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Contents Contents Installation Connections to Your TV Antenna connection to your TV and this unit HDMI Connection Safety Information Component Video Connection Cautions and Warnings Composite connection Scart connection Resolution Setting Connecting to an Ampliﬁ er Preparation Connecting to an Ampliﬁ er Introduction via HDMI Output About the “...
Contents Setting the antenna power Setting the permanent Troubleshooting Timeshift Setting a recording storage General location Picture [DISPLAY] Menu Sound [LANGUAGE] Menu Network [AUDIO] Menu Recording [LOCK] Menu [NETWORK] Menu [DTV] Menu Appendix [OTHERS] Menu Controlling a TV with the Supplied Remote Control Setting up the remote to Operation...
Preparation Preparation Introduction Music fi les in the DLNA server or MUSIC-N PHOTO Photo fi les contained in the Disc Movie fi les contained in the About the “ ” Symbol Display MOVIE-M HDD/USB “ ” may appear on your TV display during Music fi les contained in the MUSIC-M HDD/USB...
[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)Vista)
Preparation File compatibility NOTE Overall • HD movie fi les contained on the CD or USB 1.0/1.1 may not played properly. BD, DVD or USB Available Files extensions: “.jpg”, “.jpeg”, “.png”, 2.0 are recommended to play back HD movie “.avi”, “.divx”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, “.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.mp3”, fi les.
Preparation For Dolby® Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD and DTS- Regional Code HD multi-channel audio playback: This unit has a regional code printed on the • An amplifi er/receiver with a built-in (Dolby rear of the unit. This unit can play only BD-ROM Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, or DVD discs labelled same as the rear of the DTS or DTS-HD) decoder.
Preparation Remote control ENTER ( ): Acknowledges OPEN/ CLOSE menu selection or displays the 1 (Power): Switches the unit ON programme list. or OFF. RETURN (O): Exits the menu or TIME SHIFT: Activates pause live back to previous step. TV/playback (timeshift) for a live TV TITLE/POPUP: Displays the DVD programme (only working in HDD title menu or BD-ROM’s popup...
Preparation Main Unit (Power) (Recording) b Disc Tray h [II/ii[ (Skip) c Remote Sensor (Open/Close) d Display window j RESET Press this button to reboot. e ill (Play/Pause) k USB Port (Stop) a ANTENNA IN g AC IN connector Connect the supplied power cord. b HDMI OUT (1080p) h ANTENNA OUT (TO TV) c LAN port...
Installation Installation Connections to Your Antenna connection to your TV and this unit Connect one end of the RF cable to ANTENNA OUT(TO TV) jack on the unit and other end to ANTENNA IN jack on your TV. Passes the signal from the ANTENNA IN jack to your TV/monitor.
Installation HDMI Connection NOTE If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this unit using a HDMI cable • If a connected HDMI device does not accept the audio output of the unit, the HDMI device’s (Type A, Version 1.3).
Installation Component Video Connection NOTE Connect the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks on the unit to the corresponding input jacks When you use COMPONENT VIDEO OUT on the TV using Y P cables. Connect the left connection, you can change the resolution for the output.
Installation Scart connection Connect one end of the scart cable into the TO TV SCART jack on the unit and other end to the corresponding in jack on your TV. You can get Audio and Video signals together with this connection.
Installation Connecting to an Ampliﬁ er via Connecting to an HDMI Output Ampliﬁ er Connect the player’s HDMI OUT jack to the corresponding in jack on your amplifi er using a HDMI cable. You will need to activate the player’s digital output. (See “[AUDIO] Menu” on Make one of the following connections, pages 35-36.) depending on the capabilities of your existing...
Installation Connecting to an Ampliﬁ er via Connecting to an Ampliﬁ er via Digital Audio Output 2 Channel Audio Output Connect the player’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUT Connect the Left and Right 2CH AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL) jack to the corresponding in jack jacks on the unit to the audio left and right (COAXIAL) on your amplifi er.
Installation Connecting to your Wired Network Connection Home Network Router This unit can be connected to a local area network (LAN) via the LAN port on the rear Broadband panel or the internal wireless module. service By connecting the unit to a broadband home network, you have access to services such as software updates, My Media, BD-Live interactivity and streaming services.
