72-hour sale: Shokz, AU TW, Senal Studio headphones

Every few months, B&H Photo creates a special 72-hour sales party they call the MEGA Deal Zone. This features almost all of the daily deals of the last few months. All of them available for purchase at the same time. There are nearly 1500 options and you can buy as many as you like!

In the Headphones section they include, among others:

+ Senal studio headphones, $45 for the SMH-1000, $50 for the SMH-1200
+ these are homages to the good old Sony MDR-7506/V6 type of headphones

+ Polsen HPC-A30 Mark II studio headphones for $15

+ Shokz swim-type bone conductions

+ various AU-sounds truly wireless

+ sale ends Thursday 6/23/23 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out

PS: unrelated to the above, but I didn’t want to create a separate blog-post for this, one of the Tuesday 6/20/23 Kindle ebook daily deals is the ebook “Leonard Cohen: The Mystical Roots of Genius” by Harry Freedman for $2. This averages 4.7 out of 5 on 161 customer ratings as of the time of writing. It is 258 pages, October 2021, from Bloomsbury Continuum.

Wedn: Polsen 4-channel head amp for $20

For Wednesday 3/15/2023, one of the B&H Photo daily deals is the new condition Polsen HMA-41 4-Channel Stereo Headphone Amplifier going for $20. AC power adapter is included, along with four 3.5mm to 6.3mm adapters and a 2-prong audio cable too!

All its outputs and its input are 1/4″ (6.3mm), that’s why it includes the four adapters. Other amps in this tier do not include the adapters. Each output has its own volume control, sliders, instead of knobs.

As of the time of writing it averages 4 out of 5 based on 9 customer ratings and it has a couple of answered questions.

Needless to say, this is more of utilitarian interest, don’t throw away your $1000+ headphone amps 🙂

Wedn: Polsen HPC-A30-MK2 Closed Over-Ear Studio for $15

TWO headphones are in the B&H Photo deals du jour that run through 6/15/22 at 11:59pm ET:

+ Polsen HPC-A30-MK2 Closed-Back Studio Monitor Headphones for $15
+ only accessory is a 1/4″ adapter
+ 10-foot cable
+ earcups swivel and rotate 90 degrees
+ average 4.4 out of 5 based on 32 customer reviews over there

+ JBL Tour Pro+ Noise-Canceling True Wireless for $90

Tuesday: Polsen PMA-2B Stereo Personal In-Ear Monitor Amplifier for $25

Not exactly top shelf audiophile but the price is right and this hobby encourages the comparison, experimentation and testing and such, and this is just $25 with free US shipping, one of the B^H Photo daily deals until Tuesday 3/23/21 at 11:59pm eastern time is the new condition Polsen PMA-2B Stereo Personal In-Ear Monitor Amplifier. It even has knobs and one customer review 🙂

PS: for those not familiar, this is a product for the “Pro Audio” market, not the audiophile market, but it has XLR inputs and 3.5mm headphone out, so you can use it as you please. There are of course XLR cables/adapters to match it with your favorite music sources including DAPs, smartphones, etc…

Wedn: Polsen, Jabra, Definitive Tech, Etc

Headphones are indeed back at the daily deals for Wednesday 6/17/20 as follows:

At the B&H deals du jour it’s the closed-back Polsen HPS-A40 headphone that has a 3-level bass adjustment [I know, you cynics will say, “bad”, “worse” and “OMG it’s really bad”] for $50 with free US shipping… Optionally you can purchase this together with an AURAY headphone stand and get a 20% off discount on the price of the AURAY stand…

Best Buy is back in the truly-wireless universe with the new condition JLabs JBuds Air Executive truly-wireless going for $55 and as of the time of writing, they average 4 based on 640+ customer reviews over there…

Speaking of Best Buy, their aforelinked daily deals include a sale on a couple of Definitive Technology Soundbar systems with wireless subwoofers ($700 to $1075)…

Truly wireless is also the name of the game today at the NewEGG deals where the new condition Jabra Elite 65t goes for $100 with free US shipping…

Sunday: Polsen HPS-A40 Over-Ears (w/Bass adjustment) for $50

Good until Sunday 12/22/19 at 11:59pm ET, there is a headphone among the B&H deals of the day, it is the new condition closed-back over-era Polsen HPS-A40 going for $50 with free US shipping. One unusual thing about this headphone is that it has a 3-level bass adjustment. It averages 5 out of 5 but based on just three customer reviews…

Thur: Polsen HPC-A30 studio headphones for $15

Good until Thursday 12/12/19 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out), one of the B&H latest offers is the new condition closed-back over-ear Polsen HPC-A30 headphone offered for $15 with free US shipping…

It averages 4 out of 5 based on 70+ customer reviews. Off the top of my head it reminds me of a Tascam model, I’m getting visuals of a red/black color scheme, but I could be totally wrong…

Tuesday: Polsen HPS-A40 DJ-ish Closed Over-Ears for $65

Good until Tuesday 19-MAR-2019 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out), New York’s B&H Photo is offering the new condition closed-back over-ear Polsen HPS-A40 headphones for $65 with free US shipping.

One unusual thing about them is that they have a physical three level bass adjustment on each earcup. Each level adds 3 dB to those frequencies under 200 Hz. Not unlike the Richter scale, dB measurements are logarithmic, so an extra 3 or 6 or 9 is not “just a little more”.

They also have enough features to call them DJ-ish headphones, earcups that swivel 90 degrees, detachable single-side cable, replaceable earpads,

[DEAD] Polsen HPC-A30 Closed-Back Over-Ears for $15 w/FS

This Cyber Monday sale expired…

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