HARMAN Unveils Third Generation of
Iconic SoundSticks® Speakers harman kardon® SoundSticks III Deliver Outstanding Sound Quality with Popular, Sleek Design
HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), has announced the launch of the harman kardon® SoundSticks® III. A permanent fixture in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City for its visually stunning design, the beloved SoundSticks speakers return with a refreshed third iteration boasting the same signature harman kardon sound.
The latest version, updated from the SoundSticks II released in 2004, features new, modern white lights, an added satellite power switch and a discrete braided cable that offers improved audio performance. Also new to the SoundSticks III: an elegant trim designed to match the modern, high-gloss black trim of the Apple iMac and MacBook computers. The three-piece desktop speaker system features the popular, unique, modern design of its predecessors with stunning audio performance. Offering total compatibility, the SoundSticks III will pair with virtually any multimedia device, bringing excitement to music, games and movies.
Engineered with a 15-centimeter, 20-watt, downward-firing powered subwoofer and eight 2.5-centimeter full-range transducers, the system produces realistic sound (including outstanding bass performance) to fill a room of any size. The desktop speaker system features plug-and-play compatibility, connecting to any multimedia device equipped with a stereo mini-jack output. Users can perfect the sound for any environment with the subwoofer volume control and satellite touch-volume and mute controls.
‘The SoundSticks speakers have been a beloved system since they debuted in 2001’, said Thijs Linthorst, general manager, HARMAN International EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Asia), Russia and India. ‘We are always excited to bring them back, and we have made no exception with the SoundSticks III. They have been engineered with only the highest sound quality and spectacular design that the harman kardon brand is synonymous with.’
The harman kardon SoundSticks III speaker system will be available in September 2010 for €199. For more information, please visit www.harmankardon.com.
- Total compatibility allows SoundSticks III to connect with any multimedia device equipped with a stereo mini-jack output.
- Touch-volume and mute controls adjust sound with ease.
- Advanced industrial design presents a three-piece speaker system with a stunning appearance.
- Two-adjustable satellites offer rich, room-filling sound.
- Powerful subwoofer features 20-watt, downward-firing cone technology for outstanding bass performance.
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HARMAN (http://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 ended June 30, 2010. The company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.
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