OWNER’S MANUAL Wireless Sound Bar Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. MODEL SJ5 (SJ5, SPJ5-W) *MFL69759867* www.lg.com Copyright © 2017 LG Electronics. 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 device shall not be exposed to water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the device. 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 device. 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. For models using an adapter Only use the AC adapter supplied with this device. Do not use a power supply from another device or another manufacturer. Using any other power cable or power supply may cause damage to the device and void your warranty. 1 Getting Started Check the specification page of this owner’s manual to be certain of the power requirements for this device. 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 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 OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE NOTICE INFORMATION 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. To obtain the source code under GPL, LGPL, MPL, and other open source licenses, that is contained in this product, please visit http://opensource.lge.com. In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available for download. LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping and handling) upon email request to firstname.lastname@example.org. This offer is valid for three (3) years from the date on which you purchased the product. Table of Contents 5 Table of Contents 1 Getting Started 3Operating 2 6 6 6 7 8 8 9 10 Safety Information Unique features Introduction – Symbols used in this manual Remote control Front panel Rear panel Installing the sound bar Mounting the main unit on a wall 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 25 25 26 26 27 27 2Connecting 12 12 14 14 15 16 18 19 19 20 20 21 21 21 22 Connecting the AC Adapter Wireless subwoofer connection Connecting to your TV – Using an OPTICAL cable – LG Sound Sync – Using an HDMI cable – Additional information for HDMI Optional equipment connection – HDMI connection – Optical In connection – Portable In connection – USB connection – Compatible USB devices – USB device requirement – Playable file 28 29 29 29 31 31 31 31 31 Basic operations – USB operation Other operations – AV Sync – Turn off the sound temporarily – Auto display dimmer – Using your TV remote control – Auto power down – AUTO POWER On/Off – Auto function change – Quick Start Using BLUETOOTH® technology – Listening to music stored on the Bluetooth devices – BLUETOOTH connection lock (BT Lock) Using BLUETOOTH App – Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto Your BLUETOOTH Device – Activate BLUETOOTH with “Music Flow Bluetooth” App Sound adjustment – Setting sound effect – Adjust volume level automatically – Adjust the Subwoofer/Treble/Bass – Night mode 4Troubleshooting 32 32 33 34 Troubleshooting – General – NOTES to use wireless – NOTES to release Demo mode 5Appendix 35 36 38 38 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 will turn off by itself for energy saving consumption. 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. Introduction Symbols used in this manual ,,Note Indicates special notes and operating features. >>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. Display USB USB Bluetooth BT HDMI IN HDMI Portable PORT. LG Sound Sync (Wireless) LG TV OPT/HDMI ARC. SOUND EFFECT : Selects a sound effect mode. VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume. (Night mode) : Turns on or off Night mode. (Mute) : Mutes the sound. Replacement of Battery : Adjusts sound level of subwoofer, treble and bass (Refer to the page 31.) • • • • • • • • • • • • • • b• • • • • • • • • • • • • • C/V (Skip/Search) : - Skips Fast backward or Forward. - Searches for a section within a file. dM (Play/Pause) : Starts playback. / Pauses playback. FOLDER o/p : Searches a folder on USB device. REPEAT : Listens to your files repeatedly or randomly. Remove the battery cover on the rear of the remote control, and insert the battery with and matched correctly. AUTO VOL : Turns on or off the AUTO VOLUME mode. AV SYNC : - Synchronizes the audio and video. - Controls this unit using TV remote. (Refer to the page 24.) AUTO POWER : - Turns on or off AUTO POWER function. (Refer to the page 25.) - Turns on or off the Bluetooth connection lock. (Refer to the page 28.) 1 Getting Started Input source / Function ARC Optical LG Sound Sync (Optical) 8 Getting Started Front panel 1 Getting Started ARemote sensor CThe buttons are located on the rear. BDisplay window Rear panel Ao/p: (Volume) : Adjusts volume level BDC IN : AC adapter input F (Function) : Selects the function and input source. COPTICAL IN : Optical input 1 (Standby) EUSB DPORTABLE IN : Portable input FHDMI OUT (TV ARC) / IN : HDMI output / input Getting Started 9 Installing the sound bar You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the other device : TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc. >>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. 1 Getting Started Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the device you want. (Refer to pages 14 - 22.) 