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Pioneer BCS-707, BCS-303 EN

Pioneer BCS-707, BCS-303 EN





P/NO: MFL65220804

2 Safety Information

1 Safety Information
Safety Information
CAUTION Cautions and Warnings

CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for
This lightning flash with arrowhead ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the
symbol within an equilateral product and to protect it from over heating. The
triangle is intended to alert the openings shall be never be blocked by placing
user to the presence of uninsulated the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
dangerous voltage within the surface. This product shall not be placed in a built-
product’s enclosure that may be of in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
sufficient magnitude to constitute proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s
a risk of electric shock to persons. instruction has been adhered to.

The exclamation point within an CAUTION: This product is a class 1 laser product
equilateral triangle is intended classified under the Safety of laser products,
to alert the user to the presence IEC60825-1:2007. To ensure proper use of this
of important operating and product, please read this owner’s manual carefully
maintenance (servicing) and retain it for future reference. Shall the unit
instructions in the literature require maintenance, contact an authorized service
accompanying the product. centre.
Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of
procedures other than those specified herein may
result in hazardous radiation exposure.
To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not try
to open the enclosure. Visible laser radiation when

Safety Information 3

CAUTION concerning the Power Cord This device is equipped with a portable battery or 1
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a Safety Information
dedicated circuit; Safety way to remove the battery or the battery
from the equipment: Remove the old battery
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only or battery pack, follow the steps in reverse order
that appliance and has no additional outlets or than the assembly. To prevent contamination of
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this the environment and bring on possible threat
owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall to human and animal health, the old battery or
outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged the battery put it in the appropriate container at
wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or designated collection points. Do not dispose of
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous. batteries or battery together with other waste.
Any of these conditions could result in electric It is recommended that you use local, free
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your reimbursement systems batteries and accumulators.
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage The battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the such as sunshine, fire or the like.
appliance, and have the cord replaced with an exact
replacement part by an authorized service centre. CAUTION: The apparatus shall not be exposed to
Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the
in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention apparatus.
to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord
exits the appliance. To disconnect power from the
mains, pull out the mains cord plug. When installing
the product, ensure that the plug is easily accessible.

PIONEER hereby declares that this/
these product(s) is/are in compliance
with the essential requirements and
other relevant provisions of Directive
2004/108/EC, 2006/95/EC, and

WARNING: To prevent a fire hazard, do not place any
naked flame sources (such as a lighted candle) on
the equipment.

4 Safety Information

Information for users on collection and disposal Notes on Copyrights

of old equipment and used batteries • Because AACS (Advanced Access Content System)

is approved as content protection system for BD

format, similar to use of CSS (Content Scramble

1 System) for DVD format, certain restrictions are

Safety Information imposed on playback, analogue signal output,

etc., of AACS protected contents. The operation of
Pb this product and restrictions on this product may

Symbol examples vary depending on your time of purchase as those
for batteries restrictions may be adopted and/or changed by

AACS after the production of this product.

These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or • Furthermore, BD-ROM Mark and BD+ are
accompanying documents mean that used electrical additionally used as content protection systems
and electronic products and batteries should not be for BD format, which imposes certain restrictions
mixed with general household waste. including playback restrictions for BD-ROM
Mark and/or BD+ protected contents. To obtain
For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old additional information on AACS, BD-ROM Mark,
products and used batteries, please take them to BD+, or this product, please contact an authorized
applicable collection points in accordance with your Customer Service Centre.
national legislation.
• Many BD-ROM/DVD discs are encoded with
By disposing of these products and batteries copy protection. Because of this, you should only
correctly, you will help to save valuable resources connect your player directly to your TV, not to a
and prevent any potential negative effects on human VCR. Connecting to a VCR results in a distorted
health and the environment which could otherwise picture from copy-protected discs.
arise from inappropriate waste handling.
• This product incorporates copyright protection
For more information about collection and recycling technology that is protected by U.S. patents
of old products and batteries, please contact your and other intellectual property rights. Use of
local municipality, your waste disposal service or the this copyright protection technology must be
point of sale where you purchased the items. authorized by Rovi Corporation, and is intended
for home and other limited viewing uses only
These symbols are only valid in the European unless otherwise authorized by Rovi Corporation.
Union. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.

For countries outside the European Union: • Under the U.S. Copyright laws and Copyright
If you wish to discard these items, please contact laws of other countries, unauthorized recording,
your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct use, display, distribution, or revision of television
method of disposal. programmes, videotapes, BD-ROM discs, DVDs,
CDs and other materials may subject you to civil
and/or criminal liability.

Important Notice for TV colour system Safety Information 5

The colour system of this player differs according to 1
currently playing discs.
Safety Information
For example, when the player plays the disc recorded
in the NTSC colour system, the image is output as an
NTSC signal.

Only the multi system colour TV can receive all
signals output from the player.

• If you have a PAL colour system TV, you will see
just distorted images when using discs or video
contents recorded in NTSC.

• The multi system colour TV changes the colour
system automatically according to input signals.
In case that the colour system is not changed
automatically, turn it off and then on to see
normal images on screen.

• Even if the disc recorded in NTSC colour system
are well displayed on your TV, these may not be
recorded correctly on your recorder.


Contents 3

1 Installation

Safety Information 16 Assemble the speakers
16 Speaker Setup for BCS-707
2 Cautions and Warnings 18 Speaker Setup for BCS-303
19 Wall mounting the centre speaker
2 19 Additional notes on speaker
20 Positioning the system
Preparation 21 Connecting to Your TV
21 HDMI Connection
8 Introduction 22 Component Video
8 About the “ ” Symbol
Display 23 Video Connection
8 Symbols Used in this Manual 23 Resolution Setting
9 Supplied Accessories 24 Antenna connection
10 Playable Discs 24 Connections with external device
11 File compatibility 24 AUX Connection
12 Regional Code 25 PORTABLE IN connection
12 AVCHD (Advanced Video 25 OPTICAL IN 1/2 connection
26 Bluetooth® connection
Codec High Definition) 28 Connecting to your Home Network
12 Certain System Requirements 29 Network Setup
12 Compatibility Notes 31 USB device connection
13 Remote control 32 Settings
14 Front panel 32 Adjust the Setup Settings
15 Rear panel 33 [DISPLAY] Menu
34 [LANGUAGE] Menu
35 [AUDIO] Menu
36 [LOCK] Menu
37 [NETWORK] Menu
37 [OTHERS] Menu
39 Sound Effect


4 7 1
Operation Appendix 3

40 General Playback 67 Controlling a TV with the Supplied
42 Advanced Playback Remote Control
44 On-Screen display
48 Enjoying BD-LIVE 68 Area Code List
49 Playing movie file and VR discs 69 Language code List
51 Viewing a photo 70 Video output resolution
53 Listening to music 71 Trademarks and Licences
56 Playing the iPod 73 Specifications
58 Radio Operations 75 Open source software notice
59 Playing content via your home

63 Notes on Discs
63 Handling the Unit



64 General
65 Picture
65 Sound
66 Network



8 Preparation


2 Introduction A section whose title has one of the following
symbols are applicable only to the disc
Preparation represented by the symbol.

About the “ ” Symbol Display BD BD-ROM disc

“ ” may appear on your TV display during DVD DVD-Video, DVD±R/RW in
operation and indicates that the function Video mode or VR mode
explained in this owner’s manual is not AVCHD and finalized
available on that specific media. ACD
Symbols Used in this Manual MUSIC format
NOTE Audio CDs
Indicates special notes and operating features.
Movie files

Music files

Photo files


Indicate cautions for preventing possible
damages from abuse.

