Question about Samsung BD-P1400 Blu-Ray Player
It plays regular movies (hd...) all the time.. but it seldom will play the blu-rays... help!!
I have a Samsung BD-P1600 and was having similiar problem...played thru previews but would not play. Instead of just powering off/on... I pulled the plug on the ac cord out and left it out about 20 minutes and it now works !
Posted on May 17, 2010
Testimonial: "Thanks for responding. It's working!"
SOURCE: Black Bars on all blu ray movies
Having black bars displayed when watching a Blu-Ray disc is a common occurrence, even with a widescreen television.
You may have heard or seen aspect ratios of 4:3 or 16:9. 4:3 is the ratio of a traditional television that is nearly square. 16:9 is the ratio of most widescreen televisions currently marketed. The reason that even with a 16:9 television Blu-Ray discs are displaying black bars is that many of these discs contain footage that has not been reformatted for television. The screen in a movie theater is even wider than 16:9, and rather than trim the ends, most Blu-Ray discs maintain the entire picture.
Depending on the options available in your particular television, you may be able to find a zoom setting that trims the ends and removes the black bars. It is up to you if you would rather see black bars with the entire picture or lose a small amount of the picture on each side for a full-screen experience.
Hope this helps,
Go Ahead. Use Us.
Posted on Jul 23, 2008
Go to sharps website and download updated firmware version for your model, then transfer the file to the blu ray using a usb mass storage device. I had to do that to mine it would not play new blu rays and i just bought the darn thing should've come updated. Good luck!
Posted on Dec 28, 2008
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 07, 2016 | Televison & Video
Sep 22, 2016 | Samsung Televison & Video
Jul 04, 2014 | Samsung Televison & Video
May 06, 2012 | Sharp Televison & Video
Nov 24, 2010 | Samsung BD-UP5000 Blu-ray and HD-DVD...
Aug 08, 2009 | Samsung BD-P1200 Blu-Ray Disc Player
Jan 26, 2009 | LG GGW-H10NI Blu-ray Burner
1,060 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: