Power button for 3 seconds or more, you need to turn on the sound bar again and wait for about 1 minute for the sound bar to connect to the LG WOWCAST.) SOUND BAR & TV...
SOUND BAR & TV + LG WOWCAST F LG WOWCAST a- c HDMI IN HDMI IN OPTICAL (eARC/ARC) (TV eARC/ARC) HDMI OUT HDMI IN OPTICAL IN HDMI OUT If you use LG WOWCAST for connection, connect an external device to the TV.
C When the TV is properly connected to the product, “OPT”, “ARC”, or “E-ARC” will appear on the status display or “LG WOWCAST” scrolls once and then “ARC” or “E-ARC” will appear on the status display. You can listen to TV sounds with the sound bar.
Manually connecting the sound bar to the wireless subwoofer or wireless receiver ([ See “Connecting the wireless subwoofer manually”, “Manual connection” on page 9, 11.) If you see a red LED on the back of the wireless subwoofer or on the front of the wireless receiver, it means that the sound bar is not connected to the speakers.
Using the Product as an Audio System 42 Connecting via Bluetooth 45 Connecting to a USB Storage Device 47 Using the LG Sound Bar app 48 Compatible with Google Assistant 49 Works with Apple AirPlay 50 Spotify Connect 51 Works with Alexa...
Installation Connecting the Product You can enjoy a richer sound by connecting the sound bar to the wireless subwoofer. Connecting the wireless subwoofer automatically After completing installation, the wireless subwoofer will automatically be connected to the sound bar. Connect the sound bar to the subwoofer in the following order. a Plug the power cable into the wireless subwoofer.
Checking the connection with the LED on the back of the wireless subwoofer You can check the connection status by looking at the LED on the back of the wireless subwoofer. LED Colour Status Blinking green Connecting in progress Green Connected successfully Bad connection, or the subwoofer is in standby Power cable not connected...
Connecting the wireless subwoofer manually If you see a red LED on the back of the wireless subwoofer, it means that the sound bar is not connected to the subwoofer. If this is the case, connect them in the following order. a Press the Power button on the sound bar to turn it off.
Connecting the rear speakers to the wireless receiver (SPK8-S, sold separately) Automatic connection After completing installation, the wireless receiver will automatically be connected to the sound bar. Connect the sound bar to the wireless receiver in the following order. a Connect the speaker cables to the corresponding terminals on the rear speakers (left, right). Connect the black striped cable to the negative terminal and the other cable to the positive terminal.
Checking connection status with the LED colour You can check the connection status with the LED on the front of the wireless receiver. LED Colour Status Blinking green Connecting In progress Green Connected successfully Bad connection, or the receiver is in standby Power cable not connected Manual connection If you see a red LED on the front of the wireless receiver, it means that the sound bar is not connected to the...
Attaching the ferrite core (optional) A ferrite core may not be provided depending on national standards. Attaching the ferrite core to the speaker cables Attach the ferrite core to the cables to reduce radio noise. a Pull Part [a] to open the ferrite core. b Wind the wireless receiver's speaker cables twice around the ferrite core.
Setting up surround sound The surround sound function allows you to hear immersive 3D sound produced by multiple audio channels from the speakers, regardless of the channels in the originally recorded content. For example, if you listen to music recorded in 2.0 channels with standard sound effects while the wireless rear speakers are connected, you can hear the following difference.
Turning surround sound on/off a Press Settings button. The product enters the setting mode and you can see “OFF-AUTO POWER” or “ON-AUTO POWER” . OFF-AUTO POWER b While the “OFF-AUTO POWER” or “ON-AUTO POWER” is scrolling in the status display, press Left/ Right button to select the surround sound setting.
Speaker sound based on input channels Output Sound Effects Input Rear speakers not Rear speakers connected connected 2.0 channels AI SOUND PRO Sound customised 5.1 channels with artificial intelligence Other 7.1 channels or more 2.0 channels STANDARD 5.1 channels You can enjoy optimised sound.
Output Sound Effects Input Rear speakers not Rear speakers connected connected 2.0 channels CLEAR VOICE Voice sound clear, 5.1 channels improving the quality of voice Other sound 7.1 channels or more 2.0 channels SPORTS 5.1 channels Realistic sound like in a stadium Other 7.1 channels or more 2.0 channels...
Connecting with a Smartphone via Wi-Fi LG Sound Bar app allows you to connect the product to the network and to control the product. Please check the following first. • Do you have a wireless router? - To connect your smartphone and the product via Wi-Fi, you must have a wireless router.