Installation Wired Network Setup If there is a DHCP server on the local area network (LAN) via wired connection, this player will automatically be allocated an IP address. After making the physical connection, a small number of home networks may require the player’s network setting to be adjusted.
Installation Refer to the setup instructions supplied with Wireless Network Connection your access point or wireless router for detailed Another connection option is to use an Access connection steps and network settings. Point or an wireless router. In the example confi guration for wireless connection below, NOTE this unit would be able to access content from...
Installation 2. The [CONNECTION SETTING] menu appears on the screen. Use U / u to select the NOTE [Wireless] and press ENTER ( ). • WEP security mode generally have 4 keys available on an access point or wireless router’s setting.
Installation Notes on Network Connection: NOTE • Many network connection problems during set up can often be fi xed by re-setting the If there is no DHCP server on the network and you router or modem. After connecting the want to set the IP address manually, select [Static] player to the home network, quickly power then set the [IP Address], [Subnet Mask], [Gateway] off and/or disconnect the power cable of...
Installation • Any fees charged by an ISP including, • The reception quality over wireless depends without limitation, connection charges are on many factors such as type of the access your responsibility. point, distance between the player and access point, and the location of the player. •...
Installation USB device 5. Select a fi le using U / u / I / i , and press B or ENTER ( ) to play the fi le. connection 6. Withdraw the USB device carefully. NOTE This unit can play movie, music and photo fi les contained in the USB device.
Installation YouTube Home Menu Overview Shows YouTube videos streamed from the Youtube server via the internet to your TV. (page 70-73) To access numerous functions of the unit, press Copy HOME on the remote. Copies media fi les by connecting to various storage devices.
Installation 4. Use U / u to select a second setup option, Settings and press ENTER ( ) or i to move to the third level. Adjust the Setup Settings You can change the settings of the unit in the [Setup] menu.
Installation Settings for Digital TV Scanning programmes automatically To use DTV functions, this recorder needs some settings in advance. All available digital TV or radio programmes are searched and stored automatically based on the selected region. Selecting a Region 1. Display [Setup] menu. 1.
Installation Scanning programmes Editing Programme List manually You can remove any digital TV or radio programs stored on this recorder using Scans digital TV or radio programmes and adds [Program edit] menu. the found programmes to the programme list. 1. Display [Setup] menu. 1.
Installation Setting the DTV Lock System Allows you to activate or deactivate all of the lock schemes previously set. When the [DTV Lock System] is set to [Off ], the [DTV Rating] option is not eff ective. 1. Display [Setup] menu. 2.
Installation 3. Use U / u to select the [Permanent Timeshift] Setting the antenna power and press ENTER ( ). If you are using indoor antenna with a signal amplifi er rated at DC 5V, 100mA, the recorder can supply power through ANTENNA IN jack. 1.
Installation Resolution [DISPLAY] Menu Sets the output resolution of the Component and HDMI video signal. Refer to page 17 and 88 for details about the resolution setting. TV Aspect Ratio Select a TV aspect ratio option according to [Auto] your TV type. If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to TVs providing display information (EDID), [4:3 Letter Box]...
Installation 1080p Display Mode Video Output Format When the resolution is set to 1080p, select Select an option according to the TV [24Hz] for smooth presentation of fi lm material connection type. (1080p/24 Hz) with a HDMI-equipped display [YPbPr] compatible with 1080p/24 Hz input. When your TV is connected to the COMPONENT OUT jacks on the unit.
Installation DTV Subtitle [LANGUAGE] Menu Digital channels sometimes provide subtitle, often in a diff erent language. You can set a default subtitle language with this setting, if Display Menu DTV subtitle is provided by the broadcaster. Select a language for the [Setup] menu and Press SUBTITLE repeatedly to select a subtitle on-screen display.
Installation [Primary Pass-Thru] DRC (Dynamic Range Control) Select if you connect this unit’s DIGITAL When a content encoded in Dolby Digital or AUDIO OUT and HDMI OUT jack to a device Dolby Digital Plus is playing back, you may with LPCM, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, wish to compress the dynamic range of the Dolby TrueHD, DTS and DTS-HD decoder.
