Playing from an USB device
You can connect and play tracks or files from USB mass
storage class devices (
Devices which are defined as USB mass storage class:
–USB devices that support bulk only transfer.
≥Before connecting any USB mass storage device to the
unit, ensure that the data stored therein has been
≥It is not recommended to use a USB extension cable.
The USB device connected using the cable will not be
recognised by this unit.
Connect the USB device (not supplied) to the
USB port (
When you press [EXT-IN]4 to select "USB", this
unit automatically starts playing the contents in
the USB device.
≥To playback a selected item, press [∫ STOP]5 and
refer to "Playing from the selected item" (
≥For other operating functions, they are similar to those
described in "Playing Discs" (
≥Maximum: 259 folders (excluding Root folder), 2600 files, 16
characters for file/folder name.
≥Only one memory card will be selected when connecting a
multiport USB card reader. Typically the first memory card
Changing the player settings
Press [DVD]4 to select "DVD/CD".
Press [START]B to show the START menu.
Press [3, 4]8 to select "Setup" and press
Press [3, 4]8 to select menu and press [OK]8.
Press [3, 4]8 to select the item and press
Press [3, 4]8 to make the settings and press
≥To return to the previous screen, press [RETURN]D.
≥To exit the screen, press [START]B.
≥The settings remain intact even if you switch the unit to
≥Boxed items are the factory settings in the following
13 to 15).
Choose the language for the on-screen messages.
Choose the audio language.
Choose the subtitle language.
Choose the language for disc menus.
§ Some discs start in a certain language despite any
changes you make here.
When the selected language is not available on the
disc, the default language is played. There are discs
where you can only switch the language from the menu
screen ( 13).
Subtitle Text [DivX]
Select a suitable item according to the language used for
DivX subtitles text (
Choose the setting to suit your TV.
≥[16:9]: Widescreen TV (16:9)
≥4:3: Regular aspect TV (4:3)
The sides of the widescreen picture are
cut off so it fills the screen (unless
prohibited by the disc).
≥4:3 Letterbox: Regular aspect TV (4:3)
Widescreen picture is shown in the
When connected with a Plasma display, adjust if you
notice the audio is out of sync with the video.
When using VIERA Link "HDAVI Control" with
"HDAVI Control 3 or later" compatible TV (
Audio and video will automatically be set in sync.
Choose the appropriate output source when connecting
to a TV (
≥NTSC: When connected to an NTSC TV.
22, Video systems).
When connected to a PAL TV.
Selects the original output source when playing
PAL or NTSC discs.