Disc & USB Compatibility
5.1Ch Speaker System
Disc & USB Compatibility
Blu-ray Disc: Blu-ray disc
is a next-generation, optical disc format the enables the ultimate
high-definition entertainment experience. Blu-ray disc provides these key
features and advantages
- 1080p Video Resolution: Blu-ray disc delivers full
1080p video resolution to provide pristine picture quality.
- 25GB/50GB Capacity: Blu-ray disc offers up to 5x the
capacity of standard DVDs; 25GB for single layer disc and 50GB for dual
- 7.1ch Audio: Blu-ray disc provides as many as 7.1
channels of native, uncompressed surround sound for crystal-clear audio
- Enhanced Interactivity: Enjoy such capabilities as
seamless menu navigation, bonus features, and network/internet connectivity.
- DVD Compatible: Blu-ray disc players enable you to
continue to view and enjoy your existing DVD library.
Note: 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 HT-H6500WM is Blu-ray region A and DVD region 1. Blu-ray Disc
uses the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) to prevent unauthorized
recording of copyrighted material.
Disc Compatibility: The Samsung HT-H6500WM Blu-ray Home Theater System
is compatible with many disc types.
|Blu-ray||BD-ROM, BD 3D, BD-R, BD-RE|
|DVD||DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R,
|CD||CD-Audio, CD-R, CD-RW|
Firmware/Software Upgrade: 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 system. These firmware updates will become available
for downloading from the Internet. The unit's Software Upgrade menu allows you
to upgrade the system's software & firmware for these performance improvements &
additional services. You can upgrade in four ways; Internet, USB, Disc, or
Note: The tested Samsung Blu-ray Home Theater System contained
firmware version HTB-H6500WMWWB-1001.9 with an immediate firmware update available for
version -1101.0 (as of 4/25/2014). Visit theSamsung Download Center for the latest Firmware/Software updates.
Quick Start: Quick Start speeds up the load time on movies,
so discs start faster after they're inserted into the system. The
Samsung Blu-ray home theater system has a start-up time of approximately 0.5
seconds in Quick Start mode (10.1 seconds in normal mode). In Quick Start mode,
it takes approximately 15.3 seconds for a Blu-ray disc to begin playback (20.7
seconds in normal mode).
Note: The Start Up/Play Back Time tests were started with
the Blu-ray system initially turned off & in standby mode. The Start Up Time
test was stopped when the system's Home Menu screen appeared. The Play Back
Time test was stopped when the Blu-ray disc began playback.
USB Port (w/ ripping): The Samsung Blu-ray HT System
features a front-panel USB (type-A) port that allows playback of a variety of
audio files, still-image files, and video files stored on a USB mass storage
class device (formatted in FAT16, FAT32, or NTFS). The system even allows you to
rip CD-Audio to a connected USB msc device in MP3 format. The USB port also allows you to perform software upgrades
using a USB flash drive. In addition, it can be used to add more local storage
for BD-Live content.
Note: A USB device consuming more than 500mA requires a
separate power supply device for normal operation.
Compatible Audio/Video/Photo Formats: The Samsung Blu-ray
Home Theater System supports playback of the following audio/video/photo files
recorded on BD-R/RE, DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, and CD-R/RW discs; plus compatible USB
Format||File Type & Description|
up to 320 kbps bit-rate|
WMA (.wma): 5-355 kbps bit-rate
1920 x 1080 max resolution|
AVCHD (H.264/MPEG-4): 1920 x 1080 max resolution
MKV (.mkv): 1920 x 1080 max resolution
WMV9 (.wmv): 1920 x 1080 max resolution
MP4 (.mp4): 1920 x 1080 max resolution
MPEG 1/2 (.mpg/.mpeg): 1920 x 1080 max resolution
(.jpeg/.jpg/.jpe): 15,360 x 8,640 max resolution|
PNG (.png): 15,360 x 8,640 max resolution
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 4-digit password.
HDMI ver.1.4: The Samsung Blu-ray Home Theater System is
equipped with a single HDMI (v.1.4) output and single HDMI (v.1.4) input. HDMI
simplifies A/V connections by carrying video and digital audio all in one 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. The
HDMI input of the Blu-ray Home Theater System lets you increase the number of
HDMI-compatible devices you can connect to your TV. The system will pass video
(up to 1080P) and audio (up to 7.1ch) from the HDMI input to the HDMI output.
