KEF Audio has begun shipping its wireless speaker system in the U.S. in three configurations, allowing it to convert a variety of products into wireless surround sound. The KEF “Universal Wireless” system is made up of two receivers and a transmitter and can be used with any traditional speaker system, while the KHT5005.2W conversion kit is designed specifically to fit KEF’s KHT5005.2 speakers. Both of these set-ups cost $599.99.
Also, for $2,599.99, consumers can purchase the KHT5005.2W 5.1 deluxe package, which includes the KHT5005.2 speakers retrofitted with the new wireless system, as well as the HTB2 subwoofer.
“KEF’s wireless system provides high-resolution audio without ... degradation, distortion, and latency issues,” said Alec Chanin, president of KEF America, in a release on Thursday. “Unlike Wi-Fi, which has several bandwidth limitations including broadcast[ing] over a single frequency and radio interference, we utilize RF communications to ensure the highest fidelity and noise-free audio production.”