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Panasonic SC-NE5DB

Panasonic SC-NE5DB
alaScore 96

39 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Panasonic SC-NE5DB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 39 reviews)

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Panasonic SC-NE5 Review


In case you missed the memo, we're in the middle of a wireless speaker revolution. And thankfully, the trail blazed by the tinny-sounding, limited-range pioneers of yesteryear has given way to an increasing array of stellar-sounding, stylish speakers...

Clear and detailed sound signature ; Warm, full bass ; Convenient, feature-packed design ; Excellent wireless signal

CD player doesn’t offer notable sonic benefit ; Expensive

The Panasonic SC-NE5’s massive feature set, excellent sonic signature, and unique design make it one of the most versatile wireless speaker systems we’ve encountered.

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Panasonic NE Series SC-NE1, SC-NE3 and SC-NE5 Wireless Speakers


Panasonic announced its latest foray into the world of desktop speakers with its NE (Network Era) Series of wireless speaker systems, including models SC-NE1, SC-NE3 and the flagship SC-NE5.

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Panasonic SC-NE5


Hands-on: A wireless speaker with an iPhone dock and CD player thrown in.

If you care about style, and like the combination of old and new that the Panasonic SC-NE5 represents, it'll make a classy addition to a lounge or kitchen. Just don't go in expecting this $450 wireless system to be able to convincingly replace a decent...

Product Specifications


AirPlay: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
Internet Radio: No
UPnP: Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
USB Interface: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Network Music System:Music Server + Client Combi
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No


Wireless Speakers: Yes


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes


Dolby / DTS: No