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_Rev03 www.lg.com Copyright © LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved. OWNER’S MANUAL LG Wi-Fi Sound Bar Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. MODEL SL8YG (SL8YG, SPL8-W)

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Getting Started 2 Getting Started 1 Safety Information CAUTION 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: Do not use high voltage products around this product. (ex. Electrical swatter) This product may malfunction due to electrical shock. 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: 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 should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product shall not be placed in a built- in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instruction has been adhered to. CAUTION: No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the apparatus. 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. CAUTION concerning the Power Cord The Power Plug is the disconnecting device. In case of an emergency, the Power Plug must remain readily accessible. Check the specification page of this owner’s manual to be certain of the current requirements. Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous. Any of these conditions could result in electric shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your device, and if its appearance indicates damage or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the device, and have the cord replaced with an exact replacement part by an authorized service center. Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the device. CAUTION: 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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Getting Started 3 Getting Started 1 Symbols ~ Refers to alternating current (AC). 0 Refers to direct current (DC). Refers to class II equipment. 1 Refers to stand-by. ! Refers to “ON” (power). Refers to dangerous voltage.

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Table of Contents 4 2 Connecting 16 Network connection 16 – Installing “Google Home” App 17 – Launch the app to connect Wi-Fi 18 Organizing cables 18 Connecting the AC Adapter 18 Wireless subwoofer and rear speaker (Sold Separately) connection 18 – Wireless subwoofer connection 20 – Rear speakers connection (Sold Separately) 21 – Surround sound 24 – How to Affix the Ferrite Core 25 Connecting to your TV 25 – Using an OPTICAL cable 25 – LG Sound Sync 27 – Using an HDMI cable 27 – ARC (Audio Return Channel) function 27 – What is SIMPLINK? 28 – Additional information for HDMI 29 Optional equipment connection 29 – DOLBY ATMOS® 29 – DTS:X® 30 – HDMI IN connection 30 – OPTICAL IN connection 31 – USB connection 1 Getting Started 2 Safety Information 6 Introduction 7 Front panel 9 Rear panel 10 Remote control 13 Installing the sound bar 14 Mounting the main unit on a wall Table of Contents

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Table of Contents 5 1 2 3 4 5 3 Operating 34 USB operation 35 How to use the Google Assistant 35 – Talk to the Google Assistant 37 – Reference site for Google Assistant Help 38 Control your TV and Sound Bar with Voice command 38 – Available voice commands 40 “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” 40 – Installing “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” App 41 Using a Bluetooth Wireless Technology 41 – About Bluetooth 41 – Bluetooth profiles 41 – Listening to Music of a Bluetooth Device 44 Other operations 44 – Using your TV remote control 44 – AUTO POWER On/Off 45 – Auto function change 46 Standby mode 46 – Standby mode 46 – Networked standby mode 46 Reset the Speaker 4 Troubleshooting 47 Troubleshooting 47 – General 49 – Network 49 – Application 50 – NOTES to use wireless 50 – NOTES to release Demo mode 5 Appendix 51 File requirement 51 Trademarks and licenses 52 Specifications 54 Handling the Speaker 54 Important Information Relating to Network Services 55 TERMS OF USE

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Getting Started 6 Getting Started 1 Introduction Symbol used in this manual , , Note Indicates special notes and operating features. > >Caution Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages from abuse.

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Getting Started 7 Getting Started 1 Front panel A 1 (Standby) - - Switches the unit ON or OFF. F (Function) - - Select the function and input source by pressing F repeatedly. Input source / Function Display Wi-Fi WI-FI Bluetooth BT Optical ARC LG Sound Sync (Wired) OPT/HDMI ARC HDMI IN HDMI USB USB , You can use Bluetooth function after making Wi-Fi network connection by using Google Home app. o/p (Volume) - - Adjusts volume level. N - - Starts playback. / Pauses playback. >(Mic mute) - - Disables the detect voice recognition by pressing >. All the Google Assistant LED turns amber and “The mic is muted.” is heard. To cancel it, press >again. Google Assistant LED turns off and “The mic is back on.” is heard. - - Enables Google Assistant to receive your voice commands. To cancel it, press again. (Page 35) B Microphone

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Getting Started 8 Getting Started 1 C Remote sensor D Google Assistant LED - - Changes LED status according to Google Assistant performance. LED Status Description All four LEDs are on. Ready to listen to your voice command. All four LEDs blink. Responds to your voice command. Microphone is off and the solid amber LED will be on. Voice recognition is disable E Display Window - - Display window will be darkened automatically if there is no key input for 15 seconds. When you press any button, the display window will brighten. . Precautions in using the touch buttons y y Use the touch buttons with clean and dry hands. - - In a humid environment, wipe out any moisture on the touch buttons before using. y y Do not press the touch buttons hard to make it work. - - If you apply too much strength, it can damage the sensor of the touch buttons. y y Touch the button that you want to work in order to operate the function correctly. y y Be careful not to have any conductive material such as metallic object on the touch buttons. It can cause malfunctions. , This unit will turn itself off to save electric consumption when the main unit is not connected to an external device and is not used for 15 minutes.

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Getting Started 9 Getting Started 1 Rear panel A DC IN - - Connect to the AC adapter. B HDMI OUT (TV ARC) - - Connect the HDMI OUT (TV ARC) jack on the back of the unit to ARC jack on the TV. C HDMI IN - - Connect HDMI IN jack on the back of the unit to HDMI OUT jack on the external device. You can enjoy the sound and picture from HDMI connection on an external device. D OPTICAL IN - - Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV. E USB Port - - Connect USB memory device to the USB port on the back of the unit.

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Getting Started 10 Getting Started 1 Remote control Replacement of Battery Remove the battery cover on the rear of the remote control, and insert the battery with 4 and 5 matched correctly. a 1 (Standby) - - Switches the unit ON or OFF. y y Networked standby: It allows the unit to switch to standby mode. To turn on Networked standby function, Press 1. To turn off Networked standby function, press 1 for about 3 seconds. b VOL (Volume) o/p - - Adjusts speaker volume.

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Getting Started 11 Getting Started 1 c SOUND EFFECT - - Selects a sound effect mode by using SOUND EFFECT. On Display Description ASC (Adaptive Sound Control) Analyzes the property of the input sound and provides the sound optimized for the content in real time. BASS BLAST or BASS BLAST+ Reinforces the bass and powerful sound. STANDARD You can enjoy premium sound with MERIDIAN technology. MOVIE You can enjoy more immersive and cinematic surround sound. MUSIC You can enjoy more good sound for music source. , When this unit detects DOLBY ATMOS or DTS:X stream, you cannot change sound effect to any other. In this case, even though you press SOUND EFFECT, this unit does not respond. And you can see only “NOT SUPPORTED” on the display window. y y TV remote: It allows you to control the volume of this unit by your TV remote control even by other company’s product. (Page 44) To turn on or off the TV Remote function, press and hold SOUND EFFECT for about 3 seconds and press it again. , Supported TV brands LG Panasonic Philips Samsung Sharp Sony Toshiba Vizio d C/V (Skip) - - Press C or V to go to next or previous file. e N (Play/Pause) - - Starts playback. / Pauses playback. f (Sound tuning) - - Adjusts sound level of each speaker. Select the speaker you want to adjust by using and adjust the sound level by using VOL o/p. , Adjusting rear speakers level is applied only when the rear speakers are connected. Speaker Display Range Sub Woofer WF ~ 6 Center C -6 ~ 6 Overhead Volume Control OVC -6 ~ 6 Rear R -6 ~ 6 Treble TRE -5 ~ 5 Bass BAS -5 ~ 5 y y Surround sound: It allows you to enjoy surround sound with rear speakers. (Page 21) To turn on or off the surround sound, press and hold for about 3 seconds and press it again. g 8 (Night time) - - It is useful when you want to watch movies at low volume late at night. It makes to reduce the sound intensity and improve fineness and softness. Press 8 to activate Night time mode. To cancel it, press 8 again.

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Getting Started 12 Getting Started 1 h F (Function) - - Select the function and input source by pressing F repeatedly. i [ (Mute) - - Press [ to mute your unit. To cancel it, press [ again. j - - Enables Google Assistant to receive your voice commands while watching TV (not necessary when listening to music through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth, you can just say “Hey Google”). To cancel it, press again. (Page 35) k >(Mic mute) - - Disables the detect voice recognition by pressing >. All the Google Assistant LED turns amber and “The mic is muted.” is heard. To cancel it, press >again. Google Assistant LED turns off and “The mic is back on.” is heard. l J (Information) - - You can display various information of the input source by pressing J. - - Wi-Fi: Connected Application name - - BT (Bluetooth): Connected Bluetooth device name - - OPT (Optical)/ARC/HDMI (HDMI IN): Audio format - - USB: File information contained on a USB. y y Auto Power ON/OFF: It allows the unit to turn on and off automatically by input signals: Optical (Page 44) To turn on or off AUTO POWER function, press and hold J for about 3 seconds and press it again. m REPEAT - - Press REPEAT to select desired repeat or random mode. n FOLDER W/S - - Searches a folder on USB device.

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Getting Started 13 Getting Started 1 Installing the sound bar You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the other device: TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc. Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the device you want. (Pages 25 - 31) You can place the wireless subwoofer anywhere in your room. But it is better to place the subwoofer near the main unit. Turn it slightly toward the center of the room to reduce the wall reflections. For the best surround sound, place the speakers as shown below. y y If the sound bar covers the remote sensor of the TV, please separate distance between the sound bar and TV by 10 ~ 15 cm or more. y y The illustration above may differ from actual units. y y You can enjoy surround sound by using Wireless Rear Speaker kit. Wireless Rear Speakers Kit sold separately (SPK8-S). , , Note y y 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. y y Be careful not to make scratches on the surface of the Unit /Subwoofer when installing or moving them. > >Caution Installing the additional foot You can extend the height of the unit by using additional foot (height: 14 mm ( inches)). 1. Turn the unit upside down. 2. Peel off a sticker attached to the additional foot. Then place it on the existing foot of the unit. 3. Press the additional foot with adequate force to get it firmly fixed.

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Getting Started 14 Getting Started 1 Mounting the main unit on a wall You can mount the main unit on a wall. Because it is difficult to make a connection after installing this unit, you should connect the cables before installation. > >Caution Preparation materials Unit Wall bracket install guide Screws Screws (A) Wall plug Wall bracket (Not supplied) 1. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket install guide with the bottom of TV and attach to the position. 2. When you mount it on a wall (concrete), use the wall plugs. You should drill some holes. A guide sheet (Wall bracket install guide) is supplied to drill. Use the sheet to check the point to drill. 3. Remove the Wall bracket install guide. 4. Fix the brackets with screws (A) as shown in the illustration below. Screws (A) and Wall Plugs are not supplied for mounting the unit. We recommend the Hilti (HUD-1 6 x 30) for the mounting. , , Note

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Getting Started 15 Getting Started 1 5. Put the unit on the brackets to match screw holes on the bottom of the unit. 6. Fix the unit with the screws firmly. To detach the unit, perform it in reverse order. , , Note y y Do not install this unit upside down. It can damage the parts of this unit or be the cause of personal injury. y y Do not hang onto the installed unit and avoid any impact to the unit. y y Secure the unit firmly to the wall so that it does not fall off. If the unit falls off, it may result in an injury or damage to the product. y y When the unit is installed on a wall, please make sure that a child does not pull any of connecting cables, as it may cause it to fall. > >Caution

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Connecting 16 Connecting 2 Network connection You can enjoy various functions of this sound bar by connecting to network and your smart device with “Google Home” app. Modem Router Media Server The “Google Home” app is required to connect the sound bar wirelessly to the network. In a network environment (Router, Internet and Internet Service Provider) that supports both IPv4 and IPv6, the network automatically connects to IPv4 or IPv6 when connecting to the network. You can check the each network status by selecting the settings of My Speakers ([Settings]>[IP Info.]) on the “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” app. , , Note Installing “Google Home” App The “Google Home” app allows you to use various functions of this speaker through your smart device. Requirements before setup y y A wireless router must be connected to the internet. A smart device such as Android or iOS devices must be connected to the wireless router via Wi-Fi connection. y y It needs Google account to use this app. During connect Wi-Fi, this app may request to create Google account. Through “Google Play” or “App Store” 1. Tap the“Google Play Store” icon or “App Store” icon on your smart device. 2. Type in “Google Home” in the search bar and tap “Search” on “Google Play” or “App Store” 3. Select “Google Home” in the search result list to download. Google Home y y Depending on the device version, “Google Home” app may not work. y y For more information, visit the web site. https://www.google.com/cast/setup/ , , Note

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Connecting 17 Connecting 2 Launch the app to connect Wi-Fi Make sure your smart device Wi-Fi feature is turned on. Once a connecting operation is performed, it does not need to be performed again. In case of iOS devices, it should be turned on Bluetooth setting on your smart device. , , Note 1. Tap the “Google Home” icon to launch the app. 2. Follow the screen on app to set speaker. Follow these instructions in order. y y Use the same Wi-Fi connection to set the speaker and your smart device. y y If the Bluetooth setting turned on your smart device, it will be easy to connect Wi-Fi. y y During installation, you should create a speaker name. It is needed when pairing the Bluetooth device. You can check and edit the speaker name. Follow the “Edit speaker name” . (Page 43) y y For more information on the setup, visit the web site. https://support.google.com/ assistant/answer/ , , Note 3. When the speaker is properly connected to Wi-Fi, “CONNECTED” will appear on the display window with sound. y y Depending on wireless router status, it might not work well Wi-Fi connection. y y It is recommended that you use Wi-Fi Group Play with less than 5 speakers. y y “Google Home” app is provided by Google. It might be revised by a change of Google Policy. y y For more information (Set up, Usage, Help etc.), research “Google Assistant Help” or visit the web site. http://support.google.com/ assistant y y The speaker is not available for use on some functions from the “Google Assistant Help” site. (ex. Call etc.) (Page 37) , , Note

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Connecting 18 Connecting 2 Organizing cables You can organize the cable with cable ties. 1. Hold the cables together with cable ties as shown below. 2. Tighten cable ties. After all connections are completed, you can arrange cables as needed. , , Note Connecting the AC Adapter Connect the sound bar to the power supply with the supplied AC adapter. 1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC adapter. 2. Connect the AC adapter cable to DC IN adapter input. 3. Plug the AC power cord into an AC 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. > >Caution Wireless subwoofer and rear speaker (Sold Separately) connection Wireless subwoofer connection LED indicator of wireless subwoofer LED Color Status Green (Blink) The connection is trying. Green The connection is completed. Red The wireless subwoofer is in standby mode or the connection is failed. Off (No display) The power cord of wireless subwoofer is disconnected. Setting up the wireless subwoofer for the first time 1. Connect the power cord of the sound bar and the wireless subwoofer to the outlet. 2. Turn on the sound bar. The sound bar and the wireless subwoofer will be automatically connected. - - Pairing is completed. The green LED on the rear of the wireless subwoofer turns on.

