Sharp AQUOS BD-HP90U Operation Manual

Sharp AQUOS BD-HP90U Operation Manual

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The Spanish Quick Guide is included at the end of this operation manual. (See ES-1 – ES-8.)
La Guía Rápida en Español se incluye al final de este manual de manejo. (Consulte ES-1 – ES-8.)


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  • Page 1 BD-HP90U BLU-RAY DISC/DVD PLAYER The Spanish Quick Guide is included at the end of this operation manual. (See ES-1 – ES-8.) La Guía Rápida en Español se incluye al final de este manual de manejo. (Consulte ES-1 – ES-8.) OPERATION MANUAL...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    OPERATION MANUAL For future reference, record the model and serial number (located on the rear of the product) in the space provided. Introduction SAFETY INFORMATION Model No.: Serial No.: This symbol warns the user of uninsulated voltage within the unit that can cause dangerous electric shocks.
  • Page 4: Safety Information

    SAFETY INFORMATION FCC Compliance Statement This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 5: Dear Sharp Customer

    DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER Thank you for your purchase of the SHARP Blu-ray Disc/DVD 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.
  • Page 6: Important Safety Instructions

    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.
  • Page 7: Precautions

    PRECAUTIONS Precautions on viewing stereoscopic 3D images • Do not view stereoscopic 3D images if you have a history of photosensitivity, heart disease or poor health. This may cause the symptoms to worsen. • If you experience any health problems such as fatigue and discomfort while viewing stereoscopic 3D images, immediately discontinue viewing.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Indicators on the Player ... 23 Language Setting ... 24 Changing the on-screen display language ... 24 Operating a SHARP TV Using the Remote Control ... 24 TV function control ... 24 Turning Off the Indicator Lights... 24 Using AQUOS LINK ... 25 Controlling the Blu-ray disc player using AQUOS LINK ...
  • Page 9: Contents

    Contents On Screen Language ... 42 Version ... 42 System ... 42 Communication Setup ... 43–46 Sets whether “Cable” or “Wireless” is used for the network connection ... 43 When selecting Cable ... 43–44 When selecting Wireless ... 44–45 The operation procedure for inputting characters manually ...
  • Page 10: What Would You Like To Do With This Player

    What would you like to do with this Player? Watch high quality movies on Blu-ray discs This Player offers full high-definition Blu-ray disc playback. Video/Picture/Music Playback (p. 27) Enjoy stereoscopic and powerful 3D images This player can play 3D content from 3D compatible Blu-ray discs through an HDMI cable.
  • Page 11: About Media Types

    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 •...
  • Page 12 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. •...
  • Page 13: About Disc Contents

    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 29). 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.
  • Page 14: Important Information

    • 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: −...
  • Page 15: Getting Started

    Getting Started Step 1: Unpacking Make sure the following accessories are provided with the product. Remote control unit Page 15 and 22 WARNING: The AC adapter and AC cord supplied with this player must not be used with other equipment. Step 2: Selecting equipment to connect Connection varies with the equipment used.
  • Page 16: Major Components

    Major Components Main Unit (Front) Remote control sensor “Top” (p. 17) BD/DVD/CD mode indicator (p. 23) Disc slot (p. 27) EJECT (p. 27) Main Unit (Rear) Model label Cooling fan The cooling fan operates while the power to the Player is on. Terminal cover (p.
  • Page 17: Remote Control Unit

    Major Components Remote Control Unit Buttons under the cover NOTE • This remote control unit is equipped with two ENTER buttons (5 and 31 listed above). The ENTER button under the cover is useful when using with the number buttons. POWER (p.
  • Page 18: Player Setup Location

    Player setup location Removing and replacing the terminal cover Before connecting the player to a TV, the AC adapter, etc., remove the terminal cover on the bottom of the player. Remove the terminal cover on the bottom of the player. b Bottom side of the player Make the necessary connections to the player (pages 18–21, 23).
  • Page 19: Installing The Vertical Stand

    Player setup location This player can be used in a horizontal or vertical position depending on the installation location. Using the player in a horizontal position Remote control sensor “Front” Using the player in a vertical position Remote control sensor “Top” Remote control sensor “Front”...
  • Page 20: Connection

    Connection Video Connection Connecting to the HDMI Terminal • You can enjoy high quality digital picture and sound through the HDMI terminal. • When you use AQUOS LINK, make sure to use a certified HDMI cable. • For details on digital audio output formats (PCM/bitstream), refer to the digital audio output format selection table on page 51.
  • Page 21: Audio Connection

