Panasonic DMP-BD60K Operating Instructions Manual

Panasonic DMP-BD60K Operating Instructions Manual

Blu-ray disc player


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Dear customer
Thank you for purchasing this product.
For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely. Please keep this manual for future reference.
Region management information
This unit plays BD-Video marked with labels containing the region code A.
This unit plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number "1" or "ALL".
As an ENERGY STAR Partner,
Panasonic has determined that
this product meets the ENERGY STAR
guidelines for energy efficiency.
For Canada only: The word "Participant" is used in place of the word
La referencia rápida en español se puede encontrar en la página 49.

Operating Instructions

Blu-ray Disc Player
Model No.
If you have any questions contact
:The warranty can be found on
page 46.
:The warranty can be found on page 47.


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for Panasonic DMP-BD60K

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    This unit plays DVD-Video marked with labels containing the region number “1” or “ALL”. ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Panasonic has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. For Canada only: The word “Participant” is used in place of the word “Partner”.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Panasonic Model No.: DMP-BD80 DMP-BD60 DMP-BD601 DMP-BD605 Responsible Party: Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way Secaucus, NJ 07094 Support Contact: Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company Telephone No.: 1-800-211-PANA (7262) (Inside of product)
  • Page 3: Unit And Media Care

    Unit and media care Disc and card handling Clean discs DO NOT Wipe with a damp cloth and then wipe dry. Disc and card handling precautions ≥Handle discs by the edges to avoid inadvertent scratches or fingerprints on the disc. ≥Do not attach labels or stickers to discs (This may cause disc warping, rendering it unusable).
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Getting started IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...2 Unit and media care ...3 Accessory information...5 Media (Disc, card and USB device) information...6 Audio and video information...8 Connections...10 Remote control and unit reference guide...14 Setting ...15 Broadband network connection...16 Firmware updates...16 Network settings...17 Inserting or removing a media...19 Playback...
  • Page 5: Accessory Information

    Product Registration Card Please complete and return the included product registration card, or register via the Internet at: (ONLY FOR CANADA) The enclosed Canadian French label sheet corresponds to the English display on the front and back side of the unit.
  • Page 6: Media (Disc, Card And Usb Device) Information

    Media (Disc, card and USB device) information Commercially sold discs This chart shows the different type of retail/commercial discs you can use, and also includes the industry-standard logos that should appear on the discs and/or packaging. Type of media BD-Video DVD-Video User recorded media This chart shows the different type of discs recorded with other devices that you can use.
  • Page 7: Usb Devices

    ≥To protect the card’s contents, move the record prevention tab (on the SD card) to “LOCK”. USB devices This unit can playback pictures by connecting the USB memory recorded with a PC or similar in following formats, and Panasonic digital cameras connected via USB cable.
  • Page 8: Audio And Video Information

    Audio and video information About audio from audio output terminals Before connecting, read the table below, and confirm the desired audio type and necessary settings (“BD-Video Secondary Audio”, “Dolby D/Dolby D +/Dolby TrueHD” or “DTS/DTS-HD”). ( ≥The number of channels listed is the maximum possible number of output channels. HDMI AV OUT/DIGITAL AUDIO OUT Terminal “Dolby D/Dolby D +/Dolby TrueHD”/...
  • Page 9 Regarding 24p output [BD-V] Many BD-Video movie contents are recorded in 24 frames/second in accordance with the film materials. However, they will normally be output in 60 frames/second in accordance with the display format. These can be output in 24p as the original. Therefore, high-quality video can be enjoyed, such as the improved clarity, enhanced perspective, etc. NECESSARY CONNECTIONS ≥Connect to a TV supporting 1080/24p input via an HDMI cable.
  • Page 10: Connections

