Sony BDP-BX38 User Guide Manual

Sony BDP-BX38 User Guide Manual

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Operating Instructions

Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player

BDP-S380/BX38

© 2011 Sony Corporation

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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 Bluray Disc/DVD player is harmful to eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet.

Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.

This label is located on the laser protective housing inside the enclosure.

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.

This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

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.

FCC WARNING

You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.

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.

b

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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

Precautions

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.

The power requirements and power consumption of this player are indicated on the back of the player.

Check that the player’s operating voltage is identical with your local power supply.

Power requirements and power consumption

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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.

• This player should be installed and operated with a minimum distance of at least 20 cm or more between the player and a person’s body

(excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles).

• 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 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.

For the model supplied with the AC plug adaptor

If the AC plug of your unit does not fit into the wall outlet, attach the supplied AC plug adaptor.

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On adjusting volume

Do not turn up the volume while listening to a section with very low level inputs or no audio signals. If you do, your ears and the speakers may be damaged when a peak level section is played.

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.

• 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.

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

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

• “AVCHD” and the “AVCHD” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony

Corporation.

• Java, the coffee cup logo, and all Java based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of

Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. or other countries.

• , “XMB,” and “xross media bar” are trademarks of Sony Corporation and Sony

Computer Entertainment Inc.

• This product incorporates High-Definition

Multimedia Interface (HDMI™) technology.

HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition

Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the

United States and other countries.

• “Blu-ray Disc” is a trademark.

• “Blu-ray Disc,” “DVD+RW,” “DVD-RW,”

“DVD+R,” “DVD-R,” “DVD VIDEO,” and

“CD” logos are trademarks.

• “BD-LIVE,” “BD-LIVE” logo, and

“BONUSVIEW” are trademarks of Blu-ray Disc

Association.

• “x.v.Color” and “x.v.Color” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.

• “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.

• “PhotoTV HD” and the “PhotoTV HD” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.

• MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and

Thomson.

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Table of Contents

WARNING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Guide to Parts and Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Hookups and Settings

Step 1: Connecting the Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

Step 2: Easy Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Connecting to the Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Playback

Playing a Disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Playing from a USB Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Playing via a Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Available Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Settings and Adjustments

Using the Settings Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

[Network Update] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

[Screen Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

[Audio Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

[BD/DVD Viewing Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

[Parental Control Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

[Music Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

[System Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

[Network Settings] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

[Easy Setup] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

[Resetting] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

Additional Information

Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

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• Windows Media is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the

United States and/or other countries.

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 device’s ability to consume PlayReadyprotected content. Revocation should not affect unprotected content or content protected by other content access technologies. Content owners may require you to upgrade PlayReady to access their content. If you decline an upgrade, you will not be able to access content that requires the upgrade.

• This product meets ENERGY STAR

®

guidelines for energy efficiency.

ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered U.S. marks. ENERGY STAR is a registered mark owned by the U.S. government.

• Music and video recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote

®

.

Gracenote is the industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery. For more information, please visit www.gracenote.com.

CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and music and videorelated data from Gracenote, Inc., copyright ©

2000-present Gracenote. Gracenote Software, copyright © 2000-present Gracenote. One or more patents owned by Gracenote apply to this product and service. See the Gracenote website for a nonexhaustive list of applicable Gracenote patents. Gracenote, CDDB, MusicID,

MediaVOCS, the Gracenote logo and logotype, and the “Powered by Gracenote” logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Gracenote in the United States and/or other countries.

• All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.

• Other system and product names are generally trademarks or registered trademarks of the manufacturers. ™ and ® marks are not indicated in this document.

Guide to Parts and Controls

Front panel

z

The N button has a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player.

A

Disc tray

B

Power indicator

Lights up in white when the player is turned on.

C

Remote sensor

D

Front panel display

N

,

X

: Lights up during playback or pause.

: Lights up when enabling the repeat setting.

: Lights up when outputting 720p/

1080i/1080p video signals.

