Over-ear headphones Stories January 6, 2016

Headphones: Sennheiser HD 558 over-ears $80 (Orig. $180), more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering up to 65% off MEE Sport-Fi headphones with prices starting below $11 Prime shipped. The Sport-Fi M6P in-ears with mic/remote that originally went for $40 are at the lowest price Amazon has ever offered them and the best we can find. The M6 without the mic/remote are within $0.50 of the lowest Amazon has offered them and the lowest price we can find. They have a 3.8/5 star rating from over 8,400 Amazon customers.

Perfect as an inexpensive set of workout headphones, both models are available in black, clear, orange, pink, purple, white and blue. They feature a secure over-the-ear fit, memory wire, noise-isolation, IPX5 sweat- and water-resistant and come with 6 ear-tip sets, a carrying case, 1-year manufacturer’s warranty and more:

Next up, Newegg Flash has the Sennheiser HD 558 Over-Ear Headphones in black for $79.95 shipped. That’s $100 below the original listing, $20 better than Amazon and the best price we can find. These Audiophile-grade” over-ear, open-back headphones feature a twist and lock single-sided cable, gold-plated 1/4″ plug with 1/8″ adapter, neodymium ferrous magnet system and a 4.6/5 star rating from over 760 Amazon customers. More details below.

More Headphones:

Over-ear headphones Stories July 19, 2015

Update (7/25 1:00pm): @Nicky_Rizzles is our winner, thanks for reading!

This week 9to5Toys will be giving away a pair of Grain Audio’s new OEHP.01 Over-Ear Solid Wood Headphones. Grain Audio has been around for awhile, best known for their wooden Bluetooth and bookshelf speakers. Made from solid Walnut, these headphones are the first over-ear offering from this audio manufacturer.

Head below for more details and to find out how you could win a pair:  expand full story

Over-ear headphones Stories June 19, 2015

expiredHeadphones: Klipsch X5 in-ears $55 (Reg. $108+), Philips over-ears in black $50 (Reg. $75), many more

The official Newegg eBay store offers the Klipsch X5 in-ear headphones for $54.99 shipped. That’s nearly $200 under the original listing, over $60 below Amazon, $35 under the best average selling price and the lowest we can find. They feature sound isolation and include 5 sizes of ear tips, a magnetic case, tangle-free cables and more. They have a a 4/5 star rating from over 95 Amazon customers.

Next up, Newegg’s eBay store has the Philips SHP9500 Over-Ear Headphones in black for $49.99 shipped. That’s about $110 under the original listing, $25 under Amazon, and matching the best price we’ve seen. This set has 50mm neodymium drivers, 3m cable, gold plated connectors, and a 12-35,000 Hz response range. Rated 4.9/5 stars from nearly 40 Amazon customers.

More headphones:

Over-ear headphones Stories June 11, 2015

expiredHeadphones: Parrot Zik Bluetooth Over-Ears $205 (Orig. $400), Skullcandy Micd Over-Ears $30 (Reg. $53), more

Update (6/11 9:30am): Groupon offers the Samsung Level Over Noise Canceling Headphones for $249.99 shipped.

Woot! offers the Parrot Zik Bluetooth Headphones in rose or yellow gold for $199.99 + $5 shipping. This is $195 off the original price, $145 better than Amazon’s current third-party listing and the lowest price that we can currently find.

These headphones feature wireless connectivity via Bluetooth and NFC with touch controls, a proximity detector that automatically pauses music and an accompanying app for EQ adjustments and other settings. The built-in Jawbone app enables hands-free calling. Parrot’s Zik Bluetooth Headphones are rated for six hours of active listening when noise-cancelling is on, 18 hours without.

Amazon users rate these headphones 4/5 starsNote: these are the previous generation model from Parrot, the latest version can be found here.