    Audio Connection Connecting to the Digital Audio Terminal • You can connect audio equipment or the TV to the OPTICAL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal. • For details on digital audio output formats (PCM/bitstream), refer to the digital audio output format selection table on page 51.
  • Page 22: Broadband Internet Connection

    Internet environment. NOTE • Use a LAN cable/router supporting 10BASE-T/100BASE- • SHARP cannot guarantee that all brands’ hubs will operate with this player. Internet After connecting • Perform the communication settings. (Pages 43–46) •...
  • Page 23: Internet Connection (Wireless Lan)

    • Set the wireless router/access point to Infrastructure mode. Ad-hoc mode is not supported. • SHARP cannot guarantee that all brands’ wireless routers will operate with this player. After connecting • Perform the communication settings. (Pages 43–46) •...
  • Page 24: Playback

    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 “AAA” size batteries (R-03 size, UM/SUM-4). Place batteries with their terminals corresponding to the m and n indications in battery compartment.
  • Page 25: Connecting The Ac Adapter

    Before Starting Playback Connecting the AC adapter Plug the AC adapter cord in to the DC IN terminal on the rear of the Player. Plug the supplied AC cord into the AC adapter. Then, plug into an AC outlet. AC adapter AC cord NOTE •...
  • Page 26: Language Setting

    NOTE • To select the DVD disc language, such as subtitle language, etc., see page 28. Operating a SHARP TV Using the Remote Control The Universal Remote Control may operate the basic functions of the SHARP TV. TV function control •...
  • Page 27: Using Aquos Link

    What is AQUOS LINK? Using the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control), with AQUOS LINK you can interactively operate this player with your SHARP AQUOS TV. What you can do with AQUOS LINK When you connect this player to the LCD TV compatible with AQUOS LINK using an HDMI cable, you can perform the functions listed below.
  • Page 28: Control Panel

    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 18).
  • Page 29: Video/Picture/Music Playback

    Video/Picture/Music Playback Loading a Disc/Ejecting a Disc POWER EJECT Press POWER to turn on the power. Load a disc into the disc slot. • Insert the disc with the label face up. • In case of disc recorded on both sides, face down the side to play back.
  • Page 30: Bd/Dvd Menus

    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.
  • Page 31: Enjoying Bonusview Or Bd-Live

    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.
  • Page 32: Dvd-R/-Rw (Vr Format) / Bd-Re/-R (Bdav Format) Playback

    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”...
  • Page 33: Audio Cd Playback

    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.) •...
  • Page 34: Audio Data (Mp3 File) Playback

    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 10.
  • Page 35: Displaying Still Images (Jpeg Files)

    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 10.
  • Page 36: Playback Functions

    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.
  • Page 37: Repeat Playback Of A Title Or Chapter (Repeat 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.
  • Page 38: Displaying The Audio Information

    Playback Functions Displaying the Audio Information You can display the audio information on the disc currently being played back by pressing AUDIO. • The displayed contents vary depending on the disc. BD VIDEO DVD VIDEO The audio channel currently being played back will be displayed.
  • Page 39: Settings During Playback

    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.
  • Page 40: Functions Which Can Be Set

    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). •...
  • Page 41: Settings

    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”.
  • Page 42: Audio Video Settings

    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”...
  • Page 43: Smart Settings

    SETTINGS Smart Settings Auto Power Off This sets the Player so that power is automatically shut off if playback is stopped and you do not perform any operations for about 10 minutes. Item Yes, No Front LED If you feel that the indicators on the player are too bright when watching movies, you can turn them off except for the POWER indicator.
  • Page 44: On Screen Language

    SETTINGS Password Setting This sets the password for setting or changing the Parental Control Level. Item Yes: Enter the 4-digit number. NOTE • When you forget the password, you can reset the current password using “System Reset” under “Settings”. (See this page.) •...
  • Page 45: Communication Setup

    SETTINGS Communication Setup This allows you to perform and/or change the communication settings and select the type of Internet connection from Cable or Wireless (built-in). This setting is required to use BD-LIVE functions, video streaming services and software updates that connect to the Internet.
  • Page 46: When Selecting Wireless

    SETTINGS For testing the connection to the Internet, after confirming the settings, press a/b to select “Test”, then press ENTER. • “Test” is available only when setting to obtain the IP address automatically. “Test” cannot be selected if the IP address has not been obtained automatically. Confirm the current setting.
  • Page 47 SETTINGS Press a/b to select “desired access point” or “Other Network”, then press ENTER. • For access points which are set to hide the SSID using the wireless router, select “Other Network” to set the access point. Select the access point. XXXXXXXXXXXX YYYYYYYYYYYY Other Network...
  • Page 48: The Operation Procedure For Inputting Characters Manually

