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LG BH7230C Owner's Manua

3d blu-ray / dvd home cinema system
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3D Blu-ray™ / DVD Home
Cinema System
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
BH7230C (BH7230C, S73B1-F, S73T1-W)
BH7230CB (BH7230CB, S73B3-F, S73T1-W)
BH7130C (BH7130C, S73B1-S, S73T1-W)
BH7130CB (BH7130CB, S73B3-S, S73T1-W)
P/NO : SAC35714706



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  • Page 1 3D Blu-ray™ / DVD Home Cinema System Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BH7230C (BH7230C, S73B1-F, S73T1-W) BH7230CB (BH7230CB, S73B3-F, S73T1-W) BH7130C (BH7130C, S73B1-S, S73T1-W) BH7130CB (BH7130CB, S73B3-S, S73T1-W) P/NO : SAC35714706...
  • Page 3 Getting Started Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. 1. When this crossed-out wheeled Safety way to remove the battery or the bin symbol is attached to batteries/ battery from the equipment: Remove the accumulators of Your product it means old battery or battery pack, follow the steps they are covered by European Directive...
  • Page 4 Because AACS (Advanced Access Content System) is approved as content protection system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of LG Electronics hereby declares that this/these CSS (Content Scramble System) for DVD format, product(s) is/are in compliance with the essential...
  • Page 5 Getting Started Important Notice for TV colour system The colour system of this player differs according to currently playing discs. For example, when the player plays the disc recorded in the NTSC colour system, the image is output as an NTSC signal. Only the multi system colour TV can receive all signals output from the player.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    – [LOCK] menu this manual – [OTHERS] menu – About the “7” symbol display – Regional code Operating – System Select – LG AV Remote Sound Effect Remote Control 3D Sound Effect Front Panel Home Menu Display Rear Panel – Using [HOME] menu Positioning the system –...
  • Page 7 – See information about a radio station Area Code List Using an USB keyboard or mouse Language Code List Using the Premium Trademarks and Licenses Using the LG Smart World Specifications – Signing in Maintenance – Searching online content – Handling the unit Using the My Apps Menu –...
  • 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 “Blu-ray 3D” discs and “Blu-ray 3D ONLY” discs. 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

    Pre-recorded DVDs are automatically set to “Apple iTunes” or “Google Android Market (Google these standards. There are many different Play Store)” for detailed information of “LG AV types of recordable disc formats (including Remote”. CD-R containing MP3 or WMA files) and these require certain pre-existing conditions to ensure compatible playback.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Getting Started Remote Control TUNING +/-: Tunes in the desired • • • • • • a • • • • • • radio station. 1 (POWER): Switches the player ENTER (b): Acknowledges menu ON or OFF. selection. B (OPEN/CLOSE): Opens and closes the disc tray.
  • Page 11: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel > Caution a Disc Tray Precautions in using the touch buttons b Operation buttons R (OPEN/CLOSE) y Use the touch buttons with clean and dry T (PLAY / PAUSE) hands. I (STOP) - In a humid environment, wipe out any F (Function) moisture on the touch buttons before Changes the input source or function.
  • Page 12: Positioning The System

    Getting Started > Caution Positioning the system y Be careful to make sure children not to put their hands or any objects into the *speaker The following illustration shows an example of duct. positioning the system. Note that the illustrations *Speaker duct: A hole for plentiful bass in these instructions differ from the actual unit for sound on speaker cabinet (enclosure).
  • Page 13: Attaching The Speakers To The Player

    Getting Started Speaker Connection Attaching the speakers to the player 1. Connect speaker wires to the player. Each speaker wire is color-coded. Use matching color wires for corresponding speakers. Make sure the wire marked black goes in to the terminal marked “–” (minus) and the other wire goes in to the terminal marked “+”...
  • Page 14: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting to your TV Additional information for HDMI y When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect device make sure of the following: it to this player using a HDMI cable (Type A, High - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and Speed HDMI™...
  • Page 15: What Is Simplink

