HW-Q90R

Samsung HW-Q90R manual

HW-Q90R

User manual for the Samsung HW-Q90R in English. This PDF manual has 92 pages.

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HW-Q90R FULL MANUAL Imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at www.samsung.com/register
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ENG - ii SAFETYINFORMATION SAFETYWARNINGS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS ARE INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. Refer to the table below for an explanation of symbols which may be on your Samsung product. CAUTION RISKOFELECTRICSHOCK. DONOTOPEN. This symbol indicates that high voltage is present inside. It is dangerous to make any kind of contact with any internal part of this product. This symbol indicates that this product has included important literature concerning operation and maintenance. Class II product : This symbol indicates that it does not require a safety connection to electrical earth (ground). If this symbol is not present on a product with a power cord, the product MUST have a reliable connection to protective earth (ground). AC voltage : This symbol indicates that the rated voltage marked with the symbol is AC voltage. DC voltage : This symbol indicates that the rated voltage marked with the symbol is DC voltage. Caution, Consult instructions for use : This symbol instructs the user to consult the user manual for further safety related information. WARNING • • To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture. • • To prevent injury, this apparatus must be securely attached to the floor/wall in accordance with the installation instructions. CAUTION • • Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing. Do not put objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus. • • To turn this apparatus off completely, you must pull the power plug out of the wall socket. Consequently, the power plug must be easily and readily accessible at all times. CAUTION(forCanada) This device contains licence-exempt transmitter(s)/receiver(s) that comply with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s licence-exempt RSS(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause interference. (2) This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. This device and its antenna(s) must not be co- located or operation in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. This device may automatically discontinue transmission if there is no information to transmit, or an operational failure. Note that this is not intended to prohibit the transmission of control or signaling information or the use of repetitive codes where required by the technology. ThisClassBdigitalapparatuscomplieswith CanadianICES-003.
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ENG - iii RadiationExposureStatement This equipment complies with IC RSS-102 radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20 cm between the radiator & your body. ImportantSafetyInstructions Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow all the safety instructions listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference. 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these Instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat. 9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet. 10.Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. 11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 12.Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. 13.Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 14.Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
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ENG - iv PRECAUTIONS 1. Ensure that the AC power supply in your house complies with the power requirements listed on the identification sticker located on the bottom of your product. Install your product horizontally, on a suitable base (furniture), with enough space around it for ventilation (3~4 inches). Make sure the ventilation slots are not covered. Do not place the unit on amplifiers or other equipment which may become hot. This unit is designed for continuous use. To fully turn off the unit, disconnect the AC plug from the wall outlet. Unplug the unit if you intend to leave it unused for a long period of time. 2. During thunderstorms, disconnect the AC plug from the wall outlet. Voltage peaks due to lightning could damage the unit. 3. Do not expose the unit to direct sunlight or other heat sources. This could lead to overheating and cause the unit to malfunction. 4. Protect the product from moisture (i.e. vases), and excess heat (e.g. a fireplace) or equipment creating strong magnetic or electric fields. Unplug the power cable from the AC wall socket if the unit malfunctions. Your product is not intended for industrial use. It is for personal use only. Condensation may occur if your product has been stored in cold temperatures. If transporting the unit during the winter, wait approximately 2 hours until the unit has reached room temperature before using. 5. The battery used with this product contains chemicals that are harmful to the environment. Do not dispose of the battery in the general household trash. Do not expose the battery to excess heat, direct sunlight, or fire. Do not short circuit, disassemble, or overheat the battery. Danger of explosion if the battery is replaced incorrectly. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
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ENG - v ABOUTTHISMANUAL The user manual has two parts: this simple paper USER MANUAL and a detailed FULL MANUAL you can download. USERMANUAL See this manual for safety instructions, product installation, components, connections, and product specifications. FULLMANUAL You can access the FULL MANUAL on Samsung’s on-line customer support center by scanning the QR code on the left. To see the manual on your PC or mobile device, download the manual in document format from Samsung’s website. (http://www.samsung.com/support) Design, specifications, and App screen are subject to change without prior notice.
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ENG - vi CONTENTS 01 CheckingtheComponents 2 Inserting Batteries before using the Remote Control (AA batteries X 2) -------------------------- 2 02 ProductOverview 3 Front Panel / Top Panel of the Soundbar -------------------------- 3 Bottom Panel of the Soundbar -------------------------- 4 03 ConnectingtheSoundbar 5 Connecting Electrical Power -------------------------- 5 Connecting the Soundbar to the Subwoofer and Surround Speakers -------------------------- 6 – – Recommended Speaker Layout -------------------------- 6 – – Automatic connection between the Subwoofer or Surround Speakers and the Soundbar -------------------------- 6 – – Manually connecting the Subwoofer or Surround Speakers if automatic connection fails -------------------------- 7 04 ConnectingtoyourTV 9 Method 1. Connecting with a Cable -------------------------- 9 – – Connecting a TV using an HDMI Cable -------------------------- 9 – – Connecting using an Optical Cable -------------------------- 10 Method 2. Connecting Wirelessly -------------------------- 11 – – Connecting a TV via Bluetooth -------------------------- 11 – – Connecting via Wi-Fi -------------------------- 13 05 ConnectinganExternalDevice 15 Connecting using an HDMI Cable (Capable of Dolby Atmos decoding and playback) -------------------------- 15 Connecting using an HDMI Cable -------------------------- 16 Connecting using an Optical Cable -------------------------- 17 06 ConnectingaMobileDevice 18 Connecting via Bluetooth -------------------------- 18 Connecting via Wi-Fi (Wireless Network) -------------------------- 21
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ENG - vii 07 ConnectinganAmazonproduct 23 Connect and use with an Amazon product (Amazon Echo) -------------------------- 23 Use voice commands to control the Soundbar -------------------------- 25 08 UsingtheRemoteControl 26 How to Use the Remote Control -------------------------- 26 Adjusting the Soundbar volume with a TV remote control -------------------------- 29 Using the Hidden Buttons (Buttons with more than one function) -------------------------- 30 Output specifications for the different sound effect modes -------------------------- 30 09 InstallingtheWallMount 31 Installation Precautions -------------------------- 31 Wallmount Components -------------------------- 31 Installing the Surround Speakers on a Wall (Sold Separately) -------------------------- 33 10 InstallingtheSoundbaraboveaTVStand 34 Component -------------------------- 34 11 SoftwareUpdate 34 12 Troubleshooting 35 13 License 36 14 OpenSourceLicenseNotice 37 15 ImportantNotesAboutService 37 16 SpecificationsandGuide 38 Specifications -------------------------- 38
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ENG - 2 01 CHECKINGTHECOMPONENTS VOL WOOFER SOUNDBAR SOUND MODE PAIR POWER x 2 SoundbarMainUnit RemoteControl /Batteries Subwoofer SurroundSpeaker (Left/Right) 1 2 3 x 2 x 2 PowerCord (Subwoofer) PowerCord (SurroundSpeaker) PowerCord (MainUnit) HDMICable Bracket-Wall Mount x 2 (M4 x L10) x 2 x 4 WallMountGuide Holder-Screw Screw Rubber-Foot • • For more information about the power supply and power consumption, refer to the label attached to the product. (Label: Bottom of the Soundbar Main Unit) • • The power components are labelled (1, 2, 3). For more information about power connections, see page 5. • • To distinguish the left surround speaker from the right, check the label on the rear of each speaker. • • To purchase additional components or optional cables, contact a Samsung Service Center or Samsung Customer Care. • • The appearance of the accessories may differ slightly from the illustrations above. InsertingBatteriesbeforeusingtheRemoteControl(AAbatteriesX2) Slide the battery cover in the direction of the arrow until it is completely removed. Insert 2 AA batteries (1.5V) oriented so that their polarity is correct. Slide the battery cover back into position.
