ZMF Ear Pads for $50 to $75 w/free S&H [MD]

And now to matters of comfort! Running now at Massdrop, fully unlocked, are the new condition ZMF Ear Pads for Fostex, Audeze & More headphones offered for $50+ with free shipping. There are multiple options at checkout with prices ranging from $50 to $75 depending on which options you select.

These will ship by vendor in early February 2018 and all sales are final. There is no mention of warranty in the listing. Check the product description and Massdrop discussion for a better feel of how they fit which headphones.

For all the Massdrop offers that are sold in a more conventional fashion, shipping within a week after ordering, check our Massdrop Tracker post.

[DEAD] Schiit Audio SCH-13 Sys Passive Preamp for $59

As of a late 12/12/17 re-check, this sold out…

Don’t stop believing Schiit hunters! The new condition Schiit Audio SCH-13 Sys Passive Preamp is in-stock for $59 with free shipping, sold by Schiit Audio with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime members get free 2-day shipping. It averages 4.6 out of 5 based on 86 customer reviews and has 35 answered questions. The in-stock estimate is December 19 as of the time of writing, a possible sign that their supplies are running out. Limit one unit per customer.

[DEAD] Taotronics ANC Earphones for $34.49 w/FS

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Bose QC25 ANC Closed Over-Ears drop to $159

The official Microsoft Store is running their own 12 days of deals, and among their latest offers is a new lower price for the new condition BOSE Quiet Comfort 25 ANC Closed Over-Ears for $159 with free shipping and free returns instead of the $179 price that was offered at many places during the Black Friday madness.

Creative SoundBlaster Jam Bluetooth On-Ears for $30

Starting on Monday at 3am ET, as one of the NewEgg Shell-shocker deals of the day, you can get the new condition Creative SoundBlaster Jam Bluetooth On-Ears for $30 with free shipping. I’m posting this as a heads up. The sale will go live on Monday at 3am eastern.

20% off Headphones at Stacksocial with Coupon

Stacksocial carries a limited selection of headphones and for a limited time, coupon code GREEN20 gets you 20% off their current prices. With the coupon factored in, among others, the prices drop for the Audeze iSine 10 planar in-ears to $225 for the standard version and down to $255 for the Lightning cable version.

MEE Audio Matrix3 Bluetooth Over-Ears for $100

The Matrix2 of the MEE Audio bluetooth over-ears found themselves in some bluetooth headphones recommendation lists, so the Matrix3 is picking up some of the hype train. Of course the bluetooth market became a lot more competitive since then, with many and more options becoming available from many different manufacturers.

And it is on a cyclical sale again, going for $100 with free shipping, with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price, at Amazon by Amazon actual. They average 3.9 out of 5 based on 19 customer reviews.

Panasonic RP-HF300 On-Ears for $11

On the budget side of things, two options of the many Panasonic RP-HF300 closed-back lightweight on-ears are on sale. The white with mic/remote goes for $10.94, while the white no mic/remote goes for $11.69. The other colors and mic combinations go for more.

All together, all colors and options, average 3.7 out of 5 based on 770+ customer reviews and they have 25 answered questions. Keep in mind the white color scheme will “absorb” stains more than the red or blue or black, which is factored in the price, but if you are planning to use it in a low-risk stain situation, then it’s your win πŸ™‚

Libratone Q ADAPT Lightning In-Ears for $99

For Apple devices with a lightning connector, the new condition Libratone Q ADAPT Lightning in-ears are on sale for $99 with free shipping, in four fashionable color schemes, at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three per color per customer. This is not a lightning (no pun intended) deal, so expiration date is unknown. They average 3.6 out of 5 based on 110+ customer reviews.

DropMix Music Gaming System for $60 [limit 2]

Of musical interest, the Hasbro DropMix Music Gaming System is currently on sale for $60 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to two sets per customer at the sale price. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration date is unknown. It averages 4.5 out of 5 based on 50 customer reviews and it has 20+ answered questions.

Kinera BD005 IEMs for $20 w/free S&H [MD]

It’s not just triple and four figure items at Massdrop. They also offer bang for the buck items, and not just the good old VE Monks πŸ™‚ Running for the next four days and change (as of the time of writing) it is the new condition Kinera BD005 IEMs going for $20 with free shipping. There are three colors to pick from (blue, gray, red), you don’t have to get the R’hllor red that is shown in the product pictures πŸ™‚

This will ship in early January 2018 by Massdrop, all sales final. There is no mention of warranty in the listing.

PS: for headphones at Massdrop that are available on a regular basis like a normal retail, check our frequently updated Massdrop Tracker. Bookmark that post if interested!

Little Dot MK II Tube Headphone Amp for $130 [MD]

I fell behind on Massdrop updates, thus the avalanche of Massdrop posts. Good for the next one day and a few hours (as of the time of writing; unfortunately MD does not post a specific countdown until the clock is under 24 hours) is the new condition Little Dot MK II Tube Headphone Amp offered for $130 with free shipping. There are options for other tubes for additional cost.

