ENGLISH
OWNER’S MANUAL
Sound Bar System
Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it
for future reference.
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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.
CAUTION: The apparatus shall not be exposed to
water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the
apparatus.
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WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
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. To
disconnect power from the mains, pull out the
mains cord plug. When installing the product,
ensure that the plug is easily accessible.
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This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
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.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
2
Safety Information
6
Unique features
6
– Auto power down
6
– Portable In
6
– Speaker ez (easy) setup
6
– LG Sound Sync
6Introduction
6
– Symbols used in this manual
6Accessories
7
Remote control
8
Front panel
8
Rear panel
9
Installing the sound bar
9
Installing the cover foot
10 Mounting the main unit on a wall
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14
Connecting the AC adapter
Setting up
– Pairing wireless subwoofer
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
– Connecting this unit with a TV using
an HDMI cable
14 – HDMI cable Checklist
14 – Enjoy rich sound broadcast of the
channel with the sound bar
16 – ARC (Audio Return Channel) function
16 – Additional information for HDMI
17 – What is SIMPLINK?
18 Optional equipment connection
18 – HDMI connection
19 – PORT. (Portable) IN connection
19 – OPTICAL IN connection
20 – USB playback
20 – Playable file
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3Operating
4Troubleshooting
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28Troubleshooting
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Basic operations
– USB operation
Other operations
– DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
– AV Sync
– Turn off the sound temporarily
– Displaying file and input source
– AUTO POWER On/Off
– Auto power down
– Sleep timer setting
– LG Sound Sync
Using Bluetooth technology
– Listening to music stored on the
Bluetooth devices
Sound adjustment
– Setting the surround mode
– Auto volume On/Off
– Adjust the woofer level settings
Controlling a TV with the supplied remote
control
– Setting up the remote to control your
TV
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5Appendix
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29 Trademarks and licenses
30Specifications
31Maintenance
31 – Handling the unit
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Unique features
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Auto power down
Accessories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
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This unit supports to turn off by itself for saving
energy consumption.
Portable In
Listen to music from your portable device. (MP3,
Notebook, etc)
Remote control (1)
Batteries (2)
Optical cable (1)
Power cord (1)
AC adapter (1)
USB Cable (1)
Wall Mount Bracket
Installation Template
(1)
Cable ties for arranging
cables (2)
Wall bracket (1)
Shaft wall mount (2)
Speaker ez (easy) setup
Listen to sound from TV, DVD or Digital device with
vivid 2.1 or 2.0 ch mode.
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.
Cover foot_19 mm (1)
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Remote control
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• • • • • • • • • • a • • • • • • • • • •
1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF.
FUNCTION : Selects the function and the input
source.
OPTICAL : Changes input source to OPTICAL
directly.
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W/S FOLDER : Searches for a folder of MP3/WMA
files. When a USB containing MP3/WMA files in
several folders is being played,
press W/S FOLDER to select the folder you want
to play.
MUTE @ : Mutes the sound.
VOL +/- : Adjusts speaker volume.
• • • • • • • • • • b • • • • • • • • • •
AUTO POWER : This function is automatically
turned on the unit. (Refer to the page 22)
AV SYNC : Synchronizes the audio and video.
INFO : Displays the information of a file or an input
source.
REPEAT : Listens to your files repeatedly or
randomly.
C/V (Skip/Search) :
- Skips Fast backward or Forward.
- Searches for a section within a file.
Z (Stop) : Stops playback.
d/M (Play/Pause) : Starts playback. / Pauses
playback.
SOUND EFFECT : Selects a sound effect mode.
AUTO VOLUME : Turns on and off the AUTO
VOLUME mode.
WOOFER LEVEL : Sets the sound level of woofer.
Battery Installation
• • • • • • • • • • c • • • • • • • • • •
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the
Remote Control, and insert two (size AAA) battery
with and matched correctly.
0 to 9 numerical buttons : Selects a file directly.
DRC : Sets the DRC.
SLEEP : Sets the system to turn off automatically at
a specified time.
• • • • • • • • • • d • • • • • • • • • •
TV Control buttons : See page 27.
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Front panel
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A 1/!
B - / + (Volume -/+)
Adjusts volume level.
C T (Play/Pause)
D I (Stop)
EF (Function)
Selects the function and input source.
F Display window
>>Caution
Precautions in using the touch buttons
yy Use the touch buttons with clean and dry
hands.
- In a humid environment, wipe out any
moisture on the touch buttons before
using.
yy Do not press the touch buttons hard to
make it work.
