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Harman Kardon Citation Tower Manual
CITATION TOWER
OWNER’S
MANUAL
/ IMPORTANT SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
Do Not Use Extension Cords
To avoid safety hazards, use only the power cord supplied
with your unit. We do not recommend that extension cords be
used with this product. As with all electrical devices, do not run
power cords under rugs or carpets, or place heavy objects on
them. Damaged power cords should be replaced immediately
by an authorized service center with a cord that meets factory
specifications.
Handle the AC Power Cord Gently
When disconnecting the power cord from an AC outlet, always
pull the plug; never pull the cord. If you do not intend to use
your speaker for any considerable length of time, disconnect
the plug from the AC outlet.
Do Not Open the Cabinet
There are no user-serviceable components inside this product.
Opening the cabinet may present a shock hazard, and any
modification to the product will void your warranty. If water
accidentally falls inside the unit, disconnect it from the AC
power source immediately, and consult an authorized service
center.
Safe and Stable Placement
This product may become unstable and tip over during
earthquakes or if they are rocked, tipped or improperly
positioned.
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/ TABLE OF CONTENTS
/IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.............................................. 2
/INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................ 4
/WHAT’S IN THE BOX................................................................................ 5
/PRODUCT OVERVIEW............................................................................. 6
/PLACEMENT................................................................................................. 9
/POWER ON .................................................................................................. 11
/SPEAKER SETUP....................................................................................... 13
/USING YOUR CITATION TOWER........................................................ 17
/SETTINGS....................................................................................................21
/SPECIFICATIONS......................................................................................23
/TROUBLESHOOTING.............................................................................24
/TRADEMARKS...........................................................................................26
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/ INTRODUCTION
This manual includes information of CITATION TOWER (primary
and secondary speakers). We encourage you to take a few
minutes to read this manual, which describes the products and
includes step-by-step instructions to help you set up and get
started. Read and understand all the safety instructions before
using your product.
This product may have an important software update
available. Please follow the instructions to connect the
product to Wi-Fi to ensure that your product has the most
recent software updates.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
If you have any questions about these products, their
installation or their operation, please contact your Harman
Kardon retailer or customer service, or visit us at www.
harmankardon.com.
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/ WHAT’S IN THE BOX
Carefully unpack the box and check if the following parts are
included. If any part is damaged, do not use it, contact your
Harman Kardon retailer or customer service.
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1. Main unit (Secondary speaker)
2. Main unit (Primary speaker)
3. Bottom cover x 2
4. Power cord* x 2
*Power cord quantity and plug type vary by regions.
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/ PRODUCT
OVERVIEW
Back Panel and Bottom
Secondary
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2
Primary
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4
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1. Microphones
2. Touch screen
Wi-Fi signal indicator.
Press to mute or unmute the microphone.
Press to activate Google Assistant.
Press to enter Bluetooth pairing mode.
Press and hold more than 3 seconds to disable
Bluetooth.
Press to customize the general settings.
Press to set up multi-channel surround sound
system with your CITATION SUB. (Optional)
Press to check the system information of this
product.
3. - / + (Volume)
• Press to decrease or increase the volume.
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/ PRODUCT OVERVIEW
4. LED indicators (Google)
White (Breathing slowly)
Listening
White (Breathing fast)
Responding
Amber (Constant)
Microphone muted
White (Breathing for three
times)
Power on / system startup
5. LED indicator (WiSA)
White (Flashing)
Pairing
White (Flashing)
Out of range / Lost wireless
connection
White (Constant for 10
seconds and then light off)
Wirelessly connected with
CITATION BAR / ADAPT
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Bottom Side
Secondary
/ PRODUCT OVERVIEW
mm 24.013
Primary
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1
2
SERVICE
RESET
POWER
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2
SERVICE 1
RESET SERVICE 2 POWER
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1. RESET
• Press and hold for 5 seconds to restore the factory
settings.
2. SERVICE
• For service personnel only.
3. POWER
• Connect to the power supply.
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/ PLACEMENT
Place your CITATION TOWER on any flat and stable surface
near an AC (mains) outlet.
