Panasonic DMP-BD80 Operating Instructions Manual

Panasonic DMP-BD80 Operating Instructions Manual

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Thank you for purchasing this product.
For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
Note: "EB" on the packaging indicates the United Kingdom.
Region management information
This unit plays BD-Video marked with labels containing the region code B.
This unit plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number "2" or "ALL".
The illustration shows the image of DMP-BD80.

Operating Instructions

Blu-ray Disc Player
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Summary of Contents for Panasonic DMP-BD80

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    This unit plays BD-Video marked with labels containing the region code B. DVD-Video This unit plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number “2” or “ALL”. Operating Instructions The illustration shows the image of DMP-BD80. Blu-ray Disc Player DMP-BD80 Model No.
  • Page 2: Caution For Ac Mains Lead

    Caution for AC Mains Lead (For the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland) For your safety, please read the following text carefully. This appliance is supplied with a moulded three pin mains plug for your safety and convenience. A 5-ampere fuse is fitted in this plug. Should the fuse need to be replaced please ensure that the replacement fuse has a rating of 5-ampere and that it is approved by ASTA or BSI to BS1362.
  • Page 3: Unit And Media Care

    Unit and media care Disc and card handling Clean discs DO NOT Wipe with a damp cloth and then wipe dry. Disc and card handling precautions ≥Handle discs by the edges to avoid inadvertent scratches or fingerprints on the disc. ≥Do not attach labels or stickers to discs (This may cause disc warping, rendering it unusable).
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    “HDAVI Control ”) ... 28 About descriptions in these operating instructions ≥These operating instructions are applicable to models DMP-BD80 and DMP-BD60. Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are of DMP-BD80. [BD80] : indicates features applicable to DMP-BD80 only.
  • Page 5: Accessory Information

    Accessory information Please check and identify the supplied accessories. Use numbers indicated in parentheses when asking for replacement parts. (Product numbers correct as of January 2009. These may be subject to change.) ∏ ∏ 1 Remote control 1 Audio/Video cable (N2QAYB000380) (K2KA2BA00003) ∏...
  • Page 6: Media (Disc, Card And Usb Device) Information

    Media (Disc, card and USB device) information Packaged discs This chart shows the different type of retail/commercial discs you can use, and also includes the industry-standard logos that should appear on the discs and/or packaging. Type of media/ Features Logo BD-Video High Definition (HD) movie and music discs...
  • Page 7: Usb Device

    SD cards This chart shows the different type of cards recorded with other devices that you can use. Type of media Formats SD Memory Card ≥JPEG format § ≥AVCHD format (from 8 MB to 2 GB) ≥MPEG2 format SDHC Memory Card (from 4 GB to 32 GB) Including miniSD Card and microSD Card §...
  • Page 8: Connection

    Connection ≥Do not place the unit on amplifiers/receiver or equipment that may become hot. The heat can damage the unit. ≥Do not connect through the video cassette recorder. Due to copy guard protection, the picture may not be displayed properly. ≥Turn off all equipment before connection and read the appropriate operating instructions.
  • Page 9 C Connecting to VIDEO OUT terminal AUDIO IN Television Back of the unit VIDEO OUT Connecting an amplifier/receiver D Connecting to HDMI AV OUT terminal When connected to a compatible amplifier/receiver, you can enjoy surround sound recorded with Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD or DTS-HD.
  • Page 10 F Connecting to 5.1ch AUDIO OUT terminal [BD80] When connected to a compatible amplifier/receiver using the 5.1ch AUDIO OUT terminals, you can enjoy surround sound.   Back of the unit Cable connections a Front speaker (L/R) b Surround speaker (L/R) G Connecting to DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal You can enjoy surround sound, when connected to an amplifier/receiver using the COAXIAL ([BD80]) or OPTICAL terminal.
  • Page 11: Control Reference Guide

