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Sony BDP-S5500 Operating Instructions Manual

Sony blu-ray disc/dvd player operating instructions
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Blu-ray Disc™ /
DVD Player
Operating Instructions
Thank you for your purchase. Before using this
player, please read these instruction carefully.
Getting Started
Settings and Adjustments
Additional Information



  Summary of Contents for Sony BDP-S5500

  • Page 1 4-549-800-11(2) Blu-ray Disc™ / Getting Started DVD Player Playback Internet Operating Instructions Settings and Adjustments Thank you for your purchase. Before using this player, please read these instruction carefully. Additional Information BDP-S5500/BDP-S4500/BDP-S1500...
  • Page 2: Warning

    Never use the plug without the fuse cover. If you should lose the The mains lead must be changed only at a fuse cover, please contact your nearest Sony qualified service shop. service station.
  • Page 3 This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato- ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. Inquiries related to product compliance based on European Union legislation shall be addressed to the authorized...
  • Page 4: Precautions

    • Do not place heavy or unstable objects on Precautions the player. • Do not place any objects other than discs on the disc tray. Doing so may cause damage to This equipment has been tested and found to the player or the object. comply with the limits set out in the EMC •...
  • Page 5 Your ears and the speakers may be (such as eye strain, fatigue, or nausea) while damaged when the sound level reaches the watching 3D video images. Sony recommends peak. that all viewers take regular breaks while watching 3D video images. The length and...
  • Page 6 Information Center, P.O. Box 86851, San “DVD-R,” “DVD VIDEO,” and “CD” logos are trademarks. Diego, CA, 92138, USA. • “BRAVIA” is a trademark of Sony About this manual Corporation. The cover page photo is BDP-S5500. • MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology...
  • Page 7 If you decline an upgrade, you will marks are not indicated in this document. not be able to access content that requires the upgrade. BDP-S5500/S4500 only • Gracenote, the Gracenote logo and BDP-S5500 only logotype, “Powered by Gracenote”, ®...
  • Page 8 within the responsibility and liability of the PLEASE NOTE that in order to use the manufacturer hereof. Gracenote Data, specific technical pre- requisites, such as this application or device, This application or device may contain software programs, methods of transfer, content belonging to Gracenote’s providers.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Step 2: Preparing for Network Connection Step 3: Easy Setup Playback Playing a Disc Playing from a USB Device Playing via a Network Available Options Internet (BDP-S5500/S4500 only) Browsing Websites Settings and Adjustments Using the Settings Displays [Software Update] [Screen Settings] [Audio Settings]...
  • Page 10 Gracenote may provide in the future, and is free to discontinue its services at Please note that Sony cannot respond to any any time. inquiries regarding the content of this source code. GRACENOTE DISCLAIMS ALL...
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started Guide to Parts and Controls Front panel A Door tray To lock the disc tray (Child Lock) You can lock the disc tray to avoid B Z (open/close) accidental opening of the tray. C [/1 (on/standby) While the player is turned on, press Turns on the player, or sets to x (stop), HOME, and then TOP MENU standby mode.
  • Page 12 Rear panel A Ventilation holes B DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack C HDMI OUT jack D LAN (100) terminal E DC IN 12 V (AC adaptor input) jack...
  • Page 13: Top Menu

    A Z (open/close) Remote Opens or closes the disc tray. -TV- t (TV input select) The available functions of the remote are Switches between TV and other different depending on the disc or the input sources. situation. -TV- [/1 (TV on/standby) Turns on the TV, or sets to standby mode.
  • Page 14 D m/M (fast reverse/fast DISPLAY (page 21) forward) Displays the playback and web • Fast reverse/fast forward the disc browsing (BDP-S5500/S4500 only) when you press the button during information on the screen. playback. The search speed changes each time you press the button during video playback.
  • Page 15: Home Screen Display

    [Remove Application]: Deletes applications in [My Apps]. You can enjoy many services after updating network services from No Disc the Sony server. [Register as Favourite]: Registers 1 You can customize this area by adding your favourite apps. application into (favourite) remote button.
  • Page 16: Step 1: Connecting The Player

    Step 1: Connecting the Player Do not connect the mains lead until you have made all the connections. Connecting to your TV Connect the player to your TV with a High Speed HDMI Cable. High quality High Speed HDMI Cable (not supplied)
  • Page 17: Connecting To Your Av Amplifier

