Harman-Kardon AVR 355 Stereo Receiver User Manual

Safety Information
Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby
Digital EX and Dolby Pro Logic*II and
IIx Decoding, and the full suite of DTS
modes, including DTS-HD Master Audio,
6.1 Discrete &
Matrix and Neo:6
Seven channels of high-current amplifi-
cation with two channels assignable to
either surround back or multiroom
Harman Kardon’s exclusive Logic 7
processing, along with a choice of
Dolby Virtual Speaker processing for
use when only two speakers are
Dolby Headphone to create spacious,
open sound fields when using head-
Harman Kardon’s advanced EzSet/EQ
automatically configures speaker set-
tings and sets room equalization for
quick, easy and accurate system setup
HDMI with audio/video processing,
upscaling to 720p/1080p and repeater
for increased cable length without sig-
nal degradation
Three HDMI
1.3a and three (two on
AVR 255) assignable high-bandwidth
analog component inputs for compati-
bility with the latest high-definition
video sources
Front panel analog A/V inputs
Front panel digital inputs for easy con-
nection to portable digital devices and
the latest video game consoles
Connects to Harman Kardon’s
(optional) for charging, playback and
control of a compatible Apple
device (AVR 355 only)
Input titling for all input sources
(except tuner)
Multiple digital inputs and outputs
Full-color, high-definition, multi-lan-
guage On-screen menu and display sys-
A/V Sync delay adjustable for each
input delivers perfect lip sync with
digital programs or video displays
6-Channel/8-Channel Direct Input for
Use with Future Audio Formats
Extensive bass management options,
including four separate crossover
Extensive multiroom options, including
a standard Zone II remote, assignable
amplifier channels and A-BUS Ready
capability for listening to a separate
source in a remote zone (AVR 355 only)
Main Remote with Internal Codes
mportant Safety Instructions
Please read the following precau-
tions before use:
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with a dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install
in accordance with the manufacturer’s
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or grounding-type plug.A polarized
plug has two blades with one wider than the
other.A grounding-type plug has two blades
and a third grounding prong.The wide blade
or the third prong is provided for your safety.
If the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement
of the obsolete outlet.
10.Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles and the point where they exit
from the apparatus.
11.Only use attachments/accessories specified
by the manufacturer.
12.Use only with the cart,stand, tripod, bracket
or table specified by the manufacturer or sold
with the apparatus.When a cart is
used, use caution when moving the
cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
13.Unplug this apparatus during lightning
storms or when unused for long periods of
14.Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way,
such as power supply cord or plug is
damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus
has been exposed to rain or moisture, does
not operate normally, or has been dropped.
15.Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or
splashing and ensure that no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, are placed on the
16.To completely disconnect this apparatus from
the AC Mains, disconnect the power supply
cord plug from the AC receptacle.
17.The mains plug of the power supply cord
shall remain readily operable.
18.Do not expose batteries to excessive heat
such assunshine, fire or the like.