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Philips HTS6600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews of Philips HTS6600. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS6600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips HTS6600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Philips HTS6600 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and price. The design and usability also get good feedback.

usability, design, price, reliability

57% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips HTS6600 - 2.1 ch - DVD Home Cinema System - BlackPhilips HTS6600 - 2.1 ch - DVD Home Cinema System - Black

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Philips HTS6600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Philips HTS6600 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com. Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

price, usability, design, size

reliability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 2.1 DVD Home Theater System HTS6600/37 (Four Piece Set)Philips 2.1 DVD Home Theater System HTS6600/37 (Four Piece Set)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: TechRadar (techradar.com)

Philips HTS6600 review

 

Stylish, but can it rival a true multichannel system?

Eye-catching design ; Strong picture

Noisy operation ; Feeble pseudosurround ; Average upscaling

Good video quality and okay audio, but nothing like a real surround sound system

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Philips HTS6600 - 2.1 DVD System

 

It's no substitute for a proper 5.1-channel system, but it is eye-catching and should better your TV's speakers.

1080p upscaling is very much in fashion right now but the HTS6600 stops at 1080i, a decision that might make those with Full HD TVs look elsewhere. Other key features include playback of DivX Ultra from DVDs or CDs, plus MP3, WMA and JPEG files can be...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Philips HTS 6600 review

 

Looks aren't everything - the HTS660 fails to deliver on performance

No doubting the style and quality of finish ; plenty of bottom end ; detailed image

Subwoofer and satellites don’t integrate ; harsh treble ; noisy picture

It certainly looks the part, but this stylish system lacks the extra class when delivering sound and vision

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: Richard Arrowsmith (avreview.co.uk)

Philips HTS6600

 

The eye-catching design carries plenty of futuristic appeal featuring a vertically mounted main unit constructed from glass and aluminium with a sliding disc draw at the side for total minimalism. And the accompanying powered subwoofer and two upright...

Compact design, ease of use, impressive image quality

Restricted surround performance, only 1080i upscaling

May, 2008

Consumer review by: momof3 (radioshack.com)

rip off

 

ive seen the same product at another store for way less nearly half

Dec, 2009

Consumer review by: sturay55 (radioshack.com)

CLEARS THE PHONE LINES & COMPUTER UP !

 

THIS PRODUCT HELPED CLEAR UP MY PHONE LINES SO I COULD USE MY PHONE & COMPUTER AT THE SAME TIME !

Improves Performance

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: MovieWatcher (radioshack.com)

Does not read Burn DVD =(

 

At first... it played my copied DVD. A couple of months passed bye, I noticed it no longer reads my copied DVD. Original DVD movies play fine.

Clear Sound, Easy To Setup, Interfaces Well With TV

Does not play burn dvd, Remote does not work well

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: ll (radioshack.com)

lim

 

niiiicccce sweeet

Clear Sound, Easy To Setup, Interfaces Well With TV, Intuitive Controls, Thundering Bass

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: Hambone (radioshack.com)

Very nice for the price

 

Great system if it is not used a lot. If this is going to be your primary system spend a little more and get a more advanced system. It is perfect for what I bought it for and inexpensive.

Clear Sound, Easy To Setup, Interfaces Well With TV, Not bad for the price

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: bigirb (radioshack.com)

fantastic(radioshack store manager here)

 

I am a radioshack manager in danville va and let me tell you this system is great. It has clear sound with awesome clarity, earth shaking clean tight bass, sleek design. This system is very loud while delivering clean signal. This is only the great...

Clear Sound, Interfaces Well With TV, Thundering Bass

Apr, 2009

Product Specifications

Featuring Ambisound, the HTS6600 delivers an embracing multi-channel surround experience from just two speakers, in any sort of room. Providing excellent sound and picture quality, the easy-setup wall-mountable system fits into any home.

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:500Watt

Audio

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:2.1
Audio system:Ambisound, Dolby Digital, DTS, Dolby Prologic II, Stereo
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:32 - 256
RMS rated power:500
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):65

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder
Components:DVD player / AV receiver / Speaker system/DVD player / Speaker system
Functions (KA):AV receiver / DVD player/DVD player / Radio
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass Enhancement (DBE)
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Type:Home theater system

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Connectors

Coaxial Digital Input: Yes

DVD

CD Playback Modes:One track repeat / Program play / Random play / shuffle / Repeat folder
DVD Repeat Modes:Chapter / Random / Title
Type:DVD player

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:HTS6500/HTS6600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips/Philips DivX Ultra

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

MD System

Type: None

Optical Drive

Optical disc player type:DVD Player

Other Features

Auto digital tuning: Yes
Auto store: Yes
Bit rate:32-256 kbps & VBR
Channels quantity:40
Depth:13
Depth (with stand):7.09 / 9.53
Dimensions (WxDxH):14.6 x 9.53 x 2.99
HDMI ports quantity:1
Height:2.76
Height (with stand):2.99 / 9.53
Media types supported:CD-R/RWDVD+R/+RWUSB flash driveAudio CDCD-R/RWUSB flash driveDVD-VideoDVD+R/+RWDVD-R/-RWVideo CD/SVCDCD-R/CD-RW
Package depth:20.6 / 20.7
Package height:14.1 / 16.5
Package width:22 / 33.1
Picture enhancement:Slideshow with music playback\nRotate\nZoom\nHigh Def (720p, 1080i)\nVideo upscaling\nProgressive Scan
Power Requirements:220-240V, 50Hz
Satellite speaker driver size:3
Set weight:7.72
Set weight (with stand):7.72
Set width:13.4
Speaker depth (with stand):7.09
Speaker drivers:8 x 2" Full Range woofers
Speaker height (with stand):16.5
Speaker weight (with stand):5.11
Speaker width (with stand):7.09
Speakers:2x Vertical Speakers
Subwoofer depth:11.6
Subwoofer height:17.4
Subwoofer width:11.6
Surround speaker dimensions (WxHxD):7.09 x 7.09 x 16.6
Surround speaker weight:4.41 / 5.11
Weight:7.72
Width (with stand):14.6

Other features

Satellite speaker driver diameter:3

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):22 x 20.6 x 16.5 / 33.1 x 20.7 x 14.1
Package weight:0.804 / 38.1 / 49.6 / 50.3

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
FM antenna: Yes
Front / Side connections:MP3 Line-in\nUSB
I/O ports:USB
MW antenna: Yes
SCART ports quantity:1
Subwoofer connectivity (Power Box):Coaxial Digital input\nAUX In (cinch, 2 pairs)\nFM Antenna\nAM/MW Antenna\nEasy Fit Speaker connectors\nInterconnect (to Main Unit)

Power

Power consumption (standby):1

Radio

Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM
Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:120 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:6 / 8

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Subwoofer

Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):1 / 6.5 / 8
Subwoofer driver size:1 / 6.5 / 8
Subwoofer frequency range:30 - 120
Subwoofer impedance:4
Subwoofer type:Active

Technical Details

Frequency range:30 - 20
Set weight (with stand):3500
Speaker weight (with stand):2.320

Turntable

Type: None

Video

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

Weight & Dimensions

Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):4.8 x 3.78 x 12
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):11.6 x 11.6 x 17.4 / 17.4 x 11.6 x 11.6 / 8.66 x 18.5 x 14.6
Subwoofer weight:0.321 / 15.4 / 20.1