KLH Kendall 2F is a 3-way Passive Bass Reflex Floor-standing speaker by KLH. It features a 1" Hard-Dome Tweeter, 1 x 5.25" Midrange and 2 x 6.5" Aluminum Woofer. The speaker has a frequency range of 36-20k Hz and a sensitivity of 88 dB. KLH Kendall 2F has an MSRP of 1999$ per pair.
What size of room is the KLH Kendall 2F speaker good for?
The size of the room in which you are planning to use the KLH Kendall 2F is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various sizes of environments considering its size and max power parameters:
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(* Approximate Room sizes: Small < 100sq. ft / 9 m2, Mid-size: 100-220 sq. ft / 9-20 m2, Large 220-400 sq. ft / 20-36 m2, Very Large: > 400 sq. ft / 36 m2.
Average Floor Height: 9" / 2.7m. Typical room sizes differ from country to country, and the actual listening experience changes depending on floor height, room shape, surface materials, listening position, speaker locations, etc.)
What are the speakers in KLH's Kendall 2 Series?
Kendall 2F is a member of KLH's Kendall 2 series of Passive speakers. Below you can see the main specs of these speakers.
KLH Kendall 2 Series Speakers
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What is the Frequency Response of the KLH Kendall 2F speaker?
KLH Kendall 2F has a Frequency response range of 36-20k Hz at ±3dB and Power Range of 250 watts. At a minimum frequency of 36 Hz, Kendall 2F will provide a deep bass that will probably satisfy majority of listeners, especially for music. Movie lovers and music listeners who like to experience a full range response will still benefit from the use of a subwooofer though.
To focus on the subwoofers that are in a similar price range with KLH Kendall 2F, check out the Powered Subwoofers under $2000. Alternatively, find the Full list of Powered Subwoofers regardless of the price.
Here we have a comparison of how Kendall 2F's Low and High frequency values compare with the average, max and min Low and High frequency values in its class.
Among the speakers in our database with a max MSRP price of 2000$ (Pair), these are the 5 Passive Floor-standing speakers that have the deeper bass levels than the KLH Kendall 2F's 36Hz:
What is the Crossover frequency of KLH Kendall 2F?
Kendall 2F is a 3-way speaker and its crossover frequency between the woofer and the midrange set to 800Hz and the Crossover frequency between the midrange and the tweeter is set to 2500Hz.
What are the Impedance and Sensitivity of the KLH Kendall 2F? Is it an easy-to-drive speaker?
KLH Kendall 2F's nominal impedance level is 8 ohms
and has a sensitivity of 88 dB
8 Ohms is pretty much the standard nominal impedance amongst stereo speakers and amplifiers so KLH Kendall 2F is not considered a difficult to drive speaker from nominal Impedance perspective.
88dB of KLH Kendall 2F is an average sensitivity for stereo speaker so it is neither easy nor difficult to drive Sensitivity wise.
Check the amplifiers that are in a similar price range to the KLH Kendall 2F:
Kendall 2F has 5-Way post type connectors and lets bi-amping/bi-wiring. Bi-wiring can provide improvements in the overall transparency of your loudspeakers by running separate speaker wires to the low & high frequency drivers from a single amplifier. Bi-amping allows the use of separate amplifiers for the high & low frequency drivers of your loudspeaker which may result in greater dynamic range & lower distortion.
KLH Kendall 2F External Dimensions and Weight
KLH Kendall 2F has external dimensions of (Height x Width x Depth) 41inch x 12-3/4inch x 19inch (1042.0 x 324.0 x 483.0mm ).
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of a loudspeaker may become a determining factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of KLH Kendall 2F is approximately 1564.9cm2 / 242.6inch2.
The KLH Kendall 2F weighs 26.82kg / 59lbs per piece. Here is a comparison of how Kendall 2F's weight compares with the average, max and min weights in its class.
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Cabinet type and Materials
KLH Kendall 2F has a Bass Reflex
type cabinet and a MDF/Wood veneer finish. Bass Reflex type loudspeakers (aka Ported, Vented or Reflex Port) have enclosures that uses a port, hole or vent cut into the cabinet. Ported designs are generally more efficient than the Sealed designs.
KLH Kendall 2F comes with Outrigger Feet and Hardware Including Metal Spikes and Rubber Feet
which you can use to secure your loudspeaker on the surface that you are putting on. It is always recommended to use some kind of feet under all types of speakers. Besides limiting the movement of the speakers, it also compensates for non-flat surfaces and limits the contact surface area of the speaker. Rubber based feet also help isolating the vibrations within certain frequency ranges.
KLH Kendall 2F is a rear-firing port speaker so you have to make sure you leave enough space between the back of the speaker and wall or bookshelf so that it has room to breathe.
KLH Kendall 2F is available in Black Oak and English Walnut.
Does the KLH Kendall 2F come with a Grille?
Kendall 2F comes with magnetic grilles in Black color choices. The purpose of the grille is to protect the delicate driver elements from external impacts while still allowing the sound to pass as clearly as possible. Since the included grille of the Kendall 2F is magnetic type, it is very easy to put it on and off.
What's in the Box of KLH Kendall 2F?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Kendall 2F:
2F Loudspeaker and Grille Owners Manual Binding Post Wrench Outrigg Feet and Hardware Including Metal Spikes and Rubber Feet
Here is a list of accessories that we think you may need for the KLH Kendall 2F.
For more information about how to setup, use and maintain the KLH Kendall 2F, use the direct link below to download the official manual document:
Download User Manual for KLH Kendall 2F
Here is a link to download the official brochure for the KLH Kendall 2F speaker:
Official Brochure for KLH Kendall 2F
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the KLH Kendall 2F speaker can be found below:
Official Product Page for KLH Kendall 2F
10 years of parts warranty and 10 years of labor warranty is generally provided by the manufacturer.