Sennheiser Momentum (Brown) Over-Ears for $190

Momentum action again, this time it is the brown color scheme of the over-ears that are on sale, leapfrogging the black version, currently going for $190 with free shipping at with a limit of one per customer.

Denon DN-HP500 DJ headphones for $60

The Denon DN-HP500 DJ headphones are currently going for $60 with free shipping at offered at this price by Amazon actual, along with marketplace sellers Sam Ash and Hifi AudioTronics.

Sony MDR-7520 Studio for $332 with coupon

The Sony MDR-7520 Studio Headphones can be yours for around $332 with free shipping when you use coupon code STNICK at Musician’s Friend. Coupon expires 12/23/14.

[DEAD] Thinksound ts01 in-ears for $36 w/free 1-day S&H

This limited time offer expired…

While writing up the free 1-day shipping post, I came upon another discount. The Thinksound ts01 in-ears are on sale for $36 per pair (limit 5) and they are also eligible for free 1-day shipping. Only the black/chocolate color scheme is at this price. They average 4 out of 5 based on 160+ customer reviews.

Free 1-Day shipping on select headphones at Amazon

It is the time of the year again for free 1-day shipping promotion, and Amazon offering this for select studio and audiophile headphones. You must manually select 1-Day shipping in your shopping cart to get this (unless 1-day shipping is your default shipping option). No coupon needed. So far, I’ve spotted these headphones being eligible for free 1-day shipping (remember, these must be sold by actual, not marketplace sellers):

+ Shure SRH-1840
+ Sennheiser HD 380 Pro and HD25-1 II
+ the HD 650 are eligible for the promotion, however, they are estimated to be in-stock December 26, which is too late if you are planning to give them as a Christmas gift
+ Sennheiser Urbanite XL
+ V-Moda Crossfade M100
+ V-MODA VAMP Verza Universal Headphone Amplifier
+ Audio Technica ATH-M50xBL or ATH-M50x white
+ Blue Mo-Fi headphones
+ Bose QC25 Over-Ears and QC20 In-Ears
+ JLab Bombora Over-Ears
+ Thinksound ts01
+ keep in mind this is a limited time offer only!

More headphones may be eligible, to be sure, simply check under the “Special Offers and Product Promotions” section on each headphone’s individual Amazon page. That section is a few lines below the product pictures on the left side.

Sennheiser HD6 Mix for $200 and HD7 DJ for $217

The Sennheiser HD6 Mix is now on sale for $200 with free shipping at with a limit of one per customer and at Musician’s Friend (MF ships in 2015 however!).

Meanwhile the HD7 DJ headphone is also discounted, you can get it for $217 with free shipping at

15% off on 70+ headphones at MF with coupon (eg Focal Classic and Pro)

Musician’s Friend has a new coupon code, use code STNICK to get 15% off an order of $49 or more from over 40,000 products which includes 80+ headphones. The headphones are under the “Pro Audio” category. As usual, price check items of interest as MF prices are typically different than Amazon and such. I can’t price-check 80+ headphones on a dime, but of potential interest are the Focal Classic and Professional going for 15% off their regular prices of $350 (= $298) and $400 (= $340) which decidedly beat Amazon’s prices. You can filter by manufacturer using the left sidebar of their page. Coupon expires 12/23/14.

B&M Dec 21-27: Audio Technica sport-fit and core-sport earphones for $5 each

According to the Staples Weekly Ad for the week of December 21-27 (2014) posted on their website under the “Weekly Ad” section, their brick and mortar stores will have the “Audio Technica sport-fit and core-sport headphones” for $5 per pair. The picture shows a pair of earphones and says assorted SKUs but does not specify which particular models are participating. This will likely get clarified on Sunday Dec-21-2014 when the deals go live. Not all their stores carry these, so it is definitely a YMMV.

New at Massdrop: Topping, xDuoo, Ecci

A trio of new offers have “dropped” today at Massdrop (reminder: members only but free to join). None of them are “fully unlocked” (= lowest price possible) as of the time of writing:

+ ECCI PR300 MKII as low as $52
+ xDuoo UA-05 DAC/Amp as low as $188
+ Topping NX1 Headphone Amp as low as $36
+ all are limited time offers

[DEAD] Friday: Klipsch X5 in-ears for $95

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AKG K142 High Definition Headphones for $52 (limit 2)

We have a mini burst of new offers posted here. We start with the AKG K142 High Definition Headphones dropping down to $52 with free shipping, with a limit of two per customer, at by Amazon actual. They average 3.5 out of 5 based on 54 customer reviews.

10% off Sennheiser HD800 or HD700 with HDVD800/600 head-amp bundles has a 10% off sale on the Sennheiser HD800/HD700 headphone and amplifier bundles. The HD800 flagship goes for $3000 with the HDVD800 or $2500 with the HDVA600. Meanwhile the “deputy” HD700 goes for $2350 and $1850 respectively.

Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ears (black) for $200 [updated]

The black color scheme of the Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ears is currently on sale for $200 at with a limit of one pair per shopping cart during this sale.

UPDATE: The $120 used offer got scooped up, the lowest price now is $140 in “Used – Very Good” condition. On the other hand, if you prefer used, this is available in “Used – Acceptable” condition for around $120 at Amazon Warehouse Deals.

MEElectronics HT-21 portable on-ears for $10 (limit 3)

On the lightweight portable on-ears front, the MEElectronics HT-21 are on sale again, going for $10 per pair, with a limit of three, at by Amazon actual. The usual Amazon free shipping rules apply (free 2-day for Prime members; or with a $35+ order for non-Prime members). These average 4 out of 5 with nearly 200 customer reviews.

Used Sony MDR-1A black for $221 (was $232)

The new Sony MDR-1A headphones go for $300 in new condition, but at the moment, there is a “Used – Good condition” option going for $221 (was $232) at Amazon Warehouse Deals (by Amazon). As usual, keep in mind that both prices and quantity of used items typically change more often than new condition products… Price updated in blog-post on 12/19/14 at 1:22am ET…

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.