These will be shipped by Massdrop in early January 2018 and all sales are final. There is no mention of warranty in the listings.

Ending Soon: Cardas Premium Clear Light Headphone Cables for $135 w/free S&H [MD]

Trigger warning! This post talks about triple figure headphone cables. You have been warned! Do not read any further if triggered or offended by this topic πŸ™‚

Running for the next three days (as of the time of writing) at the members-only Massdrop are the new condition Cardas Premium Clear Light Headphone Cables offered for $135 with free USA shipping. Different size options are available.

These will ship in mid-January 2018 and will include a certificate of authenticity. They will ship by the vendor and all sales are final.

The listing says the drop is limited to 250 units, and 223 purchased so far, so they will likely run out before the expiration date. I don’t know if they have flexibility to extend the limit or not.

KOSS KDE 250 “Earphones” for $100 w/FS [MD]

This can give someone an existential crisis in trying to figure out how to properly categorize them πŸ™‚ Regardless of the existential crisis, they are fully unlocked at members-only Massdrop, the new condition KOSS KDE 250 “earphones” for $100 with free USA shipping and an early January 2018 shipment estimate. This will ship from Massdrop, all sales final, and there is no mention of warranty on the listing. There are four days left in this promotion (as of the time of writing).

Monoprice Tube Amp sale (7 options)

Monoprice is running a sale on seven of their Tube amps with prices ranging from $100 to $600. Three of them are amps only, while the other four are amps + speaker bundles.

Speaking of Monoprice, they have a couple of coupons that are running until Sunday at 11:59pm pacific time:

+ GINGER gets you $5 off a $25+ order
+ BREAD gets you 15% off an order of $150+

Sennheiser HD1 Bluetooth ANC Over-Ears for $350

The Sennheiser holidays continue on the highly-contested $300~ price tier of ANC/BT over-ears, where their HD1 Bluetooth with ANC closed-back over-ears are on sale for $350 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price.

Sennheiser is even competing with itself, as the Momentum-branded version goes for the sale price, while the PXC 550 continues for $300.

Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition) for $150 [updated]

On the truly wireless front, the all new Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition) [they are so new they time-traveled from the future in 2018!] are on sale for $150 in all three color schemes at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to two per color per customer. They average 3.5 out of 5 based on 100+ customer reviews.

UPDATE 12/11/17: the price of the white increased from $140 to $150.

Needless to say, the truly wireless earphones are a matter of convenience and of utilitarian use, they are not a replacement for audiophile level headphones and earphones πŸ™‚

UPDATE: meanwhile the previous generation model, the Samsung Gear Icon X are going for $60 with free shipping in refurbished condition as the All 4 Cellular deal of the day running until Monday 12/11/17 at 11:59pm ET. They come with a 90-day warranty from A4C.

Sennheiser HD1 neckband bluetooth earphones for $135

Further discounting since the last time we looked at this, the new condition Sennheiser HD1 neckband bluetooth earphones are going for $135 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown. They average 4 out of 5 based on 70+ customer reviews.

[DEAD] Green Monday NewEGG sales

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[DEAD] Green Monday at Amazon includes Logitech USB Headset H390

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[DEAD] Monday: 20% off at Monoprice w/coupon

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For Monday only, coupon code 20GREEN gets you 20% off at Monoprice.com. No minimum purchase amount required! Most items on their website are eligible but NOT everything. The usual coupon exclusions do apply. You can check whether something’s eligible by putting it in the shopping cart and entering the coupon. You don’t need an account to do this.

[DEAD] Brainwavz Replacement Memory Foam Earpads for $16

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Sennheiser HD1 Closed Over-Ears (iOS) for $235

The black color scheme of the iOS buttons version of the wired closed-back over-ear Sennheiser HD1 headphones is on sale for $235 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual, while the Ivory color scheme goes for $250. Limit up to three per customer. The Android is not on sale… The HD1 is the Momentum reborn/renamed… iOS only refers to the remote control buttons functionality, you can use these with any music source…

Shure SRH Over-Ears Sale Continues

Some of the Shure SE-series IEM doorbusters expired, but their over-ear headphone sale prices continue (or they have returned since the Black Friday / Cyber Monday) as follows:

+ closed-back SRH 240A for $49

+ closed-back SRH 440 for $79

+ closed-back SRH 840 for $149

+ closed-back SRH 940 for $249 or $219 by “fulfilled by Amazon” sellers

+ open-back SRH 1440 for $249

+ closed-back SRH 1540 for $399

+ open-back SRH 1840 for $399

+ closed-back SRH 750 DJ for $99

Sennheiser HD 650 drips to $306

If of all the Sennheiser HD 6**/7** headphones it is the new condition open-back over-ear HD 650 the one you want, you can get it in new condition for $306~ with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual. Free 2-day delivery for Prime members.

