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  Topic: Hello to All fellow KEF Enthusiasts
vistisen

Replies: 22
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PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 9:46 am   Subject: Hello to All fellow KEF Enthusiasts
I know this is an old thread.
But these just came up locally! (Canada)

Now .... I have to check my lottery ticket!

http://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649274379-kef-maidstone-speakers/
...
  Topic: I'm tempted but not at that price
vistisen

Replies: 14
Views: 5122

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 5:40 pm   Subject: I'm tempted but not at that price
The thing that would worry me is paying a high price and then discovering the surrounds (ferrofluid?) needed replacement with all the hassle that involves.

Does the Raymond cook version which has a ...
  Topic: I'm tempted but not at that price
vistisen

Replies: 14
Views: 5122

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:05 pm   Subject: I'm tempted but not at that price
The price has now dropped to 3900

I made an offer of 1000 but it was rejected Evil or Very Mad
  Topic: I'm tempted but not at that price
vistisen

Replies: 14
Views: 5122

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 9:37 pm   Subject: I'm tempted but not at that price
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/KEF-MODEL-107-2-SPEAKERS-SPECIAL-RAYMOND-COOK-EDITION-PIANO-BLACK-/281966351559?hash=item41a68114c7:g:~d8AAOSwmmxW5zpz

I would love to own these but 5500!
  Topic: Kef 109's
vistisen

Replies: 4
Views: 3001

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2015 6:42 pm   Subject: Kef 109's
The law of diminishing returns very much applies in this case.
As I said they are out of my price range, I was just wondering...
  Topic: Kef 109's
vistisen

Replies: 4
Views: 3001

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 10:37 am   Subject: Kef 109's
I see that there is a set of 109 on flee bay at the moment, out of my price range, Bust just how good were they compared to the 107's?
  Topic: Kef 107's and ferrofluid
vistisen

Replies: 4
Views: 3520

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 7:09 am   Subject: Kef 107's and ferrofluid
There were two main problems, one is that especially on some modern recordings the treble was very harsh. It spat at you, that seems to be a lot more under control. The other main thing I now realize ...
  Topic: Kef 107's and ferrofluid
vistisen

Replies: 4
Views: 3520

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun May 10, 2015 7:43 pm   Subject: Kef 107's and ferrofluid
I have just got my tweeters back from the US where they were sent to be refilled with fluid ( the speakers have been in my possession for over 10 years and I don't think they've been looked at since n ...
  Topic: Rubber vs Foam surround
vistisen

Replies: 21
Views: 13432

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:12 pm   Subject: Rubber vs Foam surround
Interesting question, my reference currently is "Saint Saens Symphony number 3".
If recorded at a decent venue and good organ the 32ft stops generate more acoustic watts at 16Hz than any H ...
  Topic: Trying to understand the logic of the 107 design
vistisen

Replies: 9
Views: 4753

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 3:33 pm   Subject: Trying to understand the logic of the 107 design


I'm sure that a pair of Blades would knock you off and perhaps make you think about replacing your R107s. But I would not expect any $3-4K system to compare favorably.

Of course that would be ...
  Topic: Trying to understand the logic of the 107 design
vistisen

Replies: 9
Views: 4753

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:32 pm   Subject: Trying to understand the logic of the 107 design
I love my 107's still. Nothing I've heard makes me want to change them, But almost every HiFi shop talks about them being "good for their time", but that there have been major advances in de ...
  Topic: differences between RR107 & RR107.2
vistisen

Replies: 3
Views: 1771

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 8:58 pm   Subject: differences between RR107 & RR107.2
plus the 107/2 were prepared for bi-wire/bi-amping
  Topic: New Kef's - Kef 107's!!
vistisen

Replies: 19
Views: 12638

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Tue May 07, 2013 8:42 pm   Subject: New Kef's - Kef 107's!!
All I can see is 1s and 0s. A blight to decipher...

01110011011010000110100101110100
There are 10 sorts of people who understand binary, those that do and ....
  Topic: New Kef's - Kef 107's!!
vistisen

Replies: 19
Views: 12638

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Tue May 07, 2013 1:27 pm   Subject: New Kef's - Kef 107's!!
I guess that beats my friends superbly built KEF CS7 kits in his computer room!

Powering them with an Arcam FMJ A32 is probably overkill as well Twisted Evil Perhaps I should invest in a high end sou ...
  Topic: New Kef's - Kef 107's!!
vistisen

Replies: 19
Views: 12638

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:04 pm   Subject: New Kef's - Kef 107's!!
I ended up using the 107's for music, and my old 104/2s with the PC in my office Laughing
 
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