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Panasonic DMP-BD84GN Operating Instructions Manual

Panasonic DMP-BD84GN Operating Instructions Manual


Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are of DMP-BDT280.
Thank you for purchasing this product.
Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use.
Model number suffix "EB" denotes UK model.
Firmware updates
Panasonic is constantly improving the unit's firmware to ensure
that our customers are enjoying the latest technology.
Panasonic recommends updating your firmware as soon as you
are notified.
For details, refer to "Firmware updates" ( (This site is in English only.)
Operating Instructions
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  • Page 1 DMP-BD84 Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are of DMP-BDT280. Firmware updates Panasonic is constantly improving the unit’s firmware to ensure that our customers are enjoying the latest technology. Panasonic recommends updating your firmware as soon as you are notified.
  • Page 2: Precautions

    Precautions Batteries Mishandling of batteries can cause electrolyte leakage and may cause a fire. ≥ Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the type recommended by the manufacturer. ≥ When disposing of the batteries, please contact your local WARNING authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal.
  • Page 3 You must be aware of these limits before using this unit. By disposing of them correctly, you will help to save Panasonic will in no way be responsible for any incidental damage valuable resources and prevent any potential negative which may arise due to a failure to obey these limits, or to any effects on human health and the environment.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Precautions ....2 Getting started Playback Accessories ....5 Inserting or removing media .
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Getting started Accessories ∫ Using the remote control Getting started Insert the batteries to the terminal so that it (i and j) matches those in the remote control. Check the supplied accessories before using this  unit. Remote control [BDT280] ...
  • Page 6: Unit And Media Care

    Getting started Unit and media care ∫ Clean this unit with a soft, dry cloth ≥ Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to clean this unit. ≥ Before using chemically treated cloth, carefully read the instructions that came with the cloth. ∫...
  • Page 7: Playable Media

    Getting started Playable media Device Media markings Device types Contents format BD-Video Video Video, JPEG, MPO*, BD-RE AAC, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, MP3, WAV, Video, MKV, Xvid, AAC, ALAC, DSD, BD-R FLAC, MP3, WAV, DVD-Video Video Video, AVCHD, MKV, DVD-R Xvid, JPEG, MPO*, AAC, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, MP3, WAV,...
  • Page 8 DVD-Video power from an external source. [For_the_United_Kingdom_and_Ireland] ∫ BD-RE, BD-R Discs recorded in DR mode using Panasonic Blu-ray Disc recorders may not play back the [For_Australia_and_New_Zealand] audio etc., correctly. ≥ It may not be possible to play the above media in some...
  • Page 9: Control Reference Guide

    Getting started Control reference guide When other Panasonic devices respond to the remote control of the unit, change the remote control code. ( e.g., [For_the_South_East_Asia_and_HongKong] e.g., [For_the_United_Kingdom_and_Ireland] [For_Australia_and_New_Zealand] [BDT180] [BDT180] [BD84] [BDT167] [BD84] pqrs wxyz pqrs wxyz [BDT280] [BDT180] [BDT167] [BD84]...
  • Page 10 Turn the unit on and off 21 Disc tray ( TV operation buttons 22 USB port ( You can operate the Panasonic TV using this 23 POWER LED unit’s remote control. Some buttons may not The LED lights when the unit is turned on, work depending on the TV.
  • Page 11: Connections And Settings

    AC mains lead (supplied) ≥ Use the High Speed HDMI cables. Non-HDMI-compliant cables cannot be utilized. It is recommended that you use Panasonic’s HDMI cable. When outputting 1080p or [BDT280] [BDT180] 24p (4K) signal, please use HDMI cables 5.0 meters or less.
  • Page 12: Connecting To An Amplifier/Receiver

