It's hard out there for an audiophile. With so many amazing A/V deals about, we're sure you're just beside yourself with indecision. That's why today we're highlighting five Editors' Choice audio component deals to help you upgrade. Whether it's $48 off a Sony receiver for your new 4K HDTV, $1,000 in savings on a Pinnacle sound bar system, or a $212 price low on an Energy 12" powered subwoofer, you're sure to find the audio deal you've been craving.
Refurbished Sony 725-watt 5.2-Channel 3D 4K Home Theater Receiver
Price: $150.29 via coupon code "MASTERPASS" with MasterPass checkout with free shipping
Lowest By: $48
Expires: December 21
Is It Worth It?: Early adopters looking to get the most out of their new 4K HDTV should pick up this refurbished Sony 5.2-channel 3D 4K home theater receiver. Use coupon code "MASTERPASS" and checkout via MasterPass by Mastercard to cut this refurb to $150, and you'll save $48 in the process. This future-proofing receiver features 145 watts per channel into five channels, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, Dolby Pro Logic, 3D and 4K pass-through, and four HDMI inputs.
A 30-day warranty applies, but it's not clear who backs it.
Pinnacle 1,000-watt 5.1-Channel Audiophile Sound Bar Home Theater System
Store: Dell Home
Price: $299.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $1,000
Is It Worth It?: If you want the sound effects of a full home theater system but don't want all the bulk, step up to the Pinnacle MB 10000+. At just $300, it's marked down by $1,000 and $50 cheaper than a similar 700-watt system we saw over the summer. This sleek, 1,000-watt 5.1-channel system features a speaker bar that contains all three front channels in one, non-resonant enclosure, as well as two 3" surround speakers and a 225-watt 12" powered subwoofer.
Energy Veritas 6.3-Channel 3-Way Tower Speaker
Store: AcousticSoundDesign via Amazon
Price: $499 with free shipping
Lowest By: $901
Is It Worth It?: If you're an audiophile on the lookout for a true upgrade, grab a couple Energy Veritas V6.3PIANOR tower speakers for just $499 each, a $901 savings. Each impressive 6.3-channel 3-way tower boasts two 6.5" woofers, an aluminum dome tweeter, shielded drivers, and rear-vented bass reflex design.
Energy Power 12 Sub 150-watt 12" Powered Subwoofer
Price: $84.99 via coupon code "MASTERPASS" with MasterPass checkout and $50 rebate with $1.99 s&h
Lowest By: $212
Expires: December 21
Is It Worth It?: Sometimes all an audio setup needs is a little more bass. Get that deep, booming sound you've been missing with the Energy Power 12 subwoofer. Featuring a positively diminutive cabinet, this 12" 150-watt front-firing sub is designed to be heard, not seen. Use coupon code "MASTERPASS", checkout via MasterPass by Mastercard, and redeem a mail-in rebate to grab this surprisingly powerful subwoofer for just $85, a $212 savings.
Scosche boomSTREAM Bluetooth Media Speaker
Price: $28.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $43
Expires: December 22
Is It Worth It?: If you're ready to get out of the house, take your music with you wherever you go with the Scosche boomSTREAM Bluetooth media speaker. Although the Mac Observer was not wholly impressed by this tiny speaker's audio performance, the boomSTREAM's "long battery life has made it [a] go-to device for podcast listening." What's more, at $29 the Scosche BTSPK2 is a whopping $43 price low. This 7" speaker sports two 40mm drivers and a down-firing passive subwoofer, and the rechargeable lithium-ion battery means you'll never miss a beat.