    [Settings] menu. Some functions of this unit are controlled by the 1. Press HOME ( ). TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection. 2. Use A/D to select the [Settings] and press ENTER (b).
  • Page 16: Antenna Connection

    Connecting Note Antenna connection y If your TV does not accept the resolution you have set on the player, you can set Connect the supplied antenna for listening to the resolution to 576p as follows: radio. 1. Press B to open the disc tray. 2.
  • Page 17: Connections With External Device

    Connecting Connections with OPTICAL IN connection external device You can enjoy the sound from your component with a digital optical connection through the speakers of this system. Connect the optical output jack of your component AUX Connection into the OPTICAL IN jack on the unit. And then select the [OPTICAL] option by pressing FUNCTION.
  • Page 18: Hdmi In 1/2 Connection

    Connecting HDMI IN 1/2 connection You can enjoy the pictures and sound from your component through this connection. Connect the HDMI OUT jack of your component into the HDMI IN 1 or 2 jack on this unit. And then select the [HDMI IN 1/2] option by pressing FUNCTION.
  • Page 19: Connecting To Your Home Network

    Connecting Connecting to your Broadband Home Network service This player can be connected to a local area network (LAN) via the LAN port on the rear panel or the internal wireless module. By connecting the unit to a broadband home Router network, you have access to services such as software updates, BD-Live interactivity and online...
  • Page 20: Wired Network Setup

    Connecting Wired network setup Advanced Setting If you want to set the network settings manually, If there is a DHCP server on the local area network use W/S to select [Advanced Setting] on the (LAN) via wired connection, this player will [Network Setting] menu and press ENTER (b).
  • Page 21: Wireless Network Connection

    Connecting Wireless network connection Preparation Another connection option is to use an Access Point Before setting the wireless network, you need or a wireless router. The network configuration and connection method may vary depending on the - connect the broadband internet to the equipment in use and the network environment.
  • Page 22: Advanced Setting

    Connecting Advanced Setting If you want to set the network settings manually, use W/S to select [Advanced Setting] on the [Network Setting] menu and press ENTER (b). 1. Use W/S to select [Wireless] and press ENTER (b). Note y WEP security mode generally have 4 keys available on an access point setting.
  • Page 23: Notes On Network Connection

    Connecting Notes on network connection y A DSL modem is required to use DSL service and a cable modem is required to use cable modem y Many network connection problems during service. Depending on the access method of and set up can often be fixed by re-setting the subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not router or modem.
  • Page 24: System Setting

    System Setting Initial Setup 5. Use W/S/A/D to select the IP mode between [Dynamic] and [Static]. Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP When you turn on the unit for the first time, the address automatically. initial setup wizard appears on the screen. Set the display language and network settings on the initial setup wizard.
  • Page 25: Settings

    System Setting Settings 9. You can listen to TV sound through this unit’s speaker automatically when TV is turned on. TV and this unit should be connected with optical cable. Adjust the setup settings You can change the settings of the player in the [Settings] menu.
  • Page 26: [Network] Menu

    System Setting [NETWORK] menu Smart Service Setting The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the [Country Setting] software update, BD-Live and online content Select your area for displaying proper online services. content service. Connection Setting [Initialize] If your home network environment is ready to Depending on the region, [Initialize] function connect the player, the player needs to be set the may not be available.
  • Page 27: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] menu Resolution Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. TV Aspect Ratio Refer to page 15 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 28: [Language] Menu

    System Setting 1080p Display Mode [LANGUAGE] menu When the resolution is set to 1080p, select Display Menu [24 Hz] for smooth presentation of film material (1080p/24 Hz) with a HDMI-equipped display Select a language for the [Settings] menu and on- compatible with 1080p/24 Hz input.
  • Page 29: [Audio] Menu

    System Setting [AUDIO] menu DRC (Dynamic Range Control) This function allows you to listen to a movie at a Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set lower volume without losing clarity of sound. the player’s Audio options according to the type of audio system you use.
  • Page 30: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting Speaker Setup Auto Volume To obtain the best possible sound, use the speaker With Auto Volume function on, the unit setup display to specify the volume of the speakers automatically adjusts the outputted volume level to you have connected and their distance from your make it raised or lowered if the sound is too loud or listening position.
  • Page 31: [Others] Menu

