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Panasonic SC-PM500

Panasonic SC-PM500
alaScore 84

37 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Panasonic SC-PM500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 37 reviews)

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by:

usb play


This unit will not play WMA Files to usb flash stick ,unless you convert the Files to MP3 file format first .

Consumer review by:

Don't be fooled by good looks!


I bought this system because I wanted a digital radio that played c.ds. It looked good and it was easy to set up except it didn't pick up any digital stations. Followed the instructions but no luck. My son bought a different make the week before and it...

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Very good hifi product


Very good sound quality for the price. Easy to set up, works well on radio, cd and ipod. Need to use remote as most functions can't be accessed from main unit. Overall very impressed with purchase.


Consumer review by:

Not impressed with features


Wherever we placed the system in the house we could not get any signal for the DAB radio. Although the description says it is IPOD compatible, we could not get a note out of it from my IPOD. No jack socket for connecting the TV sound to. Apart from...

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good for the money


Nice design, good size my only gripe is that I cannot lower the the base enough for my liking.I would have given it a higher rating otherwise.

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Panasonic SC-PM500DBEB


Design and sound


Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: No
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


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
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No


Dolby / DTS: No