Edifier R1280T vs. Sony SSCS5

Edifier R1280T Powered Bookshelf Speakers vs. Sony SS-CS5 3-Way Bookshelf Speakers
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Edifier R1280T Powered Bookshelf Speakers

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Dimensions (H × W × D)

9.50” × 5.75” × 7.00”
241 mm × 146 mm × 178 mm

Known for a surprisingly balanced, well-rounded sound in a powered desktop package, with notable warmth and clarity. The Edifier R1280T uses an internal Class-D amplifier, includes adjustable bass and treble knobs, a wood-grain case, and remote.

Sony SS-CS5 3-Way Bookshelf Speakers

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Dimensions (H × W × D)

13.25” × 7.13” × 8.75”
337 mm × 181 mm × 222 mm

A 3-way system is unusual in the bookshelf form factor, but Sony eschews the traditional woofer, midrange, and tweeter design for a woofer, tweeter, and ”super-tweeter” in the SS-CS5. Known for their clarity, but the high-end may be too bright for some.

Comparisons

  • The front face of the Sony SSCS5 is approximately 72.83% larger than that of the Edifier R1280T.
  • The depth of the Sony SSCS5 is approximately 25.00% deeper than that of the Edifier R1280T.
  • The spatial volume of the Sony SS-CS5 3-Way Bookshelf Speakers is approximately 116.03% greater than that of the Edifier R1280T Powered Bookshelf Speakers.

Note: the above comparisons are based on the dimensions of a bounding rectangle that would fit the front face of a speaker, or in the case of volume, measurements are based on a bounding cube that would fit the entire speaker. The measurements will not factor in individual differences such as curves or other variations in the speaker shape. Do not use these measurements as an estimate of the internal speaker volume.

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