Belkin Rockstar unpowered splitter (five 3.5mm outputs) for $5.80

If you are looking for a basic and portable unpowered headphone splitter, the white-green color scheme is currently on sale for $5.80 per set, with a limit of five per shopping cart at The other colors go for more. It has one 3.5mm input and five 3.5mm outputs. This is not powered.

AKG Q460 Mini On-Ears (green) for $63 (limit 3)

The AKG Q460 Mini on-ear headphones, in the lime-green color scheme, are currently on sale for $63 with free shipping, with a limit of three per shopping cart, at by Amazon itself. Only this color scheme is on sale. They average 4.1 out of 5 based on 181 customer reviews.

[DEAD] Sennheiser Momentum On Ears (Green) for $88 [if you can wait]

As of 12/19/14, the lowest price among the on-ears is $100… If you don’t need to get these in 2014, and you are okay waiting for an unspecified time of 1-2 months, the green Sennheiser Momentum On-Ear headphones are on sale for $88 per pair, with a limit of three per customer at The red and pink go for $100 and the other colors for more.

[DEAD] Thursday’s limited time offers: Bluedio Bluetooth, Sony sports earbuds, etc

This round expired… Check the Amazon Gold box for future offers…
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Audio-Technica ATH-A700X for $100 w/coupon has a coupon promotion for the Audio-Technica ATH-A700X Closed Back headphones. Use coupon code 700XDEAL over there and the price drops to $100 with free shipping. Coupon expires 12/21/14.

Massdrop: BeyerD DTX 72 iE in-ears as low as $45

A new round of specials is up at members-only but free to join Massdrop. Of earphone interest, the Beyerdynamic DTX 72 iE Earphones are offered for as low as $45 shipping. As of the time of writing, they are not fully unlocked. Offer expires in about seven days from today.

[DEAD] V-Moda Crossfade M80 Vocal for $80 (limit 2 per color)

This 24-hour deal of the day expired…
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[DEAD] House of Marley Uplift In-Ears for $13 w/free S&H

This limited time offer expired… The House of Marley Uplift In-Ears are currently on sale for $13 with free shipping, in three different color schemes, at B&H Photo. The promotion expires 12/18/14.

[DEAD] Wednesday’s Deals: Sennheiser IE 80 East, refurb B&W P3 On-Ears, etc

Today’s round expired. The headliner was perhaps the Sennheiser IE80 East offered for $200… For potentially future deals, check the Amazon Gold Box

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[DEAD] Klipsch Image S4i Rugged In-Ears for $32 + $5 flat shipping

This daily deal expired… One of the Woot deals of the day for Wednesday Dec-17-2014 is a sale on new condition Klipsch Image S4i Rugged In-Ears for $32 per pair, with five colors to pick from. Limit three per customer. Shipping is $5 flat.

Recertified Harman Kardon Bluetooth Square On-Ears for $110

The Harman Kardon Bluetooth Square On/Over-Ears (depending on ear shape I guess) are available as officially recertified for $110 with free shipping at by Amazon actual. This is a sale, not part of the lightning deals. They average 3.7 out of 5 based on 156 customer reviews.

[DEAD] California Headphone Company Laredo On-Ears for $20 (was $15)

They are sold out as of a 1/13/15 check…
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AIAIAI TMA-1 Studio headphones for $173

The AIAIAI TMA-1 Studio headphones go for around $204 right now at but when you add them to the shopping cart, and proceed to the checkout page, they drop by 15%, going down to $173~. No coupon code needed. This happens automatically, they are under the DJ sub-category of the 15% off music gear discount promotion. Expiration date is unknown.

AKG K271 MK II studio headphones for $93

For a limited time, Amazon has brought back their 15% off Checkout discount on select Music instruments and equipment. I am going through the listings to see which headphones are eligible for this promotion. No expiration date is mentioned, so I don’t know how many days/weeks this will run. Only items sold by actual (not marketplace sellers, not used/refurbished) are eligible for this promotion.

Here is the first discounted headphone, the AKG Pro Audio K271 MK II studio headphones go for $109 at the moment. Add them to the shopping cart, and proceed to checkout, and the price drops to $93~. No coupon code is needed.

AKG K712 PRO Studio Headphones for $313

The AKG K712 PRO Studio Headphones go for $369 on their own at Add them to the shopping cart, proceed to the Checkout page, and the price automatically drops to $313~. This is a limited time offer, part of this 15% off Music Gear Checkout discount.

AKG K702 studio headphones for $254

More fishing at the 15% off Music Gear Checkout discount at yields the AKG K702 studio headphones go for $300. Add them to the shopping cart, proceed to the checkout page, and the price drops automatically to $254~. This is a limited time offer (I don’t know when it expires).

Sennheiser CX200 for $20 + S&H or MM30i for $30 w/free S&H

B&H Photo of New York has two specials on Sennheiser earbuds, the CX200 Street II go for $20 plus shipping, while the MM30i (iOS) go for $30 with free shipping. If your order total is $49 or more, you get upgraded to free expedited shipping for your whole order.

[DEAD] Monday’s Lightning Deals: AiAiAi TMA-1 DJ, MeElec S6p, etc

This round of daily deals expired…
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House of Marley Positive Vibration On-Ears for $20 w/free S&H

For a limited time (expires 12/16/14), you can get the House of Marley Positive Vibration On-Ear Headphones with 3-button remote/mic, in two color options, for $20 with free shipping and handling at B&H Photo.

B&M: Beats Solo Drenched On-Ears for $100 (YMMV)

According to the weekly Staples ad, for the week of December 14-20 (2014), at their brick and mortar stores, they have the Beats Solo Drenched On-Ears on sale for $100 per pair in different colors. Availability may vary from store to store as Beats are popular in the general consumer market. They are not available on their website. YMMV.

