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Philips MCI900

Philips MCI900
alaScore 84

80 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 reviews of Philips MCI900. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. Reviews about the size and reliability are generally positive. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Philips MCI900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Philips MCI900 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on

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This summary is based on the products: Philips MCi900/12 Wireless Component HiFi System with Full Sound SoundSphere Speaker TechnologyPhilips MCi900/12 Wireless Component HiFi System with Full Sound SoundSphere Speaker Technology

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Christen Costa (

Philips Adds MCi900 and MCD900 SoundSphere Micro HiFi Systems | Gadget Review


Philips Adds MCi900 and MCD900 SoundSphere Micro HiFi Systems

Feb, 2010


Expert review by : Hugo Jobling (

Philips MCi900


Expensive it may be, but this wireless sound system has the looks and sound quality to justify it.

The Philips MCi900 looks fantastic and sounds it as well. It may not be as expansible as a Sonos set-up or a Squeezebox, or offer as comprehensive a range of music sources, but it does everything it can excellently. If its particular set of abilities...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Philips MCI900 review


The Philips MCI900 may have striking looks but the musical delivery is unforgivably bland and soft

Looks ; airy, tonally-even delivery ; network streaming as well as CD/DVD playback

Musical delivery is unforgivably bland and soft ; disappointing feature gaps ; electronics lack the speakers’ build quality

Inoffensive sound saves the Philips from a one-star rating; very poor at this price

Oct, 2010

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by : EISA (

European Compact System 2010-2011 - Philips Streamium MCi900


If you're in the market for a compact system that pretty much does it all then the MCi900 is it. This latest Streamium Wi-Fi solution, complete with SoundSphere speakers, will play DVD and DivX movie files, FLAC and WAV music files and offers UPnP...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (

Philips MCi900


A hi-fi system that looks a bit mad but sounds terrific

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
RMS rated power:100

Disk Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160


Built-in display:Y

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1
Supported batteries:2x AAA

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POR, SWE
Sleep Timer: Yes


Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical disc player type:DVD Player

Other Features

Alarms:Buzzer Alarm, CD Alarm, Radio Alarm, Sleep timer, HDD alarm
Antenna:FM dipole
Auto digital tuning: Yes
Backlight: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
ID3 Tag display:Y
Main speaker:SoundSphere, 2 way, Speaker grilles detachable
Media types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, USB flash drive
Picture enhancement:video upsampling, video upscaling, high def (720p, 1080i, 1080p)
Plug and Play: Yes
Power Requirements:220-240V, 50Hz
Remote Control Type:1-way Remote
Set width:9.88
Speaker height:13.9
Speaker width:6.89
USB direct modes:Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop

Packaging Content

Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
FM antenna: Yes
Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB ports quantity:1
USB version:2.0


Power consumption (standby):1
Supported batteries:2x AAA


FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Image formats supported:JPG
Product color:Black
Product colour:Black

TV Tuner

Tuner enhancements:Auto Store


Video compression format:DivX
Video formats supported:DivX