LG | SH7 | LG SH7 Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
SH7
SMART Hi-Fi
AUDIO
Wireless Multi-room Sound Bar
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Some of the content in this manual may differ from your unit.
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SH7
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Getting Started
Safety Information
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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.
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: 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.
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: No naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, should be placed on the apparatus.
NOTICE: For safety marking information including
product identification and supply ratings, please refer
to the main label on the bottom or the other surface
of the product.
CAUTION
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.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
The Power Plug is the disconnecting device. In case
of an emergency, the Power Plug must remain readily
accessible.
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.
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This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
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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.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
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1
Getting Started
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Safety Information
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Main Features
6Introduction
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Front panel
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Rear panel
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Remote control
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Installing the sound bar
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Mounting the main unit on a wall
2Connecting
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Organizing cables
Connecting the AC Adapter
Wireless subwoofer connection
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
– LG Sound Sync
– Using an HDMI cable
– Enjoy rich sound broadcast of the channel
with the sound bar
– What is SIMPLINK?
– ARC (Audio Return Channel) function
– Additional information for HDMI
Optional equipment connection
– HDMI connection
– PORTABLE IN connection
– OPTICAL IN connection
Initial Multi-Room Setup
– Wired connection (MUSICflow Mesh
Network Connection)
– Wireless connection (Standard Wireless
Connection)
Installing “Music Flow Player” App
– Starting with Music Flow Player app
Connecting the speaker to your Home
Network
– Simple Connection (EZ Setup)
– Connecting the speaker to your network
with a LAN cable
– Connecting the speaker to your Network
via the Wi-Fi Setup Method (Android)
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– Connecting the speaker to your Network
via the Wi-Fi Setup Method (iOS)
Connecting the speakers to your Home
Network (Additional)
– Connecting the additional speaker to your
network with a LAN cable
– Connecting the additional speaker to your
network via the Wi-Fi Setup Method
Using the Bridge
– Use as a root device (wired to the home
router)
– Use as a wireless extender
Using Media Server for PC
– Music Flow PC Software for windows
– Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials for Mac OS
3Operating
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Enjoying the Music with Music Flow Player app
– Overview of Home menu
– Overview of the side menu
– Playing a song
– Overview of Playback
Different ways of listening to music
– Group Playback
– Surround Sound Mode (Home Cinema
Mode)
– Seamless playback
Setting the Speaker with Music Flow Player
app
– Overview of setting menu
– [General] Menu
– [Speakers] Menu
– [Alarms/Sleep Timer] Menu
– [Account management] Menu
– [Time Zone] Menu
– [Advanced Settings] Menu
– [Chromecast] Menu
– [Version Info.] Menu
– [Open source licenses] Menu
Using a Bluetooth Wireless Technology
– About Bluetooth
– Bluetooth profiles
– Listening to Music of a Bluetooth Device
Other operations
– DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
– AV Sync
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– Using your TV remote control
– Turn off the sound temporarily
– Sleep timer setting
– Auto power down
– AUTO POWER On/Off
– Auto Display Off / Dimmer
Sound adjustment
– Adjust volume level automatically
– Adjust the Treble/Bass/Sub-woofer
– Night mode
Standby mode
– Standby mode
– Network standby mode
– Bluetooth standby mode
Reset the Speaker
– Resetting the speaker
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5Appendix
64 File requirement
64 Trademarks and licenses
65Specifications
67 Handling the Speaker
67 Important Information Relating to Network
Services
68 TERMS OF USE
4Troubleshooting
61Troubleshooting
61 – General
62 – Network
63 – Application and PC Software
63 – NOTES to use wireless
Some of the content in this manual may differ from Music Flow Player app depending on the application’s
version.
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Getting Started
Main Features
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Introduction
Getting Started
Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad or Android
device
Enjoys music from iPod/iPhone/iPad or Android
device with simple connection.
Symbol used in this manual
,,Note
Indicates special notes and operating features.
>>Caution
LG Sound Sync
Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages
from abuse.
Controls volume level of this unit by the remote
control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG
Sound Sync.
Symbols
Portable In
~
Refers to alternating current(AC).
Listens to music from your portable device.
0
Refers to direct current(DC).
Refers to class II equipment.
Music Flow Player application
Listens to music stored on your smart device.
You can control this speaker with your iPod touch/
iPhone/iPad or Android device via Music Flow Player
app. This speaker and your smart device must be
connected to the same network. Visit Apple “App
Store” or Google “Play Store” or use the QR code
shown below to search for “Music Flow Player” app.
For detailed information, refer to page 19.
(Android OS)
(Apple iOS)
yy Depending on the application’s version and the
settings of smart device, Music Flow Player app
may not be operated normally.
yy Some smart devices may not be compatible with
this speaker.
1
Refers to stand-by.
!
Refers to “ON” (power).
Refers to dangerous voltage.
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Front panel
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Getting Started
ALED indicator
Shows connection status.
DThe buttons are located on the rear.
BDisplay window
CRemote sensor
Rear panel
HDMI OUT
(TV ARC)
HDMI IN
LAN
A1/! (Standby/On)
DPORTABLE IN connector
F (Function): Selects the function and input
source. (OPTICAL / HDMI IN / WI-FI / BT READY /
LG TV / PORTABLE)
EUSB (Service only) : S/W download connector
-/+ (Volume)
GHDMI IN
(Wi-Fi): Connects initial MUSICflow
product to your network wirelessly.
(Add): Adds the additional MUSICflow
product to your network.
(In case that one or more MUSICflow product is
connected.)
BDC IN (AC adapter input)
COPTICAL IN connectors
FHDMI OUT (TV ARC) : Connect to HDMI IN
(ARC) on TV.
HLAN port
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Getting Started
Remote control
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • a• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF. / Switches
to the standby mode.
F : Selects the function and the input source.
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SOUND EFFECT : Selects a sound effect mode.
Getting Started
(Mute) : Mutes the sound.
: Set Night mode to On to reduce the sound
intensity and improve fineness and softness.
: Adjusts sound level of Treble, Bass and Subwoofer.
VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume.
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • b• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
C/V (Skip) :
- Skips Fast backward or Forward.
dM (Play/Pause) : Starts playback. / Pauses playback.
DRC : Turns on or off DRC function.
REPEAT : Listen to your music repeatedly.
-- Press and hold REPEAT on the remote control
for about 3 seconds, you can see the connected
bluetooth device name on the bluetooth function.
AUTO VOL : Turns on or off the AUTO VOLUME
mode.
AV SYNC
- Synchronizes the audio and video.
- Controls TV remote. (Page 56)
Replacement of Battery
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the remote
control, and insert the battery with 4 and 5
matched correctly.
SLEEP : Sets the system to turn off automatically at
a specified time.
AUTO POWER :
- Turns on or off AUTO POWER function.
(Page 58.)
- Turns on or off Auto Display. (Page 58)
Getting Started
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.
Mounting the main unit
on a wall
You can mount the main unit on a wall.
You can place the wireless subwoofer anywhere in
your room. But it is better to place the subwoofer
near the main unit. Turn it slightly toward the center
of the room to reduce the wall reflections.
>>Caution
Because it is difficult to make a connection after
installing this unit, you should connect the cables
before installation.
>>Caution
Preparation materials
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.
Unit
yy Be careful not to make scratches on the
surface of the Unit /Sub-Woofer when
installing or moving them.
Wall bracket
,,Note
For the convenient button usage, it is
recommended to take some distance between
the soundbar and your TV when you install the
sound bar.
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Getting Started
Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the
device you want. (Refer to pp. 12 - 18)
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Wall bracket install guide
Screws
(Not supplied)
Screws (A)
Wall plug
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Getting Started
1. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket
install guide with the bottom of TV and attach to
the position.
5. Put the unit on the brackets to match screw
holes on the bottom of the unit.
TV
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6. Fix the unit with the screws firmly.
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.
,,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.
3. Remove the Wall bracket install guide.
4. Fix the brackets with screws (A) as shown in the
illustration below.
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
Screws (A) and Wall Plugs are not supplied for
mounting the unit. We recommend the Hilti
(HUD-1 6 x 30) for the mounting.
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Organizing cables
Organize the cable with cable holder.
1. Attach and fix the cable holder as shown below.
2. Insert cables to the cable holder.
Connect the speaker to the power supply with the
supplied AC adapter.
1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC
adapter.
2. Connect the AC adapter cable to DC IN adapter
input.
3. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet.
LED indicator of wireless subwoofer
LED Color
Status
Green
(Blink)
The connection is trying.
2
Green
The connection is completed.
Red
The wireless subwoofer is in
standby mode or the connection
is failed.
