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Martin Logan Focus ESL C18 Masterpiece Centre Channel

SKU: Focus ESL C18-Arctic Silver

$6,499.99
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Focus ESL C18 is a versatile performance shelf or wall-mounted electrostatic center channel speaker, bringing realism into focus with an 18-inch wide XStat CLS electrostatic transducer with the detailed imaging capability of a Folded Motion tweeter, along with twin 6.5-inch woofers, capable of deep bass reproduction down to 50Hz.

The painters of the Dutch Golden Age produced photo-realistic masterpieces 300 years before cameras were invented. They focused your attention using a bright, otherworldly light. Even in their most intimate portraits, the riveting light draws your eye.

This kind of sensory focus is the key to realism in your home theater, as well. It's the job of your center channel loudspeaker to anchor action and dialogue to your screen. It must reproduce detailed high frequency information to reinforce imaging, and also blend seamlessly with the other speakers in your surround-sound system to envelope you in a realistic soundstage.

MartinLogan presents a new Masterpiece of home theater realism: the Focus ESL C18 Center Channel Loudspeaker, an electrostatic center channel speaker designed for wall-mounted flexibility.

The goal is flexibility and performance, and the Focus ESL C18 achieves both. The sleek, sculpted enclosure is solidly braced, resonance-free and well-balanced. It is designed to be mounted above or below your screen. Heavy-duty wall-mounting bracket hardware is included, and the innovative brackets accommodate multiple mounting angles, so you can aim the Focus ESL C18 directly at your listening position for a perfectly aligned center channel presentation.

The Focus ESL C18 is also at home on a shelf or floor stand. Toggle the convenient "On-Wall/Off-Wall" acoustic contour switch to instantly optimize performance for any mounting position. This feature automatically modifies response to compensate for wall boundaries that may reinforce or inhibit bass output. The result is room-filling center channel reproduction with lifelike full-range verve.

Installation flexibility and tailored center channel performance: Now you have more options than ever in your Masterpiece home theater system.

What makes the Focus ESL C18 a masterpiece of center channel design and engineering is its surprising ability to be wall-mounted. And while the Focus ESL C18 boasts a depth of just 9.6-inches when mounted flat on a wall, it is packed with technology that delivers the detailed audio you demand from a superior center channel loudspeaker.

The 7.5 x 18-inch Curvilinear Line Source (CLS) electrostatic panel, with its gentle horizontal curve, enhances output and extends the enveloping mid-range dispersion pattern. The design of the exterior grille matches the look of the MicroPerf Stators and bold AirFrame Blade seen on other models in the Masterpiece ESL Series, for a sophisticated and coordinated home theater system aesthetic.

MartinLogan is a manufacturer of high-end speakers, including electrostatic speakers and hybrid electrostatic speakers. The company was founded in 1983 by Gayle Martin Sanders and Ron Logan Sutherland, and is based in Kansas, USA.

MartinLogan is known for its innovative designs and use of advanced technologies to deliver high-quality sound. The company's electrostatic speakers, in particular, are highly regarded for their exceptional sound quality, which is achieved through the use of a thin, lightweight diaphragm that is suspended between two stator panels. This design allows the speakers to produce a highly detailed and accurate sound that is highly sought after by audiophiles.

MartinLogan also offers hybrid electrostatic speakers, which combine an electrostatic panel with a traditional cone speaker to provide a wider frequency response and better bass performance.

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