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Panasonic SC-HC40

Panasonic SC-HC40
alaScore 80

51 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Panasonic SC-HC40. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Panasonic SC-HC40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 51 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Consumer review ( review summary for Panasonic SC-HC40


alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Panasonic SC-HC40 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems on

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SC-HC40 Compact Stereo SystemPanasonic SC-HC40 Compact Stereo System

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (

Great CD player


Works great in small places

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (

I will definitely recommend this product


At home. Size, sound quality, nice looking unit. Bluetooth and wireless remote control are very convenient. Fabric cover on speakers... It should be a hard speaker cover... unshielded speakers Poor AM radio reception

Clear Reception","Durable","Easy Controls

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:MP3
Audio output channels:2.0
Equalizer: Yes
RMS rated power:40
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10

Center speaker

Center speaker RMS power:20


Cassette deck: No
Colour of product:Black
Number of Discs:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player: Yes
Type:Micro set


Bass adjustment: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Treble adjustment: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wall mountable: Yes

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
Peak Music Power Output (PMPO):40
RMS rated power:40


Bluetooth: Yes

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):35 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Optical Drive

Number of Discs:1
Number of optical discs:1

Other features

Additional accessories:Y
Antenna type:Loop antenna
Audio Connections:1
Auto digital tuning: Yes
Auto store: Yes
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Dimensions (WxDxH):500 x 102 x 201
DVD Audio Playback: Yes
Height :20.1
Main speaker:2
Power requirements:220 - 240V / AC 120 V
Remote control type:Wireless Remote Control

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Audio formats supported:MP3
Compatible memory cards:SD
MiniDisc recorder: No
MP3 Playback: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AUX In: Yes
FM antenna: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.05
Power consumption (typical):35


AM band range:520 - 1710
FM band range:87.90 - 107.90
FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:30
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker impedance:6

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black
Frequency range:1 kHz

Weight & Dimensions