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PANASONIC HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar
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  • 180 W RMS
  • Wireless subwoofer
  • Bluetooth
  • Digital connection: optical & HDMI
Product Code: 194975

  • Product DetailsBack to top
  • Top features: 

    - Clear, powerful sound from a stylish sound bar 

    - Set-up flexibility with CEC so you don't have to juggle controllers 

    - Wireless subwoofer means you can place wherever best suits you 

    - Stream your favourite audio with Bluetooth connection 

    Clear, powerful sound

    Experience powerful audio in the comfort of your own home with the stylish Panasonic HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar.

    While some sound bars simply deliver louder audio, the SC-HTB498 uses improved speakers for clear sound that also accentuates speech, so you don't miss any of the plot of the movie you're watching.

    Set-up flexibility

    With HDMI and high-quality optical connections, the SC-HTB498EBK gives you the flexibility to set up your system how you want.

    The HDMI input has CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) so you can control the sound bar with you TV remote, so you don't have to juggle controllers.

    Wireless subwoofer

    Place the subwoofer wherever suits you, as it wirelessly connects to the sound bar, saving you from having to hide wires around your home.

    It has been designed for dynamic and robust bass sound that places you in the action, for a cinema-like experience.

    Stream your favourite audio

    The SCHTB498 isn't just an elegant addition to your home entertainment set up, it can also be used to stream your favourite music.

    Simply connect your smartphone or tablet to the sound bar via Bluetooth technology and enjoy songs with outstanding performance.

    Don't forget your cables

    Check out our range of HDMI and optical cables to connect your input devices and to make sure your new sound bar works perfectly, with improved transfer speeds. Look out for the Sandstrom Silver Series HDMI cables with their lifetime warranty.

  • Technical InformationBack to top
    Sound bar with wireless subwoofer  
    Number of channels
    Total power output
    180 W  
    Audio processing

    -Dolby Digital
    -DTS Digital Surround
    Preset sound modes

    Screen mirroring
    Bluetooth 4.0  

    -Sound bar
    -Wireless subwoofer
    Wireless capability

    -Wireless subwoofer x 1
    -Wireless capability requires compatible devices and a wired connection is still required between the TV and player. All wireless units still require a power source.

    -Sound bar: 90 W
    -Wireless subwoofer: 90 W
    Manufacturer’s guarantee
    1 year  
    Box contents

    -Panasonic HTB498 2.1 Wireless Sound Bar
    -Brackets & screws
    -Remote control
    -Instruction book
    -AC mains lead
    Power consumption

    -On mode: 37 W
    -Standby: 0.5 W

    -Sound bar: 60.5 x 853 x 90 mm (H x W x D)
    -Subwoofer: 303 x 185 x 337 mm (H x W x D)
    Boxed dimensions
    240 x 460 x 1010 mm (H x W x D)  

    -Sound bar: 1.9 kg
    -Subwoofer: 4.3 kg
    Boxed weight
    10.14 kg  
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  • Delivery Charges & ServicesBack to top

    Delivery charge summary  

    Item type

    Delivery charge

    Delivery timeline

    Small items (such as sat navs, cameras, laptops etc.)

    €4.99 for entire order

    3-5 working days1

    Large items (such as large TV, washing machines etc.)

    €19.99 for entire order

    Up to 7 working days1

    1. We endeavour to deliver all small items per above however, during January Sale period, orders are subject to extended delivery times.  If this is the case, we will keep you informed and as soon as your order is dispatched from our warehouse you will receive an email notification with your tracking information.  

    Small items delivery

    ·       Small items – such as cameras, TVs under 39-inches, printers, software, data storage, tablets and laptops – are delivered by our courier partner, DPD.

    ·       DPD’s standard delivery times are between 9am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.

    ·       We aim to have all items delivered within 3-5 working days, however, please allow 4-7 days for extended bank holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas.

    ·       For security reasons we do not deliver to Parcel Motels. 

    ·       Please note:  DPD are not authorised to collect your old products for WEEE recycling. However, simply visit your local Currys PC World store with your old product and a valid receipt and a member of staff will be happy to assist you.

    ·       Track your order: For small items please visit DPD’s website and track your order using your unique tracking code specified in your confirmation email.

    Large items delivery

    ·       Large products – such as TVs above 39-inches, washing machines and fridge freezers – are delivered by our Team Knowhow delivery team.  

    ·       Team Knowhow delivers five days a week – Monday to Saturday – between 8am and 6pm, anywhere in the Republic of Ireland with the exception of Donegal – where we deliver once a week – and island locations. 

    ·       The evening before your delivery is scheduled, a member of our Team Knowhow team will call you between 3pm and 6pm to advise you of your delivery time window. 

    ·       On the day of delivery our Team Knowhow driver will call you at least 30 minutes before arriving at the delivery address to give you an estimated time of arrival.  

    ·       Once we arrive at the delivery address, we will unbox your items and remove all packaging for recycling. We can also remove your old appliances for WEEE recycling free of charge.

    ·       If you would like us to install and demo your new appliance, our Team Knowhow installers can do this for a small fee.

    ·       Track your order: For large items, you can track your delivery through the Team Knowhow Track it portal. Simply insert your unique tracking code, specified in your confirmation email or instore receipt, and your telephone number.


    Product availability

    ·       Occasionally, we may offer the option of ordering an item in advance if it’s out of stock at the time but more stock is on its way. We will let you know in advance the date of expected delivery if this is the case.

    ·       Please note, if you purchase two or more products at the same time, the items may have different availabilities and methods of delivery, in which case you may receive your items separately.

    VAT and delays

    ·       Please be aware that we cannot offer VAT refunds to overseas customers ordering goods to be delivered to an Irish address. 

    ·       We always try to ensure that orders arrive on time, however sometimes delays occur during peak period, i.e. Christmas and Easter. If we become aware of any unexpected delays with your order we will let you know.


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