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Yamaha BD-A1000 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the applicable safety instructions listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference. Read these instructions. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched Keep these instructions.
  • Page 3 - and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, Yamaha and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid prolonged exposure from excessive volume levels.
  • Page 4 Yamaha will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than specified.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION 4. SETTINGS WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH THIS PLAYER..2 SETUP MENU ............ 28 SUPPLIED PARTS ..........2 Example of SETUP menu operation......30 General Setting.............. 31 ABOUT DISCS AND FILES......... 3 Display Setting.............. 33 Types of discs/files that can be used with this Player ..3 Audio Setting ..............
  • Page 6: Introduction

    INTRODUCTION WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH THIS PLAYER Easy setting for language, resolution, screen aspect ratio p. 18 You can perform language and TV settings. Play back commercially-released BD/DVD/CD/SA-CD/DVD-Audio p. 24 discs In addition to BD discs, this Player also supports playback of a variety of other discs. p.
  • Page 7: About Discs And Files

    ABOUT DISCS AND FILES ■ Types of discs/files that can be Notes used with this Player – Playback for some of the discs in the left side – 12 cm (5”) and 8 cm (3”) discs can be played back in column tables may not be possible depending on the this Player.
  • Page 8: Loading A Disc

    – Never use commercially available cleaning discs. The use of these discs can damage the lens. – Request the nearest service center approved by Yamaha to clean the lens. Notes – Playback may begin automatically, depending on the disc and setting of this Player.
  • Page 9: Controls And Functions

    CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS ■ Front panel 1 p (On/Standby) (Search forward/Skip forward): Press to skip forward, and press and hold to search 2 USB port (p. 16) forward. 3 SA-CD indicator: Lights up when an SA-CD is (Play) loaded and the SA-CD layer (p. 4) is selected. 4 Front panel display (Pause) 5 Disc tray (p.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS ■ Remote control 1 Infrared signal transmitter: Outputs infrared signal. Aim this window to the remote control sensor (p. 5). Note 2 MARKER VIDEO : Sets Bookmark (p. 26) at – will appear on the top left corner of the screen when the pressed button is not available.
  • Page 11 CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS G SA-CD/CD: Switches the playback layer of a hybrid A TOP MENU : Displays the top menu SA-CD between SA-CD and CD (p. 4). screen (p. 43) if the disc contains a menu. Select the desired item using 5/a /2/3 and ENTER. Hint Note –...
  • Page 12 CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS M SEARCH VIDEO MUSIC Jumps to a specified point during playback. For details on this function, refer to “Using search” (p. 26). You can also select this item from status menu (p. 25). N HOME: Displays the HOME menu screen (p. 19). O REPEAT VIDEO MUSIC...
  • Page 13 ID function You can change the remote control ID to prevent unwanted operation of the other Yamaha player such as DVD player. If you have changed the remote control ID, make sure that you select the same ID for the main unit.
  • Page 14: Connection

    CONNECTION INTRODUCTION TO CONNECTIONS Find the corresponding connection method on your video/audio equipment. We recommend that you use the HDMI terminal which provides high quality digital audio and video on a single connection. If you use the other terminals/jacks, connect the video first. Then connect the audio. Connect video and audio to AV receiver with HDMI cable.
  • Page 15 Video and audio connection to AV receiver HDMI (p. 12) Video connection Audio connection to AV receiver to TV Connect audio to AV COAXIAL (p. 14) A’ HDMI (p. 12) receiver. OPTICAL (p. 14) to AV receiver COMPONENT (p. 13) MIXED 2CH (p.
  • Page 16: Hdmi Connection

    HDMI CONNECTION ■ Connecting to the HDMI terminal – You can enjoy high quality digital picture and sound through the HDMI terminal. – Firmly connect an HDMI cable (commercially available) to the HDMI terminals. – See page 36 for information on the audio/video output formats. –...
  • Page 17: Video Connections

    VIDEO CONNECTIONS ■ Connecting to the component/video jack – You can enjoy accurate color reproduction and high quality images through the component jacks. – Firmly connect a component video cable (commercially available) or a video pin cable to the COMPONENT jacks/ VIDEO jack.
  • Page 18: Audio Connections

