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Panasonic SC-NE5DB

Panasonic SC-NE5DB
alaScore 89

39 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Panasonic SC-NE5DB. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

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 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Ryan Waniata (

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.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Clint DeBoer (

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.

Intrigued? We are. The new Panasonic SC-NE5 retails for $450 and the SC-NE3 for $300. Both are available for pre-order and should ship in May 2013. The SC-NE1 is available already in some locations for $200.

May, 2013

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (

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...

Feb, 2013

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