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These Very Good Speakers Are on Sale for $70

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The last time we wrote about these compact, bookshelf Edifier speakers was on Prime Day in 2018, when they had about 1,400 reviews. These days, with 2,300 reviews, over 75 percent of which give them a five-star rating, these speakers are among the best-selling speakers on Amazon — and for good reason. They look charmingly retro, but according to one reviewer, “They’re quite punchy and have really adequate bass. As a matter of fact, I sometimes worry about it bothering my neighbors when I’m watching movies at night, even with the bass turned all the way down.” These little Edifier speakers are not Bluetooth-enabled, but they’re still surprisingly versatile — easily connected to a TV or to a turntable or a computer for gaming or even your phone, using a standard 3.5 mm audio cable — and simple to set up. And today only, these speakers are just $70, 30 percent off the list price, making them a relatively cheap and easy way to upgrade any sound system with the least effort required.

Edifier R1280T Powered Bookshelf Speakers

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These Very Good Speakers Are on Sale for $70