Be Your Own DJ with a $55 Boom Box or Boost Your Home Stereo for $180


Getting the best sound out of your home theater system or MP3 player can be a tricky endeavor, what with all the equipment out there. To ease the pain of finding the right setup, we've rounded up some audio deals that may suit your needs. We've got two kinds of boom boxes for nearly every price range, a 5.1 channel receiver for $140, and more.

  1. Pioneer Steez Duo Boom BoxPioneer Steez Duo Boom Box
    Store: AltaTac via eBay
    Price: $54.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $24

    Is It Worth It?: Perfect for parties or personal DJ time, this Editors' Choice portable boom box is compatible with most iPhone and iPods and boasts 4GB internal memory, tempo control, 8-beat skip, and DJ mix. What's more, this is the cheapest we've seen the Pioneer Steez Duo in Green for.

  2. 5.1 Speaker SystemMartinLogan MLT-2 620-watt 5.1-Channel Speaker System
    Store: newegg
    Price: $179.99 via coupon code "VME10BTS" and checkout via by Visa with free shipping
    Lowest By: $20
    Expires: August 26

    Is It Worth It?: Looking for an Editors' Choice deal on the MLT-2? Look no further than newegg, which is offering this setup for the lowest price we've ever seen. The system includes two bookshelf and two surround speakers that feature 1" titanium dome tweeters and 4-1/2" poly cone woofers, a center channel speaker with a 1" dome tweeter and two 3-1/2" cone woofers, and a 10" 120-watt RMS powered subwoofer. The frequency response is astounding, too, ranging from 37 to 20,000Hz.

  3. Denon 5.1 ReceiverRefurbished Denon 375-Watt 5.1-Channel 3D-Ready Home Theater Receiver
    Store: World Wide Stereo via eBay
    Price: $138 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $109

    Is It Worth It?: Denon is a respected brand in the home audio world, and this receiver has the fabulous feature of a Compressed Audio Restorer, which converts compressed music files such as MP3s to rich sound. It also features 75 watts per channel into five channels, four 3D-ready HDMI 1.4a inputs, and one HDMI output. A 1-year Denon warranty applies.

  4. Logitech Home Theater SystemLogitech Z553 Home Theater Speaker System
    Store: Best Buy
    Price: $74.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $25

    Is It Worth It?: This home theater speaker system has all the sleek look of Hollywood Klieg lights and features two satellite speakers and 20-watt subwoofer. The frequency response is admirable too, at 55Hz to 17kHz to reproduce lows and highs with satisfying clarity.

  5. JAMBOX SpeakerAliph Jawbone JAMBOX Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker
    Store: All4Cellular
    Price: $89.99 via coupon code "SUMMER10" with free shipping
    Lowest By: $10
    Lowest By: August 31

    Is It Worth It?: Small and powerful, and priced just right: this $90 JAMBOX is the cheapest we've found and $10 less than a refurbished one. Features include microphone, 3.5mm jack, microUSB cable, up to 10 hours of continuous play, and carrying case.

DealNews Contributing Writer

Lou Carlozo is a DealNews contributing writer. He covers personal finance for Reuters Wealth. Prior to that he was the Managing Editor of, and a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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