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HTL2163B
Contents
1Important
2
Help and support
2
Safety2
Care for your product
3
Care of the environment
3
Compliance3
2 Your SoundBar
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Main unit
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Remote control
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Connectors5
3 Connect and set up
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Placement6
Connect to TV
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Connect audio from TV and other devices7
4 Use your SoundBar
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5 Update software
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6 Wall mount
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7 Product specifications
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8Troubleshooting
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Adjust the volume
Choose your sound
Play audio through Bluetooth
MP3 player
USB storage devices
Auto standby
Set display brightness
Apply factory settings
Check software version
Update software via USB
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1Important
Read and understand all instructions before you
use your product. If damage is caused by failure
to follow instructions, the warranty does not
apply.
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Help and support
For extensive online support, visit
www.philips.com/support to:
• download the user manual and the quick
start guide
• watch video tutorials (available only for
selected models)
• find answers to frequently answered
questions (FAQs)
• email us a question
• chat with our support representative.
Follow the instructions on the website to select
your language, and then enter your product
model number.
Alternatively, you can contact Consumer Care
in your country. Before you contact, note down
the model number and serial number of your
product. You can find this information on the
back or bottom of your product.
Safety
Risk of electric shock or fire!
• Never expose the product and accessories
to rain or water. Never place liquid
containers, such as vases, near the product.
If liquids are spilt on or into the product,
disconnect it from the power outlet
immediately. Contact Consumer Care to
have the product checked before use.
• Never place the product and accessories
near naked flames or other heat sources,
including direct sunlight.
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Never insert objects into the ventilation
slots or other openings on the product.
Where the mains plug or an appliance
coupler is used as the disconnect device,
the disconnect device shall remain readily
operable.
Disconnect the product from the power
outlet before lightning storms.
When you disconnect the power cord,
always pull the plug, never the cable.
Risk of short circuit or fire!
• Before you connect the product to the
power outlet, ensure that the power
voltage matches the value printed on the
back or bottom of the product. Never
connect the product to the power outlet if
the voltage is different.
Risk of injury or damage to this product!
• Never place the product or any objects
on power cords or on other electrical
equipment.
• If the product is transported in
temperatures below 5°C, unpack the
product and wait until its temperature
matches room temperature before
connecting it to the power outlet.
• Parts of this product can be made of
glass. Handle with care to avoid injury and
damage.
Risk of overheating!
• Never install this product in a confined
space. Always leave a space of at least four
inches around the product for ventilation.
Ensure curtains or other objects never
cover the ventilation slots on the product.
Risk of contamination!
• Do not mix batteries (old and new or
carbon and alkaine, etc.).
• Danger of explosion if batteries are
incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the
same or equivalent type.
• Remove batteries if they are exhausted or
if the remote control is not to be used for
a long time.
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Batteries contain chemical substances, they
should be disposed of properly.
Risk of swallowing batteries!
• The product/remote control may contain
a coin/button type battery, which can be
swallowed. Keep the battery out of reach
of children at all times! If swallowed, the
battery can cause serious injury or death.
Severe internal burns can occur within two
hours of ingestion.
• If you suspect that a battery has been
swallowed or placed inside any part of the
body, seek immediate medical attention.
• When you change the batteries, always
keep all new and used batteries out of
reach of children. Ensure that the battery
compartment is completely secure after
you replace the battery.
• If the battery compartment cannot be
completely secured, discontinue use of the
product. Keep out of reach of children and
contact the manufacturer.
This is CLASS II apparatus with double
insulation, and no protective earth provided.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is
attached to a product it means that the product
is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/
EC. Please inform yourself about the local
separate collection system for electrical and
electronic products.
Please act according to your local rules and
do not dispose of your old products with your
normal household waste.
Correct disposal of your old product helps to
prevent potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health.
Your product contains batteries covered by the
European Directive 2006/66/EC, which cannot
be disposed with normal household waste.
Please inform yourself about the local rules
on separate collection of batteries because
correct disposal helps to prevent negative
consequences for the environmental and
human health.
Compliance
Care for your product
Use only microfiber cloth to clean the product.
Care of the environment
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
This product complies with the radio interference
requirements of the European Community.
