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can I connect my LG soundbar to my laptop?  laptop does not have bluetooth

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Hi I have an LG soundbar and the model is NB3730A. I found a link to the manual but it does not answer my question. But here is a link to it http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-NB3730A#

My question is can I connect the soundbar to my laptop using the USB connector plug in the front if I buy a male-male usb cable?

Not sure if thats what its for (to be used to connect to a computer) but figured this would be the best place to ask!

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male-male usb cable?
No. The USB slot is for playing music from a flash drive etc. (See Page 32)

To connect to a laptop, connect it wirelessly (WiFi).
or use a Standard Ethernet Cable ....
http://www.ebay.com/itm/3ft-Cat6-Network-Ethernet-Patch-Cable-Blue-Lot-of-5-Cables-/371193930834?pt=US_Ethernet_Cables_RJ_45_8P8C_&hash=item566ce1e452

See Page 17 onwards in the manual.

You can add bluetooth to your laptop quite cheaply with one of these
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Black-NANO-MINI-Thumb-USB-2-0-BLUETOOTH-ADAPTER-DONGLE-EDR-WIRELESS-Plug-/361126484574?pt=US_USB_Bluetooth_Adapters_Dongles&hash=item5414d0da5e
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Thanks for the info, I am going to order a bluetooth adapter! For now I will connect it with the wireless
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