OWNER’S MANUAL 3D / 2D Blu-ray Disc DVD HOME CINEMA SYSTEM Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BDH9000 (BDH9000, SH86SV-S/ W) P/NO : SAC35373805...
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 voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the product. WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a confined space such as a book case or similar unit. CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from over heating. The openings shall be never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product shall not be placed in a built- in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless...
CAUTION: The apparatus shall not be exposed to water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus. Disposal of your old appliance 1. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC. 2. All electrical and electronic products shall be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities. 3. The correct disposal of your old appliance will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health. 4. For more detailed information about disposal of your old appliance, please contact your city office, waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. LG Electronics hereby declares that this/ these product(s) is/are in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 2004/108/EC, 2006/95/EC and 2009/125/EC. European representative : LG Electronics Service Europe B.V. Veluwezoom 15, 1327 AE Almere, The Netherlands (Tel : +31-(0)36-547-8888)
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, analog signal output, etc., of AACS protected contents. The operation of this product and restrictions on this product may vary depending on your time of purchase as those restrictions may be adopted and/or changed by AACS after the production of this product. y Furthermore, BD-ROM Mark and BD+ are additionally used as content protection systems for 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 an authorized Customer Service Center. y Many BD-ROM/DVD discs are encoded with copy protection. Because of this, you should only connect your player directly to your TV, not to a VCR. Connecting to a VCR results in a distorted picture from copy-protected discs. y This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Rovi, and is intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Rovi. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited. y Under the U.S. Copyright laws and Copyright laws of other countries, unauthorized recording, use, display, distribution, or revision of television programs, videotapes, BD-ROM discs, DVDs, CDs...
– About the “7” Symbol Display – File compatibility – AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) – About DLNA – Certain System Requirements – LG Remote – Compatibility Notes Remote control Front panel Rear panel Connecting Speaker installation...
– Deleting all the saved stations – Deleting a saved station – Improving poor FM reception – See information about a radio station Enjoying the NetCast™ Entertainment Access Troubleshooting Troubleshooting – General – Network – Picture – Sound – Customer Support –...
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) Note – Caution – Symbol 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.
This player requires discs and recordings to meet certain technical standards in order to achieve optimal playback quality. y Pre-recorded DVDs are automatically set to these standards. There are many different types of recordable disc formats (including CD-R containing MP3 or WMA files) and these require certain pre-existing conditions to ensure compatible playback. y Customers should note that permission is required in order to download MP3/ WMA files and music from the Internet. Our company has no right to grant such permission. Permission should always be sought from the copyright owner. y You have to set the disc format option to [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” may appear on your TV display during operation and indicates that the function explained in this owner’s manual is not available on that specific media.
Getting Started File compatibility Movie files File File Location Extension “.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, “.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.asf”, Disc, “.wmv”, “.m4v” (DRM free) “.avi”, “.divx”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, “.mkv”, “.mp4” DLNA Music files File File Location Extension Disc, . “ mp3”, “.wma”, USB, “.wav”, “.m4a” DLNA (DRM free) Photo files File File Location Extension Disc, “.jpg”, “.jpeg”, USB,...
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. y File compatibility may differ depending on the server. y Because the compatibility on DLNA server are tested on the bundle DLNA server (Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials) environment, file requirements and playback functions may differ depending on media servers. y The file requirements on page 10 are not always compatible. There may have some restrictions by file features and media server’s ability. y Playing a movie subtitle files are only available on DLNA media server created by supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials software on this player package. y The files from removable media such as USB drive, DVD-drive etc. on your media server may not be shared properly. y The total playback time of music file indicated on the screen may not correct for VBR files. y HD video files contained on the CD or USB 1.0/1.1 may not played properly. Blu-ray Disc, DVD or USB 2.0 are recommended to play back HD video files.
Certain System Requirements For high definition video playback: y High definition display that has HDMI input jacks. 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). For Dolby® Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD multi-channel audio playback: y An amplifier/receiver with a built-in (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS or DTS-HD) decoder. y Main, center, surround speakers and subwoofer as necessary for chosen format. LG Remote You can control this player with your iPhone or Android phone via your home network. This player and your phone must be connected to your wireless network device such as access point. Visit “Apple iTunes” or “Google Apps Marketplace” for detailed information of “LG Remote”. Note “LG Remote” function could be supported through updating the Network Software in the first half of 2011. We recommend update of the player using the latest software to add this feature. (See page 51) Compatibility Notes y Because BD-ROM is a new format, certain disc, digital connection and other compatibility issues are possible. If you experience compatibility...
