Winix announced the new "Tower Q300S" air purifier with JBL audio

May 2017, Seoul – HARMAN International, the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced that HARMAN partners Winix to develop ‘Tower Q300S’, an air purifier equipped with JBL speaker.

The JBL speaker applied to the tower Q300S is a high-efficiency, low-distortion full-range speaker with a maximum output of 16 watts (2x8W). It perfectly covers the whole range of sound from low to high range, reproducing various sound sources from lullaby to pops, from vocals to instrumental performance with the best sound.

In additions, dual passive radiators are built in to provide excellent bass reproduction, and the JBL Engineer's fine-tuning technology delivers rich sound balancing from a powerful bass to a clean and high-pitched sound, anywhere in the listening room.

The Bluetooth-enabled ‘Tower Q300S’ supports to play music sources on mobile devices, allowing you to enjoy JBL signature sound with clear, clean air anywhere in your home, from bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens.

With its elegant oval design maximizing space efficiency and the speaker grill design inspired by JBL sound sensitivity, the 'Tower Q300S' will upgrade the interior.

Thomas Hun-taek Chung, global account manager of Embedded Audio in Harman Korea said, “Winix Air Purifier 'Tower Q300S' equipped with premium sound of JBL brand having a legendary history of 70 years achieved the best sound quality of its class IoT devices.” Moreover, "Recently, Haman's audio technology has been applied to a wide range of products, enabling consumers to easily consume high-quality sound sources. The cooperation with Winix was also possible because of the consensus of the two companies regarding the new consumption trend", he added.

Meanwhile, Harman Korea Embedded Business continues to partner with various brands such as Samsung, LG, KT and Winix in order to apply Harman’s premium sound into Desktop PC, Laptop, Mobile accessories, TV, Air Purifier and TV Set-top box etc.

Features of JBL Speaker on ‘Tower Q300S’

  • Achieving the best sound among IOT devices of the same class by equipping with JBL's premium sound having 70 years of history
  • Covering the whole range of sound from low to high range with a high-efficiency and low-distortion full-range speaker with a maximum output of 16 watts (2x8W)
  • Maximizing powerful bass with Dual passive radiators
  • Delivering balanced and rich sound by JBL Engineer's fine-tuning technology
  • Supporting Bluetooth to play music sources on mobile devices
  • Upgrading the interior with elegant speaker grill design inspired by JBL sound sensitivity

JBL Speaker Specifications

  • 2x 8W full-range Speaker(Φ41) & 2x Passive Radiator
  • SPL : 80dB @1W, 1m
  • Impedance : 4ohm
  • Frequency range : 90Hz ~20kHz

ABOUT WINIX

Winix Co., Ltd. is a company specializing in living environment appliances with a vision to promote human health through a clean and pleasant environment. Since its founding in 1973, it has secured the basis of the manufacturing industry through the source technology of heat exchange system, and has been making efforts to develop the technology by continuous research. In the 2000s, Winix was listed on the KOSDAQ and expanded into brand businesses. Based on the Plasma wave, UV + and noise wall technology, Winix is expanding the business into the fields of household appliances such as natural humidifier, air purifier, water purifier, hot air fan etc.

ABOUT HARMAN

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.

HARMAN International Korea Contact :

Sunyong Jung
Manager, Corporate Communications
Tel: 02-3488-9802 / 010-4282-4710
sunyong.jung@harman.com