I don't mean that in a bad way, entirely. They're not designed to fail, they just have no reason to design something beyond what they need to cover.If that is truly their attitude these days, in a so-called sustainable, woke world, they don't deserve customers.
Harman Kardon products used to be beautifully built, were backed up by great distributors, a stellar parts network and basically lasted forever. So did many of the big Japanese players' gear. Their products were not designed to fail, they were designed to do the polar opposite.
The warranty is 3 years, which is not too too bad considering its price.