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GOLDMUND Metis 30
Universal Player

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    USER MANUAL GOLDMUND Metis 30 Universal Player...
  • Page 2 INTRODUCTION GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player Goldmund was founded in 1978 and has ever since been dedicated to the accurate reproduction of sound and image. At Goldmund, we strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry’s most advanced technologies, including audio and video systems, home-...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents FEATURES & COMPATIBILITY UNPACKING CHOICE OF THE PLAYER LOCATION POWER CONNECTION BACK PANEL CABLE CONNECTIONS BASIC OPERATIONS SETTINGS CHANGING REGIONS CLEANING MAINTENANCE TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS REMOTE CONTROL GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 4 No connection or manipulation may be done before reading these instructions. Damage to the universal player may result if the following instructions are not understood and applied. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 5: Features & Compatibility

    FEATURES & COMPATIBILITY COMPATIBILITY Please note that the Goldmund Metis 30 is equipped with an Oppo player that is compatible with the following formats: High Definition (HD) movie and music discs - BD-ROM and BD-RE/BD-R discs in BDMV and BDAV mode, including 8cm discs.
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    FEATURES & COMPATIBILITY (Ctd.) ABOUT YOUR METIS 30 PLAYER Thanks to its HDMI connectors the Metis 30 Universal player is the perfect companion to your multichannel audio system. However, if you wish to use your player with a converter or a pre-amplifier, Goldmund recommends the Goldmund Mimesis 15 acoustic processor or the Metis 8 pre-amplifier.
  • Page 7: Choice Of The Player Location

    It can support both 50 and 60 Hz AC line. Plug the AC power cord to the back of the Metis 30 and in a wall socket. Switch the back power switch to “ON”. The front display will light up as soon as you will press “OPEN”...
  • Page 8: Back Panel Cable Connections

    BACK PANEL CABLE CONNECTIONS VIDEO CONNECTIONS The Metis 30 offers 2 HDMI output connectors. We recommend using the HDMI 1 for the video and the output HDMI 2 for the audio signal. This configuration is required to offer the best video quality.
  • Page 9 D/A converter or the preamplifier. The very accurate signal provided by the Metis 30 can easily be ruined by an imperfect connection. Use a lineal "Goldmund Lineal" cable from the digital coaxial output if you want to achieve the most accurate jitter-free connection for player playback.
  • Page 10: Basic Operations

    • This unit consumes a tiny amount of power even when it is turned off to STANDBY mode. If it is not to be used for a long time, unplug it from the household AC outlet. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 11 2. Press the REV button on the remote control and the player starts fast reverse and a progress scale may be playback. Each press of the REV button switches the playback speed in the following displayed by the disc. sequence: GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 12 REV button switches the playback speed in the following sequence: NOTE Certain Blu-ray Discs utilizing the BD-Java technology may not support slow playback. 4. To exit the slow playback mode, press the PLAY button. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 13 3. Navigate the menu using the ARROW buttons, and then press the ENTER button to make the selection. 4. Press the RETURN button to return to the previous menu. The return location varies by disc. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 14 CD and SACD: tracks, language, format, channels. •Subtitle information: current and totally available number of subtitle tracks and language. •Video format information: encoding type, frame rate and original aspect ratio. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 15 2. Repeat pressing the AUDIO button to circle through all available language or stereo contents, the AUDIO audio tracks. button can be used to switch between the two formats. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 16 2. Press the ANGLE button on the remote control to select the desired playing angle. •The angle mark 3. To resume normal playback, repeat pressing the ANGLE button until the default screen can be turned off using angle is displayed. the Setup Menu of the player. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 17 PIP and SAP buttons. Certain discs can ignore or override the remote control commands. • The PIP and SAP Marks on the screen can be turned off using the Setup Menu of the player. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 18 In addition to playing standard disc-based formats such as Blu-ray Disc, DVD, CD and SACD, the Goldmund Metis 30 Universal player can play media files. You can enjoy digital music, movies and photos stored on an optical disc (recordable CD or DVD).
  • Page 19: Settings

    SETTINGS The Setup Menu of the Metis 30 player presents many setup and configuration options. For most users, the default configuration will be sufficient and will not require any changes to the settings. However if you need to configure the player to perfectly match your home theater settings and viewing preferences, please refer to the following sections for details about each configuration option.
  • Page 20 To ensure proper saving of the SETUP menu settings, please turn off the player and turn it back on after you make major changes to the SETUP menu options. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 21 If your preferred language is not listed in the Audio, Subtitle or Disc Menu options, select “Other” and enter the Language Code which will be delivered by your Goldmund dealer. Parental Control: To set parental control ratings in order to prevent minors from watching inappropriate content.
  • Page 22 CD or SACD automatically. When auto play mode is turn on, these discs will start playing upon insertion into the player. When auto play mode is turned off, the player will wait for the user to start playback by pressing the PLAY button. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 23 4:3 materials will be to correct the “TV System” displayed with black borders on both sides in order to maintain the original setting. 4:3 aspect ratio. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 24 24Hz frame rate, the same number of frames per second as the original theatrical film. If the TV properly supports 1080p 24Hz, smoother motion can be achieved by enabling 1080p24 Output for such discs. The available options are: GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 25 • Off – The screen saver will not be activated. Use this option if your TV does not have a burn-in issue. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 26 De-interlacing Mode: To select the type of de-interlacing algorithm that the player should use to convert interlaced video on a DVD or Blu-ray Disc to progressive output. The Goldmund Metis 30 utilizes the Precision De-interlacing™ technology from VRS™ (Video Reference Series) by Anchor Bay for its HDMI output. A proper de-interlacing mode will ensure the output video matches the original contents and is free of de-interlacing artifacts.
  • Page 27 CUE is caused by improper decoding and de-interlacing of MPEG encoded video. The Metis 30 is free of the CUE problem. ICP is caused by the encoding process for interlaced video, so you may encounter it on some DVD and Blu-ray Discs. The CUE-Correction function can detect and filter out the errors.
  • Page 28 On – The video screen will be split in half. The left side demonstrates the result of the VRS™ video processing, and the right side shows video without the help VRS video processing. • Off (default) – Normal viewing mode. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 29 • Press the LEFT/RIGHT ARROW buttons to adjust delay. The audio delay can be adjusted in 10ms steps. • Press the ENTER button to confirm the new A/V Sync setting and return to the Audio Processing Setup Menu. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 30: Changing Regions

    CHANGING REGIONS By default, your player is set on Region free for DVD & Zone A for Blu-Ray. Switching between the regions is done by using the original remote of the Metis 30 player: To set the Blu-Ray Zones to A, B or C: Turn ON the player without any disc inside and wait until “No Disc”...
  • Page 31: Maintenance

    WARNING! Always turn the power off before cleaning your player. There are no user serviceable parts inside the Metis 30. Unauthorized servicing or alteration invalidates the manufacturer’s warranty. All requests relating to product servicing and operation should be referred to the local authorized retailer supplying and supporting your Goldmund equipment.
  • Page 32 Information and product specifications contained in this manual are subject to change without prior notice. Updated versions of this manual will be posted on our website at www.goldmund.com. Please visit our support page at http://www.goldmund.com/support/register register your Goldmund product for warranty. GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...
  • Page 33: Remote Control

    The default is “Code 1”. To check the selection code, open the battery compartment cover of the remote control, and then use a ball point pen to flip the switch to “1”. Close battery compartment cover. REVA GOLDMUND METIS 30 – Universal Player -...