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  • Page 1 ® guidelines for NERGY energy efficiency. Netflix Support ® is a U.S. registered mark. NERGY If you need help for Netflix, please contact the following: Call 1-866-579-7113 or Visit © Copyright 2008, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.
  • Page 2 This equipment has been tested and found to comply with tion and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 protect it from over heating. of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Front Panel ......10 Display Window ..... .10 Remote Control .
  • Page 4: Notes On Copyrights

    Many BD-ROM/DVD discs are encoded with copy YouTube is a trademark of Google Inc. protection. Because of this, you should only con- nect your player directly to your TV, not to a VCR. Connecting to a VCR results in a distorted picture from copy-protected discs.
  • Page 5: Introduction

    WMA files Photo files PHOTO Cleaning the unit To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the sur- Notes on Discs faces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, Handling Discs Do not touch the playback side of the disc.
  • Page 6: Playable Discs

    DVD or CD Recorder - Finalized disc only may not play if the disc is damaged or dirty, or if - Supports the dual layer disc also there is dirt or condensation on the player’s lens.
  • Page 7: Bd-Rom Disc Features

    BD-ROM Discs can store 25 GB (single layer) or explaining the highlighted menu choice. 50 GB (dual layer) on a single sided disc - about 5 to 10 times the capacity of a DVD. Multi-page/PopUp Menus...
  • Page 8: Compatibility Notes

    HDCP-capable DVI input on when you turn on the player. your display device. 2. Use b / B to select a desired option and then Some BD-ROM and DVD discs may restrict the press ENTER. use of some operation commands or features.
  • Page 9: Using An Usb Device

    HOME during playback. Some USB device may not work with this unit. • If you insert a DVD or an unplayable disc that is Digital camera and mobile phone are not formatted as ISO9660 or UDF, the [Photo] or supported.
  • Page 10: Front Panel

    BD300-N_AUSALLK_ENG_8053 2/12/09 5:15 PM Page 10 Front Panel a 1 1 (POWER) Button f N / X (PLAY / PAUSE) Switches the unit ON or OFF. Starts playback. Pause playback temporarily, press again to exit b Disc Tray pause mode.
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Point the Remote Control at the remote sensor and the rear of the Remote Control, press the buttons. and insert two R03 (size AAA) Caution batteries with Do not mix old and new batteries. Never mix different matched correctly. types of batteries (standard, alkaline, etc.).
  • Page 12: Installation And Setup

    Connect a network with an always-on broadband connection. b COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y Pb Pr) f VIDEO OUT Connect to a TV with Y Pb Pr inputs. Connect to a TV with video inputs. c DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL) g 2CH AUDIO OUT (Left/Right) Connect to digital (coaxial) audio equipment.
  • Page 13: Hdmi Connection

    HDMI connection HDMI compatible TV HDMI If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this player using a HDMI cable. 1. Connect the HDMI jack on the player to the HDMI jack on a HDMI compatible TV or monitor (H).
  • Page 14: Connections To Your Tv

    TV using a video cable (V). Audio (Left/Right) Connection Connect the left and right AUDIO OUT jacks of the player to the audio left and right IN jacks on the TV using the audio cables (A).
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Connect the Left and Right 2CH AUDIO OUT jacks all. on the player to the audio left and right in jacks on your amplifier, receiver, or stereo system, using Multi-channel Digital Surround Sound via digital audio cables (A).
  • Page 16: Internet Connection

    Depending on the access method of and subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not be able to use the internet con- nection feature contained in this player or you may be limited to the number of devices you can connect at the same time.
  • Page 17: Resolution Setting

    2/12/09 5:15 PM Page 17 Resolution Setting 5. Use v / V to select the desired resolution then press ENTER to confirm your selection. The player provides several output resolutions for HDMI OUT and COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks. Available resolution according to...
  • Page 18 BD300-N_AUSALLK_ENG_8053 2/12/09 5:15 PM Page 18 Video output according to the Resolution setting • When the copy unprotected media is playing back Video Output HDMI OUT COMPONENT VIDEO OUT VIDEO OUT Resolution Setting HDMI connected HDMI disconnected 480i 480p 480i...
  • Page 19: Initial Settings

    When the resolution is set to 1080p, select [24Hz] for smooth presentation of film material (1080/24p) with an HDMI-equipped display compatible with 3. Use v / V to select the desired option then press 1080/24p input. B to move to the second level. The screen...
  • Page 20: [Language] Menu

    (the dif- ference between the loudest sounds and the qui- etest ones). This allows you to listen to a movie at a lower volume without losing clarity of sound. Set HDMI / SPDIF (Digital Audio Output) DRC to [On] for this effect.
  • Page 21: [Lock] Menu (Parental Control)

    Input a password and press ENTER. Enter it again and press ENTER to verify. If you make a mistake before pressing ENTER, press CLEAR. 3. Select a rating from 1 to 8 using the v / V but- Password tons.
  • Page 22: [Network] Menu

    This option is available only if [IP Mode] option is set to [Static IP]. Use the v / V / b / B buttons to select a field; use the number buttons to enter a value. Press ENTER when [OK] is highlighted to finish and exit the...
  • Page 23: [Others] Menu

    USB device. [Deactivate Netflix] – Deactivates your player. To activate the Netflix again, see page 32. 3. Use b / B to select [Yes] or [No] then press ENTER. Note: If you reset the player to its original factory settings using [Factory Set] option, Netflix is deactivated also.
  • Page 24: Operations

