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Keith do you know the specs of the treble trim? Where it starts to cut/how quickly it rolls off?

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Tim Hi, I don't , there is 2bB of cut/boost but frequency isn't stipulated, I will ask.
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KEF are owned by a Far Eastern holding company, Harman too I believe?
Just bluetoothing Paul Wellers new album courtesy of Tidal, comparison against the passive LS50's coming up.
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KEF are owned by a Far Eastern holding company, Harman too I believe?
Just bluetoothing Paul Wellers new album courtesy of Tidal, comparison against the passive LS50's coming up.
Keith
Measured comparison ?
 

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A just comparing them now, I can say without fear of contradiction the wireless version requires less ancillary equipment!
The actives are ridiculous;y good, so much sound from such a small package.
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I measured the KEF LS50 actives compared to passive versions, at three distances from the rear wall, this 150cm away almost 'free space'.
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KEF's head of acoustics speaks with Stereophile's John Atkinson


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Yeh was watching it last night. Will promote it to home page as it has really good technical information in general.
 

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Heard the LS50 wireless recently. They may measure superbly well, etc. but to me they sounded* small, strained and a bit boxy - not miraculous, which was what I was expecting given all the fuss. I suppose they have protection that limits the bass at higher volumes, and (without extra cardioid stuff) the baffle size itself is always going to give the speaker's size away..?

*sighted test of course
 

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No they haven’t managed to rescind the laws of physics but for the price and size they are I believe excellent value.
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I would say that depends on the application. When I see tiny speakers on top of tall stands in a large room, I do wonder if the purchasers might not have been better off buying something for the same price that is a bit larger!

 

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