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Summary of Content for Sony BDP-BX37 Operating Instructions PDF

4-169-139-15(1)

2010 Sony CorporationPrinted in Malaysia

4-169-139-15(1)

Operating Instructions Blu-ray Disc / DVD Player

BDP-S370/BX37

The software of this player may be updated in the future. To find out details on any available updates, please visit: http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/

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WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.

To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.

The AC power cord must be changed only at a qualified service shop.

Batteries or batteries installed apparatus shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.

CAUTION The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. As the laser beam used in this Blu-ray Disc/DVD player is harmful to eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.

This label is located on the laser protective housing inside the enclosure.

This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage

within the products enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and

maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

Precautions To prevent fire or shock hazard,

do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.

Install this unit so that the AC power cord can be unplugged from the wall socket immediately in the event of trouble.

FCC WARNING You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.

The shielded Interface cable (LAN cable) must be used with the equipment in order to comply with the limits for a digital device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules.

b This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the

receiving antenna. Increase the separation

between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Owners Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.

Model No.______________ Serial No.______________

For customers in the USA If this product is not working properly, please call 1-866-909- 7669.

For Customers in Canada If this product is not working properly, please contact our Customer Information Service Center at 1-877-899- 7669 or write to us at: Customer Information Service 115 Gordon Baker Road, Toronto, Ontario, M2H 3R6

Notes About the Discs To keep the disc clean, handle

the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface. Dust, fingerprints, or scratches on the disc may cause it to malfunction.

Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts, or leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as the temperature may rise considerably inside the car.

After playing, store the disc in its case.

Clean the disc with a cleaning cloth. Wipe the disc from the center out.

Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, commercially available disc/ lens cleaners, or anti-static spray intended for vinyl LPs.

If you have printed the discs label, dry the label before playing.

Do not use the following discs. A lens cleaning disc. A disc that has a non-

standard shape (e.g., card, heart).

A disc with a label or sticker on it.

A disc that has cellophane tape or sticker adhesive on it.

Do not resurface the playing side of a disc to remove surface scratches.

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Precautions The power requirements and power consumption of this player are indicated on the back of the player. Check that the players operating voltage is identical with your local power supply.

Power requirements and power consumption

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On placement Place the player in a location

with adequate ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the player.

Do not place the player on a soft surface such as a rug that might block the ventilation holes.

Do not install this player in a confined space, such as a bookshelf or similar unit.

Do not place the player in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, or mechanical shock.

Do not place the player outdoors, in vehicles, on ships, or on other vessels.

If the player is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, or is placed in a very damp room, moisture may condense on the lenses inside the player. Should this occur, the player may not operate properly. In this case, remove the disc and leave the player turned on for about half an hour until the moisture evaporates.

Do not install the player in an inclined position. It is designed to be operated in a horizontal position only.

Do not place heavy or unstable objects on the player.

Do not place any objects other than discs on the disc tray. Doing so may cause damage to the player or the object.

Take out any discs when you move the player. If you dont, the disc may be damaged.

Disconnect the AC power cord and all other cables from the player when you move the player.

On power sources The player is not disconnected

from the AC power source as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the player itself has been turned off.

Disconnect the player from the wall outlet if you are not going to use the player for a long time. To disconnect the AC power cord, grasp the plug itself; never pull the cord.

Observe following points to prevent the AC power cord being damaged. Do not use the AC power cord if it is damaged, as doing so may result in an electric shock or fire. Do not pinch the AC power

cord between the player and wall, shelf, etc.

Do not put anything heavy on the AC power cord or pull on the AC power cord itself.

For the model supplied with the AC plug adaptor If the AC plug of your unit does not fit into the wall outlet, attach the supplied AC plug adaptor.

On adjusting volume Do not turn up the volume while listening to a section with very low level inputs or no audio signals. If you do, your ears and the speakers may be damaged when a peak level section is played.

On cleaning Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a soft cloth. Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzine.

On cleaning discs, disc/ lens cleaners Do not use cleaning discs or disc/lens cleaners (including wet or spray types). These may cause the apparatus to malfunction.

On replacement of parts In the events that this player is repaired, repaired parts may be collected for reuse or recycling purposes.

On connecting to the HDMI OUT jack Observe the following as improper handling may damage the HDMI OUT jack and the connector. Carefully align the HDMI

OUT jack on the rear of the player and the HDMI connector by checking their shapes. Make sure the connector is not upside down or tilted.

Be sure to disconnect the HDMI cable when moving the player.

Hold the HDMI connector straight when connecting or disconnecting the HDMI cable. Do not twist or force the HDMI connector into the HDMI OUT jack.

If you have any questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.

Important Safety Instructions 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near

water. 6) Clean only with dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation

openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturers instructions.

8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.

10)Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.

11)Only use attachments/ accessories specified by the manufacturer.

12)Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/ apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.

13)Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.

IMPORTANT NOTICE Caution: This player is capable of holding a still video image or on-screen display image on your television screen indefinitely. If you leave the still video image or on- screen display image displayed on your TV for an extended period of time you risk permanent damage to your television screen. Plasma display panel televisions and projection televisions are susceptible to this.

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14)Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

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Table of Contents WARNING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Guide to Parts and Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Hookups and Settings Step 1: Preparing the Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Step 2: Connecting the Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Step 3: Easy Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Connecting to the Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Playback Playing a Disc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Playing from a USB Device . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Playing via a Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Available Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18

Settings and Adjustments Using the Settings Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Network Update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Screen Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Audio Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 BD/DVD Viewing Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Parental Control Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Music Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 System Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Network Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Easy Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Resetting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Additional Information Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

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Guide to Parts and Controls

z The N button has a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player.

A Disc tray

B Power indicator Lights up in white when the player is turned on.

C Remote sensor

D Front panel display N, X: Lights up during playback or pause.

