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Philips HTS3450

Philips HTS3450
alaScore 72

67 reviews

Dec, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Philips HTS3450. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Comments about the design and size are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS3450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips HTS3450

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Philips HTS3450 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and price.

price, reliability

22% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips HTS3450 DVD/5.1 Surround Home Theater with USB DirectPhilips-HTS3450 - Home theater system - 5.1 channel

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This is a BUDGET system

 

I'm a recording musician so I know my audio gear. As I stated in the title, this is a BUDGET system so don't expect more than that. You are essentially getting what you pay for. If you're not really an audiophile and just want to have a surround setup,...

1,000 watts of power for $1xx. For the most part, it has good treble clarity for movies and TV. They give you plenty of speaker cable length and preferences like individual speaker volume are easily adjustable. Digital coax for 5.1. Good bass response...

Very transparent subwoofer...does not produce the "punch" and "impact" you want from your home theater system. Minimal mid-frequency response. The speakers do indeed crackle when a high enough frequency is input (when playing Gears of War, the shrieks...

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PHILIPS HTS3450 DivX Ultra DVD Home Theater System

 

A year ago, it seemed to be a good deal

It is now dead !!! After 11 months, it began to crackle for 5 to 10 minutes before being able to work. Now it just crakles

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Good for a while, not a long-term investment

 

I would think twice before getting this system. Good bargain, but will not last very long.

When I bought it, it seemed like a great price for what I was getting

We've had this system for over a year now, but like others, I'm having serious audio problems. Now it usually takes 10-15 minutes to "warm up" which means it crackles and pops for 15 minutes and then decides to put out some sound. It's been getting...

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DOA

 

great service and shipping as always from NewEgg

Big subwoofer, looks pretty, picture is good

recieved DOA, called philips tech support and will get a replacement in about 25 days (5 to ship there 10-15 business days to ship back). Subwoofer was completely dead and did not recieve power, sub controls other speakers so no sound at all

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Buzz, Humm, Pop

 

I will never buy philips brand again.

Looks nice and cheap price

When it worked, it sounded pretty good if you didn't mind waiting 7 - 10 seconds for it to turn on after pressing the power button. Takes about 5 seconds for each menu item to activate once selecting. After using it for about 1 year, it now crackles...

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Has its downfalls

 

Cons continued....You must completely stop the video and start from the beginning. There are no digital inputs/outputs. Other thoughts: Not bad for the price. This is not a high performing home theater. Don't expect to impress people with it. If you...

For the price you really can't argue. I like the style

Well where do I start...Since I've owned this for over a year now I can sorta tear this thing apart. Like others state the bass just isn't produced well. It gets distorted easily and I don't think the box was designed very well. When watching DivX/XviD...

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PHILIPS HTS3450 DivX Ultra DVD Home Theater System

 

Good for price. But don't get if you are wanting to "impress" someone with your home theatre.

Very nice looking system

Does not produce very good bass. You can adjust the equalizer all you want, but the bass just isn't there

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great buy

 

I use this for my xbox 360, and the sound quality is stunning. when i first set it up, i actually looked behind me when playing COD3

Great system, goes much louder than i would ever need, awesome bass

Didn't buy from newegg

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Great for the price

 

I don't use the USB port at all and that seems to be a big part of other reviews. If you're looking for a cost effective decent Home Theater in a box for a small to medium room this is a great viable option.

Low price. Two dedicated invidual aux. inputs (Aux. and TV) Progressive Scan. Above average amount of outputs and inputs for the price. Speakers reproduce mids and highs fairly well. Subwoofer has enough power for most movies and music. Has lasted over...

No eject button on the remote. Speakers break up in the high end range on some TV shows (mostly due to source audio) and in some movies and music. Subwoofer can't truly reproduce the lower two octaves. This isn't too bad considering the size of the...

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Falls short

 

The features are there, they are just too infantile and cheap. I say wait for something better to come along.

USB input... Overall space saved

The video fed through the USB port is not smooth flowing. It tends to 'shuffle' through. Not really noticeable at first until the camera pans around in a scene. Once you notice it, you will always see it ; If you try play video from an external device...

Product Specifications

This stylish and compact digital home entertainment system plays practically any disc in high quality Dolby and DTS multi-channel surround sound. So just relax and fully immerse yourself in movies and music at home.

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:1000Watt

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder
Components:DVD player / AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):AV receiver / DVD player
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theater system

Connectors

Coaxial Digital Output: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes

DVD

Type:DVD player

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:HTS3450
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

Radio

Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control
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