    Connecting to your AV amplifier (receiver) Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your AV amplifier (receiver). When you select A or B, make the appropriate settings in the [Audio Settings] (page 30). High Speed HDMI Cable (not supplied) High Speed HDMI Cable (not supplied)
  • Page 18: Step 2: Preparing For Network Connection

    Wireless Setup (BDP-S5500 Step 2: Preparing for only) Network Connection Use the wireless LAN that is built into If you are not going to connect the player the player. to a network, proceed to “Step 3: Easy Setup” (page 18).
  • Page 19 • To enable wireless connection, set [Internet below. When removing them, do Settings] in [Network Settings] to [Wireless so in reverse order. Setup(built-in)] (BDP-S5500 only). • To disable wireless connection, set [Internet Settings] in [Network Settings] to [Wired Setup] (BDP-S5500 only).
  • Page 20: Playback

    Enjoying BONUSVIEW/ Playback BD-LIVE Playing a Disc Some BD-ROMs with the “BD-LIVE” logo have bonus contents and other data For playable discs, see page 40. that can be downloaded for your enjoyment. Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen.
  • Page 21 Enjoying Blu-ray 3D Displaying the play (BDP-S5500/S4500 only) information You can enjoy a Blu-ray 3D Disc with You can view the playback information, the “Blu-ray 3D” logo. etc., by pressing DISPLAY. The displayed information differs depending on the disc type and player status.
  • Page 22: Playing From A Usb Device

    Controller-compatible product (a phone, etc.), to control playback. Playing via a Network Server Renderer Playing files on a Home Network (DLNA) (BDP-S5500/ S4500 only) Controller Control this unit using a DLNA A DLNA-compatible product can play controller. Refer to the instruction...
  • Page 23: Available Options

    Common options [Repeat Setting]: Sets the repeat Using Screen mirroring mode. [3D Menu] (BDP-S5500/S4500 (BDP-S5500 only) only): – [Simulated 3D]: Adjusts the “Screen mirroring” is a function to simulated 3D effect. display the screen of a mobile device on –...
  • Page 24 [Number Entry]: by using </M/m/, key on the of mixed disc. remote. [Video] only [IP Content Noise Reduction]: [3D Output Setting] (BDP-S5500/ Adjusts the picture quality of Internet S4500 only): Sets whether or not to contents. output 3D video automatically.
  • Page 25 [Photo] only [Slideshow Speed]: Changes the slideshow speed. [Slideshow Effect]: Sets the effect for slideshows. [Slideshow BGM]: – [Off]: Turns off the function. – [My Music from USB]: Sets the music files registered in [Add Slideshow BGM]. – [Play from Music CD]: Sets the tracks in CD-DAs.
  • Page 26: Internet (Bdp-S5500/S4500 Only)

    Internet browser display Internet (BDP-S5500/S4500 only) The display information differs depending on the website and page Browsing Websites status. You can connect to the Internet and enjoy websites. History Tabs Bookmarks Prepare the Internet Browser. New Tab Close Tab Connect the player to a network (page 18).
  • Page 27 F Secured Connection Icon Displays when the website is protected and connected safely. G Progress Bar Appears when the website is being load.
  • Page 28: Settings And Adjustments

    • If your network condition is poor, visit to download the latest software version and update via USB Settings and Adjustments memory. You can also get information about update Using the Settings functions from the website. Displays Select [Setup] on the home screen...
  • Page 29 [BD-ROM 24p Output] x [DVD Aspect Ratio] [Auto]: Outputs 1920 × 1080p/24 Hz [Letter Box]: Displays a wide picture video signals only when connecting a with black bands on the top and bottom. 1080/24p-compatible TV using the HDMI OUT jack. [On]: Turns on the function.
  • Page 30: Audio Settings]

    x [HDMI Deep Colour Output] x [Audio DRC] [Auto]: Normally select this. [Auto]: Performs playback at the [16bit]/[12bit]/[10bit]: Outputs 16bit/ dynamic range specified by the disc 12bit/10bit video signals when the (BD-ROM only). Other discs are played connected TV is compatible with Deep back at the [On] level.
  • Page 31: Parental Control Settings]

    x [Audio Language] [Parental Control Selects the default track language for BD-ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. Settings] When you select [Original], the language given priority in the disc is selected. x [Password] Select [Select Language Code], and Sets or changes the password for the enter the code for your language, Parental Control function.
  • Page 32: System Settings]

