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Quad ESL 2905

Quad ESL 2905
alaScore 88

17 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Quad ESL 2905. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Quad ESL 2905 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (

Quad ESL-2905 Loudspeakers Reviewed


It is with no small measure of pride that I am reviewing the latest incarnation of the phenomenal Quad ESL63. Y'see, I had a teensy-weensy, but possibly pivotal role in its development. If that taints me with a conflict of......

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Quad ESL 2905 review


Thee best Quad electrostatic design ever, and a truly world-class speaker

Power, poise and surprising bass ; open and airy sound

Need space in which to operate, and the best partnering equipment

One of hi-fi’s true classics redefined: this is the best Quad electrostatic design ever, and a truly world-class speaker

Dec, 2006

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (

Quad ESL-2905


Manufacturing high quality audio products for more than seventy years is an achievement in itself; even more remarkable is the level of dedication to its electrostatic loudspeakers that Quad has maintained. The Quad ESL-2905 is their present flagship...

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: kb0000 (

Quad ESL-2905 Floorstanding Speakers


These are current version of the classic Quad ESL-63 speakers. I am the first person living in the Western Hemisphere to own the ESL 63 speakers, of which I now have two pairs, one International Monitor, and one American Monitor. There came a time when...

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: Colin (

Quad ESL-2905 Floorstanding Speakers


I am purchasing the classique 2905's. I would like to put them onto a base plate with small castors. Can anyone provide the overall base dimensions for the base plate and the positions of the spikes so I don't have any clashes with the castor bolts?

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Richard (

Quad ESL-2905 Floorstanding Speakers


I suppose it is bit presumptuous for me to review something I do not yet own. Let me explain.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Leoross (

Quad ESL-2905 Floorstanding Speakers


For thirty years I have listened to almost nothing but quad esl's and these are the best alround esl of the lot, although the 989 was as strong on imaging, it lacked the taughtness and punch of the 2905's. They are totally transparent abd consequently...

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: dpaws (

Quad ESL-2905 Floorstanding Speakers


It's hard to add to what's already been said. Superb speakers that really do fast tight bass! Some thoughts though... room size can be quite intimate, mines 4m x 5m x 3m ceilings, sounds wonderful - with only some heavy cushions in the back corners to...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: Raj J (

Quad ESL-2905 Floorstanding Speakers


good day! greetings from Melbourne.

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: (

Quad ESL-2905


I bought a pair of 2805's and 2905's three years ago. They have given me no trouble in that time, and they sound wonderful. If you are a volume freak, look elsewhere. But if you are a clarity freak, like myself, you should audition these speakers.

Feb, 2010