OWNER’S MANUAL
MINI HI-FI
SYSTEM
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
CM9550 (CM9550, CMS9550F/S, CMS9550W)
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: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
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.
CAUTION: This product employs a Laser System.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read
this owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future
reference. Shall the unit require maintenance,
contact an authorized service center.
Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of
procedures other than those specified herein may
result in hazardous radiation exposure.
To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not
try to open the enclosure.
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 should 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.
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CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon
a dedicated circuit;
This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
Safety way to remove the battery or the
battery from the equipment: Remove the
old battery or battery pack, follow the steps
in reverse order than the assembly. To prevent
contamination of the environment and bring on
possible threat to human and animal health, the
old battery or the battery put it in the appropriate
container at designated collection points. Do
not dispose of batteries or battery together with
other waste. It is recommended that you use
local, free reimbursement systems batteries and
accumulators. The battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
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That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only
that appliance and has no additional outlets or
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this
owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall
outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged
wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
Any of these conditions could result in electric
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the
appliance, and have the cord replaced with an
exact replacement part by an authorized service
center. Protect the power cord from physical or
mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked,
pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay
particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and
the point where the cord exits the appliance. To
disconnect power from the mains, pull out the
mains cord plug. When installing the product,
ensure that the plug is easily accessible.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
2
Safety Information
6
Unique Features
6Accessories
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Playable file Requirement
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– Music file requirement
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– Compatible USB Devices
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– USB device requirement
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Remote control
10 Front panel
12 Rear panel
2Connecting
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How to Affix the Ferrite Core
– Affix the Ferrite Core for power cord
and speaker cables
Connecting to speakers
– Attaching the speaker light cables to
the unit
– Stacking the speakers
Optional Equipment Connection
– AUX IN Connection
– PORT. IN Connection
– USB Connection
– Antenna Connection
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Basic Operations
– CD/USB Operations
– Selecting a folder and
an MP3/WMA file
19 – Deleting an MP3/WMA file
19 Playback effect
19 – DJ EFFECT
19 – SCRATCH Effect
20 – AUTO DJ
21 Using Bluetooth® wireless technology
21 – Listening to music stored on the
Bluetooth devices
23 – Pairing your unit and Bluetooth device
through NFC Tag
24 Using the Music Flow Bluetooth App
24 – Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
onto Your Bluetooth Device
25 – Activate Bluetooth with “Music Flow
Bluetooth” App
26 Radio Operations
26 – Listening to the radio
26 – Improving poor FM reception
26 – Presetting the Radio Stations
26 – Deleting all the saved stations
27 Sound adjustment
27 – Setting the sound mode
27 – Setting the USER EQ
28 Advanced Operations
28 – Recording to USB
30 – JUKE BOX Playback
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Other Operations
– Turn off the sound temporarily
– CHILDSAFE Mode
– Displaying file information
(ID3 TAG)
– DEMO
– Using Microphone
– Switching on and off the BEAT
LIGHTING
– Using X-FLASH
Setting the Clock
– Setting the Clock through “Music
Flow Bluetooth” App
– Using your player as an alarm clock
– Sleep Timer Setting
– Dimmer
Auto power down
– AUTO POWER On
– Auto function change
LG Sound Sync
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4Troubleshooting
36Troubleshooting
36 – General
5Appendix
38 General specifications
39 Speakers specifications
39 Trademarks and Licenses
40Maintenance
40 – Notes on Discs
40 – Handling the Unit
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Unique Features
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Bluetooth®
Accessories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
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Listens to music stored on your bluetooth device.
Portable In
Listens to music from your portable device. (MP3,
Notebook, etc.)
FM Antenna (1)
Batteries (2)
Remote Control (1)
Rubber foot (8)
Playback effects
Listens to music with various sound and playback
effects.
USB Direct Recording
Records music to your USB device.
Music Flow Bluetooth
Music Flow Bluetooth is an App designed to let you
take control of some of LG’s latest Audio devices.
Refer to page 24.
LG Sound Sync
Controls volume level of this unit by the remote
control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG
Sound Sync.
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Playable file
Requirement
Compatible USB Devices
Music file requirement
yy The USB function of this unit does not support
all USB devices.
yy Sampling frequency : within 32 to 48 kHz (MP3),
within 32 to 48 kHz (WMA)
yy Bit rate : within 32 to 320 kbps (MP3),
40 to 192 kbps (WMA)
yy Maximum files : Data CD : 999 / USB : 2000
yy MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player.
yy USB Flash Drive :
Devices that support USB2.0 or USB1.1.
USB device requirement
yy Devices which require additional program
installation when you have connected it to a
computer, are not supported.
yy Do not extract the USB device while in operation.
yy Maximum folders : Data CD : 99 / USB : 200
yy For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than
a few minute to be searched.
yy File extensions : “.mp3”/ “.wma”
yy To prevent data loss, back up all data.
yy Certain MP3/WMA files may not be played
depending on the type or format of the file.
yy If you use a USB extension cable or USB hub, the
USB device is not recognized.
yy CD-ROM file format : ISO 9660/ JOLIET
yy Using NTFS file system is not supported. (Only
FAT(16/ 32) file system is supported.)
yy We recommend that you use Easy-CD Creator,
which creates an ISO 9660 file system.
The DTS is not supported. In case of DTS audio
format, audio is not output.
You have to set the disc format option to [Mastered]
in order to make the discs compatible with the LG
players when formatting rewritable discs. When
setting the option to Live File System, you cannot
use it on LG players.
(Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for
Windows Vista)
yy This unit recognizes up to 2000 files.
yy External HDD, Card readers, Locked devices, or
hard type USB devices are not supported.
yy USB port of the unit cannot be connected to PC.
The unit cannot be used as a storage device.
yy Some USB may not work with this unit.
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MP3/WMA file compatibility with this unit is limited
as follows.
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Remote control
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1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF.
B (Open/Close) : Opens and closes the disc tray.
PRESET.FOLDER W/S :
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-- Searches for a folder of MP3/WMA files. When
a CD/USB containing MP3/WMA files in several
folders is being played, press PRESET.FOLDER
W/S to select the folder you want to play.
-- Chooses a preset number for a radio station.
FUNCTION : Selects the function and input source.
MUTE @ : Mutes the sound.
VOL +/- : Adjusts speaker volume.
TUNER MEMORY :
-- Stores radio stations.
-- Deletes all the saved stations.
USB REC : USB direct recording.
SLEEP : Sets the system to turn off automatically at
a specified time.
(Dimmer : The display window will be darkened by
half.)
Battery Installation
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the
Remote Control, and insert two (size AAA) batteries
with 4 and 5 matched correctly.
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REPEAT (MENU) : Listens to your tracks/files
repeatedly or randomly.
0 to 9 numerical buttons : Selects numbered tracks,
files, or preset number.
TUNING-/+ : Selects the radio stations.
INFO
C/V (Skip/Search) :
-- Sees informations about your music. An MP3 file
often come with ID3 tag. The tag gives the Title,
Artist, Album or Time information.
-- Skips Fast backward or Forward.
-- Searches for a section within a track/file.
Z ENTER :
-- Stops playback or recording.
-- Cancels DELETE function.
d/M (Play/Pause) :
-- Starts or pauses playback.
-- Selects STEREO/MONO.
SOUND EFFECT : Chooses sound impressions.
AUTO DJ : Selects the AUTO DJ mode. (For more
information refer to page 20)
-- Sees the address of connected Bluetooth device
in Bluetooth mode.
REGION EQ : Chooses region equalizer.
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CLOCK : Sets a clock and checks a time.
ALARM : With the ALARM function you can turn
CD, USB play and Tuner reception on at a desired
time.
SET : Confirms the setting.
DELETE :
DJ EFFECT : Selects DJ EFFECT mode. (Refer to
page 19)
-- Deletes MP3/WMA files. (USB only).
JUKE BOX :
-- Deletes a song on the JUKE BOX list.
-- Selects JUKE BOX mode.
-- Makes your favorites list.
DJ LEVEL +/- : Adjusts the level of DJ EFFECT
sound.
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Front panel
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FOLDER
JUKE
BOX
R
USB REC
MASTER VOLUME
FUNCTION
BLUETOOTH
ENTER
z
I
DJ EFFECT
USER EQ
DJ EFFECT CONTROL
USER EQ LEVEL
Y
BEAT LIGHTING
/ DEMO
DELETE
FILE SEARCH
SCRATCH
X-FLASH
U
AUTO DJ
LATIN EQ
PORT.IN
MIC.
MIC VOL.
BASS BLAST
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a1/!(Power)
bDisplay window
cFUNCTION
Selects the function and input source.
dSCRATCH
Turn clockwise or counterclockwise to make
Scratch sound.
eI(Stop)
Stops playback or cancels DELETE function.
f DJ EFFECT
Selects DJ EFFECT mode. (For more informaion
refer to page 19).
gDJ EFFECT CONTROL
Adjust the DJ EFFECT level.
h Y(Skip/Search)
- Searches backward.
- Skips to the previous track/file.
iBEAT LIGHTING / DEMO
- Turn on/off the lighting effects.
- Shows Demo mode
(BEAT LIGHTING : The red LED lights up of
Speaker.)
jX-FLASH
- Selects a X-FLASH mode.
- Selects a X-FLASH level. (Refer to page 32.)
(X-FLASH : The white LED lights up of the
speakers.)
AUTO DJ
Selects the AUTO DJ mode. (For more
informaion refer to page 20).
kPORT. IN jack
MIC. jack
MIC VOL.
l
You can easily connect to Bluetooth devices
through NFC Tag. (Refer to page 23)
mFOLDER
Moves to folder and file in selection mode.
JUKE BOX
- Makes your favorites list.
- Switches on and off JUKE BOX.
nUSB 1/2 Port
You can play or record sound files by
connecting the USB device.
USB REC
Records to USB.
oMASTER VOLUME
Adjusts speaker volume.
pENTER
Selects a folder when searching a file.
DELETE
- Deletes a song on the JUKE BOX list.
- Deletes MP3/WMA files. (USB only).
qFILE SEARCH
Searches a folder and a file on CD/USB function.
rT
- Starts or pauses playback.
- Selects Stereo/Mono.
sUSER EQ
Controls sound register.
tUSER EQ LEVEL
Adjusts BASS, MIDDLE, TREBLE sound level when
setting USER EQ.
uU(Skip/Search)
- Searches forward.
- Skip to the next track/file.
vB
Opens and closes the disc tray.
w LATIN EQ
Chooses locally special equalizer.
BASS BLAST
Selects BASS BLAST or STANDARD effect directly.
xDisc tray
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BLUETOOTH
Turns to BLUETOOTH function.
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Rear panel
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a SPEAKERS connector
b SPEAKER LIGHTING SYSTEM
c AUX IN connectors (L/R)
d ANTENNA (FM)
e Power cord
>>Caution
yy Connect the power cord to wall outlet
directly if possible. Or when you use an
extension cable, it is highly recommended
to use an extension cable of 110 V / 15 A
or 230 V / 15 A, otherwise the unit may not
operate properly because of the lack of
power supply.
yy Do not overload the extension cord with
excessive electrical load.
Connecting
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How to Affix the
Ferrite Core
Connecting to
speakers
Ferrite core may not be provided depending on
each nation’s regulations.
Connect the speaker cable plugs to the SPEAKERS
connector. Make sure to connect the speaker’s plug
to the corresponding colored speaker connector
when connecting the plug.
Affix the Ferrite Core for
power cord and speaker cables
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Connecting
You must affix a ferrite core in order to reduce or
eliminate electrical interference.
1. Pull the stopper [a] of the ferrite core to open.
2. Wind the power cord around the ferrite core
once.
Wind the SPEAKER LIGHTING SYSTEM cables
around the ferrite core once.
3. Close the ferrite core until it clicks.
Attaching the speaker light
cables to the unit
To connect the speaker light cable to the unit,
insert the cable to SPEAKER LIGHTING SYSTEM
connectors on the unit.
>>Caution
yy Make sure that the jacks and the speakers
are matched correctly.
yy Make sure to connect the cables to
connectors tightly on the unit.
