LG | SH5 | LG SH5 Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
Wireless
Sound Bar
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
MODEL
SH5 (SH5, SPH5-W)
*MFL69465078*
www.lg.com
Getting Started
Safety Information
CAUTION
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK)
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the
user to the presence of uninsulated
dangerous voltage within the
product’s enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute
a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended
to alert the user to the presence
of important operating and
maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the product.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
CAUTION: The apparatus should not be exposed to
water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the
apparatus.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
CAUTION: Do not use high voltage products around
this product. (ex. Electrical swatter) This product may
malfunction due to electrical shock.
CAUTION: No naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, should be placed on the apparatus.
CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided
for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of
the product and to protect it from over heating.
The openings shall be never be blocked by placing
the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
surface. This product shall not be placed in a builtin installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s
instruction has been adhered to.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a
dedicated circuit;
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only
that appliance and has no additional outlets or
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this
owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall
outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged
wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
Any of these conditions could result in electric
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the
appliance, and have the cord replaced with an exact
replacement part by an authorized service center.
Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical
abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed
in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to
plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits
the appliance. The Power Plug is the disconnecting
device. In case of an emergency, the Power Plug must
remain readily accessible
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.
1
Getting Started
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
3
4
Getting Started
This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
1
Getting Started
Safety way to remove the battery from the
equipment: Remove the old battery or battery pack,
follow the steps in reverse order than the assembly.
To prevent contamination of the environment and
bring on possible threat to human and animal health,
the old battery or the battery put it in the appropriate
container at designated collection points. Do not
dispose of batteries or battery together with other
waste. It is recommended that you use local, free
reimbursement systems batteries and accumulators.
The battery should not be exposed to excessive heat
such as sunshine, fire or the like.
For models using an adapter
Only use the AC adapter supplied with this device.
Do not use a power supply from another device or
another manufacturer. Using any other power cable
or power supply may cause damage to the device and
void your warranty.
Symbols
~
0
Refers to alternating current(AC).
Refers to direct current(DC).
Refers to class II equipment.
1
Refers to stand-by.
!
Refers to “ON” (power).
Refers to dangerous voltage.
Table of Contents
5
Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
3
Safety Information
6
Unique features
6Introduction
6
– Symbols used in this manual
6Accessories
7
Remote control
8
Front panel
8
Rear panel
9
Installing the sound bar
10 Mounting the main unit on a wall
2Connecting
12
12
14
14
14
15
15
16
16
17
17
18
18
19
19
19
20
Connecting the AC Adapter
Wireless subwoofer connection
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
– Using an HDMI cable
– Enjoy the Rich sound of Live TV broadcasts
through the sound bar
– What is SIMPLINK?
– ARC (Audio Return Channel) function
– Additional information for HDMI
Optional equipment connection
– HDMI connection
– OPTICAL IN connection
– PORTABLE IN connection
– USB connection
– Compatible USB devices
– USB device requirement
– Playable file
3Operating
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30
Basic operations
– USB operation
Other operations
– AV Sync
– Auto Display /Auto Dimmer
– Using your TV remote control
– AUTO POWER On/Off
– Auto function change
– LG Sound Sync
Using BLUETOOTH® technology
– Listening to music stored on the
BLUETOOTH devices
Using BLUETOOTH App
– Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto
Your BLUETOOTH Device
– Activate Bluetooth with “Music Flow
Bluetooth” App
Sound adjustment
– Setting sound effect
– Adjust volume level automatically
– Adjust the Subwoofer/Treble/Bass
– Night mode
4Troubleshooting
31Troubleshooting
32 NOTES to use wireless
5Appendix
33 Trademarks and licenses
34Specifications
36Maintenance
36 – Handling the unit
1
2
3
4
5
6
Getting Started
Unique features
1
Auto power down
Getting Started
This unit will turn off by itself for energy saving
consumption.
Accessories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
Designs and specifications of the accessories are
subject to change without prior notice.
Portable In
Listens to music from your portable device. (MP3,
Notebook, etc)
Remote control (1)
Batteries (2)
AC adapter (1)
Power cords (2)
Wall brackets (2)
Wall bracket install
guide (1)
Screws (2)
Optical cable (1)
LG Sound Sync
Controls volume level of this unit by the remote
control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG
Sound Sync.
Introduction
Symbols used in this manual
,,Note
Indicates special notes and operating features.
>>Caution
Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages
from abuse.
Getting Started
Remote control
7
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • a• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF. / Switches
to the standby mode.
