For sale is a pair of Harbeth Super HL5 Plus Speakers in a Rosewood finish. This is a fantastic pair of speakers with an superb sound quality. "The midrange of the Super HL5plus loudspeaker is drop-dead gorgeous, with the top-end being sweet and detailed. A reference-caliber component that always sounds like music," from The Absolute Sound. These speakers were our store demos and lightly used. they are less than 2 years old. Many of the other pairs coming up for sale are much older. They include both of their grilles, boxes, and original packing materials. There is a minor mark on the top of one speaker, but can only be seen in a certain light and up close. See photos for details.
This model is the latest and greatest iteration of the legendary Harbeth HL-Monitor Mk1 from 1977 that launched the Harbeth company. In continuous production through several design generations since its inception, now featuring Harbeth’s RADIAL2™ driver and a radically new approach to the crossover. The HL5plus gets the very best from the Harbeth-made 200mm RADIAL2™ bass/mid driver in a cabinet is skillfully designed according to the pioneering research undertaken by the BBC. The system sound is large, powerful and transparent with an astonishing freshness. No wonder the SHL5 family is such a worldwide legend.
The SuperTweeter extends the system response to the upper edge of the audio band and beyond.
Harbeth’s Super HL5plus loudspeaker produces a huge soundstage of width, depth and weight for a total immersion in the musical performance.
Transducer system: 3-way vented: 200mm Harbeth RADIAL2™ bass/mid; 25mm ferro-cooled dome tweeter, 20mm dome SuperTweeter
Frequency response: 40Hz - 20kHz ±3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response
Impedance: 6 ohms, easy to drive
Amplifier suggestion: Works with a wide range of amplifiers, suggested from 25W/channel.
Power handling: 150W programme
Connectors: Four 4mm gold-plated binding posts for wires or plugs (biwireable)
Dimensions: 635 x 322 x 300mm (+12mm for grille and binding posts)
Space needs: Overall response optimized for use away from walls.
Stands: Optimally to bring ears level with tweeters: typically 16-20 inches. (Tweeter: 475mm up from cabinet base)
Weight: 15.8kg each, unpacked
Packing: Single speaker per protective carton
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Item can be returned within 14 days of receipt.
Items must be returned in their original condition, with all included packing materials and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all shipping return costs unless the item was not received as described.
Buyer will receive a full refund in the original payment method less any shipping charges.