Sennheiser RS160 (Wireless, Kleer) for $130

The entry point into the Sennheiser Kleer wireless (not Bluetooth) headphones is the RS-160 model and it is currently on sale for $130 with free shipping at Amazon.com (limit 5) and BuyDig.com.

[DEAD] 2-pack of Soul by Ludacris SS7 earphones for $33 total

As of a 2/5/15 re-check of this, the price went up… If you need two pairs of earphones, a two-pack of Soul SS7 by Ludacris are currently offered for $33 total by a marketplace seller with the order fulfilled by Amazon.com.

If you are not a Prime member, you can get to free S&H with a $35+ order. You can always add a splitter or adapter or cable or headphone pouch to get there.

Koss KTXPRO1 portable on-ears for $11.60

The Koss KTXPRO1 portable lightweight on-ear headphones are currently on sale for $11.60, with a limit of five per customer at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. These can go as low as $10 if you don’t want/need them right away and don’t mind waiting for a future sale… They average 4.2 out of 5 based on nearly 1000 customer reviews and have nearly fifty questions peer-answered.

Monster DNA On-Ears (new but blemished packaging) for $70

Monster’s own eBay store is offering blemished packaging DNA On-Ears for $70 with free shipping. Only two color schemes remain in-stock (blue, white). They sold over 16,000 units so far from this particular eBay listing. These have Control Talk (mic/buttons). Pictures #2, #3 and #4 over there show examples of what they consider to be a “blemished box”.

3-Pack of Sennheiser HD 419 for $90

Lionel Richie and The Commodores sung “Three Times A Lady”. If you happen to want three Sennheiser HD 419 headphones, they are sold as a new condition triple-pack, from authorized dealer Sonix Electronics on eBay for $90 with free S&H. This comes out to $30 per pair. Limit five 3-packs per customer during this promotion… Individually these go for $40+ at amazon.com where they average 4.2 out of 5 based on 330+ customer reviews and have 37 questions answered… These are closed-back, over-ear (around-ear) with 32 ohm impedance.

Fiio D03K DAC for $28 with free S&H

The Fiio D03K goes for $28 at Amazon.com but if you are not a Prime member or planning an order of $35+, you don’t get free shipping. However, if you just want the D03k and nothing else, it goes for $28 with free shipping at BuyDig.com.

[DEAD] Starts Mon 9pm ET: Sennheiser HD 205 DJ headphones for $25

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[DEAD] Monday: MEelectronics sale: M6 for $11, M6p for $17, S6p for $22, Atlas On-Ears for $35

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Used JVC-HARX300 for $10

On the almost single figured front, especially if you are an Amazon Prime member (for the free 2-day shipping), the JVC HAR-X300 headphones are available in “Used – very good” condition for around $10 at Amazon Warehouse Deals. The new condition prices start at $13 but without free shipping. This particular used listing says “Item will come in original packaging. Packaging will be damaged.” These are the entry-level model of a four headphone lineup (300, 500, 700, 900 model numbers).

Refurbished Sennheiser HD 428 for $33 w/free S&H

If you are looking for the older (now discontinued) Sennheiser HD 428 over-ear headphones, they are currently offered for $33 with free shipping as manufacturer refurbished by VM Innovations on eBay.

AKG Pro Audio K171 MK II Studio for $90

The AKG Pro Audio K171 MKII studio headphones are currently on sale for $90 with free shipping by Sonic Electronix directly and also by them through Amazon.com (in case you have Amazon Gift Cards waiting to be spent). AKG has many and more studio headphones, it can be a full day exercise sorting out through them all.

[DEAD] Used Sony MDR-Z7 for $510

As of a 2/5/15 re-checking of this listing, the prices went up… The new condition price of Sony’s latest flagship, the MDR-Z7, is $700 but if you want to save some, you can get it for $510 in “Used -Very Good” or $520 in “Used – Like New” at Amazon Warehouse Deals. There are multiple listings of this over there, which may put price pressure on the available used quantities, and cause prices to drop in the next few days. This is only a general rule of thumb, there is no guarantee this will happen since a number of factors affect used prices.

Creative Sound Blaster E1 portable headphone amp for $33.50

The Creative Sound Blaster E1 portable headphone amp is currently on sale for $33.50 at Amazon.com by Amazon actual with the usual free shipping options (Prime or $35+ order). It averages 4.0 out of 5 based on 43 customer reviews and if you are curious about it, it has 12 questions peer-answered. This is competing with the likes of the Fiio E6 and such.