- 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 HT-H6500WM can pass the signal in its native
form, without converting the video.
- HD Up-conversion: With HD Up-conversion, non-HD video
is auto-enhanced to bring you near-HD quality. You'll see your favorite
titles with greater detail and clarity on your HDTV.
Note: The Samsung HT-H6500WM provides no analog video or
Full HD 3D: The Samsung HT-H6500WM supports 3D playback of
high-definition 3D Blu-ray discs when connected to a 3D-Ready HDTV via HDMI,
along with wearing a pair 3D vision glasses. 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. The original video signal of the 3D image is displayed without any
conversion. If a TV cannot support 3D Blu-ray discs, the playing screen will
- 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.
Progressive Mode: The Samsung
Blu-ray Home Theater System provides a Progressive mode to improve picture quality when viewing a DVD
Deep/x.v.Color: Deep Color allows more accurate color
reproduction with deep color depth. The system must be connected to a Deep Color
compatible TV via HDMI for this feature to function. The unit also supports
x.v.Color; meaning it's ready for x.v.Color discs, such as AVCHD discs (MPEG-4
Picture Settings: The system offers various Picture Settings
to match your TV and viewing content.
- Screen Size: You can enter the actual screen size (up
to 116") of your TV, so that the system can adjust the image according to
the screen size and display an optimal image.
- TV Aspect: You can adjust the video output of the
system 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.
- Picture Modes: This function enables you to adjust
video quality when the system is connected to your TV.
- Standard: Suitable for most viewing applications.
- Movie: Suitable for watching movies.
- Dynamic: Increases sharpness.
- User: Lets you adjust the sharpness and noise
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. It will also automatically
optimize internet video by boosting image quality to sharpen imagery and ensure
text is legible. BD Wise will even resize the video ratio so that video edges
are not cropped off.
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.
5.1 Channel Amplifier:The Samsung HT-H6500WM Blu-ray Home
Theater System features a 5.1 channel amplifier which
delivers 165-watts per channel to the front & rear speakers, and 170-watts per
channel to the center-channel & subwoofer speaker.
Crystal Amp Plus: Samsung's Crystal Amplifier Plus filters
sound sources twice to minimize distortion and produce clear audio that sounds
exactly the way it was meant to be heard. Resulting in audio that's rich,
realistic, and accurate.
Surround Modes: The Samsung HT-H6500WM can decode Dolby
Digital, DTS, and Dolby Pro Logic II surround formats.
Note: 7.1 channel
surround formats will be downmixed to 5.1-channels since this system has no
surround back speakers.
SFE (Sound Field Effect): The Samsung HT-H6500WM
utilizes built-in DSP (digital signal processing) to provide soundfield
effect modes with more realistic surround sound from stereo and
multi-channel audio sources; such as movies, music, and sports.
- Movies: Virtual 7.1ch (creates virtual 7.1ch sound from 5.1ch
source), Virtual Surround (creates 5.1ch surround sound from two-channel
input source), 3D sound (creates greater 3-dimensional sound for 3D movies),
& Power Bass (increases bass tones).
- Music: Philharmonic Hall (clear vocals), Symphony Hall
(clearer vocals), Jazz Club (for jazz music), Church (for gospel music),
Amphitheater (for rock music), & MP3 Enhancer (upscales MP3 music to CD level
- Sports Modes: Announcer (emphasizes commentator's voice) &
Stadium (emphasizes spectators cheering)
Note: Set the SFE to "Off" for normal listening.
DTS neoFusion: DTS Neo Fusion combines Samsung 3D Sound and
DTS Neo Ultra to give a more effective vertical surround effect in 7.1ch
applications, as well as a virtual 7.1ch vertical effect in 5.1ch applications.
