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  Topic: Kef 107 - opening the heads
rx7rotary

Replies: 2
Views: 1989

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 12:41 pm   Subject: Kef 107 - opening the heads
Guys,

I have bought a pair of "like new" kef 107's with two different KUBES version 1, and version 2.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BCEhHQuv1f0/?taken-by=zlatibor031

Currently I am l ...
  Topic: WANTED: Screw that holds the IMF RSPM crossover panel
rx7rotary

Replies: 0
Views: 1838

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 1:50 am   Subject: WANTED: Screw that holds the IMF RSPM crossover panel
Hey guys, I know its an odd question,

I recently got a mint pair of IMF RSPM IV and they are missing one of the screws that holds the front crossover panel.

If anyone would have a spare one I w ...
  Topic: Sourcing Kef T52 or good alternative.
rx7rotary

Replies: 3
Views: 3261

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:56 am   Subject: Sourcing Kef T52 or good alternative.
I have a pair of T52 tweeters which I have kept as spares form my mk1 105. You can contact me via here, or:
http://audiomarkoni.wordpress.com/

cheers
m
  Topic: Amp for 105.2
rx7rotary

Replies: 24
Views: 15645

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:49 am   Subject: 60w
I have been running mine with 60w Audio Research Classic 60, without any sweat. Control of bass is fantastic, midrange and highs a brilliant.

cheers
  Topic: 105.1 Acoustic Foam Top
rx7rotary

Replies: 9
Views: 5659

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:54 am   Subject: hi there
Recently I restored a pair of kef 105.1 and then i have recapped the xover etc etc...

http://audiomarkoni.wordpress.com/

Basically some of the most critical things in order that have changed th ...
  Topic: Here are some photos from the latest sound off
rx7rotary

Replies: 5
Views: 3829

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:32 pm   Subject: Here are some photos from the latest sound off
Nice pics..... so which speakers do you prefer ?
http://audiomarkoni.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/img_5291-medium.jpg

Well the big red ones on the right are a transmission line design by Troels, it ...
  Topic: Here are some photos from the latest sound off
rx7rotary

Replies: 5
Views: 3829

PostForum: Other speakers   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:35 am   Subject: Here are some photos from the latest sound off
http://audiomarkoni.wordpress.com/

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  Topic: KEF 105 question
rx7rotary

Replies: 19
Views: 8894

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:54 pm   Subject: Re: Quad protection
I'm lost guys, anybody seen the KEF 105 forum?

I started reading this yesterday and thought , perhaps I dont understand the lingo Wink
  Topic: KEF 105 question
rx7rotary

Replies: 19
Views: 8894

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:55 am   Subject: KEF 105 question
I haven't had the fuses for 30 years probably so cannot remember. However I remember magazine letters from owners describing worthwhile and very noticeable differences bypassing or cleaning after they ...
  Topic: KEF 105 question
rx7rotary

Replies: 19
Views: 8894

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:55 pm   Subject: KEF 105 question
The 105 is an easy load compared to most of today's speakers with a minimum of 6 ohms, not very reactive. Therefore they do not need a lot of current, voltage drive is more important, but a better amp ...
  Topic: Kef 105 Covers
rx7rotary

Replies: 11
Views: 4149

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:27 pm   Subject: Kef 105 Covers


Actually those are Mk1 covers. I have those covers on my mk1s and currently remaking them as they are broken in places.
  Topic: Kef 105 (105.1)
rx7rotary

Replies: 32
Views: 13832

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:10 pm   Subject: Kef 105 (105.1)
Thanks kindly for sharing that, its a much better idea than what I had in mind.
  Topic: Kef 105 (105.1)
rx7rotary

Replies: 32
Views: 13832

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:01 am   Subject: Kef 105 (105.1)
Looking at your satin black pics (very nice!) I would comment that the foam layer originally on top of the bass cabinet was there to mop up mid range reflections from the head unit minimising interfer ...
  Topic: Kef 105 (105.1)
rx7rotary

Replies: 32
Views: 13832

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:47 pm   Subject: Kef 105 (105.1)
My goodness, the katie Price's of the capacitor world......

Do you just leave them hanging out the back like that ?

great pics guys Very Happy

Yes, they are actually quite well tied with cable tie ...
  Topic: Kef 105 (105.1)
rx7rotary

Replies: 32
Views: 13832

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:46 pm   Subject: Kef 105 (105.1)
Hi, now that, like mine, will DEFINITELY not fit back in the original space! Very Happy

Hahaha, thats why they are called 105's on steroids Smile

I have more pics here:
http://audiomarkoni.wordpress.com/
 
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