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EarSpace w/ Vinnie Rossi L2 Signature & Harbeth 40.2

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

New room, new broom, new possibilities and – for the hi-fi system owner – new challenges: standing waves and suck-outs in the low-end plus soundstage smear caused by wall, ceiling and floor reflections.

I’m now two years into my first Berlin apartment and I have my listening room dialled in so that it sounds pleasing to the ear but also looks and feels cosy enough to sit in when not listening to music. I work hard to keep the electronics tidy so that the room doesn’t appear overrun with audio gear and the (judiciously-placed) acoustic panels don’t have it looking like a sound lab.… Read the full article

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LA Audio Show 2017: Gene Rubin, Harbeth 30.1 make music, magic

By | July 15th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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Simple, musical, outstanding.

Attending the three biggest U.S. high-end shows last year, I got to hear a lot of speakers. Many were new, exotic, state-of-the-art designs, driven by megabuck equipment. A fair number of those produced impressive sound.

laas8Yet, as the year drew to a close and Part-Time Audiophile began assembling its Best of 2016 list, my mind kept going back to a simple set of box speakers that had a history going back decades. They were the Harbeth 40.2s ($14,795/pair USD).… Read the full article

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