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Polk Mono Command Bar Quick Start Manual

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The Sound Bar with Amazon Alexa Built-in
Quick Start Guide



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  • Page 1 The Sound Bar with Amazon Alexa Built-in Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 2 Thank you for your Polk purchase. If you have a question or comment, please feel free to call or email us. Headquarters Polk Audio 1 Viper Way, Vista, CA 92081 U.S.A. Technical Assistance In North America, call Polk Customer Service at 800-377-POLK(7655) (M–F, 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. EST) Outside the US, call +1-410-358-3600 Email In the United Kingdom or Ireland , call Polk Customer Service at +44 202890279830 Dutch-speaking customers, call +31 402507800...
  • Page 3 What’s in the Box Sound bar 6.5’ (2m) high-speed HDMI cable Subwoofer 6’ (1.8m) Optical cable Subwoofer power cord Remote control Sound bar power cord Product Literature Sound bar power supply 2 (AAA) batteries...
  • Page 4: Connecting Your Tv

    Connecting Your TV Is an HDMI port on your TV labeled “ARC”? OPTICAL HDMI HDMI Connect the included Optical cable between the TV and sound bar. Connect the included HDMI cable to Connect the included HDMI cable the HDMI ports labeled with “ARC” to any available HDMI port on the on both the TV and the sound bar.
  • Page 5 Position the sound bar For the best listening experience, position the sound Sound Bar bar centered under your TV. Note: For wall-mounting instructions, please refer to the included wall-mounting template. Connect the sound bar to an AC outlet During startup, you will see a blinking orange light on the front of the sound bar and the Alexa light ring will spin.
  • Page 6 All other trademarks, product names, logos and brands referenced herein are the property of their respective owners. NOTE: If the Command Bar remote does not work with your TV, follow the instructions on page 15 to get the Command Bar to learn your TV remote control commands.
  • Page 7 Wi-Fi password. Talking to Your Polk Command Sound Bar Once connected to your network, use the Polk Command Bar to ask Alexa to perform many useful tasks. To get the attention of your Polk Command Bar, simply say “Alexa.”...
  • Page 8 “Alexa, pair my phone.” To connect your device to the Command Bar, go to the Bluetooth settings section in your phone, tablet or computer and select “Polk Command Bar.” The light will turn solid blue...
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    Remote Control Action Button Press to lower the volume and use Alexa Voice Services Night Mode Mute HDMI Sources Bluetooth® TV Source Master Volume HDMI-ARC/Optical Up/Down Bass VoiceAdjust Up/Down Up/Down Sport Mode Movie Mode Music Mode Forward Back Play/Pause...
  • Page 10: Sound Modes

    Sound Modes Sport Mode Movie Mode Enhances dialogue-rich content, like Acoustically optimized for both movie and TV sporting events, news casts and talk shows. content. It also provides a bass boost, increased Uses Voice Adjust to boost dialogue clarity spatialization and enhances Voice Adjust levels for and optimizes the subwoofer volume levels.
  • Page 11 TV shows, movies and sports. About Built-in Polk VoiceAdjust® Technology The Command Bar features customizable voice levels in the sound bar, letting you tailor your listening experience however you prefer to reproduce clear, crisp dialogue and never miss a single word of your favorite movie, TV show or sporting event.
  • Page 12 Sound Bar Top Panel Volume Up Microphone Mute Action Button Volume Down Sound Bar Back Panel Power Connector Subwoofer HDMI 1 HDMI (ARC) Optical HDMI 2 Sync Button...
  • Page 13 Visual Indicators The front of the sound bar contains a single light that changes color and flashes to provide status information about the sound bar, like audio decoder modes and sound bar power status. Front of Bar Back of Bar SUBWOOFER SYNC LIGHT NIGHT MODE STEREO (PCM)
  • Page 14 Using Your TV or Cable/Satellite Remote to Control the Command Bar There are several ways to use your TV, cable or satellite remote to control the Command Bar. HDMI CEC CONTROL If your TV is connected via HDMI and your TV supports CEC (and it is enabled in the TV settings menu), you can control the volume and mute functions on the Command Bar from your TV without any further setup.
  • Page 15 STEP 1: Select a button on your Command Bar remote Press and release the button on the Command Bar remote that you want to learn (ex: Volume Up). STEP 2: Select a button on your TV remote Very slowly tap the corresponding button on your TV remote until you hear “IR Command learned.”...
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    CLEARING ALL LEARNED IR CODES Press and hold the mic mute button on the sound bar for about 10 seconds. Troubleshooting I Don’t Hear Sound From My Subwoofer 1) Verify that the subwoofer is plugged into a power source. 2) Check the green light on the back of the subwoofer. •...
  • Page 17 Listen out loud with Spotify Connect Connect your Polk Command Bar to your wifi network. Open up the Spotify app on your phone, tablet or laptop using the same wifi network. Play a song and select Devices Available. Select your Polk Command Bar and start listening.
  • Page 18 Polk Audio is a DEI Holdings, Inc. Company. Polk Audio and Polk, are registered trademarks of Polk Audio, LLC. All other trademarks, product names, logos, and brands referenced herein are the property of their respective owners. Amazon, Alexa, Fire, Audible, and all related logos and motion marks are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates. For DTS patents, see
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