[DEAD] California Headphone Co Silverado Over-Ears return for $50

They are sold out as of a Jan-13-2015 recheck…

They are back again! The California Headphone Co Silverado Over-Ear headphones are back in-stock, sold by the manufacturer with the order fulfilled by Amazon.com (which means free shipping for all) for $50 per pair this time. These are better rated than their Laredo On-Ears which remain available for $20 shipped are back to being sold-out and unorderable again [update 1/6/15 early AM].

[DEAD] Motorola S11-Flex HD bluetooth headset for $59

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Sennheiser HD700 for $630 (limited time)

The open-back open-air deputy of the Sennheiser audiophile line-up, the HD-700, is currently on sale for $630 with free shipping at B&H Photo. You can only see this sale price after you add it to your shopping cart and logon to your B&H Photo account. This is a limited time offer, discovered while price-checking through Google Products.

Fry’s B&M only: Sol Republic Master Tracks for $100 with promo code

If you subscribe or if you are already subscribed to the Fry’s Electronics (frys.com) emailing list, they send you unique promo codes by email that only you can use towards the purchase of select products that they have on special. Among the latest emails, one of the offers has the Sol Republic Master Tracks Over-Ears for $100. The promo code expires at the end of day on 1/5/15. This is only good in-store, not at their website. Limit two per customer. Stock and availability may vary from store to store (I can’t check them all). There are three colors available and they are eligible for this offer. They have a mic and 3-button remote… They average 4.4 out of 5 based on 200+ customer reviews at amazon.com.

Verizon: get Sol Republic Tracks for $10 with new 2yr Droid Maxx or Moto X contract or Edge

If you happen to be interested in getting either the Motorola Moto X or the Droid Maxx smartphones on Verizon with a two year contract or an Edge activation, you can add the Sol Republic Tracks on-ear headphones for just $10 more. This is only a deal if you are interested in either one of these phones on a Verizon contract. Otherwise, the contract is obviously way too expensive to counter the “combo” discount for the headphones. This is a limited time offer but their TV ad did not mention a specific expiration date.

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[DEAD] Used Philips Fidelio X2 for $270

As of 1/5/15, the used options are sold out and it is only available in new condition at the regular price… This is a small discount at the moment compared to the new condition price, but dedicated used-condition buyers may find it of interest still since these are a new release. The Philips Fidelio X2 is available in “Used – Good condition” for $270 at Amazon Warehouse Deals by AWD actual. The new condition price is $300. The used price may go up and down depending on various factors, so you may want to keep an eye out for it in case it gets discounted.

[DEAD] Used Audio Technica ATH-M30 for $40

As of 1/5/15, this sold out and is no longer available used at this price… If of all the Audio Technica studio headphones, old and new, it is the ATH-M30 the ones you want, they are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $40 with free shipping at Amazon Warehouse Deals by AWD actual. They average 4.4 out of 5 based on nearly 2300 customer reviews.

[DEAD] Sennheiser HD 429 for $40

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Massdrop: Yuin Pk3 Earbuds unlocked for $29

The Massdrop action continues, rain or shine it seems. Right now, fully unlocked as the Yuin Pk3 Earbuds going for $29 with free shipping (that’s the lowest price possible under their tiered system). Ends in about five days from today. Not fully unlocked, with a lowest price possible of $431 is the Little Dot MK IV SE Headphone Amplifier, which offers a choice of 110V or 220V during checkout.

Numark Electrowave DJ Headphones for $50 w/free S&H

The white Numark Electrowave DJ Headphones are currently on sale for $50 with free shipping at Musician’s Friend as part of their Warehouse Clearance sale that includes 80+ headphones. If you are not familiar with a headphone’s price range, do price check at Amazon and other places, as MF’s prices are all over the place compared to Amazon and such.

Massdrop: TTPod T1-E in-ears unlocked for $30 (also Dunu DN-1000 IEMs)

It’s IEM day at Massdrop, where the TTPod T1-E in-ears are fully unlocked for $30 shipped (end in about five days from today). The Dunu DN-1000 IEMs are offered with a price as low as $165 but they are not fully unlocked as of the time of writing.

