HW-H7500
HW-H7501
User manual
Curved Soundbar
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FEATURES
FEATURES
TV SoundConnect
Bluetooth Function
TV SoundConnect lets you listen to audio from your
TV on your Soundbar via a Bluetooth connection and
lets you control the sound.
You can connect a Bluetooth device to the Soundbar
and enjoy music with high quality stereo sound, all
without wires!
HDMI
Licenses
HDMI transmits video and audio signals
simultaneously, and provides a clearer picture.
The unit is also equipped with the ARC function
which lets you listen to sound from your TV through
the Soundbar via an HDMI cable. This function is
only available if you connect the unit to an ARC
compliant TV.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Surround Sound Expansion
The Surround Sound Expansion feature adds depth
and spaciousness to your listening experience.
Surround Sound Expansion is powered by Sonic
Emotion.
For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com.
Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing
Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol
together are registered trademarks, and DTS 2.0
Channel is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS, Inc. All
Rights Reserved.
Wireless Subwoofer
Samsung’s wireless module does away with cables
running between the main unit and the subwoofer.
Instead, the subwoofer connects to a compact
wireless module that communicates with the main
unit.
The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition
Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are
trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI
Licensing LLC in the United States and other
countries.
Special Sound Effects
++Copyright
You can select different Sound Effects - MUSIC /
VOICE / SPORTS / CINEMA / SMART VOLUME /
STANDARD (Original Sound) - depending on the type
of content you want to enjoy.
©2014 Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd.
All rights reserved; no part of this user’s manual may
be reproduced or copied without the prior written
permission of Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd.
Multi-function Remote Control
You can use the supplied remote control to control
various operations with the simple press of a button.
USB Host Support
You can connect and play music files from external
USB storage devices such as MP3 players, USB flash
memory, etc. using the Soundbar's USB HOST
function.
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SAFETY INFORMATION
SAFETY INFORMATION
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS ARE INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lighting flash and arrowhead within the
triangle indicates that there is dangerous
voltage Inside the product.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The explanation point within the triangle
indicates that there are important instructions
accompanying the product.
WARNING
•To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
•To prevent injury, this apparatus must be securely attached to the floor/wall in accordance with the installation instructions.
•This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive toxicity.
CAUTION
•Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing. Do not put objects filled with liquids, such as vases on the apparatus.
•To turn this apparatus off completely, you must pull the power plug out of the wall socket. Consequently, the power plug
must be easily and readily accessible at all times.
This product satisfies FCC regulations when shielded cables and connectors are used to connect the unit to other equipment.
To prevent electromagnetic interference with electric appliances, such as radios and televisions, use shielded cables and
connectors for connections.
FCC NOTE (for U.S.A):
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will
not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the
equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
•Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
•Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
•Connect the equipment to an outlet that is on a different circuit than the radio or TV.
•Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Caution : FCC regulations state that any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment may void the user's
authority to operate it.
Important Safety Instructions
Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow all the safety instructions listed below. Keep these
operating instructions handy for future reference.
1)Read these instructions.
2)Keep these Instructions.
3)Heed all warnings.
4)Follow all instructions.
5)Do not use this apparatus near water.
6)Clean only with dry cloth.
7)Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance
with the manufacturer's instructions.
8)Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers)
that produce heat.
9)Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with
one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two
blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the
third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug
does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10)Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
11)Only use attachment/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
12)Use only with the cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table specified by the
manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus.
When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
13)Unplug this apparatus during lightning
storms or when unused for long periods of time.
14)Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any
way, such as when the power-supply cord or plug is
damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into
the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or
moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
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ENG
Safety Warnings
SAFETY INFORMATION
Precautions
2.7 inch
3.9 inch
3.9 inch
3.9 inch
Ensure that the AC power supply in your house complies with the power requirements listed on the
identification sticker located on the back of your product. Install your product horizontally, on a suitable base
(furniture), with enough space around it for ventilation (3~4 inches). Make sure the ventilation slots are not
covered. Do not place the unit on amplifiers or other equipment which may become hot. This unit is designed
for continuous use. To fully turn off the unit, disconnect the AC plug from the wall outlet. Unplug the unit if
you intend to leave it unused for a long period of time.
During thunderstorms, disconnect the AC plug from
the wall outlet. Voltage peaks due to lightning could
damage the unit.
Do not expose the unit to direct sunlight or other
heat sources. This could lead to overheating and
cause the unit to malfunction.
Protect the product from moisture (i.e. vases), and
excess heat (e.g. a fireplace) or equipment creating
strong magnetic or electric fields. Disconnect the
power cable from the AC supply if the unit
malfunctions. Your product is not intended for
industrial use. It is for personal use only.
Condensation may occur if your product has been
stored in cold temperatures. If transporting the unit
during the winter, wait approximately 2 hours until
the unit has reached room temperature before using.
The batteries used with this product contain
chemicals that are harmful to the environment Do
not dispose of batteries in the general household
trash. Do not dispose of batteries in a fire. Do not
short circuit, disassemble, or overheat the batteries.
