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Harbeth C7ES3 owner here. I’ve been through B&W, Mission, KEF and Spendor. I love my Harbeths. Mostly jazz with classical thrown in for good measure. Then there’s the 70’s and 80’s rock. They do everything well.
Yes, it is surprising how well they handle everything. I read about them for years in reviews in Stereophile, TAS and HiFi+ with the all reviewers raving about them. I didn't understand why they were raving about what was a rather non-descript-looking wooden box.

Until I finally heard them..
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And then there are your Harbeth 30.2 which are even more widely reviewed and praised than the C7ES3. I had regularly heard Harbeths at trade shows and was very impressed. There is a local dealer who set up an impressive demo for me and the rest is history.
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And then there are your Harbeth 30.2 which are even more widely reviewed and praised than the C7ES3. I had regularly heard Harbeths at trade shows and was very impressed. There is a local dealer who set up an impressive demo for me and the rest is history.


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