Contents What is LocationFree?... 3 What You can Do with the LocationFree Player... 4 Getting Started ... 6 Setting Up to Connect to the Base Station ... 6 Preparations and Settings to Watch TV or Video Away from Home ... 10 Watching TV or Video on the LocationFree Player ...
What is LocationFree? What is LocationFree? LocationFree allows you to watch TV programs or recorded video from any room in your home, or even away from home. You can transmit video from your Base Station which is connected to a DVD recorder (or other devices) to a device such as a personal computer, PSP or LocationFree TV Box via a wireless ®...
® TV antenna ** * You can only connect Base Station LF-B20 to a wireless router wirelessly (as of Oct. 2006). ** You can only connect Base Station LF-PK1 or LF-X11 to a TV antenna (as of Oct. 2006). NetAV NetAV is the name of the process that is used to transmit video output from the Base Station to devices such as the system.
Tips • You may not be able to watch some videos, DVDs, or other media that are copyright protected with the software. • When the power is turned on, the Base Station continuously emits a wireless signal. • To use the NetAV function, we recommend a broadband connection with upload and download speeds of at least 300 kbps.
• Check that the IR Blaster is connected properly to the IR BLASTER port on the Base Station, and make sure the IR Blaster is positioned so that it faces the IR Receiver of the external device correctly. LF-PK1/LF-X11 LF-B20/LF-B10 WIRELESS WIRELESS NETWORK NETWORK SETUP MODE/...
® Notes • If you intend to use your Base Station LF-B20 at the Client mode, be sure to make network settings of your PSP system to connect the PSP system to your router. If you have not made network settings of your PSP ®...
The SETUP MODE LED blinks. LF-PK1/LF-X11 SETUP MODE LED Wait while the PSP the Base Station and the network settings required for establishing a connection are completed. This is an automatic process. LF-B20/LF-B10 WIRELESS SETUP MODE NETWORK SETUP MODE/ NET AV SETUP MODE RESET...
The TV or video picture is displayed. When a connection to the Base Station is established, the TV picture (LF-PK1/LF- X11) or the video picture (LF-B20/LF-B10) is displayed. For detailed usage instructions, refer to "Watching TV or Video on the LocationFree Player"...
Setting to Watch TV or Video Away from Home You need to do this setup before you go out. When using LF-B20/LF-B10 After you successfully connect the Base Station to your router, your settings to watch video away from your home are automatically created.
Internet to get through to the Base Station port (initial setting: 5024 (LF-B20/LF- B10), 5021 (LF-PK1/LF-X11)). • It is necessary to set the Base Station’s IP address to activate the port forwarding setting on the router.
The TV or video picture is displayed. When a connection is established, the TV picture (LF-PK1/LF-X11) or the video picture (LF-B20/LF-B10) is displayed. ® button. Connecting to the Base Station from Outside Your Home...
Connection to the Base Station over the Internet begins. The TV or video picture is displayed. When a connection is established, the TV picture (LF-PK1/LF-X11) or the video picture (LF-B20/LF-B10) is displayed. system to ® from the Note No connection will be established if the Base Station, router, modem and other devices are not turned on.
Using the Control Panel Displaying the Control Panel Press the button during TV or video playback. The control panel is displayed. Select an icon, and then press the button. Remote Control (1 page 15) Displays the on-screen remote control for controlling TV and video playback.
You can operate a video deck or DVD player that is connected to the Base Station using the on- screen remote control. For example, if you have a Sony-manufactured DVD player connected to the Base Station, you can display an on-screen remote control with...
Duo™ media and then complete [Remote Control Settings] (1 page 20). For more information on remote control data, see sony.com/locationfree/ownerslounge/psp Depending on the connected device, the usage method of the remote control for the device may vary. The main functions that are commonly available on remote controls are explained below.
Type Description Zoom The image is shown at full screen size without changing proportions, while cutting off the top and bottom areas. Full Screen The image is shown in the full screen size by changing proportions and zooming in horizontally and vertically.
Operating with the PSP You can operate without using the control panel by using the PSP System button button Displays the control panel (1 page 14) button Displays the on-screen remote control (1 page 15) Select button Switches among available video input options L button / R button Changes the panel that is displayed for remote controls that have more than one panel (1 page 15)
Setting Up the LocationFree Player Adjusting Settings for Watching TV or Video You can adjust settings such as those for the TV channel or the remote control for connected devices. Setting the TV Channel (LF- PK1/LF-X11 only) You can make settings for the TV channel only when you are connecting to the Base Station LF-PK1 or LF- X11.
Skip If you select [Yes], the channel will not be displayed on the system when changing ® channels with the PSP system’s directional buttons or the +/– buttons on the remote control. When you have completed making settings for all channels, press the right button. Save your settings.
Select the product type of the connected device, and then press the right button. The number shown following the product type, for example the "(1)" in "DVD Recorder (1)", indicates the remote control’s mode. Select one of the remote control modes and if the remote control does not operate properly, try using the other remote control modes.
To prepare the device registration file, you need a computer installed with LocationFree Player. Download a file for device registration from the settings screen of the Base Station LF-B20/LF-B10. For details, refer to"Base Station Settings" - "Making Advanced Settings for the Base Station" - "Device Registration" on the Operating Instructions document supplied with the Base Station LF-B20/LF-B10.
The video picture is displayed. When a connection is established, the video picture (LF-B20/LF-B10) is displayed. For details on operation, see "Watching TV or Video on the LocationFree Player" (1 page 12).
Advanced Settings for the LocationFree Player You can set the domain name and port number for use in connecting your PSP system to the Base ® Station from outside your home. Usually, you do not need to change these settings. Select from the control panel (1 page 14), and then press the...
Base Station Settings This section explains how to do the Base Station settings. The Base Station Setting is accessed and set from the PSP system's Internet browser. ® Note You can open the Base Station Settings page only when the PSP system and the Base Station are ®...
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LocationFree Customer Support 1-866-925-SONY (7669) - U.S. 1-239-768-7688 - International 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST, Mon.-Fri. (English Only) LocationFree Web sites <U.S.> sony.com/locationfree/ For questions about the PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, contact SCEA Consumer Services: ® ® www.us.playstation.com/psp 1-800-345-7669...