LG BP340 Owner's Manual

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Blu-ray Disc™ /

DVD Player

Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
P/NO : MFL68023305


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  • Page 1: Dvd Player

    OWNER’S MANUAL Streaming Blu-ray Disc™ / DVD Player Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BP340 www.lg.com P/NO : MFL68023305...
  • Page 2: Getting Started 27

    Getting Started Safety Information CAUTION Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK procedures other than those specified herein may DO NOT OPEN result in hazardous radiation exposure. CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC CAUTION concerning the Power Cord SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING Most appliances recommend they be placed upon...
  • Page 3 Responsible Party : frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause LG Electronics USA, Inc.1000 Sylvan Avenue harmful interference to radio communications. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 However, there is no guarantee that interference TEL.
  • Page 4: Notes On Copyrights

    Getting Started Notes on Copyrights y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content System) is approved as content protection system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of CSS (Content Scramble System) for DVD format, certain restrictions are imposed on playback, analog signal output, etc., of AACS protected content.
  • Page 5: Important Safety

    Getting Started IMPORTANT SAFETY 14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has INSTRUCTIONS been damaged in any way, such as power- supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been 1. Read these instructions. spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or 2.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Using Home Network Server for PC this manual – About SmartShare PC Software – About the “7” symbol display (DLNA) – Regional code – Downloading SmartShare PC – LG AV Remote Software (DLNA) Remote Control – Installing SmartShare PC Software Front Panel (DLNA) Rear Panel –...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 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 – Network update notification –...
  • 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 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

    “Apple iTunes” or “Google Android Market (Google the application software used to create the Play Store)” for detailed information of “LG AV disc. (Check with the software publisher for Remote”. more detailed information.)
  • 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 d R (OPEN / CLOSE) b Remote Sensor e 1/! (POWER) c Power Indicator f USB Port Rear Panel a AC power cord b HDMI OUT...
  • Page 12: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting to your TV Additional Information for HDMI y When you connect an HDMI or DVI compatible If you have an HDMI TV or monitor, you can device make sure of the following: connect it to this player using an HDMI cable (Type - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and A, High Speed HDMI™...
  • Page 13: What Is Simplink

    Some functions of this unit are controlled by the 1. Press B to open the disc tray. TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with 2. Press Z (STOP) for more than 5 seconds. SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
  • Page 14: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Connecting Connecting to an Connecting to an amplifier via HDMI Output Amplifier Connect the player’s HDMI OUT jack to the corresponding in jack on your amplifier using an Since many factors affect the type of audio output, HDMI cable. see “Audio Output Specifications” for details (page Rear of the unit 54).
  • Page 15: Connecting To Your Home Network

    Connecting Connecting to your Wireless network setup Home Network For the wireless network connection, the player needs to be set up for network communication. This adjustment can be done from the [Settings] menu. Adjust the [NETWORK] setting as follow. This player can be connected to the internal Setting up the access point or the wireless router wireless module.
  • Page 16 Connecting Advanced Setting If you have security on your access point, you need to input the security code as necessary. 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). Note y WEP security mode generally have 4 keys Follow the instructions of each connection method...
  • Page 17 Connecting Notes on network connection one device, this player may not be allowed to connect when a PC is already connected.) y Many network connection problems during y The use of a “Router” may not be allowed or its set up can often be fixed by re-setting the usage may be limited depending on the policies router or modem.
  • Page 18: 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 19: Settings

    System Setting Settings [NETWORK] menu The [NETWORK] settings are needed to use the software update, BD-Live and online 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 20: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] menu Netflix [Netflix ESN] TV Aspect Ratio Display its unique Netflix ESN (Electronic Serial Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV Number) that allows you to use the Netflix type. streaming. [4:3 Letter Box] [Deactivate Netflix] Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 21 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 22: Digital Output

    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 23: Sampling Freq

    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] [Auto] Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is not capable of handling 192 kHz and 96 kHz The dynamic range of the Dolby TrueHD audio signal.
  • Page 24: Area Code

    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 25: Auto Power Off

    System Setting [OTHERS] menu Software [Information] Auto Power Off Displays the current software version. The screen saver appears when you leave the player in Stop mode for about five minutes. If [Update] you set this option to [On], the unit automatically You can update the software by connecting turns off within 15 minutes since the Screen Saver the unit directly to the software update server...
  • Page 26: Closed Caption

    System Setting Closed Caption Adjusting the [Digital Option] When [CC Mode] is selected to [Custom], you can Closed caption (CC) is the process of displaying text adjust detail settings of closed caption. on a screen to provide additional or interpretive information for the hearing impaired.
  • Page 27: Playing A Disc

