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Harman Kardon’s Onyx provides the ultimate sound companion to all your smart devices, furnishing you with room-filling sound through its 4 powered speakers and dual passive radiators. Its DSP-enhanced digital system gives you clear high, warm mid-range and rich low frequencies. Its stunning good looks hide the wealth of wireless technologies inside letting you connect to almost any device. From Bluetooth with NFC, AirPlay for Apple, DLNA for Android and Windows ecosystems, Harman Kardon’s Onyx links you to your every audio need, wirelessly, and gets you up and running fast with the Harman Kardon Remote app for streaming your music from any source. Additionally, a rear USB port allows for easy-setup and charging of your devices while its auxiliary 3.5mm stereo input adds more options. Its battery life provides 5 hours of portable playback time (wirelessly) or 8 hours of playback (wired). Its other-worldly design features a stainless steel handle, aluminum-finish passive radiator and real leather – while its distinctive shape makes it the focal point of any room for both sight and sound. Close your eyes and savor the sound definition. Open your eyes and marvel at Harmon Kardon Onyx’s ability to transform a room – any room – instantly.

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  • 1 removable grill (pre-installed)
  • 1 Harman Kardon ONYX portable wireless speaker system
  • 1 power supply unit

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Form meets function as its stylish, stainless steel handle connects you to its cloth grill and real leather finish, married to intuitive touch controls for a clean finish – all without the need of wires or cables.

Harman Kardon’s legendary name for quality sound performance stands tall behind Harman Kardon Onyx’s quality acoustics. 4 drivers and dual passive radiators create a classic sound with crisp highs and deep lows that’s every bit as distinctive as its iconic shape.

Choose from a wealth of device-friendly connection options – from Bluetooth with NFC to AirPlay for Apple; DLNA for Android, Windows and Harman Kardon ecosystems as well as its rear 3.5mm auxiliary mini-jack input. Realize the ease of total access from the moment you connect your first device, wirelessly, to the first time you audition your favorite MP3s.

Set up the Harmon Kardon Onyx’s Bluetooth, DLNA, or Airplay via the Remote app for a quick, wireless connection to begin streaming music from any mobile device, computer or NAS on your home network plus discover total control over Harman Kardon Onyx’s audio settings directly from the app. Simply sensational connectivity like nothing you’ve experienced.

A built-in, rechargeable battery lets you enjoy your music cable-free and its wireless design lets you control playback and stream from any room in the house – or the backyard, for that matter. Harman Kardon Onyx brings you the sound Harman Kardon is famous for in a smart-looking, portable speaker system.

The HARMAN TrueStream technique is our guarantee that you will enjoy the best possible listening experience when you’re streaming audio wirelessly via Bluetooth technology. Because you have many options for Bluetooth connectivity, our products always use the most current and most advanced option to ensure the highest-quality sound no matter what application or source device you use. Harman Kardon Onyx uses the AAC, aptX and high-bit pool SBC codecs for the best Bluetooth audio from any device.

Apple AirPlay
Speaker Transducers
2 x 3” woofers, 2 x ¾” tweeters
Frequency Response
55Hz – 20kHz
Power Requirement
4 x 15W
USA Warranty Length
1 Year Electronics

