LG HX906TXW Owner's Manual

LG HX906TXW Owner's Manual

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OWNER'S MANUAL
3D Sound Blu-ray™
Home Theater
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
HX906TXW (HX906TXW, SH96TX-S/C/W, W96)
P/NO : SAC35373504

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL 3D Sound Blu-ray™ Home Theater Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. HX906TXW (HX906TXW, SH96TX-S/C/W, W96) P/NO : SAC35373504...
  • Page 3 Getting Started Safety Information CAUTION CAUTION: This product employs a Laser System. RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK To ensure proper use of this product, please read DO NOT OPEN this owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC reference.
  • Page 4 Getting Started Notes on Copyrights This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content Safety way to remove the battery or the System) is approved as content protection battery from the equipment: Remove the system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of old battery or battery pack, follow the steps CSS (Content Scramble System) for DVD format,...
  • Page 5 Getting Started IMPORTANT SAFETY 13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. INSTRUCTIONS 14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has 1. Read these instructions. been damaged in any way, such as power- 2.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    – [DISPLAY] Menu Definition) – [LANGUAGE] Menu – About DLNA – [AUDIO] Menu – Certain System Requirements – [LOCK] Menu – LG Remote – [NETWORK] Menu – WOL (Wake On LAN) – [OTHERS] Menu – Regional Code Sound Effect – Compatibility Notes...
  • Page 7 – Deleting a saved station Important Information Relating to – Deleting all the saved stations Network Services – Improving poor FM reception Using the Premium Using the LG Apps – Signing in – Managing my Apps Troubleshooting Troubleshooting – General –...
  • 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: File Compatibility

    Getting Started File compatibility Movie files File File Codec Format Audio Format Subtitle Location Extension “.avi”, “.divx”, DIVX3.xx, DIVX4.xx, Dolby Digital, SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, DIVX5.xx, DIVX6.xx DTS, MP3, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), “.mkv”, “.mp4”, (Standard playback WMA, AAC, MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), VobSub Disc,...
  • Page 11: Avchd (Advanced Video Codec High Definition)

    Getting Started Note AVCHD (Advanced Video y The file name is limited to 180 characters. Codec High Definition) y Maximum files/folder: Less than 2 000 y This player can playback AVCHD format discs. (total number of files and folders) These discs are normally recorded and used in y Depending on the size and number of the camcorders.
  • Page 12: Certain System Requirements

    The disc you are using will control Visit “Apple iTunes” or “Google Apps Marketplace” for how long this information is retained. detailed information of “LG Remote”. WOL (Wake On LAN) Users can turn on this player using WOL embeded utility on your personal computer or smartphone via your home network.
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    They are also used for [MOVIE], C/V (SKIP): Goes to the [PHOTO], [MUSIC], [Premium] and next or previous chapter / track / [LG Apps] menu. file. - B button: Selects mono/ stereo Z (STOP): Stops playback. in FM mode.
  • Page 14: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front panel > Caution a 1/! (POWER) Button Precautions in using the touch buttons b Disc Tray y Use the touch buttons with clean and dry c Remote Sensor hands. d Display Window - In a humid environment, wipe out any e Volume Control moisture on the touch buttons before using.
  • Page 15: Rear Panel

    Getting Started Rear panel a AC power cord h VIDEO OUT b Speakers connectors i COMPONENT VIDEO (Y PB PR) OUTPUT (PROGRESSIVE SCAN) c Cooling Fan j Antenna Connector d LAN port k iPod (24 pin) e OPTICAL IN Connect to the furnished iPod cradle. f HDMI IN 1/2 l AUX (L/R) INPUT g HDMI OUT...
  • Page 16: Connecting

    Connecting Assembling the 2. Secure the connection with a supplied screw. When assembling, be careful that the pole and speaker (Front/Rear) base do not fall down. Step 2 Preparation Pole Base Screw Speaker 3. Attach the speaker to the pole, then secure the connection with a supplied screw.
  • Page 17 Connecting > Caution 4. Thread the speaker cord through the hole in the bottom of the base. Be careful that the speaker does not fall down. Step 4 Otherwise it may result in the speaker malfunctioning and causing personal injury and/ or property damage.
  • Page 18: Positioning The System

    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 19: 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 20: Wireless Connection

    Connecting Wireless connection When you turn on the player, the wireless connection will be completed automatically. When the connection is completed, you can see the icon ( ) on the display window. LED indicator of wireless receiver LED Color Operation The connection is not Blue (Blink) completed.
  • Page 21: Connecting To Your Tv

