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Blu-ray Disc™ Home Theater System

  • VIERA CAST™ (Wi-Fi Ready)
  • Pure Direct Sound Speaker Design
  • Wireless Rear Speakers Included



Firmware & Drivers

FIRMWARE Download Instructions
  • SC-BT730 Firmware Update DOWNLOAD Download and install instructions
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SpecificationsExpand All

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    • +R/+R(DL)/+RW
    • DVD-ROM
    • CD
    • BD-ROM
    • BD-RE / BD-RE DL
    • BD-R/ BD-R DL
    • DVD-RAM
    • CD-R/-RW
    • SD Memory Card (SDHC/SDXC)
    • Television Signal System
    • Output Channel
    • Output Power - Home Theater Mode (RMS)
    • Output Power - Home Theater Mode (FTC)
    • Selectable Speaker Layout
    • EQ (Flat/Heavy/Clear/Soft)
    • Subwoofer Level
    • Center Focus
    • Whisper-mode Surround
    • Dolby® Digital Decoder / Dolby® Pro Logic® II
    • Digital Synthesizer Tuner
    • Dolby® Digital Decoder
    • DTS™ Decoder
    • Audio D/A Converter
    • Digital Amplifier
    • High Clarity Sound
    • 96kHz Surround Re-Master
    • Station Presets
    • Cinema Surround
    • 7.1ch Virtual Sound Effect with 5.1ch
    • 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)
    • x.v.color™
    • P4HD (Pixel Precision Progressive Processing for HD)
    • Universal Dock for iPod®/ iPhone®
    • iPod / iPhone Playback ( Music/Video/Photo)
    • iPod/ iPhone Full Title List on Screen Display for Music & Video Contents
    • VIERA Link™
    • Remote Control
    • Smart Setup
    • Wireless LAN System
    • HDMI Output
    • Video Out
    • Audio Input
    • Wireless Terminal
    • Ethernet Terminal
    • USB Slot (for Wi-Fi)
    • Digital Input
    • Front Configuration
    • Front Speaker Unit
    • Front Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Front Dimensions (H x W x D) [Approx.]
    • Center Configuration
    • Center Speaker Unit
    • Center Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Center Dimensions (H x W x D) [Approx.]
    • Surround Configuration
    • Surround Speaker Unit
    • Surround Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Surround Dimensions (H x W x D) [Approx.]
    • Subwoofer Configuration
    • Subwoofer Speaker Unit
    • Subwoofer Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Subwoofer Dimensions (H x W x D) [Approx.]
    • Wireless Rear
    • Pure Direct Sound Speaker
    • Advanced Bamboo Cone
    • Weight (lb.) [Approx.]
    • Dimensions (WxHxD) [Approx.]

Owner's Manuals

Owner's Manuals and Documentation


  • What should I do if my product needs service?

    NOTE: This does not apply to TVs, Microwaves, Vacuums, and Massage Chairs

    For repairs and exchanges:

    Ship your product to:

    Panasonic Factory Service Center
    4900 George McVay Drive
    Suite B; Door-12
    McAllen, TX 78503

    Please include your name, address, telephone number, email address, copy of your purchase receipt (for warranty service), and a description of what is wrong with the unit. Freight collect shipments will not be accepted.

    Panasonic is not responsible for damage that occurs in transit. All contents should be packaged for safe travel to the service center. Customer should use a reputable small package shipping company that is able to provide a package tracking number and insurance (if customer should so desire to insure their package).

    Units that are abused, damaged, infested with insects, have corrosion, etc. will be placed out-of-warranty.

    Once your unit arrives at the facility, you may contact us for status at:

    Tel: 956-683-2930
    Toll Free: 1-866-907-9111

    Please reference your Service Job number when contacting You will be contacted if there is any cost you are responsible for.