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Connecting 19 Connecting 2 Manually pairing wireless subwoofer 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. 1. Press Pairing on the rear of the wireless subwoofer. Pairing - - The green LED on the rear of the wireless subwoofer blinks quickly. (If the green LED does not blink, press and hold the Pairing.) 2. Turn on the sound bar. - - Pairing is completed. The green LED on the rear of the wireless subwoofer turns on. y y It takes a few seconds (and may take longer) for the main unit and the subwoofer to communicate with each other and make sounds. y y The closer the main unit and the subwoofer, the better sound quality. It is recommended to install the main unit and the subwoofer as close as possible and avoid the cases below. - - There is 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. - - Keep the sound bar and the subwoofer away from the device (ex. wireless router, microwave oven, etc.) over 1 m ( ft) to prevent wireless interference. !1 m ( ft) , , Note

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Connecting 20 Connecting 2 Rear speakers connection (Sold Separately) Connecting the rear speakers 1. Connect the black stripe wire to the terminal marked - (minus) and the other end to the terminal marked + (plus). 2. Connect the wireless receiver and the rear speakers (right, left) with the speaker cables. Color Position Grey Rear right Blue Rear left You need to purchase the wireless rear speakers kit (SPK8-S) to enjoy surround sound. , , Note y y Use the speaker supplied with this unit only. Using any other speaker may cause malfunction. y y Be sure to match the speaker cable to the appropriate terminal on the components: + to + and–to–. If the cables are reversed, the sound will be distorted and will lack bass. > >Caution LED indicator of wireless receiver LED Color Status Yellow - green (Blink) The connection is trying. Yellow - green The connection is completed. Red The wireless receiver is in standby mode or the connection is failed. Off (No display) The power cord of wireless receiver is disconnected. Setting up the wireless receiver for the first time 1. Connect the power cord to the wireless receiver to the outlet. 2. Turn on the main unit: The sound bar and wireless receiver will be automatically connected. - - Yellow - green LED on the wireless receiver turns on.

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Connecting 21 Connecting 2 Manually pairing wireless receiver When your connection is not completed, you can see the red LED on the wireless receiver and rear speakers do not make sound. To solve the problem, follow the below steps. 1. Press PAIRING on the rear of the wireless receiver. - - The yellow - green LED on the wireless receiver blinks quickly. 2. Turn on the main unit - - Paring is completed. The yellow - green LED on the wireless receiver turns on. Surround sound You can enjoy magnificent surround sound for all the input sound source with rear speakers. If you turn on the surround function, the whole speaker outputs sound. When you turn off the surround function, the speakers output sound as an original input sound channel. To turn on surround function, press and hold on the remote control for about 3 seconds and press it once again while “OFF - SURROUND” is scrolled. To turn off surround function, press and hold on the remote control for about 3 seconds and press it once again while “ON - SURROUND” is scrolled.

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Connecting 22 Connecting 2 Surround function ON Sound Effect Input Output No rear speakers Rear speakers connected ASC Ch Ch Ch or more BASS BLAST or BASS BLAST+ Ch Ch Ch or more STANDARD Ch Ch Ch or more MOVIE Ch Ch Ch or more MUSIC Ch Ch Ch or more

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Connecting 23 Connecting 2 Surround function OFF Sound Effect Input Output No rear speakers Rear speakers connected ASC Ch Ch Ch or more BASS BLAST or BASS BLAST+ Ch Ch Ch or more STANDARD Ch Ch Ch or more MOVIE Ch Ch Ch or more MUSIC Ch Ch Ch or more

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Connecting 24 Connecting 2 How to Affix the Ferrite Core Ferrite core may not be provided depending on each nation’s regulations. Affix the Ferrite Core for speaker cables 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 speaker cables around the ferrite core twice. 3. Close the ferrite core until it clicks. y y If there is a strong electromagnetic wave product nearby, interference may occur. Put the main unit and wireless receiver away from there. y y The wireless receiver will automatically switch to standby mode in a few minutes after the sound bar is turned off. When the wireless receiver is in standby mode, the LED will turn on in red. y y When you turn on the sound bar, the wireless receiver will turn on and the LED will change to yellow - green and then the rear speakers makes sound within a few seconds. y y It takes a few seconds (and may take longer) for the main unit and Wireless Receiver to communicate with each other. y y Use the rear speaker at least 30 cm ( inch) away from either TV screen or PC monitor. y y When the wireless receiver is being connected or disconnected with the main unit, output sound is maybe interrupted. y y Set the distance between the sound bar and the wireless receiver as close as possible and keep them away from the device (ex. wireless router, microwave oven, etc.) over 1 m ( ft) to prevent wireless interference. !1 m ( ft) , , Note

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Connecting 25 Connecting 2 Connecting to your TV Please connect with this unit and TV using the optical digital cable or HDMI cable considering the state of the TV. Using an OPTICAL cable 1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an OPTICAL cable. Optical cable 2. Select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F repeatedly. You can see “OPT” on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your TV. y y Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to remove the protection plug cover if your cable has the cover. y y 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.) y y 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)] y y Details of TV setting menu vary depending on the manufacturers or models of your TV. y y If this unit is connected by OPTICAL and ARC at the same time, the ARC signal is a high priority. , , Note 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 the LG TV that supports LG Sound Sync. Make sure of the LG Sound Sync logo is on your TV. Controllable function by LG TV’s remote control: Volume up/down, mute Refer to the TV’s instruction manual for the details of LG Sound Sync. Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your equipment. y y 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. According to TV Specifications, the volume and mute of this unit synchronize with TV. y y When the connection fails, make sure of the condition of the TV and power. y y 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 to another function. - - Disconnecting the optical cable. y y The amount of time to turn off this unit is different depending on your TV when you set AUTO POWER function to ON. , , Note

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Connecting 26 Connecting 2 LG Sound Sync with wired connection 1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an optical cable. Optical cable 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. 4. Select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F repeatedly. You can see “LGOPT” on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your TV. Details of TV setting menu vary depending on the models of your TV. , , Note

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Connecting 27 Connecting 2 Using an HDMI cable If you connect this unit to a TV that supports HDMI CEC and ARC (Audio Return Channel), you can enjoy the TV audio through the speakers of this unit without connecting the optical cable. 1. Connect the HDMI OUT (TV ARC) jack on the back of the unit to ARC jack on the TV using an HDMI cable. HDMI cable 2. Select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F repeatedly. You can see “ARC” on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your TV. y y 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.) y y Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the sound through this unit: TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound output] [ [External speaker (HDMI ARC)] y y Details of TV setting menu vary depending on the manufacturers or models of your TV. y y Depending on your LG TV model, you may need to turn on the SIMPLINK function on your LG TV. y y When you return to ARC function from another function, you need to select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC. Then this unit changes to ARC function automatically. , , Note ARC (Audio Return Channel) function The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of the unit. To use this function: - - Your TV must support the HDMI-CEC and ARC function and the HDMI-CEC and ARC must be set to On. - - The setting method of HDMI-CEC and ARC may differ depending on the TV. For details about ARC function, refer to your TV manual. - - You must use the HDMI cable (Type A, High Speed HDMI™ cable with Ethernet). - - You must connect the HDMI OUT on the unit with HDMI IN of the TV that supports ARC function using an HDMI cable. - - You can connect only one Sound bar to TV compatible with ARC. What is SIMPLINK? Some functions of this unit are controlled by the TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection. Controllable functions by LG TV’s remote control: Power on/off, volume up/down, etc. Refer to the TV owner’s manual for the details of SIMPLINK function. LG TV’s with SIMPLINK function has the logo as shown above. y y Depending on the state of the unit, some SIMPLINK operation may differ from your purpose or not work. y y Depending on a TV or a player which is connected with this unit, SIMPLINK operation may differ from your purpose. , , Note

