The KAYA 45 is designed for everyday spaces, as well as dedicated listening rooms; to be part of the room, not necessarily its principal feature. Wherever you choose to locate it, KAYA 45 draws you deep into performance with its focused, natural sound, and reveals your favourite music in the kind of detail you never imagined possible.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Harmonic distortion (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)
  • Net weight: 25kg
  • Shipping dimensions: 1,245mm (H) x 680mm (W) x 450mm (D)
  • Shipping weight: 60kg (pair)

Vivid's Kaya 45 speakers exceeded the expectations raised by their heritage and impressive show previews. Sure, some speakers can play louder and go deeper, but one must pay one price or another for that privilege: larger size, higher cost, or less beauty. The Kayas sounded good from the moment they hit the carpet, and better after I toed them in toward the listening position. They never failed to please, with any musical source at any reasonable listening level. (Perhaps they really are Shmoos!) The Kaya 45s are among a handful of speakers that I will miss after they are gone. You should not miss auditioning them.

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