Speaker Setup: The Sound Customizer feature lets you calibrate the home theater for the optimal sound
quality based on your hearing level and the ambient conditions. You can
also adjust level (+/-6 dB) and
distance (1-30') of each speaker manually. You can even indicate whether you are
mounting the surround speakers behind your listening position (normal mode) or in
frot of your listening position (simple mode). In addition, you can adjust the
system's 7-band EQ (250/600/1k/3k/6k/10k/15k Hz) for overall system sound
Volume Settings: The HT-F6500W features Smart Volume and DRC,
so you can enjoy listening to the system at any volume level.
- Smart Volume: Smart Volume regulates and stabilizes the
volume level against a drastic volume change when changing channels or
during a scene transition.
- DRC: You can use the DRC (Dynamic Range Compression)
function to enjoy Dolby Digital sound when watching movies at low volume
during the night. DRC compresses the audio to make the loudest sounds
quieter and the quietest sounds louder.
AV Sync: Video may look slower than the audio if it is
connected to a digital TV. If this occurs, you can adjust the audio delay time
to match the video. You can adjust the AV Sync from 0 to 300ms (in 25ms
ARC (Audio Return Channel):
This feature allows audio to be sent from your compatible HDTV to the Blu-ray
home theater system through the same HDMI cable
already being used to send audio and video to your HDTV. This eliminates the
need for extra cables connected to your television. The With most televisions, the ARC-enabled HDMI input
will pass Dolby Digital or 2ch PCM from the TV's built-in tuner, network
connection, or USB port. However, the ARC-enabled HDMI input can only pass 2ch
PCM from devices connected to the TV via HDMI or analog.
Note: To get the best audio performance out of the
Samsung HW-H6500WM, use the system's HDMI output and HDMI input to
connect your TV and satellite/cable box separately. Connect the system's
HDMI output to the ARC-enabled HDMI input on your TV and connect your
satellite/cable box directly to the HW-H6500WM's HDMI input. By
connecting your satellite/cable box directly to the soundbar system, you'll
gain Dolby Digital/DTS decoding.
Analog + Digital Connections: The Samsung HT-H6500WM features
both analog (stereo RCA) and digital (optical) audio inputs.
- Optical Digital Input: The Samsung HW-H6500WM is
equipped with an optical (toslink) digital input to connect your non-ARC
enabled TV, satellite/cable box, or game console. The digital optical output
terminals of most newer flat-panel TVs only send an audio signal in 5.1ch
when receiving Dolby Digital/DTS surround sound from the TV's built-in
tuner, network connection, or connected USB device; and will output only 2ch
stereo from sources connected to the TV via HDMI, or RCA (like your
Blue-ray/DVD player or satellite/cable box).
- AUX Input: The Samsung HW-H6500WM also features a stereo
RCA input to connect your analog television or other analog audio component.
Multi-Room Link: The Samsung HW-H6500WM Blu-ray home theater system
Samsung's SHAPE wireless network speakers (sold separately), so you can
enjoy audio in multiple rooms of your house. The same audio signal (2ch PCM
only) being played on the HW-H6500WM system can be sent to any of your installed
Samsung SHAPE network speakers (you cannot play different sources).
FM Tuner: The Samsung BD receiver features a built-in FM tuner with
manual, seek, and preset tuning. You can store up to 15 FM preset stations. This receiver does not feature an AM tuner.
Wired or Wireless Network Connection: You can set up the Samsung
Blu-ray Home Theater System so that it can access your home network and select
online apps through your local area network (LAN) using a wired connection
(RJ-45 Ethernet) or wireless connection (built-in WiFi). You can setup a wired
network connection automatically or manually. You can setup the wireless network
connection using these four methods; Automatic, Manual, WPS (PBC), or WPS (PIN).
The Blu-ray HT system's built-in WiFi supports IEEE 802.11A/B/G/N wireless LAN
networks and WEP (open/shared), WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), or WPA2-PSK network
Note: Samsung recommends a network speed of 10Mbps or
WiFi Direct: When usingWiFi
Direct, you can connect directly with other devices without using a wireless
router. You'll be able to wirelessly transfer personal content (such as photos &
videos) to the Samsung Blu-ray Home Theater System without connecting to your
home network. WiFi Direct completely bypasses your WiFi access point/router, so
it's easy to set up. Streaming of copy-protected content and other certain
formats are not supported.
