Sharp BD-HP20U Operation Manual

Sharp BD-HP20U Operation Manual

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  • Page 3: Dear Sharp Customer

    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.
  • Page 4 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. •...
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • To prevent fi re or shock hazard, do not place the AC cord under the product or other heavy items. • Turn off the main power and unplug the AC cord from the wall outlet before handling. •...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Loading the Batteries in the Remote Control ... 20 Connecting the Power Cord ... 20 Setting the Remote Control Code ... 21 Operating a SHARP TV Using the Remote Control ... 21 Turning the Power On ... 22 Language Setting ... 22 Turning Off the LCD Backlight and Indications ...
  • Page 7: What Would You Like To Do With This Player

    What would you like to do with this Player? Watching high quality movies on Blu- ray discs This Player offers full high-defi nition Blu-ray disc playback. BD/DVD Video Playback (p. 24) Enjoying different kinds of discs and contents Use this Player to enjoy various types of optical discs such as DVDs and CDs that contain various multimedia content.
  • Page 8: About Discs

    About Discs A Quick Reference for Selecting Discs The following is a quick reference to see what discs can/ cannot be used with this Player. Each disc has a compatible Recording Format(s) which may present some constraints. For detailed and exact information, read the explanation in pages 6 and 7.
  • Page 9: About Discs

    About Discs Discs that Cannot Be Used with This Player ■ The following discs cannot be played back or will not play back properly on this Player. If such a disc is mistakenly played back, speaker damage may occur. Never attempt to play back these discs. CDG, Video CD, Photo CD, CD-ROM, CD-TEXT, SVCD, SACD, PD, CDV, CVD, DVD-RAM, DVD-Audio BD-RE Ver.
  • Page 10: About Disc Contents

    About Disc Contents Title, Chapter and Track • Blu-ray discs and DVDs are divided into “Titles” and “Chapters”. If the disc has more than one movie on it, each movie would be a separate “Title”. “Chapters”, on the other hand, are subdivisions of titles.
  • Page 11: Important Information

    Cleaning the Pick Up Lens • 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 12: Getting Started

    Getting Started Step 1: Unpacking Make sure the following accessories are provided with the product. Remote control unit AC cord “AAA” size battery (g2) AV cable Step 2: Selecting equipment to connect Connection varies with the equipment used. Refer to Connection (Pages 14-19). Turn off the devices before connecting.
  • Page 13: Major Components

    Major Components Main Unit (Front) POWER (p. 22) Remote control sensor (p. 20) Disc tray (p. 24) OPEN/CLOSE (p. 24) DVD/CD mode indicator (p. 22) BD mode indicator (p. 22) Main Unit (Rear) COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (p. 15) S-VIDEO output jack (p. 16) VIDEO output jack (p.
  • Page 14: Major Components

    Remote Control Unit Buttons under the cover POWER (p. 22) OPEN/CLOSE (p. 24) TOP MENU, TITLE LIST (pp. 25, 26) DISPLAY (p. 21) Cursor buttons (a/b/c/d), ENTER (pp. 22, 36) EXIT (pp. 22, 36) A (Red), B (Green), C (Blue), D (Yellow) (p. 27) AUDIO (p.
  • Page 15: Introduction To Connections

    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 fi rst. Then connect the audio. Video terminals/jacks on this Player Higher Quality HDMI OUT terminal COMPONENT VIDEO...
  • Page 16: Video Connections

    “ alternately on the front panel display. NOTE • When you connect this player to a SHARP TV with an HDMI cable only and if the TV is on, the video output is changed to HDMI output automatically. The following setting is unnecessary.
  • Page 17: Connecting To The Component Jacks

    Video Connections Connecting to the Component Jacks You will enjoy accurate color reproduction and high quality images through the component jacks. STEPS 1: Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. 2: Firmly connect a component video cable (commercially available) to the component jacks (1 and 2). Caution: •...
  • Page 18: Connecting To The S-Video Or Video Jack

    Connecting to the S-video or Video Jack You will enjoy the images through the S-video or video jack. STEPS 1: Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. 2: Firmly connect an S-video cable (commercially available) or AV cable (supplied) to the S-video or video jacks (1 and 2, or 3 and 4).
  • Page 19: Audio Connections

    Audio Connections Connecting 5.1 ch Speakers through an Amplifi er You can connect up to 5 speakers and a subwoofer to the 5.1CH AUDIO OUT jacks using an amplifi er. STEPS 1: Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. 2: Firmly connect the audio cables to the 5.1CH AUDIO OUT jacks.
  • Page 20: Connecting To The Digital Audio Terminal Or Jack

    Connecting to the Digital Audio Terminal or Jack You can connect audio equipment to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal or jack. STEPS 1: Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. 2: Firmly connect an optical digital cable (commercially available) to the optical digital audio terminals or a coaxial digital cable (commercially available) to the coaxial digital audio jacks (1 and 2, or 3 and 4).
  • Page 21: Connecting The Audio Jacks

