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Disposal of waste batteries (applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the battery or on the packaging indicates that the battery provided with this product shall not be treated as household waste.
On power sources • If you are not going to use the player for a long time, be sure to disconnect the player from the wall outlet (mains). To disconnect the mains lead (AC power cord), grasp the plug itself; never pull the cord. •...
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About This Manual • In this manual, “disc” is used as a general reference for BDs, DVDs, or CDs unless otherwise specified by the text or illustrations. • Icons, such as , listed at the top of each explanation indicate what kind of media can be used with the function being explained.
Guide to Parts and Controls For more information, see the pages in parentheses. Front panel A [/1 (on/standby) (page 31) Turns on the player, or sets to standby mode. B Remote sensor (page 31) C Front panel display (page 10) D N (play) (page 37) Starts playback.
To lock the front cover (Child Lock) You can lock the front cover to prevent it being opened by mistake. When the player is turned on, hold down X on the player for more than 10 seconds until “LOCKED” appears in the front panel display. The front cover is locked. To unlock the front cover, hold down X on the player until “UNLOCK”...
H HDMI OUT jack (page 19, 24) I CONTROL S IN / IR IN jack If you have a CONTROL S-compatible Sony TV or AV amplifier (receiver), use a Control S cable (not supplied) to connect to the Control S (output) jack.
Remote THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE CLEAR DIGITAL ANALOG REPEAT SHUFFLE ALL DISCS DISPLAY SORT SCENE SEARCH PROG DISC SKIP DIMMER RENTAL SLOT /DIGITAL, PROG +, and N The number 5, buttons have a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player.
(subtitle) (page 73)/ANALOG Selects the subtitle language when multi-lingual subtitles are recorded on a BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO. Switches to analogue mode. (angle)/ (wide) Switches to other viewing angles when multi-angles are recorded on a BD- ROM/DVD VIDEO. Changes the aspect ratio of the connected TV.
J SORT Changes the title order. Each time you press the button, the list is sorted by the selected item. GROUP Displays titles by category. Each time you press the button, the list is switched by the selected category. K ./> (previous/next) Skips to the previous/next chapter, track, or file.
Guide to On-screen Menu Display Home menu display The “home menu” appears when you press HOME, and provides entries to select a disc or setting item. A Category icons “Video” : Lists the discs containing video. “Music” : Lists the discs containing music.
E Playback information Displays Disc type/Play mode/Video codec/Bit rate/Playing status bar/ Playing time (Remaining time*) F Output resolution/Video frequency * Displayed when you press TIME repeatedly. • You can also check the playback information in the front panel display (page 10). •...
Hooking Up the Player Check that you have the following items. • Audio/video cord (phono plug ×3) (1) • Mains leads (AC power cords) (2) • Remote commander (remote) (1) • Size AA (R6) batteries (2) Follow steps 1 through 9 to hook up and adjust the settings of the player.
Step 1: Connecting to Your TV The player has the following video jacks. Connect the player to your TV according to the input jack on your TV. If you connect the player to your TV using an HDMI cable, you can enjoy high quality digital pictures and sound through the HDMI OUT jack.
Connect the player and your TV using an HDMI cable to enjoy high quality digital pictures and sound through the HDMI OUT jack. If you connect a Sony TV that is compatible with the “Control for HDMI” (BRAVIA Sync) function (page 56), refer to the operating instructions supplied with the TV.
• Not all high definition television sets are fully compatible with this product and may cause artifacts to be displayed in the picture. In the case of 480i (576i)/480p (576p)/720p/1080i/1080p scan picture problems, it is recommended that the user switch the connection to the VIDEO OUT (VIDEO or S VIDEO) jack.
Connecting to component video jacks (Y/P Connect the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks of the player and your TV using a component video cable or three video cables (not supplied) of the same kind and length. You can enjoy high-quality pictures. Be sure to connect to the AUDIO OUT (L/R) jacks using the audio/video cord.
Connecting to an audio/video or S VIDEO jack Connect the VIDEO OUT (VIDEO) jack and AUDIO OUT (L/R) jacks of the player and your TV using the audio/video cord. You can enjoy standard quality pictures and sound. When you connect the player and TV using an S- video cord, disconnect the video plug (yellow) of the audio/video cord.
Step 2: Connecting to Your AV Amplifier (Receiver) AV amplifier (receiver) and cable requirements differ as follows, depending on the source. To enjoy BD high quality sound, set “BD Audio Setting” to “Direct” in the “Audio Settings” setup (page 71). To enjoy secondary audio and interactive audio, set “BD Audio Setting”...
If your AV amplifier (receiver) has an HDMI input, you can enjoy surround sound. If you connect a Sony AV amplifier (receiver) that is compatible with the “Control for HDMI” function (page 56), refer to the operating instructions supplied with the AV amplifier (receiver).
Connecting to digital jacks (OPTICAL/COAXIAL) If your AV amplifier (receiver) has a Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic, or DTS decoder and a digital input jack, you can enjoy Dolby Digital (5.1ch), Dolby Pro Logic (4.0ch), or DTS (5.1ch) surround effects. Digital optical cord (not supplied) Connect the digital jack of the player...
Connecting to 7.1 channel jacks If your AV amplifier (receiver) has 7.1 channel inputs, you can enjoy multi channel surround sound. Stereo audio cord (not supplied) Stereo audio cord (not supplied) : Signal flow Connect the 7.1 channel jacks of the player and your AV amplifier (receiver).
Connecting to audio L/R jacks If your AV amplifier (receiver) only has L and R audio input jacks, use this connection. Blu-ray Disc/DVD player (red) (white) Audio/video cord (supplied) (red) (white) Match the colour of the plug to that of the jack. AV amplifier (receiver) : Signal flow...
• Do not apply too much pressure to the external memory in the slot, as it may cause a malfunction. • The Sony USM2GL (available as of September 2009) is recommended. • Other USB flash devices may support this function.
Step 4: Connecting to the Network Connect the LAN (100) terminal of the player to your Internet source using a network cable to receive disc information or update the player’s software. You can also enjoy the BD-Live function (page 39). Connect the LAN (100) terminal of the player to your Internet source.
When connecting via a wireless LAN router Blu-ray Disc/DVD player Network cable (not supplied) Ethernet/wireless LAN media converter Wireless LAN router (access point) Network cable (not supplied) ADSL modem/ Cable modem Internet Do not connect the LAN terminal of the player to the LAN terminal of the PC.
Step 6: Preparing the Remote You can control the player using the supplied remote. Inserting batteries into the remote Insert two Size AA (R6) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the battery compartment.
Select a language for the on-screen displays using V/v, and press The initial settings message appears. Select “Start,” and press Select the cable type used to connect the player to your TV, and press Select “HDMI” when connecting your TV using an HDMI cable, and go to step When connecting the HDMI OUT jack and other video output jacks at the same time, select “Component Video.”...
Set the “Control for HDMI” function to “On” or “Off,” and press Select “On” to use the “Control for HDMI” function when connecting Sony components that are compatible with the “Control for HDMI” function (page 56). If you do not use the “Control for HDMI”...
• If you drop a disc into the player and/or the disc does not go into the slot correctly, consult your nearest Sony dealer. • Make sure the rotary table comes to a complete stop before inserting or removing discs.
• The front cover closes automatically when you press N. Be careful not to put your hand into the player after pressing N, otherwise your hand may be caught in the front cover. To remove discs While checking the disc slot number indicated on the front panel display or by the slot, turn the DISC/AMS dial until you find the disc you want to remove.
Step 9: Loading Disc Information The player reads the disc information of all the unknown discs and loads it all into memory so that disc type, titles, and other text information can be displayed on the list. DISC LOAD Press DISC LOAD when the player’s home menu is displayed on the TV screen.
Playback Playing BDs/DVDs THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE CLEAR ENTER DIGITAL ANALOG TIME REPEAT SHUFFLE ALL DISCS DISPLAY DISPLAY HOME SORT GROUP SCENE SEARCH PROG PROG DISC SKIP DISC SKIP DIMMER RENTAL SLOT LOAD Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen.
C Title (Release year) D Rating/ Director name/ Cast name/ Genre Select a disc using V/v, and press To select a title When you play BDs or DVDs recorded on other equipment, you can select a title. Follow steps 1 to 3 of “Playing BDs/ DVDs”...
Using the BD’s or DVD’s menu THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE Number buttons CLEAR ENTER ENTER DIGITAL ANALOG TIME REPEAT SHUFFLE ALL DISCS DISPLAY Colour buttons TOP MENU SORT GROUP SCENE SEARCH To display Top Menu When you play a BD or DVD, you can display the Top Menu.
To delete data in the external memory You can delete unnecessary data. Press HOME. Select (Video) using B/b. Select “BD Data” using V/v, and press Select the disc name, and press OPTIONS. Select “Erase,” and press Select “OK,” and press The data of the selected disc will be deleted.
