LG BH5140S Owner's Manual

LG BH5140S Owner's Manual

3d blu-ray / dvd home theater system
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3D Blu-ray™ / DVD
Home Theater
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
BH5140S (BH5140S, S54S1-S, S54T1-W)
BH5440P (BH5440P, S54T1-S, S54S1-S, S54T1-C, S54T1-W)
BH5540T (BH5540T, S54T1-S, S54T1-C, S54T1-W)


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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL 3D Blu-ray™ / DVD Home Theater System Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BH5140S (BH5140S, S54S1-S, S54T1-W) BH5440P (BH5440P, S54T1-S, S54S1-S, S54T1-C, S54T1-W) BH5540T (BH5540T, S54T1-S, S54T1-C, S54T1-W)
  • Page 3 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 CAUTION concerning the Power Cord SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING Most appliances recommend they be placed upon...
  • Page 4 Getting Started Notes on copyrights This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content Safety way to remove the battery or the System) is approved as content protection battery from the equipment: Remove the system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of old battery or battery pack, follow the steps CSS (Content Scramble System) for DVD format,...
  • Page 5 Getting Started IMPORTANT SAFETY 14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has INSTRUCTIONS been damaged in any way, such as power- supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been 1. Read these instructions. spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or 2.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    – Playing file encoded in 3D – [DISPLAY] menu Advanced Features – [LANGUAGE] menu – Enjoying BD-Live™ – [AUDIO] menu – LG AV Remote – [LOCK] menu – Private Sound Mode – [OTHERS] menu – Audio CD recording Sound Effect –...
  • Page 7 – Deleting all the saved stations – Notes on discs – Improving poor FM reception Important Information relating to Network Using the Premium Services 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 Video, Audio 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 • • • • • • • • • • • • c • • • • • FUNCTION: Changes input mode. SPEAKER LEVEL: Sets the sound FUNCTION FUNCTION FUNCTION level of desired speaker.
  • Page 11: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel a Disc Tray d PORT. IN b Display Window e USB Port c Operation buttons R (Open / Close) T (Play / Pause) I (Stop) F (Function) Changes the input source or function. VOL. (Volume) 1 (Power) Rear Panel d e f g a AC power cord...
  • Page 12: Connecting

    Connecting > Caution Positioning the System y Be careful to make sure children not to put their hands or any objects into the *speaker The following illustration shows an example of duct. positioning the system. Note that the illustrations *Speaker duct: A hole for plentiful bass in these instructions differ from the actual unit for sound on speaker cabinet (enclosure).
  • Page 13: Speaker Connection

    Connecting Speaker Connection 2. In some cases, the wires need to be connected to the spakers. Connect the other end of each wire to the correct speaker according to the color coding Attaching the speakers to the or marking: player Color Speaker Position...
  • Page 14: Connecting To Your Tv

    Connecting Note Connecting to Your TV y If a connected HDMI device does not accept the audio output of the player, the HDMI If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect device’s audio sound may be distorted or it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High may not output.
  • Page 15: What Is Simplink

    Connecting What is SIMPLINK? Some functions of this unit are controlled by the TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection. Controllable functions by LG TV’s remote control; Play, Pause, Scan, Skip, Stop, Power Off, etc.
  • Page 16: Resolution Setting

    Connecting Note Resolution setting y If your TV does not accept the resolution The player provides several output resolutions for you have set on the player, you can set HDMI OUT jack. You can change the resolution resolution to 480p as follows: using [Settings] menu.
  • Page 17: Antenna Connection

    Connecting Antenna Connection Connections with External Device Connect the supplied antenna for listening to the radio. AUX connection You can enjoy the sound from an external component through the speakers of this system. Connect the analog audio output jacks of your component into the AUX L/R (INPUT) on this unit.
  • Page 18: Port. In Connection

    Connecting PORT. IN connection OPTICAL IN connection You can enjoy the sound from your portable audio You can enjoy the sound from your component player through the speakers of this system. with a digital optical connection through the speakers of this system. Connect the headphones (or line out ) jack of the portable audio player into the PORT.
  • Page 19: 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. By connecting the unit to a broadband home network, you have access to services such as software updates, BD-Live interactivity and online content services.
  • Page 20: 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 ENTER (b).
  • Page 21 Connecting Notes on network connection y A DSL modem is required to use DSL service and a cable modem is required to use cable modem y Many network connection problems during service. Depending on the access method of and set up can often be fixed by re-setting the subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not router or modem.
  • Page 22: System Setting