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Connecting 28 Connecting 2 Additional information for HDMI y y When you connect an HDMI or DVI compatible device make sure of the following: -  Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and this player. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI device and leave it for around 30 seconds, then switch on this player. -  The connected device’s video input is set correctly for this unit. -  The connected device is compatible with x p (or p), x p, x i, x p, x p or x p video input. y y Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices will work with this player. -  The picture will not be displayed properly with non-HDCP device. y y If a connected HDMI device does not accept the audio output of the player, the HDMI device’s audio sound may be distorted or may not output. y y Changing the resolution when the connection has already been established may result in malfunctions. To solve the problem, turn off the player and then turn it on again. y y When the HDMI connection with HDCP is not verified, TV screen is changed to black screen. In this case, check the HDMI connection, or disconnect the HDMI cable. y y If there are noises or lines on the screen, please check the HDMI cable (length is generally limited to m (15 ft). y y You cannot change the video resolution in the HDMI mode. Change the video resolution of the connected component. y y If the video output signal is abnormal when your personal computer is connected to HDMI IN jack, change the resolution of your personal computer to p (or p), p, i or p. , , Note HDMI cable Checklist Some HDMI cables have poor signal transmission, which can cause problems with sound and video transmission. Even after HDMI cable connections, if no sound, sound interrupted, noise occurring from the sound bar and/or no video, no smooth video on your TV, the HDMI cable may be the problem. Use the cable marked with the premium HDMI certification logo. Also make sure that the your using cable is a certified Type A, Ethernet high-speed HDMI™ cable. STANDARD HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE HIGH SPEED HDMI CABLE WITH ETHERNET (X) (X) (O) Connection through HDMI Cable* Your television must support the newest HDMI features (HDMI CEC1) / ARC (Audio Return Channel)) to fully enjoy the Live broadcasting channel with audio system through an HDMI cable. Unless your TV supports these HDMI features, the audio system should be connected through an OPTICAL cable. 1)  HDMI CEC (High-Definition Multimedia Interface Consumer Electronics Control) Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) is an HDMI feature designed to allow the user to command and control the CEC-enabled devices, that are connected through HDMI by using only one of their remote controls. * Trade names for CEC are SimpLink (LG) , Anynet+ (Samsung), BRAVIA Sync (Sony), EasyLink (Philips), etc.

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Connecting 29 Connecting 2 Optional equipment connection DOLBY ATMOS® What is DOLBY ATMOS®? Dolby Atmos gives you amazing experience you’ve never before by overhead sound, and all the richness, clarity, and power of Dolby sound. DTS:X® What is DTS:X®? In the real world, sound is all around us, moving freely in any direction. DTS:X® is immersed in this natural, multi-dimensional sound experience as we go about our daily lives. For using DOLBY ATMOS® and DTS:X® y y To enjoy content containing Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®, the connected device and content must support Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®. y y DOLBY ATMOS® is available only in HDMI and ARC mode. y y DTS:X® is available only in HDMI and ARC mode. y y It is needed to set up an audio output on external devices (Blu-ray disc player, TV etc.) to “No encoding” such as “Bitstream”, “Auto” or “Bypass” . - - If you can select audio output sampling rate, set it to kHz. 1. Connect HDMI IN jack on the back of the unit to HDMI OUT jack on the external device such as Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc. 2. Connect HDMI OUT (TV ARC) jack on the back of the unit to HDMI IN (ARC) jack on the TV. 3. Select the input source to HDMI or OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F repeatedly. - - If you select HDMI, you can hear the sound from the external device. Select it when playing the external device. - - If you select OPT/HDMI ARC, you can hear the sound from your TV. Select it when watching the TV. You can see “DOLBY ATMOS” or “DTS:X” on the display window if connecting normally between this sound bar and your TV and the contents is played. y y DOLBY ATMOS®/DTS:X® supports channel. ( channel when it connected with Rear kit) y y If the sound bar does not have sound or the video on TV is not smooth, the HDMI cable may be the problem. Refer to the HDMI cable checklist. (Page 28) , , Note

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Connecting 30 Connecting 2 HDMI IN connection You can enjoy the sound from the external device which is connected to HDMI IN jack on this unit. To the Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc. 1. Connect HDMI IN jack on the back of the unit to HDMI OUT jack on the audio device such as Blu- ray disc player, DVD player, etc. 2. Select the input source to HDMI by pressing F repeatedly. OPTICAL IN connection Connect an optical output jack of external devices to the OPTICAL IN jack. Optical cable 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 OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F repeatedly. You can see “OPT” on the display window if connecting normally between this unit and your device. Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to remove the protection plug cover if your cable has the cover. , , Note

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Connecting 31 Connecting 2 Optional equipment connection You can enjoy both sound and picture from the external device you connect. OR 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. Or connect the HDMI OUT (TV ARC) jack on the back of the unit to HDMI IN (ARC) jack on the TV using an HDMI cable. 3. Select the input source to OPT/HDMI ARC by pressing F repeatedly. If the sound bar does not have sound or the video on TV is not smooth, the HDMI cable may be the problem. Refer to the HDMI cable checklist. (Page 28) , , Note USB connection Connect USB memory device to the USB port on the back of the unit. For more information of playing files on a USB, refer to the page Removing the USB Device from the unit 1. Choose a different function/mode. 2. Remove the USB device from the unit. Compatible USB devices y y MP3 Player: Flash type MP3 player. y y USB Flash Drive: Devices that support USB y y The USB function of this unit does not support some USB devices.

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Connecting 32 Connecting 2 USB device requirement y y Devices which require additional program installation connected to a computer, are not supported. y y Do not extract the USB device while in operation. y y For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than a few minutes to be searched. y y To prevent data loss, back up all data. y y The unit’s USB Port cannot be connected to PC. The unit can not be used as a storage device. y y The exFAT/NTFS file systems are not supported on this unit. (FAT16/FAT32 systems are available.) y y Depending on some devices, it may not available to recognize the followings on this unit. - - External HDD - - Card readers - - Locked devices - - Hard type USB devices - - USB hub - - Using USB extension cable - - iPhone/iPod/iPad - - Android device Playable file Sampling Frequency MP3: within 32 to 48 kHz OGG: within 32 to 48 kHz AAC: within 8 to 48 kHz Bitrate resolution MP3: within 8 to kbps OGG: within 64 to kbps AAC: within 8 to kbps y y Maximum files: Up to 2, y y Maximum directories: Up to y y A protected file by DRM (Digital rights management) cannot be played on the unit. y y Video files in the USB storage device can not be played. y y Depending on the performance of your USB device, playback may not work well.