Sony ZX-110 black (no mic) drop to $10 (limit 3) [updated]

The new closed-back on-ear Sony ZX-110 headphones, in the black color scheme, are currently on sale for $10 at by Amazon actual with a limit of three per customer. (The ones with mic (ZX-110AP go for $20)… This price is as of 12/14/14 late PM. Originally the price was $15 with a limit of five… The ZX-110 are the successor to the bang for the buck ZX-100 on-ears.

[DEAD] Starts Sun 11am & 5pm ET: Aleratec TunePhonik iXR5 in-ear Lightning Deals

These lightning deals expired…
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50WH + Shure SE215-CL In-Ears for $220

In yet another headphone combo, marketplace seller K&M Camera at, with the order fulfilled by (so eligible for Prime shipping benefits) is offering these two headphones together for $220 with free shipping: the Audio-Technica ATH-M50WH + Shure SE215-CL. The white M50x are studio closed-back over-ears, while the SE215-CL are in-ears, CL = clear color scheme.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBL + Tascam DR-05 for $190

In addition to the previously mentioned white bundle, is also offering the Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBL with Tascam DR-05 bundle for the regular price of the headphones-alone of $190 with free shipping.

This is a sale on the website, not a lightning deal, not a rebate, not a coupon offer. As such, I have no idea for how long this will last.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xWH + Tascam DR-05 for $170

The bonus gifts for the Audio Technica ATH-M50x headphones are getting better. Previously you could get a free Fiio E6 at the standard price of $170, but now the freebies are going up. This time, for $170, no coupons, no rebates, you can get the Audio-Technica ATH-M50xWH headphones plus the Tascam DR-05 portable digital recorder for $170 with free shipping at by Amazon actual. The DR-05 goes for $100 on its own, so you can use it or gift/sell/trade it if you don’t need it.

UPDATE: the black M50x is also available in this bundle for the same price, this one sold by Adorama on, so not eligible for Prime shipping benefits.

Tascam TH02-B Black headphones for $15 (or $10 after rebate)

The white Tascam TH-02-B studio-ish headphones had been steady at $15 the last few weeks but not the black model. However, right now, the black model is on sale for $15 as well at by Amazon actual. But that’s not all. Tascam has a mail-in rebates promotion (purchase period ends 12/31/14), and among them is a $5 mail-in rebate (MIR) on the TH-02 and a $5 MIR on the TH-MX2 as well. The rebate limit is one for each headphone model, but Amazon lets you buy as many as you want at $15 (but only one of them is eligible for the $5 MIR)… These average 4.1 out of 5 based on 208 customer reviews.

Tascam TH-2000-S headphones for $15 (limit 3)

On the budget studio-ish headphones front, the TASCAM TH-2000-S are currently on $15 per pair, with a limit of 3 per customer, at by Amazon actual. Only this silver-black color is on sale… Keep in mind, Tascam sells a variety of headphones under their brand, these are not as well rated as their other models (see next post for that!)

10% off Headroom Gift Cards (ends 12/25/14)

Headroom’s latest email has a couple of new offers! Using coupon code HeadRoomGift you can get 10% off the purchase of Headroom gift cards. Separately, they are offering free 2-day shipping on orders of $199 or more. Headroom is a smaller company, so they can’t be offering free shipping on their dime the same way Amazon or Target or Walmart can.

New at Massdrop: Astrotec AX-35 and Xuelin 770

Two new additions today at Massdrop, neither one fully unlocked as of the time of this post…

  • Astrotec AX-35 in-ears as low as $55
  • Xuelin IHIFI 770 Audiophile Player as low as $140

Massdrop: RHA MA350 in-ears for $28 unlocked (and more)

Today’s round of Massdrop offers (members only but everyone can join for free) has one fully unlocked item, the RHA MA350 in-ears going for $28 with free shipping. The remaining items are not fully unlocked as of blog-posting time:

  • Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro as low as $155
  • MEElectronics Atlas Headphones as low as $33
  • CEntrance Mini-M8 DAC/Amp as low as $568
  • Grace Design m920 as low as $1406

There’s something internet-funny when you have a $1395 item with $11.06 shipping. Just round the price to $1400? 🙂

B&M Dec 14-20: Sony MDR-ZX310 On-Ears for $25

According to their Weekly Ad, Staples brick and mortar stores are going to be offering the new Sony MDR-ZX310 on-ear headphones for $25 during the December 14-20 (2014) shopping week. They are available in black or red. I don’t know if their website will also have them on sale. You may also be able to use any Staples coupons available at the time (you can check at any time at The new ZX310 add a mic/remote, versus the good old ZX300/ZX100 that were straight-up headphones.

Beats Solo 2.0 On-Ears for $170 (red)

The red color scheme of the latest Beats Solo 2.0 On-Ear headphones is on sale for $170 with free shipping with a limit of five at by Amazon actual. (the blue for $160 promotion ended)… Updated 12/14/14.

[DEAD] Thur only: Beats EKOCYCLE Over-Ear Headphones for $160

This daily deal expired…
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[DEAD] Friday’s Lightning Deals: MEelectronics Crystal In-Ears, Atlas On-Ears

These two daily deals expired…
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Fostex TH-900 for $1274 [updated]

If you are interested in the Fostex TH-900 audiophile headphones, in new condition, and you don’t mind waiting for 1.5 months, you can get them for $1275 at Musician’s Friend by using coupon code HOHOHO (coupon expires 12/18/14). The shipping estimate is January 22, 2015, so if you are not the patient type, it may be a painful wait.

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