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LG BD-370 -  Blu-Ray Disc Player Owner's Manual

LG BD-370 - Blu-Ray Disc Player Owner's Manual

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Network Blu-ray Disc Player
Owner's Manual
Model: BD370
Copyright © 2009, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.
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  • Page 1 As an E ® Partner, LG NERGY has determined that this product or product models meet the ® guidelines for NERGY energy efficiency. ® is a U.S. registered mark. NERGY Copyright © 2009, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. P/No. : MFL62344728...
  • Page 2 This equipment has been tested and found to com- result in hazardous radiation exposure. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol ply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pur- To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not try within an equilateral triangle is intended to suant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 3 7,333,929; 7,212,872 & other U.S. and worldwide We recommend to update the player using the tem for BD format, similar to use of CSS (Content patents issued & pending. DTS is a registered latest software to enhance the products operation...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    1:28 PM Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these instructions. 12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified Keep these instructions. by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart Heed all warnings. is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combi- Follow all instructions.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Reference ........48...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Handling Discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the disc by the edges so All discs listed below that fingerprints do not get on the surface. Never stick paper or tape on the BD-ROM disc disc.
  • Page 7 DVD±R/RW and CD-R/RW discs recorded using a personal computer or - DVD-R discs that contain audio titles, MP3, WMA, or Photo files. a DVD or CD Recorder may not play if the disc is damaged or dirty, or if there is dirt or condensation on the player’s lens.
  • Page 8 Menu sounds When you highlight or select a menu option, sounds can be heard such as BD-ROM Discs can store 25 GB (single layer) or 50 GB (dual layer) on a button clicks or a voice-over explaining the highlighted menu choice.
  • Page 9 Regional Code Certain System Requirements This unit has a regional code printed on the rear of the unit. This unit can For high definition video playback: play only BD-ROM or DVD discs labeled same as the rear of the unit or •...
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    4/24/09 1:28 PM Page 10 Remote control . / > (SKIP): Go to next or previous chapter / track / file. OPEN/CLOSE (Z): Opens and closes the disc tray. TV POWER: Switches the TV ON or OFF. ZOOM: Displays or exits the [Zoom] menu.
  • Page 11: Front Panel

    1 1 (POWER) Button h . / > (SKIP) Switches the unit ON or OFF. Go to next or previous file/track/chapter. d N / X (PLAY / PAUSE) i USB Port Starts playback. Connect a USB Flash Drive. Pause playback temporarily, press again to exit pause mode.
  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    Connect to digital (coaxial) audio equipment. Connect to a TV with 2 channel audio inputs. d HDMI OUT (Type A) h DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) Connect to TV with HDMI inputs. (Interface for digital audio and video) Connect to digital (optical) audio equipment.
  • Page 13: Connections To Your Tv

    In this case, check the the HDMI connection, or disconnect the HDMI cable. If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this player using a • If there is noise or lines on the screen, please check the HDMI cable HDMI cable.
  • Page 14 HDMI/DVI device and leave it for around 30 seconds, then switch Video/Audio (Left/Right) Connection on this player. Connect the VIDEO OUT jack on the player to the video in jack on the TV - The connected device’s video input is set correctly for this unit. using a video cable (V).
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Output Specifications” on page 16 for details. Connecting to an Amplifier via 2 Channel Audio Output Connect the Left and Right 2CH AUDIO OUT jacks on the player to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier, receiver, or stereo system, BD player using audio cables (A).
  • Page 16: The Unit's Audio Output Specifications

    Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Dolby Digital • If the audio format of the digital output does not match the capabilities of PCM 2ch PCM 2ch your receiver, the receiver will produce a strong, distorted sound or no DTS-HD...
  • Page 17: Resolution Setting

    Dolby Digital and TrueHD audio. Dolby Digital audio is output through Use v / V to select the [Resolution] option then press B to move to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jacks and "DD" displays on the screen if TrueHD third level.
  • Page 18 Video Output HDMI OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT • 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]. Resolution HDMI connected HDMI disconnected •...
  • Page 19: Internet Connection

    Internet connection BD Player Router or Modem 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 Powerline...
  • Page 20: Network Software Update

    (see page 21 for more detail) allowed to connect when a PC is already connected.) • 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, con- tact your ISP directly.
  • Page 21 AC power, or do not press any button. your internet environment. In this case, you can obtain the latest • If you cancel the update. turn off the power and turn it on for stable software from the authorized LG Electronics Service Center then performance.
  • Page 22: Using A Usb Flash Drive

    • Regular back up is recommended to prevent data loss. Tip: • If you use a USB extension cable or USB HUB, the USB Flash Drive If you select the [Photo] or [Music] option when a USB Flash Drive is may not be recognized.
  • Page 23: Using The Home Menu

    [Setup] – Displays the [Setup] menu. (page 23-28) Second level Tips: • If you select the [Photo] or [Music] option when the USB Flash Drive is connected and a disc is inserted simultaneously, the menu for selecting Third level a media will appear. Select a media then press ENTER.
  • Page 24 Displays theatrical images with masking bars above and below the [60Hz]. picture. • Even when [1080p Display Mode] is set to [24Hz], if your TV is not [4:3 Pan Scan] – Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. compatible with 1080/24p, the actual frame frequency of the video Displays pictures cropped to fill your TV screen.
  • Page 25 Page 25 [LANGUAGE] Menu [AUDIO] Menu Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the player’s Audio options according to the type of audio system you use. Note: Since many factors affect the type of audio output, see “The unit’s Audio Output Specifications”...
  • Page 26 PCM Stereo if the PCM Multi-Ch information is not detected from HDMI device with EDID. • If the [HDMI] or [SPDIF] option is set to [DTS re-encode], the DTS Re- encode audio is outputted for BD-ROM discs with secondary audio and the original audio is outputted for the other discs (like [Primary Pass- Thru]).
  • Page 27 Not restricted If there is no DHCP server on the network and you want to set the IP address manually, select [Static IP] then set the [IP Address], [Subnet Mask], [Gateway] and [DNS Server] using [IP Setting] option.
  • Page 28 [Factory Set] – If you need to, you can reset the player to all its facto- Use the v / V / b / B buttons to select a field; use the number buttons to ry settings. Some options cannot be reset. (Rating, Password and Area enter a value.
  • Page 29: Play A Disc

    Slow down the playing speed AVCHD Use b / B / v / V buttons to select the title/chapter you want to view, then press ENTER to start playback. While the playback is paused, press SCAN M repeatedly to play in slow motion (4 steps, forward only).
  • Page 30 Tip: Repeating a specific portion (A-B) You can select a point that you want to skip by pressing and holding b / B AVCHD button. Press REPEAT to select [A-] at the beginning of the portion you wish to...
  • Page 31 SUBTITLE repeatedly to select a desired subtitle language. last scene remains in memory even if you remove the disc from the unit or switch off the unit. If you load a disc that has the scene memorized, the scene is automatically recalled.
  • Page 32: Displaying Disc Information

    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” and press ENTER.
  • Page 33: Enjoying Bd-Live

    Page 33 Preparations: Enjoying BD-LIVE™ • The unit must be connected to the Internet and set up to use the BD-Live functions (see page 19 and 27). ON REMOTE • An USB Flash Drive is required to use this function. Connect an USB Flash Drive (see page 22).
  • Page 34: Playing A Dvd Vr Format Disc

    • You can use various playback functions. Refer to pages 29-32. • Only the primary video is played during search/slow-motion or frame-by- • On the [MOVIE] menu, use red or blue button to move to the first or the frame.
  • Page 35: Listening To Music

    4/24/09 1:28 PM Page 35 • On the [MUSIC] menu, use red or blue button to move to the first or the Listening to music last file or track and green or yellow button to move to the previous or next page.
  • Page 36: Viewing A Photo

    You can use various options during viewing a picture in full screen. This unit can play a photo files. Before playing Use v V b B to select an option and use the options as described below. photo files, read “Photo file requirement” on page...
  • Page 37: Viewing A Photo

    • Use v/V/b/B to select a folder then press ENTER and you can view the files in the folder. If you want to move to the upper or lower directo- ry, use v/V to move to the desired directory. •...
  • Page 38: Playing Youtube Videos

