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About this product
In addition to a pair of 120-watt-per-channel, ultrawide-bandwidth amplifiers, the HK 3490 stereo A/V receiver features a full-function FM/AM/XM®-ready tuner, phono pre-amplifier and three composite-video inputs – including one on the front panel for easy connection to gaming consoles and portable audio players. Then there’s the flock of multichannel extras, including Dolby® Virtual Speaker technology, dual subwoofer outputs, video switching and digital-audio inputs. Using a signature Harman Kardon® technology, the unit’s high-current power amplifiers deliver all the subtleties of a musical performance, whether reproduced from a CD, a video source or your favorite MP3 player.
Warranty: 1 Year Electronic
Model: HK 3490
1. Can the HK 3490 handle a pair of 6 ohm speakers?
The HK 3490 can handle a pair of 4, 6 or 8 ohm speakers. If you connect more than a pair (2 speakers), each speaker needs to be 8 ohms. You can only connect up to 4 speakers (8 ohms). If connecting more than 4 speaker’s total, you will need to purchase an impedance matching speaker box.
2. How do I connect a phono pre-amp?
The HK 3490 already has built in phono inputs. A phono pre-amp is not necessary.
3. What DAC’s are used in the HK 3490?
The HK 3490 uses a single AK4589VQ for the ADC and DAC.
4. How do you change the input to optical or coaxial?
First, make sure you connected your device (CD player, DVD player, etc.) to the optical or coaxial input on the back of the HK 3490. The, press and hold the front-panel Source Selector and simultaneously press the T-Mon Selector to change the audio input as follows: Analog, Optical, Coaxial.
Your HK 3490 may currently be in-warranty.
Your model might be eligible for direct factory exchange under our warranty program. If so, and if you purchased your product online or from an authorized local retailer, you may use this form to request an exchange. Purchases made from an unauthorized dealer will not be eligible for exchange. Products out of warranty need to be serviced by a Harman Kardon-approved service center.
Products under warranty may qualify for an exchange with a valid receipt.
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|Power Requirement||AC 120V/60Hz|
|Detachable IEC Power Cord||382|
|Power Consumption (full power/idle)||<1W standby, 310W maximum (both channels driven)|
|Input Sensitivity/Impedance||Linear (High-Level): 200mV/47k ohms|
|Signal-to-noise Ratio (IHF-A)||95dB|
|High Instantaneous Current Capability||±45 Amps|
|Frequency Range||87.5 – 108.0MHz|
|Usable Sensitivity||IHF 1.3µV/13.5dBf|
|Stereo Seperation||40dB @ 1kHz|
|Video Frequency Response||10Hz – 10MHz|
|USA Warranty Length||1 Year Electronic|