There is a danger of explosion if the battery is
incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or
equivalent type.
WARNING, DO NOT INGEST BATTERY, CHEMICAL BURN HAZARD, The remote control supplied
with this product contains a coin/button cell battery. If the coin/button cell battery is swallowed,
it can cause severe internal burns in just 2 hours and can lead to death. Keep new and used
batteries away from children. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the
product and keep it away from children. If you think batteries might have been swallowed or placed inside any
part of the body, seek immediate medical attention.
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CONTENTS
CONTENTS
ENG
2 FEATURES
17 FUNCTIONS
2
17 Input mode
Licenses
17 ARC (HDMI OUT)
3 SAFETY INFORMATION
18 Bluetooth
3
Safety Warnings
20 TV SoundConnect
4
Precautions
21 USB
22 Software Update
6 GETTING STARTED
6
Before reading the User’s Manual
6
What’s Included
22 Auto Power Link
23 TROUBLESHOOTING
7 DESCRIPTIONS
24 APPENDIX
7
Top / Front Panel
24 Specifications
8
Rear / Bottom Panel
25 Warranty
9 REMOTE CONTROL
9
Figures and illustrations in this User Manual are
provided for reference only and may differ from
actual product appearance.
Remote Control Buttons and Functions
11 INSTALLATION
11 TV-mounted Installation
12 Standing Installation
13 Assembling the Clamp-wire
14 CONNECTIONS
14 Connecting the Wireless Subwoofer
15 Connecting an External Device using an
HDMI cable
16 Connecting an External Device using
Audio (analog) cable or Optical (digital)
cable
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GETTING STARTED
GETTING STARTED
Before reading the User’s Manual
Note the following terms before reading the user manual.
++Icons used in this manual
Icon
Term
Definition
Caution
Indicates a situation where a function does not operate or settings may be
canceled.
Note
Indicates tips or instructions on the page that help you operate a function.
++Safety Instructions and Troubleshooting
1) Be sure to familiarize yourself with the Safety Instructions before using this product. (See page 3)
2) If a problem occurs, check Troubleshooting. (See page 23)
What’s Included
Check for the supplied accessories shown below.
Holder-Support : 2EA
(AH61-03898A)
Remote Control / Lithium
Battery (3V : CR2032)
User Manual /
Quick Guide
(AH59-02631E /
4301-001042)
(AH68-02750A) /
(AH68-02675E)
Bracket-Mount
(AH61-03896A)
Holder-Fix Mount
(AH61-03909A)
Power Cord
DC Adapter
(3903-000598)
(BN44-00732A)
Clamp-Wire
(AH61-03911A)
USB Cable
(AH39-01178B)
AUX Cable
Holder-Screw 1 : 4EA
(AH61-03897A)
Holder-Screw 2 : 8EA
(6001-001961)
USB Converter
(HW-H7500 : AH59-02572A,
HW-H7501 : AH59-02572B)
(BN39-01286A)
●● The appearance of the accessories may differ slightly from the illustrations above.
●● Use the dedicated USB cable to connect external USB devices to the unit.
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DESCRIPTIONS
DESCRIPTIONS
ENG
Top / Front Panel
VOL. - / +
(Power) Button
Controls the volume level.
The numeric value of the volume level
appears in the front panel display.
Turns the power on and off.
Display
(Function) Button
Displays the current mode.
Selects the D.IN, AUX, HDMI, BT, TV,
or USB input.
●● While the unit is powered on,
(Function) button
pressing the
for more than 3 seconds sets the
(Mute)
button to act as the
(Mute)
button. To cancel the
button setup, press the
(Function) button for more than 3
seconds again.
●● When you turn on this unit, there will be a 4 to 5 second delay before it produces sound.
●● If you want to enjoy the sound only from the Soundbar, you must turn off the TV's speakers in the
Audio Setup menu of your TV. Refer to the owner's manual supplied with your TV.
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DESCRIPTIONS
Rear / Bottom Panel
HDMI OUT (TV)
Outputs digital video and audio signals simultaneously
using an HDMI cable.
HDMI IN
Inputs digital video and audio signals simultaneously using an
HDMI cable. Use when connecting a supported external device.
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN (D.IN)
Connect to the digital (optical) output of an external device.
OPTICAL
IN
AUX IN
AUX IN
Connect to the Analog output of an external device.
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
LABEL
DC 24V (Power Supply In)
(USB Port)
Connect the DC power adaptor
to the power supply jack, and
then connect the AC power
adaptor plug to a wall outlet.
Connect USB devices such as
MP3 players here to play files
on the devices.
●● When disconnecting the power cable of the AC power adaptor from a wall outlet, pull the plug.
Do not pull the cable.
●● Do not connect this unit or other components to an AC outlet until all connections between
components are complete.
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REMOTE CONTROL
REMOTE CONTROL
SOURCE
Press to select a source connected to the Soundbar.
Mute
You can turn the volume down to 0 with the push of a button.
Press again to restore the sound to the previous volume level.
Repeat
Press to set the Repeat function during music playback from a USB device.
REPEAT OFF : Cancels Repeat Playback.
