Audio by mark jones

Exceptional Sound

The Harbeth company was founded over forty years ago to commercialise the BBC’s loudspeaker R&D. A great start, but only the first step of our journey towards the perfect sound. Today’s Harbeth loudspeakers are much more transparent, more vivid, more dynamic, more open, and more real. We’ve incorporated every genuine advancement into the latest Harbeth speakers, which are, as you’ll hear yourself, in the class of their own for natural sound.

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Harbeth’s development team has, once again, redefined what is possible from this use anywhere loudspeaker.

The completed redesign maximises the performance potential of the Harbeth exclusive 110mm RADIAL2™ Cone Technology – delivering breathtaking transparency, accurate bass and dynamic integration across the audio spectrum.

Arguably one of the most advanced speakers in its class, the P3ESR XD is capable of being used in a wide range of listening environments and is optimised to present an easy electrical load to even low powered amplifiers.

Get ready to re-experience your music collection from one of the most groundbreaking speakers ever released by Harbeth.
P3ESR XD technical specs
  • Frequency response75Hz – 20kHz, ±3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response
  • Impedance 6 ohms, easy to drive
  • Sensitivity83dB/2.83V/1m axial
  • Power Handling50W programme
  • Weight6.1kg each

Allow sensational music moments to come to life at the comfort of your home with the multi-award winning, medium-sized C7ES-3 XD loudspeaker. Acclaimed for its accurate three-dimensional sound, this speaker will impress even the most religious demands of an audiophile.

The Harbeth secret for accuracy and lifelike sound is the meticulous attention to detail during the design stage. Critically important, but hidden, is the crossover, which carefully integrates the drive units across a wider horizontal and vertical arc. Incremental changes to this fundamental component have allowed this legendary loudspeaker to present the most challenging instruments with increased presence and transparency.

No other loudspeaker communicates the emotional power of the artist so eloquently.
C7ES-3 XD technical specs
  • Frequency Response45Hz – 20kHz, ±3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response
  • Impedance6 ohms, easy to drive
  • Sensitivity86dB/2.83V/1m axial
  • Power handling 150W programme
  • Weight13.2kg each
SHL5plus XD


The definitive Harbeth loudspeaker delivers the ultimate high-end audio experience.

The SHL5plus XD gets the very best from the Harbeth-made 200mm RADIAL2™ bass/mid driver. The system sound is large, powerful and transparent with an astonishing freshness.

The ultimate mid-sized stand-mounted loudspeaker.
SHL5plus XD technical specs
  • Frequency Response40Hz – 20kHz, ±3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response
  • Impedance6 ohms, easy to drive
  • Sensitivity86dB/2.83V/1m axial
  • Power Handling150W programme
  • Weight15.8kg each
M30.2 XD

The space-saving reference monitor

Harbeth’s design team has redefined the virtues of a speaker, which has won worldwide accolades to a new intensity. Allowing rarefied audio transparency to be revealed and ultimately enjoyed.

The smallest Harbeth to be engineered around the exclusive 200mm RADIAL2™ bass/mid unit – derived from the reference M40.3 – this space saver monitor disappears into any listening room. The outstanding midrange clarity and controlled bass bring music to life in a wide range of domestic listening environments.

The M30.2 XD loudspeaker takes the Harbeth tradition of stunning musical involvement to another performance level.
M30.2 XD technical specs
  • Frequency response50Hz – 20kHz, ±3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response
  • Impedance6 ohms, easy to drive
  • Sensitivity85dB/2.83V/1m axial
  • Power handling 150W programme
  • Weight11.6kg each
M40.3 XD
from $26250


The result of a passionate and tireless quest for audio perfection. Built on the success of the global award-winning M40.2 40th Anniversary, this new generation Harbeth achieves a leap in performance delivery. Stunning realism, expansive bass and lifelike transparency delivers an ultimate experience for even the most critical listener.

Adaptable to a wide range of listening environments, accurate across the entire audio band, emotionally engaging and easy to drive, the M40.3 XD takes the acclaimed Harbeth sound to a new level.

Prepare yourself for true musical indulgence like you have never experienced before
M40.3 XD technical specs
  • Frequency Response35Hz – 20kHz, ±3dB free-space, grille on, smooth off-axis response
  • Impedance6-8 ohms, easy to drive
  • Sensitivity86dB/2.83V/1m axial
  • Power Handling650W programme
  • Weight38kg each