BD-HP24U BLU-RAY DISC/DVD PLAYER REPRODUCTOR DE DISCO BLU-RAY/DVD LECTEUR DE DISQUES BLU-RAY/DVD OPERATION MANUAL MANUAL DE MANEJO MODE D'EMPLOI...
OPERATION MANUAL • This Player is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER product. • The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located on the rear cover. • This product contains a low power laser device. To ensure continued safety do not remove any cover or attempt to gain access to the inside of the product.
Indicators on the Player ... 20 Language Setting ... 21 Changing the on-screen display language ... 21 Operating a SHARP TV Using the Remote Control ... 21 TV function control ... 21 Turning Off the LCD Backlight and Indications ... 21 Using AQUOS LINK ...
What would you like to do with this Player? Watching high quality movies on Blu- ray discs This Player offers full high-definition Blu-ray disc playback. Video/Picture/Music Playback (p. 24) Enjoying different kinds of media sources Use this player to enjoy video, picture or music content from various types of media sources such as DVDs, USB memory devices and via the internet.
DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER Thank you for your purchase of the SHARP Blu-ray Disc Player. To ensure safety and many years of trouble-free operation of your product, please read the Important Safety Instructions carefully before using this product. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Water and Moisture—Do not use this product near water - for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like. • Stand—Do not place the product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod or table.
About Media Types Blu-ray Disc Blu-ray Disc is the ultimate next generation optical media format, offering the following key features: • Largest capacity (25 GB single layer – 50 GB dual layer) – with over 5 times the amount of content possible with current DVDs, particularly well suited for high definition feature films with extended levels of interactive features •...
About Media Types The following CD-RW/R discs cannot be played. • Discs on which data has not been recorded cannot be played back. • Discs recorded in a format other than an Audio CD and JPEG/MP3 file format cannot be played back. •...
About Media Types About Disc Contents BD Video Enjoy BD-specific functions including BONUSVIEW (BD-ROM Profile 1 Version 1.1), such as picture-in-picture, and BD-LIVE (page 26). For the BD video discs compatible with BONUSVIEW/BD- LIVE, you can enjoy additional contents by copying the data from the discs or downloading it via the internet.
• Never use commercially available cleaning discs. The use of these discs can damage the lens. • Request the nearest service center approved by SHARP to clean the lens. Warnings about dew formation • Condensation may form on pick up lens or disc in the following conditions: −...
Getting Started Step 1: Unpacking Make sure the following accessories are provided with the product. Remote control unit Page 12 and 19 Step 2: Selecting equipment to connect Connection varies with the equipment used. Refer to Connection (Pages 13–18). Turn off the devices before connecting. For using online services such as BD-LIVE, Netflix and RSS To use the online services available on this player (BD-LIVE, Netflix or RSS), after an internet connection is made, communication setup is required.
Major Components Main Unit (Front) OPEN/CLOSE (p. 24) Door flap Disc tray (p. 24) ON/STANDBY indicator (p. 20) Main Unit (Rear) HDMI cable holder on the rear of the main unit This Player comes with a dedicated cable holder so that the HDMI cable does not place direct weight and stress on the terminal.
Major Components Remote Control Unit POWER (p. 20) m OPEN/CLOSE (p. 24) AUDIO (p. 36), SUBTITLE (p. 36) Number buttons (p. 39) REPEAT (p. 35) T SKIP/k (pp. 27, 34) U SKIP/l (pp. 27, 34) F PAUSE (pp. 29, 34) d PLAY (p.
Connection Introduction to Connections This Player is equipped with the terminals/jacks listed below. Find the corresponding terminal/jack on your video equipment. Using the supplied cable or commercially available cables, connect the video first. Then connect the audio. Video terminals/jacks on this Player Higher Quality Standard Quality Audio terminals/jacks on this Player...
