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HARMONIC INC

Form 10-K filed on 2/29/2012 for HARMONIC INC

Line Label Object Class Period Type Balance Name
1 0617 - Disclosure - Guarantees (Details) [Network]

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http://harmonicinc.com/role/GuaranteesDetails
2 Guarantees [Abstract] [Abstract]

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us-gaap:GuaranteesAbstract
3 Schedule of Product Warranty Liability [Table] [Table]

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hlit:ScheduleOfProductWarrantyLiabilityTable
4 Business Acquisition [Axis] [Axis]

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us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionAxis
5 Business Acquisition, Acquiree [Domain] [Domain]

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us-gaap:BusinessAcquisitionAcquireeDomain
6 Acquisition of Omneon [Member] [Member] For Period

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hlit:AcquisitionOfOmneonMember
7 Acquisition of Scopus [Member] [Member] For Period

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hlit:AcquisitionOfScopusMember
8 Schedule of Product Warranty Liability [Line Items] [Line Items]

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hlit:ScheduleOfProductWarrantyLiabilityLineItems
9 Summary of warranty accrual included in accrued liabilities [Abstract]

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us-gaap:MovementInStandardAndExtendedProductWarrantyIncreaseDecreaseRollForward
10 Balance at beginning of the period [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual
11 Acquired warranty obligation [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualAdditionsFromBusinessAcquisition
12 Accrual for current period warranties [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualWarrantiesIssued
13 Warranty costs incurred [Concept] Monetary For Period Debit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualPayments
14 Warranty costs incurred [Concept] Monetary For Period Debit us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualPayments
15 Balance at end of the period [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual