Harbeth BBC LS5/12A loudspeaker Specifications
Description: Two-way, stand-mounted, reflex-loaded loudspeaker. Drive-units: 1" (28mm), ferrofluid-cooled doped fabric-dome tweeter; 4.5" (115mm) plastic-cone woofer with 3" (75mm) voice-coil and diecast chassis. Measured crossover frequency: 2.4kHz. Electrical crossover slopes: not specified. Frequency response: 80Hz–20kHz ±3dB at 2m with grille on. Variation from reference: ±0.3dB. Sensitivity: 81.0dB/W/m (2.83V). Nominal impedance: 8 ohms. Power handling: not specified. Amplifier requirements: 50–150W.
Dimensions: 11.6" (295mm) H by 7.25" (184mm) W by 8.4" (213mm) D. Weight: 15.4 lbs (7kg) each.
Finishes available: various real wood veneers.
Serial numbers of units tested: 0146A/B.
Price: $2200/pair, not including stands, in teak, walnut, black ash; $2500/pair in ebony or rosewood (1995); no longer available (2008). Approximate number of dealers: 20.
Manufacturer: Harbeth Acoustics, 3 Enterprise Park, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 2LH, England. Web: www.harbeth.co.uk. US distributor: Musical Surroundings, Oakland, CA 94618 (1995); Fidelis High-End Audio & Home Theater, 14 East Broadway (Route 102), Derry, NH 03038. Tel: (603) 437-4769 Fax: (603) 437-4790. Web: www.fidelisav.com (2008).