Used AmazonBasics On-Ears for $10.49

The lightweight closed-back on-ear AmazonBasics headphones in the black color scheme are currently available in “Used – Good” condition for $10.49 by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual, with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. The headphones average 4.2 out of 5 based on 4290 customer reviews. They are “tastefully bassy” for modern music.

[DEAD] AmazonBasics Closed-Back Over-Ears for $7

As of 11/18/17 re-check, these sold out and cannot be ordered again…

On the single figures front, the new condition AmazonBasics Closed-Back Over-Ears are down to $7 with free shipping for Prime members. Currently this is restricted to Prime members, it is not an add-on item (fingers crossed) and has a limited of one per customer. It averages 3.6 out of 5 based on 210+ customer reviews. The shape looks familiar but I’m not sure which of the other brands are its “cousins”.

AmazonBasics In-Ears with 1-button for $5

On the budget side of things, the new condition AamzonBasics In-Ears with a 1-button remote/mic and a flat cable are back down to $5 each, in new condition, in two color schemes, with up to three pairs per color per customer. Not only that, but [not to jinx it] as of the time of writing they are not marked as ADD-ON items, even though they are so low in price. This means Prime members can get just one pair and get free 2-day shipping.

They average 3.6 out of 5 based on 600+ customer reviews, with an under 3:1 “review intensity ratio”, a sign of trade-offs and potential issues. Check reviews and such. They are $5 after all, not a $1000 flagship 🙂

[DEAD] Used AmazonBasics Lightweight On-Ears for $9

These sold out in used condition…

The lightweight AmazonBasics closed-back on-ear in the white color scheme are currently available in “Used – Like New” condition (damaged original packaging) for $9 by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. They come with a very basic pouch. These are a great bang for the buck for modern music genres with a reasonably non-obnoxious bass emphasis.

[DEAD] Used AmazonBasics angled in-ears for $3

These sold out at the $3 price…

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Small Things: V-Moda Shields under $5; Shure HAPEC440 Earpads for $7, Cables under $3

Another thing surfacing while updating the Latest Deals summary, Amazon actual has now price-matched the interwebs for the new condition Shure HPAEC440 Replacement Earpads for $7.09. They are an Add-On item, but you can buy as many pairs as you like. The earpads are designated for the SRH-440 closed over-ears but they fit other headphones as well with varying degrees of success. Check reviews and answers and interwebs for more details.

Another price drop there, the green color scheme of the new condition V-Moda Crossfade On-Ear Metal Shields is under $5. This too is an Add-On item, with up to three pairs per customer.

Speaking of Add-On items, if you are trying to get to $25+ with small things, here are a couple of discounted cables:

+ 12 foot AmazonBasics Component Video Cable with Audio for $1.97
+ 15 foot AmazonBasics Component Video Cable with Audio for $2.54
+ 10ft AmazonBasics High-Speed Male to Female HDMI Extension Cable for $2.20
+ ADD-ON items; limit 3 of each

[DEAD] AmazonBasics Closed Over-Ears for $6~

As of 9/30/17 recheck, these are gone again, but apparently you can buy them through …AmazonFresh. They are still NOT edible 🙂

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AmazonBasics Lightweight On-Ears for $11 [limit 3]

You can’t go wrong with these if you want a lightweight pair of headphones for modern music, it is the new condition closed-back on-ear AmazonBasics On-Ears in the black color scheme going for $11 with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. Limit up to three discounted pairs per customer.

They average 4.2 out of 5 based on 3800+ customer reviews, and have 375+ answered questions. Only the black color scheme is currently on sale.

AmazonBasics 3.5mm Coiled Stereo Audio Cable for $1.76

If you like coiled 3.5mm audio cables, you are in luck! This is back in-stock and it continues to be on sale, the new condition AmazonBasics 3.5mm Coiled Stereo Audio Cable is on sale for $1.76 each, with a limit of up to 27 cables per customer.

One catch though is that these are ADD-ON items, so you need to have a shopping cart of $25+ in eligible items. You can do this with any combination of eligible products. Or you can get 15 or more of these (you can’t buy fractional cables].