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Connecting 33 Connecting 2 y y Folders and files on the USB are recognized as below. A : File : Folder B C D E F G H I J a c b d y y If there is no file in a folder, the folder will not appear. y y File will be played from file $A to file $J one by one. y y Files will be played in order recorded and it may be different depending on the record circumstances. y y This unit can display file or folder names that contain numbers or English characters only. y y *ROOT: The first screen you can see when a this unit recognize the USB is “ROOT” . , , Note

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Operating 34 Operating 3 USB operation 1. Connect the USB device to the USB port. 2. Select the USB function by pressing F repeatedly. To Do this Playback Press N. Pause During playback, press N. Skip to the next/ previous file During playback, press V on the remote control to go to the next file. Playing less than 3 seconds, press C on the remote control to go to the previous file. Playing after 3 seconds, press C on the remote control to go to the beginning of the file. Play repeatedly or randomly Press REPEAT on the remote control repeatedly. Refer to the note for details about the display change. Search a folder Press FOLDER W/S on the remote control. y y The resume point may be cleared when you pull out the power cord or removing the USB device from the unit. y y Repeat/Random playback operates as follows. On Display Description OFF Plays songs on USB device in order. ONE Plays a same song repeatedly. FOLDER Plays songs in a folder repeatedly. ALL Plays all the songs on USB device repeatedly. SHUFFLE Plays all the songs once randomly, and stops the playback. , , Note

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Operating 35 Operating 3 How to use the Google Assistant Talk to the Google Assistant You can use a variety of voice commands to control this speaker with the Google Assistant. Try to say a voice command to the speaker. The speaker will activate the Google Assistant and perform your voice command. Hey Google. Set the alarm at 4 PM. There, your alarm is set for 4 PM. 1. Turn on the speaker and connect Wi-Fi. (Page 17) 2. Say “Hey Google” or press . Then the speaker is activated and ready to receive your voice commands. Hey Google. Or 3. Just say the thing you want to do. Then the speaker recognizes and performs your voice command. 4. After a few seconds, the Google Assistant will respond to your command. y y The Google Assistant only responds to voice commands when you are using Wi-Fi or BT (Bluetooth) as the input. If you are using HDMI, Optical, ARC, Optical Sound Sync, or USB input, then you must use the button to activate the Google Assistant. y y Each time you use voice recognition, say “Hey Google” or press . , , Note Comfortable Function With the Google Assistant built in, you can control compatible smart home devices such as TV’s, lights, switches, plugs, thermostats and more by simply using your voice. 72 For more information, visit the below web site. y y Set up, Usage and more: http://support.google. com/assistant/answer/ y y Compatible LG appliance models: Visit http://www.lg.com and then search the information

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Operating 36 Operating 3 Voice command 1. Time “What time is it?”, “What time is it now?”, “What time is it in Spain?” 2. Weather “What’s the weather?”, “What’s the weather this weekend?”, “What’s the weather in Paris?”, “Will it rain tomorrow?” 3. Plan “Tell me about my day.”, “What’s my next meeting?”, “Set a reminder to check schedule at 6pm.” 4. Alarms “Set an alarm” , “Set an alarm for 9am”, “Wake me up at 9am”, “What alarms are set?” 5. Music “Play the music.”, “Next song.”, “Previous song.”, “Pause the music” 6. Volume “Volume level 3.”, “Maximum volume.”, “Mute.”, “Turn it up”, “Turn it down” 7. Smart Home devices “Set the heat to 70” “Turn on lights in the kitchen” “Watch on TV” y y For more information on the voice commands, refer to the “Google Home” app screen or visit the web site. http://support.google.com/ assistant y y Voice command of Volume level change - - The volume range of this unit is (Except LGOPT function. In LGOPT function, the volume range works ) - - Google Assistant recognizes voice command of volume level change as a scale () or a percentage ( %) - - For example, if you say “Volume level five.” the volume level of this unit changes to If you say “Volume to 65 %.”, it changes to - - Volume level increases or decreases by 10 % (i.e. 4) when you say, “volume up” or “volume down” . - - When you say numbers of 10 and less, it is recommended to say “percent” to prevent too loud sound. , , Note y y After connecting to Wi-Fi, this function is available to use. If Google Assistant LED (White) blinks, the speaker is not connected to Wi-Fi. Follow the “Installing “Google Home” App” and try again. (Page 16) y y If the Google Assistant LED is solid amber, the microphone is off. In that case, the Google Assistant is not available to receive your comment. Press >. y y If the Google Assistant fails to understand your commands, it will say answers such as “Sorry, I can't help with that yet”, “My apologies. I don't understand.” y y Avoid noisy places, because the speaker may not receive your commands or “Hey Google” . Instead of “Hey Google”, press . y y When the voice recognition time limit is exceeded on smart devices, this function automatically cancels. y y Speaking with correct pronunciation will increase the voice recognition rate. y y The Google Assistant may be slow to recognize or act depending on the Wi-Fi connection status or Google server status. y y If you have any trouble or question about Google Assistant, please suggest by saying “Hey Google, Feedback” . It would be helpful for improving Google Services. , , Note

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Operating 37 Operating 3 Reference site for Google Assistant Help Set up the Google Assistant on your speakers https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ Listen to music https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ Play music on your TV or speakers https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ Play TV shows & movies https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ Control smart home devices https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ Create a shopping list https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ Buy items on your shopping list https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/#speaker Set up and manage My Day https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/#speaker Listen to radio https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ See which Google Account is linked to your Assistant https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ Control volume of your speakers https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/ Change your language https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/#speaker

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Operating 38 Operating 3 Control your TV and Sound Bar with Voice command HDMI cable 1. Connect your Sound Bar to Wi-Fi by using Google Home app. 2. Connect your Sound Bar and TV by using an HDMI cable. 3. Say a voice command. See the following tables. y y You have to say voice commands in English. y y Available TV: Web OS version or later TV (LG TV models released after years) y y Available voice commands might be revised by a change of Google Policy. y y Speaks the voice commands with accurate and clear pronunciation. , , Note Available voice commands LG TV Commands Action Turn on LG TV Turn LG TV on Power on LG TV Power LG TV on Turns on your LG TV. Turn off LG TV Turn LG TV off Power off LG TV Power LG TV off Turns off your LG TV. Channel up on LG TV LG TV channel up Next channel on LG TV Your LG TV changes the channel to up. Channel down on LG TV LG TV channel down Previous channel on LG TV Your LG TV changes the channel to down. Volume up on LG TV LG TV volume up Volume of your LG TV increases. Volume down on LG TV LG TV volume down Volume of your LG TV decreases. Mute LG TV Mutes your LG TV LG TV unmute LG TV mute off Unmutes your LG TV

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Operating 39 Operating 3 Sound Bar Commands Action Turn off LG sound bar Power off LG sound bar Turns off your LG Sound Bar. Switch function to Enable function Set function to Wi-Fi network Changes to the Wi-Fi function. BLUETOOTH Changes to the BT (Bluetooth) function. OPTICAL Changes to the Optical function. HDMI ARC Changes to the HDMI ARC function. HDMI Changes to the HDMI function. USB Changes to the USB function. Set sound effect STANDARD Changes the sound effect to STANDARD. ASC Changes the sound effect to ASC. MOVIE Changes the sound effect to MOVIE. MUSIC Changes the sound effect to MUSIC. BASS BLAST (BASS BLAST PLUS) Changes the sound effect to BASS BLAST (BASS BLAST PLUS). Display the input source information Displays the input source information on display window. Enable Auto volume Disable Auto volume Turns on Auto volume function. Turns off Auto volume function. Enable Auto Power Disable Auto Power Turns on Auto power function. Turns off Auto power function. Enable Night Time Disable Night Time Turns on Night time mode. Turns off Night time mode. Enable DRC Disable DRC Turns on DRC. Turns off DRC. Enable TV remote Disable TV remote Turns on TV remote function. Turns off TV remote function. Enable Surround Disable Surround Turns on Surround sound. Turns off Surround sound. Enable Neural X Disable Neural X Turns on Neural X. Turns off Neural X.

