OWNER’S MANUAL Wireless Sound Bar Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. MODEL SJ3 (SJ3, SPJ4B-W) *MFL69740056* www.lg.com Copyright © 2017 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved. 2 Getting Started Safety Information 1 CAUTION Getting Started RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the product. WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION: The apparatus should not be exposed to water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the apparatus. WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a confined space such as a book case or similar unit. CAUTION: Do not use high voltage products around this product. (ex. Electrical swatter) This product may malfunction due to electrical shock. CAUTION: No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the apparatus. CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from over heating. The openings shall be never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product shall not be placed in a builtin installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instruction has been adhered to. Getting Started CAUTION concerning the Power Cord NOTICE: For safety marking information including product identification and power supply ratings, please refer to the main label on the bottom or the other surface of the product. This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. How to Safely remove the battery or the battery pack from the equipment: To remove the old battery or battery pack, follow the assembly steps in reverse order. To prevent contamination of the environment and bring on possible threat to human and animal health, the old battery or the battery put it in the appropriate container at designated collection points. Do not dispose of batteries or battery pack together with other waste. It is recommended that you use local, free reimbursement systems batteries and accumulators. The battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like. 1 Getting Started Check the specification page of this owner’s manual to be certain of the current requirements. Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous. Any of these conditions could result in electric shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your device, and if its appearance indicates damage or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the device, and have the cord replaced with an exact replacement part by an authorized service center. Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the device. The Power Plug is the disconnecting device. In case of an emergency, the Power Plug must remain readily accessible 3 4 Getting Started Symbols ~ 1 0 Refers to alternating current (AC). Refers to direct current (DC). Getting Started Refers to class II equipment. 1 Refers to stand-by. ! Refers to “ON” (power). Refers to dangerous voltage. Table of Contents 5 Table of Contents 1 Getting Started 3Operating 2 6 6 6 7 8 8 9 10 11 Safety Information Unique features Introduction – Symbols used in this manual Remote control Front panel Rear panel About LED condition Installing the sound bar Mounting the main unit on a wall 19 Basic operations 19 – USB operation 19 Other operations 19 – Turn off the sound temporarily 19 – Using your TV remote control 20 – Auto power down 20 – AUTO POWER On/Off 21 – Auto function change 22Using BLUETOOTH® technology 22 – Listening to music stored on the Bluetooth devices 24 Using BLUETOOTH App 24 – Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto Your BLUETOOTH Device 24 – Activate Bluetooth with “Music Flow Bluetooth” App 26 Sound adjustment 26 – Setting the surround mode 26 – Adjust the woofer level settings 26 – Night mode 2Connecting 13 14 14 14 16 16 16 17 17 17 18 Wireless subwoofer connection Connecting to your TV – Using an OPTICAL cable – LG Sound Sync Optional equipment connection – OPTICAL IN connection – PORT. IN connection – USB connection – Compatible USB devices – USB device requirement – Playable file 4Troubleshooting 27 27 28 29 Troubleshooting – General – NOTES to use wireless – NOTES to release Demo mode 5Appendix 30 31 32 32 Trademarks and licenses Specifications Maintenance – Handling the unit 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 Getting Started Unique features Introduction Auto power down Symbols used in this manual Getting Started This unit supports to turn off by itself for saving energy consumption. ,,Note Indicates special notes and operating features. Portable In Listen to music from your portable device. (MP3 player, Notebook, Smart phone, etc..) LG Sound Sync Controls volume level of this unit by the remote control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG Sound Sync. BLUETOOTH® Listens to music stored on your Bluetooth device. USB playback Listens to music stored on your USB device. >>Caution Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages from abuse. Getting Started Remote control 7 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • a• • • • • • • • • • • • • • 1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF F : Selects the function and the input source. BASS BLAST : Selects reinforce the treble, bass and surround sound. CINEMA : Selects cinematic surround sound. VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume. (Mute) : Mutes the sound. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • b• • • • • • • • • • • • • • C/V (Skip/Search) : - Skips Fast backward or Forward. - Searches for a section within a file. dM (Play/Pause) : Starts playback. / Pauses playback. NIGHT ON/OFF : - Turns on or off Night mode. - Controls this unit using TV remote. (Refer to the page 19.) Replacement of battery Remove the battery cover on the rear of the remote control, and insert battery with and matched correctly. WOOFER LEVEL o/p : Adjusts sound level of subwoofer. AUTO POWER ON/OFF : - Turns on or off AUTO POWER function. (Refer to the page 20.) - Turns on or off the Bluetooth connection lock function. (Refer to the page 23.) 1 Getting Started ASC : Analyzes the property of input sound and provides the sound optimized for the content in real time. 8 Getting Started Front panel A 1 B C Getting Started G DE F A 1/! (Standby/On) F Function LED B F (Function) Selects the function and input source. G Speakers C p/o (Volume) Adjusts volume level. D Standby LED It lights up in red on standby mode. E Remote sensor Rear panel A B A PORT.IN : Portable input B OPTICAL IN : Optical input C USB C G Getting Started 9 About LED condition LED Description OPTICAL LED turns on. OPTICAL function is selected. OPTICAL LED blinks twice and turns on. LG Sound Sync (Optical) function is selected. USB LED turns on. USB function is selected. USB LED blinks. Paused USB playback. Bluetooth LED turns on. Paired with Bluetooth device. Bluetooth LED blinks. Waiting for Bluetooth connection. USB and Bluetooth LEDs turn on. PORTABLE function is selected. OPTICAL and USB LEDs turn on. LG Sound Sync (Wireless) function is selected. ,,Note yy When you press any button, standby LED (Red) on the main unit blinks. yy When you press (Mute) button, standby LED (Red) blinks slowly. yy When this unit reaches minimum volume, standby LED (Red) turns on for 2 seconds and blinks slowly. yy When this unit reaches maximum volume, standby LED (Red) turns on for 2 seconds. yy When you press volume (o/p) button continually, standby LED (Red) blinks quickly. 1 Getting Started Condition 10 Getting Started Installing the sound bar 1 You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the other device : TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc. Getting Started Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the device you want. (Refer to pages 14 - 18) >>Caution yy For best performance of wireless connection such as Bluetooth or wireless subwoofer, do not install the unit on Metallic furniture because wireless connection communicates through a module positioned on the bottom of the unit. yy Be careful not to make scratches on the surface of the Unit / Subwoofer when installing or moving them. Getting Started 11 Mounting the main unit on a wall 1. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket install guide with the bottom of TV and attach to the position. 1 You can mount the main unit on a wall. Getting Started >>Caution Because it is difficult to make a connection after installing this unit, you should connect the cables before installation. Prepare screws and brackets. 2. When you mount it on a wall (concrete), use the wall plugs (Not supplied). You should drill some holes. A guide sheet (Wall Bracket Install guide) is supplied to drill. Use the sheet to check the point to drill. Unit Wall bracket install guide Wall bracket ,,Note Screws and Wall Plugs are not supplied for mounting the unit. We recommend the Hilti (HUD-1 6 x 30) for the mounting. 3. Remove the Wall bracket install guide. 12 Getting Started 4. Fix it with screws (not supplied) as shown in the illustration below. 5. Hang the main unit onto the bracket as shown below. 1 Getting Started >>Caution yy Do not install this unit upside down. It can damage the parts of this unit or be the cause of personal injury. yy Do not hang onto the installed unit and avoid any impact to the unit. yy Secure the unit firmly to the wall so that it does not fall off. If the unit falls off, it may result in an injury or damage to the product. yy When the unit is installed on a wall, please make sure that a child does not pull any of connecting cables, as it may cause it to fall. ,,Note Detach the unit from the bracket as shown below. Connecting 13 Wireless subwoofer connection 1.Press Pairing button on the rear of the wireless subwoofer. LED indicator of wireless subwoofer Status Green (Blink) Attempting to make connection. Green The connection is completed. Red The wireless subwoofer is in standby mode or the connection is failed. Off (No display) The power cord of wireless subwoofer is disconnected. Setting up the wireless subwoofer for the first time 1. Connect the power cord to the subwoofer and plug the power cord into a power outlet. 2. Turn on the main unit : The sound bar and wireless subwoofer will be automatically connected. -- Green LED on the rear of wireless subwoofer turns on. Manually pairing wireless subwoofer When your connection is not completed, you can check red LED on the wireless subwoofer and the wireless subwoofer does not make sound. To solve the problem, follow the steps below. 2 -- The green LED on the rear of the wireless subwoofer blinks quickly. 