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Philips HTS6510

Philips HTS6510
alaScore 78

111 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Philips HTS6510. 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. Reviewers really like the size. The design is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative reviews about the price and reliability.

usability, design, size

reliability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS6510 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Philips HTS6510 from The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers are impressed by the size. The design also gets good reviews. Some have doubts about the price and reliability.

usability, design, size

reliability, price

47% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: PHILIPS HTS6510 - 2.1 Multi-region capable DVD Home Cinema System - With HDMI & Dolby Pro Logic IIPHILIPS HTS6510 - 2.1 Multi-region capable DVD Home Cinema System - With HDMI & Dolby Pro Logic II

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: staff (

Philips HTS6510 review


There's more to Sonowave than just a gimmick

Attractive ; Sonowave is excellent ; Excellent pictures


Looks the part and delivers great performance too

Nov, 2007

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Philips HTS-6510 review


Impressive picture performance and Ambisound technology spreads the sound and delivers a fair amount of detail

Detailed picture ; spacious spread of sound, intuitive remote and menus

Subwoofer doesn’t integrate well ; 1080i upscaling

The HTS-6510 sells at a very good price, but still makes a fine case for itself

Jun, 2008

Expert review by: Dave Oliver (

Review: Philips HTS6510 SonoWave DVD system


Philips' one-box virtual surround system gets a grilling...

Looks good, effective tilt at cut-price surround sound

Sound suffers compared to 5.1 system, weak and unfocused bass

The HTS6510 is designed with small rooms in mind and for people who put aesthetics and space limitations above overall sound quality. It will certainly add a certain grace to any room, but it flounders in larger spaces and won't take the place of a...

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Philips HTS6510


Reviewer left no comment

remote dose not turn the system on it only turns it off so you have to press the button on the system to turn it on

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

PHILIPS DVD Home Theatre System HTS6510/05 DivX Ultra


I initially bought this Philips HTS6510 dvd home cinema system having believing it was an HD DVD player however it is not. After ...

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Phillips Sonowave Home Cinema


For a compact system that gives real home cinema performance you can't go far wrong with the Philips HTS6510 home cinema system. ...

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

Combining style and performance, this elegant and hassle-free system indulges you with endless hours of viewing and listening pleasure. So sit back and immerse yourself in movies and music in the comfort of your home.


Output Power / Total:500Watt

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 Effects:Dynamic Bass Enhancement (DBE)
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround Sound Effects:SonoWave Surround Sound
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theater system


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:2 + Subwoofer (2.1)
Progressive Scan: Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:2 + Subwoofer (2.1)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes


Type:DVD player

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Wireless Music System: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


Tuner Bands:FM/MW
Tuner Type:Digital


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No

Remote Control

Type:Remote control


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS