The Harman Kardon Citation 500 is the largest single chassis speaker in the extensive Citation range. This Citation 500, by contrast, is much more typical of the category: a single unit, designed to sit on a desk- or table- or kitchen work-top, with wireless connectivity your only option.


Offering sound quality with sophistication, Harmon Kardon has been at the forefront of audio engineering for more than 65 years. Their aim is to captivate your senses with sublime sound to create transfixing moments. The Citation 500 is the ultimate expression of this and is the worlds first truly premium product of its kind.

This voice activation speaker from Harmon Kardon blends innovation in home audio with an attention to detail delivering a sophisticated and beautiful design.

The Citation 500 delivers multi room capability. It provides room filling volume and not at the expense of control or coherence. This speaker allows the same music or different music to be played in different rooms, being controlled from a tablet or smartphone.

The Citation 500 features two 25mm silk dome tweeters and a 13cm treated paper mid/bass driver shave 200W of class D amplification between them and is handled by a 24bit/96kHz DAC.

A deep and curved end rectangle, the 500 is wrapped in the exquisite Kvadrat acoustic cloth in a choice of black or grey. This premium blended wool fabric is dirt repellent and flame retardant.

The Citation 500 voice activated speaker from Harmon Kardon blends innovation in home audio with an attention to detail delivering a sophisticated and beautiful design.

      • Colour touch display
      Get complementary information from your audio content or control your music with your fingertips using the intuitive touch panel colour display

      • Hands free help with the Google Assistant
      The Google Assistant brings convenient voice control to your Harman Kardon's Citation wireless home sound system. Get answers, play music, control your smart home and tackle the challenges of your day using simply the power of your voice

      • Access more than 300 music streaming services
      Listen to your favourite audio content, Internet radio and podcasts, all in high definition through Chromecast built in 

      • Privacy 
      Be in control of how you connect and what you share. Harman Kardon's Citation microphones are easily switched on or off, providing security and privacy as you require. Multicoloured LED indicators allow you to quickly check the current state of microphones 

      • Always up to date
      Effortlessly keep your features and services up to date. Software updates and upgrades automatically download and install to your system. Maintaining state of the art home audio has never been easier 

      • Simple setup with the Google Home
      With the free Google Home app for iOS and Android and all speakers support both 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi Fi connections

      • Wireless Bluetooth® streaming
      It easy to wirelessly stream audio from your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth®, allowing you to turn Internet audio into an immersive musical experience

      • Enjoy your Apple Music with AirPlay
      Discover new artists and access your favourite playlists from Apple Music with AirPlay. Use the iPhone app to choose your soundtrack and set the mood anywhere in your home


7.6kg / 16.8lb


Height: 212mm / 8.34"; Width: 374mm / 14.72"; Depth: 172mm / 6.77

Power Supply

100-240V – 50/60Hz

Wifi, no Bluetooth

5.15 - 5.35GHz, 5.470 - 5.725GHz, 5.725 - 5.825GHz

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