Hereby, WOOX Innovations declares that
this product is in compliance with the
essential requirements and other relevant
provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. You
can find the Declaration of Conformity on
www.p4c.philips.com.
Copyright in the U.K.
Recording and playback of material may require
consent. See Copyright Act 1956 and The
Performer’s Protection Acts 1958 to 1972.
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2 Your SoundBar
Congratulations on your purchase, and
welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from
the support that Philips offers, register your
SoundBar at www.philips.com/welcome.
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Main unit
This section includes an overview of the main
unit.
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(Standby-On/Standby indicator)
• Switch the SoundBar on or to standby.
• When the SoundBar is in standby, the
standby indicator turns red.
(Standby-On)
Switch the SoundBar on or to standby.
b SOURCE
Select an input source for the SoundBar.
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c Display panel
b Source buttons
HDMI ARC: Switch your source to HDMI
ARC connection.
: Switch to Bluetooth mode.
USB: Switch to USB mode.
OPTICAL: Switch your audio source to
the optical connection.
COAX: Switch your audio source to the
coaxial connection.
AUDIO IN: Switch your audio source to
the MP3 connection (3.5mm jack).
AUX: Switch your audio source to the
AUX connection.
d +/- (Volume)
Increase or decrease volume.
Remote control
This section includes an overview of the
remote control.
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/ (Previous/Next)
Skip to the previous or next track in USB
mode.
d
(Play/Pause)
• Start, pause or resume play in USB
mode.
e BASS +/Increase or decrease bass.
f Volume control
• +/-: Increase or decrease volume.
•
: Mute or restore volume.
g SOUND
Select a sound mode.
a DIGITAL IN-COAXIAL
Connect to a coaxial audio output on the
TV or a digital device.
b AUX IN (L/R)
Connect to an analog audio output on the
TV or an analog device.
c DIGITAL IN-OPTICAL
Connect to an optical audio output on the
TV or a digital device.
d DC IN
Connect to the power supply.
h SURROUND ON/OFF
Select surround or stereo sound.
e HDMI OUT (ARC) - TO TV
Connect to the HDMI input on the TV.
i AUDIO SYNC +/Increase or decrease audio delay.
j DIM
Set the brightness of SoundBar display
panel.
k NIGHT
Turn night mode on or off.
l TREBLE +/Increase or decrease treble.
f SUBWOOFER
Connect to the supplied subwoofer.
g
(USB)
• Audio input from a USB storage
device.
• Upgrade software of this product.
• Charge a USB device.
h AUDIO IN
• Audio input from, for example, an MP3
player (3.5mm jack).
Connectors
This section includes an overview of the
connectors available on your SoundBar.
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3 Connect and set
up
This section helps you connect your SoundBar
to a TV and other devices, and then set it up.
For information about the basic connections of
your SoundBar and accessories, see the quick
start guide.
Note
•• For identification and supply ratings, see the type plate
Connect to TV
Connect your SoundBar to a TV. You can listen
to audio from TV programs through your
SoundBar. Use the best quality connection
available on your SoundBar and TV.
Connect to TV through HDMI (ARC)
Your SoundBar supports HDMI with Audio
Return Channel (ARC). If your TV is HDMI ARC
compliant, you can hear the TV audio through
your SoundBar by using a single HDMI cable.
at the back or bottom of the product.
•• Before you make or change any connections, make sure
that all devices are disconnected from the power outlet.
TV
Placement
Place the subwoofer at least 1 meter (3 feet)
away from your SoundBar, and ten centimeters
away from the wall.
For best results, place your subwoofer as shown
below.
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Using a High Speed HDMI cable, connect
the HDMI OUT (ARC)-TO TV connector
on your SoundBar to the HDMI ARC
connector on the TV.
• The HDMI ARC connector on the TV
might be labeled differently. For details,
see the TV user manual.
On your TV, turn on HDMI-CEC
operations. For details, see the TV user
manual.
Note
•• If your TV is not HDMI ARC compliant, connect
an audio cable to hear the TV audio through your
SoundBar (see 'Connect audio from TV and other
devices' on page 7).
•• If your TV has a DVI connector, you can use an HDMI/
DVI adapter to connect to TV. However, some of the
features may not be available.
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Connect audio from TV and
other devices
Play audio from TV or other devices through
your Soundbar speakers.
