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Built-in Bluetooth: The Harman/Kardon Esquire powered speaker offers
built-in Bluetooth technology for wireless audio streaming and hands-free
communication from your Bluetooth-enabled mobile device; such as your Apple
iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, or laptop/computer.
- Wireless Audio Streaming: The Harman/Kardon Esquire
supports Bluetooth A2DP/AVRCP which allows you to wirelessly stream audio from
your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc.. You'll be able to stream stored music or
music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled device. You'll also be able to
control basic playback functions, such as Play/Pause. You will continue to
use your Bluetooth-enabled mobile device for advance music navigation and to
view song/artist information.
- Hands-Free Communication: The H/K Esquire
features dual custom-tuned microphones and noise cancellation technology for
clear conference calls. You will carry on your side of the conversation
through the dual-microphone system, while the other party is heard through
the Esquire's two-way speakers. Whether conferencing with one person or with
a group, the Esquire delivers quality sound and reliable connection from
phone calls, Skype, Facetime, and more. You will continue to use your
Bluetooth-enabled mobile device to view video calls, dial a phone number,
and control advanced phone functions.
Simple Pairing w/ NFC: A single button press pairs your
Bluetooth-enabled device with the Harman/Kardon Esquire. The speaker also supports NFC
(Near-Field Communication) technology for pairing. Simply tap your NFC-enabled
Android smartphone to the NFC tag on the top of the speaker for instant pairing
with the Esquire; NFC is only available in select Android smartphones. Once
paired, the Esquire will automatically re-connect to the last device used when in
wireless range (30').
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with the H/K Esquire.
Two-Way Speaker Design: The Harman/Kardon Esquire employs a
two-way speaker system with a built-in 10W x 2Ch amplifier and bass port.
The Esquire delivers clear highs, bright midrange clarity, and low bass
frequencies for a well-balanced soundstage.
Quality Construction: This durable, portable speaker features aluminum
construction, leather back-panel, and a patented grill design. Available in a
black, white, and brown finish.
Aux Input: The H/K Esquire is fitted with a 3.5mm auxiliary input to connect
virtually any portable audio device with a headphone output.
Rechargeable Battery: The Esquire's built-in rechargeable
provides up to 10 hours of music and/or conference-calling time. You can also
plug the Bluetooth speaker into an AC wall outlet with the included AC power/USB
charging adapter. The unit will operate on battery power unless AC power is
utilized. The unit's battery is recharged while its connected to AC power
(charging time is approximately 5 hours).
AC Power/USB Charging Adapter: The Esquire features a microUSB
(type-B) port and includes an AC Power adapter with three USB (type-A) charging
ports. The Esquire connects to one of these ports with the included 41"
microUSB-to-USB cable. The other two USB charging ports can be used to connect
your smartphone and/or tablet device in order to charge their battery.
Carrying Case: The H/K Esquire includes a carrying case that will keep
the unit and its accessories safe as you travel or store it away.