Philips BDP2500 User Manual
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  • Page 1 Register your product and get support at BDP2500 User manual...
  • Page 2: Safety And Important Notice

    Please inform yourself about the local rules on separate collection of batteries. The correct disposal of batteries helps prevent potentially negative consequences on the environment and human health. Please visit for additional information on a recycling center in your area.
  • Page 3: Copyright Notice

    Copyright notice This item incorporates copy protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights of Rovi Corporation. Reverse engineering and disassembly are prohibited. Trademark notice HDMI, and HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI licensing LLC.
  • Page 4: Your Product

    ‘BONUSVIEW’ is a trademark of Blu-ray Disc Association. ‘x.v.Colour’ is a trademark of Sony Corporation. Your product Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at Feature highlights For optimal performance of this product, it is recommended to regularly update the software of this product.
  • Page 5: Playable Media

    Your product supports Philips EasyLink, which uses the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol. EasyLink-compliant devices that are connected through HDMI connectors can be controlled by a single remote control. Note • Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC devices.
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    Product overview Main unit • Turn on this product or switch to standby mode. Disc compartment IR sensor • Point the remote control at the IR sensor. Display panel • Open or close the disc compartment. • Start or resume play. •...
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    Remote control...
  • Page 8 Select an audio language or channel on a disc. Alphanumeric buttons • Select an item to play. • Enter values. • Open or close the disc compartment. TV CH +/- • Select a TV channel (applicable only to certain Philips brand TVs). • Stop play.
  • Page 9: Connect Video/Audio Cables

    • Pause play. • Move the paused picture one step forward. • Start or resume play. INFO • Display the current status or the disc information. OPTIONS • Access options for the current activity or selection. Color buttons • BD: Select tasks or options. HDMI •...
  • Page 10 HDMI button repeatedly to select the best resolution the TV can support. • If this product connects to a TV compatible with 1080p or 1080p/24Hz, Philips recommends HDMI category 2 cable, also known as High Speed HDMI cable, for optimal video and audio output. •...
  • Page 11: Route Audio To Other Devices

    Option 2: Connect to the composite video jack AUDIO IN VIDEO IN Connect a composite video cable to: • VIDEO jack on this product. • the VIDEO input jack on the TV. Connect the audio cables to: • AUDIO L/R-AV OUTPUT jacks on this product. •...
  • Page 12: Connect Usb Device

    This product cannot play any audio/video/photo file stored on a USB device. • Connect a USB device only to the USB jack on this product. • Philips does not guarantee 100% compatibility with all USB devices. Connect the USB device to the USB jack on the back of this product.
  • Page 13: Connect Power

    Connect power Caution • Risk of product damage! Ensure that the power supply voltage corresponds to the voltage printed on the back of the unit. • Before connecting the AC power cord, ensure you have completed all other connections. Note •...
  • Page 14: Find The Tv Input

    Note • If you are not going to use the remote control for a long time, remove the batteries. • Do not mix batteries (old and new or carbon and alkaline, etc.). • Batteries contain chemical substances, so they should be disposed of properly. Find the TV input Press to turn on this product.
  • Page 15: Select A Menu Display Language

    OK. Use Philips EasyLink This product supports Philips EasyLink which uses the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol. You can use one single remote control to control EasyLink-compliant devices that are connected through HDMI connectors.
  • Page 16: Play A Disc

    » All the connected devices (if the device supports one-touch standby) automatically switch to standby. Note • Philips does not guarantee 100% interoperability with all HDMI CEC devices. Play Play a disc Caution • Do not place any objects other than discs into the disc compartment.
  • Page 17: Play Video

    Play video Control video play Play a title. Use the remote control to control the play. Button Action Pause play. Start or resume play. Stop play. Skip to a previous/next title or chapter. Search fast-backward or fast-forward. Press repeatedly to change the search speed.
  • Page 18: Display Menu

    Note • Some operations may not work with some discs. See the information accompanying the disc for details. Display menu BD-video disc • TOP MENU stop the video play and shows the disc menu. This feature is disc-dependent. • POP-UP MENU access to the BD-video disc menu without interrupting disc play. DVD-video disc •...
  • Page 19 Zoom in/out During play, press OPTIONS. » The play options menu is displayed. Select [Zoom] in the menu, then press OK. Press the Navigation buttons ( )to select a zoom factor, then press OK. Press the Navigation buttons to pan through the zoomed picture. •...
  • Page 20 Press the Navigation buttons ( ) to shift the subtitle, then press OK. • You can press SUBTITLE on the remote control to access Shift Subtitle feature. • Subtitle Shift is not supported for DivX video with external subtitles. • Subtitle Shift setting is not retained after disc is removed.
  • Page 21: Play Divx® Video

    Play DivX® video DivX video is a digital media format that retains high quality despite a high rate of compression. You can enjoy DivX video on this DivX certified product. Insert a disc that contains the DivX videos. Press , select [Play Disc], then press OK. »...
  • Page 22: Play Mp3/Wma Music

    Button Action Pause play. Start or resume play. Stop play. Skip to a previous/next track. Select an item to play. Search fast-backward or fast-forward. Press repeatedly to change the search speed. REPEAT Select or turn off repeat or shuffle mode. Play MP3/WMA music MP3/WMA is a type of highly compressed audio file (files with .mp3, .wma extensions).
  • Page 23 Insert a disc that contains the JPEG photos. Press , select [Play Disc], then press OK. » A contents menu is displayed. Select a photo folder, then press OK to enter. • To select a photo, press the Navigation buttons. •...
  • Page 24: Adjust Settings

