Summary: This is a nice compact stereo system. I have owned this system for over four years. It works very well, with no problems at all. The sound is not spectacular; the highs are a little bit rolled off, but it generates a nice warm bass. Back in 2007 when this was brand new, the "executive" stereo system was pretty popular. The idea was to build a nice looking, compact stereo that sounded good in a large office or a bedroom. Philips hit that design exactly on the money.
Summary: With the limited budget I had I bought this stereo thinking that it would be the best deal I could get. I'm happy to report that I believe it was a good purchase. It has a very stylish look, and so far I’ve had no problems with its quality. I can’t comment on the installation, since I wasn’t the one who did it, but it seemed simple since not a lot of time was spent on installing it. The only thing negative I have to say is on shipping part. They (overstock?