Latest version of the british studio classic with upgraded crossover and Tygan grilles. Officially licensed by the BBC. Building upon the strengths of the well-received Stirling Broadcast LS3/5a V2, the Stirling Broadcast LS3/5a V3 “Ultra Low Distortion Monitor” retains the same drive units and thin-walled cabinet but adds a new, higher-specified crossover to attain even lower levels of distortion and higher levels of transparency.
The new crossover, designed by Derek Hughes, is considerably larger, being just 16mm smaller all-round than the front baffle, and incorporates much larger components including closely matched air-cored inductors to remove the saturation experienced with ferrite or iron cores. The crossover is mounted on the rear panel, as for the Kingswood Warren prototype versions, to further decrease distortion.
| Frequency response: 75Hz - 18kHz +/- 3dB
| Rated power: 60W
| Sensitivity: 83dB/1W/1m
| Dimensions (H x W x D): 300 x 190 x 170mm
| Weight: 5.3kg
| Housing design: birch plywood, real wood veneer, closed
| Standard veneers: Cherry, Walnut
| Special veneers: Wild oak, Zebrano (as shown), Ebony, Rosewood
| Application: high-end monitor for the the near field
| Maximum SPL: 100dB/r = 2m
| Impedance: 11Ohm, nominal
| Crossover, crossover frequency: 3kHz
| Connection: Bi-wiring terminal, gold plated screw connectors
| 5 year warranty
| Price indicated: per pcs.
*Manufacturer notice: To ensure greater production consistency Stirling Broadcast is switching to glued on rear panels across the range. Extensive testing has revealed no performance changes.