Ventura Series Expands Company's Premium Product Range to Include All-Weather Applications

Marlboro, NJ September 1, 2009 - KEF, the renowned British manufacturer of innovative, reference -quality loudspeakers, announced the addition of three models to its new Ventura Series, a line of premium loudspeakers for outdoor applications. Achieving quality sound outdoors however presents unique challenges and demands high performance solutions. KEF has clearly responded with three high performance, all -weather loudspeakers designed to satisfy the most discerning music lovers.

The Ventura 4 ($250 pr MSRP), Ventura 5 ($300 pr) and Ventura 6 ($400 pr) are in stock for immediate delivery and come supplied with a clever "ratcheting" mounting bracket that provides up to 180 rotation for virtually any placement requirement. All Ventura models also come supplied with two ¼ -20 brass inserts for use with aftermarket mounting systems.

Performance -wise, the three Ventura models deliver KEF -quality sound through fluid -cooled anodized aluminum tweeters and long throw woofers with injection -molded cones and rubber surrounds. With two -way designs in sealed enclosures, sophisticated crossover design seamlessly integrates the drivers to deliver highly satisfying sound on the patio or deck, on the yacht or by the pool; virtually any outdoor venue where quality sound is desired.
To ensure that Ventura speakers fully withstand the rigors of rugged outdoor environments and continue to perform properly, KEF engineers first selected weather -resistant sealed ABS composite enclosures that are UV treated. The bracket and grilles are powder -coated, rustproof aluminum. Even the aluminum dome tweeter is anodized for protection from the elements.

"As music has become more of a lifestyle form of entertainment, people have looked to enjoy their favorite tunes where they entertain. That means the patio, back deck, the pool or even on their boats", explained Alec Chanin, President of KEF America. "For years, our dealers and even KEF owners have asked us to provide KEF quality in an all -weather design. After much hard work, we are proud to offer Ventura as the answer."

The KEF Ventura Series are available now for immediate delivery.

Key Features:

Rugged - weather resistant, UV treated, high -impact, sealed ABS composite enclosures. Powder -coated rustproof aluminum grille,
High Performance - High power handling, fluid -cooled, anodized aluminum dome tweeter with long throw woofer with injection molded cone and rubber surround.
Stylish - attractive enclosure fits into a wide range of applications
Simple and flexible to install - comes supplied with ratcheting mounting brackets for 180 rotation. Brass inserts also supplied for use with aftermarket mounting brackets

About KEF
KEF, a division of GP Acoustics, is a UK -based company that has earned a reputation as the premier manufacturer of stunning, audiophile -quality speakers for modern home theater, hi -fi and custom installation applications. KEF products, distributed around the world, have won awards on both sides of the Atlantic. KEF is a brand name long associated with style, quality and technical innovation. Founded in 1961 by a British electrical engineer named Raymond Cooke on the banks of the River Medway, KEF is driven by a passionate belief in the power of innovation and quality. Still occupying the same riverbank site, KEF remains passionate about its patented, proven technologies such as Uni -Q® and ACE®. These characteristics, traditions and, above all, quality, secure KEF's reputation as a world class manufacturer of the best speakers in the world.

About KEF America, Inc.
KEF America, a division of KEF Audio, offers loyal North American audiophiles a line of innovative speakers and components unmatched in the industry for quality and innovation. Headquartered in Marlboro, New Jersey, KEF America shares the same guiding principles as its British counterpart: ground -breaking design, exceptional sound and an unshakeable commitment to excellence.

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