Downloading with a QR code a Scan the QR code below with a QR code scan app. b You will be directed to a page where you can download the LG Sound Bar app. Tap the app to install it. (Android Phone OS)
Find and tap the LG Sound Bar app installed on your smartphone. b Follow the instructions on the LG Sound Bar app. You will need to agree to the terms of service, Chromecast guide screen, and location permission settings. Turn on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
You will see “RESET” appear on the status display, and all wireless network settings on the product will be cleared. Note • Once you reset the product, you will also need to reconnect the product to the smartphone via Wi-Fi on the LG Sound Bar app. How to deactivate the wireless network connection(s).
([ See “Connecting via Bluetooth” on page 42.) It goes to the Wi-Fi function directly. Wi-Fi b Built-in This uses when operating the AI room calibration on LG Sound Bar app. microphone c Remote Control This receives wireless signals from the remote control.
d Status display Options such as input mode and volume are displayed in text. • If there is no active input for 15 seconds, the status display will automatically dim. When you press the button, the status display will light up again. Note • To reduce power consumption, the product will automatically turn off after 15 minutes of no input signal from an external device.
Back HDMI OUT (TV eARC/ARC) Plug in an HDMI cable to connect the TV to the product. HDMI IN Plug in an HDMI cable to connect an external device to the product. OPTICAL IN Plug in an optical cable to connect the TV to the product. USB port Plug in a USB storage device to play music with the product.
Exploring Remote Control You can use the remote to control all functions of the product, from turning the power on/off to enabling cinematic sound. Replacement of Battery Use AA 1.5V batteries. Replace the two batteries by inserting them into the remote control in accordance with the directions indicated.
d Sound Effects Press the button to select the desired sound field. Status Display Description Artificial intelligence selects the optimal sound settings to AI SOUND PRO suit your content. STANDARD You can enjoy optimised sound. MUSIC Experience premium sound technology from MERIDIAN. CINEMA Play content with 3D sound similar to a movie theater. CLEAR VOICE Voice sound clear, improving the quality of voice sound SPORTS Realistic sound like in a stadium...
View the connected Wi-Fi network or Bluetooth information. h Information Input Mode/Function Shown on Status Display WI-FI Connected app name Connected Bluetooth device name OPT/ARC/E-ARC/HDMI/LG Current sound source WOWCAST Current sound filename i Up/Down/Left/ These buttons are used to adjust the settings of the convenient functions. Right Up/Down: This scrolls through the folders on the USB storage device.
k Settings It allows you to adjust the settings of this product: AUTO POWER, SURROUND, NIGHT TIME, TV REMOTE. Press Settings button and select the setting by using Left/Right button before you press the Up/Down button to turn on/off the setting.
Controlling the product with your TV’s remote control The product volume can be adjusted with LG TV Remote control as well as other brands. Functions controllable with a TV remote control Volume, mute on/off TV brands supported LG, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sharp Electronics, Sony, Toshiba, Vizio...
• Press the Settings button on the TV remote control to check if the TV's audio output is set to [External Speaker]. • You cannot control the product with the LG TV's Magic Remote Control. • When the SIMPLINK or Sound Sync functions of the TV are turned on, this function may not work properly.
Using Night Time This reduces the general sound volume, but raises the volume of soft and delicate sounds. This is useful when enjoying music or a movie late at night. Activating/Deactivating the Night Time function a Press Settings button. The product enters the setting mode and you can see “OFF-AUTO POWER” or “ON-AUTO POWER”...
TV as shown in the picture. HDMI IN HDMI IN TV (e)ARC (eARC/ARC) b Using the USB cable, connect the USB type C plug to the USB terminal on the LG WOWCAST and the standard type A plug to the USB terminal of your TV.
Install the LG WOWCAST on the rear panel of your TV. After attaching the double-sided foam tape on the LG WOWCAST, fix it to the rear panel of the TV. HDMI IN (eARC/ARC) d Press the Function button repeatedly until “OPT/HDMI ARC” appears on the status display. e On your TV's settings, set the output speaker to [HDMI ARC].
• When LG WOWCAST is connected to the HDMI eARC/ARC terminal, do not connect the sound bar and TV with the HDMI cable. If LG WOWCAST and the sound bar are connected to your TV at the same time, it may malfunction.