    Operating Home Menu Display Playing the Linked Devices Using [HOME] menu The home menu appears when you press HOME Playing a disc (1). Use a/d to select a category and press erot ENTER (b). 1. Press B (OPEN/CLOSE), and place a disc on the disc tray.
  • Page 28 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 29 Operating Playing a file on Android Notes on Connecting Android device device y This unit can support only MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) Android devices. y Do not extract Android device during operation (play, etc.). This player can play video, audio and photo files contained in Android device.
  • Page 30 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 31 This manual explains operations with the Software (DLNA) English version of SmartShare PC Software (DLNA) as examples. Follow the explanation 1. Start up your computer, visit http://www.lg.com. referring to the actual operations of your If necessary, select your region. language version.
  • Page 32: Sharing Files And Folders

    Operating Sharing files and folders System requirements On your computer, you must share the folder Minimum System containing video, audio and/or photo content to play them on this player. y CPU : Intel® 2.0 GHz or AMD Sempron™ 2000+ processors This part explains the procedure for selecting the shared folders on your computer.
  • Page 33: Using The Disc Menu

    Operating General Playback Basic operations for photo content To play a slide show Basic operations for video and audio content Press z (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 34: 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 35 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 [Option] using a/d, and press ENTER To control video playback (b). eroy You can control playback and set options while watching videos.
  • Page 36 Operating To control photo view Setting the slide show option You can use various options during viewing a Controls playback and sets options while viewing photo in full screen. pictures in full screen. 1. While viewing pictures, press INFO/MENU (m). You can control playback and set options while viewing pictures in full screen.
  • Page 37: Repeating A Specific Portion

    Operating Advanced Playback Repeating a specific portion eroy This player can repeat a portion you have selected. Repeat playback 1. During playback, press REPEAT (h). erotu 2. Select [A-B] using w/s, and press ENTER (b). 3. Press ENTER (b) at the beginning of the portion you wish to repeat.
  • Page 38 Operating Selecting a subtitle language Watching from a different angle eroy 1. During playback, press INFO/MENU (m). 2. Select [Option] using a/d, and press ENTER If the disc contains scenes recorded at different camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback.
  • Page 39: Changing Subtitle Code Page

    Operating Changing subtitle Code Page Changing the Picture Mode eroy If the subtitle is displayed in broken letter, you can You can change the [Picture mode] option during change the subtitle code page to view the subtitle playback. file properly. 1.
  • Page 40: Viewing Content Information

    Operating Viewing content information Selecting a subtitle file The player can display the content information. If the subtitle file name is different from the video file name, you need to select the subtitle file in the 1. Select a file using w/s/a/d. [Movie] menu before playing the movie.
  • Page 41 Operating Listening to music during slide show You can display photo files while listening to audio files. 1. While viewing a photo in full screen, press INFO/ MENU (m) to display the option menu. 2. Select [Option] using a/d, and press ENTER (b).
  • Page 42 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 43: Audio Cd Recording

    The playback starts automatically. criminal offense. This equipment should not be 3. Press red (R) colored button to start [CD used for such purposes. LG expressly disclaims Recording]. any responsibility for illegal distribution or During...
  • Page 44 Operating Using the Premium You can use various content services via Internet with the Premium feature. 1. Check the network connection and settings (page 15). 2. Press HOME (1). 3. Select the [Premium] using a/d, and press ENTER (b). 4. Select an online service using w/s/a/d, and press ENTER (b).
  • Page 45: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting General Issue Cause & Solution The power does not turn 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 46: Network 1

    Troubleshooting Network Issue 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 1 GB free space. y Ensure that the unit is correctly connected to the local area network and can access the internet (page 15).
  • Page 47: 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 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 http://opensource.lge.com.
  • Page 48: Appendix 2

    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 49: 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 50 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 51: Additional Information 4

    Appendix Additional Information File requirement Video files File File Audio Codec Format Subtitle Location Extension Format “.avi”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, XVID, MPEG1 SS, Dolby SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), “.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.asf”, H.264/MPEG-4 Digital, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), “.wmv”, “.m4v” (DRM AVC, MPEG2 PS, DTS, MP3, MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), VobSub (.sub),...
  • Page 52: Avchd (Advanced Video Codec High

    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 53: 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 54: Audio Output Specifications

    Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting HDMI OUT Source Auto DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch Dolby Digital Plus Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch DTS-HD PCM 2ch DTS-HD Linear PCM 2ch PCM 2ch DTS 2ch Linear PCM 2ch...
  • Page 55: 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 56: 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 57: Trademarks And Licenses 6

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com. Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, BD-Live™, BONUSVIEW™ 2.0+Digital Out is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS, and the logos are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Inc.
  • Page 58: Cinavia Notice

    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 59: 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. 260 mm x 37.5 mm x 198.5 mm (10.2 x 1.5 x 7.8 inches) Net Weight (Approx.) 1 kg (2.2 lbs) Operating temperature 5 °C - 35 °C...
  • Page 60: 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 61: Important Information Relating To

    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...

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