Harman Kardon Adapt Wireless HD Audio Adapter (Black)

Harman Kardon Adapt Wireless HD Audio Adapter (Black)

Harman Kardon Adapt Wireless HD Audio Adapter (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • Uses Your Existing Audio System
  • Enables Wireless Music Streaming
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Free Harman Kardon Control App
  • 3.5mm Port for Wired Audio Sources
  • Link Button Speaker Control
  • Integrated HD Audio Support
  • Multi-Room Capable and Expandable
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Color: Black

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  • 1Description

Add wireless audio streaming to your existing audio sources with the black Harman Kardon Adapt Wireless HD Audio Adapter. Using this adapter, your audio system can also communicate with Harmon Kardon's Omni wireless speaker systems. The free Harman Kardon app enables convenient device control and configuration. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity allows the adapter to wirelessly connect to your similarly equipped music sources such as smartphones and tablets.

The Omni Adapt is equipped with a 3.5mm input for connecting your wired audio sources. When multiple Omni speakers and adapters are used, you can wirelessly share your music with your other connected devices. You can group speakers together to play the same song, or you can play different songs in different rooms.

App Control and Setup
Use the free Harman Kardon app to stream your favorite music anywhere in your home. Control and configure your HD audio system wirelessly via the app with no cable connection required.
Multi-Room Listening and One Touch Follow Me Audio
When used with multiple Omni adapters and speakers you can stream different types of music to different rooms in your home. You can also walk from one room to another and have your favorite music follow you with the touch of a button.
Link Button Speaker Control
When multiple songs are playing wirelessly, one button press can cycle through them all so you can pick your favorite. One long press of the button starts party mode with every connected speaker playing back the same music. Room-to-room control is made easy without the need to use your phone or tablet.
HD Audio Streaming
The Harman Kardon Adapt supports 24-bit/96 kHz studio quality HD audio streaming. This allows you to enjoy high-resolution audio playback.
Multi-Channel Surround Sound
Group speakers together for an immersive, same-room wireless sound experience. A pair of Harman Kardon Adapt-equipped systems can be used as part of a stereo or multi-channel speaker system.
Re-Stream Bluetooth or 3.5mm Audio Sources
Connect audio sources via Bluetooth or a 3.5mm mini-jack to your Omni Adapter and it will automatically translate the signal to Wi-Fi and stream its sound all over your house. Bluetooth connectivity also allows you to stream music services such as iTunes and Spotify.
UPC: 028292265587
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Harman Kardon Adapt Wireless HD Audio Adapter (Black)
  • USB Power Supply
  • Power Pin
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description
    Adapter
    Output Voltage >1 Vrms
    Frequency Response 20 to 20 kHz
    Signal to Noise Ratio >85 dB
    Connectivity
    Ports 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) audio-in
    1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) audio-out / mic-in
    1 x Power
    Input Connections Bluetooth
    Aux-In
    Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Transmitter Frequency Range: 2412 - 2472 MHz (2.4 GHz ISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe and others 13 Channels)
    2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Transmitter Power: <20dBm (EIRP)
    2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Modulation: OFDM, DSSS, DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK, 16QAM, 64QAM
    2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Network Compatibility: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
    Bluetooth Transmitter Frequency Range: 2402 - 2480 MHz
    Transmitter Power: <4 dBm
    Transmitter Modulation: GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
    WPS Button Yes
    Reset Button Yes
    General
    Power Supply 5 VDC, 1.0 A
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 4.6 x 3.4 x 1.2" (118.0 x 86.0 x 30.0 mm)
    Weight 4.3 oz (121.0 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.3 x 5.2 x 2.3"
    Adapt Wireless HD Audio Adapter (Black) is rated 2.4 out of 5 by 20.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from adapt harman kardon. sorry but I am not use to write reviews but you must think about this before buying an adapt. The bluetooth on a 8 mt. range directly no obstructuction, has a lot of disconnection. WIFI works fine but. There is not compatibility with my mac, Spotify, air drop or apple music. I am disappointed, not only for the deficient bluetooth. But the software compatibility. I hope harman (witch I own a beautiful AVR receiver) will consider a serious software actualization for wifi use. (add mac availability, not only tablet or phone) I would not recommend this product until software actualization . sorry.
    Date published: 2015-08-15
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Obvious Design Oversights This was a Christmas gift. I was initially confident that I could make this work, but some of its design oversights are so obvious that it is a burden to use. First obvious issue is that is the power cord is too short, three feet long. Next, although it is supposed to connect with a stereo, it only has 1/8" inputs rather than RCs. Third, despite the fact that this item was released in September, its app has practically no functionality at all. Doesn't allow you to select inputs from the app; app isn't compatible with Spotify, Google play, Pandora, DNLA, or other media servers; isn't powered and won't drive unpowered speakers-despite its vague claims; and doesn't have a DAC so any analog sources sound empty. I am planning on returning it.
