Anatomy of the Kef Reference 103

Infinite baffle loaded system with two drive units (B200 SP1039 and T52 SP1049) (+)

Specification: See KEF site

Dimensions: 575 X 265 X 317mm (*); 500 X 330 X 226 mm (+)

Weight: 17kg (*); 19.5kg (+)

Speaker Connections: 4mm banana sockets + L/S DIN socket. (+)

Notes:

  • Recommended Retail Price in 1976 was 145 GBP (+)
  • Finishes Walnut and Teak (+)
  • The system can be vertically or horizontall mounted. (+)
  • Reviewed and very highly rated in 'Loudspeakers - A Unique Consumer Guide: 84 Models Reviewed and Compared'; HiFi Choice; HiFiChoice; 1976
  • Information above derived from KEF Site (*) and 'Loudspeakers - A Unique Consumer Guide: 84 Models Reviewed and Compared'; HiFi Choice; HiFiChoice; 1976 (+). Note information conflicts.
  • I have been advised by Colin Royle that the dimensions are 500 X 330 X 226 mm and that the steel baffle holding the drive units is square, and so the tweeter can be set at 0, 90, 180 or 270 degrees wrt the cabinet
  • Picture below supplied by Colin Royle on Saturday 21 February 2004.

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Click here to see a gallery of images including a schematic of the 103 crosssover, supplied by by Colin Royle on 13 and 14 February 2006