PANASONIC HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar

Product code: 194975

Product features

  • 180 W RMS
  • Wireless subwoofer
  • Bluetooth
  • Digital connection: optical & HDMI

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  • Monthly protection of your PANASONIC HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar for only £1.99 More info
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      Product features

      • 180 W RMS
      • Wireless subwoofer
      • Bluetooth
      • Digital connection: optical & HDMI

      With expert service from Knowhow

      • Monthly protection of your PANASONIC HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar for only £1.99 More info
      Product information
      Top features: 

      - Clear, powerful sound from a stylish sound bar 

      - Set-up flexibility with CEC so you don't have to juggle controllers 

      - Wireless subwoofer means you can place wherever best suits you 

      - Stream your favourite audio with Bluetooth connection 

      Clear, powerful sound


      Experience powerful audio in the comfort of your own home with the stylish Panasonic HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar.

      While some sound bars simply deliver louder audio, the SC-HTB498 uses improved speakers for clear sound that also accentuates speech, so you don't miss any of the plot of the movie you're watching.

      Set-up flexibility


      With HDMI and high-quality optical connections, the SC-HTB498EBK gives you the flexibility to set up your system how you want.

      The HDMI input has CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) so you can control the sound bar with you TV remote, so you don't have to juggle controllers.

      Wireless subwoofer


      Place the subwoofer wherever suits you, as it wirelessly connects to the sound bar, saving you from having to hide wires around your home.

      It has been designed for dynamic and robust bass sound that places you in the action, for a cinema-like experience.

      Stream your favourite audio


      The SCHTB498 isn't just an elegant addition to your home entertainment set up, it can also be used to stream your favourite music.

      Simply connect your smartphone or tablet to the sound bar via Bluetooth technology and enjoy songs with outstanding performance.

      Don't forget your cables


      Check out our range of HDMI and optical cables to connect your input devices and to make sure your new sound bar works perfectly, with improved transfer speeds. Look out for the Sandstrom Silver Series HDMI cables with their lifetime warranty.

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      Specification

      Technical specifications for PANASONIC HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar

      OVERVIEW
      Type Sound bar with wireless subwoofer
      Number of channels 2.1
      Total power output 180 W
      AV FUNCTIONS
      Preset sound modes - Standard
      - Music
      - Cinema
      - Voice
      - News
      Audio processing - Dolby Digital
      - DTS Digital Surround
      CONNECTIVITY
      Connections - HDMI x 1 (ARC)
      - Optical x 1
      Ethernet No
      WiFi No
      Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
      USB No
      Screen mirroring No
      NFC No
      DLNA No
      SPEAKERS
      Configuration - Sound bar
      - Wireless subwoofer
      Power - Sound bar: 90 W
      - Wireless subwoofer: 90 W
      Wireless capability - Wireless subwoofer x 1
      - Wireless capability requires compatible devices and a wired connection is still required between the TV and player. All wireless units still require a power source.
      GENERAL
      Box contents - Panasonic HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar
      - Brackets & screws
      - Remote control
      - Instruction book
      - AC mains lead
      Power consumption - On mode: 37 W
      - Standby: 0.5 W
      Dimensions - Sound bar: 60.5 x 853 x 90 mm (H x W x D)
      - Subwoofer: 303 x 185 x 337 mm (H x W x D)
      Boxed dimensions 240 x 460 x 1010 mm (H x W x D)
      Weight - Sound bar: 1.9 kg
      - Subwoofer: 4.3 kg
      Boxed weight 10.14 kg
      Colour Black
      Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
      Customer reviews

      PANASONIC HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar reviews verified by reevooReevoo

      15 reviews

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      (7.8 out of 10)
      Ease of use
      8.6
      Ease of setting up
      8.3
      Surround sound effect
      7.7
      Clarity of instruction manual
      8.3
      Range of features
      7.5
      Overall rating
      7.8
      Scores 7.8 out of 10 based on 15 reviews
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      Just add ‘Repair & Support Plan’ at the basket page or ask in store for details; charges apply. Customers selecting a monthly Repair & Support Plan will have the payment debited from their chosen card every month.

      Learn more about the benefits of our Repair & Support Plan.

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      7 day repair promise starts from when we collect your item or when you drop your item to one of our stores.

      If your product is less than £150 we offer an Instant Replacement Plan. This provides 3 years’ protection, so that if your product goes wrong, we’ll replace it, no questions asked.

      Learn more about the benefits of Instant Replacement Plans.

      £179.99
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      Was £249.99 (from 06/09/2017 to 26/09/2017)
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        PANASONIC HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar
        £179.99
        Save £70.00
        Was £249.99 (from 06/09/2017 to 26/09/2017)