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Harman-Kardon DVD50

Harman-Kardon  DVD50
alaScore 72

20 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Harman-Kardon DVD50. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Harman-Kardon DVD50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Harman-Kardon DVD50 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

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This summary is based on the products: Harman Kardon DVD50 5-Disc Progressive-Scan DVD PlayerHarman Kardon DVD50 5-Disc Progressive-Scan DVD Player

Jul, 2018

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In today's vast world of digital home entertainment there are so many formats associated with DVD and CD playback that it make component selection not only frustrating, but seemingly impossible at times.Additional Resources â�€¢ Read more source...

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Harman Kardon DVD 50 Multiple DVD Players


I have enjoyed 14 years with my Harman Kardon DVD 50 5-Disc player. I even was able to just turn off and on with Blue Rays and they would still play. But I just bought a Samsung Smart TV and it does not recognize my HK. Very disappointed with Samsung...

Jan, 2015

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Harman Kardon DVD 50 Multiple DVD Players


Harmon kardon dvd 50 worst machine ever harmon kardon used to b top line i paid $999 for this unit worked for maybe 2 years took it to a repair shop and they cany get now sittin for around for 7 years i figured id try and c if theres anyrhing...

Feb, 2014

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Harman Kardon DVD 50 Multiple DVD Players


I really liked the picture quality and sound from the unit until it just quit. Repairs to the pickup laser are estimated at $180. I never even knew there was upgrade software so never tried that. I have been told by the repair office in California the...

Feb, 2005

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Harman Kardon DVD 50 Multiple DVD Players


I purchased this from the Harman web site where they sell re-manufactured and discontinued models at discount prices. I have used the player for about 2 years now with no problems. The quality of the picture is excellent, and the sound, especially with...

Oct, 2004

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Harman Kardon DVD 50 Multiple DVD Players


Just as the warranty expired, the player stopped recognizing DVD discs. Then it stopped recognizing audio CDs. Local (trusted) repair shop called it a total loss, as it would cost more than its value to replace the ribbon cable and main board.

Jun, 2003

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Harman Kardon DVD 50 Multiple DVD Players


Excellent player. Little problems encountered and all can be solved quickly. I had over 300 DVD movie collections and I have play over 100 of them in three month. Only three incidents since I got it as refurbished unit from HK. Playback skip only in...

May, 2003

Product Specifications

Harman Kardon DVD changers combine the latest video technology with the company's traditional attention to audio-circuitry detail so that your home-theater presentations look as good as they sound. Harman Kardon 5-disc carousel changers let you enjoy a full evening of entertainment without leaving the comfort of your easy chair. All Harman Kardon DVD changers feature component video outputs, easy-to-use menu systems with full parental control features and a wide range of programming options for both CD and DVD discs, and a backlit remote control - all wrapped up in Harman Kardon's elegant design. The DVD 50 takes DVD performance to the next level. The DVD 50 is equipped with true progressive scan video outputs that reproduce the clarity of DVD video on compatible monitors. Its component (Y/Pr/PB), S- and composite video outputs provide an outstanding picture with a conventional monitor. The audio section is capable of playing back MP3 and HDCD-encoded discs, and both CD-R and CD-RW discs. With room for 5 discs, the DVD 50 can provide nonstop playback of hundreds of hours of MP3 files. It can also display both MP3 and CD text. The Wolfson 192kHz/24-bit audio DACs preserve all of the detail of the original recording.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Hi-Fi stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Changer Capacity:5
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / Video CD
Type:DVD changer

DVD Features

HDCD decoding: Yes
Picture Zoom: Yes


Manufacturer:Harman International Industries
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Harman/kardon DVD


Color:Dark gray