[LAU] Headphones

Gianfranco Ceccolini gianfranco at portalmod.com.br
Tue Dec 16 18:27:47 UTC 2014

AFAIK they are only popular in Japan.

http://www.stax.co.jp <http://www.stax.co.jp/>

It is a complete different technology. Instead of using and electro magnetic system, like small speakers, it uses a high voltage (~500V) electrostatic system, hence the need of a dedicated amplifier.

You can get an used unit at eBay. http://www.ebay.com/sch/Consumer-Electronics-/293/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=stax <http://www.ebay.com/sch/Consumer-Electronics-/293/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=stax>

The one I tried was from the 80’s and sounded fantastic.



> Em 16/12/2014, à(s) 19:06, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com> escreveu:
> On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:43:12 +0100, Gianfranco Ceccolini wrote:
>> Ever tried a Stax ?
>> I once had the opportunity to try a SR-307 (Lambada series) and they
>> were amazing.
> Thank you,
> no, I've never seen such a thing in an audio or video studio, so I'm
> sceptic.
> Regards,
> Ralf

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