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Yamaha BD-S477 Owner's Manual

Yamaha BD-S477 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Blu-ray Disc Player Lecteur Blu-ray Disc BD-S477 Owner’s Manual Mode d’emploi...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the applicable safety instructions listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference. Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings.
  • Page 3 - and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, Yamaha and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid prolonged exposure from excessive volume levels.
  • Page 4 FCC WARNING Change or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. NOTICE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 5 DANGER Yamaha will not be held responsible for any damage resulting This unit emits visible laser radiation when open. Avoid from use of this unit with a voltage other than specified.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1. Introduction 5. Additional information What you can do with this Player ..... 2 Troubleshooting ..........35 Wide variety of supported discs and file formats ... 2 Power ................35 Enhanced network features..........2 Basic operation.............. 35 Easy setup and operations..........2 Disc playback..............
  • Page 7: Introduction

    INTRODUCTION What you can do with this Player Various discs Network streaming contents USB contents Wireless network (WPS supported) PC/NAS contents (DLNA) Smartphone contents (Miracast) ■ Wide variety of supported discs and file formats – Blu-ray Disc™, DVDs and CDs (p. 20) –...
  • Page 8: About Discs And Files

    About discs and files ■ Types of discs/files that can be Region management information for used with this Player Blu-ray Disc/DVD videos – 12 cm (5”) and 8 cm (3”) discs can be played back in – Blu-ray Disc/DVD video players and discs have this Player.
  • Page 9: Loading A Disc

    – The disc load time may vary depending on the disc. – Never use commercially available cleaning discs. The use of these discs can damage the lens. – Request the nearest service center approved by Yamaha to clean the lens.
  • Page 10: Cinavia Technology

    About discs and files ■ Cinavia technology – Cinavia technology is a part of the content protection system included in your Blu-ray Disc Player. Note – The following messages may be displayed and playback stopped or audio outputs temporarily muted by your Blu-ray Disc player if you are playing an unauthorized copy of content that is protected by Cinavia technology.
  • Page 11: Controls And Functions

    Controls and functions ■ Front panel (On/Standby) (Eject) Turns this Player on/Sets to standby mode. Opens/Closes the disc tray. Press and hold on the front panel for more than 5 (Play/Pause) seconds to reset this Player (system reset). Starts or pauses a playback. 2 Disc tray door (Stop) 3 Front panel display...
  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Controls and functions ■ Remote control 6 2ND AUDIO : Selects the secondary audio of the Picture in Picture (p. 23) or audio commentaries. The Note Secondary Audio Mark ( ) is displayed on the screen when this function is available (p. 31). You can –...
  • Page 13 Controls and functions C Control buttons VIDEO MUSIC PHOTO : Stops playback. : Pauses playback. : Plays back contents. : Skips backward/forward. MIRACAST SUBTITLE AUDIO AUDIO HOME VIDEO MUSIC TOP MENU POP-UP/MENU Searches backward/forward. The search speed will change each time you press the button (search backward/forward: 5 steps each).
  • Page 14 Controls and functions Loading the batteries in the remote Approximate operating range of control remote control Remote control sensor 30° 30° 6 m (20 ft) Notes – Change both batteries when the operation range of the remote control decreases. – Use AAA, R03, UM-4 batteries. –...
  • Page 15: Connection

    CONNECTION Video/audio connections Make the corresponding video/audio cable connections depending on the equipment you want to use. Hints – See page 32 for information on the audio/video output formats. – Prepare commercially available cables required for connections. The type and number of cables you need vary depending on the equipment to be connected.
  • Page 16: Connecting To A Tv Via An Av Receiver

    Video/audio connections ■ Connecting to a TV via an AV ■ Connecting to a TV directly receiver Connect this Player to the TV with an HDMI cable. Connect this Player to the AV receiver and the AV receiver to the TV with HDMI cables. For details on speaker connections, refer to the owner’s manuals of the AV receiver and speakers.
  • Page 17: Network Connection

