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PANASONIC DMR-PWT500 Operating Instructions Manual

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Dear customer
Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
This Blu-ray Disc Player / HDD Recorder is for viewing and recording free to view channels only. It does
not receive pay TV or encrypted channels.
The titles recorded onto the HDD of this unit cannot be copied to the media.
DVB and the DVB logos are trademarks of the DVB Project.
∫ Region management information
This unit plays BD-Video marked with
labels containing the region code "B".
Web Site:
Model number suffix "EB" denotes UK model.
Blu-ray Disc™ Player / HDD Recorder
Model No.
This unit plays DVD-Video marked with labels
containing the region number "2" or "ALL".


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    This unit plays BD-Video marked with DVD- This unit plays DVD-Video marked with labels Video: labels containing the region code “B”. Video: containing the region number “2” or “ALL”. Example: Example: Web Site: Model number suffix “EB” denotes UK model. VQT3C81...

  • Page 2: Features

    DLNA Certified media server and Panasonic DLNA compatible recorders. ∫ Owner ID ( Owner ID is an anti-theft function. Entering the PIN number and owner’s personal information will help ∫...

  • Page 3: Supplied Accessories, Using The Remote Control

    Supplied accessories Using the remote control Please check and identify the supplied accessories. Insert so the poles (i and j) match those in the (Product numbers correct as of August 2011. These remote control. may be subject to change.) 1 Remote control (N2QAYB000615) 2 Batteries for remote control 1 AC mains lead (K2CT2YY00003) ≥Do not use AC mains lead with other equipment.

  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions WARNING CAUTION ∫ Unit ∫ Unit ≥To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product ≥This unit utilizes a laser. Use of controls or damage, adjustments or performance of procedures other –Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping than those specified herein may result in hazardous or splashing.

  • Page 5: Caution For Ac Mains Lead

    Caution for AC Mains Lead For your safety, please read the following text WARNING: DO NOT CONNECT EITHER WIRE TO carefully. THE EARTH TERMINAL WHICH IS MARKED WITH THE LETTER E, BY THE EARTH SYMBOL Ó OR This appliance is supplied with a moulded three pin COLOURED GREEN OR GREEN/YELLOW.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents ∫ Getting started ∫ Editing video Features........2 Deleting recorded titles.

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Index ........108 Convenient functions Troubleshooting Glossary Refer to following site for technical terms. Technology/0-9/217724/index.html Reference About descriptions in these operating instructions ≥...

  • Page 8: Control Reference Guide, Remote Control

    Control reference guide Remote control Instructions for operations are generally described using the remote control. 1 Turn the unit on or off ( 13, 22) 2 Select drive (HDD, BD, SD or USB) ( 3 Select channels and title numbers, etc./Enter numbers or characters (The character buttons may be used when operating VIERA CAST contents.) 4 To delete unwanted recorded titles, timer...

  • Page 9: Main Unit

    Main unit Pull to flip down the front panel. 1 Standby/on switch (Í/I) ( 13, 22) < Display Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode 2 3 4 or vice versa. In standby mode, the unit is still consuming a small amount of power.

  • Page 10: Basic Connection

    Basic Connection 3D programmes can be played back when this unit is connected to a 3D compatible TV using a High Speed HDMI cable. ≥Before connection, turn off all equipment and read the appropriate operating instructions. ≥Other amplifier connections ( ≥When using Communication Camera ( BE SURE TO READ THE CAUTION FOR AC MAINS LEAD ON PAGE 5 TV’s rear panel...

  • Page 11

    ≥Please use High Speed HDMI Cables that have the HDMI logo (as shown on the cover). ≥When outputting 1080p signal, please use HDMI Cables 5.0 meters or less. ≥Recommended Panasonic HDMI cable part number: RP-CDHS15 (1.5 m), RP-CDHS30 (3.0 m), RP-CDHS50 (5.0 m), etc.

  • Page 12: Network Connection

    You must be aware of these limits before using this unit. Panasonic will in no way be responsible for any incidental damage which may arise due to a failure to obey these limits, or to any condition of use or disuse of this unit.

  • Page 13: Settings, Easy Setting

    Settings Enter the PIN. This PIN will be used only for the Owner ID-  Data Entry screen.  DRIVE INPUT SELECT You now have the opportunity to enter your PAGE details and help the police to crack crime. See Instruction Book. Owner ID Please enter new PIN * * * *...

  • Page 14

    Settings Set “Power Save” to “On”, “On Timer” To stop partway Press [BACK/RETURN or “Off”, then press [OK]. Power Save in Standby To restart set up Power Save 1 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 2 Select “Setup” in “Others”, then press [OK]. From 3 Select “Auto Setup”...

