Tuesday: Beats Solo Pro ANC/BT On-Ears for $200

If you are of the Apple ecosystem and like The Way of the Beats, one of the deals of the day for Tuesday 9/15/20 in the pacific time zone at Amazon USA is the new condition closed-back on-ear Beats Solo PRO with Apple’s proprietary wireless chip for $200 in three different color options… Limit up to three per customer at the sale price [not sure 3 per color or 3 overall total]…

As of the time of writing all the colors together average 4.6 out of 5 based on 1360+ customer ratings and they have over 100 answered questions…

Wedn: JAM, PowerBeats PRO, Pioneer, Etc

Headphones are all the rage these days in the daily deals of various prominent internet retailers! We start with Best Buy where they have two offers:

+ Geek Stink Breath [TM: Green Day] certified refurbished PowerBeats PRO truly-wireless (with earhooks for exercise and such) for $140

+ JAM Live Fast necklace style bluetooth earphones with earhooks for $13
+ by “necklace style” I mean they have a regular soft cable;
+ as opposed to “neckband style”, whose cable is partially hardened/stiff to sit behind the neck

NewEGG.com too has a bluetooth earphone, it’s the Pioneer SE-CL-5-BT-W (white color scheme) for $15… And if you are building a budget PC, NewEGG has the AMD Ryzen 3-3200G 4-core processor for $88…

Friday: Beats Solo 3 Bluetooth On-Ears for $150 [also: a couple of J-named truly wireless on sale]

If any of your hard core audiophile/phool friends catch you wearing these, you can always tell them you are using them for comparison and they are obviously your kids or your nephews or your coworkers or your parents πŸ˜‰ And until Friday 5/8/20 at 11:59pm central (or earlier if sold out) you can get “these” for $150 as the Woot Electronics deal du jour.

“These” of course refers to the new condition closed-back on-ear Beats Solo 3 bluetooth headphones with the W1 and a 1-year manufacturer warranty. They are available in close to a dozen different color schemes…

UPDATE: but that’s not all for Friday, there’s also a couple of truly-actually-wireless at Best Buy daily deals as follows:

+ JLab Jbuds Air truly wireless for $40
+ Jabra Elite 65t truly wireless for $95

Wedn: Beats Solo 3 bluetooth on-ears for $150

Good until Wednesday 2/5/20 at 11:59pm central time (or earlier if sold out), you can get the new condition Beats Solo 3 closed-back on-ear wireless (bluetooth) headphones for $150 with free shipping for Prime members or $6 flat for non-members. It’s available in a million different color schemes (okay, twelve different color schemes). It comes with a 1-year manufacturer warranty.

This of course comes with the Apple W1 chip, which is of great interest to owners of recently released i-Devices that can take advantage of said chip…

GeekSquad certified refurbished Apple/Beats headphones (33 options)

Best Buy is having a sale on Geek Squad certified refurbished Apple and Beats headphones including in-ears, truly wireless and over and on ears. A total of 33 options are available.

When you expand the Specifications area on an individual eligible product, you will see that they come with a 90-day warranty, which factors in the price BUT as usual, be sure to price-check any items whose price-ranges you are not familiar with…

Monday: Senal SMH-1000 Studio Headphones for $45

If you are looking for new condition studio headphones and cannot wait for another Sony MDR-7506 or V6 sale, then good until 11:59pm ET on Monday 12/9/19, B&H Photo is offering as one of their daily deals the new condition closed-back over-ear Senal SMH-1000 Studio Headphones for $45 with free US shipping. You can buy as many as you want at the sale price. They average 4.5 out of 5 based on 210+ customer reviews. The headphones come with a 3-year warranty, a rarity at these price [with a few notable exceptions such as the Koss limited lifetime warranty]..

Optionally, at the page over there, you can bundle them with the Auray Extra Deep Earpads for +$13 more. These Auray earpads are also compatible with the Sony V6 and MDR-7506, which means that they are probably compatible with other headphones that are compatible with 7506/V6 earpads. Check reviews and answered-questions and dimensions and such to be certain…

Speaking of B&H, they have now launched their Green Monday deals, because every Monday needs its own unique name πŸ™‚

Speaking of daily deals, Woot is offering Apple & Beats on sale as follows:

+ urBeats 3 in-ears for $40
+ BeatsX bluetooth neckband in-ears for $70
+ Apple Earpods volume buy offer, one pair for $13, two pairs for $18, three pairs for $22
+ note that these come only with a 90-day Woot warranty

