Omni 20 Wireless Loudspeaker: The Harman/Kardon Omni 20 wireless
loudspeaker is part of Harman/Kardon's wireless HD audio system. The Omni 20
offers built-in Bluetooth & WiFi technology so you can wirelessly stream your
music to the speaker and the rest of your Harman/Kardon wireless HD audio
system. You can control your streamed music from your smartphone or tablet with
the Harman Kardon Controller App (available for Apple iOS and Android).
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 Omni 20, Omni 10, or Adapt units and expand your system at any time to
create seamless multi-room audio using your home wireless network and the
Harman/Kardon Controller App.
Two-Way Stereo Speaker/Passive Radiator Design: The
Harman/Kardon Omni 20 wireless loudspeaker features a two-way stereo driver
design with two 0.75" tweeters and two 3" midrange/midbass woofers. Each driver
is powered by its own discrete 15W amplifier for a total system power of 60
watts. In addition, the Omini 20 speaker utilizes a rear-firing 6"x3" oval
passive radiator for bigger bass response from a compact speaker. The Omni 20
offers a frequency response of 53Hz to 20kHz. It fills your room with crisp
stereo sound thanks to Harman's expertise in audio technology. The Omni 20
speaker is designed to fill medium to large sized rooms with stereo sound from a
Built-in WiFi + BlackFire: The Omni 20 wireless loudspeaker and the
Harman/Kardon 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 Omni 20 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 Omni 20 and H/K
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 on the Omni 20 wireless loudspeaker 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 aux device.
- 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 Omni 20
speaker and the rest of your H/K wireless HD audio system.
- Integrated Online Music Services: The Omni 20 wireless speaker
and H/K wireless HD audio system offers the following built-in online music
services - Deezer
(coming soon to US) and
MixRadio; more services will be available in the future.
- Bluetooth Music Streaming: The Omni 20 wireless speaker 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 Omni 20 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 Omni 20 speaker
offers a 3.5mm auxiliary input for a wired connection of audio devices which
feature a headphone jack or analog output. The Omni 20 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.
Speaker & Room Setup: The Harman/Kardon wireless HD audio system supports up to
speakers around your home which can be played individually, or linked together.
- Speaker Configuration: You can configure up to six speakers in
six different rooms or you can place two Omni 20 speakers together in the
same room and link them together for 2-channel stereo sound. You can even link as
many as six speakers in one room for 6-channel stereo. Future software and
firmware updates will support more multi-channel configurations like 5.1ch
- Group Rooms: You are able to conveniently group
multiple speakers 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 Omni 20 speaker and 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 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.
Volume & Playback Controls:
There are two ways to control the volume on the Omni 20 speaker system. The
first can be done by directly controlling the volume from the speaker's
top-panel controls. The second, is through the H/K Controller app on your Apple
iOS or Android device. You can also mute the speaker from its top-panel controls
or the app. In addition, Play/Pause functions can be done directly from the
speaker'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.
Playlists: You can create
your own playlist from your mobile device's music library for each Harman/Kardon
wireless HD audio 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 speaker & adapter lets you take your music from room to room with a
single touch. Say you're listening to the
Omni 20 speaker 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 Omni 20 wireless loudspeaker 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 Omni 20 wireless loudspeaker has been designed for
use with 100-240 volt, 50/60 Hz AC current, using the integrated AC power supply
and detachable 6' AC power cord.
To conserve electricity, the Omni 20 will automatically enter Standby mode after
approximately 10 minutes, if no audio is playing and no buttons are pressed.