Supplied Accessories Preparation 9

Accessaries of speaker box

Video cable (1) Remote control (1) Speaker cable (1) Large non-skid pads

Battery (1) FM antenna (1) Accessaries of speaker box Preparation

iPod cradle (1) Colour-coded Small non-skid pads
Speaker cables (6) (1)
Accessaries of speaker box

Large non-skid pads

Colour-coded Screws (12)
Speaker cables (5)

Speaker stand bases Small non-skid pads
(4) (1)

Middle non-skid
pads (1)

10 Preparation

Preparation Playable Discs NOTE

Blu-ray Disc • Depending on the conditions of the recording
- Discs such as movies that can equipment or the CD-R/RW (or DVD±R/RW)
disc itself, some CD-R/RW (or DVD±R/RW) discs
be purchased or rented. cannot be played on the unit.
- BD-R/RE discs that contain
• Depending on the recording software & the
Movie, Music or Photo files. finalization, some recorded discs (CD-R/RW,
DVD±R/RW, BD-R/RE) may not be playable.
• BD-R/RE, DVD±R/RW and CD-R/RW discs
2 8 / 12 cm disc recorded using a personal computer or a DVD or
CD Recorder may not play if the disc is damaged
Discs such as movies that can be or dirty, or if there is dirt or condensation on the
purchased or rented. player’s lens.

DVD±R • If you record a disc using a personal computer,
8 / 12 cm disc even if it is recorded in a compatible format,
- Video mode and finalized only there are cases in which it may not play because
- Supports the dual layer disc of the settings of the application software used
to create the disc. (Check with the software
also publisher for more detailed information.)
- Finalized AVCHD format
- DVD±R discs that contain • This player requires discs and recordings to meet
certain technical standards in order to achieve
Movie, Music or Photo files optimal playback quality.

DVD-RW • Pre-recorded DVDs are automatically set to
8 / 12 cm disc these standards. There are many different
- VR mode, Video mode and types of recordable disc formats (including
CD-R containing MP3 or WMA files) and these
finalized only require certain pre-existing conditions to ensure
- Finalized AVCHD format compatible playback.
- DVD-RW discs that contain
• Customers should note that permission is
Movie, Music or Photo files. required in order to download MP3 / WMA files
and music from the Internet. Our company has
DVD+RW no right to grant such permission. Permission
8 / 12 cm disc should always be sought from the copyright
- Video mode and finalized only owner.
- AVCHD format
- Finalized AVCHD format
- DVD+RW discs that contain

Movie, Music or Photo files.

Audio CD
8 / 12 cm disc

8 / 12 cm disc
- CD-R/RW discs that contain

audio titles, Movie, Music or
Photo files.

Preparation 11

File compatibility NOTE 2

Overall • HD movie files contained on the CD or USB Preparation
Available File extensions: 1.0/1.1 may not played properly. BD, DVD or USB
“.jpg”, “.jpeg”, “.png”, “.avi”, “.divx”, “.mpg”, “.mpeg”, 2.0 are recommended to play back HD movie
“.mkv”, “.mp4”, “.mp3”, “.wma”, “.wav” files.

• Available file extensions differ depending • This player supports H.264/MPEG-4 AVC profile
on the DLNA servers. Main, High at Level 4.1. For a file with higher
level, the warning message will appear on the
• Some “.wav” files are not supported on this screen.
• This player does not support the files that are
• The file name is limited to 180 characters. recorded with GMC*1 or Qpel*2. Those are video
encoding techniques in MPEG4 standard, like
• Depending on the size and number of the DivX or XVID have.
files, it may take several minutes to read the *1 GMC – Global Motion Compensation
contents on the media. *2 Qpel – Quarter pixel

Maximum Files/Folder: Less than 2 000 (total MUSIC
number of files and folders) Sampling frequency:
CD-R/RW, DVD±R/RW, BD-R/RE Format: between 8 kHz to 48 KHz (WMA),
ISO 9660+JOLIET, UDF and UDF Bridge format between 11 kHz to 48 kHz (MP3)
Bit rate:
MOVIE between 8 kbps to 320 kbps (WMA, MP3),
Available resolution size:
1 920 x 1 080 (W x H) pixels NOTE
Playable subtitle: SubRip (.srt / .txt), SAMI
(.smi), SubStation Alpha (.ssa/.txt), MicroDVD • This unit cannot support the ID3 Tag embedded
(.sub/.txt), VobSub (.sub), SubViewer 1.0 (.sub), MP3 file.
SubViewer 2.0 (.sub/.txt), TMPlayer (.txt), DVD
Subtitle System (.txt) • The total playback time indicated on the screen
may not be correct for VBR files.
• VobSub (.sub) is not available in the
[Home Link] feature. PHOTO
Recommended size:
Playable Codec format: “DIVX3.xx”, “DIVX4. Less than 4,000 x 3,000 x 24 bit/pixel
xx”, “DIVX5.xx”, “XVID”, “DIVX6.xx” (Standard Less than 3,000 x 3,000 x 32 bit/pixel
playback only), H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, MPEG1 SS, Less than 4 MByte/file
MPEG2 PS, MPEG2 TS • Progressive and lossless compression photo
Playable Audio format: “Dolby Digital”, “DTS”,
“MP3”, “WMA”, “AAC”, “AC3” image files are not supported.

• Not all the WMA and AAC Audio formats are
compatible with this unit.

Sampling frequency:
between 32 kHz to 48 kHz (WMA),
between 16 kHz to 48 kHz (MP3)
Bit rate:
between 20 kbps to 320 kbps (WMA),
between 32 kbps to 320 kbps (MP3)

12 Preparation

Regional Code Certain System Requirements

This unit has a regional code printed on the For high definition video playback:
rear of the unit. This unit can play only BD-ROM
or DVD discs labeled same as the rear of the • High definition display that has
unit or “ALL”. COMPONENT or HDMI input jacks.

• BD-ROM disc with high definition content.

• HDMI or HDCP capable DVI input on your

AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec display device is required for some content

2 High Definition) (as specified by disc authors).

Preparation • This player can playback AVCHD format • For up-conversion of standard definition

discs. These discs are normally recorded and DVD, a HDMI or HDCP capable DVI input

used in camcorders. on your display device is required for copy

protected content.

• The AVCHD format is a high definition

digital video camera format.

• The MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format is capable Compatibility Notes

of compressing images at higher efficiency • Because BD-ROM is a new format,
than that of the conventional image certain disc, digital connection and other
compressing format. compatibility issues are possible. If you

• Some AVCHD discs use the “x.v.Colour” experience compatibility problems, please

format. contact an authorized Customer Service

• This player can playback AVCHD discs using Centre.

“x.v.Colour” format. • Viewing high-definition content and up-

• Some AVCHD format discs may not play, converting standard DVD content may
depending on the recording condition. require a HDMI-capable input or HDCP-
capable DVI input on your display device.
• AVCHD format discs need to be finalized.
• Some BD-ROM and DVD discs may restrict
• “x.v.Colour” offers a wider colour range than the use of some operation commands or
normal DVD camcorder discs. features.

• You can use a USB device that is used
to store some disc related information,
including downloaded on-line content. The
disc you are using will control how long this
information is retained.

