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Harman-Kardon SB 30

Harman-Kardon SB 30
alaScore 88

83 reviews

May, 2016

We have collected and analyzed 9 expert reviews and 74 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 74/100 and users rate it 70/100. The average review date is Aug 10, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 954634 reviews from other Speakers. The alaScore™ for this product is 88/100 = Very good. Last update: May 28, 2016.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of Harman-Kardon SB 30 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on

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This summary is based on the products: Harman Kardon SB 30 5.1 Soundbar and Wireless SubwooferHarman Kardon SB 30 5.1 Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer

May, 2016

Expert review by: Jamie Lendino (

Harman Kardon SB 30


The Harman Kardon SB 30 soundbar isn't the loudest system we've tested, but it strikes a solid balance between home theater dynamics and smooth, natural music playback.

Clear, crisp sound. Impressive imaging, at least in the front soundstage. Surprisingly good stereo music performance

Bass, while fast and tight, could use a little more power for movies. No LCD or on-screen menu. No HDMI ports. Remote is a little basic for the price

The more soundbars we test, it becomes more apparent that this particular category is all about compromises. The Harman Kardon SB 30 ($799.95 direct) is a high-end soundbar speaker that includes a small, companion wireless powered subwoofer. The SB 30...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Harman Kardon SB30


Harman's sumptuous soundbar delivers sonics to die for

Beautiful build quality, Alluring gloss black styling, Polished, powerful sound quality

Inelegant adhesive pads for table-top mounting, Fiddly remote and rudimentary operating system, No HDMI switching or HD audio

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: (

Harman-Kardon SB30


Limited tech spec, but a capable soundbar nonetheless

Shiny good looks ; wireless subwoofer ; spacious, detailed and dynamic sound

Obvious rivals have HDMI switching

This, though, is a product of both haves and have-nots.

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (

European HT Soundbar 2012-2013


With its SB30, Harman Kardon takes a big stride towards a grand home cinema experience. Key to the success of this soundbar and sub combination is its ‘Harman Wave Surround' technology, a marriage of no fewer than six small midrange drivers, seven...

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


Active / Passive Speakers:Full Active System
Signal Connection:Wired


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

Number of Speakers:1
Sound Projector:Sound Projector + Subwoofer
Soundbar:Soundbar + Subwoofer
Speaker Type:Speaker System
System Type:Soundbar System