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Philips SBC-HC200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews of Philips SBC-HC200. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and price. The comfort and usability also get good feedback. There are some less positive comments about the design.

sound, usability, comfort, price, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Philips SBC-HC200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Dave Jansen (

Philips HC200 Infrared Headphones


Why any company would honestly release a set of infra red headphones is puzzling. Infrared is the lowest quality wireless format available and so las...

Nothing to speak of

Does not work very well at all

The Philips HC200 are a very average set of headphones that performed poorly and should be avoided.

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: jules (

very good .purchase


excellent goods. ex. delivery service.well packed.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: maureen (

very good value for money


i am very pleased with them i had a pair 5 years ago and they were the same apart from them being an earlier model i would recomend these

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: BobM (

good product


Easy to use and excellent repoduction.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Ian (

Ok if your hearing is OK


I read the customer reviews on these headphones all of which, bar one, said the product was excellent. Should have taken notice of the one! I am hard of hearing and find that the volume on these is not loud enough so I cannot get the benfit I was...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: chrissy (

Philips SBCHC200 On-Ear Cordless Headphones - Black


was not suitable with my hearing lost,

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: sarah (

good quality


these earphones have very good reception only had them for 1 week but so far impressed glad i didn;t waste money on an expensive pair

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: malro (

Good purchase


Work well sat in front of transmitter. Be aware that they are NOT wireless, they work on infrared waves so they will only work when you are within visual range of the transmitter. Sound quality very good, no interference from other electronic equipment.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Lancs Bob (

Excellent Headphones


Easy to setup and excellent in use. No interference as uses infra red and battery life very good between charges. Charger built-in to transmitter, just needs supplied lead connecting to headphones. Wide angle of reception, so easy to move around and...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Percy (

Great purchase


They are easy to set up. They have excellent audio quality for the tv, video games etc, but because they use infra red if you walk out the room they lose signal. The headset's battery life is great and lasts for a long time. The recharge circuit is...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

This InfraRed (IR) cordless stereo sound system uses the latest IR cordless technology, which gives you complete freedom of movement while enjoying your favorite music and movies. Without the inconvenience of cables or headphone wires!

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:18 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Wireless Technology:Infrared

Audio System



Country Kits:Belgium / France / Hong Kong / Ireland / Netherlands / United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips SBC