Panasonic SCHTE180GN, SCHTE180EB Operating instructions

Panasonic SCHTE180GN, SCHTE180EB Operating instructions
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Operating Instructions
Home Theater Audio System
Model No.
Thank you for purchasing this product.
For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
“EB” indicates the United Kingdom model.
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Do the procedures with the remote control. You can also use the buttons on the main unit if they are the same.
Your system and the illustrations can look differently.
Safety precautions
• To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product
– Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping or
– Do not place objects filled with liquids, such as
vases, on this unit.
– Use only the recommended accessories.
– Do not remove covers.
– Do not repair this unit by yourself. Refer servicing to
qualified service personnel.
• To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product
– Do not install or place this unit in a bookcase, built-in
cabinet or in another confined space. Ensure this
unit is well ventilated.
– Do not obstruct this unit’s ventilation openings with
newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, and similar items.
– Do not place sources of naked flames, such as
lighted candles, on this unit.
• This unit is intended for use in moderate climates.
• This unit may receive radio interference caused by
mobile telephones during use. If such interference
occurs, please increase separation between this unit
and the mobile telephone.
• Do not touch the bottom of the unit. It might be hot
when you use it for a long period.
AC mains lead
• To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product
– Make sure that the power supply voltage
corresponds to the voltage printed on this unit.
– Insert the mains plug fully into the socket outlet.
– Do not pull, bend, or place heavy items on the lead.
– Do not handle the plug with wet hands.
– Hold onto the mains plug body when disconnecting
the plug.
– Do not use a damaged mains plug or socket outlet.
• The mains plug is the disconnecting device. Install this
unit so that the mains plug can be unplugged from the
socket outlet immediately.
• Risk of fire, explosion and burns. Do not recharge,
disassemble, heat above 60°C or incinerate.
• Keep the Button-Type battery out of the reach of
children. Never put Button-Type battery in mouth. If
swallowed call your doctor.
• Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the type recommended by the
• When disposing the batteries, please contact your
local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct
method of disposal.
• Do not heat or expose to flame.
• Do not leave the battery(ies) in a car exposed to direct
sunlight for a long period of time with doors and
windows closed.
• Remove the battery if you do not use the remote
control for a long period of time. Keep in a cool, dark
Supplied accessories
Table of contents
Check and identify the supplied accessories.
Safety precautions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Supplied accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Caution for AC mains lead . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
About Bluetooth® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Placement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Preparing the remote control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Overview of controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Making the connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Basic control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
3D sound . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Sound menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Setup Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Linked operations with the TV (VIERA Link™
“HDAVI Control™”) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Troubleshooting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Licenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Limited Warranty (Only For Australia). . . . . . . . . . 15
For the United Kingdom and Ireland
Use numbers indicated in parentheses when asking for
replacement parts. (Product numbers correct as of
February 2014. These may be subject to change.)
 1 AC mains lead
For the United Kingdom and Ireland
For Australia and New Zealand
 1 Remote control (with a battery)
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Caution for AC mains lead
About Bluetooth®
(For the AC mains plug of three pins)
For your safety, please read the following text carefully.
This appliance is supplied with a moulded three pin
mains plug for your safety and convenience.
A 5-ampere fuse is fitted in this plug.
Should the fuse need to be replaced please ensure that
the replacement fuse has a rating of 5-ampere and that it
is approved by ASTA or BSI to BS1362.
Check for the ASTA mark
body of the fuse.
or the BSI mark
on the
If the plug contains a removable fuse cover you must
ensure that it is refitted when the fuse is replaced.
If you lose the fuse cover the plug must not be used until
a replacement cover is obtained.
A replacement fuse cover can be purchased from your
local dealer.
Before use
Remove the connector cover.
How to replace the fuse
The location of the fuse differ according to the type of AC
mains plug (figures A and B). Confirm the AC mains plug
fitted and follow the instructions below.
Illustrations may differ from actual AC mains plug.
1. Open the fuse cover with a screwdriver.
Figure A
Figure B
Fuse cover
Panasonic bears no responsibility for data and/or
information that can possibly be compromised during a
wireless transmission.
Frequency band
• This system uses the 2.4 GHz frequency band.
• This system conforms to the frequency restrictions and
has received certification based on frequency laws.
Thus, a wireless permit is not necessary.
