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  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    SOFTWARE UPDATE ........39 - 40 Connecting the Power Cord ........20 Setting the Remote Control Code ......21 Appendix Operating a SHARP TV Using the Remote Control ... 21 Turning the Power On ..........22 Troubleshooting ....... 41 – 42 Language Setting ..........22 On-screen Error Messages ....
  • Page 5: What Would You Like To Do With This Player

    What would you like to do with this Player? Watching high quality movies on Blu- What to do first: ray discs Refer to “Getting Started” (p. 11) to This Player offers full high-definition Blu-ray disc playback. prepare for watching your discs. BD/DVD/CD Playback (p.
  • Page 6: Dear Sharp Customer

    DEAR SHARP CUSTOMER 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 INSTRUCTIONS Electricity is used to perform many useful functions, but it can also cause personal injuries and property damage if improperly handled.
  • Page 7: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Water and Moisture — Do not use this product near water - for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like. •...
  • Page 8: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place the AC cord under the product or other heavy items. • Turn off the main power and unplug the AC cord from the wall outlet before handling. •...
  • Page 9: About Discs

    About Discs • BD/DVD video players and discs have region codes, which dictate Blu-ray Disc 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:...
  • Page 10: About Discs

    About Discs ■ About the 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 11: About Disc Contents

    About Disc Contents Linear PCM BD Video 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 12: Important Information

    • 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 • Condensation may form on pick up lens or disc in the following conditions: −...
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting Started Step 1: Unpacking Make sure the following accessories are provided with the product. Remote control unit AC cord “AA” size battery (g2) AV cable Step 2: Selecting equipment to connect Connection varies with the equipment used. Refer to Connection. (Pages 14–19) Turn off the devices before connecting.
  • Page 14: Major Components

    Major Components Main Unit (Front) 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) Main Unit (Rear) COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks (p.
  • Page 15: Major Components

    Major Components Remote Control Unit POWER (p. 22) m OPEN/CLOSE (p. 24) AUDIO (p. 29), SUBTITLE (p. 29) Number buttons (pp. 21, 33) REPEAT (pp. 28, 29) T SKIP/k (pp. 26, 28) U SKIP/l (pp. 26, 28) F PAUSE (p. 28) d PLAY (p.
  • Page 16: Connection

    Connection Introduction to Connections This Player is equipped with the terminals/jacks listed 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. Video terminals/jacks on this Player HDMI OUT terminal Higher Quality Page 15...
  • Page 17: Video Connections

    Video Out) is displayed alternately on the front panel display. NOTE • When you connect the player to a SHARP TV with an HDMI cable only and the TV is turned on, the video output switches to HDMI automatically. (The above setting is unnecessary.) •...
  • Page 18: Connecting To The Component Jacks

    Video Connections Connecting to the Component Jacks You can enjoy accurate color reproduction and high quality images through the component jacks. STEPS Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. Firmly connect a component video cable (commercially available) to the component jacks (1 and 2).
  • Page 19: Connecting To The Video Jack

    Video Connections Connecting to the Video Jack You can enjoy the images through the video jack. STEPS Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. Firmly connect an AV cable (supplied) to the video jacks (1 and 2). This Player (Yellow) Connect directly...
  • Page 20: Audio Connections

    Audio Connections Connecting to the Digital Audio Terminal You can connect audio equipment to the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT terminal. STEPS Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. Firmly connect an optical digital cable (commercially available) to the optical digital audio terminals (1 and 2).
  • Page 21: Connecting The Audio Jacks

    Audio Connections Connecting the Audio Jacks You can connect audio equipment or the TV to the 2CH AUDIO output jacks. STEPS Be sure to turn off this Player and the equipment before making any connections. Firmly connect the AV cable (supplied) to the audio jacks (1 and 2). This Player (Red) (White)
  • Page 22: Disc Playback Before Starting Playback

    Disc Playback Before Starting Playback Loading the Batteries in the Remote Approximate operating range of remote control Control Remote control sensor Hold in the tab on the battery cover and pull the cover towards the direction of the arrow. 30º 30º...
  • Page 23: Setting The Remote Control Code

    Player: RC-1, RC-2 and RC-3. If you operate this Player by remote control along with another check the front panel display (RC-1, RC-2 or SHARP Blu-ray Disc Player or DVD Player placed RC-3). next to it simultaneously, switching the remote...
  • Page 24: Turning The Power On

    Before Starting Playback Turning the Power On Language Setting Changing the on-screen Turning the power on display language Press POWER on the remote control or on the Player to turn on the power of the Press SETUP to display the SETUP Player.
  • Page 25: Turning Off The Lcd Backlight And Indications

    MENU screen. Control), with AQUOS LINK you can interactively operate this player with your Press a/b/c/d to select SHARP AQUOS TV. “SETTINGS”, then press ENTER. What you can do with AQUOS LINK Press a/b to select “FRONT When you connect this player to the LCD TV DISPLAY/LED”, then press ENTER.
  • Page 26: Bd/Dvd/Cd Playback

    BD/DVD/CD Playback This section explains playback of commercially BD/DVD Menus available BD Video and DVD Video discs (like movies), CDs, and recorded DVD-RW/R discs. • This section explains how to play back a BD/DVD video disc with a top menu, disc menu or pop-up Loading a Disc menu.
  • Page 27: Use Of Picture In Picture Function (Secondary Video Playback)

