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Harman Kardon BDS 885

Harman Kardon BDS 885 - Home Cinema System
Home Cinema System - 5.1, AV receiver + 3D Blu-ray player and HKTS65BQ speakers, DLNA Certified® 1.5, WiFi, supports iOS devices via USB, Bluetooth with NFC, AirPlay, Apple/Android control app, new design, 5x65W output, HDMI v.1.4as 3D, 4K, ARC and CEC, 3 HDMI V.1.4 (1x MHL) inputs, Dolby Volume, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS Digital, DTS-HD Master/High Resolution Audio, PCM, USB input, progressive scan BD/DVD/CD, MP3 and WMA playback, JPEG, RDS tuner with 30 presets, EzSet/EQIII for automatic setting, Harman NSP
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Code:  HKD025m2 Product Number:  BDS 885/230
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Harman Kardon BDS 885

The new Harman Kardon BDS 885S is a high-performance, 5.1-channel home theater system that plays 3D video from Blu-ray discs. Together with a good TV it can transport you into thrilling action scenes or the wide open plains you know from your favourite movies. The system supports upscaling, enhancing the resolution. Its rich selection of modern technologies includes DLNA 1.5 support, WiFi, connection to external drives via USB, and Bluetooth with NFC or AirPlay for Apple products. Among the advantages of this model is the option to set playback within your network or ability to control the system via iOS and Android devices. Its compact subwoofer delivers powerful bass and thanks to wireless connectivity, it can be placed virtually anywhere in the room.

Key Features

  • 3D Blu-ray movies with detailed digital sound
  • Compact, 200W wireless subwoofer for powerful bass
  • Stream music from Spotify, AirPlay, and DLNA 1.5 compatible devices
  • Auto Sound Calibration (HARMAN EzSet/EQ III)
  • Bluetooth with HARMAN TrueStream technology for better quality
  • HDMI connectors support 3D and 4K image
  • USB connection for Apple products
  • Screen Mirroring and concurrent charging (MHL)
  • Smartphone/tablet control apps

Digital audio as it should be

Dolby TrueHD and DTS Digital Surround deliver all audio in the crystal-clear quality its creators intended. The system is one of the first Blu-ray Disc systems in the world and boasts Dolby Volume technology, which ensures the same sound volume when switching from a variety of sources. This means that the jarring jumps in volume are now a thing of the past. TrueStream technology ensures wireless streaming in the highest quality possible. Finally, Harman EzSet/EQ III system provides automatic room calibration.

Connectivity centre

The system boasts broad connectivity support. It is equipped with three HDMI inputs for high-quality audio and video transmission via a single cable. One of them supports MHL technology for transmitting video in Full HD 1080p and audio directly from your compatible mobile phone. Built-in AirPlay allows you to connect your Apple devices, while Bluetooth with NFC support takes care of other smartphones or tablets. You can also connect your iPhone, iPad, or even a hard disk via USB and play the stored content. Thanks to built-in WiFi, the system can be incorporated into a home network, where you can connect to a large amount of online content, including YouTube, Picasa. and AccuWeather.


Apple AirPlay for streaming audio from computers with iTunes, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch
Bluetooth (Bluetooth MultiConnect)
NFC for quick Bluetooth pairing (Android and Windows)
DLNA 1.5 streaming
Option to create WiFi networks
3 x HDMI connection with 4K and 3D, Audio Return Channel (ARC) and 1 x MHL Support
HDMI output
USB port on front panel - connect iPhone, iPad, iPod, or USB

Continuous steady average output, stereo mode: 65 W per channel (20 Hz - 20 kHz, 1% THD)
Subwoofer amplifier power: 200 W RMS
Frequency range:  45 Hz - 20 kHz (-6 db)
Input sensitivity/impedance (Line-in): 250 mV /> 10k?
Signal-to-noise ratio (IHF-A): 90 db
Slew rate: 40 V/usec
HARMAN technology TrueStream: selects current, most advanced wireless option for highest quality audio
Compact 200W active subwoofer
Dolby TrueHD and DTS Digital Surround decoding
Dolby Volume
EzSet/EQ III - automatic calibration accurately adjusts volume level, speaker distance/time delay and equalisation setting

Disc player:
Supported disc formats: 12cm or 8 cm BD-video (single or dual layer), DVD-Video, DVD + R / + RW, DVD-R / -RW, CD (CD digital audio), CD-R / RW discs
Audio formats: Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS Digital, PCM, WMA (version without DRM): WMA9, CBR @ 192kbps, VBR @ 355 kbps MP3: 32 kbps - 320 kbps, including variable bitrate encoding
Still image format: JPEG
Video signal system: NTSC (US) or PAL (EU)
Frequency response: 20 Hz - 20 kHz ± 0.5 db
Signal-to-noise ratio 90 dB (measured through "A" filter)
Dynamic range: 90 dB (16bit)
THD/1kHz: DVD/CD: 0.1%
Wow and Flutter: below measurable limits

Built-in FM tuner:
Tuning range: 87.5 MHz - 108.0 MHz
Usable sensitivity IHF:> 14 dBf
SNR (mono/stereo): 55 dB / 55 db
Distortion (mono/stereo): 0.3% / 0.5%
Stereo channel separation - 40 db @ 1 kHz
Rejection: 70 db
IF attenuation: 80 db

Television format: NTSC or PAL (selectable)
HDMI version: With 3D, 4K and 30/36bit Deep Color

Main unit: 400.2 × 283.8 × 78.5 mm
Satellite: 92 x 100 x 243 mm
Central speaker: 88 × 272 × 110 mm
Subwoofer: 267 × 267 × 353 mm (with legs)

Main unit: 3.56 kg
Satellite: 1 kg
Central speaker: 1.45 kg
Subwoofer: 9 kg

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System type
5.0+ Done!
Active (independent) Done!
CD, DVD, Blu-Ray Done!
Overall performance
525 W Done!
Frequency out
45 Hz Done!
Frequency in
20,000 Hz Done!
90 dB/mW Done!
HDMI Done!
Sound transmission system
Cable Done!
Cable Done!
Satellite dimensions
10 cm Done!
24.3 cm Done!
9.2 cm Done!
Subwoofer dimensions
26.7 cm Done!
35.3 cm Done!
26.7 cm Done!
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