OWNER’S MANUAL
Wireless
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 BACK COVER OF THIS MANUAL.
LAS455H (LAS455H, S55A1-D)
www.lg.com
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Safety Information
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CAUTION
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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: This product contains chemicals known
to the State of California to cause cancer and birth
defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands
after handling.
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
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon
a dedicated circuit;
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only
that appliance and has no additional outlets or
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this
owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall
outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged
wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
Any of these conditions could result in electric
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the
appliance, and have the cord replaced with an
exact replacement part by an authorized service
center. Protect the power cord from physical or
mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked,
pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay
particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and
the point where the cord exits the appliance. The
Power Plug is the disconnecting device. In case of
an emergency, the Power Plug must remain readily
accessible
NOTICE: For Product Identification and
Compliance/Safety labeling information please
refer to Main Label on the bottom of Unit.
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This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
For models using an adapter
Only use the AC adapter supplied with this device.
Do not use a power supply from another device or
another manufacturer. Using any other power cable
or power supply may cause damage to the device and
void your warranty.
Disposal of your old appliance
1. This crossed-out wheeled bin symbol indicates that
waste electrical and electronic products (WEEE)
should be disposed of separately from the municipal
waste stream.
2. Old electrical products can contain hazardous
substances so correct disposal of your old appliance
will help prevent potential negative consequences
for the environment and human health. Your old
appliance may contain reusable parts that could be
used to repair other products, and other valuable
materials that can be recycled to conserve limited
resources
3. You can take your appliance either to the shop where
you purchased the product, or contact your local
government waste office for details of your nearest
authorised WEEE collection point. For the most up to
date information for your country please see
www.lg.com/global/recycling
Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators
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Pb
1. This symbol may be combined with chemical symbols
for mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd) or lead (Pb) if the
battery contains more than 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. (http://www.lg.com/global/
sustainability/environment/take-back-recycling/
global-network-europe)
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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.
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Declaration of Conformity
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Hereby, LG Electronics European Shared Service Center B.V.,
declares that this Wireless 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.
Krijgsman 1
1186 DM Amstelveen
The Netherlands
or can be requested at our dedicated DoC website:
http://www.lg.com/global/support/cedoc/cedoc#
This device is a 2.4 GHz wideband transmission
system, intended for use in all EU member states and
EFTA countries.
Table of Contents
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Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
2
Safety Information
6
Unique features
6Introduction
6
– Symbols used in this manual
6Accessories
7
Remote control
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Front panel
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Rear panel
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Installing the sound bar
10 Mounting the main unit on a wall
2Connecting
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Wireless subwoofer connection
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
– Using an HDMI cable
– Enjoy rich sound broadcast of the
channel with the sound bar
– ARC (Audio Return Channel) function
– Additional information for HDMI
Optional equipment connection
– HDMI connection
– OPTICAL IN connection
– PORTABLE IN connection
– USB connection
– Compatible USB devices
– USB device requirement
– Playable file
3Operating
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Basic operations
– USB operation
Other operations
– AV Sync
– Turn off the sound temporarily
– Displaying file and input source
– Auto Dimmer
– Using your TV remote control
– AUTO POWER On/Off
– Auto function change
– LG Sound Sync
Using BLEUTOOTH® technology
– Listening to music stored on the
Bluetooth devices
Using BLUETOOTH App
– Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
onto Your BLUETOOTH Device
– Activate BLUETOOTH with “Music
Flow Bluetooth” App
Sound adjustment
– Setting sound effect
– Adjust volume level automatically
– Adjust the Treble/Bass/Sub-woofer
– Night mode
4Troubleshooting
32Troubleshooting
5Appendix
34 Trademarks and licenses
35Specifications
37Maintenance
37 – Handling the unit
6Warranty
38Warranty
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Unique features
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Auto power down
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This unit will turn off by itself for energy saving
consumption.
Accessories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
Designs and specifications of the accessories are
subject to change without prior notice.
Portable In
Listens to music from your portable device. (MP3,
Notebook, etc)
Remote control (1)
Batteries (2)
Wall bracket (2)
Wall bracket install
guide (1)
LG Sound Sync
Controls volume level of this unit by the remote
control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG
Sound Sync.