2. Turn on the main unit. 3. Pairing is completed. -- The green LED on the rear of the wireless subwoofer turns on. ,,Note yy It takes a few seconds (and may take longer) for the main unit and the subwoofer to communicate with each other and make sounds. yy The closer the main unit and the subwoofer, the better sound quality. It is recommended to install the main unit and the subwoofer as close as possible and avoid the cases below. -- There is an obstacle between the main unit and the subwoofer. -- There is a device using same frequency with this wireless connection such as a medical equipment, a microwave or a wireless LAN device. -- Keep the sound bar and the subwoofer away from the device (ex. wireless router, microwave oven, etc.) over 1m to prevent wireless interference. !P Connecting LED Colour 14 Connecting Connecting to your TV Using an OPTICAL cable 1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an OPTICAL cable. 2 LG Sound Sync You can control some functions of this unit by your TV's remote control with LG Sound Sync. It is compatible with an LG TV that supports LG Sound Sync. Make sure of the LG Sound Sync logo on your TV. Connecting Controllable function by LG TV's remote control : Volume up/down, Mute Optical cable Refer to the TV's instruction manual for the details of LG Sound Sync. Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your equipment. ,,Note 2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. ,,Note yy Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to remove the protection plug cover if your cable has the cover. yy You can enjoy the TV audio through the speakers of this unit. In the case of some TV models, you must select the external speaker option from the TV menu. (For details, reference your TV user manual.) yy Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the sound through this unit : TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound output] [ [External speaker (Optical)] yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending on the manufacturers or models of your TV. yy You can also use the remote control of this unit while using LG Sound Sync. If you use TV's remote control again, the unit synchronizes with the TV. yy When the connection fails, make sure of the condition of the TV and power. yy Make sure of the condition of this unit and the connection in the cases below when using LG Sound Sync. -- The unit is turned off. -- Changing to a different function. -- Disconnecting the optical cable. -- Disconnecting the wireless connection caused by interference or a distance. yy The amount of time to turn off this unit is different depending on your TV when you set AUTO POWER function to ON. yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending on the models of your TV. Connecting 15 With wired connection With wireless connection 1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an optical cable. 1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 on the remote control or 1/! on the unit. 2. Select the input source to LG TV by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. Optical cable 3. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 on the remote control or 1/! on the unit. 4. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. ,,Note If you turned off the unit directly by pressing 1 on the remote control or 1/! on the unit., LG Sound Sync (Wireless) will be disconnected. To use this function again, you should reconnect the TV and the unit. 2 Connecting 2. Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the sound through this unit : TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Optical)] 3. Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the sound through this unit : TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Wireless)] 16 Connecting Optional equipment connection PORT. IN connection OPTICAL IN connection Connect an optical output jack of external devices to the OPTICAL IN jack. 2 Portable cable Connecting To the digital optical output jack of external device Optical cable 1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the unit to OPTICAL OUT jack of your external device. 2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. 3. Listen to sound. ,,Note Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to remove the protection plug cover if your cable has the cover. MP3 player, etc... Listening to music from your portable player The unit can be used to play the music from many types of portable players or external devices. 1. Connect the portable player to the PORTABLE IN connector of the unit by using 3.5 mm stereo cable. 2. Select the input source to PORTABLE by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. 