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Super HL5 Plus XD

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Harbeth Super HL5 Plus XD

Where Technology Meets Art

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The Super HL5 Plus XD is the latest and greatest iteration of the legendary Harbeth HL-Monitor Mk1 from 1977. The speaker that launched the Harbeth company.Featuring Harbeth's RADIAL2™ driver and a radically new approach to the crossover. The HL5plus gets the very best from the proprietary 200mm 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 Harbeth SHL5 Plus XD is a speaker that delivers music in a way the invites extended listening and emotional engagement. The original and definitive Harbeth loudspeaker delivers the ultimate high-end audio experience in its class. The SHL5 XD is capable of competing against speakers many times its price, such is the magnificence of its scales, its coherence, its expressiveness, its musical completeness. 

Harbeth's Super HL5plus XD loudspeaker produces a huge soundstage of width, depth and weight for a total immersion in the musical performance.

"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." ‐ The Absolute Sound

Specifications

Transducer system: 3-way vented enclosure: 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

Sensitivity: 86dB/1W/1m

Amplifier suggestion: Works with a wide range of amplifiers, suggested from 25W/channel.

Power handling: 150W program

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