KEF LS50 Wireless II – The ultimate wireless Hi-Fi speaker.
The LS50 Wireless II is much more than a high-performance speaker – it’s the perfect all-in-one speaker system. The active speaker reveals every detail of your favourite music as you stream from any source thanks to wireless compatibility with AirPlay 2, Chromecast and more.
- Transparent and powerful sound with superb dynamics.
- Large and three-dimensional stereo image with 12th gen. Uni-Q MAT unit.
- Wireless 24-bit/96kHz streaming (24-bit/192kHz with wired connection)
- 24-bit/384kHz PCM, DSD256 and MQA support.
- Streaming package with Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, Deezer, Roon, Amazon Music, podcasts and internet radio.
- Apple AirPlay 2 and Bluetooth aptX
- Easy setup and personalised sound with EQ and DSP
- Connectivity for TV, Subwoofer, CD player and turntable.
- Versatile and location-friendly
A new world without separate preamp, amp, DAC, streamer and cables
With the LS50 Wireless II, KEF has managed to do what was unthinkable just a decade ago – they have created an all-in-one speaker that can replace the traditional system’s many separate products and cables, without sacrificing either sound or performance. The LS50 Wireless is a true high-end performing speaker that can reveal every detail of your favourite music, which you can stream from Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, Amazon Music, Deezer or Roon through AirPlay 2 or Chromecast. The advantage of the LS50 II is that its lightness, ease of use, and high sound quality will make you hear a lot more music. And every note, word and detail of it.
However, the LS50 Wireless II doesn’t limit you to streaming music from various services, as you can also stream music directly from your network server. With the LS50 Wireless II, KEF has made it possible to play high-res sources such as 24-bit/384kHz PCM, DSD256 and MQA.
High performance and sweet spots everywhere
The LS50 Wireless II introduces the 12th generation of KEF’s unique and patented Uni-Q unit, which has been enhanced in several ways through KEF’s Metamaterial Absorption Technology (MAT), which won What-Hi-Fi’s ‘Innovation of the year’ award in 2020. MAT is a complex maze-like structure of different sizes and lengths, capable of absorbing specific frequency ranges, creating an “acoustic black hole”. KEF has placed the technology behind the tweeter, enabling it to absorb as much as 99% of unwanted sound from the rear of the unit. The result is that distortion is eliminated so that pure and natural sound can be maximised. It’s innovation that we’ve come to know and love KEF for.
Just as we’ve come to expect from KEF, with its 12th generation Uni-Q with MAT and a completely reworked motor system, KEF ensures you never miss the sweet spot. This means you get a significantly better stereo image, with sound that’s much more three-dimensional and realistic. Exactly as the music sounds in real life, and as our ears are meant to hear it. Add to this the fact that KEF has equipped the LS50 with its DSP technology, tailor-made for the Uni-Q unit, and you begin to understand why the LS50 Wireless II is such a successful and entertaining speaker. And when you see the LS50 Wireless II’s built-in amplifiers, you understand exactly why the sound is as precise, rhythmic and tight as it is. KEF has upgraded the amplifiers so that each speaker has a 280 watt class-D for the low frequency range and a 100 watt class-A/B for the high frequency range. That’s an incredible 760 watts per system, and a bass and midrange that can fill the room with amazingly detailed treble, and a nice, controlled bass/midrange.
Connect all your sources
Whether you need an active speaker for streaming through AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast and others, or a wireless speaker for your TV, game console, CD player or turntable, the LS50 Wireless II makes the choice yours. And if you want the full movie experience, forget about the soundbar and plug in KEF’s own
to the speakers instead. The LS50 Wireless II lets you play what you want, where you want. Their compact design makes them a breeze to place in the living room, kitchen or office. All these options make the LS50 Wireless II one of – if not the best – active wireless speaker on the market!
User-centred and personalised listening experience
With its Connect app, KEF has made it possible for you to have total control over your listening experience to suit your room and taste. The intuitive sound settings make it easy for you to customise the sound to your personal taste, and they make it easy for you to compensate for the acoustic challenges of your room. The hardest part of setting up the LS50 Wireless II is figuring out where to put them, because they’ll look and sound great in any room.
The LS50 Wireless II can be mounted on the KEF S2 Floor Stand, which is specially designed for the speaker. Buy it
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