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electrostatic headphones
An apparatus which is held against the ear that reproduces incoming electrical signals as sound.

It relies on changes in electrical charges across a diaphragm stretched between two perforated, polarized plates.

All parts of the diaphragm experience equal forces and the sound is inherently more linear.

This entry is located in the following unit: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 83)