Cinema i

Compact Electrostatic Center Speaker

The world's most affordable electrostatic center-channel speaker, offering an unmatched combination of price, performance, and versatility.

Cinema i's size and performance make it a great center-channel speaker for any home theater and an ideal complement to our own electrostatics. Perfectly matched dynamic low- and high-frequency drivers team with an advanced electrostatic midrange panel to produce classic MartinLogan sound - clean, accurate, bursting with marvelous detail, and utterly intelligible. An integrated bracket/stand allows easy installation just about anywhere.

Launched in 2003

Price when discontinued:



Specifications are subject to change without notice

Frequency Response

80–22,000 Hz ±3dB

Recommended Amplifier Power

20—300 watts per channel


89 dB/2.83 volts/meter


6 Ohms, 3.7 at 20kHz Compatible with 4, 6, or 8 Ohm rated amplifiers.

Crossover Frequency

300, 3500 Hz

High Frequency Transducer

1" (2.54 cm) vacuum formed soft dome

Mid Frequency Transducer

Patented Generation 2 CLS™ electrostatic transducer

Low Frequency Transducer

Two 5.25" (13.3cm) magnetically shielded. Non-resonant asymmetrical chamber format


Custom 5-way binding posts


37 lbs. (16.8 kg)

Dimensions (with mounting bracket)

10" x 33.5" x 10.5 "
(25.4cm x 85cm x 27cm)

Dimensions (without mounting bracket)

8" x 33.5" x 10.5"
(20.3 cm x 85cm x 27cm)

Customer Reviews For Cinema i

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  • Sunday, December 27, 2009

Great Clarity
Purchased this center speaker from our local Tweeter dealer in "2007" Been very happy with the performance since. It seems to deliver good clean center channel clarity.