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MartinLogan Stage Center/Front/Surround Loudspeaker

A stellar performer at an exceptional price–
offering unparalleled sonic purity, precision,
clarity, and openness

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US Retail Price: $2,795/each (base price)

Lawrence, Kansas, June 2006– MartinLogan, the Loudspeaker Technology Company, announces the introduction of the new Stage loudspeaker. The result of years of research, the new Stage hybrid electrostatic loudspeaker features advanced technological developments, dramatically reducing cabinet size and establishing new standards for efficiency, dynamics.

Stage is a highly evolved expression of the ideas and engineering that spawned the legendary Logos and Theater center-channel speakers. Incorporating many of our most refined technologies, including a state-of-the-art HD-XStat electrostatic panel, twin 6.5-inch aluminum-cone woofers, and highly sophisticated Vojtko crossover, the precision and intelligibility of Stage’s center-channel reproduction are unrivaled.

Featuring a multi-mount bracket/stand, Stage works as a main, center or surround speaker, mounted on- or off-wall, horizontally or vertically. Only a handful of speakers (our own floorstanding electrostats) match or outperform the Stage in any of these applications, and none outpace it in all of them. Its sound is always simply glorious.

Stage’s Features Include:
HD-XStat (Hybrid Dynamic XStat) Technology
-XStat Electrostatic Transducer featuring:
-Advanced Vacuum Bonding
-MicroPerf Stators
-ClearSpar technology
-CLS (Curvilinear Line Source)
-Two High-Resolution 6.5-inch Aluminum Cone Woofers
-Pivoting Multi-Mount Bracket/Stand
-Precision Performance Crossover Engineering
-Low-Voltage Power Supply

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What really sets the Stage apart is a high-resolution neodymium soft dome tweeter embedded directly in the electrostatic panel. By eliminating the need for a bulky tweeter-housing mounted in front of the ESL panel (as found on the MartinLogan Cinema and Theater center channels), the Stage all but eliminates high-frequency diffraction. This unique mounting system also increases mid-range/high-frequency phase coherence and time alignment while offering superior dispersion characteristics (compared to previous MartinLogan center channels).

XStat Transducer Enhances Electrostatic Purity
Revealing every subtle nuance of recorded sound with unflinching accuracy, Stage’s XStat electrostatic transducer reveals a magical performance with precision, dynamics and three-dimensional sound staging–all from an extremely compact stat panel.

Stage’s CLS (Curvilinear Line Source) XStat transducer builds upon the legacy of MartinLogan’s electrostatic heritage. The integration of exotic toroidal transformer engineering and an electrical interface technology developed by MartinLogan’s Statement e2 engineering team extends effortless dynamics and purity resulting in the highest sonic standards of efficiency and precision.

MicroPerf stator technology, featured in Stage’s XStat transducer, maximizes playable area in each panel. Further enhancing efficiency and dynamics as well as MartinLogan’s trademark transparency, rigid ClearSpar spacers (originally engineered for the cost-no-object Statement e2) allow XStat transducers to maintain an extremely uniform tension of the diaphragm during critical panel construction processes, permitting critical stator and diaphragm spacing within an exact tolerance.

Carefully hand-built using only the finest polypropylene capacitors and air-core coils, Stage’s crossover employs MartinLogan’s proprietary Vojtko topology for vanishingly low distortion and seamless driver integration. This precision-tuned network preserves even the most subtle sonic nuances while handling the full dynamics of any source.

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To further enhance custom application options, the Stage ships with a multi-mount stand / bracket attached. Whether the Stage is placed atop a rear projection TV, wall mounted under or beside a plasma screen or placed on the floor, the unit can be precisely aimed to achieve optimal performance.

A low-voltage DC power supply eliminates the need for a traditional, heavy IEC power cord.

Stage features a variety of real wood veneers with multiple layers of hand-rubbed lacquer.


System Frequency Response:
69–22,000 Hz ± 3db

Horizontal Dispersion:
30 Degrees

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90 dB/2.83 volts/meter

Nominal Impedance:
4 ohms

Minimum Impedance:
2.9 ohms @ 20 kHz

Crossover Frequency:
450, 2700 Hz

Custom-wound audio transformer, air core coils, polypropylene capacitors

Tweeter Type:
1″ (2.5cm) neodymium soft dome

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Midrange Type:
XStat electrostatic transducer

Woofer Type:
Two 6.5″ (16.5 cm) cast basket, aluminum cone with extended throw driver assembly, bass reflex

Power Handling;
250 watts per channel

Signal Inputs:
Custom binding posts

39 lbs. each (17.7 kg)

Size (with mounting bracket/stand beneath speaker):
12″ h × 34.6″ w × 10.3″ d
(30.4 h × 87.9 w × 26.1 d cm)

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Size (with mounting bracket/stand behind speaker):
9.3″ h × 34.6″ w × 11.8″ d
(23.6 h × 87.9 w × 30 d cm)

Size (without mounting bracket):
9″ h × 34.6″ w × 10.3″ d
(22.7 h × 87.9 w × 26.1 d cm)

MartinLogan, one of the most respected names in audio, is located in Lawrence, Kansas, where 80 employees handcraft the company’s ultimate loudspeaker products. The speaker systems, incorporating MartinLogan’s patented CLS (Curvilinear Line Source) high-resolution electrostatic technology and ATF (Advanced Thin Film) transducers, range in price from $399 to over $9,995 (US Retail). The subwoofer systems range in price from $599 to $2795 (US Retail). For more information regarding MartinLogan visit, or contact Devin Zell at (785) 749-0133.

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