Installation DVD Rating [LOCK] Menu Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their content. (Not all discs are rated.) The [LOCK] settings aff ect only BD and DVD [Rating 1-8] playback. Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, rating eight (8) is the least restrictive.
Installation [NETWORK] Menu [DTV] Menu The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the Region software update, BD Live and My Media. Select a region where you operate this recorder. Refer to page 29 for more information. Connection Setting If your home network environment is ready Auto Programming to connect the unit, the unit needs to be set the wired or wireless network connection for...
Installation Antenna Feed 5V [OTHERS] Menu If you are using an indoor antenna, use one with a signal amplifi er rated at DC 5V, 100mA and set this option to [On]. Refer to page 32 for Power Save Mode more information. Selects whether this recorder is in power save mode when the power is turned off .
Installation 5. Use I / i to select the [OK], and press ENTER BD Storage Select ( ). This player can store some BD-ROM disc related information, including downloaded on- Select [Cancel] and press ENTER ( ) to line content such as movie trailers and special cancel.
Installation 5. Use U / u to select the [Operation mode], NOTE and press ENTER ( ). 6. Use I / i to select the [Yes], and press All the downloaded videos from DivX VOD with the ENTER ( ) to search for a new update. unit’s registration code can only be played on the unit’s internal hard disk drive/USB Device.
Operation Operation Using the Digital TV Changing Digital TV programmes functions Generally, press PR ( U / u ) or U / u to select the programme position, or entering a programme number using numerical buttons. If you want to change the programme on the programme You can watch and record the digital TV list, follow the instruction as below.
Operation Setting favourite programmes Viewing the programme information You can set a program to favorite channel. You can view a description of the programme 1. While watching DTV, press ENTER ( ) or PR being broadcast. LIST. 2. Press yellow coloured (C) button to toggle menu between [TV List] and [Radio List].
Operation Selecting DTV subtitle Viewing the EPG (Electronic language Programme Guide) Display Some digital programmes may broadcast The Electronic Programme Guide is a guide several subtitle language. You can select a showing the programme schedule for a day or subtitle language when it is available. more at a time.
Operation Using the timeshift function Using the permanent timeshift manually If you set the [Permanent Timeshift] option to [On], live TV broadcast will automatically You can pause a Live TV broadcast, then be recorded to the HDD without pressing continue watching the programme at a TIME SHIFT button.
Operation Using the teletext (Viewing Recording TV Teletext) programmes Many Digital TV programmes broadcast information via their text service, and this recorder has access to dedicated text programmes transmitted by the broadcasters. You can record Digital TV programmes, store it on the HDD or USB device.
Operation 3. Select an item using I / i and adjust it using Dual Programme Recording U / u . You can record two Digital TV programme at The adjustable items are listed below. the same time. Sets the programme position. 1.
Operation Timer Recording (EPG) Canceling a timer recording You can also set the timer based on the You can cancel a timer recording before the information provided by the EPG. timer recording actually starts. 1. While watching TV, press GUIDE. 1.
Operation Checking a timer history Instant Timer Recording You can check if the timer recording is You can set the recording time instantly to completed or not on the [Timer Record stop the recording automatically. History] menu. The [Result] column shows “OK” 1.
Operation 5. Select the [Data] option using I / i , and General Playback press ENTER ( ). Playing Discs 1. Press OPEN/CLOSE(Z) and place a disc on the disc tray. This step is needed only when a disc and/or a USB device is connected simultaneously in this unit.
Operation Playing HDD or USB To stop playback Press x while playback. The unit can play movie, music and photo fi les on the HDD or USB. To pause playback Before playing movie, music or photo fi les, read Press X while playback. “File requirement”...
Operation To display the Pop-up menu Sorting the recorded titles Some BD-ROM discs contain Pop-up menu that appears while playback. 1. Press HOME. Press TITLE/POPUP while playback, and use 2. Use I / i to select [Rec. List], and press U / u / I / i buttons to navigate through menu ENTER ( ).
Operation Playing selected ﬁ les Naming a ﬁ le MOVIE-M MUSIC-M PHOTO-M MOVIE-M MUSIC-M PHOTO-M You can play only the selected fi les, using You can rename the selected fi le on HDD or MARKER on the fi le list. USB.
