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  • Page 2 For future reference, record the model and serial number (located Model No.: on the rear of the product) in the space provided, Serial No.: WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RiSK OF FiRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THiS APPLIANCE TO RAiN OR MOISTURE. This symbol warns the user of uninsulated voltage within the CAUTION...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Loading the Batteries in the Remote Control ..20 Connecting the Power Cord ........20 O Appendix Setting the Remote Control Code ......21 Operating a SHARP TV Using the Remote Control ... 21 Troubleshooting ....... 41 = 42 Turning the Power On ..........
  • Page 4: Contents

    at wou youliketo dowiththisPlayer? _ Watching high quality movies on Blu= ray discs This Playeroffersfullhigh-definitionBlu-raydisc Refer to !'Getting Startedll (P: ! !)to playback. njoying different kinds of discs and O introduction (pp. 1-13) contents Explains the important operation information, Use this Player to enjoy various types of optical discs such as DVDs and CDs that contain various multimedia content.
  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    CUSTOM Thank you for your purchase of the SHARP Blu=ray Disc Player. To ensure safety and many years of trouble-free operation of your product, please read the important Safety instructions carefully before using this product. iMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTI Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled.
  • Page 6 i PORTANTSAFETY iNSTRUCTI Water and Moisture ------ Do not use this product near water - for example, near a bath tub, wash boHi, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like. Stand ------ Do not place the product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod or table.
  • Page 7 i PORTANTSAFETY iNSTRUCTI ]b prevent fire or shock h_ard, do not place the AC cord under the product or other heavy "_ items, [6 clean the outer cabinet, periodically wipe it with a soft cloth. Do not use chemicals for cleaning, It may damage the cabinet finish, ]urn off the main power and unplug the AC cord from the wall outlet before handling.
  • Page 8 About iscs BD/DVD video players and discs have region codes, which dictate the regions in which a disc can be played. This Player's region code is A for BD and 1 for DVD. (Discs marked ALL will play in Blu-ray Disc is the ultimate next generation optical media any player.) format, offering the following key features: BD/DVD Video operations and functions may be different from...
  • Page 9: About Discs

    About Discs *2 About JPEG file format Structure of still images (JPEG) folders You can play still images (JPEG) with this unit by making folder JPEG is a type of file format for storing still-image files on disc as shown below. (photos, illustrations, etc.).
  • Page 10 About isc Contents Linear PCM Linear PCM is a signal recording format used for Audio CDs and on some DVD and Blu-ray discs. The sound on • Enjoy Final Standard Profile functions (Page 25), such as picture- Audio CDs is recorded at 44.1 kHz with 16 bits. (Sound is in--picture.
  • Page 11: Important Information

    Cleaning the Pick Up Lens = Never use commercially available cleaning discs. The use of these discs can damage the lens, Request the nearest service center approved by SHARP to clean the lens. Warnings about dew formation •...
  • Page 12: Getting Started

    Gettin Started _Step 2: Selecting equipment to connect...
  • Page 13 ajor Components POWER (p.22) Remote control sensor (p. 20) Disc tray (p. 24) OPEN/CLOSE (p. 24) ON indicator (p. 22) STANDBY indicator (p. 22) Front panel display (p. 22) BD/DVD/CD mode indicator (p. 22) COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (p. 16) VIDEO output jack (p.
  • Page 14: Major Components

    Major Components POWER (p. 22) =_ OPEN/CLOSE (p. 24) AUDIO (p. 29), SUBTITLE (p. 29) Number buttons (pp. 21,33) REPEAT (pp. 28, 29) SKIP/_I (pp. 26, 28) SKIP/i_- (pp. 26, 28) | | PAUSE (p. 28) _ PLAY (p. 24) TOP MENU/TITLE LIST (pp.
  • Page 15: Introduction To Connections

    introduction to Connections This Player is equipped with the terminals/jaokslisted below. Find the corresponding terminal/jack on your video equipment. Using the supplied cable or commercially available cables, connect the video first. Then connect the audio. Higher Quality HDMI OUT terminal COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks VIDEO output jack...
  • Page 16: Video Connections

    Video Out) is displayed alternately on the front panel display. NOTE ,' When you connect the player to a SHARP TM with an HDMI cable only and the R/is turned on, the video output switches to HDMI automatically. (The above setting is unnecessary.) ,, When you connect the player to a TMwith an HDMI cable, HDMI VIDEO OUT is set to "AUTO".
  • Page 17: Component Video

