Quad ESL-2812 Electrostatic Loudspeaker

£6,499.95

Brand Quad

The Quad Electrostatic Loudspeaker incorporates the Quads now classic push pull mylar diaphragm technology which has led the design in electrostatic speaker design since 1957.  Quad have continued to further improve the ESL system and today Quad have two current models the ESL-2912 and the ESL-2812.

Quads latest reference Electrostatic Loudspeaker the ESL-2812 is regarded as one of the finest Loudspeakers in the world. The ESL is a dipole, radiating sound to the front and rear. As no cabinet is required the ESL can reproduce coloration free sound reproduction, using a large panel area ensures accurate bass below 40Hz.The result is a speaker with amazing accuracy, soundstage and coherence which make the Quad ESL one of the finest electrostatic speakers ever made.

Specifications

Format Floor standing dipole with 3 degree fixed tilt
Type Multiple Electrostatic Drive Membranes
Time Delay Progressive Concentric Rings
Chassis Structure Heavy Duty Composite Aluminium / Steel
Panel Elements 4
Maximum Output 2 N/m_ at 2m On Axis
Sensitivity 1.5mbar Per Volt Referred To 1m
(86 dB/2.83 V RMS Equivalent)
Impedance 8 Ohms Nominal
Impedance Variation 4-15 Ohms
Maximum Input Continuous Input Voltage (RMS): 10V
Programme Peak For undistorted Output: 40V
Permitted Peak Input: 55V
Frequency Response 37Hz - 21kHz (-6dB)
33Hz - 23kHz (useable)
Distortion (100dB at 1m) Above 1000Hz 0.15%
Above 100Hz 0.5%
Above 50Hz 1.0%

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