Disc Compatibility: The Samsung BD-C6900 Blu-ray disc player is compatible with
many disc types.
- BD-ROM: pre-recorded Blu-ray Discs (including DL)
- BD-RE/BD-R: recordable Blu-ray Discs (including DL)
- DVD-Video: pre-recorded DVD
- DVD-R: record once DVD
- DVD-RW: rewritable DVD
- DVD+R: record once DVD (including DL)
- DVD+RW: rewritable DVD
- CD-Audio: pre-recorded CD
- CD-R: record once CD-DA
- CD-RW: rewritable CD CD-DA
Blu-ray Disc Overview: Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a new high-definition
disc format designed to take advantage of today's high quality HDTVs. The
resolution is up to 1920 x 1080 (1080p) and the data transfer rate is up to
40 mbps. Blu-ray Discs and players offer several advantages over the
standard DVD format:
- Better picture
quality: Blu-ray Disc is a true high-definition format offering
video at 720p, 1080i, 1080p, or 1080/24p resolution. While standard DVDs look very
good on an HDTV, they don't provide a high-definition signal (not even
when you use an up-converting DVD player). Blu-ray Disc delivers an
extraordinarily sharp, clean, detailed picture, with deeper, richer
- Better sound quality: In addition to the
same multi-channel sound
formats you're accustomed to with DVD (Dolby Digital and DTS), Blu-ray
Disc offers Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, and uncompressed 5.1 channel PCM.
- Much greater storage capacity: What makes Blu-ray Disc's superior picture and sound
possible is the much higher storage capacity of Blu-ray Disc discs. A
single-layer Blu-ray Disc can hold 25 gigabytes of data, over five times
the amount a standard DVD can hold. Dual-layer Blu-ray Discs hold 50
gigabytes, which equates to nine hours of High Definition or 23 hours of
Standard Definition video, plus high-resolution multi-channel audio and
the added features and material that require multiple discs with
- Compatibility with your current disc collections: To ensure backward-compatibility
with your existing library of discs, Blu-ray Disc players use a
dual-laser mechanism: a blue laser for playing high-definition
Blu-ray Discs, and a conventional red laser for playing DVDs and audio
Note: As Blu-Ray technology continues to evolve, new disc
types with enhanced functionality will become available. In order for you to
enjoy this new functionality, you will likely be required to update the firmware in
your player. These firmware updates will become available for downloading from the
AVCHD: The BD-C6900 will play home videos recorded in AVCHD.
AVCHD (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) is a high definition digital video camera format used
to record in high definition or standard definition on a standard DVD.
DivX: The Samsung BD-C6900
supports DivX playback from DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW discs, as well as USB storage
devices. You can even view DivX content from a wired or wireless network
connection via the unit's Ethernet port or built-in Wi-Fi. The unit
supports DivX video with a resolution up to 1920 x 1080 pixels.
JPEG Playback: The Samsung Blu-ray disc player supports playback of
JPEG still image files recorded onto a CD-R/RW, DVD-RW, or USB storage device.
You can also view JPEG content from a wired
or wireless network connection via the unit's Ethernet port or built-in Wi-Fi.
JPEG images can be displayed as a slide show. Individual still images can be
zoomed (up to 4x) or rotated (clockwise/counter-clockwise).
MP3/WMA Playback: The BD-C6900 supports MP3 (up
to 320 kbps) and WMA (5-384 kbps) audio file
playback from CD-R/RW and DVD-R/RW discs, plus a USB storage device.
You can also view MP3/WMA content from a wired
or wireless network connection via the unit's Ethernet port or built-in Wi-Fi.
The player provides Playlist, Repeat (Track/All), and Shuffle playback
functions for MP3/WMA audio files.
Region Code: Like DVD, BD uses region codes. The region code on your disc must match the
region code on your player, otherwise the disc will not play. The BD-C6900 is
Blu-ray region A and DVD region 1.
Copy Protection: Blu-ray Disc uses the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) to prevent
unauthorized recording of copyrighted material.
The BD-C6900 includes two individual HD resolution graphic planes (layers), one
for graphics within the frame, such as subtitles, and one for interactive
buttons; play movie, scene selection, etc. Because of Blu-ray's extremely high
transfer rate and ability to preload data from the disc, the menu system can
consist of several pages and can be accessed while the movie plays in the
background. Some BD discs allow adjustable fonts, sizes, and colors for
Video Connections: The
Samsung BD-C6900 is equipped with High Definition video outputs (HDMI,
Component) and one standard definition video output (composite).
- HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface): The unit's HDMI
version 1.4 output simplifies A/V connections by carrying video and digital
audio all in one cable. This unit features HDCP copyright protection technology,
and must be connected to an HDCP-compliant device. If your TV has a DVI input
instead of an HDMI input, you can connect this unit to your TV using an
HDMI-to-DVI adapter. You will also need to connect audio cables to the player
because DVI is a video only cable. The HDMI output resolution can be set to 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i or 1080p
when playing a DVD or Blu-ray Disc; also 1080/24p when playing a compatible BD.
- Component Video: The Samsung Blu-ray disc player
features a single component video output. When playing Blu-ray the resolution can be set to 480i, 480p, 720p, or
1080i; when playing DVD the resolution can be set to 480i or 480p.
- Composite Video: The Blu-ray disc player also
features a single composite video output. The composite video output
resolution is always 480i when playing Blu-ray Disc or DVD.
Video Up-conversion: When connected to your TV using the HDMI output the BD-C6900
scales the output of a standard DVD signal to HD-compatible 720p, 1080i, or
1080p. The unit also supports 480p and 480i output if your television is not
1080/24p: Movies are
typically filmed at 24 frames per second and some Blu-ray Discs use the same
frame rate. If your TV will accept a 1080/24p signal, the BD-C6900 can pass the
signal in its native form, without converting the video.
Full HD 3D: The Samsung
BD-C6900 Blu-ray disc player supports 3D playback of high-definition 3D Blu-ray
discs when connected to a 3D-Ready HDTV (such as the Samsung
30546C7000, sold separately) via HDMI, along with wearing a pair 3D active glasses (such as the Samsung
305P2100T; sold separately). You can select
from three 3D modes to suit your viewing needs.
- Auto: You can choose
whether to watch a 3D Blu-ray disc in 3D or 2D mode before playing a 3D
Blu-ray disc. It is automatically played in 2D mode if your TV cannot
support 3D contents.
- 3D: The 3D Blu-ray
disc is played in 3D mode at all times. If a TV cannot support 3D Blu-ray
discs, the playing screen will be black.
- 2D: The 3D Blu-ray
disc is played in 2D mode at all times. Choose this to view a picture
without 3D effects or when a TV cannot support 3D Blu-ray discs.
TV Screen Size: This feature lets you enter the actual screen size of
your TV so that the player can adjust the image according to the screen size and
display an optimal 3D image.
Note: The maximum allowed screen size is 116-inches for this
TV Aspect: You can adjust
the video output of the BD-C6900 to match the screen-type of your television.
You can choose from 4:3 Letter-Box, 4:3 Pan-Scan, 16:9 Wide, and 16:9 Normal.
BD Wise: BD Wise is Samsung's latest inter-connectivity feature. When
you connect Samsung products with BD-Wise to each other via HDMI, the optimum
resolution will be set automatically.
Deep Color: Deep Color allows more accurate color reproduction with
deep color depth. The BD-C6900 must be connected to a Deep Color compatible TV
via HDMI for this feature to function.
Progressive: The Samsung Blu-ray disc player provides a Progressive
mode to improve picture quality when viewing a DVD movie.
Picture Mode: This function enable you to adjust video quality when
you are connected to a TV via HDMI. You can choose from Dynamic, Normal, Movie,
or User. The User mode allows you to adjust the sharpness and noise reduction
Bonus View: The Bonus View feature provides
picture-in-picture capability with select Blu-ray Disc titles. You can view
addition content (such as director/actor commentary) in a small display window
while the movie is playing.
Parental Lock: The Parental Lock function works in conjunction with
Blu-ray Disc/DVDs that have been assigned a rating which helps you control the
types of Blu-ray Discs/DVDs that your family watches. There are up to 8
ratings levels on a disc. The rating levels are protected by a customer user
Dimmer: The unit's display offers three dimmer settings -
Automatic, Dim, and Bright. The Automatic setting automatically dims the display
during playback and brightens the display when stopped.
Energy Saving: You can reduce power consumption by setting the
front-panel to turn off automatically when there is no operation for 5 seconds.
Dolby Digital/DTS Surround Decoding: The BD-C6900 can decode the following Dolby Digital/DTS surround formats - Dolby
Digital, DTS, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD, DTS HD High Resolution, and
DTS-HD Master Audio. The player must be
connected to a Dolby Digital/DTS surround AV receiver which also supports these
same formats via optical or HDMI input. These decoded signals can also be output
from the 7.1 channel analog RCA jacks or as multi-channel PCM from the HDMI
Digital Audio Output: The Audio menu allows you to select
the digital audio format that is passed through the optical and HDMI outputs:
- PCM: Decodes Primary, Secondary, and Effect audio
streams together into PCM audio using the player's optical or HDMI output.