    Date published: 2014-12-31
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Would not stay connected I was really unhappy with the Adapt and returned it. The setup isn't complicated but every time it lost the network signal I had to set it up again. It lost the signal five times in one afternoon. Setting it up requires pressing reset on the Adapt and slogging through the HK app. Like a lot of other people I found the app to be pretty clunky and limited. Not what you'd expect from Harman Kardon. I set the Adapt up about 12 feet from my wireless router with no walls in between, it should not be loosing the signal when my Apple TV box is twice as far and it works great.
    Date published: 2014-12-30
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not perfect but not as bad as some say My setup: Yamaha receiver, Omni 20 and Adapt. This is an early review having only received the Omni products today. I am giving it four stars because I could not do 3.5 and felt the other criticism a bit harsh and wanted to balance things a little. Also, the Omni20 does sound really good - way better than most other Bluetooth speakers by far. For me, a three star product needs to meet certain criteria: advertised functionality works, is reasonably intuitive to use and I can understand the philosophy behind the design approach. The Omni and Controller app meet all these criteria to various degrees and in addition has some other compelling good points. When I bought this setup, I was looking for three things: 1) Cheaper than Sonos 2) Be able to stream music from CD player out to all other Omni products 3) Be able to link one Omni product to iPad Bluetooth and then have it restreamed everywhere. I have successfully tested all three of these and given the complexity involved with doing this I am actually quite pleased. The Party Mode and Link is really cool. I love the volume controller that lets you tweak the volumes in various rooms on a single dashboard. Let me give the bad points now: -The controller app needs better instructions on usability. Any idea what the home icon does? I have no clue and can't find it documented anywhere. I am partially blind in one eye so maybe it's fine print? :) -Searching for music on your system. I have been struggling with this all night. Some songs play and others come up with a useless message saying they can not be played. -The app needs a simple mute button which can be found quickly. Some final thoughts I have are, I suggest having some patience with the app when it searches for products and is doing the background setup. HK appears to be on the right track here. Hopefully newer versions of the app will be easier to use. I am hoping to come back in a few weeks and give an even more favorable follow up review. I want this system to work. Sonos, while a good product, is ridiculously overpriced in my opinion.
    Date published: 2015-11-12
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from It takes some fiddling I have been using Airplay for some years now and I wanted to update the system to something that would allow me to stream to multiple speakers from my mobile. I bought 3 adapt and an Omni 20, it's been almost a month and I'm still trying to figure out the sytem, I set it up and worked fine , then it started to cut off (that has been the standard) I decided to reset the whole thing last weekend and it has been working fine since. It is a shame the app is not useful since it doesn't support Pandora , Spotify or even Itunes Match or Radio and the featured radio stations I find them substandard. Something you need to keep in mind, anytime you reset your router or the system, the volume of the adapt goes all the way up so you can burn the speakers connected to it, it does not happen with the Omni 20.
    Date published: 2015-01-09
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good individual components, poor system I bought an Adapt, an Omni 10 and 20 to try the system out. The conclusion so far is that the sound quality from the 10 is great, 20 slightly little less so, and that the Adapt doesn't integrate well in the setup. The Omni 20 plays a bit more undetailed and my feeling is that the 10 actually plays the lower frequency better. Both play however well and the design of especially the 10 is great. The HK Controller app is a poor experience, limited support for music services - Deezer is the only one currently - and linking the units together doesn't work if you stream the music from a phone to one of the units using Bluetooth. Here there must be improvements made; added music services (Spotify, Groovshark, Google Play Music,...), added functionality (possibility to play music stored on a NAS for example) and improved stability. I have used the HK controller on an Android device (Sony Xperia Z3).
    Date published: 2014-12-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great! Added Bluetooth to an older Sony receiver. Crisp sound, stays connected, very happy!
    Date published: 2018-06-14
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Good sound quality, Bad system. I bought two of OMNI 10 and two of OMNI 20 to use in my cafe. OMIN will give you a quality of sound for both 10 & 20. However, it's so annoying that all speakers always loss their signal and you will find difficulty to reconnect it again and It happened everyday !!!! 4-5 times a day, and this is in a cafe with customers. Sometimes 1 speaker disappear somethings 2 speakers disappear. OMG !!! I'm so sick of this. Application also not support Apple Music. If company still cannot fix the issue, don't buy it.
    Date published: 2016-02-27
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