Introduction
Symbols used in this manual
,,Note
Indicates special notes and operating features.
>>Caution
Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages
from abuse.
Screws (2)
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Remote control
• • • • • • • • • • a • • • • • • • • • •
1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF. / Switches
to the standby mode.
F : Selects the function and the input source.
SOUND EFFECT : Selects a sound effect mode.
(Night mode) : Turns on or off Night mode.
(Mute) : Mutes the sound.
: Adjusts sound level of Treble, Bass and Subwoofer.
• • • • • • • • • • b • • • • • • • • • •
C/V (Skip/Search) :
- Skips Fast backward or Forward.
- Searches for a section within a file.
dM (Play/Pause) : Starts playback. / Pauses
playback.
FOLDER o/p : Searches a folder on USB device.
REPEAT :
- Listen to your files repeatedly or randomly.
- Displays the information of a file or an input
source. (Refer to the page 21)
AUTO VOL : Turns on and off the AUTO VOLUME
mode.
AV SYNC :
- Synchronizes the audio and video.
- Controls TV remote (Refer to the page 22)
AUTO POWER : Turns on or off AUTO POWER
function. (Refer to the page 23.)
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the
Remote Control, and insert two R03 (size AAA)
batteries with and matched correctly.
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VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume.
Battery Installation
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Front panel
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ADisplay window
D1/! (Standby/On)
BRemote sensor
EF (Function)
Selects the function and input source.
CStandby LED
It lights up in red on standby mode.
Fp/o (Volume)
Adjusts volume level.
Rear panel
APower cord
DPORTABLE IN : Portable input
BHDMI IN / OUT (TV ARC) : HDMI input / output
EOPTICAL IN : Optical input
CUSB port
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Installing the sound
bar
Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to
the device you want. (Refer to pages 13 - 18.)
>>Caution
yy For best performance of wireless
connection such as Bluetooth or wireless
subwoofer, do not install the unit on
Metallic furniture because wireless
connection communicates through a
module positioned on the bottom of the
unit.
yy Be careful not to make scratches on the
surface of the Unit /Sub-Woofer when
installing or moving them.
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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.
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Mounting the main
unit on a wall
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1. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket
install guide with the bottom of TV and attach
to the position.
TV
You can mount the main unit on a wall.
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2. When you mount it on a wall (concrete), use the
wall plugs. You should drill some holes. A guide
sheet (Wall bracket install guide) is supplied to
drill. Use the sheet to check the point to drill.
>>Caution
Because it is difficult to make a connection
after installing this unit, you should connect
the cables before installation.
Preparation materials
Unit
Wall bracket install guide
3. Remove the Wall bracket install guide.
Wall bracket
Screws
(Not supplied)
Screws (A)
Wall plug
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4. Fix the brackets with screws (A) as shown in the
illustration below.
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6. Fix the unit with the screws firmly.
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,,Note
Screws (A) and Wall Plugs are not supplied for
mounting the unit. We recommend the Hilti
(HUD-1 6 x 30) for the mounting.
5. Put the unit on the brackets to match screw
holes on the bottom of the unit.
>>Caution
yy Do not install this unit upside down. It can
damage the parts of this unit or be the
cause of personal injury.
yy Do not hang onto the installed unit and
avoid any impact to the unit.
yy Secure the unit firmly to the wall so that it
does not fall off. If the unit falls off, it may
result in an injury or damage to the product.
yy When the unit is installed on a wall, please
make sure that a child does not pull any of
connecting cables, as it may cause it to fall.
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,,Note
To detach the unit, perform it in reverse order.
Connecting
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Wireless subwoofer
connection
3. If the LED of the wireless subwoofer already
blinks in yellow-green continually, you can skip
this step.
Press and hold PAIRING on the back of the
wireless subwoofer for more than 5 seconds.
LED indicator of wireless subwoofer
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Connecting
LED Color
Status
Yellow-green
(Blink)
The connection is trying.
Yellow-green
The connection is completed.
Red
The wireless subwoofer is
in standby mode or the
connection is failed.
Off (No
display)
The power cord of wireless
subwoofer is disconnected.
