LG | SH4D | LG SH4D Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
Wireless
Sound Bar
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
MODEL
SH4D (SH4D, SPJ4B-W)
www.lg.com
Copyright © 2017 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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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 should not be exposed to
water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the
apparatus.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
CAUTION: Do not use high voltage products around
this product. (ex. Electrical swatter) This product may
malfunction due to electrical shock.
CAUTION: No naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, should be placed on the apparatus.
CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided
for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of
the product and to protect it from over heating.
The openings shall be never be blocked by placing
the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
surface. This product shall not be placed in a builtin installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s
instruction has been adhered to.
Getting Started
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
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.
This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
How to Safely remove the battery or the battery
pack from the equipment: To remove the old
battery or battery pack, follow the assembly steps
in reverse order. 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 pack together with other waste. It is
recommended that you use local, free reimbursement
systems batteries and accumulators. The battery
shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire or the like.
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.
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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.
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Symbols
~
1
0
Refers to alternating current (AC).
Refers to direct current (DC).
Getting Started
Refers to class II equipment.
1
Refers to stand-by.
!
Refers to “ON” (power).
Refers to dangerous voltage.
Table of Contents
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Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
4Troubleshooting
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Safety Information
Unique features
Introduction
– Symbols used in this manual
Remote control
Front panel
Rear panel
About LED condition
Installing the sound bar
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2Connecting
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15
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Connecting the AC Adapter
Wireless subwoofer connection
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
– LG Sound Sync
Optional equipment connection
– OPTICAL IN connection
3Operating
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Operations
– Turn off the sound temporarily
– Using your TV remote control
– Auto power down
– AUTO POWER On/Off
– Auto function change
Using BLUETOOTH® technology
– Listening to music stored on the
BLUETOOTH devices
Using BLUETOOTH App
– Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto
Your BLUETOOTH Device
– Activate BLUETOOTH with “Music Flow
Bluetooth” App
Sound adjustment
– Setting sound effect
– Adjust the woofer level settings
– Night mode
Troubleshooting
– General
– NOTES to use wireless
– NOTES to release Demo mode
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5Appendix
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Trademarks and licenses
Specifications
Maintenance
– Handling the unit
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Getting Started
Unique features
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Auto power down
Getting Started
This unit will turn off by itself for energy saving
consumption.
LG Sound Sync
Controls volume level of this unit by the remote
control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG
Sound Sync.
BLUETOOTH®
Listens to music stored on your Bluetooth device.
Introduction
Symbols used in this manual
,,Note
Indicates special notes and operating features.
>>Caution
Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages
from abuse.
Getting Started
Remote control
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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • a• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF.
F : Selects the function and the input source.
STANDARD : Selects standardized sound.
CINEMA : Selects cinematic surround sound.
VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume.
(Mute) : Mutes the sound.
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • b• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
C/V (Skip) : Skips Fast backward or Forward.
dM (Play/Pause) : Starts playback. / Pauses
playback.
,,Note
You can control Bluetooth device using
C/V (Skip) and dM (Play/Pause) buttons
on the remote control.
Replacement of Battery
NIGHT ON/OFF :
- Turns on or off Night mode.
- Controls this unit using TV remote. (Page 16)
WOOFER LEVEL o/p : Adjusts sound level of
subwoofer.
AUTO POWER ON/OFF :
- Turns on or off AUTO POWER function. (Page 17)
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the remote
control, and insert the battery with and
matched correctly.
- Turns on or off the Bluetooth connection lock.
(Page 20)
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ASC : Analyzes the property of input sound and
provides the sound optimized for the content in real
time.
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Front panel
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ARemote sensor
DThe buttons are located on the rear.
BStandby LED (Red)
CFunction LED (White)
Rear panel
Ao/p (Volume) : Adjusts volume level
F (Function) : Selects the function and input
source.
1/! (Standby/On)
BDC IN : AC adapter input
COPTICAL IN : Optical input
DUSB (Service only) : S/W download connector
Getting Started
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About LED condition
LED
Description
OPTICAL LED turns on.
OPTICAL function is selected.
OPTICAL LED blinks twice and
turns on.
LG Sound Sync (Optical) function is
selected.
BT (Bluetooth) LED turns on.
Paired with Bluetooth device.
BT (Bluetooth) LED blinks.
Waiting for Bluetooth connection.
LG TV LED turns on.
LG Sound Sync (Wireless) function is
selected.
,,Note
yy When you press any button, standby LED (Red) on the main unit blinks.
yy When you press
(Mute) button, standby LED (Red) blinks slowly.
yy When this unit reaches minimum volume, standby LED (Red) turns on for 2 seconds and blinks slowly.
yy When this unit reaches maximum volume, standby LED (Red) turns on for 2 seconds.
yy When you press volume (o/p) button continually, standby LED (Red) blinks quickly.
