We're going into the last stretch before the big day. There's still time to find the perfect gift for the audiophiles in your life. They're the guys and gals seldom seen without some device serenading them with their favorite tunes or books on audio. Music is a universal that makes the world a better place. We have some ideas that might help you find the ideal gift for the person you don't know what to get yet. Here are 20 splendid gifts for audiophiles for Christmas worthy of your consideration.
1. Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Over-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphone, Adaptive Noise Cancelling - Silver Price: $399
The perfect gift for the audiophile in your life is this high-end set of OverEar Wireless Bluetooth headphones. Thi product is noise-canceling and features automatic adaptive noise-canceling technology that monitors the environment and responses to keep out everything but the clean and crisp sound of your music. The battery charger provides up to 30 hours of uninterrupted audio with a 15-minute quick charge feature. They make this in carbine fiber composite material durable for holding up under repeated use.
2. Licensed Marshall Jack Rack- Wall mounting Guitar amp Key Hanger. It comes with 4 Guitar Plug Keychains and 1 Wall mounting kit. Easy Installation. (Standard JCM800) Price: $24.12
If You're looking for a unique gift for under $25, the licensed Marshall Jack Rack is a suitable solution. They made the rack of amp materials and have four guitar plug keychains. This novel gift comes with a wall mounting kit and all the hardware the recipient needs to install it quickly and easily. It's one of the best key chain organizers for people who love music. It comes with a built-in amp handle, amplifier inputs, and real guitar plugs that serve as keychains.
3. Oaklywood Wood Headphone Stand Price: $59
This wood headphone stand will give the audiophile on your list a safe and convenient place to store headphones when not in use. It's made of premium solid wood and black painted steel to fit in with practically any decor. This stand is a hand-finished item of high-quality walnut or oak wood made by woodworkers in a small workshop. It's a practical and attractive gift.
4. Audio-Technica AT-LP60X-BK Fully Automatic Belt-Drive Stereo Turntable, Black, Hi-Fi, 2 Speed, Dust Cover, Anti-Resonance, Die-Cast Aluminum Platter Price: $140.02
This retro turntable comes fully loaded with nice features for the vinyl enthusiast on your list. The high fidelity turntable features a fully automatic belt drive with two speeds for playing 33-1/3 or 45 rpm vinyl records. The die-cast aluminum platter is anti-resonance with a tone-arm base and a headshell that reduces resonance and improves tracking.
5. Master & Dynamic MW08 True Wireless Earphones - Hybrid Active Noise-Cancellation True Wireless Earphones - Water-Resistant True Wireless Earphones with Bluetooth 5.2 Connectivity Price: $299
What better gift than a set of True Wireless Bluetooth earphones? The audiophile on your lift will love the hybrid active noise-canceling feature that blocks out unwanted sounds, offering two modes of noise-cancellation with two ambient listening transparency modes so you can set the noise-canceling levels. The battery is long-lasting, with up to 42 hours of uninterrupted audio. They craft this item of ceramic, machined aluminum, and stainless steel components with silicone ear tips that come in 5 sizes to fit in any ear canal comfortably for a tailored and comfortable fit.
6. Tidal New York Gift Card Price: $20
This inexpensive gift card will give the recipient ad-free and unlimited music access offered on all the devices they own. This is a subscription to a global music and music video streaming service with over 60 million songs in its library with more than a quarter-million music videos. You can choose from two subscription tiers, including the premium tier of $9.99 monthly or the HIFI tier of $19.99 monthly. Make this purchase at any Walmart.com and complete it through email to receive your PIN.
7. Sennheiser HD6XX Headphones Price:$220
If you're looking for a high-end luxury gift for an audiophile, Sennheiser is a German brand that is known for exceptional quality. This model is a special edition that comes in a blue-black color. It's offered at a great value for the price with most retailers charging $300 or more for headphones of this quality. They're extremely comfortable and deliver high sound quality.
8. Monoprice M570 Price: $300
The Monoprice Monolith M570 comes recommended by experts and fans of the brand. It's hard to beat the audio quality of these sleep and attractive headphones. They come in a zebrawood finish with faux leather for the headband for exceptional comfort. The technology behind the sound includes planar magnetic divers to provide top-of-the-line frequency response with pristine highs and exceptional bass sounds.
9. Shure Aonic 3 Price: $199
The Shure Aonic 3 earbuds are compact but the audio is exceptionally well balanced and detailed for the cost. Audiophiles will appreciate the softness and comfort of the foam ear tips. This set of earbuds comes with a replaceable cable for durability. You may also include a Sure adapter that makes them wireless via batteries positioned behind the ear. The Shure Aonic 3 is one of the best values if you're looking for the beginning tier of high-end earbuds.
10. Koss Porta Pro Price: $36
Koss is a well-known brand that is synonymous with both affordability and quality for those who prefer the vintage design that is reminiscent of the 1980s. These headphones are stylish with a nod to the past, that is still relevant. Koss has maintained the same stylization for decades and offers a dependable product that is perfect when you're looking for a gift that is priced at under $40..