    : Please use High Speed HDMI Cables that have the HDMI logo (as shown on the cover). It is ≥ [BD80] [BD60] [BD601] recommended that you use Panasonic’s HDMI cable. When outputting 1080p signal, please use HDMI cables 5.0 meters (16.4 ft) or less. Recommended part number: RP-CDHG10 (1.0 m/3.3 ft), RP-CDHG15 (1.5 m/4.9 ft.), RP-CDHG20 (2.0 m/6.6 ft), RP-CDHG30 (3.0 m/9.8 ft.), RP-CDHG50...
  • Page 11 Output” should be set to “On”. ( ≥The HDMI connection supports VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” ( 28) when used with a compatible Panasonic TV. ≥This cable provides both Video and Audio connections. ≥Connect terminals of the same color. ≥Set the “Black Level Control” to “Darker”.
  • Page 12 ( ≥The HDMI connection supports VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” ( 28) when used with a compatible Panasonic TV. ≥Enjoying High Bit rate Audio of BD-Video ≥Please set “Digital Audio Output” to the connection you will use, coaxial or optical digital.
  • Page 13 G Connecting to 5.1ch AUDIO OUT terminal   Back of the unit H Connecting to 2ch AUDIO OUT terminal Television AUDIO IN AUDIO IN Back of the unit AC power connection Back of the unit AC power supply cord (included) [BD80] Multi channel speakers Connect Audio...
  • Page 14: Remote Control And Unit Reference Guide

    Remote control and unit reference guide 1 POWER button (POWER Í/I) ( Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice versa. In standby mode, the unit is still consuming a small amount of power. 2 Display Disc indicator SD card indicator The indicator blinks when reading data from a disc, a card or a USB...
  • Page 15: Setting

    Turn on the television and select the appropriate video input on the television. 1 Press [Í POWER]. Setup screen appears. ≥If this unit is connected to a Panasonic TV (VIERA) supporting HDAVI Control 2 or later via an HDMI cable, then the “On-screen Language” and “TV Aspect” setting information on the TV are captured from the TV.
  • Page 16: Broadband Network Connection

    RQT9378 Firmware updates Occasionally, Panasonic releases firmware updates for this BD Player. Firmware is embedded software that controls this unit’s microprocessor. These updates may add or improve a feature of this unit. Firmware updates may also be released to correct operating irregularities that are discovered with certain movies.
  • Page 17: Network Settings

    Network settings These settings are used if you will connect this unit to the Internet. ≥The connection to the Internet may take time or the Internet may not be connected depending on the connection environment. ( It is required that you use a broadband connection. Preparation ≥Connect to a broadband network.
  • Page 18 Network settings Setting the connection speed When the connection test results in “Fail” after the IP and DNS-IP addresses are assigned, perform the following settings. After performing steps 1–3 ( 4 Press [3, 4] to select “Auto Detect Connection Speed” and press [2, 1] to select “Off”.
  • Page 19: Inserting Or Removing A Media

    Inserting or removing a media Inserting or removing a disc 1 Press [< OPEN/CLOSE] to open the disc tray. 2 Insert or remove the disc ≥Press [< OPEN/CLOSE] again to close the disc tray. ≥DVD-RAM: Remove discs from their cartridges before use. ≥Insert double-sided discs so the label for the side you want to play is facing up.
  • Page 20 Basic play (Playing video contents) Other operations during play (These functions may not work depending on the media.) STOP Stop The stopped position is memorized. Resume play function Press [1] (PLAY) to restart from this position. ≥The position is cleared if the tray is opened or you press [∫] several times to display “STOP”...
  • Page 21: Playing Hd Video Or Sd Video

    Panasonic High definition Video Camera on the DVD-RAM/R/ RW/R DL/+R/+RW/+R DL or SD card, and SD (Standard Definition) Video recorded on the Panasonic SD Video Camera on the SD card. 1 Insert a disc or SD card. ( ≥“Video (AVCHD)” or “Video (MPEG-2)”...
  • Page 22: Enjoying Bd-Live Or Bonusview In Bd-Video

    Enjoying BD-Live or BONUSVIEW in BD-Video What is BONUSVIEW? BONUSVIEW allows you to enjoy functions such as picture-in-picture or secondary audio etc., with BD-Video supporting BD-ROM Profile 1 version 1.1/ Final Standard Profile. What is BD-Live? In addition to the BONUSVIEW function, BD-Video supporting BD-ROM Profile 2 that has a network extension function allows you to enjoy more functions such as subtitles, exclusive images and online games by connecting this unit to the Internet.
  • Page 23: Chapter Playback

    Chapter playback [DVD-VR] 1 Insert a disc ( 19). ≥ “Title View” screen is displayed. e.g., DIRECT NAVIGATOR Title View DVD-RAM(VR) Video Picture No. Date Day Channel Start Title Name 9/ 5 10:00AM 9/ 5 IN 2 11:30AM 9/ 5 IN 2 11:59PM Rec.
  • Page 24: Playing Still Pictures

