Martin Logan ElectroMotion ESL Loudspeaker

MSRP $2,499.00

The World’s Most Superb Thin Film Transducer Technologies

The ElectroMotion® Series features both electrostatic and compact Folded Motion™ thin film transducer technologies. This bold loudspeaker series establishes a new benchmark for price versus performance. Pushing thin film transducer technology to its limit, the ElectroMotion Series floorstanding loudspeakers, the ElectroMotion ESL X & ESL, features the most affordable full-size XStat™ electrostatic transducers ever designed. Voice-matched center and surround speakers feature Folded Motion tweeter technology.

Designed for both 2-channel music enthusiasts and those seeking the worlds most articulate and dynamic multi-channel home theater systems, ElectroMotion Series speakers are voice and timbre matched with one another as well as the rest of the MartinLogan line. With audiophile-grade floorstanding electrostatic loudspeakers starting at $2,499.95 per pair (US), this new series represents the most compelling ‘affordable’ audiophile-grade speakers ever brought to market.

EM-ESL Starting at $2,499.95 per pair – We have the ESL Satin Black in our “Family Room” reference room.

EM-ESL X Starting at $3,999.95 per pair see details

Finish Options: Satin Black and High-Gloss Black

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Martin Logan ElectroMotion ESL Loudspeaker

The World's Most Superb Thin Film Transducer Technologies

The ElectroMotion® Series features both electrostatic and compact Folded Motion™ thin film transducer technologies. This bold loudspeaker series establishes a new benchmark for price versus performance. Pushing thin film transducer technology to its limit, the ElectroMotion Series floorstanding loudspeakers, the ElectroMotion ESL X & ESL, features the most affordable full-size XStat™ electrostatic transducers ever designed. Voice-matched center and surround speakers feature Folded Motion tweeter technology.

Designed for both 2-channel music enthusiasts and those seeking the worlds most articulate and dynamic multi-channel home theater systems, ElectroMotion Series speakers are voice and timbre matched with one another as well as the rest of the MartinLogan line. With audiophile-grade floorstanding electrostatic loudspeakers starting at $2,499.95 per pair (US), this new series represents the most compelling 'affordable' audiophile-grade speakers ever brought to market.

EM-ESL Starting at $2,499.95 per pair - We have the Satin Black ESL on our Showroom floor in "The Family Room".

EM-ESL X Starting at $3,999.95 per pair 

Finish Options: Satin Black and High-Gloss Black

Specifications

Technical Specifications

 

 
  ElectroMotion ESL X EFX ElectroMotion ESL ElectroMotion ESL C ElectroMotion C2 ElectroMotion FX2
MSRP (US) $3,999.95 per pair $3,095 per pair $2,499.95 per pair $1,699.95 each $799.95 each $649.95 each
Frequency Response 41–22,000 Hz ±3dB 68–22,000 Hz ±3dB 42–22,000 Hz ±3dB 66–23,000 Hz ±3dB 55–25,000 Hz ±3dB 55–25,000 Hz ±3dB
Dispersion 30° x 40" (101.6cm) line source 30° x 28" (71cm) line source 30° x 34" (71cm) line source 30° x 6.375" (16cm) line source 80° x 30° 160° x 30°
Sensitivity 91 dB/2.83 volts/meter 90 dB/2.83 volts/meter 91 dB/2.83 volts/meter 89 dB/2.83 volts/meter 94 dB @ 2.83 volts/ meter 93 dB @ 2.83 volts/ meter
Nominal Impedance 6 Ohms, 1.6 @ 20kHz. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 ohm rated amplifiers. 6 Ohms, 1.3 @ 20kHz. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 ohm rated amplifiers. 6 Ohms, 1.6 @ 20kHz. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 ohm rated amplifiers. 4 Ohms. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 ohm rated amplifiers. 4 Ohms. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 ohm rated amplifiers. 5 Ohms. Compatible with 4, 6 or 8 ohm rated amplifiers.
Recommended Amplifier Power 20-400 watts per channel 20-300 watts per channel 20-300 watts per channel 20-300 watts per channel 20-250 watts per channel 20-200 watts per channel
Crossover Frequency 400Hz 530Hz 500Hz 600, 3400 Hz 900, 2,300 Hz 2,300Hz
High Frequency Transducer XStat™ CLS™ electrostaic transducer XStat™ CLS™ electrostaic transducer XStat™ CLS™ electrostaic transducer One 1" x 1.4" (2.6cm x 3.6cm) Folded Motion Transducer with 5.25" x 1.75" (13.3cm x 4.4cm) diaphragm. One 1.25" × 2.4" (3.2cm × 6.1cm) Folded Motion XT Transducer with 4.5" × 2.75" (11.4cm × 7cm) diaphragm Two 1.25" × 2.4" (3.2cm × 6.1cm) Folded Motion XT Transducers with 4.5" × 2.75" (11.4cm × 7cm) diaphragm
» Panel Dimensions (HxW) 40" x 8.6"
(102cm x 22cm)
28" x 8.6"
(71cm x 22cm)
34" x 8.6"
(86cm x 22cm)
» Radiating Area 344 in2
( cm2)
241 in2
( cm2)
292 in2
( cm2)
Mid Frequency Transducer XStat™ CLS™ electrostaic transducer
» Panel Dimensions (HxW) 6.375" x 23"
(16cm x 58cm)
» Radiating Area 147 in2
( cm2)
Low Frequency Driver Two 8” (20.3 cm) high excursion, high-rigidity paper cones with extended throw driver assembly, non-resonance asymmetrical chamber format, bass reflex 6.5" (16.5cm) high excursion, fiber cone with extended throw drive assembly; bass reflex 8" (20.3cm) high excursion, high-rigidity paper cone with extended throw drive assembly, non-resonance asymmetrical chamber format; bass reflex Two 5.25" (13.3 cm) high excursion, high-rigidity aluminum cone with extended throw driver assembly, non-resonance asymmetrical chamber format. Two 5.25" (13.3cm) paper cone with cast aluminum basket. Ported. 6.5" (16.5cm) paper cone with cast aluminum basket. Ported.
Weight 52lbs. (23.6kg) each 24.5lbs. (11.1kg) each 35.5lbs. (16.1kg) each 32lbs. (14.5kg) each 24.5lbs. (11.12kg) each 16lbs. (7.3kg) each
Overall Dimensions
(HxWxD)
59.2 x 9.4 x 20.7 (150.3cm x 23.8cm x 52.6cm) 48.8 x 9.4 x 6.5 (123.9cm x 23.8cm x 16.5cm) 52.1 x 9 x 16.3 (132.3cm x 22.9cm x 41.4cm) 7.6 x 22.8 x 16.1 (19.3cm x 57.9cm x 40.9cm) 6.4 x 18.9 x 14.3 (16.4cm x 48.2cm x 36.5cm) 14.9 x 14 x 6.8 (37.9cm x 35.5cm x 17.2cm)
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