More of today’s best headphone deals:

Over-ear headphones Stories June 4, 2015

expiredV-MODA’s popular Crossfade LP2 Limited Edition Over-Ear Headphones are on sale for $100 shipped (Reg. $140+)

The Microsoft Store offers the V-MODA Crossfade LP2 Limited Edition Over-Ear Headphones (matte black) for $99.99 with free shipping. V-MODA’s popular headphones originally retailed for $200, today’s deal is $40 better than Amazon’s offering, a match of our previous mention and the best price we can currently find.

These over-ear headphones include 50mm dual-diaphram drivers with a 5-30kHz response and 32Q impedance. A hard carrying case, gunmetal shield kit, carabiner, cables and 1/4-inch adapter are included with purchase.

Amazon customers rave about these V-MODA headphones, rating them 4.6/5 stars.

Over-ear headphones Stories April 13, 2015

expiredSennheiser HD600 Over-Ear Headphones $239 (Reg. $320)

Adorama has the Sennheiser HD600 Audiophile Dynamic headphones for $239 shipped. That’s $81 off the regular price, $33 better than Amazon and the lowest we can find them.

These headphones have an open metal-mesh design with a detachable copper cable, 12-39,000Hz response and include a 3.5mm to 1/4-inch adapter. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

We also have a nice deal on some JLab in-ear headphones from this morning.

We’ve spotted a couple of Sennheiser over-ear headphone deals today, starting with Amazon offering the HD650’s for $287 shipped. Today’s deal is over $100 off the regular going rate and the best current price. Amazon users rate these headphones 4.6/5 stars.

Features include an acoustic silk enclosure, 10-39,500Hz frequency response, high-power magnets and lightweight aluminum voice coils for “fast response”.

Over-ear headphones Stories April 6, 2015

expiredHeadphones: Parrot Zik Wireless Bluetooth $230 (Reg. $300), Sennheiser Over-Ear $70 (Reg. $80+)

The Microsoft Store offers the Parrot Zik by Starck Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for $229.99 shipped. This is $170 off the original price, $53 better than Amazon’s current listing and the lowest price that we can currently find.

These headphones feature wireless connectivity via Bluetooth and NFC with touch controls on the side of the device, a proximity detector that automatically pauses music and a built-in app to customize the listening experience. Hands-free calling is enabled via the built-in Jawbone sensor. The Parrot Zik is rated for six hours of active listening when noise-cancelling is activated, 18 hours without.

Over at Amazon, 450 users rate these headphones 4/5 stars. Parrot also has an updated 2.0 model of these wireless headphones as well, retailing for $399.99.

We also spotted the Sennheiser HD-280 PRO Over-Ear Headphones for $69.95 shipped. These typically go for at least $80 or more, today’s price is is within a few dollars of the lowest that we’ve seen them go for.

The Sennheiser HD-280 feature a foldable, over-ear design with padded ear cups, 32dB of ambient noise attenuation, single-sided, coiled cable has a 3.5mm mini jack and comes with a locking 1/4″ adapter. Amazon customers hold these headphones in high regard.

Over-ear headphones Stories February 13, 2015

expiredSennheiser HD 518 over-ear headphones $65 shipped (Reg. $130)

Newegg is offering the Sennheiser HD 518 over-ear headphones for $129.99, but using code EMCANKP68 will drop your total down to $64.95 shipped. That’s 50% under the original listing, $35 below the average selling prices, about $15 better than Amazon and within $5 of the lowest we’ve seen (which was a one-day sale at Woot).


  • State of the art Duofol diaphragms for transparency and minimal distortion
  • Distinctive grille-like ear cup casing design
  • Soft, crackle-free ear pads
  • Audiophile headphones prove that quality and affordability can go hand in hand
  • E.A.R. technology ensures accurate channeling of audio signals into your ears
  • 14Hz-26KHz
  • 3.5mm/ 6.3mm Connector
  • 10 ft. Cord Length

The 518s have received a 4.5/5 star rating from nearly 300 Amazon customers. You’ll find more discounted in-ears in today’s Daily Deals.