REPEAT FILE : Repeatedly play a track.
REPEAT ALL : Repeatedly play all tracks.
REPEAT RANDOM : Plays tracks in random order.
(A track that has already been played may be played again.)
Skip Forward
If there is more than one file on the device you are playing, and you
press the ] button, the next file is selected.
AUDIO SYNC
If the Soundbar is connected to a digital TV and the video appears out of
sync with the audio, press the AUDIO SYNC buttons to sync the audio
with the video. Use the [,] buttons to set the audio delay between 0 ms
and 300 ms. In USB mode, TV mode, and BT mode, the Audio Sync
function may not work.
Anynet+
Press the Anynet+ button to turn the Anynet+ function on or off.
(Auto Power Link : Default OFF, Anynet+ ON / Power Link Off or Anynet+
OFF / Power Link ON ). The Anynet+ function lets you control the Soundbar
with the remote from an Anynet+ compatible Samsung TV. The Soundbar
must be connected to the TV via an HDMI cable.
* Auto Power Link
Synchronizes the Soundbar to a connected Optical source via the
Optical jack so it turns on automatically when you turn on your TV.
(See page 22)
EQUALIZER WOOFER
Press to select TREBLE, BASS, or SW. Then, use the [,] button to adjust
the Treble, Bass, or Subwoofer volume from -6 to +6.
Press and hold the EQUALIZER WOOFER button for about 5 seconds to
adjust the sound for each frequency band. 150Hz, 300Hz, 600Hz, 1.2KHz,
2.5KHz, 5KHz, 10KHz, and SW are selectable and each can be adjusted to
a setting between -6 and +6.
●● Adjusting TREBLE, BASS, or SW affects the 10KHz band, the 150Hz
band, and SW respectively. For example, when you adjust TREBLE, you
are actually adjusting the 10KHz frequency band.
●● Soundbar is a Samsung proprietary name.
●● Operate the TV using the TV's remote control.
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ENG
Remote Control Buttons and Functions
REMOTE CONTROL
Power
Turns the Soundbar on and off.
Volume
Adjusts the volume level of the unit.
Play / Pause
Press the +# button to pause the playing of a file temporarily.
Press the +# button again to play the selected file.
Skip Back
If there is more than one file on the device you are playing, and you
press the [ button, the previous file is selected.
SOUND EFFECT
You can select from 5 different sound modes - MUSIC, VOICE,
SPORTS, CINEMA, SMART VOLUME, and STANDARD - depending on
the content you want to listen to.
Select the STANDARD mode if you want to enjoy the original sound.
* Smart Volume
Smart Volume regulates and stabilizes the volume level and
prevents drastic volume changes caused by a channel change or
scene transition.
Bluetooth POWER
Press the Bluetooth POWER button on the remote to turn the
Bluetooth POWER On function on and off.
See pages 19 and 20 for details.
Surr.Sound (Surround Sound Expansion)
Surr.Sound adds depth and spaciousness to the sound. Pressing the
Surr.Sound button repeatedly cycles through the Surr.Sound settings:
AUTO, ON, OFF.
++Installing the Battery in the Remote Control
1. Use a suitable coin to turn the
remote control's battery cover
counterclockwise to remove it
as shown in the figure above.
2. Insert a 3V lithium battery. Keep the
positive (+) pole facing up when
inserting the battery. Put the battery
cover on and align the '●' marks side
by side as shown in the figure above.
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3. Use a suitable coin to
turn the remote control
battery cover clockwise
as far as it will go to fix
it in place.
INSTALLATION
INSTALLATION
ENG
●● This Soundbar is compatible with 2014
HU7, HU8, and HU9 series Samsung UHD
curved TVs (except the HU7100 models).
For a detailed list of compatible TV
models, please refer to the Samsung web
site.
TV
TV-mounted Installation
3. Place the TV screen-side down on the curved
packaging foam that came with the TV.
For a TV-mounted installation with a physically
compatible, wall-mounted Samsung TV.
NOT recommended for installation on curved
TVs 78" or larger.
●● Do not place the TV screen-side down on a
flat surface. You can crack the panel.

4. Remove the TV's stand if the stand is attached,
and then insert the bracket guide into the notches
on the bottom of the TV. Make sure the screw
holes in the Bracket-Mount line up with the screw
holes in the TV.
●● The TV-mounted installation is for
compatible wall-mounted Samsung TVs
only and requires that you remove the
TV's stand. If you remove the TV's stand
and replace it with the Curved Soundbar,
and then stand the TV on a flat surface,
the TV may tip over.
●● Do not place objects on top of the
Soundbar if it is TV mounted.
5. Fasten the Bracket-Mount to the TV using the
remaining 4 Holder-Screws 2.
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
6. After attaching the Bracket-Mount, mount the TV
on the wall.
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
1. Place the Soundbar as shown in the illustration,
ensuring that none of its buttons touch the
surface it is lying on.
2. Fasten the four Holder-Screws 1 and four of the
Holder-Screws 2 to the four holes in the
Soundbar, as shown in the illustration.
