Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 8, the return of the iconic Bluetooth speaker

Appeared in 2013, the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Bluetooth speaker has since had multiple versions. Iconic today, the brand offers the Onyx Studio 8 with more efficient performance and more environmentally friendly manufacturing.

Bluetooth 5.2 speaker, the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 8 network speaker is compatible with 100% of mobile devices or computers on the market. In this, it does not differ from its predecessors.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 8, reduced environmental impact

In contrast, the Onyx Studio 8 is made from recycled plastic and the speaker grille fabric is woven from recycled polyester yarn. For its part, the handle which also serves as a foot is made of anodized aluminum. The latter makes it easy to transport Onyx Studio 8 from one room to another. Finally, its packaging uses FSC-certified paper and is printed with soy ink. Thus, its impact on the environment is significantly reduced.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 8, general ergonomics

The battery, with a capacity of 3,250 mAh, allows eight hours of listening time at a reasonable level and requires five hours for a full recharge. Precision, the Onyx Studio 8 manages the simultaneous connection of two peripherals for perfect ergonomics (instantaneous switch from one music library to another). In the same vein, the Onyx Studio 8 calibrates itself automatically for optimized sound reproduction. It is still possible to use the Onyx Studio 8 as a hands-free kit to manage calls thanks to the presence of a Far-Field type microphone. Finally, two Onyx Studio 8 can be combined for a higher quality stereo configuration.

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 8, acoustic package

The Onyx Studio 8 has a 12 cm woofer and two 20 mm tweeters. The digital amplification delivers a maximum power of 50 watts.

Availability planned for mid-October. Indicative price: 299 euros.