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Blu-ray Disc™ Home Theater Sound System

Details
SC-BT203
Features
  • SC-BT203 Blu-ray Home Theater System
  • 7.1 Channel/1000 Watts
  • Smart Setup Guide: Assists with optimum theater settings
  • Premium Sound Quality: Bamboo Cone Speaker and Kelton Subwoofer

Features

  • Dynamic & Clear 7.1ch Surround Sound Reproduction: Kelton Subwoofer and Bamboo Cone Speakers
  • Optimum Theater Setting for Everyone Smart Setup
  • Stand-by Power: 0.2W and Saving Active Power Consumption Eco Ideas


In order to truly appreciate the high quality images of Blu-ray Disc, the sound performance needs to be upgraded to match the images. Until now, it was difficult to fully enjoy Blu-ray Disc sounds because you had to install and correctly set up the speakers.
But with Panasonic, this is no longer a problem. Panasonic Home Theater Systems handle all the complicated settings automatically with just a few clicks.
Along with other features such as high quality picture, dynamic and clear sounds, easy operation, advanced networking and connectivity, Panasonic Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Systems give you everything you need to experience all the emotional impact of a movie in your own home.
A full-scale Blu-ray theater is created by combining this Blu-ray Disc player, AV receiver, and speakers.
Home Theater Receiver

  • Home Theater Mode: Total Output Power of 1000W
    • Front: 125W x 2 (1kHz, 3 ohms, 10% THD)
    • Center: 125W (1kHz, 3 ohms, 10% THD)
    • Surround: 125W x 2 (1kHz, 3 ohms, 10% THD)
    • Surround Back: 125W x 2 (1kHz, 3 ohms, 10% THD)
    • Subwoofer: 125W (100Hz, 3 ohms, 10% THD)
  • Home Theater Mode: Total Output Power of 520W
    • Front: 65W x 2 (120Hz 20kHz, 3 ohms, 1 % THD)
    • Center: 65W (120Hz 20kHz, 3 ohms, 1 % THD)
    • Surround: 65W x 2 (120Hz 20kHz, 3 ohms, 1 % THD)
    • Surround Back: 65W x 2 (120Hz 20kHz, 3 ohms, 1% THD)
    • Subwoofer: 65W (45Hz 120Hz, 3 ohms, 1 % THD)

[Blu-ray Disc Features]
Video Features

  • PHL Reference Chroma Processor Plus
  • High Precision 4:4:4
  • P4HD (Pixel Precision Progressive Processing for HD)
  • 1080/24p Playback
  • Deep Color


Other Features

  • Integrated Universal Dock for iPod
  • iPod Music/ Video/PhotoPlayback
  • iPod Full Title List on Screen Display for Music & Video Contents
  • VIERA LinkTM (HDAVI Control 4)*
  • Smart Setup with Auto Speaker Setup (Mic Included)
  • VIERA CASTTM (YouTubeTM, PicasaTM Web Albums, etc)
    Click here to learn more about VIERA CAST
  • Compatible with BD-Live*and BONUSVIEW
  • Movie (AVCHD, MPEG2) & View with SD Memory Card Slot


