New at Massdrop (Thursday 9am ET): Hifiman Edition XX Open planars for $600

UPDATE: the shipping estimate has been revealed, it is the end of May 2019, that’s almost seven months from now, so patience is a virtue even for the patient ^_^

Massdrop strikes again! The date of interest this time is Thursday November 1st at 9am eastern! At that very point in time, after the Halloween festivities are over, they will launch a brand new custom co-brand headphone, the Hifiman Edition XX, an open-back planar-magnetic over-ear headphone. The verbiage at Massdrop says that at 20 ohm, an amplifier is not required, it can be driven from a laptop or portable media player. But what about the Sandisk Clip Plus? 🙂

The price is revealed in the listing, it will be $600 with free US shipping and subsidized international shipping. It will come with a 1-year manufacturer warranty which makes sense since it is a Hifiman x Massdrop co-operation.

The big unknown that will be revealed tomorrow is the shipping estimate. This is a new product, so I’m guessing don’t expect it to arrive in 2018 🙂

Hifiman Mega Mini DAP for $60 [MD]

It’s DAP time now at Massdrop. Hifiman makes digital audio players as well, and their new condition MegaMini player is currently on offer at Massdrop for $60 with orders shipped by Massdrop in late November 2018. Music is stored on a microSD card, and this DAP supports capacities up to 256GB. A manual and a cable are the other things included in the box [in addition to the player [obviously] and the packaging materials].

The “drop” (aka offer in Massdrop speak) runs for the next five days and change {from blog-posting date}.

Hifiman HE-560 V3 Planar Over-Ears for $299

Hifiman trade-offs return. The company has an above average issue with physical problems of their headphones, so if you are not already aware of that, be sure to read up on it before making a decision on this offering…

For a limited time, Adorama is offering the new condition Hifiman HE-560 V3 planar-magnetic open headphones for the special price of $299 with free shipping. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout. They come with a 1-year limited warranty…

Hiifiman HE-560 Planar Over-Ears for $350

The new condition Hifiman HE-560 Planar Magnetic open-back over-ear headphones are on sale again for $350 with free shipping at Adorama for a limited time. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout…

Note however that Hifiman has above average quality control issues with some of their headphones, so if you are not familiar, check the various audio/headphone forums. In other words, you are more likely to have to return or deal with manufacturer warranty. If that’s something you hate with a passion, you may want to resist the sale temptation…

Massdrop x HiFiMAN HE-350 returns for $100

The new condition Massdrop x HiFiMAN HE-350 is back again as an “in-stock drop” at Massdrop.com for $100 with free USA shipping. The in-stock drops run for 24 hours each, and at the end of the 24 hour cycle, the orders from those 24 hours are processed and shipped. This means you could get your headphones within a week depending on location.

They come with a 1-year warranty since they are a Hifiman x Massdrop partnership. These are open-back over-ear dynamic headphones, not planar-magnetic.

You can see them all at our Massdrop In-Stock Drops Tracker

HIFIMAN HE400i Special Edition (Chrome) for $179

If the quality control issues don’t scare you away, good until 4/16/18, coupon code 50OFF gets you the new condition HIFIMAN HE400i Special Edition (Dark Blue Chrome) planar-magnetic over-ear headphones for $179 with free shipping at BuyDIG which offers free 45-day returns which is a plus if you experience quality-control issues within that period, but if anything happens after that, you’d have to take it with the manufacturer warranty.

Used Hifiman RE400i Earphones for $29 w/FS

If the quality control concerns with Hifiman products don’t scare you away, Electronics Expo has the open-box “Used – Like New” Hifiman RE-400i in-ears for $28.77 with free shipping directly from them through Amazon Warehouse Deals. All accessories included and they are an authorized dealer per the listing.

Used Hifiman Edition S Open/Closed On-Ears for $79

As of the time of writing, there are two units available of the Hifiman Edition S open/closed dynamic on-ear headphones going for $79 by seller “Audio Advisor” with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime shipping for members.

The new condition price is $129 by various thru Amazon

Hifiman HE-400i Planar Over-Ears for $186 after coupon

The inclusion of Beach Camera in the eBay coupon promotion using coupon code PSPRINGBF can get you the new condition Hifiman HE-400i Planar Headphones for $186~ with free shipping. The price before the coupon is $219. Note that Hifiman has above average issues with build quality, so keep that in mind before buying! Offer ends 4/1/18 at 8am pacific or earlier if sold out.

[DEAD] Used Hifiman Sundara Planar Over-Ears for $339

As of a 3/24/18 recheck, this sold out in USED condition…

If the Hifiman construction issues don’t scare you away, their Sundara over-ear planar-magnetics are available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $339 with free shipping by seller “Audio Advice Online” (AAO) through Amazon Warehouse Deals. They ship directly from AAO and are not Prime eligible. The new condition price is $499.

[DEAD] Hifiman MegaMini DAP for $84 after coupon

This eBay flash-sale coupon expired…

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Hifiman RE-400i In-Ears for $30 w/free S&H

If you are comfortable with the risks of a Hifiman headphone purchase (quality control; or below average lack thereof), then to the NewEGG Flash headphone sales we go where the new condition Hifiman RE-400i in-ears are offered for $30 with free shipping by Electronics Expo. The offer ends on Tuesday morning (or earlier if sold out). The “i” stands for iPhone buttons on the remote.

