SL8YG

LG SL8YG 3.1.2 Channel 440W Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos

LG SL8YG 3.1.2 Channel 440W Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

    • Dolby Atmos
    • Yes
    • DTS:X
    • Yes
    • Google Assistant Built-in
    • Yes
    • High Resolution Audio
    • Up to 24bit/96kHz
    • 24-bit Upsampling
    • Yes
    • 4K Passthrough (HDCP 2.2)
    • Yes
    • Group Play Mode
    • Yes (Chromecast)
    • Multi-Room Mode
    • No
    • Easy Setup with BLE
    • Yes
    • Chromecast Built-in
    • Yes
    • Wireless Surround Sound Ready
    • Yes (SPK8-S)
    • Bluetooth Streaming
    • Yes
    • DTS Virtual:X
    • No
    • Meridian Audio Technology
    • Yes
    • Works with the Google Assistant
    • Yes
    • USB Playback
    • Yes

GENERAL

    • Channels
    • 3.1.2ch
    • Total Power
    • 440W

CONVENIENCE

    • TV Remote Compatibility
    • Yes
    • Smartphone Remote App (iOS/Android)
    • Yes/Yes
    • Easy Setup with BLE
    • Yes
    • 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
    • LCD Display Auto-Dimmer
    • Yes

SOUND MODES

    • ASC (Adaptive Sound Control: Default)
    • Yes
    • Standard
    • Yes
    • Music
    • Yes
    • Bass Blast
    • Yes
    • Bass Blast +
    • Yes
    • Movie
    • Yes
    • DTS:X
    • Yes
    • Dolby Atmos
    • Yes

AUDIO FORMAT

    • LPCM
    • Yes
    • Dolby Atmos®
    • Yes
    • Dolby TrueHD
    • Yes
    • Dolby Digital Plus
    • Yes
    • Dolby Digital
    • Yes
    • DTS Digital Surround
    • Yes
    • DTS-HD Master Audio
    • Yes
    • DTS-HD High Resolution
    • Yes
    • DTS:X
    • Yes
    • FLAC (Up to 192kHz) C4A / USB
    • Yes / X
    • OGG (Up to 48kHz) C4A / USB
    • Yes / Yes
    • WAV C4A / USB
    • Yes / X
    • MP3 C4A / USB
    • Yes / Yes
    • AAC
    • Yes / Yes
    • AAC / AAC+
    • Yes

SPEAKERS

    • Front
    • 50W x 2
    • Center
    • 40W
    • Top
    • 40W x 2
    • Subwoofer
    • 220W

CONNECTIVITY

    • Wi-Fi
    • Yes
    • Wireless Active Subwoofer
    • Yes
    • Bluetooth
    • Yes (4.2)
    • LG TV Sound Sync (Bluetooth)
    • No
    • LG TV Sound Sync (Optical)
    • Yes
    • Optical Input
    • 1
    • USB
    • Yes
    • HDMI 2.0 (HDCP 2.2) Out
    • 1
    • HDMI 2.0 (HDCP 2.2) Input
    • 1

POWER

    • Soundbar Power Consumption
    • 39.4W
    • Soundbar Standby Power Consumption
    • <0.5W
    • Subwoofer Power Consumption
    • 36W
    • Subwoofer Standby Power Consumption
    • <0.5W

DIMENSIONS/WEIGHTS

    • TV Matching
    • 49" and above
    • Sound Bar (WxHxD)
    • 41.7" x 2.2" x 4.7"
    • Subwoofer (WxHxD)
    • 8.7" x 15.4" x 12.3"
    • Soundbar Net Weight
    • 9.7 lbs
    • Subwoofer Net Weight
    • 16.8 lbs
    • Shipping Size (WxHxD)
    • 45.5" x 11.02" x 23.1"
    • Shipping Weight
    • 31.5 lbs

INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

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

WARRANTY/UPC

    • Limited Warranty
    • 1 Year Parts and Labor
    • UPC
    • 719192629066

What people are saying

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great product, WHEN it works Bought the product. Shortly after the first use, sound started going in and out, and the woofer made this crackling noise. Brought it in for service. Got it back. Same thing Sent it to LG. Just got it back again. Fingers crossed. Hopefully LG will do right by me if the issue persists beyond this or the same problems reoccur. The product is now outside of warranty.
Date published: 2021-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent sound and base This sound system was so easy to install and hookup!! The sound is amazing with great base!! Goes great with my LG OLED 65" T.V.!
Date published: 2021-02-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great until it wasn't The soundbar was good for the first 8 months. Recently, the HDMI ARC does not work properly. I have tried every piece of advice found in Google searches for a fix. The only thing I have found to work is to disconnect and reconnect all HDMI devices from my LG TV. EVERY TIME I TURN ON THE TV. I like LG products but their customer service is useless. They tell me to attach my receipt to the request and resubmit, which I did from the beginning and now I have not heard back from them. They are probably waiting until my warranty runs out in a few months.
Date published: 2021-02-07
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Is the SL8YG compatible with a 75 UK6500PLA Tv??

