Five 65-watt-per-channel amplifiers
The BDS 580 Blu-ray Disc™ System delivers 65 watts per channel to power your 5-channel system. Connect to a powered subwoofer for enhanced low-frequency performance and added theatrical presence. To ensure the most accurate, dynamic sound with enhanced clarity and realism – at even the highest listening levels – a digital power supply provides the amplifiers with all the muscle required – without the weight and bulk of traditional power-supply designs and heavy transformers. The net result is a great-sounding system that’s also environmentally-friendly.
Apple AirPlay, Bluetooth® and DLNA 1.5 technology
The BDS 580 streams audio from virtually any portable device. For computers with iTunes, Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices – stream your entertainment using the system’s built-in AirPlay technology. BDS 580’s integrated Bluetooth® technology with HARMAN TrueStream and MultiConnect enables connectivity to almost any tablet, smartphone or laptop. With MultiConnect, there’s no need to disconnect one device between streaming from a second. A front-facing USB port invites you to connect devices directly without the need of an external adapter or a wireless connection. The BDS 580 is also compliant with DLNA 1.5 for music, photos and video, providing multiple options for delivering content over your home network.
NFC Bluetooth® pairing
Connecting your NFC-enabled Android™ and Windows® devices to BDS 580 with Bluetooth is easy and fast. BDS 580 features an NFC sensor which, with Bluetooth® technology-enabled, allows immediate pairing by simply touching your device to the BDS.
Built-in Wi-Fi networking capability
Place your BDS 580 anywhere. Its Wi-Fi networking capability connects you to your home network without the need for a wired network connection. With it, gain wireless access to streaming services, Apple AirPlay, DLNA, receiver updates, and additional online BD-Live™ content for your Blu-ray Disc™ media.
Easy access to online services
Full network connections provide quick access to your favorite online content from, Pandora®, YouTube™ and others (where available).
HARMAN TrueStream technology
The HARMAN TrueStream guarantee is your assurance of receiving the best possible listening experience. Streaming audio wirelessly via Bluetooth® technology, HARMAN TrueStream selects the most current, most advanced wireless option to deliver the highest-quality sound, regardless of which application or source device you choose.
Multiple HDMI connections with 3D, Audio Return Channel (ARC) and MHL™ Interface
Three HDMI inputs with 3D and 30/36-bit Deep Color deliver full, high-definition digital video at resolutions up to 1080p with full-fidelity audio through a single cable. Experience no loss of video or audio quality from format conversion – just full-impact Hollywood excitement as its creators meant for you to experience it. BDS 580’s Mobile High-Definition Link™ (MHL™) interface allows for high-definition audio/video content directly from your camera, phone, tablet or Roku Streaming Stick™. You can send sound from your TV to the BDS 580 without extra cables using HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC).
Subwoofer preamplifier output
If you hunger for more bass, a subwoofer preamplifier output is ready and able to feed its signal to any external, powered subwoofer, giving your system a large-scale boost in low-frequency impact, clarity and realism.
Front-panel USB port
Enjoy multiple options for audio playback through OMNI BDS 580’s front-panel USB port. Simply connect an iPhone, iPad, iPod or USB stick to play your favorite music-tracks through your home entertainment receiver. Or play back a full complement of video and image formats from compatible USB drives, including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MP3, WMA and JPEG.
Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD decoding
High-resolution audio to match the digital-video quality of Blu-ray Disc™ formats will unlock the full potential of movie soundtracks formatted with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD ™. Regardless of mode selected, you’ll applaud the exceptional audio quality realized with BDS 580 – as you make the most of your entire system.
Meet the 5.1-channel, 3D Blu-ray Disc™ System that addresses your fully connected lifestyle.
The Harman Kardon® BDS 580 is a sleek, high-performance, 3D Blu-ray Disc™ System redefining Blu-ray capability. It features three HDMI® inputs with 3D; HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) for compatible TVs; Wi-Fi® networking connectivity, eliminating the need for a wired Ethernet connection; Apple AirPlay for streaming content from your iPad, iPhone, iPod, or iTunes on your Mac or PC; Bluetooth®® MultiConnect™ technology for pairing two devices at once; NFC for easy Bluetooth® pairing and DLNA® 1.5. With the BDS 580, you can also connect to Pandora® and other online services (where available).
Harman Kardon’s legendary best-in-class sound technology brings Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD to life. With Dolby Volume, you can hear everything as was originally intended without disturbing the neighbors. Optimize your listening experience with its EZset/EQ™ speaker calibration system.
Setting up and using the system is easy and fun with its clean and attractive, high definition graphical interface or with the free-of-charge remote app for iOS and Android. In other words, the BDS 580 raises the standards of what you’ve come to expect from any Blu-ray system.
Spec Sheet (EN)English 629 KB
- 1 Harman Kardon BDS 580 System
- 1 programmable remote control
- 1 EzSet/EQ III microphone with 22' (6.7m) cable
- 2 AAA batteries
- 1 FM radio antenna
- 2 wireless network antennas
- 1 6' (1.8m) region-specific IEC power cord
- 1 3’ (0.9m) HDMI cable