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Samsung SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth

The Samsung HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer is a sleek way to project quality sound throughout the room. Audio from music and movies sounds crisp and clear thanks to the 120W speaker. It works with Bluetooth so it can stream music wirelessly from compatible devices. A bracket is included so you can mount the bar to the wall, saving space and optimizing sound projection. This unit makes a powerful addition to your Samsung home theater system.
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Questions & Answers for Samsung SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth

Question

Is this product souround sound

whate does 2.1 channel mean? Optical 1 a d Audio 1 mean

what is the price ?
asked 11 months ago
By
barbara
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
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answer 1
2.1 means that the system has 2 regular speakers (presumably a left and right channel) and 1 subwoofer. Optical means you can use a fiber optical "digital in" wire for sound. This is a better choice for sound. Audio means you can use your standard RCA cables for sound.
answered 6 months ago
By
pappasmurf1976
answer 2
2.1 means the # of speakers. 2 main speakers, one Left and one Right, and .1 means 1 Sub Woofer for the bass

Optical 1 means it has 1 Optical input on the back to hook it up. Optical is a type of cable you can buy to use that uses fiber optics for the best sound quality you can get.

D Audio 1 means it also has 1 (Digital Audio) input you could use to connect for sound with a special D Audio cable. Just another option.

Either option will work but the Optical Cable is better.
answered 8 months ago
By
BBiscoe
answer 3
2.1 audio means that you have stereo sound - left and right channels - along with the ".1" being the subwoofer.

Optical means that audio can travel through an optical cable, which is a new option for many televisions on the market today.

If we can help further, please reach out and let us know what we can answer for you.

--Mr.Samsung
answered 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

Can the subwoofer be connected with a wire?

asked 10 months ago
By
Mickey
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
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answer 1
The sub comes with a wire that attaches to the back of the soundbar.
answered 6 months ago
By
pappasmurf1976
answer 2
It can only be connected with a wire. And it has only one wire to connect it to the Soundbar
answered 8 months ago
By
BBiscoe
answer 3
The subwoofer is connected to the main unit with a cord.

Thanks for your interest in Samsung Audio Bars.

--Mr.Samsung
answered 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

how do you get the sound from the t.v. out the soundbar and woofer?

ive got usb wires connected optical wires and rca cables it says no usb and i try the t.v. setting and i still hear nothing how do i hook this thing up to my t.v.
asked 8 months ago
By
stumped
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
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answer 1
I just ran a optical wire from my Samsung tv to the soundbar. If you use the optical wire make sure the unit reads "digital in"
answered 6 months ago
By
pappasmurf1976
answer 2
Just use the Optical wire from the soundbar to the Optical on the back of the TV.
Then you select "D-In" (means digital input) on the soundbar.
Then you have to go to the sound setting on your tv and change the speaker output from TV Speaker to External Speakers. Whatever is on the TV will now come through. The other wires are useless. Take them out they will just confuse you. The whole point of this device is to minimize wires. It should have 1 wire to the wall for power, 1 wire to the subwoofer and 1 wire to the TV.

The USB is an option so you can plug you Iphone or Ipod into it to play music. Useless in my opinion because this unit has "Bluetooth" which makes it connect and play your music wirelessly. The RCA cable is to hook up your obsolete VCR or DVD player. Useless... We have Netflix,Hulu,Amazon and Vudu now to stream movies on these TV's
answered 8 months ago
By
BBiscoe
answer 3
Without more details, it's difficult to pinpoint what the problem is.

However, with many televisions, there is an "External Speakers" setting in the audio menu that some people forget about. Check your audio settings to make sure the TV is sending the audio through the digital optical port, or the analog audio out.

Thanks for your interest in Samsung products.

--Mr.Samsung
answered 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

power supply

I notice on spec page power supply is DC-24V. how is that? is it stepped from from reg 120V?
asked 11 months ago
By
Ty
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
2 answers
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answer 1
The power supply on mine was similar to the power supply on a laptop.
answered 6 months ago
By
pappasmurf1976
answer 2
This model would be plugged into a 120v outlet - standard in the United States.

Thanks for your interest in Samsung products.

