HARBETH: ” ….. not interested due to age and say they no longer have any parts for these “

A member writes … Professional Speaker testing ? Hi. I have a pair of Harbeth HL1 MK4 speakers . Harbeth are not interested due to age and say they no longer have any parts for these. Can they be tested other that If they sound OK they are OK.  Also how would you test the […]

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CELESTION VINTAGE PAIRS FOR SALE @ The SENSIBLE SOUNDS MARKET PLACE

15XR … https://reverb.com/item/37063013-celestion-15-xr-natural-superb-refurbished-condition?gspk=SGlmaXNoYXJrLVJldmVyYg%3D%3D&utm_campaign=Hifishark-Reverb&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=partnerstack-legacy A2 … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/2214/66/floor-standing-speakers/celestion-a2-speakers-rosewood.aspx SEVEN … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/121112826/celestion-seven-hi-fi-speakers.html?affil=awin&utm_content=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hifishark.com&utm_term=Comparison+Engine&utm_source=AWin-536903&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=AffiliateWin&awc=5834_1634556033_91ddf61011f1f1e402d8336beb9549ce DITTON 44 … https://www.preloved.co.uk/adverts/show/120889589/celestion-ditton-44-vintage-speakers.html?affil=awin&utm_content=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hifishark.com&utm_term=Comparison+Engine&utm_source=AWin-536903&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=AffiliateWin&awc=5834_1627394336_21b8b2be8aec25b431e0377fa4578e9e 5000 … https://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/celestion-5000-ribbon-loudspeakers/ A2 … https://allegrolokalnie.pl/oferta/celestion-a2-kolumny-glosniki A2 [ROSEWOOD] http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/2214/66/floor-standing-speakers/celestion-a2-speakers-rosewood.aspx A2 … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/02/395569.php 5000 [RIBBON] … http://www.emporiumhifi.com/head-office-norfolk-suffolk/celestion-5000-ribbon-loudspeakers/ A2 … https://yahoo.aleado.com/lot?auctionID=l661182475 66 SERIES 2 … http://www.hifi-intouch.co.uk/products/1898/66/floor-standing-speakers/rare-celestion-ditton-66-series-ii-speakers.aspx COUNTY … https://www.subito.it/audio-video/celestion-county-c-treviso-361926751.htm D6.2 … https://www.canuckaudiomart.com/details/649691848-celestion-dl6-s2-black/ DITTON 100 … https://www.kijiji.ca/v-speakers/ottawa/celestion-ditton-100-speakers-considering-trades/1554339613 SL 700 … https://www.kijiji.it/annunci/audio-tv-e-video/mantova-annunci-piubega/celestion-sl-700-special-edition/162675541 DITTON 15 … https://www.kupujemprodajem.com//audio/zvucnici/celestion-ditton-15/oglas/107901721 […]

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GALE: 401 & 402 speakers – Far Eastern imitations?

Howard Popeck asks: Am I correct that cheap ‘n cheerful imitations emanating from China or elsewhere are in circulation or is this just a rumour? Dave Smith replies: No there is not an ‘imitation’ so far to my knowledge. The GB-101 chrome stands are re-manufactured by me purely due to the demand I had to […]

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BRENNAN: Martin Brennan (engineer)

Martin Brennan is a computer engineer who developed pioneering personal computers such as the Loki (for Sinclair Research) and the Atari Jaguar video game console. A physics graduate of Cambridge University, he was a co-founder of Flare Technology,[1] a design house involved in the design of the ill-fated Konix Multisystem. Brennan initially worked for Sinclair […]

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MERIDIAN: Their 607 in as few words as possible

Staff member Michael Vronsky writes: BitStream ADC / Optical (TOSLINK) + Coaxial inputs. Samples at 44.1 and 48kHz There are numerous applications for a stand-alone ADC such as this. Notably to facilitate the use of analogue components with Meridian digital loudspeakers. It is well above average, being sweet, open and pure in sound.£1,100 when new

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HARBETH: Spare parts, ISO9001, ethics etc.

This thread discusses Harbeth’s policy on spares and after care. Many companies have a business model where their products are relatively less expensive than ours and their spares parts division makes a significant contribution to their overall profitability. We design and manufacture for the longest possible service life – typically 20 years but much, much […]

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LECSON: Gale chrome beauties, vintage Quad and … Mr Lothar Kissinger

Howard Popeck writes ….. I’ve ‘known’ Lothar for some years despite never having met him nor sold him anything. That’s because in part we share a common audiophile history. He owns and uses some truly terrific state-of-the-art vintage equipment including, as you’ll see from the images, Lecson and Gale. My connection is that through serendipity […]

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