Edifier R1280T Active Bookshelf Speakers

Edifier  |  SKU: R1280T
Colour: Wood

Includes 2 Years Warranty + 60 Day Returns

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Product Overview Video


The R1280T is one of the most popular speakers from Edifier.

It's equipped with dual RCA inputs and can produce up to 42W RMS of audio output for loud, high-quality sound.

Whether you want to upgrade your computer sound or connect a record player the Edifier R1280T is powerful, capable and offers unbeatable sound per pound!


  • PLUG & PLAY: The R1280T is a complete plug & play HiFi system, no need for a separate amplifier. Just plug the master speaker in, connect the passive speaker with the included cable and you're up and running.

  • AUX INPUT: You get dual RCA line inputs allowing you to easily connect between audio sources without touching any cables! You can connect a turntable, WiFi streamer, CD player, radio tuner and anything else you may have.

  • POWERFUL: Boasting a powerful 42W per class D digital amplifier powering  4" drivers and 0.5" silk dome tweeter for high frequencies. These speakers have enough power for HiFi quality music.

  • EASY CONTROLS: From the side mounted dials you can adjust the volume, bass and treble.

  • WIRELESS REMOTE: You also get a handy wireless remote control that lets you adjust the volume.

Quality Sound Performance

With the enrichment of 2-way active crossover control, the Edifier R1280T is perfectly tuned to satisfy your pursuit of quality sound.

Two 4-inch mid-range / bass drivers create rich lows. Meanwhile, two 0.5-inch silk diaphragm treble drivers produce crisp highs.


Classic Wooden Enclosure

Quality wooden enclosure minimises acoustic resonance and further reduces distortion. Available in wood, black or white, the classic design complements any home decor as well.


Dual RCA Inputs

Two pairs of RCA input ports are ready for the connection with multiple audio sources, no frequent plugging and switching needed.


Easy Control

Use the remote control and knobs on the right speaker for easy control of the volume, bass and treble  

Note: Looking for the Bluetooth version? Check out the Edifier R1280DB here.

Key Features

  • Zones
    Single Zone
  • Placement
    Freestanding, Bookshelf, Stand Mount
  • Inputs
  • Power Handling
    42 Ws
  • Driver Size
  • Sensitivity
    75 Hz - 18 kHz
  • Dimensions
    234 x 146 196 mm (HxWxD)
  • Warranty
    2 Years


    • Total Power Output: RMS 21W x 2
    • Signal To Noise Ratio: ≥85dBA
    • Input Sensitivity: PC: 750mV ± 50mV | Aux: 550mV ± 50mV
    • Distortion: ≤0.05%
    • Audio Input: Dual RCA input (RCA - RCA and RCA to AUX)
    • Adjustment: Volume, bass and treble adjustment, remote control
    • Subwoofer / Bass Unit: 4 inch (106mm) Magnetically shielded, 6Ω
    • Tweeter Unit: Φ13mm silk domed tweeter, Magnetically shielded, 4Ω
    • Weight: 4.9Kg Net | 5.65Kg Gross
    • Dimensions: 146mm x 234mm x 196mm (WxHxD)

What's In The Box

    • 1 x Active Speaker
    • 1 x Passive Speaker
    • 2 x Removable Grilles
    • 1 x Power Cable
    • 1 x RCA to RCA Cable (1.75m)
    • 1 x RCA to 3.5mm Cable (1.75m)
    • 1 x Speaker Link Cable (2.5m)



    Q. Are the grilles removable?

    A. Yes, you can remove the grilles from the speakers if you prefer the look without them.


    Q. What wiring is required to set these up?

    A. The active speaker plugs into a socket outlet, the passive speaker wires into the active speaker with speaker cable and your audio source will plug into the active speaker. All link cables and interconnect cables are included with the speakers.


    Q. Are these speakers Bluetooth?

    A. No, these are the non-Bluetooth versions. The Edifier R1280DB is the Bluetooth version.


    Q. Why can't I hear any sound from these speakers?

    A. 1) Check they are turned on and the power indicator light on the side is on. 2) Make sure the volume is turned up using the volume knob or remote control. 3) Make sure your input cables are firmly connected. 4) If using a turntable, make sure the pre-amplifier is present and switched on.

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K&B Audio are authorised dealers for Edifier. All sales come with a 2 Years manufacturers warranty and full technical support.

Edifier R1280T Active Bookshelf Speakers - K&B Audio

Edifier R1280T Active Bookshelf Speakers










Drive Type




Noise Cancelling



Single Zone

Music Sources






TV Connection


Smart Features


Cut-Out Diameter


Mounting Depth


Power Handling

42 Ws



Driver Size



75 Hz - 18 kHz

Frequency Response



234 x 146 196 mm (HxWxD)


2 Years
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