Fiio RC-SE1 earphone cable (3.5/MMCX) for $25

This is not a magic cable. It’s a practical cable ๐Ÿ™‚ The new condition Fiio RC-SE1 earphone replacement 47-inch cable is currently on sale for $25 when you add it to the shopping cart at B&H Photo. It is 3.5mm on one end, and gold-plated MMCX on the other end.

Used Fiio F9 PRO IEMs for $100

The new condition Fiio F9 PRO in-ears with their hybrid setup (one dynamic, two balanced armatures) currently go for $140 in new condition at authorized dealers, but if you are fond of saving some, there is one unit available in “Used – Like New” condition [no signs of use says the listing] for $100 at Amazon Warehouse Deals, sold and shipped by marketplace seller “The Camera Box” (98%). This listing is NOT prime-eligible but you get free shipping from the marketplace seller.

In general, earphones and their packaging is lightweight and small, so any decent seller should be able to ship it reasonably fast.

Used FiiO Q1 Mark II DAC/amp for $69

If you had been waiting for a good used price on the FiiO Q1 Mark II DAC/amp, which goes for $100 in new condition, as of the time of writing, you can get it in “Used – Good” condition (original accessories, not original box) for $69 with free shipping by Electronics Expo through Amazon Warehouse Deals. This ships directly from Electronics EXPO and it is not Prime eligible… It averages 3.9 out of 5 based on 37 customer reviews…

Fiio MMCX Short (2 ft) Replacement Cable for $10

The “Tinbel Store” fulfilled by Amazon currently has 14 units left of the short 60cm (two feet long) FiiO MMCX Headphone Replacement Cable, the Short Version, model RC-MMCX1s, for $10, with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. This is MMCX on one end and 3.5mm on the other end.

Speaking of which, the Brainwavz Audio version is a lightning deal for $15~ until 3:35pm eastern today. The same version has a 2.5mm / MMCX version for $12.54, and a 3.5mm / MMCX with mic/remote for $17.

Used Fiio Q1 DAC/amp for $40 w/free S&H

The newly released Fiio Q1 II DAC/amp with DSD support is holding steady at its starting price of $100 as it is generating some buzz.

But if you don’t care for DSD or want to spend significantly less, you can get the first generation Q1 for $40 with free shipping in “Used – Very Good” condition (tested, all accessories, damaged packaging) by seller “K&M Camera” with the order fulfilled by Amazon. This averages 4.1 out of 5 based on 145 customer reviews.

Used Fiio A3 headphone amp for $45 w/FS

The new condition price of the Fiio A3 headphone amp is $60 but you can shave $15 off that price by going used. As of the time of writing there is a listing of this in “Used – Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) for $45 with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. This averages 4.2 out of 5 based on nearly 500 customer reviews at Amazon and it has half as many answered questions, so it is definitely a known quantity…

[DEAD] 15% off Fiio products using eBay Flash coupon

This eBay flash-sale coupon expired…

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Fiio X1 II (2nd Gen) DAP for $90

I’m not sure when the price dropped but I just now noticed it. The new condition Fiio X1 II (second generation) digital audio player is now down to $90 with frees shipping at Adorama and various Prime-eligible sellers at Amazon

I haven’t seen or touched the second generation model which does not seem to be doing well review-wise, it averages 3.1 out of 5 at Amazon based on 230+ customer reviews and it has nearly 150 answered questions.

I have and I’m using the first generation model. So far I only posted a text and pictures unboxing. The first generation did better in reviews at amazon.com, 3.9 out of 5 based on 560+ customer reviews and with nearly 500 answered questions.

Fiio Q5 now Prime eligible for $350

The new condition “do it all Paul” Fiio Q5 DAC/amp is now eligible for Prime shipping at its starting price of $350 by a handful of recognizable sellers at Amazon including Electronicxs EXPO. This is a crazy device with MFi, apt-X, DSD-256, RGB color-coding indicating input status (it has many, coaxial, line, optical, bluetooth, USB), and compatible with Fiios optional models. Read up on it if curious!

Fiio AM2 amplifier (for X7 DAPs) for $80 w/free S&H

This is a bit of a “deep cut” (context: music term; not discount term) in the sense that only current owners of compatible Fiio DAPs can use it. It is the new condition FiiO AM2 Amplifier for Fiio X7 players on sale for $80 with free shipping at B&H Photo. Its regular price is $100.

Used Fiio K1 USB DAC/amp for $21 + $4 S&H

The new condition Fiio K1 USB DAC/amp goes for $40 in new condition but if you are willing to go used, you can get it for $21 plus $3.75 shipping at Adorama in “Used – Demo” condition. If you don’t see it in the search results over there, it means it sold out!

