How to use PC Streaming function?

Last Update Date : Dec 06. 2018

Connecting to a PC and playing MP3 or JPEG content

The shared folder setup method may be different, depending on the PC operating system. You can connect the Blu-ray Home Theater to a PC and play mp3 or jpeg file content in a shared folder. Follow these steps:

1 Use a router and LAN cable or wireless LAN adapter to connect between the PC and Blu-ray Home Theater
2 Create a shared folder in the PC and store desired mp3 or jpeg files there
3 Press the MENU button
Press the MENU button
4 Press the RED (A) button. You will see a window where you can select a network search type
5 Use the ◄ ► button to select a network search type. A list of shared servers will appear

• Auto: Automatically searches for an available PC
• Manual: You must enter the IP address, folder name, windows user name and password before you can find a desired PC
Select a network search type
6 To search a shared folder. There are 2 methods to access shared folders on a PC. (If you search a folder in Auto mode. it must contain less than 12 characters. You must select manual to search for folders with 12 or more characters)

Auto Mode

1 Press the ▲▼ button to select a desired PC and press the ENTER button. (When first connected, you must enter the window user name and password to display the shared folder)
2 Enter the PC’s user name in the window
Enter the PC’s user name in the window
3 Enter the PC’s password in the window. The shared folder will be displayed
4 Press the ▲▼ button to select a desired folder
Press the ▲▼ button to select a desired folder

Manual Mode

1 Enter in the IP address of the PC that has the shared folders
Enter in the IP address of the PC that has the shared folders
2 Enter the PC’s user name in the window
Type in the name of the shared folder in the window then press the BLUE (D) button to Save
3 Enter the PC’s password in the window. The shared folder will be displayed
Type in the PC’s password then press the BLUE (D) button to Save
4 Press the ► button, then press the ▲▼ button to select Video, Music or Photo

Please note:
• The PC name should be in English, excluding characters such as symbols
• You can search up to 4 PCs connected to the network to play content over
• You may experience connection problems depending on your PC environment. If you encounter a problem with Auto Mode, please try to Manual Mode
• If a conflict occurs between Windows XP simple file sharing and the PC streaming function of the Blu-ray Home Theater, please disable the simple file sharing
• If you experience PC streaming function problems when using a shared folder on the desktop of windows vista, visit the operating system's technical support site to change a setting or change the directory

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