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LG LHA825W Owner's Manual

LG LHA825W Owner's Manual

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3D Blu-ray™ /
DVD Home
Cinema System
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
LHB725W (LHB725W, S75B1-F/S, S74T1-C, S75T1-W, W4-2)
LHA825W (LHA825W, S75B1-F/S, S74T1-C, S75T1-W, W4-2)
P/NO : MFL68686358_2.0


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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL 3D Blu-ray™ / DVD Home Cinema System Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. LHB725W (LHB725W, S75B1-F/S, S74T1-C, S75T1-W, W4-2) LHA825W (LHA825W, S75B1-F/S, S74T1-C, S75T1-W, W4-2) P/NO : MFL68686358_2.0...
  • Page 2 Getting Started Safety Information CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK CAUTION: This product employs a Laser System. DO NOT OPEN To ensure proper use of this product, please read CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC this owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO reference.
  • Page 3 Getting Started Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. 1. This symbol may be Safety way to remove the battery or the combined with chemical battery from the equipment: Remove the symbols for mercury(Hg), old battery or battery pack, follow the steps cadmium(Cd) or lead(Pb) in reverse order than the assembly.
  • Page 4 AACS after LG Electronics European Shared Service Center B.V. the production of this product. European Standard Team y Furthermore, BD-ROM Mark and BD+ are...
  • Page 5 Getting Started Important Notice for TV colour system The colour system of this player differs according to currently playing discs. For example, when the player plays the disc recorded in the NTSC colour system, the image is output as an NTSC signal. Only the multi system colour TV can receive all signals output from the player.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents System Setting Initial Setup Settings – Adjust the setup settings Getting Started – [NETWORK] menu – [DISPLAY] menu Safety Information – [LANGUAGE] menu Introduction – [AUDIO] menu – Playable discs and symbols used in –...
  • Page 7 – Software update – See information about a radio station Additional Information Using the Premium – File requirement Enjoying with LG Multi-room Audio (LG – AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Music Flow) Definition) Using BLUETOOTH® wireless technology – About DLNA –...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started Introduction Playable discs and symbols used in this manual Media/Term Logo Symbol Description y Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented. y “Blu-ray 3D” discs and “Blu-ray 3D ONLY” discs. y BD-R/RE discs that are recorded in BDAV format. Blu-ray y BD-R/RE discs that contain Movie, Music or Photo files.
  • Page 9: About The "7" Symbol Display

    [Mastered] in order to make the discs compatible with the LG players when formatting rewritable discs. When setting the option to Live System, you cannot use it on LG player. (Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for windows Vista)
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Getting Started Remote Control PRESET +/-: Selects programme • • • • • • a • • • • • • of Radio. 1 (POWER): Switches the player TUNING +/-: Tunes in the desired ON or OFF. radio station. B (OPEN/CLOSE): Opens and closes the disc tray.
  • Page 11: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel a Disc Tray f Operation buttons R (OPEN/CLOSE) b Remote Sensor T (PLAY / PAUSE) c Display Window I (STOP) d Volume Control F (Function) Changes the input source or function. e USB Port 1/I (POWER) Rear Panel g h i a AC power cord...
  • Page 12: Connecting

    Connecting > Caution Positioning the system y Be careful to make sure children not to put their hands or any objects into the *speaker The following illustration shows an example of duct. positioning the system. Note that the illustrations *Speaker duct: A hole for plentiful bass in these instructions differ from the actual unit for sound on speaker cabinet (enclosure).
  • Page 13: Speaker Connection

    Connecting Speaker Connection Attaching the rear speakers to the wireless receiver Connect the rear speakers to the wireless receiver Attaching the speakers to the with the speaker cords. player Make sure the wire marked black goes in to the terminal marked “–” (minus) and the other wire 1.
  • Page 14: Wireless Speakers Connection

    Connecting Note Wireless speakers y If there is a strong electromagnetic wave connection product nearby, interference may occur. Put the unit (wireless receiver and main unit) away from there. y It takes a few seconds (and may take longer) Setting up the wireless for the main unit and the wireless receiver receiver for the first time to communicate with each other.
  • Page 15: Connecting To Your Tv

