Are KEF Reference speakers good?

Are KEF Reference speakers good?

These speakers are sensationally good. Reference class from A to Z. Infinitely transparent soundstage with massive dynamics, enormously potent bass and extreme resolution. The price has taken a big hike since 2015.

Where are KEF Reference speakers made?

Maidstone, UK
Designed, engineered, handcrafted in Maidstone, UK Since 1961, we have been creating remarkable award-winning loudspeakers at our UK home in Maidstone, Kent. As our high-end speakers, The Reference is still designed, engineered, and hand-built in Maidstone today.

What does KEF speakers stand for?

Kent Engineering and Foundry
Raymond Cooke founded KEF in 1961. He was a BBC trained engineer that went on to work for Gilbert Briggs at Wharfedale for five years, before branching out on his own. The company’s name stands for Kent Engineering and Foundry and it has been based in Tovil, Maidstone from the very beginning.

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What are reference speakers?

In most enthusiasts’ homes, however, a “reference” loudspeaker is simply the speaker they purchase and are happiest with for an extended period – and that may include some old and flawed speakers.

Is KEF British?

The KEF Story Since 1961, from our UK home, we have created remarkable – award-winning – speakers. KEF exists to fill rooms with music as it was made to be heard, to move souls with truly authentic soundscapes.

Are KEF speakers worth?

They’re stellar all-rounders, aren’t too demanding when it comes to positioning, and are constructed to KEF’s exacting standards. If you have a healthy bank balance, they’re worth every penny.

How many dB is reference level?

Reference levels are 105 db’s peak in any given channel full range. LFE is 115 db’s peak. 85 db’s is the average so if you are listening to 75 db’s average then you are 10db’s lower than reference(THX and DD reference levels).