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Philips MCD289

Philips MCD289
alaScore 76

27 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Philips MCD289. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips MCD289 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Thomas McKinnon (

Philips MCD289


Enhance movie and music playback with the MCD289 and experience easy and clutter-free installation via a digital wireless subwoofer. It plays DVD, DivX and USB direct playback. Comes with table-top and wall-mount options.

It supports a wide range of audio and video media formats.

It only has one disc slot.

Aug, 2008

Product Specifications

Enhance movie and music playback with the MCD289 and experience easy and clutter-free installation via a digital wireless subwoofer. It plays DVD, DivX, USB and other media, and comes with table-top and wall-mount options.


Output Power / Total:100Watt


Audio output channels:2.1
RMS rated power:100 / 2

Audio System

Functions (KA):Digital player / DVD player / Radio
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB) / Loudness
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Type:AV System

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Energy Star certified: No


Headphone Jack:Built-in / Yes


Cassette deck: No
Colour of product:Black
Disc loading type:slot
Loader type:slot
Optical disc player: Yes
Type:Micro set


Display Type:VFD


Type:DVD player


Equaliser:Built-in / Yes


DVD region code:3 / 5
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CHI (TR), ENG, ESP, POR / ENG, RUS
Programmable tracks:20
Sleep timer: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips DVD Micro Theatre

Management features

Sleep timer: Yes

MD System

Type: None


Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Bass reflex: Yes
Karaoke: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
Number of subwoofers:1
RMS rated power:100
Subwoofer Type:Active

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:slot
Optical disc player type:DVD Recorder

Other features

Antenna: Yes
Auto digital tuning: Yes
Channels quantity:20
Dimensions (WxDxH):200 x 250 x 110
DVD region code:4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Height :25
ID3 Tag display: Yes
Package depth:22.4
Package height:36.8
Package width:48 / 48.6
Set width:20
Speaker depth:3.3
Speaker height:22
Speaker width:14
Subwoofer depth:30.2
Subwoofer height:19.7
Subwoofer width:17

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AV, Component
FM antenna: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:224
Package height:368
Package weight:7.5
Package width:480 / 486


Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Channels quantity:20
Image formats supported:JPG
MP3 Playback: Yes
Playback disc formats:CD audio, SVCD, VCD
Video formats supported:DIVX

Ports & interfaces

Apple docking compatibility: No
AUX In: Yes
AV output: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
FM antenna: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:110-240
Power Source:AC


Preset stations quantity:20
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner enhancements:Auto Store
Tuner type:Digital

Radio System

Tuner Type:Digital radio tuner / FM

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Subwoofer Type:Active

Technical Details

Image formats supported:JPEG
Main speaker depth:3.3
Main speaker height:22
Main speaker width:14


Type: None

TV tuner

Tuner enhancements:Auto Store

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):140 x 33 x 220
Height :25
Package depth:22.4
Package dimensions (WxDxH):486 x 224 x 368
Package height:36.8
Package weight:7.5
Package width:48.6
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):170 x 197 x 302 / 197 x 302 x 170