Omni Wireless Adapt: The Harman/Kardon Wireless HD
Adapt is part of Harman/Kardon's wireless HD audio system. This wireless
adapter is a simple, easy, and fast way to bring wireless audio to your
existing home entertainment system that features a free aux input.
Harman/Kardon Wireless HD Audio System: The
Harman/Kardon wireless HD audio system is a premium suite of audio
products designed to wirelessly fill your home with beautiful,
high-definition sound. Start with any combination of the Adapt, Omni 20,
or Omni 10 units and expand your system at any time to create seamless
multi-room audio using your home wireless network and the Harman/Kardon
Built-in WiFi + BlackFire: The Harman/Kardon Adapt
and wireless HD audio system features built-in WiFi for a wireless
connection to your home's network router. The system's built-in WiFi
employs a special BlackFire protocol, which allows it to handle up to
24-bit/96kHz high resolution music files with ease. The Adapt offers a
WPS button for simple one-button setup to your wireless network router
which also supports WPS. If your router doesn't support WPS, then you
can us the Harman/Kardon Controller app on your Apple iOS or Android
device to setup a wireless network connection between the H/K wireless
HD audio system and your WiFi router.
HD Audio Streaming: Unlike many other wireless
streaming systems that only support standard-definition music streaming,
the H/K Adapt and wireless HD audio system supports up to 24-bit/96kHz
high-definition audio streaming for a superior audio experience; higher
resolution than even CD (16-bit/44.1kHz). The H/K wireless HD audio
system supports music files such as MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, and WAV.
Variety of Sources: With the H/K wireless HD audio
system, you can listen to a wide variety of music sources through the
Adapt and other wireless HD audio speakers throughout your home. You'll
be able to access music stored on your smartphone or tablet, listen to
integrated online music services, stream Bluetooth audio, and connect an
- Music Library On Your Mobile Device: Using the
Harman/Kardon Controller app, you can stream your stored music
library on your Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad (6.0+) or Android (3.0+)
smartphone/tablet to the Adapt and the rest of your H/K wireless HD
- Integrated Online Music Services: The Adapt and
H/K wireless HD audio system offers the following built-in online
music services -
(coming soon to US) and
MixRadio; more services will be available in the future.
- Bluetooth Music Streaming: The Adapt also
offers built-in Bluetooth technology for point-to-point wireless
audio streaming of stored music and music apps on your
Bluetooth-enabled devices; such as your Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad,
Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, Mac computer, Blackberry, and
more. The Adapt can even re-stream the same song being played via
Bluetooth to the rest of your Harman/Kardon wireless HD audio system
through its WiFi network connection.
- Aux Input: In addition to wireless
connectivity, the H/K Adapt offers a 3.5mm auxiliary input for a
wired connection of audio devices which feature a headphone jack or
analog output. The Adapt can even re-stream the same song being
played through the auxiliary input to the rest of your Harman/Kardon
wireless HD audio system through its WiFi network connection.
Stereo Minijack Output: The Harman/Kardon wireless
HD Adapt features a stereo minijack (3.5mm) output to connect the
wireless device to a free aux input on your existing home audio system.
Speaker & Room Setup: The Harman/Kardon wireless HD
audio system supports up to six adapters and/or speakers around your
home which can be played individually, or linked together.
- Speaker Configuration: You can configure up to
six wireless HD components in six different rooms. You can even pair
Harman Kardon Adapts together to be used as part of a 2ch stereo or
6ch speaker system with connected powered speakers.
- Group Rooms: You are able to conveniently group
multiple H/K wireless HD products and rooms into a single playback
zone (group). When you stream music to a zone or group, all speakers
and rooms in that zone (group) will play together.
Harman/Kardon Controller App: Download the Harman/Kardon
Controller app (from the
Apple App Store or
GooglePlay Store) onto your Apple iOS (6.0+) or Android (3.0+)
device to control the Adapt and the rest of your Harman/Kardon wireless
HD audio system from your smartphone or tablet. The H/K Controller app
provides an easy-to-use interface for streaming all your music to your
system. You'll be able to choose what music is being streamed and where
it is being played. From the app, you can stream different songs in each
room, group rooms together, or activate Party Mode and play the same
track throughout every H/K wireless HD speaker in your home. You'll have
access to music stored on your smartphone and built-in music apps with
the H/K Controller app. The app will allow you to browse music by
artist, song, album, genre, etc.; plus view song and artist information
with album art.
Playback Controls + Playlists:
Play/Pause functions can be done directly from the wireless HD Adapter's
top-panel controls or from the app on your smartphone/tablet device. The
H/K Controller app also lets you skip to beginning of the next song. You
can even create your own playlist from your mobile device's music
library for each Harman/Kardon wireless HD audio Adapt & speaker in your
system setup using the H/K Controller app on your smartphone or tablet.
Link Button & Party Mode: The Link button on the top
of every Harman/Kardon wireless HD adapter lets you take your music
from room to room with a single touch. Say you're listening through the
Adapt in one room and you walk into another room with another
Harman/Kardon wireless HD audio speaker or adapter. Just press the Link
button on top of the unit and your music follows you from room to room.
And if you want to fill your entire home with sound, just press and hold
the Link button to activate "Party Mode" to play the same song through
every Harman/Kardon wireless HD speaker & adapter throughout your home.
These same functions can also be done through the H/K Controller app on
your smartphone or tablet.
Table-Top Mounting: The H/K Adapt is designed to be
placed on a flat surface; such as a table, desk, shelf, or piece of AV
AC Power + Auto Standby: The H/K Adapt has been
designed for use with 100-240 volt, 50/60 Hz AC current, using the
included USB/AC power adapter. To conserve electricity, the Adapt will
automatically enter Standby mode after approximately 10 minutes, if no
audio is playing and no buttons are pressed.