Harman Kardon BDS 280 2.1 Blu-ray System reads 3D Blu-ray, NTSC/PAL DVD, and CD disc formats, and can stream from your stereo, smartphone, tablet or MP3 player using Bluetooth or Wi-Fi-enabled AirPlay (for Apple and iOS devices) and DLNA 1.5 for Android, Windows and other Harman Kardon devices. HARMAN TrueStream automatically chooses the best connection method for any tablet, smartphone or laptop, and assistance from NFC makes Bluetooth setup as easy as pushing a button. Two, 65-watt-per-channel amplifiers and a dedicated subwoofer preamp port support 20 Hz to 20 kHz ± 0.5 dB frequency response at a signal-to-noise ratio of –90 dB. Harman Kardon Digital Signal Processing enhances soundstaging and voicing, with EzSet/EQ III auto-calibration to help fine-tune the sound to your room. Dolby Volume keeps the sound balanced and true while keeping the volume consistent and manageable, while Dolby TrueHD and DTS Digital Surround get the most bang per buck from movie soundtracks. Breakthrough Harman Virtual Surround creates a virtual 5.1 surround experience from just 2 speakers. The system is available with a choice of three HDMI inputs and (one with MHL) or one HDMI output (with ARC). For radio, The BDS 280 comes with a full-featured FM tuner with a frequency range of 87.5 MHz to 108.0 MHz (U.S. and EU). The system arrives ready to receive networked services including Picasa, AccuWeather™ and more. A front-facing USB port is convenient for playing from USB jump drives and memory sticks, and a rear-facing USB port provides power for Google Chromecast. A programmable multi-device remote control and the Harman Kardon Remote app for iOS and Android devices make it couch-ready.
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. 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 14,600 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $4.5 billion for the last twelve months ended September 30, 2013. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.