●● When handling a TV, do not touch the
screen and do not subject it to excessive
pressure or a sudden impact.
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INSTALLATION
Method 2. For a free-standing installation or an
installation with a physically incompatible TV

Soundbar base
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
TV base, with Bracket-Mount attached
7. With the TV mounted on the wall, align the
Soundbar’s center with the Bracket-Mount on the
bottom of the TV, and then push the Soundbar
onto the Bracket-Mount as far as it will go, as
shown in the illustration.
1. Place the Soundbar as shown in the illustration,
ensuring that none of the buttons touch the
surface it is lying on.
2. Fasten two Holder-Screws 2 to the HolderSupports as shown in the illustration.
8. Fasten the Holder-Fix Mount to the Soundbar,
and then turn it clockwise by hand to fix the
Soundbar to the Bracket-Mount.
9. The TV-mounted installation is complete.
Standing Installation
Method 1. For a standing installation with a
compatible Samsung TV

3. Center the Soundbar on the flat area in front of
the TV.
Align the Soundbar’s center with the center of the
base of the TV, and then carefully push it onto the
stand as far as it will go, as shown in the illustration.
Be careful not to unbalance the TV.
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INSTALLATION
Assembling the Clampwire
ENG
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL
IN
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
Clamp-Wire
OPTICAL
AUX IN
IN
AUX IN
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL
IN
AUX IN
Attach the clamp-wire to the unit as shown, and
then run the cables through the clamp-wire to keep
them neat.
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CONNECTIONS
CONNECTIONS
Connecting the Wireless Subwoofer
The Subwoofer's linking ID is preset at the factory and the main unit and subwoofer should link (connect
) does not
wirelessly) automatically when the main unit and subwoofer are turned on. If the Link indicator (
light when the main unit and subwoofer are turned on, please set the ID by following the procedure below.
ID SET
ID SET
●● If the main unit is powered off, the
wireless subwoofer will be in standby
mode and the STANDBY LED on the upper
side will come on after the Link indicator
(Blue LED) blinks for 30 seconds.
●● If you use a device that uses the same
frequency (2.4GHz) as the Soundbar near
the Soundbar, interference may cause
some sound interruption.
●● The transmission distance of the wireless
signal between the main unit and
subwoofer is about 33 ft, but may vary
depending on your operating
environment. If a steel-concrete or metallic
wall is between the main unit and the
wireless subwoofer, the system may not
operate at all, because the wireless signal
cannot penetrate metal.
●● If the main unit doesn't make a wireless
connection, follow steps 1-5 in the left
hand column to re-set the connection
between the main unit and wireless
subwoofer.
1. Plug the power cords of the main unit and
subwoofer into an AC wall outlet.
2. Press the ID SET button on the back of the
subwoofer with a small, pointed object for
5 seconds.
• The STANDBY indicator is turned off and the
LINK indicator (Blue LED) blinks quickly.
3. While the main unit is powered off (in STANDBY
(Mute) on the
mode), press and hold the
remote control for 5 seconds.
4. The ID SET message appears on the Soundbar's
display.
5. To finalize the link, turn the main unit’s power on
while the subwoofer’s Blue LED blinks.
• The main unit and the subwoofer should now
be linked (connected).
• The Link indicator (Blue LED) on the
subwoofer should be on.
• If the Link indicator is not solid blue, the
linking process has failed. Turn off the main
unit and start again from Step 2.
●● The wireless receiving antenna is built into
the wireless subwoofer. Keep the unit
away from water and moisture.
●● For optimal listening performance, make
sure that the area around the wireless
subwoofer location is clear of any
obstructions.
• You can enjoy better sound from the wireless
subwoofer by selecting a Sound Effect.
(See page 10)
●● Before moving or installing the product,
be sure to turn off the power and
disconnect the power cord.
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CONNECTIONS
Connecting an External Device using an HDMI cable
HDMI prevents any degradation to the signal due to conversion to analog and maintains the video and
audio quality of the original digital source.
HDMI Cable
(not supplied)
HDMI IN
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI OUT
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
HDMI IN
OPTICAL
HDMI Cable
(not supplied)
Digital Devices
HDMI OUT
IN
AUX IN
HDMI IN
●● We recommend you use a coreless HDMI
cable if possible. If you use a cored HDMI
cable, use one whose diameter is less than
0.55 inches.
HDMI IN
Connect an HDMI cable (not supplied) from the
HDMI IN jack on the back of the product to the
HDMI OUT jack on your digital device.
ARC (HDMI OUT)
and,
The ARC function allows digital audio to output via
the HDMI OUT (ARC) port.
It can be enabled only when the Soundbar is
connected to a TV that supports the ARC function
HDMI OUT (TV)
Connect an HDMI cable (not supplied) from the
HDMI OUT (TV) jack on the back of the product to
the HDMI IN jack on your TV.
●● Anynet+ must be turned on.
●● This function is not available if the HDMI
cable does not support ARC.
●● HDMI is an interface that enables the
digital transmission of video and audio
data with just a single connector.
