The Super HL5 Plus XD is the latest and greatest iteration of the legendary Harbeth HL-Monitor Mk1 from 1977. The speaker that launched the Harbeth company.Featuring Harbeth’s RADIAL2™ driver and a radically new approach to the crossover. The HL5plus gets the very best from the proprietary 200mm driver in a cabinet is skillfully designed according to the pioneering research undertaken by the BBC. The system sound is large, powerful and transparent with an astonishing freshness. No wonder the SHL5 family is such a worldwide legend.

The Harbeth SHL5 Plus XD is a speaker that delivers music in a way the invites extended listening and emotional engagement. The original and definitive Harbeth loudspeaker delivers the ultimate high-end audio experience in its class. The SHL5 XD is capable of competing against speakers many times its price, such is the magnificence of its scales, its coherence, its expressiveness, its musical completeness.

Harbeth’s Super HL5plus XD loudspeaker produces a huge soundstage of width, depth and weight for a total immersion in the musical performance.

Technical Features
3-way vented:
200mm Harbeth RADIAL2™ bass/midrange;
25mm ferrofluid-cooled tweeter;
20mm dome SuperTweeter.

Frequency response
40Hz – 20kHz, ±3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response

6 ohms, easy to drive

86 dB/2.83V/1m axial

Amplifier suggestion
Works with a wide range of amplifiers – suggested from 25W/channel

Power handling
150W programming

635 x 322 x 300 mm (+12mm for grille and binding posts)

Two 4mm Harbeth branded binding posts

15.8kg each (without packing)

Space needs
Ideally > 0.30m from rear wall

Optimally to bring ears level with tweeters. (Tweeter: 475mm up from cabinet base)