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Sony BDP-S3700 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
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Getting Started
Settings and Adjustments
Additional Information



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  • Page 1 4-579-663-11(1) Blu-ray Disc™ / Getting Started DVD Player Playback Settings and Adjustments Operating Instructions Additional Information Thank you for your purchase. Before using this player, please read these instruction carefully. BDP-S3700/BDP-BX370/BDP-S1700...
  • Page 2: Warning

    Do not expose batteries or appliances with IC Radiation Exposure Statement battery-installed to excessive heat, such as (BDP-S3700/BX370 only): sunshine and fire. This equipment complies with IC radiation CAUTION exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled...
  • Page 3 – Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help. FCC Radiation Exposure Statement (BDP-S3700/BX370 only): This equipment complies with FCC radiation 13)Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled or when unused for long periods of time.
  • Page 4: Precautions

    Precautions bottom of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer This equipment has been tested and found to regarding this product. comply with the limits set out in the EMC Directive using a connection cable shorter Model No.______________...
  • Page 5 On cleaning discs, disc/lens cleaners Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners If you have any questions or problems (including wet or spray types). These may concerning your player, please consult your cause the apparatus to malfunction. nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 6 “DVD-R,” “DVD VIDEO,” and “CD” logos More information about Cinavia technology is are trademarks. provided at the Cinavia Online Consumer • “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony Information Center at Corporation. To request additional information about • MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology...
  • Page 7 ™ and ® mark are registered U.S. marks. ENERGY marks are not indicated in this document. STAR is a registered mark owned by the U.S. government. * BDP-S3700/BX370 only • Gracenote, the Gracenote logo and logotype, “Powered by Gracenote”, ® Gracenote...
  • Page 8 This application or device may contain to pay for separately. Gracenote does not content belonging to Gracenote’s providers. provide such applications or devices, software If so, all of the restrictions set forth herein with programs, methods of transfer, respect to Gracenote Data shall also apply to telecommunication services or other services, such content, and said content providers shall and does not accept any liability for services...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents WARNING Precautions Getting Started Guide to Parts and Controls Step 1: Connecting the Player Step 2: Preparing for Network Connection Step 3: Easy Setup Playback Playing a Disc Playing from a USB Device Playing via a Network Available Options Settings and Adjustments Using the Settings Displays [Software Update]...
  • Page 10 The source code for the software used in this product is subject to the GPL and LGPL, and is available on the Web. To download, please visit the following website: Please note that Sony cannot respond to any inquiries regarding the content of this source code.
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started Guide to Parts and Controls Front panel A Door tray To lock the disc tray (Child Lock) You can lock the disc tray to avoid B Z (open/close) accidental opening of the tray. C 1 (on/standby) While the player is turned on, press Turns on the player, or sets to x STOP, HOME, and then TOP MENU standby mode.
  • Page 12 Rear panel A Ventilation holes B DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack C HDMI OUT jack D LAN (100) terminal E DC IN 12 V (AC adaptor input) jack...
  • Page 13: Top Menu

    The player automatically returns to Remote standby mode If any button on the player or remote is The available functions of the remote are not pressed for more than 20 minutes, different depending on the disc or the the player automatically returns to situation.
  • Page 14 • </, as a shortcut key to perform x STOP search functions during DLNA video Stops playback and remembers the playback (BDP-S3700/BX370 only). stop point (resume point). Center button (ENTER) The resume point for a title/track is the last point you played or the last Enters the selected item.
  • Page 15 [Featured Apps]: Displays recommended application. [All Apps]: Shows all available applications. You can add applications to [My Apps] by pressing OPTIONS, and select [Add to My Apps]. [Setup]: Adjusts the player’s settings. Screen mirroring function is only available for BDP-S3700/BX370.
  • Page 16: Step 1: Connecting The Player

    Step 1: Connecting the Player Do not connect the AC adaptor until you have made all the connections. Connecting to your TV Connect the player to your TV with a High Speed HDMI Cable. High Speed HDMI Cable * See “Supplied accessories” (page 36). Connecting to your AV amplifier (receiver) Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your AV amplifier (receiver).
  • Page 17: Step 2: Preparing For Network Connection

    The use of a shielded and straight interface cable (LAN cable) is recommended. in the numeric order shown below. When removing them, do so in reverse order. Wireless Setup (BDP-S3700/ BX370 only) Use the wireless LAN that is built into to DC IN to AC outlet 12 V the player.
  • Page 18 Press 1 to turn on the player. Turn on the TV and set the input selector on your TV by pressing INPUT button on the remote. This will show the signal from the player on your TV screen. Perform [Easy Initial Settings]. Follow the on-screen instructions to make the basic settings using </M/m/, and ENTER on the...
  • Page 19: Playback

    Enjoying BONUSVIEW/ Playback BD-LIVE Playing a Disc Some BD-ROMs with the “BD-LIVE” logo have bonus contents and other data For “Playable discs”, see page 36. that can be downloaded for your enjoyment. Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen.
  • Page 20: Playing From A Usb Device

    Playing via a Network A Output resolution/Video frequency B Title number or name C The currently selected angle Playing files on a Home D The currently selected audio and Network (DLNA) (BDP-S3700/ closed caption settings BX370 only) E Available functions ( angle, audio,...
  • Page 21 To play a file from a DLNA server via Using “TV SideView” this unit (DLNA player) (BDP-S3700/BX370 only) “TV SideView” is a free mobile application for remote devices (such as Server smartphone, etc.). By using “TV Player SideView” with this player, you can easily enjoy the player by using the operation on your remote device.
  • Page 22: Available Options

    [Video Settings]: • When using Screen mirroring, the quality of – [Picture Quality Mode]: Selects the picture and sound may sometimes be picture settings for different lighting deteriorated due to interference from other environments. network. You may improve by adjusting –...
  • Page 23 [Video Search]: Displays [Change Display]: Switches information on the BD-ROM/ between [Grid View] and [List View]. DVD-ROM based on Gracenote [View Image]: Displays the selected technology. photo. Searches for related information using Plays a slideshow. [Slideshow]: keywords from Gracenote when Rotates the photo [Rotate Left]: selecting [Cast] or [Related].
  • Page 24: Settings And Adjustments

    • We recommend performing the software update every 2 months or so. Settings and Adjustments • If your network condition is poor, visit to Using the Settings download the latest software version and update via USB memory. Displays You can also get information about update functions from the website.
  • Page 25 [DVD-ROM 24p Output] [Pan & Scan]: Displays a full-height [Auto]: Outputs 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz picture on the entire screen, with video signals only when connecting a trimmed sides. 1080/24p-compatible TV using the HDMI OUT jack. [Off]: Select this when your TV is not compatible with 1080/24p video signals.
  • Page 26: Audio Settings]

    x [HDMI Deep Color Output] x [BD Audio MIX Setting] [Auto]: Normally select this. [On]: Outputs the audio obtained by [16bit]/[12bit]/[10bit]: Outputs 16bit/ mixing the interactive and secondary 12bit/10bit video signals when the audio to the primary audio. connected TV is compatible with Deep [Off]: Outputs the primary audio only.
  • Page 27: Bd/Dvd Viewing Settings]

    x [Delete BD Data] [BD/DVD Viewing Deletes data in the USB memory. All data stored in the buda folder will be Settings] erased. x [BD/DVD Menu Language] Selects the default menu language for [Parental Control BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. Select [Select Language Code], and Settings] enter the code for your language, referring to “Language code list”...
  • Page 28: System Settings]

    [Gracenote Settings] x [HDMI Settings] [Auto]: Automatically downloads disc By connecting Sony components that are information when disc playback stops. compatible with HDMI functions with a Connect to the network for High Speed HDMI Cable, operation is downloading.
  • Page 29: Network Settings]

    [Off]: Turns off the function. Preparing for Network Connection” (page 17). x [Home Network Access Control] [Wired Setup] (BDP-S3700/BX370 (BDP-S3700/BX370 only) only): Select this when you connect to a Displays a list of DLNA controller- broadband router using a LAN cable.
  • Page 30: Resetting]