10 Getting Started Mounting the main unit on a wall 1 1. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket install guide with the bottom of TV and attach to the position. 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. 2. When you mount it on a wall (concrete), use the wall plugs. 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. Preparation materials Unit Wall bracket install guide Wall brackets Screws (Not supplied) Screws (A) Wall plug 3. Remove the Wall bracket install guide. Getting Started 4. Fix the brackets with screws (A) as shown in the illustration below. 11 6. Fix the unit with the screws firmly. 1 Getting Started ,,Note Screws (A) and Wall Plugs are not supplied for mounting the unit. We recommend the Hilti (HUD-1 6 x 30) for the mounting. 5. Put the unit on the brackets to match screw holes on the bottom of the unit. ,,Note To detach the unit, perform it in reverse order. >>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. 12 Connecting 2 Connecting the AC Adapter Wireless subwoofer connection Connect the speaker to the power supply with the supplied AC adapter. LED indicator of wireless subwoofer Connecting 1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC adapter. LED Colour Status 2. Connect the AC adapter cable to DC IN adapter input. Green (Blink) Attempting to make connection. 3. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet. 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. >>Caution Only use the AC adapter supplied with this device. Do not use a power supply from another device or manufacturer. Using any other power cable or power supply may cause damage to the device and void your warranty. 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. Connecting 13 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. 1.Press Pairing button on the rear of the wireless 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 an device using same frequency with this wireless connection such as a medical equipment, a microwave or a wireless LAN device. -- The green LED on the rear of the wireless subwoofer blinks quickly. 2. Turn on the main unit. -- Keep the sound bar and the subwoofer away from the device (ex. wireless router, microwave oven, etc.) over 1m to prevent wireless interference. 3. Pairing is completed. -- The green LED on the rear of the wireless subwoofer turns on. !P 2 Connecting -- There is an obstacle between the main unit and the subwoofer. 14 Connecting Connecting to your TV Please connect this unit and the TV using the optical digital cable or HDMI cable considering the capability of the TV. Using an OPTICAL cable 2 Connecting 1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an Optical cable. ,,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. Optical cable 2. Select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. You can see "OPT" on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your TV. yy If this unit is connected by OPTICAL and ARC at the same time, the ARC signal is a high priority. Connecting 15 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 there is an LG Sound Sync logo on your TV. 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 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 from one function to another. -- Disconnecting the optical cable. -- Disconnecting the wireless connection caused by interference or 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 The details of the TV settings menu may vary depending on the model of your 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 on the remote control or unit. 4. Select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. You can see "LGOPT" on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your TV. 2 Connecting Optical cable Controllable function by LG TV's remote control : Volume up/down, mute 16 Connecting With wireless connection Using an HDMI cable 1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 on the remote control or unit. If you connect this unit to a TV that supports HDMI CEC and ARC (Audio Return Channel), you can enjoy the TV audio through the speakers of this unit without connecting the optical cable. Please refer to your TV user manual when you check HDMI CEC/ARC function of your TV. 2. Select the input source to LG TV by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. 2 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)] Connecting "PAIRED" appears on the display window for about 3 seconds and then you can see "LG TV" on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your TV. 1. Connect the HDMI OUT (TV ARC) jack on the back of the unit to HDMI ARC jack on the TV using an HDMI cable. ,,Note If you turned off the unit directly by pressing 1 on the remote control or unit., LG Sound Sync (Wireless) will be disconnected. To use this function again, you should reconnect the TV and the unit. HDMI cable 2. Select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. You can see "ARC" on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your TV. Connecting 17 ,,Note 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 (HDMI ARC)] To use this function : -- Your TV must support the HDMI-CEC and ARC function and