Setting up the wireless subwoofer
for the first time
1. Connect the power cord 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 or the blinking of yellow-green LED
on the wireless subwoofer and the subwoofer does
not make sound. To solve the problem, follow the
below steps.
1. Adjust volume level of the main unit to
minimum.
-- ”VOL MIN” appears on the display window.
2. Press and hold
(Mute) on the remote control
for about 3 seconds.
-- “WL RESET” appears on the display window
briefly and Red LED on the main unit is
blinking
-- The LED of the wireless subwoofer lights up
alternately in red and yellow-green.
4. Disconnect the power cord of the main unit
and the wireless subwoofer.
5. Connect them again after the LED of the main
unit and the wireless subwoofer is fully turned
off.
The main unit and the wireless subwoofer will
be paired automatically when you turn on the
main unit.
-- When the connection is completed, you can
see the yellow-green LED on the subwoofer.
,,Note
yy It takes a few seconds (and may take longer)
for the main unit and the subwoofer to
communicate with each other and make
sounds.
yy The closer the main unit and the subwoofer,
the better sound quality. It is recommended
to install the main unit and the subwoofer
as close as possible and avoid the cases
below.
-- There is a obstacle between the main
unit and the subwoofer.
-- There is a device using same frequency
with this wireless connection such as a
medical equipment, a microwave or a
wireless LAN device.
Connecting
Connecting to your TV
Please connect with this unit and TV using the
optical digital cable or HDMI cable considering the
state of the TV.
Using an OPTICAL cable
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Using an HDMI cable
If you connect this unit to a TV that supports HDMI
CEC and ARC (Audio Return Channel), you can
enjoy the TV audio through the speakers of this unit
without connecting the optical cable. Please refer
to your TV user manual when you check HDMI CEC/
ARC function of your TV.
1. Connect the OPT. IN jack on the back of the
unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an
OPTICAL cable.
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Optical
cable
,,Note
2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing
F button repeatedly.
,,Note
yy Before connecting the optical cable, be sure
to remove the protection plug cover if your
cable has the cover.
yy You can enjoy the TV audio through the
speakers of this unit. In the case of some
TV models, you must select the external
speaker option from the TV menu. (For
details, reference your TV user manual.)
yy Set up the sound output of TV to listen to
the sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [External speaker (Optical)]
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the manufacturers or models of your TV.
yy HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control):
Using a single remote control, you have the
ability to operate CEC compatible devices
(TV, Sound Bar, Blue-ray player, etc.)
yy You can also enjoy extra functions such as
USB / Bluetooth with F pressing button on
the remote or unit. When you go back to live
TV channel after using the extra functions
(USB / Bluetooth) of this audio system, you
should choose your preferred speaker on TV
to enjoy the sound from this audio system
again.
Connecting
HDMI
cable
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Connecting
What is SIMPLINK?
HDMI cable Checklist
Some HDMI cables do not support the ARC
function, this can result in no sound output.
When connecting this unit to the TV, if there is no
sound, there might be a problem with the HDMI
cable. Therefore connect this unit to the TV and
check whether the Type A, High speed HDMI™
Cable with Ethernet.
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STANDARD HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET
Connecting
HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE
(X)
(X)
Some functions of this unit are controlled by the
TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with
SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
Controllable functions by LG TV’s remote control :
Power on/off, volume up/down, mute, etc.
Refer to the TV owner’s manual for the details of
SIMPLINK function.
(O)
LG TV’s with SIMPLINK function has the logo as
shown above.
Enjoy rich sound broadcast of
the channel with the sound
bar
yy Depending on the state of the unit, some
SIMPLINK operation may differ from your
purpose or not work.
HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET
Connection through HDMI Cable
Your television must support the newest HDMI
features (HDMI CEC1) / ARC (Audio Return Channel))
to fully enjoy the Live broadcasting channel with
audio system through an HDMI cable. Unless your
TV supports these HDMI features, the audio system
should be connected through an OPTICAL cable.
1) HDMI CEC (High-Definition Multimedia Interface
Consumer Electronics Control)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) is an HDMI
feature designed to allow the user to command
and control the CEC-enabled devices, that are
connected through HDMI by using only one of
their remote controls.
※ Trade names for CEC are SimpLink (LG) , Anynet+
(Samsung), BRAVIA Sync/ Link (Sony), EasyLink
(Philips), EZ-Sync/ VIERA Link (Panasonic), etc..
