P5 Portable Bluetooth Speaker Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. MODELS NP5550W NP5550WO NP5550WL NP5550B NP5550BR NP5550WG *MFL69383524* NP5550NC NP5559NC www.lg.com Getting Started Safety Information CAUTION CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the product. WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. 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. WARNING: This unit contains magnets which can be harmful to some kind of object ( Ex : Magnetic card, Pacemaker etc..). CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from over heating. The openings shall be never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product shall not be placed in a builtin installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instruction has been adhered to. CAUTION concerning the Power Cord Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a dedicated circuit; That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only that appliance and has no additional outlets or branch circuits. Check the specification page of this owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous. Any of these conditions could result in electric shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the appliance, and have the cord replaced with an exact replacement part by an authorized service centre. Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the appliance. The Power Plug is the disconnecting device. In case of an emergency, the Power Plug must remain readily accessible. CAUTION when using this product in environments of low humidity yy It may cause static electricity in environments of low humidity. yy It is recommended to use this product after touching any metal object which conducts electricity. 1 Getting Started RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN 3 4 Getting Started This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. 1 Getting Started Safety way to remove the battery or 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 shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like. Do not remove battery incorporated with product for your safety. If you need to replace the battery, take it to the nearest authorized LG Electronics service point or dealer for assistance. 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. Table of Contents 5 Table of Contents 1 1 Getting Started 3 Safety Information 6 Main Features 6Accessories 6Introduction 7 Main Unit 8 Charging the Unit 8 – Connecting the AC adapter 8 – Checking the charging status 9 Using BLUETOOTH App 9 – Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto Your BLUETOOTH Device 9 – Activate BLUETOOTH with “Music Flow Bluetooth” App 2Operating 11 11 11 11 12 12 Basic Operations – Using power button – Using volume button – Simple Operation Guide Using BLUETOOTH® technology – Listening to music stored on the BLUETOOTH devices 14 Dual Play Connection (Optional) 14 – Dual Play Auto Connection 15 LG Sound Sync (TV Private Sound) 15 – With wireless connection 16 Listening to Music from Your External Device 16 Other Operation 16 – Resetting 16 – Notice for Auto Power Off 3Troubleshooting 17Troubleshooting 17 – General 2 4Appendix 18 About LED indicator 19 Trademarks and Licenses 19 Handling the Unit 20Specifications 3 4 6 Getting Started Main Features 1 Accessories Please check and identify the supplied accessories. Portable In Getting Started Listens to music from your portable device. LG Sound Sync Controls volume level of this unit by the remote control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG Sound Sync. Music Flow Bluetooth You can control this unit with your iPod touch/ iPhone/iPad or Android device via Bluetooth. This unit and your device must be paired for Bluetooth. Visit “Apple App Store” or “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” or use the QR code shown below to search for “Music Flow Bluetooth” app. For detailed information, refer to page 9. USB cable (1) Simple Manual (1) Introduction Symbol used in this manual ,,Note Indicates special notes and operating features. >>Caution Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages from abuse. (iOS) (Android) Dual Play You can enjoy the sound in stereo by using two speakers. When using this function, it needs two speakers. Getting Started 7 Main Unit 1 g h a b c ao : Turn up the volume. bj - Connects a Bluetooth device to the unit. (Press j) - Adds a Bluetooth device for multi pairing. (Press and hold j) - Changes to Bluetooth mode in portable mode. (Press j) cp : Turn down the volume dT - Starts or pauses playback on the Bluetooth mode. - Mutes the sound on the Portable and LG Sound Sync mode. d e e 1/! Turns On / Off : Press and hold it. fBattery indicator gUSB port for charging hPortable In connector Listens to music from your portable device. Getting Started f 8 Getting Started Charging the Unit 1 Connecting the AC adapter Checking the charging status When AC Adapter is connected, battery charging is started. If the power turned on, you can check the charging status by pressing 1/! button. Getting Started This device uses built-in battery. Before using it, charge the battery by connecting the AC Adapter. 60 % 60 15 % % 60 % 15 15 % % 15 15 % % 15 % 1. Connect the supplied USB cable to the AC adapter. 2. Connect the USB cable to USB port of of the unit. 3. Plug the AC adapter into an AC outlet. ,,Note yy Operating time is approx. 