    Network connection By connecting this Player to the network (wireless or wired), you can use the following features. – Playing back DLNA server (PC or NAS) contents (p. 16) – Playing back various network service contents (p. 18) – Playing BD-Live compatible discs (p. 22) –...
  • Page 18: Dlna Server Setup

    Network connection ■ DLNA server setup By using DLNA, you can share multimedia contents (such as videos, music and photos) stored on your DLNA server (PC or NAS) connected to your network, and enjoy those contents with this Player. In addition, you can use your mobile device (such as a smartphone and a tablet) as a wireless controller to operate this Player through the network.
  • Page 19: Usb Connection

    USB memory device (p. 16). Notes – Yamaha cannot guarantee that all brands’ USB memory devices will operate with this Player. – Connect a USB memory device to one of the USB connectors (front/rear) of this Player when using BD-Live feature (p.
  • Page 20: Playback

    PLAYBACK Initial settings ■ Setting with the Easy Setup 3 Press 2/3 to select Yes, then press ENTER. Easy Setup allows you to set language, resolution, and screen aspect ratio easily. Easy Setup screen is displayed when you turn this Player on for the first time after purchase.
  • Page 21: Home Menu

    HOME menu The HOME menu allows you to perform the following basic operations of this Player. – Browsing and playing multi-media files on various discs, USB memory devices and your DLNA servers (PC or NAS) – Accessing to various network services (p. 18) –...
  • Page 22 HOME menu Note Operations for viewing photos – Note that the only the file type selected on this step While viewing photos, the buttons on the remote control will be displayed in the following step. For example, work as shown below. if you selected Photo folder in this step, only photo : Stops slide show and returns to the file browser.
  • Page 23: Using Network Services

    – Some content may only be available for specific countries and may be presented in specific languages. – Yamaha does not represent or warrant that content services will continue to be provided or available for a particular period of time, and any such warranty, express or implied, is disclaimed.
  • Page 24: Enjoying Smartphone Pictures And Videos On The Tv Screen (Miracast™)

    Player from it. AV CONTROLLER – You can control the basic functions of Yamaha Blu-ray Disc™ players such as Play, Pause, Skip, Power and cursor navigations. – The application “AV CONTROLLER” is available in many languages.
  • Page 25: Advanced Playback Operation

    Advanced playback operation This chapter explains playback of commercially available Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, CDs, and recorded DVD-RW/R – Normal discs. – Shuffle CH (chapter) – Shuffle TT (title) Note – Shuffle All – Random CH (chapter) – For the basic playback operation, see page 7. –...
  • Page 26: Status Menu

    Advanced playback operation ■ Status menu MUSIC This shows various settings, such as subtitles, angle Example: Icons when playing a music file settings and the title/chapter/track number currently played back. To display status menu, press STATUS. Status menu contains following menus. VIDEO Example: Icons when playing a Blu-ray Disc (Playback status)
  • Page 27: Program Play

    Advanced playback operation ■ Program play ■ Using Search VIDEO MUSIC PHOTO This allows you to program playback order of audio disc tracks or DVD chapters. This allows you to jump to the specified point during Press PROGRAM during playback to display the playback.
  • Page 28: Using Picture In Picture Function (Secondary Audio/Video Playback)

    ■ Using Picture in Picture function Notes (secondary audio/video playback) – Yamaha cannot guarantee that all brands’ USB BD-Video that includes secondary audio and video memory devices will operate with this Player. compatible with Picture in Picture can be played back –...
  • Page 29: Settings

    SETTINGS SETUP menu The SETUP menu enables various audio/visual settings and adjustments for functions using the remote control unit. Menu/Submenu Item Function Page System Auto Power Sets the power-saving function to on/off. Standby HDMI Control Sets this Player to receive control signal from the remote control of your TV/AV receiver.
  • Page 30 SETUP menu Menu/Submenu Item Function Page TV Screen Sets the screen aspect ratio of the connected TV, and adjust the video output. HDMI Resolution Selects the HDMI video output resolution. TV System Selects the TV System from NTSC/PAL/Multi. Display Setting Color Space Selects Color Space from YCbCr 4:4:4/YCbCr 4:2:2/Full RGB/RGB.
  • Page 31: Example Of Setup Menu Operation