Used Fiio Q1 II DSD DAC/amp for $84 + $4 S&H

The new new-condition Fiio Q1 II DSD DAc/amp goes for $100 (eg Amazon) but if you want to save a little bit, it is available in “Used – Demo” condition for $84 plus $3.75 shipping at Adorama. If you don’t see it in the search results over there, it means it sold out!

Now shipping: Fiio Q5 for $345 with free shipping

If you can’t wait to get the new Fiio Q5, we have good news! Two recognizable sellers at Amazon have it in-stock for $345 with free shipping by “ProStudio Sound & Music”, or $350 plus $5 flat shipping by the “Tinbel Store”. Both ships directly from the sellers and they are not Prime eligible. This is a device with lots of features, read up on it on the interwebs if curious.

Speaking of Fiio, their A5 portable headphone-amp is available in “Used – Like New” condition for $110 with free shipping by K&M Camera through Amazon Warehouse Deals. It ships directly from K&M and it is not Prime eligible.

[OLD POST] Used Fiio K1 USB DAC/amp for $30 w/free S&H

This was superseded by a better deal on 2/19/18…

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Fiio EX1 ii In-Ears for $50 with free S&H

Electronics EXPO also loaded up another offer at NewEgg Flash today, also running for a full week from today, it is the new condition Fiio EX1 ii In-Ears going for $50 with free shipping and handling. This is the second generation in the EX1 series, not the second generation of EX1ii as the NF title over there may be confusing ๐Ÿ™‚

Fiio E10K USB DAC/amp + AK iRiver ICP-AT1000 IEMs for $80

The Fiio E10K USB DAC/amp goes for $76 in new condition at various authorized Fiio Dealers such as Adorama and various at Amazon but for $4 more, you can get it bundled with Astell&Kern (iRiver) ICP-AT1000 earphones, sold in this bundle by seller “ProStudio Sound & Music” with the orders Fulfilled by Amazon, so you get Prime shipping, and Amazon customer service and support.

Used Fiio A3 portable headphone amp for $42 w/FS

Keeping track of the Fiio product names from memory, especially after the naming reboot, is no easy task. The new condition Fiio A3 portable headphone amp (no DAC on this one) goes for $60 in new condition at authorized Fiio dealers, but if you want to save some, you can get it for $42~ with free shipping by Electronics EXPO through Amazon Warehouse Deals.

[DEAD] Used Fiio EX1 (2nd Gen) for $39 w/free S&H

As of 2/6/18 recheck, this sold out at these low used prices…

On the earphones front, the Fiio EX1 in the second generation is available in “Used – Very Good” condition (original box, original packaging) for $39~ with free shipping by Electronics EXPO through Amazon Warehouse Deals. The earphones average 4 out of 5 based on 22 customer reviews. These ship directly from Electronics EXPO (mainly east coast chain() and are not Prime-shipping eligible.

Used Fiio K5 DAC/amp with dock for $88

The Fiio K5 DAC/amp with a docking station for select other Fiio products (eg select Fiio DAPs) is currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) for $88 with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual.

Fiio Q1 USB DAC/amp (Flask) down to $51

A trio of Prime-eligible sellers have drip-dropped the price of the new condition Fiio Q1 USB DAC/amp (the “whiskey flask”) down to $51 with the orders fulfilled by Amazon. Amazon’s own price remains at $55.

Or you can get the Q1 bundled with these iRiver A&K IEMs for $60 with free shipping. The IEMs are the Astell & Kern ICP-AT1000 earphones.

Note that the Q1 is the “previous generation” model. The “current generation” is the “Q1 II” which loses the whiskey for a more conventional look for $100.

Fiio E10K USB DAC/amp + AK iRiver ICP-AT1000 IEMs for $80

The Fiio E10K USB DAC/amp goes for $76 in new condition at various authorized Fiio Dealers such as Adorama and various at Amazon but for $4 more, you can get it bundled with Astell&Kern (iRiver) ICP-AT1000 earphones, sold in this bundle by seller “ProStudio Sound & Music” with the orders Fulfilled by Amazon, so you get Prime shipping, and Amazon customer service and support.

Used Fiio K5 DAC/amp with built-in Dock for $86

The new condition Fiio K5 DAC/amp with its built-in Dock goes for around $110 in new condition, but if you are comfortable with used, there is a “Used – Very Good” condition listing (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) offered for $86~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. The K5 averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 39 customer reviews and has 50 answered questions. It picked up a couple of each since the last time I posted about it.

