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Smart 3D Blu-ray Disc
Player with Magic Remote
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
P/NO : SAC35673402



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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Smart 3D Blu-ray Disc Player with Magic Remote Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BP730 P/NO : SAC35673402...
  • Page 3: Getting Started 32

    Responsible Party : harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference LG Electronics USA, Inc.1000 Sylvan Avenue will not occur in a particular installation. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 If this equipment does cause harmful interference TEL.
  • Page 4 Getting Started > Caution Notes on Copyrights y Watching a 3D content for a long period y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content time may cause dizziness or tiredness. System) is approved as content protection y It is not recommended to watch a movie system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of in 3D mode for infirm, child and pregnant CSS (Content Scramble System) for DVD format,...
  • Page 5: Important Safety

    Getting Started IMPORTANT SAFETY 14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has INSTRUCTIONS been damaged in any way, such as power- supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been 1. Read these instructions. spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or 2.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    – Converting 2D content to 3D – [DISPLAY] menu Advanced Features – [LANGUAGE] menu – Wi-Fi Direct™ – [AUDIO] menu – Enjoying Miracast™ – [LOCK] menu – Enjoying BD-Live™ – [OTHERS] menu – LG Tag On – LG AV Remote – Private Sound Mode...
  • Page 7 Table of Contents – Viewing information from Gracenote Media Database Audio CD recording Using the Premium Using the LG Smart World – Signing in – Searching online content Using the My Apps Menu Troubleshooting Troubleshooting – General – Network – Picture –...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started Introduction Playable discs and symbols used in this manual Media/Term Logo Symbol Description y Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented. y “Blu-ray 3D” discs and “Blu-ray 3D ONLY” discs. y BD-R/RE discs that are recorded in BDAV format. Blu-ray y BD-R/RE discs that contain Movie, Music or Photo files.
  • Page 9: About The "7" Symbol Display

    [Mastered] in order to make the discs compatible with the LG players when formatting rewritable discs. When setting the option to Live System, you cannot use it on LG player. (Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for windows Vista)
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Getting Started Remote Control a Remote Control Indicator: f Wheel ( ): Selects menus (RF & Bluetooth transmitter) or options and confirms your Blinks when operating. input ; Scrolls the screen to search a menu on the web b 1 (POWER): Switches the browser.
  • Page 11: Magic Remote Control Functions

    Getting Started Magic remote control How to use Magic remote control functions The Magic remote control operates by pairing with your unit. Once you purchased the unit, please register the Magic remote control as follows; To register the Magic remote control WHEEL y Shake the remote control slightly to make the pointer appear on the screen.
  • Page 12: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel a Disc Slot e T (PLAY / PAUSE) b Display Window f I (STOP) c Remote Sensor g 1/! (POWER) d R (OPEN / CLOSE) h USB Port Rear Panel a AC power cord c LAN port b DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) d HDMI OUT...
  • Page 13: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting to Your TV Additional Information for HDMI y When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect device make sure of the following: it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and Speed HDMI™...
  • Page 14: What Is Simplink

    [Settings] menu. Some functions of this unit are controlled by the 1. Press HOME ( ). TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection. 2. Use a/d to select the [Settings] and press Wheel ( ).
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Connecting Note Connecting to an y If your TV does not accept the resolution Amplifier you have set on the player, you can set resolution to 480p as follows: 1. Press HOME ( ) to disappear the HOME Make one of the following connections, depending menu.
  • Page 16: Connecting To An Amplifier Via Hdmi Output

    Connecting Connecting to an amplifier via Connecting to an amplifier via HDMI output digital audio output Connect the player’s HDMI OUT jack to the Connect the player’s OPTICAL AUDIO OUT jack to corresponding in jack on your amplifier using a the corresponding in jack on your amplifier using HDMI cable.
  • Page 17: Connecting To Your Home Network

    Connecting Connecting to your Home Network Broadband service This player can be connected to a local area network (LAN) via the LAN port on the rear panel or the internal wireless module. By connecting the unit to a broadband home network, you have access to services such as Router software updates, BD-Live interactivity and on-line...
  • Page 18: Advanced Setting

    Connecting 1. Select [Connection Setting] option in the 2. Use w/s/a/d to select the IP mode between [Dynamic] and [Static]. [Settings] menu then press Wheel ( Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP address automatically. 2. Read the preparations for the network settings and then press Wheel ( ) while [Start] is highlighted.
  • Page 19: Wireless Network Connection

