LG | SP820 | LG SP820 Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
Smart TV Upgrader
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
SP820
P/NO : SAC35455204
www.lg.com
Getting Started
Safety information
CAUTION
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO
USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING
TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol within an equilateral
triangle 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.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended
to alert the user to the presence
of important operating and
maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying the
product.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for
ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the
product and to protect it from over heating. The
openings shall be never be blocked by placing
the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
surface. This product shall not be placed in a builtin installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s
instruction has been adhered to.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
To disconnect power from the mains, pull out the
mains cord plug. When installing the product,
ensure that the plug is easily accessible.
CAUTION: The apparatus shall not be exposed to
water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the
apparatus.
This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
Safety way to remove the battery or the
battery from the equipment: Remove the
old battery or battery pack, follow the steps
in reverse order than the assembly. To prevent
contamination of the environment and bring on
possible threat to human and animal health, the
old battery or the battery put it in the appropriate
container at designated collection points. Do
not dispose of batteries or battery together with
other waste. It is recommended that you use
local, free reimbursement systems batteries and
accumulators. The battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
NOTICE: For safety marking information including
product identification and supply ratings, please
refer to the main label on the bottom of the
apparatus.
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Getting Started
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
4Operating
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Getting Started
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Safety information
Remote control
Main unit
– Magic Remote Control Functions
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2Connecting
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Connecting the AC Adapter
HDMI Connecting to Your TV
Connecting to an Amplifier
– Connecting to an Amplifier via HDMI
Output
– Connecting to an Amplifier via Digital
Audio Output
Connecting to your Home Network
– Wired network connection
– Wired Network Setup
– Wireless Network Connection
– Wireless Network Setup
3 Initial System Setting
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Initial Setting
– Initial Setting
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Smart function on the HOME menu
– Using [HOME] menu
Using the SmartShare
– What is SmartShare?
Playing the linked devices
– Playback content in the USB device
Connecting to home network server for
PC
– Installing Nero MediaHome 4
Essentials
– Sharing files and folders
– Playing a file media from a network
server (DLNA)
Connecting to DLNA-Certified
Smartphone
– Wi-Fi Direct™ connection
– Setting Smart Share connection
setting
Smart share file Playback
– To control movie playback
– To control photo view
– To control music playback
– Basic operations for video and audio
content
– Basic operations for photo content
Using the Premium
Using the LG Smart world (LG Apps)
Using the My Apps menu
– Using [Search] app
– Using the [Internet] Web browser app
Table of Contents
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5Appendix
33 Adjust the Setup Settings
33 – [PICTURE] Menu
33 – [SOUND] Menu
34 – [OPTION] Menu
35 – [NETWORK] Menu
36 – [SUPPORT] Menu
36 Network software update
36 – Network update notification
37 – Software update
38 About Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
38 – System requirements
39 File requirement
42 – About DLNA
42 – Certain system requirements
42 – Compatibility notes
43 About Magic remote control
44Troubleshooting
44 – General
44 – Picture
45 – Resetting
45 – Network
45 – Customer support
45 – Open source software notice
46 Audio output specifications
46Specifications
47 Trademarks and licenses
48Maintenance
48 – Handling the unit
48 Important information relating to network
services
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Getting Started
Main unit
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e
Getting Started
a
f
a USB1, USB2 port
e DC IN 12V (AC adapter input)
b HDMI OUT (1080p)
f Remote sensor
c LAN port
g RESET
* RESET button is located at the bottom of
the unit. ( Refer to the page 45)
d OPTICAL AUDIO OUT
h Power indicator
Remote control
a Remote Control Indicator:
(RF & Bluetooth transmitter)
Blinks when operating.
h
b 1 (POWER): Switches the
unit ON or OFF.
fWheel ( ): Selects menus
or options and confirms your
input ; Scrolls the screen to
search a menu on the web
browser.
c BACK (1): Exits the menu or
return to the previous screen.
g N (Play/Pause): Starts
playback./Pauses playback.
d HOME (n): Displays or exits
the Home Menu.
Z (Stop): Stops playback.
c/v: Searches
backward or forward.
C/V: Moves previous/
next track or file.
e Direction buttons: Selects
an option in the menu.
If you press the navigation
button while moving the
pointer on the screen, the
pointer disappears, and the
Magic remote control works
as a regular remote control.
To display the pointer again,
shake the Magic remote
control from side to side.
m (INFO/MENU): Displays or
exits On-Screen Display.
hColored (R, G, Y, B) buttons:
Use to navigate screen
menus. They are also used
for [LG Smart World] and [LG
Apps] menu.
Getting Started
Magic Remote Control
Functions
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How to use Magic Remote Control
The Magic remote Control operates by pairing with
your unit. Once you purchased the unit, please
register the Magic remote control as follows;
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Getting Started
To register the Magic Remote
Control
Wheel
To use the Magic Remote Control, register it with
your unit first.
� Shake the remote control slightly to make the
pointer appear on the screen.
1. Turn on the unit and wait for about 10 seconds
and then press and hold Wheel ( ) button
while pointing the remote control at the unit.
� Shake the Magic remote control slightly to the
right and left to make the pointer appear on the
center of screen.
2. The remote control is automatically registered
and a registration completion message appears
on the screen.
� The magic pointer disappears when the remote
control is not moved for five seconds.
,,Note
If you failed to register the Magic Remote
Control, turn off the unit and try again.
How to use Magic Remote tip
� When you press the wheel, it also functions as
Selection button.
� You can scroll through menus using the Wheel.
Battery Installation
� Use your wrist to move the pointer more easily.
,,Note
If the magic remote control ‘s connection
is unstable or has any problem, cancel the
registration and then, re-registration again.
(see the page 43)
Open the battery cover at the bottom of the
Remote Control, and insert two (1.5 V AA ) alkaline
batteries with 4 and 5 matched correctly.
>>Caution
Do not mix old and new batteries, as this may
damage the remote control.
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Connecting
Connecting the AC
Adapter
HDMI Connecting to
Your TV
Connect the unit to the power supply with the
supplied AC adapter.
Connect the power cord to the adapter, and then
plug the other end into an AC outlet.
If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect
it to this unit using a HDMI cable (Type A, High
Speed HDMI™ Cable). Connect the HDMI jack on
the unit to the HDMI jack on a HDMI compatible TV
or monitor.
Rear of the unit
Connecting
Rear of the unit
AC adapter
AC power cord
Plug into a
power source
� Contact an electrical parts distributor for
assistance in selecting a suitable AC plug adapter
or AC power cord set.
HDMI cable
(not supplied)
TV
� This AC adapter is manufactured by Asian Power
Devices Inc.
>>Caution
Only use the AC adapter supplied with this
device. Do not use a power supply from
another device or manufacturer. Using any
other power cable or power supply may cause
damage to the device and void your warranty.
Set the TV’s source to HDMI (refer to TV’s Owner’s
manual).
Connecting
Additional Information for HDMI
� When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible
device make sure of the following:
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Connecting to an
Amplifier
-- Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and
this unit. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI
device and leave it for around 30 seconds,
then switch on this unit.
Make one of the following connections, depending
on the capabilities of your existing equipment.
-- The connected device’s video input is set
correctly for this unit.
� Digital Audio connection (page 10)
� Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices
will work with this unit.
-- The picture will not be displayed properly
with non-HDCP device.
,,Note
� If a connected HDMI device does not accept
the audio output of the unit, the HDMI
device’s audio sound may be distorted or
may not output.
� When you use HDMI connection, you can
change the resolution for the HDMI output.
(Refer to “Resolution Setting” on page 33)
� Changing the resolution when the
connection has already been established
may result in malfunctions. To solve the
problem, turn off the unit and then turn it
on again.
� When the HDMI connection with HDCP
is not verified, TV screen is changed to
black screen. In this case, check the HDMI
connection, or disconnect the HDMI cable.
� If there are noises or lines on the screen,
please check the HDMI cable (length is
generally limited to 4.5 m).
Since many factors affect the type of audio output,
see “Audio Output Specifications” on page 46 for
details.
