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RE: Harbeth 40 clone

Not if you want it to sound like the Harbeth. You could use similar drivers but to get them close to the Harbeth you'd need to use a computer so each driver in its enclosure and with its crossover(s) have the same transfer function) not just the same frequency response of the 3 drivers together. That's complex and needs a good designer with a good computer program and it will probably only get close.

You might try other British BBC type speakers like the Spendor SP100R2 but you may spend as much or more and the sound will still only be in the family but not the same.

Another guess is a cheaper 2 way Harbeth with a Sub woofer that has similar bass response and crossed over low. That may give you the Harbeth mid range and treble for less money.

And finally you could try to find a well cared for used one.



Edits: 04/18/17

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