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Martin Logan Renaissance ESL15A Masterpiece Series Speaker

SKU: Renaissance ESL15A-Dark Cherry

$18,749.99each
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Featuring a 15-inch (CLS) XStat electrostatic transducer, dual 12-inch PoweredForce Forward woofers powered by dual 500-watt Class-D amplifiers, and controlled by a 24-Bit Vojtko DSP Engine and ARC (Anthem Room Correction).

What makes a masterpiece? Is the "Mona Lisa" just a picture of a woman smiling, or is there more to it?

We consider something a masterpiece when uncommon skill and artistry shapes familiar elements in an unexpected way, revealing an essential truth.

For MartinLogan, the essential truth revealed by our skill and artistry is audio realism. Fittingly, our next generation of electrostatic loudspeakers debuts with the new Renaissance ESL 15A. Three decades of audio design and engineering innovation, distilled into a startling fresh loudspeaker ideal.

Befitting a loudspeaker of this name, MartinLogan has combined decades of innovations, and more, to reinterpret the uniquely detailed electrostatic loudspeaker. This is a flagship audio achievement for the 21st Century.

The pi¨ce de rΩsistance is the integration of MartinLogan's award-winning 15-inch wide Curvilinear Line Source (CLS) XStat electrostatic (ESL) transducer with its robust woofer section, the revolutionary melding of design and engineering.

Look at the familiar elements of the classic MartinLogan electrostatic loudspeaker: Advanced MicroPerf stator technology, which allows for almost twice the exposed electrostatic diaphragm surface as a traditional electrostatic panel of the same size. The panel is reinforced with rigid ClearSpar spacers, keeping an exact level of tension on the vacuum-bonded diaphragm without obscuring the beautiful see-through design. Add the slender, pointed-arrow design of the new AirFrame Blade construction; a powerfully evocative composition creating a harmonious connection between the panel and its woofer cabinet.

Now notice some radical refinements: Inspired by our own breakthrough design, we have reinvented the Renaissance ESL 15A woofer section, powered by new dual 500-watt Class-D amplifiers, and controlled by a 24-Bit Vojtko DSP Engine and ARC (Anthem Room Correction).

Using two 12-inch laser-engineered low-distortion aluminum cone woofers in independently enclosed compact chambers, exclusive PoweredForce Forward bass alignment technology controls the interaction between the rear-firing woofer and the wall behind that woofer. With smart phase-shifting logic, we minimize the effect that wall has on bass information that might bounce back into the listening room. This uniform frequency response results in realistic bass effects you can feel. It's one more way MartinLogan innovation improves your listening experience in any room.

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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