Or if you can wait until late March 2018, you can get the Sennheiser HD 6XX for $200 with free shipping at Massdrop. This is 3.5 months from blog-posting date, so that’s quite a wait in internet time πŸ™‚

17% off at Musician’s Friend with coupon

You can make your own deals with this coupon at Musician’s Friend, running until 12/21/17. Get 17% off your order total (no minimum purchase amount required) with coupon code HOLIDAY17 entered in their shopping cart. The maximum discount with the coupon is $500.

Over 23,600 products are eligible for the coupon but not everything they carry. The usual coupon exclusions apply, some are manufacturer restrictions, some are retailer restrictions, and so forth. You can test the coupon without creating an account or logging in, just add the items of interest to the shopping cart, and enter the coupon code and see what discount you get.

V-Moda Crossfade II for $229, with apt-X for $239

This sale is back! The new condition V-moda Crossfade II Over-Ears in the Matte Black color scheme drop from $329 to $229 in the shopping cart when you enter coupon code CYBERDEALS in the checkout page (you have to enter an email address to enter the coupon; you don’t have to fill up the rest of data fields).

Or if you prefer apt-X, the Rose/Gold Color Scheme which is the only one of the three colors that supports Qualcomm’s apt-X drops from $349 to $239. Yes, the coupon is $110 off for this model, and $100 for the other one.

The white color scheme is not eligible for the coupon. All these at Adorama.com.

Meanwhile the first generation of this headphones continues to be on sale for $180.

Audio Technica Sale: M20X for $39, M30X for $59, M40X for $79

The Audio Technica closed-back over-ear studio-ish headphone line is on sale. The M50x goes for the uninspiring price of $129 (the price of hype I suppose) but the other models are discounted as follows, in new condition, sold and shipped by Amazon actual, with up to ten pairs per model per customer:

+ M20X Closed Over-Ears for $39

+ M30X Closed Over-Ears for $59

+ M40X Closed Over-Ears for $79

+ free shipping and handling

Koss SportaPro Lightweight On-Ears for $19

The Koss SportaPro, not to be confused with the more famous PortaPro, are on sale at the moment, going for $19 in new condition, with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price, sold and shipped by Amazon actual where they average 4.2 out of 5 based on 430+ customer reviews. They have a collapsible design. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown. Free shipping with Prime or with a $25+ order.

Speaking of the more famous PortaPros, the all-black color-scheme goes for $42 with free shipping. This has less blue than the classic PortaPros… Or if you prefer a model with a mic/remote, you can get the Massdrop X edition for $38 with free shipping as one of the Massdrop In-Stock offerings (they ship within a week after ordering).

KOSS BT540i closed-back bluetooth over-ears for $96

The new condition KOSS BT540i closed-back bluetooth over-ear headphones are on sale for the very specific price of $96.49 at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown. They average 4.1 out of 5 based on 55 customer reviews.

Parrot ZIK 3 Bluetooth ANC headphones for $137 after coupon

The previous time these were on a coupon sale at the official Parrot Zik store, their after coupon price was $150. Now, thanks to new coupon ZIKSD45, you can get the new condition Parrot Zik 3 bluetooth with ANC techie-friendly headphones at the official Parrot USA store for $137~ with free shipping.

You don’t have to login or create an account to test the coupon. Simply add the Zik 3 headphones to the shopping cart, proceed to checkout, and enter the coupon code, and the price will drop while the coupon promotion is running.

KEF M100 In-Ears for $26 w/free S&H [updated]

UPDATE 12/11/17 another color sold-out, the Champagne Gold is gone. The Racing Blue drops from $29 to $26~ with free shipping when you use the 10% off Mobile Checkout promo code MBLB1205B that expires 12/11/17.

The burnt orange goes for $29 with free shipping and it looks like it’s not eligible for the 10% off coupon.

Already the Titanium color scheme is sold out, so these may indeed by on their way out. Certainly their cascading price drops seems to suggest so πŸ™‚

Speaking of KEF, Amazon has a limited time sale on the KEF Q100 Bookshelf Loudspeakers – Black Oak (Pair) for $249 with free shipping with up to four sets per customer. This is an old fashioned sale, not a lightning deal.

This daily deal expired: How can you go? The new condition KEF M100 in-ears are now on sale for $25 with free shipping in the “Burnt Orange” color scheme as a Saturday deal of the day at NewEgg by NewEgg actual. The sale ends by Sunday at 3am ET.

B&O PLAY H6 Over-Ears for $179 NEW or $130 Refurb

You have a choice on this one! The new condition closed-back B&O PLAY Beoplay H6 Over-Ears are on sale for $179 with free shipping by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer in the black color scheme, while the refurbished version goes for $130 by seller “DealPlanIT” with the order fulfilled by Amazon. Look for the “refurbished” option in the Condition or use this link that only shows refurbished.

Note that the one mentioned above is the first generation model. The current generation model is the second generation which goes for more.

[DEAD] Lightning Deals Check-Up: Denon DA-10 DAC/amp, Rowkin, Etc

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[DEAD] FREE after Rebate: Rosewill RAC-10BK 10ft Audio Cable

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