1) To achieve the best and most accurate stereo soundstage,
place the speakers 6-10 feet (1.8-3 m) apart, keep an angle
of 40-60 degrees between your listening position and both
speakers.
2) Bass output will increase as the speaker is moved closer to
a wall or a corner. For best sound quality, keep a minimum
distance of 20 in (51 cm) between the speakers and the side
and rear walls.
Primary
Secondary
6-10 feet
(1.8-3 m)
> 20 in
(>51 cm)
40° – 60°
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/ PLACEMENT
* To avoid any interference, keep a minimum distance of 5
meters (16.4 feet) between the speakers and your Wi-Fi
router.
>5m
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/ POWER ON
NOTES:
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Use the provided power cord only.
When you disconnect the power cord, always pull the plug, never
the cable.
1) Plug one end of the AC power cord into the POWER
connector on the bottom of each speaker, then plug the
other end to an AC (mains) outlet.
ÆÆThe primary speaker will automatically power on and the
touch screen will turn on.
Secondary
Primary
POWER
POWER
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/ POWER ON
2) Select your language as instructed on the touch screen of
the primary speaker for the first-time setting.
3) Press “MUSIC” to operate as standalone stereo speakers or
“VIDEO” to operate as a pair of satellite speakers (See the
“SPEAKER SETUP” section for details).
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/ SPEAKER SETUP
Operate as Standalone Stereo Speakers
1) Press “MUSIC” on the touch screen of the primary speaker
to enter stereo mode. Your CITATION TOWER is required to
connect Wi-Fi with the Google Home app.
2) Download the Google Home app on your smartphone or
tablet.
Google Home
Google Home
3) Run the Google Home app and set up your CITATION
TOWER as instructed in the app. Always follow the
instructions in the app to complete the Wi-Fi setup.
4) Sign in with your Google account. If you do not have, create
a new one.
NOTES:
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If you encounter any setup issues, make sure to enable Bluetooth
and location services on your smartphone or tablet.
In the Google Home app, you can rename this product. The
device name will remain during Bluetooth device discovery and
Chromecast streaming.
Once this product is connected to the Internet, it will receive a
periodic over-the-air software update to improve performance.
This update may take a few minutes to complete.
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/ SPEAKER SETUP
Operate as Satellite Speakers
You can operate your CITATION TOWER as a pair of satellite
speakers with:
• CITATION BAR (sold separately): to set up a 3.0 channel
surround sound system.
• CITATION ADAPT (sold separately): to set up a 2.0
channel sound system for TV use case.
1) Press “VIDEO” on the touch screen of the primary
speaker to enter surround mode. Your CITATION TOWER
will become a pair of wireless satellite speaker for
CITATION BAR / ADAPT (sold separately).
2) Follow the on-screen instructions on your CITATION BAR /
ADAPT to complete the setup.
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/ SPEAKER SETUP
Pair with CITATION SUB (Optional)
To enhance the bass performance, you can wirelessly pair your
CITATION TOWER with CITATION SUB (wireless subwoofer,
sold separately).
NOTES:
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For a successful setup, keep a maximum distance of 5 meters (16.4
feet) between the Citation Tower and your Citation Sub.
If CITATION TOWER is powered off, the subwoofer will enter
standby mode.
If you use a device near your CITATION TOWER and both use the
same frequency (2.4GHz or 5GHz), interference may cause some
sound interruption.
The maximum transmission distance of the wireless signal
between CITATION TOWER and the subwoofer may vary
depending on your operating environment.
1) Power on both CITATION TOWER and CITATION SUB.
2) Press “Speaker Setup” > “Pairing” > “Subwoofer pairing” on
the touch screen to enter pairing mode.
ÆÆYou will hear a pairing chime once successfully
connected and “Subwoofer connected” will be displayed
on the touch screen.
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/ SPEAKER SETUP
LED Indicator (CITATION SUB)
White (Flashing)
Pairing
White (Flashing)
Out of range / Lost
wireless connection
White (Constant for 10
seconds and then light off)
Wirelessly connected
with CITATION TOWER
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/ USING YOUR
CITATION TOWER
Talk to Google Assistant
Your CITATION TOWER comes with the Google Assistant builtin. You can play music, get the answer, manage everyday tasks,
and easily control smart devices around your home by using
your voice.
