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KEF Reference 1

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Brand, Model and Release Date

Information about the brand, model release date.

Manufacturer KEF
Model Reference 1
Release Date 2014
HifiSpecs Rating -
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Technical Specs

Technical characteristics of the speakers.

Amplification Type Passive
Crossover Type 3-Way
Enclosure type Bass Reflex
Frequency Range (+/-3 dB)[Hz] 45 - 28000
Frequency Range (-6dB)[Hz] 40 - 35000
Maximum SPL [dB] 111
Sensitivity (2,83 V/1 m)[dB] 85
Nominal Impedance (Ohms) 8
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) 0.4%
Recommended Amplifier Power [W] 50 - 300
Crossover Frequency [Hz] 450
Bass Reflex Tuning Frequency [Hz] 38
Driver Units

Tweeter:  1″ Aluminum
Midrange:  5″ Aluminum
Woofer:  6.5″ Aluminum

Connectivity Wired
Inputs Single Wire
Outputs None
Magnetic Shielding No

Placements and Distances

Where and how to put them.

Form Factor Stand
Distance from Wall [cm] 20

Dimensions and Weight

Speaker dimensions and weight without stands.

Length ~14.1 in
~358.14 mm
~35.81 cm
Width ~8.3 in
~210.82 mm
~21.08 cm
Height ~17.4 in
~441.96 mm
~44.2 cm
Weight ~40.1 lb
~18189.05 g
~18.19 kg
Shipping Weight ~45 lb
~20411.66 g
~20.41 kg

Colors and Accessories

List of available colors and optional accessories.

  • Gloss White
  • High Gloss Piano Black
  • Rosewood
  • Walnut
  • Manual
  • Rubber Bumpers
Detachable Grilles Yes

Price and Warranty

Satisfaction is (not) guaranteed.

Warranty 5 Years
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