Connecting
Connecting the AC
Adapter
Wireless subwoofer
connection
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 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.
-- ”VOL MIN” appears on the display window.
>>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. Press and hold (Mute) on the remote control
for about 3 seconds.
-- “SUB-WF RESET” appears on the display
window briefly.
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Connecting
3. If the LED of the wireless subwoofer already
blinks in green continually, you can skip this step.
Press and hold PAIRING on the back of the
wireless subwoofer for more than 5 seconds.
Red
Green
Connecting to your TV
Please connect with this unit and TV using the optical
digital cable or HDMI cable considering the state of
the 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
Connecting
-- The LED of the wireless subwoofer lights up
alternately in red and green.
4. Disconnect the power cord of the main unit and
the wireless subwoofer.
Optical cable
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 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.
2. Set the input source to OPTICAL. Press repeatedly
F on the remote control or F on the unit until the
function is selected.
,,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 (Optical)]
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the manufacturers or models of your TV.
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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 the LG TV that is supported LG
Sound Sync. Make sure of the LG Sound Sync logo on
your TV.
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
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.
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.
4. Select OPTICAL function by using F on the
remote control or F on the unit until the function
is selected.
-- turn off the unit.
You can see “LG OPT” on the display window if
connecting normally between this unit and your
TV.
,,Note
-- Changing the function to the others.
Details of TV setting menu vary depending on
the manufacturers or models of your TV.
-- Disconnecting the optical cable.
yy The amount of time to turn off this unit is
different depending on your TV when you set
AUTO POWER function to ON.
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Connecting
Controllable function by LG TV’s remote control :
Volume up/down, mute
With wireless connection
1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 (Power) on the
remote control.
2. Select LG TV function by using F on the remote
control or F on the unit until the function is
selected.
3. Set up LG Sound Sync (Wireless) on the TV. Refer
to the TV’s instruction manual.
“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.
,,Note
If you turned off the unit directly by pressing
1 (Power), LG Sound Sync (Wireless) will be
disconnected.
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Connecting
Using an HDMI cable
HDMI cable Checklist
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.
Some HDMI cables do not support the ARC function,
this can result in no sound output.
Connect the HDMI OUT (TV ARC) jack on the back of
the unit to ARC jack on the TV using an HDMI cable.
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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
HDMI OUT
(TV ARC)
Connecting
HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE
HDMI cable
HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET
(X)
(X)
(O)
Enjoy rich sound broadcast of
the channel with the sound bar
,,Note
yy HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control):
Using a single remote control, you have the
ability to operate CEC compatible devices (TV,
Sound Bar, Blue-ray player, etc.)
yy You can also enjoy extra functions such as
Bluetooth with F on remote control or F on
this unit. When you go back to live TV channel
after using the extra functions (Bluetooth)
of this audio system, you should choose your
preferred speaker on TV to enjoy the sound
from this audio system again.
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 (Sony), EasyLink (Philips),
etc.
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What is SIMPLINK?
ARC (Audio Return Channel)
function
The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to
send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of the unit.
Some functions of this unit are controlled by the
TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with
SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
Controllable functions by LG TV’s remote control :
Power on/off, volume up/down, etc.
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.
-- 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).
-- You must connect the HDMI OUT on the unit with
HDMI IN of the TV that supports ARC function
using an HDMI cable.
-- You can connect only one Sound bar to TV
compatible with ARC.
,,Note
yy ARC function is automatically selected when
ARC signal comes in from TV, no matter what
kind of the function you are using.
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)]
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending on
the manufacturers or models of your TV.
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Connecting
Refer to the TV owner’s manual for the details of
SIMPLINK function.
To use this function :
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Connecting
Additional information for HDMI
yy When you connect an HDMI or DVI compatible
device make sure of the following:
-Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and this
player. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI device and
leave it for around 30 seconds, then switch on
this player.
2
-The connected device’s video input is set
correctly for this unit.
Connecting
-The connected device is compatible with
720 x 576p, 1280 x 720p, 1920 x 1080i or
1920 x 1080p video input.
Optional equipment
connection
HDMI connection
For enjoying sound only
You can enjoy the sound from the external device you
connect.
yy Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices will
work with this player.
-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, TV screen is changed to black screen.
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.
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, 720p, 1080i or 1080p.
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. Set the input source to HDMI IN. Press repeatedly
F on the remote control or F on the unit until the
function is selected.
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For enjoying both sound and picture
PORTABLE IN connection
You can enjoy both sound and picture from the
external device you connect.
2
Connecting
HDMI OUT
(TV ARC)
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 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.
3. Set the input source to HDMI IN. Press repeatedly
F on the remote control or F on the unit until the
function is selected.
,,Note
HDMI OUT jack is for TV connection. Even
though PCM multi channel is inputted to the
unit through an HDMI cable, the unit can only
output 2 channel to TV.
1. Connect the portable player to the PORTABLE IN
connector of the unit.
2. Turn the power on by pressing 1 (Power).
3. Select the PORTABLE function by pressing F
on the remote control or F on the unit until the
function is selected.
4. Turn on the portable player or external device and
start playing it.
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Connecting
OPTICAL IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices to
the OPTICAL IN jack.
Optical cable
2
Connecting
To the optical
output jack of
external device
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 on the remote control or F on the unit until the
function is selected.
3. Listen to sound from the connected device.
To the optical output jack of external device
Connecting 19
Initial Multi-Room Setup
When installing the MUSICflow product for the first
time, you can choose two types of connection as
below.
Wired connection (MUSICflow
Mesh Network Connection)
Then you can connect the additional MUSICflow
products (Optional) to your home network wirelessly.
Refer to “Connecting the speakers to your Home
Network (Additional)” on page 30.
Through Apple “App Store” or Google
“Play Store”
1. Tap the Apple “App Store” icon or Google “Play
Store” icon.
2. Type in “Music Flow Player” in the search bar and
tap “Search”.
3. Select “Music Flow Player” in the search result list
to download.
,,Note
yy Music Flow Player app will be available in
version of the software as follow;
Android OS : Ver 4.0 (ICS) (or later)
iOS O/S : Ver 6.0 (or later)
yy Depending on the device, “Music Flow Player”
app may not work.
LAN Cable
Wireless connection (Standard
Wireless Connection)
Through QR code
Install “Music Flow Player” app through QR code.
Scan the QR code using the scanning application.
When the wired connection is unavailable between
your speaker and home router, this unit offers
music streaming service within home router’s Wi-Fi
coverage.
Connect one of the your speaker to the home router
wirelessly.
Then you can connect the additional MUSICflow
products (Optional) to your home network wirelessly.
Refer to “Connecting the speakers to your Home
Network (Additional)” on page 30.
(Android OS)
Wireless signal
(Apple iOS)
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Connecting
Connect your speaker to the home router using LAN
cable.
Installing “Music Flow
Player” App
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Connecting
,,Note
yy Make sure that your smart device is
connected to the internet.
3. Select [Connect product] to install the speaker
you’ve purchased.
yy Make sure that your smart device has a
scanning application. If you don’t have,
download it from Apple “App Store” icon or
Google “Play Store”.
2
Connecting
Starting with Music Flow Player
app
When you launch Music Flow Player app for the
first time, the terms of use and Chromecast Service
appear on the screen.
1. Check the contents of terms of use and select
[Accept].
Refer to “Connecting the speaker to your Home
Network” on page 21.
,,Note
If you want to return to the terms of use screen,
initialize the Music Flow Player app on the smart
device’s setting menu.
2. Check the contents of Chromecast Service and
select [Accept].
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Connecting the speaker
to your Home Network
Using a wired network provides the best
performance, because the attached devices connect
directly to the network without radio frequency
interference.
Simple Connection (EZ Setup)
Preparation
yy For Simple Connection, Wi-Fi network condition is
needed.
yy Make sure that the Bluetooth setting on your
smart device in on.
yy Simple Connection is supported by Bluetooth
Ver 4.0 (or higher).
2
Preparation
yy If Simple Connection screen is not displayed on
the screen, connect the unit by the other way.
Please refer to “Connecting the speaker to
your network with a LAN cable” (page 22)
or “Connecting the speaker to your Network
via the Wi-Fi Setup Method” (page 24 or
page 27)
Connecting
,,Note
Please refer to the documentation for your network
device for further instructions.
yy Make sure that wireless network environment
using a router is installed at your home.
yy Make sure that the speaker and the smart device
are connected to the same router.
Requirements
yy Wireless router
yy Smart device (Android or iOS)
1. Plug in the desired device, and tap [Next].
,,Note
yy Make sure that DHCP’s server is activated on
wireless router.
yy If you cannot connect the speaker with your
router, go to setting of the router and then
make sure that “Allow wireless client to see
each other and access my local network” box
is unchecked.