    Connecting Connecting to Your TV HDMI Connection If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High Make one of the following connections, depending speed HDMI™ cable with Ethernet). Connect the on the capabilities of your existing equipment.
  • Page 22: What Is Simplink

    4.5 m(15 ft.)). What is SIMPLINK? Some functions of this unit are controlled by the TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection. Controllable functions by LG TV’s remote control;...
  • Page 23: Component Video Connection

    Connecting Component Video Connection Video Connection Connect the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks on the Connect the VIDEO OUT jack on the player to the player to the corresponding input jacks on the TV video in jack on the TV using a video cable. You can using component video cable.
  • Page 24: Resolution Setting

    Connecting Antenna connection Resolution Setting The player provides several output resolutions for HDMI OUT and COMPONENT VIDEO OUTPUT jacks. Connect the supplied antenna for listening to the You can change the resolution using [Setup] menu. radio. 1. Press HOME (n). 2.
  • Page 25: Connections With External Device

    Connecting Connections with PORT. IN connection external device You can enjoy the sound from your portable audio player through the speakers of this system. Connect the headphones (or line out ) jack of the portable audio player into the PORT. IN socket of AUX Connection this unit.
  • Page 26: Optical In Connection

    Connecting OPTICAL IN connection HDMI IN 1/2 connection You can enjoy the sound from your component You can enjoy the pictures and sound from your with a digital optical connection through the component through this connection. speakers of this system. Connect the HDMI OUT jack of your component Connect the optical output jack of your into the HDMI IN 1 or 2 jack on this unit.
  • Page 27: Connecting To Your Home Network

    Connecting Connecting to your Home Network Broadband 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. By connecting the unit to a broadband home network, you have access to services such as software updates, BD-LIVE interactivity and on-line content services.
  • Page 28: Wired Network Setup

    Connecting Note Wired Network Setup If there is no DHCP server on the network and If there is a DHCP server on the local area network you want to set the IP address manually, select (LAN) via wired connection, this player will [Static] then set [IP Address], [Subnet Mask], automatically be allocated an IP address.
  • Page 29: Wireless Network Connection

    Connecting Wireless Network Connection Wireless Network Setup Another connection option is to use an Access Point For the wireless network connection, the player or a wireless router. The network configuration and needs to be set up for network communication. connection method may vary depending on the This adjustment can be done from the [Setup] equipment in use and the network environment.
  • Page 30 Connecting [Manual] – Your access point may not be 4. The player scans the all available access points or wireless routers within range and display broadcasting its access point name (SSID). them as a list. Use W/S to select an access Check your router settings through your point or wireless router on the list, and then computer and either set your router to...
  • Page 31 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 32: Usb Device Connection

    Connecting Note USB device connection y This player supports USB flash drive/ external HDD formatted in FAT16, FAT32 and This player can play movie, music and photo files NTFS when accessing files (music, photo, contained in the USB device. movie). However, for BD-LIVE and Audio CD recording, only FAT16 and FAT32 formats Playback content in the USB are supported.
  • Page 33: System Setting

    System Setting Settings [DISPLAY] Menu TV Aspect Ratio Adjust the Setup Settings Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV type. You can change the settings of the player in the [Setup] menu. [4:3 Letter Box] 1. Press HOME (n). Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 34 System Setting Resolution HDMI Color Setting Sets the output resolution of the Component and Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. HDMI video signal. Refer to page 24 and 74 for For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your details about the resolution setting.
  • Page 35: [Language] Menu

    System Setting [LANGUAGE] Menu [AUDIO] Menu Display Menu Speaker Setup Select a language for the [Setup] menu and on- To obtain the best possible sound, use the speaker screen display. setup display to specify the volume of the speakers you have connected and their distance from your Disc Menu/Disc Audio/ listening position.
  • Page 36 System Setting HD AV Sync Connect wireless speakers Sometimes Digital TV encounters a delay between When the unit is manufactured, the ID is already picture and sound. If this happens you can set. If interference occurs or you use a new wireless compensate by setting a delay on the sound so unit, an ID should be set again.
  • Page 37: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting [LOCK] Menu DVD Rating Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their The [LOCK] settings affect only BD-ROM and DVD content. (Not all discs are rated.) 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 38: [Network] Menu

