AVR 1700

Features

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5.1-channel sound at 100 watts per channel

Harman Kardon engineers have built the AVR 1700 audio/video receiver for a premium home theater experience, with the ability to fill the air with astonishing sound at 100 watts per channel. Speaking of the channels: With 5.1 of them, plus connections for a subwoofer, the AVR 1700 immerses you in a true surround-sound environment.

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DLNA 1.5 certified connectivity

Hear your networked media sources as never before in pitch-perfect surround sound. DLNA 1.5 enables the AVR 1700 to stream audio from compatible devices onto your home network via Ethernet connection, allowing you to enjoy them at a quality that you would not have thought possible.

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HARMAN Media Manager (available as a free download)

This free, downloadable software enables your AVR 1700 to enjoy DLNA compatibility with your Mac OS devices or older versions of the Windows® operating system. And it helps organize and clean up the cover art on your music files, regardless of your computer type.

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AirPlay

Hear how truly amazing your streaming music can sound. AirPlay allows you to stream music wirelessly from your iOS® devices and from the iTunes service through your AVR 1700 for superb sound.

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EzSet/EQ calibration

The Harman Kardon EzSet/EQ system automatically sets key system parameters and fine-tunes the AVR 1700’s sound to your specific listening room with the press of a few buttons.

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USB port for music-file playback and system upgrades

Your AVR 1700 doesn’t need a docking station. Instead, its front-panel USB port allows an easy-access connection point for any iOS devices. It even lets you access music stored on a flash drive. Furthermore, the included AVR remote gives you a convenient way to control any connected device.

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vTuner Internet radio

Enjoy your favorite radio stations, podcasts and Internet-only programming from around the globe in outstanding surround sound on your AVR 1700. vTuner® Internet radio gives you quick, easy access to your favorite online stations.

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Control through your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet

A free, downloadable app allows you to transform your smartphone or tablet into an easy-to-use remote control. Compatible with most iOS and Android™ devices, this high-definition graphical user interface gives you full control of your AVR 1700 and all its connected media through the convenience of your favorite portable device.

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HDMI inputs with 3D and Deep Color

3D movies play as vividly and realistically in your home as they would in a movie theater, thanks to the AVR 1700’s advanced HDMI connectivity. Experience everything from a 3D TV to a 3D Blu-ray Disc recording with an astonishing level of realism.

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Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding

Hear films on your AVR 1700 the way the filmmakers intended you to hear them – no matter which spot you get on the couch. Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ decoding create an immersive, high-resolution sound environment that matches the high-resolution HDMI video from HD sources such as Blu-ray Disc recordings.

Specs & Downloads

Item# AVR 1700

Description

Powerful and versatile yet easy to use.

You don’t live in a mansion – yet. Still, that’s no reason for you not to enjoy the same level of home entertainment as a person who does. We’ve designed the Harman Kardon® AVR 1700 audio/video receiver to handle a remarkable number of high-definition sources and to output audio at levels that will blow your mind yet not blow out your windows. Six HDMI® inputs ensure connectivity to all your DVD, HDTV, Blu-ray Disc™ and video-game sources, while built-in AirPlay and DLNA® 1.5 certified connectivity enable you to play almost every file from compatible computers, tablets and mobile devices – with quality that you wouldn’t have thought was possible. To top it all off, a remote control, intuitive menu system and available mobile app make operation and setup easy for a device this advanced. With the power reserve of a 100-watt-per-channel amplifier, this receiver will not only fill your room with crisp, clear Harman Kardon sound but also make you feel as though you are in a recording studio, movie theater or concert hall while your favorite entertainers are at work.

General Specifications

Multichannel Power (all channels driven)
95W per channel, two channels driven @ 8 ohms, 20Hz – 20kHz, less than 0.07% THD
Power Consumption (full power/idle)
260W
Transient intermodulation distortion (TIM):
Unmeasurable

Audio Specifications

Surround system adjacent-channel separation:
Dolby Pro Logic/PLII: 40dB Dolby Digital: 55dB DTS: 55dB
Output Level/Impedence (ohm)
1Vp-p/75 ohms
Distortion (Mono/Stereo)
0.2%/0.3%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (dB)
38dB
Frequency Range (MHz)
87.5 – 108.0MHz
Usable Sensitivity (IHF)
1.3?V/13.2dBf
Selectivity (±400kHz):
70dB
Frequency Range (kHz)
520kHz – 1720kHz
High Instantaneous Current Capability
±34 amps
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Mono/Stereo dB)
70dB/68dB
Stereo Separation @ 1kHz (dB)
40dB @ 1kHz
Input Sensitivity/Impedence
250mV/27k ohms
Signal-to-noise Ratio (IHF-A) (dB)
100dB
Distortion (1kHz, 50% mod):
1.00%
Input Level/Impedence (ohm)
1Vp-p/75 ohms
Usable Sensitivity (Loop)
500?V
Stereo Power
100W per channel, two channels driven @6/8 ohms, 1kHz, less than 1.0% THD
Selectivity (±10kHz):
70dB
Frequency Response
10Hz – 100kHz

System Specifications

Power Requirement
120V AC/60Hz

Dimensions

Depth (mm)
350mm
Height (in)
6-1/2" inches
Width (in)
17-5/16" inches
Width (mm)
440 mm
Depth (in)
13-13/16" inches
Weight(kg)
12.8 lb
Height (mm)
165mm

Video Specifications

Video Frequency Response (Component Video)
10Hz – 8MHz (–3dB)
IF Rejection (dB)
80dB
Image Rejection (dB)
80dB
Television Format
NTSC

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