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LG BP740 Owner's Manual

LG BP740 Owner's Manual

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Blu-ray Disc™ /
DVD Player
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
BP740 / BP740N
P/NO : MFL68164531_1.0


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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Network 3D Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BP740 / BP740N P/NO : MFL68164531_1.0...
  • Page 2 Getting Started Safety Information CAUTION Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK procedures other than those specified herein may DO NOT OPEN result in hazardous radiation exposure. CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO CAUTION concerning the Power Cord USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING Most appliances recommend they be placed upon...
  • Page 3 Getting Started Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. 1. When this crossed-out wheeled Safety way to remove the battery or the bin symbol is attached to batteries/ battery from the equipment: Remove the accumulators of Your product it means old battery or battery pack, follow the steps they are covered by European Directive...
  • Page 4 Getting Started Notes on Copyrights For Wireless product European Union Notice LG Electronics hereby y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content declares that this/ System) is approved as content protection these product(s) is/ system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of...
  • Page 5 Getting Started > Caution Important Notice for TV color system y Watching a 3D content for a long period The color system of this player differs according to time may cause dizziness or tiredness. currently playing discs. y It is not recommended to watch a movie For example, when the player plays the disc in 3D mode for infirm, child and pregnant recorded in the NTSC color system, the image is...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents Operating Home Menu Display – Using [HOME] menu – Using the SmartShare Getting Started Playing the Linked Devices – Playing a Disc Safety Information – Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Introduction – Playing a file on disc/USB device –...
  • Page 7 – Enjoying web browsing Network Services – LG AV Remote – Private Sound Mode – Using an USB keyboard or mouse Using the Premium Using the LG Smart World – Signing in – Searching online content Using the My Apps Menu Troubleshooting Troubleshooting –...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started Introduction Playable Discs and symbols used in this manual Media/Term Logo Symbol Description y Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented. y “Blu-ray 3D” discs and “Blu-ray 3D ONLY” discs. y BD-R/RE discs that are recorded in BDAV format. Blu-ray y BD-R/RE discs that contain Movie, Music or Photo files.
  • Page 9: About The "7" Symbol Display

    [Mastered] in order to make the discs compatible with the LG players when formatting rewritable discs. When setting the option to Live System, you cannot use it on LG player. (Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for windows Vista)
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Getting Started Remote Control a Remote Control Indicator: f Wheel (a): Selects menus (RF & Bluetooth transmitter) or options and confirms your Blinks when operating. input; Scrolls the screen to search a menu on the web b 1 (POWER): Switches the browser.
  • Page 11: Magic Remote Control Functions

    Getting Started Magic remote control How to use Magic remote control functions The Magic remote control operates by pairing with your unit. Once you purchased the unit, please register the Magic remote control as follows; To register the Magic remote control WHEEL y Shake the remote control slightly to make the pointer appear on the screen.
  • Page 12: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel a Disc Tray e T (PLAY / PAUSE) b Display Window f I (STOP) c Remote Sensor g 1/! (POWER) d R (OPEN / CLOSE) h USB Port Rear Panel a AC power cord c LAN port b DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) d HDMI OUT...
  • Page 13: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting to Your TV Additional Information for HDMI y When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect device make sure of the following: it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and Speed HDMI™...
  • Page 14: What Is Simplink

    Some functions of this unit are controlled by the 1. Press R to open the disc tray. TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with 2. Press I (STOP) for more than 5 seconds. SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Connecting Connecting to an Connecting to an Amplifier via HDMI Output Amplifier Connect the player’s HDMI OUT jack to the corresponding in jack on your amplifier using a Make one of the following connections, depending HDMI cable. on the capabilities of your existing equipment. y HDMI Audio connection (page 15) y Digital Audio connection (page 16) Rear of the unit...
  • Page 16: Connecting To An Amplifier Via Digital Audio Output

    Connecting Connecting to an Amplifier via Digital Audio Output Connect the player’s OPTICAL AUDIO OUT jack to the corresponding in jack on your amplifier using an optional digital audio cable. Rear of the unit Optical cable Receiver/Amplifier You will need to activate the player’s digital output. (See “[AUDIO] Menu”...
  • Page 17: Connecting To Your Home Network

    Connecting Connecting to your Home Network Broadband service This player can be connected to a local area network (LAN) via the LAN port on the rear panel or the internal wireless module. By connecting the unit to a broadband home network, you have access to services such as Router software updates, BD-Live interactivity and on-line...
  • Page 18: Wired Network Setup

    Connecting Wired Network Setup Advanced Setting If you want to set the network settings manually, If there is a DHCP server on the local area network use w/s to select [Advanced Setting] on the (LAN) via wired connection, this player will [Network Setting] menu and press Wheel (a).
  • Page 19: Wireless Network Connection