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ENG
HDMI is the standard digital interface for connecting to TVs, projectors, DVD players, Blu-ray players, set top
boxes, and more.
CONNECTIONS
Connecting an External Device using Audio (analog)
cable or Optical (digital) cable
This unit comes equipped with one optical in digital jack and one audio analog in jack, giving you two ways to
connect it to a TV.
Optical Cable
(not supplied)
BD / DVD player
/ Set-top box /
Game console
HDMI OUT
OPTICAL OUT
OPTICAL IN
HDMI IN
OPTICAL
or
IN
HDMI OUT
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
AUX IN
Audio Cable
AUX OUT
AUX IN
AUX IN
●● Do not connect the power cord of this
product or your TV to a wall outlet until all
connections between components are
complete.
●● Before moving or installing this product,
be sure to turn off the power and
disconnect the power cord.
Connect AUX IN (Audio) on the main unit to the
AUDIO OUT jack of the TV or Source Device.
Change the function to AUX.
or,
OPTICAL IN
Connect OPTICAL IN (Audio) on the main unit to the
OPTICAL OUT jack of the TV or Source Device.
Change the function to D.IN.
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FUNCTIONS
FUNCTIONS
ENG
Input mode
Press the
(Function) button on the main unit’s top panel or the SOURCE button on the remote control
to select the mode you want.
The unit turns off automatically in the following
situations.
Input mode
Display
Optical Digital input
D.IN
AUX input
AUX
-- If there is no audio signal for 25 minutes.
HDMI input
HDMI
BLUETOOTH mode
BT
●● AUX Mode
To turn the Auto Power Down function ON or
OFF, press and hold the p button for 5 seconds.
AUTO POWER DOWN ON / OFF appears on the
display.
TV SoundConnect
TV
USB mode
USB
●● D.IN / HDMI / BT / TV / USB / ARC Mode
-- If the AUX cable is disconnected for
25 minutes.
-- If there is no KEY input for 8 hours when the
AUX cable is connected.
ARC (HDMI OUT)
The ARC (Audio Return Channel) function allows digital audio to output via the HDMI OUT (ARC) port.
HDMI Cable
1. Connect a TV supporting ARC to the Soundbar with an HDMI cable.
2. Turn on the TV, and then turn on the Soundbar’s Anynet+ function.
(Function) button on the main unit’s top panel or the SOURCE button on the remote
3. Press the
control to select the D.IN mode.
●● If the HDMI cable does not support the ARC feature, ARC will not work.
●● To turn off the ARC function, turn Anynet+ off.
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FUNCTIONS
Bluetooth
You can connect a Bluetooth device to the Soundbar and enjoy music with high quality stereo sound, all
without wires!
++To connect the Soundbar to a Bluetooth device
Check if the Bluetooth device supports the Bluetooth compliant stereo headset function.
Connect
Bluetooth device
1. Press the
(Function) button on the main
unit’s top panel or the SOURCE button on the
remote control to select the BT mode.
●● If asked for PIN code when connecting a
Bluetooth device, enter <0000>.
●● Only one Bluetooth device can be paired
at a time.
●● The Bluetooth connection will be terminated
when you turn the Soundbar off.
●● The Soundbar may not perform Bluetooth
search or connection correctly under the
following circumstances:
-- If there is a strong electrical field around
the Soundbar.
-- If several Bluetooth devices are
simultaneously paired with the
Soundbar.
-- If the Bluetooth device is turned off,
not in place, or malfunctions.
-- Note that such devices as microwave
ovens, wireless LAN adaptors,
fluorescent lights, and gas stoves use
the same frequency range as the
Bluetooth device, which can cause
electric interference.
●● The Soundbar supports SBC data
(44.1kHz, 48kHz).
●● Connect only to a Bluetooth device that
supports the A2DP (AV) function.
●● You cannot connect the Soundbar to a
Bluetooth device that supports only the HF
(Hands Free) function.
●● Once you have paired the Soundbar to a
Bluetooth device, selecting "[Samsung]
Soundbar" from the device's scanned
devices list will automatically change the
Soundbar to BT mode.
• You will see BT READY on the front display of
the Soundbar.
2. Select the Bluetooth menu on the Bluetooth
device you want to connect. (Refer to the
Bluetooth device's user manual.)
3. Select the Stereo headset menu on the Bluetooth
device.
• You will see a list of scanned devices.
4. Select "[Samsung] Soundbar" from the list.
• When the Soundbar is connected to the
Bluetooth device, it will display [Bluetooth
device name]  BT on the front display.
• The device name can only be displayed in
English. An underline " _ " will be displayed if
the name is not in English.
• If the Bluetooth device has failed to pair with
the Soundbar, delete the previous "[Samsung]
Soundbar" found by the Bluetooth device and
have it search for the Soundbar again.
5. Play music on the connected device.
• You can listen to the music playing on the
connected Bluetooth device over the
Soundbar.
• In BT mode, the Play / Pause / Next / Prev
functions are not available. However, these
functions are available in Bluetooth devices
supporting AVRCP.
