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Panasonic DMR-BWT800 Operating Instructions Manual

Panasonic DMR-BWT800 Operating Instructions Manual

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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.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
≥This Blu-ray Disc Recorder is for viewing and recording free to view channels only. It does not receive pay TV or
encrypted channels.
≥DVB and the DVB logos are trademarks of the DVB Project.
∫ Region management information
This unit plays BD-Video marked with labels
containing the region code "B".

Operating Instructions

Blu-ray Disc™ Recorder
Model No.
DVD-Video: This unit plays DVD-Video marked with labels
containing the region number "4" or "ALL".


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Blu-ray Disc™ Recorder DMR-BWT800 Model No. DMR-BWT700 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. Please keep this manual for future reference.
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions WARNING CAUTION ∫ Unit ∫ Unit ≥To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product ≥This unit utilizes a laser. Use of controls or adjustments or damage, performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. –...
  • Page 3: Features

    Panasonic has no authority to and does not grant you that permission and explicitly disclaims any right, ability or intention to obtain such permission on your behalf. It is...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Safety precautions ......2 ∫ Copying video ∫ Getting started Copying titles ......49 Features .
  • Page 5 About descriptions in these operating instructions ≥ These operating instructions are applicable to models DMR- BWT800 and DMR-BWT700. The illustrations in these Operating Instructions show images of DMR-BWT800 unless otherwise indicated. [BWT800] :indicates features applicable to DMR-BWT800 only. [BWT700] :indicates features applicable to DMR-BWT700 only.
  • Page 6: Hdd And Media Information

    HDD and media information Discs HDD and discs you can use for recording and play (≤: Possible, –: Impossible) Standard Disc type Data that can be recorded Rewritable Note symbol Video (Including AVCHD) Hard disk drive Photo (JPEG/MPO) [HDD] ≤ (HDD) Music (Copied from music CD/MP3)
  • Page 7 Video (DivX and MKV) ® DVD-R DL Photo (JPEG/MPO) Music (MP3) [-R] [-R]DL] High Definition video recorded by Panasonic video camera, [BD-R] [BD-RE] BD-RE, BD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-R, etc. [RAM] DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, [-R] [-R]DL] +R, +R DL, +RW [-RW‹V›] [+R]...
  • Page 8: Discs That Cannot Be Played

    HDD and media information Recording mode Recording Mode HG/HX/HE/HL/HM XP/SP/LP/EP, FR ( below) Feature Programmes can be recorded Recording can be done with Quality will be in SD quality in a nearly perfect broadcasted reduced recording volume in even if a programme in HD (Quality) state.
  • Page 9: Sd Cards

    ≥ This unit supports connecting a USB memory, digital camera and video Cards) camera produced by Panasonic, etc. It is not warranted that all USB Using either of these cards in a non-compatible PC or non- devices will meet this unit.
  • Page 10: Control Reference Guide

    Control reference guide Remote control Instructions for operations are generally described using the remote control. 1 Turn the unit on or off ( 18, 20)  2 Select drive (HDD, BD, SD or USB) ( 3 Select channels and title numbers, etc./Enter numbers or characters (The character buttons may be used when operating VIERA CAST contents.) 4 To delete unwanted recorded titles, timer programmes,...
  • Page 11: Main Unit

    Main unit                Pull to flip down the front panel. 1 Standby/on switch (Í/I) ( 18, 20) ? Display Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice versa.
  • Page 12: Connection

    Connection Basic connections When connected to an HDMI compatible unit, you can enjoy high quality, digital video and audio. 3D programmes can be played back when this unit is connected to a 3D compatible TV using an HDMI cable. ≥Before connection, turn off all equipment and read the appropriate operating instructions. ≥Other TV connections ( To household mains socket (AC 220 to 240 V, 50 Hz)
  • Page 13 ≥When outputting 1080p signal, please use HDMI Cables 5.0 meters or less. (supplied) § ≥Recommended Panasonic HDMI cable part number: RP-CDHS15 (1.5 m), RP-CDHS30 (3.0 m), RP-CDHS50 (5.0 m), etc. ≥ You cannot connect this unit to DVI devices that are incompatible with HDCP.
  • Page 14: Network Connection

    The following limits are in place regarding the usage of this unit. You must be aware of these limits before using this unit. Panasonic will in no way be responsible for any incidental Broadband router, etc. damage which may arise due to a failure to obey these limits, or to any condition of use or disuse of this unit.
  • Page 15: Other Tv Connections

    Connect the unit directly to the TV Other TV connections If you connect the unit through an AV DO NOT selector or VCR to the TV, video signal AUDIO/VIDEO terminals will be affected by copy protection systems and the picture may not be ≥Connect to terminals of the same colour.
  • Page 16: Amplifier Connections

