Built under license from the BBC, ourt LS3/5a V2 was our first design collaboration with Derek Hughes. Derek drew on his extensive experience of the LS3/5a which reaches back to his work for the BBC in the 1970s. He has achieved something very special by retaining the legendary sonic character of the original, capturing the much loved vocal abilities of the classic 15 ohm version, whilst combining this with the faster more modern sound of the newer 11 ohm. As a result our LS3/5a V2 has improved and extended bass response with greater handling of dynamics.
The Stirling LS3/5a cabinet is modelled on the famous 001/002 pair featured in Hi Fi News which were built in-