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Panasonic SC-HTB8

Panasonic SC-HTB8
alaScore 89

467 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 467 reviews of Panasonic SC-HTB8. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Panasonic SC-HTB8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Panasonic SC-HTB8 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Reviewers really like the reliability. The price also gets good feedback.

price, reliability

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Jan, 2018

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Panasonic SC-HTB8 review

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The Panasonic SC-HTB8 is the brand's entry-level model, a no-thrills device for a budget price. We've seen some fairly wretched sound bars in the same price bracket from lesser-known brands, so can Panasonic get it right? Find out in our full review.

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Donna (

Great sound quality!


Great features on 5is sound bar like clear voice button, and surround sound. It sounds great too. It is wall mountable but not so good on your cabinet as it has to lay flat which causes a problem when ur trying to switch it on or turn the volume up...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Matztar_10 (

Simple and easy


This is a great piece of tech for such a good price, the only issue is that the optical cable isnt included but they are cheap rnough overall good purchase

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Cazza (

Sound is amazing


Ive struggled with the sound on my 50inch tv for ages. Now with the soundbar I can hear clearly and the surround effect is equally as good.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: happyviewer (

Panasonic Sound Bar


Excellent product, sound quality excellent. Easy to set up as and use. Would recommend this item to anyone.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: IamGroot (

Greatly improved TV sound quality


Recently purchased a Panasonic 40 inch 4K TV. This soundbar fits exactly in-between the TV feet.Easy to set up, but the box does not include a digital audio cable! Greatly improves the sound quality of flat screen TVs.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (

Feels like you’re at the cinema


Bought as a present for my husband, and he loves it. Watching movies is like being in the cinema with the dramatic sound. He also likes it whilst playing PlayStation games, makes things like COD sound more real.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: wilkie (

Great Sound


Easy to connect and set up and looks well under the tv

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Mrsmac30 (

Panasonic Soundbar


Bought this as a gift for our son for his room so that he could have great sound when playing on Xbox. Not disappointed great sound quality. Son loves it

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Jans (

Great item


Bought this a few months ago best buy a compact unit very easy to set up and use

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:DTS Digital Surround, Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II
Audio output channels:2.0
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
RMS rated power:40 / 80


Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y

Other features

Soundbar dimensions (WxDxH):750 x 118 x 65.5

Packaging Content

Manual:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

AUX In:Y / Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Digital audio optical in:1


AC input frequency:50 / 60
AC input voltage:120 / 220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):16 / 20


FM radio:N / No


Receiver included:N / No

Soundbar speaker

Soundbar speaker RMS power:40 / 80


Subwoofer included:N / No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility:N / No
Colour of product:Black
Deep colour support:Y
Docking connector type:N / No
Maximum screen size compatibility:81.3
Wall mountable:Y / Yes
x.v.Color support:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Height :65.5
Soundbar weight:2.3