The Harman Kardon Citation Bar is a next generation smart soundbar for movies and music. Easy to use with its full-color LCD touch screen, Citation Bar blends innovation in home audio with attention to detail in design, allowing for sophisticated looks and superb bass without a subwoofer. Music lovers will love access to over 300 music services and high-definition streaming through Chromecast built-in, while movie lovers enjoy their all wireless 5.1 home theater system with Citation Surround and Citation Sub. The Google Assistant brings convenient voice control to your Citation Bar when listening to music for hands-free help around the home. Get answers, play music, organize your day, control your smart home, enjoy your entertainment and more, just with your voice!
Enjoy enhanced sound quality and voice control with the black Harman Kardon Citation Bar. It delivers up to 150W of power to provide more powerful sound than your display can produce. It has the Google Assistant and a series of microphones built-in, enabling you to search for movies, TV shows, and more with just your voice. Bluetooth is onboard for wireless audio streaming from compatible devices such as smartphones and tablets. The Citation Bar has three HDMI inputs and one HDMI output with ARC capability, plus an optical and an 1/8" aux input. To expedite setup, the soundbar includes an HDMI cable. The included remote control also has a built-in microphone.
The blended wool fabric on the Citation Bar is made by Kvadrat, and is dirt-repellent and flame-retardant.
The Citation Bar can deliver multi-room capability with the addition of additional optional Citation speakers for a whole-house audio experience. You can play the same music or different music in different rooms and control it from your tablet or smartphone.
Hands-Free Help Powered by the Google Assistant:
The Google Assistant brings voice control to your Citation wireless home sound system. Get answers, play music, tackle your day, enjoy your entertainment, and control your smart home with just your voice. Just ask the Citation Bar to play your favorite songs and enjoy high-definition music. Voice activation of the Google Assistant works in stereo music mode; in multi-channel mode, press the push-to-talk button on the remote control.
Over 300 Music Streaming Services Available via Wi-Fi:
Listen to your favorite audio content, Internet radio, and podcasts through Chromecast built-in.
Support for 4K TV:
Three HDMI inputs and an HDMI ARC port allow integration with nearly any TV.
For additional security and privacy, the speaker's microphones can be switched off. The multi-color LED indicators show the current state of these microphones.
With automatic software updates for new features and services, your music and voice options will stay up-to-date.
Designed for Simple Setup via the Google Home App:
With the free Google Home app for iOS and Android, you can easily set up and manage your Citation speaker. The Citation Bar supports both 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi connections.
Color Touch Display:
Get complementary information from your audio content or control your music with your fingertips using the touch panel color display.
Wireless Bluetooth Streaming:
Wirelessly stream music from your compatible smartphone or tablet.
One-Touch Preset Access, via Future Firmware Update:
A scheduled future firmware update will add a Preset feature for assigning your favorite playlist and your other smart home devices for easy control.
Ready for Cinematic Wireless Multi-Channel Surround Sound:
Enjoy a full home theater surround sound experience by adding the optional wireless subwoofer and surround speakers.
Model NameCitation Bar
Power consumption in sleep mode<2.0 Watts
Bluetooth transmitter frequency range2402 – 2480MHz
Bluetooth transmitter power<10dBm
Bluetooth transmitter modulationGFSK,π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
Wireless network802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz)
2.4G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range2412 – 2472MHz (2.4GHzISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe and others 13 Channels)
Note CITATION BAR is intended to be used for streaming music. A consumer can stream Bluetooth audio to the speaker. A consumer can connect their speaker to the localWi-Fi Network and stream music with Google Chromecast. In addition, the speaker will work with Google Home. This product is designed to be instantly on and ready to play music at a moment's notice, therefore, the Bluetooth andWi-Fi connection must remain active at all times to ensure proper operation. CITATION BAR is in compliance with the European Union energy legislation. CITATION BAR will enter into sleep mode (networked standby) after 20 minutes without operation, after which it can be re-activated via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
Output power150W RMS
Transducer3 x 20mm tweeter, 6 x (100 x 50) racetrack woofer
Dimensions (W x H x D)1150 x 62 x 115mm (45” x 2.4” x 4.5”)