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  • Page 1 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM BD370/BD360 FOR THE GUARANTEE TERMS & CONDITIONS, PLEASE REFER TO BACK COVER OF THIS MANUAL. Page 1 As an E has determined that this product or product models meet the NERGY energy efficiency. ® is a U.S. registered mark.
  • Page 2 This product is manufactured to com- ply with EMC Directive 2004/108/EC and Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC. European representative: LG Electronics Service Europe B.V. Veluwezoom 15, 1327 AE Almere, The Netherlands (Tel : +31-036-547-8940) POWER: This unit operates on a mains supply of 200-240V~, 50/60Hz.
  • Page 3 What is SIMPLINK? Association. Some functions of this unit are controlled by the “DVD Logo” is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with Licensing Corporation. SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connec- tion.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Contents Introduction ........5-8 Remote control .
  • Page 5: Introduction

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Introduction To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and retain for future reference. This manual provides information on the operation and maintenance of your player. Should the unit require service, contact an authorized service location.
  • Page 6 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Playable Discs Blu-ray Disc - Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented - BD-R/RE discs that contain audio titles, DivX, MP3, WMA, or Photo files. DVD-VIDEO (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented DVD-R (8 cm / 12 cm disc) - Video mode and finalized only - Supports the dual layer disc also...
  • Page 7 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM BD-ROM Disc Features BD-ROM Discs can store 25 GB (single layer) or 50 GB (dual layer) on a single sided disc - about 5 to 10 times the capacity of a DVD. BD-ROM Discs also support the highest quality HD video available in the industry (up to 1920 x 1080) - Large capacity means no compromise on video quality.
  • Page 8 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Regional Code This unit has a regional code printed on the rear of the unit. This unit can play only BD-ROM or DVD discs labeled same as the rear of the unit or “ALL”. AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) •...
  • Page 9: Remote Control

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Remote control POWER: Switches the player ON or OFF. 0-9 numerical buttons: Select numbered options in a menu. PIP AUDIO*: Switch on/off Secondary Audio (BD-ROM only). PIP*: Switches on/off Secondary Video (Picture-in-pic- ture) (BD-ROM only). * Depending on the disc type or the pre-recorded con- tents of the BD-ROM disc, different functions may be executed or there may be no response when pressing some buttons (depending on media used).
  • Page 10: Front Panel

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 4/2/09 9:57 AM Page 10 Front panel BD370 BD360 a Disc Tray Insert a disc here. b OPEN/CLOSE (Z) Opens or closes the disc tray. c 1 1 (POWER) Button Switches the unit ON or OFF. d N / X (PLAY / PAUSE) Starts playback.
  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Rear panel a AC IN connector Connect the supplied power cord. b COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y P Connect to a TV with Y Pb Pr inputs. c DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL) Connect to digital (coaxial) audio equipment. d HDMI OUT (Type A) Connect to TV with HDMI inputs.
  • Page 12: Connections To Your Tv

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Connections to Your TV Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your existing equipment. Tips: • Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the player. Use only one of the con- nections described below.
  • Page 13 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Additional Information for HDMI • When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible device make sure of the following: - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and this player. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI device and leave it for around 30 seconds, then switch on this player.
  • Page 14: Connecting To An Amplifier

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Connecting to an Amplifier Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your existing equipment. Note: Since many factors affect the type of audio output, see “The unit’s Audio Output Specifications” on page 15 for details. Connecting to an Amplifier via 2 Channel Audio Output Connect the Left and Right 2CH AUDIO OUT jacks on the player to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier, receiver, or stereo system,...
  • Page 15: The Unit's Audio Output Specifications

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Notes: • You must select a digital audio output and a maximum sampling frequency that your Amplifier (or AV receiver) accepts using [SPDIF], [HDMI] and [Sampling Freq.] options on the [Setup] menu (see page 23- 24). •...
  • Page 16: Resolution Setting

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM *3 If the [HDMI] or [SPDIF] option is set to [DTS re-encode], the audio output is limited to 48 kHz and 5.1 Ch. • The audio is outputted as PCM 48 kHz/16 bit for MP3/WMA file and PCM 44.1kHz/16 bit for Audio CD while playback.
  • Page 17: Resolution Setting

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Available resolution according to the resolution setting • When the non-copy protected media is playing back Video Output HDMI OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT Resolution Setting 576i 576i 576p 576p 720p 720p 1080i 1080i 1080p / 24Hz 1080p / 24Hz 1080p / 50Hz 1080p / 50Hz...
  • Page 18: Internet Connection