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ONYX is rated 4.6182 out of 5 by 55.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The sound is just amazing!!! I heard this speaker when I visited my Dad. And I loved it so much I had to order one for myself. Sound is loud and clear . Good balance between highs and mids and the Bass is deep.
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent lows & highs for it's size I got this speaker as a replacement for my Onyx Studio 2 which I returned because of it's flimsy legstands that tend to break overtime for which I'm sure several buyers have experienced. I'm glad that they came up with a redesigned sturdy legstands which is the one I'm reviewing now. Sound quality for all Onyx models are basically identical and all of them have Robust sound considering how small the drivers are. At fist glance you would think that it that the whole unit is the driver itself especially when you hear the bass output it makes. But you will surprise to find out when you remove the front speaker cover that it's only a speaker case housing 4 small drivers and two passive radiators. Not to mention the amplifier and function controls in it. It's amazing what great electronics and passive radiators can do to deliver full full bodied sound with outstanding clarity and power for such small speaker drivers. the only thing is you have to pay big time to own it. Buying it on black Friday is the way bto go.
Date published: 2016-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Just used it at a cookout. The audio playback is excellent. Everyone was able to connect so we could enjoy each other's music!!
Date published: 2016-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Packs a punch! I have had my speaker for a year now, and love, love, love the sound. For such a small speaker the sound it outstanding! My friends, don't realize what I am talking about until I turn it on and turn it up. Great for a round the bonfire.
Date published: 2016-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from CONNECT TO PC how i can use my onyx as speaker for my pc with wi
Date published: 2016-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding! Powerful, strong, clear, good quality, killer volume suitable for parties. Excellent.
Date published: 2016-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent ! Excellent portable home speaker and excellent buy ! Harman Kardon Onyx Studio . So compact dimensions and the sound is like a large floor speakers ! Amazing sound ! Deep rumbling low tones (no distortion , any volume level and kontrabass/double bass sounds like a real instrument ), very good mid tones and vocal, clear, ringing high sounds ! Depending on the device. Pc, smartphone or whatever the Bluetooth audio device (I myself use sound equipment, which all have a 24 bit 192kHz DAC). Universal: plays and performs all music genres very well !Plays very good low-quality MP3 files - 24bit 192kHz music files ! If it is plugged in to electric socket, you will be playing a much higher volumes and even purer sound ! Every day more and more want to listen to music through the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio ! There are many different qualities of music and videos in the internet and this is the best universal ,compact , bluetooth loudspeaker in its class ! Excellent ! If this speaker is placed on the rear closed shelf , then you hear the sound even more powerful and deeper bass ! It is this type of speaker with the usual open-box serves as a megaphone! Try a variety of shelves and open wooden crates! This universal speaker sound is excellent every way and in any kind open box !
Date published: 2016-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Im totally satisfied with this product. You can't believe what those are capable of
Date published: 2016-03-03
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Im in nz so my zip code wont go through plus i need the NZ dollar price for the harmon kardon onyx. Black

Asked by: Anniw
Please send an e-mail to support.apac@harman.com and the Customer Service team will be more than happy to assist you.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-10-18

Need power supply cable for the Onyx. I lost mine. What voltage/aMmo to get?

Asked by: Babalanre
The Onyx series use 19 Volt power supplies and they only require 2 Amps when charging.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-09-30

I can't get my speakers to sync so they play at same time.

Asked by: Sandra50
Unfortunately, The ONYX doesn’t have the Wireless Dual Sound feature. This feature is only available to the ONYX MINI,ONYX STUDIO 3 and GO+PLAY
Answered by: Jaycob
Date published: 2016-09-27

I want to connect two studio 2 units. I used an aux splitter cable. Still only one speaker worked. Suggestions? Can you recommend a splitter?

Asked by: kevink
I can't get my speakers to sync on my IPad mini
Answered by: Sandra50
Date published: 2016-09-25

Can you pair two of the Onyx speakers together? If so how?

Asked by: Catherine
Unfortunately you cannot pair two ONYX speakers wirelessly, you can use them together via a hardwired connection using an AUX splitter cable. What you can pair together are speakers with the Wireless Dual Sound feature namely the ONYX STUDIO 3 and the GO + PLAY MINI.
Answered by: Amir at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-09-18

How can i hook -up / sink 3 Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 3 speekers? Is this possible??

Asked by: davidk12
This is not possible. You can only pair 2 ONYX STUDIO 3's together via the Wireless Dual Sound feature.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-09-14

Hello, I purchased my Onyx a year ago and it has been good up until a month ago when the battery started to fail. It only lasts about 15 minutes and then it shuts down. I have tried everything from resetting it to recharging. No luck, very disappointing.

Asked by: Felipe del Bosque
Any result on this matter ? i have the same issue with the battery ! THX
Answered by: Ady1327
Date published: 2016-09-02

Hello, I bought the HK ONYX with the silver ring around it a year ago or so. I've never had any trouble with it until today. I tried to activate it but it doesn't work. it's charged and everything but it wont turn on.

Asked by: Sappawf
The ONYX must be behaving erratically if you're unable to power it on when pressing the power button. In order to ensure that the issue is caused by a defect in the ONYX, please try plug it in at an alternate power source. I noticed you are in Netherlands. If this doesn't help, please submit a case at http://www.harmankardon.nl/contactus and the Customer Service team will be more than happy to further assist you.
Answered by: Joe G at Customer Service
Date published: 2016-08-23
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