Remote control Battery Installation Remove the battery cover on the rear of the Remote Control, and insert a (size AAA) battery with 4 and 5 matched correctly. • • • • • • a • • • • • • RADIO&INPUT (P): Changes input mode. MARKER: Marks any point during playback. 1 (POWER): Switches the player ON or OFF. B (OPEN/CLOSE): Opens and closes the disc tray. SEARCH: Displays or exits the search menu. INFO/DISPLAY (m): Displays or exits On-Screen Display. HOME (n): Displays or exits the [Home Menu].
Getting Started Front panel a 1/' (POWER) Button b R (OPEN/CLOSE) T (PLAY/PAUSE) I (STOP) Y/U,(SKIP) FUNC. (Function) Changes the input source or function. c PORT.IN USB Port d Volume control...
Rear panel a Speakers connectors b Cooling Fan c Antenna Connector d OPTICAL IN Getting Started e AUX (R/L) IN/VIDEO OUT f HDMI OUT (Type A, HDMI™ Connector) Connect to TV with HDMI inputs. g LAN port...
Connecting Speaker installation Stand type You can adjust angle of speaker. Separates stand 1. Push the stand as shown below. 2. Separate the stand from the speaker as shown below. Wall type (Mounting the speakers to a wall) 1. Separate the stand from the speaker. 2. Attach the stand to the speaker as shown below. 3. Fix the stand to the speaker by rotating the screw. 4. Drive 1 screw in the wall for the speaker and then hook the speaker over there.
Speaker Connection Attaching the speakers to the player - To connect the cable to the unit, press each plastic finger pad to open the connection terminals on the unit. Insert the wire and release the finger pad. - Connect the black stripe of each wire to the terminals marked - (minus) and the other end to the terminals marked + (plus). Colour Speaker Position Grey Rear Rear right Blue Rear Rear left Green Center Centre Orange Sub Any front position woofer Front Front right White Front Front left > Caution y Be careful to make sure children not to put their hands or any objects into the *speaker duct.
Connecting Connecting to Your TV Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your existing equipment. y HDMI connection (page 18) y Video connection (page 19) Note y Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the player. Use only one of the connections described in this manual. y Please refer to the manuals of your TV, Stereo System or other devices as necessary to make the best connections. y Do not connect your player via your VCR. The image could be distorted by the copy protection system. HDMI Connection If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High Speed HDMI Cable). Connect the HDMI jack on the player to the HDMI jack on a HDMI compatible TV or monitor. Rear of the unit Type A, High Speed HDMI™ Cable Set the TV’s source to HDMI (refer to TV’s Owner’s manual). Additional Information for HDMI y When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible device make sure of the following: - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and...
Select the type of video output from the HDMI OUT jack using [HDMI Color Setting] option on the [Setup] menu (see page 27). y Changing the resolution when the connection has already been established may result in malfunctions. To solve the problem, turn off the player and then turn it on again. y When the HDMI connection with HDCP is not verified, TV screen is changed to black screen. In this case, check the HDMI connection, or disconnect the HDMI cable. y If there are noises or lines on the screen, please check the HDMI cable (length is generally limited to 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; Play, Pause, Scan, Skip, Stop, Power Off, etc. Refer to the TV owner’s manual for the details of SIMPLINK function. LG TV’s with SIMPLINK function has the logo as shown above. Note Depending on the disc type or playing status, some SIMPLINK operation may differ from your purpose or not work. Connecting Video Connection Connect the VIDEO OUT jack on the player to the video in jack on the TV using a video cable. You can hear the sound through the system’s speakers.
Connecting 4. Use W/S to select the [Resolution] option then press ENTER (b) to move to the third level. 5. Use W/S to select the desired resolution then press ENTER (b) to confirm your selection. Note y If your TV does not accept the resolution you have set on the player, you can set resolution to 576p as follows: 1. Press B to open the disc tray. 2. Press Z (STOP) for more than 5 seconds. y When you set the resolution to 576i with HDMI connection, actual resolution is outputted to 576p. y If you select a resolution manually and then connect the HDMI jack to TV and your TV does not accept it, the resolution setting is set to [Auto]. y If you select a resolution that your TV does not accept, the warning message will appear. After resolution change, if you cannot see the screen, please wait 20 seconds and the resolution will automatically revert back to the previous resolution. y The 1080p video output frame rate may be automatically set to either 24 Hz or 50 Hz depending both on the capability and preference of the connected TV and based on the native video frame rate of the content on the BD-ROM disc. y The resolution of the VIDEO OUT jack is always outputted at 576i resolution.
