OPERATION MANUAL ENGLISH Introduction SAFETY / IMPORTANT INFORMATION THE LIGHTNING FLASH WITH ARROWHEAD SYMBOL, WITHIN AN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE, IS INTENDED TO ALERT THE USER TO THE PRESENCE OF UNINSULATED “DANGEROUS VOLTAGE” WITHIN THE PRODUCT’S ENCLOSURE THAT MAY BE OF SUFFICIENT MAGNITUDE TO CONSTITUTE A RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK TO PERSONS.
DEAR Kenwood CUSTOMER Thank you for your purchase of the Kenwood Blu-ray Disc/DVD 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 ¤...
Please contact your Kenwood dealer who will inform you about the take-back of the product. You might be charged for the costs arising from take-back and recycling. Small products (and small amounts) might be taken back by your local collection facilities.
BD/DVD Video Playback ..........24 Displaying the disc information ....... 24 Before Applying Power ...........1 BD/DVD Menus ............25 DEAR Kenwood CUSTOMER .........2 Start playback by selecting a title from the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ....2-3 top menu ............25 Contents ...............
Contents Settings SETTINGS ............36-44 Common operations ........... 36 What to do first: Basic Operation for Playback Setting ......36 Refer to “Getting Started” (p. 13) to prepare Audio Video Settings ........... 37 for using this player. Smart Settings ............38 HDMI CEC ..............
PRECAUTIONS Precautions on viewing stereoscopic 3D images • Do not view stereoscopic 3D images if you have a history of photosensitivity, heart disease or poor health. This may cause the symptoms to worsen. • If you experience any health problems such as fatigue and discomfort while viewing stereoscopic 3D images, immediately discontinue viewing.
What would you like to do with this Player? Watch high quality movies on Blu-ray Simple connection and operation discs through HDMI This Player offers full high-definition Blu-ray disc This Player is equipped with an HDMI terminal. You playback. can connect it to the TV using HDMI and no other cable will be needed to enjoy movies.
About Media Types • BD/DVD video players and discs have region codes, which Blu-ray Disc dictate the regions in which a disc can be played. This Player's region code is B for BD and 2 for DVD. (Discs Blu-ray Disc is the ultimate next generation optical marked ALL will play in any player.) media format, offering the following key features: •...
(photos, illustrations, etc.). The Player lets you play JPEG played back. format still-image files. • Kenwood cannot guarantee playback compatibility for File formats that are not compatible. all self-recorded BD-discs because Blu-ray is a new and • Still images in formats other than JPEG (such as TIFF) evolving format.
About Media Types About files/folders for Still images About DivX VIDEO DivX ® is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an (JPEG files) and audio data (MP3 files) official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. Visit www. You can play still images (JPEG files) /audio data (MP3 files) divx.com for more information and software tools to convert with this unit by making folder(s) on discs or USB memory...
About Media Types About Disc Contents DTS is a digital sound system developed by DTS, Inc. for use in cinemas. BD Video Linear PCM Linear PCM is a signal recording format used for Audio Enjoy BD-specific functions including BONUSVIEW (BD-ROM CDs and on some DVD and Blu-ray discs.
Important Information Disc Precautions License and Copyright Audio-visual material may consist of copyrighted works which Be Careful of Scratches and Dust must not be recorded without the authority of the owner of • BD, DVD and CD discs are sensitive to dust, fingerprints the copyright.
Getting Started Step 1: Unpacking Make sure the following accessories are provided with the product. Remote control unit AC cord “AAA” size battery (g2) (RC-D0713) Page 20 Page 21 AC adapter (AC-120500A) Pages 15 and 20 Page 21 WARNING: The AC adapter and AC cord supplied with this player must not be used with other equipment. AC adapters and AC cords other than the ones supplied must not be used with this player.
Major Components Main Unit (Front) NOTE * When you insert or remove a USB memory device, be sure to turn the main power off. Remote control sensor “TOP” a (On/Standby) indicator (p. 21) a (On/Standby) (p. 21) Disc slot (p. 24) 3D indicator (pp.
Major Components Remote Control Unit a (On/Standby) (p. 21) m (p. 24) TOP MENU/TITLE LIST (pp. 25, 27) DISPLAY (pp. 24, 32) Cursor buttons ( a /b/c/d), ENTER (pp. 22, 36) EXIT (p. 36) A (Red), B (Green), C (Yellow), D (Blue) (pp.
Player setup location Removing and replacing the Securing bracket for the HDMI cable terminal cover The terminal cover has a securing bracket to prevent breakage of the HDMI cable. When the HDMI cable is not passed straight through the securing bracket, the Before connecting the player to a TV, the AC adapter, terminal cover cannot be closed.
