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LG NB4540 Owner's Manual

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Sound Bar

Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
NB5540 (NB5540, S54A1-D)
NB4540 (NB4540, S44A1-D)
NB4542 (NB4542, S44A1-D)
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  • Page 1: Sound Bar

    Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. FOR THE GUARANTEE TERMS & CONDITIONS, PLEASE REFER TO INNER PAGE OF BACK COVER. NB5540 (NB5540, S54A1-D) NB4540 (NB4540, S44A1-D) NB4542 (NB4542, S44A1-D) NB5540-NE.DGBRLLF_ENG.indd 1 2014-07-23...
  • Page 2 Getting Started Getting Started Safety Information WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a confined space such as a book case or similar unit. CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings. CAUTION Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for DO NOT OPEN ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the...
  • Page 3 Getting Started This device is equipped with a portable battery or Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators accumulator. 1. When this crossed-out wheeled Safety way to remove the battery from the bin symbol is attached to batteries/ equipment: Remove the old battery or battery accumulators of Your product pack, follow the steps in reverse order than it means they are covered by...
  • Page 4: Power

    Wiring: This unit is supplied with a BS 1363 approved main plug. When replacing the fuse, always use of the same rating approved to BS LG Electronics hereby declares that this/these 1362. Never use this plug with the fuse cover product(s) is/are in compliance with the essential omitted.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    – Listening to music stored on the Bluetooth devices Safety Information Using Bluetooth App Unique features – Install “LG Bluetooth Remote” App Introduction onto Your Bluetooth Device – Symbols used in this manual – Activate Bluetooth with “LG Bluetooth Accessories Remote”...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    4.1 ch mode. LG Sound Sync AC adapter (1) Power cord (1) Controls volume level of this unit by the remote control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG Sound Sync. Introduction Cable ties for arranging USB gender changer...
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    Getting Started Remote control • • • • • • • • • • a • • • • • • • • • 1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF. FUNCTION : Selects the function and the input source.
  • Page 8: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front panel C F (Function) A Display window Selects the function and input source. B Remote sensor D p/o (Volume) Standby LED Adjusts volume level. It lights up in red on standby mode. E 1/! (Standby/On) Rear panel A DC.
  • Page 9: Installing The Sound Bar

    Getting Started Installing the sound 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. (Refer to pp. 13 - 18.) >...
  • Page 10: Mounting The Main Unit On A Wall

    Getting Started Mounting the main 1. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket install guide with the bottom of TV and attach unit on a wall to the position. You can mount the main unit on a wall. Preparation materials Unit Wall bracket install guide 2.
  • Page 11 Getting Started 4. Fix the brackets with screws (A) as shown in the 6. Fix the unit with the screws firmly. illustration below. Note To detach the unit, perform it in reverse order. Note Screws (A) and Wall Plugs are not supplied for >...
  • Page 12: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting the AC Wireless subwoofer adapter connection 1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC LED indicator of wireless subwoofer adapter. 2. Connect the AC adapter cable to DC. IN adapter LED Color Status input. Plug the AC power cord into an AC outlet. Yellow-green The connection is trying.
  • Page 13: Connecting To Your Tv

    Connecting Connecting to your TV 3. If the LED of the wireless subwoofer already blinks in yellow-green continually, you can skip this step. Please connect with this unit and TV using the Press and hold PAIRING on the back of the optical digital cable or HDMI cable considering the wireless subwoofer for more than 5 seconds.
  • Page 14: Using An Hdmi Cable

    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. NB5540-NE.DGBRLLF_ENG.indd 14...
  • Page 15: What Is Simplink

    HDMI OUT of the unit. Some functions of this unit are controlled by the To use this function : TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with - Your TV must support the HDMI-CEC and ARC SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
  • Page 16: Additional Information For Hdmi

    Connecting Optional equipment Additional information for HDMI connection y When you connect an HDMI or DVI compatible device make sure of the following: - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and this HDMI connection player. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI device and leave it for around 30 seconds, then switch For enjoying sound only on this player.
  • Page 17: Port. (Portable) In Connection

    Connecting PORT. (Portable) IN For enjoying both sound and picture connection You can enjoy both sound and picture from the external device you connect. MP3 player, etc... Listening to music from your portable player The unit can be used to play the music from many types of portable players or external devices.
  • Page 18: Optical In Connection

