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LG BD650 Owner's Manual

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Blu-ray Disc™/DVD Player
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
BD600 / BD620
BD650 / 255LG
Rev. 00


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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Blu-ray Disc™/DVD Player Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BD600 / BD620 BD650 / 255LG Rev. 00...
  • Page 2 Getting Started Safety Information CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous...
  • Page 3 Getting Started This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. Safety way to remove the battery or the battery from the equipment: Remove the old battery or battery pack, follow the steps in reverse order than the assembly. To prevent contamination of the environment and bring on possible threat to human and animal health, the old battery or the battery put it in the appropriate...
  • Page 4: Notes On Copyrights

    Getting Started Notes on Copyrights y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content System) is approved as content protection system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of CSS (Content Scramble System) for DVD format, certain restrictions are imposed on playback, analogue signal output, etc., of AACS protected contents.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting Started Safety Information Introduction Remote control Front panel Rear panel Connecting Connecting to Your TV – HDMI Connection – Video/Audio (Left/Right) Connection – Resolution Setting Connecting to an Amplifier USB device connection – Playback content in the USB device System Setting Settings –...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting Started Introduction Playable Discs and symbols used in this manual Media/Term Logo Blu-ray DVD-ROM DVD-R DVD-RW DVD+R DVD+RW (8 cm / 12 cm disc) DVD-RW (VR) (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Audio CD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) CD-R/RW (8 cm / 12 cm disc)
  • Page 7 [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) Getting Started About the “7” Symbol Display “7”...
  • Page 8: File Compatibility

    Getting Started File compatibility Movie files File File Location Extension “.divx”, “.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, Disc, “.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.asf” Music files File File Location Extension “.mp3”, “.wma”, Disc, “.wav”, “.m4a” (DRM free) Photo files File File Location Extension “.jpg”, “.jpeg”, Disc, “.png”...
  • Page 9 Note y The file name is limited to 180 characters. y A “avi” file which is encoded “WMV 9 codec” is not supported. y Depending on the size and number of the files, it may take several minutes to read the contents on the media.
  • Page 10: Certain System Requirements

    Getting Started Certain System Requirements For high definition video playback: y High definition display that has HDMI input jack. y BD-ROM disc with high definition content. y HDMI or HDCP capable DVI input on your display device is required for some content (as specified by disc authors).
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Remote control • • • • • • a • • • • • • 1 (POWER): Switches the player ON or OFF. B (OPEN/CLOSE): Opens and closes the disc tray. TV Control Buttons: Control the sound volume, channel, sources, and power On/Off on TV.
  • Page 12: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front panel a Disc Tray b Display Window c Remote Sensor d B (OPEN/CLOSE) Rear panel a AC power cord b VIDEO OUT e N (PLAY / PAUSE) f Z (STOP) g 1 (POWER) h USB Port c AUDIO OUT (Left/Right) d HDMI OUT...
  • Page 13: Connecting

    Connecting to Your TV Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your existing equipment. y HDMI connection (page 13) y Video/Audio (Left/Right) Connection (page 14) Note y Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the player.
  • Page 14: Video/Audio (Left/Right) Connection

    4.5 m). 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 15: Resolution Setting

    Resolution Setting The player provides several output resolutions for HDMI OUT. You can change the resolution using [Setup] menu. 1. Press HOME (n). 2. Use a/d to select the [Setup] and press ENTER (b). The [Setup] menu appears. 3. Use w/s to select [DISPLAY] option then press d to move to the second level.
  • Page 16: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Connecting Connecting to an Amplifier Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your existing equipment. y HDMI Audio connection y 2CH Analogue Audio connection Since many factors affect the type of audio output, see “Audio Output Specifications” for details (page 37).
  • Page 17: Usb Device Connection

    USB device connection This player can play movie, music and photo files contained in the USB device. Playback content in the USB device 1. Insert a USB device to the USB port until it fits into place. When you connect the USB device on the HOME menu, the player plays a music file contained in the USB storage device automatically.
  • Page 18: System Setting

    System Setting Settings Adjust the Setup Settings You can change the settings of the player in the [Setup] menu. 1. Press HOME (n). 2. Use a/d to select the [Setup] and press ENTER (b). The [Setup] menu appears. 3. Use w/s to select the first setup option, and press d to move to the second level.
  • Page 19 Resolution Sets the output resolution HDMI video signal. Refer to page 15 for details about the resolution setting. [Auto] If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to TVs providing display information (EDID), automatically selects the resolution best suited to the connected TV. [1080p] Outputs 1080 lines of progressive video.
  • Page 20: [Language] Menu

    System Setting [LANGUAGE] Menu Display Menu Select a language for the [Setup] menu and on- screen display. Disc Menu/Disc Audio/ Disc Subtitle Select the language you prefer for the audio track (disc audio), subtitles, and the disc menu. [Original] Refers to the original language in which the disc was recorded.
  • Page 21: [Lock] Menu