Preparation 13

Remote control

1 ••••••••• a ••••••••• MUTE: Mute the unit. 2

2 1 (STANDBY/ON): Switches the SOUND: Selects a sound effect Preparation
player ON or OFF. mode.
Z OPEN/CLOSE: Opens and closes VOL +/- : Adjusts speaker volume.
Battery Installation the disc tray. ••••••••• c •••••••••
Remove the battery cover
on the rear of the Remote INPUT/TUNER: Changes input 0-9 numerical buttons: Selects
Control, and insert a R03 (size mode. numbered options in a menu.
AAA) battery with and
matched correctly. BT AUDIO: Changes input mode to MARKER: Marks any point during
BT AUDIO directly. playback.

OPTICAL: Changes input mode to SEARCH: Displays or exits the
optical directly. search menu.

DISPLAY: Displays or exits On- REPEAT: Repeats a desired
Screen Display. section or sequence.

HOME MENU: Displays or exits CLEAR: Removes a mark on the
the [Home Menu]. search menu or a number when
setting the password.
MENU: Accesses the menu on a
disc. DIMMER: Dims the light on the
Direction buttons: Selects an
option in the menu. ZOOM: Accesses the zoom menu.

ENTER: Acknowledges menu Coloured (A, B, C, D) buttons: Use
selection. to navigate on menus.

TUNE (+/-): Tunes in the desired - A button (RDS): Radio Data
radio station. System.

PRESET: Selects programme of - B button (PTY): Views the
Radio. programme type of the RDS.
••••••••• b •••••••••
- C button (PTY SEARCH):
O RETURN: Exits the menu or Searches programme type.
resumes playback.
- D button: Selects MONO or
POPUP/ TOP MENU: Displays the STEREO in FM mode.
DVD title menu or BD-ROM’s pop-
up menu, if available. TV Control Buttons: See page 67.

x STOP: Stops playback. SLEEP: Sets a certain period of time
B PLAY: Starts playback. after which the unit will switch to
X PAUSE/STEP: Pauses playback off.
./> SKIP: Goes to the next
or previous chapter / track / file.

m/M SCAN: Searches
backward or forward.

SPK LEVEL: Sets the sound level of
desired speaker.

z USB REC: Records an audio CD.

14 Preparation 2

Front panel



Preparation 3 4 56 7

a Disc Tray c Remote sensor
d Display window
b Operation buttons e PORTABLE IN
1 STANDBY/ON Button f USB Port
Z (OPEN/CLOSE) g Volume control
Changes the input source or function
x (STOP)
./> (SKIP)
- TUNE + (Radio tuning)

Preparation 15

Rear panel

1 2 3 45


678 9 10 11 Preparation

Plug into the power source. OUTPUT (PROGRESSIVE SCAN)

b Speakers connectors h OPTICAL IN 1(TV) / 2
c Cooling Fan
d Antenna Connector i iPod (24 pin)
e VIDEO OUT Connect to the furnished iPod cradle.
j HDMI OUT (type A, Version 1.3)
Connect to TV with HDMI inputs.

k LAN port

16 Installation


Assemble the For centre speaker:
speakers Use the supplied adhesive to attach four
small pads to the base of centre speaker.

Installation3 small non-skid pads

Speaker Setup for BCS-707 2. Attach the speaker stand bases to the stems
using the screws provided.
Preparing the speakers Once you have aligned the stem and base,
1. Attach the non-skid pads to the base of secure with the small screws at the points
shown below. Note that the speaker should
each speaker stand bases, the subwoofer face in the direction of the base of the
and the centre speaker. isosceles triangle.

For speaker stand bases:
Use the supplied adhesive to attach four
middle pads to the base (bottom) of each
speaker stand base.

middle non-skid pads

For subwoofer: Rear
Use the supplied adhesive to attach four Front
large pads to the base of subwoofer.

large non-skid pads

Installation 17

3. Connect the wires to the player. Securing your front and surround
Connect the white wire with gray line into
(+) side and the other wire into (–) side. To Secure each of the front and surround speakers
connect the cable to the player, press each using the plastic catch provided. Screw two
plastic finger pad to open the connection supporting hooks into the wall behind the
terminal. Insert the wire and release the speaker. Pass a thick cord around the hooks
finger pad. and through the plastic catch so that the
speaker is stabilized (make sure to test that
Coloured (+) it supports the weight of the speaker). After
installing, make sure the speaker is securely


thick cord Installation

CAUTION Plastic catch

• Do not connect any speakers other than those CAUTION
supplied to this system.
• The plastic catch is not a mounting fixture, and
• Do not connect the supplied speakers to any the speaker should not be hung directly from
amplifier other than the one supplied with this the wall using this catch. Always use a cord
system. Connection to any other amplifier may when stabilizing the speaker.
result in malfunction or fire.
• Pioneer disclaims all responsibility for any
losses or damage resulting from improper
assembly, installation, insufficient strength of the
installation materials, misuse, or natural disasters.

• When placing this unit, ensure that it is firmly
secured and avoid areas where it may be likely
to fall and cause injury in the event of a natural
disaster (such as an earthquake).

18 Installation

Speaker Setup for BCS-303 For centre speaker:
Use the supplied adhesive to attach four
Preparing the speakers small pads to the base of centre speaker.
1. Attach the non-skid pads to the base of
small non-skid pads
each speaker.

For speaker stand bases:
Use the supplied adhesive to attach four
middle pads to the base (bottom) of each
speaker stand base.

small non-skid pads 2. Connect the wires to the player.

3 Connect the white wire with gray line into

Installation (+) side and the other wire into (–) side. To

connect the cable to the player, press each

plastic finger pad to open the connection

terminal. Insert the wire and release the

finger pad.

For subwoofer: Coloured (+)
Use the supplied adhesive to attach four
large pads to the base of subwoofer.

large non-skid pads

Wall mounting the Installation 19
centre speaker
Additional notes on

The centre speaker have a mounting hole Install the main front left and right speakers at 3
which can be used to mount the speaker on an equal distance from the TV.
the wall. Installation
Before mounting
Remember that the speaker system is heavy Make sure that all the bare speaker wire is
and that its weight could cause the screws twisted together and inserted fully into the
to work loose, or the wall material to fail to speaker terminal. If any of the bare speaker
support it, resulting in the speaker falling. Make wire touches the back panel it may cause the
sure that the wall you intend to mount the power to cut off as a safety measure.
speakers on is strong enough to support them.
Do not mount on plywood or soft surface The front, centre and surround speakers
walls. supplied with this system are magnetically
shielded. However, depending on the
Mounting screws are not supplied. Use screws installation location, colour distortion may
suitable for the wall material and support the occur if the speaker is installed extremely
weight of the speaker. close to the screen of a television set. If this
case happens, turn the power switch of the
CAUTION television set OFF, and turn it ON after 15 min.
to 30 min. If the problem persists, place the
• If you are unsure of the qualities and strength of speaker system away from the television set.
the wall, consult a professional for advice.
The subwoofer is not magnetically shielded
• Pioneer is not responsible for any accidents or and so should not be placed near a TV or
damage that result from improper installation. monitor. Magnetic storage media (such as
floppy discs and tape or video cassettes)
should also not be kept close to the subwoofer.

Do not attach the front/surround speakers and
subwoofer to a wall or ceiling. They may fall off
and cause injury.

Mounting screw 5 mm
(not supplied) 10 mm

5 mm to 7 mm

20 Installation

Positioning the system CAUTION

The following illustration shows an example • Be careful to make sure children do not put their
of positioning the system. Note that the hands or any objects into the *subwoofer duct.
illustrations in these instructions differ from the *subwoofer duct: A hole for plentiful bass sound
actual unit for explanation purposes. on subwoofer cabinet (enclosure).
For the best possible surround sound, all the
speakers other than the subwoofer should be • Place the centre speaker at a safe distance from
placed at the same distance from the listening the child’s reach.
position (A). Otherwise it may result in the speaker falling
down and causing personal injury and/or
property damage.