,,Note
yy Depending on a TV or a player which
is connected with this unit, SIMPLINK
operation may differ from your purpose.
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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 an HDMI or DVI compatible
device make sure of the following:
To use this function :
-- Your TV must support the HDMI-CEC and ARC
function and the HDMI-CEC and ARC must be
set to On.
-- You must use the HDMI cable (Type A, High
Speed HDMI™ cable with Ethernet).
-- You must connect the HDMI OUT on the unit
with HDMI IN of the TV that supports ARC
function using an HDMI cable.
-- You can connect only one Sound bar to TV
compatible with ARC.
,,Note
yy ARC function is automatically selected when
ARC signal comes in from TV, no matter
what kind of the function you are using.
yy You can enjoy the TV audio through the
speakers of this unit. In the case of some
TV models, you must select the external
speaker option from the TV menu. (For
details, reference your TV user manual.)
yy Set up the sound output of TV to listen to
the sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [External speaker (HDMI ARC)]
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the manufacturers or models of your TV.
yy If you change to other function while you
are using ARC function, you need to adjust
ARC setting on TV setting again to use ARC
function.
-The connected device’s video input is set
correctly for this unit.
-The connected device is compatible with
720 x 576p (or 480p), 1280 x 720p, 1920 x 1080i
,1920 x 1080p or 4096 x 2160p video input.
yy Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices
will work with this player.
-The picture will not be displayed properly with
non-HDCP device.
,,Note
yy If a connected HDMI device does not accept
the audio output of the player, the HDMI
device’s audio sound may be distorted or
may not output.
yy Changing the resolution when the
connection has already been established
may result in malfunctions. To solve the
problem, turn off the player and then turn it
on again.
yy When the HDMI connection with HDCP
is not verified, TV screen is changed to
black screen. In this case, check the HDMI
connection, or disconnect the HDMI cable.
yy If there are noises or lines on the screen,
please check the HDMI cable (length is
generally limited to 4.5 m(15 ft).
yy You cannot change the video resolution
in the HDMI IN mode. Change the video
resolution of the connected component.
yy If the video output signal is abnormal when
your personal computer is connected to
HDMI IN jack, change the resolution of your
personal computer to 576p (or 480p), 720p,
1080i or 1080p.
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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.
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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
You can enjoy the sound and picture from HDMI
connection on external device.
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Connecting
For enjoying sound only
You can enjoy the sound from the external device
you connect.
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. Select the input source to HDMI IN by pressing
F button repeatedly.
2. Connect HDMI OUT jack on the back of the unit
to HDMI IN jack on the TV.
3. Select the input source to HDMI IN by pressing
F button repeatedly.
,,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 HDMI OUT jack is for TV connection. Even
though multi channel is inputted to the unit
through an HDMI cable, the unit can only
output 2 channel to TV.
yy When this unit is turned off, multi channel
audio sources will be passed through
without transformation.
Connecting
OPTICAL IN connection
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PORTABLE IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices
to the OPTICAL IN jack.
To the optical output jack of
external device
1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of
the unit to optical out jack of your TV (or digital
device etc.)
2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing
F button repeatedly.
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.
Listening to music from your
portable player
The unit can be used to play the music from many
types of portable players or external devices.
1. Connect the portable player to the
PORTABLE IN connector of the unit by using 3.5
mm stereo cable.
2. Turn the power on by pressing 1 (Power).
3. Select the input source to PORTABLE by
pressing F button repeatedly.
4. Turn on the portable player or external device
and start playing it.
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Connecting
MP3 player, etc...
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Connecting
USB device requirement
USB connection
Connect USB memory device to the USB port on
the back of the unit.
yy Devices which require additional program
installation connected to a computer, are not
supported.
yy Do not extract the USB device while in operation.
yy For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than
a few minutes to be searched.
yy To prevent data loss, back up all data.
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Connecting
yy This unit is not supported when the total
number of files is 2000 or more.
yy The unit’s USB Port cannot be connected to PC.
The unit can not be used as a storage device.
yy The exFAT file system is not supported on this
unit. (FAT16/FAT32/NTFS systems are available.)
yy Depending on some devices, it may not available
to recognize the followings on this unit.
