Discs that cannot be played
• BDs with cartridge
• HD DVDs
• DVD Audio discs
• PHOTO CDs
• Data part of CD-Extras
• VCDs/Super VCDs
• HD layer on Super Audio CDs
• Audio material side on DualDiscs
• BD-ROMs/DVD VIDEOs with a different
region code (page 63).
• A disc recorded in a color system other than
NTSC, such as PAL (this player conforms
to the NTSC color system).
Note on playback operations of BDs/DVDs
Some playback operations of BDs/DVDs
may be intentionally set by software
producers. Since this player plays BDs/
DVDs according to the disc contents the
software producers designed, some playback
features may not be available. Refer to the
instructions supplied with the BDs/DVDs.
Region code (BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO only)
Your player has a region code printed on the
rear of the unit and will only play BD-ROMs/
DVD VIDEOs (playback only) labeled with
identical region codes. This system is used to
DVD VIDEOs labeled
Depending on the BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO,
no region code may be indicated even though
playing the BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO is
prohibited by area restrictions.
will also play on
• Notes about BD-REs/BD-Rs, DVD+RWs/
DVD+Rs, DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs, or CD-Rs/
Some BD-REs/BD-Rs, DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs,
DVD-RWs/DVD-Rs, or CD-Rs/CD-RWs cannot
be played on this player due to the recording
quality or physical condition of the disc, or the
characteristics of the recording device and
A CD or DVD disc will not play if it has not been
correctly finalized. For more information, refer to
the operating instructions supplied with the
recording device. Note that some playback
functions may not work with some DVD+RWs/
DVD+Rs, even if they have been correctly
finalized. In this case, view the disc using normal
• Music discs encoded with copyright
This product is designed to play back discs that
conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard.
Various music discs encoded with copyright
protection technologies are being marketed by
some record companies. Please be aware that
among those discs, there are some that do not
conform to the CD standard and may not be
playable by this product.
• Note on DualDiscs
A DualDisc is a two sided disc product which
mates DVD recorded material on one side with
digital audio material on the other side.
However, since the audio material side does not
conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard,
playback on this product is not guaranteed.
• Note about double-layer DVDs
The playback pictures and sound may be
momentarily interrupted when the layers switch.
• Note about 8 cm BD-REs/8 cm BD-Rs
Some 8 cm BD-REs/8 cm BD-Rs cannot be
played on this player.
• Note about BD-REs/BD-Rs
This player supports Ver. 2.1 BD-RE and Ver. 1.1
and 1.2 BD-R including organic pigment type
BD-R (LTH type).
• Note about DTS 5.1 MUSIC DISCs
This player can play DTS 5.1 MUSIC DISCs.
Audio signals are output in the formats specified
under the "Audio Output Signals" table on page