About Digital Multi-channel sound
A digital multi- channel connection provides the
best sound quality. For this, you need a multichannel Audio/Video Receiver that supports one or
more of the audio formats supported by your unit.
Check the logos on the front of the Audio/Video
receiver and the manual. (PCM, Dolby Digital, Dolby
Digital Plus)
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Connecting
-- The connected device is compatible with
1280x720p or 1920x1080p video input.
� HDMI Audio connection (page 10)
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Connecting
Connecting to an Amplifier via
HDMI Output
Connecting to an Amplifier via
Digital Audio Output
Connect the unit’s HDMI OUT jack to the
corresponding in jack on your amplifier using a
HDMI cable.
Connect the unit’s OPTICAL AUDIO OUT jack to the
corresponding in jack (OPTICAL) on your amplifier
using an optional digital audio cable.
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Rear of the unit
Rear of the unit
Connecting
Optical cable
HDMI cable
Receiver/Amplifier
HDMI
cable
TV
Connect the amplifier’s HDMI output jack to HDMI
input jack on your TV using a HDMI cable if your
amplifier has HDMI output jack.
You will need to activate the unit’s digital output.
(See “[SOUND] Menu” on page 33)
Receiver/Amplifier
You will need to activate the unit’s digital output.
(See “[SOUND] Menu” on page 33)
Connecting
Connecting to your
Home Network
This unit can be connected to a local area network
(LAN) via the LAN port on the rear panel or the
internal wireless module.
By connecting the unit to a broadband home
network, you have access to services such as
software updates and online content services.
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Router
Broadband
service
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WAN
Connecting
Wired network connection
Using a wired network provides the best
performance, because the attached devices
connect directly to the network and are not subject
to radio frequency interference.
LAN 1
LAN 2
Please refer to the documentation for your network
device for further instructions.
Connect the unit’s LAN port to the corresponding
port on your Modem or Router using a
commercially available LAN or Ethernet cable.
LAN 3
DLNA certified
server
,,Note
� When plugging or unplugging the LAN
cable, hold the plug portion of the cable.
When unplugging, do not pull on the LAN
cable but unplug while pressing down on
the lock.
� Do not connect a modular phone cable to
the LAN port.
� Since there are various connection
configurations, please follow the
specifications of your telecommunication
carrier or internet service provider.
� If you want to access content from DLNA
servers, this unit must be connected to the
same local area network with them via a
router.
Rear of the unit
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Connecting
Wired Network Setup
Advanced Setting
If there is a DHCP server on the local area
network (LAN) via wired connection, this unit
will automatically be allocated an IP address after
making the physical connection.
If you want to set other network settings manually,
Select [Other Network List] on the [Network
Connection] menu and press Wheel ( ).
Home menu / [Settings] / [NETWORK]
1. Select the [Set Expert] to set the other network
setting.
/ [Network Connection]
2. Select [Wired] and press Wheel (
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Preparation
Connecting
Before setting the wired network, you need to
connect the broadband internet to your home
network.
1. Select [Network Connection] option in the
[Settings] menu then press Wheel ( ).
).
3. Select [Manual Input] to input IP adress in the IP
mode.
Normally, select [Auto Input] to allocate an IP
address automatically.
,,Note
2. Read the preparations for the network settings
and then, select [Start Connection] to start the
connection.
� If there is no DHCP server on the network
and you want to set the IP address manually,
select [Manual Input] then set [IP Address],
[Subnet Mask], [Gateway] and [DNS Server].
� When you input a digit in the blank, key pad
will be appeared on the screen.
4. Select [OK] and press Wheel (
network settings.
3. Normally, when there is a DHCP server on
the local area network via wired connection,
Network will automatically be connected to the
unit.
) to apply
Connecting
5. Network connection status is displayed on the
screen. Select [Complete] to finish the wired
network setting.
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Wireless Network Setup
For the wireless network connection, the unit needs
to be set up for network communication. This
adjustment can be done from the [Settings] menu.
Adjust the [NETWORK] setting as follow. Setting up
the access point or the wireless router is required
before connecting the unit to the network.
Home menu / [Settings] / [NETWORK]
/ [Network Connection]
Another connection option is to use an Access Point
or a wireless router. The network configuration and
connection method may vary depending on the
equipment in use and the network environment.
Preparation
Before setting the wireless network, you need
to:
-- connect the broadband internet to the
wireless home network.
-- set the access point or wireless router.
-- note the SSID and security code of the
network.
1. Select [Network Connection] option in the
[Settings] menu then press Wheel ( ).
2. Read the preparations for the network settings
and then select [Start Connection] to start the
connection.
Wireless
Communication
DLNA certified server
Access Point or
Wireless Router
Broadband
service
Refer to the setup instructions supplied with
your access point or wireless router for detailed
connection steps and network settings.
For best performance, a direct wired connection
from this unit to your home network’s router or
cable/DSL modem is always the best option.
If you do chose to use the wireless option, note that
performance can sometimes be affected by other
electronic devices in the home.
If wired network is not connected to the unit, all
available networks are displayed on the screen.
3. Select a desired SSID of wireless network and
press Wheel ( ).
Connecting
Wireless Network Connection
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Connecting
If you have security on your access point, you
need to input the security code as necessary.
Advanced Setting
If you want to set the other network settings
manually, select [Other Network List] on the
[Network Connection] menu and press Wheel (
).
1. Select the [Set Expert] to set the other network
setting.
2. Select [Wireless] and press Wheel (
).
,,Note
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Connecting
� WEP security mode generally have 4 keys
available on an access point setting. If your
access point or wireless router use WEP
security, enter the security code of the key
“No.1” to connect on your home network.
� An Access Point is a device that allows you
to connect to your home network wirelessly.
4 Desired wireless network will automatically be
connected to the unit.
If you want to check available other network,
select [Other Network List] and press Wheel ( ).
3. When connecting via Wi-Fi, select the one of
the following network types.
If you have security on your access point or
wireless router, verify that the WEP or WPA key that
was entered into the player matches the router’s
information code as necessary.
[AP List] – Scans all available access points or
wireless routers within range and display them
as a list.
[Network name (SSID)] – Your access point
may not be broadcasting its network name
(SSID). Check your access point settings through
your computer and either set your access
point to broadcast SSID, or manually enter the
network name in [Network name(SSID)].
[WPS-PBC] – If your access point or wireless
router that supports the PBC (Push Button
Configuration) method, select this option and
press the Push Button on your access point
within 120 counts. You do not need to know the
network name (SSID) and security code of your
access point.
[WPS-PIN] – If your access point supports
the PIN Code configuration method based on
WPS(Wi-Fi Protected Setup), select this option
and note the code number on the screen. And
then, enter the PIN number on a setting menu
of your access point to connect. Refer to the
documentation for your network device.
Connecting
,,Note
� To use PBC and PIN network connection,
security mode of your access point must be
set to OPEN or AES.
� When you input a digit in the blank, key pad
will be appeared on the screen.
� If you use other characters than the English
alphabet or digits for the SSID of your access
point (router), wireless connection may not
be searched and connected.
Notes on Network Connection:
� Many network connection problems during set
up can often be fixed by re-setting the router or
modem. After connecting the unit to the home
network, quickly power off and/or connect the
power cable of the home network router or
cable modem. Then power on and/or connect
the power cable again.
� Depending on the internet service provider (ISP),
the number of devices that can receive internet
service may be limited by the applicable terms
of service. For details, contact your ISP.
� You must use a Router to use xDSL service.
� A DSL modem is required to use DSL service and
a cable modem is required to use cable modem
service. Depending on the access method of and
subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not
be able to use the internet connection feature
contained in this unit or you may be limited to
the number of devices you can connect at the
same time. (If your ISP limits subscription to one
device, this unit may not be allowed to connect
when a PC is already connected.)
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� The use of a “Router” may not be allowed or its
usage may be limited depending on the policies
and restrictions of your ISP. For details, contact
your ISP directly.
