B5
Soundbar speaker
wireless detachable
speakers and subwoofer
wireless music streaming
with Bluetooth
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1Important
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Safety2
Care for your product
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Care of the environment
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Compliance3
Help and support
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7 Wall mount your SoundBar
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8 Product specifications
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9Troubleshooting
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Wall mount
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Contents
2 Your SoundBar
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Main unit
3
Remote control
4
Wireless portable speakers
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Wireless subwoofer
5
Connectors5
3 Connect and set up
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Charge portable speakers
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Pair up with subwoofer/speakers
6
Place speakers
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Connect to TV
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Connect digital devices through HDMI 8
Connect audio from TV and other devices8
4 Spatial calibration
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Step 1: calibrate the listening zone
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Step 2: calibrate the surround speaker
position9
5 Use your SoundBar
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6 Update software
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Adjust the volume
Choose your sound
MP3 player
Play music via Bluetooth
Connect Bluetooth via NFC
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.
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.
• 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!
• For wall-mountable products, use only the
supplied wall mount bracket. Secure the wall
mount to a wall that can support the combined
weight of the product and the wall mount.
WOOX Innovations bears no responsibility for
improper wall mounting that results in accident,
injury or damage.
• 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.
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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.
• 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.
Care for your product
Use only microfiber cloth to clean the product.
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Help and support
Disposal of your old product and battery
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.
Your product is designed and manufactured with
high quality materials and components, which can be
recycled and reused.
This symbol on a product means that the product is
covered by European Directive 2012/19/EU.
This symbol means that the product contains a
built-in rechargeable battery covered by European
Directive 2013/56/EU which cannot be disposed of
with normal household waste. We strongly advise you
to take your product to an official collection point or
a Philips service centre to have a professional remove
the rechargeable battery.
Inform yourself about the local separate collection
system for electrical and electronic products and
rechargeable batteries. Follow local rules and never
dispose of the product and rechargeable batteries
with normal household waste. Correct disposal of old
products and rechargeable batteries helps prevent
negative consequences for the environment and
human health.
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Care of the environment
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.
Main unit
This section includes an overview of the main unit.
Compliance
a
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.
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a Display panel
b
(Standby-On/Standby indicator)
When the SoundBar is in standby, the standby
indicator turns red.
c NFC tag
Tap the NFC-enabled device on the tag for
Bluetooth connection.
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Remote control
This section includes an overview of the remote control.
a
d
/
For Bluetooth on the main unit only: skip to the
previous or next track.
For Bluetooth on the main unit only: play, pause
or resume.
e BASS +/Increase or decrease bass on the main unit.
b
f Volume control
• +/-: Increase or decrease volume.
•
: Mute or restore volume.
c
d
g VOICE
• Press to select voice clarity sound mode.
• Press and hold to toggle on or off CLOSE
TO ME (close to me) sound mode.
e
p
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h MUSIC
Select stereo sound mode.
i REAR VOL.+/Press to increase or decrease volume of the
portable left and right speakers (only applicable
when the portable left and right speakers
are wirelessly connected to the main unit (or
SURROUND ON DEMAND mode switches
on)).
j AUDIO SYNC +/Increase or decrease audio delay.
k NIGHT
Turn night mode on or off.
l AUTO VOL.
Turn auto volume on or off.
a
Switch the SoundBar on or to standby.
b Source buttons
• HDMI ARC: Switch your source to HDMI
ARC connection.
• HDMI 1: Switch your source to the HDMI
IN 1 connection.
• HDMI 2: Switch your source to the HDMI
IN 2 connection.
• COAX: Switch your audio source to the
coaxial connection.
• OPTICAL: Switch your audio source to the
optical connection.
• AUDIO IN: Switch your audio source to
the MP3 connection (3.5mm jack).
•
: For Bluetooth on the main unit only:
Switch to Bluetooth mode.
• AUX: Switch your audio source to the AUX
connection.
