New Filmpalast Kaufering Multiplex in Germany Outfitted With HARMAN’s JBL ScreenArray® Loudspeakers and Crown Amplifiers

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands – Kinoton of Germering, Germany recently installed HARMAN’s JBL ScreenArray® loudspeakers and Crown amplifiers at the Filmpalast Kaufering multiplex cinema. The Filmpalast Kaufering opened in March 2011 and is the first multiplex in the metropolitan area of Landsberg am Lech in Germany. Filmpalast Kaufering has seven screens and places great value on having the best quality in picture and sound.

Six of the seven theaters at Filmpalast Kaufering feature JBL 4722 ScreenArray systems driven by Crown XLS digital ampliifers. These rooms also include JBL 8320 cinema surround loudspeakers, along with 4645C or 4642A subwoofers.

The largest theater at Filmpalast Kaufering features a JBL ScreenArray system of 4732 loudspeaker models, which JBL specifically developed for large rooms and feature a new large-format 3-inch neodymium, titanium diaphragm, high-frequency compression driver for ultra-high performance. The new high-frequency driver is coupled with a patented high-frequency horn featuring Screen Spreading Compensation™ to correct for high-frequency dispersion through perforated screens. The theater also features 4642A subwoofers and 8340A surround speakers, along with Crown DSi amplifiers.

Crown DSi 8M monitor switching units are installed in each theater, enabling the onsite technician to easily and quickly monitor the individual sound channels.

HARMAN ( 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 11,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported sales of $3.2 billion for the last twelve months ended March 31, 2010. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.