• The actions below are punishable by law:
– Taking apart or modifying the main unit.
– Removing specification indications.
Restrictions of use
• Wireless transmission and/or usage with all Bluetooth®
equipped devices is not guaranteed.
• All devices must conform to standards set by
Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
• Depending on the specifications and settings of a
device, it can fail to connect or some operations can be
• This system supports Bluetooth® security features. But
depending on the operating environment and/or
settings, this security is possibly not sufficient.
Transmit data wirelessly to this system with caution.
• This system cannot transmit data to a Bluetooth®
Range of use
• Use this device at a maximum range of 10 m.
• The range can decrease depending on the
environment, obstacles or interference.
Interference from other devices
• This system may not function properly and troubles
such as noise and sound jumps may arise due to radio
wave interference if this unit is located too close to
other Bluetooth® devices or the devices that use the
2.4 GHz band.
• This system may not function properly if radio waves
from a nearby broadcasting station, etc. is too strong.
2. Replace the fuse and close or attach the fuse cover.
Figure A
Figure B
Intended usage
• This system is for normal, general use only.
• Do not use this system near an equipment or in an
environment that is sensitive to radio frequency
interference (example: airports, hospitals, laboratories,
Fuse (5 ampere)
Fuse (5 ampere)
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When the TV is less than 50 kg, and the pedestal of the
TV is within 700 mm (width) by 365 mm (depth), you can
put the TV on top of the system.
• Do not put the system in a metal cabinet.
• Keep other 2.4 GHz frequency band electronic devices
such as wireless router, cordless phone, etc. at least 2 m
away from this system to avoid wireless interference.
• If irregular colouring occurs on the TV, switch off the TV for
30 minutes. If the demagnetising of the TV does not correct
the problem, increase the distance between this system
and the TV.
• Keep magnetised items away. Magnetised cards, watches,
etc., can be damaged if put too near to the system.
Preparing the remote control
█ Before using
Remove the insulation sheet.
• Keep the TV within the surface of the system. Be
careful not to tip over the TV as it can cause injury.
█ Replacing the battery
Replace with a new battery (CR2025 lithium battery).
• Install the anti-tip device for your TV. For installation
details, refer to the operating instruction for the TV. If
your TV does not come with an anti-tip device,
consult your dealer.
• Moving the TV on the surface of the system can
scratch the surface of the system. Lift the TV when
you need to move it.
Otherwise, put the system at the right side
(recommended) of the TV or in a rack.
While pressing the stopper, pull out the battery
Insert a new battery with the (+) side facing up.
Push the battery holder back fully.
Keep the button-type battery out of reach of children to
prevent swallowing.
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Overview of controls
A Standby/on switch [`], [1]
Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or
vice versa. In standby mode, the unit is still
consuming a small amount of power.
B Select input source
C View setup menu
D View sound menu
E Select Bluetooth® mode
Start Bluetooth® pairing mode
F Adjust the volume of the system
G Mute the sound of the system
To cancel, press the button again.
“MUTE” is also cancelled when you adjust the volume
or when you switch off the system.
H Select and confirm the option
I Remote control sensor
Distance: Within approximately 7 m
Angle: Approximately 20° up and down, 30° left and
J Display panel
K NFC touch area
L AC IN terminal
M HDMI IN terminal (BD/DVD)
N HDMI OUT terminal (ARC compatible)
P USB port (for service use only)
Q AUX IN terminal
Side view
Front panel
Rear panel
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Making the connections
Switch off all equipment before connection.
Components and cables are sold separately.
Connect the AC mains lead only after all the other
connections have been made.
Connecting the TV
█ Connect an ARC compatible TV
The HDMI connection supports VIERA Link “HDAVI Control”
when connected with a Panasonic TV (Z“Linked operations
with the TV (VIERA Link™ “HDAVI Control™”)”).
Connecting a 4K Ultra HD TV
The system cannot pass-through the 4K video signal of a
4K compatible equipment to a 4K Ultra HD TV. However,
you can connect the system to a 4K Ultra HD TV to enjoy
the 4K content.
Connect to the ARC compatible terminal of the TV with
an ARC compatible high speed HDMI cable.
e.g., Blu-ray Disc
HDMI cable*
HDMI cable
HDMI cable
ARC (Audio Return Channel)
ARC is an HDMI function that lets you enjoy both sound
and TV pictures with one HDMI cable.