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m CALIBRATION
• Press and hold to trigger calibration for
listening zone.
• Press three times to trigger calibration for
the portable left and right speakers position.
n DIM
Set the brightness of SoundBar display panel.
o MOVIE
Select surround sound mode.
p TREBLE +/Increase or decrease treble on the main unit.
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The SoundBar comes with two wireless portable
speakers (left and right).
ab
Note
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Wireless portable speakers
•• If you press the button on the portable speaker,
the portable speaker disconnects the main unit (or
SURROUND ON DEMAND mode switches off).
cde
Wireless subwoofer
The SoundBar comes with a wireless subwoofer.
* The illustration above is for overview of the
portable left speaker.
a Reset key
Press with a pin to reset the portable speaker to
the default settings.
b ON
• Press to turn on the portable speaker if it
automatically goes to standby.
• Press and hold to switch the portable
speaker to standby.
c Speaker LED
• Blinks in red and orange alternatively
if the portable speaker is not wirelessly
connected to the main unit.
• Lights up white when the portable speaker
is wirelessly connected to the main unit, or
when the battery capacity is full or more
than 30% remaining.
• Lights up red when the battery capacity is
less than 30% remaining .
• Blinks red when the battery capacity is less
than 10% remaining.
• Lights up orange when the portable speaker
is being charged (only for the portable
speakers docked into the main unit).
d SURROUND ON DEMAND button/LED
• Press to switch the portable speaker to
SURROUND ON DEMAND mode.
• The LED lights up white when the portable
speaker is switched to SURROUND ON
DEMAND mode.
e
a CONNECT (connect)
Press to to enter the pairing mode for the
subwoofer.
b Subwoofer indicator
• When the power is turned on, the indicator
lights up.
• During wireless pairing between the
subwoofer and the main unit, the indicator
blinks white quickly.
• When the pairing succeeds, the indicator
lights up white.
• When the pairing fails, the indicator blinks
white slowly.
c AC MAINS~
Connect to the power supply.
Connectors
This section includes an overview of the connectors
available on your SoundBar.
button/LED
• Press to switch the portable speaker to
Bluetooth mode.
• The LED blinks when you switch the
portable speaker to Bluetooth and no
Bluetooth devices are connected.
• The LED lights up when you switch
the portable speaker to Bluetooth and
Bluetooth devices are connected.
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a AUDIO-IN
Audio input from, for example, an MP3 player
(3.5mm jack).
b AUX-AUDIO IN L/R
Connect to an analog audio output on the TV
or an analog device.
c DIGITAL IN-COAXIAL
Connect to a coaxial audio output on the TV or
a digital device.
d
(SERVICE)
Connect a USB flash drive to upgrade software
of this product (not for media play).
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e DIGITAL IN-OPTICAL
Connect to an optical audio output on the TV
or a digital device.
f HDMI IN1 / HDMI IN2
Connect to the HDMI output on a digital device.
g TO TV-HDMI OUT (ARC)
Connect to the HDMI (ARC) input on the TV.
h AC MAINS~
Connect to the power supply.
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
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.
Charge portable speakers
If the portable left/right speaker is undocked from the
main unit, its battery level is indicated by the LED on
the speaker.
• Light up white: full battery or more than 30%
capacity remaining
• Light up red: low battery level, less than 30%
remaining
• Flash red: near empty, less than 10% remaining
Note
•• It may take around two hours to fully charge the
portable speakers.
•• Battery performance varies due to many factors
including volume, sound setting and media played.
Pair up with subwoofer/speakers
The wireless speakers and subwoofer automatically
pair up with the SoundBar for wireless connection
when you turn on the SoundBar, the portable
speakers and the subwoofer.
If no audio from the wireless speakers and subwoofer
can be heard, manually pair up the portable speakers
and the subwoofer.
Pair up with the subwoofer
1 Turn on the SoundBar and the subwoofer.
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3
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Dock your portable speakers into the main unit
to charge.
