Smart Network Blu-Ray Disc™ Player DMP-BD77

  • Wi-Fi Ready
  • Netflix®, CinemaNow, VUDU, Hulu+, YouTube Streaming
  • Ultra Fast Booting and Loading



Firmware & Drivers

FIRMWARE Download Instructions
  • DMP-BD77 Firmware Update DOWNLOAD Download and install instructions
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SpecificationsExpand All

  • Playable Discs
    • BD-ROM
    • FULL HD 3D
    • BD-Video
    • BD-RE/ BD-RE DL (Ver.3)
    • JPEG
    • MPO
    • BD-R/ BD-R DL (Ver.2)
    • MKV
    • DVD
    • DVD-Video
    • DVD-Video
    • DVD Video Recording
    • AVCHD
    • FLAC
    • MP3
    • MKV
    • JPEG
    • MPO
    • +R/ +R DL/ +RW
    • Video
    • AVCHD
    • CD, CD-R/ -RW
    • CD-DA
    • FLAC
    • MP3
    • MKV
    • JPEG
    • MPO
  • Audio System
    • Dolby® Digital Plus/ Dolby® TrueHD
    • DTS™-HD Master Audio Essential/ DTS™-HD High Resolution Audio
  • SD Memory Card
    • Slot
    • Compatible Media
    • Playback
    • JPEG
    • MPO
    • MPEG2 / AVCHD
  • USB
    • Slot
    • Front
    • Rear
    • USB Standard
    • Playback
    • FLAC
    • MP3
    • MKV/ MP4
    • JPEG
    • MPO
  • High Quality Picture
    • Adaptive Chroma Processing
    • 2D-3D Conversion
    • 3D Effect Controller
    • Full HD Up Sampling (New P4HD)
    • 1080/24p Playback
    • Deep Color
    • x.v.Color
  • High Quality Sound
    • Pure Audio on HDMI
    • High Clarity Sound Plus
    • Digital Tube Sound
    • Audio D/A Converter
    • Analog 7.1ch Output
    • 96kHz Surround Re-Master
  • Easy to Use
    • Touch Pad Remote
    • Smartphone Remote Control
    • Smart Sensor for Eco Quick Start
    • Multi-User Mode/ Stylish GUI / Wallpaper
    • VIERA Link™ (HDAVI Control 5)
  • Networking
    • VIERA Connect™
    • Wireless LAN System
    • DLNA (DMP&DMR) Function
    • Network Drive Access
    • BD-Live™
  • Terminal
    • HDMI Output
    • Video Output
    • Optical Output
    • Coaxial Output
    • Analog Audio Output
    • LAN (Ethernet) Terminal
  • Others
    • Video System
    • Audio S/N
    • Dynamic Range
    • Power Supply
    • Power Consumption
    • Normal Use[Approx.]
    • Standby - Quick Start Off[Approx.]
    • Standby - Quick Start On[Approx.]
  • Dimensions, Weight
    • Main Unit[Approx.]
    • Dimensions (W x H x D) [Approx.]
    • Weight [Approx.]
  • Further Specifications
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Owner's Manuals