F : Selects the function and the input source.
SOUND EFFECT : Selects a sound effect mode.
(Night mode) : Turns on or off Night mode.
(Mute) : Mutes the sound.
: Adjusts sound level of Treble, Bass and Subwoofer.
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • b• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
C/V (Skip/Search) :
- Skips Fast backward or Forward.
- Searches for a section within a file.
dM (Play/Pause) : Starts playback. / Pauses playback.
FOLDER o/p : Searches a folder on USB device.
REPEAT : Listen to your files repeatedly or randomly.
Replacement of Battery
AUTO VOL : Turns on and off the AUTO VOLUME
mode.
AV SYNC :
- Synchronizes the audio and video.
- Controls this unit using TV remote.(Refer to the
page 22.)
AUTO POWER :
- Turns on or off AUTO POWER function. (Refer to
the page 23.)
- Turns on or off Auto Display Off function (Refer to
the page 22.)
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the remote
control, and insert battery with and matched
correctly.
Getting Started
VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume.
1
8
Getting Started
Front panel
1
Getting Started
ARemote sensor
CThe buttons are located on the rear.
BDisplay window
Rear panel
Ao/p: (Volume) : Adjusts volume level
BDC IN : AC adapter input
F (Function) : Selects the function and input
source.
COPTICAL IN : Optical input
1/! (Standby/On)
EUSB Port
DPORTABLE IN : Portable input
FHDMI IN / OUT (TV ARC) : HDMI input / output
Getting Started
9
Installing the sound bar
You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the
other device : TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc.
>>Caution
yy For best performance of wireless connection
such as Bluetooth or wireless subwoofer,
do not install the unit on Metallic furniture
because wireless connection communicates
through a module positioned on the bottom
of the unit.
yy Be careful not to make scratches on the
surface of the Unit /Sub-Woofer when
installing or moving them.
1
Getting Started
Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the
device you want. (Refer to pages 14 - 20.)
10 Getting Started
Mounting the main unit
on a wall
1
1. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket
install guide with the bottom of TV and attach to
the position.
You can mount the main unit on a wall.
Getting Started
>>Caution
Because it is difficult to make a connection after
installing this unit, you should connect the cables
before installation.
2. When you mount it on a wall (concrete), use the
wall plugs. You should drill some holes. A guide
sheet (Wall bracket install guide) is supplied to
drill. Use the sheet to check the point to drill.
Preparation materials
Unit
Wall bracket install guide
Wall brackets
Screws
(Not supplied)
Screws (A)
Wall plug
3. Remove the Wall bracket install guide.
Getting Started 11
4. Fix the brackets with screws (A) as shown in the
illustration below.
6. Fix the unit with the screws firmly.
1
Getting Started
,,Note
Screws (A) and Wall Plugs are not supplied for
mounting the unit. We recommend the Hilti
(HUD-1 6 x 30) for the mounting.
5. Put the unit on the brackets to match screw
holes on the bottom of the unit.
,,Note
To detach the unit, perform it in reverse order.
>>Caution
yy Do not install this unit upside down. It can
damage the parts of this unit or be the cause
of personal injury.
yy Do not hang onto the installed unit and avoid
any impact to the unit.
yy Secure the unit firmly to the wall so that it
does not fall off. If the unit falls off, it may
result in an injury or damage to the product.
yy When the unit is installed on a wall, please
make sure that a child does not pull any of
connecting cables, as it may cause it to fall.
12 Connecting
2
Connecting the AC
Adapter
Wireless subwoofer
connection
Connect the speaker to the power supply with the
supplied AC adapter.
LED indicator of wireless subwoofer
Connecting
1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC
adapter.
LED Color
Status
2. Connect the AC adapter cable to DC IN adapter
input.
Green
(Blink)
Attempting to make connection.
3. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet.
Green
The connection is completed.
Red
The wireless subwoofer is in
standby mode or the connection
is failed.
Red/Green
(Blink
alternately)
The wireless subwoofer
connection is initialized.
Off
(No display)
The power cord of wireless
subwoofer is disconnected.
Setting up the wireless subwoofer for
the first time
1. Connect the power cord to the subwoofer and
plug the power cord into a power outlet.
2. Turn on the main unit : The sound bar and wireless
subwoofer will be automatically connected.
-- Green LED on the rear of wireless subwoofer
turns on.
Connecting 13
Manually pairing wireless subwoofer
When your connection is not completed, you can
check red LED or blinking green LED on the wireless
subwoofer and the wireless subwoofer does not
make sound. To solve the problem, follow the steps
below.
