Sound quality is complete.
Purchased both soundbar/sub woofer and rear speaker kit at discount. I started with the soundbar and sub woofer - very easy to set up (after explanation from sales member at store), having not encountered an optic cable before!
Next purchase was the rear speaker kit which added to the depth and quality of sound. Might take some tweaking to get the position of the speakers right.
The user manual that came with the product was only two pages, I found a couple of other user manuals online, the instructions for the sound bar/sub woofer containe...
Purchased in December 2020 for $299.00.
Died after 1 year, just displays EMERG
Exactly the same as another reviewer - EMERG displayed. LG said it needs sending for repair, and quoted 70% of the purchase price. It's put me off buying an LG OLED.
Purchased in December 2019 at Currys for $355.00.
Incompatible with hisense TV BEWARE
Bought this expensive soundbar to find out it was 'incompatible' with my OLED Hisense 2019 model TV. Called Harvey Norman, 2 times calling hisense (20 minute average wait time). To just be told we have to use 2 remotes instead of just using our ordinary TV remote. Rubbish. No apology from LG or Hisense.
Purchased in November 2020 at Harvey Norman for $700.00.
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Lasted just beyond warranty period
Soundbar had okay sound and was easy to set up.
Just days out of warranty the display brought up a message EMERG. Contacted LG who responded it needed repair and sent me a screen for local repairers which was blank. Of course could not reply to their email so had to send another message to them. Finally got a service repairer. Not economical to repair.
Would not recommend and have bought my last LG product.
Purchased in April 2019 for $599.00.
Much better than TV speakers
Bought in August 2019. Can't fault it. Replaces the TV speakers for a huge improvement. Works especially well when watching footage of spacecraft launches. We don't need to use the included remote either.
Max volume sucks
Having used the soundbar for over a month now, I am disappointed. Watching regular TV or netflix is fine. For lower volume video files (Or if you want to crank the crap out of it) the max volume just doesn't cut it. It's nowhere near as loud as my old soundbar which was cheaper and purchased three years earlier. I would have thought soundbars would get better, not worse.
There is no HDMI connection, only optical cable so that's another disappointment.
You could probably get an equal quality generic brand much cheaper than this, but if you want the brand name, for the average user, this one is okay quality for the price.
I went back to using my old sound bar.
Purchased in October 2019 at The Good Guys.
I bought the LG SL10YG about 2 weeks ago now along with the rear speakers. This bar is a little on the pricey side but well worth it along with the rear speakers.
The bass seems to have good response, I would highly recommend the rear speakers if you are wanting more of a surround sound feeling. Setting up is really easy specially if you have a LG TV. If you are expecting the quality of a cinema you do need to remember this is a sound bar not a full system.
However in my medium sized lounge room It sounds great and the sound projection from the bar is great.
All in all If you don't want a big clunky system this one will do the job.
Purchased in October 2019 at JB Hi-Fi for $1,199.00.
Good sound bar except for one thing
I purchased this LG sl4y sound bar in august 2019 from JB Hi-Fi in Rockingham. The customer service was good because the sales representative had no problems setting up the connection to the store display sample and playing music from it so I could decide if it was something I wanted. Sounded like great cinema quality sound so I purchased it, along with an extra speaker that came with it to create more surround sound. The speaker works well on both the sound bar and the accompanying box speaker as they're combined in the overall cinematic feel,...and has been connected to my tv (small flat screen, a bit old now but works as well as the day it was purchased). One little snag I've found is when I use the sound bar with the tv, and I want to mute the tv, I find I have to press the mute button on both the remote that came with the sound bar, plus my tv remote, otherwise it half mutes sound only. But... then other times I press the mute on one remote or the other and then it works without pressing the second mute button, so it is a little bit hit and miss but as an overall speaker system, it's great. As long as it doesn't clap out in a handful of years, then I'll be happy. The price I paid was for their mid range speaker system. I wasn't interested in their top of the range ones valued over 2k, I was shopping with a budget. Good news is the device was advertised at $399, but I paid $299 at the counter, which was not a discounted item, so that at least was one bonus! And one which they obviously didn't pick up on! But I do like the store itself, the products are out on display to see, feel, and play with, which far exceeds ordering anything online.
Purchased in August 2019 at JB Hi-Fi for $299.00.
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|Features||Chromecast built-in, Dolby Atmos Surround Sound, DTS:X, Google Assistant and Wall Mountable||Chromecast built-in, Dolby Atmos Surround Sound, DTS:X, Google Assistant and Wall Mountable||Chromecast built-in, Dolby Atmos Surround Sound, DTS:X, Google Assistant and Wall Mountable||Chromecast built-in, DTS Virtual:X, Google Assistant and Wall Mountable|
|Connectivity Options||Bluetooth, HDMI, HDMI ARC, Optical Port, USB and Wi-Fi||Bluetooth, HDMI, HDMI ARC, Optical Port, USB and Wi-Fi||Bluetooth, HDMI, Optical Port, USB and Wi-Fi||Bluetooth, HDMI, HDMI ARC, Optical Port, USB and Wi-Fi|
|Number of HDMI Ports||3||2||2||2|
|Soundbar Dimensions||63 x 1443 x 146 mm||57 x 1220 x 145 mm||58 x 1061 x 119 mm||57 x 1060 x 85 mm|
|Subwoofer Dimensions||390 x 221 x 313 mm||390 x 221 x 313 mm||390 x 221 x 313 mm||393 x 171 x 249 mm|
|Power||570 W||500 W||440 W||420 W|
|Weight||7.5 kg||6.3 kg||4.4 kg||3.5 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)||1 year(s)||1 year(s)||1 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Black||Black||Black||Black|
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