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Getting Started
Condition
10 Getting Started
Installing the sound bar
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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.
Getting Started
Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the
device you want. (Pages 13 - 15)
>>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 / Subwoofer when
installing or moving them.
Connecting 11
Connecting the AC
Adapter
Wireless subwoofer
connection
Connect the speaker to the power supply with the
supplied AC adapter.
LED indicator of wireless subwoofer
1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC
adapter.
LED Color
Status
2. Connect the AC adapter cable to DC IN adapter
input.
Green
(Blink)
Attempting to make connection.
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3. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet.
Green
The connection is completed.
Red
The wireless subwoofer is in
standby mode or the connection
is failed.
Connecting
Off
(No display)
The power cord of wireless
subwoofer is disconnected.
Setting up the wireless subwoofer for
the first time
>>Caution
1. Connect the power cord to the subwoofer and
plug the power cord into a power outlet.
Only use the AC adapter supplied with this
device. Do not use a power supply from another
device or manufacturer. Using any other power
cable or power supply may cause damage to the
device and void your warranty.
2. Turn on the main unit : The sound bar and
wireless subwoofer will be automatically
connected.
-- Green LED on the rear of wireless subwoofer
turns on.
12 Connecting
Manually pairing wireless subwoofer
,,Note
When your connection is not completed, you can
check red LED on the wireless subwoofer and the
wireless subwoofer does not make sound. To solve
the problem, follow the steps below.
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.
1.Press Pairing button on the rear of the wireless
subwoofer.
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.
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Connecting
-- There is an obstacle between the main
unit and the subwoofer.
-- There is a device using same frequency
with this wireless connection such as
a medical equipment, a microwave or a
wireless LAN device.
-- The green LED on the rear of the wireless
subwoofer blinks quickly. (If the green LED
does not blink, press and hold the Pairing
button.)
-- Keep the sound bar and the subwoofer
away from the device (ex. wireless router,
microwave oven, etc.) over 1m to prevent
wireless interference.
2. Turn on the main unit.
3. Pairing is completed.
-- The green LED on the rear of the wireless
subwoofer turns on.
>1m
Connecting 13
Connecting to your TV
LG Sound Sync
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.
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
Refer to the TV's instruction manual for the details
of LG Sound Sync.
Make one of the following connections, depending on
the capabilities of your equipment.
,,Note
2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing F
button on the remote control or unit 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 If this unit is connected by OPTICAL and ARC
at the same time, the ARC signal is a high
priority.
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.
-- The unit is turned off.
-- 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.
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Connecting
Controllable function by LG TV's remote control :
Volume up/down, mute
14 Connecting
With wired connection
With wireless connection
1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an
optical cable.
1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 on the remote
control or 1/! on the unit.
2. Select the input source to LG TV by pressing F
button on the remote control or unit repeatedly.
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Optical
cable
3. Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the
sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Wireless)]
Connecting
,,Note
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 on the remote
control or 1/! on the unit.
4. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing
F button on the remote control or on unit
repeatedly.
If you turned off the unit directly by pressing 1
on the remote control or 1/! on the unit., LG
Sound Sync (Wireless) will be disconnected. To
use this function again, you should reconnect
the TV and the unit.
Connecting 15
Optional equipment
connection
OPTICAL IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices to
the OPTICAL IN jack.
Optional equipment connection
You can enjoy both sound and picture from the
external device you connect.
HDMI
cable
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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 external device.
2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing F
button on the remote control or unit repeatedly.
3. Listen to sound.
,,Note
Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to
remove the protection plug cover if your cable
has the cover.
1. Connect HDMI IN jack of your TV to HDMI OUT
jack on the external device such as Blu-ray disc
player, DVD player, etc.
2. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the
unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an
OPTICAL cable.
3. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing F
button on the remote control or unit repeatedly.
Connecting
Optical
cable
Optical
cable
16 Operating
Operations
Auto power down
Turn off the sound temporarily
Press
(Mute) to mute your unit.
To cancel it, press (Mute) again on the remote
control or change the volume level.
Using your TV remote control
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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.
Operating
Press and hold NIGHT ON on the remote control for
about 2 seconds.
To turn off this function, press and hold NIGHT OFF
on the remote control for about 2 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.
yy This function does not operate on LG TV's
magic remote control.
yy This function may not work well when you
use LG Sound Sync.
This unit will turn itself off to save electric
consumption if the main unit is not connected to
an external device and has not been used for 15
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 17
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 selects the suitable function. You can hear
the sound from your device.
If you try to connect your Bluetooth device, this
unit turns on and the unit will be connected to your
Bluetooth device.
This function turns on or off each time you press
AUTO POWER ON/OFF.
,,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 When you turn on this unit for the first time,
status of Auto Power function is turned on.
yy To use this function, the main unit must be
registered in paired devices list of Bluetooth
device.
yy You can set the AUTO POWER function only
when this unit is turned on.