Turn on the main unit.
»» During charging, the LED on the portable
speaker lights up orange.
»» When fully charged, the LED on the
portable speaker lights up white for
10 seconds.
»» If the connection to the SoundBar is lost,
the indicator on the subwoofer blinks white
slowly.
Press the CONNECT (connect) button on the
subwoofer to enter the pairing mode.
»» The indicator on the subwoofer blinks
white quickly.
In OPTICAL mode (press OPTICAL) , within six
seconds, on the remote control, press
twice
then Volume + once, and then hold down BASS +.
»» If the pairing succeeds, the indicator on the
subwoofer lights up white.
»» If the pairing fails, the indicator on the
subwoofer blinks white slowly.
If the pairing fails, repeat the steps above.
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speakers.
»» If the connection to the SoundBar is lost,
the LED on the portable blinks in red and
orange alternatively.
Dock the portable left and right speakers into
the main unit to pair up automatically.
If the pairing fails, re-dock the portable speakers
into the main unit.
SUBWOOFER (subwoofer):
Place the subwoofer at least one meter
to the left or right of the TV. Leave about
10-centimeter clearance from the wall.
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Pair up with the speakers
1 Turn on the SoundBar and the portable
Dock the portable speakers
You can also dock the portable left and right speakers
into the main unit to listen to audio, for example,
watching TV shows and news.
Place speakers
For best sound effect, position all the speakers
towards the seating position and place them close to
your ear level (seated).
Connect to TV
SUB
WOOFER
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.
REAR L
REAR R
TV
Note
•• Surround sound depends on factors such as room
shape and size, type of wall and ceiling, windows nd
reflective surfaces, and speaker acoustics. Experiment
with the speaker positions to find the optimum setting
for you.
Follow these general guidelines for speakers placement.
1 Seating position:
This is the center of your listening area.
2 Place the SoundBar in front of the seating
position.
3 REAR L (rear left) and REAR R (rear right):
Place the portable speakers (surround) to the
left and right side of your seating position, either
in line with it or slightly behind it.
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2
Using a High Speed HDMI cable, connect
the HDMI OUT (ARC) 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.
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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 8)
•• 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.
Connect digital devices through
HDMI
Connect a digital device such as a set-top box, DVD/
Blu-ray player, or games console to your SoundBar
through a single HDMI connection. When you
connect the devices in this way and play a file or
game, the
• video is automatically displayed on your TV, and
• audio is automatically played on your SoundBar.
1 Using a High Speed HDMI cable, connect the
HDMI OUT connector on your digital device to
the HDMI IN 1/2 on your SoundBar.
2 Connect your SoundBar to TV through HDMI
OUT (ARC).
• If the TV is not HDMI CEC compliant, select
the correct video input on your TV.
3 On the connected device, turn on HDMI-CEC
operations. For details, see the user manual of
the device.
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 1: Connect audio through a digital
optical cable
Best quality audio
TV
1
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.
Option 2: Connect audio through a digital
coaxial cable
Best quality audio
1
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.
Note
•• When your Soundbar and TV are connected through
HDMI ARC, an audio connection is not required.
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Basic quality audio
1 Using an analog cable, connect the AUX
connectors on your SoundBar to the AUDIO
OUT connectors on the TV or other device.
DVD
Step 1: calibrate the listening zone
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2
3
4 Spatial calibration
Spatial calibration is used to achieve the following
convenience, and simultaneously optimizes surround
sound experience for it.
• Have freedom to place the portable left and
right speakers (surround) according to your
need.
• Automatically balance the portable speakers
(surround) with respect to your seating position.
The spatial calibration involves two steps.
• Step 1: calibrate the listening zone
• Step 2: calibrate the surround speaker position
When to calibrate
• If you perform spatial calibration for the first
time, perform Step 1 and Step 2 in sequence.
• If you re-design your seating layout, perform
Step 1 and Step 2 in sequence.
