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  • Page 1 Blu-ray Disc Player Model No. DMP-BDT280 DMP-BD94 Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these Owner’s Manual are of DMP-BDT280. Firmware updates Panasonic is constantly improving the unit’s firmware to ensure that our customers are enjoying the latest technology. Panasonic recommends updating your firmware as soon as you are notified.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY THE FOLLOWING APPLIES IN THE U.S.A. AND CANADA INSTRUCTIONS This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules and Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit.
  • Page 3: Precautions

    The following limits are in place regarding the usage of this unit. You WARNING must be aware of these limits before using this unit. Panasonic will in no way be responsible for any incidental damage Unit which may arise due to a failure to obey these limits, or to any To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage, condition of use or disuse of this unit.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...2 Settings Precautions ....3 Option menu ....21 Setup menu.
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Getting started Accessories Unit and media care ¨ G etting started Check the supplied accessories before using this ∫ Clean this unit with a soft, dry unit. cloth ≥ Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to Remote control clean this unit. (N2QAYB001023) [BDT280] ≥...
  • Page 6: Playable Media

    Getting started Playable media Media Device Device types Contents format markings BD-Video Video Video, JPEG, MPO*, BD-RE AAC, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA Video, MKV, Xvid, BD-R AAC, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA DVD-Video Video DVD-R Video, AVCHD, MKV, Xvid, JPEG, MPO*, AAC, ALAC, DSD,...
  • Page 7 Getting started ∫ Types of discs that cannot be ∫ Music CD played in this unit ≥ Operation and sound quality of CDs that do not comply with CD-DA specifications (copy control Any other disc that is not specifically CDs, etc.) cannot be guaranteed to work. supported or previously described.
  • Page 8: Control Reference Guide

    Turn the unit on and off remote control of the unit, change the remote TV operation buttons control code. ( You can operate the Panasonic TV using this unit’s remote control. Some buttons may not work depending on the TV. [BD94] [Í...
  • Page 9 Getting started [BDT280] [BD94] Disc tray ( Open or close the disc tray ( USB port ( Stop ( [BDT280] POWER LED Start play ( [BDT280] The LED lights when the unit is turned on, Standby/on switch (Í/I) ( and flashes when error occurs. ( Press to switch the unit from on to standby Remote control signal sensor mode or vice versa.
  • Page 10: Connections And Settings

    AC power supply cord (supplied) ≥ Use the High Speed HDMI cables. Non-HDMI-compliant cables cannot be utilized. It is recommended that you use Panasonic’s HDMI cable. When outputting 1080p or 24p (4K) signal, please use [BDT280] HDMI cables 5.0 meters (16.4 ft.) or less.
  • Page 11: Connecting To The Network

    ® Internet Wireless router, etc. ≥ For up-to-date compatibility information on your wireless router, refer to (This site is in English only.) For additional information about this unit refer to ≥ The unit is not compatible with public wireless LAN services provided in airports, stations, cafes, etc.
  • Page 12: Settings

    Connections and settings Settings ∫ About the wireless connection The following settings can be performed anytime To obtain your network name (SSID*) and in the Setup menu ( 25, 27). encryption key (password). Easy Settings e.g. The default settings may be printed on the router.
  • Page 13 Firmware updates Protected Setup You can easily set up a connection by pressing Occasionally, Panasonic may release updated the green button on the remote control. firmware for this unit that may add or improve the way a feature operates. These updates are If your wireless network is encrypted;...
  • Page 14: Playback

    ≥ When inserting a media item, ensure that it is facing the correct way, which is the right side facing up. ≥ If you connect a Panasonic product with a USB connection cable, the setup screen may be displayed on the connected equipment. For details, refer to the instructions for the connected equipment.
  • Page 15: Home Menu

    Playback HOME menu Videos/Photos/Music Play back the contents. ( Major functions of this unit can be operated from Disc ≥ When multiple contents are the HOME menu. recorded, select the types of Preparation contents or the title. Turn on the TV and select the appropriate video input.
  • Page 16: Playback

    Playback Playback Search/Slow motion Search Insert the media. While playing, press [SEARCH6] or Playback starts depending on the media. [SEARCH5]. Select the item to play and press [OK]. Slow motion Repeat this step if necessary. While paused, press [SEARCH5]. ≥ Xvid, MKV, MP4 and MPEG2: Not effective. ≥...
  • Page 17 Playback Show the status messages Enjoying BD-Live While playing, press [STATUS]. With “BD-Live” discs, you can enjoy bonus The status messages give you information about contents that use Internet access. what is currently being played. Each time you For this BD-Live function, connection of a USB press [STATUS], the display information may device is necessary along with Internet connection.
  • Page 18: Network Service (Enjoying Netflix, Etc.)

