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ManufacturerModelVersionsYearCurrentDriver typeDesignerCountryNotes
Dukane, IonavacIonovacDuk-5,10 - 601951NoBXSiegfried KleinUSFirst commercial plasma tweeter
PlesseyIonophone1956NoBXUKA licensed Ionovac clone
Electro-VoiceIonovac T-35001958NoBXUSA licensed Ionovac clone
Fane AcousticsIonofane, IonofoneFane 6011960NoBXFaulkusGBA licensed Ionovac clone
Bowers & WilkinsP-2-HP2, P2H1966NoBXUKUsed a Fane 601 tweeter
HillPlasmatronicType 1,Model 1-100-A1972NoBXDr. Alan Hill, with Tony SalsichUSWell known, helium tank, handful made
TecnacIonofone1974NoBXDELater Klein clone
Corona AcousticCorona Type314 - 5141978NoBXOtto Braun (sold Ionovac in Germany)DECompany 1977-99, now Lansch Audio
MagnatMP-01,02m, Transpuls,MP-X-1011978NoBXSiegfried KleinDEWell known
Audio ReferencePlasmasonic11985NoB/CZHenri Bondar, Jean-Claude FourriereFRHeadphones, few hundred made - $2000
CSE Inc.A-3000minus?1985?BXJPJapanese
Acapella (ATR)Ion TW-1TW-1, TW-1S1998YesBXDEWas 8,500 euro on its own, now only part of full system
Lansche AudioCorona Type314 - 5141998YesBXRudiger Lansche, Otto BraunSWTook over Corona Acoustic's designs
Real Onkyo Co. Ltd.RealonMk 1,2,3 ,TS-5A, PS-20001999?BXMr HataJPRefurb Mk3 listed on Amazon Japan 2014
Viger Audio, Plasma VoiceVA, Arc One, EALVA-5pro,VA6, VA72012?BXBoris G. VigerRUSolid state plasma tweeters
Vaugn LoudspeakersPlasma Signature2016YesBXJim JordanUSRecreated Ionovac
Driver type Key:

A Arc discharge
B Glow discharge / Plasma
C Corona wind (ion cloud)

X Tweeter
Y Mid-range
Z Full range

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