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Philips HTS2500

Philips HTS2500
alaScore 81

50 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Philips HTS2500. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The usability and price are also appreciated.

price, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS2500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Philips HTS2500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

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This summary is based on the products: Philips HTS2500/12 300W 5.1 Channel DVD Home Cinema SystemPhilips HTS2500/12 300W 5.1 Channel DVD Home Cinema System

Aug, 2018

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Philips HTS2500


easy to use great sound

no hdmi socket

Jan, 2012

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Philips HTS2500


cheap does what it says on the box, got radio and aux to plug in multi disc cd player

a bit noisey when loading a disc but great apart from that

Jan, 2012

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Philips HTS2500


Resonable sound for the price of the product, the sound is much clearer and definable when playing dvds, it does not sound just as good when you are using it to play the tv/set top box through.

Surprised that even for a product of this price that the available connections between the device and tv are pretty basic, no scart no hdmi.

Jan, 2012

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Philips HTS2500


Its a good system that I'm pleased with

Jan, 2012

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Philips HTS2500


Great sound quality Strong bass Looks great Works perfectly and has usb input Would advise the purchase of an audio R+L to aux cable for use with ipod and tv Great value for money

No HD dvd player however at the price can't complain Hard to organise wires

Jan, 2012

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Sep, 2011

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looks great


haven't used this item yet as i bought it for my son birthday but it looks great and well worth the money

Sep, 2011

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Quirky setup but excellent value


I wouldn't appreciate subtle differences in dynamic sound ranges or bass boosting; getting a powered multiple speaker system was what mattered. And this Philips kit serves that purpose

Sep, 2011

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Philips HTS2500 DVD Home Theatre System


great value for money

Sep, 2011

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Philips HTS2500 DVD Home Theatre System


good product and price was really good sound is excellent but does need to be quite high

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1
Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
RMS rated power:300
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 tweeter diameter:7.62
Center speaker tweeter size:7.62

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive: No

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Wi-Fi: No

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 / DVD Recorder
Playback disc formats:CD audio, CD video, SVCD, VCD

Other features

Center speaker depth:7.5 / 7.7
Center speaker height:10
Center speaker width:10
Centre speaker dimensions (WxHxD):100 x 100 x 75
Centre speaker driver diameter:2.54 / 7.62
Centre speaker driver size:2.54 / 7.62
Channels quantity:40
Front speaker depth:7.5
Front speaker height:10
Front speaker weight:0.48 / 0.5
Front speaker width:10
Height :5.8
Package depth:39.5
Package height:31
Package width:57
Power requirements:110-240V, 50/60 Hz
Rear speaker depth:7.5 / 7.6
Rear speaker height:10
Rear speaker width:10
Satellite speaker driver diameter:7.62
Satellite speaker driver size:7.62
Set weight:2.3
Set width:36
Subwoofer depth:26.5
Subwoofer dimensions (WxHxD):160 x 267.5 x 265 / 160 x 268 x 265
Subwoofer height:26.8
Subwoofer width:16

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

Package depth:395
Package dimensions (WxDxH):570 x 310 x 395
Package height:310
Package weight:8.45 / 8.6
Package width:570

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
AUX In: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1 / 2
Composite Video Out:1
FM antenna: Yes
Front / Side connections:USB
Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110-240
Auto power off: Yes
Power Consumption (Standby):0.9
Power consumption (typical):55


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

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20.000 / 150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:3
Wireless satellite speakers: No


Card reader integrated: No


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):13.3 / 2.54
Subwoofer driver size:13.3 / 2.54
Subwoofer frequency range:20 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:12
Subwoofer Type:Passive
Wireless Subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
AV input: Yes
Child lock: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Image formats supported:JPEG / JPG
Karaoke: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Power LED: Yes
Slide show: Yes

TV tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D: No
Video formats supported:DivX, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, WMV, Xvid / MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, XviD

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):100 x 75 x 100 / 100 x 77 x 100
Center speaker weight:0.48 / 480 / 500
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):100 x 75 x 100
Front speaker weight:0.48 / 480 / 500
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):360 x 303 x 58
Main unit weight:2.3
Rear speaker weight:0.48 / 480 / 500
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):100 x 75 x 100
Satellite speaker weight:500
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):160 x 265 x 268 / 267.5 x 265 x 160
Subwoofer weight:2.65 / 2.7