|2008-05-29, 12:06 PM||#1|
Join Date: Dec 2001
Harmon Kardon AVR154 / AVR254 / AVR354 annnounced
Harman Kardon, Inc., announced today the introduction of its 7.1-channel AVR 354 and AVR 254 and its 5.1-channel AVR 154 audio/video receivers.
The new 7.1-channel A/V receivers offer expanded features, flexibility and connectivity options, including HDMI 1.3a capability, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding, a groundbreaking graphical on-screen menu system, an improved iPod interface using The Bridge II docking station for iPod from Harman Kardon (AVR 354 only), and many additional enhancements. A
The multichannel receivers all offer HDMI 1.3a functionality, and pass video signals to 1080p. In addition, the AVR 354 and AVR 254 incorporate an exclusive high-definition full-color on-screen menu system that guides users in setting up their home entertainment system. Other features (depending on the model) include, 1080p video upscaling; Deep Color compatibility; EzSet/EQ™ automated system calibration; multiroom operation; and more.
Suggested U.S. retail pricing for the receivers is as follows: AVR 354, $899; AVR 254, $649; AVR 154, $399 (available late spring 2008)