    Sampling Freq. (Digital Audio Output) [192 kHz] Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is capable of handling 192 kHz signals. [96 kHz] Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is not capable of handling 192 kHz signals. When this choice is made, this unit automatically converts any 192 kHz signals to 96 kHz so your system can decode them.
  • Page 22: [Others] Menu

    System Setting Blu-ray Disc Rating Set an age limit of BD-ROM play. Use number buttons to input an age limit for BD-ROM viewing. [255] All BD-ROM can be played. [0-254] Prohibits play of BD-ROM with corresponding ratings recorded on them. Note The [Blu-ray Disc Rating] will be applied only for the Blu-ray Disc that containing the...
  • Page 23: Operating

    General Playback Using [HOME] menu The home menu appears when you press HOME (n). Use a/d to select a category and press ENTER (b). a [Movie] - Plays video contents. b [Photo] - Plays photo contents. c [Music] - Plays audio contents. d [Setup] - Adjusts the system settings.
  • Page 24: Basic Operations For Video And Audio

    Operating Basic operations for video and audio content To stop playback Press Z (STOP) while playback. To pause playback Press M (PAUSE) while playback. Press d (PLAY) to resume playback. To play frame-by-frame (Video) Press M (PAUSE) while movie playback. Press M (PAUSE) repeatedly to play Frame-by-Frame playback.
  • Page 25: Advanced Playback

    Note y The resume point may be cleared when a button is pressed (for example; 1 (POWER), B (OPEN/CLOSE), etc). y On BD-ROM discs with BD-J, the resume playback function does not work. y If you press Z (STOP) once during BD-ROM interactive title playback, the unit will be in Complete Stop mode.
  • Page 26: Marker Search

    Operating Marker Search eroy You can start playback from up to nine memorized points. To enter a marker 1. While playback, press MARKER at the desired point. The Marker icon appears on the TV screen briefly. 2. Repeat step 1 to add up to nine markers. To recall a marked scene 1.
  • Page 27: Changing Content List View

    Changing content list view On the [Movie], [Music] or [Photo] menu, you can change the content list view. Method 1 Press red (R) coloured button repeatedly. Method 2 1. On the content list, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the option menu. 2.
  • Page 28: Last Scene Memory

    Operating Last Scene Memory This unit memorizes the last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory even if you remove the disc from the unit or switch off the unit. If you load a disc that has the scene memorized, the scene is automatically recalled.
  • Page 29: On-Screen Display

    On-Screen display You can display and adjust various information and settings about the content. Displaying content information on-screen eroy 1. While playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to show various playback information. a Title – current title number/total number of titles b Chapter – current chapter number/total number of chapters c Time –...
  • Page 30: Hearing A Different Audio

    Operating Hearing a different audio eroy 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the On-Screen display. 2. Use w/s to select the [Audio] option. 3. Use a/d to select desired audio language, audio track or audio channel. Note y During playback, you can also switch between the available audio language by pressing AUDIO([) repeatedly.
  • Page 31: Changing The Picture Mode

    Changing the Picture Mode eroy You can change the [Picture mode] option while playback. 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the On-Screen display. 2. Use w/s to select the [Picture Mode] option. 3. Use a/d to select desired option. 4.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Symptom The Power does not turn on. The unit does not start playback. The angle cannot be changed. Cannot play movie, photo or music files. The remote control does not work properly. The unit is plugged in, but the power will not turn on or off.
  • Page 33: 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 or contact LG Electronics customer care centre. Open source software notice To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL and other open source licenses, please visit
  • Page 34: Appendix

    Appendix Area Code List Choose an area code from this list. Area Code Area Afghanistan Argentina Australia Austria Belgium Bhutan Bolivia Brazil Cambodia Canada Chile China Colombia Congo Costa Rica Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Ethiopia Code Area Fiji Monaco Mongolia...
  • Page 35: Language Code List

    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 Afar 6565 French Afrikaans 6570 Frisian Albanian 8381 Galician Ameharic 6577 Georgian Arabic 6582 German Armenian 7289...
  • Page 36: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, BONUSVIEW™ and the logos are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Association. Java is a trademark of Oracle and/or its affiliates. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
  • Page 37: Audio Output Specifications

    Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting Analog 2CH Output Source Dolby Digital PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch PCM 2ch DTS-HD PCM 2ch Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Linear PCM 5.1ch PCM 2ch Linear PCM 7.1ch PCM 2ch *1 The secondary and interactive audio may not be included in the output bitstream if [HDMI] option is set to [Primary Pass-Thru].
  • Page 38: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (W x H x D) Net Weight (Approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Outputs VIDEO OUT HDMI OUT (video/audio) ANALOG AUDIO OUT System Laser Wavelength Signal system Frequency response Signal-to-noise ratio Harmonic distortion Dynamic range Bus Power Supply (USB) y Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 39: Maintenance

    Maintenance Handling the Unit When shipping the unit Please save the original shipping carton and packing materials. If you need to ship the unit, for maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packed at the factory. Cleaning the unit To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth.

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