Edifier R1010BT Review – Small Fry, Big Sound

Introduction – While the majority of manufacturers increase their pricing with time, it’s good to see Edifier offering their newer technologies at even lower prices than before. Meet the new R1010BT, a stunningly affordable $99 AUD speaker with a delightful mix of features. Implementing an intriguing dual ceramic cone driver setup and a bookshelf inspired…

How to Setup Speakers with a Turntable and a Thesis on Analogue vs Digital Audio

Introduction –  While personal digital audio has become a normality within our daily lives, some audio enthusiasts will remember when analogue vinyls were commonplace. And even in the present, this passion for analogue vinyl audio persists, with many users touting higher subjective quality and musicality beyond the objective measurements of distortion and noise that pioneered…

Edifier Luna-E (E235) Review – Bigger, Not Always Better

Introduction – The Edifier E25’s might just be Edifier’s most popular model; they have the most available accessories, are the most reviewed and have been subject to no shortage of compliments. And these accolades came for good reason, the E25’s are an absolutely striking speakers system that I can personally vouch for; I’ve owned my…

Edifier S1000DB Review – This is Luxury

Introduction – Testing Edifier’s entire bookshelf speaker line-up has been interesting in that I’ve had a chance to observe the changes between each speaker and the subsequent increases in pricing. So far, every speaker has been a worthy upgrade over its predecessor and the S1000DB exemplifies this premise in both design and feel as Edifier’s current…

Edifier R2000DB Review – Back in Black

Introduction – Although they are the highest terms of numbering, the R2000DB still occupy the second highest performance bracket just below the S1000DB. With a considerably increased asking price, the R2000DB most notably bring vastly improved build quality and a much tighter low end over the R1700BT whilst retaining the strong high-end performance due to…

Edifier R1700BT Review – A Thing of Beauty

Introduction –  It can be hard to find a rational reason to purchase a set of bookshelf speakers when there are so many fantastic computer speakers out there that offer more features and similar sound quality for the same price. With the R1280T, I found myself conflicted about its role in the speaker ecosystem. While it was…

Edifier R1280T Review – Fill Your Room Without Emptying Your Wallet

  Introduction – Edifier have proven time and again that they are masters of design without compromise of sound quality. This is helped in part by their acquisition of STAX, the renowned electrostatic headphone manufacturer considered to be one of the greatest in the world. I`ve tested Edifier`s flagship computer speakers as well as the portable…

The Envaya Mini Revisited – Still Impressive

Introduction –  The Denon Envaya Mini is one of the only products if not the only product that I`ve given a perfect 10. It has no real glaring faults, at least none that I`ve experienced personally. Usually products become less exciting as you use them, get used to them and inevitably find something better, but…

Archeer A320 Review – Portable Theatre Sound For Under $100

Introduction – Archeer are rapidly becoming the next upcoming brand to offer budget friendly devices that don`t compromise on quality or at least don`t compromise where it matters. While my impressions of the a106 were pretty lukewarm, my experiences with its larger and far more accomplished sibling, the a320, tell a different story entirely. With a 2.1…

Edifier E30 Spinnaker Review – Sinister Looks, Wicked Sound

Introduction –  When I was first looking into a set of computer speakers, many brands tickled my ear but few really caught my eye. Edifier are a perfect example of a brand renowned for their unique styling, providing a very unorthodox and even artistic take on the conventional computer speaker. While the E25 Luna Eclipses seem to have taken the spotlight…

Archeer A106 Review – Loud and Rugged on a Budget

Introduction – The Archeer a106 is a very budget friendly Bluetooth speaker that boasts a ruggardized build, Bluetooth 4.0 support, impressive batterylife and to top it all off, speakerphone capabilities. We`ve seen quite a few of these hyper portable rugged speakers before, many of them targeting similar buyers and offering similar features, but none (or very few) of them…

Edifier MP700 Rave Review – Stylish Portable Sound in High Definition

Introduction –  Just like earbuds, the portable Bluetooth speaker scene seems to be growing at an exponential rate; every audio company is intent on cornering this admittedly younger market with flashy speakers that boast huge sound from a compact body. I`ve reviewed quite a few of these speakers, but the Rave is another story entirely….