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CREATIVE Katana V2 Tri-Amplified Multi-Channel Gaming Soundbar with Super X-FI Technology User Manual

Quick Start Guide
Model No.: MF8380

OVERVIEW

A Power / Bluetooth® Button
B Volume – Button
C Volume + Button
D Source Button
E Mode Button
F Super X-Fi Button
G LED Indicators
H Headset Port
I Microphones
J LED Display
K Subwoofer
L HDMI ARC Port
M XFI-out Port
N USB-C Port
O 3.5 mm AUX-in Port
P Optical-in Port
Q Output to Subwoofer
R DC Power Port
i) Button / Action

II) Function

x1

Power On / Power Off

2s

Enter Bluetooth Pairing Mode

X1 (While in Bluetooth Pairing Mode)

Exit Bluetooth Pairing Mode

X1

Decrease Volume

X1

Increase Volume

X1
X1
X1
III) LED Indicator iv) Status

Ο

Solid White Power On
Solid Red Power Off
Solid Yellow Network Standby
Solid Blue Bluetooth Connected
Blinking Blue Bluetooth Pairing Mode
Blinking White Waiting for BLE Connection
Solid Orange Super X-Fi Off
Solid Green Super X-Fi On
Solid Dark Blue SXFI BATTLE Mode On
Blinking Red Loading Super X-Fi Profile

Ο

LED Off Super X-Fi is unavailable
(Speaker mode)

v) LED Display

vi) Source / Function
HDMI ARC Mode
USB Audio Mode
Optical-in
AUX-in
Bluetooth Pairing mode
Bluetooth Mode

IR REMOTE CONTROL

a Power Button
Press once to turn on the soundbar.
Press once again to turn it off.
b Mute Button
Press once to mute the soundbar.
Press once again to unmute.
c Info Button
Press once to display Audio Format (Dolby encoded / PCM), Volume,
Sound Mode, and Source information.
d Mode Button
Press to cycle through sound modes on Sound Blaster Katana V2 (customizable via the Creative app).
e Display Button
Press to cycle through LED display brightness. (Bright / Dark / Off)
f Play / Pause Button
Press once to play/pause audio playback.
g Previous Track Button
Press once to return to the previous track.
h Next Track Button
Press once to skip to the next track.
i Volume + Button
Press once to increase volume.
Press and hold to continuously increase the volume.
j Volume – Button
Press once to decrease volume.
Press and hold to continuously decrease the volume.
k RGB Lighting Button
Press to cycle through RGB Lighting presets on Sound Blaster Katana V2 (customizable via the Creative app).
l LED Brightness – / + Buttons
Press to decrease/increase LED brightness
m Sub – / Sub + Buttons
Press to decrease/increase the subwoofer’s volume
n Speaker Button
Press once to switch to speaker output.
o Headphones Button
Press once to switch to headphones/headset output.
p Super X-Fi Button
Press once cycle through Super X-Fi modes.
(Super X-Fi On / SXFI BATTLE Mode / Super X-Fi Off)
q TV Source Button
Press once to switch to the TV input.
r USB Source Button
Press once to switch to USB input.
 s AUX Source Button
Press once to switch to AUX input.
t Optical Source Button
Press once to switch to Optical input.
u Bluetooth Button
Press once to switch to Bluetooth input.
Press and hold to enter Bluetooth pairing mode.
v Previous Source Button
Press once to switch to the last used input source.
w C1-C6 Customizable Buttons
Buttons are customizable through the Creative app.

CONNECTIVITY

SUPER X-FI PERSONALIZATION

Unleash the performance of Super X-Fi with the SXFI App. The app allows you to personalize your Super X-Fi profile through an advanced Head & Ear-Mapping process for a complete Super X-Fi experience.
Download SXFI App from:

iOS App Store  Google Play Store

CREATIVE APP

Available on Windows, Mac, as well as Android, and iOS devices, set up your product, personalize audio settings, enhance your product’s performance, and more with the
Creative app:

  • Personalize your audio experience with Super X-Fi, Scout Mode, Dolby Digital Decoder, and Audio Mixer
  • Enjoy Acoustic Engine features such as Surround, Crystalizer, Bass, Smart Volume, and Dialog+
  • Customize RGB Lighting, graphic EQs, and custom buttons
  • Perform software, product registration, and more
  • Download the Creative app from creative.com/support/katanav2

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Power Adapter Model: GM95-240300-D
Input: 100–240V , 50 / 60 Hz 2.5A
Output: 24V 3.0A
Soundbar’s Power Output: 66W RMS (Tweeter 13W RMS x 2 / Midbass 20W RMS x 2)
Subwoofer’s Power Output: 60W RMS
Frequency Response: 50–20,000 Hz
Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 5.0
Operating Frequency: 2402–2480 MHz
Operating Range: Up to 10m / 33 ft, measured in open space. Walls and structures may affect range of device
Maximum RF Output Power:

4 dBm
Supported Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP (Wireless Stereo Bluetooth), AVRCP (Bluetooth Remote Control)
Supported Codec: SBC
Soundbar Input Rating: 24V 3.0A
Maximum Temperature Range: 40ºC
Note: Compliance markings are located at the bottom of this product.

