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LG SL6Y Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Wireless Sound Bar Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. MODEL SL6Y (SL6Y, SPL5B-W) 1901_Rev01 Copyright © 2019 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • Page 2 Getting Started Safety Information NOTICE: For safety marking information including product identification and supply ratings, please refer to the main label on the bottom or the other surface CAUTION of the product. RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK CAUTION concerning the Power Cord DO NOT OPEN The Power Plug is the disconnecting device.
  • Page 3 Refers to alternating current (AC). LG Electronics will also provide open source code to Refers to direct current (DC). you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of Refers to class II equipment.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    – Surround sound – How to Affix the Ferrite Core Connecting to your TV – Using an OPTICAL cable – LG Sound Sync – Using an HDMI cable – ARC (Audio Return Channel) function – What is SIMPLINK? – Additional information for HDMI Optional equipment connection –...
  • Page 5 Table of Contents Operating Troubleshooting Basic operations Troubleshooting – USB operation – General Other operations – NOTES to use wireless – Using your TV remote control – NOTES to release Demo mode – AUTO POWER On/Off – Auto function change Appendix Quick Start Using a Bluetooth Wireless Technology...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting Started Introduction Symbol used in this manual Note Indicates special notes and operating features. > Caution Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages from abuse.
  • Page 7: Front Panel

    - Switches the unit ON or OFF. F (Function) - Select the function and input source by pressing F repeatedly. Input source / Function Display Optical OPT/HDMI ARC LG Sound Sync (Wired) Bluetooth LG Sound Sync (Wireless) LG TV HDMI IN HDMI o/p (Volume) - Adjusts volume level.
  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    Getting Started Rear panel DC IN - Connect to the AC adapter. USB Port - Connect USB memory device to the USB port on the back of the unit. OPTICAL IN - Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV. HDMI IN - Connect HDMI IN jack on the back of the unit to HDMI OUT jack on the external device.
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    BT (Bluetooth) connection Lock: It allows you to connect a Bluetooth device only on Bluetooth and LG TV functions. (Page 35) To turn on or off the Bluetooth connection lock, press and hold N for about 3 seconds and press it...
  • Page 10 Getting Started SOUND EFFECT - Selects a sound effect mode by using SOUND EFFECT. On Display Description Analyzes the property of the input sound and provides the ASC (Adaptive Sound Control) sound optimized for the content in real time. BASS BLAST or BASS BLAST+ Reinforces the bass and powerful sound.
  • Page 11 Auto Power ON/OFF: It allows the unit to turn on and off automatically by input signals : Optical, LG TV or Bluetooth (Page 31) To turn on or off AUTO POWER function, press and hold J for about 3 seconds and press it again.
  • Page 12: Installing The Sound Bar

    Getting Started > Caution Installing the sound bar y For best performance of wireless connection such as Bluetooth or wireless subwoofer, You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the do not install the unit on Metallic furniture other device : TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc.
  • Page 13: Mounting The Main Unit On A Wall

    Getting Started Mounting the main unit 1. Match the TV’ s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall bracket install guide with the bottom of TV and attach to on a wall the position. You can mount the main unit on a wall. 2.
  • Page 14 Getting Started 5. Put the unit on the brackets to match screw holes on the bottom of the unit. 6. Fix the unit with the screws firmly. 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 15: Connecting

    Connecting Organizing cables Connecting the AC (Optional) Adapter You can organize the cable with cable ties. Connect the speaker to the power supply with the supplied AC adapter. 1. Hold the cables together with cable ties as shown below. 1. Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC adapter.
  • Page 16: Wireless Subwoofer And Rear Speaker

    Connecting Wireless subwoofer Manually pairing wireless subwoofer When your connection is not completed, you can and rear speaker (Sold check red LED on the wireless subwoofer and the wireless subwoofer does not make sound. To solve Separately) connection the problem, follow the steps below. 1.
  • Page 17: Rear Speakers Connection

    Connecting Note Rear speakers connection (Sold y It takes a few seconds (and may take longer) Separately) for the main unit and the subwoofer to communicate with each other and make Connecting the rear speakers sounds. y The closer the main unit and the subwoofer, 1.
  • Page 18: Surround Sound

    Connecting > Caution Manually pairing wireless receiver y Use the speaker supplied with this unit When your connection is not completed, you can only. Using any other speaker may cause see the red LED on the wireless receiver and rear malfunction.
  • Page 19 Connecting Surround function ON Output Sound Effect Input No rear speakers Rear speakers connected 2.0 Ch 5.1 Ch 2.0 Ch STANDARD 5.1 Ch BASS BLAST 2.0 Ch 5.1 Ch BASS BLAST + 2.0 Ch VIRTUAL : X 5.1 Ch Surround function OFF Output Sound Effect Input...
  • Page 20: 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 21: Connecting To Your Tv

    HDMI cable considering the state of the TV. You can control some functions of this unit by your TV’ s remote control with LG Sound Sync. It is Using an OPTICAL cable compatible with the LG TV that is supported LG Sound Sync.
  • Page 22 LG Sound Sync with wired connection LG Sound Sync with wireless connection 1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an optical cable. 1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 . 2. Select the LG TV function by pressing F repeatedly.
  • Page 23: Using An Hdmi Cable