    Control reference guide OPEN/CLOSE RECEIVER RE-MASTER CANCEL AUDIO SKIP SLOW/SEARCH STOP PAUSE PLAY STATUS FUNCTIONS OPTION RETURN SETUP SECONDARY AUDIO 1 Standby/on switch (Í/I) ( Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice versa. In standby mode, the unit is still consuming a small amount of power. 2 Display Disc indicator SD card indicator...
  • Page 12: Easy Setting

    Easy Setting After connecting your new player and pressing the standby/on button, a screen for the basic settings will appear. Preparation Turn on the television and select the appropriate video input on the television. 1 Press [Í]. Setup screen appears. ≥If this unit is connected to a Panasonic TV (VIERA) supporting HDAVI Control 2 or later via an HDMI cable, then the “On-Screen Language”...
  • Page 13: Network Connection

    Network connection The following services can be used when this unit is connected to broadband. ≥Firmware can be updated ( below) ≥You can enjoy the BD-Live ( ≥You can enjoy the VIERA CAST ( Internet Straight LAN cable (not included) Telecommunications equipment (modem, etc.) Firmware updating...
  • Page 14: Network Settings

    Network settings These settings are used if you will connect this unit to the Internet. ≥The connection to the Internet may take time or the Internet may not be connected depending on the connection environment. ( It is required that you use a broadband connection. Preparation ≥Connect to the network.
  • Page 15 Setting the connection speed When the connection test results in “Fail” after the IP and DNS-IP addresses are assigned, perform the following settings. After performing steps 1–3 ( 4 Press [3, 4] to select “Connection Speed Auto-Config” and press [2, 1] to select “Off”.
  • Page 16: Basic Operation

    Basic operation Inserting or removing a media Inserting or removing a disc 1 Press [< OPEN/CLOSE] to open the disc tray. 2 Insert or remove the disc. ≥Press [< OPEN/CLOSE] again to close the disc tray. ≥DVD-RAM: Remove discs from their cartridges before use. ≥Insert double-sided discs so the label for the side you want to play is facing up.
  • Page 17 Other operations during play Stop STOP The stopped position is memorized. Resume play function Press [1] (PLAY) to restart from this position. ≥The position is cleared if the tray is opened or you press [∫] several times to display “STOP” on unit’s display. ≥[BD-V]: On BD-Video discs including BD-J ( play function does not work.
  • Page 18: Chapter Playback

    Other operations during play (Continued) Changing audio during play AUDIO [BD-V] [AVCHD] [DVD-V] e.g. [DVD-V] Soundtrack English is selected. You can change the audio channel number each time you press the button. This allows you to change the soundtrack language ( Soundtrack), etc.
  • Page 19: Enjoying Bd-Live Or Bonusview In Bd-Video

    Enjoying BD-LIVE or BONUSVIEW in BD-Video [BD-V] What is BONUSVIEW? BONUSVIEW allows you to enjoy functions such as picture-in-picture or secondary audio etc., with BD-Video supporting BD-ROM Profile 1 version 1.1/ Final Standard Profile. What is BD-Live? In addition to the BONUSVIEW function, BD-Video supporting BD-ROM Profile 2 that has a network extension function allows you to enjoy more functions such as subtitles, exclusive images and online games by connecting this unit to the Internet.
  • Page 20: Enjoying High Bit Rate Audio And Video

    Enjoying High Bit rate Audio and Video This unit supports high bit rate audio (Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and DTS-HD Master Audio) adopted in BD-Video. Enjoying High Bit rate Audio with 7.1ch speaker and 5.1ch speaker To enjoy above high bit rate audio, the following conditions are necessary.
  • Page 21: Playing Music

    Playing music [CD] [MP3] You can play generally available music CD or MP3 files recorded onto a DVD-R/R DL, CD-R/RW and USB device. (About structure of folders 35, “Structure of folders that can play back on this unit”) 1 Insert a disc or USB device. ( e.g.
  • Page 22: Playing Still Pictures

