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LG BB5521A

LG BB5521A
alaScore 88

19 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of LG BB5521A. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the LG BB5521A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for LG BB5521A


alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of LG BB5521A from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG BB5521A 4.1ch Premium 3D Blu-ray Sound BarLG BB5521A 4.1ch Premium 3D Blu-ray Sound Bar

Sep, 2018


Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

LG BB5521A


LG's superb soundbar marries potent sound with killer features.

Lots of features ; Stylish looks ; Crisp, bassy sound quality

Can’t be wall mounted ; Ineffective virtual surround

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (

LG BB5521A


looks &sounds good

simplink setup poor on seting up

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (

LG BB5521A


Easy to set up Easy to use

No Optical cable supplied No way to enable DVD zone free.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review (

LG BB5521A


Easy to set up ; Easy to use

No Optical cable supplied ; No way to enable DVD zone free

Feb, 2013

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby TrueHD,DTS,DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:AAC, LPCM, MP1, MP2, MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.0
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD Master Audio
RMS rated power:430


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No



Front speakers

Front speakers RMS power:70

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM, CD, CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray video, CD audio

Other Features

HDMI ports quantity:3

Ports & interfaces

AUX in: Yes
Composite video out:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
FM antenna: Yes
HDMI in:2
HDMI out:1
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:50
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
RDS features:CT, PS, PTY, RT
Supported bands:FM, PLL
Supported radio bands:FM,PLL

Satellite speakers

Satellite speakers RMS power:70


Subwoofer RMS power:150
Subwoofer type:Active
Wireless subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:Silver
Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Karaoke: No
USB direct playback: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
Video compression format:3GP, AVCHD, DIVX, FLV, M4V, MKV, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit / 148MHz
Video formats supported:3GP,AVCHD,DIVX,FLV,M4V,MKV,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV

Weight & Dimensions

Main unit weight:13.7
Subwoofer weight:14.1