B • The speakers contain magnet parts, so colour
irregularity may occur on the TV screen or PC
3A C monitor screen. Please use the speakers away
G from the TV screen or PC monitor screen.



A Front left speaker (L)/
B Front right speaker (R):
Place the front speakers to the sides of the
monitor or screen and as flush with the screen
surface as possible.

C Centre speaker:
Place the centre speaker above or below the
monitor or screen.

D Surround left speaker (L)/
E Surround right speaker (R):
Place these speakers behind your listening
position, facing slightly inwards.

F Subwoofer:
The position of the subwoofer is not so
critical, because low bass sounds are not
highly directional. But it is better to place
the subwoofer near the front speakers. Turn
it slightly toward the centre of the room to
reduce the wall reflections.

G Unit

Installation 21

Connecting to Your TV HDMI Connection

Make one of the following connections, If you have a HDMI TV or monitor, you
depending on the capabilities of your existing can connect it to this player using a HDMI
equipment. cable(Type A, Version 1.3). Connect the HDMI
• HDMI connection (pages 21-22) OUT jack on the player to the HDMI IN jack on
• Component Video connection (page 22) a HDMI compatible TV or monitor.
• Video connection (page 23)
HDMI Connection

NOTE PlPalyaeyrer 3
• Depending on your TV and other equipment Installation
you wish to connect, there are various ways you
could connect the player. Use only one of the
connections described in this manual.

• Please refer to the manuals of your TV, stereo
system or other devices as necessary to make
the best connections.

• Make sure the player is connected directly to
the TV. Tune the TV to the correct video input

• Do not connect your player via your VCR. The
image could be distorted by the copy protection

Set the TV’s source to HDMI (refer to TV’s
Owner’s manual).

22 Installation

NOTE Component Video Connection

• Changing the resolution when the connection Connect the COMPONENT VIDEO OUT jacks on
has already been established may result in the player to the corresponding input jacks on
malfunctions. To solve the problem, turn off the the TV using Y Pb Pr cables. You can hear the
player and then turn it on again. sound the through the system’s speaker.

• When the HDMI connection with HDCP is not Component Connection
verified, TV screen is changed to black screen.
In this case, check the HDMI connection, or
disconnect the HDMI cable.

• If there is noise or lines on the screen, please PlPalyaeyer r
check the HDMI cable (length is generally
limited to 4.5 m and use a high speed HDMI PR
cable (version 1.3).
Installation L PB
• If a connected HDMI device does not accept the AUX
audio output of the player, the HDMI R Y
device’s audio sound may be distorted or may COMPONENT
not output. INPUT

• When you use HDMI connection, you can Green
change the resolution for the HDMI output. BBlluuee
(Refer to “Resolution Setting” on page 23.) Red

• Select the type of video output from the HDMI TTVV
OUT jack using [HDMI Color Setting] option on
the [Setup] menu (see page 34).

• When you connect a HDMI or DVI compatible NOTE
device make sure of the following:
- Try switching off the HDMI/DVI device and this When you use COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
player. Next, switch on the HDMI/DVI device connection, you can change the resolution for the
and leave it for around 30 seconds, then switch output. (Refer to “Resolution setting” on page 23.)
on this player.
- The connected device’s video input is set
correctly for this unit.
- The connected device is compatible with
720x576p (480p), 1280x720p, 1920x1080i or
1920x1080p video input.

• Not all HDCP-compatible HDMI or DVI devices
will work with this player.
- The picture will not be displayed properly with
non-HDCP device.
- This player does not playback and TV screen is
changed to black screen.

Installation 23

Video Connection Resolution Setting

Connect the VIDEO OUT jack on the player to The player provides several output resolutions
the video in jack on the TV using a video cable. for HDMI OUT and COMPONENT VIDEO OUT
You can hear the sound through the system’s jacks. You can change the resolution using
speakers. [Setup] menu.

Video Connection 1. Press HOME MENU ( ).

Player 2. Use I/i/U/u to select the [Setup] and
press ENTER ( ). The [Setup] menu appears.
PR 3
3. Use U/u to select [DISPLAY] option then
VIDEO press i to move to the second level.

L PB 4. Use U/u to select the [Resolution] option Installation
AUX then press ENTER ( ) or i to move to the
R Y third level.


5. Use U/u to select the desired resolution
then press ENTER ( ) to confirm your


• If your TV does not accept the resolution you
have set on the player, you can set resolution to
576p (480p) as follows:

1. Press Z to open the disc tray.
2. Press x for more than 5 seconds.
• Since several factors affect the resolution of
video output, see “Video Output Resolution” on
page 70.

24 Installation

Antenna connection Connections with
external device

Connect the supplied antenna for listening to AUX Connection
the radio.
Antenna Connection You can enjoy the sound from an external
component through the speakers of this
3 system.

Installation Connect the analogue audio output jacks of
your component into the AUX L/R (INPUT) on
this unit. And then select the [AUX] option by
pressing INPUT/TUNER, I/i and ENTER ( ).

AUX Connection

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After connecting the FM wire antenna, keep it as
horizontal as possible. Be sure to fully extend the L PB
FM wire antenna. AUX


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Installation 25

PORTABLE IN connection OPTICAL IN 1/2 connection

You can enjoy the sound from your portable You can enjoy the sound from your component
audio player through the speakers of this with a digital optical connection through the
system. speakers of this system.

Connect the headphones (or line out ) Connect the optical output jack of your
jack of the portable audio player into the component into the OPTICAL IN 1/2 jacks on
PORTABLE IN socket of this unit. And then the unit. And then select the [OPTICAL 1/2]
select the [PORTABLE] option by pressing option by pressing INPUT/TUNER, I/i and
INPUT/TUNER, I/i and ENTER ( ). ENTER ( ). Or press OPTICAL to select directly.

PORT.IN Connection Optical Connection



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26 Installation

Bluetooth® connection 1. Select the Bluetooth function by using the

About Bluetooth Appears “BT AUDIO” and then “BT READY” in
display window.

Bluetooth® is wireless communication 2. Operate the Bluetooth device and perform
technology for short range connection. the pairing operation. When searching for

The available range is within 10 meters. this unit with the Bluetooth device, a list

(The sound may be interrupted when the of the devices found may appear in the

connection interfered by the other electronic Bluetooth device display depending on the

wave or you connect the bluetooth in the other type of Bluetooth device. Your unit appears

rooms.) as “PIONEER AUDIO”.

Connecting individual devices under 3. Enter the PIN code.
Bluetooth wireless technology does not incur PIN cord : 0000
any charges. A mobile phone with Bluetooth
4. When this unit successfully paired with your
3 wireless technology can be operated via

Installation the Cascade if the connection was made via Bluetooth device, Bluetooth LED of this unit

Bluetooth wireless technology. lights up and appears “BT SINK”.

Available Devices : Mobile phone, MP3, Laptop, NOTE
PDA (This units be supported the Stereo
Headset.) Depending on the Bluetooth device type, some
device have a different pairing way.
Bluetooth Profiles
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, 5. Listening to music.
devices must be able to interpret certain To play a music stored on your Bluetooth
profiles. device, refer to your Bluetooth device’s user
This unit is compatible with following profile. guide.