15 hours. It may vary depending on the battery status and operational conditions. yy If you listening the music while charging, it will take longer to charge. (Not supplied) If the battery is fully charged in charging mode, indicator is changed from red to green. >>Caution AC adapter is not supplied. It is recommended that you use the 5 V AC adapter approved by LG Electronics Inc. (more than 1.8 A) with this speaker because of danger of explosion. If you do not use the recommended adapter, charging is unavailable or charging time may differ. Getting Started Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App through “App Store” or “Google Play Store” About “Music Flow Bluetooth” App 1. Tap the “App Store” icon or “Google Play Store” icon. “Music Flow Bluetooth” app brings a suite of new features to this unit. To enjoy more features and use this unit more comfortably, you are recommended to download and install free “Music Flow Bluetooth” app. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto Your BLUETOOTH Device There are two ways to install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto Your Bluetooth Device. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App through QR code 1. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” app through QR code. Use the scanning software to scan the QR code. 2. Tap an icon for installation. 3. Tap an icon for downloading. ,,Note yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is connected to the Internet. yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device has a scanning software application. If you don’t have one, download one from “App Store” or “Google Play Store”. yy Depending on the region, QR code may not work. 2. In the search bar, type in the “Music Flow Bluetooth” and search it. 3. In the search result list, find and tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” to start downloading Bluetooth app. 4. Tap an icon for installation. 5. Tap an icon for downloading. Activate BLUETOOTH with “Music Flow Bluetooth” App “Music Flow Bluetooth” app helps to connect your Bluetooth device to this unit. 1. Tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” app icon on the home screen to open “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, and go to the main menu. 2. Tap [Menu] and select the unit you want. 3. If you want to get more information to operate, tap [Setting] and refer to the [Help]. 1 Getting Started Using BLUETOOTH App 9 10 Getting Started ,,Note 1 yy Music Flow Bluetooth app will be available in version of the software as follow; Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later) iOS O/S : Ver 6.0 (or later) Getting Started yy Depending on the Bluetooth device, “Music Flow Bluetooth” app may not work. yy After connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, music may be output from your device. In this case, try connecting procedure again. yy If you operate the other applications or change the settings on your Bluetooth device while using “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, “Music Flow Bluetooth” app may operate abnormally. yy When “Music Flow Bluetooth” app operate abnormally, check your Bluetooth device and the connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth” app and then try to connect again. yy Depending on the operating system of smart device, you have some differences for “Music Flow Bluetooth” operation. yy Even though Bluetooth connection will be disconnected, you can use “Music Flow Bluetooth” app when you change the function. Operating 11 Basic Operations Using volume button Using power button 2 Operating You can adjust speaker volume. ,,Note Power On / Off While adjusting volume if you try to increase or decrease the volume when it is already at maximum or minimum level, a beep is played on the unit. Press and hold the 1/! button. Simple Operation Guide Function How to LED and Sound Status Power On / Off Press and hold the 1/! button. 1/! button blinks twice with the sound Bluetooth pairing When j button blinks in white, select LG Music Flow P5 (XX) from device list on your smart device. j button stays in white with the sound. Play / Pause Press T. - Volume control Press o or p - Forward skip Press T twice. - Backward skip Press T three times. - Multi pairing Press and hold j for 2 seconds to add another Bluetooth device. j button stays in white with the sound. Initializing Press and hold j for 10 seconds. j, 1/! and T buttons blink twice and then j button blinks in white. 12 Operating Using BLUETOOTH® technology About BLUETOOTH Bluetooth is wireless communication technology for short range connection. 2 Operating The sound may be interrupted when the connection interfered by the other electronic wave or you connect the Bluetooth in the other rooms. 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. Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop, PDA etc. BLUETOOTH Profiles In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, devices must be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with following profile. yy A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) yy Codec : SBC, AAC Listening to music stored on the BLUETOOTH devices Pairing your unit and BLUETOOTH device Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure the Bluetooth feature is turned on in to your Bluetooth device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide. Once a pairing operation is performed, it does not need to be performed again. 1. Turn on the unit then j button blinks in white. 2. Operate the Bluetooth device and perform the pairing operation. When searching for this unit with the Bluetooth device, a list of the devices found may appear in the Bluetooth device display depending on the type of Bluetooth device. Your unit appears as “LG Music Flow P5(xx)”. 