Harman Kardon Citation 300
The medium-size smart home speaker with award winning design
Premium industrial design
Citation 300 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 300 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.
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
Instantly enjoy your favorite music playlist and control your smart home devices with preset icons on the display. Future software updates will add a Preset feature for assigning your favorite playlist and your smart home devices for easy control.
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 300 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.
Beautiful Sound That Speaks To You
The Harman Kardon Citation 300 is a next generation stereo smart speaker. Easy to use with its full-color LCD touch screen, Citation 300 blends innovation in home audio with attention to detail in design, allowing for sophisticated looks and incredible stereo sound. Music lovers will love the room-filling stereo sound and surprisingly rich bass with access to over 300 music services and high-definition streaming through Chromecast built-in. The Google Assistant brings convenient voice control to your Citation 300 for hands-free help around the home. Get answers, play music, organize your day, control your smart home, enjoy your entertainment and more, just with your voice!
What's In The Box
- 1 x Citation 300
- 1 x power cable (1.8m)
- 1 x Quick-start guide
- 1 x Warranty sheet
- 1 x Safety sheet
Documents & Downloads
The latest owner's manuals, quick start guides, and documents.
Spec Sheet (English) 873 KB
Does the Citation speaker record all my conversations?
No, the Citation speaker does not store any conversations, it listens only for a few seconds and then deletes the file. Only when using "OK, Google" or "Hey, Google" will it start recording your question in order for Google Assistant to fulfill your request. You can always delete all your recordings via "My activity" settings under your Google Account.
The 4 LED dots change to amber on my Citation speaker. What does this mean?
The amber LED lights indicate that the microphone is muted and the Google Assistant will not react to any voice keywords until the microphone is unmuted.
Features & Specifications
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Spec Sheet (English) English 873 KB
Power Supply 100-240V – 50/60Hz
Power consumption in sleep mode <2.0 Watts
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
Note CITATION 300 is intended to be used for streaming music. A consumer can stream Bluetooth audio to the speaker. A consumer can connect their speaker to the localWi-Fi Network and stream music with Google Chromecast. In addition, the speaker will work with Google Home. This product is designed to be instantly on and ready to play music at a moment's notice, therefore, the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection must remain active at all times to ensure proper operation. CITATION 300 is in compliance with the European Union energy legislation. CITATION 300 will enter into sleep mode (networked standby) after 20 minutes without operation, after which it can be re-activated via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
Signal-to-noise ratio >80dB
Supported audio formats HE-AAC, LC-AAC, MP3, Vorbis, WAV (LPCM), FLAC, Opus
Output power 100W RMS
Transducer 2 x 20mm tweeter, 2 x 89mm woofer
Dimensions (W x H x D) 306 x 180 x 142 mm
Weight 4.1 kg (9lb)
Control and Connection Specifications
Bluetooth® version 4.2
Bluetooth transmitter frequency range 2402 – 2480MHz
Bluetooth transmitter power <10dBm
Bluetooth transmitter modulation GFSK,π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK