This Weeks Hi-Fi/Audio Best Buys Feat. The Extraordinary Bluesound Node 2i Music Streamer!

Hifitrends.com has always been about pointing out the best values in Hi-Fi, so it’s only right that we point out the best deals on Hi-Fi every week. There’s a lot of stuff on sale out there, but we only point out the things worth buying. To determine that, we put a premium on sound quality, followed by the product’s overall value.

Check out all the excellent deals we dug up this week, including an incredible deal on the Bluesound Node 2i, which is one of the best music streamers under $1000, and an awesome way to start building a multi-room audio system in your house. It works with the BluOS app, which gives you access to all the major streaming services like Tidal and Spotify, plus music stored on your network drives. Right now, you can save $100 on the Node 2i, making it only $449! That’s a steal!

Speakers:


ELAC Uni-fi UB5 Bookshelf Speaker (Black, Pair) “A three-way speaker offers many advantages in the design of a full-range system. By assigning dedicated drivers to high, mid- and bass frequencies, each is optimized for the frequency range for which its design and material composition is best suited. Drivers like the groundbreaking concentric midrange-tweeter of the Uni-Fi series perform at their best, while larger, aluminum-cone woofers handle the frequency ranges in which they perform best.”   List Price: $579.98 Price: $299.98 You Save: $280.00 (48%)


Polk Audio LSiM 703 Flagship Bookshelf Speaker Single “There’s no doubt that bookshelf loudspeakers offer greater placement flexibility than floorstanding loudspeakers but usually with a trade-off in performance. Not so with the LSiM703 bookshelf loudspeakers. With the performance of the groundbreaking LSiM series in a smaller, flexible bookshelf speaker format, the LSiM703 gives you the best of all worlds.” List Price: $749.95  Price: $399.99  You Save: $349.96 (47%)

Wharfedale Diamond 225 Bookshelf Speaker “Audiophile Performance and Build for a Budget Price: Featuring 6 1/2-Inch Woven Kevlar Cone Bass Drivers, the Wharfedale Diamond 225 Bookshelf Loudspeakers Sound Powerful, Big, and Dynamic” Was: $449.99 -$150.00 Off $299.99 pair

 

Electronics:


Bluesound Node 2i Wireless Multi-Room Hi-Res Music Streaming Player “Easily connect the NODE 2i to any existing stereo system to unlock and discover a universe of audio streaming. With more than enough analog and digital input/output options to please the most dedicated audiophile, the NODE 2i connects your gear to all the music ever recorded. Online streaming services, Internet radio and even your own digital music library held on a computer, smartphone or external drive” List Price: $549.00  Price: $449.00  You Save: $100.00 (18%)


Parasound NewClassic 200 Integrated Amplifier Parasound “has turned its most affordable preamplifier and DAC design into its most-affordable integrated amplifier and DAC by adding a 110-watt per channel power amplifier stage. The resulting Parasound NewClassic 200 Integrated Amplifier and DAC has all the same preamplifier features as the NewClassic 200 Pre, plus the ability to drive high quality loudspeakers without the need for a separate power amplifier. Please read our review here! ”           Was: $1,189.00  Price: $1,000.00  You Save: $189.00 (16%)

 


ELAC EA Series Integrated Amplifier, Silver (EA101EQ-G) “While a handful of separates and integrated units offered great sound, none delivered The performance, flexibility and value essential for a product to carry the Elac name. So where none existed before, the engineers started with a clean-sheet and simple design brief: build one of the most powerful, versatile, easy-to-use integrated amplifiers imaginable; do it without compromising sound, reliability and a great user experience; and price It so fairly that it becomes a hands-down choice, even when compared against units at many times the price.” List Price: $879.98  Price: $449.00  You Save: $430.98 (49%)


Yamaha A-S301BL Natural Sound Integrated Stereo Amplifier (Black) “Designed for excellent sound quality, with a beautiful appearance. An integrated amplifier with the advantage of digital inputs. 60 W x 2-ch (20 Hz – 20 kHz)” List Price: $399.95 Price: $349.95 You Save: $50.00 (13%) 

Also On Sale:

Yamaha A-S701BL Natural Sound Integrated Stereo Amplifier (Black) List Price: $899.95 Price: $799.95  You Save: $100.00 (11%)


