Bluetooth & USB Connectivity
Soundbar Speaker: The LG NB4530B's soundbar speaker features
a two-way speaker system with two 0.75" dome tweeters and two pair of 2.5" x
1.0" oval cone woofers, powered by an 80-watt x 2-channel amplifier. The
soundbar speaker delivers clear midrange and treble with little distortion.
Wireless Powered Sub: The wireless powered sub houses a 6"
side-firing woofer inside a bass-reflex cabinet with a rear-firing port. The 6"
woofer is powered by a built-in 150-watt amplifier for deep, punchy bass. You
can independently adjust the volume level of the powered subwoofer. Since the
powered sub is wireless, there are no cable connections and the sub can be
placed anywhere in your listening room.
HDMI Input/Output (w/ ARC): The LG NB4530B soundbar speaker system is fitted
with a single HDMI input to directly connect your Blu-ray player or
satellite/cable box. The speaker system also features a HDMI output to connect
to your TV's HDMI input for audio/video transfer. The system's HDMI output supports
Audio Return Channel (ARC), which sends the TV sound back to the soundbar; your TV's HDMI input must also support ARC. The HDMI (v1.4)
jacks supports Dolby Digital/DTS/PCM audio signals and 480p/720p/1080i/1080p
Analog + Digital Audio Inputs: The LG NB4530B soundbar
speaker features both analog and digital audio inputs.
- Optical Digital Input: If your TV does not support the HDMI ARC
function, the LG NB4530B soundbar speaker system also offers an optical
(toslink) digital audio input that supports PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS audio
- Analog Audio Input: The LG NB4530B is also equipped with an
analog minijack (3.5mm) audio input for connecting your flat-panel TV (that
lacks a digital output), or other analog only audio device.
Auto Volume: Auto Volume automatically adjusts the volume of
the desired program, lowering the sound output when the modulation signal is
high or raising the sound output when the modulation signal is low.
DRC (Dynamic Range Control): The LG NB4530B provides dynamic range
compression for Dolby Digital content to make the sound clearer when the volume
is at a low level. The DRC feature can be set to Auto, On, or Off.
A/V Sync (Audio Delay): When receiving audio signal from
your TV, sound and images may not be matched. In this case, the AV Sync function
lets you adjust the audio delay time between 0 and 300m/sec.
Surround Modes: The LG soundbar speaker system has a number
of preset surround modes to choose from, based on your listening preference and
the source content.
- Natural: Enjoy comfortable and natural sound.
- Bypass: Enjoy the sound without equalizer effect.
- Bass: Reinforces the bass, treble, and surround sound
- Clear Voice: Makes voices and dialog sound clearer;
recommended for Dolby Digital/DTS sources.
- Game: Enjoy more virtual sound while playing video
- Upscaler: Enhances the sound of compressed MP3/WMA
music files; this mode is only available for 2ch sources.
- Night: Useful when watching movies at low volume lat at
- Loudness: Improves the bass and treble sound.
Bluetooth & USB
Bluetooth Technology: The LG NB4530B soundbar speaker system
features built-in Bluetooth for wireless audio streaming and LG's new Sound Sync
wireless TV connection.
- Bluetooth Audio Streaming: Built-in Bluetooth
technology lets you wirelessly stream audio from your Bluetooth enabled
smartphone, tablet, digital audio player, or other BT device to the LG
NB4530B. The LG NB4530B soundbar speaker system is Bluetooth A2DP (advanced
Audio Distribution Profile) compliant; meaning it allows you to stream music
from your Bluetooth enabled device, but not control it (no metadata transfer
either). You will still control playback of your music and view song/artist
information from your Bluetooth audio device. Your Bluetooth enabled device
must be paired with the NB4530B before operation. Only one device can be
paired with this system (it does not support multi-pairing).
- Sound Sync Wireless TV Connection: You can simplify the
installation of the LG NB4530B by eliminating the need for a wired
connection between a 2013 Bluetooth-enabled LG TV (with Sound Sync) and the
soundbar speaker. Simply plug the soundbar and the subwoofer into AC power
and follow the simple pairing instructions to wirelessly connect the
soundbar speaker to select 2013 Bluetooth-enabled LG TVs (with Sound Sync).
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with LG NB4530B.
USB Port: The LG NB4530B features a rear-panel USB (type-A) port
and comes with a USB extension cable for
connecting a USB mass storage class device; such as a USB thumbdrive, digital
audio player, or smartphone. The soundbar speaker system supports playback of
MP3/WMA files stored on a compatible USB memory device. The unit provides basic
playback functions (Play/Pause, Stop, Fast Forward/Rewind, Skip Track/Folder, &
Repeat/Random) over your MP3/WMA music files. The USB port (5V/500mA) will also
charge the battery of your USB device.
- File Extension: .mp3/.wma
- Sampling Frequency: 32-48kHz (MP3/WMA)
- Bit Rate: 32-320 kbps (MP3), 40-192 kbps (WMA)
- Maximum Files: 999
Note: The unit's USB port cannot recognize external
HDDs, Card readers, USB hubs, or computers.
Remote Control: The LG NB4530B includes an IR remote control for
wireless operation of the soundbar system. The remote is pre-programmed to
control basic functions (Power On/Off, Volume Up/Down, AV Input, Channel
Up/Down, & Mute) of select LG flat-panel TVS, and can be programmed to control other
manufacture televisions ( Zenith, GoldStar, Samsung, Sony, Hitachi).
SIMPLINK: Some functions of this system can be controlled by your LG
TV's remote control when this unit and your LG SIMPLINK compatible TV are
connected through a HDMI connection. The NB4530B system can also be set to automatically power On/Off
with your LG SIMPLINK compatible TV.
Note: To operate SIMPLINK, an HDMI cable over Version 1.3
with CEC function should be used. This system may work with devices with
HDMI-CEC support, but only devices with the "SIMPLINK" logo are fully
Sleep Timer: The LG NB4530B soundbar provides a sleep timer
function that will automatically turn-off the unit after 10 to 180 minutes.
Auto Power Off: The unit automatically turns off if it does not sense
and audio signal and control command for approximately 25 minutes.
Mounting Options: The LG NB4530B's soundbar speaker can be
either be table-top or wall mounted. The LG soundbar speaker can simply be
placed on a table, shelf, or stand thanks to its pre-installed pedestal base. An
additional pedestal base is included which slightly lowers the height of the
speaker by 0.25". The
supplied wall-mount bracket gives you the option of mounting the speaker on your
wall (the pedestal base should be removed when wall-mounting speaker). The soundbar speaker can be centered above
or below your TV.