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FUNCTIONS
++Bluetooth POWER On (Bluetooth POWER)
1. Press the Bluetooth POWER on the remote while the Soundbar is turned on.
2. BLUETOOTH POWER ON appears on the Soundbar's display.
●● Available only if the Soundbar is listed among the Bluetooth device’s paired devices. (The Bluetooth
device and the Soundbar must have been previously paired at least once.)
●● Soundbar will appear in the Bluetooth device’s searched devices list only when the Soundbar is
displaying BT READY.
●● In the TV SoundConnect mode, the Soundbar cannot be paired to another Bluetooth device.
++To disconnect the Bluetooth device from the Soundbar
You can disconnect the Bluetooth device from the Soundbar. For instructions, see the Bluetooth device's user
manual.
●● The Soundbar will be disconnected.
●● When the Soundbar is disconnected from the Bluetooth device, the Soundbar will display
BT DISCONNECTED on the front display.
++To disconnect the Soundbar from the Bluetooth device
Press the SOURCE button on the remote control or the
(Function) button on the product's top panel to
switch from BT to another mode or turn off the Soundbar.
●● The connected Bluetooth device will wait a certain amount of time for a response from the Soundbar
before terminating the connection. (Disconnection time may differ, depending on the Bluetooth device)
●● In Bluetooth connection mode, the Bluetooth connection will be lost if the distance between the
Soundbar and the Bluetooth device exceeds 16.25 ft.
●● The Soundbar automatically turns off after 25 minutes in the Ready state.
More About Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a technology that enables Bluetooth-compliant devices to interconnect easily with each other
using a short wireless connection.
●● A Bluetooth device may cause noise or malfunction, depending on usage, when:
-- A part of your body is in contact with the receiving/transmitting system of the Bluetooth device or the
Soundbar.
-- It is subject to electrical variation from obstructions caused by a wall, corner, or office partition.
-- It is exposed to electrical interference from same frequency-band devices including medical equipment,
microwave ovens, and wireless LANs.
●● Pair the Soundbar with the Bluetooth device while they are close together.
●● The further the distance between the Soundbar and Bluetooth device, the worse the quality is.
If the distance exceeds the Bluetooth operational range, the connection is lost.
●● In poor reception areas, the Bluetooth connection may not work properly.
●● The Bluetooth connection only works when it is close to the unit. The connection will be automatically cut
off if the Bluetooth device is out of range. Even within range, the sound quality may be degraded by
obstacles such as walls or doors.
●● This wireless device may cause electric interference during its operation.
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ENG
When the Bluetooth POWER On function is on and the Soundbar is turned off, if a previously paired
Bluetooth device tries to pair with the Soundbar, the Soundbar turns on automatically.
FUNCTIONS
TV SoundConnect
You can enjoy TV sound through your Soundbar when it is connected to a Samsung TV that supports the TV
SoundConnect function.
++Connecting a TV to the Soundbar
Connect
1. Turn on the TV and Soundbar.
• Turn on the menu of the TV.
• Move to Speaker Settings on "Sound" tab.
• Set the "Add New Device" menu to "On".
(Function) button on the main
2. Press the
unit’s top panel or the SOURCE button on the
remote control to select the TV mode.
3. On the TV, a message asking whether to enable
the TV SoundConnect function appears.
"[Samsung] Soundbar" is also displayed on the
TV screen.
4. Select <Yes> to finish connecting the TV and
Soundbar using the TV's remote control.
●● Switching the Soundbar’s mode from TV
to another mode automatically terminates
TV SoundConnect.
●● To connect the Soundbar to another TV, the
existing connection must be terminated.
●● Terminate the connection to the existing
TV, and then press the p button on the
remote control for 5 seconds to connect
to another TV.
●● The TV SoundConnect (SoundShare)
function is supported by some Samsung
TVs released from 2012 on. Check
whether your TV supports the TV
SoundConnect (SoundShare) function
before you begin. (For further information,
refer to the TV’s user manual.)
●● If your Samsung TV was released before
2014, check the SoundShare setting menu.
●● If the distance between the TV and
Soundbar exceeds 16.25 ft, the connection
may not be stable or the audio may stutter.
If this occurs, relocate the TV or Soundbar
so that they are within operational range,
and then re-establish the TV
SoundConnect connection.
●● TV SoundConnect Operational Ranges:
-- Recommended pairing range: within
20 inches
-- Recommended operational range:
within 16.25 ft.
●● The Play/Pause, Next, and Prev buttons
on the Soundbar or Soundbar's remote
do not control the TV.
++Using the Bluetooth POWER On
function
The Bluetooth POWER On function is available after
you have successfully connected the Soundbar to a
Bluetooth compatible TV using TV SoundConnect.
When the Bluetooth POWER On function is ON,
turning the connected TV on or off will turn the
Soundbar's power on and off as well.
1. Connect the TV to your Soundbar using the TV
SoundConnect function.
2. Press the Bluetooth POWER button on the
Soundbar remote. BLUETOOTH POWER ON
appears on the Soundbar's display.
• BLUETOOTH POWER ON : The Soundbar turns
on and off when you turn the TV on or off.