    Connecting Connecting to your TV Additional information for HDMI y When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect device make sure of the following: it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and Speed HDMI™...
  • Page 16: What Is Simplink

    [Settings] menu. Some functions of this unit are controlled by the 1. Press HOME ( ). TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection. 2. Use A/D to select the [Settings] and press ENTER (b).
  • Page 17: Antenna Connection

    Connecting Note Antenna connection y If your TV does not accept the resolution you have set on the player, you can set Connect the supplied antenna for listening to the resolution to 576p as follows: radio. 1. Press B to open the disc tray. 2.
  • Page 18: Connections With External Device

    Connecting Connections with OPTICAL IN connection external device You can enjoy the sound from your component with a digital optical connection through the speakers of this system. Connect the optical output jack of your component AUX Connection into the OPTICAL IN jack on the unit. And then select the [OPTICAL] option by pressing FUNCTION.
  • Page 19: Hdmi In 1/2 Connection

    Connecting HDMI IN 1/2 connection You can enjoy the pictures and sound from your component through this connection. Connect the HDMI OUT jack of your component into the HDMI IN 1 or 2 jack on this unit. And then select the [HDMI IN 1/2] option by pressing FUNCTION.
  • Page 20: Connecting To Your Home Network

    Connecting Connecting to your Broadband Home Network service This player can be connected to a local area network (LAN) via the LAN port on the rear panel or the internal wireless module. Router By connecting the unit to a broadband home network, you have access to services such as software updates, BD-Live interactivity and online content services.
  • Page 21: Wired Network Setup

    Connecting Wired network setup Advanced Setting If you want to set the network settings manually, If there is a DHCP server on the local area network use W/S to select [Advanced Setting] on the (LAN) via wired connection, this player will [Network Setting] menu and press ENTER (b).
  • Page 22: Wireless Network Connection

    Connecting Wireless network connection Preparation Another connection option is to use an Access Point Before setting the wireless network, you need or a wireless router. The network configuration and connection method may vary depending on the - connect the broadband internet to the equipment in use and the network environment.
  • Page 23 Connecting Advanced Setting If you want to set the network settings manually, use W/S to select [Advanced Setting] on the [Network Setting] menu and press ENTER (b). 1. Use W/S to select [Wireless] and press ENTER (b). Note y WEP security mode generally have 4 keys available on an access point setting.
  • Page 24 Connecting Notes on network connection y A DSL modem is required to use DSL service and a cable modem is required to use cable modem y Many network connection problems during service. Depending on the access method of and set up can often be fixed by re-setting the subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not router or modem.
  • Page 25: System Setting

    System Setting Initial Setup 5. Use W/S/A/D to select the IP mode between [Dynamic] and [Static]. Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP When you turn on the unit for the first time, the address automatically. initial setup wizard appears on the screen. Set the display language and network settings on the initial setup wizard.
  • Page 26: Settings

    12. Displays the guide to enjoy online contents 4. Use W/S to select a second setup option, and using LG AV Remote. Press ENTER (b). press ENTER (b) to move to the third level. 5. Use W/S to select a desired setting, and press...
  • Page 27: [Network] Menu

    System Setting [NETWORK] menu Smart Service Setting The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the [Country Setting] software update, BD-Live and online content Select your area for displaying proper online services. content service. Connection Setting [Initialize] If your home network environment is ready to Depending on the region, [Initialize] function connect the player, the player needs to be set the may not be available.
  • Page 28: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] menu Resolution Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. TV Aspect Ratio Refer to page 16 for details about the resolution setting. Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV type. [Auto] [4:3 Letter Box] If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to TVs providing display information (EDID), Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 29: [Language] Menu

    System Setting HDMI Color Setting [LANGUAGE] menu Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. Display Menu For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your display device. Select a language for the [Settings] menu and on- screen display.
  • Page 30: [Audio] Menu

