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Philips FW-R 8

Philips FW-R 8
alaScore 74

11 reviews

Jan, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Philips FW-R 8. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

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 74/100 = Good quality.

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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 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems on

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Jan, 2017

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...

Feb, 2011

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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...

Jun, 2001

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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...

May, 2001

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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.

Jan, 2001

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
Soundbar: 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