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Philips HMP5000

Philips HMP5000
alaScore 79

104 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of Philips HMP5000. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price. The usability is also appreciated. The reliability and size get critical reviews.

usability, price

size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips HMP5000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Philips HD Media Player HMP5000 Built-in WiFi HDMI USB 2.0 overview

 

HD Media player

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Useless - Will Not Work After June 30 2017

 

This was my enquiry to Philips: >> Enquiry/Comment: I purchased 2x hmp500 units for my home and After June 30 2017 they will no longer be able to access youtube. The main reason I purchased them in the first place. >> >> >>...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

I love this product

 

I have had this player for 4 years and it still works perfectly. I have bought one for my cousin and am planning to buy one for my brother for Christmas. I havent found a format yet it wont play from my HD and it is very simple and easy to use. Would...

Jul, 2016

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Constant failure

 

And of course Dick Smith is gone so no one to replace it to. So how does one get either a refund or a new player from. Unfortunately i do not have the docket or cant find it at the moment. After spending about $300 or so on this thing with returning it...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Very happy with philips media player

 

I have been using it with my tv for last three years. Very good product. But the network speed needs to be at least 23-25 mb . Otherwise it stops playing. But that is the problem with the network speed. I recommend this product provided you have very...

Apr, 2016

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

keeps turning on and off 'no signal'

 

Hi there, Literally had this Media player mph5000/79 for 2 years and now it won't work. I rely on it to play university lectured through my hardrive I am so frustrated. As soon as the USB icon shows up, the media player switches off to 'no signal' and...

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

USELESS

 

I HATE-this-device. Worked for 2yrs. Then the home-network stopped. Ive restarted my modem, reset my network-settings, renamed-homegroup, deleted-sharedfolders, re-added them, coincidentally even replaced harddrive, still nothing. Login-Fail Spent...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Not too bad

 

Been using this product now of year or so without any complaints, I went to use the Internet services it was extremely disappointed to find they will listen to to 4 sites by the developer... and worse yet Facebook doesn't even work so I went down to...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Never Purchase This

 

This media player takes a ridiculous amount of effort to set up and connect to your network. Any glitches or issues with connecting to your network are almost impossible to solve. Does not support as many files as advertised. Internet access is very...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Hopeless

 

Just awful. Wanted a media player to access netflix and was misinformed from Dick Smith's sales assistant that this would connect automatically. So frustrating that this is not clearly stated that it would not support internet tv - what a joke that...

Jan, 2016
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,DTS 2.0 / DTS 2.0,Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:2.0
Audio system:Dolby Digital, DTS 2.0 + Digital out
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS 2.0
Crosstalk (1kHz):70
Dynamic Range:80
Frequency range:30 - 20000
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: No
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Built-in display:N / No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:230
Power:10
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):10

Ergonomics

Firmware upgradeable:Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CHI (SIMPL), ENG / CHI (TR), English / CZE, DAN, DEU, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SLK, SWE, TUR, UKR / ENG / ENG, ESP, POR / MSA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), ENG, KOR, THA
On/Off switch:

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3 / MP3, PCM, WMA / MP3,PCM,WMA
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF / BMP, GIF, JPG, TIF / BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG,TIF
Playback formats:DivX, JPEG Still pictures, MP3, AVI (DivX, DIV5, DX50, DXMF), DivX 3.11, DivX 5, DivX Ultra, H.264, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG-4 (DivX-4 DivX-5 DivX-6), RealMedia Audio, RealMedia Video, WMA, WMV9/VC1, XviD
Subtitle formats supported:ass, psb, smi, srt, ssa, sub, ttxt / ASS,PSB,SMI,SRT,SSA,SUB,TXT
Video compression format:ASF, AVI, DAT, DIVX, FLV, H.263, H.264, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VOB, WMV / AVI, DIVX, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, RM, VC-1, WMV9, XVID / AVI, DIVX, H.264, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9 / DIVX, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, VC-1, WMV, XVID
Video compression formats: / DivX, H.264, HDV, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, VC-1, WMV, Xvid / DivX, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4 / DivX, MPEG1, MPEG2, Xvid / DIVX,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,VC-1,WMV,XVID
Video formats supported:ASF,AVI,DAT,DIVX,FLV,H.263,H.264,MOV,MP4,MPEG,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VOB,WMV / AVI,DIVX,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,RM,VC-1,WMV9,XVID / AVI,DIVX,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,VC-1,WMV,WMV9,XVID / AVI,DIVX,H.264,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV9 / DIVX,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,VC-1,WMV,XVID

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / No / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Distortion and noise (1kHz):65
Dynamic range (1kHz):80
EasyLink:One touch play, One touch standby
EasyLink (HDMI-CEC):One touch play, One touch standby
Multimedia connections:USB memory class device
Playback Media:SD Card, USB flash drive
Quantity:1
Quantity outer carton:3
Type:Desktop
Video playback: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / AC, AV / AV
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Number of products included:1
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:3.23
Package height:6.42
Package tare weight:7.05
Package weight:26.5
Package width:9.84

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
AV output: Yes
Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Digital audio optical out:1
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:230
Power:10
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):10

Radio

Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Still Image

Picture enhancement:Flip photos, Rotate, Zoom, Slideshow with MP3 playback
Slide show:Y / Yes

Storage

Built-in storage media:N / No / Yes
Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC / SD,SDHC
Storage drive interface:eSATA
Storage media type:Flash / No / Not available

Technical Details

Accessories included:Audio/Video cable, World Wide Warranty leaflet, Remote Control, 2 x AAA Batteries
Outer carton gross weight:5.47

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL / NTSC,PAL
Full HD:No / Y / Yes
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit/108MHz
Video upscaling:Y / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.3
Height:2.13
Height (cm) outer carton:6.89
Length (cm) outer carton:10.2
Package depth:3.23
Package dimensions (WxDxH):9.84 x 3.23 x 6.42 / 9.84 x 6.42 x 3.23
Package height:6.42
Package width:9.84
Weight:12
Width:3.58
Width (cm) outer carton:10.2