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2-687-794-13(1)
B l u - r a y D i s c P l a y e r
B D P - S 1
O p e r a t i n g
I n s t r u c t i o n s
TM
2-687-794-13 (1)
Printed on 70% or more recycled paper.
Sony Corporation Printed in Japan
©2006 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 B D P - S 1 O p e r a t i n g I n s t r u c t i o n s 2-687-794-13 (1) Printed on 70% or more recycled paper. Sony Corporation Printed in Japan ©2006 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Warning

    The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. BDP-S1 Serial No.______________...
  • Page 3: Important Safeguards

    Important Safeguards For your protection, please read these safety instructions completely before operating the appliance, and keep this manual for future reference. Carefully observe all warnings, precautions and instructions on the appliance, or the one described in the operating instructions and adhere to them.
  • Page 4: Precautions

    • When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed. • If liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the set. • If the set has been exposed to rain or water. • If the set has been subject to excessive shock by being dropped, or...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents WARNING ... 2 Notes About the Discs ... 2 Important Safeguards ... 3 Precautions ... 4 Table of Contents ... 5 About this manual... 6 This Player Can Play the Following Discs and Files ... 6 Examples of discs that the player cannot play ...
  • Page 6: About This Manual

    About this manual Instructions in this manual describe the controls on the remote. You can also use the controls on the player if they have the same or similar names as those on the remote. The meanings of the icons used in this manual are described below: Icon Meaning...
  • Page 7: Examples Of Discs That The Player Cannot Play

    (SD) television signal. “AVCHD” and the AVCHD logo are trademarks of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. and Sony Corporation. :1080i specification — a high definition specification which utilizes 1080 effective scanning lines and the interlace system.
  • Page 8: Bd/Dvd Region Code

    BD/DVD region code Your player has a region code printed on the back of the unit and only will play BD-ROM/DVD VIDEOs (playback only) labeled with identical region codes. This system is used to protect copyrights. DVD VIDEOs labeled will also play on this player. Depending on the BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO, there may be no region code indication, even though playing the BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO is prohibited by area restrictions.
  • Page 9 Library function for recorded files (For JPEG image, MP3 audio, MPEG2 PS movie files only) With DATA DVDs created on other DVD devices, three separate movie/music/photo Title List-browsers allow for easy sorting, searching and playback including a slideshow. Main Features...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started Follow steps 1 to 7 to hook up and adjust the settings of the player. For jack and button names, see “Index to Parts and Controls” (page 57). Notes • Plug cords securely to prevent unwanted noise. • Refer to the instructions supplied with the components to be connected.
  • Page 11: Step 2: Connecting The Video Cords/Hdmi Cord

    Step 2: Connecting the Video Cords/HDMI Cord Connect this player to your TV monitor, projector or AV amplifier (receiver) using a video cord. Select one of the patterns A through D, according to the input jack on your TV monitor, projector or AV amplifier (receiver).
  • Page 12: D Connecting To An Hdmi Input Jack

    D Connecting to an HDMI input jack Use a certified Sony HDMI cord (not supplied) to enjoy high quality digital picture and sound through the HDMI OUT jack. You will enjoy higher quality pictures from 480p/720p/1080i, or 1080p (highest among the player output), if your TV, projector or AV amplifier (receiver) is compatible.
  • Page 13: Step 3: Connecting The Audio Cords

    Step 3: Connecting the Audio Cords Select the connection that best suits your system. Be sure to read the instructions for the components you wish to connect. Connection Stereo amplifier (receiver) and two speakers AV amplifier (receiver) having a Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) decoder and 3 to 6 speakers •...
  • Page 14: Connecting To Your Tv

    Connecting to your TV This connection will use your TV’s speakers for sound. COMPONENT VIDEO OUT CONTROL S IN/ IR IN VIDEO OUT VIDEO HDMI AC IN S VIDEO to AUDIO OUT L/R INPUT VIDEO (white) AUDIO (red) : Signal flow Step 3: Connecting the Audio Cords Connecting to a stereo amplifier (receiver) and 2 speakers...
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Av Amplifier (Receiver) Having A Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) Decoder And 3 To 6 Speakers

