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  • Brand: LG
  • Product: Hi-Fi system
  • Model/name: FA168
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, English

Table of Contents

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FA168 (FA168, CMS2640F)
OWNER’S MANUAL
Micro Hi-Fi
System
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Safety Information
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO
USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING
TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol within an equilateral triangle
is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated dangerous
voltage within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended
to alert the user to the presence
of important operating and
maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying the
product.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for
ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the
product and to protect it from over heating. The
openings shall be never be blocked by placing
the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
surface. This product shall not be placed in a built-
in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s
instruction has been adhered to.
CAUTION: This product employs a Laser System.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read
this owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future
reference. Shall the unit require maintenance,
contact an authorized service center.
Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of
procedures other than those specified herein may
result in hazardous radiation exposure.
To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not
try to open the enclosure.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon
a dedicated circuit;
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only
that appliance and has no additional outlets or
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this
owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall
outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged
wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
Any of these conditions could result in electric
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the
appliance, and have the cord replaced with an
exact replacement part by an authorized service
center. Protect the power cord from physical or
mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked,
pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay
particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and
the point where the cord exits the appliance. To
disconnect power from the mains, pull out the
mains cord plug. When installing the product,
ensure that the plug is easily accessible.
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This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
Safety way to remove the battery or the
battery from the equipment: Remove the
old battery or battery pack, follow the steps
in reverse order than the assembly. To prevent
contamination of the environment and bring on
possible threat to human and animal health, the
old battery or the battery put it in the appropriate
container at designated collection points. Do
not dispose of batteries or battery together with
other waste. It is recommended that you use
local, free reimbursement systems batteries and
accumulators. The battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
CAUTION: The apparatus shall not be exposed to
water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the
apparatus.
For Wireless product European Union Notice
LG Electronics hereby declares that this/these
product(s) is/are in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of
Directive 1999/5/EC, 2004/108/EC, 2006/95/EC,
2009/125/EC and 2011/65/EU.
Please contact to the following address for
obtaining a copy of the DoC (Declaration of
Conformity).
Contact office for compliance of this product:
LG Electronics Inc.
EU Representative, Krijgsman 1,
1186 DM Amstelveen, The Netherlands
y
y Please note that this is NOT a Customer
Service contact point. For Customer Service
Information, see Warranty Card or contact the
dealer that you purchased this product.
In door use only.
RF Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment should be installed and operated
with minimum distance 20cm between the
radiator and your body.
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Disposal of your old appliance
1.	
All electrical and electronic products should
be disposed of separately from the municipal
waste stream via designated collection facilities
appointed by the government or the local
authorities.
2.	
The correct disposal of your old appliance will
help prevent potential negative consequences
for the environment and human health.
3.	
For more detailed information about disposal
of your old appliance, please contact your city
office, waste disposal service or the shop where
you purchased the product.
Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators
Pb
1.	 This symbol may be combined with chemical
symbols for mercury(Hg), cadmium(Cd) or
lead(Pb) if the battery Contains more that
0.0005% of mercury,0.002% of cadmium or
0.004% of lead.
2.	 All batteries/accumulators should be disposed
separately from the municipal waste stream via
designated collection facilities appointed by the
government or the local authorities.
3.	 The correct disposal of Your old batteries/
accumulators will help to prevent potential
negative consequences for the environment,
animal and human health.
4.	 For more detailed information about disposal of
Your old batteries/accumulators, please contact
Your city office, waste disposal service or the
shop where You purchased the product.
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1
2
3
4
5
Table of Contents
1	 Getting Started
2	 Safety Information
6	 Unique Features
7	 Playable file Requirement
7	 –  Music file requirement
8	 Front Panel
10	 Rear Panel
11	 Remote Control
2	Connecting
12	 Connecting to speakers
12	 –  Attaching the speakers to the unit
12	 Antenna Connection
13	 Optional Equipment Connection
13	 –  USB Connection
13	 –  PORT. IN Connection
14	 –  PHONES Connection
3	Operating
15	 Basic Operations
15	 –  CD/USB Operations
15	 –  Android device Operation
18	 Using a Bluetooth wireless technology
18	 –  Listening to music of a Bluetooth
device
20	 Using Bluetooth App
20	 –  About “LG Bluetooth Remote” App
20	 –  Install “LG Bluetooth Remote” App
onto Your Bluetooth Device
21	 –  Activate Bluetooth with “LG Bluetooth
Remote” App
22	 Radio Operations
22	 Listening to the radio
22	 –  Improving poor FM reception
22	 –  Presetting the Radio Stations
22	 –  Deleting all the saved stations
22	 –  Seeing information about a Radio
station
23	 Other Operations
23	 –  Programmed Playback
23	 –  Displaying file information
23	 –  Turn off the sound temporarily
23	 – DEMO
24	 –  Selecting a folder and an MP3/WMA/
FLAC file
24	 –  Deleting an MP3/WMA/FLAC file
25	 Sound adjustment
25	 –  Setting the sound mode
25	 Setting the Clock
25	 –  Setting the Clock through “LG
Bluetooth Remote” App
26	 –  Using your player as an alarm clock
26	 –  Sleep Timer Setting
26	 – Dimmer
26	 –  Auto Power Down
27	 Advanced Operation
27	 –  Recording on USB
27	 –  To select recording bit rate and speed
4	Troubleshooting
28	Troubleshooting
5	Appendix
29	 Trademarks and Licenses
30	Specifications
31	Maintenance
31	 –  Notes on Discs
31	 –  Handling the Unit
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Unique Features
Bluetooth®
Listens to music stored on your bluetooth device.