: Lights up when enabling the repeat setting.

: Lights up when outputting 720p/ 1080i/1080p video signals.

E (USB) jack Connect a USB device to this jack.

F x (stop)

G N (play)

H Z (open/close)

I [/1 (on/standby) Turns on the player, or sets to standby mode.

To lock the disc tray (Child Lock) You can lock the disc tray to prevent it being opened by mistake. When the player is turned on, hold down N on the player for more than 10 seconds. The disc tray is locked or unlocked.

A LINE OUT (R-AUDIO-L) jacks

B LINE OUT (VIDEO) jack

C DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL) jack

D DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) jack

E Ventilation holes

F (USB) jack

G HDMI OUT jack

H COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, PB, PR) jacks

I LAN (100) terminal

Front panel

Rear panel

The available functions of the remote differ depending on the disc or the situation.

z Number 5, AUDIO, VOL +, and N PLAY buttons have a tactile dot. Use the tactile dot as a reference when operating the player.

The player automatically returns to standby mode If any button on the player or remote is not pressed for more than 30 minutes, the player automatically returns to standby mode.

A Z OPEN/CLOSE Opens or closes the disc tray.

-TV- INPUT Switches between TV and other input sources.

-TV- [/1 (on/standby) Turns on the TV, or sets to standby mode.

[/1 (on/standby) Turns on the player, or sets to standby mode.

B Number buttons (0 - 9) Enters the title/chapter numbers, etc.

VOL +/ Adjusts the TV volume.

THEATER (page 33) Switches to the optimum video mode for watching movies automatically. The THEATER button functions only when connected to a Sony Theater Mode-compatible AV amplifier (receiver) or Sony Theater Mode- compatible TV.

AUDIO (page 24) Selects the language track when multi- lingual tracks are recorded on BD- ROMs/DVD VIDEOs. Selects the sound track on CDs.

SUBTITLE (page 24) Selects the subtitle language when multi- lingual subtitles are recorded on BD- ROMs/DVD VIDEOs.

FAVORITES (page 19) Displays the Internet content added to the Favorites List. You can save up to 18 of your favorite Internet content programs.

C Color buttons (YELLOW/BLUE/ RED/GREEN) Short cut keys for interactive functions.

D TOP MENU Opens or closes the BDs or DVDs Top Menu.

POP UP/MENU Opens or closes the BD-ROMs Pop-up Menu, or the DVDs menu.

OPTIONS (page 18) The options menu that can be selected appears on the screen.

Remote

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HOME Enters the players home menu. Displays the wall paper when pressed on the category icon of the home menu.

RETURN Returns to the previous display.

</M/m/, Moves the highlight to select a displayed item.

Center button (ENTER) Enters the selected item.

E . PREV/NEXT > Skips to the previous/next chapter, track, or file.

REPLAY/ADVANCE Briefly replays the current scenes for 10 seconds/briefly fast forwards the current scenes for 15 seconds.

m/M (fast reverse/fast forward) Fast reverses/fast forwards the disc

when pressed during playback. Each time you press the button during playback of videos, the search speed changes.

Plays in slow motion, when pressed for more than one second in pause mode.

Plays one frame at a time, when pressed briefly in pause mode.

N PLAY Starts or re-starts playback.

DISPLAY (page 17) Displays the playback information on the screen.

X PAUSE Pauses or re-starts playback.

x STOP Stops playback and remembers the stop point (resume point). The resume point for a title/track is the last point you played or the last photo for a photo folder.

F LIGHT (BDP-BX37 for Canada models only) Lights up the 4 and 5 buttons (except

The home menu appears when you press HOME. Select a category using

(Setup): Adjusts the player settings. (Photo): Displays photos. (Music): Plays music. (Video): Plays videos. (Network): Displays network items.

Home menu display

Item Category

Hookups and Settings

Hookups and Settings

Step 1: Preparing the Player

Check that you have the following items: Audio/video cable (phono plug 3) (1) HDMI cable (1) (BDP-BX37 for U.S.

models only) Remote commander (remote) (1) Size AA (R6) batteries (2)

Insert two Size AA (R6) batteries by matching the 3 and # ends on the batteries to the markings inside the battery compartment.

Checking the supplied accessories

Preparing the remote

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Step 2: Connecting the Player Do not connect the AC power cord until you have made all the connections.

Select one of the following connection methods according to the input jacks on your TV. Match the color of the plug to that of the jack when connecting.

* See Checking the supplied accessories (page 11).

b Do not connect the player through a VCR. Video signals fed through VCRs may be affected by copyright protection systems and the picture will be distorted on the television.

Connecting to your TV

High quality

Standard quality

HDMI cable*

Audio/video cable (supplied)

Component video cable (not supplied)

Audio/video cable (supplied)

Hookups and Settings

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 setup (page 23).

*1 See Checking the supplied accessories (page 11).

Connecting to your AV amplifier (receiver)

HDMI cable (not supplied)

t Set BD Audio MIX Setting (page 23).

HDMI cable*1

Coaxial digital cable (not supplied)

t Set Dolby Digital (Coaxial / Optical)*2 (page 23) and DTS (Coaxial / Optical)*3 (page 23).

Optical digital cable (not supplied)

or

Audio/video cable (supplied)

*2

*3

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Step 3: Easy Setup

1 Plug the player into the AC outlet.

2 Press [/1 to turn on the player.

3 Turn on the TV, then switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen.

4 Perform Easy Setup. Follow the on-screen instructions to make the basic settings using

Connecting to the Network

Use a LAN cable to connect to the LAN (100) terminal on the player.

To set the network settings Select Network Settings, Internet Settings, then Wired Setup (page 26), and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

Turn off the player, then connect the USB Wireless LAN Adapter (UWA-BR100 only available as of January 2010) to the USB jack on the front or rear of the player.

b The USB Wireless LAN Adapter may not be available in some regions/countries.