Heads Up (Tuesday 12pm ET): Hifiman RE-400i In-Ears

If you are a fan of Hifiman and are not deterred by their quality control issues, NewEggFLASH is planning to launch a Hifiman RE-400i in-ears offer on Tuesday at 12pm eastern. They don’t reveal the sale price or the seller before it goes live, so we will all find out after it goes live.

[DEAD] Massdrop x HIFIMAN HE4XX Planar Magnetics for $170 w/FS

This sold-out/run-out very quickly…

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Open-box Hifiman HE-400i Planar Magnetics for $120

Planar temptation! BuyDIG is now offering the open-box HIFIMAN HE400i Special Edition (the dark blue chrome color scheme) for $120 with free shipping and free returns. That’s right $120! This is an open-box closeout sale of the “while supplies last” kind. They are open-back over-ear planar-magnetic headphones. Certainly not a bad price! The biggest risk is Hifiman’s quality control with their headphones falling apart, so keep that in mind [check various audio forums for more on that front].

Under “Package Contents” it says this comes with a 1-year warranty. Further down the product listing there’s also an option for a Mack 3-year extended warranty for $20 more.

Speaking of BuyDIG, they are offering the new condition Teac TN-400S Belt-driven Turntable with S-Shaped Tonearm in the gloss black color scheme for $229 with free shipping until March 3rd. No coupon/rebate needed.

Open box Hifiman RE-400i for $25 w/free S&H

The first of two Hifiman in-ear posts! The Hifiman RE-400i (with iOS mic/remote) is available in “Used – Like New” (Open Box) condition for the very specific price of $24.77 with free shipping, sold by authorized dealer Electronics Expo through Amazon Warehouse Deals. This ships directly from Electronics Expo, so everyone gets free shipping, however, it is not Prime eligible.

Used Hifiman RE-400 In-Ears for $20

Used action continues, this time it is the Hifiman RE-400 in-ears (no mic/remote) available in “Used – Good” condition (no further details given), sold by “Audio Advice” with the order fulfilled by Amazon (Prime shipping) through Amazon Warehouse Deals.

HIFIMAN HE4XX planar magnetics for $170 [MD]

The HIFIMAN HE4XX planar magnetics were an “in-stock drop” (I need to update the Massdrop Tracker page), but they are not an in-stock drop anymore!

As of the time of writing, they are a conventional Massdrop drop, running for the next 15 days and change (from blog-posting date) for the same old price of $170 with free US shipping. The shipping estimate is mid-March 2018, with all sales final. They come with a 1-year warranty as they are a co-branded product with Massdrop.

450 units are available for this drop, with up to five per customer, but they have not reset the counter at the top of the page, so we have no way of knowing where we are in this 450 drop. All units will be serialized per the product description.

Used Hifiman Edition S open/closed on-ears for $103

The Hifiman Edition S open/closed on-ear dynamic headphones are now down to $129 in new condition in either color scheme, but if you want to get closer to $100, there is a “Used – Like New” (damaged original packaging) listing for $102.69 with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual.

[DEAD] Hifiman RE-400i In-Ears for $35 w/free S&H

As of a 2/12/18 recheck, this sold out before its expiration and the listing is pulled, so it can no longer be ordered…

Electronics EXPO through NewEgg FLASH is offering the new condition Hifiman RE-400i in-ears for $35 with free shipping. This went live today and it is running for a full week (or earlier if sold out). Only the “i” model (iOS buttons) is on sale. The other two options are not listed at NewEgg FLASH. Limit up to thirty pairs per customer.

HIFIMAN HE400i Special Edition for $179 w/coupon

Good until 2/10/18, BuyDIG is offering coupon code LISTENUP that drops the price of the new condition HIFIMAN HE400i Special Edition (Dark Blue, Planar Magnetics) for $179 with free shipping and handling.

Used Hifiman HE-400i Planars for $150

Marketplace seller “Alpha Stereo” (fulfilled by Amazon) is currently offering the Hifiman HE-400i planar-magnetics in “Used – Good” condition (they have a long uppercase sentence describing them) for $150 with free shipping through Amazon Warehouse Deals.

Still Good: Hifiman HE-560 Planar Over-Ears for $350

Planar temptations continue! The new condition Hifiman HE-560 Planar Over-Ears continue to be on sale for $350 with free shipping at authorized dealer Adorama.com. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout!

Planars continue to increase in popularity and options, you can catch all our previous (and future) planar deals under the Planar Magnetic category.

Hifiman Edition S Open/Closed On-Ears for $129

It’s back to Black Friday pricing for Hifiman’s dynamic on-ears, the “Edition S” whose defining characteristic is their open/closed design. They “open” by removing the earpad cover, and close by adding it back on. There are two colors but they have three listings at Amazon, many of them are by recognizable audio sellers, including Hifiman’s own Amazon store:

+ black Edition S for $129

+ white Edition S for $129
+ and secondary white listing for $129

PS: the “lightning” you see in the product name is part of the color. They are NOT lightning cable headphones.

