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Philips DC 199

Philips DC 199
alaScore 79

13 reviews

Dec, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Philips DC 199. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. People really like the design.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Philips DC 199 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Philips DC 199 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Audio Systems on

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Dec, 2018

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Philips DC199


Great looking product and nice sound

Does not charge IPOD Touch as not compatible, However, will play music from it.

Nov, 2009

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Philips DC199


decent sounding docking station really fills the room.

bit difficult to work out with the docking station how to sync music to the ipod.

Oct, 2009

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Philips DC199


Great looking product and nice sound

Does not charge IPOD Touch as not compatible, However, will play music from it

Oct, 2009

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Philips DC199


Lovely Design

Wireless speakers would have been better

Jun, 2009

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Philips DC199


Excellent sound quality, nice design and compact size, good features.

Alarm gets loud very quickly and tremote control cannot operate the ipod menus to select a new album etc.

Jan, 2009

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Philips DC199


The DC199 has beautiful sound quality and looks the part. plenty of good features such as ipod dock, and aux port.

The alarm that increases in volume every second, gets very loud very quickly.

Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

Free your music and enjoy it in superb sound with friends. Just dock your iPod in the sleek and compact DC199 - it delivers dynamic sound and essential functionalities that let you enjoy music just the way you like it.


Audio output channels:2.1
RMS rated power:15 / 2

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Cradle:iPod cradle
Functions (KB):Digital player / iPod cradle / Radio
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB)
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):Boomboxes, radios, clock radios
Type:Clock radio

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Color of product:Black / White
Magnet type:Neodymium
Product color:Black
Volume Control:Digital / Rotary

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA

Dimensions & Weight



Backlight color:White
Backlight display:Y
Built-in display:Y

Energy Management

Built-in charger: Yes
Power source type:AC


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips Docking Entertainment System

MD System

Type: None

Other Features

Alarms:24-hour alarm resetBuzzer AlarmRadio AlarmRepeat alarm (snooze)Sleep timer
Antenna:FM Antenna
Audio system:Stereo
Auto digital tuning: Yes
Backlight: Yes
Backlight color:White
Channels quantity:20
Clock/Date display: Yes
Compatible products:iPod, iPod mini, iPod nano, iPod 5
Dimensions (WxDxH):6.3 x 10.1 x 6.73
Main speaker depth:3.15
Main speaker height:3.54
Main speaker width:3.15
Remote Control Type:Multi-functional
Set width:6.3
Sound enhancement technology:Dynamic Bass Boost
Speaker depth:3.15
Speaker height:3.54
Speaker width:3.15
Speakers:integrated subwoofer

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):5.67 x 2.44 x 5.67


Alarm clock:Y / Yes
Apple docking:Y
Apple docking compatibility:iPod
Bass adjustment:Y
Compatibility:iPod touch\niPod classic\niPod nano 3rd Generation\niPod 5th Generation\niPod with colour display\niPod mini\niPod nano 1st Generation\niPod nano 2nd Generation
Playback Modes:Fast forward, Fast reverse, Next, Pause, Play, Previous
Sleep Timer:Y / Yes
Snooze function:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

AUX in:Y / Yes
Bluetooth:N / No
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Built-in charger:Y
Power source type:AC


FM radio:Y / Yes
Preset Station Qty:20
Preset stations quantity:20
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM

Remote Control

Type:Remote control


Subwoofer included:Y
Subwoofer RMS power:15
Subwoofer type:Active

Technical Details

Backlight display: Yes
Main speaker depth:3.15
Main speaker height:3.54
Main speaker width:3.15
Neodymium magnet system:Y
Neodynium magnet system: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.1 / 10.2