Operation Advanced Playback NOTE • If you press > once during Repeat Chapter/ Track playback, the repeat playback cancels. Repeat Playback • This function may not work on some disc or title. DVD AVCHD ACD MUSIC MUSIC-N Repeating a speciﬁ c portion During playback, press REPEAT repeatedly to select a desired repeat mode.
Operation Marker Search Changing content list view DVD AVCHD MOVIE MOVIE-N MOVIE MOVIE-N ACD MUSIC MUSIC-N PHOTO You can start playback from up to nine memorized points. On the [Movie], [Music], [Photo] and [My Media] menu, you can change the content list view.
Operation Last Scene Memory On-Screen display This unit memorizes the last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains You can display and adjust various information in memory even if you remove the disc from and settings about the content. the unit or switch off the unit.
Operation Hearing a different audio NOTE DVD AVCHD MOVIE MOVIE-N 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY ( ) to • If no button is pressed for a few seconds, the on- display the playback menu. screen display disappears. • A title number cannot be selected on some 2.
Operation Watching from a different Enjoying BD-LIVE angle If the disc contains scenes recorded at diff erent This unit allows you to enjoy functions such as camera angles, you can change to a diff erent picture-in-picture, secondary audio and Virtual camera angle during playback.
Operation 3. Press HOME, and set the [BD-LIVE Playing a movie ﬁ les connection] option on the [Setup] menu and VR disc (page 38). Depending on a disc, the BD-Live function may not be operated if [BD- LIVE connection] option is set to [Partially Permitted].
Operation 4. Select a fi le using U / u / I / i , and press B or ENTER ( ) to play the fi le. Press ENTER ( ) again to deselect the subtitle fi le. Selected subtitle fi le will be NOTE displayed when you play the movie fi le.
Operation Viewing a photo You can view photo fi les using this unit. 1. Press HOME. HDD/USB menu To play a slideshow Press B to start slideshow. To stop a slideshow Press x while slideshow. 2. Select [Photo] using I / i , and press ENTER ( ).
Operation Options of My Media menu Options while viewing a photo You can use various options during viewing a photo in full screen. 1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press INFO/DISPLAY ( ) to display the option menu. 2.
Operation Listening to music g Setting – Use U / u to select an option between [Eff ect] or [Delay]. Use I / i to adjust and press ENTER ( ) to set the selected option. [Eff ects] – You can apply various eff ects The unit can play Audio CDs and music fi les during a photo slide show.
Operation Listening to music during slide NOTE show in [My Media]menu You can view photos as a slide show while • The fi le requirements are described on page 10. listening to music content on [My Media] • You can use various playback functions. Refer to menu.
Operation 5. Select a fi le using U / u / I / i , and press Playing content via ENTER ( ) to play the fi le. your home network The play can browse and play content on your PC and DLNA certifi ed media servers connected on your home network.
Operation • Graphics card with at least 32 MB video About Nero MediaHome 4 memory, minimum resolution of 800 x 600 Essentials pixels, and 16-bit colour settings Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials is a software for • Windows® Internet Explorer® 6.0 or higher sharing movie, music and photo fi les stored •...
Operation Sharing ﬁ les and folders Accessing a share folder from On your computer, you must share the folder your PC contained movie, music and/or photo content 1. Start your PC that connected on your local to play them using [My Media] features. area network.
Operation Entering a network user ID and the NOTE password Depending on your PC’s environment, you • The fi le requirements are described on page 10. may need to enter a network user ID and the password for accessing a shared folder. •...
Operation 3. When you fi nish entering the network user Using [Copy] features ID and password, select [OK] using U / u / I / i and press ENTER ( ) to access the folder. The network user ID and password will be remembered after accssing the folder You can move or copy fi les to the other storage for your convenience.
Operation Playing YouTube™ NOTE videos • If you try to copy or move a broken fi le, copy or move procedure will be stopped. • If you copy or move a fi les/folders to a FAT16/ FAT32 formatted storage, copy or move capacity You can browse, search and watch YouTube™...
Operation About the YouTube menu ™ Local site – Choose which country’s videos you would like to view. The countries listed on There are various options on the YouTube™ the [Local Site] menu may diff erent with those menu. Use U / u / I / i to select an option listed on the YouTube web site.
