Mercedes SL-Class
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Perfect open-air listening pleasure in the new Mercedes-Benz SLK

Tailor-made technical components and careful acoustic tuning by the Harman Kardon┬« audio specialists form the basis for the authentic, detailed listening pleasure afforded in the new Mercedes-Benz® SLK. The Harman Kardon acoustic specialists invested a lot of time in bringing a realistic music experience from stereo and 5.11 recordings to both seats, even with the hardtop stowed. In order to ensure a uniform sound experience, the amplifier receives a signal from the central electronics as soon as the roof is opened. Sound reproduction is automatically adjusted to the acoustic conditions of the open car.

High-tech components for excellent sound quality

The SLK features ten high-grade loudspeakers, delivering brilliant music quality. The discrete Logic 7® technology guarantees three-dimensional surround sound for every stereo and 5.11 multichannel recording, with the hardtop up or stowed. The powerful 500 Watt Harman Kardon DSP amplifier is equipped with a digital signal processor (DSP). The digital DTCP encryption technology enables audio information to be transmitted without degradation via MOST® technology.1 This means that sound recordings in DVD-Audio1, DVD-Video1 or CD formats in the MLP1, MLP 5.11, DTS® 5.11, Dolby® Digital 5.11 and PCM digital standards can be transmitted without loss in quality.

1 Car models may be subject to availability in certain countries

* Car models may be subject to availability in certain countries

Benefits at a Glance

CUSTOMIZED: Every detail of the Harman Kardon® audio system is precisely tuned to the interior of the SLK-Class.

POWERFUL: Multi-channel DSP amplifier with 500 watt maximizes the fun factor.

DYNAMIC AND BALANCED: 10 high-performance speakers ensure precise dynamics and excellent sound balance.

360┬░ MUSICAL PLEASURE: Leading-edge Logic 7® multi-channel surround sound technology transforms stereo and discrete 5.1 recordings into an exhilarating surround sound experience for all passengers, in both front and rear seats. Playback of DVD-Audio*, DVD-Video* and CD in the digital standards MLP 5.1*, DTS®5.1*, Dolby®Digital 5.1*, PCM and MP3** for maximum flexibility.

AUTHENTIC AND UNCOMPROMISING: Instruments and voices are reproduced with an impressive richness and precision delivering an unparalleled enjoyment - as atmospheric and faithful as a live performance.

* In conjunction with COMAND and/or Audio 50, depending on the respective Mercedes-Benz model




Media and Formats Supported

DVD-Audio (MLP, MLP 5.1, Dolby® Digital 5.1)*
DVD-Video (DTS® 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, Linear PCM)**
Audio CD (DTS 5.1*, Linear PCM)
MP3 on CD (at least 128kbps)
* In conjunction with the Audio 50 & COMAND systems
** In conjunction with the COMAND system only
10 high-performance loudspeakers with optimum position in the car.
80mm 43mm 43mm 80mm 80mm 200mm 200mm 80mm 80mm 80mm 500 watt

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