HUG - here for all audio enthusiasts

The Harbeth User Group is the primary channel for public communication with Harbeth's HQ. If you have a 'scientific mind' and are curious about how the ear works, how it can lead us to make the right - and wrong - audio equipment decisions, and about the technical ins and outs of audio equipment, how it's designed and what choices the designer makes, then the factual Science of Audio sub-forum area of HUG is your place. The objective methods of comparing audio equipment under controlled conditions has been thoroughly examined here on HUG and elsewhere and should be accessible to non-experts and able to be tried-out at home without deep technical knowledge. From a design perspective, today's award winning Harbeths could not have been designed any other way.

Alternatively, if you just like chatting about audio and subjectivity rules for you, then the Subjective Soundings area is you. If you are quite set in your subjectivity, then HUG is likely to be a bit too fact based for you, as many of the contributors have maximised their pleasure in home music reproduction by allowing their head to rule their heart. If upon examination we think that Posts are better suited to one sub-forum than than the other, they will be redirected during Moderation, which is applied throughout the site.

Questions and Posts about, for example, 'does amplifier A sounds better than amplifier B' or 'which speaker stands or cables are best' are suitable for the Subjective Soundings area only, although HUG is really not the best place to have these sort of purely subjective airings.

The Moderators' decision is final in all matters and Harbeth does not necessarily agree with the contents of any member contributions, especially in the Subjective Soundings area, and has no control over external content.

That's it! Enjoy!

{Updated Oct. 2017}
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Hello, from Vancouver

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  • Hello, from Vancouver

    Hello, I have been enjoying my new SHL5+ for a week now.

  • #2
    Welcome to the HUG. It's a great place to hang out. There are some very knowledgeable members who participate in the discussions and are willing to share their experience.


    • #3
      Welcome to the HUG and glad you are enjoying your SHL5+.

      Note to the management - it might be informative and interesting to the HUG, if all new and existing members had an area to introduce themselves, their real name, where they live, what system they have, music tastes, etc, etc. As it is, we know virtually nothing about "The Fall" except he is from Vancouver. With the majority of members we know nothing at all.


      • #4
        Welcome to HUG! That's a great idea hifi_dave - watch this space...
        Emma Smith
        Brand Manager
        Harbeth Audio UK