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Philips FWM185

Philips FWM185
alaScore 79

34 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Philips FWM185. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Philips FWM185 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Product Specifications


Energy Star certified: Yes


Cassette deck:Y / Yes
Cassette deck technology:Mechanical
Colour of product:Black, Red, Silver / Black, Silver / Grey
Disc loading type:Tray
Loader type:Tray
Number of decks:1
Number of Discs:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player:Y / Yes
Type:Home audio mini system / Mini set


Backlight display: Yes
Display Type:LCD


Alarm function:N / Y / Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Programmable tracks:20
Remotely operated: Yes
Sleep timer:Y / Yes


Audio amplifier:Y
Bass boost technology:Y
Bass reflex:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Frequency range:63 - 16000
Karaoke: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
Peak Music Power Output (PMPO):2000
RMS rated power:120 / 4 / 40
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):62
Speaker Type:2-way
Tweeter diameter:5.08 / 5.1
Tweeter size:5.08
Woofer Diameter:10.2
Woofer size:10.2


Wi-Fi:N / No

Other features

Additional accessories:Remote Control\nGuarantee booklet
Cassette playback modes:Auto stop
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Clock function:Y
Dimensions (WxDxH):220 x 272 x 292 / 220 x 285 x 292
Disc loading type:Tray
DVD Audio Playback: No
Eco power standby:1 W
Guarantee booklet:Y
Main speaker:4" woofer, 2" tweeter, 2 way, Bass Reflex Speaker System / 4" woofer\nPiezo\n2 way\nBass Reflex Speaker System
Media types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD
Power requirements:200-240 V
Recording Media:Tape
Set width:22
Sound enhancement technology:Dynamic Bass Boost, digital sound control / Dynamic Bass Boost\nDigital Sound Control
Speaker depth:18.2
Speaker height:29.2
Speaker width:19
Tape recording enhancement:CD Synchro Start
USB direct modes:Fast forward, Fast Backward, Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Program Play, Repeat, Stop

Packaging Content

Accessories included:Included accessories: Remote Control, Guarantee booklet, Quick Use Guide, User Manual: English / Included accessories: Remote Control, Guarantee booklet, Quick Use Guide, User Manual: Spanish
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Audio formats supported:MP3 / MP3, WMA / MP3,WMA
Card reader integrated:N / No
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW / CD,CD-R,CD-RW
MP3 Playback:Y / Yes
Playback disc formats:CD audio
Playback modes:Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous, Repeat, Repeat all, Repeat one, Shuffle / Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous, Repeat, Repeat one, Shuffle / Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous, Repeat, Shuffle / Previous, Fast forward, Fast reverse, Next, Repeat, Repeat all, Repeat one, Shuffle
Record playback: Yes
Recording on:Tape
USB direct playback:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Apple Docking:N
Apple docking compatibility: No
AUX In:Y / Yes
Headphone connectivity:2.5 mm / 3.5 mm
USB port:N / No / Y / Yes


AC input frequency:50 / 50/60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 200-240 / 220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):1
Power Source:AC


FM band range:87.5 - 108
MW band range:531 - 1602
Supported radio bands:AM, FM, MW / FM, MW / FM,MW

Technical Details

Number of Discs:1

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:27.2 / 272 / 28.5
Height :29.2 / 292
Package depth:41 / 41.6 / 49.1
Package dimensions (WxDxH):510 x 416 x 350
Package height:35 / 38.3 / 41.3
Package weight:10.4 / 10.6 / 10.8 / 10.9 / 9.33 / 9.5
Package width:41.5 / 51 / 52.5
Width:22 / 220