-- External HDD
For more information of playing files on a USB, refer
to the page 20.
-- Card readers
-- Locked devices
-- Hard type USB devices
Removing the USB Device from the unit.
-- USB hub
1. Choose a different function/mode.
-- Using USB extension cable
2. Remove the USB device from the unit.
-- iPhone/iPod/iPad
Compatible USB devices
yy MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player.
yy USB Flash Drive : Devices that support USB 2.0.
yy The USB function of this unit does not support
some USB devices.
-- Android device
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Playable file
Sampling Frequency
MP3 :
WMA :
OGG :
FLAC :
WAV :
within 32 to 48 kHz
within 32 to 48 kHz
within 32 to 48 kHz
within 32 to 192 kHz
within 32 to 48 kHz
,,Note
yy Folders and files on the USB are recognized
as below.
: Folder
*ROOT
: File
a
C
D
Bitrate
within 80 to 320 kbps
within 56 to 128 kbps
within 64 to 500 kbps
within 500 to 5000 kbps
within 500 to 5000 kbps
b
yy Video files in the USB storage device can not be
played.
yy Depending on the performance of your USB
device, playback may not work well.
F
G
c
yy Maximum files : Under 2000
yy A protected file by DRM (Digital rights
management) cannot be played on the unit.
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E
H
I
A
d
J
B
yy If there is no file in a folder, the folder will
not appear.
yy File will be played from file $A to file $J
one by one.
yy Files and folders will be presented in order
recorded and may be presented differently
depending on the record circumstances.
yy This unit can display file or folder names
that contain numbers or English characters
only.
yy *ROOT : The first screen you can see when a
computer recognize the USB is “ROOT”.
Connecting
MP3 :
WMA :
OGG :
FLAC :
WAV :
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20 Operating
Basic operations
USB operation
1. Connect the USB device to the USB port.
2. Select the input source to USB by pressing F
button repeatedly.
To
Playback
Pause
3
Do this
,,Note
yy The resume point may be cleared when you
pull out the power cord or removing the
USB device from the unit.
yy Repeat/Random playback operates as
follows.
On Display
OFF
Plays songs on USB
device in order.
ONE
Plays a same song
repeatedly.
Press dM.
During playback, press dM.
Operating
During playback, press V
on the remote control to go
to the next file.
Playing less than 2 seconds,
press C on the remote
Skip to the next/
control to go to the previous
previous file
file.
Playing after 3 seconds, press
C on the remote control
to go to the beginning of
the file.
Search for a
section within a
file
Press and hold C/V
during playback and release it
at the point you want to listen
to.
Play repeatedly
or randomly
Press REPEAT on the remote
control repeatedly, the
display will be changed in the
following order, OFF ONE
FOLDER ALL RANDOM.
Search a folder
Press FOLDER o/p on the
remote control.
Resume
playback
This unit memorizes a current
song which is played before
changing the function or
turning off the unit.
Description
FOLDER
Plays songs in a folder
repeatedly.
ALL
Plays all the songs on
USB device repeatedly.
RANDOM
Plays songs randomly.
Operating
Other operations
Turn off the sound temporarily
Press
AV Sync
When receiving audio signals from TV, sound and
images may not be matched. In the case, this
function can adjust the delay time.
1.Press AV SYNC.
2.Use C/V to scroll up and down through
the delay amount, which you can set at
anything between 0 and 300 ms.
,,Note
This function does not operate on USB
function.
21
(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. Press and hold REPEAT for 3 seconds.
OPTICAL/ARC/HDMI IN : Audio format, Audio
channel
BT (Bluetooth) : The address of the connected
Bluetooth device.
Auto Dimmer
Display window will be darkened automatically if
there is no key input for 3 seconds.
3
Operating
USB : File information contained on a USB (MP3/
WMA/OGG/FLAC/WAV)
22 Operating
Using your TV remote control
Auto power down
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.
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.
Press and hold AV SYNC on the remote control for
about 3 seconds. “ON - TV REMOTE” appears and
you can control this unit by your TV remote control.
To check the status of this function, press and hold
AV SYNC.
