LG | LAS260B | LG LAS260B Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
Sound Bar
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MODEL
LAS260B
*MFL69466680*
www.lg.com
Copyright © 2017 LG Electronics. All Rights Reserved
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 shall not be exposed to
water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, shall 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: 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
The Power Plug is the disconnecting device. In
case of an emergency, the Power Plug must
remain readily accessible. Check the specification
page of this owner’s manual to be certain of the
current requirements. Do not overload wall outlets.
Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall
outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
Any of these conditions could result in electric
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your
device, and if its appearance indicates damage
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the
device, and have the cord replaced with an exact
replacement part by an authorized service center.
Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical
abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed
in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to
plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits
the device.
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.
Table of Contents
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Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
3Operating
3
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7
8
8
9
Safety Information
Unique features
– Auto power down
– Portable In
Introduction
– Symbols used in this manual
Accessories
Remote control
Front panel
Rear panel
Installing the sound bar
12 Operations
12 – DRC (Dynamic range control)
12 – Turn off the sound temporarily
12 – Using your TV remote control
13 – AUTO POWER On/Off
13 – Auto function change
14Using BLUETOOTH® technology
14 – Listening to music stored on the
BLUETOOTH devices
15 Sound adjustment
2Connecting
10
10
11
11
11
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
Optional equipment connection
– OPTICAL IN connection
– PORT. IN connection
4Troubleshooting
16
17
Troubleshooting
NOTES to use wireless
5Appendix
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19
20
20
Trademarks and licenses
Specifications
Maintenance
– Handling the unit
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2
3
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5
6
Getting Started
Unique features
1
Auto power down
Getting Started
This unit supports to turn off by itself for saving
energy consumption.
Portable In
Listen to music from your portable device.
(MP3 player, Notebook, Smart phone, etc..)
Introduction
Symbols used in this manual
,,Note
Indicates special notes and operating features.
>>Caution
Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages
from abuse.
Accessories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
Remote control (1)
Batteries (2)
Getting Started
Remote control
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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • a• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
1 (Power): Switches the unit ON or OFF.
F : Changes input sources.
STANDARD : Selects STANDARD sound effect.
CINEMA : Selects CINEMA sound effect.
(Mute) : Mutes the sound.
VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume.
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • b• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
DRC ON/OFF : Turns on or off DRC function.
(Refer to the page 12.)
AUTO POWER ON/OFF: Turns on or off AUTO
POWER function. (Refer to the page 13.)
? : This button is not used.
Replacement of battery
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the Remote
Control, and insert two (size AAA) battery with
and matched correctly.
1
Getting Started
VOICE : Selects VOICE sound effect.
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Getting Started
Front panel
A
1
B
C
Getting Started
G
D E F
A 1/! (Standby/On)
B F (Function)
Selects the function and input source.
C p/o (Volume)
Adjusts volume level.
G
F Function LED
,,Note
yy You can check current function through
the LED.
D Standby LED
It lights up in red on standby mode.
yy This unit turns off LED If there is no key
input for 20 seconds. To display LED, press
any button.
E Remote sensor
yy Standby LED quickly blinks when you
press any button, and slowly blinks in
Mute or Minimum volume status.
yy Bluetooth LED blinks when you select
Bluetooth function. if you connect
Bluetooth device, LED will turn on.
G Speakers
Rear panel
A
B
A PORT.IN : Portable input
B OPTICAL IN : Optical input
Getting Started
9
Installing the sound bar
You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the
other device : TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc.
>>Caution
For best performance of wireless connection
such as Bluetooth, do not install the unit on
Metallic furniture because wireless connection
communicates through a module positioned on
the bottom of the unit.
1
Getting Started
Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the
device you want. (Refer to pages 10 - 11.)
10 Connecting
Connecting to your TV
Using an OPTICAL cable
1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the
unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an
OPTICAL cable.
2
,,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.)
Connecting
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)]
Optical
cable
2. Set the input source to OPTICAL. Press F button
repeatedly until the function is selected.
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the manufacturers or models of your TV.
Connecting 11
Optional equipment
connection
PORT. IN connection
OPTICAL IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices to
the OPTICAL IN jack.
2
To the digital
optical output jack of
external device
1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of
the unit to optical out jack of your TV (or digital
device etc.)
2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing F
button repeatedly until the function is selected.
3. Listen to sound.
4.Press F to exit fro m OPTICAL.
,,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 PORTABLE function by pressing F
button repeatedly until the function is selected.
4. Turn on the portable player or external device and
start playing it.
Connecting
MP3 player, etc...
12 Operating
Operations
Auto power down
DRC (Dynamic range control)
Make the sound clear when the volume is turned
down and prevent sudden increase of sound (Dolby
Digital only). This function turns on or off you press
DRC ON/OFF.
Turn off the sound temporarily
Press
3
(Mute) to mute your unit. To cancel it, press
(Mute) again on the remote control or change
the volume level.
Operating
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 DRC ON on the remote control for
about 3 seconds.
To turn off this function, press and hold DRC OFF
about 3 seconds.
,,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.
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 20 minutes.
So does this unit after six hours since Main unit has
been connected to other device using 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.
Operating 13
AUTO POWER On/Off
Auto function change
This unit automatically turns on by an input source :
Optical or Bluetooth.
This unit recognizes input signals such as optical
and Bluetooth. And then changes suitable function
automatically.
When you turn on your TV or an external device
connected to this unit, this unit recognizes the input
signal and select 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 your
Bluetooth device.
This function turns on or off you press
AUTO POWER ON/OFF.
