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    www User man ual Alwa ys there to help y ou Register your pr oduct and get support at Questi on ? Cont ac t Philip s Questi on ? Cont ac t Philip s HMP8100[...]

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    1 EN Contents 1 T rademark notice 5 2 Safety and notice 6 Safety 6 Compliance 6 Care of the environment 7 Notice 8 Written Offer 8 W ar ranty 8 3 Get started 10 Place 10 Install 11 Connect to your HDTV 11 Switch on or off 12 Fir st-time setup 13 Set up the screen display 13 Set up the network 14 Use the remote control 19 Install batteries into the [...]

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    2 EN Use the remote control as a game console (for some games) 25 4 Basics 27 Home screen 27 Find apps 27 T ext entr y 29 Select input methods 29 Enter text 30 Customize the Home screen 31 Add app icons and widgets 31 Delete items 32 Relocate items 32 5 Pla y 33 Play from online ser vices 33 Install apps 33 Manage apps 34 Play mo vies from a mass s[...]

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    3 EN Wi-Fi 40 Ethernet 41 DEVICE 41 Sound 41 Display 41 Storage 42 Apps 42 PERSONAL 42 Security 42 Language & input 43 reset 44 A CCOUNTS 44 Add account 44 SYSTEM 44 Date & time 44 About MediaBox 45 System updates 45 Status and information about the device 46 8 Updatethermware 47 Update the rmware through the SD card 47 9 [...]

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    4 EN The remote control cannot respond quickly to the pressing of keys 49 The new remote control does not work with the player 49 The rmware updating is not complete after a long time 49 HMP8100 hangs during r mware updating 50 10Specication 51[...]

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    5 EN 1 T rademark notice The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Denition Multimedia Interface , and the HDMI Logo are trademar ks or registered tr ademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Labor atories. Manufactured und[...]

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    6 EN 2 Safety and notice Read and under stand all instructions before you use this product. If damage is caused by failure to follo w the instr uctions, the war ranty does not apply . Safety • Only use attachments/accessories specied by the manufacturer . • Use only pow er supplies listed in the user manual. • The product shall not be expo[...]

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    7 EN CLASS II apparatus with double insulation, and no protectiv e ear th provided. Note • The type plate is located on the bottom of the product. Care of the en vir onment Envir onmental information All unnecessar y packaging has been omitted. W e have tried to make the packaging easy to separate into three mater ials: cardboard (box), polystyre[...]

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    8 EN Notice Written Offer W OO X Innovations hereby off er s to deliver , upon request, a copy of the complete corresponding source code for the copyrighted open source software packages used in this product for which such offer is requested b y the respective licenses. This offer is valid up to three y ear s after product purchase. T o obtain sour[...]

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    9 EN • Any operation expressly prohibited in this manual, or any adjustments and assembly procedures not recommended or authorized in this manual shall void the warr anty .[...]

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    10 EN 3 Get star ted Place HMP8100 works with the supplied uW and remote control. For good na vigation and interaction exper ience, do the following: 1 Place HMP8100 as shown: 2 If necessar y , reduce the distance and angle between HMP8100 and the remote control. Tip • The remote control is using an absolute pointing mechanism which aims at givin[...]

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    11 EN Install Connect to your HDTV • Through an HDMI cable, connect HMP8100 to a high-denition TV (HDTV). Connect to an external audio system For high quality audio, you can connect HMP8100 to y our sophisticated audio system. Through R A UDIO L : • Use audio cables to connect HMP8100 to the audio input connectors on your audio system. • M[...]

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    12 EN • Use a ber optical cable to connect the OPTICAL or SPDIF input connector on your audio system. Switch on or off 1 T o switch on HMP8100 , a Connect HMP8100 to power . b On the remote contr ol, press to switch on. » The power indicator lights up green. 2 On the TV , switch to the input source of HMP8100 : • On the remote control of yo[...]

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    13 EN 3 T o switch HMP8100 to standby mode, press again on the remote control. » The power indicator lights up red. First-time setup The r st time you use HMP8100 , do the following setup: • Select the menu language on HMP8100 ; • Set up the screen display on y our TV; • Connect HMP8100 to your home netw or k through an Ethernet cable or [...]

