Sony BDP-BX59 Operating instructions

Sony BDP-BX59 Operating instructions
4-410-140-11(1)
Blu-ray Disc™ /
DVD Player
Operating Instructions
Getting Started
Playback
Internet
Settings and Adjustments
Additional Information
BDP-S590/BX59
This symbol is intended to alert the
user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance
(servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the
appliance.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
The AC power cord must be changed only at a
qualified service shop.
Batteries or batteries installed apparatus shall not
be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine,
fire or the like.
CAUTION
The use of optical instruments with this product
will increase eye hazard. As the laser beam used
in this Blu-ray Disc/DVD player is harmful to
eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
Precautions
• To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
apparatus.
• Install this unit so that the AC power cord can
be unplugged from the wall socket immediately
in the event of trouble.
Operation is subject to the following two
conditions;
(1) this device may not cause interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference
received,
including interference that may cause undesired
operation of the device.
FCC WARNING
This label is located on the laser protective
housing inside the enclosure.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate
this equipment.
This transmitter must not be co-located or
operating in conjunction with any other
antenna or transmitter.
The shielded Interface cable (LAN cable)
must be used with the equipment in order to
comply with the limits for a digital device
pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC
Rules.
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This symbol is intended to alert the
user to the presence of uninsulated
“dangerous voltage” within the
product’s enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a
risk of electric shock to persons.
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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.
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with FCC radiation
exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
environment and meets the FCC radio
frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in
Supplement C to OET65. This equipment
should be installed and operated keeping the
radiator at least 20cm or more away from
person’s body (excluding extremities: hands,
wrists, feet and ankles).
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 with one wider than the
other. A grounding type plug has two blades
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your safety.
If the provided plug does not fit into your
outlet, consult an electrician for 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.
IC Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with IC radiation
exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
environment and meets RSS-102 of the IC
radio frequency (RF) Exposure rules. This
equipment should be installed and operated
keeping the radiator at least 20cm or more
away from person’s body (excluding
extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles).
Contains FCC ID : EW4DWMW069
Contains IC : 4250A-DWMW069
This class B digital apparatus complies with
Canadian ICES-003.
Important Safety Instructions
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Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install
in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
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.
Owner’s Record
The model and serial numbers are located at the
rear of the unit. Record the serial number in the
space provided below. Refer to them whenever
you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this
product.
Model No.______________
Serial No.______________
For customers in the USA
If this product is not working properly, please call
1-866-909-7669.
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For Customers in Canada
If this product is not working properly, please
contact our Customer Information Service
Center at 1-877-899-7669 or write to us at:
Customer Information Service 115 Gordon Baker
Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2H 3R6
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Precautions
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This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits set out in the EMC
Directive using a connection cable shorter
than 3 metres.
On placement
• Place the player in a location with adequate
ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the
player.
• Do not place the player on a soft surface
such as a rug that might block the ventilation
holes.
• Do not install this player in a confined space,
such as a bookshelf or similar unit.
• Do not place the player in a location near
heat sources, or in a place subject to direct
sunlight, excessive dust, or mechanical
shock.
• Do not place the player outdoors, in
vehicles, on ships, or on other vessels.
• If the player is brought directly from a cold
to a warm location, or is placed in a very
damp room, moisture may condense on the
lenses inside the player. Should this occur,
the player may not operate properly. In this
case, remove the disc and leave the player
turned on for about half an hour until the
moisture evaporates.
• Do not install the player in an inclined
position. It is designed to be operated in a
horizontal position only.
• Do not place metal objects in front of the
front panel. It may limit reception of radio
waves.
• Do not place the player in a place where
medical equipment is in use. It may cause a
malfunction of medical instruments.
• If you use a pacemaker or other medical
device, consult your physician or the
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manufacturer of your medical device before
using the wireless LAN function.
Do not place heavy or unstable objects on
the player.
Do not place any objects other than discs on
the disc tray. Doing so may cause damage to
the player or the object.
Take out any discs from the tray when you
move the player. If you don’t, the disc may
be damaged.
Disconnect the AC power cord and all other
cables from the player when you move the
player.
On power sources
• The player is not disconnected from the AC
power source as long as it is connected to the
wall outlet, even if the player itself has been
turned off.
• Disconnect the player from the wall outlet if
you are not going to use the player for a long
time. To disconnect the AC power cord,
grasp the plug itself; never pull the cord.
• Observe following points to prevent the AC
power cord being damaged. Do not use the
AC power cord if it is damaged, as doing so
may result in an electric shock or fire.
– Do not pinch the AC power cord between
the player and wall, shelf, etc.
– Do not put anything heavy on the AC
power cord or pull on the AC power cord
itself.
On adjusting volume
Do not turn up the volume while listening to a
section with very low level inputs or no audio
signals. Your ears and the speakers may be
damaged when the sound level reaches the
peak.
On cleaning
Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a
soft cloth. Do not use any type of abrasive pad,
scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or
benzine.
On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaners
Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners
(including wet or spray types). These may
cause the apparatus to malfunction.
On replacement of parts
In the events that this player is repaired,
repaired parts may be collected for reuse or
recycling purposes.
On connecting to the HDMI OUT jack
Observe the following as improper handling
may damage the HDMI OUT jack and the
connector.
• Carefully align the HDMI OUT jack on the
rear of the player and the HDMI connector
by checking their shapes. Make sure the
connector is not upside down or tilted.
• Be sure to disconnect the HDMI cable when
moving the player.
information. The vision of young children
(especially those under six years old) is still
under development. Consult your doctor (such
as a pediatrician or eye doctor) before
allowing young children to watch 3D video
images.
Adults should supervise young children to
ensure they follow the recommendations
listed above.
IMPORTANT NOTICE
Caution: This player is capable of holding
a still video image or on-screen display
image on your television screen
indefinitely. If you leave the still video
image or on-screen display image
displayed on your TV for an extended
period of time you risk permanent damage
to your television screen. Plasma display
panel televisions and projection
televisions are susceptible to this.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your player, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.
Copy Protection
• Hold the HDMI connector straight when
connecting or disconnecting the HDMI
cable. Do not twist or force the HDMI
connector into the HDMI OUT jack.
On watching 3D video images
Some people may experience discomfort
(such as eye strain, fatigue, or nausea) while
watching 3D video images. Sony recommends
that all viewers take regular breaks while
watching 3D video images. The length and
frequency of necessary breaks will vary from
person to person. You must decide what works
best. If you experience any discomfort, you
should stop watching the 3D video images
until the discomfort ends; consult a doctor if
you believe necessary. You should also
review (i) the instruction manual and/or the
caution message of any other device used
with, or Blu-ray Disc contents played with this
product and (ii) our website (http://
esupport.sony.com/) for the latest
Please be advised of the advanced content
protection systems used in both Blu-ray
Disc™ and DVD media. These systems,
called AACS (Advanced Access Content
System) and CSS (Content Scramble System),
may contain some restrictions on playback,
analog output, and other similar features. The
operation of this product and the restrictions
placed may vary depending on the date of
purchase, as the governing board of the AACS
may adopt or change its restriction rules after
the time of purchase.
Copyrights and Trademarks
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Progressive” logo are trademarks of
Panasonic Corporation and Sony
Corporation.
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Computer Entertainment Inc.