2. App searches for the speaker and connects it
automatically, Tap [Next].
3. If the network password is set, security screen is
displayed. Type the password.
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Connecting
Connecting the speaker to your
network with a LAN cable
Connection overview
Broadband
service
2
Connecting
4. After typing password, tap [Next].
Router
LAN
5. Tap [Finish] to finish making the connection.
After finishing, TV connection screen is displayed.
Follow the direction on the screen.
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1. Turn on the unit by using 1 on the remote
control or 1/! on the unit. The LED indicator
starts to blink in white.
2. On your smart device, launch Music Flow Player
app. Select [Connect product] to install the
speaker. Plug in the desired device, and tap [Next].
5. Connect one end of the LAN cable to the
speaker’s LAN port and connect the other end to
your wireless router.
Wait a moment until the LED indicator stops
blinking and stays white.
2
3. Select the product you want to connect and tap
[Next] on the screen.
7. Select [Finish] to complete the connection.
4. Select [Wired connection] on the screen.
After speaker connection, follow the instructions
for TV connection.
Connecting
6. Then select [Next] on the screen.
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Connecting
(If there is an update)
8. This application is checking the Version of
software of your speaker and then shows the
version.
Connecting the speaker to your
Network via the Wi-Fi Setup
Method (Android)
Connection overview
Broadband
service
2
Connecting
Router
Select [Next] after checking the version
information.
,,Note
yy You cannot use the speaker without a router.
When using the wired router, you can control
the speaker with Music Flow PC Software.
(Page 37)
yy The speaker and the smart device should be
connected to the same router.
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1. Turn on the unit by using 1 on the remote
control or 1/! on the unit. The LED indicator
starts to blink in white.
6. Press the
button on the unit. Then the LED
indicator blinks in white and red alternately.
2. On your smart device, launch Music Flow Player
app. Select [Connect product] to install the
speaker. Plug in the desired device, and tap [Next].
2
3. Select the product you want to connect and tap
[Next] on the screen.
8. If you have a password for your network, the
security screen appears on your smart device.
Enter your password.
4. Select [Wireless connection] on the screen.
5. Then select [Next] on the screen.
Connecting
7. Then select [Next] on the screen.
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Connecting
9. Then select [Next] on the screen.
(If there is an update)
11.This application is checking the Version of
software of your speaker and then shows the
version.
2
Connecting
Select [Next] after checking the version
information.
,,Note
If the speaker fails to connect to your network
or its network connection operates abnormally,
place the speaker closer to your router and try
again.
10.Select [Finish] to complete the connection.
After speaker connection, follow the instructions
for TV connection.
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Connecting the speaker to your
Network via the Wi-Fi Setup
Method (iOS)
Connection overview
1. Turn on the unit by using 1 on the remote
control or 1/! on the unit. The LED indicator
starts to blink in white.
2. On your smart device, launch Music Flow Player
app. Select [Connect product] to install the
speaker. Plug in the desired device, and tap [Next].
Broadband
service
2
Connecting
Router
3. Select the product you want to connect and tap
[Next] on the screen.
4. Select [Wireless connection] on the screen.
5. Then select [Next] on the screen.
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Connecting
6. Press the
button on the unit. Then the LED
indicator blinks in white and red alternately.
2
8. On your iOS device, go to iOS setting -> Wi-Fi
setting and select “MusicFlow_Setup” to connect.
Connecting
7. Then select [Next] on the screen.
,,Note
yy If “MusicFlow_Setup” is not on the list, scan
for available Wi-Fi networks again.
yy When your smart device is connected to
“MusicFlow_Setup”, you cannot use the
internet.
9. If you have a password for your network, the
security screen appears on your smart device.
Enter your password.
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10.Then select [Next] on the screen.
Notes on Network Connection
yy Many network connection problems during set up
can often be fixed by re-setting the router. After
connecting the speaker to the home network,
quickly power off and/or disconnect the power
cable of the home network router or cable modem.
Then power on and/or connect the power cable
again.
11.Then select [Next] on the screen.
yy The wireless network operate at 2.4 GHz radio
frequencies that are also used by other household
devices such as cordless telephone, Bluetooth
devices, microwave oven, and can be affected by
interference from them.
yy Turn off all unused network equipment in your
local home network. Some devices may generate
network traffic.
yy If the speaker fails to connect to your network or
its network connection operates abnormally, place
the speaker closer to your router and try again.
12.Select [Complete] to complete the connection.
yy Depending on your home network environment
and the performance of wireless router, it may not
work well to connect the speaker to your wireless
router.
yy You cannot connect the speaker to wireless router
which has hidden SSID.
yy The connection you’ve made may be disconnected
if you select other application or change the
setting of the connected speaker via “Music
Flow Player” app. In such a case, please check the
connection status.
yy Even after connection of Music Flow Player app,
music may be output from your smart device. In
this case, select the connected speaker on the
playback screen.
,,Note
If the speaker fails to connect to your network
or its network connection operates abnormally,
place the speaker closer to your router and try
again.
yy Depending on the speed of your network, playback
of online contents may not work well.
yy Wireless signal interference may lead to
disconnection of network or stopping playback.
2
Connecting
yy Our company is not responsible for any
malfunction of the speaker and/or the internet
connection feature due to communication errors/
malfunctions associated with your broadband
internet connection or other connected equipment.
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Connecting
yy You need to turn the speaker’s power off and on
again if you restart the router.
yy You need to perform a factory set and setup the
network connection for speaker, if you install new
router.
yy If you use other characters than the english
alphabet or digits for the SSID name of your
access point or wireless router, it may be displayed
differently.
2
Connecting the speakers
to your Home Network
(Additional)
You can enjoy the music with multiple speakers and
single smart device you have.
Requirements
Connecting
yy Wireless router
yy Smart device (Android or iOS)
yy Another speaker
,,Note
Signal interference may lead to stop playback.
Connecting the additional
speaker to your network with a
LAN cable
Connection overview
Broadband
service
Router
Speaker (Add)
LAN cable
Speaker (Main)
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1. Connect the speaker (Main) to your network.
Refer to “Connecting the speaker to your Home
network” on page 21.
4. Plug in the desired device, and tap [Next].
2. On your smart device, select the Music Flow
Player app. Tap the button.
2
3. Select the [Add Speaker] on the side menu.
6. Select [Wired connection] on the screen.
,,Note
You can also add another speaker by using
button on the screen of [Connected Speakers].
Connecting
5. Select the product you want to connect and tap
[Next] on the screen.
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Connecting
7. Connect one end of the LAN cable to the
speaker’s ETHERNET port and connect the other
end to your wireless router.
Wait a moment until the LED indicator stops
blinking and stays white.
Connecting the additional
speaker to your network via the
Wi-Fi Setup Method
Connection overview
Broadband service
2
Connecting
Router
LAN cable
8. Then select [Next] on the screen.
Speaker (Main)
Speaker (Add)
9. Select [Finish] to complete the connection.
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1. Connect the speaker (Main) to your network.
Refer to “Connecting the speaker to your Home
network” on page 21.
4. Select the product you want to connect and tap
[Next] on the screen.
2. On your smart device, select the Music Flow
Player app. Tap the button.
2
Connecting
5. Select [Wireless connection] on the screen.
3. Select the [Add Speaker] on the side menu.
6. Press the ADD button on the rear of the speaker
Network status LED blinks red.
(Add). Then
,,Note
You can also add another speaker by using
button on the screen of [Connected Speakers].
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Connecting
7. Then select the [Next] on the screen.
Using the Bridge
Bridge (R1) extends a range of use of speakers.
Please purchase it separately if you want to use.
Use as a root device (wired to
the home router)
2
Connecting
If there is no speaker with wired
connection to the router
8. Select [Finish] to complete the connection.
When your home router is located too far from any
speaker location that is to be connected via wired
mode, connect the Bridge (R1) to your home router
with LAN cable.
Bridge (R1)
1. Attach the power cord to the power port on the
rear of the Bridge (R1) and then plug the power
cord into an electrical outlet.
,,Note
Speakers may be not connected if the distance
between the Sound Bar (Main) connected
by LAN cable and the speaker (Add) to be
connected is too far.
2. The power LED on the front of Bridge (R1) turns
on. On your smart device, select the Music Flow
Player app. Tap the button.
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3. Select the [Add Speaker] on the side menu.
6. Select [Finish] to complete the connection.
2
5. Following the instruction on Music Flow Player
app, connect the Bridge (R1) and the router with
LAN cable.