Connections with external device AUX Connection You can enjoy the sound of your component with the analogue audio output jacks from the speakers of the system. Connect the analogue audio output jacks of your component into the AUX R/L (INPUT) on this unit. And then select the [AUX] option by pressing RADIO&INPUT (P) and ENTER (b). You can also use FUNC. button on the front panel to select the input mode. Rear of the unit Red White To the audio output jacks of your component (TV, VCR, etc.) PORT. IN Connection You can enjoy the sound of your portable audio player from the speakers of the system. Connect the headphones (or line out ) jack of the portable audio player into the PORT. IN of this unit. And then select the [PORTABLE] option by pressing RADIO&INPUT(P) and ENTER (b). You can also use FUNC. button on the front panel to select the input mode. MP3 player, etc ... Connecting OPTICAL IN Connection You can enjoy the sound of your component with the digital optical connection from the speakers of the system. Connect the optical output jack of your component into the OPTICAL IN jacks on the unit. And then select the [OPTICAL IN] option by pressing...
Connecting Connecting to your Home Network This player can be connected to a local area network (LAN) via the LAN port on the rear panel. By connecting the unit to a broadband home network, you have access to services such as software updates, BD-Live interactivity and streaming services. Wired network connection Using a wired network provides the best performance, because the attached devices connect directly to the network and are not subject to radio frequency interference. Please refer to the documentation for your network device for further instructions. Connect the player’s LAN port to the corresponding port on your Modem or Router using a commercially available LAN or Ethernet cable. Note y When plugging or unplugging the LAN cable, hold the plug portion of the cable. When unplugging, do not pull on the LAN cable but unplug while pressing down on the lock. y Do not connect a modular phone cable to the LAN port. y Since there are various connection configurations, please follow the specifications of your telecommunication carrier or internet service provider. y If you want to access content from DLNA servers, this player must be connected to the same local area network with them via a router.
Wired Network Setup If there is a DHCP server on the local area network (LAN) via wired connection, this player will automatically be allocated an IP address. After making the physical connection, a small number of home networks may require the player’s network setting to be adjusted. Adjust the [NETWORK] setting as follow. Preparation Before setting the wired network, you need to connect the broadband internet to your home network. 1. Select [Connection Setting] option in the [Setup] menu then press ENTER (b). 2. Select [Yes] and press ENTER (b) to continue. The new connection settings reset the current network settings. 3. Use W/S/A/D to select the IP mode between [Dynamic] and [Static]. Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP address automatically. Note If there is no DHCP server on the network and you want to set the IP address manually, select [Static] then set [IP Address], [Subnet Mask], [Gateway] and [DNS Server] using W/S/ A/D and numerical buttons. If you make a mistake while entering a number, press CLEAR to clear the highlighted part. 4. Select [OK] and press ENTER (b) to apply network settings. 5. The player will ask you to test the network Connecting connection. Select [OK] and press ENTER (b) to complete the network connection.
Connecting be possible due to certain restrictions set by the Internet service provider (ISP) supplying your broadband Internet connection. y Any fees charged by an ISP including, without limitation, connection charges are your responsibility. y A 10 Base-T or 100 Base-TX LAN port is required for wired connection to this player. If your internet service does not allow for such a connection, you will not be able to connect the player. y You must use a Router to use xDSL service. y A DSL modem is required to use DSL service and a cable modem is required to use cable modem service. Depending on the access method of and subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not be able to use the internet connection feature contained in this player or you may be limited to the number of devices you can connect at the same time. (If your ISP limits subscription to one device, this player may not be allowed to connect when a PC is already connected.) y The use of a “Router” may not be allowed or its usage may be limited depending on the policies and restrictions of your ISP. For details, contact your ISP directly. 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.
Note y This player supports USB flash drive/ external HDD formatted in FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS when accessing files (music, photo, movie). However, for BD-Live and Audio CD recording, only FAT16 and FAT32 formats are supported. Use the USB flash drive/ external HDD formatted in either FAT16 or FAT32 when using BD-Live and Audio CD recording. y The USB device can be used for the local storage for enjoying BD-Live discs with Internet. y This unit can support up to 4 partitions of the USB device. y Do not extract the USB device during operation (play, etc.). y A USB device which requires additional program installation when you have connected it to a computer, is not supported. y USB device: USB device that supports USB1.1 and USB2.0. y Movie, music and photo files can be played. For details of operations on each file, refer to relevant pages. y Regular back up is recommended to prevent data loss. y If you use a USB extension cable, USB HUB or USB Multi-reader, the USB device may not be recognized. y Some USB device may not work with this unit.