• If you re-locate the portable left and
right speakers (surround), perform Step
2 independently (Step 1 can be skipped).
Before you start
• Make sure that the room is fairly quiet.
• Place the portable left and right speakers angled
towards the main unit.
• Make sure that the main unit, the portable left
and right speakers can fully "see" each other,
no obstacle between them blocking such view.
Stand the portable speakers upright if needed.
• The minimum distance between the portable
speakers and the main unit is 0.8m (2.6'), the
maximum distance 6m (20').
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Place the portable left and right speakers on
two seating positions you prefer most (such as
on a sofa).
• Make sure that the portable left and right
speakers are wirelessly connected to
the main unit (press SURROUND ON
DEMAND).
Press and hold CALIBRATION on the remote
control for three seconds to trigger calibration.
»» ZONE (zone) is displayed on the display
panel.
»» You can hear the calibration tones from the
portable speakers.
Wait until the calibration tones end.
»» ->SPKR (speaker) is displayed on the
display panel.
Then perform the following Step 2 (calibrate
the surround speaker position) to complete and
store the new settings.
Step 2: calibrate the surround
speaker position
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2
3
Place the portable left and right speakers
(surround) on the position you prefer.
• Make sure that the portable left and right
speakers are wirelessly connected to
the main unit (press SURROUND ON
DEMAND).
Press CALIBRATION once to trigger calibration.
• Press CALIBRATIONthree times to trigger
calibration if you re-locate the portable left
and right speakers and skip Step 1 (calibrate
the listening zone) after you completed a
round of spatial calibration previously.
»» You can hear the calibration tones from the
portable speakers.
Wait until the calibration tones end.
»» If the calibration succeeds, DONE (done) is
displayed on the display panel. And the new
settings are stored.
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Option 3: Connect audio through analog
audio cables
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Note
•• Spatial calibration takes around three minutes.
•• Surround sound improvement is only noticeable if
the portable left and right speakers (surround) were
improperly placed, or if there is strong surround effect
in the music you play.
•• If the portable left and right speakers are swapped in
placement, during calibration L<->R is displayed for few
seconds, then the calibration completes.
•• During calibration, you may press CALIBRATION
to cancel calibration, and the settings returns to the
default.
•• If the spatial calibration fails, an error message is
displayed on the display panel, such as FAIL (fail), and
the settings returns to the default.
•• If the spatial calibration fails, try the spatial calibration
again, and make sure that the calibration points
described at the beginning of this chapter are fully met.
5 Use your SoundBar
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.
Adjust the volume
1
Press +/- (Volume) to increase or decrease a
volume level.
• To mute sound, press .
• To restore the sound, press again or
press +/- (Volume).
For the portable left and right speakers only
1 When the portable left and right speakers
are wirelessly connected to the main unit (in
SURROUND ON DEMAND mode), press
REAR VOL.+/- to increase or decrease a volume
level.
Choose your sound
Surround sound mode
Experience an immersive audio experience with
surround sound modes.
• Press MOVIE to create a surround listening
experience.
• Press MUSIC to create two-channel or multichannel stereo, ideal for listening to music.
Voice clarity
It makes human voice more clear and outstanding for
listening.
1 Press VOICE to switch to voice clarity.
»» When voice clarity is turned on, VOICE is
displayed.
2
To exit this sound mode, press MOVIE or
MUSIC to select other sound mode.
CLOSE TO ME (close to me)
For ultimate clear sound without disturbing your
neighbors, place both the portable left and right
speakers close to you, and activate this feature (to
mute the main unit).
Note
•• It is applicable only when the portable left and right
speakers are wirelessly connected to the main unit (or
SURROUND ON DEMAND mode switches on).
•• If CLOSE TO ME (close to me) is turned on, the
functions for MOVIE and MUSIC buttons are disabled.
1
2
Press and hold VOICE for three seconds to
activate the feature.