the HDMI-CEC and ARC must be set to On. -- The setting method of HDMI-CEC and ARC may differ depending on the TV. For details about ARC function, refer to your TV manual. -- You must use the HDMI cable (Type A, High Speed HDMI™ cable with Ethernet). yy Details of the TV settings menu may vary depending on the manufacturer or model of your TV. -- You must connect the HDMI OUT on the unit with HDMI IN of the TV that supports ARC function using an HDMI cable. yy When you return to ARC function from another function, you need to select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC. Then this unit changes to ARC function automatically. -- You can connect only one Sound bar to TV compatible with ARC. What is SIMPLINK? Some functions of this unit are controlled by the TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TVs with SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection. Controllable functions by LG TV’s remote control : Power on/off, volume up/down, mute, etc. Refer to the TV owner’s manual for the details of SIMPLINK function. LG TV’s with SIMPLINK function has the logo as shown above. ,,Note yy Depending on the state of the unit, some SIMPLINK operation may differ from your purpose or not work. yy Depending on a TV or a player which is connected with this unit, SIMPLINK operation may differ from your purpose. 2 Connecting yy Depending on your LG TV model, you may need to turn on the SIMPLINK function on your LG TV. ARC (Audio Return Channel) function The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of the unit. 18 Connecting Additional information for HDMI HDMI cable Checklist yy When you connect an HDMI or DVI compatible device make sure of the following: Some HDMI cables do not support the ARC function, this can result in no sound output. -Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and this unit. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI device and leave it for around 30 seconds, then switch on this unit. 2 -The connected device’s video input is set correctly for this unit. Connecting -The connected device is compatible with 720 x 576p (or 480p), 1280 x 720p, 1920 x 1080i or 1920 x 1080p video input. yy Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices will work with this unit -The picture will not be displayed properly with non-HDCP device. ,,Note yy If a connected HDMI device does not accept the audio output of the player, the HDMI device’s audio sound may be distorted or may not output. yy Changing the resolution when the connection has already been established may result in malfunctions. To solve the problem, turn off the player and then turn it on again. yy When the HDMI connection with HDCP is not verified, the TV screen is changed to black. In this case, check the HDMI connection, or disconnect the HDMI cable. yy If there are noises or lines on the screen, please check the HDMI cable (length is generally limited to 4.5 m (15 ft). yy You cannot change the video resolution in the HDMI IN mode. Change the video resolution of the connected component. yy If the video output signal is abnormal when your personal computer is connected to HDMI IN jack, change the resolution of your personal computer to 576p (or 480p), 720p, 1080i or 1080p. When connecting this unit to the TV, if there is no sound, there might be a problem with the HDMI cable. Therefore connect this unit to the TV and check whether the Type A, High speed HDMI™ Cable with Ethernet. STANDARD HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET (X) (X) (O) Connection through HDMI Cable Your television must support the newest HDMI features (HDMI CEC1) / ARC (Audio Return Channel)) to fully enjoy the Live broadcasting channel with audio system through an HDMI cable. Unless your TV supports these HDMI features, the audio system should be connected through an OPTICAL cable. 1) HDMI CEC (High-Definition Multimedia Interface Consumer Electronics Control) Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) is an HDMI feature designed to allow the user to command and control the CEC-enabled devices, that are connected through HDMI by using only one of their remote controls. ※ Trade names for CEC are SimpLink (LG) , Anynet+ (Samsung), BRAVIA Sync/ Link (Sony), EasyLink (Philips), EZ-Sync/ VIERA Link (Panasonic), etc.. Connecting 19 Optional equipment connection For enjoying both sound and picture You can enjoy both sound and picture from the external device you connect. HDMI connection You can enjoy the sound and picture from HDMI connection on external device. HDMI cable You can enjoy the sound from the external device you connect. HDMI cable HDMI cable 1. Connect HDMI IN jack on the back of the unit to HDMI OUT jack on the external device such as Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc. 2. Connect HDMI OUT (TV ARC) jack on the back of the unit to HDMI IN jack on the TV. To the Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc. 1. Connect HDMI IN jack on the back of the unit to HDMI OUT jack on the audio device such as Bluray disc player, DVD player, etc. 2. Select the input source to HDMI by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. 