Ambisound for 5.1 surround sound from fewer speakers
Ambisound technology produces truly embracing multi-channel surround sound from fewer speakers. It delivers an immersive 5.1 sound experience without the constraints of sitting position, room shape or size, and without the clutter of multiple speakers and cables. Through the combined effect of psychoacoustic phenomena, array processing and precisely angled driver positioning, Ambisound delivers more sound from fewer speakers.
Integrated dock for iPod for playback with on-screen control
An integrated dock lets you play movies, music and photos from your iPod. What's more, you can control the iPod and browse through its contents on your TV screen - all with the home theater system's remote. Doing away with cumbersome cables and connections, the integrated dock brings portable entertainment into your home - with absolute ease.
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Link plays media from USB flash drives
The Universal Serial Bus or USB is a protocol standard that is conveniently used to link PCs, peripherals and consumer electronic equuipment. Hi-Speed USB devices have a data transfer rate of up to 480 Mbps - up from the 12 Mbps in original USB ones. With Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Link, all you have to do is plug in your USB device, select the movie, music or photo and play away.
FullSound™ for enhanced MP3 sound quality
What is music without heart and soul? Philips’ innovative FullSound technology faithfully restores sonic details to compressed music, dramatically enriching and enhancing it, so you experience truly immersive music – without any distortion.
1080p HDMI upconverts to high definition for sharper images
1080p HDMI upconversion delivers images that are crystal clear. Movies in standard definition can now be enjoyed in true high definition resolution - ensuring more details and more true-to-life pictures. Progressive Scan (represented by "p" in "1080p') eliminates the line structure prevalent on TV screens, again ensuring relentlessly sharp images. To top it off, HDMI makes a direct digital connection that can carry uncompressed digital HD video as well as digital multichannal audio, without conversions to analog - delivering perfect picture and sound quality, completely free from noise.
EasyLink for easy control of connected devices via HDMI CEC
EasyLink lets you control multiple devices with one remote. It uses HDMI CEC industry-standard protocol to share functionality between devices through the HDMI cable. With one touch of a button, you can operate all your connected HDMI CEC enabled equipment simultaneously. Functions like standby and play can now be carried out with absolute ease.
MP3 Link plays music from portable media players
MP3 Link allows playback of MP3 files, directly from your portable media player, on your home theater system. Simply connect your portable MP3 player to the built-in MP3 Link jack and enjoy your MP3 music in the superior sound quality delivered by the Philips home theatre system. MP3 Link brings your portable music into the comfort of your living room.
Simple to set up on the wall or tabletop
Despite sophisticated design and engineering that delivers the finest surround sound, this home theater system is surprisingly simple to set up - with only a few cables that can be connected intuitively. Whether on the wall or table top, the system is designed to conveniently go where you want it - so it fits into your home and your lifestyle with ease.