CyberMonday, the Monday after Black Friday, is another day that retailers attempt to entice consumers with the promise of deeply discounted wares. So what are the implications for the audiophile? Are there audiophile deals waiting? The answer is both yes and no. Most high end brands don’t discount their products—even on Black Friday. Where you do see sales is at the entry level, in products that range from $50-$1,500.
We’ve rounded up a few deals to make your CyberMonday shopping easier:
Save $20 – $600 on SVS Subwoofers and Speakers: SVS is offering extra savings on subs and speakers in their outlet store. Get full warrantied SVS subs and speakers at huge discounts. We are huge fans of SVS. We were wowed by the Prime Bookshelf (read full review here). And we were blown away by the SB13-Ultra subwoofers (read our full review here) In fact, we bought the review pair and use dual SVS SB13-Ultra subwoofers as part of our reference setup here at the Poor Audiophile.
Select Bowers & Wilkins Headphones are 20% off: Bowers & Wilkins rarely discounts their products but today you can score a discount on some headphones. The P7 is $279.99 from $349.99. The P5 Series 2 is now $199.99 from $249.99. The P3 is available for $99.99, down from $129.99.
PrimePhonic hi-res audio tracks are 30% off: You can save 30% on pretty much every album on the site. PrimePhonic runs regular 20% sales throughout the year of select albums only. This is your chance to grab some classical music in hi-res at a discount.
V-Moda headphones are 10% off and include a free boom mic attachment: We ranked V-Moda headphones as some of the most comfortable over the ear headphones you can buy. Now, you can save 10% on these stylish, customizable, and great sounding headphones.
1More headphones are 10%-50% off. You can save on just about every 1More model. We loved 1More’s Triple Driver in-ear headphone (read our Triple Driver review here). You can save $10 and grab a pair for $89.99 from $99.99. We likewise gave four stars to 1More’s iBFree Bluetooth in-ear-headphones (read iBFree review here) They are now on sale at 50% off at only $29.99 from $59.99. The MK802 Bluetooth over-the-ear headphones are 50% off and now $74.99 from $149.99.
MusicDirect has 20% off on music and select CyberMonday sales. Online audiophile retailer, MusicDirect is has 20% off all music if you use music code MUSIC20. You can also find a selection of CyberMonday sales here on speakers, turntables and more. Most notable deal include:
- $100 off on the ELAC B5 Bookshelf discounted from $499 and you can now grab for $399)
- 60% off Wharfdale Denton 80th Anniversary speakers. These $1,000 speakers are now only $399.
- 70% off on Musical Fidelity Roundtable turntable. This $1,000 turntable is now only $299.
- 50% off on Marantz NA8005 DSD-enabled DAC. This $1,199 DAC is available for only $599.
- Plus lots more.
AudioAdvisor has all AudioEngine at 20% off and Woo Audio headphone amplifiers at 10% off. The full complement of AudioEngine’s speakers and digital gear is now on sale as are Woo Audio’s headphone amps. Get AudioEngine and Woo Audio deals here.
BestBuy has Ultimate Ears, JBL Bluetooth speakers, and Bose QuietComfort 20 headphones on sale. We love UltimateEars and JBL Bluetooth speakers. You can save $100 on UE Megaboom Bluetooth speakers. They are now $199 from $200. The UE Boom2 are available for $70 off. JBL’s Extreme Portable Bluetooth speaker is $100 off and now only $199 from $299. The JBL Flip Portable is $10 off and you can grab it for $89. JBL’s Clip Portable Bluetooth speaker is $6 off and now $53.99. You can also save $50 on Bose QuietComfort 20 headphones. They are on sale for $199.
Acoustimac acoustic panels, bass traps and soundproofing materials are 10%-40% off. The key to a great sounding system is a great sounding room. Acoustimac’s assortment of acoustic products will help you get your room sounding its best. Many products are 10%-40% off however you can save 20% on executive and suede panels and 25% off AcousticArt panels that allow you to print your own artwork or order from stock artwork so that your acoustic panels will fit into your room’s theme or decor.
There are, of course many other deals available. These will help get you started.