element ESBAB21RTR 2.1 Sound Bar User Manual



Your new soundbar & subwoofer!

Power cable x 2

HDMI cable


2 AAAremote batteries

2 mounting screwsand 2 wall plugs


  • Please read through this manual before making connections and operating your new soundbar. Retain this manual for future reference.
  • Do not open the cabinet of this unit; there are no user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
  • Switch off the unit when not in use. Switch off the unit and disconnect it from the AC power supply when not in use for an extended period of time.
  • Do not install the unit in a place exposed to heating sources or direct sunshine.
  • Do not install the unit in a place exposed to moisture or rain.
  • The soundbar should not be exposed to dripping or splashing, and objects filled with liquids should not be placed on top of the unit.
  • Install the unit on a horizontal, flat, and firm surface with good ventilation. Never block the vents which will cause malfunction, resulting from overheating.
  • Use a soft and clean rag to clean the outside of the unit. Never clean it with chemicals or detergent.
  • This book is only a guide for the user’s operation, not a criterion for configuration.
  • Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
  • Where the main plug is used as the disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain readily operable.

WARNING: The batteries shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire, or the like.CAUTION: Danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.The lightning flash is intended to alert the user to the presence ofdangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure, and touching theinternal components may result in a risk of electric shock to persons.

The exclamatory mark is intended to alert the user to thepresence of important operating instructions.

To reduce the risk of electric shock or fire, do not open the cover.Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.


In order to prevent injuries, the soundbar device must be fastened securely to the wall in accordance with the below installation instructions.Drill two holes into the wall (about 6mm diameter). Keep the distance between drill holes 660mm apart. Insert the two supplied plugs into the holes, then insert the supplied screws and tighten.Hang the assembled soundbar on the screws in the wall.


  1. Speaker
  2. Display screen
  3. Remote sensor
  4. Power Turn soundbar on or off
  5. Source Select input audio source
  6. Volume Up Turn up the audio volume
  7. Volume Down Turn down audio volume


There are 3 ways to connect your soundbar to the TV:

  1. HDMI (ARC) Best Quality (cable included)
  2. Optical Better Quality (cable not included)
  3. Aux Good Quality (cable not included)

ARC (AUDIO RETURN CHANNEL)ARC is an audio return channel function for digital audio which will give you the best sound quality. Use the supplied HDMI cable to connect to the HDMI ARC input of your soundbar and the HDMI ARC output on your TV or another external device.Note: The external device audio output must be set to PCM.

√ Simple setup√ One remote√ Quick settings

This soundbar is Roku TV Ready ™certified. If you have a Roku TV ™, simply connect the supplied HDMI cable to your soundbar and TV and follow the onscreen instructions for a simple setup.

OpticalConnect your soundbar to your TV or other external devices such as a CD, VCR, DVD player, etc., by connecting an optical input cable (cable not included) to your soundbar and the optical output of your external device.Press the button on the remote control to switch to the optical input mode. The word OPT will show on the display screen which means optical mode is selected.Note: The external device audio output must be set to PCM.

AUX INThis soundbar has an extra group of audio input terminals.Connect your soundbar to your TV or other external devices such as a CD, VCR, DVD player, etc. by connecting an AUX input cable (cable not included) to your soundbar and the AUX output of your external device.Press the button on the remote control to switch to the AUX input mode. The word LINE will show on the display screen which meansoptical mode is selected.


BluetoothPress the STANDBY button on the remote control to power on the soundbar, then press the button on the remote control to switch the Bluetooth mode. The word BT will be shown on the display screen.If after several seconds you do not see BT on the screen, the soundbar is still searching for a signal and you can follow these steps:Pairing a device or connecting a paired device:

  1. Press and hold the button on the remote control. Use your smart device to search for the Bluetooth signal of the soundbar.
  2. Select ESBAB21RTR on your list and input the password 0000 if there is a password prompt.
  3. The soundbar will then sync to play from your device. When the word BT appears and a beep is heard, it means you are connected successfully.

Disconnecting a device:Press and hold the button on the remote control. When it successfully disconnects the screen will show no BT.

TIP: Bluetooth connection range is 10 meters.In Bluetooth mode, [PLAY/PAUSE], [NEXT], [PREVIOUS], [VOLUME+/-] etc. are also active.Connecting the subwoofer to the soundbar:The subwoofer will receive the wireless audio signal from the sound bar. When the indicator light is fl ashing RED, the subwoofer is searching for the wireless signal. When the indicator light turns solid BLUE, it means the subwoofer and sound bar are now connected.TIP: During the connection of the sound bar and subwoofer, users should not press the PAIR button on the subwoofer or it will cause them to disconnect.

Press and hold the button on the soundbar to disconnect it and the indicator light will flash RED on the subwoofer. Press and hold the button again and the soundbar will reconnect with the subwoofer, and the indicator light will turn solid BLUE.