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Connecting
Stacking the speakers
You can listen to the best sound quality when you
stack the speakers. Refer to the below.
Before stacking
You have to position the unit and the speakers
before connecting the speakers. Note that the
illustrations below are differ from the actual unit.
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Stacking the speakers
Connecting
1. You install Subwoofer speaker on a flat surface.
(It is recommended that at least two people to
carry by left and right).
2. Attach the rubber foot on the Subwoofer
speaker.
3. As shown below, Front speaker place on
Subwoofer speaker.
>>Caution
yy Do not try to lift the speaker alone. It needs
two persons to lift the speaker. Otherwise
it may result in the speaker malfunction
and cause personal injury and/or property
damage.
yy When you connect the speakers to the unit,
make sure to connect the speaker’s cable
and plug to the corresponding speaker
connector.
yy Check the volume level before playing
music to prevent infirm, child, and pregnant
women from being shocked by the sudden
and loud sound from the unit.
yy Do not use the unit in a limited space.
It may damage a person’s hearing. It is
recommended to use it in a wide space.
yy Be careful to make sure children not to put
their hands or any objects into the opening
speaker duct hole.
yy The speakers contain magnet parts, so color
irregularity may occur on the TV screen or
PC monitor screen. Please use the speakers
far away from either TV screen or PC
monitor.
yy Avoid looking at the speaker lights for a
long time. It may cause damage to eyesight.
,,Note
Do not remove the Rubber foot after the
attachment. When it is removed, there will be
sticking trace left.
Connecting
Optional Equipment
Connection
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PORT. IN Connection
Connect an output (earphone or line out) of
portable device (MP3 or PMP etc) to the
PORT. IN connector.
AUX IN Connection
Connect an output of auxiliary device (Camcorder,
TV, Player, etc) to the AUX IN (L/R) connector.
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Connecting
If your device has only one output for audio
(mono), connect it to the left audio jack on the unit.
Portable cable
White
Audio cable
Red
MP3 player etc.
Listening to music from your
portable player or external device
The unit can be used to play the music from many
types of portable player or external device.
DVD, Blu-ray player etc.
1. Connect the portable player to the PORT. IN
connector of the unit.
Or
Connect the external device to the AUX IN
connector of the unit.
2. Turn the power on by pressing 1/!.
3.Press FUNCTION to select AUX or PORTABLE
Function.
4. Turn on the portable player or external device
and start it playing.
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Connecting
USB Connection
Antenna Connection
Connect a USB device (or MP3 player, etc.) to the
USB ports on the unit.
Connect the supplied FM antenna for listening to
the radio.
USB device
Connect the FM wire antenna to the FM antenna
connector.
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FM antenna
Connecting
,,Note
Removing the USB device from the unit :
1. Choose a different function/mode or
press Z ENTER on the remote control
or I on the unit twice in a row.
2. Remove the USB device from the unit.
,,Note
Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna.
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Basic Operations
CD/USB Operations
1. Insert the disc by pressing B
Or connect the USB device to the USB port.
2. Select CD or USB function by pressing
FUNCTION.
To
Press C/V on the remote
control or Y/U on the unit to
go to the next/previous track/file.
-- During Playback,
(1) By using C/V buttons :
Press V on the remote control or
U on the unit to go to the next
track/file.
Skipping to
the next/ Playing less than 2 seconds, press
previous C on the remote control or
track/file Y on the unit to go to the
previous track/file.
Playing after 3 seconds, press C
on the remote control or Y on
the unit to go to the beginning of
the track/file.
(2) By using FILE SEARCH :
Rotate FILE SEARCH on the unit
and press d/M to play the track/
file.
Press REPEAT(MENU) on the
Playing
remote control repeatedly. Refer
repeatedly or
to the note for details about the
randomly
display change.
,,Note
yy The display changes in the following order.
USB
MP3/WMA CD AUDIO CD
REPEAT TRK
REPEAT TRK
REPEAT TRK
REPEAT *DIR
REPEAT DIR
-
REPEAT ALL
REPEAT ALL
REPEAT ALL
RANDOM
RANDOM
RANDOM
OFF
OFF
OFF
*DIR : Directory
yy When you play JUKE BOX list, only REPEAT
TRK and REPEAT ALL are available.
yy Even after restarting the unit or switching
one function to another, you can listen to
music from the point where it’s last been
played.
yy The next file name is displayed every 30
seconds. (Except RANDOM play, AUTO DJ
RANDOM play, the last file of playlist, etc.)
yy If you leave the disc tray open for 5 minutes,
it will close automatically.
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Operating
Do this
Press Z ENTER on the remote
Stop
control or I on the unit.
Press d/M on the remote control
Playback
or T on the unit.
Press d/M on the remote control
Pause
or T on the unit during playback.
Searching Press C/V on the remote
for a section control or Y/U on the unit
within a track/ during playback and release it at
file
the point you want to listen to.
Selecting Press 0 to 9 numerical buttons on
a track/file the remote control to go to the
directly
desired file or track directly.
-- In stop status,
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Auto Play
-- AUDIO/MP3/WMA CD is played automatically
after Disc tray is open and then closed.
-- Automatically switches to the CD function if Disc
tray is open and then closed when there is no
disc in Disc tray.
,,Note
yy CD / USB Folders/Files are recognized as
below.
*
Selecting a folder and
an MP3/WMA file
On the unit
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1.Press FOLDER and rotate FILE SEARCH until a
desired folder appears.
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2.Press ENTER and rotate FILE SEARCH until a
desired file appears. Press T to play it.
On the remote control
1.Press PRESET.FOLDER W/S on the remote
control repeatedly until a desired folder appears.
2.Press d/M to play it. The first file of folder will
play.
yy If there is no file in a folder, the folder will
not appear.
yy Folders will be presented as the following
order;
ROOT FOLDER 1 FOLDER 3 FOLDER
7 FOLDER 8 FOLDER 5 FOLDER 6
yy File will be played from $ file No.1 to $ file
No.14 one by one.
yy Files and folders will be presented in order
recorded and may be presented differently
according to the record circumstances.
yy *ROOT : The first screen you can see when a
computer recognize the USB is “ROOT”.
