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Philips HTS6600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 312 reviews of Philips HTS6600. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Comments about the size and design are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


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 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Philips HTS6600 from 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 Comments about the reliability and price are overall positive. The design and usability also get good feedback.

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57% of the reviews on 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 - BlackPhilips DVD home theater system

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Philips HTS6600


alaTest has collected and analyzed 141 user reviews of Philips HTS6600 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers really like the size and design. The usability and price are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

price, usability, design, size


56% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 2.1 500Watt 1080I DVD Home Theatre System HTS6500/37Philips 2.1 500Watt 1080I DVD Home Theatre System HTS6500/37 (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Philips 2.1 DVD Home Theater System HTS6600/37 (Four Piece Set)

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: TechRadar (

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 (

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: Richard Arrowsmith (

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: Harley3000 (

State of The Art Features, Good Sound for Less Than $300


Easy set-up, HDMI DVD upscaler. Sound is very good! Compact

Lacks power in sub woofer, TV input volume is just ok

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: zoney (

Remote or unit defective


Did not buy from NewEgg, was much cheaper after adding the freight to buy it locally.

Easy to setup, loud enough for my room ; Easy to update firmware; read and follow instructions and it's done

It is a 2.1 HTIB not 5.1 and does not even come close to sounding like a 5.1 HTIB. Remote or main unit is flakey, cannot intermittentely control any functions with the remote ; Sometimes need to get up to 6" of it for remote to "maybe" work and yes the...

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: MonkeyKong (

Died + Only 30 Day Warranty


Warranty is only good for 30 days. Bought for a friend, now I have to buy something new.

Good price for all in one device

Swallows DVDs which have to be removed with a tweezer. Remote works sporadically, even with fresh batteries

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Graflo (

Great Sound/Bad Picture


Bottom line... I'm buying the bose system and a blu-ray player and throwing this thing on craigslist... This is my first HD set and I want perfection. I am not a tech guy and it took my a while to get this all set up so all my componants played through...

Set up was a snap and it sounds great. Very loud and clear sound. Price was too attractive to pass up compared to the Bose or other systems. It really does sound like some of the 5.1 systems I have had in the past

DVD's look terrible. I can't even watch them it is so bad. I had a $40 Zenith dvd player from the spare room on here and it looked 10 times better. I tried the componant and HDMI connection and it still looks terrible on my 50" Samsung Plasma. I...

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (

Execellent HTS in a Box System


I did not buy it from newegg (they did not offer it back then). Make sure you: update the firmware to the latest one from philips website; use hdmi for upscaling support; have atleast a 2 gig usb stick (much easer than using a dvd each time).

Complete package for a basic home theater in a small room or apartment/condo ; Does everything you need it to do including playing xvid/divx movies and mp3s in one small package ; Has a great price ; Sound is decent, but nothing compare to a 7.1 THX...

Does not play mpg4 movies ; Navigating long mp3 lists is not easy ; Only displays the first 8 character s in a file name

Dec, 2007

Consumer review by: Zanzibar (

Good for a 2.1


Newegg has this listed when you do a search for 5.1 surround systems. This comes with 2.1 speakers. Not bad for the price but I feel like an idot for buying it

Good Sound, Good Price, supports lots of file types

No problem with the gear but just make sure you understand that this is a 2.1 NOT a 5.1 system

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: the9 (

Nice system


I did not buy mine from newegg. but i love it. my sandisk cruzer would not work but my external hdd did! plays divx off it nice. the only problem is how much data you have on your hdd. i had 80gb of mp3s and it would not load them. for the price this...

Sound, dvd upconvert, hdmi, usb mp3 input ect


Sep, 2007

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.


Output Power / Total:500Watt

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


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes


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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips/Philips DivX Ultra

MD System

Type: None


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Type: None