1. Adjust volume level of the main unit to minimum.
-- ”MIN” appears on the display window.
-- “SUB-WF RESET” appears on the display
window.
3. Press and hold Pairing on the back of the wireless
subwoofer for more than 5 seconds.
-- Green LED on the rear of wireless subwoofer
turns on.
,,Note
yy It takes a few seconds (and may take longer)
for the main unit and the subwoofer to
communicate with each other and make
sounds.
yy The closer the main unit and the subwoofer,
the better sound quality. It is recommended
to install the main unit and the subwoofer as
close as possible and avoid the cases below.
-- There is 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.
-- The LED of the wireless subwoofer lights up
alternately in red and yellow-green.
4. Disconnect the power cord of the main unit and
the wireless subwoofer.
2
Connecting
2. Press and hold
(Mute) on the remote control
for about 3 seconds.
5. Turn on the main unit : The sound bar and wireless
subwoofer will be automatically connected.
14 Connecting
Connecting to your TV
Please connect this unit and the TV using the optical
digital cable or HDMI cable considering the capability
of the TV.
Using an OPTICAL cable
2
Using an HDMI cable
If you connect this unit to a TV that supports HDMI
CEC and ARC (Audio Return Channel), you can
enjoy the TV audio through the speakers of this unit
without connecting the optical cable. Please refer to
your TV user manual when you check HDMI CEC/ARC
function of your TV.
Connecting
1. Connect the OPT. IN jack on the back of the unit
to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an OPTICAL
cable.
HDMI
cable
Optical
cable
,,Note
2. Select the input source to OPT (Optical) by
pressing F button repeatedly.
,,Note
yy Before connecting the optical cable, be sure
to remove the protection plug cover if your
cable has the cover.
yy You can enjoy the TV audio through the
speakers of this unit. In the case of some TV
models, you must select the external speaker
option from the TV menu. (For details,
reference your TV user manual.)
yy Set up the sound output of TV to listen to
the sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [External speaker (Optical)]
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the manufacturers or models of your TV.
yy 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
USB / Bluetooth with F pressing button on
the remote or unit. When you go back to live
TV channel after using the extra functions
(USB / Bluetooth) of this audio system, you
should choose your preferred speaker on TV
to enjoy the sound from this audio system
again.
Connecting 15
What is SIMPLINK?
HDMI cable Checklist
Some HDMI cables do not support the ARC function,
this can result in no sound output.
When connecting this unit to the TV, if there is no
sound, there might be a problem with the HDMI
cable. Therefore connect this unit to the TV and
check whether the Type A, High speed HDMI™ Cable
with Ethernet.
STANDARD HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET
HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET
Controllable functions by LG TV’s remote control :
Power on/off, volume up/down, mute, etc.
(X)
Refer to the TV owner’s manual for the details of
SIMPLINK function.
(O)
LG TV’s with SIMPLINK function has the logo as
shown above.
Enjoy the Rich sound of Live TV
broadcasts through the sound
bar
Connection through HDMI Cable
Your television must support the newest HDMI
features (HDMI CEC1) / ARC (Audio Return Channel))
to fully enjoy the Live broadcasting channel with
audio system through an HDMI cable. Unless your
TV supports these HDMI features, the audio system
should be connected through an OPTICAL cable.
1) HDMI CEC (High-Definition Multimedia Interface
Consumer Electronics Control)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) is an HDMI
feature designed to allow the user to command and
control the CEC-enabled devices, that are connected
through HDMI by using only one of their remote
controls.
※ Trade names for CEC are SimpLink (LG) , Anynet+
(Samsung), BRAVIA Sync/ Link (Sony), EasyLink
(Philips), EZ-Sync/ VIERA Link (Panasonic), etc..
,,Note
yy Depending on the state of the unit, some
SIMPLINK operation may differ from your
purpose or not work.
yy Depending on a TV or a player which is
connected with this unit, SIMPLINK operation
may differ from your purpose.
2
Connecting
HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE
(X)
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.
16 Connecting
ARC (Audio Return Channel)
function
The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to
send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of the unit.
To use this function :
2
-- Your TV must support the HDMI-CEC and ARC
function and the HDMI-CEC and ARC must be set
to On.
Connecting
-- 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.
yy If you change to other function while you
are using ARC function, you need to adjust
ARC setting on TV setting again to use ARC
function.
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.
-The connected device’s video input is set
correctly for this unit.