    This unit can also play still pictures recorded on the SD card or USB memory. In addition, you can also connect Panasonic digital camera by USB connection. (About structure of folders 39, “Structure of folders that can be played in this unit”)
  • Page 25: Slideshow Settings

    Slideshow settings In step 2 in Start Slideshow on page 24, 1 Press [3, 4] to select “Slideshow Settings” and press [OK]. To change the display interval Press [3, 4] to select “Display Interval” and press [2, 1] to select the interval (“Long”, “Normal” or “Short”). ≥When a still picture with large number of pixels is played, the display interval may become longer.
  • Page 26: Playing Divx ® Videos

    Playing DivX ® ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an official ® DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. You can play DVD-R/R DL, CD-R/RW discs and a USB device which contain DivX video contents that have been recorded on a personal computer.
  • Page 27: Enjoying Viera Cast

    [OK] to start VIERA CAST function. Welcome to Network Service Your Panasonic Network Service allows you to access web-based content on your Player/Recorder. Some web content may be inappropriate for some viewers. You may disable the Network Service feature by following the instructions found in your Operating Instructions.
  • Page 28: Linked Operations With The Tv (Viera Link Tm "Hdavi Control Tm ")

    Playing music continuously even after turning off power to the television When the unit is connected to a Panasonic TV (VIERA) that supports HDAVI Control 2 or later and an amplifier/receiver supports VIERA Link, the unit is turned off if the power to the television is turned off, since “Power off link” ( The following operations make it possible to keep the power of the unit on and to play music continuously.
  • Page 29 Easy control only with VIERA remote control If you connect this unit to the TV that supports “HDAVI Control 2” or later with an HDMI cable, you can enjoy using more convenient functions. You can operate this unit using buttons on the TV remote control. The buttons that you can use for this unit vary depending on the TV.
  • Page 30: Settings

    Changing settings with the on-screen menu Settings On-screen menu operations 1 Press [DISPLAY]. 2 Press [3, 4] to select the menu and press [1]. 3 Press [3, 4] to select the item and press [1]. 4 Press [3, 4] to select the setting.
  • Page 31 Menus Items Play Repeat Play Random Playback Information Window [BD80] Video Picture Progressive 24p [DVD-V] Audio Sound Effects* 1, 2 Dialog Enhancer* High Clarity Sound [BD80] *1 This function is effective for audio from the HDMI terminal or the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal only when “Dolby D/Dolby D +/Dolby TrueHD” or “DTS/DTS-HD”...
  • Page 32: Changing The Unit's Settings

    Changing the unit’s settings Change the unit’s settings if necessary. The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to standby. Setup menu operations While stopped Press [SETUP]. 2 Press [3, 4] to select the menu and press [OK]. 3 Press [3, 4] to select the item and press [OK].
  • Page 33 To select these options, perform steps 1–4 ( “Audio” Dynamic Range Compression [BD-V] [AVCHD] [DVD-V] [DivX] (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD only) Change the dynamic range ( 50) for late night viewing. Digital Audio Output ( ≥Press [OK] to show the following settings. Dolby D/Dolby D +/ Select whether Dolby Digital, Dolby Dolby TrueHD...
  • Page 34 Changing the unit’s settings To select these options, perform steps 1–4 ( Underlined items are the factory presets. “Display” (continued) FL Display Changes the brightness of the unit’s display. SD Card LED Control [BD80] Set the lighting method for the lamp on the SD card slot. License “TV / Device Connection”...
  • Page 35 To select these options, perform steps 1–4 ( “Network” IP Address/DNS Settings ( ≥Press [OK] to show the following settings. Connection Test IP Address Auto Configuration (DHCP) IP Address Subnet Mask Default Gateway DNS Auto Configuration (DHCP) Primary DNS Secondary DNS Auto Detect Connection Speed Connection Speed Setting This is enabled only when “Auto Detect Connection Speed”...
  • Page 36 You can update the firmware manually. When other Panasonic products respond to this remote control Change the remote control code on the main unit and the remote control (the two must match) if you place other Panasonic products close together. 1 Press [SETUP].
  • Page 37 Changing the speaker setting to suit your speakers When connecting to an amplifier/receiver to enjoy multi-channel surround sound, use the following settings on this unit if they cannot be set on the amplifier/receiver. The settings are effective when connecting to analog 7.1ch/5.1ch AUDIO OUT terminal. Preparation 1 Set “Analog Audio Output”...
  • Page 38: Reference