    System Setting [AUDIO] menu DRC (Dynamic Range Control) This function allows you to listen to a movie at a Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set lower volume without losing clarity of sound. the player’s Audio options according to the type of audio system you use.
  • Page 31 System Setting Speaker Setup HD AV Sync To obtain the best possible sound, use the speaker Sometimes Digital TV encounters a delay between setup display to specify the volume of the speakers picture and sound. If this happens you can you have connected and their distance from your compensate by setting a delay on the sound so listening position.
  • Page 32: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting [LOCK] menu DVD Rating Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their The [LOCK] settings affect only Blu-ray Disc and content. (Not all discs are rated.) DVD playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you [Rating 1-8] must enter the 4-digit security code you have Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and created.
  • Page 33: [Others] Menu

    System Setting [OTHERS] menu TV Sound Connecting You can listen to TV sound through this unit’s Quick Start speaker automatically when TV is turned on. This player can stay in standby mode with low power consumption, so that the player can instantly boot without delay when you turn on this unit.
  • Page 34 (page 63). SIMPLINK / ARC - The SIMPLINK function allows you to control this unit with LG TV’s remote control. - The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of this player.
  • Page 35: Operating

    Operating Sound Effect Setting the [User EQ] You can adjust the sound by raising or lowering the level of specific frequency. Press USER EQ. You can select a suitable sound mode. Press SOUND EFFECT repeatedly until the desired mode appears on the front panel display or the TV screen.
  • Page 36: Home Menu Display

    Operating Home Menu Display Playing the Linked Devices Using [HOME] menu The home menu appears when you press HOME Playing a disc ( ). Use W/S/A/D to select a category and erot press ENTER (b). 1. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE), and place a disc on the disc tray.
  • Page 37: Playing Blu-Ray 3D Disc

    Operating Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Playing a file on disc/USB device This player can play the Blu-ray 3D disc which contains separate views for the left and right eyes. This player can play video, audio and photo files contained in the disc or USB device. Preparation 1.
  • Page 38 Operating Notes on USB device y This player supports USB flash drive/external HDD formatted in FAT32 and NTFS when accessing files (music, photo, movie). However, for BD-Live, use the USB flash drive / external HDD formatted in FAT32. y This unit can support up to 4 partitions of the USB device.
  • Page 39: Playing A File On Android Device

    Operating Playing a file on Android Notes on Connecting Android device device y This unit can support only MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) Android (4.0 or later is recommended) devices. y Do not extract the Android device during This player can play video, audio and photo files operation (play, etc.).
  • Page 40: Playing A File On A Network Server

    Operating Note Playing a file on a network y The file requirements are described on page server y The thumbnail of the unplayable files can be displayed, but those cannot be played This player can play video, audio and photo files on this player.
  • Page 41: Using Home Network Server For Pc

    2. Click [Movie], [Photo] or [Music] icon on the center, and then click [Settings] on the top right corner of the SmartShare PC software. The 1. Start up your computer, visit [Settings] menu appears on the screen. If necessary, select your region.
  • Page 42: System Requirements

    Operating System requirements Minimum System y CPU : Intel® 2.0 GHz or AMD Sempron™ 2000+ processors y Memory : 1 GB of free RAM y Graphics card : 64 MB video memory, minimum resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, and 16 bit color settings y Free Disk Space : 200 MB y Windows®...
  • Page 43: General Playback

    Operating General Playback Basic operations for photo content To play a slide show Basic operations for video and audio content Press d (PLAY) to start slide show. To stop a slide show To stop playback Press Z (STOP) while slide show. Press Z (STOP) during playback.
  • Page 44: Resume Playback

    Operating Resume playback Last scene memory eroyt This unit memorizes the last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory The unit records the point where you pressed the even if you remove the disc from the unit or switch Z (STOP) depending on the disc.
  • Page 45: On-Screen Display

    Operating On-Screen Display Displaying content information on- screen eroy You can display and adjust various information and settings about the content. 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press To control video playback ENTER (b). eroy You can control playback and set options while watching videos.
  • Page 46: To Control Photo View