OTHER INFORMATION

Please visit creative.com/compliance/katanav2 for the user guide, safety and regulatory information, and ErP information where applicable.
Please visit creative.com/support/katanav2 for all other support related to your product.

PRODUCT REGISTRATION

Registering your product ensures you receive the most appropriate service and product support available. You can register your product at www.creative.com/register. Please note that your warranty rights are not dependent on registration.
Warranty  Warranty information is supplied with your product in a separate document.
Please keep your Proof of Purchase for the duration of the warranty period.
Keep this document for future reference.

WALL MOUNTING SOUND BLASTER KATANA V2 (OPTIONAL)

WARNING
To prevent injury, this apparatus must be securely attached to the wall in accordance with the installation instructions

a) Determine the mounting position of the soundbar. Ensure that it is properly centered relative to the TV and leveled horizontally.
b) Note and mark out your desired location for the wall mount bracket. Ensure that they do not intersect with buried pipes, conduits, or cabling within the wall.
c) Ensure to mount the plastic anchors into the wall before screwing in the Double-headed Bear Claw Hangers. Tap the plastic anchors into the wall using a hammer until it is flushed against it.
d) Place the soundbar on the wall mount bracket, then tighten the screws as illustrated to secure it.
e) With the soundbar in position, screw the Double-headed Bear Claw Hangers through the wall mount bracket’s keyholes and into the plastic anchors. The flange of the hangers should be flushed against the plastic anchors.

  Hereby, Creative Labs Pte. Ltd. declares the Bluetooth Speaker, model no. MF8380 is in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU and Radio Equipment Regulations 2017. The full text of the EU and UK declaration of conformity is available at http://www.creative.com/EUDoC.

© 2021 Creative Technology Ltd. All rights reserved. Creative and the Creative logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Audio, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing  Corporation. The terms HDMI, HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Creative Technology Ltd is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. All specifications are subject to change without notice. The actual product may differ slightly from the images shown. All images are for illustration purposes only.

SAFETY & REGULATORY INFORMATION

Sound Blaster Katana V2
(Model No: MF8380)

Safety & Regulatory Information

Read this instruction carefully and completely before using the product. Refer to the following information to use your product safely, and to reduce the chance of electric shock, short-circuiting, damage, fire, hearing impairment, or other hazards. Improper handling may void the warranty for your product. For more information, read the warranty available with your product.

  • Always keep the product dry and do not expose it to extreme temperatures (hairdryer, heater, extended exposure to sunlight, etc.) to avoid corrosion or deformation.
  • Do not expose your product to water and moisture. If your product is moisture-resistant, take care not to immerse it in water or expose it to rain.
  • Disposal of a battery into fire or a hot oven, or mechanically crushing or cutting of a battery, that can result in an explosion
  • Leaving a battery in an extremely high temperature surrounding environment can result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas
  • A battery subjected to the extremely low air pressure may result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas
  • Clean the product only with a soft, dry cloth.
  • Do not dismantle or attempt to repair your product.
  • Do not pierce, crush, or set fire to your product
  • Keep your product away from strong magnetic objects
  • Keep the product, accessories, and packaging parts out of reach of children and pets to prevent accidents. Swallowing and choking hazard.

Warning on Choking Hazard
This product and its accessories may contain small parts which must be kept away from children.

WARNING
CHOKING HAZARD-Small Parts
Not for children under 3yrs.

IMPORTANT REGULATORY SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

Use a mains plug/cord that is appropriate for your country or region. DO NOT operate the product with other power sources.
Water and Moisture
CAUTION: Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing fluids, and ensure that no objects filled with liquids – such as vases – are placed on the apparatus.
Placement
Place the product near a socket outlet, which is easily accessible.
Servicing
Do not attempt to service any part of the product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

FOR PRODUCT(S) WITH BUILT-IN POWER SUPPLY

Safety Warnings on Bottom or Rear of Product Enclosure

The lightning flash arrowhead within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated, ‘dangerous voltage’ within the product(s)’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying this product(s).

This Equipment is for in-house use only.

This Equipment is a Class II or double insulated electrical appliance. It has been designed in such a way that it does not require a safety connection to the electrical earth.
Markings on the Power switch. “I” means the product is powered on and “0” means the product is cut off from the mains supply. – Applicable for products with Mains switch.

