Delivering high-fidelity sound and versatile home entertainment experiences
Much more than a simple upgrade from the award-winning original, LSX II combines class-leading sound with the all-encompassing W2 wireless platform from the pioneering LS50 Wireless II. Connectivity options are further enhanced by the addition of both HDMI and USB-C, making this an ideal companion for both TV, laptop and desktop computer set-ups.
The technological enhancements of the LSX II are encased in a minimal and contemporary design created by renowned industrial designer Michael Young. Available in five stylish finishes, the LSX II effortlessly combines form and function to deliver pristine, natural and accurate soundscapes.
High-fidelity sound & performance
The LSX II takes the two-speaker box approach, giving music the space to breathe and develop, creating a three-dimensional soundstage. The speakers appear to disappear, leaving you to enjoy the immersive performance that unfolds and draws you in.
Each LSX II speaker uses a version of KEF’s 11th generation Uni-Q driver array specially designed for this loudspeaker. This signature technology acts as a point source, where the tweeter is placed at the precise acoustic centre of the woofer, recreating how sound is produced naturally. This design eliminates the traditional, tiny 'sweet spot,' instead delivering accurate, pristine sound to all listeners.
LSX II has a combined 200 Watts of system power. The tweeter and woofer are powered by their own dedicated amplifier to deliver room-filling sound in purposely compact cabinets.
Performance is further enhanced from the award-winning original by the Music Integrity Engine. Optimised for the Uni-Q driver, the enhanced Music Integrity Engine enables LSX II to deliver a perfectly timed performance for better clarity and a tighter, more accurate sound.
Play all the music in the world
Using the latest KEF Connect app, you can stream Amazon Music, Qobuz, Tidal, Deezer, Internet Radio stations and podcasts. Apple AirPlay 2 and Google Chromecast seamlessly stream audio from compatible devices, whilst Bluetooth expands the options even further. You can use native apps to stream directly from Spotify Connect, Tidal and QPlay, and it is Roon Ready. When using Airplay 2, Chromecast or Roon, you can stream to multiple wireless speakers to synchronise music around your home.
Rediscover your favourite tracks with the LSX II. Play your own private music collection from a compatible NAS drive or music server. Audiophiles will be amazed by the quality of sound following the introduction of extensive file support of up to 24bit/384kHz (PCM), DSD, and full MQA rendering.
Next-generation plug & play
Alongside Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, LSX II also boasts a comprehensive collection of wired connections. These include HDMI ARC for seamless control using a TV remote and a high-quality USB-C input, making LSX II the perfect desktop audio system for your computer. There are also connections for your turntable, CD player, games console, and many other devices. And, if you demand your movies and music come with some extra bass, there’s a dedicated output so you can connect a KEF subwoofer for the sensation you crave.
Enhanced user experience
The KEF Connect app walks you through the set-up and controls the system and playback navigation, with intuitive sound settings so you can adjust LSX II to best suit your room.
With its powerful Room EQ DSP, LSX II can be easily fine-tuned to your room and personal taste. 'Normal' mode is designed to talk you through the process with easy questions. For easy integration of a KEF subwoofer with LSX II, Room EQ includes subwoofer pre-sets for the best possible system performance.
LSX II also comes with a host of other user-friendly features, including volume settings, sensitivity adjustments, and the ability to select a source to wake it up when it comes on.
Sound by KEF. Design by Micheal Young.
The aesthetic design of LSX II comes courtesy of Michael Young, one of the leading lights in industrial design. Famed for his sophisticated take on minimalism, Young’s signature is a smart, pared-down aesthetic that perfectly suits LSX II’s requirement to deliver pristine, accurate sound while also looking incredible.
LSX II is available in five statement finishes: Mineral White and Lava Red models come with matte satin and high-gloss finish respectively, while Carbon Black and Cobalt Blue are clad in a specially designed fabric from Danish contemporary textile designer, Kvadrat. The Soundwave by Terence Conran Edition was one of the iconic British designer’s final collaborations. The version sees the ‘soundwave’ pattern woven into the unique Kvadrat fabric complemented with Conran’s signature blue on the speaker port and driver for a true statement.
Every aspect of LSX II has been carefully considered, with an elegant rear control panel and subtle design accents such as colour-matched finishes on the Uni-Q driver and ports. The LSX II will make a statement in any space, whether taking centre stage on the striking S1 floor stand or flexible positioning using the P1 desk pad or B1 wall bracket.
Availability: 23rd June 2022
Michael Young is a British industrial designer based in Hong Kong. He founded the Michael Young Studio in the UK in 1992 with the aim of providing exclusive, quality design services across an eclectic range of markets including transport, interiors and technology. Michael Young became known in the industry as a sophisticated minimalist acclaimed for his elegant, pared-down aesthetic. His work has been displayed in revered retailers and institutions such as the Conran shop, Pompidou Museum and Louvre. As one of the leading international figures in his field, Young’s continued ability to innovate and take a fresh approach has kept his work relevant and increasingly in demand across all continents.
Celebrating 60 years, KEF has firmly established itself at the forefront of audio excellence. From the early adoption of synthetic materials to the pioneering Reference Series that now determines industry standard, a foundation of technological innovation, design, and craftsmanship has led the brand to produce bar-setting products in speaker design. Founded in 1961 by BBC engineer Raymond Cooke, KEF is named after its original site, Kent Engineering and Foundry, and continues to manufacture and develop its signature pieces in Maidstone, Kent, UK. Committed to bringing a superior listening experience to audiophiles, the brand’s revolutionary collection of speakers and subwoofers has evolved to include wireless speakers, portable speakers, and headphones - allowing KEF to bring high-fidelity sound to more people in their homes and on the move.
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