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Philips HTS 3500S

Philips HTS 3500S
alaScore 75

35 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Philips HTS 3500S. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Comments about the usability and price are overall positive. Some have doubts about the reliability and size.

price, usability

size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS 3500S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Philips HTS 3500S from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on People really like the usability. The price is also mentioned favorably.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips HTS3500S - Multichannel Super Audio CD and Home Cinema System - 400W and MP3 playback - SilverPhilips HTS3500S - Multichannel Super Audio CD and Home Cinema System - 400W and MP3 playback - Silver

Sep, 2018

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Philips HTS3500


Fantastic value for money. Sound Quality is excellent. Have recomended to a number of people who have purchased after seeing mine.


Jul, 2006

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Philips HTS3500


Easy to connect and use

The remote control also makes changes on my Freeview box, I contacted Philips but they passed the buck to the manufacturer of the freeview box, very unprofessional customer service

Jun, 2006

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Philips HTS3500


Easy to set up, with good clear instructions.

Display is not clear in bright daylight.

Jun, 2006

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Good kit - too pricey


This Philips HTS3500/05 Home Cinema System is an excellent piece of kit for under £200 but seems a tad overpriced on the webs...

Nov, 2005

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Awesome / Multiregion?


For the price, this Philips HTS3500/05 Home Cinema System is great, you'll want to go through your DVD collection all over ag...

Nov, 2005

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Philips HTS3500


Great Product!!

No earphone plug!!

Nov, 2005

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This Philips HTS3500/05 is a great home cinema system in the sub ?200 price range, which gets you 500w of power, DTS, Dolby Digita...

Jun, 2005

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,DTS
Audio formats supported:MP3, PCM
Audio output channels:5.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS
Equalizer: Yes
RMS rated power:500
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):62

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:120 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker RMS power:100

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.5

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Optical Drive

Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:DVD Player

Other Features

Bit rate:32-256 kbps & VBR
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.2 x 12.8 x 2.13
Media types supported:DVD-Video, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-RW (Video mode), DVD-R, Video CD/SVCD, Picture CD, Super Audio CD, WMA, CD, MP3-CD,SACD multichannel, SACD Stereo, CD-R, CD-RW
Power Requirements:200-240 V, 50Hz
Surround speaker dimensions (WxHxD):3.7 x 2.56 x 6.89
Surround speaker weight:20.5

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):22.4 x 17.3 x 12.2

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:SCART1 (CVBS, S-video/RGB out), S-Video out, AUX in, Digital coaxial in, Line out, FM, MW, speaker connectors, video out progressive, Composite video (CVBS) out


Power consumption (standby):0.5


Preset stations quantity:20
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:5
Satellite speaker frequency range:120 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:6


Subwoofer frequency range:30 - 120
Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer RMS power:100


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Video compression format:MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4
Video formats supported:MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):8.86 x 3.7 x 2.95
Center speaker weight:27.5
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):14.2 x 5.12 x 13.4
Subwoofer weight:8.64