Harman Kardon

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  1. Andrew_PDK

    Question Wich portable speaker to choose.

    I'm going to buy a good portable speaker but I don't have enough ideas which one to choose. The best for me is Marshall Kilburn II, Harman/Kardon Go Play, JBL Boombox. I often leave the city and for me is really important the quality and max. volume of the speaker. I have been listening both...
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    Question Harmon Kardon No Audio Samsung Series 7

    Hi new to the forum. Would like some help pls. My Harmon Kardon system used to work perfectly fine on an old TV of mine and it still does if I test it out on it. However on my new TV a Samsung Series 7 smart TV the audio won't work anymore. Visual works fine, I have the TV connected to my AVR...
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    Harman Kardon AV 325 to not very good tv

    Good day, i was fortunate enough to meet a disgruntled wife looking to make some changes I can only assume. Harman Kardon AVR 325, Harman Kardon AVR 320, pinnacle AC sub 100, MTX audio SW1010, 3 MTX multi purpose speakers, Samsung blu ray DVD re write ATC digital tuner, power Max 4300, and...
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    Solved! 8 omes to 3 omes?

    I recently got a 7.1 surround sound setup but the receiver had no hdmi in ports so basically it was a over powered DVD player. So I was looking at getting a Harman Kardon AVR-347 second hand but the ports for the speakers say "speakers 8 omes" but my speakers that I have say "rated impedance :3...
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    Subwoofer makes boom sound.

    I have Harman kardon AVR 142 with HKTS210USB/230 subwoofer. Whenever i switch channels or stop playing music and start again a big boom sound coming from Sub woofer. What could be the problem ?
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    Solved! PC to TV with optical to AV - only stereo, no 5.1

    I upgraded my tv to a 4k Samsung NU7100, unfortunately, my receiver (harman kardon 1600 i think) only supports 1080p. I ended up doing PC->TV with HDMI for video and TV optical out->receiver for sound, however, there is only stereo sound, no 5.1 The digital output audio option on the TV is set...
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    Solved! Harman Kardon Aura Plus or Soundstick Wireless

    Hi, I'm planning on getting a Harman Kardon Aura Plus as its on 50% off right now. And Soundstick Wireless is also on sale. Both of them is the same price. But may i know the review for it? And in the middle of the sub, there's a hole on it. I wonder how do I clean it if it gets dirty, or...
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    Harman Kardon Bds 5 subwoofer

    I have a Herman kardon BDS 5 ,I am stuck on how to make the Subwoofer work,I have connected it to the TV with an optical cable but still no Bass. I have been connecting the LFE using an RCA cable to the Subwoofer port on bds. The white light on top has been flashing all along. Looking for...
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    Which av to use for my cinema speakers

    Hi I have jamo s606 front speakers and can't decide which av to use, I have two. An onkyo tx-sr608 and a Harman kardon avr 255. The Avr255 has only 50w per channel and the onkyo around 100w. Please help a newbie.:bounce:
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    Can I connect Harman Kardon Soundsticks II to my PC without the subwoofer?

    Let me start by saying I am a complete noob when it comes to anything audio-tech. I have the Harman Kardon soundsticks II. The power button for this system is located on the subwoofer. The two satellite speakers, and the PC, connect to the subwoofer. My problem is that the power button on the...
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    How to sync Harman Kardon sb15 sound bar with Sony Bravia tv?

    Hi I recently bought a Harman Kardon sb 15 from a friend. I’ve been trying to sync the sound bar to the tv remote but I can’t seem to get past step one (the power button won’t turn Amber after I’ve put it in “learning mode”). Does anyone have a clue?
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    Connect Harman Kardon AVR235 to Bose Acousitmass 7 surround Sound

    I’m trying to get a Bose Acoutimass 7 system to work with a Harman Kardon AVR235 receiver. I have speaker wires going into the subwoofer and then out to receiver as designed by Bose. I am bringing in sound from new TV via optical. Headphones get great sounds, but I can’t get surround sound to...
  13. M

    How to connect jamo e7 sub to Harman Kardon HK 680 amp

    I have Harman Kardon HK 680 and when I comnect amp pre out to Jamo e7 subwoofer sound is to low. How to connecr subwoofer to HK 680? I tried rca to rca because is mono,1 rca to 1 rca, not Y rca. Pre out amp to Jamo E7. https://www.fein-hifi.de/images/product_images/original_images/hk680spurg...
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    Unable to see photos on Toshiba Harman/Kardon

