mention KEF to any home audio enthusiasts, the egg-shaped home theater speakers immediately comes to mind. iconic it is, but that has been a while now. building on the success of many of KEF’s audio innovations, the UK-based hi-fi equipment maker has just refreshed the iconic egg-shaped speakers with the new E series Home Theater Speaker System. the E305 comprises of five compact satellite speakers, each driven by the firm’s new Uni-Q driver array which includes a .75″ (19mm) vented aluminum dome tweeter and a 4.25″ (115mm) aluminum woofer. completing the audio accomplishment is a closed-box design powered subwoofer featuring a 250W Class-D amplifier and employs a long throw 8-inch driver for a “fast, punchy and well defined” bass response. it is worthy to note that the E305 subwoofer is specifically designed as part of the E305 system and hence, it will not be available as a standalone subwoofer – just thought that you should know, in case the notion of mix-and-match is already swirling in your head. other highlights include a cabinet design based on damping technologies from the LS50 for resonance and secondary radiation avoidance and rotatable dual-purpose satin chrome cast aluminum bases (on satellites, of course) for either tablet top placement or wall-mounting. available in choice of deep black or pure white, this silky matt finish home theater speaker system is slated to hit the UK market end-April with a £899.99 sticker (about US$1,360). scroll down for a few more look, plus a product clip.