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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.
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.
Feel audio from every direction with wireless rear speaker compatibility.
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.
Rated 5 out of
BK LHR from
Not sure it will workI heard this at a Best Buy and loved it and I considering buying one. A review I reas mentioned it may not work completely (no atmos dolby) if my TV is older than 2018. Is this true?
Date published: 2020-02-22
Rated 5 out of
Nice companion for the LG tvI bought this with the 65c9 tv as a bundle deal and it works great. The Dolby vision feature is amazing. Coming from a Samsung set up I am blown away by the combo. Really happy customer so far.
Date published: 2020-02-12
Rated 3 out of
Good soundThe sound bar sounds great paired nicely with my lg nano tv however the bass levels and the surround does not sound the same as when we heard it in the store not sure if I need to purchase the rear speakers to make the sound better? Wish I could adjust the bass a little bit louder
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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:
Live Chat: http://www.newsusjournal.com/us/support/chatbot
Facebook Messenger: https://www.facebook.com/LGUSA/
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: 2020-02-19
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 & 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’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 but I’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
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 "earc" 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 & 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: 2019-07-08
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: 2019-11-26
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: 2020-01-29
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
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