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    BD-FM59 BD-FM59C 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: Warning

    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 exclamation point within the triangle triangle is a warning sign alerting you to...

  • Page 3: Precautions

    Precautions 13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. Important Safety Instructions 14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the Read these operating instructions carefully before apparatus has been damaged in any way, using the unit.

  • Page 4: Using The 3d Function

    3D function. manual may be reproduced or copied without the If there are any reports of tired eyes, headaches, prior written permission of Samsung Electronics dizziness, or nausea, have the child stop viewing Co.,Ltd. 3D TV and rest.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents SAfETy INfORMATION SETTINGS Warning The Initial Settings procedure precautions The Home Screen Accessing the Settings Screen Important Safety Instructions disc Storage & Management Buttons on the Remote Control Used for the Settings Menu Handling Cautions Settings Menu Functions Using the 3d function Networks and the Internet Copyright Configuring Your Network Connection...

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    Using the Send Function Copy protection Network Service disclaimer NETWORK SERvICES License Additional Information Logging In to Your Samsung Account Notes Before Using Movies & TV Shows or Resolution according to the contents type Apps Digital Output Selection Using Movies & TV Shows...

  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Getting Started Disc and format Compatibility disc types and contents your player can play Media Disc Type Details Blu-ray Disc BD-ROM or BD-RE/-R recorded in the BD-RE format. 3D Blu-ray Disc DVD-VIDEO VIDEO DVD-RW DVD-VIDEO, recorded DVD+RW/DVD-RW(V)/DVD-R/+R that have been recorded and DVD-R finalized, or a USB storage media containing MKV, MP4 contents.

  • Page 8: Region Code

    Getting Started Region Code Logos of Discs the player can play Both players and discs are coded by region. These regional codes must match for a disc to play. If the codes do not match, the disc will not play. The Region Number for this player is displayed on Blu-ray Disc 3D Blu-ray Disc...

  • Page 9: Supported Formats

    Supported Formats Video File Support Frame rate File Extension Container Video Codec Resolution Bitrate (Mbps) Audio Codec (fps) *.avi MPEG4 SP/ASP *.mkv H.264 BP/ *.asf MP/HP *.wmv *.mp4 Motion JPEG Dolby Digital *.3gp 1920x1080 LPCM *.vro Microsoft (WMV v7,v8, ADPCM(IMA, MS) 6~30 *.mpg MPEG-4 v3...

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    Getting Started Music File Support - CODECs except for WMVv7, v8, MSMPEG4 v3, MVC, VP6 File 1) Below 1280 x 720 : 60 frames max. Type Codec Support Range Extension 2) Above 1280 x 720 : 30 frames max. - Does not support GMC 2 or higher. MPEG1 - Supports SVAF (Top/Bottom, Side by Side).

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    Notes on the USB connection • SAMSUNG is not responsible for any data file damage or data loss. • Your player supports USB storage media, MP3 • Your player does not support NTFS compressed, players, digital cameras, and USB card readers.

  • Page 12: Accessories

    Getting Started Accessories Check for the supplied accessories shown below. Batteries for Remote Control (AAA Size) HDMI cable (BD-FM59C only) (4301-000121) (GL39-00121A) SOURCE – – SAMSUNG TV DISC MENU TITLE MENU POPUP HOME SMART HOME APPS TOOLS INFO RETURN EXIT...

  • Page 13: Front Panel

    front Panel PLAY/PAUSE BUTTON STOP BUTTON OPEN/CLOSE BUTTON POWER BUTTON USB HOST DISC TRAY REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR | NOTES | \ To upgrade the player's software through the USB Host jack, you must use a USB memory stick. \ When the player displays the Blu-ray Disc menu, you cannot start the movie by pressing the Play button on the player or the remote control.

  • Page 14: Remote Control

    After setup, allows you to set the input source on your TV. SOURCE (This button is only available in Samsung TV.) Turn the TV on and off. (This button is only available for Samsung TVs.) Turn the player on and off.

  • Page 15: Connections

    Connections Connecting to a Tv Connect an HDMI cable (not supplied) from the HDMI OUT jack on the back of the product to the HDMI IN jack on your TV. - Do not connect the power cord to the wall outlet until you have made all the other connections. - When you change the connections, turn off all devices before you start.

  • Page 16: Connecting To An Audio System

    Connections Connecting to an Audio System You can connect the Blu-ray player to the audio system using the methods illustrated below. - Do not connect the power cord to the wall outlet until you have made all the other connections. - When you change the connections, turn off all devices before you start.