Release the button at the point you want to watch. The scene at which you released the button is displayed in pause mode. To search for a scene again, move the scene indicator using B/b or m/M. Press SCENE SEARCH, Playback starts.
Select “Video Settings” using V/v, and press The “Video Settings” screen appears. Select an item using V/v, and press The default settings are underlined. Items Details Picture Quality Selects the picture Mode settings for different (Standard/ lighting environments. Brighter Room/ Theatre Room/ Memory) Video...
The player can store picture settings during video playback but not during photo playback. When connected to a Theatre Mode-compatible Sony TV using an HDMI cable, set the TV’s video mode to a mode other than Theatre. To adjust the audio characteristics Press OPTIONS during playback.
Playing Music CDs DATA DVD BD-ROMs and BD-REs/BD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks DVD-ROMs and DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD- RWs/DVD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks CD-ROMs and CD-RWs/CD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE CLEAR DIGITAL ANALOG REPEAT SHUFFLE ALL DISCS DISPLAY HOME SORT ./>...
Items Details Repeat Displays options for Repeat Play (page 46). Disc Shuffle Displays options for Shuffle Play (page 46). Load All Discs Loads all disc information (page 51). Play Starts playback. Start Starts version up (page 65). Edit Edits the disc information (page 53).
Playing Music repeatedly DATA DVD BD-ROMs and BD-REs/BD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks DVD-ROMs and DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD- RWs/DVD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks CD-ROMs and CD-RWs/CD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks You can play all albums/tracks on a disc, or a single album or track repeatedly. By selecting All Discs mode (page 44), you can repeat all of the discs in the player.
Creating Playlists DATA DVD BD-ROMs and BD-REs/BD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks DVD-ROMs and DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD- RWs/DVD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks CD-ROMs and CD-RWs/CD-Rs containing MP3 audio tracks You can create eight Playlists by selecting the tracks of the favourite. THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE CLEAR ENTER...
Playing Photo Files DATA DVD DATA CD BD-ROMs and BD-REs/BD-Rs containing JPEG image files DVD-ROMs and DVD+RWs/DVD+Rs/DVD- RWs/DVD-Rs containing JPEG image files CD-ROMs and CD-RWs/CD-Rs containing JPEG image files THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE CLEAR ENTER DIGITAL ANALOG REPEAT SHUFFLE ALL DISCS DISPLAY RETURN HOME SORT...
◆Available OPTIONS during playback Items Details HD Reality This setting is available only Enhancer when video signals are output from the HDMI OUT jack or the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (see ““HD Reality Enhancer” elements” on page 49). Slideshow Changes the slideshow Speed speed.
To view best quality images If you have a Sony TV compatible with “PhotoTV HD,” you can enjoy best quality images by the following connection and settings. Connect the player to the TV using an HDMI cable (not supplied). Set “HDMI Resolution” of “Output Video Format”...
Organizing Discs Loading the Disc Information DATA DVD DATA CD You can view the disc information by loading discs. Loading the information of all discs THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE CLEAR ENTER DIGITAL ANALOG TIME REPEAT SHUFFLE ALL DISCS DISPLAY HOME SORT GROUP SCENE SEARCH...
To cancel loading Select “Cancel,” and press The display asks for confirmation. Select “OK” using B/b, and press “Updating the database.” appears and the loaded data is saved. When pressing LOAD, the player loads the information of unknown discs. Loading a disc information THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE...
Editing a Disc/Title/File Information DATA DVD DATA CD You can change the information (such title and artist name) of loaded discs. Editing the video disc information THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE CLEAR ENTER DIGITAL ANALOG TIME REPEAT SHUFFLE ALL DISCS DISPLAY HOME SORT GROUP...
Items Details Re-enter Artist Enters a new name. Name Change Enters the release year. Release Year ◆Available OPTIONS when selecting an audio track Items Details Re-enter Artist Enters a new name. Name Rename Changes the track name. Track Editing the photo disc name THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE...
H [Clear] Erases the character to the right of the cursor. Erases the character to the left of the cursor when no character is to the right of the cursor. To enter characters using B/V/v/b Example: To enter “Sea” Select [PQRS7] and press Character options appear.
BRAVIA Sync Features About the BRAVIA Sync Features (HDMI connections only) By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the “Control for HDMI” function with an HDMI cable (not supplied), operation is simplified as below: • One-Touch Play With one touch of the following buttons, the...
• When connecting a Sony TV that is compatible with the “Control for HDMI” Easy Setting function using an HDMI cable, the “Control for HDMI” setting of the player automatically switches to “On” if the “Control for HDMI” setting on the connected TV is set to “On.” Refer to the operating instructions supplied with the •...
