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Edifier Holiday flash sale

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Holiday flash deals----I have several sets from this manufacturer and just love them...purchased them when they had there refurbished sale several months ago

Deal 1 Dec 8-9 RB2850DB 20% off https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/speakers/r2850db

Deal 2 Dec 9-10 MR4 20% https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/speake ... smartrmail

Deal 3 Dec 10-13 Neo buds pro 24% $129.99 reg $169.99 https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/headph ... spro-black

Deal 4 Dec 11-13 GM# ear buds 38% $49.99 reg $79.99 https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/headphone/edifier-gm3

Deal 5 Dec 13-14 R2000DB https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/speake ... ptical-rca

Deal 6 Dec 14-15 S3000pro https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/speakers/s3000pro

Deal 7 Dec 15-16 M601DB https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/speaker/m601db

Deal 8 Dec 16-17 D12 https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/speakers/d12

Deal 9 Dec 17-18 MS50A https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/speake ... s50a-brown

update once price is posted
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what do you recommend for a simple 3.5mm from a desktop to use for video editing? currently haver a cheap pair of Logitechs but there is no way to equalize the sound and they are quite muffled
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the brother wrote: what do you recommend for a simple 3.5mm from a desktop to use for video editing? currently haver a cheap pair of Logitechs but there is no way to equalize the sound and they are quite muffled
s3000 pro on Day 6 :P
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the brother wrote: what do you recommend for a simple 3.5mm from a desktop to use for video editing? currently haver a cheap pair of Logitechs but there is no way to equalize the sound and they are quite muffled
Depends on budget. I've been researching the same lately, and a few of the top recos I tend to see are the iLoud Micros (everyone always includes the caveat to ignore the terrible/cheap name and branding) - these are about $250 on sale right now at L&M. Kanto YU and Vanatoo Transparent Zero which are in the $380-500 range. Edifier has some solid models as well - the DB models seem a little smaller and more geared towards desktop use, though many are a little big for desktop also.
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the brother wrote: what do you recommend for a simple 3.5mm from a desktop to use for video editing? currently haver a cheap pair of Logitechs but there is no way to equalize the sound and they are quite muffled
What you need is a set of studio monitors. They give you clean sound. Something like a PreSonus Eris or JBL studio. From Edifier, you could try the R1280T or DB.
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Gmas wrote: Depends on budget. I've been researching the same lately, and a few of the top recos I tend to see are the iLoud Micros (everyone always includes the caveat to ignore the terrible/cheap name and branding) - these are about $250 on sale right now at L&M. Kanto YU and Vanatoo Transparent Zero which are in the $380-500 range. Edifier has some solid models as well - the DB models seem a little smaller and more geared towards desktop use, though many are a little big for desktop also.
Just don't get Kantos. Granted I'm probably in the minority of those that have a failed set but their support is absolutely terrible once you get past their warranty period. Forget being able to buy replacement parts or getting them fixed.
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the brother wrote: what do you recommend for a simple 3.5mm from a desktop to use for video editing? currently haver a cheap pair of Logitechs but there is no way to equalize the sound and they are quite muffled
Have you ever tried Equalizer APO?
https://sourceforge.net/p/equalizerapo/ ... mentation/

But of course a proper pair of speakers should help. As suggested, small monitors are usually good. I have the Presonius E4.5BT (never using the BT part) and they sound very good through a Zen Dac by iFi Audio.
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Probably just blind today but where do you see what's coming up?

EDIT: Literally just saw the update in the post.
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I have the S2000 MKIII and really like them. I was not aware of the R2850DB so I compared them. For bigger woofers they don't go much lower in terms of frequency.

S2000 MKIII
45Hz-40KHz

R2850DB
42Hz-20KHz

But they do have a subwoofer output which the S2000 MKIIII don't have.

They also have a more sober look which I like. But I think I'll wait for more reviews as there are so few out there.
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edifier haven't posted yet but maybe swordy has the inside scoop
Variability wrote: What's the % off? I can't find it.
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smoisan wrote: I see the MR4 are already on sale.
It seems it's a new model for Edifier and they are branded as studio monitors.
https://edifier-online.com/ca/en/speakers/mr4
Not sure the diff between studio monitors and just regular speakers.
Looking to repalce my older "THX" certified Logitech with a sub (you know the kind - boomy computer THX old school Logitech that arne't super clear or anything LOL).
But can't be more than 12 inches high or so. Maybe 16 - I'm bad at measuring inches (man).
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If one to select R2850DB and Klipsch The Fives?
I know the price difference twice but, in US Costco carries the fives for $600 regular and I have seen them on sale for $500US. To me the definite plus of klipsch speakers is hdmi arc.
I have family in the states and it is relatively easy to get klipsch.
So, in terms of sound quality would R2850DB be comparable to Klipsch The Fives?
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Anyone actually used something like the GM3 ear buds for PC gaming?
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Konowl wrote: Not sure the diff between studio monitors and just regular speakers.
I'm not a pro and certainly somebody will chime in with a more precise answer and correct me but, in theory, the frequency response across the spectrum is flat for studio monitors. There should not be any tweaking of the response to favor the highs, mids or bass or any combination of those.
Some like some not. They are built that way as they are, in theory, used in studio environment where you need to hear what the artist recorded without any alteration so, as a sound engineer, the mix you will be doing comes out as intended. You don't want to tone down the bass thinking there is too much because it's the speakers that give out too much bass as on another pair it will sound as if there is no bass at all. So a flat response is preferable.