When turned on for the first time Wait for a short while before the player turns on and starts Easy Setup.

to AC outlet

ENTER

Wired Setup

USB Wireless Setup

ADSL modem/ Cable modem

Broadband router

LAN cable (not supplied)

Internet

LAN cable (not supplied)

Wireless LAN router

ADSL modem/ Cable modem

Internet

USB Wireless LAN Adapter

Hookups and Settings

To set the network settings Select Network Settings, Internet Settings, then USB Wireless Setup (page 26), and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

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Playback

Playing a Disc For playable discs, see Playable discs (page 31).

1 Switch the input selector on your TV so that the signal from the player appears on your TV screen.

2 Press Z OPEN/CLOSE, and place a disc on the disc tray.

3 Press Z OPEN/CLOSE to close the disc tray.

appears on the home menu and playback starts. If playback does not start automatically, select in the (Video), (Music), or (Photo) category, and press ENTER.

Some BD-ROMs with the BD-LIVE logo* have bonus content and other data that can be downloaded for enjoyment.

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1 Connect a USB memory to the USB jack on the rear of the player (page 8). As your local storage, use a 1 GB or larger USB memory.

2 Prepare for BONUSVIEW/BD-LIVE. Connect the player to a network

(page 14). Set BD Internet Connection to

Allow (page 24).

Enjoying BONUSVIEW/BD-LIVE

Playing side facing down

Playback

3 Insert a BD-ROM with BONUSVIEW/ BD-LIVE. The operation method differs depending on the disc. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the disc.

z To delete data in the USB memory, select Erase BD Data in the (Video), and press ENTER. All data stored in the buda/budb folder will be erased.

You can check the playback information, etc., by pressing DISPLAY. The displayed information differs depending on the disc type and player status.

Example: when playing a BD-ROM

A The currently selected angle

B Title number or name

C The currently selected audio setting

D Available functions ( angle, audio, subtitle)

E Playback information Displays the Play mode, Playing status bar, Disc type, Video codec, Bitrate, and Repeat type.

F Chapter number

G Output resolution/Video frequency

Playing from a USB Device You can play video/music/photo files on the connected USB device. For playable USB devices, see Playable types of files (page 32).

1 Connect the USB device to the USB jack on the player. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the USB device before connecting.

2 Select (Video), (Music), or (Photo) on the home menu using

</,.

3 Select (USB device) using M/m, and press ENTER.

Displaying the play information

USB device

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Playing via a Network

Serves as a gateway delivering the selected Internet content and a variety of on-demand entertainment straight to your player.

1 Prepare for BRAVIA Internet Video. Connect the player to a network (page 14).

2 Select (Video), (Music), or (Photo) on the home menu using

</,.

3 Select an Internet content provider icon using M/m, and press ENTER. When an Internet content list has not been acquired, an unacquired icon or a new icon is displayed.

To use the control panel The control panel appears when the video file starts playing. The displayed items may differ depending on Internet content providers. To display again, press DISPLAY.

A Control display Press

B Playing status bar Status bar, Cursor indicating the current position, Playing time, Duration of the video file

C The next video file name

D The currently selected video file name and rating

Plays video/music/photo files on your home server, such as a DLNA certified PC by connecting the player to the home network.

1 Prepare for playing files on a DLNA server. Connect the player to a network

(page 14). Set Connection Server Settings

(page 26).

2 Select (Video), (Music), or (Photo) on the home menu using

</,.

3 Select a DLNA server using M/m, and press ENTER. The file list or folder list appears.

Available Options Various settings and playback operations are available by pressing OPTIONS. The available items differ depending on the situation.

Common options

Streaming BRAVIA Internet Video

Playing files on a DLNA server

Items Details

Playback History List

Displays a title in playback history of BD-ROM/DVD- ROM/CD-DA based on Gracenote technology.

Repeat Setting

Sets the repeat mode.

Favorites List

Displays the Favorites List.

Play/Stop Starts or stops the playback.

Play from beginning

Plays the item from the beginning.

Information Display

Displays information on the BD-ROM/DVD-ROM/CD- DA based on Gracenote technology.

Search History

Searches for related information based on keywords acquired from Gracenote on the Information Display.

Playback

(Video) only

(Music) only

(Photo) only

Search Contents

Searches for BRAVIA Internet Video content based on keywords acquired from Gracenote on the Information Display.

Add to Favorites

Adds Internet content to the Favorites List.

Remove from Favorites

Removes Internet content from the Favorites List.

Items Details

AV SYNC Adjusts the gap between picture and sound, by delaying the sound output in relation to the picture output (0 to 120 milliseconds).

Video Settings

Picture Quality Mode: Selects the picture settings for different lighting environments.

FNR: Reduces the random noise appearing in the picture.

BNR: Reduces the mosaic- like block noise in the picture.

MNR: Reduces minor noise around the picture outlines (mosquito noise).

Play/Pause Starts or pauses the playback.

Top Menu Displays the BDs or DVDs Top Menu.

Menu/Popup Menu

Displays the BD-ROMs Pop- up Menu or DVDs menu.

Title Search Searches for a title on BD- ROMs/DVD VIDEOs and starts playback from the beginning.

Chapter Search

Searches for a chapter and starts playback from the beginning.

Angle Switches to other viewing angles when multi-angles are recorded on BD-ROMs/DVD VIDEOs.

Items Details Items Details

Add Slideshow BGM

Registers music files in the USB memory as slideshow BGM.

Items Details

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. If no music file is registered, (Not registered) is displayed.

Play from disc: Sets the tracks in CD-DAs.

Slideshow Plays a slideshow.

