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[LG webOS TV] – Sound output options

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SETTING UP AUDIO SOUND OUTPUT


 


 

[LG webOS TV] Sound Options


 

LG webOS televisions are designed as standalone entertainment centers with the emphasis on picture quality, ease of use and adaptability to numerous video sources yet still capable of producing incredible sound despite body thinness generally not conducive to such.

Some customers however will seek at enhancing the audio experience wishing to immerse themselves in viewed content on screen by bringing the sound delivery to heights of surround sound through the use of external audio equipment.

Whichever the pleasure, the LG webOS TV will accommodate providing on-screen menu parameters are properly set.



Sound

Select Mode


Settings and advanced settings buttons   Sound   Select Mode

You can select the most suitable sound mode for each genre.


AI Sound / AI Sound Pro

Automatically optimize sound based on content type.

Standard

Optimizes the sound for all types of content.

Cinema

Optimizes the sound for cinemas.

Clear Voice / Clear Voice Pro

Boosts voice clarity.

Sports / Soccer / Cricket

Optimizes the sound for sports games.

Music

Optimizes the sound for music.

Game Optimizer

Optimizes the sound for gameplay.

  This setting only applies to the TV internal speakers or HDMI (ARC) connected devices that support TV Sound Mode Share .

  Configurable items differ depending upon model.




Using Internal TV Speakers


Settings and advanced settings buttons   Sound   Sound Out Use TV Speaker


Audio is played through the TV’s internal speakers.




Using External Wireless Speakers


Settings and advanced settings buttons   Sound Sound Out Use Wireless Speaker


Bluetooth Device


Wirelessly connect a Bluetooth audio device to enjoy TV sound more conveniently.


Refer to the user manual of the Bluetooth audio device for details on how to connect and use the device.

- Press (three-dot Additional option button) to view the connected devices or any devices that can be connected and connect to any one of them.

- LG Sound Sync devices will automatically try to connect to the recently used devices when you turn the TV on.

- We recommend that you connect an LG audio device that supports LG Sound Sync, using LG TV mode or LG Sound Sync mode on the device.

  Some models may not be supported.

  If the device fails to connect, check the power of the device to connect to and check if the audio device is working properly.

  Using a Bluetooth headset is recommended when you connect two Bluetooth devices.

  Depending on the type of the Bluetooth device, the device may not connect correctly or an abnormal behavior may occur such as unsynchronized video and audio.

  • The mobile-only headsets may not work.
  • If two different Bluetooth devices are connected and used at the same time, the voice may not match.

  Sound may stutter or sound quality may be reduced if:

- the Bluetooth device is too far from the TV;

- there are obstacles between the Bluetooth device and the TV; or

- used together with radio equipment such as a microwave oven or wireless LAN

  If the Picture Select Mode is set to Game Optimizer and Sound Out is set to Bluetooth Device , Picture Select Mode changes to Standard .

If you continue to experience problems, we recommend using a wired connection. ( Optical digital, HDMI (ARC) port )




WiSA Speakers

You can wirelessly connect the TV to the WiSA Speakers to enjoy high-quality sound.


Select (three-dot Additional option button   )to adjust detailed settings for WiSA Speakers .

Some models may not be supported.

To use the WiSA speakers, you need to connect the exclusive dongle.

Connection issues between the WiSA Dongle and WiSA Speaker may occur in environments with wireless interference. In this case, contact the speaker manufacturer.

For more information on the purchase of WiSA authorized products, check on www.wisaassociation.org.




Mobile Device

If you install the LG ThinQ app on a smart device and connect it to your TV, you can use the device as a speaker for the TV.




Using Wired Speakers


Settings and advanced settings buttons   Sound Sound Out Use Wired Speaker


Optical Out Device


You can connect an audio device that supports Optical to the optical digital audio output port to enjoy your TV’s sound in richer quality and greater convenience.

Only available for models with an optical digital port.

For some devices, you can adjust the volume using the TV remote control.




HDMI (ARC) Device


Sound from the TV can be output through an external audio device connected via a HDMI (ARC) port.

Select HDMI(ARC) Device to automatically turn on SIMPLINK. Once SIMPLINK is turned off, the output speaker settings automatically revert to the default settings for uninterrupted audio output.