█ Connect a non-ARC compatible TV
Optical digital audio
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4K Ultra HD TV
* Make sure to connect the HDMI cable to ARC
compatible terminals.
• Refer to the operating instructions of the 4K Ultra HD TV
(VIERA) and the 4K/60p compatible equipment for setup
and for playing the 4K content.
• To enjoy multi-channel output from this system, set the
audio output of other equipment to Bitstream.
• The audio signal input to this system is up to 5.1 channels.
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Connecting an HDMI compatible device
Connecting other equipment (AUX)
You can connect a Blu-ray Disc player, DVD player, etc.
and listen to the audio through this system.
You can connect other equipment such as Blu-ray Disc
player, DVD player, game console, set-top box, etc. and
listen to the audio through this system.
HDMI cable
Audio cable
e.g., Blu-ray Disc
HDMI standby pass-through
In standby mode, the audio and/or video signal from the
connected device can be sent to the connected TV. No
sound will be output from this system.
3D compatibility
The system can pass through the 3D video signal of a 3D
compatible Blu-ray Disc player to a FULL HD 3D TV.
Refer to the operating instructions of the device for video and
audio signal output settings.
e.g., Set-top box
Connecting the AC mains lead
(For the AC mains plug of three pins)
READ THE “Caution for AC mains lead” BEFORE
AC mains lead (supplied)
To household
mains socket
Do not use an AC mains lead from other equipment.
Conserving power
The system consumes a small amount of power
(Z“Specification”) when it is in standby mode.
Disconnect the power supply if you do not use the
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Bluetooth® connection
You can connect and play an audio device wirelessly
through Bluetooth®.
• Switch on the Bluetooth® feature of the device and put
the device near the system.
• Press [`] to switch on the system.
█ Pairing a device
Press [ ] to select “BLUETOOTH”.
If “PAIRING” is shown, continue with step 3.
Press and hold [ ] until “PAIRING” is shown.
Select “SC-HTE180” from the Bluetooth® menu of
the device.
If prompted for a passkey, input “0000”.
The device connects with this system automatically
after pairing is complete.
The name of the connected device is shown for a few
█ One-Touch Connection (NFC)
For NFC-compatible Android™ devices only
When you touch an NFC (Near Field
Communication)-compatible Bluetooth® device on the
NFC touch-area of this system, this system will
automatically switch on, pair and connect to the
Bluetooth® device.
About NFC
NFC (Near Field Communication) is a short-range wireless
technology that allows communication between NFC
enabled devices with a touch.
• Download and install the free Android app “Panasonic
Music Streaming” on Google Play™.
• Switch on “NFC” on your device.
• A device must be paired to connect.
• You can pair up to 8 devices with this system.
If a 9th device is paired, the device that has not been used
for the longest time will be replaced.
█ Connecting a paired device
If this system is connected to a Bluetooth® device,
disconnect it (Z see below).
Press [ ] to enter Bluetooth® mode.
Select “SC-HTE180” from the Bluetooth® menu of
the device.
The name of the connected device is shown for a few
Disconnecting a device
Press and hold [ ] until “BLUETOOTH READY” is
• The system can only connect to one device at a time.
• When “BLUETOOTH” is selected as the source, this
system will automatically try to connect to the last
connected device.
• The Bluetooth® device will be disconnected when you
select another source.
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Start the “Panasonic Music Streaming” app.
The application screen is shown. Follow the
instructions to complete the settings.
Make sure to use the latest version of the app.
Touch and hold your device on the NFC touch area
of this system [ ] until the Bluetooth® connection is
- The device will beep.
- A pop-up window is shown on the device.
- The name of the connected device is shown on the
Once the registration and connection of the
Bluetooth® device is complete, move the device away
from the unit.
Start playback on your Bluetooth® device.
Connecting another device
While connected, you can connect to another Bluetooth®
device by simply touching and holding it on the NFC
touch area of this system. The previous device will be
disconnected automatically.
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Basic control
Sound menu
Switch on the TV and/or connected device.
Press [INPUT] repeatedly to select the source.
Press [R, T] repeatedly to select the desired
setting and then press [OK].
Press [ VOL ] to adjust the volume of the
Volume range: 0 to 100
When “BLUETOOTH” is selected as the source
Select this system as the output speaker from the menu
of the connected Bluetooth® device.