Portable In
Listens to music from your portable device. (MP3,
Notebook, etc)
Made for Android device
Enjoys music from Android device with simple
connection.
USB Direct Recording
Records music to your USB device.
LG Bluetooth Remote
LG Bluetooth Remote is an App designed to let you
take control of some of LG’s latest Audio devices.
Refer to the page 20-21.
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Playable file
Requirement
Music file requirement
MP3/ WMA/FLAC file compatibility with this unit is
limited as follows :
y
y 
Sampling frequency :
MP3 : within 8 to 48 kHz
WMA : within 8 to 48 kHz
FLAC : within 8 to 96 kHz(USB),
	 within 8 to 48 kHz(CD)
y
y 
Bit rate : within 8 to 320 kbps (MP3),
40 to 192 kbps (WMA)
y
y Maximum files : Under 999
y
y File extensions :“.mp3”/“.wma”/”.flac”
y
y CD-ROM file format : ISO9660/ JOLIET
y
y Support channel(FLAC) : Up to 2 channel
y
y Support output bit/sample (FLAC) : 16bit
y
y bps(FLAC) : Up to 2.5Mbps
The DTS is not supported. In case of DTS audio
format, audio is not output.
You have to set the disc format option to [Mastered]
in order to make the discs compatible with the LG
players when formatting rewritable discs. When
setting the option to Live File System, you cannot
use it on LG players. (Mastered/ Live File System :
Disc format system for Windows Vista)
Compatible USB Devices
y
y MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player.
y
y 
USB Flash Drive :
Devices that support USB2.0 or USB1.1.
y
y 
The USB function of this unit does not support
all USB devices.
USB device requirement
y
y 
Devices which require additional program
installation when you have connected it to a
computer, are not supported.
y
y 
Do not extract the USB device while in operation.
y
y 
For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than
a few minutes to be searched.
y
y To prevent data loss, back up all data.
y
y 
If you use a USB extension cable or USB hub, the
USB device is not recognized.
y
y 
Using NTFS file system is not supported. (Only
FAT(16/ 32) file system is supported.)
y
y 
This unit is not supported when the total
number of files is 1 000 or more.
y
y 
External HDD, Card readers, Locked devices, or
hard type USB devices, mobile phone are not
supported.
y
y 
USB port of the unit cannot be connected to PC.
The unit cannot be used as a storage device.
y
y Some USB may not work with this unit.
y
y In power on state, you can charge your Android
device via USB port.
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Front Panel
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a	 Disc Slot
	 Insert a disc in the disc slot with the label side
left.
b	 1/! (POWER)
Switches the unit ON or OFF.
c	 Display window
Shows the current status of the unit.
d	 FUNC. (FUNCTION)
Changes the input source or function.
e	 USB Port
Connects an USB device.
f	 EQ
Chooses sound impressions.
	 SET/RDS, DEMO
Confirms the setting./ RDS (Radio Data System).
Press DEMO in power off state to demonstrate
the function on display window. To cancel it,
press DEMO again.
	 ALARM
With the ALARM function you can turn CD, USB
play and TUNER reception on at a desired time.
	 CLOCK
For setting the clock and checking the time.
g	 B (OPEN/CLOSE)
Ejects or insert the disc from slot loader.
h	 C/V (Skip/Search):
Goes to next or previous file/track.
Searches backward or forward (Press and hold)
Tunes in the desired radio station.
	 d/M (PLAY / PAUSE)
Starts playback.
Pauses playback temporarily, press again to exit
pause mode.
Selects stereo/mono in FM mode.
i	 o / p (VOLUME)
Adjusts speaker volume.
	Z (STOP)
Stops playback.
j	 USB REC.
Recoding to USB.
k	 PORT. IN
Connects to a portable player with audio
outputs.
	 PHONES
Listens to music with your headphone.(3.5
mm)
Precautions in using the touch buttons
y
y Use the touch buttons with clean and dry
hands.
- 
In a humid environment, wipe out any
moisture on the touch buttons before
using.
y
y Do not press the touch buttons hard to
make it work.
- 
If you apply too much strength, it can
damage the sensor of the touch buttons.
y
y Touch the button that you want to work in
order to operate the function correctly.
y
y Be careful not to have any conductive
material such as metallic object on the
touch buttons. It can cause malfunctions.
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>Caution
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Rear Panel
a	ANTENNA (FM)
	 Connects the FM wired antenna.
b	SPEAKERS terminal
c	 Cooling fan
d	 Power cord
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USB REC DELETE
Replacement of
battery
(R0
3)
(R03)
Remove the battery cover
on the rear of the Remote
Control, and insert two (size
AAA) batteries with 4 and 5
matched correctly
• • • • • • a •  •  •  •  •  •
1 (Power): Switches the unit
ON or OFF.
