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Panasonic SC-HT500

Panasonic SC-HT500
alaScore 75

17 reviews

Jan, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Panasonic SC-HT500. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Panasonic SC-HT500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 17 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Panasonic SC-HT500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

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This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SC-HT500 5.1 ch Multi-region Home Cinema SystemPanasonic SC-HT500 5.1 ch Multi-region Home Cinema System

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Head above the rest for the price


It seems unfair that the other reviewers have marked this Panasonic SC-HT500 multi-region home cinema system down for no obvious r...

Mar, 2004

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Luvly Jubly


This Panasonic SC-HT500 multi-region home cinema system is a great buy for anyone, great power(500w), good price, sleek design, ni...

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Fantastic Home Cinema System


I have had this Panasonic SC-HT500 multi-region home cinema system for 6 months running through a Panasonic TX 28PSI screen. The s...

Jan, 2004

Product Specifications

Panasonic' vision of the digital future is driven by the needs and aspirations of its business customers and millions of consumers around the world who use its products every day. The company shares their dream to live a fuller life by providing ways of working smarter and enjoying the rewards of technological advances. PRODUCT FEATURES: 500W (RMS) Total Power Output; Built-in Dolby Digital and dts decoders; Built-in Super Surround Sound and Dolby Pro-Logic; Speakers - 2xFront/2xRear/1xCentre/1xSubwoofer; DVD-Audio (not full bandwidth)/DVD-RAM Compatible; CD-R/RW, WMA, MP3 Playback; Digital Tuner with RDS and Presets.


Output Power / Total:500Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic / DTS decoder
Components:DVD player / AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):DVD player / Radio
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround Sound Effects:Super Surround Sound
Type:Home theater system

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: No
UPnP: No
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No


Type:DVD player


Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Type:Digital graphic

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Wireless Music System: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic SC


Wireless Speakers: No

MD System

Type: None




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


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS


Type: None

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