Vivid Audio Kaya 90 Floorstanding Speaker Reviewed

June 2019 - Reviewed by Brian Kahn

"Kudos to Mr. Dickie, as his latest line of speakers is an unqualified success. I found the cabinets to have surprisingly little vibration even at high listening levels, and the internal loading characteristics let the Kayas play with very little distortion or shift in character regardless of volume level. I know of dealers who have replaced Wilson Audio with Vivid Audio and that is no small compliment. I've been doing high-end audio reviews for the last 20 years, and the Vivid Audio Kaya 90 is one of the most impressive products I have had the pleasure of reviewing. I will be very sad to see this pair go."

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Vivid Audio Kaya 45 Loudspeakers

February 2019 - Reviewed by Jason Thorpe

"But while it was immediately apparent to me how clear the Vivids were through the midrange, it took me a while to nail down why they sounded the way they did. Part of the reason for this clarity, I think, is that the Kaya 45s passed along only the musical signal. There was no overhang, no distortion that I could hear, no artifacts. These were the results of well-behaved drivers firmly mounted in an inert enclosure, resulting in a clear window on the musical performance -- or that clear-day thing again. And that clarity, that lack of any distortion, allowed me -- begged me -- to raise the volume higher than I’m usually comfortable with. Which brought me even closer to the music."

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High-End Loudspeaker of the Year

THE HI-FI+ AWARDS 2018

Vivid Audio Kaya 45


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