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Harman Kardon BDS 800

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Overall 8
8.0

Harman Kardon BDS 800

Trusted Reviews
19 March 2013
  • Summary: An ultra-stylish Blu-ray system-in-a-box that's light on features but delivers knockout AV performance.
  • Pros: Stylish design and excellent build quality, Superb picture and sound performance, Easy to install and use
  • Cons: Light on features, A little brash with music, No HDMI inputs
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Overall 8
8.0

Harman-Kardon BDS 800

What Hi-Fi?
6 September 2011
  • Excerpt: If you’re after an all-in-one system complete with Blu-ray that looks and sounds the part – and don’t mind paying for it – then Harman Kardon hopes the BDS 800 is what you’ll have in mind. We’re happy to tick the box marked stylish; the four nicely turned-out satellites, compact subwoofer and sleek, minimally designed Blu-ray receiver unit make for a smart package fit for any 21st-century pad.
  • Pros: Stylish, compact, solid build, decent spec, sounds clean, clear and crisp, impressive scale
  • Cons: No 3D, no HDMI inputs, lacks a little control and clarity when pushed
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Overall 7
7.0

Harman Kardon BDS 800 review

Pocket Lint
23 March 2011
  • Excerpt: The Home Theatre in a Box (HTIB) business is dominated by brands that build systems to a price, loading them to overflowing with the latest digital doodads. There is, though, a less frenetic high-end to this market, where simple sophistication is valued. It is into this space that Harman Kardon has pitched the BDS 800, a high-end all-in-one 5.1 Blu-ray entertainment package.
  • Pros: Eye-catching design and build quality, ease of use, refined sound quality that favours the mid-range, USB media playback support
  • Cons: Not massively dynamic, despite the armoured build, the unit is rather noisy in operation, no 1080/24 video output, no network streaming or ‘net radio, does not offer auto speaker calibration
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Overall 7
6.7

Harman/Kardon BDS 800

Bild och Ljud
25 March 2011
Overall 7
6.7
Ease of use 7
6.7
Sound quality 8
8.3
Picture quality 8
8.3
Overall quality 8
8.3
Functionality 5
5.0

Gode lydopplevelser

Lyd & Bilde
11 March 2011
Overall 8
7.6

BDS 800

audiovision.de
15 February 2011
  • Excerpt: Platz für ein Heimkino ist selbst in der kleinsten Hütte, wie die kompakte und hochwertige Blu-ray-Komplettanlage von Harman zeigt.
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