Connecting
4. Follow the instructions of each connection
method on the screen.
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� The wireless network operate at 2.4 GHz
radio frequencies that are also used by other
household devices such as cordless telephone,
Bluetooth® devices, microwave oven, and can be
affected by interference from them.
� Turn off all unused network equipment in
your local home network. Some devices may
generate network traffic.
� For the purpose of the better transmission,
placing the unit from the access point as close as
possible.
� Our company is not responsible for any
malfunction of the unit and/or the internet
connection feature due to communication
errors/malfunctions associated with your
broadband internet connection, or other
connected equipment.
� In some instances, placing the access point or
wireless router at least 0.45 m (1.5 ft.) above the
floor may improve the reception.
� Some internet content may require a higher
bandwidth connection.
� The reception quality over wireless depends on
many factors such as type of the access point,
distance between the unit and access point, and
the location of the unit.
� Even if the unit is properly connected and
configured, some internet content may not
operate properly because of internet congestion,
the quality or bandwidth of your internet service,
or problems at the provider of the content.
� Some internet connection operations may not
be possible due to certain restrictions set by the
Internet service provider (ISP) supplying your
broadband Internet connection.
� Any fees charged by an ISP including, without
limitation, connection charges are your
responsibility.
� A 10 Base-T or 100 Base-TX LAN port is required
for wired connection to this unit. If your internet
service does not allow for such a connection,
you will not be able to connect the unit.
� Move closer to the access point if possible or reorient the unit so there is nothing between it
and the access point.
� Set your access point or wireless router to
Infrastructure mode. Ad-hoc mode is not
supported.
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Initial Setting
Initial Setting
6. All available networks are displayed on the
screen. Select Wired Network or desired SSID of
wireless network and press Wheel ( ).
Initial Setting
When you turn on the unit for the first time, the
initial setup guide appears on the screen. Set the
display language and network settings by following
the initial setup guide.
1.Press 1 (POWER).
If you have security on your access point, you
need to input the security code as necessary.
The initial setup guide appears on the screen.
To start the set-up steps, select the [OK], and
press Wheel ( ).
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2. Select a display language and press Wheel (
).
7. Check all the settings that you have set in the
previous steps.
Initial Setting
3. Try the some features of your Magic Remote
Control by following the guide on the screen.
When the initial setup setting is completed,
select [Complete] and then, press Wheel ( ).
If there is any settings to be changed, use BACK
(1) button.
4. Select your country to see its content services.
5. Read and prepare the preparations for the
network settings and then select [ Start
Connection] to start connection.
If wired network is connected, the network
connection setting will automatically be
finished.
8. After reading Important Notice relating to
network service, select [Agree] button on the
Term & Conditions to go to the home menu.
Operating
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Smart function on the HOME menu
Using [HOME] menu
The home menu appears when you press HOME (n). For all functions in one screen, users have convenient
access to a wealth of content and applications via the easy- to-use menu arranged by themes. (Card, My
Apps)
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Operating
a [Premium] - Displays various content services via internet with the premium feature.
b [LG Smart World] - Displays LG Apps titles provided to the unit.
c [Smart Share] - Plays [Photo], [Music], and [ Video] files on all devices connected to the unit.
d [My Apps] - Shows all installed Apps. A short cut for user’s favorite Apps.
e Sign In - Moves to login menu screen for the [Premium], [LG Smart world], and other features.
f Edit - Displays My cards to use and edit.
,,Note
[Premium], [LG smart world] cards and some content in the [My Apps] may not be supported or differ
depending on the country-specific services.
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Operating
Using the SmartShare
Playing the linked
devices
What is SmartShare?
You can play Photo, Music and Video files on the
unit by connecting a USB device or home network
(DLNA).
Playback content in the USB
device
Home menu / [SmartShare] / [Linked
Device]
1. Insert a USB device to the USB1 or USB2 port
until it fits into place.
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Operating
a [Contents Type] - Displays photo /music/
video files on all devices connected to the
unit. All kinds of content can be played in
each category depending on the content
type .
b [Recently Watched] - Displays movie files
recently played back from top left of the card.
2. Press HOME (n).
3. Select [Smart Share], and press Wheel (
).
4. Select the [USB] on the [Linked Device] card,
and press Wheel ( ).
c [Newly Added]- Displays newly added files
by connected device.
� Displays newly added contents in
alphabetical order from top left of the card.
� If you add new contents ,it will be showed
as a re-entry to the [Smart Share].
� If there is not any connected device,
sample images are showed.
d [Linked Device] - Displays connected all
devices (USB/ home network (DLNA)/ Smart
phone you are able to play file back.
5. Select a file you want to play, and press Wheel
( ).
,,Note
All content files or folder are arranged in
alphabetical order (Digit / English / korean)
regardless of content types.
6. Press BACK (1) button to return to the file or
folder list.
,,Note
All files of [Linked device] also can be played
on the [Contents Type].
Operating
,,Note
3. Select [Contents Types], and press Wheel (
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).
� This unit supports USB flash drive/external
HDD formatted in FAT32 and NTFS when
accessing files (audio, photo, video).
� This unit can support up to 8 partitions of
the USB device.
� Do not extract the USB device during
operation (play, etc.).
� When you have connected a USB devic to
a computer, a USB device which requires
additional program installation is not
supported.
4. Select a content type in the contents type of
[All], [VIDEOS], [PHOTOS] or [MUSIC].
5. Select a file, and press Wheel (
file on the content list.
) to play the
� USB device: USB device that supports
USB1.1 and USB2.0.
� Movie, music and photo files can be played.
For details of operations on each file, refer to
relevant pages.
� Regular back up is recommended to
prevent data loss.
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� Some USB device may not be worked with
this unit.
� Digital camera and mobile phone are not
supported.
� USB Port of the unit cannot be connected
to PC. The unit cannot be used as a storage
device.
� In case of external USB hard disc, it is
recommended that you use rated voltage
5V and rated current of less than 500mA.
To play the contents depending on
types of content
Home menu / [SmartShare] /
[Contents Types]
a Displays [All], [VIDEOS], [PHOTOS] and
[MUSIC] contents type to play content you
want.
b [Now Playing] - During playback a music file,
[Now Playing] is displayed with the song’s
information on the content list. To back to
the playback song, select [Now Playing].
,,Note
� On the [All], [VIDEOS] and [PHOTO] contents
list, you can change the files order of
contents by selecting [By Time] or [By
Alphabet].
� On the MUSIC files menu, you can change
the files order of contents by selecting
[Songs], [Albums], [Artists], and [Genres].
1. Press HOME (n).
2. Select [Smart Share] on the card and press
Wheel ( ).
6. To disconnect the USB device, go to the Home
menu screen first.
Operating
� If you use a USB extension cable, USB HUB
or USB Multi-reader, the USB device may not
be recognized.
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Connecting to home
network server for PC
Sharing files and folders
DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance,
which allows users to access video/ music/ photo
files stored in server and enjoy them on TV via
home networking.
This part explains the procedure for selecting the
shared folders on your computer.
Before connecting to PC to play a file , Nero
MediaHome 4 Essentials program should be
installed on your PC.
Installing Nero MediaHome 4
Essentials
Windows
4
Operating
Start up your computer, and insert the supplied CDROM disc into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. An
installation wizard will walk you through the quick
and uncomplicated installation process. To install
Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials, proceed as follows:
1. Close all Microsoft Windows programs and exit
any anti-virus software that may be running.
2. Insert the supplied CD-ROM disc into your
computer’s CD-ROM drive.
3. Click [Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials].
4. Click [Run] to start installation.
5. Click [Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials]. The
installation is prepared and the installation
wizard appears.
6. Click the [Next] button to display the serial
number input screen. Click [Next] to go to the
next step.
7. If you accept all conditions, click [I accept
the License Conditions] check box and click
[Next]. Installation is not possible without this
agreement.
8. Click [Typical] and click [Next]. The installation
process is started.
9. If you want to take part in the anonymous
collection of data, select the check box and click
the [Next] button.
10.Click the [Exit] button to complete the
installation.