3
To turn off this function, press and hold AV SYNC
and press it once again while “ON - TV REMOTE” is
scrolled.
Operating
,,Note
yy Supported TV brands
LG
Panasonic
Philips
Samsung
Sharp
Sony
Toshiba
Vizio
yy Make sure that the sound output of your TV
is set to [External speaker].
yy Depending on the remote control, this
function may not work well.
yy This function may not work well when some
TV control functions such as CEC, SIMPLINK
and LG Sound Sync set to ON.
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 23
AUTO POWER On/Off
This unit automatically turns on by an input source :
Optical, LG TV or Bluetooth.
When you turn on your TV or an external device
connected to this unit, this unit recognizes the
input signal and 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 ready to pair. Connect your
Bluetooth device and play your music.
This function turns on or off each time you press
AUTO POWER.
,,Note
yy After the unit is turned on by AUTO POWER
function, it will be automatically turned off if
there is no signal for a certain period of time
from the TV connected by LG Sound Sync
(Optical/Wireless).
yy After the unit is turned on by AUTO POWER
function, it will be automatically turned off if
there is no signal for a certain period of time
from the external device.
yy If you turned off the unit directly, it cannot
be turned on automatically by AUTO POWER
function. However the unit can be turned
on by AUTO POWER function when optical
signal comes in after 5 seconds of no signal.
yy If you disconnect Bluetooth connection
by this unit, some Bluetooth devices try to
connect to the unit continually. Therefore
it is recommended to disconnect the
connection before turn off the unit.
yy If you want to use AUTO POWER, SIMPLINK
must be turned off. It takes for about 30
seconds to switch on or off SIMPLINK.
yy When you turn on this unit for the first time,
Auto Power function is turned on status.
3
Operating
yy Depending on the connected device, this
function may not operate.
24 Operating
Auto function change
This unit recognizes input signals such as optical,
Bluetooth and LG TV and then changes suitable
function automatically.
When optical signal comes in
When you turn on the external device connected
to this unit by an optical cable, this unit change the
function to optical. You can hear the sound from
your device.
When you try to connect Bluetooth
device
3
Operating
When you try to connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit, Bluetooth function is selected. Play your
music on the Bluetooth device.
When LG TV signal comes in
When you turn on your LG TV connected by
LG Sound Sync (Wireless connection), this unit
changes the function to LG TV. You can hear the
sound from your TV.
,,Note
yy To change to optical function, it needs 5
seconds of no signal.
yy This unit does not change the function to
optical if SIMPLINK of the connected TV, Bluray disc player, set-top box or etc. device set
to on or connected CEC supported device is
turned on.
yy If you want to use the auto function change,
SIMPLINK must be turned off. It takes for
about 30 seconds to turn off SIMPLINK.
Operating 25
LG Sound Sync
With wired connection
1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an
optical 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.
Optical
cable
Controllable function by LG TV's remote control :
Volume up/down, mute
Refer to the TV's instruction manual for the details
of LG Sound Sync.
Make one of the following connections, depending
on the capabilities of your equipment.
yy You can also use the remote control of
this unit while using LG Sound Sync. If you
use TV's remote control again, the unit
synchronizes with the TV.
yy When the connection fails, make sure of the
condition of the TV and power.
yy Make sure of the condition of this unit and
the connection in the cases below when
using LG Sound Sync.
-- turn off the unit.
-- Changing the function to the others.
-- Disconnecting the optical cable.
-- Disconnecting the wireless connection
caused by interference or a distance.
yy The amount of time to turn off this unit is
different depending on your TV when you
set AUTO POWER function to ON.
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the models of your TV.
2. Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the
sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Optical)]
3. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 (Power) on the
remote control.
4. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing
F button repeatedly.
You can see "LG OPT" on the display window
if connecting normally between this unit and
your TV.
Operating
,,Note
3
26 Operating
With wireless connection
1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 (Power) on the
remote control.
2. Select the input source to LG TV by pressing F
button repeatedly.
3. Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the
sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Wireless)]
3
"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
Operating
yy If you turned off the unit directly by pressing
1 (Power), LG Sound Sync (Wireless) will
be disconnected. To use this function again,
you should reconnect the TV and the unit.
Using BLEUTOOTH®
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.