    System Setting DVD Rating [OTHERS] menu Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their Pointer content. (Not all discs are rated.) Sets the speed and size of an USB mouse’s pointer. [Rating 1-8] Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and [Speed] rating eight (8) is the least restrictive.
  • Page 32: Quick Start

    SIMPLINK / ARC - The SIMPLINK function allows you to control this unit with LG TV’s remote control. - The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of this player.
  • Page 33: Operating

    Operating Sound Effect Setting the [User EQ] You can select a suitable sound mode. Press SOUND EFFECT repeatedly until the desired mode appears on the front panel display or the TV screen. The displayed items for the equalizer maybe different depending on sound sources and effects.
  • Page 34: Home Menu Display

    [Smart Share] - Displays Smart Share menu. b [Premium] - Displays the Premium home screen. (page 56) c [LG Smart World] - Displays LG Apps titles provided to the unit. (page 57) d [My Apps] - Displays the [My Apps] screen.
  • Page 35: Playing The Linked Devices

    Operating Playing the Linked Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Devices This player can play the Blu-ray 3D disc which contains separate views for the left and right eyes. Playing a disc Preparation erot In order to playback Blu-ray 3D title in 1.
  • Page 36: Playing A File On Disc/Usb Device

    Operating Playing a file on disc/USB Notes on USB device device y This player supports USB flash drive/external HDD formatted in FAT32 and NTFS when accessing files (music, photo, movie). However, for BD-Live and Audio CD recording, use the USB This player can play video, audio and photo files flash drive / external HDD formatted in FAT32.
  • Page 37: Playing A File On A Network Server

    Operating Note Playing a file on a network y The file requirements are described on page server y The thumbnail of the unplayable files can be displayed, but those cannot be played This player can play video, audio and photo files on this player.
  • Page 38: Using Home Network Server For Pc

    Operating Using Home Network MAC OS X 1. Start up your computer, and insert the supplied Server for PC CD-ROM disc into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance, 2. Browse the CD-ROM drive and open the “MediaHome_4_Essentials_MAC”...
  • Page 39: About Nero Mediahome 4 Essentials

    Operating About Nero MediaHome 4 System requirements Essentials Windows PC Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials is a software for y Windows® XP (Service Pack 2 or higher), Windows sharing video, audio and photo files stored on your Vista® (no Service Pack required), Windows® 7 computer to this unit as a DLNA-compatible digital (no Service Pack required), Windows®...
  • Page 40: General Playback

    Operating General Playback Basic operations for photo content To play a slide show Basic operations for video and audio content Press d (PLAY) to start slide show. To stop a slide show To stop playback Press Z (STOP) while slide show. Press Z (STOP) during playback.
  • Page 41: Resume Playback

    Operating Resume playback Last scene memory eroyt This unit memorizes the last scene from the last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains in memory The unit records the point where you pressed the even if you remove the disc from the unit or switch Z (STOP) depending on the disc.
  • Page 42: On-Screen Display

    Operating On-Screen Display Displaying content information on- screen eroy You can display and adjust various information and settings about the content. 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press To control video playback ENTER (b). eroy You can control playback and set options while watching videos.
  • Page 43: To Control Photo View

    To use the [Movie Information] option, the player must be connected to the broadband internet for accessing the Gracenote Media Database. y LG is a licensee of Gracenote technology and is not responsible or liable for information from the Gracenote Media Database.
  • Page 44: Advanced Playback

    Operating Advanced Playback Repeating a specific portion eroty This player can repeat a portion you have selected. Repeat playback 1. During playback, press REPEAT (h) to select erotu [A-B] and press ENTER (b) at the beginning of the portion you wish to repeat. 2.
  • Page 45: Selecting A Subtitle Language

    Operating Selecting a subtitle language Watching from a different angle eroy 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press If the disc contains scenes recorded at different ENTER (b) camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback.
  • Page 46: Changing Subtitle Code Page