    B to select a period option and press ENTER to display the videos list within the selected period. There are various options on the YouTube menu. Use v V b B to select an option and press ENTER to select the options as described below.
  • Page 39 And when the playback ends or stops, the stopped playback screen and screen with content detail. related videos list appear on the screen. Use v V b B to select the cur- To pause a video while it is playing. To resume playing rent video or a video from the related videos list and then press PLAY (N) a paused video, press PLAY (N) again.
  • Page 40 Use b B to select [Sign In] option from the menu and press ENTER to display the keyboard menu. Use v v V V b b B B to select a character then press You can search for videos by entering search words of up to 128 ENTER to confirm your selection on the keyboard menu.
  • Page 41: Playing Netflix Videos

    B B , ENTER 4 Select the [Netflix] option: You can instantly watch movies (very few new releases) & TV episodes from Netflix streamed over the internet to your TV via your LG BD player. To become a Netflix member, visit: Notes: Activating your player •...
  • Page 42 Queue. You can then use your player’s remote to browse 6. (Optional) Arrange your instant Queue by clicking the [Instant] subtab. your instant Queue and to select and watch titles on your TV. You will be • To rearrange your instant Queue, drag and drop the titles in the amazed at how quick and easy it is.
  • Page 43 Stops the movie and displays your instant Queue. ENTER Pauses playing the movie and enters frame scanning 3. Use b / B to highlight a movie on your instant Queue. Use m / M mode. button to move to the previous or next page.
  • Page 44: Playing Cinemanow Videos

    [De-activate] option on the [settings] menu item. Enter your [user name] and [password] to log into your account. If you • User must log in CinemaNow web site to activate your player. To watch the stream video, you should browse and buy titles at the player.
  • Page 45 My videos After activating your player, you’re ready to use the CinemaNow service. The My videos screen is where you can get access to all your previously rented or purchased content from any CinemaNow powered by service. You can view your content under different filters: a All –...
  • Page 46 RENT in browse results”. When you finish entering the search words, Use v v V V b b B B to select a title from the list shown on the right, and then press ENTER to display the •...
  • Page 47 Many ISPs offer a variety of broadband speed options. progress Note the video quality indicator on the top right hand side of the screen while a video is playing. The quality level is dependent on your current internet network conditions and will improve as those do.
  • Page 48: Reference

    Depending on your TV, some or all buttons may not function on the TV, even after entering the correct manufacturer code. When you replace the batteries of the remote, the code number you have set may be reset to the By pressing You can default setting.
  • Page 49: Language Codes

    BD370V-N_BUSALLK-ENG 4/24/09 1:28 PM Page 49 Language Codes Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: [Disc Audio], [Disc Subtitle] and [Disc Menu]. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code...
  • Page 50: Troubleshooting

    • Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. No power. • No disc is inserted. • Insert a disc. (Check the disc indicator in the display win- The power is on, but the dow is lit.) player does not work.
  • Page 51: Troubleshooting

    "buffer" during etc.) playback. The YouTube ID is not • The ID list is full. • Delete one of the stored IDs and sign in with the ID again. automatically stored in the ID list. Customer Support Resetting the unit If you observe any of the following symptoms.
  • Page 52: Specifications

    Ethernet jack x 1, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX RCA jack x 1 Accessories COMPONENT VIDEO OUT: (Y) 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω, sync negative, RCA jack x 1 Component video cable (1), Audio cable (1), Remote control (1), (Pb)/(Pr) 0.7 V (p-p), 75 Ω, RCA jack x 2...
  • Page 53: Important Information Relating To Network Services

    Internet service. LG makes no representation or warranty that any Network Service will remain available for any period of time. Use of the Network Services may The Network Services belong to third parties and may be protected by be subject to additional terms and conditions of the respective third party copyright, patent, trademark and/or other intellectual property laws.
  • Page 54: Open Source Software Notice

    THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY This offer is valid for a period of three(3) years from the date of the KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE distribution of this product by LG Electronics.
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  • Page 56: Limited Warranty

    TRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or limitation on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above exclusion or limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights that may vary from state to state.

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