REFERENCE 5 Floorstanding Speaker

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  • Regular price HK$148,000 per pair

Colour
Silver Satin Walnut
Copper Black Aluminium
Blue Ice White
Piano Black High Gloss
Satin American Walnut
Luxury Gloss Rosewood

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      Flagship three-way floorstander

      If you're serious about experiencing the ultimate in sound reproduction, the magnificently authoritative Reference 5 exemplifies the passion for innovation that underpins The Reference design philosophy.

      *This product may take 12-14 weeks for delivery.

      Hand-built in Maidstone, UK.


      SOUND

      REFERENCE 5

      This three-way floorstander aligns four powerful 165mm (6.5 inch) bass drivers with KEF's latest 125mm (5 inch) Uni-Q array and the new vented 25mm (1 inch) aluminium dome tweeter. Lows are reproduced with consummate agility and control, integrating with the midrange to create spine-tingling accuracy and depth.

      SPECIFICATIONS

      The Details

      Specifications

      Cabinet Finish

      Silver satin walnut, Copper black aluminium, Blue ice white, Deep piano black, Satin American walnut, Luxury gloss rosewood


      WEIGHT

      60.2kg (132.7lbs)
       
       

      DIMENSION (H X W X D)

      H x W x D with grille and terminal :
      1350 x 205 x 470 mm (53.1 x 8.0 x 18.5 in. )
       
      H x W x D with grille, terminal & plinth :
      1397 x 349 x 470 mm (55 x 13.7 x 18.5 in.)
       
       

      DESIGN

      Three-way bass reflex

       

      Unit measurement

      Pair
       
       

      Frequency Range

      Typical in room bass response: 25Hz (-6dB)
      Free Field - Short port: 35Hz - 45kHz (-6dB)
      Free Field - Long port: 32Hz - 45kHz (-6dB)

      Frequency Response

      40Hz - 35kHz (±3dB)
       
       

      Crossover Frequencies

      350Hz, 2.8kHz

       

      Maximum Output

      116 dB (peak sound pressure level at 1m with pink noise)
       
       

      Amplifier class

      50-400W
       
       

      Sensitivity

      90dB (2.83V/1m)

       

      Harmonic distortion

      2nd & 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m)
      <0.5% 40Hz – 100kHz
      <0.2% 200Hz – 10kHz
       
       

      Impedance

      8 Ohms (min.3.2 Ohms)
       

      DRIVE UNITS

      Uni-Q driver array:
      HF: 25mm (1in.) vented aluminium dome
      MF: 125mm (5in.) aluminium
      Bass units: LF: 4 x165mm (6.5in.) aluminium
       
       

      CROSSOVER FREQUENCIES

      350Hz, 2.8kHz
       

       

      downloads

      THE REFERENCE Brochure
      THE REFERENCE Manual
      THE REFERENCE 8b Manual
      THE REFERENCE White Paper
      THE REFERENCE Information Sheet

      KEF reserves the right, in line with continuing research and development, to amend or change specifications. E&OE. * Measurement per unit

      Awards & Reviews

      STEREOPHILE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR EDITOR’S CHOICE AWARD

      Stereophile Magazine — 2017

       Review – STEREOPHILE MAGAZINE

      "The immaculately finished KEF’s gave me all I need for musical and sonic satisfaction."  — 2017

      Home Cinema Choice Reference Status, High End Hero

      "This system is British surround high-fidelity at the utter state-of-the-art. And it’s easily worthy of its Reference name." - 2016

      Full Review

      Grand Prix Award

      HiVi Magazine  — 2015

      Stereo Sound Grand Prix 2014

      Stereo Sound Magazine - 2014

      Audio Excellence Silver Award 2015

      Audio Accessory Magazine - 2015

      The Best of the speaker in 2014

      Stereo Magazine - 2014

      Hi-Fi News & Record Review - Outstanding Product

      "They create a soundstage effortlessly disengaged from the boxes that are producing it... On vocal tracks especially, the REFERENCE 5s seemed to get out of the way completely and let the singer's performance become as intimate and heartrending as you could wish… This is clearly an outstanding product." - 2014

      EUROPEAN HIGH-END AUDIO 2014-2015

      "…its above‐average sensitivity, excellent bass extension and handsome appearance earns the Reference 5 EISA's High‐End Audio accolade."  - 2014

      5 STAR REVIEW - HI-FI WORLD

      "Admirably accurate and netural, these KEFs will suit those who like to hear their music as it should be." - 2017

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