»» CLOSE TO ME (close to me) scrolls once
on the display panel.
»» The main unit is muted.
To exit this sound mode, press and hold VOICE
again for three seconds.
»» The previous sound mode switches in.
Equalizer
Change the high frequency (treble) and low
frequency (bass) settings of the SoundBar.
1 Press TREBLE +/- or BASS +/- to change the
frequency.
This section helps you choose the ideal sound for
your video or music.
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Turn the auto volume on to keep the volume
constant when you switch to a different source.
It also compresses the sound dynamics, increasing the
volume for quiet scenes and decreasing the volume
for loud scenes.
1 Press AUTO VOL. to turn auto volume on or
off.
»» When auto volume is turned on, ON
AUTO scrolls once on the display panel.
»» When auto volume is turned off, OFF
AUTO scrolls once on the display panel.
Synchronize video and sound
If the audio and video are not synchronized, delay the
audio to match the video.
1 Press AUDIO SYNC +/- to synchronize the
audio with the video.
• AUDIO SYNC + increases the sound delay,
and AUDIO SYNC - decreases the sound
delay.
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.
1 Press NIGHT to turn night mode on or off.
»» When night mode is turned on, ON
NIGHT scrolls once on the display panel.
»» When night mode is turned off, OFF
NIGHT scrolls once on the display panel.
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Play music via 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, and with Bluetooth version as 2.1
+ EDR.
• The maximum operational range between
the SoundBar and a Bluetooth device is
approximately 10 meters (30 feet).
Note
•• The music streaming may be interrupted by obstacles
between the device and this product, such as wall,
metallic casing that covers the device, or other devices
nearby that operate in the same frequency.
•• If you want to connect this product with another
Bluetooth device, break the current Bluetooth
connection.
Bluetooth on the main unit
1 Press on the remote control to switch the
Note
•• If auto volume is set to turned on, you cannot enable
the night mode.
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.
1
2
Using the 3.5mm stereo audio cable, connect
the MP3 player to the AUDIO IN connector on
your SoundBar.
Press AUDIO IN.
Press the buttons on the MP3 player to select
and play audio files or music.
• On the MP3 player, it is recommended
to set the volume in the range of 80%
maximum volume.
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3
4
main unit to Bluetooth mode.
»» BT on the display blinks.
On the Bluetooth device, switch on Bluetooth,
search for and select Fidelio B5 to start
connection (see the user manual of the
Bluetooth device on how to enable Bluetooth).
»» During connection, BT on the display blinks.
Wait until BT on the display lights up.
»» If the connection succeeds, BT on the
display lights up.
»» If the connection fails, BT on the display
blinks.
Select and play audio files or music on your
Bluetooth device.
• During play, if a call is coming, music play is
paused.
• If music streaming is interrupted, place the
Bluetooth device closer to the main unit.
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To exit Bluetooth, select other source.
»» When you switch back to Bluetooth mode,
Bluetooth connection resumes.
• To break the current Bluetooth connection,
press and hold on the remote control.
Bluetooth on a single speaker
You can use the portable left or the portable
right speaker as a standalone Bluetooth speaker,
independently from the main unit.
1 Press the button on the left or right speaker
to switch to Bluetooth mode.
»» The LED on the left or right speaker
blinks.
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3
4
5
On the Bluetooth device, switch on Bluetooth,
search for and select the name of the left or
right speaker to start connection (see the user
manual of the Bluetooth device on how to
enable Bluetooth).
• B5 -L portable stands for the portable left
speaker, B5 -R portable for the portable
right speaker.
»» During connection, the LED on the left or
right speaker blinks.
Wait until the LED on the portable speaker
lights up.
»» If the connection succeeds, connection tone
is heard, and the LED on the portable
speaker lights up.
»» If the connection fails, the LED on the
portable speaker blinks.
Select and play audio files or music on your
Bluetooth device.
• During play, if a call is coming, music play is
paused.
