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Instruction Manual
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Safety Instructions
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Read these instructions completely prior to use or hook-up.
Keep these instructions for future reference. Record Model Number_______________ and
Serial Number _____________________
Understand and heed all Warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use soundbar or subwoofer near water, rain or high moisture.
Clean only with a dry cloth. Never use solvents. A microfiber cloth is recommended.
Do not block any of the ventilation openings. See Instructions.
Do not install near heat sources such as stoves, radiators and amplifiers.
Use only with supplied power sources, with polarized power cord.
Protect power cord from being walked on or pinched. Do not have cord stretched taut.
Use only connections and auxiliary equipment suggested by manufacturer.
Use only with an approved cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table specified by the
manufacturer.
Unplug this system during lightning storms or when left unattended for extended periods.
Use an ILS-120 to protect from surges, over/under voltages and lightning strikes.
Refer service to qualified service personnel.
Allow at least 2” (5 cm) space around units for ventilation.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended
to alert the user to the presence of important operation or
maintenance instructions.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of
dangerous voltages within the product’s enclosure that may be
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to
people.
WARNING
TO REDUCE THE RISK
OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
EQUIPMENT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
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CAUTION
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER OR BACK.
NO USER-SERVICABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
Thank you for purchasing the Current Audio Home Theater SoundBar.
Please read this manual thoroughly before making any connections or applying
AC power. This manual applies to the SB80 and SB65 SoundBar Systems.
Follow the instructions in this manual. It will allow you to obtain the maximum
performance and listening pleasure from your new amplifier.
Please retain this manual to use as a future reference.
Supplied Accessories
The boxes include the following equipment and accessories:
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(1) Multiple speaker SoundBar
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(1) 120VAC to 12VDC power supply
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(1) FM Antenna
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(1) RCA stereo audio cable
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(1) 3.5mm stereo audio cable
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(1) Hand held remote control unit
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(1) 2.4GHz wireless MegaBass unit with power cord
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(1) Wall support mounting bar with screws
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(1) Table Top Mounting feet
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(1) Instruction Manual
Specifications
SoundBar Power SB80/65
Subwoofer SB80/65
Sound Mode SB80
Sound Mode SB65
Speakers SB80
Speakers SB65
Subwoofer SB80/65
Bluetooth SB80 Only
Audio Inputs SB80/65
USB and SD Memory Slot
Frequency Response
FM Tuner
Dim MegaBass SB65
Dim MegaBass SB80
60 Watts RMS Ported /40 Watts RMS Ported. Defined midrange.
80 Watts RMS Powered / 60 Watts Powered
Selectable 2.0/2.1 with Enhanced DSP Surround Modes
2.1 for Enhanced DSP listening
8 Speakers. 6 2.5” Midrange Drivers and 2 1.25” Tweeters
6 Speakers. 4 2.5” Midrange Drivers and 2 1.25” Tweeters
2.4GHz 8” Long Throw Ported Woofer. 6.5” Long Throw.
Connectivity for iPhone,Android,MP3 and PC
Digital Optical, Digital Coaxial, RCA,3.5mm
MP3,USB HD, PC, Mobile Phone
SB80: 37Hz-20 kHz
SB65: 40-Hz-20kHz
Built-in Selectable FM Tuner with Presets
SoundBar: SB80: 39 ¾” (1010mm) x 3 ½”” (89mm) x 3 5/16” (84mm)
SB65: 39 ½” (1003mm) x 3 ½”” (89mm) x 3 5/16” (84mm)
WxHxD 16 3/8”(416mm) x 7 7/8”(200mm) x 13”(330mm)
WxHxD 17 1/8”(435mm) x 8 11/16”(221mm) x 14 1/4”(362mm)
Weight SoundBars
Subwoofer
9 lbs (4.08kg)
SB80 21 lbs (9.5kg) SB65 17 lbs (7.7kg)
Dimensions WxHxD
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Soundbar SB80 and SB65 by Current Audio
The SB80 and SB65 SoundBar describes the latest digital technology in amplified
speaker sound bars with a powerful wireless amplified MegaBass subwoofer by
Current Audio. The powerful subwoofer can be located anywhere in the room.
