Samsung BD-C6500 User Manual
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  • Page 1 BD-C6500 Blu-ray Disc Player user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at
  • Page 2: Key Features

    Key features Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features Depending on what is contained on the Blu-ray Blu-ray Discs support the highest quality HD video Disc, you may be able to select different font available in the industry - Large capacity means styles, sizes and colors for the subtitles. Subtitles no compromise on video quality.
  • Page 3: Safety Information

    Safety Information Warning TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE THE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS ARE INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC The lighting flash and Arrowhead within the The explanation point within the triangle triangle is a warning sign alerting you of...
  • Page 4: Precautions

    Safety Information Note to CATV system installer Precautions This reminder is provided to call CATV system Important Safety Instructions installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the National Electrical Code (Section 54 of Canadian Electrical Code, Part I) that provides guidelines Read these operating instructions carefully before for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies using the unit.
  • Page 5: Disc Storage & Management

    Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms • If you move your player suddenly from a cold or when unused for long periods of time. place to a warm place, condensation may generate on the operating parts and lens and Refer all servicing to qualified service cause abnormal disc playback.
  • Page 6 Please note that this is not a defect in the player. • Samsung cannot assure that this player will play every disc bearing the Blu-ray Disc, DVD or CD logo because disc formats evolve, and problems and errors may occur during the creation of Blu-ray Disc, DVD, CD software and/or the manufacture of discs.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents KEy FEATURES Blu-ray Disc Features Blu-ray Disc Player Features SAFETy INFORMATION Warning Precautions Important Safety Instructions Disc Storage & Management Disc Handling GETTING STARTED Before using the User Manual Disc Types and Contents that can be played. Disc types that cannot be played Blu-ray Disc Compatibility Disc Types Region Code...
  • Page 8 Connecting to the Network Cable Network Wireless Network SETUP Before Starting (Initial Settings) Setting the Menu Display TV Aspect BD Wise (Samsung Players only) Resolution HDMI Format Movie Frame (24Fs) Progressive Mode Still Mode HDMI Deep Color Audio Digital Output...
  • Page 9 General Background Energy Saving Front Display Power On/Off Sound Light Effect Support Software Upgrade Contact Samsung BASIC FUNCTIONS Playing a Disc Playback Disc Structure Using the Disc menu/Title menu/Popup menu Using the Disc Menu Using the Title Menu Playing the Title List...
  • Page 10 Playing a JPEG Disc Using the TOOLS button Playing back a USB Storage Device Notes on USB connection NETWORK SERvICES Using Internet@TV Getting Started with Internet@TV Settings Samsung Apps BD-LIVE™ Software Upgrade Notification Using the AllShare Function APPENDIx Troubleshooting Index Specifications...
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started Before using the User Manual Disc Types and Contents that can be played. Term Logo Icon Definition BD-ROM This involves a function available on a BD-ROM. BD-RE/-R � This involves a function available on a BD-RE/-R disc recorded in the BD-RE format. DVD-VIDEO This involves a function available on a DVD-VIDEO.
  • Page 12: Blu-Ray Disc Compatibility

    Please note that this is not a defect in the player. recorded and finalized with a DVD video recorder. ▪ Samsung cannot assure that this player will play Ability to play back may depend on recording every disc bearing the Blu-ray Disc, DVD or CD logo conditions.
  • Page 13 DVD+R AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) • This player can play back a DVD+R disc recorded and finalized with a DVD Video • This player can playback AVCHD format discs. recorder. Ability to play back may depend on These discs are normally recorded and used in recording conditions.
  • Page 14: Region Code

    If the codes do not match, the disc will manual may be reproduced or copied without the not play. prior written permission of Samsung Electronics The Region Number for this player is described on Co.,Ltd. the rear panel of the player.
  • Page 15: Logos Of Discs That Can Be Played

    Logos of Discs that can be played Blu-ray Disc DTS-HD Master Audio DivX BD-LIVE NTSC broadcast system in U.S.A, Canada, Dolby TrueHD Java Korea, Japan Accessories Check for the supplied accessories below. POWER POWER BONUSVIEW SOURCE SUBTITLE AUDIO Audio/Video cable Batteries for Remote Control (AAA Size) DISC MENU MENU...
  • Page 16: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel DISC TRAY Opens to accept a disc. REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR Detects signals from the remote control. DISPLAY Displays the playing status, time, etc. OPEN/CLOSE BUTTON Opens and closes the disc tray. STOP BUTTON Stops disc playback. PLAY/PAUSE BUTTON Plays a disc or pauses playback.
  • Page 17: Front Panel Display