    The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the [Country Setting] software update, BD Live and on-line content Select your area for displaying proper services services. and contents on the [Premium] and [LG Apps] feature. Connection Setting [ID Management] If your home network environment is ready to connect the player, the player needs to be set the Displays the [ID Management] menu.
  • Page 39 System Setting Quick Start Initialize This player can stay in standby mode with low [Factory Set] power consumption, so that the player can You can reset the player to its original factory instantly boot without delay when you turn on this settings.
  • Page 40: 3D Sound Effect

    System Setting Sound Effect Setting the [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. The displayed items for the equalizer maybe different depending on sound sources and effects.
  • Page 41: Operating

    Some DVD-VR discs are made with CPRM screen. data by DVD RECORDER. This unit cannot e [LG Apps] - Displays the [LG Apps] screen. support these kinds of discs. f [Input] - Changes input mode. g [Setup] - Adjusts the system settings.
  • Page 42: Playing Blu-Ray 3D Disc

    Operating Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Enjoying BD-Live™ This player can play the Blu-ray 3D discs which BD-ROM supporting BD-Live (BD-ROM version 2 contains separate views for the left and right eyes. Profile 2) that has a network extension function allows you to enjoy more functions such as downloading new movie trailers by connecting this Preparation unit to the internet.
  • Page 43: Playing A File On A Network Server

    Operating Playing a file on a network Entering a network user ID and the password server Depending on your PC’s environment, you may need to enter a network user ID and the password for accessing a shared folder. This player can play movie, music and photo files located in a PC or a DLNA server through your 1.
  • Page 44: Wi-Fi Direct™ Connection

    Operating Wi-Fi Direct™ Connection 6. Select a server that shared from the connected Wi-Fi Direct™ device using W/S, and press ENTER (b) to navigate the server. Connecting to a Wi-Fi Direct™ certified device This player can play movie, music and photo files located in a Wi-Fi Direct™...
  • Page 45 Operating Connecting to a Wi-Fi available 8. Select a server that shared from the connected Wi-Fi device using W/S, and press ENTER (b) devices to navigate the server. This player can connect to a general Wi-Fi device using Wi-Fi Direct™ function. 1.
  • Page 46: Basic Operations For Video And Audio

    Operating Basic operations for video and Basic operations for photo audio content content To stop playback To play a slide show Press Z (STOP) while playback. Press d (PLAY) to start slide show. To pause playback To stop a slide show Press M (PAUSE) while playback.
  • Page 47: Resume Playback

    Operating Advanced Playback Resume playback eroyt Repeat Playback The unit records the point where you pressed the erotu Z (STOP) depending on the disc. If “MZ (Resume Stop)” appears on the screen briefly, During playback, press REPEAT (h) repeatedly to press d (PLAY) to resume playback (from the scene select a desired repeat mode.
  • Page 48: Repeating A Specific Portion

    Operating Repeating a specific portion Marker Search erot eroy This player can repeat a portion you have selected. You can start playback from up to nine memorized points. 1. While playback, press REPEAT (h) to select [A-] at the beginning of the portion you wish to To enter a marker repeat.
  • Page 49: Using The Search Menu

    Operating Using the search menu Changing content list view eroy Using search menu, you can easily to find the point On the [Movie], [Music] or [Photo] menu, you can where you want to start playback. change the content list view. To search a point Method 1 1.
  • Page 50: Viewing Content Information

    Operating Viewing content information Last Scene Memory The player can display the content information. This unit memorizes the last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory 1. Select a file using W/S/A/D. even if you remove the disc from the unit or switch 2.
  • Page 51: Options While Viewing A Photo

    Operating Options while viewing a photo Listening to music while slide show You can use various options during viewing a photo in full screen. You can display photo files while listening to music 1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press INFO/ files.
  • Page 52: On-Screen Display

    To use the [Movie Information] option, the player must be connected to the broadband internet for accessing the Gracenote Media Database. y LG is a licensee of Gracenote technology and is not responsible or liable for information from the Gracenote Media Database.
  • Page 53: Playing From Selected Time

    Operating Playing from selected time Selecting a subtitle language eroy eroy 1. Press INFO/DISPLAY (m) during playback. The 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to time search box shows the elapsed playing display the On-Screen display. time. 2. Use W/S to select the [Subtitle] option. 2.
  • Page 54: Changing The Tv Aspect Ratio

    Operating Changing the TV Aspect Ratio Changing the Picture Mode eroy eroy You can change the TV aspect ratio setting while You can change the [Picture mode] option while playback. playback. 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the On-Screen display.
  • Page 55: Audio Cd Recording

