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I'm not sure about the r980t, but the r1280t destroys the Alesis Elevate 3. Alesis elevates are pretty muddy and sibilant. I don't think they can or should be used as studio monitors, but as a pair of $50 computer speakers, they're not that bad, but there are likely better options for the same price. If you're fine with not having a stereo speaker set, you could just get a W-King D8, or an Anker Soundcore Motion+. They'd both likely sound better than the Alesis Elevate 3. But, the r1280t would be my choice for a budget set of speakers. It sometimes drops to $70, usually on BF/CM.

Edit: The r1280db is the same price as the r1280t atm so go for that instead. The r1280db is extremely similar to the r1280t (it's a bit warmer), and has bluetooth.
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Has anyone compared these to the Edifier speakers that pop up around this price?
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Can I use these with a record player?
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Can I use these with a record player?
Assuming your record player has a pre-amp built in, yes (rca jacks built in to your player?)
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Can I use these with a record player?
Yes and No (maybe)

The Yes, RCA from Turntable to RCA inputs on the monitors.

The No, you may need a Phono pre-amp to go between them. They don't cost much for a basic one and might be worth the investment.
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Sorry for the noob question.

How would this work for watching movies/tv from my desktop?

Do I need an amplifier/some other device to actually connect this to my computer (I only see RCA input).
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Sorry for the noob question.

How would this work for watching movies/tv from my desktop?

Do I need an amplifier/some other device to actually connect this to my computer (I only see RCA input).
Same question here?
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Same question here?
Use mini to RCA cable
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Sorry for the noob question.

How would this work for watching movies/tv from my desktop?

Do I need an amplifier/some other device to actually connect this to my computer (I only see RCA input).
These can be used on their own as they have a power supply and each have 10w amps. You can connect anything with an rca cable.
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Has anyone compared these to the Edifier speakers that pop up around this price?
I'm not sure about the r980t, but the r1280t destroys the Alesis Elevate 3. Alesis elevates are pretty muddy and sibilant. I don't think they can or should be used as studio monitors, but as a pair of $50 computer speakers, they're not that bad, but there are likely better options for the same price. If you're fine with not having a stereo speaker set, you could just get a W-King D8, or an Anker Soundcore Motion+. They'd both likely sound better than the Alesis Elevate 3. But, the r1280t would be my choice for a budget set of speakers. It sometimes drops to $70, usually on BF/CM.

Edit: The r1280db is the same price as the r1280t atm so go for that instead. The r1280db is extremely similar to the r1280t (it's a bit warmer), and has bluetooth.
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Finding 0 reviews on this =/
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Sorry for the noob question.

How would this work for watching movies/tv from my desktop?

Do I need an amplifier/some other device to actually connect this to my computer (I only see RCA input).
Use one of these.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B019D048XC?tag=duckduckgo-iphone-20&linkCode=osi&th=1&psc=1

The speakers have an amp built in.
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