HTF News Editor
- Nov 1, 2017
- United Kingdom
- Real Name
- Martin Dew
KEF has announced that it is releasing a new patent-pending speaker tech, known as Uni-Core, which the company says is “a completely new take” on both speaker and subwoofer design. The new design should enable high-level performance while significantly reducing speaker cabinet size. KEF also says that the emphasis was to enable the creation of audio equipment which can complement a living space while also delivering “accurate and deep” bass. The first challenge of the design involved being able to fit two drivers into a compact cube enclosure.
“To deliver deep and loud bass from a compact product is a big engineering challenge,” says Dr. Jack Oclee-Brown, Head of Research & Development at KEF. “The Uni-Core is a breakthrough technology for KEF because it allows us to pack two drivers into a tighter space without compromising their performance.”
Uni-Core uses two dual “force-cancelling” drivers with concentrically arranged, overlapping voice coils driven by a single motor to ensure...