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SL8YG

Key Features

  • 3.1.2 Channel
  • Dolby Atmos® & DTS:X
  • Google Assistant built-in
  • Chromecast Built-In
  • High Resolution Audio (24bit/96kHz)
  • Wireless Rear Speaker-Ready
Suggested Price

$799.99

Suggested Price
Promotion Price*

$699.99

Promotion Price*
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Bluetooth® wireless is effortless.

It's so easy to wirelessly pair your LG sound bar, you'll feel like an audio expert. Bluetooth® 4.2 provides range and reliability to connect your LG sound bar to your TV or device, or you can connect via LG Sound Sync*.

*Compatible with select LG TVs.

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4K Pass-through enabled.

4K pass-through ensures a full home theater experience when passing through HDMI connections from an external source, such as a 4K Blu Ray player or streaming device.

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The brilliance of the Google Assistant built-in.

LG smart sound bars offer the ultimate in voice control with the Google Assistant* built-in. Just say "Ok Google" and give a command to control your sound bar, entertainment and smart home.

*Service limited to certain languages. Some features require 3rd party service subscriptions.

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Works with Google Chromecast™.

Cast your favorite music wirelessly from your phone's streaming apps, such as Pandora® or Google Play™ Music. You can even group Chromecast-enabled speakers for a whole-home audio experience.

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Experience powerful, moving audio.

Originally created for the cinema, Dolby Atmos sound technology creates powerful, moving audio that seems to flow all around you, even overhead.*

*Dolby Atmos requires HDMI passthrough from a Dolby Atmos-compatible source device. Dolby, Dolby Atmos and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

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DTS:X is sound that moves all around you.

DTS:X is an immersive audio decoder that places sound where it would occur naturally in space, creating a more lifelike, multi-dimensional audio experience. Feel like you're in the middle of a car chase or hear a storm thundering above you.

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MERIDIAN Technology raises the sound bar.

LG partnered with Meridian Technology, pioneers of High-Resolution Audio, to combine advanced signal processing and refined hardware design, creating a sound field with greater height, width and depth.

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Audio that sounds closer to the real thing.

Leading audio processing technology provides sound quality that surpasses CDs, and allows you to enjoy a stunning 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution — as close to original sound as you can get.*

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

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Feel audio from every direction.

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
GENERAL
CONVENIENCE
SOUND MODES
AUDIO FORMAT
SPEAKERS
CONNECTIVITY
POWER
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHTS
INCLUDED ACCESSORIES
WARRANTY

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Sound My LG soundbar really provides the optimal "movie theater" at home sound experience. The unboxing and set up was super simple as I was intuitively guided by the LG wizards technology.
Date published: 2019-06-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from System is horrible Just bought a 65 inch C9 OLED and wanted better sound... this product is not it. It sounds horrible - plastic and tinny sounding. Further the installation instructions are poor at best - felt like I was playing a game of Pictionairy - nothing but hieroglyphics to try to decipher. Once connected there was no directions to help me understand how to tune the system - can't control the bass, treble, center channel... just clicking buttons randomly with nothing working correctly... overall booo - will be returning product to Best Buy.
Date published: 2019-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound I own several large LG products from large to small, I really can't say enough good things about LG. Naturally when it came time to upgrade my sound bar, it was a no brainier on which brand to go with. I'm loving my LG SL8YG sound bar, it has a lot of amazing features like bluetooth, built in Google Assistant and you can really hear the high quality sound and pairs great with LG 75" Nano Cell ultra-premium LED TV for the ultimate entertainment experience.
Date published: 2019-06-03
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Is the SL8YG soundbar be mounted to the wall? Or do yall not recommend?

Asked by: RyanC86
Wall Mount Brackets come as included accessories with this LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos... ^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-06-13

Can the subwoofer be laid flat (on a wood floor) and placed under the couch? If so, would there be any degradation to the sound quality?

Asked by: Melchizedek
Subwoofers are omnidirectional so in most cases, their placement in a room is not an issue unless you have furniture or other objects that are blocking them and the acoustical properties of your room may also affect them. Placing a Subwoofer under a couch is an unconventional placement for a Subwoofer and not something that is tested for so there is no way to predict how the sound would be affected...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-06-13

Does this soundbar support Dolby Vision Pass-through?

Asked by: Martin13
Hi Martin. The LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos, Model # SL8YG supports 4K Pass-through. 4K Pass-through is a feature that allows a video source to pass unaffected through the Soundbar to a 4K TV without any processing regardless of whether that signal is carrying static HDR or Dynamic HDR metadata...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-05-28

Does it work with alexa? How to connect it?

Asked by: Nwcute
The LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos has Google Assistant and Chromecast Built-In, it is not Amazon Alexa compatible...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-05-10

What are the proper surround speakers to pair with this sound bar?

Asked by: BMezy
The LG SPK8-S 2.0 Channel Sound Bar Wireless Rear Speaker Kit is the only rear wireless speaker kit available that is compatible with the LG SL8Y 3.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-04-29
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