- Premium sound performance
- Premium materials – inside and out
- Hi-Res Audio Capability
- Network Player
Wiesbaden, Germany, 25.03.2021 – Panasonic announces the new SC-PMX802 Premium Hi-Fi System and Network Player.
The PMX802 tops Panasonic’s audio range and incorporates technology from Hi-Fi specialists Technics, to deliver an outstanding performance:
- Technics JENO* Engine amplification
- Chromecast built-in*, AirPlay 2* & Bluetooth® Streaming
- CD High-Res Re-Mastering
* JENO stands for Jitter Elimination and Noise-shaping Optimisation
* Chromecast built-in is a trademark of Google LLC. AirPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries
PMX802 in Summary
Panasonic’s most premium Hi-Fi system features Technics JENO Engine Hi-Res amplifier circuitry for pure sound performance. Inside the classically-styled metal case are the features listeners expect; like CD player and DAB+ radio – but also the capability to play Hi-Res music from USB, or stream it using Chromecast built-in.
Technics JENO Engine Amplifier – Pure Performance
Panasonic’s new SC-PMX802 features the acclaimed Technics JENO Engine amplifier for pure Hi-Fi performance. It places the system firmly at the top of Panasonic’s audio range, with outstanding sonic performance and Hi-Res audio capability. Music sounds as it should, capturing all the nuance and emotion intended by the artists who recorded it.
“It’s an honour to have the Technics JENO Engine inside the Panasonic PMX802. It takes our acclaimed PMX Series Hi-Fi systems up a level.” Masaaki Suna, General Manager Home AV Group, Panasonic Marketing Europe
High Performance Parts for Better Sound
To get the best sound quality from today‘s Hi-Res audio formats, PMX802 uses best-quality components and is built with high performance parts and sophisticated materials inside and out to deliver exceptional Hi-Res music.
“Sophisticated listeners demand that their music should sound as the musicians intended. By using premium materials and components we take every step to ensure this.” Masaaki Suna, General Manager Home AV Group, Panasonic Marketing Europe
3-Way Speakers for Hi-Res Audio
Panasonic PMX802’s expressive, dynamic sound performance is perfectly suited to Hi-Res audio. The system’s 3-way speakers feature silk dome tweeters - capable of reaching frequencies as high as 50kHz. The speakers’ wooden cabinet is finished with a beautiful black wooden finish on the front face – so they look as good as they sound.
“It’s important to us that every piece in the audio chain is of the same standard. A Hi-Fi system capable of Hi-Res sound needs speakers to match! Masaaki Suna, General Manager Home AV Group, Panasonic Marketing Europe
Hear CDs as Never Before
As a system capable of playing Hi-Res music, PMX802 has some sophisticated audio circuitry. CD High-res Re-master does just that - it helps CD tracks sound even better. Similar processing re-masters music streamed by Bluetooth® and MP3 tracks from USB.
“We recognise that many consumers have CD collections that they don’t want to replace. CD High-Res Re-Master lets them hear those songs with a fresh feel.” Masaaki Suna, General Manager Home AV Group, Panasonic Marketing Europe
Chromecast built-in, AirPlay 2 & Bluetooth® for Streaming Versatility
With Chromecast built-in, AirPlay 2 and Bluetooth® all built-in, PMX802 has streaming covered – making it a versatile Network Player. Perfect for accessing Spotify playlists, podcasts and internet radio. Chromecast built-in is compatible with many Hi-Res audio services including Tidal** - so listeners can access a world of music and hear it as never before.
“The changing ways listeners want to hear music are addressed by PMX802. They’ve the freedom to explore new music with Hi-Res streaming or to listen to favourite CDs.” Masaaki Suna, General Manager Home AV Group, Panasonic Marketing Europe
A Well Connected System
USB In - for Hi-Res Audio Playback
The USB connector on PMX802’s front panel makes it easy to play music from USB drive. The system is compatible with many Hi-Res audio standards – including the popular FLAC format. Lower-res files like MP3s are re-mastered to open up the sound for a better enjoyment of music.
AUX-IN Auto Play for TV Sound Perfection
PMX802 has both Optical and AUX Input terminals for TV connection. AUX-IN’s auto play function means the Hi-Fi system automatically starts when the TV is switched on. The TV’s remote control can be used to adjust the volume of the system’s sophisticated stereo sound.
“We appreciate that some consumers will place their PMX802 close to their TV. So, it makes sense that the audio system can be connected to it to enhance viewing and listening pleasure.” Masaaki Suna, General Manager Home AV Group, Panasonic Marketing Europe
Speaker Terminals, Network, DAB+
Panasonic’s new PMX802 is well connected system. In addition to USB, AUX-IN and Optical connectors, it’s equipped high quality speaker connectors and a headphone socket.
Network connection, as well as DAB+ and FM radio tuner keep the system in touch with the wider world.
Designed for Life
Classic Design - Reimagined
PMX802 follows the familiar classic design of Panasonic’s best-selling PMX Series systems. Its beautifully finished metal casing is trimmed with an aluminium front panel and volume control. It’s perfectly proportioned to sit on a bookshelf or in a corner of a room – confidently in command of your music.
“Within PMX802’s familiar lines, with its CD tray, tactile buttons and dials, sits the capability to stream music at the highest possible quality. It’s truly the best of both worlds: Hi-Fi system and Network Player.” Masaaki Suna, General Manager Home AV Group, Panasonic Marketing Europe
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