Koss SportaPro Lightweight On-Ears for $19

The Koss SportaPro, not to be confused with the more famous PortaPro, are on sale at the moment, going for $19 in new condition, with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price, sold and shipped by Amazon actual where they average 4.2 out of 5 based on 430+ customer reviews. They have a collapsible design. This is not a lightning deal, so expiration time unknown. Free shipping with Prime or with a $25+ order.

Speaking of the more famous PortaPros, the all-black color-scheme goes for $42 with free shipping. This has less blue than the classic PortaPros… Or if you prefer a model with a mic/remote, you can get the Massdrop X edition for $38 with free shipping as one of the Massdrop In-Stock offerings (they ship within a week after ordering).

Sennheiser HD 630VB Closed Over-Ears with Variable Bass Control for $290

It looks like Amazon’s price bots may have automatically price-matched marketplace sellers on their website, making the new condition Sennheiser HD 630VB Headphone with Variable Bass and Call Control going for $290 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Amazon actual. Up to three pairs per customer from Amazon actual (you can buy more from the marketplace sellers but warranty situation from them is uncertain). Amazon’s own estimate is “usually ships in 5-7 business days”.

This is a lesser known and rather unusual headphone given the Sennheiser line-up. It has Variable Bass control through a rotary dial on the earcup, and even though it’s not wireless, it has on-earcup volume and call controls. It is a closed-back over-ear that folds (collapsing style).

It averages 4.4 out of 5 based on 31 customer reviews, and has 20 answered questions by the internet people.

[DEAD] AKAI Project 50X Closed Over-Ears for $22 [limit 3]

This yo-yo sale is over again…

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[DEAD] Sennheiser PXC 550 ANC/BT for $294

As of 11/2/17 recheck, the price is back to $400…

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[DEAD] Master & Dynamic MH30 Folding On-Ears for $149+

This sale ended…

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NOOT K11 Foldable Kids On-Ears for $12 after coupon

After three planar posts, we go in a totally different direction! For a limited time, coupon code NOOT2500 gets you 25% off the purchase price of the new condition NOOT K11 Foldable Kids headphones. The coupon drops the price from $16 to $12.

They are fulfilled by Amazon, so you get free 2-day Prime shipping if a member, otherwise you’d need a $25+ order. These averages 4.6 out of 5 but based on only 13 customer reviews.

1Voice Bluetooth On-Ears for $23

The new condition 1Voice Soundwave Bluetooth On-Ear folding headphones are on sale for $23 at Stacksocial (five different options) and also at Groupon Goods (two color options). Shipping depends on your order total. At Groupon, you need $34.99+. I forgot what’s the free shipping minimum at Stacksocial.

Noontec Hammo S Closed Over-Ears for $40 w/free S&H

After sixteen Used deals in a row (probably a blog record here), we are back to the new condition with a half-off in-cart discount! The new condition Noontec Hammo S Over Ear headphones go for $80 in the white color schemes. At the moment, they have a promotion on their product page that drops their price by 50% when you add them to the shopping cart, making them $40 with free shipping.

Only the white color scheme is participating. They average 4.1 out of 5 based on 60 customer reviews. They have a detachable cable, and they fold, and come with a carbon fiber headphone case. These are wired closed-back. Not to be confused with other Noontec Hammo headphones that have ANC.

The promotion is designated in this fashion at Amazon. Screenshot below for the desktop, but Amazon presents these type of offers in different ways depending on device and screen size and such…

[DEAD] Used Harman/Kardon Soho Flat Foldable On-Ear Mini for $18

All good deals come to an end and as of 8/24/17, this is no longer available at this price…

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[DEAD] Ultrasone PRO-550 Foldable Closed-Back Headphones for $70

This recurring offer expired…

This headphone has been steadily dropping in price during special promotions through the months. The new condition Ultrasone PRO-550 Foldable Closed-Back Headphones are now down to $70 with free shipping at Adorama. They come with a 5-year warranty from Ultrasone.

These have detachable cables and the S-Logic technology that some audiophiles dislike. They also include a storage case, extra earpads, and even a demo CD.

Used Sennheiser HD 630VB for $208

The Sennheiser HD 630VB headphones, with VB being Variable Bass (Control), are available in “Used – Very Good” condition (minor cosmetic imperfections, damaged original packaging) for $208~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals. For more adventurous shoppers, some marketplace sellers have them for less, but they ship directly from the marketplace sellers and are not Prime eligible.

The 630VB are closed-back over-ear headphones, they fold, and they adjust bass via a rotary dial on the earcup. See product pictures on the main listing to get a feel of how this works.

They average 4.4 out of 5 based on 28 customer reviews.

Refurbished JBL Synchros E30 On-Ears for $20 w/free S&H

On the budget side of things, the manufacturer refurbished JBL E30 closed-back folding on-ears are on sale for $20 with free shipping in three different color schemes by the official JBL store through the NewEgg website. The offer ends Saturday night.