On your computer, you must share the folder
contained video, audio and/or photo content to
play them on this player.
1. Double-click the “Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials”
icon.
2. Click [Network] icon on the left and define your
network name in the [Network name] field. The
Network name you enter will be recognized by
your player.
3. Click [Shares] icon on the left.
4. Click [Local Folders] tab on the [Shares] screen.
5. Click [Add] icon to open the [Browse Folder]
window.
6. Select the folder containing the files you want
to share. The selected folder is added to the list
of shared folders.
7. Click [Start Server] icon to start the server.
,,Note
� If the shared folders or files are not displayed
on the unit, click the folder on the [Local
Folders] tab and click [Rescan Folder] at the
[More] button.
�Visit www.nero.com for more information
and software tools.
Operating
,,Note
Playing a file media from a
network server (DLNA)
� The file requirements are described on page
39.
This unit can play video, audio and photo files
located in a DLNA server through your home
network.
Home menu / [SmartShare] / [Nero
MediaHome 4 Essentials]
Preparation
-- Check the network connection and settings
(see the page 11).
-- Install Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
program on your PC. (Refer to the page 20)
-- After installing the program on your PC, run
it.
1. Press HOME (n) on the remote control.
2. Select [Smart Share], and press Wheel (
).
).
4. Select a DLNA media server or a share folder on
your PC, and press Wheel ( ).
5. Select a file, and press Wheel (
file.
) to play the
� The thumbnail of the unplayable files can
be displayed, but those cannot be played
on this unit.
� The subtitle file name and video file name
have to be the same and located at the
same folder.
� The playback and operating quality may be
affected by your home network condition.
� You may experience connection problems
depending on your server’s environment.
� This unit and the DLNA Certified PC must be
connected to the same network.
� DLNA feature cannot be used with
some access point that do not support
multicasting. For more information, refer
to access point manual or consult with the
manufacture.
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Operating
3. Select [Linked Device], and press Wheel (
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22 Operating
Connecting to DLNACertified Smartphone
This function allows you to control the playback
of media streamed from DLNA media server by a
DLNA certified smartphone. Most DLNA certified
smartphone has a function to control the playback
media on your home network.
Home menu / [Connect Mobile Device]
3. After checking the steps for [SmartShare
Connecting Guide], select [Go to SmartShare].
4. Select [Linked Device] on the SmartShare menu.
/ [SmartShare Connection Guide] /
[Go to SmartShare]
,,Note
� To function, you need smart phone that has
smart share.
4
� Refer to the smart phone’ s manual to use
smart share function on your phone.
Operating
Preparation
-- Check Wi-Fi connection on the smartphone.
-- Connect your smart phone and the unit to
access point on the same network.
-- Check the Smartshare’s setting in your
phone.
-- Run the Smartshare app you are able to
share to the unit.
1. Press HOME (n) to start this function.
2. Select [Connect Mobile Device] of [Smart Share]
card and press Wheel ( ).
5. Folders or files in the smart phone will be
displayed. Select a file to play.
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Wi-Fi Direct™ connection
8. Select the device that is connected by
Wi-Fi Direct™ on the [Linked Device], and press
Wheel ( ).
Connecting to a Wi-Fi Direct™
certified device
This player can play movie, music and photo files
located in a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device. The Wi-Fi
Direct™ technology make the player to be directely
connected to a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device
without connecting to a network device such as an
access point.
Home menu / [Smart Share] /
[Settings] / [Advanced Setting] /
9. Select a file or folder, and press Wheel (
play the file.
[Wi-Fi Direct setting]
1. Press HOME (n) on the remote control.
2. Select [Smart Share], and press Wheel (
3. Select [Settings], and press Wheel (
To select a server from the device list, files or
folders must be shared by DLNA server from the
connected Wi-Fi Direct™ device.
10.To disconnect the Wi-Fi Direct, set the option
[Off ] or choose the connected device on [Wi-Fi
Direct setting].
).
).
4. Select [Edit] of Wi-Fi Direct setting in the
[Advanced Setting] and then, press Wheel (
) to
).
,,Note
� This unit can connect only 1 device at a
time. Multiple connection is not available.
5. Set the [Wi-Fi Direct setting] option to [On].
6. Check the [Connection] by marking for a device
you want.
7. Press the “Yes” to accept the connection of
device you want.
� If you try to connect wireless network while
a device is connected by Wi-Fi Direct™
function , Wi-Fi Direct™ connection will be
force disconnected.
� If this player and Wi-Fi Direct™ device
are connected to the different local area
network, Wi-Fi Direct™ connection may not
available.
� If a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device is not
in Wi-Fi Direct standby mode, this player
cannot find the device.
� If you use Wi-Fi Direct function during the
Wi-Fi connection, Wi-Fi network may be
disconnected.
Wi-Fi Direct™ connection will be progressed
with message.
If you want to rescan available Wi-Fi Direct™
device, select the [Re-search].
4
Operating
� For the purpose of the better transmission,
placing the player from the Wi-Fi Direct™
certified server as close as possible.
24 Operating
Setting Smart Share
connection setting
History
To delete contents history, press button below. Use
the contents at Contents type and Linked device
menu.
To set SmartShare related functions,
Home menu / [SmartShare] /
Privacy
[Settings]
Check the device that you do not want to open at
Newly Added and Recently Watched menu.
1. Press HOME (n).
2. Select [Smart Share], and press Wheel (
3. Select [Settings], and press Wheel (
4
).
).
Advanced Setting
Operating
Changes settings related to Smart Share content
play.
Device
Name
Changes the name that appears
when searching for the unit from
other devices.
Network
Status
Checks the network connection.
Wi-Fi
Direct
setting
Wi-Fi devices can communicate
without Internet connection.
DivX VOD
Registers or releases DivX. Checks
DivX Registration Code for playing
DivX protected videos. Register at
http://vod.divx.com.
Set this option to [On] for activating
the Wi-Fi Direct™ mode.
Uses Registration Code to rent or
purchase movies at www. divx.
com/vod.
� When using the DivX
Registration Code of another
device, the rented/ purchased
DivX file cannot be played. Use
only the DivX Registration Code
granted to this device.
� Converted files not conforming
to DivX Codec Standard may
produce abnormal images and
sound.
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Smart share file
Playback
To control music playback
Controls play and sets options while listening to a
music.
To control movie playback
Controls play and sets options while watching
movies.
a Progress bar - Selects the desired point and
plays.
b Playback control - Refer to the basic operation
for video.
d List - Stops playback and returns to the list.
To control photo view
Controls playback and sets options while viewing
pictures in full screen.
b Progress bar - Selects the desired point and
plays.
c [List] - Stops playback and returns to the list.
,,Note
When you move the progress bar to desired
point during playback, some files may not be
moved to exact point or play next file back.
Basic operations for video and
audio content
To stop playback
Press Z (STOP) or while playback.
To pause playback
a Slideshow - Displays photos as a slideshow.
b BGM - Plays background music.
c � Rotation - Rotate the picture.
� enlargement - Enlarges the picture.
d Option - Sets options for viewing photo. (page
26)
e List - Stops playback and returns to the list.
,,Note
� In case of 3D photo file, slide show function
is not worked.
� Linked 3D photo files to DLNA server are
not available for viewing.
Press N (Play/Pause) button on the remote
control or M on the screen while playback.
Press N (Play/Pause) button on the remote
control or M on the screen to resume playback.
4
Operating
c Option - Sets options for the Picture Size or
video play. (page 28)
a Playback control - Refer to the basic operation
for audio.
26 Operating
To resume playback
Repeat playback
(Movie files)
(Music files)
The unit records the point where you stopped
during playback. When you play the file again on
the list, the option will be appeared on the file.
; – The current track or file will be played back
repeatedly.
To resume the playback, Select [Play on previous
playtime.].
: – All the tracks or files will be played back
repeatedly.
l – The tracks or files will be played back in
random order.
Basic operations for photo
content
To play a slide show
Press [Slide Show d] on the Photo view screen.
