JBL Bar 3.1
OWNER’S MANUAL
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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INTRODUCTION
WHAT’S IN THE BOX
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CONNECT YOUR SOUNDBAR
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CONNECT SOUNDBAR TO YOUR TV
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CONNECT SOUNDBAR TO OTHER DEVICES
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POWER ON YOUR SYSTEM
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PAIR WITH THE SUBWOOFER
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PLACE YOUR SOUNDBAR
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PLACE THE SOUNDBAR ON THE TABLE
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WALL MOUNT THE SOUNDBAR
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USE YOUR SOUNDBAR SYSTEM
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TO CONTROL
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TO USE BLUETOOTH
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TO USE SOUNDSHIFT
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TO USE USB
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SYSTEM
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1. AUTO STANDBY
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2. AUTO WAKE UP
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3. SET DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS
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4. APPLY FACTORY SETTINGS
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5. CHECK SOFTWARE VERSION
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6. SOFTWARE UPDATE
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
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GENERAL
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INPUT AND OUTPUT
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BLUETOOTH SPECIFICATION
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USB SPECIFICATION
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PRODUCT DIMENSION AND WEIGHT
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WIRELESS TRANSMITTER/RECEIVER SECTION
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10. TROUBLESHOOTING
SYSTEM
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SOUND
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VIDEO
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SOUND SETTING
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BLUETOOTH
BEFORE YOU START
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REMOTE CONTROL
ADJUST THE VOLUME
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CHOOSE SOUND EFFECT
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1. SURROUND SOUND MODE
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2. BASS
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3. SOUND MODE
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4. NIGHT MODE
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SYNCHRONIZE VIDEO AND SOUND
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RESPOND TO YOUR TV REMOTE CONTROL
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FOR MOST SAMSUNG, LG, SONY AND VIZIO TVS
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FOR OTHER TVS
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HDMI Cable (4ft, 1200mm)
1. INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the JBL Bar 3.1. The JBL Bar 3.1
is designed to bring an extraordinary sound experience to your
home entertainment system. We urge you to take a few minutes
to read through this manual, which describes the product
and includes step-by-step instructions to help you set up and
get started.
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AUX Cable (4ft, 1200mm)
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CONTACT US: If you have any questions about JBL Bar 3.1,
its installation or its operation, please contact your retailer or
custom installer, or visit our website at www.JBL.com.
Wall Mount Brackets
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2. WHAT’S IN THE BOX
Product Information & Wall-mounted guide
Soundbar
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Subwoofer
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3. CONNECT YOUR SOUNDBAR
This section helps you connect your soundbar to a TV and other
devices, and set up the whole system.
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Connect Soundbar to your TV
Connect your soundbar to a TV. You can listen to audio from TV
programs through your soundbar.
Connect to TV through HDMI (ARC)
Remote Control and Batteries
An HDMI connection supports digital audio and is the best option
to connect to your soundbar. If your TV supports HDMI ARC, you
can hear the TV audio through your soundbar by using a single
HDMI cable.
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Power Adaptor
HDMI
cable
HDMI (ARC)
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Note: Do confirm if HDMI CEC function on your TV is turned on.
Power Cables* (4ft, 1200mm)
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*Power cable types and numbers varied by regions.
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Option 2: Connect devices through analog audio cables
Connect to TV through Optical
AUX cable
AUX-IN
cable
AUX-OUT
An Optical connection supports digital audio and is an alternative
to an HDMI audio connection.
Note: Confirm to set your TV audio settings to support “external
speakers” and disable the built-in TV speakers.
Connect Soundbar to other devices
Option 1: Connect digital devices through HDMI
1. Using an analog cable, connect the AUX IN (3.5mm jack) on
your soundbar to the AUX OUT / 3.5mm connectors on your
portable devices.
2. Press repeatedly SOURCE button on the remote control until
AUX is displayed on the display panel.
Power on your system
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HDMI
cable
HDMI IN
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HDMI OUT (ARC)
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HDMI OUT
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HDMI IN / HDMI (ARC)
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
Pair with the subwoofer
• 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 on your
soundbar. Connect your soundbar to TV through HDMI
OUT (ARC).
