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Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Sound System
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Operating Instructions

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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Sound System SC-BT735 Model No. SC-BT230 The illustration shows the image of the unit SC-BT735. Dear customer Thank you for purchasing this product. For optimum performance and safety, please read these instructions carefully. Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read the instructions completely.
  • Page 2 Getting started CAUTION! THIS UNIT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN TROPICAL CLIMATES. THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER. USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR This product may receive radio interference caused by PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN mobile telephones during use. If such interference is THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN apparent, please increase separation between the product HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
  • Page 3: Caution For Ac Mains Lead

    Caution for AC Mains Before use Remove the connector cover. Lead How to replace the fuse The location of the fuse differ according to the type of AC mains plug (figures A and B). Confirm the AC mains plug fitted (For Saudi Arabia and Kuwait) and follow the instructions below.
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions Foreign matter Do not let metal objects fall inside the unit. This can cause Placement electric shock or malfunction. Do not let liquids get into the unit. This can cause electric Set the unit up on an even surface away from direct sunlight, shock or malfunction.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Caution for AC Mains Lead ....... 3 Safety precautions ..........4 Getting started Accessory ............6 Enjoying TV with unit’s speakers .....30 Unit and media care .......... 7 •Surround sound effects ..........30 •Sound modes ..............30 Using the remote control ........
  • Page 6: Accessory

    Indicates features applicable to: Getting started ≥ These operating instructions are applicable to models [BT735]: SC-BT735 only SC-BT735 and SC-BT230. Unless otherwise indicated, [BT230]: SC-BT230 only illustrations in these operating instructions are of SC-BT735. ≥ Operations in these instructions are described mainly...
  • Page 7: Unit And Media Care

    Lens cleaner: RP-CL720E ≥ This lens cleaner may not be for sale depending on the region. ≥ This lens cleaner is primarily for use on Panasonic DVD recorders (DIGA), but it is also suitable for use on this unit. R6/LR6, AA (Alkaline or manganese ∫...
  • Page 8: Control Reference Guide

    Control reference guide e.g., [For]South]East]Asia] Remote control Turn the unit on and off ( [For]South]East]Asia] Display the Home screen of VIERA CAST ( [For]the]Middle]East] Set the sleep timer 1 Press [SLEEP]. 2 While “SLEEP ££” is displayed, press [SLEEP] several times to select the time (in minutes).
  • Page 9: Main Unit (front)

    Main unit (Front) e.g., [BT735] VOLUME OPEN/CLOSE iPod Pull open. SD CARD SETUP MIC SELECTOR 11 12 13 14 Standby/on switch (Í/I) ( USB port ( Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice [BT735] Connect Auto speaker setup microphone versa.
  • Page 10: Playable Discs/cards/usb Devices

    Playable discs/Cards/USB devices Type Logo examples Type detail Playable contents* BD-Video Video Video BD-RE JPEG [BD] Video BD-R DivX ® DVD-Video Video Video DVD-RAM AVCHD JPEG Video DVD-R AVCHD [DVD] DivX ® DVD-R DL JPEG DVD-RW Video AVCHD +R/+RW/+R DL —...
  • Page 11: Usb Device

    “B”. ∫ USB device ≥ This unit supports connecting a USB memory, digital camera DVD-Video and video camera produced by Panasonic, etc. It is not warranted that all USB devices will work with this unit. Example: [For]South]East]Asia] ≥ This unit does not support USB device charging.
  • Page 12: Step 1: Preparing The Speakers

    STEP 1: Preparing the speakers Assembling the speakers [BT735] Caution Preparation ≥ Do not stand on the base. Be cautious when children are ≥ To prevent damage or scratches, lay down a soft cloth and near. perform assembly on it. ≥...
  • Page 13 Connecting the speaker cables. Insert the wire fully, Use of the speaker cable stickers is convenient taking care not to insert beyond the wire insulation. when making cable connections. e.g. Surround speaker [BT230] e.g. Front speaker (L) FRONT  r: White ...
  • Page 14: Step 2: Positioning