11. Apple AirPods Max Price: $549
One of the most highly recommended wireless headphones set is the Apple AirPods Max. They're expensive, but the quality of the sound cannot be beaten. These are high-end headphones with noise-canceling microphones onboard, with exceptional comfort via the mesh headband, a volume control knob at the top of the right ear cup, and metal shells over the ears for durability.
12. Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Price: $130
Who wouldn't love the comfort and quality of the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2? This is a brand and is highly recognizable and any audiophile will know that you're at the top of your gift-giving list with this moderately priced set of ultra-high quality earbuds. They've been rated among the best sounding wireless earbuds for the price range. They come with a wireless charging case and pair quickly with Android phones. They're ergonomically designed for maximum comfort with a dual driver design for exceptional balance and sound.
13. Drop plus THX AAA 789 Linear Amp Price: $239
This amp is made for hi-fi headphones. It's a headphone amp that delivers high for cleaner sound than your tablet, computer, or phone is capable of. It's one of the most thoughtful gifts you can give your the audiophile in your life. It is a solid upgrade for the sound of the system they currently own. It pushes the power of the sound with multiple features including a super-low noise floor with its quiet operation, even at high volumes with plugs for 1/4 inch, 3.5 mm, and multi-pin audio cables. It's one of the best headphone amps on the market today in its price range.
14. Cambridge Audio Alva Solo Price: $179
Improve the sound of any vinyl turntable system. The Cambridge Audio Alva Solo is the perfect solution for entry-level turntables that come with phone preamps. It boosts the power and quality of the sound with an external phone preamp to enhance the overall fidelity. This is the ideal companion or stand-alone gift that pairs with entry-level turntables to give them an instant upgrade and higher quality sound and performance.
15. BONAOK Wireless Karaoke 3-in-1 microphone Price: $31
This is a wireless Bluetooth-enabled karaoke microphone by a trusted brand. It is a three in one microphone that also combines two functions including a speaker and karaoke machine. It is designed for use with a phone app that allows for up to four hours of sing time. It comes in a variety of colors including rose gold for the sound enthusiast or emerging singer on your Christmas list.
16. BOSE QuietComfort 35 II Headphones Price: $199
We know the name BOSE for its exceptional quality in the high-end electronics market. The cost of $199 makes these headphones one of the best deals of the season if you're looking for a high-end, quality gift for the audiophile on your shopping list. These noise-canceling headphones will drown out all outside noises and they do it with a stylish and sleek over-the-ear design. You can find them in black or silver color options. They're compatible with Bluetooth and come Alexa-enabled. The audio-only augmented reality tech features three levels of notice cancelation options with a noise-rejecting dual mic.
17. Victrola Vintage Vinyl Record Storage Carrying Case Price: $39
This is one of the best affordable gift options for the 2021 holiday season for the vinyl record lover on your list. It's a storage and carrying case for vinyl records. It comes in a vintage style that is not only attractive but it also has a high capacity for storing up to 30 LPs with a slim sleeve size. You get extra protection from the built-in corner guards to the locking mechanism. It comes in various style choices, including basic black, a retro map, the Union Jack, or a tie-dye design. It's the perfect compliment for the Crosley retro record player, but it's a stellar option for use with any turntable. You can give them a gift that protects their precious LPs at an affordable price.
18. Turntable Cheese Board Price: $78
The turntable cheese board is a novel gift for the audiophile on your gift-giving list as a unique yet functional cheese board. It's a board for cutting cheese that comes in the shape and design of a record player. It quickly becomes the focal point of any gathering. It's a slate plate that is perfect for cutting and serving nuts, fruit, crackers, cheese, and cured meats at your next get-together. It also makes a thoughtful gift. A needle arm functions as a cheese slicer.
19. VYNYL Music Club Subscription Price: Starting at $20
Is there a music lover on your holiday gift list this year? If so we have the perfect gift solution for an affordable cost. Give them a subscription to the VYNL Music Club for as little as $20 or more. Membership gives them access to a personalized account that considers their musical tastes and hooks them up with personalized SoundCloud, Spotify, and other social media accounts. They can pick a vibe from the list of hashtags and have their names thrown in for all data and matches to her about new albums as soon as they're available. They can choose from which records they want to arrive on their doorstep. There are also member-exclusive, including one month, three months of 12-month subscriptions that give them anywhere from three to 12 LP records delivered to their doorstep with multiple subscription tiers available.
20. Eargasm High-Fidelity Earplugs Price: $38
This recommendation is yet another exceptional gift idea for under $40. These noise-reducing earplugs use attenuation filters to help preserve the quality of sound. Silicone material in the earplugs is soft for maximum comfort and made of hypoallergenic materials. Order them in a choice of shell sizes with a carrying case. They're exceptional gift ideas for motorcyclists or musicians to wear at practices and shows.
Written by Dana Hanson
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