    I'm not even sure if my Toshiba laptop is "Harman/Kardon"? I just know that it says that above the keyboard. Anyway, I tried to open my photo app (just the normal one that comes with the laptop) and it does open, but it's showing me nothing but a blank screen along with the bar on top that...
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    I want to connect Sony 49 inches w672e tv to Harman kardon receiver I tried its not working

    I want to connect Sony 49 inches w672e tv to Harman kardon receiver I tried its not working
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    Harman kardon sb20

    My phone won't recognize Harman kardon ab20 using Bluetooth..used to but not anymore(got galaxy note 5)
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    looking for a home cinema system

    Hi :) Hello I'm looking for a cheap variant for my 40 m2 living room. I have a few examples in which price range I imagine the home cinema system. Harman/Kardon HKTS 16 5.1-Kanal Onkyo HT-S7805B Heimkino-Receiver-System mit Dolby Atmos Sony BDV-E6100 5.1 Blu-ray Heimkinosystem Could you...
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    Harman amp for JBL speakers

    Hi I have 2 JBL E90 speakers ,Bose 301 and JBL E250 subwoofer. What would be the best Harman Kardon amp model recommended to get the best out of my speakers Thank you.Hiran
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    Is it possible to connect modern day speakers to a harman / kardon 730 receiver? Clueless in PT, Wa

    Looking for info as to how to go about this if possible. I bought this old receiver, turntable and huge speakers on a lark after my mom died in February of 2017. I hadn’t had this kind of sound system since the early 70’s. I somehow managed to connect it all, lol. The speakers are too big for my...
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    how to get 5 channel stereo in Harman Kardon AVR 151

    My TV output is connected to Harman Kardon AVR 151. However, the audio is coming only in 2 channel stereo and not in 5 channel. How to change the settings.
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    I have a 15 year old Harman Kardon AVR330 receiver....

    I have a 15 year old Harman Kardon AVR330 7.1 receiver but is too old to hook up to the new tv's..the plugs are outdated...shall I just recycle it? or are their converter cables or such to hook up to my SONY HD TV? Thanks, Ev
  22. Z

    Harman Kardon soundsticks 1st version - no sound

    Hi, I just got harman kardon soundsticks old version with usb. No sound coming, but PC recognize them and blue power light is on. No sound though :( Any ideas how to fix them? Please?
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    Trying to get Directv to play through my stereo

    I have an older Harman Kardon AVR 247 that will not allow Directv play. When I bypass the receiver direct to the tv it plays fine. Someone told me that because of the encryption of Directs's programs that the tv and receiver have to have "digital handshake" to allow it to play. Is there anyway...
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    remote compability hifi

    not sure where im supposed to post this question, but if known its å simple one. i have bought a hifi : harman kardon dpr 2005 klipsch r3-ii will a Nevo c3 (universal) control my reciever ?? im nus sure since dpr 2005 began producing in 2004 have sent harman/kardon a mail, but im bidding on...
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    How to control my TV and home theater with same remote

    I have Harman Kardon SB16 sound bar and swoofer which didn't come with a remote. How can l connect it to my LG TV with model number 47LG50-UA and be able to control both with the TV remote
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    Help with surround sound

    Hey, I bought a junk system and am trying to salvage some dignity. It's a Harmon (not to be confused with Harman-Kardon) hk3700. All the speakers have signal and sound supprisinly good except the sub. It just sits there and hums. Any suggestions. Btw the sub is part of the reciever. Does anyone...
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    how to hook up an old harman kardon pm640 amplifier and tuner to new sony surround sound system and samsung tv

    I have a harman kardon pm640 amplifier and tuner which i want to connect to anew sony surround system and a samsung tv. I have an hdmi cable to connect to surround sound system but I cant get the amplifier or tuner working ;(
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    how to connect AVR to my LG smart tv

    Hello, How can I connect my Harman Kardon CP15 (AVR135) to my LG smart tv model 60UH6030 for audio surround? Can anyone assist? Thank you..
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    Help connecting my surround system to my blu-ray and smart tv

    Hello Everyone, I have an older (2004) harman/kardon avr130 reciever that im trying to set up with my Magnavox blu-ray player (model no. NB500MG9) and Vizio Smart TV (model no. E601i-A3). This is my first home theater set up and I have watched all the videos and read all the manuals I could find...
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    How to hook up a new Samsung TVs to my Harman Kardon receiver from early "80"s

    How to hook up a new Samsung TVs to my Harman Kardon receiver from early "80"s.
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    iTunes won't play through speaker.