    Some functions of this unit are controlled by the speakers of this unit. In the case of some TV TV’ s remote control when this unit and LG TV’ s with models, you must select the external speaker SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
  • Page 24: Additional Information For Hdmi

    4.5 m(15 ft)). y You cannot change the video resolution in the * Trade names for CEC are SimpLink (LG) , Anynet+ (Samsung), BRAVIA Sync (Sony), EasyLink (Philips), HDMI mode. Change the video resolution of the connected component.
  • Page 25: 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 connection on external device. HDMI cable For enjoying sound only You can enjoy the sound from the external device you connect.
  • Page 26: Optical In Connection

    Connecting OPTICAL IN connection USB connection Connect an optical output jack of external devices to Connect USB memory device to the USB port on the the OPTICAL IN jack. back of the unit. Optical cable To the optical output jack of external device 1.
  • Page 27: Usb Device Requirement

    Connecting USB device requirement Playable file y Devices which require additional program Sampling Frequency installation connected to a computer, are not MP3 : within 32 to 48 kHz supported. WMA : within 32 to 48 kHz y Do not extract the USB device while in operation. OGG : within 32 to 48 kHz y For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than a FLAC : 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz,...
  • Page 28 Connecting Note y Folders and files on the USB are recognized as below. : Folder : File y If there is no file in a folder, the folder will not appear. y File will be played from file $A to file $J one by one.
  • Page 29: 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 follows. 1. Connect the USB device to the USB port. 2.
  • Page 30: Other Operations

    Note y Make sure that the sound output of your TV is set to [External speaker]. y This function does not operate on LG TV’ s magic remote control. y This function may not work well when some TV control functions such as HDMI CEC, SIMPLINK and LG Sound Sync set to ON.
  • Page 31: Auto Power On/Off

    Optical, LG TV or Bluetooth. there is no signal for a certain period of time When you turn on your TV or an external device from the TV connected by LG Sound Sync connected to this unit, this unit recognizes the input (Optical/Wireless).
  • Page 32: Auto Function Change

    Quick Start Auto function change This unit recognizes input signals such as Optical, HDMI ARC, Bluetooth and LG TV and then changes This unit can stay in standby mode with low power suitable function automatically. consumption, so that the unit can reduce boot time when you turn on this unit.
  • Page 33: Using A Bluetooth Wireless Technology

    For example, if your unit has a MAC address such as 9C:02:98:4A:F7:08, you In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, will see “LG SL6Y(08)” on your Bluetooth devices must be able to interpret certain profiles. This device. speaker is compatible with following profile.
  • Page 34 Operating Note 4. When this unit is successfully connected with your Bluetooth device, y If Bluetooth connection does not work well, “PAIRED” [ your device’ s name [ “BT” appears try pairing it again. on the display window. y The sound may be interrupted when the Note connection has interference by the other electronic waves.
  • Page 35: Controls Connected Bluetooth Device

    “Music Flow Bluetooth” You can limit Bluetooth connection to only app. BT (Bluetooth) and LG TV function to prevent unintended Bluetooth connection. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” To turn on this function, press and hold N on...
  • Page 36: Activate Bluetooth With "Music Flow Bluetooth" App

    Operating Note Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App through “Google Android Market y “Music Flow Bluetooth” app will be available in the software version as follow; (Google Play Store)” - Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later) 1. Tap the “Google Android Market (Google Play y If you use “Music Flow Bluetooth”...
  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player or Bluetooth device. The AUTO POWER function y Check the state of SIMPLINK on your LG TV and turn off SIMPLINK. does not work. y Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate.
  • Page 38: Notes To Use Wireless

    Troubleshooting Symptoms Cause & Solution The unit does not connect y Turn off the Bluetooth connection lock function. (Page 35) 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 39: Notes To Release Demo Mode

    Troubleshooting NOTES to release Demo mode Symptoms Cause & Solution Can not change input source with F such as BT Unplug the power cord and plug it in again. If that (Bluetooth), HDMI etc. and only [DEMO] indication doesn’t work, press and hold F (About 5 seconds) on is showing in the front display.
  • Page 40: Appendix

    The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks 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.
  • Page 41: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power consumption Refer to the main label on the unit. y Model : DA-50F25 y Manufacturer : Asian Power Devices Inc. AC adapter y Input : 100 - 240 V ~ 50 - 60 Hz y Output : 25 V 0 2 A Approx.
  • Page 42 Appendix Wireless subwoofer Power requirements Refer to the main label on the subwoofer. Power consumption Refer to the main label on the subwoofer. Type 1 Way 1 Speaker Impedance 3 Ω Rated Input Power 220 W RMS Max. Input Power 440 W RMS Approx.
  • Page 43: Handling The Speaker

    Appendix Handling the Speaker When shipping the speaker Please save the original shipping carton and packing materials. If you need to ship the speaker, for maximum protection, re-pack the speaker 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 speaker.

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