Speaking of Fiio, note there are some Fiio + A&K iRiver IEM bundles running. Check our previous Fiio posts for those.

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!

โ€œPRO Studio Sound & Musicโ€ 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.

Fiio A3 portable head-amp for $55 w/FS

More Fiio action, the new condition Fiio A3 portable headphone amp is now discounted to $55 with free expedited shipping from B&H Photo, an authorized dealer.

Fiio F5 Balanced In-Ears for $55

It’s back on sale again, a couple of “fulfilled by Amazon” sellers have the new condition Fiio F5 Balanced IEMs on sale for $55 with free shipping. The balanced in their name is for the detachable cable, not balanced armature.

Fiio X1 II DAP for $85

It’s Fiio time! The second generation Fiio X1 digital audio player is on sale for $85 with free shipping at Adorama and also at B&H Photo.

I haven’t seen or used the second generation model, but we have here a text and pictures unboxing of the first generation X1 DAP which has settled on to $80 after the second generation model was released.

Audio Technica M50X + Fiio A3 head-amp for $129

And we have another Audio Technica M50x bundle for $129, this time you get a free Fiio A3 portable headphone amplifier instead of a $30 Netflix Gift Card. The Fiio A3 goes for $60 on its own, so you are getting a better value with this bundle assuming you want/need the Fiio A3 or don’t mind gifting or selling or trading it. Of the average consumer, you will find more takers on $30 Netflix in the hand than $60 audiophile technobabble for future use ๐Ÿ™‚

This is sold by the BuyDIG Rakuten store. No coupons, no rebates, just add to cart and checkout. BuyDIG creates some value combos, but not every combo they create is ideally suited to be used together. For example, if you find that you can drive your M50x well enough from your phone or DAP, you can use the Fiio A3 with some of your other headphones. Likewise, sometimes they bundle microSD cards with headphones. You obviously can’t stick the microSD card into the headphone, but you can use it with your phone, tablet, DAPs, Roku box, laptop, etc.

Fiio A1 headphone amp drops to $22

The portable and compact Fiio A1 headphone amp, in the silver color scheme, is on sale for $22 (instead of its usual price of $27) at Amazon by Amazon actual. Limit up to three of them per customer at the sale price. It averages 3.7 out of 5 based on 210 customer reviews and it has 90+ answered questions.

[DEAD] Official Fiio Store 11.11 Specials at AliExpress: Fiio X DAP with IEMs or DAC/amp bundle

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[DEAD] Used Fiio Q1 USB DAC/amp for $48

This sold out at this lower used price…

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Used FiiO A3 portable headphone amp for $47

The new condition FiiO A3 portable headphone amp goes for $60, but if you are comfortable with used, you can get it in “Used – Like New” condition (minor signs of use, all accessories, original packaging) for $47 [was $50] with free shipping by marketplace seller “The Camera Box” (99%, almost 12,000 ratings) through Amazon Warehouse Deals. This ships directly from “The Camera Box” and it is not Prime eligible.

As of the time of writing, the shopping cart says they have three units available at this condition/price combo. The A3 averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 420+ customer reviews.

The Amazon Best Seller Lists are only as good as the people or the AI bots who do the product categorizations, but among the amps shown in their Best Selling Headphone Amps list, they are #1 ahead of the Dragonfly Red, and the newly released $50 Fiio BTR01.

[DEAD] Used Fiio EX1 (2nd generation) IEMs for $34

As of a 4:26pm ET recheck, this sold out in used condition and is no longer available at $34…

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Used Fiio E10K USB DAC/amp for $65 [updated]

The FiiO E10K USB DAC/amp (without a docking station) goes for $76 in new condition, but if you are comfortable with used, you can get it in “Used – Very Good” condition (damaged original packaging) for $65~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. This is in the black color scheme.

UPDATE 10/23/17 aM: the price of these did not go up. The “Used – Good” for $61 sold out, so the next in line was the “Used – Very Good”…

Together the black and silver color schemes average 4.3 out of 5 based on 670+ customer reviews, and they have over 430 answered questions, so this is a known entity.

[DEAD] Used Fiio K5 DAC/amp with built-in Dock for $81

Used prices of these went up since…

The new condition Fiio K5 DAC/amp with its built-in Dock goes for around $110 in new condition, but if you are comfortable with used, there is a “Used – Good” condition listing (without any further details) offered for $81~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. The K5 averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 37 customer reviews and has 46 answered questions.