2 Connecting For enjoying sound only 3. Select the input source to HDMI by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. ,,Note yy Audio and Video signal can't pass through when this unit is turned off. yy HDMI OUT (TV ARC) jack is for TV connection. Even though multi channel is inputted to the unit through an HDMI cable, the unit can only output PCM 2 channel to TV. 20 Connecting Optical In connection Portable In connection Connect an optical output jack of external devices to the OPTICAL IN jack. 2 Connecting To the optical output jack of external device Optical cable MP3 player, etc... Portable 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 OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. You can see "OPT" on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your device. ,,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. Select the input source to PORT. (Portable In) by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. 3. Turn on the portable player or external device and start playing it. Operating 21 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. yy To prevent data loss, back up all data. yy This unit recognizes up to 2000 files. yy The unit’s USB Port cannot 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/NTFS systems are available.) -- External HDD -- Card readers -- Locked devices -- Hard type USB devices For more information of playing files on a USB, refer to the page 23. -- USB hub Removing the USB Device from the unit. -- iPhone/iPod/iPad 1. Choose a different function/mode. 2. Remove the USB device from the unit. Compatible USB devices yy MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player. yy USB Flash Drive : Devices that support USB 2.0. yy The USB function of this unit does not support some USB devices. -- Using USB extension cable -- Android device 3 Operating ,,Note If an HDMI cable is connected on the unit, inserting a USB device may be hampered depending on a USB device shape. yy Depending on some devices, it may not available to recognize the followings on this unit. 22 Connecting Playable file Sampling Frequency MP3 : WMA : OGG : FLAC : 2 within 32 to 48 kHz within 32 to 48 kHz within 32 to 48 kHz 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz and 192 kHz (16 bit/ 24 bit) WAV : 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz and 192 kHz (16 bit/ 24 bit) ,,Note yy Folders and files on the USB are recognized as below. : Folder *ROOT : File a D Connecting E Bitrate resolution MP3 : within 80 to 320 kbps WMA : within 56 to 128 kbps OGG : within 64 to 500 kbps yy Maximum files : Up to 2000 yy Maximum directories : Up to 200 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 A d J B yy Depending on the performance of your USB device, playback may not work well. yy If there is no file in a folder, the folder will not appear. yy The file requirements are not always compatible. There may have some restrictions by file featuresand media server’s ability. 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 This unit can display file or folder names that contain numbers or English characters only. yy *ROOT : The first screen you can see when a this unit recognize the USB is “ROOT”. Operating 23 Basic operations USB operation 1. Connect the USB device to the USB port. 2. Select the input source to USB by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. Do this Playback Press dM. Pause During playback, press dM. Skip to the next/ previous file During playback, press V on the remote control to go to the next file. Playing less than 2 seconds, press C on the remote 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. 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. Play repeatedly or randomly Press REPEAT on the remote control repeatedly, the display will be changed in the following order, OFF ONE FOLDER ALL SHUFFLE. Search a folder Press FOLDER o/p on the remote control. Resume playback This unit memorizes a current song which is played before changing the function or turning off the unit. yy Repeat/Random playback operates as follows. On Display Description OFF Plays songs on USB device in order. ONE Plays a same song repeatedly. FOLDER Plays songs in a folder repeatedly. ALL Plays all the songs on USB device repeatedly. SHUFFLE Plays all the songs once randomly, and stops the playback. 3 Operating To ,,Note yy The resume point may be cleared when you pull out the power cord or removing the USB device from the unit. 24 Operating Other operations AV Sync When receiving audio signals from TV, sound and images may not be matched. In the case, this function can adjust the delay time. 1.Press AV SYNC. 2.Use C/V to scroll up and down through the delay amount, which you can set at anything between 0 and 300 ms. 3 Operating ,,Note yy This function does not operate on USB function. yy You can adjust the delay time by 10 ms. Turn off the sound temporarily Press (Mute) to mute your unit. You can mute your unit, for example, to answer the telephone, “MUTE” is displayed in the display window. To cancel it, press (Mute) again on the remote control or change the volume level. Auto display dimmer The Display window will be dimmed automatically if there is no key input for 15 seconds. When you press