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    14 EN • In Displa y position , adjust the edges of the screen displa y . Follow the onscreen instr uctions to make and sa ve the adjustment. Set up the network Connect HMP8100 to a router (Access P oint) through an Ethernet cable or through Wi-Fi. Y ou can connect HMP8100 to the network that is built around the router . T o connect to the Inter n[...]

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    15 EN Connect through an Ethernet cab le 1 Use an Ethernet cable to connect HMP8100 to the router . 2 On HMP8100 , click EthernetConguration . Select ON to switch on the Ethernet connection. » A pop-up screen is display ed for you to set up the network connection through the Ethernet cable .[...]

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    16 EN T o use an IP address that the r outer assigns automatically , • Select DHCP . » HMP8100 star ts to acquire an IP address. Tip • If the DHCP (Dynamic Host Conguration Protocol) is unavailable or disabled on the router , manually enter the IP address of the play er . T o enter the IP address of the pla y er manually , 1 Get the IP addr[...]

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    17 EN • On the play er , enter an IP address that allows the play er to be in the same subnet as the router . For example, if the router has IP address:, Subnet mask:; Then, enter the following on the player : IP address: 192.168.1.XX (where XX denotes a number), Subnet mask: Connect thr ough Wi-Fi 1 O[...]

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    18 EN 4 Connect HMP8100 to a network: a In the list of Wi-Fi networks, select an option. b On the pop-up screen, enter the password to the netw ork. » is display ed in the status bar when the Wi-Fi connection is completed successfully . » Next time you switch on HMP8100 , HMP8100 connects to the previously connected network automatically .[...]

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    19 EN Note • If MA C address ltering is enabled on your router , add the MAC address of HMP8100 to the list of devices that are allowed to join the netw or k. T o nd the Wi-Fi MA C address, go to Settings > About MediaBox > Status on the Home screen. • T o refresh the list of networks, select > Scan at the upper -right cor ner of[...]

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    20 EN • Press Control the pla y • Star t, pause, or resume the play • Stop the play / • Select the previous or next le Install batteries into the remote contr ol a Open the battery compar tment. b Insert two AAA batteries (1,100 mA) with correct polarity (+/-) as indicated. c Close the battery compar tment. Calibrate the remote contr ol [...]

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    21 EN Tip • If the Game mode is available on y our TV , select the mode to reduce the picture processing time and allow the cursor to move more smoothly . • T o pair a new uWand remote control with HMP8100 , refer to "T roubleshooting" (see 'T roubleshooting' on page 48). • Y ou can also use a wireless mouse with HMP8100. [...]

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    22 EN 1 Place the cur sor in an empty space. 2 Press and hold OK . » The status LED ashes. 3 Swipe left/ right, or up/ down. » Y ou can switch between pages, or scroll through the list of options. Drag 1 Select an item. 2 Press and hold OK to drag the item as needed. Scroll thr ough options[...]

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    23 EN 1 T o scroll through options, press . » The cur sor changes to 4-way na vigation buttons. 2 Press repeatedly to navigate to y our option. • For fast scrolling, press and hold . 3 T o select the item, press OK .[...]

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    24 EN Zoom in or out 1 Enter the Zoom mode: • Press and hold . » The status LED ashes. » The zoom icon is display ed. 2 Zoom in or out: • Swipe up or down. 3 Exit the Zoom mode: • Release .[...]

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    25 EN Increase or decr ease the volume 1 Enter the V olume mode: • Press and hold . » The status LED ashes. » The volume bar is display ed, indicating cur rent volume level. 2 Increase or decrease the volume: • Swipe left or right. 3 Exit the V olume mode: • Release . Use the remote contr ol as a game console (for some games) In some gam[...]

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    26 EN 1 Enter the Game mode: • Press and hold for more than three seconds. » The status LED lights up red. » The lay out of the navigation buttons changes from v er tical to horizontal. » and are disabled. 2 Exit the Game mode: • Press and hold for more than three seconds. » The status LED switches off. 3 se c.[...]

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    27 EN 4 Basics Home screen a Apps • List all apps. Widget • List the shor tcuts to apps. b Google Search • : Use the quick search box to search on HMP8100 or the W eb. c Na vigation buttons • : Retur n to the Home screen. • : Go back one level or exit. • : Display recent applications that you ha ve accessed. • : (for some apps): View [...]

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    28 EN T o switch between pages, press and hold OK on the remote control, and swipe left/ right. • T o scroll through the apps, y ou can also press on the remote control. • T o switch to the apps you ha ve accessed recently , select . Tip • On HMP8100 , you can install apps from the Pla y Store or other sources. / Pla y Store / : • Download [...]

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    29 EN Calculator Y ouT ube: • Online video ser vice of Google / / : News por tal T ext entr y With the onscreen keyboard, you can enter text in multiple languages. Select input methods 1 Select your input methods as needed: a On the Home screen, press . b On the pop-up screen, select System settings > Language & input. c Select your input [...]

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    30 EN 2 T o switch between text input methods during text entr y: • Click at the base of the screen. Enter text • On the onscreen keyboard, use the remote control to select keys. • For handwriting recognition, press and hold OK on the remote control to drag the cur sor and enter a char acter . Wa llpaper Manage apps System settings System set[...]

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    31 EN T o delete the entry before the cursor , • Select . T o move to the next line, • Select . CustomizetheHomescreen T o access functions quickly from the Home screen, you can rearr ange the items. Add app icons and widgets 1 On the Homes screen, swipe left/ r ight to select a page. • Make sure that the page isn't lled. 2 S[...]

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    32 EN Delete items 1 Select and hold an item to unlock. 2 Drag the item to . Relocate items 1 Select and hold an item to unlock. 2 Drag the item to a space on a page . 3 Release the item. » The item mov es to the space .[...]

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    33 EN 5 Pla y On the HDTV , enjo y media play from • the online ser vices; • a mass storage device , including a USB mass stor age device, or an SD/ SDHC card; • a DLNA-compliant device on your home netw or k, such as a PC or Network Attached Stor age (NAS) device. Pla y fr om online ser vices Connect HMP8100 to the Internet. Y ou can enjoy o[...]

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    34 EN b Select Add account. c Follow onscr een instructions to add an account. 2 Search for apps as needed. • T ap for keyw ord search. 3 Download the app: • T ap the app. Conr m as needed. » When the downloading is complete, installation star ts automatically . » Check the status bar to nd the status. If necessar y , tap the icon to st[...]

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    35 EN Pla y movies fr om a mass storage de vice Through the HDTV , pla y movies from a mass storage device that you connect to HMP8100 . The mass storage device can be: • a USB mass storage device , • an SD/ SDHC card. 1 Connect your mass storage device to HMP8100 : • For a USB mass storage device , connect to on HMP8100 . • Inser t an SD/ [...]

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    36 EN Pla y media fr om a PC or NAS device (DLNA) 1 Make sure that you ha ve connected HMP8100 PC to the same netw or k as the PC or Network Attached Stor age (NAS) device. • Make sure that the UPnP (Universal Play and Plug) function is enabled on the router . 2 On the PC , launch the software of DLNA media ser ver . Enable the media sharing func[...]

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    37 EN 6 Use the de vice in corporate netw orks Y ou can use HMP8100 in cor porate networks. Install the secure credentials or security cer ticates before you access corpor ate networks. The access to corpor ate network may allow you to set up y our Microsoft Exchange account and add VPN on the device . With the Microsoft Exchange account, you ca[...]

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    38 EN Set up your Micr osoft Exchange account 1 Go to Email . 2 Set up your email account: • Enter the information about your account, and select Exchange as the account type. • If you ha ve set up other email accounts, select > Settings on the screen of mail list. Select Add account . 3 Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup[...]

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    39 EN 2 Go to Setting s > WIRELESS & NETW ORKS > More . » A list of VPNs is displayed. 3 Select the VPN to star t connection.[...]

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    40 EN 7 Settings T o select your settings, 1 At the base of the screen, click an icon of setup status. On the pop-up screen, select . • Alternatively , go to Settings from the Home screen; or • On the Home screen, press on the remote control. Select System settings from the options menu. 2 Use the remote control to select options. WIRELESS &[...]

