WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. The AC power cord must be changed only at a qualified service shop.
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No.______________ Serial No.______________ For customers in the USA If this product is not working properly, please call 1-866-909- 7669.
Notes About the Discs • To keep the disc clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface. Dust, fingerprints, or scratches on the disc may cause it to malfunction. • Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked in direct...
• If you use a pacemaker or other medical device, consult your physician or the manufacturer of your medical device before using the wireless LAN function. • Do not place heavy or unstable objects on the player. • Do not place any objects other than discs on the disc tray.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions.
Guide to Parts and Controls Front panel The N button has a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player. A Disc tray B Power indicator Lights up in white when the player is turned on. C Remote sensor D Front panel display N, X: Lights up during playback or...
Adjusts the TV volume. THEATER (page 34) Switches to the optimum video mode for watching movies automatically. The THEATER button functions only when connected to a Sony Theater Mode-compatible AV amplifier (receiver) or Sony Theater Mode- compatible TV. AUDIO (page 24)
HOME Enters the player’s home menu. Displays the wall paper when pressed on the category icon of the home menu. RETURN Returns to the previous display. </M/m/, Moves the highlight to select a displayed item. Center button (ENTER) Enters the selected item. E .
Hookups and Settings Step 1: Preparing the Player Checking the supplied accessories Check that you have the following items: • Audio/video cable (phono plug ×3) (1) • HDMI cable (1) (BDP-BX57 only) • Remote commander (remote) (1) • Size AA (R6) batteries (2) Preparing the remote Insert two Size AA (R6) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries...
Step 2: Connecting the Player Do not connect the AC power cord until you have made all the connections. Connecting to your TV Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your TV. Match the color of the plug to that of the jack when connecting. * See “Checking the supplied accessories”...
Do not connect the player through a VCR. Video signals fed through VCRs may be affected by copyright protection systems and the picture will be distorted on the television. Connecting to your AV amplifier (receiver) Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your AV amplifier (receiver).
Step 3: Easy Setup When turned on for the first time Wait for a short while before the player turns on and starts “Easy Setup.” Plug the player into the AC outlet. to AC outlet Press [/1 to turn on the player. Turn on the TV, then switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV...
Connecting to the Network Wired Setup Use a LAN cable to connect to the LAN (100) terminal on the player. LAN cable (not supplied) Broadband ADSL modem/ router Cable modem To set the network settings Select “Network Settings,” “Internet Settings,” then “Wired Setup” (page 26), and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
Playback Playing a Disc For playable discs, see “Playable discs” (page 32). Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen. Press Z OPEN/CLOSE, and place a disc on the disc tray. Playing side facing down Press Z OPEN/CLOSE to close the disc tray.
To delete data in the internal memory or USB memory, select “Erase BD Data” in the (Video), and press ENTER. When the USB memory is used as local storage, all data stored in the buda/budb folder will be erased. Displaying the play information You can check the playback information, etc., by pressing DISPLAY.
Playing via a Network Streaming BRAVIA Internet Video Serves as a gateway delivering the selected Internet content and a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to your player. Prepare for BRAVIA Internet Video. Connect the player to a network (page 15). Select (Video), (Photo) on the home menu using...
Items Details Top Menu Displays the BD’s or DVD’s Top Menu. Menu/Popup Displays the BD-ROM’s Menu Pop-up Menu or DVD’s menu. Title Search Searches for a title on BD- ROMs/DVD VIDEOs and starts playback from the beginning. Chapter Searches for a chapter and Search starts playback from the beginning.
Settings and Adjustments Using the Settings Displays Select (Setup) on the home menu when you need to change the settings of the player. The default settings are underlined. Select (Setup) on the home menu using </,. Select the setup category icon using M/m, and press ENTER.
• We recommend the network update every 2 months or so. • For information about update functions, visit the following website: http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/ Screen Settings TV Type 16:9 Select this when connecting to a wide-screen TV or a TV with a wide mode function.
Cinema Conversion Mode Auto Normally select this. The player automatically detects whether the material is video-based or film-based, and switches to the appropriate conversion method. Video The conversion method suited for video-based material will always be selected regardless of the material.
