HARBETH: Is the cult following justified and if so, why?

Editorial note: This thread started in 2011 and I checked it this morning (Feb 22 2019) and found it to be still relevant with a greater number of interesting observations than I expected. Certainly worth dipping in and out of. Neil / editorial ======================= Let me start by saying I’m not here to bash Harbeth […]

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HARBETH: Dangers of buying from unauthorised sources?

From their User Group: We’ve all been tempted. The idea of saving a few pounds by buying something from someone/somewhere that we know shouldn’t be selling it. But, be warned – there are serious repercussions which could turn the idea into a nightmare. Do not purchase Harbeth speakers without serial numbers! Please read this carefully: […]

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PIONEER: Their $129 speakers versus Harbeth Compact 7s

The thread starts ….. I’m not going to claim they are the equals of my Harbeth Compact 7ES-3s, but the $129 Andrew Jones-designed speakers by Pioneer (SP-BS22-LR) are quite remarkable. My point in posting is not really to compare them with my Harbeths, but to make the following observation: I’m becoming convinced that modestly priced […]

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HARBETH: Speaker shoot out: Harbeth P3ESR vs Proac Tablette Anniversary

What HiFi write ….. I thought I’d post this mini review about my impressions of these two competing mini monitors, I know some members here will be interested. I own both so I have no axe to grind when making these comparisons and each has its own virtues and pitfalls. The Proac’s have a more […]

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HARBETH: 7ES-3 (A Whack on the Side of the Head)

Jeff Dorgay writes ….. Sometime back in the early 80’s Roger Van Oech wrote a book titled A Whack on the Side of the Head focusing on creative solutions to problems that one might not have considered without being taken outside of their comfort zone.  The new Harbeth Compact 7ES-3 is the perfect example of […]

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