KEF KHT6000 Speaker System and Arcam AVP700 Pre/Pro and P1000 Amplifier At A Glance & Ratings: KEF

At A Glance: KEF KHT6000 Speaker System

Subwoofer: PSW3500
Connections: Line-level input and output
Enclosure Type: Sealed
Woofer (size in inches, type): 12, polypropylene
Power Rating (watts): 300
Crossover Bypass: Yes
Available Finishes: Black Ash, Maple, Dark Apple, Silver
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 17.7 x 23.6 x 15.6
Weight (pounds): 49.6
Price: $1,199

Speaker: HTS6001
Type: Three-way, L/C/R
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 0.6, aluminum dome
Midrange (size in inches, type): 3 (2), polypropylene cone
Woofer (size in inches, type): 3 (2), polypropylene cone
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 8
Recommended Amp Power (watts): 30–100
Available Finishes: Silver, Black
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 23.6 x 4.8 x 3.4
Weight (pounds): 8.6
Price: $499

Speaker: HTC6001
Type: Three-way center channel
Tweeter (size in inches, type): 0.6, aluminum dome
Midrange (size in inches, type): 3 (2), polypropylene cone
Woofer (size in inches, type): 3 (2), polypropylene cone
Nominal Impedance (ohms): 8
Recommended Amp Power (watts): 30–100
Available Finishes: Silver, Black
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 4.8 x 22.7 x 3.4
Weight (pounds):8.6
Price: $499

Ratings: KEF KHT6000 Speaker System

Build Quality: 91
• Sturdy drivers
• Solid satellite-to-stand connection

Value: 91
• Above par amongst a solid new crop of plasma-friendly speakers
• Well built

Features: 93
• Array of mounting options
• Proprietary technologies are legitimate and effective

Performance: 91
• Aggressive without being over aggressive
• Solid image and wide sweet spot

Ergonomics: 95
• The more mounting option, the better
• Accessing all those options is quick and simple

Overall Rating: 92
The KHT6000 system is another solid contender in the considerably improved new field of plasma-friendly speakers. They are small, light, and offer several mounting options, and, of course, they'll look real nice next to a plasma set, or any other current TV.

General Information
HTS6001 Satellite, $499
HTC6001 Center-Channel Speaker, $499
L/R Floor Stand, $174; PSW3500 Subwoofer, $1,200
KEF
(732) 683-2358
www.kef.com
Dealer Locator Code KEF

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