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Internet connection This player can be connected to a local area network (LAN) via the LAN port on the rear panel. After making the physical connection the player needs to be set up for network communication. This is done from the [Setup] menu — see “[NETWORK] Menu”...
  • Page 19: Network Update Notification

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM • A DSL modem is required to use DSL service and a cable modem is required to use cable modem service. Depending on the access method of and subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not be able to use the internet connection feature contained in this player or you may be limited to the number of devices you can connect at the same time.
  • Page 20: Using A Usb Flash Drive

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Using a USB Flash Drive This unit can play the movie, music and photo files contained on the USB Flash Drive. 1. Insert a USB Flash Drive to the USB port: 2 Displays the [Home Menu]: 3 Select a main option: [Music], [Photo] or [Movie] option 4 Select the [USB] option:...
  • Page 21: Using The Home Menu

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Using the Home Menu 1 Displays the [Home Menu]: 2 Select an option: 3 Displays the selected option menu: 4 Exit the [Home Menu]: [Movie] – Start video media’s playback or displays the [MOVIE] menu. [YouTube] – Watch YouTube videos streamed from the Youtube server via the internet to your TV.
  • Page 22 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM [DISPLAY] Menu TV Aspect Ratio [4:3 Letter Box] – Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. Displays theatrical images with masking bars above and below the picture. [4:3 Pan Scan] – Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. Displays pictures cropped to fill your TV screen.
  • Page 23 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM [LANGUAGE] Menu Display Menu Select a language for the [Setup] menu and on-screen display. Disc Menu / Disc Audio / Disc Subtitle Select the language you prefer for the audio track (disc audio), subtitles, and the disc menu. [Original] –...
  • Page 24 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Note: When [HDMI] option is set to [PCM Multi-Ch], the audio may output as PCM Stereo if the PCM Multi-Ch information is not detected from HDMI device with EDID. Sampling Freq. (Only for SPDIF audio) [192KHz] – Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is capable of handling 192 KHz signals.
  • Page 25 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM If you forget your password If you forget your password, you can clear it using the following steps: Remove any disc that might be in the player. Select [LOCK] option in the [Setup] menu. Use Number buttons to enter “210499”. The password is cleared. Rating Blocks playback of rated disc based on their content.
  • Page 26 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM [NETWORK] Menu The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the software update, BD Live and YouTube features. Some BD-ROM discs may enable you to access special BD-ROM sites, if you connect the player to the Internet. For example, if a BD-ROM site includes content such as links to future movie trailers, you can watch the downloaded on-line content on the player.
  • Page 27 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM [OTHERS] Menu Skin Changes the background of the initial screen. Java Font Size You can adjust the default text size displayed for the BD-J contents during BD-ROM playback. This setting is only valid when BD-J contents do not set the size of text. Please select a font size bigger than 24 when the player is connected with a HD TV.
  • Page 28: Play A Disc

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Play a disc 1 Open the disc tray: 2 Insert a disc: 3 Close the disc tray: 4 Adjust the disc menu settings: A disc menu may not appear on the screen depending on the disc. 5 Starts playback: 6 Stops playback: Notes:...
  • Page 29 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Playing repeatedly During playback, press REPEAT repeatedly to select a desired repeat mode. The current title, chapter or track will be played back repeatedly. To return to normal playback, press REPEAT repeatedly to select [Off]. Note: If you press >...
  • Page 30 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Selecting a subtitle language During playback, press SUBTITLE ON/OFF to switch the subtitle on or off and press SUBTITLE repeatedly to select a desired subtitle language. During playback, press DISPLAY to display the playback menu. Use v V to select the [Subtitle] option then use b B to select desired subtitle language.
  • Page 31: Displaying Disc Information

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Displaying disc information 1 Play the disc loaded on the unit: 2 Displays the playback menu: 3 Select an item: 4 Adjust the playback menu settings: 5 Exit the disc playback menu: a Title/Track – Current title/track number/total number of titles/tracks. b Chapter –...
  • Page 32: Enjoying Bd-Live

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Enjoying BD-LIVE™ 1 Inserts a BD-ROM disc with BD-LIVE™ features: 2 Check the network connection and settings: BD-Live features need the internet connection. 3 Inserts an USB Flash Drive to the USB port: BD-Live features need an USB Flash Drive. 4 Select a BD-LIVE™...
  • Page 33: Playing A Movie

