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Harman Kardon AVR 1700
8.2 out of 10

Harman Kardon AVR 1700

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Reviews and Problems with Harman Kardon AVR 1700

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Overall 2
2.0

good for a year. terrible customer support

khaos, Amazon
1 week ago
  • Summary: this receiver worked great for about a year, then boom no audio. the sound cut off while we were watching TV and never came back. i've gone through the onscreen display menu and managed to get audio to pass through to TV so now i'm getting sound from my TV but that kid defeats the point.
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Overall 2
2.0

Was disappointed. Harman Kardon ARV 1700 did not work was ...

Vincent Sampson, Amazon
18 February 2015
  • Summary: Was disappointed. Harman Kardon ARV 1700 did not work was returned at the cost of 55.00 dollars by UPS. I am waiting for my refond .
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Overall 2
2.0

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IT_Guy, Amazon
26 November 2014
  • Summary: When I first saw this Item (and the price) I thought it was a great deal. That all changed once I received it. It Arrived DOA and what's worse is that I traveled overseas with it and could not return it. I guess I did last what I should have done first. i.e. read the reviews on various forums.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not what I expected

Jean, Amazon
3 September 2014
  • Summary: My son recommended the AVR 1700 as he has had several Harman Kardon amps. We got this one because it had airplay. After receiving the AVR we realized that the airplay feature is only enabled when the AVR is connected to the router.
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Overall 2
2.0

didn't work out of the box

Dom, Amazon
22 June 2014
  • Summary: Not working out of the box ,The picture would cut in and out, I called the tech support number that I found on the web, none found in the documentation, and got someone in India who clearly doesn't hear in English, she asked the same question 15 times,what is wrong with it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Where did the voices go?

Shawn M., Amazon
7 March 2014
  • Summary: Unit looks great but functions poorly. Did not automatically switch surround modes when you change channels which left you with little to no voices coming out of the center channel without manually switching with the remote. Amazons return policy is amazing and took it back no questions asked.
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Overall 2
2.0

first time H/K user switching from Onkyo

Frederick Klosterman, Amazon
12 January 2014
Overall 2
2.0

Doesn't Work After 1 month - Worst Customer Service

Kirk Hanson, Amazon
1 April 2013
  • Summary: The unit worked well for the first month and managed my Klipsch speakers respectfully. But the unit turned off after one month while watching a movie and now the unit doesn't send a signal to my tv. I will also say that Harman Kardon has the worst customer service I have ever encountered.
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Overall 2
2.0

Decent product only if you are lucky enough to not have any issues.

khnr, Amazon
1 April 2013
  • Summary: Worked well with my Polk speakers, was able to handle the plethora of inputs I required just fine. Sound quality was good and provided ample power to my floorstanding speakers. However, the receiver simple stopped functioning under normal load.
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