    Operating Note Setting the slide show option y If no button is pressed for a few seconds, You can use various options during viewing a the on-screen display disappears. photo in full screen. y A title number cannot be selected on some 1.
  • Page 47: Advanced Playback

    Operating Advanced Playback Repeating a specific portion eroy This player can repeat a portion you have selected. Repeat playback 1. During playback, press REPEAT (h). erotu 2. Select [A-B] and press ENTER (b). 3. Press ENTER (b) at the beginning of the portion you wish to repeat.
  • Page 48: Selecting A Subtitle Language

    Operating Note Selecting a subtitle language y Some discs allow you to change audio eroy selections only via the disc menu. In this case, press TITLE/POPUP or DISC MENU 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). button and choose the appropriate audio 2.
  • Page 49: Changing Subtitle Code Page

    Operating Note Changing the Picture Mode Even if you change the value of the [TV Aspect eroy Ratio] option in On-Screen display, the [TV Aspect Ratio] option in the [Settings] menu is You can change the [Picture mode] option during not changed.
  • Page 50: Viewing Content Information

    Operating Viewing content information Selecting a subtitle file The player can display the content information. If the subtitle file name is different from the video file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the 1. Select a file using W/S/A/D. [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
  • Page 51: Listening To Music During Slide Show

    Operating Listening to music during slide Playing file encoded in 3D show This function allows you to play 3D content in case of file encoded in 3D. You can display photo files while listening to audio 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). files.
  • Page 52: Advanced Features

    Enjoying BD-Live™ wireless network device such as access point. Visit “Apple iTunes” or “Google Android Market (Google Play Store)” for detailed information of “LG AV BD-ROM supporting BD-Live that has a network Remote”. extension function allows you to enjoy more...
  • Page 53: Radio Operations

    Operating Radio Operations Deleting a saved station 1. Press PRESET (- / +) to select a preset number you want to delete. Be sure that the antenna is connected. (Refer to the page 17) 2. Press CLEAR, the preset number will blink in the display window.
  • Page 54: Using The Premium

    Operating Using the Premium You can use various content services via Internet with the Premium feature. 1. Check the network connection and settings (page 20). 2. Press HOME ( ). 3. Select the [Premium] using A/D, and press ENTER (b). 4.
  • Page 55: Enjoying With Lg Multi-Room Audio (Lg Music Flow)

    MUSIC flow’s user manual. y It is recommended to connect up to 4 speakers for smooth playback. LG smart Hi-Fi audio system MUSIC flow allows you y Signal interference may cause the playback to enjoy music with several speakers wirelessly.
  • Page 56: Using Bluetooth® Wireless Technology

    Bluetooth device display depending on the type of Bluetooth BLUETOOTH Profiles device. Your unit appears as “LG HTS(XX:XX)”. 3. When this unit is successfully paired with your In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, Bluetooth device, Bluetooth LED of this unit devices must be able to interpret certain profiles.
  • Page 57 Operating Note y The sound may be interrupted when the connection interfered by the other electronic wave. y You cannot control the Bluetooth device with this unit. y Pairing is limited to one Bluetooth device per unit and multi-pairing is not supported. y If there are obstacles between your Bluetooth device and the set, your Bluetooth device cannot be connected.
  • Page 58: Lg Sound Sync

    You can control some functions of this unit by sound through this unit : your TV’s remote control with LG Sound Sync. It is TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound compatible with the LG TV that is supported LG output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Wireless)] Sound Sync.
  • Page 59: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Symptom Cause & Solution The unit does not work y Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device properly. (TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn it on again. y Disconnect the power cord of this unit and the connected external device (TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and then try connecting again.
  • Page 60: Network

    Troubleshooting Network Symptom Cause & Solution BD-Live feature does not work. y The connected USB storage may not have enough space. Connect the USB storage with at least 1GB free space. y Ensure that the unit is correctly connected to the local area network and can access the internet (page 20).
  • Page 61: Picture

    In addition to the source code, all referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available for download. LG Electronics will also provide open source code to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost of performing such distribution (such as the cost of media, shipping and handling) upon email request to
  • Page 62: Appendix

