New JBL® WR2.4 Wireless Headphones Combine Unparalleled Sound with Comfort, Convenience, and Freedom to Move

STAMFORD, Conn., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, announces the availability of great-sounding home headphones with unprecedented comfort and convenience.

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The most noticeable feature of the JBL WR2.4 headphones is a thing that is missing: the cord. Listeners will enjoy untethered freedom to move, as they enjoy JBL's signature great sound. These wireless headphones give the user a generous 100 feet (30 meters) of reception range. Built-in rechargeable batteries extend freedom from the AC outlet, as well, with over eight hours of continuous playtime.

"We've married premium audio for your TV, home theater, MP3 player, DVD or cable box with the freedom you've always enjoyed with room-filling stereo systems," said Michael Mauser, President HARMAN Lifestyle. "These headphones deliver the carefully-crafted listening experience we're famous for, without tying you down with cables."

Wireless convenience would be nothing without comfort, and the JBL WR2.4s are designed for both. Lightweight, with generously sized padded cups and a fully adjustable headband, these wireless phones can be worn for extended periods without fatigue. 

Trusted by musicians for delivering a consistent and crisp acoustic performance, JBL engineers have designed the WR2.4 headphones with semi-closed back acoustics for naturally enhanced sound quality throughout their 18 Hz to 20 kHz sound range. The uncompromising 2.4 GHz digital bandwidth ensures reception untainted by transmission noise, and the 32-ohm impedance enables a wide range of listening volumes.

JBL WR2.4 headphones come with two rechargeable AAA batteries, a pick-up-and-go charging cradle and power adapter; and a 3.5 mm stereo to dual RCA audio cable for connecting your audio system to the transmitter base.

Pricing and Availability
The JBL WR2.4 Headphones has a suggested retail price of $99.95 and is available now at Best Buy or JBL.com. For additional information on the new JBL WR2.4 headphones, or to purchase, visit www.JBL.com

About HARMAN
HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of audio, lighting and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer, and professional markets. It is a recognized world leader across its customer segments with premium brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, and Mark Levinson® and leading-edge connectivity, safety and audio technologies. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with Harman audio and infotainment systems. Harman has a workforce of about 14,300 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.4 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. The company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol (NYSE: HAR). Please visit www.harman.com for more information.

© 2013 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Harman Kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries. AKG is a trademark of AKG Acoustics GmbH, registered in the United States and/or other countries. Apple and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. Comply is a trademark of Hearing Components, Inc. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

For more information: www.JBL.com

For additional information, contact:


Christopher M. Dragon

Derrick Stembridge

HARMAN International

levin|bridge

Phone: 203-328-4203

Phone: 919-263-9006

chris.dragon@HARMAN.com

derrick@levinbridge.com

SOURCE HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated



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