Philips HTS3306 User Manual

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Manuel d'Utilisation
Manual del Usuario
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  • Page 1 • Pour obtenir de l’aide aux États-Unis, au Canada, à Puerto Rico ou aux Îles Vierges américaines, communiquez avec le centre de service à la clientèle Philips au : 1-866-309-0866 • Pour obtenir l’aide au Mexique, entrez en contact avec le centre de soin de client de Philips à 01 800 504 62 00 ES: Para obtener más información, llame al servicio de soporte al cliente de su país.
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Registering your model with Philips makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don’t miss out. Complete and return your Product Registration Card at once, or register online at to ensure:...
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Page 4: Maintenance

    Our representatives will be happy to assist you. For online reference, please visit our website at EN - 4 Cleaning the Cabinet • Wipe the front panel and other exterior surfaces of the unit with a soft cloth.
  • Page 5: Notice

    1.4. Important Registering your model with Philips makes you eligible for all of the valuable benefits listed below, so don’t miss out. Complete and return your Product Registration Card at once, or register online at to...
  • Page 6: Trademark Information

    1.6. Trademark Information Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby”, “Pro Logic”, 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, &...
  • Page 7 Pandora is a registered trademark of Pandora Media, Inc. “Blu-ray Disc™”, “Blu-ray™” and “Blu-ray Disc™” logo are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Association. is a trademark of DVD Format/Logo Licensing Corporation. Kodak and KODAK Picture CD Compatible are trademarks of Kodak used under license. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Logo is a certification mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ... 2 Safety Instructions...2 Maintenance ...4 Notice...5 Important ...5 Supplied Accessories...5 Trademark Information ...6 FEATURES... 10 Features... 10 Version Info... 11 Symbols Used in this User Manual... 11 FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW ... 12 Front Panel ... 12 Rear Panel... 12 Remote Control...
  • Page 9 LICENSE...end of book EN - 9...
  • Page 10: Features

    FEATURES Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at 2.1. Features Blu-ray Disc™ You can enjoy Blu-ray Disc™ which is capable of storing five times more data than a conventional DVD.
  • Page 11: Version Info

    “Version Info” screen provides information about this unit’s software version. You can also download the latest software from the Philips website and update it yourself if it is newer than the version currently on your unit. The current version of software on your unit can be seen on the “Version Info”...
  • Page 12: Functional Overview

    FUNCTIONAL OVERVIEW 3.1. Front Panel 3* 4 5 6* 7 8 * The unit can also be turned on by pressing these buttons. (standby/on) button • Press to turn on the unit, or to switch the unit into standby mode. (To completely turn off the unit, you must unplug the AC power cord.) •...
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    3.3. Remote Control * The unit can also be turned on by pressing these buttons. (standby/on) button • Press to turn on the unit, or to switch the unit into standby mode. (To completely turn off the unit, you must unplug the AC power cord.) 2.
  • Page 14 23. SOUND MODE button • Press to select a sound effect mode. 24. SURROUND button • Press to select surround mode. (mute) button • Press to mute the volume. (forward) button • During playback, press to fast forward the playback. •...
  • Page 15: Display Panel

    3.4. Display Panel Display panel shows playback status or information. (e.g. elapsed playing time, source mode, repeat type, menu type, etc.). * Brightness of the display can be adjusted. Refer to “Display Panel” in “LIST OF SETTINGS” on page 37. •...
  • Page 16: Connections

    CONNECTIONS 4.1. Placing the Speakers The Philips Blu-ray Disc™ Home Theater is simple to install. However, proper system placement is critical to ensure an optimum sound experience. 1. Place the main unit near to the TV. 2. Place the speakers system at normal listening ear-level and directly parallel to the listening area.
  • Page 17: Connecting Speakers And Subwoofer

    Standard Video Connection (Supports only 480i resolution.) SPEAKERS 4 SUB- FRONT REAR FRONT WOOFER CENTER • Connect this unit directly to the TV. If the video cables are connected to a VCR then the pictures may be distorted due to the copyright protection system. 4.3.
  • Page 18: Connecting Audio From Cable Box / Recorder / Game Console Or Tv

    This unit provides analog and digital audio connection. You can connect the audio output from an audio / video device (e.g. DVD Recorder, VCR, Cable / Satellite Box, game console or TV) to this Blu-ray Disc™ Home Theater in order to enjoy the multi-channel surround sound capabilities.
  • Page 19: Audio Output From Hdmi Out Jack

