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Panasonic SL-SX480W Portable CD Player, White

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Panasonic SL-SX480W Portable CD Player, White. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and durability. The price and portability also get good feedback. The size and usability get less positive reviews. Views about the design and battery are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Panasonic SL-SX480W Portable CD Player, White is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Panasonic SL-SX480W Portable CD Player, White from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviews about the portability and performance are generally positive. The durability and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the battery. Many are critical about the size and usability.

sound, price, durability, performance, portability

usability, size

83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SL-SX480W Portable CD Player, WhitePanasonic SL-SX480W Portable CD Player, White

May, 2018

Product Specifications

Advanced D.sound technology is comprised of four components that work together to elevate your audio experience to the next level. A Digital Amplifier helps reduce distortion and also helps you achieve crystal-clear sound - even at higher volume levels. The S-XBS and Digital Audio Gain Control help to improve bass response at higher volume levels and MP3 Re-Master technology allows the listener to receive outstanding sound quality from compressed music files, such as MP3 and WMA. Without H.Bass, headphones and compact speakers cannot reproduce some of the bass sound components that are included in music. H.Bass technology reproduces the harmonic series of bass components. This gives the listener the sensation of a fuller bass sound that cannot actually be reproduced with headphones and compact speakers. SL-SX480 portable CD player is designed to reduce or eliminate CD skipping during most active uses. It even has a backup memory feature that helps provide further assurance of a skip-free listening experience. MP3 is the most popular and widely used digital audio compression format available today. Since MP3 files are so small, you can burn a library of music onto CD-R/RWs from a compatible computer and play them back on your portable CD player.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Digital Player Type:CD/MP3
Functions (KB):CD/MP3 player
Sound Effects:D.sound/D.sound / Digital Audio Gain Control (DAGC) / S-XBS
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:CD / MP3 player

CD System

CD Track Programming:Yes (20 tracks)
Media Load Type:Top-load
Playback Modes:A-B repeat / All tracks repeat / One track repeat / Program play / Random play / shuffle / Repeat shuffle / Resume play
Shockproof Memory:45 seconds
Type:CD / MP3 player

Dimensions & Weight



Equalizer: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic SL



Remote Control

Type: None