Engineered to serve as the complete home theater loudspeaker package, this system integrates high-performance 5.1-channel speakers - front and rear satellites, plus a center loudspeaker - with a subwoofer in one sophisticated offering. The combination of dual-driver, center-channel speakers for replaying distinct movie dialogue, powerful satellites that envelop you in all the high energy of the best entertainment and a powered sub for low-frequency thrills makes this speaker system more than equal to handling the sonic excitement of Hollywood blockbusters and your favorite musical offerings. Constant-directivity waveguides fitted to the satellite speakers' soft-dome tweeters decrease their directivity at high frequencies to produce a wide stereo image across a large listening area. The system looks elegant as well; the speakers' black finish and streamlined structures will fit into any interior design. And it's flexible; you can use HTFS 3/E floor stands to place the speakers at ear height and add additional speakers to change the system from 5.1 channels to 7.1. This six-piece system provides a best-in-class cinema experience while elevating your home theater from the ordinary to the truly extraordinary.
Complete 5.1 home theater surround-sound speaker system
As a complete home theater package, the HKTS 20BQ has everything you need - including satellite bases, wall-mounting hardware and all necessary cables - in one box. And by including removable shelf-mount stands and wall-mount brackets for the satellite and center speakers, the system offers you great flexibility for installing the speakers in different locations.
Four two-way, 120W satellite speakers
Four voice-matched satellite speakers with a single 3-inch (75-millimeter) midrange drivers and 3/4-inch (19-millimeter), high-frequency dome tweeters produce a rich, realistic, all-encompassing sonic performance with convincing sound effects. You can place these video-shielded speakers near your TV without causing magnetic interference.
Voice-matched, 120W dual-driver center speaker
The HKTS 20BQ's center-channel speaker features tandem 3-inch (75-millimeter) midrange drivers and a 3/4-inch (19-millimeter) high-frequency dome tweeter for clear, precise dialogue from movies, TV shows or other media created for a multichannel sound system. Constant-directivity waveguides decrease the tweeter's directivity at high frequencies. The result is a wide stereo image across a large listening area.
Powerful, 200W down-firing subwoofer
The HKTS 20BQ's 200-watt, down-firing subwoofer with an 8-inch (200-millimeter) driver offers deep, authoritative low-frequency realism that lends a richness and believability to whatever imagery you're seeing on screen - while remaining surprisingly unimposing off-screen. The subwoofer lends an impressive richness and credibility to your home theater experience.
Stunning, decor-complementing modern design
The HKTS 20BQ represents a decor-friendly complement to any entertainment center or home theater. Its contemporary styling incorporates glossy, black accents, polished surfaces and elegant symmetry - elements that are clearly part of the rich Harman Kardon® design heritage. The system's compact, unobtrusive dimensions offer virtually unlimited installation options.
Bass-boost controls and phase switches for subwoofer
Controls on the HKTS 20BQ's 200-watt subwoofer let you fine-tune its bass output for your personal taste and room acoustics. Bass-boost and phase switches also allow you to optimize subwoofer performance, depending upon where you place the speakers. A subwoofer properly in phase with the satellite speakers generates clear and lifelike sounds for instruments such as drums, piano and plucked strings.
Magnetically shielded loudspeaker components
Unshielded loudspeaker components can upset the magnetic field in a conventional TV, resulting in visible color shifts and possible long-term damage. But the HKTS 20BQ's magnetically shielded loudspeaker components can deliver high-quality, high-performance results even when you place them near a TV. Now, whether you are watching a traditional CRT or a flat-panel TV, you can continue watching undisturbed.
LFE (low-frequency effects) input connector
The HKTS 20BQ includes an LFE (low-frequency effects) input connector that bypasses the subwoofer's internal low-pass crossover. As a result, you can use a receiver/processor's dedicated subwoofer output to provide better low-end performance.
Compatible with HTFS 3/E floor stands
If wall-mounting is not your preferred method of installation, optional HTFS 3/E floor stands (sold separately) set the HKTS 20BQ satellite speakers at the ideal ear-level listening position. The aluminum-extrusion columns, which also include a self-contained wire-management system, will elegantly complement virtually any decor.
Upgradable to 7.1 channels
If you want to move beyond the all-encompassing power of this 5.1-channel surround-sound system, you can easily add a pair of front-height or rear-channel surround loudspeakers - and hence unleash the 7.1-channel capability of your HKTS 20BQ system. The 7.1 surround-sound format elevates the impact of your entertainment experience with a richer, more thorough soundstage.
To adhere to European guidelines, the HKTS 20BQ system uses low standby-power consumption - less than 1 watt - and includes a number of energy-efficient features. For example, an auto-power on/off function automatically controls the subwoofer in response to a relayed voltage or an audio-input signal. (If the subwoofer doesn't receive an audio signal for 15 minutes, it automatically shuts off.) By meeting such "green" standards, this speaker system keeps sound quality high - and your power bill low.
Harman Kardon sound: A legacy of achievement
Exemplifying the balance among high style, modern design and audio ingenuity, the HKTS 20BQ home-theater system embodies the spirit of Harman Kardon innovation, a legacy that discerning audio enthusiasts have revered for almost 60 years. Harman Kardon engineers have consistently advanced the science of sound, developing products that are dedicated to quality, durability and, most importantly, generating rave reviews from audiophiles.
Speaker Nominal Impedance
8 ohms nominal
Satellite Nominal Impedance
8 ohms nominal
45Hz - 20kHz (-6dB)
86dB @ 2.83V/1 meter
83dB @ 2.83V/1 meter
Satellite Maximum Recommended Amplifier Power
10 ~ 80 watts
Speaker Maximum Recommended Amplifier Power
10 ~ 120 watts
Subwoofer Maximum Recommended Amplifier Power
200 watts RMS
8" woofer, sealed enclosure
Subwoofer External Trigger Input Voltage
3 ~ 30 volts AC/DC
Subwoofer Input Rating
AC 100-120V, 50/60 Hz, 200W orAC 220-240V, 50/60 Hz, 200W
One 3/4" (19mm) dome, video-shielded
Speaker Midrange Transducer
Dual 3" (75mm) drivers, video-shielded
Satellite Speaker Specifications
Satellite Midrange Transducer
One 3" (75mm) driver, video-shielded
What's in the Box
4 SAT-TS20 satellite speakers for front left/right and surround left/right channels
1 CEN-TS20/30 center-channel speaker
1 HKTS200SUB powered subwoofer
4 wall-mount brackets for satellite speakers
1 wall-mount bracket for center speaker
4 metal stop plates and screws for satellite-speaker wall-mount brackets
1 20' (6m) combination LFE and trigger cable for connection to subwoofer
1 13.1' (4m) color-coded cable for center speaker
2 16.4' (5m) color-coded cables for front satellites
2 32.8' (10m) color-coded cables for rear satellites
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