More on the Sennheiser HD 518 over-ear headphones:

The Sennheiser HD 518 open, circumaural headphones prove that quality and affordability can go hand in hand. They are fitted with Sennheiser’s innovative E.A.R. technology to ensure accurate channeling of audio signals into your ears while their sophisticated Duofol diaphragms reduce unwanted resonances to an absolute minimum. And to amplify your listening pleasure even further, their ear pads and headband cushion provide outstanding wearing comfort, even for long listening sessions.

Amplify your listening pleasure
Eargonomic Acoustic Refinement (E.A.R.) for High Performance

These high-end open circumaural headphones use E.A.R. technology for outstanding sonic accuracy and clarity. Sennheiser’s innovative “Eargonomic Acoustic Refinement” (E.A.R.) design channels audio signals directly into your ears. State-of-the-art, advanced Duofol diaphragms deliver transparency and minimal distortion, while highly optimised, field-strengthened neodymium ferrous magnet systems yield an excellent dynamic response. A surround reflector creates an extended spatial sound field for the lightweight aluminium voice coils chosen for high efficiency and excellent dynamics. The special diaphragm geometry reduces intermodulation distortion, while highly constant, compressed cellulose fleece reduces total harmonic distortion.

About Sennheiser

For more than 60 years the name Sennheiser has stood for the highest quality products and customised solutions across all areas of sound recording, transmission and reproduction. As one of the world’s leading providers of integrated solutions for electro-acoustic products, systems and services, Sennheiser constantly meets the challenges of developing creative answers which satisfy the requests and requirements of customers.

What’s in the Box?

Sennheiser HD 518 Audiophile Headphones, 3.5mm plug adapter, warranty.

Over-ear headphones Stories January 15, 2015

expiredSennheiser Audiophile Over-Ear Headphones $90 w/ free in-store pickup (Reg. $140+)

Update (1/15 12:05pm): Now only available for free in-store pickup.

Today only, as a part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy offers the Sennheiser Audiophile (HD558) Over-Ear Headphones for $89.98 shipped. This is a savings of $50 at least off the regular price and nearly $53 better than Amazon where these headphones are rated 4.5/5 stars by 438 customers.

These Sennheiser headphones feature 15Hz-29kHz response, 112dB sensitivity and 50 ohms impedance. Additionally, they have padded earphones and twist-n-lock cables.

We’ve also got a deal on collapsable travel headphones from Sennheiser as well.

Over-ear headphones Stories November 27, 2014

V-MODA Crossfade LP2 Limited Edition Over-Ear Headphones $99 shipped (Reg. $199)

The Microsoft Store offers the V-MODA Crossfade LP2 Limited Edition Over-Ear headphones for $99 shipped. This represents a savings of 50% off the regular price, $85 better than Amazon and the lowest that we can currently find it.

The LP2’s are rated 4.7/5 stars by 41 Amazon customers.


  • Two 50 mm dual-diaphragm drivers for extended supernatural sound
  • Exoskeleton case
  • Detachable Kevlar reinforced universal 1-button audio and Mic cable + pro audio/DJ cable

Comes with:

  • Gunmetal shield kit
  • Carabiner
  • Kevlar reinforced SpeakEasy microphone control cable
  • Kevlar reinforced extended audio cable

For more options head over to our Beats roundup or today’s Daily Deals.

Over-ear headphones Stories November 10, 2014

expiredSennheiser HD 439 Over-Ear Headphones in black $40 shipped (orig. $100), more

Update (11/10 11:20am): It appears this deal is only available for certain subscribers of Newegg’s newsletter.

Newegg has the Sennheiser HD 439 Over-Ear Headphones in black for $59.95. But using code EXLWWWP25 drops the total down to $39.95 shipped. That’s $60 or 60% under the original price tag, $35 better than Sennheiser direct, $23 below Amazon, $2 under our previous mention and the best price we can find.