,,Note
4
This function is available for [Contents Type]
playback.
To stop a slide show
Press [Slide Show Z] on the Photo view screen.
To skip to the next/previous photo
Operating
To scan forward or backward
(Movie files)
Press c or vto play fast forward or fast reverse
during playback.
You can change the various playback speeds by
pressing c or vrepeatedly.
,,Note
� Linked files to DLNA server are not available
for this Scan function.
� Some file formats are not supported by the
backward scan function.
While viewing a photo in full screen, press a or d
on the remote control to go to the previous or next
photo.
Options while viewing a photo
You can use various options during viewing a
photo in full screen.
1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press m
(INFO/MENU) to display the option menu.
2. Select an [Set Photo View] option, and press
Wheel ( ).
To skip to the next/previous file
(Music files)
During playback, press C or V to go to the
next file or to return to the beginning of the current
track/file.
Press C twice briefly to step back to the
previous file.
In the file list menu of server, there may have many
types of content in a folder together. In this case,
the files are skipped to same contents type.
a Slide Show Speed – Adjust slide show’s
speed Fast/ Medium/ Slow.
b Slide Show Effect – Adjust slide show’s
Effect Fade in/Out, Slide, / Off.
c BGM – Select Back Ground of Music while
viewing photo.
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d Repeat – Select repeat mode (One song /
ALL) for desired song.
e Random – Photo files will be played
random order.
3. Press BACK (1) or [Previous] to exit the option
menu.
Listening to music while slide show
Options while watching a video
You can check and adjust a subtitle information of
the video file on playing.
1. While playback or pause, press m (INFO/MENU)
to show various playback options.
2. Select [Set Video Play] or [Picture Size], [Set 3D
Video] option.
You can display photo files while listening to audio
files.
a
1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press m
(INFO/MENU) to display the option menu.
b
2. Select [Set Photo View.] option, and press
Wheel ( ).
d
e
3. Select [BGM] option, and press Wheel (
c
).
f
4. Select a folder you wish to play.
g
Music folder that you can select is only for HDD
or USB device in this unit.
) to
a Repeat – All the files will be played back
repeatedly.
b Audio Language – Selected audio or
channel.
c Subtitle Language – Select subtitle On / Off.
d Language – Selected subtitle.
e Code Page – Select subtitle code page.
Select g and press Wheel (
upper directory.
,,Note
) to display the
When selecting the audio folder from a server,
file selection is not available. only folder
selection is available.
f Sync – Synchronizes unmatched video
subtitle.
g Position – Adjust the subtitle position.
h Size – Adjust the subtitle size.
i Colour – Adjust the subtitle colour.
3. To adjust option value, use the a/ d on the
screen .
4. Press BACK (1) or [Previous] to exit the option
menu.
,,Note
� If no button is pressed for a few seconds,
the on-screen display disappears.
� Available items may differ depending on
titles.
4
Operating
5. To select [Select], and press Wheel (
complete music selection.
h
i
28 Operating
Setting 3D Video
This player can play 3D files which contain separate
views for the left and right eyes.
Preparation
In order to playback 3D files in stereoscopic 3D
mode, you need to:
Check your TV is 3D capable and has HDMI
input(s).
Wear 3D glasses to enjoy the 3D experience
if it is necessary.
Check whether the 3Dtitle is the 3D file or
not.
Connect an HDMI cable (Type A, High
Speed HDMI™ Cable) between the player’s
HDMI output and TV’s HDMI input.
1. Press HOME (n).
4
2. Play a 3D file in the unit.
Operating
3. While playback or pause, press m (INFO/MENU).
4. [Set Video Play], [Picture Size] and [Set 3D Video]
options are displayed.
5.Select a/ d to set [Set 3D Video] option.
6. To return to the file list, press Z (Stop).
,,Note
� When playing 3D file, do not use 3D(ON/
OFF) button in your TV remote control. The
screen may be distorted. We recommend to
watch 3D movie by selecting [Set 3D Video]
on the unit.
� If you select [Set 3D Video] option to play
a normal file, the file may be divided or
distorted.
� During playback 3D file, magic pointer will
be disappeared.
Caution when viewing 3D images
>>Caution
� When viewing 3D images, it is
recommended that the viewer maintain
a distance of at least twice the screen’s
diagonal length.
� Watching a 3D content for a long period
time may cause dizziness or tiredness.
� It is not recommended to watch a movie
in 3D mode for infirm, child and pregnant
woman.
� If you are experiencing headache, tiredness
or dizziness while viewing contents in 3D,
it is strongly recommended to stop the
playback and rest until you feel normal.
Warning when using 3D glasses
>>Caution
� When viewing 3D images, it is
recommended that the viewer maintain
a distance of at least twice the screen’s
diagonal length.
� Do not store 3D glasses in extreme
conditions. Exposure to excessively high or
low temperatures may deform the lenses.
Don not use deformed glasses.
� Do not apply pressure to or subject 3D
glasses to any impact. Subjecting 3D glasses
to rough handling may cause a defect.
� The lenses on 3D glasses are vulnerable to
scratching. Use only a soft and clean cloth
for cleaning. A dirty cloth may scratch the
lens surface.
� Scratching the lens surface of the 3D
glasses with sharp objects or cleaning with
chemicals may distort 3D images.
Picture size
you can select picture size by selecting original or
full during playback a video file.
1. While playing a video file, press m (INFO/
MENU) button.
2. [Picture Size] option is displayed.
3.Select a/ d to adjust [Picture Size] option.
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Using the Premium
To use paid Content
Some premium Content are provided as for -free
services, use either LG Electronics’s proprietary
billing system or that of each content provider. With
LG’s billing system, sign up for membership and
register payment information on www.lgapps.com
before paying.
You can use various content services via Internet
with the Premium feature.
Home menu / [Premium]
1. Check the network connection and settings
(page 11).
1. Click Sign in button in upper right corner of
Home screen to sign in.
2. Press HOME (n).
3. Select the [Premium], and press Wheel (
2. Move to the desired Premium service.
).
3. After checking the content’s pricing and service
information, click the Purchase button.(Some
Content may be subject to a time limit or
restricted number of views.
4. Once the purchasing process is completed, view
the paid content by clicking the Buy button.
5. Select your ID on upper menu of Home screen
and check history of purchases from My page
/ Payment inquiry. / Purchase History of web
site ( www.lgappstv.com).
4. Select an online service, and press Wheel (
).
a Sign in – Displays the [Premium] Login
menu screen.
b Search – Searches other content you want.
(see the page 32)
c Premium Content – Displays the[
Premium] content.
d Add to My Apps – Displays Premium apps
you are able to add to “My Apps”.
,,Note
� To initialize the Premium, select [Initialization
of Premium] in the [Settings]. (See the page
36)
� For some [Premium] content, the pointing
of the magic remote control does not work.
For controlling, please use the direction keys
on the remote.
� The content of Premium services and
service related information, including user
interface, is subject to changes. Please refer
to the web site of each service for most upto-date information.
� Using Premium features with wireless
network connection may result in improper
streaming speed by interference from
household devices that are using radio
frequencies.
� For best service quality, subscribe to an
Internet service of 4.0Mbps (1.5Mbps or
faster ). Contact the ISP (Internet service
provider) for any problems related to
Internet speed.
� Content providers may make available
content that is unsuitable for minors.
Parental discretion advised.
Operating
,,Note
� Detailed information of each service,
contact to the content provider or visit
support link of the service.
4
30 Operating
Using the LG Smart
world (LG Apps)
LG Smart World is a TV application service available
through Smart TV Service. You can download and
enjoy many different apps ( for fee or free) including
education, entertainment, life and news.
Home menu / [LG Smart World]
1. Check the network connection and settings
(page 11).
2. Press HOME (n).
3. Select the [LG Smart World], and press
Wheel( ).
To sign up with LG Smart World
1. Press HOME (n).
2. Select the [LG Smart World], and press Wheel (
).
