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Harman-Kardon BDS 477 (BDS 277 + HKTS 200)

Harman-Kardon BDS 477 (BDS 277 + HKTS 200)
alaScore 87

45 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 7 expert reviews and 38 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 76/100 and users rate it 62/100. The average review date is Nov 19, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 175833 reviews from other Home Theater Systems. The alaScore™ for this product is 87/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Harman-Kardon BDS 477 (BDS 277 + HKTS 200)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Harman-Kardon BDS 477 (BDS 277 + HKTS 200) from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

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This summary is based on the products: Harman Kardon 2.1 Home Theatre Audio System with Blu-ray, 200W Subwoofer and Bluetooth - WhiteHarman Kardon 2.1 Home Theatre Audio System with Blu-ray, 200W Subwoofer and Bluetooth - White

Dec, 2018

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Harman-Kardon BDS 477


A jack-of-all-trades system that's good enough, but just falls short of mastering outright performance quality

Impressive specifications and wireless streaming options ; vivid and punchy picture ; good integration and dynamics ; smooth, enjoyable sound has good weight and impact ; easy to use interface and controls ; nicely built and finished

Could do with more subtlety, refinement and openness ; slightly muffled dialogue ; subwoofer could go deeper ; price

Expert review by : Adrian Justins (

Harman Kardon BDS-477 review


Great care has clearly been lavished on the BDS-477's exterior. This is a swish-looking piece of kit, especially in the white version, and it comes with an amazing remote that manages to be busier than the M25 on a wet Monday morning and yet looks as...

Stylish design; excellent connectivity; top-notch pictures; beautifully engineered

Illegible buttons on remote control; outdated menu system; overbearing sub

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby TrueHD,DTS-HD,DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, PCM, WAV, WMA
Audio output channels:2.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.1


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No



Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):90

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:slot
Disc types supported:BD, CD, DVD
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio coaxial in:1
FM antenna: Yes
HDMI in:1
HDMI version:1.4a
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):90


FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:30
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:2
Satellite speaker frequency range:45 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:8
Satellite speaker type:2-Way
Satellite speakers RMS power:130


Subwoofer frequency range:45 - 200
Subwoofer RMS power:200
Subwoofer type:Active

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:White
Karaoke: No
MP3 playback: Yes
Power LED: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Video compression format:MPEG4
Video formats supported:MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Receiver dimensions (WxDxH):15.7 x 11.9 x 3.15
Receiver weight:7.72
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):4.33 x 3.46 x 11.8
Satellite speaker weight:3.31
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):10.5 x 10.5 x 13.9
Subwoofer weight:19.8