    Front Panel Display IN DISC INDICATOR Lights when a disc is inserted or played back. CURRENT TIME AND Displays the play time and the current status. STATUS INDICATOR WIFI INDICATOR Lights when the wireless network is connected. English...
  • Page 18: Rear Panel

    Getting Started Rear Panel Can be used for network based services (See pages 54~59), BD-LIVE and software upgrades using a network connection. Using an HDMI cable, connect this HDMI output terminal to the HDMI input terminal HDMI OUT on your TV for the best quality picture or to your Receiver for the best quality sound. DIGITAL AUDIO OUT Connects to a Receiver.
  • Page 19: Remote Control

    Remote Control Tour of the Remote Control POWER POWER Turn the player on and off. Turn the TV on and off. (To operate your TV, please refer to page 20) To open and close the disc tray. BONUSVIEW SOURCE After setup, allows you to set the input Press this to use Bonusview function.
  • Page 20: Setting The Remote Control

    Code Brand Code this remote control. NOBLEX TV POWER+66 TV POWER+01, +02, Button Function SAMSUNG +03, +04, +05, NOKIA TV POWER+74 +06, +07, +08, +09 TV POWER Used to switch the television on and off. TV POWER+72, +73, NORDMENDE AIWA...
  • Page 21: Connections

    Connections Connecting to a Tv Case 1 : Connecting to a TV with an HDMI Cable - Best Quality (Recommended) Using an HDMI cable, connect the HDMI OUT terminal on the rear of the player to the HDMI IN terminal of your TV. Turn on the player and TV.
  • Page 22: Case 2 : Connecting To A Tv With Dvi Cable

    Connections Case 2 : Connecting to a TV with DVI Cable - Best Quality (Recommended) Using an HDMI-DVI cable, connect the HDMI OUT terminal on the rear of the player to the DVI IN terminal of your TV. Using the audio cables, connect the AUDIO OUT (red and white) terminals on the rear of the player to the AUDIO IN (red and white) terminals of your TV.
  • Page 23: Case 3 : Connecting To A Tv (Component) - Better Quality

    Case 3 : Connecting to a TV (Component) - Better Quality Connecting to your TV using Component video cables. You will enjoy high quality images with accurate color reproduction. Component video separates the picture element into black and white(Y), blue(P ) and red(P ) signals to present clear and clean images.
  • Page 24: Case 4 : Connecting To A Tv (Video) - Good Quality

    Connections Case 4 : Connecting to a TV (Video) - Good Quality Using video/audio cables, connect the VIDEO OUT (yellow) / AUDIO OUT (red and white) terminals on the rear of the player to the VIDEO IN (yellow) / AUDIO IN (red and white) terminals of your TV.
  • Page 25: Connecting To An Audio System

    Connecting to an Audio System • Please turn the volume down when you turn on the Amplifier. Sudden loud sound may cause damage to the speakers and your ears. • Please set the audio in the menu screen according to the Amplifier. (See pages 34~36) •...
  • Page 26: Case 2 : Connecting To An Audio System

    Connections Case 2 : Connecting to an Audio System (7.1 Channel Amplifier) - Better Quality Using the 7.1CH audio cables, connect the 7.1CH ANALOG AUDIO OUT terminals on the rear of the Player to the 7.1CH ANALOG AUDIO IN terminals of your Amplifier. Using the video signal cable(s), connect the HDMI, COMPONENT or VIDEO OUT terminals on the rear of the Player to the HDMI, COMPONENT or VIDEO IN terminal of your TV.
  • Page 27: Case 3 : Connecting To An Audio System (Dolby Digital, Dts Amplifier) - Better Quality

