Fostex TH-X00 Trio returns to Massdrop in limited quantities and for $20 more

They are back on at the members-only Massdrop in limited quantities, 100 units available per headphone. And they go for $20 more than before! They are the following Fostex TH-X00 Massdrop collaborations, with free US shipping and a 2-year warranty. Note however that these will ship in mid-September 2018, that’s 3.5 months away!

  • Massdrop x Fostex TH-X00 Audiophile Headphones for $420 with free shipping and 2-year warranty. Freight forwarding service available for +$15 for outside the US; details at the bottom of the listing over there
  • Massdrop x Fostex TH-X00 Purpleheart for $470 with free S&H and 2-year warranty
  • Massdrop x Fostex TH-X00 Ebony for $520 with free S&H and 2-year warranty
  • Symphonized NRG 2.0 Wood In-Ears for $10.75

    If you are curious about these Symphonized wood in-ears but you don’t want to chase them in the lightning deals, we have an even better deal for you now! They are on sale and the sale price is lower than the lightning deals for this model, the NRG 2.0 Earphones with mic/remote going for $10.75 in eight different color schemes. Free 2-day shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. They average 4.1 out of 5 based on over 2900 customer reviews and they have nearly 200 answered questions.

    We have a text and pictures unboxing of this very model here…

    [DEAD] Symphonized NRG S Wood Bluetooth EarClip earphones for $19

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    [DEAD] Artinova Wooden Headphone stand for $20

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    Oakywood Wood Headphone Stands for $50+

    On the stylish side of wooden headphone stands, a couple of Oakywood headphone stands are on sale for $50 (oak) and $55 (walnut) plus shipping at Touch of Modern until 3/30/18 at 12pm pacific time. All sales final. These are a bit of a system as they have a variety of other stands and docks and such that have a similar design language. These ship in 3-5 weeks and originate from Poland. Limit ten per item per customer.

    Audio-Technica W5000 Wood Headphones for $550

    Knock, on wood! Audio Technica wood! Another offer has fully unlocked at the members-only but free-to-join Massdrop, it is the new condition Audio-Technica W5000 Wood Headphones for $550 with free US shipping. That bright red innards case you see over there is part of the standard kit and is included. These will be shipped from Massdrop in early April with all sales final. No mention of warranty in the listing.

    If you want these but don’t want to wait that long, you can get them for $600 by the Focus Camera and aSavings group of companies thru Amazon or thru eBAY or through Focus directly

    Audio-Technica ATH-W1000Z Wood Over-Ears for $399

    If you don’t mind waiting for these for about a month, the new condition Audio-Technica ATH-W1000Z wooden closed-back over-ear headphones are on sale for $399 with free shipping at B&H Photo. They are back-ordered with a March 26 (2018) shipment estimate ~ still faster than if this was a Massdrop drop 🙂

    Amazon has not price-matched these; they go for $465 there and they ship immediately.

    Even EarPrint H2 Bluetooth Walnut Over/On-Ears for $199

    Down $100 is the new condition EVEN EarPrint H2 Over/On-Ears bluetooth walnut and steel headphone, going for $199 with free shipping, sold by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price. They average 3.5 out of 5 based on 100+ customer reviews and have over a dozen answered questions.

    PS: I’m not quite sure if these are over-ears or on-ears, thus the over/on-ears…

    Used Audio Technica ATH-ESW9 headphones for $146

    These appear to be not easy to find shipping from within the USA at a reasonable price, but if you are comfortable with used, the Audio Technica ATH-ESW9 headphones are available in “Used – Good” condition (no further details) for $146~ with free shipping sold by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. Only one unit of these is available, so don’t sleep on it if you must needs have them.

    Thinksound IEMs Grab Bag for $50 + S&H [MD]

    If you like the mysteries and wonders of a grab bag, Thinksound is back with a grab bag of their own at Massdrop running for the next four days and change (from blog posting time). You pay $50 plus shipping and for that you will receive randomly one out of four Thinksound wood in-ear models. About half of the people will get the ms02, about a quarter each will get either the rain2 or the ts03, and 6% will get the USP1. You can buy up to two grab bags but each grab bag is randomly generated so you may get two of the same.

