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Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)

Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)

Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
Edifier R980T 4" Active Bookshelf Speakers - 2.0 Computer Speaker - Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)
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Features

  • 24 WATTS RMS POWER OUTPUT - Active bookshelf speaker system with 24W total power output with calibrated, flared bass reflex port in front
  • CLASSIC WOOD FINISH - 100% wooden enclosures to minimize acoustic resonance, Magnetically shielded speakers
  • CABLES INCLUDED - RCA and 3.5mm cables and speaker wire included. Universal 110V-240V power supply.
  • 2 X AUX INPUT - Convenient connection to any device that has a 3.5mm headphone output or dual RCA output. Connect to two devices via AUX at the same time, no plugging and switching needed.
  • 2 YEAR WARRANTY - Guaranteed high quality and reliability with hassle-free parts and labor warranty for two years in USA and Canada.

Description

The R980T stereo speakers offer a sound that is full of presence and depth. Designed for enhanced bass the R980T bookshelf speaker system is calibrated with a flared bass reflex port. Resulting in rich detailed sound that will take your breath away. This flared bass reflex port is encased in a 100% medium-density fiberboard wooden enclosure. The wooden accent encompassing the full package of the R980T compliment both a home and office setting. Compact in size, the R980T is an efficient bookshelf solution for desktops and small spaces. Producing a total 21 watts of sound (12W RMS each), the R980T are the perfect well-rounded stereo speaker. Each speaker contains a 4-inch bass driver and 13mm tweeter that clearly replicates enjoyable sound for listeners. The R980T can be connected to more than one audio device through the two RCA inputs. Connect to both your PC and Television or record player with the R980T stereo speakers. No need to switch inputs. Master volume and bass knobs easily adjust both the audio and bass levels. These knobs are located on the back of the active speaker, allowing for a tailored listening experience.


Brand Edifier


Item model number R980T


Item Weight 7.77 pounds


Product Dimensions 17.3 x 7.9 x 10 inches


Item Dimensions LxWxH 17.3 x 7.9 x 10 inches


Color Black


Manufacturer Edifier


ASIN B01LXDZ8WB


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available October 22, 2016


Customer Reviews 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306 ratings 4.5 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #30 in Computer Speakers


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Features

  • 24 WATTS RMS POWER OUTPUT - Active bookshelf speaker system with 24W total power output with calibrated, flared bass reflex port in front
  • CLASSIC WOOD FINISH - 100% wooden enclosures to minimize acoustic resonance, Magnetically shielded speakers
  • CABLES INCLUDED - RCA and 3.5mm cables and speaker wire included. Universal 110V-240V power supply.
  • 2 X AUX INPUT - Convenient connection to any device that has a 3.5mm headphone output or dual RCA output. Connect to two devices via AUX at the same time, no plugging and switching needed.
  • 2 YEAR WARRANTY - Guaranteed high quality and reliability with hassle-free parts and labor warranty for two years in USA and Canada.

Description

The R980T stereo speakers offer a sound that is full of presence and depth. Designed for enhanced bass the R980T bookshelf speaker system is calibrated with a flared bass reflex port. Resulting in rich detailed sound that will take your breath away. This flared bass reflex port is encased in a 100% medium-density fiberboard wooden enclosure. The wooden accent encompassing the full package of the R980T compliment both a home and office setting. Compact in size, the R980T is an efficient bookshelf solution for desktops and small spaces. Producing a total 21 watts of sound (12W RMS each), the R980T are the perfect well-rounded stereo speaker. Each speaker contains a 4-inch bass driver and 13mm tweeter that clearly replicates enjoyable sound for listeners. The R980T can be connected to more than one audio device through the two RCA inputs. Connect to both your PC and Television or record player with the R980T stereo speakers. No need to switch inputs. Master volume and bass knobs easily adjust both the audio and bass levels. These knobs are located on the back of the active speaker, allowing for a tailored listening experience.


Brand Edifier


Item model number R980T


Item Weight 7.77 pounds


Product Dimensions 17.3 x 7.9 x 10 inches


Item Dimensions LxWxH 17.3 x 7.9 x 10 inches


Color Black


Manufacturer Edifier


ASIN B01LXDZ8WB


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available October 22, 2016


Customer Reviews 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306 ratings 4.5 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #30 in Computer Speakers


Shipping

This product includes free shipping to all US addresses.


Delivery

Unless otherwise stated above, most products arrive within 2-3 business days. Larger items may take 6-9 business days. Tracking information will be automatically provided as soon as your order ships.


View our full shipping policy here.