B (Open/Close) : Ejects the disc
from slot loader.
PRESET.FOLDER W/S :
-
- Searches for a folder of MP3/
WMA/FLAC files. When a CD/
USB containing MP3/WMA/
FLAC files in several folders is
being played, press PRESET.
FOLDER W/S to select the
folder you want to play.
-
- Chooses a preset number for
a radio station.
FUNCTION : Selects the
function and input source.
MUTE @ : Mutes the sound.
VOL o / p : Adjusts speaker
volume.
• • • • • • b •  •  •  •  •  •
PROGRAM/MEMORY :
- 
Stores radio stations.
- 
Creates a playlist you want to
listen to.
SOUND EFFECT : Chooses
sound impressions.
INFO : Sees information about
your music. MP3 files often
come with ID3 tags. The tag
gives the Title, Artist, Album or
Time information.
REPEAT (MENU) : Listens to
your tracks/files repeatedly or
randomly.
C/V (Skip/Search) :
-Skips Fast backward or Forward.
-Searches for a section within a
track/file.
TUNING -/+ :
Selects the radio stations.
ZENTER :
- Stops playback or recording.
- Cancels DELETE function.
d/M (Play/Pause) :
- Starts or pauses playback.
SLEEP : Sets the system to turn
off automatically at a specified
time.(Dimmer : The display
window will be darkened by
half.)
USB REC : Starts recording
DELETE : Deletes MP3/WMA/
FLAC files. (USB only)
• • • • • • c •  •  •  •  •  •
0 to 9 numerical buttons :
Selects numbered tracks, files, or
preset number.
CLOCK : Sets a clock and checks
a time.
ALARM : Uses your player as an
alarm clock.
• • • • • • d •  •  •  •  •  •
RDS/SET
RDS (Radio Data System) (Refer
to the page 22.) Confirms the
setting.
PTY : Searches radio stations by
radio type.
Remote Control
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Connecting
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Connecting
2
Connecting to
speakers
Attaching the speakers to the
unit
To connect the cable to the unit, press each plastic
finger pad to open the connection terminals on the
unit. Insert the wire and release the finger pad.
Connect the black stripe of each wire to the
terminals marked - (minus) and the other end to
the terminals marked + (plus).
The speakers contain magnet parts, so color
irregularity may occur on the TV screen or PC
monitor screen. Please use the speakers far
away from either TV screen or PC monitor.
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>Caution
Antenna Connection
Connect the supplied FM antenna for listening to
the radio.
Connect the FM wire antenna to the FM antenna
connector.
Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna.
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Connecting
2
Optional Equipment
Connection
USB Connection
Connect the USB port of USB Memory to the USB
port on the unit.
Removing the USB Device from the unit
1.	 Choose a different function/mode or
press I on the unit or ZENTER on the
remote control.
2.	 Remove the USB device from the unit.
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, Note
PORT. IN Connection
The unit can be used to play the music from many
types of external device. (Portable cable is not
supplied as an accessory with this unit.)
1.	 Connect the portable player to the PORT. IN
connector of the unit.
2.	 Turn the power on by pressing 1/!.
3.	 Select the PORTABLE function by pressing
FUNC. on the unit or FUNCTION on the remote
control.
4.	 Turn on the portable player or external device
and start it playing.
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Connecting
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Connecting
2
PHONES Connection
Connect a pair of stereo headphones ( 3.5 mm
phone plug) to PHONES jack on the unit for private
listening.(Headphones are not supplied as an
accessory with this unit.)
You can’t hear any sound from speakers,
while the headphones plug is inserted in the
PHONES jack.
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3
Basic Operations
CD/USB Operations
1.	 Insert a disc by pressing B or connect the USB
device to the USB port.
2.	 Select the CD or USB function by pressing
Press FUNC. on the unit or FUNCTION on the
remote control.
3.	 Select a track/file you want to play by pressing
C/V on the unit or the remote control.
To Do this
Stop
Press Z on the unit or ZENTER on
the remote control.
Playback Press d/M.
Pause During playback, Press d/M.
Skipping to
the next/
previous
track/ file
During playback, press V to go
to the next track/file.
Playing less than 2 seconds, press
C to go to the previous track/
file.
Playing after 3 seconds, press C
to go to the beginning of the track/
file.
Searching
for a section
within a track/
file
Press and hold C/V during
playback and release it at the point
you want to listen to.
Searching
for a section
within a folder
Press PRESET.FOLDER W/S on
the remote control.
Playing
repeatedly or
randomly
Press REPEAT(MENU) on the
remote control repeatedly, the
display window will be changed in
the following order,
RPT1 -> RPT DIR (only MP3/WMA/
FLAC) -> RPT ALL -> RANDOM ->
OFF
Music CDs or CD-R/CD-RW in music CD format
can be only played.(12 cm disc)
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Android device Operation
You can enjoy the sound from your Android device
through USB port. For details about Android device,
refer to the Android device User Guide.