Smart Apps: Once you have connected the Samsung Blu-ray home
theater system to your home network, you gain access to Smart Apps. Smart Apps
lets you download for pay or free-of-charge applications and services to the
Samsung HT-H6500WM. You can enjoy a variety of content from various downloaded
applications; such as videos, music, photos, games, and news. Smart Apps has a
growing collection of pay and free-of-charge online applications that connect
you to some of your favorite online content. VisitSamsung's App Store
for a complete list of available Samsung Apps.
- Movies & TV Shows: Watch movies and TV shows on
Amazon Instant Video, &
CinemaNow; plus trailers and snippets from a variety of video apps (like
- Music/Radio: Listen to online music and internet radio
Amazon Cloud Player, &
vTuner, plus more.
- Social Networks: Share your thoughts and comments about
a program on the air through social networking services, like
You can post messages and comments in the same manner as you would using a
computer. You also get access to
- News & Weather: Includes apps that provide information
content; such as news (
USA Today, weather (
AccuWeather), and many more.
- Sports + Fitness: Variety of Fitness apps to help you
stay healthy, plus Sports apps (like
MLB.TV) to keep you up to date on scores.
- Education & Kids: A recommended list for applications
and content that is suitable for children; including education-based
programs, cartoons, and games.
Note: The Link Service Accounts function lets you link the
system to your accounts with Internet services (such as Twitter, Facebook,
etc.) so that the unit can log you into the service automatically when you
start the app for that service.
Cloud Service: Cloud service saves user content such as
music, video, and photo files on an online server . You are able to send
non-copyrighted music, videos, and photos from a connected USB device or disc
loaded in the Blu-ray HT system to a Cloud service (such as DropBox/SkyDrive) or
network device over your home network and internet connection. You are then able
to play these same music, video, and photo files from the Cloud or your network
device through the Blu-ray system.
Web Browser You can access the internet using the Blu-ray
system's Web Brower application. You can search web pages by entering a URL
address or entering a keyword search. The system will archive your web browser
history. You can also save "Favorite" web pages and create a "Home" page. The
playback of Flash videos is also supported. The Web Browser is optimized to fill
your connected TV's screen. The Web Browser provides two types of browsing;
Pointer Browsing and Link Browsing.
- Pointer Browsing: When you launch the browser for the
first time, Pointer Browsing is active. If you are using a mouse to navigate
in the Web Browser, leave Pointer Browsing active.
- Link Browsing: If you are using your remote to navigate
in the Web Browser, replace Pointer Browsing with Link Browsing. Link
Browsing moves a highlight from one link to the next in the Web Browser and
is much faster than Pointer Browsing if you are using your remote.
Note: The Web Browser is not compatible with Java
applications. E-commerce, for purchasing products online is not supported.
ActiveX is not supported.
AllShare Services: The Samsung HT-H6500WM offers AllShare
Cast screen mirroring and AllShare/DLNA wireless media streaming.
- AllShare Cast Screen Mirroring: AllShare Cast is a
proprietary "screen mirroring" function which lets you wirelessly send the
display from your compatible AllShare Cast Samsung mobile device through the
Blu-ray HT System and to your TV. This allows you to view pictures and
videos that are playing on your compatible Samsung smartphone or tablet on
your TV screen. No wireless router or access point required.
- AllShare/DLNA Certified: The Samsung Blu-ray system's
AllShare function, along with itsDLNA Certification allow
you to watch videos (MPEG), photos (JPEG), and listen to music (MP3/WMA)
saved on your Windows 7/8 PC (or other DLNA Certified media server) through
the TV via its Ethernet (LAN) port. This eliminates the need to copy your
photo, video, and music files to a separate USB storage device.
Note: For AllShare/DLNA, Windows PCs with XP and Vista
installed require Samsung's PC Share Manager software, which can be
downloaded for free from theSamsung Download Center. Not compatible with older Windows OS versions
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 HT-H6500WM features an Ethernet port and built-in WiFi to connect to
the internet via your home network, and features USB (type-A) port for
Note: You must have a minimum 1GB USB memory device
inserted in the unit's USB slot in order to download content from BD-Live.
