A potential consumer is met with multiple issues when deciding to buy a receiver. In this review of one of the devices, we will attempt to answer all of these questions - Harman Kardon HK 3700. This model received a ranking of 4.8 out of 10 during our review. The overall rating is too low, we would not recommend choosing this receiver. The public met this model in 2014. One of the key characteristics of the model is an amplifier with 2.0 channels.
Harman Kardon HK 3700 Pros
- ✔Bluetooth is now one of the key wireless communication protocols. In AV receivers, it is used for audio signal transmission or remote control. And it is in the model under review that Bluetooth support is implemented.
- ✔The presence of a USB port allows the receiver to play content from external media.
- ✔DLNA is a feature that gives the receiver the ability to transmit and receive various media content over the home network, as well as display it in real time.
- ✔Like any modern receiver, HK 3700 has a Phono (MM) input for connecting a phonograph or turntable.
- ✔When using the HK 3700, it is possible to switch between the main and additional set of speakers - speaker A/B switching.
Harman Kardon HK 3700 Cons
- ✖The receiver has not a function of wireless connection to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
- ✖Dolby Atmos technology has not been included.
- ✖Can not manage the DTS:X surround format.
- ✖Does not support for HDR.
- ✖4K pass-through support is not implemented.
- ✖HDMI ARC function not implemented.
- ✖HDMI eARC function not implemented.
- ✖The manufacturer does not claim support for HDMI CEC.
- ✖It is not possible to use the HDMI pass-through in standby mode, which could allow the TV to receive the original signal from the source even when the receiver is turned off.
- ✖AirPlay is not supported.
- ✖Harman Kardon HK 3700 is unable to use Amazon Music.
- ✖Spotify music is not supported.
- ✖There is no voice control function.
- ✖Does not have an automatic power-off when idle.
- ✖Energy-saving ECO mode is not implemented.
- ✖Bi-amping is not available.
- ✖Does not have Pure Direct mode.
- ✖The Harman Kardon HK 3700 can not use the auto speaker calibration.