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6.6 out of 10

Panasonic SC-HT56

1000W, 5.1-ch Home Theater System with VIERA Link HDAVI Control Read more

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Overall 10
10

Best Budget HDMI switching HTIB!

7 M ABS NYC "7", Amazon
9 September 2009
  • Summary: PROS: - Crisp sound with movies and music. Bass is strong but not muddy. Surround sound creates accurate 3D environment. - HDMI switching! - Both video and audio passes through the receiver when it is off to the TV which means that you can use the TV speakers instead if needed. - Conventional speaker connectors which allows you to upgrade your equipment. (not proprietary like many other HTIBs) - Supplied Speaker wires are adequate in length.
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Overall 8
8.0

A Decent Little System

Michael Varga "hamleru@optonline.net", Amazon
10 August 2009
  • Summary: I just received this a couple of days ago and installed it within two hours without too much trouble. Almost everything is painfully obvious, though it would be nice if the speaker connections in the back of the receiver were better labeled. As it is, they are only labeled with numbers which correspond to a slightly vague manual, but a little patience and anybody can work it out.
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Overall 10
10

Panasonic SC-HT56

HJN, Amazon
31 July 2009
  • Summary: If you have been having trouble finding an HTiB at a low price point which does a good job with music as well, look into one of these. Despite few reviews online, I took a gamble and purchased these. I have been extremely happy with my purchase so far. I had purchased a samsung ht-z4200 which sounded good with movies but horrible with music. I then thought about replacing the samsung with a sony ht-ss2300.
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Overall 10
10

Great Quality and Value

D. Houde, Amazon
14 July 2009
  • Summary: Purchased this system from 6ave.com and arrived within 2 days ($188 plus free shipping). Currently have this connected to a 42" Panasonic Plasma, Sony Blu-Ray, XBOX 360 and Wii - receiver has plenty of connections. Compared to other HTIB options, I would rate the speakers as above average and the Sub as very powerful. Receiver has the ability to play lossless sound decoded from Blu-Ray player for tremendous movie audio.
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Overall 10
10

Great entry level home theater system.

wake1080, Amazon
23 May 2009
  • Summary: I purchased this system when it was on sale at 6ave.com for $188 shipped. It is a great entry level system. I am no audiophile but I think this system sounds great in my house. I purchased it to hookup to my PS3 (for movies and games) and TV. I hooked it up to the TV using an optical out cable from my TV to the Panasonic SC-HT56. I have my PS3 running to the Panasonic SC-HT56 via HDMI and then HDMI from the Panasonic SC-HT56 to my Samsung LN52A630.
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Overall 10
10

Good value for a blu-ray compatible system

Ben Franklin "bf", Amazon
24 April 2009
  • Summary: I had been using a 4.5 year old Sony HT-DDW660 Home Theater System which has worked excellently, in my 13'x13' TV room, to give me 5.1 surround sound with my DVD player and HDTV. However, I am planning to buy a blu-ray player soon and I realized that the SONY lacks an HDMI or component analog inputs which would allow me to hear the new lossless sound formats that are available on blu-ray discs.
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Overall 10
10

Panasonic has always impressed me with sound

A. Burt, Amazon
26 February 2009
  • Summary: It is a home theater out of a box.....and you know what who cares???? It is fantastic sound. I use to have a panasonic dvd surround sound where people were constantly complimenting it. Not the biggest fan of the five disc thing however,....but it was still a great wireless 5.1 system. I decided to take the leap into blu-ray. It did not connect to my current dvd system so of course being the nerd that I am I purchased this system to hook up to my blu-ray.
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