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PHILIPS MP3/USB-Minisystem FWM377

PHILIPS MP3/USB-Minisystem FWM377
alaScore 78

51 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analysed 51 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 85/100. The average review date is 30-03-2009. We have compared these reviews to 168479 reviews from other Audio Systems. The alaScore™ for this product is 78/100 = Good. Last update: 10-12-2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of PHILIPS MP3/USB-Minisystem FWM377 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on Reviewers really like the reliability and price, but many are less positive about the usability.

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This summary is based on the products: Philips FWM377 3-CD Changer/MP3/WMA/Cassette /FM/MW Radio 240W Mini Hi-Fi SystemPhilips FWM377 3-CD Changer/MP3/WMA/Cassette /FM/MW Radio 240W Mini Hi-Fi System

Dec, 2018

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The ability to rip music from tape or cd straight onto Mp3

A little on the bulky side. But not too bad.

Jun, 2008

Product Specifications

For unlimited music enjoyment, the FWM377 offers a 3-CD changer, 30-hours non-stop playback and ability to rip all your music - from CDs, tapes and Tuner - directly to a USB device. Plus, Max Sound and Dynamic Bass Boost ensure great sound!


Output Power / Total:240Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Functions (KA):CD / MP3 player / CD changer / Digital player / Digital recorder / Radio
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB) / Incredible Surround / MAX Sound
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KA):Audio systems, radios, karaoke
Type:Mini system

Cassette System

Control Type:Mechanical
Type:Cassette deck

CD System

Changer Capacity:3
Changer Load Type:Carousel
Media Load Type:Tray
Playback Modes:One track repeat / Programme play / Repeat all / Repeat shuffle
Type:CD / MP3 changer


Headphone Jack:Built-in / Yes


Cassette deck:Y / Yes
Cassette deck technology:Full Logical / Mechanical
Colour of product: / Black, Red, Silver / Black, Silver
Disc loading type:Carousel disc loader
Loader type: / 3 CD Carousel
Number of decks:1 / 2
Number of Discs:3 / 5
Number of optical discs:3
Optical disc player:Y / Yes
Type:Home audio mini system / Mini set


Display Type:FTD
ID3 Tag display: Yes


Type: None


Alarm function:Y / Yes
Child lock:
Firmware upgradeable:
Integrated clock: / Yes
Programmable tracks:40 / 99
Remotely operated: Yes
Sleep timer:Y / Yes


Country Kits:Ireland / United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips FW


LED indicators: / Y

MD System

Type: None


Audio amplifier:Y
Bass boost technology:Y
Bass reflex:Y / Yes
Frequency range:50 - 15000
Karaoke: / No / Y / Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
Peak Music Power Output (PMPO):2 / 3000 / 3200
RMS rated power:220 / 240
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):67
Speaker Type:2-way / 3-way
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.003
Tweeter diameter:5.08 / 5.1
Tweeter size:5.08
Woofer Diameter:13.3 / 13.4 / 16.5
Woofer size:13.3 / 16.5


Ethernet LAN:
Wi-Fi:N / No

Other features

Additional accessories:FM/MW Antenna\nBatteries for remote control\nQuick Use Guide
Alarms: / Y
Audio system:Stereo, Dynamic Bass Boost, Game Sound, MIX-IT
Auto digital tuning:Y / Yes
Cassette playback modes: / Auto stop
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Clock function:Y
Dimensions (WxDxH):265 x 367 x 310 / 265 x 384 x 310 / 265 x 396 x 322
Disc loading type:
DVD Audio Playback: No
Guarantee booklet: / Y
I/O ports:Aux in\nHeadphone out\nUSB\nComposite video (CVBS) out\nFM antenna\nMW antenna / FM\nMW
Main speaker:2 way, 5.25" woofer, 2" tweeter, Bass Reflex Speaker System / 2 way\n5.25" woofer\n2" tweeter\nBass Reflex Speaker System / 2-way, 5.25" woofer, 2" tweeter, Bass Reflex Speaker System
Media types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD
Output Power:480W
Output power description:480W
Power requirements:200-240 V50Hz / 230V, 50Hz
Recording Media:USB device, Tape
Remote control type:23
Set width:26.5
Sound enhancement:MAX Sound\nDynamic Bass Boost 3 steps\nDigital Sound Control 4 modes\nIncredible Surround
Sound enhancement technology:MAX Sound, Dynamic Bass Boost 3 steps, Digital Sound Control 4 modes, Incredible Surround / MAX Sound\nDynamic Bass Boost 3 steps\nDigital Sound Control 4 modes\nIncredible Surround
Speakers:3-way, Bass reflex
Tape recording enhancement:CD Synchro Start
USB direct modes: / Fast Backward, Fast Forward, Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Program Play, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop / Fast Forward, Fast Backward, Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Program Play, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop / Fast forward, Fast reverse, Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Program Play, Repeat, Shuffle, Stop
USB recording modes:instant record, programmed tracks, schedule radio program, single disc, single track / instant record, programmed tracks, schedule radio programme, single disc, single track
USB recording sources:Aux, CD, Tape, Tuner

Packaging Content

Accessories included:Included accessories: AC Power Cord, FM/MW Antenna, Quick Use Guide, Guarantee booklet, Remote control: 32-key with 2xAA Batteries, User Manual: Spanish / Included accessories: FM/MW Antenna, Quick Use Guide, Remote control: 23-key, Guarantee booklet: Global version, User Manual: B-Portuguese
AM antenna:Y
Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
FM antenna:Y / Yes
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual: / Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes


Analog signal format system:
Audio formats supported:MP3 / MP3, WMA / MP3,WMA
Card reader integrated:N / No
Channels quantity:40
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW / CD,CD-R,CD-RW
MP3 Playback:Y / Yes
Playback disc formats:CD audio
Playback modes: / Fast backward, Fast forward, Next, Previous, Repeat, Shuffle / Program, Repeat, Repeat all, Repeat one, Shuffle
Record playback: Yes
Recording on:Tape / Tape, USB
USB direct playback:Y / Yes
USB PC Link driver:Y

Ports & interfaces

Apple Docking:N
AUX In: / Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1 / Yes
Line-in: / Y / Yes
Microphone connectivity:
Microphone in:Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port:Y / Yes


AC input frequency:50 / 50/60
AC input voltage:110-240 / 200-240 / 220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):1
Power Source:AC


FM band range:87.5 - 108
MW band range:531 - 1602
Preset stations:Y
Preset stations quantity:40
Radio Data System (RDS):Y / Yes
RDS features: / CT,PS,PTY / RT, TP
Supported radio bands:FM, LW, MW / FM, MW / FM,MW
Tuner enhancements: / Auto store, Auto tuning / Auto store, Easy set (plug & play / Auto store, Easy set (plug & play)
Tuner type:Digital

Radio System

Tuner Type:AM/FM / Digital radio tuner

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

System requirements

Optical drive required:Y

Technical Details

Number of Discs:3 / 5
Power cord included:Y
USB Host:Y


Type: None

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):345 x 322 x 240
Depth:36.7 / 38.4 / 384
Front speaker depth:19.5 / 20.4
Front speaker height:31
Front speaker width:24.8 / 27.3
Height :31 / 310
Main speaker depth:19.5 / 20.4
Main speaker height:31
Main speaker width:24.8 / 27.3
Package depth:44 / 49.6
Package dimensions (WxDxH):544 x 398 x 726 / 640 x 496 x 413
Package height:41.1 / 41.3
Package weight:14.9 / 15.6 / 21
Package width:61.1 / 64
Width:26.5 / 265