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Philips CSS2123

Philips CSS2123
alaScore 85

517 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 517 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and size. The usability and value for money are also mentioned favorably.

value for money, usability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips CSS2123 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 517 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Philips CSS2123


alaTest has collected and analyzed 392 user reviews of Philips CSS2123 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

value for money, usability, size, design

83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips CSS2123/F7 SoundBar Home Cinema Speakers (Black, Set of 2)Philips CSS2123B/F7 SoundBar Home Cinema SpeakersPhilips CSS2123/F7 SoundBar Home Cinema Speakers (Pair)

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Worthe the money


Much better than factory speakers. No mounting hardware included.

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good value for small room


prompt shipping, got what I paid for in good shape. Sounds good but would have problem filling a big room


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Would recommend product!


Great product for the money. Makes a huge improvement over the TV speakers. Only problem is that the remote is small and you cannot program a universal remote to operate this item (at least the ones I've tried), maybe with a harmony or some other...

Packs a punch for the price

Can not program a universal remote to the device

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Great Sound bar


I really enjoy this sound bar, it definitley enhances the sound quality for TV..

East to connect to TV, took the bar and woofer out of the box and had it hooked up in a matter of minutes

the only thing i found that's not so great no connector cords came with it

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Pleased with this soundbar


overall a great product. Use in a fairly large room and I am getting good sound quality.

easy to set up, price, sound

can't be controlled with universal remote, not power button on the soundbar

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good sound especially for the price


i've had several sound bars and surround systems. i was skeptical on buying this one b/c im a samsung customer at heart but figured for the price what the heck. purchased system for $99.00 online. very easy to set up with exceptional sound. this system...


nothing so far

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Great Sound bar for a small-medium Room


A couple of weeks ago I purchased a 32" Insignia flat panel LED television for my medium size bedroom. My typical movie watching is in my living room with a 700 watt Yamaha 5.1 Dolby Receiver, and Klipsch speaks front and side, Yamaha Center, and a KLH...

Sound is exceptional, easy hook-up

No controls on the sound bar itself

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Amazed about this little product!


As a music fanatic..This is my first sound bar and I was hesitant to get it. I always believe the BIGGER the BETTER.. well, I have to say that I am impressed about this little thing. At first I had trouble hooking it up to the TV and that's because the...

Small, compact and great sound

The audio cables don't come with it and fast start manual sucks

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Great product!!!


I recently purchased this sound bar for my bedroom. This is a fantastic product for the price! I hooked it up in under five minutes (literally) and it sounds great. I'm using this sound bar primarily for gaming and watching movies and it's made a HUGE...

Easy set up, great price, great sound


Product Specifications


Active / Passive Speakers:Full Active System
Signal Connection:Wired

General Features

Number of Speakers:1
Sound Projector:Sound Projector + Subwoofer
Speaker Type:Speaker System