Rotate Left Rotates the photo counterclockwise by 90 degrees.

Rotate Right Rotates the photo clockwise by 90 degrees.

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Settings and Adjustments

Using the Settings Displays Select (Setup) on the home menu when you need to change the settings of the player. The default settings are underlined.

1 Select (Setup) on the home menu using </,.

2 Select the setup category icon using M/m, and press ENTER.

Icon Explanation

Network Update (page 21) Updates the software of the player.

Screen Settings (page 21) Makes the video settings according to the type of connecting jacks.

Audio Settings (page 23) Makes the audio settings according to the type of connecting jacks.

BD/DVD Viewing Settings (page 24) Makes detailed settings for BD/ DVD playback.

Parental Control Settings (page 24) Makes detailed settings for the Parental Control function.

Music Settings (page 25) Makes detailed settings for Super Audio CD playback.

System Settings (page 25) Makes the player-related settings.

Network Settings (page 26) Makes detailed settings for the Internet and network.

Easy Setup (page 26) Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings.

Resetting (page 26) Resets the player to the factory settings.

Settings and Adjustm ents

Network Update Select OK to update the players software via the network.

z We recommend the network update every 2

months or so. For information about update functions, visit the

following website: http://www.sony.com/bluraysupport/

Screen Settings TV Type

Screen Format

DVD Aspect Ratio

16:9 Select this when connecting to a wide-screen TV or a TV with a wide mode function.

4:3 Select this when connecting to a 4:3 screen TV without a wide mode function.

Original Select this when connecting to a TV with a wide mode function. Displays a 4:3 screen picture in 16:9 aspect ratio even on a wide-screen TV.

Fixed Aspect Ratio

Changes the picture size to fit the screen size with the original picture aspect ratio.

Letter Box Displays a wide picture with black bands on the top and bottom.

Pan & Scan Displays a full-height picture on the entire screen, with trimmed sides.

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Cinema Conversion Mode

Output Video Format

z When connecting the HDMI OUT jack and other

video output jacks at the same time, select Component Video.

If no picture appears when setting HDMI or Component Video resolution, try another resolution setting.

BD/DVD-ROM 1080/24p Output

YCbCr/RGB (HDMI)

HDMI Deep Color Output

Pause Mode

Auto Normally select this. The player automatically detects whether the material is video-based or film-based, and switches to the appropriate conversion method.

Video The conversion method suited for video-based material will always be selected regardless of the material.

HDMI Normally select Auto. Select Original Resolution to output the resolution recorded on the disc. When the resolution is lower than the SD resolution, it is scaled up to the SD resolution.

Component Video

Select the resolution that suits your TV.

Video Automatically sets the lowest resolution.

Auto Outputs 1920 1080p/ 24 Hz video signals only when connecting a 1080/ 24p-compatible TV using the HDMI OUT jack.

Off Select this when your TV is not compatible with 1080/ 24p video signals.

Auto Automatically detects the connected TV type, and switches to the matching color setting.

YCbCr (4:2:2) Outputs YCbCr 4:2:2 video signals.

YCbCr (4:4:4) Outputs YCbCr 4:4:4 video signals.

RGB Outputs RGB video signals.

Auto Normally select this.

12bit Outputs 12bit/10bit video signals when the connected TV is compatible with Deep Color.

10bit

Off Select this when the picture is unstable or colors appear unnatural.

Auto Normally select this. Dynamic moving pictures appear without blurring.

Frame Displays static pictures at high resolution.

Settings and Adjustm ents

Audio Settings Audio (HDMI)

DSD Output Mode

BD Audio MIX Setting

Dolby Digital (Coaxial / Optical)

DTS (Coaxial / Optical)

DTS Neo:6

Audio DRC

Downmix

Auto Normally select this. Outputs audio signals according to the status of the connected HDMI device.

PCM Outputs PCM signals from the HDMI OUT jack.

On Outputs DSD signals from the HDMI OUT jack when playing a Super Audio CD. When On is selected, no signal is output from other jacks.

Off Outputs PCM signals from the HDMI OUT jack when playing a Super Audio CD.

On Outputs the audio obtained by mixing the interactive and secondary audio to the primary audio.

Off Outputs the primary audio only. Select this to output HD audio signals to an AV amplifier (receiver).

Downmix PCM

Converts to output Linear PCM signals. Select this when connecting an audio device without a built-in Dolby Digital decoder.

Dolby Digital Select this when connecting an audio device with a built- in Dolby Digital decoder.

Downmix PCM

Converts to output Linear PCM signals. Select this when connecting to an audio device without a built-in DTS decoder.

DTS Select this when connecting to an audio device with a built-in DTS decoder.

Cinema Performs DTS Neo:6 Cinema mode decoding. A source recorded in 2-channel format is decoded into 7 channels.

Music Performs DTS Neo:6 Music mode decoding. A source recorded in 2-channel format is decoded into 7 channels. This setting is ideal for normal stereo sources such as CDs.

Off Turns off DTS Neo:6 decoding.

Auto Performs playback at the dynamic range specified by the disc (BD-ROM only). Other discs are played back at the Standard level.

Standard Performs playback at a standard compression level.

Wide Range No compression works. A more dynamic sound is produced.

Surround Outputs audio signals with surround effects. Select this when connecting an audio device that supports Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) or DTS Neo 6.

Stereo Outputs audio signals without surround effects. Select this when connecting an audio device that does not support Dolby Surround (Pro Logic) or DTS Neo 6.

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BD/DVD Viewing Settings BD/DVD Menu Selects the default menu language for BD- ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select Select Language Code, the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to Language code list (page 37).

Audio Selects the default track language for BD- ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select Original, the language given priority in the disc is selected. When you select Select Language Code, the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to Language code list (page 37).

