Philips HTL2183B/12


Home cinema soundbar speaker with subwoofer

Unmatched voice clarity from 3.1 channels of sound
3.1 CH wired subwoofer


Dedicated centre-channel speaker for superior voice clarity
A centre-channel speaker dedicated especially to voice frequencies anchor speech to the centre of the screen. This offers improved voice positioning and clarity, increasing immersion in movies.


Virtual Surround Sound for a realistic movie experience
Philips Virtual Surround Sound produces rich and immersive surround sound from a less than five-speaker system. Highly advanced spatial algorithms faithfully replicate the sonic characteristics that occur in an ideal 5.1-channel environment. Any high quality stereo source is transformed into true-to-life, multi-channel surround sound. No need to purchase extra speakers, wires or speaker stands to appreciate room-filling sound.


Wireless music streaming via Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless communication technology that is both stable and energy efficient. The technology allows for easy wireless connection to other Bluetooth devices, so you can play your favourite music from any smartphone, tablet or laptop, including the iPod or iPhone, with a Bluetooth-enabled speaker.


EasyLink to control all HDMI CEC devices via a single remote
EasyLink lets you control multiple devices like DVD players, Blu-ray players, soundbar speakers, Home theatre systems and TVs etc. with one remote. It uses HDMI CEC industry-standard protocol to share functionality between devices through the HDMI cable. With one touch of a button, you can operate all your connected HDMI CEC-enabled equipment simultaneously. Functions like standby and play can now be carried out with absolute ease.


Audio-in to enjoy music from iPod/iPhone/MP3 player
Audio in allows you to easily play your music directly from your iPod/iPhone/iPad, MP3 player or laptop via a simple connection to your Philips home cinema system. Simply connect your audio device to the Audio in jack to enjoy your music with the superior sound quality of the Philips home cinema system.


Dolby Digital and Pro Logic II surround sound
A built-in Dolby Digital decoder eliminates the need for an external decoder by processing all six channels of audio information to provide a surround sound experience and an astoundingly natural sense of ambience and dynamic realism. Dolby Pro Logic II provides five channels of surround processing from any stereo source.


Touch panel for intuitive playback and volume control
Intuitive touch panel control allows you to control the volume as well as other playback options by simply pressing the touch sensitive controls on the front panel.


Low-rise profile for the perfect fit in front of your TV. External subwoofer adds thrill to the action

Specification highlights:
Sound Enhancement:
Virtual Surround Sound
Treble and Bass Control
Night Mode
Audio sync
Movie, Music & Voice mode

Sound System:
Dolby Digital, Dolby pro-logic 2

Technical Specifications:
Speaker output power 32W x 3
Subwoofer output power 55 W
Total Power RMS @ 10% THD 150 W

Wall mountable

Power consumption 30 W
Power supply 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Standby power consumption < 0.5 W

Included accessories:
AAA Battery (x1)
Power cord
Quick start guide
Remote Control
Safety and Legal Leaflet
AC Adapter
Screws (x6)
Trademarks Sheet

EasyLink (HDMI-CEC)
Audio Return Channel
Automatic audio input mapping
One touch play
One touch standby
Remote Control-Passthrough
System standby

Loudspeaker type:
Integrated with main unit
Speaker Impedance 4 ohm
Subwoofer type Passive
Subwoofer driver 1 x 5.25″ woofer
Subwoofer freq range 45 – 200 Hz
Subwoofer impedance 2 ohm
Drivers per Soundbar 3 x race track woofers

Integrated Connections:
iPod/iPhone via 3.5 mm Audio In via Bluetooth
Rear Connections:
Digital coaxial in
Digital optical in
Subwoofer out
AUX in
HDMI 1.4 output (ARC)
Top connections
Audio In (3.5 mm)
USB 2.0

Main Unit (W x H x D) 950 x 51 x 69 mm
Main Unit Weight 1.62 kg
Subwoofer Weight 2.78 kg
Subwoofer cable length 3 m
Packaging (W x H x D) 395 x 418 x 295 mm
Subwoofer (W x H x D) 165 x 240 x 295 mm
Weight incl. Packaging 6.6 kg

Audio Playback:
Compression format MP3