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Sound Bar & Remote Buttons; Led Guide; More About Remote Learning/Smartbar Programming; Wall Mounting Your Sound Bar - Polk Mono DSB1 Setup Manual

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Sound Bar & Remote Buttons
Power On/Off
Source Select
(on Sound Bar)
Mutes and unmutes
the sound

LED Guide

There are four LEDs on the front of the bar.
On—Active source (in white) displayed for 3 seconds then
fades out until another button is pressed (volume, source, etc.).
Sleep/Standby—No LED pulse.
Source Select
Source 1 Optical—LED 1 flashes green while recognizing
a Dolby Digital signal, or when the sound bar begins to play Dolby
Digital content. It then shines green and remains illuminated while
playing Dolby Digital content; in PCM mode LED 1 shines white.
Source 2 Analog—LEDs 1 and 2 shine white
Souce 3 Bluetooth—LEDs 1, 2 and 3 shine white when
connected; LEDs 1, 2 and 3 pulse when in discovery mode.
Each LED represents 7 steps of volume increase,
for a total of 28 total steps.
Vol Up—When maximum volume is reached, all four LEDs
will flash once.
Vol Down—When minimum volume/mute is reached, the far
left LED will flash once per second until taken out of mute mode.
Mute-LED 1 flashes 1x/sec until unmuted.
Remote Learning— Press and hold the 'Source Select'
button on the sound bar LEDs 1 thru 4 cycle on/off repeatedly
until a button to be learned is pressed or it times out.
Button Selected on Bar—LEDs 1 thru 4 shine white
Pressing the Remote Button to be Learned—LEDs 1 thru 4
flash white with every press until command learning is
successful or fails.
Command Learned—LED 1 flashes green 2x.
Command Fail—LEDs 1 and 3 flash together, then LEDs 2 and 4;
repeats 3x (after unsuccessful learn, bar will exit Learn mode;
display returns to source).
Command Erased—LED 1 blinks green, then white 3x.
Optical Source 1 Mode
(on Remote)
Aux Source 2 Mode
(on Remote)
Bluetooth Source Mode
(on Remote)
Increase/Decrease Bass
Increase/Decrease Rear Speakers
(on Remote for optional rears)
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More About Remote Learning/SmartBar
Important Note: For your Sound Bar to respond to your remote control,
you MUST FIRST program the bar to respond to your television's original
IR (Infra-Red) remote. An RF (Radio Frequency) remote will not work.
Other remotes (cable, satellite) will work only after you have programmed
the bar to respond to the TV's IR remote.
Example: To teach your bar the "Volume Up" command of your remote
Turn the bar on. The LEDs shine, depending on the active source.
Now use the following steps:
Press and hold Source button for
3 seconds
Press and release "Volume Up"
on bar
Hold remote 1'- 2' from bar
Tap "Volume Up" on TV's remote
control 4 - 8 times, once per
second. (Tap, do not hold)
Command has been learned
Repeat the steps above to program the other bar functions.
Note: If bar fails to learn certain IR remote codes, LEDs 1 & 3 flash, then
LEDs 2 & 4 flash, repeating 3x. Try erasing any previously programmed
codes and carefully repeat steps above.
Code Erasing Procedure:
Erase the codes by pressing the Source button for ten seconds while the
unit is in standby mode. You'll know previously learned codes have been
erased when LED 1 blinks green, then white 3 times.
Note: This procedure removes ALL of your bar's remote control
programming. If you only need to change the programming for some
of the bar buttons, follow the four steps in the sequence previously

Wall Mounting Your Sound Bar

If you choose to wall mount your sound bar, ensure that
your wall anchors secure properly into the wall and that
they can bear the weight of the sound bar.
Overall Dimensions
1. 3 7/16" H (8.73 cm)
2. 31" (78.74 cm)
Keyhole Slots
3. 19 13/16" W (50.32 cm)
Top of Bar to Keyhole Slots
4. 1 5/16" (3.33 cm)
Adjust Bass Volume on Bar
Press and hold MUTE, then press Volume Up or Volume Down.
LED 1 flashes when button pressed; flashes 1X at minimum
volume; LEDs 1-4 all flash white 1X at maximum volume.
LEDs 1-4 cycle on/off until a button
to be "learned" is pushed.
LEDs 1-4 shine white
LEDs 1-4 flash white with every
button press until the command is
LED 1 flashes green 2x
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