    SETUP menu ■ Example of SETUP menu 4. Select a desired setting. operation Press 5/a to select On or Off, then press ENTER. You need to call up the SETUP menu screen to perform settings for this Player. The following is the explanation for basic operations of the SETUP menu.
  • Page 32: General Setting

    SETUP menu ■ General Setting Load Default You can reset all settings of this Player to default setting except Security setting (p. 28). For details on default settings, see pages 24–31. Upgrade The default settings are marked with “ ”. You can upgrade the software manually from USB Storage or Network.
  • Page 33 SETUP menu Country Code Playback You can set the Country Code you live in. The password (see “Change Password” on p. 28) needs to be entered Disc Auto Playback before the Country Code is set. This setting may be used You can set Disc Auto Playback to on/off.
  • Page 34: Display Setting

    MAC addresses of the network devices changes, you will have to change the TV Screen setting. that will be permitted access to this Player. This Player employs Yamaha Network Control protocol (YNC). 16:9 Full Select this when this Player is connected to a TV with a 16:9 screen.
  • Page 35 SETUP menu HDMI Resolution HDMI 1080p 24Hz You can select the HDMI video output resolution. For This outputs the BD-Video encoded in 24Hz frame rate in more details on output formats, refer to “About the HDMI HDMI 1080p 24Hz. Smoother video playback may be video output formats”...
  • Page 36: Audio Setting

    SETUP menu ■ Audio Setting ■ System Information Software version and MAC address (p. 39) are displayed. The default settings are marked with “ ”. Audio Output HDMI You can select the output mode of HDMI terminal. For more details on output formats, refer to “About the audio output formats”...
  • Page 37: About The Audio Output Formats

    SETUP menu ■ About the audio output formats HDMI Source format Bitstream Reencode PCM 2ch Dolby Digital with SA or BCS PCM 2ch PCM 2ch without SA or BCS PCM 5.1ch Dolby Digital with SA or BCS PCM 5.1ch PCM 5.1ch without SA or BCS PCM 7.1ch Dolby Digital...
  • Page 38: About The Hdmi Video Output Formats

    SETUP menu ■ About the HDMI video output formats When TV System is set to NTSC HDMI Resolution Contents Auto Disc Native 1080p 1080i 720p 480p/576p 480i/576i BD-Video with 1080p 24Hz/ 1080p 24Hz 1080i 60Hz 720p 60Hz 480p 480i 1080p/24Hz content 60Hz BD-Video without 1080p 60Hz...
  • Page 39: Software Upgrade

    Player to the latest version periodically. To check for the availability of a software upgrade, visit Note – Do not remove the USB memory device, set this Player to standby mode or unplug the power cable/network cable while the software upgrade is being performed.
  • Page 40: Additional Information

    Refer to the table below when this Player does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, turn off this Player, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center. ■ Power...
  • Page 41: Picture

    Troubleshooting ■ Picture Problem Possible causes and solutions No picture. – Make sure that the cables are connected correctly. (p. 10) – Make sure that the connected TV or the AV receiver is set to the correct input. – With no disc inserted, or playback stopped, press and hold the front panel simultaneously to set video resolution to the default value.
  • Page 42: Messages On The Screen

    Troubleshooting Problem Possible causes and solutions Cannot download BD-Live contents. – Verify that this Player can connect to the Internet normally. Refer to “Connection Test”. (p. 28) – Connect USB memory device properly. Check that the USB memory device is connected to the USB connector of this Player.
  • Page 43: Glossary

    Glossary AVCHD DLNA AVCHD is a new format (standard) for high definition DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) provides easy video cameras that can be used to record and play high- sharing of digital media through network in the home, resolution HD images. and you can enjoy digital contents stored on your DLNA-server-software-installed PC or other DLNA BD-Live™...
  • Page 44: Specifications