• BLUETOOTH POWER OFF : The Soundbar
only turns off when you turn the TV off.
●● This function is supported by some
Samsung TVs released from 2013 on.
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FUNCTIONS
USB
You can play music files located on USB storage devices through the Soundbar.
ENG
Display
USB port
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
1. Connect the USB device to the USB port on the
back of the product.
●● Do not remove the USB device while it is
(Function) button on the main
2. Press the
unit’s top panel or the SOURCE button on the
remote control to select the USB mode.
●● DRM-protected music files (MP3, WMA) from
commercial web sites cannot be played.
3. USB appears on the display screen.
●● Mobile phone devices are not supported.
transferring files.
●● External HDDs are not supported.
• The Soundbar connection to the USB device is
complete.
●● File Format Type Compatibility list:
• The Soundbar automatically turns off (Auto
Power Off) if no USB device has been
connected for more than 25 minutes.
Format
++Before you connect a USB device
*.mp3
Codec
Sampling Rate
MPEG 1 Layer2
Be aware of the following:
MPEG 1 Layer3
MPEG 2 Layer3
MPEG 2.5 Layer3
●● If the file name of a file or folder on a USB device
exceeds 10 characters, it is not displayed on the
Soundbar's display.
*.wma
●● This product may not be compatible with certain
types of USB storage media.
●● The Soundbar supports the FAT16 and FAT32 file
systems.
Wave_Format_
MSAudio2
AAC
*.aac
-- The NTFS file system is not supported.
AAC-LC
HE-AAC
●● Connect USB devices directly to the USB port of
the product. Otherwise, you may encounter a
USB compatibility problem.
*.wav
-
*.ogg
OGG 1.1.0
●● Do not connect multiple storage devices to the
product via a multi-card reader. It may not
operate properly.
*.flac
FLAC 1.1.0, FLAC
1.2.1
●● Digital camera PTP protocols are not supported.
16KHz ~ 48KHz
Wave_Format_
MSAudio1
16KHz ~ 96KHz
24KHz ~ 96KHz
16KHz ~ 48KHz
16KHz ~ 96KHz
●● If there are too many folders and files
stored in the USB device, reading may
take some time.
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FUNCTIONS
●● Once the software update is completed,
turn off the product and then press and
hold the ( p ) button on the remote
control for more than 5 seconds. “INIT”
appears on the display and the unit is
powered off. The updgrade is complete.
●● Do not format the USB device in the NTFS
format. The Soundbar does not support
the NTFS file system.
●● Depending on the manufacturer, some
USB devices may not be supported.
Software Update
HDMI OUT (TV)
HDMI IN
OPTICAL IN
AUX IN
Samsung may offer updates for the Soundbar's
system firmware in the future.
If an update is offered, you can update the firmware
by connecting a USB device with the firmware
update stored on it to the USB port on your
Soundbar.
Auto Power Link
If you have connected the main unit to a TV with
a digital optical cable, set the Auto Power
function ON to have the Soundbar turn on
automatically when you turn the TV on.
Note that if there are multiple update files, you must
load them onto the USB device singly and use them
to update the firmware one file at a time.
Please visit samsung.com or contact the Samsung
call center to receive more information about
downloading updates files.
●● I nsert a USB device containing the
firmware update into the USB port on the
main unit.
●● Updating firmware may not work properly
if audio files supported by the Soundbar
are stored in the USB storage device.
●● Do not disconnect the power or remove
the USB device while updates are being
applied. The main unit will turn off
automatically after completing the
firmware update.
●● After the update, all settings are reset to
their factory default settings. We
recommend you write down your settings
so that you can easily reset them after the
update. Note that updating firmware
resets the subwoofer connection too.
If connection to the subwoofer is not
re-established automatically after the
update, refer to page 14.
If the firmware fails to update, we
recommend formatting the USB device in
FAT16 and trying again.
AUTO POWER
LINK
Display
ON
ANYNET+ OFF /
POWER LINK ON
OFF
ANYNET+ ON /
POWER LINK OFF
1. Connect the Soundbar and an External Device
with an Optical cable.
(Function) button on the main
2. Press the
unit’s top panel or the SOURCE button on the
remote control to select the D.IN mode.
3. Press the Anynet+ button on the remote
control to toggle the Auto Power Link function
on and off.
●● Depending on the connected device,
Auto Power Link may not function.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
TROUBLESHOOTING
The unit will not turn on.
¼¼Connect the power plug to the outlet.
•Is the power cord plugged into the outlet?
A function does not work when the button is pressed.
¼¼Disconnect the power plug and connect it again.
•Is there static electricity in the air?
Sound is not produced.
•Is the Mute function on?
¼¼Press the
function.
•Is the volume set to minimum?
(Mute) button to cancel the
¼¼Adjust the Volume.
The remote control does not work.
•Are the batteries drained?
¼¼Replace with new batteries.
•Is the distance between the remote control and
main unit too far?
¼¼Move closer to the unit.
The TV SoundConnect (TV pairing) failed.
•Does your TV support TV SoundConnect?
