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The KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers redefine audio excellence with their meticulously engineered design and unparalleled sound reproduction. Featuring the latest Uni-Q driver array with MAT technology, these speakers deliver a rich, immersive listening experience that transcends their compact size. From the innovative design to the handcrafted excellence, the KEF Reference 1 Meta speakers are the epitome of premium audio quality.
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RECOMMENDED AMPLIFIER POWER
50 - 200W
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
45Hz – 35kHz
SENSITIVITY
85dB
NOMINAL IMPEDANCE
4 Ω (min. 3.2 Ω)
DIMENSIONS
440 x 205 x 422 mm(17.3 x 8.1 x 16.6 in.)
RECOMMENDED AMPLIFIER POWER
50 - 200W
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
45Hz – 35kHz
SENSITIVITY
85dB
NOMINAL IMPEDANCE
4 Ω (min. 3.2 Ω)
DIMENSIONS
440 x 205 x 422 mm(17.3 x 8.1 x 16.6 in.)

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Experience audio perfection with the KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers, boasting advanced Uni-Q driver technology and meticulous engineering for a truly immersive soundstage. These speakers exemplify premium craftsmanship and deliver rich, detailed audio that surpasses expectations.

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KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers - High-Performance HiFi Audio

The KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers, the pinnacle of acoustic excellence in the world of standmount loudspeakers. Featuring KEF's groundbreaking 12th generation Uni-Q® driver array with MAT™ technology, these speakers deliver an expansive, high-fidelity soundstage that defies their compact size.

Make sure to check out the KEF S-RF1 Floor Stands designed to partner with the Reference 1 Meta speakers.

KEF Reference 1 Meta Key Features:

  • Unrivaled Performance: Enjoy unparalleled sound quality and precision, thanks to the advanced engineering of KEF's Reference series. Each speaker is meticulously crafted and matched within 0.5dB to ensure exceptional audio accuracy.

  • Continuous Innovation: With a legacy dating back to 1973, KEF Reference speakers have continuously pushed the boundaries of acoustic technology. Each iteration builds upon decades of expertise, setting new standards in sound reproduction.

  • Handcrafted Excellence: Designed, engineered, and handcrafted in the UK since 1961, these speakers epitomize the artistry and craftsmanship of British audio engineering. Experience the superior quality of Maidstone-made HiFi speakers that have earned global acclaim.

KEF Reference 1 Meta Specifications:

  • Design: Three-way bass reflex
  • Drive Units:
    • Uni-Q driver array:
      • HF: 25 mm (1 in.) aluminum dome with MAT
      • MF: 125 mm (5 in.) aluminum cone
    • Bass units:
      • LF: 165 mm (6.5 in.) aluminum cone
  • Frequency Range (Free Field -6dB):
    • Short port: 40Hz - 45kHz
    • Long port: 37Hz - 45kHz
  • Frequency Response (±3dB): 45Hz – 35kHz
  • Crossover Frequency: 450 Hz, 2.1 kHz
  • Amplifier Requirements: 50 - 200W
  • Sensitivity (2.83V/1m): 85dB
  • Harmonic Distortion:
    • 2nd & 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m):
      • <0.5% 40Hz – 100kHz
      • <0.2% 200Hz – 2kHz
      • <0.1% 2kHz - 20kHz
  • Maximum Output (Peak SPL at 1m with Pink Noise): 111dB
  • Impedance: 4 Ω (min. 3.2 Ω)
  • Weight: 18.2 kg (40.1 lbs.)
  • Dimensions (H x W x D)(with grille and terminal): 440 x 205 x 422 mm(17.3 x 8.1 x 16.6 in.)

Elevate your listening experience with the KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers. Order now for unparalleled sound quality and British craftsmanship.