    System Setting Initial Setup 4. Select [Next] and press ENTER (b). 5. Press ENTER (b) to verify the test tone signals of the speakers. When you turn on the unit for the first time, the 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 Adjust the setup settings You can change the settings of the player in the [Settings] menu. 1. Press HOME ( ). 2. Use A/D to select the [Settings] and press ENTER (b). The [Settings] menu appears. 3. Use W/S to select the first setup option, and press D to move to the second level.
  • Page 24: [Network] Menu

    System Setting [NETWORK] menu Smart Service Setting The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the [Country Setting] software update, BD-Live and online content Select your area for displaying proper online services. content service. Connection Setting [Initialize] If your home network environment is ready to Depending on the region, [Initialize] function connect, the unit needs to be set up via wired may not be available.
  • Page 25: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] menu Resolution Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. TV Aspect Ratio Refer to page 16 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: [Language] Menu

    System Setting HDMI Color Setting [LANGUAGE] menu Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. Display Menu For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your display device. Select a language for the [Settings] menu and on- screen display.
  • Page 27: [Audio] Menu

    System Setting [AUDIO] menu DRC (Dynamic Range Control) This function allows you to listen to a movie at a Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set lower volume without losing clarity of sound. the player’s Audio options according to the type of audio system you use.
  • Page 28: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting Speaker Setup [LOCK] menu To obtain the best possible sound, use the speaker The [LOCK] settings affect only Blu-ray Disc and setup display to specify the volume of the speakers DVD playback. you have connected and their distance from your To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you listening position.
  • Page 29: [Others] Menu

    System Setting DVD Rating [OTHERS] menu Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their DivX® VOD content. (Not all discs are rated.) ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video [Rating 1-8] format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and Corporation.
  • Page 30 The SIMPLINK function allows you to control this unit is not connected to external device and is unit with LG TV’s remote control. not used for 20 minutes. Set this option to [On] for activating [SIMPLINK] So does this unit after six hours since Main unit function.
  • Page 31: Sound Effect

    System Setting Sound Effect You can select a suitable sound mode. Press SOUND EFFECT repeatedly until the desired mode appears on the front panel display or the TV screen. The displayed items for the equalizer maybe different depending on sound sources and effects. [Natural Plus]: You can enjoy the natural sound effect same as 5.1 channel.
  • Page 32: Operating

    (page 50) [My Apps] - Displays the [My Apps] screen. (page 52) e [Input] - Changes input mode. f [Settings] - Adjusts the system settings. [4] - Searches for desired LG Apps and other content. h [3] - 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 disc 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 5. Select a file using W/S/A/D, and press d(PLAY) or ENTER (b) to play the file. device This player can play video, audio and photo files contained in the Android device. 1. Connect the android device to the unit with USB cable.
  • Page 36: Playing A File On A Network Server

    Operating Using Home Network Playing a file on a network server Server for PC DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance, This player can play video, audio and photo files which allows users to access video, photo and located in a DLNA server through your home audio files stored in server and enjoy them on TV network.
  • Page 37: Sharing Files And Folders

    Operating Note System requirements y SmartShare PC software is not supported with Mac OS. Minimum System y The SmartShare PC software (DLNA) is y CPU : Intel® 2.0 GHz or AMD Sempron™ 2000+ a customized software edition only for processors sharing files and folders to this player.
  • Page 38: General Playback

    Operating General Playback Basic operations for photo content To play a slide show Basic operations for video and audio content Press d (PLAY) to start slide show. To stop a slide show To stop playback Press Z (STOP) while slide show. Press Z (STOP) during playback.
  • Page 39: 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 40: 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 ENTER (b). eroy You can control playback and set options while watching videos.
  • Page 41 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 42: Advanced Playback

    Operating Advanced Playback Repeating a specific portion eroy This player can repeat a portion you have selected. Repeat playback 1. During playback, press REPEAT (h). erotu 2. Select [A-B] and press ENTER (b). 3. Press ENTER (b) at the beginning of the portion you wish to repeat.
  • Page 43: 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 ENTER (b). camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback.
  • Page 44: 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 45: Viewing Content Information

    Operating Viewing content information Selecting a subtitle file The player can display the content information. If the subtitle file name is different from the video file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the 1. Select a file using W/S/A/D. [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
  • Page 46: Listening To Music During Slide Show

