LG | NB3730A | LG NB3730A Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
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NB3730A (NB3730A, S33A1-D)
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Safety Information
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CAUTION
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RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
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.
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.
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
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon
a dedicated circuit;
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only
that appliance and has no additional outlets or
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this
owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall
outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged
wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
Any of these conditions could result in electric
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the
appliance, and have the cord replaced with an
exact replacement part by an authorized service
center. Protect the power cord from physical or
mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked,
pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay
particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and
the point where the cord exits the appliance. To
disconnect power from the mains, pull out the
mains cord plug. When installing the product,
ensure that the plug is easily accessible.
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This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
Disposal of your old appliance
1.When this crossed-out wheeled bin
symbol is attached to a product it
means the product is covered by
the European Directive 2002/96/EC.
2.All electrical and electronic products
should be disposed of separately
from the municipal waste stream
via designated collection facilities
appointed by the government or
the local authorities.
3.The correct disposal of your
old appliance will help prevent
potential negative consequences
for the environment and human
health.
4.For more detailed information about
disposal of your old appliance,
please contact your city office,
waste disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the product.
Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators
1. When this crossed-out wheeled
bin symbol is attached to batteries/
accumulators of Your product
it means they are covered by
European Directive 2006/66/EC.
2. This symbol may be combined with
chemical symbols for mercury(Hg),
cadmium(Cd) or lead(Pb) if the
battery Contains more that 0.0005%
of mercury,0.002% of cadmium or
0.004% of lead.
3. All batteries/accumulators should
be disposed separately from
the municipal waste stream via
designated collection facilities
appointed by the government or
the local authorities.
4. The correct disposal of Your old
batteries/accumulators will help
to prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment,
animal and human health.
5. For more detailed information
about disposal of Your old batteries/
accumulators, please contact Your
city office, waste disposal service or
the shop where You purchased the
product.
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Safety way to remove 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 should not be exposed
to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
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Europe Notice
Italy Notice
A general authorization is requested for outdoor
use in Italy.
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LG Electronics hereby declares that this/these
product(s) is/are in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of
Directive 1999/5/EC, 2004/108/EC, 2006/95/EC,
2009/125/EC and 2011/65/EU.
The use of these equipments is regulated by:
Please contact to the following address for
obtaining a copy of the DoC (Declaration of
Conformity).
2. D.M. 28.5.03, for supply to public of RLAN access
to networks and telecom services.
Contact office for compliance of this product :
LG Electronics Inc.
EU Representative, Krijgsman 1,
1186 DM Amstelveen, The Netherlands
1. D.L.gs 1.8.2003, n. 259, articoli 104 (attività
soggette ad autorizzazione generale) se utilizzati
al di fuori del proprio fondo e 105 (libero uso) se
utilizzati entro il proprio fondo, in entrambi i casi
per uso private.
yy Please note that this is NOT a Customer Service
contact point. For Customer Service Information,
see Warranty Card or contact the dealer that you
purchased this product.
1. D.L.gs 1.8.2003, n. 259, article 104 (activity
subject to general authorization) for outdoor
use and article 105 (free use) for indoor use, in
both cases for private use.
L’uso degli apparati è regolamentato da:
2. D.M. 28.5.03, per la fornitura al pubblico
dell’accesso R-LAN alle reti e ai servizi di
telecomunicazioni.
Indoor Use Only
Brazil Notice
RF Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment should be installed and operated
with minimum distance 20 cm between the
radiator and your body.
Este equipamento opera em caráter secundário, isto
é, não tem direito a proteção contra interferência
prejudicial, mesmo de estações do mesmo tipo, e
não pode causar interferência a sistemas operando
em caráter primário.
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Important Notice for TV colour
system
The colour system of this player differs according to
currently playing discs.
Only the multi system colour TV can receive all
signals output from the player.
yy If you have a PAL colour system TV, you will see
just distorted images when using discs or video
contents recorded in NTSC.
yy The multi system colour TV changes the colour
system automatically according to input signals.
In case that the colour system is not changed
automatically, turn it off and then on to see
normal images on screen.
yy Even if the disc recorded in NTSC colour system
are well displayed on your TV, these may not be
recorded correctly on your recorder.
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For example, when the player plays the disc
recorded in the NTSC colour system, the image is
output as an NTSC signal.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
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2
Safety Information
8Introduction
8
– About the “7” symbol display
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Front Panel
9
Rear Panel
10 Remote Control
11 Mounting the main unit on a wall
2Connecting
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Speaker Connection
– Pairing wireless subwoofer
Connecting to Your TV
– HDMI Connection
– What is SIMPLINK?
– ARC (Audio Return Channel) function
– Resolution Setting
– Optical digital audio connection
Connections with external device
– OPTICAL IN connection
Connecting to your Home Network
– Wired network connection
– Wired network setup
– Wireless network connection
– Wireless network setup
3 System Setting
23 Initial Setup
24Settings
24 – Adjust the setup settings
25 – [NETWORK] menu
26 – [DISPLAY] menu
27 – [LANGUAGE] menu
28 – [AUDIO] menu
29 – [OTHERS] menu
30 Sound Effect
4Operating
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Home Menu Display
– Using [HOME] menu
– Using the Smart Share
Playing the Linked Devices
– Playing a USB device
– Playing a file on a network server
Using Home Network Server for PC
– Installing Nero MediaHome 4
Essentials
– Sharing files and folders
– About Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
– System requirements
General Playback
– Basic operations for video and audio
content
– Basic operations for photo content
– Resume playback
On-Screen Display
– To control video playback
– To control photo view
Viewing information from Gracenote
Media Database
Advanced Playback
– Repeat playback
– Repeating a specific portion
– Playing from selected time
– Selecting a subtitle language
– Hearing a different audio
– Changing the TV Aspect Ratio
– Changing Subtitle Code Page
– Changing the Picture Mode
– Viewing content information
– Changing content list view
– Selecting a subtitle file
– Listening to music during slide show
– Setting the [3D] option
Advanced Features
– Wi-Fi Direct™
Using Bluetooth technology
– Listening to music stored on the
Bluetooth devices
Using the Premium
Using the LG Smart World
– Signing in
– Searching online content
Table of Contents
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50 Using the My Apps Menu
5Troubleshooting
51Troubleshooting
51 – General
52 – Network
53 – Picture
53 – Sound
53 – Customer Support
53 – Open Source Software Notice
6Appendix
54 Controlling a TV with the Supplied
Remote Control
54 – Setting up the remote to control your
TV
55 Network Software Update
55 – Network update notification
55 – Software update
57 Additional Information
57 – File requirement
59 – About DLNA
59 – Certain system requirements
60 Audio Output Specifications
61 Trademarks and Licenses
64Specifications
65Maintenance
65 – Handling the unit
65 Important Information relating to Network
Services
Some of the content in this manual may differ from your unit depending on the software of the
unit or your service provider.
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Introduction
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Term
Symbol
Note
,
Indicates special
notes and
operating features.
>
Indicates cautions
for preventing
possible damages
from abuse.
Caution
Description
About the “7” symbol display
“7” may appear on your TV display during
operation and indicates that the function explained
in this owner’s manual is not available on that
specific media.
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Front Panel
a
b
d
e
g h
a 1/! (Standby/On)
b – / + (Volume)
Adjusts speaker volume.
c T (Play / Pause)
d I (Stop)
eF (Function)
Press it repeatedly to select other function.
f Speakers
g Display window
h USB Port
,,Note
Open USB cover by using your finger to
connect USB.
f
>>Caution
Precautions in using the touch buttons
yy Use the touch buttons with clean and dry
hands.
- In a humid environment, wipe out any
moisture on the touch buttons before
using.
yy Do not press the touch buttons hard to
make it work.
- If you apply too much strength, it can
damage the sensor of the touch buttons.
yy Touch the button that you want to work in
order to operate the function correctly.
yy Be careful not to have any conductive
material such as metallic object on the
touch buttons. It may cause the unit to
malfunction.
Rear Panel
a
b
c
1
d
aLAN connector
cOPT. IN connector
bHDMI OUT connector
dDC IN connector
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c
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Remote Control
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• • • • • • a • • • • • • • • • • • • c • • • • • •
1 (Power): Switches the unit ON
or OFF.
HOME ( ): Displays or exits the
[Home Menu].
OPTICAL/TV SOUND:
Changes input mode to optical
directly.
SUBTITLE: Selects a subtitle
language.
FUNCTION (P): Changes input
mode.
0-9 numerical buttons: Selects
numbered options in a menu.
CLEAR: Removes a mark on the
search menu or a number when
setting the password.
REPEAT (h): Repeats a desired
section or sequence.
• • • • • • b • • • • • •
c/v (SCAN): Searches
backward or forward.
C/V (SKIP): Goes to the
next or previous chapter/title/file.
Z (Stop): Stops playback.
z (Play): Starts playback.
M (Pause): Pauses playback.
SPEAKER LEVEL: Sets the sound
level of desired speaker.
Battery Installation
SOUND EFFECT: Selects a sound
effect mode.
VOL +/-: Adjusts speaker volume.
AUDIO: Selects an audio language
or audio channel.
MUTE(@): Mute the unit.
Remove the battery cover on the
rear of the Remote Control, and
insert two R03 (size AAA) battery
with and matched correctly.
INFO/MENU (m): Displays or exits
On-Screen Display.
Direction buttons: Selects an
option in the menu.
ENTER (b): Acknowledges menu
selection.
BACK ( ): Exits the menu or
resumes playback.
POP UP: Displays a pop-up menu,
if available.
SLEEP: Sets the system to turn off
automatically at a specified time.
• • • • • • d • • • • • •
Colored (R, G, Y, B) buttons:
They are used as shortcut buttons
for specific menus.
TV Control Buttons: See page
54.
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Mounting the main
unit on a wall
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2. When you mount it on a wall (concrete), use
the wall plugs (Not supplied). You should drill
some holes. A guide sheet (Wall Mount Bracket
Installation Template) is supplied to drill. Use the
sheet to check the point to drill.
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You can mount the main unit on a wall.
Prepare screws and bracket.
Unit
Wall Mount Bracket
Installation Template
Wall bracket
1. Match the TV’s BOTTOM EDGE of Wall Mount
Bracket Installation Template with the bottom
of TV and attach to the position.
TV
,,Note
Screws and Wall Plugs are not supplied for
mounting the unit. We recommend the Hilti
(HUD-1 6 x 30) for the mounting.
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3. Remove the Wall Mount Bracket Installation
Template.
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5. Hang the main unit onto the bracket as shown
below.
4. Fix it with screws (not supplied) as shown in the
illustration below.
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>>Caution
yy Do not install this unit upside down. It can
damage the parts of this unit or be the
cause of personal injury.
yy Do not hang onto the installed unit and
avoid any impact to the unit.
yy Secure the unit firmly to the wall so that it
does not fall off. If the unit falls off, it may
result in an injury of a person or damage to
the product.
yy When the unit is installed on a wall, please
make sure that a child does not pull any of
connecting cables, as it may cause it to fall.
,,Note
Detach the unit from the bracket as shown
below.
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Speaker Connection
Pairing wireless subwoofer
LED indicator of wireless subwoofer
Status
Yellow-green
The wireless subwoofer is
receiving the signal of the unit.
Yellow-green
(blink)
The wireless subwoofer is trying
to connect.
Red
The Wireless subwoofer is in
standby mode.
Off (No
display)
The power cord of wireless
subwoofer is disconnected.
Setting up the wireless subwoofer
for the first time
1. Connect the power cord of the Wireless
subwoofer to the outlet.
2. Turn on the main unit : The main unit and
wireless subwoofer will be automatically
connected.
Manually pairing wireless subwoofer
When your connection is not completed, you can
see the red LED on the woofer and woofer is not
made sound. To solve the problem, follow the
below steps.
1. Press and hold Z (Stop) button on the unit
and MUTE button on the remote control
simultaneously.
- Displays the “REMATE”.
2. Press PAIRING on back of the woofer.
- The Yellow-green LED will flicker.
3. Turn off and on the unit.
- If you see “Yellow-green” LED, it’ s successful.
4. If you don’t see “Yellow-green” LED, try again
Step 1 - Step 3.
,,Note
yy If there is a strong electromagnetic wave
product nearby, interference may occur. Put
the unit (Wireless subwoofer and main unit)
away from there.
yy If you operate main unit then wireless
subwoofer sound within a few seconds in
standby mode.
yy Set the distance between this unit and
subwoofer Receiver within 10 m (32 ft.).
yy Optimum performance can be
implemented only when the unit and
the Wireless subwoofer within distance
of 2 m (6 ft.) to 10 m (32 ft.) is used since
communication failure may occur if longer
distance is used.
yy It takes a few seconds (and may take longer)
for the Wireless Transmitter and subwoofer
to communicate with each other.
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LED Color
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Connecting to Your TV
HDMI Connection
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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 with Ethernet). Connect the
HDMI jack on the unit to the HDMI jack on a HDMI
compatible TV or monitor.
,,Note
yy 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.
yy When you use HDMI connection, you can
change the resolution for the HDMI output.
(Refer to “Resolution Setting” on page 15 )
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yy Select the type of video output from the
HDMI OUT jack using [HDMI Color Setting]
option on the [Settings] menu (see page
27).
yy Changing the resolution when the
connection has already been established
may result in malfunctions. To solve the
problem, restart the unit.
TV
HDMI cable
Set the TV’s source to HDMI (refer to TV’s Owner’s
manual).
Additional Information for HDMI
yy 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.
yy If there are noises or lines on the screen,
please check the HDMI cable (length is
generally limited to 4.5 m(15 ft.)).
What is SIMPLINK?
yy When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible
device, make sure of the followings:
-- 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.
-- The connected device’s video input is set
correctly for this unit.
-- The connected device is compatible with
720 x 576p, 1280 x 720p, 1920 x 1080i or
1920 x 1080p video input.
yy Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices
will work with this unit.
-- The picture will not be displayed properly
with non-HDCP device.
Some functions of this unit are controlled by the
TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with
SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
Controllable functions by LG TV’s remote control :
Power on/off, volume up/down, etc.
Refer to the TV owner’s manual for the details of
SIMPLINK function.
LG TV’s with SIMPLINK function has the logo as
shown above.
,,Note
Depending on the state of the unit, some
SIMPLINK operation may differ from your
purpose or not work.
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ARC (Audio Return Channel)
function
The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to
send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of the unit.
-- You must use the HDMI cable (Type A, High
Speed HDMI™ cable with Ethernet).
Resolution Setting
The unit provides several output resolutions for
HDMI OUT jack. You can change the resolution
using [Settings] menu.
1. Press HOME ( ).
2. Use A/D to select the [Settings] and press
ENTER (b). The [Settings] menu appears.
3. Use W/S to select [DISPLAY] option then
press D to move to the second level.
4. Use W/S to select the [Resolution] option
then press ENTER (b) to move to the third
level.
-- You must connect the HDMI OUT on the unit
with HDMI IN of the TV that supports ARC
function using an HDMI cable.
-- You can connect only one Sound bar to TV
compatible with ARC.
,,Note
To active [SIMPLINK/ARC] function, set this
option to [On]. (page 30)
5.Use W/S to select the desired resolution then
press ENTER (b) to confirm your selection.
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To use this function:
-- Your TV must support the HDMI-CEC and ARC
function and the HDMI-CEC and ARC must be
set to On.
-- The setting method of HDMI-CEC and ARC may
differ depending on the TV. For details about
ARC function, refer to your TV manual.
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Connecting
,,Note
yy If your TV does not accept the resolution
you have set on the unit, you can set
resolution to 576p as follows:
1.Press HOME ( ) to disappear the HOME
menu.
Optical digital audio
connection
You can enjoy the sound from your TV with a
optical digital audio connection.
2Press Z (Stop) for more than 5 seconds.
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Connecting
yy If you select a resolution manually and then
connect the HDMI jack to TV and your TV
does not accept it, the resolution setting is
set to [Auto].
yy If you select a resolution that your TV
does not accept, the warning message
will appear. After resolution change,
if you cannot see the screen, please
wait 20 seconds and the resolution will
automatically revert back to the previous
resolution.
Optical digital cable
TV
Connect the optical output jack of your TV into
the OPT. IN jack on the unit. And then select the
[OPTICAL] option by pressing FUNCTION (P). Or
press OPTICAL/TV SOUND to select directly.
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Connections with
external device
OPTICAL IN connection
You can enjoy the sound from your component
with a digital optical connection through the
speakers of this system.
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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.
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.
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.
To the digital
optical output jack
of your component
Connect the optical output jack of your component
into the OPT. IN jack on the unit. And then select
the [OPTICAL] option by pressing FUNCTION (P).
Or press OPTICAL/TV SOUND to select directly.
You can also use the F (Function) button on the
front panel to select the input mode.
,,Note
yy 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.
yy Do not connect a modular phone cable to
the LAN port.
yy Since there are various connection
configurations, please follow the
specifications of your telecommunication
carrier or internet service provider.
yy If you want to access content from DLNA
servers, this unit must be connected to the
same local area network through a router.
yy To set your PC as a DLNA server, install the
supplied Nero MediaHome 4 on your PC.
(page 34)
Connecting
Wired network connection
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Connecting
1. Select [Connection Setting] option in the
[Settings] menu then press ENTER (b).
Broadband
service
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Router
Connecting
2. Read the preparations for the network settings
and then press ENTER (b) while [Start] is
highlighted.
DLNA certified servers
Network will automatically be connected to the
unit.
Wired network setup
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, a small number
of home networks may require the unit’s network
setting to be adjusted. Adjust the [NETWORK]
setting as follow.
Preparation
Before setting the wired network, you need to
connect the broadband internet to your home
network.
Advanced Setting
If you want to set the network settings manually,
use W/S to select [Advanced Setting] on the
[Network Setting] menu and press ENTER (b).
1. Use W/S to select [Wired] and press ENTER
(b).
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2.Use W/S/A/D to select the IP mode
between [Dynamic] and [Static].
Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP
address automatically.
Wireless 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.
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Wireless
Communication
DLNA certified servers
Access Point or
Wireless Router
3. Select [Next] and press ENTER (b) to apply
network settings.
Broadband
service
Network connection status is displayed on the
screen.
4.Press ENTER (b) while [OK] is highlighted to
finish the wired network settings.
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 choose to use the wireless option, please
note that performance can sometimes be affected
by other electronic devices in the home.
Connecting
,,Note
If there is no DHCP server on the network and
you want to set the IP address manually, select
[Static] then set [IP Address], [Subnet Mask],
[Gateway] and [DNS Server] using W/S/
A/D and numerical buttons. If you make a
mistake while entering a number, press CLEAR
to clear the highlighted part.
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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.
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Preparation
Connecting
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 [Connection Setting] option in the
[Settings] menu then press ENTER (b).
2. Read the preparations for the network settings
and then press ENTER (b) while [Start] is
highlighted.
If wired network is not connected to the unit, all
available networks are displayed on the screen.
,,Note
yy 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.
yy An Access Point is a device that allows you
to connect to your home network wirelessly.
4.Use W/S/A/D to select the IP mode
between [Dynamic] and [Static].
Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP
address automatically.
,,Note
If there is no DHCP server on the network and
you want to set the IP address manually, select
[Static] then set [IP Address], [Subnet Mask],
[Gateway] and [DNS Server] using W/S/
A/D and numerical buttons. If you make a
mistake while entering a number, press CLEAR
to clear the highlighted part.
5. Select [Next] and press ENTER (b) to apply
network settings.
3.Use W/S to select a desired SSID of wireless
network and press ENTER (b).
Network connection status is displayed on the
screen.
If you have security on your access point, you
need to input the security code as necessary.
,,Note
If you use other characters than the english
alphabet or digits for the SSID name of your
access point or wireless router, it may be
displayed differently.
6. Select [OK] and press ENTER (b) to complete
the network connection.
Connecting
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Advanced Setting
Notes on network connection
If you want to set the network settings manually,
use W/S to select [Advanced Setting] on the
[Network Setting] menu and press ENTER (b).
yy 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 disconnect
the power cable of the home network router or
cable modem. Then power on and/or connect
the power cable again.
1. Use W/S to select [Wireless] and press ENTER
(b).
[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)].
[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.
[PIN] – If your access point supports the PIN
Code configuration method based on WPS(WiFi 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.
2. Follow the instructions of each connection
method on the screen.
,,Note
To use PBC and PIN network connection,
security mode of your access point must be
set to OPEN or AES.
yy 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.
yy Some internet content may require a higher
bandwidth connection.
yy 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.
yy Some internet connection operations may not
be possible due to certain restrictions set by the
Internet service provider (ISP) supplying your
broadband Internet connection.
yy Any fees charged by an ISP including, without
limitation, connection charges are your
responsibility.
yy 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.
yy You must use a Router to use xDSL service.
yy 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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Connecting
yy 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.
22 Connecting
yy 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.
yy 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.
2
Connecting
yy Turn off all unused network equipment in
your local home network. Some devices may
generate network traffic.
yy For better reception, place the unit from the
access point as close as possible.
yy 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.
yy 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.
yy Set your access point or wireless router to
Infrastructure mode. Ad-hoc mode is not
supported.
System Setting 23
Initial Setup
When you turn on the unit for the first time, the
initial setup wizard appears on the screen. Set the
display language and network settings on the initial
setup wizard.
5.Use W/S/A/D to select the IP mode
between [Dynamic] and [Static].
Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP
address automatically.
1.Press 1 (Power).
The initial setup wizard appears on the screen.
2.Use W/S/A/D to select a display language
and press ENTER (b).
6. Select [Next] and press ENTER (b) to apply
network settings.
3
Network connection status is displayed on the
screen.
For details on network settings, refer to
“Connecting to your Home Network” on page
17.
If wired network is connected, the network
connection setting will automatically be
finished.
4. All available networks are displayed on the
screen. Use W/S to select [Wired Network]
or desired SSID of wireless network and press
ENTER (b).
If you have security on your access point, you
need to input the security code as necessary.
System Setting
3. Read and prepare the preparations for the
network settings and then press ENTER (b)
while [Start] is highlighted.
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7. Select [Next] and press ENTER (b).
8. You can listen to TV sound through HTS Speaker
automatically when TV is turned on. TV and HTS
should be connected with optical cable. Press
W to move and press A/D to select [On] or
[Off ]. Select [Next] and press ENTER (b).
Settings
Adjust the setup settings
You can change the settings of the unit in the
[Settings] menu.
1.Press HOME ( ).
9. Check all the settings that you have set in the
previous steps.
2.Use A/D to select the [Settings] and press
ENTER (b). The [Settings] menu appears.
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Operating
Press ENTER (b) while [Finish] is highlighted
to finish the initial setup settings. If there is any
settings to be changed, use W/S/A/D to
select 1 and press ENTER (b).
10.Displays private sound mode guide. Press
ENTER (b).
3.Use W/S to select the first setup option, and
press D to move to the second level.
4.Use W/S to select a second setup option, and
press ENTER (b) to move to the third level.
5.Use W/S to select a desired setting, and press
ENTER (b) to confirm your selection.
System Setting 25
[NETWORK] menu
Network Play
The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the
software update and online content services.
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. Set this option to
[On] for allowing your smartphone to control this
unit. Refer to instructions of your DLNA certified
smartphone or the application for more detailed
information.
Connection Setting
If your home network environment is ready to
connect, the unit needs to be set up via wireless
or wired connection for network communication.
(See “Connecting to your Home Network” on page
17.)
Connection Status
Smart Service Setting
[Country Setting]
Select your area for displaying proper online
content service.
[Initialize]
Depending on the region, [Initialize] function
may not be available.
Device Name
You can make a network name using virtual
keyboard. This unit will be recognised by the name
you are entering on your home network.
Wi-Fi Direct
This unit is a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device. WiFi Direct™ is the technology that enables 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
46 for the device connection.
yy To use the [Network Play] function using a
DLNA certified smartphone, press HOME
( ) to display the home menu before
connecting to this unit.
yy While controlling the unit using the
[Network Play] function, the remote control
may not work.
yy Available file formats described on page
57 are not always supported on [Network
Play] function.
3
System Setting
If you want to check the network status on this unit,
select the [Connection Status] options and press
ENTER (b) to check whether a connection to the
network and the internet have been established.
,,Note
yy This unit and the DLNA Certified
Smartphone must be connected to the
same network.
26 System Setting
[DISPLAY] menu
Resolution
TV Aspect Ratio
Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal.
Refer to page 15 for details about the resolution
setting.
Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV
type.
3
[Auto]
Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
Displays theatrical images with masking bars
above and below the picture.
If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to
TVs providing display information (EDID),
automatically selects the resolution best suited
to the connected TV.
[4:3 Pan Scan]
[576p]
Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
Displays pictures cropped to fill your TV screen.
Both sides of the picture are cut off.
[720p]
[4:3 Letter Box]
System Setting
[16:9 Original]
Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected. The
4:3 picture is displayed with an original 4:3
aspect ratio, with black bars appearing at the
left and right sides.
[16:9 Full]
Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected. The
4:3 picture is adjusted horizontally (in a linear
proportion) to fill the entire screen.
,,Note
You cannot select [4:3 Letter Box] and
[4:3 Pan Scan] option when the resolution is
set to higher than 720p.
Outputs 576 lines of progressive video.
Outputs 720 lines of progressive video.
[1080i]
Outputs 1080 lines of interlaced video.
[1080p]
Outputs 1080 lines of progressive video.
System Setting 27
HDMI Color Setting
[LANGUAGE] menu
Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack.
For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your
display device.
Display Menu
[YCbCr]
Select a language for the [Settings] menu and onscreen display.
Select when connecting to a HDMI display
device.
[RGB]
Select when connecting to a DVI display
device.
Home Menu Guide
3
System Setting
This function allows you to display or delete the
guide bubble on the [HOME] menu. Set this option
to [On] for displaying guide.
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[AUDIO] menu
DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
Each file has a variety of audio output options. Set
the unit’s Audio options according to the type of
audio system you use.
This function allows you to listen to a movie at a
lower volume without losing clarity of sound.
,,Note
Since many factors affect the type of audio
output, see “Audio Output Specifications” on
page 60 for details.
Digital Output
3
[Auto]
The dynamic range of the Dolby Digital and
Dolby Digital Plus are operated as same as the
[On] mode.
[On]
Compress the dynamic range of the Dolby
Digital, Dolby Digital Plus audio output.
System Setting
[PCM Stereo] (HDMI only)
[Off]
Select if you connect this unit’s HDMI OUT jack
to a device with two-channel digital stereo
decoder.
Turns off this function.
[PCM Multi-Ch] (HDMI only)
Select if you connect this unit’s HDMI OUT jack
to a device with multi-channel digital decoder.
[DTS Re-Encode] (HDMI only)
Select if you connect this unit’s HDMI OUT jack
to a device with DTS decoder.
[Bit Stream] (HDMI only)
Select if you connect this unit’s HDMI OUT jack
to a device with LPCM, Dolby Digital, Dolby
Digital Plus, DTS decoder.
,,Note
yy When [Digital Output] option is set to [PCM
Multi-Ch], the audio may output as PCM
Stereo if the PCM Multi-Ch information is
not detected from HDMI device with EDID.
yy This setting is not available on the input
signal from an external device.
HD AV Sync
Sometimes Digital TV encounters a delay between
picture and sound. If this happens you can
compensate by setting a delay on the sound so
that it effectively ‘waits’ for the picture to arrive:
this is called HD AV Sync. Use AD to scroll up and
down through the delay amount, which you can
set at anything between 0 and 300 ms.
System Setting 29
[OTHERS] menu
DivX® VOD
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.
[Register]
Displays the registration code of your unit.
[Deregister]
Deactivate your unit and display the
deactivation code.
,,Note
All the downloaded videos from DivX® VOD
with this player’s registration code can only be
played on this unit.
Auto Power Off
The screen saver appears when you leave the unit
in Stop mode for about five minutes. If you set
this option to [On], the unit automatically turns
off within 15 minutes since the Screen Saver is
displayed. Set this option to [Off ] to leave the
screen saver until the unit is operated by the user.
,,Note
When you set [Auto power Off ] function in
setting menu on, this unit will be off itself to
save electric consumption in the case main
unit is not connected to external device and is
not used for 20 minutes.
,,Note
yy If [Quick Start] option is set to [On] and an
AC power is accidently re-connected to
the player by power failure etc., the player
automatically boots itself to be the standby
status. Before operating the player, wait for a
while until the player is in standby status.
yy When [Quick Start] is set to [On], power
consumption will be higher than when
[Quick Start] is set to [Off ].
3
System Setting
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.
Quick Start
This player can stay in standby mode with low
power consumption, so that the player can
instantly boot without delay when you turn on this
unit. Set this option to [On] for activating [Quick
Start] function.
30 System Setting
TV Sound Connecting
You can listen to TV sound through this unit’s
speaker automatically when TV is turned on. TV and
this unit should be connected with optical cable.
Sound Effect
You can select a sound mode that suits you and the
contents you are playing. Press SOUND EFFECT
repeatedly until the desired mode appears on the
front panel display or the TV screen. The displayed
items for the equalizer maybe different depending
on sound sources and effects.
[Natural]: You can enjoy comfortable and natural
sound.
3
Press W to move and press A/D to select [On] or
[Off ]. Select [OK] and press ENTER (b).
[Bypass]: Software with multichannel surround
audio signals is played according to the way it was
recorded.
Initialize
[Bass Blast]: Reinforce the bass sound effect from
front left and right speaker and subwoofer.
System Setting
[Factory Set]
[Loudness]: Improves bass and treble sound.
You can reset the unit to its original factory
settings.
[User EQ]: You can adjust the sound by raising or
lowering the level of specific frequency.
,,Note
If you reset the unit to its original factory
settings using [Factory Set] option, you have to
set all the activation for the online services and
network settings again.
[3D SOUND]: 3D Sound features deliver sound
creating a wider spot so you can enjoy more
immersive and cinematic surround sound.
Setting the [User EQ]
Software
[Information]
Displays the current software version.
[Update]
You can update the software by connecting
the unit directly to the software update server
(page 55).
SIMPLINK/ARC
-- The SIMPLINK function allows you to control this
unit with LG TV’s remote control.
-- The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV
to send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of this
player.
Set this option to [On] for activating [SIMPLINK/
ARC] function. (page 14)
1.Use W/S to select the desired frequency.
2.Use A/D to select the desired level.
Select [Cancel] option then press ENTER (b) to
cancel the setting.
Select [Reset] option then press ENTER (b) to reset
the all adjustments.
Operating
Home Menu Display
Using [HOME] menu
The home menu appears when you press HOME
( ). Use W/S/A/D to select a category and
press ENTER (b).
,,Note
a [Smart Share] - Displays Smart Share menu.
b
[Premium] - Displays the Premium home
screen. (page 48)
c
[LG Smart World] - Displays LG Apps titles
provided to the unit. (page 49)
d
[My Apps] - Displays the [My Apps] screen.
(page 50)
e [Input] - Changes input mode.
f [Settings] - Adjusts the system settings.
g
[Search] - Searches for desired LG Apps and
other content.
h [Log In] - Displays login menu.
Using the Smart Share
You can play video, photo and audio content on
the unit by connecting a USB device or using home
network (DLNA).
1.Press HOME ( ) to display the home menu.
2. Select [Smart Share] and press ENTER (b).
4
a Displays all linked devices.
b Displays video, photo or audio content.
c Displays the file or folder on linked device.
Operating
Depending on the region, the [LG Smart
World], [My Apps] service and [Search]
function may not be available.
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32 Operating
Playing the Linked
Devices
Playing a USB device
yui
This unit can play video, audio and photo files
contained on a USB device.
1. Connect a USB device on the unit.
Notes on USB device
yy This unit supports USB flash drive/external HDD
formatted in FAT32 and NTFS when accessing
files (music, photo, movie).
yy This unit can support up to 4 partitions of the
USB device.
yy Do not extract the USB device during operation
(play, etc.).
yy A USB device which requires additional program
installation when you have connected it to a
computer, is not supported.
yy USB device: USB device that supports USB1.1
and USB2.0.
yy Video, audio and photo files can be played. For
details of operations on each file, refer to relevant
pages.
yy Regular back up is recommended to prevent
data loss.
4
Operating
When you connect the USB device on the HOME
menu, the unit plays an audio file contained in the
USB storage device automatically. If the USB storage
device is containing various types of files, a menu
for the file type selection will appear.
File loading may takes few minutes depending on
the number of content stored in the USB storage
device. Press ENTER (b) while [Cancel] is selected
to stop loading.
2.Press HOME ( ).
3. Select [Smart Share] and press ENTER (b).
4. Select the desired linked device in the category.
5. Select [Movie], [Photo] or [Music].
6. Select a file using W/S/A/D, and press
d(Play) or ENTER (b) to play the file.
yy If you use a USB extension cable, USB HUB or
USB Multi-reader, the USB device may not be
recognized.
yy Some USB device may not work with this unit.
yy Digital camera and mobile phone are not
supported.
yy USB Port of the unit cannot be connected to PC.
The unit cannot be used as a storage device.
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Playing a file on a network
server
yui
This unit can play video, audio and photo files
located in a DLNA server through your home
network.
1. Check the network connection and settings
(page 17).
2.Press HOME ( ).
3. Select [Smart Share] and press ENTER (b).
,,Note
yy The file requirements are described on page
57.
yy Thumbnails of files with unsupported
format will be displayed, but cannot be
played on this unit.
yy The subtitle file name and video file name
have to be the same and located at the
same folder.
yy The playback and operating quality may be
affected by your home network condition.
yy You may experience connection problems
depending on your server’s environment.
yy To set your PC as a DLNA server, install the
supplied Nero MediaHome 4 on your PC.
(page 34)
4. Select a DLNA media server in the category.
5. Select [Movie], [Photo] or [Music].
Operating
6. Select a file using W/S/A/D, and press
d(Play) or ENTER (b) to play the file.
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34 Operating
Using Home Network
Server for PC
MAC OS X
DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance,
which allows users to access video, photo and
audio files stored in server and enjoy them on TV
via home networking.
2. Browse the CD-ROM drive and open the
“MediaHome_4_Essentials_MAC” folder.
Before connecting to PC to play a file , Nero
MediaHome 4 Essentials program should be
installed on your PC.
4. In the Nero MediaHome window, drag the Nero
MediaHome icon either to the Applications
folder within the window or to any other
desired location.
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.
1. Start up your computer, and insert the supplied
CD-ROM disc into your computer’s CD-ROM
drive.
3. Double-click the “Nero MediaHome.dmg” image
file. The Nero MediaHome window is opened.
5. You can now start the application by doubleclicking the Nero MediaHome icon in the
location you dragged it to.
Sharing files and folders
On your computer, you must share the folder
containing video, audio and/or photo content to
play them on this unit.
This parts explains the procedure for selecting the
shared folders on your computer.
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 unit.
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
yy 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.
yy Visit www.nero.com for more information
and software tools.
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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
yy 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.
yy The supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
CD-ROM is a customized software edition
only for sharing files and folders to this unit.
yy The supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
software does not support following
functions: Transcoding, Remote UI, TV
control, Internet services and Apple iTunes.
yy The supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials
software can be downloaded at
-- Mac OS : http://www.nero.com/
download.php?id=nmhlgemac
yy 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.
Windows PC
yy 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
yy Windows Vista® 64-bit edition (application runs
in 32-bit mode)
yy Windows® 7 64-bit edition (application runs in
32-bit mode)
yy Hard drive space: 200 MB hard drive space for a
typical installation of Nero MediaHome standalone
yy 1.2 GHz Intel® Pentium® III or AMD
Sempron™ 2200+ processors
yy Memory: 256 MB RAM
yy Graphics card with at least 32 MB video memory,
minimum resolution of 800 x 600 pixels, and 16bit color settings
yy Windows® Internet Explorer® 6.0 or higher
yy DirectX® 9.0c revision 30 (August 2006) or higher
yy Network environment: 100 Mb Ethernet, WLAN
Macintosh
yy Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
yy Macintosh computer with an Intel x86 processor
yy Hard drive space: 200 MB hard drive space for a
typical installation of Nero MediaHome standalone
yy Memory: 256 MB RAM
4
Operating
-- Windows : http://www.nero.com/
download.php?id=nmhlgewin
System requirements
36 Operating
General Playback
Basic operations for photo
content
Basic operations for video and
audio content
To play a slide show
To stop playback
To stop a slide show
Press Z (Stop) during playback.
