Used B&W P3 On-Ears for $68

If you like headphones in the white color scheme, you can get the Bowers & Wilkins P3 Headphones in “Used – Very Good” condition for $68~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals. They currently have three listings at this price.

Note also that the P3s are occasionally featured as lightning deals (in new or refurbished condition) at the Amazon Gold Box.

Refurbished Sennheiser HD 219 S for $24

The on-ear Sennheiser HD 219 S headphones are currently available in refurbished condition for $19 plus $5 flat shipping by Adgtron at Amazon Warehouse Deals. They ship from Adgtron, so they are not eligible for free 2-day Prime shipping. The headphones average 4 out of 5 based on 36 customer reviews. That “S” in the model name means it is designed for smartphone/tablet use.

Used Avantree Bluetooth headphones for $21

The Avantree bluetooth headphones with 3.5mm input as well are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition for around $21 by Amazon Warehouse Deals. There are multiple listings so it may put some price pressure on these listings. They average 4.0 out of 5.0 based on 270+ customer reviews.

Monoprice 8323 Over-Ears for $20 with free s&h

The bang for the buck closed-back over-ear Monoprice 8323 are currently going for $20 with free shipping as part of the Monoprice Secret Sale.

Used Fiio E18 KUNLUN USB DAC/amp for $127

The FiiO E18 KUNLUN USB DAC/amp for smartphones with USB OTG support is currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $127~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals.

Sennheiser HD 380 Pro for $99 (limit 3)

Back on sale again, the new condition closed-back over-ear studio Sennheiser HD 380 Pro are on sale for $99 with free shipping, with a limit of three per customer at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. This is not a lightning deal. These average 4.4 out of 5 based on nearly 600 customer reviews and they have over 100 questions peer-answered.

Puro Sound Labs IEM500 In-Ears for $50

If you like to explore off-the-beaten path earphones, among the latest eBay Deals you can get the new condition Puro Sound Labs IEM500 In-Ears for $50 with free shipping, with a limit of five per buyer from eBay seller “ShopDivvy” (99.1%). Per the listing, these have dual drivers, mic with 1-button remote, five eartip pairs, and a soft sock (for the earphones, not for the humans!). They have a one year warranty and a 30-day return policy.

Refurbished KEF M500 On-Ears for $185

Everybody’s making headphones these days, including KEF. Their M500 on-ears go for $300 in new condition, but if you want to save, you can get them in refurbished condition for $180 plus $5.50 flat shipping by Accessories4Less thru amazon. Their blurb under their listing says: “KEF Authorized Dealer. Full 1 year warranty. All accessories included. *Sold exclusively within the US only. Shipping is to Continental US Only!”. Amazon’s own offers (Amazon Warehouse Deals) are for $196 in “Used – Very Good” condition. They average 4.6 out of 5 based on 41 customer reviews.

Used Alienvibes EP02 Red for $50 (ANC)

If you are looking for red headphones with active noise cancelling (ANC) in the red-black color-scheme, the red AlienVibes EP02 are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $50 (was $56) with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals. If red is not your thing, they go for $74 in similar condition in the black color scheme. They average 3.6 out of 5 based on 63 customer reviews.

Music Folder Player Full for $1.29 (no ads; Google Play)

If you are like to listen to music album by album (or folder by folder) and you are tired of busy-body Android music players that suffer from feature sprawl and resource hogging, there’s a folder player on sale at Google Play for $1.29, the Music Folder Player Full (no ads) by ZorillaSoft. This is the full app, not an unlocker. You can try it out by using their free ad-supported player (if you don’t hate ads with an unquenched passion). Obviously does not have the features and customizations of apps like Poweramp but sometimes more is less.

A couple of tips: 1) you can disable the Equalizer and also make it disappear from the UI, 2) turn off notifications if you get annoyed when each new track appears there, 3) specify music folders so the app doesn’t have to search for music everywhere. For more check the developer’s FAQ.

Open-box Fiio X5 for $280

The second generation Fiio X5 is coming, but if you are cool with the first generation and buying open-box, you can get it for $280 with free shipping by Amazon marketplace seller “All About Office” (99%, 8110 ratings). This ships from them, so it’s not eligible for Prime benefits. The description says “open box! return Authorized dealer”.

Fiio X3 (2nd generation) for $200

The second generation Fiio X3 digital audio player (aka X3 II) is now going for $200 with free shipping, by marketplace sellers with the order fulfilled by Amazon. Amazon actual does not carry it. It currently averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 15 customer reviews, with one 1-star review complaining about ALAC issues.

Massdrop: BeyerD (DT990-250 Premium, COP) and AF62 Bluetooth

A new wave of offers got added to members-only Massdrop, which is free to join but you must be joined and logged on in order to see the various offers. As of the time of writing, the ones below are not fully unlocked and end in about seven days from blog-posting date:

  • Beyerdynamic DT990 Premium (250 ohm only) as low as $248 shipped
  • Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro as low as $165 shipped
  • MEElectronics Air-Fi Matrix2 AF 62 (bluetooth over-ears, IF WoF) as low as $69 shipped

[DEAD] Starts Fri 11pm ET: Three Ausdom Bluetooth Headphones

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[DEAD] They are back: Grado SR60i for $80 (new, authorized)

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Used Sennheiser HD 700 for $435

The open-back over-ear deputy-flagship Sennheiser HD 700 are currently available in “Used – Very Good condition” (original damaged packaging) for $435 by Amazon Warehouse Deals.

Used Philips SHB7000WT/28 Bluetooth for $28~

The Philips SHB7000WT/28 bluetooth headphones, in the white-blue color schemes, is available in “Used – Very Good” condition in three different listings for around $28 by Amazon Warehouse Deals. They average 4 out of 5 based on 440 customer reviews.

