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Digital music has gone audiophile, with higher sampling rates and bit depth which can contribute to a more accurate, more enjoyable listening experience. This CTA-certified sound bar can play back lossless stereo audio at up to 24-bit/96kHz quality.
Wireless Surround Ready
This upgradeable sound bar has been designed to accept optional wireless surround speakers (SPJ4-S kit sold separately), adding the premium cinema experience of dedicated rear channels, with wireless convenience.
Adaptive Sound Control
For maximum enjoyment of various types of programming (movies, sports, games, etc.), LG-exclusive Adaptive Sound Control can automatically detect what’s playing and then enhance the clarity and impact of the audio.
LG Sound Sync
Enhance the home cinema experience without the clutter of unnecessary cables. LG Sound Sync technology links compatible LG televisions to the sound bar wirelessly, using Bluetooth.
Wirelessly stream music directly from your Smartphone or other compatible device for a seamless listening experience.
An outboard wireless subwoofer can drastically improve the cinematic audio experience, adding room-shaking bass to movies and more.
Rated 2 out of
Sub cuts out very oftenBought this about 3 months ago. Was very good with music, tv, and movies. With the subwoofer cutting out rarely. Now the sub cuts out just about every other bass drop. Would not buy or recommend to a friend
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 4 out of
Great soundI bought this within the month, really liked the ease of setting it up! The only negative I see is the remote. It is definitely better than the last one but really needs the quick instructions on the back of the remote so I don’t have to go get the booklet. I added the rear speaker kit ant it too was very easy to set up! I would buy again!
Date published: 2018-04-26
Rated 5 out of
Fills the room with soundI’ve owned this for a month (with the add-on rear speakers) and still am thrilled with how this fills the room with sound. It doesn’t overpower your ears, yet I can clearly hear the talking in movies and still enjoy all the background noises. For the price it seems like one of the better options, especially with the ease in which it connected and operates with my LG tv.
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NEED TO BUY A REMOTE FOR MY SOUND BAR MODEL # SJ5Y
Asked by: TOM1995
Parts and accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, Encompass Parts. Their contact number, for placing orders and pricing information, is 866-779-7906. You can also use their website, at https://www.encompass.com/ ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2020-02-18
Even though it is discontinued does he limited warranty still count? Ours did not come with a power cable.
Asked by: Melea23
Hello, if the unit was bought brand new, closed box (sealed), from an authorized dealer it would receive the manufactures warranty. If you are in need of any assistance, please drop us a line on Twitter at @LGUSSupport, on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LGUSSupport/ or give us a call at 1-800-243-0000. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-12-10
This may sound dumb but how do you turn the SJ5Y sound bar on? I have it connected with a HDMI cable to a Phillips TV and of course have the power bar & sub plugged in but no power. Also the green light on the sub is not on. Please help!
Asked by: Rideye
It sounds like we'll need to walk through some troubleshooting for your SJ5Y. Please head over to our support team via @LGUSSupport on Twitter so that we can dig into this a little more for you. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-28
I bought the sound bar and rear speaker kit but am unable to turn surround to ON status on my LG tv so rear speakers inoperable. Tried holding down Autovol per directions to turn surround on. Will not turn surround on. Any suggestions?
Asked by: TheKeithF
When you press the AUTO VOL as listed in the manual, do you see SURROUND scroll? It would be suggested to ensure the rear speakers are connected properly on the unit. If this doesn't correct the issue, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-10-03
Is there a recall for Model # SJ5Y sound bar ?
Asked by: nyboy_x5
There have been no recalls issued for this model.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-05-24
Will this sound bar work with the magic remote?
Asked by: Krafty
The 2.1 ch High Resolution Audio Sound Bar, Model # SJ5Y is not Magic Remote Compatible...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-04-26
what does it mean WF when I push the EQ button
Asked by: DaNielsen
We appreciate your interest in this Sound Bar System. Pressing the EQ button allows adjustment of the Equalizer. The WF setting allows adjustment to the Woofer speaker.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2018-01-06
Can you connect Bluetooth head phones to the soundbar
Asked by: Elky
We appreciate your interest in this Sound Bar System. This device has not been designed for compatibility with a Bluetooth Headset
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1Actual battery time may vary depending on device settings and usage.