electrostatic loudspeaker

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electrostatic loudspeaker

[i‚lek·trə′stad·ik ′lau̇d‚spēk·ər]
(engineering acoustics)
A loudspeaker in which the mechanical forces are produced by the action of electrostatic fields; in one type the fields are produced between a thin metal diaphragm and a rigid metal plate. Also known as capacitor loudspeaker.
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After retiring from a government job in the 1990s, Sanders dedicated himself to perfecting electrostatic speakers, which have "no moving mass and therefore no distortion," he says.
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