SL6Y

LG SL6Y 3.1 Channel 420W Sound Bar w/DTS Virtual X & High Resolution Audio

  • 3.1 Channel & 420W
  • DTS Virtual:X
  • Wireless Rear Speaker-Ready
  • High Resolution Audio (24bit/96kHz)
LG SL6Y 3.1 Channel 420W Sound Bar w/DTS Virtual X & High Resolution Audio
$ 299.99
Where to Buy

Instant Home Theater

The SL6Y LG Sound Bar is a great fit for your home theater setup in both audio quality and design, immersing you in the dimensional, virtual surround sound of 3.1ch DTS Virtual:X.
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Feel audio from every direction with wireless rear speaker compatibility.
*Compatible with select LG TVs.
**Compatible high-resolution music files required, sold separately.

Feel Audio From Every Direction with Rear Speaker

Feel audio from every direction with wireless rear speaker compatibility.
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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.
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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dolby Atmos
    No
    DTS:X
    No
  • High Resolution Audio
    Up to 24bit/96kHz
    Multi-Room Mode
    No
  • Easy Setup with BLE
    No
    Chromecast Built-in
    No
  • Wireless Surround Sound Ready
    Yes (SPK8-S)
    Bluetooth Streaming
    Yes
  • DTS Virtual:X
    Yes
    USB Playback
    Yes

GENERAL

  • Channels
    3.1ch
    Total Power
    420W

CONVENIENCE

  • TV Remote Compatibility
    Yes
    Smartphone Remote App (iOS/Android)
    No/Yes
  • Easy Setup with BLE
    No
    Auto Volume Leveler
    Yes (In App)
  • Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Yes
    Dynamic Range Control
    Yes (In App)
  • SIMPLINK
    Yes
    Firmware Over-the-air (FOTA)
    Yes
  • Night Mode
    Yes (In App)
    LCD Display Auto-Dimmer
    Yes

SOUND MODES

  • ASC (Adaptive Sound Control: Default)
    Yes
    Standard
    Yes
  • Bass Blast
    Yes
    Bass Blast +
    Yes
  • DTS Virtual:X
    Yes

AUDIO FORMAT

  • LPCM
    Yes
    Dolby Digital
    Yes
  • DTS Digital Surround
    Yes
    DTS Virtual X
    Yes
  • FLAC (Up to 192kHz) C4A / USB
    Yes
    OGG (Up to 48kHz) C4A / USB
    Yes
  • WAV
    Yes
    MP3
    Yes
  • WMA
    Yes

SPEAKERS

  • Front
    80W (45W+35W) x 2
    Center
    40W
  • Subwoofer
    220W

CONNECTIVITY

  • Wireless Active Subwoofer
    Yes
    Bluetooth
    Yes (4.0)
  • HDMI 1.4 Out
    1
    HDMI 1.4 Input
    1
  • USB
    Yes

POWER

  • Soundbar Power Consumption
    38W
    Soundbar Standby Power Consumption
    <0.5W
  • Subwoofer Power Consumption
    33W
    Subwoofer Standby Power Consumption
    <0.5W

DIMENSIONS/WEIGHTS

  • TV Matching
    40" and above
    Sound Bar (WxHxD)
    41.7" x 2.2" x 3.4"
  • Subwoofer (WxHxD)
    6.7" x 15.5" x 9.8"
    Soundbar Net Weight
    7.6 lbs
  • Subwoofer Net Weight
    11.7 lbs
    Shipping Size (WxHxD)
    45.6" x 8.5" x 21.5"
  • Shipping Weight
    24.9 lbs

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

  • Remote Control
    Yes
    Batteries
    Yes (AAA)
  • Optical Cable
    Yes
    Wall Mount Bracket
    Yes
  • Cable Management
    Yes
    Warranty Card
    Yes

