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    Re: Anyone own KEF Blades - either version? Thoughts?

    I've only heard Blades at the show, they were always in a large room. They didn't do much to excite me but I don't consider so far hearing them at their best.

    If it helps, one demo by KEF went back and forth between the LS50 and Blades to show the similar voicing and how you can start small and move up while retaining the KEF sound. The mids were incredibly similar.
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    Re: Anyone own KEF Blades - either version? Thoughts?

    https://youtu.be/38P8SYLNleQ


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    I remember seeing a video years ago of someone pushing Blades quite hard with Mac amps to the point the Powerguard function was activated.


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    Re: Anyone own KEF Blades - either version? Thoughts?

    I listened to them several times when buying speakers. The Reference 5's had better midrange. The blades have more bass weight. Subs easily solve lack of deep bass performance of the reference.


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    Re: Anyone own KEF Blades - either version? Thoughts?

    Congratz on the Blades! A true dream speaker for me.
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    Re: Anyone own KEF Blades - either version? Thoughts?

    I have black Blades and couldn’t be happier.

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    Re: Anyone own KEF Blades - either version? Thoughts?

    Welcome and thank you.

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    I have black Blades and couldn’t be happier.
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