  • Page 15: Network Easy Setting

    Network Easy Setting “Wireless” connection Before beginning wireless connection setup After completing “Easy Setting”, you can continue ≥Obtain your Network name (SSID with “Network Easy Setting”. §1 ≥If your wireless connection is encrypted please be sure that you know your encryption key. Select “Wired”...

  • Page 16: Connection Check

    Settings ∫ Network Easy Setting ( Home Network When you experience problems with Connection Check ) settings ≥If there is no problem, the following screen is displayed. ∫ Wireless Settings e.g., “Wireless” connection ≥If there is no problem, the following screen is displayed.

  • Page 17: Connection Test

    ∫ Network Easy Setting ( Internet Connection Test ) ≥ Refer to the operating instructions of the hub or router. ≥ Home Network ( DLNA ) Server function setting can be set ≥If there is no problem, the following screen is only when you selected “Off”...

  • Page 18: Hdd And Media Information

    HDD and media information (–: Impossible) Media type Standard symbol Playable contents Recordable contents ≥Video ≥AVCHD Hard disk drive (HDD) [HDD] ≥JPEG ≥MPO ≥MP3 BD-Video ≥Movie and music – [BD-V] BD-RE ≥Video ≥AVCHD – [BD-RE] ≥JPEG ≥MPO ≥Video BD-R ≥AVCHD –...

  • Page 19

    (–: Impossible) Media type Standard symbol Playable contents Recordable contents Audio CD (CD-DA) ≥Music – ≥DivX ® [CD] ≥MKV – ≥JPEG (including CD-R/RW) ≥MPO ≥MP3 ≥AVCHD – ≥MPEG2 §2 SD Cards [SD] ≥JPEG ≥MPO ≥AVCHD §2 ≥MPEG2 §2 ≥DivX ® USB memories –...

  • Page 20: Notes

    HDD and media information Notes Notes for the SD cards ∫ Compatible SD card Notes for the disc –SD Memory Card (from 8 MB to 2 GB) –SDHC Memory Card (from 4 GB to 32 GB) ∫ Discs that cannot be played –SDXC Memory Card (48 GB, 64 GB) ≥DVD-RAM ≥DVD-Audio...

  • Page 21: Media Handling, Handling Precautions

    Notes for the USB devices Media handling ∫ How to hold a disc or SD card ≥This unit does not guarantee connection with all USB devices. Do not touch the recorded surface or the terminal ≥FAT16 and FAT32 file systems are supported. surface.

  • Page 22: Common Operations, Preparations, Hold Function

    1 Turn on the TV, then select the appropriate ≥If you connect a Panasonic product with a USB AV input to suit the connections to this connection cable, setup screen may be displayed unit.

  • Page 23: Basic Operation, Menu Screen, Function Menu Screen

    Basic operation FUNCTION MENU screen This unit is basically operated via the following You can easily access the desired functions, such as method by using the remote control. playback, timer recording, the unit’s settings etc. via the FUNCTION MENU. Select Enter Press [FUNCTION MENU].

  • Page 24: Watching Broadcasts, Using Channel List

    Watching broadcasts Watch broad casts Using Channel List You can select from the list of channel names.   DRIVE INPUT SELECT Press [OK]. PAGE Select the channel, then press [OK]. Channel names All DVB Channels SKIP SLOW/SEARCH REWIND LIVE TV PAUSE PLAY/x1.3 STOP...

  • Page 25: Using Tv Guide System

    Using TV Guide system To see programme information (Programmes with the symbol) Press [GUIDE]. Press [STATUS Each press switches the appearance. Additional information is available for these programmes. Landscape view TV Guide: Landscape To show other pages WED 13/10/2011 WED 13th All Types All Channels 19:36...

  • Page 26: Channel Information, Switching To The Radio Channel

    Watching broadcasts Channel information Switching to the radio channel Press [STATUS Press [RADIO/TV]. e.g., To switch to the all channels Press [RADIO/TV] again. All DVB Channels 19:07 Select favourites 19:00 - 19:30 Set timer To show the radio channel list MPEG STTL TEXT...

  • Page 27: Operations While Watching Broadcast

    Operations while watching To listen to the Audio Description broadcast Audio Description adds an additional soundtrack to describe events on screen (narration) and aids To show subtitle understanding and enjoyment, particularly for visually-impaired viewers. When “STTL” appears in channel information ( When “AD”...

