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Quad ESL 57

Electrostatic Loudspeaker System

Designed for use with the Quad II valve power amplifier.

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Quad ESL 57


Awarded greatest HiFi product of all time by HiFi News in 2000; the Quad ESL delivers some of the most natural, open-sounding mid-band (especially on vocals) you're ever likely to hear.


Type: 2 way, 3 driver loudspeaker system

Frequency Response: 50Hz to 10kHz

Impedance: 15Ω

Sensitivity: 93dB

Bass: 2 x electrostatic

Tweeter: 1 x electrostatic

Grille: aluminium, bronze or black

Dimensions: 880 x 790 x 270mm

Weight: 18kg

Year: 1957


instruction/owners manual   English - Quadmann

service manual   English - Quadmann

service supplement   English - Quadmann

instruction/owners manual (alt scan)  English - Jeepo65

brochure   English - Jeepo65

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Reviewed Apr 18th, 2015 by Nick G

Clean, uncoloured reproduction of music and speech, and very easy to listen to.

Reviewed Mar 06th, 2015 by desertdog

Top marks from me.posted 2015

Reviewed Jul 21st, 2014 by peteraebbe

One of the best loudspeakers you can buy.
Needs a VERY stable amp. (Tube!) everything sounds real on this loudspeaker.
The only limit is a max SPL 98dB.



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