Advanced soundbar with Bluetooth and powerful wireless subwoofer

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The soundbar that ties it all together

The Harman Kardon SB 20 soundbar provides theater-quality sound for all of your entertainment components, audio or video. Easily connect to your TV, smartphone, tablet or gaming console with HDMI (ARC), optical or Bluetooth. The wireless subwoofer delivers powerful bass and brings the future of home entertainment to life. Enjoy your favorite movies, music, sports and games in a classic, compact design that complements your home decor, integrating seamlessly with even the most stylish, slim-profile TV. This powerful soundbar is the elegant solution to complete any system.

Item# HK SB20

General Specifications

Frequency response 45Hz – 20kHz
Maximum SPL 100dB
2-way, dual driver left and right speaker modules Yes
Harman Display Surround mode for a complete virtual surround sound experience without extra speakers or wires Yes

Speaker Specifications

Total output 300W max
Wireless active subwoofer with 165mm (6.5”) driver Yes
Dolby® Digital Decoding Yes
2-channel stereo mode Yes


4 x 55mm (2.25”) full range drivers Yes
2 x 32mm (1.25”) dome tweeter Yes

Control and Connection Specifications

1 HDMI output with Audio Return Channel (ARC) Yes
Harman volume Yes
Bluetooth® connectivity Yes
1 stereo analog-audio input Yes
1 optical digital input Yes
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Spec Sheet (EN)

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  • 1 x Harman Kardon SB 20 soundbar
  • 1 x Wireless subwoofer
  • 1 x Remote control
  • 1 x Remote control battery
  • 1 x Wall Mount accessory for soundbar
  • 1 x Optical digital audio cable.
  • 1 x HDMI cable
  • 1 x Main Unit IEC cable
  • 1 x Subwoofer IEC cable
  • 1 x Quick-start guide
  • 1 x Warranty statement
  • 1 x Safety sheet
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HK SB20 is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best quality soundbar the soundbar produces clear surround sound and theater quality sound.I don't regret buying this product it is the best sound system i ever had.
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from add more wireless speaker i buy sb20 week ago i am so happy with this system can i add 2 more wireless speaker for this system please show me how
Date published: 2017-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Sound Very good audio, glad I bought this soundbar. For the price excellant.
Date published: 2017-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! This product is great! Before thia I had JBL SB 350 and I return because it had so much issues but this, this is great. Great sound, very good connectivity, bass is awesome, clarity is very good, like I said, great product.
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Sound for the price Really happy with the sound quality of this soundbar
Date published: 2017-10-23
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Does the SB20 can be connected to a TV with Bluetooth? 

Asked by: Artu
The SB20 is connected to a TV using either an optical cable or HDMI cable.
Answered by: Steve S
Date published: 2018-09-12

When I turn off the TV, the SB20 turns off too (orange light), but immediatly the SB20 turns on (White light), even when the TV remains off, so I have to turn off manualy the SB20 (orange light), but after 1 or 2 minutes, it turns on again, with TV off.

Asked by: Antimengar
Hi When your SB20 goes into standby together with your TV, it means a signal gets sent ( HDMI CEC ) from your TV. This works as intended. The SB20 would by itself not power on again, unless it gets a similar CEC command from a device. It may be that, even though the TV appears to be off, there is still some activity on the HDMI port, which triggers the SB20 to power on again. I would suggest that you start with testing this ( manually powering off the SB20, after you power off the TV ) with the CEC function on your TV disabled. If it then doesn't power on automatically after powering off manually, the issue is most likely caused by your TV when CEC is enabled. If you require further information, please contact your local Customer Support team
Answered by: Kay Harman
Date published: 2018-08-28

I'm hesitating to buy this product, I want to know if you see the sound adjustments going up or down when you want more/less sound? Do you see it on the screen?

Asked by: AlexFonCKLTD
Unfortunately, the SB20 does not have on-screen display or display panel to see the sound/audio adjustments.
Answered by: Steve S
Date published: 2018-08-07

I’ve lost the original remote, can I buy a replacement?

Asked by: ErikJ
You can actually purchase an original remote control for the SB20 through our toll-free number at 1 (800) 422-8027. Our customer service representatives would be more than happy to assist you in buying one.
Answered by: Steve S
Date published: 2018-07-16

Where is the item manufactured ?

Asked by: BummySuperstar
Our products are designed and developed in the USA and is manufactured in China.
Answered by: Mario at Customer Service
Date published: 2018-06-25

I recently purchased an iphone X and it can't find the HK SB20 using Bluetooth. I have powered off/on the phone and speaker. I verified that the Bluetooth symbol is flashing on the speaker and Bluetooth is turned on on the phone. It worked with iphone 5.

Asked by: techguy
I have an iPhone X and it works quite fine with the HK SB20
Answered by: Mortumus
Date published: 2018-06-12

I am going to move to Europe. Does the system support 220 v? Thanks

Asked by: Axel V
Depending on where you purchased the HKSB20 it will be rated 110v or 220v. In this case, you will need a step down converter to 110v.
Answered by: Eugene B
Date published: 2018-07-28

Does it have HDMI inputs? Is the HDMI (ARC) HDCP2.2?

Asked by: Carrie
The Harman Kardon SB20 does not have an HDMI input, the HDMI ARC supports HDMI 1.4 with ARC to the TV.
Answered by: Mario at Customer Service
Date published: 2018-04-28
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