Personally I like studio monitors in a small room on my desk. In the living room I don't mind regular audio speakers with a frequency response that I feel works with this room and the music I like.
Looking to repalce my older "THX" certified Logitech with a sub (you know the kind - boomy computer THX old school Logitech that arne't super clear or anything LOL).
But can't be more than 12 inches high or so. Maybe 16 - I'm bad at measuring inches (man).
The M4 have the following feature "Monitor and music modes to fit both fun and professional listening" so you are not restricted to the flat response curve of the studio sound (I have not seen the curve itself so cannot comment on flat it is). You can select music mode for everyday listening. It's a nice feature. It only goes down to 60Hz though so you should not expect too much bass although I don't mind. I am not a bass head. And when the speakers are an arm's length in front of me I find a precise bass response more enjoyable that just huge "boom boom". It does not overpower the rest of the instruments. The M4 does not have a subwoofer output in case you may want more bass.

Edifier have a 30 days return policy for new speakers.

Have a look at their refurbished page. They have R1280DBs (certified refurbished). They have BT5.0, sub-out and plenty of inputs.
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gena_mak wrote: So, in terms of sound quality would R2850DB be comparable to Klipsch The Fives?
Intuitively I would expect the Klipsch to be better but I have not heard any of them and the R2850DB are too recent to find enough reviews online to have an idea of what to expect.

One big difference, apart from the HDMI-Arc input, is that the Klipsch have a built-in DAC (192/24) which drives the price up. Just for this reason I would expect the sound reproduction from digital sources to be better. They also have a phono output which the Edifier don't have. It's an important feature for many depending on your use case.
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Interesting that Edifier is now making speakers branded as "studio monitors". Most of the regular speakers that Edifier puts out don't really provide an even flat frequency response, so I would expect that these would be an improvement to justify that moniker somewhat.

@Konowl real studio monitors are exactly that....they are designed as speakers to be used in studio. Like this, the famous Abbey Road

Bowers-Wilkins-Abbey-Road-Studios.png

Basically they are speakers targeted toward professionals (and amateurs) used to monitor and produce content.

Some characteristics:
- usually they produce a neutral sound, they don't try to spice up the sound by emphasizing the bass or treble, and voices are tonally accurate as possible. Home speakers do not have this requirement and usually they are tuned to sound more pleasing (extra bass or treble for example). As a professional, you need some degree of predictability in the sound so that what you are hearing in the studio "translates" to what it will sound like when people play the content on various forms of gear. So it's best to work with something that doesn't colour the sound to begin with.

- they are meant for professionals so they have to survive constant use and be tough(since they might be moved around). Brands that make very serious monitors are brands you probably never heard of: Focal, Genelec, Neumann, etc.

- no attempt is made to make them look "good" in a home setting. They may not have any front cloth/grill to cover up the drivers (which affect the sound anyway). The way they look is purely functional. Usually they provide excellent value because professionals know what sounds good or bad and they won't pay for overpriced/underperforming gear. They also usually have inputs like XLR connections to interface with the studio amps and such.

- more disclosure of the performance. Usually speakers made for professionals disclose their frequency response (graphs are included), loudness, distortion, dispersion and other specs clearly so that professional can judge what they are getting when they are shopping. And they won't likely lie about it because anything that is proven to be false specs usually gets called out quickly. example: https://www.genelec.com/8030c#section-t ... ifications

- They usually have adjustments to fine tune the sound for the environment they are used in.

- they are meant to be used in a close up or mid-range setting rather than speakers on the other end of the room. So the way they disperse sound is more carefully controlled so you won't get unpredictable sound depending on where they are aimed.

Real studio monitors that you would find in a studio aren't cheap, but hobbyists that also need a good speaker for general use even just listening to music may turn to studio monitors. However, lots of companies also take advantage of this and market "studio monitors" to seem like they made serious speakers. Some are ok, and some are garbage. I have no idea if these Edifier MR4 are any good.

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