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OWNER'S MANUAL
Network 3D
Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
BP530R
P/NO : SAC35673306

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Network 3D Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BP530R P/NO : SAC35673306...
  • Page 2 Getting Started Safety Information CAUTION CAUTION : CLASS 1M VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK RADIATION WHEN OPEN. DO NOT VIEW DIRECTLY DO NOT OPEN WITH OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO procedures other than those specified herein may USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING...
  • 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: Notes On Copyrights

    Getting Started Notes on Copyrights LG Electronics hereby declares that this/these product(s) is/are y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content in compliance with the essential System) is approved as content protection requirements and other relevant provisions of system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of...
  • Page 5 Getting Started > Caution Important Notice for TV colour y Watching a 3D content for a long period system time may cause dizziness or tiredness. The colour system of this player differs according to y It is not recommended to watch a movie currently playing discs.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    – Setting the [3D] option – [DISPLAY] Menu Advanced Features – [LANGUAGE] Menu – Enjoying BD-Live™ – [AUDIO] Menu Using the Premium – [LOCK] Menu Using the LG Smart World – [OTHERS] Menu – Signing in – Searching online content...
  • Page 7 Table of Contents Using the My Apps Menu Troubleshooting Troubleshooting – General – Network – Picture – Customer support – Open source software notice Appendix Controlling a TV with the Supplied Remote Control – Setting up the remote to control your Network Software Update –...
  • 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 • • • • • • a • • • • • • • • • • • • d • • • • • 1 (POWER): Switches the player Colored (R, G, Y, B) buttons: Use ON or OFF.
  • Page 11: Front Panel

    Getting Started Front Panel a Disc Tray e N (PLAY / PAUSE) b Display Window f Z (STOP) c Remote Sensor g 1/! (POWER) d B (OPEN / CLOSE) h USB Port Rear Panel a AC power cord c HDMI OUT b LAN port d DIGITAL AUDIO OUT (COAXIAL)
  • Page 12: 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 13: 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 14: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Connecting Note Connecting to an y If your TV does not accept the resolution Amplifier you have set on the player, you can set resolution to 576p as follows: 1. Press B to open the disc tray. Make one of the following connections, depending 2.
  • Page 15: Connecting To An Amplifier Via Hdmi Output

    Connecting Connecting to an Amplifier via Connecting to an Amplifier via HDMI Output Digital Audio Output Connect the player’s HDMI OUT jack to the Connect the player’s COAXIAL AUDIO OUT jack to corresponding in jack on your amplifier using a the corresponding in jack on your amplifier using HDMI cable.
  • Page 16: 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 using an USB network adapter. By connecting the unit to a broadband home network, you have access to services such as Router software updates, BD-Live interactivity and on-line...
  • Page 17: Advanced Setting

    Connecting 1. Select [Connection Setting] option in the 2. Use W/S/A/D to select the IP mode [Settings] menu then press ENTER (b). between [Dynamic] and [Static]. Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP address automatically. 2. Read the preparations for the network settings and then press ENTER (b) while [Start] is highlighted.
  • Page 18: Wireless Network Connection

    Connecting Wireless network connection Wireless network setup Another connection option is to use an Access Point For the wireless network connection, the player or a wireless router. The network configuration and needs to be set up for network communication. connection method may vary depending on the This adjustment can be done from the [Settings] equipment in use and the network environment.
  • Page 19 Connecting Note Advanced Setting If you use other characters than the english If you want to set the network settings manually, alphabet or digits for the SSID name of your use W/S to select [Advanced Setting] on the access point or wireless router, it may be [Network Setting] menu and press ENTER (b).
  • Page 20 Connecting Notes on Network Connection subscriber agreement with your ISP, you may not be able to use the internet connection feature y Many network connection problems during contained in this player or you may be limited set up can often be fixed by re-setting the to the number of devices you can connect at router or modem.
  • Page 21: 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 22: Settings

    System Setting Settings [NETWORK] Menu The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the software update, BD-Live and on-line content services. Adjust the Setup Settings Connection Setting You can change the settings of the player in the [Settings] menu. If your home network environment is ready to 1.
  • Page 23: [Display] Menu

    System Setting Smart Service Setting [DISPLAY] Menu [Country Setting] TV Aspect Ratio Select your area for displaying proper online Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV content service. type. [Initialize] [4:3 Letter Box] Depending on rhe region, [Initialize] function Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 24 System Setting Resolution HDMI Color Setting Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. Refer to page 13 for details about the resolution For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your setting.
  • Page 25: [Language] Menu

    System Setting [LANGUAGE] Menu [AUDIO] Menu Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set Display Menu the player’s Audio options according to the type of audio system you use. Select a language for the [Settings] menu and on- screen display.
  • Page 26: Digital Audio Output