    2/12/09 5:15 PM Page 24 Operations General disc playback features 1. Load your chosen disc in the tray, with the playback side down. 2. Start playback using the HOME menu (see page 9). Buttons Operations Discs OPEN / CLOSE (Z) Opens or closes the disc tray.
  • Page 25 Notes on general features: • When you turn on the player or replace a disc, the player returns to the initial default setting. Depending on a disc, a specific type of audio the disc has is output. • Depending on the pre-recorded contents of the BD-ROM, some functions may not be available or may be...
  • Page 26: If A Disc Menu Screen Is Displayed

    To enter a marker, press MARKER at the desired point on the disc. The Marker icon appears Use b / B / v / V buttons to select the title/chapter on the TV screen briefly. Repeat to enter up to nine you want to view, then press ENTER to start play- markers.
  • Page 27: Displaying Disc Information On-Screen

    The items displayed differ depending on the disc type or playing status. 2. During BD-ROM or DVD playback, you can select an item by pressing v / V and change or select the setting by pressing b / B. Title – Current title number/total number of titles.
  • Page 28: Enjoying Bd-Live™ Or Bonus View™ In Bd-Video

    Do not extract the connected USB device while con- function, BD-Video supporting BD-Live (BD-ROM tent is being downloaded or a Blu-ray disc is still in version 2 Profile 2) that has a network extension the disc tray. Doing so may damage the connected...
  • Page 29: Playing A Dvd Vr Format Disc

    Playing a DVD VR Format Disc MOVIE menu options This unit will play DVD-RW disc that is recorded 1. Use v / V to select a title on the [MOVIE] menu using the Video Recording (VR) format. then press ENTER.
  • Page 30: Playing An Audio Cd Or Mp3/Wma Files

    Playing an Audio CD or MUSIC menu options MP3/WMA files 1. Use v / V to select a track or file on the MUSIC menu then press ENTER. The player can play Audio CDs and MP3/WMA files. The menu options appear.
  • Page 31: Viewing A Photo File

    Use ENTER to rotate the picture clockwise. This option is not available during slide show. 4. Use v V b B to select a file and press ENTER. e Use ENTER to set the Slide Show speed. The selected image is displayed in full screen.
  • Page 32: Netflix Operation

    See page 22. Step 3: Checking Network Configuration 1. Select [NETWORK] on the [Setup] menu. 3. Use v / V to select the [yes - activate instant 2. Select [IP Mode] option on the [NETWORK] streaming from Netflix] then press ENTER.
  • Page 33: Using Your Player For Netflix

    Selecting a movie to watch on your TV instant Queue and to select and watch titles on your TV. You will be amazed at how quick and easy it is. After you set up your player and add movies & TV...
  • Page 34 ISP’s network conditions. Contact your ISP if Button(s) Operations you have problems maintaining a fast connection that is reliable, or if you want to increase your con- Starts playing back the movie. nection speed. Many ISPs offer a variety of broad- band speed options.
  • Page 35: Youtube Operation

    ENTER. when the unit is in sign-in status. Displays the videos list that is arranged in the YouTube server 3. Use v V b B to select a desired option on the with your account. YouTube then press ENTER. Some videos may not appear on the [Favorites] 4.
  • Page 36: Playing A Video

    Stops the video and displays relat- playback screen and related videos list appear on ed videos list. the screen. Use v V b B to select the current video or a video from the related videos list and then press ./>...
  • Page 37 ENTER to display the YouTube server with your account, you need to the keyboard menu. Use v v V V b b B B to select a char- sign in with your YouTube account.
  • Page 38: Reference

    To program the remote to control the TV using the manufacturer code Controlling a TV with the If your TV is listed in the table on the next page, set Supplied Universal Remote the appropriate manufacturer code. 1. While holding down TV POWER button, press...
  • Page 39: Code Numbers Of Controllable Tvs

    043 054 METZ 004 043 CROWN 043 143 004 006 024 028 042 049 SUPRE MACY CURTIS MATHES 004 006 101 116 143 077 116 SYLVANIA 003 004 006 044 059 060 MINERVA 063 064 116 127 140 160 DAEWOO...
  • Page 40: Language Codes

    BD300-N_AUSALLK_ENG_8053 2/12/09 5:15 PM Page 40 Language Codes Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: Disc Audio, Disc Subtitle, Disc Menu. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Abkhazian 6566 Fiji 7074 Lingala...
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    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 contact the following: Call 1 (800) 243-0000 or Visit and click on PRODUCT SUPPORT →...
  • Page 42: Specifications

    Power requirements: AC 120 V~, 60 Hz Power consumption: Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 16.9 x 2.3 x 10.9 inches (430 x 58 x 277 mm) without foot Net Weight (Approx.): 6.6 lbs (3 kg) Operating temperature: 41 °F to 95 °F (5 °C to 35 °C)
  • Page 43: This Unit's Audio Output Specifications

    96 kHz. *6 If the [HDMI] or [SPDIF] option is set to [DTS re-encode], the audio output is limited to 48 kHz and 5.1 ch. If the [HDMI] or [SPDIF] option is set to [DTS re-encode], the DTS Re-encode audio is outputted for BD-ROM discs, and the original audio is outputted for the other discs (like [Primary Pass-Thru]).
  • Page 44: Software Update

    • If you cancel the update. turn off the power and Caution: Do not turn off the power during the turn it on for stable performance.
  • Page 45: Open Source Software Notice

    LG Electronics at: This offer is valid for a period of three(3) years from the date of the distribution of this product by LG Electronics.
  • Page 46 BD300-N_AUSALLK_ENG_8053 2/12/09 5:15 PM Page 46 Notes...
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  • Page 48 IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential dam- ages 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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