KEF Carltons from 1968?

The mad collector in me is struggling to resist, as I have the chance to purchase a pair of Kef Carltons second hand. It would be interesting to read what experience members here have had with these speakers.  What attracts me to them are two things :- Firstly they are a big sealed box design […]

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KEF: R500 Loudspeakers – review by Doug Schneider

KEF’s R loudspeakers comprise an affordably priced line of nine models: three floorstanders (R500, R700, R900), two stand-mounts (R100, R300), two center-channels (R200c, R600c), one surround (R800ds), and one subwoofer (R400b). The R series followed the release of the Blade, launched in 2011 for $29,999 USD per pair. The Blade is a unique loudspeaker that […]

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KEF: EGG Wireless Digital Music System.

KEF EGG is Bluetooth enabled, with 4.0 aptX compatibility for those with suitable devices. KEF’s Uni-Q driver array is featured here in its latest form. The KEF EGG is a complete ‘plug-and-play’ package, with built-in amplification and DAC. The system is also supports 24bit/96kHz USB input. The speakers includes the ‘tangerine’ waveguide helping the sound […]

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KEF LS50 test review

The drive unit complement is the latest evolution of KEF’s trademark Uni-Q array. The Uni-Q may look like a single unit, but it’s really a 25mm aluminium dome tweeter in the centre of a 13cm magnesium/aluminium–coned mid/bass. The idea is to improve the way the speaker disperses sound and help integration. MORE  

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KEF: Their headphones perfect a portable blend of sound and style

They say: Created for lovers of both music and design, three additions to the M Series draw on KEF’s audio heritage to bring first-rate sound to mobile consumers M Series Headphones, all boasting state-of-the-art acoustic technologies with lightweight and stylishly engineered designs. The new headphones include the M400 portable on-ear headphones, with a plethora of […]

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LOUDSPEAKER MEASUREMENTS: Axiom, B&W, Dahlquist, Focal, JBL, Magico, Morel, PSB and many more

Written in 2009 They write ….. With the cooperation of Canada’s National Research Council (NRC), in the year 2000 the SoundStage! Network began measuring and publishing objective measurements of loudspeaker products — a first for online publications. The NRC’s legacy of producing accurate loudspeaker measurements goes back decades. Literally thousands of speakers have been measured […]

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KEF: Jack Oclee-Brown on Making Affordable Speakers

Back in the early summer of 2017, Jack Oclee-Brown, KEF’s Head of Acoustics, visited John Atkinson to set up the KEF Reference 5 loudspeakers in his listening room. JA’s review of the Ref 5 was published in October 2017, and during Jack’s visit JA talked to him about the design of that speaker. But they […]

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KEF: Their Concerto speakers

Hi I have a pair of Kef loudspeakers, the baffle and drive unit assemblies look exactly like the Concerto’s but the cabinet dimensions are bigger 75x47x37 cm’s hwd, they are also finished in cream leather with white grills and a crome surround. The b139’s bass units have quite a wide alloy surround which i notice […]

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