B&H Photo two-day BILD Expo sale with 170+ options

New York City’s iconic B&H Photo store is celebrating 50 years in business and as part of the festivities they are having a two-day special sale running until Thursday 9/7/23 at 11:59pm ET.

The sale includes 170+ headphones including the very popular with the iSheeple AirPods MAX for $480 [MAX = over-ears in Apple speak].

In terms of the general population, the headliner is the new condition BOSE 700 UC ANC/BT with USB bluetooth module going for $249. Remember, if you are an audiophile, Beats and Bose, they break my bones 🙂

On the more audiophile front, the sale includes:

+ V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless (Rolling Stones) for $100

+ HEDD Air Motion Transformer for $1499

+ FOSTEX T60RP RP Stereo for $250 after clip-on coupon

+ Audeze LCD-XC closed planar kit with the Grace m900 headphone amp for $1763.10

+ there’s also a BIG Sennheiser sale with fifteen options that includes the HD400S closed over-ears for $50, the famous open-backs HD600 and HD650 and HD660 S2 for $300 and $400 and $500 respectively, the open HD599 Ivory for $120, the IE600 and IE900 IEMs for $600 and $1200 respectively, and various others, including of course bluetooths.

+ Astell & Kern AK ZERO1 Universal In-Ear Monitors with 3.5mm Cable for $529

Prime Day 2023 is here with surprise Sennheiser hot offers!

Prime Day 2023 is here and there are five pages of Headphone deals including the usual suspects of popular with consumer options like Bose, Beats, Sony, AirPods and such.

But the big surprise of the day is a Big Sennheiser SALE including:

+ open over-ear HD 560S for $150

+ open over-ear HD 600 for $283~

+ open over-ear HD 660 S2 for $400

+ open over-ear HD 599 SE for $80

+ closed over-ear HD 450 SE Bluebooths for $80

+ also various truly-wireless and a couple of RF-series TV headphones

+ IE 200 In-Ears for $100

+ to purchase most of the offers above, you must be a Prime Member, thus the Prime Day name
+ if you want to buy any of these offers, fear not, you can jump in and buy anything you want as long as you start a 30-DAY free TRIAL of Prime!

Thursday: BOSE 700 ANC/BT over-ear closed-backs for $329

Adorama loves audio for Thursday 3/30/23, their daily deals have two audio-themed products:

+ BOSE 700 ANC/BT over-ear closed-backs for $329

+ M-Game Solo USB Streaming Mixer and Audio Interface with LED Lighting for $99

Ends Thur 10am ET: Bose QC45 for $230 AC

In a flash sale that ends on Thursday 11/24/22 at 10am eastern (or earlier if sold out), B&H Photo of House New York is offering the new condition “white smoke” Bose QC45 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $230 after an automatic in-cart coupon. You don’t have to type a coupon code. While this offer is running, the coupon will be added when you “add to cart”.

PS: all apologies to the “Beats and Bose, They Break My Bones” crowd 😉

Monday: Shure SRH840 for $70, Klipsch, Bose

Monday November 21 in 2022 has an audio theme at the B&H Photo daily deals, with a trio of them:

+ Shure SRH-840 closed-back over-ears in new packaging for $70

+ Klipsch KD-400 2-Way Active Wireless Bookshelf Speakers for $149

+ Bose Soundbar 700 for $549 after coupon cart

Bose QC45 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $249 [Prime]

Yes, I know, Beats and Bose they break my audiophile bones but if you are interested in the Bose QC45 ANC/BT over-ears and you are a Prime member [or you don’t object to starting a 30-day free trial), you can get it, in new condition, for $249 at Amazon by Amazon. It is available in four color schemes.

While at Amazon, of music interest, for $3 you can get the “The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer” by Janelle Monae in the Kindle ebook format.

