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Panasonic SC-PM500EF-K

Panasonic SC-PM500EF-K
alaScore 81

33 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 33 user reviews from international sources. Users rate it 65/100. The average review date is Dec 23, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 168419 reviews from other Audio Systems. The alaScore™ for this product is 81/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 18, 2018.

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Why not supply proper antennas and an ipod/phone Dock Adaptor with the PM 500 System


AM reception is very poor and the FM antenna being a short piece of wire without a proper plug is little better than useless. Bought the System 2 days ago now I have to hunt around for a proper AM and FM antenna also an ipod dock adaptor. These items...

Apr, 2016

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Don't Buy if You Want to Listen to FM Radio in outer areas!


This unit looks good and is a nice compact size. However, my unit scanned radio frequencies in 10KHz steps at the beginning. This means that 90% of AM & FM stations are so off frequency, that they are too painful to listen to. I called Panasonic, who...

Nov, 2015

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A.M. Radio is very poor


It's difficult to find a system that has A.M. Radio. I bought this from Harvey Norman, but couldn't try the radio in store - big mistake. The F.M. Radio and CD sound is good, but A.M. Radio is ver disappointing. I expected much better from Panasonic....

Jul, 2015

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Docking station unable to be used


I am disappointed as I understood an adapter for iPhone 5 would enabler to use the docking station and now I have purchased the adapter it doesn't work

Apr, 2015

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Great value stereo


CD sound excellent, radio setup very good, remote control for all functions very good. Top value for budget system, recommended.

Jan, 2015

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Good value


, it just means that you cant sit the unit flush on the right side against anything. Good sound for a small unit. Ideal for everyday use. I purchased the unit for a great price @ $192

Usb connection, price

Positioning of usb connector

Feb, 2013

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Good value


I was wanting a small but decent unit for the kitchen that could play mp3's and fm radio. I dont use an i-phone or i-pod so the usb connection was a big factor. Some features such as skipping a folder are only accessible from the remote but otherwise...

Usb connection, price

Positioning of usb connector

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications


Cassette deck: No
Color of product:Black
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player:Y
Type:Micro set / Mini set


Display Type:LCD

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240 / 230-240
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):19
Power Source:AC


Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:4


Bass reflex: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:40
Speaker type:2-Way
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No


Audio formats supported: Yes
Card reader integrated: No
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Image formats supported:JPG
MP3 playback: Yes
Playback disc formats:CD audio
Video recording: No

Ports & interfaces

Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB port:Y


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240 / 230-240
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):19
Power Source:AC


Preset stations quantity:30
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM


Built-in hard drive: No