  • Will a Blu-ray disc that is Region All Disc play in this product?
    Yes, a Blu-Ray that is Region All Disc can play in this player.
  • Why won't a rented disc play in my player?
    If you're having difficulty playing a disc that you have rented or borrowed, try a disc that you own to see if it plays. If it does play then there could be a problem with the borrowed or rented disc. Try cleaning the disc with a soft cloth to remove any debris or fingerprints.
  • Which video quality should I select in Vudu?
    Vudu recommends that you have at least a speed of 9 Mbps to stream the 1080p resolution and a speed of 4.5Mbps to stream the 720p resolution. They do not have any specific speeds for 3D viewing.
    You can do a speed test inside of the Vudu app that can tell you what quality should be chosen when playing back videos. The speed test can be accessed by going to Vudu Home, selecting:
    "My Vudu" -> "Info and Settings" -> "Network Speed Test".
  • Which USB wireless adaptors are compatable with this model?
    At this point only the DYWL10 is compatable with this unit.
  • How do I update the firmware in my Home Theater?
    Go into "Setup", > "Player Settings" > "System" > "Firmware Update" > "Update Now". While you are in this menu you can also make sure that automatic Update Check is set to on for future updates.
  • Where can I find the firmware for my device?
    If there are any firmware updates available for your model, they will be located under the Firmware & Drivers option on the floating menu to the left. If there is no Firmware & Drivers option listed in the menu, your device's firmware is up to date.
  • I would like to have the latest firmware update sent to me for my Home Theater.
    The latest firmware updates are available here in our "Support" section and can be downloaded free of charge. Click on the "Firmware & Drivers" menu option in the floating menu to the left on this page. If you need the update sent to you please contact us by one of the methods listed under"Contact Us" (by clicking here). NOTE: There will be a nominal fee charged for preparation and processing.
  • What ports are used by VieraConnect?
    48705, 80 and 443
  • Where can I order parts for my product?
    You can order parts and accessories for your machine from our Parts & Accessories Department at 1-800-833-9626.
  • The SC-BT230/330/730, constantly displays a "incompatible disc" message.
    You may have inserted an incompatible disc (Discs recorded in PAL video, etc.). Check the Operating Manual for the Product to confirm the disc is in a compatible format. Ensure that the surface of the disc is not dirty, scratched or smudged, or try another disc and see what happens. If the product is unable to play all discs, then it will require servicing. (See FAQ: "What should I do if my product needs service?")
  • What type of audio does Netflix output through the Home Theater's speakers?
    The Blu-ray Home Theater system will output either 2 channel (stereo) or 5.1 channel (surround sound), depending on the movie selected and its audio options. To check the movies' available audio options, select a movie, then select the Audio and Subtitles option, and lastly, choose your desired audio option.
  • What should I do if my Home Theater System will not turn on?
    Try the following:
    1. Press and hold the power button on the unit for a few seconds.
    2. Ensure that the power cord is inserted properly into the back of the unit.
    3. To verify that power is available, connect another device, such as a lamp, to the power source that the unit is connected.
    4. If operation is not restored, please contact Panasonic for service assistance.
  • What should I do if my Home Theater freezes or locks-up?
    1. Unplug all cables and USB devices from the home theater. 2. Unplug the power, wait about 30 seconds then reconnect.
  • What can I do when my remote control freezes or locks up?
    When attempting to use the remote, make sure you look at the front of the Blu-ray Player to make sure it is not showing an error message. If it says "SET 1", "SET 2", or "SET 3", the remote code has been changed and you will need to change it back. Press and hold the desired # and 1, # and 2 or # and 3 buttons on the remote to program the remote.
  • The remote control for my Panasonic device is no longer functioning. Is there a remote control code available that will enable me to use another manufacturer's remote to operate this device?
    You will have to contact the remote's manufacturer for the codes needed.
  • My unit has no power. What do I do?
    If the unit is not powering on, remove the power cord plug from any power strip it may be connected to and plug directly into the wall outlet.
  • My Ipod is not being detected by my Home Audio System. What should I do?
    Please make sure that your Ipod version is compatible with our product by checking the Ipod compatibility chart referenced on your user manual. Check if your Ipod is properly docked or connected to the product and verify if the Ipod is charging. If it is not charging, try another Ipod on the product. If two identical or different versions of Ipods are not detected by the product, it may a problem with the dock or connector and may require servicing of the product.
  • I would like to add a couple of outdoor speakers in my patio that are connected to this Home Theater System. Is this possible?
    Using other speakers can damage the product and sound quality will be negatively affected. We recommend that you use the speakers that were supplied with the product.
  • I can still hear my TV speakers while connected to my Home Theater. Is there a way to turn them off?
    Yes, check with your TV manufacturer's instruction manual to turn off or disable your TV speakers.
  • How do my reset SC-BT Series Home Theater System?
    While the unit is off, press and hold [VOLUME +], [OPEN/CLOSE] and [POWER] on the main unit at the same time for more than 5 seconds.

    Models: SCBT228, SCBT230, SCBT235, SCBT730, SCBTT195, SCBTT268, SCBTT270, SCBTT273, SCBTT370, SCBTT770
  • How do I reset the VIERA Connect password for Home Theater?
    While the unit is off, press and hold [VOLUME +], [OPEN/CLOSE] and [POWER] on the main unit at the same time for more than 5 seconds.
  • How can I register for the warranty of my product?
    You may register your products online by clicking here. It is not necessary to submit this form in order to effectuate the limited warranty. As long as there is a copy of the receipt, your product warranty begins from the date of purchase.
  • How am I able to change the region code for my Blu-Ray player?
    The model will playback DVDs from Region 1 and will also play Blu-ray discs from Region A. The region code is listed on the rear of the disc packaging. The player's region code is unable to be changed.
  • Does this model come with an web browser?
    No, this model does not have a Web Browser.
  • Can I clean the blu-ray lens in my Blu-ray Player or Home Theater System?
    The bluray lens has to be cleaned by a certified technician. It cannot be cleaned by any other means.
  • Am I able to playback a DVD from another Region other than Region 1?
    No, on this device you are unable to playback a DVD from other Region.
  • Am I able to play a Blu-ray or DVD disc from another country?
    No, the player will only play discs that are Region 1 or All.
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