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The Harman Kardon® Onyx™ Wireless Speaker System Delivers Rechargeable Portability Legendary Harman Kardon sound with a wealth of wireless streaming options for every listener

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, is proud to introduce a full-range sound system in a compact, sculptural enclosure. The Harman Kardon Onyx Wireless Speaker System is designed with connectivity in mind, with built-in Bluetooth®, AirPlay®, DLNA, and audio AUX-in.

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"Listeners today collect, store, and carry their music in so many different ways, using so many different devices," said Michael Mauser, President of HARMAN Lifestyle. "We set out to provide people with a single great sound system that's convenient to use, and able to connect via Bluetooth, AirPlay® for Apple iOS users, DLNA for others, and stereo AUX-in. And do it smoothly and cleanly, without sacrificing sound quality. And then we made it look great."

The Harman Kardon Onyx wireless speaker system delivers uncompromising audio excellence.
Four channels of amplification provide a total of 60 watts rms of power through four matched speakers. Dual aluminum passive radiators and Digital Signal Processing enhance the sound, blending clear highs with warm mid-ranges and rich low frequencies. The Harman Kardon Onyx packs all this great sound technology in a sophisticated, sculptural enclosure with a distinctive shape, an elegant finish, and luxurious appointments, including real leather and a stainless steel handle.

Being able to reproduce great sound is only half the story of a great wireless speaker system. Install the Harman Kardon Remote app on your iPhone, iPod, tablet or smartphone and you're connected and in control. NFC makes Bluetooth setup as easy as a single tap. Or join your Wi-Fi network with AirPlay® for Apple, or DLNA for Windows, Android, and other devices in the Harman Kardon ecosystem. And for devices that demand a wired connection, the Harman Kardon Onyx features a 3.5 mm auxiliary mini-jack and a USB port that simplifies setup and charges your phone or tablet while it plays. The Harman Kardon Onyx represents quality sound married to total ease of use, in an elegant portable enclosure with its own 6-hour rechargeable battery.

Download the Harman Kardon Remote app for your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone to stream your music collection from anywhere on your network to a Harman Kardon speaker in any room of the house.  The app also simplifies product setup and gives you control of product specific features for full wireless control.

Harman Kardon Onyx Wireless Speaker System with Rechargeable Battery

  • Cutting-edge balance of beauty, performance, and connectivity
  • Performance-tuned transducers: 2 x 3" woofers and 2 x 3/4" tweeters
  • Four channels of amplification deliver 60W of power
  • Dual aluminum passive radiators for exceptional bass response
  • Harman Kardon DSP for improved soundstaging and voicing
  • Frequency response: 55 Hz to 20 kHz
  • NFC makes Bluetooth setup as easy tapping your phone on the speaker
  • Wireless Bluetooth streams music from your stereo, smartphone, or MP3 player, with aptX and AAC codecs for superior streaming audio quality
  • Wireless AirPlay® streams music from Apple and iOS devices with lossless audio quality
  • DLNA streams music from Android, Windows, and Harman Kardon devices
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio in jack for wired connections
  • Built-in rechargeable battery gives up to six hours of playtime
  • Sleek leather-clad enclosure with stainless steel handle
  • Compact round shape complements any surroundings
  • Harman Kardon Remote App compatible
  • Comes with power adapter

Pricing and Availability
For additional information on the Harman Kardon Onyx Wireless Speaker System (MSRP $499), or to purchase, visit www.harmankardon.com

About HARMAN
HARMAN designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of infotainment and audio 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 14,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.3 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. 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, Onyx, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries. The Bluetooth® word mark and logo are registered trademarks and are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, is under license. Apple and AirPlay are trademarks or servicemarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android is a registered trademark of Google Inc. DLNA is a registered trademark of the Digital Living Network Alliance. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice.

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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