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. 4. Use W/S to select a second setup option, and press ENTER (b) to move to the third level. 5. Use W/S to select a desired setting, and press ENTER (b) to confirm your selection. [DISPLAY] Menu TV Aspect Ratio Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV type. [4:3 Letter Box] Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. Displays theatrical images with masking bars above and below the picture. [4:3 Pan Scan] Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. Displays pictures cropped to fill your TV screen.
Resolution Sets the output resolution HDMI video signal. Refer to page 19 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. [1080i] Outputs 1080 lines of interlaced video. [720p] Outputs 720 lines of progressive video. [576p] Outputs 576 lines of progressive video. [576i] Outputs 576 lines of interlaced video. 1080p Display Mode When the resolution is set to 1080p, select [24 Hz] for smooth presentation of film material (1080p/24 Hz) with a HDMI-equipped display compatible with 1080p/24 Hz input. Note y When you select [24 Hz], you may experience some picture disturbance when the video switches video and film material. In this case, select [50 Hz]. y Even when [1080p Display Mode] is set to [24 Hz], if your TV is not compatible with 1080p/24 Hz, the actual frame frequency of the video output will be 50 Hz to match the video source format. HDMI Color Setting Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack.
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. [Other] Press ENTER (b) to select another language. Use number buttons then press ENTER (b) to enter the corresponding 4-digit number according to the language code list on 55. [Off] (Disc Subtitle only) Turn off Subtitle. Note Depending on the disc, your language setting may not work. [AUDIO] Menu Speaker Setup To obtain the best possible sound, use the speaker setup display to specify the volume of the speakers you have connected and their distance from your listening position. Use the test to adjust the volume of the speakers to the same level. [Speaker] Select a speaker that you want to adjust.
Note The DRC setting can be changed only when a disc is not inserted or the unit is in complete stop mode. [LOCK] Menu The [LOCK] settings affect only Blu-ray Disc and DVD playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you must enter the 4-digit security code you have created. If you have not entered a password yet, you are prompted to do so. Enter a 4-digit password twice, and press ENTER (b) to create a new password. Password You can create or change the password. [None] Enter a 4-digit password twice, and press ENTER (b) to create a new password. [Change] Enter the current password and press ENTER (b). Enter a 4-digit password twice, and press ENTER (b) to create a new password. If you forget your password If you forget your password, you can clear it using the following steps: 1. Remove any disc that might be in the player. 2. Select [Password] option in the [Setup] menu. 3. Use Number buttons to enter “210499”. The password is cleared. Note If you make a mistake before pressing ENTER (b), press CLEAR. Then input the correct password.
System Setting BD-LIVE connection You can restrict Internet access when BD-Live functions are used. [Permitted] Internet access is permitted for all BD-Live contents. [Partially permitted] Internet access is permitted only for BD- Live contents which have content owner certificates. Internet access and AACS Online functions are prohibited for all BD-Live contents without a certificate. [Prohibited] Internet access is prohibited for all BD-Live contents. NetCast [Country Setting] Select your area for displaying proper services and contents on the [NetCast] feature. [OTHERS] Menu DivX® VOD ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation. This is an official DivX Certified® device that plays DivX video. Visit divx.com for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX videos. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX Certified® device must be registered in order to play purchased DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) movies. To obtain your registration code, locate the DivX VOD section in your device setup menu. Go to vod.divx. com for more information on how to complete your registration.
System Setting Sound Effect 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 diff erent depending on sound sources and effects. [Natural Plus]: You can enjoy the natural sound effect same as 5.1 channel. [NATURAL]: You can enjoy comfortable and natural sound. [Bypass]: Software with multichannel surround audio signals is played according to the way it was recorded. [BASS BLAST]: Reinforce the bass sound effect from front left and right speaker and subwoofer. [Up scaler]: When listening to MP3 files or other compressed music, you can enhance the sound. This mode is available only to 2 channel sources. [Loudness]: Improves bass and treble sound. [User EQ]: You can adjust the sound by raising or lowering the level of specific frequency. Setting the [User EQ] 1. Use W/S to select the desired frequency. 2. Use A/D to select the desired level. Select [Cancel] option then press ENTER (b) to cancel the setting.
