Harman Kardon Citation Multibeam 1100, Dolby Atmos/DTS:X soundbar and wireless multiroom

The manufacturer Harman Kardon unveiled last week at the CES show in Las Vegas 2020 a new wireless multiroom soundbar, the Citation Multibeam 700. Like the Citation Bar, this one can be associated with d other references from the Harman Kardon Citation series presented less than 18 months ago, within a Home Cinema 5.1.2 configuration or a multiroom system.

A big sister to the Multibeam 700, the Harman Kardon Multibeam 1100 soundbar, model 5.0.2 (surrounds are recreated via reflection on the side walls), supports Dolby Atmos or DTS:X soundtracks and delivers a total power of 630 W through 11 speakers (8 x 60 W + 3 x 50 W), including 6 rectangular broadband specimens (55 x 90 mm), 3 25 mm tweeters and 2 HP Broadband height 70 millimeters.

Harman Kardon Multibeam 1100, Wisa Home Cinema Bundle

As for the Multibeam 700, Wisa technology is part of the Multibeam 1100. As a reminder, Wisa technology allows you to enjoy Hi-Res Audio files up to 96 kHz/24 bits or to create a Home Cinema installation with up to eight channels, all wireless. It is therefore possible to configure a system up to 5.1.2 discreet by combining the Citation Multibeam 1100 soundbar with the Citation Sub S subwoofer (announced at the CES show in Las Vegas 2020) and a pair of Citation Surround speakers (see our IFA 18 news > Harman Kardon Citation Tower, Citation Bar, Citation Surround and Citation Sub, wireless multi-room Home Cinema).

Harman Kardon Multibeam 1100, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, AirPlay 2 and Chromecast

Of course, the Citation Multibeam 1100 can also be used as a link in a multiroom audio chain thanks to the Alexa MRM (Multi‑Room‑Music) and ChromeCast (integrated) features. There is also Bluetooth 5.0, AirPlay 2 and Wi-Fi ac compatibility, not to mention the Works with Alexa and Works with OK Google certifications. It is thus easy to easily control, by voice, via an Amazon Echo or Google Home type speaker, musical content or your personal agenda, find out about the weather, traffic, control compatible home automation devices, etc. via the AirPlay 2 and ChromeCast functions, it is possible to enjoy an audio streaming service from compatible applications installed on a smartphone, tablet or computer. Finally, the Citation Multibeam 1100 is also Spotify Connect certified.

Harman Kardon Multibeam 1100 Bulk Features & Specs

Other features of the Citation Multibeam 1100 include auto-calibration, color touch-screen LCD control on top of the soundbar, exclusive PureVoice process for crystal-clear dialogue at any level volume, an overall frequency response of 52 Hz to 20 kHz, a total length of 1.15 m for 13 cm deep and 6.5 cm high, the Ultra HD 4K Pass-Trough HDR Dolby Vision function…

Harman Kardon Multibeam 1100, connectivity

In addition to its connectivity, the Harman Kardon Citation Multibeam 110 soundbar connector has an HDMI 2.0 input/output (with eARC function for the output) HDCP 2.3 certified, an optical input, an Ethernet port and a USB-A port (dedicated to Firmware updates) powered.

Immediate availability, in black or gray. Indicative prices: 999 euros.