To stream audio from your Android device through
this unit, you need :
y
y With Android operation system : Ver 4.1(or later)
and AOA 2.0 (or later)
y
y With a micro USB cable
It is possible that certain devices may not
support or be compliant with the AOA2.0 USB
audio standard, resulting in the device freezing
or rebooting after being connected and
detached from the speaker system.
If you experience this problem, please contact
your device manufacturer. Your device may
need to be updated with the latest Jellybean
software and or the correct AOA2.0 USB audio
standard.
You can recommended to remove the case for
your Android device (Ver 4.1 or later) before
you connect your Android device to USB port
using a cable.
*About AOA (Android Open Accessory) 2.0
version ;
Audio output from Android device to
the Accessory and HID (Human Interface
Device)
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Operating
3
1.	 Connect Android device to the USB port by
using the Android device’s cable.
2.	Press FUNC. on the unit or FUNCTION on the
remote control to select USB function.
3.	 If your unit is connected firmly,‘ANDROID’will
appear in the display window.
You can operate your Android device through
an Android device’s display by using the remote
control and controlling your Android device.
To Do this
Play Press d/M.
Pause During playback, press d/M.
Skip
During playback, press C/
V to go to the next file or to
return to the beginning of the
current file.
During playback, press C
twice briefly to step back to the
previous file.
When you selects USB function, you can see
messages as follows;
Message Cause
USB
Your device is not supported by
AOA 2.0(Only charging)
Number of
files
This unit recognizes your USB.
ANDROID
This unit recognizes your Android
device supported by AOA 2.0 as
known device.
NO USB
Any device is not connected to USB
port.
This unit recognizes your Android
device as an unknown device.
Depending on the type of device, Message will
appear in other way.
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Operating
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y
y If the connection has an error, check these
problems as follows;
-
- Your Android device is not connected firmly.
-
- This unit recognizes your Android device as
an unknown device.
-
- Your Android device is not booted.
-
- Check the settings method of USB
connection for Android devices. Some
Android devices in the state of charge you
can not work AOA.
y
y In case of no sound from this unit, adjust
the volume of your Android device.
y
y The charging time may vary depending on
your Android device.
y
y Some Android devices may not be charged.
y
y You may not control your Android device
from this unit due to malfunction of Android
device.
y
y Depending on your Android device’s
software version, it may not be possible
to control your Android device from this
unit. We recommend installing the latest
software version.
y
y If your Android device does not support
AOA (Android Open Accessory) 2.0 version,
this unit can only charge your Android
device even though Android device has OS
4.1 (or later).
y
y If you use an application, make a call, or
send and receive SMS text message,etc. on
Android device, disconnect it from this unit
and then use it.
y
y Disconnect your device from USB port in
case of malfunction, although the device’s
O/S is ver 4.1 (or later).
y
y Android devices are disconnected during
playback, even though Android devices
may continue to play.
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, Note
y
y USB connection method may appear on the
Android device when connecting this unit.
y
y Unplug the power cable or removing
Android device from the unit can cause this
unit may malfunction during operating the
unit after connecting the Android device to
the unit.
y
y Operate the Android devices after Android
device is connected to this unit.
y
y In the case of some Android devices when
you connect the unit and the unit may
cause malfunction.
y
y AOA may not operate smoothly, depending
on the settings on Android devices.
y
y This unit might not recognize Android
devices properly when connected or
disconnected to the device. Also, Android
devices may stop or not operate normally.
In this case, reboot the Android device or
disconnect it from the unit and try again.
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Operating
3
Using a Bluetooth
wireless technology
About Bluetooth
Bluetooth® is wireless communication technology
for short range connection.
The sound may be interrupted when the
connection is interfered by the other electronic
wave or you connect the bluetooth in the other
rooms.
Connecting individual devices under
Bluetooth® wireless technology does not incur any
charges. A mobile phone with
Bluetooth® wireless technology can be operated
via the Cascade if the connection was made via
Bluetooth® wireless technology.
Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop,
PDA.
Bluetooth Profiles
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
devices must be able to interpret certain profiles.
This unit is compatible with following profile.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
Listening to music of a
Bluetooth device
Before you start the pairing procedure, make
sure the Bluetooth feature is turned on in to your
Bluetooth device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s
user guide. Once a pairing operation is performed,
it does not need to be performed again.
1.	 Select the Bluetooth function by using the
Press FUNC. on the unit or FUNCTION on
the remote control.“BT READY”appears in the
display window.
2.	 Operate the Bluetooth device and perform the
pairing operation. When searching for this unit
with the Bluetooth device, a list of the devices
found may appear in the Bluetooth device
display depending on the type of Bluetooth
device.Your unit dispalys as“LG MICRO(XX:XX)”.
XX:XX means the last four digits of BT address.
For example, if your unit has a BT address such
as 9C:02:98:4A:F7:08, you will see“LG MICRO
(F7:08)”on your Bluetooth device.
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3.	 Enter the PIN code.
