Summary: I've read online that it is possible to get true 5.1 through optical but with an expensive sound card. If anyone could help me (and anyone else) to an alternative method, that would be great.
Pros: Very loud for the price, good bass.
Cons: This can't play in true 5.1 via the digital audio in. Optical can only transmit stereo. The system can however, turn the stereo into 3.1 by forcing the center and sub to play and at good quality. Unfortunately, the surround speakers don't actually play 3D sounds. I've read online that it is possi...
Summary: The Front Surround Mode feature, allows the 5 speakers placed in the front. And in my case with a tiny apartment, 5.1 channel surround sound can be perfect with speaker layout. A wonderful system.
Summary: Only really suitable for use with Panasonic tellies that have the word Viera somewhere on them. It means you can use the remote control's volume buttons as normal and your Panasonic telly will respond but the sound will be coming from all around you.
Summary: This was great until it was 13 month old and decided just to stop working. The dealer says it will cost £148 to fix, which is more than I paid for it!!! Very Very disappointed in Panasonic a major let down!!!