- Bitstream (Re-encode): Decodes Primary, Secondary,
and Effect audio streams together into PCM audio, then re-encodes the PCM
audio into DTS bitstream using the player's optical output.
- Bitstream (Audiophile): Outputs only the Primary audio soundtrack
(main soundtrack of the movie) so that your receiver can decode the audio
bitstream sound using the player's HDMI output.
- Down Sampling: Select this when the connected amplifier or
pre-amp will not accept signals with a sampling rate of 96 kHz, 96 kHz
signals are then down sampled to 48 kHz.
Digital Output/Surround Mode Chart:
Setup/Connection ||PCM ||Bitstream (Re-encode) ||Bitstream (Audiophile) |
|HDMI ||Optical ||HDMI or Optical ||HDMI ||Optical |
Stream ||PCM ||up to 7.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||DTS-re-encoded ||PCM ||PCM 2ch |
|Dolby Digital ||up to 5.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||DTS re-encoded ||Dolby Digital ||Dolby Digital |
|Dolby Digital Plus ||up to 7.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||DTS re-encoded ||Dolby Digital Plus ||Dolby Digital |
|Dolby TrueHD ||up to 7.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||DTS re-encoded ||Dolby TrueHD ||Dolby Digital |
|DTS ||up to 6.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||DTS re-encoded ||DTS ||DTS |
|DTS-HD HRA ||up to 7.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||DTS re-encoded ||DTS-HD HRA ||DTS |
|DTS-HD HD MA ||up to 7.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||DTS re-encoded ||DTS-HD MA ||DTS |
|DVD Audio Stream ||PCM ||PCM 2ch ||PCM 2ch ||PCM 2ch ||PCM 2ch ||PCM 2ch |
|Dolby Digital ||up to 5.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||Dolby Digital ||Dolby Digital ||Dolby Digital |
|DTS ||up to 6.1ch ||PCM 2ch ||DTS ||DTS ||DTS |
DTS Neo:6: DTS Neo:6 lets you enjoy multi-channel sound from a simple
2-channel audio source. You can select from the following modes - Cinema, Music,
Speaker Setup: When using the analog audio outputs the
speaker setting menu allows you to set the size of each speaker. The front
speakers can be set to Large or Small; the center, surround, and surround back
can be set to Large, Small, or None. The subwoofer can be set to on or off (if the front
speakers are set to small, the default on the subwoofer is on). The crossover
point for the sub and any speakers set to Small is fixed at 100 Hz.
Dynamic Compression: When
movie soundtracks are played at low volume or from smaller speakers, the system
can apply appropriate compression to make low-level content more intelligible
and prevent dramatic passages from getting too loud. This is only active when a
Dolby Digital signal is detected.
Audio Outputs: The Samsung
Blu-ray disc player features both analog and digital audio outputs.
- Digital Audio Output: The Blu-ray disc player features
an optical digital output. The player's audio menu allows you to select
the digital audio format that is passed through the optical digital output; bitstream (Dolby Digital or DTS) or 2-channel PCM.
- Analog Audio: There is a pair of stereo RCA outputs plus 7.1
channel outputs for utilizing the built-in surround decoders.
USB Port: The USB type-A port on the front-panel of the unit
allows you to perform software upgrades using a USB flash drive. It can also be
used to add more local storage for BD-Live content or playback of MP3 (up to 320
kbps)/WMA (5-384 kbps) audio files, JPEG still image files, and DivX (up to 1920
x 1080) video files.
Note: A USB device consuming more than 500mA requires a separate
power supply device for normal operation.
LAN Port: The Blu-ray disc player's rear-panel RJ-45 Ethernet port is used to connect
to the internet for firmware updates and to access BD-Live, Pandora,
Netflix, Blockbuster, YouTube, and PC (MP3/JPEG/DivX) content.
Built-in Wi-Fi: The Samsung Blu-ray disc player features built-in
Wi-Fi which allows you to wirelessly access the Internet and your home network.
The Blu-ray player's built-in Wi-Fi provides an wireless network
connection with simple setup. With this feature, you can easily connect to your
network wirelessly in a cable-free environment.
Note: You must use a wireless router that supports IEEE
802.11 b/g/n. The player supports WEP, TKIP, an AES security encryption.