    ≥ The services through Network Service are operated by [BDT280] their respective service providers, and service may be discontinued either temporarily or permanently without notice. Therefore, Panasonic will make no warranty for the XXXXXX XXXXX content or the continuity of the services.
  • Page 19: Home Network Feature

    Playback Home Network feature [BDT280] Playing back contents on Before using the following features, be sure to the DLNA server configure the connected equipment on your Home Network. You can share photos, videos and music stored in Using Miracast the DLNA Certified media server (PC with Windows 7 installed, smartphone, etc.) connected You can enjoy the content you are viewing on a to your home network.
  • Page 20 Media Controller (DMC) to playback contents equipment. from DLNA server on the Renderer (this unit). (This site is in English only.) Possible applications: ≥ [BDT280] Wi-Fi Direct connection while using Home...
  • Page 21: Hdmi Cec

    Settings Option menu “HDMI CEC” Settings A variety of playback operations and settings can This unit supports “HDMI CEC” (Consumer be performed from this menu. Electronics Control) function. Available options differ depending on the playing You can use this function by connecting the contents and the condition of the unit.
  • Page 22 Settings ∫ Shuffle ∫ Closed Caption ( You can only set “Manual setting” and “CC Reset” Select whether or not to play random. in the Setup menu. ∫ Start Slideshow Start the slideshow. Video Settings ∫ Status Show the status messages. ∫...
  • Page 23: Setup Menu

    Settings Setup menu Video Change the unit’s settings if necessary. The ∫ Picture Mode ( settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby. ∫ Picture Adjustment ( Some items are common to the Option menu. You can get the same effect with both menus. ∫...
  • Page 24 Settings Dolby D/Dolby D +/Dolby TrueHD [BD94] 24p Output DTS/DTS-HD When this unit is connected to a TV supporting [BDT280] 1080/24p output, movies and other material DSD Output Mode Select the audio signal to output. recorded at 24p* are output at 24p. ≥...
  • Page 25 Settings ∫ Subtitle Text [BDT280] Select a desired item according to the language used for MKV/Xvid subtitles text. ≥ This item is displayed only after playing back a ∫ 3D BD-Video Playback file. Select the playback method of 3D compatible video software.
  • Page 26 For the setting and operation method of Set an age limit of BD-Video play. connected equipment, refer to the following website. ∫ Network Service Lock You can restrict the usage of Network Service. (This site is in English only.) - 26 -...
  • Page 27 Letterbox”. ∫ Remote Control Code Black bands Change the remote control code if other appear at the top Panasonic products react to this remote control. Letterbox and bottom of the picture. ∫ Firmware Update ( Press [OK] to show the following settings:...
  • Page 28: Reference

    1 Turn the unit on. Do you have the latest firmware installed? 2 Press and hold [OK], the yellow button and Panasonic is constantly improving the unit’s the blue button on the remote control at the firmware to ensure that our customers are same time for more than 5 seconds.
  • Page 29 Reference You have forgotten your ratings password. Picture You want to cancel the ratings level. The ratings level returns to the factory The images from this unit do not appear on defaults. the TV. 1 Turn the unit on. Picture is distorted. 2 Press and hold [OK], the yellow button and An incorrect resolution is selected in “HDMI the blue button on the remote control at the...
  • Page 30 Reference [BDT280] Playback 3D video is not output correctly as 2D. Select “Set before play” in the Setup menu, Disc cannot be played. and select “2D Playback” in the setup screen The disc is dirty. ( displayed when playing 3D discs. ( 25, “3D The disc is not finalized.
  • Page 31 Reference [BDT280] POWER LED When using wireless LAN connection, video from the DLNA Certified media server is not played back or video frames are dropped When the POWER LED is flashing, check the during playback. message on the TV screen. If a message is not Higher transfer rate router such as 802.11n displayed on the TV screen, determine the type of (2.4 GHz) wireless router may solve the...
  • Page 32: Specifications

    Reference Specifications File format General File format Extension Reference “.MKV”, “.mkv” ≥ The video file and Signal system NTSC subtitles text file are Subtitles text inside the same folder, Operating i5 oC to i35 oC file and the file names are temperature range (i41 oF to i95 oF) “.SRT”, “.srt”,...
  • Page 33 Reference Audio information [BDT280] Supported format for DLNA The audio output differs depending on the settings on the unit. ( 24, “Digital Audio Output”) ≥ File formats that are not supported by your ≥ The number of channels listed is the maximum possible DLNA server cannot be played.
  • Page 34 Reference Display languages list Display Language Display Language Display Language English Japanese Arabic French Chinese Hindi German Korean Persian Italian Malay Indonesian Spanish Vietnamese Maori Dutch Thai Bulgarian Swedish Polish Romanian Norwegian Czech Greek Danish Slovak Turkish Portuguese Hungarian Others Russian Finnish Language code list...
  • Page 35 Player Settings menu. <AVC> At least three (3) years from delivery of this product, Panasonic will This product is licensed under the AVC Patent Portfolio License for give to any third party who contacts us at the contact information...
  • Page 36: Limited Warranty

    One (1) year This warranty is given only to the original purchaser, or the person for whom it was purchased as a gift, of a Panasonic brand product mentioned above sold by an authorized Panasonic dealer in Canada and purchased and used in Canada, which product was not sold “as is”, and which product was delivered to you in new condition in the original...
  • Page 37: Index

    L LAN ....11 Network Service ..18 Panasonic Canada Inc. 5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 2T3 SQW0613 C Panasonic Corporation 2015 F1215JY0...

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