  • Page 28: Rewind Live Tv/pause Live Tv, Recording

    Watching broadcasts REWIND LIVE TV/PAUSE LIVE Display information ∫ While pausing or rewinding a broadcast: Press [STATUS This unit temporarily saves a live TV programme you are watching with this unit’s tuner on HDD and you Pause 20:35 22:05 can use the following functions. 21:25 ∫...

  • Page 29: Recording Tv Programmes

    Recording TV programmes Recor ding Select “Automatic Stop”, The titles can only be recorded to HDD of this unit and cannot be copied from HDD to the media. then press ≥One touch recording (OTR) Recording stops automatically when the programme ends. ...

  • Page 30: Operation During Recording

    Recording TV programmes Operation during recording Simultaneous rec and play You can play the recording title from the beginning or To check the recording programme the titles previously recorded to the HDD. While recording Press [STATUS Press [DIRECT NAVIGATOR]. e.g., While recording 2 programmes simultaneously DIRECT NAVIGATOR Grouped Titles VIDEO...

  • Page 31: To Stop Recording

    To stop recording To perform 2 programmes simultaneous recording Press [STOP ∫]. While recording ∫ When recording 1 programme Record another programme with steps – If the following screen appears on page 29. Stop Recording “REC1” and “REC2” will light Recording of this programme is in progress.

  • Page 32: Timer Recording

    Timer recording Select “Single Timer Rec.” The titles can only be recorded to HDD of this unit and cannot be copied from HDD to the or “Series Timer Rec.”, media. then press Selection Screen WED 13/10/2011 19:36   DRIVE View INPUT SELECT...

  • Page 33

    To check the schedule of the series Press Press the “Blue” button in step Series Information WED 13/10/2011 19:40 Timer Recording Remain 30:24 WED 13/10/2011 19:36 Channel Schedule Contents 13/10 WED 2/6 Comedy-drama series about 23:00 - 0:00 housemates who are actually awere... Channel Day/Date Start...

  • Page 34: Various Functions With Freeview

    Timer recording Various functions with Recording recommended programme Freeview+ (Recommendation Booking) This unit has several functions that enable timer You can record a programme that the broadcaster recordings to be controlled by the signal sent from the recommends. broadcaster. If the signal is not sent correctly, the recording may lack After performing steps –...

  • Page 35: To Search The Programme, Timer Recording From Channel Information

    To search the programme Timer recording from channel information You can search the programme from programme type and category. You can make timer recording of the current or next programme. While displaying TV Guide screen Press the “Yellow” button (Prog. Type) While watching a programme or the “Blue”...

  • Page 36: Manually Programming Timer Recording, Timer Recording Options

    Timer recording Manually programming timer Timer recording options recording Select the items and change the items. e.g., Press [PROG/CHECK]. Timer Recording Remain 30:24 WED 13/10/2011 19:40 Timer Recording Remain 30:30 WED 13/10/2011 19:40 All Channels Space Channel Day/Date Start Stop Channel Name Schedule FRI 13/10...

  • Page 37: To Confirm And Edit A Timer Programme

    To confirm and edit a timer ≥ Failed programmes are deleted from the timer recording programme list at 4 a.m. two days later. ≥ “No Data” is displayed on a series recording item if there Press [PROG/CHECK]. will be no episode of the series for the next 8 days. We recommend you delete the “No Data”...

  • Page 38: To Cancel Recording When Timer Recording Has Already Begun, Notes On Timer Recording

    Timer recording To cancel recording when timer Notes on timer recording recording has already begun ≥Depending on the state of the unit, playback may stop when recording begins. Press [STOP ∫]. ≥Even if you turn the unit off during the timer recording, the recording is continued.

  • Page 39: Playing Bd-video Or Dvd-video, Enjoying Bd-live Or Picture-in-picture In Bd-video

    Playing BD-Video or DVD-Video Playi back video Enjoying BD-Live or picture-in-picture in BD-Video   [BD-V] DRIVE INPUT SELECT Enjoying BD-Live discs with Internet PAGE BD-Live allows you to enjoy more functions such as subtitles, exclusive images and online games by connecting this unit to the Internet.

  • Page 40: Playing Recorded Video Contents

    Playing recorded video contents Select the title, then press   DRIVE INPUT SELECT ≥Resume play function PAGE If the following screen appears, select the point to start playback. Playback SKIP SLOW/SEARCH REWIND LIVE TV Where do you want to start playback from ? PAUSE PLAY/x1.3 STOP...

  • Page 41

    Using the tree screen to find a folder DivX and MKV While the file list is displayed Press [OPTION]. 2 Select “Select Folder”, then press [OK]. Video Menu Select Folder CD ( Video ) F 5/12 RETURN Page 01/01 F: Selected folder no./Total folder no. including DivX and MKV title.