    BD/DVD/CD Playback Use of Picture in Picture function Using the disc menu (secondary video playback) DVD VIDEO BD VIDEO Example: Select “SUBTITLE LANGUAGE”. BD-Video that includes secondary video Press POP-UP MENU. compatible with Picture in Picture can be • The disc menu screen is displayed. played back with secondary video displayed on Press a/b to select “SUBTITLE a 2-picture screen.
  • Page 28: Dvd-R/-Rw Playback

    BD/DVD/CD Playback DVD-R/-RW Playback DVD-R DVD-RW You can play back a recorded disc (finalized disc only). Playback from the beginning Load a recorded disc. Press dPLAY. • Playback begins from title 1. Playback by selecting a title Load a recorded disc. Press TOP MENU/TITLE LIST.
  • Page 29: Audio Cd Playback

    BD/DVD/CD Playback Playback by selecting a PLAY Playing back the title you LIST stopped while being played. 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. PROGRAM 1 5/21 9:30 AM...
  • Page 30: Playback Functions

    Playback Functions BD VIDEO BD-R BD-RE Repeat Playback of a DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW Title or Chapter (Repeat AUDIO CD Playback) NOTE Play back the title or chapter you • Some operations in the following playback functions cannot be performed depending on the want to repeat.
  • Page 31: Partial Repeat Playback (Repeat Playback Of A Specified Part)

    Playback Functions Partial Repeat Playback Switching Audio (Repeat Playback of a You can change the audio output channel using Specified Part) AUDIO. Each time AUDIO is pressed, the audio DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW channels change as follows: AUDIO CD BD VIDEO DVD VIDEO NOTE The audio track currently being played back will...
  • Page 32: Switching The Angle

    Playback Functions NOTE Switching the Angle • Settings for audio and subtitles can be changed also in Function Control Screen (Page 32). If multiple angles are recorded, you can switch • The operations of subtitles, angle and audio differ between them. according to each disc.
  • Page 33: Jpeg File Playback

    JPEG File Playback CD-R CD-RW Press T SKIP/k or U SKIP/l JPEG JPEG to replace one image with another. • The same operation can be performed by NOTE pressing c/d or S REV/V FWD. • This Player can play still images (JPEG files) that have •...
  • Page 34: Settings During Playback

    Settings During Playback Function Control Function control operation procedure This allows you to adjust various settings at once, like subtitles, angle settings and the title Press FUNCTION during playback. selection for Direct Playback. You can adjust • The Function Control screen is the video and audio to suit your preferences.
  • Page 35: Settings During Playback

    Settings During Playback Functions which can be set Title Number (Direct Title Skip) • Shows the title number being played back. You can skip to the start of the title. • To skip to the start of a selected title, press the Number buttons to enter the title number when this option is highlighted.
  • Page 36: Settings

    Settings SETTINGS Common operations 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”.
  • Page 37: Audio Video Settings

    SETTINGS AUDIO VIDEO SETTINGS HDMI AUTO DETECTION This function enables the video output to switch to HDMI automatically when the player detects a TV connected with TV ASPECT RATIO an HDMI cable. You can set the screen aspect ratio of the connected TV, and Item adjust the video output.
  • Page 38: Quick Start

    SETTINGS DYNAMIC RANGE CONTROL PLAYBACK SETTING This lets you adjust the range between the loudest and softest sounds (dynamic range) for playback at average PARENTAL CONTROL volume. Use this when it is hard to hear dialog. This lets you set the Parental Control depending on the disc Item content.
  • Page 39: Front Display/Led

    SETTINGS FRONT DISPLAY/LED SYSTEM RESET If you feel that the indicators on the Player are too bright You can reset all settings except the password to the factory when watching movies, you can turn them off except for the presets. ON indicator.
  • Page 40: Usb Memory Management

    SETTINGS Press c/d, select “YES”, and press USB MEMORY MANAGEMENT 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 41: Software Update

    NOW CHECKING THE DATA IN USB MEMORY DEVICE. file into the BD STORAGE/SERVICE terminal on this player. Regarding how to obtain the software update file, please call 1-800-BE-SHARP. CHECKING CAUTION • Do not remove the USB memory device or unplug •...
  • Page 42: Settings

    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. THE PICTURE WILL TEMPORARILY GO DARK UNTIL THE SOFTWARE UPDATE DISPLAY APPEARS.
  • Page 43: Appendix

    Appendix 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 on. Screen freezes and operation buttons do not •...
  • Page 44: On-Screen Error Messages

    Are you operating the Player within the specified operating the AC cord and plug it in again. If this does not solve the problem, temperature range? (Page 45) contact the nearest service center approved by SHARP. STANDBY indicator will remain lit. •...
  • Page 45: 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 when creating interactive BD-ROM titles. format.
  • Page 46: Glossary

    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 47: Specifications

    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”) g 13 inch (W g H g D) Dimensions Approx. 16 Approx. 430 mm g 68 mm g 335 mm (W g H g D) Weight Approx.
  • Page 48: Limited Warranty

    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 50 Memo...
  • Page 52 SHARP ELECTRONICS CORPORATION Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, New Jersey 07495-1163 SHARP CORPORATION Printed in Malaysia Imprimé en Malaisie Impreso en Malasia TINS-D803WJQZ 08P07-MA-NG...