Audio Out Device / Wired Headphones


Select Wired Headphones or Audio Out Device to optimize audio output according to the device connected.

Some models may not be supported.

If you connect the wired headphones while the TV is powered on, it automatically detects the wired headphones and redirects audio through them.




Using Multiple Speakers


Settings and advanced settings buttons   Sound Sound Out Use Multiple Speakers


Audio can be played through multiple devices simultaneously.




Bluetooth Device + TV Speaker


Both the internal speaker of the TV and the Bluetooth speaker can be used to output the sound at the same time or a surround sound can be used.

Up to two Bluetooth devices of the same model can be connected.


01 Select to connect a Bluetooth speaker.

02 Run Audio Delay to synchronize the TV's internal speaker with the Bluetooth speaker. You can adjust the sync automatically or manually.


When you set Sound Out as Bluetooth Device + TV Speaker , if Picture Select Mode is Game Optimizer , it will be changed to Standard and Dolby Atmos will be turned off.

While using Screen Share function, the video and audio may be out of sync. We recommend using Use TV Speaker in Sound Out .

Depending on the type of your Bluetooth device, two devices may not be connected at the same time.

Depending on the type of the Bluetooth device, the device may not connect correctly or an abnormal behavior may occur such as unsynchronized video and audio.




Optical Out Device + TV Speaker

 
Audio is played through the TV’s built-in speakers and the audio device connected to the digital optical audio output port simultaneously.




Wired Headphones + TV Speaker


Audio is played through the TV’s internal speakers and the Wired Headphones simultaneously.

Some models may not be supported.

If you connect the wired headphones while the TV is powered on, it automatically detects the wired headphones and redirects audio through them.




Dolby Atmos


Settings and advanced settings buttons   Sound Advanced Settings Dolby Atmos


Dolby Atmos is based on the concept of audio objects. Any sound can be mixed as a single audio element, an object, that’s independently placed in three-dimensional space.

Your new LG TV has been enabled with the latest Dolby Atmos sound technology.

Dolby Atmos is the ultimate sound experience which creates moving audio that flows around you using TV speakers.

The menu, which acts as On/Off, has the default value set to On . Given the effect of Dolby Atmos , Dolby Atmos content applies in order to produce the expected effect, meaning the video source must contain DOLBY ATMOS coding signal for that type of sound to be reproduced (When turned On in the Menu.)

Some Dolby Atmos content may not be played.




Balance


Settings and advanced settings buttons   Sound Advanced Settings Balance


You can adjust the volume of the left and right speakers.

This setting is only available for Internal TV Speaker.




Equalizer


Settings and advanced settings buttons  Sound Advanced Settings Equalizer


You can adjust the sound by increasing or decreasing the output of the specific frequency range of the voice signal.

This option can be enabled if Sound Select Mode is set to Standard .

This setting only applies to the internal speakers of the TV or HDMI (ARC) connected devices that support TV Sound Mode Share .





Additional Information pertaining to   VINTAGE webOS TV models:




how to use   Playing audio through television’s internal speakers


 

             home   settings   advanced setting    Sound     Sound Out Internal TV Speaker


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             Audio is played through the television's internal speakers .

             This feature is available only for models with built-in TV speakers.



how to use  Obtaining audio via external audio device connected  to digital optical

          port or HDMI (ARC)  


             home   settings   advanced setting  Sound   Sound Out Audio Out (Optical/HDMI ARC)


             TV audio is played through an external audio device connected to the digital optical port or

             HDMI (ARC) jack. Digital Optical is limited to 5.1 channel configuration while HDMI supports

             audio configuration greater than 5.1 channels.

             Enable SIMPLINK to play audio through HDMI (ARC). Sound system should also have function

             set to ARC .

             ●  If you select Off while SIMPLINK is enabled, the audio output setting is restored to the default setting

                in order to ensure uninterrupted audio output.


             Configuring digital sound output settings

              home   settings   advanced setting  Sound   Sound Out Audio Out (Optical/HDMI ARC) Digital Sound Out


             You can configure the Digital Sound Out settings.

             ● These settings are available only when external audio device

                (digital optical or HDMI ARC)/TV's internal speakers + external audio device (digital optical) is selected.