Connection Video Connection Connecting to the HDMI Terminal • You can enjoy high quality digital picture and sound through the HDMI terminal. • When you use HDMI CEC, make sure to use a certified HDMI cable. • For details on digital audio output formats (PCM/bitstream), refer to the digital audio output format selection table on page 44.
Audio Connection Connecting to the Digital Audio Terminal • You can connect audio equipment or the TV to the OPTICAL DIGITAL OUT terminal. • For details on digital audio output formats (PCM/bitstream), refer to the digital audio output format selection table on page 44.
Internet environment. (commercially available) NOTE • Use a LAN cable/router supporting 10BASE-T/100BASE- To LAN terminal • Kenwood cannot guarantee that all brands’ hubs will operate with this player. Internet Modem Hub or broadband router Example of a Broadband Internet Connection After connecting •...
Playback Before Starting Playback Loading the Batteries in the Approximate operating range of Remote Control remote control You can select the remote control sensor used Hold in the tab on the battery cover and pull the depending on the orientation of the player. cover towards the direction of the arrow.
Before Starting Playback Connecting the AC adapter Turning the power on Press a on the remote control or on the Player to turn 1 Plug the AC adapter cord in to the DC IN on the power of the Player. terminal on the rear of the Player.
Before Starting Playback Operating a SHARP TV Using the Language Setting Remote Control The Universal Remote Control may operate the basic functions of the SHARP TV. TV function control Changing the on-screen display language Press HOME to display the menu screen. •...
Before Starting Playback Using HDMI CEC Using 3D This sets output of 3D images. Controlling the Blu-ray disc player To view 3D images, playback of 3D content (3D BD using HDMI CEC video) is necessary with a 3D compatible TV and 3D glasses in addition to this player.
Video/Picture/Music Playback NOTE Loading a Disc/Ejecting a Disc • The disc load time may vary depending on the disc. Regarding playback of BD video discs • Some of the newly released BD video discs cannot be played back unless you update the player software to the latest version.
Video/Picture/Music Playback BD/DVD Menus Using the disc menu • This section explains how to play back a BD/DVD DVD VIDEO video disc with a top menu, disc menu or pop-up menu. Example: Select “SUBTITLE LANGUAGE”. • The titles listed in the top menu and a disc guide (for Press TOP MENU/TITLE LIST.
BD-LIVE compatible Blu- NOTE ray discs by connecting to the Internet. You can enjoy • Kenwood cannot guarantee that all brands’ USB memory the download of bonus features such as latest movie devices will operate with this player.
Video/Picture/Music Playback DVD-R/-RW (VR format) / BD-RE/-R Playback by selecting a title (BDAV format) Playback Load a recorded disc. DVD-R DVD-RW BD-RE BD-R • Disc playback will begin automatically. • Playback begins from the first title. You can play back a recorded disc (DVD: VR format Press H.
Video/Picture/Music Playback Audio CD Playback To skip the track during playback Press KSKIP or LSKIP/l. AUDIO CD • Press KSKIP to skip backward. This Player can play back audio CDs. • Press LSKIP/l to skip forward. • For a description of other playback functions, refer to “Playback Functions”...
Video/Picture/Music Playback Press ENTER to play back the selected file. Audio Data (MP3 File) Playback • Playback of the selected file will begin. CD-R CD-RW DVD-R DVD-RW This Player can play back audio data (MP3 files) recorded on CD-R/RW discs, DVD-R/RW discs and USB memory devices.
Video/Picture/Music Playback NOTE Displaying Still Images (JPEG files) • Thumbnail data will be displayed when JPEG files from a digital camera contain thumbnail data. CD-R CD-RW DVD-R DVD-RW • An icon will be displayed for JPEG files which do not contain thumbnail data.
Playback Functions Pause/Frame Advance Playback BD VIDEO BD-R BD-RE DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW The Pause function is enabled when F is pressed during playback. (If you are playing back an audio CD, audio data [MP3 files] or still images [JPEG files], these will also pause.) The Frame Advance Playback function is enabled when L SKIP/l is pressed during pause.
Playback Functions Repeat Playback of a Title or Partial Repeat Playback (Repeat Chapter (Repeat Playback) Playback of a Specified Part) BD VIDEO BD-R BD-RE DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW AUDIO CD DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW AUDIO CD Press REPEAT during playback. Press a / b to select “Scene Selection”, then Play back the title or chapter you want to repeat.
Playback Functions Displaying the Audio Information Switching the Angle You can display the audio information on the disc BD VIDEO DVD VIDEO currently being played back by pressing AUDIO. If multiple angles are recorded, you can switch • The displayed contents vary depending on the disc. between them.
