Harman Kardon has announced 2 new home theater receivers for 2013, the Harman Kardon AVR 2700 and the Harman Kardon AVR 3700. Both receivers feature Harman Kardon’s high-current, ultrawide bandwidth amplifier design as well as (8) 3D HDMI inputs. Appearance wise the 2700 and 3700 both have Harman Kardon’s signature 2-toned look. Like most receivers available today, an app is available for download that allows you to control many of the functions of the receiver thru you iOS or Android device. The Harman Kardon 3700 finally incorporates a feature that many consumers have been asking for in recent years, built-in WiFi. The Harman Kardon 3700 joins the Onkyo 626 and 727 as one of the few a/v receivers on the market today that feature built-in WiFi.

Harman Kardon 2700

Harman Kardon AVR 2700

Harman Kardon 2700

The 7.1 channel Harman Kardon 2700 boasts 100 watts of power per channel and as mentioned above includes 8 HDMI – 3D capable inputs. It also supports Audio Return, Dolby Volume and EZSet/EQ technology. Like most modern receivers it’s DLNA certified. The Harman Kardon AVR 2700 is also AirPlay compatible and supports Dolby and DTS Hi-Def audio formats. For those of you looking for future proof technology, the 2700 also offers 4K pass through as well as upscaling. The MSRP for the Harman Kardon 2700 is $799.95.


Harmon Kardon 3700

Harman Kardon AVR 3700

Harman Kardon 3700

Like it’s little brother above, the 7.2 channel Harman Kardon 3700 also has 8 HDMI – 3D compatible inputs, however it boasts 125 watts per channel. The 3700 also incorporates a feature than many consumers have been clamoring for – built-in-WiFi. The rest of the Harman Kardon AVR 3700’s features mirrors those of the 2700, AirPlay, Dolby and DTS Hi-Def audio, Audio Return channel, DLNA certified, and 4K passthrough and upscaling. One additional thing that does separate the 3700 from 2700 is it’s expanded multi-zone support. The Harman Kardon 3700 comes with 2 HDMI outputs and full preamp outputs which allow for use of external power amplifiers. The MSRP for the Harman Kardon 3700 is $995.95

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