Use the best quality connection available on
your TV, Soundbar, and other devices.
Option 2: Connect audio through a
digital coaxial cable
Good quality audio
Note
•• When your Soundbar and TV are connected through
HDMI ARC, an audio connection is not required. (see
'Connect to TV through HDMI (ARC)' on page 6)
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Option 1: Connect audio through a
digital optical cable
Best quality audio
TV
Using a coaxial cable, connect the
COAXIAL connector on your SoundBar
to the COAXIAL/DIGITAL OUT
connector on the TV or other device.
• The digital coaxial connector might be
labeled DIGITAL AUDIO OUT.
Option 3: Connect audio through
analog audio cables
Basic quality audio
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Using an optical cable, connect the
OPTICAL connector on your SoundBar to
the OPTICAL OUT connector on the TV
or other device.
• The digital optical connector might be
labeled SPDIF or SPDIF OUT.
Using an analog cable, connect the AUX
connectors on your SoundBar to the
AUDIO OUT connectors on the TV or
other device.
DVD
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4 Use your
SoundBar
• BRIGHT: Spice up your dull movies
and music with added sound effects.
• CLEAR: Hear every detail in your
music and clear voices in your movies.
• WARM: Experience spoken words and
music vocals in comfort.
• PERSONAL: Personalize the sound
based on your preferences.
This section helps you use the SoundBar to play
audio from connected devices.
Before you start
• Make the necessary connections described
in the quick start guide and the user
manual.
• Switch the SoundBar to the correct source
for other devices.
Surround sound mode
Experience an immersive audio experience with
surround sound modes.
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Adjust the volume
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Press +/- (Volume) to increase or decrease
a volume level.
• To mute sound, press (Mute).
• To restore the sound, press (Mute)
again or press +/- (Volume).
Equalizer
Change the high frequency (treble) and low
frequency (bass) settings of the SoundBar.
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Choose your sound
This section helps you choose the ideal sound
for your video or music.
Sound mode
Select predefined sound modes to suit your
video or music.
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Press SOUND to select a sound option
from the display panel.
• AUTO: Automatically select a sound
setting based on the sound stream.
• POWERFUL: Enjoy thrilling arcade
sounds, ideal for action-packed videos
and loud parties.
• BALANCED: Experience the original
sound of your movies and music,
without added sound effects.
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Press SURROUND ON/OFF to turn
surround mode on or off.
• On: Create a surround listening
experience.
• Off: Two-channel stereo sound. Ideal
for listening to music.
Press TREBLE +/- or BASS +/- to change
the frequency.
Synchronize video and sound
If the audio and video are not synchronized,
delay the audio to match the video.
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Press AUDIO SYNC +/- to synchronize
the audio with the video.
Night mode
For quiet listening, night mode decreases the
volume of loud sounds when audio is played.
Night mode is only available for Dolby Digital
soundtracks.
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Press NIGHT to turn night mode on or
off.
Play audio through Bluetooth
Through Bluetooth, connect the SoundBar with
your Bluetooth device (such as an iPad, iPhone,
iPod touch, Android phone, or laptop), and then
you can listen to the audio files stored on the
device through your SoundBar speakers.
What you need
• A Bluetooth device which supports
Bluetooth profile A2DP, AVRCP and with
Bluetooth version as 3.0 + EDR.
• The maximum operational range between
the SoundBar and a Bluetooth device is
approximately 10 meters (30 feet).
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Press on the remote control to switch
the SoundBar to Bluetooth mode.
»» BT is displayed on the display panel,
blinking.
On the Bluetooth device, switch on
Bluetooth, search for and select PHILIPS
HTL2163B to start connection (see the
user manual of the Bluetooth device on
how to enable Bluetooth).
»» During connection, BT on the display
panel blinks.
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To exit Bluetooth, select other source.
• When your switch back to Bluetooth
mode, Bluetooth connection remains
active.
Note
•• The music streaming may be interrupted by obstacles
between the device and SoundBar, such as wall, metallic
casing that covers the device, or other devices nearby
that operate in the same frequency.
•• If you want to connect your SoundBar with another
Bluetooth device, press and hold on the remote
control to disconnect the currently connected
Bluetooth device.
MP3 player
Connect your MP3 player to play your audio
files or music.