EU: Beats EP On-Ears for 49 euro

Conventional wisdom suggests that products have better prices closer to their home market, but that ain’t necessarily so as they say. For example, as of the time of writing, the Beats EP closed-back on-ear headphones are on sale, in new condition, for 49 euro at Amazon Germany by Amazon Germany actual. The sale price covers the black, blue and white color schemes with up to six pairs per color per customer at the sale price…

Beats Solo 3 Bluetooth Closed On-Ears for $130 [limit 3]

While perusing the best-selling over-ear headphone charts at Amazon USA I spotted another price drop on one of the most popular headphones, the new condition Beats Solo 3 on-ears (bluetooth with W1 technology (of interest to iOS device users)) in the “matte black” color scheme as part of the “Icon Collection” is on sale for $130 with free shipping, sold by Amazon actual, with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price.

This is not a lightning deal, so there is no ticking clock on the sale ending. At the same time, since it is an organic sale (or a price-match), the expiration time is unknown to us outsiders. Mayhaps even insiders as Amazon is mostly run by AI bots these days πŸ™‚

Sunday: B&W C5 S2 and Beats X In-Ears, 6-ch Marantz head-amp

A trio of headphone-related daily deals is happening on Sunday 9/8/19 as follows, ending at 11:59pm in the timezone of each retailer below (or earlier for any item that manages to run out ahead of its designated expiration time):

+ Bowers & Wilkins C5 Series 2 wired in-ears for $120 at Best Buy

+ Marantz Professional RHA6 6-Channel Headphone Amplifier for $75
at B&H Photo

+ Beats X bluetooth earphones (new condition with 1-year Apple warranty) for $70 at Woot Electronics

Starts Wedn 10:25am ET: refurb Beats Solo 2

According to the Amazon Gold Box teasers, starting at 10:25am eastern on Wednesday 8/28/19 there’s going to be a lightning deal on the renew (refurbished) Beats Solo 2 on-ears. This is available in three different colors. I don’t know which color(s) will be on sale. Their prices before the sale range from $89 to $109. I do not know what the sale price will be ~ it will be revealed for all to see when the offers go live…

Shortly after that, starting at 11:10am, there’s gonna be a lightning deal on the new condition Symphonized NRG 3.0 in-ears with the price before the sale being $22 for five of the six color schemes. They average 4.2 out of 5 based on over 2700 customer reviews. I don’t have this particular model but we have a text-and-pictures unboxing of the NRG 2.0 model

And if you are a fan of truly wireless, all kinds of them are running throughout the day. You can see them all at the Headphone Lightning Deals

Wedn: PowerBeats 3 bluetooth earphones for $70

Good until 11:59pm ET on Wednesday August 14 in 2019, at B&H Photo, you can get the new condition PowerBeats 3 bluetooth earphones, part of their “Neighborhood Collection” in the asphalt gray color scheme, going for $70 with free US shipping…

Beats Studio 3 Wireless Closed Over-Ears (BT/ANC) for $280

Beats and Bose, they break my audiophile bones lame some forum audiophiles, but if you are not part of The Lament [there’s even a music album with that name ~ unrelated to audiophilia ~ although I haven’t analyzed the lyrics with a fine-toothed comb)…

… then you may be interested to learn that the new condition Beats Studio 3 Wireless (ANC/bluetooth closed over-ears with the W1 chip) is on sale for $280 in various colors at various Apple-blessed retailers such as B&H Photo and Amazonia

This of course is now a highly-contested battlefield at the $300-ish price range, with Bose and Sony battling it out and many other audio and electronics brands trying their hand, trying to strike gold. After all, Sony was able to hit the ground running with their WH-1000X series breaking out of the shadow of the ZX-series and the “Extra Bass” the average consumer was mostly familiar with Sony-wise…

Beats Solo3 Wireless (closed on-ear) for $160 [limit 3]

IF you are Beats curious or just want to get one so you can compare it with other headphones in your audio reviews, Amazon actual is offering the new condition “Matte Black” (part of the ICON collection) closed-back on-ear Beats Solo 3 Wireless for $160 with free US shipping with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price… This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time is unknown (to me)… It has the W1 chip which is of interest to recent Apple devices that support it ~ but is not a bluetooth 5.0 headset…

Prime Day deal: Beats Solo3 On-Ears for $140

The Prime Deals for 2019 are under-way and one item that may sellout early due to popularity is the new condition Beats Solo3 on-ears (closed-back, wireless (bluetooth)) going for $140 with free shipping in the black color scheme. This is the Matte black color scheme.

