The P3ESR Loudspeaker. Amazing space-saving sound
- The best iteration of the 'BBC mini-monitor', by far.
world-exclusive RADIAL2™ technology from the larger Harbeth models has
been transferred to the heart of the P3ESR loudspeaker. Designed and
made by Harbeth UK, the special 110mm (5") bass/midrange driver offers
the hallmark clarity and naturalness of the larger Harbeths.
Breathtaking transparency, real bass, and fantastic holographic imaging
give the P3ESR grand, captivating, transparent sound. In a conveniently
small and beautiful cabinet.
Not only is the P3ESR loudspeaker capable of being used in a wide range
of listening environments, but it is optimised to present an easy
electrical load to even low-powered amplifiers.
40th Anniversary Edition in Olive Wood Only.
RADIAL2™ bass/midrange; 19mm ferro-cooled tweeter
- 20kHz ±-3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response
ohms, easy to drive.
Works with a wide range of amplifiers, suggested from 15W/channel.
4mm gold-plated binding posts for wires or plugs
190 x 184 mm (+12mm for grille and binding posts)
Cherry, black ash, maple, rosewood, eucalyptus
Ideally > 0.30m from rear wall
Optimally to bring ears level with tweeters. (Tweeter: 230mm up from
6.1kg each (without packing)
"These loudspeakers are a magnificent achievement, not 'for their size' or 'for the price', just for being so good."
you offer these speakers, it is always turned into delicious sounding
music. In doing so, you as the listener no longer pay attention to
technical or audiophile aspects. Instead, it lets the music come over
you and you'll receive unbridled enjoyment. Within it physical
limitations, the Harbeth 40th Anniversary P3ESR is absolute top for me."
‐ Hifi Netherlands
extraordinary loudspeaker. Most mini-monitors by dint of their size and
radiation patterns have the capacity to image well but few have such an
even tonal balance. And even fewer have such convincing, realistic
timbres...the P3ESR makes the electric guitar, for this listener,
sound...well chunky, organic and quite often real"
‐ SoundStage Australia
"So cannily designed it almost transcends the limitations of it's genre. Neutrality and natural tonal balance reign supreme."
‐ The Absolute Sound
say that this is hands down the most accurate subcompact BBC monitor
ever made and perhaps the only one that actually deserves to be called a
‐ Paul Seydor
"I love the Harbeth P3ESR... the best iteration yet from any manufacturer of the BBC LS3/5A mini-monitor concept"
‐ John Atkinson, Stereophile
"The P3s sound incredible and come with high recommendations from New Record Day"
‐ Rob, New Record Day
"Let me tell
you, the Harbeth P3ESR knows every trick in the book to make the
listener accept its small size, because they sound a lot bigger than
they are. Harbeths are well known for their midrange performance and
Alan Shaw has preserved the quality of the larger models in this
speaker. Voices are truly excellent and an instrument like a piano is
reproduced in an amazing way."
‐ René van ES
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