    Playing still pictures [JPEG] Playback of the BD-RE, DVD-RAM/R/R DL or CD-R/RW with still pictures recorded. This unit can also play still pictures recorded on the SD card or USB memory. In addition, you can also connect Panasonic digital camera by USB connection. (About structure of folders 35, “Structure of folders that can play back on this unit”) 1 Insert a disc, SD card or USB device.
  • Page 23: Useful Functions During Still Picture Play

    Useful functions during still picture play Start Slideshow You can display still pictures one by one at a constant interval. BD-RE, DVD-RAM 1 While the “Album View” screen is displayed Press [3, 4, 2, 1] to select the album and press [OPTION]. 2 Press [3, 4] to select “Start Slide Show”...
  • Page 24: Playing Divx ® Videos

    Playing DivX [DivX] ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. ® You can play DVD-R/R DL, CD-R/RW discs and USB device which contain DivX video contents that have been recorded on a personal computer. (About structure of folders 35, “Structure of folders that can play back on this unit”) ≥Because DivX format can use many different codecs, there is no guarantee that all DivX files will play.
  • Page 25: Enjoying Viera Cast Tm

    Enjoying VIERA CAST You can access a selection of Internet services from the Home screen with VIERA CAST, for example YouTube, Picasa Web Albums. (Current as of January 2009) ≥VIERA CAST requires a broadband Internet connection. Dial-up Internet connections cannot be used. Preparation ≥Network connection ( ≥Network setting (...
  • Page 26: Changing Settings With The On-Screen Menu

    Changing settings with the on-screen menu On-screen menu operations 1 Press [DISPLAY]. 2 Press [3, 4] to select the menu and press [1]. 3 Press [3, 4] to select the item and press [1]. 4 Press [3, 4] to select the setting.
  • Page 27 Menus Items Play Repeat Play (Only when the elapsed time is being displayed on the unit’s display.) Selects the item which you want to repeat. The items displayed differ depending on the type of media. ≥All tracks ≥Chapter ≥Playlists ≥Title ≥One track ≥Off Select “Off”...
  • Page 28: Linked Operations With The Tv (Viera Link "Hdavi Control Tm ")

    Linked operations with the TV (VIERA Link “HDAVI Control What is VIERA Link “HDAVI Control”? VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” is a convenient function that offers linked operations of this unit, and a Panasonic TV (VIERA) or other device under “HDAVI Control”. You can use this function by connecting the equipment with an HDMI cable.
  • Page 29: Changing The Unit's Settings

    Changing the unit’s settings Change the unit’s settings if necessary. The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby. Setup menu operations While stopped Press [SETUP]. 2 Press [3, 4] to select the menu and press [OK]. 3 Press [3, 4] to select the item and press [OK].
  • Page 30: Reference

    “Sound” Dynamic Range Compression [BD-V] [AVCHD] [DVD-V] [DivX] (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD only) Change the dynamic range ( 42) for late night viewing. Digital Audio Output ( ≥Press [OK] to show the following settings. Dolby D/Dolby D +/ Select whether Dolby Digital, Dolby Dolby TrueHD Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS...
  • Page 31 “TV/Device Connection” TV Aspect Set to match the type of television connected. HDMI Connection ≥Press [OK] to show the following settings. HDMI Video Mode Select “On” when video is output from HDMI AV OUT terminal. HDMI Video Format § The items supported by the connected devices are indicated on the screen as “¢”.
  • Page 32 “Network Settings” IP Address / DNS Settings ( ≥Press [OK] to show the following settings. Connection Test IP Address Auto-Assignment IP Address Subnet Mask Gateway Address DNS-IP Auto-Assignment Primary DNS Secondary DNS Connection Speed Auto-Config Connection Speed Setting This is enabled only when “Connection Speed Auto-Config” is turned “Off”.
  • Page 33 Changing the speaker setting to suit your speakers [BD80] When connecting to an amplifier/receiver to enjoy multi-channel surround sound, use the following settings on this unit if they cannot be set on the amplifier/receiver. The settings are effective when connecting to analog 7.1ch AUDIO OUT/5.1ch AUDIO OUT terminal. Preparation 1 Set “Analog Audio Output”...
  • Page 34: About Mp3/Jpeg/Divx Files