    Connecting Wireless network connection Preparation Another connection option is to use an Access Point Before setting the wireless network, you need or a wireless router. The network configuration and connection method may vary depending on the - connect the broadband internet to the equipment in use and the network environment.
  • Page 20 Connecting Advanced Setting If you want to set the network settings manually, use w/s to select [Advanced Setting] on the [Network Setting] menu and press Wheel (a). 1. Use w/s to select [Wireless] and press Wheel (a). Note y WEP security mode generally have 4 keys available on an access point setting.
  • Page 21 Connecting Notes on Network Connection subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not be able to use the internet connection feature y Many network connection problems during contained in this player or you may be limited set up can often be fixed by re-setting the to the number of devices you can connect at router or modem.
  • Page 22: System Setting

    System Setting Initial Setup 6. Use w/s/a/d to select the IP mode between [Dynamic] and [Static]. Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP When you turn on the unit for the first time, the address automatically. initial setup wizard appears on the screen. Set the display language and network settings on the initial setup wizard.
  • Page 23: Settings

    System Setting Settings [NETWORK] Menu The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the software update, BD-Live and on-line content services. Adjust the Setup Settings Connection Setting You can change the settings of the player in the [Settings] menu. If your home network environment is ready to 1.
  • Page 24 System Setting Smart Service Setting Network Play This function allows you to control the playback [Country Setting] of media streamed from DLNA media server by a Select your area for displaying proper online DLNA certified smartphone. Most DLNA certified content service. smartphone has a function to control the playback media on your home network.
  • Page 25: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] Menu Resolution Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. TV Aspect Ratio Refer to page 14 for details about the resolution setting. Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV type. [Auto] [4:3 Letter Box] If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to TVs providing display information (EDID), Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 26 System Setting 1080p Display Mode HDMI Color Setting When the resolution is set to 1080p, select Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. [24 Hz] for smooth presentation of film material For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your (1080p/24 Hz) with a HDMI-equipped display display device.
  • Page 27: [Language] Menu

    System Setting [LANGUAGE] Menu [AUDIO] Menu Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set Display Menu the player’s Audio options according to the type of audio system you use. Select a language for the [Settings] menu and on- screen display.
  • Page 28 System Setting Sampling Freq. DRC (Dynamic Range Control) (Digital Audio Output) This function allows you to listen to a movie at a lower volume without losing clarity of sound. [48 kHz] [Auto] Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is not capable of handling 192 kHz and 96 kHz The dynamic range of the Dolby TrueHD audio signal.
  • Page 29: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting [LOCK] Menu DVD Rating Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their The [LOCK] settings affect only BD-ROM and DVD content. (Not all discs are rated.) playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you [Rating 1-8] must enter the 4-digit security code you have Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and created.
  • Page 30: [Others] Menu

    System Setting [OTHERS] Menu Quick Start This player can stay in standby mode with low Pointer power consumption, so that the player can instantly boot without delay when you turn on this Sets the speed and size of the Magic remote unit.
  • Page 31 System Setting Initialize [Factory Set] You can reset the player to its original factory settings. [Blu-ray Storage Clear] Initializes the BD-Live contents from the connected USB storage. Note If you reset the player to its original factory settings using [Factory Set] option, you have to set all the activation for the on-line services and network settings again.
  • Page 32: Operating

    [LG Smart World] - Displays LG Apps titles provided to the unit. (page 53) [My Apps] - Displays the [My Apps] screen. (page 55) e [Settings] - Adjusts the system settings. [d] - Searches for desired LG Apps and other content. g [c] - Displays login menu.
  • Page 33: Playing The Linked Devices

    Operating Playing the Linked Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Devices This player can play the Blu-ray 3D discs which contains separate views for the left and right eyes. Playing a Disc Preparation erot In order to playback Blu-ray 3D title in 1.
  • Page 34: Playing A File On Disc/Usb Device

    Operating Playing a file on disc/USB Notes on USB device device y This player supports USB flash drive/external HDD formatted in FAT32 and NTFS when accessing files (music, photo, movie). However, for BD-Live, use the USB flash drive / external This player can play video, audio and photo files HDD formatted in FAT32.
  • Page 35: Playing A File On Android Device

    Operating Playing a file on Android Notes on Connecting Android device device y This unit can support only the MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) Android device. y Do not extract the Android device during operation (play, etc.). This player can play video, audio and photo files contained in the Android device.
  • Page 36: Playing A File On A Network Server

    Operating Note Playing a file on a network y The file requirements are described on page server y The thumbnail of the unplayable files can be displayed, but those cannot be played This player can play video, audio and photo files on this player.
  • Page 37: Using Home Network Server For Pc

