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Harman Kardon AVR 247
5.4 out of 10

Harman Kardon AVR 247

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Reviews and Problems with Harman Kardon AVR 247

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Overall 2
2.0

Fire Hazard

panthro12, Amazon
18 November 2010
  • Summary: Just some long term input on this device. It sounds great when it works. I've had mine for three years and it died on me twice. Th first time it would not turn on. The second time was much worse, the replacement I received caught on fire just by turning it on.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy Harman/Karond Receiver

oopsrosk, Ebay
5 June 2009
  • Summary: The top of the receiver arrived dented and Harmon Kardon was not able to fix. Plus the thing shuts off randomly, don't buy!
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible Support and lots of Bugs

Originalffd, Amazon
20 May 2008
  • Summary: This is my first HK receiver and I am highly disappointed. I'm not a tech person and will use basic terms...I have my PS3 hooked up using an HDMI cable. There is a terrible crackling sound in all of my speakers.
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Overall 2
2.0

Great sound, very poor quality

986SGO, Amazon
25 April 2008
  • Summary: I bought this receiver based on reviews that rated the HK units as some of the best for music. My setup includes a set of high end Klipsch speakers and a 12" JBL sub-woofer, sound was excellent while it worked. I have gone through 2 units now.
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Overall 2
2.0

A jumbled mess not worth the headache

Tim Toon, Amazon
9 August 2007
  • Summary: While I can attest that the unit sounds great, configuring it is nothing short of a nightmare. I originally purchased the AVR-147 model, but returned it because it did not pass through video, so I would be switching video inputs on my 1080p TV while switching audio inputs on my AVR-147.
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