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8.9 out of 10

Harman Kardon SB 26

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Overall 10
10

Another great product from Harman

Observer "calbkr", Amazon
16 July 2014
  • Summary: Another great product from Harman. The SB26 has a remote control and great sound, without all the wires that one finds with some other brands.
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Overall 10
10

No more lip reading!

Vicki, Amazon
13 July 2014
  • Summary: I wanted a soundbar that would enhance speech from my Samsung TV. It is absolutely terrific. Speech is clear and concise and the overall sound is very rich. It was easy to set up and looks great mounted below the TV.
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Overall 10
10

Great System

Bryan, Amazon
12 May 2014
  • Summary: This systems sound quality is impressive. I get complements about it all the time. For parties I turn the bass to full and the overall power at 60 percent. At that setting you can feel the power of the subwoofer and it will begin to rattle the windows. Personally, I bought this sound system over all the others in this price range because of its Bluetooth capability. It is a great feature that I utilize all the time.
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Overall 4
4.0

Totally not great

alex blane, Amazon
8 May 2014
  • Summary: First up, let me preface by saying I write reviews for one purpose: to help others get the product that best meets their needs. I don't have anything vested in this review, and frankly don't care whether Harmon succeeds or fails. I just care about providing as insightful info as I can. Secondly, I am NOT a sound snob or "audiophile." I don't want to learn MHz feedback rates or junk, I just want a sound system that sounds great for tv and movies. This is not that system.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Sound, poor instructions

SD "SD", Amazon
21 April 2014
  • Summary: This did not get a perfect rating because of the instructions. The product came quickly and was packaged securely. Unfortunately the instructions were very hard to decipher which turned a 15 minute connection into two days. After searching on line and finding a YouTube video, presto sound was abound. Love the woofer.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Soundbar!

James Geron, Amazon
28 March 2014
  • Summary: Bought the SB26 for my living room which is large and shaped like an octagon. The unit is plenty powerful and provides an experience which is comparable to higher priced home theater systems. I mounted the unit directly beneath my wall mounted LED TV and use the optical feed from my TV to source the SB26. The unit performs flawlessly this way. I have placed the sub roughly 25 ft from the soundbar and the lows are amazing. Music from my turntable is crisp and clear.
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Overall 10
10

Great soundbar

Landon, Amazon
28 March 2014
  • Summary: This is one of my favorite purchases. It had great sound and a pounding bass that is controllable. It is extreme loud and easy to set up. I would recommend this to anyone.
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Overall 10
10

Unbelievable sound. I think it kicks Bose butt, bar-none!!

royalfamilymember, Ebay
11 March 2014
  • Summary: This item is the best value in sound bar. I was contemplating between Bose Solo and this, and thank God I chose the SB26. For the money, this is far superior than Bose.
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Overall 10
10

You get what you pay for.

Anonymous, Crutchfield
17 February 2014
  • Summary: Had the sound bar for about a month and I am very pleased. It was twice the amount for what I budgeted for but it is twice the sound quality of Sony, LG, etc. As good if not better than the Bose sr1 at a third of the price. The Klipsch sb1 has a deeper base but the highs aren't as clean and the sb1 is not bluetooth capable. I use it for my bedroom which is bit of an overkill for sure.
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Overall 4
4.0

Sounds Great but Imperfect

Frank P, Crutchfield
17 February 2014
  • Summary: The HK SB25 sounds great, but after an evening of set-up and listening I boxed it up and returned it. I ultimately purchased the Denon S514 and am much happier with it. The reasons why I returned the HK: 1. The HK doesn't work at low volumes. Level 1 is about as quiet as can be, but Level 2 is actually louder than we typically watch TV. Apparently others have had this problem too. This was a deal breaker. 2.
  • Pros: Low volume control; poor remote learning; frustrating to set-up.
  • Cons: Subwoofer seems good; nice looking.
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