OWNER’S MANUAL
Wireless
Sound Bar
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
MODEL
SH3B (SH3B, SPH3B-W)
*MFL69465207*
www.lg.com
Getting Started
Safety Information
CAUTION
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.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a
dedicated circuit;
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only
that appliance and has no additional outlets or
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this
owner’s manual to be certain. 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
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the
appliance, 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 appliance. The Power Plug is the disconnecting
device. In case of an emergency, the Power Plug must
remain readily accessible.
1
Getting Started
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
3
4
Getting Started
This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
1
Getting Started
Safety way to remove the battery from the
equipment: Remove the old battery or battery pack,
follow the steps in reverse order than the assembly.
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 together with other
waste. It is recommended that you use local, free
reimbursement systems batteries and accumulators.
The battery should not be exposed to excessive heat
such as sunshine, fire or the like.
Symbols
~
0
Refers to alternating current (AC).
Refers to direct current (DC).
Refers to class II equipment.
1
Refers to stand-by.
!
Refers to “ON” (power).
Refers to dangerous voltage.
RF Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment should be installed and operated with
minimum distance 20 cm between the radiator and
your body.
yy The appliance is not intended for use by young
children or infirm persons without supervision.
yy Young Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with appliance.
yy If the appliance is supplied from a cord extension
set or an electrical portable outlet device, the
cord extension set on electrical portable outlet
device must be positioned so that it is not
subject to splashing (of water or any form of
liquid) or ingress of moisture.
Table of Contents
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Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
3Operating
3
6
6
6
6
6
6
6
7
8
8
9
10
Safety Information
Unique features
– Auto power down
– Portable In
– LG Sound Sync
Introduction
– Symbols used in this manual
Accessories
Remote control
Front panel
Rear panel
About LED condition
Installing the sound bar
14 Operations
14 – DRC (Dynamic range control)
14 – Turn off the sound temporarily
14 – Auto LED Off
14 – Using your TV remote control
15 – AUTO POWER On/Off
15 – Auto function change
16 – LG Sound Sync
17Using BLUETOOTH® technology
17 – Listening to music stored on the
BLUETOOTH devices
18 Using BLUETOOTH App
18 – Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto
Your BLUETOOTH Device
19 – Activate Bluetooth with
“Music Flow Bluetooth” App
20 Sound adjustment
20 – Setting the surround mode
20 – Adjust the woofer level settings
2Connecting
11
12
12
13
13
13
Wireless subwoofer connection
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
Optional equipment connection
– OPTICAL IN connection
– PORT. IN connection
4Troubleshooting
21
22
Troubleshooting
NOTES to use wireless
5Appendix
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24
25
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Trademarks and licenses
Specifications
Maintenance
– Handling the unit
1
2
3
4
5
6
Getting Started
Unique features
1
Auto power down
Getting Started
This unit supports to turn off by itself for saving
energy consumption.
Portable In
Listen to music from your portable device.
(MP3 player, Notebook, Smart phone, etc..)
Accessories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
Remote control (1)
LG Sound Sync
Controls volume level of this unit by the remote
control of your LG TV that is compatible
with LG Sound Sync.
Introduction
Symbols used in this manual
,,Note
Indicates special notes and operating features.
>>Caution
Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages
from abuse.
Optical cable (1)
Batteries (2)
Getting Started
Remote control
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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • a• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
1 (Power): Switches the unit ON or OFF.
F : Changes input sources.
ASC : Selects ASC (Adaptive Sound Control) sound
effect.
1
STANDARD : Selects STANDARD sound effect.
Getting Started
CINEMA : Selects CINEMA sound effect.
(Mute) : Mutes the sound.
VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume.
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • b• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
DRC ON/OFF : Turns on or off DRC function. (Refer
to the page 14.)
WOOFER LEVEL o/p : Adjusts sound level of
subwoofer.
AUTO POWER ON/OFF: Turns on or off AUTO
POWER function. (Refer to the page 15.)
Replacement of battery
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the remote
control, and insert battery with and matched
correctly.
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Getting Started
Front panel
A
1
B
C
Getting Started
G
D E 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
G
Getting Started
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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.
Bluetooth LED turns on.
Paired with Bluetooth device.
Bluetooth LED blinks.
Waiting for Bluetooth connection.
PORTABLE LED turns on.
PORTABLE function is selected.
OPTICAL, Bluetooth and
PORTABLE 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.
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 12 - 13.)
>>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/Sub-Woofer when
installing or moving them.
Connecting 11
Wireless subwoofer
connection
3. If the LED of the wireless subwoofer already
blinks in yellow-green continually, you can skip
this step.
Press and hold PAIRING on the back of the
wireless subwoofer for more than 5 seconds.
LED indicator of wireless subwoofer
Status
Yellow green
(Blink)
Attempting to make connection.
Yellow green
The connection is completed.
Red/
Yellow green
(Blink
alternately)
The wireless subwoofer
connection is initialized.
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 of the wireless
subwoofer to the outlet.
2. Turn on the main unit : The main unit and wireless
subwoofer will be automatically connected.
Manually pairing wireless subwoofer
When your connection is not completed, you can see
the red LED or the blinking of yellow-green LED on
the wireless subwoofer and the subwoofer does not
make sound. To solve the problem, follow the below
steps.
1. Adjust volume level of the main unit to minimum
by pressing VOL p button repeatedly until
standby LED on the main unit blinks slowly.
2. Press and hold
(Mute) on the remote control
for about 3 seconds.
-- The standby LED on the main unit blinks
quickly.
2
-- The LED of the wireless subwoofer lights up
alternately in red and yellow-green.
4. Disconnect the power cord of the main unit and
the wireless subwoofer.
5. Connect them again after the LED of the main
unit and the wireless subwoofer is fully turned
off.
The main unit and the wireless subwoofer will be
paired automatically when you turn on the main
unit.
-- When the connection is completed, you can
see the yellow-green LED on the subwoofer.
,,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 a 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.
Connecting
LED Color
12 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
,,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.)
Connecting
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)]
Optical
cable
2. Set the input source to OPTICAL. Press F button
repeatedly until the function is selected.
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the manufacturers or models of your TV.
Connecting 13
Optional equipment
connection
PORT. IN connection
OPTICAL IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices to
the OPTICAL IN jack.
2
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 TV (or digital
device etc.)
2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing F
button repeatedly until the function is selected.
3. Listen to sound.
4.Press F to exit from OPTICAL.
,,Note
Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to
remove the protection plug cover if your cable
has the cover.
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. Turn the power on by pressing 1 (Power).
3. Select the PORTABLE function by pressing F
button repeatedly until the function is selected.
4. Turn on the portable player or external device and
start playing it.
Connecting
MP3 player, etc...
14 Operating
Operations
DRC (Dynamic range control)
Make the sound clear when the volume is turned
down and prevent sudden increase of sound (Dolby
Digital only). This function turns on or off you press
DRC ON/OFF.
Turn off the sound temporarily
Press
3
(Mute) to mute your unit. To cancel it, press
(Mute) again on the remote control or change
the volume level.
Using your TV remote control
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 DRC ON on the remote control for
about 2 seconds.
To turn off this function, press and hold DRC OFF
about 2 seconds.
,,Note
yy Supported TV brands
LG
Panasonic
Philips
Samsung
Sharp
Sony
Toshiba
Vizio
Operating
Auto LED Off
yy Make sure that the sound output of your TV
is set to [External speaker].
This unit automatically turns off the LED.
yy Depending on the remote control, this
function may not work well.
Press and hold AUTO POWER ON on the remote
control for about 2 seconds. Then Auto LED Off
function is turned on. (Default : ON)
OPTICAL, LG TV : If there is no key input for about
20 seconds, function LED will turn off.
To turn off this function, press and hold AUTO
POWER OFF on the remote control for about
2 seconds. Function LED always turned on.
,,Note
Even if turn on the Auto LED Off function,
Bluetooth and PORTABLE LED will not turn off.
Auto power down
This unit will be off itself to save electric consumption
in the case main unit is not connected to external
device and is not used for 20 minutes.
So does this unit after six hours since Main unit has
been connected to other device using analog input.