    Connection When connecting an amplifier not Amplifier connections compatible with 3D 3D programmes can be played back when this unit is connected to a 3D compatible amplifier and a 3D 3D programmes can be played back when this unit compatible TV using an HDMI cable. is connected to a 3D compatible TV using an HDMI ≥You will not be able to view 3D programmes with this cable.
  • Page 17 Via an HDMI AV OUT (MAIN) and When using DIGITAL AUDIO OUT HDMI AV OUT (SUB) terminal terminal ∫ Using Optical digital audio cable [BWT800] You can enjoy richer sound by using the HDMI AV OUT Amplifier (SUB) terminal. OPTICAL IN 3D programmes can be played back when this unit is connected to a 3D compatible TV using an HDMI cable.
  • Page 18: Common Operations

    ≥When removing the SD card, press on the centre of the Preparations card and pull it straight out. ≥If you connect a Panasonic product with a USB connection Turning on this unit cable, setup screen may be displayed on the connected equipment.
  • Page 19: Basic Operation

    Basic operation FUNCTION MENU screen This unit is basically operated via the following method by You can easily access the desired functions via the using the remote control. FUNCTION MENU. To select and enter Select Enter Press [FUNCTION MENU]. Select the item, then press [OK]. ≥Repeat step 2 if necessary.
  • Page 20: Settings

    Settings ∫ When the Download from TV screen appears The setting information on the TV is acquired by this unit.   After tuning has been completed, clock will be set DRIVE INPUT SELECT automatically. If the clock setting screen appears, set the time PAGE manually ( 90, Clock).
  • Page 21: Network Easy Setting

    “Wireless” connection Network Easy Setting ≥Before beginning wireless connection setup After completing “Easy Setting”, you can continue with ≥Obtain your Network name (SSID §1 “Network Easy Setting”. ≥If your wireless connection is encrypted please be sure that you know your encryption key. Select “Wired”...
  • Page 22: Wireless Settings

    Settings ∫ Network Easy Setting ( Home Network When you experience problems with Connection Check ) settings ≥If there is no problem, the following screen is displayed. ∫ Wireless Settings e.g., “Wireless” connection ≥If there is no problem, the following screen is displayed. Network Easy Setting (Home Network Connection Check) Completed.
  • Page 23: Connection Test

    ∫ Network Easy Setting ( Internet Connection Test ) ≥ Refer to the operating instructions of the hub or router. ≥ Home Network ( DLNA ) function setting can be set only when you ≥If there is no problem, the following screen is displayed. selected “Off”...
  • Page 24: Watching Broadcasts

    Watching broadcasts Watching broadcasts Using Channel List You can select from the list of channel names.   After performing step left) DRIVE INPUT SELECT PAGE Press [OK]. All Digital Channels INPUT SELECT SKIP SLOW/SEARCH Channel names REWIND LIVE TV STOP PAUSE PLAY/x1.3...
  • Page 25: Channel Information

    Channel information Operations while watching broadcast Press [STATUS  To show subtitle e.g., 10:30 AM All Digital Channels When “ ” appears in channel information ( left) Select favourites NEWS Press [STTL 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Set timer Rating: G Dolby D ...
  • Page 26: Using Tv Guide System

    Watching broadcasts To see programme information Using TV Guide system (Programmes with the symbol) While displaying TV Guide screen Press [GUIDE]. Press [STATUS Additional information is available for these programmes. SAT 01.01.2011 08:05 AM Landscape All Types All Digital Channels SAT 01.01 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Time:...
  • Page 27: Rewind Live Tv/Pause Live Tv

    Display information REWIND LIVE TV/PAUSE LIVE ∫ While pausing or rewinding a broadcast: Press [STATUS This unit temporarily saves a live TV programme you are watching with this unit’s tuner on HDD and you can use the Pause 8:05 AM 9:35 AM following functions.
  • Page 28: Recording

    Recording TV programmes Recording Press [REC MODE] and select This operation will only record to HDD. the conversion mode, then press [OK]. ≥This unit will record the programmes in DR mode  once, and then automatically convert to the  DRIVE selected recording mode while this unit is in INPUT...
  • Page 29: Operation During Recording

    To set the recording time Operation during Recording 1 Select “Recording Time” or “Continuous recording” in step on page 28. To check the recording programme Recording You can set the length of recording Press [STATUS Time time from 30 minutes to 4 hours. Select the recording time.
  • Page 30: Simultaneous Recording

    Recording TV programmes Simultaneous rec and play To pause recording You can play the recording title from the beginning or the It is necessary to display the programme you want to pause titles previously recorded to the HDD. on the TV. ( 29, To display the recording programme on the TV) While recording...
  • Page 31: Timer Recording

