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Philips MCD 708

Philips MCD 708
alaScore 75

75 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Philips MCD 708. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and usability. The price and design also get good reviews.

design, price, usability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips MCD 708 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Philips MCD 708

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Philips MCD 708 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and usability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, design, usability, size

92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips MCD708 DVD Micro Home Theater SystemPhilips MCD708 DVD Micro Home Theater System

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Russ (newegg.com)

Spectacular value

 

As always, Newegg's customer service makes this process as quick and painless as possible.

This setup looks and sounds like something costing far more than it does; you'd be hard-pressed to buy just a DVD player for the

Apparently Philips' QA slipped on these units. Had to RMA the first one, wouldn't read any discs

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

PHILIPS MCD708 Micro DVD Home Theater System

 

never ever thing of buying this system

this not good audio system at all ; its defective right out of the box, DVD player not open and close

never buy this system

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: Joe (newegg.com)

Defective On Arrival

 

I called Philips and the CSR said my DVD was probably defected. I love being insulted. I'll never buy another Philips product again.

Looks beautiful. The tuner and audio from the CableTV sounded great

The disc drive wouldn't load anything. CDs, DVDs, DivX discs, nothing. I let it sit for 2 hours with the unit turned on, as the manual instructed. The troubleshooting part of it said there may be condensation in the unit and to let it sit. After the...

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: Scott (newegg.com)

Defective product

 

Not happy about paying freight on the RMA. I hope the replacement unit fares better than the original. My poor rating is based on the fact the unit is defective.

Nice compact system with attractive looks. Good value for the price. Great sound from small speakers. Seemed to get good FM reception which is a challenge in my area

When I first inserted CD it would not read the disc. After letting it sit for awhile it seemed to resolve itself. Had to return the unit for replacement because it was cutting off treble response unless I cranked up the volume for a second. Also when...

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: ellic (shopping.com)

Nice sounding, great looks in a small package!

 

This is a great looking, great sounding mini home stereo unit. But there appear to be issues with it.

Great Looks, sound, and features

Clocked stopped keeping time in 4 months

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: ellic (epinions.com)

Nice sounding, great looks in a small package!

 

Great Looks, sound, and features

Clocked stopped keeping time in 4 months

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: fireballsocal (epinions.com)

philips mcd708/37 micro music system review

 

I needed a small music system for my small apartment and the philips mcd708/37 looked to be exactly what I wanted. I purchased the item from costco for about $200. Physically, it is a beautiful product with rosewood colored speakers and mirrored faces ...

Very good style for the money and plays everything I needed it to

The initial broken speaker, sound, and a cheap feeling volume knob

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: fireballsocal (epinions.com)

Philips MCD708 Theater System

 

Very good style for the money and plays everything I needed it to.

The initial broken speaker, sound, and a cheap feeling volume knob.

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: fireballsocal (shopping.com)

philips mcd708/37 micro music system review

 

I needed a small music system for my small apartment and the philips mcd708/37 looked to be exactly what I wanted. I purchased the item from costco for about $200. Physically, it is a beautiful product with rosewood colored speakers and mirrored faces...

Very good style for the money and plays everything I needed it to

The initial broken speaker, sound, and a cheap feeling volume knob

Dec, 2006

Product Specifications

A high quality component system flaunts a stylish and stunning design. With DVD playability, you can now feast your senses on perfect sound. Enrich your movie and sound experience. High-end component design with stand and aluminum die cast cabinet blends perfectly into your interior!

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:100Watt

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:2.0
Audio system:Dolby Digital
RMS rated power:100 / 100, 200

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Components:DVD player / Receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):DVD player / Radio
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB) / Loudness
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KA):Audio systems, radios, karaoke
Type:Micro system

Cassette System

Type: None

Connectors

Coaxial Digital Output:Built-in / Yes
Headphone Jack:Built-in / Yes
Optical Digital Output:Built-in / Yes

Design

Cassette deck: No
Number of decks:1
Optical disc player: Yes
Type:Micro set

Display

Display:VFD
Display Type:VFD

DVD

DVD Repeat Modes:Chapter / Title
Type:DVD player

Equaliser

Equaliser:Built-in / Yes

Ergonomics

DVD region code:2

Front speakers

Front speaker type:2-way
Front speaker woofer diameter:12.7
Front speaker woofer diameter (imperial):12.7
Front speaker woofer size:12.7
Front speakers RMS power:100

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive: No

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:MCD708
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips DVD Micro Theatre

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CHI (TR), ENG / DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, POR, SWE, TUR
Sleep timer: Yes

MD System

Type: None

Multimedia

Mid-range driver diameter:17.2
Mid-range driver size:17.2
Peak Music Power Output (PMPO):2

Networking

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
Motorized disc loader:Y
Optical disc player type:DVD Player
Playback disc formats:CD audio, CD video, SVCD, VCD

Other features

Alarms:CD Alarm, Sleep timer
Audio system:Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Out
Auto digital tuning: Yes
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Channels quantity:40
Depth:23
Dimensions (WxDxH):240 x 230 x 160
DVD Audio Playback: Yes
DVD region code:2
Height :16
I/O ports:Active subwoofer Pre-out\nDigital audio coax out\nDigital opt out\nFM Antenna\nLine out\nMW
Main speaker:2-way, Bass Reflex Speaker System, 5" woofer, Ribbon tweeter, Gold-plate speaker connectors, Speaker grilles detachable, Real rosewood enclosure
Media types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD / CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, DivX, DVD+RW, DVD-Video, Picture CD, Video CD/SVCD
Package depth:37.5
Package height:33
Package width:52.5
Remote control type:49-key with 2xAAA batteries
Set width:24
Speaker depth:22.5
Speaker height:27.5
Speaker width:16

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:Composite
Handheld remote control: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:375
Package dimensions (WxDxH):525 x 375 x 330
Package height:330
Package weight:14.1 / 14.2 / 14.6 / 15
Package width:525

Performance

Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+RW
MiniDisc recorder: No
MP3 Playback: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AUX In: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
FM antenna: Yes
MW antenna: Yes
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1

Power

Power Consumption (Standby):1

Radio

FM band range:87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:40
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported radio bands:FM, MW
Tuner type:Digital

Radio System

Tuner Type:AM/FM / Digital radio tuner

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Satellite speakers

Wireless satellite speakers: No

Subwoofer

Wireless Subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Colour of product:Silver, Wood
Loader type:Motorised, Tray
MP3 Playback: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Playback modes:Repeat, Slow, Zoom / Zoom
Programmable tracks:20

Turntable

Type: None

TV tuner

TV tuner integrated: No

Video

3D: No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video formats supported:DIVX

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):160 x 275 x 225
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):160 x 225 x 275
Main speaker depth:22.5
Main speaker height:27.5
Main speaker width:16
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):240 x 230 x 160
Package depth:37.5
Package height:33
Package weight:15
Package width:52.5