To pause playback
Press M (Pause) during playback.
Press d (Play) to resume playback.
To play frame-by-frame (Video)
Press M (Pause) during video playback.
Press M (Pause) repeatedly to play Frame-by-Frame
playback.
4
To scan forward or backward
Operating
Press c or v to play fast forward or fast reverse
during playback.
You can change the various playback speeds by
pressing c or v repeatedly.
To slow down the playing speed
While the playback is paused, press v repeatedly
to play various speeds of slow motion.
To skip to the next/previous
title/file
During playback, press C or V to go to the
next title/file or to return to the beginning of the
current title/file.
Press C twice briefly to step back to the previous
title/file.
In the file list menu of a server, there may have
many types of content in a folder together. In this
case, press C or V to go to the previous or
next content with same type.
Press d (Play) to start slide show.
Press Z (Stop) while slide show.
To pause a slide show
Press M (Pause) while slide show.
Press d (Play) to re-start the slide show.
To skip to the next/previous photo
While viewing a photo in full screen, press A or D
to go to the previous or next photo.
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Resume playback
yu
The unit records the point where you pressed the
Z (Stop) depending on a file.
If “MZ (Resume Stop)” appears on the screen
briefly, press d (Play) to resume playback (from the
scene point).
If you press Z (Stop) twice, “Z(Complete Stop)”
appears on the screen. The unit will clear the
stopped point.
,,Note
The resume point may be cleared when a
button is pressed (for example 1 (Power)).
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Operating
38 Operating
On-Screen Display
Displaying content information onscreen
You can display and adjust various information and
settings about the content.
y
To control video playback
y
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
You can control playback and set options while
watching videos.
During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
4
a Progress bar - Displays the current position
and total playing time.
Operating
b [Title/Popup] - Displays the title or the popup menu, if available.
c [Option] - Displays playback information.
d [Music ID] - When connected to the network,
can provide information about the current
song during video playback.
a Title – Current title number/total number of
titles
b Time – Elapsed playing time/total playback
time
e [Repeat] - Repeats a desired section or
sequence. (page 41)
c Audio – Selected audio language or channel
f [3D] - Adjusts the 3D setting. (page 45)
e Code Page – Selected subtitle code.
d Subtitle – Selected subtitle.
f TV Aspect Ratio – Selected TV aspect ratio
g Picture Mode – Selected picture mode
,,Note
yy If no button is pressed for a few seconds,
the on-screen display disappears.
yy A title number cannot be selected on some
files.
yy Available items may differ depending on
titles.
Operating 39
To control photo view
Setting the slide show option
Controls playback and sets options while viewing
pictures in full screen.
You can use various options during viewing a
photo in full screen.
You can control playback and set options while
viewing pictures in full screen.
1. While viewing pictures, press INFO/MENU (m).
While viewing pictures, press INFO/MENU (m).
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
a [Slideshow] - Starts or pause slide show.
b [Music] - Select the background music for the
slide show (page 45).
c [Option] - Displays slide show options.
d [Rotate] - Rotates the photo clockwise.
e [Zoom] - Displays the [Zoom] menu.
a [Speed] - Use A/D to select a delaying
speed between photos in a slide show.
c [Music Select] – Select the background music
for the slide show (page 45).
4
Operating
b [Effect] - Use A/D to select a transition
effect between photos in a slide show.
40 Operating
Viewing information
from Gracenote Media
Database
The unit can access the Gracenote Media Database
and loads the music information so that Title name,
Artist Name, Genre and other text information can
be displayed on the list.
Music file
Select a music file using W/S/A/D and
press INFO/MENU (m). You can also check the
information while listening to music by using INFO/
MENU (m).
The unit accesses to Gracenote Media Database for
the music information.
4
Movie file
Operating
Select a music file by using W/S/A/D and
press INFO/MENU (m).
The player accesses to Gracenote Media Database
for the music information.
,,Note
yy The unit must be connected to the
broadband internet for accessing the
Gracenote Media Database.
yy If the music information is not in the
Gracenote Media Database, message
appears on the screen.
yy Depending on the cases, it will takes a few
minutes to load music information from the
Gracenote Media Database.
yy Information may be displayed in broken
letters, if the language you selected is not
available on the Gracenote Media Database.
yy This function is not available for on-line
content and content in DLNA servers.
yy LG is a licensee of Gracenote technology
and is not responsible or liable for
information from the Gracenote Media
Database.
yy Files that users made for their only private
purposes cannot be supported in this
feature because they are not in the
Gracenote Media Database.
yy Supported music file extensions : mp3,
wma, m4a
Operating
Advanced Playback
Repeating a specific portion
y
Repeat playback
uy
This unit can repeat a portion you have selected.
Video files
41
1. During playback, press REPEAT (h) to select
[A-B] and press ENTER (b) at the beginning of
the portion you wish to repeat.
During playback, press REPEAT (h) to select a
desired repeat mode.
A-B – Selected portion will be repeated continually.
Title – The current title will be played back
repeatedly.
2.Press ENTER (b) at the end of the portion. Your
selected portion will be repeated continually.
All – All the titles or files will be played back
repeatedly.
3. To return to normal playback, press CLEAR.
Off – Returns to normal playback.
,,Note
To return to normal playback, press CLEAR.
yy You cannot select a portion less than 3
seconds.
Audio files
yy This function may not work on some title.
– The current file will be played back
repeatedly.
– All the files will be played back repeatedly.
– All the files will be played back
repeatedly in random order.
– The files will be played back in random order.
To return to normal playback, press CLEAR.
,,Note
This function may not work on some titles.
4
Playing from selected time
y
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
3. Select the [Time] option and then input the
required start time in hours, minutes, and
seconds from left to right.
For example, to find a scene at 2 hours, 10
minutes, and 20 seconds, enter “21020”.
Press A/D to skip the playback 60 seconds
forward or backward.
4.Press ENTER (b) to start playback from selected
time.
,,Note
yy This function may not work on some titles.
yy This function may not work depending on
the file type and ability of the DLNA server.
Operating
During playback, press REPEAT (h) repeatedly
to select a desired repeat mode.
42 Operating
Selecting a subtitle language
y
Changing the TV Aspect Ratio
y
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
You can change the TV aspect ratio setting during
playback.
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
3.Use W/S to select the [Subtitle] option.
4.Use A/D to select desired subtitle language.
By pressing ENTER (b), you can set various
subtitle options.
5.Press BACK (1) to exit the On-Screen display.
Hearing a different audio
y
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
4
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
3.Use W/S to select the [Audio] option.
Operating
4.Use A/D to select desired audio language or
audio channel.
,,Note
Immediately after you have switched sound,
there may be a temporary discrepancy
between the display and actual sound.
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
3.Use W/S to select the [TV Aspect Ratio]
option.
4.Use A/D to select desired option.
5.Press BACK (1) to exit the On-Screen display.
,,Note
Even if you change the value of the [TV Aspect
Ratio] option in On-Screen display, the [TV
Aspect Ratio] option in the [Settings] menu is
not changed.
Operating 43
Changing Subtitle Code Page
y
If the subtitle is displayed in broken letter, you can
change the subtitle code page to view the subtitle
file properly.
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
Setting the [User setting] option
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
3.Use W/S to select the [Picture Mode] option.
4.Use A/D to select the [User setting] option,
and press ENTER (b).
3.Use W/S to select the [Code Page] option.
4.Use A/D to select desired code option.
5.Use W/S/A/D to adjust the [Picture Mode]
options.
Select [Default] option then press ENTER (b) to
reset the all video adjustments.
5.Press BACK (1) to exit the On-Screen display.
Changing the Picture Mode
y
You can change the [Picture mode] option during
playback.
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
3.Use W/S to select the [Picture Mode] option.
4.Use A/D to select desired option.
5.Press BACK (1) to exit the On-Screen display.
Viewing content information
y
The unit can display the content information.
1. Select a file using W/S/A/D.
2.Press INFO/MENU (m) to display the option
menu.
The file information appears on the screen.
During video playback, you can display the file
information by pressing POP UP.
,,Note
The information displayed on the screen
may not correct comparing actual content
information.
4
Operating
6.Use W/S/A/D to select the [Close] option,
and press ENTER (b) to finish setting.
44 Operating
Changing content list view
yui
Selecting a subtitle file
y
On the [Smart Share] menu, you can change the
content list view.
If the subtitle file name is different from the video
file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the
[Movie] menu before playing the movie.
Press red (R) colored button repeatedly.
1.Use W/S/A/D to select the subtitle file you
wish to play in the [Movie] menu.
2.Press ENTER (b).