Subtitle Selects the default subtitle language for BD- ROMs or DVD VIDEOs. When you select Select Language Code, the display for entering the language code appears. Enter the code for your language by referring to Language code list (page 37).

BD Hybrid Disc Playback Layer

BD Internet Connection

Parental Control Settings Password Sets or changes the password for the Parental Control function. A password allows you to set a restriction on BD-ROM or DVD VIDEO, and Internet video playback. If necessary, you can differentiate the restriction levels for BD-ROMs, DVD VIDEOs, and Internet videos.

Parental Control Area Code Playback of some BD-ROMs, DVD VIDEOs, or Internet videos can be limited according to the geographic area. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

BD Parental Control Playback of some BD-ROMs can be limited according to the age of the users. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

DVD Parental Control Playback of some DVD VIDEOs can be limited according to the age of the users. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

Internet Video Parental Control Playback of some Internet videos can be limited according to the age of the users. Scenes may be blocked or replaced with different scenes. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter your four-digit password.

Internet Video Unrated

BD Plays BD layer.

DVD/CD Plays DVD or CD layer.

Allow Normally select this.

Do not allow Prohibits Internet connection.

Allow Allows the playback of unrated Internet videos.

Block Blocks the playback of unrated Internet videos.

Settings and Adjustm ents

Music Settings Super Audio CD Playback Layer

Super Audio CD Playback Channel

System Settings OSD Selects your language for the player on- screen displays.

Dimmer

Control for HDMI

Quick Start Mode

Auto Display

Screen Saver

Software Update Notification

Gracenote Settings

DivX(R) VOD (Canada models only) For details, visit the following website: vod.divx.com

System Information Displays the players software version information and the MAC address.

Super Audio CD

Plays the Super Audio CD layer.

CD Plays the CD layer.

DSD 2ch Plays the 2ch area.

DSD Multi Plays the multi-channel area.

Bright Bright lighting.

Dark Low lighting.

Off Turns off the lighting during playback. Low lighting other than during playback.

On Allows you to use the Control for HDMI function (page 33).

Off Turns off the function.

On Shortens the startup time when turning on the player.

Off Reduces standby power consumption.

On Automatically displays information on the screen when changing the viewing titles, picture modes, audio signals, etc.

Off Displays information only when you press DISPLAY.

On Turns on the screen saver function. The screen saver image appears when you do not use the player for more than 10 minutes while an on- screen display is displayed.

Off Turns off the function.

On Sets the player to inform you of newer software version information (page 21).

Off Turns off the function.

Auto Automatically downloads disc information when disc playback stops. Connect to the network for downloading.

Manual Downloads the disc information when Playback History List or Information Display is selected in the options menu.

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Network Settings Internet Settings Connect the player to the network beforehand. For details, see Connecting to the Network (page 14).

Network Connection Diagnostics You can run the network diagnostic to check if the network connection has been made properly.

Connection Server Settings Sets whether or not to display the connected server.

BD Remote Device Registration Registers your BD Remote device.

Registered BD Remote Devices Displays a list of the registered your BD Remote devices.

Easy Setup Re-runs the Easy Setup to make the basic settings. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Resetting Reset to Factory Default Settings You can reset the player settings to the factory default by selecting the group of settings. All the settings within the group will be reset.

Initialize Personal Information You can erase your personal information stored in the player.

View Network Status

Displays the current network status.

Wired Setup Select this when you connect to a broadband router directly.

USB Wireless Setup

Select this when you use a USB Wireless LAN Adapter. For further details, visit the following website and check the FAQ contents: http://www.sony.com/ bluraysupport/

Additional Inform ation

Additional Information

Troubleshooting If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the player, use this troubleshooting guide to help remedy the problem before requesting repairs. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer.

There is no picture or the picture is not output correctly. , Check that all the connecting cables are

securely connected (page 12). , Switch the input selector on your TV to

display the signal from the player. , Reset the video output resolution to the

lowest resolution by pressing x on the player for more than 10 seconds.

, For HDMI connections, try the following: 1Turn the player off and on again. 2Turn the connected equipment off and on again. 3Disconnect and then reconnect the HDMI cable.

, The HDMI OUT jack is connected to a DVI device that does not support copyright protection technology.

, For HDMI connections, check the Output Video Format settings in the Screen Settings setup (page 22).

, When the analog signals are also output, set BD/DVD-ROM 1080/24p Output to Off in the Screen Settings setup (page 22).

, For BD-ROMs, check the BD/DVD-ROM 1080/24p Output setting in the Screen Settings setup (page 22).

The display language on the screen switches automatically when connected to the HDMI OUT jack. , When Control for HDMI is set to On

(page 25), the display language on the screen automatically switches according to the language setting of the connected TV (if you change the setting on your TV, etc.).

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There is no sound or the sound is not output correctly. , Check that all the connecting cables are

securely connected (page 12). , Switch the input selector on your AV

amplifier (receiver) so that the audio signals of the player are output from your AV amplifier (receiver).

, If the audio signal does not come through the DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL/ COAXIAL)/HDMI OUT jack, check the audio settings (page 23).

, For HDMI connections, try the following: 1Turn the player off and on again. 2Turn the connected equipment off and on again. 3Disconnect and then reconnect the HDMI cable.

, For HDMI connections, if the player is connected to a TV through an AV amplifier (receiver), try connecting the HDMI cable directly to the TV. Refer also to the instruction manual supplied with the AV amplifier (receiver).

, The HDMI OUT jack is connected to a DVI device (DVI jacks do not accept audio signals).

, The device connected to the HDMI OUT jack does not support the audio format of the player. Check the audio settings (page 23).

The HD Audio (Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, and DTS-HD Master Audio) is not output by bitstream. , Set BD Audio MIX Setting to Off in

the Audio Settings setup (page 23). , Check that the connected AV amplifier

(receiver) is compatible with each HD Audio format.