Audio Settings Audio (HDMI) Auto Normally select this. Outputs audio signals according to the status of the connected HDMI device. Outputs PCM signals from the HDMI OUT jack. DSD Output Mode Outputs DSD signals from the HDMI OUT jack when playing a Super Audio CD.
BD/DVD Viewing Settings BD/DVD Menu Selects the default menu language for BD- ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select “Select Language Code,” the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to “Language code list” (page 37). Audio Selects the default track language for BD- ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.
Music Settings Super Audio CD Playback Layer Super Audio Plays the Super Audio CD layer. Plays the CD layer. Super Audio CD Playback Channel DSD 2ch Plays the 2ch area. DSD Multi Plays the multi-channel area. System Settings Selects your language for the player on- screen displays.
Select this when you use a Setup wireless LAN router. For further details, visit the following website and check the FAQ contents: http://www.sony.com/ bluraysupport/ Network Connection Diagnostics You can run the network diagnostic to check if the network connection has been made properly.
Easy Setup Re-runs the “Easy Setup” to make the basic settings. Follow the on-screen instructions. Resetting Reset to Factory Default Settings You can reset the player settings to the factory default by selecting the group of settings. All the settings within the group will be reset.
Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Picture There is no picture or the picture is not output correctly. , Check that all the connecting cables are securely connected (page 12).
Sound There is no sound or the sound is not output correctly. , Check that all the connecting cables are securely connected (page 12). , Switch the input selector on your AV amplifier (receiver) so that the audio signals of the player are output from your AV amplifier (receiver).
Network connection The player cannot connect to the network. , Check the network connection (page 15) and the network settings (page 26). You cannot connect your PC to the Internet after “Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)” is performed. , The wireless settings of the router may change automatically if you use the Wi-Fi Protected Setup function before adjusting the settings of the router.
“Exxxxx” or “FAN ERR” appears on the front panel display. , When “Exxxxx” appears, contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give the error code. , When “FAN ERR” appears, try the following: 1Check that the ventilation holes on the rear of the player are not blocked.
Specifications System Laser: Semiconductor laser Inputs and outputs (Jack name: Jack type/Output level/Load impedance) LINE OUT R-AUDIO-L: Phono jack/2 Vrms/10 kilohms DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL): Optical output jack/–18 dBm (wave length 660 nm) DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL): Phono jack/0.5 Vp-p/75 ohms HDMI OUT: HDMI 19-pin standard connector COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, P...
Discs that cannot be played • BDs with cartridge • DVD-RAMs • HD DVDs • DVD Audio discs • PHOTO CDs • Data part of CD-Extras • VCDs/Super VCDs • Audio material side on DualDiscs • A disc recorded in a color system other than NTSC, such as PAL (this player conforms to the NTSC color system).
TV or components. • When connecting the Sony TV that is compatible with the “Control for HDMI” Easy Setting function using the HDMI cable, the “Control for HDMI” setting of the player automatically switches to “On”...
“BONUSVIEW” are trademarks of Blu-ray Disc Association. • “x.v.Color” and “x.v.Color” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • “PhotoTV HD” and the “PhotoTV HD” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
® Code numbers of controllable If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one at a time until you find the one that works with your TV. Manufacturer Sony Hitachi LG/Goldstar Mitsubishi/MGA Panasonic Philips Pioneer...
Language code list For details, see “BD/DVD Viewing Settings” (page 24). The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Parental control/area code For details, see “Parental Control Area Code” (page 24). Number, Area (Code) 2044, Argentina (ar) 2047, Australia (au) 2046, Austria (at) 2057, Belgium (be)
Index Words in quotations appear in the on-screen displays. AUDIO 9 “Audio Settings” 23 Batteries 11 “BD/DVD Viewing Settings” 24 BD-LIVE 16 BD-R 32 BD-RE 32 Bitstream 29 Blu-ray Disc 32 BONUSVIEW 16 BRAVIA Internet Video BRAVIA Sync 30 CD 32 Child Lock 8 Color buttons 9 Connecting...