It averages 4.1 out of 5 based on 900+ customer reviews. I will be getting a couple with my next Amazon order out of curiosity. Here’s a picture from their product gallery in the meantime:

Volume Buy: 20pk AmazonBasics On-Ears for $270

If you want to buy a lot of AmazonBasics lightweight closed-back on-ear headphones and don’t want to wait for future sales and stock up little by little, Amazon added a volume buy option for the black color scheme, you can Buy a 20-Pack for $270 with free shipping, making them $13.50 per headphone.

They come with a very basic drawstring pouch. They average 4.2 out of 5 based on 3800+ customer reviews, with over 370 customer reviews. These are a great value buy for modern musical genres, with a modestly bassy sound.

[DEAD] AmazonBasics Closed On-Ears for $11

This sale ended but even at $15 they are a value buy…

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Gadget Cleaning Kit (six different items) for under $2

This is not a dedicated headphone cleaning kit, but it has a number of accessories that can be used for the maintenance and care of headphones and earphones. Each set contains six different items (three microfiber clothes, cleaning brush, two-sided cleaning pen, 50 paper tissues, spray bottle, air blower). And you can get this AmazonBasics Cleaning kit for $1.94! That’s bang for the buck!

You can buy up to three sets at this price. There is a downside however, it is an ADD ON product, so you must place an order of $25 or more, otherwise Amazon’s shopping cart will refuse to let you buy it. The restriction applies to all, Prime and non-Prime.

This is not a daily deal, so the price is market-driven, it does not have a preset expiration date. In other words, only the Amazon Price Bots know what will happen to its price. And even they probably don’t know until their AI programming tells them 🙂

AmazonBasics Closed Over-Ears for $6.77 [limit 3]

The new condition closed-back over-ear AmazonBasics headphones are on sale again, going for $6.77 with free 2-day shipping for Prime members by Amazon actual. This is not a lightning deal sale, so there is no preset expiration time. The style looks familiar by off the top of my head I can’t recall its “cousins”. It averages 3.5 out of 5 based on 130+ customer reviews. It is not an Add-On item!

AmazonBasics In-Ears for $3.45

If you are looking for volume in earphones, the new condition AmazonBasics In-Ears in the black color scheme with mic/remote are on sale for $3.45 at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of 27 per color per customer. The other colors go for $4+. Ironically the models without mic/remote, are currently more expensive.

All together they average 3.7 out of 5 based on 800+ customer reviews and have 40+ questions answered. As you see from the pictures, these are angled earphones, which may be an issue for some people ~ or a plus for others.

Back In-Stock: AmazonBasics Over-Ear RF Wireless for $23

If you are looking for RF Wireless (not bluetooth) over-ear headphones on a budget, the AmazonBasics version (yes, they have these too) are back in-stock for $22.61 with free 2-day shipping for Prime members (or with a $25+ order for non-members) by Amazon actual. Limit up to three units per customer.

It averages 3.4 out of 5 based on 460+ customer reviews, and it has 120+ questions answered, so be sure to read up on its to make sure its trade-offs are acceptable.

PS: speaking of AmazonBasics, they have a 6.5 ft Coiled 3.5mm audio cable for $3.74 each. You can buy as many as you like. It averages 4 out of 5 on 900+ customer reviews. This is just a cable, no mic/remote.

AmazonBasics Closed Over-Ear Headphones for $6.87

The new condition AmazonBasics Closed-Back Over-Ear Headphones are now down to $6.87 [WAS $7.83] with free shipping at Aamzon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer. As with other AmazonBasics headphones, they appear under different brand names. Their design looks familiar, but I don’t recall which other brands share this design. They average 3.6 out of 5 based on 100+ customer reviews.

I haven’t heard the above, so I know nothing about them. They should not be confused with the bang-for-the buck darling that is the AmazonBasics On-Ears which are not on sale, and they, along with their Monoprice and other branded cousins got praise. Of interest if you want a tastefully bassy portable lightweight headphone for modern music genres. They may be a Prime Day deal later, but they are too popular to get a big discount like the over-ears above. The On-Ears have over 3300 customer reviews versus just 100 of the over-ears.

AmazonBasics Over-Ear Wireless RF Headphones for $22

As part of the Pre Prime Day Festivities, Amazon is discounting a variety of its own brand products, including the new condition AmazonBasics Over-Ear Wireless RF Headphones for $22 [WAS $24] with a limit of up to three units per customer. You get the headset and the transmitter/base. This is good old RF radio signals, not bluetooth. They average 3.5 out of 5 based on over 400 customer reviews, and have 120 questions answered.

