Using the VIERA Link
What is VIERA Link "HDAVI Control"
VIERA Link "HDAVI Control"
is a new name for EZ Sync
VIERA Link "HDAVI Control" is a convenient function that offers linked
operations of this unit, and a Panasonic TV (VIERA) under "HDAVI
Control". You can use this function by connecting the equipment with the
HDMI cable. See the operating instructions for connected equipment for
≥ VIERA Link "HDAVI Control", based on the control functions provided by
HDMI which is an industry standard known as HDMI CEC (Consumer
Electronics Control), is a unique function that we have developed and
added. As such, its operation with other manufacturers' equipment that
supports HDMI CEC cannot be guaranteed.
≥ This unit supports "HDAVI Control 5" function.
"HDAVI Control 5" is the newest standard (current as of December,
2009) for Panasonic's HDAVI Control compatible equipment. This
standard is compatible with Panasonic's conventional HDAVI
≥ Please refer to individual manuals for other manufacturers' equipment
supporting VIERA Link function.
The TV with "HDAVI Control 2 or later" function enables the following
operation: Easy control only with VIERA remote control (for
"HDAVI Control 2 or later") (
≥ Confirm that the HDMI connection has been made (
≥ Set "VIERA Link" to "ON" (
≥ To complete and activate the connection correctly, turn on all VIERA
Link "HDAVI Control" compatible equipment and set the TV to the
corresponding HDMI input mode for this unit.
Setting the TV audio for VIERA Link "HDAVI Control"
Refer to TV audio setting in Easy setup (
Confirm the audio connection to the AUX terminal (for "AUX"
OUT terminal (for "ARC"
Setting the STB audio for VIERA Link "HDAVI Control"
to work with the linked operations.
Refer to STB setting in "Making settings for digital audio input" (
Confirm the audio connection to the DIGITAL AUDIO IN OPTICAL
terminal (for "D-IN") (
Whenever the connection or settings are changed, reconfirm the points
§1 "AUX", "ARC" or "D-IN" (DIGITAL IN) works depending on the TV
audio setting (
above, Setting the TV audio for VIERA Link "HDAVI
§2 "D-IN" (DIGITAL IN) works depending on the STB audio setting
above, Setting the STB audio for VIERA Link "HDAVI Control").
What you can do with "HDAVI Control"
Auto lip sync
(Available when using VIERA Link "HDAVI Control" with
"HDAVI Control 3 or later" compatible TV)
This function automatically provides synchronized audio and video
output. (This works only when the source is "DVD/CD", "AUX"
≥ When using "DVD/CD" as the source, set "TIME DELAY" in VIDEO
menu to "0 ms/AUTO" (
One touch play
You can turn the main unit and the TV on, and start playing a disc with a
single press of a button.
(Remote control only)
During standby mode, press [1 PLAY]6 to start disc playback.
This unit's speakers will be automatically activated (
Playback may not be immediately displayed on the TV. If you miss the
beginning portion of playback, press [SKIP:]6 or [SEARCH6]6 to
go back to where playback started.
17, HDMI menu).
to work with the linked operations.
8) or "TV AUDIO" in HDMI
) or DIGITAL AUDIO IN OPTICAL terminal (for
Auto input switching
(Power on link)
When the following operations are performed, the TV will automatically
switch the input channel and display the corresponding action.
Additionally when the TV is off, the TV will automatically turn on:
– When play starts on the unit
– When an action that uses the display screen is performed (e.g., START
≥ When you switch the TV input to TV tuner mode, this unit will
automatically switch to "AUX"
mode, this works only in iPod music mode, or when iPod is not
≥ When you start disc play, the TV will automatically switch its input mode
for this unit.
Power off link
All connected equipment compatible with "HDAVI Control", including this
unit, automatically turn off when you switch the TV off.
To continue audio playback even when the TV is turned off, select
When you press [Í]1, only this unit turns off. Other connected
equipment compatible with VIERA Link "HDAVI Control" stays on.
For details, refer also to the operating instructions for your TV.
You can select whether audio is output from this unit's speakers or the TV
speakers by using the TV menu settings. For details, refer to the
operating instructions for your TV.
This unit's speakers are active.
≥ When you turn on this unit, this unit's speakers will be automatically
≥ When this unit is in standby mode, changing the TV speakers to this
unit's speakers in the TV menu will automatically turn this unit on and
), HDMI AV
≥ The TV speakers are automatically muted.
≥ You can control the volume setting using the volume or mute button on
the TV's remote control. (The volume level is displayed on the main
≥ To cancel muting, you can also use this unit's remote control (
≥ If you turn off this unit, TV speakers will be automatically activated.
TV speakers are active.
≥ The volume of this unit is set to "0".
– This function works only when "DVD/CD", "AUX"
≥ Audio output is 2-channel audio.
When switching between this unit speakers and TV speakers, the TV
screen may be blank for several seconds.
17, "POWER OFF LINK" in HDMI menu).
as the source.
is selected as the source on this unit.
. (For "IPOD"