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The system is comprised of four satellite speakers, one center speaker.

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DVD playback is quick and responsive, doesn't lag

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setup is easy enough for entry-level users

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clear and well balanced sound output

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speakers are small and easy to position wherever you have space

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surround sound theater effects are impressive

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build quality of all components seems very good, nothing flimsy

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makes the low wattage sound much louder when set up properly

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radio antenna isn't very good, a number of stations have static

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The RCA RTD217 is an entry-level 5.1 channel home theater system that is suitable for small to medium-sized rooms and is a step up from the RTD215.  The system is comprised of four satellite speakers, one center speaker, and a 50-watt subwoofer which gives it a total system power of 250 watts.  It features Dolby Digital 5.1 channel surround sound technology to provide a full, wide band frequency response of 20Hz to 20kHz.  The RTD217 includes a 5-disc progressive scan DVD player that offers multi-format playback to give it support for rewritable discs, VCD, SVCD, MP3, and WMA files.  The DVD player also has a digital AM/FM tuner, supports CD ripping, and has a USB input for playing music, photos, and videos directly from an MP3 player or digital camera.  The system is Energy Star qualified with low power consumption in standby mode and is available in a black finish.

  • DVD/CD Home Theater System
  • Dolby Digital® 5.1 Channel Surround Sound
  • 250 Watts Total System Power
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz-20kHz
  • 5-disc DVD Player 
    • Progressive Scan Output
    • Multi-Format Playback – Plays DVD, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, CD, CD-R/RW, MP3, WMA®, VCD, SVCD and JPEG
    • Digital AM/FM Tuner
    • CD Ripping
    • USB Input
  • 4 Satellite Speakers with 40 watts power handling
  • Center Channel Speaker with 40 watts power handling
  • 50-watt Subwoofer
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Black Finish
  • 90-day limited warranty
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