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Harman Kardon AVR 1700
8.5 out of 10

Harman Kardon AVR 1700

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Reviews and Problems with Harman Kardon AVR 1700

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Overall 6
6.0

Had a technical question so called the 800 number and ...

Mike Timmins, Amazon
6 September 2014
  • Summary: Had a technical question so called the 800 number and was connected to someone whose 1st language wasn't English (Hmm) so I guess their technical support isn't in N America (guessing India).
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Overall 6
6.0

Great sound but...

Paperback writer, Amazon
8 July 2014
  • Summary: Fantastic sound, but takes a degree in electrical engineering to figure out how to route the sound to the different ports. Very poor manual. App for iOS is nearly useless too, and since I bought this in an attempt to make our system more accessible for my wife (using an app which should be easy...
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Overall 6
6.0

It's perfectly adequate

J White, Amazon
4 June 2014
  • Summary: This is the first Harman Kardon receiver I've ever owned. HK was always a special brand known for its impeccable design and outstanding sound. Now that I have one, all i can say is, "meah". At $249 this is an entry level product and it works for the reason I bought it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sounds great for the money.

Raymond Ferris, Amazon
30 March 2014
  • Summary: Sounds great! Easy to operate. Very light weight. The only downside; It keeps cutting out when watching video on my PS3. Video and sound from my DMR are flawless.
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Overall 6
6.0

Cheap

cam1979z28, Amazon
11 January 2014
Overall 6
6.0

The HDMI ARC worked intermittently with the TV & HK customer service is terrible

Luca Paindelli, Amazon
22 March 2013
  • Summary: I've had a very bad experience with the HK customer service in regard to some speakers that I bought to go along with this receiver as part of my home theater system. Although I could originally live with the intermittent HDMI ARC performance: the receiver would contiguously switch from one audio...
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Overall 6
6.0

Fair for the price

Roberto Vereza, Amazon
4 March 2013
  • Summary: One shouldn't be expecting a state-of-the-art receiver, with very high fidelity, plenty of flexibility and latest decoders/encoders implemented when purchasing a USD300 receiver. This is a cheap device but very able to perform a good work for 80-90% of the people who want to watch some movies with...
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Overall 6
6.0

Defective unit but the one bought later is fine.

Ming Li, Amazon
28 January 2013
  • Summary: I got this from Best Buy for $199 plus tax. The sound quality is better than that of my old Yamaha HTR-6030. However, this unit was defective. It had the following issues. 1. The receiver could easily go to a status with the display "BSO UPDATING PLEASE WAIT" and at that status, the receiver stopped...
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