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    BD-HDD Combo user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at BD-E8300M BD-E8500M BD-E8900M...

  • Page 2: Warning

    Safety Information Safety Information Warning TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS ARE INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This symbol indicates "dangerous voltage" inside the product that presents a risk of electric shock or personal injury.

  • Page 3: Precautions


  • Page 4: Handling Cautions

    Safety Information • Cleaning Discs - If you get fingerprints or dirt on the disc, clean it with a mild detergent diluted in water and wipe with a soft cloth. - When cleaning, wipe gently from the inside to the outside of the disc. • Disc Storage ` Do not keep in direct sunlight.

  • Page 5: Copyright

    • "Blu-ray 3D" and "Blu-ray 3D" logo are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Association. Copyright © 2012 Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd. All rights reserved; No part or whole of this user’s manual may be reproduced or copied without the prior written permission of Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd. English...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents SAfETy INfORMATION Warning Precautions Important Safety Instructions Disc Storage & Management Handling Cautions Using the 3D function Copyright GETTING STARTED Disc and Format Compatibility Disc types and contents your product can play Disc types your product cannot play Available Recording Time for internal HDD Region Code Logos of Discs the product can play Supported Formats...

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    Adjusting the 3D Depth Viewing DTV with the 3D effect NETWORK SERVICES Using Smart Hub Smart Hub at a Glance Using the Web Browser BD-LIVE™ Samsung Smart View Dual View APPENDIx Compliance and Compatibility Notice Copy Protection Network Service Disclaimer Licence...

  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started Getting Started Disc and format Compatibility Disc types and contents your product can play Contents Media Blu-ray Disc BD-ROM or BD-RE/R disc recorded in the BD-RE format. 3D Blu-ray Disc VIDEO DVD-VIDEO DVD-VIDEO, DVD±RW/±R discs that have been recorded and finalized. DVD±RW/±R Media containing DivX, MKV or MP4 contents.

  • Page 9: Region Code

    Recording Time Broadcast Estimated Type Bitrate BD-E8900M BD-E8500M BD-E8300M 8Mbps 257 Hours 124 Hours 77 Hours (Normal) 20Mbps 102 Hours 49 Hours 30 Hours (High) 5Mbps 411 Hours 199 (Normal) 10Mbps 205 Hours 99 Hours 61 Hours (High) | NOTE |...

  • Page 10: Supported Formats

    Getting Started Supported Formats Video File Support File Extension Container Video Codec *.avi Divx 3.11/4.x/ *.mkv MPEG4 SP/ *.asf *.wmv H.264 BP/ *.mp4 *.3gp Motion JPEG *.vro *.mpg Media Video v9 *.mpeg *.ts *.tp *.trp *.mov *.flv WebM *.vob *.svi *.m2ts *.mts *.divx...

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    - CODECs except for MVC, VP8, VP6 1) Below 1280 x 720 : 60 frames max. 2) Above 1280 x 720 : 30 frames max. 3) Does not support GMC 2 or higher. - Supports SVAF Top/Bottom, Side by Side. - Supports BD MVC Spec.

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    (by performing the "Safely Remove USB" function to prevent possible damage to the USB memory). • SAMSUNG is not responsible for any data file damage or data loss. • Your product does not support compression file, sparse file and encrption file of NTFS.

  • Page 13: Accessories

    AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) • This product can play back AVCHD format discs. These discs are normally recorded and used in camcorders. • The AVCHD format is a high definition digital video camera format. • The MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format compresses images with greater efficiency than the conventional image compressing format.

  • Page 14: Front Panel

    Getting Started front Panel POWER BUTTON REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR | NOTE | \ To upgrade the product's software through the USB Host jack, you must use a USB memory stick. \ When the product displays the Blu-ray Disc menu, you cannot start the movie by pressing the Play button on the product or the remote.

  • Page 15: Remote Control

    Remote Control Tour of the Remote Control Turn the product on and off. Press this to operate a TV. Press this to operate BD-HDD Combo. Press numeric buttons to operate options or to access channels directly. Use to enter the disc menu. Press to skip backwards or forwards.

  • Page 16: Setting The Remote Control To Operate

    \ The functions listed above will not necessarily work on all televisions. If you encounter problems, use the TV remote control. English TV Control Codes Brand Code Brand NOBLEX TV POWER+01, +02, SAMSUNG +03, +04, +05, +06, NOKIA +07, +08, +09 NORDMENDE AIWA TV POWER+82 PANASONIC TV POWER+10, +11, ANAM...

