Panasonic SC-BT330 Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Sound System Review
7 June 2010
Conclusion: The SC-BT330 represents a noticeable and welcome enhancement to the sound built into TVs, while including a full HD 1080p source component to help feed your TV pretty high def pictures and lossless 5.1 surround. But this is by no means comparable to a component-based receiver/speaker/Blu-ray player system. On the other hand, such a system would sell for at least two to three times the price of the SC-BT330 and may be lacking features such as Netflix streaming and iPod...
Pros: VIERA Cast provides a world of online info-tainment options, including Netflix streaming, Feature-packed, including SD card slot, iPod/iPhone dock and FM radio tuner, Broad disc format support, Upgrade path for wireless surround speakers and Wi-Fi via optional adapters
Cons: Solid if un-thrilling video performance, Ditto the audio, Frustrating hardware layout and disappointing remote, Slow disc loading