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Panasonic-sc-htb550.33396039
7.9 out of 10

Panasonic SC-HTB550

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic SC-HTB550

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Overall 4
4.0

Not impressed

CONNIE, Amazon
5 August 2013
  • Summary: The good: the sound is better than the panasonic GT tv. It connected to the tv fine and the tv remote operates the volume on the bar. The bad: Cheap control. No treble or bass controls. Complicated flashing light adjustments for audio which is just stupid. Volume output at 100% is loud but should be louder. Sound is just ok. We kept it because of the arc compatibility with the tv.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works well with with Panasonic TV but ...

Max, Amazon
18 February 2013
  • Summary: Easy to setup, works as advertised with Panasonic TV, and looks good. But although the sound in general is fine for the price, it is attended by a constant rumbling, or low-pass noise, which is especially noticeable during quieter parts of whatever I'm watching, regardless of the source. Very distracting.
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Overall 4
4.0

Unreliable

Cynthia hauptman, Amazon
8 February 2013
  • Summary: I bought this unit to go with a Panasonic Viera Plasma TV. The unit was easy to set up, and the sound quality was good, but it stopped working after about 20 minutes of use. We unplugged everything and re-installed it, and the same thing happened. Have since read on forums that the unit overheats easily which causes it to shut off. Great safety feature for the unit, but lousy for our listening enjoyment.
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Overall 4
4.0

five stars for the first week!

Matt, Amazon
29 November 2012
  • Summary: In the beginning,everything worked great.a couple weeks go by, then the wireless subwoofer started to sound like it was underwater.I call customer service,they had me go through a series of the normal b.s.tests.Does shutting anything off,holding down buttons for thirty seconds really work for anything?!Then they tell me to take just the subwoofer to a repair shop thirty miles away.
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Overall 4
4.0

Sounds Fine but Soundbar Blocks TV IR Sensor

K. Erickson "Number Cruncher", Amazon
5 July 2012
  • Summary: I have a newer Panasonic Viera Television (GT50) so I thought I would make things easy and mate it with a "compatible" Panasonic soundbar. Imagine my surprise when I connected the soundbar in the horizontal format under the television (as advertised in Panasonic's promotional literature and informational videos) and the television remote stopped working because the IR sensor on the TV was blocked by the soundbar.
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Overall 4
4.0

Wish it sounded as good as it looks.

K. Childs, Amazon
2 March 2013