When “BD/DVD” is selected as the source
On the TV, select the corresponding input of the TV that
is connected to this system.
3D sound
This system is enhanced with various 3D sound effects.
• Dolby® Virtual Speaker
This effect provides a surround sound effect similar to
• 3D Surround effect
Adding to the Dolby Virtual Speaker effect, Panasonic
has applied his own sound field controlling technology
to expand the sound field forwards, backwards,
upwards and downwards, providing a sound with
depth and force that better matches 3D images.
• Clear-mode dialogue
Sports commentary and dialogues from TV dramas are
heard as if the sound is coming from the TV, giving the
feeling that the sound and the image are one.
Also, the dialogue will stand out from the other sounds
during normal volume playback and when the volume
is lowered for night time viewing.
Refer to Sound menu on changing the sound effects:
• Dolby Virtual Speaker effect is ON except in STEREO
• To cancel the Dolby Virtual Speaker and 3D Surround
effect, set “SOUND MODE” to “STEREO”.
• To cancel the 3D Surround and Clear-mode dialogue
effects, set “3D CLR DIALOG” to “OFF”.
STANDARD: Best suited for dramas
and comedy shows.
STADIUM: Produces a realistic sound
for live sports broadcasts.
MUSIC: Enhance the sound of musical
instruments and songs.
CINEMA: Produces three-dimensional
sound unique to movies.
NEWS: Enhance the voice of news and
sports commentaries.
STEREO: Play any source of sound in
SUBWOOFER You can adjust the amount of bass.
This system automatically selects the
most suitable setting according to the
type of playback source.
LEVEL 2: Default for 2 channel audio
LEVEL 3: Default for multi-channel
audio source
The setting you make is retained and
recalled every time you play the same
type of source.
Adjust the dialogue level.
“DIALOG” is not shown when “3D CLR
DIALOG” is set to “OFF”.
Enhance the harmonic bass effect.
The 3D Clear Mode Dialogue feature
creates a sound field similar to the
sound coming from a TV screen and
makes dialogues clearer.
ON: 3D Surround, Clear-mode
dialogue and Dolby Virtual Speaker
OFF: Dolby Virtual Speaker effect
The setting is set back to “ON” every
time you switch on the system.
Sets the preferred audio channel mode
when there are two audio modes
received by the unit.
M1: Main
M2: Secondary
M1+M2: Main + secondary
This effect only works if the audio
output of the TV or player is set to
“Bitstream” and “Dolby Dual Mono” is
available in the sound source.
Press [`] to switch on the system.
Press [SOUND] repeatedly to select the sound
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Auto gain control prevents sudden loud
sound by reducing the sound level
automatically when the input is too
Enhance the dialogue in low volume
Select “OFF” to cancel this effect if the
dialogue does not sound natural in low
volume condition.
Setup Menu
Press [SETUP] repeatedly to select the setup item.
Press [R, T] repeatedly to select the desired
setting and then press [OK].
Dims the display panel after
5 seconds of inactivity.
The system automatically switches off
if there is no audio input and when you
do not use it for 20 minutes.
Sets the volume limit to 50 when you
switch on the system although the
volume is set to above 50 before it is
switched off.
This function allows you to connect a
paired Bluetooth® device when this
system is in standby mode.
The system will switch on
automatically when you connect a
paired Bluetooth® device.
Change the Bluetooth® connection
link mode to suit the connection type.
Make sure to disconnect the current
connected device (“BLUETOOTH
READY” is shown).
MODE 1: Emphasis on connectivity.
MODE 2: Emphasis on sound quality.
Switch on the VIERA Link function.
Select “OFF” when your HDAVI
Control device does not work
correctly with this system. ARC will be
disabled. Connect an optical digital
audio cable.
Switch off all connected devices and
then switch them on again after
changing the setting.
The default setting is underlined. Changed settings will be
kept until it is changed again, unless otherwise indicated.
Audio format
You can view the current audio format.
Press and hold [SOUND] for a minimum of 4 seconds.
DOLBY DIGITAL Dolby Digital is the audio source.
DTS is the audio source.
Linear pulse-code modulation is the
audio source.
2 channel pulse-code modulation is
the audio source.
Analog is the audio source.
Sub-band Coding is the audio
(Bluetooth® mode only)
The default setting is underlined. Changed settings will be
kept until it is changed again, unless otherwise indicated.