The interactive audio is not output. , Set BD Audio MIX Setting to On in the

Audio Settings setup (page 23).

The disc does not play. , The disc is dirty or skewed. , The disc is upside down. Insert the disc with

the playback side facing down. , The disc has a format that cannot be played

back by this player (page 31). , The player cannot play a recorded disc that

is not correctly finalized. , The region code on the BD or DVD does

not match the player.

The player does not detect a USB device connected to the player. , Make sure that the USB device is securely

connected to the USB jack. , Check if the USB device or a cable is

damaged. , Check if the USB device is on. , If the USB device is connected via a USB

hub, connect the USB device directly to the player.

Sound Disc

USB device

Additional Inform ation

The picture/sound is poor/certain programs display a loss of detail, especially during fast-motion or dark scenes. , Picture/sound quality may be poor

depending on Internet content providers. , Picture/sound quality may be improved by

changing the connection speed. We recommend the connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard definition video (10 Mbps for high definition video).

, Not all videos will contain sound.

The picture is small. , Press M to zoom in.

The player cannot connect to the network. , Check the network connection (page 14)

and the network settings (page 26).

The message A new software version has been found on the network. Perform update under "Network Update." appears on the screen when turning the player on. , See Network Update (page 21) to update

the player to a newer software version.

The Control for HDMI function does not work (BRAVIA Sync). , Check that Control for HDMI is set to

On (page 25). , If you change the HDMI connection, turn

the player off and on again. , If power failure occurs, set Control for

HDMI to Off, then set Control for HDMI to On (page 25).

, Check the following and refer to the instruction manual supplied with the component. the connected component is compatible

with the Control for HDMI function. the connected components setting for

the Control for HDMI function is correct.

, When you connect the player to a TV through an AV amplifier (receiver), if the AV amplifier (receiver) is not

compatible with the Control for HDMI function, you may be unable to control the TV from the player.

if you change the HDMI connection, disconnect and reconnect the AC power cord, or a power failure occurs, try the following: 1Switch the input selector of the AV amplifier (receiver) so that the picture from the player appears on the TV screen. 2Set Control for HDMI to Off, then set Control for HDMI to On (page 25). Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the AV amplifier (receiver).

BRAVIA Internet Video

Network connection

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Playback does not start from the beginning of content. , Press OPTIONS, and select Play from

beginning.

Playback does not start from the resume point where you last stopped playing. , The resume point may be cleared from

memory depending on the disc when you open the disc tray. you disconnect the USB device. you play other content. you turn off the player.

The disc tray does not open and LOCKED or TLK ON appears on the front panel display. , When LOCKED appears, the player is

locked. To cancel the Child Lock, hold down N on the player until UNLOCK appears on the front panel display (page 8).

, When TLK ON appears, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.

The disc tray does not open and you cannot remove the disc even after you press Z. , Try the following: 1Turn the player off,

and disconnect the AC power cord. 2Reconnect the AC power cord while pressing down Z on the player. 3Keep pressing down Z on the player until the tray opens. 4Remove the disc. 5When OPEN appears on the front panel display, hold down [/1 on the player for more than 10 seconds until the player turns off.

Exxxxx or FAN ERR appears on the front panel display. , When Exxxxx appears, contact your

nearest Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and give the error code.

, When FAN ERR appears, try the following: 1Check that the ventilation holes on the rear of the player are not blocked. 2Place the player in a location with adequate ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the player.

The player does not respond to any button. , Moisture has condensed inside the player

(page 4). , Hold down [/1 on the player for more than

10 seconds until the indicators on the front panel display turn off. If the player still does not respond to any button, disconnect then reconnect the AC power cord.

Others

Additional Inform ation

Specifications System Laser: Semiconductor laser

Inputs and outputs (Jack name:

Jack type/Output level/Load impedance) LINE OUT R-AUDIO-L:

Phono jack/2 Vrms/10 kilohms DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL):

Optical output jack/18 dBm (wave length 660 nm)

DIGITAL OUT (COAXIAL): Phono jack/0.5 Vp-p/75 ohms

HDMI OUT: HDMI 19-pin standard connector

COMPONENT VIDEO OUT (Y, PB, PR): Phono jack/Y: 1.0 Vp-p/ PB, PR: 0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms

LINE OUT VIDEO: Phono jack/1.0 Vp-p/75 ohms

LAN (100): 100BASE-TX Terminal

USB: USB jack Type A (For connecting a USB memory, memory card reader, digital still camera, and digital video camera)

General Power requirements:

U.S. and Canada models: 120 V AC, 60 Hz Models for other areas: 110-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz See page 4 for further information.

Power consumption: 22 W

Dimensions (approx.): 430 mm 219 mm 36 mm (17 in. 8 5/8 in. 1 7/16 in.) (width/depth/height) incl. projecting parts

Mass (approx.): 2.0 kg (4 lb 6 1/2 oz)

Operating temperature: 5 C to 35 C (41 F to 95 F)

Operating humidity: 25 % to 80 %

Supplied accessories See page 11.

Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.

*1 Since the Blu-ray Disc specifications are new and evolving, some discs may not be playable depending on the disc type and the version. The audio output differs depending on the source, connected output jack, and selected audio settings.

*2 BD-RE: Ver.2.1 BD-R: Ver.1.1, 1.2, 1.3 including organic pigment type BD-R (LTH type) The BD-Rs recorded on a PC cannot be played if postscripts are recordable.

*3 A CD or DVD disc will not play if it has not been correctly finalized. For more information, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the recording device.

Discs that cannot be played BDs with cartridge DVD-RAMs HD DVDs DVD Audio discs PHOTO CDs Data part of CD-Extras VCDs/Super VCDs Audio material side on DualDiscs A disc recorded in a color system other than

NTSC, such as PAL (this player conforms to the NTSC color system).

