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Panasonic SC-BTT490

Panasonic SC-BTT490
alaScore 86

250 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 250 reviews of Panasonic SC-BTT490. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Panasonic SC-BTT490 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic SC-BTT490

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 235 user reviews of Panasonic SC-BTT490 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com.

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic SC-BTT490 Energy Star 5.1-Channel 1000-Watt Full HD 3D Blu-Ray Home Theater System with Built-in Wi-Fi (2012 Model)Panasonic SC-BTT490 Energy Star 5.1-Channel 1000-Watt Full HD 3D Blu-Ray Home Theater System with Built-in Wi-Fi (2012 Model)

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Panasonic SC-BTT490 review

 

The SC-BTT490 is Panasonic's flagship mainstream all-in-one home cinema package. It might lack the same premium audio components of the more expensive BTT590, but it does have full-height front satellite speakers that are far easier to place in a room...

Great sound and the same fantastic feature set we expect from Panasonic

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

Panasonic SC-BTT490 home entertainment system

 

If you can stretch to just a bit more than the LG, the Panasonic SC-BTT490 home entertainment system adds a lot more atmosphere and realism than its rival. That you also get an iPhone dock, Wi-Fi, 3D Blu-ray and even support for Skype video chats is...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Panasonic SC-BTT490

 

best surround i have ever had ,great value''''''''''''''''''''''1

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: RandyM (shopnbc.com)

Great features

 

Sound above average. Good for small to medium sized room. Included wires for back speakers need to be longer. You might need to buy additional speaker wire. Fronts can be hung on wall not using the included tower floor stands. The best part is the...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: ilyah (shopnbc.com)

this is the best

 

I need to buy one more as an gift cause I'm so in love with my home theater system best perches and love the price thanks shopnbc

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Dsbg4u (shopnbc.com)

I love it

 

Great system... I didn't know what I was buying and my boyfriend said you can't go wrong with Panasonic... I so love it... my room is totally like a theatre... great product...

May, 2013

Consumer review by: DeeDee1061 (shopnbc.com)

Exactly what I needed!!

 

If you're looking for great sound, this is it! I have enjoyed my purchase from day one and included with the great sound is a blu-ray disc player. I can also connect to the internet through my surround system soooo I can watch Netflix!!!

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Geoff (beachcamera.com)

No surprises - a good buying experience

 

This is the third item purchased from Beach Camera. Deliveries came on time. Products ordered, were the products received.

Easy to set up ; Good quality sound ; Simple to operate

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Geoff (buydig.com)

No surprises - a good buying experience

 

This is the third item purchased from Beach Camera. Deliveries came on time. Products ordered, were the products received.

Easy to set up ; Good quality sound ; Simple to operate

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: ronmax (beachcamera.com)

Great system

 

Integrated with Panasonic GT65

Easy to set up ; theater quality sound

Had to splice more wire

Jun, 2012
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:FLAC, MP3 / FLAC, MP3, MP4
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Equalizer: Yes
RMS rated power:1000
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10

Center speaker

Center speaker crossover frequency:1000
Center speaker frequency range:120 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker peak power:180
Center speaker RMS power:180
Center speaker type:1-way / 2-way
Center speaker woofer diameter:6.35
Center speaker woofer size:6.35

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes

Display

Display:FLD

Front speakers

Front speaker crossover frequency:1000
Front speaker frequency range:120 - 20000
Front speaker impedance:3
Front speaker peak power:185
Front speaker type:1-way
Front speakers RMS power:270 / 370

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive: No

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, BD-ROM, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW / BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, CD, CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW
Number of Discs:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-Ray player
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray video / Blu-Ray video, CD audio

Other features

HDMI ports quantity:3
Volume Control:Digital

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AUX In: Yes
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI In:2
HDMI Out:1
Number of HDMI Outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50 / 60
AC input voltage:120 / 220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.05 / 0.1
Power consumption (typical):84 / 89

Radio

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

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:1 / 2
Satellite speaker crossover frequency:1000
Satellite speaker frequency range:120 - 2000
Satellite speaker impedance:3
Satellite speaker peak power:125
Satellite speaker type:1-way
Satellite speakers RMS power:150 / 250
Wireless satellite speakers:O / Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC

Subwoofer

Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):16.5
Subwoofer driver size:16.5
Subwoofer frequency range:45 - 120
Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer RMS power:200
Wireless Subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple Docking:Y
Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod / Yes
BD-Live: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Deep colour support: Yes
Equalizer customizable: Yes
Image formats supported:JPEG XR / JPG
iPod/iPhone dock: Yes
Karaoke: No
USB direct playback: Yes
Wireless speaker ready: Yes
x.v.Color support: Yes

TV tuner

TV tuner integrated:No / Yes

Video

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC / NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video formats supported:AVCHD, DIVX, MKV, MP4, MPEG2 / AVCHD, MKV, MPEG2, MPO / AVCHD, MKV, MPO
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):280 x 78 x 84 / 280 x 78.4 x 84
Center speaker weight:907 / 910
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):292 x 292 x 1184 / 292 x 292 x 1185
Front speaker weight:2.58 / 2.6
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):430 x 278.3 x 38 / 430 x 279 x 38
Main unit weight:2.7 / 2.72
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):80 x 70 x 139 / 80 x 70.6 x 139.7
Satellite speaker weight:453 / 470
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):180 x 300 x 408
Subwoofer weight:4.3 / 4.31