Settings” – “Video Out Select”. (See page 41.) NOTE • When you connect the player to a SHARP TV with an HDMI cable only and the TV is turned on, the video output switches to HDMI automatically. (The above setting is HDMI cable unnecessary.)
Video Connections Connecting to the Component Jacks You can enjoy accurate color reproduction and high quality images through the component jacks. STEPS Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. Firmly connect a component video cable (commercially available) to the component jacks (1 and 2). This Player Blue Green...
Video Connections Connecting to the Video Jack You can enjoy the images through the video jack. STEPS Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. Firmly connect an AV cable (supplied) to the video jacks (1 and 2). Yellow To VIDEO output jack To VIDEO input jack...
Audio Connections Connecting to the Digital Audio Terminal or Audio Jacks • You can connect audio equipment or the TV to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal or 2CH AUDIO output jacks. • See page 52 for information on the output of next generation audio formats. STEPS Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections.
By connecting this player to the internet, you can enjoy a variety of content on your TV using BD-LIVE functions, the RSS reader function and Netflix streaming service. • This player can update the software from Sharp’s server using the internet. • When using the internet, a broadband internet connection as shown below is required.
Playback Before Starting Playback Loading the Batteries in the Remote Control Hold in the tab on the battery cover and pull the cover towards the direction of the arrow. Load the two “AA” size batteries (R-06 size, UM/SUM-3). Place batteries with their terminals corresponding to the m and n indications in battery compartment.
Before Starting Playback Turning the Power On POWER ON/STANDBY indicator AQUOS PURE MODE indicator BD/DVD/CD mode indicator Turning the power on Press POWER on the remote control or on the Player to turn on the power of the Player. NOTE •...
NOTE • To select the DVD disc language, such as subtitle language, etc., see page 25. Operating a SHARP TV Using the Remote Control The Universal Remote Control may operate the basic functions of the SHARP TV. TV function control •...
• When loading a disc, this function sometimes cannot be displayed. • Please note that SHARP does not take any responsibility for the contents displayed with this function. Press SETUP to display the Menu screen. • The same operation can be performed by pressing ENTER after selecting the MENU icon on the Wall Paper screen.
Before Starting Playback Control Panel This function allows you to operate this player using the TV remote control by displaying the control panel on the TV screen. • To operate this function, connect this player to a TV compatible with HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) using an HDMI cable (See page 14).
Video/Picture/Music Playback Loading a Disc POWER OPEN/CLOSE Press POWER to turn on the power. Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the disc tray. Load a disc on the disc tray. • Insert the disc with the label face up. • In case of disc recorded on both sides, face down the side to play back.
Video/Picture/Music Playback BD/DVD Menus • This section explains how to play back a BD/DVD video disc with a top menu, disc menu or pop-up menu. • The titles listed in the top menu and a disc guide (for options like subtitles and audio languages) are given in the disc menu.
Virtual Package data and the BD-LIVE data in the USB memory device. NOTE • SHARP cannot guarantee that all brands’ USB memory devices will operate with this player. • Only USB memory devices formatted with FAT 32/16 are compatible.
Video/Picture/Music Playback DVD-R/-RW (VR format) / BD-RE/-R (BDAV format) Playback DVD-R DVD-RW BD-RE BD-R You can play back a recorded disc (DVD: VR format finalized disc only / BD: BDAV format disc only). • For a description of other playback functions, refer to ”Playback Functions”...
Video/Picture/Music Playback About Title List • The Title List can be displayed in two types, Thumbnail and Title Name. • Each time you press A (Red), the screen changes between Thumbnail and Title Name. Thumbnail Program 1 5/21 Fri 9:30 AM 110 Min. Program Program Program...
Video/Picture/Music Playback Audio CD Playback AUDIO CD This Player can play back audio CDs. • For a description of other playback functions, refer to “Playback Functions” on pages 34–35. Playback from the beginning Load an audio CD. • The CD screen is displayed. (The CD screen is displayed only when a compact disc recorded in the CD-DA format is inserted.) •...