A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) NOTE

Listening to music of a Bluetooth • If you change the function of the unit, the
device Bluetooth function is disconnected, operate
Pairing your unit and Bluetooth device pairing again.

Before you start the pairing procedure, make • AVRCP cannot be available in this mode.
sure the Bluetooth feature is turned on in to
your Bluetooth device. Refer to your Bluetooth
device’s user guide. Once a pairing operation is
performed, it does not need to be performed

Installation 27

Checking the information of connected NOTE
Bluetooth device
• This units dose not be supported the Mono
This function is operated after pairing. You can Headset Profile (Hands Free Profile).
check the Bluetooth information.
• The sound may be interrupted when the
Press DISPLAY repeatedly. connection interfered by the other electronic
Bluetooth information is changed as follows.
Local Bluetooth Device Address t Device • You cannot control the Bluetooth device with
Name t None t ... this unit.

• Pairing is limited one Bluetooth device per one 3
unit and multi-pairing is not supported.
• Although the distance between your Bluetooth
and the set is less than 10 m, there are obstacles
between both, your Bluetooth device cannot be

• Depending on the type of the device, you may
not be able to use the Bluetooth function.

• When not connected the Bluetooth, “BT READY”
appears on the display window.

• The Electrical malfunction due to devices using
same frequency such as Medical equipment,
Microwaves or wireless LAN devices, the
connection will be disconnected.

• When someone stands and interrupts
communication between Bluetooth device and
the player, the connection will be disconnected.

• If the gotten away of the distance between
Bluetooth and the unit, the sound quality is lower
and lower the connection will disconnect when
the space between the Bluetooth and the unit
gets out of the operating range of Bluetooth.

• The device with Bluetooth wireless technology
is disconnected, if you turn off the main unit or
put the device away from the main unit more
than 10 m.

28 Installation

Connecting to your Network Connection
Home Network RRoouutteerr

This player can be connected to a local area BBrrooaaddbabnadnd
network (LAN) via the LAN port on the rear SSeervrivciece
Please refer to the documentation for your
network device for further instructions. LAN 1 PC
Connect the player’s LAN port to the LAN 2 PC
corresponding port on your Modem or Router LAN 3

Installation3 using a commercially available LAN or Ethernet

cable (CAT5 or better with RJ45 connector).
In the example configuration for wired
connection below, this player would be able to
access content from either of the PCs.



• When plugging or unplugging the LAN cable,
hold the plug portion of the cable. When
unplugging, do not pull on the LAN cable but
unplug while pressing down on the lock.

• Do not connect a modular phone cable to the
LAN port.

• Since there are various connection
configurations, please follow the specifications
of your telecommunication carrier or internet
service provider.

• If you want to access content from PCs or DLNA
servers, this player must be connected to the
same local area network with them via a router.

Installation 29

Network Setup NOTE 3

Before setting the wired network, you need to If there is no DHCP server on the network and you
connect the broadband internet to your home want to set the IP address manually, select [Static]
network. then set the [IP Address], [Subnet Mask], [Gateway]
and [DNS Server] using U/u/I/i and numerical
If there is a DHCP server on the local area buttons. If you make a mistake while entering a
network (LAN) via wired connection, this player number, press CLEAR to clear the highlighted part.
will automatically be allocated an IP address.
After making the physical connection, a small 3. Select [OK] and press ENTER ( ) to apply
number of home networks may require the network settings.
player’s network setting to be adjusted. Adjust
the [NETWORK] setting as follows. 4. The player will ask you to test the network
connection. Select [OK] and press ENTER
1. Select [Connection Setting] option in the ( ) to complete the network connection.
[Setup] menu then press ENTER ( ).


2. Use U/u/I/i to select the IP mode 5. If you select [Test] and press ENTER ( )
between [Dynamic] and [Static]. at step 4 above, the network connection
Normally, select [Dynamic] to allocate an IP status is displayed on the screen.
address automatically. You can also test it on the [Connection
Status] in the [Setup] menu.

30 Installation

Notes on Network Connection: • Some internet connection operations may

• Many network connection problems during not be possible due to certain restrictions
set up can often be fixed by re-setting the set by the Internet service provider (ISP)
router or modem. After connecting the supplying your broadband Internet
player to the home network, quickly power connection.

off and/or disconnect the power cable of • Any fees charged by an ISP including,

the home network router or cable modem. without limitation, connection charges are

Then power on and/or connect the power your responsibility.

cable again. • A 10 Base-T or 100 Base-TX LAN port is

• Depending on the internet service provider required for wired connection to this player.

(ISP), the number of devices that can If your internet service does not allow for

receive internet service may be limited by such a connection, you will not be able to

the applicable terms of service. For details, connect the player.

3 contact your ISP. • You must use a Router to use xDSL service.

• Our company is not responsible for • A DSL modem is required to use DSL service

Installation any malfunction of the player and/or and a cable modem is required to use cable

the internet connection feature due to modem service. Depending on the access

communication errors/malfunctions method of and subscriber agreement with

associated with your broadband internet your ISP, you may not be able to use the

connection, or other connected equipment. internet connection feature contained in

• The features of BD-ROM discs made this player or you may be limited to the

available through the Internet Connection number of devices you can connect at the

feature are not created or provided same time. (If your ISP limits subscription

by our company, and our company is to one device, this player may not be

not responsible for their functionality allowed to connect when a PC is already

or continued availability. Some disc connected.)

related material available by the Internet • The use of a “Router” may not be allowed
Connection may not be compatible with or its usage may be limited depending on
this player. If you have questions about such the policies and restrictions of your ISP. For
content, please contact the producer of the details, contact your ISP directly.
• Turn off all unused network equipment in
• Some internet contents may require a your local home network. Some devices
higher bandwidth connection. may generate network traffic.

• Even if the player is properly connected and

configured, some internet contents may

not operate properly because of internet

congestion, the quality or bandwidth of

your internet service, or problems at the

provider of the content.

Installation 31

USB device NOTE 3
• This player supports USB flash memory/external Installation
This player can play movie, music and photo HDD formatted in FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS when
files contained in the USB device. accessing files (music, photo, movie). However,
1. Insert a USB device to the USB port until it for BD-LIVE and Audio CD recording, only FAT16
and FAT32 formats are supported. Use the USB
fits into place. flash memory/external HDD formatted in either
USB Connection FAT16 or FAT32 when using BD-LIVE and Audio
CD recording.
2. Press HOME MENU.
Select [Movie], [Photo] or [Music] using • The USB device can be used for local storage for
U/u/I/i, and press ENTER ( ). enjoying BD-Live discs from the Internet.

3. Select a file using U/u/I/i, and press PLAY • This unit can support up to 4 partitions of the
or ENTER ( ) to play the file. USB device.
You can check the space of the USB device
on the screen. • Do not extract the USB device during operation
(play, etc.).
4. Select the other mode. And withdraw the
USB device carefully. • An USB device which requires additional
programme installation when you have
connected it to a computer, is not supported.

• USB device: USB device that support USB 1.1
and USB 2.0.

• Movie, music and photo files can be played.
For details of operations on each file, refer to
relevant pages.

• Regular back up is recommended to prevent
data loss.

• If you use a USB extension cable, USB HUB or
USB Multi-reader, the USB device may not be

• Some USB device may not work with this unit.

• Digital camera and mobile phone are not

• The USB Port on this unit cannot be connected
to a PC.

32 Installation

Settings 4. Use U/u to select a second setup option,
and press ENTER ( ) to move to the third
Adjust the Setup Settings level.

