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Harman Kardon AVR 1700

Harman Kardon AVR 1700
alaScore 84

185 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 185 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Harman Kardon AVR 1700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 185 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Harman Kardon AVR 1700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 122 user reviews of Harman Kardon AVR 1700 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com.

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Harman Kardon AVR 1700 5.1-Channel Network-Connected Audio/Video Receiver with AirPlay

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harman/kardon AVR 700 & AVR 1700 A/V Receiver Preview

 

This is a preview of the new harman/kardon AVR 700 and AVR 1700 entry level A/V receivers. Both units have different goals in mind for functionality and connectivity. This article will help clarify.

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Harman Kardon AVR 1700 A/V Receiver

 

If you don't enjoy paradox, life is no more fun than a sack of dirt. Here's a long-running paradox in the home theater sphere: Some folks are turned off by audio/video receivers because they are so complex and loaded with features. So how do the people...

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Harman Kardon AVR 1700 A/V Receiver

 

If you don't enjoy paradox, life is no more fun than a sack of dirt. Here's a long-running paradox in the home theater sphere: Some folks are turned off by audio/video receivers because they are so complex and loaded with features. So how do the people...

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Terrible Support and Dead Product

 

For my needs this was to be a nice product. It had a nice sound to my ears, and handled all of my AV needs.I fought with it a long time to be able to use the AirPlay feature as it was difficult to setup, and required several reboots of the receiver to...

When it worked it was nice

It is dead Jim, dead

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Do Not Buy

 

Ive always been a big fan of Harmon Kardon (H/K) and have bought their products before. BUT...The fact that this receiver (AVR 1700) tries to update voids the fact that its a great product because once it goes into "BCO UPDATE PLEASE WAIT..." It...

Harmon Kardon is a great product, but a BIG BUT

BCO UPDATE PLEASE WAIT" Reciever freezes, and you cannot use at all. Read on to uderstand, TY

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Works amazing for the price

 

It's a really nice piece of equipment and works very well. I am more than pleased with the amount of features I get for the price. I'm considering getting a second receiver for a different house. When I do this will be on the top of the list. Highly...

Lots of power and great sound for my big speakers

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Great product

 

Very easy to set up - love the way you set up the surround sound speakers..very easy... Sound is great..This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Interfaces well with TV, Easy to use controlsAbout me... practical, Tech savvy

Easy set up great sound

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Great entry-to-mid level receiver

 

Excellent receiver if you can get it on sale. I did so that's why it got 5 stars for value for price. At $500 I would've have given 3.5 stars. Sound quality is better than I expected. I had the older HK AVR 340 before but wanted something with HDMI &...

Sound quality, power, style, networking

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Great Value

 

Couldn't believe this price from this great American brand. I have my HDTV, U-verse cable box, Blu-Ray disc player, Apple TV and internet hooked up to it. Works great. Wonderful sound.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Interfaces...

Lot of equipment for the money

Can do so much, so it can be a bit complicated

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Solid performer

 

Had basically no trouble putting in service. Automatic calibration of surround system with plug-in microphone worked great. Delivers plenty of power with no perceivable distortion.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needs, Interfaces well...

Good value for price

Somewhat bulky

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