Celebrating 60 years, KEF Launches LS60 Active Floor Standing Speakers

KEF has announced the release of LS60 Wireless, a powerful active, self-contained, all-in-one music systems. LS60 Wireless is crafted to celebrate KEF’s 60 years of acoustic engineering and to showcase the company’s vision of high-fidelity sound for the future. The KEF engineering team has incorporated the latest high-performance KEF key acoustic technologies for what KEF calls the highest streaming performance available to date.

The LS60 Wireless system is comprised of two floor standing speakers measuring 43 inches tall, 5.1 inches wide and 12.6 inches deep, weighing in at 70lbs per speaker. Inside each speaker cabinet houses a combined 1400 Watts of power with dedicated amplifiers for the high, middle and low frequencies. The central newly designed four-inch Uni-Q driver featuring a host of bespoke refinements to deliver a super-wide, uncannily natural field of sound with impressively low distortion. Two pairs of KEF Uni-Core drivers flank the sides of each cabinet to maximize bass response within the system’s slim footprint. The combined driver placement within the speaker cabinet is adapted from KEF’s famed Blade Series ($27k-$35k / pair), and is the first streaming all-in-one audio system to be a true point source configuration.

Available in three matte colours; Titanium Grey, Mineral White and Royal Blue

LS60 Wireless offers intuitive connectivity including WiFi, Bluetooth, HDMI eARC, optical, coaxial, and RCA connections. The system is designed for use with televisions, gaming and any movie or music listening experience. Users can add up to two KEF subwoofers via sub output on each speaker, and have the choice of operating the speakers with either wired or wireless interspeaker connectivity. The wire-free product allows for complete positioning freedom within a room.

The KEF Connect app connects the LS60 Wireless to a home network allowing the user to fine-tune its performance to best suit their listening tastes, while connecting to today’s favorite streaming services. LS60 Wireless is compatible with Apple AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast, and can also be connected natively within the user’s favorite app to stream directly from Spotify Connect, Tidal and QPlay.

LS60 Wireless is available for pre-order direct and through all authorized dealerships starting May 12th, with an estimated ship date at the end of May 2022. The price will be $7,000 usd/system. 

The LS60 is the result of a joint design effort between renowned designer Michael Young and the in-house KEF product design team, the LS60 Wireless’ extremely slim profile offers a wide range of placement options. LS60 Wireless is available in three matte finishes: Titanium Grey, Mineral White or Royal Blue. These colors have been explicitly chosen to complement any interior design approach – Titanium Grey and Mineral White integrate and blend fluidly within today’s trending color pallets, while the striking Royal Blue is perfect for anyone wishing to make a bold statement. All finishes feature tone-matched drive units.