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Panasonic SC-HTB485

Panasonic SC-HTB485
alaScore 88

262 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 262 reviews of Panasonic SC-HTB485. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Panasonic SC-HTB485 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Panasonic SC-HTB485 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Opinions about the design and size are overall positive. The price and usability also get good opinions, but comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SC-HTB485EBK 250 W Soundbar with Wireless Down Firing SubwooferPanasonic SC-HTB485EBK 250 W Soundbar with Wireless Down Firing Subwoofer

Sep, 2018

Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Panasonic SC-HTB485


The SC-HTB485 is an affordable 2.1-channel soundbar from Panasonic's 2015 soundbar range, sitting below the top-end 5.1-channel SC-HT885, the 3.1-channel SC-HTB690 and the multiroom-capable SC-ALL70T. It's the direct replacement for last year's...

Slim, attractive design ; Room-filling sound with good integration and attacking tone ; Good range of features and sockets

Boxed-in sound without 3D processing ; Upward-facing display ; Subwoofer build quality

May, 2015

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Panasonic's SC-TB485 sound bar comes in at an entry-level price, yet crams in features such as a wireless subwoofer and Bluetooth connectivity with easy NFC pairing. It's a slim, stylish unit, the sub can be hidden away, and Panasonic makes bold claims...

Aug, 2015

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awesome just buy it

Mar, 2017

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Panasonic SC-HTB485


it was easy to set up as long as it is connected to a pabasonic viera tv

theres no onscreen menu and you have to stand close to a small screen on the unit front to see what your selecting and you have to press two buttons at once to select options i found this awkward as i gave arthritic fingers

Mar, 2017

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Very good efficient sound bar subwoofer


Had no trouble using this sound bar,good sound,subwoofer very bassy which is what it is for,for watching normal tv programs can be very heavy but has different settings on it, I use low settings when I watch films. Can place subwoofer any were in room...

Mar, 2017

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Sounds amazing


Title says it all viewing experience totally different with this sound bar real punchy bass fills the room one of the best sound bars I have heard recomend to all you won't be disappointed and I am very fussy when it comes to sound quality

Mar, 2017

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Fantastic piece of kit at a fantastic price


Researched a lot of Soundbars and this one ticked all the boxes . You will need a digital optical cable to get all the benefits this soundbar and sub woofer can offer . The Bluetooth is great to stream music from my wireless devices . Great for movies...

Mar, 2017

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Panasonic SC-HTB485


Good design and functionality

Complex instructions

Feb, 2017

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Panasonic SC-HTB485


Easy to setup and use + looks good too.

Do I really need all the sound settings?

Feb, 2017

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Panasonic SC-HTB485EBK 250W Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer


Excellent product, good powerful sound. Great enhancement of TV.

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Pro Logic II,DTS Digital Surround
Audio output channels:2.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS Digital Surround
RMS rated power:250

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.7
Power consumption (typical):57


Bluetooth: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
HDMI in:1
HDMI out:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Number of HDMI outputs:1
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.7
Power consumption (typical):57


FM radio: No


Receiver included: No

Soundbar speaker

Full-range driver diameter:2.56
Full-range driver diameter (imperial):2.5
Full-range driver size:2.5
Number of full-range drivers:2
Soundbar speaker RMS power:120
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10


Bass reflex: Yes
Subwoofer impedance:8
Subwoofer included: Yes
Subwoofer RMS power:130
Subwoofer type:Active
Wireless subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):VIERA Link
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Docking connector type:Not supported
Handheld remote control: Yes
Wall mountable: Yes
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Soundbar weight:5.51
Subwoofer depth:12
Subwoofer height:16.1
Subwoofer weight:11
Subwoofer width:7.09