-The connected device is compatible with
720 x 576p (or 480p), 1280 x 720p, 1920 x
1080i or 1920 x 1080p video input.
yy Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices will
work with this 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(15 ft).
yy You cannot change the video resolution in the
HDMI IN mode. Change the video resolution
of the connected component.
yy If the video output signal is abnormal when
your personal computer is connected to HDMI
IN jack, change the resolution of your personal
computer to 576p (or 480p), 720p, 1080i or
1080p.
Connecting 17
Optional equipment
connection
For enjoying both sound and picture
You can enjoy both sound and picture from the
external device you connect.
HDMI connection
You can enjoy the sound and picture from HDMI
connection on external device.
HDMI
cable
You can enjoy the sound from the external device you
connect.
HDMI
cable
HDMI cable
1. Connect HDMI IN jack on the back of the unit to
HDMI OUT jack on the external device such as
Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc.
2. Connect HDMI OUT jack on the back of the unit
to HDMI IN jack on the TV.
To the Blu-ray disc player,
DVD player, etc.
1. Connect HDMI IN jack on the back of the unit to
HDMI OUT jack on the audio device such as Bluray disc player, DVD player, etc.
2. Select the input source to HDMI by pressing F
button repeatedly.
2
Connecting
For enjoying sound only
3. Select the input source to HDMI by pressing F
button repeatedly.
,,Note
yy Audio and Video signal can't pass through
when this unit is turned off.
yy HDMI OUT jack is for TV connection. Even
though multi channel is inputted to the unit
through an HDMI cable, the unit can only
output 2 channel to TV.
18 Connecting
OPTICAL IN connection
PORTABLE IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices to
the OPTICAL IN jack.
2
Connecting
Optical
cable
MP3 player, etc...
Portable
cable
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 OPT (Optical) by
pressing F button repeatedly.
3. Listen to sound.
,,Note
Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to
remove the protection plug cover if your cable
has the cover.
Listening to music from your portable
player
The unit can be used to play the music from many
types of portable players or external devices.
1. Connect the portable player to the
PORTABLE IN connector of the unit by using 3.5
mm stereo cable.
2. Turn the power on by pressing 1 (Power).
3. Select the input source to PORT. (Portable In) by
pressing F button repeatedly.
4. Turn on the portable player or external device and
start playing it.
Connecting 19
USB connection
USB device requirement
Connect USB memory device to the USB port on the
back of the unit.
yy Devices which require additional program
installation connected to a computer, are not
supported.
yy Do not extract the USB device while in operation.
yy For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than a
few minutes to be searched.
yy The unit’s USB Port cannot be connected to PC.
The unit can not be used as a storage device.
yy The exFAT file system is not supported on this
unit. (FAT16/FAT32/NTFS systems are available.)
,,Note
If HDMI cable is connected on the unit, inserting
a USB device may be limited depending on a
USB device shape.
yy Depending on some devices, it may not available to
recognize the followings on this unit.
-- External HDD
-- Card readers
-- Locked devices
For more information of playing files on a USB, refer
to the page 21.
Removing the USB Device from the unit.
1. Choose a different function/mode.
2. Remove the USB device from the unit.
Compatible USB devices
yy MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player.
yy USB Flash Drive : Devices that support USB 2.0.
yy The USB function of this unit does not support
some USB devices.
-- Hard type USB devices
-- USB hub
-- Using USB extension cable
-- iPhone/iPod/iPad
-- Android device
2
Connecting
yy To prevent data loss, back up all data.
yy This unit is not supported when the total number
of files is 2000 or more.
20 Connecting
Playable file
Sampling Frequency
MP3 :
WMA :
OGG :
FLAC :
WAV :
2
within 32 to 48 kHz
within 32 to 48 kHz
within 32 to 48 kHz
within 32 to 192 kHz
within 32 to 48 kHz
,,Note
yy Folders and files on the USB are recognized
as below.
: Folder
*ROOT
: File
a
D
Bitrate
Connecting
MP3 :
WMA :
OGG :
FLAC :
WAV :
C
within 80 to 320 kbps
within 56 to 128 kbps
within 64 to 500 kbps
within 500 to 5000 kbps
within 500 to 5000 kbps
yy Maximum files : Under 2000
yy Maximum directories : Under 200
yy A protected file by DRM (Digital rights
management) cannot be played on the unit.
yy Video files in the USB storage device can not be
played.
yy Depending on the performance of your USB
device, playback may not work well.
