HC40 Compact Stereo System with iPod® Dock


Compact Stereo System

  • 40W Ultra Slim Wall Mountable Design w/ Power Sliding Door
  • Blue Tooth Ready
  • Bamboo Speaker


Enjoy your favorite music from your iPod®, iPhone®, or CD with the SC-HC40 compact stereo system.
*iPod®/iPhone® not included. Must be purchased separately.

2-3/4 inch* Slim Wall-Mountable Design
Stylish Layout Possibility with Wall-Mount

The SC-HC40 with a wall-mountable design will let you choose to place your audio system the way you want, to stylishly match with your room interior.
* At the thinnest part.

Wireless Music Streaming
Enjoy Your Favorite Music with iPod®/iPhone® Wirelessly

With Bluetooth wireless technology, the SC-HC40 gives you a more convenient experience for wireless connection with your iPod®/iPhone® or compatible mobile phones in your hand and playing music file on them without docking.

Hands-Free Speakerphone Function
Hands-Free Conversation for iPhone®

Even when listening to music files on your iPhone® with the SC-HC40, you can receive phone calls without taking the iPhone out. By pressing a button on the remote or the product, while ringtone, you can talk using the conversation mic and the speakers implemented in the SC-HC40. The call can be switched back to the iPhone by pressing the transfer button and taking the iPhone out of the product.

Advanced Bamboo Cone Speaker
Dynamic and Clear Sound

More rigid and lighter bamboo cone material has been adopted for speakers. With the new bamboo cone speakers the sound becomes much more responsive. Vocals are more pure and clearer, and the dialog being crisper and easier to understand than ever before.

SpecificationsExpand All

    • Total Output Power
    • Preset EQ
    • Digital Synthesizer Tuner
    • Station Presets
    • Auto Tuning
    • Frequency Range
    • Playable Type
    • MASH 1-bit D/A Conversion System
    • iPod Playback and Recharge (Universal Dock for iPod)
    • USB
    • AUX
    • Extra D. Bass Circuit
    • Bass & Treble Control
    • Re-Master
    • Display
    • Programmable Timer
    • Surround Circuit
    • Motorized Power Sliding Door
    • Wall Mounting
    • Bluetooth Wireless Link Function
    • Auto Power Off / Dimmer
    • Wireless Remote Control
    • Type
    • Full Range
    • Passive Radiator
    • Dimensions (H x W x D) (inch)(Approx.)
    • Weight (lbs.) (Approx.)
    • UPC


Rated 4 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by nice it is nice. supports bluetooth. can charge and play iphone3G~4G. January 5, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Small System Overall good sound, plenty of bass for a small unit. I use it mostly for IPOD and MP3 CD's. I've attached a DVD player as an aux input and watch movies through the DVD player while this unit does the sound. CDs play well and the IPOD works well and is charged as it sits on the connector. Good quality throughout. Very satisfied with looks and solidity of product. Price is very competitive, too. January 5, 2011
Rated 2 out of 5 by dissapointed Chose because of good sound for a small unit. Very disappointed because of the external AM and FM antenna. Reception poor and very directional. Having wires hanging on the walls is very unsightly. Several FM stations missed during auto preset (had to manually input them). Don't understand why the antennas were not built in for such a small unit. December 29, 2010
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