3. Select “LG Music Flow P5(xx)”. ,,Note yy XX means the last two digits of Bluetooth address. For example, if your unit has a Bluetooth address such as 9C:02:98:4A:F7:08, you will see “LG Music Flow P5 (08)” on your Bluetooth device. yy Depending on the Bluetooth device type, some device have a different pairing way. Enter the PIN code (0000) as needed. yy You can connect this unit with up to 2 Bluetooth devices simultaneously same method as above description. yy The multi pairing connection is only supported on Android or iOS devices. (Multi pairing connection may not be supported depending on the connected device specifications.) yy Removable/detachable Bluetooth device (Ex : Dongle etc..) doesn't support multi pairing. 4. When this unit is successfully connected with your Bluetooth device, blinking buttons will stay white with beep sound. 5. Listen to music. To play a music stored on your Bluetooth device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide. Operating 13 ,,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 you may experience issues in the cases below : -- There is a obstacle between the unit and the Bluetooth device. yy You should connect your Bluetooth device to this unit again when you restart it. yy Even if this unit connected up to 2 Bluetooth devices, you can play and control music by using only one of the connected devices. yy The sound may be interrupted when the connection interfered by the other electronic wave. yy You may not control the Bluetooth device with this unit. yy Depending on the type of the device, you may not be able to use the Bluetooth function. yy You can enjoy wireless system using phone, MP3, laptop, etc.. yy The more distance between the unit and the Bluetooth device, the lower the sound quality becomes. yy Bluetooth connection will be disconnected when the unit is turned off or the Bluetooth device gets too far from the unit. yy When Bluetooth connection is disconnected, connect the Bluetooth device to the unit again. yy When you connect Bluetooth device (iOS device etc.) to this unit or operate the device, the volume level can be synchronized with each other. 2 Operating -- There is a device using same frequency with Bluetooth technology such as a medical equipment, a microwave or a wireless LAN device. 14 Operating Dual Play Connection (Optional) You can enjoy the sound in stereo by using two speakers. Two speakers are needed to enjoy in stereo. ,,Note yy If you use a Bluetooth device using dongle, you cannot use Dual Play. yy In portable input mode, you cannot use Dual Play. yy When you enjoy Dual Play, the multi pairing connection is not supported. yy When Dual Play connection is on processing, you cannot search the units on other Bluetooth devices. 2 Operating yy When you disconnect Dual Play connection, press and hold the buttons of one of the two speakers again. (j, o or j, p) yy When you enjoy Dual Play, you can adjust the volume of both and speakers at the same time. 1. Connect the speaker to a Bluetooth device. 2. Press and hold the each speaker’s button as below at the same time. - speaker : j, o button - speaker : j, p button - Beep sound is heard and j buttons will blink white fast. 3. If two speakers are connected, blinking j buttons will stay white with beep sound. If the units fail to detect, go to step 1 and try again. yy Once two speakers are connected to each other via Dual play, all devices connected to both speakers are disconnected except for the speaker the last connected to speaker. yy Using Dual play is limited to only these units and is unavailable on other Music Flow series. yy To change the Bluetooth device in Dual Play mode, press and hold j for 2 seconds to disconnect current Bluetooth device and connect the desired Bluetooth device. yy In Dual Play mode, you can connect only the speaker with the Bluetooth device. Dual Play Auto Connection yy Dual Play is only supported on Android or iOS devices. If you turn the power off and then on again in dual play mode, these speakers keep the dual play mode automatically. yy When you connect Bluetooth device (iOS device etc.) to this unit or operate the device, the volume level can be synchronized with each other. -- Turn on the two speakers and wait to complete the dual play connection. -- It takes up to 30 seconds to connect to dual play. yy In Dual Play mode, make the distance between the speakers as close as possible each other. yy Depending on network environment, the Dual Play may not work well. Operating 15 LG Sound Sync (TV Private Sound) Controllable function by LG TV’s remote control : Volume up/down, mute Refer to the TV’s instruction manual for the details of LG Sound Sync. Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your equipment. ,,Note 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. -- Turn off the unit. -- Changing the function to the others. -- Disconnecting the wireless connection caused by interference or a distance. yy The amount of time to turn off this unit is different depending on your TV when you set AUTO POWER function to ON. yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending on the models of your TV. 1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1/! (Power). 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 (Wireless)] 3. Press and hold j, T simultaneously until you hear a beep. j blinks amber. If connected, j stay in amber. ,,Note yy If you turned off the LG Sound Sync (Wireless) will be disconnected. To use this function again, you should reconnect the TV and the unit. yy You can mute the sound by pressing T. 2 Operating You can control some functions of this unit by your TV’s remote control with LG Sound Sync. The Feature is only compatible with LG TV’s that support LG Sound Sync. Make sure of the LG Sound Sync logo is on your TV. With wireless connection 16 Operating Listening to Music from Your External Device The unit can be used to listen to the music from many types of external device. Other Operation Resetting 2 Operating 1. Connect the external device to the Portable In connector of the unit. 2. Turn the power on by pressing and holding 1/! button. 