Hifiman RE600S V2 Songbird In-Ears for $99

The new condition Hifiman RE600S V2 Songbird in-ears are currently on sale for $99 by the Hifiman Amazon store, with the orders fulfilled by Amazon (with Prime shipping). Just like the first generation and some other Hifiman products, there are complaints of build quality, so keep that in mind, especially if you are planning to use them in “adventurous” ways 🙂

Hifiman HE-560 Planars drop to $350

The Hifiman HE-560 have already sold out and have been marked as discontinued at B&H Photo for the sale price of $350, but fear not, you can still get them for $350 with free shipping at Adorama.com. These are open-back over-ear planar magnetics.

[DEAD] Hifiman HE-560 Planars for $399

This sale ended… They are back on sale again, the new condition Hifiman HE-560 planar magnetics go for $399 with free shipping by marketplace seller Calumet thru Amazon. There are two units available per the shopping cart. They ship directly from Calumet.

Hifiman HE-400i Special Edition + iFi Micro iDSD Black Label Amp for $549 after coupon

We mentioned earlier the iFi + Beyerdynamic combo, now we have a different iFi combo at BuyDIG! Using coupon code LISTENUP you can get the iFi Micro iDSD Black Label Headphone Amp with the HIFIMAN HE-400i Special Edition planar-magnatic over-ears for $549 with free shipping until 1/10/18 or earlier if sold out.

Open box Hifiman HE560 planars for $399

The Hifiman HE560 planar magnetics are available in open-box “Used – Like New” condition from authorized dealer Hifi Heaven from Wisconsin through Amazon Warehouse Deals. They also offer free phone and email support. These are open-back, so you cannot only hear but also smell the famous diary air(e)!

Pay $249 for Hifiman HM700 DAP + RE-400 IEMs with Prime Credit Card, Get $50 Statement credit

There’s even a digital audio player (DAP) that’s participating in the Pay with Prime Credit Card promotion. If you are a Prime member paying for the order with one of the two official Prime credit card, you will receive 20% back as a statement credit. In this case, you pay $249 for the Hifiman HM700 DAP + RE-400 IEMs and after your monthly credit card statement closes, you will receive a $50~ statement credit. They have to be sold and shipped by Amazon proper.

This is a limited time offer, expiration date unknown. The offer is running while you see it mentioned on the individual product pages. If you don’t see it mentioned, it means it expired!!!

Hifiman HE-400i Dark Blue Chrome for $180

If you missed them during the Black Friday season, fear not! The sale is alive and kicking, the new condition limited edition Hifiman HE-400i Dark Blue Chrome open-back over-ear headphones are going for $180 with free shipping at BuyDIG.

[DEAD] Hifiman HE-560 Planars for $400

As of a 12/6/17 at 10:34am ET recheck, these sold out at $400 by EE and they are going for $500 by other sellers…

More planar discounting action, this time it is the new condition Hifiman HE-560 dropping to $400 with free shipping, sold and shipped by Electronics Expo through Amazon. If you are a Prime member, you will get upgraded to faster Prime-like shipping, even though they ship directly from Electronics Expo. This is not a lightning deal. The other sellers have them for $500. There are three units available as of the time of writing according to the Amazon product page.

Massdrop x HIFIMAN HE4XX planar-magnetics for $170

Look who’s back in the daily drops! The new condition Massdrop x HIFIMAN HE4XX planar-magnetics are on again as 24-hour “in-stock drops” for $170 with free shipping. The drop will open and close daily. Orders will be shipped in 2-3 business days after the drop closes. That’s blazing speed by Massdrop standards 🙂 They come with a 1-year manufacturer warranty (being a Hifiman-Massdrop co-development and all). All sales are final!

I added them to our Massdrop In-Stock Drops Tracker. I also re-arranged the order based on where the most activity is at.

Hifiman HE-400i Dark Blue Chrome for $180

If “Dark Blue Chrome” is your favorite color, you are in luck! The new condition limited edition Hifiman HE-400i Dark Blue Chrome open-back over-ear headphones have dropped from $200 to $180 with free shipping at BuyDIG. It looks like they are “savings” these for their own website, I haven’t seen them through their eBay or Amazon stores.

Speaking of planar-magnetic headphones on sale, the Monoprice M560 open/closed on-ears continue for $150, while their larger M1060 over-ears are back down to $250 with free shipping.

Also continuing is the AUDEZE Cyber Monday sale but a couple of models have sold out and can no longer be ordered: the $200 SINE On-Ears and one of the $650 LCD-2s.

Hifiman HE5 Planar Headphones + EF100 Amp for $599

This offer is only offered through the official Hifman store directly because it is too complicated to structure on Amazon and eBAY and such. You get the Hifiman HE5 planar magnetic headphones AND the Hifiman EF-100 amp for $599. However, they won’t ship together. The EF100 will ship shortly after ordering, but the HE5 headphones will ship in December (no specific date or range in December mentioned). So if you are not in a hurry to receive them, pretend it’s Massdrop 🙂