MartinLogan Motion 15i vs. Edifier R1280T

MartinLogan Motion 15i Bookshelf Speaker vs. Edifier R1280T Powered Bookshelf Speakers
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MartinLogan Motion 15i Bookshelf Speaker

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Dimensions (H × W × D)

11.40” × 6.80” × 9.50”
290 mm × 173 mm × 241 mm

A midsized rear-ported bookshelf, featuring a 5.25” low-frequency transducer and a folded motion high frequency transducer, which MartinLogan claims replicates much of the performance of their high-end elecrostatic speakers. May need to be paired with a subwoofer if sub-60Hz bass is a priority.

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.

Comparisons

  • The front face of the MartinLogan Motion 15i is approximately 41.91% larger than that of the Edifier R1280T.
  • The depth of the MartinLogan Motion 15i is approximately 35.71% deeper than that of the Edifier R1280T.
  • The spatial volume of the MartinLogan Motion 15i is approximately 92.60% greater than that of the Edifier R1280T.

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 box 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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