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Key Features

  • High Resolution Audio (24bit/96kHz)
  • DTS Virtual:X Sound
  • Wireless Surround Sound Ready
  • Bluetooth Streaming
  • Adaptive Sound Control (ASC)
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The Sound Bar for the Serious Watcher

Enjoy high resolution cinema-like audio. With this high-performing sound bar the action flows above and around you to complete your home theater.

High Resolution Audio

High Resolution Audio

Digital music for audiophiles, with higher sampling rates and bit depth, both of which can contribute to more accurate, more enjoyable music listening. This certified High-Resolution Audio sound bar can play back lossless stereo audio at up to 24-bit/96kHz quality.

Learn More about High Resolution Audio


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.

*Audio quality dependent on original source of content.

24-bit Upsampling

*Compatible high-resolution music files required, sold separately.

SK5Y DTS Virtual:X

DTS Virtual:X

Experience mind-blowing multi-dimensional sound regardless of room size or layout. DTS Virtual:X transforms any movie, TV show or music into immersive audio that envelops the listener with Virtual Height and Virtual Surround channels plus enhanced bass and crystal-clear dialogue.

Wireless Surround Ready

Wireless Surround Ready

This upgradeable sound bar has been designed to integrate with the SPK8-S optional wireless surround speakers (kit sold separately), adding the premium home theater audio of dedicated rear channels, with wireless convenience.

Learn More About Wireless Surround Speaker


Surround Sound Expansion

Upgrade to a truly cinematic surround audio experience. This optional kit (SPK8-S) includes a receiver unit that links wirelessly to compatible LG Sound Bars, then connects to a pair of supplied speakers that can be placed behind the listener.

Surround Sound Expansion
Adaptive Sound Control

Adaptive Sound Control

Action movies, dramas, sports, music and even the nightly news all have different audio profiles, so don't listen to them all the same way: Adaptive Sound Control identifies what's playing and automatically adjusts the sound mode to create the ideal audio experience.

TV Remote Compatibility

TV Remote Compatibility

TV Remote Compatibility
Reduce remote control clutter by using the TV remote to operate the LG sound bar. Eight brands* of television remote are currently supported, enabling volume adjustment on the sound bar as easily as on the TV.

*LG, Vizio, SONY, Samsung, Philips, Panasonic, Toshiba, Sharp


What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from We have enjoyed it very much. Also they help me when I had a problem.
Date published: 2018-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy to set up great sound no wires running every where slim speaker fits under the tv
Date published: 2018-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sounds OK, but power spec is a joke Overall this sounds OK, But the claimed power spec (360 Watts total, 80 watts per front channel and 200 in the sub) cannot possibly be true. The power consumption of the units (as listed) is 22 watts in the soundbar and 33 in the subwoofer. In reality they probably are no more than 50% efficient. That makes a more realistic power for the speakers as 5 watts per front speaker and 15 watts for the sub. There can be legitimate debates around how to measure power levels in a speaker (what distortion is acceptable) But there is no way the speaks can deliver more audio power than comes in through the wall outlet. I don't know why vendors can't just tell the truth. We can take it..
Date published: 2018-08-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great sound , poor voice I know you get what you paid for but my reasoning for buying a sound bar was to first upgrade the sound on my LG oled tv (b7) and to get better voice, I found myself rising the volume way to high to just to hear what is been said and unfortunately this sound bar doesn’t fix it, the only thing is good for is for explosions and making action movies more cinematic but even on those movies you need to hear what is been said so please avoid it if posible I’m really thinking on returning it but how do I justified that to my wife after convincing her of buying it on the first place, oh by the way not all sound bars work with the CEC on this TVs so your choices are limited that way too
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sounds great I purchased this for a great price at Fry's Electronics. I paired it with an older LG 47" plasma in our game room, and it added a whole new dimension to watching movies and sports in that room. It paired beautifully and sounds great.
Date published: 2018-08-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great value on a soundbar I bought this when buying a new TV. I was slightly disappointed in the subwoofer, and I wish it showed volume and bass level, but the overall sound is a great improvement over the TV speakers
Date published: 2018-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SK5Y I am totally satisfied with the product that I purchased. The sound is excellent and the subwoofer meets expectation.
Date published: 2018-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Sound Exactly one month ago I had purchased my LG SK5Y soundbar and I am so very satisfied with my purchase. After my connections via hdmi to my television, I was so impressed with the sound that was coming out that soundbar. It has so many musical inputs and I tried them all and was listening for hours. I am truly happy with my purchase.
Date published: 2018-08-01
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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 size are the 2 included screws that are used to mount the soundbar to the wall mount brackets? These were missing when I bought the unit.

Asked by: Johnny6
Hello, they are Diameter 4mm and length of 8mm. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-07-27

how can i increase the max volume? my tv speakers are much much louder than the bar s 100. also, what is the menu of items across the bottom of the screen? it seems to be highlighting tv features, like the brightness and clarity of the picture.

Asked by: Minerva
Hello, we do need more information to be able to assist. Please give us a call at 1-800-243-0000 when you are with the unit. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-07-10

Does this sound bar SK5Y support 240V power ?

Asked by: KunalKK
Hi KunalKK. The LG 2.1 ch High Res Audio Sound Bar w/ DTS Virtual:X Sound, Model # SK5Y cannot be used at 240 V. It has a power rating of 120 VAC, 60 Hz....^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-06-15

Can the sound bar be mounted directly to the bottom of an LG TV ? My TV is wall mounted with a "hinged" bracket and it does not appear that it would be easy to attach a the bar to it.

Asked by: JRBF
Unlike the LG 4.1 ch High-Resolution Audio Sound Bar, Model # SJ8 which could be mounted directly under OLED65C7P, OLED55C7P, OLED65B7P and OLED55B7P LG OLED TVs using the LG Sound Bar Bracket, Model # T8, there isn't a bracket that is designed for the LG 2.1 ch High Res Audio Sound Bar w/ DTS Virtual:X Sound, Model # SK5Y. However, it does come with two brackets that you can use the supplied Wall Bracket Install Guide to align the brackets as close to the bottom of the TV as you can get it...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-06-11
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