This product incorporates High-Definition
Multimedia Interface (HDMI®) technology.
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition
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Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-Ray™, Blu-Ray 3D™,
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“DVD-R,” “DVD VIDEO,” and “CD” logos
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“x.v.Color” and “x.v.Color” logo are
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“BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony
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“PhotoTV HD” and the “PhotoTV HD” logo
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MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology
and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS
and Thomson.
Windows Media is either a registered
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This product contains technology subject to
certain intellectual property rights of
Microsoft. Use or distribution of this
technology outside of this product is
prohibited without the appropriate license(s)
from Microsoft.
Content owners use Microsoft PlayReady™
content access technology to protect their
intellectual property, including copyrighted
content. This device uses PlayReady
technology to access PlayReady-protected
content and/or WMDRM-protected content.
If the device fails to properly enforce
restrictions on content usage, content
owners may require Microsoft to revoke the
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not be able to access content that requires
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Table of Contents
WARNING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Getting Started
Guide to Parts and Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Step 1: Supplied Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Step 2: Connecting the Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Step 3: Preparing for Network Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Step 4: Easy Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Playback
Playing a Disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing from a USB Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Playing via a Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Available Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Internet
Browsing Websites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Settings and Adjustments
Using the Settings Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[Network Update] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[Screen Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[Audio Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[BD/DVD Viewing Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[Parental Control Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[Music Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[System Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[Network Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[Easy Setup] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
[Resetting] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Additional Information
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
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Getting Started
Guide to Parts and Controls
Front panel
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The N button has a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player.
A [/1 (on/standby)
Turns on the player, or sets to
standby mode.
B Disc tray
C Front panel display
D Z (open/close)
E N (play)
F x (stop)
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G
(USB) jack
Connect a USB device to this jack.
H Remote sensor
To lock the disc tray (Child Lock)
You can lock the disc tray to avoid
accidental opening of the tray.
While the player is turned on, hold down
the N button on the player for more
than 10 seconds to lock or unlock the
tray.
Rear panel
E HDMI OUT jack
B DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack
F LINE OUT (R-AUDIO-L) jacks
C
G DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) jack
(USB) jack
Getting Started
A LINE OUT (VIDEO) jack
D LAN (100) terminal
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The player automatically returns to
standby mode
Remote
The available functions of the remote are
different depending on the disc or the
situation.
If any button on the player or remote is
not pressed for more than 30 minutes, the
player automatically returns to standby
mode.
A Z OPEN/CLOSE
Opens or closes the disc tray.
-TV- INPUT
Switches between TV and other
input sources.
-TV- [/1 (on/standby)
Turns on the TV, or sets to standby
mode.
AUDIO
YELLOW
SUBTITLE DISPLAY
BLUE
RED
GREEN
[/1 (on/standby)
Turns on the player, or sets to
standby mode.
B Number buttons (0 - 9)
Enters the title/chapter numbers, etc.
VOL +/–
Adjusts the TV volume.
PREV
PAUSE
NEXT
AUDIO (page 30)
Selects the language track when
multi-lingual tracks are recorded on
BD-ROMs/DVD VIDEOs.
Selects the sound track on CDs.
SEN
SUBTITLE (page 30)
Selects the subtitle language when
multi-lingual subtitles are recorded
on BD-ROMs/DVD VIDEOs.
PLAY
STOP
NETFLIX
DISPLAY (page 21)
Displays the playback and web
browsing information on the screen.
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Number 5, AUDIO, VOL +, and N PLAY
buttons have a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as
a reference when operating the player.
C Color buttons (YELLOW/
BLUE/RED/GREEN)
Shortcut keys for interactive
functions.
D TOP MENU
Opens or closes the BD’s or DVD’s
Top Menu.
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POP UP/MENU
Opens or closes the BD-ROM’s
Pop-up Menu, or the DVD’s menu.
OPTIONS (page 24)
Displays the available options on the
screen.
RETURN
Returns to the previous display.
</M/m/,
Moves the highlight to select a
displayed item.
Center button (ENTER)
Enters the selected item.
E . PREV/NEXT >
Skips to the previous/next chapter,
track, or file.
X PAUSE
Pauses or re-starts playback.
m/M (fast reverse/fast
forward)
• Fast reverse/fast forward the disc
when you press the button during
playback. The search speed
changes each time you press the
button during video playback.
• Plays in slow motion, when
pressed for more than one second
in pause mode.
• Plays one frame at a time, when
you press for a short time in pause
mode.
z
Playback in slow motion or one frame is
not available for a Blu-ray 3D Disc.
NETFLIX
Enables access to the “NETFLIX”
online service.
x STOP
Stops playback and remembers the
stop point (resume point).
The resume point for a title/track is
the last point you played or the last
photo for a photo folder.
SEN (page 22)
Accesses the “Sony Entertainment
Network™” online service.
Getting Started
HOME
Enters the player’s home menu.
Displays the wall paper when
pressed on the category icon of the
home menu.
N PLAY
Starts or re-starts playback.
Home menu display
The home menu appears when you press
HOME. Select a category using </,.
Select an item using M/m, and press
ENTER.
Item
Category
[Setup]: Adjusts the player settings.
[Photo]: Displays photos.
[Music]: Plays music.
[Video]: Plays videos.
[Network]: Displays network items.
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Step 1: Supplied
Accessories
Check that you have the following items:
• Audio/video cable (phono plug ×3) (1)
• High Speed HDMI Cable (1)
(BDP-BX59 only)
• Remote commander (remote) (1)
• Size AA (R6) batteries (2)
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Step 2: Connecting the Player
Do not connect the AC power cord until you have made all the connections.
Connecting to your TV
Getting Started
Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your
TV.
Match the color of the plug to that of the jack when connecting.
High quality
High Speed HDMI Cable*
Audio/video cable (supplied)
Standard
quality
* See “Step 1: Supplied Accessories” (page 14).
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Do not connect the player through a VCR. Video signals from VCRs can be affected by copyright
protection systems that cause the picture on the TV to be distorted.
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Connecting to your AV amplifier (receiver)
Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your
AV amplifier (receiver). When you select A or B, make the appropriate settings in
the [Audio Settings] setup (page 29).
High Speed HDMI Cable*1
High Speed HDMI Cable
(not supplied)
t Set [BD Audio MIX Setting] (page 29).
Coaxial digital cable
(not supplied)
or
Optical digital cable
(not supplied)
t Set [Dolby Digital*2/ DTS*3] (page 30).
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Audio/video cable (supplied)
*1
*3
Getting Started
*2
See “Step 1: Supplied Accessories”
(page 14).
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby, Pro Logic, and the
double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories.
Manufactured under license under U.S.
Patent Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380;
6,226,616; 6,487,535; 7,212,872;
7,333,929; 7,392,195; 7,272,567 & other
U.S. and worldwide patents issued &
pending. DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTSHD and the Symbol together are registered
trademarks & DTS-HD Master Audio is a
trademark of DTS, Inc. Product includes
software. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Step 3: Preparing for
Network Connection
If you are not going to connect the player
to a network, proceed to “Step 4: Easy
Setup” (page 18).
Wired Setup
Step 4: Easy Setup
When turned on for the first time
Wait for a short while before the
player turns on and starts [Easy
Initial Settings].
