Astell & Kern XB10 Portable Bluetooth Amplifier with DAC for $80 with free S&H [MD]

The new condition Astell & Kern XB10 Portable Bluetooth Amplifier with DAC goes for $98 fulfilled by Amazon but if you are willing to wait for a few weeks, you can get it for $80 with free US shipping at the members only but free to join Massdrop for the next six days and change from blog-posting time.

These will ship from Massdrop in early May 2018 with all sales final. There is no mention of a warranty in the Massdrop product listing.

Astell&Kern Super Junior x AK Jr DAP for $200 [MD]

Never a dull moment at Massdrop. Another offer has fully unlocked, it is the new condition Astell&Kern Super Junior x AK Jr DAP for $200 with free US shipping running for the next four days and change from blog-posting date. These will ship in early April 2018 from Massdrop with all sales final as usual.

This messy name is because this is a special edition of the DAP in collaboration with K-Pop band “Super Junior”. Jealous of the iPhone-U2 collaboration, the DAP will include 20 remastered tracks from the band πŸ™‚

This has 64GB onboard storage and can take up to 400GB microSD memory cards.

NOTE that the back of this blue DAP is autographed by the members of the band. It’s covered in signatures.

[DEAD] Astell & Kern AK 100 Mark II DAPs for $465

This sale ended… On the higher end of DAPs, the new condition Astell and Kern AK 100 Mark II are currently on sale for a limited time for $455 at Touch of Modern

Touch of Modern is a website that specializes in modern and harder to find products. ToM has been growing steadily, with over 1 million orders placed in 2016 per their About page.

Astell & Kern AK240 Blue Note DAP for $1700 [MD]

Audiophile jazz and blues fans, open those wallets wide πŸ™‚ Running for the next four days and change, fully unlocked at Massdrop is the Astell & Kern AK240 Blue Note Digital Audio Player for $1700 with free US shipping.

This DAP is a collaboration between AK and Blue Note records to celebrate Blue Note’s 75 years of Jazz and Blues. The DAP has a blue color and Blue Note logo but more importantly it includes 75 Blue Notes albums, remastered at 96kHz/24-bit. The albums are not loaded on the DAP Apple/U2 style (ha!) but instead come with a nice little tower of microSD cards, an homage mayhaps of the old days of CD tower stacks πŸ™‚ It is a very nice looking gift if you have the financial flexibility to buy or gift it.

This ships at the end of March 2018 from Massdrop with all sales final.

Astell&Kern XB10 Bluetooth DAC/Amp for $85 [MD]

The new condition Astell&Kern XB10 Bluetooth DAC/Amp goes for $98 with various fulfilled by Amazon sellers, but if you want to save some more, you can get it for $85 with free US shipping at Massdrop where it is running as an offer for the next four days and change (from blog-posting date).

These will be shipped by Massdrop in late March 2018, so there’s not as big of a wait. There is no mention of warranty in the listing. This supports Bluetooth 4.1 with apt-X, apt-X HD and AAC too (and SBC of course, but that’s the lowest common denominator).

Astell & Kern Michelle In-Ears for $399

The new condition Astell & Kern Michelle In-Ears are on sale for $399 with free shipping

+ Limited at World Wide Stereo on eBAY (four available)

+ at B&H Photo as a Special Order (7-14 business days)

+ at BuyDIG.com using coupon CLEAROUT15
+ one left, with free BuyDIG earphone case

Astell & Kern AK120 II DAP for $730

The new condition Astell & Kern AK120 II DAP (it’s a lot more than a DAP, but if something plays music, I file it under DAP) is currently on sale for $730 with free shipping at B&H Photo and also by a marketplace seller with the orders fulfilled by Amazon.

Astell & Kern AK100 II DAP for $479

A trio of “fulfilled by Amazon” sellers are offering the new condition Astell&Kern AK100 II DAP for $479 with free shipping, including “ProStudio Sound & Music” which is currently the featured marketplace seller on this offer.

Fiio Q1 portable DAC/amp + A&K ICP-AT1000 IEMs for $60

The first generation Fiio Q1 is currently on sale for $55 by a trio of fulfilled by Amazon (Prime eligible sellers), but wait, there’s another option!

β€œPRO Studio Sound & Music” fulfilled by Amazon, the same seller offering the [A3 or E11K] + A&K IEMs is also having a similar bundle, this time with the Fiio Q1. This time the listing is clear, this the Q1 portable DAC/amp, along with the AStell & Kern ICP-AT1000 earphones, together going for $60 with the orders fulfilled by Amazon (Prime shipping).

Fiio [E11K or A3] head-amp + Astell & Kern ICP-AT1000 earphones for $60

It’s not clear from the listing whether the packaging you will receive will be the Fiio A3 (the new naming scheme) or the Fiio E11K (the old naming scheme). Regardless, you will get one of the two, bundled with the Astell & Kern (iRiver) ICP-AT1000 earphones, together going for $60 with free shipping, sold by “PRO Studio Sound & Music” with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, so you have an extra layer of protection there.