    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.
  • Page 49: Usb Memory Management

    − 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.
  • Page 50: Software Update Settings

    SETTINGS Software Update Settings In this player, the software version can be updated using either one of the following methods. • Manual Update from Network • Manual Update from USB memory device 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.
  • Page 51: Manual Update From Usb Memory Device

    To check for the availability of a software update, visit 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.
  • Page 52 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? xxxxxxxxxx Current Ver.
  • Page 53: Digital Audio Output Selection Formats

    SETTINGS Digital Audio Output Selection Formats Setup Definition Decodes Primary, Secondary and Effect audio streams together into PCM audio. Decodes Primary, Secondary and Effect audio streams Bitstream together into PCM audio, then (Mix) re-encodes the PCM audio into DTS bitstream. Outputs only the Primary audio soundtrack (main soundtrack of the movie) so...
  • Page 54: Streaming Content

    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 from your PC. Press a/b to select “I’m now a member”, then press ENTER.
  • Page 55 Playing back streaming content You will see the following window. • The activation code is displayed. The screen of this player shown on the TV Using your PC, visit, and then enter the activation code displayed in step The screen of the PC •...
  • Page 56: Enjoying Movies And Internet Application With Vudu

    Playing back streaming content Enjoying Movies and Internet Application with VUDU You can enjoy moves and Internet applications with VUDU. VUDU Movies is the leading HD on-demand video service. VUDU Movies is built into your BD Player and utilizes your existing Internet connection to deliver the highest quality on-demand video available today.
  • Page 57 Playing back streaming content If the Settings on the PC Are Incorrect The screen as shown below will be displayed. Following the instructions on the screen, send e-mail again and make all the necessary settings. Example Operational buttons during playback Buttons Description Hold down to go in reverse.
  • Page 58: Enjoying Pandora Radio

    Playing back streaming content Enjoying Pandora radio You can instantly listen to personalized radio stations, streamed over the Internet, from Pandora via this player. • To enjoy this function, make a broadband Internet connection to both your PC and this player (See pages 20–21), and then set communication settings (See pages 43–46), then perform the following operation.
  • Page 59: Appendix

    Appendix RS-232C port specifications RS-232C port specifications Using Custom Control Devices with this Player • When a program is set, this Player can be controlled from the custom control device using the RS-232C terminal. The power can be turned on or off (standby) and automatic programed playback is possible.
  • Page 60: Troubleshooting

    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.
  • Page 61 Troubleshooting Picture Problem No picture. Screen freezes and operation buttons do not work. Widescreen video appears vertically stretched, or black bands appear at the top and bottom of the screen. Square noise (mosaic) appears on the screen. Audio is not output, or images are not played back properly.
  • Page 62: To Reset This Player

    • 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. Possible causes and solutions When the wired Internet connection is made •...
  • Page 63: On-Screen Error Messages

    On-screen Error Messages The following messages appear on the TV screen in case of an error during operation. Error message Cannot play. Incompatible disc. Cannot operate. This USB memory is not formatted properly. Please format the memory in USB memory management. The Connected USB Memory cannot be used.
  • Page 64: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications are subject to change without notice. General Power requirements Power consumption (Normal) Power consumption (Standby) Dimensions Weight Operating temperature Storage temperature Operating humidity TV systems Playback Playable discs Region code Input/Output HDMI Digital audio optical output USB input ETHERNET RS-232C AC Adapter...
  • Page 65 Specifications Wireless LAN (Internal antenna) Frequency band Modulation Transport power and Tx output power: sensitivity (Typical) Rx sensitivity: (Typical) Security Draft 802.11n Radio: 2.4GHz 802.11g Radio: 2.4GHz 802.11b Radio: 2.4GHz 2.412 – 2.462GHz (channel 1–11) DBPSK @ 1Mbps DQPSK@ 2Mbp CCK@ 5.5/11 Mbps BPSK@ 6/9 Mbps QPSK@ 12/18Mbps...
  • Page 66: Glossary