1
Insert two Size AA (R6) batteries
by matching the 3 and # ends on
the batteries to the markings
inside the battery compartment.
2
Plug the player into the AC outlet.
Use a LAN cable to connect to the LAN
(100) terminal on the player.
LAN cable
(not supplied)
Internet
ADSL modem/ Broadband
Cable modem router
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Using a shielded interface cable (LAN cable),
straight or crossing, is recommended.
Wireless Setup
Use the wireless LAN that is built into
the player.
to AC outlet
3
Press [/1 to turn on the player.
4
Turn on the TV and set the input
selector on your TV. This will
show the signal from the player
on your TV screen.
LAN cable (not supplied)
Wireless LAN ADSL modem/ Internet
router
Cable modem
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5
Perform [Easy Initial Settings].
Follow the on-screen instructions to
make the basic settings using
</M/m/, and ENTER on the
remote.
</M/m/,
b
When [Easy Initial Settings] is complete,
select [Easy Network Settings] to use the
network functions of the player.
Getting Started
ENTER
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Playback
Playing a Disc
For playable discs, see page 38.
1
2
Switch the input selector on your
TV so that the signal from the
player appears on your TV screen.
Enjoying BONUSVIEW/
BD-LIVE
Some BD-ROMs with the “BD-LIVE”
logo* have bonus contents and other
data that can be downloaded for your
enjoyment.
*
1
Press Z OPEN/CLOSE, and place
a disc on the disc tray.
Connect a USB memory to the
USB jack on the player (page 10).
Use a 1 GB or larger USB memory
as your local storage.
2
Prepare for BD-LIVE (BD-LIVE
only).
• Connect the player to a network
(page 18).
• Set [BD Internet Connection] to
[Allow] (page 30).
Playing side facing down
3
Press Z OPEN/CLOSE to close the
disc tray.
Playback starts.
If playback does not start
automatically, select
in the
[Video],
[Music], or
[Photo]
category, and press ENTER.
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3
Insert a BD-ROM with
BONUSVIEW/BD-LIVE.
The operation method differs
depending on the disc. Refer to the
instruction manual supplied with the
disc.
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To delete data in the USB memory, select
[Erase BD Data] in the
[Video], and press
ENTER. All data stored in the buda folder will
be erased.
Enjoying Blu-ray 3D
Example: when playing a BD-ROM
You can enjoy a Blu-ray 3D Disc with
the “Blu-ray 3D” logo*.
*
1
• Connect the player to your 3Dcompatible devices using a High
Speed HDMI Cable.
• Set [3D Output Setting] and [TV
Screen Size Setting for 3D] in the
[Screen Settings] setup (page 28).
A Output resolution/Video frequency
Insert a Blu-ray 3D Disc.
D The currently selected audio setting
The operation method differs
depending on the disc. Refer to the
instruction manual supplied with the
disc.
E Available functions (
angle,
audio,
subtitle)
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Refer also to the instruction manuals supplied
with your TV and the connected device.
Displaying the play
information
You can view the playback information,
etc., by pressing DISPLAY.
The displayed information differs
depending on the disc type and player
status.
B Title number or name
Playback
2
Prepare for Blu-ray 3D Disc
playback.
C The currently selected angle
F Playback information
Displays the Play mode, Playing
status bar, Disc type, Video codec,
Bitrate, Repeat type, Elapsed time,
and Total playing time.
G Chapter number
Playing from a USB
Device
For “Playable types of files”, see
page 39.
1
Connect the USB device to the
USB jack on the player (page 10).
Refer to the instruction manual
supplied with the USB device before
connecting.
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2
Select
[Video],
[Music],
or
[Photo] on the home menu
using </,.
3
Select
[USB device] using M/
m, and press ENTER.
Playing via a Network
Enjoying Sony Entertainment
Network
A Control display
Press </M/m/, or ENTER for
playback operations.
B Playing status bar
Status bar, Cursor indicating the
current position, Playing time,
Duration of the video file
Sony Entertainment Network serves as a
gateway, delivering the selected Internet
content and a variety of on-demand
entertainment straight to your player.
C Network condition
indicates the signal strength for
wireless connection.
indicates the wired connection.
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• Some Internet content requires registration
via a PC before it can be played.
For further details, visit the following
website:
http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/
• Some Internet content may not be available
in some regions/countries.
D Network transmission speed
1
Connect the player to a network
(page 18).
2
3
Press SEN button on the remote.
Select an Internet content and a
variety of on-demand
entertainment using </M/m/,,
and press ENTER.
Video streaming control panel
The control panel appears when the
video file starts playing. The displayed
items may differ depending on Internet
content providers.
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To display again, press DISPLAY.
E The file name of the next video
F The file name of the current video
selection
Playing files on a Home
Network (DLNA)
A DLNA-compatible product can play
video/music/photo files stored on
another DLNA-compatible product via a
network.
1
Prepare to use DLNA.
• Connect the player to a network
(page 18).
• Prepare the other necessary
DLNA-compatible products.
Refer to the instruction manual
supplied with the product.
To play a file from a DLNA server via
this unit (DLNA player)
Server
Player
You can play music files on the player
(PARTY host) in other rooms
simultaneously through Sony products
(PARTY guest) which are compatible
with DLNA and the PARTY
STREAMING function, or vice versa.
1
To play a file from a DLNA server via
another product (Renderer)
Prepare for PARTY STREAMING.
• Connect the player to a network
(page 18).
• Connect the products which are
compatible with the PARTY
STREAMING function to a
network.
When you play files from a DLNA
Server on this unit, you can use a DLNA
Controller-compatible product (a phone,
etc.), to control playback.
Playback
Select the DLNA server icon from
[Video], [Music], or
[Photo], then
choose the file you want to play.
Playing the same music in
different rooms (PARTY
STREAMING)
To use the player as PARTY host
Server
Renderer
Select a track in
[Music], then select
[Start PARTY] from the options menu to
start a PARTY.
To use the player as PARTY guest
Controller
Control this unit using a DLNA
controller. Refer to the instruction
manual supplied with the DLNA
controller.
Select
[PARTY] in [Music], then
select the PARTY host product icon.
b
The sale and product lineup of products that
are compatible with the PARTY
STREAMING function differ depending on
the area.
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x
Available Options
Various settings and playback
operations are available by pressing
OPTIONS. The available items differ
depending on the situation.
x
x
Common options
x
[Repeat Setting]: Sets the repeat
mode.
x
x
x
x
[3D Menu]:
– [Simulated 3D]: Adjusts the
simulated 3D effect.
– [3D Depth Adjustment]: Adjusts the
depth of 3D image.
– [2D Playback]: Sets playback to 2D
image.
[Play]/[Stop]: Starts or stops the
playback.
[Play from beginning]: Plays the
item from the beginning.
x
x
x
[Video] only
x
[3D Output Setting]: Sets whether or
x
[A/V SYNC]: Adjusts the gap between
not to output 3D video automatically.
picture and sound, by delaying the
sound output in relation to the picture
output (0 to 120 milliseconds).
x
x
x
x
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[Video Settings]:
– [Picture Quality Mode]: Selects the
picture settings for different lighting
environments.
– [BNR]: Reduces the mosaic-like
block noise in the picture.
– [MNR]: Reduces minor noise
around the picture outlines
(mosquito noise).