    Timer recording Confirm the programme and This operation will only record to HDD. make corrections if necessary using [3, 4, 2, 1].   Timer Recording 30:24 DR SAT 01.01.2011 8:05 AM DRIVE INPUT SELECT Channel Day/Date Start Stop Mode Conv.
  • Page 32: Manually Programming Timer Recording

    Timer recording To search the programmes Manually programming timer recording While displaying TV Guide screen Press the “Yellow” button (Prog.Type) or [HDD] the “Blue” button (Favourites). 2 Select the item, then press [OK]. Press [PROG/CHECK]. Landscape The unit displays programmes in grey Timer Recording 30:30 DR SAT 01.01.2011 8:05 AM...
  • Page 33: Timer Recording Options

    Timer recording options Timer recording from channel information Select the items and change the items. You can make timer recording of the current or next e.g., programme. [HDD] Timer Recording 30:24 DR SAT 01.01.2011 8:05 AM While watching a programme Channel Day/Date Start...
  • Page 34: To Cancel Recording When Timer Recording Has Already Begun

    Timer recording To cancel recording when timer Notes on timer recording recording has already begun ≥When recording except in DR mode, the audio content will be selected according to the following settings: – “Audio Type for Digital Broadcast” ( Press [STOP ∫]. –...
  • Page 35: To Confirm And Edit A Timer Programme

    Screen icons To confirm and edit a timer programme Red: Timer recording standby is activated. Grey: Timer recording standby is deactivated. Press [PROG/CHECK]. Currently recording programme Part or all of the programme will not be recorded Timer Recording 30:30 DR SAT 01.01.2011 08:05 AM since the programme is overlapping.
  • Page 36: Playing Bd-Video Or Dvd-Video

    Playing BD-Video or DVD-Video Playing back video Enjoying BD-Live or picture-in- picture in BD-Video   [BD-V] DRIVE INPUT SELECT Enjoying BD-Live discs with Internet PAGE BD-Live allows you to enjoy more functions such as subtitles, exclusive images and online games by connecting this unit to the INPUT Internet.
  • Page 37: Playing Recorded Video Contents

    Playing recorded video contents Select the title, then press [OK]. ≥Resume play function   If the following screen appears, select the point to DRIVE INPUT SELECT start playback. PAGE Playback Where do you want to start playback from ? INPUT SELECT SKIP...
  • Page 38: Using The Direct Navigator (Video)

    Playing recorded video contents Screen icons Using the DIRECT NAVIGATOR (VIDEO) Currently recording programme Press [DIRECT NAVIGATOR]. Protected title Title was not recorded due to recording e.g., [HDD] protection Programme type Title cannot be played ([HDD] only) Label § (When copying a title to the HDD, or when data is damaged etc.) DIRECT NAVIGATOR Grouped Titles...
  • Page 39 Switching to the PHOTO or MUSIC Showing Information screen Select the title, then press [STATUS ∫ [HDD] 1 Press the “Red” button. ≥ Information of a recording title cannot be displayed. 2 Select “PHOTO” or “MUSIC”, then press [OK]. Playback grouped titles ∫...
  • Page 40: Playback From Chapter View

    Playing recorded video contents To create Chapter Marks Playback from Chapter View [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [-RW‹VR›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] Regarding chapters You can divide a title into multiple chapters. Each section Press [DIRECT NAVIGATOR]. between the division points (Chapter Marks) becomes a chapter.
  • Page 41: Operation During Play

    Operation during play Manual Skip ≥ Depending on the media and the type of file, some operations may not be possible. ∫ Skip forward 1 minute ≥ Depending on the media, it may take time for the menu screen, pictures, Press [MANUAL SKIP +60s].
  • Page 42: Switching Subtitles

    Operation during play Frame-by-frame Changing audio While paused, press [2] (2;) or [1] (;1). Press [AUDIO]. Each press shows the next frame. ≥It will switch depending on the contents recorded every time it is pressed. ≥Press and hold to change in succession forward or backward.
  • Page 43: Enjoying 3D Video

    Enjoying 3D video You can enjoy powerful 3D videos with realistic sensations Convenient functions while viewing by connecting this unit with a High Speed HDMI Cable to a the 3D video 3D compatible TV. Change this setting when the screen such as playback settings, etc., is not correctly displayed for 3D compatible programmes.
  • Page 44: Deleting Recorded Titles

    Deleting recorded titles Editing video Once deleted, recorded content cannot be restored to Deleting during play its original state. Make certain before proceeding. While playing Press [DEL]. 2 Select “Delete”, then press [OK].   DRIVE INPUT SELECT PAGE ∫ Available disc space after deleting ≥[HDD] [BD-RE] [RAM] The space deleted becomes available for recording.
  • Page 45: Editing Recorded Titles

