Onyx Studio 5


Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Unique design meets superior sound

The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5’s advanced and distinctive design is expressed through its signature round silhouette, premium fabric cover of the speaker enclosure and an integrated aluminum handle for easy portability. Destined to be the best sounding, full featured portable Bluetooth speaker in its class, the Onyx Studio 5 offers 8 hours of playtime as well as wireless dual sound, which wirelessly connect two Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 speakers to elevate music listening experience. Commanding attention at every angle, the Onyx Studio 5 is an iconic design piece in any home.


General Specifications

Bluetooth version 4.2
Support A2DP 1.3, AVRCP 1.6
Transducers Woofer 1 x 120mm, Tweeter 1 x 25mm
Rated Power 1 x 50W RMS Bi-amp (AC mode)
Frequency response 50Hz – 20kHz (-6dB)
Signal to noise ratio 80dB A-weighted
Power supply 19V/2A
Battery type 3.635V/3283mAh Lithium-ion
Battery charge time 5 hours
Music playtime up to 8 hours (Varies by volume level and music content)
Bluetooth transmitter power 0 – 9dBm
Bluetooth transmitter frequency range 2402MHz – 2480MHz
Bluetooth transmitter modulation GFSK, π/4 DQPSK, 8DPSK
Dimension (H x W x D) 284mm x 291mm x 128mm
Weight 2980g
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Spec Sheet (EN)

English 2 MB
  • 1x Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
  • 1x Power adaptor
  • 1x Quick start guide
  • 1x Safety sheet
  • 1x Warranty card
Onyx Studio 5 is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 47.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from How to do firmware update I bought the speaker(Onyx Studio 5) like a week ago and it is amazing! cant get hold of it! i just take it everywhere. i now never use the car stereo! i just use this everywhere its great forparties for individual listening too! THERES ONLY ONE CATCH TO IT! HOW DO YOU UPDATE THE FIRMWRE OF THE SPEAKER! It does not connect to my laptop as if i use a usb cable nothing happens at all. Moreover THE HK CONNECT APP IS THE WORST! IT JUST SHOWS DISCOVERING FOREVER! ALTHOUGH I AM AT THAT VERY MOMENT PLAYING SONGS WITH IT! I GET MY DREAM SPEAKER AFTER MONTHS OF SAVINGS AND NOW I AM MAD AT IT!
Date published: 2019-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic sound I ordered direct from the Harman website, I ordered the wrong colour by mistake but I called up and they resolved this issue easily, so good customer service. The actual speaker has great sound and in particular I like how the bass seems weighted to the volume, so when the volume is low it seems to boost the bass slightly so it can still be heard. That feature allows you to listen at a relatively low volume but not miss out on the all important bass. Build quality is solid and looks great. I like how it uses Bluetooth and hasn’t opted to go WiFi only which many brands are doing these days.
Date published: 2019-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for me Changed from a Soundlink Mini 2 and couldn’t be happier, bass is insane.
Date published: 2019-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Deep sound Recommended. Good blue tooth stereo when used as a pair.
Date published: 2019-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Speaker I received this speaker as part of my phone upgrade. I'm really enjoying the heck out of it!
Date published: 2019-02-23
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Can't charge the speaker with the charger

Asked by: Toga
Hi Toga, thanks for reaching out. Please try to plug it in a known working power outlet and make sure that the power cord is snug and tight in the power brick/power adapter. If the issue persists, please submit a case request so that we can assist you: https://www.harmankardon.com/support-contact.html
Answered by: Jemson G
Date published: 2019-08-14

How do I prevent the kids or neighbors from pairing to the speaker? Is there a way to set a passcode?

Asked by: wingland
Thanks for reaching out. Your neighbor's or kids' device seems to have been paired with your speaker, letting him or her connect at will. It does not have a security code lock option where you can set your password to connect. The solution is to reset the speaker to erase the lists of paired devices or keep one of your devices paired to the speaker at all times. To perform a reset, while the speaker is on, press and hold the Volume+ and Bluetooth button simultaneously for 5 seconds, until the Onyx Studio 5 powers off. Don't worry because it is not possible to put the speaker in pairing mode at will. If you have more questions, you can reach our Customer Support Team by submitting a case request at https://www.harmankardon.com/support-contact.html.
Answered by: Kris A
Date published: 2019-08-11

My charger cord will not stay plugged into my speaker I guess the charger port is messed up cuz I tried using my friends onyx 5 power cord and it didnt help. Is there anyway to fix this?

Asked by: Jacobt0322
Thanks for letting us know about this. We'll need more information from you so we can check on how we can help. Please send us an e-mail and our Customer Support Team will be happy to assist you. We'd love to help. https://www.harmankardon.com/support-contact.html
Answered by: Kris A
Date published: 2019-08-11

Hi there i just got the onyx studio 5 today, i find it difficult connecting to my Mac.. it connects but the sound doesnt come out most times.

Asked by: Bernie1
Hi there, we're here to help with your HK Onyx studio 5. Please try connecting with other devices such as phones or tablet and see if that works with your speaker. If it does then one possibility would be to update your Mac's software. If you still need help, please submit a case request so we can assist you: https://www.harmankardon.com/support-contact.html
Answered by: Mario at Customer Service
Date published: 2019-08-11

Sometimes I can't connect to it (no matter which phone am I using), however it works just fine after I restart the product. Is this normal?

Asked by: feketegabi
I have this same issue. I think there is a bug in the firmware. I am unable to connect my 2019 Macbook pro (current OS) to the Onyx 5 and other connections are unstable, sometimes spotty.
Answered by: qmclaugh
Date published: 2019-08-17

I tried to pair 3 hk onyx studio 5 But I couldn't Can you tell me how.?

Asked by: Lhentat76
Hi there, thanks for reaching out. Your HK Onyx Studio 3 is not capable of connecting to Onyx Studio 5. A Studio 3 can only work with the same Onyx Studio 3. Same goes with an Onyx Studio 5.
Answered by: Jemson G
Date published: 2019-08-06

is it supposed to come with a Standard US power adapter?

Asked by: irenkad
Thanks for taking the time in asking. Our Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 comes with an AC power adapter. But if you're looking for an adapter or socket that goes into the power outlet, you may have to purchase that to any electronic stores nearby. Should you have further questions, please submit a case request at https://www.harmankardon.com/support-contact.html.
Answered by: Kris A
Date published: 2019-08-06

Can you pair with a Samsung smart TV

Asked by: Nadine
Thank you for your question, our Harman/Kardon Onyx Studio 5 can pair to your Samsung smart TV as long as your TV is capable of using Bluetooth to connect with speakers wirelessly, you can pair your Onyx Studio 5 by pressing and holding the Bluetooth button until the light flashes, then going to your TV's Bluetooth setting and connecting to it. Alternatively, you can also use an auxiliary cable to connect from the TV to the speaker. If you need more help, please submit a case request so we can assist you: https://www.harmankardon.com/support-contact.html
Answered by: Mario at Customer Service
Date published: 2019-07-31
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