Harman Kardon AVR 3600 vs. Harman Kardon AVR 3650


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Harman
Kardon AVR 3600

  • Suggested Price: $629.99
  • Release Date: July 2010

Harman
Kardon AVR 3650

  • Suggested Price: $999.99
  • Release Date: July 2011

Pros for buying the Harman Kardon AVR 3600:

+6
Multizone functionality
+5
Upgradable firmware via USB port
+4
Logic 7® processing
+4
Dolby® Volume technology
+3
Front USB input
+3
Quadruple bass crossover manager
+2
Multidevice, programmable/learning remote

Pros for buying the Harman Kardon AVR 3650:

+6
110 watts / channel
+5
Multizone audi functionality
+4
Upgradable firmware via USB port
+4
Front HDMI & USB input
+3
Logic 7® processing
+3
Dolby® Volume technology
+2
The Bridge IIIP iPod/iPhone connectivity
+2
GUI with screensaver
+1
Multidevice, programmable/learning remote
+1
FM stereo/AM tuner

Cons against buying the Harman Kardon AVR 3600:

+5
Not a network receiver
+5
1 year warranty
+4
No front HDMI input
+2
The Bridge IIIP not included
+2
No AirPlay support

Cons against buying the Harman Kardon AVR 3650:

+6
1 year warranty
+5
No WiFi adapter available
+4
Bluetooth adapter not included
+3
The Bridge IIIP not included

Specifications

Audio Decoding True HD, DD Plus, PLII, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Processing Harman Kardon EzSet/EQ system
Channels 7.1
HDMI 4 inputs (4 back, 0 front), 1 output
Network No
Power 85 watts / ch (8 ohms, 20-20kHz, 2 ch driven)
Smart Control No
THX Certified No
Video Upscaling 1080p

Specifications

Audio Decoding True HD, DD Plus, PLIIx, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Processing Harman Kardon EzSet/EQ system
Channels 7.1
HDMI 6 inputs (5 back, 1 front), 1 output
Network Ethernet, AirPlay, DLNA + Bluetooth adapter
Power 110 watts / ch (8 ohms, 20-20kHz, 2 ch driven)
Smart Control Harman Kardon App iPhone/iPad/Android/
THX Certified No
Video Upscaling 1080p

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  • Release Date: June 2010

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