Returns

This product can be returned within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please visit our returns center to begin a return.

View our full returns policy here.

Features

  • 24 WATTS RMS POWER OUTPUT - Active bookshelf speaker system with 24W total power output with calibrated, flared bass reflex port in front
  • CLASSIC WOOD FINISH - 100% wooden enclosures to minimize acoustic resonance, Magnetically shielded speakers
  • CABLES INCLUDED - RCA and 3.5mm cables and speaker wire included. Universal 110V-240V power supply.
  • 2 X AUX INPUT - Convenient connection to any device that has a 3.5mm headphone output or dual RCA output. Connect to two devices via AUX at the same time, no plugging and switching needed.
  • 2 YEAR WARRANTY - Guaranteed high quality and reliability with hassle-free parts and labor warranty for two years in USA and Canada.

Description

The R980T stereo speakers offer a sound that is full of presence and depth. Designed for enhanced bass the R980T bookshelf speaker system is calibrated with a flared bass reflex port. Resulting in rich detailed sound that will take your breath away. This flared bass reflex port is encased in a 100% medium-density fiberboard wooden enclosure. The wooden accent encompassing the full package of the R980T compliment both a home and office setting. Compact in size, the R980T is an efficient bookshelf solution for desktops and small spaces. Producing a total 21 watts of sound (12W RMS each), the R980T are the perfect well-rounded stereo speaker. Each speaker contains a 4-inch bass driver and 13mm tweeter that clearly replicates enjoyable sound for listeners. The R980T can be connected to more than one audio device through the two RCA inputs. Connect to both your PC and Television or record player with the R980T stereo speakers. No need to switch inputs. Master volume and bass knobs easily adjust both the audio and bass levels. These knobs are located on the back of the active speaker, allowing for a tailored listening experience.


Brand Edifier


Item model number R980T


Item Weight 7.77 pounds


Product Dimensions 17.3 x 7.9 x 10 inches


Item Dimensions LxWxH 17.3 x 7.9 x 10 inches


Color Black


Manufacturer Edifier


ASIN B01LXDZ8WB


Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No


Date First Available October 22, 2016


Customer Reviews 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,306 ratings 4.5 out of 5 stars


