DVD Micro Theater


Turn any room into a theater

The MCD179 DVD Micro Theater is all you need for a cinematic experience right at home. With 2.1 speaker system and Dolby Digital for immersive sound, plus Progressive Scan for optimized images, you're for a real audio-visual treat!

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DVD Micro Theater

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Turn any room into a theater

with 2.1 speakers

  • 2.1
  • DivX playback
  • component design
USB Direct for music and photo playback

USB Direct for music and photo playback

Simply plug in your USB device on the system and share your stored digital music and photos with your family and friends.

Digital Sound Control for optimized music style settings

Digital Sound Control for optimized music style settings

Digital Sound Control offers you a choice of pre-set Jazz, Rock, Pop and Classic controls you can use to optimise the frequency ranges for different musical styles. Each mode uses graphic equalizing technology to automatically adjust the sound balance and enhance the most important sound frequencies in your chosen music style. Ultimately, Digital Sound Control makes it easy for you get the most out of your music by precisely adjusting the sound balance to match the type of music you are playing.

Dynamic Bass Boost for deep and dramatic sound

Dynamic Bass Boost for deep and dramatic sound

Dynamic Bass Boost maximizes your music enjoyment by emphasizing the bass content of the music throughout the range of volume settings - from low to high – at the touch of a button! Bottom-end bass frequencies usually get lost when the volume is set at a low level. To counteract this, Dynamic Bass Boost can be switched on to boost bass levels, so you can enjoy consistent sound even when you turn down the volume.

FM digital tuning with presets

FM digital tuning with presets

Digital FM radio offers you additional music options to your music collection on your Philips audio system. Simply tune into the station that you want to preset, press and hold the preset button to memorize the frequency. With preset radio stations that can be stored, you can quickly access your favorite radio station without having to manually tune the frequencies each time.

Wake up and sleep timer functions

Wake up and sleep timer functions

Many of alarm clocks feature a variety of alarm choices. This Philips Clock radio awakens you to radio or the traditional alarm buzzer. The Sleep Timer allows you to program the required length of time for music to coincide with how long you normally take to fall asleep. No matter what your alarm clock needs, whether it's a morning buzzer that produces a steady tone, or listening to your favorite music as you go to sleep, this clock radio has it all.

Play DVD, DivX®, (S)VCD, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, CD(RW) & Picture CD

Play DVD, DivX®, (S)VCD, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, CD(RW) & Picture CD

The Philips player is compatible with most DVD and CD discs available in the market. DVD, DivX®, (S)VCD, MP3/WMA-CD, CD(RW) and Picture CD - all of them can play on the player. SVCD stands for "Super VideoCD". The quality of a SVCD is much better than a VCD, especially much more sharpen picture than a VCD because of the higher resolution. With DivX® support, you are able to enjoy DivX® encoded videos. The DivX media format is an MPEG4-based video compression technology that enables you to save large files like movies, trailers and music videos on media like CD-R/RW, and DVD recordable discs.

Dolby Digital for ultimate movie experience

Dolby Digital for ultimate movie experience

Because Dolby Digital, the world's leading digital multi-channel audio standards, make use of the way the human ear naturally processes sound, you experience superb quality surround sound audio with realistic spatial cues.

Loudness for bass and treble enhancement

In the sound spectrum, high and low frequencies are relatively less audible to human ears - especially at low volumes. By activating the Loudness feature, the bass and treble will be amplified so you can savor a more balanced sound perception overall.

Technical Specifications

  • Sound

    Output Power
    Total 100W RMS
    Sound Enhancement
    • Digital Sound Control 4 modes
    • Dynamic Bass Boost
    • Loudness
    Sound System
    Dolby Digital
  • Loudspeakers

    Main Speaker
    • 2 way
    • 3.5" woofer
    • Bass Reflex Speaker System
    • Piezo tweeter
    Subwoofer type
  • Connectivity

    Audio Connections
    • 3.5mm Line in
    • Analogue Audio Out (L/R)
    USB host
    Other connections
    • Digital audio coaxial out
    • FM Antenna
    • DIN connection
    Video Output - Analog
    • Composite CVBS (yellow cinch)
    • S-Video (on Hosiden)
    • SCART
    3.5 mm
  • Tuner/Reception/Transmission

    Auto digital tuning
    Tuner Enhancements
    Auto Store
    Tuner Bands
    FM Stereo
    Station presets
  • Convenience

    • CD Alarm
    • Sleep timer
    • Radio Alarm
    • USB alarm
    Display Type
    OSD Languages
    • Spanish
    • French
    • English
    • Dutch
    • German
    • Italian
    • Portuguese
    • Swedish
    • Russian
    • Turkish
    Backlight color
    On main display
    Eco Power Standby
    1 watt
  • Power

    Power supply
    100-240VAC, 50/60Hz
  • Accessories

    AC/DC Adaptor
    Switching power supply
    Included accessories
    • Composite video cable (Y)
    • FM antenna
    • DIN Cable
    • World Wide Warranty leaflet
    Quick start guide
    English, German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian
    Remote control
    40-key with Lithium batteries
    User Manual
    16 languages
  • Dimensions

    Packaging Depth
    225  mm
    Set Width
    232  mm
    Weight incl. Packaging
    15  kg
    Packaging Height
    515  mm
    Set Height
    85  mm
    Packaging Width
    615  mm
    Set Depth
    275  mm
    Main speaker depth
    180  mm
    Main speaker width
    160  mm
    Main Speaker height
    250  mm
    Subwoofer Depth
    313  mm
    Subwoofer Height
    250  mm
    Subwoofer Width
    160  mm
  • Audio Playback

    Disc Playback Modes
    • 20-Track Programmable
    • Repeat/one/all/program
    • Shuffle Play
    • Fast Forward/Backward
    • Next/Previous Track Search
    Playback Media
    • WMA-CD
    • MP3-CD
    • CD
    • CD-R
    • CD-RW
    USB Direct Modes
    • Fast Backward/Fast Forward
    • Play/Pause
    • Previous/Next
    • Program Play
    • Repeat
    • Shuffle
    • Stop
    Loader Type
  • Still Picture Playback

    Picture Compression Format
    Playback Media
    • CD-R/RW
    • DVD+R/+RW
    • Picture CD
    Picture Enhancement
    Slideshow with MP3 playback
  • Video Playback

    Playback Media
    • DVD-Video
    • Picture CD
    • Video CD/SVCD
    • DivX
    • DVD
    • DVD+R/+RW
    • DVD-R/-RW
    Disc Playback Modes
    • Angle
    • Slow Motion
    • Zoom
    • OSD
    • Parental control
    • A-B Repeat
    • Disc Menu
    • Fast Backward
    • Fast Forward
    • PBC
    DVD Region

What's in the box?

Other items in the box

  • Composite video cable (Y)
  • FM antenna
  • DIN Cable
  • World Wide Warranty leaflet

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