Summary – Edifier R1700BT Speaker Review
The Edifier R1700BTs are bookshelf speakers with full Bluetooth capabilities and deliver crystal clear stereo sound performance. Edifier has taken dynamic audio power and combined it with a classic wood finish that gives their speakers finesse. These stereo speakers come with a 19mm dome tweeter and 4-inch bass driver which provides good natural tones, crisp highs and plenty of depth that will satisfy casual listeners and experienced musicians alike. The quality of sound is bolstered by the diversity of connections you can utilize as these speakers have two AUX inputs and Bluetooth. We liked the fact that the Edifier R1700BTs have an excellent design, proper sizing, a classic wood finish, and convenient remote control which make them highly versatile. They can easily blend into living rooms, bed rooms, home-offices, libraries, small businesses and of course home theatres. The Bluetooth connectivity also allows you to connect these speakers to a phone, tablet, computer, gaming console, TV or receiver where required. Overall, the Edifier R1700BTs are bookshelf speakers that provide crisp and well-defined stereo sound with Bluetooth capabilities.
The Pros & Cons
The Pros. The Edifier R1700BTs have crystal clear stereo sound performance with very good soundstage. The speakers have full wireless Bluetooth functionality and allow you to stream music directly from your smartphone device. It also supports a variety of music sources and has a sleek and well-polished design.
The Cons. The R1700BTs, like most stereo speakers, lack bass response although they have a very good level of audio clarity. They are suitable for creating soundstage and stereo sound output but will require a dedicated subwoofer addon for added depth.
The Edifier R1700BT speakers contain a 4-inch bass driver and a 19mm tweeter for notably clear and crisp sound. The front facing bass reflex port creates an emphasis on lower frequencies and gives the bass sufficient power. The R1700BT has built-in Dynamic Range Control and Digital Signal Processing to prevent distortion regardless of how you are utilizing them. Music lovers will appreciate that the quality maintains across all genres and audio-book listeners will be happy to see that this pair provides enough volume to fill the room. Being a designed as a 2.0 audio system the bass is adequate for most uses – the level of stereo separation that you get from both left and right channels is crystal clear. However; if die-hard audio enthusiasts want to make this part of their full audio solution there is 5-pin connector that allows it to be combined with other passive speakers and subwoofers for deeper bass performance. Overall, the Edifier R1700BT provides a level sound quality on par with higher-end Bluetooth bookshelf speakers and covers an entire audio-spectrum really well without any distortion at high volume levels.
Design & Build Quality
The Edifier R1700BT has a chic style and modern aesthetic that allows it to blend in easily into the modern home décor. The wireless Bluetooth connectivity on these speakers works like a charm and has a wireless range of up to 30 feet. The speakers come with a walnut wood effect vinyl that compliments a variety of interior décor. They have a dimension of 6in x 8in x 9.75in which make them portable and compact enough to fit into most bookshelves or on desktops without takin up much space. It also comes with a set of dials on the back that adjusts the treble and bass within a range -6db to +6db. This combined with a smart Bluetooth technology and two AUX ports creates an affordable multi-use sound solution that you can use how you want it, when you want it. It also includes your essential 16’ of speaker wire, a 4’ RCA to RCA and a 4’ 3.5mm to RCA for a diversity of connections. On top of all these design choices it also comes with a nifty remote that controls volume, sources and allows you to mute or unmute at your convenience. The Edifier R1700BTs are designed to fit in beautifully into your surroundings and can be used for sound landscaping or introduced as a front speaker for your home audio sound system.
The Edifier R1700BT are solid bookshelf speakers with wireless Bluetooth capabilities and provides crystal clear sound quality. It delivers quality sound combined with an age-old aesthetic and features a smart design that allows diverse connectivity and a level of convenience that that satisfies a multitude of listeners. These elements combine to fit the lifestyle you live. They are great for the casual listener or for musicians it comes with a 3.5mm auxiliary input to hook to your computer and allow you to listen to every single detail in the music with crystal clear accuracy. The classic wood finish compliments a variety of today’s home décor and their convenient size allows the you to place them where they are needed for your optimal audio experience. Overall, the Edifier R1700BTs are bookshelf speakers that provide crisp stereo sound with really good soundstage and come highly recommended.