At a glance: The new S-Class sound system by harman®/kardon

Sep 6, 2005
High-performance DSP amplifiers with 13 channels and 600 watts – 11 time 40 watts for the main channels plus 2 time 80 watts for the subwoofer channels
DSP with discrete LOGIC7® audio-processing and fully digital copy-protected audio transmission via fibre-optic cables (MOST DTCP)
Media and formats:
  • DVD Audio (MLP, MLP 5.1, Dolby® Digital 5.1)
  • DVD Video (DTS 5.1, DolbyDigital® 5.1, Linear PCM)
  • Audio-CD (DTS 5.1, Linear PCM)
  • MP3 on CD or PCMCIA (at least 128 kBit/s)
Dynamic volume control (DVC) with dynamic equalising
Instrument panel:
  • One 100-mm metal matrix center speaker
  • Two 43-mm metal matrix dome tweeters
  • Two 200-mm subwoofers with double voice coil.
  • Two 100-mm metal matrix midrange speakers
  • Two 43-mm metal matrix dome tweeters
  • Two 165-mm metal matrix woofers
  • Two 100-mm metal matrix surround-loudspeakers
  • One 200x320mm racetrack subwoofer with double voice coil
harman/kardon® — manufacturer of the sound system
A leading manufacturer of top class audio systems, harman/kardon® has been among the pioneers in the audio sector since the company invented the world’s first high fidelity receiver, the Festival D 1000, in 1954. The American company’s guiding principle hasn’t been technological leadership for its own sake but rather technology that benefits customers and delivers higher sound quality. To ensure the most greatest possible accuracy of realistic sound reproduction, Harman is a one-stop supplier of all types of components, from recording equipment to professional studio and storage technology to the highest quality playback products.
Today, Harman International combines top, world renowned brands in the most important areas of music production and reproduction under one roof, including harman/kardon®, Becker®, AKG®, Infinity®, JBL®, Mark Levinson®, Lexicon®, Revel® and Studer®.