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Philips-htl2160.33776771
8.6 out of 10

Philips HTL2160

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Overall 6
6.0

Good sound but very, very annoying to use

Alan Roberts, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: Having read the 'Which' guide on buying a sound bar I drew up a list of the spec I was looking for. Sizewise this fitted the bill - its low height meant it was not in the way of the TVs remote sensor and its short length matched the width of my TV and stand. Sound quality reports where good and I have to say its not bad although suround sound is just an echo in a bathroom!
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Overall 8
8.0

not 60 watts

Mr. S. Humphries, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I am generally pleased with this sound bar but have a stereo with two 20 watt speakers and if I turn them dial above a quarter it is very loud but this sound bar is no where near that. I also dont like the bright orange light glaring at you which has to have something put in front of it.
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Overall 10
10

Philips HTL2160/12

DN, Amazon
13 March 2014
  • Summary: Liked this so much, I purchased a second unit for the kitchen. Great sound at a great price. Likes: the price, sound quality, Bluetooth connection for playing music from my Galaxy phone is great. Dislikes: Surround sound is rubbish, delay of 2 seconds before sound kicks-in, Bass, Treble etc return to default values every time unit powers on.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Audio 8
8.0

Great for the money

Stuartino, Richer Sounds
8 March 2014
  • Summary: Good sound bar for the money, The subwoofer is a bit loud! Great for use with iPhones via bluetooth. My biggest gripe is the lousy remote control. My LG tv sound is terrible, lived with it for so long but my hearing is going! this means it doesn't have to be so loud to hear the show, its so much clearer.
  • Pros: clear sound , price , play music from phone
  • Cons: remote control , doesn't save settings
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Overall 2
2.0

Broken within a month

Nicholas Peter Wright, Amazon
16 February 2014
  • Summary: System sounds pretty good but had it less than a month and now doesn't work. No power whatsoever so having to investigate what the problem is! Also has the shortest plug cable I've ever seen, maybe a meter at a push but clearly designed by people who never had any intention to actually use it. Would obviously give it more stars if it's purely based on how good it is, but it's broken so surely that's irrelevant?!
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Overall 4
4.0

If you can afford it go for full surround.

ANGELA MONKS, Amazon
9 February 2014
  • Summary: Better than my LG tv speakers but thats about it. Bluetooth is good for connecting to mobile devices. Surround setting just creates an echo which is very annoying when people speak. Bass and Tone settings not saved when turned off which is a real pain. Shame really but put in the extra money and buy a full surround system. Thought id use it a lot more but hardly put it on.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Audio 8
8.0

Good Value Soundbar

PC46, Richer Sounds
8 February 2014
  • Summary: Easy to assemble & set up. Vastly improves sound from your telly, but don't expect anything special from the "surround sound" feature. Overall, though, well worth the money.
  • Pros: improved sound for all programs & dvds , digital hook up , cheap.
  • Cons: lack of sound settings displays. , ineffective surround sound.
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Overall 8
8.0

excellent

Mr. D. W. Faulkner, Amazon
6 February 2014
  • Summary: Good rather than brilliant sound, good bass......for the money it is more than adequate although in a big room it probably would not be loud enough
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Overall 8
8.0

Priced like appropriately, met all my expectations

mb, FutureShop
29 January 2014
  • Summary: Purchased this to act as a living room stereo that would okay music via Bluetooth from smartphones or laptops. Fills the living room with sound quite well, and sounds decent doing it. Volume certainly not an issue. Subwoofer isn't as crisp as I would have liked, but the wiring method leaves you free to replace it with a different subwoofer (using high level inputs on it) if you feel so inclined.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 10
10
Value for money 8
8.0
Audio 6
6.0

Good design. Lacks some audio quality.

Haytch, Richer Sounds
24 January 2014
  • Summary: Bought this to go with a 32" Smart tv. It fits well with this size of tv. Design is good. Audio is better then the tv audio. Audio struggles with music. Bass is quite week despite separate woofer. Bluetooth easy to use. I like the seperate audio inputs. Overall not bad for the price if you want something versatile and compact.
  • Pros: design and function
  • Cons: audio for music is weak.
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