Other Components You can operate this player, a TV or AV amplifier using the supplied remote. The remote is factory set to control Sony components. If you have other components listed in the table on page 60, change the remote code to control them (page 60).
Available buttons You can use the following buttons to control each component. • Depending on the manufacturer setting, some buttons may not work. • Depending on the component, control of some or all buttons may not be possible. • When you press buttons not available for the selected mode, the mode button does not light up.
Press POP UP/MENU while pressing one of the OPERATION CHANGE buttons. for TV operation for Sony AV amplifier operation for volume control of a TV (default) or AV Amplifier The pressed button flashes. While the button is flashing, enter the manufacturer’s code number using...
You can set 2 +/– and volume of either a TV (default) or AV amplifier. Select a code number appropriate to the command mode set for the player. For TVs and Sony AV amplifiers only. Command mode BD1 Manufacturer Code number...
Changing the Command Mode When you have more than one Sony Blu-ray Disc/DVD player, the supplied remote may interfere with another player. In this case, change the command mode for this player and the supplied remote to one that differs from the other player.
Settings and Adjustments Using the Settings Display Select (Setup) on the home menu when you need to change the settings of the player. THEATRE OPEN/CLOSE OPERATION CHANGE CLEAR ENTER DIGITAL ANALOG TIME REPEAT SHUFFLE ALL DISCS DISPLAY SORT GROUP SCENE SEARCH Press HOME.
You can update and improve the functions of the player. For information about update functions, refer to the following website: http://support.sony-europe.com/ Select “Network Update” using V/v, and press The player connects to the network, and the display asks for confirmation.
• The “Setup” settings remain after updating. • For information about other software update methods, refer to the following website or consult your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony Service facility: http://support.sony-europe.com/ • Do not disconnect the mains lead (AC power cord) while updating.
DVD Aspect Ratio Selects the display configuration for playback of 16:9 screen pictures on a 4:3 screen TV (available when “TV Type” is set to “4:3” and “Screen Format” is set to “Fixed Aspect Ratio”). Letter Box Displays a wide picture with black bands at the top and bottom.
• If the picture is distorted or no picture appears, wait for about 30 seconds without pressing any buttons. The display returns to the resolution setting screen. If the selected video output resolution is incorrect, no picture will appear on the screen when you press any button within that 30 seconds.
YCbCr/RGB (HDMI) Sets the colour for video signals output from the HDMI OUT jack. Select the setting that matches the connected TV type. Auto Automatically detects the connected TV type, and switches to the matching colour setting. YCbCr (4:2:2) Outputs YCbCr 4:2:2 video signals.
Audio Settings The default settings are underlined. Audio Output Priority Selects the jack type to output audio signals. 2-channel linear PCM signals are output at 48 kHz maximum from output jacks other than the priority jacks. HDMI Outputs audio signals from the HDMI OUT jack.
• Subwoofer Select this if you connect a subwoofer to output the LFE (low frequency effect) signals from the subwoofer. None Select this if you do not connect a subwoofer. • Depending on the settings of other speakers, the subwoofer may output excessive sound. •...
To adjust the speaker level Select “Speaker Settings” in “Audio Settings,” and press Select “Test Tone” using V/v, and press Select “On” using V/v, and press You will hear the test tone from each speaker in sequence. From your listening position, adjust the value of “Level”...
Audio ATT Lowers the audio output level to prevent sound distortion. Enables Audio Attenuation. Disables Audio Attenuation. “Audio ATT” does not affect the output from the HDMI OUT jack or DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL/ COAXIAL) jack. Dolby Digital Selects the audio signals output when playing Dolby Digital discs.
• “Audio DRC” is effective only when playing Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby TrueHD audio signals. • When “Dolby Digital” is set to “Dolby Digital” in the “Audio Settings” setup (page 72), “Audio DRC” has no effect on the audio output from the DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL/COAXIAL) jack.
Select the age restriction, and press The lower the value, the stricter the limitation. If you select “Select Age Restriction,” you can enter a value from “0” to “255” using B/V/v/b or the number buttons. • To cancel the Parental Control setting, select “No Restrictions.”...
• When settings exceed 50, the player automatically erases the oldest settings. • When connected to a Theatre Mode-compatible Sony TV using an HDMI cable, set the TV’s video mode to a mode other than Theatre. Normally select this. Prohibits Internet connection.
Photo Settings The default setting is underlined. Slideshow Speed Changes the slideshow speed. Fast Photos change rapidly. Normal Photos change at normal speed. Slow Photos change slowly. System Settings The default settings are underlined. Selects your language for the player on- screen displays.