    Connecting to an AV amplifier (receiver) having a Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) decoder and 3 to 6 speakers If your AV amplifier (receiver) only has L and R audio input jacks, use . If your amplifier (receiver) has a digital input jack, use You can enjoy surround effects only when playing Dolby Surround audio or multi-channel audio (Dolby Digital, DTS, or...
  • Page 16: Connecting To An Av Amplifier (Receiver) With A

    Connecting to an AV amplifier (receiver) with a digital input jack and 6 speakers If you want to use the Dolby Digital, or DTS decoder function on your AV amplifier (receiver), connect to its digital jack using . You can enjoy a more realistic audio presence. COMPONENT VIDEO OUT CONTROL S IN/...
  • Page 17: Step 4: Connecting The Power Cord

    Step 4: Connecting the Power Cord After all of the other connections are complete, connect the supplied power cord to the AC IN terminal of the player. Then plug the player and TV power cords into an AC outlet. AC IN to AC IN to AC outlet Step 5: Preparing the...
  • Page 18: If You Want To Control Your Tv With The Supplied Remote

    If you want to control your TV with the supplied remote You can control the volume, input source, and power switch of your Sony TV with the supplied remote. OPEN/ CLOSE TV \/1 DIMMER DISPLAY TV/VIDEO Number buttons VIDEO FORMAT...
  • Page 19: Step 6: Easy Setup

    Step 6: Easy Setup Follow the steps below to make the minimum number of basic adjustments for using the player. If you do not complete Easy Setup, it will appear each time you turn on your player. Make the settings below in the following order. When turned on for the first time Wait about 90 seconds before the player turns on and starts Easy Setup.
  • Page 20: Step 7: Additional Adjustments

    Select the aspect ratio that matches your TV, and press ENTER. Easy Setup TV Type 16:9 Select the screen aspect ratio to match your TV. ◆ If you have a wide screen TV or a 4:3 standard TV with a wide screen mode Select “16:9”...
  • Page 21: Basic Bd/Dvd Operations

    Basic BD/DVD Operations Most of the BD playback operations are common to DVD. This section covers BD/ DVD playback in general, together with the basic operation of the player. For browsing recoded files on DATA DVDs*, a separate library function is available.
  • Page 22 Press Z to open the disc tray. Place a disc on the disc tray with the playback side facing down. Playback side facing down Press Z to close the disc tray. Wait a short while until the disc type appears on the front panel display.
  • Page 23: Guide To Displays

    Guide to Displays DATA DVD When ’Select an item, and press ENTER’ appears in this manual, press the </M/m/, keys on the remote to select the item then the entry button in the middle. You can operate the player likewise using displays. System Menu Title List A/V Control...
  • Page 24: Entering Characters

    Setup Enters the Setup displays for changing the player’s settings. Select the related Setup display, and press ENTER (page 44). ◆Video Setup (page 45) Setup Video Setup TV Type Audio Setup 4:3 Output Language DVD Aspect Ratio Parental Control /RGBPC (HDMI) Speakers 24p Output Options...
  • Page 25: Guide To The Remote

    Guide to the Remote The following covers all of the remote’s functions. Refer to the list when necessary. OPEN/ CLOSE DIMMER DISPLAY TV/VIDEO VIDEO FORMAT CLEAR AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE GREEN BLUE YELLOW SYSTEM MENU MENU POP UP/ RETURN MENU PREV SLOW/STEP NEXT SCAN...
  • Page 26: Playing In Various Play Mode

    G SYSTEM MENU (page 23) – Enters/exits the player’s start menu (“System Menu”). TOP MENU (page 21) – Opens/closes the BD’s or DVD’s top menu. POP UP/MENU (page 21) – Opens/closes the BD’s pop up menu, or the DVD’s disc menu. RETURN (page 21, 23) –...
  • Page 27: Searching Using The Remote

