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LG BP120 Owner's Manual

LG BP120 Owner's Manual

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Blu-ray Disc™/DVD Player
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
P/NO : MFLxxxxxxxxxxx


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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Blu-ray Disc™/DVD Player Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BP120 P/NO : MFLxxxxxxxxxxx...
  • Page 4 Getting Started This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. Safety way to remove the battery or the battery from the equipment: Remove the old battery or battery pack, follow the steps in reverse order than the assembly. To prevent contamination of the environment and bring on possible threat to human and animal health, the old battery or the battery put it in the appropriate...
  • Page 5: Notes On Copyrights

    Getting Started Notes on Copyrights Important Notice for TV colour system y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content System) is approved as content protection The colour system of this player differs according to system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of currently playing discs.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents Operating General Playback – Using [HOME] menu – Playing a Disc Getting Started – Playing a file on disc/USB device – Basic operations for video and audio Safety Information content Introduction – Basic operations for photo content –...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Troubleshooting Troubleshooting – General – Picture – Customer Support – Open source software notice Appendix Controlling a TV with the Supplied Remote Control – Setting up the remote to control your Area Code List Language code List Trademarks and Licenses Audio Output Specifications Specifications...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Getting Started Introduction Playable Discs and symbols used in this manual Media/Term Logo Symbol Description y Discs such as movies that can be purchased or rented. y BD-R/RE discs that are recorded in BDAV format. Blu-ray y BD-R/RE discs that contain Movie, Music or Photo files.
  • Page 9: About The "7" Symbol Display

    [Mastered] in order to make the discs compatible with the LG players when formatting rewritable discs. When setting the option to Live System, you cannot use it on LG player. (Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for windows Vista)
  • Page 10: File Requirement

    Getting Started File requirement Movie files File File Codec Format Audio Format Subtitle Location Extension “.avi”, “.divx”, DIVX3.xx, DIVX4.xx, Dolby Digital, SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, DIVX5.xx, DIVX6.xx DTS, MP3, AAC, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), “.mkv”, “.mp4”, (standard playback MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), VobSub Disc, “.asf”, “.wmv”,...
  • Page 11: Avchd (Advanced Video Codec High Definition)

    Getting Started Note Note y The file name is limited to 180 characters. y A “avi” file which is encoded “WMV 9 codec” is not supported. y Maximum files/Folder: Less than 2000 (total number of files and folders) y This player supports UTF-8 files even if it contains Unicode subtitle contents.
  • Page 12: Certain System Requirements

    Getting Started Certain System Requirements Regional Code For high definition video playback: This unit has a regional code printed on the rear of the unit. This unit can play only BD-ROM or DVD y High definition display that has HDMI input jack. discs labelled same as the rear of the unit or “ALL”.
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    Getting Started Remote control • • • • • • a • • • • • • • • • • • • d • • • • • 1 (POWER): Switches the player REPEAT (h): Repeats a desired ON or OFF. section or sequence.
  • Page 14: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front panel a Disc Tray e N (PLAY / PAUSE) b Display Window f Z (STOP) c Remote Sensor g 1 (POWER) d B (OPEN/CLOSE) h USB Port Rear panel a AC power cord c DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL) b HDMI OUT...
  • Page 15: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting to Your TV Additional Information for HDMI y When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible device make sure of the following: HDMI Connection - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and this player. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect device and leave it for around 30 seconds, it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High...
  • Page 16: What Is Simplink

    4. Use w/s to select the [Resolution] option then SIMPLINK function. press ENTER (b) to move to the third level. LG TV’s with SIMPLINK function has the logo as shown above. Note Depending on the disc type or playing status, some SIMPLINK operations may differ from your purpose or not work.
  • Page 17: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Connecting Note Connecting to an y If your TV does not accept the resolution Amplifier you have set on the player, you can set resolution to 576p as follows: 1. Press B to open the disc tray. Make one of the following connections, depending 2 Press Z (STOP) for more than 5 seconds.
  • Page 18: Connecting To An Amplifier Via Hdmi Output

    Connecting Connecting to an Amplifier via Connecting to an Amplifier via HDMI Output Digital Audio Output Connect the player’s HDMI OUT jack to the Connect the player’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack corresponding in jack on your amplifier using a to the corresponding in jack (COAXIAL) on your HDMI cable.
  • Page 19: Usb Device Connection

    Connecting Note USB device connection y This player supports USB flash drive/external HDD formatted in FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS This player can play movie, music and photo files when accessing files (music, photo, movie). contained in the USB device. However, for Blu-ray contents, only FAT16 and FAT32 formats are supported.
  • Page 20: System Setting

    System Setting Settings Adjust the Setup Settings You can change the settings of the player in the [Setup] menu. Initial Setup 1. Press HOME (n). When you turn on the unit for the first time, the initial setup wizard appears on the screen. Set the display language on the initial setup wizard.
  • Page 21: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] Menu Resolution Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. TV Aspect Ratio Refer to page 16 for details about the resolution setting. Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV type. [Auto] [4:3 Letter Box] If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to TVs providing display information (EDID), Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 22: [Language] Menu

    System Setting [LANGUAGE] Menu HDMI Color Setting Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. Display Menu For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your display device. Select a language for the [Setup] menu and on- screen display.
  • Page 23: [Audio] Menu

    System Setting [AUDIO] Menu Sampling Freq. (Digital Audio Output) Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the player’s Audio options according to the type of [192 kHz] audio system you use. Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is Note capable of handling 192 kHz signals.
  • Page 24: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting [LOCK] Menu DVD Rating Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their The [LOCK] settings affect only BD-ROM and DVD content. (Not all discs are rated.) playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you [Rating 1-8] must enter the 4-digit security code you have Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and created.
  • Page 25: [Others] Menu

