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Sony BDP-S770 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions

Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player
Printed in Malaysia
© 2010 Sony Corporation



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    4-188-205-11(1) The software of this player may be updated in the future. To find out details on any available updates, please visit: Operating Instructions Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player BDP-S770 4-188-205-11(1) Printed in Malaysia © 2010 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Warning

    WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. The AC power cord must be changed only at a qualified service shop.
  • Page 3 Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No.______________ Serial No.______________ For customers in the USA If this product is not working properly, please call 1-866-909- 7669.
  • Page 4: Precautions

    Notes About the Discs • To keep the disc clean, handle the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface. Dust, fingerprints, or scratches on the disc may cause it to malfunction. • Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked in direct...
  • Page 5 Some people may experience discomfort (such as eye strain, fatigue, or nausea) while watching 3D video images. Sony recommends that all viewers take regular breaks while watching 3D video images. The length and frequency of necessary breaks will vary from person to person.
  • Page 6: Important Safety

    If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents WARNING ........... . 2 Precautions .
  • Page 8: 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 [/1 (on/standby) Turns on the player, or sets to standby mode. B Disc tray C Remote sensor D Front panel display N, X: Lights up during playback or...
  • Page 9: Top Menu

    Adjusts the TV volume. THEATER (page 35) Switches to the optimum video mode for watching movies automatically. The THEATER button functions only when connected to a Sony Theater Mode-compatible AV amplifier (receiver) or Sony Theater Mode- compatible TV. AUDIO (page 25)
  • Page 10 HOME Enters the player’s home menu. Displays the wall paper when pressed on the category icon of the home menu. RETURN Returns to the previous display. </M/m/, Moves the highlight to select a displayed item. Center button (ENTER) Enters the selected item. E .
  • Page 11: Hookups And Settings

    Hookups and Settings Step 1: Preparing the Player Checking the supplied accessories Check that you have the following items: • Audio/video cable (phono plug ×3) (1) • Remote commander (remote) (1) • Size AA (R6) batteries (2) Preparing the remote Insert two Size AA (R6) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the battery...
  • Page 12: Step 2: Connecting The Player

    Step 2: Connecting the Player Do not connect the AC power cord until you have made all the connections. Connecting to your TV Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your TV. Match the color of the plug to that of the jack when connecting. HDMI cable (not supplied) Audio/video cable (supplied) Component video cable...
  • Page 13 Do not connect the player through a VCR. Video signals fed through VCRs may be affected by copyright protection systems and the picture will be distorted on the television. Connecting to your AV amplifier (receiver) Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your AV amplifier (receiver).
  • Page 14: Step 3: Easy Setup

    Step 3: Easy Setup When turned on for the first time Wait for a short while before the player turns on and starts “Easy Setup.” Plug the player into the AC outlet. to AC outlet Press [/1 to turn on the player. Turn on the TV, then switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV...
  • Page 15: Connecting To The Network

    Connecting to the Network Wired Setup Use a LAN cable to connect to the LAN (100) terminal on the player. LAN cable (not supplied) Broadband ADSL modem/ router Cable modem To set the network settings Select “Network Settings,” “Internet Settings,” then “Wired Setup” (page 27), and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
  • Page 16: Playback

    Playback Playing a Disc For playable discs, see “Playable discs” (page 33). Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen. Press Z OPEN/CLOSE, and place a disc on the disc tray. Playing side facing down Press Z OPEN/CLOSE to close the disc tray.
  • Page 17 To delete data in the internal memory or USB memory, select “Erase BD Data” in the (Video), and press ENTER. When the USB memory is used as local storage, all data stored in the buda/budb folder will be erased. Enjoying Blu-ray 3D You can enjoy a Blu-ray 3D Disc with the “Blu-ray 3D”...
  • Page 18: 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 34). Connect the USB device to the USB jack on the player. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the USB device before connecting.
  • Page 19: Available Options

    Playing files on a DLNA server Plays video/music/photo files on your home server, such as a DLNA certified PC by connecting the player to the home network. Prepare for playing files on a DLNA server. • Connect the player to a network (page 15).
  • Page 20 (Video) only Items Details 3D Output Sets whether or not to output Setting 3D video automatically. AV SYNC Adjusts the gap between picture and sound, by delaying the sound output in relation to the picture output (0 to 120 milliseconds). Video Settings •...
  • Page 21: Settings And Adjustments

    Settings and Adjustments Using the Settings Displays Select (Setup) on the home menu when you need to change the settings of the player. The default settings are underlined. Select (Setup) on the home menu using </,. Select the setup category icon using M/m, and press ENTER.
  • Page 22: Network Update

