HARMAN's Selenium W16P High-Performance Midbass and Woofers Make U.S. Debut At InfoComm 2011

selenium-w16p.jpgORLANDO, Florida — Delivering a new standard for professional audio components to the international market, HARMAN's Selenium debuts its latest midbass and woofer W16P series in the United States at InfoComm 2011. Selenium's 6W16P 6-inch midbass, 8W16P 8-inch and 10W16P 10-inch woofers reproduce sound with high fidelity and great efficiency for the ultimate audio performance.

Available in eight and sixteen ohms (Ω), the W16P series is constructed with an aluminum frame and aluminum-wire voice coil, a non-pressed long fiber cellulose cone, cloth surround and push-on terminals. The components are ideal for integration into line array systems, portable PA loudspeakers and monitor speakers.

“The W16P series presents a great opportunity for Selenium to penetrate the U.S. market under our new parent company HARMAN,” stated Manfred Treter, Pro Product Manager, Selenium. “The W16P line offers the reliability expected from HARMAN, backed by the design ingenuity of Selenium. As HARMAN taps South American engineering resources, we are excited to offer our new and existing customers the best and highest quality components available.”

The 6W16P, 8W16P and 10W16P, respectively, boast a resonance of 125 Hz, 95 Hz and 66 Hz, frequency response of 90-4,000 Hz, 80-5,000 Hz and 70-4,000 Hz at -10 dB and a net weight of approximately six, eight and eleven pounds.

“Selenium has been an innovator in the professional A/V space for decades and showcasing our products in the US will help the company continue growing, while contributing to the already stellar reputation of HARMAN,” continued Treter.

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets – supported by 15 leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 20 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 11,800 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.5 billion for the twelve months ended December 31, 2010. The Company's shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.

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