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Deleting an MP3/WMA file
You can delete file, folder or format by pressing
DELETE. This function is supported only in stop
status. (USB only)
1. -Select the file you want to delete and press
DELETE.
-Select the folder you want to delete by
pressing FOLDER and rotating FILE SEARCH
on the unit and press DELETE.
Or select the folder you want to delete by
pressing PRESET.FOLDER W/S on the remote
control and press DELETE.
-Press and hold DELETE to format the USB
device.
Or
Playback effect
The unit supports various sound and playback
effects : DJ EFFECT, SCRATCH, AUTO DJ.
DJ EFFECT
It allows you to enjoy DJ EFFECT such as Flanger/
Phaser/Chorus/Delay sound effect.
1. Press DJ EFFECT to select a desired DJ EFFECT
(FLANGER, PHASER, CHORUS, DELAY, OFF).
2. Turn DJ EFFECT CONTROL clockwise or
counterclockwise to adjust the DJ EFFECT level
between 0 to 15.
yy The DJ EFFECT mode display for 3 seconds
when DJ EFFECT Key is inputed.
The display changes in the following order.
yy The gage starts at the beginning with an
initial 7 level.
2. To delete file/folder or format, press d/M on the
remote control or press T on the unit.
If you want to exit the current mode, press
Z ENTER on the remote control or press I on
the unit.
>>Caution
yy Do not extract the USB device during
operation. (play, delete, etc.)
yy Regular back up is recommended to
prevent data loss.
yy The delete function may not be supported
according to the USB status. (lock, etc.)
yy The current gage level is displayed when
adjusting gage.
yy If the function changed or the unit is turned
off and on, DJ EFFECT mode with DJ EFFECT
is turned off.
SCRATCH Effect
You can output and mix the sound effects of the
SCRATCH.
Rotating SCRATCH to mix the scratch sound.
-- You can hear effect of scratch sound depending
on the direction in which you rotate SCRATCH.
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Operating
,,Note
Press DELETE repeatedly during selecting the
MP3/WMA file.
- DEL FILE? : Deletes file
- DEL FOLDER? : Deletes folder
- FORMAT? : Formats USB
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AUTO DJ
Auto DJ blends the end of one song into the
beginning of another for seamless playback.
It equalizes volume across tracks/files for
uninterrupted playback.
Press AUTO DJ on the remote control repeatedly,
the display changes as followings. RANDOM
(AUTO DJ RANDOM) -> REPEAT ALL (AUTO DJ
SEQUENTIAL) -> (AUTO DJ OFF)
Mode
OFF
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Display
Window
(AUTO DJ OFF)
Description
-
Operating
RANDOM
RANDOM
(AUTO DJ
RANDOM)
The music is
played randomly
on this mode.
REPEAT
REPEAT ALL
(AUTO DJ
SEQUENTIAL)
The music is
played repeatedly
on this mode.
,,Note
yy AUTO DJ mode does not support searching
for a section within a track/file or to play
repeatedly or randomly.
yy If you move to other functions or stop the
music using I on the unit (or Z ENTER
on the remote control) on AUTO DJ mode,
AUTO DJ will be disable.
yy AUTO DJ is not supported in the music file
whose length is less than 60 seconds.
yy During recording, AUTO DJ is not available.
yy Only AUTO DJ SEQUENTIAL is selected when
played JUKE BOX list.
Operating
Using Bluetooth®
wireless 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.
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)
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 activated on your
Bluetooth device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s
user guide. Once a pairing operation is performed,
it does not need to be performed again.
1. Select the Bluetooth function by using
FUNCTION until BLUETOOTH function is
selected or pressing BLUETOOTH on the unit.
“BLUETOOTH READY” appears on the display
window.
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 CM9550(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 CM9550(08)” on your
Bluetooth device.
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device type,
some devices may have a different pairing
process. Enter the PIN code (0000) as
needed.
yy You can connect this unit with up to 3
Bluetooth devices simultaneously using the
same method as described above, only in
the Bluetooth function.
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 devices
(Ex: Dongle etc.) will not support multi
pairing.
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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.
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22 Operating
3. When this unit is successfully connected with
your Bluetooth device, “BLUETOOTH PAIRED”
appears on the display window and change to
Bluetooth device name soon.
,,Note
yy "BLUETOOTH PAIRED" will momentarily
appear on the display when you connect
other devices for multi pairing.
yy If the device name is unavailable, “_” will be
displayed.
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4. Listen to music.
To play a music stored on your Bluetooth
device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user
guide.
Operating
,,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 certain
situations as described 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 Even if this unit connected up to 3 Bluetooth
devices in the Bluetooth mode, you can play
and control music by using only one of the
connected devices.
,,Note
yy When this unit connected with multiple
Bluetooth devices, only one device which
you are playing keeps Bluetooth connection
when you change the function to the
others.
yy The sound may be interrupted when the
connection has interference from other
electronic devices.
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.
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 a Bluetooth device is not connected,
“BLUETOOTH READY” appears on the display
window.
yy When you use the BLUETOOTH function,
adjust the volume to a proper level on the
Bluetooth device.
yy If it is not in the BLUETOOTH function, only
one device can be connected.
yy If a Bluetooth device is connected when
using LG TV, LG TV is disconnected and the
Bluetoothd device is connected.
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.
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Pairing your unit and
Bluetooth device through NFC
Tag
About NFC Tag
Connect to the Bluetooth by using the
Bluetooth devices that support NFC(Near Field
Communication) .
1. Activate the NFC feature of your NFC-enabled
phone.
2. Turn on the unit.
3. Tag the back of your NFC-enabled phone over
the unit.
JUKE
BOX
USB REC
MASTER VOLUME
FUNCTION
BLUETOOTH
ENTER
DELETE
FILE SEARCH
SCRATCH
z
I
4. “BLUETOOTH PAIRED” is displayed on the unit if
Bluetooth pairing is successful.
DJ EFFECT
USER EQ
DJ EFFECT CONTROL
USER EQ LEVEL
Y
U
5. You can listen to music played on this unit using
your Bluetooth device.
