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Panasonic SC-PM500

Panasonic SC-PM500
alaScore 86

70 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of Panasonic SC-PM500. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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-PM500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 70 reviews)

User Reviews  

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Panasonic SC-PM500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Audio Systems on

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SC-PM500DBEB 40W Micro SystemPanasonic SC-PM500DBEB 40W Micro System Panasonic SC-PM500DBEB 40W Micro System

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

usb play


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

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Neil (

Panasonic SC-PM500DBEB


Excellent features, looks and sound quality, can't fault this system at all - nice and compact as well for those short of space

None found yet

May, 2012

Consumer review by: John (

Panasonic SC-PM500DBEB


all good

not sure how many dab stations available

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Neil (

Panasonic SC-PM500DBEB


Easy to set up, dab working well now,cannot fault it at all does evrything it says and does it really well

Just had to move it to another place in the room so dab worked as it should, i put it near the window and works as it should

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: monty (

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...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Hayley (

Panasonic SC-PM500DBEB


Design and sound


Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: John (

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.

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: AG (

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...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Dave (

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.

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Rene (

Panasonic SC-PM500DBEB


for a micro system good sound quality using ipod and cd even rewritable cd sounded good. Ideal for bedrooms or dinning rooms

Dab radio reception not good still get a lot of static some times

Sep, 2011

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


Bluetooth: 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
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: 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