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Philips FW-R 8

Philips FW-R 8
alaScore 73

11 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Philips FW-R 8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Philips FW-R 8


alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Philips FW-R 8 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Audio Systems on

71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips FW-R8 CD Recorder Executive Microsystem

Consumer review by:

Philips FW-R8


I just want to comment two things that I looked at other users reviews, my system is more than ten years old and still works fine, and this model does have a subwoofer output, actually I was using a model that matches the system, and it sounds loud and...

Consumer review by:

Philips FW-R8


I bought this to replace an Aiwa that died (don't get me started on this)and then this thing died too. In fact, I had two of these systems and both of them crapped out on me. The first was a total dud the only time it worked was the first month and...


Consumer review by:

Philips FW-R8


Overall this shelf system has powerful clear sound and great bass. The recording quality was excellent my copies sounded just like the originals. I read that Philips CD Burners copied CD'S will play in 99% of the worlds CD players? I played my burned...

Consumer review by:

Philips FW-R8


Great sound and a powerful little unit! Lots of lights and options (to many foo-foo lights for me though). Great remote and dsplay though. Speakers look great with the wood finish and have a surprisingly large amount of bass. Perfect for a small room.

Product Specifications

Philips is one of the world's biggest electronics companies and Europe's largest. It is a global leader in color television sets, lighting, electric shavers, color picture tubes for televisions and monitors, and one-chip TV products. Whether in homes, factories, offices, airports, or on the street, it's hard to imagine a place where Philips is absent. What Philips wants is to make your life and work easier with innovation and quality!The Philips FW-R8 compact set boasts an incredible sound system with 200 Watts of power, Incredible Surround function, digital coaxial output (44.1kHz), a large multi-color FTD display with dot-matrix text, a music calendar and a 7-band spectrum analyzer. Its powerful 3-way Bass Reflex speaker system brings true sound to your home or office.


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
Progressive Scan: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Recorder
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No
Wireless Music System: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No


Dolby / DTS: No