    Searching using the remote DATA DVD You can search by entering the title/chapter number or the time code (elapsed time from the beginning of the disc). OPEN/ CLOSE DIMMER DISPLAY TV/VIDEO Number buttons VIDEO FORMAT CLEAR AUDIO SUBTITLE ANGLE GREEN BLUE YELLOW SYSTEM MENU...
  • Page 28: Clarifying Low Volume Sounds (Audio Drc)

    Hints • You can check disc information also on the front panel display (page 58) or the Title List display (page 23). • You can check the audio information by pressing AUDIO. Clarifying Low Volume Sounds (Audio DRC) Clarifying Low Volume Sounds (Audio DRC) DATA DVD Even at low volume, you can make low sounds such as dialogs...
  • Page 29: Adjusting The Pictures

    Adjusting the Pictures DATA DVD The “cinema tuned” picture preset setting will allow you to maximize the visual impact of the BD or DVD you are watching by optimizing the picture settings for different lighting environments. Standard Detailed Settings “Memory” allows you to make your own detailed adjustments Press SYSTEM MENU during playback.
  • Page 30: Locking A Disc

    Locking a Disc By setting the password and your limit in “Parental Control” Setup, you can control playback of inappropriate discs. Use the number keys to enter the password to turn off parental lock. Current Level Disc Level The password is required when the DVD exceeds the level you set.
  • Page 31: Setting The Parental Control For Dvd Videos

    Setting the Parental Control for DVD VIDEOs Setup Parental Control:Change Level Video Setup Audio Setup Language Password Parental Control Speakers Level Options Use the number keys to enter the password, and press ENTER. Confirm a Press SYSTEM MENU. b Select “Setup,” and press ENTER. c Select “Parental Control,”...
  • Page 32: Watching Movie Files

    Watching Movie Files Use the “Movies” Title List to browse through and sort MPEG2 PS movie files on DATA DVDs. • Viewing All Titles ....page 32 •...
  • Page 33: Playing A Title

    Playing a title a After step 3 of “Viewing All Titles” above, select the title you want to play, and press ENTER or H. The title starts playing. You can apply other playback settings to the selected title using the “Options” menu (see below).
  • Page 34: Browsing By Genre, Quicklist, Or Folder

    Browsing by Genre, Quicklist, or Folder DATA DVD Narrow down the list of titles by selecting the category type (e.g., “Genres”), then the category. Genres Action Adventures Comedy Crime Drama Epic Horror Musical Science Fiction Genres without content do not appear in the list Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 35: Programming Playback (Quicklist)

    Programming Playback (Quicklist) DATA DVD Play your favorite titles in the order you like by making your own “Quicklist.” Quicklist Spider Smoother Sideway Home Date : 2006 Alpinist Genre : Adventure Format : MPEG-2 PS Electricity Lemon Grove Bridget Finding Never-Ever Land Meet My Mom List Select...
  • Page 36: Listening To Music Files

    Listening to Music Files Use the “Music” Title List to browse through and play the MP3 track files on DATA DVDs. You can make a “Quicklist” of your favorites and play in various play modes. • Viewing All Artists....page 36 •...
  • Page 37: Playing A Track

    Playing a track a After step 3 of “Viewing All Artists” above, press < to turn on the Browse menu. b Select “All Songs,” and press ENTER. c When “Music” (All Songs) Title List appears, select the track you want to play, and press ENTER or H.
  • Page 38: Browsing By Artist, Album, Genre, Quicklist, Or Folder

    Browsing by Artist, Album, Genre, Quicklist, or Folder DATA DVD Narrow down the list of tracks by selecting the category type (e.g., “Genres”), then the category. Genres All Genres Alternative Blues Books And Spoken Celtic Classical Comedy Country Dance Dark Main Menu Genres without content do not appear in the list Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 39: Programming Playback (Quicklist)

    Programming Playback (Quicklist) DATA DVD Play your favorite tracks in the order you like by making your own “Quicklist.” Quicklist Never Let Me Down (Split Mix) Policies of Truth Shout in Rio Artist : Deep Green Album : Splash! Genre : Alternative Format : MP3 Main Menu Options...
  • Page 40: Viewing Photo Files