    Operating Listening to music during slide Playing file encoded in 3D show This function allows you to play 3D content in case of file encorded in 3D. You can display photo files while listening to audio 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). files.
  • Page 47: Advanced Features

    Enjoying BD-Live™ wireless network device such as access point. Visit “Apple iTunes” or “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” for detailed information of “LG AV BD-ROM supporting BD-Live that has a network Remote”. extension function allows you to enjoy more...
  • Page 48: Audio Cd Recording

    - The recording is saved as a file “EXT_REC” criminal offense. This equipment should not be folder. used for such purposes. LG expressly disclaims any responsibility for illegal distribution or use of unauthorized content in commercial purpose.
  • Page 49: Radio Operations

    Operating Radio Operations Deleting a saved station 1. Press PRESET (- / +) to select a preset number you want to delete. Be sure that the antennas are connected. (Refer to the page 17) 2. Press CLEAR, the preset number will blink in the display window.
  • Page 50: Using The Premium

    3. Select the [Premium] using A/D, and press 1. Check the network connection and settings ENTER (b). (page 19). 2. Press HOME ( ). 3. Select the [LG Smart World], and press ENTER (b). 4. Select an online service using W/S/A/D, and press ENTER (b). Note 4.
  • Page 51: 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 52: Using The My Apps Menu

    2. Use W/S to select [Delete], and press ENTER(b). 3. Use A/D to select [Yes], and press ENTER (b) to confirm. Note Depending on the region, the [LG Smart World], [My Apps], [4] and [3] may not be available.
  • Page 53: 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 54: 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 (page 19).
  • Page 55: 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 http://www.lg.com 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 http://opensource.lge.com.
  • Page 56: Appendix

    Appendix Controlling a TV with Setting up the remote to control your TV the Supplied Remote You can operate your TV with the supplied remote Control control. If your TV is listed in the table below, set the appropriate manufacturer code. You can control your TV using the buttons below.
  • Page 57: 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 58 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 59: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information File requirement Video files File File Audio Codec Format Subtitle Location Extension Format “.avi”, “.divx”, “.mpg”, DIVX 3.11, DIVX4, Dolby SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), “.mpeg”, “.mkv”, “.mp4”, DIVX5. DIVX6 (standard Digital, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), “.asf”, “.wmv”, “.m4v” playback only), XVID, DTS, MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), VobSub...
  • Page 60: Avchd (Advanced Video Codec High Definition)

    Appendix Note Note y A “avi” file which is encoded “WMV 9 codec” y The file name is limited to 180 characters. is not supported. y Maximum files/Folder: Less than 2000 (total y This player supports UTF-8 files even it number of files and folders) contains Unicode subtitle content.
  • Page 61: 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 62: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting HDMI OUT Source Auto * DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Plus Dolby TrueHD PCM 5.1ch Dolby TrueHD PCM 5.1ch DTS-HD PCM 5.1ch DTS-HD Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Linear PCM 2ch Linear PCM 5.1ch...
  • Page 63: 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 Belgium Great Britain Netherlands South Korea Bhutan...
  • Page 64: 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 Afar 6565 French 7082 Lithuanian 7684 Sindhi 8368 Afrikaans 6570 Frisian...
  • Page 65: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com. 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 Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, BD-Live™, DTS, Inc.
  • Page 66 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 67: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label. Power consumption Refer to main label. Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 360 mm x 60.5 mm x 304 mm Net Weight (Approx.) 2.5 kg Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F) Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Inputs/Outputs...
  • Page 68 Less than 0.05 % Dynamic range More than 80 dB LAN port Ethernet jack x 1, 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX Bus Power Supply (USB) 5 V 0 500 mA Speakers (BH5140S) Front Type 1 Way 1 speaker Max. Input power 160 W Net Dimensions Impedance 4 Ω...
  • Page 69 Appendix Speakers (BH5440P) Front Type 1 Way 1 speaker Max. Input power 160 W Net Dimensions Impedance 4 Ω 250 mm x 1050 mm x 250 mm (W x H x D) Rated Input Power 80 W Net Weight 3.2 kg Rear Type 1 Way 1 speaker...
  • Page 70 Appendix Speakers (BH5540T) Front Type 1 Way 1 speaker Max. Input power 160 W Net Dimensions Impedance 4 Ω 250 mm x 1050 mm x 250 mm (W x H x D) Rated Input Power 80 W Net Weight 3.2 kg Rear Type 1 Way 1 speaker...
  • Page 71: 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 72: Important Information Relating To Network Services

    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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