PIN code : 0000
4.	 When this unit is successfully paired with your
Bluetooth device,“BT PAIRED”appears in the
display window.
Depending on the Bluetooth device type,
some devices have a different pairing way.
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5.	 Listening to music.
To play a music stored on your Bluetooth
device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user
guide. According to your Bluetooth device’s
volume level, the volume level of Bluetooth will
be adjusted.
y
y Sound from the main set can be distorted
if you raise the volume of Bluetooth device
up to two-thirds or more.
y
y When you use the Bluetooth function,
adjust the volume of a Bluetooth device to
a proper level to listen to.
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y
y When using Bluetooth® technology, you
have to make a connection between the
unit and the bluetooth device as close as
possible and keep the distance.
However it may not work well in the case
below :
-
-There is a obstacle between the unit and
the bluetooth device.
-
-There is a device using same frequency
with Bluetooth® technology such as a
medical equipment, a microwave or a
wireless LAN device.
y
y You should connect your Bluetooth device
to this unit again when you restart it.
y
y The sound may be interrupted when
the connection interfered by the other
electronic wave.
y
y You cannot control the Bluetooth device
with this unit.
y
y Pairing is limited one Bluetooth device per
one unit and multi-pairing is not supported.
y
y Depending on the type of the device,
you may not be able to use the Bluetooth
function.
y
y You can enjoy wireless system using phone,
MP3, Notebook, etc..
y
y When not connected the Bluetooth,
“BLUETOOTH”and“BT READY”appears on
the control panel.
y
y When someone stands and interrupts
communication between Bluetooth device
and the player, the connection will be
disconnected.
y
y The more distant between the unit and
the bluetooth device, the lower the sound
quality becomes.
y
y When Bluetooth connection is
disconnected, connect the bluetooth device
to the unit again.
y
y Bluetooth connection will be disconnected
when the unit is turned off or the bluetooth
device gets far from the unit.
y
y After your device is connected to the unit
via Bluetooth, the function switches to BT
automatically. But while recording, it doesn’t
switch to BT.
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Operating
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Operating
3
Using Bluetooth App
Only Android OS is available to use“LG
Bluetooth Remote”app with this unit.
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About “LG Bluetooth Remote”
App
“LG Bluetooth Remote”app brings a suite of new
features to this unit.
To enjoy more features, you are recommended to
download and install free“LG Bluetooth Remote”
app.
Install “LG Bluetooth Remote”
App onto Your Bluetooth
Device
There are two ways to install“LG Bluetooth
Remote”App onto Your Bluetooth Device.
Install “LG Bluetooth Remote” App
through QR code
1.	 Install“LG Bluetooth Remote”app through QR
code. Use the scanning software to scan the QR
code.
2.	 Tap an icon for installation.
3.	 Tap an icon for downloading.
y
y Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
y
y Make sure that your Bluetooth device has a
scanning software application. If you don’t
have one, download one from“Google
Android Market (Google Play Store)”.
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Install “LG Bluetooth Remote” App
through “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”
1.	 Tap the“Google Android Market (Google Play
Store)”icon.
2.	 In the search bar, type in the“LG Bluetooth
Remote”and search it.
3.	 In the search result list, find and tap“LG
Bluetooth Remote”to start downloading
Bluetooth app.
4.	 Tap an icon for installation.
5.	 Tap an icon for downloading.
y
y Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
y
y Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
equipped with“Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”.
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Activate Bluetooth with “LG
Bluetooth Remote” App
“LG Bluetooth Remote”app helps to connect your
bluetooth device to this unit.
1.	 Tap“LG Bluetooth Remote”app icon on the
home screen to open“LG Bluetooth Remote”
app, and go to the main menu.
2.	 Tap [Setting] and select the unit you want.
3.	 If you want to get more information to operate,
tap [Setting] and [Help].
y
y “LG Bluetooth Remote”app will be available
in the software version as follow;
-
- Android O/S : Ver 2.3.3 (or later)
y
y This unit does not support the multi-pairing.
If this unit is already connected with other
Bluetooth device, disconnect that device
and then try again.
y
y If you use“LG Bluetooth Remote”app for
operation, there would be some differences
between“LG Bluetooth Remote”app and
the supplied remote control. Use the
supplied remote control as necessary.
y
y Depending on the Bluetooth device,“LG
Bluetooth Remote”app may not work.
y
y The connection you’ve made may be
disconnected if you select other application
or change the setting of the connected
device via“LG Bluetooth Remote”app. In
such a case, please check the connection
status.
y
y After connection of“LG Bluetooth Remote”
app, music may be output from your device.
In this case, try connecting procedure again.
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Operating
3
Radio Operations
Listening to the radio
1.	Press FUNCTION or FUNC. until FM appears in
the display window.
The last received station is tuned in.
2.	 Auto tuning : Press and hold C/V on the
unit or TUNING -/+ on the remote control for
about 2 seconds until the frequency indication
starts changing, then release. Scanning stops
when the unit tunes in a station.
	 Manual tuning : Press C/V on the unit or
TUNING -/+ on the remote control repeatedly.