This is the perfect Home Theater System with a wide sound stage.
The system comes with a handheld remote to control power, switch inputs and
adjust sound fields. You may also use the touch screen buttons on the SoundBar.
The slim depth and sleek design blends with all flat LED/LCD TV models.
Features and Connections for SoundBar (see photo on next page)
Rear Panel SoundBar
1. Power Switch-Rear panel switch to cut power for service or hook-up.
2. Input Power Jack-Connect the 12VDC power supply here.
3. Line Inputs–Three input methods are provided on the back panel. Digital
Optical or Coaxial or standard analog RCA input from TV.
4. AUX IN-A standard 3.5mm audio jack for MP3, computers or mobile devices.
5. FM Antenna-Connect the supplied FM antenna to play FM radio.
Front and Side Panel SoundBar
6. Remote Control Receive Window-Aim the Remote to this area to control
or change the functions of the system.
7. LCD Display-The Digital read out gives status of the system functions and
will automatically dim after 60 seconds. Press any button on the remote to
turn the display on.
8. Sound Source Touch Button-Switches between FM radio, Aux, USB, SD
card, TV, Optical or Coaxial modes.
9. Volume Up/Down Touch Buttons-Manually control volume.
10. Power Touch Button-Place system in Standby OFF mode or ON mode.
11. USB-Port-2.0 Input for MP3 or WMA format music files.
12. SD Memory Card Port-Input for MP3 and WMA format music files.
13. Mounts-packed with each amp is an accessory pack that include brackets
allowing the SoundBar to be table top or wall mounted.
Subwoofer
14. Input power Jack-Connect 110VAC 2 conductor power cord here.
15. Power Mode-Power ON or OFF
16. Match Button and Status LED-Used to sync the SoundBar with the
MegaBass for control of the subwoofer.
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SB80 Home Theater SoundBar Elements
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Subwoofer Picture w Inputs
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INSTALLATION
Getting Started
SoundBar Placement
Note: Current Audio D-Force SoundBar requires adequate free air space for safe and proper
operation.
Where to Locate SoundBar
Either mount the SoundBar on a flat horizontal surface centered in front of the TV or surface
wall mount the SoundBar on the wall via the Key Hole slots. Use proper wall anchors to
support the weight of the SoundBar. (see Picture)
Where to Locate Subwoofer
Install the wireless subwoofer preferably near the front wall next to a 110VAC outlet. The
power cord is the only wire needed for hook-up. Corner placement will give an added bass
boost.
INSTALLATION
Making Connections
Caution: All connections and switching should be done with the AC power switched OFF.
The final connection should be the power cords.
INPUTS
The inputs are located on the back of the SoundBar. They include 12VDC Power, Analog RCA,
Digital Optical, Digital Coaxial and 3.5mm Jack
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INSTALLATION
Making Connections
See picture for Hook-Up
Use quality connection cables for best performance
SoundBar Rear Panel Inputs
Connect Red and
Black Stereo RCA
Plug from TV
Optical Digital Cable
Optical & RCA Coax Digital
Connect Blue FM RCA Plug
3.5mm Stereo Plug from Mobile Device
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INSTALLATION
Setup for SoundBar and Wireless Subwoofer Matching
The wireless signal between the SoundBar and the MegaBass is factory set.
In order for the SoundBar to communicate with the wireless MegaBass
subwoofer the units must sync with each other. If the units are not in sync the
following steps will allow the two units to talk with each other and allow the
subwoofer to receive the low frequencies from the SoundBar.
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Plug the subwoofer into a close 110VAC outlet.
Press the ON/Off Power switch to On position.
Energize the 12VDC SoundBar Power by placing the rear switch to ON.
Switch SoundBar from Standby power to ON. Use either the Remote Control
or the Power Touch switch on the SoundBar. Check LCD Display.
Switch the SoundBar Mode to 2.1 by the Remote Control.
On the Remote Control, press the MATCH button (at the bottom left) until the
LCD screen indicates the Signal Symbol
under the 2.1 mode display.
