Harman/Kardon

Esquire

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Prepare to travel in a completely different way. The Harman Kardon Esquire is your new, on-the-road, wireless audio system. Esquire is a Bluetooth®-enabled speaker with a built- in conference phone system that redefines how you take your music with you. This durable, portable speaker is crafted out of fine materials with a leather panel and metal finish on the outside. On this inside, it’s pure Harman Kardon engineering, with dual drivers and a built-in bass port for clear sound, as well as custom-tuned microphones and noise cancellation technology for clear conference calls from your Bluetooth®-enabled smart phone. Top performance and outstanding design, this exquisite, portable speaker from Harman Kardon is substance and style. It looks as good as it sounds.
At A Glance:
  • Portable, Conference Phone System.
  • Hi-Fi Harman Kardon Sound.
  • Wireless Bluetooth® Connectivity.
  • Battery-powered Portability.
  • Stylish and Ruggedly Handsome.
What's in the box:
  • 1 Harman Kardon Esquire wireless speaker/conferencing system
  • 1 3-port USB adapter
  • Quick-start guide
  • 1 Carrying pouch
  • 1 USB cable
The Harman Kardon Esquire is a finely-crafted, portable speaker that might look different than other speaker systems because it is different. Simply put – it’s better. Prepare to travel in a completely different way. The Harman Kardon Esquire is your new, on-the-road, wireless audio system. Esquire is a Bluetooth®-enabled speaker with a built- in conference phone system that redefines how you take your music with you. This durable, portable speaker is crafted out of fine materials with a leather panel and metal finish on the outside. On this inside, it’s pure Harman Kardon engineering, with dual drivers and a built-in bass port for clear sound, as well as custom-tuned microphones and noise cancellation technology for clear conference calls from your Bluetooth®-enabled smart phone. An 8-hour battery renders it available anywhere, anytime it’s needed. Its stylish pouch lets you protect it while traveling and its 3-port USB adapter allows you to charge multiple devices at the same time. Truly a conference system that goes beyond any one purpose to satisfy many more, the Harmon Kardon Esquire is the perfect partner to anyone demanding better quality sound in a portable package.
Product Features:
  • Portable, Conference Phone System.
    Whether conferencing with one other person or with a group, this portable, dual-microphone system delivers quality sound and reliable connections no matter where you are and, with smart orientation, you can aim the speaker in any direction and never miss a single word.
  • Hi-Fi Harman Kardon Sound.
    This 2-way speaker system with built-in bass port helps the Esquire punch above its weight. Clear, crisp highs and bright mid-range clarity make every voice sound as if it was in the room while its extra-low bass frequencies give Esquire a balanced soundstage.
  • Wireless Bluetooth® Connectivity.
    No wires, no cables – just wireless. Enjoy easy Bluetooth® set-up via NFC and clear, high bandwidth Bluetooth® streaming. Once you connect your music from your smart phone or tablet, center stage is yours.
  • Battery-powered Portability.
    No power? No problem. Esquire’s built-in battery provides up to 8 hours of music and conference-calling time. Charge it up and you’re on-the-go and with its 3-port power supply allowing you to charge all your devices with one plug.
  • Stylish and Ruggedly Handsome.
    No matter how you approach it, the Harman Kardon Esquire is one good-looking accessory that makes a difference to your busy lifestyle. Designed to go with you, its striking appearance – in aluminum, leather and patented grill – sounds as good as it looks.
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Manuals & Downloads:
Device Compatibility:
3.5mm
Bluetooth
General Specifications:
Amplifier Power
2 x 10 Watts
Audio Specifications:
Frequency Response
80-22kHz
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
80dB
Control and Connection Specifications:
Input Connection
Aux-in, Bluetooth
Esquire is rated 4.434782608695652 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very stylish and crisp My Esquire is only a few weeks old but I continue to grow to love it. It is very pretty and slick and you would expect from an HK product. It connects very well to my Macbook air and my iPhone. For some reason iTunes is activated when my laptop connects, but no big deal. Probably my only non-stellar comment is that the base is not as robust as I was expecting (but it is still good). Also, I cannot advance through playlists from the Esquire (but again no big deal). I have used the bluetooth as a speaker phone for my iPhone and that does well. Need to be within 3 feet of the device to be clearly heard though.
