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LG SJ5Y Owner's Manual

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your set and retain it for future reference.



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  • Page 1: Sound Bar

    OWNER’S MANUAL Wireless Sound Bar Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. MODEL SJ5Y (SJ5Y, SPJ5B-W) *MFL69759816*
  • Page 2 Getting Started Safety Information WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION CAUTION: The device shall not be exposed to water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled with RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the device.
  • Page 3 Getting Started CAUTION concerning the Power Cord This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. Check the specification page of this owner’ s manual to be certain of the current requirements. Do not Safety way to remove the battery from the overload wall outlets.
  • Page 4 Refers to “ON” (power). LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of Refers to dangerous voltage. performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping and handling) upon email request to
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    – Adjust volume level automatically Connecting to your TV – Adjust the Subwoofer/Treble/Bass/Rear – Using an OPTICAL cable speakers level – LG Sound Sync – Night mode – Using an HDMI cable – Additional information for HDMI Optional equipment connection Troubleshooting –...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    LG Sound Sync Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages Controls volume level of this unit by the remote from abuse. control of your LG TV that is compatible with LG Sound Sync. BLUETOOTH® Listens to music stored on your Bluetooth device.
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF. F : Selects the function and the input source. Input source / Function Display Optical OPT/HDMI ARC. LG Sound Sync (Optical) Bluetooth HDMI IN HDMI Portable PORT. LG Sound Sync (Wireless) LG TV SOUND EFFECT : Selects a sound effect mode.
  • Page 8: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front panel A Remote sensor C The buttons are located on the rear. B Display window Rear panel A o/p : (Volume) : Adjusts volume level B DC IN : AC adapter input F (Function) : Selects the function and input C OPTICAL IN : Optical input source.
  • Page 9: Installing The Sound Bar

    Getting Started Installing the sound bar Mounting the main unit on a wall You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the other device : TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc. You can mount the main unit on a wall. Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the device you want.
  • Page 10 Getting Started 1. Match the TV’ s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket 4. Fix the brackets with screws (A) as shown in the install guide with the bottom of TV and attach to illustration below. the position. Note Screws (A) and Wall Plugs are not supplied for mounting the unit.
  • Page 11: Positioning The Speakers (Optional)

    Getting Started Positioning the speakers 6. Fix the unit with the screws firmly. (Optional) For the best surround sound, place the speakers as shown below. Note To detach the unit, perform it in reverse order. > Caution y Do not install this unit upside down. It can damage the parts of this unit or be the cause of personal injury.
  • Page 12: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting the AC Wireless subwoofer Adapter and rear speaker (Sold Separately) connection Connect the speaker to the power supply with the supplied AC adapter. 1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC Wireless subwoofer connection adapter. 2. Connect the AC adapter cable to DC IN adapter LED indicator of wireless subwoofer input.
  • Page 13 Connecting Note Manually pairing wireless subwoofer y It takes a few seconds (and may take longer) When your connection is not completed, you can for the main unit and the subwoofer to check red LED on the wireless subwoofer and the communicate with each other and make wireless subwoofer does not make sound.
  • Page 14: Rear Speakers Connection (Sold Separately)

    Connecting > Caution Rear speakers connection y Use the speaker supplied with this unit (Sold Separately) only. Using any other speaker may cause malfunction. Connecting the rear speakers y Be sure to match the speaker cable to the 1. Connect the black stripe wire to the terminal appropriate terminal on the components: + marked - (minus) and the other end to the to + and –...
  • Page 15: Surround Sound

    Connecting Surround sound Manually pairing wireless receiver When your connection is not completed, you can You can enjoy magnificent surround sound for all the see the red LED on the wireless receiver and rear input sound source with rear speakers. speakers are not made sound.
  • Page 16: How To Affix The Ferrite Core

    Connecting Note How to Affix the Ferrite Core y If there is a strong electromagnetic wave Ferrite core may not be provided depending on each product nearby, interference may occur. Put nation’ s regulations. the main unit and wireless receiver away from there.
  • Page 17: Connecting To Your Tv

    Connecting Note Connecting to your TV y Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to remove the protection plug cover if your Please connect this unit and the TV using the optical cable has the cover. digital cable or HDMI cable considering the capability y You can enjoy the TV audio through the of the TV.
  • Page 18: Lg Sound Sync

    Connecting LG Sound Sync With wired connection 1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an optical cable. You can control some functions of this unit by your TV's remote control with LG Sound Sync. It is compatible with an LG TV that supports LG Sound Sync.
  • Page 19: Using An Hdmi Cable

    CEC and ARC (Audio Return Channel), you can enjoy the TV audio through the speakers of this unit 2. Select the input source to LG TV by pressing F without connecting the optical cable. Please refer to button on the remote control or unit repeatedly.
  • Page 20: What Is Simplink