Settings During Playback Function control operation Function Control procedure BD VIDEO BD-R BD-RE DVD VIDEO DVD-R DVD-RW AUDIO CD This allows you to adjust various settings at once, like subtitles, angle settings and the title selection for Direct Playback. You can adjust the video and audio to suit your preferences.
Settings During Playback Functions which can be set Title/Track Number (Direct Title/Track Skip) • Shows the title number being played back (or track number when playing back an audio CD). You can skip to the start of the title (or track). •...
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 On Screen Display to perform settings for this player. The following is the explanation for the basic operations of the “menu”.
SETTINGS Audio Video Settings Audio Out This lets you set the digital audio output format TV Aspect Ratio according to the capabilities of the connected audio equipment. You can set the screen aspect ratio of the connected • To listen to the secondary audio of Blu-ray discs, select TV, and adjust the video output.
SETTINGS Smart Settings Playback Setting Auto Power Off Parental Control This sets the Player so that power is automatically shut This lets you set the Parental Control for BD-ROM/ off if playback is stopped and you do not perform any DVD-video depending on the disc content.
SETTINGS On Screen Language PIN Code Setting This sets the PIN code for setting or changing the You can set the language you want to display on the Parental Control Level. screen. Item Item English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Português, Yes: Enter the 4-digit number.
SETTINGS For setting the IP address, press c/d to select Communication Setup “Yes” or “No”, then press ENTER. This allows you to perform and/or change the Do you obtain the IP address communication settings. This setting is required to use automatically? BD-LIVE functions.
SETTINGS Repeat the step 3 to display all of the desired The operation procedure for characters/numbers in the input field. inputting characters manually Example: The screen for inputting numeric characters NOTE • Numeric characters such as IP address can be entered on Numeric the input screen either by selecting each of the characters Edit...
USB memory device NOTE: using a PC. • Kenwood cannot guarantee that all brands’ USB Press a /b to select “Yes”, then press ENTER. memory devices will operate with this player. • Only USB memory devices formatted with FAT 32/16 Start the process.
SETTINGS ¤ CAUTION Software Update Settings • Do not remove the USB memory device or unplug the AC cord while the software is being updated. Manual Update from USB memory When you insert a USB memory device, be sure to device turn the main power off.
SETTINGS 2 The current version of this unit software and the Press ENTER to start updating. version of the update file on the USB memory device • The screen becomes dark for a while until the update are displayed. To update this player software with screen can be displayed.
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. Power Problem Possible causes and solutions The Player power cannot be turned •...
Troubleshooting Picture Problem Possible causes and solutions No picture. • Make sure that the cables are connected correctly. (Page 17) • Make sure that the connected TV or the AV receiver is set to the correct input. (Page 17) • Take out the disc and clean it. (Page 12) •...
• Since all settings including the language setting stored in memory are also reset when a reset has been performed, they must be set again. • When the problem persists even after performing a reset, unplug the AC cord and plug it in again. If this does not solve the problem, contact the nearest service centre approved by Kenwood.
On-screen Error Messages The following messages appear on the TV screen in case of an error during operation. Error message Possible Error Suggested Solution Cannot play. • The disc cannot be played back with • Check the disc, and load it correctly. this Player.
Specifications Specifications are subject to change without notice. General Power requirements DC 12V, 2A (with the supplied AC adapter) Power consumption (Normal) 17 W (with the supplied AC adapter at AC 230V, 50Hz) Power is automatically shut off if playback is stopped and you do not perform any operations for about 10 minutes.
Glossary AVCHD (page 8) Copy guard AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) refers This function prevents copying. You cannot copy discs to a recording format (specification) for digital video marked by the copyright holder with a signal which cameras which can record to a disc such as 8 cm prevents copying.
Glossary DVD video (pages 8, 24) Linear PCM Sound A disc format that contains up to eight hours of moving Linear PCM is a signal recording format used for Audio pictures on a disc the same diameter as a CD. A single- CDs and on some DVD and Blu-ray discs.
Glossary Region code (page 8) Code identifying a geographic region of compatibility for a BD/DVD. Resume playback (page 24) If you stop playback while it is in progress, the Player stores the stop position in memory, and this function lets you playback from that point. Skip (pages 28, 29, 31) This returns to the start of the chapter (or track) being played, or skips to the next chapter (or track).
The copyrights for the software components and various relevant documents included with this product that were developed or written by Kenwood are owned by Kenwood and are protected by the Copyright Act, international treaties, and other relevant laws. This product also makes use of freely distributed software and software components whose copyrights are held by third parties.