    The main unit is designed to enjoy the 7.1ch surround sound. By connecting 2 units of the Panasonic wireless system SH-FX71 with 4 speakers, more theatre-like effect can be ≥ Keep your speakers at least 10 mm away from the system for proper available.
  • Page 15: Step 3: Connections

    STEP 3: Connections Turn off all equipment before connection and read the appropriate operating instructions. Do not connect the AC mains lead until all other connections are complete. Speaker cable connection Connect to the terminals of the same colour. 6 PURPLE Subwoofer When using the optional wireless ...
  • Page 16: Connection To A Tv

    (as shown on the cover). It is recommended that you ≥ After making the digital audio connection, make settings to use Panasonic’s HDMI cable. When outputting 1080p signal, suit the type of audio from your digital equipment ( 30).
  • Page 17 Connection for the best picture and audio OPTICAL AV IN   A HDMI cable (not included) B Optical digital audio cable (not included) DIGITAL AUDIO IN DIGITAL AUDIO IN DIGITAL AUDIO IN ≥ For the TV audio, an audio cable (not included) can be also OPTICAL OPTICAL OPTICAL...
  • Page 18: Connection To A Broadband Network

    Connection to a broadband network The following services can be used when this unit is connected For details about connection method, refer to the instructions to broadband. supplied with the connected equipment. ≥ Firmware can be updated ( ≥ You can enjoy the BD-Live ( [For]South]East]Asia] ≥...
  • Page 19: Step 5: Smart Setup / Easy Setup

    Setup menu. ( ≥ Language and TV Aspect settings are automatically retrieved if this unit is connected to a Panasonic TV (VIERA) supporting HDAVI Control 2 or later via an HDMI cable. ≥ Keep as quiet as possible during the Auto speaker setup. Excessive background noise may lead to incorrect settings.
  • Page 20: Network Easy Setting

    Network Easy Setting Network Easy Setting (Internet Connection Test) Network Easy Setting (Internet Connection Test) Follow the on-screen instructions and make Complete. the settings with [3, 4, 2, 1] and press [OK]. - Connection to the Internet : Fail(B019) Failed the connection test. Network Easy Setting (Connection Check) Cannot find the server.(B019) Please refer to the operating instructions for the cause...
  • Page 21: Firmware Updating

    Firmware updating 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 22: Step 6

    ≥ When removing the SD card, press on the centre of the card and pull it straight out. Press [3, 4] to select the code (1 or 2) and ≥ If you connect a Panasonic product with a USB connection press [OK]. cable, setup screen may be displayed on connected equipment.
  • Page 23: Start Menu

    START menu Playlists: You can play playlists created on DVD-VR. Major functions of this unit can be operated from the START To Others menu. Setup: ( Press [START]. Card Management: ( Press [3, 4] to select the item and press To exit the screen [OK].
  • Page 24: Enjoying Sound Effects From All Speakers

    Enjoying sound effects 3 Press [3] (increase) or [4] (decrease) to adjust the speaker level for each speaker. s6 dB to r6 dB from all speakers ∫ Changing the sound modes 1 Press [SOUND] several times to select the mode. ≥...
  • Page 25: Playing Video Contents

    Playing video contents Playback Other operations during play These functions may not work depending on the media and [BD] [DVD] [CD] [SD] [USB] contents. Preparation Stop Turn on the television and select the appropriate video input on the television. Press [∫ STOP]. Press [Í] to turn on the unit.
  • Page 26: Useful Functions

    To turn on/off secondary audio Useful functions 1 Press [DISPLAY]. 2 Press [3, 4] to select the “Disc” menu and press [1]. 3 Press [3, 4] to select the “Signal Type” menu and press [OK]. Press [OPTION]. 4 Press [3, 4] to select the “Soundtrack” under “Secondary Video”...
  • Page 27: Regarding Divx

    Playing music Regarding DivX [DVD] [CD] [USB] ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX ® is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an (DVD-R/-R DL, music CD, CD-R/RW, USB device) official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. Visit for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX video.
  • Page 28: Playing Still Pictures