Quick Start Mode Shortens the startup time when turning on the player. The default setting. When “Quick Start Mode” is set to “On,” – power consumption will be higher than when “Quick Start Mode” is set to “Off” and – the ventilation fan may turn on depending on the surrounding temperature.
System Information Displays the player’s software version information and the MAC address. Network Settings Internet Settings These items are necessary when you connect to the Internet via a network cable. Enter the respective (alphanumeric) values for your broadband router or Wireless LAN router. The items that need to be set may differ, depending on the Internet service provider or the router.
When you set the “DNS Server (Primary)”/ “DNS Server (Secondary)” addresses manually, enter the “DNS Server (Primary)” address. Otherwise, the “Internet Settings” will be set incorrectly. If your ISP has a specific proxy server setting, select “Proxy Settings” using V/v, and press The “Proxy Settings”...
Resetting You can return a specific group of player settings to their factory defaults. All the settings within the group will be reset. Select “Resetting,” and press Select “Reset to Factory Default Settings,” and press Select the settings you want to reset to default, and press The display asks for confirmation.
, Disconnect the mains lead (AC power cord) and wait for a while, then re-connect the mains lead (AC power cord). If the condition persists, contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Disc The disc does not play.
, Disc playback is limited according to user age. To change the restriction, you need the “BD Parental Control” or “DVD Parental Control” password in “BD/DVD Viewing Settings” (page 73). Keep a note of your password. The password is not reset even if you reset the player (page 80).
The HD Audio (Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, and DTS-HD Master Audio) is not output by bitstream. , Set “BD Audio Setting” to “Direct” in the “Audio Settings” setup (page 71). , Check that the connected AV amplifier (receiver) is compatible with each HD Audio format.
Bonus contents or other data that are contained in a BD-ROM cannot be played. , Try the following: Remove the disc. Turn the player off. insert the external memory (page 28). Turn the player on. EXT indicator lights up in the front panel display.
When just appears without any messages on the entire screen Depending on the situation, the remedy in “Power” of “Troubleshooting” (page 81) may solve the problem. If any problem persists, contact your nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
Playable Discs Type Disc Logo Blu-ray Disc DVD VIDEO DATA DVD DATA CD MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. JPEG format conforming to UDF (Universal Disk Format). Icon used in Characteristics this manual BD-ROMs and BD-REs/BD-Rs in BDMV and BDAV mode, and DL discs Discs such as movies that can be...
Discs that cannot be played • BDs with cartridge • DVD-RAMs • HD DVDs • DVD Audio discs • PHOTO CDs • Data part of CD-Extras • VCDs/Super VCDs • HD layer on Super Audio CDs • DualDiscs • BD-ROMs/DVD VIDEOs with a different region code (page 87).
Video Output Resolution Output resolution differs depending on the “Output Video Format” setting in the “Video Settings” setup (page 65). When “Output Video Format” is set to “HDMI” Resolution VIDEO OUT setting VIDEO/ S VIDEO jack 480i/576i 480i/576i 480p/576p 480i/576i 720p 480i/576i 1080i...
Audio Output Signals The audio output differs as follows, depending on the source, output jack, and the selected settings. Digital Jacks/ settings HDMI OUT jack Auto Disc/source LPCM 2ch LPCM 2ch LPCM 5.1ch LPCM 5.1ch LPCM 7.1ch LPCM 7.1ch LPCM Dolby Digital 5.1ch Dolby Digital...
Language Code List For details, see page 73. The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard. Number, Language Parental Control/Area Code For details, see page 73. Number, Area (Code) 2044, Argentina (ar) 2047, Australia (au) 2046, Austria (at) 2057, Belgium (be) 2070, Brazil (br) 2079, Canada (ca)
The Software contains a functionality by which it is updated automatically when the Product is connected to a server belonging to Sony or to a third party designated by Sony. When you specify your intention not to use this automatic update...
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Glossary AACS “Advanced Access Content System” is a specification for managing digital entertainment contents stored on the next generation of prerecorded and recorded optical media. The specification enables consumers to enjoy digital entertainment content, including high-definition content. BD-J application The BD-ROM format supports Java for interactive functions.
PhotoTV HD (page 50) “PhotoTV HD” allows for a highly-detailed pictures, and photo-like expression of subtle textures and colours. By connecting Sony “PhotoTV HD” compatible devices using an HDMI cable, whole new world of photos can be enjoyed in breathtaking Full HD quality.