OWNER’S MANUAL Network 3D Blu-ray™ Sound Bar Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BB5530A (BB5530A, S53A2-D)
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...
Getting Started Notes on copyrights This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content Safety way to remove the battery or the System) is approved as content protection battery from the equipment: Remove the system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of old battery or battery pack, follow the steps CSS (Content Scramble System) for DVD format,...
Getting Started Important Notice for TV colour y The appliance is not intended for use by young system children or infirm persons without supervision. The colour system of this player differs according to y Young Children should be supervised to currently playing discs.
Table of Contents Table of Contents – [LOCK] menu – [OTHERS] menu Operating Getting Started Sound Effect Safety Information 3D Sound Effect Introduction Home Menu Display – Playable discs and symbols used in – Using [HOME] menu this manual – Using the Smart Share –...
Maintenance Using an USB keyboard or mouse – Handling the unit Using the Premium – Notes on discs Using the LG Smart World Important Information relating to Network – Signing in Services – Searching online content Using the My Apps Menu Using Bluetooth technology –...
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.
[Mastered] in order to make the discs compatible with the LG players when formatting rewritable discs. When setting the option to Live System, you cannot use it on LG player. (Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for windows Vista)
Getting Started Remote Control ENTER (b): Acknowledges menu • • • • • • a • • • • • • selection. 1 (POWER): Switches the player BACK ( ): Exits the menu or ON or OFF. returns to the previous screen. B (OPEN/CLOSE): Ejects a disc.
Getting Started Front panel > Caution a Disc Slot Precautions in using the touch buttons b Operation buttons 1/! (Power) y Use the touch buttons with clean and dry -/+ (Volume) hands. DM (Play / Pause) - In a humid environment, wipe out any I (Stop) moisture on the touch buttons before F (Function)
Getting Started Rear panel a LAN Port d Antenna Connector b HDMI OUT TO TV e PORT. IN c HDMI IN 1/2 f OPTICAL IN Active woofer a LED (connection status) b Speaker duct Yellow: The connection is completed. > Caution Yellow (blink): The woofer is trying to connect.
Connecting Mounting the main 2. When you mount it on a wall (concrete), use the wall plugs (Not supplied). You should drill some unit on a wall holes. A guide sheet (WALL BRACKET INSTALL GUIDE) is supplied to drill. Use the sheet to check the point to drill.
Connecting > Caution 5. Hang the main unit onto the brackets, as shown below. y Do not hang onto the installed unit and avoid any impact to the unit. y Secure the unit firmly to the wall so that it does not fall off.
Connecting Setting up 4. Use U / u to select the [Connect wireless speakers] option then press ENTER (b) or i to move to the third level. The [Wireless Speaker Connection Guide] Wireless connection appears. 5. Press PAIRING button on the subwoofer. LED indicator of wireless subwoofer - If you see the yellow LED indicator light, pairing was successful.
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™...
The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV to send the audio stream to HDMI OUT of this player. Some functions of this unit are controlled by the TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with To use this function: SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
Connecting Note Resolution setting y If your TV does not accept the resolution The player provides several output resolutions for you have set on the player, you can set HDMI OUT jack. You can change the resolution resolution to 576p as follows: using [Settings] menu.
Connecting Antenna connection Connections with external device Connect the supplied antenna for listening to the radio. PORT. IN connection You can enjoy the sound from your portable audio player through the speakers of this system. Rear of the unit Connect the headphones (or line out ) jack of the portable audio player into the PORT.
Connecting OPTICAL IN connection HDMI IN 1/2 connection You can enjoy the sound from your component You can enjoy the pictures and sound from your with a digital optical connection through the component through this connection. speakers of this system. Connect the HDMI OUT jack of your component Connect the optical output jack of your component into the HDMI IN 1 or 2 jack on this unit.
Connecting Connecting to your Home Network Broadband 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 network, you have access to services such as software updates, BD-Live interactivity and online content services.
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).
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.
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.
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.
System Setting Initial Setup 4. All available networks are displayed on the screen. Use W/S to select [Wired Network] or desired SSID of wireless network and press When you turn on the unit for the first time, the ENTER (b). initial setup wizard appears on the screen.
System Setting 7. Select [Next] and press ENTER (b). 8. 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. Press W to move and press A/D to select [On] or [Off ].
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.
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 the region, [Initialize] function Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
System Setting Resolution 1080p Display Mode Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. When the resolution is set to 1080p, select Refer to page 18 for details about the resolution [24 Hz] for smooth presentation of film material setting.
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.
System Setting DRC (Dynamic Range Control) HD AV Sync This function allows you to listen to a movie at a Sometimes Digital TV encounters a delay between lower volume without losing clarity of sound. picture and sound. If this happens you can compensate by setting a delay on the sound so [Auto] that it effectively ‘waits’...
System Setting [LOCK] menu Blu-ray Disc Rating Set an age limit of BD-ROM play. Use number The [LOCK] settings affect only Blu-ray Disc and buttons to input an age limit for BD-ROM viewing. DVD playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you  must enter the 4-digit security code you have All BD-ROM can be played.
System Setting [OTHERS] menu Quick Start This player can stay in standby mode with low Pointer power consumption, so that the player can Sets the speed and size of an USB mouse’s pointer. instantly boot without delay when you turn on this unit.
- The SIMPLINK function allows you to control this Press W to move and press A/D to select [On] or unit with LG TV’s remote control. [Off ]. Select [OK] and press ENTER (b). - The ARC function enables an HDMI capable TV...
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.
[Smart Share] - Displays Smart Share menu. b [Premium] - Displays the Premium home screen (page 59). c [LG Smart World] - Displays LG Apps titles provided to the unit (page 60). d [My Apps] - Displays the [My Apps] screen (page 61).
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.
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.
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.
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”...
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®...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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™...
Operating Note Enjoying Miracast™ y For the purpose of the better mirroring, You can mirror Miracast certified device’s screen place Miracast certified device from the and sound onto TV screen through your player player as close as possible. wirelessly. y This unit can connect only 1 device at a On Miracast™...
Visit functions such as downloading new movie trailers “Apple iTunes” or “Google Android Market (Google by connecting this unit to the internet. Play Store)” for detailed information of “LG AV Remote”. 1. Check the network connection and settings (page 21).
This equipment should not be used for such purposes. LG expressly disclaims any responsibility for illegal distribution or use of unauthorized content in commercial purpose.
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.
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.
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 19) 2. Press CLEAR, the preset number will blink in the display window.
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 21).
Operating 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).
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.
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”...
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...
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.
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 21).
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.
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.
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.
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...
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,...
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.
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.
Appendix Audio Output Specifications Jack/Setting HDMI OUT Source BitStream PCM Stereo PCM Multi-Ch DTS Re-encode Dolby Digital PCM 2ch PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Dolby Digital Plus PCM 2ch PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital Plus Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch PCM 5.1ch Dolby TrueHD PCM 2ch PCM 5.1ch DTS-HD...
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...
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...
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 &...
Bluetooth® wireless technology. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by LG Electronics is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label. Power consumption Refer to main label. Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 950 mm x 136 mm x 75 mm Net Weight (Approx.) 4.6 kg Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F) Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Inputs/Outputs...
Appendix System Laser Semiconductor laser wavelength 405 nm / 650 nm Signal system Standard PAL/NTSC color TV system LAN port Ethernet jack x 1, 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX Integrated IEEE 802.11n (5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands) wireless Wireless LAN (internal antenna) networking access, compatible with 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi networks.
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.
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...