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GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE
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  • Page 1 USER MANUAL GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE Blu-Ray Player...
  • Page 2 INTRODUCTION GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player Goldmund was founded in 1978 and has ever since been dedicated to the accurate reproduction of sound and image. At Goldmund, we strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry’s most advanced technologies, including audio and video systems, home-...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE SELECTION CHOICE OF PLAYER LOCATION POWER CONNECTION BACK PANEL CABLE CONNECTIONS SETTING THE DISPLAY SYSTEM BASIC OPERATIONS SETTINGS 10 CLEANING 11 MAINTENANCE 12 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 13 REMOTE CONTROL GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 4...
  • Page 4 No connection or manipulation may be done before reading these instructions. Damage to the universal player may result if the following instructions are not understood and applied. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 5...
  • Page 5: Features & Compatibility

    FEATURES & COMPATIBILITY COMPATIBILITY Please note that the Goldmund Eidos Reference Blue is compatible with the following formats: High Definition (HD) movie and music discs High Definition (HD) movie and music discs High Definition (HD) movie and music discs High Definition (HD) movie and music discs - BD-ROM and BD-RE/BD-R discs in BDMV and BDAV mode, including 8cm discs.
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    D/A converters, such as the Goldmund Mimesis 20H. However, the D/A converters built into the Eidos Reference Blue are high quality units that can be used with all systems and formats.
  • Page 7: Power Supply Voltage Selection

    The unit can operate at 50 or 60 Hz mains. CHOICE OF PLAYER LOCATION Thanks to the specific quality of the Goldmund Mechanical Grounding construction, the choice of the player location is not critical when using the Eidos Reference Blue. Feedback is mostly so low that no special precaution is required.
  • Page 8: Power Connection

    - COMPONENT VIDEO OUTPUT Note: There are 2 HDMI output connectors; we recommend using the HDMI 1 (video) HDMI 2 (audio). This configuration is required to offer the best video quality. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 9...
  • Page 9 This player has been set up, as recommended by Goldmund, to have HDMI and Digital outputs in LPCM format. In case you would need to restore the Goldmund factory setup of you player, follow this sequence on the Setup Menu of the Eidos 20BD: Setup >...
  • Page 10 D/A converter or the preamplifier. The very accurate signal provided by the Eidos Reference Blue can easily be ruined by an imperfect connection. Use a "Goldmund Lineal" cable from the coaxial output if you want to achieve the most accurate jitter-free connection for CD playback...
  • Page 11: Setting The Display System

    ARROW buttons to select the “Cancel” option, then press the ENTER key to exit the Easy Setup Wizard. Otherwise, to continue with the Easy Setup Wizard, select the “OK” option and press the ENTER key. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 12...
  • Page 12: Setting The Display System

    “Component”. Please note: the best performance will be provided over the HDMI connection. To make your selection, use the UP/DOWN ARROW buttons to highlight the choice, and then press the ENTER button to go to the next step. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 13...
  • Page 13 Advanced users may want to try all supported resolutions and choose the one that provides the best visual result. This Goldmund Blu-ray Disc Player supports a GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 14...
  • Page 14 TV does not support the selected resolution, you may see a black screen or an error message. In this case please wait for 15 seconds and the Easy Setup screen will reappear. Select a different resolution that your TV can support. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 15...
  • Page 15 This restriction applies to the component output only. The HDMI output is protected with HDCP and has no such restriction. Determine the Display Aspect Ratio Determine the Display Aspect Ratio Determine the Display Aspect Ratio Determine the Display Aspect Ratio GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 16...
  • Page 16 The Aspect Ratio selections are 4:3 Letterbox, 4:3 Pan & Scan, 16:9 Wide, and 16:9 Wide/Auto. Depending on your selection and the video format recorded on the discs, image appearance on the screen can be one of the following: GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 17...
  • Page 17 If you connect the player to a television directly, or to a receiver with an HDMI 1.1/1.2 or optical/coaxial input, selecting the “Compatible” setting is recommended. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 18...
  • Page 18 Once you have selected the audio setting, the initial Easy Setup Wizard is completed. Press the ENTER button to close the Easy Setup Wizard. You player is now ready for use. Congratulations, set up is complete! GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 19...
  • Page 19: Basic Operations

