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Harman/Kardon AVR1610

Harman/Kardon AVR1610
alaScore 85

49 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews of Harman/Kardon AVR1610. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the design and price are overall positive. The size and reliability get less positive comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Harman/Kardon AVR1610 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Harman/Kardon AVR1610

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Harman/Kardon AVR1610 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price also gets good opinions. Many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price, design

reliability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Oct, 2018

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Performance is really good.

 

Yes, I would recommend.

Solid receiver with strong performance. Setup is easy Price, features.

Remote control could have been better, especially large Audio controls and Power buttons. Manual could have been little bit detailed on setting different ways of components. Bluetooth audio performance was too low.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Good but low power

 

I have several AVR's and this 1610 is the less expensive...and surprisingly has some of the best features for basic home use. Light, quick and easy to setup, does most things you want to do.

The two weak spots with the 1610 is lack of power if you really want "boom" and the less than ideal options and information you have when setting up the speakers. Of course it is 100's less so it isn't going to give you top of the line adjustments.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Interface is difficult.

 

We are too far into the information revolution for ANY device to have a user interface as bad as this reciever's. You have to run cat5 to the reciever, so plan ahead for that. If you have time to invest, I think it's fine. Planned to use it on my main...

It will do what you need. It's physically light. You CAN dim the glowing dial. The automatic speaker setup worked well. Sounded great.

The interface does not meet you half way. It's not intuitive. It doesn't have Wi-Fi. Buttons on the remote are all identical in size and shape, and volume controls aren't on a corner. The phone app is a little better, but can't be used at all without...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Ok Amp...Died 3 days later

 

Nice features. LAN, HDMI 3D capable. Nice looking.

Died after 3 days. I did not keep the box so basically I'm out.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

The best there is

 

Better than the rest, very much satisfied with this system, i wont hesitate to buy it again. love it. thanks Harman Kardon for making superve systems.

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Nov, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

OK Amp

 

Easy install. Lots of HDMI ports.

Not the most user friendly AV amp I've had. Not enough control on the front. Trouble with the remote also. Can't get into the settings to fine tune everything. Turns the amp on but not off. Will probably replace it later this year.

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Simple done well...

 

This is turning out to be one of the most difficult reviews to write. I like the 1510, but at the same time, I would have trouble recomending it for the MSRP. It seems to me that at $300, it is overpiced. But, what you do get will help you speakers...

Simple setup great sound

Cheap remote no auotmatic calibration limited network options

Aug, 2013

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Easy setup, good product

 

Setup of the receiver was easy. It connected without trouble to my TV, Blu-ray player and iPod. Sound through the Klipsch speakers is very good.

Nov, 2013

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Great sound

 

Very clear sound. Helps with my overall surround sound. My tv sound like a theater.

Aug, 2013

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Great improvement vs previous 20yrs old system

 

Harman Kardon always made and still makes great products; it's a pleasure to rediscover music you hadn't listen to in a while through this receiver.

Jun, 2013