BEAT LIGHTING
/ DEMO
X-FLASH
AUTO DJ
LATIN EQ
PORT.IN
MIC.
MIC VOL.
BASS BLAST
B
yy NFC Recognition area may be different
depending on the type of Bluetooth
device. Please check the position of NFC
recognition area of the Bluetooth device
before tagging.
yy If the screen of the Bluetooth device is
locked, the device may not recognize the
NFC Tag.
yy In some cases, the device may not recognize
the NFC.
-- When the case of the Bluetooth devices is
chrome-plated material.
-- According to the material and thickness of
the case on the Bluetooth device.
-- According to the performance of the NFC
of the Bluetooth devices.
yy Android O/S : Ver 4.1.2 (or later)
yy You must activate the NFC feature of your
NFC-enabled phone.
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FOLDER
R
,,Note
yy Please use a device which has the NFC
feature.
24 Operating
Using the Music Flow
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.
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To enjoy more features, you are recommended to
download and install free “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app.
Operating
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.
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
connected to the Internet.
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
equipped with “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”.
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Activate Bluetooth with “Music
Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app helps to connect your
Bluetooth device to this unit.
,,Note
yy “Music Flow Bluetooth ” app will be available
in the software version as follow;
-- Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later)
2. Tap [Menu] and select the unit you want.
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.
3. If you want to get more information to operate,
tap [Setting] and turn on the User guide.
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device, “Music
Flow Bluetooth ” app may not work.
1. Tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” app icon on the
home screen to open “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, and go to the main menu.
yy After connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth ”
app, music may be output from your device.
In this case, try connecting procedure again.
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 Check Bluetooth setting on your Bluetooth
device if “Music Flow Bluetooth ” app
connection does not work well.
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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.
26 Operating
Radio Operations
Presetting the Radio Stations
Be sure that FM antenna is connected. (Refer to
page 16)
Before tuning, make sure to turn down the volume.
Listening to the radio
1.Press FUNCTION until FM appears in the
display window.
The last received station is tuned in.
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Operating
2. Auto tuning :
Press and hold TUNING-/+ on the remote
control or Y/U on the unit for about two
seconds until the frequency indication starts to
change, then release. Scanning stops when the
unit tunes in a station.
Or
Manual tuning :
Press TUNING-/+ on the remote control or
Y/U on the unit repeatedly.
3. Adjust the volume by rotating volume knob on
the unit or by pressing VOL +/- on the remote
control repeatedly.
Improving poor FM reception
Press T on the unit or d/M on the remote
control. This will change the tuner from stereo to
mono and usually improve the reception.
You can preset 50 stations for FM.
1.Press FUNCTION until FM appears in the display
window.
2. Select the desired frequency by pressing
TUNING -/+ on the remote control or
Y/U on the unit.
3.Press TUNER MEMORY on the remote control.
A preset number will blink in the display
window.
4.Press PRESET.FOLDER W/S on the remote
control to select the preset number you want.
5.Press TUNER MEMORY on the remote control.
The station is stored.
6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to store other stations.
7. To listen a preset station, press
PRESET.FOLDER W/S or 0 to 9 numerical
buttons on the remote control.
Deleting all the saved stations
1. Press and hold TUNER MEMORY on the remote
control for two seconds.
“ERASE ALL?” will flash up on the unit display.
2.Press TUNER MEMORY on the remote control
to erase all the saved radio stations.
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Sound adjustment
Setting the sound mode
This system has a number of pre-set surround
sound fields. You can select a sound mode you
want by using SOUND EFFECT on the remote
control.
The displayed items for the Equalizer may be
different depending on sound sources and effects.
STANDARD
You can enjoy optimized sound.
,,Note
yy On some speakers, sound may not be heard
or heard in low sound depending on the
sound mode.
yy Maybe you need to reset the sound mode,
after switching the input, sometimes even
after the sound track/file changed.
On Display
Description
yy By pressing BASS BLAST on the unit you
can directly select the STANDARD or
BASS BLAST effect.
NATURAL
You can enjoy comfortable and
natural sound.
yy By pressing LATIN EQ on the unit, you can
directly select various latin equalizers.
(Optional)
Regionally optimized sound
effect.
(FORRO/FUNK/SERTANEJO/
DANGDUT/ARABIC/PERSIAN/
INDIA/REGUETON/MERENGUE/
SALSA/SAMBA/CUMBIA/AFRO/
AXE/TECNO BREGA)
Setting the USER EQ
You can adjust the sound level of Bass, Middle and
Treble as your preference.
1.Press USER EQ on the unit. “USER EQ” is
displayed.
AUTO EQ
Realizes the sound equalizer that
is the most similar to the genre
of which is included in the MP3
ID3 tag of song files.
2. Select Bass, Middle or Treble by pressing USER
EQ on the unit while “USER EQ” is displayed.
POP
CLASSIC
JAZZ
ROCK
This program lends an
enthusiastic atmosphere to the
sound, giving you the feeling
you are at an actual rock, pop,
jazz or classic concert.
4. Press USER EQ to save the setting.
MP3OPTIMIZER
This function is optimized
for compressible MP3 file. It
improves the treble sound.
BASS BLAST
Reinforces the treble, bass and
surround sound effect.
LOUDNESS
Improves the bass and treble
sound.
FOOTBALL
You can enjoy the sound effect
FOOTBALL STADIUM.
FLAT
Provides balanced sound.
BOOST
Boosts the mid-range for sound
reinforcement.
TREBLE/BASS
Reinforces the treble and bass.
3. Adjust the sound level by rotating USER EQ
LEVEL.
Operating
Local
Specialization
equalizer
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28 Operating
Advanced Operations
Recording to USB
You can record a various sound source to USB.
(CD, AUX, AUX-MIC ,PORTABLE, Tuner, USB)
1. Connect the USB device to the unit.
2. Select a function in which you want to record
by pressing FUNCTION.
One track/file recording - You can record to USB
after playing a track/file you want.
All tracks/files recording - You can record to USB
in full stop status.
JUKE BOX list recording - After showing the
JUKE BOX list, you can record it to USB.
(Refer to the pag 30)
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Operating
3. Start the recording by pressing USB REC on the
remote control or
USB REC on the unit.