    Case 3 : Connecting to an Audio Case 4 : Connecting to an Audio System (Dolby Digital, DTS System (2 Channel Amplifier) Amplifier) - Better Quality - Good Quality Using an optical cable, connect the DIGITAL Using the audio cables, connect the AUDIO AUDIO OUT (OPTICAL) terminal on the OUT (red and white) terminals on the rear of rear of the player to the DIGITAL AUDIO IN...
  • Page 28: Connecting To The Network

    (See pages 58~59) NOTE ▪ Internet access to Samsung’s software update server may not be allowed, depending on the router you use or the ISP’s policy. For more information, contact your ISP (Internet Service Provider). ▪ For DSL users, please use a router to make a network connection.
  • Page 29: Wireless Network

    Wireless Network You can connect to network with a Wireless IP sharer. A wireless AP/IP router is required to make a wireless network connection. Set the network options. (See pages 38~42) Broadband service Wireless IP sharer Networking with PC for AllShare function (See pages 58~59) NOTE...
  • Page 30: Before Starting (Initial Settings)

    Use the HDMI cable to connect the player to an Network Setting is needed to use various Internet services. Anynet+(HDMI-CEC)-compliant Samsung TV. Choose the primary method for connecting to network. If the TV uses a language supported by the player, Wired : Set the network connection using the Ethernet cable.
  • Page 31: Setting The Menu

    ▪ When the player is connected to the network, select Internet@TV from the home menu. RETURN EXIT Download desired content from Samsung Apps. (See page 57) INTERNET@ FULL SCREEN REPEAT MENU Button : Press this to move to the home menu.
  • Page 32: Display

    Depending on the type of television you have, you BD Wise is Samsung’s latest inter-connectivity may want to adjust the screen setting. feature. When you connect Samsung players with BD 16:9 Normal • Wise to each other via HDMI, the optimum resolution will be set automatically.
  • Page 33: Resolution According To The Output Mode

    Resolution according to the output mode Blu-ray Disc playback • HDMI / connected HDMI / not connected Output Setup HDMI Mode Component/VIDEO Mode Component Mode VIDEO Mode Auto Optimal Resolution 480i 1080p, Movie Frame(24Fs) off 1080p@60F 480i 1080p/1080i, 1080p@24F 480i Movie Frame(24Fs) on 1080i, Movie Frame(24Fs) off 1080i...
  • Page 34: Hdmi Format

    Setup HDMI Format HDMI Deep Color You can optimize the color setting from the HDMI Set to output the picture from the HDMI OUT jack output. with Deep Color or not. Deep Color allows more Select a connected device Type. accurate color reproduction with deeper color TV : Select if connected to a TV via HDMI.
  • Page 35: Pcm Downsampling

    Digital Output Selection Bitstream Bitstream Setup (Re-encode) (Audiophile) Connection HDMI Receiver Optical HDMI Receiver or Optical HDMI Receiver Optical Up to 7.1ch PCM 2ch DTS re-encoded PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Up to 5.1ch PCM 2ch DTS re-encoded Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Up to 7.1ch...
  • Page 36: Dynamic Range Control

    Setup HDMI Cinema : Select this if you want to play • 2-channel movie sound over multi-channels. • If your TV is not compatible with compressed Music : Select this if you want to play 2-channel • multi-channel formats (Dolby Digital, DTS), the music sound over multi-channels.
  • Page 37: System

    (DOS 8.3 volume label) are supported, and it is not support CEC. recommended to use USB devices that support USB ▪ If your Samsung TV has an n logo, then it 2.0 protocol, 4 MB/sec or faster read/write speed. supports the Anynet+ function. ▪...
  • Page 38: Clock

    Setup Clock DivX(R) Deactivation Set time-related functions. Select this to get a new registration code. Settings Settings Display Clock Display Initial Settings Audio Clock Mode : Auto Audio System Clock Set System Audio Network Time Zone : GMT + 0:00 Network Subtitle Do you want to deactivate your device?
  • Page 39: Wired Network

    Wired Network Setting Up a Wired Connection - Manual If the Auto Setting does not work, you’ll need to In the Network Settings menu, press the ▲▼ set the Network Setting values manually. buttons to select Network Setting, and then To get the Network setting values from most press the ENTER button.
  • Page 40 Setup Press the RETURN button on your remote. Setting Up the Wireless Network Connection - Auto Network Search Run a Network Test to ensure the player has connected to your network (See page 42). Most wireless networks have an optional security system that requires devices that access the Wireless Network network to transmit an encrypted security code...
  • Page 41 When done, press the YELLOW(C) button If the PIN/Security pop-up appears, go to on your remote, or move to the Done button, Step 7. If the Network Connecting Screen and then press the ENTER button. appears, go to Step 11. The Network Connecting screen appears.
  • Page 42: Network Status