3. Select Sign up and agree to Legal Notice.
4. Enter ID and password.
5. In confirm password box, enter password again.
6. Select [OK ] to complete sign-up process.
,,Note
� If you only have the unit account, only
free apps are available. To use paid apps,
please add your payment method to our
site. (www.lgappstv.com)
� You can sign in up to five units with a
single ID .
To install app on the unit
4
1. Press HOME (n).
Operating
3. Sign in first.
2. Select the [LG Smart World], and press Wheel (
).
4. Select the desired app from list. Find the desired
app quickly using search function.
a Sign in – When you sign in, ID is displayed.
When you select the ID, you can select My
Page and Sign Out.
b LG APPS Content – Select the app to
install.
5. Select “Install” on the detailed info page to
install app on [My Apps]. You need to pay for
paid apps.
,,Note
� You can purchase apps from PC or this unit
but you must use the unit to install and run
them.
� If you have insufficient storage space on
unit, You can download apps to USB storage
device connected through the unit’s
terminal. The app stored on USB is available
to run /delete/ move form My Apps screen.
� The USB storage device containing apps
cannot be used for saving other data.
Operating
To manage my information
1. Press HOME (n).
2. Select the [LG Smart World], and press Wheel (
).
3. Sign in.
4. Select the currently signed-in ID at the top of
the screen.
5. Select [My page] option.
6. Manage by examining Member Information, My
Purchased Apps List and Installed Apps List.
Using the My Apps
menu
It is located at the bottom of the Home screen
for quick and easy access to searches, internet, LG
Smart World.
Home menu / [My Apps]
1. Press HOME (n).
My Information
Shows basic information
about the ID currently
signed in. To change your
member information,
please visit www.
lgappstv.com on your PC.
2. Select the desired app to run.
Payment Inquiry
Views Payment History
with the ID you have
signed in.
To edit My Apps items
Views My Purchased
Apps List with the ID
you have signed in. You
can delete/ re-install the
purchased apps.
Changes orders/ Deletes items by dragging the app
icons on My Apps with magic remote control.
1. Press HOME (n).
2. Select the [My Apps], and press Wheel (
).
3. If you want to delete an app, drag the app while
pressing Wheel ( ) button to recycle bin
[Delete] and then select [OK].
4
Operating
Purchased Apps
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32 Operating
Using [Search] app
This search function enables efficient searching
of LG Apps and other Content. Enter search terms
using an input device like the remote control to
search LG Apps, and parts of Premium Service.
1. Select the [Search] in the [My Apps] and press
Wheel ( ).
2. Enter search terms in the blank.
Using the [Internet] Web
browser app
Types URL manually on the screen or visits web
sites added to Favorite.
1. Select the [Internet] in the [My Apps] and press
Wheel ( ).
2. Enter search terms in the blank.
a Types in the web address or URL.
4
Operating
a Search - Enter search terms.
b Selects when opening several web browsers.
b Search button - After entering the search
terms, select the button or use red colored
button on the remote control.
c Add the current page to favorites.
c Back - Moves to the previous step.
d Moves to a previously visited website.
,,Note
� For best service quality, subscribe to an
Internet service of 4.0Mbps (1.5Mbps or
faster). Contact the ISP (Internet service
provider) for any problems related to
Internet speed.
� Internet only works with pre-installed plugins.
� Internet only plays the following media file
formats: JPEG/ PNG/ GIF/WMV (ASF)/ WMA/
MP3/ MP4
� Internet is forcibly closed when memory is
insufficient.
� For the internet, fonts installed on the unit
are used and may not be displayed normally
depending on the content played.
� Internet does not support file and font
download.
� Internet is made only for this unit. So it may
have different operation from PC browsers.
Appendix 33
Adjust the Setup
Settings
[PICTURE] Menu
Resolution
Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal.
You can change the settings of the unit in the
[Settings] menu.
1. Press HOME (n).
Home menu / [Settings] / [PICTURE]
[1080p]
Outputs 1080 lines of progressive video.
[720p]
Outputs 720 lines of progressive video.
,,Note
2. Select the [Settings] menu in the [My Apps]. The
[Settings] menu appears.
If top, bottom, right and left parts of the
image are cut off, change the setting option
TV ASPECT RATIO to JUST SCAN on your
TV. Depending on the TV brand, menu
configuration may differ slightly.
[SOUND] Menu
Set the unit’s Sound options according to the type
of audio system you use.
Home menu / [Settings] / [SOUND]
,,Note
Since many factors affect the type of audio
output, see “Audio output Specifications” on
page 46 for details.
Sound Setting
[PCM]
4.Use a/ d to select a second setup option, and
press Wheel ( ) to move to the third level.
Select if you connect this unit’s HDMI OUT or
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack to a device with twochannel digital stereo decoder.
[Auto]
Select if you connect this unit’s HDMI OUT or
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack to a device with PCM
or Dolby Digital.
5.Use s/w to select a desired setting, and press
Wheel ( ) to confirm your selection.
5
Appendix
3.Use s/w to select the first setup option, and
move to the second level.
34 Appendix
DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
Balloon Help
This function allows you to listen to a movie at a
lower volume without losing clarity of sound.
This function allows you to display or delete the
guide bubble on the setting menu. Set this option
to [On] for displaying guide.
[Off]
Turns off this function.
Factory Reset
[On]
You can reset the unit to its original factory setting.
Compress the dynamic range of the Dolby
Digital audio output.
[OPTION] Menu
Home menu / [Settings] / [OPTION]
Language Menu
Select a language for the [Settings] menu and onscreen display.
5
,,Note
If you reset the unit to its original factory
settings using [Factory Reset] option, you have
to set all the activation for the online services
and network settings again.
Smart TV Setting
Sets many Smart TV- related settings and manages
IDs.
[Smart TV Country]
Appendix
Auto Off
Changes Country Setting on the Smart TV.
The screen saver appears when you leave the player
in Stop mode for about five minutes. If you set this
option to [On], the unit automatically turns itself off
after the Screen Saver is displayed for 20 minutes.
Set this option to [Off ] to leave the screen saver
until the unit is operated by the user.
[Premium Version]
Receives Premium service and LG apps of the
desired country.
Displays Premium service version.
[ID List]
Pointer
Checks and delete IDs signed in to LG Smart
service of the unit.
Sets the speed, shape and size of the Magic remote
control’s magic pointer.
[Reset]
[Speed]
Initializes all registered device Info. by selecting
[Reset Registration Info.].
Sets the moving speed of the magic pointer.
[Legal Notice]
[Shape]
Shows Legal Notice for Smart TV.
Chooses from different shapes of the magic
pointer.
[Size]
Chooses the size of the Magic pointer.
[Alignment]
Set it to [On]. If there is any misalignment
between the Magic pointer and the actual
direction the remote control indicates, move
the Magic Remote Control left and right to
realign. The Magic pointer will automatically
realign to the center, making it easier to control.
Appendix 35
[NETWORK] Menu
The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the
software update, Web Browser and online content
services.
Home menu / [Settings] / [NETWORK]
Network Connection
If your home network environment is ready to
connect the unit, the unit needs to be set the
wired or wireless network connection for network
communication. (See “Connecting to your Home
Network” on page 11.)
Network Status
If you want to check the network status on this
unit, select the [Network Status] options and press
Wheel ( ) to check whether a connection to the
network and the internet have been established.
Wi-Fi Direct setting
Smart Share Setting
[Device Name]
You can make a network name using virtual
keyboard. This player will be recognized by the
name you are entering on your home network.
ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video
format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi
Corporation. This is an official DivX Certified®
device that plays DivX video. Visit divx.com for
more information and software tools to convert
your files into DivX videos.
ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX
Certified® device must be registered in order to
play purchased DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD)
movies. To obtain your registration code, locate
the DivX VOD section in your device setup
menu. Go to vod.divx.com for more information
on how to complete your registration.
[Registration]
Displays the registration code of your unit.
[Deregistration]
Deactivate your unit and display the
deactivation code.
,,Note
All the downloaded videos from DivX(R) VOD
with this unit’s registration code can only be
played on this unit.