    AUDIO CONNECTIONS ■ Connecting to the digital audio jack/terminal – You can connect audio equipment or the TV to the COAXIAL jack/OPTICAL terminal. – Firmly connect a Coaxial digital audio cable (commercially available) or optical cable (commercially available) to the coaxial digital audio jack or optical digital audio terminal. –...
  • Page 19: Connecting To The Audio Jacks

    – You can connect a subwoofer to the SUBWOOFER jack directly. When you connect TV to this Player directly, connect an active subwoofer such as Yamaha Active Servo Processing Subwoofer System to this jack. – To output the audio signal from the MIXED 2CH/7.1 ch surround jacks, refer to “Speaker Setting” (p. 35).
  • Page 20: Network And Usb Connection

    USB port of the Player. Using a USB extension cable may prevent the Player from performing correctly. Note To NETWORK – Yamaha cannot guarantee that all brands’ To USB port terminal USB memory devices will operate with this Player. USB memory device...
  • Page 21: Other Connections

    CONTROL (OUT/IN) jacks. – After all connections are completed, plug the – If your AV receiver is a Yamaha product and has the supplied power cable into the AC IN on the rear of capability to transmit SCENE control signals, you the Player.
  • Page 22: Playback

    PLAYBACK INITIAL WIZARD/EASY SETUP ■ Setting with the Initial Wizard/ 4 Press 5/a to select the screen aspect ratio, then press ENTER. For details on setting items, see “TV Screen” Easy Setup (p. 33). Initial Wizard/Easy Setup allows you to set language, Easy Setup is completed.
  • Page 23: Home/Media Menu

    HOME/MEDIA MENU HOME and MEDIA menus allow you to browse and play multi-media files on data discs, USB memory devices and Common operations for playing back your network. files in a selected folder Example: Selecting a movie file on a USB memory Note device –...
  • Page 24 HOME/MEDIA MENU 4 Select the Photo, Music, Video or AVCHD folder you Hint want to play back, then press ENTER. To return to the parent folder, press 2 or select – To enjoy slide show with music, press HOME to return to the HOME menu screen while music is played back, and select photo file.
  • Page 25: Using Network Content

    HOME/MEDIA MENU ■ Using network content This Player is a DLNA certified digital media player. You can manage photo, music and video contents stored on DLNA servers on your home network. About DLNA DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) provides easy sharing of digital media through network in the home, and you can enjoy digital contents stored on your DLNA- server-software-installed PC or other DLNA compatible...
  • Page 26: Playing Videos From Netflix

    PLAYING VIDEOS FROM NETFLIX ■ Preparing for watching video on You can instantly watch movies and TV episodes from Netflix over the internet using this Player. To be a Netflix your computer member, visit You need to complete the activation of this Player through ■...
  • Page 27: Playing Videos From Blockbuster

    4 According to the instructions on the screen, select the desired titles, then rent or purchase them. 1 Visit the following website. 5 Select “Play Now” or “Continue Browsing”. 2 Click “Activate” on the website. Hint 3 Sign in or create a free “” account –...
  • Page 28: Advanced Playback Operation

    ADVANCED PLAYBACK OPERATION This chapter explains playback of commercially available Hint BD and DVD discs, SA-CDs, CDs, and recorded DVD- RW/R discs. – When a DVD-Video is played back, you can select Random All, Random TT (title), Random CH Note (chapter), Shuffle All, Shuffle TT (title) and Shuffle –...
  • Page 29: Status Menu

    ADVANCED PLAYBACK OPERATION ■ Status menu When playing audio disc or music file This shows various settings, such as subtitles, angle Example: Icons when playing music file settings and the title/chapter/track number currently played back. To display status menu, press STATUS. Status menu contains following menus.
  • Page 30: Using Bookmark

    ADVANCED PLAYBACK OPERATION ■ Using Bookmark 2 Press ENTER to program playback order. VIDEO For audio disc, press 5/a to select a desired track then This allows you to set Bookmark at the specified point of press ENTER. the video. After Bookmark is set, you can move to the For DVD-Video disc, select a desired title (shown as point you set using this function.
  • Page 31: Enjoying Bonusview And Bd-Live