- If you connect both USB1 and USB2, press
T to record to USB1 or press I to record to
USB2.
4. To stop recording, press I on the unit or
Z ENTER on the remote control.
Pausing recording
During recording, press T on the unit or d/M
on the remote control to pause recording. Press it
again to restart recording.
(Tuner/AUX/AUX-MIC/PORTABLE only)
To select recording bit rate and
speed
1. Press and hold
USB REC on the unit or
USB REC on the remote control for 3 seconds.
2.Press C/V on the remote control or
Y/U on the unit to select a bit rate.
3.Press
USB REC on the unit or USB REC on
the remote control again to set.
4.Press C/V on the remote control or
Y/U on the unit to select a desired
recording speed. (AUDIO CD only)
X1 SPEED
- You can listen to music while recording it.
X2 SPEED
- You can just record the music file.
5.Press
USB REC on the unit or USB REC on
the remote control to finish the setting.
USB Copying
You can copy audio files in USB 1 to USB 2.
1. Connect a USB device including desired sound
files to USB port (1) and select USB 1 Function.
2. Connect another USB device to USB port (2).
3.Press
USB REC on the unit or USB REC on
the remote control.
4. To stop recording, press I on the unit or
Z ENTER on the remote control.
The making of unauthorized copies of copyprotected material, including computer
programs, files, broadcasts and sound
recordings, may be an infringement of
copyrights and constitute a criminal offense.
This equipment should not be used for such
purposes.
Be responsible
Respect copyrights
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,,Note
yy You can check the recording percentage
rate for the USB record on the display
window during the recording. (MP3/WMA,
CD Only)
yy During recording MP3/WMA, there is no
sound.
yy For stable recording, the output sound level
goes down on its own when you record
music from CD to USB.
yy You can only change volume level between
MIN and 10 during recording. (Only CD
function)
yy You can control recorded MIC sound
according to MIC volume.
yy You may not store more than 2000 files.
yy You can not record in AUTO DJ mode.
yy On CD function, sound of MIC, SCRATCH or
DJ EFFECT is recorded only during AUDIO
CD X1 speed REC. It is recorded AUDIO CD
source too.
yy In case of the unsupported MP3/WMA file,
the file recording may be stopped.
yy It’ll be stored as follows.
yy Do not remove the USB device or turn off
the unit during USB recording. If does not,
an incomplete file may be made and not
deleted on PC.
AUDIO CD
MP3/WMA
yy If USB recording does not work, the
message like “NO USB”, “ERROR”, “USB FULL”
or “NO REC” is displayed on the display
window.
The other source*
Tuner
yy Multi card reader device or External HDD
can not be used for USB recording.
yy A file is recorded by about 512 Mbyte when
you record for a long term.
* : AUX and the like.
Tuner : The current recording frequency is
shown.
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Operating
yy When you stop recording during playback,
the file that has been recorded at that time
will be stored. (Except MP3/WMA files)
,,Note
yy You can record various sound using DJ
EFFECT or SCRATCH Effect. (Except USB
Copying)
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JUKE BOX Playback
Editing JUKE BOX
JUKE BOX function enables you to make a playlist of
your favourite tracks/files from a disc or USB device.
A playlist of up to 100 tracks/files can be entered
for each media (CD, USB1,USB2). Possible to save a
total of 300 tracks/files.
It is supported only on stop status.
Making JUKE BOX list
1. Press and hold JUKE BOX on the unit to enter
the edit mode.
2.Press PRESET.FOLDER W/S on the remote
control to select a track/file to edit.
3.Press C/V to save the track/file.
It is supported only on stop status.
4.Press JUKE BOX.
1. Press and hold JUKE BOX to enter the edit
mode.
5. Repeat 2 to 3 to store the other tracks/files.
2. Select a track/file by pressing C/V on the
remote control or by turning FILE SEARCH on
the unit.
To play the JUKE BOX list, press d/M after you edit
the list.
6.Press JUKE BOX once again.
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3. Press JUKE BOX to save the track/file.
Deleting JUKE BOX list
Operating
4. Repeat steps 2 - 3 to store the other tracks/files.
(You can modify the list by pressing PRESET.
FOLDER W/S on the remote control to select
the JUKE BOX program number.)
Deleting function only works in the edit mode.
5. Press JUKE BOX once again.
To play the JUKE BOX list, press d/M after you
make the list.
,,Note
yy When making or modifying the JUKE BOX
list, REPEAT mode is off.
Enjoying JUKE BOX
Press JUKE BOX twice on stop status. “JUKE BOX
ON” appears on the display window. To play JUKE
BOX list, press d/M on the remote control or T
on the unit.
To cancel it, press JUKE BOX twice. “JUKE BOX OFF”
appears on the display window.
1. Press and hold JUKE BOX on the remote control
to enter the edit mode.
2. Select a song by pressing PRESET.FOLDER W/
S on the remote control repeatedly.
3.Press DELETE while a song is selected.
,,Note
yy To check the status of JUKE BOX, press JUKE
BOX once. You can also check it by the word
“PROG.” on the display window.
yy If there is no JUKE BOX list, “JUKE BOX NONE”
appears on the display window when you
press JUKE BOX.
yy JUKE BOX is switched off in the case below.
-- Changing to a different function.
-- Turning off and on the unit.
-- Operating the numeric buttons on the
remote control.
-- Playing a file by using FOLDER and FILE
SEARCH on the unit.
yy JUKE BOX list is cleared in the case below.
-- Removing the disc or the USB device.
-- Deleting or recording music files in the
USB device.
Operating
Other Operations
Turn off the sound temporarily
Press MUTE@ on the remote control to mute
your sound.
You can mute your unit, for example, to answer
the telephone, the mute icon “Q” is blinked in the
display window.
To cancel it, press MUTE@ again or change the
volume level.
CHILDSAFE Mode
To turn on CHILDSAFE mode, press and hold ENTER
on the unit when the volume of the unit is “MIN”.
In CHILDSAFE mode, the volume increase gradually.
To turn off CHILDSAFE mode, press and hold ENTER
on the unit when the volume of the unit is “MIN”
and this mode is turned on.