    Editing recorded titles Once deleted, divided or partially deleted, recorded Entering title name content cannot be restored to its original state. Make certain before proceeding. Select “Enter Title Name” in “Edit”, then press [OK]. ≥ Depending on the media and the type of file, some operations may not 70, Entering text) be possible.
  • Page 46 Editing recorded titles Dividing title Changing thumbnail [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [HDD] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW]  PLAY Change Divide Preview Finish Continue 0:00.22 0:00.22 Start play and select the image of Change Divide a thumbnail. - -:- -.- - - -:- -.- - RETURN RETURN...
  • Page 47 5 Select whether to delete the original title File Conversion or not, then press [OK]. [HDD] Convert & The original title will be deleted to File Conversion is a function to convert the recording mode Delete save HDD capacity after conversion. of the title in DR mode and AVCHD contents.
  • Page 48 Editing recorded titles ∫ To delete the chapter: Editing chapters 1 Select the chapter, then press [DEL]. ≥Multiple editing [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] Select the chapter, then press the “Yellow” button. Select “Chapter View”, then press [OK]. A check mark is displayed. Repeat this step until you select the chapters to be deleted.
  • Page 49: Copying Titles

    Copying titles Copying video To start copying the selected title Select “Yes”, then press [OK]. ≥To change the selection ( below)   DRIVE INPUT Set other settings, then press SELECT PAGE [OK]. e.g., INPUT Automatic Standby after Copy SELECT Subtitles SKIP SLOW/SEARCH...
  • Page 50: Copying To Hdd With Direct Navigator

    Copying titles Screen icons Copying to HDD with DIRECT NAVIGATOR Titles that will be copied to the disc in normal speed [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-RW‹VR›] [+RW] > [HDD] Setting the copying options Insert a disc. The menu screen appears. Select the item in step 49).
  • Page 51: Copying Titles With Copying List

    Copying titles with copying list Set other settings. 1 Select “Other Settings”, then press [1]. [HDD] > [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] 2 Select the copying option, then press [OK]. [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] ≥Subtitles [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-RW‹VR›] [+RW] > [HDD] Select “Automatic”...
  • Page 52 Copying titles Editing the copying list Selecting the titles for the copying list Select the item in step 5-3 ( 51). Select the item after step 5-3 ( 51). 1 Press [OPTION]. Delete All Press the “Yellow” button. 2 Select the operation, then press [OK]. A check mark is displayed.
  • Page 53: Notes For Copying

    – Titles that contain many deleted segments Normal speed Quality – Titles that have been copied to the HDD from an SD [BD-RE] card or a Panasonic video camera, etc. with HDD (SD High Definition – [BD-R] Video) ( Standard Normal speed –...
  • Page 54: Copying Title Playing

    Copying titles ∫ When copying to the disc in normal speed Copying Title Playing mode [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] [HDD] > [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] You cannot copy to the disc in the following cases. [+RW] –...
  • Page 55: Copying Hd Video (Avchd Format) From Hdd

    – 1080/50p or 1080/60p – Without the AVCHD information (video recorded with certain non- Panasonic equipment, video copied to the HDD after copying it to When the Top Menu is displayed BD-R or BD-RE once, etc.) Select the title you want to start –...
  • Page 56: Photo

    Playing photos Photo To stop the Slideshow [HDD] [BD-RE] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] [SD] [USB] Press [RETURN ≥In order to play back 3D photo (MPO), this unit should be connected to a Full HD 3D compatible TV via an HDMI To exit the Calendar screen terminal.
  • Page 57: Photo Play Option

    Switching to the VIDEO or MUSIC Slideshow Settings screens You can set the items for slideshow. [HDD] While displaying DIRECT NAVIGATOR (PHOTO) While the DIRECT NAVIGATOR (PHOTO) screen Press [OPTION]. displayed Press the “Red” button. 2 Select “Slideshow”, then press [OK]. 2 Select “VIDEO”...
  • Page 58: Editing Photos

    Editing photos [HDD] [BD-RE] [RAM] [SD] Select the operation, then press [OK]. ∫ [HDD] e.g., [HDD] 1 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 2 Select “Photo” in “Playback Edit Slideshow Add to Album Contents”, then press [OK]. Calendar Enter Event Name Copy Photos ∫...
  • Page 59 Add to Album Enter Album name [HDD] [HDD] While selecting “All” label: While selecting album label: Select “Add to Album” in “Edit”, then Select “Enter Album Name” in “Edit”, then press [OK]. press [OK]. 70, Entering text) 2 Select the destination album, then press [OK].
  • Page 60: Copying Photos

    Copying photos Selecting and copying the Select all necessary items, then press photos the “Blue” button. [HDD] > [BD-RE] [RAM] [SD] [USB] Select the copying destination, then [BD-RE] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] > [HDD] [SD] press [OK]. [SD] [USB] > [HDD] [BD-RE] [RAM] ∫...
  • Page 61: Copying Automatically

