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Operating Instructions

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Firmware updates
Panasonic is constantly improving the unit's firmware to ensure
that our customers are enjoying the latest technology.
Panasonic recommends updating your firmware as soon as you
are notified.
For details, refer to "Firmware updates" ( (This site is in English only.)
Model No. DMP-BDT260
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Summary of Contents for Panasonic DMP-BDT260

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    DMP-BDT161 DMP-BDT160 DMP-BD813 DMP-BD81 Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations in these operating instructions are of DMP-BDT260. Firmware updates Panasonic is constantly improving the unit’s firmware to ensure that our customers are enjoying the latest technology. Panasonic recommends updating your firmware as soon as you are notified.
  • Page 2: Precautions

    Precautions CAUTION Unit ≥ This unit utilizes a laser. Use of controls or adjustments or WARNING performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. ≥ Do not place sources of naked flames, such as lighted candles, Unit on this unit.
  • Page 3: To Dispose Or Transfer This Unit

    ( 28, “To return all settings to the factory Panasonic will in no way be responsible for any incidental damage preset.”) which may arise due to a failure to obey these limits, or to any ≥...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Precautions ....2 Getting started Playback Accessories ....5 Inserting or removing media .
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    January 2014. These may be sale in all countries, e.g. not available in subject to change. Germany, please consult your Panasonic ≥ Do not use AC mains lead with other equipment. dealer for advice. ∫ Using the remote control ≥...
  • Page 6: Playable Media

    Getting started Playable media Device Media markings Device types Contents format BD-Video Video Video, BD-RE JPEG, MPO* Video, MKV, Xvid BD-R DVD-Video Video DVD-R Video, AVCHD, MKV, Xvid, JPEG, MPO*, AAC, FLAC, MP3, WAV, DVD-R DL DVD-RW Video, AVCHD — +R/+RW/+R DL Music CD Music [CD-DA]...
  • Page 7: Usb Device

    Example: BD-Video DVD-Video power from an external source. ∫ BD-RE, BD-R Discs recorded in DR mode using Panasonic Blu-ray Disc recorders may not play back the ∫ Finalize audio etc., correctly. Any DVD-R/RW/R DL, +R/+RW/+R DL and CD-R/RW that are recorded by a recorder need to ≥...
  • Page 8: Control Reference Guide

    TV operation buttons control code. ( You can operate the Panasonic TV using this unit’s remote control. Some buttons may not work depending on the TV. [Í TV] : Turn the TV on and off...
  • Page 9: Connections And Settings

    ≥ Before making any connections, we recommend that you temporarily disconnect all the units from AC power. ≥ Use the High Speed HDMI cables. Non-HDMI-compliant cables cannot be utilized. It is recommended that you use Panasonic’s HDMI cable. When outputting 1080p signal, please use HDMI cables 5.0 meters or less. HDMI cable...
  • Page 10: Connecting To The Network

    Internet DY-WL5 ≥ For up-to-date compatibility information on your wireless router, refer to (This site is in English only.) ≥ The unit is not compatible with public wireless LAN services provided in airports, stations, cafes, etc. ≥ See page 3 for the precautions for wireless LAN connection.
  • Page 11: Settings

    Connections and settings Settings ∫ About the wireless connection Before beginning wireless connection setup The following settings can be performed anytime ≥ Obtain your network name (SSID*). in the Setup menu. ( 25, 26) ≥ If your wireless connection is encrypted, please be sure that you know your encryption key.
  • Page 12: Firmware Updates

    Connections and settings Firmware updates Occasionally, Panasonic may release updated firmware for this unit that may add or improve the way a feature operates. These updates are available free of charge. This unit is capable of checking the firmware automatically when connected to the Internet via a broadband connection.
  • Page 13: Playback

    ≥ When inserting a media item, ensure that it is facing the correct way, which is the right side facing up. ≥ If you connect a Panasonic product with a USB connection cable, the setup screen may be displayed on the connected equipment. For details, refer to the instructions for the connected equipment.
  • Page 14: Home Menu

    Playback HOME menu Network [BDT260] [BDT161] [BDT160] Displays the Home Major functions of this unit can be operated from Screen of Network the HOME menu. Network Service Service. ( Preparation Turn on the TV and select the appropriate video DLNA Client ( input.
  • Page 15: Multi User Mode

    Playback Multi User Mode Personalizing a new user Multi User Mode allows individuals to customize Press [HOME]. settings and switch to their saved settings easily. Press the coloured button that indicates Up to four people can use the unit with their own new user personalization.
  • Page 16: Playback

    Playback Playback Search/Slow motion Search Insert the media. While playing, press [SEARCH6] or Playback starts depending on the media. [SEARCH5]. Select the item to play and press [OK]. Slow motion Repeat this step if necessary. While paused, press [SEARCH5]. The speed increases up to 5 steps. ≥...
  • Page 17: Show The Status Messages