    Audio Connections Connecting the Audio Jacks You can connect audio equipment or the TV to the 2CH AUDIO output jacks. STEPS 1: Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. 2: Firmly connect the AV cable (supplied) to the audio jacks (1 and 2). To 2CH AUDIO output jacks Audio equipment with audio jacks...
  • Page 22: Before Starting Playback

    Before Starting Playback Loading the Batteries in the Remote Control Press down on the tab in the direction of the arrow to remove the battery cover. Load the two R-03 size batteries (“AAA” size, UM/SUM-4) supplied with the remote control unit.
  • Page 23: Setting The Remote Control Code

    • 3 types of remote control codes operate this Player: RC-1, RC-2 and RC-3. If you operate this Player by remote control along with another SHARP Blu-ray Disc Player or DVD Player placed next to it simultaneously, switching the remote control code...
  • Page 24: Turning The Power On

    Turning the Power On Turning the power on Press POWER on the remote control or on the Player to turn on the power of the Player. Entering standby Press POWER on the remote control or on the Player to enter standby. •...
  • Page 25: Turning Off The Lcd Backlight And Indications

    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 function listed below.
  • Page 26: Bd/Dvd/Cd Playback

    BD/DVD/CD Playback This section explains playback of commercially available BD Video and DVD Video discs (like movies), CDs, and recorded DVD-RW/R discs. Loading a Disc Press POWER to turn on the power. Press OPEN/CLOSE to open the disc tray. POWER Load a disc on the disc tray.
  • Page 27: Bd/Dvd Menus

    BD/DVD Menus BD VIDEO DVD VIDEO • This section explains how to play back a BD/DVD video disc with a top menu or disc 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 28: Bd-R/-Re/Dvd-R/-Rw Playback

    BD/DVD/CD Playback BD-R/-RE/DVD-R/-RW Playback BD-R You can play back a disc recorded. (fi nalized disc only) Playback from the beginning Load a disc recorded in Video mode. Press dPLAY. • Playback begins from title 1. Playback by selecting a title Load a disc recorded in Video mode.
  • Page 29: Audio Cd Playback

    Playback by selecting a PLAY LIST Load a disc recorded in Video mode. Press TOP MENU. • The TITLE LIST screen is displayed. Press C (Blue), then press ENTER • The PLAY LIST screen is displayed. MENU [TITLE LIST (DVD: PLAYLIST)] PROGRAM 1 5/21 9:30 AM...
  • Page 30: Playback Functions

    Playback Functions BD VIDEO DVD VIDEO AUDIO CD Fast Forward/Reverse (Search) Fast Forward/Reverse functions when G REV or J FWD is pressed during playback. Example: When J FWD is pressed • The search speed will cycle as follows each time you press the button.
  • Page 31: Partial Repeat Playback (Repeat Playback Of A Specifi Ed Part)

    Playback Functions Partial Repeat Playback (Repeat Playback of a Specifi ed Part) Press REPEAT during playback. Press c/d to select “SCENE SELECTION”, then press ENTER. PLAY BACK TITLE “SET START POINT” displays, press ENTER at the scene where you want. •...
  • Page 32: Switching The Angle

    Switching the Angle If multiple angles are recorded, you can switch between them. Press ANGLE during playback. • The display indicates the angle number currently being played back. Each time you press ANGLE, the angle switches. • “– –” is displayed if a disc is recorded with only one angle.
  • Page 33: Settings During Playback

    Settings During Playback Function Control 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. The operations are the same for BD and DVD. Function control screen 1 Playback status display Shows the operation status and the disc type.
  • Page 34: Settings During Playback

    Functions which can be set Title Number (Direct Title Skip) • Shows the title number being played back. You can skip to the start of the title. • To skip to the start of a selected title, press the Number buttons to enter the title number when this option is highlighted.
  • Page 35: Settings

    SETTINGS AUDIO VIDEO SETTINGS TV ASPECT RATIO • 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” setting. •...
  • Page 36: Hdmi Auto Detection

  • Page 37: Dynamic Range Control

  • Page 38: Basic Operation For Audio Video Settings

    SETTINGS Basic Operation for AUDIO VIDEO SETTINGS Example: Setting “TV ASPECT RATIO” under “AUDIO VIDEO SETTING” Press SETUP to display the SETUP MENU screen. Press a/b/c/d to select “SETTINGS”, then press ENTER. DISPLAYS THE TITLE LIST ON SCREEN LANGUAGE Press a/b to select “AUDIO VIDEO SETTINGS”, then press ENTER.
  • Page 39: Speaker Settings

