-QUAD ESL2905 ELECROSTATIC SPEAKERS (PAIR)
The new Quad ESL-2905 Electrostatics are Quad's latest reference loudspeakers and like their predecessors should be regarded amongst the finest loudspeakers in the world today. In areas such as transparency, and lack of colouration, the Quad ESL 2905 are without peer. It should be noted that whilst moving-coil loudspeakers are the norm, the physical principles upon which they work are fatally flawed - and not even the latest advances in materials science can address their shortcomings. Quad alone has sought a different path - to push the boundaries of electrostatic technology to the point where the Quad ESL 2905 are closer to the ideal loudspeaker than any other.
In short, the Quad ESL technology is unique in its clarity of sound, lack of distortion, lack of interference and continuity of response. The Quad ESL 2905 Electrostatic loudspeakers are the absolute pinnacle of that technology. Engineered without compromise, they are destined to become modern classics.
The Quad ESL-2905 is the largest of the full-range Quad Electrostatic models. It employs 8 electrostatic panels, the inner two utilising the concentric rings of anodes used to create the point source image. Whilst all electrodes receive the same music signal, each electrode area reacts slightly differently, such that treble frequencies appear to come from the centre of the speaker. This often leads to the belief that a crossover separates the signals, but this is not the case. The outer panels (three above and three below), are linear panels, the entire surface of each reacting in unison to the signal. The large overall surface area is necessary to provide deep bass extension and dynamic response.
The Quad ESL 2905's construction is a combination of tensioned aluminium extrusions coupled to stainless steel support structures, with a piano gloss wooden trim. The substantial base construction is finished with piano gloss side cheeks and high-quality terminations. Internally, the highest quality components are used, including rare ccore transformers and high-grade audiophile capacitors. Three types of protection system are used to ensure the speakers are difficult to damage when over driven. A rigid three-dimensional structural support system, combined with an overall speaker mass of 41.6kg ensures the maximum transmission of sound energy. This results in the Quad ESL 2905 being the most dynamic and powerful Quad ESL ever produced.
Floor standing dipole speakers with 3 degree tilt back angle Full range Electrostatic speakers Progressive concentric rings Heavy duty composite Aluminium/Steel chassis Impedance Variation: 4 - 15 Ohms Ultra Low Mass (0.5g/m2) Tensioned film Membrane
Warranty information for Quad:
Quad products are designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. However, if something does go wrong with the product we are here to help. From your date of purchase your product is warranted against faulty materials or workmanship for a period of 24 months.
This guarantee applies to all Quad Products including 5.1 speaker Systems, CD Players, Award winning Bookshelf Speakers, Floor Standing Speakers and Hi Fi Amplfiers and Receivers. Providing you with peace of mind and the assurance of premium Quality.