Note on Discs This product is designed to playback discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. DualDiscs and some of the music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies do not conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard, therefore, these discs may not be playable by this product.

Playable discs

Blu-ray Disc*1

BD-ROM BD-R*2/BD-RE*2

DVD*3 DVD-ROM DVD-R/DVD-RW DVD+R/DVD+RW

CD*3 CD-DA (Music CD) CD-ROM CD-R/CD-RW Super Audio CD

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Note on playback operations of BDs/DVDs Some playback operations of BDs/DVDs may be intentionally set by software producers. Since this player plays BDs/ DVDs according to the disc contents the software producers designed, some playback features may not be available.

Note about double-layer BDs/DVDs The playback pictures and sound may be momentarily interrupted when the layers switch.

Region code (BD-ROM/DVD VIDEO only) Your player has a region code printed on the rear of the unit and will only play BD-ROMs/ DVD-ROMs labeled with identical region codes or .

Video

Music

Photo

*1 The player does not play coded files such as DRM.

*2 Canada models only ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX is a digital video format created by DivX, Inc. This is an official DivX Certified device that plays DivX video. Visit www.divx.com for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX video. ABOUT DIVX VIDEO-ON-DEMAND: This DivX Certified device must be registered in order to play DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content. To generate the registration code, locate the DivX VOD section in the device setup menu. Go to vod.divx.com with this code to complete the registration process and learn more about DivX VOD.

*3 The player plays AVCHD format files that are recorded on a digital video camera, etc. The AVCHD format disc will not play if it has not been correctly finalized.

*4 The player does not play coded files such as Lossless.

ALL

Region code

Playable types of files

File format Extensions

MPEG-1 Video/PS*1*5

MPEG-2 Video/PS, TS*1*6

.mpg, .mpeg, .m2ts, .mts

DivX*2 .avi, .divx

MPEG-4 AVC*1*5 .mkv, .mp4, .m4v, .m2ts, .mts

WMV9*1*5 .wmv, .asf

AVCHD*5 *3

File format Extensions

MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer III)

.mp3

AAC*1*4*5 .m4a

WMA9 Standard*1*4*5 .wma

LPCM .wav

File format Extensions

JPEG .jpg, .jpeg

Additional Inform ation

*5 The player does not play this file format on a DLNA server.

*6 The player can only play standard definition video on a DLNA server.

b Some files may not play depending on the file

format, file encoding, recording condition, or DLNA server condition.

Some files edited on a PC may not play. The player can recognize the following files or

folders in BDs, DVDs, CDs and USB devices: up to folders in the 5th tree up to 500 files in a single tree

The player can recognize the following files or folders stored in the DLNA server: up to folders in the 20th tree up to 999 files in a single tree

Some USB devices may not work with this player.

The player can recognize Mass Storage Class (MSC) devices (such as flash memory or an HDD) that are FAT-compatible and non- partitioned, Still Image Capture Device (SICD) class devices and 101 keyboard (front USB jack only).

To avoid data corruption or damage to the USB memory or devices, turn the player off when connecting or removing the USB memory or devices.

The player may not play high bit rate video files on DATA CDs smoothly. You are recommended to play such files using DATA DVDs.

By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the Control for HDMI function with an HDMI cable (supplied with BDP-BX37 only), operation is simplified as below: One-Touch Play

With one touch of the following buttons, the connected TV turns on and the input selector on the TV is switched to the player automatically. [/1 HOME: The home menu appears

automatically (page 10, 16, 20). N PLAY: Playback starts automatically.

System Power-Off When you turn off the TV using -TV- [/1 or the power button on the TVs remote, the player and HDMI-compatible components turn off automatically.

Theater When you press THEATER, the player automatically switches to the optimum video mode for watching movies. When connected with a Sony AV amplifier (receiver) using the HDMI cable, the speaker output also switches automatically. When connected with a Theater Mode- compatible TV using the HDMI cable, the TVs video mode switches to Theater Mode. Press the button again to return to the original setting.

Language Follow When you change the language for the on- screen display on your TV, the players language for the on-screen display is also changed after turning the player off and on.

To prepare for the BRAVIA Sync features Set Control for HDMI to On in the System Settings setup (page 25). For details on settings of your TV or other connected components, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the TV or components.

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z When connecting the Sony TV that is compatible

with the Control for HDMI Easy Setting function using the HDMI cable, the Control for HDMI setting of the player automatically switches to On if the Control for HDMI setting on the connected TV is set to On. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the TV.

When connecting the Sony TV that is compatible with the BRAVIA Sync features using the HDMI cable, you can control the basic functions of the player with the TVs remote if the Control for HDMI setting on the connected TV is set to On. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the TV.

b Depending on the connected component, the Control for HDMI function may not work. Refer to the instruction manual supplied with the component.

Since communication via the wireless LAN function is established by radio waves, the wireless signal may be susceptible to interception. To protect wireless communication, this player supports various security functions. Be sure to correctly configure the security settings in accordance with your network environment.

No Security Although you can easily make settings, anyone can intercept wireless communication or intrude into your wireless network, even without any sophisticated tools. Keep in mind that there is a risk of unauthorized access or interception of data.

WEP WEP applies security to communications to prevent outsiders from intercepting communications or intruding into your wireless network. WEP is a legacy security technology that enables older devices, which do not support TKIP/AES, to be connected.

WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA2-PSK (TKIP) TKIP is a security technology developed to correct for the deficiencies of WEP. TKIP assures a higher security level than WEP.

WPA-PSK (AES), WPA2-PSK (AES) AES is a security technology that uses an advanced security method that is distinct from WEP and TKIP. AES assures a higher security level than WEP or TKIP.