  • Page 17: Connections

    Connections Connecting to a TV with an Audio/Video cables and Rf cable Connect the RF cable as shown. Using video/audio cables, connect the VIDEO OUT (yellow) / AUDIO OUT (white and red) terminals on the rear of the product to the VIDEO IN (yellow) / AUDIO IN (white and red) terminals of your TV.

  • Page 18: Connecting To A Tv

    Connections Connecting to a TV Connect the product to your TV using one of the methods illustrated below. Turn on the product and TV. - Do not connect the power cord until you have made all the other connections. - When you change the connections, turn off all devices before you start. Press the input selector on your TV remote control until the signal from the product appears on the TV screen.

  • Page 19: Connecting To An Audio System

    Connecting to an Audio System You can connect the product to an audio system using one of the three methods illustrated below. Turn on the product, audio system and TV. - Do not connect the power cord until you have made all the other connections. - When you change the connections, turn off all devices before you start.

  • Page 20: Connecting To A Network Router

    Router Broadband modem | NOTE | \ Internet access to Samsung’s software update server may not be allowed, depending on the router you use or your ISP’s policy. For more information, contact your ISP (Internet Service Provider). \ DSL users, please use a router to make a network connection.

  • Page 21: Settings

    Settings The Setup Procedure • The Home screen will not appear if you do not configure the initial settings. • The OSD (On Screen Display) of this product may change after you upgrade the software version. • The access steps may differ depending on the menu you selected.

  • Page 22: Buttons On The Remote Control Used For The Settings Menu

    DISC MENU TITLE MENU Settings POPUP Buttons on the Remote Control used TV MUTE for the Settings menu TV SOURCE CH LIST HOME GUIDE HOME Button : Press to move to the Home screen. SMART HUB SEARCH 2D 3D DIGITAL SUBTITLE INPUT RETURN Button : Return to the previous menu.

  • Page 23: Settings Menu Functions

    Screen. BD Wise is Samsung’s latest inter-connectivity feature. When you connect a Samsung product and a Samsung TV with BD Wise to each other via HDMI, and BD Wise is on in both the product and TV, the product outputs video at the video resolution and frame rate of the Blu- ray/DVD.

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    Settings Display HDMI Colour Format HDMI Deep Colour Progressive Mode Audio Digital Output PCM Downsampling Dynamic Range Control Downmixing Mode DTS Neo:6 Mode Audio Sync English Lets you set the colour space format for HDMI output to match the capabilities of the connected device (TV, monitor, etc).

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    Audio Connected Device Choose an equipment that you have connected to this product to hear the sound in addition to your TV. Loudness of DTV Program will be adjusted according to your equipment.  AV Receiver : Select this If you use a general AV Receiver / Home Theatre Equipment or a Television to hear sound.

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    Settings Channel Country Auto Tuning Manual Tuning Cable Search Option Transfer Channel List Edit Channel Number English Selects an appropriate type of antenna for digital broadcasts. Aerial Before your product can begin memorizing the available channels, you must specify the type of signal source that is connected to the this product.

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    Network Network Settings Network Status Wi-Fi Direct Soft AP AllShare Settings Device Name BD-Live Settings System Setup Clock Configure the network connection so you can enjoy various features such as Internet services or AllShare Wi-Fi functionality, and perform Software Updates. Lets you check the current network and Internet status.

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    Samsung products that have the Anynet+ feature. To operate this function, connect this product to an Anynet+ Samsung TV using an HDMI cable. Manage storage devices such as internal HDD or an external HDD connected via USB port for recording.

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    System Device Manager Language Digital Text Security ` To use a mouse with the product's menu: Connect the USB mouse to the product. Click the primary button you selected in Mouse Settings. The Simple Menu appears. Click the menu options you want. | NOTE | \ Depending on the model of the USB HID keyboard and mouse may not be compatible with your product.

  • Page 30

    Settings System Security General DivX Video On Demand ® Common Interface English ` If you forgot your password Press the HOME Button to move to the Home screen. Remove any disc or USB storage device. Press and hold the @ button on the front panel for 5 seconds or more.

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    Provides contact information for assistance with your product. Remote management lets our Call Centre access your samsung product remotely to troubleshoot a problem. To use this program, please accept the Terms of Service Agreement. | NOTE | \ To connect to remote management, please contact our call centre first.

  • Page 32: Networks And The Internet

    Settings Networks and the Internet When you connect this product to a network, you can use network based applications and functions such as Smart Hub and BD-LIVE, and upgrade the product's software through the network connection. For more information about accessing and using Internet services, see the Network Services chapter of this manual on pages 61~63.