,,Note
In case of CD, USB or BLUETOOTH function,
CHILDSAFE mode does not work after about
2 minutes from power on the unit even if this
mode is enabled.
Displaying file information
(ID3 TAG)
While playing an MP3 file containing file
information, you can display the information by
pressing INFO.
DEMO
In the power off state, press BEAT LIGHTING/
DEMO on the unit once. The unit will power on and
display the each of functions with demo sound in
the display window. To cancel the DEMO function,
press BEAT LIGHTING/DEMO once more.
,,Note
yy While in DEMO, this unit will keep DEMO
status even if you unplug the power cord
connection.
yy You can enjoy other functions during the
DEMO, the DEMO will temporarily pause.
- Without
input key in 10 sec, the DEMO will
play back automatically.
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Operating
This function helps to prevent you from being
surprised when you turn on the unit in case that
the volume of the unit is set at a high level.
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32 Operating
Using Microphone
It is available on the function as follows : CD, USB 1,
USB 2, AUX-MIC, LG TV and BLUETOOTH.
1. Connect your microphone to the MIC jack.
2. Play the music you want.
3. Sing along with the accompaniment. Adjust
the microphone volume by rotating MIC VOL.
clockwise or counterclockwise on the unit.
,,Note
3
yy When not using the microphone, set the
MIC VOL. to minimum or turn off the MIC
and remove the microphone from the MIC
jack.
Operating
yy If the microphone is set too near the
speaker, a howling sound may be produced.
In this case, move the microphone away
from the speaker or decrease the sound
level by using the MIC VOL..
yy If sound through the microphone is
extremely loud, it may be distorted. In this
case, rotate MIC VOL. to minimum.
yy AUX-MIC function enables only your voice
to output.
Switching on and off the BEAT
LIGHTING
BEAT LIGHTING : The function is to light
automatically to the music sound when music is
being played.
You can select on/off mode of the speaker light by
pressing BEAT LIGHTING/DEMO on the unit.
Using X-FLASH
X-FLASH : The function is to create an atmosphere
of Club by operating lighting automatically or
manually when a strong beat music is being played.
1. Press the X-FLASH on the unit.
2. You can X-FLASH level by pressing the X-FLASH.
The display window changes each time
OFF LEVEL1
OFF
LEVEL2
LEVEL3
LEVEL4
3. Play the level you want.
,,Note
yy X-FLASH function enables in all functions.
yy X-FLASH mode is retained previous mode
when you press the X-FLASH.
yy X-FLASH effect depend on the LEVEL.
yy The BEAT LIGHTING and X-FLASH may not
work properly according to Low Input level
or Connected external device (Low Volume,
Device Type, Play sound source, connection
mode, etc.).
yy The BEAT LIGHTING and X-FLASH (Level 1)
are the LED lights up only during operation
(Disc playback, USB playback, Radio
Listening, and other external input). It is only
possible when the unit is in operation.
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Setting the Clock
1. Turn the unit on.
2. Press and hold CLOCK.
3. Select time mode by pressing C/V on
the remote control.
- AM 12:00 (for an AM and PM display) or 0:00
(for a 24 hour display)
4.Press SET to confirm your selection.
5. Select the hours by pressing C/V on the
remote control.
6.Press SET.
7. Select the minutes by pressing C/V on
the remote control.
,,Note
yy If you set the clock time, you can check the
time by pressing CLOCK even when the
player is turned off.
yy You can set alarm after you set the clock
time.
yy If you set the clock time and alarm, you
can check the alarm icon “(“ by pressing
CLOCK even when the unit is turned off.
yy If you set the clock time and alarm, you
can check the alarm icon “(“ and setting
informaiton by pressing ALARM even when
the unit is turned off.
yy You can select ALARM ON/OFF mode by
pressing ALARM.
Setting the Clock through
“Music Flow Bluetooth” App
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” app on your Android
device. (Refer to page 24)
Your unit’s clock will be automatically synchronized
with your device by activating Bluetooth
connection through “Music Flow Bluetooth” app.
Using your player as an alarm
clock
1. Turn the unit on.
Sleep Timer Setting
Press SLEEP repeatedly to select delay time
between 10 and 180 minutes. After the delay time,
the unit will be turned off.
To cancel the sleep function, press SLEEP
repeatedly until “SLEEP 10” appears, and then press
SLEEP once again while “SLEEP 10” is displayed.
,,Note
yy You can check the remaining time before
the unit is turned off.
yy Press SLEEP. The remaining time appears in
the display window.
2. Press and hold ALARM.
3. Press C/V on the remote control to
change the hours and minutes and press SET to
save.
4. Press C/V on the remote control to
select function and press SET to save.
- Press C/V on the remote control to
select a memory No. when you select Tuner
and then, press SET.
If there is no memory No., this step is skipped.
5. Press C/V on the remote control to
change the volume and press SET to save. The
clock icon “(” shows that the alarm is set.
Dimmer
Press SLEEP once. The display window will
be darkened by half. To cancel it, press SLEEP
repeatedly until dim off.
,,Note
yy All the LED turns off when Dimmer is being
operated.
Operating
8.Press SET.
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34 Operating
Auto power down
This unit will turn itself off to save electricity in the
case were the main unit is not connected to an
external device and is not used for 20 minutes.
The unit will also turn itself off after six hours if the
Main unit has been connected to another device
using the analog inputs.
How to disconnect the wireless
network connection or the wireless
device.
3
Turn off the unit by pressing the power button for
more than 5 seconds.
Operating
AUTO POWER On
This unit automatically turns on by an input source :
LG TV or Bluetooth
If you try to connect your Bluetooth device, this
unit turns on and connects your Bluetooth device.
You can play your music.
,,Note
yy Depending on the connected device, this
function may not operate.
yy Depending on the connected device, the
unit turns on but Bluetooth function may
not be connected.
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 turning off the unit.
yy If you try to connect to the “Music Flow
Bluetooth” app, Bluetooth function of this
unit is turned on.
yy If you turn on the unit using LG TV or
Bluetooth function, proper function of this
unit is turned on.
yy If you have already paired with this unit,
automatically this unit can turn on by an
input source when this unit is turned off.
yy If you turn off the unit by pressing the
power button for more than 5 seconds, Auto
Power On function is disabled. To activate it,
turn on the unit.
