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SC-HTB490: Slim Soundbar with Powerful Bass Performance

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SC-HTB490

Experience Cinematic Sound with Powerful and Heavy Bass

HTB490 comes with a powerful wireless-subwoofer for deep and clear bass. The slim soundbar unit slots neatly under your TV. With Bluetooth® for streaming from smart devices, and HDMI ARC for quick TV connection with single remote control convenience. You'll hear it all and feel it all.
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Features

Hear Dynamic Sound, Feel Close to the Action

With two full-range, forward facing, speaker units (4.5 x 12cm) the soundbar alone achieves an impressive 120W output. Bass reflex ports enhance the sound performance further. HTB490 produces a powerful sound that’s far bigger than its compact dimensions would suggest.
Hear Dynamic Sound, Feel Close to the Action

Wireless Subwoofer - incredible bass, so you feel it all

HTB490’s 120W subwoofer connects wirelessly via Bluetooth® – so you can place it where it best enriches your watching experience. Innovative design to secure internal space inside the subwoofer's compact body made its sound to reverberate and literally be felt - taking you to the heart of the action.
Wireless Subwoofer - incredible bass, so you feel it all

Dedicated Sound Modes for the Content You Watch

HTB490 has 5 dedicated sound modes - Standard, Cinema, Sports, Music, News. By selecting the sound mode, HTB490 further enhances your sound experience. For example in Sports mode, you will feel the sensation of actually being in the stadium. Whatever contents you are watching, you will feel it all.
Dedicated Sound Modes for the Content You Watch

The Perfect Partner for your Panasonic TV

The soundbar has been designed with Panasonic TVs in mind, to blend-in – enhancing your viewing pleasure with sound, but without distracting your view. Its compact dimensions mean it can slot under most TVs*, keeping your AV space neat and tidy.

* Check dimensions before purchase.

The Perfect Partner for your Panasonic TV

Wall-Mountable Design

Designed to wall-mount directly under your TV - without leaving a large gap. Just fix the supplied screws to the wall, hook the soundbar in place and connect with an HDMI cable. Perfect for rooms where clear surfaces are important.
Wall-Mountable Design

Stream Your Music Wirelessly with Bluetooth®

HTB490 has Bluetooth®, so you can listen to music from your smart devices wirelessly. Track selection and volume control are controlled from the device itself – so you can easily share your tunes with this with powerful 240W speaker system.
Stream Your Music Wirelessly with Bluetooth®

SC-HTB490 Details

1 Multi Colour LED Indication

2 LEDs that light 5 different colours show the status and the operation performed, such as input source, sound mode, and volume up & down.
Multi Colour LED Indication

2 Main Unit Buttons

The soundbar main unit has 4 buttons – power, volume up & down, input selector/ Bluetooth® pairing - on its back corner. You can control those major functions without the remote controller.
Main Unit Buttons

3 Cloth Net

The HTB490 has simple and stylish cloth net. It matches with TVs and even blends into the surrounding interior.
Cloth Net

4 Back Terminals

HDMI Output terminal is ARC and CEC compatible. You can connect HTB490 with TV* via one HDMI cable, and also control HTB490 by your TV remote.
It is also compatible with USB playback and optical input.
* ARC compatible TV is required.
Back Terminals

Specs

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Size and Weight

Height
56mm
Width
800mm
Depth
101mm
Weight
1.9kg

The size of the wireless subwoofer is W171 x H382 x D363mm and its weight is approximately 5.7kg.

  • Total Output Power 240WTotal Output Power 240W
  • Wireless SubwooferWireless Subwoofer
  • Bluetooth®Bluetooth®
  • 2.1ch Speaker System2.1ch Speaker System
  • Wall Mountable SpeakerWall Mountable Speaker
  • HDMI Output (ARC)HDMI Output (ARC)
  • HDMI CECHDMI CEC
  • Optical InputOptical Input
  • USB PlaybackUSB Playback

Impressive 120W output from the soundbar alone further enhanced for powerful bass

Wireless subwoofer delivers 120W of output for incredible bass

Five dedicated sound modes—Standard, Cinema, Sports, Music, and News—optimise your sound

Harmonious design perfectly partners your Panasonic TV

Wall-mountable for the ultimate listening experience

Bluetooth® connectivity allows you to stream music from your smart device easily

Amplifier

  • Amp Type

    • 2.1 ch
  • RMS Output Power

    • Total RMS Stereo Mode Power
      • 240 W
    • Front Speaker (Left / Right)
      • 60 W + 60 W (1 kHz, THD 10%, 4 Ω)
    • Subwoofer
      • 120 W (100 Hz, THD 10%, 3 Ω)

Speaker System

  • Front Speaker (Left / Right)

    • Type
      • 1 way, 1 speaker system (Bass reflex)
    • Speaker Unit
      • Full Range 4.5 x 12 cm, Cone type x 2 pcs
    • Bass Expand
      • Bass Reflex Port
  • Subwoofer

