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ESS Transtatic

Loudspeaker System

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ESS Transtatic


The ESS Transtatic is one of the world's finest loudspeaker systems, incorporating many unique and original engineering features.

Uncompromised in any aspect of design, construction or performance, the ESS Transtatic stands alone in its ability to recreate the grandeur of a full symphony orchestra, the delicacy of a human voice, or the incredible impact of electronically amplified rock.

The secret of this power and transparency of sound as clear, shimmering and exciting as light is acceleration. The Transtatic drivers respond so immediately to the input signal that no time lag mars the crisp rap of a guitar attack, no overhang obscures the whispering glide of brushes, no phase anomalies turn multiple voices into a hum-like drone.

Transients leap forth, complex instrumental interplay retains its detail and clarity, voices hold their soft uncolored breathy overtones to beyond audibility.

Indeed a state-of-the-art loudspeaker system, the ESS Transtatic has an unmatched delicate sheen in its high frequencies, a smooth uncolored midrange, and a tight, dynamic bass powerful enough to propagate the energy of fundamental 20Hz organ tones.

In short, the Transtatic is a speaker which sounds superb playing madrigals or Mantovani, chamber music or the Walter Carlos Moog.


Type: 3 way, 5 driver loudspeaker system

Frequency Response: 25Hz to 20kHz

Power Handling: 650W

Recommended Amplifier: 60W (minimum)

Impedance: 4Ω

Bass: 9x12" oval

Midrange: 1 x cone

Tweeter: 3 x electrostatic

Enclosure: transmission line

Finish: walnut veneer, hand oiled and rubbed

Dimensions: 42 x 20 x 16 inches


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