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Sony BDP-S380/S383 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions

Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player
© 2011 Sony Corporation


   Summary of Contents for Sony BDP-S380/S383

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    For customers in European countries For customers in Australia/New Zealand and India To find out useful hints, tips and information about Sony products and services please visit: Printed in Malaysia 4-261-092-11(1) © 2011 Sony Corporation Operating Instructions Blu-ray Disc™...
  • Page 2: Warning

    Never use the plug without the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please contact your nearest Sony service station. Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European...
  • Page 3: Precautions

    Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. For customers in European countries The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Page 4 If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Copy Protection Please be advised of the advanced content protection systems used in both Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD media.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents WARNING ........... . 2 Precautions .
  • Page 6: Guide To Parts And Controls

    Guide to Parts and Controls Front panel The N button has a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player. A Disc tray B Power indicator Lights up in white when the player is turned on. C Remote sensor D Front panel display N, X: Lights up during playback or...
  • Page 7: Top Menu

    Remote The available functions of the remote differ depending on the disc or the situation. • Number 5, AUDIO, 2 +, and N buttons have a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player. • Grey-coloured buttons glow in the dark (BDP- S383 only).
  • Page 8 RETURN Returns to the previous display. </M/m/, Moves the highlight to select a displayed item. Centre button (ENTER) Enters the selected item. E ./> (previous/next) Skips to the previous/next chapter, track, or file. X (pause) Pauses or re-starts playback. m/M (fast reverse/fast forward) •...
  • Page 9: Hookups And Settings

    Hookups and Settings Step 1: Connecting the Player Do not connect the mains lead until you have made all the connections. For supplied accessories, see “Supplied accessories” (page 23). Connecting to your TV Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your TV. Match the colour of the plug to that of the jack when connecting.
  • Page 10 Connecting to your AV amplifier (receiver) Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your AV amplifier (receiver). When you select A or B, make the appropriate settings in the [Audio Settings] setup (page 16). See “Supplied accessories”...
  • Page 11: Step 2: Easy Setup

    Step 2: Easy Setup When turned on for the first time Wait for a short while before the player turns on and starts [Easy Setup]. Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the battery compartment.
  • Page 12: Playback

    Playback Playing a Disc For playable discs, see “Playable discs” (page 24). Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen. Press Z, and place a disc on the disc tray.
  • Page 13: Playing From A Usb Device

    Playing from a USB Device You can play video/music/photo files on the connected USB device. For playable USB devices, see “Playable types of files” (page 24). Connect the USB device to the USB jack on the player. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the USB device before connecting.
  • Page 14: Available Options

    Available Options Various settings and playback operations are available by pressing OPTIONS. The available items differ depending on the situation. Common options Items Details [Playback Displays a title in playback History] history of BD-ROM/DVD- ROM/CD-DA based on Gracenote technology. [Repeat Sets the repeat mode.
  • Page 15: Settings And Adjustments

    • We recommend the network update every 2 months or so. • For information about update functions, visit the following website: For customers in European countries For customers in Australia/New Zealand and India [Screen Settings] x [TV Type]...
  • Page 16: [audio Settings]

    x [DVD Aspect Ratio] [Letter Box]: Displays a wide picture with black bands on the top and bottom. [Pan & Scan]: Displays a full-height picture on the entire screen, with trimmed sides. x [Cinema Conversion Mode] [Auto]: Normally select this. The player automatically detects whether the material is video-based or film-based, and switches to the appropriate conversion method.
  • Page 17: [bd/dvd Viewing Settings]

    x [Dolby Digital] [Downmix PCM]: Converts to output Linear PCM signals. Select this when connecting an audio device without a built-in Dolby Digital decoder. [Dolby Digital]: Select this when connecting an audio device with a built-in Dolby Digital decoder. x [DTS] [Downmix PCM]: Converts to output Linear PCM signals.
  • Page 18: [parental Control Settings]

    [Parental Control Settings] x [Password] Sets or changes the password for the Parental Control function. A password allows you to set a restriction on BD-ROM or DVD VIDEO, and Internet video playback. If necessary, you can differentiate the restriction levels for BD-ROMs, DVD VIDEOs, and Internet videos.
  • Page 19: [network Settings]

    USB Wireless LAN Adapter. For further details, visit the following website and check the FAQ contents: For customers in European countries x [Network Connection Diagnostics] You can run the network diagnostic to check if the network connection has been made properly.
  • Page 20: Additional Information

    Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Picture There is no picture or the picture is not output correctly. , Check that all the connecting cables are securely connected (page 9).
  • Page 21: Network Connection

    Disc The disc does not play. , The disc is dirty or skewed. , The disc is upside down. Insert the disc with the playback side facing down. , The disc has a format that cannot be played back by this player (page 24). , The player cannot play a recorded disc that is not correctly finalised.
  • Page 22 , Hold down [/1 on the player for more than Turn the player off, Keep pressing When “OPEN” nearest Sony dealer or local authorised Sony service facility and give the error code. player in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the player.
  • Page 23: Specifications

    Specifications System Laser: Semiconductor laser Inputs and outputs (Jack name: Jack type/Output level/Load impedance) LINE OUT R-AUDIO-L: Phono jack/2 Vrms/10 kilohms DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL): Phono jack/0.5 Vp-p/75 ohms HDMI OUT: HDMI 19-pin standard connector COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, P Phono jack/Y: 1.0 Vp-p/ : 0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms LINE OUT VIDEO: Phono jack/1.0 Vp-p/75 ohms...
  • Page 24: Playable Discs

    Playable discs Blu-ray BD-ROM Disc BD-R DVD-ROM DVD-R/DVD-RW DVD+R/DVD+RW CD-DA (Music CD) CD-ROM CD-R/CD-RW Super Audio CD Since the Blu-ray Disc specifications are new and evolving, some discs may not be playable depending on the disc type and the version. The audio output differs depending on the source, connected output jack, and selected audio settings.
  • Page 25: About Wireless Lan Security

    If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one at a time until you find the one that works with your TV. Manufacturer Code number Sony 01 (default) Hitachi LG/Goldstar Loewe Panasonic 17, 49...
  • Page 26: Language Code List

    Language code list For details, see [BD/DVD Viewing Settings] (page 17). The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language 1027 Afar 1261 Japanese 1028 Abkhazian 1269 Yiddish 1032 Afrikaans 1283 Javanese 1039 Amharic 1287 Georgian 1044 Arabic 1297 Kazakh 1045 Assamese...
  • Page 27: Index

    Index Symbols (favourites) 8 AUDIO 7 Audio Settings 16 Auto Standby 18 BD/DVD Viewing Settings 17 BD-LIVE 12 BD-R 24 BD-RE 24 Bitstream 20 Blu-ray Disc 24 BONUSVIEW 12 BRAVIA Internet Video BRAVIA Sync 21 Child Lock 6 Colour buttons 7 Connecting AV amplifier (Receiver) 10...

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