    Hi there World Wide Web! I have a computer/speaker problem. When I connect my speaker to my computer (using Bluetooth) no sound comes through the speaker when I play music from my iTunes library. It however works fine if I watch HBO, Netflix, YouTube and whatever else. It's ONLY when using...
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    a Harman kardon aura on pc

    my brother just gift me a Harman Kardon Aura and i intend to make it as PC speaker but for some reason when i use the AUX port, the speaker seem to take a short moment to boot up the sound and sometimes strangely mute randomly for a few second (All other connection Bluetooth,wireless work very...
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    No Stereo Sound

    I have a older Harman/Kardon AVR10 receiver which only has audio plug ins and want to hook up my Minix which has HDMI connection is their anyway to make this work?
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    How would i go about getting my 5.1 surround sound setup working with my PC?

    I recently bought HK16 surround sound speakers and it turns out they use AV cables. Would i have to buy an AV reciever? if so how would i go about setting that up with my PC?
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    I got a new Samsung ks8000 tv and a old Harman Kardon avr340.

    Optical hooked up for sound but the on screen display to adjust settings only has rca output to monitor . hdmi and usb only on tv. what can I do?
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    Can I play music from my phone(samsung note5) on two the same brand bluetooth speakers (harman kardon aura)in the same room wi

    looking for advice with my harman kardon bluetooth speakers please
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    Samsung JU7500 Harman Kardon AVR161s ARC connection problem

    Hello guys. I connected my Harman Kardon avr161s home theater system to my samsung ju7500 smart tv through arc hdmi. Although i set hdmi as audio output on my tv, it cannot locate avr at anynet+ search. I cannot get the sound through my home theater system. Please help.
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    How to connect a harman kardon avr230 receiver to a onkyo av receiver htr560 and use them both as one big receiver

    How to use the 2 receivers as one big receiver And
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    Connect Harman Kardon AV receiver to LG tv to DirecTv DVR using HDMI ARC

    [/b]Hello All. I'm seeking advice and instruction as to how best to set up my 5.1 home theatre/surround sound system. I have a Harman Kardon AV receiver, Harman Kardon speakers/powered sub-woofer, and an LG HDTV whose tv signal comes from DirecTv HD DVR, (genie). The AVR has an hdmi ARC...
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    Toshiba powerjack switching

    Can I use the power jack from Toshiba Satellite Harman/kardon and switch to a Toshiba Satellite L650?
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    harman kardon soundsticks iii subwoofer to Receiver connection

    I have a Sony str-dn 850 receiver with surround speakers connected but no subwoofer. I do have some harman kardon soundsticks iii's which come with their own subwoofer. Is there a way to connect just the subwoofer to my receiver? Was concidering some options before I buy a separate subwoofer...
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    coaxial to HDMI out out in Harman Kardon

    Dear freinds I have connected old DVD player out put to Harmon using Coaxial cable.sound is working but not picture out put. Pls help me shabeer
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    Wanting to use a Onkyo receiver with Harman Kardon Speakers

    I was wondering if I could pair these speakers with this amp. speakers- Harman Kardon HKTS 9 receiver-Onkyo HT-R2295
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    please help me choose a speaker replacement

    good day everyone, i wanna ask a couple of question regarding my speaker so my current speaker is Harman Kardon's Soundstick III ( i believe, since i lost the box. i googled it up and it looks identical to my current speaker ). I bought this speaker somewhere between 2005-2006. And this...
  45. M

    Computer speaker. How to choose?

    Hi, guys! I can't live without music and I want to buy a powerful computer speaker. Can anyone help me to choose a computer speaker? My budget is about 160$. I read a nice review, but I'm not sure which to choose. I like Logitech Z906 Surround Sound PC Speaker System but it's very expensive for...
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    Audio Receiver died, connect Active Sub + 2 Speakers to Sound Blaster ZxR?

