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OWNER'S MANUAL
Network 3D
Blu-ray Disc™ /

DVD Player

Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
BP550
www.lg.com
P/NO : MFL68887301_1.0

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  • Page 1: Dvd Player

    OWNER’S MANUAL Network 3D Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BP550 www.lg.com P/NO : MFL68887301_1.0...
  • Page 2 Getting Started Safety Information CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK CAUTION: This product employs a Laser System. DO NOT OPEN To ensure proper use of this product, please read CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC this owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO reference.
  • Page 3: Getting Started 30

    Getting Started This device is equipped with a portable battery or Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators accumulator. 1. When this crossed-out wheeled Safety way to remove the battery or the bin symbol is attached to batteries/ battery from the equipment: Remove the accumulators of Your product it means old battery or battery pack, follow the steps they are covered by European Directive...
  • Page 4: Notes On Copyrights

    AACS after LG Electronics European Shared Service Center B.V. the production of this product. European Standard Team y Furthermore, BD-ROM Mark and BD+ are...
  • Page 5 Getting Started > Caution Important Notice for TV color system y Watching a 3D content for a long period The color system of this player differs according to time may cause dizziness or tiredness. currently playing discs. y It is not recommended to watch a movie For example, when the player plays the disc in 3D mode for infirm, child and pregnant recorded in the NTSC color system, the image is...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents Operating Home Menu Display – Using [HOME] menu Playing the Linked Devices Getting Started – Playing a disc – Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Safety Information – Playing a file on disc/USB device Introduction – Playing a file on Android device –...
  • Page 7 – LG AV Remote Remote Control – Private Sound Mode – Setting up the remote to control your Using the Premium Enjoying with LG Multi-room Audio Network Software Update (LG Music Flow) – Network update notification – Software update Troubleshooting Additional Information –...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started Introduction Playable discs and symbols used in this manual Media/Term Logo Symbol Description y Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented. y “Blu-ray 3D” discs and “Blu-ray 3D ONLY” discs. y BD-R/RE discs that are recorded in BDAV format. Blu-ray y BD-R/RE discs that contain Video, Audio or Photo files.
  • Page 9: About The "7" Symbol Display

    [Mastered] in order to make the discs compatible with the LG players when formatting rewritable discs. When setting the option to Live System, you cannot use it on LG player. (Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for windows Vista)
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Getting Started Remote Control • • • • • • a • • • • • • • • • • • • d • • • • • 1 (POWER): Switches the player Colored (R, G, Y, B) buttons: Use ON or OFF.
  • Page 11: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel a Disc Tray d R (OPEN / CLOSE) b Power Indicator e 1/! (POWER) c Remote Sensor f USB Port Rear Panel COAXIAL a DC IN 12V (AC adapter input) c HDMI OUT b LAN port d DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL)
  • Page 12: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting the AC Connecting to your TV Adapter If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High Connect the unit to the power supply with the Speed HDMI™...
  • Page 13: What Is Simplink

    Some functions of this unit are controlled by the - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with this player. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
  • Page 14: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Connecting Note Connecting to an y If your TV does not accept the resolution Amplifier you have set on the player, you can set resolution to 576p as follows: 1. Press B to open the disc tray. Make one of the following connections, depending 2.
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Amplifier Via Hdmi Output

    Connecting Connecting to an amplifier via Connecting to an amplifier via HDMI output digital audio output Connect the player’s HDMI OUT jack to the Connect the player’s COAXIAL OUT jack to the corresponding in jack on your amplifier using a corresponding in jack on your amplifier using a HDMI cable.
  • Page 16: Connecting To Your Home Network

    Connecting Connecting to your Home Network Broadband service This player 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 Router software updates, BD-Live interactivity and online...
  • Page 17 Connecting 1. Select [Connection Setting] option in the 2. Use W/S/A/D to select the IP mode [Settings] menu then press ENTER (b). between [Dynamic] and [Static]. Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP address automatically. 2. Read the preparations for the network settings and then press ENTER (b) while [Start] is Note highlighted.
  • Page 18: Wireless Network Connection

