Article ID : 00009688 / Last Modified : 09/26/2018

Connect a Blu-ray Disc or Network Media Player Using a Built-In LAN to a Wireless Network

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IMPORTANT:

  • Not all Blu-ray Disc™ players or home theater systems are manufactured with a built-in LAN. To see if your Blu-ray Disc player or home theater system has a built-in LAN, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the product. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
  • Prior to following the steps in this solution, make sure that a wireless router has been connected and configured to an active high-speed Internet connection. Contact the Internet Service Provider (ISP) for any questions regarding the wireless connection.

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Set up a Wireless Connection

  1. Turn on the Blu-ray Disc player.
  2. Using the supplied remote, press the HOME button.
  3. Use the arrow buttons to select Setup.
  4. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select Network Settings.
  5. Press the ENTER button.
  6. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select Internet Settings.
  7. Press the ENTER button.
  8. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select Wireless.
  9. Press the ENTER button.
  10. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select the appropriate LAN setting.
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    • Automatic Registration (WPS): Select this LAN setting when connecting the player to a Wi-Fi Protected Setup-compatible wireless LAN router with security set.
    • Access point scan: Select this LAN setting when the player is connected to a wireless LAN router that is Wi-Fi Protected Setup compatible without security or not Wi-Fi Protected Setup-compatible.
    • Manual registration: This option is for advance users that would prefer to add all of the settings manually.
  11. Press the ENTER button to allow the player to search for available networks.

    Note: Depending on variables, such as signal strength and the amount of wireless networks in the immediate range, this process may take a few minutes to complete.

  12. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select the appropriate access point.
  13. Press the ENTER button.
  14. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select the appropriate security setting.
  15. Press the ENTER button.
  16. Press the ENTER button again.
  17. Use the arrow buttons to enter the WEP or WPA key on the on screen key pad.

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    Note:

    • The security key will always appear as eight asterisks.
    • If your WEP or WPA key includes capitalized letters you may have to perform an additional step. To change the case of the keypad press the Red button on the remote. This button will alternate the case of the characters between lower-case and upper-case.

  18. Select Finish.
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  19. Press the ENTER button.
  20. Press the right arrow to continue.
  21. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select either Auto Acquisition or Manual for entering the IP address.

    Note: For certain models, if a Manual option is not available it is not possible to manually set the IP address.

     
  22. Press the ENTER button.
  23. If Manual was selected follow these steps, otherwise continue to step 24.
    1. Use the arrow buttons to enter the IP address on the on-screen key pad .
    2. Select Finish.
    3. Press the ENTER button.
  24. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select either Auto or Manual for the DNS setting.
  25. Press the ENTER button.
  26. If Manual was selected follow these steps, otherwise continue to step 27.
    1. Use the arrow buttons to enter the DNS address on the on screen key pad .
    2. Select Finish .
    3. Press the ENTER button.
  27. Use the up arrow or down arrow to select whether or not a proxy setting is being used.
  28. Press the ENTER button.
  29. If Manual was selected, follow these steps other wise continue to step 30.
    1. Use the arrow buttons to enter the proxy address on the on screen key pad .
    2. Select Finish.
    3. Press the ENTER button.
  30. To verify that the setting are correct, use the up arrow or down arrow to select perform.
  31. Press the ENTER button.
  32. Once the diagnosis is completed, press the ENTER button to finish the set up process.