  • Page 42: Using The Direct Navigator (video)

    Playing recorded video contents Using the Screen icons DIRECT NAVIGATOR (VIDEO) Currently recording programme Press [DIRECT NAVIGATOR]. Protected title e.g., [HDD] Title was not recorded due to recording protection Programme type ([HDD] only) Label § Title cannot be played (When copying a title to the HDD, or when data is damaged etc.) DIRECT NAVIGATOR Grouped Titles...

  • Page 43

    Switching to the PHOTO or MUSIC Showing Information screen [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [DVD-R] [DVD-RW] [+R] [+RW] ∫ [HDD] Select the title, then press [STATUS 1 Press the “Red” button. [SD] 2 Select “PHOTO” or “MUSIC”, then press [OK]. 1 Select the title, then press [OPTION]. 2 Select “Information”, then press [OK].

  • Page 44: Playback From Chapter View, Create Chapter

    Playing recorded video contents Playback from Chapter View To create Chapter Marks [HDD] [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [DVD-R] [DVD-RW] [+R] [+RW] Regarding chapters You can divide a title into multiple chapters. Each Press [DIRECT NAVIGATOR]. section between the division points (Chapter Marks) e.g., [HDD] becomes a chapter.

  • Page 45: Operation During Play

    Operation during play Search § Press [SLOW/SEARCH 6] or [SLOW/ DivX and MKV file only § SEARCH 5]. ≥Press [PLAY/a1.3 1] to restart play. ≥ Depending on the media and the type of file, some operations may not be possible. ≥...

  • Page 46: Switching The Subtitles, Changing Audio

    Operation during play Slow-motion Switching the subtitles ∫ [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] While paused, press [SLOW/SEARCH 6] or [SLOW/SEARCH 5]. 1 Press [STTL ≥Press [PLAY/a1.3 1] to restart play. 2 Select “On” or “Off”. ≥If you want to switch the subtitle language, select the subtitle with “Subtitle Language”...

  • Page 47: Enjoying 3d Video

    Enjoying 3D video You can enjoy powerful 3D videos with realistic Original Keep original picture format. sensations by connecting this unit with a High Speed HDMI Cable to a 3D compatible TV. Side by 3D picture format comprising of Signal left and right screens.

  • Page 48: Deleting Recorded Titles

    Deleting recorded titles Editing video Once deleted, recorded content cannot be Select the title, then press restored to its original state. Make certain before proceeding. (Yellow) A check mark is displayed. Repeat this step. ≥Press the “Yellow” button again to cancel. ...

  • Page 49: Editing Recorded Titles, Photo

    Editing recorded titles Once deleted, divided or partially deleted, Deleting recorded content cannot be restored to its original state. Make certain before proceeding. 1 Select “Delete Title”, then press [OK]. 2 Select “Delete”, then press [OK]. Entering title name Select “Enter Title Name” in “Edit”, then ≥...

  • Page 50

    Editing recorded titles Partial deleting Dividing title  Monster Monster PLAY Divide Start Preview Next Continue Continue 0:00.00 0:00.22 Please set the start Start Divide point with playback operation and skip. RETURN RETURN 1 Select “Partial Delete” in “Edit”, then 1 Select “Divide Title”...

  • Page 51

    Changing thumbnail Editing chapters Select “Chapter View”, then press [OK].  Monster Change Chapter View screen SOCCER PLAY Finish Press OK to start playing from the selected chapter. 0:00.00 Selected chapter can be edited via OPTION. Start play and select the image of Press RETURN to go back to Change previous menu.

  • Page 52: Playing Photos

    Playing photos Photo Select the event, then §1 §2 press e.g., [HDD] Label [BD-RE] only §1 [DVD-R] only §2 DIRECT NAVIGATOR PHOTO ≥In order to play back 3D photo (MPO), this unit Album1 Album2 Album3 Album4 Date & Event Name Photos should be connected to a Full HD 3D compatible 03/01/2010...

  • Page 53

    ∫ DIRECT NAVIGATOR (PHOTO) screen Switching to the VIDEO or MUSIC e.g., [HDD] screens Album ( below) [HDD] DIRECT NAVIGATOR PHOTO While the DIRECT NAVIGATOR (PHOTO) Album1 Album2 Album3 Album4 Date & Event Name Photos screen displayed 03/01/2010 05/01/2010 Press the “Red” button. 29/10/2010 25/02/2011 2 Select “VIDEO”...