    • This unit consumes a tiny amount of power even when it is turned off to STANDBY mode. If it is not to be used for a long time, unplug it from the household AC outlet. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 20...
  • Page 20 2. Press the REV button on the remote control and the player starts fast reverse and a progress scale may be playback. Each press of the REV button switches the playback speed in the displayed by the disc. following sequence: GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 21...
  • Page 21 REV button switches the playback speed in the following sequence: NOTE NOTE NOTE NOTE Certain Blu-ray Discs utilizing the BD-Java technology may not support slow playback. 4. To exit the slow playback mode, press the PLAY button. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 22...
  • Page 22 3. Navigate the menu using the ARROW buttons, and then press the ENTER button to make the selection. 4. Press the RETURN button to return to the previous menu. The return location varies by disc. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 23...
  • Page 23 CD and SACD: tracks, language, format, channels. •Subtitle information: current and totally available number of subtitle tracks and language. •Video format information: encoding type, frame rate and original aspect ratio. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 24...
  • Page 24 2. Repeat pressing the AUDIO button to circle through all available language or with both multi-channel and audio tracks. stereo contents, the AUDIO button can be used to switch between the two formats. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 25...
  • Page 25 •The angle mark 3. To resume normal playback, repeat pressing the ANGLE button until the default screen can be turned off using angle is displayed. the Setup Menu of the player. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 26...
  • Page 26 PIP and SAP buttons. Certain discs can ignore or override the remote control commands. • The PIP and SAP Marks on the screen can be turned off using the Setup Menu of the player. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 27...
  • Page 27 In addition to playing standard disc-based formats such as Blu-ray Disc, DVD, CD and SACD, the Goldmund Eidos Reference Blu-ray Disc Player can play media files. You can enjoy digital music, movies and photos stored on an optical disc (recordable CD or DVD).
  • Page 28: Settings

    Off in the Playback Setup section. To indicate where we were, you out. Setting “1080p24 Output” to “On” will would see the following: Playback Setup > PIP Mark > Off. enable the “DVD 24p Conversion” setting. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 29...
  • Page 29 To ensure proper saving of the SETUP menu settings, please turn off the player and turn it back on after you make major changes to the SETUP menu options. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 30...
  • Page 30 If your preferred language is not listed in the Audio, Subtitle or Disc Menu options, select “Other” and enter the Language Code which will be delivered by your Goldmund dealer. Parental Control: To set parental control ratings in order to prevent minors from watching inappropriate content.
  • Page 31 CD or SACD automatically. When auto play mode is turn on, these discs will start playing upon insertion into the player. When auto play mode is turned off, the player will wait for the user to start playback by pressing the PLAY button. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 32...
  • Page 32 With this configuration, the video decoder in the player performs any necessary format conversion. The VRS video processor is completely bypassed when using the component output. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 33...
  • Page 33 Blu-ray Discs encoded with 24Hz frame rate are converted to 60Hz frame rate if neither 1080p24 Output nor Source Direct output resolution is enabled. Requires a TV that supports both NTSC and PAL systems. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 34...
  • Page 34 TV and the disc both meet the conditions for the conversion. The available options are: • On – Convert DVD to 24Hz frame rate when possible. • Off (default) – Do not convert DVD to 24Hz frame rate. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 35...
  • Page 35 HDMI output. To enter this sub-menu, select “HDMI Options” from the Video Setup menu. To exit this sub-menu, press the RETURN button or the LEFT arrow key. The following HDMI options are available: GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 36...
  • Page 36 De-interlacing Mode: To select the type of de-interlacing algorithm that the player should use to convert interlaced video on a DVD or Blu-ray Disc to progressive output. The Goldmund Eidos Reference Blue utilizes the Precision De-interlacing™ technology from VRS™ (Video Reference Series) by Anchor Bay for its HDMI output.
  • Page 37 DVI input is selected. For these displays if the video signal uses the normal RGB range, the black-white contrast will be reduced. You can set the player to use the RGB PC Level output and restore proper contrast. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 38...
  • Page 38 A/V Sync: To add a delay to the HDMI audio output. If you experience audio/video synchronization problem, you may use this option to add a slight delay to the audio so it is synchronized to the video. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 39...
  • Page 39 •Press [DIMMER], [DIMMER], [DIMMER], [PURE AUDIO], [5] to select DVD region 5 •Press [DIMMER], [DIMMER], [DIMMER], [PURE AUDIO], [6] to select DVD region 6 Now, turn OFF the player and turn it back ON for the zone change to take effect. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 40...
  • Page 40: Cleaning

    To clean the front panel metal parts, always use a very soft, clean damp cloth to avoid scratching the surface. Avoid the use of proprietary cleaning products. MAINTENANCE The Goldmund Eidos Reference Blu-ray player does not require any specific maintenance. WARNING! Always turn the power off before cleaning your player.
  • Page 41: Technical Specifications

    Component Video: Y: 1.0Vp-p (75Ω), Pb/Pr: 0.7Vp-p (75Ω) AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS AUDIO CHARACTERISTICS Frequency: 20Hz – 20kHz (±0.4dB) Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >110dB (A-weighted) THD+N: < 0.002% (1kHz at 0dBFS, 20kHz LPF) GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 42...
  • Page 42 Updated versions of this manual will be posted on our website at www.goldmund.com. Please visit our support page at http://www.goldmund.com/support/register to register your Goldmund product for warranty. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 43...
  • Page 43: Remote Control

    To check the selection code, open the battery compartment cover of the remote control, and then use a ball point pen to flip the switch to “1”. Close battery compartment cover. GOLDMUND EIDOS REFERENCE BLUE – Blu-Ray Player - 44...