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LG BP240 Owner's Manual

LG BP240 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 : MFL68023304


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  • Page 1: Dvd Player

    OWNER’S MANUAL Blu-ray Disc™/ DVD Player Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future reference. BP240 BP240D P/NO : MFL68023304...
  • Page 2 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 SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO CAUTION concerning the Power Cord USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
  • Page 3 Getting Started Disposal of waste batteries/accumulators This device is equipped with a portable battery or accumulator. 1. When this crossed-out wheeled Safety way to remove the battery or the bin symbol is attached to batteries/ battery from the equipment: Remove the accumulators of Your product it means old battery or battery pack, follow the steps they are covered by European Directive...
  • Page 4: Notes On Copyrights

    Getting Started Notes on Copyrights LG Electronics hereby declares that this/these product(s) is/are y Because AACS (Advanced Access Content in compliance with the essential System) is approved as content protection requirements and other relevant provisions of system for Blu-ray Disc format, similar to use of...
  • Page 5 Getting Started Important Notice for TV color system The color system of this player differs according to currently playing discs. For example, when the player plays the disc recorded in the NTSC color system, the image is output as an NTSC signal. Only the multi system color TV can receive all signals output from the player.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents Operating Home Menu Display – Using [HOME] menu Playing the Linked Devices Getting Started – Playing a Disc – Playing a file on disc/USB device Safety Information – Playing a file on Android device Introduction General Playback –...
  • Page 7 Table of Contents Appendix Controlling a TV with the Supplied Remote Control – Setting up the remote to control your Additional Information – File requirement – AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) – Certain system requirements – Compatibility notes Audio Output Specifications Area Code List Language Code List Trademarks and Licenses...
  • 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 Video, Audio or Photo files.
  • Page 9: About The "7" Symbol Display

    [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)
  • 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 Power Indicator e 1/! (POWER) c Remote Sensor f USB Port Rear Panel a DC IN 12V (AC adapter input) b HDMI OUT...
  • Page 12: Connecting

    Connecting Connecting the AC Connecting to your TV Adapter If you have an HDMI TV or monitor, you can connect it to this player using an HDMI cable (Type Connect the unit to the power supply with the A, High Speed HDMI™ Cable). Connect the HDMI supplied AC adapter.
  • Page 13: What Is Simplink

    Some functions of this unit are controlled by the - Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and TV’s remote control when this unit and LG TV’s with this player. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI SIMPLINK are connected through HDMI connection.
  • Page 14: Resolution Setting

    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.
  • Page 15: 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 40).
  • Page 16: System Setting

    System Setting Initial Setup Settings When you turn on the unit for the first time, the Adjust the setup settings initial setup wizard appears on the screen. Set the display language on the initial setup wizard. You can change the settings of the player in the 1.
  • Page 17: [Display] Menu

    System Setting [DISPLAY] menu Resolution Sets the output resolution of the HDMI video signal. TV Aspect Ratio Refer to page 14 for details about the resolution setting. Select a TV aspect ratio option according to your TV type. [Auto] [4:3 Letter Box] If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to TVs providing display information (EDID), Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected.
  • Page 18: [Language] Menu

    System Setting [LANGUAGE] menu HDMI Color Setting Select the type of output from the HDMI OUT jack. Display Menu For this setting, please refer to the manuals of your display device. Select a language for the [Settings] menu and on- screen display.
  • Page 19: [Audio] Menu

    System Setting [AUDIO] menu Sampling Freq. (Digital Audio Output) Each disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the player’s Audio options according to the type of [48 kHz] audio system you use. Select this if your A/V Receiver or Amplifier is Note not capable of handling 192 kHz and 96 kHz Since many factors affect the type of audio...
  • Page 20: [Lock] Menu

    System Setting [LOCK] menu DVD Rating Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their The [LOCK] settings affect only Blu-ray Disc and content. (Not all discs are rated.) DVD playback. To access the any features in [LOCK] settings, you [Unlock] must enter the 4-digit security code you have If you select [Unlock], parental control is not created.
  • Page 21: [Others] Menu

    System Setting [OTHERS] menu Auto Power Off The screen saver appears when you leave the DivX® VOD player in Stop mode for about five minutes. If you set this option to [On], the unit automatically ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video turns off within 15 minutes since the Screen Saver format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi is displayed.
  • Page 22: Operating

    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 23: Playing A File On Disc/Usb Device

    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 Blu-ray contents, only FAT32 format is This player can play video, audio and photo files supported.
  • Page 24: Playing A File On Android Device

    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 25: General Playback

    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) during slide show. Press Z (STOP) during playback.
  • Page 26: 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 27: On-Screen Display

    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).
  • Page 28: To Control Photo View

    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 29: Advanced Playback

    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 30: Selecting A Subtitle Language

    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 (b). camera angles, you can change to a different camera angle during playback.
  • Page 31: 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 32: 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 33: Listening To Music During Slide Show

    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 34: 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 35: 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 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
  • Page 36: Setting Up Remote To Control Tv

    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 37: Additional Information

    Appendix Additional Information File requirement Video files File File Codec Format Audio Format Subtitle Location Extension “.avi”, “.divx”, “.mpg”, DIVX 3.11, Dolby Digital, SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI (.smi), “.mpeg”, “.mkv”, DIVX4, DIVX5, DTS, MP3, SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), “.mp4”, “.asf”, “.wmv”, DIVX6 (standard WMA, AC3, MicroDVD (.sub/.txt), VobSub...
  • Page 38: Avchd

    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 39: Certain System Requirements

    Appendix Certain system requirements Compatibility notes For high definition video playback: y Because BD-ROM is a new format, certain disc, digital connection and other compatibility issues y High definition display that has HDMI input jack. are possible. If you experience compatibility y BD-ROM disc with high definition content.
  • Page 40: 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 41: 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 42: 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 43: Trademarks And Licenses

    Appendix Trademarks and Licenses For DTS patents, see Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™, BONUSVIEW™ and together are registered trademarks, and DTS the logos are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc 2.0+Digital Out is a trademark of DTS, Inc.
  • Page 44 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 45: Specifications

    Appendix Specifications General Power requirements Refer to main label on the rear panel. AC adapter WA-12M12FG Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 270 x 39 x 198 mm Net Weight (Approx.) 0.84 kg Operating temperature 5 °C - 35 °C Operating humidity 5 % - 90 % Outputs...
  • Page 46: 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.

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