  • Page 54: Photo Play Option, Slideshow Settings

    Playing photos Photo play option Slideshow Settings You can set the items for slideshow. While displaying a photo Press [OPTION]. While displaying DIRECT NAVIGATOR (PHOTO) 2 Select the item, then press [OK]. Press the “Green” button. Slideshow Photo Menu Start Slideshow ≥Start Slideshow Interval Normal...

  • Page 55: Editing Photos

    Editing photos Select the item, then press [OK]. e.g., [HDD] Edit ∫ [HDD] Slideshow Add to Album 1 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. Calendar Enter Event Name 2 Select “Photo” in “Playback Copy Photos Contents”, then press [OK]. Edit Delete Photos RETURN ∫...

  • Page 56

    Editing photos Add to Album Enter Album name [HDD] [HDD] While selecting album label: While selecting “All” label: Select “Enter Album Name” in “Edit”, then Select “Add to Album” in “Edit”, then press [OK]. press [OK]. 73, Entering text) 2 Select the destination album, then press [OK].

  • Page 57: Copying Photos, Selecting And Copying The Photos

    Copying photos When copy to HDD: Select “Yes” or “No”, then press [OK]. ≥If you select “Yes”: Selecting and copying the Select the album, then press [OK]. photos Copy Photos SD card [HDD] > [SD] [SD] [USB] > [HDD] HDD Album Selection Please select the destination album.

  • Page 58: Copying Automatically

    Copying photos Copying automatically [SD] [USB] > [HDD] Newly added photos will automatically be copied to the HDD. While stopped Insert the SD card or USB memory. e.g., [SD] SD Card Play Video ( AVCHD ) View Photos Copy Video ( AVCHD ) Copy Video ( MPEG2 ) Copy New Photos SD card is inserted.

  • Page 59: Playing Music/copying Music To Hdd

    Playing music/Copying music to HDD Music To play other music (track) §1, 2 §2 Select the item, then press [OK]. e.g., [USB] [DVD-R] only §1 0.09 Play only §2 DIRECT NAVIGATOR Track List USB ( MP3 ) Track Name Artist While stopped 0001 Insert a disc or USB...

  • Page 60: Playing Music Recorded On Hdd, Operations During Music Play

    Playing music/Copying music to HDD Playing music recorded on Select the track, then press [OK]. 0.09 4.30 DIRECT NAVIGATOR Track List [HDD] Track Name Artist 0001 0002 0003 When the HDD is selected 0004 0005 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. Select “Music” in “Playback Contents”, OPTION Slideshow Add to My...

  • Page 61: Useful Functions During Music Play

    Useful functions during music Displaying photos (Slideshow) play Photos stored on the “Album” of the HDD can be played back as slideshow during playback of the [HDD] [DVD-R] [CD] [USB] music. While playing the music Registering a track to the “My Press the “Red”...

  • Page 62: Editing Music/playlist

    Editing music/playlist Deleting ∫ While displaying the “Track List” screen 1 Select “Delete”, then press [OK]. Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 2 Select “Delete”, then press [OK]. Select “Music” in “Playback Contents”, then press [OK]. Editing the name DIRECT NAVIGATOR Music Menu MUSIC Total Tracks 53 Select “Edit Album Name”, “Edit Track...

  • Page 63: Copying The Hd Video Or The Sd Video, Copying Hd Video (avchd Format)

    (AVCHD format) (PAL) TV system currently selected on It is possible to copy the HD video (AVCHD format) the unit. recorded on the Panasonic video camera, etc. to the ≥Titles displaying these marks HDD. cannot be selected. Press [OK]. [SD] [USB], video camera, etc. > [HDD] Select “Start”, then press [OK].

  • Page 64: Copying Sd Video (mpeg2 Format)

    63, step 4) ≥ You cannot playback SD Video on an SD card or in the HDD of the Panasonic video camera, etc. with this unit. You must copy the files to the HDD. ≥ You cannot playback or record while copying SD Video.

  • Page 65: Enjoying Viera Cast

    Therefore, Panasonic will make no warranty for the content or the continuity of the services. ≥ All features of websites or content of the service may not be available.

  • Page 66: Viera Link Functions

    VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” is a convenient function that offers linked operations of this When the following operations are performed, the TV unit, and a Panasonic TV (VIERA) or receiver will automatically switch the input channel and display under “HDAVI Control”. You can use this the corresponding action.

  • Page 67: Remote Control, Control Panel

    §2 “HDAVI Control 5” is the newest standard (current as of December, 2010) for Panasonic HDAVI Control compatible You can operate this unit using the TV remote control. equipment. This standard is compatible with Panasonic’s Refer to the operating instructions of the TV conventional HDAVI equipment.