4
Press ENTER (b) again to deselect the subtitle
file. Selected subtitle file will be displayed when
you play the video file.
Operating
,,Note
yy If you press Z (Stop) during playback, the
subtitle selection is cancelled.
yy This function is not available for playing file
on a server via home network.
Operating 45
Listening to music during slide
show
i
You can display photo files while listening to audio
files.
Setting the [3D] option
y
This function allows you to play 3D content in case
of file encorded in 3D.
1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m).
1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press
INFO/MENU (m) to display the option menu.
2. Select [3D] using A/D, and press ENTER (b).
2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
3.Use W/S to select [Music Select] option, and
press ENTER (b) to display the [Music Select]
menu.
3.Use W/S/A/D to select desired options.
You can adjust 3D’s depth and distance on the
[3D Setting] option.
On [3D Setting], select [Init] option then press
ENTER (b) to reset the all adjustments.
4.Use W/S to select a device, and press ENTER
(b).
Available device may differ depending on the
location of the current photo file.
Photo location
Available Device
USB
USB
4
DLNA server
DLNA server
Operating
5.Use W/S to select a file or a folder you wish to
play.
Select g and press ENTER (b) to display the
upper directory.
,,Note
When selecting audio file from a server, folder
selection is not available. Only file selection is
available.
6.Use D to select [OK], and press ENTER (b) to
complete music selection.
46 Operating
Advanced Features
Wi-Fi Direct™
To select a server from the device list, files or
folders must be shared by DLNA server from the
connected Wi-Fi Direct™ device.
6. Select [Movie], [Photo] or [Music] using W/S/
A/D, and press ENTER (b).
Connecting to a Wi-Fi Direct™
certified device
yui
This unit can play movie, music and photo files
located in a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device. The WiFi Direct™ technology make the unit to be directely
connected to a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device
without connecting to a network device such as an
access point.
On Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device
1. Turn on the Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device and
run its Wi-Fi Direct function.
4
2. Run DLNA application on the device.
Operating
3. Select [NETWORK] option in the [Settings]
menu then press ENTER (b).
On your unit
4. Select [Wi-Fi Direct] option, and press ENTER
(b).
7. Select a file using W/S/A/D, and press
ENTER (b) to play the file.
,,Note
yy For the purpose of the better transmission,
placing the unit from the Wi-Fi Direct™
certified server as close as possible.
yy This unit can connect only 1 device at a
time. Multiple connection is not available.
yy 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.
yy If this unit and a Wi-Fi Direct™ device
are connected to the different local area
network, Wi-Fi Direct™ connection may not
available.
yy If a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device is not in
Wi-Fi direct standby mode, this product
cannot find the device.
5. Select a Wi-Fi Direct™ device on the list using
W/S, and press ENTER (b).
Wi-Fi Direct™ connection will be proceeded.
follow the procedure on the screen.
If you want to rescan available Wi-Fi Direct™
device, select the [Refresh List] and press ENTER
(b).
yy When you connect a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified
device to your unit, PIN network connection
is not supported.
Operating 47
Using Bluetooth
technology
About Bluetooth
Bluetooth® is wireless communication technology
for short range connection.
The available range is within 10 meters. (The sound
may be interrupted when the connection interfered
by the other electronic wave or you connect the
bluetooth in the other rooms.)
Connecting individual devices under Bluetooth®
wireless technology does not incur any charges. A
mobile phone with Bluetooth® wireless technology
can be operated via the Cascade if the connection
was made via Bluetooth® wireless technology.
Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop,
PDA.
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
devices must be able to interpret certain profiles.
This unit is compatible with following profile.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
Pairing your unit and Bluetooth
device
Before you start the pairing procedure, make
sure the Bluetooth feature is turned on in to your
Bluetooth device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s
user guide. Once a pairing operation is performed,
it does not need to be performed again.
1. Select the Bluetooth function by using the
FUNCTION (P).
Appears “BT READY” in display window.
2. Operate the Bluetooth device and perform the
pairing operation. When searching for this unit
with the Bluetooth device, a list of the devices
found may appear in the Bluetooth device
display depending on the type of Bluetooth
device. Your unit appears as “LG-HTS”.
3. When this unit successfully paired with your
Bluetooth device, Bluetooth LED of this unit
lights up and “BTPAIRED” appears in the display
window.
,,Note
Depending on the Bluetooth device type,
some device have a different pairing way.
4. Listen to music.
To play a music stored on your Bluetooth device,
refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
,,Note
If you change the function of the unit, the
Bluetooth function is disconnected, operate
pairing again.
4
Operating
Bluetooth Profiles
Listening to music stored on
the Bluetooth devices
48 Operating
,,Note
yy The sound may be interrupted when
the connection interfered by the other
electronic wave.
yy You cannot control the Bluetooth device
with this unit.
yy Pairing is limited one Bluetooth device per
one unit and multi-pairing is not supported.
yy Although the distance between your
Bluetooth and the set is less than 10 m,
there are obstacles between both, your
Bluetooth device cannot be connected.
Using the Premium
You can use various content services via Internet
with the Premium feature.
1. Check the network connection and settings
(page 17).
2.Press HOME ( ).
3. Select the [Premium] using A/D, and press
ENTER (b).
yy Depending on the type of the device,
you may not be able to use the Bluetooth
function.
yy When not connected the Bluetooth, “BT
READY” appears on the display window.
4
Operating
yy The Electrical malfunction due to devices
using same frequency such as Medical
equipment, Microwaves or wireless
LAN devices, the connection will be
disconnected.
yy If the gotten away of the distance between
Bluetooth and the unit, the sound quality
is lower and lower the connection will
disconnect when the space between the
Bluetooth and the unit gets out of the
operating range of Bluetooth.
yy The device with Bluetooth wireless
technology is disconnected, if you turn off
the main unit or put the device away from
the main unit more than 10 m.
4. Select an online service using W/S/A/D,
and press ENTER (b).
,,Note
yy For detailed information of each service,
contact to the content provider or visit
support link of the service.
yy 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.
yy Using Premium features with wireless
network connection may result in improper
streaming speed by interference from
household devices that are using radio
frequencies.
yy For the first time to access [Premium] or
[LG Smart World] feature, current country
setting appears. If you want to change
the country setting, select [Edit] and press
ENTER (b).
Operating 49
Using the LG Smart
World
You can use the LG application services on this
unit via Internet. You can easily find and download
various applications from LG Smart World.
1. Check the network connection and settings
(page 17).
2.Press HOME ( ).
3. Select the [LG Smart World], and press ENTER
(b).
Signing in
To use the [LG Smart World] feature, you need to
sign in with your account.
1. On the [LG Smart World] or [My Apps] screen,
press red (R) colored button.
2. Fill the [ID] and [Password] field using the virtual
keyboard.
If you do not have an account, press red (R)
colored button to register.
3.Use W/S/A/D to select [OK], and press
ENTER (b) to sign in with your account.
If you select the [Auto Sign In] check box,
your ID and password are remembered and
automatically signed in without entering them.
,,Note
4. Select a category using A/D, and press ENTER
(b).
6.Press ENTER (b) while [Install] icon is
highlighted. The application will be installed to
the unit.
To install an application to the unit, user
needs to sign in. Refer to page 49 for more
information of signning in.
7. Press yellow (Y) colored button to display the
[My Apps] screen.
8. Select the installed application and press ENTER
(b) to excute it.
,,Note
yy Depending on the region, the [LG Smart
World], [My Apps] service and [Search]
function may not be available.
yy To install a paid application, you need to be
a paid member. Visit www.lgappstv.com for
more information.
yy To view the information of your account and
applications, press red (R) colored button on
[LG Smart World] or [My Apps] screen, and
select [Account Setting] option.
4
Operating
5.Use W/S/A/D to select an application, and
press ENTER (b) to display the information.
yy If you want to sign in with other account,
press red (R) colored button on [LG Smart
World] or [My Apps] screen, and select
[Change User] option.
50 Operating
Searching online content
If you are having difficulties finding specific content
from online services, you can use the all-in-one
search function by entering keywords in the
[Search] menu.
1.Press HOME ( ).
2. Select the [Search] icon on the home menu
using W/S/A/D, and press ENTER (b).
Using the My Apps
Menu
You can move or delete an installed application in
the [My Apps] menu.
1.Press HOME ( ).
2. Select the [My Apps], and press ENTER (b).
The [Search] menu appears on the screen with
virtual keyboard.
3.Use W/S/A/D to select letters then press
ENTER (b) to confirm your selection on the
virtual keyboard.
4. When you finish entering the keyword, select
[OK] and press ENTER (b) to display search
result.
4
5.Use W/S/A/D to select a desired content,
and press ENTER (b) to move to the selected
content directly.
Operating
,,Note
yy Depending on the region, the [LG Smart
World], [My Apps] service and [Search]
function may not be available.
yy The [Search] function does not search
content in every online services. It works
only in certain online services.
Move an application
1. Select an application, and press green (G)
colored button to display the options.
2.Use W/S to select [Move], and press ENTER
(b).
3.Use W/S/A/D to select a position you want
to move to, and press ENTER (b).
Delete an application
1. Select an application, and press green (G)
colored button to display the options.
