HMM: Is it essential to replace speaker drive units in pairs when one is broken?

A member writes … Thanks to City Link I have a pair of Dynaudio 52SE’s with one broken drive unit in each, so one dead tweeter and one dead bass driver. The magnet has moved in the bass driver, twisting and jamming the cone fully back and the magnet has completely broken off on the […]

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BRITISH AUDIO CLASSICS 74 PRIVATE SALES UPDATED 03/02/21

MEMBERS PAY NOTHING TO ADVERTISE HERE. TODAY WE INCLUDE: Arcam + Ariston + ATC + Audiolab + Cambridge + EWA + Goldring + Linn + Meridian + NAIM + QED + QUAD + Radford + REGA + ROXSAN + SECA + Spendor + Trilogy —//— ARCAM ALPHA … https://pinkfishmedia.net/forum/threads/arcam-alpha-8r-8p.249316/ ARCAM BLACK BOX … https://theartofsound.net/forum/showthread.php?71180-Arcam-Black-Box-50-dac-100-refurbished-and-upgraded ARISTON […]

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HARBETH 15 PAIRS PRE-OWNED (40 / 40.1 / 40.2 / 40.3 XD) VIA THE AUDIO MISER UPDATED 23/02/21

PLEASE NOTE: These are trade sales, not private sales. The publishers of this site do not vouch for any contents and the listing you are about to visit may be a scam. SO … please be careful. —//— HARBETH 40.1 … https://www.annunci.net/italia/elettronica/audio-tv-video/harbeth-m40-professional-mastering-monitor-2224701.html HARBETH 40.1 … https://www.hifi.pl/ogloszenie/audio/06/398985.php HARBETH 40.2 … https://shop.club-hifi.com/fr/listings/909656-harbeth-40-point-2 HARBETH 40.2 … http://www.kjwestone.co.uk/collection/harbeth-402-ex-demo/overview HARBETH […]

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SPEAKERS: They should disappear, which seems impossible. The drivers are pointing straight at us!

Paul McGowan writes ….. Much to my surprise this fact, along with another—the soundstage should come from behind the loudspeaker—continually baffles people. I am at the Japan Audio show today and watched as two setup guys had the right combination of disappearing source and rear presentation, only to change placement to pinpoint the source and […]

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HIGH END GEAR: What do you consider to be high end vintage gear?

I’m changing this around a little. I’ve decided to leave out turntables because there are already a few good threads on them. I am also leaving out integrated amps because I don’t want to go down that road. If you want to post integrated amps, please create a new thread. If you disagree with any […]

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TANNOY: Harbeth M30.1 or Tannoy Turnberry SE?

 I’m looking for speakers for my 2nd system. Both are British Made speakers and both almost have the same price. about $5-6k If I’m not wrong. I have BAT VK-60 tube amp. So which one should I buy. Need your Honest opinion. Thanks. Dip in and out HERE

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HARBETH: Super HL5 Plus Anniversary Model

Hello colleague members ….. Although the link nudges towards an ‘old’ thread, I did find it interesting and hopefully some of you will find it useful too! ================= Having had my speakers for a couple of weeks now I’m really enjoying them. They replaced a much loved pair of M301 35th Anniversary models. I’d have […]

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HARBETH: Best integrated amp for Harbeth SHL5s

I recently sold a Bryston 4BSST2 mated with a BP26 preamp and replaced it with an Ayre AX-7E. I don’t like it better although I thought I would. Anyone have a dream match for the Harbeths? I know the LFD is supposed to be great but this lazy boy wants a remote to control volume. […]

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HARBETH: “I’ve just bought a pair of vintage Quad IIs and love them. I’m thinking about a speaker upgrade and am considering bookshelf Harbeth or Spendors?’

I’ve just bought a pair of vintage Quad IIs and love them. I’m thinking about a speaker upgrade and am considering bookshelf Harbeth or Spendors. I understand sensitivity is an issue with lower power valve amps and note that the smallest Harbeth has a sensitivity of 83. I just wondered if you had a view […]

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HARBETH VIA THE AUDIO MISER 08/01/21

PLEASE NOTE: These are trade sales, not private sales. The publishers of this site do not vouch for any contents and the listing you are about to visit may be a scam. SO … please be careful. 30.2 … https://www.bolha.com/dvosistemski-zvocniki-avdio-video/harbeth-30.2-40-anniversary-oglas-1159879 30.2 XD … https://reverb.com/item/37193142-harbeth-30-2-xd-speakers-2020-cherry-finish-flawless-demo-pair-at-great-price 40.0 … https://reverb.com/item/37361412-harbeth-40-25th-anniversary-professional-monitor-speakers 40.2 … http://www.kjwestone.co.uk/collection/harbeth-402-ex-demo/overview 40.2 … https://guildfordaudio.co.uk/guildford-audio-products/product/765-harbeth-40-1-loudspeakers-rosewood 40.2 … […]

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HARBETH: Move from my LS3/5A orig owner to Harbeth; which?

An owner writes: After all these years, looking to move toward the Harbeth line for my listening room (appx 10 x 18). Given that I use my vintage tube (from era) and enjoy vinyl and some cd’s and listen to mostly classical, which would be the best move, the small P3–, 7E– or the M30.1. […]

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HARBETH: Tube Integrated Pairing For Harbeth Monitor 30.1

Looking for advice to help a friend who is building a system around a pair of Harbeth Monitor 30.1’s. His room is medium/small (14 X 16 X 8)and his listening habits mostly chamber music, jazz and acoustic singer-songwriter with some occasional rock and big band. He wants an integrated tube amp under $3-4K. It will […]

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HARBETH: Amplifiers to run with M40.1

  As the owner of the Harbeth M40.1, I’m seeking advice from owners of this fine speaker as to which amplifiers they have found to be the most synergistic in terms of overall grip on the bass. I find the bass hard to tame and wonder whether going from tube to SS might be a […]

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HARBETH: Tube Integrated Pairing For Harbeth Monitor 30.1

Looking for advice to help a friend who is building a system around a pair of Harbeth Monitor 30.1’s. His room is medium/small (14 X 16 X 8)and his listening habits mostly chamber music, jazz and acoustic singer-songwriter with some occasional rock and big band. He wants an integrated tube amp under $3-4K. It will […]

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