  • Page 68: Dlna Functions, Playing Contents From Other Equipment (server)

    DLNA functions Playing contents from other Operate the playback equipment equipment (Server) (Client) to display the list of titles on this unit. You can enjoy the video and photos saved on the ≥Refer to their respective operating HDD of this unit on DLNA (Client) compatible instructions.

  • Page 69: Playing Contents On Other Equipment (client)

    Regarding setting method of Windows 7 refer to its displayed. instructions or help. ≥Press [BACK/RETURN ] to hide the ≥When connected to a Panasonic DLNA Control Panel. compatible recorder (DIGA) When a message requesting operation of the equipment to be registered is displayed, perform steps 1-4.

  • Page 70: Playback Menu

    Playback menu Subtitles § Common procedures Turn the subtitle on/off, and change the language depending on the media. Press [OPTION]. Multi Audio Switch in the case of multiple audio. Select “Playback Settings” in “Playback Subtitle Language Menu” or select “Playback Settings”, Select the subtitle language in the case of multiple then press [OK].

  • Page 71

    Picture menu—Change the picture Sound menu—Change the sound quality effect Mode Sound Effects Select the picture quality mode during play. ≥This function is effective when “Digital Audio Output” is set to “PCM”. ( Normal Default setting Re-master 1 Sound becomes more natural by Soft Soft picture with fewer video artifacts Re-master 2...

  • Page 72: Media Management, Format An Sd Card, Delete Bd-video Data

    Media management Press [FUNCTION MENU]. Select “Others”, then press [OK]. Select the item, then press [OK]. ≥Selectable items will change depending on the selected drive. Format an SD card Formatting deletes all contents (including computer data), and they cannot be restored. Check carefully before proceeding.

  • Page 73: Entering Text

    Entering text Preparation ≥Show the Enter Title Name screen, etc. Select a character, then press [OK]. Repeat this step to enter other characters. Name field: shows the text you have entered e.g., Enter Title Name    %  $ &...

  • Page 74: Changing The Unit's Settings (setup), Common Procedures, Tuning

    Changing the unit’s settings (Setup) You can change the unit’s settings of Tuning, Sound, Tuning Display, Connection, Network etc. in the Setup menu. ≥The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit Setup to standby. Tuning Tuning Favourites Edit Common procedures Channel List Auto Setup...

  • Page 75: Channel List, Manual Tuning, Auto Setup

    ∫ Channel List ∫ Manual Tuning You can edit the Channel List. You can set each channel manually. All DVB Channels DVB Manual Tuning Frequency Signal Quality Signal Strength Channel Name Type Channel names Select Free TV: 0 Pay TV: 0 Radio: 0 Data: 0 Page up...

  • Page 76: Child Lock

    Changing the unit’s settings (Setup) ∫ Signal Condition ∫ Preferred Multi Audio You can check the quality and strength of signals. Tuning Press [W X CH] to select the channel. DVB Signal Condition Preferred Multi Audio Channel Name Multi Audio Signal Quality Audio Description Signal Strength...

  • Page 77: Hdd / Disc

    Set when you are playing a disc that has High Delete all photos Definition video (AVCHD) recorded by the Delete all photos on the HDD. Panasonic video camera, etc. and High Definition quality title that was recorded on this unit. Format HDD Formatting deletes all contents, and they Playback High Definition video cannot be restored.

  • Page 78: Picture, Sound

    Changing the unit’s settings (Setup) Picture Sound Setup Setup Picture Sound Sound Dynamic Range Compression Picture Downmix Still Mode Digital Audio Output Seamless Play Audio Delay ∫ Still Mode ∫ Dynamic Range Compression Select the type of picture shown when you pause play. To lower the dynamic range for playback.

  • Page 79: Display

    ∫ Digital Audio Output Display Sound Display Digital Audio Output Setup On-Screen Information Digital Audio Output Unit’s Display PCM Down Conversion Screen Saver Dolby D / Dolby D + / Dolby TrueHD Blue LED DTS / DTS-HD Display MPEG HE-AAC BD-Video Secondary Audio ∫...

  • Page 80: Connection

    Changing the unit’s settings (Setup) ∫ TV Aspect Connection Set to match the type of TV connected. ≥16:9 Connection Setup When connected to a 16:9 widescreen 3D Settings TV Aspect Aspect for 4:3 Video ≥4:3 TV System HDMI Connection When connected to a 4:3 aspect TV, Connection side picture is trimmed for 16:9 picture.

