Totem Acoustic provided their home country, Canada, with an early glimpse of the Sky at the TAVES show in Toronto in October 2016 but the true worldwide debut took place recently at the CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

Totem say of their new compact monitor “The Sky will make you fly to a whole new level of appreciation. A compact marvel for all types of source mediums, the Sky offers flexibility, livability and lasting acoustic quality. The Sky delivers an ultra-stable performance specifically in critical vocal and definition areas. Slim, trim and visually self-effacing the Sky truly shines with the latest innovations in speaker design. You will be amazed by the ultra-wide spatial performance coming out  from such a compact package”. 

The Sky is made with unique borosilicate dampening that controls energy release yet keeps the cabinet “musically  alive”.They also feature a specially designed 5-inch driver, and 3-inch voice coil unit with 500W peak transient capacity. The Totem SKY was truly created for an age where value is put on a pure and honest musical rendition. Totem go on to say, “whether on a table top, in a book-shelf or on a dedicated stand, the Sky is optimised to work beautifully close to rear wall boundaries”.

Design features

  • Compact and aesthetic design
  • High-performance, acoustical finish
  • Large gauge air core coils
  • High-level point source imaging
  • Ideal for two-channel music and home theatre systems

Technical features

  • Full mono-shell, hand-assembled chassis
  • Lock mitred cabinet joints
  • Exclusive, hard-wired crossover
  • Solid twin-pair, gold-plated terminals
  • Magnetic grills included for easy removal and longevity

Specifications

Break-in Time 50 – 100 hours
Placement from rear wall 6″ – 3′ / 15.24 – 91.44 cm
Placement distance apart 2′ – 8′ / 60.96 – 243.84 cm
Frequency Response 48 Hz – 29.5 kHz ± 3 dB (with proper room positioning)
Impedance 8 ohms
Sensitivity 87 dB/W/m.
Recommended Power 30 – 125 W
Crossover Frequency 2.5 kHz (First Order)
Speaker Terminals 4-way bi-wireable
Woofer 5″ (3″ voice coil) / 12.7 cm (7.6 cm voice coil)
Tweeter 1.3″ / 3.3 cm Dome
Dimensions (w x h x d) 6.35″ x 12″ x 9″ / 16.2 cm x 30.5 cm x 22.9 cm

The Sky retails for $1850 in the USA and is now shipping around the world.

Totem Acoustics was created in 1987 by Vince Bruzzese, you can read an interview which Hifi Pig published with him here.

 

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