■ About playback compatibility for BD-R and BD-RE with high definition recordings of high definition broadcasts
With SC-BT200 or SC-BT205 purchased in the below countries, it is possible to playback discs with recordings of the high
definition broadcasts listed to the right which were recorded with Panasonic Blu-ray Disc Recorder.
As high definition broadcasts are a new technology, areas confirmed as of March 2009 are as below.
≥This unit is not compatible with HE-AAC (High-Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding).
Digital Broadcast programmes with HE-ACC audio that are recorded onto a BD-R or BD-RE in DR mode on a Panasonic
Blu-ray Disc Recorder cannot be played on this unit.
To playback titles recorded on a Panasonic Blu-ray Disc Recorder, be sure to change the recording mode.
This chart shows the different type of cards recorded with other devices that you can use.
Type of media
SD Memory Card
(from 8 MB to 2 GB)
SDHC Memory Card
(from 4 GB to 32 GB)
Including miniSD Card and microSD Card
In these operating instructions, the cards shown in the table
above) are comprehensively called SD cards.
≥A miniSD Card and a microSD Card must be used
with the attached adaptor that comes with the card.
≥When using from 4 GB to 32 GB SD cards, only SD
cards that display the SDHC logo can be used.
≥This unit is compatible with SD Memory Cards that
meet SD Card Specifications FAT12 and FAT16
This unit can playback pictures by connecting the USB memory recorded with a PC or similar in following formats, and Panasonic
digital cameras connected via USB cable.
Type of media
Compatible USB devices
≥USB devices which are defined as USB mass storage class.
–USB devices that support USB 1.0/1.1 and USB 2.0 Full
≥USB devices of up to 128 GB can be used.
≥USB devices that support bulk only transfer.
CBI (Control/Bulk/Interrupt) is not supported.
≥Digital Cameras which require additional programme
installation when connected to a PC are not supported.
≥MTP (Media Transport Protocol) device is not supported.
Regarding 24p output
Many BD-Video movie contents are recorded in 24 frames/second in accordance with the film materials. However, they will
normally be output in 60 frames/second in accordance with the display format.
These can be output in 24p as the original. Therefore, high-quality video can be enjoyed with improved clarity, enhanced
≥Connect to a TV supporting 1080/24p input via an HDMI cable.
≥"24p Output": "On" (
Discs that cannot be played
≥BD-RE with the cartridge
≥2.6 GB and 5.2 GB DVD-RAM
≥3.95 GB and 4.7 GB DVD-R for Authoring
≥DVD-RAM that cannot be removed from their cartridges
≥Version 1.0 of DVD-RW
≥DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, CDV, SACD, Photo CD, MV-Disc and
TNT HD (Compatible models SC-BT200EG or SC-BT205EG )
freesat (Compatible models SC-BT200EB or SC-BT205EB )
formats, as well as SDHC Memory Cards in FAT32 format.
≥Useable memory is slightly less than the card capacity.
≥If the SD card is formatted on a PC, you may not be able to
use it on this unit.
≥We recommend using a Panasonic SD card.
Please confirm the latest information on the following
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≥Keep the Memory Card out of reach of children to prevent
≥When a card recorded in the AVCHD format is being played,
the video may be paused for a few seconds at portions
spliced, due to deletion or edition.
≥Switch the write-protect switch to the "LOCK" position to
protect the content from accidental erasure.
≥A multi-port USB card reader is not supported.
≥FAT12, FAT16 and FAT32 file systems are supported.
≥UDF/NTFS/exFAT file system is not supported.
≥Depending on the sector size, some files may not work.
≥Only the first partition on USB devices with multi-partition is
Despite meeting the conditions mentioned above, there may
be USB device that cannot be used with this unit.
This unit does not support USB device charging.
≥Video CD and SVCD
≥Other discs that are not specifically supported