Built-in Bluetooth: The Harman/Kardon Esquire 2 portable speaker offers
built-in Bluetooth (version 4.1) 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, Windows Phone/PC, Macintosh
laptop/computer, and more.
- Wireless Audio Streaming (A2DP 1.3/AVRCP 1.5): The Harman/Kardon Esquire 2
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 (HFP 1.6/HSP 1.2): The Harman/Kardon
Esquire 2 can be used as a speakerphone for your Bluetooth smartphone. The
H/K Esquire 2 features four built-in microphones with VoiceLogic noise and echo canceling
technology, plus 360° voice pick up for crystal
clear conversations. You'll be able to carry on your side of the
conversation through the H/K Esquire 2's quad-microphone system, while the
other party is heard through the Esquire 2's speakers. There is an
"answer/end" button on the Esquire 2, plus a microphone mute function. Whether conferencing with one person or with a
group, the Esquire 2 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 Secure Pairing: A single button press pairs your
Bluetooth-enabled device with the Harman/Kardon Esquire 2 without entering a
pin-code. Once paired, the Esquire 2 will automatically re-connect to the last
device used when in wireless range (30'). Up to two devices can be paired with
the Esquire 2.
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 2.
Four Driver Speaker System: The H/K Esquire 2 delivers rich
high-end acoustics by incorporating advanced acoustic engineering into four
professionally tuned full-range drivers. The drivers
are powered by an 8-watt x 2-channel amplifier.
Aluminum & Leather Construction: This durable, portable speaker features aluminum
construction, leather back-panel, and a patented grill design. Available in a
black, gold, or gray finish.
Kick Stand: The Harman/Kardon Esquire 2 can simply be
laid on its back with its four drivers pointed up or placed on its side via the
integrated kick-stand, so the four drivers are angled forward.
Aux Input: The H/K Esquire 2 is fitted with a 3.5mm auxiliary input to connect
virtually any portable audio device with a headphone output.
USB Charging Port: The Esquire 2 is capable of recharging the battery
of your Bluetooth-enabled device using the speaker's built-in USB (type-A) port
rated a 5V/1A. This USB port does not support audio playback.
Rechargeable Battery: The Harman/Kardon Esquire 2's built-in
rechargeable Lithium-Polymer battery (3.7V/3200mAh) provides up to 8 hours of music and/or conference-calling time.
The Esquire 2 includes a microUSB port and USB charging cable which can be
plugged into a free USB port on your computer or a 3rd party USB/AC adapter
(sold separately) to charge the speaker.
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