• If music streaming is interrupted, place the
Bluetooth device closer to the main unit.
To exit Bluetooth, press the SURROUND ON
DEMAND button on the speaker.
»» When you switch back to Bluetooth mode,
Bluetooth connection resumes.
• To break the current Bluetooth connection,
press and hold the button on the speaker.
Note
•• The function of the remote control is not available to
Connect Bluetooth via NFC
NFC (Near Field Communication) is a technology
that enables short-range wireless communication
between NFC-enabled devices, such as mobile
phones.
What you need
• A Bluetooth device with NFC function.
• For pairing, tap the NFC device on the NFC tag
of the main unit.
Note
•• NFC feature is only available to the main unit, not
available to the portable left and right speakers.
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2
3
Enable NFC on the Bluetooth device (see the
device' s user manual for details).
Tap the NFC device onto the NFC tag of the
main unit until the SoundBar beeps.
• For first time connection, on some mobile
devices prompt for pair-up appears, select
"YES" for connection.
»» When the Bluetooth connection succeeds,
BT is displayed on the display panel.
»» If the connection fails, BT on the display
panel blinks continuously.
Select and play audio files or music on your
NFC device.
• To break the connection, tap again the NFC
device onto the NFC tag on the main unit.
Auto standby
When playing media from a connected device, the
SoundBar automatically switches to standby if:
• no source button is pressed for 15 minutes, and
• no audio/video playback is detected 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.
• If you select DIM O (dim) on the display, the
display turns off after 10 seconds each time you
press a button on the remote control.
a standalone Bluetooth speaker (the portable left or
right speaker).
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You can reset this product to the default settings
programmed at the factory.
1 In AUX 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.
6 Update software
To get the best features and support, update your
product with the latest software.
What you need
• A USB flash drive that is FAT-formatted. Do not
use a USB hard drive.
• A computer with Internet access.
• An archive utility that supports the ZIP file format.
Check software version
In HDMI ARC source, on the remote control press
TREBLE -, BASS -, and Volume- in sequence within
three seconds.
»» The software version number is displayed on the
display panel.
Update software via USB
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2
3
4
5
6
Check the latest software version on
www.philips.com/support.
• Search for your model and click on
"Software and drivers".
Download the software into a USB flash drive.
a Unzip the download if zipped, and make sure
that the unzipped folder is named "UPG".
bPut the "UPG" folder in the root directory.
Connect the USB flash drive to the
(SERVICE) connector on this product.
Switch this product to HDMI ARC source (press
HDMI ARC).
On the remote control, within 6 seconds press
twice then Volume + once, and then hold
down MOVIE.
»» Then "UPG" (upgrade) is displayed on the
display panel.
Wait until the upgrade is completed.
»» If the upgrade is complete, this product
automatically turns off and on again.
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Caution
•• Do not turn off the power or remove the USB flash
drive when the software update is in progress because
you might damage this product.
•• The upgrade time may take around eight minutes.
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Apply factory settings
7 Wall mount your
SoundBar
Before you mount your SoundBar on the wall, read all
safety precautions. (see 'Safety' on page 2)
Wall mount
Note
•• You must detach the portable speakers from the main
unit before wall mounting or un-mounting.
•• Improper wall mounting may result in accident, injury or
damage. If you have any query, contact Consumer Care
in your country.
•• Secure the wall mount to a wall that can support the
combined weight of the product and the wall mount.
•• 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
Depend on the type of wall mounting this wall mount
bracket, make sure that you use screws of a suitable
length and diameter.
3 - 3.5mm
> 25mm
See the illustration on the separate wall mount sheet
on how to wall mount the SoundBar.
1) Drill holes on the wall.
2) Secure the wall bracket on the wall with the
dowels and screws.
3) Hang the SoundBar on the wall bracket.
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8 Product specifications
Note
•• Specifications and design are subject to change without
notice.