Mainstream Earphone sale at Amazon

Trigger warning for headfi denizens, this post contains mainstream brands 🙂

Amazon is having a limited time on various mainstream earphones and headphones including:

+ AirPods PRO (2nd Gen) for $234

+ Sony Group sale including the WH-1000XM4 ANC/BT over-ears for $228
+ various LinkBuds as well

+ BOSE SleepBuds II for $199

+ various Beats truly wireless

UPDATE: speaking of name-brands, for Monday 11/7/22, the Meh daily deal is the Kenwood WS-A1 ANC truly-wireless for $50 plus shipping…

Bose QC45 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $249

It looks like this is a Bose-initiated promotion, because the price of their new condition QC45 ANC/BT over-ears is down to $249 at various authorized and reputable BOSE dealers such as Amazon and NewEGG and B&H Photo and Adorama and a few more, too many to list here individually…

PS: all apologies for triggering some head-audiophiles/phools by mentioning Bose 😉

Prime Early Access sale includes Sony, Beats, Bose, Apple headphones

If you a Prime member, today is DAY ONE of the Amazon PRIME early access sale and the sale includes a variety of consumer-popular headphones including:

+ BOSE QC45, 700, earphones
+ QC45 is $229, 700 is $269, Soundsport bluetooth earphones for $89

+ AirPods PRO (2nd Gen) for $235 or with AppleCare+ for $264

+ two pages of Beats offers including over-ear, on-ear and truly-wireless
+ yes, there’s even a Kim Kardashian option 🙂
+ some of them are bundled with AppleCare+

+ UPDATE: there’s a Sony wireless sale featuring the WH-1000X M5 for $348 , the WF-C500 for $58, and the LinkBuds S for $128

+ there are more headphones, time-permitting I will go through the offers and post new deal-posts about them!

IF you see anything you like (they even have the whole Samsung smartphone high-end line-up on sale), but you are not a Prime member, FEAR NOT, you can get the deals as long as you sign-up for a PRIME 30-Day FREE trial

PS: you can also find some of these by checking the Headaphone offers widget

Tuesday: Philips PH-805, Bose Soundlink II, Sony WF-1000X M4

Woot is back with a second day of tech deals. and once again, they have headphones in them, including:

+ Philips PH-805 ANC/BT over-ears for $55

+ Bose Soundlink II bluetooth over-ears for $125, two color options

+ Grade A refurbished Sony WF-1000X M4 truly-wireless for $145

+ Lenovo truly wireless for $12

+ Philips T1 ANC PRO+ truly wireless for $150

+ Klipsch and other speakers

Bose QuietComfort 45 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $249

For a limited time (I do not know when the offer expires), New York’s B&H Photo is offering the new condition BOSE QuietComfort 45 ANC/BT closed-back over-ears on sale for $249 in the two color schemes available. There is a limited supply at this price.

As of the time of writing these average 4.5 out of 5 based on 623 customer reviews at B&H. Needless to say, the market of ANC/BT over-ears is hot with all kinds of known, unknown and semi-known brands competing aggressively.

Lately I’ve moved away from over-ear bluetooth headphones (last one I had in rotation was the Sony WH-CH700N (now a previous generation model)) and shifted towards the more utilitarian (and audiophile triggering) truly wireless 🙂

Bose Prime Days offers include 45 and 700

Bose is making a guest appearance at the 2022 Amazon Prime Days with a sale on three headphone models. There’s the QC45 and 700 of the ANC/BT over-ear kind going for $229 and $269 respectively, in two color schemes each. Also in two color schemes is the truly-wireless for $179.

These offers are only good for Prime members. If you are not a Prime member, you can start a FREE 30-DAY trial and take advantage of the promotions…

Sunday: AUsounds for $25, BOSE 700 Soundbar for $569

Audio action at the Sunday May 29 (2022) B&H Photo daily deals running up until 11:59pm eastern time:

+ AUsounds AU-stream truly-wireless for $15

+ BOSE 700 Soundbar (black color scheme) for $569 after auto-activated in-cart coupon

Thur: refurb Bose Sport truly-wireless earbuds with full warranty for $109 AC

Good until Thursday 5/19/22 at 11:59pm pacific time (or before if soldout), NewEgg actual (not iffy marketplace sellers) is offering the refurbished Bose Sport Earbuds, a truly-wireless model, for $109 after using promo code SSBSA929 in their shopping cart. Up to five per customer.

This comes with the same warranty as the new condition model. It also comes with 30-day hassle-free returns.

