Available Firmware Updates:

IMPORTANT: Please make sure you select the correct firmware for your region and serial number (if applicable)

BAR 48 Sound Bar + Wireless Subwoofer - Region: Global

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Notes

Version: v23 (S/N: 106758619490001 - 106758619491500)
Released: 12/13/2019
Region: Global

Bar 48 2.4GHz v23 - Change Log:

  • Increased Surround Output when Rear Surrounds are present.
  • When volume is set to minimum, sub volume now mutes.
  • Content continues playing after Bluetooth connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • BT switches input when coming from other audio input after BT connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • Sub Volume Increase/Decrease LED indication improved on bar
  • Can power off soundbar when HDMI content playing with button on soundbar or remote.
  • Installer Mode Added
  • External Player Mode Added
  • Various Bug Fixes
Installation
  1. Download the latest firmware update file from klipsch.com/firmware and save it to the computer’s desktop
  2. Unzip the file folder and move the “app.bin” file to an empty USB flash drive that is formatted to FAT32 and is 8GB or less in size
  3. Power on the sound bar with a short press of the power button on the sound bar
  4. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the back of the sound bar
  5. Hold down the power button on the top of the sound bar until the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar shuts off
  6. Wait about 3 seconds until the DTS LED lights up
  7. The DTS > DOLBY > ((SUR)) > DIALOG > NIGHT LED’s will light up as the firmware update progresses
  8. Once all of the mode LED’s are lit, wait about 3 seconds and the sound bar will restart
  9. Once the sound bar restarts, the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar will be orange You should also see 3 white volume LED’s on the front of the sound bar to indicate the update is complete
  10. Unplug the USB flash drive from the back of the sound bar
  11. The firmware update has been completed successfully
  12. The subwoofer will reconnect after the sound bar restarts.

BAR 48 Sound Bar + Wireless Subwoofer - Region: Global

Product Page
Notes

Version: v23 (S/N: 106758719360001 - 106758719470500)
Released: 12/13/2019
Region: Global

Bar 48 2.4GHz v23 - Change Log:

  • Increased Surround Output when Rear Surrounds are present.
  • When volume is set to minimum, sub volume now mutes.
  • Content continues playing after Bluetooth connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • BT switches input when coming from other audio input after BT connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • Sub Volume Increase/Decrease LED indication improved on bar
  • Can power off soundbar when HDMI content playing with button on soundbar or remote.
  • Installer Mode Added
  • External Player Mode Added
  • Various Bug Fixes
Installation
  1. Download the latest firmware update file from klipsch.com/firmware and save it to the computer’s desktop
  2. Unzip the file folder and move the “app.bin” file to an empty USB flash drive that is formatted to FAT32 and is 8GB or less in size
  3. Power on the sound bar with a short press of the power button on the sound bar
  4. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the back of the sound bar
  5. Hold down the power button on the top of the sound bar until the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar shuts off
  6. Wait about 3 seconds until the DTS LED lights up
  7. The DTS > DOLBY > ((SUR)) > DIALOG > NIGHT LED’s will light up as the firmware update progresses
  8. Once all of the mode LED’s are lit, wait about 3 seconds and the sound bar will restart
  9. Once the sound bar restarts, the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar will be orange You should also see 3 white volume LED’s on the front of the sound bar to indicate the update is complete
  10. Unplug the USB flash drive from the back of the sound bar
  11. The firmware update has been completed successfully
  12. The subwoofer will reconnect after the sound bar restarts.

