Written on: 23/03/2009 by XAGORMARK
Great sound crisp and clear! good subwoofer, value for money. However, dvd playback problems after a year. In my opinion, an excellent choice for your money, very good sound system and very good in dvd playback! (read more)
Written on: 31/12/2003 by Brian Embleton (1 review written)
Don't bother with just a DVD player. Buy a surround sound system like the Philips MX3800D and enjoy the full cinema experience. You don't buy a CD to listen on a mono player so why put up with the disapointing sound from your TV. (read more)
Written on: 21/09/2003 by khaskell (1 review written)
This is the second one of these in 3 weeks first one had lip sync problem this one goes back next week the volume keeps going up and down on voices. (read more)
Written on: 28/05/2003 by RossDevil.
I went to Currys looking to buy A new surround sound system £350 Max. What I wanted was a system that had crystal clear rich sound, DTS playback, good bass, lots off functions and it had to look cool and stylish. I tested ALL of the systems in the store (which really naffed the sales reps off LOL). The only one out of my extensive tests that fitted my criteria was the MX3800D. The thing that sold it to me was the Subwoofer there was no comparison, it had the best bass sound in the shop. It... (read more)
Written on: 14/01/2003 by Alex.
Not having owned a DVD player let alone a home cinema system previously, I was torn between getting a more expensive DVD player and sacrificing the sound or going for the all-in-one home cinema option. After trialing a (different) Philips home cinema system, I decided that sound was equally, if not more important than vision only, and so I chose to go for a home cinema DVD system. If anybody is thinking that they can get away with just the sound output of their stereo TV, they are very, very... (read more)
Written on: 09/01/2003 by TC.
I was really surprised by the Philips MX3800D when it came to playing CDs: Despite the tiny speakers, the surround sound mode was far superior to the conventional stereo mode, producing a room-filling 3D sound with the performance appearing to come from the front speakers. Together with the back fill from the rear speakers, this gives a concert hall effect for a wide variety of listening positions in the room. The 350W power, including powered sub woofer, is more than adequate for my 4 x 5... (read more)
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