  • Page 17: Connecting To A Network Router

    \ Your router or your Internet Service Provider's policies \ Wireless LAN, by its nature, may cause interference, may prevent the player from accessing Samsung's depending on the operating conditions (router software update server. If this occurs, contact your performance, distance, obstacles, interference by other radio devices, etc).

  • Page 18: Settings

    Go to Apps and connect to the network to get recommended apps. turn on the TV and player. When you turn on the a Samsung Account d Screen Mirroring player the first time, the player's Initial Settings screen appears on the TV. The Initial Setting...

  • Page 19: Accessing The Settings Screen

    DVD 24fps Conversion Smart Hub Screen Size Size 3 Support – – SAMSUNG TV To access the menus, sub-menus, and options on the Settings screen, please refer to the remote control illustration below. DISC MENU TITLE MENU Buttons on the Remote Control Used...

  • Page 20: Settings Menu Functions

    TV Aspect Ratio size and screen format of your TV. BD Wise is Samsung's latest inter-connectivity feature. When you connect a Samsung player and a Samsung TV with BD Wise to each other via HDMI, and BD Wise Bd Wise...

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    Lets you select the digital audio output format that is Audio digital Output suitable for your TV or AV Receiver. For more details, see the digital output selection table on page 62. Lets you choose to have 96Khz PCM signals downsampled to 48Khz before they are outputted to an pCM downsampling amplifier.

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    Terms & Conditions and the privacy policy in order to privacy policy enjoy Smart Hub services. Resets the Smart Hub and Samsung account settings Reset Smart Hub stored on your device. Lets you re-run the Initial Settings procedure. See the...

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    You can connect a wireless USB keyboard or mouse to System the USB port on the front of the player.  Keyboard Settings : Lets you configure a wireless USB keyboard connected to the player. | NOTES | \ You can use the keyboard only when a QWERTY keyboard screen or window appears in the Web Browser.

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    Samsung players that have the Anynet+ feature and lets you control those products Anynet+ (HdMI-CEC) with one Samsung TV remote. To operate this function, you must connect this player to an Anynet+ Samsung TV using an HDMI cable.

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    When activated, lets Samsung Call Center agents Support diagnose and fix problems with the product remotely. Requires an active Internet connection. | NOTES | Remote Management \ Remote Management service might not be available in some countries. \ Contact your nearest service center for your PIN code and tell the code to the person in charge.

  • Page 26: Networks And The Internet

    Settings Networks and the Internet Wired - Manual Ğ If you have a static IP address or the Automatic When you connect this player to a network, procedure does not work, you'll need to set the you can use network based applications and Network Settings values manually.

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    Wireless Network Select the desired network, and then press the v button. You can setup a wireless network connection in On the Security screen, enter your network's four ways: Security Code or Pass Phrase. - Wireless Automatic Enter numbers directly using the number - Wireless Manual buttons on your remote control.

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    Settings Select a value to enter (Ip Address, for Select Network Settings, and then press the example), and then press v button. Use v button. the number keypad on your remote control Select Wireless in the Network Settings to enter the numbers for the value. You can screen, and then press the v button.

  • Page 29: Wi-fi Direct

    Wi-Fi direct When you have completed the procedure, you should see a pop-up on your TV screen The Wi-Fi Direct function allows you to connect saying that a device that supports Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Direct devices to the player and each other Direct has requested to connect.

  • Page 30: Upgrading Software

    \ When the system upgrade is done, check the software then turns on again by itself. details in the Product Information section of the Contact \ Samsung Electronics shall takes no legal responsibility Samsung screen. for player malfunction caused by an unstable Internet \ Do not turn off the player during the Software Update.

  • Page 31: Auto Update

    \ When the system upgrade is done, check the software < By USB > details in the Product Information section of the Contact Samsung screen. Visit \ Do not turn off the player during the Software Update. Click SUppORT on the top right of the page.

  • Page 32: Media Play

    Go to Apps and connect to the network to get recommended apps. Web Browser Settings a Samsung Account d Screen Mirroring Playing Commercial Discs | NOTES | Press the 8 button to open the disc tray. \ If the pop-up does not appear, go to Method 2.

  • Page 33: Playing A Disc With User Recorded

    | NOTES | If necessary, use the ▲▼◄► buttons to select a folder, and then press the v button. \ Even though the player will display folders for all content types, it will only display files of the Content Type you Use the ▲▼◄►...