E

(USB) jack

Connect a USB device to this jack.

F

G

H

I x

Z

(stop)

N

(play)

(open/close)

[ / 1

(on/standby)

Turns on the player, or sets to standby mode.

To lock the disc tray (Child Lock)

You can lock the disc tray to prevent it being opened by mistake.

When the player is turned on, hold down

N on the player for more than 10 seconds. The disc tray is locked or unlocked.

Rear panel

A

LINE OUT (R-AUDIO-L) jacks

B

LINE OUT (VIDEO) jack

C

HDMI OUT jack

D

LAN (100) terminal

E

(USB) jack

F

DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack

G

COMPONENT VIDEO OUT

(Y, P

B

, P

R

) jacks

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Remote

The available functions of the remote differ depending on the disc or the situation.

z

• Number 5, AUDIO, VOL +, and N PLAY buttons have a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player.

• Gray-colored buttons glow in the dark (BDP-

BX38 only).

The player automatically returns to standby mode

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.

[

/

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.

AUDIO (page 18)

Selects the language track when multilingual tracks are recorded on BD-

ROMs/DVD VIDEOs.

Selects the sound track on CDs.

SUBTITLE (page 18)

Selects the subtitle language when multilingual subtitles are recorded on BD-

ROMs/DVD VIDEOs.

DISPLAY (page 13)

Displays the playback information on the screen.

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.

POP UP/MENU

Opens or closes the BD-ROM’s Pop-up

Menu, or the DVD’s menu.

OPTIONS (page 15)

The options menu that can be selected appears on the screen.

HOME

Enters the player’s home menu.

Displays the wall paper when pressed on the category icon of the home menu.

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 reverses/fast forwards the disc when pressed during playback. Each time you press the button during playback of videos, the search speed changes.

• Plays in slow motion, when pressed for more than one second in pause mode.

• Plays one frame at a time, when pressed briefly in pause mode.

N

PLAY

Starts or re-starts playback.

NETFLIX (page 14)

Accesses 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.

QRIOCITY

Accesses the “Qriocity” online service.

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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Hookups and Settings

Step 1: Connecting the Player

Do not connect the AC power cord until you have made all the connections.

For supplied accessories, see “Supplied accessories” (page 23).

Connecting to your TV

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.

HDMI cable

*1

Audio/video cable (supplied)

High quality

Component video cable

*2

(not supplied)

Audio/video cable (supplied)

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Standard quality

*1

See “Supplied accessories” (page 23)

*2

Protected content on BD-ROMs is output at 480i resolution from the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jack

(page 4).

b

Do not connect the player through a VCR. Video signals fed through VCRs may be affected by copyright protection systems and the picture will be distorted on the television.

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 17).

HDMI cable

*1

HDMI cable

(not supplied) t

Set [BD Audio MIX Setting] (page 17).

Coaxial digital cable (not supplied) t Set [Dolby Digital

*2

] (page 18)

and [DTS

*3

] (page 18).

Audio/video cable (supplied)

*1

*2

See “Supplied accessories” (page 23).

Manufactured under license from Dolby

Laboratories.

Dolby, Pro Logic, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

*3

Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent

#’s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380;

5,978,762; 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 and the Symbol are registered trademarks, &

DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio, and the DTS logos are trademarks of DTS, Inc. Product includes software. © DTS, Inc. All Rights

Reserved.

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Step 2: Easy Setup

When turned on for the first time

Wait for a short while before the player turns on and starts [Easy Setup].

1

Insert two Size AA (R6) batteries by matching the

3

and

#

ends on the batteries to the markings inside the battery compartment.

Connecting to the

Network

Wired Setup

Use a LAN cable to connect to the LAN (100) terminal on the player.

LAN cable

(not supplied)

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2

Plug the player into the AC outlet.

to AC outlet

3

Press

[

/

1

to turn on the player.

4

Turn on the TV, then switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen.

5

Perform [Easy Setup].