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 [NetCast] - Access to the NetCast Home. e [Input] - Changes input mode f [Setup] - Adjusts the system settings. Playing a Disc 1. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE), and place a disc on the disc tray. 2. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE) to close the disc tray. For the most Audio CD, BD-ROM and DVD-ROM discs, playback starts automatically.
Playing Blu-ray 3D disc This player can play the Blu-ray 3D discs which contains separate views for the left and right eyes. Preparation In order to playback Blu-ray 3D title in stereoscopic 3D mode, you need to: y C heck your TV is 3D capable and has HDMI 1.4 input(s). y W ear 3D glasses to enjoy the 3D experience if it is necessary. y C heck whether the BD-ROM title is the Blu- ray 3D disc or not. y C onnect an HDMI cable (Type A, High Speed HDMITM Cable) between the player’s HDMI output and TV’s HDMI input. 1. Press HOME (n), and set the [3D Mode] option on the [Setup] menu to [On] (page 27). 2. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE), and place a disc on the disc tray. 3. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE) to close the disc tray. The playback starts automatically. 4. Refer to the owner’s manual of your 3D-ready TV for the further instruction.
Operating Playing a file on a network server This player can play video, audio and photo files located in a DLNA server through your home network. 1. Check the network connection and settings (page 22). 2. Press HOME (n). 3. Select [Movie], [Photo] or [Music] using A/D, and press ENTER (b). 4. Select a DLNA media server or a share folder on your PC on the list using W/S, and press ENTER (b). If you want to rescan available media server, press the green (G) colored button. 5. Select a file using W/S/A/D, and press ENTER (b) to play the file. Note y The file requirements are described on page y The thumbnail of the unplayable files can be displayed, but those cannot be played on this player. y The subtitle file name and movie file name have to be the same and located at the same folder. y The playback and operating quality may be affected by your home network condition.
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. To scan forward or backward Press c or v to play fast forward or fast reverse during playback. You can change the various playback speeds by pressing c or v repeatedly. To slow down the playing speed (Video) While the playback is paused, press v repeatedly to play various speeds of slow motion.
Operating 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. Advanced Playback Repeat Playback erotu, During playback, press REPEAT (h) repeatedly to select a desired repeat mode. Blu-ray discs/DVDs/ MOVIE jA- – Selected portion will be repeated continually. jChapter – The current chapter will be played back repeatedly. jTitle – The current title will be played back repeatedly. jAll – All the tracks or files will be played back repeatedly. To return to normal playback, press REPEAT (h) repeatedly to select [Off ]. Audio CDs/Audio files kA-B – Selected portion will be repeated continually. (Audio CD only) ;Track– The current track or file will be played back repeatedly. :All – All the tracks or files will be played back repeatedly.
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. Press SEARCH and the search menu appears on the screen. 2. Press a number button to select a marker number that you want to recall. Playback starts from the marked scene. To delete a Marker 1. Press SEARCH and the search menu appears on the screen. 2. Press S to highlight a marker number. Use A/D to select a marked scene that you want to delete. 3. Press CLEAR and the marked scene is erased from the search menu.
Operating Changing content list view On the [Movie], [Music] or [Photo] menu, you can change the content list view. Method 1 Press red (R) colored button repeatedly. Method 2 1. On the content list, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the option menu. 2. Use W/S to select the [View Change] option. 3. Press ENTER (b) to change the content list view. Viewing content information The player can display the content information. 1. Select a file using W/S/A/D. 2. Press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the option menu. 3. Select the [Information] option using W/S, and press ENTER (b). The file information appears on the screen. While movie playback, you can display the file information by pressing TITLE/POPUP. Note The information displayed on the screen may not correct comparing actual content information. Selecting a subtitle file If the subtitle file name is different from the movie file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
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. Note y Last Scene Memory function for a previous disc is erased once a different disc is played. y This function may not work depending on the disc. y On BD-ROM discs with BD-J, the last scene memory function does not work. y This unit does not memorize settings of a disc if you switch off the unit before commencing to play it. Options while viewing a photo You can use various options during viewing a photo in full screen. 1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press INFO/ DISPLAY (m) to display the option menu. 2. Select an option using W/S. a Current photo/Total number of photos – Use A/D to view previous/next photo.