Video/Picture/Music Playback Audio Data (MP3 File) Playback CD-R CD-RW DVD-R DVD-RW This Player can play back audio data (MP3 files) recorded on CD-R/RW discs, DVD-R/RW discs and USB memory devices. • For details on the audio data that you can play using this player, refer to page 7.
Video/Picture/Music Playback Displaying Still Images (JPEG files) CD-R CD-RW DVD-R DVD-RW This Player can display still images (JPEG files) recorded on CD-R/RW discs, DVD-R/RW discs and USB memory devices. • For details on the still images that you can display using this player, refer to page 7.
If you don’t have a Netflix account Press a/b to select “no-start my FREE trial”, then press ENTER. The screen of this player shown on the TV Subscribe by visiting http://www.netflix.com/sharp from your PC. Press a/b to select “I’m now a member”, then press ENTER.
Video/Picture/Music Playback You will see the following window. • The activation code is displayed. The screen of this player shown on the TV Using your PC, visit http://www.netflix.com/activate, and then enter the activation code displayed in step The screen of the PC •...
Playback Functions NOTE • Some operations in the following playback functions cannot be performed depending on the specifications of the disc. Fast Forward/Reverse (Search) BD VIDEO BD-R BD-RE DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW AUDIO CD The Fast Forward/Reverse function is enabled when G REV or J FWD is pressed during playback.
Playback Functions Repeat Playback of a Title or Chapter (Repeat Playback) BD VIDEO BD-R BD-RE DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW AUDIO CD Play back the title or chapter you want to repeat. Press REPEAT. Press a/b to select the type of Repeat Playback.
Playback Functions NOTE • Some operations in the following playback functions cannot be performed depending on the specifications of the disc. Displaying the Audio Information You can display the audio information on the disc currently being played back by pressing AUDIO. •...
Playback Functions Switching the Angle BD VIDEO DVD VIDEO If multiple angles are recorded, you can switch between them. Press FUNCTION during playback. • The Function Control screen is displayed on the TV. Press a/b to select the Angle Number column, then press ENTER.
Settings During Playback Function Control BD VIDEO BD-R BD-RE DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW AUDIO CD This allows you to adjust various settings at once, like subtitles, angle settings and the title selection for Direct Playback. You can adjust the video and audio to suit your preferences.
Settings During Playback Functions which can be set Title/Track Number (Direct Title/Track Skip) • Shows the title number being played back (or track number when playing back an audio CD). You can skip to the start of the title (or track). •...
Settings SETTINGS Common operations The “Menu” enables various audio/visual settings and adjustments on the functions using the remote control unit. You need to call up the On Screen Display to perform settings for this player. The following is the explanation for the basic operations of the “Menu”.
SETTINGS Audio Video Settings TV Aspect Ratio You can set the screen aspect ratio of the connected TV, and adjust the video output. If you switch your TV (i.e. because you have bought a new one) and the screen aspect ratio of the connected TV changes, you will have to change the “TV Aspect Ratio”...
SETTINGS Audio Out You can set the audio output when connecting to SURROUND equipment. This sets the audio output connected to SURROUND equipment. Item HDMI Output: Select this when you connect using HDMI OUT terminal. Digital Output: Select this when you connect using DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal (OPTICAL).
SETTINGS AQUOS LINK This lets you set the Player to receive the control signal from the AQUOS LINK remote control via the HDMI cable. Item Yes, No NOTE • For details, refer to the operation manual of TV. • If “Component” is selected from the “Video Out Select” menu, AQUOS LINK is not available.
SETTINGS Version When you select “Version” the system software version and Netflix ESN are displayed. System System Reset You can reset all settings to the factory presets. Item Reset, Not Reset Netflix Deactivate You can deactivate your Netflix information on the player.