BAR 48 Sound Bar + Wireless Subwoofer - Region: Global

Product Page
Notes

Version: v23 (S/N: 106655719280001 - 106655799999999)
Released: 12/13/2019
Region: Global

Bar 48 2.4GHz v23 - Change Log:

  • Increased Surround Output when Rear Surrounds are present.
  • When volume is set to minimum, sub volume now mutes.
  • Content continues playing after Bluetooth connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • BT switches input when coming from other audio input after BT connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • Sub Volume Increase/Decrease LED indication improved on bar
  • Can power off soundbar when HDMI content playing with button on soundbar or remote.
  • Installer Mode Added
  • External Player Mode Added
  • Various Bug Fixes
Installation
  1. Download the latest firmware update file from klipsch.com/firmware and save it to the computer’s desktop
  2. Unzip the file folder and move the “app.bin” file to an empty USB flash drive that is formatted to FAT32 and is 8GB or less in size
  3. Power on the sound bar with a short press of the power button on the sound bar
  4. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the back of the sound bar
  5. Hold down the power button on the top of the sound bar until the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar shuts off
  6. Wait about 3 seconds until the DTS LED lights up
  7. The DTS > DOLBY > ((SUR)) > DIALOG > NIGHT LED’s will light up as the firmware update progresses
  8. Once all of the mode LED’s are lit, wait about 3 seconds and the sound bar will restart
  9. Once the sound bar restarts, the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar will be orange You should also see 3 white volume LED’s on the front of the sound bar to indicate the update is complete
  10. Unplug the USB flash drive from the back of the sound bar
  11. The firmware update has been completed successfully
  12. The subwoofer will reconnect after the sound bar restarts.

BAR 48 Sound Bar + Wireless Subwoofer - Region: Global

Product Page
Notes

Version: v83a (S/N: 106655919160001 - 106655919169999)
Released: 11/29/2019
Region: Global

Bar 48 BT v83a - Change Log:

  • Improved subwoofer connection
  • Increased Surround Output when Rear Surrounds are present.
  • When volume is set to minimum, sub volume now mutes.
  • Content continues playing after Bluetooth connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • BT switches input when coming from other audio input after BT connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • Sub Volume Increase/Decrease LED indication improved on bar
  • Can power off soundbar when HDMI content playing with button on soundbar or remote.
  • Installer Mode Added
  • External Player Mode Added
  • Various Bug Fixes
Installation
  1. Download the latest firmware update file from klipsch.com/firmware and save it to the computer’s desktop
  2. Unzip the file folder and move the “app.bin” file to an empty USB flash drive that is formatted to FAT32 and is 8GB or less in size
  3. Power on the sound bar with a short press of the power button on the sound bar
  4. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the back of the sound bar
  5. Hold down the power button on the top of the sound bar until the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar shuts off
  6. Wait about 3 seconds until the DTS LED lights up
  7. The DTS > DOLBY > ((SUR)) > DIALOG > NIGHT LED’s will light up as the firmware update progresses
  8. Once all of the mode LED’s are lit, wait about 3 seconds and the sound bar will restart
  9. Once the sound bar restarts, the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar will be orange You should also see 3 white volume LED’s on the front of the sound bar to indicate the update is complete
  10. Unplug the USB flash drive from the back of the sound bar
  11. The firmware update has been completed successfully
  12. The subwoofer will reconnect after the sound bar restarts.

BAR 48 Sound Bar + Wireless Subwoofer - Region: Global

Product Page
Notes

Version: v83a (S/N: 106655819150001 - 106655819269999)
Released: 11/29/2019
Region: Global

Bar 48 BT v83a - Change Log:

  • Improved subwoofer connection
  • Increased Surround Output when Rear Surrounds are present.
  • When volume is set to minimum, sub volume now mutes.
  • Content continues playing after Bluetooth connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • BT switches input when coming from other audio input after BT connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • Sub Volume Increase/Decrease LED indication improved on bar
  • Can power off soundbar when HDMI content playing with button on soundbar or remote.
  • Installer Mode Added
  • External Player Mode Added
  • Various Bug Fixes
Installation
  1. Download the latest firmware update file from klipsch.com/firmware and save it to the computer’s desktop
  2. Unzip the file folder and move the “app.bin” file to an empty USB flash drive that is formatted to FAT32 and is 8GB or less in size
  3. Power on the sound bar with a short press of the power button on the sound bar
  4. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the back of the sound bar
  5. Hold down the power button on the top of the sound bar until the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar shuts off
  6. Wait about 3 seconds until the DTS LED lights up
  7. The DTS > DOLBY > ((SUR)) > DIALOG > NIGHT LED’s will light up as the firmware update progresses
  8. Once all of the mode LED’s are lit, wait about 3 seconds and the sound bar will restart
  9. Once the sound bar restarts, the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar will be orange You should also see 3 white volume LED’s on the front of the sound bar to indicate the update is complete
  10. Unplug the USB flash drive from the back of the sound bar
  11. The firmware update has been completed successfully
  12. The subwoofer will reconnect after the sound bar restarts.

