Table of Contents
- 1 Important
- 2 Your SoundBar
- 3 Connect
- 4 Use your SoundBar
- 5 Wall mount
- 6 Product specifications
- 7 Troubleshooting
Philips HTL2100/79 User Manual
Displayed below is the user manual for HTL2100/79 by Philips which is a product in the Soundbar Speakers category. This manual has pages.
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1 Important 3
Care for your product 4
Care of the environment 4
Help and support 4
2 Your SoundBar 5
Main unit 5
Remote control 5
3 Connect 7
Connect audio from TV and other
4 Use your SoundBar 8
Adjust the volume 8
Choose your sound 8
MP3 player 8
Apply factory settings 8
5 Wall mount 9
6 Productspecications 10
7 Troubleshooting 11
Read and understand all instructions before you
use your product. If damage is caused by failure
to follow instructions, the warranty does not
• Never expose the product and accessories
to rain or water. Never place liquid
containers, such as vases, near the product.
If liquids are spilt on or into the product,
disconnect it from the power outlet
immediately. Contact Philips Consumer
Care to have the product checked before
• Never place the product and accessories
including direct sunlight.
• Never insert objects into the ventilation
slots or other openings on the product.
• Where the mains plug or an appliance
coupler is used as the disconnect device,
the disconnect device shall remain readily
• Disconnect the product from the power
outlet before lightning storms.
• When you disconnect the power cord,
always pull the plug, never the cable.
• Before you connect the product to the
power outlet, ensure that the power
voltage matches the value printed on the
back or bottom of the product. Never
connect the product to the power outlet if
the voltage is different.
• For wall-mountable products, use only the
supplied wall mount bracket. Secure the
wall mount to a wall that can support the
combined weight of the product and the
wall mount. Koninklijke Philips Electronics
N.V. bears no responsibility for improper
wall mounting that results in accident,
injury or damage.
• Never place the product or any objects
on power cords or on other electrical
• If the product is transported in
temperatures below 5°C, unpack the
product and wait until its temperature
matches room temperature before
connecting it to the power outlet.
• Parts of this product can be made of
glass. Handle with care to avoid injury and
space. Always leave a space of at least four
inches around the product for ventilation.
Ensure curtains or other objects never
cover the ventilation slots on the product.
• Do not mix batteries (old and new or
carbon and alkaine, etc.).
• Danger of explosion if batteries are
incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the
same or equivalent type.
• Remove batteries if they are exhausted or
if the remote control is not to be used for
a long time.
• Batteries contain chemical substances, they
should be disposed of properly.
• The product/remote control may contain
a coin/button type battery, which can be
swallowed. Keep the battery out of reach
of children at all times! If swallowed, the
battery can cause serious injury or death.
Severe internal burns can occur within two
hours of ingestion.
• If you suspect that a battery has been
swallowed or placed inside any part of the
body, seek immediate medical attention.
• When you change the batteries, always
keep all new and used batteries out of
reach of children. Ensure that the battery
compartment is completely secure after
you replace the battery.
• If the battery compartment cannot be
completely secured, discontinue use of the
product. Keep out of reach of children and
contact the manufacturer.
This is CLASS II apparatus with double
insulation, and no protective earth provided.
Care for your product
Care of the environment
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
Never dispose of your product with other
household waste. Please inform yourself about
the local rules on the separate collection of
electrical and electronic products and batteries.
The correct disposal of these products helps
prevent potentially negative consequences on
the environment and human health.
Your product contains batteries, which cannot
be disposed of with normal household waste.
Please inform yourself about the local rules on
separate collection of batteries. The correct
disposal of batteries helps prevent potentially
negative consequences on the environment and
Help and support
Philips provides extensive online support. Visit
our website at www.philips.com/support to:
• download the user manual and the quick
• watch video tutorials (available only for
• email us a question
• chat with our support representative.
Follow the instructions on the website to select
your language, and then enter your product
Alternatively, you can contact Philips Consumer
Care in your country. Before you contact
Philips, note down the model number and
information on the back or bottom of your
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol
are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
2 Your SoundBar
Congratulations on your purchase, and
the support that Philips offers, register your
SoundBar at www.philips.com/welcome.
This section includes an overview of the main
a SURR indicator
Lights up when you select Virtual Surround
b Source indicators
Source indicator lights up when a source
• COAXIAL: Lights up when you switch
to coaxial input source.
• OPTICAL: Lights up when you switch
to optical input source.
• AUX: Lights up when you switch to
analog input source.
• AUDIO-IN: Lights up when you switch
to audio input source (3.5mm jack)
This section includes an overview of the
Switch the SoundBar on or to standby.
Switch your audio source to the coaxial
Switch your audio source to the optical
d TREBLE +/-
Increase or decrease treble.
Toggle between stereo and virtual
Mute or restore volume.
g BASS +/-
Increase or decrease volume.
h VOLUME +/-
Increase or decrease volume.
Switch your audio source to audio input
connection (3.5mm jack).
Switch your audio source to the AUX
This section includes an overview of the
connectors available on your SoundBar.
Audio input from an MP3 player (3.5mm
a AUDIO IN-AUX
Connect to an analog audio output on the
TV or an analog device.
b DIGITAL IN-COAXIAL
Connect to a coaxial audio output on the
TV or a digital device.
c DIGITAL IN-OPTICAL
Connect to an optical audio output on the
TV or a digital device.
d AC MAINS~
Connect to the power supply.
This section helps you connect your SoundBar
to a TV and other devices.
For information about the basic connections of
your SoundBar and accessories, see the quick
plate at the back or bottom of the product.
•Before you make or change any connections, make sure
that all devices are disconnected from the power outlet.
Connect audio from TV and
Play audio from TV or other devices through
your Soundbar speakers.
Use the best quality connection available on
your TV, Soundbar, and other devices.
Option 1: Connect audio through a
digital optical cable
Best quality audio
1 Using an optical cable, connect the
OPTICAL connector on your SoundBar to
the OPTICAL OUT connector on the TV
or other device.
• The digital optical connector might be
labeled SPDIF or SPDIF OUT.
Option 2: Connect audio through a
digital coaxial cable
Good quality audio
1 Using a coaxial cable, connect the
COAXIAL connector on your SoundBar
to the COAXIAL/DIGITAL OUT
connector on the TV or other device.
• The digital coaxial connector might be
labeled DIGITAL AUDIO OUT.
Option 3: Connect audio through
analog audio cables
Basic quality audio
1 Using an analog cable, connect the AUX
connectors on your SoundBar to the
AUDIO OUT connectors on the TV or
4 Use your
This section helps you use the SoundBar to play
audio from connected devices.
Before you start
• Make the necessary connections described
in the quick start guide and the user
• Switch the SoundBar to the correct source
for other devices.
Adjust the volume
1 Press VOLUME +/- to increase or
decrease a volume level.
• To mute sound, press (MUTE).
• To restore the sound, press (MUTE)
again or press VOLUME +/-.
» All Source indicators on the main unit
blink twice when a volume is set to the
maximum or minimum value.
Choose your sound
This section helps you choose the ideal sound
for your video or music.
Surround sound mode
Experience an immersive audio experience with
surround sound modes.
1 Press SURR to select a surround mode.
• [Virtual Surround]: Creates a highly
surround listening experience The
SURR indicator on the main unit lights
• [Stereo]: Two-channel stereo sound.
Ideal for listening to music.
Change the high frequency (treble) and low
frequency (bass) settings of the SoundBar.
1 Press TREBLE +/- or BASS +/- to change
» All Source indicators on the main unit
blink twice when treble or bass is set
to the maximum or minimum value.
Connect your MP3 player to play your audio
What you need
• An MP3 player.
• A 3.5mm stereo audio cable.
1 Using the 3.5mm stereo audio cable,
connect the MP3 player to the AUDIO-IN
connector on your SoundBar.
2 Press AUDIO-IN.
3 Press the buttons on the MP3 player to
Apply factory settings
You can reset your SoundBar to the default
settings programmed at the factory.
1 In mute mode, quickly press AUX twice.
» The factory settings is restored.
