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6 YEAR SUPERCARE £14.90
6 YEAR SUPERCARE
6 YEAR SUPERCARE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.
This page is intended to demonstrate the incredible value of our 6 Year Supercare. Under recent legislation, we are obliged to point out that you obviously do not need to purchase an extended warranty at the same time you purchase your electrical goods and are entitled to shop around. We have been encouraging our customers to do just that for years because, not only are our prices significantly cheaper than our competitors, but just look at what else we include:
Free loan machine (only if taken back to store)
Should you encounter a problem, just ask and you'll be provided with a unit to ensure you're not without music whilst your equipment is being fixed.
Like for like machine if unit is unrepairable
If, for any reason, we are unable to repair your unit, we'll replace it. Naturally, models do change so, while we can't guarantee that it will be the same model, we do guarantee that it will have equivalent specifications.
Free routine service / Maintenance checks
have your unit serviced as often as you wish, free of charge, during the 6 year period. (Normally excluded from extended guarantees).
45 day cooling off period
If you're not happy with our 6 Year Supercare package just ask for a full refund - no questions asked. After 45 days, providing no claim has been made, you can also terminate the agreement and receive a pro-rata refund.
If you use the policy in the 6 years, you'll have saved yourself tens and perhaps hundreds of pounds. If you don't use it...IT WON'T COST YOU A THING!*
* Simply return your unused Supercare policy within one month of the expiration date, and we'll refund the price of your warranty. Terms and Conditions

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Sleek enough to fit neatly with your TV but with enough power to make its presence felt, the Panasonic SCHTB488 soundbar is the perfect match for your sleek TV.

A huge improvement in sound

With larger than average speaker drive units, the Panasonic SCHTB488 gives a fuller and richer sound than many rivals. The difference between the Panasonic and the vast majority of TVs is night and day in terms of sound quality. Due to the broad width and clever shaping, the sound is also broader and far more spacious than your average TV, too.

Powerful bass from the wireless subwoofer
The separate subwoofer uses a downward firing cone to add impact to movie soundtracks and high drama events. It also features a wireless connection, making it easy to tuck out of the way, without having to consider where to put the trailing cables.

Stream music via Bluetooth
As well as making your TV sound great, the SCHT-B488 also offers effortless Bluetooth music streaming. Simply pair your device and stream music from your smartphone, tablet or Bluetooth-equipped laptop or desktop. Stream your music library or use a music streaming service such as Spotify, Pandora or the iPlayer Radio.

Panasonic Music Streaming App
If you've got an Android Smartphone then streaming music to the soundbar is even easier. Simply download the free app from the Google Play store and take control of both stored music and streaming services with one simple app.

HDMI with ARC for system flexibility
With an HDMI input you can connect up your Blu-ray player, DVD or games console with the best quality digital connection. Thanks to ARC (Audio Return Channel) you also only need a single HDMI cable between soundbar and TV to hear the sound from the TV's onboard receiver. There's also an optical input for another source that might not have an HDMI connection.

Give your TV the sound it deserves, with the Panasonic SCHTB488.

Sound
Subwoofer
Yes - Wireless
Does the soundbar come with a separate subwoofer or built-in subwoofer for added bass?
Power Output
200W Total
The power output of the soundbar in watts RMS
Specifications
USB
No
Number of USB sockets.
Smart Phone Remote
Yes
Can you use a Smart Phone (iPhone or Android) to control the unit?
Apple AirPlay
No
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Bluetooth
Yes
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
Weight
1.9
Weight of unit,unboxed, in Kg
Eco Friendly
No
Does this product conform to energy efficient standards? These standards include the American "Energy Star", the European "Energy Flower" or "EcoLabel" and the UK EST (Energy Saving Trust) certification.
Included Cables
NA
Speaker/interconnect cables included with the package. Please note that in most cases, these are basic cables only and would often benefit by being upgraded.
Connections
HDMI Configuration
1
Number of HDMI inputs/outputs. Number that will accept HDCP 2.2 is in brackets. This is the standard required for Ultra HD Blu-ray.
USB
No
Number of USB sockets.
Optical Inputs
1
Number of optical digital inputs to input digital sources such as DVD players.
Dedicated Port
No
Does it have a dedicated port for extras such as iPod dock, Bluetooth or DAB radio?
Audio Inputs
No
Number of audio inputs on both front and rear of unit.
Coaxial Inputs
No
Number of coaxial digital inputs to input digital sources such as DVD player.
HDMI
Yes
Does the soundbar/base feature an HDMI interface? This not only offers an easy connection with your TV but also the highest quality sound and vision.
HDR Compatible HDMI
No
Does the soundbar/base feature HDMI 2.0a sockets? These allow for HDR pass-though from Ultra Blu-ray player (or similar) to HDR-equipped TV.
Networking
Smart Phone Remote
Yes
Can you use a Smart Phone (iPhone or Android) to control the unit?
Apple AirPlay
No
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Bluetooth
Yes
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
NFC
No
NFC stands for Near Field Communication. This allows close proximity transfer of media simply by holding your tablet or smartphone next to the device.
Green Credentials
Power Consumption - Standby
0.5/0.5 soundbar/sub
This is the power used in watts when the unit is switched off but still powered at the mains and ready to be turned back on.
Power Consumption - Normal Use
19/18 soundbar/sub
This is the power used in watts when the TV is on, using standard picture settings and modest volume levels. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted.
Eco Friendly
No
Does this product conform to energy efficient standards? These standards include the American "Energy Star", the European "Energy Flower" or "EcoLabel" and the UK EST (Energy Saving Trust) certification.
General
Dimensions
61 x 863 x 90
Dimensions of speaker cabinet (H x W x D) in mm
Sub Dimensions
303 x 185 x 337
Size of cabinet (H x W x D) mm.
USB
No
Number of USB sockets.
Smart Phone Remote
Yes
Can you use a Smart Phone (iPhone or Android) to control the unit?
Subwoofer Weight
4.3
Weight of unit,unboxed, in Kg
Apple AirPlay
No
Does the unit support Apple AirPlay? Apple AirPlay lets you listen to your entire iTunes music library from a suitable iOS device such as iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. Best of all, the system is wireless and so is ideal for building up a wireless multi-room system.
Bluetooth
Yes
Does the unit support Bluetooth? A built-in Bluetooth receiver lets you stream music from a suitably equipped device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC.
Soundbar
Yes
Soundbars are bar-shaped speakers designed to fit in front of or below your TV.
Sound base
No
Sound bases are box-shaped speakers, designed to fit beneath your TV.
IR repeater
Yes
Does it have an Infra Red (IR) repeater? This means that it wont matter if the soundbar blocks your TVs remote control sensor. The signal will be detected by a sensor on the soundbar and relayed through to the TVs sensor.
Learning TV volume
No
Does the soundbar/base learn your TVs volume controls? A learning IR (Infra Red) sensor will learn your TVs remote volume control - meaning you only need your TVs remote, and not the soundbar/base one, for most TV watching.
Wall Bracket
Yes
Wall bracket standard or optional?
Weight
1.9
Weight of unit,unboxed, in Kg
Width
853
Maximum width of soundbar or sound base in mm
Eco Friendly
No
Does this product conform to energy efficient standards? These standards include the American "Energy Star", the European "Energy Flower" or "EcoLabel" and the UK EST (Energy Saving Trust) certification.
Height
60.5
Maximum height of soundbar or sound base in mm
Included Cables
NA
Speaker/interconnect cables included with the package. Please note that in most cases, these are basic cables only and would often benefit by being upgraded.