Excerpt: There comes a time in everyone's lives where one needs to reboot and get back to the basics. We see this all the time in the movie industry with successful remakes such as Batman Begins, as well as the car industry by revitalizing the classic spirit of models that seemed to lose their way over the...
Pros: Benchmark audio performance, Digital audio inputs, Oodles of power reserves
Cons: Cheesy tone and balance control knobs, Difficult to read frontpanel function buttons, Remote not backlit
Harman Kardon HK 3490 A/V Receiver: It Means Excellence
Personal Electronics buzz
25 June 2008
Excerpt: The Harmon Kardon HK 3490 receiver lives up to its reputation for excellent audio products. I am an audio-nut and I would not own a majority of rapid fire manufactured audio equipment on the market today. Harman Kardon is mass produced, but it still maintains its individual zest for craftsmanship.
Summary: If you need a powerful stereo audio receiver, then look no further than the HK 3490. Teamed up with some capable floor-standing speakers it’s able to reproduce high-quality audio with no flaws whatsoever.
Conclusion: Avec son châssis rigide, l’Harman/Kardon HK 3490 inspire la robustesse. L’intérieur de la machine laisse d'ailleurs entrevoir une conception propre et des cartes bien rangées. On note particulièrement la taille du dissipateur thermique.