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zhangyu.H
25-02-2009, 11:55 AM
Dear Alan & Harbeth Fans:
Long time no see! Miss you all so much!!
I've been working for about half a year to get a Ph.D.
Now I've got a question,"Is HL COMPACT replaced by SHL5 or Compact 7es3?"
In other words,"Is SHL5 or Compact 7es3 the ramification of HL COMPACT ?"
Waiting for the answers.
thanks.
Zhangyu

Gan CK
25-02-2009, 06:02 PM
Dear Alan & Harbeth Fans:
Long time no see! Miss you all so much!!
I've been working for about half a year to get a Ph.D.
Now I've got a question,"Is HL COMPACT replaced by SHL5 or Compact 7es3?"
In other words,"Is SHL5 or Compact 7es3 the ramification of HL COMPACT ?"
Waiting for the answers.
thanks.
Zhangyu

Hi Zhangyu, the SHL-5 does not replace the HL-Compact. If i am not wrong, the original Compact (Circa 1987/88 thereabouts) was Alan's so called 1st project after he had taken over Harbeth Acoustics. Then not long after that, the HL-5 was launched to supersede the HL-MK4. Then in about 1993/94, Alan came up with the HL-Compact 7 to replace the original HL-Compact. The Current HL-Compact 7 ES3 is thus the latest version of the Compact 7 whereas SHL-5 is the revised & improved version of the original HL-5.

Both the HL-Compact & HL-5 used TPX as their main driver material whereas the current C7-ES3 & SHL-5 use Radial. In the case of the C7-ES3, its actually Radial 2.

zhangyu.H
26-02-2009, 10:22 AM
Hi Zhangyu, the SHL-5 does not replace the HL-Compact. If i am not wrong, the original Compact (Circa 1987/88 thereabouts) was Alan's so called 1st project after he had taken over Harbeth Acoustics. Then not long after that, the HL-5 was launched to supersede the HL-MK4. Then in about 1993/94, Alan came up with the HL-Compact 7 to replace the original HL-Compact. The Current HL-Compact 7 ES3 is thus the latest version of the Compact 7 whereas SHL-5 is the revised & improved version of the original HL-5.

Both the HL-Compact & HL-5 used TPX as their main driver material whereas the current C7-ES3 & SHL-5 use Radial. In the case of the C7-ES3, its actually Radial 2.

Thanks for detailed explanation。

zhangyu.H
06-03-2009, 01:12 PM
Dear Alan:
Are there any M40 to be produced or they're just replaced by M40.1?

A.S.
06-03-2009, 02:00 PM
The M40.1 replaces the M40.