LG | LAS160B | LG LAS160B Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
Sound Bar
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
FOR THE GUARANTEE TERMS & CONDITIONS,
PLEASE REFER TO INNER PAGE OF BACK COVER.
MODEL
LAS160B
*MFL69342302*
www.lg.com
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Getting Started
Safety Information
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CAUTION
Getting Started
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO
USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the
user to the presence of uninsulated
dangerous voltage within the
product’s enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute
a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended to
alert the user to the presence of
important operating and
maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the product.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
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 built-in
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 should 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.
Getting Started
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POWER: This unit operates on a mains supply of
200 - 240 V ~, 50 / 60 Hz.
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.
Wiring: This unit is supplied with a BS 1363
approved main plug. When replacing the fuse, always
use of the same rating approved to BS 1362. Never
use this plug with the fuse cover omitted. To obtain a
replacement fuse cover contact your dealer. If the
type of plug supplied is not suitable for the mains
sockets in your home, then the plug should be
removed and a suitable type fitted. Please refer to
the wiring instructions below:
Warning: A mains plug removed from the mains lead
of this unit must be destroyed. A mains plug with
bared wires is hazardous if inserted in a mains socket.
Do not connect either wire to the earth pin, marked
with the letter E or with the earth symbol 6 or
coloured green or green and yellow. If any other plug
is fitted, use same rating of fuse in the plug.
Important: The wires in this mains lead are coloured
in accordance with the following codes:
- BLUE: NEUTRAL, BROWN: LIVE - As the colours
of the wires in the mains lead of this unit may not
correspond with the coloured marking identifying the
terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: The wire
which is coloured blue must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter N or
coloured black. The wire which is coloured brown
must be connected to the terminal which is marked
with the letter L or coloured red.
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This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
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Getting Started
Disposal of your old appliance
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Getting Started
1. All electrical and electronic products shall
be disposed of separately from the
municipal waste stream via designated
collection facilities appointed by the
government or the local authorities.
2. The correct disposal of your old appliance will help
prevent potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health.
3. For more detailed information about disposal of your
old appliance, please contact your city office, waste
disposal service or the shop where you purchased
the product.
Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators
Declaration of Conformity
Hereby, LG Electronics European Shared Service Center
B.V., declares that this Sound Bar is compliant with the
essential requirements and other relevant provisions of
Directive 1999/5/EC. The complete Declaration of
Conformity may be requested through the following
postal address:
LG Electronics European Shared Service Center B.V.
European Standard Team
Krijgsman 1
1186 DM Amstelveen
The Netherlands
or can be requested at our dedicated DoC website:
http://www.lg.com/global/support/cedoc/cedoc#
Pb
1. This symbol may be combined with chemical symbols
for mercury(Hg), cadmium(Cd) or lead(Pb) if the
battery Contains more that 0.0005% of mercury,
0.002% of cadmium or 0.004% of lead.
2. All batteries/accumulators should be disposed
separately from the municipal waste stream via
designated collection facilities appointed by the
government or the local authorities.
3. The correct disposal of your old batteries/
accumulators will help to prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment, animal and
human health.
4. For more detailed information about disposal of your
old batteries/ accumulators, please contact your city
office, waste disposal service or the shop where you
purchased the product.
This device is a 2.4 GHz wideband transmission system,
intended for use in all EU member states and EFTA
Table of Contents
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Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
4Troubleshooting
2
Safety Information
6
Unique features
6
– Auto power down
6Introduction
6
– Symbols used in this manual
6Accessories
7
Remote control
8
Front panel
9
Rear panel
16Troubleshooting
17 NOTES to use wireless
2Connecting
6Warranty
10
11
11
11
11
21Warranty
Installing the sound bar
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
Optional equipment connection
– OPTICAL IN connection
5Appendix
18 Trademarks and licenses
19Specifications
20Maintenance
20 – Handling the unit
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2
3
4
5
3Operating
12Operations
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
14 Using BLUETOOTH® technology
14 – Listening to music stored on the
BLUETOOTH devices
15 Sound adjustment
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6
Getting Started
Unique features
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Auto power down
Accessories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
Getting Started
This unit supports to turn off by itself for saving
energy consumption.
Introduction
Symbols used in this manual
,,Note
Indicates special notes and operating features.
>>Caution
Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages
from abuse.
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) batteries with
and matched correctly.
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VOICE : Selects VOICE sound effect.
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Getting Started
Front panel
A
1
B
C
Getting Started
D
A F (Function)
Selects the function and input source.
B p/o (Volume)
Adjusts volume level.
