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Harman Kardon - AVR 140

Harman Kardon - AVR 140
alaScore 74

35 reviews

Sep, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Harman Kardon - AVR 140. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Harman Kardon - AVR 140 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 35 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Harman Kardon - AVR 140 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

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This summary is based on the products: Harman Kardon AVR 140 6.1-Channel A/V Receiver, SilverHarman Kardon AVR 140 6.1-Channel A/V Receiver, Silver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Harman Kardon AVR 140 6.1-Channel A/V Receiver, Silver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Arnie Williams (

Harman Kardon AVR 140 A/V Receiver


The elegant simplicity of the AVR 140's design becomes apparent the minute you unpack the unit. Inputs and outputs are logically arranged and color coded to facilitate easy system setup, and the manual is a model of clarity and thoroughness. Though...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Steve Guttenberg (

Harman Kardon AVR 140


The Harman Kardon AVR 140, an entry-level A/V receiver, sounds among the best in its price class, but it falls short on features.

Sharp styling ; 6.1-channel A/V receiver ; Six digital audio inputs ; Compatibility with Harman's Bridge iPod dock ; Extensive bass-management options that accommodate a wide range of speaker sizes

Only three rear-panel A/V inputs ; No conversion to component video from composite and S-Video inputs ; No onscreen display via component output ; No HDMI connections ; No A/B speaker switching or multiroom facilities ; Somewhat expensive for an...

A comparison with Denon's similarly priced AVR 1906 receiver (AU$799) put the Harman Kardon AVR 140's charms in perspective. While the Denon was no slouch, the AVR 140 sounded richer and projected a wider and deeper soundstage. The Denon, by the way,...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: uht (

"best in the world"


warmth as smooth as silk..

Mar, 2006

Product Specifications

Don't let the AVR 140's modest price fool you. Harman International Industries' most affordable A/V receiver is loaded with features. With on-screen menus, component video switching, compatibility with The Bridge, and Harman International Industries' classic high-current, ultra wide-bandwidth amplifier topology, there is no better way to upgrade an old analog system or add high-quality home theater performance when budget considerations are paramount.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / DTS 96/24 / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround Sound Effects:VMAx virtual surround sound
Surround System Class:6.1 channel
Type:AV receiver


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Coaxial Digital Output: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Output: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Harman International Industries
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Harman/kardon AVR


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control