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Harman Kardon HK 3490
5.7 out of 10

Harman Kardon HK 3490

The insanely powerful HK 3490 combines all of an audiophile’s mu Read more

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Overall 10
10

Absolutely wonderful sound quality

D. J. Rich, Amazon
9 September 2012
  • Summary: Most people don't compare stereo receivers with their ears, but they can count HDMI ports. Because of this, most receivers built nowadays have focus on long lists of features rather than simple quality.
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Overall 10
10

I thought I'd heard music before

TomHHart, Amazon
15 August 2012
  • Summary: I bought an entry level Onkyo receiver a couple of weeks ago for about $150 bucks, and I felt, and still do feel, that it is a great product for the price. The 50W/channel, however, felt a little light for my Polk towers, so I got back on Amazon and looked for a beefier receiver to add to my wish...
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Overall 8
8.0

Buy a flashlight to go with!

BA, Amazon
18 July 2012
  • Summary: The product is well designed, sleek, seems to produce a clean sound and it is used to power a total of 9 pair of speakers throughout my house from a CD player (Onkyo) and an internet radio (Grace). Fairly easy installation, no issues there. Takes 2 digital outputs, that is great too!
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Overall 10
10

WOW!!!

Stanley Porter, Amazon
29 June 2012
  • Summary: It's wonderful and refreshing to see seperate bass and treble controls again. This receiver is stunning. It has a warm, rich tone and colors the music beautifully. After having several great "surround sound" receivers, I was happy to find a receiver that I could use to just play music and play music...
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Overall 10
10

Pushes anything!

James Helphrey, Amazon
21 March 2012
  • Summary: Trying to find a good stereo receiver in an ocean of surround sound receivers was a real challenge. I am happy to say all the research paid off. The Harman Kardon HK 3490 is amazing. I have it pushing 2 JBL Northridge tower speakers with 2 10" woofers in each tower.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent stereo receiver with excellent features and excellent price

B. Victor, Amazon
1 February 2012
  • Summary: I purchased this receiver after reading a lot of online reviews and customer feedback. This is one product where the reviews were consistent and I have to agree with other reviewers as my experience has been the same. For starters, bonus points for amazon.
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Overall 10
10

Loud, clean, gorgeous sound

Grant R. Hill, Amazon
22 January 2012
  • Summary: This is the only stereo receiver that I could find with built-in, high-quality DAC's. I'm using the optical audio in from a CD player, and this receiver (with the help of some Ascend Acoustics CBM170SE speakers) produces some of the most natural, distortion-free sound available anywhere near this...
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Overall 10
10

Great sound!

Patrick Hock, Amazon
7 January 2012
  • Summary: For a long time, I have listened to my Sanyo 2033 amplifier. It was made in 1979, and honestly, the sound coming from it was ok, but if I turned it up to any "loud" output level, the sound would become horribly distorted.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great receiver with a hard-to-find combination of features.

D. Brown, Amazon
28 December 2011
  • Summary: There aren't that many high-quality simple stereo receivers out there today, most seem to be 5.1 or 7.1 units with finicky HDMI connectivity and support for only a single set of speakers. This receiver fills the niche for people who aren't so much into home theater and just want to listen to music.
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Overall 10
10

Great receiver at a great price.

Big Al, Amazon
7 October 2011
  • Summary: At $299 and free shipping, this deal is hard to beat. I thought the acoustics in my man cave were poor. Man, was I wrong. I just needed this receiver. I wanted a straightforward stereo receiver for music. When I do watch a DVD in here it is a live concert DVD.
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