C 1 (Standby/On)
D Remote sensor
E Function LED
,,Note
yy You can check current function through
the LED.
yy This unit turns off LED If there is no key
input for 20 seconds. To display LED,
press any button.
yy Standby LED quickly blinks when you
press any button.
yy Bluetooth LED blinks when you select
Bluetooth function. if you connect
Bluetooth device, LED will turn on.
E FGH
F MUTE LED
G AUTO POWER LED
H Standby LED
It lights up in red on standby mode.
,,Note
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.
Getting Started
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Rear panel
1
Getting Started
A
A OPT. IN : Optical input
10 Connecting
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.
Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the
device you want. (Refer to page 11.)
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Connecting
>>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.
Connecting 11
Connecting to your TV
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.
Optional equipment
connection
OPTICAL IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices to
the OPT. IN jack.
2
Connecting
Optical
cable
To the digital
optical output jack of
external device
2. Set the input source to OPTICAL. Press F button
repeatedly until the function is selected.
,,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.
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 by pressing F
button repeatedly until the function is selected.
3. Listen to sound.
4.Press F to exit from OPTICAL.
,,Note
Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to
remove the protection plug cover if your cable
has the cover.
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
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Press (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.
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
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
Listening to music stored on the
BLUETOOTH devices
Pairing your unit and BLUETOOTH
device
Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure
the Bluetooth feature is turned on in to your
Bluetooth device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s
user guide. Once a pairing operation is performed, it
does not need to be performed again.
1. Turn on the unit.
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 LAS160B (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 LAS160B (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 LED will turn
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.
3
,,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 source changed.
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
yy The mute function is activated.
Press (Mute) or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function.
yy When you are using connection with a external device (set top box, Bluetooth
device etc.), adjust volume level of the device.
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Troubleshooting
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.
The AUTO POWER
function does not
work.
yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
Remove the obstacle.
yy The batteries in the remote control is exhausted.
Replace the batteries with new one.
yy Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player or
Bluetooth device.
yy Depending on the connected device, 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.
When you feel the
output sound of the
unit is low.
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.
Troubleshooting 17
NOTES to use wireless
PROBLEM
This device may have
wireless interference.
CAUSE & CORRECTION
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.
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Troubleshooting
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.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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.
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Appendix
Appendix 19
Specifications
General
Power requirements
Refer to main label.
Power consumption
Refer to main label.
Networked standby : 0.4 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Net Weight
Operating temperature
(If all network ports are activated.)
Approx. 880 mm x 62 mm x 90 mm
Approx. 1.8 kg
5 °C to 35 °C
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Inputs
Digital audio in (OPT. IN)
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
Available Digital Input Audio
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz
Sampling Frequency
Available Digital Input Audio format Dolby Digital, PCM
Amplifier (RMS Output power)
Total
Front
50 W
25 W +25 W (4 Ω at 1 kHz, 10 % THD)
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Appendix
yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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
5
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.
Warranty 21
Technology with the human touch
GUARANTEE
• LG Electronics U.K. Ltd. will provide the following services in order to expedite this Guarantee.
1. All faulty components which fail due to defective manufacture will be replaced free of charge for a period of 12 months from
the original date of purchase.
2. The dealer (or his service agent) who sold the product will be reimbursed for any labour provided in the repair of this LG
equipment, for a period of 12 months from the original date of purchase. These claims must be made in accordance with the
published scale of service charges and relevant claims procedure.
PLEASE NOTE:
A. The dealer may restrict the guarantee to the original purchaser.
B. The dealer is not obliged to carry out service under guarantee if unauthorized modifications are made to the apparatus, or if
non standard components are used or if the serial number of the apparatus is removed, defaced, misused, or altered.
C. Any claims made under guarantee must be directed to the dealer from whom the equipment was originally purchased. The
dealer may, before carrying out service under guarantee, require a receipted account as evidence of the date of purchase.
D. We respectfully point out that your dealer is not obligated to replace batteries if they become exhausted or worn in use.
E. Aerial alignment and consumer control adjustments are not covered by this guarantee.
This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights.
• REQUIREMENTS TO MAINTAIN WARRANTY COVERAGE:
RETAIN YOUR RECEIPT TO PROVE DATE OF PURCHASE. A COPY OF YOUR RECEIPT MUST BE SURRENDERED AT THE TIME
GUARANTEE SERVICE IS PROVED.
• Product Registration Card :
It is helpful to complete at least your name, address, phone, model & serial numbers and return it. This will enable LG to assist
you in the future should you lose your receipt, your units be stolen, or should modifications be necessary.
• To obtain information or assistance:
Call UK: 0344 847 5454 IE: 01 686 9454
MODEL NO.*
SERIAL NO.*
DATE OF PURCHASE.*
In all cases of difficulty - consult your LG dealer from whom the product was purchased
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Warranty
LGEUK Website : www.lg.com/uk
(Service website : www.lg.com/uk/support)
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