Digital audio output chart

Sound Input

Digital Sound Output

Auto

 MPEG

PCM

 Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital

 Dolby Digital Plus

Dolby Digital

 HE-AAC

Dolby Digital

 DTS

DTS / PCM

 DTS Express

PCM

 DTS-HD MA

PCM / DTS

PCM

 All

PCM


 

ACRONYM GLOSSARY:

acronym

stands for

ARC

Audio Return Channel

BT

Bluetooth

DTS

Digital Theater Sound

DTS-HD MA

High Definition Master Audio

HDMI

High Definition Media Interface

HE-AAC

High-Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding

MPEG

Motion Picture Experts Group

PCM

Pulse Code Modulation

WiSA

Wireless Speaker and Audio

 



how to use  Using audio device supporting LG Sound Sync


 

           You can enjoy richer TV audio with greater convenience by connecting an LG audio device  carrying the  sound sync  logo.



             Connecting to the digital optical port

             home   settings   advanced setting  Sound   Sound Out LG Sound Sync (Optical)


             Connect your LG audio device to the digital optical audio output port.

             ● Only available for models with digital optical ports.

             ● You can use the TV remote control to adjust the volume of the connected device.
 

             Connecting wirelessly

             home   settings   advanced setting  Sound   Sound Out LG Sound Sync (Wireless)


             Any sound bar or Bluetooth headset audio device that supports LG Sound Sync can be connected wirelessly.

             ● Select Device Selection/Show more devices to view connected devices and devices available for connection.

             ● You can use the TV remote control to adjust the volume of the connected device.

             ● When connecting wirelessly, if the device connection fails, check the power of the connecting device and make sure

                 that the LG audio device is in proper operating condition.

             ● When LG Sound Sync (Wireless) is selected, the TV automatically attempts to connect to a previously connected Sound bar.

             ● When LG Sound Sync (Wireless) is selected, the TV automatically attempts to connect to the last connected device at start-up.

             ● Check if "LG HBS / LG BTS1" is included in the model name of the device you use.

             ● If two or more devices are detected, the first detected device is connected first.

                 You can connect to another device by pressing Show more devices.

             ● For some models, you must connect a Wi-Fi/Bluetooth dongle (provided as an accessory or sold separately) to use this function.



how to use  Other external audio devices (audio output)/headphones


             home   settings   advanced setting  Sound   Sound Out Audio Out (Line Out) / Headphones


             Select Headphones or Audio Out (Line Out) to optimise audio output according to the device connected.

             Some models may support the Headphones function only.

             If you connect the headphones while the TV is powered on, it automatically detects the headphones and redirects audio through them.

             This function is available on certain models only.
 
 
how to use  Obtaining sound via TV's internal speakers and external device simultaneously


             Audio can be played through the multiple devices simultaneously.

             ● This feature is available only for models with built-in TV speakers.


             Using Internal TV Speaker + Headphones

              home  settings   advanced setting  Sound   Sound Out Internal TV Speaker + Headphones


             Audio is played through the TV's internal speakers and the Headphones simultaneously.

             ● If you connect the headphones while the TV is powered on, it automatically detects the headphones and redirects audio through them.

             ● This function is available on certain models only.

             ● You can adjust the volume of the headphones using the remote.


             Using Internal TV Speaker + Audio Out

              home  settings   advanced setting  Sound   Sound Out Internal TV Speaker + Audio Out (Optical)


             Audio is played through the TV's built-in speakers and the audio device connected to the digital optical audio output port simultaneously.



fnction  DTV Audio Setting


             home settings   advanced setting  Sound   DTV Audio Setting


             When different audio types exist in an input signal, this function allows you to select the audio  type you want.

             If set to Auto the search order is HE-AAC → Dolby Digital Plus → Dolby Digital → MPEG and  output is produced

             in the first Audio Format found.

             The following search order may change depending on the country: HE-AAC → Dolby Digital

                 Plus → Dolby Digital → MPEG.

             If the selected Audio Format is not supported, another Audio Format may be used for output.

             This function is available on certain models or in certain countries only.



function  Performing Sound Test


             home   settings   advanced setting  Sound   Sound Test


              Start the Sound Test to check that the audio signal output is normal and then determine whether

              there is an error or not.
              If there is no problem with the test, check the connected external device or broadcast signal.

              Sound test is possible through Internal TV Speakers only.