Marantz HD-AMP1 – Stereo Integrated Amplifier with Built-in DAC “With the Marantz HD-AMP1 digital integrated amplifier you’ll discover new vistas of musical fidelity with the latest high resolution digital audio formats. Featuring the state-of-the-art ESS SABRE 32-bit/384-kHz ultra-high-performance D/A converter, the HD-AMP1 is equipped to handle a broad range of high-resolution audio formats.” Was $1100  Now $750


FiiO M11 Android High Resolution Lossless Music Player with aptX HD “The FiiO M11 Portable High-Resolution Lossless Wireless Music Player represents the combination of sophisticated audiophile-level audio architecture and smartphone-like convenience. The M11’s internal audio processing starts with the Samsung Exynos 7872 2.0 GHz hexa-core chipset, and is joined by dual AK4493 high-performance DACs, dual custom-made OPA926 op-amp chip, and much more. The result is designed to provide you pure, clean sound with little distortion and drastically increased SNR.” List Price: $449.99 Price: $399.99 You Save: $50.00 (11%)

 

Headphones:

 


Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone“New to the HD 500 series product line is the HD 559, a headphone for those seeking exceptional value. Powered by Sennheiser proprietary transducer technology and featuring the “Ergonomic Acoustic Refinement” (E.A.R) design, the HD 559 provides the first step into the world of audiophile sound reproduction.”                                                                      List Price: $149.95 Price: $99.95 You Save: $50.00 (33%)


Cleer Audio – Next Audiophile Wired Headphones “TRUE AUDIOPHILE HEADPHONES: Powerful 40mm ironless drivers with magnesium diaphragm, vivid and nuanced Hi-Res sound. With controlled and dynamic bass, transparent mid-range and refined high frequencies the Next Audiophile headphone is in a class of its own.” List Price: $699.99  Price: $599.99  You Save: $100.00 (14%)

 


Status Audio BT One Wireless On-Ear Headphones “The BT One has earned a reputation as one of the best-sounding Bluetooth headphones in its class. Designed without compromise, the BT One’s core strength is Status Audio’s signature tuning, which highlights sub-bass frequencies (20hz – 100hz) to deliver stunning audio quality. Tight, clear bass doesn’t muddy the midrange or highs so that you can enjoy every detail of your music.” List Price: $99.00  Price: $59.00  You Save: $40.00 (40%)


Focal Elegia High-Fidelity Closed-Back Circum-Aural Headphones “Elegia is Focal’s first audiophile circum-aural closed-back headphone. These unprecedented headphones incorporate a new generation of exclusive full-range speaker drivers capable of operating in a small inner environment whilst ensuring exceptional dynamics and the most precise sound reproduction.” Was: $566.95
Price: $525.98  You Save: $40.97


Bowers & Wilkins PX Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones “PX raises the bar for wireless audio performance. Breathtaking sound and adaptive noise cancellation combine with intuitive controls that respond naturally to your behavior, for an experience that is unique to you.” List Price: $399.99 Price: $229.98  You Save: $170.01 (43%)


1MORE Triple Driver In-Ear Earphones Hi-Res Headphones “1MORE’s Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones combines its unrivaled design standards and Grammy Award-Winning Sound Engineer Luca Bignardi’s heartfelt tuning to deliver a profound audio experience.Two balanced armatures and a separate dynamic driver create a spacious and transparent feeling of having nothing between you and music. The armatures are uniquely inset with durable silicone covers for lasting performance, while two outer layers of PET greatly increase bass and midrange response time.” List Price: $99.99 Price: $70.78 You Save: $29.21 (29%)


HIFIMAN TWS600 True Wireless Earphones “HiFi Waterproof Noise-Isolated Sports Earphones with Mic Charging Case,38.5H Playtime, Bluetooth 5.0, Low Latency” – Was $199.95 Price: $69.00


Klipsch T5 True Wireless Triple Black Earphones “Klipsch T5 True Wireless earphones go beyond top-notch comfort. Outfitted with the latest Bluetooth 5 technology and combined with aptX and AAC high-quality conversion technology, the signal is as good as wired with no delay during music or video playback.” List Price: $199.00 Price: $84.95  You Save: $114.05 (57%)

Other Specials:

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