This AV receiver has been designed with Blu-ray in mind, but its degradation-free output and flexible sound modes make it a solid-looking choice for any HD home.
The Panasonic SA-BX500 sounds OK but is too hard to recommend because of too many limitations for its asking price. The wireless surround pack works well, but just adds expense to an under-featured receiver.
While it's short on inputs, Panasonic's affordable SC-PT750 delivers DVD upscaling, wireless surround speakers, an iPod dock, and some surprisingly decent sound quality for a great price.
Panasonic's SC-BT300 is a 7.1 home theater system with built-in Blu-ray and its tall-boy speakers help deliver very good sound quality, but it doesn't have the Netflix streaming found on some of its similarly priced competitors.
With a five-disc changer, wireless rear speakers, and an integrated iPod dock, the Panasonic SC-PT760 offers a solid value for anyone looking for an affordable all-in-one home theater solution.
The towers' slender look may be enough for some buyers, but the features and the sound don't measure up.
Panasonic's SC-BT200 is a 7.1 home theater system with built-in Blu-ray and solid sonics for the price, but it doesn't have the Netflix streaming found on some of its similarly priced competitors.
The Panasonic SC-BTX70 undoubtedly has appeal. But, while its pictures are all we could hope for, its surround-sound performance is not. That fact leaves it looking too expensive
Well built, great picture and decent audio with ample connectivity and wireless functionality, the SC-BTT370 ticks most, not all, home-theatre-in-a-box boxes.