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Panasonic SC-PM86D

Panasonic SC-PM86D
alaScore 78

23 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Panasonic SC-PM86D. 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-PM86D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Panasonic SC-PM86D


Sound quality is excellent and the features and connectivity are its strong points. Being able to play MP3s from a USB key or DVD is a superb feature.

They excluded the 3x phono RGB connections, which they have available in asian markets.

Feb, 2009

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At $400, the flexibility of this system is fantastic, the sound is great (and yes you can crank it pretty loud without distortion, the speakers are so small you wonder where all that bass comes from!), so overall I rate this very highly, especially...

Surprisingly powerful sound for such a little unit. Also very flexible with DVD output, we use the unit all the time either for music or movies. Best of all, everything works and nothing has broken yet!! Remote works fine. USB port for mp3s is handy....

USB port only takes mem sticks, it's a pity you can't hook a laptop straight into the port. Also occasionally doesn't recognise memory sticks, may take an insert or two to get it going. Slightly confusing menu structure (TV display) and slightly...

Aug, 2009

Product Specifications


Output Power / Total:160Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Components:Main unit / Speaker system
Functions (KA):DVD player / Radio
Sound Effects:D-Bass
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround Sound Effects:Virtual Surround Mode
Type:AV System


Headphone Jack:Built-in / Yes


Cassette deck: No
Colour of product:Black
Optical disc player: Yes
Type:Micro set


Type:DVD player


Equaliser:Built-in / Yes
Equaliser Type:Digital graphic


Equalizer: Yes
Volume Control:Rotary


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic SC




RMS rated power:160

Other features

CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Dimensions (WxDxH):175 x 342 x 240
DVD Audio Playback: Yes

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


MP3 Playback: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AM band range:522 - 1629
FM band range:87.50 - 108.00
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported radio bands:AM, FM
Tuner type:Digital

Radio System

Tuner Type:AM/FM / Digital radio tuner

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):145 x 240 x 217
Center speaker weight:2.1