    Connecting Wireless network connection Preparation Another connection option is to use an Access Point Before setting the wireless network, you need or a wireless router. The network configuration and connection method may vary depending on the - connect the broadband internet to the equipment in use and the network environment.
  • Page 20 Connecting Advanced Setting If you want to set the network settings manually, use w/s to select [Advanced Setting] on the [Network Setting] menu and press Wheel ( 1. Use w/s to select [Wireless] and press Wheel Note y WEP security mode generally have 4 keys available on an access point setting.
  • Page 21 Connecting Notes on network connection subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not be able to use the internet connection feature y Many network connection problems during contained in this player or you may be limited set up can often be fixed by re-setting the to the number of devices you can connect at router or modem.
  • Page 22: System Setting

    System Setting Initial Setup If you have security on your access point, you need to input the security code as necessary. 6. Use w/s/a/d to select the IP mode When you turn on the unit for the first time, the between [Dynamic] and [Static].
  • Page 23: Settings

    System Setting Settings [NETWORK] menu The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the software update, BD-Live and on-line content services. Adjust the setup settings Connection Setting You can change the settings of the player in the [Settings] menu. If your home network environment is ready to 1.
  • Page 24 System Setting Smart Service Setting Network Play This function allows you to control the playback [Country Setting] of media streamed from DLNA media server by a Select your area for displaying proper online DLNA certified smartphone. Most DLNA certified content service. smartphone has a function to control the playback media on your home network.
  • Page 25: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] menu Resolution Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. TV Aspect Ratio Refer to page 14 for details about the resolution setting. Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV type. [Auto] [4:3 Letter Box] If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to TVs providing display information (EDID), Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 26 System Setting 1080p Display Mode HDMI Color Setting When the resolution is set to 1080p, select Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. [24 Hz] for smooth presentation of film material For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your (1080p/24 Hz) with a HDMI-equipped display display device.
  • Page 27: [Language] Menu

    System Setting [LANGUAGE] menu [AUDIO] menu Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set Display Menu the player’s Audio options according to the type of audio system you use. Select a language for the [Settings] menu and on- screen display.
  • Page 28: Digital Audio Output

    System Setting Sampling Freq. DTS Neo:6 (Digital Audio Output) If the player is connected to the multi-channel Audio Receiver by HDMI connection, set this option [48 kHz] to enjoy the multi-channel surround sound with Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is the 2-channel audio source.
  • Page 29: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting [LOCK] menu DVD Rating Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their The [LOCK] settings affect only BD-ROM and DVD content. (Not all discs are rated.) playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you [Rating 1-8] must enter the 4-digit security code you have Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and created.
  • Page 30: [Others] Menu

    System Setting [OTHERS] menu Initialize [Factory Set] Pointer You can reset the player to its original factory Sets the speed and size of the Magic remote settings. control’s magic pointer. [Blu-ray Storage Clear] [Speed] Initializes the BD-Live contents from the Sets the moving speed of the magic pointer.
  • Page 31: Operating

    [LG Smart World] - Displays LG Apps titles provided to the unit. (page 51) [My Apps] - Displays the [My Apps] screen. (page 53) e [Settings] - Adjusts the system settings. ] - Searches for desired LG Apps and other content. ] - Displays login menu.
  • Page 32: Playing The Linked Devices

    Operating Playing the Linked Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Devices This player can play Blu-ray 3D discs which contain separate views for the left and the right eyes. Playing a disc Preparation erot In order to play Blu-ray 3D title in stereoscopic 1.
  • Page 33: Playing A File On Disc/Usb Device

    Operating Playing a file on disc/USB Notes on USB device device y This player supports USB flash drive/external HDD formatted in FAT32 and NTFS when accessing files (music, photo, movie). However, for BD-Live, use the USB flash drive / external This player can play video, audio and photo files HDD formatted in FAT32.
  • Page 34: Playing A File On A Network Server

    Operating Note Playing a file on a network y The file requirements are described on page server y The thumbnail of the unplayable files can be displayed, but those cannot be played This player can play video, audio and photo files on this player.
  • Page 35: Using Home Network Server For Pc

    Operating Using Home Network MAC OS X 1. Start up your computer, and insert the supplied Server for PC CD-ROM disc into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance, 2. Browse the CD-ROM drive and open the “MediaHome_4_Essentials_MAC”...
  • Page 36: About Nero Mediahome 4 Essentials

    Operating About Nero MediaHome 4 System requirements Essentials Windows PC Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials is a software for y Windows® XP (Service Pack 2 or higher), Windows sharing video, audio and photo files stored on your Vista® (no Service Pack required), Windows® 7 computer to this unit as a DLNA-compatible digital (no Service Pack required), Windows®...
  • Page 37: General Playback