(Ex : Portable, etc..)
How to disconnect the wireless
network connection or the wireless
device
Set up the AUTO POWER ON/OFF function to off
and turn off the unit.
Operating 15
AUTO POWER On/Off
Auto function change
This unit automatically turns on by an input source :
Optical, LG TV or Bluetooth.
This unit recognizes input signals such as Optical,
Bluetooth, LG TV and Portable and then changes
suitable function automatically.
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
When optical signal comes in
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 you try to connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit, Bluetooth function is selected. Play your
music on the Bluetooth 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.
When LG TV signal comes in
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 only when this
unit is turned on.
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.
,,Note
yy To change to optical function, it needs
5 seconds of no signal.
3
Operating
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.
16 Operating
LG Sound Sync
With wired connection
1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an
optical cable.
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.
Optical
cable
Controllable function by LG TV's remote control :
Volume up/down, Mute
Refer to the TV's instruction manual for the details
of LG Sound Sync.
3
Make one of the following connections, depending on
the capabilities of your equipment.
Operating
,,Note
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.
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. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 (Power) on the
remote control.
yy When the connection fails, make sure of the
condition of the TV and power.
4. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing
F button repeatedly.
yy Make sure of the condition of this unit and
the connection in the cases below when using
LG Sound Sync.
With wireless connection
-- Turn off the unit.
-- 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.
1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 (Power) on the
remote control.
2. Select the input source to LG TV by pressing
F button repeatedly.
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)]
,,Note
yy If you turned off the unit directly by pressing
1 (Power), LG Sound Sync (Wireless) will be
disconnected. To use this function again, you
should reconnect the TV and the unit.
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending on
the models of your TV.
Operating 17
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.
yy Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop,
PDA etc.
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)
1. Turn on the unit.
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 SH3B (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 SH3B (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 turned
on.
4. Listen to music.
To play a music stored on your Bluetooth device,
refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
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.
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.
18 Operating
,,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 case
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.
3
yy You should connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit again when you restart it.
Operating
yy The sound may be interrupted when the
connection interfered by the other electronic
wave.
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.
Using BLUETOOTH App
,,Note
Only Android OS is available to use “Music Flow
Bluetooth” app with this unit.
About “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app brings a suite of new
features to this unit.
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.
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 not connected the Bluetooth,
Bluetooth LED will blink.
2. Tap an icon for installation.
3. 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
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.
Operating 19
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.
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. Tap [Menu] and select the unit you want.
3. If you want to get more information to operate,
tap [Setting] and tap [Help] menu.
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 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.
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 Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
equipped with “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”.
,,Note
20 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
STANDARD
You can enjoy optimized sound.
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.
Troubleshooting 21
Troubleshooting
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
yy Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device
(TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn it 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 the condition by operating other electronic devices.
yy Incorrect input source is selected.
Check the input source and select the correct input source.
No sound
yy The mute function is activated.
Press (Mute) or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function.
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 11.)
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.
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.
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Troubleshooting
yy When you are using connection with a external device
(set top box, Bluetooth device etc.), adjust volume level of the device.
22 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 Switch [ON] state of DRC function to [OFF] by using remote controller.
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 Change Audio DRC setting on Player setup menu to [OFF] state.
NOTES to use wireless
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PROBLEM
Troubleshooting
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.
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.
Appendix 23
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.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of
their respective owners.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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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.
24 Appendix
Specifications
General
Power requirements
Refer to main label.
Refer to main label.
Power consumption
Networked standby : 0.5 W
(If all network ports are activated.)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 950 mm x 71 mm x 47 mm
Net Weight
Approx. 2.47 kg
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Inputs
OPTICAL IN (Digital audio in)
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
PORT. IN (Portable in)
0.5 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) x 1
Available Digital Input Audio
Sampling Frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz
Available Digital Input Audio format Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, PCM
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Amplifier (RMS Output power)
Appendix
Total
300 W
Front
50 W x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz, 10% THD)
Subwoofer
200 W (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
Max. Input Power
400 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 171 mm x 390 mm x 261mm
Net Weight
Approx. 5.6 kg
yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Appendix 25
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
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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.
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