    4.6. Audio Output from HDMI OUT Jack (home) “Setup” A “Audio Setup” A “Audio Output” If you set to “Speakers”: The audio output from the 5.1ch speakers differs depending on the audio source and the setting of surround mode. (Refer to “Selecting Surround Mode” on page 47.) If you set to “HDMI Normal”...
  • Page 20: Connection To The Network

    4.7. Connection to the Network By connecting this unit to the Internet, you can update the software via the Internet, access BD-Live™, Netflix, Film Fresh, Blockbuster, VUDU and Pandora services. D Note • For a stable connection, wired connection is recommended when using following features. (Using following features with Wi-Fi connection can be affected by other devices using radio frequencies.) - Video streaming services (Netflix / Film Fresh / Blockbuster / VUDU) - Internet radio service (Pandora)
  • Page 21 Wi-Fi Connection Networking equipment (modem, etc.) Internet D Note • After you made the Wi-Fi connection, set up necessary network settings. (For the network setting of Wi-Fi connection, refer to “Wireless” on page 42.) • For a Wi-Fi router, use a router which supports IEEE 802.11 b/g/n. (“n”...
  • Page 22: Before You Start

    • If the TV is connected by an HDMI cable, it may take a while for the Philips splash screen to come up. • If a certain amount of time has passed since you turned on the unit, welcome screen appears the first time you turn on this unit.
  • Page 23: Information On Playback

    INFORMATION ON PLAYBACK 6.1. Information on Playback Before you start playing back a disc, read the following information. Playable Discs and Files Playable discs Blu-ray Disc™ - BD-video - BD-RE* (ver. 2.1) (Recorded in BDMV format) - BD-R* (ver. 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3) (Recorded in BDMV format) (Unfinalized disc may not be played back.)
  • Page 24 Region Codes This unit has been designed to play back BD-video with region “A”, DVD-video with region “ALL” or “1” for HTS3306/F7 (USA / Canada) and region “ALL” or “4” for HTS3306/F8 (Mexico). You cannot play back BD-video or DVD-video that are labeled for other regions.
  • Page 25: Guide To File List

    Description for Icons ] : group (folder) icon ] : music file icon “Folders” refers to the groups of files. “Tracks” refers to the contents recorded on the audio “Files” refers to the contents on a disc which are recorded in AVCHD, MP3, Windows Media™ Audio, JPEG (including KODAK Picture CD) file format.
  • Page 26: Basic Playback

    BASIC PLAYBACK 7.1. Playing Back a Disc 1. Insert a disc (refer to “How to Insert a Disc” on page 25). • For Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD / audio CD or a disc containing only one type of file, playback will start automatically.
  • Page 27: Playing Back An Sd Card

    7.2. Playing Back an SD Card You can play back AVCHD / MP3 / WMA / JPEG files in an SD card. With the SD card, you can also enjoy the following functions. - Special additional contents for BD-ROM Profile 1 ver.1.1. (For more information about the special additional contents, refer to the instruction book that came with the disc.)
  • Page 28: Special Playback

    SPECIAL PLAYBACK 8.1. Fast Forward / Fast Reverse 1. During playback, press [ (forward)] repeatedly for fast forward. During playback, press [ (reverse)] repeatedly for fast reverse. Every time you press [ (forward)] or (reverse)], the playback speed will change. 2.
  • Page 29: Slide Show

    8.5. Slide Show 1. Follow steps 1 to 2 in “Playing Back a Disc” on page 26. 2. Open the folder which contains the desired JPEG files. 3. Use [ ] to select a desired file to be played back, then press [ (play)] or [OK].
  • Page 30: Title / Chapter Search

    8.8. Title / Chapter Search Using [ (previous)] / [ 1. During playback, press [ (next)] to skip the current title or chapter and move to the next. The title or chapter will move forward one at a time. • If there is no chapter in one title, the current title may be skipped.
  • Page 31: Switching Subtitles

    8.11. Switching Subtitles Some video materials may have subtitles in one or more languages. For commercially available discs, the supported languages can be found on the disc case. Follow the steps below to switch the subtitle language during playback. 1. During playback, press [SUBTITLE]. 2.
  • Page 32: Switching Camera Angles

    • [AUDIO] may not work on some discs with multiple audio streams or channels (e.g. DVDs that allow changing audio setting on the disc menu). • If the disc has no audio language, “Not Available” will be displayed on the TV screen. •...
  • Page 33: Play From Portable Media Player

    • Refer to “Network Installation” on page 40. 3. Press [Net-TV]. • Net TV screen will appear. • For the first time only, "Philips Terms of Use Internet Enabled Product" screen will appear. After confirming the content, press [OK]. 4. Press [ (home)] to exit.
  • Page 34: Pandora Operations