    About MP3/JPEG/DivX files File format Playable media CD-R* , CD-RW* device Extension Files must have the extension “.mp3” or “.MP3”. Picture resolution Compression rate 32 kbps to 320 kbps Sampling rate 44.1 kHz/48 kHz Reference ID3 tags: version 1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 ID3 is a tag embedded in MP3 track to provide information about the track.
  • Page 35 ∫ Structure of folders that can play back on this unit You can play files on this unit by structure of folders as shown below. However depending on the method of writing data (writing software), play may not be in the order you numbered the folders.
  • Page 36: Messages

    Messages The following messages or service numbers appear on the television or unit’s display when something unusual is detected during startup and use. On the television Authorisation Error. This unit is not authorised to play this title. Cannot play. Cannot play on this unit. No disc is inserted.
  • Page 37 On the unit’s display ≥The unit fails to operate properly. Press [Í/I] on the main unit to switch the unit to standby for 3 seconds. Now press [Í/I] on the main unit again to turn the unit on. HDMI ONLY ≥Some BD-Video discs can only be output with HDMI.
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the solutions indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, consult your dealer for instructions. The following do not indicate a problem with this unit: ≥Regular disc rotating sounds.
  • Page 39: Tv Screen And Video

    Displays The display is dim. ≥Change “FL Display” in the Setup menu. The elapsed time displayed is ≥The displayed play time is converted from the number of frames at 29.97 frames (equal to 0.999 seconds) to one second. There will be a slight difference between the time displayed actually less than the play time.
  • Page 40: Hdmi Connections

    Sound No sound. Low volume. Distorted sound. Cannot hear the desired audio type. Cannot switch audio. HDMI connections The images from this unit do not appear on the television. Picture is distorted. Jittering occurs. The 4:3 aspect ratio picture expands left and right. Screen size is wrong.
  • Page 41 Network I can’t connect to the network. ≥Has the LAN cable come unplugged? Check that the LAN cable is properly connected. ≥Have you plugged in a modular cable for use with a telephone into the LAN terminal on this unit? Connect with a straight LAN cable. ≥Is the power for the modem or broadband router turned on? Turn the power on for each device.
  • Page 42: Glossary

    Glossary AVCHD AVCHD is a new format (standard) for high definition video cameras that can be used to record and play high-resolution HD images. BD-J Some BD-Video discs contain Java applications, and these applications are called BD-J. You can enjoy various interactive features in addition to playing normal video.
  • Page 43 JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) This is a system used for compressing/decoding color still pictures. If you select JPEG as the storage system on digital cameras, etc., the data will be compressed to 1/10–1/100 of its original size. The benefit of JPEG is less deterioration in picture quality considering the degree of compression.
  • Page 44: Specifications

    Specifications Signal system: Operating temperature range: Operating humidity range: 10 to 80 % RH (no condensation) Playable disc: BD-Video BD-ROM: Version 2 BD-RE: Version 3 (Single Layer, Dual Layer), JPEG* BD-R: Version 2 (Single Layer, Dual Layer) DVD-RAM: DVD Video Recording format, AVCHD format* JPEG* DVD-R/DVD-R DL: DVD-Video format*...
  • Page 45 Language code list Enter the code with the numbered buttons. Abkhazian: 6566 Catalan: 6765 Afar: 6565 Chinese: 9072 Afrikaans: 6570 Corsican: 6779 Albanian: 8381 Croatian: 7282 Amharic: 6577 Czech: 6783 Arabic: 6582 Danish: 6865 Armenian: 7289 Dutch: 7876 Assamese: 6583 English: 6978 Aymara:...
  • Page 47 Memo RQT9401...
  • Page 48: Index

    Index A Angle ..........26 Audio Attribute .

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