Harman Kardon AVR 235 A/V Receivers

5/5 (10 Reviews) MSRP : $340.00


Product Description

  • Dolby Pro Logic I and II: 40dB
  • Dolby Digital: 55dB
  • DTS: 55dB
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: Mono/Stereo 70/68dB


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by budman a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: January 1, 2009

Bottom Line:   
my harman / kradon avr 235 audio video home receiver mint!!!!! i love it"sgot all the feters you want in one and all you need!!! you will love it to do you love moves i do wen i watch a movie in real surround sound i use the optical digital or coaxial digital from my dvdplayer to the harman/kardon avr 235 "s optical or coaxial it alot beter then analog i dont do analog you will missout on the best !!clarity high quality clear sound iv got paradigm" cinema ct"s the ultimate in sound for music and home theater to day so get your harman/kardon audio/video receiver power for the digital revolution so use optical or coaxial it sound like your in the movie freken sweet !!!!you wont konw wear the sound is coming form in dolby digital 7.1 chnnel when the avr235 is in dolby digital mode is selected there are additional settings available for the night mode the night mode is a feature of dolby digital that preserves the dynamic range and full intelligibility of a movie soundtrack while reducing the peak level. this prevents abruptly loud transitions from disturbing others, without reducing the sonic impact of a digital source the night mode is only available when specially encoded dolby digital signals are played is that freken!!!!!!!! sweet ?? or whut

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2005

Price Paid:    $763.00

Purchased At:   krazy krazy



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Blainethemono a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: May 6, 2006

Bottom Line:   
I used to sell HK car amplifiers years ago. One thing cool about the HK amps was their reserve power capacity. They were ALWAYS underrated, power wise. That measly HK 260, 2 by 30 amplifier, with its HEYUUGE heat sink, (supplied with enough current), would hold its own with amps twice its rating. Its CONTINUOUS power folks, NOT peak power. RMS RULES.....

I ran a Phillips 795 receiver for about 2 years, and it never could drive my Polk LSi-15s to my satisfaction. It would clip out.

Enter the AVR 235.

WOAH!!!!

I have pissed my nieghbors off on more then 1 occasion.....

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Used product for:   3 Months to 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2005

Price Paid:    $385.00

Purchased At:   Video Only USA



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by accastil a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: February 23, 2006

Bottom Line:   
balanced sound. massive punch. lots of power. aesthetically beautiful

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2005

Price Paid:    $540.00

Purchased At:   SM city



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by GVR a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: November 21, 2005

Bottom Line:   
After 7 years of running with a Yamaha AX895 integrated amp and DSPE492 processor i wanted to upgrade. I mainly listen in stereo audio but wanted some of the new processing of the AV amps for music DVD's and movies. After listening to some AV amps in 2 channel stereo they just didn't compare with my old Yamaha. I decided to go with a Yamaha RXV-657 and use my integrated as a power amp.
I went to a friend of mine and hooked it up and it sounded terrible in stereo mode. We then connected his Sunfire amp on the pre-outs but it was still not good. His Denon 3805 alone sounded better. I returned it the next day and bought the HK 235. What a difference ! just the sound that i was looking for. I connected it to my NAD C272 that i bought the same day and it is perfect. I can describe the sound as open. Not to bright and defenitely not dull or hollow like the Yamaha. Very impressed with the HK and very dissapointed with the new Yammies.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2005

Price Paid:    $850.00

Purchased At:   HiFi Installations



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by point_and_shoot a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: September 30, 2005

Bottom Line:   
I had a wierd opportunity to get this receiver. The situation is too long to explain here but I was using a Denon 1804 just prior to this receiver. When I unpacked the Harman Kardon and hooked it up I was completely amazed. My previous receiver was rated at 90 wpc and this one was only rated at 50 wpc. The odd thing is that the Harman BLOWS away my previous receiver. Even better, it does this for (I paid less) less money! I could not be more happy. In addition this receiver looks better than anything on the market in my opinion.

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Used product for:   Less than 1 month

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2005

Price Paid:    $243.00

Purchased At:   Ebay




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used avr 235

yes people if your looking for a used harmon/kardon avr -235 i have on listed on ebay. let me tell you this reciever rocks. if your looking for an up grade this one will do. i want this to go to a person who understands what there getting. i'm looking to recieve around $200, plus shipping, now under ... Read More »

Rear speakers going "on and off" when playing through iPod & HK AVR 235

Hi, The speakers aren't actually going on and off but they will flucuate between totally on and that rear speaker distant sound. Sometimes I'll turn on the ipod and it'll seem fine and then the back speakers will just kick in and you hear what you've been missing. I will then go back on the ipod ... Read More »

HK AVR-235 versus Marantz SR5500

Hi guys, I'm still in doubt which reciever to get. I know they're kinda old models now, but I rather pay less than get the latest features you don't use anyway. So I am considering one of these two options. I'm also wondering how these two measure up to the AVR-135 and SR4500 sound quality wise. I ... Read More »

Harman Kardon AVR-235 question

I hooked up my Harman Kardon AVR-235 receiver last night. I have my DVD Player (Cyberhome DVR 1600), Cable box (Motorola 6412 from Comcast Cable) and my XBOX connected to it. I also have an S-Video cable going from Monitor connector at the back of the receiver to my TV set. I can get audio worki ... Read More »

Harman Kardon AVR 235 7.1 Receiver and 6.1 system

I am thinking of pairing the Harman Kardon AVR 235 7.1 with the Hsu Research VT-12 6.1 system (you buy the sub separetly). Will the receiver "do" a 6.1 speaker setup even though it is a 7.1 one? I am a newbie and have just spent a lot of time online so any input is appreciated very much.Read More »

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