    Operating General Playback Basic operations for photo content To play a slide show Basic operations for video and audio content Press N (Play/Pause) to start slide show. To stop a slide show To stop playback Press Z (STOP) while slide show. Press Z (STOP) during playback.
  • Page 38: Resume Playback

    Operating Resume playback Last scene memory eroyt This unit memorizes the last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory The unit records the point where you pressed the even if you remove the disc from the unit or switch Z (STOP) depending on the disc.
  • Page 39: On-Screen Display

    Operating On-Screen Display Displaying content information on- screen eroy You can display and adjust various information and settings about the content. 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using a/d, and press To control video playback Wheel ( eroy You can control playback and set options while watching videos.
  • Page 40: To Control Photo View

    To use the [Movie Information] option, the player must be connected to the broadband internet for accessing the Gracenote Media Database. y LG is a licensee of Gracenote technology and is not responsible or liable for information from the Gracenote Media Database.
  • Page 41: Advanced Playback

    Operating Advanced Playback Repeating a specific portion eroty This player can repeat a portion you have selected. Repeat playback 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). erotu 2. Select an [Repeat] using a/d, and press Wheel ( 3. Select [A-B] and press Wheel ( Blu-ray Disc / DVD / Video files 4.
  • Page 42: Selecting A Subtitle Language

    Operating Selecting a subtitle language Watching from a different angle eroy 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using a/d, and press If the disc contains scenes recorded at different Wheel ( camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback.
  • Page 43: Changing Subtitle Code Page

    Operating Changing subtitle Code Page Setting the [User setting] option 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using a/d, and press If the subtitle is displayed in broken letter, you can Wheel ( change the subtitle code page to view the subtitle 3.
  • Page 44: Changing Content List View

    Operating Changing content list view Selecting a subtitle file On the [Smart Share] menu, you can change the If the subtitle file name is different from the video content list view. file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
  • Page 45: Listening To Music During Slide Show

    Operating Listening to music during slide Converting 2D content to 3D show eroy This function allows you to convert 2D content to 3D. You can adjust 3D’s depth and distance on the You can display photo files while listening to audio [3D] option while playing back.
  • Page 46: Advanced Features

    Operating Advanced Features To select a server from the device list, files or folders must be shared by DLNA server from the connected Wi-Fi Direct™ device. 6. Select [Movie], [Photo] or [Music] using w/s/ Wi-Fi Direct™ a/d, and press Wheel ( Connecting to a Wi-Fi Direct™...
  • Page 47: Enjoying Miracast

    Operating Enjoying Miracast™ Enjoying BD-Live™ You can mirror Miracast certified device’s screen and sound onto TV screen through your player BD-ROM supporting BD-Live that has a network wirelessly. extension function allows you to enjoy more On Miracast™ certified device functions such as downloading new movie trailers 1.
  • Page 48: Lg Tag On

    By downloading “LG AV Remote” application on LG Tag On your smart phone or tablet, you can connect your LG Tag On allows you to install and open “LG AV headsets, and enjoy the sound from your player on Remote” app to NFC-enabled phone.
  • Page 49: Viewing Information From Gracenote Media Database

    This function is not available for on-line content and content in DLNA servers. Music file y LG is a licensee of Gracenote technology Select a music file using w/s/a/d and press and is not responsible or liable for INFO/MENU (m).
  • Page 50: Audio Cd Recording

    2. Insert an Audio CD into the player. criminal offense. This equipment should not be The playback starts automatically. used for such purposes. LG expressly disclaims 3. Press red (R) colored button to start [CD any responsibility for illegal distribution or Recording].
  • Page 51: Using The Premium

    1. Check the network connection and settings Wheel ( (page 17). 2. Press HOME ( ). 3. Select the [LG Smart World], and press Wheel 4. Select an online service using w/s/a/d, and press Wheel ( Note 4. Select a category using a/d, and press Wheel...
  • Page 52: Signing In

    Operating Signing in Searching online content To use the [LG Smart World] feature, you need to If you are having difficulties finding specific content sign in with your account. from online services, you can use the all-in-one search function by entering keywords in the [ 1.
  • Page 53: Using The My Apps Menu

    2. Use w/s to select [Delete], and press Wheel 3. Use a/d to select [OK], and press Wheel ( to confirm. Note Depending on the region, the [LG Smart World], [My Apps] service and [Search] function may not be available.
  • Page 54: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Symptom Cause & Solution The Power does not turned on. y Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. The unit does not start y Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc type, colour system, and playback.
  • Page 55: Network

