Harbeth Super HL5plus 40th Anniversary Speakers - Suncoast Audio

Harbeth Super HL5plus 40th Anniversary Speakers

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Celebratory Super HL5plus 40th Anniversary Speakers available in a striking walnut finish.

The super HL5plus 40th anniversary speakers pay homage to Harbeth’s 40 years of impeccable hi-fi audio craftsmanship and engineering. This version is the newest iteration of Harbeth’s legendary HL-Monitor Mk1 speakers that were first produced back in 1977. Those speakers originally launched the company into hi-fi stardom. The super HL5plus 40th anniversary speakers have been built years of continuous design and production generations and now feature Harbeth’s RADIAL2™ driver and a completely new approach to the crossover.


The Harbeth super HL5plus 40th anniversary speakers get the best technology and housing from its in-house 200mm RADIAL2™ bass/mid driver settled in a cabinet that was created from research done by the BBC. The system is massive, powerful and transparent with surprising freshness. With all of its technology and thoughtful design features, it is no surprise to Harbeth speaker owners that the SHL5 family is a world-renowned legend.


It’s new look Super Tweeter extends the system response to the upper limits of the audio band and beyond. The Super HL5 plus 40th Anniversary speakers produce a tremendous soundstage of depth, width and weight to create total immersion for the listener in the musical performance. This model has all features found in the Super HL5plus speakers and much more.


The 40th Anniversary model also features a completely new-look Super Tweeter with protection bar, the latest WBT-nextgen binding posts, and Harbeth branded British-made audio grade poly capacitors. Each speaker will include the Harbeth 40th anniversary limited edition front and back badges, as well as a metallic black and gold anniversary grille badge.

In addition to this, the SHL5plus anniversary model also includes custom bi-wire links; custom Harbeth internal cables. Each celebratory model will also be packaged in our new Harbeth branded cotton bags.


Finisher for Super HL5plue 40th Anniversary Speakers:

Our cabinets are handmade and feature the finest veneers. Please note that veneers vary in both colour, shade and grain structure, particularly our eucalyptus veneer.
The Super HL5plus – 40th Anniversary Edition is available in Walnut

Super HL5plus 40th Anniversary Speakers Specifications:

Transducer system
3-way vented: 200mm Harbeth RADIAL2™ bass/mid; 25mm ferro-cooled done tweeter, 20mm dome SuperTweeter
Frequency response
40Hz – 20kHz ±3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response
6 ohms, easy to drive
Amplifier suggestion
Works with a wide range of amplifiers, suggested from 25W/channel.
Power handling
150W programme
Four 4mm gold-plated binding posts for wires or plugs (biwireable)
635 x 322 x 300mm (+12mm for grille and binding posts)
Cherry, tiger ebony, eucalyptus, rosewood.
Space needs
Overall response optimised for use away from walls.
Optimally to bring ears level with tweeters: typically 16-20 inches. (Tweeter: 475mm up from cabinet base)
15.8kg each, unpacked
Single speaker per protective carton
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