Best Sellers Rank #30 in Computer Speakers


abunda_amazon_reviews These is probably the only set of 'self powered' amplified bookshelf speakers I have tried in a long time that was not flaky on the 'off' channel from the initial use. Both speakers have worked so far without dropping the passive side (the one without the built-in amplifier) yet. I hope they never become flaky that way. The sound is good and the reproduction close. Highs are fairly crisp, bass seems tight enough, and midrange seems reasonably clean. The amplification seems good enough, and they can be loud if you want. It's not a high-end set of precision monitors, but the sound is good. It has one of those ridiculously popular knobs that lets you adjust the bass separately. On almost everything else I have tried these knobs just make the bass sound muddy as you turn them up; such devices usually range from fairly clean to full mudslide. This one seems to be a real bass control, allowing you to trim or enhance bass while still keeping it reasonably clear, though it has relatively limited effect compared to those mudslide knobs. It is one of the few that I find comfortable set about to the middle (there is a convenient detent in the travel at that point). Unlike some amplified speakers I have tried, they can not be used with the amplifier off (the onboard amplifier is not bypassed with the power switch 'off'). While not surprising (particularly in this price range), this is a minor limitation. They are very touchy about ground balance. Be sure they are plugged into the same outlet as whatever is connected as their source, else you can get a lot of AC line hum. I have seen this often in amplified speakers, but these seem more touchy about it than many I have tried. Maybe the lack of an explicit ground connection? Maybe my home's older wiring? Unhappily, the lower maybe 25% of the volume knob is useless. Anything below about 25% and they simply go silent no matter the input level. This means I need to use a really low signal amplitude to get them to be not silent but just quiet. Since they pick up noise from the PC, that's not easy (reducing the volume on the PC to below 10% lets the speakers amplify as much noise as signal). Using an external volume control (inline variable resistor, basically, on each channel) allows me to drive them at 50%+ from the PC side and set the onboard volume to 30% (so they don't just cut out completely) and still get a nice volume range (quiet background music while working through loud enough to pick out details while playing games on the PC) without picking up and amplifying a lot of processing noises from the PC. Outside of the lower range, the volume control seems fairly good. Overall, I can forgive the flaws except the lower end of the volume control being useless. This restriction required me to put an inline volume control (so I could drive hard enough from the PC end to avoid audibly coupling processing noise, but still have quiet enough output that it would work for background music while working). They lose a star for this.;;Reviewed in the United States on April 18, 2017;;4.0 out of 5 stars;;Workable amplified speakers but may require external volume control for lower listening levels.;;Zac;;;I genuinely cannot understand how anyone who listens to music is giving these speakers anything beyond a single star. Here are my problems: 1) You can fiddle with the bass all you want, but that won't change the fact that the mid-range frequencies - which carry sounds like human vocals, guitar, and most piano and string instruments - are barely audible. And the frequencies that do come through are all jarbled together and impossible to distinguish. I get more clarity from an old $15 iPod dock, which is pretty pathetic. 2) The controls on the speaker are conveniently located in the back of the speaker. That means you have to physically pick up the speaker and turn it around (hard to do with multiple cables attached to it) to adjust the settings. 3) The speakers arrived with a horrific smell that filled my entire apartment in minutes. 4) The RCA cable included with my speakers makes a static sound when plugged into devices unless I twist it just right. AKA, the cable they sent me is actively defective. I'm a professional musician, and have been buying computer speakers mainly for music for 20 years. It is one of the only products that, somehow, seem to get worse over time. These speakers are a stunningly disappointing example of that phenomenon.;;Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2018;;1.0 out of 5 stars;;How is anyone bear listening to music on these things?;;AJB;;;Hi there, I am generally satisfied with these speakers. Since I am a professional musician, I was going to give it only 3 stars due to the frequency response. The lowest is 70 Hz according to specifications, and you can hear the difference with a higher-end speaker that would go down to the inaudible frequencies. Yet, I was attracted to this product because the cabinets are actually made of wood (to me, a way much better choice than any plastic or synthetic material), the size, the fact that they are a two-way system and the 24W of output. (12W per channel), and all that for only 69 bucks. Quite a deal if you don't have the $ or are not picky enough to get a higher-end desktop speaker for over 2 or 3 hundred. I noticed that in the later and bluetooth models they have added the high tone control (on top of the volume and bass) and moved the control panel to the right of the speaker, which makes it more accessible. The only thing would have appreciated at this price range is a headphone output in the front. Office work is prone to need it for privacy when the boss is around the office... or when you don't want to bother your co-workers with your sound. :-) I also own a pair of bluetooth Sony SRS-X55 desktop speakers. I have to say that the Edifiers may not attain the exact same sound quality than the Sony in all the range, however the Sony cannot respond well to full orchestra or classical guitar music full of medium frequency volume and tone. The Edifier are good all around speakers that will do the job quite well if you have good ears but can let go of some extra pickiness. They hold the tone quite well and so far I have NOT heard any distortion, even at higher volumes or full orchestra music. I especially like their line about "proudly made in China". I much rather prefer to hear that instead of getting a knock-off of a big brand name that conceals its origin. These speakers proved to me that China-made audio products are getting a lot better and can be really pleasing to the ears. Good purchase, recommended. ;);;Reviewed in the United States on February 10, 2017;;4.0 out of 5 stars;;Good kick for your dollar.;;Eduardo H. Mendelievich

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Delivery

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Top Amazon Reviews


4.0 out of 5 stars
By Zac - Reviewed in the United States on April 18, 2017
Workable amplified speakers but may require external volume control for lower listening levels.
These is probably the only set of 'self powered' amplified bookshelf speakers I have tried in a long time that was not flaky on the 'off' channel from the initial use. Both speakers have worked so far without dropping the passive side (the one without the built-in amplifier) yet. I hope they never become flaky that way. The sound is good and the reproduction close. Highs are fairly crisp, bass seems tight enough, and midrange seems reasonably clean. The amplification seems good enough, and they can be loud if you want. It's not a high-end set of precision monitors, but the sound is good. It has one of those ridiculously popular knobs that lets you adjust the bass separately. On almost everything else I have tried these knobs just make the bass sound muddy as you turn them up; such devices usually range from fairly clean to full mudslide. This one seems to be a real bass control, allowing you to trim or enhance bass while still keeping it reasonably clear, though it has relatively limited effect compared to those mudslide knobs. It is one of the few that I find comfortable set about to the middle (there is a convenient detent in the travel at that point). Unlike some amplified speakers I have tried, they can not be used with the amplifier off (the onboard amplifier is not bypassed with the power switch 'off'). While not surprising (particularly in this price range), this is a minor limitation. They are very touchy about ground balance. Be sure they are plugged into the same outlet as whatever is connected as their source, else you can get a lot of AC line hum. I have seen this often in amplified speakers, but these seem more touchy about it than many I have tried. Maybe the lack of an explicit ground connection? Maybe my home's older wiring? Unhappily, the lower maybe 25% of the volume knob is useless. Anything below about 25% and they simply go silent no matter the input level. This means I need to use a really low signal amplitude to get them to be not silent but just quiet. Since they pick up noise from the PC, that's not easy (reducing the volume on the PC to below 10% lets the speakers amplify as much noise as signal). Using an external volume control (inline variable resistor, basically, on each channel) allows me to drive them at 50%+ from the PC side and set the onboard volume to 30% (so they don't just cut out completely) and still get a nice volume range (quiet background music while working through loud enough to pick out details while playing games on the PC) without picking up and amplifying a lot of processing noises from the PC. Outside of the lower range, the volume control seems fairly good. Overall, I can forgive the flaws except the lower end of the volume control being useless. This restriction required me to put an inline volume control (so I could drive hard enough from the PC end to avoid audibly coupling processing noise, but still have quiet enough output that it would work for background music while working). They lose a star for this.