All together these average 4.1 out of 5 based on 2850 customer reviews and have 1000+ answered questions and have triggered 1000+ audiophiles on head-fi and reddit ^_^

For almost all Prime Day 2019 deals, you have to be a number. BUT if you are not and you want to join the spending-spree party, all you have to do is start a free 30-day TRIAL of Prime and you are in the party.

This is just the first of many posts and round-ups for Prime Day 2019. Amazon Germany also has a crazy number of headphones in their offers. I will posting as I can in the next few hours. Stay tuned!

Wednesday: Powerbeats 3 (Neighborhood) for $75

We learn new things every day. For example, Apple-Beats have a “Neighborhood Collection” as part of their Powerbeats3 bluetooth earphone line-up and the Asphalt Grey and the Turf Green color schemes are on sale for $75 with free US shipping as a Wednesday 7/10/19 deal of the day at B&H Photo… They do have the Apple W1 chip, of great interest if you have i-Devices with W1 support…

Monday: Beats Solo 3 Wireless for $175 [select colors]

Even though they are new condition, these come with a 90-day Woot warranty (instead of a 1-year Apple Beats warranty) so keep that in mind: good until Monday 6/10/19 at 11:59pm central, you can get the new condition Beats Solo 3 wireless (closed-back on-ears) for $175 with free shipping for Prime members or $6 flat shipping for non-members. Five different options are available during the sale. You can buy up to ten pairs at the sale price per shopping cart during this sale…

Friday (EU): Beats X neckband BT earphones for 75 eu

Good for Friday May 10 in 2019, at Amazon Germany, you can get the new condition of the Beats X neckband bluetooth earphones for 75 euro with free shipping within Germany. They are available in the black or white color scheme…

Thur: refurb Beats Powerbeats 3 for $68

Good until Thursday at 11:59pm central you can get the factory reconditioned Beats Powerbeats 3 bluetooth earphones for $68 with free shipping for Prime members and a 90-day Woot warranty at the Woot website…. Five different color schemes are available as part of the sale. You can buy up to ten pairs at the sale price.

Friday: Beats urBeats 3.0 earphones for $40

One of the Friday April 19 daily deals at Best Buy is a urBeats 3.0 earphones sale, with each pair going for $40 and available in six different color schemes. In addition of the standard Beats colors, they have also added some pastel-y colors as well…

Monday: Beats Solo 3 Wireless for $220 (Product RED)

If you are a fan of (PRODUCT RED) or a fan of red headphones in general, or if the chant “Beats and Bose break my (audiophile) bones” does not scare you away, good until Tuesday MAR-12-2019 at 1am central time [or earlier if sold out] you can get the new condition PRODUCT RED Beats Solo 3 on-ears (bluetooth with Apple secret sauce, closed-back) for $220 with free shipping for Prime members.

Or $6 flat shipping for all purchases made in the central time zone of the day for non-members. Up to ten per customer during the sale. They come with a 1-year Apple warranty which mayhaps suggests the Amazon-Apple cold war is slowing thawing πŸ™‚

Wedn: Beats Solo3 wireless on-ears for $160

Good for Wednesday FEB-27-2019, one of the Best Buy deals du jour is the new condition Apple Beats Solo 3, a bluetooth closed-back on-ears with some Apple-ish W1 technology mixed in going for $160 with free shipping or free store pick-up if that’s available at a nearby store.

As of the time of writing, amazon.com did not price-match it…

Wedn: Beats Solo 3 bluetooth on-ears for $160

For Wednesday FEBR-06-2019, Best Buy is offering the new condition Beats Solo 3 headphones (bluetooth, W1, closed-back, on-ears) for $160 with free shipping or free store pickup, in the Matte Gold color scheme, with the vary memorable model name of MR3Y2LL/A.

They also come with a 3-month free trial to Apple’s music streaming service for NEW subscribers. You cannot append this to existing music subscriptions. With iPhone and iPad unit sales dropping, Apple has need of other revenue avenues, and recurring subscriptions are the very favorites du jour of accountants and Wall Street…

Ends Sat PM: Beats urBeats 3 in-ears for $50

Good until Saturday JAN-5-2019 at 11:59pm ET, New Yauk’s B&H Photo is offering the new condition Beats urBeats 3 earphones for $50 with free US shipping. These are wired earphones, not bluetooths…

Monday: Beats urBeats 2 for $45

In three color scheme options, good until Monday at 11:59pm eastern time, New York’s B&H Photo is offering the new condition Beats urBeats 2 earphones for $45 with free shipping and handling. Beats is of course now owned by Apple.

