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It is the most basic Harman/Kardon model that includes video upscaling, to 720p, as well as full 1080p HD capabilities.

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Pros

stereo separation is very good, each channel independently amplified

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bass is clean, detailed and punchy

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bright and distinct high-end range

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loud volume output to each channel

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clear and robust mids that are well-defined

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Cons

entry-level users will often be stuck without any audio on a DVD until they learn which buttons to push

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takes some time to learn how to operate it properly to take full advantage of the features

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The Harman/Kardon AVR247 is an entry-level A/V receiver with HD capabilities, and is the most basic Harman/Kardon model that includes video upscaling, to 720p, as well as full 1080p HD capabilities. It has 7 channels, each with a power output of 50W. There are It also has an AM/FM radio tuner with presets, and XM radio compatibility as well. It is compatible with Dolby Digital, Dolby DTS ES and Dolby Prologic Ix, as well as Logic 7. The AVR247 has numerous A/V in and outputs, including 2 HDMI inputs and 1 HDMI output and coaxial and optical audio in and out. Its audio processing capabilities include a 24-bit DAC and 192kHz sampling rate. It is designed for home theatre use.

Features
  • Released April 2007
  • 50W x 7 channels
  • Video upscaling to 720p
  • 1080p HD compatible
  • 2x HDMI Input, 1x HDMI output
  • AM/FM tuner, XM capabilities
  • Dolby Digital, DOlby DTS ES, Dolby Prologic Ix, Logic 7
  • Rear inputs: RCA x 2,  Digital Coaxial x 2,  Digital Optical x 2, Composite Video x 4, S-Video x 4,  Component x 3
  • Rear outputs: RCA x 2,  Digital Coaxial x 1, Digital Optical x 1, Composite Video x 1, S-Video x 1, Component x 2
  • Front connections: Coaxial x 1, Composite x 1, Headphones x 1, Optical x 1, S-Video x 1, Analog Audio x 1
  • 24-bit DAC, 192kHz xampling rate
  • 10Hz - 130kHz frequency response
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Anonymous
07/26/2012 05:40

no it's not ... I believe 3d requires hdmi 1.4 technology which this avr doesn't have.

Scott
07/29/2011 10:04

Is the Harmon kardon avr 247 compatible with 3d.? I have a 3d tv and bluray but it's Not working

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