HARBETH: Are they really ‘pipe and slippers’?

Just to pick up on the “pipe and slippers” comment earlier.  Whilst I agree with this on some of the bigger models, the P3’s are def not imho lazy or pipe and slippers! I have also owned Proac 1SC’s, AE1’2, LS3’s Eden’s, Kan’s plus loads more. As far as I am concerned the most incisive […]

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TANNOY: Conversations about Tannoy Lancasters

 I’ve just collected my pair of Tannoy Lancasters, which are in good cosmetic order but I’d like to take the grille off to examine the drivers’ cones. There does not seem to be an obvious way of removing the grilles, so maybe they are not removable as such? Can anyone enlighten me on this and […]

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TANNOY: Ebay lunacy – or am I just behind the times?

Editor’s note: A ‘old’ thread but having checked the thread this morning, I feel there are observations there still worthy of attention. Neil. ================ A mate rang me last night for advice, his wife has a workmate selling some Tannoy Corner Lancasters. Ooh, thought I, perhaps they want to sell them to me. No, they […]

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MONITOR AUDIO: Replacing ceramic resistors in GXC350 speaker

Hello Colin. Great series so far. Thank you. A little background info: I own a Monitor Audio GXC350 centre speaker and have discovered the midrange driver produces no sound. Swapping the driver over with one from a GX200 confirms it’s ok. A volt meter shows there’s no output to the midrange driver which points to […]

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TANNOY: Monitor Gold LSU/HF/III.L.Z/8 question

… or, more precisely, a quite naive but humble question it is that aims to know whether is a pair of these speakers are worth investing in? To note, I followed some threads with Tannoy speakers mentioned here at TAOS but now do not remember whether these exact models were recommended to be purchased or […]

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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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TANNOY: Westminster Royal Special Edition Loudspeakers – interesting article

  Jeff Day writes: Do you know what the oldest loudspeaker company in the world is? If you guessed Tannoy you’re exactly right, as Tannoy was founded by Guy R. Fountain in 1926 and has been making loudspeakers now for over 84 years. ‘Tannoy’ was trademarked as a name in 1928, and was located in […]

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HARBETH: Leak 20 into Harbeth P3ESR

I’m currently selling my EAR Integrated as I wish to go back to Croft. Whilst it’s boxed up I’m running a Leak 20 from the variable output of my Quad CD-P to drive my Harbs. Should 10w a side do the job ? Surprisingly yes. I have used this combo before with a pre amp […]

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