Active Soundbar Speaker
Chromecast & Bluetooth Audio
Active Soundbar Speaker
H/K Enchant 800 Soundbar: The Harman/Kardon Enchant 800 active
soundbar speaker features dedicated Front L/R, Center, and Surround L/R
channels for immersive surround sound from a single speaker system. Each Front
channel and the Center channel consist of two 2" full-range drivers for a total
of six drivers that are uniquely angled across the front of the soundbar
speaker. Each Surround channel consists of a uniquely angled side-firing 1" dome
tweeter. These angled Front and Center drivers, along with side-firing Surround
tweeters, and rear-firing bass port enable an immersive surround experience with
deep, rich, full-range sound for movie and music soundtracks.
MultiBeam Surround Sound: Harman Kardon's proprietary MultiBeam
technology delivers a full surround sound effect for your movies, TV shows, and
games without the need for extra speakers and wires. It utilizes a digital
signal processing (DSP), which allows the Enchant 800 soundbar to provide a
surround sound experience without additional speakers. The DSP, in conjunction
with side-firing transducers, forms a sharp decoded audio pattern, beaming sound
off the walls on all sides of the room to create an exciting, immersive surround
Automatic MultiBeam Calibration (AMC): Automatic MultiBeam Calibration
(AMC) will optimize the soundbar sound settings for a better surround sound
experience. The Enchant 800 sound will automatically adjust to the unique
dimensions of the room using a proprietary algorithm and the soundbar's built-in
drivers (no external wired microphone required). The total calibration will last
less than 60 seconds.
Dolby Digital & DTS Decoding: The Harman/Kardon Enchant 800 offers
5.1ch Dolby Digital & DTS decoding through its HDMI jacks, optical digital
input, and 8-channel amplifier.
Sound Modes & Presets: Choose between six Sound Mode Presets
- Standard, Music, Movie, Voice, Personal, & Night. The Voice mode enhances
dialog with a minimal MultiBeam Surround Sound effect. Personal mode lets you
increase or decrease the bass response of the MultiBeam Surround Sound effect.
Night Mode reduces the soundbar's dynamic range of Dolby Digital/DTS soundtracks
for late-night listening. You can store up to six Audio Presets with saved
Volume, Bass, & Sound Mode settings.
Audio Sync: The Audio Sync function lets you decrease or
increase the audio sync delay if the video and audio synchronization is not
Optional Wireless Powered Sub: You can add Harman/Kardon's wireless
powered subwoofer (Enchant Sub - sold separately) for deeper, louder bass
HDMI 2.0a Connectivity: The Harman/Kardon Enchant 800 is
equipped with one HDMI input and one HDMI ARC output. Both the HDMI input and
output support the latest HDMI 2.0a specification with ultra high-definition 4K
video pass-through, HDCP 2.2 compatibility, HDR (High Dynamic Range), ARC, &
Dolby Digital/DTS (up to 5.1ch).
- 4K Pass-Through: The H/K soundbar lets you maintain 4K
quality from source to screen by allowing 4K video to "pass through" and be
displayed on a 4K TV or projector, without compromising image quality.
Giving you the pure 4K experience makes this soundbar the perfect partner
for 4K-capable TVs and Ultra-HD Blu-ray players. 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i,
and 1080p video signal are also supported.
- HDCP 2.2: HDCP 2.2 is supported by all of the
soundbar's HDMI jacks. HDCP 2.2 is short for "High bandwidth Digital Content
Protection" and is used for 4K video copyright protection for compatibility
with Ultra HD Blu-ray players and 4K Satellite/Cable providers.
- HDR (High Dynamic Range Video): HDR (High Dynamic
Range) reproduces a greater dynamic range of luminosity or brightness
levels, bringing greater contrast & wider color spectrum to the screen. This
increased contrast reveals the subtle nuances of the image, from detailed
blacks and shadows to the brightest whites and colors, plus greater depth.
Previously hidden areas of dark shadow and sunlight are now full of clarity
and detail. The soundbar supports HDR10, the most popular HDR format (not
compatible with Dolby Vision or HLG).
- ARC (Audio Return Channel): This feature of the
soundbar speaker system's HDMI output allows audio to be sent from your
compatible HDTV to the soundbar speaker through the same HDMI cable already
being used to send audio and video to your HDTV. This eliminates the need
for extra cables connected to your television.
Note: The ARC-enabled HDMI input of many televisions only
sends an audio signal in 5.1ch when receiving Dolby Digital/DTS from the
TV's built-in tuner, network connection, or connected USB device; and will
output only 2ch stereo from sources connected to the TV via HDMI, or RCA
(like your Blue-ray/DVD player or satellite/cable box).
