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Hi Harman-Kardon tech, I need to vent a local

Hi Harman-Kardon tech, I need to vent a local frustration to you about the locally recommended Harman Kardon service. I was told that American TV in Madison Wisconsin was the place I should send my Harman Kardon HK 3490 for service. This unit was new old stock that my deceased brother in law had so we bought it at the sale. It was still in the box. I had it setup and running and liked it, but one electric storm late it no longer works. I know I should have had it connected to a serge suppressor but I didn't. Now after spending a few more dollars to have it evaluated American tells me they would just replace all the boards for more money than it would cost new, a lot more. There must be a better place for repair. I did look for something so simple as a fuse but all 3 of the visible fuses are good. Any suggestions? I live in northern Illinois. Thanks, Bill

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connect tv video in to kardon video out (tv audio in to kardon audio out) dvd audio and video out to kardio audio video in. and if you what to record also signal from tv. make a cable from tv audio / video out to kardon audio / video in.

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