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Playing secondary video (picture-in-picture) and secondary audio Secondary video can be played from a disc compatible with the picture-in- picture function. For the playback method, refer to the instructions for the disc. – To turn on/off secondary video, press PIP. Secondary video is played. Press the button to turn it ON or OFF.
  • Page 34 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Movie List menu options Use v / V to select a title on the [MOVIE] menu then press ENTER. The menu options appear. Example) DivX file Use v / V to select an option, then press ENTER. •...
  • Page 35: Listening To Music

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Listening to music The player can play Audio CDs and MP3/WMA files. Before playing MP3/WMA files, read “MP3/WMA audio file requirement” on page 36. 1 Insert an Audio CD or a disc/USB Flash Drive containing MP3/WMA files. 2 Displays the [Home Menu]: 3 Select a [Music] option: 4 Selects a music from the [MUSIC] menu:...
  • Page 36: Viewing A Photo

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM MP3/WMA audio file requirement File extensions: “.mp3”, “.wma” Sampling frequency: within 8 - 48 kHz (MP3), within 32 - 48kHz (WMA) Bit rate: within 8 - 320kbps (MP3), within 32 - 192kbps (WMA) CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, BD-R/RE Format: ISO 9660+JOLIET, UDF and UDF Bridge format Maximum Files/Folder: Less than 650 (total number of files and folders)
  • Page 37 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM • Select a folder then press ENTER and you can view the files in the folder. If you want to move to the upper directory, use v/V/b/B to highlight [UP Folder] and press ENTER. • On the [PHOTO] menu, use red or blue button to move to the previous or next page.
  • Page 38: Playing Youtube Videos

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Playing YouTube videos 1 Check the network connection and settings: See page 18 and 26. 2 Check the network configurations: See page 26. 3 Displays the [Home Menu]: 4 Select the [YouTube] option: 5 Select a desired option on the YouTube menu: 6 Select a video you want to play: 7 Start playback the selected video:...
  • Page 39 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM About YouTube playback screen When you press PLAY (N) or ENTER at the video you want to watch, the playback screen and content detail will appear on the screen. playback screen progress bar while playing And when the playback ends or stops, the stopped playback screen and related videos list appear on the screen.
  • Page 40 BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Searching videos You can search for videos by entering search words of up to 30 charac- ters. Use b B to select [Search] option from the menu and press ENTER to display the keyboard menu. Use v v V V b b B B to select a character then press ENTER to confirm your selection on the keyboard menu.
  • Page 41: Software Update

    The Software Update function may not work properly depending on your internet environment. In this case, you can obtain the latest soft- ware from the authorized LG Electronics Service Centre then update your player. Refer to “Customer Support” on page 45.
  • Page 42: Reference

    While holding down TV POWER button, and press the manufacturer code for your TV with the numerical buttons (see the table below). Release the TV POWER button to complete setting. Manufacturer LG / GoldStar Zenith Samsung Sony Hitachi Depending on your TV, some or all buttons may not function on the TV, even after entering the correct manufacturer code.
  • Page 43: Language Codes

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Language Codes Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: [Disc Audio], [Disc Subtitle] and [Disc Menu]. Language Code Language Code Afar 6565 Croatian 7282 Afrikaans 6570 Czech 6783 Albanian 8381 Danish 6865 Ameharic...
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Troubleshooting Symptom • The power cord is disconnected. No power. • No disc is inserted. The power is on, but the player does not work. • The TV is not set to receive video signal output. No picture.
  • Page 45 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://lgservice.com or contact LG Electronics customer care centre. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 46: Specifications

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Specifications General Power requirements: AC 200-240 V, 50/60 Hz Power consumption: Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 430 x 54 x 245 mm without foot Net Weight (Approx.): 2.7 kg Operating temperature: 5 °C to 35 °C Operating humidity: 5 % to 90 % Outputs...
  • Page 47: Important Information Relating To Network Services

  • Page 48: Open Source Software Notice

    BD370-P-BGBRLLK-ENG 3/31/09 11:18 AM Open source software notice This product includes • Freetype library : copyright © 2003 The FreeType Project (www.freetype.org). • Zlib compression library: Copyright © 1995-2002 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler. • Expat library : copyright © 2006 expat maintainers. •...
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  • Page 52 3/31/09 11:18 AM ● LG Electronics U.K. Ltd. will provide the following services in order to expedite this Guarantee. 1. All faulty components which fail due to defective manufacture will be replaced free of charge for a period of 12 months from the original date of purchase.

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