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Linked operations with the TV (VIERA Link™ “HDAVI Control™”)
What is VIERA Link “HDAVI Control”?
VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” is a convenient function
that offers linked operations of this system, and a
Panasonic TV (VIERA) under “HDAVI Control”.
You can use this function by connecting the
equipment with an HDMI cable. See the operating
instructions for connected equipment for operational
1 Confirm that the HDMI connection has been made.
2 Set the “HDAVI Control” operations on the connected
equipment (e.g., TV).
3 For the optimal “HDAVI Control” operations change
the following settings on the connected TV* .
– Set the default speaker settings to this system.*2
– Set the speaker selection settings to this system.
What you can do with VIERA Link
“HDAVI Control”
To make sure that the audio is output from this system,
turn the main unit on by using the TV’s remote control
and selecting home cinema from the speaker menu of
VIERA Link menu.
The availability and function of the settings may vary
depending on the TV. Refer to the operating instructions
for the TV for details.
█ Speaker control
You can select whether audio output is from this system
or the TV speakers by using the TV menu settings.
4 Turn on all “HDAVI Control” compatible equipment
and select the TV’s input for this system so that the
“HDAVI Control” function works properly.
5 If a device is connected to the HDMI IN terminal, start
play to check that the picture is shown on the TV
When the connection or settings are changed, repeat
this procedure.
*1 The availability and function of the settings may vary
depending on the TV. Refer to the operating
instructions for the TV for details.
* If the TV has a default speaker setting within the VIERA
Link setting items, choosing this system as the default
speaker will automatically change the speaker
selection to this system.
• VIERA Link “HDAVI Control”, based on the control
functions provided by HDMI which is an industry standard
known as HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control), is a
unique function that we have developed and added. As
such, its operation with other manufacturers’ equipment
that supports HDMI CEC cannot be guaranteed.
• This unit supports “HDAVI Control 5” function.
“HDAVI Control 5” is the standard for Panasonic’s HDAVI
Control compatible equipment. This standard is compatible
with Panasonic’s conventional HDAVI equipment.
• Refer to individual manuals for other manufacturers’
equipment supporting VIERA Link function.
Home cinema
This system is active.
• When the main unit is in standby mode, changing the
TV speakers to this system in the VIERA Link menu will
automatically turn the main unit on.
• You can control the volume setting of this system using
the volume or mute button on the TV remote control.
• If you turn off the main unit, TV speakers will be
automatically activated.
• Audio will automatically be output from this system if
the TV is compatible to VIERA Link “HDAVI Control 4”
or later.
TV speakers are active.
• The volume of this system is set to minimum.
█ Automatic input switching
When the following operations are performed, the main
unit will automatically change the input to the
corresponding source.
• When play starts on an HDMI connected device.*3
• When the TV input or the TV channel is changed.
*3 If the speaker output setting on the TV is set to this
system, the TV and the main unit turn on automatically
(Power on link).
█ Power off link
When the TV is turned off, the main unit also turns off
automatically. (This function does not work when
Bluetooth® is the source.)
█ Automatic lip-sync function
(For HDAVI Control 3 or later)
Delay between audio and video is automatically adjusted
by adding time-lag to the audio output, enabling you to
enjoy smooth audio for the picture.
The delay information is automatically set if the TV is
compatible to VIERA Link “HDAVI Control 3” or later and
the VIERA Link is set to on.
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Before requesting service, make the following checks. If
you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the
solutions indicated do not solve the problem, consult
your dealer for instructions.
█ Common problems
No sound.
Check the connections.
Change the cables if the connections are correct.
Increase the volume of the system.
Check the audio output settings on the connected device.
Switch off the connected device and then switch it on
The system may be overheated. Switch off the system.
Wait a few moments for system to cool down then switch
the system on again. Lower the volume to prevent
Switch off the system, disconnect the HDMI cable and
connect it again, and then switch the system on again.
If the system is connected to the TV with an HDMI cable
only, make sure that the HDMI terminal of the TV is labelled
“HDMI (ARC)”. If not, connect an optical digital audio cable.
If the system is connected to a Panasonic TV, try switching
on this system by using the remote control of the TV.
No operations can be done with the remote control.
• Remove the insulation sheet before you use the remote
control for the first time.