    SPEAKER SETTINGS About speakers You can use your speakers with this Player through an amplifi er. You can set the speaker size, distance from the viewer, and output level for each speaker. Using multi channel speakers Subwoofer (SW) Centre speaker (C) Front speaker (L) Front speaker (R) Surround speaker (LS)
  • Page 40 SETTINGS Press a/b/c/d to select the speaker, then press ENTER. MENU [SPEAKER SETTINGS] 12ft/0dB 12ft/0dB 6ft/0dB TEST START FINISH Press c/d to select the preferred item, then press a/b to select the preferred setting, then press ENTER. MENU [SPEAKER SETTINGS] 12ft/0dB 12ft/0dB 6ft/0dB...
  • Page 41 Resetting the setup • When the sound volume of each speaker is uneven, reset the settings separately. • As for a subwoofer, you can adjust LEVEL only. Press ENTER while the TEST sound is present from the speaker that you want to reset the setting.
  • Page 42: Quick Start

    SETTINGS QUICK START • This turns the QUICK START function on and off. • When the QUICK START function is on, the startup time of the player is reduced when resuming playback from standby. • However, power consumption will increase. MENU [QUICK START] MENU...
  • Page 43: Playback

    PLAYBACK SETTING PARENTAL CONTROL • This lets you set the Parental Control depending on the disc content. • For DVD-video: 8 and OFF: All DVD-video can be played. 1-7: Prohibits play of DVD-video with corresponding ratings recorded on them. • For BD-ROM: NO LIMIT: All BD-video can be played.
  • Page 44: Country Code List

    SETTINGS Country Code List CANADA ITALY JAPAN SPAIN GERMANY SWISS FRANCE SWEDEN Language Code List AA Afar EU Basque AB Abkhazian FA Persian AF Afrikaans FI Finnish AM Ameharic FJ Fiji AR Arabic FO Faroese AS Assamese FR French AY Aymara FY Frisian AZ Azerbaijani GA Irish...
  • Page 45: Basic Operation For Playback Setting

    Basic Operation for PLAYBACK SETTING Example: Setting “PARENTAL CONTROL” under “PLAYBACK SETTING”. Press SETUP to display the SETUP MENU screen. Press a/b/c/d to select “SETTINGS”, then press ENTER. DISPLAYS THE TITLE LIST SETTINGS ON SCREEN LANGUAGE Press a/b to select “PLAYBACK SETTING”, then press ENTER.
  • Page 46: Front Display/Led

    SETTINGS FRONT DISPLAY/LED • If you feel that the indicators on the Player are too bright when watching movies, you can turn them off except for the ON indicator. MENU MENU [FRONT DISPLAY / LED] AUDIO VIDEO SETTINGS SPEAKER SETTINGS QUICK START AUTO POWER OFF AQUOS LINK...
  • Page 47: Software Update

    USB memory device with the update fi le into the SERVICE terminal on this player. Regarding how to obtain the software update fi le, please call 1-800-BE-SHARP. CAUTION • Do not remove the USB memory device or unplug the AC cord while the software is being updated.
  • Page 48: Settings

    SETTINGS Press ENTER to start updating. • The screen becomes dark for a WAIT SEVERAL MINUTES AND DO NOT UNPLUG THE AC CORD. NOW UPDATING DO NOT UNPLUG AC CORD. UPDATE VERSION When the software is successfully updated, a screen is displayed indicating that the update process is completed.
  • Page 49: 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. The Player power cannot be turned on. • Is the power cord fi rmly plugged into the AC outlet? •...
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting

    • 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.
  • Page 51: On-Screen Error Messages

    On-screen Error Messages Messages Relating to BD and DVD • The following messages appear on the TV screen in case the disc you tried to playback is not appropriate or the operation is not correct. Error message CANNOT PLAY. INCOMPATIBLE DISC. CANNOT OPERATE.
  • Page 52: Glossary

    Glossary BD-J application The BD-ROM format supports Java for interactive functions. “BD-J” offers content providers almost unlimited functionality when creating interactive BD-ROM titles. BD-R (pages 6, 26) A BD-R (Blu-ray Disc Recordable) is a recordable, write-once Blu-ray Disc. Since contents can be recorded and cannot be overwritten, a BD-R can be used to archive data or for storing and distributing video material.
  • Page 53: Glossary

    Linear PCM Sound Linear PCM is a signal recording format used for Audio CDs and on some DVD and Blu-ray discs. The sound on Audio CDs is recorded at 44.1 kHz with 16 bits. (Sound is recorded between 48 kHz with 16 bits and 96 kHz with 24 bits on DVD video discs and between 48 kHz with 16 bits and 192 kHz with 24 bits on BD video discs.) MPEG-2...
  • Page 54: Specifi Cations

    Specifi cations General Power supply Power consumption (Normal) Power consumption (Standby) Dimensions Weight Operating temperature Storage temperature Operating humidity TV systems Playback Playable discs Input/Output HDMI Component video output S-Video output Video output 5.1 ch Audio output Digital audio optical output Digital audio coaxial output Audio output Specifi...
  • Page 55: 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 58 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430-2135 SHARP CORPORATION Printed in Malaysia Imprimé en Malaisie Impreso en Malasia TINS-D348WJQZ 07P12-MA-NG...

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