Operating Listening to music while slide show You can display photo files while listening to audio files. 1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press INFO/ DISPLAY (m) to display the option menu. 2. Use W/S to select [Music Select] option, and press ENTER (b) to display the [Music Select] menu. 3. Use W/S to select a device, and press ENTER (b). Device that you can select are differ depending on the location of the photo file you are displaying in full screen. Photo location Disc, USB DLNA server 4. Use W/S to select a file or a folder you wish to play. Select g and press ENTER (b) to display the upper directory. Note When selecting music file from a server, folder selection is not available. Only file selection is available. 5. Use D to select [OK], and press ENTER (b) to complete music selection. On-Screen display You can display and adjust various information and settings about the content.
Note y If no button is pressed for a few seconds, the on-screen display disappears. y A title number cannot be selected on some discs. y Available items may differ depending on discs or titles. y If an interactive Blu-ray Disc is playing back, some setting information is displayed on the screen but prohibited to be changed. Playing from selected time eroy 1. Press INFO/DISPLAY (m) during playback. The time search box shows the elapsed playing time. 2. Select the [Time] option and then input the required start time in hours, minutes, and seconds from left to right. For example, to find a scene at 2 hours, 10 minutes, and 20 seconds, enter “21020”. Press A/D to skip the playback 60 seconds forward or backward. 3. Press ENTER (b) to start playback from selected time. Note y This function may not work on some disc or titles. y This function may not work depending on the file type and ability of the DLNA server.
Operating Watching from a different angle If the disc contains scenes recorded at different camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback. 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the On-Screen display. 2. Use W/S to select the [Angle] option. 3. Use A/D to select desired angle. 4. Press BACK(x) to exit the On-Screen display. Changing the TV Aspect Ratio eroy You can change the TV aspect ratio setting while playback. 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the On-Screen display. 2. Use W/S to select the [TV Aspect Ratio] option. 3. Use A/D to select desired option. 4. Press BACK(x) to exit the On-Screen display. Note Even if you change the value of the [TV Aspect Ratio] option in On-Screen display, the [TV Aspect Ratio] option in the [Setup] menu is not changed.
Changing subtitle code page If the subtitle is displayed in broken letter, you can change the subtitle code page to view the subtitle file properly. 1. During playback, press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the playback menu. 2. Use W/S to select the [Code Page] option. 3. Use A/D to select desired code option. 4. Press BACK(x) to exit the On-Screen display. Audio CD Recording You can record one desired track or all of the tracks in Audio CD to a USB storage device. 1. Insert a USB storage device to the USB port on the front panel. 2. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE), and place an Audio CD on the disc tray. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE) to close the disc tray. The playback starts automatically. 3. Press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the option menu. 4. Use W/S to select [CD Recording] option, and press ENTER (b). 5. Use W/S to select a track you wish to copy on the menu, and press ENTER (b). Repeat this step to select tracks as many as you can. Selects all the tracks on an Audio CD.
CD recording. > Caution The recording or copying features on this player are provided for your personel and noncommercial use. The making of unauthorized copies of copy-protected material, including computer programs, files, broadcasts and sound recordings, may be an infringement of copyrights and constitute a criminal offense. 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 Respect Copyrights Displaying MP3 music information (ID3 Tag) 1. Select a music file using W / S / A / D. 2. Press INFO/DISPLAY (m) to display the option menu. 3. Select [Information] option using W / S, and press ENTER (b).
Radio Operations Be sure that the antenna is connected. (Refer to the page 20) Listening to the radio 1. Press RADIO&INPUT (P) until TUNER (FM) appears in the display window. The last received station is tuned in. 2. Press and hold TUNING (-/+) for about two seconds until the frequency indication starts to change. Scanning stops when the unit tunes in a station. Or Press TUNING (-/+) repeatedly. 3. Adjust the volume by rotating VOLUME on the front panel or by pressing VOL (+/- ) on the remote control. Presetting the Radio Stations You can preset 50 stations for FM. Before tuning, make sure that you have turned down the volume. 1. Press RADIO&INPUT (P) until the TUNER (FM) appears in the display window. 2. Select the desired frequency by using TUNING (-/+). 3. Press ENTER (b) a preset number will flash in the display window. 4. Press PRESET (-/+) to select the preset number you want. 5. Press ENTER (b). The station is stored.
Operating Enjoying the NetCast™ Entertainment Access You can use various content services via Internet with the NetCast Entertainment Access feature. 1. Check the network connection and settings (page 22). 2. Press HOME (n). 3. Select the [NetCast] using A/D, and press ENTER (b). 4. Select an option using W/S/A/D, and press ENTER (b). Note y Detailed information of each service, contact to the content provider or visit support link of the service. y The content of NetCast services and service related information, including user interface, is subject to changes. Please refer to the web site of each service for most up-to-date information.