    Connecting Wireless network connection Preparation Another connection option is to use an Access Point Before setting the wireless network, you need or a wireless router. The network configuration and connection method may vary depending on the - connect the broadband internet to the equipment in use and the network environment.
  • Page 19 Connecting 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 [Wireless] and press ENTER (b). Note y WEP security mode generally have 4 keys available on an access point setting.
  • Page 20 Connecting Notes on network connection y A DSL modem is required to use DSL service and a cable modem is required to use cable modem y Many network connection problems during service. Depending on the access method of and set up can often be fixed by re-setting the subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not router or modem.
  • Page 21: System Setting

    SSID of wireless network and press ENTER (b). 9. Displays the guide to enjoy online contents using LG AV Remote. Press ENTER (b). If you have security on your access point, you need to input the security code as necessary.
  • Page 22: Settings

    System Setting Settings [NETWORK] menu The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the software update, BD-Live and online content services. Adjust the setup settings Connection Setting You can change the settings of the player in the [Settings] menu. If your home network environment is ready to 1.
  • Page 23: Device Name

    System Setting Smart Service Setting Network Play This function allows you to control the playback [Country Setting] of media streamed from DLNA media server by a Select your area for displaying proper online DLNA certified smartphone. Most DLNA certified content service. smartphone has a function to control the playback media on your home network.
  • Page 24: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] menu Resolution Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. TV Aspect Ratio Refer to page 13 for details about the resolution setting. Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV type. [Auto] [4:3 Letter Box] If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to TVs providing display information (EDID), Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 25: [Language] Menu

    System Setting [LANGUAGE] menu HDMI Color Setting Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. Display Menu For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your display device. Select a language for the [Settings] menu and on- screen display.
  • Page 26: [Audio] Menu

    System Setting [AUDIO] menu Sampling Freq. (Digital Audio Output) Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the player’s Audio options according to the type of [48 kHz] audio system you use. Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is Note not capable of handling 192 kHz and 96 kHz signal.
  • Page 27: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting [LOCK] menu DVD Rating Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their The [LOCK] settings affect only Blu-ray Disc and content. (Not all discs are rated.) DVD playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you [Rating 1-8] must enter the 4-digit security code you have Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and created.
  • Page 28: [Others] Menu

    System Setting [OTHERS] menu Auto Power Off The screen saver appears when you leave the Quick Start player in Stop mode for about 5 minutes. If you set this option to [On], the unit automatically This player can stay in standby mode with low turns off within 15 minutes since the Screen Saver power consumption, so that the player can is displayed.
  • Page 29 System Setting Initialize Software [Factory Set] [Information] You can reset the player to its original factory Displays the current software version. settings. [OSS Notice] [Blu-ray Storage Clear] LGE Open Source Software Notice is displayed. Initializes the BD-Live content from the [Update] connected USB storage.
  • Page 30: Operating

    Operating Home Menu Display Playing the Linked Devices Using [HOME] menu The home menu appears when you press HOME Playing a disc (b). Use W/S/A/D to select a category and erot press ENTER (b). 1. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE), and place a disc on the disc tray.
  • Page 31: Playing Blu-Ray 3D Disc

    Operating Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Playing a file on disc/USB device This player can play the Blu-ray 3D disc which contains separate views for the left and right eyes. This player can play video, audio and photo files contained in the disc or USB device. Preparation 1.
  • Page 32: Playing A File On Android Device

    Operating Playing a file on Android Notes on USB device device y This player supports USB flash drive/external HDD formatted in FAT32 and NTFS when accessing files (music, photo, movie). However, for BD-Live and Audio CD recording, use the USB This player can play video, audio and photo files flash drive / external HDD formatted in FAT32.
  • Page 33: Playing A File On A Network Server

    Operating Notes on Connecting Android device 5. Select a file using W/S/A/D, and press d (PLAY) or ENTER (b) to play the file. y This unit can support only MTP (Media Transfer Note Protocol) Android device. y Do not extract Android device during operation y The file requirements are described on page (play, etc.).
  • Page 34: Using Home Network Server For Pc