• Examine that the battery is installed correctly.
• The battery is weak. Replace it with a new one.
• Set the remote control code again after replacing the
• Change the code of the remote control to match the code
shown on the main unit when they do not match
(Z “Remote control code”).
The system automatically switched to standby mode.
• You have switch on the “AUTO POWER DOWN” feature.
The system automatically switches off if there is no audio
input and when you do not use it for 20 minutes.
• You have switch the speaker control to TV’s speakers. This
is a feature of VIERA Link (HDAVI Control 4 or later). Refer
to the operating instruction for the TV for its power saving
This system does not operate correctly.
• Check the HDMI connections.
• Switch off the system, disconnect the AC mains lead,
disconnect the HDMI cable and connect it again.
VIERA Link related operations no longer function
• Check the VIERA Link setting on the connected devices.
• Check the “VIERA LINK” setting of this system
(Z “Setup Menu”).
• When the HDMI connections are changed, after a power
failure or after the AC mains lead has been removed, VIERA
Link operations may not function properly.
– Switch on all the devices that are connected to the TV
with an HDMI cable and then switch on the TV.
– Switch off the VIERA Link settings of the TV and then
switch it on again. For details refer to the operating
instructions for the TV.
– While the system and the TV are connected with an
HDMI cable, switch on the TV, disconnect the AC mains
lead of this system and then connect it again.
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The first few seconds of audio cannot be heard when
using the HDMI connection.
• This can occur during DVD-Video chapter playback.
Change the digital audio output setting on the connected
device from “Bitstream” to “PCM”.
When operating an HDMI compatible device of a
different brand, the system reacts in an unwanted
• HDAVI Control commands can use a different signal
depending on the device. In this case, set “VIERA LINK” to
“OFF” (Z “Setup Menu”).
█ Bluetooth®
Pairing cannot be done.
• Check the Bluetooth® device condition.
• The device is out of the 10 m communication range. Move
the device nearer to the system.
The device cannot be connected.
• The pairing of the device was unsuccessful. Do pairing
• The pairing of the device has been replaced. Do pairing
• This system might be connected to a different device.
Disconnect the other device and try pairing the device
The device is connected but audio cannot be heard
through the system.
• For some built-in Bluetooth® devices, you have to set the
audio output to “SC-HTE180” manually. Read the
operating instructions of the device for details.
Sound from the device is interrupted.
• The device is out of the 10 m communication range. Move
the device nearer to the system.
• Remove any obstacle between the system and the device.
• Other devices that use the 2.4 GHz frequency band
(wireless router, microwaves, cordless phones, etc.) are
interfering. Move the device nearer to the system and
distance it from the other devices.
• Select “MODE 1” for stable communication.
The one-touch connection (NFC) is not working.
• Make sure the NFC feature of the NFC-compatible device
is switched on. Touch and hold the device to the NFC
touch-area of this system again.
Playback image and sound are not synchronised.
• Restart the playback app of the device.
█ Main unit displays
• There is a problem with the amplifier of the system.
• Disconnect the AC mains lead and consult the dealer.
“F70 HDMI”
• Check HDMI connection.
• Switch off the system and then switch it on again.
• Disconnect the HDMI cable.
• There is a problem with the power supply.
• Disconnect the AC mains lead and consult the dealer.
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System memory reset
For the United Kingdom and Ireland
Reset the memory when the following situations occur:
• There is no response when buttons are pressed.
• You want to clear and reset the memory contents.
While the system is switched on, press and hold
[1] on the main unit for a minimum of 4 seconds.
“RESET” is shown.
Release [1].
Switch off the system and then switch it on again.
All the settings are set back to the factory preset.
The remote control code will set back to “REMOTE 1” after
memory reset, refer “Remote control code” on how to change
to “REMOTE 2”.
Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
Hereby, “Panasonic Corporation” declares that this
product is in compliance with the essential requirements
and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
Customers can download a copy of the original DoC to
our R&TTE products from our DoC Server:
Contact to Authorised Representative: Panasonic
Marketing Europe GmbH,
Panasonic Testing Centre, Winsbergring 15, 22525
Hamburg, Germany
This product is intended for general consumer.
(Category 3)
Remote control code
When other Panasonic equipment responds to the
remote control of this system, change the remote control
code for this system.
• Switch off all other Panasonic products.
• Switch on this system.