2 Press repeatedly SOURCE button on the remote control until
corresponding HDMI 1/ HDMI 2/ HDMI 3 is displayed on the
display panel.
3 If the TV is not HDMI CEC compliant, select the correct video
input on your TV.
4 On the connected device, turn on HDMI CEC operations. For
details, see the user manual of the device.
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The wireless subwoofer automatically connects with the soundbar
when both units are powered on. If the subwoofer is on and
connected, the LED lights white continuously.
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If no audio from the wireless subwoofer can be heard, manually
pair the subwoofer:
5. USE YOUR SOUNDBAR SYSTEM
1. Turn on the soundbar and the subwoofer. If the connection is
lost, the LED indicator on the subwoofer blinks slowly.
1. To Control
a. Top panel
2. Press the CONNECT button on the subwoofer to enter pairing
mode. The LED indicator on the subwoofer blinks quickly.
3. Press and hold DIM DISPLAY button on remote control for
5 seconds, followed by short press on BASS+, and BASSbutton in sequence. Panel display will show “PAIRING”
Power Volume Volume Source
Down
Up
If the pairing succeeds, the LED indicator on the subwoofer
lights up and the soundbar display will show “DONE”.
If the pairing fails, the indicator on the subwoofer blinks slowly.
b. Remote Control
4. If the pairing fails, repeat the steps above.
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4. PLACE YOUR SOUNDBAR
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4a. Place the Soundbar on the table
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4b. Wall mount the Soundbar
Use tape to stick the wall-mounted paper guide on the wall, push
a pen tip through the center of each mounting hole to mark the
wall-mounted bracket location and remove the paper.
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Power
Source*
Play / Pause
Volume +
Volume Previous
Next
Audio Sync +
Audio Sync Mute
Bass +
Bass Sound mode**
Soundshift On / off
Shuffle / Repeat***
Surround On / off
Night mode On / off
Dim display
Bluetooth
* Switch between HDMI ARC/ HDMI 1/ HDMI 2/ HDMI 3/ Optical/ AUX/ Bluetooth/
USB
** Switch between Standard/ music/voice/ movie/ sports sound mode or press and
hold 5 seconds to reset default audio setting
*** For USB playback only; switch between shuffle/ repeat all/ repeat one/ off
2. To use Bluetooth
TV
2a. Press Bluetooth (BT) button on your remote control
to start Bluetooth pairing
PAIRING
Screw the wall mount brackets on the pen mark; screw the
threaded mounting post into the back of the soundbar; then hook
the soundbar on the wall.
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≤8 mm/
0.31"
4mm/
0.16"
≥35 mm/1.4"
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2b. Select “JBL Bar 3.1” to connect
4. To use USB
Play music files located on USB storage devices through the
soundbar.
1. Connect a 2.0 USB drive to your soundbar.
CONNECTED
Settings
2. Press repeatedly SOURCE button on the remote control
until USB is displayed on the display panel.
Bluetooth
If USB is detected, display will show LOADING and music
start playing automatically.
Bluetooth
DEVICES
JBL Bar 3.1
Connected
Songs on your USB device is using the below logic to play music.
Now Discoverable
: Folder
*Root
Remark: Press and hold Bluetooth (BT) button on your remote
control for 3 seconds if you want to pair another mobile device.
NOTES
- If asked for a PIN code when connecting a Bluetooth device,
enter <0000>.
- In Bluetooth connection mode, the Bluetooth connection will
be lost if the distance between the Soundbar and the Bluetooth
device exceeds 32.8 ft/ 10m.
- The Soundbar automatically turns off after 10 minutes in the
Ready state.
- Electronic devices may cause radio interference. Devices
that generate electromagnetic waves must be kept away
from the Soundbar main unit - e.g., microwaves, wireless
LAN devices, etc.
3. To use Soundshift
By default, Soundshift is OFF, Bluetooth music cannot break in
your current source.