    This manual explains operations with the Software (DLNA) English version of SmartShare PC Software (DLNA) as examples. Follow the explanation 1. Start up your computer, visit http://www.lg.com. referring to the actual operations of your If necessary, select your region. language version.
  • Page 35: Sharing Files And Folders

    Operating Sharing files and folders System requirements On your computer, you must share the folder Minimum System containing video, audio and/or photo content to play them on this player. y CPU : Intel® 2.0 GHz or AMD Sempron™ 2000+ processors This part explains the procedure for selecting the shared folders on your computer.
  • Page 36: General Playback

    Operating General Playback Basic operations for photo content To play a slide show Basic operations for video and audio content Press d (PLAY) to start slide show. To stop a slide show To stop playback Press Z (STOP) while slide show. Press Z (STOP) during playback.
  • Page 37: Resume Playback

    Operating Resume playback Last scene memory eroyt This unit memorizes the last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory The unit records the point where you pressed the even if you remove the disc from the unit or switch Z (STOP) depending on the disc.
  • Page 38: On-Screen Display

    Operating On-Screen Display Displaying content information on- screen eroy You can display and adjust various information and settings about the content. 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press To control video playback ENTER (b). eroy You can control playback and set options while watching videos.
  • Page 39: To Control Photo View

    Operating Note Setting the slide show option y If no button is pressed for a few seconds, You can use various options during viewing a the on-screen display disappears. photo in full screen. y A title number cannot be selected on some 1.
  • Page 40: Advanced Playback

    Operating Advanced Playback Repeating a specific portion eroty This player can repeat a portion you have selected. Repeat playback 1. During playback, press REPEAT (h). erotu 2. Select [A-B] and press ENTER (b). 3. Press ENTER (b) at the beginning of the portion you wish to repeat.
  • Page 41: Selecting A Subtitle Language

    Operating Selecting a subtitle language Watching from a different angle eroy 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press If the disc contains scenes recorded at different ENTER (b). camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback.
  • Page 42: Changing Subtitle Code Page

    Operating Changing subtitle Code Page Changing the Picture Mode eroy If the subtitle is displayed in broken letter, you can You can change the [Picture mode] option during change the subtitle code page to view the subtitle playback. file properly. 1.
  • Page 43: Viewing Content Information

    Operating Viewing content information Selecting a subtitle file The player can display the content information. If the subtitle file name is different from the video file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the 1. Select a file using W/S/A/D. [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
  • Page 44: Listening To Music During Slide Show

    Operating Listening to music during slide Playing file encoded in 3D show This function allows you to play 3D content in case of file encoded in 3D. You can display photo files while listening to audio 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). files.
  • Page 45: Advanced Features

    Enjoying BD-Live™ wireless network device such as access point. Visit “Apple iTunes” or “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” for detailed information of “LG AV BD-ROM supporting BD-Live that has a network Remote”. extension function allows you to enjoy more...
  • Page 46: Using The Premium

    1. Check the network connection and settings (page 16). 2. Press HOME (b). LG smart Hi-Fi audio system MUSIC flow allows you 3. Select the [Premium] using A/D, and press to enjoy music with the several speaker wirelessly. ENTER (b).
  • Page 47 Operating Note y If you use this unit with MUSIC flow, at least one unit should be connected by LAN cable. for more detail for use with MUSIC flow, refer to the MUSIC flow’s user manual. y It is recommended to connect up to 4 speakers for smooth playback.
  • Page 48: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Symptom Cause & Solution The unit does not work y Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device (TV, properly. Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn it on again. y Disconnect the power cord of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and then try connecting again.
  • Page 49: Network

    Troubleshooting Network Symptom Cause & Solution BD-Live feature does not work. y The connected USB storage may not have enough space. Connect the USB storage with at least 1GB free space. y Ensure that the unit is correctly connected to the local area network and can access the internet (page 16).
  • Page 50: Picture