    Playing still pictures Useful functions [BD] [DVD] [CD] [SD] [USB] (BD-RE, DVD-RAM/-R/-R DL, CD-R/RW, SD Card, Press [OPTION]. USB device) Select an item and press [OK]. While “Album View” or “Picture View” screen is displayed Insert a disc, SD card or USB device. You can display still pictures one by one at a Start If the menu is displayed, press [3, 4] to select the item...
  • Page 29: Listening To The Radio

    Listening to the Radio Radio Listening/confirming the preset channels Presetting stations automatically Press [RADIO] to select “FM”. Press the numbered buttons to select the Up to 30 stations can be set. channel. Press [RADIO] to select “FM”. To select a 1-digit number e.g., 1: [1] [OK].
  • Page 30: Enjoying Tv With Unit's Speakers

    Enjoying TV with unit’s Making settings for digital audio input speakers Select to suit the type of audio from the DIGITAL AUDIO IN Preparation terminals on the main unit. Turn on your TV and select the appropriate audio input mode [AUX, ARC, D-IN 1 or D-IN 2] to suit the connections to this Press [EXT-IN] several times to select “D-IN 1”...
  • Page 31: Linked Operations With The Tv (viera Link "hdavi Control Tm ")

    ≥ This unit supports “HDAVI Control 5” function. “HDAVI Control 5” is the newest standard (current as of December, 2009) for Panasonic’s HDAVI Control compatible equipment. This standard is compatible with Panasonic’s conventional HDAVI equipment. ≥ Please refer to individual manuals for other manufacturers’ equipment supporting VIERA Link function.
  • Page 32: Easy Control Only With Viera Remote Control

    Playing music continuously even after turning off the TV (When the unit is connected to a Panasonic TV (VIERA) that Main unit  supports HDAVI Control 2 or later.) Select “Video”...
  • Page 33: Ipod/iphone Playback

    iPod/iPhone Playback Other methods of playback Preparation Press [START]. ≥ Make sure that the “IPOD” source is selected. Press [iPod] to select the source. Press [3, 4] to select “Menu” and then ≥ To view photos/videos from the iPod/iPhone press [OK]. Operate the iPod/iPhone menu to make the appropriate Press [3, 4] to select “Play Mode”...
  • Page 34: Enjoying Viera Cast [for]south]east]asia]

    Turn the subtitle on/off, and change the language depending permanently without notice. Therefore, Panasonic will make no warranty on the media. for the content or the continuity of the services.
  • Page 35 Play Sound Repeat Play Sound Effects *1, *2 (Only when the elapsed time is being displayed on the unit’s (Discs recorded at 48 kHz or less) display.) This feature gives you brighter sound by increasing the high frequency portion of the audio. Select the item which you want to repeat.
  • Page 36: Setup Menu

    Setup menu Subtitle Preference Choose the language for subtitle. ≥ If “Automatic” is selected and the language selected for Change the unit’s settings if necessary. The settings remain “Soundtrack Preference” is not available, subtitles of that intact even if you switch the unit to standby. language will automatically appear if available on that disc.
  • Page 37 Sound Display Dynamic Range Compression On-Screen Messages Choose whether to show status messages automatically. You can listen at low volumes but still hear dialogue clearly. (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby TrueHD only) On-Screen Language ≥ “Auto” is effective only when playing Dolby TrueHD. Choose the language for these menus and on-screen messages.
  • Page 38 HDMI Connection Power Off Link Press [OK] to show the following settings. Select the desired power off link setting of this unit for VIERA Link operation ( 32). (This works depending on the settings of the connected VIERA Link “HDAVI Control” HDMI Video Format compatible equipment.) The items supported by the connected devices are...
  • Page 39: Network Settings

    Network General Network Easy Setting ( Remote Control Change the remote control code if other Panasonic products react to this remote control. Network Settings Perform network-related settings individually. Press [OK] to show the following settings. Quick Start* Speed of startup from standby mode is increased.
  • Page 40: Speaker Settings

