Stamford, Conn. – Harman
International Industries said its Harman Kardon BDS series of integrated home
entertainment systems is now available.
The BDS 400 ($999) and BDS 800 ($1,499) are
billed as all-in-one home-theater audio systems. They feature a receiver
integrated with a Blu-ray Disc, DVD and CD player; FM tuner; and an onscreen
menu system and remote.
The BDS 400 has a BDS 2
SO integrated receiver for 2.1-channel sound through two front speakers and a
subwoofer, as well as Dolby Virtual Speaker technology.
The 5.1-channel BDS 800 has
four voice-matched satellites, a center-channel speaker, a subwoofer and the
BDS 5 SO integrated receiver. Other features include front-panel USB port, iPod/iPhone
compatibility via the Harman Kardon The Bridge IIIP dock (not included), and