Kef Ci160.2QR or Monitor Audio Radius (In -Ceiling)

cwpaters

Novice Member
so what do you think? I am down to these two sets of In -Ceiling speakers

Kef Ci160.2QR (In -Ceiling)
Design 2 - way Uni-Q, 2 - driver
Frequency response at 15°
horizontally off axis ±3 dB 60 Hz - 20 kHz
Crossover frequency 2.8 kHz
Amplifier requirements 10 - 100 W
Sensitivity (2.83V/1m) 89 dB
Maximum output 108 dB
Impedance 8 Ohms
Magnetic shielding No
Weight 1.5kg (3.3 lbs)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 220 x 220 x 93mm 8.7 x 8.7 x 3.7 in.

or

Monitor Audio Radius (In -Ceiling)
Frequency Response 60Hz – 25KHz
Sensitivity ([email protected]) 88 dB
Impedance (nominal) 6 Ohms
Maximum SPL 103 dBA
Power Handling 70W
Recommended Amp requirements 5-60W
Bass Alignment Sealed enclosure
Drive unit Complement Bass 1x 5” MMP2 bass driver
Diver unit complement tweeter Pivoting 20mm C-CAM® gold alloy dome
Overall size 214 DIA (mm) 8 7/16 (Inches)
Overall depth 155 (mm) 6 1/8 (Inches)
Cut-out hole 173 DIA (mm) 6 13/16 DIA (Inches)
Mounting depth 150 (mm) 6 (Inches)
Fixing type 4 position ‘dog’ type fixings
Connection Gold plated ‘push’ type terminals
Back box/ Mounting flange material Mineral filled ABS plastic (UL V0
fire rated)
Weight Kg (Lb) 1.55Kg

What do you think? they both look similar but the Kef is slightly larger, any help or experience of these speakers would be great
 

cwpaters

Novice Member
I was going to go for the Monitor Audio Radius as the guy in Seven oaks said they were a really good speaker but i was kind of thinking about the cost again!! i can get the MA for £75 each and the Kef for £125 each!! thats a fair bit of money difference but the guy said i would get better sound from the MA?
 

cwpaters

Novice Member
can anyone help me?
 

Nokmondoo

Active Member
I've never seen the monitor audio in-ceilings before. At £75 each they could be just what i need. Any comments on them? :thumbsup:
 

cwpaters

Novice Member
hi m8, i went for one of these kef ones in my kitchen and one in my dinning room so the base is a lacking but they are only used for background music so for me they are great and so easy to fit!!
 

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