    Select “OK” to update the player’s software via the network. • We recommend the network update every 2 months or so. • For information about update functions, visit the following website: Screen Settings 3D Output Setting Auto Normally select this. Select this to display all content in 2D.
  • Page 23 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. Video The conversion method suited for video-based material will always be selected regardless of the material.
  • Page 24: Audio Settings

    Audio Settings Audio (HDMI) Auto Normally select this. Outputs audio signals according to the status of the connected HDMI device. Outputs PCM signals from the HDMI OUT jack. DSD Output Mode Outputs DSD signals from the HDMI OUT jack when playing a Super Audio CD.
  • Page 25: Bd/Dvd Viewing Settings

    BD/DVD Viewing Settings BD/DVD Menu Selects the default menu language for BD- ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select “Select Language Code,” the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to “Language code list” (page 38). Audio Selects the default track language for BD- ROMs or DVD VIDEOs.
  • Page 26: Music Settings

    Music Settings Super Audio CD Playback Layer Super Audio Plays the Super Audio CD layer. Plays the CD layer. Super Audio CD Playback Channel DSD 2ch Plays the 2ch area. DSD Multi Plays the multi-channel area. System Settings Selects your language for the player on- screen displays.
  • Page 27: Network Settings

    Select this when you use a Setup wireless LAN router. For further details, visit the following website and check the FAQ contents: bluraysupport/ Network Connection Diagnostics You can run the network diagnostic to check if the network connection has been made properly.
  • Page 28: Easy Setup

    Easy Setup Re-runs the “Easy Setup” to make the basic settings. Follow the on-screen instructions. Resetting Reset to Factory Default Settings You can reset the player settings to the factory default by selecting the group of settings. All the settings within the group will be reset.
  • Page 29: 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 12).
  • Page 30: Usb Device

    Sound There is no sound or the sound is not output correctly. , Check that all the connecting cables are securely connected (page 12). , Switch the input selector on your AV amplifier (receiver) so that the audio signals of the player are output from your AV amplifier (receiver).
  • Page 31: Network Connection

    Network connection The player cannot connect to the network. , Check the network connection (page 15) and the network settings (page 27). You cannot connect your PC to the Internet after “Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)” is performed. , The wireless settings of the router may change automatically if you use the Wi-Fi Protected Setup function before adjusting the settings of the router.
  • Page 32 Turn the player off, Keep When nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give the error code. following: 1Check that the ventilation holes on the rear of the player are not blocked. 2Place the player in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the player.
  • Page 33: 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 (OPTICAL): Optical output jack/–18 dBm (wave length 660 nm) DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL): Phono jack/0.5 Vp-p/75 ohms HDMI OUT: HDMI 19-pin standard connector COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, P...
  • Page 34: Playable Types Of Files

    Discs that cannot be played • BDs with cartridge • DVD-RAMs • HD DVDs • DVD Audio discs • PHOTO CDs • Data part of CD-Extras • VCDs/Super VCDs • Audio material side on DualDiscs • A disc recorded in a color system other than NTSC, such as PAL (this player conforms to the NTSC color system).
  • Page 35 TV or components. • When connecting the Sony TV that is compatible with the “Control for HDMI” Easy Setting function using the HDMI cable, the “Control for HDMI” setting of the player automatically switches to “On”...
  • Page 36: About Wireless Lan Security

    Blu-ray Disc Association. • “x.v.Color” and “x.v.Color” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • “PhotoTV HD” and the “PhotoTV HD” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.
  • Page 37 TV’s manufacturer code using the number buttons. 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 Sony Daewoo Emerson Funai General Electric Goldstar...
  • Page 38: Language Code List

    Language code list For details, see “BD/DVD Viewing Settings” (page 25). The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Code Language Parental control/area code For details, see “Parental Control Area Code” (page 25). Number, Area (Code) 2044, Argentina (ar) 2047, Australia (au) 2046, Austria (at) 2057, Belgium (be)
  • Page 39: Index

    Index Words in quotations appear in the on-screen displays. Numerics 3D 17 “3D Output Setting” 22 AUDIO 9 “Audio Settings” 24 Batteries 11 “BD/DVD Viewing Settings” 25 BD-LIVE 16 BD-R 33 BD-RE 33 Bitstream 30 Blu-ray Disc 33 BONUSVIEW 16 BRAVIA Internet Video BRAVIA Sync 31 CD 33...