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KEF Reference 5 Floorstanding Speakers


Flagship three-way floorstander

REFERENCE 5 reveals subtleties you'd never noticed while gripping your emotions with the full power of the performance.

With four bass drivers and the latest Uni-Q mid and tweeter the REFERENCE 5 exemplifies KEF's passion for innovation. Whether it's music or film it reveals the irresistible emotional power of the performance every time.

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.

Sold as a pair

Design: Three-way Bass Reflex
HF: 25mm vented aluminium dome
MF: 125mm (5") aluminium
Bass units: LF: 4 x165mm (6.5in.) aluminium
Frequency range: 32Hz - 45kHz
Frequency response: (±3dB) 40Hz – 35kHz
Crossover frequency: 350Hz, 2.8kHz
Amplifier requirements: 50-400W
Sensitivity: (2.83V/ 1m) 90dB
THD: <0.5% 40Hz–100kHz
Max output (SPL): 116 dB
Impedance: 8Ω (min. 3.2Ω)
Dimension (HWD): 1397 x 349 x 470mm
Weight: 60.2kg (132.7 lbs.)

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

- Read Home Cinema Choices's High End Hero 2016 review here.


"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"

- Read HiFi News's Outstanding Product 2014 review here. 


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

- Hi-Fi World's 2017 5 star review is part of the physical magazine.


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