If the soundbar and subwoofer do not connect automatically you can follow these steps:

  1. Press the PAIR button on the subwoofer to reset it and the red indicator light will ash quickly (twice per second).
  2. In LINE mode, press the POWER button on the soundbar for 5 seconds to reset it, and the soundbar will enter standby. Press the POWER button to power on and the soundbar will automatically pair and connect to the subwoofer.


Remote Control OperationInsert the battery into the remote control.Point the remote control at the remote sensor on the front panel.The remote control works within a distance of about 8 meters from the sensor and within an angle of about 30 degrees from the left and right sides.

Battery Installation

Remove the battery compartment cover on the back of the remote.Load two AAA/1.5V batteries into the battery compartment making sure that the battery has been inserted with the correct polarities matching the symbols +, – as indicated inside the battery compartment.Replace the cover.

A. PowerB. MuteC. Volume UpD. Play/PauseE. PreviousF. NextG. Volume DownH. BluetoothI. Audio Return ChannelJ. SourceK. EqualizerL. Optical


Press to switch on the unit. Press it again to put the unit in standby mode.
Press to enter the BT (Bluetooth) mode. Hold down this button for 3 seconds to disconnect Bluetooth.
Press repeatedly to switch between Bluetooth, AUX-IN, USB, OPTICAL IN, and ARC mode.
Press repeatedly to switch between EQ1, EQ2, and EQ3 equalizer modes.EQ1 stands for MUSIC, EQ2 stands for MOVIE and EQ3 stands for NEWS.
Press to enter the AUDIO RETURN CHANNEL mode.
Press to enter the OPTICAL mode.
Press to temporarily pause a playback. Press it again to resume the playback.
Press to skip to the next track.
Press to return to the previous track.
Press [VOLUME+] to turn up the volume.
Press [VOLUME-] to turn down the volume.
Press to temporarily switch off the sound. Press it again to switch it on.


Use the chart below to troubleshoot any issues you may be having. If you do not see your issue listed below, or the troubleshooting guide does not solve your issue, please contact Element customer support.

No Power • AC power cord is not connected to the power supply• AC power cord is not connected to a power supplysecurely • Check that the AC power cord isconnected securely
There is no sound orthe sound is distorted • AC power cord is not connected to the power supply• AC power cord is not connected to a power supplysecurely • Connect the audio cables securely.• Turn up the volume• Press [MUTE] on the remote control   to switch on the sound• Press [PLAY/PAUSE]
The remote controldoes not function • There is no battery in the remote control• The battery is out of charge• The remote control isn’t pointed to the remote sensor• The remote control is out of its operating area• The unit is shut down • Install two AAA/1.5V batteries in it• Replace the battery with a new one• Make sure that the remote control is   pointed to the remote control sensor• Make sure the remote control is within   the operating area• Switch off  the unit and disconnect it from the AC outlet, then power onthe unit again








Element TV Company, LP. bears no responsibility for data and/or information that is compromised during wireless transmission.

REFERENCESElement TV Company, LP. bears no responsibility for data and/or information that is compromised during wireless transmission.Frequency band

  • This system uses the 2.4 GHz, frequency band.


  • This system conforms to the frequency restrictions and has received certification based on frequency laws.Thus, a wireless permit is not necessary.
  • The actions below are punishable by law in some countries:– Taking apart or modifying the unit.– Removing specification indications.

Restrictions of use

  • Wireless transmission and/or usage with all Bluetooth-equipped devices is not guaranteed.
  • All devices must conform to standards set by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
  • Depending on the specifications and settings of a device, it can fail to connect or some operations can be different.
  • This system supports Bluetooth security features. But depending on the operating environment and/or settings, this security is possibly not sufficient. Transmit data wirelessly to this system with caution.
  • This system cannot transmit data to a Bluetooth device.

Range of use

  • Use this device at a maximum range of 10 m.
  • The range can decrease depending on the environment, obstacles or interference.

Interference from other devices

  • This system may not function properly and troubles such as noise and sound jumps may arise due to radio wave interference if this unit is located too close to other Bluetooth devices or the devices that use the 2.4 GHz band.
  • This system may not function properly if radio waves from a nearby broadcasting station, etc. are too strong.

Intended usage

  • This system is for normal, general use only.
  • Do not use this system near equipment or in an environment that is sensitive to radio frequency interference (example: airports, hospitals, laboratories, etc.).

LICENSEThe Bluetooth®word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by ElementTV Company, LP. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.The terms HDMI, HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc.Roku TV, Roku TV Ready, and the Roku TV Ready logo are trademarks of Roku, Inc.


  1. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  2. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

RADIATION EXPOSURE STATEMENTThis equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of 20cm between the radiator & your body.


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