    Operating Changing subtitle Code Page Setting the [User setting] option 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select an [Option] using A/D, and press If the subtitle is displayed in broken letter, you can ENTER (b) change the subtitle code page to view the subtitle 3.
  • Page 47: Changing Content List View

    Operating Changing content list view Selecting a subtitle file On the [Smart Share] menu, you can change the If the subtitle file name is different from the video content list view. file name, you need to select the subtitle file on the [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
  • Page 48: Listening To Music During Slide Show

    Operating Listening to music during slide Converting 2D content to 3D show eroy This function allows you to convert 2D content to 3D. You can adjust 3D’s depth and distance on the You can display photo files while listening to audio [3D] option while playing back.
  • Page 49: Advanced Features

    Operating Advanced Features If you want to rescan available Wi-Fi Direct™ device, Select the [Refresh List] and press ENTER (b). To select a server from the device list, files or Wi-Fi Direct™ folders must be shared by DLNA server from the connected Wi-Fi Direct™...
  • Page 50: Enjoying Miracast

    Operating Enjoying Miracast™ Enjoying BD-Live™ You can mirror Miracast certified device’s screen and sound onto TV screen through your player BD-ROM supporting BD-Live that has a network wirelessly. extension function allows you to enjoy more On Miracast™ certified device functions such as downloading new movie trailers 1.
  • Page 51: Audio Cd Recording

    - The recording is saved as a file in “EXT_REC” criminal offense. This equipment should not be folder. used for such purposes. LG expressly disclaims any responsibility for illegal distribution or use of unauthorized content in commercial purpose.
  • Page 52: Viewing Information From Gracenote Media Database

    This function is not available for on-line content and content in DLNA servers. Music file y LG is a licensee of Gracenote technology Select a music file using W/S/A/D and press and is not responsible or liable for INFO/MENU (m) or MUSIC ID.
  • Page 53: Playing The Ipod

    Operating Playing the iPod You can enjoy the sound with your iPod. For details about iPod, refer to the iPod’s User Guide. Preparation Press REPEAT (h) to select a desired repeat Before connecting the iPod, turn this unit off and mode :Track (;), All (:), Shuffle All (l :), reduce the volume of this unit to its minimum.
  • Page 54 Operating Note y An error message “CHECK” or “Connected iPod model is not supported. ” appears when: - your iPod is not available for the function to be operated. y An error message “CHECK” or “Please update your iPod’s software. ” appears when: - your iPod has an old software version.
  • Page 55: Radio Operations

    Operating Radio Operations Deleting a saved station 1. Press PRESET (- / +) to select a preset number you want to delete. Be sure that the antenna is connected. (Refer to the page 16) 2. Press CLEAR, the preset number will blink in the display window.
  • Page 56: Using An Usb Keyboard Or Mouse

    Operating Using an USB Using the Premium keyboard or mouse You can use various content services via Internet with the Premium feature. You can connect an USB keyboard and/or mouse 1. Check the network connection and settings to type text and navigate menus. (page 19).
  • Page 57: Using The Lg Smart World

    Using the LG Smart Signing in World To use the [LG Smart World] feature, you need to sign in with your account. 1. On the home menu, select [ ] icon and press You can use the LG application services on ENTER (b).
  • Page 58: Searching Online Content

    Note 2. Use W/S to select [Move], and press ENTER y Depending on the region, the [LG Smart (b). World], [My Apps] service and [Search] 3. Use W/S/A/D to select a position you want function may not be available.
  • Page 59: Using Bluetooth Technology

    Bluetooth device Bluetooth® wireless technology. display depending on the type of Bluetooth Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop, device.Your unit appears as “LG-HTS”. 3. When this unit successfully paired with your Bluetooth Profiles Bluetooth device, Bluetooth LED of this unit lights up and “BTPAIRED”...
  • Page 60 Operating Note y The sound may be interrupted when the connection interfered by the other electronic wave. y You cannot control the Bluetooth device with this unit. y Pairing is limited one Bluetooth device per one unit and multi-pairing is not supported. y Although the distance between your Bluetooth and the set is less than 10m, there are obstacles between both, your Bluetooth...
  • Page 61: 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, color system, and regional playback.
  • Page 62: Network

