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Philips BDP2500 User Manual

Philips BDP2500 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at BDP2500 User manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Connect power Get started Prepare the remote control Find the correct viewing channel Use the Home menu Navigate the menu Select menu display language Use Philips EasyLink Play Play a disc Play video Play music Play photo Adjust settings Video setup...
  • Page 3 Advanced Setup Additional Information Update software Care Specifications Troubleshooting 10 Glossary...
  • Page 4: Important

    English 1 Important Safety and important notice Warning • Risk of overheating! Never install the product in a confined space. Always leave a space of at least 4 inches around the product for ventilation. Ensure curtains or other objects never cover the ventilation slots on the product. •...
  • Page 5: Copyright Notice

    Corporation. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. Open source software This BD Player contains open source software. Philips hereby offers to deliver or make available, upon request, for a charge no more than the cost of physically performing source distribution, a complete machine readable copy of the corresponding source code on a medium customarily used for software interchange.
  • Page 6: Trademark Notice

    Singapore - 319762 Trademark notice HDMI, and HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI licensing LLC. Windows Media and the Windows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 7: Your Product

    ‘x.v.Colour’ is a trademark of Sony Corporation. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT 2 Your product Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at com/welcome. Feature highlights Philips EasyLink...
  • Page 8: Playable Media

    HDMI connectors can be controlled by a single remote control. Note • Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC devices. High-Definition entertainment Watch high-definition content disc with HDTV (High Definition Television). Connect it through a high speed HDMI cable (1.3 or category 2).
  • Page 9: Product Overview

    Region codes You can play discs with the following region codes. Region code Product overview Main unit • Turn on this product or switch to standby mode. b Disc compartment c IR sensor • Point the remote control at the IR sensor. d Display panel •...
  • Page 10 Front panel display LOADING UNSUPP HDMI ERR FASTFWD FASTBWD SLOWFWD SETTINGS HOME CHAPTER DOLBY D DOLBY HD UPGRADE Description Loading a disc. The disc is not supported. Blu-ray disc is recognized. The HDMI video resolution is not supported by TV. Fast forward mode.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Remote control • Turn on this product or switch to standby mode. • When EasyLink is enabled, press and hold for at least three seconds to turn all connected HDMI CEC compliant devices to standby. b BONUSVIEW • Turn on or off the secondary video in a small screen window during play (applicable only to BD-video that supports the BONUSVIEW or Picture-In-Picture feature).
  • Page 12 Select an audio language or channel on a disc. o Alphanumeric buttons • Select an item to play. • Enter values. • Open or close the disc compartment. q TV CH +/- • Select a TV channel (applicable only to certain Philips brand TVs).
  • Page 13: Connect

    • Stop play. • Pause play. • Move the paused picture one step forward. • Start or resume play. INFO • Display the current status or the disc information. v OPTIONS • Access options for the current activity or selection. w Color buttons •...
  • Page 14: Connect Video/Audio Cables

    Different types of connectors can be used to connect this product, depending on availability and your needs. A comprehensive interactive guide to help you connect your product is available at Connect video/audio cables Connect this product to TV to view disc play.
  • Page 15 You can optimize the video output. Press HDMI repeatedly to select the best resolution the TV can support. • Philips recommends HDMI category 2 cable, also known as High Speed HDMI cable, for optimal video and audio output. • To play the digital video images of a BD-video or DVD-video via an HDMI connection, it is necessary that both this product and the display device (or an AV receiver/ amplifier) support a copyright protection system called HDCP (high-bandwidth digital...
  • Page 16: Route Audio To Other Devices

    Route audio to other devices To enhance audio play, you can route the audio from this product to other devices. Connect to digital amplifier/receiver COAXIAL Connect a coaxial cable (not supplied) to: • COAXIAL jack on this product. • the COAXIAL/DIGITAL input jack on the device. Connect analogue stereo system AUDIO IN Connect the audio cables to:...
  • Page 17: Connect Power

    This product cannot play any audio/video/photo file stored on a USB device. • Connect a USB device only to the • Philips does not guarantee 100% compatibility with all USB devices. Connect the USB device to the USB jack on the back of this product. Connect power Caution •...
  • Page 18: Prepare The Remote Control

