Music to your ears: New transducers meet electrostatic headphones

Despite their high quality and accurate audio reproduction, electrostatic speakers can be prohibitively expensive, sometimes fragile and until recently, were hand made because of mechanical precision requirements. Seeing a need for affordable, high quality headphones that could be manufactured more easily, Warwick Audio Technologies Limited designed the High precision Electrostatic laminate transducer, a patented technology based on an ultra thin diaphragm and a single conductive plate instead of a pair.