  • Page 33

    < Getting the Network Settings Values > You can view your Network Settings values on most Windows computers. To view the Network Settings values, follow these steps: • Windows XP Right click the Network icon on the bottom right of the Windows desktop. In the pop-up menu, click Status.

  • Page 34: Wi-fi Direct

    Settings Wireless (General) - Manual Ğ If you have a static IP address or the Automatic procedure does not work, you'll need to set the Network Settings values manually. After following Steps 1 to 3 in "Configuring Your Network Connection" on page 32. Select Start in the Network Settings screen, and then press the v button.

  • Page 35: Soft Ap

    You have three ways to complete the Wi-Fi connection: • Through the Wi-Fi device. • Through the product using PBC. • Through the product using a PIN. Each is covered below. Through the Wi-Fi Device On the Wi-Fi device, follow the procedure on the device for connecting to another Wi-Fi Direct device.

  • Page 36: Allshare Settings

    \ The upgrade is complete when the product turns off, and then turns on again by itself. \ Samsung Electronics shall takes no legal responsibility for product malfunction caused by an unstable Internet connection or consumer negligence during a Software update.

  • Page 37: By Channel

    By Channel Upgrade software using the broadcasting signal. By USB Visit Click SUPPORT on the top right of the page. Enter the product's model number into the search field, and then click Find Product. Click Get downloads in the centre of the page below the Downloads header.

  • Page 38: By Downloaded

    Settings By Downloaded The By Downloaded option lets you upgrade using a file the product downloaded earlier but you decided not to install immediately or a file downloaded by the product in Standby Mode. If upgrade software has been downloaded, you will see the software version number to the right of By Downloaded.

  • Page 39: Media Play

    Media Play Insert a Disc to the Disc tray Place a disc gently into the disc slot with the disc’s label facing up. Playback starts automatically. If playback does not start automatically, please refer to "Accessing the AllShare Play Screen" on pages 39~40. | NOTE | \ In TV view mode, the 6 button will function as Timeshift rather than its original function, playback even if there is...

  • Page 40: Using The Allshare Play Function

    Media Play My List : Lets you check a recently played or updated files. • Recently Played Shows the list of contents viewed recently. - If selected file is deleted or the storage device containing selected file was removed, a message of the selected file is unavailable will appear.

  • Page 41: To Download The Allshare Software

    Once you have logged in to Smart Hub with a registered Samsung account, you can add an account with that particular service by selecting Account Manager. \ Application may require to be installed through Samsung Apps for services not appearing on the factory default.

  • Page 42: Playing Content Located In Your Pc On The Bd-hdd Combo

    Controlling with your mobile device Use your mobile device to view files stored in your computer, played by BD-HDD Combo. (Only available with Samsung mobile devices supporting AllShare functionality.) You can get detailed instructions for using AllShare from the website.

  • Page 43: Controlling Video Playback

    Controlling Video Playback FUNCTION POWER TV SOURCE RECEIVER TTX/MIX You can control the playback of video content located on a Disc, USB, mobile device or PC. Depending SUBTITLE INPUT on the disc or contents, some of the functions described in this manual may not be available. Buttons on the Remote Control used for Video Playback DISC MENU TITLE MENU...

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    Media Play Select to play the movie from a selected time point. 1. Select Time Search, and then press the v button. 2. Using the number buttons, enter the time point you want to go to, Time Search and then press the v button. | NOTE | \ You can also use the ◄►...

  • Page 45: Controlling Music Playback

    FUNCTION POWER TV SOURCE RECEIVER TTX/MIX SUBTITLE INPUT Controlling Music Playback You can control the playback of music content located on a Disc, USB, mobile device or PC. DISC MENU TITLE MENU POPUP Buttons on the Remote Control used FUNCTION POWER TV SOURCE for Music Playback...

  • Page 46: Creating A Playlist From A Cd

    Media Play Creating a Playlist from a CD With the Playback screen displayed, press the TOOLS button. The Tools menu appears. Use the ▲▼ buttons to select Play selection, and then press the v button. The Play selection screen appears. Use the ▲▼...

  • Page 47: Playing Photo Contents

    Playing Photo Contents You can play photo contents located on a Disc, USB, mobile device or PC. Using the Tools Menu During playback, press the TOOLS button. Go to Photos Select to go to the list of photos on the List current media.

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    The Log In/Out function lets you log in Login / Out to your online Samsung account. Select to create a playlist or add files or tracks to a playlist. 1. Use the ▲▼◄► buttons to highlight a track or file, and then press the v button.

