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Philips HTS5550

Philips HTS5550
alaScore 79

88 reviews

Sep, 2018

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Philips HTS 5550


Philips HTS 5550

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1,Dolby Pro Logic II,DTS,DTS 96/24 / Dolby Pro Logic II,Dolby Surround
Audio formats supported: / MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS, DTS 96/24 / Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Surround
Equalizer: Yes
Frequency response CD:20 - 20000
Frequency response DVD:20 - 20000
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
RMS rated power:1200 / 900
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):65
Sound enhancement: Yes
Sound enhancement technology:Y
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):30

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker type:2-Way
Center speaker woofer diameter (imperial):3
Center speaker woofer size:3

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.9
Power consumption (typical):150

Front speakers

Front speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Front speaker impedance:3
Front speaker type:2-Way
Front speaker woofer diameter (imperial):3
Front speaker woofer size:3

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:Tray
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:DVD Player
Playback disc formats:CD audio, CD video, SVCD, VCD / SVCD, VCD

Other Features

Center speaker depth:3.62
Center speaker dimensions (WxHxD):11 x 3.74 x 3.62
Center speaker driver diameter:2
Center speaker height:3.74
Center speaker width:11
Centre speaker dimensions (WxHxD):11 x 3.74 x 3.62
Centre speaker driver size:2
Channels quantity:40
Front speaker depth:10.2
Front speaker height:43.3
Front speaker weight:3.04 / 8.31
Front speaker width:10.2
HDMI ports quantity:1
Package depth:16.7
Package height:27.4
Package width:0.0472 / 47.2
Rear speaker depth:10.2
Rear speaker height:43.3
Rear speaker width:10.2
Set weight:0.131
Set width:17.1
Subwoofer depth:13.5
Subwoofer dimensions (WxHxD):7.72 x 15.6 x 13.5
Subwoofer height:15.6
Subwoofer width:7.72
Volume Control:

Packaging Content

Cables included:AV
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:16.7
Package dimensions (WxDxH):15.7 x 27.4 x 0.0472 / 15.7 x 27.4 x 47.2 / 15.7 x 47.2 x 27.4
Package height:27.4
Package weight:1.22 / 72.1 / 72.8
Package width:0.0472 / 47.2

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
FM antenna: Yes
HDMI out:1
HDMI version:1.3
Number of HDMI outputs:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB ports quantity:1
USB version:2.0


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.9
Power consumption (typical):150


FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:40
RDS features:
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:4
Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20 / 150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:4


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):1 / 6.5
Subwoofer driver size:1 / 6.5
Subwoofer frequency range:20 - 150 / 40 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer type:Passive

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Battery Technology:
Color of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):EasyLink
Disc playback modes:
Frequency range:20 - 20 / 20 - 20.000 / 20 - 20000
Image formats supported: / JPEG XR
Karaoke: No
Loader type:
MP3 playback: Yes
Number of batteries supported:2
Number of built-in speakers:
Playback disc types:
Playback mode:Rotation, Slideshow, Zoom
Playback Modes:Rotation, Slideshow, Zoom
Power:150 / 180
Power source type:
Video compression formats:DivX, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, Xvid

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D:N / Y
3D compatibility:No / Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
Movie modes:Action, Concert, Drama
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video compression format:ASF, AVI, DIVX, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MPG, WMV, XVID / DivX, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, Xvid
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):11 x 3.62 x 3.74 / 3.74 x 3.62 x 11
Center speaker weight:0.0240 / 0.0494 / 3.09
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):10.2 x 10.2 x 43.3 / 43.3 x 10.2 x 10.2
Front speaker weight:0.0487 / 0.133 / 8.31
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 14.1 x 2.28
Main unit weight:0.126 / 7.85
Rear speaker weight:0.0487 / 0.133 / 8.31
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):10.2 x 10.2 x 43.3
Satellite speaker weight:8.31
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):15.6 x 13.5 x 7.72 / 7.72 x 13.5 x 15.6
Subwoofer weight:0.189 / 0.222 / 11.6 / 11.8