5 Stereo Deals: Retro-Styled Boombox for $100, Yamaha Receiver for $248, more

By Joshua Nichol-Caddy, dealnews contributor

You might have seen it all, but you probably haven't heard it all. Not until you scope out all of these stereo deals. Whether you're an on-the-go listener or an at-home audio system connoisseur, these speakers and receivers can transform your listening experiences.

  1. Refurbished TDK Life on Record 2-Speaker Boombox Audio Sytem
    Store: Groupon
    Price: $99.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $40
    Expires: March 6

    Is It Worth It? Pump up the jams with this Editors' Choice speaker system: a modern take on a classic device. Its slim body makes it easier than the original two-speaker boom boxes to carry, and it features a leather strap to sling it over a shoulder. Add to that its $40 savings, plus improved sound quality and a variety of inputs, and the party is on. This 20-watt system features two 6" coaxial drivers, 3.5mm auxiliary cable, USB connectivity, iPod/iPhone cable, AM/FM radio, shoulder strap, and more. A 90-day TDK warranty applies.

  2. Energy Veritas V-Mini-C 2-Way Center-Channel Speaker
    Store: World Wide Stereo
    Price: $94.88 via coupon code "SDVMINI" with free shipping

    Is It Worth It?: Another Editors' Choice deal, this one is for party hosts. This speaker system is quite a deal: it's seen a $72 drop in price since yesterday and will match any decor. Available in High Gloss Black (pictured) or Rosenut for under $100 after the coupon, these speakers are both compact and attractive. What's more, their two 4.5" woofers and 1" aluminum dome tweeter allow for a frequency response of 78Hz to 25kHz, and more.

  3. Yamaha 5.1-Channel 3D Home Theater Receiver
    Store: Fry's Electronics
    Price: $248 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $51

    Is It Worth It?: The best speakers in the world aren't much use without a receiver that tells them what to do, which is where this Editors' Choice deal comes in. According to CNET, this receiver offers solid sound quality for music and movies. And it's designed for a wireless world, with built-in networking functionality, including AirPlay and Internet radio, and the ability to be controlled with a smartphone app that's available for iOS and Android. It also features 115 watts per channel in five channels, USB, five HDMI 1.4 (3D) ports with 4K pass-through, and more.

  4. Philips Fidelio Docking Stereo Speaker Station for iPhone, iPad, or iPod
    Store: eXpansys
    Price: $59.99 with $3.99 s&h
    Lowest By: $24

    Is It Worth It?: Sleep more soundly with this docking station that keeps your iPad, iPod, or iPhone reassuringly within reach. This sleek device charges up to two 30-pin iPods, iPhones, or iPads together and will look great on a nightstand. It features a digital clock, alarm, night light, and of course delivers stereo sound. Though this stereo delivers a "smaller, less powerful sound" it does score high for design, usability, and reliability as well as price.

  5. JBL Two-Way Wall-Mountable Speaker Pair
    Store: World Wide Stereo
    Price: $79.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $89

    Is It Worth It?: This pair of speakers is a valuable additions to any home theater system as JBL knows audio. And though these speakers are small, they pack quite a punch. They features 3/4" titanium laminate tweeters, a frequency response of 110Hz to 20kHz, and more. What's more, they pair comes in at $19 under our January mention, providing the lowest total price we could find by a whopping $89.

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Center channel speakers should look symmetrical when laid horizontally...