Wait a moment until Network status LED
stops blinking and stays white.
Bridge (R1)
And then select [Next].
7. Connect the speaker to Bridge (R1). Refer to
“Connecting the speakers to your Home Network
(Additional)” on page 32.
Connecting
4. Select the [Bridge] and tap [Next] on the screen.
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Connecting
Use as a wireless extender
3. Select the [Add Speaker] on the side menu.
If there is at least one speaker with
wired connection to the router
When you want to expand Music Flow mesh
network coverage, add the Bridge (R1) to your home
network.
2
Connecting
Bridge
4. Select the Bridge and tap [Next] on the screen.
1. Attach the power cord to the power port on the
rear of the Bridge (R1) and then plug the power
cord into an electrical outlet.
2. The power LED on the front of Bridge (R1) turns
on. On your smart device, select the Music Flow
Player app. Tap the button.
5. Select [Wireless connection] and tap [Next] on
the screen.
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6. Follow the instruction on Music Flow Player app
and tap [Next] on the screen.
Using Media Server for
PC
Media server Software allows users to access audio
files stored in media server and enjoy them on this
speaker via home networking.
Before connecting to PC to play a file, Media server
Software should be installed on your PC.
Make sure that wireless network environment
using a router is installed at your home.
7. Select [Finish] to complete the connection.
yy Windows : Music Flow PC Software
yy Mac OS : Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
Music Flow PC Software for
windows
About Music Flow PC Software
Music Flow PC Software makes you enjoy the audio
files stored on your media server (PC) via the speaker.
Downloading Music Flow PC Software
8. Connect the speaker to Bridge (R1). Refer to
“Connecting the speakers to your Home Network
(Additional)” on page 32.
1. Start up your computer, visit http://www.lg.com. If
necessary, select your region.
2. Click support tab.
3. Fill your model name on the cover of owner’s
manual in search bar.
4. Find and download the “Music Flow PC Software”
file.
Installing Music Flow PC Software
1. Unzip and double-click “Setup.exe” to install
Music Flow PC Software. The installation is
prepared and the installation wizard appears.
2. Follow the directions of the installation wizard
displayed on the screen.
3. Click the [Exit] button to complete the
installation.
2
Connecting
,,Note
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Connecting
,,Note
yy You might close firewalls and Anti-Virus
programs on your PC while installing Music
Flow PC Software.
yy The Music Flow PC Software is a customized
software edition only for sharing files and
folders to this speaker.
2
yy If you want a full explanation about Music
Flow PC Software, click the question marked
icon on home menu.
Connecting
System requirements (Windows PC)
yy CPU : Intel® 2.0 GHz or AMD Sempron™ 2000+
processors
yy Memory : 1 GB of free RAM
yy Graphics card : 64 MB video memory, minimum
resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, and 16 bit color
settings
Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
for Mac OS
About Nero MediaHome Essentials
Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials is a software for
sharing video, audio and photo files stored on your
computer to this speaker as a digital media server.
Downloading Nero MediaHome
Essentials
1. Start up your computer, visit http://www.lg.com.
If necessary, select your region.
2. Click support tab.
3. Fill your model name on the cover of owner’s
manual in search bar.
4. Find and download the “Nero MediaHome 4
Essentials” file.
yy Free Disk Space : 200 MB
yy Windows® XP (Service Pack 2 or higher),
Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8.0,
Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
Installing Nero MediaHome Essentials
yy Windows® Media Player® 11.0 or higher
yy Network environment: 100 MB Ethernet, WLAN
Sharing music files
2. Unzip and double-click NeroMediaHome.dmg
file, In the Nero MediaHome window, drag the
Nero MediaHome icon either to the Applications
folder within the window or to any other desired
location.
On your computer, you must share the folder
contained music files to play them on this speaker.
3. Follow the directions of the installation wizard
displayed on the screen.
This parts explains the procedure for selecting the
shared folders on your computer.
4. Click the [Exit] button to complete the
installation.
1. Double-click the “Music Flow PC Software” icon.
2. Click [ ] icon in the upper-right-hand corner of
the screen. The setting menu appears.
3. On the setting menu, click [
go to the sharing file menu.
] icon on the left to
4. On the sharing file menu, Click [
the [Browse Folder] window.
] icon to open
5. Select the folder containing the files you want to
share. The selected folder is added to the list of
shared folders.
1. Before installation, close all running programs
including firewall and Anti-Virus programs.
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System requirements (Macintosh)
yy Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
yy Macintosh computer with an Intel x86 processor
yy Hard drive space: 200 MB hard drive space for a
typical installation of Nero MediaHome standalone
yy Memory: 256 MB RAM
Sharing music files
This parts explains the procedure for selecting the
shared folders on your computer.
1. Double-click the “Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials”
icon.
2. Click [Network] icon on the left and define your
network name in the [Network name] field. The
Network name you enter will be recognized by
your player.
3. Click [Shares] icon on the left.
4. Click [Local Folders] tab on the [Shares] screen.
5. Click [Add] icon to open the [Browse Folder]
window.
6. Select the folder containing the files you want to
share. The selected folder is added to the list of
shared folders.
7. Click [Start Server] icon to start the server.
,,Note
The network drive cannot configure the shared
folder setting.
2
Connecting
On your computer, you must share the folder
contained music files to play them on this speaker.
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Operating
Enjoying the Music with
Music Flow Player app
Overview of Home menu
Launch Music Flow Player app on your smart device.
The [Home] appears.
With Music Flow Player app, you can play music in
your smart device.
,,Note
yy For more detailed instruction about Music
Flow Player app, switch on the [User Guide]
in [Settings] > [General] on the side menu.
yy Some of the content in this part may differ
from Music Flow Player app depending on the
application’s version.
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Operating
Preparation
1. Check the network connection with the speaker.
(Page 21)
a Menu button -Displays side menu bar.
2. To use the speaker, you must download and install
the Music Flow Player app. (Page 19)
b My Songs - Displays music list on your phone.
Streaming Services – Displays the online
c services. You can enjoy the online radio and
music.
d Favorites– Displays the favorites songs
e
Most Played – Displays the songs most played
on this speaker.
f My Playlists – Displays the playlists.
g
Timeline – Displays the songs played on this
speaker.
h Search - Searches music on your phone.
,,Note
Depending on your smart device’s OS or version
of “Music Flow Player” app, some of the content
in this manual may differ.
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Edit the Online streaming Service list
Overview of the side menu
1. Launch Music Flow Player app on your smart
device. The [Home] appears.
1. Launch Music Flow Player app on your smart
device. The [Home] appears.
2. Tap the [EDIT] menu.
2. Tap the
button.
3
yy Select the checkbox of the Online service you
want to see on Home.
yy Drag upwards or downwards to change the order
of the Online service.
yy Tap the , add the online services.
In case of the Android device, you can add the
online services among the installed apps in the
device. If you select the added app, the app is run
during the Bluetooth pairing operation.
In case of the iOS device, when you connect
the added app, you should set the Bluetooth
connection for yourself.
,,Note
The displayed Online Streaming Services may
vary depending on your region.
a Home – Displays the Home menu.
b
My Phone – Displays the songs on this smart
device.
c
Music Server – Displays the songs on the
connected devices (Media server).
Streaming Services – Displays the online
d services. You can enjoy the online radio and
music.
e
Chromecast enabled apps - Displays available
apps on Chromecast.
f
Connected Speakers – Displays the connected
speaker.
g
Add Speaker – Goes to the speaker installation
screen.
h Settings – Displays the settings menu.
Operating
3. Side menu appears.
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Operating
Playing a song
5. Select the desired song. Then selected song is
displayed and played.
1. Launch Music Flow Player app on your smart
device. The [Home] appears.
2. Tap the
button.
,,Note
3
Operating
3. Side menu appears.
Select the [My Phone] on the side menu.
4. Select the desired album.
If the speaker is not selected, the selecting
speaker pop-up appears. Select a desired
speaker.
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Managing a playlist
Overview of Playback
On an album screen, tap the [ ] of the desired song.
The pull down menu appears.
You can confirm and adjust various information on
the playback screen.
3
Displays current playing music.
b
- Repeats the desired contents. Every
time you click it, the state changed in the
(Repeat One) (Repeat All) (Repeat Off) order.
- Shuffles the music on the list. Music will
be played in random order.
Adjusts playback.
c
a Play next – Selects music to play next.
b Add to queue – Adds to queue list.
c Add to playlist – Adds to a desired playlist.
,,Note
Depending on your wireless environment, playing
a song with the speaker may not work smoothly.
- Adjusts the volume.
- Pauses playback.