Press SOUNDSHIFT button on your
remote control to enable Soundshift feature.
While Soundshift is on, play and pause your music source to enjoy
auto-switch between your mobile devices - Bluetooth source (A)
and TV - Previous source (B).
(A)
: File
A
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B
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*ROOT : The first screen you can see when the USB is recognized is “ROOT”.
• If there is no file in the folder, the folder will not appear.
• Files are recognized by alphabetical and numerical order.
Files in root will be first recognized, followed by files in folders.
Thus, files will be played from file 1 to file 7 one by one.
Control USB playback
Use Play/ Pause/ Previous/ Next/ Shuffle to control music on your
USB device.
(B)
Mode
Off
Description
Display
Play songs on USB
device on order
OFF
Play songs randomly
SHUFFLE
Play a same song
repeatedly
ONE
Shuffle
Repeat
once
Play all songs on USB ALL
repeatedly by order of
Repeat all the folder logic
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Before you connect a USB device, be aware of the following:
• This soundbar can display file or folder names that contain
numbers or English characters only. Other languages and
symbol are not supported.
• If the file name of a file on a USB device exceeds 15 characters,
it is not displayed on the Soundbar’s display.
• Do not remove the USB device while it is transferring files.
• DRM-protected music files (MP3, WMA) from commercial web
sites cannot be played.
Choose sound effect
1. Surround sound mode
• Experience an immersive audio experience with JBL
surround sound mode.
• Press SURROUND button to turn surround mode on or off.
• On: Create a surround listening experience.
• Off: Two-channel stereo sound. Ideal for listening to music.
2. Bass
• Change low frequency (bass) settings of the soundbar.
Compatible USB devices
• MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player.
• USB Flash Drive : Devices that support USB 2.0.
• Some USB devices may not be supported.
USB device requirement
• Devices which require additional program installation connected
to a computer, are not supported.
• Do not extract the USB device while in operation.
• For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than a few minutes
to be searched. The Soundbar does not support USB devices
with 2000 files or more on it.
• Press BASS +/- to change the subwoofer volume level.
3. Sound mode
• Select predefined sound modes to suit your video or music.
• Press SOUND button to select a sound option from the
display panel.
• Select the STANDARD mode if you want to enjoy the
original sound.
• Select the MUSIC, MOVIE, VOICE, SPORTS mode
depending on the content you want to listen to.
4. Night mode
• The Soundbar USB Port cannot be connected to PC and it can
not be used as a storage device.
• For quiet listening, night mode decreases the volume of
loud sounds when audio is played.
• Night mode is only available for Dolby Digital soundtracks.
• Press NIGHT MODE button to turn night mode on or off.
• The exFAT and NTFS file system is not supported on this unit.
(FAT16/FAT32 systems are available.)
Press and hold 5 seconds SOUND button to reset default
audio setting.
• Depending on some devices, it may not available to recognize
the followings on this unit.
-- External HDD
-- Card readers
-- Locked devices
-- Hard type USB devices
Synchronize video and sound
• If the audio and video are not synchronized, delay the audio
to match the video.
• Press AUDIO SYNC +/- button to synchronize the audio
with the video.
-- USB hub
-- Using USB extension cable
-- iPhone/iPod/iPad
-- Android device
7. RESPOND TO YOUR TV REMOTE
CONTROL
Use your own TV remote control to control your soundbar
6. SOUND SETTING
This section helps you choose the ideal sound for your video or
music.
Before you start
• Make the necessary connections described in the user manual.
• On the soundbar, switch to corresponding source for other
devices.
7a. For most Samsung, LG, Sony and Vizio TVs*
The soundbar responds to your TV remote control automatically.
Controllable functions are volume up/down and mute. Press and
hold SHUFFLE button on soundbar remote control if you want to
disable this function.
Adjust the volume
• Press VOLUME +/- button to increase or decrease a volume level.
• To mute sound, press MUTE button.
• To restore the sound, press MUTE button again or press
VOLUME +/- button
TV REMOTE OFF
>3 s
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Note:
– Make sure that the sound output of your TV is set to “External
speaker”.
