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Philips DCM292

Philips DCM292
alaScore 81

114 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 reviews of Philips DCM292. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Philips DCM292 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 114 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Excellent Buy

 

Great Sound and easy to use I have this in the Kitchen and the sound quality is excellent.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Excellent value

 

I compared the price of this item on several online stores, and Argos was the cheapest by far. Very good sound quality, and easy to use. I did at first think that the ipod dock was not working, but I needed to take the case of my phone for the...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Stylish Sound

 

Bought this as an Xmas present for my daughter. She and the rest of the family are delighted by the sound quality and appearance. Good value for money.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

had to return it

 

We had purchased an I Pod Touch 4th generation unfortunately we could not get it working dont know if its compatable.The CD and Radio worked well and the sound was really good.Shame.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Philips DCM292

 

Looks good, excellent sound quality, and easy to hop from one play mode to another.

The remote is really cheap and naff compered to the stereo, and it doesn't work the best either - would have given it 10 outa 10 otherwise.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Does what it says ...

 

Grand little piece of equipment. Nice and neat, only one wire, but rather longer (wider) than I expected. Good quality sound for price. I've deducted one star because I find it a bit fiddly attaching the iPod/iPhone but otherwise grand.

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

great product

 

brought for my daughter clear sound easy set up she loves it

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Philips DCM292

 

Looks good

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Philips DCM292

 

Looks nice

Bad sound, weak FM reception

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Philips DCM292

 

Lovely sound. Good price.

Radio did not automatically pick up local stations, I had to manually tune them in.

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Driver diameter:3
Driver size:3
RMS rated power:20

Design

Cassette deck: No
CD changer: No
Color of product:Black
Disc loading type:Front disc loader
Loader type:Motorised, Front
Motorized disc loader:Y
Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player:Y
Type:Micro set
Volume Control:Digital
Woofer Diameter:3
Woofer Size:3

Display

Clock function: Yes
Display:LCD
Display Type:LCD
ID3 Tag display: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50 / 50/60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 110-240 / 220 - 240
Built-in charger: Yes
Power consumption (standby):1
Power Source:AC
Power source type:AC

Ergonomics

Alarm function: Yes
Bass adjustment: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Remote controlled: Yes
Remotely operated:Y
Sleep Timer: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wall mountable: Yes

Multimedia

Bass reflex: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Karaoke: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Speaker type:2-Way
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):3
Subwoofer driver size:3
Woofer Diameter:3
Woofer Size:3

Networking

Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Alarm function: Yes
Alarms: Yes
Antenna Type:FM fixed pigtail antenna
Auto digital tuning: Yes
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Clock function: Yes
DVD Audio playback: No
Media types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, USB flash drive
Number of built-in speakers:2
Power Requirements:110 - 240 V, 50/60Hz
Speaker width:22.2
USB connectivity: Yes
USB direct modes:Fast Backward, Fast Forward, Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Program Play, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop / Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop

Other features

iPod/iPhone charge:Y
Sound enhancement technology:Dynamic Bass Boost / Dynamic Bass Boost, digital sound control

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:Audio (3.5mm)
FM antenna: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Alarm clock: Yes
Apple Docking:Y
Apple docking compatibility:iPad mini, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPod Classic 1, iPod Classic 2, iPod Classic 3, iPod Classic 4, iPod Classic 5, iPod Classic 6, iPod Nano 1, iPod Nano 2, iPod Nano 3, iPod Nano 4, iPod Nano 5, iPod Nano 6, iPod Touch 1, iPod Touch 2, iPod Touch 5 / Yes
Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Bass adjustment: Yes
Bass reflex: Yes
Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards: No
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW
MP3 playback: Yes
Playback disc formats:CD audio
Playback disc types:CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Playback mode:Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous, Program, Repeat, Shuffle / Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous, Repeat, Repeat all, Repeat one, Shuffle / Fast forward, Fast reverse, Next, Repeat
Playback Modes:Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous, Program, Repeat, Shuffle / Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous, Repeat, Repeat all, Repeat one, Shuffle / Fast forward, Fast reverse, Next, Repeat
Sleep Timer: Yes
USB direct playback: Yes
Video recording: No

Ports & interfaces

Apple 30-pin docking connector:Y
Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod / iPod classic, iPod nano 1st generation, iPod nano 2nd generation, iPod nano 3rd generation, iPod nano 4th generation, iPod nano 5th generation, iPod touch, iPod touch 2nd generation, iPod touch 2nd gen 8/16/32 GB, iPod mini
Apple Lightning docking connector:N
AUX in: Yes
Bluetooth: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port:Y

Power

AC input frequency:50 / 50/60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 110-240 / 220 - 240
Built-in charger:Y
Power consumption (standby):1
Power Source:AC
Power source type:AC

Radio

FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:20
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner enhancements:Auto scan, Auto tuning / Auto Store / Auto store, Auto tuning
Tuner Type:Digital

Technical Details

Headphone Out:Y
Loader type:Motorised, Front
USB charging port:Y
Wall mountable: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.06 / 4.09
Height:9.65
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):22.2 x 4.07 x 9.65
Package depth:6.5
Package dimensions (WxDxH):24.4 x 6.5 x 9.84
Package height:9.84
Package weight:12.1
Package width:24.4
Width:22.2 / 24.4