Results 1 to 10 of 10
  1. #1
    AR Newbie Registered Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    4

    HARMON/KARDON Avr300...$150.00 Canadian...is it worth it??..please helppp!!!

    Hi all....I have a chance to buy this HK ...$150.00 Canadian.....in good shape....I have Kef speakers to run her thru.....is it worth it...my budget is limited so thats why I`m looking at this HK. thanks...

  2. #2
    Rob_a rob_a's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Yucaipa
    Posts
    232

    re

    Me personally, I would pass. If this amp was going to be in a spare room or second system then maybe. But for your speaker, this amp won’t do any justice for them.
    HT system:
    Marantz SR7001 receiver
    Emotiva UPA-2 Amplifier
    Adcom GDV-870 DVD-A/CD player
    Yamaha S1800 DVD/SACD player
    Panasonic DMP-BD60K blu Ray player
    PSB Image series speakes s/s
    Dayton RSS210HF 8" reference sub
    Hitachi 46" HD projector screen

  3. #3
    AR Newbie Registered Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    4

    dont know what to do!!

    Hey....thanks for the advice.....since my budget is small....it may be my only choice....alot of newer stuff in my budget range can`t by even as good as an older HK??...

    thanks again
    frank.

  4. #4
    Rob_a rob_a's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Yucaipa
    Posts
    232
    if you have to go cheap, please look at Onkyo, Yamaha, Panasonic, Marantz, Denon first. Their lower end stuff is still pretty cheap, I would look on Amazon, Ebay, or Craigslist for low prices. H/K's are seriously under powered and prone to having problems.
    HT system:
    Marantz SR7001 receiver
    Emotiva UPA-2 Amplifier
    Adcom GDV-870 DVD-A/CD player
    Yamaha S1800 DVD/SACD player
    Panasonic DMP-BD60K blu Ray player
    PSB Image series speakes s/s
    Dayton RSS210HF 8" reference sub
    Hitachi 46" HD projector screen

  5. #5
    Forum Regular winston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    mia fl
    Posts
    551
    Quote Originally Posted by frankieg
    Hi all....I have a chance to buy this HK ...$150.00 Canadian.....in good shape....I have Kef speakers to run her thru.....is it worth it...my budget is limited so thats why I`m looking at this HK. thanks...
    frankieg" keep in mind that the AVR-300 is <> 9-10 years old so it all depends how you plan to utilized it,

    however base on your question and your budget!! IMO if you are able to try it out before you purchase" then you be the Judge" and see if it can take you to next level!! good luck man, BTW have you try to browse the reviews on the AVR-300
    Chet Baker-Trumpet
    Pepper Adams-Baritone Sax
    Herbie Mann-Flute
    Bill Evans-Piano
    Paul Chambers-Bass & Connie Kay-Drums
    (....ALONE TOGETHER....) DEC. 30 1958
    produced by...Orrin Keepnews...

  6. #6
    AR Newbie Registered Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    4

    HK replys

    thanks for all the help guys...In Canada..we are sort of limited to ``good`` used equiptment....

    thanks again,
    frank

  7. #7
    _ Luvin Da Blues's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    _
    Posts
    2,020
    Quote Originally Posted by frankieg
    thanks for all the help guys...In Canada..we are sort of limited to ``good`` used equiptment....

    thanks again,
    frank
    Where ye be at Frank? Have you checked out CanuckMart? Seemes to be a decent place for used gear.
    Back in my day, we had nine planets.

  8. #8
    AR Newbie Registered Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    4

    canuckmart

    never checked there...I will thanks lots.

    frank

  9. #9
    Vinyl Fundamentalist Forums Moderator poppachubby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Analog Synagogue
    Posts
    4,396
    Yes check out Canuck Audio Mart, it's a poor man's Audiogon. My other suggestion is to check out Dakmart. They are an official seller of Denon FACTORY refurbished gear. They have warranties with most of their stuff, 1 year. Denon will guarantee their refurb "As Brand New".

    I'm not a big Denon fan, but my father in law is. It's done him good for some time. To get with the times, he upgraded his H/T system with a Denon AV integrated and a Denon DVD player. No issues as of yet.

    With your budget, you may be able to score a nice unit from Dakmart, however you may have to bump it up to $200. At Canuck AM, simply limit your search to your province, and "For Sale".

    Here's a couple for you, these have all the features you could want with tons of digital inputs and a 24b/192k or 24b/96k DAC...

    http://www.dakmart.com/Audio-Home-Au...duct_info.html

    http://www.dakmart.com/Audio-Home-Au...duct_info.html

  10. #10
    Forum Regular hifitommy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2001
    Location
    sylmar, ca. in beautiful so cal earthquake country
    Posts
    1,393

    HK amps are pretty durable

    http://www.audioreview.com/mfr/harma...2_2718crx.aspx

    it may not have some of the features that are relevant today but that seems to be a fraction of the original price.

    a new lesser powered one may be better, its hard for me to know your needs.
    ...regards...tr

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Latest AudioReview Articles

Hot Deals

Latest News

AudioReview on Facebook