We’ve already made it clear that for those of you who have been on the fence about switching over to Fusion 360, taking advantage of today’s Amazon Prime Day deal of just $25 for a full year subscription (compared to $300) is a no-brainer, but it’s not the only good deal you can beckon from your Amazon Echo.

While Amazon’s Prime Day – which is more or less a diabolically genius way of creating their own Black Friday – might not have everything on your wishlist, there are some good finds that just might be too good to pass up.

We’re keeping an eye throughout the day, not only for good deals, but for the best deals for designers, engineers and 3D professionals. Check back throughout the day and if you find something yourself, let us know about it in the comments!

Here are 5+ of today’s best deals to get you started:

Blue Microphones Yeti – $89.00 (31% off)

We use this baby for all the recordings. For podcasts, training videos and talking over Skype it’s the best mic for the money.

Akai Professional 25-Key Ultra-Portable Drum Pad & Keyboard Controller – $79.00 (19% off)

What does a keyboard have to do with design and engineering? Just that this is one of the coolest, funnest, most well designed drum pad/keyboard controllers ever made.

Doxie One – Standalone Portable Document & Photo Scanner – $89.00 (31% off)

This has come in so handy for everything from scanning sketches and photos to bills and receipts. Small enough to go along in your bag and comes with a 2GB SD card.

Buffalo TeraStation 1400 4-Drive 8 TB Desktop NAS – $424.99 (35% off)

Loads of storage! We love our Buffalo NAS drive and this one comes with 8TB of storage for next the price of 4TB!

Wacom Bamboo Fineline 2 Fine Point, Thin Tip Stylus for iPad – $39.99 (33% off)

Perfect for sketching on your iPad, on the go. Has the pressure sensitivity to boot and works with all those great sketching apps.

Lenovo Thinkpad 11E (3rd Generation) 11.6″ Notebook – $249.99 (34% off)

Thin and light without feeling flimsy, the 11e Series laptops are great for just getting the job done.

Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear Headphones II – $99.95 (40% off)

This crowd favorite is perfect for keeping at the desk for those marathon work sessions.

Dremel MM40-05 Multi-Max 3.8-Amp Oscillating Tool Kit – $89.99 (31% off)

Who doesn’t want a Dremel? This kit includes everything you need to become a Dremel black belt.

SOG PowerAssist Multi-Tool (Black Oxide Finish) – $51.10 (27% off)

Never again be that guy without a tool at the ready.

Autodesk Fusion 360 1-Year Subscription – $25 (91% off)

As previously mentioned, but at 91% off and with the ability to get up and running immediately with a digital download, it’s our pick for the best deal of the day.


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