    Prepare the remote control Caution • Risk of explosion! Keep batteries away from heat, sunshine or fire. Never discard batteries in fire. Open the battery compartment. Insert 2 AAA batteries with correct polarity (+/-) as indicated. Close the battery compartment. Note •...
  • Page 19: Navigate The Menu

    Navigate the menu When a menu is displayed, press the buttons on the remote control to navigate. Button Select menu display language Note • If this product is connected to a HDMI CEC compliant TV, skip this setting. It switches automatically to the same OSD menu language as per your TV setting (if the language set on TV is supported by this product).
  • Page 20: Use Philips Easylink

    » All the connected devices (if the device supports one-touch standby) automatically switch to standby. Note • Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC devices. button to turn on this product. button on the remote control for...
  • Page 21: Play

    5 Play Play a disc Caution • Do not place any objects other than discs into the disc compartment. • Do not touch the disc optical lens inside the disc compartment. Press to open the disc compartment. Insert a disc with its label facing up. Press to close the disc compartment and start disc play.
  • Page 22 Button Note • For BD disc with Java application, the resume function is not available. Change video play Play a title. Use the remote control to change the play. Action Pause play. Start or resume play. Stop play. Skip to a previous/next title or chapter.
  • Page 23: Display Menu

    Button Action AUDIO Select an audio language or channel on a disc. SUBTITLE Select the subtitle language on a disc. REPEAT Select or turn off repeat or shuffle mode. • Repeat options may vary from the disc type. • For VCDs, repeat play is only possible when the PBC mode is turned off.
  • Page 24 • DISC MENU display disc information and guide you through the available functions in the disc. VCD/SVCD/DivX disc: • DISC MENU display the content of the disc. • If the PBC setting is off, the VCD/SVCD skips the menu and starts play from the first title.
  • Page 25 Repeat play for a specific section During play, press » The play options menu is displayed. Select [Repeat A-B] in the menu, then press OK to set the starting point. Forward the video play, then press OK to set the ending point. »...
  • Page 26 • You can press SUBTITLE on the remote control to access Shift Subtitle feature. • Subtitle Shift is not supported for DivX video with external subtitles. • Subtitle Shift setting is not retained after disc is removed. Play BD-video Blu-ray video disc has a larger capacity and supports features such as high-definition videos, multi-channel surround sounds, interactive menus and so on.
  • Page 27: Play Music

    » The play options menu is displayed. Select [2nd Audio Language] or [2nd Subtitle Language] in the menu, then press . Select the language to play, then press OK. ® Play DivX video DivX video is a digital media format that retains high quality despite a high rate of compression.
  • Page 28 Button REPEAT Play MP3/WMA music MP3/WMA is a type of highly compressed audio file (files with .mp3, .wma extensions). Insert a disc that contains the MP3/WMA music. Press , select [Play Disc], then press OK. » A contents menu is displayed. Select a music folder, then press OK.
  • Page 29: Play Photo

    Note • For disc recorded in multiple sessions, only the first session is played. • For a WMA file that is protected by Digital Rights Management (DRM), it cannot be played on this product. • This product does not support MP3PRO audio format. •...
  • Page 30 Button Note • Some operations may not work with some discs or files. Set slideshow interval and animation During play, press » The play options menu is displayed. Select [Duration per slide] in the menu, then press OK. Select a duration, then press OK. Select [Slide Animation] in the menu, then press OK.
  • Page 31: Adjust Settings

    • To stop the music play, press 6 Adjust settings Note • If the setup option is grayed out, it means the setting cannot be changed at the current state. Video setup Press Select [Settings], then press OK. Select [Video Setup], then press . Audio Video Setup Subtitle...
  • Page 32: Hdmi Video

    Help text display is available in all modes, except • Subtitle Shift function is enabled only in • For optimum viewing with Philips Cinema 21:9 TV, refer to the TV’s user manual. [HDMI Video] Select an HDMI video output resolution that is compatible with your TV display capability.
  • Page 33: Audio Setup

