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Samsung HT-C550A

Samsung HT-C550A
alaScore 79

96 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 reviews of Samsung HT-C550A. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The design is also mentioned favorably.

price, design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HT-C550A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Samsung HT-C550A 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 Reviewers really like the design and usability.

price, usability, design

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HT-C550 5.1 1000W DVD Home Theatre SystemSamsung HT-C550 5.1 1000W DVD Home Theatre System

Sep, 2018

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not worth the money imho


would definitely not recommend it

Looked great with my other matching components

sound quality was poor (bass is weak satellites didnt fear much better). Presets did not sound good either and I am no audiophile but it was so obviously terrible. The system was overall laggy when switching between functions and the finally act to...

Jul, 2010

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SAMSUNG HT-C550 DVD Home Theater System


I wish I could send it back for a refund. I would not like to play with this again.

No pros

This is a dog. I thought the remote was bad so Samsung sent me a replacement. The functions still do not work. It will not turn on with the remote It will turn off. None of the sound control buttons work. The only good point is that a DVD will play ;...

Jun, 2010

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Samsung HT-C550 Home Theater System


Samsung HT-C550 Home Theater System I bought this Samsung Home Theater system to replace a DVD player that had begun to have problems, skips, and other difficulties playing back my DVD collection. This was a nice ...

Reasonable, Great reproduction of sound and video, 1080p, 1000 watts, full featured remote control


Aug, 2010

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Samsung HT-C550 Home Theater System


Samsung HT-C550 Home Theater System

Reasonable, Great reproduction of sound and video, 1080p, 1000 watts, full featured


Aug, 2010

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Good but not great


Samsung claimed this

Clear Sound","Energy Efficient

Confusing Remote","Difficult To Setup","Terrible instructions

Jun, 2010

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Clear surround WEAK bass


This was very easy to setup the sound from the rear speakers is fantastic, but and it is a big but if you like to hear bass, the bass will not even when cranked up in the settings even be noticed. I have heard t.v.s have more bass sound than this...

Clear Sound, Easy To Setup, Interfaces Well With TV

Bad remote setup, Bass doesnt boom, Unclear directions

Apr, 2010

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not users friendly. Lot of confusion between TV remote ...


not users friendly . Lot of confusion between TV remote and Samsung Remote operations. No proper guidance is given in manual book.

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Samsung HT systems are total waste.


Beware Samsung uses cheap laser optics in its ht systems. My Samsung ht system has got laser faults 2 time for which I have to pay 1600 rs two times to replace the entire disc tray and lens. The two units failed 2 times and now it is only reading vcd...

Product Specifications


Output Power / Total:1000Watt


Audio formats supported:AC3, MP3, WMA / MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS
MP3 bit rates:80 - 320
RMS rated power:1000
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):70
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.5
WMA bit rates:56 - 128

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:140 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker RMS power:166

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.286
Power consumption (typical):75


Packaged Quantity:1

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, 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 Player

Other Features

Compatibility:- iPhone\n- iPod
Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 10.7 x 2.32 / 16.9 x 2.32 x 10.7
HDMI ports quantity:1
Surround speaker dimensions (WxHxD):3.54 x 2.7 x 5.57 / 3.54 x 5.57 x 2.7 / 3.54 x 51.2 x 4.69
Surround speaker weight:6.35
Weight:5.51 / 88.2

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):20.9 x 16.4 x 13.1 / 35.7 x 16.4 x 18.8
Package weight:24.3 / 388 / 48.5

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio optical in:1
FM antenna: Yes
I/O ports:HDMI-CEC\niPod
Microphone in: Yes
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):0.286
Power consumption (typical):75


FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS):No / Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:Y
Satellite speaker frequency range:140 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:3
Satellite speaker sensitivity:86
Satellite speakers RMS power:664


Subwoofer frequency range:40 - 160000
Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer RMS power:170
Subwoofer sensitivity:88

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Image formats supported:JPG
Karaoke: No


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

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):14.2 x 2.7 x 2.93 / 14.2 x 2.93 x 2.7
Center speaker weight:19.4
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):3.54 x 2.7 x 5.57 / 3.54 x 5.57 x 2.7 / 3.54 x 51.2 x 4.69
Front speaker weight:6.35
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):6.1 x 11.2 x 13.8 / 6.61 x 13.8 x 11.6
Subwoofer weight:8.33