Excerpt: Philips doesn't play it safe. In a time of global economic uncertainty, it's still pushing the envelope with high-tech, high style, high price electronics like this, the MCI900. Thing is, if you don't play it safe, you leave yourself open to failure – exactly as Philips has here. As well as a disc spinner, this micro stack contains a Class ‘D' digital amp outputting 50W per channel, and both wired and wireless network connections, for you to stream internet radio and...
Pros: Looks, airy, tonally-even delivery, network streaming as well as CD/DVD playback
Cons: Musical delivery is unforgivably bland and soft, disappointing feature gaps, electronics lack the speakers’ build quality
Excerpt: The Philips Streamium MCi900 offers a huge range of features packed into a component style hi-fi system that promises to be “obsessed with sound”. Underlining the whole premise is a system that will ask you to part with £1000 of your hard earned cash.