Summary: Now after 2 years of service I am EVEN MORE DISAPPOINTED than I was two years ago when I wrote the below review. This Harman Karken receiver is an absolute $800 piece of crap! DO NOT BUY! I know I never will again!
Summary: I admit I have no idea what I am doing when it comes to this receiver. I can hook all sorts of electronics, but this one went way over my head. It detects my dish network sat box as a DVD, and I cannot get it to change its mind.
Christopher L. Phillips "Electronics geek", Amazon
26 November 2008
Summary: I'm using this with Klipsch Quintet SL series speakers and a KSW-12 sub. The sound is good, but the receiver lacks options. On my other Sony ES receiver, I can modify every aspect of each speaker, along with being able to choose from every single available surround modes for each of my sources (DVD,...
Good HDMI upscaling/switcher system, mediocre sound quality, poor HK customer service
24 October 2008
Summary: Update 6/7/2013: I finally had the unit replaced and didn't have any problems thereafter, except for the poor loud speaker performance. But that might be a speaker system issue and not a unit issue. The HDMI switching is really nice however, even though the audio quality is not quite there.