SC-HC27 Compact Stereo System with iPod® Dock

  • Clear Sound with Slim and Stylish Design
  • Push-Open Universal Dock for iPod/iPhone
  • Low Power Consumption



SpecificationsExpand All

  • Playable Discs
    • CD, CD-R/ -RW*1
    • CD-DA
    • MP3*2
  • Audio System
    • Output Channel
    • Power Output (RMS)
    • Front
    • Total Power
    • Power Output (FTC)
    • Front
    • Total Power
  • USB
    • Slot
    • Playback
    • MP3*2
  • High Quality Sound
    • Digital Music Connection for iPod®/ iPhone®
    • Pure Direct Sound System
    • Direct-Vocal Surround
    • Surround
    • Nanosized Bamboo Cone Speaker
    • Dual Passive Radiator
    • Aero Stream Port
    • D.Bass
    • Preset EQ
    • Bass & Treble Control
  • Easy to Use
    • Motorized Power Sliding Door
    • Wall-Mountable
    • Display
  • Networking
    • Wireless Audio with AirPlay®
    • Remote Control App for iPhone
    • Internet Radio Control
    • iPod/ iPhone Connection
    • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
  • Speaker System
    • Front
    • Configuration
    • Speaker Unit [Approx.]
  • Terminal
    • Analog Audio Input
    • 3.5mm
    • Headphone Output
  • Tuner
    • Band/ Station Presets
    • Auto Tuning
  • Others
    • Power Supply
    • Power Consumption
    • Normal Use[Approx.]
    • Standby[Approx.]
    • Auto Power Off/ Dimmer
    • Programmable Timer
  • Dimensions, Weight
    • Main Unit
    • Dimensions (W x H x D) [Approx.]
    • Weight [Approx.]
  • Further Specifications
    • NOTE

Owner's Manuals

Owner's Manuals and Documentation


Warranty information


  • Why won't the SC-HC27/37/57 stereo turn on?
    Please try resetting the unit. First, unplug the stereo's power cord and wait 3 minutes. Then, while pressing and holding down the power button on the main unit, reconnect the power cord.
  • Why don't I have any FM stations on my SC-HC27/37 stereo?
    Ensure that the FM antenna is connected to the rear of the stereo. Then, preset your FM ratio stations by following the instructions below. 1. Press the [Play Menu] button on the remote. 2. "A.PRESET" is displayed on the unit. 3. Press [OK], and "Lowest" is displayed. 4. Press [OK] and the unit will begin scanning through channels.
  • Why does a "Checking Connection" message appear when I insert my iPod/iPhone into the stereo?
    The iPod/iPhone is not seated correctly. Please remove or reinsert the iPod/iPhone and check to see if a dock adapter is necessary.
  • Where can I order parts for my product?
    You can order parts and accessories for your machine from our Parts & Accessories Department at 1-800-833-9626.
  • The remote control for my Panasonic device is no longer functioning. Is there a remote control code available that will enable me to use another manufacturer's remote to operate this device?
    You will have to contact the remote's manufacturer for the codes needed.
  • Is an AM antenna included with the SC-HC27/37/57 stereo?
    No, the stereo does not come with an AM antenna nor will it work with one.
  • How do I set up the sound effects on the SC-HC27?
    On the remote for the unit there is a "SOUND" button. Once pressed, you will be able to select the different sound effect options for the unit. Use the up or down arrow to select the desired sound.
  • How do I set channel presets on my SC-HC27 stereo?
    To set a preset on the remote, press the [OK] button. "P" will flash on the display. You can use the [UP] and [DOWN] arrows beside the "OK" button to highlight a preset number, then [Press] "OK" to select it.
  • How do I scan for channels automatically with my SD-HC3?
    Press [PLAY MENU] on the remote to select "A.PRESET". Press [UP or DOWN] to select "LOWEST" and press [OK] to begin scanning through channels.
  • How can I register for the warranty of my product?
    You may register your products online by clicking here. It is not necessary to submit this form in order to effectuate the limited warranty. As long as there is a copy of the receipt, your product warranty begins from the date of purchase.
  • Can I use the SC-HC27, HC37 with AirPlay devices?
    No, this stereo is not compatible with the AirPlay feature.
  • Can I playback MP3 files on the SC-HC27, HC57?
    No, MP3 files are not supported.
  • Can I listen to media from my iPod/iPhone using the SC-HC27, HC37?
    Yes, this stereo has a universal dock for iPods and iPhones.
  • Can I connect other non-mobile devices to the stereo via auxiliary or analog audio connections?
    No, this system does not have any external inputs.
  • Can an AM antenna be added to the SC-HC27,HC37,HC38,or HC57?
    No, this system does not allow the addition of an antenna.
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