[Pause]: Pauses the playback.
[Top Menu]: Displays the BD’s or
DVD’s Top Menu.
[Menu]/[Popup Menu]: Displays the
BD-ROM’s Pop-up Menu or DVD’s
menu.
[Title Search]: Searches for a title on
BD-ROMs/DVD VIDEOs and starts
playback from the beginning.
[Chapter Search]: Searches for a
chapter and starts playback from the
beginning.
[Audio]: Switches the language track
when multilingual tracks are recorded
on BD-ROMs/DVD VIDEOs. Selects
the sound track on CDs.
[Subtitle]: Switches the subtitle
language when multilingual subtitles
are recorded on BD-ROMs/DVD
VIDEOs.
[Angle]: Switches to other viewing
angles when multi-angles are
recorded on BD-ROMs/DVD
VIDEOs.
[IP Content Noise Reduction]:
Adjusts the picture quality of Internet
contents.
[Video Search]: Displays
information on the BD-ROM/DVDROM based on Gracenote technology.
Searches for related information using
keywords from Gracenote when
selecting [Cast] or [Related].
Displays a list of titles when selecting
[Playback History] or [Search
History].
[Music] only
x
x
x
[Add Slideshow BGM]: Registers
music files in the USB memory as
slideshow background music (BGM).
[Start PARTY]: Starts a PARTY with
the selected source. This item may not
appear depending on the source.
[Leave PARTY]: Leaves from a
PARTY which the player is
participating in. The PARTY
STREAMING function continues
among other participating products.
x
x
[Close PARTY]: Closes a PARTY
Playback
which the player is participating in.
The PARTY STREAMING function
ends for all other participating
products.
[Music Search]: Displays
information on the audio CD (CDDA) based on Gracenote technology.
Searches for related information using
keywords from Gracenote when
selecting [Track], [Artist] or
[Related].
Displays a list of titles when selecting
[Playback History] or [Search
History].
[Photo] only
x
[Slideshow Speed]: Changes the
x
[Slideshow Effect]: Sets the effect
slideshow speed.
for slideshows.
x
[Slideshow BGM]:
x
– [Off]: Turns off the function.
– [My Music from USB]: Sets the
music files registered in [Add
Slideshow BGM].
– [Play from Music CD]: Sets the
tracks in CD-DAs.
[Change Display]: Switches
between [Grid View] and [List View].
[Slideshow]: Plays a slideshow.
[Rotate Left]: Rotates the photo
counterclockwise by 90 degrees.
[Rotate Right]: Rotates the photo
clockwise by 90 degrees.
x
x
x
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Internet browser display
Internet
Browsing Websites
You can connect to the Internet and
enjoy websites.
1
You can check the website information
by pressing DISPLAY.
The display information differs
depending on the website and page
status.
Prepare the Internet Browser.
Connect the player to a network
(page 18).
2
Select
[Network] on the home
menu using </,.
3
Select
[Internet Browser]
using M/m, and press ENTER.
z
This browser does not support some websites
functions, and some websites may not be
shown correctly.
To enter a URL
Select [URL entry] from the options
menu. Enter the URL using the software
keyboard, then select [Enter].
To set the default start page
While displaying the page you want to
set, select [Set as start page] from the
options menu.
To return to the previous page
Select [Previous page] from the options
menu.
When the previous page does not appear
even if you select [Previous page], select
[Window List] from the options menu
and select the page you want to return to
from the list.
To quit the Internet browser
Press HOME.
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A Page title
B Page address
C Cursor
Move by pressing </M/m/,.
Place the cursor on the link you want
to view, then press ENTER. The
linked website is displayed.
D SSL icon
Displays when the website is
protected and connected safely.
E Signal strength indicator (wireless
network connection only)
F Progress bar/Loading icon
Appears when the page is being
read, or during file download/
transfer.
G Text input field
Press ENTER and select [Input]
from the options menu to display the
software keyboard.
H Scroll bar
Press </M/m/, to move the page
display left, up, down or right.
x
Available options
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
Internet
Various settings and operations are
available by pressing OPTIONS.
The available items differ depending on
the situation.
x [Browser Setup]: Displays the
Internet Browser settings.
– [Zoom]: Increases or decreases the
size of the displayed contents.
– [JavaScript Setup]: Enables or
disables JavaScript.
– [Cookie Setup]: Sets whether or not
to accept cookies.
– [SSL Alarm Display]: Enables or
disables SSL.
x [Input]: Displays the software
keyboard to enter characters while
browsing a website.
x [Break]: Moves the cursor to the next
line in the text input field.
x [Delete]: Erases one character on the
left side of the cursor during text
input.
x [Window List]: Displays a list of
currently opened website windows.
Allows you to return to a previously
displayed website by selecting the
window.
x [Bookmark List]: Displays the
bookmark list.
x [URL entry]: Allows you to enter a
URL when the software keyboard is
displayed.
[Set as start page]: Sets the
currently displayed website as the
default start page.
[Open in new window]: Opens a link
in a new window.
[Character encoding]: Sets the
character code.
[Display certificate]: View server
certificates sent from pages that
support SSL.
[Previous page]/[Next page]:
Moves to the previous/next page.
[Cancel loading]: Stops loading a
page.
[Reload]: Reloads the same page.
[Add to Bookmark]: Adds the
currently displayed website to the
bookmark list.
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x [TV Type]
Settings and Adjustments
Using the Settings
Displays
Select
[Setup] on the home menu
when you need to change the settings of
the player.
The default settings are underlined.
1
Select
[Setup] on the home
menu using </,.
2
Select the setup category icon
using M/m, and press ENTER.
[16:9]: Select this when connecting to a
wide-screen TV or a TV with a wide
mode function.
[4:3]: Select this when connecting to a
4:3 screen TV without a wide mode
function.
x [Screen Format]
[Full]: Select this when connecting to a
TV with a wide mode function. Displays
a 4:3 screen picture in 16:9 aspect ratio
even on a wide-screen TV.
[Normal]: Changes the picture size to fit
the screen size with the original picture
aspect ratio.
x [DVD Aspect Ratio]
[Letter Box]: Displays a wide picture
with black bands on the top and bottom.
[Network Update]
Select [OK] to update the player’s
software via the network.
z
• We recommend performing the network
update every 2 months or so.
• For information about update functions,
visit the following website:
http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/
[Pan & Scan]: Displays a full-height
picture on the entire screen, with
trimmed sides.
[Screen Settings]
x [Cinema Conversion Mode]
x [3D Output Setting]
[Auto]: Normally select this.
[Off]: Select this to display all content in
2D.
x [TV Screen Size Setting for 3D]
Sets the screen size of your 3Dcompatible TV.
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[Auto]: Normally select this. The player
automatically detects whether the
material is video-based or film-based,
and switches to the appropriate
conversion method.
[Video]: The conversion method suited
for video-based material will always be
selected regardless of the material.
x [Output Video Format]
x [HDMI Deep Color Output]
[HDMI]: Normally select [Auto]. Select
[Original Resolution] to output the
resolution recorded on the disc. When
the resolution is lower than the SD
resolution, it is scaled up to the SD
resolution.
[Video]: Automatically sets the lowest
resolution.
[Auto]: Normally select this.