Needless to say, these are more of utilitarian use (TV, movies, YouTube, audiobooks), not critical music listening.

AmazonBasics In-Ears for $3+ [not Add-ON]

As part of the pre-Prime-Day festivities, Amazon is cycling through discounts on various of their own products. One such as their AmazonBasics In-Ears currently on sale, in new condition, for $3.18 in white, $3.35 in pink, $3.42 in blue, and $4.37 in black. These are limit up to three per color per customer.

The above are wired only, no mic/remote. But if you prefer the model with a 1-button mic/remote, the white color is on sale for $3.45 and this one does not have a “limit 3”, you can buy up to 27 units. Classroom size order 🙂 Some schools actually may have need of these in case you feel generous or need the tax deductions.

Better yet, these are not currently marked as ADD-ON items, so if you are a Prime member, you can buy just one of them, and still get free 2-day shipping.

[DEAD] AmazonBasics In-Ears for $3.51 [limit 3]

As of 5/29/17 re-check, this is sold-out and cannot be ordered at the moment. They seem to temporarily “pull” products when they sell out after a doorbuster type of a sale…

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Repurposing idea for earphones: Neck Stash Wallet for $1.94

This is another crazy idea from “The Repurposing Department”, this AmazonBasics RFID Travel Neck Stash Wallet is down to $1.94 in new condition. It is an ADD-ON item with a limit of 4 per customer, so you must place a $25+ order if you want to buy it. Judging by the pictures there, this could be useful as an earphone case given the price. I don’t have this, so I’m only going by the listing. Check dimensions and reviews and such to see if this is something you want to take a chance on.

You don’t have to wear around your neck, you can put it in a bag or briefcase or backpack. There are a few customer pictures of it as well. For its intended use, it averages 4.2 out of 5 based on 150+ customer reviews.

AmazonBasics In-Ears with mic/remote for $5~

On the budget side of things, almost disposable pricing, or bed time earphones mayhaps, the new condition AmaznoBasics angled in-ears with mic/remote are on sale for around $5 at Amazon’s own website. Despite the low price, they are NOT an Add-On item, so as a Prime member, you get free 2-day shipping even on one pair of this. Non-Prime members have the usual $35+ hurdle to climb. They also not quantity-restricted (in practical terms), you can get up to 30 per color per customer.

AmazonBasics In-Ears for $5

On the budget side of things, if you like curving earphones, there is a sale on the various color schemes of the AmazonBasics In-Ears at the Amazon website. The blue goes for $5.13 and the black for $5.32 and if you are a Prime member you get free 2-day shipping even if you buy just one pair and nothing else. Meanwhile the pink color-scheme goes for $5.07 BUT it is an Add-On item, so you have the $25+ limit to clear. These have a 1-button remote and mic, and a shirt-clip and extra eargels. They average 3.8 out of 5 based on 310 customer reviews.

NOTE: various models with and without a remote/mic are on the same page. If you start switching between the different colors make sure you are looking at the “Headphones with Mic” option. How exactly it looks depends on your web browser window/viewport size. Here’s one “view”:

AmazonBasics On-Ears for $13 (black)

On the bang for the buck front, the closed-back lightweight on-ear portable AmazonBasics, in the black color scheme, are down to $13 with a limit of up to three units per customer. The other two colors are not on sale. These are bang for the buck for the price, a bit on the bassy side of things.

New release: AmazonBasics RF Wireless (2.4 GHz) Over-Ears with RCA input

The AmazonBasics headphone line-up grew even more with a new over-ear RF Wireless (non-bluetooth, 2.4 GHz) model, with a very self-descriptive name, the AmazonBasics Over-Ear Wireless RF Headphones with Charging Dock, going for $48, with the usual free shipping terms.

It has a built-in battery in the headphones, with all the connections going into the transmitter base which also serves as a charger for the headphones. The base/dock is not a headphone stand, it’s more like those old answering machine bases. So far they average 4.4 out of 5 based on 38 customer reviews. The pictures show two sets of RCA (red/white) jacks, I am not sure what the second one does. One is for audio input for sure.

