Friday: Skullcandy Crusher ANC/BT for $200, B&W Speakers, Etc

The headphone parade continues for Friday 6/12/20 as well at the Best Buy deals du jour with the new condition Skullcandy Crusher ANC/bluetooth over-ear combo headphone that goes for $200. The battle for this popular consumer headphone rages on at all price points!

Also there at Best Buy there’s a sale on select Bowers & Wilkens [no relation to Dominique Wilkins?] speakers with eight options and prices ranging from $560 to $800. Already one of the eight options has sold out…

And now to the single-figure budget side of things, one of the Woot deals du jour is the new condition TIMMKOO wired in-ears going for $9.99 with up to ten pairs per customer at the sale price and a 90-day Woot warranty…

The NewEGG daily basket continues to have headphones although this one may be a bit of a rotten egg based on the nine customer reviews over there. It is the Philips SHB-2505-BK/00 UpBeat truly wireless for $33…

Thur: Pioneer Triple Play for $319 (HRM-5 headphones, Active Monitors, DJ)

What if you wanted a bit of everything? Studio headphones, active speakers, and a DJ controller? Good until Thursday OCT-18-2018 at 11:59pm eastern time, New York’s finest B&H Photo is offering this Pioneer bundle for $319 with free shipping. For that you get:

+ HRM-5 Studio Headphones
+ pair of DM-40 two-way active monitors
+ DDJ-WeGO4 Digital DJ Controller

Audio Deals round-up: JBL, KEF, Logitech, Etc

There’s some non-headphone related deals currently in progress with a variety of audio gear at Amazon, so this post rounds them up right here…

+ Pair JBL Arena B15 Black Bookshelf & Surround Speaker with Special Edition Grilles & Logo for $79 (up to four pairs per customer at the sale price)

+ JBL Arena S10 Black 10″ 100W Powered Subwoofer with Special Edition Grilles & Logo Black for $109 (up to four per customer)

+ KEF Q100 Bookshelf Loudspeakers – Black Oak (Pair) for $249

+ Logitech Z207 2.0 Multi Device Stereo Speaker for $24 (up to three per customer)

+ three color options of the Anker SoundCore 2 portable bluetooth speakers for $30 each

Monoprice sales: up to 50% off Bookshelf, Metal On-Ears $18 shipped, refurb Monolith 7×200 HT PA for $1300

Monoprice has a number of promotions currently in progress as follows:

+ Metal Closed-Back On-Ears, PID 18515, for $18 with free standard US shipping
+ the free shipping is important because you can append things to the order and their S&H fee will be partially or fully “absorbed” by the free shipping promotion

+ up to 50% off Monoprice Bookshelf Speakers, prices range from $28 to $250
+ no coupon code, the price you see is the price you pay

+ Spring Upgrade Sale includes a handful of mobile 3.5mm audio cables starting at $0.95, along with 3.5mm extension cables, and 3.5mm to RCA cables

+ factory refurbished / B-stock Monolith 7×200 Watts Per Channel Multi-Channel Home Theater Power Amplifier for $1300 plus shipping, PID 18682

[DEAD] Klipsch RP-280FA Floorstanding Speaker (Single, Walnut Veneer) for $490

As of a 4/11/18 recheck, the sale is over…

Klipsch is decidedly more famous for their speakers than their headphones, and at the moment their Klipsch RP-280FA Floorstanding Speaker (Single, Walnut Veneer) is on sale for $490~ with free shipping by seller “Acoustic Sound Design Factory” with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime shipping for members. They average 4.9 out of 5 based on 20 customer reviews and they have over 30 answered questions.

Bose Acoustimass 6 Series V Home Theater Speaker System for $499

If you are a fan of Bose, Adorama is currently offering for a limited time the new condition Bose Acoustimass 6 Series V Home Theater Speaker System for $499 with free expedited shipping. You also receive $25 in promotional rewards which you can spend in future purchases at Adorama, an authorized BOSE dealer.

[DEAD] Sunday: Monoprice Select 2.5″ 2-Way Bookshelf Speakers for $29 with free shipping after coupon

This coupon expired…

Sunday is here, and the coupon 15DAY gets you 15% off orders without any minimum purchase amount, making the new condition Monoprice Select 5.25″ 2-Wah Bookshelf Speakers drop from $34.46 to $29.29 with free US ground shipping included. Comes out to almost the same price as the Fri-Saturday coupon! These are passive speakers. Check customer reviews and answered questions over there for more details.

