HiFi Speakers

REFERENCE 5 Floorstanding Speaker

  • Limited offer
  • Regular price £15,000 / pair
Tax included.
Colour
Silver Satin Walnut
Copper Black Aluminium
Blue Ice White

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.
Select a property
Hand-built in Maidstone, UK.

*This product may take 12-14 weeks for delivery.
EXPLORE THE REFERENCE SERIES

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.
The Details

SPECIFICATIONS

accordion open
Cabinet Finish
Silver Satin Walnut, Copper Black Aluminium, Blue Ice White
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
KEF reserves the right, in line with continuing research and development, to amend or change specifications. E&OE

AWARDS & REVIEWS

accordion open
Select a property

STEREOPHILE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR EDITOR’S CHOICE AWARD

Stereophile Magazine — 2017

Select a property

REVIEW – STEREOPHILE MAGAZINE

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

Select a property

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
Select a property

GRAND PRIX AWARD

HiVi Magazine — 2015

Select a property

STEREO SOUND GRAND PRIX 2014

Stereo Sound Magazine - 2014

Select a property

AUDIO EXCELLENCE SILVER AWARD 2015

Audio Accessory Magazine - 2015

Select a property

THE BEST OF THE SPEAKER IN 2014

Stereo Magazine - 2014

Select a property

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

Select a property

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

Select a property

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


BASKET (0 Products)
American Express Apple Pay Diners Club Discover Google Pay Maestro Mastercard PayPal Shop Pay Visa