WARRANTY

  • Limited Warranty
    1 Year Parts & Labor

What people are saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound and great bass I bought this product 3 month ago after several searching it was the best for the price. It sound so deep and have a great woofer.
Date published: 2020-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound I bought this for a Christmas gift for my husband. It’s greatly improve the sound of our TV. Very easy to set up
Date published: 2020-01-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good sound bar with Holiday Sale discount I ordered the SL6Y on Black Friday 2019, when LG was running a promotion that had it discounted 50%, to go with a new TV (LG 55SM8600PUA). At that price, this was a sweet deal. Likewise for the SPK8-S rear speakers, at 44% off. I wouldn't have paid anywhere close to the list price for either one -- I'd have gone for a higher-rated competitor. I haven't done any comparisons, but I think the sound is quite good for TV shows and movies, especially when there's actual 5.1 source audio. It's certainly a worthwhile upgrade from the internal TV speakers. If you add the rear speakers, it's important to enable Surround mode on the sound bar (I don't know why it's off by default), and I like the DTS Virtual:X mode for an immersive feeling -- it sounds a bit odd at first, but widens the sound field nicely. I also gave the center channel a little boost to +3 dB, and the rear speakers to +6 dB because I have them several feet behind me on the floor. The Music Flow Bluetooth app for Android makes this all easier to set, and it includes a few settings you can't access from the remote: AV Sync delay, DRC dynamic range control for Dolby Audio, Auto Volume, and Night Time mode. The descriptions for many of the functions are imprecise or absent, unfortunately, and the functions are scattered within a slightly messy UI. I do have a few gripes. First, the sound bar apparently supports Dolby Digital, but NOT Dolby Digital Plus. I really think a product at this level should have support for the latter, which would allow higher quality surround audio over HDMI-ARC. (Likewise regarding DTS Digital Surround vs. DTS-HD.) Second, I was hoping for slightly better integration between the LG TV and sound bar over HDMI-CEC/Simplink; it works, but doesn't support volume display on the TV (like LG Sound Sync can on Optical and Bluetooth). Finally, in 2019+ the HDMI 1.4 passthrough is sub-par; it really should support HDMI 2.0 for 4K HDR and HDCP 2.2. The sound bar comes with two small mounting brackets if you want to mount it on the wall. There are two screws provided to go through the bottom of each bracket into threaded holes on the underside of the sound bar. However, I wanted to install the bar under my TV on an above-fireplace mount, so they would move together. It took me a while to find a setup that I liked -- most sound bar brackets didn't seem like they would extend far enough to match the width of the SL6Y's brackets, which go about 34" apart, and require 2 screws each. BTW, the SL6Y manual recommends using M6 metric screws to attach its brackets to the wall, but I found that they wouldn't fit! M5 screws worked fine, and I had a few left over from the TV mount kit. I bought matching M5 washers, fender washers, and lock nuts to affix the brackets securely to the sound bar mount. The size fits nicely under the 55" TV. In the end, everything looks and sounds great!
Date published: 2020-01-15
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ASK & ANSWER

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Will the SL6Y wireless bluetooth soundbar pair with my LG model OLED 55-B6P-U ?

Asked by: ralphy66
The LG B6 OLED 4K HDR Smart TV - 55'' Class (54.6'' Diag), Model # OLED55B6P is a Bluetooth enabled TV and it can be paired with the LG SL6Y 3.1 Channel 420W Sound Bar w/DTS Virtual X &amp; High-Resolution Audio which also supports Bluetooth...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2020-02-11

Will the LG SL 6Y 3.1 work with an LG 55EC9300 TV?

Asked by: Al 8080
The LG SL6Y 3.1 Channel 420W Sound Bar w/DTS Virtual X &amp; High-Resolution Audio features an HDMI port that supports HDMI ARC functionality and has an Optical Digital Audio Input. The LG Curved OLED 1080p Smart TV - 55'' Class (54.6'' Diag), Model # 55EC9300 also features an HDMI Port (HDMI IN 2/ARC) that also supports HDMI ARC functionality so you can connect the HDMI ARC port on the Soundbar to the HDMI ARC port on the TV or you can connect the Optical Digital Audio In on the Soundbar to the Optical Digital Audio Out on the TV to stream audio from the TV to the Soundbar...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2020-01-09

How to connect the subwoofer

Asked by: Nolaboyy
Information on connecting the subwoofer to the soundbar can be found in the owner's manual beginning on page 16 https://www.lg.com/us/support/product/lg-SL6Y.DUSALLK
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2020-01-07

What bluetooth soundbar can I purchase for my LG 55L W340C? Thank you

Asked by: Scott Scogs12
The LG 55'' Class (TBD'' diagonal) Direct LED Commercial Lite Integrated HDTV, Model # 55LW340C requires the LG Wi-Fi&reg; Bluetooth&reg; USB Dongle, Model # AN-WF500 for it to receive Bluetooth signals. Regrettably, it does not transmit Bluetooth signals and it cannot be paired to Bluetooth enabled Soundbars nor can it transmit the Bluetooth signals to the Soundbars...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-11-22

Hello, I am looking for a soundbar that can mount to the LG model 55LF6000-UB display. What soundbar can I use with LG model number 55LF6000 dispaly

Asked by: mark2121
Regrettably, there aren't any LG Soundbars that are designed to be mounted directly on the LG Full HD 1080p LED TV - 55'' Class (54.6'' Diag), Model # 55LF6000. WE have Soundbars that come with an included Wall Mount Bracket and an included Wall Mount Template Guide that allow you to mount the Soundbar on the wall under the TV. Under 'Included Accessories' in the specifications for our Soundbars, it will list if a specific Soundbar comes with an included Wall Mount Bracket...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-11-30

Where can I find detailed instructions for remote control&nbsp;

Asked by: Jlmartinsen
Information about the remote control can be found on page 9 of the owner's manual https://www.lg.com/us/support/product/lg-SL6Y.DUSALLK
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2019-08-12

What rear speakers are compatible with this the SL6Y sound bar?

Asked by: KMer
The SPK8-S is compatible with the SL6Y. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2019-08-05

can the bass and treble levels be controled via the remote? can the subwoofer levels be controlled separately?

Asked by: abhs
The remote control for the LG SL6Y 3.1 Channel 420W Sound Bar w/DTS Virtual X &amp; High-Resolution Audio has a button that has an equalizer icon on it that can be used to adjust the sound level of each speaker and to adjust rear speakers if they are connected, including the Subwoofer. The Sound Effect button on the remote lets you select a sound effect mode and Bass Blast or Bass Blast + is one of the sound effect modes that you can select to reinforce the bass. There is no treble control...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-07-11
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