¼¼TV SoundConnect is supported by some
Samsung TVs released from 2012 on. Check your
TV to see if it supports TV SoundConnect.
•Is your TV firmware the latest version?
¼¼Update your TV with the latest firmware.
•Does an error occur when connecting?
¼¼Contact the Samsung call center.
•Reset the TV MODE and connect again.
¼¼Press and hold the p button for 5 seconds to
reset the TV SoundConnect connection.
The red LED on the subwoofer blinks and the subwoofer is not producing sound.
•Your subwoofer may not be connected to the
main body of the product.
¼¼ Try to connect your subwoofer again.
(See Page 14)
The subwoofer drones and vibrates noticeably.
•Try to adjust the vibration of your subwoofer.
¼¼Press the EQUALIZER WOOFER button on your
remote control to adjust its value (between SW-6
and SW+6).
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ENG
Refer to the table below when this product does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is
not listed below or if the instructions below do not help, turn off the product, disconnect the power cord, and
contact Samsung Electronics at 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864).
APPENDIX
APPENDIX
Specifications
Model name
HW-H7500 / HW-H7501
DC 24V
Main Unit
Power Supply Subwoofer
(PS-WH7500 / PS-WH7501)
AC 120V ~ 60Hz
Standby Power Consumption
0.4W
Main Unit
Power
Consumption Subwoofer
(PS-WH7500 / PS-WH7501)
GENERAL
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
Main Unit
8.82lbs
Subwoofer
(PS-WH7500 / PS-WH7501)
18.63lbs
Main Unit
48.43 x 1.65 x 6.69 inches
Subwoofer
(PS-WH7500 / PS-WH7501)
11.46 x 14.6 x 11.46 inches
Operating Temperature Range
+41°F to +95°F
Operating Humidity Range
10 % to 75 %
Main Unit
AMPLIFIER
20W
5V / 0.5A
USB
Weight
45W
Rated Output
Subwoofer
Power
(PS-WH7500 / PS-WH7501)
20W/CH, 8ohm, THD=10%, 1KHz
160W, 3ohm, THD=10%, 100Hz
S/N Ratio (Analog Input)
65 dB
Separation (1kHz)
65 dB
* S/N ratio, distortion, separation, and usable sensitivity are based on measurements using AES (Audio
Engineering Society) guidelines.
* Nominal specification
-- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd reserves the right to change the specifications without notice.
-- Weight and dimensions are approximate.
-- Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler.
To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect or call,
(877) 278 - 0799
※※ Open Source License Notice
-- To send inquiries and requests regarding open sources, contact Samsung via Email
(oss.request@samsung.com).
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Warranty
LIMITED WARRANTY TO ORIGINAL PURCHASER
This SAMSUNG brand product, as supplied and distributed by Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SAMSUNG) and
delivered new, in the original carton to the original consumer purchaser, is warranted by SAMSUNG against
manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for a limited warranty period of:
One (1) Year Parts and Labor*
(*90 Days Parts and Labor for Commercial Use)
This limited warranty begins on the original date of purchase, and is valid only on products purchased and used in the
United States. To receive warranty service, the purchaser must contact SAMSUNG for problem determination and service
procedures. Warranty service can only be performed by a SAMSUNG authorized service center. The original dated bill of
sale must be presented upon request as proof of purchase to SAMSUNG or SAMSUNG's authorized service center.
Transportation of the product to and from the service center is the responsibility of the purchaser.
SAMSUNG will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or
reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above. All
replaced parts and products become the property of SAMSUNG and must be returned to SAMSUNG. Replacement
parts and products assume the remaining original warranty, or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer.
SAMSUNG’s obligations with respect to software products distributed by SAMSUNG under the SAMSUNG brand
name are set forth in the applicable end user license agreement. Non-SAMSUNG hardware and software products, if
provided, are on an “AS IS” basis. Non-SAMSUNG manufacturers, suppliers, publishers, and service providers may
provide their own warranties.
This limited warranty covers manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship encountered in normal, and except
to the extent otherwise expressly provided for in this statement, noncommercial use of this product, and shall not apply
to the following, including, but not limited to: damage which occurs in shipment; delivery and installation; applications
and uses for which this product was not intended; altered product or serial numbers; cosmetic damage or exterior
finish; accidents, abuse, neglect, fire, water, lightning or other acts of nature; use of products, equipment, systems,
utilities, services, parts, supplies, accessories, applications, installations, repairs, external wiring or connectors not
supplied and authorized by SAMSUNG, or which damage this product or result in service problems; incorrect electrical
line voltage, fluctuations and surges; customer adjustments and failure to follow operating instructions, cleaning,
maintenance and environmental instructions that are covered and prescribed in the instruction book; product removal
or reinstallation; reception problems and distortion related to noise, echo, interference or other signal transmission and
delivery problems. SAMSUNG does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the product.
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ANYONE OTHER THAN THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THIS PRODUCT, IS NONTRANSFERABLE AND STATES YOUR
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Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental
or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
To obtain warranty hardware service, please contact SAMSUNG customer care center.
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