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Harman-Kardon BDS 700

Harman-Kardon BDS 700
alaScore 79

32 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Harman-Kardon BDS 700. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, 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 700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Aaron Almeida (

Harman/Kardon BDS 700 Home Theatre System - Tech2


Harman/Kardon is one of the first manufacturers of stereo receivers, if not the first. They have been known for entering the audio receiver market, well before any other manufacturer.

Publish date: July 14, 2011 10:23 am| Modified date: December 18, 2013 8:10 pm

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : Tech Digest (

REVIEW: Harman Kardon BDS 700 5.1 Blu-ray Home Cinema combo


If you've neither a Blu-ray player nor 5.1 system to accompany your HD TV, the BDS 700 kit isn't a bad shout at all, providing you've got the dough. It looks and sounds great, with sharp HD images from Blu-ray discs too. However, buying a separate...

May, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio dynamic range CD:90
Audio dynamic range DVD:90
Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.1

Center speaker

Center speaker impedance:8
Center speaker mid-range driver size:3
Center speaker sensitivity:86
Center speaker type:2-Way

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110-240
Power consumption (typical):110

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Ethernet LAN connection: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD-R, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of disks:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, CD audio, CD video, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


FM band:87.5 - 108.00
FM radio: Yes

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker impedance:8
Satellite speaker mid-range driver size:3
Satellite speaker sensitivity:86


Subwoofer RMS power:200

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Image formats supported:JPG

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


Analog signal format system:PAL
Video compression format:MPEG1, MPEG2

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):4.02 x 3.62 x 9.49
Center speaker weight:2.2
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):15.7 x 11 x 3.94
Main unit weight:14.1
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):3.94 x 3.62 x 6.57
Satellite speaker weight:2.2
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):13.9 x 10.5 x 10.5
Subwoofer weight:19.8