In comparison, the new condition goes for $179 at authorized Bose dealers such as those listing at Amazon

Sunday: HIFIMAN HE-400i planar over-ears for $200, Etc

An audio party is happening with a heavy headphone emphasis in another variant of the Woot random audio sale running until 5/1/22 at 10pm central time.

OF the 26 in-stock products, half of them are headphones including:

+ HIFIMAN HE-400i planar over-ears for $200

+ refurbished Sony WH-1000X M4 ANC/BT over-ears for $180
+ M3 for $160
+ come with a 1-year warranty from the refurbisher (not from Sony)

+ various Beats and Bose and Sony truly-wireless and bluetooth earphones

Meanwhile running until 5/2/22 at 10am ET, Adorama is offering the new condition Behringer U-PHORIA UM2 2×2 USB Audio Interface for $30…

Bose 700 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $329

Bose time at the Friday 4/22/22 NewEGG dailies, you can have the new condition ANC/BT closed over-ears Bose 700 for $329 with free US shipping, sold and shipped by NewEGG actual with up to three per customer.

As of the time of writing this is also on sale (and/or price-matched) for $329 at the Amazon website

Spring Sale: JBL, Bose, Klipsch, Razer, Etc

Woot has two types of offers. The more well-known daily deals but also the longer running deals, the “Woot Plus” offers. Of the latter, they have an Electronics Spring sale running until 4/4/22 at 11:59pm central time, or earlier if sold-out (some of them do sell-out). These include some head/audio-related products such as:

  • JBL Live 300 Premium truly-wireless for $38
  • Razer Nari essential gaming headset for $40
  • Klipsch T5 2nd generation truly-wireless for $90
  • Echo Buds 1st gen truly wireless for $40
  • refurb Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 truly wireless for $73
  • Bose SoundSport necklace-style bluetooth earphones for $70
  • and some other related products

As of the time of writing the Bose 700 ANC/BT over-ears for $270 has sold out…

Sony and Bose ANC/BT Over-Ear Dueling Sale

It’s not dueling banjos, but it’s a dueling ANC/BT over-ears sale happening at Amazon right now! These are not daily deals – they are limited time offers, but they do not specify the exact expiration date.

So, yes, both the Sony and Bose ANC/BT closed-back over-ears are participating in sales!

On the Sony front, they have the WH-1000X M4 going for $278 in two color options, and the more budget-friendly “Extra Bass” WH-XB910N going for $148, also in two color options…

On the Bose front they have the QuietComfort 45 going for $279 in two color options, and the 700 going for $329…

Monday: Bose, Sennheiser GSX 1000, Jaybird, Etc

Monday, the last day of February 2022 has headphone action at multiple places:

+ Adorama daily deals: H&A closed-back studio headphones for $25

+ Amazon Bose sale has Sport TW Earbuds for $160, QC45 ANC/BT over-ears for $280, 700 ANC/BT over-ears for $329
+ their model name is Earbuds but they are not actual earbuds

+ one of the Woot daily deals is the Sennheiser GSX 1000 external sound card for $130

+ Best Buy: Jaybird Vista 2 TW for $120 in three color options and Skullcandy Ink’D+ neckband-style bluetooth earphones for $30
+ who on earth puts both an apostrophe and a plus in a model name these days?

And a heads-up, the Tuesday 3/1/22 NewEgg dailies will have the return of the Beyerdynamic over-ears. Price and details on Tuesday!

Sunday: random audio sale incl. refurb Bose 700 ANC/BT over-ears

Woot is running another variant of the Random Audio sale until Sunday 2/20/22 at 11:59pm central time or earlier if sold out…

A total of 27 audio products are participating, almost half of which are of the headphone kind, including:

+ refurb Bose 700 ANC/BT over-ears for $230 with 90-day refurbished warranty

+ truly-wireless from Nokia, Bose and Master & Dynamic and JBL among others

+ necklace style earphones from Bose and such

Bose QC45 ANC/BT Over-Ears down to $280

And now something more utilitarian than hardcore audiophile 🙂 The battle is raging among the ANC/Bluetooth closed-back over-ear headphones with Sony and others making inroads to what once had been considered Bose’s realm.

