The status messages give you information about what is
currently being played. Each time you press [STATUS], the
information displayed will change.
Type of disc
Depending on the kind of disc or the playback status, this
display may not appear.
When black bars are shown at the top, bottom, left, and right
sides of the screen, you can enlarge the image to fill the
1 Press [OPTION].
2 Press [3, 4] to select "Screen Aspect" and press [OK].
3 Press [2, 1] to select "Side cut" or "Zoom" and press
Normal: Normal output
Side cut: The black bars on the right and left sides of the 16:9
image disappear and the image is enlarged. Please
note that the right and left sides of the image are
cut off when the black bar is not displayed.
The black bars on the top and bottom sides of the
4:3 image disappear and the image is enlarged.
Please note that the top and bottom sides of the
image are cut off when the black bar is not
: "Side cut" does not have any effect.
≥When "TV Aspect" (
the "Zoom" effect is disabled.
Setting the sleep timer
1 Press and hold [—SLEEP] for 3 seconds.
2 While "SLEEP ££" is displayed,
Press [—SLEEP] several times to select the time (in
SLEEP 30 ) SLEEP 60 ) SLEEP 90 )SLEEP 120 )OFF
To confirm the remaining time
Press and hold [—SLEEP] for 3 seconds.
≥The sleep timer cannot be set while the Setup menu is
≥The sleep timer will be cancelled in the following cases.
–When the sleep timer is set to "OFF".
–When this unit is turned off from the remote control, main
unit or via the VIERA Link.
depending on the
Elapsed time in the title
39) is set to "4:3" or "4:3 Letterbox",
Playing video recorded on a Video
Camera or Video Recorder
It is possible to playback the High Definition (AVCHD format)
video recorded on a Panasonic High definition Video Camera
on a DVD-RAM/R/RW/R DL/+R/+RW/+R DL, or SD card and
Standard Definition (MPEG2 format) Video recorded on the
Panasonic SD Video Camera on a SD card.
1 Insert a disc or SD card. (
≥"Title View" or "Video (MPEG-2)" screen is displayed.
≥If a media containing data in different file formats is
inserted, the file selection menu may be displayed.
Press [3, 4] to select "Play Video (AVCHD)" or "Play
Video (MPEG-2)" and press [OK].
2 Press [3, 4, 2, 1] to select the title and press
≥It may pause for a few seconds between images
when editing such as partial deletion is
≥High definition video (transfer rate of 18 Mbps or
faster) cannot be played back correctly if it was
recorded on a DVD compatible to double speed
To return to the previous screen
To exit the screen
Press [TOP MENU/DIRECT NAVIGATOR].
To switch from other menus to AVCHD or
(If the media contains data in different file formats)
1) Press [START].
2) Press [3, 4] to select "Menu" and press [OK].
3) Press [3, 4] to select "Play Video (AVCHD)" or
"Play Video (MPEG-2)" and press [OK].
Play Pictures (JPEG)
Play Video (AVCHD)
Play Video (MPEG-2)
Select an action or press RETURN.