E
b
F
G
c
H
I
A
d
J
B
yy If there is no file in a folder, the folder will not
appear.
yy File will be played from file $A to file $J
one by one.
yy This unit can display file or folder names that
contain numbers or English characters only.
yy *ROOT : The first screen you can see when a
computer recognize the USB is “ROOT”.
Operating 21
Basic operations
USB operation
1. Connect the USB device to the USB port.
2. Select the input source to USB by pressing F
button repeatedly.
To
Playback
Pause
Do this
Press dM.
,,Note
yy The resume point may be cleared when you
pull out the power cord or removing the USB
device from the unit.
yy Repeat/Random playback operates as follows.
On Display
OFF
ONE
Plays a same song
repeatedly.
During playback, press dM.
Search for a
section within a
file
Press and hold C/V
during playback and release it
at the point you want to listen
to.
Play repeatedly
or randomly
Press REPEAT on the remote
control repeatedly, the display
will be changed in the following
order, OFF ONE FOLDER
ALL SHUFFLE.
Search a folder
Press FOLDER o/p on the
remote control.
Resume
playback
This unit memorizes a current
song which is played before
changing the function or
turning off the unit.
FOLDER
Plays songs in a folder
repeatedly.
ALL
Plays all the songs on
USB device repeatedly.
SHUFFLE
Plays songs randomly.
3
Operating
During playback, press V on
the remote control to go to the
next file.
Skip to the next/ Playing less than 2 seconds,
press C on the remote conprevious file
trol to go to the previous file.
Playing after 3 seconds, press
C on the remote control to
go to the beginning of the file.
Description
Plays songs on USB
device in order.
22 Operating
Other operations
AV Sync
When receiving audio signals from TV, sound and
images may not be matched. In the case, this function
can adjust the delay time.
1.Press AV SYNC.
2.Use C/V to scroll up and down through
the delay amount, which you can set at anything
between 0 and 300 ms.
3
,,Note
Operating
yy This function does not operate on USB
function.
yy You can adjust the delay time by 10 ms.
Turn off the sound temporarily
Press
(Mute) to mute your unit.
You can mute your unit, for example, to answer the
telephone, “MUTE” is displayed in the display window.
To cancel it, press (Mute) again on the remote
control or change the volume level.
Auto Display /Auto Dimmer
This unit automatically turns off or dims the disaplay
window. Press and hold AUTO POWER on the
remote control for about 2 seconds, "ON - AUTO
DISPLAY" appears and Auto Display function is
turned on. (Default : ON)
OPT, HDMI, LG TV, ARC : If there is no key input for
about 15 seconds, display will be darkened. After
about 5 seconds, display will be turned off.
USB, PORT. , 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 about
2 seconds and press it again while "ON - AUTO
DISPLAY" is scrolled. Display window will be darkened
if there is no key input for about 15 seconds in all
functions.
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.
,,Note
yy Supported TV brands
LG
Panasonic
Philips
Samsung
Sharp
Sony
Toshiba
Vizio
yy Make sure that the sound output of your TV
is set to [External speaker].
yy Depending on the remote control, this
function may not work well.
yy This function does not operate on LG TV's
magic remote control.
yy This function may not work well when some
TV control functions such as CEC, SIMPLINK
and LG Sound Sync set to ON.
Operating 23
Auto power down
This unit will turn itself off to save electric
consumption if the main unit is not connected to
an external device and has not been used for 20
minutes.
This unit also turns off after six hours if the Main
unit has been connected to another device using the
analog input. (Ex : Portable, etc..)
How to disconnect the wireless
network connection or the wireless
device
Set up the AUTO POWER ON/OFF function to off
and turn off the unit.
This unit automatically turns on by an input source :
Optical, LG TV or Bluetooth.
When you turn on your TV or an external device
connected to this unit, this unit recognizes the input
signal and selects the suitable function. You can hear
the sound from your device.
If you try to connect your Bluetooth device, this
unit turns on and the unit will be connected to your
Bluetooth device.
This function turns on or off each time you press
AUTO POWER.
yy After the unit is turned on by AUTO POWER
function, it will be automatically turned off if
there is no signal for a certain period of time
from the TV connected by LG Sound Sync
(Optical/Wireless).
yy After the unit is turned on by AUTO POWER
function, it will be automatically turned off if
there is no signal for a certain period of time
from the external device.
yy If you turned off the unit directly, it cannot
be turned on automatically by AUTO POWER
function. However the unit can be turned on
by AUTO POWER function when optical signal
comes in after 5 seconds of no signal.
yy Depending on the connected device, this
function may not operate.
yy If you disconnect Bluetooth connection by
this unit, some Bluetooth devices try to
connect to the unit continually. Therefore it is
recommended to disconnect the connection
before turn off the unit.
yy If you want to use AUTO POWER, SIMPLINK
must be turned off. It takes for about 30
seconds to switch on or off SIMPLINK.
yy When you turn on this unit for the first time,
status of Auto Power function is turned on.
yy To use this function, the main unit must be
registered in paired devices list of Bluetooth
device.
yy You can set the AUTO POWER function only
when this unit is turned on.