Operation 2. When you fi nish entering the search words, Searching videos select [OK] and press ENTER ( ) to display You can search for videos by entering search the related videos list. words of up to 128 characters. 1. Use I / i to select [Search] option from the NOTE menu and press ENTER ( ) to display the Available languages to enter on the keyboard...
Operation This unit can automatically store up to 5 IDs which were previously signed-in. The IDs list appears when you select the [Sign In] option. Select a stored ID on the list and press ENTER ( ) to display the keyboard menu with the selected ID is entered.
Maintenance Maintenance Notes on Discs Handling the Unit Handling Discs When shipping the unit Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Please save the original shipping carton and Hold the disc by the edges so that fi ngerprints packing materials.
Maintenance • The manufacturer disclaims responsibility About the hard disk drive HDD for loss of data contained in HDD. The internal hard disk drive (HDD) is a fragile • The HDD capacity displayed on your TV piece of equipment. Please use the recorder screen may not exactly same with the following the guidelines below to protect capacity printed on your HDD.
Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Symptoms Cause & Solution The Power does not • Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. turned on. The unit does not start • Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc type, color system, and playback.
Troubleshooting Picture Symptoms Cause & Solution There is no picture. • Select the appropriate video input mode on the TV so the picture from the unit appears on the TV screen. • Connect the video connection securely. • Check the [HDMI Color Setting] in the [Setup] menu is set to the appropriate item that conforms to your video connection.
You can update the unit using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new features. To obtain the latest software for this unit (if updates have been made), please visit http://lgservice.com or contact LG Electronics customer care centre.
Troubleshooting Recording Symptoms Cause & Solution Cannot record or does not • Check the remaining space on the HDD. record successfully. • If your source is copy-protected, you cannot record it using this recorder. • If you set a DTV rating for the recorder and higher rated digital programs are received, the programme cannot be recorded.
OPEN/ CLOSE Appendix CLEAR Appendix GUIDE REC. Controlling a TV with Setting up the remote to TIMER REC. control your TV the Supplied Remote You can operate your TV with the supplied Control remote control. If your TV is listed in the table below, set the appropriate manufacturer code.
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...
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...
Appendix DLNA®, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED® are Trademarks and trademarks, service marks, or certifi cation marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance. Licenses The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certifi cation mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. “x.v.Colour” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “Blu-ray Disc”...
Appendix Option 2: Network Software If the software update is available from the Update update server, the “Software Update” icon appears at the bottom of the Home menu. Press blue colored (D) button to start the update procedure. (see page 83-84 for more detail) Network update notiﬁ...
In this case, you can obtain the latest software from 4. Select [OK] to download the update. the authorized LG Electronics Service Centre then (Selecting [Cancel] will end the update.) update your player. Refer to “Customer Support” on 5.
Appendix Audio Output Speciﬁ cations Jack/Setting Digital Output (DIGITAL AUDIO OUT) Analogue Source PCM Stereo/ PCM Output Stereo Re-encode Primary Pass-Thru Multi-Ch Dolby Digital PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Dolby Digital...
Appendix • If the HDMI connection is version 1.3 and Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby TrueHD is outputted from HDMI OUT jack, DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack is limited to “PCM 2ch” (When the Digital Output are connected simultaneously). • The audio is outputted as PCM 48 kHz/16 bit for MP3/WMA fi le and PCM 44.1kHz/16 bit for Audio CD while playback.
Appendix Video Output Resolution When the non-copy protected media is playing back Video Out COMPONENT VIDEO OUT HDMI OUT HDMI connected HDMI disconnected Resolution 576i 576i 576i 576p 576p 576p 720p 720p 720p 1080i 1080i 1080i 1080p / 24 Hz 1080p / 24 Hz 576i 1080i...
Appendix ANALOGUE AUDIO OUT: Speciﬁ cations 2.0 Vrms (1 kHz, 0 dB), 600 Ω, RCA jack (L, R) x DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL): General 0.5 V (p-p), 75 Ω, RCA jack x 1 Power requirements: AC 200-240 V, 50/60 Hz ANTENNA IN: Antenna input, 75 ohms Power consumption: USB Port:...
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