Competition means discounting and as part of the Black Friday 2021 festivities, the new condition BOSE QuietComfort 45 closed-back over-ear ANC with bluetooth headphone is down to $280 with free US shipping at authorized Bose US dealers including B&H Photo and Amazon actual and Adorama

Thursday: BOSE takeover at Amazon!

It’s a BOSE takeover day at the Amazon Gold Box daily deals running until 10/14/21 at 11:59pm pacific [or earlier if sold out].

They include the Bose Sleepbuds II for $199, the QC ANC earbuds for $199, the Sport truly wireless for $149, the open sport truly wireless for $179, the QC35 II ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $249 ($30 more for the headset variant), various audio-playing sunglasses, and more…

Sunday: Sony WH-1000X, Plantronics BackBeat, Bose ANC, Yamaha x Klipsch System Bundle, Etc

A couple of round-up sales among the Sunday 8/22/21 Woot daily deals include headphones. Offer runs until 11:59pm central or earlier if sold out!

The Erratic Audio sale [PRO marketing tip: don’t name a sale with a word that shared a root with “error” LOL] includes:

  • grade A refurbished Sony WH-1000X M4 ANC/BT over-ears for $180 with a 1-year 3rd-party (not Sony) warranty
  • new condition previous generation WH-1000X M3 for $200 with 1-year Sony warranty
  • grade A refurbished Sony WH-XB900N (XB = Extra Bass) ANC/BT over-ears for $100 with a 1-year 3rd-party (not Sony) warranty
  • Plantronics BackBeat Fit 6100 bluetooth over-ears for $65 with 1-year Plantronics warranty
  • Plantronics BackBeat Fit 350 earhook bluetooth earphones for $22 with 1-year warranty
  • grade A refurbished Sony WF-1000X M3 ANC/BT Alexa truly-wireless for $70 with a 1-year 3rd-party (not Sony) warranty
  • bluetooth speakers of different kinds from JBL and Sony

Then we have the Tech Favorite sale which includes the new condition BOSE QC35 II ANC/BT over-ears for $195 with a 1-year Bose warranty…

Then there’s this crazy bundle:
+ Yamaha TSR-700 7.1 Channel AV Receiver with 8K HDMI and MsicCast
+ Klipsch Reference 5.1 Channel Surround Sound System Bundle
+ together for $660
+ Klipsch items with 5-year warranty, Yamaha with 1-year

Thursday: Bose QuietComfort 35 II ANC/bluetooth Over-Ears for $189

Headphones return to the Meh daily deals, it is the new condition Bose QuietComfort 35 II ANC/bluetooth closed-back over-ears going for $189 with free shipping for members or flat shipping for non-members. Note however that these get a 90-day Meh warranty, not the usual Bose warranty. Not sure why…

Sunday: Bose SoundSport bluetooth earphones for $89

If Beats and Bose don’t break your audio bones (HA!) good until August 8 in 2021 at 11:59pm eastern time, you can get the new condition Bose Soundsport necklace-style bluetooth earphones for $89 with free US shipping at B&H Photo’s dailies thanks to an automatic in-cart $40 off coupon…

They have earhooks and are more of the stubby/shallow-insertion kind… But not like their older versions that did not attempt to create a seal on the ear (they have a “speaker protrusion” into the ear; they are useful like that in some situations).

UPDATE: among the Sunday Best Buy dailies they have the new conditino AUsounds AU Flex planar ANC earphone going for $100 with free US shipping…

Then we have at the Woot dailies the Airpods PRO truly-wireless earphones for $190 with flat shipping [free for Prime members]…

Monday: BOSE, Sennheiser HD 206, JBL, Razer, HyperX, EPOS, Etc

Busy headphones day at the Monday July 19 in 2021 daily deals!