    Copying automatically [BD-RE] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] [SD] [USB] > [HDD] Newly added photos will automatically be copied to the HDD. While stopped Insert a disc, the SD card or the USB memory. e.g., [SD] SD Card Play Video ( AVCHD ) View Photos Copy Video ( AVCHD ) Copy Video ( MPEG2 )
  • Page 62: Playing Music/Copying Music To Hdd

    Playing music/Copying music to HDD Music To play other music (track) [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] [USB] Select the item, then press [OK]. ≥Music CD: All tracks in the CD will be recorded. e.g., MP3 ≥MP3: All tracks in the folder will be recorded. (Cannot record track-by-track.) 0.09 4.30...
  • Page 63: Playing Music Recorded On Hdd

    Playing music recorded on Select the track, then press [OK]. 0.09 4.30 DIRECT NAVIGATOR Track List Playing track When the HDD is selected Track Name Artist 0001 0002 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. 0003 0004 0005 Select “Music” in “Playback Contents”, OPTION Slideshow Add to My then press [OK].
  • Page 64: Operations During Music Play

    Playing music/Copying music to HDD Displaying photos (Slideshow) Operations during music play Photos stored on the “Album” of the HDD can be played [HDD] [-R] [-R]DL] [CD] [USB] back as slideshow during playback of the music. Stop Press [STOP ∫]. While playing the music Pause Press [PAUSE ;].
  • Page 65: Editing Music/Playlist

    Editing music/playlist [HDD] Deleting Press [FUNCTION MENU]. ∫ While displaying the “Track List” screen 1 Select “Delete”, then press [OK]. Select “Music” in “Playback Contents”, 2 Select “Delete”, then press [OK]. then press [OK]. DIRECT NAVIGATOR Music Menu MUSIC Editing the name Total Tracks 53 Artists Select “Edit Album Name”, “Edit Track...
  • Page 66: With Other Equipment

    Recording from external equipment With Other Equipment Recording media: [HDD] Flexible Recording via AV input Recording mode: XP, SP, LP, EP ≥Connect the Set Top Box or video equipment ( Recording media: [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+RW] Recording mode: While stopped Press [INPUT SELECT] and select “AV”,...
  • Page 67: Copying The Hd Video Or The Sd Video

    (All the recordings on the same date become a title.) ≥ You cannot playback SD Video on an SD card or in the HDD of the Panasonic video camera, etc. with this unit. You must copy the files to Press [OK].
  • Page 68: Convenient Functions

    Media management Convenient functions Delete all titles Press [FUNCTION MENU]. [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] Select “Others”, then press [OK]. 1 Select “Delete all titles”, then press [OK]. 2 Select “Yes”, then press [OK]. Select the item, then press [OK]. 3 Select “Start”, then press [OK]. Blu-ray Disc [BD-RE] [BD-R] A message appears when finished.
  • Page 69: Top Menu

    Top Menu List ≥ You cannot finalise discs recorded on other manufacturer’s equipment. ≥ [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] If you finalise discs recorded on Panasonic equipment other than this unit, the background selected as “Top Menu” may not be displayed.
  • Page 70: Entering Text

    Entering text Preparation To end partway ≥Show the Enter Title Name screen. Press [RETURN Text is not added. Select a character, then press [OK]. For your reference Repeat this step to enter other characters. The name of the DVD-Video that will be displayed in the Top Name field: Menu after finalisation is previewed.
  • Page 71: Enjoying Viera Cast

    ≥ The services through VIERA CAST are operated by their respective service providers, and service may be discontinued either temporarily or permanently without notice. Therefore, Panasonic will make no warranty for the content or the continuity of the services. ≥ All features of websites or content of the service may not be available.
  • Page 72: Viera Link Functions

    When you connect the unit to a TV for the first time, the that offers linked operations of this unit, and a setting information on the TV is acquired by this unit. ( Panasonic TV (VIERA) or receiver under “HDAVI Control”. You can use this function by connecting the Automatic input switching equipment with the HDMI cable.
  • Page 73: Control Panel

    “HDAVI Control 5” is the newest standard (current as of December, Refer to the operating instructions of the TV about the 2010) for Panasonic HDAVI Control compatible equipment. This standard is compatible with Panasonic’s conventional HDAVI equipment. buttons that you can use.
  • Page 74: Playing Contents From Other Equipment

    Playing contents from other equipment (Server) You can enjoy the video and photos saved on the HDD of Preparation this unit on DLNA (Client) compatible equipment connected ≥Network connection ( via a network. ≥Network Easy Setting ( 21, 87) ≥You cannot playback music from the playback equipment ≥When DLNA (Server) Function is deactivated, make the (Client).
  • Page 75 DLNA Certified media server (such as a PC with Windows 7 Press [FUNCTION MENU]. installed etc.) connected via a network with this unit. You also can enjoy viewing them with Panasonic DLNA compatible recorders (DIGA). Select “Home Network (DLNA)” in “Network”, then press [OK].
  • Page 76: Playback Menu