These are closed, circumaural headphones designed to block out external noise with an ergonomic fit. The HD 439s are iPad, iPod, iPhone and other mobile device friendly, can reproduce frequencies from 17 – 22500 Hz and come with single-sided cables and a 2 year warranty. This set has received a 4.4/5 star rating from over 200 Amazon customers.

If you’re looking for in-ear options, Amazon still has the Beats Tour 2.0s for $120 shipped (Reg. $150) and Tanga has the Sennheiser CX 890i in-ears w/ In-Line Mic for $64.99 shipped (orig. $150, within $1 or so of lowest).

Over-ear headphones Stories September 17, 2014

expiredKlipsch STATUS Over-Ear Headphones (white) $100 shipped (orig. $250)

Update (9/17 5:30 PM): Tanga has the Jaybird Freedom Sprint Bluetooth headphones for $53.99 +$4.99 shipping. That’s the lowest price that we can currently find, and it beats Amazon’s current listing by over $30.

Newegg is offering the Klipsch STATUS Over-Ear Headphones in white for $249.99. Using code EMCPAWC332 drops the total down to $99.99 shipped. That’s $150 off the regular price, $30 better than Amazon, $10 under our previous mention and the best price we can find. B&H still charges the full $249.99.

This STATUS set is made of a Grilamid TR frame which provides a “nearly indestructible construction.” They feature ear cup rotation, full range 40mm dynamic drivers and offers full control over iOS devices for call and music playback control.

They come with a 2 year limited parts and labor warranty and have received a 4.4/5 star rating among Amazon customers. Head over to yesterday’s headphone roundup for options from Beats, Sony and more.

Over-ear headphones Stories July 21, 2014

Update (7/21 1:30 PM): Sonic Electronix via eBay Daily Deals offers the Sennheiser Amperior Aluminum On-Ear DJ headphones for $149.99 shipped (reg. up to $305).

Update (7/21 9:15 AM): Amazon offers the Denon DNHP1000 Super DJ Headphones for $99.99 shipped (reg. $199.99).

As part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Skullcandy Aviator over ear headphones with mic for $79.99 shipped. That’s $70 or about 46% off the original $150 price tag, $39 better than Amazon, the current lowest price we can find, and the best new price we’ve seen them go for. Today’s deal is available in both black on black (S6AVFM-161) and black chrome (S6AVDM-016).

They feature sound isolation, soft leather touch memory foam ear pillows, Mic3 technology to take calls or control music over iOS and come with a detachable cable and a travel carrying bag. The Aviators have received a 4.3/5 star rating from over 230 Amazon customers and comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

Best Buy also has a solid price on the Skullcandy Navigators on ears headphones (in black, blue or white) for $49.99 shipped. That’s $50 or 50% off the original price, between $5 and $20 better than Amazon depending on color, and the current best price available from a trusted retailer. The Navigators also come with Mic3 tech, a detachable cable, a travel bag, a lifetime warranty and a solid 4/5 star rating from Amazon customers.

We also have a solid price right now on the SOUL Electronics Volt Bluetooth Pro On-Ear Wireless Headphones (black) for $21.77 with free shipping.

Over-ear headphones Stories March 5, 2014

expiredBeats by Dr. Dre Executive over-ear headphones (black) $185 shipped (Reg. $300)

Walmart offers the Beats by Dr. Dre Executive over-ear headphones in black for $185 with free shipping. That’s $115 below retail and by far the best price we have ever seen. Most retailers including Office Max, Target, and B&H are currently charging full list at $299.99.

Features include active noise-cancellation, superior sound quality, and the unmistakable Beats style.

Beats Executive Headphones are designed to take you from the boardroom to the tarmac and everywhere in between. These over-ear headphones deliver the legendary Beats sound in a refined premium package that’s easier than ever to take on the road.

Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars from 149 Amazon reviewers.

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