Connecting with an Optical Cable Transmit your TV’ s audio to the product by connecting it to the TV with an optical cable. You can add a variety of 3D effects to the original audio to fill the room with a deep, rich sound. Watching TV after connecting with an optical cable a If the digital cable terminal has a cover, first remove the covers from both ends. b Using an optical cable, connect the OPTICAL IN terminal on the back of the product to the Optical Digital Output (OPTICAL OUT) terminal on the TV as shown in the picture.
You can adjust the volume with the LG TV remote control if the TV is connected to the product with an optical cable. You can only do so on a TV that supports the LG TV Sound Sync function. Check your TV’ s user manual to see if your TV is supported.
Connecting with an HDMI Cable You can transmit TV audio to the product by connecting the TV to the product with an HDMI cable. Add a variety of 3D effects to the original audio to fill the room with a deep, rich sound. Watching TV after connecting with an HDMI cable a Using the HDMI cable, connect the HDMI OUT (TV eARC/ARC) terminal on the back of the product to the HDMI IN (ARC) terminal on the TV as shown in the picture.
- Functions controllable with a SIMPLINK-compatible LG TV remote control: Power on/off, volume control, mute on/off, etc. • For more information on how to set up SIMPLINK, consult your LG TV’ s user manual. Note • The SIMPLINK function may not work properly depending on the status of the product or other connected devices.
Connecting via Bluetooth Bluetooth is a technology that wirelessly connects electronic products around you. Connect the product to a TV via Bluetooth and enjoy your TV audio in high quality. Watching TV after connecting it wirelessly a Press the Bluetooth pair button.
Connecting to an External Device Experience movies and games in more realism by connecting the product to a device such as a game console or a Blu-ray player. Connecting with an HDMI Cable You can connect your TV or external device to the product with an HDMI cable for a deep, magnificent sound. Connecting an external device via HDMI a Connect an external device such as a DVD or Blu-ray player.
c Press the Function button repeatedly until “HDMI” appears on the status display. d When the external device is properly connected to the product, you can listen to the sound of the device. When playing the video with Dolby Atmos® or DTS:X® technology, either “DOLBY ATMOS” or “DTS:X” will appear on the status display.
Connecting with an Optical Cable You can connect a TV or external device to the product with an optical cable for a deep, magnificent sound. Connecting an external device via optical cable a Use the optical cable to connect the OPTICAL IN terminal on the back of the product to the OPTICAL OUT terminal of your external device (ex. TV, Blu-ray player) as shown in the picture. b Press the Function button repeatedly until “OPT/HDMI ARC”...
Using the Product as an Audio System Connecting via Bluetooth You can play music files stored on a Bluetooth device, or run music apps to enjoy the music with this product. Please check the following first. • Bluetooth devices to be connected to the product should meet the following specifications. - Version: 5.0 or higher - Codec: SBC, AAC • Steps to connect the device to the product may vary depending on the Bluetooth device type and model.
You will see a list of connectable devices on your smartphone. Find and tap “LG_Speaker_SP9YT_XXXX” or the name you registered on the Google Home app. Bluetooth LG Smart Phone AVAILABLE DEVICES LG_Speaker_SP9YT_XXXX LG Smart Phone Bluetooth devices AVAILABLE DEVICES...
Note • The closer the Bluetooth device is to the product, the better your connection. • If you pressed the Bluetooth pair button of the product and selected the “BT” option, but could not connect to the Bluetooth device, you will see “BT READY” on the status display. Check the status of the Bluetooth device.
• Purchase a USB gender changer with a USB 2.0 extension cable. • USB devices with a large storage volume may take several minutes to browse through files. • LG Electronics is not responsible for any data loss. Please always back up the data on your USB storage device to minimise damage caused by data loss.
USB storage devices supported MP3 player Flash MP3 player USB flash device USB 2.0 or higher This product may not recognise some USB storage devices. Playable file specifications File extension Sampling frequency Bitrate 32 kHz - 48 kHz 8 kbps - 320 kbps 32 kHz - 48 kHz 8 kbps - 320 kbps 32 kHz - 48 kHz...
Using AI Room Calibration This technology allows you to analyze the sound coming from the product and fine-tune the audio settings. Tap the Settings button on the first screen of the LG Sound Bar app and tap the [AI Room Calibration] from the list. Please note that, when you start AI Room Calibration, the product may make a louder sound than expected. Sound Settings...
Using Chromecast built-in™ You can listen to your favorite music on this product using hundreds of Chromecast-enabled apps on your phone, tablet or laptop. Simply tap the Cast button from apps you already know and love. No new logins or downloads required.