Troubleshooting General Symptom The Power does not turned 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. The unit is not operating normally. Cause & Solution Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. y Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc type, colour system, and regional code.) y Place the disc with the playback side down. y Place the disc on the disc tray correctly inside the guide. y Clean the disc. y Cancel the Rating function or change the rating level. Multi-angles are not recorded on the DVD Video being played. y The files are not recorded in a format that the unit can play. y The unit does not support the codec of the movie file. y The remote control is not pointed at the remote sensor of the unit. y The remote control is too far from the unit. y There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit. y The batteries in the remote control are exhausted.
Troubleshooting Network Symptom BD-Live feature does not work. Streaming video services (such as YouTube™, etc.) are often stopped or “buffer” during playback. Shared folder or files from media server are not displayed on the device list. Picture Symptom There is no picture. Picture noise appears Blu-ray 3D disc playback does not output 3D views. Cause & Solution 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 22). y Your broadband speed may not fast enough to use the BD-Live features. Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and increase the broadband speed is recommended. y The [BD-LIVE connection] option in the [Setup] menu is set to [Prohibited]. Set the option to [Permitted]. Your broadband service speed may not be fast enough to stream video services. Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and increase the broadband speed is recommended. The player is not connected to the local area network that your media server are connected. Cause & Solution y Select the appropriate video input mode on the TV so the picture from the unit appears on the TV screen.
Sound Symptom There is no sound or the sound is distorted. Customer Support 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 and other open source licenses, please visit http://opensource.lge.com. All referred license terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices are available to download with the source code. Cause & Solution y Connect the audio connection securely. y The input source setting on the amplifier or the connection to the amplifier is incorrect. y The unit is in scan, slow motion, or pause mode. y The sound volume is low. y Check that the connected amplifier is compatible with audio format output from the unit. y The unit’s HDMI OUT jack is connected to a DVI device. The DVI jack does not accept audio signal. y Check the device connected to unit’s HDMI OUT jack is compatible with audio format output from the unit. Troubleshooting...
Appendix Controlling a TV with the Supplied Remote Control You can control your TV using the buttons below. By pressing You can Turn the TV on or off. 1 (TV POWER) Switch the TV’s input source AV/INPUT between the TV and other input sources. Scan up or down through PR/CH W/S memorized channels. VOL +/– Adjust the volume of the TV Turn the TV’s volume on MUTE or off Note Depending on the unit being connected, you may not be able to control your TV using some of the buttons. Setting up the remote to control your TV You can operate your TV with the supplied remote control.
Network Software Update Network update notification From time to time, performance improvements and/or additional features or services may be made available to units that are connected to a broadband home network. If there is new software available and the unit is connected to a broadband home network, the player will inform you about the update as follows. Option 1: 1. The update menu will appear on the screen when you turn on the player. 2. Use A/D to select a desired option and then press ENTER (b). [OK] Starts the software update. [Cancel] Exits the update menu and displays it next booting. [Hide] Exits the update menu and it does not appear until next software is uploaded in the update server. Option 2: If the software update is available from the update server, the “Software Update” icon appears at the bottom of the Home menu. Press blue (B) colored button to start the update procedure. Software 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...
> Caution Do not turn off the power during the software update. Note If the software includes the driver update, disc tray may open during the process. 9. When update is completed, the power will be turned off automatically in a few seconds. 10. Turn the power back on. The system now operates with the new version. 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 49. About Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials is a software for sharing video, audio and photo files stored on your computer to this player as a DLNA-compatiable digital media server. Note y The Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials CD- ROM is designed for PCs and should not be inserted in this player or in any product other than a PC. y The supplied Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials CD-ROM is a customized software edition only for sharing files and folders to this player.
y Graphics card with at least 32 MB video memory, minimum resolution of 800 x 600 pixels, and 16- bit color settings y Windows® Internet Explorer® 6.0 or higher y DirectX® 9.0c revision 30 (August 2006) or higher y Network environment: 100 Mb Ethernet, WLAN Start up your computer, and insert the supplied CD- ROM disc into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. An installation wizard will walk you through the quick and uncomplicated installation process. To install Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials, proceed as follows: 1. Close all Microsoft Windows programs and exit any anti-virus software that may be running. 2. Insert the supplied CD-ROM disc into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. 3. Click [Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials]. 4. Click [Run] to start installation. 5. Click [Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials]. The installation is prepared and the installation wizard appears. 6. Click the [Next] button to display the serial number input screen. Click [Next] to go to the next step. 7. If you accept all conditions, click [I accept the License Conditions] check box and click [Next]. Installation is not possible without this agreement. 8. Click [Typical] and click [Next]. The installation process is started.
