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Philips MX5100VR

Philips MX5100VR
alaAverage 3.5

6 reviews

Sep, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Philips MX5100VR. 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. Reviewers really like the price.


On average, users rate this product 70/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Philips MX5100VR from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers are impressed by the price.


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This summary is based on the products: Philips MX5100 450 Watt 5.1 Home Theater System with DVD / VCRPhilips MX5100 450 Watt 5.1 Home Theater System with DVD / VCR

Sep, 2018

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Modern, excellent sound


Jun, 2006

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Poor Quality/Poor Service


The sound was ok, while it worked.

Power supply failed in one week. Service unable to get parts to fix it.

Jul, 2005

Product Specifications

Philips Home Theater System MX5100VR grants you total immersion in movies. With this system you can record your home videos and favorite TV programs. Due to the digital sound reproduction it gives you clear wide and deep sound as well as deep and powerful bass. Its multi-format playability allows you to play DVD-Video, DVD+RW, DVD+R, CD Audio, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, Picture-CD and VHS format.


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit / 96kHz
Audio decoders:DTS Digital Surround,Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:6.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:112 - 320
RMS rated power:450
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):120

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic / DTS-ES decoder

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:120 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:4
Center speaker tweeter diameter:1.75
Center speaker type:2-Way
Center speaker woofer diameter (imperial):2

Combined Device

Type:DVD/VCR home theater system

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None


Built-in display:Y


Type:DVD player

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):5


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Programmable events:6
Programming period:1

MD System

Type: None


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:Tray
Disc types supported:DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:DVD Recorder
Playback disc formats:CD video, VCD

Other Features

Auto digital tuning: Yes
Auto store: Yes
Channels quantity:99
Programming/timer enhancements: Yes
Surround speaker weight:22.9

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, SCART
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):22.8 x 21.3 x 18.5
Package weight:40.1

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
FM antenna: Yes
MW antenna: Yes
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):5


Device Type:Radio tuner
FM radio: Yes
Supported bands:FM, MW
Supported radio bands:FM,MW
Tuner Type:Digital

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:4
Satellite speaker frequency range:120 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:4
Satellite speaker type:2-Way
Satellite speaker woofer diameter (imperial):3


Card reader integrated: No


Subwoofer frequency range:30 - 120
Subwoofer impedance:4
Wireless subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Battery Type:AA
Child lock: Yes
Color of product:Grey
Disc playback modes:Repeat interval, Repeat track
Distortion and noise (1kHz):90
Equalizer customizable: Yes
Equalizer modes:Classic, Jazz, Rock
Frequency range:30 - 20000
Head cleaner:Auto
Number of batteries supported:2
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Playback mode:Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous
Playback Modes:Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous


Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Tuner enhancements:Auto scan, Auto store, Auto tuning
Tuner Type:Analog
TV tuner integrated: Yes


Device Type:VCR
Media Type:VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None


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

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 2.5 x 2.83
Center speaker weight:2.87
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 14.3 x 3.9
Main unit weight:16.3
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):3.7 x 3.5 x 6.1
Satellite speaker weight:22.9
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):7.72 x 17 x 15.4
Subwoofer weight:12.6