Quad ESL 2912 SKU Q-ESL-2912-BM
RRP $21,499.99

Quad ESL 2912

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Quad ESL 2912 SKU Q-ESL-2912-BM
RRP $21,499.99

The ORIGINAL electrostatic loudspeaker Quad ESL-2912 Electrostatic Speaker

The ESL was the world’s very first full range, ultra low distortion electrostatic loudspeaker. It set new standards of accuracy and fidelity in loudspeakers; a standard that remain unsurpassed to this day, it is still regarded as arguably the best loudspeaker in the world.


Product Description


Quad is proud to introduce the new ESL-2912, the latest audiophile class electrostatic speaker design that fulfil Quad's promise of the closest approach to the original sound.

These ESLs incorporate Quads classic push-pull technology which has led the field in electrostatic speaker design since 1957. The ESL-2912 represents the pinnacle of Quad's achievements and incorporates enhancements in speaker dress, metal work, updated panels, 24K gold plated terminals, Piano Rosewood trim whilst retaining the original Quad philosophy of maintaining "The Closest Approach To The Original Sound”.

Format Floor Standing Dipole with 3 degree fixed tilt
Type Full-range Electrostatic
Maximum Power Output 2 N/m2 at 2m on axis
Sensitivity 1.5 mbar per volt referred to 1m (= 86dB/2.83V RMS)
Impedance 8 ohm nominal
Max continuous input voltage 10V (RMS) - 20Hz to 20kHz
Program peak for undistorted output 40V
Permitted peak input 55V
Frequency response

32Hz-21kHz (-6dB)

28Hz - 23kHz (useable)

Panel elements 6
Power consumption 6 Watts
Dimensions (H x W x D) in mm

1430 x 695 x 385mm

(add 25 - 55mm for feet)

Weight 44kg 
Available Colours Black with Piano Rosewood
Why Quad
  • British Hi-Fi legend
  • Established in 1936 and is still an innovator
  • Maker of world renowned products
  • Creator of the world renowned ESL speaker