5 Wall mount
•Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. bears no
responsibility for improper wall mounting that results
in accident, injury or damage. If you have any query,
contact Philips Consumer Care in your country.
•Before wall mounting, make sure the wall can support
the weight of your SoundBar.
Depending on the type of wall mounting your
SoundBar, make sure that you use screws of a
suitable length and diameter.
For information about how to wall mount your
SoundBar, see the quick start guide.
3 - 3.5mm
• Total output power: 40W RMS (+/- 0.5 dB,
• Frequency response: 20 Hz-20 kHz /
• Signal-to-noise ratio: > 65 dB (CCIR) /
• Input sensitivity:
• AUX: 650 mV
• AUDIO-IN: 400 mV
• S/PDIF Digital audio input:
• Coaxial: IEC 60958-3
• Optical: TOSLINK
•Power supply: 220-240 V~, 50 Hz
•Power consumption: 40 W
• Speaker impedance: 8 ohm (full range)
• Speaker drivers: 4 x 54.5 mm (2")
845 x 74.5 x 94 mm
•Weight: 2.0 kg
Remote control batteries
• 1 x CR2025
•Risk of electric shock. Never remove the casing of the
To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair
the product yourself.
If you have problems using this product, check
the following points before you request service.
If you still have a problem, get support at www.
No sound from SoundBar speakers.
• Connect the audio cable from your
SoundBar to your TV or other devices.
• Reset your SoundBar to its factory settings.
• On the remote control, select the correct
• Make sure that the SoundBar is not muted.
Distorted sound or echo.
• If you play audio from the TV through the
SoundBar, make sure that the TV is muted.
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Warranty against Defects
In this warranty:
We or us means Philips Electronics Australia Limited ACN 008 445 743 or Philips New Zealand Limited (Company
Number 1723), and our contact details are set out at the end of this warranty;
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Supplier means the authorised distributor or retailer of the Goods that sold you the Goods in Australia or New
Goods means the product or equipment which was accompanied by this warranty and purchased in Australia or New
If you require assistance with the operation of the product, its features or specifications please call the Philips
Consumer Care Centre on 1300 363 391 in Australia or 0800 658 224 in New Zealand.
Australia: Our Goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are
entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss
or damage. You are also entitled to have the Goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality
and the failure does not amount to a major failure. This is not a complete statement of your legal rights as a consumer.
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This guarantee applies in addition to the conditions and guarantees implied by that legislation.
In addition to the rights and remedies that you have under the Australian Consumer Law, Consumer Guarantees Act
of New Zealand or any other applicable law, we provide the following warranty against defects:
1. If, during the first 12 months from their date of purchase from the Supplier (Warranty Period), the Goods prove
defective by reason of improper workmanship or materials and none of your statutory rights or remedies apply, we
will repair or replace the Goods without charge.
2. We do not have to repair or replace the Goods under this Additional Warranty if the Goods have been used for a
commercial purpose; misused, improperly or inappropriately installed, operated or repaired; abused; damaged; or
not maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
3. Even when we do not have to repair or replace the Goods, we may decide to do so anyway. In some cases, we
may decide to substitute the Goods with a similar alternative product of our choosing. All such decisions are at
our absolute discretion.
4. All such repaired, replaced or substituted Goods continue to receive the benefit of this Additional Warranty for the
time remaining on the original Warranty Period.
5. This Additional Warranty is limited to repair, replacement or substitution only. As far as the law permits, we will not
be liable for any loss or damage caused to property or persons arising from any cause whatsoever.
6. In order to claim under this Additional Warranty you must telephone us on 1300 363 391 in Australia or 0800 658
224 in New Zealand within the Warranty Period. You will be asked for details of the Goods, a description of the
defect and your personal details. Upon accepting your claim, we shall assist you with either returning the Goods to
the Supplier for replacement or to the most convenient Philips Authorised Service Centre for your Goods to be
repaired. In some case we may require that you return to the Goods to us (at the address below) for repair,
replacement or substitution.
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unmodified receipt or sales invoice.
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Contact us or the place of purchase for further details.
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