    10. PANDORA OPERATIONS With this unit, You can instantly listen to personalized radio stations streamed over the Internet from Pandora. To learn more about Pandora, please visit 10.1. Activating Pandora In order to listen to Internet radio streamed from Pandora via the Internet, you must create a Pandora account and activate this unit.
  • Page 35: List Of Settings

    11. LIST OF SETTINGS In the setup menu, you can customize various kinds of settings as you prefer. Refer to the following instructions to navigate through the setup menu. 1. Press [ (home)] to access the home menu. 2. Use [ ] to select “Setup”, then press [OK].
  • Page 36 Category EasyLink Setup EasyLink One Touch Play One Touch Standby System Audio Control External Input Preference Setup Menu Language Audio Subtitle Disc Menu Parental Control Change Password Screen Saver EN - 36 Menus / Options Coaxial MP3 Link None Auto (XXXX) English Español Français...
  • Page 37 Category Preference Setup Angle Icon Display Panel Advanced Setup Auto Power Off Software Update Automatically check for latest software Quick Start Mode* Version Info Restore default settings * When “Quick Start Mode” is set to “On”, power consumption during standby mode will increase. Menus / Options Auto Bright...
  • Page 38: Setups

    12. SETUPS 12.1. TV Display (home) “Setup” A “Video Setup” A “TV Display” Use this feature to adjust the aspect ratio of the video source which is different from your TV’s ratio to fit your TV monitor without distorting the picture. Descriptions of each setting are as follows: Video Your...
  • Page 39 • Among the display device(s) that support HDMI, some do not support audio output (for example, projectors). While connected to a device such as a projector, audio will not be output from the HDMI OUT jack. • When this unit’s HDMI OUT jack is connected to a DVI-D compatible display device(s) (HDCP compatible) with an HDMI-DVI converter cable, the signals are output in digital RGB.
  • Page 40: Network Installation

    12.3. Network Installation (home) “Setup” Set up network connection settings in order to use BD-Live™, Netflix / Film Fresh / Blockbuster / VUDU / Pandora or network update function. Connection Test After you enable a network connection or change the network settings, always perform the connection test to check if the connection is correctly made.
  • Page 41 6. Select “Subnet Mask”, “Default Gateway”, “Primary DNS” and “Secondary DNS” in turn, and enter each address number with cursor buttons and number buttons, then press [OK]. • Enter the DNS addresses provided by your Internet provider. • If the DNS address is unknown, check the DNS address of other devices (e.g.
  • Page 42 Wireless If you connect this unit to the Wi-Fi network, select “Wireless” and set up necessary settings. Please make a note of your Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and its WEP / WPA key before proceeding with the setup. Auto Scan Search for Wi-Fi networks automatically and select the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) from the list.
  • Page 43: Easylink Setup

    (home) “Setup” This unit supports Philips EasyLink, which enables your TV (limited to Philips brand EasyLink TV) to act in conjunction with this unit, or vice versa. Compliant TV must be connected to the HDMI OUT jack. When “EasyLink” setting is set to “On”, functions listed below will be available.
  • Page 44: External Input

    • Depending on the connected TV, two device names (“PHILIPS BD-HTS” and “Audio System”) may be displayed in the device list of TV’s menu screen. To select this unit, please select “PHILIPS BD-HTS”. 12.5. External Input Use to map a connected HDMI device to the correct audio input for automatic audio source switching.
  • Page 45: Software Update

    “Advanced (home) A “Setup” Setup” Philips continuously tries to improve its products and we strongly recommend that you update the software when updates are available. New software can be downloaded from our website at using the model number of your Home Theater System (e.g.
  • Page 46: Restore Default Settings

    Network Update You can update the software by connecting the unit to the Internet. 1. Follow steps 1 to 3 in “Disc / SD Card Update” on page 45. 2. Use [ ] to select “Network”, then press [OK]. 3. Use [ ] to select “Yes”, then press [OK].
  • Page 47: Sound Settings

    13. SOUND SETTINGS 13.1. Volume Control You can control the volume level of the audio output from 5.1ch speakers. To increase or decrease the volume level: Press [VOL / ]. • The volume level will increase or decrease, every time you press [VOL ] or [VOL •...
  • Page 48: Other Settings

