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Beijing Edifier Technology Company, Ltd.
Native name
Běijīng mànbùzhě kējì yǒuxiàn gōngsī
TypePublic ltd.
SZSE: 002351
IndustryConsumer electronics
Founded1996; 27 years ago (1996)
HeadquartersBeijing, China
Audio equipment
Number of employees

Edifier, officially Beijing Edifier Technology Company, Ltd., is a Chinese audio equipment manufacturer that primarily produces speakers, music systems, and headphones for personal and home entertainment.


Established in May 1996 in Beijing, China.[1]

There are 3,000 employees worldwide.[citation needed]

In December 2011, Edifier announced the acquisition of 100% equity in the Japanese high-end-audio equipment maker STAX.[2][3]


  • August 1996 - Established first North American office in Canada.
  • April 1998 - Established second production center in Beijing, China.
  • 1999 - Became the first to manufacture 2.1 and 4.1 speakers with wooden enclosures in China. The satellite + subwoofer design made Edifier a household brand across Mainland China for their computer speakers.
  • 2007 - Headquarters relocates to Shenzhen with continued operations in Beijing.
  • February 5, 2010 - Edifier launched its initial public offering, becoming the first public listed audio speaker company in China.[citation needed]
  • March, 2011 - Had acquired 100% equity of STAX, a Japanese electrostatic headphone company.
  • January 2020 - Launched gaming headphones brand at CES 2020.[4]

Brands and subsidiaries[edit]

  • Edifier
  • STAX - Japanese high-end electrostatic earspeaker
  • Airpulse - High-end hi-fi speaker brand
  • HECATE - Gaming headphone brand
  • Huazai(花再) - Brand for young consumers
  • Xemal - Low-end wireless earbud brand
  • Volona - Wireless earbud brand for female consumers

See also[edit]


  1. ^ edifier.com
  2. ^ Inner Fidelity: Chinese Speaker Maker Edifier Purchases Famous Electrostatic Headphone Maker Stax
  3. ^ www.edifier.com: Memorandum (3 February 2012)
  4. ^ "CES 2020: Edifier launch new wireless and gaming headphones". KitGuru. Retrieved 2020-05-20.