    Setup BD-LIVE Internet Connection Use the number buttons to enter numbers. When done with each field, use the ► button Set to allow internet connection when BD-LIVE to move successively to the next field. service is used. You can also use the other arrow buttons to Allow (All) : The Internet connection will be •...
  • Page 43: Parental Rating

    Parental Rating General This function works in conjunction with Blu-ray Background Disc/DVDs that have been assigned a rating, which helps you control the types of Blu-ray Disc/ Change the background theme of the menu screen. DVDs that your family watches. Select the rating level you want to set.
  • Page 44: Support

    CD/DVD : Visit connected to the network by cable or wirelessly, • the player will automatically connect to Samsung’s bluraysupport, download and write the latest website each time it is turned on and download software (RUF file) onto a disc. Insert and play update files if any valid upgrade exists.
  • Page 45: Basic Functions

    Basic Functions Playing a Disc Using the Disc menu/Title menu/ Popup menu Playback Using the Disc Menu Press the OPEN/CLOSE ( ) button to open the disc tray. Place a disc gently into the tray with the disc’s During playback, press the DISC label facing up.
  • Page 46: Using The Popup Menu

    Basic Functions Using the Popup Menu Skipping Chapters h�Z�� During playback, press the SKIP ( • During playback, press the POPUP button. MENU button on the remote control. If you press the SKIP ( ) button, it moves to Press the ▲▼◄► buttons or ENTER the next chapter.
  • Page 47: Repeat Playback

    Repeat Playback Press the ENTER button at the point where you want repeat play to stop (B). To return to normal play, press the REPEAT Repeat the Title or Chapter button again. Press the ENTER button. h�Z� NOTE Repeat the disc title or chapter. ▪...
  • Page 48: Selecting The Audio Language

    Basic Functions Selecting the Audio Language NOTE ▪ Depending on the Blu-ray Disc / DVD, you may be able to change the desired subtitle in the Disc Menu. h�Z� Press the DISC MENU button. ▪ You can also operate this function by This function depends on what subtitles are encoded pressing the AUDIO button on the on the disc and may not be available on all Blu-ray...
  • Page 49: Setting Bonusview

    Listening to Music Dynamic : Choose this setting to increase • Sharpness. o� Normal : Choose this setting for most • viewing applications. Buttons on the Remote Control Movie : This is the best setting for watching • used for Music Playback POWER POWER POWER...
  • Page 50: Playing An Audio Cd (Cd-Da)/Mp3

    Basic Functions SKIP button : During playback, moves to the Shows the current play time/total play time. previous page in the Music List or moves to the Displays the current playback status previous track in the Playlist. If you press this button after three seconds of Displays the repeated playback status.
  • Page 51: Playing Back A Picture

    Playing back a Picture Press the ▲▼◄► buttons to move desired track, then press the YELLOW(C) button to check desired tracks. Repeat this procedure to select additional Playing a JPEG Disc tracks. Music Insert a JPEG disc into the disc tray. 3 files selected 1/2 Page TRACK 003...
  • Page 52: Playing Back A Usb Storage Device

    Basic Functions Zoom : Select this if you want to enlarge the Press the ▲▼ buttons to select the USB, • then press the ENTER button. current picture. (Enlarged up to 4 times) Rotate : Select this if you to rotate the picture. •...
  • Page 53: Notes On Usb Connection

    Notes on USB connection • Supported devices: USB storage media, MP3 player, digital camera, USB card reader • Does not support if a folder or file name is longer than 128 characters. • A certain USB/digital camera device may not be compatible with the product. •...
  • Page 54: Network Services

    View Devices " Enter accounts, etc. Press the ◄► buttons to select Internet@TV Samsung Apps : You can download various and press the ENTER button. chargeable or free-of-charge application services. In the start screen of the Internet@TV service, you will see the service agreement screen.
  • Page 55 Pressing the SUBTITLE button on the remote while NOTE you are using the Screen Keypad lets you change ▪ Samsung Electronics shall take no legal responsibility the text fields to lower case, upper case, numbers for any interruption of the Internet@TV service and icons.
  • Page 56: Settings

