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AKG K 840 KL On-Ear Mini Brings Wireless Lossless Audio

Pressmeddelande   •   Sep 02, 2010 18:37 CEST

AKG® K 840 KL On-Ear Mini Headphones Brings Lossless Audio with Kleer® Wireless Technology

Streaming CD-Quality Audio Wirelessly Is Now Possible with Less Interference, Greater Ease and Portability

HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), today announced the availability of new wireless headphones, the K 840 KL, which provide a best-in-class, cordless listening experience for consumers with an on-the-go lifestyle. Audiophiles and music lovers can now lose themselves in rich, pristine sound on the go with a brand-new pair of wireless headphones that can be played further wirelessly and with longer battery power than any other wireless competitors. The K 840 KL feature Kleer® wireless technology, which streams lossless CD-quality sound over the air from an iPod or iPhone, or any other music player.

The K 840 KL delivers pure, uncompressed 16-bit stereo audio over a robust 2.4 GHz radio link so listeners can hear the intricacies of their music, with virtually no interference. With these wireless mini on-ear headphones, music lovers can move up to 20 metres from the audio source and still have a high-quality sound experience. The K 840 KL also feature an extended battery life that recharges quickly to give listeners more playback time, less downtime and up to two weeks of normal usage.

The K 840 KL is design, sound engineering and wireless technology at its finest’, said Thijs Linthorst, general manager, HARMAN International EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Asia), Russia and India. ’This product is truly the cream of the crop when it comes to a pair of wireless headphones boasting the highest standard of sound quality with the most elegant, intuitive design.

The K 840 KL mini on-ear headphones have a proprietary 3D-Axis2 folding headband which doesn’t compromise a comfortable fit for hours of use.

Availability
The AKG K 840 KL mini headphones will be available in October 2010 and will cost: €349. For more information, please visit www.akg.com.

AKG K 840 KL Features 

  • Kleer wireless technology features CD-quality sound with uncompressed 16-bit, 44.1kHz audio reproduction
  • Extended battery life of up to two weeks between charges with normal use 
  • Extended operating range offers more freedom of movement, working up to 20 metres from the audio source
  • Comfortable fit allows for hours of continuous use with no pinching or ear fatigue
  • Passive noise reduction effectively seals out most ambient sounds for undisturbed listening
  • 3D-Axis2 headband folds to fit into a compact, hard carrying case for easy portability
  • Volume controls on ear cup limit the need to interact with the source device

For more information contact:

Susanne Willerup
susanne.willerup@harman.com
+45 26 40 26 41 

For product information contact:

Denmark
Søren Majlund
soren.majlund@harman.com
+45 40 63 24 34

Sweden
Joakim Malm
joakim.malm@harman.com
+46 (0)70 430 49 44

Norway
Frank Bruun
Frank@Harman-neby.no
+ 47 90 05 12 26

Finland
Peter Winqvist
peter.winqvist@harman.com
+358 405 371 072

About HARMAN
HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG, harman kardon, Infinity, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson. The company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 11,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.4 billion for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2010. The company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.

© 2010 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. Infinity, harman kardon, JBL, Lexicon and Mark Levinson are trademarks of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other countries. AKG is a trademark of AKG Acoustics GmbH, registered in the United States and/or other countries. GRAMMY is a registered trademark of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.

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