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Operating 40 Operating 3 “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” The “LG Wi-Fi Speaker”app is provided by LG Electronics. This app allows you to use various functions of this speaker through your smart device: Requirements before using You should connect to Wi-Fi by using “Google Home” app prior using this app. (Page 17) Enjoying music on your device and home network server You can listen to the music on your smart device and home network server. Using Chromecast built-in You can enjoy music contents through this sound bar with Chromecast enabled apps. Setting and controlling the sound bar You can manage the sound bar settings and control the sound bar even without remote control. Requirements y y A wireless router must be connected to the internet. y y A smart device such as a smartphone or tablet must be connected to the wireless router via Wi- Fi connection. For more informations of “LG Wi-Fi Speaker”, follow the instructions of the application. , , Note Installing “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” App Through Apple “App Store” or “Google Play Store” 1. Tap the Apple “App Store” icon or “Google Play Store” icon. 2. Type in “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” in the search bar and tap “Search” . 3. Select “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” in the search result list to download. y y “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” app will be available in version of the software as follow; Android OS: Ver (or later) iOS: Ver 10 (or later) y y Depending on the device, “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” app may not work. y y You can find the available application of this unit by using “LG Audio” app. Android OS: Ver (or later) , , Note

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Operating 41 Operating 3 Using a 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. 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. y y Available Devices: Smart phone, MP3, Notebook, etc. y y Version: y y Codec: SBC Bluetooth profiles In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, devices must be able to interpret certain profiles. This speaker is compatible with following profile. A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) Listening to Music of a Bluetooth Device Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure that the Bluetooth feature on your smart device is turned on. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide. Once a pairing operation is performed, it does not need to be performed again. 1. Turn on the speaker and connect Wi-Fi. Follow “Network connection” . (Page ) 2. Select the Bluetooth function by pressing F repeatedly. “BT” and then “READY” appears in the display window. 3. Operate the Bluetooth device and perform the pairing operation. When searching for this speaker on your Bluetooth device, a list of the devices found may appear in the Bluetooth device display depending on the type of Bluetooth device. Your speaker appears as “Speaker name (App setup)” . 4. Select the “Speaker name (App setup)” . y y Speaker name was setup on “Google Home” app. For example, if the speaker name is set to “Living Room” in the “Google Home” app, you will see “Living Room” on your Bluetooth device. y y You may check and edit the speaker name on “Google Home” app (Page 43) y y Depending on the Bluetooth device type, some devices have a different pairing way. For details about Bluetooth pairing, refer to your Bluetooth device manual. , , Note

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Operating 42 Operating 3 5. When this unit is successfully connected with your Bluetooth device, “PAIRED” [ your device’s name [ “BT” appears on the display window. y y If it is unavailable to display device name on the unit, “-” will be displayed. y y To check the connected device’s name, press J on the remote control. The connected Bluetooth device’s name is displayed. , , Note 6. Listen to music. To play music in your Bluetooth device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide. According to your Bluetooth device’s volume level, the volume level of Bluetooth will be adjusted. y y When using Bluetooth technology, you have to make a connection between the unit and the Bluetooth device as close as possible and keep the distance. However it may not work well in the case below: - - There is an 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. y y If last connected device is LG TV, this sound bar will connect to the TV automatically when you restart the sound bar. y y If the LG TV is turned off, this sound bar will enter “READY” (Bluetooth ready) mode. When the TV is turned back on, the Sound Bar will not reconnect automatically. To connect the Sound Bar and the TV: - - Say “Hey Google, connect Bluetooth” - - Turn the Sound Bar off and back on.   Then follow the TV’s on screen instructions. y y Available TV: LG TV models released after and some TVs may not work well. , , Note y y This unit supports Bluetooth auto pairing. However it does not operate in the case below: - - When you restart this unit. - - When you disconnect this unit by yourself. - - When you disconnect this unit on the connected Bluetooth device. y y The sound may be interrupted when the connection is interfered with by the some other electronic wave. y y Pairing is limited to “One” Bluetooth device. Multi-Pairing is not supported. y y Depending on the type of the device, you may not be able to use the Bluetooth function. y y You can enjoy using Bluetooth when using Phone, MP3, Notebook, etc.. y y The more distance between the unit and the Bluetooth device, the lower the sound quality becomes. y y Bluetooth connection will be disconnected when the unit is turned off or the Bluetooth device gets to far from the unit. y y If the Bluetooth connection is disconnected, connect the Bluetooth device again. y y When a Bluetooth device is not connected, “READY” appears on the display window. y y If you change to another function after connecting Bluetooth device, Bluetooth connection will be disconnected. When you return to Bluetooth function, Bluetooth connection will be connected automatically. y y When one Bluetooth device has connected to this unit, another device cannot find and connect to this unit. If you want to connect another device, disconnect the current device and try again. , , Note

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Operating 43 Operating 3 Using Voice command to connect Bluetooth If the speaker has paired to a Bluetooth device before, you can use “Google Assistant” to connect Bluetooth. Say “Connect”, “Connect to Bluetooth” or “Hey Bluetooth” . To disconnect it, say “Cancel”, “Unpair devices” or “Clear all devices” . Controls connected Bluetooth device You can control the connected Bluetooth device from the unit; play, pause, skip, volume. y y Only Android OS and iOS is available to use this function. y y This function may not be supported depending on the Bluetooth device or some of TV operated differently. y y You can control connected Bluetooth devices by voice recognition. Follow the “How to use Google Assistant" (Page 35). , , Note Edit speaker name You can check and edit the speaker name on the “Google Home” app.

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Operating 44 Operating 3 Other operations Using your TV remote control You can control some functions of this unit by your TV remote control even by other company’s product. Controllable functions are volume up/down and mute. Press and hold SOUND EFFECT on the remote control for about 3 seconds. “ON - TV REMOTE” appears and you can control this unit by your TV remote control. To check the status of this function, press and hold SOUND EFFECT on the remote control. To turn off this function, press and hold SOUND EFFECT on the remote control and press it once again while “ON - TV REMOTE” is scrolled. y y Make sure that the sound output of your TV is set to [External speaker]. y y This function does not operate on LG TV’s magic remote control. y y This function may not work well when some TV control functions such as HDMI CEC, SIMPLINK and LG Sound Sync set to ON. y y Some remote control may not be supported. , , Note AUTO POWER On/Off This sound bar automatically turns on and off by an input source: Optical To turn on this function, press and hold J on the remote control for about 3 seconds and press it once again while “OFF - AUTO POWER” is scrolled. To check the status of this function, press and hold J on the remote control. To turn off this function, press and hold J on the remote control for about 3 seconds and press it once again while “ON - AUTO POWER” is scrolled. Turning on 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. Turning off When the TV is off, this sound bar switches to the Networked standby mode. y y 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). y y 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. y y 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. y y Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate. y y When you turn on this unit for the first time, status of Auto Power function is turned on. y y You can set the AUTO POWER function only when this unit is turned on. , , Note

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Operating 45 Operating 3 Auto function change This sound bar recognizes input signals such as Optical, HDMI ARC, Bluetooth, and “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” app and then changes suitable function automatically. When you turn on your TV or an external device When you turn on your TV or an external device connected by the one among Optical, LG Sound Sync (Optical), or HDMI ARC, this sound bar will change to a suitable function so you can listen to the sound through it. When you try to connect a 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 you play music by “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” app When you play music by “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” app on your smart device, this sound bar changes the function to WI-FI and you can listen to the music through it. This unit does not change the function to optical if SIMPLINK of the connected TV, Bluray disc player, set-top box or etc. device set to on or connected CEC supported device is turned on. If you want to use the auto function change, turn off SIMPLINK function on your LG TV. It takes for about 30 seconds to turn off SIMPLINK. , , Note

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Operating 46 Operating 3 Standby mode The speaker switches to the standby mode if there is no music playback or no button operation. Standby mode If you press and hold 1 for about 3 seconds, the speaker switches to the standby mode. Then “GOOD- BYE” appears on the display window. And all wireless network ports are deactivated. Networked standby mode Option 1. When music is not played and buttons are not pressed for 15 minutes, the speaker switches to the Networked standby mode. Then “GOOD-BYE” appears on the display window. Option 2. If you press 1, the speaker switches to the Networked standby mode. Then “GOOD-BYE” appears on the display window. Reset the Speaker If the speaker doesn’t respond, reset the speaker. Press and hold the > until you hear the beep sound once. You can see “RESET” on the display window. Then all the stored wireless network information is deleted.

