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Key Features

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


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.


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.


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.

*Requires compatilble content and HDMI passthrough from a compatible source device.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Feel audio from every direction.

Expand your surround sound with two additional wireless speakers in the mix. 2.0ch Rear Speaker Kit expansion delivers audio from behind you for true physical depth of immersive, surround sound in a wall-mountable design.

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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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Will this sound bar hook up with my C8?

Asked by: RJsdad313
There are three ways by which you can connect this LG LG SL9Y 4.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos, Model # SL9YG to your LG C8PUA 4K HDR Smart OLED TV w/ AI ThinQ® TV. You can pair it to the TV using Bluetooth, or you can connect its HDMI Out to the TVs HDMI 2/ARC port or you can use its Optical Digital Audio Input to connect it to the TV's Optical Digital Audio Out...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-05-28

will the LG tv pass thru my stereo system without problems?

Asked by: JoewR
Regrettably, we are not clear on your inquiry about if the LG TV will pass through your stereo without problems. Which LG TV do you have, what is the model number? The LG SL9Y 4.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos, can be connected to a TV in one of three ways. It supports Bluetooth, so if the LG TV that you have also supports Bluetooth, you can pair it with the Soundbar for a wireless Bluetooth connection. If your TV has an HDMI ARC port on it, you can connect that to the HDMI ARC port on the Soundbar, and you also have the option of connecting the TV's Optical Digital Audio Out to the Optical Digital Audio In on the Soundbar...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-05-09

Does the 4k Passthrough include dolby vision passthrough?

Asked by: Atlas3686
Regardless of whether a video signal is carrying HDR10 metadata or Dolby Vision metadata, 4K Pass-Thorugh is a feature on the LG SL9Y 4.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos, Model # SL9YG that will allow the video source to pass unaffected through the Soundbar to a 4K TV without any processing as long as the HDMI ports on the 4K TV are HDCP 2.2 compliant...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-04-18

When is SL9YG soundbar going to be available? 

Asked by: Hseperas
LG announced through a Press Release dated March 26, 2019, that the LG SL9Y 4.1.2 Channel Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos, Model # SL9YG will be available in the week of May 27, 2019...^IFV
Answered by: Ivanf
Date published: 2019-04-02

Will this soundbar or any of the 2019 Soundbars support HDMI 2.1? I want to stream Atmos from the 2019 LG TV’s native Netflix apps.

Asked by: Kyle Smith
Your interest in the LG 4.1.2 ch High Res Audio Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos®, Model # SL9YG is greatly appreciated. Regrettably, this Soundbar has not yet been released and is currently not available and we do not have the specifications to verify what type of ports it will feature. Please stay tuned to the product information page, the full specifications will be available soon and we will update the product page to reflect its full specifications...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2019-03-08

What does it mean coming soon? 1st, 2nd quarter of 2019? How can we be updated about these 3 models? I need to know if I will buy the 2018 model or it's worth waiting for the new ones...

Asked by: Remus_Sorin
The LG 4.1.2 ch High Res Audio Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos®, Model # SL9YG like our other 2019 products are currently in production and at this time, we will not have a timetable for when the information for release dates, availability, and pricing will be announced. As production for these products nears completion, LG will put out a Press Release announcing pricing, availability, and release dates and that is when we will have the pertinent information to share with you. Thank you for your interest in our products and for your patience and understanding...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2019-02-11

why no Alexa? I'd rather have a LG soundbar with my LG OLED 65" TV but I already have Alexa running home automation..... Should offer both!

Asked by: kwooz
Thank you for your interest in the LG 4.1.2 ch High Res Audio Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos®, Model # SL9YG and for your suggestion. We will be sure to pass your suggestion on to our Product Development team...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2019-02-04

How long is the sound bar

Asked by: Jordchance
Regrettably, we currently do not have the full specifications yet for the LG 4.1.2 ch High Res Audio Sound Bar w/ Meridian Technology & Dolby Atmos®, Model # SL9 that give the W x H x D dimensions for the Soundbar. Please stay tuned on its product page. We hope to have the full specifications available soon and will update the product page for this unit to reflect all its specifications...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2019-01-16
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