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SC-HC55 Compact Stereo System with iPod® Dock

Details
SC-HC55
Features
  • Bluetooth Streaming
  • Internet Radio Function
  • Slim, Flat Design
  • Touch-Free Sensor Door

SpecificationsExpand All

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    • Preset EQ
    • Digital Synthesizer Tuner
    • Station Presets
    • Auto Tuning
    • Bass & Treble Control
    • Display
    • Programmable Timer
    • Motorized Power Sliding Door
    • Wall Mounting
    • 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
    • Power Consumption (Approx.)
    • CD, CD-R/-RW
    • Output Channel
    • Power Output (RMS)
    • Digital Music Connection for iPod/iPhone
    • D.Bass
    • Surround
    • Analog Audio In
    • Headphone Out
    • Power Supply
    • in Standby Mode
    • Bluetooth Re-Master
    • Pure Direct Sound System
    • Internet Radio Control
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • UPC
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Reviews

SC-HC55 is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Looks nice...Saves space I should have read the reviews before I purchased the HC55. Now I find out I have to pay for an app for the internet radio, but the main problem is this is for my ipod and I can't use it without finding and purchasing a "dock adaptor". Another purchase??? Why wasn't this mentioned at least on the box cover. Is this something everyone should already know? I guess this dock adaptor is an ipod accessory for my Panasonic product, so I can listen to my ipod? I might recommend when I purchase the adaptor.
Date published: 2012-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HC-55 I just bought this unit and am very happy. The bluetooth function works very well and I am able to listen to pandora radio without buying the Internet radio app. So far I have absolutely NO negative thoughts about this product. It does what I expected
Date published: 2011-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great except for one problem... I purchased this, and I think it's a great system. Great sound, and the ability to open the iPod and CD sections with a hand wave is a cool feature. The design is slick, and I like the thin size of it. I've played around with the Internet radio too. Some people will balk at having to buy the vTuner app, but if you're not going to use Internet radio, skip buying it. Of course, if you're not using Internet radio, you may want to look into the SC-HC35, which costs less, and has the same basic function as this unit. The only real issue I have with this unit is that it seems to be designed for the iPod Touch or the iPhone, as opposed to the iPod Classic. When skipping to the next track, there are times when the system will fast forward about 5 seconds, instead of moving to the next track. This happens about every 5 or 6 tracks. Aside from that small gripe, this really is a nice system.
Date published: 2011-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most desired product ever Cool,sleek and sound is great!
Date published: 2011-04-12
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Support

Owner's Manuals
FAQs
  • What do I do in the unit has no power?
    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.
  • How do I connect a Panasonic home theater system to my TV?
    Panasonic recommends that you use an HDMI cable to connect the HDMI output of your Blu-ray disc player to the HDMI input on your TV. Then place your TV on the correct HDMI input using your TV remote control.
  • What should I do if I am not getting any sound from the center or the right speaker?
    Center Speaker
    Check the speaker wire connection on the back of the unit. Unplug the speaker wire from the back of the unit, and then reinsert it into the center speaker slot on the back of the unit. Next, go to the unit's audio settings and perform a speaker test. If you are using a stereo channel source or the unit has no center channel encoded, turn on the "Super Surround" option.

    Right Speaker
    The right speaker of the center channel is a "Super Tweeter" it along with the full range speaker produce a more natural sound even though you may not hear audio coming from the super tweeter. Super tweeters produce high frequencies which may not be heard at all times.
     
  • How do I use the ARC feature with my home theater system?
    ARC is an abbreviation for Audio Return Channel. To use this feature the HDMI cable you are using must be compliant to HDMI v1.3 spec or later. Older cables may not work correctly.

    VIERA Link can work with either the HDMI- ARC feature of a compatible TV.
    For ARC usage make sure that the systems HDMI ARC port is connected to the TVs ARC port.

    1. Press [HOME].
    2. Select "Others" icon and press [OK].
    3. Select "Setup" and press [OK].
    4. Select "Audio" and press [OK].
    5. Select "TV Audio Input" and press [OK]. Then select the "ARC" option.

    Afterwards the TV's ARC feature will control the home theater system and the sound from the TV will be heard through the systems speakers.
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Consumer Product Support and Technical Assistance
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