Edifier R1280DB Bookshelf Speakers Review

Edifier R1280DB – Best Bookshelf Speakers

Edifier R1280DB Review -The Edifier R1280DB Bookshelf Speaker is really a sleek and stylish speaker manufactured by Edifier, an enterprise established in Beijing, China. Through the years, Edifier has gathered a lot of respect in the Audio & Speaker industry and audiophile network by developing award-winning Audio Devices & Speakers. They have presence in over 70 Countries in the world.

Our Edifier R1280Db Review is based on the testing under various conditions and user feedback & experience.


Sound Quality

The quality of sound is surprisingly fantastic, the highs are clear and the mid-range is pretty good. The sound is even including bass and treble without any notable boost. There is certainly distinct depth and warmth into the audio quality.

It makes these bookshelf speakers very pleasant for listening to music and excellent for gaming or videos but the Bass here is little less as expected.


The Edifier R1280DB is one of the finest bookshelf speakers available in India. Since this is an active bookshelf speaker which doesn’t require any external amplifier, each of the electronic components are placed inside the right speaker unit. The controls location & scheme continues to be similar to its predecessors with 3 dials on the right side of right speaker and all the inputs inputs on the back of right speaker.

The right speaker has an integrated IR receiver on the front for the wireless remote control. Indicator LED is placed below the dials which changes color with the power and input selected.

Edifier R1280Db Side Controls

The Control options are available on the side. The Treble & Bass can be adjusted within the range of -6db to +6db. It is equipped with the digital volume control feature which automatically adjusts to the right volume, everytime they are switched on.

Edifier R1280DB Back Panel

A small & compact remote (included) with Edifier R1280DB Powered Bookshelf Speakers makes it a lot convenient and easier to operate. It can be used to increase or decrease the sound levels and mute the system. In other words, you won’t have to reach the Speakers every time you want to adjust the sound.

Edifier R1280DB Powered Bookshelf Speakers comes with Bluetooth Connectivity and in addition to a handy remote control, so connecting it to several devices is very convenient.


Technical Specifications

Power output is r/l: 21w+21w rms = 42 RMS
Signal to noise ratio is =85dba
Frequency response is 75hz ~ 18khz +/-9db.
Dimensions (per speaker) – 5.7 in x 9.5 in x 7 in
For input sensitivity pc is 700±50mv, aux is 550±50mv
Bass driver is 4 inch (116mm), the treble driver is f13 mm silk dome.

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Package Contents

  • 2 x Edifier R1280DB (one active, one passive)
  • Power cable
  • Speaker cable
  • Remote control
  • RCA to RCA cable
  • RCA to 3.5mm AUX cable
  • Installation Manual & Guide

Available in two color options



A well designed, powerful & versatile speaker with an excellent sound quality. Overall Great Bookshelf Speakers under Rs.10000.

  • Excellent Sound Quality
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Remote Control
  • Value for Money
  • Distortions at High Volume
  • Sensitive Bluetooth


What are Bookshelf Speakers?​

Bookshelf Speakers can be found in various designs, dimensions, styles. The primary difference amongst normal speakers and bookshelf speakers is usually that the Bookshelf Speakers are supposed to be placed on elevated areas.

It doesn’t mean that it always should be a bookshelf, but could even be a elevated table, or corner area in your living room, or perhaps installed on the walls. They may be placed conveniently everywhere but on the ground level to get the best sounds.

There are several categorizations, which follow those have an effect on the way the audio is released. Even though some may be combined with a variety of devices, some are just made especially for certain devices. This is definitely not everything you need to understand before choosing & purchasing your very first bookshelf speakers.

What is the use of Bookshelf Speakers?

Mostly, the Bookshelf Speakers are meant for the Natural, Crisp, Quality Sound with Smoothness and are used with LP Players or Turntables. Some Bookshelf Speakers are often treated as Studio Monitors for Sound Processing & Mixing.

That’s all folks! We hope your our detailed Edifier R1280DB review helped you in learning more about the Edifier R1280DB bookshelf speakers.

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