MartinLogan MartinLogan ElectroMotion ESL Hybrid Electrostatic Loudspeaker (Black, Each)

The ElectroMotion ESL represents a bold new direction for electrostatic loudspeaker design. Featuring a full-sized 34-inch tall curvilinear XStat electrostatic transducer and a superbly integrated high-performance woofer, the new EM-ESL performs more like a mini-flagship than an entry level audiophile speaker. Designed for both 2-channel music enthusiasts and those seeking the worlds most articulate and dynamic multi-channel home theater systems, the EM-ESL is the most compelling 'affordable' audiophile-grade speaker ever brought to market.

MartinLogan ElectroMotion ESL Speaker System

\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nValue\r\nBuild Quality\r\n\r\n\r\nPrice: $5,600 (updated 3/10/15)\r\nAt A Glance: CLS Xstat electrostatic transducer • Folded Motion XT tweeter • Dipolar panels\r\n\r\nI hate MartinLogan. \r\n\r\nThat’s right. I hate MartinLogan with a passion that borders on the obsessive. And there’s more to it than the fact that the company’s headquarters in Lawrence, Kansas, are just a hop, skip, and a third-and-long TD pass away from KU. (As a graduate of Mizzou, I say, “Pluck the Jayhawks.”) What gets me is that every time I see those tall, translucent, slightly curved, hard-to-believe-they-actually-work panels that are the hallmark of a MartinLogan electrostatic speaker, I want a pair. read more