,,Note
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 When you turn on this unit for the first time,
Auto Power function is turned on status.
yy To use this function, the main unit must be
registered in paired devices list of Bluetooth
device.
When you turn on the external device connected
to this unit by an optical cable, this unit change the
function to optical. You can hear the sound from your
device.
When you try to connect Bluetooth
device
When you try to connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit, Bluetooth function is selected. Play your
music on the Bluetooth device.
,,Note
To change to optical function, it needs 5 seconds
of no signal.
3
Operating
yy After the unit is turned on by AUTO POWER
function, it will be automatically turned off if
there is no signal for a certain period of time
from the external device.
When optical signal comes in
14 Operating
Using BLUETOOTH®
technology
Listening to music stored on the
BLUETOOTH devices
Pairing your unit and Bluetooth device
About BLUETOOTH
Bluetooth is wireless communication technology for
short range connection.
The sound may be interrupted when the connection
interfered by the other electronic wave or you
connect the Bluetooth in the other rooms.
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.
Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop, PDA
etc.
Bluetooth Profiles
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
devices must be able to interpret certain profiles.
This unit is compatible with following profile.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
Codec : SBC
Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure the
Bluetooth feature is turned on in to your Bluetooth
device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
Once a pairing operation is performed, it does not
need to be performed again.
1. Turn on the unit.
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 LAS260B (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 LAS260B (08)” on your Bluetooth device.
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device type,
some device have a different pairing way.
Enter the PIN code (0000) as needed.
3. When this unit is successfully connected with
your Bluetooth device, BLUETOOTH (j) LED will
turned on.
4. Listen to music.
To play a music stored on your Bluetooth device,
refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
Operating 15
,,Note
yy When using Bluetooth technology, you have
to make a connection between the unit and
the Bluetooth device as close as possible and
keep the distance.
However it may not work well in the case
below :
-- There is a obstacle between the unit and
the Bluetooth device.
-- There is a device using same frequency
with Bluetooth technology such as a
medical equipment, a microwave or a
wireless LAN device.
yy You should connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit again when you restart it.
yy You may not control the Bluetooth device
with this unit.
yy Pairing is limited one Bluetooth device per
one unit and multi-pairing is not supported.
yy Depending on the type of the device, you may
not be able to use the Bluetooth function.
yy You can enjoy Bluetooth function using
Smart phone, MP3 player, Notebook, etc..
yy The more distance between the unit and the
Bluetooth device, the lower the sound quality
becomes.
yy Bluetooth connection will be disconnected
when the unit is turned off or the Bluetooth
device gets far from the unit.
yy When Bluetooth connection is disconnected,
connect the Bluetooth device to the unit
again.
yy When not connected the Bluetooth,
Bluetooth LED will blink.
This system has a number of pre-set surround sound
fields. You can select a desired sound mode by using
each sound mode button.
Button
Description
STANDARD
You can enjoy optimized sound.
CINEMA
You can enjoy more immersive
and cinematic surround sound.
VOICE
This program make voice sound
clear, improving the quality of
voice sound.
,,Note
yy In some of sound effect mode, some speakers,
there’s no sound or low sound. It depends on
the mode of sound 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 The sound may be interrupted when the
connection interfered by the other electronic
wave.
Sound adjustment
16 Troubleshooting
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 properly.
yy Disconnect the power cord of this unit and the connected external device
(TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and then try connecting again.
yy Previous setting may not be saved when device power is shut off.
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
4
yy The mute function is activated.
Press (Mute) or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function.
Troubleshooting
yy When you are using connection with a external device
(set top box, Bluetooth device etc.), adjust volume level of the device.
yy The remote control is too far from the unit.
Operate the remote control within about 7 m.
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.
The AUTO POWER
function does not
work.
yy Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player or
Bluetooth device.
yy The batteries in the remote control is exhausted.
Replace the batteries with new one.
yy Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate.
Troubleshooting 17
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them.
When you feel the
output sound of the
unit is low.
yy Switch [ON] state of DRC function to [OFF] by using remote controller.
yy With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on
TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM].
yy With the sound bar connected with Player, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT
setting on Player Setup Menu from [PCM] to [PRIMARY PASS-THROUGH] or
[BITSTREAM].
yy Change Audio DRC setting on Player setup menu to [OFF] state.
NOTES to use wireless
PROBLEM
yy Wireless may not operate normally in weak signal area.
yy Do not install the device on metal furniture for optimum performance.
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.
4
Troubleshooting
This device may have
wireless interference.
CAUSE & CORRECTION
18 Appendix
Trademarks and licenses
All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners.
Bluetooth wireless technology is a system which
allows radio contact between electronic.
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.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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.
5
Appendix
For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com.
Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing
Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol
together are registered trademarks, and DTS
Digital Surround is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS,
Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Appendix 19
Specifications
General
Power requirements
Refer to main label.
Refer to main label.
Power consumption
Networked standby : 0.5 W
(If all network ports are activated.)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 950 mm x 71 mm x 47 mm
Net Weight
Approx. 2.47 kg
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Inputs
Digital audio in (OPTICAL IN)
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
Portable in (PORT. IN)
0.32 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) x 1
Available Digital Input Audio
Sampling Frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz
Available Digital Input Audio format Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, PCM
Amplifier (RMS Output power)
100 W RMS
Front
50 W +50 W RMS (4 Ω at 1 kHz, 10% THD)
yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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Appendix
Total
20 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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Appendix
To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the
surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use
strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner,
as these might damage the surface of the unit.
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