Auto function change
This unit recognizes input signals such as
Bluetooth and LG TV and then changes suitable
function automatically.
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.
When LG TV is connected
When you turn on your LG TV connected by LG
Sound Sync, this unit changes the function to LG
TV. You can hear the sound from your TV.
,,Note
yy This function is not available during
recording or deleting.
yy This function only works with devices that
were previously connected.
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LG Sound Sync
You can control some functions of this unit by
your TV’s remote control with LG Sound Sync. It
is compatible with LG TV that supports LG Sound
Sync. Make sure your TV has the LG Sound Sync
logo.
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.
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 If the connection fails, check the conditions
of this unit and your TV : power, function.
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 to a different function.
-- 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.
yy If you try to change the function on using
the LG TV function, volume will be change
according to the LG TV volume level.
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the manufacturers or models of your TV.
yy If you connect LG Sound Sync when “Music
Flow Bluetooth” app is connected, control
through the app is available.
yy If you turned off the unit directly by
pressing 1/!(Power), LG Sound Sync will
be disconnected. To use this function again,
you should reconnect the TV and the unit.
yy If an LG TV is connected when using
Bluetooth, Bluetooth is disconnected and
the LG TV is connected.
2. Press FUNCTION until LG TV function is selected.
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)]
When the TV is not connected, “LG TV READY”
appears on the display window.
If the TV and this unit are connected normally,
“LG TV PAIRED” will be appear on the display
window.
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Operating
,,Note
1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1/!(Power).
36 Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
General
Problem
Cause & Solution
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.
yy The power cord is not plugged in. Plug in the power cord.
No Power.
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No sound.
yy Check whether electricity failed.
Check the condition by operating other electronic devices.
yy Check whether you select right function.
Press FUNCTION and check the selected function.
Troubleshooting
yy Check to see if the Speakers are connected correctly. Speaker cables
connected correctly.
yy An unplayable disc is inserted. Check the playable disc.
The unit does not start
playback.
yy No disc is inserted. Insert a disc.
yy The disc is dirty. Clean the disc. (Refer to page 40)
yy The disc is inserted upside down.
Place the disc with the label or printed side facing upwards.
yy The antenna is positioned or connected poorly.
Connect the antenna securely.
Radio stations cannot
be tuned in properly.
yy The signal strength of the radio station is too weak.
Tune to the station manually.
yy No stations have been preset or preset stations have been cleared (when
tuning by scanning preset channels).
Preset some radio stations, see page 26 for details.
Troubleshooting 37
Problem
Cause & Solution
yy The remote control is too far from the unit.
Operate the remote control within about 23 ft (7 m).
yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
The remote control
Remove the obstacle.
does not work properly.
yy The batteries in the remote control are exhausted.
Replace the batteries with new ones.
No speaker light
yy Check whether the speaker light cables are connected to the unit correctly.
Connect the speaker light cables to the unit correctly.
yy Check the speaker light effects by pressing BEAT LIGHTING/DEMO or
X-FLASH.
yy Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync.
LG Sound Sync does
not work.
yy Check connection of LG Sound Sync.
yy Check sound setting of your TV and this unit.
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Troubleshooting
38 Appendix
General specifications
General
Power requirements
Refer to the main label.
Refer to the main label.
Power consumption
Networked standby : 0,5 W
(If all network ports are activated.)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
290 mm x 349 mm x 370 mm
Net Weight (Approx.)
5,9 kg
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
Operating humidity
60 %
Bus Power Supply
5 V 0 500 mA
Inputs
AUX IN
2,0 Vrms (1 kHz, 0 dB), 600 Ω, RCA jack (L, R)
PORT. IN
1,2 Vrms (3.5 Ø jack)
MIC
30 mV
Tuner
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FM Tuning Range
87,5 to 108,0 MHz or 87,50 to 108,00 MHz
Appendix
CD
Frequency Response
40 to 20 000 Hz
Signal-to-noise ratio
75 dB
Dynamic range
80 dB
Amplifier
Total output
2800 W
Front
470 W x 2 (6 Ω at 1 kHz)
Surround
470 W x 2 (6 Ω at 1 kHz)
Subwoofer
460 W x 2 (6 Ω at 60 Hz)
THD
20 %
yy Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Appendix 39
Speakers specifications
Front speaker
Type
2 Way 2 Speaker
Impedance
6Ω
Rated Input Power
470 W
Max. Input power
940 W
Surround speaker
Type
1 Way 1 speaker
Impedance
6Ω
Rated Input Power
470 W
Max. Input power
940 W
Net Dimensions (W x H x D)
425 mm x 505 mm x 351 mm
Net Weight
13,2 kg
Subwoofer
1 Way 1 speaker
Impedance
6Ω
Rated Input Power
460 W
Max. Input power
920 W
Net Dimensions (W x H x D)
425 mm x 505 mm x 354 mm
Net Weight
12,7 kg
yy Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Trademarks and Licenses
Bluetooth® wireless technology is a system which allows radio contact between electronic devices.
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
Type
40 Appendix
Maintenance
Handling the Unit
When shipping the unit
Notes on Discs
Handling Discs
Never stick paper or tape on the disc.
Storing Discs
Keeping the exterior surfaces clean
After playing, store the disc in its case. Do not
expose the disc to direct sunlight or sources of heat
and never leave it in a parked car exposed to direct
sunlight.
Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray
near the unit. Wiping with strong pressure may
damage the surface. Do not leave rubber or plastic
products in contact with the unit for a long period
of time.
Cleaning Discs
Cleaning the unit
Fingerprints and dust on the disc can cause poor
picture quality and sound distortion. Before playing,
clean the disc with a clean cloth. Wipe the disc from
the center to out.
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.
Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol,
benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners,
or anti-static spray intended for old vinyl records.
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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.
Maintaining the Unit
Appendix
The unit is a high-tech, precision device. If the
optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty
or worn, the picture quality could be diminished.
For details, please contact your nearest authorized
service center.
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