Using a pen or small screwdriver, depress the MATCH sync momentary
switch on the back panel of the Subwoofer and hold for at least 10 seconds
or until the Match LED blinks rapidly. This indicates the subwoofer is in the
process of syncing with the SoundBar.
When the Match LED stops blinking and remains solid the match between the
SoundBar and subwoofer is successful.
MATCH Switch
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INSTALLATION
Remote Control Functions
See picture for functions
Power – ON/OFF
Mute – toggle ON/OFF
Match – for pairing
SoundBar to MegaBass
unit. Indicated by Antenna
symbol.
Turn Display on or off
DSP- toggle 2.0/2.1
Set - Setting clock. Toggle
to am/pm, hour minutes.
(+) (-) to adjust.
SUB(-) – volume down
SUB (+) – volume up
(+) – volume up
Back – press for a couple of
seconds to scan to the next
FM station or to skip to go to
the previous MP3 track
Skip – press for a couple of
seconds to scan to the next
FM station or the next MP3
track
Play/Pause- MP3
(-) – volume down
Source Buttons: FM, AUX
(3.5mm jack), USB, SD,
TV (RCA jacks), digital
optical, digital coaxial
DSP Music- enhanced
Bass and high frequency
response
DSP Movie- enhanced
wide soundstage image
DSP Normal-flat
frequency response
Bluetooth streaming input
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Bluetooth connection guide for model SB80
1. Turn the power on the SoundBar SB80 with the remote
control
2. Press the “BT” button on the remote control, BT will be
displayed in the upper left hand portion of the LCD
screen
3. Turn on your Bluetooth compatible device and allow it
to search for the SoundBar. The default name of the
SoundBar is OVC3860. The connect it by using 0000
as the security code.
4. Please see your device’s Bluetooth connection
directions for further details.
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INSTALLATION
Troubleshooting
Trouble
Possible Cause
Unit not plugged into AC power
Audio cables Not properly connected
No Sound
No Audio from
Subwoofer
No Audio from
USB /SD
Possible Solution
Check power, plug in to a live unswitched
outlet.
Check cable connections. Replace cable.
Check if connected to proper inputs.
Master Power Switch on rear
Place Master Power switch to ON.
Front Power Switch
Switch from Standby to ON
Change to proper Input
Change from any input back to desired input.
Optical input has 2 channel signal
Insure TV/DVD is set to 2 channel audio out.
SoundBar and subwoofer not Matched
Redo MATCH sequence
Not in 2.1 Mode
Switch from 2.0 to 2.1 Mode
Volume turned Down
Turn up Sub Volume
No files stored on unit
Download MP3 or WMA files to USB or SD
Remote not directed to Receive Window
Remote Control Not
Remote too far from SoundBar
Responding
Correctly
Remote Batteries weak or dead
Aim Remote to Receive Window On SoundBar.
Move to within 8 meters of SoundBar
Change Batteries
Warranty
Limited 1 Year Warranty
Current Audio, LLC SoundBars are warranted to be free from defects in materials and or workmanship to the
original retail purchaser for a period of 1 year, provided the equipment was purchased and installed from a
Current Audio, LLC Authorized Dealer or Distributor.
In the event of defective materials and or workmanship, Current Audio, LLC will repair or replace, at its
option, the defective product at no charge to the purchaser. In order to make claim under this Warranty and
to obtain performance of any obligation under warranty, please contact Current Audio or your Authorized
Distributor. Instructions will be given on how to return the defective product to Current Audio. Returned
products must be shipped prepaid. Proof of purchase must be provided with the product.
The Warranty does not apply to damage not resulting from defective materials and or workmanship while in
the possession of the original consumer or due to unreasonable use by the original owner, which includes but
not limited to improper installation, negligence, unauthorized repair or modification, or aesthetic
deterioration from the environment. Products purchased by internet or unauthorized sources will void the
warranty and not be honored.
Current Audio, LLC is not liable for any incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or
inclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights,
which vary from state to state within the United States.
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