SC-HC05 Compact Stereo System with iPod® Dock


Compact Stereo System

  • Internet Radio Control
  • Push to Open iPod®/iPhone® Direct Dock
  • Slim, Flat Design
  • Wireless Music Streaming by Bluetooth with Remaster
  • Features

    Compact Stereo System

    Compact stereo systems for 2011 consist of a wide 4-model line-up. The compact body of the iPod/iPhone-exclusive SC-HC05 makes it ideal for personal room use.

    Perfect fit for use in limited spaces
    Slim Flat Design

    The slim body of the Compact Stereo System, which is only 2-3/4 inch depth*, makes it ideal for setting it onto a shallow shelf or mounting it to a wall**.
    * For SC-HC55/HC35, without stand. For SC-HC25, at the thinnest point.
    ** SC-HC55/35 only.

    Pure sound even with a Wi-Fi system
    Bluetooth Re-master

    Audio signals that are lost during Bluetooth wireless transmission are compensated, so you get high quality music from your iPhone or iPod touch with fingertip operation.

    Beautiful, transparent treble sounds
    2-way Speaker System

    A tweeter has been added to reproduce high-frequency sounds with high quality. The 2-way speaker system lets you enjoy sounds that are faithful to the original by reproducing a wide acoustic range, from robust bass to crisp, clear treble.

    Enjoy high quality sound from your iPod or iPhone
    Digital Music Connection for iPod/iPhone

    Digital music connection of an iPod or iPhone also allows the compact stereo system to process music signals in their original digital form. This eliminates sound degradation caused by digital/analog conversion, so users can enjoy their favorite iPod® tunes with pure sound that is highly faithful to the original.

    More powerful bass than its size suggests
    Dual Passive Radiator

    Thin passive radiators positioned at the front and back of the speaker cancel out vibrations inside the speaker, thus suppressing unwanted vibrations and delivering robust bass sound.

    Reduced power consumption during standby
    Low Power Consumption

    Panasonic audio products are designed to consume as little as possible in order to save natural resources.


    SpecificationsExpand All

      • Display
      • Bluetooth Wireless Link Function
      • Auto Power Off / Dimmer
      • Speakers Front (L/R) Configuration
      • Speakers Front (L/R) Speaker Unit
      • Dimensions (H x W x D) (inch)(Approx.)
      • Weight (lbs.) (Approx.)
      • Universal Dock for iPod/iPhone
      • Output Channel
      • Power Output (RMS)
      • Digital Music Connection for iPod/iPhone
      • Analog Audio In
      • Power Supply
      • in Standby Mode
      • Bluetooth Re-Master
      • Pure Direct Sound System
      • Internet Radio Control
      • Dimensions (H x W x D)
      • UPC


    Rated 5 out of 5 by 1 reviewer.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Excelent! I was looking for Wireless stream and this dock station works perfect,great sound,design and quality. November 16, 2011
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    Owner's Manuals
    • What support content is available for my product?

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      • Email Contact - For email inquiries, send them to, you will receive a response within 24-48 hours.

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      • Service Request - If you need a product repaired and is NOT a TV, Microwave, Vacuum, or Massage Chair, you can use our Online Repair Request. There, you will be able to get a repair estimate, pay online, and track the repair status.
    • How do I reset the audio system?
      When the following situations occur, reset the memory:

      There is no response when buttons are pressed.

      You want to clear and reset the memory contents.

      To reset memory:

      1. Disconnect the AC power supply cord. (Wait for at least 3 minutes before proceeding to step 2.)

      2. While pressing and holding down [POWER] on the main unit, reconnect the AC power supply cord.“--------” appears on the display.

      3. Release [POWER].

      All the settings are returned to the factory preset. You will need to reset the memory items.

      SC-HC05 SC-HC05 SC-HC20 SC-HC25 SC-HC27 SC-HC271 SC-HC28 SC-HC281 SC-HC30 SC-HC35 SC-HC37 SC-HC38 SC-HC40 SC-HC55 SC-HC57 SC-HC58


      1. Press the [POWER] on the unit to switch the unit to standby.

      If the unit does not switch to standby, press [POWER] on the unit for approximately 10 Seconds. The unit is forcibly switched to standby. Alternatively, disconnnect the AC power supply cord, wait at least 3 minutes, then resonnect it.

      2. Press [POWER] on the unit to switch it on.



      1.Press [TOP MENU].

      2.Press [<, >] to select “SETUP”. -> [ENTER]

      3.Press [<, >] to select “RESET”. -> [ENTER]

      4.Press [<, >] to select “YES”. -> [ENTER]


      1.Press [MENU] to select “RESET”.

      2.Press [TUNE v or ^] to select “YES”.To cancel, select “NO”.

      3.Press [MENU].



      1. Press and hold [―SETUP] to enter the setup menu.

      2. Press [TUNE - or +] to select ""RESET"" -> [ENTER].

      3. Press [TUNE +] to select ""RESET YES""->[ENTER].

      To cancel, select ""RESET NO"".



      1. Press [POWER] to switch the unit to standby mode and then back ON.

      2. Alternatively, press [POWER] to switch the unit to standby mode, disconnect the AC power supply cord, and then reconnect it.



      1. While stopped and “DVD/CD” is the source, press and hold [<< <] (PLAY) (DVD) and [^OPEN/CLOSE] on the main unit until “Initialized” disappears from the television. Turn the unit off and on again. All settings will return to the default values.



      1. While the main unit is on, press [POWER] on the main unit for more than 4 sec.

      (All the indicators will blink twice when this system is reset.)



      1. While the main unit is on, press and hold [POWER] on the main unit for more than 4 sec. (“RESET” is indicated on the display when this system is reset.)



      1. While the system is turned on, press and hold [Power] on the main unit for a minimum of 4 Seconds.

      (“RESET” is indicated on the display when this system is reset.)

      2. Release [Power].

      3. Turn off the system and then turn it on again.(All settings are reset to factory defaults)



      1. Press and hold [-SETUP] for about 2 seconds.

      2. Press [<, >] to select “RESET”.

      3. Press [^, v] to select ""YES"" and Press [OK] to confirm.


    • How do I change the radio stations directly on the main unit of the SC-HC25, as I lost the remote control.
      Programming the unit can only be done by using the remote for the unit.
    • Can an AM antenna be added to my audio system?
      No, this system does not allow for the addition of an AM antenna.
    • What should I do if my Panasonic product 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. If you find the above steps do not resolve your issue, you may want to consider having your device serviced. You can have your product serviced by shipping it 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:

      Email: Please reference your Service Job number when making contact. You will be contacted if there is any cost you might be for.

    • 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 IPod are not detected by the product, it may a problem with the dock or connector and may require servicing of the product.
    • What is the recommended gauge of wire to use with Panasonic speakers on a Home Theater System or Sound Bar?
      Panasonic packages AWG 18 speaker wire to use with all Home Theater Systems and Sound Bars. Please keep in mind replacing or altering the original speaker cables could void the manufacturer's warranty.
    • Can I receive calls on my cell phone while streaming music via Bluetooth with my home theater system?
      No. The audio streaming is paused until after the call ends.
    • 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.
    • Can I stream from a PC or laptop with my home theater system?
      You can only stream wirelessly to the unit from a PC or laptop via a blue-tooth connection.
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    Mon-Fri 9am-9pm EST
    Sat-Sun 10am-7pm EST
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