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Harman Kardon AVR 700

Harman Kardon AVR 700
alaScore 84

23 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 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 700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Great home theater receiver


Harmon Kardon continues to put out a great product at a very competitive price. The sound quality is outstanding - plenty of power for a home entertainment center, highs are separated from lows accurately, and sound checks are easy with the remote....

Superb sound, many options

Difficult to set up if inexperienced

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Great first digital receiver


I purchased this receiver to replace an older one with no HDMI connections. I got it on clearance, so the price was more than right. This model has adequate power and options and will suffice until I decide to upgrade.This product has... Plenty of...

Low price, sufficient power and options

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Good tuner, w/multiple HMDIs for future expansion


At times, have to turn TV on/off to get tuner to sync wit TV audio. Otherwise nice piece of equipment.This product has... Plenty of power for all my needsAbout me... practical

Looks great, has proper functions that suit my needs

Is complex coupling with TV remote


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Disappointed with this unit


I was excited to find a Harmon Kardon receiver for $299! It set up very easily, and at first worked very well. I have AT&T U-verse, Tivo, and a blu-ray player hooked up to it. However after a few hours, the U-verse audio cut out. At first I had no idea...

Easy to set up, good price

Does not work properly

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Great price and limited features


I bought this and hooked them up everything was smooth. As soon as I tried more features using the USB it's when I started to not like it so much. It only plays two formats. So basically most files that you have on your media drives and phones won't be...

Great sound and price

very limited usage for this day and age

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This receiver had issues with switching inputs


This is a sleek looking receiver however I had numerous problems with switching the inputs where the sound would cut out completely. Ultimately I returned it for a SonyAbout me... practical

Sleek design

Input switching problems

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Great Receiver


I am so content with this purchase! It comes ready to connect to all iOS devices wirelessly through airplay and connects to your itunes which is awesome. It also sounds so crisp with its 5.1 channel sound shooting out 100 watts per channel. I watched...

connects to everything well, has air play through itunes, 5.1 channel at 100 watts per channel


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OK but not great


This is my second HK receiver and I believe that thy make good product generally. Unfortunately the kid at the store told me that I could hook up my Ipod and or iphone to it via the USB port on the front but that is a NO GO. It just says no device...

Good sound

They said it would hook up to ipods and iphones via USB but it does not

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Good receiver for price


I don't know much about surround at all, but this system gets the job done in my game room. I am using 5 6.5 inch in ceiling speakers from Monoprice and an 8 inch subwoofer also from Monoprice and the set up gives me a good theatre experience when...

Not too hard to set up for a novice

On screen menu a bit hard find and use

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Great Price - Easy Install


purchased the AVR 170 500 watt and have not regretted it. Easy set up and with the on screen option for programming makes it very easy and a breeze to set up. my HK AVR powers my hard wired Bose Accos. system with ease. all my conponents r connected...

very easy to program with OCD (on screen display)