    Troubleshooting Network Symptom Cause & Solution BD-Live feature does not work. y The connected USB storage may not have enough space. Connect the USB storage with at least 1GB free space. y Ensure that the unit is correctly connected to the local area network and can access the internet (page 19).
  • Page 63: 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 center. Open Source Software Notice To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL and other open source licenses, please visit
  • Page 64: 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 65: Network Software Update

    Appendix Network Software Software update Update You can update the player using the latest software to enhance the products operation and/or add new features. You can update the software by connecting the unit directly to the software update Network update notification server.
  • Page 66 Note The Software Update function may not work properly depending on your internet environment. In this case, you can obtain the latest software from the authorized LG Electronics Service Center then update your player. Refer to “Customer Support” on page...
  • Page 67: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information File requirement Video files File File Audio Codec Format Subtitle Location Extension Format “.avi”, “.mpg”, “.divx”, DIVX 3.11, DIVX4, Dolby SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI “.mpeg”, “.mkv”, “.mp4”, (.smi), SubStation Alpha DIVX5. DIVX6 (standard Digital, “.asf”, “.wmv”, “.m4v” (.ssa/.txt), MicroDVD playback only) DTS, MP3,...
  • Page 68: Avchd (Advanced Video Codec High Definition)

    Appendix 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 it contains Unicode subtitle content.
  • Page 69: About Dlna

    Appendix About DLNA Compatibility notes This Player is a DLNA Certified digital media player y Because BD-ROM is a new format, certain disc, that can display and play video, photo and audio digital connection and other compatibility issues content from your DLNA-compatible digital media are possible.
  • Page 70: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting HDMI OUT Source BitStream PCM Stereo PCM Multi-Ch DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Plus Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch PCM 2ch Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch PCM 5.1ch DTS-HD...
  • Page 71: Area Code List

    Appendix Area Code List Choose an area code from this list. Area Code Area Code Area Code Area Code Afghanistan Fiji Monaco Singapore Argentina Finland Mongolia Slovak Republic Australia France Morocco Slovenia Austria Germany Nepal South Africa Belgium Great Britain Netherlands South Korea Bhutan...
  • Page 72: 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 Afar 6565 French 7082 Lithuanian 7684 Sindhi 8368 Afrikaans 6570 Frisian...
  • Page 73: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,226,616; 6,487,535; 7,392,195; 7,272,567; 7,333,929; 7,212,872 & other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS-HD, the Symbol, & DTS-HD and the Symbol Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, BD-Live™, together are registered trademarks &...
  • Page 74 Appendix You agree that your non-exclusive license to use the Gracenote Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote Servers will terminate if you violate these restrictions. If your license terminates, you agree to cease any and all use of the Gracenote Gracenote®, Gracenote logo and logotype, Data, the Gracenote Software, and Gracenote and the “Powered by Gracenote”...
  • Page 75 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 76: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label on the rear panel. Power consumption Refer to main label on the rear panel. Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 440 mm x 65 mm X 298 mm Net Weight (Approx.) 3.2 kg Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
  • Page 77 Appendix Speakers (BH7230C/BH7230CB) Front speaker (Left/ Right) (S73B1-F/S73B3-F) Type 2 Way 2 speaker Max. Input power 388 W Net Dimensions 88 mm X 181 mm X 81 mm Impedance Rated 4 Ω (W x H x D) Input Power 194 W Net Weight 0.7 kg...
  • Page 78: 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 disc. When shipping the unit Storing discs Please save the original shipping carton and packing...
  • Page 79: Important Information Relating To Network Services

    Appendix Important Information relating to Network Services All information, data, documents, communications, downloads, files, text, images, photographs, graphics, videos, webcasts, publications, tools, resources, software, code, programs, applets, widgets, applications, products and other content (“Content”) and all services and offerings (“Services”) provided or made available by or through any third party (each a “Service Provider”) is the sole responsibility of the Service Provider from whom it...