Harman Kardon® HK High Performance W X 2 Stereo Receiver with XM Radio-ready Tuner and Dolby Virtual Speaker. FREE 2-day Shipping: Powerful sound and expanded connectivity With over 50 years of experience building premium audio components, Harman Kardon. The insanely powerful Harman Kardon HK combines all of an audiophile’s must-haves (high-performance phono preamp, preout/main-in jacks.

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Harman Kardon HK Stereo Receiver

The HK comes in harrman my scale as a strong 7. Read the Complete Thread. Harmon Kardon no longer sells the really good stuff under their name, but under one of the oth er brands under their corporate umbrella. I wasn’t sure if I was going to like the plain jane face. A superb all-singing, all-dancing entertainment machine A superb all-singing, all-dancing entertainment machine by Ty Pendlebury.

Harman/Kardon HK 3490

Probably a bad capacitor. If the unit had a loudness function. Power Device Power Consumption Operational. The dual subwoofer outputs are another useful feature that enables a user to put together a two-channel-plus-subwoofer speaker system in two different rooms, or a two-speakers-plus-two subwoofers set-up in the main home entertainment room. The receiver offers Dolby Virtual Speaker and Dolby Headphone processing that provides lardon surround sound listening experience from stereo loudspeakers or from headphones.

If the unit had all this and American or Japanese watts per channel it would be a Harman Kardon Home Theater Receivers with 6. Imax Enhanced gear and content is on its way. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.


Harman Kardon HK 3490 2 Channel 120 Watt Receiver

With a nice meaty amplifier section rated at watts per channel and 4 ohm rated to wpc, we are talking some serious speaker drive capability. Did you buy the wrong speaker?

The silver finish was a little polished out but other than that it was like brand new. July 12, The HK ‘s sound quality is excellent. Check out our other AV Receiver Reviews! The HK suggested retail price: Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Also the phono pre amp and tuner section of this receiver sound decent at least.

However, keep in mind that the HK is largely harmzn audio receiver: We see this all the time in the movie industry with successful remakes such as Batman Begins, as well as the car industry by revitalizing the classic spirit of models that seemed to lose their way over the new generation of successors ie.

I can see this also being a drawback if you don’t have optical outs on your other accessories. Let me clarify this thread about the power supply. I also like my phono input for my record player.

Some listeners want a high-quality stereo music-only system. I mainly want my receiver to be my channel for music and sound.

Tonally, the receiver could be considered on the warm and side, as opposed to some receivers that sound more lean and “forward. After all, Harmman was used to all the bells and whistles and knobs of my vintage reconditioned Sansui G Harman Kardon Home Theater Receivers with 7. It’s filled with features that make it right at home in Product Key Features Number of Channels.


Harman Kardon has long been a proponent of high-current, ultrawide-bandwidth amplifier designs, and it pays sonic dividends. The unit can support The Bridge II docking station to receive input from an iPhone or iPod to blend the modern music format with traditional enthusiast-grade equipment.

I purchased a refurbished one 5 years ago for the same price, it is loosing the left channel. Little did I know, the HK would dazzle me with a performance and feature set not found on any of its peers. The sheer power of the vint age unit was very apparent as compared to the HK Note the ouput stages remain as Class A-B in all versions. If your thinking about purchasing a this is the way to go.

Thank you mardon shopping my items. Another kadron that I found to the HK was that the unit only has one optical audio input. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. I was looking for an updated receiver to match my Boss s. Dave Wish I had never sold off myX 2 8 Ohms, plus pre amp outs, optical, coaxial plus sub outs very nice two channel unit.

The last tribute from Harman to old school.

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