    System Setting [OTHERS] Menu Auto Power Off The screen saver appears when you leave the DivX® VOD player in Stop mode for about five minutes. If you set this option to [On], the unit automatically ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video turns off within 20 minutes since the Screen Saver format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi is displayed.
  • Page 26: Operating

    Operating Operating General Playback Playing a Disc erot 1. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE), and place a disc on the Using [HOME] menu disc tray. The home menu appears when you press HOME 2. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE) to close the disc tray. (n).
  • Page 27: Basic Operations For Video And Audio Content

    Operating Basic operations for video and Basic operations for photo audio content content To stop playback To play a slide show Press Z (STOP) while playback. Press z (PLAY) to start slide show. To pause playback To stop a slide show Press M (PAUSE) while playback.
  • Page 28: Resume Playback

    Operating Advanced Playback Resume playback eroyt Repeat Playback The unit records the point where you pressed the erotu Z (STOP) depending on the disc. If “MZ (Resume Stop)” appears on the screen briefly, press z (PLAY) to resume playback (from During playback, press REPEAT (h) repeatedly to the scene point).
  • Page 29: Repeating A Specific Portion

    Operating Repeating a specific portion Changing content list view erot This player can repeat a portion you have selected. On the [Movie], [Music] or [Photo] menu, you can change the content list view. 1. While playback, press REPEAT (h) to select [A-] at the beginning of the portion you wish to Method 1 repeat.
  • Page 30: Selecting A Subtitle File

    Operating Selecting a subtitle file Options while viewing a photo If the subtitle file name is different from the movie You can use various options during viewing a file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the photo in full screen. [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
  • Page 31: Listening To Music While Slide Show

    Operating On-Screen display Listening to music while slide show You can display and adjust various information and settings about the content. You can display photo files while listening to music files. Displaying content information 1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press INFO/ on-screen MENU (m) to display the option menu.
  • Page 32: Playing From Selected Time

    Operating Playing from selected time 2. Select an option using w/s. 3. Use a/d to adjust the selected option value. eroy 4. Press BACK (1) to exit the On-Screen display. 1. Press INFO/MENU (m) during playback. The Note time search box shows the elapsed playing y If no button is pressed for a few seconds, time.
  • Page 33: Hearing A Different Audio

    Operating Hearing a different audio Changing the TV Aspect Ratio eroy 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m) to You can change the TV aspect ratio setting while display the On-Screen display. playback. 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m) to 2. Use w/s to select the [Audio] option. display the On-Screen display.
  • Page 34: Changing Subtitle Code Page

    Operating Changing subtitle code page Changing the Picture Mode eroy If the subtitle is displayed in broken letter, you can You can change the [Picture mode] option while change the subtitle code page to view the subtitle playback. file properly. 1.
  • Page 35: Audio Cd Recording

    This equipment should not be used for such purposes. LG expressly disclaims any responsibility for illegal distribution or use of unauthorized content in commercial If you want to create a new folder, use purpose.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Symptom Cause & Solution The Power does not turned on. y Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely. The unit does not start y Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc type, colour system, and playback.
  • Page 37: Picture

    You can update the Player using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new features. To obtain the latest software for this player (if updates have been made), please visit or contact LG Electronics customer care centre. Open source software notice To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL and other open source licenses, please visit
  • Page 38: Appendix

    Appendix Controlling a TV with Setting up the remote to control your TV the Supplied Remote You can operate your TV with the supplied remote Control control. If your TV is listed in the table below, set the appropriate manufacturer code. You can control your TV using the buttons below.
  • Page 39: Area Code List

    Appendix Area Code List Choose an area code from this list. Area Code Area Code Area Code Area Code Singapore Afghanistan Fiji Monaco Argentina Finland Mongolia Slovak Republic Australia France Morocco Slovenia Germany Nepal South Africa Austria Belgium Great Britain Netherlands South Korea Spain...
  • Page 40: Language Code List

    Appendix Language code List Use this list to input your desired language for the following initial settings: [Disc Audio], [Disc Subtitle] and [Disc Menu]. Language Code Language Code Language Code Language Code Lithuanian 7684 Sindhi 8368 Afar 6565 French 7082 Afrikaans 6570 Frisian...
  • Page 41: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,487,535 & other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS, Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, BONUSVIEW™ and the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are the logos are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc registered trademarks &...
  • Page 42: Cinavia Notice

    Appendix Cinavia Notice This product uses Cinavia technology to limit the use of unauthorized copies of some commercially- produced film and videos and their soundtracks. When a prohibited use of an unauthorized copy is detected, a message will be displayed and playback or copying will be interrupted.
  • Page 43: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting COAXIAL (DIGITAL AUDIO OUT) Source BitStream PCM Stereo DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch Dolby Digital PCM 2ch DTS-HD PCM 2ch Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Linear PCM 5.1ch...
  • Page 44 Appendix y The audio is outputted as PCM 48 kHz/16 bit for MP3/WMA file and PCM 44.1kHz/16 bit for Audio CD while playback. y You must select a digital audio output and a maximum sampling frequency that your Amplifier (or AV receiver) accepts using [Digital Output] and [Sampling Freq.] options on the [Setup] menu (see page 23).
  • Page 45: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label on the rear panel. Power consumption 12 W Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 360 x 41 x 190 mm Net Weight (Approx.) 1.3 Kg Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Outputs...
  • Page 46: Maintenance

    Appendix Maintenance Notes on Discs Handling Discs Handling the Unit Do not touch the playback side of the disc. Hold the disc by the edges so that fingerprints do not get on the surface. Never stick paper or tape on the When shipping the unit disc.

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