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Troubleshooting 47 Troubleshooting 4 Troubleshooting General Symptoms Cause & Solution The unit does not work properly. y y Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn them on again. y y Disconnect the power cord of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and then try connecting again. y y Previous setting may not be saved when device power is shut off. The power does not turn on. Is the power cord plugged into the outlet? y y Connect the power plug to the outlet. Sound is not produced. Is the volume set to minimum? y y Adjust the volume. y y When you are using connection with a external device (set top box, Bluetooth device etc.), adjust volume level of the device. Is the mute function activated? y y Press [ or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function. Is the function selected properly? y y Check the input source and select the correct input source. No woofer sound Is the subwoofer plugged in? y y Plug the power cord of subwoofer into the wall outlet securely. Is pairing between the unit and the subwoofer disconnected? y y Connect the unit and the subwoofer. (Page 18) The remote control does not work properly. Is the remote control too far from the unit? y y Operate the remote control within about 7 m (23 ft). Is there an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit? y y Remove the obstacle. Are the batteries in the remote control exhausted? y y Replace the batteries with new one. The AUTO POWER function does not work. y y Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player. y y Check the state of SIMPLINK on your LG TV and turn off SIMPLINK. y y Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate. LG Sound Sync does not work. y y Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync (Wired). y y Check connection of LG Sound Sync (Wired). y y Check sound setting of your TV and this unit.

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Troubleshooting 48 Troubleshooting 4 Symptoms Cause & Solution When you feel the output sound of the unit is low. Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them. y y Switch the state of DRC function to [OFF] by using “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” . y y With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM]. y y 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]. y y Change Audio DRC setting on connected device setup menu to [OFF] state. y y Make sure that Night Time mode is not On. Turn off Night Time mode. USB is not recognized y y Format the USB device and connect it again. When formatting the USB device, select file system as FAT16 or FAT Bluetooth pairing does not work well. y y Be sure your Bluetooth device is on. y y Switch Bluetooth off and on again on your Bluetooth device, then try pairing again. y y Remove the obstacle in the path of the Bluetooth device and the unit. y y Depending on the type of the Bluetooth device or surrounding environment, your device may not be paired with the unit. The unit does not connect with Bluetooth device. y y Make sure the speaker connects to Wi-Fi by using “Google Home” app. Voice recognition does not work well. y y The speaker may not be recognized because of the surrounding noise. y y Instead of “Hey Google”, press . y y Check and make sure the microphone is muted. Press > button.

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Troubleshooting 49 Troubleshooting 4 Network Symptoms Cause & Solution Cannot connect the speaker to your home network. y y The wireless communication may be interrupted from household devices that are using radio frequencies. Move the speaker away from them. y y Check your router. Try turning it off and back on. y y Check that the Wi-Fi feature is turned on in your smart device. y y Check that the speaker and your smart device are connected to same Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi connection does not work well. If you restart the router? y y You need to turn the speaker’s power off and on again. If you install new router. y y You need to perform a factory set and setup the network connection for speaker. Application Symptoms Cause & Solution The application doesn’t work properly. Does an error occur when accessing the app? y y Make sure that your smart device is compatible with the app. y y Make sure that the application is the latest version. y y Make sure that the connected unit turns on.

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Troubleshooting 50 Troubleshooting 4 NOTES to use wireless Symptoms Cause & Solution This device may have wireless interference. y y Wireless may not operate normally in weak signal area. y y Please install the device close enough to wireless subwoofer. y y Do not install the device on metal furniture for optimum performance. Bluetooth device may malfunction or make noise in the following cases. y y When any part of your body contact the transceiver of the Bluetooth device or sound bar. y y When there is an obstacle or wall or the device is installed in a secluded spot. y y 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 each other. y y When connecting the device to the Bluetooth device, make the distance between the products as close as possible each other. y y When the device gets too far from the Bluetooth device, the connection is disconnected and also malfunction may occur. NOTES to release Demo mode Symptoms Cause & Solution Can not change input source with F such as BT (Bluetooth), HDMI etc. and only [DEMO] indication is showing in the front display. Unplug the power cord and plug it in again. If that doesn’t work, press and hold F (About 5 seconds) on the main unit until the display indicates current selected function. Remote Control does not work. (No response)

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LG SL8YG W Channel Soundbar System

User Manual for LG SL8YG W Channel Soundbar System

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LG SL8YG W Channel Soundbar SystemContents of the user manual for the LG SL8YG W Channel Soundbar System
  • Product category: Soundbar Speakers LG
  • Brand: LG
  • Description and content of package
  • Technical information and basic settings
  • Frequently asked questions – FAQ
  • Troubleshooting (does not switch on, does not respond, error message, what do I do if)
  • Authorized service for LG Soundbar Speakers

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User manual for the LG SL8YG W Channel Soundbar System contain basic instructions that need to be followed during installation and operation. Before starting your appliance, the user manual should be read through carefully. Follow all the safety instructions and warnings, and be guided by the given recommendations. User manual is an integral part of any LG product, and if it is sold or transferred, they should be handed over jointly with the product. Following the instructions for use is an essential prerequisite for protecting health and property during use, as well as recognition of liability on the part of the manufacturer for possible defects should you make a warranty claim. Download an official LG user manual in which you will find instructions on how to install, use, maintain and service your product.

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Product description

How to Choose a Soundbar System Read More Upgrade the sound of your display's audio with the LG SL8YG W Channel Soundbar System. It delivers up to W of total power, which includes a W wireless subwoofer for enhanced bass. Two up-firing speakers built into the soundbar enable overhead sound effects for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based audio. Bluetooth is built into the soundbar for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as smartphones or tablets. Once paired, you can wirelessly stream audio from your connected source.