- If you apply too much strength, it can
damage the sensor of the touch buttons.
yy Touch the button that you want to work in
order to operate the function correctly.
yy Be careful not to have any conductive
material such as metallic object on the
touch buttons. It can cause malfunctions.
Rear panel
A DC. IN 25V 0 2A
D OPT.(Optical) IN
B USB port
E HDMI IN/ OUT
C PORT.(Portable) IN
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Installing the sound
bar
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Installing the cover
foot
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You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to
the other device : TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player,
etc.
Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to
the device you want. (Refer to pp.13 - 20)
1. Turn the unit upside down.
2. Place the cover foot on the bottom of the unit
to match screw holes with those on the unit.
3. Fix it with screws as shown in the illustration
above.
,,Note
26 mm
(It has been already
installed to the unit.)
19 mm
You can exchange 26 mm foot (factory
installed) with 19 mm to change the height of
your unit.
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Mounting the main
unit on a wall
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You can mount the main unit on a wall.
Detach the cover foot of the unit, keep the
detached cover foot for later installation and use
the screws to hang the unit on the wall.
2. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall Mount
Bracket Installation Template with the bottom
of TV and attach to the position.
TV
Prepare shaft wall mount and bracket.
Unit
Wall Mount Bracket
Installation Template
Wall bracket
Shaft wall mount
3. When you mount it on a wall (concrete), use the
wall plugs. You should drill some holes. A guide
sheet (Wall Mount Bracket Installation Template)
is supplied to drill. Use the sheet to check the
point to drill.
1. Locate the shaft wall mount on the screw hole
of the unit's back and then fix it onto the unit
with the screw.
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4. Remove the Wall Mount Bracket Installation
Template.
5. Fix it with screws as shown in the illustration
below.
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>>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 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.
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yy Do not hang onto the installed unit and
avoid any impact to the unit.
,,Note
Detach the unit from the bracket as shown
below.
6. Hang the main unit onto the bracket as shown
below.
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Connecting
Connecting the AC
adapter
1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC
adapter.
2. Connect the AC adapter cable to DC. IN adapter
input.
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3. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet.
Setting up
Pairing wireless subwoofer
LED indicator of wireless subwoofer
Connecting
LED Color
Status
Yellow
The wireless subwoofer is
receiving the signal of the unit.
Yellow (blink)
The wireless subwoofer is trying
to connect.
Red
The Wireless subwoofer is in
standby mode.
Off (No
display)
The power cord of wireless
subwoofer is disconnected.
Setting up the wireless subwoofer
for the first time
>>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.
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 on the woofer and woofer is not
made sound. To solve the problem, follow the
below steps.
1. Press and hold I STOP button on the unit
and MUTE button on the remote control
simultaneously.
- Displays the “REMATE”.
2.Press PAIRING on back of the woofer.
- The yellow LED will flicker.
3. Turn off and on the unit.
- If you see “Yellow” LED, it’ s successful.
4. If you don’t see “Yellow” LED, try again Step 1 Step 3.
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,,Note
yy If you operate main unit then wireless
subwoofer sound within a few seconds in
standby mode.
yy Set the distance between this unit and
wireless subwoofer within 10 m (32 ft.).
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,,Note
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 Optimum performance can be
implemented only when the unit and
the Wireless subwoofer within distance
of 2 m (6 ft.) to 10 m (32 ft.) is used since
communication failure may occur if longer
distance is used.
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Connecting
yy It takes a few seconds (and may take longer)
for the unit and subwoofer to communicate
with each other.
Connecting to your TV
Please connect this unit to a TV using the optical
digital cable or an HDMI cable.
Using an OPTICAL cable
1. Connect the OPT. IN jack on the back of the
unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an
OPTICAL cable.
Optical cable
2. Set the INPUT source to OPTICAL. Press
repeatedly FUNCTION on the remote control or
F on the unit until the function is selected.
To directly select the OPTICAL function, press
OPTICAL on the remote control.
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Connecting
Connecting this unit with a TV
using an HDMI cable
If you connect this unit to a TV that supports HDMI
CEC and ARC (Auto Return Channel), you can enjoy
the TV audio through the speakers of this unit
without connecting the optical cable.
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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 TM
Cable with Ether net.
Connecting
(X)
STANDARD HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET
(X)
HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE
HDMI cable
(O)
HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET
Enjoy rich sound broadcast of
the channel with the sound
bar
,,Note
HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronic Control):
Using a single remote control, you have the
ability to operate CEC compatible devices (TV,
Sound Bar, Blue-ray player, etc.)