  • Page 81: Hdmi Connection

    ∫ HDMI Connection Deep Colour Output This setting is for selecting whether to use Deep HDMI Connection Colour output when a TV that supports Deep HDMI Video Format Colour is connected. 24p Output Deep Colour Output HDMI Audio Output HDMI Audio Output Connection 7.1ch Audio Reformatting Select “Off”...

  • Page 82: Network

    Changing the unit’s settings (Setup) Wireless Settings Network This allows the Wireless router and connection settings to be set and the current connection Setup settings and connection state to be checked when a wireless connection is used. Network Network Easy Setting Network Settings Network Settings Wireless Settings...

  • Page 83

    IP Address / DNS Settings Home Network ( DLNA ) Server Settings Check the connection of the network or set the IP You can set the DLNA (Server) function. ( address and DNS. Network Settings ≥Press [OK] to show the respective setting. ≥...

  • Page 84: Others

    ∫ Remote Control RF OUT ( Aerial Signal ) Change the remote control code on the main unit and the remote control if you place other Panasonic Power Save in Standby products close together. It will go into the “Power Save in ≥Use “Set Code 1”, the factory set code, under...

  • Page 85

    ∫ Clock ∫ System Update If the time is not set correctly, use the settings listed in Others the method below. Clock Automatic Time Zone System Update Automatic System Update Software Update in Standby Enlgish Time Date Software Update Now ( Broadcast ) 2011 Software Update Now ( Internet ) Software Licence...

  • Page 86: Language Code List, System Information, Divx Registration, Default Settings

    Changing the unit’s settings (Setup) Language code list ∫ System Information Display software (firmware), HDAVI Control version Enter the code with the number buttons. and Wireless Module version (When using wireless connection only) of this unit. Abkhazian: 6566 Gujarati: 7185 Rhaeto-Romance: Afar: 6565...

  • Page 87: Software (firmware) Update

    – From Internet: Within 1 hour ≥ You can also download the latest software (firmware) from the following website. ≥ If you do not want to perform the software (firmware) update, set the “Software Update in Standby” to “Off”.

  • Page 88: Other Settings, Switching The Aspect Ratio Of The Screen, Tv Operation Setting

    Other Settings Switching the aspect ratio of the TV operation setting screen The TV can be operated from the TV operation area of the remote control. When black bars are shown at the top, bottom, left, Perform the setting if you cannot operate the TV with and right sides of the screen, you can enlarge the the buttons in the TV operation area.

  • Page 89

    Manufacturer and Code No. Brand Code Brand Code Panasonic 01/02/03/04 NOBLEX AIWA NOKIA 25/26/27/60/61 AKAI 27/30 NORDMENDE BEKO 05/71/72/73/74 OLEVIA BENQ 58/59 ONWA 30/39/70 BRANDT 10/15 ORION BUSH PEONY 49/69 CENTREX PHILCO 41/48/64 CURTIS PHILIPS 05/06/46 DAEWOO 64/65 PHONOLA DESMET...

  • Page 90: Other Connections, Amplifier Connections

    Other Connections Amplifier connections When connecting an amplifier not compatible with 3D 3D programmes can be played back when this unit is connected to a 3D compatible amplifier 3D programmes can be played back when and a 3D compatible TV using a High Speed this unit is connected to a 3D compatible TV HDMI cable.

  • Page 91

    When using DIGITAL AUDIO OUT When using AUDIO OUT terminal terminal ≥Connect to terminals of the same colour. ≥Set “HDMI Audio Output” to “Off” ( 81). Amplifier’s rear panel Amplifier’s rear panel AUDIO IN OPTICAL Audio cable Optical digital audio cable DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (PCM/BITSTREAM) OPTICAL...

  • Page 92: Messages On The Unit's Display

    Messages on the unit’s display Troubl eshooti The following messages or service numbers appear REMOVE on the unit’s display when something unusual is detected during startup and use. The USB device is drawing too much power. Remove the USB device. START (“∑”...

  • Page 93

    Due to the current disc not having authorised copyright information, video output is not performed. (When a disc is inserted) Displays when there was something unusual detected. This is displayed when the unit is in the recovery process to return to normal operation.

  • Page 94: Troubleshooting Guide, Power, Displays, Tv Screen And Video

    Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following Power checks. If the problem still persists, consult your dealer for instructions. The unit is turned off automatically. Updating to the latest software (firmware) may If you connected this unit to a “HDAVI Control” solve the problem.

  • Page 95: Sound

    The screen changes automatically. 3D video is not output correctly. If there is no operation for 5 minutes or more, the Check the settings on this unit and the TV. ( displayed screen switches to the other states When a non-3D compatible amplifier/receiver is automatically (only when the “Screen Saver”...