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    41 EN 1 Connect HMP8100 to the Internet. 2 In Portable hotspot , select the checkbox to switch on Portable Wi-Fi hotspot . 3 Go to Set up Wi-Fi hotspot to check and edit the networ k name (SSID) and password. 4 On your wireless devices, search for and connect to HMP8100 . Ethernet In WIRELESS & NETWORKS > Ethernet, select the settings for ne[...]

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    42 EN Application request to change orientation • Allow y ou to select whether to change the or ientation of the display . Sleep • After the selected time duration, the screen switches off automatically . Output mode • Select the video resolution that your TV suppor ts. See your TV manual for details. HDMI auto output mode • Allow the outpu[...]

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    43 EN » Y ou cannot sync data for the application. Unkno wn sources On HMP8100 , you can install applications that you download from ( Pla y Stor e ) , or from sources other than . • For the apps from sources other than , select Unknown sources to allow installation on HMP8100 . Language & input Language In Language , select the language for[...]

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    44 EN On HMP8100 , you can install a wireless mouse . The wireless mouse can wor k as the remote control. In Pointer speed , set the speed for the pointer of the mouse. uW and remote contr ol On your TV screen, calibr ate the cursor of your uWand remote control. reset In reset > Factory data reset , you can erase all the data that you hav e stor[...]

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    45 EN Manual setting 1 In Date & time , switch off Automatic date & time . » If the function is disabled, the tick box is deselected. 2 Select the date, time, and time zone in Set date , Set time , and Settimezone . About MediaBox In About MediaBox , lear n the status and information about your HMP8100 . System updates In System upda[...]

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    46 EN 2 Select System updates > Upgrade . » The device star ts to check for the r mware update. » The rmware infor mation is display ed. 3 Follow the onscreen instructions to download the rmware update to your device. » When the message "An is detected from your Device Storage . Do you want to have this update?" [...]

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    47 EN 8 Update the firmwar e On HMP8100 , you can update the rmware through Philips online ser vices over the Internet. Connect HMP8100 to the Internet. Y ou can receive notications about rmware updates. Check notications at the base of the screen. Alternatively , go to Settings > About Mediabo x > Systemupdates to check for rm[...]

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    48 EN 9 T r oubleshooting Model No . & SN If you contact Philips, you will be asked f or the model and ser ial number of this play er . The model number and serial number are at the bottom of this player . Write the number s here: Model No. __________________________ Serial No. ___________________________ No picture • Refer to the TV user man[...]

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    49 EN The remote contr ol cannot r espond quickly to the pressing of k eys • Make sure that batteries hav e enough power . Inser t two AAA batteries (1,100 mA) into the remote contro l (see 'Install batteries into the remote control' on page 20 ) . The new r emote contr ol does not work with the pla y er • For the remote control that [...]

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    50 EN HMP8100hangsduringrmwareupda ting • If pow er is disconnected dur ing rmware updating, HMP8100 hangs. • Do the follo wing to restar t the r mware updating: 1 Remov e the power plug from HMP8100 . 2 On your computer , do the following: a Go to www tondthelatestrmware.  b Sea[...]

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    51 EN 10 Specification Note • Specication and design are subject to change without notice. A C power adapter • Philips ASSA36E-050250 Input: 100-240 V~ 50/60 Hz, 0.6 A Output: DC 5.0 V , 2.5 A USB connector • Output: DC 5 V , 500 mA Supported formats: • Video: MPEG 1/2/4(MPEG 4 Par t 2), H.263, H.264/A VC , RealVideo (RV30, RV40 codec), [...]

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    52 EN • Dimensions (L x W x H): 191.8 x 148.2 x 35.6 mm • Net W eight: 0.265 Kg[...]

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    Specicationsaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice 2014 © WOO X Innovations Limited. All rights reserved. Philips and the Philips’ Shield Emblem are r egistered trademarksofK oninklijk ePhilipsN.V . andareused by WOO X Innovations Limited under license from K oninklijkePhilipsN.V .  HMP8100_98_UM_V2[...]