    Play musical slideshow Create a musical slideshow to play simultaneously MP3/WMA music files and JPEG photo files. Note • To create a musical slideshow, you must store the MP3/WMA and JPEG files on the same disc. Play MP3/WMA music. Press BACK to return to the main menu.
  • Page 25 Select a setting, then press OK. • To return to the previous menu, press BACK. • To exit the menu, press [Audio] Select an audio language for disc play. [Subtitle] Select a subtitle language for disc play. [Disc Menu] Select a language for disc menu. Note •...
  • Page 26: Audio Setup

    Subtitle Shift function is enabled only in [Cinema 21:9] mode. • For optimum viewing with Philips Cinema 21:9 TV, refer to the TV’s user manual. [HDMI Video] Select an HDMI video output resolution that is compatible with your TV display capability.
  • Page 27 Video Setup Audio Setup Preference Setup EasyLink Setup Advanced Setup Select an option, then press OK. Select a setting, then press OK. • To return to the previous menu, press BACK. • To exit the menu, press [Night Mode] Make a loud sound level softer and a soft sound level louder to play the disc at a low volume, without disturbing other persons.
  • Page 28: Preference Setup

    Note • Ensure that the audio format is supported by the disc and the connected audio device (amplifier/ receiver). • When [Bitstream] is selected, interactive audio like button sound is muted. [PCM Downsampling] Set the sampling rate for PCM audio output from the DIGITAL OUT jack (coaxial/optical). •...
  • Page 29: Easylink Setup

    Restrict access to discs that are unsuitable for children. These types of discs must be recorded with ratings. To access, enter your last set password or ‘0000’. Note • Rated discs above the level you set in [Parental Control] require a password to be played. •...
  • Page 30 • To exit the menu, press [EasyLink] This product supports Philips Easylink which uses the HDMI CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) protocol. You can use one single remote control to control all EasyLink-compliant devices that are connected through HDMI connectors. •...
  • Page 31: Advanced Setup

    • To exit the menu, press [Software Download] Update the software of this product (if a latest version is available on Philips website) to enhance the playability of this product. • [USB] - Download software from the USB device which is connected to this product.
  • Page 32: Additional Information

    Display the software version and the MAC address of this product. • This information is needed for you to check if a latest software version is available at the Philips website so that you can download and install on this product.
  • Page 33: Specifications

    Note • Do not turn off the power or remove the USB flash drive when software updating is in progress to prevent possible damage of this product. Care Caution • Never use solvents such as benzene, thinner, cleaners available commercially, or anti-static sprays intended for discs.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    If you contact Philips, you will be asked for the model and serial number of your product. The model number and serial number are on the back of your product. Write the numbers here: Model No.
  • Page 35: Main Unit

    No picture. • See TV manual for correct video input channel selection. Change the TV channel until you see the Philips screen. No picture on HDMI connection. • If this product is connected to an unauthorized display device with an HDMI cable, the audio/ video signal may not be output.
  • Page 36 The operation is not possible. EasyLink feature does not work. • Ensure that this product is connected to the Philips brand EasyLink TV and the [EasyLink] in the menu is set to [On]. The USB device cannot be played on this product.
  • Page 37 Digital Audio Digital Audio is a sound signal that has been converted into numerical values. Digital sound can be transmitted through multiple channels. Analogue sound can only be transmitted through two channels. DivX Video-On-Demand This DivX Certified ® device must be registered in order to play DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content.
  • Page 38 Playback Control. A system where you navigate through a Video CD/Super VCD with on-screen menus that are recorded onto the disc. You can enjoy interactive playback and search. Pulse Code Modulation. A digital audio encoding system. Region code A system that allows discs to be played only in the region designated. This unit only plays discs that have compatible region codes.
  • Page 39: Open Source Software

    Open Source Software This product contains the following open source software packages, which are subject to their respective licenses. Zlib general purpose compression library See, and in particular /* zlib.h -- interface of the ‘zlib’ general purpose compression library version 1.2.3, July 18th, 2005 Copyright (C) 1995-2005 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler This software is provided ‘as-is’, without any express or implied warranty.
  • Page 40 execute, perform, compile, display, copy, create derivative works of, distribute and sublicense the FreeType Project (in both source and object code forms) and derivative works thereof for any purpose; and to authorize others to exercise some or all of the rights granted herein, subject to the following conditions: •...
  • Page 41 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  • Page 42: Software End User License Agreement

    If this package is used in a product, Eric Young should be given attribution as the author of the parts of the library used. This can be in the form of a textual message at program startup or in documentation (online or textual) provided with the package.
  • Page 43 Software without prior written authorization of Philips, except that you may make one (1) copy of the Software for your back-up purposes only. You may not copy any printed materials accompanying the Software,...
  • Page 44 Termination. This Agreement shall be effective upon installation or first use of the Software and shall terminate (i) at the discretion of Philips, due to your failure to comply with any term of this Agreement; or (ii) upon destruction of all copies of the Software and related materials provided to you by Philips hereunder.
  • Page 45 Software, whichever occurs first. Philips’ entire liability and your exclusive remedy for breach of this warranty shall be, at Philips’ option, either (i) return of the price paid by you for the Software (if any); or (b) repair or replacement of the Software that does not meet the warranty set forth herein and that is returned to Philips with a copy of your receipt.
  • Page 46 14. Governing law. This Agreement is governed by the laws of your country of residence , without reference to its conflict of laws principles. Any dispute between you and Philips regarding this Agreement shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of your country of residence.
  • Page 47 © 2010 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. BDP2500_55_UM_V2.0_1018...

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