KEF Reference Series: the standard by which others are judged, and to which they aspire.

Featuring many of KEF’s latest innovations in premium hi-fi and home theatre loudspeaker technology, the all-new R Series makes genuine audiophile standards of entertainment more affordable than ever before. Stunningly fluent new Uni-Q driver arrays combine with potent new bass drivers and many ingenious refinements to create a rich, spacious sound image of such accuracy that it approaches the benchmark standards of KEF’s legendary Reference Series.

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KEF Reference 1 Bookshelf Speakers

$9,750.00$11,550.00

KEF Reference 1 Bookshelf Speakers. The KEF Reference 1 may be used as the perfectly voiced rear channel speaker when mounted on shelves or stands. It embodies all the work KEF had done on the KEF Blade and KEF LS50, and then some. The KEF Reference 1’s can stand up on its own, and is an outstanding performer as your main speakers. For those with smaller rooms, it may just be ideal.

Dimensions HxWxD: 17.3 x 8.1 x 16.9”.
Available: Piano Black, American Walnut, Gloss Rosewood. $9,750/pair.
Weight: 40.1 lbs.
KEF Reference 1 Speaker Stands in Satin Black. Price: $1800/pair.

KEF Reference 3 Floor Standing Tower Speakers

$17,000.00$18,000.00

KEF Reference 3 Floor Standing Tower Speakers. The KEF Reference 3 speaker draws from the same technologies that created the Magnificent KEF Blade speaker. Aligning two 165mm (6.5 inch) bass drivers that are positioned perfectly above and below KEF’s latest 125mm (5 inch) MF/HF Uni-Q driver array in a D’Appolito configuration. The sound appears to emanate from a single, flawlessly coherent source, instead of diffused sound centers appearing from where the woofer, midrange and tweeter are mounted separately, KEF Reference 3 reproduces sound as an exact analogue of how a microphone picked up sound. That is all the sound comes from a single point source. Lifelike and Airy, yet airy and delicate. Music comes alive.

Available: American Walnut, Gloss Black, Gloss White. $17,000/pair.
Blue Ice white or Copper Black Aluminium. $18,000/pair.
Dimensions HxWxD: 47.3 x 8(13.7w/plinth) x 18.5”.
Weight: 113.1 lbs.

KEF Reference 5 Floor Standing Tower Speakers

$22,000.00$24,000.00

KEF Reference 5 Floor Standing Tower Speakers. The KEF Reference 5 speaker aligns four powerful, extremely linear 165mm (6.5 inch) bass drivers – two above and two below so that the combined acoustic center occupies exactly the same point in space as that of the Uni-Q HF/MF array. The sound appears to emanate from a single, flawlessly coherent source, instead of diffused sound centers appearing from where the woofer, midrange and tweeter are mounted separately, KEF Reference 5 reproduces sound as an exact analogue of how a microphone picked up sound. That is all the sound comes from a single point source. Brilliant! The resulting sonic imagery a pair of KEF Reference 5 speakers is magnificently open and airy, yet any given instrument plays from a stable and firm spot. The apparent depth and sound-staging is so good that is at once lifelike and exhilarating. Music emotes feelings, and that, is what high fidelity all about.

Available: American Walnut, Gloss Black, Gloss White. $22,000/pair. Blue Ice white or Copper Black Aluminium. $24,000/pair.
Dimensions HxWxD: 55 x 8(13.7w/plinth) x 18.5”.
Weight: 133 lbs.

KEF Reference 2c Center Channel Speaker

$6,500.00

KEF Reference 2c Center Channel Speaker. With the same 125mm (5-in.) Uni-Q point source driver array flanked by two powerful 165mm (6.5-in.) bass drivers, in a closed-box design. Reference 2c reveals all the subtleties embedded in movie soundtracks and music recordings with the same astonishing realism and clarity as the larger Reference 4c. The dynamics, spatial precision and dispersion characteristics are just as outstanding, with the innovative configuration of advanced drivers flawlessly integrating LF, MF and HF response to reproduce every detail of the recorded signal with total fidelity.

Available: Piano Black, American Walnut, Gloss Rosewood. $6,500 each.
Dimensions HxWxD: 8.1 in x 24.8 in x12.8”.
Weight: 70.5 lbs

KEF Reference 4c Center Channel Speaker

$9,000.00

KEF Reference 4c Center Channel Speaker. The KEF Reference 4C is the perfect addition to the KEF Reference 3 or KEF Reference 5 as a center channel speaker. It is voice matched to other larger KEF Reference speakers. Since the center channel speaker is the most important in a Surround Setup, KEF has gone all out to design the best possible center channel speaker.

Dimensions HxWxD: 8.1 x 42.9 x 18.5”.
Weight: 99.6 lbs.
Available: Piano Black, American Walnut, Gloss Rosewood. $9,000 each.

KEF Reference 8b Subwoofer

$8,000.00

KEF Reference 8b Subwoofer. To experience the full impact of dramatic on-screen effects, bass definition and control are as important as extension. For power with accuracy, the Reference sub boasts two 500W Class D amps, each driving a 228mm (9 inch) long-throw, ultra-low distortion driver, connected back-to-back in the heavily braced, acoustically inert cabinet. Only a truly great subwoofer could do justice to Reference standards of home theater, and it does.

Available: Piano Black Only. $8,000 each.
Dimensions HxWxD: 15.7 x 14.4 x 16.8”.
Weight: 77.2 lbs.