AllShare/DLNA Certified: The Samsung Blu-ray disc
player's AllShare function, along with its DLNA Certification allow you to watch videos (DivX), photos (JPEG),
and listen to music (MP3) saved on your Windows PC (or other DLNA Certified
media server) through the TV via its Ethernet (LAN) port or using its built-in
Wi-Fi. This eliminates the need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a
separate USB storage device.
Note: To use AllShare, you must connect the Blu-ray disc player to
your Windows PC via the network and install the Samsung PC Share Manger
software (found at Samsung.com) onto your PC.
BD-Live: BD-Live technology allows you to download and
stream bonus content such as additional scenes, shorts, trailers, movie-based
games, and more from a broadband internet and home network connections (fees may
apply). The BD-C6900 features an Ethernet port or built-in Wi-Fi to connect to the internet via
your home network, and features a 1GB internal Flash memory and a USB
front-panel USB port for additional storage.
Video and Music on Demand:
The Samsung BD-C6900 Blu-ray disc player offers online video and music on demand via a network connection, using the unit's rear-panel Ethernet port or built-in Wi-Fi. The Samsung BD-C6900 allows access to the
following internet websites.
- Netflix: The Netflix streaming service enables you to
enjoy various movies. You can instantly watch from a selection of over
12,000 (and growing) movies and TV episodes from Netflix (Netflix membership
- Blockbuster: With Blockbuster On Demand, you can watch
newly released movies without ever leaving your living room. You can rent or
buy movies to watch right away on your Internet-connected HDTV or Blu-ray
player. You are able to choose from thousands of titles, including new
releases and cinema classics, with no monthly fee.
- Rent Movies: Blockbuster rental allows storage up
to 30 days. Once you start playback, you can watch the movie as many
times as you like during a 24-hour period. Rentals start at $2.99 per
- Buy Movies: Purchased movies store for an unlimited
amount of time and range from $1.99 (for TV shows) to $19.99 (for new
- Vudu: Vudu is the only place to
find on-demand movies in1080p HD with rich Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround
sound. Vudu features the world's largest HD movie library, which is updated
every week. New releases are available the same day they are available on
DVD and months before subscription services. No subscription required
- CinemaNow: Rent or buy HD and
standard definition new released movies and TV shows instantly with no
monthly subscription or contract. The CinemaNow service features a large
selection of content from major Hollywood, TV studios and leading
- YouTube: Directly from the Samsung BD-C6900, you can
enjoy access to YouTube. You can upload your home videos and stream them
right to your TV. You can also search the millions of videos from other
- DailyMotion: Access millions of
user generated content and professional videos from DailyMotion website on
your SAMSUNG TV. Search, browse and watch music, film, TV, news, and sports.
- USA Today News: By connecting the BD-C6900 to the
internet, you can read news streamed by USA Today News.
- AccuWeather: Once connected to the internet, the
BD-C6900 allows you to view weather information by AccuWeather.
- Google Maps: The Samsung Blu-ray disc player lets you
view Google Maps from the web.
- Internet Radio: The Blu-ray disc player allows you to
stream music from Pandora, an Internet Radio service. Pandora is a free
internet radio service that lets you program an unlimited number of
personalized "stations" that play the music you love, and makes relevant
suggestions based on your choices. Choose from any genre, performer, and
even specific songs. You can listen and control your Internet Radio music
from the BD-C6900. If you already use Pandora, you can just log in to your
account directly from the BD-C6900 and you are ready to go. If you don not
have an account, you must create one initially.
- Facebook: Facebook for Samsung Internet TV
makes is easy to stay connected and share information with friends. Start a
conversation, check your friend's latest photos and status updates, and even
upload your own photos to Facebook.
- Twitter: Twitter asks one question, "What's
happening?" Answers must be under 140 characters in length and can be sent
via mobile texting, instant message, or the web. In countries all around the
world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access
information via Twitter as it happens; from breaking world news to updates
Note: Vudu and Pandora are not available in Canada and only
available in the United States.
Multi-brand Remote: The
supplied remote is pre-programmed to operate this unit and a number of functions
on multiple brand TVs. Once programmed, the remote controls the TV's power
on/off, input select, volume up/down, channel up/down, and mute. The remote's
playback buttons glow in the dark so its easier to use late at night.
Note: This remote control has Braille points on the
Power, Channel, and Volume buttons for the visually impaired.
Anynet+: Anynet+ is an AV network system that enables
compatible Samsung components connected by HDMI cables to transfer command codes
along with video and audio signals.