Connection through HDMI Cable
Your television that you own should support
the newest HDMI features (1)HDMI CEC / 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 G) , Anynet+
(Samsung), BRAVIA Sync (Sony), EasyLink (Philips),
etc.
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Connecting
1. Link the devices through HDMI
Cable
TV : HDMI IN (ARC) port
Audio : HDMI OUT port
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3. Select the Speaker
TV : Press ‘Input’ button on your TV remote control
D HDMI CEC : should be ON D Select your
speaker that you want to enjoy.
※ LG TV : Press ‘Input’ or ‘Simplink’ button on your
TV remote. D Simplink must be ‘ON’ at Simplink
setting D Change the speaker from ‘TV Speaker’ to
‘HT(S) Speaker’ or ‘External Speaker (Optical / HDMI
ARC)’
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Connecting
2. Activate ARC mode
TV : SetupDAudio or SoundDARC mode (must be
ON)
,,Note
All of the graphical user Interface (GUI) and
accessing steps (Step 02 DStep 03) to activate
the ARC / HDMI CEC would be different
depending on TV manufacture.
Refer to your TV User Manual for in-depth
information.
,,Note
All of the graphical user Interface (GUI) and
accessing steps (Step 02 DStep 03) to activate
the ARC / HDMI CEC would be different
depending on TV manufacture.
You can also enjoy extra functions such as USB /
Bluetooth with ‘Function’ button on remote control
of this audio system. When you go back to live
TV channel after using the extra functions to live
TV channel after using the extra functions (USB /
Bluetooth)of this audio system, you should choose
your preferred speak to enjoy the sound from this
audio system again. (Refer to Step 03 Select the
Speaker)
Refer to your TV User Manual for in-depth
information.
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Connecting
ARC (Audio Return Channel)
function
Additional information for
HDMI
The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to
send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of the unit.
yy When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible
device make sure of the following:
To use this function :
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-- 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.
-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.
-- You must use the HDMI cable (Type A, High
Speed HDMI™ cable with Ethernet).
-The connected device is compatible with
720 x 576p, 1280 x 720p, 1920 x 1080i or
1920 x 1080p video input.
-- You must connect the HDMI OUT on the unit
with HDMI IN of the TV that supports ARC
function using an HDMI cable.
yy Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices
will work with this player.
-- You can connect only one Sound bar to TV
compatible with ARC.
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-The picture will not be displayed properly with
non-HDCP device.
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Connecting
,,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 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.
What is SIMPLINK?
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.
Refer to the TV owner’s manual for the details of
SIMPLINK function.
LG TV’s with SIMPLINK function has the logo as
shown above.
,,Note
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Connecting
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.
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Depending on the state of the unit, some
SIMPLINK operation may differ from your
purpose or not work.
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.
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Connecting
Optional equipment
connection
For enjoying both sound and picture
You can enjoy both sound and picture from the
external device you connect.
HDMI connection
2
For enjoying sound only
Connecting
You can enjoy the sound from the external device
you connect.
Blu-ray disc player,
DVD player, etc.
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.
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 FUNCTION on the remote control or
F on the unit until the function is selected.
2. Connect HDMI OUT jack on the back of the unit
to HDMI IN jack on the TV.
3. Set the INPUT source to HDMI IN. Press
repeatedly FUNCTION on the remote control or
F on the unit until the function is selected.
,,Note
yy With the unit connected to external devices
and TV as above illustration,
TV will output picture and sound from
external devices when the unit is turned off
in HDMI IN mode.
yy Even though PCM multi channel is inputted
to the unit through an HDMI cable, the unit
can only output 2 channel.
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Connecting
PORT. (Portable) IN
connection
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OPTICAL IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices
to the OPT. IN jack.
2
Connecting
To the digital
optical output jack
of external device
MP3 player,
etc...
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
PORT. (Portable) IN connector of the unit.
2. Turn the power on by pressing 1 (Power).
3. Select the PORTABLE function by pressing
FUNCTION.
4. Turn on the portable player or external device
and start playing it.
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Speaker ez (easy) setup
Listens to sound from TV, DVD or Digital Device
with 2.1 or 2ch mode.
1. Connect the OPT. 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 directly by
pressing OPTICAL.
3. Listen to sound with 2.1 or 2ch speaker.
4.Press OPTICAL to exit from OPTICAL.
Function is retuned to previous one.
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20 Connecting
USB playback
Compatible USB devices
Connect USB memory device to the USB port on
the back of the unit.
yy MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player.