Follow the on-screen instructions to make the basic settings using

<

/

M

/ m

/

,

and ENTER on the remote.

Broadband router

ADSL modem/

Cable modem

Internet z

Using a shielded interface cable (LAN cable), straight or crossing, is recommended.

To set the network settings

Select [Network Settings], [Internet Settings],

then [Wired Setup] (page 20), and follow the

on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

USB Wireless Setup

Turn off the player, then connect the USB

Wireless LAN Adapter (UWA-BR100 only available as of October 2010) to the USB jack on the front or rear of the player.

b

The USB Wireless LAN Adapter may not be available in some regions/countries.

USB Wireless

LAN Adapter

LAN cable

(not supplied)

<

/

M

/ m

/

,

ENTER

Wireless LAN router

ADSL modem/

Cable modem

Internet

To set the network settings

Select [Network Settings], [Internet

Settings], then [USB Wireless Setup]

(page 20), and follow the on-screen

instructions to complete the setup.

Playback

Playing a Disc

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.

For playable discs, see “Playable discs”

(page 24).

1

2

Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen.

Press

Z

OPEN/CLOSE, and place a disc on the disc tray.

z

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.

Displaying the play information

You can check the playback information, etc., by pressing DISPLAY.

The displayed information differs depending on the disc type and player status.

Example: when playing a BD-ROM

Playing side facing down

3

Press

Z

OPEN/CLOSE to close the disc tray.

Playback starts.

If playback does not start automatically, select or

in the [Video], [Music],

[Photo] category, and press

ENTER.

Enjoying BONUSVIEW/BD-LIVE

Some BD-ROMs with the “BD-LIVE” logo* have bonus content and other data that can be downloaded for enjoyment.

*

1

2

Connect a USB memory to the USB

jack on the rear of the player (page 7).

As your local storage, use a 1 GB or larger USB memory.

Prepare for BD-LIVE (BD-LIVE only).

• Connect the player to a network

(page 12).

• Set [BD Internet Connection] to

[Allow] (page 18).

A

Output resolution/Video frequency

B

Title number or name

C

The currently selected audio setting

D

Available functions ( audio, subtitle) angle,

E

Playback information

Displays the Play mode, Playing status bar, Disc type, Video codec, Bitrate,

Repeat type, Elapsed time, and Total playing time.

F

Chapter number

G

The currently selected angle

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Playing from a USB

Device

You can play video/music/photo files on the connected USB device.

For playable USB devices, see “Playable types of files” (page 25).

1

Connect the USB device to the USB jack on the player.

Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the USB device before connecting.

2

3

[Photo] on the home menu using

<

/

,

.

Select an Internet content provider icon using

M

/

m

, and press ENTER.

When an Internet content list has not been acquired, an unacquired icon or a new icon is displayed.

To use the control panel

The control panel appears when the video file starts playing. The displayed items may differ depending on Internet content providers.

To display again, press DISPLAY.

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2

3

USB device

[Photo] on the home menu using

<

/

,

.

Select [USB device] using

M

/

m

, and press ENTER.

Playing via a Network

Streaming BRAVIA Internet

Video

Serves as a gateway delivering the selected

Internet content and a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to your player.

z

• 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.

1

Prepare for BRAVIA Internet Video.

Connect the player to a network

(page 12).

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

C

Network condition indicates the signal strength for wireless connection.

indicates a wired connection.

D

E

F

Network transmission speed

The next video file name

The currently selected video file name

Available Options

Various settings and playback operations are available by pressing OPTIONS. The available items differ depending on the situation.

Common options

Items

[Playback

History List]

[Play from beginning]

[Information

Display]

Details

Displays a title in playback history of BD-ROM/DVD-

ROM/CD-DA based on

Gracenote technology.

Sets the repeat mode.

[Repeat

Setting]

[Favorites List]

[Play/Stop]

Displays the Favorites List.

Starts or stops the playback.