3.	 Adjust the volume by pressing VOL+/-.
Improving poor FM reception
Press d/M. This will change the tuner from stereo
to mono. Then the reception will be better than
before.
Presetting the Radio Stations
You can preset 50 stations for FM.
Before tuning, make sure to turn down the volume.
1.	Press FUNCTION or FUNC. until FM appears in
the display window.
2.	 Select the desired frequency by pressing C/
V on the unit or TUNING -/+ on the remote
control.
3.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY on the remote
control. A preset number will blink in the display
window.
4.	Press PRESET.FOLDER W/S on the remote
control to select the preset number you want.
5.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY. The station is
stored.
6.	 Repeat steps 2 to 5 to store other stations.
7.	 To listen a preset station, press
PRESET.FOLDER W/S.
Deleting all the saved stations
1.	 Press and hold PROGRAM/MEMORY on the
remote control for two seconds.“ERASE ALL”will
blink on the display window.
2.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY to erase all saved
radio stations.
Seeing information about a
Radio station
The FM tuner is supplied with the RDS (Radio Data
System) facility. This shows information about the
radio station being listened to. Press RDS/SET
repeatedly to cycle through the various data types:
PS 	
(Programme Service Name)
The name of the channel will appear in
the display.
PTY 	
(Programme Type Recognition)
The programme type (e.g. Jazz or News)
will appear in the display.
RT 	(Radio Text)
A text message contains special
information from the broadcast station.
This text may scroll across the display.
CT 	
(Time controlled by the channel)
This shows the time as broadcast by the
station.
You can search the radio stations by programme
type by pressing RDS/SET. The display will show
the last PTY in use. Press PTY one or more times to
select your preferred programme type. Press and
hold C/V. The tuner will search automatically.
When a station is found the search will stop.
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Other Operations
Programmed Playback
The program function enables you to store your
favorite files from any disc or USB device.
A program can contain 20 tracks/files.
1.	 Insert a CD or connect USB and wait for it to be
loaded.
2.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY on the remote
control in stop state.
3.	Press C/V to select a next track/file.
4.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY again to save and
select a next track/file.
5.	Press d/M to play the programmed music
tracks/files.
6.	 To clear your selection, press ZENTER twice in
a row.
The programs are also cleared when the disc
or USB device is removed, the unit is powered
off or the function is switched to others.
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Displaying file information
While playing an MP3 file containing file
information, you can display the information by
pressing INFO on the remote control.
Turn off the sound temporarily
Press MUTE@ on the remote control to mute
your sound.
You can mute the sound in order, for example, to
answer the telephone. the mute symbol“ ”will
appear in the display window.
To cancel mute function, press MUTE@ again or
adjust volume level by pressing VOLo / p.
DEMO
In power off state, press SET/RDS, DEMO on the
unit once. The unit will power on and display the
each of functions in the display window. To cancel
DEMO function, press SET/RDS, DEMO again.
y
y While DEMO, this unit will keep DEMO
status even if you unplug the power cord
connection.
y
y You can enjoy other functions during
the DEMO. Then the DEMO will pause to
temporary.
- 
Without input key in 10 sec, the DEMO will
play back automatically.
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Operating
3
Selecting a folder and an
MP3/WMA/FLAC file
1. 	 PRESET.FOLDER W/S on the remote control
repeatedly until a desired folder appears.
2. 	 Press d/M to play it. The first file of folder will
be played. (During playback, if you selecting a
folder you want, this step is not necessary.)
y
y CD / USB Folders/Files are recognized as
below.
FOLDER 1
ROOT FOLDER
FOLDER 2
FILE 1
FILE 2
FILE 3
FILE 4
FILE 5
FILE 6
FILE 7
FILE 8
FILE 9
FILE 10
FILE 11
FILE 12
FILE
FILE 13
FILE 14
FOLDER3
FOLDER4
FOLDER5
FOLDER6
FOLDER7
FOLDER8
y
y If there is no file in a folder, the folder will
not appear
y
y Folders will be presented as the following
order;
ROOT FOLDER1 FOLDER3 FOLDER7
FOLDER8 FOLDER5 FOLDER6
y
y File will be played from $ file No.1 to $ file
No.14 one by on.
y
y Files and folders will be presented in order
recorded and may be presented differently
according to the record circumstances.
y
y *ROOT : the first screen you can see when a
computer recognize the CD/USB is“ROOT”.
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Deleting an MP3/WMA/FLAC
file
You can delete file, folder or format by pressing
DELETE on the remote control. This function is
supported only in stop state. (USB only)
1. 	 -
Select the file you want to delete by using
C/V. And press DELETE.
	-
Select the folder you want to delete by
pressing PRESET.FOLDER W/S on the remote
control. Then press DELETE.
	-
Press and hold DELETE to format the USB
device.
Or
Press DELETE repeatedly while searching a file.
The display window will be changed in the
following order.
- DEL FILE? : Deletes file
- DEL FOLDER : Deletes folder
- FORMAT? : Formats USB
2.	 To delete file/folder or format, press d/M.
3.	 If you want to exit the current mode, Press Z
on the unit or ZENTER on the remote control.
y
y 	
Do not extract the USB device during
operation. (play, delete, etc.)
y
y 	
Regular back up is recommended to
prevent data loss.
y
y 	
The delete function may not be supported
according to the USB state. (lock, etc.)
