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SJ8

Key Features

  • High Resolution Audio
  • Chromecast Built-in
  • 4K Pass-Through (HDCP 2.2)
  • 1.5” Ultra-Slim Design
  • Hi-Fi DAC
Suggested Price

$599.99

Suggested Price
SJ8 Sound Bar

          

High Resolution Audio

High Resolution Audio

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/192kHz quality.

Chromecast Built-In

Chromecast
Built-In

Stream tunes wirelessly to the sound bar from popular apps* like Pandora and Google Play Music. Chromecast works seamlessly with a smartphone or tablet, iPhone, iPad, Mac or Windows laptop or Chromebook.

*Please check with content providers as services or products are subject to change at any time. Internet connection is required. Subscriptions may be required for some services.

4K Pass Through

4K Pass-Through

4K resolution is the new video quality standard for streaming, disc and beyond. This sound bar supports HDCP 2.2 so it can deliver the full home cinema experience with no loss of 4K image quality.

Ultra Slim Design

Ultra Slim Design

This 1.5 inch, ultra-thin LG sound bar coordinates beautifully with a wide range of premium TVs while complementing the most refined living room décor.

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T8 OLED TV Mount Stand**

Complete the in-home cinema experience with the help of this elegant accessory. The optional T8 OLED TV Mount Stand kit allows the high-performance SJ8 sound bar to attach beautifully beneath the clean, graceful lines of B7 and C7 model LG OLED TVs.

**T8 OLED TV Mount Stand provided separately with purchase of SJ8 at select retailers.
Consult your local retailer for details.

OLED Mount Stand
24-bit Upsampling

24-bit Upsampling

24-bit sound contains more data than lower-quality audio, and is the standard for high-resolution music. This feature converts lower-resolution audio to a high-resolution 24-bit format for a more premium listening experience.

Adaptive Sound Control

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.

Wireless Connectivity

Wireless Connectivity

Wirelessly stream music directly from your Smartphone or other compatible device for a seamless listening experience.

LG Sound Sync

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.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
GENERAL
CONVENIENCE
EMBEDDED MUSIC SERVICES
SOUND MODES
AUDIO FORMAT
SPEAKERS
CONNECTIVITY
POWER
DIMENSIONS/ WEIGHTS
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
WARRANTY / UPC

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bluetooth is very unsecure I have been using this sound bar for about half a year. I have had no issues with it, except that frequently my neighbors (I live in a high populated area of town with many apartments) are fully capable of connecting to my LG soundbar. At any time. I will simply be watching hulu or playing games, and my sound bar will cut out, switch to Bluetooth, and automatically play whatever the source wishes. I can physically hear other people's music and tv playing through my sound bar, and this happens on the regular now. I am writing this review, because this time, someone must have connected to my sound bar once again, because I had just turned everything off, I walk into another room, and can hear candy crush or bejeweled or whatever playing out of my sound bar. I shut off the sound bar, and before the remote even leaves my hands another user connects to my sound bar and starts playing their music. I have no idea who is doing this, as I am the only one living in my apartment, but have tons of neighbors within range. There is no code, or security for the Bluetooth on the sound bar. An unbelievable manufacture flaw in connection security. Which makes my $200 sound bar useless now because all my neighbors freely and stupidly connect to my bar, always overriding whatever I am using it for.
Date published: 2018-09-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sound... BUT Great sound and sleek looking with my LG television. But, I cannot get the AV to sync. TV and sound bar are connected via the optical cord. When I increase the ms response the disparity gets worse. Any advice would be helpful. I would conditionally recommend this product.
Date published: 2018-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Sound Quality I really loved this sound bar and very happy with the sound quality.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from to thin , no mid range for a 4.1 system A fail for LG and i love them tv,s to sound bars even the SH5B was much louder, more clear and had way more bass and hit all the highs and lows. This was their flop before the sk10y now thats a system but just way to long just like this come on lg we dont want our sound bars hanging out the window
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Sound, but..... Easy to hook up and configure....pretty good sound, with just enough sub-woofer in the mix to keep things interesting. Setting up the voice-sync can be a bit challenging, and there's a LOT of online discussion about how to fix it. Right now I'm using PCM output to the bar and all is well.
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Slim design I'm very happy with this sound bar. It has a great sound and is very slim so it fits perfectly in front of my TV. This is a great sound bar for the price.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product great buy. Good sound. Yes good value
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Definitely needed with new TV purchase. Makes quite a difference
Date published: 2018-03-20
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ASK & ANSWER

Ask your questions. Share your answers.
Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

What rear speakers I can buy for my Sj8 soundbar?

