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About this product
The AVR 2600 is designed to fulfill the requirements of the most discerning home theater enthusiast. This fully featured A/V receiver’s Faroudja DCDi Cinema™ processing dramatically improves standard-definition video, while its HDMI® inputs handle 3D with Deep Color. Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ decoding ensures compatibility with a variety of sources, including Blu-ray Disc™ media and music CDs. Logic 7® audio technology and seven 65-watt amplifier channels offer clean and accurate playback for both 5.1 and 7.1 surround-sound loudspeakers. The receiver also includes an on-screen interface and the ability to add a separate playback zone in another room.
Warranty: 1 Year Electronic & 5 Years Loudspeaker
Model: AVR 2600
The latest owner's manuals, quick start guides, and documents.
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Quick Start Guide
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Keeping your component up to speed with the latest software is the best way to maximize its capabilities and extend its lifespan. Below, you’ll find the latest system downloads and upgrades to help your Harman Kardon purchase stay in tune with peak performance.
AVR 2600 Software Upgrade
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Your AVR 2600 may currently be in-warranty.
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|Power Consumption (full power/idle)||120W idle, 1405W maximum|
|Transient intermodulation distortion (TIM):||Unmeasurable|
|Multichannel Power (all channels driven)||(Front L & R channels)- 65 Watts per channel @ <0.07% THD, 20Hz–20kHz into 8 ohms (Center channel)- 65 Watts @ <0.07% THD, 20Hz–20kHz into 8 ohms Surround (L & R Side, L & R Back) channels: (65 Watts per channel)- @ <0.07% THD, 20Hz–20kHz into 8 ohms|
|Power Requirement||AC 120V/60Hz|
|Frequency Response||10Hz –130kHz|
|Surround system adjacent-channel separation:||Pro Logic® I/II 40dB Dolby® Digital (AC-3) 55dB DTS® 55dB|
|High Instantaneous Current Capability||±60 Amps|
|Input Level/Impedence (ohm)||1Vp-p/75 ohms|
|Stereo Separation @ 1kHz (dB)||40dB @ 1kHz|
|Output Level/Impedence (ohm)||1Vp-p/75 ohms|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio (dB)||45dB|
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Mono/Stereo dB)||Mono/Stereo 70/68dB|
|Signal-to-noise Ratio (IHF-A) (dB)||100dB|
|Usable Sensitivity (Loop)||500?V|
|Frequency Range (kHz)||520–1720kHz|
|Input Sensitivity/Impedence||200mV/47k ohms|
|Distortion (1kHz, 50% mod):||1kHz, 50% Mod 0.8%|
|Stereo Power||65 Watts per channel, 20Hz–20kHz, @ <0.07% THD, both channels driven into 8 ohms|
|Frequency Range (MHz)||87.5–108.0MHz|
|Usable Sensitivity (IHF)||IHF 1.3?V/13.2dBf|
|HDMI Input / Output||4 Input / 1 Output|
|HDMI Version||Version 1.3a with 10-bit Deep Color|
|Video Frequency Response (Component Video)||10Hz–100MHz (–3dB)|
|IF Rejection (dB)||90dB|
|Image Rejection (dB)||80dB|
|USA Warranty Length||1 Year Electronic & 5 Years Loudspeaker|