    This manual explains operations with the Software (DLNA) English version of SmartShare PC Software (DLNA) as examples. Follow the explanation 1. Start up your computer, visit referring to the actual operations of your If necessary, select your region. language version.
  • Page 38: Sharing Files And Folders

    Operating Sharing files and folders System requirements On your computer, you must share the folder Minimum System containing video, audio and/or photo content to play them on this player. y CPU : Intel® 2.0 GHz or AMD Sempron™ 2000+ processors This part explains the procedure for selecting the shared folders on your computer.
  • Page 39: General Playback

    Operating General Playback Basic operations for photo content To play a slide show Basic operations for video and audio content Press N (Play/Pause) to start slide show. To stop a slide show To stop playback Press Z (STOP) while slide show. Press Z (STOP) during playback.
  • Page 40: Resume Playback

    Operating Resume playback Last Scene Memory eroyt This unit memorizes the last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory The unit records the point where you pressed the even if you remove the disc from the unit or switch Z (STOP) depending on the disc.
  • Page 41: On-Screen Display

    Operating On-Screen Display Displaying content information on- screen eroy You can display and adjust various information and settings about the content. 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using a/d, and press To control video playback Wheel (a). eroy You can control playback and set options while watching videos.
  • Page 42: To Control Photo View

    Operating Note Setting the slide show option y If no button is pressed for a few seconds, You can use various options during viewing a the on-screen display disappears. photo in full screen. y A title number cannot be selected on some 1.
  • Page 43: Advanced Playback

    Operating Advanced Playback Repeating a specific portion eroty This player can repeat a portion you have selected. Repeat playback 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). erotu 2. Select an [Repeat] using a/d, and press Wheel (a). 3. Select [A-B] and press Wheel (a). Blu-ray Disc / DVD / Video files 4.
  • Page 44: Selecting A Subtitle Language

    Operating Selecting a subtitle language Watching from a different angle eroy 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using a/d, and press If the disc contains scenes recorded at different Wheel (a). camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback.
  • Page 45: Changing Subtitle Code Page

    Operating Changing subtitle Code Page Changing the Picture Mode eroy If the subtitle is displayed in broken letter, you can You can change the [Picture mode] option during change the subtitle code page to view the subtitle playback. file properly. 1.
  • Page 46: Viewing Content Information

    Operating Viewing content information Changing content list view The player can display the content information. On the [SmartShare] menu, you can change the content list view. 1. Select a file using w/s/a/d. Press red (R) colored button repeatedly. 2. Press INFO/MENU (m) to display the option menu.
  • Page 47: Selecting A Subtitle File

    Operating Selecting a subtitle file Listening to music during slide show If the subtitle file name is different from the video file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the You can display photo files while listening to audio [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
  • Page 48: Playing Content To 3D

    Operating Playing content to 3D Reverting 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). eroy 2. Select an [3D], and press Wheel (a). This function allows you to convert 2D content to 3. Select by using w/s/a/d to revert. 3D and to play 3D content in case of file encoded in 3D also.
  • Page 49: Advanced Features

    Operating Advanced Features To select a server from the device list, files or folders must be shared by DLNA server from the connected Wi-Fi Direct™ device. 6. Select [Movie], [Photo] or [Music] using w/s/ Wi-Fi Direct™ a/d, and press Wheel (a). Connecting to a Wi-Fi Direct™...
  • Page 50: Enjoying Miracast

    Operating Enjoying Miracast™ Enjoying BD-Live™ You can mirror Miracast certified device’s screen and sound onto TV screen through your player BD-ROM supporting BD-Live that has a network wirelessly. extension function allows you to enjoy more On Miracast™ certified device functions such as downloading new movie trailers 1.
  • Page 51 Operating Note Enjoying web browsing y For best service quality, subscribe to an Types URL manually on the screen or visits web Internet service of 4.0 Mbps (1.5 Mbps or sites added to Favorite. faster). Contact the ISP (Internet service 1.
  • Page 52: Lg Av Remote

    1. Connect an USB keyboard or mouse to the USB “Apple iTunes” or “Google Android Market (Google port on the front panel. Play Store)” for detailed information of “LG AV Remote”. 2. Use the keyboard to type text, or the mouse to navigate menus.
  • Page 53: Using The Premium

    3. Select the [Premium] using a/d, and press 1. Check the network connection and settings Wheel (a). (page 17). 2. Press HOME (b). 3. Select the [LG Smart World], and press Wheel (a). 4. Select an online service using w/s/a/d, and press Wheel (a). Note 4.
  • Page 54: Signing In

    Operating Signing in Searching online content To use the [LG Smart World] feature, you need to If you are having difficulties finding specific content sign in with your account. from online services, you can use the all-in-one search function by entering keywords in the search 1.
  • Page 55: Using The My Apps Menu