[16bit]/[12bit]/[10bit]: Outputs 16bit/
12bit/10bit video signals when the
connected TV is compatible with Deep
Color.
[Off]: Select this when the picture is
unstable or colors appear unnatural.
x [Pause Mode]
x [BD-ROM 24p Output]
x [DVD-ROM 24p Output]
[Auto]: Outputs 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz
video signals only when connecting a
1080/24p-compatible TV using the
HDMI OUT jack.
[Off]: Select this when your TV is not
compatible with 1080/24p video signals.
x [YCbCr/RGB (HDMI)]
[Auto]: Automatically detects the
connected TV type, and switches to the
matching color setting.
[YCbCr (4:2:2)]: Outputs YCbCr 4:2:2
video signals.
[YCbCr (4:4:4)]: Outputs YCbCr 4:4:4
video signals.
[RGB]: Outputs RGB video signals.
[Auto]: Normally select this. Dynamic
moving pictures appear without blurring.
[Frame]: Displays static pictures at high
resolution.
[Audio Settings]
x [Audio (HDMI)]
[Auto]: Normally select this. Outputs
audio signals according to the status of
the connected HDMI device.
[PCM]: Outputs PCM signals from the
HDMI OUT jack.
Settings and Adjustments
[Auto]: Outputs 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz
video signals only when connecting a
1080/24p-compatible TV using the
HDMI OUT jack.
[On]: Turns on the function.
[Off]: Select this when your TV is not
compatible with 1080/24p video signals.
x [DSD Output Mode]
[On]: Outputs DSD signals from the
HDMI OUT jack when playing a Super
Audio CD. When [On] is selected, no
signal is output from other jacks.
[Off]: Outputs PCM signals from the
HDMI OUT jack when playing a Super
Audio CD.
x [BD Audio MIX Setting]
[On]: Outputs the audio obtained by
mixing the interactive and secondary
audio to the primary audio.
[Off]: Outputs the primary audio only.
Select this to output HD audio signals to
an AV amplifier (receiver).
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x [Dolby Digital / DTS]
[Downmix PCM]: Converts to output
Linear PCM signals. Select this when
connecting an audio device without a
built-in Dolby Digital or DTS decoder.
[Bitstream]: Select this when connecting
an audio device with a built-in Dolby
Digital or DTS decoder.
x [DTS Neo:6]
[Cinema]/[Music]: Outputs the
simulated multi-channel sound from 2
channel sources via the HDMI OUT jack
according to the capability of the
connected device using DTS Neo:6
Cinema or DTS Neo:6 Music mode.
[Off]: Outputs the sound with its original
number of channels via the HDMI OUT
jack.
x [Audio DRC]
[Auto]: Performs playback at the
dynamic range specified by the disc
(BD-ROM only). Other discs are played
back at the [On] level.
[On]: Performs playback at a standard
compression level.
[Off]: No compression works. A more
dynamic sound is produced.
x [Downmix]
[Surround]: Outputs audio signals with
surround effects. Select this when
connecting an audio device that supports
Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) or DTS
Neo:6.
[Stereo]: Outputs audio signals without
surround effects. Select this when
connecting an audio device that does not
support Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) or
DTS Neo:6.
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[BD/DVD Viewing
Settings]
x [BD/DVD Menu Language]
Selects the default menu language for
BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.
Select [Select Language Code], and
enter the code for your language,
referring to “Language code list”
(page 42).
x [Audio Language]
Selects the default track language for
BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.
When you select [Original], the
language given priority in the disc is
selected.
Select [Select Language Code], and
enter the code for your language,
referring to “Language code list”
(page 42).
x [Subtitle Language]
Selects the default subtitle language for
BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.
Select [Select Language Code], and
enter the code for your language,
referring to “Language code list”
(page 42).
x [BD Hybrid Disc Playback Layer]
[BD]: Plays BD layer.
[DVD/CD]: Plays DVD or CD layer.
x [BD Internet Connection]
[Allow]: Normally select this.
[Do not allow]: Prohibits Internet
connection.
[Parental Control
Settings]
[Music Settings]
x [Super Audio CD Playback Layer]
x [Password]
Sets or changes the password for the
Parental Control function. A password
allows you to set a restriction on BDROM or DVD VIDEO, and Internet
video playback. If necessary, you can
differentiate the restriction levels for
BD-ROMs, DVD VIDEOs, and Internet
videos.
[Super Audio CD]: Plays the Super
Audio CD layer.
[CD]: Plays the CD layer.
x [Super Audio CD Playback
Channel]
[DSD 2ch]: Plays the 2ch area.
[DSD Multi]: Plays the multi-channel
area.
Playback of some BD-ROMs, DVD
VIDEOs, or Internet videos can be
limited according to the geographic area.
Scenes may be blocked or replaced with
different scenes. Follow the on-screen
instructions and enter your four-digit
password.
[System Settings]
x [OSD Language]
Selects on-screen display language for
your player.
x [Dimmer]
x [BD Parental Control] /
[DVD Parental Control] /
[Internet Video Parental Control]
By setting Parental Control, scenes can
be blocked or replaced with different
scenes. Follow the on-screen
instructions and enter your four-digit
password.
x [Internet Video Unrated]
[Allow]: Allows the playback of unrated
Internet videos.
[Block]: Blocks the playback of unrated
Internet videos.
Settings and Adjustments
x [Parental Control Area Code]
[Bright]: Bright lighting.
[Dark]: Low lighting.
[Off]: Turns off the lighting during
playback. Low lighting other than during
playback.
x [Control for HDMI]
[On]: The following BRAVIA Sync
features are available:
– One-Touch Play
– System Power-Off
– Language Follow
[Off]: Turns off the function.
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For details, refer to the instruction manual
supplied with the TV or components.
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x [HDMI: Linked to TV-off]
x [System Information]
[On]: Automatically turns off the player
and HDMI-compatible components
when the connected TV enters standby
mode (BRAVIA Sync).
[Off]: Turns off the function.
Displays the player’s software version
information and the MAC address.
x [Software License Information]
Displays information about the Software
License.
x [Quick Start Mode]
[On]: Shortens the startup time when
turning on the player.
[Off]: Reduces standby power
consumption.
x [Auto Display]
[On]: Automatically displays
information on the screen when
changing the viewing titles, picture
modes, audio signals, etc.
[Off]: Displays information only when
you press DISPLAY.
x [Screen Saver]
[On]: Turns on the screen saver function.
The screen saver image appears when
you do not use the player for more than
10 minutes while an on-screen display is
displayed.
[Off]: Turns off the function.
x [Software Update Notification]
[On]: Sets the player to inform you of
newer software version information
(page 28).
[Off]: Turns off the function.
x [Gracenote Settings]
[Auto]: Automatically downloads disc
information when disc playback stops.
Connect to the network for
downloading.
[Manual]: Downloads the disc
information when [Video Search] or
[Music Search] is selected.
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[Network Settings]
x [Internet Settings]
Connect the player to the network
beforehand. For details, see “Step 3:
Preparing for Network Connection”
(page 18).
[Wired Setup]: Select this when you
connect to a broadband router using a
LAN cable.
[Wireless Setup(built-in)]: Select this
when you use the wireless LAN that is
built into the player for wireless network
connection.