2.Use W/S to select [Delete], and press
ENTER(b).
3.Use A/D to select [Yes], and press ENTER (b)
to confirm.
,,Note
Depending on the region, the [LG Smart
World], [My Apps] service and [Search]
function may not be available.
Troubleshooting
51
Troubleshooting
General
Symptom
Cause & Solution
The Power does not turned on.
yy Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely.
The connected USB storage
device is not recognized.
yy Try using different USB cable, some USB cables may not support
enough current for normal USB operation.
yy If you use a USB extension cable or USB HUB, the USB devices may
not be recognized.
yy A USB device which requires additional program installation when
you have connected it to a computer is not supported.
yy This unit supports only USB Flash Drive and USB External HDD with
FAT32 or NTFS format.
Cannot play video, photo or
audio files.
yy The files are not recorded in a format that the unit can play.
The remote control does not
work properly.
yy The remote control is not pointed at the remote sensor of the unit.
yy The unit does not support the codec of the video file.
yy The remote control is too far from the unit.
yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
yy The batteries in the remote control are exhausted.
The unit is not operating
normally.
You can reset the unit as follows.
yy Unplug the power cord, wait at least five seconds, and then plug it in
again.
5
Troubleshooting
The unit is plugged in, but the
power will not turn on or off.
52 Troubleshooting
Network
Symptom
Cause & Solution
Streaming video services (such
as YouTube™, etc.) are often
stopped or “buffer” during
playback.
yy 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.
Media servers are not displayed yy The firewall or anti-virus software on your media server is running.
on the device list.
Turn off the firewall or anti-virus software running on your media
server.
yy The unit is not connected to the local area network that your media
server is connected.
Cannot connect the unit to the
access point or wireless LAN
router.
yy 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.
yy The access point or wireless LAN router may not broadcast its SSID.
Set your access point to broadcast its SSID through your computer.
yy 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.
5
Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting 53
Picture
Symptom
Cause & Solution
There is no picture.
yy Select the appropriate video input mode on the TV so the picture
from the unit appears on the TV screen.
yy Connect the video connection securely.
yy Check the [HDMI Color Setting] in the [Settings] menu is set to the
appropriate item that conforms to your video connection.
yy Your TV may not support the resolution you have set on the unit.
Change the resolution that your TV accepts.
yy The unit’s HDMI OUT jack is connected to a DVI device that does not
support copyright protection.
Picture noise appears
yy You are playing a file recorded in a colour system that is different from
your TV.
yy Set the resolution which your TV accepts.
Sound
Symptom
Cause & Solution
There is no sound or the sound
is distorted.
yy The unit is in scan, slow motion, or pause mode.
yy The sound volume is low.
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 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.
5
Troubleshooting
yy Check the wireless speaker connection. (page 13)
54 Appendix
Controlling a TV with
the Supplied Remote
Control
You can control your TV using the buttons below.
By pressing
You can
1 (TV POWER)
Turn the TV on or off.
AV/INPUT
Switch the TV’s input source
between the TV and other
input sources.
VOL +/–
Adjust the volume of the TV
PR/CH W/S
Scan up or down through
memorized channels.
,,Note
6
Depending on the unit being connected, you
may not be able to control your TV using some
of the buttons.
Setting up the remote to
control your TV
You can operate your TV with the supplied remote
control.
If your TV is listed in the table below, set the
appropriate manufacturer code.
1. While holding down 1 (TV POWER) button, and
press the manufacturer code for your TV with
the numerical buttons (see the table below).
Manufacturer
Code number
LG
1(Default), 2
Zenith
1, 3, 4
GoldStar
1, 2
Samsung
6, 7
Sony
8, 9
Hitachi
4
2. Release the 1 (TV POWER) button to complete
setting.
Depending on your TV, some or all buttons may not
function on the TV, even after entering the correct
manufacturer code. When you replace the batteries
of the remote, the code number you have set may
be reset to the default setting. Set the appropriate
code number again.
Appendix
Appendix 55
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.
Option 1:
1. The update menu will appear on the screen
when you turn off the unit.
2.Use A/D to select a desired option and then
press ENTER (b).
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
yy Before updating the software in your unit,
remove USB Device from the unit.
yy Before updating the software in your unit,
turn the unit off and then turn it back on.
yy During the software update procedure,
do not turn off the unit or disconnect AC
power, or do not press any button.
yy If you cancel the update, turn off the power
and turn it on for stable performance.
yy This unit cannot be updated to previous
software version.
1. Check the network connection and settings
(page 17).
2. Select [Software] option in the [Settings] menu
then press ENTER (b).
3. Select [Update] option, and press ENTER (b).
Starts the software update.
[Cancel]
Exits the update menu and turns
the power off.
Option 2:
If the software update is available from the update
server, the “Update” icon appears in the Home
menu. Press blue (B) colored button to start the
update procedure.
6
The unit will check for the newest update.
,,Note
yy Pressing ENTER (b) while checking for the
update will end the process.
yy If there is no update available, the Message,
“No update is found.” appears. Press ENTER
(b) to return to the [Home Menu].
Appendix
[OK]
56 Appendix
4. If newer version exists, the message “Do you
want to download it?” appears.
5. Select [OK] to start update. (Selecting [Cancel]
will end the update.)
6. The unit starts downloading the newest update
from the server. (Downloading will takes several
minutes depending on your home network
condition)
7. When downloading is completed, the message,
“Download is complete. Do you want to
update?” appears.
8. Select [OK] to start updating. (Selecting [Cancel]
will end the update and downloaded file will
not be re-usable. To update software the next
time, the software update procedure has to be
started from the beginning again.)
>>Caution
Do not turn off the power during the software
update.
9. When update is completed, the power will be
turned off automatically in a few seconds.
10.Turn the power back on. The system now
operates with the new version.
,,Note
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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
53.
Appendix 57
Additional Information
File requirement
Video files
File
Location
USB
DLNA
File
Extension
Codec Format
Audio
Format
“.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”,
“.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.asf”,
“.wmv”, “.m4v” (DRM
free), “.vob”, “.3gp”,
“.mov”, “.trp”, “.m2t”,
“.mpe”, “.m1v”, “.m2v”,
“.wm”
XVID, MPEG1 SS,
H.264/MPEG-4
AVC, MPEG2 PS,
MPEG2 TS, VC-1
SM (WMV3)
Dolby
Digital,
DTS, MP3,
WMA, AAC,
AC3
SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi),
SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt),
MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), VobSub
(.sub), SubViewer 1.0 (.sub),
SubViewer 2.0 (.sub/.txt), TMPlayer
(.txt), DVD Subtitle System (.txt)
“.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”,
“.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.asf”,
“.wmv”, “.m4v” (DRM
free), “.mov”, “.trp”, “.m2t”,
“.mpe”, “.m1v”, “.m2v”
XVID, MPEG1 SS,
H.264/MPEG-4
AVC, MPEG2 PS,
MPEG2 TS, VC-1
SM (WMV3)
Dolby
Digital,
DTS, MP3,
WMA, AAC,
AC3
SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi),
SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt),
MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), SubViewer
1.0 (.sub), SubViewer 2.0 (.sub/.
txt), TMPlayer (.txt), DVD Subtitle
System (.txt)
Subtitle
Audio files
File
Location
File
Extension
Bitrate
Note
USB
“mp3”, “.wma”,
“.wav”, “.m4a”
(DRM free),
“.flac”
within 32 - 48 kHz
(WMA), within 16 - 48
kHz (MP3)
within 32 - 192 kbps
(WMA), within 32 - 320
kbps (MP3)
Some wav files are
not supported on
this unit.
DLNA
“mp3”, “.wma”,
“.wav”, “.m4a”
(DRM free)
within 32 - 48 kHz
(WMA), within 16 - 48
kHz (MP3)
within 32 - 192 kbps
(WMA), within 32 - 320
kbps (MP3)
Some wav files are
not supported on
this unit.
Photo files
File
Location
USB,
DLNA
File
Extension
“.jpg”, “.jpeg”,
“.png”, “.gif”
Recommended
Size
Note
Less than 4,000 x 3,000 x 24 bit/pixel Progressive and lossless
Less than 3,000 x 3,000 x 32 bit/pixel compression photo image files
are not supported.
yy Supplied bundle DLNA server for Macintosh edition has limitations in file compatibility, such as ASF, WMA
and WMV.
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Sampling Frequency
58 Appendix
,,Note
yy The file name is limited to 180 characters.
yy Maximum files/Folder: Less than 2000 (total
number of files and folders)
yy Depending on the size and number of the
files, it may take several minutes to read the
content on the media.
,,Note
yy A “avi” file which is encoded “WMV 9 codec”
is not supported.
yy This unit supports UTF-8 files even it
contains Unicode subtitle content. This unit
can not support the pure Unicode subtitle
files.
yy File compatibility may differ depending on
the server.
yy Depending on the types of file or ways of
recording, it may not play back.
yy Because the compatibility on DLNA server
are tested on the bundle DLNA server
(Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials Windows
edition) environment, file requirements and
playback functions may differ depending on
media servers.
yy When you play a video file with a extension
such as “.ts”, “.m2ts”, “.mts”, “.tp”, “.Trp” or “.m2t”,
your unit may not support subtitle files.
yy The file requirements on page 57 are
not always compatible. There may have
some restrictions by file features and media
server’s ability.
yy Playing video subtitle files are only available
on DLNA media server created by supplied
Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials software on
this unit package.
yy The files from removable media such as USB
drive etc. on your media server may not be
shared properly.
yy This unit cannot support the ID3 Tag
embedded MP3 file.