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Operating
yy Depending on the connected device, this
function may not operate.
18 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 changes the
function to optical. You can hear the sound from your
device.
When you try to connect BLUETOOTH
device
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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 If the Bluetooth connection lock function
is set, Bluetooth connection will be only
available on BT (Bluetooth) and LG TV
function. (Page 20)
Operating 19
Using BLUETOOTH®
technology
About BLUETOOTH
Bluetooth is wireless communication technology for
short range connection.
The sound may be interrupted when the connection
has interference from other electronic waves or when
you connect Bluetooth in the other rooms.
yy Available Devices : Smart phone, MP3, Notebook,
etc..
yy Version : 4.0
yy Codec : SBC
BLUETOOTH Profiles
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
devices must be able to interpret certain profiles.This
unit is compatible with following profile.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
Pairing your unit and BLUETOOTH
device
Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure the
Bluetooth feature is turned on in to your Bluetooth
device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
Once a pairing operation is performed, it does not
need to be performed again.
1. Select the input source to BT (Bluetooth) by
pressing F button repeatedly. BT (Bluetooth) LED
blinks.
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 SH4D (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 SH4D (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.
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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.
Listening to music stored on the
BLUETOOTH devices
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yy When Bluetooth device is not connected, BT
(Bluetooth) LED blinks.
4. Listen to music.
To play a music file stored on your Bluetooth
device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user
guide.
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.
,,Note
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,,Note
3. When this unit is successfully connected with
your Bluetooth device, BT (Bluetooth) LED will
be turned on.
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 :
Operating
-- There is a obstacle between the unit and
the Bluetooth device.
-- There is a device using same frequency
with Bluetooth technology such as a
medical equipment, a microwave or a
wireless LAN device.
yy You should connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit again when you restart it.
yy The sound may be interrupted when the
connection has interference by the other
electronic waves.
yy Pairing is limited to one Bluetooth device per
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, 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 You can control Bluetooth device using
C/V (Skip) and dM (Play/Pause)
buttons on the remote control.
yy If you change to another function after
connecting Bluetooth, Bluetooth connection
will be disconnected. And you return to
Bluetooth function, Bluetooth connection
will be connected automatically.
BLUETOOTH connection lock (BT lock)
You can limit Bluetooth connections to only
BT (Bluetooth) and LG TV function to prevent
unintended Bluetooth connections.
Press and hold AUTO POWER ON on the remote
control for about 2 seconds to turn on this function
in BT (Bluetooth) function.
To turn off this function, press and hold AUTO
POWER OFF on the remote control for about 2
seconds in BT (Bluetooth) function.
,,Note
Even if you set up Bluetooth connection lock
to On, this sound bar turns on by Auto Power
function. Turn off Auto Power function to
prevent it.
Operating 21
Using BLUETOOTH App
,,Note
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
through “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”
yy Only Android OS is available to use “Music
Flow Bluetooth” app with this unit.
1. Tap the “Google Android Market (Google Play
Store)” icon.
yy Additional data charges may occur if installed
over 3G/4G, according to your device plan.
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.
About “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app brings a suite of new
features to this unit.
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.
,,Note
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device
has a scanning software application. If you
don’t have one, download one from “Google
Android Market (Google Play Store)”.
yy Depending on area, QR code may not work.
5. Tap an icon for downloading.
,,Note
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
equipped with “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”.
Activate BLUETOOTH with
“Music Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app helps to connect your
Bluetooth device to this unit.
1. Tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” app icon on the home
screen to open “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, and
go to the main menu.
2. If you want to get more information to operate,
tap [Setting] and tap [Help] menu.
3
Operating
To enjoy more features, you are recommended to
download and install free “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app.
4. Tap an icon for installation.
22 Operating
,,Note
yy “Music Flow Bluetooth” app will be available
in the software version as follow;
-- Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later)
yy If you use “Music Flow Bluetooth” app for
operation, there would be some differences
between “Music Flow Bluetooth” app and
the supplied remote control. Use the supplied
remote control as necessary.
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device, “Music
Flow Bluetooth” app may not work.
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yy After connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, music may be output from your device. In
this case, try connecting procedure again.
Operating
yy If you operate the other applications or
change the settings on your Bluetooth
device while using “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, “Music Flow Bluetooth” app may operate
abnormally.
yy When “Music Flow Bluetooth” app operates
abnormally, check your Bluetooth device and
the connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth” app
and then try to connect again.
yy Depending on the smart phone's operating
system, you have some differences for “Music
Flow Bluetooth” operation.
yy Even though Bluetooth connection will
be disconnected, you can use “Music Flow
Bluetooth” app when you change the
function.
yy Additional features offered by "Music Flow
Bluetooth" app may not work depending on
the distance between this unit and Bluetooth
device and wireless conditions.