UPDATE (2/20/15): the TTPod T1-Es are now available fulfilled by Amazon.com (sold by various marketplace sellers) with prices starting at $30 (white), $32 (transparent), $34.99 (red or blue or purple or black). The usual Amazon free shipping terms apply (Prime or with a $35+ order). Note that the prices are as of this update and may change in the future. Various marketplace sellers are offering them, so pay attention to who each seller is, their ratings, and reputation.

MEElectronics M9 earbuds for $8 w/free S&H

Back to NewEgg’s offers, good until the end of day on 1/1/15, they have the new condition MEElectronics M9 earbuds for $8 with free Super Eggsaver shipping (the slowest option), with a limit of five per customer. No mic/remote.

Used Sennheiser HD 429 S for $26 w/free S&H

On the other hand, if you are looking for a pair of Sennheiser HD 4xx headphones with a mic/remote, and don’t mind used, the HD 429 S (the S is part of the name, S for smartphone) are available in “Used – Like New” condition for $26 with free shipping by Pinnacle Deals at Amazon. These ship from Pinnacle Deals, so everyone gets free shipping… They average 4.3 out of 5 based on 70+ customer reviews.

Velodyne vTrue Aluminum Studio headphones for $90

Good until 1/1/15, NewEgg is offering the Velodyne vTrue Aluminum Studio headphones with a more oval / heart-shaped earpads for $90 with free shipping. No promo code needed. They have 50mm drivers and 24 ohm impedance, and include two cables (straight and with remote/mic).

[DEAD] Sennheiser HD 449 headphones for $60

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Sennheiser MM30i in-ears for $28 with free shipping

The Sennheiser MM30i in-ears are currently one of the featured eBay deals, going for $28 with free shipping for all by Sonix Electronix on eBay with a limit of five per customer. It goes for $30 at amazon.com but if you are not a Prime member, you don’t get free shipping.

Targus Bluetooth On-Ears for $20 (YMMV)

On the strictly utilitarian bluetooth front, the Targus Bluetooth On-Ears, model TA-44HP-BT-BLK, are on sale this week (ends 1/3/15) at Staples brick and mortar store for $20 per pair. I can’t check every Staples stores, so there is a YMMV.

These are also going for $20 by Office Depot on eBay Now with a $5 flat local delivery fee. This is part of eBay Now (local delivery), not the regular eBay.

Massdrop: Velour Earpads for ATH-M50x (and more) for $22 shipped (fully unlocked)

For owners of the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x, M50, M40x, M30x and M20x, a set of Velour Earpads is currently fully unlocked for $20 plus $2 shipping at Massdrop. At checkout, you can pick black or brown color. It looks like they are sold by Sound Professionals. Offer ends in about 7 days from today. They are expected to ship Jan-20-2015 or later.

The mini-renaissance of audiophile level digital audio players continues, with the QLS QA360 Music Player offered over there as well, the lowest price possible is $470 but has zero purchases as of the time of writing.

[DEAD] Used HIFIMAN EF-2A head-amp for $112

As of 2/13/15 recheck, the used prices are higher…

The HIFIMAN EF-2A headphone amplifier is offered in “Used – Very Good” condition for just under $112 at Amazon Warehouse Deals by Audio Advisor. This is fulfilled by Amazon, so free 2-day Prime shipping for members. Please note quantities of used items are typically limited and it may sell out by the time you are reading this post.

Hifiman HE-400 Over-Ear Planar for $300

With the new Hifiman HE-400i planar magnetics riding in at $500, the older HE-400 have now settled to $300 at Amazon.com sold at this price by Hifiman and HeadAmp (VA) and RazorDog Audio (eBay).

HifiMan RE-400 or RE-400i In-Ears for $80 each

The HifiMan RE-400 or RE-400i (with mic/remote) In-Ears are currently going for $80 per pair, sold by HifiMan and others at Amazon.com, with the orders fulfilled by Amazon.com, so you get free 2-day shipping if you are a Prime member.

Groupon: 10% off with coupon includes Audio Gear

Groupon is offering 10% off Groupon Goods products with coupon SALE10 until late on 12/30/14. This includes headphones and audio gear among many other things.

With the 10% off discount deducted (I am doing the math in my head, so there may be math errors), you can get:

  • Monster N-Tune On-Ears for $81
  • Noontec Hammo Over-Ears for $59~
  • Photive X-Bass Bluetooth for $40~
  • Etymotic MC3 in-ears for $45
  • Panasonic RP-HJE-120 earbuds for $4.50
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