    Hey guys, my Harman Kardon HS100 just died on me and now im left with the Harman Kardon HKTS 7 Speakers that where connected to it. i have a sound blaster zxr sound card. Is it possible to connect the sub and 2 speakers ( front l/r) to the soundcard without an additional receiver? ive been...
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    Harman Kardon HKTS-15 or Energy 5.1 Take

    I'm trying to decide which system is a better choice, like which one has a better sub and what not. What do you think?
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    Getting inferior sound when playing music from pc than directly from my receiver

    I recently bought a Harman Kardon home sorround sound system (http://eu.harmankardon.com/harman-kardon-product-support-detail-eu/hk-bds-880230-b2.html) and it has the ability to use youtube directly from the receiver and while doing so i get some great audio from the system. But when I play the...
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    how do you buy a home theater receiver?

    So I have a Harman Kardon HKTS home theater sound system and I am trying to get a receiver for it. I have extremely limited experience in audio hookups of any kind. My budget for a receiver is $85. The HKTS 20 that I have is 120w for each satellite and 200w for the sub (that has an amp of its...
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    Budget home theater receiver needed

    So I recently purchased the harman kardon hkts 16bq home theater system and It didn't come ith a receiver. I know absolutely nothing about home audio equipment. So I need a receiver that at least has hdmi, is preferrably black, and will work with the 600W harman kardon hkts 16 bq system. Please...
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    Hello, I have a harman/kardon cdr 20 cd burner. Need some help with firmewire if there is one !?

    Hello, I have a harman/kardon cdr 20 cd burner. I am looking for some help ! Is there a update software ? My e.mail <removed by moderator> Many thanks
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    Satellite speakers stop playing

    After a while my satellite speakers stop working and the only sound comes from my subwoofer. I have a Harman Kardon HS500. Can Someone please help me?
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    Harman Kardon Soundsticks III connection to multiple sources

    Hi! I have purchased some Harman Kardon Soundsticks iii's and I wanted to connect it to my Sharp 50" tv and to a Miccus mini bluetooth adapter so that I can play music wirelessly from my android phone. The speaker system only has 1x 3.5mm jack input. Can I just use a standard 3.5mm splitter (2...
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    Avr to laptop

    Hi, i have Harman Kardon avr635, and would like to connect it to my macbook, what cables do i need ? Thanks
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    need to install an external microphone to my toshiba laptop

    how to install an external microphone on toshiba laptop,,,harman/kardon toshiba
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    Harman Kardon BDS 270 Auto-swaps to HDMI 2 when powering on

    Hello everyone, My Harman Kardon BDS 270 Automatically swaps to HDMI 2 channel when I power it on. I connected it through HDMI ARC. When i already have my TV powered on, and then power on my BDS 270 it swaps to the HDMI 2 Channel. Does anyone know how to turn it off? And the TV is a Samsung...
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    Mcintosh MC2105, Harman Kardon AVR 520, JBL Venue Sub12, and JBL L112 Left/Right speakers

    I've read the instruction manuals for all of these audio equipment and i really have no clue what gets hooked up to what for best sound. I dont want to cause an electric short or fry any of these things. Please help me out
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    5.1 Surround from 3.5mm stereo jack?

    I have a Harman/Kardon AVR 1565 5.1 receiver, and an HP Pavilion s5610f (I resurrected from a bloodhound) that can output true 5.1 from its ALC662-VC1 integrated audio. It does not however, have output for Coaxial and Optical. And I heard that even if any unit ala Blu-ray, DVD player, or Game...
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    using old stero receiver for sound

    Have a Harman/kardon Avr 20 II stero receiver, no HDMI, and only composite cables (red, white and yellow). Currently connected to TV, satellite dish, CD player, and older blu-Ray player. Just bought new blu-Ray player, which is HDMI, and no composite cable "ports". When I connect the new blu-Ray...
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    Laptop -> hifi setup, audio quality advice wanted

    Hi all, I'm playing music from a laptop through a hifi. It sounds terrible - much worse than if I burn the same MP3 files to a CD and play them from the CD player that came with the hifi. Sounds blurry and unclear as if you put the speakers inside a box and listened to the sound coming out. I'm...