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This player is a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device. Wi-Fi
Direct™ is the technology that devices to connect
each other without connecting to an Access point
or a router. Set this option to [On] for activating the
Wi-Fi Direct™ mode. Refer to page 23 for the device
connection.
[DivX® VOD]
36 Appendix
[SUPPORT] Menu
Home menu / [Settings] / [SUPPORT]
Software Update
[Current version]
Displays the current software version.
[Check Update Version]
You can update the software by connecting
the unit directly to the software update server
(see the page 37).
Product/ Service Info
Supports product information, current program
version and service center info.
Network software
update
Network update notification
From time to time, performance improvements
and/or additional features or services may be
made available to units that are connected to a
broadband home network. If there is new software
available and the unit is connected to a broadband
home network, the unit will inform you about the
update as follows.
1. The update menu will appear on the screen
when you turn on the unit.
2.Use a or dbutton on your remote control to
select a desired option and then press Wheel ( ).
Initialization of Premium
Premium information, country setting, and user
sign-in information will be reset. When an error
occurs in Premium page, reset will fix the problem.
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[Start]
Starts the software update.
[Cancel]
Exits the update menu and
displays it next booting.
Appendix 37
Software update
You can update the unit using the latest software
to enhance the products operation and/or add
new features. You can update the software by
connecting the unit directly to the software update
server.
,,Note
� Before updating the software in your unit,
remove USB Device from the unit.
� Before updating the software in your unit,
turn the unit off and then turn it back on.
6. When update is completed, the message,
“Update is completed. Rebooting now” will
appear, and then Power will be rebooting with
new version.
,,Note
The Software Update function may not
work properly depending on your internet
environment. In this case, you can obtain
the latest software from the authorized LG
Electronics Service Center then update your
unit. Refer to “Customer Support” on page 45.
� During the software update procedure,
do not turn off the unit or disconnect AC
power, or do not press any button.
� If you cancel the update, turn off the power
and turn it on for stable performance.
� This unit cannot be updated to previous
software version.
1. Check the network connection and settings
(page 11).
2. Select [SUPPORT] option in the [Settings] menu.
3. Select [Software Update] option, and press
Wheel ( ).
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The unit will display current version. Select
[Check Update Version] button.
,,Note
If there is no update available, the Message,
“No update is found.” appears.
4. If a new version exists, the version information is
displayed.
5. Select [Update] to start. (Selecting [Close] will
end the update.)
>>Caution
Do not turn off the power during the software
update.
38 Appendix
About Nero
MediaHome 4
Essentials
Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials is a software for
sharing video, audio and photo files stored on your
computer to this unit as a DLNA-compatible digital
media server.
,,Note
� The Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials CDROM is designed for PCs and should not be
inserted in this unit or in any product other
than a PC.
� The supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
CD-ROM is a customized software edition
only for sharing files and folders to this unit.
� The supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
software does not support following
functions: Transcoding, Remote UI, TV
control, Internet services and Apple iTunes.
� The supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
software can be downloaded at http://www.
nero.com/ download.php?id=nmhlgewin.
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� This manual explains operations with
the English version of Nero MediaHome
4 Essentials as examples. Follow the
explanation referring to the actual
operations of your language version.
Appendix
System requirements
Windows PC
� Windows® XP (Service Pack 2 or higher), Windows
Vista® (no Service Pack required), Windows® 7
(no Service Pack required), Windows® XP Media
Center Edition 2005 (Service Pack 2 or higher),
Windows Server® 2003
� Windows Vista® 64-bit edition (application runs
in 32-bit mode)
� Windows® 7 64-bit edition (application runs in
32-bit mode)
� Hard drive space: 200 MB hard drive space for a
typical installation of Nero MediaHome standalone
� 1.2 GHz Intel® Pentium® III or AMD
Sempron™ 2200+ processors
� Memory: 256 MB RAM
� Graphics card with at least 32 MB video memory,
minimum resolution of 800 x 600 pixels, and 16bit color settings
� Windows® Internet Explorer® 6.0 or higher
� DirectX® 9.0c revision 30 (August 2006) or higher
� Network environment: 100 Mb Ethernet, WLAN
Appendix 39
File requirement
Video files
File
Extension
*.asf
*.wmv
Codec
Video
VC-1 Advanced Profile, VC-1 Simple and Main Profile
Audio
WMA Standard, WMA9 Professional
Video
DIVX3.11, DIVX4, DIVX5, DIVX6, XVID, MPEG1, H.264/ AVC, Motion
Jpeg
Audio
MPEG-1 Layer I, II, MPEG-1 Layer III(MP3),
*.divx,
*.avi
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, LPCM, ADPCM
*.mp4,
*.m4v,
*.mov
*.mkv
*.ts
*.trp
Video
H.264/AVC, MPEG-4 Part2
Audio
AAC
Video
H.264/AVC
Audio
HE-AAC, Dolby Digital
Video
H.264/AVC, MPEG-2, VC-1
Audio
MPEG-1 Layer I, II, MPEG-1 Layer III(MP3)
*.vob
*.mpg
*.mpeg
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC
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Video
MPEG-1, MPEG-2
Audio
Dolby Digital, MPEG-1 Layer I, II, DVD-LPCM
Appendix
*.tp
Video
MPEG-1
Audio
MPEG-1 Layer I,II
40 Appendix
Audio files
File
Type
mp3
Item
Information
Bit rate
32 kbps ~ 320 kbps
Sample freq.
16 kHz ~ 48 kHz
Support
MPEG1, MPEG2, Layer2, Layer3
Photo files
File
Type
2D(jps, jpg,
jpe)
Item
Profile
Available file
type
15360 x 8640 bit/pixel
Photo size
Minimum : 64 x 64
3D(jps)
Progressive Type: 1920 x 1440 bit/pixel
Maximum : Normal Type: 15360 (W) x 8640 (H)
Progressive Type: 1920 (W)x 1440 (H)
3D(mpo)
Available file
type
mpo
Photo size
4:3 Size : 3,648x2,736, 2592x1,944, 2,028x1,536
3:2 Size : 3,648x2,432
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Smart ShareTMsupporting file
� Maximum data transfer rate :
20 Mbps(Mega bit per second)
� External supported subtitle formats :
*.smi, *.srt, *.sub (Micro DVD, SubViewer 1.0/2.0), *.ass, *.ssa,
*.txt ( TMPlayer), *.psb(Power DivX)
� Internal supported subtitle formats :
XSUB (Supports internal subtitles generated from DivX6)
Appendix
41
,,Note
� The file name is limited to 129 characters.
� Maximum files/Folder: Less than 2000 (total number of files and folders)
� Depending on the size and number of the files, it may take several minutes to read the content on
the media.
� File compatibility may differ depending on the server.
� Because the compatibility on DLNA server are tested on the bundle DLNA server (Nero MediaHome
4 Essentials) environment, file requirements and playback functions may differ depending on media
servers.
� The file requirements on page 39-40 are not always compatible. There may have some restrictions by
file features and media server’s ability.
� Playing a video subtitle files are only available on share folder of DLNA media server created by
supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials software on this unit package.
� The files from removable media such as USB drive etc. on your media server may not be shared
properly.
� HD video files contained on the USB 1.0/1.1 may not played properly. USB 2.0 are recommended to
play back HD video files.
*1
*2
� This player does not support files that are recorded with GMC or Qpel .
*1 GMC – Global Motion Compensation
*2 Qpel – Quarter pixel
� Only H.264/AVC profile level 4.1 and lower is supported.
� Some subtitles created by users may not be worked properly.
� The video and subtitle files should be placed in the same folder. In this case, you must assign the
same names for the video and subtitle files for proper display.
� DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance, which allows users to access video/ music / photo
files stored in server enjoy them on the unit via home networking.
� Some video files that made by encoder may not be worked.
� If a video file in the USB device is not supported for high speed, it may not be played properly.
� We only guarantee normal playback for the File requirements on the page 39-40.
� When a subtitle file is added later, reset the share folder.