    Playback menu Common procedures Subtitle Style Select the subtitle style recorded on the disc. 1 Press [DISPLAY]. Angle § e.g., Change the number to select an angle. Disc 2/0 ch Soundtrack Audio Channel Play Subtitles Change audio (LR/L/R) during playback. Picture Angle Sound...
  • Page 77: Advanced Settings

    Picture menu—Change the picture Sound menu—Change the sound quality effect Mode Sound Effects Select the picture quality mode during play. ≥This function is effective when “Digital Audio Output” is set to “PCM”. ( Normal Default setting Digital Tube [BWT800] Soft Soft picture with fewer video artifacts Sound You can enjoy a warm sound as though...
  • Page 78: Changing The Unit's Settings

    Changing the unit’s settings You can change the unit’s settings using the Setup menu. ∫ About the PIN ≥The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to PIN is required to change the following settings. Enter the standby. 4-digit PIN following the on-screen instructions.
  • Page 79: Digital Tv Tuning

    ∫ Channel List Digital TV Tuning You can edit the Channel List. Digital TV Channel List Setup Digital TV Tuning Digital TV Tuning Channel names Favourites Edit Channel List Auto Setup Select Hide Download from TV RETURN Manual Tuning Tune Swap Reveal all Update Channel List...
  • Page 80: Manual Tuning

    Changing the unit’s settings ∫ Manual Tuning ∫ Signal Condition You can set each channel manually. You can check the quality and strength of signals. Press [CH W X] to select the channel. Digital TV Manual Tuning Physical Channel Signal Quality Signal Strength Channel Name Type...
  • Page 81: Hdd / Disc

    HDD / Disc Settings for Playback Set when you are playing a disc that has High Definition Settings for Recording video (AVCHD) recorded by the Panasonic video HDD Management camera, etc. and High Definition quality title that was recorded on this unit.
  • Page 82 Changing the unit’s settings Rec for High Speed Copy ∫ Settings for Recording You can copy titles to DVD in high speed mode, if you HDD / Disc set to “On” before recording a programme. ≥This setting is valid for the following cases: Settings for Recording –...
  • Page 83: Picture

    Picture Sound Setup Setup Picture Sound Picture Sound Still Mode Dynamic Range Compression Seamless Play Downmix NTSC Video Output Bilingual Audio Selection Digital Audio Output Audio Delay ∫ Still Mode Audio Type for Digital Broadcast Select the type of picture shown when you pause play Audio for HG / HX / HE / HL / HM Recording 115, Frames and fields).
  • Page 84: Digital Audio Output

    Changing the unit’s settings ∫ Audio Delay ∫ Digital Audio Output Mis-sync between the video and audio is corrected by delaying the audio output. Sound Digital Audio Output ∫ Audio Type for Digital Broadcast Digital Audio Output If the programme has more than one track (Dolby Digital, PCM Down Conversion MPEG, etc.), you can set priorities.
  • Page 85: Display

    Display Connection Connection Display 3D Settings On-Screen Information TV Aspect Unit’s Display Setup Setup Aspect for 4:3 Video Screen Saver TV System Teletext HDMI Connection Blue LED HDMI (SUB) V.OFF LED Control Display Connection ∫ On-Screen Information ∫ 3D Settings Select the approximate time until the channel information screen ( 25) disappears automatically.
  • Page 86: Hdmi Audio Output

    Changing the unit’s settings 7.1ch Audio Reformatting ∫ HDMI Connection [BD-V] Connection Surround sound with 6.1 ch or less is automatically expanded and played back at 7.1 ch. ≥If “Off” is selected, sound is played over the original number of channels. (Note that in the case of 6.1 ch HDMI Connection audio, playback will be at 5.1 ch) HDMI Connection...
  • Page 87: Network

    IP Address / DNS Settings Network Check the connection of the network or set the IP address and DNS. ≥Press [OK] to show the respective setting. Setup Network ≥ “Connection Speed Setting” is enabled only when “Connection Network Easy Setting Speed Auto-configure”...
  • Page 88: Remote Device List

    Changing the unit’s settings Remote device list Home Network ( DLNA ) Server Settings ≥This function cannot be enabled when “Manual” is You can set the DLNA (Server) function ( selected in “Registration type for remote devices”. left) Network Settings ≥To register equipment manually 1 Select the device name or the MAC Address for Home Network ( DLNA ) Server Settings...
  • Page 89: Others