• Aim the remote control at the remote control sensor of
this system.
█ To set the code to “REMOTE 2”
Press and hold [MUTE] and [OK] for a minimum of
4 seconds.
“REMOTE 2” is shown.
█ To set the code to “REMOTE 1”
Press and hold [MUTE] and [T] for a minimum of
4 seconds.
“REMOTE 1” is shown.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
Dolby, Pro Logic, and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos:
5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,487,535 & other U.S. and
worldwide patents issued & pending.
DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are
registered trademarks & DTS Digital Surround and the
DTS logos are trademarks of DTS, Inc. Product includes
© DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
HDMI, the HDMI Logo, and High-Definition Multimedia
Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of
HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other
HDAVI Control™ is a trademark of Panasonic
Google Play and Android are trademarks of Google Inc.
To clean this system, wipe with a soft, dry cloth.
• Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to clean this
• Before using chemically treated cloth, read the
instructions that came with the cloth carefully.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the
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.
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█ Amplifier section
█ Speaker section
RMS output power: Dolby Digital mode
Front Ch
30 W per channel (6 Ω), 1 kHz, 10% THD
Subwoofer Ch
60 W per channel (3 Ω), 100 Hz, 10% THD
Total RMS Dolby Digital mode power
120 W
Front speaker (built-in)
1 way, 1 speaker system (bass reflex)
Speaker unit(s)
Full range
3.8 cm x 9 cm cone type x 2
█ Terminals section
HDAVI Control
This unit supports “HDAVI Control 5” function
HDMI AV input
Input connector
HDMI AV output
Output connector
Digital audio input
Optical digital input
Sampling frequency
█ General
Type A (19 pin)
Type A (19 pin)
USB port
Power supply
Optical terminal
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
88.2 kHz, 96 kHz (only LPCM)
Pin jack (1 system)
For service use only
AC 220 V to 240 V, 50 Hz
Power consumption
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Audio format
Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, LPCM
Analog audio input
Audio input
Subwoofer (built-in)
1 way, 2 speaker system (bass reflex)
Speaker unit(s)
8 cm cone type x 2
27 W
700 mm x 60 mm x 365 mm
4.5 kg
Maximum loading weight
Operating temperature range
50 kg
0°C to +40°C
Operating humidity range
20% to 80% RH (no condensation)
Power consumption in standby mode
0.25 W (approximate)
█ Bluetooth section
Supported profiles
Operating frequency
Operation distance
Until:10 Mar 2014
Bluetooth® Ver. 3.0
Class 2
2402 MHz to 2480 MHz
10 m line of sight
• Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Mass and dimensions are approximate.
• Total harmonic distortion is measured by the digital
spectrum analyser.
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Limited Warranty (Only For Australia)
Panasonic Warranty
1. The product is warranted for 12 months from the date of purchase. Subject to the conditions of this warranty Panasonic or its
Authorised Service Centre will perform necessary service on the product without charge for parts or labour, if in the opinion of
Panasonic, the product is found to be faulty within the warranty period.
2. This warranty only applies to Panasonic products purchased in Australia and sold by Panasonic Australia or its Authorised
Distributors or Dealers and only where the products are used and serviced within Australia or it's territories. Warranty cover only
applies to service carried out by a Panasonic Authorised Service Centre and only if valid proof of purchase is presented when
warranty service is requested.
3. This warranty only applies if the product has been installed and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations (as
noted in the operating instructions) under normal use and reasonable care (in the opinion of Panasonic). The warranty covers
normal domestic use only and does not cover damage, malfunction or failure resulting from use of incorrect voltages, incorrect
installation, accident, misuse, neglect, build-up of dirt or dust, abuse, maladjustment of customer controls, mains supply problems,
thunderstorm activity, infestation by insects or vermin, tampering or repair by unauthorised persons (including unauthorised
alterations), introduction of sand, humidity or liquids, commercial use such as hotel, office, restaurant, or other business or rental
use of the product, exposure to abnormally corrosive conditions or any foreign object or matter having entered the product.