    Connecting OPTICAL IN connection Connect a USB to the USB gender changer when the unit is mounted on the wall. Connect an optical output jack of external devices to the OPT. IN jack. To the optical output jack of external device For more information of playing files on a USB, refer Speaker (easy) setup to the page 20.
  • Page 19: Playable File

    Connecting Note y Depending on some devices, it may not available to recognize the followings on this unit. y Folders and files on the USB are recognized as below. - External HDD - Card readers : Folder - Locked devices *ROOT : File - Hard type USB devices...
  • Page 20: Operating

    Operating Note Basic operations y The resume point may be cleared when you pull out the power cord or removing the USB device from the unit. USB operation y Repeat/Random playback operates as 1. Connect the USB device to the USB port. follows.
  • Page 21: Other Operations

    Operating Other operations Displaying file and input source You can display various information of the input DRC (Dynamic Range Control) source by pressing INFO. USB : File information contained on a USB (MP3/ Make the sound clear when the volume is turned WMA/OGG/FLAC/WAV) down (Dolby Digital only).
  • Page 22: Auto Power On/Off

    When LG TV signal comes in y After the unit is turned on by AUTO POWER When you turn on your LG TV connected by LG function, it will be automatically turned off if Sound Sync, this unit changes the function to LG there is no signal for a certain period of time TV.
  • Page 23: Lg Sound Sync

    LG Sound Sync y To change to optical function, it needs 5 seconds of no signal. y If you are using LG TV function, this unit does not react to the Bluetooth connection. You can control some functions of this unit by y If you are using Bluetooth function, this unit your TV's remote control with LG Sound Sync.
  • Page 24 Operating With wired connection With wireless connection 1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an 1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 (Power) on the optical cable. remote control. 2. Select LG TV function by using FUNCTION on the remote control or F on the unit until the function is selected.
  • Page 25: Using Bluetooth Technology

    Bluetooth device Bluetooth Profiles display depending on the type of Bluetooth device. Your unit appears as “LG SOUND BAR In order to use Bluetooth® wireless technology, (XX:XX)”. devices must be able to interpret certain profiles.
  • Page 26: Using Bluetooth App

    About “LG Bluetooth Remote” App - There is a device using same frequency “LG Bluetooth Remote” app brings a suite of new with Bluetooth® technology such as a features to this unit. medical equipment, a microwave or a To enjoy more features, you are recommended to wireless LAN device.
  • Page 27: Activate Bluetooth With "Lg Bluetooth Remote" App

    This unit does not support the multi-pairing. Store)” icon. If this unit is already connected with other 2. In the search bar, type in the “LG Bluetooth Bluetooth device, disconnect that device Remote” and search it. and then try again.
  • Page 28: Sound Adjustment

    Operating Sound adjustment Adjust volume level automatically This unit supports Auto volume function that Setting sound effect automatically adjusts the volume level. When the output sound is too loud or too low, This system has a number of pre-set surround press AUTO VOLUME on the remote control.
  • Page 29: Controlling A Tv With The Supplied Remote

    Operating Controlling a TV with Setting up the remote to control your TV the supplied remote You can operate your TV with the supplied remote control control. If your TV is listed in the table below, set the appropriate manufacturer code. You can control your TV using the buttons below.
  • Page 30: Troubleshooting

    Check the state of SIMPLINK and turn off SIMPLINK. work. y Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate. y Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync. LG Sound Sync does y Check connection of LG Sound Sync (Optical or wireless).
  • Page 31 Troubleshooting PROBLEM CAUSE & CORRECTION Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them. y Switch [ON] state of DRC function to [OFF] by using remote controller. y With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting When you feel the on TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM].
  • Page 32: Appendix

    The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by LG Electronics is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition...
  • Page 33: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications NB5540 General (NB5540) AC adapter requirements Refer to the main label on the unit. Power consumption Refer to the main label on the unit. Dimensions (W x H x D) (1020 x 35 x 82) mm Net Weight (Approx.) 1.86 kg Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
  • Page 34 Appendix NB4540 / NB4542 General (NB4540 / NB4542) AC adapter requirements Refer to the main label on the unit. Power consumption Refer to the main label on the unit. Dimensions (W x H x D) (840 x 35 x 82) mm Net Weight (Approx.)
  • Page 35: Warranty

    • Product Registration Card : It is helpful to complete at least your name, address, phone, model & serial numbers and return it. This will enable LG to assist you in the future should you lose your receipt, your units be stolen, or should modifications be necessary.
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