    System Setting Sampling Freq. DRC (Dynamic Range Control) (Digital Audio Output) This function allows you to listen to a movie at a lower volume without losing clarity of sound. [48 kHz] [Off] Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is not capable of handling 192 kHz and 96 kHz Turns off this function.
  • Page 27: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting [LOCK] Menu DVD Rating Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their The [LOCK] settings affect only BD-ROM and DVD content. (Not all discs are rated.) playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you [Rating 1-8] must enter the 4-digit security code you have Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and created.
  • Page 28: [Others] Menu

    System Setting [OTHERS] Menu Quick Start This player can stay in standby mode with low DivX® VOD power consumption, so that the player can ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video instantly boot without delay when you turn on this format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi unit.
  • Page 29 System Setting Initialize [Factory Set] You can reset the player to its original factory settings. [Blu-ray Storage Clear] Initializes the BD-Live contents from the connected USB storage. Note If you reset the player to its original factory settings using [Factory Set] option, you have to set all the activation for the on-line services and network settings again.
  • Page 30: Operating

    [Smart Share] - Displays Smart Share menu. [Premium] - Displays the Premium home screen. (page 46) [LG Smart World] - Displays LG Apps titles provided to the unit. (page 46) [My Apps] - Displays the [My Apps] screen. (page 48) e [Settings] - Adjusts the system settings.
  • Page 31: Playing The Linked Devices

    Operating Playing the Linked Playing Blu-ray 3D disc Devices This player can play the Blu-ray 3D discs 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 32: 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, use the USB flash drive / external This player can play video, audio and photo files HDD formatted in FAT32.
  • Page 33: 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 34: 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 35: 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 36: 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 37: 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 38: 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 39: To Control Photo View

    Operating Note Setting the slide show option y If no button is pressed for a few seconds, You can use various options during viewing a the on-screen display disappears. photo in full screen. y A title number cannot be selected on some 1.
  • Page 40: 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 41: 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 42: 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 43: 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 44: Listening To Music During Slide Show

    Operating Listening to music during slide Setting the [3D] option show This function allows you to play 3D content in case of file encorded in 3D. You can display photo files while listening to audio 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). files.
  • Page 45: Advanced Features

    Operating > Caution Advanced Features Do not extract the connected USB device while content is being downloaded or a Blu- ray disc is still in the disc tray. Doing so may Enjoying BD-Live™ damage the connected USB device and BD- Live features may not operate properly with the damaged USB device anymore.
  • Page 46: Using The Premium

    3. Select the [Premium] using A/D, and press 1. Check the network connection and settings ENTER (b). (page 16). 2. Press HOME ( ). 3. Select the [LG Smart World], and press ENTER (b). 4. Select an online service using W/S/A/D, and press ENTER (b). Note 4.
  • Page 47: Signing In

    Operating Signing in Searching online content To use the [LG Smart World] feature, you need to If you are having difficulties finding specific content sign in with your account. from online services, you can use the all-in-one search function by entering keywords in the 1.
  • Page 48: Using The My Apps Menu

    2. Use W/S to select [Delete], and press ENTER (b). 3. Use A/D to select [Yes], and press ENTER (b) to confirm. Note Depending on the region, the [LG Smart World], [My Apps] service and [Search] function may not be available.
  • Page 49: 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, colour system, and playback.
  • Page 50: 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 (see page 16).
  • Page 51: 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 http://www.lg.com/global/support or contact LG Electronics customer care centre. Open source software notice To obtain the corresponding source code under GPL, LGPL and other open source licenses, please visit http://opensource.lge.com.
  • Page 52: 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 53: 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 54 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 55: 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 (.smi), “.mpeg”, “.mkv”, “.mp4”, DIVX5, DIVX6 (standard Digital, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), “.asf”, “.wmv”, “.m4v” playback only) DTS, MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), VobSub...
  • Page 56: Avchd

    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 57: 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 58: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting COAXIAL (DIGITAL AUDIO OUT) Source BitStream PCM Stereo DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch DTS 2ch Dolby Digital PCM 2ch DTS-HD PCM 2ch Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch PCM 2ch...
  • Page 59 Appendix y The audio is outputted as PCM 48 kHz/16 bit for MP3/WMA file and PCM 44.1kHz/16 bit for Audio CD during playback. y You must select a digital audio output and a maximum sampling frequency that your Amplifier (or AV receiver) accepts using [Digital Output] and [Sampling Freq.] options on the [Settings] menu (page 25).
  • Page 60: 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 Great Britain Netherlands South Korea Belgium Antilles...
  • Page 61: 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 Lithuanian 7684 Sindhi 8368 Afar 6565 French 7082 Singhalese 8373 Afrikaans...
  • Page 62: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses Manufactured under license under U.S. Patent Nos: 5,956,674; 5,974,380; 6,487,535 & other U.S. and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™, BD-Live™, registered trademarks & DTS 2.0+Digital Out is a BONUSVIEW™...
  • Page 63 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 64: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label on the rear panel. Power consumption 12 W Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 360 mm x 39.5 mm X 199 mm Net Weight (Approx.) 1.4 kg Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Outputs...
  • Page 65: 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 When shipping the unit disc.
  • Page 66: 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...