Unofficial because this is a non-commercial enthusiast site. This site has no official connection with the BBC or with any companies or magazines mentioned on these pages.


Due to popular demand, Studio Grade XLR adapters and speaker cables for the LS3/5A now available



In response to the many email enquiries from visitors to this site concerned about buying fake used LS3/5As, I have added some tips in the Buy used LS3/5As section. If you have any experience or photos of fake LS3/5As please contact me.

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Paul. July 2011

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