Wedn Speakers (And More): Tascam VL-S3 for $50, refurb Klipsch The Three (Ebony) for $340

Speakers are open-front headphones you don’t put on your head, but instead keep them on nice stands a few feet away. It reduces the wear and tear on the earpads this way 🙂

There are two speaker daily deals today! Good until Thursday 3am ET, the certified refurbished Klipsch Heritage Wireless The Three Play-Fi Bluetooth Speaker (Ebony) is offered for $340 by Woot with the order fulfilled by Amazon. This is sold on Amazon, not Woot [it can get confusing since most of Woot’s own website orders are also fulfilled by Amazon these days].

Good until Wednesday at 11:59pm ET, on the budget side of things, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Tascam VL-S3 14W + 14W 3″ Powered Studio Monitor (Pair, Black) for $50 with free shipping, which is nice, because speaker shipping is definitely not cheap!

UPDATE: also on sale is the new condition Pioneer Elite Audio & Video Component Receiver, black color scheme, model VSX-LX102, for $285 with free shipping by Amazon actual with up to three per customer at the sale price.

This is not a headphone DAC/amp, so I’m appending it to this “off topic” round-up, the open-box Pro-Ject Box E Digital-to-Analog Converter is available for $72 with free shipping by Best Buy on eBAY…

Amazon TAP portable speaker for $100 (or five $20 installments)

On the smart speakers front, the Amazon TAP Alexa bluetooth speaker has flattened out to $100 with free shipping.

Or optionally, the Amazon product page may offer you an option to pay for it with five $20 installments. This is not a credit card, because you need a valid credit card that will be charged the first installment right away. So it’s a fairly low risk for Amazon. If you are eligible for this, you will see something like this above the iconic “Add to Cart” button:

[DEAD] Audio Gear: refurbished Klipsch Heritage The Three Wireless Tabletop Stereo System for $320

This daily deal expired…

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Two Sonos One Speakers for $350 [for Two Rooms]

Sonos is running a two-pack bundle at some of its authorized dealers. You get two Sonos ONE speakers for $350 with free shipping at OneCall (Huppin’s) which offers various color options, including two of the same color or one of each color. A variety of sellers also has this price at Amazon. One speaker, one room is the Sonos way, these are not traditional speakers that come in pairs.

Big Ticket Items eligible for 20% Prime Credit Cards Statement Credit: Peachtree Audio SONADAC, KEF

There are some big ticket items that are also participating in the Prime Credit Cards 20% Statement Credit promotion. If you pay with either official Prime credit card (VISA or Store), you will get a 20% statement credit of the purchase price as a statement credit while this offer is running. The big ticket items:

+ Peachtree Audio SONADAC Digital to Analog Converter/Preamp/Headphone Amplifier (High Gloss Black) goes for $1299
+ there is a 20% “Add to Cart” discount for Prime members, dropping its price to $1040 in the cart
+ then if you pay with a Prime Credit Card, your next statement will show a 20% statement credit of the amount you paid: 20% of $1040 = $208 statement credit!

+ Pay $5000 for the KEF R900 Floorstanding Loudspeaker – Gloss White (Pair), Get 20% Statement Credit = $1000 statement credit!
+ NOTE: only the White color scheme gets 20% back. The other three colors get 10% back

+ Pay $7500 for the KEF REFERENCE 4c Center Channel Loudspeaker – Satin Walnut (Single), Get 20% statement credit = $1500
+ ONLY the Satin Walnut is eligible!

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!!!

While this offer is running, you see something like this on its product page:

Open Box Polk Tower Speakers for $649 to $1299

And now something different, a trio of open-box Polk speaker setups have gone on a Black Friday sale at Adorama with free shipping as follows:

+ open box Polk 2x S50 Small Tower/S30 Center/S10 Surround Speaker/HTS 10 10″ SW for $649

+ open box Polk Audio Home Theater 2x S60 Tower/S35 Center/S20 Bookshelf Speaker for $999

+ open box Polk Audio 2x S60 Home Theater Tower Speaker With Audio Bundle for $1299

[DEAD] Star Wars Plox Official Death Star Levitating Speaker for $150

This sale ended…

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“Off Topic”: Logitech UE BOOM 2 Phantom Bluetooth Speaker for $107

In “Audio Gear” action, the new condition Logitech UE BOOM 2 Phantom Bluetooth Speaker is on sale for $107 with free shipping with a limit of up to three per customer at Amazon by Amazon actual.

As an experiment, I am keeping a permapost of non-headphone Audio Gear deals. I update this as I find things while searching for headphone-related action. The “Latest Update” section should give you a clue as to how fresh it is 🙂 A link to that post can be found in the sidebar of this blog (on mobile it shows at the bottom of the posts) under the “Reference Material” section.

[DEAD] Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter for $18

These daily deals expired…

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