  • Page 34: Using The Allshare Network Function

    Allshare software on your PC to use the Allshare function. You can download the Allshare software and get detailed instructions for using the Allshare software from the website. Go to Click Support at the top of the page.

  • Page 35: Playing Content Located On Your Pc Or Allshare Device Through The Blu-ray Disc Player

    Blu-ray Disc Player Connect the Blu-ray Disc Player, your PC, Allshare Smart Phone and/or your Allshare compatible device to the (Only available with Samsung phones supporting same wireless network. Allshare functionality.) Follow the directions in the Allshare software Connect the Blu-ray Disc Player, your PC,...

  • Page 36: Controlling Video Playback

    You can control the playback of video content located on a Blu-ray/DVD disc, USB, mobile device or PC. – Depending on the disc or contents, some of the functions described in this manual may not be available. SAMSUNG TV Buttons on the Remote Control used for Video playback Using the disc menu, title menu, popup „...

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    | NOTES | Select to repeat a title, chapter, or specific section. \ If the index information in the file - Off : Select to return to normal is damaged or the file does not playback. support indexing, you will not be - Title : Choose to repeat a selected able to use the Search Scene Search Scene...

  • Page 38: Using The View & Options Menus

    Media Play Select to set the desired subtitle Displays all the video files on the media Title language. or storage device by title. Subtitle - You can also operate this function Displays all the folders with videos by by pressing the SUBTITLE button on date.

  • Page 39: Controlling Music Playback

    – – Displays all music on the media or Album SAMSUNG TV storage device by album. Displays all the the music files on the Artist media or storage device by artist. Displays all the music on the media or...

  • Page 40: Repeating Tracks On An Audio Cd

    Media Play Shuffling Tracks on an Audio Cd The Ripping function converts CD audio to the mp3 format and saves the You can set the product to play tracks on an audio Ripping converted files on a USB device or the CD (CD-DA/MP3) at random.

  • Page 41: Ripping

    - Use Select All to select all tracks. This cancels | NOTES | your individual track selections. When you press the \ Do not disconnect the device while ripping is in progress. RETURN button on your remote control or select the If you want to cancel ripping, press the v Play button, and then press the v button, all tracks button and then select Yes.

  • Page 42: Using The View & Options Menus

    Media Play Using the Options Menu Slide Show Select the Slide Show settings. Settings On a file screen containing photo files, select the Options and press the v button. Select to enlarge the current picture. Zoom (Enlarge up to 4 times) Starts the slide show.

  • Page 43: Using The Send Function

    Using the Send Function You can upload files to an on-line site (Picasa, Facebook etc) or a device. With the Photo Playback screen displayed, select the Options button, and then press the v button. The Options menu appears. Use the ▲▼ buttons to select Send, and then press the v button.

  • Page 44: Network Services

    The player will fill in the | NOTES | e-mail and password fields. \ If you do not have a Samsung account, follow the \ If you press the RED (A) button after you have logged directions in the Quick Startup Guide to create one.

  • Page 45: Using Movies & Tv Shows

    Using Movies & Tv Shows On the Home screen, select either Movies & TV Shows or Apps, and then press the v button. If you have selected Apps, go to Step 4. You can download or stream for pay and free-of- If you selected Movies &...

  • Page 46: Using Apps

    The Apps Screen at a Glance | NOTES | \ To buy an app, you must be logged into your Samsung account and have a credit card registered to the account. Apps Press the RED (A) button on your remote to log in.

  • Page 47: Starting An Application

    After the app has downloaded, select Run, The Downloaded Screen lists all the apps you and then press the v button to run the app have downloaded and lets you: now. To run the app later, press the RETURN • Sort the apps on the Downloaded screen by date downloaded, Recently opened, and button.

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    Network Services Select Lock/Unlock, and then press the v When you return to the Apps screen, the app button. will appear in the My Apps area. When the Lock Service appears, enter the Delete an App from My Apps PIN using the number buttons on your remote control.

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    Create Folder | NOTES | \ To select all the downloaded apps, select Select All at the Create Folder lets you create a folder on the top right of the screen, and then press the v button. To Downloaded screen into which you can put apps. deselect all the apps, select Deselect All at the top right On the Downloaded screen, use the ▲►...

