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Harman-Kardon BDS 470 (BDS 270+SAT-TS60+HKTS-210SUB)

Harman-Kardon BDS 470 (BDS 270+SAT-TS60+HKTS-210SUB)
alaScore 89

30 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Harman-Kardon BDS 470 (BDS 270+SAT-TS60+HKTS-210SUB). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Harman-Kardon BDS 470 (BDS 270+SAT-TS60+HKTS-210SUB) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Adrian Justins (

Harman Kardon BDS470 review


With a turnover exceeding $4bn and a portfolio of brands that includes AKG, JBL, Infinity, Lexicon and Mark Levinson, Harman is not exactly small potatoes in the deep fat fryer of consumer electronics. But in this part of the market – all-in-one...

Stylish design; effortless audio performance; attractive menu system; decent connectivity

Illegible buttons on remote control; basic multimedia features; unconvincing pseudo surround

May, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby TrueHD,DTS-HD
Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby DigitaL, DTS-HD / DTS-HD Master Audio
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD
Frequency response CD:20 - 20000
Frequency response DVD:20 - 20000
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90
Sound enhancement technology:Y
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.1


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:N
DLNA Certified: No

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD-R, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray video, CD audio, CD video

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):15.8 x 10.2 x 4.02
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
ID3 Tag display: Yes
Volume Control:Digital

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:2
HDMI in:1
HDMI out:1
HDMI version:1.4a
Headphone outputs:1
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240


FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:30
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:2
Satellite speaker frequency range:45 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:8
Satellite speaker sensitivity:86
Satellite speakers RMS power:150


Card reader integrated: No


Subwoofer frequency range:45 - 200
Subwoofer RMS power:200
Wireless subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:iPod
Color of product:Black
Image formats supported:JPG
Wireless speaker ready: No


3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Video compression format:DivX
Video formats supported:DivX

Weight & Dimensions

Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):4.33 x 3.46 x 11.8
Satellite speaker weight:3.31
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):10.5 x 10.5 x 13.9
Subwoofer weight:19.8