� In case of an internal and external subtitle together in a content, the internal subtitle is disappeared.
� When playing stored files in DLNA, the some subtitles may not be appeared and audio language may
not be changed.
Appendix
� The file size limit is dependent on the encoding environment.
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42 Appendix
About DLNA
This Unit is a DLNA Certified digital media unit that can display and play movie, photo and music content
from your DLNA-compatible digital media server (PC and Consumer Electronics).
The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a cross-industry organization of consumer electronics,
computing industry and mobile device companies. Digital Living provides consumers with easy sharing of
digital media through your home network.
The DLNA certification logo makes it easy to find products that comply with the DLNA Interoperability
Guidelines. This unit complies with DLNA Interoperability Guidelines v1.5.
When a PC running DLNA server software or other DLNA compatible device is connected to this unit, some
setting changes of software or other devices may be required. Please refer to the operating instructions for
the software or device for more information.
Certain system requirements
For high definition video playback:
� High definition display that has HDMI input jacks.
For Dolby® Digital Plus audio playback:
� An amplifier/receiver with a built-in (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus) decoder.
� Main, center, surround speakers and subwoofer as necessary for chosen format.
Compatibility notes
� If you experience compatibility problems, please contact an authorized Customer Service Center.
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� Dolby Digital Plus are supported with maximum 5.1 channels if you use HDMI connection for the audio
output of the unit.
Appendix
Appendix 43
About Magic remote
control
To re-register the Magic Remote
Control
>>Caution
� Use within an effective distance of 33 ft. (10
meters). Using the Remote Control from
greater distances or when obstructions
block the sight line may cause malfunctions.
� Electronic devices nearby may cause
communication interference. Devices such
as microwave oven and wireless LAN use
the same frequency range( 2.4 GHz) as the
Magic Remote Control, which may interfere
with the remote control.
� The Magic Remote Control may be broken if
dropped or damaged in any other way.
� Do not drop or subject the Magic Remote
Control to heavy impacts.
Press the HOME (n) and BACK (1) buttons at the
same time for about 5 seconds. The Magic remote
control will be unpaired with your unit.
,,Note
� Set the speed and shape of the Magic
pointer that appears on the screen. (Refer to
the setting the Magic pointer (page 34).
� If the Magic pointer has not been used for
a certain period of time, it will disappear.
When the Magic pointer disappears from
the screen, shake the Magic Remote Control
to the right and left. Then, it appears again.
� If you press the navigation button while
moving the Magic pointer on the screen,
the Magic pointer disappears, and the
Magic remote control works as a regular
remote control.
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� Press the BACK (1) button while pointing
the remote control at the unit for 5 seconds
to reset and re-register it.
44 Appendix
Troubleshooting
General
Symptom
Cause & Solution
No Power.
� Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely.
Cannot play movie, photo or
audio files.
� The files are not recorded in a format that the unit can play.
The remote control does not
work properly.
� The remote control is not pointed at the remote sensor of the unit.
� The unit does not support the codec of the video file.
� The remote control is too far from the unit.
� There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
� The batteries in the remote control are exhausted.
� We recommend using alkaline batteries.
The connected USB storage
device is not recognized.
� Try another different USB cable, some of USB cable may not support
enough current for normal USB operation.
� If you use a USB extension cable or USB HUB, the USB devices may not
be recognized.
� An USB device which requires additional program installation when
you have connected it to a computer is not supported.
� This unit supports only USB Flash Drive and USB External HDD with
FAT32 or NTFS format.
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Picture
Symptom
Cause & Solution
There is no picture.
� Select the appropriate video input mode on the TV so the picture
from the unit appears on the TV screen.
� Your TV may not support the resolution you have set on the unit.
Change the resolution that your TV accepts.
� The player’s HDMI OUT jack is connected to a DVI device that does
not support copyright protection.
Picture noise appears.
� Set the resolution which your TV accepts.
Appendix 45
Resetting
Symptom
Cause & Solution
You can reset the unit as
follows.
� Press RESET button at the bottom of the unit. This will force the unit to
stand by mode.
� To operate the unit again, press 1 (POWER) button on the magic
remote control.
Network
Symptom
Cause & Solution
Streaming video services (such as
YouTube™, etc.) are often stopped
or “buffer” during playback.
� Your broadband service speed may not be fast enough to stream
video services. Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and
increase the broadband speed is recommended.
Shared folder or files from your
media server are not displayed on
the device list.
� The fire wall or anti-virus software on your media server is running.
Turn off the fire wall or anti-virus software running on your media
server.
� The unit is not connected to the local area network that media
server are connected.
� The wireless communication may be interrupted from household
devices that are using radio frequencies. Move the unit away from
them.
Access point is not displayed on
the “Access point name” list.
� The access point or wireless LAN router may not broadcast its SSID.
Set your access point to broadcast its SSID through your computer.
� Your network device such as access point may not set with
available frequency range and channel that this unit can support.
Try setting the frequency range and channel on the network
device setting.
Customer support
You can update the Unit using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new
features. To obtain the latest software for this unit (if updates have been made), please visit
http://www.lg.com/global/support/ or contact LG Electronics customer care center.
Open source software notice
To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL and other open source licenses, please visit
http://opensource.lge.com. All referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are
available to download with the source code.
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Appendix
Cannot connect the unit to the
access point or wireless LAN
router.
46 Appendix
Audio output specifications
AUTO
PCM
Audio Input
Digital Audio Output
MPEG
PCM
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital
HE-AAC
PCM
All
PCM
Specifications
General
Power Supply
Power consumption
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Refer to the main label or refer to the main label on the bottom.
AC adapter
DA-18B12
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 200 x 29 x 120 mm
Net Weight (Approx.)
0.51 kg
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Appendix
Outputs
HDMI OUT (video/audio)
19 pin (Type A, HDMI™ Connector)
DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL)
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
System
Signal system
Standard PAL color TV system
LAN port
Ethernet jack x 1, 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX
Wireless LAN (internal antenna)
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (2.4 GHz band)
Bus Power Supply (USB)
DC 5 V 0 500 mA
� Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Appendix 47
Trademarks and
licenses
DivX®, DivX Certified® and associated logos are
trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries
and are used under license.
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition
Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered
trademarks of HDMI licensing LLC.
Covered by one or more of the following
U.S. patents : 7,295,673; 7,460,668; 7,515,710;
7,519,274
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol
are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
DLNA®, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED® are
trademarks, service marks, or certification marks
of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
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The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification mark
of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
48 Appendix
Maintenance
Handling the unit
When shipping the unit
Please save the original shipping carton and
packing materials. If you need to ship the unit, for
maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was
originally packed at the factory.
Cleaning the unit
To clean the unit, use a soft, dry cloth. If the
surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not
use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or
thinner, as these might damage the surface of the
unit.
Keeping the exterior surfaces clean
� Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide
spray near the unit.
� Wiping with strong pressure may damage the
surface.
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� Do not leave rubber or plastic products in
contact with the unit for a long period of time.
Important information
relating to network
services
All information, data, documents, communications,
downloads, files, text, images, photographs,
graphics, videos, webcasts, publications, tools,
resources, software, code, programs, applets,
widgets, applications, products and other content
(“Content”) and all services and offerings (“Services”)
provided or made available by or through any
third party (each a “Service Provider”) is the sole
responsibility of the Service Provider from whom it
originated.
The availability of and access to Content and
Services furnished by the Service Provider through
the LGE Device are subject to change at any time,
without prior notice, including, but not limited to
the suspension, removal or cessation of all or any
part of the Content or Services.
Should you have any inquiry or problem related
to the Content or Services, you may refer to the
Service Provider’s website for the most up-todate information. LGE is neither responsible nor
liable for customer service related to the Content
and Services. Any question or request for service
relating to the Content or Services should be made
directly to the respective Content and Service
Providers.
Please note that LGE is not responsible for any
Content or Services provided by the Service
Provider or any changes to, removal of, or cessation
of such Content or Services and does not warrant
or guaranty the availability of or access to such
Content or Services.
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