Samsung HT-J4100 User Manual

Samsung HT-J4100 User Manual

5.1ch blu-ray home entertainment system
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  • Page 1 HT-J4100 HT-JM41 User manual 5.1CH Blu-ray™ Home Entertainment System imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at This Nanum Gothic Eco font is provided by NAVER.
  • Page 2 Safety Information This symbol indicates that high voltage CAUTION is present inside. It is dangerous to make any kind of contact with any RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK. DO NOT OPEN internal part of this product. CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO This symbol indicates that important NOT REMOVE THE COVER (OR BACK).
  • Page 3 Do not allow children to hang on the product. Connecting this equipment to an outlet that is on a ● ● different circuit than the one the receiver is connected Store the accessories (battery, etc.) in a location safely ● out of the reach of children.
  • Page 4 Safety Information Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including AV receivers) that produce heat. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents GETTING STARTED PLAYING CONTENT Accessories 18 Switching the Source Device Speaker Components 18 Playing Commercial Discs Front Panel 18 Playing a Disc with User Recorded Content Rear Panel 19 Playing Files on a USB Device Remote Control 20 Controlling Video Playback 22 Playing a Pre-Recorded Commercial Audio Disc CONNECTIONS 22 Controlling Music Playback...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting Started Check the box for the accessories and speaker components listed or shown below. Accessories Remote Control (AH59-02533A) User Manual (AH68-02798A) ● ● Batteries (AAA size) (4301-000116) ● Power Cable (3903-000598) FM Antenna (AH42-00021A) Speaker Components MIC 1 5V 0.5A MIC 1 MIC 2 5V 0.5...
  • Page 7: Rear Panel

    ✎ When the product displays a Blu-ray Disc menu, you cannot start the movie by pressing the button on the product or the remote. To play the movie, you must select Play Movie or Start in the disc menu, and then press the v button. If you are playing content from a USB device on your TV through the home theater, you cannot select ✎...
  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Getting Started Remote Control Tour of the Remote Control Press to select Home Theater's Turn the product on and off. mode. (BD/DVD, D. IN, AUX, FUNCTION etc.). To open and close the disc tray. VOLUME MUTE Adjust the volume. Cut off the sound temporarily. Press numeric buttons to operate options.
  • Page 9: Connections

    Connections This section describes various methods of connecting the product to other external components. Before moving or installing the product, be sure to turn off the power and disconnect the power cord. Connecting the Speakers Position of the product Place it on a stand or cabinet shelf, or under the TV stand.
  • Page 10 Connections Speaker Cable Connections Front Speaker (L) Surround Speaker (L) Center Speaker SURROUND Surround Speaker (R) SURROUND Front Speaker (R) SURROUND SURROUND Subwoofer If you place a speaker near your TV set, the screen color may be distorted because of the magnetic ✎...
  • Page 11: Connecting To A Tv And External Devices

    Connecting to a TV and External Devices SURROUND SURROUND White Method 1 Method 2 External Devices AUDIO OUT HDMI IN (ARC) OPTICAL OUT Connecting to a TV Connect an HDMI cable (not supplied) from the HDMI OUT jack on the back of the product to the HDMI IN jack on your TV.
  • Page 12: Settings

    If you use an HDMI cable to connect the ✎ product to an Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)-compliant Samsung TV and 1.) You have set the Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) feature to On in both the TV and the product and 2.) You have set the...
  • Page 13: Accessing The Settings Screen

    When you connect a Samsung product minutes, the power automatically turns off. POPUP and a Samsung TV with BD Wise to each other Buttons on the Remote Control Used for via HDMI, and BD Wise is on in both the product...
  • Page 14 Settings HDMI Color Format Audio Return Channel Lets you set the color space format for the HDMI Lets you direct the sound from the TV to the output to match the capabilities of the connected Home Theater speakers. Requires an HDMI device (TV, monitor, etc).
  • Page 15 Anynet+ feature and lets you control those products with one Samsung TV Support remote. To operate this function, you must connect this product to an Anynet+ Samsung TV Software Upgrade using an HDMI cable. For more information about this function, see BD Data Management page 17.
  • Page 16: Radio Setup

    Settings To tune in to a preset station, press the Radio Setup ● button. TUNING DOWN To delete all Preset FM stations at once, press ✎ To listen to the radio, you must connect the button for about 5 seconds TITLE MENU ●...
  • Page 17: Upgrading Software

    Press the button to POWER turn on the updated product for your use. Visit Click OWNERS & SUPPORT on the top right of the page, and then select Manuals & Downloads from the drop down that appears.
  • Page 18: Playing Content

    Playing Content Your home theater can play content located on Disc Storage & Management Blu-ray/DVD/CD discs and USB devices. Holding Discs ● - Fingerprints or scratches on Switching the Source Device a disc may reduce sound and picture quality or cause skipping. If two or more external devices are connected to the - Avoid touching the surface of a disc where data main unit, you can use any of the three methods...
  • Page 19: Playing Files On A Usb Device

    Press the button one or more times to RETURN Method 2 : If the product is turned on after exit a current screen, exit a folder, or to return you connect a USB device to the Home screen. Turn the product on. Press the button to return directly to the EXIT...
  • Page 20: Controlling Video Playback

