The PULSE SOUNDBAR Audio Settings has three separate configurable profiles. By configuring settings within these listening modes, you can create a listening profile for music, TV, and movies that you can quickly select to enjoy the different listening experiences.
To configure the Listening Mode in PULSE SOUNDBAR, perform the following:
- In the BluOS Controller App, select the Player Drawer .
- Select the PULSE SOUNDBAR’s context menu (3 dots) and select Audio Settings. The Audio Settings screen is displayed.
- Select the required Listening mode – TV, Music, Movie – to configure the following settings:
Enable this setting to create a custom-tailored filter to provide audio like hearing the music live. Enabling Front Row disables certain other audio settings. For more information, refer to the Help Center article.
Adjust the audio output of the PULSE SOUNDBAR speakers to add depth and match the viewing/listening area in three selectable modes – Off, Wide, Wider.
Change this setting to Low or High to increase the volume of the center channel. Dialogs are broadcasted in movie soundtracks and television broadcasts from the center channel.
Enable to turn on the Dynamic Range Compression. This prevents large spikes in volume when streaming audio. (Ideal for small areas such as apartments or condos)
Enable to add additional bass to your listening experience when a subwoofer is not connected to the PULSE SOUNDBAR. If a subwoofer is paired, you could enable Boost to add additional bass.
Adjust the tonal controls of the PULSE SOUNDBAR.
The BluOS uses the metadata of the selected audio track to configure consistent volume levels between tracks in the play queue. Select any of the following:
- Track gain – To use the track gain value from the song's metadata to have the current track's volume be more consistent with other tracks.
- Album gain – To use the album gain value from the metadata to provide a consistent volume level between all audio tracks on a particular album.
- Smart gain – To allow the BluOS to automatically choose between track gain and album gain values to provide the best replay gain option for your current listening.
Select any of the following to configure the channel output on the PULSE SOUNDBAR.
- Left/Right – Outputs only the Left or Right audio channel.
- Mono – Outputs single-channel audio out of all the available outputs.
- Stereo – Outputs both left and right audio channels.
Volume limits (dB)
Set the upper and lower limit of volume controls in the BluOS Controller App. Modifying the upper or lower volume limits of the PULSE SOUNDBAR's allows more fidelity when adjusting the volume.
Restore the audio settings of the selected Listening Mode to default factory settings.
When enabled, sound below 80 Hz (default crossover; adjustable) is sent to the connected subwoofer.
When Subwoofer is enabled, the following subwoofer settings are displayed:
- Crossover – Adjust the subwoofer crossover point. The default crossover is 80 Hz.
- Subwoofer Delay – Add additional audio delay to a subwoofer.
- Subwoofer Volume – Adjust the volume of the connected subwoofer, relative to the PULSE SOUNDBAR’s volume by +/-6dB.
- Boost – When a subwoofer is paired, enable Boost to add additional bass.
Pair with Pulse Sub (PULSE SOUNDBAR Generation 1 & 2i only)
Connect PULSE SOUNDBAR with PULSE SUB. Also, indicates the connection status of pairing.
To connect a PULSE SUB with PULSE SOUNDBAR, perform the following steps:
- Select Pair with Pulse Sub.
- Press and hold the PAIRING button on the rear panel of PULSE SUB for ten seconds, then release the button. The status indicator LED on PULSE SUB blinks Green.
The Pair with Pulse Sub status in the BluOS Controller App changes to Pairing and then Connected. For more information, refer to our Help Center article.