Plays the item from the beginning.

[Database

Browser]

Displays information on the

BD-ROM/DVD-ROM/CD-

DA based on Gracenote technology.

Searches for related information based on keywords acquired from

Gracenote on the

[Information Display].

[Search

Contents]

[Add to

Favorites]

[Remove from

Favorites]

Searches for BRAVIA

Internet Video content based on keywords acquired from

Gracenote on the

[Information Display].

Adds Internet content to the

Favorites List.

Removes Internet content from the Favorites List.

[Video] only

Items

[A/V SYNC]

[Video

Settings]

Details

Adjusts the gap between picture and sound, by delaying the sound output in relation to the picture output

(0 to 120 milliseconds).

• [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).

Items

[Pause]

[Top Menu]

[Menu/Popup

Menu]

[Title Search]

[Chapter

Search]

[Angle]

[IP Content

Noise

Reduction]

Details

Pauses the playback.

Displays the BD’s or DVD’s

Top Menu.

Displays the BD-ROM’s

Pop-up Menu or DVD’s menu.

Searches for a title on BD-

ROMs/DVD VIDEOs and starts playback from the beginning.

Searches for a chapter and starts playback from the beginning.

Switches to other viewing angles when multi-angles are recorded on BD-ROMs/

DVD VIDEOs.

Adjusts the picture quality of

Internet content.

[Music] only

Items

[Add

Slideshow

BGM]

Details

Registers music files in the

USB memory as slideshow background music (BGM).

[Photo] only

Items

[Slideshow

Speed]

[Slideshow

Effect]

[Slideshow

BGM]

[Slideshow]

[Rotate Left]

[Rotate Right]

Details

Changes the slideshow speed.

Sets the effect for slideshows.

• [Off]: Turns off the function.

• [My Music from USB]:

Sets the music files registered in [Add

Slideshow BGM]. If no music file is registered,

[(Not registered)] is displayed.

• [Play from Music CD]:

Sets the tracks in CD-DAs.

Plays a slideshow.

Rotates the photo counterclockwise by

90 degrees.

Rotates the photo clockwise by 90 degrees.

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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

2

Select [Setup] on the home menu using

<

/

,

.

Select the setup category icon using

M

/

m

, and press ENTER.

Icon Explanation

[Network Update] (page 16)

Updates the software of the player.

[Screen Settings] (page 16)

Makes the video settings according to the type of connecting jacks.

[Audio Settings] (page 17)

Makes the audio settings according to the type of connecting jacks.

[BD/DVD Viewing Settings]

(page 18)

Makes detailed settings for BD/

DVD playback.

[Parental Control Settings]

(page 18)

Makes detailed settings for the

Parental Control function.

[Music Settings] (page 19)

Makes detailed settings for

Super Audio CD playback.

[System Settings]

(page 19)

Makes the player-related settings.

[Network Settings]

(page 20)

Makes detailed settings for the

Internet and network.

Icon Explanation

[Easy Setup] (page 20)

Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings.

[Resetting] (page 20)

Resets the player to the factory settings.

[Network Update]

Select [OK] to update the player’s software via the network.

z

• We recommend the network update every 2 months or so.

• For information about update functions, visit the following website: http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/

[Screen Settings]

x

[TV Type]

[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]

[Original]: 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.

[Fixed Aspect Ratio]: 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.

[Pan & Scan]: Displays a full-height picture on the entire screen, with trimmed sides.

x

[Cinema Conversion Mode]

[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]

[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.

[Component Video]: Select the resolution that suits your TV.

[Video]: Automatically sets the lowest resolution.

z

• When connecting the HDMI OUT jack and other video output jacks at the same time, select

[Component Video].

• If no picture appears when setting [HDMI] or

[Component Video] resolution, try another resolution setting.