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ENG - 3 02 PRODUCTOVERVIEW FrontPanel/TopPaneloftheSoundbar Top Panel Position the product so that the "Samsung Harman Kardon" logo is located on the top.      (Power)Button Turns the power on and off. • • AutoPowerDownFunction The unit turns off automatically in the following situations: – – In D.IN/HDMI1/HDMI2/WIFI/BT mode if there is no audio signal for 18 minutes.  (Source)Button Selects the source input mode. Inputmode Display Optical Digital input D.IN ARC (HDMI OUT) input D.IN  TV ARC (Auto conversion) HDMI input HDMI 1 / HDMI 2 Wi-Fi mode WIFI BLUETOOTH mode BT  -/+(Volume)Button Adjusts the volume. • • When adjusted, the volume level appears on the Soundbar’s front display.  Display Displays the product’s status and current mode. • • When you plug in the AC cord, the power button will begin working in 4 to 6 seconds. • • When you turn on this unit, there will be a 4 to 5 second delay before it produces sound. • • If you want to enjoy sound only from the Soundbar, you must turn off the TV’s speakers in the Audio Setup menu of your TV. Refer to the owner’s manual supplied with your TV.
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ENG - 4 BottomPaneloftheSoundbar POWER SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) POWER DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) POWER SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) POWER DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) POWER SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) POWER DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) POWER SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) POWER DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR)         POWER Connect the Soundbar's AC power cord.  IDSET(WOOFER/REAR) Press to connect the Soundbar to surround speakers and a subwoofer wirelessly. • • Press and hold the Up button on the remote for 5 seconds to complete IDSET.  NETWORK Press to connect to a wireless network (Wi-Fi) via the SmartThings app.  SERVICE Connect a USB storage device to upgrade the product's software.  DIGITALAUDIOIN(OPTICAL) Connect to the digital (optical) output of an external device.  HDMIIN1/HDMIIN2 Inputs digital video and audio signals simultaneously using an HDMI cable. Connect to the HDMI output of an external device.  HDMIOUT(TV-ARC) Connect to the HDMI (ARC) jack on a TV. • • When disconnecting the power cord from a wall outlet, pull the plug. Do not pull the cable. • • Do not connect this unit or other components to an AC outlet until all connections between components are complete.
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ENG - 5 03 CONNECTINGTHESOUNDBAR ConnectingElectricalPower Use the power components (1, 2, 3) to connect the Subwoofer, Surround Speaker, and Soundbar to an electrical outlet in the following order: 1 Connect the power cord to the Subwoofer. 2 Connect the power cord to the Left and Right Surround Speakers. 3 Connect the power cord to the Soundbar. See the illustrations below. • • For more information about the required electrical power and power consumption, refer to the label attached to the product. (Label: Bottom of the Soundbar Main Unit) POWER RearofSubwoofer 1 PowerCord Connecting ElectricalPower POWER POWER BottomsoftheLeft andRightSurround Speakers 2 PowerCord Connecting ElectricalPower BottomoftheSoundbar MainUnit POWER SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) POWER DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 SERVICE NETWORK ID SET (WOOFER/REAR) POWER ConnectingElectricalPower 3 PowerCord POWER
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ENG - 6 ConnectingtheSoundbartotheSubwooferandSurroundSpeakers When the Subwoofer is connected, you can enjoy rich bass sound. RecommendedSpeakerLayout 150° 150° 135° 135° 0° Subwoofer Soundbar SurroundSpeakerL SurroundSpeakerR CAUTION • • Wireless receiving antennas are built into the wireless subwoofer and surround speakers. Keep the units away from water and moisture. • • For optimal listening performance, make sure that the areas around the wireless subwoofer and surround speakers locations are clear of any obstructions. AutomaticconnectionbetweentheSubwooferorSurroundSpeakersandtheSoundbar The subwoofer and/or Surround speakers will connect to the Soundbar automatically if they are plugged in to electrical outlets. • • When auto pairing is complete, the blue indicators at the rear of the Subwoofer or Surround Speaker turn on. LEDIndicatorLightsontheRearofSubwooferandSurroundSpeakers LED Status Description Resolution Blue On Successfully connected (normal operation) - Blinking Recovering the connection Check if the power cable attached to the main Soundbar unit is connected properly or wait about 5 minutes. If blinking persists, try manually connecting the subwoofer. See page 7. Red On Standby (with the Soundbar main unit turned off) Check if the power cable attached to the main Soundbar unit is connected properly. Connection failed Connect again. See the instructions for manual connection on page 7. Red and blue Blinking Malfunction See the contact information for the Samsung Service Center in this manual.
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ENG - 7 ManuallyconnectingtheSubwooferorSurroundSpeakersifautomaticconnectionfails Beforeperformingthemanualconnectionprocedurebelow: • • Check whether the power cables for the Soundbar and subwoofer or Surround Speakers are connected properly. • • Make sure that the Soundbar is turned on. 1. Press and hold IDSET on the rear of the subwoofer and surround speakers for at least 5 seconds. • • The red indicator at the rear of each speaker turns off and the blue indicator blinks. 5 Sec RearofSubwoofer BlueLEDBlinkingFast POWER x 2 RearoftheLeftandRightSurroundSpeakers 5 Sec 2. Press and hold the Upbutton on the remote control for at least 5 seconds. • • The IDSET message appears on the display of the Soundbar for a moment, and then it disappears. • • The Soundbar will automatically power on when IDSET is complete. SOUND MODE PAIR 5 Sec IDSET “SamsungHarmanKardon”logoisonthetop
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ENG - 8 3. Check if the LINK LED is solid blue (connection complete). LINKLED-BlueisOn When the connection is successfully established, the blue indicators on the rear of the subwoofer and surround speakers turn on without blinking. NOTES • • Do not connect the power cord of this product or your TV to a wall outlet until all connections between components are complete. • • Before moving or installing this product, be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power cord. • • If the main unit is powered off, the wireless subwoofer will go into stand-by mode and the STANDBY LED on the rear of the sub-woofer will turn red after blinking in blue several times. • • If you use a device that uses the same frequency (5.8GHz) as the Soundbar near the Soundbar, interference may cause some sound interruption. • • The maximum transmission distance of the main unit’s wireless signal is about 32.8 ft, but may vary depending on your operating environment. If a steel-concrete or metallic wall is between the main unit and the wireless subwoofer, the system may not operate at all because the wireless signal cannot penetrate metal. PRECAUTIONS • • Wireless receiving antennas are built into the wireless subwoofer. Keep the unit away from water and moisture. • • For optimal listening performance, make sure that the area around the wireless subwoofer and surround speakers location is clear of any obstructions.
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ENG - 9 04 CONNECTINGTOYOURTV Hear TV sound from your Soundbar through wired or wireless connections. • • When the Soundbar is connected to selected Samsung TVs, the Soundbar can be controlled using the TV’s remote control. – – This feature is available on 2017 and later Samsung Smart TVs that support Bluetooth when the Soundbar is connected to the TV using an optical cable. – – This function also allows you to use the TV menu to adjust the sound field and various settings as well as the volume and mute. Method1.ConnectingwithaCable When the audio in a broadcast is encoded in Dolby Digital and the “Digital Output Audio Format” on your TV is set to PCM, we recommend that you change the setting to Dolby Digital. When the setting on the TV is changed, you will experience better sound quality. (The TV menu may use different words for Dolby Digital and PCM depending on the TV manufacturer.) ConnectingaTVusinganHDMICable HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) HDMI IN (ARC) ConnecttotheHDMIIN (ARC)portofyourTV. HDMICable BottomoftheSoundbar ConnecttotheHDMIOUT(TV-ARC) portoftheSoundbarmainunit.   TVARC TopoftheSoundbar 1. With the Soundbar and TV turned on, connect the HDMI cable as shown in the figure. 2. “TVARC” appears in the display window of the Soundbar main unit and the Soundbar plays TV sound. • • If TV sound is inaudible, press the (Source) button on the remote control or on the top of the Soundbar to switch to “D.IN” mode. The screen displays “D.IN” and “TVARC” in sequence, and TV sound is played.
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ENG - 10 • • If “TVARC” does not appear in the display window of the Soundbar main unit, confirm that the HDMI cable is connected to the correct port. • • Use the volume buttons on the TV’s remote control to change the volume on the Soundbar. NOTES • • HDMI is an interface that enables the digital transmission of video and audio data with just a single connector. • • If the TV provides an ARC port, connect the HDMI cable to the HDMI IN (ARC) port. • • We recommend you use a coreless HDMI cable if possible. If you use a cored HDMI cable, use one whose diameter is less than 0.55 inches (14 mm). • • Anynet+ must be turned on. • • This function is not available if the HDMI cable does not support ARC. ConnectingusinganOpticalCable BottomoftheSoundbar OPTICAL OUT DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2   D.IN OpticalCable (notsupplied) TopoftheSoundbar 1. Connect the DIGITALAUDIOIN(OPTICAL) jack on the Soundbar to the OPTICAL OUT jack of the TV with a digital optical cable (not supplied). 2. Press the (Source) button on the top panel or on the remote control, and then select the “D.IN” mode.
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ENG - 11 AutoPowerLink Auto Power Link automatically turns on the Soundbar when the TV is turned on. 1. Connect the Soundbar and a TV with a digital optical cable (not supplied). 2. Press the Left button on the remote control for 5 seconds to turn Auto Power Link on or off. • • Auto Power Link is set to ON by default. (To turn off this function, press the Left button on the remote for 5 seconds.) • • Depending on the connected device, Auto Power Link may not function. • • This function is only available in the “D.IN” mode. Method2.ConnectingWirelessly ConnectingaTVviaBluetooth When a TV is connected using Bluetooth, you can hear stereo sound without the hassle of cabling. • • Only one TV can be connected at a time. SOUND MODE PAIR OR TopoftheSoundbar Theinitialconnection 1. Press the PAIR button on the remote control to enter the “BTPAIRING” mode. (OR) a. Press the (Source) button on the top panel and then select “BT”. “BT” changes to “BTREADY” in a few seconds automatically if there is no Bluetooth device connected to the Soundbar. b. When “BTREADY” appears, press and hold the (Source) button on the top panel of the Soundbar for more than 5 seconds to display “BTPAIRING”. 2. Select Bluetooth mode on the TV. (For more information, see the TV’s manual.) 3. Select “[AV]SamsungSoundbarQ90R” from the list on TV’s screen. An available Soundbar is indicated with “NeedPairing” or “Paired” on the TV’s Bluetooth device list. To connect the TV to the Soundbar, select the message, and then establish a connection. • • When the TV is connected, [TVName] → “BT” appears on the Soundbar’s front display. 4. You can now hear TV sound from the Soundbar.
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ENG - 12 Ifthedevicefailstoconnect • • If a previously connected Soundbar (e.g. “[AV]SamsungSoundbarQ90R”) appears in the list, delete it. • • Then repeat steps 1 through 3. NOTE • • After you have connected the Soundbar to your TV the first time, use the “BTREADY” mode to reconnect. DisconnectingtheSoundbarfromtheTV Press the (Source) button on the top panel or on the remote control and switch to any mode but “BT”. • • Disconnecting takes time because the TV must receive a response from the Soundbar. (The time required may differ, depending on the TV model.) • • To cancel the automatic Bluetooth connection between the Soundbar and TV, press the p (Play/Pause) button on the remote control for 5 seconds with the Soundbar in “BTREADY” status. (Toggle On → Off) WhatisthedifferencebetweenBTREADYandBTPAIRING? • • BTREADY : In this mode, you can search for previously connected TVs or connect a previously connected mobile device to the Soundbar. • • BTPAIRING : In this mode, you can connect a new device to the Soundbar. (Press the PAIR button on the remote control or press and hold the (Source) button on the top of the Soundbar for more than 5 seconds while the Soundbar is in “BT” mode.) NOTES • • If asked for a PIN code when connecting a Bluetooth device, enter <0000>. • • In Bluetooth connection mode, the Bluetooth connection will be lost if the distance between the Soundbar and the Bluetooth device exceeds 32.8 ft (10 m). • • The Soundbar automatically turns off after 18 minutes in the Ready state. • • The Soundbar may not perform Bluetooth search or connection correctly under the following circumstances: – – If there is a strong electrical field around the Soundbar. – – If several Bluetooth devices are simultaneously paired with the Soundbar. – – If the Bluetooth device is turned off, not in place, or malfunctions. • • Electronic devices may cause radio interference. Devices that generate electromagnetic waves must be kept away from the Soundbar main unit - e.g., microwaves, wireless LAN devices, etc.
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ENG - 13 ConnectingviaWi-Fi Pre-connectionChecklist 1. Confirm that your SamsungSmartTVwasreleasedafter2013. This function is compatible only with Samsung Smart TVs released after 2013. 2. Make sure your Wirelessrouter(Wi-Fi) is ready and working. 3. Make sure that the TVisconnectedtotheWirelessrouter(yourWi-Finetwork). Mobiledevice TopoftheSoundbar Step1:ConnectingtheSoundbartoWi-Fi 1. Press the (Source) button on the top of the Soundbar or on the remote control to select “WIFI” mode. • • When using selected Samsung TVs (2016 ~ 2018 Samsung Smart TVs that support Bluetooth.) – – If you select “WIFI” mode when the TV is turned on, the TV screen displays a pop-up window providing instructions on how to automatically connect the Soundbar to a wireless router (Wi-Fi). Refer to the instructions in the pop-up window of the TV. TopoftheSoundbar WIFI 2. Connect your mobile device (smartphone, tablet, etc.) to the Wi-Fi network the TV is connected to. 3. Install and launch the SmartThings app on your mobile device (smartphone, tablet, etc.). SmartThings app iOS Android 4. Follow the instructions in the app screen on the mobile device to connect the Soundbar to your Wi-Fi network.
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ENG - 14 Step2:ConfiguringSettingsontheTV • • If the TV disconnects from your wireless network after you change the input source to the Soundbar, use the TV menu to connect the TV to the network again. ForTVsreleasedin2019 Home ( )  Settings( )  Sound  Sound Output  [AV] Samsung Soundbar Q90R (Wi-Fi) ForTVsreleasedin2018 Home ( )  Settings( )  Sound  Sound Output  [AV] Samsung Soundbar Q90R (Wi-Fi) ForTVsreleasedin2017 Home ( )  Settings( )  Sound  Sound Output  [AV] Samsung Soundbar Q90R (Wi-Fi) ForTVsreleasedin2016 Home ( )  Settings( )  Sound  Select Speaker  [AV] Samsung Soundbar Q90R (Wi-Fi) ForTVsreleasedin2015 Menu  Sound  Speaker List ForTVsreleasedin2014 Menu  Sound  Speaker Settings  Multiroom Link - Settings NOTES • • The TV and Soundbar must be connected to the same wireless network (Wi-Fi). • • If your wireless router (Wi-Fi) uses a DFS channel, you will not be able to establish a Wi-Fi connection between the TV and Soundbar. Contact your Internet service provider for details. • • If the 5GHz Wi-Fi connection is not smooth, use the 2.4GHz bandwidth. • • Because the menus may differ depending on the year of manufacture, refer to your TV manual.
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ENG - 15 05 CONNECTINGANEXTERNALDEVICE Connect to an external device via a wired or wireless network to play the external device’s sound through the Soundbar. ConnectingusinganHDMICable(CapableofDolbyAtmosdecoding andplayback) • • WhenyouuseDolbyAtmos®: If the input source is Dolby Atmos®, 7.1.4 channels are outputted. When Dolby Atmos® is active, the Soundbar’s sound effect modes controlled by the SOUNDMODE button are not available. • • Important: This product supports Dolby Atmos® only in HDMI mode. BottomoftheSoundbar DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) HDMI OUT HDMI IN (ARC) TopoftheSoundbar OR HDMICable HDMICable   ExternalDevice HDMI1 OR HDMI2 1. Connect an HDMI cable from the HDMIIN1 or HDMIIN2 jack on the bottom of the Soundbar to the HDMI OUT jack on your digital device. 2. Connect an HDMI cable from the HDMIOUT(TV-ARC) jack on the bottom of the Soundbar to the HDMI IN jack on your TV. 3. Press the (Source) button on the top panel or on the remote control, and then select “HDMI1”or“HDMI2”. 4. “HDMI1”or“HDMI2” mode is displayed on the Soundbardisplaypanel and sound plays.
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ENG - 16 NOTE • • When Dolby Atmos® is activated, “DOLBYATMOS” appears in the front display. ConfiguringDolbyAtmos®onyourBDplayerorotherdevice. • • Open the audio output options on the settings menu of your BD player or other device and make sure that “No Encoding” is selected for Bitstream. For example, on a Samsung BD Player, go to Home Menu → Sound → Digital Output and then select Bitstream (unprocessed). • • If the Audio Output options include Secondary Audio, make sure Secondary Audio is set to Off. • • Make sure that the content supports DolbyAtmos®. ConnectingusinganHDMICable BottomoftheSoundbar DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) HDMI IN 1 HDMI IN 2 HDMI OUT (TV-ARC) HDMI OUT HDMI IN (ARC) TopoftheSoundbar OR HDMICable HDMICable   ExternalDevice HDMI1 OR HDMI2 1. Connect an HDMI cable from the HDMIIN1 or HDMIIN2 jack on the bottom of the Soundbar to the HDMI OUT jack on your digital device. 2. Connect an HDMI cable from the HDMIOUT(TV-ARC) jack on the bottom of the Soundbar to the HDMI IN jack on your TV. 3. Press the (Source) button on the top panel or on the remote control, and then select “HDMI1”or“HDMI2”. 4. “HDMI1”or“HDMI2” mode is displayed on the Soundbardisplaypanel and sound plays.
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ENG - 17 ConnectingusinganOpticalCable DIGITAL AUDIO IN (OPTICAL) OPTICAL OUT BottomoftheSoundbar  OpticalCable (notsupplied) TopoftheSoundbar BD/DVDplayer/Set-topbox/ Gameconsole  D.IN 1. Connect DIGITALAUDIOIN(OPTICAL)on the main unit to the OPTICAL OUT jack of the Source Device using a digital optical cable (not supplied). 2. Select “D.IN” mode by pressing the (Source)button on the top panel or on the remote control.
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ENG - 18 06 CONNECTINGAMOBILEDEVICE ConnectingviaBluetooth When a mobile device is connected using Bluetooth, you can hear stereo sound without the hassle of cabling. • • You cannot connect more than one Bluetooth device at a time. SOUND MODE PAIR OR TopoftheSoundbar Bluetoothdevice Theinitialconnection 1. Press the PAIR button on the remote control to enter the “BTPAIRING” mode. (OR) a. Press the (Source) button on the top panel and then select “BT”. “BT” changes to “BTREADY” in a few seconds automatically if there is no Bluetooth device connected to the Soundbar. b. When “BTREADY” appears, press and hold the (Source) button on the top panel of the Soundbar for more than 5 seconds to display “BTPAIRING”. 2. On your device, select “[AV]SamsungSoundbarQ90R” from the list that appears. • • When the Soundbar is connected to the Bluetooth device, [BluetoothDeviceName] → “BT” appears in the front display. 3. Play music files from the device connected via Bluetooth through the Soundbar. Ifthedevicefailstoconnect • • If a previously connected Soundbar (e.g. “[AV]SamsungSoundbarQ90R”) appears in the list, delete it. • • Then repeat steps 1 and 2. NOTE • • After you have connected the Soundbar to your mobile device the first time, use the “BTREADY” mode to reconnect.
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ENG - 19 WhatisthedifferencebetweenBTREADYandBTPAIRING? • • BTREADY : In this mode, you can search for previously connected TVs or connect a previously connected mobile device to the Soundbar. • • BTPAIRING : In this mode, you can connect a new device to the Soundbar. (Press the PAIR button on the remote control or press and hold the (Source) button on the top of the Soundbar for more than 5 seconds while the Soundbar is in “BT” mode.) NOTES • • If asked for a PIN code when connecting a Bluetooth device, enter <0000>. • • In Bluetooth connection mode, the Bluetooth connection will be lost if the distance between the Soundbar and the Bluetooth device exceeds 32.8 ft (10 m). • • The Soundbar automatically turns off after 18 minutes in the Ready state. • • The Soundbar may not perform Bluetooth search or connection correctly under the following circumstances: – – If there is a strong electrical field around the Soundbar. – – If several Bluetooth devices are simultaneously paired with the Soundbar. – – If the Bluetooth device is turned off, not in place, or malfunctions. • • Electronic devices may cause radio interference. Devices that generate electromagnetic waves must be kept away from the Soundbar main unit - e.g., microwaves, wireless LAN devices, etc. • • The Soundbar supports SBC data (44.1kHz, 48kHz). • • Connect only to a Bluetooth device that supports the A2DP (AV) function. • • You cannot connect the Soundbar to a Bluetooth device that supports only the HF (Hands Free) function. • • Once you have paired the Soundbar to a Bluetooth device, selecting “[AV]SamsungSoundbar Q90R” from the device’s scanned devices list will automatically change the Soundbar to “BT” mode. – – Available only if the Soundbar is listed among the Bluetooth device’s paired devices. (The Bluetooth device and the Soundbar must have been previously paired at least once.) • • The Soundbar will appear in the Bluetooth device’s searched devices list only when the Soundbar is displaying “BTREADY”. • • The Soundbar cannot be paired to another Bluetooth device if already in Bluetooth mode and paired to a Bluetooth device.
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ENG - 20 DisconnectingtheBluetoothdevicefromaSoundbar You can disconnect a Bluetooth device from the Soundbar. For instructions, see the Bluetooth device’s user manual. • • The Soundbar will be disconnected. • • When the Soundbar is disconnected from the Bluetooth device, the Soundbar will display “BTDISCONNECTED” on the front display. DisconnectingtheSoundbarfromtheBluetoothdevice Press the (Source) button on the top panel or on the remote control, and then change to any mode except “BT”. • • Disconnecting takes time because the Bluetooth device must receive a response from the Soundbar. (Disconnection time may differ, depending on the Bluetooth device) • • When the Soundbar is disconnected from the Bluetooth device, the Soundbar will display “BTDISCONNECTED” on the front display. NOTES • • In Bluetooth connection mode, the Bluetooth connection will be lost if the distance between the Soundbar and the Bluetooth device exceeds 32.8 ft (10 m). • • The Soundbar automatically turns off after 18 minutes in the Ready state. MoreAboutBluetooth Bluetooth is a technology that enables Bluetooth-compliant devices to interconnect easily with each other using a short wireless connection. • • A Bluetooth device may cause noise or malfunction, depending on usage, if: – – A part of your body is in contact with the receiving/transmitting system of the Bluetooth device or the Soundbar. – – It is subject to electrical variation from obstructions caused by a wall, corner, or office partition. – – It is exposed to electrical interference from same frequency-band devices including medical equipment, microwave ovens, and wireless LANs. • • Pair the Soundbar with the Bluetooth device while they are close together. • • The further the distance between the Soundbar and Bluetooth device, the worse the quality is. If the distance exceeds the Bluetooth operational range, the connection is lost. • • In poor reception areas, the Bluetooth connection may not work properly. • • The Bluetooth connection only works when it is close to the unit. The connection will be automatically cut off if the Bluetooth device is out of range. Even within range, the sound quality may be degraded by obstacles such as walls or doors. • • This wireless device may cause electric interference during its operation.
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ENG - 21 ConnectingviaWi-Fi(WirelessNetwork) • • Connect a single Soundbar to Wi-Fi to access a variety of music streaming services and Internet radio. Connect multiple Soundbars to Wi-Fi to use grouped playback or the stereo sound mode. • • To connect a Soundbar to a mobile device via a wireless network (Wi-Fi), the SmartThings app is required. Mobiledevice TopoftheSoundbar Theinitialconnection 1. Press the (Source) button on the top of the Soundbar or on the remote control to select “WIFI” mode. TopoftheSoundbar WIFI 2. Install and launch the SmartThings app on your mobile device (e.g. smartphone or tablet). SmartThings app iOS Android
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ENG - 22 3. Launch the app, and then follow the instructions on the screen to register (add) your Soundbar in the app. • • The automatic pop-up (the third illustration below) may not be available on some mobile devices. If this is the case, select and complete “Adddevice” from the app menu. Your Soundbar is now added to the app. Launch App Add speakers Auto pop-up
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ENG - 23 07 CONNECTINGANAMAZONPRODUCT • • This feature may not be available in some countries. • • This service is provided by Amazon and can be terminated at any time. Samsung does not assume responsibility for service availability. • • AmazonAlexa app screen is subject to change without prior notice. ConnectandusewithanAmazonproduct(AmazonEcho) Use an Amazon Echo product to control your Soundbar and enjoy music services provided by Amazon Echo. NOTE • • Confirm that the Soundbar is connected to Wi-Fi. (Refer to “Connecting via Wi-Fi (Wireless Network)”) 1. In the SmartThings app, change your Soundbar’s name to one that can be recognized by your Amazon device. (Example: Samsung, Soundbar, Living Room, Family Room, Bedroom, Office, etc.) CAUTION • • Amazon devices may not recognize names that contain elements such as special characters. Save Select Edit Select speakers Change name
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ENG - 24 2. In the Alexa app, search “SamsungWirelessAudio” in Skills, and then select “ENABLE”. • • Skip this step if you have Skills set up already. Select Skills Search Enable AmazonAlexa app
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ENG - 25 UsevoicecommandstocontroltheSoundbar • • The Amazon Echo service you can use with your Soundbar is limited to music. Other services provided by Amazon Echo, such as news and weather, can only be accessed through your Amazon Echo product. Trigger +Command +Speakername UsetheSpeakernameyouchangedintheSmartThingsapp.(Referto “Connectanduse withanAmazonproduct(AmazonEcho)”) Action VoiceCommand To search an audio device added to the SmartThings account connected to the AmazonAlexa account "AlexaDiscoverdevices" *TousevoicecommandsfortheSoundbarnamed“Livingroom” Action VoiceCommand To set the volume level to 5 "AlexaSetthevolumeto5onLivingroom" To increase the volume level "AlexaVolumeuponLivingroom" To mute the sound "AlexaMuteonLivingroom" To listen to a radio station named KISS FM "AlexaPlayKissFMonLivingroom" To play the next song "AlexaNextsongonLivingroom" To stop the audio "AlexaStoponLivingroom" To turn the audio on "AlexaTurnonLivingroom" To turn the audio off "AlexaTurnoffLivingroom" To change the input source "AlexaSwitchtoBluetoothonLivingroom"
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ENG - 26 08 USINGTHEREMOTECONTROL HowtoUsetheRemoteControl VOL WOOFER SOUNDBAR SOUND MODE PAIR            Power VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR Turns the Soundbar on and off.  VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR Source Press to select a source connected to the Soundbar.  Mute VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR Press the (Mute) button to mute the sound. Press it again to unmute the sound.  SOUNDMODE VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR You can select the desired sound mode by choosing STANDARD, SURROUND, GAMEPRO, or ADAPTIVESOUND. Select the STANDARD mode if you want to enjoy the original sound. • • GAMEPROmode Immerse yourself in the scene with a dedicated setting that optimizes sounds specifically for gaming. • • ADAPTIVESOUNDmode Automatically analyzes content and gives you optimized sound and automatically enhances voice clarity on low volumes.  VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR Bluetooth PAIR Press the PAIR button. “BTPAIRING” appears in the Soundbar’s display. You can connect the Soundbar to a new Bluetooth device in this mode by selecting the Soundbar from the Bluetooth device's search list.
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ENG - 27  Play/Pause (BT/Wi-Fi) VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR Press the p button to pause a music file temporarily. When you press the button again, the music file plays.  VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR Up/Down/ Left/Right PresstheindicatedareastoselectUp/Down/Left/Right. Press Up/Down/Left/Right on the button to select or set functions. • • MusicSkip Press the Right button to select the next music file. Press the Left button to select the previous music file. • • Anynet+/AutoPowerLink You can turn Anynet+ and Auto Power Link on or off. Anynet+ and Auto Power Link are turned on and turned off by the Right and Left buttons respectively. – – Anynet+ : If the Soundbar is connected to a Samsung TV through an HDMI cable, you can control your Soundbar with a Samsung TV remote control. Press and hold the Right button for 5 seconds to toggle Anynet+ ON and OFF. – – Auto Power Link : If the Soundbar is connected to your TV through a digital optical cable, the Soundbar can automatically turn on when you turn on your TV. Press and hold the Left button for 5 seconds to toggle Auto Power Link ON and OFF. – – Anynet+ / Auto Power Link are set to ON by default. • • IDSET Press and hold the Up button for 5 seconds to complete IDSET.
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ENG - 28  SoundControl VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR You can select TREBLE, BASS, SYNC, CENTERLEVEL, SIDELEVEL, FRONTTOPLEVEL, REARLEVEL, REARTOPLEVEL, and VIRTUALON/OFF. – – To control the volume of the treble or bass sound, select TREBLE or BASS in Sound Settings, and then adjust the volume between -6~+6 by using the Up/Down buttons. – – Press and hold the (SoundControl) button for about 5 seconds to adjust the sound for each frequency band. 150Hz, 300Hz, 600Hz, 1.2kHz, 2.5kHz, 5kHz, and 10kHz are selectable using the Left/Right buttons and each can be adjusted to a setting between -6 to +6 using the Up/Down buttons. – – To control the volume of the each speaker select CENTERLEVEL, SIDELEVEL or FRONTTOPLEVEL in Sound Settings, and then adjust the volume between -6~+6 by using the Up/Down buttons. – – If the video on the TV and audio from the Soundbar are not synchronized, select SYNC in Sound Control, and then set the audio delay between 0~300 milliseconds by using the Up/Down buttons. – – If Surround Speakers are connected, select REARLEVEL orREARTOPLEVEL, and then use the Up/Down buttons to adjust the volume within a -6 to +6 range. The VIRTUAL Speaker function can be turned ON/OFF by using the Up/Down buttons. – – SYNC is only supported for some functions. • • Initialize With the Soundbar turned off, press and hold the (SoundControl) button for more than 5 seconds until the speaker turns on. “INIT” appears on the display and the Soundbar is initialized.  VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR WOOFER S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R O O F E R O U N D B A R S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R Push the button up or down to adjust the volume of the subwoofer to -12 or between -6 to +6. To set the subwoofer volume level to 0, press the button.  VOL WOOFER SOUND MODE PAIR VOL S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R S O U N D M O D E S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R Push the button up or down to adjust the volume. • • Mute Press the VOL button to mute the sound. Press it again to unmute the sound.
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ENG - 29 AdjustingtheSoundbarvolume withaTVremotecontrol IfyouhaveaSamsungTV,youcanadjust theSoundbar’svolumeusingtheIRremote controlthatcamewithyourSamsungTV. First use the TV menu to set the TV audio on your Samsung TV to external speakers, then use your Samsung remote to control the Soundbar’s volume. For more information, see the TV’s user manual. The default mode for this function is control by a Samsung TV remote. If your TV is not a Samsung TV, follow the directions below to change the settings of this function. 1. Turn Off the Soundbar. BYE 2. If you do not want to use this function, push up and hold the WOOFER button for 5 seconds repeatedly until “OFF-TV REMOTE” appears in the display. S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R 5 Sec OFF-TVREMOTE 3. If you want to control the Soundbar with your TV’s remote, push up and hold the WOOFER button for 5seconds repeatedly until “ALL-TVREMOTE” appears in the display. Then, use your TV’s menu to select external speakers. S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R 5 Sec ALL-TVREMOTE 4. If you want to return the Soundbar to the default mode (control by a Samsung TV remote), push up and hold the WOOFER button for 5 seconds repeatedly until “SAMSUNG-TVREMOTE” appears in the display. S O U N D M O D E V O L W O O F E R S O U N D B A R 5 Sec (Default mode) SAMSUNG-TVREMOTE – – Each time you push the WOOFER button up and hold it for 5 seconds, the mode switches in the following order: “SAMSUNG-TVREMOTE” (Default mode) → “OFF‑TVREMOTE” → “ALL‑TVREMOTE”. – – This function may not be available, depending on the remote control. – – Manufacturers supporting this function: VIZIO, LG, Sony, Sharp, PHILIPS, PANASONIC, TOSHIBA, GRUNDIG, Hisense, RCA
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ENG - 30 UsingtheHiddenButtons(Buttonswithmorethanonefunction) HiddenButton Referencepage RemoteControlButton Function WOOFER TV remote control On/Off (Standby) page 29 Left Auto Power Link ON/OFF page 27 Right Anynet+ ON/OFF page 27 Up ID SET page 27 (Sound Control) 7 Band EQ page 28 Initialize (Standby) page 28 Outputspecificationsforthedifferentsoundeffectmodes Effect Input Output WithSubwoofer&SurroundSpeaker STANDARD 2.0 ch 2.1 ch 5.1 ch 5.1 ch / 7.1 ch (DTS) 7.1 ch 7.1 ch 7.1.4 ch 7.1.4 ch SURROUND 2.0 ch 7.1.4 ch 5.1 ch 7.1.4 ch 7.1 ch 7.1.4 ch 7.1.4 ch 7.1.4 ch GAME PRO 2.0 ch 2.1 ch 5.1 ch 5.1 ch / 7.1 ch (DTS) 7.1 ch 7.1 ch 7.1.4 ch 7.1.4 ch ADAPTIVE SOUND 2.0 ch 2.1 ch 5.1 ch 5.1 ch / 7.1 ch (DTS) 7.1 ch 7.1 ch 7.1.4 ch 7.1.4 ch • • If the input source is Dolby Atmos®, 7.1.4 channels are outputted. The sound effect modes controlled by the SOUNDMODE button and listed above are not available.
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ENG - 31 09 INSTALLINGTHE WALLMOUNT InstallationPrecautions • • Install on a vertical wall only. • • Do not install in a place with high temperature or humidity. • • Verify whether the wall is strong enough to support the product’s weight. If not, reinforce the wall or choose another installation point. • • Purchase and use the fixing screws or anchors appropriate for the kind of wall you have (plaster board, iron board, wood, etc.). If possible, fix the support screws into wall studs. • • Purchase wall mounting screws according to the type and thickness of the wall you want to mount the Soundbar on. – – Diameter: M5 – – Length: 1 3/8 inches (35 mm) or longer recommended. • • Connect cables from the unit to external devices before you install the Soundbar on the wall. • • Make sure the unit is turned off and unplugged before you install it. Otherwise, it may cause an electric shock. WallmountComponents WallMountGuide x 2 (M4 x L10) x 2 Holder-Screw Screw x 2 Bracket-WallMount 1. Place the WallMountGuide against the wall surface. • • The WallMountGuide must be level. • • If your TV is mounted on the wall, install the Soundbar at least 2 inches (5 cm) below the TV. 2inches(5cm) ormore
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ENG - 32 2. Align the WallMountGuide’s CenterLine with the center of your TV (if you are mounting the Soundbar below your TV), and then fix the WallMountGuide to the wall using tape. • • If you are not mounting below a TV, place the CenterLine in the center of the installation area. CenterLine 3. Push a pen tip or sharpened pencil tip through the center of the A-TYPE images on each end of the Guide to mark the holes for the supporting screws, and then remove the WallMountGuide. 4. Using an appropriately sized drill bit, drill a hole in the wall at each marking. • • If the markings do not correspond to the positions of studs, make sure you insert appropriate anchors or mollies into the holes before you insert the support screws. If you use anchors or mollies, make sure the holes you drill are large enough for the anchors or mollies you use. 5. Push a screw (not supplied) through each Holder-Screw, and then screw each screw firmly into a support screw hole. 6. Install the 2 Bracket-WallMounts in the correct orientation on the bottom of the Soundbar using 2 Screws. • • When assembling, make sure the hanger part of the Bracket-WallMounts are located behind the rear of the Soundbar. RearofSoundbar RightendofSoundbar
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ENG - 33 7. Install the Soundbar with the attached Bracket-WallMounts by hanging the Bracket-WallMounts on the Holder-Screws on the wall. 8. Slide the Soundbar down as shown below so that the Bracket-WallMounts rest securely on the Holder-Screws. • • Insert the Holder-Screws into the wide (bottom) part of the Bracket-Wall Mounts, and then slide the Bracket-Wall Mounts down so that the Bracket-Wall Mounts rest securely on the Holder-Screws. InstallingtheSurround SpeakersonaWall(Sold Separately) You can purchase wall mounts separately to install the surround speakers on a wall. NotesforWallMountingtheSurround Speakers • • Surround Speaker wall mounts must be able to support more than 4.4 lbs (2.0 kg). • • Hole size : 1/4 - 20 UNC threaded insert • • Since wall-mount installation is optional, you must purchase the corresponding accessories separately. • • Please have a qualified installer install the surround speaker Wall Mount Brackets. • • Ask a professional installation company to mount your product on the wall. • • Check the strength of the wall before you install the Wall Mount Brackets. If the strength is insufficient, make sure to reinforce the wall before installing the Wall Mount Brackets and the speakers on the wall. • • For more information, please refer to the Wall Mount’s manual. • • Samsung Electronics is not liable for any damage to the product due to the product being installed inappropriately. • • Take care not to install the speakers sideways or upside down.
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ENG - 34 10 INSTALLINGTHE SOUNDBAR ABOVEATV STAND Component x 4 Rubber-Foot You can install the Soundbar above TV stands that are less than 3 inches (7.6 cm) in height. To install, attach the Rubber-Feet to the bottom of the Soundbar before placing it in position above the TV stand. Make sure you attach the Rubber- Feetso that they are beyond the outside edges of the TV stand. Refer to the figure below. Rubber-Foot 11 SOFTWARE UPDATE When the Soundbar is connected to the Internet, software updates automatically occur even when the Soundbar is turned off. • • To use the Auto Update function, the Soundbar must be connected to the Internet. The Wi-Fi connection to the Soundbar will be terminated if the Soundbar’s power cord is disconnected or the power is cut off. If the power is cut off, when the power comes back on or you reconnect the power cord, turn on the Soundbar, and then reconnect it to the Internet.