3. Turn on the portable player or external device and start playing it. Connecting 17 USB connection USB device requirement Connect USB memory device to the USB port on the back of the unit. yy Devices which require additional program installation connected to a computer, are not supported. yy Do not extract the USB device while in operation. yy For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than a few minutes to be searched. For more information of playing files on a USB, refer to the page 19. Removing the USB Device from the unit. 1. Choose a different function/mode. 2. Remove the USB device from the unit. Compatible USB devices yy The unit’s USB Port can not be connected to PC. The unit can not be used as a storage device. yy The exFAT file system is not supported on this unit. (FAT16/FAT32 systems are available.) yy Depending on some devices, it may not available to recognize the followings on this unit. -- External HDD -- Card readers -- Locked devices yy MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player. yy USB Flash Drive : Devices that support USB 1.1. -- Hard type USB devices yy The USB function of this unit does not support some USB devices. -- Using USB extension cable -- USB hub -- iPhone/iPod/iPad -- Android device 2 Connecting yy To prevent data loss, back up all data. yy This unit is not supported when the total number of files is 1000 or more. 18 Connecting Playable file Sampling Frequency MP3 : within 32 to 48 kHz WMA : within 32 to 48 kHz ,,Note yy Folders and files on the USB are recognized as below. : Folder : File Bitrate 2 MP3 : within 80 to 320 kbps WMA : within 56 to 128 kbps a D Connecting yy Maximum files : Under 999 yy Maximum directories : Under 99 E yy A protected file by DRM (Digital rights management) cannot be played on the unit. yy Video files in the USB storage device can not be played. C b F G c H I yy Depending on the performance of your USB device, playback may not work well. A d J B yy File will be played from file $A to file $J one by one. yy Files will be played in order recorded and it may be different depending on the record circumstances. yy You can't see a folder or file through this unit. Operating 19 Basic operations Other operations USB operation Turn off the sound temporarily 1. Connect the USB device to the USB port. Press (Mute) to mute your unit. To cancel it, press (Mute) again on the remote control or change the volume level. 2. Select the input source to USB by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. To Playback Pause Do this Press dM. During playback, press dM. You can control some functions of this unit by your TV remote control even by other company’s product. Controllable functions are volume up/down and mute. Press and hold NIGHT ON on the remote control for about 2 seconds. To turn off this function, press and hold NIGHT OFF about 2 seconds. ,,Note yy Supported TV brands LG Panasonic Philips Samsung Sharp Sony Toshiba Vizio Search for a section within a file Press and hold C/V during playback and release it at the point you want to listen to. yy Make sure that the sound output of your TV is set to [External speaker]. Resume playback This unit memorizes a current song which is played before changing the function or turning off the unit. yy This function does not operate on LG TV's magic remote control. ,,Note yy The resume point may be cleared when you pull out the power cord or removing the USB device from the unit. yy If the USB function is not working, check the USB function is selected. yy When you pause the USB playback, USB LED on the main unit blinks. yy Depending on the remote control, this function may not work well. 3 Operating During playback, press V on the remote control to go to the next file. Playing less than 2 seconds, Skip to the next/ press C on the remote previous file control to go to the previous file. Playing after 3 seconds, press C on the remote control to go to the beginning of the file. Using your TV remote control 20 Operating Auto power down This unit will turn itself off to save electric consumption if the main unit is not connected to an external device and has not been used for 15 minutes. This unit also turns off after six hours if the Main unit has been connected to another device using the analog input. (Ex : Portable, etc..) AUTO POWER On/Off This unit automatically turns on by an input source : Optical, LG TV or Bluetooth. 3 Operating When you turn on your TV or an external device connected to this unit, this unit recognizes the input signal and select the suitable function. You can hear the sound from your device. If you try to connect your Bluetooth device, this unit turns on and the unit will be connected your Bluetooth device. This function turns on or off you press AUTO POWER ON/OFF. ,,Note yy After the unit is turned on by AUTO POWER function, it will be automatically turned off if there is no signal for a certain period of time from the external device. yy If you turned off the unit directly, it cannot be turned on automatically by AUTO POWER function. However the unit can be turned on by AUTO POWER function when optical signal comes in after 5 seconds of no signal. yy Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate. yy If you disconnect Bluetooth connection by this unit, some Bluetooth devices try to connect to the unit continually. Therefore it is recommended to disconnect the connection before turn off the unit. yy When you turn on this unit for the first time, Auto Power function is turned on status. yy To use this function, the main unit must be registered in paired devices list of Bluetooth device. yy You can set the AUTO POWER function only when this unit is turned on. Operating 21 Auto function change This unit recognizes input signals such as Optical, Bluetooth, LG TV and Portable and then changes suitable function automatically. When optical signal comes in ,,Note yy To change to optical function, it needs 5 seconds of no signal. yy If the Bluetooth connection lock function is set, Bluetooth connection will be only available on Bluetooth and LG TV function. (Refer to the 23 page.) When you turn on the external device connected to this unit by an optical cable, this unit change the function to optical. You can hear the sound from your device. When you try to connect Bluetooth device When LG TV signal comes in When you turn on your LG TV connected by LG Sound Sync (Wireless connection), this unit changes the function to LG TV. You can hear the sound from your TV. When connect a Portable device When you connect your portable device using a portable cable, this unit changes the function to Portable. You can hear the music from your device. 