– Depending on the remote control, this function may not work
well.
– This function does not operate on LG TV’s magic remote
control.
– This function may not work well when HDMI CEC is ON.
– Some remote control may not operate if you press repeatedly
the volume button.
– If your TV remote control is not supported, follow section 7b and
do IR remote learning.
7b. For other TVs, do IR remote learning
To program the soundbar to respond to your TV remote control,
follow these steps. First, press and hold VOLUME+ and SOURCE
button to enter learning mode.
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2. Auto wake up
The soundbar is powered on whenever a sound signal is
received. This is most useful when connecting to the TV using
the optical cable, as most HDMI™ ARC connections enable
this feature by default.
3. Set display brightness
Press DIM button on remote control repeatedly to select a
different brightness level of the display panel on this product
4. Apply factory settings
• Reset this soundbar to the default settings programmed at
the factory.
• In any source mode, press and hold VOLUME -, VOLUME+
and SOURCE button on soundbar top panel until text
display shows RESET.
• When the factory settings restore is complete, the product
automatically switches off and restarts.
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5. Check Software version
LEARNING
Then, press POWER button on the soundbar and press POWER
button on the TV remote control
• Press and hold DIM DISPLAY button for 5 seconds in any
source, Hold and press DIM DISPLAY button for 5 seconds,
followed by SOUND MODE and NIGHT MODE button.
• To check subwoofer software version, pls connect
subwoofer to soundbar via a 3.5mm AUX in cable and
follow the above procedure.
6. Software Update
(2)
DONE
TV
SOURCE
JBL may offer updates for 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.
Please visit www.JBL.com or contact JBL call center to
receive more information about downloading update files.
9. PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
General
• Total Maximun Power
Follow the same procedure for VOLUME - and VOLUME +. For
mute, press bloth VOLUME + and VOLUME - button on soundbar
and press MUTE button on TV remote control.
Press and hold VOLUME+ and SOURCE button on soundbar
again and now your soundbar respond to your TV remote control.
8. SYSTEM
1. Auto standby
This soundbar automatically switches to standby after 10
minutes of button inactivity and no audio/video play from a
connected device.
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: 450W
• Soundbar Maximum Power
: 150W
• Soundbar Standby Power
: <0.5W
• Subwoofer Maximum Power
: 300W
• Subwoofer Standby Power
: <0.5W
• Soundbar Transducer Size
: 6 x 2.25" racetrack drivers
• Subwoofer Transducer Size
: 10"
3 x 1.25" tweeter
• Max SPL
: 103db
• Frequency Response
: 35Hz to 20KHz
• Operating temperature
: 0°C - 45°C
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Input and Output
System
• Audio inputs
: 1 Analog, 1 Optical,
Bluetooth, USB
• HDMI Video Inputs
: 3
• HDMI Video Output
(with Audio Return Channel)
: 1
• HDMI HDCP Version
: 2.2
No sound from Soundbar.
• Make sure that the soundbar is not muted.
• On the remote control, select the correct audio input source
• Bluetooth Version
• Max Bluetooth Range
• Bluetooth Profile
: 4.2
: 32 ft (10m)
: A2DP V1.3 / AVRCP V1.6
(USB) port: Type A
• However, you do not need a separate audio connection
when:
– a device is connected to the HDMI IN connector on your
soundbar.
File Format Type Compatibility list:
*.wav
• Connect the audio cable from your soundbar to your TV or other
devices.
– the soundbar and TV are connected through HDMI ARC
connection, or
USB specification
*.mp3
• Check if power cord is plugged into the outlet and the soundbar
Sound
Bluetooth specification
Extension
The unit will not turn on.