• When connecting via the COMPONENT

VIDEO OUT jack and [Component Video] is selected, BD-ROM playback of protected content is only supported at 480i output

resolution (page 4).

x

[BD/DVD-ROM 1080/24p Output]

[Auto]: Outputs 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz video signals only when connecting a 1080/24pcompatible 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.

x

[HDMI Deep Color Output]

[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]

[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.

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]

[Downmix PCM]: Converts to output Linear

PCM signals. Select this when connecting an audio device without a built-in Dolby Digital decoder.

[Dolby Digital]: Select this when connecting an audio device with a built-in Dolby Digital decoder.

x

[DTS]

[Downmix PCM]: Converts to output Linear

PCM signals. Select this when connecting to an audio device without a built-in DTS decoder.

[DTS]: Select this when connecting to an audio device with a built-in DTS decoder.

x

[DTS Neo:6]

[Cinema]: Outputs simulated multichannel sound from 2 channel sources via the HDMI

OUT jack according to the capability of the connected device using DTS Neo:6 Cinema mode.

[Music]: Outputs simulated multichannel sound from 2 channel sources via the HDMI

OUT jack according to the capability of the connected device using DTS Neo:6 Music mode.

[Off]: Outputs 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.

[BD/DVD Viewing

Settings]

x

[BD/DVD Menu]

Selects the default menu language for BD-

ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.

When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by

referring to “Language code list” (page 26).

x

[Audio]

Selects the default track language for BD-

ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.

When you select [Original], the language given priority in the disc is selected.

When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by

referring to “Language code list” (page 26).

x

[Subtitle]

Selects the default subtitle language for BD-

ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.

When you select [Select Language Code], the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by

referring to “Language code list” (page 26).

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]

x

[Password]

Sets or changes the password for the Parental

Control function. A password allows you to set a restriction on BD-ROM or DVD

VIDEO, and Internet video playback. If necessary, you can differentiate the restriction levels for BD-ROMs, DVD

VIDEOs, and Internet videos.

x

[Parental Control Area Code]

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.

x

[BD Parental Control]

Playback of some BD-ROMs can be limited according to the age of the users. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes.

Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

x

[DVD Parental Control]

Playback of some DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to the age of the users.

Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

x

[Internet Video Parental Control]

Playback of some Internet videos can be limited according to the age of the users.

Scenes may 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.

[Music Settings]

x

[Super Audio CD Playback Layer]

[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.

[System Settings]

x

[OSD]

Selects your language for the player on-screen displays.

x

[Dimmer]

[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.

z

For details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the TV or components.

x

[HDMI: Linked to TV-off]

[On]: Automatically turns off the player and

HDMI-compatible components when the connected TV enters standby mode

(BRAVIA Sync).

[Off]: Turns off the function.

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 16).

[Off]: Turns off the function.

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x

[Gracenote Settings]

[Auto]: Automatically downloads disc information when disc playback stops.

Connect to the network for downloading.

[Manual]: Downloads the disc information when [Playback History List] or

[Information Display] is selected in the options menu.

x

[System Information]

Displays the player’s software version information and the MAC address.

[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.

x

[Initialize Personal Information]

You can erase your personal information stored in the player.

[Network Settings]

x

[Internet Settings]

Connect the player to the network

beforehand. For details, see “Connecting to the Network” (page 12).

[View Network Status]: Displays the current network status.

[Wired Setup]: Select this when you connect to a broadband router using a LAN cable.

[USB Wireless Setup]: Select this when you use a USB Wireless LAN Adapter.

z

For further details, visit the following website and check the FAQ contents: http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/ x

[Network Connection Diagnostics]

You can run the network diagnostic to check if the network connection has been made properly.

x

[Media Remote Device Registration]

Registers your “Media Remote” device.

x

[Registered Media Remote Devices]

Displays a list of the registered your “Media

Remote” devices.

[Easy Setup]

Re-runs the [Easy Setup] to make the basic settings. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Additional Information

Troubleshooting

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.

Picture

There is no picture or the picture is not output correctly.

,

,

,

,

,

,

,

,

Check that all the connecting cables are

securely connected (page 10).