    Appendix Controlling a TV with Setting up the remote to control your TV the Supplied Remote You can operate your TV with the supplied remote Control control. If your TV is listed in the table below, set the appropriate manufacturer code. You can control your TV using the buttons below.
  • Page 63: Network Software Update

    Appendix Network Software Software update Update You can update the player using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new features. You can update the software by connecting the unit directly to the software update Network update notification server.
  • Page 64 Note The Software Update function may not work properly depending on your internet environment. In this case, you can obtain the latest software from the authorized LG Electronics Service Center then update your player. Refer to “Customer Support” on page...
  • Page 65: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information File requirement Video files File File Audio Codec Format Subtitle Location Extension Format “.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, XVID, MPEG1 SS, H.264/ Dolby SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI “.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.asf”, (.smi), SubStation Alpha MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG2 Digital, “.wmv”, “.m4v” (DRM (.ssa/.txt), MicroDVD PS, MPEG2 TS, VC-1 SM DTS, MP3,...
  • Page 66: Avchd (Advanced Video Codec High Definition)

    Appendix Note Note y The file name is limited to 180 characters. y A “avi” file which is encoded “WMV 9 codec” is not supported. y Maximum files/Folder: Less than 2000 (total number of files and folders) y This player supports UTF-8 files even it contains Unicode subtitle content.
  • Page 67: About Dlna

    Appendix About DLNA Compatibility notes This Player is a DLNA Certified digital media player y Because BD-ROM is a new format, certain disc, that can display and play video, photo and audio digital connection and other compatibility issues content from your DLNA-compatible digital media are possible.
  • Page 68: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting HDMI OUT Source Auto DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Plus Dolby TrueHD PCM 5.1ch Dolby TrueHD PCM 5.1ch DTS-HD PCM 5.1ch DTS-HD Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Linear PCM 2ch Linear PCM 5.1ch...
  • Page 69: Area Code List

    Appendix Area Code List Choose an area code from this list. Area Code Area Code Area Code Area Code Afghanistan Fiji Monaco Singapore Argentina Finland Mongolia Slovak Republic Australia France Morocco Slovenia Austria Germany Nepal South Africa Belgium Great Britain Netherlands South Korea Bhutan...
  • Page 70: Language Code List

    Appendix Language Code List Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: [Disc Audio], [Disc Subtitle] and [Disc Menu]. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Afar 6565 French 7082 Lithuanian 7684 Sindhi 8368 Afrikaans 6570 Frisian...
  • Page 71: Trademarks And Licenses

    Dolby Laboratories. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by LG Electronics is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  • Page 72 Appendix Cinavia Notice This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the use of unauthorized copies of some commercially- produced film and videos and their soundtracks. When a prohibited use of an unauthorized copy is detected, a message will be displayed and playback or copying will be interrupted.
  • Page 73: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label on the bottom panel. Refer to main label on the bottom panel. Power consumption Networked standby : 0.5 W (If all network ports are activated.) Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx.
  • Page 74 Appendix Speakers Front speaker (Left/ Right) (S75B1-F) Type 2 Way 2 speaker Max. Input power 388 W Net Dimensions 100.5 mm X 203 mm X 97.5 mm Impedance 4 Ω (W x H x D) Rated Input Power 194 W Net Weight 0.7 kg Rear speaker (Left/ Right) (S75B1-S)
  • Page 75: Maintenance

    Appendix Maintenance Notes on discs Handling discs Handling the unit Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the disc by the edges so that fingerprints do not get on the surface. Never stick paper or tape on the When shipping the unit disc.
  • Page 76: Important Information Relating To Network Services

    Appendix Important Information relating to Network Services All information, data, documents, communications, downloads, files, text, images, photographs, graphics, videos, webcasts, publications, tools, resources, software, code, programs, applets, widgets, applications, products and other content (“Content”) and all services and offerings (“Services”) provided or made available by or through any third party (each a “Service Provider”) is the sole responsibility of the Service Provider from whom it...

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