3. Turn the external device on and start playing. ,,Note yy When you connect the portable cable, the function is changed to portable in mode automatically. yy You can mute the sound by pressing T. In case that the unit freezes due to malfunction, remove the rubber sleeve and press the reset hole using an object like a thin pin. Then the unit is turned off completely. Notice for Auto Power Off When the unit is in BT/LG Sound Sync mode without music playback for 20 minutes or in portable input mode without button operation for 6 hours, this unit is turned off automatically. Troubleshooting 17 Troubleshooting General Problem Cause & Correction No Power. yy The battery is discharged. Recharge the battery. yy Connect the unit to the power supply with the AC adapter. yy The unit or your smart device’s volume is set to minimum. Check and adjust the volume of the unit or Bluetooth device’s volume. No sound or sound distortion. yy When you use an external device at high volume, the sound quality may be deteriorated. Lower the volume of the devices. yy Switch Bluetooth off and on again on your Bluetooth device, then try pairing again. yy Be sure your Bluetooth device is on. yy Remove the obstacle in the path of the Bluetooth device and the unit. yy Depending on the type of the Bluetooth device or surrounding environment, your device may not be paired with the unit. Bluetooth pairing does not work well. yy While using Bluetooth, you may not activate “Music Flow Bluetooth” app. Disconnect Bluetooth device you have connected before to use “Music Flow Bluetooth” app properly. yy When your Bluetooth device have been already connected with other unit, disconnect the Bluetooth connection first. Then you can control your unit through “Music Flow Bluetooth” app. yy Depending on the Bluetooth device, “Music Flow Bluetooth” app may work restrictively not work. yy The connection you’ve made may be disconnected if you select other application or change the setting of the connected device via “Music Flow Bluetooth” app. In such case, please check the connection status. yy If the battery was fully discharged, the stored Bluetooth information can be deleted. Previous setting may not be saved when the unit’s power is shut off. The unit does not operate normally. yy In case of malfunction, Battery indicator is lit in white and amber alternately. Please use the unit in proper place where the temperature or humidity is not so high or low. yy In case of overload, all LED indicators stay white. Please turn the power off and then on again. Above solutions do not work. yy Press Reset hole with a pointed thing like mechanical pencil. 3 Troubleshooting yy If you use the unit for purposes other than listening to music, the sound quality may be lowered or the unit may not work properly. 18 Appendix About LED indicator General Battery indicator turns in red to green. In Charging 1/! blinks in white with the sound. Power is turned on. 1/! blinks in amber with the sound. Battery is discharged. (Blinks rapidly) Battery indicator blinks in red and green rapidly. The unit operates abnormally. Leave the unit at room temperature (5 - 35 °C) for a while and try again. Fully Charged Bluetooth 4 j blinks or stays in white with the sound. Blink : Searching for Bluetooth device Stay on : Bluetooth device is connected. Appendix Dual Play & Sound Sync j blinks fast in white with the sound. (j on the two speakers) Waiting for dual play connection j, blinks in amber with the sound. Waiting for sound sync Dual Play & Sound Sync T blinks in white. Mute Status (Portable) Appendix 19 Trademarks and Licenses Handling the Unit When shipping the unit Bluetooth wireless technology is a system which allows radio contact between electronic devices within a max. range of 10 meters. 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. Please save the original shipping carton and packing materials. If you need to ship the unit, for maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. Keeping the exterior surfaces clean yy Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray near the unit. yy Wiping with strong pressure may damage the surface. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by LG Electronics is under license. yy Do not leave rubber or plastic products in contact with the unit for a long period of time. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. Cleaning the unit 4 Appendix To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner, as these might damage the surface of the unit. 20 Appendix Specifications General Power requirements 5 V 0 1.8 A (AC adapter) Built-in rechargeable battery Power consumption 9W Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 153 mm x 58 mm x 59.5 mm Net Weight (Approx.) 0.47 kg Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C Operating humidity 5 % to 60 % Inputs 4 PORT. IN 0.65 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) USB Micro USB port for charging battery Speakers Appendix Type built-in Impedance Rated 4Ω Rated Input Power 10 W Max Input Power 20 W Battery Battery capacity 2100 mAh Operating time Approx. 15 hours. It may vary depending on the battery status and operational conditions. yy Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.