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Samsung HT-C5500

Samsung HT-C5500
alaScore 83

656 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 656 reviews of Samsung HT-C5500. 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. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HT-C5500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung HT-C5500


alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 user reviews of Samsung HT-C5500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Views about the reliability and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the size.

usability, price, design, reliability

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HT-C5500 Blu-Ray 5.1 ch Home Cinema System - Wireless Rear Speaker ReadySamsung HT-C5500 Blu-Ray 5.1 ch Home Cinema System - Wireless Rear Speaker Ready

Sep, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung HT-C5500


alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 user reviews of Samsung HT-C5500 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 People are impressed by the price, whereas the design and usability get negative views.


usability, design

65% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HT-C5500 Blu-ray Home Theater System (Old Version)Samsung HT-C5500 Blu-ray Home Theater System (Old Version)

Sep, 2018

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Excellent Quality


Very happy with the product. The quality of the product is excellent, we have a Samsung LCD Flat Screen TV so we know that the product is made well.Hook-up was very easy. The features are great,internet at tv is a great feature to have and use.

Nov, 2010

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I've owned this system for about 6 months. it is great for the price and the quality is outstanding. samsung makes great products. i own a samsung HD TV awesome. this Samsung HTC5500 Blu-ray Home Theater Surround Sound System is a great buy.

Sep, 2010

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Samsung HT-C5500 Blu-ray Home Theater system


The fact that it is a home theater system adds a lot of eagerness to using it and checking its sound system and picture quality and things like that. But if the internet connectivity is dismal it only means partial value on the purchase of this home...

Sep, 2010

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Good Deal


Good product and good price for all that you get.

Aug, 2010

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Nice set


I got this about a month ago, Easy to connect, nice piano color which match TV. I already upgrade it to the new firmware, I just cannot hear the tv content on it. Like features like Netflix, and Pandora. I would recommend this to a friend.

Jul, 2010

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Hasn't worked for a month, lousy customer service


It worked for a week, then the unit quit responding to the remote. After numerous calls to Samsung, they are supposedly shipping a new remote. I've been waiting for it for a month now. Always the same thing: It's being shipped right now. I used to have...

Jun, 2010

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Very pleased


For the price of this theater system, i am very impressed with its functionality and quality. It is easy to set up, sounds fantastic, and all the features work great. It loads blue-rays in about 5s and the InternetATTV function allowing netflix,...

Jun, 2010

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Samsung HT-C5500 Crystal Clear.


I was browsing online for a great at home digital theater experience. I came across the Samsung HT-C5500 and fell in love. I immediately went to retail stores to hear it in person and I was amazed. The crystal clear sound made me feel like I was right...

If you are into high sound quality then I highly recommend this sound system

It is slightly difficult to hook up. Find a man to do it for you

Dec, 2010

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good product for the price


used 4 bedroom tv

Nov, 2010

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Love this product


We use this in conjunction with our new Samsung TV and just love the quality of sound. It\'s almost like being at the movies.

Clear Sound","Easy To Setup","Energy Efficient","Good Remote","Interfaces Well With TV

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications

The Samsung HT-C5500 5.1 channel, Blu-ray/DVD/CD Home Theater with 1000 watts power output opens up a dimensions in surround sound. It features enhanced content sharing and connectivity with BD Live and Internet TV; an easy way to access online content without having to turn on your PC, and DLNA allows you to wirelessly connect with compatible portable devices. The iPod /iPhone docking cradle increases your audio/video playback and connectivity options, and with USB host play various multimedia files can be played without the need for a PC.


Output Power / Total:1000Watt


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pro Logic II,Dolby TrueHD,DTS,DTS-HD
Audio formats supported:AC3, MP3, WMA / MP3, WAV, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD
MP3 bit rates:80 - 384
RMS rated power:1000
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):70
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.5

Audio System

Built-in Cradle:iPod cradle
Built-in Decoders:Dolby Pro Logic II / Dolby Digital / DTS decoder / Dolby Digital Plus / DTS-HD decoder / Dolby TrueHD
Components:Speaker system / Blu-Ray disc player / AV receiver
Functions (KA):Digital player / AV receiver / Blu-Ray disc player / Network player
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theater system

Center speaker

Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker RMS power:170


Optical Digital Input: Yes

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No


Type:Blu-Ray disc player

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):75

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung HT

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player / DVD Player

Other Features

HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Package weight:24.3
Package width:22.1
Satellite speaker driver size:416
Subwoofer depth:13.5
Surround speaker dimensions (WxHxD):3.54 x 2.7 x 5.57 / 3.54 x 5.57 x 2.7
Surround speaker weight:20.1

Other features

Satellite speaker driver diameter:416

Packaging Content

Cables included:AV

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):22.1 x 16.4 x 13.5
Package weight:388
Package width:22.1

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio optical in:1
FM antenna: Yes
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):75


FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:15
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker impedance:3
Satellite speakers RMS power:660


Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer RMS power:170
Subwoofer type:Passive

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:iPod
Color of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Image formats supported:JPG
Karaoke: No


3D compatibility: No
Video compression format:AVI, Divx, WMV / DivX
Video formats supported:AVI,Divx,WMV / DivX

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):14.2 x 2.7 x 2.93
Center speaker weight:19.4
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):3.54 x 2.7 x 8.17 / 3.54 x 8.17 x 2.7
Front speaker weight:23.6
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 12.8 x 2.48
Main unit weight:7.72
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):6.61 x 11.6 x 13.8 / 6.61 x 13.8 x 11.6
Subwoofer weight:133.3 / 8.33