    Viewing Photo Files Use the “Photos” Title List to view the JPEG images on DATA DVDs. You can reorder the files and start playing a slideshow. • Viewing All Folders ....page 40 •...
  • Page 41: Playing A Slideshow

    Playing a slideshow a After step 3 of “Viewing All Folders” above, press < to turn on the Browse menu. b Select “All Photos,” and press ENTER. c When the “All Photos” Title List appears, select the file you want to start from, and press ENTER to turn on the “Options”...
  • Page 42: Browsing By Date, Quicklist, Or Folder

    Browsing by Date, Quicklist, or Folder DATA DVD Narrow down the list of files by selecting the category type (e.g., “Date”), then the category. Year 2006 2005 2004 2003 File:Summer of '06.jpg 2002 Date:July/23/2006 Resolution:196x298 pixels 2001 Format:JPEG 2000 1999 1998 1997 Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 43: Programming A Slideshow Playback (Quicklist)

    Programming a Slideshow Playback (Quicklist) DATA DVD Play a slideshow in the order you like by making your own “Quicklist.” Quicklist File : DSC00434.jpg Date : 7/23/2006 Resolution: 293 x 196 Format: JPG Confirm The “Quicklist” does not affect the original recording on the disc Press SYSTEM MENU.
  • Page 44: Changing The Initial Settings

    Changing the Initial Settings Select “Setup” from the “System Menu” when you need to change the settings of the player (e.g., when changing the connected device or the audio/video output, etc.). The last part of this section explains how to return all of these settings to their factory defaults.
  • Page 45: Video Setup

    Video Setup Underlined items are the default settings. TV Type – Select your TV type. 4:3 Output – Select the display configuration for a 4:3 screen picture on a 16:9 wide screen TV DVD Aspect Ratio – Select the display configuration for a 16:9 DVD picture on a 4:3 screen TV (selectable when “TV Type”...
  • Page 46 To set the video output resolution Press VIDEO FORMAT repeatedly to select the desired resolution. Note that the resolution differs depending on the display device, connecting jack and the source material as below. Connecting HDMI OUT jack Settings Auto Automatically selects the highest resolution acceptable for your TV.
  • Page 47: Audio Setup

    Audio Setup Underlined items are the default settings. Since many factors affect the type of audio output, see also “About the audio output signals” on page 48. Dolby Digital – Select the audio signals output when playing Dolby Digital discs. This setting affects the output from the DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL or OPTICAL) jack.
  • Page 48 About the audio output signals The audio output differs as follows, depending on the source, output jack, and the selected settings. AUDIO OUT L/R jacks* Jacks/settings Disc/source Linear PCM 2ch 5.1ch* 2ch Downmix 5.1ch 7.1ch 2ch Downmix Dolby Digital 2ch Downmix 5.1ch Dolby Digital Plus 2ch Downmix 5.1ch Dolby TrueHD...
  • Page 49: Language

    Language Underlined items are the default settings. Notes • When you select a language in “Audio,” “Subtitle,” “BD/DVD Menu” that is not recorded on the disc, one of the recorded languages is automatically selected. • Playback settings stored in the disc take priority over these settings. –...
  • Page 50: Parental Control

    Parental Control This function limits playback of DVD VIDEOs and BD-ROMs. To activate, see “Locking a Disc” (page 30). The default settings are underlined. Notes • You cannot limit playback if the disc does not have the Parental Control function. •...
  • Page 51: Speakers

    Speakers The following items are necessary when using the 5.1CH OUTPUT jacks. The default settings are underlined. Audio Output Mode – For analog connection. Speaker Setup – This setting affects the output from the 5.1CH OUTPUT jacks. Video Setup Audio Setup Language Parental Control Speakers...
  • Page 52: Options

    Options Underlined items are the default settings. On Screen Display Select whether to display the playback status on the screen (Stop, Play, etc.). Auto Power Off – Select whether to activate the “Auto Power Off” function of the player. Easy Setup –...
  • Page 53: Resetting The Player