    Playback Show the status messages Enjoying 3D video and photos [BDT260] [BDT161] [BDT160] While playing, press [STATUS]. Preparation The status messages give you information about Connect this unit to a 3D compatible TV. ( what is currently being played. Each time you ≥...
  • Page 18 Playback Enjoying BD-Live Slideshow With “BD-Live” discs, you can enjoy bonus Play a slideshow of photos and adjust various contents that use Internet access. settings during the playback. For this BD-Live function, connection of a USB Insert the media. device is necessary along with Internet connection.
  • Page 19: Enjoying Network Service

    Therefore, Panasonic will make no warranty for the content or the continuity of the services. ≥ Some features of websites or content of the service may XXXXX not be available.
  • Page 20: Home Network Feature

    Playback Home Network feature Press [HOME]. [BDT260] [BDT161] [BDT160] Select “Network”. Before using the following features, be sure to Select “Home Network”. configure the connected equipment on your Select “DLNA Client”. Home Network. ≥ The list can be updated by pressing the red Playing back contents on the button on the remote control.
  • Page 21: Hdmi Cec

    Press [HOME]. For more details, refer to the following website and the operating instructions for each of the equipment. (This site is in English only.) ≥ Depending on the contents and the connected equipment, playback may not be possible.
  • Page 22: Settings

    Settings Option menu ∫ Repeat Play Settings Select the item that you want to repeat. ≥ You can repeat the playback of a chapter, A variety of playback operations and settings can playlist, the entire disc, etc., but the items be performed from this menu.
  • Page 23: Setup Menu

    Settings Setup menu Picture Settings Change the unit’s settings if necessary. The ∫ Picture Mode settings remain intact even if you switch the unit Select the picture quality mode during play. to standby. ≥ If you select “User”, you can change settings in Some items are common to the Option menu.
  • Page 24 Settings ∫ HDMI Output Sound Press [OK] to show the following settings: HDMI Video Format ∫ Dynamic Range Compression The items supported by the connected devices You can listen at low volumes but still hear are indicated on the screen as “¢”. When any dialogue clearly.
  • Page 25 Settings Network [BDT260] [BDT161] [BDT160] ∫ Easy Network Setting ( ∫ 3D BD-Video Playback ∫ Network Settings Select the playback method of 3D compatible Perform network-related settings individually. video software. Press [OK] to show the following settings: ∫ 3D Playback Message LAN Connection Mode Set to display or hide the 3D viewing warning Select the LAN connection method.
  • Page 26 ∫ BD-Video Ratings website. Set an age limit of BD-Video play. (This site is in English only.) ∫ Network Service Lock You can restrict the usage of Network Service. Remote Device Settings (...
  • Page 27 10 minutes or more, Change the remote control code if other the screen switches to HOME menu Panasonic products react to this remote control. automatically. ∫ Firmware Update ( ≥ While playing and pausing, etc., this function is not available.
  • Page 28: Reference

    4 Press and hold [OK] for more than 5 seconds. Do you have the latest firmware installed? The remote control does not work properly. Panasonic is constantly improving the unit’s Change the batteries in the remote control. firmware to ensure that our customers are enjoying the latest technology.
  • Page 29 Reference The unit and TV are using different video The TV screen turns black. systems. In the following cases, HDMI authentication 1 Turn the unit on. takes place and a black screen is displayed: 2 Press and hold [OK], the yellow button and –...
  • Page 30 Reference 3D video is not output correctly as 2D. Network [BDT260] [BDT161] [BDT160] Select “Set before play” in the Setup menu, I can’t connect to the network. and select “2D Playback” in the setup screen Confirm the network connection and settings. displayed when playing 3D discs.
  • Page 31: Messages On The Screen

    Reference Messages on the screen POWER LED Cannot play. When the POWER LED is flashing, check the message on the TV screen. If a message is not You inserted an incompatible disc. displayed on the TV screen, determine the type of Cannot play on this unit.
  • Page 32: Specifications

    Reference Specifications File format File format Extension Reference General “.MKV”, “.mkv” ≥ The video file and subtitles text file are Subtitles text file inside the same folder, Signal system PAL/NTSC “.SRT”, “.srt”, and the file names are “.SSA”, “.ssa”, the same except for the Operating i5 oC to i35 oC “.ASS”, “.ass”...
  • Page 33: Audio Information

    Reference Audio information Display languages list The audio output differs depending on the Display Language Display Language Display Language settings on the unit. ( 24, “Digital Audio Output”) English Japanese Arabic ≥ The number of channels listed is the maximum possible French Chinese Hindi...
  • Page 34 Player Settings menu. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. At least three (3) years from delivery of this product, Panasonic Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby will give to any third party who contacts us at the contact Laboratories.
  • Page 36 Ingen farlig stråling sendes ut (Inside of product) (Produktets innside) Manufactured by: Panasonic Corporation Kadoma, Osaka, Japan Importer for Europe: Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH Panasonic Testing Centre Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany Panasonic Corporation Web Site: SQT0113 F0114QK0 C Panasonic Corporation 2014...

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