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Philips MX966

Philips MX966
alaScore 73

10 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Philips MX966. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips MX966 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips MX966


alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Philips MX966 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

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Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Steve Guttenberg (

Philips MX966 review: Philips MX966


Philips MX966

Satisfying sound from tiny satellite speakers; subwoofer is an overachiever; impressive connectivity options.

Subpar radio reception.

At this size and price, the MX966 is a knockout, but you must supply the DVD player.

Nov, 2001

Product Specifications

The Philips MX966 Home Theater in a Box System offers incredible sound with six speakers: five compact satellite speakers and a 100W powered wOOx subwoofer. Bringing 600 Watts of power, this Dolby Digital system offers much in connectivity for your home theater accessories including three digital inputs, one digital output, three video inputs, and five S-video options. Customize your sound with Virtual 3D Surround for simulated Surround Sound without Rear Speakers or use the "Hall" function for normal stereo use. This system also comes with a 51-key audio/video multi-brand universal remote control.


Output Power / Total:500Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital/Dolby Digital / DTS decoder
Components:AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround Sound Effects:Virtual Dolby Surround/Virtual Surround Mode
Type:Home theater system

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Coaxial Digital Output: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Equalizer: Yes


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips MX

MD System

Type: None




Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Type: None