    Resetting the Player You can return all of the player settings to their factory defaults. When the power is on, hold down x on the front panel, and press @/1. The player turns off, and all of the settings return to their factory defaults.
  • Page 54: Additional Information

    If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the player, use this troubleshooting guide to help remedy the problem before requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer (For customers in the USA only). Power The power does not turn on.
  • Page 55 The picture does not fill the screen, even though the aspect ratio is set in “TV Type” under “Video Setup.” , The aspect ratio of the disc is fixed on your BD/DVD. See page 45. Sound There is no sound. , The disc is dirty or flawed.
  • Page 56: Self-Diagnosis Function

    , When static electricity, etc., causes the player to operate abnormally, unplug the player. The disc tray does not open and “LOCK” appears on the front panel display. , Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. “UNPLAYABLE” appears when playing a DATA DVD.
  • Page 57: Index To Parts And Controls

    Index to Parts and Controls Buttons on the remote and the player have the same function if they have the same or similar name. For details, see the pages in parentheses. Front panel A @/1 (21) – Turns on the player, or sets to standby mode. –...
  • Page 58: Front Panel Display

    Front panel display Lights up during playback. B Playback information Hint You can change the brightness of the front panel display by pressing DIMMER (page 25). Rear panel For connections, see page 11 to 17. AC IN A AC IN terminal (17) B CONTROL S IN/IR IN jack (12) C VIDEO OUT (VIDEO/S VIDEO) jacks (11) D COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y/P...
  • Page 59: Gnu License Information

    The source code is available on our website. Access the following URL to download: http://www.sony.net/Products/Linux Please refrain from making inquiries about the source code content. Details of the GNU General Public License can be found at the GNU website (http://www.gnu.org).
  • Page 60 on the Program), you indicate your acceptance of this License to do so, and all its terms and conditions for copying, distributing or modifying the Program or works based on it. Each time you redistribute the Program (or any work based on the Program), the recipient automatically receives a license from the original licensor to copy, distribute or modify the Program subject to these...
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  • Page 62 then the use of the object file is unrestricted, regardless of whether it is legally a derivative work. (Executables containing this object code plus portions of the Library will still fall under Section 6.) Otherwise, if the work is a derivative of the Library, you may distribute the object code for the work under the terms of Section 6.
  • Page 63 ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE LIBRARY (INCLUDING BUT NOTLIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OFTHE LIBRARY TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER SOFTWARE), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS...
  • Page 64 DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT...
  • Page 65: Glossary

    Glossary AACS “Advanced Access Content System” is a specification for managing digital entertainment contents stored on the next generation of prerecorded and recorded optical media. The specification enables consumers to enjoy digital entertainment content, including high-definition content. AVCHD (page 7) The AVCHD format is a high definition digital video camera format used to record SD (standard definition) or HD...
  • Page 66: Specifications

    DVD-R (page 6) A DVD-R is a recordable disc that is the same size as a DVD VIDEO. Contents can be recorded only once to a DVD-R, and will have the same format as a DVD VIDEO. The DVD-R has two different modes: VR mode and Video mode.
  • Page 67: Language Code List

    Language Code List For details, see page 49. Language (abbr.) Code Japanese (ja) 1001 English (en) 0514 French (fr) 0618 German (de) 0405 Italian (it) 0920 Spanish (es) 0519 Dutch (nl) 1412 Russian (ru) 1821 Chinese (zh) 2608 Korean (ko) 1115 Greek (el) 0512...
  • Page 68: Parental Control Country/Area Code List

    Parental Control Country/Area Code List For details, see pages 50 and 52. Area (abbr.) Code Argentina (ar) 0118 Australia (au) 0121 Austria (at) 0120 Belgium (be) 0205 Brazil (br) 0218 Canada (ca) 0301 Chile (cl) 0312 China (cn) 0314 Denmark (dk) 0411 Finland (fi) 0609...