Harbeth P3ESR loudspeaker Associated Equipment

Sidebar 2: Associated Equipment

Digital Sources: Ayre C-5xeMP universal player; Simaudio Moon Evolution 750D CD player; dCS Puccini SACD player & USB-input D/A converter with Apple Mac mini for media storage; Apple iPod Classic 160GB.
Preamplifier: Simaudio Moon Evolution P-8.
Power Amplifiers: Classé CTM-600 monoblocks, Simaudio Moon Evolution W-7, Balanced Audio Technology VK-55SE.
Integrated Amplifier: Peachtree iDecco.
Loudspeakers: BBC LS3/5A.
Cables: Digital: Kimber Illuminations Orchid AES/EBU, Stereovox CV2 electrical S/PDIF, Belkin USB. Interconnect (balanced): AudioQuest Wild, Ayre Signature. Speaker: AudioQuest Wild, Cardas Neutral Reference. AC: PS Audio Lab, Audio Power Industries, manufacturers' own.
Accessories: Celestion 24" speaker stands, Target TT-5 equipment racks; Ayre Myrtle Blocks; ASC Tube Traps, RPG Abffusor panels; Shunyata Research Dark Field cable elevators; PS Audio Power Plant 300 at 90Hz (preamp, CD players other than Ayre), Audio Power Industries 116 Mk.II & PE-1, APC S-15 AC line conditioners (not power amps). AC power comes from two dedicated 20A circuits, each just 6' from the breaker box.—John Atkinson

Harbeth Audio Ltd.
US distributor: Fidelis AV
14 E. Broadway (Route 102)
Derry, NH 03038
(603) 437-4769

claud's picture

Might the apparently upgraded P3ESR-XD merit remeasuring of its off-axis response?

hemingway's picture

I would also be very curious to see how the XD update has affected measured and subjective performance (especially measured).