You can change the settings of the player in 5. Use U/u to select a desired setting, and
the [Setup] menu. press i or ENTER ( ) to confirm your
1. Press HOME MENU ( ). selection.


Installation 2. Use I/i/U/u to select [Setup] and press
ENTER ( ). The [Setup] menu appears.

3. Use U/u to select a first setup option, and
press i to move to the second level.

Installation 33

[DISPLAY] Menu Resolution 3
Sets the output resolution of the Component
TV Aspect Ratio and HDMI video signal. Refer to page 23 and Installation
Select a TV aspect ratio option according to 70 or details about the resolution setting.
your TV type.
[4:3 Letter Box] If the HDMI OUT jack is connected to
Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. TVs providing display information (EDID),
Displays theatrical images with masking this automatically selects the resolution
bars above and below the picture. best suited to the connected TV. If the
COMPONENT VIDEO OUT only is connected,
[4:3 Pan Scan] this changes the resolution to 1080i as
Select when a standard 4:3 TV is connected. default resolution.
Displays pictures cropped to fill your TV
screen. Both sides of the picture are cut off. [1080p]
Outputs 1080 lines of progressive video.
[16:9 Original]
Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected. [1080i]
The 4:3 picture is displayed with an original Outputs 1080 lines of interlaced video.
4:3 aspect ratio, with black bars appearing
at the left and right sides. [720p]
Outputs 720 lines of progressive video.
[16:9 Full]
Select when a 16:9 wide TV is connected. [576p (480p)]
The 4:3 picture is adjusted horizontally (in a Outputs 576 (480) lines of progressive video.
linear proportion) to fill the entire screen.
[576i (480i)]
NOTE Outputs 576 (480) lines of interlaced video.

You cannot select [4:3 Letter Box] and [4:3 Pan
Scan] option when the resolution is set to higher
than 720p.

34 Installation

1080p Display Mode [LANGUAGE] Menu

When the resolution is set to 1080p, select Display Menu
[24 Hz] for smooth presentation of film material Select a language for the [Setup] menu and
(1080p/ 24 Hz) with a HDMI-equipped display on-screen display.
compatible with 1080p/ 24 Hz input.


• When you select [24 Hz], you may experience Disc Menu/ Disc Audio/
some picture disturbance when the video Disc Subtitle
switches video and film material. In this case, Select the language you prefer for the audio
select [50 Hz]. track (disc audio), subtitles, and the disc menu.

• Even when [1080p Display Mode] is set to [Original]
Refers to the original language in which the
[24 Hz], if your TV is not compatible with disc was recorded.

3 1080p/ 24 Hz, the actual frame frequency of [Other]
the video output will be 50 Hz to match the Press ENTER ( ) to select another language.
Use number buttons then ENTER ( ) to
Installation video source format. enter the corresponding 4-digit number
according to the language code list on
HDMI Color Setting page 69.

Select the type of output from the HDMI
OUT jack. For this setting, please refer to the
manuals of your display device.

[YCbCr] [Off] (for Disc Subtitle only)
Select when connecting to a HDMI display Turn off Subtitle.

Select when connecting to a DVI (RGB)
display device. Depending on the disc, your language setting may
not work.

Installation 35

[AUDIO] Menu HD AV Sync 3
Sometimes Digital TV encounters a delay
Speaker Setup between picture and sound. If this happens Installation
To obtain the best possible sound, use the you can compensate by setting a delay on the
speaker setup display to specify the volume sound so that it effectively ‘waits’ for the picture
of the speakers you have connected and their to arrive: this is called HD AV Sync. Use U u to
distance from your listening position. Use the scroll up and down through the delay amount,
test to adjust the volume of the speakers to the which you can set at anything between 0 and
same level. 300 ms.

[Speaker] The delay will vary depending on which digital
Select a speaker that you want to adjust. TV channel you are on. If you change channel
you may need to readjust the HD AV Sync.
Adjust the output level of each speaker. DRC (Dynamic Range Control)
When a title encoded in Dolby Digital or Dolby
[Distance] Digital Plus is playing back, you may wish to
Adjust the distance between each speaker compress the dynamic range of the audio
and the listening position. output (the difference between the loudest
sounds and the quietest ones). This allows you
[Test/ Stop test tone] to listen to a movie at a lower volume without
The speakers will emit a test tone. losing clarity of sound. Set [DRC] to [On] for
this effect.
Confirms the setting. NOTE

[Cancel] The DRC setting can be changed only when a
Cancels the setting. disc is not inserted or the unit is in complete stop

36 Installation

[LOCK] Menu DVD Rating

To access any features in the [LOCK] settings, Blocks playback of rated DVD based on their
you must enter the 4-digit security code you content. (Not all discs are rated.)
have created.
If you have not entered a password yet, you are [Rating 1-8]
prompted to do so. Enter a 4-digit password Rating one (1) has the most restrictions and
twice, and press ENTER ( ) to create a new rating eight (8) is the least restrictive.
Password If you select this, parental control is not
active and the disc plays in full.

You can create or change the password.

[None] BD Rating

3 Enter a 4-digit password twice, and press Sets an age limit for BD-ROM playback.
Use number buttons to input an age limit for
ENTER ( ) to create a new password. BD-ROM viewing.
[Change] [255]
Enter the current password and press ENTER All BD-ROM can be played.
( ). Enter a 4-digit password twice, and

press ENTER ( ) to create a new password. [0-254]

Prohibits play of BD-ROM with

corresponding ratings recorded on them.


If you make a mistake before pressing ENTER ( ), NOTE
press CLEAR. Then input the correct password.

The [BD Rating] will be applied only for the BD disc
that containing the Advanced Rating Control.

If you forget your password,

If you forget your password, you can clear it using Area Code
the following steps:
Enter the code of the area whose standards
1. Remove any disc that might be in the player. were used to rate the DVD video disc, based
on the list on page 68.
2. Select [Lock] option in the [Setup] menu.

3. Use number buttons to enter “210499” on the
[Lock] Menu. The password is cleared.

Installation 37


Connection Setting DivX VOD 3
If your home network environment is ready to ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video
connect to the player, the player needs to be format created by DivX, Inc. This is an official Installation
set up for network communication. DivX Certified device that plays DivX video.
(See “Connecting to your Home Network” on Visit for more information and
page 28.) software tools to convert your files into DivX
Connection Status
If you want to check the network status on ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX
this player, select the [Connection Status] Certified® device must be registered in order to
option and press ENTER ( ) to check whether play DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content.
a connection to the network and the internet To generate the registration code, locate the
has been established. DivX VOD section in the device setup menu.
Go to with this code to complete
BD-LIVE connection the registration process and learn more about
You can restrict Internet access when BD-LIVE DivX VOD.
functions are used.
[Permitted] Displays the registration code of your player.
Internet access is permitted for all BD-LIVE
contents. [Deregister]
Deactivate your player and display the
[Partially permitted] deactivation code.
Internet access is permitted only for BD-
LIVE contents which have content owner NOTE
certificates. Internet access and AACS
Online functions are prohibited for all BD- All the downloaded videos from DivX VOD with
LIVE contents without a certificate. this player’s registration code can only be played
back on this unit.
Internet access is prohibited for all BD-LIVE

Installation38 Installation

Auto Power Off
The screen saver appears when you leave
the player in Stop mode for about five
minutes. If you set this option to [On], the unit
automatically turns itself off after the Screen
Saver is displayed for 25 minutes.
Set this option to [Off ] to leave the screen
saver until the unit is operated by the user.

