Premium industrial design
Citation 500 blends innovation in home audio entertainment with a sophisticated and beautiful design. The premium blended wool fabric, made by Kvadrat, is dirt repellent and flame retardant.
Sound quality with sophistication
For over 65 years for Harman Kardon has been dedicated to delivering luxurious audio experiences that allow the listener to feel the music and immerse them in the moment. Citation is the ultimate expression and is the worlds first truly premium product of its kind.
The Citation 500 delivers multi-room capablity by adding additional Citation speakers to create the ultimate whole house audio experience. You can play the same music or different music in different rooms and control it from a tablet or smartphone.
Hands-free help with your voice, powered by the Google Assistant
The Google Assistant brings convenient 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.
Play and control your music with your voice
Use your voice to ask for your favorite songs and enjoy high definition music streaming, powered by the cloud.
Over 300 music streaming services available with Wi-Fi streaming
Listen to your favorite audio content, Internet radio and podcasts, all in high-definition through Chromecast built-in.
More is better
Pair two Citation 500 speakers in the same room for stereo sound.
For additional security and privacy, the speaker’s microphones can be switched off. Multi-color LED indicators show the current state of these microphones.
Always the best
With automatic software updates for new features and services, your music and voice options will always be up to date and at its best.
Simple setup with the Google Home app on iOS and Android
With the free Google Home app for iOS and Android, you can easily setup and manage any of the Citation speakers. All speakers support both 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi connections.
Color touch display
Get complementary information from your audio content or control your music with your fingertips using the intuitive touch panel color display.
Wireless Bluetooth® streaming
Wirelessly stream your music from your smartphone or tablet.
Touch to access your preset
Future software updates will add a Preset feature for assigning your favorite playlist and your smart home devices for easy control.
- Model Name: Citation 500
- Transducer: 2 x 25mm tweeter, 2 x 131mm woofer
- Output power: 200W RMS
- Signal-to-noise ratio: >80dB
- Power Supply: 100-240V – 50/60Hz
- Power consumption in sleep mode: <2.0 Watts
- Bluetooth® version: 4.2
- Bluetooth transmitter frequency range: 2402 – 2480MHz
- Bluetooth transmitter power: <5dBm
- Bluetooth transmitter modulation: GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
- Wireless network: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz)
- 2.4G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range: 2412 – 2472MHz (2.4GHzISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe and others 13 Channels)
- 2.4G Wi-Fi transmitter power: <20dBm
- 2.4G Wi-Fi modulation: DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK, QPSK, BPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM
- 5G Wi-Fi transmitter power: <23dBm
- 5G Wi-Fi modulation: QPSK, BPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM
- 5G Wi-Fi transmitter frequency range: 5.15 – 5.35GHz, 5.470 – 5.725GHz, 5.725 – 5.825GHz
- Supported audio formats: HE-AAC, LC-AAC, MP3, Vorbis, WAV (LPCM), FLAC, Opus
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 374 x 212 x 172 mm
- Weight: 7.6 kg (16.8lb)