    Connections and settings Connecting to an amplifier/receiver HDMI cable ([Except_the_United_Kingdom_and_Ireland] supplied) [BDT280] [BDT167] [BDT180] [BD84] HDMI cable HDMI OUT HDMI IN HDMI IN (ARC) (ARC) [BDT280] [BDT180] Amplifier/receiver [BDT167] [BD84] ≥ Set “Digital Audio Output” ( 25). When connecting to a non-3D or 4K compatible amplifier/receiver, ≥...
  • Page 13: Connecting To The Network

    Wireless router, etc. Internet ≥ For up-to-date compatibility information on your wireless router, refer to (This site is in English only.) ≥ The unit is not compatible with public wireless LAN services (Hotspot etc.) provided in airports, stations, cafes, etc.
  • Page 14: Settings

    Connections and settings Settings [BDT280] ∫ About the wireless connection Before beginning wireless connection setup The following settings can be performed anytime ≥ Obtain your network name (SSID*). in the Setup menu. ( 27, 28) ≥ If your wireless connection is encrypted, please be sure that you know your encryption key.
  • Page 15: Playback

    ≥ If you connect a Panasonic product with a USB connection cable, the setup screen may be displayed on the connected equipment. For RETURN details, refer to the instructions for the connected equipment.
  • Page 16: Home Menu

    Playback HOME menu Videos/Photos/Music Major functions of this unit can be operated from Disc Play back the contents. the HOME menu. ≥ When multiple contents Preparation are recorded, select the Turn on the TV and select the appropriate video types of contents or the input.
  • Page 17: Playback

    Playback Playback Search/Slow motion Search Insert the media. While playing, press [SEARCH6] or Playback starts depending on the media. [SEARCH5]. Select the item to play and press [OK]. Slow motion Repeat this step if necessary. While paused, press [SEARCH5]. ≥ Xvid, MKV, MP4 and MPEG2: Not effective. ≥...
  • Page 18 Playback Enjoying BD-Live Show the status messages While playing, press [STATUS]. With “BD-Live” discs, you can enjoy bonus contents that use Internet access. The status messages give you information about For this BD-Live function, connection of a USB what is currently being played. Each time you device is necessary along with Internet press [STATUS], the display information may connection.
  • Page 19: Enjoying Network Service

    [BDT280] their respective service providers, and service may be discontinued either temporarily or permanently without XXXXXX notice. Therefore, Panasonic will make no warranty for the XXXX XXXXXXXX content or the continuity of the services. ≥ Some features of websites or content of the service may...
  • Page 20: Home Network Feature

    Miracast compatible Player device libraries. ≥ When connected to Panasonic DLNA compatible recorders, register this unit to your Press [MIRACAST]. Panasonic DLNA compatible recorders. Operate the Miracast compatible device. Press [HOME].
  • Page 21 For more details, refer to the following website and the operating instructions for each of the equipment. You can use a smartphone or tablet as the Digital (This site is in English only.) Media Controller (DMC) to playback contents from DLNA server on the Renderer (this unit).
  • Page 22: Hdmi Cec

    ≥ Videos on discs and copyrighted content on discs cannot Easy control only with TV be copied. ≥ Panasonic does not accept any responsibility for damages remote control directly or indirectly due to any type of problems that result in loss of copying content (data), and does not guarantee By using the TV remote control, you can perform any content if copying does not work properly.
  • Page 23: Settings

    Settings Option menu Settings ∫ Random Select whether or not to play random. A variety of playback operations and settings can ∫ Start Slideshow be performed from this menu. Start the slideshow. Available options differ depending on the playing ∫ Status contents and the condition of the unit.
  • Page 24: Setup Menu