AKAI 50X Closed Over-Ears for $25 [updated]

As of 7/12/17 re-check, the AKAI 50X Closed Over-Ears has increased from $19~ to $25~.

As the stock traders like to say, this is like trying to catch a falling knife. The prices of the AKAI 50X closed-back over-ear studio-ish headphones, aka Audio Technica M50X name-a-likes, keep on dropping! As of the time of writing, you can get them in new condition for the very specific price of $19.43 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual. Limit up to three per customer.

This offer is available to everyone, not just Prime members. At this point, one could buy them for accessories and experimentation and cannibalization. They come with two 6-inch cables (coiled and straight), a leatherette pouch, and a 1/4 to 1/8″ adapter. They average 3.5 out of 5 based on 68 customer reviews.

They were going for $26 when I posted the Latest Deals Summary last week.

Sony H.Ear MDR-100AAP for $109

If you like wine-pink (okay, Bordeaux Pink) colored headphones, you are in luck! The Bordeaux Pink color scheme of the new condition closed-back Sony H.Ear MDR-100AAP are on sale for $109 with free shipping by Beach Camera with the order fulfiled by Amazon, so you get free 2-day shipping.

If you prefer a different color, the Lime Yellow goes for $119. You can see all the colors on the same listing, but only these two are on sale thusly.

These are wired, no bluettooth, no ANC, no Extra Bass. They almost feel naked without any buzzwords 🙂 They average 4 out of 5 based on 47 customer reviews.

PS: I can’t easily tell from the pictures if they are over-ear or on-ear. But they are closed-back for sure, and they fold.

Akai Professional 50X Studio headphones down to $23

The price of this headphone has been steadily dropping (a “falling knife” situation as the stock traders like to say), falling faster than Alicia Keys can sing “I keep on falling”. It is the new condition Akai Professional 50X Studio headphones currently down to $23.47 at Amazon by Amazon actual with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order for non-members. Limit three units per customer.

This looks and it is even named after the AT M50x 🙂 It averages 3.6 out of 5 based on 60+ customer reviews. It comes with two detachable cables, an adapter, and a leatherette pouch, so you get reusable accessories in addition to the headphones 🙂

Creative Flex Ultra-light On-Ears for $20

On the lightweight headphones front, the new condition Creative Flex Ultra-light Closed On-Ears are on sale for $20 by the Creative Amazon store, with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so you get free 2-day shipping as a Prime member. They only have one customer review so far from early June, so they may be more of interest to those of you who like to “discover” or “test” headphones that are not on the mainstream or off the radar.

The grills are decoration, they are not open. Zoom in the pictures in the gallery over there, and you’ll see there’s nothing behind the grills.

Akai Professional 50X Studio headphones for $32

This is such an Audio Technica M50X clone it even calls itself a “50X” 🙂 It is the new condition Akai Professional Project 50X and it is currently on sale (not a lightning deal) for just under $32 [was $36] with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three units per customer. They average 3.7 out of 5 based on 60+ customer reviews and two cables and a pouch.

Hifiman Edition S Open/Closed Foldable On-Ears for $149 [both colors]

The Hifiman sale also includes their Edition S Open/Closed Foldable On-Ears, they are down to $149 with free shipping in either color scheme. These can easily switch from closed to open and vice versa by adding/removing the earcup cover. The color options at Amazon by various sellers are:

+ black color scheme
+ alternate listing ~ since Amazon allowed marketplace sellers to create listings, the number of duplicates increased. Sometimes Amazon merges them back together, sometimes they don’t…

+ white color scheme
+ its color name is “White Lightning”, it is NOT a lightning cable headphone

These are dynamic on-ears.

[DEAD] Friday: JLab Flex Over-Ears for $29

Friday is over and so is this daily deal…

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Panasonic RP-BTD5-K Bluetooth On-Ears for $72

It looks like a marketplace sellers has “tricked” Amazon’s price-bots to automatically price-match its price on this headphone, new condition Panasonic RP-BTD5-K Bluetooth On-Ears going for $72 with free shipping by Amazon actual. It averages 3.7 out of 5 based on 52 customer reviews and they have 24 answered questions. The support NFC and fold flat.

PS: if you are not familiar with Bluetooth-ese, NFC is used only for connecting/pairing bluetooth headphones to sources. NFC is not used for the air flow of music.

Photive BTH3 Over-The-Ear Bluetooths for $40 w/FS

One of the popular budget bluetooth over-ear headphones among Amazon shoppers is the Photive BTH3 Over-The-Ear, and it is back on its recurring sale, going for $40 with free shipping, with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, so they are Prime eligible. They average 3.9 out of 5 based on over 3800 customer reviews, and they have nearly 750 questions answered by other viewers like you.

They fold flat so they can fit in the included zippered hard travel case. They support Bluetooth 4.0, but no apt-X. They can also play music via 3.5mm input (not visible in most of the pictures). This is not a lightning deal, so the sale continues until it ends.