At " wide, the SL8YG is recommended for displays 49" and larger. The soundbar has HDMI, optical, and 1/8" inputs for connecting wired audio sources to complement the aforementioned Bluetooth connectivity. Wi-Fi and Chromecast built-in are also onboard, as well as the Google Assistant for voice control. An optical cable, soundbar wall mount bracket, and remote control are included for added convenience.
    Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Onboard Bluetooth connectivity lets you connect your compatible TV or mobile device wirelessly. You can also connect the soundbar to your compatible TV via LG Sound Sync.
    4K Pass-Through
  • Enjoy a full home theater experience when passing through HDMI signals from an external source, such as a 4K Blu-ray player or streaming device.
    Google Assistant Built-In
  • The SL8YG has the Google Assistant built-in, so you can simply say "Ok Google" to give a command to control the soundbar, your entertainment, and your smart home devices.
    Works with Google Chromecast
  • Cast your favorite music wirelessly from your phone's streaming apps, such as Pandora or Google Play Music. You can even group Chromecast-enabled speakers together for a whole-home audio experience.
    Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Atmos surround sound technology dispenses with channel-based coding in favor of more advanced object-based coding, giving the sound designer the ability to precisely place sounds anywhere in the 3-dimensional space. The SL8YG features a 3-channel soundbar with two Dolby Atmos-certified up-firing speakers.
    DTS:X
  • DTS:X decoding delivers multi-dimensional surround sound that adapts to your speaker configuration in real time. Sound is positioned precisely around and above you thanks to object-based audio decoding.
    Meridian Technology
  • LG partnered with Meridian Technology to combine their signal processing and hardware designs to help create a broad sound field.
    Hi-Res Audio
  • The onboard processor provides enhanced sound quality for Hi-Res Audio sources up to bit/ kHz.
    Ready for Wireless Rear Speakers
  • Expand the soundbar system to a channel surround sound setup with an optional SPK8-S system, which includes two rear speakers and connects to the soundbar system wirelessly.
    Additional Features
    • bit upsampling
    • Group Play Mode via Chromecast
    • Easy Setup with BLE
    • USB playback
    • TV remote compatibility
    • Smartphone Remote App for compatible iOS & Android devices
    • Auto Volume Leveler in app
    • Dynamic Range Control in app
    • SIMPLINK HDMI CEC
    • Firmware over-the-air (FOTA)
    • Night Mode
    • LCD display auto-dimmer
    • ASC (Adaptive Sound Control: Default)
    • Standard, Music, Bass Blast, Bass Blast+, and Movie sound modes
    • Support for OGG files up to 48 kHz, FLAC files up to kHz (C4A)
In the Box LG SL8YG W Channel Soundbar System
  • Remote Control with Batteries
  • Optical Cable
  • Cable Management
  • Soundbar Wall Mount Bracket
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Technical parameters

    LG SL8YG Specs

    Speaker Configuration Channel
    Amplifier Output W
    Amplifier Output W
    Subwoofer Connectivity Wireless
    Inputs 1 x HDMI - Audio/Video
    1 x Optical TOSLINK - Audio
    1 x 1/8" / mm - Audio
    Outputs 1 x HDMI - ARC/Audio/Video
    USB Ports 1 x USB (Version Unspecified) – Audio
    Wireless Audio Protocols Bluetooth
    Bluetooth Version
    NFC No
    Wi-Fi Yes
    Audio Decoding DTS Digital Surround, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, LPCM
    Sampling Frequencies Up to kHz
    HDMI Compliance ARC, CEC
    HDCP Compliance HDCP
    Supported File Formats AAC, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
    Power Consumption W (Soundbar)
    36 W (Subwoofer)
    < W (Soundbar, Subwoofer, Standby)
    Wall Mountable Yes, with Included Hardware
    Recommended Screen Size 49" and Up
    Dimensions x x " / x x cm (Soundbar)
    x x " / x x cm (Subwoofer)
    Weight lb / kg (Soundbar)
    lb / kg (Subwoofer)

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    LG SL8YG specifications

    General
    Brand LG
    ModelSL8YG
    Product Soundbar
    Language English
    FiletypePDF
    Audio
    Audio decoders DTS Digital Surround,DTS-HD HR,DTS-HD Master Audio,DTS:X,Dolby Atmos,Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby TrueHD
    RMS rated power W
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Audio output channels channels
    Features
    Audio formats supported AAC,AAC+,FLAC,MP3,OGG,WAV
    FM radio -
    Product colour Black
    Wall mountable
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) SimpLink
    Built-in display
    Display type LCD
    TV stand usage
    Night mode
    Power
    AC input voltage - V
    AC input frequency 50 / 60 Hz
    Soundbar power consumption 45 W
    Power consumption (standby) W
    Soundbar speaker
    Soundbar speaker RMS power 50 W
    Impedance 4 Ω
    Woofer diameter (imperial) "
    Subwoofer
    Subwoofer included
    Subwoofer RMS power W
    Subwoofer sensitivity 85 dB
    Bass reflex
    Subwoofer location Separate
    Subwoofer connectivity Wireless
    Ports & interfaces
    Connectivity technology Wired & Wireless
    HDMI ports quantity 2
    HDMI in 1
    Number of HDMI outputs 1
    HDMI version
    HDCP
    HDCP version
    USB ports quantity 1
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth version
    Wi-Fi
    Packaging content
    Remote control included
    Receiver included -
    Batteries included
    Warranty card
    Mounting brackets included
    Other features
    Apple docking compatibility Not supported
    Docking connector type Not supported
    Manual

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    System requirements
    Mobile operating systems supported Android,iOS
    Weight & dimensions
    Width mm
    Depth mm
    Height 57 mm
    Soundbar weight g
    Subwoofer width mm
    Subwoofer depth mm
    Subwoofer height mm
    Subwoofer weight g
    Packaging data
    Package width mm
    Package depth mm
    Package height mm
    Package weight g
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Below, you will find the most frequently asked questions about the LG SL8YG.

    A volume above 80 decibels can be harmful to hearing. When the volume exceeds decibels, direct damage can even occur. The chance of hearing damage depends on the listening frequency and duration.

    HDMI stands for High-Definition Multimedia Interface. An HDMI cable is used to transport audio and video signals between devices.

    A slightly damp cleaning cloth or soft, dust-free cloth works best to remove fingerprints. Dust in hard-to-reach places is best removed with compressed air.

    Dolby Atmos is a technology that ensures that the sound is reflected from the ceiling to where you are listening. This makes it possible to create a effect with only 1 speaker.

    Bluetooth is a way of exchanging data wirelessly between electronic devices via radio waves. The distance between the two devices that exchange data can in most cases be no more than ten metres.

    The LG SL8YG has a height of 57 mm.

    The LG SL8YG has a width of mm.

    The LG SL8YG has a depth of mm.

    Yes, the manual of the LG SL8YG is available in English .

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    Table of contents

    • Operating
    • USB operation
    • How to use the Google Assistant
    • Talk to the Google Assistant
    • Reference site for Google Assistant Help
    • Control your TV and Sound Bar with Voice
    • command
    • Available voice commands
    • LG Wi-Fi Speaker”
    • Installing “LG Wi-Fi Speaker” App
    • Using a Bluetooth Wireless Technology
    • About Bluetooth
    • Bluetooth profiles
    • Listening to Music of a Bluetooth Device
    • Other operations
    • Using your TV remote control
    • AUTO POWER On/Off
    • Auto function change
    • Standby mode
    • Networked standby mode
    • Reset the Speaker
    • Troubleshooting
    • General
    • Network
    • Application
    • NOTES to use wireless
    • NOTES to release Demo mode
    • Appendix
    • File requirement
    • Trademarks and licenses
    • Specifications
    • Handling the Speaker

    Precautions in using the touch buttons

    • Use the touch buttons with clean and dry hands.
    • In a humid environment, wipe out any moisture on the touch buttons before using.
    • Do not press the touch buttons hard to make it work.
    • If you apply too much strength, it can damage the sensor of the touch buttons.
    • Touch the button that you want to work in order to operate the function correctly.
    • Be careful not to have any conductive material such as metallic object on the touch buttons. It can cause malfunctions.

    Installing the sound bar

    • You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the other device: TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc.
    • Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the device you want.
    • You can place the wireless subwoofer anywhere in your room. But it is better to place the subwoofer near the main unit. Turn it slightly toward the center of the room to reduce the wall reflections.
    • For the best surround sound, place the speakers as shown below.

    Requirements before setup

    • A wireless router must be connected to the internet. A smart device such as Android or iOS devices must be connected to the wireless router via Wi-Fi connection.
    • It needs Google account to use this app. During connect Wi-Fi, this app may request to create Google account.

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