With exquisite HD audio reproduction, 1250W of power, and 1080p HD video upconversion, the Panasonic SC-BT100 Blu-ray 5.1-Channel Home Theater System will take your home theater experience to new heights. It raises the bar of excellence with UniPhier Technology, Full 1080p HD-resolution, BD-Video/DVD playback capabilities, and 720p, 1080i and 1080p video upconversion through the HDMI (ver. 1.3) Deep Color output. By combining advanced Cinema DSP audio technology with 192KHz/24-bit DAC processing, this unit creates independent sound fields that fill the room with a surreal HD surround sound experience. It features built-in Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD Master Audio decoders.
The Panasonic SC-BT100 is a full-function audio/video control center, combining a powerful 5.1-channel AM/FM receiver with an integrated multi-format DVD player. It offers iPod connectivity, VIERA Link Function, wireless rear speaker kit (model SH-FX65), expandable to multi-room wireless audio (requires optional kit), 4-step 250W subwoofer with level control, and connectivity to virtually any A/V source you can imagine. In one box, you get everything you need to treat yourself to superb DVD imagery and earth moving surround sound.
- The Exquisite P4HD Technology
- Panasonic's P4HD technology performs IP conversion at the pixel level for the finest details by utilizing a pixel-management-task. This advanced video processing samples over 15 billion pixels per second to create a detailed picture with life-like textures, and 16-level motion detection ensures on-screen movement stays blur-free.
- High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) Full 1080p Video Upconversion
- It features an HDMI (ver. 1.3) output with Deep Color technology, capable of upconverting video signals to 720p, 1080i or 1080p with 4,096 steps of gradation for even smoother, finer-quality images. This technology enables the player to carry the HD audio and video information through a single cable and achieving the highest quality picture and clearest sound available.
- HD Digital Audio Decoding
With this system you will enter the surreal world of Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding. DTS-HD Master Audio supports bitrates up to 24.5Mbps, 7.1 discrete channels of 96KHz/24-bit audio, and is ideal for HDMI version 1.3 cables. Simply stated, it will reproduce the high-quality (cinema) surround sounds intended by the master soundtrack studio-editor.
In addition to HD audio decoding, the SC-BT100 uses specific Dolby Digital/DTS codecs and Cinema DSP Digital to reproduce an enveloping surround sound experience. The unit decodes Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, and DTS audio. The dynamic range of this system is so well balanced and matched that the center, front and rear channels blend seamlessly.
- UniPhier Technology
- This unique Blu-ray player is engineered with UniPhier Advanced Processing technology, capable of decoding Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD audio signals with high precision accuracy, then outputting the signal in bitstream form (via HDMI output) with no degradation.
- Blu-ray Disc Features
- Blu-ray discs offers picture quality beyond anything available, with full capability 1080p HD resolution in Blu-ray and up to 40Mbit/secs, encoding 5-10X the capacity of regular DVDs. It also features theater-quality uncompressed audio (supporting 8 channels of Liner PCM), up to 32 streams of audio, interactive capability, seamless menus, integrated games, hi-def bonus and educational features.
- HD Networking with SD Card
- This system offers a convenient SD card slot that allows easy viewing of hi-def videos and photos on your HDTV. HD video content shot with a Panasonic HD camcorder are output in their original 1920x1080 resolution, while still images taken with a Panasonic Lumix digital camera are up-converted and output in 1920x1080 resolution.
- Progressive Scan Playback
- By scanning an entire video frame at once, scan-lines commonly associated with interlaced video are drastically reduced. The result is a spectacularly clear image with no motion artifacts (stair-stepping), and details so sharp they seem as if they're etched onto the screen.
- Multi-Format Playback Capability
- It offers a full-range of playback capabilities for enjoying movies, music and images. It will playback Blu-ray Disc, BD-Video (Final Standard Profile), BD-MV (BD-RE Ver 3), BD-MV (BD-R Ver 2), DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, DVD-VR, AVCHD (H.264), CD, CD-R/RW, SVCD, VCD, MP3, WMA, JPEG.
- VIERA Link
- The VIERA Link function displays a menu on the TV screen, making it easier to operate your connected home theater system. For instance, you can display a menu with a list of the movies or music stored on your iPod, and use the VIERA remote control unit to select one program and begin playback.
- Integrated iPod Connectivity
- It offers the ability to connect your iPod with the integrated iPod dock. Your iPod effectively becomes another Panasonic component flowing through the system.
- Wireless Rear Speaker Kit
The included SH-FX65 is an ingenious device that enables you to connect the rear surround sound speakers to the SC-BT100 without making unnecessary holes in your walls or floors. It eliminates the need to run messy wiring from the back of your receiver to the rear speakers located across the room with 2.4GHz high-frequency wireless technology.
Just insert the digital transmitter (SH-FX65T) into the SC-BT100, and connect (2) rear speakers to the 2-channel wireless receiver module, it's that simple. This system is capable of receiving crystal clear audio within a 33' range.
- Multi-Function Wireless Capabilities
- You can expand this system to 3 additional rooms with the optional SH-FX85 wireless multi-room speaker kit - or purchase an SH-FX67 together with an SB-HS100A wireless speaker system for True 7.1-Channel Surround Sound.
- Magnetically Shielded
- The (4) satellite and center speakers are magnetically shielded to prevent picture interference when placed near your TV or display.
- Full-Feature Remote Control
- Included with this package is a full-feature remote control capable of executing every command from any angle up to ±30°.
- Stylish Design
- Its stylish design will complement any home decor with sleek contours and a decorative black finish.