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Technology. Style. Utility. You can have it all.
…Acoustic sound very convincing. Bass is deep, with soft, warm sound. Moreover, it can be classified as universal as it easily handles the playback of tracks of various genres.”
…These are the ideal companion speakers for any PC or laptop and they’re also great to look at. The build quality is excellent and considering the price, I would recommend these to anybody not yet willing to spend hundreds on high-end monitors.”
…For $100, the Edifier R1280T's audio quality is impressive. Budget-friendly PC speakers rarely sound this good and deliver this much power.”
…In case it wasn’t already obvious, this is a great set of speakers. If you’re not looking to spend a ton — or just have a smaller space you’re looking to fill — you can’t do much better than the R1280T.”
The R1280T powered bookshelf speakers has combined a retro look with a modern sense of audio quality. If you’re looking for affordable and versatile bookshelf speakers with uncompromising sound the R1280T bookshelf speakers is your go-to 2.0 speaker system. Featuring a 4-inch bass driver and a calibrated, flared bass reflex port, this bookshelf speaker system delivers robust, rich bass notes that are full of presence and depth. The faithful sound production and performance of the R1280T are any audiophiles dream. Most Edifier customers are using our R1280T powered bookshelf speakers for connecting their turntables for the best audio experience. Enjoy your classic vinyl’s while enjoying the advancements in modern day audio technology.
Personalize your listening experience with the bass, treble and volume dials on the active bookshelf speaker. The quality sound produced form these bookshelf speakers deliver a precise booming midrange that tantalizes any reviewer. A compact sized handy remote control is included. You can adjust the volume and set the speakers to mute when needed without having to reach the speakers; power and perfection at your fingertips. The Edifier R1280T comes with built-in tone control at the side of the active speaker. Depending on the preference, you can make micro adjustments of treble and bass from -6 to +6 db. Digital volume control is automatically set to a comfortable level everytime the speakers are powered on.
R1280T powered bookshelf speakers lets you connect to multiple audio devices using the dual RCA inputs. By looking at the back panel you can easily tell one of these is a passive speaker and one is an active speaker. The active speaker has two inputs located on the back. These inputs are perfect for RCA to RCA or RCA to AUX connections. Connect them to a PC, laptop, tablet, phone or record player. The speakers are connected to each other via regular speaker wire. The variety of cables included ensures our customer enjoy their music from most devices right out of the box.
Is one of these speakers passive?
By King Kabra on 2015-12-14
One is self powered, and the other is passive (powered by the other speaker).
By Edifier on 2015-12-14
Can I connect these to my TV?
By Kendall on 2015-12-17
If your TV has an AUX out then you can connect them to your TV.
By Edifier on 2015-12-17
Do these speakers have bluetooth functionality?
By Dan A. Rudolph on 2016-01-04
By Daniel Kerns on 2016-01-04
What are the dimensions of the R1280T?
By Bill J. on 2016-01-07
146mm x 234mm x 196mm (WxHxD) or about 6x9x8 inches
By Edifier on 2016-01-07
Are these speakers safe to use next to a tv/monitor?
By Ben S. on 2016-01-18
Yes. All Edifier speakers are magnetically shielded and designed to work near any monitors or TV units.
By Edifier on 2016-01-18
So i can use these speakers w my smartphone as long as i have a 3.5mm to rca cable, correct?
By Customer on 2016-02-13
The speakers come with a 3.5mm cable that works great on smart phones.
By Daniel Kerns on 2016-02-13
Is it a pair or single speaker?
By Murat Agdere on 2015-12-04
It's a pair
By Edifier on 2015-12-04
What does the power plug look like? Is it standard USA or European?
By Sarah P. on 2016-02-17
The R1280T uses standard North American plugs. And comes with a 110 - 220v power supply.
By Edifier on 2016-06-17
Do these have 2 speakers grills?
By JASON R. on 2016-02-17
By Edifier on 2016-02-17
How would these speakers connect for me? i have a record player
By Adub on 2016-02-21
Simply connect using the included RCA to RCA cable. White to white port and red to red port.
By Edifier on 2016-02-21
What's in the box?
By Faisal Rusheidat on 2016-02-25
2 speakers and 2 mesh covers, speaker wire, 3.5mm to RCA cable, RCA to RCA cable, remote, user manual
By Edifier on 2016-02-25
How long is the cable that connects the two speakers? Could I place the speakers at least 5 feet apart?
By Garry G on 2016-03-04
The speaker wire included is 8ft long so 5 feet is not a problem.
By Edifier on 2016-03-04
Do these speakers produce crisp highs? I've seen slightly better freq. response specs for other speakers (20khz on the high end against 18khz here).
By Garry G on 2016-03-05
They sound really great to me - and an amazing price.
By Michael on 2016-03-05
Does the front plate come off?
By Enoch Yang on 2016-03-05
Yes they do - they're really nice on or off - and they sound very good.
By Michael on 2016-03-05
Do these speakers have auto shut-off if not being used?
By Skinny on 2016-03-06
They do not. There is a switch that must be manually flipped on the back of the unit.
By Alexander Peters on 2016-03-06
How do you switch inputs? if i have a chromecast audio and a turntable plugged into them, will the speakers just play whichever source is on?
By SomethingSomethingCleverandSnarky on 2016-05-20
Yes both sources are always on. Whichever source is on will be playing.
By Edifier on 2016-05-20
Can these speakers be on 24/7?
By Drew on 2016-05-30
I currently have mine hooked up to a Chromecast Audio. I haven't shut them off since I've gotten them so I could easily play music whenever I want. No ill effects here.
In short, yes. You can leave them on indefinitely.
By Corey K. on 2016-05-30
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