Velodyne Stories July 14, 2015

Headphones: Philips over-ears in black $50 (Reg. $70), JBL Synchros S500 over-ears $63 (Reg. $169), more

On top of this morning’s 1-Day Beats sale event, we also have some other notable headphone deals: First up are the Philips SHP9500 Black Over-Ear Headphones from Newegg for $69.99, but code EMCAVKR86 will drop your total down to $49.99 shipped. That’s about $50 under the original listing, $20 better than Amazon and matching the best we’ve seen. They ship with a one year warranty and have a 4.9/5 star rating from over 40 Amazon customers. You’ll find the full specs/feature list below.

Next up, Shopdivvy (99.1% Positive feedback) via eBay Daily Deals has the JBL Harman Synchros Slate S500 Powered Over-Ear Stereo Headphones (SYNAE500STL) for $62.99 shipped. That’s $237 below the original $300 price tag, $106 under Amazon, $5 better than our previous mention and the best we can find. They ship with a one year warranty, a carrying case and have a 4.1/5 star rating from nearly 40 Amazon customers. Full specs below.

More headphones:

Philips SHP9500 Black Over-Ear Headphones:

  • 50mm neodymium Drivers Deliver Full Spectrum of Sound
  • 3m cable gives you freedom of movement for indoor use
  • Comfortable double layered headband cushion, Breathable ear cushion for longer wearing comfort
  • Finishing of connector: Gold-plated, Acoustic System: Open, Magnet type: Neodymium
  • Impedance: 32 ohm,
  • Maximum power input: 200mW, Sensitivity: 101 dB
  • Speaker diameter: 50mm, Frequency response: 12-35 000Hz

JBL Harman Synchros Slate S500 Powered Over-Ear Stereo Headphones:

  • Premium design features steel headband and comfortable leather ear cushions
  • Premium 50mm driver for professional audio sound with PureBass performance
  • PureBass sound delivers a balanced audio experience with amazing clarity, and deep powerful bass
  • Proprietary LiveStage signal processing technology delivers the most realistic headphone sound experience possible
  • Detachable cable design with iOS3 button and universal remote/microphone cable included

Velodyne Stories December 31, 2014

expiredVelodyne vTrue metal/leather over-ear headphones w/ mic & controls $90 shipped (Reg. $400), more

Velodyne via Newegg offers the Velodyne vTrue Aluminum Classic Style Headphones for $89.99 shipped. That’s $310 under the original listing, $110 under Amazon’s current price and the best price we’ve ever seen on a new set by $10. Some retailers, including Best Buy, are still charging the full $399.99.


  • Uncompromising studio sound quality for the most discerning audiophiles
  • Inline Mic and Remote for Apple devices
  • 50mm drivers tuned to Velodyne’s exacting standards
  • Frequency response: 10 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Braided cloth tangle-resistant cables
  • Dual 3.5mm gold plated cable connectors
  • Available in stylish Forged Aluminum & Brown Leather
  • Includes carrying pouch and more

These cans have a 3.9/5 star rating from 13 Amazon customers and have similar reviews on Newegg. If you’re looking for an inexpensive set of earbuds, Newegg also has the black MEElectronics M9 in-ears for $8 shipped today (orig. $30).

More from Velodyne:

True sound. True Style. vTrue®. vTrue® raises the bar for studio headphones, combining Velodyne’s legendary audio technology and unrivaled design to bring a true sound experience to the most discerning of music lovers.

True sound. True Style. vTrue®. vTrue® raises the bar for studio headphones, combining Velodyne’s legendary audio technology and unrivaled design to bring a true sound experience to the most discerning of music lovers.

Design A forged aluminum design complements our supple leather headband and over-ear cups. Velodyne’s signature shape lends unique styling and beauty.

Sound Accurate sound is produced through a 50 mm driver tuned to the exacting standards of Velodyne’s trademark low-distortion bass reproduction.

Cables The vTrue® features 4 foot standard & 4 foot Apple compatible*, tangle-resistant braided cloth cables with dual 3.5 mm gold connectors. A 1/4″ plug adapter is also included for convenience.

*In-Line controls are compatible with iPod 3rd generation and newer, iPhone 3Gs, 4, 4s, 5, and iPads only.

Velodyne Stories November 19, 2014

expiredHarman Kardon CL Precision On-Ear Headphones w/ in-line remote & mic (refurb) $49 shipped (orig. $250), more

Harman has the manufacturer refurbished Harman Kardon CL Precision On-Ear Headphones w/ in-line remote/mic for $49 shipped. That’s more $200 under the original listing, about $86 under Amazon and the best refurbished price we can find.

They feature a 16Hz – 20kHz frequency response range, a leather finish, and “sonic clarity and accuracy even at low volume levels.” The included remote and mic are iOS compatible and this set comes with its “Orginal Factory 1 Year Electronics.” They have received a 4.1/5 star rating from over 450 Amazon customers. If you’re looking from some in-ears, Harman also has the AKG K328 High-Performance In-Ear Headphones (purple) on for $19.99 shipped (orig. $59.99).

Newegg Flash also has a number of 4 star rated Velodyne headphones available today at as much as 87% off the original price tags. Ranging from $34.99 up to $99.99 with free shipping across the board, there are a wide range of options at the lowest prices we can find including the Velodyne vFree Wireless Bluetooth Headphones (Black) for $39.99 (Reg. $80) and the Velodyne vTrue Aluminum High Performance Studio Heaphones for $99.99 shipped (Reg. $149+).

More headphone deals still alive:

More from Harman:

Engineered to outperform.

Precision on-ear headphones with extended bass response

*Recertified – Restored to original factory specifications, includes original factory warranty * Harman Kardon® CL headphones feature an exclusive acoustic system that integrates superb mechanical design, materials and electronics. User-exchangeable bows, self-adjusting housings, soft leather cups and slow-retention ear-cup foam ensure a comfortable fit and an optimal acoustic seal on the ear. Uniquely baffled 1-5/8-inch (40-millimeter) drivers enable the CL to outperform other headphones in extended bass response. Sandblasted steel frames and black matte housings create an iconic, modern aesthetic. A blend of sophistication and simplicity, the lightweight, comfortable CL headphones are part of the first-ever line of Harman Kardon headphones. Now you can take “beautiful sound” with you wherever you go.

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