About wireless LAN security

Additional Inform ation

AVCHD and the AVCHD logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation.

Java and all Java-based trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

, XMB, and xross media bar are trademarks of Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

This product incorporates High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) technology. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

Blu-ray Disc is a trademark. Blu-ray Disc, DVD+RW, DVD-RW,

DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD VIDEO, and CD logos are trademarks.

BD-LIVE, BD-LIVE logo, and BONUSVIEW are trademarks of Blu-ray Disc Association.

x.v.Color and x.v.Color logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.

BRAVIA is a trademark of Sony Corporation. PhotoTV HD and the PhotoTV HD logo are

trademarks of Sony Corporation. MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and

patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson.

DivX, DivX Certified and associated logos are registered trademarks of DivX, Inc. and are used under license (Canada models only).

Windows Media is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft Corporation. Use or distribution of such technology outside of this product is prohibited without a license from Microsoft or an authorized Microsoft subsidiary.

This product meets ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered U.S. marks. ENERGY STAR is a registered mark owned by the U.S. government.

Music and video recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote. Gracenote is the industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery. For more information, please visit www.gracenote.com. CD, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and music and video- related data from Gracenote, Inc., copyright 2000-present Gracenote. Gracenote Software, copyright 2000-present Gracenote. One or more patents owned by Gracenote apply to this product and service. See the Gracenote website for a nonexhaustive list of applicable Gracenote patents. Gracenote, CDDB, MusicID, MediaVOCS, the Gracenote logo and logotype, and the Powered by Gracenote logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Gracenote in the United States and/or other countries.

DLNA, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance.

Other system and product names are generally trademarks or registered trademarks of the manufacturers. and marks are not indicated in this document.

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While holding down -TV- [/1, enter the TVs manufacturer code using the number buttons. If more than one code number is listed, try entering them one at a time until you find the one that works with your TV.

*1 BDP-BX37 for Canada models only *2 Only 04 can be selected for BDP-S370/BX37

(U.S. models) and BDP-S370 (Canada models). *3 Only 21 can be selected for BDP-S370/BX37

(U.S. models) and BDP-S370 (Canada models). *4 Only 20 can be selected for BDP-S370/BX37

(U.S. models) and BDP-S370 (Canada models). *5 Only 18 can be selected for BDP-S370/BX37

(U.S. models) and BDP-S370 (Canada models).

Code numbers of controllable TVs

Manufacturer Code number

Sony 01 (default)

Daewoo*1 22

Emerson*1 14

Funai*1 23

General Electric*1 06

Goldstar*2 03, 04, 17

Hitachi 02

JVC*1 09

LG 04

Mitsubishi/MGA 13

NEC 04

Panasonic 19

Philips*3 08, 21

Pioneer 16

Radio Shack*1 05

RCA 10

Samsung*4 12, 20

Sanyo*1 11

Sharp*5 05, 18

Toshiba 07

Zenith*1 15

Additional Inform ation

For details, see BD/DVD Viewing Settings (page 24). The language spellings conform to the ISO 639: 1988 (E/F) standard.

For details, see Parental Control Area Code (page 24).

Language code list

Code Language

not specified

Parental control/area code

Number, Area (Code)

2044, Argentina (ar) 2047, Australia (au) 2046, Austria (at) 2057, Belgium (be) 2070, Brazil (br) 2090, Chile (cl) 2092, China (cn) 2093, Colombia (co) 2115, Denmark (dk) 2165, Finland (fi) 2174, France (fr) 2109, Germany (de) 2200, Greece (gr)

2219, Hong Kong (hk) 2248, India (in) 2238, Indonesia (id) 2239, Ireland (ie) 2254, Italy (it) 2276, Japan (jp) 2304, Korea (kr) 2333, Luxembourg (lu) 2363, Malaysia (my) 2362, Mexico (mx) 2376, Netherlands (nl) 2390, New Zealand (nz) 2379, Norway (no)

2427, Pakistan (pk) 2424, Philippines (ph) 2428, Poland (pl) 2436, Portugal (pt) 2489, Russia (ru) 2501, Singapore (sg) 2149, Spain (es) 2499, Sweden (se) 2086, Switzerland (ch) 2543, Taiwan (tw) 2528, Thailand (th) 2184, United Kingdom (gb)

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Index Words in quotations appear in the on-screen displays.

A AUDIO 9 Audio Settings 23

B Batteries 11 BD/DVD Viewing Settings 24 BD-LIVE 16 BD-R 31 BD-RE 31 Bitstream 28 Blu-ray Disc 31 BONUSVIEW 16 BRAVIA Internet Video 18 BRAVIA Sync 29, 33

C CD 31 Child Lock 8, 30 Color buttons 9 Connecting

AV amplifier (Receiver) 13

Network 14 TV 12

Control for HDMI 25, 29, 33

D Deep Color 22 Dimmer 25 DISPLAY 10 DLNA 18, 26 Dolby Digital 23 DSD Output Mode 23 DTS 23 DVD 31

E Easy Setup 14, 26

F FAVORITES 9

G Gracenote Settings 25

H HDMI 22, 23 HOME 10, 20 Home menu 20

I Internet content 9, 18

L Language Follow 33

M MAC address 25 Music Settings 25

N Network Settings 26 Network Update 21

O One-Touch Play 33 OPTIONS 9 OSD 25

P Parental Control 24 Parental Control Settings 24 Play information 17 Playable discs 31 POP UP/MENU 9

Q Quick Start Mode 25

R Region code 32 Remote 9, 11 Resetting 26 Resetting the player 26 Resume 10, 30

S Screen Settings 21 Setup 20 Software update 21, 25 SUBTITLE 9 System Power-Off 33 System Settings 25

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