Bowers & Wilkins P9 Premium Headphones for $800

As part of the Memorial Day and Dads-n-Grads sales, the new condition brown color scheme of the closed-back over-ear Bowers & Wilkins P9 Premium Headphones is on sale for $800 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of one unit per customer. This is not a lightning deal, so the expiration time is unknown. They average 4.5 out of 5 based on 24 customer reviews.

PS: there are plenty of units available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $640 through Warehouse Deals, but these being high on style/fashion, it may make the new condition more appealing for some who prefer pristine stylish headphones.

Used Pioneer HRM-5 Closed Over-Ears for $74

While no one was watching, Pioneer launched a new headphone, blessed with both “PRO”, “DJ” and “Studio” marketing, it is the closed-back over-ear folding Pioneer DJ HRM-5. It goes for $100 in new condition but it is available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $75~ or “Used – Like New” for $79~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. There’s one listing for each condition mentioned above by AWD actual.

It has one customer review that has two sentences in it. So plan ahead before you read it 😉 It has detachable cables and detachable pads (since there is a listing for official replacement pads for it, model HC-EP0402).

AKG Y50 On-Ears for $50 w/free S&H

The new condition AKG Y50 closed-back on-ears are on sale for $50 with free shipping at NewEgg Flash until Tuesday night. The seller of record is “Electronics Expo”. They have a mic/remote and fold.

Ultrasone Go Closed-Back for $59

Ultrasone is another headphone brand that has its niche but it is not greeted as a liberator by many. But for those who like the Ultrasone S-Logic way of doing things, their foldable Ultrasone Go Closed-Back are on sale for $59~ with free shipping at B&H Photo and by a trio of sellers fulfilled by Amazon.

[DEAD] Friday: JLAB Audio FLEX Closed Over-Ears for $35 shipped

This daily deal expired…

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Ultrasone PRO900i Closed Over-Ears for $200 after $25 MIR

The Ultrasone PRO 900i closed-back folding headphones with “S-Logic” are currently offered for $200 after a $25 mail-in rebate (MIR), and with free shipping at Adorama.com. Details on the rebate promotion in the PDF file.

Master & Dynamic MH30 On-Ears + FREE Master & Dynamic MP1000 Stand for $299

Another Master and Dynamic offer, not a two-for-one like the ME-03 in-ears but you get a free stand instead. For $299, you can get the new condition closed-back folding on-ear Master & Dynamic MH30 along with your choice of a FREE headphone stand, either the silver or the black of the Master & Dynamic MP1000 stand. You select the color on the product page. The MH30 has four different colors, click on the small color-boxes over there to switch between the colors.

If you are not familiar with how these offers work on the B&H website, I posted a couple of screenshots on how to locate them after the jump…

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[DEAD] Tuesday: Modern Portable Super 66 Bluetooth Over-Ears for $49

This daily deal expired…

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Pioneer SE-MHR5 Closed-Back for $190 to $201

While looking at the product description of the Pioneer Master SE-1, I discovered another new-to-me Pioneer headphone, it is the closed-back SE-MHR5 folding headphone. This has two separate listings at Amazon. Amazon’s own price is $201~, while in a separate listing East-Coast store chain Electronics Expo offers it for $190 with the order fulfilled by Amazon, so it is Prime eligible.

We are definitely in an era of “Peak TV” and probably “Peak Headphone” too 🙂

Used Noontec Airplane ANC Over-ears for $36 to $39

The Noontec Airplane (that’s the name of the headphone) active noise cancelling over-ear headphones are currently available in “Used – Good” condition for $36~ and “Used – Very Good” condition for $38.50~, both by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. Both have cosmetic imperfections and will come in damaged original packaging. They have detachable cables and are powered by two AA batteries, so a plus for fans of rechargeables or single-use batteries. They come with two cables and a zippered case. They fold to fit into the case.

[DEAD] Ultrasone Go closed-back headphones for $49

This daily deal expired…

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Sony MDR-ZX110 Closed On-Ears for $9

On the budget side of things, you can’t go wrong for $9 on this closed-back folding on-ear, it is the new condition Sony MDR-ZX110 on sale for $9.29 at the Walmart website, sold by Walmart actual at this price. Free store pickup at nearby stores, or free shipping with a $50+ order, or if you are a member of the Walmart Prime-like $50/year service. These average 4.1 out of 5 based on 59 customer reviews. Select the black color scheme at the “Actual Color” box over there to see this.

Ultrasone Go Closed-Back for $50 w/free S&H

More Ultrasone daily deal action, the closed-back Ultrasone Go foldable headphones are on sale for $50 with free shipping at B&H Photo and Video. This sale continues… good until 11:59pm eastern on Sunday night.

Ultrasone PRO 900i Folding Closed for $230 after $20 MIR

One of the latest offers at Adorama.com is the new condition Ultrasone PRO 900i Folding Closed-back headphones with their S-Logic buzzword technology offered for $230 after a $20 mail-in rebate. With free shipping. The mail-in rebate expire 12/4/16. The sale price is guaranteed until 12pm ET on Sunday Saturday, unless it sells out. It may continue later or not, I do not know.