    • [Native] - Set to original video resolution. • [480i/576i], [480p/576p], [720p], [1080i], [1080p], [1080p/24Hz] - Select a video resolution setting that is best supported by the TV. See the TV manual for details. Note • If the setting is not compatible with your TV, a blank screen appears. Wait for 10 seconds for auto recovery, or press repeatedly the HDMI button until the picture appears.
  • Page 34 Select an option, then press OK. Select a setting, then press OK. • To return to the previous menu, press • To exit the menu, press [Night Mode] Make a loud sound level softer and a soft sound level louder to play the disc at a low volume, without disturbing other persons.
  • Page 35: Preference Setup

    [PCM Downsampling] Set the sampling rate for PCM audio output from the DIGITAL OUT jack (coaxial/optical). • [On] - PCM audio is down-sampled at 48kHz. • [Off] - For BD or DVD recorded in LPCM without copyright protection, two-channel audio signals up to 96 kHz are output as LPCM signals with no conversion.
  • Page 36 Restrict access to discs that are unsuitable for children. These types of discs must be recorded with ratings. To access, enter your last set password or ‘0000’. Note • Rated discs above the level you set in played. • The ratings are country-dependent. To allow all discs to play, select ‘ and BD-Video.
  • Page 37: Easylink Setup

    To return to the previous menu, press • To exit the menu, press [EasyLink] This product supports Philips Easylink which uses the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol. You can use one single remote control to control all EasyLink-compliant devices that are connected through HDMI connectors.
  • Page 38: Advanced Setup

    You must turn on the HDMI CEC operations on the TV/devices before you can enjoy the EasyLink controls. See the TV/devices manual for details. • Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC compliant devices. Advanced Setup Press Select [Settings], then press OK.
  • Page 39: Version Info

    • This information is needed for you to check if a latest software version is available at the Philips website so that you can download and install on this product. [Restore Default Settings] Reset all the settings of this product to the factory settings, except for [Parental Control] setting.
  • Page 40: Additional Information

    Select [Settings], then press OK. Select [Advanced Setup] > [Version Info.], then press OK. Update software via USB Go to to check if the latest software version is available for this product. Download the software onto a USB flash drive.
  • Page 41: Care

    Care Caution • Never use solvents such as benzene, thinner, cleaners available commercially, or anti- static sprays intended for discs. Clean discs Wipe the disc with a micro fibre cleaning cloth from the centre to the edge in a straight line movement. 8 Specifications Note •...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    • As additional memory for software updates and BonusView contents. Not for media play. Main unit • Power supply rating • 110~240V ~AC, 50~60 Hz • Power consumption: 25W • Power consumption in standby mode: 0.5 W • Dimensions (w x h x d): 360 x 54 x 240 (mm) •...
  • Page 43: Main Unit

    If you still have a problem, register your product and get support at If you contact Philips, you will be asked for the model and serial number of your product. The model number and serial number are on the back of your product.
  • Page 44 • Assign the audio input of the TV to the corresponding video input. See the TV user manual for details. No audio output from the loudspeakers of the audio device (stereo system/amplifier/receiver). • Ensure that the audio cables are connected to the audio input of the audio device.
  • Page 45: Glossary

    • Ensure that this product is connected to the Philips brand EasyLink TV and the [EasyLink] in the menu is set to [On]. The USB device cannot be played on this product. • This product cannot play any audio/video/photo file stored on a USB device.
  • Page 46 Digital Audio Digital Audio is a sound signal that has been converted into numerical values. Digital sound can be transmitted through multiple channels. Analogue sound can only be transmitted through two channels. DivX Video-On-Demand ® This DivX Certified device must be registered in order to play DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content.
  • Page 47 (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) will result in no Video or Audio output. JPEG A very common digital still picture format. A still-picture data compression system proposed by the Joint Photographic Expert Group, which features small decrease in image quality in spite of its high compression ratio. Files are recognized by their file extension ‘.jpg’...
  • Page 48 Windows Media™ Audio. Refers to an audio compression technology developed by Microsoft Corporation. WMA data can be encoded with Windows Media player version 9 or Windows Media player for Windows XP. Files are recognized by their file extension ‘.wma.’...
  • Page 49 © 2009 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. BDP2500_98_UM_V1.0_945...

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