Press
on the touch screen of the primary speaker to activate
the Google Assistant and then say your request.
When the CITATION TOWER is streaming music through
Chromecast or Bluetooth, you can say the wake word “Ok
Google” or “Hey Google” first and then your request.
ÆÆCITATION TOWER will respond instantly.
NOTE:
•
For the latest voice commands, please visit assistant.google.com.
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With Chromecast built-in, you can stream music / tunes /
podcasts / playlists from 300+ music apps to your speaker by
simply tapping the Cast button.
1) Run the Chromecast enabled app on your smartphone or
tablet.
2) Press the
icon in the app and select the CITATION
TOWER.
3) Press “Play” in the app.
/ U S I N G YO U R C I TAT I O N TO W E R
Play Music with Chromecast
NOTES:
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The name of this product is assigned during the Wi-Fi setup.
The Citation speaker can support audio streaming but not video
streaming.
Multi-room Group Playback with Citation
Family
Citation speaker can support multi-room control provided by
Chromecast built-in.
In the Google Home app, simply create a group, add your
speakers together and then you have multi-room playability.
NOTES:
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Refer to Google Home app for more details.
The amount of Chromecast speakers you can stream music
to depends on the bandwidth of your local wireless network.
Theoretically, an unlimited amount of devices can be connected to
stream the same song.
Play Music through Bluetooth
You can use your CITATION TOWER as a speaker for your
Bluetooth enabled smartphone or tablet.
1) Press Bluetooth on the touch screen to enter Bluetooth
pairing mode.
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/ U S I N G YO U R C I TAT I O N TO W E R
ÆÆDuring the 10 seconds of reconnection period, or until a
successful connection, the white circle below icon will
blink.
Citation Tower
2) On your smartphone or tablet, select “Citation Tower” to
connect. You will hear a pairing chime once connected.
ÆÆWhen the music is playing, the track, title and artist of the
song will scroll on the touch screen.
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If you have already connected the soundbar to Wi-Fi and changed
the device name, then select the new device name.
To disconnect and pair another device, press and hold
Bluetooth for more than 3 seconds on the touch screen.
The speaker automatically turns off after 20 minutes of inactivity.
Bluetooth performance can be affected by the distance between
this product and your Bluetooth device and the environment of
operation.
Keep a maximum distance of 10 meters (33 feet) between this
product and your Bluetooth device to avoid disconnection.
/ U S I N G YO U R C I TAT I O N TO W E R
NOTES:
Playback Controls
•
: Start, pause or resume play.
•
/
: Skip to previous / next track.
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/ SETTINGS
Volume
You have four ways to adjust the volume level while playing
music.
• Press or press and hold - / + button on the top panel.
• Softly drag the volume bar.
• Adjust the volume via the Google Home app on your
smartphone or tablet.
• Ask Google Assistant to adjust the volume by your
voice.
Display Brightness
Press Options > Brightness, then softly drag the value bar
to adjust the brightness of the touch screen.
Software Upgrade
The software of your CITATION TOWER will be automatically
upgraded to the latest version when it is connected to the
Internet via a Wi-Fi network.
Restore Factory Settings
To restore the default settings programmed at the factory:
• Press “Options” > “Factory Reset” on the touch screen;
or
• Press and hold the RESET button on the bottom of the
primary speaker for 5 seconds.
When the factory settings restore is complete, the Citation
speaker will automatically power off and restart. Any stored
information or settings will be erased.
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/ SETTINGS
System Information
Press “System info” on the touch screen to view the system
information:
• Country: Country and language.
• Network: Network SSID, signal strength and Wi-Fi
address.
• About: Model and name.
• Software version: Software version and date of last
update.
Cleaning and Maintenance
To keep the exterior surface of your speaker clean, unplug
the AC power cord from the speaker first, wipe the exterior
surfaces gently with a clean, soft cloth.
NOTE:
•
Do not use alcohol, benzene, or thinner to clean the fabric surface.
