Pace Don Cox, electrostatic speakers, by Quad or any other manufacturer,
are definitely NOT infinite baffle designs. They are planar speakers,
completely different from the conventional cone and voice-coil drivers used
in box speakers. Magneplanar speakers, while not electrostatics, are well
known American-made planars. Planars don't even look anything like infinite
L. H. Kevil
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Don Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 07/02/2013, Tom Fine wrote:
> > Here's another one -- "How To Build Speaker Enclosures" circa 1966 (as
> > old as me), by Alexis Badmaieff and Don Davis.
> > http://dl.dropbox.com/u/55748706/How_to_Build_Speaker_Enclosures.pdf
> > And, for some more modern considerations, Altec's engineering notes on
> > using Thiele-Small Parameters. T-S is the basis for all or most modern
> > speakers, since first published in the early 70s.
> > http://dl.dropbox.com/u/55748706/Altec-using_T-S_parameters.pdf
> Most but not all. Quad's electrostatic speakers are infinite baffle
> designs, and are of very high quality (and price).
> Don Cox
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