[DEAD] AmazonBasics Lightweight On-Ears for $10 [limit 3]

As of a 12/25/16 re-check, the sale ended and these returned to their regular price of $15, still a bang for the buck for bass-friendly listeners… This is one of the bang for the buck headphones out there, it’s a closed back lightweight on-ear model, with a rather tasteful bass emphasis (considering the price), the black color scheme of the AmazonBasics On-Ears is on sale for $10 per pair (instead of its usual price of $15) at Amazon by Amazon actual. Limit up to three per customer.

AmazonBasics Closed On-Ears for $12 [limit 3]

On the tastefully-bassy budget headphone front, the closed-back on-ear AmazonBasics On-Ears in the black color scheme are on sale for $12 at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of three per customer. Their normal price is $15. The other two colors are not on sale. This is a bang for the buck headphone given the price (sale or otherwise).

I believe it is also sold under other brands, at least from the outside; I don’t know if they all have the same tuning, but for the price, I don’t know if they can afford to have alternate tunings 🙂

Now shipping: AmazonBasics Curved In-Ears for $7

On the single figures budget earphones front, a new “curved” in-ear model under the AmazonBasics brand is now in-stock and shipping at amazon.com, available in four different color schemes.

AmazonBasics Over-Ears for $34.99

The closed-back over-ear AmazonBasics branded headphones are now on sale for $34.99 per pair, with a limit of five per customer at Amazon’s own website. I typically round the prices for readability, but in this case, that little penny is important, because if you are not a Prime member, you need a $35+ order to get free shipping. You can always add an audio cable or some other add-on item or trinket to get to over $35 if you don’t need anything else… These average 3.7 out of 5 based on 50+ customer reviews…

AmazonBasics In-Ears for $8 (limit 3)

More under $10 action now, the AmazonBasics In-Ears are on sale for junder (new word: just + under) $8 with a limit of three per customer by Amazon actual. These are doing so-so review-stats-wise, they average 3.5 out of 5. They have a 1-button mic, different eartip sizes, and a basic drawstring pouch… These are not the magnetic AB earbuds, that’s a different model… Free shipping for Prime members or with a $35+ order…

AmazonBasics On-Ear Headphones for Kids for $15

There are many companies already knee-deep in headphones, so specialization is not a bad idea. Case in point, kids headphones. The AmazonBasics house brand Kids headphones are currently on sale for $15 per pair, available in three different color schemes, with a limit of five per color per customer at Amazon.com. This is not part of the lightning deals, so I do not know when it expires.

[DEAD] Starts Wedn 3am ET: Lightning Deals on AmazonBasics headphones

It turns out this offer was only good for “Amazon Students” members, not for all Amazon shoppers. They forgot to mention that in the Lightning Deals Upcoming schedule…

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3.3ft (aka 1m) AmazonBasics TOSlink Cable for $5.09

IF you are fond of the AmazonBasics line of products, their 3.3ft (1 meter) long TOSlink cable is now on sale for $5.09. Thankfully this is not currently part of the Add-On program, so if you are a Prime member, you get free 2-day shipping even if you buy just one of these. Non-Prime members get free S&H with a $35+ order as usual. Limit 30 per customer. They average 4.5 out of 5 based on 5200+ customer reviews, however, note that the reviews of multiple cable sizes are grouped and averaged together.

Coming Soon: AmazonBasics On-Ears in Blue or White (still $15)

After a successful introduction of their black color-scheme closed-back on-ear bass-favoring-but-not-obnoxiously-so AmazonBasics On-Ears, the company is bringing it out soon in two new color schemes, in blue color scheme or white color scheme. The price remains the same, $15 per pair. They have a single-entry cable (left side), layflat earcups, and come with a basic/cheap drawstring bag (the only accessory). They average 4.4 out of 5 based on 284 customer reviews so far.

Now shipping: AmazonBasics Premium On-Ears for $40

The AmazonBasics brand continues to expand, they have now added a “Premium” pair of on-ear headphones and these new headphones are now in-stock and shipping for $40 at amazon.com. They have a detachable cable (90 degree angle), folding design, 5.2 oz weight, 16 ohm impedance, and such. They only have two short reviews so far, so perhaps of interest if you are an “explorer” or like to compare and test different new models.

[DEAD] AmazonBasics On-Ears for $12 [limit 5] {ends Sun 3am ET}

This daily deal expired…

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