With the unit on the wall, you can connect USB
more easily using supplied USB cable.
yy The USB function of this unit does not support
some USB devices.
yy USB Flash Drive : Devices that support USB1.1.
USB device requirement
yy Devices which require additional program
installation connected to a computer, are not
supported.
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Connecting
yy Do not extract the USB device while in operation.
yy For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than
a few minutes to be searched.
yy To prevent data loss, back up all data.
yy This unit is not supported when the total
number of files is 1000 or more.
yy The unit’s USB Port cannot be connected to PC.
The unit can not be used as a storage device.
Removing the USB Device from the unit.
1. Choose a different function/mode or press
Z twice in a row.
2. Remove the USB device from the unit.
yy The exFAT file system is not supported on this
unit.
yy Depending on some devices, it may not available
to recognize the followings on this unit.
-- External HDD
-- Card readers
Playable file
-- Locked devices
MP3/ WMA file requirement
-- USB hub
MP3/ WMA file compatibility with this unit is limited
as follows :
-- Hard type USB devices
-- Using USB extension cable
yy Sampling frequency : within 32 to 48 kHz (MP3),
within 32 to 48 kHz (WMA)
yy Bit rate : within 32 to 320 kbps (MP3),
40 to 192 kbps (WMA)
yy Maximum files : Under 999
yy File extensions : “.mp3”/“.wma”
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.
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Basic operations
Other operations
USB operation
DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
1. Connect the USB device to the USB port.
2. Select the USB function by pressing FUNCTION.
3. Select a file you want to play by pressing
C or V.
To
Stop
Playback
Pause
Do this
Make the sound clear when the volume is turned
down (Dolby Digital only). Set to [DRC ON] by using
DRC.
AV Sync
Press d/M.
When receiving audio signals from TV, sound and
images may not be matched. In the case, this
function can adjust the delay time.
During playback, press d/M.
1.Press AV SYNC.
Press Z.
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, RPT 1 RPT
DIR (DIRECTORY) RPT ALL
RANDOM OFF.
Select a file
directly
Press 0 to 9 numerical buttons
on the remote control to go
to the desired file directly.
Resume
playback
The unit memorizes the point at
which you've changed function
or the unit had been turned off.
Turn off the sound temporarily
3
Operating
During playback, press C
or V to go to the next file
Skip to the next/ or to return to the beginning
of the current file.
previous file
Press C twice briefly to
step back to the previous file.
2.Use C/V to scroll up and down through
the delay amount, which you can set at
anything between 0 and 300 ms.
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.
Displaying file and input
source
You can display various information of the input
source by pressing INFO.
USB : MP3/WMA containing file information
OPTICAL/ARC/HDMI IN : Audio format, Audio
channel
,,Note
The resume point may be cleared when you
pull out the power cord or removing the USB
device from the unit.
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22 Operating
AUTO POWER On/Off
Auto power down
Before operating this function, make sure that
you have selected OPTICAL and turn on the AUTO
POWER.
This unit will be off itself to save electric
consumption in the case main unit is not
connected to external device and is not used for 25
minutes.
This function automatically turns on/off the unit
when you turn on/off the external device (TV, DVD
Player, Blu-ray Disc Player, etc.) connected to this
unit by the optical cable.
3
So does this unit after six hours since Main unit
has been connected to other device using analog
input.
When turning on the unit by this function, Optical
function is selected directly no matter what kind of
function has been selected before turning off it.
But the unit can turns on automatically based on
the [AUTO POWER] function you've set.
This function turns on or off each time you press
AUTO POWER.
Sleep timer setting
Press SLEEP repeatedly to select the desired time
period options (in minutes):
Operating
Display
Operation
AUTO POWER ON
AUTO POWER function is
turned on.
LCD OFF(Display window off ) -> DIMMER(The
display window will be darken by half ) -> Sleep
timer value -> Display on
AUTO POWER OFF
AUTO POWER function is
turned off.
In display window you see “LCD OFF” and the
display window turns off .
,,Note
yy This function is intentionally designed to
turn off the unit after 1 minute of inactivity
in OPTICAL mode. Only if the unit has
already received the signal transmitted
through the optical source and there is no
digital audio signal going to the unit, the
unit will turn off after 1 minute of inactivity
with AUTO POWER function is turned on.