    Video Connections You can enjoy accurate color reproduction and high quality images through the component jacks, _! CAUTION • HDMI output and Component Video output can not be used at the same time. CAUTION • You need to switch the output to Component (Red) video by pressing HDMI button to enjoy images via the Component video output.
  • Page 18 Video Connections You can enjoy the images through the video jack. (Yellow) n_'_ct Co n d, cti_y _" Blu-ray Disc LCD TV Player NOTE ,' Connect the Blu-ray disc player to LCD TV directly. If you playback the image via VCR, the image may deteriorate due to the copy guard AV cable (supplied) function.
  • Page 19: Audio Connections

    Audio Connections You can connect audio equipment to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal. 5.1 ch Digital Output is available. ® _' When using OPTICAL output, 7.1 ch Digital Output is net available. Optical digital cable (commercially available) ® Amplifier o Load a disc and start playback. (Pages 24-27) (_=18...
  • Page 20 Audio Connections Youcan connect audioequipmentor the TV to the 2CH AUDIOoutput jacks. 1: Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. 2: Firmly connect the AV cable (supplied) to the audio jacks (_ and _2_). (Whke) AV cable (supplied) ®...
  • Page 21 re Star'tin layback Hold in the tab on the battery cover and pull the Remotecontrol sensor cover towards the direction of the arrow. 4 Remote control unit Load the two "AA" size batteries (R-06 size, UM/SUM-3). Place batteries with their terminals corresponding to the (_ and C) indications battery...
  • Page 22: Before Starting Playback

    SHARP TV. Player: RC--1, RC-2 and RC--3. If you operate this Player by remote control along with another SHARP Blu--ray Disc Player or DVD Player placed next to it simultaneously, switching the remote control code (both the Player and remote control) •...
  • Page 23 Before Starting Playback Press POWER on the remote control or on the Player to turn on the power of the Press SETUP to display the SETUP MENU screen. Player. HELLO j 1-- IIU Press A/T/41/I_ to select "ON SCREEN LANGUAGE", then press ENTER.
  • Page 24: Connecting To The Hdmi Terminal

    SETUP Using the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics MENU screen. Control), with AQUOS LINK you can interactively operate this player with your Press A/Y/_I/_ to select SHARP AQUOS T_. "SETTINGS", then press ENTER. What you can do with AQUOS LINK...
  • Page 25 /DVD/CD ayback This section explains playback of commercially available BD Video and DVD Video discs (like POWER OPEN/ movies), CDs, and recorded DVD-RW/R discs. CLOSE ,' This section explains how to play back a BD/DVD video disc with a top menu, disc menu or pop-up menu, ,, The titles listed in the top menu and a disc guide (for options like subtitles and audio languages) are...
  • Page 26: Bd/Dvd/Cd

    BD/DVD/CD Playback Example: Select "SUBTITLE LANGUAGE". Press POP-UP MENU. • The disc menu screen is displayed. Press A/Y to select "SUBTFLE BD-Video that includes secondary audio and video compatible with Picture in Picture can be LANGUAGE", then press ENTER. • The screen for selectingthe subtitle played back with secondary audio and video languageis displayed.
  • Page 27 BD/DVD/CD Playback You can play back a recorded disc (finalized disc only). "1 Load a recorded disc. Press _ PLAY. • Playback begins from title 1. Load a recorded disc. Press TOP MENU/TITLE LIST. • The TITLE LIST screen is displayed. NOTE •...
  • Page 28 BD/DVD/CD Playback "1 Load a recorded disc. Press D (Yellow) while the TITLE LIST screen is displayed. Press TOP MENU/TITLE LIST. • The TITLE LIST screen is displayed. Press C (Blue), then press ENTER. • The PLAY LIST screen is displayed. Press 41/_- to select...
  • Page 29: Playback Functions

    layback Functions NOTE Play back the title or chapter , Some operations in the following playback functions cannot be performed depending on the want to repeat. specifications of the disc. Press REPEAT. Press _1/1_- to select the type of Repeat Playback.
  • Page 30 Playback Functions You can change the audio output channel using AUDIO. Each time AUDIO is pressed, the audio channels change as follows: NOTE The audio track currently being played back will ,, Some operations in the followk_g playback be displayed. function cannot be performed depending on the specifications of the disc.
  • Page 31: Slow Playback

    Playback Functions NOTE ,' Settings for audio and subtitles carl be changed also in Function Control Screen (Page 32). If multiple angles are recorded, you can switch ,, The operations of subtkles, angle and audio differ between them. according to each disc. You may need to refer to the operation manual of the disc.
  • Page 32 File ayback Press _ SKIP/_I or _ SKIP/I_ JPEG JPEG to replace one image with another. • The same operation can be performed by NOTE pressing _1/1_ or _ REV/_ FWD. • This Player can play still images (JPEG flies) thai have •...
  • Page 33 Settings uring Playback This allows you to adjust various settings at once, like subtitles, angle settings and the title selection for Direct Playback. You can adjust Press FUNCTION during playback. the video and audio to suit your preferences. • The Function Control screen is The operations are the same for BD and DVD.
  • Page 34: Playback