  • Page 96: Operation, Recording, Timer Recording And Copying, Play

    Troubleshooting guide Operation A part or whole of a recorded title has been lost. The remote control does not work. If there is a power failure or the AC mains lead is The remote control and main unit are using disconnected from the household mains socket different codes.

  • Page 97: Edit, Photo, Tv Guide, Broadcast

    If inserted during playback the USB device may Image for the Quick View is not smooth. not be recognized by this unit. Disconnect and reconnect the USB device. If it still Image may not be played back smoothly in case of does not recognize the connection, turn this unit off titles recorded with HD quality or AVCHD format and on again.

  • Page 98: Viera Link, Network, To Reset This Unit

    Troubleshooting guide VIERA Link To reset this unit VIERA Link does not work. To return all the settings to the factory preset Some functions may not work depending on the Perform “Shipping Condition” or “Default Settings”. version of “HDAVI Control” of the connected equipment.

  • Page 99: Unit Care

    Conditions where ∫ Indemnity concerning recorded content condensation may occur Panasonic does not accept any responsibility for –When there is an extreme change in temperature damages directly or indirectly due to any type of (moving from a very hot location to a very cold...

  • Page 100: Regarding Divx

    Regarding DivX ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a ® subsidiary of Rovi Corporation. This is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. Visit ® for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX videos.

  • Page 101: Simultaneously, While Recording Programme, While Executing Other Operation

    Operations that can be performed simultaneously Operations that can be Starting the timer recording performed while recording while executing other operation programme (≤: Possible, –: Impossible) (≤: Possible, –: Impossible) Starting of the Executing operation timer recording Playback of HDD ≤...

  • Page 102: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications are subject to change without ∫ HDMI Output 19 pin type A: 1 pc notice. ≥This unit supports “HDAVI Control 5” function. ∫ General Dimensions (WkHkD): ∫ Other terminals 430 mmk59 mmk238 mm USB Port Type A: 2 pcs (excluding the projecting parts) SD Card Slot 1 pc...

  • Page 103: About Recorded Titles

    ∫ Playable discs About recorded titles BD-Video (Blu-ray 3D, BD-Live) BD-ROM Version 2.4 ∫ Recording quality and approximate recording BD-RE: Ver. 2.1, JPEG, MPO BD-RE DL: Ver. 2.1, JPEG, MPO times BD-R: Ver. 1.3, LTH type Ver. 1.3, DivX , MKV Depending on the content being recorded, the §4 §4...

  • Page 104: Audio Information, Avchd Files

    Specifications Audio information About JPEG/MPO/MP3/DivX/ MKV/MPEG2/AVCHD files The audio output differs depending on which terminals are connected to the amplifier/receiver, and ∫ JPEG/MPO the setting on this unit. ( 79, Digital Audio Output) Playable media: HDD, BD-RE (SL/DL), ≥The number of channels listed is the maximum DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD-R, CD-RW, possible number of output channels when SD Card, USB device...

  • Page 105

    (including the root folder) SD-Video format used on Standard Definition §3 Maximum number of files: 200 files Camera (Panasonic and some other’s) ≥Support version Video Recording conversion and transfer is §1 possible from SD card to HDD. Extension After Video recording transfer to HDD is Files must have the extension “.DIVX”, “.divx”,...

  • Page 106: Licenses

    Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the Corporation, United States and other countries. (2) the software owned by third party and licensed to Panasonic Corporation, Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674; (3) the software developed by the Independent JPEG Group, 5,974,380;...

  • Page 107

    Additional information may be obtained from MPEG LA, LLC. See “AVCHD” and the “AVCHD” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. HDAVI Control™ is a trademark of Panasonic Corporation.

  • Page 108: Index

    Index Amplifier (Connection) Delete AUDIO OUT terminal ......91 Delete BD-Video data ......72 DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal .

  • Page 109

    HD Video (AVCHD) Partial Delete ......105 ....... .50 Copy .

  • Page 110

    Index Recording Timer recording ........29 ......32 Recording quality .

  • Page 111

    The recording and playback of content on this or any other device may require permission from the owner of the CLASS 1 copyright or other such rights in that content. Panasonic has LASER PRODUCT no authority to and does not grant you that permission and explicitly disclaims any right, ability or intention to obtain such permission on your behalf.

  • Page 112: Sales And Support Information

    ≥Or go on line through our Internet Accessory ordering application at ≥Most major credit and debit cards accepted. ≥All enquiries transactions and distribution facilities are provided directly by Panasonic UK. ≥It couldn’t be simpler! ≥Also available through our Internet is direct shopping for a wide range of finished products. Take a browse on our website for further details.

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