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  • Page 1 HW-J450 User manual Wireless Audio - Soundbar Imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive a more complete service, please register your product at
  • Page 2: Features

    You can connect a Bluetooth device to the Soundbar and enjoy music with high quality stereo sound, all without wires! Using Samsung Audio Remote App To control the product with your Smart Device via the Samsung Audio Remote app, download the Samsung Audio Remote App by accessing the app through Google Play store.
  • Page 3: Safety Information

  • Page 4: Precautions

    SAFETY INFORMATION PRECAUTIONS 68.6 mm 99.1mm 99.1mm 99.1mm Ensure that the AC power supply in your house complies with the power requirements listed on the identification sticker located on the back of your product. Install your product horizontally, on a suitable base (furniture), with enough space around it for ventilation 7~10 cm.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS CONTENTS FEATURES 17 FUNCTIONS Licenses Input Mode ARC (HDMI OUT) SAFETY INFORMATION Bluetooth Using Samsung Audio Remote App Safety Warnings TV SoundConnect Precautions GETTING STARTED Software update Before reading the User’s Manual 24 TROUBLESHOOTING What’s Included 25 APPENDIX DESCRIPTIONS...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    1) Be sure to familiarise yourself with the Safety Instructions before using this product. (See page 3) 2) If a problem occurs, check Troubleshooting. (See page 24) + Copyright ©2015 Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd. All rights reserved; no part of this user’s manual may be reproduced or copied without the prior written permission of Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd.
  • Page 7: Descriptions

    DESCRIPTIONS DESCRIPTIONS TOP/FRONT PANEL VOL -/+ Controls the volume level. The numeric value of the volume level appears in the front panel display. (Power) Button Turns the power on and off. (SOURCE) Button Display Selects the D.IN, AUX, HDMI, BT, TV, USB Displays the current mode.
  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    DESCRIPTIONS REAR PANEL HDMI IN Inputs digital video and audio signals simultaneously using an HDMI cable. Use when connecting a supported external device. (USB Port) Connect USB devices such as AUX IN MP3 players here to play files on the devices. Connect to the Analog output of an external device.
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    (Auto Power Link : Default OFF, ON-Anynet+ / OFF-POWER LINK or OFF-Anynet+ / ON-POWER LINK ). The Anynet+ function lets you control the Soundbar with the remote from an Anynet+ compatible Samsung TV. The Soundbar must be connected to the TV via an HDMI cable.
  • Page 10 REMOTE CONTROL POWER Turns the Soundbar on and off. VOLUME Adjusts the volume level of the unit. Play/Pause Press the +# button to pause playing the file temporarily. Press the +# button again to play the selected file. Skip Back If there is more than one file on the device you are playing, and you press the [ button, the previous file is selected.
  • Page 11: Connections

    CONNECTIONS CONNECTIONS INSTALLING THE WALL MOUNT You can use the wall mount bracket to mount this unit on a wall. + Installation Precautions ● Install on a vertical wall only. ● For the installation, avoid a location with high temperature or humidity, or a wall that cannot sustain the weight of the set.
  • Page 12: Detaching The Wall Mount

    CONNECTIONS DETACHING THE WALL MOUNT 1. Pull the Soundbar upwards as shown in the figure to separate it from the wall mount. Using the Soundbar with Wall Mount [Detaching the Soundbar from the Wall Mount] ● Do not hang onto the installed unit and avoid striking or dropping the unit. ●...
  • Page 13: Connecting The Wireless Subwoofer

    CONNECTIONS CONNECTING THE WIRELESS SUBWOOFER The Subwoofer's linking ID is preset at the factory and the main unit and subwoofer should link (connect wirelessly) automatically when the main unit and subwoofer are turned on. If the Link indicator ( ) does not light when the main unit and subwoofer are turned on, please set the ID by following the procedure below.
  • Page 14 CONNECTIONS ● Before moving or installing the product, be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power cord. ● If the main unit is powered off, the wireless subwoofer will be in standby mode and the STANDBY LED on the upper side will come on after the Link indicator (Blue LED) blinks for 30 seconds.
  • Page 15: Connecting An External Device Using An Hdmi Cable

    CONNECTIONS CONNECTING AN EXTERNAL DEVICE USING AN HDMI CABLE HDMI is the standard digital interface for connecting to such TVs, projectors, DVD players, Blu-ray players, set top boxes, and more. Because HDMI transmits the highest quality digital signal, you can enjoy superior video and audio - as it was originally created at the digital source.
  • Page 16: Connecting An External Device Using Audio (Analogue) Cable Or Optical (Digital) Cable

    CONNECTIONS CONNECTING AN EXTERNAL DEVICE USING AUDIO (ANALOGUE) CABLE OR OPTICAL (DIGITAL) CABLE This unit comes equipped with one optical in digital jack and one audio Analogue in jack, giving you two ways to connect it to a TV. AUX IN OPTICAL IN AUDIO OPTICAL...
  • Page 17: Functions

    FUNCTIONS FUNCTIONS INPUT MODE Press the ( ) button on the main unit’s top panel or the (SOURCE) button on the remote control to select the mode you want. The unit turns off automatically in the following situations. Input mode Display D.IN ●...
  • Page 18: Bluetooth

    - If several Bluetooth devices are • You will see a list of scanned devices. simultaneously paired with the Soundbar. 4. Select "[Samsung] Soundbar J-Series" from the - If the Bluetooth device is turned off, not in list. place, or malfunctions.
  • Page 19 FUNCTIONS + Bluetooth POWER on (Bluetooth POWER) When the Bluetooth Power On function is on and the Soundbar is turned off, if a previously paired Bluetooth device tries to pair with the Soundbar, the Soundbar turns on automatically. 1. Press the Bluetooth POWER on the remote while the Soundbar is turned on. 2.
  • Page 20: Using Samsung Audio Remote App

    USING SAMSUNG AUDIO REMOTE APP Install Samsung Audio Remote App To control the product with your Smart Device via the Samsung Audio Remote app, download the Samsung Audio Remote App by accessing the app through Google Play store. Accessing the Samsung Audio Remote App After you install the Samsung Audio Remote app, follow the instructions in the app.
  • Page 21: Tv Soundconnect

    FUNCTIONS TV SOUNDCONNECT You can enjoy TV sound through your Soundbar when it is connected to a Samsung TV that supports the TV SoundConnect function. + Connecting a TV to the Soundbar Connect 1. Turn on the TV and Soundbar.
  • Page 22: Usb

    FUNCTIONS You can play music files located on USB storage devices through the Soundbar. Display USB port 1. Connect the USB device to the USB port of the ● Do not connect multiple storage devices to the product. product via a multi-card reader. It may not operate properly.
  • Page 23: Software Update

    FUNCTIONS SOFTWARE UPDATE Samsung may offer updates for the Soundbar's system firmware in the future. ● Insert a USB device containing the firmware update into the USB port on the main unit. If an update is offered, you can update the firmware by ●...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    The TV SoundConnect (TV pairing) failed. • Does your TV support TV SoundConnect? ¼ TV SoundConnect is supported by some Samsung TVs released from 2012 on. Check your TV to see if it supports TV SoundConnect. • Is your TV firmware the latest version? ¼...
  • Page 25: Appendix

    Society) guidelines. Nominal specification - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd reserves the right to change the specifications without notice. - Weight and dimensions are approximate. - For the power supply and Power Consumption, refer to the label attached to the product.
  • Page 26 Contact SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care Centre. Area Contact Centre  Web Site ` Asia Pacific AUSTRALIA 1300 362 603 NEW ZEALAND 0800 SAMSUNG (0800 726 786)