    ARC function automatically. What is SIMPLINK? Some functions of this unit are controlled by the TV’ s remote control when this unit and LG TVs with SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection. Controllable functions by LG TV’ s remote control : Power on/off, volume up/down, mute, etc.
  • Page 21: Additional Information For Hdmi

    When the HDMI connection with HDCP is not controls. verified, the TV screen is changed to black. ※ Trade names for CEC are SimpLink (LG) , Anynet+ In this case, check the HDMI connection, or (Samsung), BRAVIA Sync/ Link (Sony), EasyLink disconnect the HDMI cable.
  • Page 22: Optional Equipment Connection

    Connecting Optional equipment For enjoying both sound and picture You can enjoy both sound and picture from the connection external device you connect. HDMI connection You can enjoy the sound and picture from HDMI HDMI connection on external device. cable For enjoying sound only You can enjoy the sound from the external device you connect.
  • Page 23: Optical In Connection

    Connecting Optical In connection Portable In connection Connect an optical output jack of external devices to the OPTICAL IN jack. Portable MP3 player, etc... cable 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.
  • Page 24: Usb Connection

    Connecting USB connection USB device requirement Connect USB memory device to the USB port on the y Devices which require additional program back of the unit. installation connected to a computer, are not supported. y Do not extract the USB device while in operation. y For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than a few minutes to be searched.
  • Page 25: Playable File

    Operating Note Playable file y Folders and files on the USB are recognized Sampling Frequency as below. MP3 : within 32 to 48 kHz : Folder WMA : within 32 to 48 kHz *ROOT OGG : within 32 to 48 kHz : File FLAC : 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz and 192 kHz (16 bit/ 24 bit)
  • Page 26: Basic Operations

    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 follows. 1. Connect the USB device to the USB port. 2.
  • Page 27: Other Operations

    You can mute your unit, for example, to answer the function may not work well. telephone, “MUTE” is displayed in the display window. y This function does not operate on LG TV's To cancel it, press (Mute) again on the remote magic remote control.
  • Page 28: Auto Power Down

    15 from the TV connected by LG Sound Sync minutes. (Optical/Wireless). This unit also turns off after six hours if the Main...
  • Page 29: Auto Function Change

    When an LG TV signal comes in When you turn on your LG TV connected by LG Sound Sync (Wireless connection), this unit changes the function to LG TV. You can hear the sound from your TV. When a Portable device is connected...
  • Page 30: Using Bluetooth® Technology

    Bluetooth device display y Version : 4.0 depending on the type of Bluetooth device. Your y Codec : SBC unit appears as “LG SJ5Y (XX)” . Note BLUETOOTH Profiles y XX means the last two digits of In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, Bluetooth address.
  • Page 31: Bluetooth Connection Lock (Bt Lock)

    - If there is a device using the same You can limit Bluetooth connections to only frequency as the Bluetooth technology BT (Bluetooth) and LG TV function to prevent such as medical equipment, a microwave unintended Bluetooth connections. or a wireless LAN device.
  • Page 32: Using Bluetooth App

    Operating Using BLUETOOTH App Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App through “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” Note 1. Tap the “Google Android Market (Google Play y Only Android OS is available to use “Music Store)” icon. Flow Bluetooth ” app with this unit. 2.
  • Page 33 Operating Note y “Music Flow Bluetooth” app will be available in the software version as follow; - Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later) y If you use “Music Flow Bluetooth ” app for operation, there would be some differences between “Music Flow Bluetooth”...
  • Page 34: 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, press This system has a number of pre-set surround sound AUTO VOL on the remote control.
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    Bluetooth device. The AUTO POWER function does not y Check the state of SIMPLINK on your LG TV 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.
  • Page 36: Notes To Use Wireless

    Troubleshooting PROBLEM CAUSE & CORRECTION The unit does y Turn off the Bluetooth connection lock function. (Refer to the page 31.) not connect with Bluetooth device Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them. y With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM].
  • Page 37: 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. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power consumption Refer to the main label. y Model : DA-38A25 y Manufacturer : Asian Power Devices Inc. AC adapter y Input : 100 - 240 V ~ 50 - 60 Hz 1.2 A y Output : 25 V 0 1.52 A Approx.
  • Page 39 Appendix Wireless subwoofer Power requirements Refer to the main label on the wireless subwoofer. Power consumption Refer to the main label on the wireless subwoofer. Type 1 Way 1 Speaker Impedance 3 Ω Rated Input Power 200 W RMS Max. Input Power 400 W RMS Approx.
  • Page 40: Maintenance

    Appendix Maintenance Handling the unit When shipping the unit Please save the original shipping carton and packing materials. If you need to ship the unit, for maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. Keeping the exterior surfaces clean y Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray near the unit.

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