    Settings During Playback ,, Shows the title number being played back. You can skip to the start of the title. fo skip to the star1 of a selected tkle, press the Number buttons to enter the title number when i i Title Number (Direct Title Skip)
  • Page 35: Playback Seti-Ing

    SETTI The "MENU" enables various audio/visual settings and adjustments on the functions using the remote control unit. You need to call up the OSD to perform settings for this player. The following is the explanation for the basic operations of the "MENU". Example: Setting "FRONT DISPLAY/LED"...
  • Page 36 SETTINGS This function enables the video output to switch to HDMI automatically when the player detects a TV connected with an HDMI cable, You can set the screen aspect ratio of the connected T_, and adjust the video output. If you switch your ]q7 (i.e. because you have bought a new one) and the screen aspect ratio of the connected TV changes, you will have to change the "TV ASPECT RATIO"...
  • Page 37 SETTINGS This lets you adjust the range between the loudest and softest sounds (dynamic range) for playback at average volume. Use this when it is hard to hear dialog. This lets you set the Parental Control depending on the disc item content.
  • Page 38 SETTINGS If you feel that the indicators on the Player are too bright You can reset all settings to the factory presets. when watching movies, you can turn them off except for the ON indicator. [_: Item ESET_ NOT RESET -O Item N, OFF When you select "VERSION", the system software version is...
  • Page 39: Usb Memory Management

    SETTINGS Press 41/_, select "YES", and press ENTER. The following instructions explain how to delete data such as the Virtual Package data copied to a USB memory device. '_/! CAUTION " Do not remove the USB memory device or unplug the AC cord while the erase is being performed.
  • Page 40 BD STORAGE/SERVICE terminal on this player. Regarding how to obtain the software update file, please call 1-800-BE-SHARP _! CAUTION • Do not remove the USB memory device or unplug • The current version of this unit software...
  • Page 41 SETTINGS Press ENTER to start updating. • The screen becomes dark for a while until the update screen can be displayed. Please wait for the update screen to appear. Do not unplug the AC cord. When the software is successfully updated, a screen is displayed...
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting The following problems do not always suggest a defect or malfunction of this Player. Refer to the problems and lists of possible solutions below before calling for service. The Player power cannot be turned Screen freezes and operation buttons do not work.
  • Page 43: On=Screen Error Messages

    Troubleshooting Left and right channels of audio are reversed, or NOTE sound comes out of only one side. Reset ,, Are left and right audiocables connected to the opposite ,, If this Player receives strong interference from a source such as terminal,or is oneside disconnected? excessive static electricky, slrong external noise, malfunction of power supply, or voltage caused by lightning during use or a...
  • Page 44: Glossary

    Glossary BD=J application DTS=HD High Resolution Audio The BD-ROM format supports Java for interactive functions. DTS-HD High Resolution Audio is a new technology "BD-J" offers content providers almost unlimited functionality developed for the next generation high definition optical disc format. when creating interactive BD-ROM titles.
  • Page 45 Glossary MPEG-2 Subtitles (pages 29, 32, 33} MPEG-2 (Moving Picture Experts Group phase 2) is one of These are the lines of text appearing at the bottom of the the video data compression schemes, which is adopted for screen which translate or transcribe the dialog. They are DVD videos and digital broadcasts worldwide.
  • Page 46: Quick Start

    Specifications General Power supply AC 120V, 60Hz Power consumption (Normal) 23 W Power consumption (Standby) 0.4 W (When "QUICK START" is set to "NO") Dimensions Approx. 16 _9/G4 x 2 11/1G × 13 s/1Ginch (W x H x D) Approx. 430 mm :>< 68 mm :>< 335 mm (W :><H :><D) Weight Approx.
  • Page 47 FROM STATE TO STATE. The warranties given herein shall be the sole and exclusive warranties granted by Sharp and shall be the sole and exclu- sive remedy available to the purchaser and only for the time periods set forth herein. No other representations or prom- ises made by anyone are permitted.
  • Page 48: Limited Warranty

    Servicing Dealer. In home warranty service be provided at Sharp's discretion on any Sharp television with the screen size of 27" or larger and on any Sharp Over-the-Range Microwave Oven. This warranty constitutes the entire express warranty granted by Sharp...
  • Page 49 SHARP SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07495-1163 SHARP CORPORATION Printed in Malaysia Imprim6 en Malaisie Impreso en Malasia TINS-D803WJQZ® 08P07-MA-NG...