With the new 165mm (6.5 in.) Uni-Q® arrays alongside KEF's ultra-low distortion 200mm bass driver, The KEF Reference Model 206/2ds dipole rear effects loudspeaker floods the room with an intricate 3D soundfield that anchors on-screen action in a real sense of place. With the two Uni-Qs playing out of phase, it's virtually impossible to tell where the sound originates - everyone in the room experiences the same accurate, all-enveloping sound image.
The KEF Reference Model 206/2ds dipole rear effects loudspeaker features KEF's latest Uni-Q® driver array is the most natural-sounding yet. The tweeter at the centre of the midrange cone now has a vented three-magnet motor system and a unique new braced dome, creating a perfectly time-aligned point source whose directivity is optimised by the reprofiled cone. As a result, dispersion is wider than ever. Power response is more uniform. Multi-channel imaging is even more stable - and stunningly realistic. The new Uni-Q® array is so perfectly attuned to reproducing the human voice that vocals acquire previously unheard-of definition. The improved balance between direct sound, early room reflections and the reverberant field delivers an extraordinarily realistic performance without losing any of the Uni-Q benefits of precise imaging, spaciousness and unconstrained vertical response.
The KEF Reference Model 206/2ds dipole rear effects loudspeaker includes the new Reference Series crossovers are computer-modelled to optimise integration. The boards are decoupled to isolate them from cabinet vibration and internal acoustic pressures, and three-tier construction eliminates crosstalk. High saturation iron core inductors are used for the bass sections, with more linear air-cored inductors elsewhere; bipolar capacitors for low frequencies, with very low loss polypropylene capacitors for the upper ranges. Wire-wound resistors minimise compression and maximise linearity.
The KEF Reference Model 206/2ds dipole rear effects loudspeaker has been precision engineered to eliminate every unwanted vibration, Reference Series cabinets are works of art in themselves. Massive internal bracing tailors the volume of each enclosure to the exact parameters of its drive unit. Extensive mechanical and acoustic damping, together with independent driver loading and KEF's decoupling techniques, creates inert enclosures that eradicate any vestigial panel resonance, standing waves, stray reflections or box colourations.
KEF's ultra-low distortion 200mm bass driver
A Three-way bass reflex design
The latest Reference Series technology
Elegant compact cabinet
Precision engineered to eliminate every unwanted vibration
High saturation iron core inductors are used for the bass sections
Model 206/2ds dipole rear effects loudspeaker features KEF's latest Uni-Q® driver
- Amplifier Power Range 50 to 200 Watts
- Cross Over Frequency 2.3KHz
- Dimensions (HxWxD) in mm 324x400x200
- Enclosure Type Three way closed box
- Finish Blk, Ch, AmW, SSyc
- Frequency Response at 3dB 65Hz - 60KHz
- HF Driver 2x25mm
- Impedance 8 Ohms
- LF Driver 1x200mm
- Mid range driver 2x165mm
- Sensitivity SPL/m/2.83V 88dB
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