    DISPLAY. x [HDMI Settings] x [Screen Saver] By connecting Sony components that are [On]: Turns on the screen saver function. compatible with HDMI functions with a The screen saver image appears when High Speed HDMI Cable, operation is you do not use the player for more than simplified.
  • Page 33: Network Settings]

    [Off]: Turns off the function. Preparing for Network Connection” (page 18). x [Renderer Access Control] [Wired Setup] (BDP-S5500 only): (BDP-S5500/S4500 only) Select this when you connect to a Displays a list of DLNA controller- broadband router using a LAN cable.
  • Page 34: Resetting]

    [Resetting] x [Reset to Factory Default Settings] Resets the player settings to the factory default by selecting the group of settings. All the settings within the group will be reset. x [Initialise Personal Information] Erases your personal information stored in the player. If you dispose, transfer or resell this unit, please delete all Personal Information for security purposes.
  • Page 35: Additional Information

    TV (if you change the setting on your remedy the problem before requesting TV, etc.). repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Sound Picture There is no sound or the sound is not output correctly.
  • Page 36: Usb Device

    , The device connected to the HDMI Disc OUT jack does not support the audio format of the player. Check the audio settings (page 30). The disc does not play. , The disc is dirty or skewed. The HD Audio (Dolby Digital Plus, , The disc is upside down.
  • Page 37: Network Connection

    , See [Software Update] (page 28) to of your PC accordingly. update the player to a newer software version. You cannot connect the player to the wireless LAN router (BDP-S5500 only). Control for HDMI (BRAVIA , Check if the wireless LAN router is on. Sync)
  • Page 38 Z (open/close) is beginning of content. pressed. , Press OPTIONS, and select [Play from , Contact your nearest Sony dealer or start]. local authorised Sony service facility. Playback does not start from the The player does not respond to any resume point where you last stopped button.
  • Page 39: Specifications

    Specifications and design are subject to digital still camera, and digital video change without notice. camera) DC IN: BDP-S5500: 12 V DC, 750 mA BDP-S4500: 12 V DC, 650 mA BDP-S1500: 12 V DC, 600 mA Wireless (BDP-S5500 only) Wireless LAN standard: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n...
  • Page 40: Playable Discs

    Note on Discs Playable discs This product is designed to playback discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. DualDiscs and some of Blu-ray BD-ROM the music discs encoded with copyright Disc BD-R /BD-RE protection technologies do not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, DVD-ROM DVD-R/DVD-RW...
  • Page 41: Playable Types Of Files

    Playable types of files Video Codec Container Extension With Audio .mpg, .mpeg Dolby Digital, DTS, LPCM, MPEG MPEG-1 Video .mkv Dolby Digital, LPCM, AAC, MP3, Vorbis .mpg, .mpeg Dolby Digital, DTS, LPCM, MPEG MPEG-2 .m2ts, .mts Dolby Digital, DTS, LPCM, MPEG, AAC Video .mkv Dolby Digital, LPCM, AAC, MP3, Vorbis...
  • Page 42 (BDP-S5500/S4500 only). – up to 999 files/folders in a single layer. The player does not play DTS format files • The player can support frame rate: on a DLNA server (BDP-S5500/S4500 – up to 60 fps for AVCHD (MPEG4/AVC) only). only.
  • Page 43: About Wireless Lan Security

    WEP and TKIP. About wireless LAN security AES assures a higher security level than (BDP-S5500 only) WEP or TKIP. Since communication via the wireless Notes About the Discs LAN function is established by radio waves, the wireless signal may be •...
  • Page 44: Language Code List

    TV. Dzongkha 1144 English 1145 Esperanto Manufacturer Remote Button 1149 Spanish 1150 Estonian 1151 Basque 1157 Persian Sony (Default) Colour button 1165 Finnish 1166 Fiji (red) 1171 Faroese 1174 French Philips Colour button 1181 Frisian...
  • Page 45 Code Language Parental control/area code 1357 Malay 1358 Malese; Maltese 1363 Burmese 1365 Nauru For details, see [Parental Control Area 1369 Nepali 1376 Dutch Code] (page 31). 1379 Norwegian 1393 Occitan 1403 Oromo 1408 Oriya Code Area 1417 Punjabi; 1428 Polish 2044 Argentina 2047 Australia Panjabi...
  • Page 48 The software of this player may be updated in the future. For information about any available updates and the latest Operating Instructions, please visit the following website: To find out useful hints, tips and information about Sony products and services please visit: 4-549-800-11(2) © 2015 Sony Corporation...

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