    Glossary Ad-hoc mode (page 21) Ad-hoc mode is a wireless LAN communication format. This performs direct communication between equipment without an access point. (Ad-hoc mode is not supported.) AVCHD (page 9) 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.
  • Page 67 Glossary DTS-HD Master Audio | Essential DTS-HD Master Audio | Essential is a lossless audio compression technology developed for the next generation high definition optical disc format. DVD upscaling (page 27) Upscaling (upconverting) refers to a function of various players and devices that enlarge the image size to fit the size of the screen of video equipments such as a TV.
  • Page 68 Glossary Parental control (page 41) In some digital broadcasts and BD/DVD video discs, a control level for disc viewing is set depending on the age of the viewer. With this Player, you can set the control level for viewing such broadcasts and discs. Pop-up menu (page 28) An enhanced menu operation available on BD video discs.
  • Page 69: Network Service Disclaimer

    Sharp shall not be liable to you or any third party for your failure to abide by such authorization or terms of use.
  • Page 70: About Software License

    The copyrights for the software components and various relevant documents included with this product that were developed or written by SHARP are owned by SHARP and are protected by the Copyright Act, international treaties, and other relevant laws. This product also makes use of freely distributed software and software components whose copyrights are held by third parties.
  • Page 71: Consumer Limited Warranty

    FROM STATE TO STATE. The warranties given herein shall be the sole and exclusive warranties granted by Sharp and shall be the sole and exclu- sive remedy available to the purchaser and only for the time periods set forth herein. No other representations or prom- ises made by anyone are permitted.
  • Page 72 Memo...
  • Page 73 Guía Rápida en Español Para referencia en el futuro, escriba el modelo y el número de serie (que se encuentra en la parte trasera del producto) en el espacio facilitado. INFORMACIÓN DE SEGURIDAD AVISO: PARA REDUCIR EL RIESGO DE INCENDÍO O ELECTROCHOQUE NO EXPONGA ESTE APARATO A LA HUMEDAD.
  • Page 74 Guía Rápida en Español INFORMACIÓN DE SEGURIDAD “ADVERTENCIA—Las reglas de la FCC (Comisión Federal de Comunicaciones) estipulan que cualquier modificación o cambio a este equipo no aprobado expresamente por el fabricante podrá anular la autorización del usuario para operar este equipo”. INFORMACIÓN Este equipo se ha sometido a todo tipo de pruebas y cumple con las normas establecidas para dispositivo digital de Clase B, de conformidad con la Parte 15 de las reglas de la FCC (Comisión Federal de...
  • Page 75: Precauciones De Seguridad Importantes

    Guía Rápida en Español ESTIMADO CLIENTE DE SHARP Gracias por haber adquirido el reproductor de disco Blu-ray/DVD SHARP. Para garantizar su seguridad y muchos años de uso sin problemas de su producto, por favor lea cuidadosamente las precauciones de seguridad importantes antes de usar este producto.
  • Page 76 Guía Rápida en Español PRECAUCIONES DE SEGURIDAD IMPORTANTES • Agua y humedad — No utilice este producto cerca del agua como, por ejemplo, una bañera, palangana, fregadero de cocina o lavadora; en un sótano húmedo; cerca de una piscina o un lugar similar. •...
  • Page 77 Guía Rápida en Español Accesorios Unidad de mando a distancia Cómo instalar las pilas Presione en la pestaña en la tapa de las pilas y tire de la tapa en el sentido indicado por la flecha. Instale las dos pilas tamaño “AAA” (tamaño R-03, UM/SUM-4).
  • Page 78 Guía Rápida en Español Conexión A la toma de ca Enchufe el cable del adaptador de ca suministrado en el terminal DC IN en la parte trasera del reproductor. Enchufe el cable de ca suministrado en el adaptador de ca. Luego enchúfelo en una toma de ca.
  • Page 79 Guía Rápida en Español Menú Configuración El menú Configuración está compuesto por varios menús en los cuales pueden hacerse diversos ajustes relacionados con idioma, funciones de audio, imágenes, etc. El siguiente ajuste es el proceso básico. Preparación: • Encienda su televisor y cambie a la entrada AV apropiada (Consulte el manual de manejo de su televisor). •...
  • Page 80 Guía Rápida en Español Otras funciones de reproducción Las siguientes operaciones pudieran no estar disponibles dependiendo del disco/ contenido. Botones F PAUSE Pausa en la reproducción. Durante la pausa, pulse dPLAY o F PAUSE nuevamente para reiniciar la reproducción. • J FWD / G REV Avance / retroceso rápido (Búsqueda) K SKIP /...
  • Page 81 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07495-1163 SHARP CORPORATION Printed in China TINS–E825WJQZ <ORC9002-A> 10P08-CH-NG...

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