    • Type
      • 1 way, 1 speaker system (Bass reflex)
    • Speaker Unit
      • Woofer 16cm, Cone Type x 1pc
    • Bass Expand
      • Bass Reflex Port
    • Wireless
      • Yes

Network

  • Bluetooth®

    • Version
      • Bluetooth® Ver 4.2
    • Class
      • Class 2
    • Codec
      • SBC
    • Bluetooth Standby
      • Yes
    • Connectivity
      • Multi-Pairing (MAX 8 Devices)
  • WiFi

    • Standard
      • -
    • Frequency Band
      • -
  • Chromecast built-in

    • -

Terminal

  • HDMI

    • Input
      • -
    • Output
      • x 1 (ARC)
  • Audio Input

    • Optical Input
      • x 1
    • Coaxial Digital Input
      • -
    • Analog Input (Pin Jack / φ3,5)
      • -
  • Other

    • IR System Terminal
      • -
    • USB Port
      • x 1 (Play)
    • LAN
      • -

Function

  • Sound Function

    • Surround
      • Virtual Surround
    • SOUND MODE
      • Standard, Cinema (Surround), Sports(Surround), Music, News
    • Bass Boost
      • -
    • Subwoofer Level Adjustment
      • Yes (5 levels)
    • Clear-mode Dialog
      • -
    • Dialog Level Control
      • -
    • Low-volume Mode
      • -
    • Auto Gain Control
      • -
    • Direct music mode with remote control
      • -
    • Auto LIP Synchronization with HDAVI Control
      • -
  • Decoder Function / Format

    • LPCM
      • Yes (Max 2ch)
    • Dolby Digital
      • Yes
    • Dolby Digital +
      • -
    • Dolby True HD
      • -
    • Dolby Atmos
      • -
    • DTS Digital Surround
      • Yes
    • DTS ES
      • -
    • DTS 96/24
      • -
    • DTS-HD HR
      • -
    • DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
      • -
    • DTS-HD Master Audio
      • -
    • DTS : X
      • -
    • DTS Virtual : X
      • -
  • HDMI Function

    • CEC
      • Yes
    • Audio Return Channel(for HDMI Output)*¹
      • Yes
    • LPCM Multi Channel Input (HDMI Input)
      • -
    • 1080p, Deep Colour, x.v. Colour
      • -
    • 4K Pass through
      • -
    • FULL HD 3D COMPATIBLE
      • -
    • HDMI UP Conversion
      • -
    • HDR10 Pass Through
      • -
    • HDR10+ Pass Through
      • -
    • Dolby Vision Pass Through
      • -
  • USB Function

    • USB Host Play
      • Yes
    • Service Use
      • Yes
    • Customer Software Update
      • Yes
    • USB Standard
      • USB 2.0 full speed
    • Charging
      • -
    • Playback Format
      • MP3

Main Unit Setting

  • Wall Mountable

    • Yes
  • Matching TV Size

    • 43 inch and above

General

  • Main Unit

    • Power Supply
      • AC 220 - 240 V, 50 Hz
    • Power Consumption *² Normal Use
      • 24 W
    • Power Consumption *² Network Standby Off
      • 0.5 W
    • Power Consumption *² Network Standby On
      • 2 W
    • LED Indication
      • Yes x2 (Multi Colour)
  • Subwoofer

    • Power Supply
      • AC 220 - 240 V, 50 Hz
    • Power Consumption *² Normal Use
      • 22 W
    • Power Consumption *² Network Standby
      • 0.5 W
  • Dimmer

    • Bright, Dark
  • Auto OFF

    • Yes

Dimension

  • Main Unit (W x H x D)

    • For table top layout
      • 800 x 56 x 101 mm
    • For table top layout with High adjustable legs
      • -
    • For table top layout with Low adjustable legs
      • -
    • For wall mount layout
      • 800 x 64 x 108 mm
  • Subwoofer (W x H x D)

    • 171 x 382 x 363 mm

Weight

  • Main Unit

    • 1.9 kg (approx.)
  • Main Unit (Wall Mount)

    • 2.0 kg (approx.)
  • Subwoofer

    • 5.7 kg

Colour

  • Black

Accessories

  • Remote Control

    • Yes
  • Dry Batteries for Remote Control

    • Yes (Button Type)
  • AC Cord

    • Yes (Main Unit 1.5m / Subwoofer 1.2m)
  • Wall Mount Bracket

    • Yes
  • IR System Cable

    • -
  • Optical Degital Cable

    • -
  • Operating Instruction

    • WEB OI
  • Quick Setting Guide

    • -

Note:

  • *1 ARC (Audio Return Channel) compatible TV is required.
    *2 Specifications are subject to change without notice. All numbers given here are approximate.

TRADEMARK NOTICE:

  • The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Panasonic Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
    Dolby, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
    For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com. Manufactured under license from DTS, Inc. DTS, the Symbol, DTS and the Symbol together, Virtual:X, and the DTS Virtual:X logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of DTS, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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