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Panasonic SC-HTB500

Panasonic SC-HTB500
alaAverage 3.9

6 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Panasonic SC-HTB500. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 77/100.

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Expert review by : Clint DeBoer (

Panasonic SC-HTB500 Sound Bar First Look


Panasonic announced this week a brand new 3D-compatible surround bar home theater speaker system in the SC-HTB500 starting in August. The sound bar is designed to fit neatly in front of a flat panel.

Jun, 2010

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by : EISA (

European HT Soundbar 2010-2011 - Panasonic SC-HTB500


Televisions may be getting thinner by the year but this makes the engineering of their integral, flat loudspeakers all the more difficult and explains the rise of the ‘Soundbar'. Panasonic's SC-HTB500 solution is aimed at owners of flat panel TVs sized...

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Pro Logic II,DTS
Audio output channels:2.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS
RMS rated power:240

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):29
Power Source:AC

Other Features

Soundbar dimensions (WxDxH):40.5 x 2.28 x 4.25
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):9.84 x 14 x 12.7

Ports & interfaces

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


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):29
Power Source:AC


FM radio: No


Receiver included: No

Soundbar speaker

Soundbar speaker RMS power:120
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10
Tweeter diameter:2.5
Tweeter Size:2.5


Bass reflex: Yes
Subwoofer impedance:8
Subwoofer included: Yes
Subwoofer RMS power:120
Subwoofer type:Active
Wireless subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):VIERA Link
Docking connector type:Not supported
Handheld remote control: Yes
Recommended usage:Home theatre
Remote Control Type:Wireless
Speaker drivers:1
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):10
Subwoofer driver size:10
Wall mountable: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Soundbar weight:6.17
Subwoofer depth:14
Subwoofer height:12.7
Subwoofer weight:14.8
Subwoofer width:9.84