    Automatic Standby after Copy Change the remote control code on the main unit and the RF OUT ( Aerial Signal ) remote control if you place other Panasonic products close together. Power Save in Standby ≥Use “BD 1”, the factory set code, under normal circumstances.
  • Page 90: System Information

    Changing the unit’s settings ∫ System Update ∫ Clock If the time is not set correctly, use the settings listed in the Others method below. Clock Automatic Region Selection Daylight Saving Time System Update NSW / ACT Automatic System Update Time Date Software Update in Standby...
  • Page 91: Language Code List

    Language code list Enter the code with the number buttons. Abkhazian: 6566 Gujarati: 7185 Rhaeto-Romance: Afar: 6565 Hausa: 7265 8277 Afrikaans: 6570 Hebrew: 7387 Romanian: 8279 Albanian: 8381 Hindi: 7273 Russian: 8285 Amharic: 6577 Hungarian: 7285 Samoan: 8377 Arabic: 6582 Icelandic: 7383 Sanskrit:...
  • Page 92: Software (Firmware) Update

    ≥ You can also download the latest software (firmware) from the following website and burn it to a CD-R to update the software (firmware). ≥ If you do not want to perform the software (firmware) update, set the New software version has been found.
  • Page 93: Other Settings

    Other Settings Manufacturer and Code No. Switching the aspect ratio of the Brand Code Brand Code screen Panasonic 01/02/03/04 NOBLEX AIWA When black bars are shown at the top, bottom, left, and right NOKIA 25/26/27/60/61 AKAI 27/30 sides of the screen, you can enlarge the image to fill the...
  • Page 94: Messages On The Unit's Display

    Messages on the unit’s display Troubleshooting The following messages or service numbers appear on the PLEASE WAIT unit’s display when something unusual is detected during startup and use. Displayed when the unit is started and turned off. There was a power failure or the AC plug was disconnected while the unit was on.
  • Page 95 The unit is hot. The unit fails to operate properly. Press [Í/I] on the main unit to switch the unit to standby mode. Now press [Í/I] The unit switches to standby for safety reasons. Wait for on the main unit again to turn the unit on. about 30 minutes until the message disappears.
  • Page 96: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting guide Before requesting service, make the following checks. If Displays the problem still persists, consult your dealer for instructions. The display is dim. Updating to the latest software (firmware) may solve the problem. ( Change “Unit’s Display”. ( The following do not indicate a problem with this unit: “0:00”...
  • Page 97: Sound

    There is a lot of image lag when playing Sound video. No sound. Set “HD optimizer” in the Picture menu to “Off”. ( Distorted sound. Set “Audio Delay”. ( Check the connections or amplifier’s settings. ( 12, 16) The images from this unit do not appear on Press [AUDIO] to select the audio.
  • Page 98: Recording, Timer Recording And Copying

    Troubleshooting guide Recording, timer recording and Play copying Cannot playback. Cannot record. The disc is dirty, scratched or marked. ( 103) You tried to play a +RW that needs to have a Top Menu Cannot copy. on the equipment used for recording. Some broadcasts are copyright protected.
  • Page 99: Edit

    Cannot play the disc on other players. [BD-RE] [BD-R] Titles may not playback on other Blu-ray This unit does not recognize the USB Disc player. connection correctly. [-R] [-R]DL] [-RW‹V›] [+R] [+R]DL] [+RW] The disc must be finalised or have a Top Menu created after recording or If USB device is connected to this unit while playing a copying ( 69).
  • Page 100: Tv Guide

    Troubleshooting guide TV Guide VIERA Link The TV Guide System does not receive any VIERA Link doesn’t work. data. Some functions may not work depending on the version of “HDAVI Control” of the connected equipment. This unit If signal quality is bad (ghost images or limited supports “HDAVI Control 5”...
  • Page 101: Regarding Divx

    Regarding DivX Reference ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: ® DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This ® is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. Visit for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX video. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: ®...
  • Page 102: Unit Care

    Unit care Setup precautions ∫ Indemnity concerning recorded content Panasonic does not accept any responsibility for damages directly or indirectly due to any type of problems that result ≥Place the unit on a surface that is flat and not subject in loss of recording or edited content (data), and does not to vibration or impact.
  • Page 103: Media Handling

    HDD (Hard disk drive) handling care Media handling ∫ How to hold a disc or SD card The HDD is a high precision recording instrument and because of its long recording capability and high speed Do not touch the recorded surface or the terminal surface. operation it is a very special device that is easily susceptible to damage.
  • Page 104: Operations That Can Be Performed Simultaneously

    Operations that can be performed simultaneously Operations that can be performed while recording or copying a title (≤: Possible, –: Impossible) Playback of Playback of Playback of Playback of Playback of music discs SD Card photo recorded on While recording programme –...
  • Page 105: Starting The Timer Recording While Executing Other Operation