    They come with a 1-year warranty from the manufacturer and will ship in early March 2018. All sales final as usual.

    Floyd Rose FR18M Wood Headphones with Luxury Wood Case for $110 to $113

    If you are a fan of wood headphones with a matching luxury wood case, three different color schemes of the new condition Floyd Rose FR18M Wood Headphones with a luxury wood case included by the manufacturer as part of the included accessories kit are on sale for $110 to $113 at Amazon.com. The Mahogany goes for $110 by Zorro (not Prime eligible) or $111 by Amazon actual [see detailed listing]…

    Kennerton Vali Exclusive Massdrop Edition for $700 + S&H [MD]

    It’s unlocking season at Massdrop! Another offer has now unlocked, with three days and change left in the offer (from blog-posting time), it’s more of a “deep cut” though for fans of the brand, it is the new condition Kennerton Vali Exclusive Massdrop Edition going for $700 plus shipping at the members-only but free to join Massdrop shopping service/site.

    Only 30 units are available for this drop. Six of them have been purchased as of the time of writing. This will ship in mid-March from Massdrop, with all sales final. There is no mention of warranty in the listing. These are handmade in Russia, and they are open-back wood headphones. I haven’t seen them in person but they look very nice in the pictures. A zippered soft case is also included.

    Thinksound ts03 wood IEMs for $65 w/FS [MD]

    Massdrop strikes again wtih a new unlocked offered running for the next five days and change (from blog posting date). It is the new condition thinksound ts03 wood in-ears going for $65 with free US shipping. These will ship in mid-February from “the vendor” (not Massdrop). All sales are final. There is no mention of warranty in the listing.

    Still Good: Symphonized NRG 2.0 Wood In-Ears for $11 after coupon

    The Symphonized NRG 2.0 wood in-ears continue to be available for around $11 after using coupon code M63HY9QE at Amazon, sold by the Symphonized Amazon store with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime members get free 2-day shipping. Or with a $25+ order for non-members.

    I couldn’t resist the temptation the previous time I posted about this, and they arrived earlier today, and in blog record-breaking speed, I just posted our customary Text and Pictures Useful Unboxing. No audio, no video, no nonsense, just pictures and descriptions of what’s included. A total of 17 pictures are included, so you get a complete picture of what you are buying.

    I haven’t listened to them yet, opinions on that later on 🙂 The one unboxed is the Turquoise color scheme but seven different color schemes are available thru by Amazon

    Symphonized NRG 2.0 Wood In-Ears for $11 after coupon

    IF you are interested/curious about the Symphonized Wood in-ears but don’t have the time/energy to catch them like Pokemons when they are participating in random lightning deals at Amazon, we have good news for you! Coupon code M63HY9QE drops the price of the new condition Symphonized NRG 2.0 wood in-ears from $25 to $11. These are sold by Symphonized with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, so Prime members get free 2-day shipping.

    They average 4.1 out of 5 based on over 2800 customer reviews and they have nearly 200 answered questions. They are available in eight different color schemes. They come with various eartip sizes, shirt clip, and a drawstring hipster-y pouch. They have a 1-button remote/mic combo.

    Ends Fri 3am ET: Thinksound Rain3 IEMs for $50 w/FS [MD]

    Running until 3am ET on Friday (unless it gets extended), the new condition Thinksound Rain 3 wood IEMs are fully unlocked at Massdrop for $50 with free US shipping. These will ship in early February from the vendor and come with a 1-year warranty from Thinksound (so probably shipped directly from Thinksound?). All sales are final as usual.

    E-MU Headphones w/ Removable Cable for $500 to $520 [MD]

    Yet another offer has blossomed into a fully unlocked flower at Massdrop [such flowery language today!], it is the new condition E-MU Teak Headphones w/ Removable Cable going for $500 with free shipping. You have a choice of Teak, Rosewood or Ebony which is $20 more. These will be shipped by the vendor in mid-February 2018, so patience is a two month virtue in this case. The offer runs for the next seven days and change (as of the time of writing). There is no mention of warranty on the listing.