WARNING
DO NOT OPEN

TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE PRODUCT(S) COVERS (OR BACKS).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT CONNECT TO MAINS POWER SUPPLY WHILE GRILLE IS REMOVED. – WHERE APPLICABLE.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

For product(s) with grounding-type plug, it shall be connected to a mains socket with a protective earthing connection. For the detachable power cords, the mains plug and appliance coupler used as the disconnecting device shall remain readily operable. For nondetachable power cords, the main plug used as the disconnecting device shall remain readily operable. Where an all-pole mains switch is used as the disconnect device, it shall remain readily operable.

Additional guidelines for wireless devices

  • The short wave radio frequency signals of a wireless device may impair the operation of other electronic and medical devices.
  • Switch off the device where it is prohibited. Do not use the device in medical facilities, aircraft, refueling points, or close to automatic doors, automatic fire alarms, or other automatically controlled devices.
  • Keep this device at least 20 cm from pacemakers and other medical devices. Radio waves may impair the operation of pacemakers and other medical devices.

For models with embedded battery

  • Do not attempt to remove the embedded battery.
    The product must be disposed of according to local environmental regulations. To replace the battery, return your product to your regional support office. For product service information, go to www.creative.com.
  • Do not expose yourself to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire, or the like.
    CAUTION: Risk of explosion if the battery is replaced by incorrect types. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.

For models with removable batteries

  • The battery must be recycled or disposed of properly. Contact local agencies for recycling and disposal information.
  • Do not allow metal objects to touch the terminals of your battery.
  • If there is leakage, an offensive odor, discoloration, or deformation during charging or use, remove the battery and do not use it again.
  • Clean your hands well before touching food or sensitive areas, for example, your eyes.
  • Do not expose to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire, or the like.
  • Remove the batteries when not in use for an extended period of time.
  • Disposal of a battery into fire or a hot oven, or mechanically crushing or cutting of a battery, can result in an explosion.
  • Leaving a battery in an extremely high temperature surrounding environment can result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas.
  • A battery is subjected to the extremely low air pressure that may result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas.
  • The following statement only applies to products containing “CR” type lithium coin cells: Perchlorate Material special handling may apply to see www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate

CAUTION: Risk of explosion if the battery is replaced by incorrect types. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.


DO NOT INGEST BATTERY, CHEMICAL BURN HAZARD
The remote control supplied with this product contains a coin/button cell battery.
If the coin/button cell battery is swallowed. It can cause severe internal burns in just 2 hours and can lead to death. Keep new and used batteries away from children. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the product and keep it away from children. If you think batteries might have been swallowed or placed inside any part of the body, seek immediate medical attention.

WARNING: This product is powered by a lithium battery. Due to their small size, lithium batteries can easily be swallowed by children. Ingestion of such batteries has been known to cause death.
Battery ingestion warning:

  • Choking Hazard: Keep small cells and batteries away from small children or any individuals who may have tendencies to place small parts in their mouths.
  • Ingestion of a cell or battery may lead to burns, perforation of soft tissue, and even death. Severe burns may occur within 2 hours of ingestion.
  • In case of accidental ingestion of a cell or battery, please seek immediate medical assistance.

Australia Requirement:
Contact Information for Australian Poisons Information Centre:
If it is suspected the battery has been swallowed or otherwise placed inside any part of the body, a person should contact the Australian Poisons Information Centre immediately on 13 11 26 for 24/7 fast, expert advice.

For models with headphones output
Earphones

Do not listen to audio on your earbuds or headphones at high volume for prolonged periods of time as hearing loss may result. Do not listen to your audio device at high volume when driving, cycling, or crossing the road, especially in heavy traffic or any other traffic condition where such use will hinder safe travel on the roads. We recommend that consumers be extremely cautious when using this device on the road.

MODIFICATION: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by Creative Technology Limited or one of its affiliated companies could void the user’s warranty and guarantee rights.

Notice for Singapore (Applicable for wireless products)

Complies with IMDA Standards DA107311
Complies with IMDA Standards DB00148

FOR PRODUCT(S) WITH BUILT-IN POWER SUPPLY

Important Safety Instructions

  1. Read these instructions.
  2. Keep these instructions.
  3. Heed all warnings.
  4. Follow all instructions.
  5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
  6. Clean only with a dry cloth.
  7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades one wider than the other. A grounding-type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong is provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for the replacement of the obsolete outlet.
  10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
  11. Only use attachments/ accessories specified by the manufacturer.
  12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/ apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
  13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,  liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
    15. No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the apparatus.”
    16. The ventilation and ports should not be impeded by covering the ventilation openings with items, such as newspapers, table cloths, curtains, etc

Documents / Resources

CREATIVE Katana V2 Tri-Amplified Multi-Channel Gaming Soundbar with Super X-FI Technology [pdf] User Manual
MF8380, 2AJIV-MF8380, 2AJIVMF8380, Katana V2 Tri-Amplified Multi-Channel Gaming Soundbar with Super X-FI Technology, Katana V2, Tri-Amplified Multi-Channel Gaming Soundbar with Super X-FI Technology

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