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Panasonic RP-HC100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Panasonic RP-HC100. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the usability and comfort are overall positive. The portability and price are also appreciated. The mids quality and treble quality get less positive views.

sound, price, portability, comfort, usability

treble quality, mids quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Panasonic RP-HC100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Panasonic RP-HC100 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People really like the size and usability. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the mids quality and treble quality. Opinions are divided on the comfort.

sound, price, portability, usability, size

treble quality, mids quality

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic RPHC100 Noise Cancelling Monitor headphones with folding design and carry pouch

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: CNET (



Panasonic's affordable noise-canceling headphones score well in every area but sound quality.

Very comfortable; effective noise-canceling circuitry; slick black-gloss look; fold-up design for compact storage

Subpar sound

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: PC Magazine (

Panasonic RP-HC100


The Panasonic RP-HC100 is a full-size noise-canceling headset that completely covers your ears yet folds to about half its normal size when not in use. Our test unit lacked competitors' transparency and extended high end, and it provided the least...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: (

Panasonic RP-HC100


im not a noise reduction expert, but it seems like its ability to reduce outside noise is pretty weak. basically it can completely remove the buzzing noise my computer fans make, but any louder or higer pitched remains. the noise reduction don't really...

umm it cost me only $79 canadian.. $129 reg price

chirping, pretty weak noise reduction

Jan, 2006

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Panasonic RP-HC100


I've tried so many different noise canceling headphones and liked none...

Great sound, very effective noise canceling, very comforatble


Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: (

Panasonic RP-HC100


Based on other reviews, I thought it would likely only work in planes and similar environments. However, it even significantly reduces television background sound. When playing a CD and watching TV, I can't even hear the TV. When on, there is just a...

Quiets the environment, good price, better than expected

Could be slightly lighter but not bad

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: (

Panasonic RP-HC100


I took these headphones on two plane-rides and a handful of subway commutes. The noise cancellation completely took care of the engine noises on the plane. As my friend said, "I can't even tell I'm in the air." The NYC subway is a much tougher...

Great noise cancellation, fantastically loud, good sound

I said good sound, not perfect sound

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: (

Panasonic RP-HC100


Did a pretty good job with airplane noise. Increased headphone volume

Battery life too short

Jan, 2005

Product Specifications

Are you a disc jockey or just merely like mixing music? Well, this Panasonic RP- HC100 Monitor Headphones are designed just for you. The Monitor Headphones feature ergonomic design with comfortable headband and large foam ear pads for comfortable fit. Their large driver units and neodymium rare-earth magnet deliver rich and powerful sound. The RP- HC100 headphones feature a convenient travel-fold design and come with a carrying pouch as well. They also work with all Panasonic portable DVD-Video players.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-cup
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:8 - 28000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Home audio system / Portable audio system / Professional audio system


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic RP

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