    This equipment should not be used for such purposes. LG expressly disclaims any responsibility for illegal distribution or use of unauthorized content in commercial purpose. Be Responsible...
  • Page 56: Viewing Information From Gracenote Media Database

    Gracenote Media Database. content and content in DLNA servers. If there is no music information from the database, y LG is a licensee of Gracenote technology music titles will not appear on the screen. and is not responsible or liable for...
  • Page 57: Playing The Ipod

    Operating Playing the iPod When you connect the iPod on the HOME menu, the player plays a music automatically. Or a menu for the file type selection will appear. You can enjoy the sound with your iPod. For details about iPod, refer to the iPod’s User Guide. Preparation y To view iPod’s Videos and Photos on the TV screen.
  • Page 58: Enjoying The Ipod In Mode

    Operating Note Enjoying the iPod IN mode y An error message “CHECK” or “Connected You can operate your iPod by using the supplied iPod model is not supported. ” appears when: remote control and controls on your iPod. - your iPod is not available for the function 1.
  • Page 59: 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 antennas are connected. (Refer to the page 24) 2. Press CLEAR, the preset number will blink in the display window.
  • Page 60: Using The Premium

    1. Check the network connection and settings (page 27-31). 2. Press HOME (n). 3. Select the [LG Apps] using A/D, and press ENTER (b). 4. Select an on-line service using W/S/A/D, and press ENTER (b). Note...
  • Page 61: Signing In

    Operating Signing in Managing my Apps To use the [LG Apps] feature, you need to sign in You can move or delete an installed application in with your account. the [My Apps] menu. 1. On the [LG Apps] or [My Apps] screen, press red Move an application (R) colored button.
  • Page 62: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Symptom Cause & Solution The Power does not turned on. y Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. The unit does not start y Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc type, color system, and regional playback.
  • Page 63: 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 (see page 27-31).
  • Page 64: Picture

    You can update the Player using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new features. To obtain the latest software for this player (if updates have been made), please visit http:// lgservice.com or contact LG Electronics customer care center. Open source software notice To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL, MPL and other open source licenses, please visit http://opensource.lge.com.
  • Page 65: Controlling A Tv With The Supplied Remote Control

    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 66: 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 67 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 68: About Nero Mediahome 4 Essentials

    Appendix About Nero Installing Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials MediaHome 4 Before you install Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials, Essentials check the system requirement shown below. y Windows® XP (Service Pack 2 or higher), Windows Vista® (no Service Pack required), Windows® XP Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials is a software for Media Center Edition 2005 (Service Pack 2 or sharing movie, music and photo files stored on your...
  • Page 69: Sharing Files And Folders

    Appendix Sharing files and folders 7. If you accept all conditions, click [I accept the License Conditions] check box and click On your computer, you must share the folder [Next]. Installation is not possible without this contained movie, music and/or photo content to agreement.
  • Page 70: 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 71: 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 72: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent #’s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,226,616; 6,487,535; 7,392,195; 7,272,567; 7,333,929; 7,212,872 & other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS and the Symbol Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, BD-Live™, are registered trademarks,&...
  • Page 73 Appendix You agree that your non-exclusive license to use the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers will terminate if you violate these restrictions. If your license terminates, you agree to cease any and all use of the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Gracenote®, Gracenote logo and logotype, Servers.
  • Page 74: Video Output Resolution

    Appendix Video Output Resolution When the non-copy protected media is playing back Video Out COMPONENT VIDEO OUT HDMI OUT Resolution HDMI connected HDMI disconnected 480i 480p 480i 480p 480p 480p 720p 720p 720p 1080i 1080i 1080i 1080p/24 Hz 1080p / 24 Hz 480i 1080i 1080p / 60 Hz...
  • Page 75: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label on the rear panel. Power consumption Refer to main label on the rear panel. Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 433.5 x 57 x 281 mm (17 x 2.2 x 11 inches) Net Weight (Approx.) 3.6 kg (7.9 lbs) Operating temperature...
  • Page 76 Appendix System Laser Semiconductor laser Wavelength 405 nm / 650 nm Signal system Standard NTSC color TV system Frequency response 20 Hz to 18 kHz (48 kHz, 96 kHz, 192 kHz sampling) Harmonic distortion Less than 0.05 % Dynamic range More than 80 dB LAN port Ethernet jack x 1, 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX...
  • Page 77: 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 78: 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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