    Speaker settings B Surround / Surround back speakers Difference Setting Delay time Approx. 170 cm 5.0 ms For optimum listening with 5.1-channel sound, all the speakers, except for the subwoofer, should be the same Approx. 340 cm 10.0 ms distance from the seating position. Approx.
  • Page 41: Speaker Installation Option

    Speaker installation [BT230] Optional speaker settings Front speaker and surround speaker option  Attaching to a wall H 26 mm You can attach all of the speakers (except subwoofer) to a wall. [BT735] ≥ The wall or pillar on which the speakers are to be attached Centre speaker should be capable of supporting 10 kg per screw.
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Reference You have forgotten your ratings password. You want to cancel the ratings level. While the disc tray is empty and “BD/DVD” is selected as a Before requesting service, please perform the source, press and hold [SKIP:] on the remote control and following steps.
  • Page 43 ≥ Adjust the aspect setting on the television. iPod/iPhone operation (Adjustment using “Screen Aspect” ( 26) on the unit is also possible.) Sound Cannot charge or operate. ≥ Check that the iPod/iPhone is connected firmly. ( ≥ The battery of the iPod/iPhone is depleted. Charge the iPod/ No sound.
  • Page 44: Messages

    Messages Network The following messages or service numbers appear on the (VIERA CAST: [For]South]East]Asia] ) television or unit’s display when something unusual is detected I can’t connect to the network. during startup and use. ≥ Confirm the network connection and settings. ( 18, 39) ≥...
  • Page 45 On the unit’s display IPOD OVER CURRENT ERROR ≥ The iPod/iPhone is drawing too much power. Remove the iPod/iPhone, and turn the unit off and on again. ≥ The unit fails to operate properly. Press [Í/I] on the main START unit to switch the unit to standby for 3 seconds.
  • Page 46: About Mp3/jpeg/divx/ Avchd/mpeg2 Files

    File format AVCHD format (V1.0) used on High File format JPEG Definition Video Camera Extension Files must have the extension “.jpg” or (Panasonic and some other’s) “.JPG”. Picture between 34k34 and 8192k8192 pixels Codec MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 resolution (sub sampling is 4:2:2 or 4:2:0) ≥...
  • Page 47: Supplemental Information

    Supplemental Structures of still picture (JPEG) folders Root in DVD-R* /DVD-R DL* information e.g., CD-R* /CD-RW* P0000001 .jpg P0000002 .jpg Files inside a folder are Folder A displayed in the order they were updated or taken. P0000003 .jpg ∫ Display languages list P0000004 .jpg P0000005...
  • Page 48 HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. At least three (3) years from delivery of products, Panasonic will give to This product is licensed under the AVC patent portfolio license and VC-1...
  • Page 49: Glossary

    This is a processor which makes use of an exclusive Dolby Pro Logic II Panasonic algorithm. Various processing is supported, Dolby Pro Logic II enables you to play stereo sources on 5.1 including a high-level conversion of the TV scanning format channel.
  • Page 50: Specifications

    Specifications GENERAL FM TUNER SECTION Preset memory: 30 stations Power consumption: 100 W Frequency range: 87.50 MHz to 108.00 MHz (50 kHz step) Power consumption in standby mode: Antenna terminals: 75 ≠ (unbalanced) Approx. 0.1 W [BT735]: Approx. 0.2 W [BT230]: Power supply: AC 110 V to 127 V, 220 V to...
  • Page 51: Video Section

    SURROUND SPEAKERS VIDEO SECTION [BT735] SB-HS735 Type: 2 WAY 3 SPEAKER Bass-ref. Woofer: 3.5 cm k 10 cm Signal system: PAL625/50, PAL525/60, NTSC CONE TYPE k 2 Video output Tweeter: 2.5 cm SEMI-DOME TYPE Output level: 1.0 Vp-p (75 ≠) Impedance: 3 ≠...
  • Page 52: Index

    Frame-by-frame ....25 Quick Start ..... . 39 Web Site: VQT2Q56...

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