Codec
Sampling
Rate
Bitrate
MPEG 1
Layer2
16KHz ~
48KHz
80kbps~320kbps
MPEG 1
Layer3
16KHz ~
48KHz
80kbps~320kbps
MPEG 2
Layer3
16KHz ~
48KHz
80kbps~320kbps
MPEG 2.5
Layer3
16KHz ~
48KHz
80kbps~320kbps
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16KHz ~
48KHz
up to 3000kbps
Product dimension and weight
• Soundbar Dimensions (W x H x D)
: 1018 x 58 x 78 (mm) \
40" x 2.3" x 3"
• Soundbar Weight
: 2.3kg \ 5.1lbs
• Subwoofer Dimensions (W x H x D) : 440 x 305 x 305 (mm) \
16" x 12" x 12"
• Subwoofer Weight
: 12.1kg \ 26.7lbs
• Packaging Dimensions (W x H x D) : 1097 x 365 x 450 (mm) \
43.2" x 14.4" x 17.7"
• Reset your soundbar to its factory settings via press and hold
VOLUME -, VOLUME+ and SOURCE button on soundbar top
panel
Sound is strange after sound setting adjustment
• Reset audio setting by press and hold SOUND button on remote
control for 5 seconds
No sound from the wireless subwoofer.
• Check if the Subwoofer LED is in solid white colour. If white LED
is blinking, connection is lost. Manually pair the Subwoofer to
soundbar (see ‘Pair with the subwoofer’ on page 4).
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.
• When “ERROR” is displayed in USB source, it indicates that the
connected USB device or Audio file is not supported
Video
Wireless transmitter/receiver section
If there is no picture on the TV Screen
• Check that the soundbar power is ON, the intended source is
ON, and the input is set correctly on the soundbar.
• Bluetooth Frequency Range
: 2402MHz-2480MHz
Bluetooth
• Max Transmitting power
: 9dBm (EIRP)
• Packaging Weight (Gross)
: 17.85kg \ 39.4 lbs
• Bluetooth Transmitter modulation : GFSK, π/4 DQPSK,
8DPSK
• 5.8G Wireless Frequency Range
: 5740MHz-5840MHz
• 5.8G Max Transmitting power
: 20dBm (EIRP)
A device cannot connect with 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 soundbar is already connected with another Bluetooth
device. Press and hold BT button on your remote control to
disconnect the connected device, then try again.
10. TROUBLESHOOTING
• Turn off and turn off your Bluetooth device and try to connect
again.
If you have problems using this product, check the following points
before you request service.
• The device is not correctly connected. Connect the device
correctly.
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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 your Bluetooth device
closer to the soundbar, or remove any obstacle between the
device and the soundbar.
• For some Bluetooth device, the Bluetooth connection can be
deactivated automatically to save power. This does not indicate
any malfunction of the soundbar.
Remote Control
The remote control does not work.
• Check if the batteries are drained and replace with new batteries.
• If the distance between the remote control and the main unit
is too far, move it closer to the unit.
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Торговая марка
: JBL
Назначение товара
: Активная акустическая система
Изготовитель
: Харман Интернешнл Индастриз Инкорпорейтед, США, 06901 Коннектикут, г.Стэмфорд,
Страна происхождения
: Китай
Импортер в Россию
: OOO “ХАРМАН РУС СиАйЭс“, Россия, 127018, г.Москва, ул. Двинцев, д.12, к 1
Атлантик Стрит 400, офис 1500
Гарантийный период
: 1 год
Информация о сервисных центрах
: www.harman.com/ru
Срок службы
: 5 лет
тел. +7-800-700-0467
Товар сертифицирован
Дата производства
: Дата изготовления устройства определяется по двум буквенным обозначениям из второй группы
символов серийного номера изделия, следующих после разделительного знака «-». Кодировка
соответствует порядку букв латинского алфавита, начиная с января 2010 года: 000000-MY0000000,
где «M» - месяц производства (А - январь, B - февраль, C - март и т.д.) и «Y» - год производства
(A - 2010, B - 2011, C - 2012 и т.д.).
HARMAN International Industries,
Incorporated 8500 Balboa
Boulevard, Northridge, CA 91329
USA
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© 2017 HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated. All rights reserved. JBL is a trademark
of HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, registered in the United States and/or other
countries. Features, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice. The
Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and
any use of such marks by HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated is under license.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. The terms HDMI, the
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