What you need
• An MP3 player.
• A 3.5mm stereo audio cable.
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Using the 3.5mm stereo audio cable,
connect the MP3 player to the AUDIO IN
connector on your SoundBar.
Wait until you hear a beep sound from the
SoundBar.
»» When the Bluetooth connection
succeeds, BT is displayed on the display
panel.
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»» If the connection fails, BT on the
display panel blinks continuously.
USB storage devices
Select and play audio files or music on
your Bluetooth device.
• During play, if a call is coming, music
play is paused. Play resumes when the
call ends.
• If your Bluetooth device supports
AVRCP profile, on the remote control
you can press
/ to skip to a track,
or press
to pause/resume play.
Enjoy audio on a USB storage device, such as an
MP3 player and USB flash memory, etc.
Press AUDIO IN on the remote control.
Press the buttons on the MP3 player to
select and play audio files or music.
What you need
• A USB storage device that is formatted for
FAT or NTFS file systems, and complies
with the Mass Storage Class.
• An MP3 or WMA file on a USB storage
device
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Connect a USB storage device to this
product.
Press USB on the remote control.
Use the remote control to control play.
Button
Action
Start, pause or resume play.
Skip to the previous or next track.
During USB play, press repeatedly to
select a repeat or shuffle mode, or
turn off a play mode.
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USB
Note
•• This product supports WMA files which are converted
via Windows Media Player (WMA files converted via
other file format converters may not work).
•• This product may not be compatible with certain types
of USB storage device.
•• If you use a USB extension cable, USB HUB, or USB
multi-reader, the USB storage device may not be
recognized.
•• Digital camera PTP and MTP protocols are not
supported.
•• Do not remove the USB storage device while it is
being read.
•• DRM-protected music files (MP3, WMA) are not
supported.
•• Support a USB port: 5V , 1A.
Auto standby
When playing media from a connected device,
the SoundBar automatically switches to standby
after 29 minutes of button inactivity and no
audio/video play from a connected device.
Set display brightness
You can press DIM repeatedly to select a
different brightness level of the display panel on
this product.
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Apply factory settings
You can reset this product to the default
settings programmed at the factory.
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In any source mode, on the remote control
press Volume -, BASS -, and TREBLE - in
sequence within three seconds.
»» When the factory settings restore is
complete, the product automatically
switches off and restarts.
5 Update software
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To get the best features and support, update
your product with the latest software.
What you need
• Connect this product to your TV through
HDMI.
Check software version
In HDMI ARC source, on the remote control
press TREBLE -, BASS -, and Volume - in
sequence.
Update software via USB
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2
Check the latest software version on
www.philips.com/support.
• Search for your model and click on
"Software and drivers".
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On the remote control, within six seconds
press twice then Volume + once, and
then hold down SURROUND ON.
»» If an upgrade media is detected, on the
TV screen you are prompted to start
the update.
»» If an upgrade media is not detected,
an error message is displayed on the
TV screen. Make sure that the latest
software of this product is put in the
USB storage device.
Press
to start the update.
Wait until the update is completed.
»» If the update is complete, this product
automatically turns off and on again.
Caution
•• Do not turn off the power or remove the USB storage
device when the software update is in progress because
you might damage this player.
Download the software into a USB storage
device.
aUnzip the download if zipped, and
make sure that the unzipped file is
named "HTL2163.BIN".
bPut the "HTL2163.BIN" file in the
root directory.
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Connect the USB storage device to the
(USB) connector on this product.
Switch this product to the HDMI ARC
source, and switch your TV to the HDMI
source.
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6 Wall mount
Note
7Product
specifications
•• Improper wall mounting may result in accident, injury or
damage. If you have any query, contact Consumer Care
in your country.
•• Before wall mounting, make sure the wall can support
the weight of your SoundBar.
•• Before wall mount, you need not remove the four
rubber feet at the bottom of the SoundBar, otherwise
the rubber feet cannot be fixed back.
Screw length/diameter
Depending on the type of wall mounting your
SoundBar, make sure that you use screws of a
suitable length and diameter.
3.5-4mm
Note
•• Specifications and design are subject to change without
notice.