    In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available for download. LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping and handling) upon email request to opensource@lge.com.
  • Page 51: Controlling A Tv With The Supplied Remote Control

    Appendix Controlling a TV with Setting up the remote to control your TV the Supplied Remote You can operate your TV with the supplied remote Control control. If your TV is listed in the table below, set the appropriate manufacturer code. You can control your TV using the buttons below.
  • Page 52: Network Software Update

    Appendix Network Software Software update Update You can update the player 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 Network update notification server.
  • Page 53 Note The Software Update function may not work properly depending on your internet environment. In this case, you can obtain the latest software from the authorized LG Electronics Service Center then update your player. Refer to “Customer Support” on page...
  • Page 54: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information File requirement Video files File File Audio Codec Format Subtitle Location Extension Format “.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, XVID, MPEG1 SS, Dolby SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), H.264/MPEG-4 “.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.asf”, Digital, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), AVC, MPEG2 PS, “.wmv”, “.m4v”...
  • Page 55: Avchd (Advanced Video Codec High Definition)

    Appendix Note Note y The file name is limited to 180 characters. y A “avi” file which is encoded “WMV 9 codec” is not supported. y Maximum files/Folder: Less than 2000 (total number of files and folders) y This player supports UTF-8 files even it contains Unicode subtitle content.
  • Page 56: About Dlna

    Appendix About DLNA Compatibility notes This Player is a DLNA Certified digital media player y Because BD-ROM is a new format, certain disc, that can display and play video, photo and audio digital connection and other compatibility issues content from your DLNA-compatible digital media are possible.
  • Page 57: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting COAXIAL (DIGITAL AUDIO OUT) Source Auto DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch DTS 2ch Dolby Digital PCM 2ch DTS-HD PCM 2ch Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch DTS 2ch PCM 2ch...
  • Page 58 Appendix y The audio is outputted up to PCM 48 kHz/16 bit for MP3/WMA file and PCM 44.1kHz/16 bit for Audio CD during playback. y You must select a digital audio output and a maximum sampling frequency that your Amplifier (or AV receiver) accepts using [Digital Output] and [Sampling Freq.] options on the [Settings] menu (page 26).
  • Page 59: Area Code List

    Appendix Area Code List Choose an area code from this list. Area Code Area Code Area Code Area Code Afghanistan Fiji Monaco Singapore Argentina Finland Mongolia Slovak Republic Australia France Morocco Slovenia Austria Germany Nepal South Africa Belgium Great Britain Netherlands South Korea Bhutan...
  • Page 60: Language Code List

    Appendix Language Code List Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: [Disc Audio], [Disc Subtitle] and [Disc Menu]. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Afar 6565 French 7082 Lithuanian 7684 Sindhi 8368 Afrikaans 6570 Frisian...
  • Page 61: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, BD-Live™, BONUSVIEW™ and the logos are trademarks of Manufactured under license from Dolby the Blu-ray Disc Association. Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. “DVD Logo” is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo Licensing Corporation.
  • Page 62: Cinavia Notice

    Appendix Cinavia Notice This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the use of unauthorized copies of some commercially- produced 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.
  • Page 63: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General y Model : WA-12M12FG y Manufacturer: Asian Power Devices Inc. AC adapter y Input: 100-240 V~, 50-60 Hz 0.5 A Max. y Output: 12 V 0 1 A Networked standby 0.5 W (If all network ports are activated.) power consumption Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx.
  • Page 64: Maintenance

    Appendix Maintenance Notes on discs Handling discs Handling the unit Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the disc by the edges so that fingerprints do not get on the surface. Never stick paper or tape on the When shipping the unit disc.
  • Page 65: Important Information Relating To Network Services

    Appendix Important Information relating to Network Services All information, data, documents, communications, downloads, files, text, images, photographs, graphics, videos, webcasts, publications, tools, resources, software, code, programs, applets, widgets, applications, products and other content (“Content”) and all services and offerings (“Services”) provided or made available by or through any third party (each a “Service Provider”) is the sole responsibility of the Service Provider from whom it...