--Mr.Samsung
answered 11 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

How many inches wide & high is the bar?

asked 11 months ago
By
Dmenace
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
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answer 1
40"
answered 6 months ago
By
pappasmurf1976
answer 2
The soundbar itself is: 37.13 x 1.93 x 2.36 inches
The subwoofer dimensions are: 5.98 x 11.81 x 11.18 inches

Thanks for your interest in Samsung Audio Bars.

--Mr. Samsung
answered 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

cannot control sound on HW FM 35 sound bar connecte to samsung tv.

I have DISH NETWORK. I have connected my HWFM35 sound bar to my 55"Samsung tv (about 5 years old) I have used an optical cable to connect the two. I switched my tv speakers to external. I cannot contol sound or mute using my dish remote or the tv remote or sound bar remote. Any help.
asked 6 months ago
By
Roy
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
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answer 1
Yes with HDMI
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
mdb314159
answer 2
The remote signal will not pass through the optical cable from the TV to the Audio Bar, and the audo signal with an optical cable won't allow for volume. (Analog would allow for volume increase or decrease, but digital optical does not allow for volume change, and relies on the attached device for that). So the Audio Bar's remote control would be the main volume controller.

The best way to control the volume of your Audio Bar is to see if your remote has a code to control the Audio Bar or Samsung Audio Products. Unfortunately, we can't determine if certain boxes will have all of the codes for a particular model, so you would have to ask Dish if your box supports Samsung audio devices.

Dish would also be able to assist you in setting that up.

If that isn't possible with your Dish box or remote and you want a "one remote solution" for controlling all of your devices, you might consider a universal remote control - like the Logitech Harmony models - that will support multiple models from multiple manufacturers.

Thanks for your support of Samsung products.

--Mr.Samsung
answered 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

will this unit work on older samsung tvs

asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
stix56
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
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answer 1
If it has a HDMI
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
mdb314159
answer 2
stix56,

Yes, this will work on any television provided you have either an analog output (RCA or 3.5mm will do), or an optical audio output for audio on the back of the television.

Thanks for your interest in Samsung products.

--Mr. Samsung
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

is this the same model as HW-FM355

I'm trying to find the manual to understand what is possible with this unit (especially to see if you can raise the volume on the subwoofer), but samsung does not have the information for this unit online yet.
asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Gary
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
2 answers
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answer 1
there is volume control on the subwoofer
answered 4 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
answer 2
The specifications and manual for the HW-F355 can be found by the "Key Specs" section of the Samsung product page:

http://www.samsung.com/us/video/home-audio/HW-F355/ZA?

A direct link to the manual is here: (you man need to copy and past this into your browser address bar)

http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201303/20130312103329943/02614A-00_F350_F355_ZA_130227.pdf

Thanks for your interest in Samsung products.

--Mr. Samsung
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

I can't get it to work

I have a new 55" Samsung Smart TV. I connected this soundbar with the included cord and set it on aux but it would not work. Is there something else that I need to do to make this work?
asked 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Tito
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
2 answers
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answer 1
Make sure you hook the audio cables (red & white) to the appropriate audio out jacks on the back of your TV. You may or may not have hooked up the power supply (check) and the subwoofer has its own hookup on the back of the sound bar too.
answered 4 months ago
By
Jackyl222
answer 2
Without more information, it's difficult to determine how you have it set up, or what might be the possible issue.

You might check your audio settings on the TV to make sure your speakers are set to "External Speakers".

If that doesn't fix the issue, please contact a Wal-Mart Sales Associate or the Samsung customer service center for more assistance.

Thanks for your support of Samsung products.

--Mr. Samsung
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
an anonymous customer
Question

Can you hook this up to a Visio tv with the proper cables?

asked 2 months, 4 weeks ago
By
mac
on SAMSUNG HW-FM35 2.1 Channel Home Theater Sound Bar with Subwoofer and Bluetooth
2 answers
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answer 1
yes but I believe any T.V. with HDMI
answered 1 month, 2 weeks ago
By
mdb314159
answer 2
Yes, you can hook it up to any brand TV that has audio output(or cable box if TV lacks the output)

This soundbar comes with inputs for digital & analog audio connections as well as USB for Playstations and XBoxes
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Infinitech
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