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Philips Docking DS8530

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Philips Docking DS8530 review: specs and price

Philips Docking DS8530
Philips Docking DS8530
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Why is Philips Docking DS8530 better than the average?

  • Driver unit size
    76mmvs53.91mm
  • Volume
    8797.8cm³vs31551.04cm³
  • Audio output power
    2 x 15Wvs29.86W
  • Height
    155mmvs163.28mm
  • SNR
    80dBvs79.21dB

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips Docking DS8530

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.drivers count

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.driver unit size

76mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

4.volume

8797.8cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.can be controlled remotely
Philips Docking DS8530

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

6.height

155mm

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

Sound quality

1.audio output power

2 x 15W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

2.has stereo speakers
Philips Docking DS8530

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.is an active speaker
Philips Docking DS8530

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

4.SNR

80dB

Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.

Best

Libratone Loop

99dB

5.number of microphones

0

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

6.has a magnetic shielding
Philips Docking DS8530

A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Philips Docking DS8530

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.power consumption operation

28W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Pure Evoke D2

1.6W

3.power consumption on standby

1W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

LG Music Flow P7

0.03W

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Philips Docking DS8530

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips Docking DS8530

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector
Philips Docking DS8530

The Apple dock connector is a proprietary 30-pin connector that is common to Apple devices (iPods, iPhones and iPads) predating the Lightning connector. Allows you to connect older Apple devices, play music and at the same time charge it.

Features

1.has a sleep timer
Philips Docking DS8530

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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