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The Philips MCD709/37 is a micro-DVD theater system offered by Philips.

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Solid movie audio performance--dialogue sounds clear, provides a cinematic feel for a 2.1 setup.

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Well-balanced music--lows, mids and treble are all well represented.

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DVD video playback is of good quality, looks good on modern HDTVs despite not having HD upscaling.

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Sleek, modern styling featuring a rosewood veneer on the speakers.

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Good range of optical media support (WMA-CD, MP3-CD, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, SVCD).

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Limited audio adjustment options--EQ settings are limited to presets.

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Fairly pricey for a such a basic system.

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The Philips MCD709/37 is a micro-DVD theater system offered by Philips. The system consists of a compact DVD player, compact AV receiver, a subwoofer and two floorstanding tallboy speakers. The DVD player can play DVDs, VCDs, CDs and a variety of writeble CDs, including MP3, WMA and picture CDs. It features a progressive scan component video output for optimized image quality and Dolby Digital decoding for the ultimate audio experience for movies. The class "D" amplifier gives high quality sound performance and the Neodymium Ribbon Tweeter gives impressive audio fidelity.  There are gold plated speaker connectors and rosewood speaker enclosures for higher sound quality. The DVD and receiver have aluminum die cast cabinets and feature four triangular feet to reduce distortion due to vibration. The Philips MCD709/37 also features an AM/FM tuner and comes with a high quality remote control. 

  • Output Power: Total 380W RMS
  • Sound Enhancement: Class "D" Digital Amplifier, Digital Sound Control 4 modes, Dynamic Bass Boost, Loudness
  • Sound System: Dolby Digital 
  • Main Speaker: Ribbon tweeter, Real rosewood enclosure, Gold-plate speaker connectors, Speaker grilles detachable
  • Subwoofer type: Active
  • Playback Media: DivX, DVD+RW, DVD-Video, Picture CD, Video CD/SVCD
  • Disc Playback Modes: A-B Repeat, Angle, PBC, Slow Motion, Zoom, Parental control, Dynamic Range Compression
  • DVD Region.: 1
  • Video Enhancement: Progressive Scan
  • Playback Media: WMA-CD, MP3-CD, CD, CD-R, CD-RW
  • Disc Playback Modes: 20-Track Programmable, Repeat/one/all/program, Shuffle Play
  • Loader Type: Motorised, Tray
  • Tuner/Reception/Transmission:
    • Tuner Bands: FM Stereo, AM
    • Auto digital tuning
    • Station presets: 40
  • Video Output - Analog: Component Y Pb Pr (cinch), Composite CVBS (yellow cinch), S-Video (on Hosiden)
  • Aux in: 2x(L/R)/ RCA
  • Other connections: Active subwoofer Pre-out, Digital audio coaxial out, Digital optical out, FM Antenna, Line out, MW Antenna
  • Alarms: CD Alarm, Sleep timer
  • Clock: On main display
  • Display Type: VFD display
  • OSD Languages: English, French, Spanish
  • Eco Power Standby: 1 watt
  • Indications: DIM mode
  • Included Accessories: Composite video cable (Y), Control cable, AM/FM Antenna
  • Remote control: 49-key with 2xAAA batteries
  • Set dimensions (W x H x D): 240 x 160 x 230 mm
  • Main speaker dimensions (W x H x D): 240 x 948 x 223 mm
  • Subwoofer dimensions (W x H x D): 426 x 336 x 255 mm
  • Packaging dimensions (W x H x D): 1192 x 440 x 524 mm
  • Weight incl. Packaging: 35 kg
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