/ - Skips fast backward or forward.
- Adjusts the sound effect.
Tap the
d
e
, various option appears.
- Saves the music to the [Favorites]. You
can find [Favorites] on [Home] tab
- Adds music to [My Playlist].
- Edits the current playlist.
- Selects a speaker to play.
- Displays music menu.
,,Note
By using , you can control volume level of
each grouped speakers and change the channel
of them to [Surround], [Left] or [Right]. (Page
45)
Operating
a Displays the speaker that music plays through.
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Operating
Selecting Sound effect
Sound Effect Description
This speaker has a number of pre-set surround
sound fields. You can select a desired sound mode by
tapping [ ].
ASC
The displayed items for the equalizer may be different
depending on sound sources and effects.
Analyzes the property of input
sound and provides the sound
optimized for the content in real
time.
Standard
You can enjoy optimized sound.
Cinema
You can enjoy more immersive and
cinematic surround sound.
1. During playback, tap the [
] as below.
You can set Treble and Bass value.
The set value will be reflected to
the overall sound effect.
3
Operating
,,Note
yy When you play the songs with smart device’s
speaker, the sound equalizer is not supported.
yy You can also select a desired sound mode by
using SOUND EFFECT on the remote control.
2. Tap the A or D.
You can select the various sound effects.
yy In some of surround modes, some speakers,
there’s no sound or low sound. It depends
on the mode of surround and the source of
audio, it is not defective.
yy You may need to reset the surround mode,
after switching the input, sometimes even
after the sound file changed.
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Different ways of
listening to music
There are a number of differing ways of listening to
music : Group, Surround and Seamless playbacks.
,,Note
Group Playback
You can group multiple speakers linked to the Music
Flow Player app and play the same music through all
the connected speakers in the same group.
1. Select [Connected Speakers] on the side menu of
Music Flow Player app.
If you want to enjoy the group playback and
Surround playback, it is recommended that at
least one speaker is connected by LAN cable. To
change speaker connection setting when all the
speaker have been already connected wirelessly,
reset all the speaker and connect again after
connecting the one speaker of them.
3
Operating
In the wireless connection, the smoothness of
playback is subject to the location of installed
speaker. Install the speakers at a short distance
from the router. To enjoy the smooth group
playback or surround playback wirelessly, it is
recommended to use the router supporting
802.11n. In this case, set the router’s security
mode setting to OPEN or AES.
2. Connected speakers appear.
Select the [ ] on the speaker desired song plays
through.
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Operating
3. Grouping option appears.
Tap the checkbox to select the speaker you want
to play with. Then select [OK].
Surround Sound Mode (Home
Cinema Mode)
Simply add a LG MUSICflow sound bar to your
network and synchronize it with your LG MUSICflow
speakers to enjoy a home cinema system experience.
1. Select [Connected Speakers] on the side menu of
Music Flow Player app.
3
Operating
4. The speakers is ready to group playback.
2. Connected speakers appear.
Select the [ ] on the speaker.
,,Note
yy If the speakers are not grouped, you can enjoy
different music on each speaker.
yy It is recommended to connect less than 5
devices for the smooth playback.
yy The weak signal because of the long distance
between speakers or wireless router and
signal interference may cause abnormal
playback.
yy Depending on your wireless environment, the
grouping may be broken.
yy For smooth group playback, it is
recommended to select the speaker
connected by LAN cable as a master speaker.
If you set the master speaker connected
wirelessly, placed closer from the speaker
connected wired.
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3. Surround environment option appears.
Select the left and right speakers by tapping
connected speakers. Then select [OK].
,,Note
yy It is recommended to set the surround
speakers to same models.
yy The weak signal because of the long distance
between speakers or wireless router and
signal interference may cause abnormal
playback.
yy Depending on your wireless environment, the
grouping may be broken.
yy For smooth playback, it is recommended to
select the speaker connected by LAN cable
as a master speaker. If you set the master
speaker connected wirelessly, placed closer
from the speaker connected wired.
1. Plug in the Sound bar
2. Connect the sound bar to home network.
(Wired or Wireless)
3. Plug in the rear speakers.
4. Connect the rear speakers to home
network. (Wired or Wireless)
5. Press
(Add) button on the sound
bar.
The sound bar beeps and [HOME
CINEMA READY] is scrolled on the
display window.
6. Press
(Add) button on the left rear
speaker and wait for a few seconds.
7. After the left rear speaker connection,
press
(Add) button on the right
rear speaker.
yy Configuring home cinema mode with existing
speakers, you need to update software of the
speakers to the latest version.
yy Check every speaker’s network connection
when you cannot set the speakers. If the
speakers are not connected to the home
network, refer the “Connecting the speaker
to your Home Network”.
3
Operating
4. The speakers are ready to surround playback.
yy To enjoy the home cinema system without
Music Flow Player app, follow the below
steps.
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Operating
Seamless playback
You can easily change the playing speaker from your
smart device or the speaker to the another speaker
without pause.
Changing playing speaker from a smart
device to a speaker
To use Seamless playback, you have to set up Auto
Music Play to On. (Page 53)
,,Note
yy It is not supported when you go out of the
house with your smart device.
yy Wi-Fi function on smart device must be
turned on.
3
yy If the source is Portable In and Bluetooth,
seamless play is not supported. (Media server
and online streaming service are supported.)
Operating
yy In case of the online streaming service, the
music you are listening to is played from the
beginning.
yy On seamless play, each speaker keeps its
existing volume value. If no sound coming out
from the speaker during playback, check the
switched speaker’s volume is set to 0.
1. If the smart device playing music is carried from
outside to a room where the connected speaker
is in, the pop-up window on the smart device will
appear to ask you which speaker you want to play
music through.
2. Select the speaker on the pop-up list, the music
you are listening to is played through without a
pause.
Operating 49
Setting the Speaker
with Music Flow Player
app
With Music Flow Player app, you can set the
connected speaker in your smart device.
,,Note
yy For more detailed instruction about Music
Flow Player app, switch on the [User Guide]
in [Settings] > [General] on the side menu.
yy Some of the content in this part may differ
from Music Flow Player app depending on the
application’s version.
a General – Sets for easier use of the speaker.
b Speakers – Sets connected speaker.
c
Alarms/Sleep Timer – Wakes on and off the
speaker at a designated time.
d
Account Management – Manages online
streaming service.
e Time zone - Sets time zone.
f
Advanced settings – Displays the Advance
settings menu. (Page 52)
g Chromecast - Displays the Chromecast menu.
Version Info. – Updates the speaker to the
latest version.
i
Open source licenses – Shows LGE Open
Source Software Notice.
Preparation
1. Check the network connection with the speaker.
(Page 21)
[General] Menu
2. To use the speaker, you must download and install
the Music Flow Player app. (Page 19)
Sets for easier use of the speaker.
Overview of setting menu
This function allows you to display the Music Flow
Player on the lock screen. (Lock screen setting is
[ON] by default.)
1. Launch Music Flow Player app on your smart
device.
2. Select [Settings] on the side menu.
Lock Screen Setting (Android only)
,,Note
[Lock Screen Setting] may differ from Music
Flow Player app depending on the Android’s
version.
User Guide
This function allows you to display or delete the guide
on the menu.
Gesture
When this function is on, you can easily continue
playback your music by simply shaking your mobile.
3
Operating
h
50
Operating
[Speakers] Menu
You can adjust speakers connected to your network.
a Rename – Renames the speaker.
b
Speaker LED – Turns on or off speaker’s LED
indicator.
c IP Info. - Shows the IP address of the speaker.
Compressed sound transmission – Adjusts
d the compression of audio source according to
network status.
3
Operating
e
DRC – Turns on or off DRC function.
(Page 56)
f
Night – Turns on or off Night Mode function.
(Page 59)
g
Auto Volume On/Off – Turns on or off Auto
Volume function. (Page 59)
h
AV Sync – Adjust the audio and video
Synchronization. (Page 56)
i
Woofer level – Adjust Woofer level. (Page
59)
j
Auto Display On/Off – Turns on or off Auto
Display function.
k
Auto Power On/Off – Turns on or off Auto
Power function. (Page 58)
l
Bluetooth standby mode – Turns on or off
Bluetooth standby mode.
Connect SoundBar and TV – Guide you to
m connect to your TV. (through Optical (Page
12) or HDMI (Page 14))
Using the TV remote control - Adjusts some
n functions of this unit with your TV remote
control. (Page 56)
o Initialize – Resets the speaker.
p
System version – Displays the current system
version.
Share usage data - Select whether to send
q Chromecast usage data and crash reports to
Google.
r
Learn about Chromecast built-in Privacy Shows Privacy policy of Chromecast.