Digital & Analog Audio Input: In addition to HDMI connectivity, the
Enchant 800 soundbar features a optical (toslink) digital input and a stereo
minijack (3.5mm) analog audio input. The optical digital input will support
2ch PCM and Dolby Digital/DTS (up to 5.1ch).
Note: The digital optical output terminals of most newer
flat-panel TVs only send an audio signal in 5.1ch when receiving Dolby
Digital/DTS surround sound from the TV's built-in tuner, network connection,
or connected USB device; and will output only 2ch stereo from sources
connected to the TV via HDMI, or RCA (like your Blue-ray/DVD player or
USB-A 2.0 Port: The H/K Enchant 800 features a USB (type-A)
2.0 port for connection of a USB MSC (mass storage class) device, such as a USB
thumbdrive. You'll be able to playback a variety of compressed and
high-resolution music files stored on a USB MSC device (formatted in FAT 16 or
FAT32) through the H/K soundbar speaker. You'll also get basic playback control
(such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track, and Random/Repeat) from the included
IR remote. Advanced music browsing and song/artist/album info display are not
supported. The USB port can also be used to charge (5V/1A) your connected
device. Compatible music files include -
|Audio Format ||Sample Rate ||Bit-Rate or
|MP3 ||8kHz to 48kHz ||8kbps to 320kps |
|AAC ||8kHz to 96kHz ||up to 576kbps |
|OGG ||8kHz to 48kHz ||up to 576kbps |
|WAV (PCM) ||44.1kHz to 192kHz ||16 or 24-bit |
|FLAC ||8kHz to 192kHz ||16 or 24-bit |
Note: The USB port does not support Apple iOS or
Android OS device playback.
Remote Control: The H/K Enchant 800 comes with an IR remote
for wireless control of the soundbar speaker, as well as basic playback control
of Chromecast, Bluetooth, and USB audio devices. The system also supports
"System Standby" and "One Touch Play" HDMI CEC commands. In addition, the
Enchant 800 can respond to "Volume Up/Down" and "Mute" commands from most
Samsung, Sony, LG, and Vizio TV remote controls automatically (no programming
required). If your TV's remote does not control the soundbar automatically, you
can program the Enchant 800 to respond your TV remote's "Volume Up/Down" and
Mounting Options: The Harman/Kardon Enchant 800 can simply
be placed on a table-top or wall mounted. The soundbar's integrated rubber feet
provide safe placement on a flat surface below your TV, while the included
brackets allow you to wall-mount the soundbar speaker below your television. When positioning the
Enchant 800, remove any interference from both sides of the soundbar so the
side-firing speakers can operate correctly and reflect sound in your room
(blocking the side-firing tweeters will affect acoustic performance).
AC Power with Auto Standby/Wake: The H/K Enchant 800 comes with a
detachable AC power cord which plugs into the back of the soundbar and into an
AC power outlet or surge protector (sold separately). The soundbar automatically
switches to standby after 10 minutes of no audio/video signal and operation. The
soundbar will automatically power back on again if it receives an audio signal
from the last detected connection.
Chromecast & Bluetooth Audio
WiFi Certified: To enjoy Chromecast built-in music apps, you
will need to connect the Harman/Kardon Enchant 800 to your wireless home
network. The Enchant 800 is equipped with dual-band (2.4GHz/5GHz) WiFi (802.11
a/b/g/n/ac) for a high-performance wireless network connection. The soundbar
speaker is not equipped with an Ethernet jack for a wired network connection.
Google Home App: Use the Google Home app (for
Apple iOS 10.+ and
Android OS 4.4+) to connect the Harman/Kardon Enchant 800 soundbar speaker
to your home's wireless WiFi network, as well as setup Chromecast built-in from
your compatible Apple iOS or Android device. You can also configure compatible
apps within the Google Home App, plus adjust other various settings.
Chromecast Audio Built-In: Thanks to Chromecast built-in you have
access to 300 online music streaming services, internet radio, and podcasts.
Chromecast built-in streams audio directly from the cloud, so you get the
24-bit/96kHz sound quality and the ability to enjoy crystal clear sound exactly
the way the artist intended. Simply tap the Cast button from a Chromecast
built-in compatible music app on your Apple iOS or Android OS device to start
streaming to the Enchant 800 speaker. You can search, browse, play, skip, and
turn up the volume directly from the music apps you know and love on your
compatible smartphone or tablet. Chromecast built-in supports FLAC, WAV, AAC,
and MP3 music files. While you cast your music, you can still use your phone to
answer a phone call, play a game, send a text, and even leave the room - all
without interrupting what's playing on the Enchant 800 speaker.