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yy The total playback time of audio file
indicated on the screen may not correct for
VBR files.
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yy 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.
yy This unit supports H.264/MPEG-4 AVC profile
Main, High at Level 4.1. A file with higher
level may not be supported.
yy This unit does not support files that are
recorded with GMC*1 or Qpel*2.
*1 GMC – Global Motion Compensation
*2 Qpel – Quarter pixel
yy To be playback a video file, video file name
and Subtitle file name must be the same.
yy Video / Audio codec compatibility may
differ depending on video file.
Appendix 59
About DLNA
This Player is a DLNA Certified digital media player
that can display and play video, photo and audio
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 player, 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:
yy High definition display that has HDMI input jack.
yy HDMI or HDCP capable DVI input on your display
device is required for some content (as specified
by disc authors).
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60 Appendix
Audio Output Specifications
Jack/Setting
Source
HDMI OUT
PCM Stereo
PCM Multi-Ch
DTS Re-encode *3
Dolby Digital
PCM 2ch
PCM 5.1ch
DTS
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
PCM 2ch
PCM 5.1ch
DTS
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby TrueHD
PCM 2ch
PCM 5.1ch
DTS
Dolby TrueHD
DTS
PCM 2ch
PCM 5.1ch
DTS
DTS
DTS-HD
PCM 2ch
PCM 5.1ch
DTS
DTS-HD
Linear PCM 2ch
PCM 2ch
PCM 2ch
DTS
Linear PCM 2ch
Linear PCM 5.1ch
PCM 2ch
PCM 5.1ch
DTS
Linear PCM 5.1ch
Linear PCM 7.1ch
PCM 2ch
PCM 5.1ch
DTS
Linear PCM 7.1ch
*1The secondary and interactive audio may not
be included in the output bitstream if [Digital
Output] option is set to [Bit Stream]. (Except
LPCM Codec : the output always include
interactive and secondary audio.)
*2 This unit automatically selects the HDMI audio
according to the decoding capability of the
connected HDMI device even though [Digital
Output] option is set to [Bit Stream].
*3 If the [Digital Output] option is set to [DTS reencode], the audio output is limited to 48 kHz
and 5.1Ch.
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Bit Stream *1 *2
yy If the audio format of the digital output does
not match the capabilities of your receiver, the
receiver will produce a strong, distorted sound
or no sound at all.
yy Multi-channel Digital Surround Sound via
digital connection can only be obtained if your
receiver is equipped with a Digital Multi-channel
decoder.
yy This setting is not available on the input signal
from an external device.
Appendix
Appendix
61
Trademarks and
Licenses
DLNA®, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED® are
trademarks, service marks, or certification marks
of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition
Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are
trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI
Licensing LLC in the United States and other
countries.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol
are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification mark
of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
The Wi-Fi Protected Setup Mark is a trademark of
the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Bluetooth® wireless technology is a system
which allows radio contact between electronic
devices within a max. range of 10 meters.
Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent
Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,487,535 & other U.S.
and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS,
the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are
registered trademarks & DTS 2.0 Channel is a
trademark of DTS, Inc. Product includes software.
© DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned
by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc. and any use of such
marks by LG Electronics is under license.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of
their respective owners.
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DivX®, DivX Certified® and associated logos are
trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries
and are used under license.
Connecting individual devices under Bluetooth®
wireless technology does not incur any charges.
A mobile phone with Bluetooth® wireless technology can be operated via the Cascade if the
connection was made via Bluetooth® wireless
technology.
62 Appendix
Cinavia Notice
This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the
use of unauthorized copies of some commerciallyproduced film and videos and their soundtracks.
When a prohibited use of an unauthorized copy is
detected, a message will be displayed and playback
or copying will be interrupted.
More information about Cinavia technology
is provided at the Cinavia Online Consumer
Information Center at http://www.cinavia.com. To
request additional information about Cinavia by
mail, send a postcard with your mailing address
to: Cinavia Consumer Information Center, P.O. Box
86851, San Diego, CA, 92138, USA.
This product incorporates proprietary technology
under license from Verance Corporation and is
protected by U.S. Patent 7,369,677 and other U.S.
and worldwide patents issued and pending as well
as copyright and trade secret protection for certain
aspects of such technology. Cinavia is a trademark
of Verance Corporation. Copyright 2004-2012
Verance Corporation. All rights reserved by Verance.
Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
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Appendix 63
Gracenote®, Gracenote logo and logotype,
and the “Powered by Gracenote” logo are
either registered trademarks or trademarks of
Gracenote, Inc. in the United States and/or other
countries.
Music recognition technology and related data
are provided by Gracenote®.
Portions of the content is copyright © Gracenote
or its providers.
Gracenote® End User License Agreement
This application or device contains software
from Gracenote, Inc. of Emeryville, California
(“Gracenote”). The software from Gracenote (the
“Gracenote Software”) enables this application to
perform disc and/or file identification and obtain
music-related information, including name, artist,
track, and title information (“Gracenote Data”) from
online servers or embedded databases (collectively,
“Gracenote Servers”) and to perform other
functions. You may use Gracenote Data only by
means of the intended End-User functions of this
application or device.
You agree that your non-exclusive license to use
the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and
Gracenote Servers will terminate if you violate
these restrictions. If your license terminates, you
agree to cease any and all use of the Gracenote
Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote
Servers. Gracenote reserves all rights in Gracenote
Data, the Gracenote Software, and the Gracenote
Servers, including all ownership rights. Under no
circumstances will Gracenote become liable for
any payment to you for any information that you
provide. You agree that Gracenote, Inc. may enforce
its rights under this Agreement against you directly
in its own name.
The Gracenote service uses a unique identifier to
The Gracenote Software and each item of
Gracenote Data are licensed to you “AS IS.”
Gracenote makes no representations or warranties,
express or implied, regarding the accuracy of any
Gracenote Data from in the Gracenote Servers.
Gracenote reserves the right to delete data from
the Gracenote Servers or to change data categories
for any cause that Gracenote deems sufficient. No
warranty is made that the Gracenote Software or
Gracenote Servers are error-free or that functioning
of Gracenote Software or Gracenote Servers will
be uninterrupted. Gracenote is not obligated to
provide you with new enhanced or additional data
types or categories that Gracenote may provide in
the future and is free to discontinue its services at
any time.
GRACENOTE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND
NON-INFRINGEMENT. GRACENOTE DOES NOT
WARRANT THE RESULTS THAT WILL BE OBTAINED
BY YOUR USE OF THE GRACENOTE SOFTWARE
OR ANY GRACENOTE SERVER. IN NO CASE WILL
GRACENOTE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL
OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR FOR ANY LOST
PROFITS OR LOST REVENUES.
© Gracenote, Inc. 2009
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You agree that you will use Gracenote Data, the
Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers for
your own personal non-commercial use only. You
agree not to assign, copy, transfer or transmit the
Gracenote Software or any Gracenote Data to any
third party. YOU AGREE NOT TO USE OR EXPLOIT
GRACENOTE DATA, THE GRACENOTE SOFTWARE,
OR GRACENOTE SERVERS, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY
PERMITTED HEREIN.
track queries for statistical purposes. The purpose of
a randomly assigned numeric identifier is to allow
the Gracenote service to count queries without
knowing anything about who you are. For more
information, see the web page for the Gracenote
Privacy Policy for the Gracenote service.
64 Appendix
Specifications
General
Power requirements
AC 100 - 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Power consumption
DC 25 V 0 33 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)
1 038 mm x 71 mm x 49 mm
Net Weight (Approx.)
2.5 kg
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Inputs/Outputs
HDMI OUT (Video/Audio)
19 pin (Type A, HDMI™ Connector) x 1
DIGITAL OPTICAL IN (Audio)
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
Amplifier
Total
300 W
Front
80 W x 2 (4 Ω, THD 10 %)
Subwoofer
140 W (3 Ω, THD 10 %)
Wireless subwoofer
Power requirements
AC 200 - 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
Power consumption
40 W
Type
1 Way 1 speaker
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Impedance
3Ω
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Rated input power
140 W
Max. input power
280 W
External dimensions (WxHxD)
170 mm x 360 mm x 316 mm
Net Weight
5.54 kg
System
Signal system
Standard PAL/NTSC 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
yy Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Appendix 65
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 player, 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
yy Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide
spray near the unit.
yy Wiping with strong pressure may damage the
surface.
yy Do not leave rubber or plastic products in
contact with the unit for a long period of time.
Maintaining the unit
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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Appendix
The unit is a high-tech, precision device. If the
optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty
or worn, the picture quality could be diminished.
For details, please contact your nearest authorized
service center.
Important Information
relating to Network
Services
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