3 Operating When you try to connect your Bluetooth device to this unit, Bluetooth function is selected. Play your music on the Bluetooth device. 22 Operating Using BLUETOOTH® technology Listening to music stored on the Bluetooth devices Pairing your unit and Bluetooth device About Bluetooth Bluetooth is wireless communication technology for short range connection. The sound may be interrupted when the connection interfered by the other electronic wave or you connect the Bluetooth in the other rooms. 3 Operating Connecting individual devices under Bluetooth wireless technology does not incur any charges. A mobile phone with Bluetooth wireless technology can be operated via the Cascade if the connection was made via Bluetooth wireless technology. yy Available Devices : Smart phone, MP3 player, Notebook, etc.. yy Version : 4.0 yy Codec : SBC Bluetooth Profiles In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, devices must be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with following profile. A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure the Bluetooth feature is turned on in to your Bluetooth device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide. Once a pairing operation is performed, it does not need to be performed again. 1. Select the input source to Bluetooth by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. -- Bluetooth LED will blink. 2. Operate the Bluetooth device and perform the pairing operation. When searching for this unit with the Bluetooth device, a list of the devices found may appear in the Bluetooth device display depending on the type of Bluetooth device. Your unit appears as “LG SJ3 (XX)”. ,,Note yy XX means the last two digits of Bluetooth address. For example, if your unit has a Bluetooth address such as 9C:02:98:4A:F7:08, you will see “LG SJ3 (08)” on your Bluetooth device. yy Depending on the Bluetooth device type, some device have a different pairing way. Enter the PIN code (0000) as needed. 3. When this unit is successfully connected with your Bluetooth device, Bluetooth LED will turn on. 4. Listen to music. To play a music stored on your Bluetooth device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide. Operating 23 ,,Note yy When using Bluetooth technology, you have to make a connection between the unit and the Bluetooth device as close as possible and keep the distance. However it may not work well in the cases below : -- There is a obstacle between the unit and the Bluetooth device. -- There is a device using same frequency with Bluetooth technology such as a medical equipment, a microwave or a wireless LAN device. yy You should connect your Bluetooth device to this unit again when you restart it. yy You may not control the Bluetooth device with this unit. yy Pairing is limited one Bluetooth device per one unit and multi-pairing is not supported. yy Depending on the type of the device, you may not be able to use the Bluetooth function. yy You can enjoy Bluetooth function using Smart phone, MP3 player, Notebook, etc.. yy The more distance between the unit and the Bluetooth device, the lower the sound quality becomes. yy Bluetooth connection will be disconnected when the unit is turned off or the Bluetooth device gets far from the unit. yy When Bluetooth connection is disconnected, connect the Bluetooth device to the unit again. yy When the unit is not connected with Bluetooth device, Bluetooth LED will blink. yy When you connect a Bluetooth device (iOS device etc.) to this unit or operate the device, the volume level can be synchronized between the two devices. yy You can control a Bluetooth device using C/V (Skip) and dM (Play/Pause) buttons on the remote control. You can limit Bluetooth connection to only Bluetooth and LG TV function to prevent unintended Bluetooth connection. Press and hold AUTO POWER ON on the remote control for about 2 seconds to turn on this function in Bluetooth function. To turn off this function, press and hold AUTO POWER OFF on the remote control for about 2 seconds in Bluetooth function. ,,Note Even if you set up Bluetooth connection lock to On, this sound bar turns on by Auto Power function. 3 Operating yy The sound may be interrupted when the connection interfered by the other electronic wave. BLUETOOTH connection lock (BT lock) 24 Operating Using BLUETOOTH App ,,Note yy Only Android OS is available to use “Music Flow Bluetooth” app with this unit. yy Additional data charges may occur if installed over 3G/4G, according to your device plan. About “Music Flow Bluetooth” App “Music Flow Bluetooth” app brings a suite of new features to this unit. 3 Operating To enjoy more features, you are recommended to download and install free “Music Flow Bluetooth” app. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto Your BLUETOOTH Device There are two ways to install “Music Flow Bluetooth” app onto your Bluetooth device. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App through QR code 1. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” app through QR code. Use the scanning software to scan the QR code. 2. Tap an icon for installation. ,,Note yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is connected to the Internet. yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device has a scanning software application. If you don’t have one, download one from “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)”. yy Depending on the area, QR code may not work. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App through “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” 1. Tap the “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” icon. 2. In the search bar, type in the “Music Flow Bluetooth” and search it. 3. In the search result list, find and tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” to start downloading Bluetooth app. 4. Tap an icon for installation. 5. Tap an icon for downloading. ,,Note yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is connected to the Internet. yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is equipped with “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)”. Activate Bluetooth with “Music Flow Bluetooth” App “Music Flow Bluetooth” app helps to connect your Bluetooth device to this unit. 1. Tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” app icon on the home screen to open “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, and go to the main menu. 2. If you want to get more information to operate, tap [Setting] and tap [Help] menu. Operating 25 ,,Note yy “Music Flow Bluetooth” app will be available in the software version as follow; -- Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later) yy If you use “Music Flow Bluetooth” app for operation, there would be some differences between “Music Flow Bluetooth” app and the supplied remote control. Use the supplied remote control as necessary. yy Depending on the Bluetooth device, “Music Flow Bluetooth” app may not work. yy After connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, music may be output from your device. In this case, try connecting procedure again. yy When “Music Flow Bluetooth” app operates abnormally, check your Bluetooth device and the connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth” app and then try to connect again. yy Depending on the smart phone's operating system, you have some differences for “Music Flow Bluetooth” operation. yy Even though Bluetooth connection will be disconnected, you can use “Music Flow Bluetooth” app when you change the function. yy Additional features offered by "Music Flow Bluetooth" app may not work depending on distance the between this unit and Bluetooth device and wireless conditions. 3 Operating yy If you operate the other applications or change the settings on your Bluetooth device while using “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, “Music Flow Bluetooth” app may operate abnormally. 26 Operating Sound adjustment Setting the surround mode This system has a number of pre-set surround sound fields. You can select a desired sound mode by using each sound mode button. Sound effect 3 Description Analyzes the property of input ASC sound and provides the sound (Adaptive Sound optimized for the content in Control) real time. Operating BASS BLAST Reinforces the treble, bass and surround sound effect. CINEMA You can enjoy more immersive and cinematic surround sound. ,,Note yy In some of sound effect mode, some speakers, there’s no sound or low sound. It depends on the mode of sound and the source of audio, it is not defective. yy You may need to reset the sound effect mode, after switching the input, sometimes even after the sound file changed. Adjust the woofer level settings You can adjust the sound level of woofer by pressing WOOFER LEVEL o/p button. ,,Note When the subwoofer level reaches maximum or minimum, standby LED (Red) on the main unit turns on for 2 seconds. Night mode This function is useful when you want to watch movies at low volume late at night. Set Night mode to On to reduce the sound intensity and improve fineness and softness. Press NIGHT ON/OFF button to turn on or off night mode. Troubleshooting 27 Troubleshooting General PROBLEM CAUSE & CORRECTION yy Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn them on again. The unit does not work properly. yy Disconnect the power cord of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and then try connecting again. yy Previous setting may not be saved when device power is shut off. No Power yy The power cord is unplugged. Plug in the power cord. yy Check whether electricity failed. Check the condition by operating other electronic devices. yy Incorrect input source is selected. Check the input source and select the correct input source. yy When you are using connection with an external device (set top box, Bluetooth device etc.), adjust volume level of the device. No woofer sound yy The power cord of woofer is not connected. Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. yy Pairing between the unit and woofer gets disconnected. Connect the unit and woofer. (Refer to the page 13.) yy The remote control is too far from the unit. Operate the remote control within about 7 m. The remote control does not work properly. yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit. Remove the obstacle. The AUTO POWER function does not work. yy Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player or Bluetooth device. LG Sound Sync does not work. The unit does not connect with Bluetooth device yy The batteries in the remote control is exhausted. Replace the batteries with new one. yy Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate. yy Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync. yy Check connection of LG Sound Sync (Optical or wireless). yy Check sound setting of your TV and this unit. yy Turn off the Bluetooth connection lock function. (Refer to the page 23.) 4 Troubleshooting No sound yy The mute function is activated. Press (Mute) or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function. 28 Troubleshooting PROBLEM CAUSE & CORRECTION Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them. When you feel the output sound of the unit is low. yy Change Audio DRC setting on connected device setup menu to [OFF] state. yy With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM]. yy With the sound bar connected with Player, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on Player Setup Menu from [PCM] to [PRIMARY PASS-THROUGH] or [BITSTREAM]. yy Make sure Night Mode is not On. Turn [OFF] Night Mode. NOTES to use wireless PROBLEM 4 This device may have wireless interference. CAUSE & CORRECTION yy Wireless may not operate normally in weak signal area. yy Please install the device close enough to wireless subwoofer. yy Do not install the device on metal furniture for optimum performance. Troubleshooting yy When any part of your body contact the transceiver of the Bluetooth device or sound bar. yy When there is an obstacle or wall or the device is installed in a secluded spot. Bluetooth device may yy When there is a device(a wireless LAN, a medical equipment or a microwave) using same frequency, make the distance between the products as far away as possible malfunction or make each other. noise in the following cases. yy When to connecting the device to the Bluetooth device, make the distance between the products as close as possible each other. yy When the device gets too far from the Bluetooth device, the connection is disconnected and also malfunction may occur. Troubleshooting 29 NOTES to release Demo mode PROBLEM CAUSE & CORRECTION Can not change input source with F button such as BT (Bluetooth) etc. and All the function LEDs are turned on. yy Unplug the power cord and plug it in again. If that doesn’t work, press and hold F button (About 15 seconds) on the main unit until the function LED indicates current selected function. Remote Control does not work. (No response) 4 Troubleshooting 30 Appendix Trademarks and licenses All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by LG Electronics is under license. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Audio, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. 5 Appendix For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com. Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS Digital Surround is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. Appendix 31 Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label. Power consumption Refer to main label. Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 950 mm x 71 mm x 47 mm Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Bus Power Supply 5 V 0 500 mA Available Digital Input Audio Sampling Frequency 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz Available Digital Input Audio format Dolby Audio, DTS Digital Surround, PCM Inputs OPTICAL IN (Digital audio in) 3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1 PORT. IN (Portable in) 0.32 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) x 1 Amplifier (RMS Output power) 300 W RMS Front 50 W RMS x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz, 10% THD) Subwoofer 200 W RMS (3 Ω at 80 Hz, 10% THD) Wireless subwoofer Power requirements Refer to main label on the subwoofer. Power consumption Refer to main label on the subwoofer. Type 1 Way 1 Speaker Impedance 3Ω Rated Input Power 200 W RMS Max. Input Power 400 W RMS Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 171 mm x 320 mm x 252mm yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. 5 Appendix Total 32 Appendix Maintenance Handling the unit When shipping the unit Please save the original shipping carton and packing materials. If you need to ship the unit, for maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. Keeping the exterior surfaces clean yy Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray near the unit. yy Wiping with strong pressure may damage the surface. yy Do not leave rubber or plastic products in contact with the unit for a long period of time. Cleaning the unit 5 Appendix To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner, as these might damage the surface of the unit.