Asked by: Alvana58
The LG 4.1 ch High-Resolution Audio Sound Bar, Model # SJ8 is a Music Flow Soundbar that you can add additional speakers to as described on page 31 of your owner's manual. The Music Flow speakers that can be added as instructed are models, NP8340 (H3), NP8350B (H4), NP8540 (H5), NP5559NC (P5), NP5558MC (P5), NP5550* (P5) and NP7550 (P7)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-09-10

Will DTS:X or DTS Virtual support be coming to the SJ8 like some of the 2018 sound bars?

Asked by: taoproohet420
Regrettably, we do not have any information regarding future updates to the SJ8. Keep an eye on the product support page for coming information. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-05-02

Can you mount the sound bar on the wall, for example, just below the TV

Asked by: JCB Surf
Yes, you sure can! ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-03-19

I have an LG 65SJ8000 and would like to know recommended mounting bracket for SJ8 soundbar.

Asked by: Bluebino
Hello, wall brackets came with the unit, if you no longer have them, you can order them from here. ^AC https://encompass.com/item/10898268/LG/AAA76521202/Mounting_Bracket
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-02-06

I got a video on my phone. Can i play it on the tv with the soundbar

Asked by: Rudy04
HI Rudy04. Please pardon us, but we are not quite clear on your inquiry and would need some clarification. The LG 4.1 ch High-Resolution Audio Sound Bar, Model # SJ8 is a Bluetooth enabled device that can be paired with a smartphone or TV that supports Bluetooth so that you can stream audio wirelessly via Bluetooth to the SoundBar. If you can cast video to your TV or share video files with your TV from your smartphone and the TV is paired with the Soundbar, you can send the audio from the video files you're watching on the TV via Bluetooth. Please check the instructions in your owner's manual for your TV to ensure that it will support that...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-01-29

Can you tell me which LG rear wireless speakers are compatible with the SJ8 soundbar?

Asked by: Cdoyle19y6
@LGJoel: are you sure? A 4.1 signal includes two rear signal (5.1 adds a center channel). It seems we should be able to add rear speakers to the SJ8, otherwise it is a big step backwards from the previous generation sh7b.
Answered by: dave24
Date published: 2018-03-31

Is it possible to disable the Bluetooth on this sound at? I have a neighbor who connects to it by mistake and it’s very frustration to have the system change the source.

Asked by: TxHogFan94
Hello, please go to the manual, page 55. Once there, set up a Bluetooth connection and then set BLUETOOTH connection lock on page 57. ^AC http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-SJ8
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-13

Is it possible to directly connect the SJ8 sound bar to an OLED lg55b7? While mounted to a wall mount that comes off the wall? I know they have the T8, but that seems to be for sitting on a table

Asked by: DONR60
Hi DONR60. The LG Sound Bar Bracket Stand, Model # T8 is not designed for sitting on a table. It is designed to have the Sound Bar be mounted directly under the 2017 OLED TVs while they are mounted on the wall. The LG B7 OLED 4K HDR Smart TV - 55" Class (54.6" Diag), Model # OLED55B7P has an Optical Digital Audio Output that you can connect directly to the Optical Digital Audio Input on the LG 4.1 ch High Resolution Audio Sound Bar, Model # SJ8 or you can connect the units using their HDMI IN/ARC ports. Depending on how shallow the space is between the TV and the wall with the wall mount that you use, you may need to use angled connector adapters to make the necessary connections...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-12-06
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