T100 Ultra Thin Home Theater
As one of the world's thinnest high performance home theater systems, the T100 - 5.1 home theater system combines several landmark innovative driver technologies incorporated into cabinets only 35mm thin. These speakers can be mounted on the wall (bracket and hardware included) or can be placed on their included desk stands. Bespoke floor stands are available which adjust the internal crossover performance to account for stand mount use (sold separately as T Series Floor Stands).
* Promotion is available November 22nd through November 30th (or while supplies last!) direct from KEF.
Slim Speaker, Serious Sound
KEF’s revolutionary T Series is in a different league from any low profile speaker you’ve ever heard.
As one of the world’s thinnest high performance home theatre systems, the new T Series combines several landmark innovations: a radical new ultra-low profile bass and midrange driver, and a large, fully vented new tweeter. By incorporating both in cabinets only 35mm (just over 1.25in.) deep, the T Series brings you all the pleasures of true audiophile quality sound in a speaker that perfectly complements the aesthetics of the latest flat screen TVs.
Ultra-slim Bass Driver
Clean, forceful response that brings the action vividly to life.
Instead of a cone, the radical new twin-layer bass and midrange unit has a flat diaphragm whose rigidity throughout the frequency range is maintained by very fine stiffening ribs, with the driver as a whole acting as a stressed member to help eliminate any unwanted resonance from the slim cabinet. The resulting response is as clean, accurate and distortion-free as a quality conventional speaker, with none of the bulk.
In addition to minimising the height of the magnets, we placed the entire suspension outside the magnet system so that it adds nothing to its height. Whether you opt for the standard satellite and centre speakers or the larger models with additional bass/midrange drivers, the result is an exceptionally shallow unit that allows the enclosure to have the same installed depth as current flat screen TVs without compromising acoustic integrity in the slightest. Lush yet well controlled, it’s the kind of performance that brings soundtrack effects to life with a real sense of drama.
Large Vented Tweeter
A warm, natural sound that’s so real you feel you’re there.
The generous size of the sophisticated new 25mm (1in.) vented tweeter specially developed for the T Series allows exceptionally accurate reproduction, especially of the human voice. And silken, effortlessly pure high notes. The clarity is outstanding, even played loud.
KEF’s unique ‘tangerine’ waveguide helps to disperse the sound image evenly throughout the room. The combined effect is remarkable: you find yourself immersed in a dense three-dimensional sound picture that completely engages you with what’s happening on screen.
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With five deceptively compact model T101s as front and rear satellites as well as the centre channel, plus the C4 subwoofer, the T100 system is powerful enough to fill most normal rooms with a compellingly detailed 3D sound image. As easy to set up as they are on the eye, they make the perfect entry level surround sound system for the latest generation of flat screen TVs.
|T101 / T101c|
|Design||Two-way closed box|
|Drive units||115mm (4.5in.) dual layer MF
25mm (1in.) aluminium HF
|Frequency response||80Hz - 30kHz|
|Amplifier requirements||10 - 100 W|
|Sensitivity (2.83V/1m)||90dB (wall mount)
87dB (floor stand mount)
|Maximum output (SPL)||107dB|
|Internal volume||0.7 Litres|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||330* x 140 x 35 mm
(13.0 x 5.5 x 1.4 in.)
(H x W x D)
|140 x 330 x 35 mm
(5.5 x 13.0 x 1.4 in.)
|* Height of satellites will increase by 30mm when using supplied desk stand|
|Design||Powered bass reflex|
|Drive Units||1 x 200mm (8in.) LF|
|29Hz - 140Hz|
|Amplifier||200W built-in Class-D|
|Low level signal inputs||RCA phono sockets|
(H x W x D)
|345 x 320 x 377 mm (13.6 x 12.6 x 14.9 in.)|
** KEF reserves the right, in line with continuing research and development, to amend or change specifications. E&OE. **
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