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Everything about it is great for me. Make sure you don't loose your remote because tons of features rely on it. It's on the heavy side so you don't want to move it around too often. It does lack Bass, but you have options to boost or lower it, same for the treble. For my little apartment it's great and looks fantastic.. a mix of 80's and 90's for me.
Ok I took off one star for Sound Quality because; the cassette recorder has a killer hiss since he has no Dolby Noise Reduction installed. You can't blame Panasonic for lack of Dolby Noise Reductions in the cassette recorder because, cassettes are no longer a thing for todays generations. Who needs cassettes now that you can put a day worth of music on one USB stick and play it in this unit ALL DAY LONG.
I know you can put hundreds of songs on one USB memory stick and play it for 24 hour hours straight because; I've done so many times since buying two of these. I would have brought this Panasonic RX-D55GC-K Boombox for the USB MP3 player being able to play hundreds of songs alone. The FM and AM Radios are respectable but not great in sensitivity. The speakers are again not great but better than most in that they are not tinny. The overall sound quality is a strong moderate to a very low better in performance. The CD performance is average being moderately good at skip suppression.
The unit is an average build but on the light side. Build quality is not best or even better but a strong moderate or average. The remote control is great but it is a line of sight remote not blue tooth. The remote has the full function suite of options clearly and logically laid out. The remote uses two AAA batteries. There is a battery compartment in the main unit that takes 4 AA batteries for the onboard. As expected this thing is a battery hog. The handle is well connected to the unit. I feel this Panasonic RX-D55GC-K Boombox unit is a awesome merging of the best of today's technology and the best of past technology.
I took one star off my rating because; this thing gets warmer than I'd like. This boom box does not get dangerously warm. This boom box gets unusually warm enough for me to feel it needed mentioning in my review. I wouldn't consider the warmth issue a deal breaker but, I'd sure be careful in its placement during use due to its running very warm.