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Micro music system

DCB852/79

Micro music system

DCB852/79

The allure of sound

Get into style with this Philips Micro Hi-Fi sound system. Enjoy clear and interference-free DAB+ radio, with full control via the free DigitalRadio app and rich visuals via RadioVIS. Play CDs and portable devices via USB or MP3-Link. See all benefits

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Micro music system

The allure of sound

Get into style with this Philips Micro Hi-Fi sound system. Enjoy clear and interference-free DAB+ radio, with full control via the free DigitalRadio app and rich visuals via RadioVIS. Play CDs and portable devices via USB or MP3-Link. See all benefits

The allure of sound

Get into style with this Philips Micro Hi-Fi sound system. Enjoy clear and interference-free DAB+ radio, with full control via the free DigitalRadio app and rich visuals via RadioVIS. Play CDs and portable devices via USB or MP3-Link. See all benefits

Unfortunately this product is no longer available

Micro music system

The allure of sound

Get into style with this Philips Micro Hi-Fi sound system. Enjoy clear and interference-free DAB+ radio, with full control via the free DigitalRadio app and rich visuals via RadioVIS. Play CDs and portable devices via USB or MP3-Link. See all benefits

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The allure of sound

Obsessed with sound

  • Dock for iPod/iPhone/iPad
  • DAB+
DAB and FM compatible for a complete radio experience

DAB and FM compatible for a complete radio experience

DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) digital radio is, on top of FM analog transmission, a new way of broadcasting radio via a network of terrestrial transmitters. It provides listeners with more choices and information delivered in clear, crackle-free sound quality. The technology allows the receiver to lock on to the strongest signal it can be find. With DAB digital stations there are no frequencies to remember, and sets are tuned by station name, so there is no returning on the move.

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.

Play and charge your iPod/iPhone/iPad

Play and charge your iPod/iPhone/iPad

Enjoy your favorite MP3 music while charging your iPod/iPhone/iPad! The dock lets you connect your portable device directly to the Philips system so you can listen to your favorite music in superb sound. It also charges your iPod/iPhone/iPad while it plays so you can enjoy your music and not have to worry about your portable player battery running out. The system automatically charges your portable device while it is docked.

Play MP3-CD, CD and CD-R/RW

Play MP3-CD, CD and CD-R/RW

MP3 stands for "MPEG 1 Audio layer-7.6 cm (3") .MP3 is a revolutionary compression technology by which large digital music files can be made up to 10 times smaller without radically degrading their audio quality. MP3 has become the standard audio compression format used on the world wide web, allowing quick and easy audio file transfer.

USB Direct for easy MP3 music playback

USB Direct for easy MP3 music playback

Thanks to the complete file transferability, you can easily enjoy the convenience and fun of accessing more digital music via the built-in USB Direct.

Bass Reflex Speaker System delivers a powerful, deeper bass

Bass Reflex Speaker System delivers a powerful, deeper bass

Bass Reflex Speaker System delivers a deep bass experience from a compact loudspeaker box system. It differs from a conventional loudspeaker box system in the addition of a bass pipe that is acoustically aligned to the woofer to optimize the low frequency roll-off of the system. The result is deeper controlled bass and lower distortion. The system works by resonating the air mass in the bass pipe to vibrate like a conventional woofer. Combined with the response of the woofer, the system extends the overall low frequency sounds to create a whole new dimension of deep bass.

30W RMS total output power

30W RMS total output power

Elegant design with super slim CD slot

Elegant design with super slim CD slot

Free DigitalRadio app with RadioVIS and control of DAB+/FM

Tune in to radio extras with RadioVIS – a powerful feature provided by RadioDNS, an organization that links DAB stations with the Internet. With RadioVIS, radio becomes a richer experience with real time Internet content. It specifies how web information is added to radio function, giving you DAB broadcasts accompanied by vivid slideshows of news, traffic updates, commercials and more, deepening the information radio stations provide. To enjoy RadioVis, simply go to the Apple App Store to download the free Philips DigitalRadio app. The app also hands you full control of all DAB+ and FM radio.

Technical Specifications

  • Audio Playback

    Playback Media
    • CD
    • CD-R
    • CD-RW
    • MP3-CD
    Disc Playback Modes
    • 20-Track Programmable
    • Repeat/one/all/program
    • Fast Forward/Backward
    • Next/Previous Track Search
    • Repeat Play
    • Shuffle Play
    Loader Type
    Slot
    Cradle playback mode
    • Fast forward and backward
    • Next and Previous track
    • Play and Pause
    • Charging iPhone
    • Charging iPod
    • Charging iPad
  • Sound

    Output Power
    30W RMS total power
    Sound Enhancement
    • Dynamic Bass Boost
    • Digital Sound Control
    Sound System
    Stereo
  • Loudspeakers

    Main Speaker
    • 3" woofer
    • Bass Reflex Speaker System
  • Tuner/Reception/Transmission

    Tuner Bands
    FM Stereo
    Auto digital tuning
    Yes
    Station presets
    20
    RDS
    • Program Type
    • Radio Text
    • Station Name
    Tuner Enhancements
    Auto Store
    DAB/DAB+
    • Band III
    • Info display
    • Menu
  • Connectivity

    Other connections
    FM fixed pigtail antenna
    Audio Connections
    3.5mm stereo line in -MP3 link
  • Convenience

    Alarms
    • Sleep timer
    • Radio Alarm
    • CD Alarm
    • iPod Alarm
    Clock
    On main display
    Display Type
    LCD
    Backlight color
    White
    Backlight
    Yes
  • Accessories

    Included accessories
    • World Wide Warranty leaflet
    • 3.5mm stereo line in cable
    • Warranty certificate
    Quick start guide
    6 languages
    User Manual
    • Danish/Norwegian
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
  • Dimensions

    Set Width
    380  mm
    Set Height
    165  mm
    Set Depth
    227  mm
    Packaging Width
    495  mm
    Packaging Height
    338  mm
    Packaging Depth
    238  mm
    Net weight
    4.19  kg
  • Power

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

    Compatible with
    • iPod
    • iPod mini
    • iPod nano
    • iPod 1G
    • iPod 5th Generation
    • iPod classic
    • iPod nano 1st Generation
    • iPod nano 2nd Generation
    • iPod nano 3rd Generation
    • iPod nano 4th Generation
    • iPod nano 5th Generation
    • iPod touch
    • iPod nano 6th generation
    • iPod touch 2nd Generation
    • iPod touch 3rd generation
    • iPod touch 4th generation
  • iPhone compatibility

    Compatible with
    • iPhone
    • iPhone 3G
    • iPhone 3GS
    • iPhone 4
    • iPhone 4S
  • iPad compatibility

    Compatible with
    • iPad
    • iPad 2

What's in the box?

Other items in the box

  • World Wide Warranty leaflet
  • 3.5mm stereo line in cable
  • Warranty certificate

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