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  • Page 1 USER MANUAL USER MANUAL USER MANUAL USER MANUAL GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ Universal Player...
  • Page 2 INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ Universal 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

    Table of Contents FEATURES & COMPATIBILITY UNPACKING POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE SELECTION CHOICE OF PLAYER LOCATION POWER CONNECTION BACK PANEL CABLE CONNECTIONS BASIC OPERATIONS SETTINGS CLEANING 10 MAINTENANCE 11 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS 12 REMOTE CONTROL GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • 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 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 5: Features & Compatibility

    FEATURES & COMPATIBILITY FEATURES & COMPATIBILITY COMPATIBILITY Please note that the Goldmund Eidos 36U+ is equipped with an Oppo player that is compatible with the following formats: High Definition (HD) movie and music discs High Definition (HD) movie and music discs...
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    D/A converters, such as the Goldmund Mimesis 20H. However, the D/A converters built into the Eidos 36U+ are high quality units that can be used with all systems and formats.
  • Page 7: Power Supply Voltage Selection

    OICE OF PLAYER LOCATION OICE OF PLAYER LOCATION Thanks to the specific quality of the Goldmund Mechanical Grounding and the Goldmund Magnetic Damping construction, the choice of the player location is not critical when using the Eidos 36U+. Feedback is mostly so low that no special precaution is required.
  • Page 8: Power Connection

    To prevent copying of digital audio and video content as it travels across connections HDCP encrypt the digital audio and video content. The TV must support HDCP in order to decrypt and properly display the content. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 9 See § 6.1 on page 8 coaxial or optical digital audio output. To listen to SACDs, please use the This player has been set up, as recommended by Goldmund, to have HDMI output in HDMI or analog audio connections. LPCM format.
  • Page 10 Right) terminals do not need to be connected and set the Down Mix option in the Setup Menu to 5.1ch to make sure that any 7.1 channel signals are converted to 5.1 channels. Goldmund recommends using Goldmund Interco cables. Connecting to a Stereo Audio System...
  • Page 11 • Plug the other end of the network cable into a LAN port on the broadband router or modem. • After physically connecting the player to a broadband Internet connection, some network configuration may be required. Refer to your official Goldmund representative for more details. Firmware updates...
  • Page 12 • On – Checks for firmware updates automatically and notifies the user about new firmware. Requires a working network connection. • Off – Does not check for new firmware version automatically. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 13 • When an IR IN port receives a connector, the main remote functions are not available. • Goldmund cannot guarantee that the IR IN port will be compatible with devices that are not recommanded by Goldmund. Connecting the IR IN port to an incompatible device may result in damage to the connected device or the player.
  • Page 14: 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 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 15 Pure Audio mode. Video output will be turned off. completely turned off. A black 2. Press the PURE AUDIO button again to resume video and cancel Pure Audio screen is transmitted instead mode. minimize potential interference. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 16 In addition to playing standard disc-based formats such as Blu-ray Disc, DVD, CD and SACD, the Goldmund Eidos 36U+ Universal player can play media files. You can enjoy digital music, movies and photos stored on an optical disc (recordable CD or DVD).
  • Page 17: Settings

    For example, if Video Setup > 3D Output is set to Off, the 3D Setting menu item will be grayed-out. Setting 3D Output to On (or Auto) will enable the 3D Setting menu. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 18 3. Auto Play Mode: Select whether the player will start playing an audio CD or SACD automatically. • On – The disc starts playing upon insertion into the player. • Off – The player waits for the user to start playback by pressing the PLAY button. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 19 • Change Password – To change the parental control password, enter a 4-digit number as the new password. Enter the new password again to confirm. If the two entries match, the new password replaces the old parental control password. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 20 HDMI 2 OUT as the dedicated audio output port. This setting will ensure the data so there must always be a video signal, best possible picture quality and the highest possible audio resolution. even if it’s only a blank screen, to carry audio through. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 21 If both criteria are met, the player sends 3D video from its HDMI output terminals; otherwise, only 2D video is sent out. Active shutter 3D glasses (which are not sold by Goldmund) are required to enjoy the 3D movie on your TV. •...
  • Page 22 NTSC encoded content is converted to PAL output. Blu-ray Discs encoded with a 24Hz frame rate are converted to a 50Hz frame rate if neither 1080p24 Output nor Source Direct output resolution is enabled. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 23 Please note that if the TV cannot support 1080p24, selecting this option will result in no video. • Off – Video encoded at a 24Hz frame rate will be converted to 60Hz (NTSC) or 50Hz (PAL). GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 24 Subtitles can be shifted to the active video area so they do not get cut off. You can also press and hold the SUBTITLE button for 3 seconds to activate this selection. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 25 • Off The screen saver will not be activated. Only use this option if your TV does not have any burn-in issues. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 26 2. HDMI Audio: Allows you to select the digital audio output format from the HDMI port. The options are: Auto (default) – The player checks with the device connecting to the HDMI output to automatically determine which audio format to use. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 27 • Bitstream – Passes audio as compressed bitstream format to the receiver/amplifier. Choose this setting if your receiver/amplifier is capable of decoding Dolby Digital and/or DTS. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 28 If your receiver is capable of HDCD decoding, it is recommended that you set the HDCD Decoding setting to Off on the Eidos 36U+ in order to avoid decoding HDCD twice. This will prevent the occasional pop or crackle sounds that occur when HDCD is decoded twice. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 29 • 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 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 30: 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 MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE The Goldmund Eidos 36U+ player does not require any specific maintenance. WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING Always turn the power off before cleaning your player.
  • Page 31: Technical Specifications

    EXTERNAL CONNECTION External IR Remote Control RS232 Control INPUT INPUT INPUT INPUT HDMI Audio: up to 5.1ch/192kHz or 7.1ch/96kHz PCM, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, AAC. HDMI Video: 480i/480p/576i/576p/720p/1080i/1080p/1080p24/1080p25/1080p30, 3D frame-packing 720p/1080p24. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 32 Information and product specifications contained in this manual are subject to change without prior notice. 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 register your Goldmund product for warranty. GOLDMUND EIDOS 36U+ – Universal Player -...
  • Page 33: Remote Control

    The default is “Code 1”. 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 36U+ – Universal Player - REVA...