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R700 Floorstanding Speaker

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The KEF R700 exudes sophistication, not only in its contemporary design and use of high quality real wood and piano high gloss finishes, but in its class-leading sonic reproduction. The three-way design makes music or movie sound tracks controlled, detailed and dynamic, whilst twin 6.5-inch aluminium bass drivers deliver a fast, controlled and authoritative low end.
£2,000
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Features

PURE

Amazingly fast and clean mid-range response. Startlingly pure high frequencies. All operating as a single perfectly integrated voice to deliver sweet, accurate sounds of unprecedented clarity.

KEF Uni-Q driver array is nothing short of a masterpiece. Unlike conventional speakers, the mid-range cones are rigid magnesium/aluminum constructions that reduce breakup problems. The new mid-range Z-flex surround smoothes the tweeter transition to the front baffle, which results in undistorted high frequencies.

Large voice coils increase power handling and dynamics, reducing distortion and delivering exceptional vocal clarity.

Venting the tweeters reduces pressure behind the dome, increasing midrange bandwidth and lowering distortion. Upper registers are articulated with flawless precision. KEF’s tangerine waveguide helps disperse higher frequencies evenly across a wider angle to flood the room with a sophisticated, refreshingly natural sound field.


PURE

POWER

Dynamic, uncompressed and undistorted bass of heart pounding clarity envelops you, striking deep emotional chords. Your soul will awaken. And the earth will move.

BASS DRIVER

Massive, vented magnet assemblies and large aluminum voice coils drive the lightweight yet stiff, strong hybrid cones. Bass output is faster, cleaner and more accurate. Satin anodised elements contribute to the unit’s elegance, while the diameter of the trim ring accentuates a visual sophistication that belies the speaker’s awesome power.

POWER

PRECISION

Designed from the ground up, the R series is a towering leap forward that creates a new dimension in sonic authenticity.

The geometry and bracing of the enclosure optimises vibrational behavior, reducing secondary radiation from cabinet walls for a cleaner sound. Damping panels further minimize cabinet resonance and colouration.

Front baffles are clean with no visible screws. Grilles are fixed magnetically. Available in real Walnut and Rosewood veneers, or highly polished Piano Black, the R Series complements the home as much as it respects the music.


PRECISION

SIMPLICITY

A little finesse goes a long way to delivering a big impact. Every aspect of the R Series has been considered in the creation of a superb audio experience.

Adjustable die cast aluminum feet support steel spikes, with integrated locking knobs for easy height adjustment. Nickel plated bi-wire connectors with terminal linking control allow all standard connection methods and provide easy, reliable connection.

The geometry of the reflex ports has been tuned to minimize turbulence at high levels, reducing port noise and low frequency compression.


SIMPLICITY

ACCESSIBLE

The R Series presents the high-end technologies of KEF Blade in a timeless, elegant format. Serious audiophiles can now enjoy phenomenally accurate reproduction that neither adds nor subtracts from the original recording. Indulge in a near THE REFERENCE experience at a price that will also be music to your ears.

Refined, spacious and exquisitely detailed, you won't just hear music the way it was intended it to be. you'll live it, feel it and love it.

ACCESSIBLE

Specifications

Additional Information

Design Three-way bass reflex
Drive Units Uni-Q driver array:
HF: 25mm (1in.) vented aluminium dome
MF: 125mm (5in.) aluminium

Bass units:
LF: 2 x 165mm (6.5in.) aluminium
Frequency Range 37Hz - 45kHz (-6dB)
Frequency Response 42Hz - 28kHz (±3dB)
Crossover Frequencies 500Hz, 2.9kHz
Maximum Output 113dB
Amplifier requirements 25 - 200 W
Sensitivity 89dB (2.83V/1m)
Harmonic distortion <0.4% 100Hz-20kHz
Nominal Impedance 8 Ohms (min.3.2 Ohms)
Dimensions 1070 x 210 x 345 mm (42.1 x 8.3 x 13.6 in.) with grille and terminal
1121 x 329 x 368 mm (44.1 x 13.0 x 14.5 in.) with grille, terminal & plinth
Weight 25.9kg (57lbs)
Unit measurement Pair
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R Series Manual
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Awards and Reviews


Hi-Fi News Highly Commended
“It succeeds in conveying music rather than mere sound.”
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Year: 2017
Magazine / Issuing Body: Hi-Fi News
Country: United Kingdom
Product: R700


Hi-Fi News Highly Commended
"The KEF R700S image spectacularly well with voices and other acoustics sources..."

Year: 2012
Magazine / Issuing Body: SVI
Country: United Kingdom
Product: R700



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