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There are a lot of high-end speakers out there, but this is one of the most striking ones we’ve seen. Sonance’s website says that the Kayak is the latest addition to their NACSound range. Kayak is designed to be suspended horizontally between two opposing walls or pillars, or vertically between floor and ceiling. It is ideal for use in homes or anywhere with insufficient space to mount speakers from the ceiling.
Kayak was designed by the Italian firm NACSound and Ron Arad and continues the concept of a single body with stereophonic emission. This means that you only need one Kayak speaker to get full stereo sound.
The lamp-like cones on the top and bottom of the speaker each contain a coaxial driver array. The jewel-shaped centerpiece is an acoustic reflector that was computer designed to give the best possible sound.
Kayak produces 60W of sound, at a sensitivity of 86dB. It’s available for $2900 and comes in 14 different finishes.
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