We’ve covered quite a gamut of tech gift ideas for dad over the past few days and we wrap up our Father’s Day Gift Guide series with a few ideas for those dads who love their music!
Audiofly Performance Series
You can spend $20 on a pair of earbuds that might do, but for those dads who are pickier and prefer realistic, accurate sound, the Audiofly Performance Series in-ear headphones just might be the gift for him!
- AF120: Hybrid configuration of 9mm dynamic and balanced armature drivers delivers a warm yet crisp response, with a crossover in each ear for seamless collaboration between the two technologies
- AF140: One dynamic and two balanced armature drivers deliver incredible clarities across the spectrum via one dynamic and two balanced armatures, with a crossover in each ear for seamless collaboration
- AF160: Three balanced armature drivers work simultaneously to deliver incredible clarity across the frequency spectrum to deliver a spatial separation like no other
- AF180: Jam-packed with four balanced armature drivers, this powerhouse delivers ultimate detail and expression with a crossover in each ear for seamless collaboration
- Combination of three sizes of dome silicon tips, tri-flange silicon tips and Comply Premium Earphone tips for noise isolation
- Available with two CORDURA® fabric cable options: AudioFlex™ SL Cable, a light twisted cable, and AudioFlex CT Cable™ to control calls, volume and playback on iOS devices
- Stylish canvas wallet for protection and ample storage for spare ear tips and accessories
- Packaged with a ¼ inch jack adaptor, airline adaptor and cleaning tool
- Available in several color options
Price: $249.99-$650USDPurchase from Amazon Purchase from Audiofly
Fluance XL Series Home Theater
If dad is in need of a new home theatre system, you might want to have a look at the Fluance XL Series high performance 5 speaker home theater system.
- Includes two floorstanding speakers with down-firing subwoofers, and surround and center channel speakers to encapsulate listeners with every nuance from the greatest soundtracks
- Neodymium tweeters accurately reproduce high-frequencies with captivating clarity at even the highest volume levels
- Rich midrange driers provide crystal-clear sound effects making every detail come to life
- Thrilling and dynamic 8” down-firing subwoofers of the floorstanding speakers are meticulously designed for a heart-pounding low-frequency effect
- From the audio-grade MDF wood to the internal bracing throughout it has been expertly crafted for smooth, distortion-free sound
- Combining the striking exterior features of the mahogany wood grain finish and glossy piano-black front baffles with the premium components will mesmerize listeners for a holistic surround sound experience
Price: $1,049USD (currently on sale starting from $729.99USD at Amazon*)Purchase from Amazon Purchase from Fluance
Grace Digital aptX Bluetooth 4.0 Bookshelf Speakers
Looking for something a little more substantial than a portable Bluetooth speaker for dad? Grace Digital has a set of aptX Bookshelf Speakers for room filling sound streamed from Bluetooth devices.
- Engineered for in-home use with full range, CD quality audio, providing a high-quality indoor music experience where portable/outdoor speakers typically fall short
- Pair up to 8 devices via Bluetooth 4.0, with a range of 30 ft
- Play/pause, skip and change volume from your mobile device, as well as access all commands with a full-featured control panel integrated into the top of the speaker
- aptX support, as well as all Bluetooth smartphones and tablets via standard SBC and AAC
- Convenient USB jack on the speakers charges your mobile device, while still keeping the tunes playing
- Available in 3 luxurious colors (black, white and red)
Price: $199.99USDPurchase from Amazon
Griffin Technology Twenty
This little device acts as a digital amplifier and can be connected to TV’s, computers, game consoles and more. Available by itself or with monitors and a subwoofer, it’s sure to get dad rocking!
- Twenty is a digital amplifier for your speakers that receives Bluetooth or optical audio streaming from your phone, tablet or computer.
- The Twenty ships with an optical cable and 3.5mm optical adapter, enabling a range of current audio devices: televisions, PCs, Blu-ray players, game consoles, along with all generations of the Airport Express
- The new Twenty adds Bluetooth functionality, appealing to Android and iOS users looking to stream high quality audio (using the AAC and aptX codecs) from their devices.