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    • Select the Playlist to which you want to add the tracks or files and then press v button. • Select Create New, and then press the v button. On the keyboard pop-up that appears, create a name Add to Playlist for the new playlist.

  • Page 50: Dtv Functions


  • Page 51: Using The Pip (picture-in-picture) Function

    Using the PIP (Picture-In-Picture) function You can see another TV channel together with the TV Channel you were already watching. While you are watching a TV channel, press the PIP button on the remote control. The PIP screen will be displayed. If you do not want to use PIP, press the PIP button again while PIP is enabled.

  • Page 52: Channel Screen

    DTV Functions Channel Screen You can manage the stored channels. In the Home screen, select Channel, and then press the v button. Channel TF1 HD France 2 HD   M6HD   NOVA   TV 6.10B Bad Rec... ...

  • Page 53: Schedule Manager

    Press the GUIDE button. The guide screen will be displayed. • Guide Screen Guide Des jours et des vies No Information 9:05 - 9:35 No Information 52 France 2 HD Channel View - All Today 1:00 – 2:00 1:00 – 2:00 1:00 –...

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    DTV Functions 8 : Stores the Teletext pages. 4 : Displays the teletext on the upper half of the screen in double-size. To move the text to the lower half of the screen, press it again. For normal display, press it once again. 9 : Holds the display at the current page, in the case that there are several secondary pages that follow automaticially.

  • Page 55: Advanced Function

    HDD Vendor Model Name Specification BD-E8900M BD-E8500M 500GB BD-E8300M 320GB \ Display of HDD Capacity - The Capacity of the HDD manufacturer is calculated assuming that 1KB = 1,000 Bytes. However, the operating system of the product calculates the capacity...

  • Page 56: Simultaneous Recording

    Advanced Function 34 buttons : Search the desired scene. Each time this button is pressed, playback speed will change. ) 1  ) 2  ) 3  ) 4  ) 5  ) 6  ) 7 ( 1  ( 2  ( 3  ( 4 ...

  • Page 57: Timeshift Function

    Timeshift function You can pause a live TV or start watching the TV programme from the beginning point you started Timeshift function. Start Timeshift with PLAY button When you are watching a TV channel, press the 6 button. The Timeshift function starts and the Timeshift bar will appear.

  • Page 58: Playing The Recorded Title

    Advanced Function ◄ button : Jump to - 10 sec from current position. ► button : Jump to + 10 sec from current position. 7 button : Pause the scene while keeping Timeshift operation. 5 button : If you are watching the past scene, playback point will jump to the same scene with Live TV.

  • Page 59: Copy

    Splitting a Section of a Title (Partial Delete) Follow Steps 1 through 3 in the ‘Edit the Recorded Title’. Select the Partial Delete, then press the v button. AllShare Play Recorded TV Partial Delete Part 1 00:00:00 Part 2 00:00:00 00:00:33 / 00:08:21 Playback Controls Scene Search <...

  • Page 60: Adjusting The 3d Depth

    Advanced Function | NOTE | \ You can’t convert 2D contents into 3D or use the 2D3D button In the following cases: - When the product is not connected with an HDMI cable - When the connected TV does not support 3D - When you are playing 3D contents (disc, file).

  • Page 61: Network Services

    If the home page is updated or revised, the content mentioned in the user manual may differ from the actual menus. Go to Click Support at the top of the page. On the Support page, enter the model number of your product into the Model Number field, and then press Enter button.

  • Page 62: Using The Web Browser

    Network Services My Applications : Displays your personal gallery of applications which you can add to, modify, and delete. Samsung Apps : Open Samsung Apps to download various for pay or free-of-charge application services. Using the Web Browser You can access the internet using the Web Browser application which is installed in the Smart Hub screen by default.

  • Page 63: Bd-live

    Samsung smart phone/tablet. If you have a Samsung smart phone/tablet supporting this feature (Smart View), you can download Smart View from Android Market or Samsung Apps and install it on your device. (The compatibility of mobile devices or mobile platform is subject to change in the future.) \ Viewing two different channels on BD-HDD Combo and mobile device is not available if those are paid channels.

  • Page 64: Appendix

    • Samsung cannot assure that this product will play every disc bearing the BD-ROM, BD-RE/R, DVD- VIDEO, DVD-RW/-R, DVD+RW/+R and CD-RW/R logos, and this product may not respond to all operating commands or operate all features of every disc.

  • Page 65: Copy Protection

    Blu-ray Disc format, which imposes certain restrictions including playback restrictions for BD-ROM Mark and/or BD+ protected contents. To obtain additional information on AACS, BD-ROM Mark, BD+, or this product, please contact SAMSUNG customer care centre. • Many Blu-ray Disc/DVDs are encoded with copy protection. Because of this, you should only connect your Product directly to your TV, not to a VCR.