Asked by: Pops21
Regrettably, Model # 75UK6500PLA is not a model that was released in the U.S. and we do not have information for it here in the U.S. The LG SL8YG 3.1.2 Channel 440W Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology &amp; Dolby Atmos supports Bluetooth and it features an HDMI Out and an Optical Digital Audio Out. If your TV is a Bluetooth enabled TV, you will be able to pair it with the Soundbar via Bluetooth (i.e. LG Sound Sync). If it has an HDMI ARC port, you can connect that to the HDMI Out (TV ARC) on the Soundbar. The TV should have an Optical Digital Audio Out like most if not all current TVs do and you can connect that to the Optical Digital Audio In on the Soundbar...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2020-09-30

Im not getting sound out of the bar i have it connected to ARC but nothing is coming threw, I can control it with the magic remote but no sound

Asked by: Jay RR
We hate to hear that, but would love to be able to help. We would be happy to see what's going on. Drop us a line on Twitter at @LGUSSupport or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LGUSA/ so we can get more info and see what we can do. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2020-03-09

I LOVE THE SYSTEM HAVE REAR SPEAKERS AS WELL. I HAVE BASS SOUND MODE ON AND WOOFER ALL THE WAY UP. THE BASS JUST DOESNT SEEM THAT LOUD ANY SUGGESTIONS AS IT DID IN THE STORE. ANY SUGGESTIONS?

Asked by: TIMBUCK
We hate to hear that, but would love to be able to help. We would be happy to see what's going on. Drop us a line on Twitter at @LGUSSupport or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LGUSA/ so we can get more info and see what we can do. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2020-03-07

I am struggling to connect to the sound bar using Bluetooth. The manual says I have to connect to the WiFi first. The WiFi I am using requires the MAC address of the device in order to connect. Where do I find the MAC address on this soundbar?

Asked by: Rod10
Please contact LG Customer Support so that we can better investigate your issues and quickly assist you towards a resolution. You can contact our Customer Support by any of the below options: Phone: 1-800-243-0000 Live Chat: https://www.lg.com/us/support/chatbot Email: https://www.lg.com/us/support/email-appointment Facebook Messenger: https://www.facebook.com/LGUSA/ Twitter: @LGUSSupport The LG Community Forum is also a great resource for getting help from other LG customers: https://lgcommunity.us.com ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2020-05-29

How far up to the sound bar should i seat my couch for the best listening experience?

Asked by: plo12
The LG SL8YG 3.1.2 Channel 440W Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology &amp; Dolby Atmos is a Dolby Atmos-enabled Soundbar and Dolby recommends that a Soundbar with a 3:1:2 configuration, as this Soundbar has, it should be located at least 4 to 5 feet(1.2 to 1.5 meters) from the listener&rsquo;s seated position for an ideal playback experience. Avoid sitting too close to the soundbar, and avoid positioning the soundbar so low that you are looking down on the top of the soundbar, as this will disrupt the sonic effect. For ideal results, place the soundbar below your television at approximately ear level and orient the seating position so that it directly faces the television. Avoid placing any obstructions between the soundbar and the listening position. The Dolby height virtualizer is extremely flexible and does not require any special room considerations to work. All viewers within the seating area will experience an enhanced height sensation that previous soundbars do not provide...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2020-01-15

I have a pc through bar to tv. 4k at 60hz work great&nbsp;but I&rsquo;m unable to run 4k 60hz with HDR on, the screen turns green and purple and only able to run hdr if I go to 30hz. Is there some sort of bandwidth limit on the passthrough? pc to tv 4K hdr 60 works&nbsp;

Asked by: Torsil
For best assistance we will need a little more information about your setup. Please reach out to a specialist via Twitter @LGUSSupport or via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LGUSA/ for assistance. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2019-09-27

Could hdmi 2.0 get the &quot;earc&quot; function via firmware upgrade? Does this support Dolby Vision?

Asked by: LA1401089
LG has not made any announcements about the LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel 440W Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology &amp; Dolby Atmos receiving a firmware upgrade that will add support for eARC. The Soundbar does not support Dolby Vision. Dolby Vision is a video signal and the Soundbar does not process video. It does support 4K Pass-through which is a feature that allows a video source to pass unaffected through the receiver to a 4K TV without any processing so it will allow a video signal carrying Dolby Vision dynamic metadata to pass through...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2020-03-12

Hi , my subwoofer's sound keeps cutting off then comes back on it's own. Any thoughts ?

Asked by: Jose85
That's not good! We're sorry to see that you've run into connectivity issues with your subwoofer. We'll need to gather some additional details from you in order to see how we can best assist. Please reach out to a specialist via Twitter @LGUSSupport, Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LGUSA/ ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2019-12-28
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