    – Some time may be required for the data to load (read/write). Notes – Yamaha cannot guarantee that all brands’ USB memory devices will operate with this Player. – Do not use a USB extension cable when connecting a USB memory device to the USB port of the player.
  • Page 32: Settings

    SETTINGS SETUP MENU The SETUP menu enables various audio/visual settings and adjustments for functions using the remote control unit. Menu/Submenu Item Function Page System Screen Saver Sets screen saver on/off. Disc Auto Playback Sets this Player to start disc playback automatically. HDMI Control Sets this Player to receive control signal from the remote control of your TV/AV receiver.
  • Page 33 SETUP MENU Menu/Submenu Item Function Page TV Screen Sets the screen aspect ratio of the connected TV, and adjust the video output. Resolution Selects the resolution of output video. TV System Selects the TV System from NTSC/PAL/Multi. Display Setting Color Space Selects Color Space from RGB/YCbCr 4:4:4/YCbCr 4:2:2/ Full RGB.
  • Page 34: Example Of Setup Menu Operation

    SETUP MENU ■ Example of SETUP menu 3. Select a menu item. operation Press 5/a to select Parental Control, then press You need to call up the SETUP menu screen to perform ENTER or cursor 3. settings for this Player. The following is the explanation for basic operations of the SETUP menu.
  • Page 35: General Setting

    ■ General Setting Network Control You can set control via Ethernet to on/off. This player The default settings are marked with “ ”. employs Yamaha Network Control protocol (YNC). On, Off System Screen Saver Notes You can set the screen saver to on/off.
  • Page 36 SETUP MENU DVD-Audio Mode Language Some DVD-Audio discs contain the DVD-Video content in addition to the DVD-Audio content. You can select DVD-Audio mode or DVD-Video mode. You can select the language for On Screen Display which Both DVD-Audio/Video contents are played back. DVD-AUDIO is the messages or menu displayed on the screen such as Only the DVD-Audio content may be played back...
  • Page 37: Display Setting

    SETUP MENU ■ Display Setting Network The default settings are marked with “ ”. Internet Connection Set this item to Enable when you use BD-Live (p. 27), DLNA (p. 21) and software upgrade from the network (p. 38). TV Screen Enable , Disable You can set the screen aspect ratio of the connected TV,...
  • Page 38: Video Process

    SETUP MENU TV System Video Process You can select TV System from PAL, NTSC and Multi. Set the same TV System as your TV set. For more details Video Mode on output formats, refer to “About the video output You can select Video Mode below. formats”...
  • Page 39: Audio Setting

    SETUP MENU ■ Audio Setting HDMI Output You can select audio signal output from HDMI terminal The default settings are marked with “ ”. when SA-CD is played back. Outputs DSD raw signal. When this Player is Audio Output connected to DSD compatible AV receiver, this item Coaxial/Optical is recommended.
  • Page 40: About The Audio Output Formats

    SETUP MENU ■ About the audio output formats MIXED 2CH/ HDMI COAXIAL/OPTICAL 7.1 ch surround Source format Bitstream Reencode Bitstream Reencode PCM 2ch PCM 2ch PCM 2ch PCM 5.1ch PCM 5.1ch PCM 2ch 2ch/5.1ch PCM 7.1ch PCM 7.1ch PCM 2ch 2ch/7.1ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital...
  • Page 41: About The Video Output Formats

    SETUP MENU ■ About the video output formats When TV System is set to NTSC Resolution Auto 480i/576i 480p/576p 720p 1080i 1080p HDMI – – – – – 1080p 24Hz Playback BD 1080p 24 Hz HDMI 480i 480p 720p 60 Hz 1080i 60 Hz 1080p 60 Hz others...
  • Page 42: Software Upgrade

    We recommend upgrading the software of this Player with software upgrade so that this Player is operated based on the latest software. To check for the availability of a software upgrade, visit ? Hint – Software upgrade is automatically started after loading the disc which contains upgrade file package.
  • Page 43: Additional Information

    Refer to the table below when this Player does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, turn off this Player, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center. ■ Power...
  • Page 44: Picture

    TROUBLESHOOTING ■ Picture Problem Possible causes and solutions No picture. – Make sure that the cables are connected correctly. (p. 10) – Make sure that the connected TV or the AV receiver is set to the correct input. (p. 10) –...
  • Page 45: Network