    Starting the timer recording while executing other operation (≤: Possible, –: Impossible) Starting of the timer Starting of the timer Executing operation Executing operation recording recording Recording the title Executing “Flexible Recording via AV §1 ≤ ≤ input” §4 Playing the title Executing PAUSE LIVE TV/REWIND §2, 3 ≤...
  • Page 106: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications are subject to change without notice. ∫ Audio ∫ General Recording system: Dolby Digital (2ch) (XP, SP, LP, EP mode) Dimensions (WkHkD): Dolby Digital (Max 5.1ch) [BWT800] 430 mmk66 mmk238 mm (DR, HG, HX, HE, HL, HM mode) [BWT700] 430 mmk59 mmk238 mm HE-AAC (2ch) (DR mode)
  • Page 107 ∫ Recordable discs ∫ Region code BD-RE (SL/DL): 1-2X SPEED (Ver. 2.1) DVD: BD-R (SL/DL): 1-2X SPEED (Ver. 1.1), Region B 1-4X SPEED (Ver. 1.2), 1-6X SPEED (Ver. 1.3), ∫ Playable discs 1-2X SPEED LTH type (Ver. 1.2), BD-Video (Blu-ray 3D, BD-Live) 1-6X SPEED LTH type (Ver.
  • Page 108: Audio Information

    Specifications About JPEG/MPO/MP3/DivX/ Audio information MKV/MPEG2/AVCHD files The audio output differs depending on which terminals are connected to the amplifier/receiver, and the setting on this ∫ JPEG/MPO unit. ( 84, Digital Audio Output) Playable media: HDD, BD-RE (SL/DL), DVD-RAM, ≥The number of channels listed is the maximum possible DVD-R, DVD-R DL, CD-R, CD-RW, number of output channels when connected to SD Card, USB device...
  • Page 109 DivX Certified to play DivX video up to HD 1080p, SD-Video format used on Standard Definition §3 including premium content. Camera (Panasonic and some other’s) GMC (Global Motion Compensation) is not supported. Video Recording conversion and transfer is possible §1 from SD card to HDD or DVD-RAM disc.
  • Page 110: Recording Modes And Approximate Recording Times

    Specifications Recording modes and approximate recording times Depending on the content being recorded, the recording time may become shorter than indicated. ∫ DR mode Recording Mode [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] Single Layer Dual Layer [BWT800] [BWT700] (1 TB) (500 GB) (25 GB) (50 GB) DR (HD quality) 140 hours...
  • Page 111: Maximum Number Of Titles That Can Be Recorded

    ∫ Other recording modes Recording [HDD] [BD-RE] [BD-R] [RAM] [-R] [-R]DL] Mode [-RW‹V›] [+R]DL] Single Dual Layer Single- Double- [BWT800] [BWT700] (8.5 GB) [+R] Layer sided sided (1 TB) (500 GB) (50 GB) [+RW] (25 GB) (4.7 GB) (9.4 GB) (4.7 GB) 157 hours 78 hours...
  • Page 112: Licenses

    Licenses “AVCHD” and the “AVCHD” logo are trademarks of Panasonic Gracenote ® Corporate Description Corporation and Sony Corporation. Music and video recognition technology and related data are ® provided by Gracenote . Gracenote is the industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery. For more DivX ®...
  • Page 113 MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Corporation in the United States and other countries. At least three (3) years from delivery of products, Panasonic will give to any third party who contacts us at the contact information provided YouTube and Picasa are trademarks of Google, Inc.
  • Page 114: Limited Warranty

    Panasonic Customer Care Centre. If the failure in the product is not a major failure then Panasonic may choose to repair or replace the product and will do so in a reasonable period of time from receiving notice from you.
  • Page 115: Glossary

    A process that makes play of a recorded CD-R, CD-RW, Additionally, You can enjoy viewing video, photos and music DVD-R, etc. possible on equipment that can play such saved on a DLNA Certified media server and Panasonic media. You can finalise BD-R, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW DLNA compatible recorders.
  • Page 116 Glossary Sampling frequency JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Sampling is the process of converting the heights of sound This is a system used for compressing/decoding colour still wave (analog signal) samples taken at set periods into digits pictures. If you select JPEG as the storage system on digital (digital encoding).
  • Page 117: Index

    Index Delete all titles Disc ........68 Amplifier (Connection) HDD .
  • Page 118 Index Network easy setting ..... 21, 87 HD Video (AVCHD) ......109 Copy .
  • Page 119 Recording Teletext ........28 ........25, 85 Aspect .
  • Page 120 This symbol is only valid in the European Union. If you wish to discard this product, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal. (Inside of product) Panasonic Corporation Web Site: VQT3C14 © Panasonic Corporation 2011 F0211MD0...

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