Connections and Settings. Panasonic BD81

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Connections and Settings. Panasonic BD81 | Manualzz 9 ページ 2013年12月3日 火曜日 午前10時50分

Connecting to a TV

Connect the power supply cord after making all connections.

≥ Before making any connections, we recommend that you temporarily disconnect all the units from AC power outlet.

≥ Use the High Speed HDMI cables. Non-HDMI-compliant cables cannot be utilized. It is recommended that you use Panasonic’s HDMI cable. When outputting 1080p signal, please use HDMI cables 5.0 meters (16.4 ft.) or less.

HDMI cable


To an AC outlet

AC power supply cord (supplied)

≥ This unit consumes a small amount of AC power ( > 30) even when turned off in standby mode. For the purpose of energy conservation, the unit should be disconnected if you will not be using it for extended period of time.

Connecting to an amplifier/receiver

HDMI cable HDMI cable







≥ Set “Digital Audio Output” ( > 23).

≥ When using the TV or amplifier/receiver that does not have the indication of “(ARC)”

(non-ARC-compatible) on the HDMI terminal, the amplifier/receiver and TV must also be connected using an optical digital cable in order to enjoy the TV’s sound through the amplifier/receiver.


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Connecting to the network

The following services can be used when this unit is connected to broadband.

≥ Firmware can be updated ( > 12)

≥ You can enjoy BD-Live ( > 17)

≥ You can enjoy Network Service ( > 18)

≥ [BD901] [BD91] You can access other devices (Home Network) ( > 19)

For details about connection method, refer to the instructions supplied with the connected equipment.

Wireless LAN connection

– [BD901] [BD91] : This unit has built-in Wi-Fi ® and can be connected to a wireless router.

– [BD81] : For wireless capability, connect the Wireless LAN Adaptor DY-WL5 (optional). Only DY-WL5 can be used.

Read the owner’s manuals for DY-WL5 thoroughly when using it.


Wireless router, etc.



≥ For up-to-date compatibility information on your wireless router, refer to

(This site is in English only.)

For additional information about this unit refer to (For U.S.A.)

≥ The unit is not compatible with public wireless LAN services provided in airports, stations, cafes, etc.

≥ See page 3 for the precautions for wireless LAN connection.

LAN cable connection

LAN Cable

Broadband router, etc.


≥ Use category 5 or above straight LAN cables (STP) when connecting to peripheral devices.

≥ Inserting any cable other than a LAN cable in the LAN port can damage the unit.


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The following settings can be performed anytime in the Setup menu ( > 24, 25).

Easy Settings

After connecting your new player for the first time and pressing [ Í ], the basic settings screen will appear.


Turn on the TV and select the appropriate video input.


Press [ Í ].

Setup screen appears.


Follow the on-screen instructions to continue with the settings.

About the wireless connection

To obtain your network name (SSID*) and encryption key (password).

The default settings may be printed on the router. If the SSID e.g.

and password have been changed, consult the person



PIN XXXXXXXXX responsible for setting up your network.

For more details, refer to the manual supplied with the wireless broadband router, or contact your Internet provider.

For more information or assistance, refer to

(U.S. customers only)

If your SSID is not displayed;

Search again by pressing the red button on the remote control.

Wireless Settings

Select a wireless network for connection.

Press the green button to connect via

WPS (PUSH button method).










Easy Network Setting

After completing “Easy Settings”, you can perform

“Easy Network Setting”.

Select “Wired” or “Wireless” and press [OK].

Easy Network Setting

Select a connection mode.





Follow the on-screen instructions to establish your connection settings.

≥ [BD81] : If “Wireless LAN Adaptor is not connected.” is displayed, check that the

Wireless LAN Adaptor is fully inserted.

Alternatively, disconnect and reconnect it.

Search again




Stealth SSIDs will not be displayed; in this case, enter manually in the following order.

1 To display the SSID input screen :

While displaying the HOME menu, press the

[SETTINGS] button on the remote control

> select “Network” and press [OK]

> select “Network Settings” and press [OK]

> select “Wireless Settings” and press [OK]

> select “Connection Setting” and press [OK]

> select “Manual setting” and press [OK]

2 Enter your SSID.

≥ If your wireless network is encrypted, go to page 12.

If your wireless router supports WPS (Wi-Fi

Protected Setup TM );

You can easily set up a connection by pressing the green button on the remote control.


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If your wireless network is encrypted;

Enter your encryption key (password).

≥ You can switch between capital and lower case letters by pressing the “Shift” key.

Encryption Key (Password) l

Shift 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Delete


Space /




_ -









Other Characters




≥ Refer to the owner’s manuals of the hub or router.

≥ Do not use this unit to connect to any wireless network for which you do not have usage rights.

Using these networks may be regarded as illegal access.

≥ If you have trouble getting online on your PC after performing network settings on this unit, perform the network settings on your PC.

≥ Please be aware that connecting to a network without encryption may result in the leaking of data such as personal or secret information.


An SSID (Service Set IDentification) is a name used by wireless LAN to identify a particular network.

Transmission is possible if the SSID matches for both devices.

Firmware updates

Occasionally, Panasonic may release updated firmware for this unit that may add or improve the way a feature operates. These updates are available free of charge.

This unit is capable of checking the firmware automatically when connected to the Internet via a broadband connection.

When a new firmware version is available, the following message is displayed.

Firmware Update

New Version: X.XX

Current Version: X.XX

Do you want to start firmware update?

For the update information, please visit the following website:

Yes No



DO NOT DISCONNECT the unit from the AC power or perform any operation while the update takes place.

After the firmware is installed, “FIN” will be displayed on the screen. Unit will restart and the following screen will be displayed.

The firmware was updated.

Current Version : x.xx


≥ If downloading on this unit fails or this unit is not connected to the Internet, then you can download the latest firmware from the following website and burn it to a CD-R to update the firmware.

(This site is in English only.)

To show the firmware version on this unit.

( > 26, “Firmware Version Information”)

≥ Downloading will require several minutes. It may take longer or may not work properly depending on the connection environment.

≥ If you do not want to check for the latest firmware version, set “Automatic Update Check” to “Off”. ( > 26)




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