- Features a slick, minimalist design, setting up Twenty is simple, connect your favorite unpowered speakers to it, pair your phone or tablet and hit play
- Features a 2.1 channel sound system with 20 watts output per channel
- Also supports a powered subwoofer with an automatic active crossover at 80 Hz
PRice $149-$599USDPurchase from Amazon Purchase from Griffin Technology
Marshall Headphones Acton Speaker
We’ve reviewed some Marshall Headphones already and were impressed, and dad is sure to be impressed with the Marshall Headphones Acton speaker pack.
- Well-balanced audio boasting a clear midrange and extended highs gives an experience that is both articulate and pronounced
- Powerful deep bass seems to defy the laws of nature for its small size
- Three custom control analogue knobs allow you to fine tune it to the exact sound you desire
- 5 ½” woofer, two ¾” dome tweeters and 80W max output yields clean precise sound even at high levels
- Boasts the classic and durable vintage design and iconic script logo that is so distinctly Marshall
- Available in black or cream
Price: $300USD (currently on sale for $229USD at Amazon*)Purchase from Amazon Purchase from Marshall Headphones
Urbanears Plattan ADV
If your dad prefers the on-ear style headphones, Urbanears’ Plattan ADV headphones feature open and clear sound for all types of music listening.
- Custom engineered 40mm neodymium speaker drivers with optimally shaped thin PEN membranes (19um) and lightweight voice coils (78mg) for maximum performance across the entire audio spectrum
- Excellent dynamics between the high and low frequencies creates a balanced, open and clear sound that improves the music listening experience weather you live for the emphatic beats in heavy metal or sail to the sounds of smooth jazz
- 3D hinge technology automatically adjusts to the user’s ears and head for a soft and comfortable fit
- Interchangeable cable to choose which side, left or right, you want the cable to hang from
- Snap-off fabric washable headband keeps headphones box-fresh
- Additional features include ZoundPlug to share music with a friend directly from your headphones, 3.5mm stereo plug, remote & mic and collapsible structure for easy storing
Price: $60USDPurchase from Amazon Purchase from Urbanears
V-MODA XS Headphones
V-MODA’s XS headphones are small and foldable for easy transportation and a slim profile while wearing.
- XS allows you “mind the gap” by minimizing the space between the headband and your head
- 5+ years of R&D resulted in a superior fit, added comfort, grander sound and a compact profile
- Fashionable form-fitting design elevates your listening experience; discover why “the fit is the sound”
- Offers marquee sound signature characterized by its deep yet clean bass, vibrant mids, and ultra-extended clear highs
- Combination of steel and metal materials lives up to the military-level testing guidelines
- Fully loaded with two Kevlar-reinforced microphone cables
- Universal smartphone compatibility and an exoskeleton carrying case
- Get free laser engraving when purchased from V-MODA.com!
Price: $212USD (currently on sale starting at $176.99 at Amazon*)Purchase from Amazon Purchase from V-MODA
Wren Sound Systems V5US
And finally, this beautifully crafted speaker from Wren Sound Systems is the first to incorporate Apple® AirPlay®, DTS Play-Fi™, and aptX® Bluetooth® – no matter what device dad uses he’ll be able to stream to this speaker!
- Virtually universal device compatible with AirPlay and Play-Fi technologies to enable WiFi streaming from Apple iOS devices, Android devices and PCs running Mac or Windows
- Ability to connect up to eight different Wren speakers to one network to enjoy synchronized music in multiple locations, or stream music to different zones from a single device
- Wirelessly transmit lossless audio from a wide range of smartphones, tablets and PCs with no impact on sound quality
- Features a beautifully minimalist design, superior build quality, genuine wood cabinetry, and elegant simplicity
- Available in either an almond crème anigre or espresso wenge finish
Price: $499USD (currently on sale for $398.92USD at Amazon*)Purchase from Amazon Purchase from Wren Sound
And there you have a list of a few suggestions for those audiophile dads out there! We hope our series of Father’s Day Gift Guides gave you at least an idea or two for good old dad.
*NOTE: If sale prices are listed, those are current as of the time this post was published and subject to change without notice.