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    Network Services delete Update Apps Delete lets you delete apps and folders from the Update Apps automatically searches the Internet My Apps screen. If there are apps in a folder, for updated versions of the apps you have both the folder and the apps are deleted together. downloaded and updates them if it finds newer Delete removes apps permanently.

  • Page 51: Screen Mirroring

    Screen Mirroring | NOTES | \ When you run the Web Browser with the player connected The Screen Mirroring function lets you view the by HDMI to a BD Wise compatible TV - and BD Wise is on screen of your smart phone or android tablet on - the browser is maximized to fill the screen and the TV's the TV you have connected to the Blu-ray player.

  • Page 52: The Control Panel At A Glance

    When you click the , the The Control Panel, which runs across the top or access a data or text entry field, of the screen, has a series of icons which start and then press the v button, the keyboard pop- a number of useful functions.

  • Page 53: Using The Setting Menu

    Approved v button. Sites list, you will not be able to access any Internet sites. Enable Grabbing Reading Tools Approved Sites Private browsing on Web Browser Settings...

  • Page 54: Linking Your Internet Service Accounts To The Player

    Set as homepage : You can set the button on your remote to log in to your Browser's home page. Samsung Account. Pop-up Block : Turns the Popup Block After you have logged in, press the REd (A) on and off.

  • Page 55: Bd-live

    bD-LIvE™ Once the player is connected to your network, you can enjoy various movie-related service contents available on BD-LIVE compliant discs. Attach a USB flash memory drive to the USB jack on the front of the player, and then check its remaining memory. The memory device must have at least 1GB of free space to accommodate the BD-LIVE services.

  • Page 56: Appendix

    • 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 57: Copy Protection

    Blu-ray Disc format, which imposes certain restrictions including playback restrictions for BD-ROM Mark and/or BD+ protected contents. To obtain additional information on AACS, BD-ROM Mark, BD+, or this product, please contact SAMSUNG customer care center. • Many Blu-ray Disc/DVDs are encoded with copy protection. Because of this, you should only connect your Player directly to your TV, not to a VCR.

  • Page 58: License

    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 59: Additional Information

    • If you select the 16:9 Original, your TV may display 4:3 Pillarbox (black bars on sides of picture). BD Wise (Samsung Players only) • When BD Wise is on, the Resolution setting automatically defaults to BD Wise and BD Wise appears in the Resolution menu.

  • Page 60

    TV. • This function is not available if the HDMI cable does not support CEC. • If your Samsung TV has an Anynet+ logo, then it supports the Anynet+ function. Selecting the Audio Language • The ◄► indicator will not appear on the screen if the BONUSVIEW section does not contain any BONUSVIEW audio settings.

  • Page 61: Resolution According To The Contents Type

    Resolution according to the contents type Contents Type E-contents/ Blu-ray Disc Digital contents Setup BD Wise Resolution of Blu-ray Disc 1080p@60F Movie Frame : Auto 1080p@24F 1080p@24F Auto Movie Frame : Off Max. Resolution of TV input Max. Resolution of TV input Movie Frame : Auto (24Fs) 1080p@24F 1080p@24F...

  • Page 62: Digital Output Selection

    Appendix digital Output Selection Bitstream Bitstream Bitstream Setup (Re-encoded (Re-encoded (Unprocessed) DTS) Dolby D) HDMI HDMI HDMI HDMI supported supported AV Connection supported Optical supported Optical AV receiver or receiver or AV receiver AV receiver Optical Optical Up to PCM Re-encoded PCM 2ch PCM 2ch...

  • Page 63: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before requesting service, please try the following solutions. 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 from the player.

  • Page 64

    • If you still cannot resolve the problem, please contact your nearest Samsung authorized service center. AllShare function I can see folders shared through AllShare, • AllShare only shows Video, Photo, and Music files.

  • Page 65: Repairs

    We will provide you with the amount of the administration fee before we make a home visit or begin any work on your player. We recommend you read this manually thoroughly, search for a solution on line at, or contact Samsung Customer Care at 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) before seeking to repair your player.

  • Page 66: Specifications

    • Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice. • Weight and dimensions are approximate. • Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: or call, (877) 278 - 0799. English...

  • Page 67

    Transportation of the product to and from the service center is the responsibility of the purchaser. SAMSUNG will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts and products become the property of SAMSUNG and must be returned to SAMSUNG.

  • Page 68

    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, (726-7864) NJ 07660-2112 AK68-02355A AK68-02355A...

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