1.0 out of 5 stars
By AJB - Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2018
How is anyone bear listening to music on these things?
I genuinely cannot understand how anyone who listens to music is giving these speakers anything beyond a single star. Here are my problems: 1) You can fiddle with the bass all you want, but that won't change the fact that the mid-range frequencies - which carry sounds like human vocals, guitar, and most piano and string instruments - are barely audible. And the frequencies that do come through are all jarbled together and impossible to distinguish. I get more clarity from an old $15 iPod dock, which is pretty pathetic. 2) The controls on the speaker are conveniently located in the back of the speaker. That means you have to physically pick up the speaker and turn it around (hard to do with multiple cables attached to it) to adjust the settings. 3) The speakers arrived with a horrific smell that filled my entire apartment in minutes. 4) The RCA cable included with my speakers makes a static sound when plugged into devices unless I twist it just right. AKA, the cable they sent me is actively defective. I'm a professional musician, and have been buying computer speakers mainly for music for 20 years. It is one of the only products that, somehow, seem to get worse over time. These speakers are a stunningly disappointing example of that phenomenon.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Eduardo H. Mendelievich - Reviewed in the United States on February 10, 2017
Good kick for your dollar.
Hi there, I am generally satisfied with these speakers. Since I am a professional musician, I was going to give it only 3 stars due to the frequency response. The lowest is 70 Hz according to specifications, and you can hear the difference with a higher-end speaker that would go down to the inaudible frequencies. Yet, I was attracted to this product because the cabinets are actually made of wood (to me, a way much better choice than any plastic or synthetic material), the size, the fact that they are a two-way system and the 24W of output. (12W per channel), and all that for only 69 bucks. Quite a deal if you don't have the $ or are not picky enough to get a higher-end desktop speaker for over 2 or 3 hundred. I noticed that in the later and bluetooth models they have added the high tone control (on top of the volume and bass) and moved the control panel to the right of the speaker, which makes it more accessible. The only thing would have appreciated at this price range is a headphone output in the front. Office work is prone to need it for privacy when the boss is around the office... or when you don't want to bother your co-workers with your sound. :-) I also own a pair of bluetooth Sony SRS-X55 desktop speakers. I have to say that the Edifiers may not attain the exact same sound quality than the Sony in all the range, however the Sony cannot respond well to full orchestra or classical guitar music full of medium frequency volume and tone. The Edifier are good all around speakers that will do the job quite well if you have good ears but can let go of some extra pickiness. They hold the tone quite well and so far I have NOT heard any distortion, even at higher volumes or full orchestra music. I especially like their line about "proudly made in China". I much rather prefer to hear that instead of getting a knock-off of a big brand name that conceals its origin. These speakers proved to me that China-made audio products are getting a lot better and can be really pleasing to the ears. Good purchase, recommended. ;)