3
Operating
AUTO POWER On/Off
,,Note
24 Operating
Auto function change
LG Sound Sync
This unit recognizes input signals such as Optical,
Bluetooth ,LG TV and Portable and then changes
suitable function automatically.
When optical signal comes in
When you turn on the external device connected to
this unit by an optical cable, this unit changes the
function to optical. You can hear the sound from your
device.
When you try to connect BLUETOOTH
device
3
Operating
When you try to connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit, Bluetooth function is selected. Play your
music on the Bluetooth device.
When LG TV signal comes in
When you turn on your LG TV connected by LG
Sound Sync (Wireless connection), this unit changes
the function to LG TV. You can hear the sound from
your TV.
When connect a Portable device
When you connect your portable device using a
portable cable, this unit changes the function to
Portable. You can hear the music from your device.
,,Note
yy To change to optical function, it needs 5
seconds of no signal.
yy This unit does not change the function to
optical if SIMPLINK of the connected TV, Bluray disc player, set-top box or etc. device set
to on or connected CEC supported device is
turned on.
yy If you want to use the auto function change,
SIMPLINK must be turned off. It takes for
about 30 seconds to turn off SIMPLINK.
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.
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 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.
-- Turn off the unit.
-- Changing the function to the others.
-- Disconnecting the optical cable.
-- Disconnecting the wireless connection
caused by interference or a distance.
yy The amount of time to turn off this unit is
different depending on your TV when you set
AUTO POWER function to ON.
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending on
the models of your TV.
Operating 25
With wired connection
With wireless connection
1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an
optical cable.
1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 (Power) on the
remote control.
2. Select the input source to LG TV by pressing F
button repeatedly.
Optical
cable
3. Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the
sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Wireless)]
"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
3. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 (Power) on the
remote control.
4. Select the input source to OPT (Optical) by
pressing F button repeatedly.
You can see "LGOPT" on the display window if
connecting normally between this unit and your
TV.
3
Operating
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)]
If you turned off the unit directly by pressing
1 (Power), LG Sound Sync (Wireless) will be
disconnected. To use this function again, you
should reconnect the TV and the unit.
26 Operating
Using BLUETOOTH®
technology
About BLUETOOTH
Bluetooth is wireless communication technology for
short range connection.
The sound may be interrupted when the connection
has interference from other electronic waves or when
you connect Bluetooth in the other rooms.
3
Operating
Connecting individual devices under Bluetooth
wireless technology does not incur any charges. A
mobile phone with Bluetooth wireless technology
can be operated via the Cascade if the connection
was made via Bluetooth wireless technology.
yy Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop,
PDA etc.
yy Version : 4.0
yy Codec : SBC
BLUETOOTH Profiles
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
devices must be able to interpret certain profiles.This
unit is compatible with following profile.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
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. Select the input source to BT (Bluetooth) by
pressing F button repeatedly.
"BT" "READY" appears on display in order.
2. Operate the Bluetooth device and perform the
pairing operation. When searching for this unit
with the Bluetooth device, a list of the devices
found may appear in the Bluetooth device display
depending on the type of Bluetooth device. Your
unit appears as “LG SH5 (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 SH5 (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.
Operating 27
3. When this unit is successfully connected with
your Bluetooth device, "PAIRED" Your device's
name "BT" appears on display wndow in order.
,,Note
,,Note
yy The sound may be interrupted when the
connection has interference by the other
electronic waves.
yy If it is unavailable to display device name on
the unit, "_" will be displayed.
yy Pairing is limited to one Bluetooth device per
unit and multi-pairing is not supported.
yy To check the connected device's name, press
and hold REPEAT on the remote. The last
used device is displayed.
yy Depending on the type of the device, you may
not be able to use the Bluetooth function.
4. Listen to music.
To play a music file stored on your Bluetooth
device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user
guide.
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.
yy You should connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit again when you restart it.
yy The more distance between the unit and the
Bluetooth device, the lower the sound quality
becomes.
yy Bluetooth connection will be disconnected
when the unit is turned off or the Bluetooth
device gets far from the unit.
yy When Bluetooth connection is disconnected,
connect the Bluetooth device to the unit
again.
yy When not connected the Bluetooth, “READY”
appears on the display window.