We start at the Newegg daily deals where they offer the new condition BOSE QuietComfort 35 II noise-cancelling gaming headset going for $299 with free US shipping. Up to five per customer. Sold and shipped by NeWegg proper…

Then we have a big headphones sale at Woot featuring 15 options, half of which are gaming headsets. Among them:

+ Sennheiser HD 206 closed over-ears for $32
+ with 2-year Sennheiser warranty

+ Sennheiser AMBEO (iOS) for $64

+ gaming headsets from Sennheiser and EPOS

+ gaming headsets from RAZER and HyperX

+ three JBL Club ONE over-ears and one truly-wireless

STILL NOT DONE though, at the Adorama daily deals they have the new condition SteelSeries Arctis Pro + GameDAC, together going for $200 with free US shipping… This offer expires Tuesday 7/20/21 at 10am ET or earlier if sold out…

AND FINALLY we have another gaming headset, this one at the Monday Best Buy dailies they have the HP OMEN Mindframe Prime Wired Gaming Headset going for $100… There also they have the JBL Under Armour Project Rock truly-wireless for $90…

Saturday: refurbished w/1-yr warranty: Sony 1000XM3 for $200, Bose QC35 II for $210

As of the time of writing there are 28 audio-related items in the Woot Random Audio sale good until Saturday 7/10/21 at 11:59pm central [or earlier if sold out; one has already sold out (KEF Q750 floor speaker for $550) as of the time of writing]. Among them:

+ 2-pack of Sony MDR-EX15-AP earphones (stubby shallow-insertion kind) for $10 total with a 90-day Sony warranty

+ factory refurbished BOSE QuiteComfort QC35 II ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $210 with a 1-year BOSE warranty

+ factory refurbished Sony WH-1000X-M3 ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $200 with a 1-year Sony warranty

+ among the rest of the items there are bookshelf and floor speakers, monitors, portable bluetooth speakers, ceiling-cat speakers, and such

Wedn: Ultrasone, Beyerdynamic, Sony, Beats

Lots of options in headphones among the daily deals running until Wednesday 7/7/21 at 11:59pm! Here we gooooo:

+ Ultrasone Edition M Black Pearl on-ears bundled with a Manfrotto professional tripod, together for $750 among the B&H Photo daily deals

+ the return of the Beyerdynamic DT 990 (open over-ears) for $134 after promo code among the NewEgg daily deals
+ also there, the Logitech G733 Circumaural LIGHTSPEED Wireless RGB Gaming Headset for $108 after promo code

+ and the big surprise is the Meh daily deal that includes multiple headphone options from $75 to $190:

++ Bose QC35 II ANC/bluetooth over-ears

++ Beats Solo PRO ANC/bluetooth on-ears

++ Sony WH-CH700 ANC/bluetooth over-ears for which, by the way, we have here a text and pictures unboxing post

Bose 700 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $299

This is part of the Prime Day festivities but anyone can buy it for $299 in either color option. It is the new condition Bose 700 ANC/BT Over-Ears of the closed-back kind of course. Up to five per customer. As of the time of writing it averages 4.5 out of 5 based on 17,000+ customer ratings.

The next set of offers is of the Prime Day festivities and it is restricted to Prime members, it is this BOSE audio sale that includes the new condition closed-back SoundLink bluetooth over-ears going for $129 in two color options… This sale also includes the Resolve line of portable bluetooth speakers going for $130 and $180 each…

Monday: Bose QC35 II ANC/BT Over-Ears for $249

Monday is here with another name-brand headphone at the NewEgg daily deals but this time it is neither Beyerdynamic nor Sennheiser. It is Bose!

It is the new condition QuietComfort 35 Mark II, an ANC/bluetooth closed-back over-ear going for $249 with free US shipping, with up to five per customer at the sale price. This is sold and shipped by NewEgg proper (not marketplace sellers).

Offer ends at 11:59pm pacific time on Monday 6/7/21 or earlier if sold out…

Monday: Bose QC35 II, Surface V1, Corsair, AUsounds

Monday April 26 in 2021 brings us headphone offers at the daily deals of three different retailers:

+ at the NewEgg dailies they have Bose QuietComfort 35 II ANC/bluetooth over-ears going for $249 with free US shipping, sold and shipped by NewEgg actual, up to three per customer at the sale price
+ this appears to have been price-matched by Amazon and by B&H Photo

+ also at NewEgg, the Corsair HS60 PRO SURROUND 3.5mm/ USB Connector Circumaural Gaming Headset, going for $49 after using the $20 off limited time promo code shown over there