Date published: 2014-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superior Product I travel a lot and have been looking for a high quality bluetooth speaker to serve two purposes: listening to music and audioconferencing. I have used this product for five months now extensively for both purposes and I could not be happier with it, and I am fussy about sound quality too--hard to please! It is beautifully made, quality throughout, excellent battery life, and easy to use. I am also very pleased with the square form of it as it makes it very suitcase/packing friendly. I find myself using the Esquire around the house now too with my iPhone for music and podcasts. If you are looking for a very well designed and quality speaker for these two purposes I highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2014-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally another great design !!!! Just bought this last night, did quite some research and listened too all competing products in price bracket and the HK esquire not only looks great it sounds amazing. It has more range volume and quality over the other products in same category. The Bose mini is great as is the new jbl but the HK esquire is like combining the two and some for a fraction more. Well worth it !!! Also it has a charger for both your phone and tablet and conference call mode !!! Ideal for portable offices also ! The design is fairly comparable to apple in terms of quality and concept ! Great work guys !
Date published: 2014-04-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Garbage It shuts off after 5 minutes if you're not using it. Then when it detects sound, it takes 5 seconds to turn on, so you have to rewind your songs and videos. This design SUCKS. Why would they put an auto-shut off when the device is PLUGGED UP???? idiots. And then it won't connect nicely to windows bluetooth. It loses the pairing after 7 to 10 days. so you have to remove it, and then repair it, but most of the time it won't be detected again. This device is garbage. Don't waste your time with it.
Date published: 2016-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the business! A very smart piece of kit - great battery life, sounds fresh and bold and big, despite its small, compact suitcase-friendly form factor. If you're doing some internet research, you may read a few mixed reviews about sound quality, but since I bought mine, it seems that the Esquire is really tuned to be listened to from 3-8 ft away at higher volume- when you blast yourself in the face with this thing, like you do if you are sitting at a desk, it doesn't seem like the sound can spread out properly, and so you can hear some clipping and distortion - but step back and watch that disappear, and the speaker will easily fill the room with amazing depth and clarity. (For desk use, just turn it down a little!) All in all, the Esquire really is quite an impressive unit. Conference calls are a bonus, and the style, fit and finish is absolutely first class.
Date published: 2015-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing sound, great design I bought this looking for a high quality portable speaker, it has blown me away. I listen to hip-hop mostly and this thing plays it loud. Not as much bass as other good portable speakers but amazing sound. Design is amazing, quality is unmatched. Love it. battery is great too, lasts longer than you would ever go without charging it. Would have preferred the black and silver but im really happy with the white on silver.
Date published: 2016-03-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great sound but faulty design? The sound on this is awesome and I love the portability. However, after 6 months of light use, the USB charger will not charge the speaker. The connection seems to no longer fit and the unit has been stationary. It just stopped working. I've been searching support sites to find out how to get it fixed with no luck. FOr the price, it should be made better
Date published: 2015-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great so far I loved the sound and people seem to hear me on the other side well without having to raise my voice. I did have one conference call where the presenter was using a VOIP line and had a hard time understanding the 5 people we had in the room. I will keep on trying the product to see if this was a glitch or I need to do a software update or something.
Date published: 2014-03-30
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Is the power supply 110/220V rated. I want to make sure it works in Asia

Asked by: Francisco09
Thank you for the inquiry. Yes. This product will work in 110v/220v regions with proper adapters. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-04-19

How do you know when it's charging?

Asked by: josh
Thank you for the inquiry. There are five battery level indicator led's located on one side next to the auxiliary and micro usb connections. While the battery is charging the led's will illuminate one be one. When all five have illuminated solid then charging is completed. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-04-12

Can the Esquire be charged from a dc outlet such as a car cigarette lighter?

Asked by: rags
Hello, Thank your for the inquiry. Yes, using an adapter. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-02-17

Is there a manufacture warranty on the product?

Asked by: Shree
Hello, Thank you for the inquiry. This unit carries a one year manufacturers warranty. Best Regards.
Answered by: Zoltan
Date published: 2016-02-17
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