any button, the display window will be brighten. Using your TV remote control You can control some functions of this unit by your TV's remote control even by another company’s product. Controllable functions are volume up/down and mute. Press and hold AV SYNC on the remote control for about 2 seconds. “ON - TV REMOTE” appears and you can control this unit by your TV remote control. To check the status of this function, press and hold AV SYNC. To turn off this function, press and hold AV SYNC and press it once again while “ON - TV REMOTE” is scrolled. ,,Note yy Supported TV brands LG Panasonic Philips Samsung Sharp Sony Toshiba Vizio yy Make sure that the sound output of your TV is set to [External speaker]. yy Depending on the remote control, this function may not work well. yy This function does not operate on LG TV's magic remote control. yy This function may not work well when some TV control functions such as CEC, SIMPLINK and LG Sound Sync set to ON. Operating 25 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 such as Optical, LG TV or Bluetooth. If you try to connect your Bluetooth device, this unit turns on and the unit will be connected to your Bluetooth device. This function turns on or off each time you press AUTO POWER. 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 the AUTO POWER function. However the unit can be turned on by the AUTO POWER function when an optical signal comes in after there has been at least 5 seconds of no signal input. 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 turning off the unit. yy If you want to use AUTO POWER, SIMPLINK must be turned off. It takes for about 30 seconds to switch on or off SIMPLINK. yy When you turn this unit on for the first time, the status of the Auto Power function is turned on. yy To use this function, the main unit must be registered in paired devices list of Bluetooth devices. yy You can set the AUTO POWER function only when this unit is turned on. 3 Operating When you turn on your TV or an external device connected to this unit, this unit recognizes the input signal and selects the suitable function. You can hear the sound from your device. ,,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 TV connected by LG Sound Sync (Optical/Wireless). 26 Operating Auto function change Quick Start This unit recognizes input signals such as Optical, Bluetooth, LG TV and Portable and then changes to the suitable function automatically. This unit can stay in standby mode with low power consumption, so that the unit can reduce boot time when you turn on this unit. When an Optical signal comes in To turn on this function, press 1 on the unit for 3 seconds when the unit is turned on. When you turn on the external device connected to this unit by an optical cable, this unit changes the function to optical. You can hear the sound from your device. When you try to connect a Bluetooth 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. When an 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 a Portable device is connected 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 at least 5 seconds of no signal. yy This unit does not change the function to Optical if SIMPLINK of the connected TV, Bluray disc player, set-top box or etc. device is set to on or connected CEC supported device is turned on. yy If you want to use the auto function change, trun off SIMPLINK function on your LG TV. It takes for about 30 seconds to turn off SIMPLINK. yy If the Bluetooth connection lock function is set, the Bluetooth connection will only be available on Bluetooth and LG TV function. (Refer to the page 28.) "ON - Q. START" appears in display. To turn off this function, press 1 on the unit for 3 seconds again when the unit is turned on. "OFF - Q. START" sppears in display. ,,Note yy If the Quick start function is set and an AC power is accidently re-connected to the unit by power failure etc., the Quick start function will activate when the unit is turned on and off once. yy When the Quick start function is set, power consumption will be higher than when the Quick start is off. yy This function may not work depending on the models. Operating 27 Using BLUETOOTH® technology About BLUETOOTH Bluetooth is wireless communication technology for short range connection. The sound may be interrupted when the connection has interference from other electronic waves or when you connect Bluetooth in the other rooms. yy Available Devices : Smart phone, MP3, 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) Pairing your unit and a BLUETOOTH device Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure that the Bluetooth feature is turned on in 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 BT (Bluetooth) by pressing F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly. "BT" "READY" appears in the display window in order. 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 SJ5B (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 SJ5B (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 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. Listening to music stored on the Bluetooth devices 28 Operating 3. When this unit is successfully connected with your Bluetooth device, "PAIRED" Your device's name "BT" appears in the display window in this order. ,,Note yy If it is unavailable to display the device's name on the unit, "_" will be displayed. yy To check the connected device's name, press and hold REPEAT on the remote. The connected Bluetooth device is displayed. 