Operating 51
[Alarms/Sleep Timer] Menu
[Account management] Menu
Turns on and off the speaker at a designated time.
Manages online streaming service.
Alarms
[Time Zone] Menu
Speaker will let you know when it is time.
Deletes selected alarm.
Adds new alarm.
Sleep Timer
Sets a time to automatically turn off the speaker.
1. Select the speaker to set timer on [Sleep Timer]
in the [Alarms/Sleep Timer] menu.
Automatic Time zone
It offers to use network provided time.
Set Time Zone
If you deselect [Automatic Time zone], you can select
your time zone yourself.
3
Operating
2. Set the desired timer on selected speaker.
52
Operating
[Advanced Settings] Menu
Mesh Network Channel
If normal playback or group playback is not smooth
using multiple speakers including wireless speaker
connection, changed the mesh network channel to
improve network speed.
1. Select the [Settings] -> [Advanced Settings]
option.
,,Note
yy The speaker is disconnected temporarily
during the channel changing.
yy If you changed the channel when the speaker
turned off, turn on and add it again.
yy If the speaker is not connected to network
after changing the channel, add the speaker
again.
Mesh Network direct connection
(Android only)
You can directly connect the smart device to speaker
connected your home network.
3
Operating
When your smart device is placed in a position
where it cannot connect to the home network,
select a nearby speaker in the [Mesh Network direct
connection] list and then connect the smart device to
the speaker.
2. Select the [Mesh Network Channel] option.
The channel information now being used is
displayed.
3. Select the channel to change.
4. The channel information is updated to the
selected channel.
Operating 53
Auto Music Play
Sensitivity Settings
You can easily change the rendering device from your
smart device or a speaker to another speaker by
approaching your smart device to the desired speaker.
Sets the operating distance of Auto Music Play
between the speaker and your smart device to adjust
sensitivity of Bluetooth(BLE).
yy Your smart device should support bluetooth (BLE).
yy This function is subject to the smart device
capability and the Wi-Fi network status.
yy Auto music play option in the music flow app
should be turned on.
yy This function may cause more battery
consumption.
1. Turn on the [Auto Music Play] option in the
Advanced settings menu on the music flow app.
3
-- Place your smart device close enough to the
tag on the speaker. It is recommend to be within
about 5 cm.
-- Set the slide bar at [Close], the leftmost
position.
-- Move the slide to the right slowly until the
notification appears.
,,Note
yy The smart device should support low power
Bluetooth (BLE).
yy BLE support specifications in case of android
can vary depending on the manufacturer.
yy Supported operation system version
Device
O/S
Android
Android 4.3 (or later)
Apple
iOS 7.1.2 (or later)
Operating
2. Tag the smart device to LG Music Flow to play for
about 1 second.
54
Operating
[Chromecast] Menu
2. Starts the software update.
Learn how to cast
Shows how to use Chromecast.
Chromecast enabled apps
Shows available apps on Chromecast.
Cast Groups
Select [Learn about Cast Groups] or [How to cast to
a group] to show the selected information.
,,Note
3
Operating
To use Cast Groups, install Google Home
application. Download the application from
Apple “App Store” or Google “Play Store”.
Chromecast built-in open legal
documents
Select [Google Terms of Service], [Google Privacy
Policy] or [Open source licenses] to show the
selected information.
[Version Info.] Menu
Updates the speaker to the latest version.
App version info.
Displays the current application’s version.
Device version info.
Updates the latest speaker’s firmware version.
1. Find the speakers need to update and
tap the [ ].
[Open source licenses] Menu
Shows LGE Open Source Software Notice.
Operating 55
Using a Bluetooth
Wireless Technology
1. Select the Bluetooth function by using F on the
remote control or F on the unit until the function
is selected.
Appears “BT” and then “BT READY” in display
window.
About Bluetooth
2. Operate the Bluetooth device and perform
the pairing operation. When searching for this
speaker on your Bluetooth device, a list of the
devices found may appear in the Bluetooth device
display depending on the type of Bluetooth
device. Your speaker appears as “LG SH7(XX:XX)”.
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 : Android device, iOS device
yy Version: 4.0
3. Select the “LG SH7(XX:XX)”.
,,Note
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device type,
some device have a different pairing way.
Enter the PIN code (0000) as needed.
yy Codec: SBC
Bluetooth profiles
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
devices must be able to interpret certain profiles. This
speaker is compatible with following profile.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile)
Listening to Music of a
Bluetooth Device
Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure
that the Bluetooth feature on your smart device
is turned on. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s user
guide. Once a pairing operation is performed, it does
not need to be performed again.
yy XX:XX means the last four digits of
address. For example, if your unit has a
MAC address such as 20:C3:8F:C9:31:55,
you will see “LG SH7(31:55)” on your
Bluetooth device.
4. When this unit is successfully connected with
your Bluetooth device, “PAIRED” will appear on
the display window.
5. Listen to music.
To play music in your Bluetooth device, refer to
your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
According to your Bluetooth device’s volume level,
the volume level of Bluetooth will be adjusted.
,,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
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.
56
Operating
,,Note
Other operations
-- When you restart this unit.
DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
yy This unit supports Bluetooth auto pairing.
However it does not operate in the case
below:
-- When you disconnect this unit by yourself.
-- When you disconnect this unit on the
connected Bluetooth device.
yy The sound may be interrupted when the
connection is interfered with by the some
other electronic wave.
yy You cannot control the Bluetooth device with
this unit.
3
yy Pairing is limited to “One” Bluetooth device.
Multi-Pairing is not supported.
Operating
yy Depending on the type of the device, you may
not be able to use the Bluetooth function.
yy You can enjoy using Bluetooth when using
Phone, MP3, Notebook, etc..
yy The more distance between the unit and the
bluetooth device, the lower the sound quality
becomes.
yy The Bluetooth connection will be
disconnected when the unit is turned off or
the Bluetooth device gets too far from the
unit.
yy If the Bluetooth connection is disconnected,
connect the Bluetooth device again.
yy When a Bluetooth device is not connected,
“BT READY” appears on the display window.
yy If you set the Wi-Fi function in the state
of unconnected network, Bluetooth
and Wireless TV Sound Sync may not be
connected.
Make the sound clear when the volume is turned
down (Dolby Digital only). Set to [DRC ON] by using
DRC.
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 control the time which you
can set at between 0 and 300 ms.
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 AV SYNC on the remote control for
about 3 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.
Operating 57
,,Note
Auto power down
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 HDMI CEC,
SIMPLINK and LG Sound Sync set to ON.
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.
Sleep timer setting
This unit will turn off by itself after the time set.
Press SLEEP one or more times to select delay time
between 10 and 180 minutes.
To check the remaining time, press SLEEP.
To cancel the sleep function, press SLEEP repeatedly
until “SLEEP 10” appears, and then press SLEEP
once again while “SLEEP 10” is displayed.
,,Note
You can check the remaining time before the
unit turns off . Press SLEEP the remaining time
appears in the display window.
It will also turn off after six hours if the Main unit is
connected to a device using portable input.
When network is connected, the speaker switches to
the network standby mode. Then the LED indicator
on the unit becomes dimmed in white.
If network is disconnected, the speaker switches to
the standby mode. Then the LED indicator on the unit
turns red.
3
Operating
yy Some remote control may not be supported.
yy Some remote control may not operate if you
press repeatedly the volume button.
This unit will turn itself off to save electric
consumption when the main unit is not connected to
an external device and is not used for 20 minutes.
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Operating
AUTO POWER On/Off
Auto Display Off / Dimmer
This unit automatically turns on and off by an input
source : Optical.
Press and hold AUTO POWER on the remote control
for about 3 seconds, “ON - AUTO DISPLAY” appears
and Auto Display off function is turned on.
(Default: ON)
When you turn on your TV or an external device
connected to this unit, this unit recognizes the input
signal and selects the optical function. You can hear
the sound from your device.
This function turns on or off each time you press
AUTO POWER.
,,Note
3
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).
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.
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 want to use AUTO POWER, SIMPLINK
must be turned off. It takes for about 30
seconds to switch on or off SIMPLINK.
yy You can set the Auto Power function only
when this unit is turned on.
yy If you turn off(Red LED) this unit in
the network disconnected status, you
cannot AUTO POWER On by LG Sound
Sync(Wireless).
OPT, HDMI, LG TV, ARC: If there is no key input for
about 15 seconds, display will be darkened and after
about 5 seconds, display will be turned off.
Wi-Fi, PORTABLE, BT: If there is no key input for
about 15 seconds, display will be darkened.