    Massdrop is also running a number of headphone offers that are shipping quickly (less than a week after ordering). You can find those in our Massdrop Tracker perma-post.

    [DEAD] Symphonized DRM Wood In-Ears for $11

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    Open-box AudioQuest Nighthawk Wood Headphones for $249, NEW for $299

    The new condition AudioQuest Nighthawk Wood Headphones are on sale in new condition for $299 from two different fulfilled by Amazon sellers now. “Electronics Expo” joins the party; previously only “Music Direct” had it available.

    But wait, there’s more! Another option materialized on today’s re-check, it is available in open-box “Used – Like New” condition by Gramophone of House Maryland for $249 with free shipping through Amazon Warehouse Deals. This ships directly from Gramophone in Maryland, and it is not Prime eligible, so December delivery 🙂

    Floyd Rose FR-18M Mahogany Over-Ears for $99

    More from the eBAY, the new condition Floyd Rose FR-18M Mahogany Over-Ears are on sale for $99 with free shipping, with up to five pairs per customer. They are sold by the “iDJ Now” eBay store (99.8%, New York).

    These come with a luxury fold-flat wood case (see gallery pictures over there for all the wood). The earcups of the headphones are of wood as well. Fans of wood unite and takeover!

    Thinksound ON2 Wood On-Ears for $130 [MD] or $140 [Prime]

    It $10 less worth waiting for an extra month? That decision is yours to make! But let’s start from the beginning!

    The new condition Thinksound ON2 Wood On-Ears are back on sale again for $130 with free shipping at members-only but free-to-join Massdrop for $130 with free shipping and a mid-December shipment estimate. These ship from the vendor and come with a 2-year warranty per the listing.

    If you don’t want to wait for a month, and instead prefer to get them in a couple of days, they are on sale for $140 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs per customer during the sale. There they average 4.6 out of 5 based on 24 customer reviews, and have a soccer team of answers 🙂

    [DEAD] Symphonized NRG Wood In-Ears for $15.50

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    AudioQuest Nighthawk Wood Headphones for $299

    The new condition AudioQuest Nighthawk Wood Headphones are currently on sale for $299 with free shipping, sold by Music Direct through Amazon.com. They ship directly from Music Direct, and they are not Prime eligible.

    Per the listing, these ship in “easy to open packaging”. The Audio Quest website says they are an authorized dealer.

    Obligatory screenshot to make sure I did not imagine this 🙂

    Refurbished Denon D7200 Closed Wood Over-Ears w/1yr dealer warranty for $749

    The new condition wood Dealer AH-D7200 closed-back over-ears go for $1000 at authorized dealers, but if you want to save some, you can get them in dealer recertified condition with a 1-year warranty from the recertifying dealer OneCall (aka Huppin’s) for $749 with free shipping by OneCall thru Amazon or thru eBay.

    Fostex TH-X00 Trio for $400 to $500 at MD

    Fostex the Massdrop people! These are biodynamic headphones, not everything Fostex makes is planar magnetic 🙂 Running right now is a trio of Fostex TH-X00 variants (sounds like smartphone-talk) going for $400 in Mahogany, $450 in Ebony, and $500 in Purpleheart. No Ivory 🙂

    These are drops that run daily, because of the way the Massdrop website is structured ~ they don’t have a standard / normal listing like Amazon or BestBuy or Newegg and such. Instead they have listings that have to have a starting and ending date. So they keep opening and closing them, so orders can ship quickly.

    Yes, these ship quickly by Massdrop standards!

    [DEAD Fostex TH-900 Mark II drops to $899

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    We have a new low price to this recurring Adorama offer. The new condition closed-back over-ear Fostex TH-900 Mark II headphones are down to $899 with free shipping. They are an authorized dealer. You can buy as many as you like.

    [DEAD] Saturday’s Offers: Symphonized

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    Rosewill Wood In-Ears for $8 with Free S&H

    Rosewill products are more frequently featured at NewEgg than other retailers, but when you look at the Rosewill RHTS-11002 wood in-ears for $11 at NewEgg, it’s actually not the lowest price. Rosewill’s Amazon store is offering them for $8 with free shipping through Amazon. They ship directly from Rosewill and are not Prime eligible.