Factory Set
You can reset the player to its original
factory settings.


BD Storage Clear
Removes the BD contents from the
connected USB storage.


If you reset the player to its original factory settings
using [Factory Set] option, you have to set all the
activation for the on-line services and network
settings again.

Software Information
Displays the current software version.

Installation 39

Sound Effect [Clear Voice]: This mode makes voice sound
clear, improving the quality of voice sound.
You can select a suitable sound mode. Press
SOUND repeatedly until the desired mode [Game]: You can enjoy more virtual sound
appears on the front panel display or the TV while playing video games.
screen. The displayed items for the equalizer
maybe different depending on sound sources [Night]: This may be useful when you want to
and effects. watch movies at low volumes late at night.

[Pioneer 1]: Gives you suitable sound setting [Mus. ReTouch]: When listening to MP3 files or
with connecting small type of speakers other compressed music, you can enhance the
(S-BD303). sound. This mode is available only to 2 channel
[Pioneer 2]: Gives you suitable sound
setting with connecting tall type of speakers [Loudness]: Improves bass and treble sound.
(S-BD707T ).
[Bypass]: Software with multichannel surround
audio signals is played according to the way it Installation
was recorded.

[Bass Blast]: Reinforce the bass sound
effect from front left and right speaker and

[PL ll Movie]: Performs Pro Logic ll movie
mode decoding to the input signal and
produces five full-bandwidth output channels
from 2 channel sources. This setting is ideal for
watching videos of overdubbed or old movies.
This mode is available only to 2 channel

[PL ll Music]: Performs Pro Logic ll music mode
decoding to the input signal and produces
five full-bandwidth output channels from
2 channel sources. This setting is ideal for
normal stereo sources such as CD. This mode is
available only to 2 channel sources.

40 Operation


General Playback 4. Select [Movie], [Photo] or [Music] using
U/u/I/i, and press ENTER ( ).
Playing Discs
5. Select the Disc option using I/i, and press
1. Press Z OPEN/CLOSE, and place a disc on ENTER ( ).
the disc tray.


Operation When you connect up to two devices, it
appears as above.
2. Press Z OPEN/CLOSE to close the disc tray.
For most Audio CD, BD-ROM and 6. Select a file using U/u/I/i, and press B
DVD-ROM discs, playback starts PLAY or ENTER ( ) to play the file.
3. Press HOME MENU.
• Playback functions described in this manual are
not always available in every files and medium.
Some functions can be restricted depending on
many factors.

• Depending on the BD-ROM titles, a USB device
connection may be needed for proper playback.

Operation 41

To stop playback Using the disc menu 4
Press x STOP during playback.
BD DVD AVCHD Operation
To pause playback
Press X PAUSE/STEP during playback. To display the disc menu
Press B PLAY to resume playback. The menu screen may be displayed first after
loading a disc which contains a menu. If you
To play frame-by-frame want to display the disc menu during playback,
Press X PAUSE/STEP while movie playback. press MENU.
Press X PAUSE/STEP repeatedly to playback
Frame-by-Frame. Use U/u/I/i buttons to navigate through
menu items.
To scan forward or backward
Press m or M to play fast forward or fast To display the Pop-up menu
reverse during playback. Some BD-ROM discs contain a Pop-up menu
You can change the various playback speeds that appears during playback.
by pressing m or M repeatedly.
Press POPUP/ TOP MENU during playback, and
To slow down the playing speed use U/u/I/i buttons to navigate through
While the playback is paused, press M SCAN menu items.
repeatedly to play various speeds of slow
motion. Resume playback

To skip to the next/previous BD DVD AVCHD MOVIE ACD
chapter/track/file MUSIC
During playback, press . or > to go to
the next chapter/track/file or to return to the This unit remembers the x STOP depending
beginning of the current chapter/track/file. on the disc.
Press . twice briefly to step back to the If “Xx (Resume Stop)” appears on the screen
previous chapter/track/file. briefly, press B (PLAY) to resume playback
(from the scene point).

If you press x (STOP) twice or unload the disc,
“x”(Complete Stop) appears on the screen.
The unit will clear the stopped point.


• The resume point may be cleared when a
button is pressed (for example; 1 (POWER),
Z (OPEN/CLOSE), etc).

• On BD-Video discs with BD-J, the resume
playback function does not work.

• If you press x (STOP) once during BD-ROM
interactive title playback, the unit will be in
Complete Stop mode .

42 Operation

Advanced Playback Repeating a specific portion


Repeat Playback This player can repeat a portion you have
1. During playback, press REPEAT ( ) to
During playback, press REPEAT ( ) repeatedly select [A-] at the beginning of the portion
to select a desired repeat mode. you wish to repeat. And then press ENTER
( ).

BDs/DVDs 2. Press ENTER ( ) at the end of the portion.
A- – Selected portion will be repeated Your selected portion will be repeated
Chapter – The current chapter will be 3. To return to normal playback, press REPEAT
( ) repeatedly to select [OFF] or press
played back repeatedly. CLEAR.
Title – The current title will be played

back repeatedly.

To return to normal playback, press REPEAT NOTE

4 ( ) repeatedly to select [Off ]. You cannot select a portion less than 3 seconds.

Operation Audio CDs/Music files

– The current track or file will be

played back repeatedly.

– All the tracks or files will be played Marker Search

back repeatedly. BD DVD AVCHD MOVIE

– The tracks or files will be played back You can start playback from up to nine
in random order. memorized points.

– All the tracks or files will be

played back repeatedly in random order.

– Selected portion will be repeated To enter a marker
continually. (Audio CD only) 1. During playback, press MARKER at the

To return to normal playback, press CLEAR. desired point. The Marker icon appears on

the TV screen briefly.

NOTE 2. Repeat step 1 to add up to nine markers.

• If you press > once during Repeat Chapter/ To recall a marked scene
Track playback, the repeat playback cancels. 1. Press SEARCH and the search menu appears

• This function may not work on some disc or title. on the screen.

2. Press a number button to select a marker
number that you want to recall. Playback
starts from the marked scene.

Operation 43

To delete a Marker Using the search menu

1. Press SEARCH and the search menu appears BD DVD AVCHD MOVIE
on the screen.
Using search menu, you can easy to find the
point where you want to start playback.

2. Press u to highlight a marker number. Use To search a point 4
I/i to select a marked scene that you 1. During playback, press SEARCH to display
want to delete. Operation
the search menu.
3. Press CLEAR and the marked scene is erased
from the search menu. 2. Press I/i to skip the playback 15 seconds
forward or backward. You can select a
NOTE point that you want to skip by pressing and
holding I/i button.
• This function may not work depending on discs,
titles, server ability. To start playback from a marked
• All marked points are cleared if the title is in 1. Press SEARCH and the search menu appears
complete stop (x) mode, the title is changed or
if you unload the disc. on the screen.
2. Press u to highlight a marker number. Use
• If the total length of the title is less than
10 seconds, this function is not available. I/i to select a marked scene that you
want to playback from.
3. Press ENTER ( ) to start playback from the
marked scene.


• This function may not work depending on discs,
titles, server ability.

• This function may not work on some [Home
Link] contents depending on the file type and
ability of the DLNA server.

44 Operation

Last Scene Memory On-Screen display


This unit memorizes the last scene from the You can display and adjust various information
last disc that is viewed. The last scene remains and settings concerning the content.
in memory even if you remove the disc from
the unit or switch off the unit. If you load a disc Displaying content information
that has the scene memorized, the scene is on-screen
automatically recalled.