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.
yy You can control Bluetooth device using
C/V (Skip) and dM (Play/Pause)
buttons on the remote control.
3
Operating
,,Note
yy You can enjoy Bluetooth function using
phone, MP3, Notebook, etc..
28 Operating
Using BLUETOOTH App
,,Note
Only Android OS is available to use “Music Flow
Bluetooth” app with this unit.
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
through “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”
1. Tap the “Google Android Market (Google Play
Store)” icon.
2. In the search bar, type in the “Music Flow
Bluetooth” and search it.
About “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app brings a suite of new
features to this unit.
3
To enjoy more features, you are recommended to
download and install free “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app.
Operating
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.
3. In the search result list, find and tap “Music Flow
Bluetooth” to start downloading Bluetooth app.
4. Tap an icon for installation.
5. Tap an icon for downloading.
,,Note
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
equipped with “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”.
Activate Bluetooth with “Music
Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app helps to connect your
Bluetooth device to this unit.
1. Tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” app icon on the home
screen to open “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, and
go to the main menu.
2. Tap [Menu] and select the unit you want.
3. If you want to get more information to operate,
tap [Setting] and tap [Help] menu.
2. Tap an icon for installation.
3. Tap an icon for downloading.
,,Note
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device
has a scanning software application. If you
don’t have one, download one from “Google
Android Market (Google Play Store)”.
yy Depending on area, QR code may not work.
Operating 29
,,Note
yy “Music Flow Bluetooth” app will be available
in the software version as follow;
-- Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later)
yy If you use “Music Flow Bluetooth” app for
operation, there would be some differences
between “Music Flow Bluetooth” app and
the supplied remote control. Use the supplied
remote control as necessary.
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device, “Music
Flow Bluetooth” app may not work.
yy After connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, music may be output from your device. In
this case, try connecting procedure again.
yy When “Music Flow Bluetooth” app operates
abnormally, check your Bluetooth device and
the connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth” app
and then try to connect again.
yy Depending on the smart phone's operating
system, you have some differences for “Music
Flow Bluetooth” operation.
yy Even though Bluetooth connection will
be disconnected, you can use “Music Flow
Bluetooth” app when you change the
function.
yy Additional features offered by "Music Flow
Bluetooth" app may not work depending on
the distance between this unit and Bluetooth
device and wireless conditions.
Setting sound effect
This system has a number of pre-set surround sound
fields. You can select a desired sound mode by using
SOUND EFFECT.
The displayed items for the equalizer may be different
depending on sound sources and effects.
On Display
Description
Analyzes the property of input
ASC
sound and provides the sound
(Adaptive Sound optimized for the content in
Control)
real time.
STANDARD
You can enjoy optimized sound.
CINEMA
You can enjoy more immersive
and cinematic surround sound.
,,Note
yy In some of sound effect mode, some speakers,
there’s no sound or low sound. It depends
on the mode of surround and the source of
audio, it is not defective.
yy You may need to reset the sound effect
mode, after switching the input, sometimes
even after the sound file changed.
3
Operating
yy If you operate the other applications or
change the settings on your Bluetooth
device while using “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, “Music Flow Bluetooth” app may operate
abnormally.
Sound adjustment
30 Operating
Adjust volume level
automatically
Adjust the Subwoofer/Treble/
Bass
This unit supports Auto volume function that
automatically adjusts the volume level.
You can adjust the sound level of Treble, Bass and
Subwoofer as your preference.
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.
TRE (Treble) /BAS (Bass) : -5 dB to 5 dB
To cancel this function, press the button again.
WF (Subwoofer) : -15 dB to 6 dB
1.Press
button repeatedly to select TRE
(Treble), BAS (Bass) or WF (Subwoofer).
2.Press VOL o/p to adjust the sound level.
Night mode
3
This function is useful when you want to watch
movies at low volume late at night.
Operating
Press
button on the remote control. So you can
activate Night mode. To cancel it, press
button
again.
Troubleshooting 31
Troubleshooting
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
yy Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer,
DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn it on again.
The unit does not work yy Disconnect the power cord of this unit and the connected external device (TV,
properly.
Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and then try connecting again.
yy Previous setting may not be saved when device power is shut off.
No Power
yy The power cord is unplugged.
Plug in the power cord.
yy Check the condition by operating other electronic devices.
yy Incorrect input source is selected.