To turn off this function, press and hold AUTO
POWER and press it again. “OFF - AUTO DISPLAY” is
scrolled. Display window will be darkened if there is
no key input for about 15 seconds in all functions.
Operating 59
Sound adjustment
Adjust volume level
automatically
This unit supports Auto volume function that
automatically adjusts the volume level.
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.
To cancel this function, press the button again while
“ON” is displayed.
You can adjust the sound level of Treble, Bass and
Subwoofer as your preference.
TREBLE/BASS : -5 dB to 5 dB
SUBWF (Subwoofer) : -15 dB to 6 dB
1.Press
button repeatedly to select TREBLE,
BASS or SUBWF (Subwoofer).
2. Press VOL o/p to adjust the sound level.
Night mode
Set Night mode to On to reduce the sound intensity
and improve fineness and softness.
Press button on the remote control. So you can
activate Night mode. To cancel it, press button
again.
The speaker switches to the standby mode if there is
no music playback or no button operation.
Standby mode
Option 1.
If network is disconnected and there is no music
playback and no button operation for 20 minutes,
the speaker switches to the standby mode. Then
“GOOD-BYE” appears on the display window and the
LED indicator on the unit turns red.
Option 2.
If you press and hold 1/! on the unit or 1 on the
remote control for about 3 seconds, the speaker
switches to the standby mode. Then “GOOD-BYE”
appears on the display window and the LED indicator
on the unit turns red.
Network standby mode
Option 1.
When network is connected but music is not played
and buttons are not pressed for 20 minutes, the
speaker switches to the network standby mode.
Then the LED indicator on the unit becomes dimmed
in white.
Option 2.
If you press 1/! on the unit or 1 on the remote
control, the speaker switches to the network standby
mode. Then the LED indicator on the unit becomes
dimmed in white.
3
Operating
Adjust the Treble/Bass/Subwoofer
Standby mode
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Operating
Bluetooth standby mode
If the Bluetooth standby mode is set to ON, the
speaker switches Bluetooth standby mode when is
turned off.
When you turn on the main unit in the Bluetooth
standby mode, Bluetooth and LG TV are able to
connect even if network is not connected.
,,Note
yy Adjust volume level of the main unit to
minimum. And then, press and hold VOL and DRC on the remote control for about
3 seconds. The speaker switches Bluetooth
standby mode.
3
yy If you turn off the unit in the Wi-Fi function,
Bluetooth standby mode does not operate.
Operating
yy To use this function, you should turn on the
AUTO POWER function.
Reset the Speaker
If the speaker is not turned on or doesn’t respond,
reset the speaker.
Resetting the speaker
button until you hear the
yy Press and hold the
beep sound once. You can see “DISABLED” on the
display window. Then all wireless network ports
are deactivated and the stored wireless network
information is deleted.
button until you hear the
yy Press and hold the
beep sound twice. You can see “RESET” on the
display window. You can reset the speaker to its
original factory settings.
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Troubleshooting
General
Symptoms
Cause & Solution
The unit does not work
properly.
yy Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer,
DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn it on again.
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.
The power does not turn
on.
Is the power cord plugged into the outlet?
Sound is not produced.
Is the volume set to minimum?
yy Connect the power plug to the outlet.
yy Adjust the volume.
yy When you are using connection with a external device (set top box, Bluetooth
device etc.), adjust volume level of the device.
yy Press
or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function.
Is the function selected properly?
yy Check the input source and select the correct input source.
No woofer sound
Is the subwoofer plugged in?
yy Plug the power cord of subwoofer into the wall outlet securely.
Is pairing between the unit and the subwoofer disconnected?
yy Connect the unit and the subwoofer. (Refer to the page 11.)
The remote control does
not work properly.
Is the remote control too far from the unit?
yy Operate the remote control within about 7 m.
Is there an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit?
yy Remove the obstacle.
Are the batteries in the remote control exhausted?
yy Replace the batteries with new one.
The AUTO POWER
function does not work.
yy Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player or
Bluetooth device.
yy Check the state of SIMPLINK and turn off SIMPLINK.
yy Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate.
LG Sound Sync does not
work.
yy Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync.
yy Check connection of LG Sound Sync.
yy Check sound setting of your TV and this unit.
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Troubleshooting
Is the mute function activated?
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Troubleshooting
Symptoms
Cause & Solution
When you feel the output
sound of the unit is low.
Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them.
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.
Network
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Troubleshooting
Symptoms
Cause & Solution
Cannot connect the
speaker to your home
network.
The wireless communication may be interrupted from household devices that are
using radio frequencies. Move the speaker away from them.
Media servers are not
displayed on the device
list.
yy The firewall or anti-virus software on your media server is running. Turn off
the firewall or anti-virus software running on your media server.
Music Flow Player doesn’t
work properly.
Is the Music Flow Player plugged in?
yy Make sure that the speaker is connected to the same network that your
media server is connected.
yy Plug in the Music Flow Player.
Is the LAN cable connected to the wireless router and the Music Flow Player
properly?
yy Connect the LAN cable to the LAN port on the back of the Music FlowPlayer
and to your wireless router.
When the Music Flow Player is plugged in, does the Music Flow Player’s LED
show it’s operating properly?
yy If you experience troubles with connecting the Music Flow Player, try
relocating the speaker closer to the wireless router or the Music Flow Player.
If you restart the router?
yy You need to turn the speaker’s power off and on again.
If you install new router.
yy You need to perform a factory set and setup the network connection for
speaker.
Troubleshooting 63
Application and PC Software
Symptoms
Cause & Solution
Music Flow Player app
doesn’t work properly.
Does an error occur when accessing the app?
yy Make sure that your smart device is compatible with the app.
yy Make sure that the Music Flow Player app is the latest version.
yy Make sure that the speaker’s front LED turns from red to white.
Music Flow PC Software
doesn’t work properly.
Does the firewall on your PC or Mac set to enable?
yy Disable all your firewalls and try to connect again. Refer to your firewall’s
instruction or website.
Is the LAN cable connected to the wireless router and your PC or Mac properly?
yy Ensure that the speaker and your PC or Mac are correctly connected to the
local area network and can access the internet.
yy The wireless communication may be interrupted from household devices that
are using radio frequencies. Move the speaker and your PC or Mac away from
them.
Symptoms
Cause & Solution
This device may have
wireless interference.
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.
Bluetooth device may
malfunction or make
noise in the following
cases.
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.
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 each other.
yy When 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.
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Troubleshooting
NOTES to use wireless
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Appendix
File requirement
Available File extensions : “.mp3”, “.wma”, “.flac”, “.m4a”,
“.aac”, “.ogg”, “.wav”
Sampling frequency: within 32 to 48 kHz (mp3,
wma), up to 192 kHz/24 bit (flac)
Bit rate: up to 320 kbps (mp3, wma)
yy The file requirements are not always compatible.
There may have some restrictions by file features
and media server’s ability.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are
registered trademarks 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.
yy Some wav files are not supported on this speaker.
yy Depending on the types of file or ways of
recording, it may not play back.
yy Some DRM-loaded files are not supported on this
speaker.
Trademarks and licenses
All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners.
5
Appendix
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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.
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.
Appendix 65
Specifications
General
Power requirements
25 V 0 1.52 A (AC adapter)
Refer to main label.
Power consumption
Networked standby : 5.8 W
(If all network ports are activated.)
How to disconnect the wireless network connection or the wireless
device
Press and hold the
button until you hear the beep sound twice.
AC adapter
Model : DA-38A25
Manufacturer: Asian Power Devices Inc.
Input: 100 - 240 V ~ 50 - 60 Hz
Output: 25 V 0 1.52 A
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 1060 mm x 53 mm x 85 mm
Net Weight
Approx. 2.8 kg
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Available Digital Input Audio
Sampling Frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz
5
Input/Output
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
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
Amplifier (RMS Output)
Total
360 W
Front
40 W x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz, THD 10%)
Surround
40 W x 2 (8 Ω at 12 kHz, THD 10%)
Subwoofer
200 W (3 Ω at 80 Hz, THD 10%)
Appendix
OPTICAL IN
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Appendix
Wireless subwoofer
Power requirements
Refer to the main label on the subwoofer.
Power consumption
33 W
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 320 mm x 252 mm
Net Weight
Approx. 4.3 kg
System
LAN port
Ethernet jack x 1, 10 BASE-T/100 BASE-TX
Wireless LAN (Internal antenna)
Integrated IEEE 802.11n (Draft 2.0) wireless networking access,
compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi networks.
yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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Handling the Speaker
When shipping the speaker
Please save the original shipping carton and packing
materials. If you need to ship the speaker, for
maximum protection, re-pack the speaker 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 speaker.
yy Wiping with strong pressure may damage the
surface.
yy Do not leave rubber or plastic products in contact
with the speaker for a long period of time.