• Last Scene Memory function for a previous disc 1. During playback, press DISPLAY ( ) to show
is erased once a different disc is played. various playback information.

• This function may not work depending on the

• This unit does not memorize settings of a disc if a
you switch off the unit before commencing to b
play it. c


Operation d


a Title – Current title number/total number
of titles

b Chapter – Current chapter number/total
number of chapters

c Time – Elapsed playing time/Total
playback time

d Audio – Selected audio language or

e Subtitle – Selected subtitle
f Angle – Selected angle/total number of


g TV Aspect Ratio – Selected a TV aspect

h Picture Mode – Selected picture mode

Operation 45

2. Select an option using U/u. Playing from selected time

3. Use I/i to adjust the selected option BD DVD AVCHD MOVIE
1. Press DISPLAY ( ) during playback. The
4. Press RETURN (O) to exit the On-Screen time search box shows the elapsed playing
display. time.

NOTE 2. Select the [Time] option and then input
the required start time in hours, minutes,
• If no button is pressed for a few seconds, the on- and seconds from left to right.
screen display disappears. For example, to find a scene at 2 hours, 10
minutes, and 20 seconds, enter “21020”.
• A title number cannot be selected on some Press I/i to skip the playback 60 seconds
discs. forward or backward.

• Available items may differ depending on discs 3. Press ENTER ( ) to start playback from
or titles. selected time.

• If BD interactive title is playing back, some NOTE
setting information is displayed on the screen
but prohibited to be changed. • This function may not work on some disc or
• This function may not work on some [Home
Link] contents depending on the file type and Operation
ability of the DLNA server.

46 Operation

Hearing different audio Selecting a subtitle language


1. During playback, press DISPLAY ( ) to 1. During playback, press DISPLAY ( ) to
display the on-screen display. display the on-screen display.

2. Use U/u to select the [Audio] option. 2. Use U/u to select the [Subtitle] option.
3. Use I/i to select desired audio language,
3. Use I/i to select the desired subtitle
audio track or audio channel. language.

NOTE 4. Press RETURN (O) to exit the On-Screen

• Some discs allow you to change audio selections NOTE
only via the disc menu. If this is the case, press

POPUP/ TOP MENU or MENU button and choose Some discs allow you to change subtitle selections

the appropriate audio from the selections on only via the disc menu. If this is the case, press

the disc menu. POPUP/ TOP MENU or MENU button and choose

• Immediately after you have switched sound, the appropriate subtitle from the selections on the
there may be a temporary discrepancy between disc menu.

4 the display and actual sound.


Operation 47

Watching from a different angle Changing the Picture Mode


If the disc contains scenes recorded at different You can change the [Picture mode] option
camera angles, you can change to a different during playback.
camera angle during playback.
1. During playback, press DISPLAY ( ) to
1. During playback, press DISPLAY ( ) to display the on-screen display.
display the on-screen display.
2. Use U/u to select the [Picture Mode]
2. Use U/u to select the [Angle] option. option.

3. Use I/i to select desired angle. 3. Use I/i to select desired option.

4. Press RETURN (O) to exit the On-Screen 4. Press RETURN (O) to exit the On-Screen
display. display.

Changing the TV Aspect Ratio Setting the [User setting] option 4
1. During playback, press DISPLAY ( ) to
display the on-screen display.
You can change the TV aspect ratio setting
during playback. 2. Use U/u to select the [Picture Mode]
1. During playback, press DISPLAY ( ) to
display the on-screen display. 3. Use I/i to select the [User setting] option,
and press ENTER ( ).
2. Use U/u to select the [TV Aspect Ratio]

3. Use I/i to select desired option.

4. Press RETURN (O) to exit the On-Screen

NOTE 4. Use U/u/I/i to adjust the [Picture Mode]
Even if you change the value of the [TV Aspect
Ratio] option in On-Screen display, the [TV Aspect Select [Default] option then press ENTER
Ratio] option in the [Setup] menu is not changed. ( ) to reset the all adjustments.

5. Use U/u/I/i to select the [Close] options,
and press ENTER ( ) to finish setting.

48 Operation

Enjoying BD-LIVE 3 . Press HOME MENU, and set the [BD-LIVE
connection] option on the [Setup] menu
(page 37).

Depending on the disc, the BD-LIVE

This unit allows you to enjoy functions such as function may not operate if
picture-in-picture, secondary audio and Virtual [BD-LIVE connection] option is set to
packages, etc., with BD-Video supporting [Partially Permitted].

BONUSVIEW (BD-ROM version 2 Profile 1 4 . Insert a BD-ROM with BD-LIVE.
version 1.1/ Final Standard Profile). The operations may differ depending on

Secondary video and audio can be played from the disc. Refer to the manual supplied with

a disc compatible with the picture-in-picture the disc.

function. For the playback method, refer to the

instructions in the disc.

In addition to the BONUSVIEW function, BD- NOTE

Video supporting BD-LIVE (BD-ROM version • Do not extract the connected USB device while

2 Profile 2) that has a network extension content is being downloaded or a Blu-ray disc is

function allows you to enjoy more functions still in the disc tray. Doing so may damage the

such as downloading new movie trailers by connected USB device and BD-LIVE features may
not operate properly with the damaged USB
4 connecting this unit to the internet. device anymore. If the connected USB device

Operation 1. Check the network connection and settings seems damaged from such an action, you can

(pages 28-30). format the connected USB device from the PC
and reuse it with this player.
2. Insert a USB storage device to the USB port
on the front panel. • Some BD-LIVE contents may be restrictively
accessed in some territories by contents

A USB storage device is needed to provider’s own decision.

download bonus content. • It may take up to several minutes to load and

start enjoying BD-LIVE contents.

USB Connection

Operation 49

Playing movie file and NOTE
VR discs
• The file requirements are described on page 11.
You can play DVD-RW discs that are recorded
in Video Recording (VR) format and movie files • You can use various playback functions. Refer to
contained in a disc or USB device. pages 40-47.
1. Press HOME MENU.
• Unfinalized DVD VR format discs may not be
played in this player.

• Some DVD-VR disc are made with CPRM data
by DVD recorder. This unit cannot support these
kinds of discs.

What is CPRM?
CPRM is a copy protection system (with
scramble system) only allowing the recording of
‘copy once’ broadcast programmes. CPRM stands
for Content Protection for Recordable Media.

2. Select [Movie] using U/u/I/i, and press 4
ENTER ( ).
3. Select the device using I/i, and press
ENTER ( ).

When you connect up to two devices, it
appears as above.

4. Select a file using U/u/I/i, and press
B PLAY or ENTER ( ) to play the file.

50 Operation

Selecting a subtitle file Changing subtitle code page


If a movie file name and the subtitle file If the subtitle is not displayed properly, You
name are the same, subtitle file is played can change the subtitle code page to view the
automatically when playing the movie file. subtitle file properly.

If the subtitle file name is different with the 1. During playback, press DISPLAY ( ) to
movie file name, you need to select the subtitle display the on-screen display.
file on the [Movie] menu before playing the
movie. 2. Use U/u to select the [Code Page] option.

1. Use U/u/I/i to select the subtitle file you 3. Use I/i to select desired code option.
wish to play in the [Movie] menu.

2. Press ENTER ( ).
Press ENTER ( ) again to deselect the
subtitle file. Selected subtitle file will be
displayed when you play the movie file.

Operation4 NOTE 4. Press RETURN (O) to exit the On-Screen
• If you press x STOP during playback, the
subtitle selection is cancelled.

• This function may not work in the [Home Link]

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