Check the input source and select the correct input source.
No sound
yy The mute function is activated.
Press (Mute) or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function.
No woofer sound
No display
yy The power cord of the subwoofer is not connected.
Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely.
yy Pairing between the unit and the subwoofer gets disconnected.
Connect the unit and the subwoofer. (Refer to the page 12.)
yy The Auto Display function is turned on.
yy Press any button to check the current function or turn off the Auto Display
function. (Refer to the page 22.)
yy The remote control is too far from the unit.
Operate the remote control within about 7 m.
The remote control yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
Remove the obstacle.
does not work properly.
yy The batteries in the remote control is exhausted.
Replace the batteries with new one.
The AUTO POWER
function does not
work.
LG Sound Sync 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.
yy Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync.
yy Check connection of LG Sound Sync (Optical or wireless).
yy Check sound setting of your TV and this unit.
4
Troubleshooting
yy When you are using connection with a external device (set top box, Bluetooth
device etc.), adjust volume level of the device.
32 Troubleshooting
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them.
yy With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on
TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM].
When you feel the
output sound of the
unit is low.
yy With the sound bar connected with Player, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT
setting on Player Setup Menu from [PCM] to [PRIMARY PASS-THROUGH] or
[BITSTREAM].
yy Change Audio DRC setting on Player setup menu to [OFF] state.
yy Make sure Night Mode is not On. Turn [OFF] Night Mode.
NOTES to use wireless
PROBLEM
4
This device may have
wireless interference.
CAUSE & CORRECTION
yy Wireless may not operate normally in weak signal area.
yy Please install the device close enough to wireless subwoofer.
yy Do not install the device on metal furniture for optimum performance.
Troubleshooting
yy When any part of your body contact the transceiver of the Bluetooth device or
sound bar.
yy When there is an obstacle or wall or the device is installed in a secluded spot.
Bluetooth device may yy When there is a device(a wireless LAN, a medical equipment or a microwave) using
same frequency, make the distance between the products as far away as possible
malfunction or make
each other.
noise in the following
cases.
yy When to connecting the device to the Bluetooth device, make the distance
between the products as close as possible each other.
yy When the device gets too far from the Bluetooth device, the connection is
disconnected and also malfunction may occur.
Appendix 33
Trademarks and licenses
All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners.
The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by
the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks
by LG Electronics is under license.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of
their respective owners.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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.
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Appendix
For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com.
Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing
Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol
together are registered trademarks, and DTS
Digital Surround is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS,
Inc. All Rights Reserved.
34 Appendix
Specifications
General
Refer to the main label.
Power consumption
Networked standby : 0.5 W
(If all network ports are activated.)
AC adapter
yy
yy
yy
yy
Model : DA-50F25
Manufacturer : Asian Power Devices Inc.
Input : 100 - 240 V ~ 50 - 60 Hz 1.5 A Max.
Output : 25 V 0 2 A
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 945 mm X 53 mm X 85 mm Without foot
Net Weight
Approx. 2.6 kg
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Bus Power Supply
5 V 0 500 mA
Available Digital Input Audio
Sampling Frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz
Available Digital Input Audio format
Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, PCM
Input/Output
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OPTICAL IN (Digital audio in)
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
PORTABLE IN (Portable in)
0.5 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) x 1
HDMI IN
19 Pin (Type A, HDMI™ connector) x 1
HDMI OUT
19 Pin (Type A, HDMI™ connector) x 1
Amplifier (RMS Output)
Total
320 W
Front
60 W x 2 (4 Ω at 1 khz, THD 10%)
Subwoofer
200 W (3 Ω at 80 Hz, THD 10%)
Appendix 35
Wireless subwoofer
Power requirements
Refer to the main label on the wireless subwoofer.
Power consumption
Refer to the main label on the wireless subwoofer.
Type
1 Way 1 Speaker
Impedance
3Ω
Rated Input Power
200 W
Max. Input Power
400 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 171 mm X 320 mm X 252 mm
Net Weight
Approx. 4.2 kg
yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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36 Appendix
Maintenance
Handling the unit
When shipping the unit
Please save the original shipping carton and packing
materials. If you need to ship the unit, for maximum
protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally
packed at the factory.
Keeping the exterior surfaces clean
yy Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray
near the unit.
yy Wiping with strong pressure may damage the
surface.
yy Do not leave rubber or plastic products in contact
with the unit for a long period of time.
Cleaning the unit
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To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the
surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use
strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner,
as these might damage the surface of the unit.
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