Are Harbeth Speakers good?
Harbeth Super HL5 Plus are very well-balanced and open sounding speakers with quality midrange and impressive bottom end dynamics end extension. They are more airy and tonally leaner than most of the other speakers within Harbeth range.
Where are Harbeth speakers made?
The woofer and midrange drivers are proprietary designs, made in Harbeth’s factory in Sussex, England (the tweeter is made by SEAS in Europe).
Is KLH a good brand?
Years ago KLH made very good audio products but have fallen off in recent times. You wouldn’t know it hearing these speakers. The 3 way design offers a full sound stage of clean highs and deep punchy bass. Excellent imaging that could only be had if you are willing to invest much more money.
Where is KLH made?
The KLH offerings are designed at our headquarters in Indiana and manufactured at a top-notch facility in China. Our Model Nine is manufactured in the US.
What happened to KLH?
In January of 2017, KLH was purchased by Kelley Global Brands, owned by CEO David Kelley, audio industry veteran and entrepreneur. KLH is now located in Noblesville, Indiana, and is launching a brand new line of high-fidelity loudspeakers.
Are Harbeth Super hl5 speakers good?
The Harbeth Super HL5 speakers simply sound terriffic. A moderate listening levels they are smooth, deep and true. At higher listening levels, the soundstage is wide, clear and precise. These speakers grow on you, and the more you listen, the more you’ll come to appreciate their subtleties and strengths.
How much do Harbeth speakers cost?
Harbeth Speakers prices start from $2,000 to $15,000. For over 35 years Harbeth have refined the BBC loudspeaker legacy, creating loudspeakers in worldwide demand for their unbeatable clarity and resolution. From the shoebox-sized P3 to the mighty Monitor 40,1, every Harbeth is a unique combination of tradition and technology.
What is the difference between the hl5 and HL compact?
This is said to be the lightest known thermoplastic and provides high efficiency, high power handling and improved transient performance. The HL5 again uses TPX but with a special half-roll surround to optimize the edge damping. There has been a change of tweeter to a 25mm aluminium dome unit resembling that used in the HL Compact.
How much power does a Harbeth 5plus need?
Sensitivity is 86dB, impedance an easy-to-drive 6 ohms, and recommended minimum power 25 watts (though considerably more, i.e., 100 watts or greater, is preferable, especially in larger rooms). In common with all Harbeths, the 5plus proves in use to be a straightforward, uncomplicated speaker.