LG SJ8 300W 2.1-Channel Soundbar System

LG SJ8 300W 2.1-Channel Soundbar System

LG SJ8 300W 2.1-Channel Soundbar System


Product Highlights

  • 2.1-Channel Configuration
  • Up to 300W of Total Power
  • Built-In Wi-Fi & Ethernet Connectivity
  • Chromecast built-in
  • Bluetooth Audio Streaming
  • External Wireless Subwoofer
  • 1x HDMI-In / 1x Optical-In
  • 1x HDMI-Out
  • High-Resolution Audio Playback
  • Includes Wall Mount Bracket
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LG SJ8 overview

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Upgrade the sound of your display's audio with the LG SJ8 300W 2.1-Channel Soundbar System. It delivers up to 300W of total power, which includes a 170W wireless subwoofer for enhanced bass. Bluetooth is built into the soundbar for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as smartphones or tablets. Once paired, you can wirelessly stream audio from your connected source. The SJ8 also has Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity and Chromecast built-in for wireless streaming from your phone or tablet, or directly from apps like Pandora and Google Play Music.

At 47.64" wide, this soundbar is recommended for displays 55" and larger. The SJ8 has an HDMI input for digital A/V sources, plus an optical input for connecting wired audio sources. An optical cable is included, as well as a wall mount bracket for the soundbar.

High Resolution Audio
Digital audio is now able to achieve higher sampling rates and bit depth, which can contribute to a more accurate, more enjoyable listening experience. This CTA-certified soundbar can play back lossless stereo audio at up to 24-bit/192 kHz quality.
24-Bit Upsampling
24-bit sound contains more data than lower-quality audio, and is the standard for high-resolution music. This feature converts lower-resolution audio to a high-resolution 24-bit format for an enhanced listening experience.
Chromecast built-in
Stream tunes wirelessly to the soundbar from popular apps like Pandora and Google Play Music. Chromecast built-in is designed to work seamlessly with a smartphone, tablet, Mac or Windows laptop, or Chromebook.
4K Pass-Through
The SJ8 supports HDCP 2.2 so it can deliver the full home cinema experience with no loss of 4K image quality.
1.5" Slim Design
This 1.5"-thin soundbar is designed to match a range of displays and living room décors.
Adaptive Sound Control (ASC)
Action movies, dramas, sports, music, and the nightly news all have different audio profiles, so don't listen to them all the same way; Adaptive Sound Control identifies what's playing and automatically adjusts the sound mode to help create the ideal audio experience.
Wireless Connectivity
Wirelessly stream music directly from your compatible smartphone or other device for a seamless listening experience.
LG Sound Sync
LG Sound Sync technology links compatible LG televisions to the soundbar wirelessly using Bluetooth.
Embedded Music Services
  • iHeartRadio
  • TuneIn
  • Spotify
  • Rhapsody
  • Pandora
  • Google Music Play
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Sound Modes
  • Adaptive Sound Control (ASC): Default
  • Standard
  • Bass Blast
  • Cinema
Additional Convenience Features
  • TV remote compatibility
  • Smartphone Remote app for iOS/Android
  • Universal Network Search
  • BLE EZ Setup
  • Auto Volume Leveler
  • Audio Return Channel (ARC)
  • Dynamic Range Control
  • Software updates via network
  • Night Mode
  • 8-character LCD display
Additional Features
  • Hi-Fi DAC
  • Home Cinema Mode
  • Group Play Mode
  • Multi-Room Mode
  • Auto Music Play
  • Spotify Connect
UPC: 719192613928
In the Box
LG SJ8 300W 2.1-Channel Soundbar System
  • Remote Control with Batteries
  • Optical Cable
  • Wall Mount Bracket
  • Cable Management
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    LG SJ8 specs

    Configuration 2.1-channel
    Power Output Total: 300 W
    Soundbar: 2 x 40 W woofers, 2 x 25 W tweeters
    Subwoofer: 1 x 170 W
    Audio Formats LPCM, Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround
    Subwoofer Wireless
    Bluetooth Version 4.0
    Inputs 1 x HDMI
    1 x optical TOSLINK
    Output 1 x HDMI
    Other Connectors 1 x Ethernet LAN
    1 x USB (service only)
    HDMI Version 2.0
    Playback Formats Network: LPCM, Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround, FLAC (up to 192 kHz), OGG (up to 48 kHz), WAV, ALAC, MP3, WMA, AAC (MPEG4), AAC+, AIFF
    Wi-Fi Bands 2.4 / 5 GHz
    Recommended Screen Size 55" (139.7 cm) and up
    Power Requirements Not specified by manufacturer
    Power Consumption (Active) Soundbar: 22 W
    Subwoofer: 33 W
    Power Consumption (Standby) Soundbar, Subwoofer: <0.5 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D) Soundbar: 47.64 x 1.5 x 4.13" (121.01 x 3.81 x 10.49 cm)
    Subwoofer: 6.73 x 12.6 x 9.92" (17.09 x 32 x 25.2 cm)
    Weight Soundbar: Not specified by manufacturer
    Subwoofer: 9.5 lb (4.3 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 23.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 50.0 x 14.5 x 9.0"

    LG SJ8 reviews

    SJ8 300W 2.1-Channel Soundbar System is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 3.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Acceptable Sound Upgrade As A Freebie. This was included in a no-cost bundle with an LG OLED TV. As a freebie, it is an acceptable upgrade over the very good sound provided by the TV. Had I paid for this, it would be returned. I connected the TV and bar with the included optical cable. The problem is that that sound provided by the bar is very muddy. I tuned the system to provide acceptable clarity by maximizing the treble setting and minimizing the bass setting. The wireless sub has a separate setting. No issues with setup or operation.
    Date published: 2017-10-18
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Don't buy but if you get as a combo be careful if you buy. Frustrating as heck. No documentation and not intuitive. There are synchronization issues when using the tv sound with the sound bar that I need to look into and may find a solution. I don't like that it's IP settings are not configurable as far as I can tell (I don't like DHCP over wireless for security reasons). The light in the middle I did find a way to make disappear, I couldn't tell you because I stumbled upon it. LG, this is really subpar especially when used with your newest OLED TVs, do you plan a recall or a free replacement to SJ9? I bought something to work. You can't sell these for more than $200 now because everyone is dumping this. I bought this TV combo because of all it's parts including a good sound bar. It's as if they stuffed the channel with this bad product combo. Another isssue is that the sound bar was suppose to come with another bracket that also served as a TV stand so you don't have to drill holes. Overall, time will tell, but it's going to take me a lot of time getting this right, if I can. This is the first LG product that I've bought that is completely Subpar.
    Date published: 2017-10-02
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good sound bar Sound bar sounds nice but B&H say its a 2.1 channel when LG says its a 4.1 channel.
    Date published: 2017-11-02
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