Samsung's HT-C550 5.1 Channel Home Theater System offers a receiver/player with digital surround sound, seamless functionality and wide connectivity including an iPod/iPhone dock, at a price that makes a movie theater-like experience available to any budget.
The HT-C550 system offers 4 satellite speakers with a low-profile center channel and a powered sub-woofer backed by 1000W total power. Advanced Crystal Amp Pro audio processing and multi-channel Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS audio decoding creates a wider, more enveloping surround sound experience. The HDMI output upscales content to full 1080p, the new HD standard. Playable disc types include DIVX (including XVID), MP3, WMA, WMV (1/2/3/7) and JPEG. The USB port allows you to screen movies slideshows directly from the cameras that created them or from USB storage devices.
Other features include a convenient iPod/iPhone docking station, Anynet+ control of Samsung components from a single remote and Auto Sound Calibration (ASC) which matches the audio to your room's unique acoustics via the included calibration microphone. 8 DSP modes simulate the acoustic environments of a rock concert, theater, etc thus enriching the soundstage and sense of place in the program material.
Lastly, Energy Star compliance means that the HT-C550 will save you money while helping to save the environment.
- 5.1 Channel Surround Sound
- Turn your recreation room into a true home theater room and surround yourself with true cinematic sound. 5.1 channel surround sound lets you place speakers in each corner of the room, with the active subwoofer anywhere you like. With the Samsung HT-C550 you'll find yourself going to the movies less often and not missing it.
- Digital Surround Sound
- It reproduces Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, and DTS. The dynamic range of this system is so well balanced and matched that the center, front and rear channels blend seamlessly.
- iPod and iPhone Connectivity
- Samsung offers the ability to connect your iPod or iPhone device to the receiver with the included iPod docking cradle. Your iPod or iPhone effectively becomes another Samsung component flowing through the system.
- USB Host
- The USB Instant Play feature allows you to connect digital devices such as cameras, mp3 players, and external HDDs and enjoy instant playback of your favorite files. And, the innovative CD Ripping feature enables CDs to be inserted and converted to mp3 format so that they can be stored and enjoyed wherever, whenever.
- DVD Upscaling
- Because Full HD 1,080p really is that much better, Samsung Blu-ray players provide DVD image up-scaling to the same resolution. Now you can watch DVDs in Full HD and experience the incredible intensity of the highest picture quality and the added emotional engagement that comes with it.
- Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) Function
- Anynet+ is a function that can be used to operate the system using a Samsung TV remote control, by connecting the unit to a Samsung TV using an HDMI Cable. This is only available with Samsung TVs that support Anynet+. Now you can operate the HT-C550, power on your TV, or watch a movie by pressing the Play button on your Samsung TV's remote control; it's that simple.
- Intelligent Power Boosts Audio Performance
- The HT-C550 was engineered to deliver an outstanding earful. Its innovative Intelligent Power function delivers dynamic and detailed sound without disruptive distortion by inputting more power when its signals are clipped. This clever burst makes sure there's never a dip in audio performance.
- Transcendent Sound with Crystal Amp Pro
- The HT-C550 utilizes its own unique, patented, high-performance Crystal Amp Pro technology to create a world of unbelievable sonic clarity. It dramatically enhances sound quality through its multi-variable feedback of sound signals, transcending the average-sounding output of your typical systems.
- Auto Sound Calibration (ASC)
- Wherever you sit is now the best seat in the house. Auto Sound Calibration makes sure you're hearing optimal sound by automatically configuring the speakers and subwoofer. Simply place the ASC microphone next to your favorite viewing spot, press the ASC button on your remote control, and then experience audio nirvana.
- Energy Star Compliant
- By being Energy Star compliant you are assured that your Samsung model is helping the environment by using less energy while saving you money and saving the environment.
- Built-In FM Tuner
- Enjoy your favorite radio broadcasts with surround sound processing, with the built-in FM wide-band tuner.
- Gloss Black Finish
- With its elegant gloss black finish, this system matches even the most sophisticated office or home decor.
|Surround RMS Power
||1000 Total Watts |
|No. of Channels
||Optical Audio: x1|
FM Antenna: x1
Composite Video: x1
iPod Docking Connection: x1
Component: x1 Set (RCA)
||Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS |
||System: 20Hz-50kHz |
||2-Way (Front), 1-Way (Center/Surround) |
||Yes, FM Only |
||120VAC, 60Hz |
||Receiver/player: 16.93 x 10.75 x 2.32" (43 x 27.3 x 5.9 cm)|
Subwoofer: 6.6 x 11.6 x 13.7" (16.8 x 29.5 x 35 cm)
Center Speaker: 14.2 x 2.7 x 2.9" (36 x 6.8 x 7.4 cm)
Front and Rear Speakers: 3.5 x 2.6 x 5.5" (9 x 6.8 x 14.1 cm)
||Receiver/player: 6.61 lbs (3 kg)|
Entire System: 24.25 lbs (11 kg)