+ at Woot’s dailies, under “Computers”, they have the new condition Microsoft Surface V1 (model MIC-MXZ-00001) headphone going for $96 in the gray color scheme. One per customer. With a 1-year Microsoft warranty.
+ BUT WAIT, there’s LESS! For today only (4/26/21), you can get 15% off this price if you purchase it using the official Woot apps

+ last but not least, among the B&H Photo daily deals they have the Ausounds AU Stream truly-wireless going for around $30 after the in-cart coupon (automatic activation; no coupon code to type);

Wedn: SteelSeries Arctis Pro, Beats 3, Bose 700, MSFT 365

There’s headphone action in the Wednesday December 2nd (in 2020, wow, this crazy year flew so fact, yet…) Amazon Gold Box with the following options:

+ SteelSeries Arctis Pro bluetooth closed on-ear Headset for $240 in the black color scheme only, one per customer
+ as of time of writing it averages 4.2 out of 5 based on 1840+ customer ratings and has 350+ answered questions by the “e-wisdom of the e-crowds” 🙂

+ Beats Solo 3 bluetooth on-ears (with W1 chip of i-Device interest) for $119 in various color schemes
+ as of the time of writing it averages “the most beautiful Beats yet” based on 100000+ Apple iFan adorations 😉

+ “Beats and Bose they break my bones” sing some audiophiles, but also on sale is the Bose 700 ANC/BT over-ears with Alexa (but not Alexis Carrington) going for $339 in two color options
+ as of the time of writing they average 4.4 out of 5 based on 12K+ customer ratings and they have 620 answered questions by viewers like you

+ and if you want to use Office-style apps to keep track of your headphone ratings and measurements and observations and pairings and such, a 1-Year prepaid Microsoft 365 Family for $99 with a $50 Amazon Gift Card as a bonus. This autom-renews annually (without the $50 GC) if not cancelled…
+ you also get 1TB OneDrive per account
+ up to six accounts can be attached to this subscription

Bose QuietComfort QC35 II ANC/BT Over-Ears for $199

Now that everybody is making a competitive ANC/BT over-ear headphone, BOSE is feeling the pressure and they have decreased the price of their good old QuietComfort QC35 II to $199 with free US shipping at B&H Photo and Amazon and also at Adorama

Tuesday: Bose QC35 II ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $199

If you want some coffee to keep you up during those long listening and headphone testing sessions, there’s four different kind of Mr. Coffee options (including the audiophile-friendly pour-over and an All-In-One machine that clears space on the counters) at the Amazon Gold Box for Tuesday 11/3/20. But that’s what you are here for…

… what you are here for is their offer for the new condition BOSE QC 35 II closed-back over-ear ANC/bluetooth combo headphones going for $199 with free US shipping. This is available in three different color schemes. Up to five per customer. As of the time of writing they average 4.6 out of 5 based on 29,000+ customer reviews…

Sunday: Shure SE-846 w/BT 5.0 cable kit for $549

Want a high-end universal IEM that gives you the option of wired and bluetooth 5.0 playback? Good until Sunday 11/1/20 at 11:59pm eastern time (yes, you get an extra hour to decide because of the “Fall Back” DST temporal thing), you can get the new condition Shure SE-846 w/BT 5.0 cable kit for $549 with free US shipping at B&H Photo in your choice of the CLEAR or the black color schemes. The other two color schemes (bronze, blue) are special order and are not on sale.

This kit includes both the Shure universal mic/remote cable (RMCE-UNI in Shure speak) and the Shure bluetooth 5.0 cable/adapter (RMCE-BT2 in Shure speak), a premium carrying case, various small headphone-y accessories (eartips, shirt clip, etc), and a 2-year warranty… The charging of the bluetooth 5.0 cable/adapter happens via micro-USB (charging cable is included)…

UPDATE: under “Electronics” at the Woot offers for Sunday they have the refurbished Bose Soundsport bluetooth earphones for $63 in your choice of three color schemes. These come with a 90-day iCertify warranty…

And at the Best Buy dailies they have the new condition Jaybird Tarah necklace-style bluetooth earphones going for $30…