    Playing Content Controlling Video Playback 2 Using the disc menu, title menu, popup menu, and title list You can control the playback of video content located on a Blu-ray/DVD disc or USB device. DISC MENU FUNCTION Depending on the disc or contents, some of the VOLUME MUTE During playback, press this button to display the...
  • Page 21 Using the TOOLS Menu Menu selections that appear only when a BD/DVD disc plays During playback, press the button. TOOLS Title Chapter If there is more than one title on a disk or device, Lets you move to a chapter that you want to lets you move to or select a desired title.
  • Page 22: Playing A Pre-Recorded Commercial Audio Disc

    Playing Content Creating a Video Playlist Buttons on the Remote Control used for FUNCTION Music Playback You can create a playlist of video files in nearly the VOLUME MUTE same way you create a playlist of music files. See page 23 for instructions. Select video files instead of music files.
  • Page 23 Creating a Music Playlist Ripping If you are playing music from a commercial CD Insert a USB device into the USB jack on the or DVD, press the 5 or button. The front of the product. RETURN Music List Screen appears. If you are creating With the Playback screen displayed, use the a playlist from music on a user created disk or ▲▼...
  • Page 24: Playing Photo Content

    Playing Content Playing Photo Content Using the Special Effects Remote Control Buttons You can play photo contents located on a DVD or USB. TV SOUND DSP/EQ TV SOUND Using the Tools Menu During playback, press the button. TOOLS If you have a TV that supports Anynet+ (HDMI- CEC), the button lets you direct the Start / Stop Slide Show...
  • Page 25 TV SOUND ON/OFF support specifications: Ğ Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) TV Sound ON TV Sound OFF Setting HTS Speaker HTS Speaker Output Mute TV Speaker TV Speaker Mute Output HTS Speaker HTS Speaker Output Mute TV Speaker TV Speaker Output Output HTS Speaker HTS Speaker Output Mute...
  • Page 26: Appendix

    TV. This function is not available if the HDMI cable ● Connections does not support CEC. If your Samsung TV has an Anynet+ logo, then it HDMI OUT ● supports the Anynet+ function. Certain HDMI output resolutions may not work, ●...
  • Page 27: Disk And Format Compatibility

    Disk and Format Compatibility Selecting the Audio Language The ◀▶ indicator will not appear on the screen ● Disc types and content your Product can if the BONUSVIEW section does not contain any BONUSVIEW audio settings. Play The languages available through the Audio ●...
  • Page 28 Europe, Greenland, French Blu-ray product. territories, Middle East, Africa, Disc Samsung cannot guarantee that this product Australia and New Zealand. ✎ will play every disc bearing the Blu-ray Disc, DVD, or CD logo because disc formats evolve, India, China, Russia, Central and problems and errors may occur during the and South Asia.
  • Page 29 ● socket. If the problem continues, contact the USB Matsushita Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd. and Sony HDD manufacturer. Corporation. SAMSUNG is not responsible for any data file damage Some AVCHD format discs may not play, ● ✎ or data loss.
  • Page 30 Appendix Video File Support File Extension Container Video Codec Audio Codec Resolution MP4v3 MP3, Dolby Digital, DTS, *.avi WMA, PCM H.264 BP/MP/HP VC-1 AP *.mkv MP3, Dolby Digital, DTS H.264 BP/MP/HP VC-1 AP *.wmv (wmv9) 1920x1080 VC-1 SM MP4 (mp4v) *.mp4 H.264 BP/MP/HP MPEG1...
  • Page 31 Digital Output Selections Bitstream Bitstream Bitstream Setup (Re-encoded (Unprocessed) (Re-encoded DTS) Dolby D) Connection HDMI supported AV receiver Up to PCM 7.1ch Dolby Digital Up to PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Up to PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Plus Plus Audio Dolby TrueHD Up to PCM 5.1ch...
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Refer to the table below when this product does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instructions below do not help, turn off the product, disconnect the power cord, and contact Samsung Electronics at 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864). Symptom...
  • Page 33 Symptom Check/Remedy Is there "Dolby Digital 5.1 CH" mark on the disc? Dolby Digital 5.1 CH Surround Dolby Digital 5.1 CH ● Sound is produced only if the disc is recorded with 5.1 channel sound. Surround Sound is not produced. Is the audio language correctly set to Dolby Digital 5.1-CH in the information ●...
  • Page 34 We will provide you with the amount of the administration fee before we make a home visit or begin any work on your product. We recommend you read this manually thoroughly, search for a solution on line at, or contact Samsung Customer Care at 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864) before seeking to repair your product.
  • Page 35: Specifications

    For the power supply and Power Consumption, refer to the label attached to the product. ✎ Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. ✎ To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: or call, (877) 278 - 0799 - English...
  • Page 36: Licenses

    Appendix Licenses Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. For DTS patents, see Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS-HD Master Audio | Essential is a trademark of DTS, Inc.
  • Page 37 Transportation of the product to and from the service center is the responsibility of the purchaser. SAMSUNG will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts and products become the property of SAMSUNG and must be returned to SAMSUNG.
  • Page 38 © 2015 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS? COUNTRY CALL OR VISIT US ONLINE AT WRITE Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 1-800-SAMSUNG IN THE US 85 Challenger Road (1-800-726-7864) support Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 AH68-02798A-00 AH68-02798A-00...

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