    Settings Setup menu Picture Settings ∫ Picture Mode Change the unit’s settings if necessary. The Select the picture quality mode during play. settings remain intact even if you switch the unit ≥ If you select “User”, you can change settings in to standby.
  • Page 25 Settings Deep Colour Output Picture This setting is for selecting whether to use Deep Colour Output when a TV that supports Deep ∫ Picture Mode ( Colour is connected. ∫ Picture Adjustment ( Contents Type Flag Depending on the playback content, the TV will ∫...
  • Page 26 Settings ∫ Downmix Language Select the downmix system of multi-channel to 2-channel sound. ∫ Soundtrack Preference ≥ Select “Surround encoded”, when the Choose the language for audio. connected equipment supports the virtual ≥ If “Original” is selected, the original language of surround function.
  • Page 27 Press [OK] to show the following settings: (This site is in English only.) Connection Setting The wireless router connection wizard will be Remote Device Settings ( 19, 21) displayed.
  • Page 28 Settings BD-Live Internet Access ( System You can restrict Internet access when BD-Live functions are used. ∫ Easy Settings ≥ If “Limit” is selected, Internet access is You can execute basic settings. permitted only for BD-Live contents which have content owner certificates. ∫...
  • Page 29 “Off”. (Power consumption ∫ Remote Control Change the remote control code if other Panasonic products react to this remote control. ∫ Firmware Update ( Press [OK] to show the following settings: Automatic Update Check...
  • Page 30: Reference

    (“ ”) for more than 5 seconds. Do you have the latest firmware installed? The TV tuner mode is not displayed when the Panasonic is constantly improving the unit’s TV is turned on. firmware to ensure that our customers are This phenomenon may occur, depending on the enjoying the latest technology.
  • Page 31 Reference This unit does not recognize the USB [BDT280] [BDT180] [BDT167] 3D video is not output. connection correctly. Connect to a full high-definition TV. Disconnect and re-connect the USB cable. If Is there a non-3D compatible amplifier/ it still does not recognize the connection, turn receiver connected between this unit and a this unit off and on again.
  • Page 32 Reference Playback Network I can’t connect to the network. Disc cannot be played. Confirm the network connection and settings. The disc is dirty. ( 13, 14, 27) The disc is not finalized. ( There may be interference that [BDT280] Still pictures (JPEG) do not play back prevents the unit from detecting your home normally.
  • Page 33 Reference Messages on the screen POWER LED When the POWER LED is flashing, check the Cannot play. message on the TV screen. If a message is not You inserted an incompatible disc. displayed on the TV screen, determine the type of Cannot play on this unit.
  • Page 34: Specifications

    Reference Specifications File format General File format Extension Reference “.MKV”, “.mkv” ≥ The video file and subtitles text file are Signal system PAL/NTSC [Except_South_East_Asia] inside the same folder, [Except_HongKong] Operating i5 oC to i35 oC and the file names are Subtitles text temperature range the same except for the...
  • Page 35 Reference Audio information [BDT280] [BDT180] Supported format for DLNA The audio output differs depending on the settings on the unit. ( 25, “Digital Audio Output”) ≥ File formats that are not supported by your ≥ The number of channels listed is the maximum possible DLNA server cannot be played.
  • Page 36 8185 Zulu: 9085 Corporation, (2) the software owned by third party and licensed to Panasonic Corporation, (3) the software licensed under the GNU General Public License, Version 2.0 (GPL V2.0), (4) the software licensed under the GNU LESSER General Public License, Version 2.1 (LGPL V2.1), and/or...
  • Page 37 Player Settings menu. EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER OR HOLDERS At least three (3) years from delivery of this product, Panasonic INCLUDED IN THIS NOTICE BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, OR will give to any third party who contacts us at the contact...
  • Page 38: Limited Warranty (Only For Australia)

    Panasonic Warranty 1. The product is warranted for 12 months from the date of purchase. Subject to the conditions of this warranty Panasonic or its Authorised Service Centre will perform necessary service on the product without charge for parts or labour, if in the opinion of Panasonic, the product is found to be faulty within the warranty period.
  • Page 39 ≥ Or go on line through our Internet Accessory ordering application at ≥ Most major credit and debit cards accepted. ≥ All enquiries transactions and distribution facilities are provided directly by Panasonic UK. ≥ It couldn’t be simpler! ≥ Also available through our Internet is direct shopping for a wide range of finished products. Take a browse on our website for further details.

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