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/ SPECIFICATIONS
• Transducer: 1 x 25mm tweeter, 2 x 4” woofer, 1 x
8”subwoofer per speaker
• Output power: 200W RMS per speaker
• Power Supply: 100-240V – 50/60Hz
• Wi-Fi network: 802.11b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz)
• Power consumption in sleep mode: <2.0Watts
• Bluetooth® version: 4.2
• Bluetooth transmitter frequency range: 2402 − 2480MHz
• Bluetooth transmitter power: <8dBm (EIRP)
• Bluetooth transmitter modulation: GFSK, π/4 DQPSK,
8DPSK
• 5GWi-Fi transmitter frequency range:
5.15GHz - 5.35GHz, 5.47~5.725 GHz, 5.725~5.825GHz
• 5GWi-Fi transmitter power: <20dBm (EIRP)
• 5GWi-Fi modulation: OFDM, BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM,
64QAM, 256QAM
• 2.4GWi-Fi transmitter frequency range: 2412 – 2472MHz
(2.4GHz ISM Band, USA 11 Channels, Europe and others
13 Channels)
• 2.4GWi-Fi transmitter power: <20dBm (EIRP)
• 2.4GWi-Fi modulation: OFDM, DSSS, DBPSK, DQPSK,
CCK, 16QAM, 64QAM
• 5GWISA transmitter power: <14dBm (EIRP)
• 5G WISA modulation: OFDM, BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM
• 5GWISA transmitter frequency range (varies by country
or region): 5.15 - 5.35GHz, 5.470 - 5.725GHz, 5.725 5.825GHz
• Supported audio formats: HE-AAC, LC-AAC, MP3,
Vorbis, WAV (LPCM), FLAC, Opus
• Dimensions (W x H x D): 347 x 1160 x 347 mm /
13.7” x 45.7” x 13.7” per speaker
• Weight: 19.4 kg / 42.8 lbs per speaker
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/ TROUBLESHOOTING
Never try to repair the product yourself. If you have any
problems using this product, check the following points before
you request service.
Sound
No sound from the speaker.
• Make sure that the speaker is not muted.
• Make sure to select the correct audio input source.
No sound from CITATION SUB.
• Check if the subwoofer LED is in solid white color.
Blinking LED means a disconnection. Manually pair
them with the soundbar.
Bluetooth
A device cannot connect with the speaker.
• Check if you enable the Bluetooth function of the
device.
• The speaker is already connected to another Bluetooth
device. Press and hold Bluetooth on the touch screen
to disconnect and pair with a new device.
Poor audio quality from a connected Bluetooth device.
• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move the device
closer to the speaker, or remove any obstacle between
your device and the speaker.
Wi-Fi
Failed to connect to Wi-Fi.
• Make sure that Wi-Fi is turned on.
• Make sure that you have selected the right network and
entered the correct password.
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/ TROUBLESHOOTING
• Make sure that your router or modem is turned on and
within the range.
• Make sure that your CITATION speaker is connected to
the same wireless LAN as your smartphone or tablet.
The Google Home app cannot find the device.
• Make sure that your CITATION speaker is powered on.
• Make sure that your network is working properly.
• Make sure that your router or modem is powered on
and within the range.
No response to the voice command.
• Depending on the location of your CITATION speaker,
the ambient conditions may prevent the CITATION from
detecting the voice command “OK Google”. Avoid
placing the CITATION in a noisy place or a place that is
exposed to strong winds or echoes (sound reflections).
• Make sure that the built-in microphones are not muted.
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/ TRADEMARKS
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos
are registered trademarks owned by the
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such
marks by HARMAN International Industries,
Incorporated is under license. Other
trademarks and trade names are those of
their respective owners.
The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification
mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance..
Google, Google Play, Chromecast and
other related marks are trademarks of
Google LLC. Chromecast built-in may
require subscription(s). The Google
Assistant requires an internet connection
and is not available in certain countries and
languages. Availability and react of certain
features and services are device, service
and network-dependent and may not be
available in all areas. Controlling certain
devices in your home requires compatible
smart devices. Subscriptions for services
and applications may be required and
additional terms, conditions and/or charges
may apply.
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