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ENG - 35 12 TROUBLESHOOTING Before seeking assistance, check the following. Theunitwillnotturnon. Isthepowercordpluggedintotheoutlet? ; ; Connect the power plug to the outlet. Afunctiondoesnotworkwhenthebutton ispressed. Istherestaticelectricityintheair? ; ; Disconnect the power plug and connect it again. SounddropoutsoccurinBTmode. ; ; See the Bluetooth connection sections on pages 11 and 18. Soundisnotproduced. IstheMutefunctionon? ; ; Press the (Mute) button to cancel the mute function. Isthevolumesettominimum? ; ; Adjust the Volume. Theremotecontroldoesnotwork. Arethebatteriesdrained? ; ; Replace with new batteries. Isthedistancebetweentheremotecontroland Soundbarmainunittoofar? ; ;  Move the remote control closer to the Soundbar main unit. TheredLEDonthesubwooferblinksand thesubwooferisnotproducingsound. Thisissuecanoccurifthesubwooferisnot connectedtotheSoundbarmainunit. ; ;  Try to connect your subwoofer again. (See page 6.) Thesubwooferdronesandvibrates noticeably. Trytoadjustthevibrationofyoursubwoofer. ; ; Push the WOOFER button on your remote control up or down to adjust the subwoofer volume. (to -12, or between -6 ~ +6). CannotconnecttotheTV. Ifconnectedviaawirednetwork ; ; Check if the cable is connected correctly. – – Check the port name to make sure that the cable is connected to the correct port. For instructions, see the page explaining each connection method. ; ; Press the (Source) button on the top panel of the Soundbar or on the remote control to check if the mode is correct. Ifconnectedviaawirelessnetwork ; ; ConnectedviaBluetooth 1. Switch the Soundbar to “BTPAIRING” mode, and then use the TV to search again. (See page 11 for details.)
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ENG - 36 ; ; ConnectedviaWi-Fi 1. Check if the TV is a compatible model. • • Only SamsungSmartTVs released after 2013 are supported. 2. Check if the TV is connected to Wi-Fi. • • If the TV is not connected to Wi-Fi, use the network menu on the TV to establish a connection. (See the TV user manual.) 3. Check if the Soundbar is connected to Wi-Fi. • • When the Soundbar is connected, you can find it in the list of speakers on your mobile device when you run the SmartThings app. See page 21 for details. 4. Check for a DFS channel. • • If your wireless router (Wi-Fi) is using a DFS channel, you cannot establish a Wi-Fi connection between the TV and Soundbar. Contact your Internet service provider for details. 13 LICENSE Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Audio, Dolby Digital Plus, Pro Logic, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com. Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together, DTS:X, and the DTS:X logo are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of DTS, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. • • The Spotify Software is subject to third party licenses found here : www.spotify.com/connect/third-party- licenses. • • For more information about Spotify Connect, please visit www.spotify.com/ connect
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ENG - 37 14 OPENSOURCE LICENSENOTICE For further information on Open Sources used in this product, please visit the website: http://opensource.samsung.com 15 IMPORTANT NOTESABOUT SERVICE Figures and illustrations in this User Manual are provided for reference only and may differ from actual product appearance.
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ENG - 38 16 SPECIFICATIONSANDGUIDE Specifications Model Name HW-Q90R Weight 19.4 lbs (8.8 kg) Dimensions (W x H x D) 48.3 x 3.3 x 5.4 inches (1226.0 x 83.0 x 136.0 mm) Operating Temperature Range +41°F to +95°F (+5°C to +35°C) Operating Humidity Range 10 % ~ 75 % AMPLIFIER Rated Output power 18W x 10 + 10W x 3, 4ohm Supported play formats LPCM 8ch, Dolby Digital, Dolby Atmos (True HD / Digital Plus), DTS:X Subwoofer Name PS-WR95B Weight 21.6 lbs (9.8 kg) Dimensions (W x H x D) 8.1 x 15.9 x 15.9 inches (205.0 x 403.0 x 403.0 mm) AMPLIFIER Rated Output power 160W Surround Speaker Name PS-SQ90-1, PS-SQ90-2 Weight 4.6 lbs (2.1 kg) Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.7 x 8.3 x 5.6 inches (120.0 x 210.0 x 141.0 mm) AMPLIFIER Rated Output power 35W x 4 NOTES • • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd reserves the right to change the specifications without notice. • • Weight and dimensions are approximate. Precaution:TheSoundbarwillrestartautomaticallyifyouturnon/turnoffWi-Fi. Wi-Fi Port deactivation method Press the IDSET button on the bottom panel of the Soundbar for 30 seconds to turn Wi-Fi On / Off. Bluetooth Port deactivation method Press the NETWORK button on the bottom panel of the Soundbar for 30 seconds to turn Bluetooth On / Off.
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LIMITEDWARRANTYTOORIGINALPURCHASER Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.(SECA), warrants that this product is free from defective material and workmanship. SECA further warrants that if this product falls to operate properly within the specified warranty period and the failure is due to improper workmanship or defective materials, SECA will repair or replace the product at its option. All warranty repairs must be performed by a SECA Authorized Service Center. (The name and address of the location nearest you can be obtained by calling toll free: 1- 800- SAMSUNG) LABOR One year (Carry- in) PARTS One year On carry-in models, transportation to and from the service center is the customer’s responsibility. The original dated sales receipt must be retained by the customer and is the only acceptable proof of purchase. It must be presented to the authorized service center at the time service is requested. EXCLUSIONS(WHATISNOTCOVERED) This warranty does not cover damage due to accident, fire, flood and/ or other acts of God; misuse, incorrect line voltage, improper installation, improper or unauthorized repairs, commercial use or damage that occurs in shipping. Exterior and interior finish, lamps, glass are not covered under this warranty. Customer adjustments which are explained in the instruction manual are not covered under the terms of this warranty. This warranty will automatically be voided for any unit found with a missing or altered serial number. This warranty is valid only on products purchased and used in Canada. SamsungElectronicsCanadaInc 2050DerryRdWest Mississauga,On.L5N0B9 Tel:1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) Fax:(905)542-1199 Website:www.samsung.com/ca
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© 2019 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. Contact SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care Center. HEADQUARTERS Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. 2050 Derry Road West, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 0B9 Canada TEL: 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) www.samsung.com/ca/support Country Contact Center  Web Site `North America CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) www.samsung.com/ca/support(English) www.samsung.com/ca_fr/support(French) U.S.A 1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) www.samsung.com/us/support
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© 2019 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Tous droits réservés. Comment contacter Samsung dans le monde Si vous avez des suggestions ou des questions concernant les produits Samsung, veuillez contacter le Service Consommateurs Samsung. SIÈGE SOCIAL Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. 2050 Derry Road West, Mississauga, Ontario L5N 0B9 Canada TEL: 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) www.samsung.com/ca_fr/support Country Contact Center  Web Site `North America CANADA 1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) www.samsung.com/ca/support(English) www.samsung.com/ca_fr/support(French) U.S.A 1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864) www.samsung.com/us/support

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