Instructions En Francais.

BAR 48 Sound Bar + Wireless Subwoofer - Region: Global

Product Page
Notes

Version: v23 (S/N: 106655819290001 - 106655899999999)
Released: 12/13/2019
Region: Global

Bar 48 2.4GHz v23 - Change Log:

  • Increased Surround Output when Rear Surrounds are present.
  • When volume is set to minimum, sub volume now mutes.
  • Content continues playing after Bluetooth connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • BT switches input when coming from other audio input after BT connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • Sub Volume Increase/Decrease LED indication improved on bar
  • Can power off soundbar when HDMI content playing with button on soundbar or remote.
  • Installer Mode Added
  • External Player Mode Added
  • Various Bug Fixes
Installation
  1. Download the latest firmware update file from klipsch.com/firmware and save it to the computer’s desktop
  2. Unzip the file folder and move the “app.bin” file to an empty USB flash drive that is formatted to FAT32 and is 8GB or less in size
  3. Power on the sound bar with a short press of the power button on the sound bar
  4. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the back of the sound bar
  5. Hold down the power button on the top of the sound bar until the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar shuts off
  6. Wait about 3 seconds until the DTS LED lights up
  7. The DTS > DOLBY > ((SUR)) > DIALOG > NIGHT LED’s will light up as the firmware update progresses
  8. Once all of the mode LED’s are lit, wait about 3 seconds and the sound bar will restart
  9. Once the sound bar restarts, the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar will be orange You should also see 3 white volume LED’s on the front of the sound bar to indicate the update is complete
  10. Unplug the USB flash drive from the back of the sound bar
  11. The firmware update has been completed successfully
  12. The subwoofer will reconnect after the sound bar restarts.

BAR 48 Sound Bar + Wireless Subwoofer - Region: Global

Product Page
Notes

Version: v83a (S/N: 106655719110001 - 106655719249999)
Released: 11/29/2019
Region: Global

Bar 48 BT v83a - Change Log:

  • Improved subwoofer connection
  • Increased Surround Output when Rear Surrounds are present.
  • When volume is set to minimum, sub volume now mutes.
  • Content continues playing after Bluetooth connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • BT switches input when coming from other audio input after BT connection is made from device to soundbar.
  • Sub Volume Increase/Decrease LED indication improved on bar
  • Can power off soundbar when HDMI content playing with button on soundbar or remote.
  • Installer Mode Added
  • External Player Mode Added
  • Various Bug Fixes
Installation
  1. Download the latest firmware update file from klipsch.com/firmware and save it to the computer’s desktop
  2. Unzip the file folder and move the “app.bin” file to an empty USB flash drive that is formatted to FAT32 and is 8GB or less in size
  3. Power on the sound bar with a short press of the power button on the sound bar
  4. Insert the USB flash drive into the USB port on the back of the sound bar
  5. Hold down the power button on the top of the sound bar until the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar shuts off
  6. Wait about 3 seconds until the DTS LED lights up
  7. The DTS > DOLBY > ((SUR)) > DIALOG > NIGHT LED’s will light up as the firmware update progresses
  8. Once all of the mode LED’s are lit, wait about 3 seconds and the sound bar will restart
  9. Once the sound bar restarts, the source LED on the top and front of the sound bar will be orange You should also see 3 white volume LED’s on the front of the sound bar to indicate the update is complete
  10. Unplug the USB flash drive from the back of the sound bar
  11. The firmware update has been completed successfully
  12. The subwoofer will reconnect after the sound bar restarts.