Sound bar times out

There are 2 situations that will cause the sound bar to power off automatically.

Situation 1:

The sound bar is energy star certified and it is a requirement to power off the sound bar after 20 min of inactivity. At this moment, this feature cannot be disabled.

Situation 2:

When the soundbar's HDMI 1 (ARC) port is connected to any HDMI port on the TV via HDMI cable, the CEC protocol will allow the TV's remote to control the sound bar's power off feature.


Powering off the TV will power off the sound bar at the same time.

Note: This feature will only work when the TV has CEC.

TV manufacturers trade names for CEC:

Samsung - Anynet++

Sharp - Aquos Link

Sony - Bravia Sync

LG - SimpLink

Panasonic - HDAVI Control, EZ-Sync, Viera Link

Philips - EasyLink

Vizio - CEC

Hitachi - HDMI-CEC

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