Operating 23
Sound adjustment
Adjust the woofer level settings
Setting sound effect
Press WOOFER LEVEL o/p button to adjust
woofer level.
This system has a number of pre-set surround sound
fields. You can select a desired sound mode by using
each sound effect buttons.
The displayed items for the equalizer may be different
depending on sound sources and effects.
Sound effect
Description
STANDARD
You can enjoy optimized sound.
CINEMA
You can enjoy more immersive
and cinematic surround sound.
,,Note
yy In some of sound effect mode, some speakers,
there’s no sound or low sound. It depends
on the mode of surround and the source of
audio, it is not defective.
yy You may need to reset the sound effect
mode, after switching the input, sometimes
even after the sound file changed.
,,Note
When the subwoofer level reaches maximum or
minimum , standby LED (Red) on the main unit
turns on for 2 seconds.
Night mode
This function is useful when you want to watch
movies at low volume late at night. Set Night mode
to On to reduce the sound intensity and improve
fineness and softness.
Press NIGHT ON/OFF button to turn on or off night
mode.
3
Operating
Analyzes the property of input
ASC
sound and provides the sound
(Adaptive Sound optimized for the content in
Control)
real time.
You can adjust the sound level of subwoofer as your
preference.
24 Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
General
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
yy Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer,
DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn them on again.
The unit does not work yy Disconnect the power cord of this unit and the connected external device (TV,
properly.
Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and then try connecting again.
yy Previous setting may not be saved when device power is shut off.
No Power
yy The power cord is unplugged.
Plug in the power cord.
yy Check whether electricity failed.
Check the condition by operating other electronic devices.
yy Incorrect input source is selected.
Check the input source and select the correct input source.
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Troubleshooting
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.
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. (Page 11)
yy The remote control is too far from the unit.
Operate the remote control within about 7 m.
The remote control yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
Remove the obstacle.
does not work properly.
yy The batteries in the remote control is exhausted.
Replace the batteries with new one.
The AUTO POWER
function does not
work.
LG Sound Sync does
not work.
yy Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player or
Bluetooth device.
yy Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate.
yy Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync.
yy Check connection of LG Sound Sync (Optical or wireless).
yy Check sound setting of your TV and this unit.
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PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
The unit does
not connect with
Bluetooth device
yy Turn off the Bluetooth connection lock function. (Page 20)
Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them.
yy With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on
TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM].
When you feel the
output sound of the
unit is low.
yy With the sound bar connected with Player, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT
setting on Player Setup Menu from [PCM] to [PRIMARY PASS-THROUGH] or
[BITSTREAM].
yy Change Audio DRC setting on connected device setup menu to [OFF] state.
yy Make sure Night Mode is not On. Turn [OFF] Night Mode.
NOTES to use wireless
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
yy Wireless may not operate normally in weak signal area.
yy Please install the device close enough to wireless subwoofer.
yy Do not install the device on metal furniture for optimum performance.
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.
NOTES to release Demo mode
PROBLEM
Can not change input source with F button such as
BT (Bluetooth) etc. and All the function LEDs are
turned on.
Remote Control does not work. (No response)
CAUSE & CORRECTION
Unplug the power cord and plug it in again. If that
doesn’t work, press and hold F button (About 15
seconds) on the main unit until the function LED
indicates current selected function.
4
Troubleshooting
This device may have
wireless interference.
26 Appendix
Trademarks and licenses
All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Vision, Dolby Audio, and
the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
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Appendix
For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com.
Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing
Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol
together are registered trademarks, and DTS
Digital Surround is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS,
Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are
registered trademarks 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.
Appendix 27
Specifications
General
Refer to the main label.
Power consumption
Networked standby : 0.5 W
(If all network ports are activated.)
AC adapter
yy
yy
yy
yy
Model : DA-38A25
Manufacturer : Asian Power Devices Inc.
Input : 100 - 240 V ~ 50 - 60 Hz 1.2 A
Output : 25 V 0 1.52 A
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 890 mm X 53 mm X 85 mm Without foot
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Available Digital Input Audio
Sampling Frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz
Available Digital Input Audio format
Dolby Audio, DTS Digital Surround, PCM
Input
OPTICAL IN (Digital audio in)
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
Amplifier (RMS Output)
Total
300 W RMS
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Front
60 W RMS x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz, THD 10%)
Subwoofer
180 W RMS (3 Ω at 80 Hz, THD 10%)
Appendix
28 Appendix
Wireless subwoofer
Power requirements
Refer to the main label on the wireless subwoofer.
Power consumption
Refer to the main label on the wireless subwoofer.
Type
1 Way 1 Speaker
Impedance
3Ω
Rated Input Power
180 W RMS
Max. Input Power
360 W RMS
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 171 mm X 320 mm X 252 mm
yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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Appendix 29
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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