The Bridge II Docking Station for iPod Introduced, Enabling Enhanced Home Entertainment for iPod Capabilities
Harman Kardon, Inc., announced today the introduction of The Bridge II docking station for iPod. The Bridge II connects a compatible iPod model* to a Harman Kardon The Bridge-ready** audio/video component, and enables expanded capabilities for iPod including audio/video playback through a home entertainment system, on-screen menu display for iPod, remote control operation, and charging.
The Bridge II connects to the Harman Kardon DMC 1000 digital media center, the new AVR 354 7.1-channel audio/video receiver and the HK 3490 stereo receiver, or to other Harman Kardon The Bridge-ready receivers. It enables control of music, and image and video playback (with the AVR 354), with menu information for iPod visible on the user’s TV and on the DMC 1000’s, or receiver’s, front panel.
The Bridge II will be available in early summer 2008 at $129 suggested retail. It will also be included with the AVR 354 receiver.
*The Bridge II is compatible with the Harman Kardon AVR 354, AVR 47 Series, AVR 146, AVR 45 Series and AVR 40 Series receivers, the HK 3490 stereo receiver and the DMC 1000 digital media center. Not compatible with other Harman Kardon products, or with other brands of audio/video equipment.
**Compatible with iPod models with docking connector; including iPod touch and all Click Wheel models. Not compatible with iPod shuffle.