Works with Apple AirPlay This product allow you to listen to the music from your iOS device through AirPlay. Note • Make sure that this product and your iOS device are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. • Make sure that your iOS device is running iOS 11.4 or later. • The AirPlay 2–Enabled Speakers are needed to stream to multiple speakers.
Stream music through AirPlay From the Control Centre: a Open the Control Centre on your iOS device. b Tap AirPlay ( ). c Choose your product to listen to music. You can choose one or more AirPlay 2 -enabled speakers. From a music player app: a Open a music player app.
Alexa lets you use your voice to control this product by speaking commands through an Alexa Built-in device. Alexa Built-in device is sold Separately. Alexa setup flow a Run the LG Sound Bar app and tap amazon alexa button on the first screen and then follow the instructions. b Sign in to amazon.
Alexa app. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Note • This service is provided by Amazon and can be terminated at any time. LG does not assume responsibility for service availability. • Amazon Alexa app screen is subject to change without prior notice. • This feature may not be available in some countries.
Mounting the Product to a Wall You can mount this product onto a wall. When mounting the product to the wall, follow the instructions below. Please check the following first. • It may be difficult to connect external devices and cables after wall-mounting. First, connect an external device with the proper connection cable to the product before mounting it to the wall. • Please note the following when you mount the product to the wall.
Mounting the Product to a Wall a Find the wall bracket installation guide in the product package. b Align the “TV Bottom Line” on the wall bracket installation guide with the bottom of the TV, and attach it to the wall. Align the centre of the wall-mounted TV with the part marked “TV Center”...
f Fix the brackets firmly to the wall using the wall plugs and screws. g Place the product on the brackets. Position the product on the brackets so the screw holes on the bottom of the product align with the screw holes on the wall bracket. h Firmly attach the product to the wall brackets using the screws provided.
Safety Precautions Safety and Regulatory CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER- SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product’ s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord The Power Plug is the disconnecting device. In case of an emergency, the Power Plug must remain readily accessible. Check the specification page of this owner’ s manual to be certain of the current requirements. Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
For models using a battery This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. CAUTION: Risk of fire or explosion if the battery is replaced by an incorrect type. For models using a built-in battery Do not store or transport at pressures lower than 11.6 kPa and at above 15,000 m altitude. • replacement of a battery with an incorrect type that can defeat a safeguard (for example, in the case of some lithium battery types);...
LG Sound Sync • Check whether your TV supports LG Sound Sync. does not work • Check if the TV is properly connected to the product via an optical cable. - Press the Settings button on the TV remote control to check if the function is...
• Bluetooth pairing (connection) may not work properly depending on the Bluetooth device type or the surrounding environment. LG WOWCAST • Check if the TV is properly connected to the LG WOWCAST with a cable. does not work • Check if the TV sound output is set to [HDMI ARC].
• The connection may not be smooth when disturbed by other electric appliances that be connected to use radio waves, such as microwave ovens and medical equipment. Install the product the LG Sound Bar 1 m away from other home appliances. • Turn off your wireless router and turn it on again.
Problems in Wireless Connection Issue Solution There is radio • Install the product and the wireless subwoofer as close to each other as possible. interference • Do not install the product on metal furniture. • Wireless communication may not work properly in weak signal areas. The Bluetooth • Do you hear noise or experience malfunctions when using Bluetooth? connection...
Appendix Specifications General Power Requirement Refer to the main label. Refer to the main label. Power Consumption Standby power: < 0.5 W Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 1220.0 mm x 57.0 mm x 145.0 mm (including the base) Operation Temperature Range 5 °C - 40 °C Operation Humidity Range...
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 221.0 mm × 390.0 mm × 312.8 mm System Wireless LAN (Internet antenna) 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi network compatible LG WOWCAST General Power Requirement Refer to the main label. Power Consumption Refer to the main label.
Rear Speakers and Wireless Receiver (SPK8-S (SPK8-S, S78S1-S)) (Sold Separately) Wireless Receiver Power Requirement Refer to the main label on the wireless receiver. Power Consumption Refer to the main label on the wireless receiver. 70 W RMS x 2 (3 Ω at 1 kHz, THD 10 %) Rear power Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx.
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Handling the Product When shipping the Product Please save the original shipping carton and packing materials. If you need to ship the product, for maximum protection, re-pack the product as it was originally packed at the factory. Keeping the exterior surfaces clean • Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray near the product.