    You can control your account including contents Create [0~9] Enter PIN ' Cancel site’s account information. This account is only for Internet@TV. Samsung Apps Settings Login Mark as Favourite Sort by ' Return Create Create an account and link it with desired service Enter the user account and password.
  • Page 57: Samsung Apps

    Service Manager Using the color buttons with the Samsung Apps Delete and lock applications installed to Internet@ RED(A) (Login) : To log in to the internet • service. GREEN(B) (Thumbnail View) : To change the • Lock view mode. Lock the application. Accessing a locked BLUE(D) (Sort by) : To sort the applications by •...
  • Page 58: Bd-Live

    To use AllShare, you must connect the player to your PC via the network (See pages 28~29) and Check the size of the remaining memory. install the SAMSUNG PC Share Manager on the The memory device must have at least 1GB of free space to accommodate the BD-LIVE services.
  • Page 59: File

    State Set State But stop position will not be memorized depending Name Size Kind Folder 1 C: Document and settin.. XXX.XXX.X.XX SAMSUNG Blu-ray Disc Player Deny Accept Folder 1 File on the sever function. Folder 2 File Folder 3 File ▪...
  • Page 60: Appendix

    Appendix Troubleshooting Before requesting service, please check the following. PROBLEM SOLUTION No operation can be performed with the • Check the batteries in the remote control. They may need replacing. remote control. • Operate the remote control at a distance of no more than 20 feet. •...
  • Page 61 Go to the contents and find the section of the user manual that contains the explanations regarding the current problem, and follow the procedure once again. • If the problem still cannot be solved, please contact your nearest Samsung authorized service center. The picture is noisy or distorted •...
  • Page 62 Appendix PROBLEM SOLUTION BD-LIVE I cannot connect to the BD-LIVE server. • Check whether the network connection is successful or not by using Network Test menu. (See page 42) • Check whether the USB memory device is connected with player or not.
  • Page 63: Index

    Disc Menu Software Upgrade 44, 58 Disc Structure Search and Skip Slow and Step Subtitle Language HDMI 21, 36 Slide Show HDMI Supported Amplifier SAMSUNG PC Share HDMI Deep Color Manager 58~59 Internet@TV 37, 54~57 Initial Settings 30, 37 English...
  • Page 64: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications Power Requirements AC 120V, 60Hz Power Consumption Weight 4 Ibs General Dimensions 17 (W) X 8.8 (D) X 1.7 (H) inches Operating Temperature Range +41°F to +95°F Operating Humidity Range 10 % to 75 % BD (Blu-ray Disc) Reading Speed : 4.917 m/sec Reading Speed : 3.49 ~ 4.06 m/sec.
  • Page 65: Compliance And Compatibility Notice

    • Samsung cannot assure that this player will play every disc bearing the BD-ROM, BD-RE/-R, DVD-VIDEO, DVD-RW/-R, DVD+RW/+R and CD-RW/-R logos, and this player may not respond to all operating commands or operate all features of every disc.
  • Page 66: Network Service Disclaimer

    CONTENT OR SERVICE BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Third party services may be terminated or interrupted at any time, and Samsung makes no representation or warranty that any content or service will remain available for any period of time. Content and services are transmitted by third parties by means of networks and transmission facilities over which Samsung has no control.
  • Page 67: License

    License • Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. • Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent #’s : 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 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 and the Symbol are registered trademarks, &...
  • Page 68 SAMSUNG will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge with new or reconditioned parts, if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above. The product must be returned during the warranty period with transportation charges prepaid to SAMSUNG’s designated service center.
  • Page 69 Contact SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care center. Area Contact Center  Web Site Area Contact Center  Web Site ` North America 0700 Samsung (0700 726 Serbia
  • Page 70 QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS? COUNTRY CALL OR VISIT US ONLINE AT WRITE Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 1-800-SAMSUNG IN THE US 85 Challenger Road Ridgefield Park, (7267864) NJ 07660-2112 AK68-01859A-00...

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