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      09.04.2015 17:15
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      03.04.2008 21:44

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      The Harman Kardon AVI 100 is a 10+ year old surround amplifier (no tuner). Approximately 5 x 30 watts. The reason why I love this old piece of equipment? It has an ear for music. I recently bought a Yamaha sorround receiver, plenty of power (6x95watts), but unable to play music unfortunatly. Well, I did not give this info to the person who bought it. In addition to its musicality, it is a perfect match to any pc. Plug it in to the sound card, add good speakers and a active sub woofer, and you are all set for a nice movie experience. It is dwarfed by the newer Harman Kardon receivers, but for

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