Whether you're having your face melted off by Behemoth's latest album or filling your ears with sweet, sweet EDM from The Crystal Method's current LP, your new music demands new audio components. To help you find the right sound, we've rounded up five Editors' Choice audio deals. Check out a $300 price low on a JBL subwoofer, get a Panasonic Bluetooth speaker for $50, and save $25 on a pair of Monster headphones.
JBL 150W Powered Subwoofer
Store: Fry's Electronics
Price: $99.99 in-cart with free shipping
Lowest By: $300
Is It Worth It?: If you're craving a little more boom in your bass tones, step up to this JBL 150-watt powered subwoofer. In-cart, it drops to $100, saving you $300. Boasting a 10" down-firing driver and an amp that delivers up to 300 watts of peak power, this subwoofer can adapt to your acoustic conditions with a phase switch, level control, and crossover frequency control.
Pair of JBL Loft 40 5 1/4" Bookshelf Speakers
Store: Fry's Electronics
Price: $49.99 with in-store pickup
Lowest By: $140
Is It Worth It?: Upgrade the sounds of your home theater with this pair of JBL 2-way bookshelf speakers for just $50. Each speaker sports a 5.25" woofer for solid bass and a 1" soft dome tweeter. Capable of handling up to 125 watts of power, these speakers also feature a frequency response of 55Hz to 20KHz. You'll save $140 on the pair.
Panasonic 2.1-Channel Bluetooth Speaker System with Tablet Stand
Price: $50 via coupon code "LOVE75" with free shipping
Lowest By: $13
Is It Worth It?: You'll be able to enjoy your music and movies anywhere with this Panasonic Bluetooth speaker system, which drops to $50 when you apply coupon code "LOVE75". This 2.1-channel Bluetooth speaker includes support for surround sound playback and features a subwoofer. No need to depend on your tablet's speakers to watch movies, either; the universal tablet stand on this speaker system is ideal for hands-free viewing.
Plantronics GameCom Commander Over-Ear Gaming Headset
Price: $69.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $130
Is It Worth It?: When the only sound you want to hear is the weeping of your enemies, you've got to have the Plantronics GameCom Commander headset. At $70, this limited-edition PC gaming headset is $130 off list and an all-time price low. This noise-cancelling headset features 40mm drivers, a ruggedized mic, and inline volume and mute controls.
Note that this headset will ship in one to two months.
Monster Inspiration Active Noise Canceling Over-Ear Headphones
Store: Monster via eBay
Price: $129.95 with free shipping
Lowest By: $25
Is It Worth It?: If you want to hear your music and nothing else, opt for the Monster Inspiration active noise-canceling headphones in Silver. Most merchants charge $200 or more for these headphones, but Monster offers them via eBay for just $130. Digital Trends' reviewer loved the build quality and sound profile offered by these cans: "If luxurious feel, stylish design and audiophile-grade sound quality are top priorities, the Inspiration [headphones] need to be on your short list."