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Reference 4c Centre Channel Sale: Rosewood ONLY

Special Price $4,999.99 Regular Price $7,499.99

Three-way centre channel speaker

For movie lovers looking for total immersion, Reference 4c is the paradigm. For clarity, detail and emotional depth, it's a revelation.

* Offer available only for Rosewood, while supplies last! Direct from KEF and from your local KEF Dealer.

* REFERENCE 4c in American Walnut has sold out.

All REFERENCE products are special order, expected build time is 4-12 weeks.

Product Features
KEF REFERENCE Series
A CLASS APART
The Reference is the physical embodiment of KEF's Total System Design philosophy. Every component is optimised both within itself and as part of the whole, while every drive unit is given the chance to perform to the best of its considerable ability. The result is a loudspeaker that performs far beyond the sum of its parts.
SOUND
As the main source of dialogue and vocals, the centre channel is critical to your enjoyment of what's on screen. With KEF's superlative new 125mm (5 inch) MF/HF Uni-Q driver array and four 165mm (6.5 inch) bass drivers, the Reference 4c reproduces every last detail exactly as the director or the artist intended.
Two drivers, a single point
At the heart of The Reference is the Uni-Q™ point source driver array. A state-of-the-art vented aluminium dome tweeter at the exact acoustic centre of a highly sophisticated midrange driver that delivers flawless natural sound across a wider listening area.
KEF REFERENCE Series Uni-Q Driver point source array.
A strong foundation
Clean, rich and articulate bass is the foundation of great stereo or multichannel sound. KEF's Reference Series bass driver has a massive vented magnet assembly, a large aluminium voice coil and an exceptionally light and stiff alloy cone. Whatever the volume, dynamics and power handling are superb.
KEF REFERENCE Series bass drivers
The smallest details, revealed
Shadow Flare drastically reduces harmful cabinet diffraction, allowing the Uni-Q to work at its highest level. A precision-designed surface extends the waveguide effect of Uni-Q for improved clarity, particularly when it comes to the subtle nuances of plucked strings and other percussive sounds.
KEF REFERENCE Series copper black Uni-Q driver
Computer-modelled perfection
Hand finished in pair-matched wood veneers, The Reference cabinets have computer-optimised bracing geometry to minimise secondary radiation from the sides and Constrained Layer Damping to turn what little vibration is left into heat.
KEF REFERENCE Series cabinet design and engineering
Fighting turbulence
Flexible port technology is used to reduce port resonance. Each port is adjustable to allow users to modify the sound to suit their room. The flare and profile of each port is calculated by computational fluid dynamics to avoid turbulent air noise that might colour the sound.
KEF REFERENCE Series flexible ports to reduce turbulence.
Hand-picked components
KEF’s engineers use advanced software to model the ideal crossover. But every component is auditioned by the ultimate measure: the human ear. Perfection takes time, but the results are plain to hear. Reference crossovers are even decoupled from the cabinet to minimise vibration and crosstalk.
KEF REFERENCE Series hand picked crossover parts
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Spec
Model REFERENCE 4c
Design Three-way bass reflex
Drive Units Uni-Q driver array:
HF: 25mm (1in.) vented aluminium dome
MF: 125mm (5in.) aluminium
Bass units:
LF: 4 x165mm (6.5in.) aluminium
Frequency range free field (-6dB) Short port: 43Hz - 45kHz
Long port: 40Hz - 45kHz
Frequency range typical in room bass response (-6dB) 33Hz
Frequency response (±3dB) 48Hz – 35kHz
Crossover frequency 350Hz, 2.8kHz
Amplifier Requirements 50-400 W
Sensitivity (2.83V/ 1m) 90dB
Harmonic distortion 2nd & 3rd harmonics (90dB, 1m) <0.5% 40Hz – 100kHz
<0.2% 200Hz – 10kHz
Maximum output (peak sound pressure level at 1m with pink noise) 116dB
Impedance 8Ω (min. 3.2Ω)
Weight 45.2kg (99.6lbs.)
Dimensions - with grille, terminal & plinth (H x W x D) 205 x 1090 x 470 mm
(8.1 x 42.9 x 18.5 in.)
Finish Satin American Walnut, Luxury Gloss Rosewood
Press and Awards
 REFERENCE 4c Home Cinema Choice Reference Status High End Hero
Home Cinema Choice Reference Status, High End Hero
"This system is British surround high-fidelity at the utter state-of-the-art. And it’s easily worthy of its Reference name."
Year: 2016
Magazine / Issuing Body: Home Cinema Choice
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Product: Reference 5, Reference 3, Reference 4c, Reference 8b
Home Cinema Choice Reference Status High End Hero REFERENCE 4c

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