Cleaning the speaker
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 speaker.
Important Information
Relating to Network
Services
All information, data, documents, communications,
downloads, files, text, images, photographs, graphics,
videos, webcasts, publications, tools, resources,
software, code, programs, applets, widgets,
applications, products and other content (“Content”)
and all services and offerings (“Services”) provided or
made available by or through any third party (each
a “Service Provider”) is the sole responsibility of the
Service Provider from whom it originated.
The availability of and access to Content and
Services furnished by the Service Provider through
the LGE Device are subject to change at any time,
without prior notice, including, but not limited to the
suspension, removal or cessation of all or any part of
the Content or Services.
Please note that LGE is not responsible for any
Content or Services provided by the Service Provider
or any changes to, removal of, or cessation of
such Content or Services and does not warrant or
guaranty the availability of or access to such Content
or Services.
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Should you have any inquiry or problem related
to the Content or Services, you may refer to the
Service Provider’s website for the most up-to-date
information. LGE is neither responsible nor liable for
customer service related to the Content and Services.
Any question or request for service relating to the
Content or Services should be made directly to the
respective Content and Service Providers.
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TERMS OF USE
These Terms of Use apply to those individuals
and groups who use LG’s Multiroom Speaker (LG
Mutiroom Speaker), any software(s) associated
with LG Multiroom Speaker, this application and
any services associated this application (collectively
“LG Software”). They set out LGE’s responsibilities
to you as well as identifying the “dos” and “don’ts”
that you should be aware of when you use the
LG Software. LG Software is proprietary software
owned by LG Electronics Inc., a corporation registered
in Korea with its registered office at Yeouido-dong
20, Yeoungdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea. LGE, and its
licensors (“LGE”, “us” or “we”).
By accessing or using LG Software, you confirm that
you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to
comply with them. If you do not agree to these Terms
of Use, you may not access or use the LG Software.
To the extent that any conflict arises between these
Terms of Use and any other document referred to
in these Terms of Use, these Terms of Use will take
precedence, unless clearly stated otherwise in the
relevant document.
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We grant you a non-exclusive license to use the preinstalled copy of LG Software solely to the extent
necessary for you to use your LG Multiroom Speaker
personally and for no other purpose.
You acknowledge that all ownership rights in LG
Software anywhere in the world belong exclusively to
us and that no ownership rights in LG Software are
transferred to you. You are only entitled to the limited
use of LG Software as is granted in these license
terms.
You may not copy, modify, decompile or reverse
engineer our software in any way unless you are
allowed to do so by law. We reserve the right to
suspend, withdraw or discontinue all or part of the
Services without notice if we consider that you are in
breach of these Terms of Use.
You acknowledge that LG Software has not been
developed to meet your individual requirements. We
make no promises or guarantees that LG Software
is free from bugs or errors or that it will always be
available. We use commercially reasonable efforts
to provide LG Software on a continuous, high quality
basis but cannot guarantee that they will always be
available, uninterrupted or error free. It is possible
that we may have to interrupt or discontinue the LG
Software or suspend or restrict your use of all or any
part of the Services where we consider it reasonably
necessary for technical, operational, security, legal or
regulatory reasons.
We do not accept any responsibility if for any reason
the Services or any part of them are unavailable at
any time or for any period.
Although you may use LG Software to download and
access content or applications made available by third
parties on your LG Software, we make no promises
or guarantees that you will always be able to access
such content or applications. So far as we are legally
able to do so, we exclude any warranties, conditions
or other terms which may be implied into these
license terms by law.
So far as we are legally able to do so, we exclude any
liability for any loss or damage incurred by you or
any other person in connection with your use of LG
Software. We are only responsible for loss or damage
suffered that is a foreseeable result of our breach
of these license terms or our negligence up to the
amount specified below, but we are not responsible
for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable .
Loss or damage is foreseeable if it is an obvious
consequence of our breach or if it was contemplated
by you and us when you starting using LG Software.
For any loss or damage that is not excluded
under these license terms, whether in contract,
tort (including negligence) or otherwise, the total
liability of us and our group of companies to you
is limited to the amount that you paid for your LG
Software service. To the extent permissible under
the applicable laws, some jurisdictions do not allow
the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental
or consequential damages, or have legislation that
restricts the limitation or exclusion of liability, so the
above limitation may not apply to you.
Nothing is these license terms shall limit or exclude
our liability for death or personal injury relating from
our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation
or any other liability that cannot be excluded or
limited by law.
LG Software provides access to “apps” and link to
other services owned and operated by third parties,
such as content providers. Any third party apps,
services and content that you access via the Services
are made available to you by these third party
providers and are outside the scope of these Terms of
Use.
Your dealings with any third party providers are solely
between you and the relevant provider and may be
subject to the provider’s own terms and conditions
and privacy policy. We encourage you to read these
documents, although we are not responsible for their
content. We do not accept any responsibility for apps,
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services or content provided by third party providers.
We may impose limits on the use of or access to
certain third party content, application or services,
in any case without notice or liability. We expressly
disclaims any responsibility or liability for any change,
interruption, disabling, removal of or suspension of
any content, application or service made available
through this LG Software. We are neither responsible
nor liable for customer service related to the content,
application and services. Any question or request for
service relating to third party’s content, application
or services should be made directly to the respective
content and service providers or application
developers, as appropriate.
These terms do not affect your statutory rights as a
consumer.
Suitability of the Services for children and parental
control tools
Modify this accordingly to suit if appropriate: The
Services are not directed at children under the age
of 13 and are not structured specifically to attract
children under 13. Further, certain content that
you may access through your use of the Services
may contain material that you consider indecent,
objectionable or which may not be suitable for
children.
[Your Smart TV offers a parental control tool (by
way of a 4 digit PIN). If you have enabled the 4-digit
PIN, your LG Smart TV will not be able to display
restricted content unless you type in the PIN. You
are responsible for setting up and maintaining the
parental control tool and any other controls that are
available, and we will not be responsible for any harm,
loss or damage you suffer or any other user of your
LG Smart TV suffers as a result of your failure to do
so. Depending on the models of your LG Smart TV,
these features may not be available.
Viruses and Security
Modify this accordingly to suit if appropriate: We use
commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the
Services are secure and virus free, but those efforts
cannot and do not guarantee that the Services will be
free from bugs, viruses, or other vulnerabilities.
Further, we do not accept responsibility for any loss
or damage caused by a virus, distributed denialof-service attack, or other technologically harmful
material that may infect your LG Smart TV, data or
Modify as you think appropriate: Complaints
If you have any queries, concerns or complaints
about the Services, please contact [include reference
to non-personal LG email address].
Modify as you think appropriate: Miscellaneous
Unless expressly stated otherwise, these Terms of
Use and the documents referred to in them contain
the entire agreement between us and you relating
to your use of the Services and supersede any
previous agreements, arrangements, undertakings
or proposals, written or oral, between us and you
relating to your use of the Services.
We may assign, sub-contract or otherwise transfer
any or all of our rights and obligations under these
Terms of Use to any company, firm or person. We
can only do this if it does not materially affect your
rights under these Terms of Use. You may not assign,
sub-contract or otherwise transfer your rights or
obligations under these Terms to anyone else (except
where you dispose of your LG Smart TV to a third
party) unless you first agree this with us in writing.
If we decide not to exercise or enforce any right that
we have against you at a particular time, then this
does not prevent us from later deciding to exercise or
enforce that right.
If any part of these Terms of Use is found to be
illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court
or regulator, then, where required, that part shall be
deleted and the remaining parts of the Terms of Use
will continue to be enforceable.
These Terms of Use do not create or infer any rights
that are enforceable by any person who is not party
to them.
These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the
country where your LG Smart TV is sold and both you
and LGE agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction
of the courts of the country where your LG Smart TV
is sold in connection with the same
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the
Republic of Korea, excluding their conflicts of laws
provisions.
If you have any questions or comments about these
Terms of Use please contact www.lg.com.
These Terms of Use may be updated by LGE from
time to time. If we make a material change to
our Terms of Use, we will update you via your LG
Software or other means.
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If you permit a child to use your LG Smart TV to
access the Services, you are solely responsible for
deciding whether or not the relevant Services are
appropriate for access by that child.
other material belonging to you, during your use of
the Services.
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OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE NOTICE
INFORMATION
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 opensource@lge.com. This offer is valid for three
(3) years from the date on which you purchased the
product.
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