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)
Operating 27
Listening to music stored on
the Bluetooth devices
Pairing your unit and BLUETOOTH
device
Before you start the pairing procedure, make
sure the Bluetooth feature is turned on in to
your Bluetooth device. Refer to your Bluetooth
device’s user guide. Once a pairing operation is
performed, it does not need to be performed again.
1. Select the input source to BT (Bluetooth) by
pressing F button repeatedly.
Appears “BT” and then “BT READY” in display
window.
,,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 LAS450H (08)” on your Bluetooth
device.
,,Note
yy "PAIRED" will be momentarily appear on the
display when you connect other devices for
multi pairing.
yy If it is unavailable to display device name on
the unit, "_" will be displayed.
4. Listen to music.
To play a music stored on your Bluetooth
device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user
guide.
,,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 Depending on the Bluetooth device type,
some device have a different pairing way.
Enter the PIN code (0000) as needed.
yy You should connect your Bluetooth device
to this unit again when you restart it.
yy You can connect this unit with up to 3
Bluetooth device simultaneously same
method as above description.
yy Even if this unit connected up to 3
Bluetooth devices, you can play and
control music by using only one of the
connected devices.
yy The multi pairing connection is only
supported on Android or iOS devices. (Multi
pairing connection may not be supported
depending on the connected device
specifications.)
yy Removable/detachable Bluetooth device
(Ex : Dongle etc..) doesn't supported multi
pairing.
-- Only one device which you are playing
keeps Bluetooth connection when you
change the function to the others.
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 LAS450H (XX)”.
3. When this unit is successfully connected
with your Bluetooth device, “PAIRED” will be
appear on the display window and change to
Bluetooth device name soon.
28 Operating
,,Note
yy The sound may be interrupted when
the connection interfered by the other
electronic wave.
yy You may not control the Bluetooth device
with this unit.
yy Depending on the type of the device, you
may not be able to use the Bluetooth
function.
yy You can enjoy wireless system using phone,
MP3, Notebook, etc..
3
yy The more distance between the unit and
the bluetooth device, the lower the sound
quality becomes.
Operating
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, “BT
READY” appears on the display window.
yy When you connect Bluetooth device
(iOS device etc.) to this unit or operate
the device, the volume level can be
synchronized with each other.
Using BLUETOOTH
App
,,Note
Only Android OS is available to use “Music Flow
Bluetooth ” app with this unit.
About “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app brings a suite of new
features to this unit.
To enjoy more features, you are recommended to
download and install free “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app.
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth”
App onto Your BLUETOOTH
Device
There are two ways to install“Music Flow
Bluetooth”App onto Your Bluetooth Device.
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
through QR code
1. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” app through QR
code. Use the scanning software to scan the QR
code.
2. Tap an icon for installation.
3. Tap an icon for downloading.
,,Note
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device has
a scanning software application. If you don’t
have one, download one from “Google
Android Market (Google Play Store)”.
yy Depending on the area, QR code may not
work.
Operating 29
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
through “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”
1. Tap the “Google Android Market (Google Play
Store)” icon.
2. In the search bar, type in the “Music Flow
Bluetooth” and search it.
3. In the search result list, find and tap “Music Flow
Bluetooth” to start downloading Bluetooth
app.
4. Tap an icon for installation.
5. Tap an icon for downloading.
,,Note
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
equipped with “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”.
Activate BLUETOOTH with
“Music Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app helps to connect your
bluetooth device to this unit.
1. Tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” app icon on the
home screen to open “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, and go to the main menu.
2. Tap [Menu] and select the unit you want.
3. If you want to get more information to operate,
tap [Setting] and turn on the User guide.
-- Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later)
yy If you use “Music Flow Bluetooth ” app for
operation, there would be some differences
between “Music Flow Bluetooth” app and
the supplied remote control. Use the
supplied remote control as necessary.
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device,
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app may not work.
yy After connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, music may be output from your device.
In this case, try connecting procedure again.
yy If you operate the other applications or
change the settings on your Bluetooth
device while using “Music Flow Bluetooth
” app, “Music Flow Bluetooth ” app may
operate abnormally.
yy When “Music Flow Bluetooth” app operates
abnormally, check your Bluetooth
device and the connection of “Music Flow
Bluetooth” app and then try to connect
again.
yy Depending on the smart phone's operating
system, you have some differences for
“Music Flow Bluetooth” operation.
yy Even though Bluetooth connection will
be disconnected, you can use “Music Flow
Bluetooth” app when you change the
function.