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:

1

Turn the player off and on again.

2

Turn the connected equipment off and on again.

3

Disconnect 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 17).

When the analog signals are also output, set

[BD/DVD-ROM 1080/24p Output] to [Off]

in the [Screen Settings] setup (page 17).

For BD-ROMs, check the [BD/DVD-ROM

1080/24p Output] setting in the [Screen

Settings] setup (page 17).

The display language on the screen switches automatically when connected to the HDMI OUT jack.

,

When [Control for HDMI] is set to [On]

(page 19), 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.).

Sound

There is no sound or the sound is not output correctly.

, Check that all the connecting cables are

,

securely connected (page 10).

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 (COAXIAL)/HDMI

OUT jack, check the audio settings

(page 17).

For HDMI connections, try the following:

1

Turn the player off and on again.

2

Turn the connected equipment off and on again.

3

Disconnect 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 17).

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 17).

Check that the connected AV amplifier

(receiver) is compatible with each HD

Audio format.

The interactive audio is not output.

, Set [BD Audio MIX Setting] to [On] in the

[Audio Settings] setup (page 17).

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.

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,

,

The disc has a format that cannot be played

back by this player (page 24).

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.

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.

BRAVIA Internet Video

The picture/sound is poor/certain programs display a loss of detail, especially during fast-motion or dark scenes.

, Picture/sound quality may be poor depending on Internet content providers.

,

Picture/sound quality may be improved by changing the connection speed. We recommend a connection speed of at least

2.5 Mbps for standard definition video

,

(10 Mbps for high definition video).

Not all videos will contain sound.

The picture is small.

,

Press

M

to zoom in.

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 19).

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 19).

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:

1

Switch the input selector of the AV amplifier (receiver) so that the picture from the player appears on the

TV screen.

2

Set [Control for HDMI] to

[Off], then set [Control for HDMI] to

[On] (page 19). 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 19).

Network connection

The player cannot connect to the network.

,

Check the network connection (page 12)

and the network settings (page 20).

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 16) to update

the player to a newer software version.

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 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

“LOCKED” or “TLK ON” appears on the front panel display.

,

,

When “LOCKED” appears, the player is locked. To cancel the Child Lock, hold down N on the player until “UNLOCK”

appears on the front panel display (page 7).

When “TLK ON” appears, contact your

Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.

The disc tray does not open and you cannot remove the disc even after you press

Z

.

, Try the following:

1

Turn the player off, and disconnect the AC power cord.

2

Reconnect the AC power cord while pressing down Z on the player.

3

Keep pressing down Z on the player until the tray opens.

4

Remove the disc.

5

When

“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 “TEM ERR” 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 “TEM ERR” appears, place the player in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the player.

The player does not respond to any button.

,

,

Moisture has condensed inside the player

(page 3).

Hold down [ / 1 on the player for more than

10 seconds until the indicators on the front panel display turn off.

If the player still does not respond to any button, disconnect then reconnect the AC power cord.

Specifications

System

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 (COAXIAL):

Phono jack/0.5 Vp-p/75 ohms

HDMI OUT:

HDMI 19-pin standard connector

COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, P

B

, P

R

):

Phono jack/Y: 1.0 Vp-p/

P

B

, P

R

: 0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms

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)

General

Power requirements:

U.S. and Canada models:

120V AC, 60Hz

Models for other areas:

110-240V AC, 50/60Hz

See page 3 for further information.

Power consumption:

18 W

Dimensions (approx.):

430 mm × 199 mm × 36 mm

(17 in. × 7

4

/

5

in. × 1

7

/

16

in.)

(width/depth/height) incl. projecting parts

Mass (approx.):

1.6 kg (3 lb 9 oz)

Operating temperature:

5 ºC to 35 ºC (41 °F to 95 °F)

Operating humidity:

25 % to 80 %

Supplied accessories

• Audio/video cable (phono plug ×3) (1)

• HDMI cable (1) (BDP-BX38 only)

• Remote commander (remote) (1)

• Size AA (R6) batteries (2)

A plug adaptor is included with some models.

Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.

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Notes About the Discs

• 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.

Playable discs

Blu-ray

Disc

DVD

CD

*3

*1

*3

BD-ROM

BD-R

*2

/BD-RE

*2

DVD-ROM

DVD-R/DVD-RW

DVD+R/DVD+RW

CD-DA (Music CD)

CD-ROM

CD-R/CD-RW

Super Audio CD

*1

*2

*3

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

• VCDs/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

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

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.

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

.

Playable types of files

Video

File format

MPEG-1 Video/PS

*1

MPEG-2 Video/PS,

TS

*1

MPEG-4 AVC

*1

WMV9

*1

AVCHD

Xvid

Region code

Extensions

“.mpg,” “.mpeg,”

“.m2ts,” “.mts”

“.mkv,” “.mp4,”

“.m4v,” “.m2ts,”

“.mts”

“.wmv,” “.asf”

*2

“.avi”

Music

File format

MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio

Layer III )

AAC

*1*3

WMA9 Standard

*1*3

LPCM

Extensions

“.mp3”

“.m4a”

“.wma”

“.wav”

Photo

File format Extensions

JPEG “.jpg,” “.jpeg”

*1

*2

*3

The player does not play coded files such as

DRM.

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.

b

• Some files may not play depending on the format, the encoding, or recording 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 3rd tree

– up to 500 files in a single tree

• 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 (front USB jack only).

• To avoid data corruption or damage to the USB memory or devices, turn the player off 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.

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.

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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 for 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.

Code numbers of controllable

TVs

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

Sony

Hitachi

LG/Goldstar

Mitsubishi/MGA

NEC

Panasonic

Philips

Pioneer

RCA

Samsung

Sharp

Toshiba

Code number

10

20

18

07

04

19

21

16

01 (default)

02

04

13

Language code list

For details, see [BD/DVD Viewing Settings]

(page 18).

The language spellings conform to the ISO

639: 1988 (E/F) standard.