SETTINGS For setting the IP address, press c/d to select “Yes” or “No”, then press ENTER. Do you obtain the IP address automatically? IP Address Netmask Gateway Next • If selecting “Yes”: The IP address is automatically obtained. • If selecting “No”: The IP address, netmask and gateway are manually entered using the screen for inputting characters.
SETTINGS The operation procedure for inputting characters manually NOTE • Numeric characters such as IP address can be entered on the input screen either by selecting each of the characters in the “Numeric” mode or using the Number buttons on the remote control.
− Using a USB extension cable may prevent the player from performing correctly. NOTE: • SHARP cannot guarantee that all brands’ USB memory devices will operate with this player. • Only USB memory devices formatted with FAT 32/16 are compatible.
SETTINGS Software Update Settings In this player, the software version can be updated using either one of the following methods. • Auto Update from Network • Manual Update from Network • Manual Update from USB memory device Auto Update from Network This function allows you to perform the update by accessing an internet connection automatically to check if there is a new firmware version every time the...
SETTINGS Manual Update from Network This function allows you to perform the update operation by accessing an internet connection manually to check if there is a new firmware version. NOTE • Make sure that the LAN cable is connected to this player. (See page 18.) •...
To check for the availability of a software update, visit www.sharpusa.com/products/support/. If you have any questions, please call 1-800-BE- SHARP (800-237-4277). • When software update data is released, copy the data onto a USB memory device after downloading it to a PC.
SETTINGS • The current version of this unit software and the version of the update file on the USB memory device are displayed. To update this player software with update file, select “Yes”, and press ENTER. Software update file is detected in the USB memory device. Start update? Current Ver.
SETTINGS Country Code List USA / CANADA / JAPAN / GERMANY / FRANCE / UK / ITALY / SPAIN / SWISS / SWEDEN / HOLLAND / NORWAY / DENMARK / FINLAND / BELGIUM / HONG KONG / SINGAPORE / THAILAND / MALAYSIA / INDONESIA / TAIWAN / PHILIPPINE / AUSTRALIA / RUSSIA / CHINA Language List English / Français / Deutsch / Italiano / Español / Japanese / Svenska / Nederlands...
Appendix Troubleshooting The following problems do not always suggest a defect or malfunction of this Player. Refer to the problems and lists of possible solutions below before calling for service. Power Problem The Player power cannot be turned The Player power is turned off. Basic Operation Problem The remote control does not work.
Troubleshooting Picture (Continued) Problem Screen freezes and operation buttons do not work. There is just audio with no video. Widescreen video appears vertically stretched, or black bands appear at the top and bottom of the screen. Square noise (mosaic) appears on the screen.
• When the problem persists even after performing a reset, unplug the AC cord and plug it in again. If this does not solve the problem, contact the nearest service center approved by SHARP. On-screen Error Messages The following messages appear on the TV screen in case of an error during operation.
Specifications General Power supply Power consumption (Normal) Power consumption (Standby) Dimensions Weight Operating temperature Storage temperature Operating humidity TV systems Playback Playable discs Region code Input/Output HDMI Component video output Video output Digital audio optical output Audio output USB input ETHERNET Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Glossary AVCHD (page 6) AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) refers to a recording format (specification) for digital video cameras which can record to a disc such as 8 cm DVD disc and play back digital high definition images. BDAV (page 6) BDAV (Blu-ray Disc Audio/Visual, BD-AV) refers to one of the application formats used for writable Blu-ray discs such as BD-R, BD-RE, etc.
Glossary DVD video (pages 6, 24) A disc format that contains up to eight hours of moving pictures on a disc the same diameter as a CD. A single-layer single sided DVD holds up to 4.7 GB; a double layer single-sided DVD, 8.5 GB; a single layer double-sided DVD, 9.4 GB;...
Glossary Progressive format Compared to the Interlace format that alternately shows every other line of an image (field) to create one frame, the Progressive format shows the entire image at once as a single frame. This means that while the Interlace format can show 30 frames/60 fields in one second, the Progressive format can show 60 frames in one second.
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