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Philips HTB3524

Philips HTB3524
alaScore 81

11 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Philips HTB3524. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The price also gets good reviews. Many are negative about the reliability.

price, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTB3524 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Philips HTB3524 from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers are impressed by the price, but many are less positive about the reliability.



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This summary is based on the products: Philips HTB3524 3D Wired Home Theater SystemPhilips HTB3524 3D Wired Home Theater System

Sep, 2018

Consumer review (

overall a great bargain


excellent player the only complaint is that the front/center speaker wires are way to short and since they use a special plug to connect them to the receiver, they should offer extensions or just add more length but otherwise unit sounds great and...

Sep, 2015

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The sound is great! But the disc drawer will not close correctly. After inserting the disc, I have to hit the close button and it says "no disc", so then I have to hit the button again 2 times fast and then it is fine. The sound is flawless while the...

May, 2015

Consumer review (

So far so good


So far only a few days using but works perfect well

Dec, 2014

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Couldn't find anywhere on the box that said the speakers were wired looking at the box it shows the speakers set behind you I get home and the speakers are wired. I will be returning this item and finding one that is wireless

Sep, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby TrueHD,DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MKA, MP3, WAV, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
RMS rated power:300
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):30

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:4
Center speaker RMS power:50
Center speaker woofer diameter (imperial):2.5
Center speaker woofer size:2.5


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:110
Power consumption (standby):0.35
Power consumption (typical):60

Front speakers

Front speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Front speaker impedance:4
Front speaker woofer diameter (imperial):2.5
Front speaker woofer size:2.5
Front speakers RMS power:50

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:Tray
Disc types supported:BD, BD-R, BD-RE, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player
Playback disc formats:SVCD, VCD

Other Features


Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Manual: Yes

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):20.5 x 14.8 x 12.2
Package weight:17.2

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
AUX in: Yes
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
FM antenna: Yes
HDMI out:1
HDMI version:1.4
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB ports quantity:1
USB version:2.0


AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:110
Power consumption (standby):0.35
Power consumption (typical):60


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

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:4
Satellite speaker woofer diameter (imperial):2.5
Satellite speaker woofer size:2.5
Satellite speakers RMS power:50
Wireless satellite speakers:N


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):5.25
Subwoofer driver size:5.25
Subwoofer frequency range:20 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:4
Subwoofer RMS power:50
Subwoofer type:Passive
Wireless subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):EasyLink
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Image formats supported:GIF, JPG, PNG
Karaoke: No
Smart TV: Yes
USB direct playback: Yes
Video compression formats:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Full HD: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video compression format:AVCHD, AVI, DIVX, DIVX HD, H.264, MKV, MP4, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MPG, WMV

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):3.33 x 3.5 x 3.5
Center speaker weight:9.88
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):3.33 x 3.5 x 3.5
Front speaker weight:9.88
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):14.2 x 11.4 x 2.17
Main unit weight:5.29
Satellite speaker weight:9.88
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):6.3 x 10.4 x 10.5
Subwoofer weight:5.51