    14. OTHER SETTINGS 14.1. Switching Active Source Mode You can change the active source mode to the desired external audio inputs and enjoy audio from the connected device with the multi-channel surround sound capabilities. Press [SOURCE] repeatedly to select the desired source mode.
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    Check the region code of the disc. This unit supports following region codes. - Blu-ray Disc™ :“A” - DVD :“ALL” or “1” for HTS3306/F7 (USA / Canada) “ALL” or “4” for HTS3306/F8 (Mexico) For DVD-RW/-R, make sure that the disc is finalized.
  • Page 50 DVD or SD card. (Please refer to user manuals of the device / software for more information.) Make sure that the unit is connected to the Philips brand EasyLink TV and the “EasyLink” is set to “On”. This error message may appear when your TV's OSD language is not supported by this unit.
  • Page 51: Downloading An Electronic Copy

    5. Under Product support, click “User manuals”. 15.2. Contact Us • If you cannot resolve your problem, refer to the FAQ for this Home Theater System at If the problem remains unresolved, contact the Customer Support Center in your country. D Note •...
  • Page 52: Glossary

    16. GLOSSARY Analog Audio An electrical signal that directly represents sound. Compare this to digital audio which can be an electrical signal, but is an indirect representation of sound. See also “Digital Audio”. Aspect Ratio The width of a TV screen relative to its height. Conventional TVs are 4:3 (in other words, the TV screen is almost square);...
  • Page 53 LAN (Local Area Network) A group of computer networks covering a small area like a company, school or home. Local Storage A storage area of sub contents for playing virtual packages on BD-video. MP3 (MPEG audio layer 3) MP3 is a method of compressing files. You can copy MP3 files on BD-RE/-R, DVD-RW/-R, CD-RW/-R or SD card from the computer and play back the files on this unit.
  • Page 54: Language Code List

    17. LANGUAGE CODE LIST Language Code French [FRE] Abkhazian 4748 Frisian Afar 4747 Galician Afrikaans 4752 Georgian Albanian 6563 German [GER] Amharic 4759 Greek [GRE] Arabic 4764 Greenlandic Armenian 5471 Guarani Assamese 4765 Gujarati Aymara 4771 Hausa Azerbaijani 4772 Hebrew Bashkir 4847 Hindi...
  • Page 55: Specifications

    NTSC Color 120 V AC, 60 Hz 70 W (standby: 0.6 W) Home theater mode: 1000 W FTC* output power: 700 W * (Main Ch @ 1 kHz within 10 % THD, Sub Ch 60 Hz within 2.5 % THD) 17.2 x 2.4 x 11.7 inches (435 x 59 x 295.6 mm)
  • Page 56: One (1) Year Limited Warranty

    This Limited Warranty applies only to the new products that can be identified by the trademark, trade name, or logo affixed to it. This Limited Warranty does not apply to any non-Philips hardware product or any software, even if packaged or sold with the product.
  • Page 57 LICENSE This section describes software license used for this product. This product uses some open source software: GPL software: linux, module-init-tools, mount, nettools, sash, Realtek WiFi driver LGPL software: directfb, glibc, Qt, live555 BSD: WPA Supplicant MIT: expat, lua, lua-xmlreader, lua-slncrypto, libxml2 MIT/X: cURL XML-RPC FOR C/C++ license: xmlrpc gSOAP Public License: gSOAP...
  • Page 58 either by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the original copyright holder who places the Program under this License may add an explicit geographical distribu- tion limitation excluding those countries, so that distribution is permitted only in or among countries not thus excluded. In such case, this License incorporates the limitation as if written in the body of this License.
  • Page 59 be conveniently linked with application programs (which use some of those func- tions and data) to form executables. The "Library", below, refers to any such software library or work which has been distributed under these terms. A "work based on the Library" means either the Library or any derivative work under copyright law: that is to say, a work containing the Library or a portion of it, either verbatim or with modi cations and/or trans- lated straightforwardly into another language.
  • Page 60 under this License and any other pertinent obligations, then as a consequence you may not distribute the Library at all. For example, if a patent license would not permit royalty-free redistribution of the Library by all those who receive copies directly or indirectly through you, then the only way you could satisfy both it and this License would be to refrain entirely from distribution of the Library.
  • Page 61 SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE. Except as contained in this notice, the name of a copyright holder shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written authorization of the copyright holder.
  • Page 62 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  • Page 64 IMPORTADOR: EXPORTADOR : País de Origen : GARANTIA INCLUIDA EN EL INSTRUCTIVO DE USO Philips and Philips Shield are used under license of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. P&F USA, Inc. PO Box 430 Daleville, IN 47334-0430 P&F Mexicana, S.A. de C.V.

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