This is a fairly new listing, created mid-October 2017, so the date is not helping figure out whether the packaging will be of the A3 or the E11K. Essentially you are getting the A&K earphones for $5 more versus the the A3 on its own.

The earphones on their own are currently marked as a holiday season sale for $40 at B&H Photo, while an eBay search only finds random scattered listings, nothing serious/concrete for these.

Astell & Kern XB10 Portable Bluetooth Amp for $99

If you are looking for a bluetooth receiver with audiophile cover, so you don’t get yelled at at the next audiophile meet up, the Astell & Kern XB10 Portable Bluetooth Amplifier with DAC is on sale for $99 with free shipping by a couple of sellers at Amazon (WWS and ListenUp (fulfilled)), along with the RED-FI eBay store.

[DEAD] Used Astell & Kern Beyerdynamic AK T1p Semi-Open Over-Ears for $424 + S&H

This sold out at this condition and price combo…

The two surname Astell & Kern Beyerdynamic AK T1p Semi-Open Over-Ear special edition headphones are currently available in “Used – Excellent Plus” condition for $424 plus shipping (starts around $10 and varies by option/zipcode) at Adorama.com.

They come with a 90-day warranty from Adorama, along with a 30-day return policy.

Astell&Kern PAF11 Headphone Amplifier for AK380 for $599

This is a bit of a deep cut, but the new condition Astell&Kern PAF11 Headphone Amplifier for AK380 in the Meteor Titan color scheme is on sale for $599 with free shipping at B&H Photo. This is not a stand-alone device, you need the AK380 for this!

Focal Elear + Astell & Kern AK 100 II for $1150

Hide your wallet or call your Spouse CFO to get pre-authorization for this! The Focal Elear headphones are now available as a bundle at Adorama! For $1150 with free shipping you can get the new condition Focal Elear with the Astell & Kern AK 100 II together!

The Elear go for $1000 on their own while the AK 100 II has a regular price of $900, but it is currently on sale for $539 at select dealers. This is a limited time offer!

So in other words, you can see this offer as buy the Focal Elear and add the AK 100 II for $150 more. You can always sell or trade or gift the Astell which is a DAP, DAC and amp.

Adorama is an authorized dealer of both. This is a limited time offer!

Focal Utopia + iFi PRO iCAN Head Amp + Astell&Kern AK 100 II DAP/DAC/amp for $4000

The FOCAL Utopia flagship headphone goes for $4000 in new condition at authorized dealers. For a limited time, authorized dealer Adorama.com is it in a bundle with a FREE iFi and Astell and Kern for the same price of $4000 with free shipping.

The two free items are:

  • iFi Pro iCAN Headphone Amplifier
  • Astell and Kern AK 100 II DAP/DAC/amp (which is also available in the Elear bundle)

The ifi PRO head-amp currently goes for $1700 but occasionally goes on sale for $1300. The AK 100 II is currently on sale at authorized dealers for $539 with a $900 regular price.

So these are definitely not throwaway freebies πŸ™‚ But if you don’t want them, you can always trade them or sell them or gift them to friends and families and such. They could end up subsidizing a chunk of the Utopia purchase price πŸ™‚

This is a limited time offer!

PS: if you were 49.95% vs 49.95% on whether to get this bundle, this may help tilt the scales: they are also including a Pig Hog 1/4″ TRS Female to 3.5mm (1/8″) Male Stereo Adapter for free πŸ™‚

Astell and Kern AK 100 II DAP and DAC/amp for $539

If you like the Astell and Kern AK 100 II DAP, DAC and amp combo, but you are not tempted by Focal Elear bundle, you have another option: the AK 100 II is on sale in new condition for $539 at B&H Photo and a couple of recognizable sellers at amazon.com.

[DEAD] Astell & Kern Beyerdynamic AK T1p Semi-Open Over-Ears for $525

This recurring offer expired…

Another headphone is back on a cyclical sale, with this cycle dropping it $25 further down since the previous time we posted about it. It is the new condition Astell & Kern Beyerdynamic AK T1p Semi-Open Over-Ears on sale for $525 with free shipping at authorized dealer Adorama.com. This is a straight up sale, no coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and proceed.

Used Astell & Kern AK Jr DAP for $180

We previously mentioned that the Astell & Kern AK Jr. Hi-Res Music Player is on sale for $249 in new condition, but if you are comfortable buying used DAPs from reputable dealers, you can get it in Used Condition, rated a 9/10, at B&H Photo for $180 with free shipping.

PS: if you are curious about this device, B&H also has over there its 27-page PDF manual. This is a link directly to the PDF file.

Astell & Kern AK Jr. Hi-Res Music Player for $249

More DAP sale action, the new condition Astell & Kern AK Jr. Hi-Res Music Player is on sale for $249 with free shipping by a fulfilled by Amazon seller along with B&H Photo. This has 64GB on-board storage and a microSD storage (up to 256GB cards).

[DEAD] Monday: Astell&Kern AK120 II DAP for $749

This daily deal expired…

Good until Monday at 11:59pm ET, you can get the new condition Astell&Kern AK120 II DAP for $749 with free shipping at B&H Photo where it is one of their daily deals. This supports up to 5.6 MHz DSD.

