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Harman Kardon BDS 2 Blu-ray Player/AV Receiver


Harman introduced the BDS 2, a sleek, 2.1-channel A/V receiver designed for the budget-conscious consumer by blending a Blu-ray Disc player, digital amplifier and Dolby Virtual Speaker into a virtual surround-sound system. Delivering the highest-resolution picture and sound quality possible thanks to an HDMI 1.3a output, the BDS 2 is simple to use, offering a preprogrammed remote control and intuitive on-screen menu to get you up and running with ease.

Because it has built-in Dolby Virtual Speaker technology, the 2.1-channel BDS 2 digital receiver is able to create a virtual 5.1-channel surround-sound experience for multiple listeners — from only two speakers. This is a tremendous plus, given that not every room has enough space for the six speakers needed to accommodate true 5.1-channel surround sound.

The BDS 2 is bundled together with the harman kardon BDS 400 and BDS 300 home theater systems. When you buy the BDS 2 together with a 360-degree surround-sound speaker system and powerful 200-watt subwoofer, your BDS 2 can fulfill its great potential — right out of the box.

Harman Kardon BDS 2 A/V Receiver


  • Sleek, modern 2.1-channel A/V receiver
  • Dolby Virtual Speaker for virtual surround sound
  • HDMI 1.3a output
  • Front-panel USB port
  • Easy-to-use, preprogrammed learning remote control
  • Digital amplifier
  • Extensive connectivity
  • Dot-matrix information display
  • Heavy-duty, gold-plated, binding-post speaker connectors
  • Intuitive playlist function
  • Simplified system upgrades
  • Headphone jack with HARMAN Headphone mode

Price and Availability
The Harman Kardon BDS 2 A/V (2.1-channel) Receiver/Blu-ray Player can be purchased for $699.

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