Used LG Gruve Bluetooth On-ears for $45~

LG too is making headphones, and their Gruve Bluetooth on-ears go for $66 in new condition, but if you are cool with used, you can get them in “Used – Like New” condition (damaged original packaging) for $44.50 by Amazon Warehouse Deals. They average 4.3 out of 5 based on 30 customer reviews. They fold.

Used MEElectronics Air Fi Runaway Bluetooth On-Ears for $25

The MEElectronics Air Fi Runaway Bluetooth, in the black/grey color scheme, are available in “Used – very Good” condition for just under $25 by Amazon Warehouse Deals. The other color schemes go for more. To see all used options for each particular color, click on the color of that particular thumbnail over there. These average 4.2 out of 5 based on 1750+ customer reviews.

Yamaha HPH-200WH Open-back for $80

The white Yamaha HPH-200WH open-back headphones are currently on sale for $80 per pair from seller “IQ HOME ENTERTAINMENT” with the order fulfilled by Amazon. The black color scheme goes for close to $150. They average 4.6 out of 5 based on 26 customer reviews.

Refurb. Sennheiser CX 685 Adidas Earbuds for $20 w/free s&h

Among the various eBay Deals, you can find the manufacturer refurbished Sennheiser CX 685 Adidas Sports Earphones offered for $20 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer. Over 300 units sold so far from this particular eBay listing.

Philips NC1/27 On-Ear (ANC) shipping for $300

If you are fond of active noise cancelling and want to be among the first to check out new headphones, the Philips NC1/27 with active noise cancellation is now in-stock and ready to ship to your front door for $300 at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. It promises up to 30 hours of ANC play but it can still play non-ANC music when it runs out of power. It has 40mm drivers, folds, and comes with travel case.

This is part of the new Philips line-up that includes the much talked about X2, but also the M1 Mark II (closed on-ear) and the F1 (closed on-ear) and the Apple-centric M2L (L = Lightning input with built-in DAC/amp). They are mobile-friendly, with 16 ohm impedance, with the exception of the X2 which still has a mobile-friendly 30 ohm.

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[DEAD] HifiMan HE400i Over-Ears for $403

As of a 6/5/15 recheck, Amazon actual sold out of this at $400… If you are not in a hurry to receive them, the planar magnetic HifiMan HE400i over-ears are currently on sale for around $403, in new condition, at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. They are however in “Temporarily out of stock”, so if you need them by a specific date (eg Dads/Grads) you may not get them. But if you do order them, you lock in the $403 price.

Orderable Now in USA: the $80 Xiaomi On-Ear Headphones

The wait is over! If you are in the USA, you can now purchase the new semi-open on-ear Xiaomi Mi On-Ear headphones for $80. Their online store began accepting orders at 10pm ET on 6/1/15. They even have a “Total Harmonic Distortion Curve” comparing them to the AKG K551 and Sennheiser Urbanite in the middle of the product page. The “Buy It Now” button is semi-hiding at the top right corner, you don’t have to keep scrolling down at that ever-scrolling page 🙂

Philips SHB7150FB/27 Bluetooth Over-Ears for $55

The new condition Philips SHB7150FB/27 bluetooth over-ear headphones are currently on sale going for $55 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer at Amazon.com by Amazon actual. They have 40mm drivers, support NFC and Bluetooth 3.0, also play music via 3.5mm input, and such.

Used MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 for $7

The black MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 earbuds are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition for under $7 by Amazon Warehouse Deals and in “Used – Like New” condition for $7~ with the description:

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Some of the other colors are available in “Used – Like New” condition starting at $8.

[DEAD] Used Audio Technica M40x for $69 [updated]

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Massdrop: Shure SE215 in-ears unlocked for $86

These don’t go on sale often, so if interested, the Shure SE-215 in-ears are currently unlocked at members-only (but free to join) Massdrop for $80 plus $6~ flat shipping. This are in the black color scheme. The offer ends in about seven days from blog-posting date. These continue to build up in popularity, they have amassed over 1500 customer reviews at amazon now with a 4.1 out of 5 average, and they even have a fitting mini-tutorial page.

SMS Audio BioSport Earbud for $71

The blue SMS Audio BioSport Earbuds (biometric with heart rate monitor) are currently discounted down to $66 plus $5 flat shipping by Secondipity at Amazon. The black colors go for $95 shipped. Do check reviews and compatibility though, they average 3.7 out of 5 based on 43 customer reviews.

[DEAD] Klipsch X7 in-ears for $55 each {X5 sold out}

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[DEAD] Apple Earpods + Lightning Cable for $22 + $5 s&h

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Philips X2 drop to $248 (limit 5)

The new condition open-back over-ear Philips Fidelio X2/27 headphones have a solid discount and this is not part of a lightning deal. As of the time of writing, you can get them for $248 with free shipping, with a limit of five per customer at Amazon by Amazon actual. They average 4.7 out of 5 with 100+ customer reviews.

Used Shure SRH 1440 for $210 [updated]

The open-back over-ear Shure SRH 1440 (their first adventure in open-back) are currently available in “Used – Like New” condition for $210 by Amazon Warehouse Deals. They average 4.8 out of 5 based on 23 customer reviews with only 5-star and 4-star reviews. The blurb for this listing says damaged original packaging.

UPDATE 6/2/15: the “Used – Very Good” sold out, but it looks like the “Used – Like New” got discounted a bit since earlier…

[DEAD] Tascam TH-200X Studio Headphones for $30 w/free S&H

This daily deal expired but the Tascams are recurring at MF… The Musician’s Friend Deal of the Day ending by 8am ET on Tuesday are the new condition TASCAM TH-200X Studio Headphones offered for $30 with free shipping.