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Philips HTS5550

Philips HTS5550
alaScore 79

88 reviews

Sep, 2018

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Philips HTS 5550


Philips HTS 5550

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS, DTS 96/24
Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
RMS rated power:1200 / 900
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):65
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):30

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker type:2-way
Center speaker woofer diameter:7.62
Center speaker woofer diameter (imperial):7.62
Center speaker woofer size:7.62

Compatible formats

Playable Disc Formats:CD (Audio), CD-R, CD-RW, VCD, SVCD, DVD (Video), DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL
Playable File Formats:MP3, DivX, WMV, XviD


Component Video Inputs:1
Composite Video Outputs:1
Digital Audio Inputs:1xCoaxial
Digital Audio Outputs:1xOptical
HDMI Outputs:1
USB Ports:1


Progressive Scan: Yes
Radio: Yes
Radio Type:FM
THX Certified: No

Front speakers

Front speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Front speaker impedance:3
Front speaker type:2-way
Front speaker woofer diameter:7.62
Front speaker woofer diameter (imperial):7.62
Front speaker woofer size:7.62

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive: No

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:Tray
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of Discs:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:DVD Player
Playback disc formats:SVCD, VCD

Other features

Center speaker depth:9.2
Center speaker height:9.5
Center speaker width:28
Centre speaker dimensions (WxHxD):280 x 95 x 92
Centre speaker driver diameter:5.08
Centre speaker driver size:5.08
Channels quantity:40
Front speaker depth:26
Front speaker height:110.1
Front speaker weight:1.38 / 3.77
Front speaker width:26
HDMI ports quantity:1
Height :5.8
Package depth:42.5
Package height:69.7
Package width:1.2 / 120
Rear speaker depth:26
Rear speaker height:110.1
Rear speaker width:26
Set weight:3.7
Set width:43.5
Subwoofer depth:34.2
Subwoofer dimensions (WxHxD):196 x 395 x 342
Subwoofer height:39.5
Subwoofer width:19.6

Packaging Content

Cables included:AV
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:425
Package dimensions (WxDxH):400 x 1200 x 697 / 400 x 697 x 1.2 / 400 x 697 x 1200
Package height:697
Package weight:32.7 / 33 / 34.7
Package width:1.2 / 1200

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
FM antenna: Yes
HDMI Out:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.9
Power consumption (typical):150

Product properties

Audio Decoders:Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, DTS 96/24
Built-In Hard Drive: No
DVD Player: Yes
DVD-Recorder: No
Total Output:900


FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:40
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:4
Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20 / 150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:4


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):16.5 / 2.54
Subwoofer driver size:16.5 / 2.54
Subwoofer frequency range:20 - 150 / 40 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer Type:Passive

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Colour of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):EasyLink
Frequency range:20 - 20 / 20 - 20.000 / 20 - 20000
Image formats supported:JPEG XR
Karaoke: No
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Playback modes:Rotation, Slideshow, Zoom
Power:150 / 180

TV tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
Movie modes:Action, Concert, Drama
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video formats supported:DivX, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, Xvid
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):280 x 92 x 95 / 95 x 92 x 280
Center speaker weight:0.68 / 1.4
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):1101 x 260 x 260 / 260 x 260 x 1101
Front speaker weight:1.38 / 3.77
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):435 x 358 x 58
Main unit weight:3.56
Rear speaker weight:1.38 / 3.77
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):196 x 342 x 395 / 395 x 342 x 196
Subwoofer weight:5.25 / 5.37 / 6.3