Beats 3 Studio Wireless for $215 [two color options]

If you are looking to get the closed-back over-ear Beats 3 Studio Wireless headphones for yourself or as part of the Dads’n’Grads gift-giving season, the red and white color schemes are currently on sale in new condition for $215 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price…

[DEAD] Beats X bluetooth in-ears for $80

AS of a 4/19/18 recheck, this sale is over…

The tax deadline appears to have opened up the deal purses, the new condition Beats X bluetooth earphones in the matte-silver color scheme are currently down to $80 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price. This is not a lightning deal ~ either an old school sale or a price-match…

Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones down to $239

The new condition Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones (closed-back with ANC too) are further down in price now, the blue color scheme is going for $239, while three other color schemes go for $249, all these sold and shipped by Amazon actual where they average 4.1 out of 5 based on nearly 250 customer reviews and have over 120 answered questions…

[DEAD] Thur: refurb Beats Mixr On-Ears for $50 w/FS

This expired but it is a recurring daily deal…

IF you missed these in the previous daily deal offerings, they are back! Running until Thursday at 11:59pm ET as a daily deal at All 4 Cellular (A4C), you can get the refurbished closed-back on-ear Beats Mixr (David Guetta Edition) in the neon yellow color scheme for $50 with free shipping and a 90-day warranty from A4C.

Used (Open Box Like New) Beats Solo 3 for $138

A limited time sale on select random products at Blinq includes the open-box like-new Beats Solo 3 bluetooth on-ear headphones for $138~ with free shipping and easy returns. The Solo 3s are in the “center square” of the promotion πŸ™‚

Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones for $250

The new condition Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones (closed-back, bluetooth, W1 chip, ANC) are now down to $250 with free shipping in the black, red and blue color schemes by Amazon actual. You can buy as many as you like. This is not a lightning deal.

This is a highly contested market segment and it’s interesting to see that Apple/Beats is trying to undercut the price of its competition (Bose QC 35 II, Sony 1000X M2, Sennheiser Momentum and PXC, B&O, etc). On the other hand, the 1000X M2 is down to $200 as manufacturer refurbished, so market competition is a three-dimensional chess πŸ˜‰

Beats Solo 3 Bluetooth On-Ears for $170 [limit 3]

A new low price as far as I can recall, the new condition Beats Solo 3 bluetooth on-ear headphones are on sale for $170 with free shipping in your choice from six color schemes by the NewEGG eBAY store. Limit up to three pairs per customer.

Ends Sat PM: refurb Beats X for $46, open-box 16GB iPod Touch 6 for $120, Etc

Blinq is having a Featured Sale that includes some audio-related products running until Saturday at 11:59pm eastern. The coupon is applied automatically in the cart, but in case of technical issues, you can also find the coupon at the aforelinked page.

The coupon is a 25% off discount, and it drops the prices of the following items as follows:

+ open-box iPod Touch 6 (16GB, blue) for $120~
+ three left; this has a Lightning connector

+ open-box iPod Nano (16GB, 7th generation, blue) for $130~

+ factory refurbished Beats X bluetooth earphones for $46~ in black or blue

+ see them all at the Blinq Featured Sale
+ free shipping on all purchases regardless of price
+ 30-day money back guarantee on purchases

Because of the nature of Blinq (they pick up returns and overstocks and sell them to consumers) the risk of something having to be returned is higher than buying something brand new sealed in box, so the free shipping and 30-day returns go a long way towards mitigating the risk. Unless you hate returning things with a passion πŸ™‚

Friday: refurb Beats Mixr On-Ears (DG) for $50 w/FS

IF you missed it last Sunday, fear not! This offer is back! Running until FriYAY at 11:59pm ET as a daily deal at All 4 Cellular (A4C), you can get the refurbished closed-back on-ear Beats Mixr (David Guetta Edition) in the neon yellow color scheme for $50 with free shipping and a 90-day warranty from A4C.

[DEAD] Beats X for $75, Powerbeats 3 for $100

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[DEAD] Sunday: refurb Beats Mixr On-Ears (DG) for $50 w/FS

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