  • Page 66: Licence

    CONTENT OR SERVICE BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time, and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any content or service will remain available for any period of time. Content and services are transmitted by third parties by means of networks and transmission facilities over which Samsung has no control.

  • Page 67

    - DivX Certified to play DivX video up to HD 1080p, including premium content. ® ® DivX , DivX Certified and associated logos are trademarks of Rovi Corporation or its subsidiaries ® ® and are used under license. Covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents : 7,295,673; 7,460,668; 7,515,710; 7,519,274 • The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.

  • Page 68: Recommendation - Eu Only

    • Hereby, Samsung Electronics, declares that this BD-HDD Combo is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/ The official Declaration of Conformity may be found at, go to Support > Search Product Support and enter the model name.

  • Page 69: Additional Information

    • If you select the 16:9 Original, your TV may display 4:3 Pillarbox (black bars on sides of picture). BD Wise (Samsung Products only) • When BD Wise is on, the Resolution setting automatically defaults to BD Wise and BD Wise appears in the Resolution menu.

  • Page 70

    TV. • This function is not available if the HDMI cable does not support CEC. • If your Samsung TV has an Anynet+ logo, then it supports the Anynet+ function. Selecting the Audio Language • The ◄► indicator will not appear on the screen if the BONUSVIEW section does not contain any BONUSVIEW audio settings.

  • Page 71: Resolution According To The Output Mode

    Resolution according to the output mode Blu-ray Disc/E-contents/Digital Contents playback „ Contents Type Setup Blu-ray Disc Resolution of Blu-ray BD Wise Disc Max. Resolution of TV Auto input 1080p 1080p Movie Frame : Auto (24Fs) 1080@24F 1080i 1080i 720p 720p 576p/480p 576p/480p 576i/480i...

  • Page 72

    Appendix DTV View „ Output Resolution BD Wise DTV Smart Resolution "Auto" Auto DTV Smart Resolution "Off" 1080p 1080i 720p 576p/480p 576i/480i | NOTE | \ DTV smart resolution is activated only when resolution option is set to Auto. \ If the TV you connected to the product does not support Movie Frame or the resolution you selected, the message "If no pictures are shown after selecting Yes, please wait for 15 seconds before returning to the previous resolution.

  • Page 73: Digital Output Selection

    Digital Output Selection Setup HDMI supported Connection receiver Up to PCM 7.1ch Up to PCM Dolby Digital 7.1ch Dolby Digital Up to PCM Plus 7.1ch Audio Stream Up to PCM Dolby TrueHD on Blu-ray 7.1ch Disc Up to PCM 6.1ch DTS-HD High Up to PCM Resolution...

  • Page 74

    Appendix Setup HDMI supported Connection receiver Decodes the main feature audio and BONUSVIEW Definition for audio stream together Blu-ray Disc into PCM audio and adds Navigation Sound Effects. * If the Source Stream is 2ch or mono, "Re-encoded Dolby D" setting is not applied. Output will be PCM 2ch.

  • Page 75: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before requesting service, please try the following solutions. PROBLEM No operation can be performed with the remote control. Disc does not play. Disc Menu does not appear. The prohibition message appears on the screen. Play mode differs from the Setup Menu selection.

  • Page 76

    • Go to the contents and find the section of the user manual that contains the explanations regarding the current problem, and follow the procedure once again. • If the problem still cannot be solved, please contact your nearest Samsung authorized service centre. • Make sure that the disc is not dirty or scratched.

  • Page 77: Repairs

    We will provide you with the amount of the administration fee before we make a home visit or begin any work on your product. We recommend you read this manually thoroughly, search for a solution on line at, or contact Samsung Customer Care before seeking to repair your product.

  • Page 78: Specifications

    Digital Ethernet Wireless LAN Network Security WPS(PBC) BD-E8300M HDD Capacity BD-E8500M BD-E8900M - Network speeds equal to or below 10Mbps are not supported. - Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. - For the power supply and power consumption, refer to the label attached to the product.

  • Page 79

    This Samsung product is warranted for the period of twelve (12) months from the original date of purchase, against defective materials and workmanship. In the event that warranty service is required, you should return the product to the retailer from whom it was purchased.

  • Page 80

    Contact SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care centre. Area Contact Centre  ALBANIA 42 27 5755 0810 - SAMSUNG (7267864, AUSTRIA € 0.07/min) BELGIUM 02-201-24-18 BOSNIA...

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