3 4. Listen to music. To play a music file stored on your Bluetooth device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide. 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 short. However it may not work well in the cases below : -- If there is a obstacle between the unit and the Bluetooth device. -- If there is a device using the same frequency as the Bluetooth technology such as 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 The sound may be interrupted when the connection has interference by other electronic waves. yy Pairing is limited to one Bluetooth device per 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, Notebook, etc.. yy The more distance between the unit and the Bluetooth device, the lower the sound quality becomes. ,,Note yy Bluetooth connection will be disconnected when the unit is turned off or the Bluetooth device gets far from the unit. yy When the Bluetooth connection is disconnected, connect the Bluetooth device to the unit again. yy When the unit is not connected, “READY” appears in the display window. 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. yy If you change to another function after connecting Bluetooth, Bluetooth connection will be disconnected. When you return to Bluetooth function, Bluetooth connection will be connected automatically. BLUETOOTH connection lock (BT Lock) You can limit Bluetooth connections to only BT (Bluetooth) and LG TV function to prevent unintended Bluetooth connections. To turn on this function, press and hold AUTO POWER on the remote control for about 2 seconds in BT (Bluetooth) function and press it once again while “OFF - BT LOCK” is scrolled. Then you can limit Bluetooth connections. To turn off this function, press and hold AUTO POWER on the remote control for about 2 seconds in BT (Bluetooth) function and press it once again while “ON - BT LOCK” is scrolled. ,,Note Even if you set up Bluetooth connection lock to On, this sound bar turns on by Auto Power function. Turn off Auto Power function to prevent it. Operating 29 Using BLUETOOTH App ,,Note Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App through “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” yy Only Android OS is available to use “Music Flow Bluetooth ” app with this unit. 1. Tap the “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” icon. yy Additional data charges may occur if installed over 3G/4G, according to your device plan. 2. In the search bar, type in “Music Flow Bluetooth” and then tap search. 3. In the search result list, find and tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” to start downloading Bluetooth app. About “Music Flow Bluetooth” App 4. Tap an icon for installation. “Music Flow Bluetooth” app brings a suite of new features to this unit. 5. Tap an icon for downloading. 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. ,,Note yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is connected to the Internet. 3 yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is equipped with “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)”. Operating To enjoy more features, it is recommended that you download and install the free “Music Flow Bluetooth” app. 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. 30 Operating ,,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. 3 yy After connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, music may be output from your device. In this case, try connecting procedure again. Operating yy If you operate 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 You can use the additional functions of this unit using "Music Flow Bluetooth" app. yy Additional features offered by "Music Flow Bluetooth" app may not work depending on the distance between this unit and Bluetooth device and wireless conditions. Operating 31 Sound adjustment Adjust volume level automatically Setting sound effect This unit supports auto volume function that automatically adjusts the volume level. This system has a number of pre-set surround sound fields. You can select a desired sound mode by using SOUND EFFECT. When the output sound is too loud or too low, press AUTO VOL on the remote control. So you can enjoy the sound with appropriate levels. The displayed items for the equalizer may be different depending on sound sources and effects. To cancel this function, press the button again. On Display ASC (Adaptive Sound Control) Description You can adjust the sound level of Subfwoofer, Treble and Bass as your preference. WF (Subwoofer) : -15 dB to 6 dB BASS BLAST Reinforces the treble, bass and surround sound effect. STANDARD You can enjoy optimized sound. 1.Press button repeatedly to select TRE (Treble), BAS (Bass) or WF (Subwoofer). CINEMA You can enjoy more immersive and cinematic surround sound. 