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Philips Streamium NP2900

Philips Streamium NP2900
alaScore 85

155 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size and value for money. The design and usability are also appreciated.

usability, design, value for money, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Philips Streamium NP2900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Philips Streamium NP2900 Review - Digital Audio Receivers (DARs)

 

It's good enough to make me go out and buy but I think it needs improvement, particularly with the controls. On the other hand, it's a Philips and I've always had good experiences with their products so it's not that bad.

Wifi capability. Can allow user to have Internet radio and MP3 player without having to hassle with hooking up a bulky system

Like my old DVD player, it's almost useless without the remote. You can't detach the speakers and aim the sound in the direction you want

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Philips Streamium NP2900 Review - Digital Audio Receivers (DARs)

 

Ten minutes after opening the box I managed to listen to whatever radio station, even without opening the instructions for use. As I do not have the quickest net connection I was expecting some buffering or even pause, but this was not the case. It...

buildt quality, sound, ease of use, big colour display, design, almost no buffering delays, no buffering pause when listening to radio, wall mounting possibility

no battery, no usb host

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Philips Streamium NP2900 Review - Digital Audio Receivers (DARs)

 

Sound quality is amazing especially with Living Sound. It gives me a sense of fullfillment in my living room. Other EQ stuff has effect but not like LivingSound. Nice, cool artwork though I do not see the artwork completely as its cut in the bottom. I...

I am overwhelmed by the LivingSound audio - that surrrrrrrrrrround effect is heavenly. Nice color LCD. Can see my favorite artwork. I recently bought a NAS and was a bit worried whether this thing will work with it but i am wrong :) Happy guy here ;)

Toooooo costly for these less features. No lastfm, no napster, no flicker. What is the use of a color lcd without streaming from Youtube? Many devices supports it, you know

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Philips Streamium NP2900 Review - Digital Audio Receivers (DARs)

 

The NP2900 has great sound, easy to set-up and easy to use.

The NP2900 made me to enjoy my music collection in a different much better way. I bought this unit to play my PC Music collection but when I started using this device I was overwelmed by the numer of good internet radio stations

Non, it is a fantasic device and the best I have seen it realy works wel

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Philips Streamium NP2900 Review - Digital Audio Receivers (DARs)

 

It is really a good companion to me and I like to start putting it on in the LivingRoom playing some background music while I am reading magazines and enjoying cappuccino there. It saves a lot of my space too.

Connection is very easy and I finish the Wifi connection within 3 minutes

Buffering time needs to wait for a little bit, but still acceptable

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A nice player with an incredible sound

 

Set-up :

Incredible sound ; Great experience thanks to the several lines color display ; Album arts available for Rhapsody and UPnP as well as internet radios logos ; Can play Itunes track tks to Twonky SW bypacked ; Strong WiFi streaming performances

NP1100's useful quick jump function not available

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It finally replaced my old FM-radio ...

 

The TwonkyMedia UPnP server SW is great. Easy to install and you kind find all your music on the NP2900 (no blocking of less common compression formats, like WMP does). This Twonky is very stable and faster discovered by NP2900 than any other UPnP...

NP2900 has everything in one box - Speakers, amplifier, digital receiver. No wires required to your PC or Radio/Music provider. Finally my strange noises, hiss sound is gone - the Internet radio makes the difference. This is the HD of the Radio

Remote has many buttons - should consider to separate groups by colors ; Album art based browsing not yet fully there

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Amazon review summary for Philips Streamium NP2900

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of Philips Streamium NP2900 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Audio Systems on Amazon.com.

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Great sound, awesome features

 

This product is very high quality and is extremely easy to use. It was simple to take out of the box, connect to my wireless router, and bam the internet radio streams from around the world. You can create your favorites with the push of a button. The...

Product Specifications

Philips Streamium network music player with its built-in speakers gives you wireless access to your PC music, Internet radio and Rhapsody online music service - all delivered by the immersive LivingSound and superb FullSound technologies.

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:30Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Functions (KA):Network audio player
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB)
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KA):Audio components
Type:Network audio player

Connectors

Coaxial Digital Output: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.7in
Height:3.9in
Weight:3.3lbs
Width:13.7in

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:NP2900
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips Streamium

Remote Control

Type:Remote control
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