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Press Release

09/03/2009

Super slim LG Blu-ray Soundbar with wireless subwoofer comes to the UK

This design-led all-in-one system delivers supreme audio, seamless connectivity and in a simple, yet sophisticated package

 

 

 

Berkshire, 3 September 2009 - LG Electronics (LG), a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, today launches the HLB54S, a super slim Blu-ray Soundbar with wireless subwoofer at this year’s IFA 2009 show in Berlin 4 – 9 September [Messe Berlin GmbH. Hall 11.2, stand 101]. More than just a sound bar, the HLB54S’s brings the best in high definition image, sound and online content into your living room.

 

With its sleek minimalistic design, the HLB54S is specially tuned by Mr Mark Levinson for superior sound quality. Boasting 430W of power, a wireless subwoofer and an integrated Wi-Fi Blu-ray player with the latest in home networking capabilities, this perfectly formed all-in-one system pulls out all the stops in design and the best home entertainment experience.

 

With Blu-ray technology and full HD (1080p) up-scaling, the quality of the image and sound have never been clearer, enabling you to enjoy every detail on the screen from your Blu-ray movies, as well as improving the quality of your existing DVD collection.

 

Featuring advanced Digital Living Network (DLNA) this Soundbar is capable of accessing your digital content by connecting to other DLNA compatible devices such as PCs or mobiles to share movie and music from your living room and with fully integrated Wi-Fi technology, there is no need for a hardwired connection.   It also has integrated Video on demand (VoD), for one click access to the 2.5 billion online videos on YouTube and the addition of BD Live means you also have access to extra content and downloadable features from filmmakers’ websites. 

 

Designed to fit-in with your life, the HLB54S includes an iPod / iPhone dock, for easy recharge and playback of all your current, favourite tunes, via the remote control. With 2 HDMI inputs, this also allows you to hook up other devices such as a game console, DVD recorder or HD satellite box offering great connectivity.  Finally, the inclusion of the LG Sound Gallery offers seven simple options to enhance the sound being played in your home, so with the night mode you can turn down the bass to avoid waking your sleeping children!

 

The HLB54S will be available in the UK from November 2009.

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Features:

 ·         430W of sound, specially tuned by Mr. Mark Levinson

·         Playback Blu-ray discs in Full HD

·         DLNA Digital Living Network Alliance - wirelessly stream pictures, music and videos from your PC or mobile

             ·         Wi-Fi - wirelessly connect to your broadband and home network

·         Stream You Tube Videos from the internet

·         Wireless Subwoofer

             ·         iDock – connect your iPod & control it all from the remote control

·         2 HDMI inputs

·         Play DVD's and upscale them to 1080P

·         LG Sound Gallery

·         BD Live – download extra movie content

 

About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 84,000 people working in 115 operations including 84 subsidiaries around the world. With 2008 global sales of $44.7 billion, LG comprises of five business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning and Business Solutions. LG is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, audio and video products, mobile handsets, air conditioners and washing machines. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both A Global Partner of Formula 1™ and A Technology Partner of Formula 1™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.

 

About LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company

The LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company is a top global player in flat panel displays, audio players and video products for the consumer and professional markets. LG's product areas include LCD and plasma televisions, home theatre systems, Blu-ray disc players, audio components and video players, and plasma display panels, among others. While focusing on creating feature-rich devices, the company is also pursuing stylish designs and pushing technological boundaries to improve the home entertainment experience.

 

 For high-res images and further information please contact:

Firefly Communications

Mike Sharman / Lucy Dee

lghomeentertainment@fireflycomms.com

+44 (0)20 7386 1576

 

LG Electronics

Sarah Brambley

sarah.brambley@lge.com

+44 (0) 1753 491 628

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