Transparent sound on a small footprint.
The S12 is the latest in Vivid’s Kaya range line of loudspeakers, which they promise to be revolutionary. Although the internal volume of this loudspeaker only measures 12 litres and puts less than 7 KG on the scale, it is filled to the brim with their patented technologies. The Kaya S12 shares Vivid’s coveted drivers with its larger siblings, employs a tapered tube on the D26 tweeter, and as a world first offering, uses an Omni-Absorber cabinet.
The Omni-Absorber annihilates the common distortion all other two-way monitor designs suffer from. The application of this technology in bookshelf form not only addresses vertical modes within the cabinet but modes in ALL PLANES resulting in the cleanest presentation available today!
The small footprint makes it the perfect studio monitor or a sophisticated loudspeaker for use in a multichannel system. Charming like the V1 from OVAL range, but built with technology from GIYA loudspeakers, KAYA S12 is, even more, an accessible way to bring the transformative Vivid Audio approach to the music you love the most.
|Vivid Audio KAYA S12|
|Configuration||2 way 2 driver system|
|Cabinet material||RIMCast Polyurethane|
|Cabinet colour||Piano Black, Pearl White, Oyster Matte|
|Bespoke colour||Available on request|
|Drive units||HF: D26 – 26mm tapered tube loaded alloy dome
LF: C100D – 1 x 100mm alloy cone
|Bass loading||Exponentially Tapered Tube enhanced bass reflex|
|Sensitivity||87dB @ 2.83VRMS at 1m on axis|
|Nominal impedacnce (Ω)||8 Ohm (5,3Ohm Min)|
|Frequency range (Hz)||45 – 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)||3,000|
|Recommended amplifier power||25W – 125W|
|Loudspeaker dimensions||400 mm (H) x 237 mm (W) x 254 mm (D)|
|Net weight||6 kg|
|Shipping dimensions||480 mm (H) x 250 mm (W) x 270 mm (D)|
|Shipping weight||8 kg (each)|
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