    TROUBLESHOOTING ■ Network Problem Possible causes and solutions Cannot connect to the Internet. – Connect the Network cable properly. – Turn on the connected equipment, such as broadband router or modem. – Connect the broadband router and/or modem properly. – Set the proper value(s) in the network setting. Check “Network”. (p. 33) Cannot download BD-Live contents.
  • Page 46: Glossary

    GLOSSARY AVCHD Dolby Digital AVCHD is a new format (standard) for high definition A sound system developed by Dolby Laboratories Inc. video cameras that can be used to record and play high- that gives movie theater ambience to audio output when resolution HD images.
  • Page 47: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Linear PCM Sound Pan Scan (PS 4:3) Linear PCM is a signal recording format used for Audio A screen size that cuts off the sides of the image to allow CDs and on some DVD and Blu-ray discs. The sound on viewing of wide-screen (16:9) material on a connected Audio CDs is recorded at 44.1 kHz with 16 bits.
  • Page 48: Copyright

    SPECIFICATIONS ■ Copyright – “DivX®, DivX Certified®, DivX Plus™ HD and associated logos are registered trademarks of DivX, – Audio-visual material may consist of copyrighted Inc. and are used under license.” works which must not be recorded without the – “DivX Certified® to play DivX® and DivX Plus™ authority of the owner of the copyright.
  • Page 49: Information About Software

    Information about software This product uses the following software. For information (copyright, etc) about each software, read the original sentences stated below. ■ About Linux, Busybox, SquashFS, LIRC, U-boot These requirements apply to the modified work as a whole. If identifiable sections of that work are not derived from the Program, and can be reasonably considered GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE independent and separate works in themselves, then this License, and its terms, do not...
  • Page 50 This section is intended to make thoroughly clear what is believed to be a consequence <signature of Ty Coon>, 1 April 1989 of the rest of this License. Ty Coon, President of Vice 8. If the distribution and/or use of the Program is restricted in certain countries either This General Public License does not permit incorporating your program into by patents or by copyrighted interfaces, the original copyright holder who places proprietary programs.
  • Page 51 GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE If distribution of object code is made by offering access to copy from a designated place, then offering equivalent access to copy the source code from the same place TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND satisfies the requirement to distribute the source code, even though third parties are not MODIFICATION compelled to copy the source along with the object code.
  • Page 52 9. You are not required to accept this License, since you have not signed it. However, If you develop a new library, and you want it to be of the greatest possible use to the nothing else grants you permission to modify or distribute the Library or its public, we recommend making it free software that everyone can redistribute and derivative works.
  • Page 53 Original SSLeay License o We don’t promise that this software works. However, we will be interested in any kind of bug reports. (‘as is’ distribution) Copyright (C) 1995-1998 Eric Young ( All rights reserved. o You can use this software for whatever you want, in parts or full form, without This package is an SSL implementation written by Eric Young (
  • Page 54 ■ About Expat This package contains C software to implement JPEG image encoding, decoding, and transcoding. JPEG (pronounced “jay-peg”) is a standardized compression method for Copyright (C) 1998, 1999, 2000 Thai Open Source Software Center Ltd full-color and gray-scale images. and Clark Cooper This software implements JPEG baseline, extended-sequential, and progressive compression processes.
  • Page 55 Communications of the ACM, April 1991 (vol. 34 no. 4), pp. 30-44. FILE FORMAT WARS The ISO JPEG standards committee actually promotes different formats like JPEG- (Adjacent articles in that issue discuss MPEG motion picture compression, applications 2000 or JPEG-XR which are incompatible with original DCT-based JPEG and which of JPEG, and related topics.) If you don’t have the CACM issue handy, a PostScript file are based on faulty technologies.
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  • Page 57 Any Modification created by You will be provided to the Initial Developer in Source 7 DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY. Code form and are subject to the terms of the License. COVERED CODE IS PROVIDED UNDER THIS LICENSE ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, 3.3.
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  • Page 59 When this unit is plugged into the wall outlet, do not place your eyes close to the opening of the disc tray and other openings to look into inside. © 2010 Yamaha Corporation Printed in Malaysia WV60840...

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