Tuesday tech deals: $152 off Polk Audio home theater sound system

By on October 18, 2011, 5:00 PM

Polk Audio Soundbar Instant Home Theater System for $198 + $2 s&h 

Walmart offers the Polk Audio SurroundBar SDA Instant Home Theater with Wireless Subwoofer, model no. AM1805-B, for $198. Shipping adds $1.97, or opt for free Site-to-Store. Even with shipping, that's $152 off and the lowest total price we've ever seen for this system. Sales tax is added where applicable. This system features a soundbar with two 1/2" dome tweeters, two 2-1/2" midrange drivers, and two 2-1/2" SDA woofers, and a wireless subwoofer.

Refurbished B&N nook Simple Touch WiFi eBook Reader for $79 + free shipping 

Barnes & Noble via eBay offers its factory-refurbished Barnes & Noble nook Simple Touch WiFi eBook Reader, model no. BNRV300, for $79 with free shipping. That's $20 under a refurb deal from last week and the lowest total price we've ever seen for the nook Simple Touch. It's also a current price low by $23. The nook Simple Touch is 35% lighter (just 7.48 oz.) and 6% thinner than the original nook. It features a 6" 800x600 touchscreen greyscale E-Ink display, on-screen keyboard, 802.11n wireless (with free access at AT&T hotspots or in Barnes & Noble stores), 2GB internal memory, microSD card slot, eBook library viewing, nook Friends social networking, up to two months of reading time on a single charge, and more. A 1-year Barnes & Noble warranty applies.

Sony 55" 120Hz 1080p 3D LED LCD HDTV Bundle for $1,300 + $36 s&h 

TigerDirect offers the Sony BRAVIA 55" 120Hz 1080p 3D LED-Backlit Widescreen LCD HD Television, model no. KDL-55EX720, bundled with the Sony Alice in Wonderland Deluxe 3D Blu-ray Starter Kit, model no. 3DBNDL/Alice, for $1,999.98. Coupon code "LEP46513" cuts the bundle to $1,299.98. With $35.61 for shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find for the TV alone by $11.

The TV features a native resolution of 1920x1080 (1080p), 120Hz refresh rate, edge-lit LED backlight, Ethernet and USB 2.0 ports, BRAVIA Internet Video and Widgets (including Netflix), four HDMI inputs, and VGA, component, and other video inputs. The starter kit includes two pairs of 3D glasses, Alice in Wonderland on Blu-ray, 3D Sync Transmitter, and HDMI cable. 

Asus 802.11g Wireless Access Point for $15 after rebate + free shipping 

mwave offers the Asus WL-330gE 802.11g Wireless Access Point for $34.99. This $20 mail-in rebate cuts it to $14.99. With free shipping, that's ties our September mention as the lowest total price we could find by $7. This 2.2oz "4-in-1" portable device provides 802.11b/g wireless access to multiple users via a modem, Ethernet connection, or wireless hotspot. Deal ends October 31.

USB Hotsync & Charging Cable for iPod / iPhone for $1 + free shipping 

Shop4Tech offers this USB Hotsync/Charging 2-in-1 Cable for Apple iPod and iPhone in White for $1.17. Coupon code "OC15" cuts it to 99 cents. With free shipping, it's $1 under an April deal as the lowest total price we could find for a similar cable by $1. Deal ends October 23. It's also significantly cheaper than the $19.99 cable offered directly through Apple's online store.

Used Video Games: Gran Turismo 5 for PS3 for $20 + free shipping, more

Gamefly discounts selected used video games for various platforms, as listed below. With free shipping, each is at least $8 under the best price we could find for a new one. The deals: Brink for PS3 or Xbox 360 $9.99, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II for Xbox 360 $9.99, Medal of Honor for PS3 $9.99, Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom for PS3 $9.99, MLB 11: The Show for PS3 $19.99, browse all discounted and used video games at Gamefly.

 



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spydercanopus spydercanopus said:

That polk audio bar is a great deal. I bought a 6000 series Polk soundbar last christmas for $500 from best buy and the quality is fantastic for such a tiny thing. It was good enough to move my cabinet style system out and the polk bar in. So a couple hundred is pretty dang good for polk stuff.

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