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Requesting a Harbeth made subwoofer

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  • #16
    Re: Requesting a Harbeth made subwoofer

    Originally posted by Supersnake View Post
    A big smile is showing on my face now...
    Glad to read this - thanks!
    Hi Supersnake,

    May I know if you had tried by yourself to connect the LFD Zero III speaker output to the nuetrik input on the SLX200 mkII?

    Cheers
    "Bath with Music"

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    • #17
      Re: Requesting a Harbeth made subwoofer

      Originally posted by keithwwk View Post
      But, just recently I heard my friend int a at least 15yrs old REL strata sub, a 60wtts powered sub only, with SHL5 with incredible result. No booming bass, no blur bass, no slow bass, no smoky bass, no lagging bass, can not localise the sub and feel rather hear the bass...Be very honest, that is the 1st time I heard a sub can int perfectly with stereo speakers play all kind of music musically...Lesson learnt. If got chance, I want to re-experience sub int to my harbeth again.
      My pulse has increased reading that, am glad to learn what you reported.

      Originally posted by keithwwk View Post
      May I know if you had tried by yourself to connect the LFD Zero III speaker output to the nuetrik input on the SLX200 mkII?
      I haven't purchased the SLX200 yet. I wanted to obtain some reports such as yours before making my purchase.

      Originally posted by keithwwk View Post
      I think Valdo concern is really need to be carefull with.
      Thanks for your forewarning. Will check with the agent who sold me the LFD Zero III and will also check with the agent selling the subwoofer.

      Best regards.

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      • #18
        Re: Requesting a Harbeth made subwoofer

        Originally posted by Supersnake View Post
        I haven't purchased the SLX200 yet. I wanted to obtain some reports such as yours before making my purchase.

        Thanks for your forewarning. Will check with the agent who sold me the LFD Zero III and will also check with the agent selling the subwoofer.
        Best regards.
        Pls keep me posted...I do like to know if the LFD zero III can connected to the neutrik/high level.
        "Bath with Music"

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        • #19
          Re: Requesting a Harbeth made subwoofer

          Originally posted by keithwwk View Post
          Pls keep me posted...I do like to know if the LFD zero III can connected to the neutrik/high level.
          I spoke to the English agent who sells the SLX200. He looked up some specifications on the LFD zero III and told me it being a Class A/B should pose no problems. I told him that some Harbeth forum members cautioned me to be sure the LFD can be connected to a netrik/high level. His reply was that he saw no reason to be concerned.

          I was told that the UPS carriage (freight charge) to ship from England to where I live in the United States would cost $250 pounds. He offered to check with a private shipper in Great Britain or Ireland that may be less expensive. On top of the carriage there would also be USA import tariffs. Hearing this discourage me and I decided to look around for a different subwoofer that can be purchased in the United States.

          And so I did...

          Now I would like to get either the REL T3 for $598 (USD) http://www.sumikoaudio.net/rel/prod_t3.htm
          or a REL T2 for $798 (USD) http://www.sumikoaudio.net/rel/prod_t2.htm.

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          • #20
            Re: Requesting a Harbeth made subwoofer

            You can check with Tom_hankins on Audiogon as he is using a REL R-505 with the SHL5. Not too sure if he has tried the T-series of subwoofers on the Harbeth, and if yes he would be able to offer a better comparison between the T and R series of REL subs.

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            • #21
              Re: Requesting a Harbeth made subwoofer

              Alternatively, you can contact him here in the thread below.

              http://www.harbeth.co.uk/usergroup/showthread.php?t=31

              I believe his username is trh8654 in this forum.

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              • #22
                Re: Requesting a Harbeth made subwoofer

                Originally posted by Supersnake View Post
                I spoke to the English agent who sells the SLX200. He looked up some specifications on the LFD zero III and told me it being a Class A/B should pose no problems. I told him that some Harbeth forum members cautioned me to be sure the LFD can be connected to a netrik/high level. His reply was that he saw no reason to be concerned.

                I was told that the UPS carriage (freight charge) to ship from England to where I live in the United States would cost $250 pounds. He offered to check with a private shipper in Great Britain or Ireland that may be less expensive. On top of the carriage there would also be USA import tariffs. Hearing this discourage me and I decided to look around for a different subwoofer that can be purchased in the United States.

                And so I did...

                Now I would like to get either the REL T3 for $598 (USD) http://www.sumikoaudio.net/rel/prod_t3.htm
                or a REL T2 for $798 (USD) http://www.sumikoaudio.net/rel/prod_t2.htm.
                Hi supersnake,
                Thanks for the info.
                I think if you need a sub for music only, REL is the one you can not miss. REL initial goal was a pure music sub for stereo. The REL's high level connection is all abt sub synergy with any stereo setup. If you can find older model like Strata, Storm, etc, are worth trying. As I mentioned, I heard a very old Strata 1 (at least 15yrs old)matched pretty well with SHL5. The sound is so good and now, even I failed in pass, I must try the REL sub again.

                Cheers~~
                "Bath with Music"

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