How To Upgrade The Firmware On Older Blu-ray Players - Lan Method
This How-To Guide shows you how to upgrade the firmware in your BD Player using a modem and the Lan connection on your player.
Which Player Profiles Does My Blu-ray Player Support?
The following FAQ applies to Blu-ray players released in 2009 and earlier. Blu-ray Disc Player Profiles 1.0 is the launch profile also known as the “Grace Period Profile” and “Initial Standard Profile”. Secondary audio and video decoders are optional, as is local storage and network
How Do I update My Firmware Using A CD?
Important: Please read all information thoroughly before downloading and installing any files. It's important to keep your player's firmware up to date to help ensure playback compatibility with new releases, to correct any potential issues with the player and to add new features if and when
How Do I Reset My BD-P Model Player?
Warning: Resetting your player deletes all stored data and reverts all settings back to factory default settings. Your Netflix, Pandora and Blockbuster applications will have to be re-installed but your user information will remain. Your network connection will also have to be reconfigured.
How Do I Check The Firmware Version Currently Installed On My Player?
There are two ways to check which Firmware your player is running, both methods are covered below. Checking the Firmware version using the Blu-ray Menu Power on you Blu-ray player and wait for the home menu to display. Press the Menu button on your Blu-ray remote. Using the top or bottom
Why Do Some Discs Display A Poor Picture Quality When Using Component Cables?
If the Blu-ray Disc player is connected to a TV using component video cables, the picture on certain discs may display poorly because some discs prohibit the output of high-quality video signals through anything except an HDMI connection. To enjoy the highest quality video, you must use an
How To Remove A Registered Product
This easy to use guide will help you remove a product that has been registered in error.
How To Update A Partial Product Registration
This easy to use guide will help you continue the registration process for your Samsung product.
How To Register Your Samsung Product
The easy to use guide will walk you through registering your Samsung Products
My Remote Is Not Working, How Can I Determine If I Need A Replacement Remote?
If your remote control is not operating your Blu-ray player, try the following: Replace the batteries with new ones Reset the remote Test the remote Reset the Remote Remove the batteries and then hold down the POWER button on the remote for 30 seconds. Replace the batteries with new
Who Do I Contact When I Have Network Issues?
If you have tried troubleshooting your network connection issues and are still having trouble, you may need to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or your router's manufacturer. Below are some of the most popular ISP and router manufacturers with phone numbers and links to their
Why Can't Blu-ray Discs Resume From The Last Position When They Are Reloaded?
It really depends on the type of Blu-ray disc you are watching. Blu-ray discs with BD-Java (BD-J) cannot be resumed by the player (regardles of manufacturer) because BD-J disables the resume function. BD-J is the software that controls playback and all interactive Blu-ray disc features (bonus
Do I Always Need To Wear The 3D Glasses When Watching My Samsung 3D HDTV/BD/HTS?
No. The only time you need to wear the 3D glasses is when viewing 3D content, whether it’s native or virtual. Your 3D HDTV/BD/HTS can still play 2D movies the way you are used to seeing them.
What's The Difference Between Onboard Decoding And Bitstream Pass-through, And Which One Should I Use?
Although Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio aren’t compressed in the same way that the original Dolby Digital and DTS formats are, they still reside on your Blu-ray disc in condensed form, a stream of bits, or bitstream, that has to be decoded properly before it can be amplified and sent to
What Is The Difference Between 2.4GHz And 5GHz?
The major differences between the two are the type of frequencies (channels) they offer and the Wi-Fi protocols they support. The 2.4GHz band offers 3 non overlapping channels and supports 802.11 b/g/n. The 5GHz band offers at least 23 non overlapping channels and supports 802.11a/n. The GHz
Why Does My Movie Have Black Bars Across The Top And Bottom Of The Screen?
Aspect ratio is the relationship between the width of a film image and its height. For example, films displayed in the 16:9 aspect ratio are 16 inches wide for every 9 inches they are tall which can also be expressed as 1.78:1. Standard TV’s have an aspect ratio of 4:3 or 1.33:1, Wide screen
Which Disc Types Can I Use with My Blu-ray Player?
The following disc types and Region Codes are compatible with your Blu-ray Player. Compatible Disc Types Disc Types Disc Logo Recorded Content Disc Shape Max Playing Minutes BD-ROM BD-RE/BD-R AUDIO + VIDEO Single sided (25GB/50GB) Playing time depends on title
How To Locate The Model & Serial Number On Your Blu-ray Player
This guide describes how to locate both your model and serial number.
How Do I Reset My Pandora Account?
If you are unable to sign out of a Pandora account already on your player, or if you would like to reset your Pandora account, follow the instructions below to reset your account and obtain a new activation code. Contact Pandora directly with a request to reset your account so that your
What Is Bitstream (Re-encode) And Do I Need A Special Av Receiver Or Sound Processor To Use This Feature?
PCM Bitstream (Audiophile) Bitstream (Re-encode) PCM output means that the Blu-ray Disc player itself either passes along the uncompressed multichannel PCM stream that is recorded on the disc, or decodes the high-resolution audio tracks, depending on which soundtrack you select in the
How To Update the Firmware (USB Method)
When new features and content come out, a firmware update may be required for the disc to work properly in your player. This video shows you how to update the firmware by copying it to a USB drive and loading it onto your Blu-Ray player.
How To Update the Firmware (LAN Method)
When new features and content come out, a firmware update may be required for the disc to work properly in your player. This video shows you how to update the firmware by connecting a LAN cable from your modem or router to your Blu-Ray player.
Blu-ray Powers On & Off By Itself
If your Blu-ray player powers off and on by itself and there is nothing resting on the remote that would accidentally power it off/on, unplug it. Reconnect the Blu-ray player to a working power outlet and try again. If the Blu-ray player continues to power on and off by itself, service is
Yes, But One Of My DVD Discs Does Not Play.
Since your player is able to play all other DVD discs EXCEPT this one let's check the following to determine why this disc isn't playing: DVD Region: Verify the disc is a 'Region 1' disc. All Samsung Blu-ray players sold in the US support Region 1 DVD discs. Select 'Supported DVD Region
While its nearly impossible to cover all the different router and modem models and settings, we can easily determine if the router or it's settings are causing the problem. Important: You will need an Ethernet cable long enough to reach from your modem to the back of your Blu-ray player. To