[View Network Status]: Displays the
current network status.
z
For further details, visit the following website
and check the FAQ contents:
http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/
x [Network Connection
Diagnostics]
Checks for the proper network
connection by running the network
diagnostics.
x [Connection Server Settings]
Sets whether or not to display the
connected server.
x [Renderer Options]
[Auto Access Permission]: Sets whether
or not to allow automatic access from
newly detected DLNA controllercompatible product.
[Renderer Name]: Displays the player’s
name as it is listed on other DLNA
products on the network.
x [Renderer Access Control]
Displays a list of DLNA controllercompatible products and sets whether or
not each product is accessible via this
player.
[On]: Starts a PARTY or joins an
existing PARTY at the request of a
networked product compatible with the
PARTY STREAMING function.
[Off]: Turns off the function.
x [Media Remote Device
Registration]
Registers your “Media Remote” device.
x [Registered Media Remote
Devices]
x [Easy Initial Settings]
Select [Easy Initial Settings] to specify
the basic settings. Follow the on-screen
instructions.
x [Easy Network Settings]
Select [Easy Network Settings] to
specify the network settings. Follow the
on-screen instructions.
[Resetting]
x [Reset to Factory Default Settings]
You can reset the player settings to the
factory default by selecting the group of
settings. All the settings within the group
will be reset.
Settings and Adjustments
x [PARTY Auto Start]
[Easy Setup]
x [Initialize Personal Information]
You can erase your personal information
stored in the player.
Displays a list of your registered “Media
Remote” devices.
x [Remote Start]
[On]: Turns on or off the player using
your “Media Remote” when connecting
to the network.
[Off]: Turns off the functions.
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Output] setting in the [Screen Settings]
setup (page 29).
Additional Information
Troubleshooting
The display language on the screen
switches automatically when
connected to the HDMI OUT jack.
If you experience any of the following
difficulties while using the player, use
this troubleshooting guide to help
remedy the problem before requesting
repairs. Should any problem persist,
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
, When [Control for HDMI] is set to
[On] (page 31), the display language
on the screen automatically switches
according to the language setting of the
connected TV (if you change the
setting on your TV, etc.).
Picture
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Sound
There is no picture or the picture is
not output correctly.
There is no sound or the sound is not
output correctly.
, Check that all the connecting cables
are securely connected (page 15).
, Switch the input selector on your TV
to display the signal from the player.
, Reset the video output resolution to the
lowest resolution by pressing x on the
player for more than 10 seconds.
, For HDMI connections, try the
following: 1Turn the player off and
on again. 2Turn the connected
equipment off and on again.
3Disconnect and then reconnect the
HDMI cable.
, The HDMI OUT jack is connected to a
DVI device that does not support
copyright protection technology.
, For HDMI connections, check the
[Output Video Format] settings in the
[Screen Settings] setup (page 29).
, When the analog signals are also
output, set [BD-ROM 24p Output] or
[DVD-ROM 24p Output] to [Off] in
the [Screen Settings] setup (page 29).
, For BD-ROMs, check the [BD-ROM
24p Output] or [DVD-ROM 24p
, Check that all the connecting cables
are securely connected (page 15).
, Switch the input selector on your AV
amplifier (receiver) so that the audio
signals of the player are output from
your AV amplifier (receiver).
, If the audio signal does not come
through the DIGITAL OUT
(OPTICAL/COAXIAL)/HDMI OUT
jack, check the audio settings
(page 29).
, For HDMI connections, try the
following: 1Turn the player off and
on again. 2Turn the connected
equipment off and on again.
3Disconnect and then reconnect the
HDMI cable.
, For HDMI connections, if the player is
connected to a TV through an AV
amplifier (receiver), try connecting the
HDMI cable directly to the TV. Refer
also to the instruction manual supplied
with the AV amplifier (receiver).
, The HDMI OUT jack is connected to a
DVI device (DVI jacks do not accept
audio signals).
, The device connected to the HDMI
OUT jack does not support the audio
format of the player. Check the audio
settings (page 29).
The HD Audio (Dolby Digital Plus,
Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High
Resolution Audio, and DTS-HD
Master Audio) is not output by
bitstream.
, Set [BD Audio MIX Setting] to [Off]
in the [Audio Settings] setup
(page 29).
, Check that the connected AV amplifier
(receiver) is compatible with each HD
Audio format.
, Check if the USB device is on.
, If the USB device is connected via a
USB hub, connect the USB device
directly to the player.
Sony Entertainment Network
The picture/sound is poor/certain
programs display a loss of detail,
especially during fast-motion or dark
scenes.
, Set [BD Audio MIX Setting] to [On] in
the [Audio Settings] setup (page 29).
The picture is small.
, Press M to zoom in.
Disc
The disc does not play.
, The disc is dirty or skewed.
, The disc is upside down. Insert the disc
with the playback side facing down.
, The disc has a format that cannot be
played back by this player (page 38).
, The player cannot play a recorded disc
that is not correctly finalized.
, The region code on the BD or DVD
does not match the player.
USB device
The player does not detect a USB
device connected to the player.
, Make sure that the USB device is
securely connected to the USB jack.
, Check if the USB device or a cable is
damaged.
Network connection
Additional Information
The interactive audio is not output.
, Picture/sound quality may be
improved by changing the connection
speed. Recommended connection
speed is of at least 2.5 Mbps for
standard definition video (10 Mbps for
high definition video).
The player cannot connect to the
network.
, Check the network connection
(page 18) and the network settings
(page 32).
You cannot connect your PC to the
Internet after [Wi-Fi Protected Setup
(WPS)] is performed.
, The wireless settings of the router may
change automatically if you use the
Wi-Fi Protected Setup function before
adjusting the settings of the router. In
this case, change the wireless settings
of your PC accordingly.
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You cannot connect the player to the
wireless LAN router.
, Check if the wireless LAN router is on.
, Depending on the surrounding
environment, such as the wall material,
radio wave receiving condition, or
obstacles between the player and the
wireless LAN router, the
communication distance may be
shortened. Move the player and the
wireless LAN router closer to each
other.
, Devices that use a 2.4 GHz frequency
band, such as a microwave, Bluetooth,
or digital cordless device, may
interrupt the communication. Move
the player away from such devices, or
turn off such devices.
The desired wireless router do not
appear in the wireless network list.
, Press RETURN to return to the
previous screen, and try wireless setup
again. If the desired wireless router is
still not detected, press RETURN to
select [Manual registration].
The message [A new software version
is available. Please go to the “Setup”
section of the menu and select
“Network update” to perform the
update.] appears on the screen when
turning the player on.
, See [Network Update] (page 28) to
update the player to a newer software
version.
You cannot start the PARTY
STREAMING function.
, Check that [PARTY Auto Start] is set
to [On] in [Network Settings]
(page 33).
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Control for HDMI (BRAVIA
Sync)
The [Control for HDMI] function does
not work (BRAVIA Sync).
, Check that [Control for HDMI] is set
to [On] (page 31).
, If you change the HDMI connection,
turn the player off and on again.
, If power failure occurs, set [Control
for HDMI] to [Off], then set [Control
for HDMI] to [On] (page 31).
, Check the following and refer to the
instruction manual supplied with the
component.
– the connected component is
compatible with the [Control for
HDMI] function.
– the connected component’s setting
for the [Control for HDMI] function
is correct.
