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Panasonic SC-HTB8

Panasonic SC-HTB8
alaScore 89

480 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 480 reviews of Panasonic SC-HTB8. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Panasonic SC-HTB8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Panasonic SC-HTB8 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The price also gets good reviews.

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Sep, 2018

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The Panasonic SC-HTB8 is the brand's entry-level model, a no-thrills device for a budget price. We've seen some fairly wretched sound bars in the same price bracket from lesser-known brands, so can Panasonic get it right? Find out in our full review.

May, 2016

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Amazing sound bar did have problems trying to connect the Bluetooth so brought cable now works perfectly

Aug, 2018

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Good value for money


Nice looking and simple to use. Not too loud in for good size living room. If connected to modern devices be careful on surround mode as it may decrease volume of vocals in music but saying that its still good for cinematic sounds and movies. Well...

Jul, 2018

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Very happy with sound and has lots of very good features

Jun, 2018

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Birthday gift for my son Lovely looking Very loud good value for money

Jun, 2018

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Bought this sound bar to complement a new tv I have bought from very it's like the tv excellent value for money from very.

May, 2018

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perfect sound great using blutooth to take in garden and great linked to tv

May, 2018

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Great sound


Great sound, easy to set up but had to buy optical cable which donst come with item

Mar, 2018

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Sc-Htb8k 80 watt soundbar


For the price it is very good but does not come with a cable to connect it which was not a problem to me as I just used the cable from my old soundbar. So be warned you need to buy a cable which you can pick up most places quite cheep. There is also a...

Mar, 2018

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Great sound quality!


Great features on 5is sound bar like clear voice button, and surround sound. It sounds great too. It is wall mountable but not so good on your cabinet as it has to lay flat which causes a problem when ur trying to switch it on or turn the volume up...

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:DTS Digital Surround,Dolby Digital,Dolby Pro Logic II
Audio output channels:2.0
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Built-in audio decoders:DTS Digital Surround, Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
RMS rated power:40 / 80

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50 / 60
AC input voltage:120 / 220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):16 / 20


Bluetooth: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes

Other Features

Soundbar dimensions (WxDxH):29.5 x 4.65 x 2.58

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AUX in: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Digital audio optical in:1
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless


AC input frequency:50 / 60
AC input voltage:120 / 220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):16 / 20


FM radio: No


Receiver included: No

Soundbar speaker

Soundbar speaker RMS power:40 / 80


Subwoofer included: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:Black
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Docking connector type:Not supported
Maximum screen size compatibility:32
Wall mountable: Yes
x.v.Color support: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Soundbar weight:5.07