    [Resetting] x [Reset to Factory Default Settings] Resets the player settings to the factory default by selecting the group of settings. All the settings within the group will be reset. x [Initialize Personal Information] Erases your personal information stored in the player. If you dispose, transfer or resell this unit, please delete all Personal Information for security purposes.
  • Page 31: Additional Information

    TV (if you change the setting on your remedy the problem before requesting TV, etc.). repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Sound Picture There is no sound or the sound is not output correctly.
  • Page 32: Usb Device

    , The device connected to the HDMI Disc OUT jack does not support the audio format of the player. Check the audio settings (page 26). The disc does not play. , The disc is dirty or skewed. The HD Audio (Dolby Digital Plus, , The disc is upside down.
  • Page 33: Network Connection

    , See [Software Update] (page 24) to of your PC accordingly. update the player to a newer software version. You cannot connect the player to the wireless LAN router (BDP-S3700/ BX370 only). Control for HDMI (BRAVIA , Check if the wireless LAN router is on. Sync)
  • Page 34 , Check the following and refer to the Others instruction manual supplied with the component. – the connected component is Playback does not start from the compatible with the [Control for beginning of content. HDMI] function. , Press OPTIONS, and select [Play from –...
  • Page 35: Specifications

    * Do not use for power charging purposes. the screen after Z is pressed. DC IN: , Contact your nearest Sony dealer or BDP-S3700/BX370: 12 V DC, local authorized Sony service facility. 650 mA BDP-S1700: 12 V DC, 600 mA...
  • Page 36: Playable Discs

    Operating temperature: Playable discs 5 ºC to 35 ºC (41 °F to 95 °F) Operating humidity: 25 % to 80 % Supplied accessories Blu-ray BD-ROM • High Speed HDMI Cable (1)* Disc BD-R /BD-RE • AC adaptor (AC-M1210UC) (1) • Remote commander (remote) (1) DVD-ROM •...
  • Page 37 Note on Discs This product is designed to playback discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. DualDiscs and some of the music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies do not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, therefore, these discs may not be playable by this product.
  • Page 38: Playable Types Of Files

    Playable types of files Video Codec Container Extension With Audio .mpg, .mpeg Dolby Digital, DTS, LPCM, MPEG MPEG-1 Video .mkv Dolby Digital, LPCM, AAC, MP3, Vorbis .mpg, .mpeg Dolby Digital, DTS, LPCM, MPEG MPEG-2 .m2ts, .mts Dolby Digital, DTS, LPCM, MPEG, AAC Video .mkv Dolby Digital, LPCM, AAC, MP3, Vorbis...
  • Page 39: Music

    (BDP-S3700/BX370 only): The player does not play DTS format files – up to folders in the 19th layer. on a DLNA server (BDP-S3700/BX370 – up to 999 files/folders in a single layer. only). • The player can support frame rate: The player can only play Dolby Digital –...
  • Page 40: Notes About The Discs

    DATA DVDs or DATA BDs. Notes About the Discs About wireless LAN security • To keep the disc (BDP-S3700/BX370 only) clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do Since communication via the wireless not touch the LAN function is established by radio surface.
  • Page 41: Language Code List

    – A disc that has cellophane tape or Language code list sticker adhesive on it. • Do not resurface the playing side of a disc to remove surface scratches. For details, see [BD/DVD Viewing Settings] (page 27). The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard.
  • Page 42 Code Language Parental control/area code 1357 Malay 1358 Malese; Maltese 1363 Burmese 1365 Nauru For details, see [Parental Control Area 1369 Nepali 1376 Dutch Code] (page 27). 1379 Norwegian 1393 Occitan 1403 Oromo 1408 Oriya Code Area 1417 Punjabi; 1428 Polish 2044 Argentina 2047 Australia Panjabi...
  • Page 44 The software of this player may be updated in the future. To download any available updates and the Operating Instructions with advanced features, please visit the following website: 4-579-663-11(1) © 2016 Sony Corporation...

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