Recent Reviews


4.0 out of 5 stars
By Zac - Reviewed in the United States on April 18, 2017
Workable amplified speakers but may require external volume control for lower listening levels.
These is probably the only set of 'self powered' amplified bookshelf speakers I have tried in a long time that was not flaky on the 'off' channel from the initial use. Both speakers have worked so far without dropping the passive side (the one without the built-in amplifier) yet. I hope they never become flaky that way. The sound is good and the reproduction close. Highs are fairly crisp, bass seems tight enough, and midrange seems reasonably clean. The amplification seems good enough, and they can be loud if you want. It's not a high-end set of precision monitors, but the sound is good. It has one of those ridiculously popular knobs that lets you adjust the bass separately. On almost everything else I have tried these knobs just make the bass sound muddy as you turn them up; such devices usually range from fairly clean to full mudslide. This one seems to be a real bass control, allowing you to trim or enhance bass while still keeping it reasonably clear, though it has relatively limited effect compared to those mudslide knobs. It is one of the few that I find comfortable set about to the middle (there is a convenient detent in the travel at that point). Unlike some amplified speakers I have tried, they can not be used with the amplifier off (the onboard amplifier is not bypassed with the power switch 'off'). While not surprising (particularly in this price range), this is a minor limitation. They are very touchy about ground balance. Be sure they are plugged into the same outlet as whatever is connected as their source, else you can get a lot of AC line hum. I have seen this often in amplified speakers, but these seem more touchy about it than many I have tried. Maybe the lack of an explicit ground connection? Maybe my home's older wiring? Unhappily, the lower maybe 25% of the volume knob is useless. Anything below about 25% and they simply go silent no matter the input level. This means I need to use a really low signal amplitude to get them to be not silent but just quiet. Since they pick up noise from the PC, that's not easy (reducing the volume on the PC to below 10% lets the speakers amplify as much noise as signal). Using an external volume control (inline variable resistor, basically, on each channel) allows me to drive them at 50%+ from the PC side and set the onboard volume to 30% (so they don't just cut out completely) and still get a nice volume range (quiet background music while working through loud enough to pick out details while playing games on the PC) without picking up and amplifying a lot of processing noises from the PC. Outside of the lower range, the volume control seems fairly good. Overall, I can forgive the flaws except the lower end of the volume control being useless. This restriction required me to put an inline volume control (so I could drive hard enough from the PC end to avoid audibly coupling processing noise, but still have quiet enough output that it would work for background music while working). They lose a star for this.

1.0 out of 5 stars
By AJB - Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2018
How is anyone bear listening to music on these things?
I genuinely cannot understand how anyone who listens to music is giving these speakers anything beyond a single star. Here are my problems: 1) You can fiddle with the bass all you want, but that won't change the fact that the mid-range frequencies - which carry sounds like human vocals, guitar, and most piano and string instruments - are barely audible. And the frequencies that do come through are all jarbled together and impossible to distinguish. I get more clarity from an old $15 iPod dock, which is pretty pathetic. 2) The controls on the speaker are conveniently located in the back of the speaker. That means you have to physically pick up the speaker and turn it around (hard to do with multiple cables attached to it) to adjust the settings. 3) The speakers arrived with a horrific smell that filled my entire apartment in minutes. 4) The RCA cable included with my speakers makes a static sound when plugged into devices unless I twist it just right. AKA, the cable they sent me is actively defective. I'm a professional musician, and have been buying computer speakers mainly for music for 20 years. It is one of the only products that, somehow, seem to get worse over time. These speakers are a stunningly disappointing example of that phenomenon.

4.0 out of 5 stars
By Eduardo H. Mendelievich - Reviewed in the United States on February 10, 2017
Good kick for your dollar.
Hi there, I am generally satisfied with these speakers. Since I am a professional musician, I was going to give it only 3 stars due to the frequency response. The lowest is 70 Hz according to specifications, and you can hear the difference with a higher-end speaker that would go down to the inaudible frequencies. Yet, I was attracted to this product because the cabinets are actually made of wood (to me, a way much better choice than any plastic or synthetic material), the size, the fact that they are a two-way system and the 24W of output. (12W per channel), and all that for only 69 bucks. Quite a deal if you don't have the $ or are not picky enough to get a higher-end desktop speaker for over 2 or 3 hundred. I noticed that in the later and bluetooth models they have added the high tone control (on top of the volume and bass) and moved the control panel to the right of the speaker, which makes it more accessible. The only thing would have appreciated at this price range is a headphone output in the front. Office work is prone to need it for privacy when the boss is around the office... or when you don't want to bother your co-workers with your sound. :-) I also own a pair of bluetooth Sony SRS-X55 desktop speakers. I have to say that the Edifiers may not attain the exact same sound quality than the Sony in all the range, however the Sony cannot respond well to full orchestra or classical guitar music full of medium frequency volume and tone. The Edifier are good all around speakers that will do the job quite well if you have good ears but can let go of some extra pickiness. They hold the tone quite well and so far I have NOT heard any distortion, even at higher volumes or full orchestra music. I especially like their line about "proudly made in China". I much rather prefer to hear that instead of getting a knock-off of a big brand name that conceals its origin. These speakers proved to me that China-made audio products are getting a lot better and can be really pleasing to the ears. Good purchase, recommended. ;)