    Troubleshooting Network Symptom Cause & Solution BD-Live feature does not work. y The connected USB storage may not have enough space. Connect the USB storage with at least 1GB free space. y Ensure that the unit is correctly connected to the local area network and can access the internet (see page 17).
  • Page 56: Picture

    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 visit or contact LG Electronics customer care centre. Open source software notice To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL and other open source licenses, please visit
  • Page 57: Appendix

    Appendix > Caution About Magic Remote y Use within an effective distance of 33 ft. (10 Control meters). Using the Remote Control from greater distances or when obstructions block the sight line may cause malfunctions. y Electronic devices nearby may cause To re-register the Magic remote communication interference.
  • Page 58: Network Software Update

    Appendix Network Software Software update Update You can update the player using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new features. You can update the software by connecting the unit directly to the software update Network update notification server.
  • Page 59 Note The Software Update function may not work properly depending on your internet environment. In this case, you can obtain the latest software from the authorized LG Electronics Service Center then update your player. Refer to “Customer support” on page...
  • Page 60: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information File requirement Video files File File Audio Codec Format Subtitle Location Extension Format “.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, XVID, MPEG1 SS, H.264/ Dolby SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), “.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.asf”, MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG2 Digital, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), “.wmv”, “.m4v”...
  • Page 61: Avchd (Advanced Video Codec High Definition)

    Appendix Note Note y The file name is limited to 180 characters. y A “avi” file which is encoded “WMV 9 codec” is not supported. y Maximum files/Folder: Less than 2000 (total number of files and folders) y This player supports UTF-8 files even it contains Unicode subtitle content.
  • Page 62: About Dlna

    Appendix About DLNA Compatibility notes This Player is a DLNA Certified digital media player y Because BD-ROM is a new format, certain disc, that can display and play video, photo and audio digital connection and other compatibility issues content from your DLNA-compatible digital media are possible.
  • Page 63: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting OPTICAL (DIGITAL AUDIO OUT) Source BitStream PCM Stereo DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch DTS 2ch Dolby Digital PCM 2ch DTS-HD PCM 2ch Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch PCM 2ch...
  • Page 64 Appendix y The audio is outputted as PCM 48 kHz/16 bit for MP3/WMA file and PCM 44.1kHz/16 bit for Audio CD during playback. y You must select a digital audio output and a maximum sampling frequency that your Amplifier (or AV receiver) accepts using [Digital Output] and [Sampling Freq.] options on the [Settings] menu (page 27).
  • Page 65: Area Code List

    Appendix Area Code List Choose an area code from this list. Area Code Area Code Area Code Area Code Afghanistan Fiji Monaco Singapore Argentina Finland Mongolia Slovak Republic Australia France Morocco Slovenia Austria Germany Nepal South Africa Great Britain Netherlands South Korea Belgium Antilles...
  • Page 66: Language Code List

    Appendix Language Code List 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 Lithuanian 7684 Sindhi 8368 Afar 6565 French 7082 Singhalese 8373 Afrikaans...
  • Page 67: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,226,616; 6,487,535; 7,212,872; 7,333,929; 7,392,195; 7,272,567 & other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS-HD and the Symbol together are registered trademarks & DTS-HD Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, BD-Live™, Master Audio is a trademark of DTS, Inc.
  • Page 68 Appendix The Gracenote service uses a unique identifier to track queries for statistical purposes. The purpose of a randomly assigned numeric identifier is to allow the Gracenote service to count queries without knowing anything about who you are. For more information, see the web page for the Gracenote Gracenote®, Gracenote logo and logotype, Privacy Policy for the Gracenote service.
  • Page 69 Appendix Cinavia Notice This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the use of unauthorized copies of some commercially- produced film and videos and their soundtracks. When a prohibited use of an unauthorized copy is detected, a message will be displayed and playback or copying will be interrupted.
  • Page 70: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label on the rear panel. Power consumption 16 W Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 430 mm x 37.5 mm x 203 mm (17” x 1.5” x 8”) Net Weight (Approx.) 1.6 kg (3.5 lbs) Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
  • Page 71: Maintenance

    Appendix Maintenance Notes on discs Handling discs Handling the unit Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the disc by the edges so that fingerprints do not get on the surface. Never stick paper or tape on the When shipping the unit disc.
  • Page 72: Important Information Relating To Network Services

    Appendix Important Information Relating to Network Services All information, data, documents, communications, downloads, files, text, images, photographs, graphics, videos, webcasts, publications, tools, resources, software, code, programs, applets, widgets, applications, products and other content (“Content”) and all services and offerings (“Services”) provided or made available by or through any third party (each a “Service Provider”) is the sole responsibility of the Service Provider from whom it...