>
>Caution
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3
Sound adjustment
Setting the sound mode
This system has a number of pre-set surround
sound fields. You can select a desired sound mode
by using EQ on the unit or SOUND EFFECT on the
remote control.
The displayed items for the Equalizer may be
different depending on sound sources and effects.
On Display Description
NATURAL
You can enjoy comfortable and
natural sound.
AUTO EQ
Sets the sound equalizer on the
mode that is the most similar to
the genre which is included in
the MP3 ID3 tag of song files.
POP
CLASSIC
JAZZ
ROCK
This program lends an
enthusiastic atmosphere to the
sound, giving you the feeling
you are at an actual rock, pop,
jazz or classic concert.
MP3 -- OPT
This function is optimized
for compressible MP3 file. It
improves the treble sound.
BASS BLAST
Reinforces the treble, bass and
surround sound effect.
LOUDNESS
Improves the bass and treble
sound.
BYPASS
You can enjoy the sound
without equalizer effect.
Maybe you need to reset the sound mode,
after switching the input, sometimes even
after the sound track/file is changed.
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Setting the Clock
1.	 Turn the unit on.
2.	 Press and hold CLOCK.
3.	 Select time mode by pressing C/V on
the remote control.
- 
AM 12:00 (for an AM and PM display) or 0:00
(for a 24 hour display)
4.	Press SET/RDS, DEMO on the unit or RDS/SET
on the remote control to confirm your selection.
5.	 Select the hours by pressing C/V on the
remote control.
6.	Press SET/RDS, DEMO on the unit or RDS/SET
on the remote control.
7.	 Select the minutes by pressing C/V on
the remote control.
8.	Press SET/RDS, DEMO on the unit or RDS/SET
on the remote control.
Setting the Clock through “LG
Bluetooth Remote” App
Install“LG Bluetooth Remote”app on your Android
device. (see page 20 - 21)
Your unit’s clock will be automatically synchronized
with your device by activating Bluetooth
connection through“LG Bluetooth Remote”app.
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26
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3
Using your player as an alarm
clock
1.	 Turn the unit on.
2.	 Press and hold ALARM.
3.	Press C/V on the remote control to
change the hours and minutes and Press
SET/RDS, DEMO on the unit or RDS/SET on
the remote control to save.
4. 	 Press C/V on the unit to select function
and press SET to save.
5.	Press C/V on the remote control to
change the volume and Press SET/RDS, DEMO
on the unit or RDS/SET on the remote control
to save. The clock icon“(“ shows that the
alarm is set.
y
y If you set the clock time, you can check the
time by pressing CLOCK even when the
player is turned off.
y
y If you set the clock time and alarm, you
can check the alarm icon “(“ by pressing
CLOCK even when the player is turned off.
y
y If you set the clock time and alarm, you
can check the alarm icon “(“ and setting
informaiton by pressing ALARM even when
the unit is turned off.
y
y Press ALARM, you can selects a ALARM on
/ off mode.
y
y If the alarm rings with USB cable connected
to USB port, the function switches to tuner
function. (Depending on the type of device,
this may not be available.)
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Sleep Timer Setting
Press SLEEP repeatedly to select delay time
between 10 and 180 minutes. After delay time, the
unit will turn off. (You can see the following order,
180 -> 150 ->120 -> 90 -> 80 -> 70 -> 60 -> 50 ->
40 -> 30 -> 20 -> 10)
To cancel the sleep function, press SLEEP
repeatedly until the display window get bright.
y
y Press SLEEP. The remaining time appears in
the display window.
y
y Sleep function will work after dimmer
function.
,
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Dimmer
Press SLEEP once. The display window will
be darkened by half. To cancel it, press SLEEP
repeatedly until the display window get bright.
Auto Power Down
This unit will power off itself to save electric
consumption in the case main unit is not
connected to external device and is not used for 20
minutes.
This unit will power off after six hours when
connected to a device using an analog input.
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3
Advanced Operation
Recording on USB
You can record a various sound source to USB. (CD,
PORTABLE, FM)
1.	 Connect the USB device to the unit.
2.	 Select a function by pressing FUNCTION or
FUNC.
	 One track/file recording - You can record a track/
a file on USB while playing the file you want.
	 All tracks/files recording - You can record tracks/
files on USB in stop state.
	 Program list recording - After making program
list, you can record it on USB.
(Refer to the page 23)
3.	 Start the recording by pressing USB REC. on the
unit or USB REC on the remote control.
4.	 To stop recording, press ZENTER.
Pausing recording
During recording, press USB REC. on the unit or
USB REC on the remote control to pause recording.
Press it again to restart recording. (Only Radio/
Portable function)
To select recording bit rate
and speed
1.	Press USB REC. on the unit or USB REC on the
remote control. for longer than 3 seconds.
2.	Use C/V to select the bit rate.
3.	Press USB REC. on the unit or USB REC on the
remote control. again to select the recording
speed.