4. This warranty does not cover the following items unless the fault or defect existed at the time of purchase:
(a) Cabinet Part(s)
(e) DVD, Blu-ray or Recordable Discs
(b) Video or Audio Tapes
( f ) Video / Audio Heads from wear and tear in normal use
(c) SD cards or USB devices
(g) Information stored on Hard Disk Drive, USB stick or SD card
(d) User replaceable Batteries
(h) DTV reception issues caused by TV Aerial / Cabling / Wall socket(s) etc
5. Some products may be supplied with Ethernet connection hardware. The warranty is limited on such products and will not cover
(a) Internet and or DLNA connection / setup related problems
(b) Access fees and or charges incurred for internet connection
(c) The use of incompatible software or software not specifically stipulated in the product operations manual; and
(d) Any indirect or consequential costs associated with the incorrect use or misuse of the hardware, its connection to the internet or
any other device.
6. To claim warranty service, when required, you should:
Locator for the name/address of the nearest Authorised Service Centre.
purchase date. Please note that freight and insurance to and / or from your nearest Authorised Service Centre must be
arranged by you.
the normal operating areas of the nearest Authorised Service Centres:
- Plasma/LCD televisions / displays (screen size greater than 103 cm)
7. The warranties hereby conferred do not extend to, and exclude, any costs associated with the installation, de-installation or
re-installation of a product, including costs related to the mounting, de-mounting or remounting of any screen, (and any other
ancillary activities), delivery, handling, freighting, transportation or insurance of the product or any part thereof or replacement of and
do not extend to, and exclude, any damage or loss occurring by reason of, during, associated with, or related to such installation,
de-installation, re-installation or transit.
Panasonic Authorised Service Centres are located in major metropolitan areas and most regional centres of Australia, however,
coverage will vary dependant on product. For advice on exact Authorised Service Centre locations for your product, please telephone
our Customer Care Centre on 132600 or visit our website and use the Service Centre Locator.
In addition to your rights under this warranty, Panasonic products come with consumer guarantees that cannot be excluded under the
Australian Consumer Law. If there is a major failure with the product, you can reject the product and elect to have a refund or to have
the product replaced or if you wish you may elect to keep the goods and be compensated for the drop in value of the goods. You are
also entitled to have the product repaired or replaced if the product fails to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to
a major failure.
If there is a major failure in regard to the product which cannot be remedied then you must notify us within a reasonable period by
contacting the Panasonic Customer Care Centre. If the failure in the product is not a major failure then Panasonic may choose to repair
or replace the product and will do so in a reasonable period of time from receiving notice from you.
If you require assistance regarding warranty conditions or any other enquiries, please visit the
Panasonic Australia website or contact by phone on 132 600
If phoning in, please ensure you have your operating instructions available.
Panasonic Australia Pty. Limited
ACN 001 592 187 ABN 83 001 592 187
1 Innovation Road, Macquarie Park NSW 2113
PRO-031-F11 Issue: 4.0
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Disposal of Old Equipment and Batteries
Only for European Union and countries with
recycling systems
These symbols on the products,
packaging, and/or accompanying
documents mean that used electrical and
electronic products and batteries must
not be mixed with general household
For proper treatment, recovery and
recycling of old products and used
batteries, please take them to applicable
collection points in accordance with your
national legislation.
By disposing of them correctly, you will
help to save valuable resources and
prevent any potential negative effects on
human health and the environment.
For more information about collection and
recycling, please contact your local
Penalties may be applicable for incorrect
disposal of this waste, in accordance with
national legislation.
Note for the battery symbol (bottom
This symbol might be used in
combination with a chemical symbol. In
this case it complies with the requirement
set by the Directive for the chemical
Sales and Support Information
For the United Kingdom and Ireland
Customer Communications Centre
• For customers within the UK: 0844 844 3899
• For customers within Ireland: 01 289 8333
• Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (Excluding
public holidays).
• For further support on your product, please visit our
Direct Sales at Panasonic UK
• Order accessory and consumable items for your
product with ease and confidence by phoning our
Customer Communications Centre Monday –
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (Excluding public
• Or go on line through our Internet Accessory
ordering application at
• Most major credit and debit cards accepted.
• All enquiries transactions and distribution facilities
are provided directly by Panasonic UK.
• It couldn’t be simpler!
• Also available through our Internet is direct
shopping for a wide range of finished products.
Take a browse on our website for further details.
Manufactured by:
Panasonic Corporation
Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
Importer for Europe: Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH
Panasonic Testing Centre
Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
Panasonic Corporation
Web Site:
© Panasonic Corporation 2014
Until:10 Mar 2014
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