VIVID AUDIO KAYA K45
KAYA loudspeakers could only be made by Vivid Audio. Those curvaceous profiles. The patented technology. Above all, that astonishing sound quality, free from all resonance and coloration, that opens the window wide on the performance. And of course, they’re completely revolutionary, in their own understated way. Smooth, clean lines, and a detailed, focused sound that draws you in, holds your attention. Easy to live with. Truly life-enhancing.
One of the defining characters of our loudspeakers is the incredible clarity and articulation in the bass. Gone is the muddiness, the blurring of the notes: all is perfectly separate and distinct. And that matters. After all, as Debussy (may have) said: music is the spaces between the notes. That clarity is the result of our patented absorber horn, which eliminates resonances and coloration. In the GIYA series, it curves over the top of the enclosure, creating that unmistakeable outline. It’s still present, for the same reasons, in the KAYA 45, but folded back on itself, so it fits neatly inside. So you can enjoy the same extraordinary sound, from a loudspeaker that’s also easy on the eye.
South African Vivid Kaya 45 has a look like no other speaker I know of, but it was the sound that really made me gasp
… They never failed to please, with any musical source at any reasonable listening level.
I found the VIVID Audio KAYA 45 speakers to be the most transparent and musical speakers I have reviewed
Omtaler av Vivid Audio Kaya K45
Vivid Audio Kaya 45 – The whole, musical truth […] the Kaya 45 is musically compelling – and that is what sets great loudspeakers apart from merely good ones.
-Audio Video South Africa
I found the VIVID Audio KAYA 45 speakers to be the most transparent and musical speakers I have reviewed in my more than 10 years of professional reviewing experience.
-Home Theater High Fidelity
Kaya means ‘home’ in Zulu, the language of the people who build Vivid loudspeakers, I would happily give it some space in mine.
|Specifications||Vivid Audio KAYA 45|
|Configuration||3 way 4 driver system|
|Cabinet material||Glass reinforced Soric-cored sandwich composite|
|Cabinet colour||Piano Black, Pearl White, Oyster Matte|
|Bespoke colour||Available on request|
|Drive units||HF: D26 – 26mm Tapered Tube loaded alloy dome
MF: C100se – 100mm Tapered Tube loaded alloy dome
LF: C125L – 2 x 125mm alloy cone unit
|Bass loading||Exponentially Tapered Tube enhanced bass reflex|
|Sensitivity||87dB @ 2.83VRMS at 1m on axis|
|Nominal impedacnce (Ω)||6 Ohm (2.8 Ohm Min)|
|Frequency range (Hz)||37 – 25,000 Hz (-6dB)|
|First D26 Break Up mode:||44,000 Hz|
(2nd and 3rd harmonics)
|< 0.5% over frequency range at 1W|
|Cross over frequencies (Hz)||300 – 3,000|
|Recommended amplifier power||25W – 500W|
|Loudspeaker dimensions||1,153mm (H) x 298mm (W) x 385mm (D)|
|Shipping dimensions||1,245mm (H) x 680mm (W) x 450mm (D)|
|Shipping weight||60kg (pair)|