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Philips HTS3544

Philips HTS3544
alaScore 77

126 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 reviews of Philips HTS3544. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. The usability and price also get good reviews, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS3544 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 user reviews of Philips HTS3544 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on People are impressed by the design and size. The usability and price also get good comments. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

price, usability, size, design


81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips HTS3544 Home Theater System with iPod Connectivity (Silver) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Philips HTS3544 Home Theater System with iPod Connectivity (Silver) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Jul, 2018

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Good deal


Very prompt service and support from NewEgg. NewEgg, no doubt you are the best and you proved/proving again again to me. I am so happy to get my things from you, with respect, with quality. Thanks for all your wonderful support.

Good system, works as mentioned

Nothing yet this moment

Jun, 2009

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bad warp


This system is better then I thought it was going to be. I was just hoping it was going to work. This system is perfect for a small front room or bedroom. Easy to setup

Is not ment for a big room, verry little settings

Jun, 2009

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Died in less than a year


I was very happy when it worked, but that was for way too short of time. Ultimately, I regret buying this system and have found many people with the same problems I have experienced. I think it has something to do with a very cheap power supply that...

Sounded great when it was working. Tons of functions. HDMI. DVD picture looked terrific. I think the upconversioning of regular DVDs looks better than DVDs played in my PS3. Plays DVDs from all regions. USB port for plugging in a USB stick to look at...

One day, after about 8-9 months, the power cut out. I unplugged it and plugged it back in a while later and it resumed functioning. a few days later the same thing happened and eventually it came back. Then one day the LEDs on the front came on but...

May, 2009

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Great Product


Great Sound and picture

The system is great it has great sound and with HDMI Cable the picture is greater than anything

May, 2009

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Experience makes the product


I never even had the chance to mess with the thing let alone figure out how it worked but I do know this. Your first impression and experience with a product often determines how you perceive it's quality and, in my case, getting THREE dead units shows...

Has a lot of features

First model I got shipped to me was DOA, no power. Waited a week for the replacement to come, SAME THING. DOA. Get ANOTHER one sent to me, and by this third week, Im ready to give up. Third one... DOA

May, 2009

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Always loved Philips, so I thought this would be a great buy. Unfortunately, Philips has ruined its reputation with me on this product. They sent me a much cheaper model with the Rapid Replacement program, and it did not work either.

Looks great ; Easy understanding ; Good price

Did not work. Followed directions to the T, but the system made a loud clicking noise ; No HDMI in ; Remote feels very cheap ; iPod dock feels very cheap

May, 2009

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Sounds good


Do not expect have 5.1 surround sound while watching content from cable or sat. Whether broadcast in surround or not.

Easy setup. Loud enough to scare small children. Decent clarity

No support for 5.1 in TV mode

Apr, 2009

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Awesome sound


I found mine on a famous auction site for 80 bucks. I would have bought it here if i didn't find it so cheap somewhere else. New Egg is awesome always satisfied.

Great sound! I love the progressive scan its turns regular DVD into Blue ray quality. The USB port is also a plus you can put videos and pics on a flash drive and view them on your tv.

DVD tray is a little flimsy, Has wired connectors for the speakers so the wire can't be upgraded unless you splice.

Nov, 2008

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Big Bang For Your Buck!


After buying a front projector I needed to upgrade from my cheap $50 surround sound system, which for the price was impressive, but two of the speakers had gone out and the subwoofer had blown. So, I decided to upgrade to a true digital surround sound ...

True 5.1 Surround Sound, Warm Sound, Clear Dialogue, Deep Bass & a Great Price

Needs an optical input for external players like Blu-Ray & HD-DVD

Jul, 2008

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Very good HT for the price


ipod dock, Bass quality,Price, Plays home burned DVDs

Wired satellite speakers (not wireless even for the rear).

Feb, 2008

Product Specifications


MP3 bit rates:32 - 256
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):65

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:3

Compatible formats

Playable Disk Types:CD (Audio), CD-R, CD-RW, VCD, SVCD, DVD (Video), DVD (Audio), DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW
Playable File Formats:MP3, WMA, JPEG, DivX


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


Built-in radio: Yes
Number of presets:40
Progressive Scan: Yes
Radio Type:AM/FM

Other features

Centre speaker driver diameter:2.54
Centre speaker driver size:2.54
HDMI ports quantity:1
Height :5.5
Package depth:31.5
Package height:49.4
Package width:55.7
Satellite speaker driver diameter:7.62
Satellite speaker driver size:7.62
Set weight:4.04
Set width:43.5
Surround speaker weight:620

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):557 x 315 x 494
Package weight:15.9


Power Consumption (Standby):1

Product properties

Audio Decoders:Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
DVD Player Included: Yes
DVD Recorder: No
Hard drive: No
Speaker Output:4x125W + 2x250W
Total Output:1000

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:6


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):20.3
Subwoofer driver size:20.3
Subwoofer frequency range:40 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:8
Subwoofer Type:Passive

Technical Details

Frequency range:180 - 14000


Analog signal format system:NTSC

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):435 x 67 x 93.5
Center speaker weight:1.28
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):198 x 75 x 95.5
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):159.5 x 370 x 355.5
Subwoofer weight:4.78