The Good Decent sound quality; expansion port.
The Bad Poor track navigation on external USB devices; only supports the MP3 format.
The Bottom Line The Panasonic SC-PMX2DB isn't exactly an exceptional sounding micro system, but it has a good range of features for the price and we like the way you can expand it in the future with plug-in modules
With the SC-PMX2DB, Panasonic is trying to take the humble micro hi-fi and hurtle it into the modern age by kitting it out with a USB port and an expansion slot so you can add Bluetooth support or an iPod dock later.
The system can be purchased for around £200.
There are plenty of micro hi-fi systems on the market so Panasonic has tried to spice this one up by adding a couple of extras. Beneath the system's display there's a cover that flips down to reveal a USB port. You can plug memory keys, hard drives or music players into this and the system will let you play back any MP3 files stored on them.
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