!! KEF WIN WHAT HIFI PRODUCT OF THE YEAR FOR THE £799 LS50 !!
OBVIOUSLY HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF
Kef are celebrating 50 years of manufacturing fine loudspeakers this year. From the early innovations of founder/designer Raymond Cooke the design firsts just keep on coming. Pure research at the highest level gives the expertise to improve the entire range.
The latest high end revolutions of Muon and Blade develop technology are clearly visible in latest affordable series of T, Q, R, and Reference.
Our favourites are the LS50, brilliant little package, The R3, an extra £500 gives a bigger sound and deeper bass, and the R5/7 floorstanders, which are absolute bargains.
Nothing comes close in floorstanding speakers at £ 1999-2600
What are all the letters for?
E series for surround systems with 5 small speakers and a subwoofer. Used for tv/movie systems can also be used for stereo music. £899 for a complete 5.1 package.
T series for super-slim surround with 5 speakers and a subwoofer. Also primarily for tv/movies but with enhanced music capability. These are the face of hiigh technology making conventional speakers super-slim and yet actually imporoving the perfromance at the same time. Highly recommended Prices from £ 1200 to £ 1700 for complete 5.1 packages
Q series is a more conventional box loudspeaker design made for faithful full range sound. Also excels in surround with added matching centre, rears, and subwoofer. There is even a special deal when buying as a package. The Q range includes the multi-award winning Q350. Priced in pairs before extra speakers from £ 450 to £ 1350/pair
R series is the getting serious speaker range, but with incredible value for money as the exact technology developed for the mighty Blade at £ 20k trickles down to speakers at £ 1299 to £ 3999
Reference Series, famous for sound quality without compromise, these speakers can run stereo and cinema systems of the highest performance with pairs from £ 3999 to £ 10500 and special finishes above that!
Blade is the stunning Kef award winning design concept become reality. Click on the link below, check out the elegant shape showing form following function and click on a few colours to show what £20,000 can do!
Blade now has a baby brother, Blade2, £ 15,000 per pair
Muon is the expression of performance without design limits, wonder at the shape, the ground-breaking performance, and the mouth watering price. This is a limited edition project with only 100 pairs available
Email me for the price. It's into 6 figures!
Here are the models:
New E series home cinema system launched, E 305 5.1 inc subwoofer for £ 899
Successor to the super successful Kef 'eggs' the new E series sound even better and cost slightly less
T series, the beautiful new baby
Cynical hifi professionals (such as me) had to experience these to believe them. A new magnet development has given these super slim surround speakers a brilliant sound from a case slimmer than the slimmest flatscreen.
Full 5.1 systems range from £ 1200 to £ 1700, our favourite is the middle one, T205, a bargain for £ 1500
T105 5.1 £ 1200, T205 £ 1500, T305 £1700
The biggest sellers in the range, these give fantastic sound and outstanding value. When you want your loudspeakers to look and sound like loudspeakers should, then check these out. Always on demonstration at Lyric.
Now available, new R series
R Series is the most exciting development in performance speakers for years.
Technology developed for the mighty Blades has trickled down to give a range which devastates virtually any speaker in the price range
It's that good!
The range starts with the £ 1299 R3, compact, a wide open spacious sound from a compact box, outperforming many floorstanders.
The new R5s at £ 1999 are a star, how do they achieve deep controlled bass from such a slim cabinet? Always on demonstration
R7s at £2599 are even better again
Available in gloss white, gloss black, and walnut
The range is completed by a matching centre speakers, atmos speakers, and a subwoofer
The Reference Series
The latest Reference features one bookshelf, two floorstanders and matching centre/rears.
The engineering excellence of Kef Reference has been around for over 20 years, this latest version is ground-breaking
Blade technology is applied, giving a range with much better clarity and dynamics in compact boxes.
Reference One bookshelf speakers are £ 4499 per pair,
The Three and Fives are tall slim floorstanders at £ 7500 and £ 10,500 per pair
The Threes use a double bass unit system to give a big spread of sound with superb dynamics.
The Fives have 2 extra bass units to go deeper and fill rooms better, SUPERB