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 Finland Mongolia France Morocco Germany Nepal Great Britain Netherlands Greece...
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 Greek Assamese 6583 Greenlandic Aymara 6588 Guarani Azerbaijani 6590 Gujarati Bashkir 6665 Hausa Basque 6985 Hebrew Bengali; Bangla 6678...
Appendix Trademarks and Licenses Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, BD-Live™, BONUSVIEW™ and the logos are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Association. Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI licensing LLC. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. 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 are registered trademarks,& DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio | Essential and the DTS logos are trademarks of DTS, Inc. Product includes software. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved. “DVD Logo” is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo Licensing Corporation. DLNA®, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED® are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance. “x.v.Color” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. “AVCHD” and the “AVCHD” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. DivX®, DivX Certified® and associated logos are trademark of DivX, Inc., and are used under license.
Video Output Resolution HDMI OUT connection y If you select a resolution manually and then connect the HDMI jack to TV and your TV does not accept it, the resolution setting is set to [Auto]. y If you select a resolution that your TV does not accept, the warning message will appear. After resolution change, if you cannot see the screen, please wait 20 seconds and the resolution will automatically revert back to the previous resolution. y The 1080p video output frame rate may be automatically set to either 24 Hz or 60 Hz depending both on the capability and preference of the connected TV and based on the native video frame rate of the content on the BD-ROM disc. VIDEO OUT connection The resolution of the VIDEO OUT jack is always outputted at 480i resolution. Appendix...
Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Power consumption Dimensions (W x H x D) Net Weight (Approx.) Operating temperature Operating humidity Inputs/Outputs VIDEO OUT HDMI OUT (video/audio) ANALOG AUDIO IN DIGITAL IN (OPTICAL) PORT. IN Tuner FM Tuning Range Amplifier Power output (3 Ω), (RMS), THD 10 % (3 Ω/ 3 Ω) Total Front Center Surround Sub-Woofer Refer to the main label. Refer to the main label. Approx. 360 x 59 x 307 mm without foot 2.8 kg 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F) 5 % to 90 % 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω, sync negative, RCA jack x 1 19 pin (Type A, HDMI™ Connector) 2.0 Vrms (1 kHz, 0 dB), 600 Ω, RCA jack (L, R) x 1 Optical Connector x 1 0.5 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) 87.5 to 108.0 MHz or 87.50 to 108.00 MHz 850 W 141 W x 2 141 W 141 W x 2 145 W (Passive)
System Laser Wavelength Signal system Frequency response Signal-to-noise ratio Total harmonic distortion Dynamic range LAN port Bus Power Supply (USB) Speakers Front speaker (Left/ Right) Type 1 Way 1 speaker Impedance Rated 3 Ω Input Power 141 W Rear speaker (Left/ Right) Type 1 Way 1 speaker Impedance Rated 3 Ω Input Power 141 W Center speaker Type 1 Way 1 speaker Impedance Rated 3 Ω Input Power 141 W Subwoofer Type 1 Way 1 speaker Impedance Rated 3 Ω Input Power 145 W y Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Semiconductor laser 405 nm / 650 nm Standard NTSC/ PAL color TV system...
Appendix 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. Keeping the exterior surfaces clean y Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray near the unit. y Wiping with strong pressure may damage the surface. y Do not leave rubber or plastic products in contact with the unit for a long period of time. Cleaning the unit To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner, as these might damage the surface of the unit. Maintaining the Unit The unit is a high-tech, precision device. If the optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty or worn, the picture quality could be diminished. For details, please contact your nearest authorized Service Center. Notes on Discs Handling Discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold...
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 originated. The availability of and access to Content and Services furnished by the Service Provider through the LGE Device are subject to change at any time, without prior notice, including, but not limited to the suspension, removal or cessation of all or any part of the Content or Services. Should you have any inquiry or problem related to the Content or Services, you may refer to the Service Provider’s website for the most up-to- date information. LGE is neither responsible nor liable for customer service related to the Content and Services. Any question or request for service relating to the Content or Services should be made directly to the respective Content and Service Providers. Please note that LGE is not responsible for any Content or Services provided by the Service Provider or any changes to, removal of, or cessation of such Content or Services and does not warrant or guaranty the availability of or access to such Content or Services.