    But if you prefer Prime-shipping (or the “no rush credits” when you select slower Prime shipping), Amazon’s own price is not that far off, $9.25 with free 2-day Prime shipping (not an Add-On). Check the detailed listings for the options.

    These average 3.8 out of 5 based on 45 customer reviews.

    Refurbished Denon AH-D7200 w/1yr warranty for $749

    Temptation time! The Denon AH-D7200 rolled out a few weeks ago in the US market for $1000, but if you want don’t want to pay full price, there is now an alternative. You can get it dealer-recertified for $749 with free shipping from well-known and reputable A/V dealer OneCall.com (fixed link), which is the online persona of B&M A/V retailer Huppin’s.

    Or if you have Amazon gift cards to spend, they are also selling it at the same price thru Amazon. It comes with a 1-year warranty from OneCall as it is a dealer recertified model. If you are a Prime member, you receive Prime-like speed, but it ships directly from OneCall in Eastern Washington, not far from NCAA Basketball Championship finalist Gonzaga, which for the first time in many NCAA tournaments was not GoneZaga 🙂

    PS: speaking of Denon, their DP-300F Fully Automatic Analog Turntable is on sale for $199 with a limit of up to three units per customer.

    Used Thinksound Rain Wood In-Ears for $22, NEW for $35 to $40

    The new condition thinksound rain 9mm Wood In-Ears in the silver-cherry color scheme go for $35, but if you want to save even more, you can get them in “Used – Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections, damaged original packaging) for $22~ by Amazon Warehouse actual.

    Or if you prefer the black-chocolate color scheme, it goes for $40 in new condition.

    Used AudioQuest Nighthawk Wood Headphones for $350

    I have already exceeded my weekly allowance of bad puns and segues in the new Headphoolia round-up, so no more until next week. But there is Night-Hawk one over there 🙂

    Which brings us to the AudioQuest Nighthawk Wood Headphones which go for $500 in new condition, but if you are comfortable with used headphones, you have two USED options at Amazon Warehouse Deals in “Used – Very Good” condition, $349 by Audio Advice and $356 by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual.

    PS: as usual, avoid making any purchases from “Just Launched” and iffy sellers, and ones that ask you to email them before purchase. Nothing good will come out of these. They intentionally pick lower prices to bait people into biting.

    [DEAD] Thinksound On2 Wood On-Ears for $120

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    Among today’sGold Bawx action, good until 3:30pm ET are the new condition thinksound On2 wood on-ear monitor headphone (natural black) going for $120 with free shipping. The price before the sale was $200 last night when I assembled the Thursday offers. They average 4.7 out of 5 based on 18 customer reviews.

    Used AudioQuest Nighthawk for $349 to $356 [updated]

    The AudioQuest Nighthawk wood over-ear headphone is available in “Used – Very Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections, repackaged) for $356~ [was $342~] by Amazon Warehouse Deals (AWD) actual and for $349 in “Used – Very Good” (original packaging) by Audio Advice (ships directly from them) through AWD.

    As usual when shopping at Amazon Warehouse Deals and such, make sure you avoid unknown sellers, especially the “Just Launched” types, or any that want you to contact them directly before buying. Nothing good will come out of these sellers!

    [DEAD] Symphonized Wraith Wood On-Ears for $47 to $60

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    Symphonized also makes wood on-ear headphones, not just in-ears, and good until 8:54pm ET tonight (Tuesday 6/27/17), you can get their Wraith Wood On-Ears for $47 to $50 in various wired options, and for $60 in two Bluetooth options with 3.5mm input as well. All together they average 4.5 out of 5 based on 1000+ customer reviews and they have over 180 questions answered.

    Thinksound ts01 in-ears for $30 to $34

    Through marketplace sellers with the orders fulfilled by Amazon, the Thinksound ts01 wood in-ears are available for $30 in the silver/cherry color scheme, and for $34 in the black/chocolate color scheme. Despite the names, they are NOT edible 🙂