, When you connect the player to a TV
through an AV amplifier (receiver),
– if the AV amplifier (receiver) is not
compatible with the [Control for
HDMI] function, you may be unable
to control the TV from the player.
– if you change the HDMI
connection, disconnect and
reconnect the AC power cord, or a
power failure occurs, try the
following: 1Switch the input
selector of the AV amplifier
(receiver) so that the picture from
the player appears on the TV screen.
2Set [Control for HDMI] to [Off],
then set [Control for HDMI] to [On]
(page 31). Refer to the instruction
manual supplied with the AV
amplifier (receiver).
The System Power-Off function does
not work (BRAVIA Sync).
, Check that [Control for HDMI] and
[HDMI: Linked to TV-off] are set to
[On] (page 31).
Others
Playback does not start from the
beginning of content.
, Press OPTIONS, and select [Play from
beginning].
Playback does not start from the
resume point where you last stopped
playing.
The disc tray does not open and
“LOCK” or “D ON” appears on the
front panel display.
, When “LOCK” appears, the player is
locked. To cancel the Child Lock, hold
down N on the player until
“UNLCK” appears on the front panel
display (page 10).
, When “D ON” appears, contact your
Sony dealer or local authorized Sony
service facility.
, Try the following: 1Turn the player
off, and disconnect the AC power cord.
2Reconnect the AC power cord while
pressing down Z on the player.
3Keep pressing down Z on the player
until the tray opens. 4Remove the
disc. 5When “OPEN” appears on the
front panel display, hold down [/1 on
the player for more than 10 seconds
until the player turns off.
“Exxxx” or “TEMP” appears on the
front panel display.
, When “Exxxx” appears, contact your
nearest Sony dealer or local authorized
Sony service facility and give the error
code.
, When “TEMP” appears, place the
player in a location with adequate
ventilation to prevent heat build-up in
the player. “TEMP” will appear for a
short time.
Additional Information
, The resume point may be cleared from
memory depending on the disc when
– you open the disc tray.
– you disconnect the USB device.
– you play other content.
– you turn off the player.
The disc tray does not open and you
cannot remove the disc even after you
press Z.
The player does not respond to any
button.
, Moisture has condensed inside the
player (page 4).
, Hold down [/1 on the player for more
than 10 seconds until the player turns
off.
If the player still does not respond to
any button, disconnect then reconnect
the AC power cord.
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Supplied accessories
Specifications
See page 14.
System
Specifications and design are subject to
change without notice.
Laser: Semiconductor laser
Inputs and outputs
(Jack name:
Jack type/Output level/Load
impedance)
LINE OUT R-AUDIO-L:
Phono jack/2 Vrms/10 kilohms
DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL):
Optical output jack/–18 dBm
(wave length 660 nm)
DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL):
Phono jack/0.5 Vp-p/75 ohms
HDMI OUT:
HDMI 19-pin standard connector
LINE OUT VIDEO:
Phono jack/1.0 Vp-p/75 ohms
LAN (100):
100BASE-TX Terminal
USB:
USB jack Type A (For connecting a
USB memory, memory card reader,
digital still camera, and digital video
camera)
Wireless
Wireless LAN standard:
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Frequency range:
2.4 GHz band: Channels 1-11
Modulation:
DSSS and OFDM
Playable discs
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BD-ROM
BD-R*2/BD-RE*2
DVD*3
DVD-ROM
DVD-R/DVD-RW
DVD+R/DVD+RW
CD*3
CD-DA (Music CD)
CD-ROM
CD-R/CD-RW
Super Audio CD
*1
*2
*3
General
Power requirements: 120 V AC, 60 Hz
Power consumption: 16 W
Dimensions (approx.):
430 mm × 199 mm × 42 mm
(17 in. × 7 7/8 in. × 1 11/16 in.)
(width/depth/height)
incl. projecting parts
Mass (approx.): 1.5 kg (3 lb 5 oz)
Operating temperature:
5 ºC to 35 ºC (41 °F to 95 °F)
Operating humidity:
25 % to 80 %
Blu-ray
Disc*1
Since the Blu-ray Disc specifications are
new and evolving, some discs may not be
playable depending on the disc type and the
version.
The audio output differs depending on the
source, connected output jack, and selected
audio settings.
BD-RE: Ver.2.1
BD-R: Ver.1.1, 1.2, 1.3 including organic
pigment type BD-R (LTH type)
The BD-Rs recorded on a PC cannot be
played if postscripts are recordable.
A CD or DVD disc will not play if it has not
been correctly finalized. For more
information, refer to the instruction manual
supplied with the recording device.
Discs that cannot be played
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
BDs with cartridge
BDXLs
DVD-RAMs
HD DVDs
DVD Audio discs
PHOTO CDs
Data part of CD-Extras
Super VCDs
Audio material side on DualDiscs
• A disc recorded in a color system other
than NTSC, such as PAL (this player
conforms to the NTSC color system).
Note on Discs
Playable types of files
Video
This product is designed to playback
discs that conform to the Compact Disc
(CD) standard. DualDiscs and some of
the music discs encoded with copyright
protection technologies do not conform
to the Compact Disc (CD) standard,
therefore, these discs may not be
playable by this product.
Note on playback operations of BDs/
DVDs
Note about double-layer BDs/DVDs
The playback pictures and sound may be
momentarily interrupted when the layers
switch.
Region code (BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO
only)
Your player has a region code printed on
the rear of the unit and will only play
BD-ROMs/DVD VIDEOs labeled with
identical region codes or ALL .
Region code
Extensions
MPEG-1 Video/
PS*1*2
MPEG-2 Video/PS,
TS*1*3
“.mpg,” “.mpeg,”
“.m2ts,” “.mts”
MPEG-4 AVC*1*2
“.mkv,” “.mp4,”
“.m4v,” “.m2ts,”
“.mts”
WMV9*1*2
“.wmv,” “.asf”
AVCHD
*2*4
Xvid
*5
“.avi”
Music
File format
Extensions
MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio “.mp3”
Layer III)
AAC/HE-AAC*1*2*6
“.m4a”
WMA9
Standard*1*2*6
“.wma”
LPCM
“.wav”
Additional Information
Some playback operations of BDs/
DVDs may be intentionally set by
software producers. Since this player
plays BDs/DVDs according to the disc
contents the software producers
designed, some playback features may
not be available.
File format
Photo
File format
Extensions
JPEG
“.jpg,” “.jpeg”
PNG
“.png*7”
GIF
“.gif*7”
MPO
“.mpo”*8
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*1
*2
*3
*4
*5
*6
*7
*8
The player does not play coded files such as
DRM.
The player may not play this file format on
a DLNA server.
The player can only play standard
definition video on a DLNA server.
This player can play AVCHD Ver.2.0
format.
The player plays AVCHD format files that
are recorded on a digital video camera, etc.
The AVCHD format disc will not play if it
has not been correctly finalized.
The player does not play coded files such as
Lossless.
The player does not play animated PNG or
animated GIF files.
For MPO files other than 3D, the key image
or the first image is displayed.
b
• Some files may not play depending on the
file format, file encoding, recording
condition, or DLNA server condition.
• Some files edited on a PC may not play.