Amplifier
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4mm
Total output power:
120W RMS (+/- 0.5 dB, 10% THD)
Frequency response: 20 Hz-20 kHz / ±3 dB
Signal-to-noise ratio: > 65 dB (CCIR) /
(A-weighted)
Input sensitivity:
• AUX: 900 mV
• AUDIO IN: 500 mV
Audio
> 25mm
See the illustration in the quick start guide on
how to wall mount the SoundBar.
1) Drill two holes on the wall.
2) Secure the dowels and screws in the holes.
3) Hang the SoundBar on the fastening screws.
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USB
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S/PDIF Digital audio input:
• Coaxial: IEC 60958-3
• Optical: TOSLINK
Compatibility: Hi-Speed USB (2.0)
Class support: USB Mass Storage Class
(MSC)
File system: FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
Supports MP3 and WMA file formats
Sampling frequency:
• MP3: 8 kHz, 11 kHz, 12 kHz, 16 kHz,
22 kHz, 24 kHz, 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz,
48 kHz
• WMA: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Constant bit rate:
• MP3: 8 kbps-320 kbps
• WMA: 32 kbps-192 kbps
Version:
• WMA: V7, V8, V9
Note
•• This product supports WMA files which are converted
via Windows Media Player (WMA files converted via
other file format converters may not work).
8Troubleshooting
Warning
•• Risk of electric shock. Never remove the casing of the
product.
Main unit
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Power supply:
• Model (Philips branded AC power
adapter): DYS602-210309W; AS650210-AA309
• Input: 100-240 V~, 50/60 Hz 1.5 A
• Output: 21V , 3.09A
Standby power consumption: ≤ 0.5 W
Speaker impedance
• Woofer: 8 ohm
• tweeter: 16 ohm
Speaker drivers: 2 x (90mm/3.5" x
34mm/1.3") woofer + 2 x 31mm/1.2"
tweeter
Dimensions (WxHxD): 843 x 52 x 60 mm
Weight: 1.4 kg
Subwoofer
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Impedance: 3.6 ohm
Speaker drivers: 1 x 134 mm (5.25")
woofer
Dimensions (WxHxD):
165 x 240 x 297 mm
Weight: 2.5 kg
Remote control batteries
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1 x AAA-R03-1.5 V
To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair
the product yourself.
If you have problems using this product, check
the following points before you request service.
If you still have a problem, get support at
www.philips.com/support.
Main unit
The buttons on the SoundBar do not work.
• Disconnect the SoundBar from the power
supply for a few minutes, then reconnect.
Sound
No sound from SoundBar speakers.
• Connect the audio cable from your
SoundBar to your TV or other devices.
However, you do not need a separate
audio connection when the SoundBar and
TV are connected through HDMI ARC
connection.
• Reset your SoundBar to its factory settings.
• On the remote control, select the correct
audio input.
• Make sure that the SoundBar is not muted.
Distorted sound or echo.
• If you play audio from the TV through the
SoundBar, make sure that the TV is muted.
Audio and video are not synchronized.
• Press AUDIO SYNC +/- to synchronize
the audio with the video.
Error message is displayed on the display
panel.
• When "ERROR" is displayed, it indicates
that an input audio format is not
supported.
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When "USB ERROR" is displayed, it
indicates that the connected USB device is
not supported.
When "HDMI ARC" blinks, it indicates
that the connected TV is not HDMI ARC
compliant or an unsupported audio format
is detected.
Bluetooth
A device cannot connect with the SoundBar.
• The device does not support the
compatible profiles required for the
SoundBar.
• You have not enabled the Bluetooth
function of the device. See the user manual
of the device on how to enable the
function.
• The device is not correctly connected.
Connect the device correctly.
• The SoundBar is already connected with
another Bluetooth device. Disconnect the
connected device, then try again.
Quality of audio play from a connected
Bluetooth device is poor.
• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move the
device closer to the SoundBar, or remove
any obstacle between the device and the
SoundBar.
The connected Bluetooth device connects and
disconnects constantly.
• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move the
device closer to the SoundBar, or remove
any obstacle between the device and the
SoundBar.
• Turn off Wi-Fi function on the Bluetooth
device to avoid interference.
• For some Bluetooth, the Bluetooth
connection can be deactivated
automatically to save power. This does not
indicate any malfunction of the SoundBar.
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Specifications are subject to change without notice
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