ENERGY Star Qualified

SpecificationsExpand All

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    • PLAYABLE DISCS:
    • DVD-ROM
    • CD
    • BD-ROM
    • BD-RE / BD-RE DL
    • BD-R/ BD-R DL
    • DVD-RAM
    • DVD-R/DVD-RW/DVD-R DL
    • CD-R/-RW
    • SD Memory Card (SDHC/SDXC)
    • Television Signal System
    • RECEIVER SECTION:
    • Output Power - Home Theater Mode (RMS)
    • Output Power - Home Theater Mode (FTC)
    • Center Focus
    • Whisper-mode Surround
    • Digital Synthesizer Tuner
    • Audio D/A Converter
    • Digital Amplifier
    • High Clarity Sound
    • Dynamic Range Compression
    • Deep Color
    • Video D/A Converter
    • PHL Reference Chorma Processor Plus
    • High Precision 4:4:4
    • 1080/24p Playback
    • Digital Noise Reduction
    • Picture Mode
    • Picture Adjustment
    • Zoom Function (JPEG)
    • P4HD (Pixel Precision Progressive Processing for HD)
    • Remote Control
    • Smart Setup
    • VIERA CAST™
    • INPUT/OUTPUT:
    • Video Out
    • Wireless Terminal
    • Ethernet Terminal
    • HDMI Terminals
    • Front Configuration
    • Front Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Center Configuration
    • Center Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Surround Configuration
    • Surround Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Subwoofer Configuration
    • Subwoofer Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Wireless Rear
    • SPECIFICATIONS:
    • HOME THEATER RECEIVER:
    • Dolby Digital Decoder
    • DTS Decoder
    • Subwoofer Level Control
    • DVD PLAYER:
    • Component Video Out
    • Headphone Out
    • + R*2/ +R DL*2 / +RW*2
    • BLU-RAY DISC SECTION
    • VIERA Link
    • OTHER MEDIA SECTION
    • Universal Dock for iPod
    • iPod Full Title List on Screen Display for Music & Video Contents
    • iPod Music /Video*9 /Photo Playback
    • Front Speaker Unit [Approx.]
    • Surround Speaker Unit [Approx.]
    • Surround Back Configuration
    • Surround Back Speaker Unit [Approx.]
    • Surround Back Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Surround Back Dimensions (W x H x D) [Approx.]
    • Subwoofer Speaker Unit [Approx.]
    • Subwoofer Dimensions (W x H x D) [Approx.]
    • Digital Audio Input
    • Analog Audio Input
    • Front Dimensions (W x H x D) [Approx.]
    • Center Speaker Unit [Approx.]
    • Center Dimensions (W x H x D) [Approx.]
    • Surround Dimensions (W x H x D) [Approx.]
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • Weight
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Reviews

SC-BT203 is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great surprize
Date published: 2010-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from edit to previous review i have already posted a review, but i have an update to my sound problem. it turned out that the reason it was cutting out was because my components were getting very hot due to lack of ventilation. i solved the problem with a few fans in my entertainment unit and have not had any sound cut out.
Date published: 2010-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good for the price Reveived as a gift. was pleasently surprised. especially like the two optical audio inputs. i was able to hook up my xbox 360 and directv reciever to the system and i get surround sound from both of them. bluray movies look and sound awesome. 7.1 surround sound is totally awesome. small and compact, which is a plus. the only issue i have is that the sound cuts out for a split second, but comes back with no prob.
Date published: 2010-04-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from second guessing I loved the picture and sound this gave me hard to get the volume of the speekers ajusted always had trouble hearing the voices and the sound affects blew you out, and now 4 months later it quit playing blue rays says they are incompatable well this unit we were told was a 1080P in fact it is an 1080i so now we have to take back to american they send it in and if it cannot be fixed they will give us a new one i was told this was 1080P should not have done this after 4 months plays regular DVD's all day. Beware
Date published: 2010-03-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointed Just bought this system.....The blu-ray player displays pink, blue and green lines that randomly roll up the screen during a movie play. Taking it back........sound is Ok.
Date published: 2009-12-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Step down from SC-BT200 The Technical Specs here on Panasonic website are incorrect. SC-BT203 doesn't have a microphone included, or any automatic speaker setup.
Date published: 2009-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1st Time Blu-Ray Home Theater Wanted to go for a SC-BT303 from Sam's Club but decided to go with the SC-BT203 from Costco since I didn't need the extra 'functionality' and also the family room didn't fit the giant speakers. So far loved everything, wished the reference about wireless speakers was clearer when mentioning that a separate component needs to be purchased. (SH-FX70)
Date published: 2009-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from
Date published: 2009-08-09
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