2.Press VOL o/p to adjust the sound level. ,,Note yy In some of the sound effect modes, there will be no sound or low sound from some of the speakers. It depends on the mode of sound and the source of audio, it is not a defect. yy You may need to reset the sound effect mode, after switching the input, sometimes even after the sound file changed. yy Sound effect order may be different depending on the regional option. TRE (Treble) / BAS (Bass) : -5 dB to 5 dB 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 button on the remote control. So you can button activate Night mode. To cancel it, press again. 3 Operating Analyzes the property of the input sound and provides the sound optimized for the content in real time. Adjust the Subwoofer/Treble/ Bass 32 Troubleshooting 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. yy The power cord is unplugged. Plug in the power cord. No Power 4 yy Check whether electricity failed. Check the outlet condition by operating other electronic devices using the same wall outlet. Troubleshooting 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. yy When you are connected to an external device (Set Top Box, Bluetooth device etc.), adjust volume level of the device. No woofer sound yy The power cord of the subwoofer is not connected. Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. yy Pairing between the unit and the subwoofer has disconnected. Connect the unit and the subwoofer. (Refer to the page 12.) yy The remote control is too far from the unit. Operate the remote control within about 7 m (23 feet). The remote control does not work properly. The AUTO POWER function does not work. LG Sound Sync does not work. yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit. Remove the obstacle. yy The batteries in the remote control have exhausted. Replace the batteries with new ones. yy Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player or Bluetooth device. yy Check the state of SIMPLINK on your LG TV and turn off SIMPLINK. yy Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate. yy Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync. yy Check the connection of LG Sound Sync (Optical or wireless). yy Check the sound setting of your TV and this unit. Troubleshooting 33 PROBLEM The unit does not connect with Bluetooth device CAUSE & CORRECTION yy Turn off the Bluetooth connection lock function. (Refer to the page 28.) Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them. yy With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM]. When you feel the output sound of the unit is low. 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 connected device setup menu to [OFF] state. yy Make sure Night Mode is not On. Turn [OFF] Night Mode. NOTES to use wireless 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 makes contact with 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, medical equipment or a microwave) using the same frequency, make the distance between the products as far as possible malfunction or make away from each other. noise in the following yy When connecting the device to a Bluetooth device, make the distance between cases. the products as close as possible. yy When the device gets too far from the Bluetooth device, the connection is yy disconnected and the unit may malfunction. Troubleshooting PROBLEM 4 34 Troubleshooting NOTES to release Demo mode PROBLEM CAUSE & CORRECTION Can not change input source with F button such as BT yy Unplug the power cord and plug it in again. If that (Bluetooth), HDMI etc. and only [DEMO] indication is doesn’t work, press and hold F button (About 15 showing in the front display. seconds) on the main unit until the display indicates current selected function. Remote Control does not work. (No response) 4 Troubleshooting Appendix 35 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. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. 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. 36 Appendix Specifications General Power consumption Refer to the main label. AC adapter yy yy yy yy Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 950 mm x 55 mm x 85 mm With foot Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Bus Power Supply 5 V 0 500 mA Available Digital Audio In Sampling Frequency 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz Available Digital Audio In format Dolby Audio, DTS Digital Surround, PCM Model : DA-38A25 Manufacturer : Asian Power Devices Inc. Input : 100 - 240 V ~ 50 - 60 Hz 1.2 A Output : 25 V 0 1.52 A Input/Output 5 OPTICAL IN (Digital audio in) 3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1 PORTABLE IN (Portable in) 0.5 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) x 1 HDMI IN 19 Pin (Type A, HDMI™ connector) x 1 HDMI OUT 19 Pin (Type A, HDMI™ connector) x 1 Appendix Amplifier (RMS Output) Total 320 W RMS Front 60 W RMS x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz, THD 10%) Subwoofer 200 W RMS (3 Ω at 80 Hz, THD 10%) Appendix 37 Wireless subwoofer Power requirements Refer to the main label on the wireless subwoofer. Power consumption Refer to the main label on the wireless 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 252 mm yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. 5 Appendix 38 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.