5.1Ch Speaker System
Wireless Receiver Module: The Samsung HT-H6500WM includes a wireless receiver module which allows you to
transmit the system's rear-channel audio wirelessly (via RF) to
the surround speakers. The wireless
receiver module is placed in the back of the room next to your surround
speakers (the wireless receiver module will require and AC outlet). The included
speaker wire then connects from the wireless receiver module to the rear
speakers, saving your from having to run speaker wire all the way to the front
of the room to plug into the back of the Blu-ray receiver. The wireless receiver
module features a built-in 165W x 2ch amplifier to power the rear surround
Note: The wireless receiver module measures 3.0" (w) x
9.0" (h) x 6.0" (d)
Rear Satellite Speakers: The rear satellite speakers feature
a single 2" full-range driver inside a bass-reflex, black enclosure with a
front-firing port. The rear satellite speakers are designed to be mounted
vertically at the rear of your room on either side of your listening position.
The rear satellite speakers can be placed on a shelf or optional speaker stands.
Each satellite speaker also features a key-hole slot which allows you to mount
the speakers on a wall. The satellite speakers feature spring-clip terminals to
attach the included speaker wire.
Front Satellite Speakers: The front satellite speakers
feature a 0.75" tweeter and two 2" midrange drivers (one active/one
passive) inside a bass-reflex, black
enclosure with a front-firing port. The front satellite
speakers are designed to be mounted vertically at the front of your room on
either side of your television. The front satellite speakers can be placed on a
shelf or optional speaker stands. Each satellite speaker also features a
key-hole slot which allows you to mount the speakers on a wall. The satellite
speakers feature spring-clip terminals to attach the included speaker wire.
Center Channel Speaker: The center-channel speaker features
a 0.75" tweeter and two 1.5" midrange drivers (one active/one passive) inside a bass-reflex, black
enclosure with two front-firing ports. The center-channel
speaker is designed to be mounted horizontally under or over your TV. The
center-channel speaker can be placed on a table-top or shelf. The center-channel
speaker also features two key-hole slots which allow you to mount the speaker on
a wall. The center-channel speaker features spring-clip terminals to attach the
included speaker wire.
Passive Subwoofer: The passive subwoofer features a
side-firing woofer inside a bass-reflex enclosure with a rear-firing
flared port. The passive subwoofer features a vinyl-wrapped black cabinet with a
non-removable cloth grille. The passive subwoofer features spring-clip terminals
to attach the included speaker wire. The
subwoofer crossover is fixed inside the system's receiver.
Speaker Terminals: The Samsung integrated Blu-ray
disc/receiver and wireless receiver module feature color-coded 2-prong
proprietary connectors for all speaker output connections (Front, Center,
Surround, and Subwoofer). In addition, the system includes color-coded
speaker wire for simple connection of the system.
IR Remote w/ Anynet+: The Samsung HT-H6500WM includes an IR remote
control for wireless operation of the Blu-ray home theater system. Anynet+ is a convenient feature that offers
HDMI-linked operation with other Anynet+ Samsung products and HDMI-CEC
compliant components; and control those products (up to 12) with one Samsung
Bluetooth A2DP/AVRCP: You can wirelessly stream audio from your
Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or MP3 player to the Samsung HT-H6500WM and enjoy
music with high quality stereo sound, all without wires. The HT-H6500WM's remote
can be used to control basic playback functions of your streamed music; advanced
music navigation will still need to be done through your smartphone or MP3
Note: Due to the
differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be
incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used
with the Samsung HT-H6500WM.
Remote Support: The Samsung Remote Support service offers
you one-on-one support with a Samsung Technician who can remotely diagnose the
Blu-ray system, adjust its settings, perform a factory reset, and install
recommended firmware updates; the player must be connected to your home network
and the Internet.
Keyboard & Mouse Compatible: The Samsung Blu-ray Home
Theater System will also support a USB-enabled keyboard and mouse (both sold
separately) through its front-panel USB port. This make web browsing much
Screen Saver/Auto Power Off: If you leave the system in the stop mode
for more than 5 minutes without using it, a screen saver will appear on your TV.
If the product is left in the screen saver mode for more than 20 minutes, the
power will automatically turn off.