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Philips HTS3565D

Philips HTS3565D
alaScore 76

81 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 reviews of Philips HTS3565D. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Opinions about the size and design are generally positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative views 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 HTS3565D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 user reviews of Philips HTS3565D from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size


60% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips HTS3565D/37 1000 Watt DVD 1080P HDMI Upconversion Dolby Home Theater with iPod DockPhilips HTS3565D/37 1000 Watt DVD 1080P HDMI Upconversion Dolby Home Theater with iPod Dock

Sep, 2018

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Superb piece of tech


I have bought it only couple weeks ago, but already in love with this HTS. Probably the best among lower end systems.

It plays ANYTHING ; Has USB input ; Great, great sound ; Very easy region free modification

none yet

May, 2009

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Great Value


Philips products are a brand name you can trust.

Sound quality from the speakers is awesome for the price. Love the way it looks..sleek and black ; Easy to hook up and the speakes are small enough to hide if you like. If you want bang for your buck this system is for you

None so far

May, 2009

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Pretty good


It serves it purpose for me. I've never had a nice system like Bose or anything so I have nothing to compare it to. I've got it hooked up to my computer and have no complaints with the exception of the dock.

The system sounds great. I've got it hooked up in my bedroom and I'm pretty satisfied with it

I'm not a fan of the iPod dock. I mean yeah it works and you can control the ipod with the remote but I guess I expected some visual. The dock is only audio connectivity. If you're not right in front of the iPod, you won't be able to read the artist or...

May, 2009

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Great Velue


Sound quality from the 6 speakers is about 85% as good as my former $1,000 Bose system so for under $200 this is a no-brainer. Have read a few reports of DOA or erratic behavior units but mine has been trouble-free for over a year & years of experience...

Great sound & DVD playback in a sleek package. External stand works well with iPhones as well as iPods

One button controls/selects multiple input sources which sometimes forces you to go through 4 or 5 other sources until you reach the one you want to use

May, 2009

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Does not work


Philips offers a Buyback option if you're first Rapid Replacement does not work. It's slightly uncomfortable they even have such a contingency plan for their products.


Does not turn on. I ordered a similar system from Newegg and received it less than a week later. (Newegg rocks!) ; Unfortunately, it didn't work. Called Philips and they put me in the Rapid Replacement program. Two weeks later, received this model....

May, 2009

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I am loving the HTS-3566


Systems I tested, only the Philips HTS-3565 produce 5.1 surround sound when watching live HDTV. Without adjusting ANY of the volume or balance controls, sounds great from anywhere in my master suite. Video Upconverts DVD to 1080p with excellent picture...

I believe it is the BEST home theatre system you can buy for under $300

My only issues are the speaker wire configurations and Coaxial Digital Audio input. Speaker wires

Apr, 2009

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Great system for the buy


Good unit for the price. Unlike the other review all features worked fine. I was able to hook in my Digital Audio cable "NOT OPTICAL" from my cable box and HDMI to my tv. Back speakers had roughly 15-20 feet of wire so they were easy to mount in the...

Great Sound, HDMI, 1080p upconvert

Doesn't sync with average remote

Mar, 2009

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Quick review of Philips HTS3565D Home theater system


I purchased a new home theater system and had a problem: the unit door would not open.and when i contacted philis they had the nerve to send me a refurbished unit and they told me that was to replace the one i had purchased prior so i wound up going...

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications

High definition pictures and powerful surround sound delivered by this elegant system provide unbeatable home entertainment. Enjoy sharp pictures with 1080p HDMI up-conversion, as well as convenient iPod playback via the dock included.


Output Power / Total:1000Watt


MP3 bit rates:32 - 256
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):65

Audio System

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

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:3


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes


Type:DVD player

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1


Equalizer: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

MD System

Type: None

Other Features

Center speaker driver diameter:1
Centre speaker driver size:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Package depth:20.3
Package height:12.2
Package width:21.9
Satellite speaker driver size:3
Set weight:8.91
Set width:17.1
Surround speaker weight:19

Other features

Satellite speaker driver diameter:3

Packaging Data

Package depth:20.3
Package dimensions (WxDxH):21.9 x 20.3 x 12.2
Package height:12.2
Package weight:32.4
Package width:21.9


Power consumption (standby):1


Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:6


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):8
Subwoofer driver size:8
Subwoofer frequency range:40 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer type:Passive

Technical Details

Frequency range:180 - 14000
Image formats supported:JPEG


Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):17.3 x 2.95 x 4.13
Center speaker weight:3.06
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):7.99 x 2.8 x 4.06
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):6.42 x 14.5 x 14.3
Subwoofer weight:11.2