    About MP3/JPEG/DivX files Reference File format Playable CD-R* , CD-RW* , DVD-R* media USB device Extension Files must have the extension “.mp3” or “.MP3”. Compression 32 kbps to 320 kbps rate Sampling 44.1 kHz/48 kHz rate Reference ID3 tags: version 1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 ID3 is a tag embedded in MP3 track to provide information about the track.
  • Page 39 Structure of folders that can be played in this unit You can play files on this unit by structure of folders as shown below. However depending on the method of writing data (writing software), play may not be in the order you numbered the folders. Folder which can be displayed with this unit ¢¢¢: Numbers XXX: Letters...
  • Page 40: Messages

    Messages The following messages or service numbers appear on the television or unit’s display when something unusual is detected during startup and use. On the television Authorization Error This unit is not authorized to play this title. Cannot play. Cannot display on this unit. No disc is inserted.
  • Page 41 On the unit’s display ≥The unit fails to operate properly. Press [POWER Í/I] on the main unit to switch the unit to standby for 3 seconds. Now press [POWER Í/I] on the main unit again to turn the unit on. HDMI ONLY ≥Some BD-Video discs can only be output with HDMI.
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the solutions indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to “Customer Services Directory (United States and Puerto Rico)” on page 46 if you reside in the U.S.A.and Puerto Rico, or refer to “Product information”...
  • Page 43 TV screen and video The images from this unit ≥Make sure that the television is connected to either the VIDEO OUT terminal, do not appear on the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT terminals or HDMI AV OUT terminal on this unit. television. ≥Make sure that the television’s input setting (e.g., VIDEO 1) is correct.
  • Page 44 Troubleshooting guide Card The capacity of the SD card decreased. Music on an SD card cannot be played. The contents of the card cannot be read. The contents of the USB device cannot be read. USB device cannot be operated. Network I can’t connect to the network.
  • Page 45: Specifications

    Specifications Signal system: Operating temperature range: i5 oC to i35 oC (i41 oF to i95 oF) Operating humidity range: 10 % to 80 % RH (no condensation) Playable disc: BD-Video BD-ROM:Version 2 BD-RE: Version 3 (Single Layer, Dual Layer), JPEG* BD-R: Version 2 (Single Layer, Dual Layer) DVD-RAM:DVD Video Recording format, AVCHD format*...
  • Page 46: Limited Warranty (Only For U.s.a. And Puerto Rico)

    For hearing or speech impaired TTY users, TTY: 1-877-833-8855 Accessory Purchases (United States and Puerto Rico) Purchase Parts, Accessories and Instruction Books online for all Panasonic Products by visiting our Web Site at: or, send your request by E-mail to:
  • Page 47: Limited Warranty (Only For Canada)

    Limited Warranty (Only for CANADA) PANASONIC PRODUCT—LIMITED WARRANTY Panasonic Canada Inc. warrants this product to be free from defects in material and workmanship and agrees to remedy any such defect for a period as stated below from the date of original purchase.
  • Page 48: Product Service

    In the U.S.A. and Puerto Rico, refer to “Customer Services Directory (United States and Puerto Rico)” on page 46. In Canada, contact the Panasonic Canada Inc. Customer Care Centre at 1-800-561-5505, or visit the website (, or an authorized Servicentre closest to you.
  • Page 49: Referencia Rápida En Español (Spanish Quick Reference)

    Referencia rápida en español (Spanish Quick Reference) Conexiones básicas A Conexión a un televisor compatible con HDMI Cable HDMI (incluido : DMP-BD605) HDMI AV OUT HDMI IN Parte posterior de la unidad C Conexión a un televisor compatible con HDMI y a un amplificador/receptor compatible con HDMI Cable HDMI (incluido : DMP-BD605) HDMI AV OUT...
  • Page 50: Glossary

    Glossary AVCHD AVCHD is a new format (standard) for high definition video cameras that can be used to record and play high-resolution HD images. BD-J Some BD-Video discs contain Java applications, and these applications are called BD-J. You can enjoy various interactive features in addition to playing normal video.
  • Page 51 P4HD (Pixel Precision Progressive Processing for HD) This is a processor which makes use of an exclusive Panasonic algorithm. Various processing is supported, including a high-level conversion of the TV scanning format from interlace to progressive and a high-level conversion of standard resolution (480i or 576i) video signal to a 1080 High Definition video signal.
  • Page 52: Index

    Format ......22 Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094

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