Panasonic SC-BTT775 3D home theatre system

Panasonic SC-BTT775 review: This home theatre system supports 3D Blu-ray movies and has wireless speakers

Panasonic SC-BTT775
  • Expert Rating

    3.75 / 5


  • Good sound quality at moderate volume levels, 3D Blu-ray playback


  • Complicated setup procedure, poor bass response at high volume levels, wireless connectivity is optional

Bottom Line

The Panasonic SC-BTT775 is a convenient solution that bundles a 3D Blu-ray player with a 5.1-channel home theatre system. It's got wireless rear speakers, and despite an awkward setup procedure it is a good choice for anyone after a relatively cheap boost to their television's sound.

Would you buy this?

The Panasonic SC-BTT775 is a $1099 home theatre with 5.1 surround sound. 3D Blu-ray playback and wireless rear speakers make it an attractive companion to a 3D television like the Samsung Series 7 (UA55C7000) or Panasonic VIERA TH-P50VT20A. We thought the sound wasn't good at maximum volume levels, but unless you're in a large room and want very loud music it will do an acceptable job.

Panasonic SC-BTT775: Design, setup and features

The Panasonic SC-BTT775 looks like any other home-theatre-in-a-box from Panasonic — if you've seen one, you've seen them all. Just like the Panasonic SC-PT875W and the Panasonic SC-BT105W, the SC-BTT775 has two floorstanding front speakers, a centre speaker and two wireless rear speakers that communicate with the system's receiver via an external transmitter.

An optional wireless LAN connector lets the Panasonic SC-BTT775 connect to your home network to access DLNA media shares and online Viera Cast content. We would have been happier if this had been built in to the receiver itself to save the price of purchasing an additional component.

The system is easy to set up, but takes quite some time — putting the speakers together and plugging every component in took us around half an hour. We connected the Panasonic SC-BTT775 to a Sharp LC52LE820X LED television and a Samsung Series 7 (PS50C7000) LED television and ran through a couple of 2D and 3D movies to test the system's sound quality and video abilities.

Panasonic SC-BTT775: Sound quality, video playback and volume levels

With a power rating of 1000W RMS the Panasonic SC-BTT775 is loud enough to handle any medium-sized living space. In a large room — we're talking larger than 8x8m, by the way — it begins to run out of puff at higher volume levels but is otherwise competent.

In our 3x6m test room the Panasonic SC-BTT775 was more than capable of delivering Blu-ray movie audio at loud volume levels. At moderate volume, the SC-BTT775 was strong and forward in its audio reproduction, with punchy bass notes and clear treble that made dialogue easy to listen to. For listening to music or watching movies in a small or medium-sized living environment, the Panasonic SC-BTT775 would be a good choice — it's easily equal to other home theatre systems in this price range like the LG.

After we realised the volume to its maximum level, the system was definitely too loud for regular listening; we did detect bloating of bass and treble distortion, however. This is a minor consideration, but if you plan to be running it at full power — in an environment that can support it like a large living room — it doesn't sound as good as a more expensive, ‘proper' home theatre system.

We didn't have any problem playing back any of the video content we loaded the Panasonic SC-BTT775 up with. The 3D Blu-ray version of Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs and the 2D The Dark Knight and Terminator: Salvation all loaded up quickly and played at 1080p without any visible problems. DVD-quality DLNA video content also streamed flawlessly.

Panasonic SC-BTT775: Conclusion

The Panasonic SC-BTT775 is a competent home theatre system that's not particularly expensive. Unless you're in an especially large room it should do a perfectly acceptable job.

Become a fan of GoodGearGuide on Facebook

Follow GoodGearGuide on Twitter: @GoodGearGuide

Stay up to date with the latest reviews. Sign up to GoodGearGuide’s Gear Daily newsletters

Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection

Join the newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Show Comments


James Cook University - Master of Data Science Online Course

Learn more >


Sansai 6-Outlet Power Board + 4-Port USB Charging Station

Learn more >



Back To Business Guide

Click for more ›

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest News Articles


PCW Evaluation Team

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Ben Ramsden

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?