Edifier M1390BT Speaker Review

  • By: Mark J Draper
  • Time to read: 2 min.
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I’ve reviewed a lot of Edifier speakers over the years, they come in all shapes and sizes and the Edifier M1390BT multi media speaker system merges a couple of different styles.

The subwoofer plays it safe with the standard cube design, the left and right speakers have a more appealing design reminiscent of the more premium Edifier Luna E235 Speaker System previously reviewed.

The M1390BT speakers are designed as multimedia speakers for use with a PC or games console.  They’ve a phono input on the back and a 3.5mm input on one of the speakers, very handy for those of us with sit/stand desks where the PC isn’t on the ground near the subwoofer.

Talking of sit/stand desks, if you have one be aware you may need to get some extension cables, the wires are perfectly fine for most conventional setups but a little short if you have the sub on the floor and the speakers up high.

Setup only takes a few minutes, there is a power button on the subwoofer and also on one of the speakers.  The speaker button acts as volume, power and input selection as these can accept either a wired source or a Bluetooth source.  A short button press changes source, a long toggles them on or off.

The specs are:

  • UTPUT POWER: R/L:8W ×2 + SW: 18W RMS
  • SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO: R/L:≥80dB(A);SW:≤0.5%
  • INPUT SENSITIVITY: AUX:R/L:400±50mV; SW:230±20mV
    • PC:R/L:600±50mV; SW:340±20mV
    • Bluetooth:R/L:400±50mFFS; SW:300±20mFFS
  • FREQUENCY RANGE: R/L:135Hz-20kHz; SW:45Hz-140kHz
  • SPEAKER DRIVERS:
    • Satelliet:2 3/4inch (70mm); Impedance:4ohm
    • Subwoofer:5inch(131mm); Impedance:8ohm
  • SUBWOOFER DIMENSIONS:198(B) × 250(H)× 224(D)mm
  • SATELLITE DIMENSIONS:106(B)× 188(H)× 163(D)mm
  • ITEM WEIGHT:4.8 kg

Sound quality was in line with price point, nothing wrong with it but doesn’t blow you away either.  The sub is a nice compact size, unfortunately it turns out a disappointing performance, it adds some bass, the speakers certainly sound better with it on and turned up, but nothing earth shaking, it’s very subtle.

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You get decent stereo separation and the speakers easily fill a room, going to a very high volume without distorting and giving a very clear sound.  They perform well when you’re close up, for example I as write this review, but can also turn out a respectable performance if you’re further away from the speakers, e.g. sat back playing a game.

The small size of all the units is a big plus, they easily sit on (and under for the sub) a desk without taking up loads of space.

Edifier offer a wide range of speakers to choose from, for those on a budget the M1390BT speaker system is a decent pick.

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