Downloads
KEF The Reference Information Sheet
KEF The Reference User Manual
KEF The Reference White Paper
KEF The Reference Brochure

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Product Description

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The KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers redefine audio excellence with their meticulously engineered design and unparalleled sound reproduction. Featuring the latest Uni-Q driver array with MAT technology, these speakers deliver a rich, immersive listening experience that transcends their compact size. From the innovative design to the handcrafted excellence, the KEF Reference 1 Meta speakers are the epitome of premium audio quality.
Get the Details
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Features & Specs Line Circle

RECOMMENDED AMPLIFIER POWER
50 - 200W
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
45Hz – 35kHz
SENSITIVITY
85dB
NOMINAL IMPEDANCE
4 Ω (min. 3.2 Ω)
DIMENSIONS
440 x 205 x 422 mm(17.3 x 8.1 x 16.6 in.)
RECOMMENDED AMPLIFIER POWER
50 - 200W
FREQUENCY RESPONSE
45Hz – 35kHz
SENSITIVITY
85dB
NOMINAL IMPEDANCE
4 Ω (min. 3.2 Ω)
DIMENSIONS
440 x 205 x 422 mm(17.3 x 8.1 x 16.6 in.)
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Expert Insight

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Experience audio perfection with the KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers, boasting advanced Uni-Q driver technology and meticulous engineering for a truly immersive soundstage. These speakers exemplify premium craftsmanship and deliver rich, detailed audio that surpasses expectations.

Expert Img
Nate M
Brand Manager
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Details

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KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers - High-Performance HiFi Audio

The KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers, the pinnacle of acoustic excellence in the world of standmount loudspeakers. Featuring KEF's groundbreaking 12th generation Uni-Q® driver array with MAT™ technology, these speakers deliver an expansive, high-fidelity soundstage that defies their compact size.

Make sure to check out the KEF S-RF1 Floor Stands designed to partner with the Reference 1 Meta speakers.

KEF Reference 1 Meta Key Features:

  • Unrivaled Performance: Enjoy unparalleled sound quality and precision, thanks to the advanced engineering of KEF's Reference series. Each speaker is meticulously crafted and matched within 0.5dB to ensure exceptional audio accuracy.

  • Continuous Innovation: With a legacy dating back to 1973, KEF Reference speakers have continuously pushed the boundaries of acoustic technology. Each iteration builds upon decades of expertise, setting new standards in sound reproduction.

  • Handcrafted Excellence: Designed, engineered, and handcrafted in the UK since 1961, these speakers epitomize the artistry and craftsmanship of British audio engineering. Experience the superior quality of Maidstone-made HiFi speakers that have earned global acclaim.

KEF Reference 1 Meta Specifications:

  • Design: Three-way bass reflex
  • Drive Units:
    • Uni-Q driver array:
      • HF: 25 mm (1 in.) aluminum dome with MAT
      • MF: 125 mm (5 in.) aluminum cone
    • Bass units:
      • LF: 165 mm (6.5 in.) aluminum cone
  • Frequency Range (Free Field -6dB):
    • Short port: 40Hz - 45kHz
    • Long port: 37Hz - 45kHz
  • Frequency Response (±3dB): 45Hz – 35kHz
  • Crossover Frequency: 450 Hz, 2.1 kHz
  • Amplifier Requirements: 50 - 200W
  • Sensitivity (2.83V/1m): 85dB
  • Harmonic Distortion:
    • 2nd & 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m):
      • <0.5% 40Hz – 100kHz
      • <0.2% 200Hz – 2kHz
      • <0.1% 2kHz - 20kHz
  • Maximum Output (Peak SPL at 1m with Pink Noise): 111dB
  • Impedance: 4 Ω (min. 3.2 Ω)
  • Weight: 18.2 kg (40.1 lbs.)
  • Dimensions (H x W x D)(with grille and terminal): 440 x 205 x 422 mm(17.3 x 8.1 x 16.6 in.)

Elevate your listening experience with the KEF Reference 1 Meta Bookshelf Speakers. Order now for unparalleled sound quality and British craftsmanship.

Downloads
KEF The Reference Information Sheet
KEF The Reference User Manual
KEF The Reference White Paper
KEF The Reference Brochure

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