- Music, Radio, & Podcasts:
Chromecast built-in lets you play music from popular music services and
search by artist, song, genre, album playlist, mood, or activity. You can
also listen to your favorite internet radio stations and podcasts.
Compatible music and internet radio apps include
Music, iHeart Radio,
and more (subscriptions and fees will apply). You'll also be able to stream
your favorite music, playlists, podcasts, and more that are stored on your
Android (OS 4.4.2+) device to the Enchant 800 speaker. You cannot stream
stored content on an Apple iOS device using Chromecast built-in. If you're
on your laptop or computer, you can also cast any music streaming website
through the Chrome web browser to the speaker.
- Multiroom Audio: The Enchant 800 delivers multiroom
audio capability by adding additional Chromecast
built-in speakers (sold separately - see Accessories Tab) to create a whole
house audio experience. You can play the same Chromecast built-in compatible
music app (like Tidal, Spotify, or Pandora) on all speakers or groups of
speakers in different rooms of your home. You'll be able control the
multiroom audio system from the Google Home app on your Apple iOS or Android
Note: Chromecast built-in currently supports a single
account per user (up to 6) and streaming service. Click
here for a complete list of Chromecast built-in compatible apps.
Optional Google Assistant: Use a Google Home device with
Google Assistant (sold separately - see Accessories Tab) to access Chromecast
built-in music apps and other functions using only your voice. In addition to
controlling Chromecast built-in music apps, use you'll be able to use your voice to
control Google Home compatible smart home products like lights, cameras,
thermostats, locks, and more. You can even use the Google Assistant to get
weather updates, new reports, sports scores, calendar dates and more. The Google
Assistant has the ability to recognize up to six different users. So when you
ask the Google Assistant for help, it can distinguish your voice from your
spouse or kids, and you'll be able to hear your own personal playlists, your own
commute time, your own schedule and more.
- Online Music Services: Use your Google Home device with Google Assistant
to access Chromecast built-in music apps with only your voice. Select a
specific station or song to wirelessly stream to the Enchant 800 speaker,
using only your voice. You'll also have voice control over Play, Pause,
Skip, & Volume. You can also use the Google Assistant to control
Chromecast built-in multiroom audio setups.
- Smart Home Automation: The Enchant 800 with Google
Assistant lets you control devices around your home from Google Home
compatible smart home automation partners - like
Samsung SmartThings, Belkin Wemo,
Honeywell, and more. You can even create your own voice commands for the
Google Assistant on your Apple iOS or Android device using
IFTTT (If This, Then That).
- News, Weather & Sports: With Google
Assistant, you can ask about top headlines, get the latest on a certain
category of news (like world, weather, business, tech, etc.), or ask about a
specific news item. With Google Assistant, you can even stay up-to-date on
your favorite sports, teams, and games using just your voice.
- Manage Tasks & Plan Your Day: Ask the Enchant 800 with
Google Assistant about your day and hear the information you need without
going online or opening your
Google Calendar. Also, use voice commands to set alarms and timers for
things you need to do.
- Get Answers: Google
Assistant helps you find answers for many of your daily questions through
the Google search engine - including calculations, translations,
unit conversions, nutrition, dictionary, finances, facts, and more.
Note: The Enchant 800 soundbar is not equipped with
built-in microphones and requires a separate Google Home device with
built-in Google Assistant (sold separately) to use voice control. Click
here for Google Home's FAQ site.
Bluetooth Audio Streaming: In addition to Chromecast
built-in, the Enchant 800 also offers built-in Bluetooth 4.2 with support for
wireless audio streaming (A2DP) and control (AVRCP). You can stream stored
music, music apps, and other audio content on your Bluetooth source device (such
as your smartphone, tablet, or computer) to the soundbar speaker. You'll also be
able to operate Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track functions from the soundbar's
remote control. Multiple devices can be paired with the speaker, but only one
device can be used to stream music at a time. Once paired, the unit will
automatically re-connect with paired devices when in wireless range (up to 33').
Note: The Enchant 800 does not support Bluetooth
hands-free phone communication (HFP) for making or answering phone calls.
Automatic Firmware Updates: Automatic firmware updates will
be handled through the Google Home app (for Apple iOS and Android OS) over a
WiFi network connection.