    Specifications HDMI Mac address HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is an The Mac address is a unique value assigned to a network interface that supports both video and audio on a single device for identification purposes. digital connection. The HDMI connection carries Pan Scan (PS 4:3) A screen size that cuts off the sides of the image to allow standard to high definition video signals and multi-...
  • Page 45: Copyright

    Specifications ■ Copyright Note – Audio-visual material may consist of copyrighted works which must not be recorded without the Java is a registered trademark of Oracle and/or its authority of the owner of the copyright. Refer to affiliates. relevant laws in your country. DLNA™...
  • Page 46: Index

    Index ■ Numerics IP Setting, SETUP menu ......28 Subtitle, SETUP menu ......27 System Information, SETUP menu ..31 2ND AUDIO, remote control ....7 ■ System, SETUP menu ......27 ■ Language, SETUP menu ......27 ■ Last Memory, SETUP menu ....28 Angle Mark, SETUP menu ....28 Load Default, SETUP menu ....27 Time, On Screen menu ......
  • Page 47: Information About Third Party Software Licenses

    Information about third party software licenses This product incorporates the following third party software. For information (copyright, etc) about each software, please read the terms and conditions stated below. By using this product, you will be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions.
  • Page 48 It is not the purpose of this section to induce you to infringe any patents or other The hypothetical commands ‘show w’ and ‘show c’ should show the appropriate parts property right claims or to contest validity of any such claims; this section has the sole of the General Public License.
  • Page 49 To “convey” a work means any kind of propagation that enables other parties to make A compilation of a covered work with other separate and independent works, which or receive copies. Mere interaction with a user through a computer network, with no are not by their nature extensions of the covered work, and which are not combined transfer of a copy, is not conveying.
  • Page 50 c) Prohibiting misrepresentation of the origin of that material, or requiring that If you convey a covered work, knowingly relying on a patent license, and the modified versions of such material be marked in reasonable ways as different from the Corresponding Source of the work is not available for anyone to copy, free of charge original version;...
  • Page 51 END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS You have permission to propagate a work of Target Code formed by combining the Runtime Library with Independent Modules, even if such propagation would otherwise How to Apply These Terms to Your New Programs violate the terms of GPLv3, provided that all Target Code was generated by Eligible Compilation Processes.
  • Page 52 GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE 5. A program that contains no derivative of any portion of the Library, but is designed to work with the Library by being compiled or linked with it, is called a “work that TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND uses the Library”.
  • Page 53 10. Each time you redistribute the Library (or any work based on the Library), the This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms recipient automatically receives a license from the original licensor to copy, of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software distribute, link with or modify the Library subject to these terms and conditions.
  • Page 54 The precise terms and conditions for copying, distribution and modification follow. Pay 5. A program that contains no derivative of any portion of the Library, but is designed close attention to the difference between a “work based on the library” and a “work that to work with the Library by being compiled or linked with it, is called a “work that uses uses the library”.
  • Page 55 ■ About bison_parser It is not the purpose of this section to induce you to infringe any patents or other property right claims or to contest validity of any such claims; this section has the sole purpose of protecting the integrity of the free software distribution system which is Conditions for Using Bison implemented by public license practices.
  • Page 57 ■ About protobuf 1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not claim that you wrote the original software. If you use this software in a product, an Copyright © 2008, Google Inc. All rights reserved. acknowledgment in the product documentation would be appreciated but is not required.
  • Page 58 Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display permitted provided that the following conditions are met: the following acknowledgement: “This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young 1.
  • Page 60 All Rights Reserved except as specified below. For the purposes of this copyright and license, “Contributing Authors” is defined as the following set of individuals: Permission is hereby granted to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software (or portions thereof) for any purpose, without fee, subject to these conditions: Andreas Dilger (1) If any part of the source code for this software is distributed, then this README file Dave Martindale...
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