Used AK Beyerdynamic T1p for $424 + S&H

We already mentioned that the new condition AK Beyerdynamic T1p is on sale for $550 at Adorama, but you have more options if you are comfortable with used condition!

But if you are comfortable with USED headphones, as of the time of writing, they have two used options at Adorama. One is “Used – Excellent Plus” going for $424 + S&H, while another is “Used – Demo” going for $474 + S&H. Shipping starts around $10 and varies by zipcode.

Used Astell & Kern PAF11 Headphone Amplifier for AK380 Media Player for $514 + S&H

If you already have the Astell&Kern AK380 Media Player or if you are planning to buy it, you can get the A&K PAF11 Headphone Amplifier in “Used – Excellent Plus” condition for $514 plus shipping ($10+) at Adorama.com. This is only the headphone amplifier module. The digital audio player is NOT included (it costs a LOT more).

The above link has spaces in it. In case your browser’s can find it, here’s the Search Results link. Supplies are limited, so when they run out, you won’t see it in the search results or the product page.

Astell & Kern Beyerdynamic AK T1p Semi-Open Headphones for $550

The sale is back on again, the Astell and Kern variant of the Beyerdynamic T1p Semi-Open Headphones is going to $550 with free shipping by Adorama.com, an authorized dealer. This is a limited time offer, no coupon, no rebate. The price will change when the sale ends.

Astell & Kern Beyerdynamic AK T1p Semi-Open Headphones for $550

This was on sale for $600 when we last posted this a couple of weeks ago, but now the Astell and Kern variant of the Beyerdynamic T1p Semi-Open Headphones is down to $550 with free shipping by Adorama.com, an authorized dealer. This is a limited time offer, no coupon, no rebate. The price will change when the sale ends.

[DEAD] Thursday: Astell & Kern AK 120 II DAP for $749

This daily deal expired…

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[DEAD] Astell & Kern Michelle Universal IEMs for $449 after coupon

This eBay coupon ended, but they seem to bring similar ones out every few weeks…

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Astell & Kern JH Audio Rosie IEMs for $800

The Astell & Kern JH Audio Rosie earphones are on sale for $800 with free shipping at the moment at World Wide Stereo. Free store pickup if you are near one of their PA stores.

Audeze LCD-2 with AK 100 II for $1150 to $1200

More Audeze action, this time we have two versions of the LCD-2 bundled with the Astell & Kern AK 100 II on sale for a limited time at authorized dealer Adorama as follows:

+ AUDEZE LCD-2 Lambskin + AK for $1150
+ AUDEZE LCD-2 Rosewood + AK for $1200

Audeze LCD-3 + AK AK100 II DAP + iFi micro iDSD Black Label for $2050

Yesterday we featured some of the lower priced iFi models, today, it’s the make your wallet cry bundles. We start with a $2050 bundle of three different audiophile products, all together offered by Adorama, authorized dealers of the three:

  • AUDEZE LCD-3 Planar Magnetic Headphones with Case, Zebrano & Lambskin Leather headphones
  • Astell & Kern AK100 II DAP in Smoky Blue
  • iFi micro iDSD Black Label Edition

Strategically, even if you need two of the three, you can get the bundle, and gift or trade or sell the one you don’t want.

This is a limited time offer, but there are no coupons, and no rebates. The promotion is running as long as you see the sale price over there.

Astell&Kern Beyerdynamic AK T1p Semi-Open Headphones for $599

Down goes Frazier! Last week this was on sale for $700, now the Astell and Kern variant of the Beyerdynamic T1p Semi-Open Headphones is down to $599 with free shipping by Adorama.com, an authorized dealer. This is a limited time offer, but no coupon, no rebate. The price will change when the sale ends.

Astell&Kern Beyerdynamic AK T1p Semi-Open Headphones for $699

If you prefer the Astell and Kern variant of the Beyerdynamic T1p Semi-Open Headphones, they are on sale for a limited time for $699 with free shipping by Adorama.com, an authorized dealer. This is a limited time offer, but no coupon, no rebate. The price will change when the sale ends.

Astell & Kern Michelle Siren IEMs and Fiio A3 and cables for $499

It’s bundle time! The regular price of the Astell & Kern Michelle Siren IEMs is $499, but for the same price, you can get them with three freebies, the Fiio A3 headphone-amp, along with two cables (Fiio L16 interconnect, iFi micro headphone matcher). This is offered by Beach Camera thru Amazon, with Prime members getting them with Prime-like delivery speed. It ships from Beach Camera though, not an Amazon facility.

Astell & Kern AK Jr DAP for $269

The Astell & Kern AK Jr DAP with 64GB on-board storage is on sale for $269 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo and $279 by “ProStudio Sound & Music” with the order fulfilled by Amazon.

[DEAD] Astell & Kern AK380 DAP for $2700 (new condition)

As of a late 3/19/17 PM re-check, the $2700 new-condition options are all SOLD OUT…

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[DEAD] Open-Box Astell & Kern AK380 DAP for $2872

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