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.
yy Depending on the connected device by the
optical cable, 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 If SIMPLINK is set to ON, "AUTO POWER OFF"
is just scrolled, even thouth you press AUTO
POWER.
yy Once AUTO POWER is set, the unit will
start as OPTICAL mode automatically next
time, no matter what kind of function you
selected before.
yy It is not available to turn on the unit by
AUTO POWER function if you turn off the
unit directly.
yy AUTO POWER function is not supported on
LG Sound Sync (Wireless) mode.
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LG Sound Sync
With wired connection
1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an
optical digital 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.
Controllable function by LG TV's remote control :
Volume up/down, mute
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.
3
Operating
,,Note
yy You can also use the remote control of
this unit while using LG Sound Sync. If you
use TV's remote control again, the unit
synchronizes with the TV.
2. Set up LG Sound Sync (Optical) on the TV. Refer
to the TV's instruction manual.
yy When the connections failed, make sure of
the condition of the TV and power of it.
4. Select OPTICAL function.
yy Make sure of the condition of this unit and
the connection in the cases below when
using LG Sound Sync.
-- Turned off the unit.
-- Changing the function to the others.
-- Disconnecting the optical digital audio
cable.
3. Turn on the unit.
You can see "LG OPT" on the display window if
connecting normally between this unit and your
TV.
,,Note
The amount of time to turn off this unit is
different depending on your TV when you set
AUTO POWER function to ON.
-- Disconnecting the wireless connection
caused by interference or a distance.
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With wireless connection
1. Set up LG Sound Sync (Wireless) on the TV. Refer
to the TV's instruction manual.
Using Bluetooth
technology
2. Turn on the unit.
3. Select LG TV function.
"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
Once LG TV function is selected, the unit
connects automatically the TV which is
connected lately when restarting.
3
About Bluetooth
Bluetooth® is wireless communication technology
for short range connection.
The available range is within 10 meters. (The sound
may be interrupted when the connection interfered
by the other electronic wave or you connect the
bluetooth in the other rooms.)
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.
Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop,
PDA (This units be supported the Stereo Headset.)
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)
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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 Bluetooth function by using the
FUNCTION.
Appears “BT” and then “BT READY” in display
window.
3. Enter the PIN code.
PIN code : 0000
4. When this unit is successfully connected with
your Bluetooth device, “PAIRED” will appear on
the display window.
,,Note
Depending on the Bluetooth device type,
some device have a different pairing way.
5. Listen to music.
To play a music stored on your Bluetooth device,
refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
yy The unit connects automatically the
Bluetooth device which is connected lately
when you select Bluetooth function again
after changing to the other functions.
yy The sound may be interrupted when
the connection interfered by the other
electronic wave.
yy You cannot control the Bluetooth device
with this unit.
yy Pairing is limited one Bluetooth device per
one unit and multi-pairing is not supported.
yy Although the distance between your
Bluetooth and the set is less than 10 m,
there are obstacles between both, your
Bluetooth device cannot be connected.
yy Depending on the type of the device,
you may not be able to use the Bluetooth
function.
3
Operating
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 SOUND BAR”.
,,Note
yy You should connect your Bluetooth device
to this unit again when you restart it.
yy You can enjoy wireless system using phone,
MP3, Notebook, etc..
yy When not connected the Bluetooth, “BT
READY” appears on the display window.
yy The Electrical malfunction due to devices
using same frequency such as Medical
equipment, Microwaves or wireless
LAN devices, the connection will be
disconnected.
yy When someone stands and interrupts
communication between Bluetooth device
and the player, the connection will be
disconnected.
yy If the gotten away of the distance between
Bluetooth and the unit, the sound quality
is lower and lower the connection will
disconnect when the space between the
Bluetooth and the unit gets out of the
operating range of Bluetooth.
yy The device with Bluetooth wireless
technology is disconnected, if you turn off
the main unit or put the device away from
the main unit more than 10 m.
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26 Operating
Sound adjustment
Setting the surround mode
This system has a number of pre-set surround
sound fields. You can select a desired sound mode
by using SOUND EFFECT.
The displayed items for the equalizer may be
different depending on sound sources and effects.
On Display
NATURAL
3
BYPASS
Operating
BASS
CLRVOICE
Description
You can enjoy comfortable
and natural sound.
You can enjoy the sound
without equalizer effect.
The BASS is Bass Blast. During
playback, reinforce the treble,
bass and surround sound effect.
The CLRVOICE is Clear Voice.
This program make voice
sound clear, improving the
quality of voice sound.
GAME
The GAME is Game Equalizer.
You can enjoy more virtual
sound while playing video
games.
NIGHT
The NIGHT is Night Mode.
This may be useful when you
want to watch movies at low
volume late at night.
