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Harman Kardon HK 990

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Harman Kardon HK 990 Stereo Integrated Amplifier with Digital Room Correction and Dual Subwoofer Bass Management – Part III

Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
3 November 2011
  • Summary: I wrote much of this material in October 2010. At the time, my sole reference was the service manual (the actual unit arrived several months later). I intended the piece to be a preview of the HK 990, which had just been shown at CEDIA. Since then, the HK 990 received a positive review from Tyler Stripko and at least one other professional reviewer. It is rare for a relatively low-priced unit to achieve such consistently positive reviews.
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Harman Kardon HK 990 Stereo Integrated Amplifier with Digital Room Correction and Dual Subwoofer Bass Management – Part II

Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
27 October 2011
  • Summary: We ended at the analog preamp out. Our journey through the HK 990 DSP-centric integrated amplifier has concluded. While the unit's design requires a multi-disciplinary approach and hundreds of parts, the basics of the design at the block-diagram level is reasonably straightforward. Along the tour, I highlighted the similarities of the HK 990 to an AVR. With the HK 990, there were only two channels with which to deal.
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Harman Kardon HK 990 Stereo Integrated Amplifier with Digital Room Correction and Dual Subwoofer Bass Management – Part I

Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
20 October 2011
  • Summary: With the addition of digital room-correction, the HK 990 travels into unique space for a stereo integrated amplifier. As a dual-domain device, its internal electronics are conversant with analog or digital inputs, including high resolution files. Recording from digital and analog sources is simplified. In addition, the HK 990 has no mechanical controls for improved reliability, improved gain tracking, and increased stereo separation.
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Harman Kardon HK 990 Integrated Amplifier and HD 990 CD Player

Secrets of Home Theater and High Fidelity
9 June 2011
  • Summary: The HK 990 integrated amplifier and HD 990 CD player are stunning achievements for Harman Kardon. They are beautifully crafted and artfully designed components that will blend well into almost any décor. More importantly, they offer a level of performance that is simply fantastic, regardless of price.
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Harman Kardon HD990 and HK990 amplifier

TechRadar UK
9 June 2009
  • Excerpt: It has been a good few years since Harmon Kardon had a 'wow' moment in the audio world. Its efforts have been concentrated in the AV arena for far too long now, but, it seems, high-quality audio has never been out of the firm's mind.
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Overall 7
6.7

Harman/Kardon HK 990

Bild och Ljud
12 December 2010
  • Excerpt: HK 990 är rena rama kraftverket. Digital rumskorrektion och inbyggda D/A-omvandlare gör att den tillhör de mest spännande i sin klass.
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Overall 7
6.7
Ease of use 8
8.3
Sound quality 7
6.7
Overall quality 8
8.3
Functionality 10
10

En real knockout

Lyd & Bilde
7 July 2009
  • Summary: Harman/Kardon HK 990 er et kraftverk av en forsterker. Med digital romkorreksjon og innebygde digitallydomformere er den kanskje blant de mest spennende i sin prisklasse.
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