• The player can recognize the following files
or folders in BDs, DVDs, CDs and USB
devices:
– up to folders in the 9th layer, including the
root folder
– up to 500 files/folders in a single layer
• The player can recognize the following files
or folders stored in the DLNA server:
– up to folders in the 19th layer
– up to 999 files/folders in a single layer
• Some USB devices may not work with this
player.
• The player can recognize Mass Storage
Class (MSC) devices (such as flash memory
or an HDD), Still Image Capture Device
(SICD) class devices and 101 keyboard.
• To avoid data corruption or damage to the
USB memory or devices, turn off the player
when connecting or removing the USB
memory or devices.
• The player may not play high bit rate video
files on DATA CDs smoothly. You are
recommended to play such files using
DATA DVDs or DATA BDs.
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About wireless LAN security
Since communication via the wireless
LAN function is established by radio
waves, the wireless signal may be
susceptible to interception. To protect
wireless communication, this player
supports various security functions. Be
sure to correctly configure the security
settings in accordance with your network
environment.
No Security
Although you can easily make settings,
anyone can intercept wireless
communication or intrude into your
wireless network, even without any
sophisticated tools. Keep in mind that
there is a risk of unauthorized access or
interception of data.
WEP
WEP applies security to
communications to prevent outsiders
from intercepting communications or
intruding into your wireless network.
WEP is a legacy security technology that
enables older devices, which do not
support TKIP/AES, to be connected.
WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (TKIP)
TKIP is a security technology developed
to correct the deficiencies of WEP. TKIP
assures a higher security level than
WEP.
WPA-PSK (AES), WPA2-PSK (AES)
AES is a security technology that uses an
advanced security method that is distinct
from WEP and TKIP.
AES assures a higher security level than
WEP or TKIP.
Notes About the Discs
While holding down -TV- [/1, enter the
TV manufacturer’s code using the
number buttons.
If more than one code number is listed,
try entering them one at a time until you
find the one that works with your TV.
Manufacturer
Code number
Sony
01 (default)
Hitachi
02
LG/Goldstar
04
Mitsubishi/MGA
13
NEC
04
Panasonic
19
Philips
21
Pioneer
16
RCA
10
Samsung
20
Sharp
18
Toshiba
07
Additional Information
• To keep the disc
clean, handle the
disc by its edge. Do
not touch the
surface.
Dust, fingerprints, or scratches on the
disc may cause it to malfunction.
• Do not expose the disc to direct
sunlight or heat sources such as hot air
ducts, or leave it in a car parked in
direct sunlight as the temperature may
rise considerably inside the car.
• After playing, store the disc in its case.
• Clean the disc with a
cleaning cloth. Wipe
the disc from the
center out.
• Do not use solvents
such as benzine,
thinner, commercially available disc/
lens cleaners, or anti-static spray
intended for vinyl LPs.
• If you have printed the disc’s label, dry
the label before playing.
• Do not use the following discs.
– A lens cleaning disc.
– A disc that has a non-standard shape
(e.g., card, heart).
– A disc with a label or sticker on it.
– A disc that has cellophane tape or
sticker adhesive on it.
• Do not resurface the playing side of a
disc to remove surface scratches.
Code numbers of controllable
TVs
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Code Language
Language code list
For details, see [BD/DVD Viewing
Settings] (page 30).
The language spellings conform to the
ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard.
Code Language
1027
1032
1044
1051
1053
1059
1061
1067
1079
1097
1105
1130
1144
1149
1151
1165
1171
1181
1186
1196
1209
1226
1233
1239
1248
1254
1261
1283
1297
1299
1301
1307
1313
1327
1334
1347
1350
1353
42
1357
Malay
1358
1363
1369
1379
1403
1417
Burmese
Nepali
Norwegian
Oromo
Punjabi;
Panjabi
Pashto;
Pushto
Quechua
1365
1376
1393
1408
1428
Malese;
Maltese
Nauru
Dutch
Occitan
Oriya
Polish
1436
Portuguese
1481
Kirundi; Rundi
Russian
Sanskrit
Sangho;
Sango
Singhalese;
Sinhalese
Slovenian
Shona
Albanian
Siswati; Swati
1483
1491
1498
1502
RhaetoRomance
Romanian
Kinyarwanda
Sindhi
SerboCroatian
Slovak
1435
Afar
Afrikaans
Arabic
Aymara
Bashkir
Bulgarian
Bislama
Tibetan
Catalan
Czech
Danish
Bhutani;
Dzongkha
English
Spanish
Basque
Finnish
Faroese
Frisian
Scots Gaelic
Guarani
Hausa
Croatian
Armenian
Interlingue
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Javanese
Kazakh
1028
1039
1045
1052
1057
1060
1066
1070
1093
1103
1109
1142
Abkhazian
Amharic
Assamese
Azerbaijani
Byelorussian
Bihari
Bengali
Breton
Corsican
Welsh
German
Greek
1145
1150
1157
1166
1174
1183
1194
1203
1217
1229
1235
1245
1253
1257
1269
1287
1298
Cambodian;
Khmer
Korean
Kurdish
Latin
Laothian; Lao
Latvian
Maori
Malayalam
Moldavian
1300
Esperanto
Estonian
Persian
Fiji
French
Irish
Galician
Gujarati
Hindi
Hungarian
Interlingua
Inupiak
Icelandic
Hebrew
Yiddish
Georgian
Greenlandic;
Kalaallisut
Kannada
1305
1311
1326
1332
1345
1349
1352
1356
Kashmiri
Kirghiz
Lingala
Lithuanian
Malagasy
Macedonian
Mongolian
Marathi
1463
1482
1489
1495
1501
1503
1506
1508
1511
1513
1515
1517
1525
1528
1531
1534
1538
1540
1557
1572
1587
1632
1684
1703
Sundanese
Swahili
Telugu
Thai
Turkmen
Setswana;
Tswana
Turkish
Tatar
Ukrainian
Uzbek
Volapük
Xhosa
Chinese
Not specified
1505
1507
1509
1512
1514
1516
1521
1527
1529
1532
1535
1539
1543
1564
1581
1613
1665
1697
Samoan
Somali
Serbian
Sesotho;
Sotho
southern
Swedish
Tamil
Tajik
Tigrinya
Tagalog
Tonga; Tonga
islands
Tsonga
Twi
Urdu
Vietnamese
Wolof
Yoruba
Zulu
Parental control/area code
For details, see [Parental Control Area
Code] (page 31).
Code Area
Argentina
Austria
Brazil
China
Denmark
France
Greece
India
Ireland
Japan
Luxembourg
Mexico
New Zealand
Pakistan
Poland
Russia
Spain
Switzerland
Thailand
2047
2057
2090
2093
2165
2109
2219
2238
2254
2304
2363
2376
2379
2424
2436
2501
2499
2543
2184
Australia
Belgium
Chile
Colombia
Finland
Germany
Hong Kong
Indonesia
Italy
Korea
Malaysia
Netherlands
Norway
Philippines
Portugal
Singapore
Sweden
Taiwan
United
Kingdom
Additional Information
2044
2046
2070
2092
2115
2174
2200
2248
2239
2276
2333
2362
2390
2427
2428
2489
2149
2086
2528
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The software of this player may be updated in the future. For information about any
available updates and the latest Operating Instructions, please visit the following
website:
http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/
4-410-140-11(1)
© 2012 Sony Corporation
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