UPSCALER
The UPSCALER is MP3 UpScaling. When listening to
MP3 files or other compressed
music, you can enhance the
sound. This mode is available
only to 2 channel sources.
LOUDNESS
Improves the bass and treble
sound.
3D SOUND
You can enjoy more immersive
and cinematic surround
sound.
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,,Note
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.
Auto volume On/Off
This unit supports Auto volume function that
automatically adjusts the volume level.
When the output sound is too loud or too low,
press AUTO VOLUME on the remote control. So
you can enjoy the sound with appropriate levels.
To cancel this function, press the button again.
Adjust the woofer level
settings
You can adjust the sound level of woofer.
1.Press WOOFER LEVEL.
2.Press VOL +/- to adjust the sound level of the
woofer.
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Controlling a TV with
the supplied remote
control
You can control your TV using the buttons below.
AV/INPUT
VOL +
PR/CH
VOL -
PR/CH
Operation
MUTE@
Turn the TV’s volume on or
off.
AV/INPUT
Switch the TV’s input source
between the TV and other
input sources.
1 (TV POWER)
Turn the TV on or off.
VOL +/–
Adjust the volume of the
TV.
PR/CH W/S
Scan up or down through
memorized channels.
You can operate your TV with the supplied remote
control.
If your TV is listed in the table below, set the
appropriate manufacturer code.
1. While holding down 1 (TV POWER) button, and
press the manufacturer code for your TV with
the numerical buttons (see the table below).
Manufacturer
Code Number
LG
1(Default), 2
Zenith
1, 3, 4
GoldStar
1, 2
Samsung
6, 7
Sony
8, 9
Hitachi
4
3
Operating
Button
Setting up the remote to
control your TV
2. Release the 1 (TV POWER) button to complete
setting.
Depending on your TV, some or all buttons may not
function on the TV, even after entering the correct
manufacturer code. When you replace the batteries
of the remote, the code number you have set may
be reset to the default setting. Set the appropriate
code number again.
,,Note
yy Depending on the TV being connected, you
may not be able to control your TV using
some of the buttons.
yy The remote control of the unit performs
basic operation of your TV. Please use the
TV’s remote control to enjoy advanced
operation of your TV.
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Troubleshooting
PROBLEM
No Power
No sound
No display
CAUSE & CORRECTION
yy The power cord is unpluged.
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.
yy The mute function is activated.
Press MUTE@ or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function.
yy The LCD OFF function is activated.
Press SLEEP to cancel the function.
yy The remote control is too far from the unit.
Operate the remote control within about 23 ft (7 m).
4
The remote control
does not work
properly.
yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
Remove the obstacle.
Troubleshooting
The AUTO POWER
function does not
work.
yy Check the state of SIMPLINK and turn off SIMPLINK.
yy The batteries in the remote control is exhausted.
Replace the batteries with new one.
yy Depending on the connected device by the optical cable, this function may not
operate.
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
When you sense that
on TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM].
outputted sound of
y
With
the sound bar connected with Player, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT
y
the unit is low.
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.
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Appendix 29
Trademarks and
licenses
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol
are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent
Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,487,535 & other U.S.
and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS,
the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are
registered trademarks & DTS 2.0 Channel is a
trademark of DTS, Inc. Product includes software.
© DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Bluetooth® wireless technology is a system which
allows radio contact between electronic devices
within a max. range of 10 meters.
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Appendix
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.
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.
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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Specifications
General
AC adapter requirements
Refer to the main label on the unit.
Power consumption
Refer to the main label on the unit.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
(1038 x 35.4 x 75) mm
Net Weight (Approx.)
2.3 kg
Operating temperature
41 °F to 95 °F (5 °C to 35 °C)
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Bus Power Supply
DC 5 V 0 500 mA
Input/Output
OPTICAL IN
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
PORT. IN
0.5 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack)
HDMI IN
19 Pin (Type A, HDMI™ connector) x 1
HDMI OUT
19 Pin (Type A, HDMI™ connector) x 1
Amplifier
Stereo mode
80 W + 80 W (4 Ω at 1 kHz)
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Wireless subwoofer _S43A1-D
Power requirements
Refer to the main label on the subwoofer.
Power consumption
Refer to the main label on the subwoofer.
Type
1 Way 1 Speaker
Impedance
3Ω
Rated Input Power
150 W
Max. Input Power
300 W
Net Dimensions (W x H x D)
221 x 351.5 x 281 mm
Net Weight
7.32 kg
Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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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
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.
Appendix
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