I’m delighted to say that EVERY Harbeth model has gained an Editors’ Choice award from The Absolute Sound.This is a remarkable achievement!The judges comment on each loudspeaker as follows:The P3ESR is said to be ‘cannily designed’ to ‘transcend the limitations of its genre’.The C7ES-3 is described as ‘the ne plus ultra of BBC 2-way designs’.The M30.1 is ‘the best 2-way speaker system...’The SHL5plus ‘one of the most beautiful-sounding speaker systems’.The M40.2 is also highly praised with ‘neutral sound, exceptional midrange, refined and extended treb
One danger potential buyers of the RP10 must consider is that, in a world where our time and energies and attention spans are challenged by all manner of social media and other e-distractions, Rega’s brilliant RP10 brings the music home in a way that shuts the door on that cluttered world. A balm? Why, yes.
I won’t again rehash the differences between each model. Instead let’s simply encapsulate the trend by reiterating Rega’s design philosophy since Day One.Which is, that lightweight, rigid designs retain less airborne-and playback-generated resonance than do massive, heavy-plattered ones, and therefore more accurately reproduce the miniscule squiggly pathways pressed into vinyl discs.