Amplifier
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Total output power: 210W RMS (+/- 0.5 dB,
30% THD) / 168W 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: 750 mV
• AUDIO IN: 400 mV
Audio
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S/PDIF Digital audio input:
• Coaxial: IEC 60958-3
• Optical: TOSLINK
Bluetooth
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Bluetooth profiles: A2DP
Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR
Main unit
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Power supply: 110-240 V~, 50-60 Hz
Power consumption: 50 W
Standby power consumption: ≤ 0.5 W
Speaker impedance:
• Woofer: 8 ohm
• tweeter: 8 ohm
Speaker drivers: 2 x 76 mm (3") woofer +
2 x 25.4 mm (1") tweeter
Dimensions (W x H x D): 1035 x 73 x 156 mm
(with portable left and right speakers attached)
Weight: 4.4 kg
Portable speakers
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Speaker impedance: 8 ohm
Speaker drivers: 2 x 76 mm (3") full range
Dimensions (W x H x D): 191 x 73 x 156 mm
Weight: 0.86 kg/each
Subwoofer
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Power supply: 110-240 V~, 50-60 Hz
Power consumption: 30 W
Standby power consumption: ≤ 0.5 W
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Impedance: 4 ohm
Speaker drivers: 1 x 165 mm (6.5") woofer
Dimensions (W x H x D): 200 x 510 x 201 mm
Weight: 4.9 kg
Wall mount
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Dimensions (W x H x D): 40 x 100 x 26.5 mm
Weight: 0.1 kg/each
Remote control batteries
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2 x AAA-R03-1.5 V
Standby information
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When the product remains inactive for
15 minutes, it automatically switches to standby
or networked standby.
The power consumption in standby or
networked standby is less than 0.5W.
To deactivate Bluetooth connection, press
and hold the Bluetooth button on the remote
control.
To activate Bluetooth connection, enable
Bluetooth connection on your Bluetooth device,
or enable Bluetooth connection via the NFC tag
(if available).
9Troubleshooting
Warning
•• Risk of electric shock. Never remove the casing of the
product.
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.
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, or
• a device is connected to the HDMI IN
connector on your SoundBar.
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On the remote control, select the correct audio
input.
Make sure that the SoundBar is not muted.
Reset your SoundBar to its factory settings (see
'Apply factory settings' on page 13).
No sound from the wireless portable speakers.
• Make sure that the wireless portable speaker
is turned on. Press ON on the bottom of the
wireless portable speaker.
• Dock the wireless portable speakers into the
main unit to charge the battery.
• If you intend the wireless portable speaker to
wirelessly connect to the main unit, make sure
that you press the SURROUND ON DEMAND
button on the wireless portable speaker.
• If you intend the wireless portable speaker to be
a standalone Bluetooth speaker, make sure that
you connect the portable left or right speaker to
a Bluetooth device (see 'Bluetooth on a single
speaker' on page 12).
No sound from the wireless subwoofer.
• Wirelessly connect the subwoofer to the main
unit.
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.
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.
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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Spatial calibration
Why spatial calibration is needed?
• Spatial calibration optimizes surround sound
experience if your portable left and right
speakers (surround) are not properly placed.
Improvement in surround sound is not noticeable
after successful spatial calibration.
• Surround sound improvement is only noticeable
if the portable left and right speakers (surround)
were improperly placed, or if there is strong
surround effect in the music you play.
Error message is displayed on the display panel.
• If spatial calibration fails, one of the following
error message is displayed. Refer to the fourth
chapter (Spatial calibration) for details to recalibrate.
• FAIL (fail): indicates that the portable left/
right speaker is not in SURROUND ON
DEMAND mode or out of calibration
range, or there is some obstacle by which
the main unit, the portable left and right
speakers cannot completely "see" each
other.
• BATT LOW (battery low): indicates that
the portable left/right speaker has low
battery.
• ERR1 (error): indicates that the portable
left and right speakers are not detached
from the main unit.
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.
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Surround is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS, Inc. All
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