    2. Use w/s to select [Delete], and press Wheel (a). 3. Use a/d to select [OK], and press Wheel (a) to confirm. Note Depending on the region, the [LG Smart World], [My Apps], [d] and [c] may not be available.
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Symptom Cause & Solution The Power does not turned on. y Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. The unit does not start y Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc type, color system, and regional playback.
  • Page 57: Network

    Troubleshooting Network Symptom Cause & Solution BD-Live feature does not work. y The connected USB storage may not have enough space. Connect the USB storage with at least 1GB free space. y Ensure that the unit is correctly connected to the local area network and can access the internet (see page 17).
  • Page 58: Picture

    You can update the player using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new features. To obtain the latest software for this player (if updates have been made), please visit or contact LG Electronics customer care center. Open source software notice To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL and other open source licenses, please visit
  • Page 59: Appendix

    Appendix Note About Magic Remote y Press the BACK (1) button while pointing Control the remote control at the unit for 5 seconds to reset and re-register it. y Set the speed and size of the Magic pointer To re-register the Magic remote that appears on the screen.
  • Page 60: Network Software Update

    Appendix Network Software Software update Update You can update the player using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new features. You can update the software by connecting the unit directly to the software update Network update notification server.
  • Page 61 Note The Software Update function may not work properly depending on your internet environment. In this case, you can obtain the latest software from the authorized LG Electronics Service Center then update your player. Refer to “Customer support” on page...
  • Page 62: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information File requirement Video files File File Audio Codec Format Subtitle Location Extension Format “.avi”, “.divx”, “.mpg”, DIVX3.11, DIVX4, DIVX5, Dolby SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), “.mpeg”, “.mkv”, DIVX6, (standard Digital, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), “.mp4”, “.asf”, “.wmv”, playback only) DTS, MP3, MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), VobSub...
  • Page 63: Avchd

    Appendix Note Note y The file name is limited to 180 characters. y A “avi” file which is encoded “WMV 9 codec” is not supported. y Maximum files/Folder: Less than 2000 (total number of files and folders) y This player supports UTF-8 files even it contains Unicode subtitle content.
  • Page 64: About Dlna

    Appendix About DLNA Compatibility notes This Player is a DLNA Certified digital media player y Because BD-ROM is a new format, certain disc, that can display and play video, photo and audio digital connection and other compatibility issues content from your DLNA-compatible digital media are possible.
  • Page 65: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting OPTICAL (DIGITAL AUDIO OUT) Source Auto DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch DTS 2ch Dolby Digital PCM 2ch DTS-HD PCM 2ch Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch DTS 2ch PCM 2ch...
  • Page 66 Appendix y The audio is outputted up to PCM 48 kHz/16 bit for MP3/WMA file and PCM 44.1kHz/16 bit for Audio CD during playback. y You must select a digital audio output and a maximum sampling frequency that your Amplifier (or AV receiver) accepts using [Digital Output] and [Sampling Freq.] options on the [Settings] menu (page 27).
  • Page 67: Area Code List

    Appendix Area Code List Choose an area code from this list. Area Code Area Code Area Code Area Code Afghanistan Fiji Monaco Singapore Argentina Finland Mongolia Slovak Republic Australia France Morocco Slovenia Austria Germany Nepal South Africa Great Britain Netherlands South Korea Belgium Antilles...
  • Page 68: Language Code List

    Appendix Language Code List Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: [Disc Audio], [Disc Subtitle] and [Disc Menu]. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code French 7082 Lithuanian 7684 Sindhi 8368 Afar 6565 Macedonian 7775 Singhalese...
  • Page 69: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses For DTS patents, see Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, BD-Live™, 2.0+Digital Out is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS, BONUSVIEW™...
  • Page 70 Appendix Cinavia Notice This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the use of unauthorized copies of some commercially- produced film and videos and their soundtracks. When a prohibited use of an unauthorized copy is detected, a message will be displayed and playback or copying will be interrupted.
  • Page 71: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label on the rear panel. Power consumption 16 W Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 430 mm x 43.5 mm x 205 mm Net Weight (Approx.) 1.58 kg Operating temperature 5 °C - 35 °C Operating humidity 5 % - 90 % Outputs...
  • Page 72: Maintenance

    Appendix Maintenance Notes on discs Handling discs Handling the unit Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the disc by the edges so that fingerprints do not get on the surface. Never stick paper or tape on the When shipping the unit disc.
  • Page 73 Appendix Important Information Relating to Network Services All information, data, documents, communications, downloads, files, text, images, photographs, graphics, videos, webcasts, publications, tools, resources, software, code, programs, applets, widgets, applications, products and other content (“Content”) and all services and offerings (“Services”) provided or made available by or through any third party (each a “Service Provider”) is the sole responsibility of the Service Provider from whom it...

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