Code Language

1027 Afar

1028 Abkhazian

1032 Afrikaans

1039 Amharic

1044 Arabic

1045 Assamese

1051 Aymara

1052 Azerbaijani

1053 Bashkir

1057 Byelorussian

1059 Bulgarian

1060 Bihari

1061 Bislama

1066 Bengali

1067 Tibetan

1070 Breton

1079 Catalan

1093 Corsican

1097 Czech

1103 Welsh

1105 Danish

1109 German

1130 Bhutani;

Dzongkha

1142 Greek

1144 English

1145 Esperanto

1149 Spanish

1150 Estonian

1151 Basque

1157 Persian

1165 Finnish

1166 Fiji

1171 Faroese

1174 French

1181 Frisian

1183 Irish

1186 Scots Gaelic

1194 Galician

1196 Guarani

1203 Gujarati

1209 Hausa

1217 Hindi

1226 Croatian

1229 Hungarian

1233 Armenian

1235 Interlingua

1239 Interlingue

1245 Inupiak

1248 Indonesian

1253 Icelandic

1254 Italian

1257 Hebrew

1261 Japanese

1269 Yiddish

1283 Javanese

1287 Georgian

1297 Kazakh

1298 Greenlandic;

Kalaallisut

1299 Cambodian;

Khmer

1300 Kannada

1301 Korean

1305 Kashmiri

1307 Kurdish

1311 Kirghiz

1313 Latin

1326 Lingala

1327 Laothian; Lao

1332 Lithuanian

1334 Latvian

1345 Malagasy

1347 Maori

1349 Macedonian

1350 Malayalam

1352 Mongolian

1353 Moldavian

1356 Marathi

1357 Malay

1358 Malese;

Maltese

1363 Burmese

1365 Nauru

1369 Nepali

1376 Dutch

1379 Norwegian

1393 Occitan

1403 Oromo

1408 Oriya

1417 Punjabi;

Panjabi

1428 Polish

1435 Pashto; Pushto

1436 Portuguese

1463 Quechua

1481 Rhaeto-

Romance

1482 Kirundi; Rundi

1483 Romanian

1489 Russian

1491 Kinyarwanda

1495 Sanskrit

1498 Sindhi

1501 Sangho;

Sango

Code Language

1502 Serbo-

Croatian

1503 Singhalese;

Sinhalese

1505 Slovak

1506 Slovenian

1507 Samoan

1508 Shona

1531 Turkmen

1532 Tagalog

1534 Setswana;

Tswana

1535 Tonga; Tonga islands

1538 Turkish

1539 Tsonga

1509 Somali

1511 Albanian

1512 Serbian

1513 Siswati; Swati

1514 Sesotho;

1540 Tatar

1543 Twi

1557 Ukrainian

1564 Urdu

1572 Uzbek

Sotho southern 1581 Vietnamese

1515 Sundanese

1516 Swedish

1587 Volapük

1613 Wolof

1517 Swahili

1521 Tamil

1525 Telugu

1527 Tajik

1528 Thai

1529 Tigrinya

1632 Xhosa

1665 Yoruba

1684 Chinese

1697 Zulu

1703 Not specified

Parental control/area code

For details, see [Parental Control Area Code]

(page 19).

Code Area

2044, Argentina

2047, Australia

2046, Austria

2057, Belgium

2070, Brazil

2090, Chile

2092, China

2093, Colombia

2115, Denmark

2165, Finland

2174, France

2109, Germany

2200, Greece

2219, Hong Kong

2248, India

2238, Indonesia

2239, Ireland

2254, Italy

2276, Japan

2304, Korea

2333, Luxembourg

2363, Malaysia

2362, Mexico

2376, Netherlands

2390, New Zealand

2379, Norway

2427, Pakistan

2424, Philippines

2428, Poland

2436, Portugal

2489, Russia

2501, Singapore

2149, Spain

2499, Sweden

2086, Switzerland

2543, Taiwan

2528, Thailand

2184, United

Kingdom

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Index

A

AUDIO

8

Audio Settings

17

B

BD/DVD Viewing

Settings

18

BD-LIVE

13

BD-R

24

BD-RE

24

Bitstream

21

Blu-ray Disc

24

BONUSVIEW

13

BRAVIA Internet Video

14

BRAVIA Sync

22

C

Child Lock

7

,

23

Color buttons

8

Connecting

AV amplifier

(Receiver)

11

Network

12

TV

10

Control for HDMI

19

,

22

D

Deep Color

17

Dimmer

19

DISPLAY

8

Dolby Digital

18

DSD Output Mode

17

DTS

18

E

Easy Setup

12

,

20

G

Gracenote Settings

20

H

HDMI

17

HDMI: Linked to TV-off

19

,

22

HOME

8

Home menu

16

I

Internet content

14

IP Content Noise

Reduction

15

L

Language Follow

19

M

MAC address

20

Music Settings

19

N

NETFLIX

9

Network Settings

20

Network Update

16

O

One-Touch Play

19

OPTIONS

8

OSD

19

P

Parental Control

18

Parental Control Settings

18

Play information

13

Playable discs

24

POP UP/MENU

8

Q

QRIOCITY

9

Quick Start Mode

19

R

Region code

25

Remote

8

Resetting

20

Resetting the player

20

Resume

9

,

23

S

Screen Settings

16

Setup

16

Software update

16

,

19

SUBTITLE

8

System Power-Off

19

System Settings

19

T

TOP MENU

8

Troubleshooting

21

TV Type

16

U

Update

16

USB

14

W

WEP

25

WPA2-PSK (AES)

25

WPA2-PSK (TKIP)

25

WPA-PSK (AES)

25

WPA-PSK (TKIP)

25

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