4.	Press C/V to select a desired recording
speed. (Audio CD Only)
X1 SPEED
- 
You can listen to music while recording it.
X2 SPEED
- 
You can just record the music file.
5.	Press USB REC. on the unit or USB REC on the
remote control. to finish the setting.
y
y It is not supported to record music stored
on bluetooth device.
y
y You can check the recording percentage
rate for the USB record on the display
window during the recording. (MP3/ WMA/
FLAC CD Only)
y
y During recording MP3/ WMA/ FLAC, there is
no sound.
y
y When you stop recording during playback,
the file that has been recorded at that time
will be stored. (Except for MP3/WMA/ FLAC
files)
y
y Do not remove the USB device or turn
off the unit during USB recording. If not,
an incomplete file may be made and not
deleted on PC.
y
y If USB recording does not work, the
message like“NO USB”,“ERROR(USB ERR)”,
“FULL(USB FULL)”, ”NO SUPPORT”or“NO REC”
is displayed on the display window.
y
y Multi card reader device, External HDD,
mobile phone can not be used for USB
recording.
y
y A file is recorded by about 512 Mbyte when
you record for a long term.
y
y You may not store more than 999 files.
y
y It’ll be stored as follows.
AUDIO CD MP3/ WMA/FLAC
The other
source*
* : FM, PORTABLE and the like.
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, Note
The making of unauthorized copies of copy-
protected material, including computer
programs, files, broadcasts and sound
recordings, may be an infringement of
copyrights and constitute a criminal offense.
This equipment should not be used for such
purposes.
Be responsible
Respect copyrights
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Troubleshooting
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Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
Problem Correction
No Power.
y
y Plug in the power cord.
y
y Check the condition by operating other electronic devices.
No sound.
y
y Press FUNCTION or FUNC. and check the selected function.
y
y If not, connect speaker cables correctly. Speaker cables connected correctly.
The unit does not start
playback.
y
y Insert a playable disc.
y
y Clean the disc. (Refer to the 31 page)
y
y Insert the disc with the label or printed side facing upward.
Radio stations cannot be
tuned in properly.
y
y Connect the antenna securely.
y
y Tune to the station manually.
y
y Preset some radio stations, see page 22 for details.
Android device does not
work.
y
y Check whether your device’s O/S is ver 4.1(or later) or AOA 2.0 (or later).
y
y Connect your Android device using USB cable firmly.
The remote control does
not work properly.
y
y Operate the remote control within about 7 m.
y
y Remove the obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
y
y Replace the batteries with new ones.
Clock is not displayed.
Connect your Bluetooth device to your unit through“LG Bluetooth Remote”app
for time sync.
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Appendix 29
Appendix
5
Trademarks and
Licenses
Bluetooth® wireless technology is a system which
allows radio contact between electronic devices.
Connecting individual devices under Bluetooth®
wireless technology does not incur any charges.
A mobile phone with Bluetooth® wireless
technology can be operated via the Cascade if
the connection was made via Bluetooth® wireless
technology.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned
by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc. and any use of such
marks by LG Electronics is under license.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of
their respective owners.
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Appendix
30
Appendix
5
Specifications
General
Power supply Refer to the main label.
Power consumption Refer to the main label.
Dimensions (W x H x D) (135 x 295 x 315) mm
Net Weight (Approx.) 3.7 kg
Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
Operating humidity 5 % to 90 %
Bus Power Supply 5 V 0 1 A
Inputs
PORT. IN 0.6 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack)
Tuner
FM Tuning Range 87.5 MHz to 108.0 MHz or 87.50 MHz to 108.00 MHz
Amplifier
Stereo mode 80 W + 80 W
T.H.D 10 %
CD
Frequency Response 30 to 20000 Hz
Signal-to-noise ratio 80 dB
Dynamic range 80 dB
Speakers
Type 3 Way 4 Speaker
Impedance 4 Ω
Rated Input Power 80 W
Max. Input Power 160 W
Net Dimensions (W x H x
D)
(126 x 295 x 315) mm
Weight (1EA) 3.62 kg
y
y Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Appendix 31
Appendix
5
Maintenance
Notes on Discs
Handling Discs
Never stick paper or tape on the disc.
Storing Discs
After playing, store the disc in its case. Do not
expose the disc to direct sunlight or sources of heat
and never leave it in a parked car exposed to direct
sunlight.
Cleaning Discs
Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol,
benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners,
or anti-static spray intended for older vinyl records.
Handling the Unit
When shipping the unit
Please save the original shipping carton and
packing materials. If you need to ship the unit, for
maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was
originally packed at the factory.
Keeping the exterior surfaces clean
Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray
near the unit.
Wiping with strong pressure may damage the
surface.
Do not leave rubber or plastic products in contact
with the unit for a long period of time.
Cleaning the unit
To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the
surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not
use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or
thinner, as these might damage the surface of the
unit.
Maintaining the Unit
The unit is a high-tech, precision device. If the
optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty
or worn, the picture quality could be diminished.
For details, please contact your nearest authorized
service center.

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