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Philips-ds8500.33182579
7.9 out of 10

Philips DS8500

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Reviews and Problems with Philips DS8500

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Overall 4
4.0

Sound good.

E. Garcia "stella", Amazon
28 April 2014
  • Summary: This is the second one that I bought. I bought for a friend and it does not charge my iPad while it's playing. I do like the sound so I use the auxiliary cord has great sound but it does not charge your iPad or your iPod .
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Overall 10
10

Full sound. Realy light and portable.

4Gs, Amazon
2 February 2014
  • Summary: This unit really sounds clear and without distortion, even at high volume, comparable to the Bose I had before but with less booming bass, which I see as a plus. Be sure to download the app to your iPhone first beforehand or it won't work properly.
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Overall 10
10

best little stereo

Dwaine Burgardt "Dwaine J Burgardt", Amazon
18 January 2014
  • Summary: who needs huge speakers that just take up space? When I first heard this at a friends I thought I was about to walk into a rocking party!
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Overall 8
8.0

ok

mark hall, Amazon
7 January 2014
  • Summary: Shipping was fine. packing was fine. but I was surprised and disappointed that the radio on my IPOD NANO will not work with this product. Otherwise it is fine.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good sound, except ...

RyW, Amazon
30 September 2013
  • Summary: The general sound this speaker makes is quite good - good treble and pretty good bass. However, it has one fatal flaw - the speakers make a periodic clicking/popping noise. I kept the speakers for about a week but it didn't go away (not sure why I thought it would). Too bad, I liked everything else about this unit.
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Overall 10
10

PERFECT SYSTEM

Shar B, Amazon
27 August 2013
  • Summary: After shopping around for months I purchased this speaker dock to be used in my bedroom and I`m so happy that I did. The sound is crystal clear and the bass coming from this little system is unbelievable. Love it!!!
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Overall 10
10

Great sound

Chuckles, Amazon
27 July 2013
  • Summary: I love this speaker. I delivers great crisp sound with pounding bass. Looks sleek and stylish. No problems with it so far (I've had it for several months).
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Overall 10
10

Rich, Full Sound, and a Beautiful Design

Bookman, Amazon
29 June 2013
  • Summary: I love to hear all the music...whether the volume is up high, or down low. The Philips DS8500 delivers solid highs, mids and lows no matter the sound level. Having owned and used high end component systems for the last 30 years (Onkyo, B & O, Yamaha, and Pioneer), I was pleasantly surprised at how rich and full my ipod classic and iphone sounded.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing for it's size

David J. Smith, Amazon
25 June 2013
  • Summary: Will you get great stereo from this unit? No. BUT, that said, for it's size this is the best unit that I've tried in it's category. The porting seems to be well designed which is reflected in the deep, clean bass (no it will not outperform much larger units in this area - you don't get to repeal the Laws of Physics overnight). If you need something with this form factor the Philips is definitely worth a look.
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Overall 4
4.0

Remarkable Sound, but Unreliable

Jake Behm "Zosimos", Amazon
28 May 2013
  • Summary: When the Philips Fidelio 8500 works, it is wonderful. The sound is fantastic: great range, startling clarity, and profound bass. But amid this symphony of praise, I must sound a cautionary note. I have now had two of these fine speakers fail. The first, Philips replaced. When the second died, they told me there was nothing they would do. Attractive as a speaker, it is now a cumbersome curiosity.
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