3
Operating
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
,,Note
yy “Music Flow Bluetooth” app will be available
in the software version as follow;
30 Operating
Sound adjustment
Setting sound effect
This unit supports Auto volume function that
automatically adjusts the volume level.
This system has a number of pre-set surround
sound fields. You can select a desired sound mode
by using SOUND EFFECT.
When the output sound is too loud or too low,
press AUTO VOL on the remote control. So you can
enjoy the sound with appropriate levels.
The displayed items for the equalizer may be
different depending on sound sources and effects.
To cancel this function, press the button again.
On Display
STANDARD
3
Adjust volume level
automatically
Description
You can enjoy optimized
sound.
Operating
MUSIC
You can enjoy comfortable
and natural sound.
CINEMA
You can enjoy more immersive
and cinematic surround
sound.
FLAT
Provides balanced sound.
BOOST
Boosts the mid-range for
sound reinforcement.
TREBLE / BASS
Reinforces the treble and bass.
,,Note
yy In some of sound effect mode, some
speakers, there’s no sound or low sound. It
depends on the mode of surround and the
source of audio, it is not defective.
yy You may need to reset the sound effect
mode, after switching the input, sometimes
even after the sound file changed.
Operating
31
Adjust the Treble/Bass/Subwoofer
You can adjust the sound level of Treble, Bass and
Sufwoofer as your preference.
TREBLE/BASS : -5 dB to 5 dB
SUBWF (Subwoofer) : -20 dB to 6 dB
1.Press
button repeatedly to select TREBLE,
BASS or SUBWF (Subwoofer).
2.Press VOL o/p to adjust the sound level.
Night mode
This function is useful when you want to watch
movies at low volume late at night.
3
button on the remote control. So you can
Press
button
activate Night mode. To cancel it, press
again.
Operating
32 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.
No woofer sound
yy The power cord of the subwoofer is not connected.
Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely.
yy Pairing between the unit and the subwoofer gets disconnected.
Connect the unit and the subwoofer. (Refer to the page 12.)
yy The 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 Check the state of SIMPLINK and turn off SIMPLINK.
yy Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate.
yy Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync.
LG Sound Sync does
not work.
yy Check connection of LG Sound Sync (Optical or wireless).
yy Check sound setting of your TV and this unit.
Troubleshooting 33
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 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.
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Troubleshooting
34 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.
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.
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.
Appendix 35
Specifications
General (LAS450H)
Power requirements
Refer to the main label.
Power consumption
Refer to the main label.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
890 mm X 55 mm X 89 mm
Net Weight (Approx.)
2.72 kg
Operating temperature
41 °F to 95 °F (5 °C to 35 °C)
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Input/Output
OPT. IN
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
PORT. IN
0.5 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) x 1
HDMI IN
19 Pin (Type A, HDMI™ connector) x 1
HDMI OUT
19 Pin (Type A, HDMI™ connector) x 1
Available Digital Input Audio
Sampling Frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 96 kHz
USB
Version
2.0
Bus Power Supply
5 V 0 500 mA
5
Total
300 W
Front Middle/ Tweeter
40 W x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz) / 15 W x 2 (8 Ω at 12 kHz)
Appendix
Subwoofer
200 W (6 Ω at 80 Hz)
THD
10 %
Amplifier
Wireless subwoofer (S55A1-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
190W
Max. Input Power
380 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)
171 mm x 390 mm x 261mm
Net Weight (Approx.)
5.6 kg
36 Appendix
Bluetooth
Codec
SBC
yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
5
Appendix
Appendix 37
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.
38 Warranty
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.
6
• To obtain information or assistance:
Call UK: 0344 847 5454 IE: 01 686 9454
Warranty
MODEL NO.*
SERIAL NO.*
DATE OF PURCHASE.*
In all cases of difficulty - consult your LG dealer from whom the product was purchased
LGEUK Website : www.lg.com/uk
(Service website : www.lg.com/uk/support)
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