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Panasonic SC-BTT590

Panasonic SC-BTT590
alaScore 90

32 reviews

Aug, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 17 expert reviews and 15 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 85/100 and users rate it 80/100. The average review date is Oct 25, 2012. We have compared these reviews to 179214 reviews from other Home Theater Systems. The alaScore™ for this product is 90/100 = Excellent. Last update: Aug 14, 2018.

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Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Panasonic SC-BTT590


Could the flagship SC-BTT590 be Panasonic's best Blu-ray system yet?

Excellent sound and picture performance ; A wealth of features ; Easy to setup and use

Plasticky speaker casing ; Passive sub

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Panasonic SC-BTT590 review


Brilliant all-in-one home cinema solution for those on a budget

Nicely put together ; easy to use and plenty of features ; great remote control app ; class-leading picture and refined sound

Sub not as controlled as some

An excellent all-in-one Blu-ray home cinema system

Jul, 2012

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Panasonic SC-BTT590 review


With Panasonic's TV pedigree, you'd expect this home cinema system to have a good picture – if it sounds good too it could be a winner

Bursting with useful features ; Sound quality to die for

Bit weak in the style department

The Pana's brilliant all-round performance easily makes up for its slightly dreary design

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Danny Philips (

Panasonic SC-BTT590 review


All-in-one systems are usually designed for maximum convenience and minimum cost, often with scant regard for sound quality. But Panasonic's new-for-2012 SC-BTT590 is a different kettle of fish – a one-box Blu-ray system that puts the emphasis on...

Smooth, polished sound quality from improved drivers; lots of features; neat operating system

Passive subwoofer lacks tightness

Aug, 2012

Expert review by (

Panasonic SC-BTT590 review


All-in-one home cinema kits aren't often targeted at audiophiles, but Panasonic's aiming to change that with the SC-BTT590. It's a 5.1 system that uses high quality components such as premium capacitors and bamboo speaker cones to handle its 1,000W of...

The best Panasonic has to offer is a fantastic combination of sound and video excellence

Aug, 2012

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Panasonic SC-BTT590


lovely sound and looks great. remote works very well.

Network features are not as good as onkyo.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (

Panasonic SC-BTT590


lovely sound and looks great. remote works very well

Network features are not as good as onkyo

Jan, 2014

Consumer review (

Panasonic SC-BTT590


Easy to set up

Needs to be connected to a TV for set up.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (

Panasonic SC-BTT590


Easy to set up

Needs to be connected to a TV for set up

Jan, 2013

Consumer review (

Panasonic SC-BTT590


Sounds good,, love the I phone remote app. Easy to set up can't complain for the price .

Passive sub weak and rear speaker cable could of been longer but that's bein picky

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pro Logic II,Dolby TrueHD,DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:CD-A, FLAC, MP3
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
RMS rated power:1000

Center speaker

Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker RMS power:180
Center speaker type:2-Way


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):89

Front speakers

Front speaker impedance:3
Front speaker type:2-Way
Front speakers RMS power:370

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:Tray
Disc types supported:Windows 7 Home Basic 32-bit\nWindows 7 Home Premium 64-bit\nWindows 7 Professional 32-bit\nWindows Vista\nWindows XP\nopenSUSE\nLinux
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray video, CD audio, SACD

Other Features

HDMI ports quantity:3

Ports & interfaces

AUX in: Yes
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI in:2
HDMI out:1
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):89


FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:30
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:2
Satellite speaker impedance:3
Satellite speaker type:2-Way
Satellite speakers RMS power:250


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC


Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer RMS power:200
Wireless subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:Black
Image formats supported:JPG
Karaoke: No
USB direct playback: Yes
Wireless speaker ready: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


2D-3D converter: Yes
3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
Video compression format:AVCHD, DIVX, MKV, MP4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,DIVX,MKV,MP4
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):11 x 3.07 x 3.31
Center speaker weight:32.1
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):5 x 4.76 x 15.9
Front speaker weight:2.31
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 11 x 1.57
Main unit weight:6.61
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):47.5 x 4.76 x 15.9
Satellite speaker weight:2.31
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):7.09 x 11.8 x 16.1
Subwoofer weight:9.48