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ESS Translinear

Loudspeaker System

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ESS Translinear


Translinear, the finest system in the line of ESS fully dynamic models, utilizes a painstakingly matched component group to reproduce sound effortlessly and powerfully whether it be the crescendos of the full orchestra or the roaring eruptions of electronically augmented rock.

Styled with elegant simplicity in a gracefully slim, but marble-sturdy enclosure, the Translinear blends easily into any room decor.

Beneath its warm-toned grill fabric is a full length transmission line-similar to that used in the uncompromising Transtatic, to produce tight bass of such impact its depths are felt as well as heard.

Complementing this extraordinary bass are a midrange and treble array of such delicacy that previously hidden music textures are defined with mirror-like clarity.

The ESS Translinear is the summit of dynamic loudspeaker technology, ranking second only to the incomparable Transtatic. Truly a perfectionist's system, the bass is real, felt; while midrange and highs are transparent and shimmering.

Rich looking, rich sounding, the Translinear can only be described as a superb loudspeaker whose musical response is indeed as clear as light.


Type: 3 way, 4 driver loudspeaker system

Frequency Response: 30Hz to 20kHz

Power Handling: 500W

Recommended Amplifier: 45W (minimum)

Impedance: 8Ω

Bass: 9x12" oval

Midrange: 5" linear

Tweeter: 2 x 2.25"

Finish: walnut veneer, hand oiled and rubbed

Dimensions: 14 x 16 x 42 inches


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