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PHILIPS MP3/USB-Minisystem FWM377

PHILIPS MP3/USB-Minisystem FWM377
alaScore 78

51 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of PHILIPS MP3/USB-Minisystem FWM377. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and price are on the whole positive. Some have doubts about the usability.

price, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the PHILIPS MP3/USB-Minisystem FWM377 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of PHILIPS MP3/USB-Minisystem FWM377 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on People are impressed by the reliability. The price also gets good feedback. Many are negative about the usability.

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67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips FWM377 3-CD Changer/MP3/WMA/Cassette /FM/MW Radio 240W Mini Hi-Fi SystemPhilips FWM377 3-CD Changer/MP3/WMA/Cassette /FM/MW Radio 240W Mini Hi-Fi System

Oct, 2018

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The ability to rip music from tape or cd straight onto Mp3

A little on the bulky side. But not too bad.

Jun, 2008

Product Specifications

For unlimited music enjoyment, the FWM377 offers a 3-CD changer, 30-hours non-stop playback and ability to rip all your music - from CDs, tapes and Tuner - directly to a USB device. Plus, Max Sound and Dynamic Bass Boost ensure great sound!


Output Power / Total:240Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Functions (KA):CD / MP3 player / CD changer / Digital player / Digital recorder / Radio
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB) / Incredible Surround / MAX Sound
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KA):Audio systems, radios, karaoke
Type:Mini system

Cassette System

Control Type:Mechanical
Type:Cassette deck

CD System

Changer Capacity:3
Changer Load Type:Carousel
Media Load Type:Tray
Playback Modes:One track repeat / Programme play / Repeat all / Repeat shuffle
Type:CD / MP3 changer


Headphone Jack:Built-in / Yes


Cassette deck:Y / Yes
Cassette deck technology:Full Logical / Mechanical
Colour of product: / Black, Red, Silver / Black, Silver
Disc loading type:Carousel disc loader
Loader type: / 3 CD Carousel
Number of decks:1 / 2
Number of Discs:3 / 5
Number of optical discs:3
Optical disc player:Y / Yes
Type:Home audio mini system / Mini set


Display Type:FTD
ID3 Tag display: Yes


Type: None


Alarm function:Y / Yes
Child lock:
Firmware upgradeable:
Integrated clock: / Yes
Programmable tracks:40 / 99
Remotely operated: Yes
Sleep timer:Y / Yes


Country Kits:Ireland / United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips FW


LED indicators: / Y

MD System

Type: None


Audio amplifier:Y
Bass boost technology:Y
Bass reflex:Y / Yes
Frequency range:50 - 15000
Karaoke: / No / Y / Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
Peak Music Power Output (PMPO):2 / 3000 / 3200
RMS rated power:220 / 240
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):67
Speaker Type:2-way / 3-way
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.003
Tweeter diameter:5.08 / 5.1
Tweeter size:5.08
Woofer Diameter:13.3 / 13.4 / 16.5
Woofer size:13.3 / 16.5


Ethernet LAN:
Wi-Fi:N / No

Other features

Additional accessories:FM/MW Antenna\nBatteries for remote control\nQuick Use Guide
Alarms: / Y
Audio system:Stereo, Dynamic Bass Boost, Game Sound, MIX-IT
Auto digital tuning:Y / Yes
Cassette playback modes: / Auto stop
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Clock function:Y
Dimensions (WxDxH):265 x 367 x 310 / 265 x 384 x 310 / 265 x 396 x 322
Disc loading type:
DVD Audio Playback: No
Guarantee booklet: / Y
I/O ports:Aux in\nHeadphone out\nUSB\nComposite video (CVBS) out\nFM antenna\nMW antenna / FM\nMW
Main speaker:2 way, 5.25" woofer, 2" tweeter, Bass Reflex Speaker System / 2 way\n5.25" woofer\n2" tweeter\nBass Reflex Speaker System / 2-way, 5.25" woofer, 2" tweeter, Bass Reflex Speaker System
Media types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD
Output Power:480W
Output power description:480W
Power requirements:200-240 V50Hz / 230V, 50Hz
Recording Media:USB device, Tape
Remote control type:23
Set width:26.5
Sound enhancement:MAX Sound\nDynamic Bass Boost 3 steps\nDigital Sound Control 4 modes\nIncredible Surround
Sound enhancement technology:MAX Sound, Dynamic Bass Boost 3 steps, Digital Sound Control 4 modes, Incredible Surround / MAX Sound\nDynamic Bass Boost 3 steps\nDigital Sound Control 4 modes\nIncredible Surround
Speakers:3-way, Bass reflex
Tape recording enhancement:CD Synchro Start
USB direct modes: / Fast Backward, Fast Forward, Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Program Play, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop / Fast Forward, Fast Backward, Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Program Play, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop / Fast forward, Fast reverse, Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Program Play, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop
USB recording modes:instant record, programmed tracks, schedule radio program, single disc, single track / instant record, programmed tracks, schedule radio programme, single disc, single track
USB recording sources:Aux, CD, Tape, Tuner

Packaging Content

Accessories included:Included accessories: AC Power Cord, FM/MW Antenna, Quick Use Guide, Guarantee booklet, Remote control: 32-key with 2xAA Batteries, User Manual: Spanish / Included accessories: FM/MW Antenna, Quick Use Guide, Remote control: 23-key, Guarantee booklet: Global version, User Manual: B-Portuguese
AM antenna:Y
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
FM antenna:Y / Yes
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual: / Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes


Analog signal format system:
Audio formats supported:MP3 / MP3, WMA / MP3,WMA
Card reader integrated:N / No
Channels quantity:40
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, Shuffle / Program, Repeat, Repeat all, Repeat one, Shuffle
Record playback: Yes
Recording on:Tape / Tape, USB
USB direct playback:Y / Yes
USB PC Link driver:Y

Ports & interfaces

Apple Docking:N
AUX In: / Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1 / Yes
Line-in: / Y / Yes
Microphone connectivity:
Microphone in:Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port:Y / Yes


AC input frequency:50 / 50/60
AC input voltage:110-240 / 200-240 / 220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):1
Power Source:AC


FM band range:87.5 - 108
MW band range:531 - 1602
Preset stations:Y
Preset stations quantity:40
Radio Data System (RDS):Y / Yes
RDS features: / CT,PS,PTY / RT, TP
Supported radio bands:FM, LW, MW / FM, MW / FM,MW
Tuner enhancements: / Auto store, Auto tuning / Auto store, Easy set (plug & play / Auto store, Easy set (plug & play)
Tuner type:Digital

Radio System

Tuner Type:AM/FM / Digital radio tuner

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

System requirements

Optical drive required:Y

Technical Details

Number of Discs:3 / 5
Power cord included:Y
USB Host:Y


Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):345 x 322 x 240
Depth:36.7 / 38.4 / 384
Front speaker depth:19.5 / 20.4
Front speaker height:31
Front speaker width:24.8 / 27.3
Height :31 / 310
Main speaker depth:19.5 / 20.4
Main speaker height:31
Main speaker width:24.8 / 27.3
Package depth:44 / 49.6
Package dimensions (WxDxH):544 x 398 x 726 / 640 x 496 x 413
Package height:41.1 / 41.3
Package weight:14.9 / 15.6 / 21
Package width:61.1 / 64
Width:26.5 / 265