Owner's Manuals and Documentation


Warranty information


  • Is this a mult-region disc player?
    No, this model is not a multi-region disc player.
  • If the firmware update is interrupted and it causes a problem with the player, can the player revert back to the previous firmware version?
    The player cannot revert back to previous firmware. The unit should be sent to service.
  • I would like to have the latest firmware update sent to me for my Blu-ray Player.
    The latest firmware updates are available in our "Support" section and can be downloaded free of charge. Click on this link (Click Here.) and enter your model number. Click on support and then find the update by clicking the "Drivers & Downloads" tab. If you need the update sent to you please contact us by one of the methods listed to the right side of the page in the "Contact Us" box. There will be a minimum charge of
  • How to I enter my email address into Netflix?
    Press the [OK] button on the remote and begin entering your email address registered for Netflix and access the onscreen keyboard.
  • How many devices can I register to my Netflix account?
    It is no longer necessary to keep track of how many devices you log into with your email adress and password. There is however a limit of two users streaming at the same time on the basic monthly plan. For more information go to Netflix.com.
  • How do I update the firmware in my Blu-ray Player?
    Go into "Setup", > "Player Settings" > "System" > "Firmware Update" > "Update Now". While you are in this menu you can also make sure that automatic Update Check is set to on for future updates.
  • How do I update my players firmware / software?
    Press [HOME] -> Setup -> Player Settings -> System -> Firmware Update -> Update Now
  • How do I turn on subtitles?
    Subtitles may or may not be contained on your particular disc. Go to the top menu to locate the section of the disc to enable the subtitles if they are available. It may be found under "settings", "languages" or "audio settings".
  • How do I turn on closed captioning?
    Closed captioning is only available with a composite video connection (not displayed through HDMI). It can be enabled through the TV's CC menu setting.
  • How do I set the time on my Blu-ray player?
    This player does not have a clock or time feature you can change.
  • How do I set the ratings password for my DVD movies?
    Go to Setup > Players Settings > Ratings > DVD-Video Ratings > Select between option 0 (Lock All) to option 7, and then enter a 4-digit password.
  • How do I set the ratings password for my Blu-ray movies?
    Go to Setup > Players Settings > Ratings > BD-Video Ratings > Enter an age limit for viewing Blu-ray movies, and then enter a 4-digit password.
  • How do I reset the product (DMP-BD65,DMP-BD655,DMP-BD85,DMP-BDT110,DMP-BDT210,DMP-BDT215,DMP-BDT310)?
    While the unit is off, press and hold [OK], [B] and [Y] on the remote control at the same time for more than 5 seconds. - "00 RET" is displayed on the unit's display. Then Repeatedly press [arrow right] on the remote control or [POWER] on the unit until "08 FIN" is displayed on the unit's display. Finally press and hold [OK] on the remote control or [OPEN/CLOSE] on the unit for at least 3 seconds.
  • How do I reset my Blu-ray Player or DVD Recorder?
    Reset the unit by following these instructions: 1) While the unit is on, press and hold [OK], [B] and [Y] on the remote control at the same time for more than 5 seconds. "00rEt" is displayed on the unit's display. 2) Repeatedly press the RIGHT arrow button on the remote control until "08FIn" is displayed on the unit's display. 3) Press and hold [OK] on the remote control or for at least 5 seconds.
  • How do I input letters/characters using my Blu-ray remote?
    Use the Up, Down, Left and Right arrow keys on the remote control to highlight and select the on-screen characters you want to input.
  • How do I find my player's MAC Address?
    Press the [SETUP] button, select "Network" and then "Network Settings". The MAC Address will be located at the bottom of the Network Settings screen.
  • How do I erase the registered networks displayed on the Network Drive List?
    The only way to clear the data on the Network Drive List is by performing a hard reset on the unit.
  • How do I deregister a Netflix account ?
    It is no longer necessary to deregister your Netflix account from any of your devices. You can register as many devices as desired. The only limitation is that you can only use two devices at any one time on the basic monthly subscription. Check with Netflix for other plans.
  • How do I connect this device to a wireless network?
    This player does not have Wi-Fi built in. To make this player Wi-Fi compatible the Panasonic wireless dongle, part number DYWL5, will need to be obtained and connected into the players USB port. Then press the [HOME] button. Then select "Player settings" and scroll to the "Network" option. Then press the [OK] button. Press the [OK] button with "Easy Network Settings" selected and then follow the onscreen prompts. For this setup it is important to know the wireless network name (SSID) and encryption type.
  • How do I check my Electronic Serial Number (ESN)?
    For models that were made in 2010 and 2011 you need to launch Netflix and press the keys on your remote in this sequence: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Up, Up, Up, Up. This will bring up an information screen with your Electronic Serial Number (ESN).
    If you have a model from 2012, 2013, or 2014, you only need to go to the Netflix Information Screen and select "Device" for your ESN.
  • How do I add a photo as my Photo on my DMP-BD77?
    Photos on a disc or USB device can be used as a personalized icon.
  • How do I activate my Netflix account?
    Start by pressing the Netflix button on your remote or select the App showing on screen. If you do not have an existing Netflix account you'll see a Netflix screen offering a free month. "Start your Free Month" should already be highlighted. Click on it and fill out the information required on the next screen.
  • How come my player sometimes wont let me access my network features?
    Panasonic recommends that you have a wired networked player on for at least 60 seconds before you attempt to access networked features. Please wait at least 90 seconds if you are using a device wirelessly.
  • How can I register for the warranty of my product?
    You may register your products online by clicking here. It is not necessary to submit this form in order to effectuate the limited warranty. As long as there is a copy of the receipt, your product warranty begins from the date of purchase.
  • How can I prevent the screen from flickering?
    It is recommended that you turn off the 24p feature of the player.
  • How can I correct no sound while playing back DTS discs?
    You can log into the player's menu and change the DTS Audio Output option to Bitstream and not PCM.
  • How can I change the format from 16:9 to 4:3 to be able to watch 4:3 movies on my TV?
    Enter the TV Settings on the Blu-ray player's menu and select the 16:9 option. Do not select 16:9 Full.
  • How am I able to turn on Closed Captioning or Subtitles when using Netflix?
    The link below provides instructions on how to obtain Netflix Subtitles.

  • How am I able to turn on Closed Captioning or Subtitles when using Netflix?
    On units made in 2010, the Netflix platform did not allow for Closed Captioning.
    On units made in 2011, 2012,and 2013 the Closed Captioning is selected prior to playing your program or movie.
    On units made in 2014, the choice is made after starting the movie or program.
    Click here for examples.
  • How am I able to switch accounts on Netflix?
    Multiple Netflix accounts can not be used simultaneously. You must de-register the current account to register a different account.
  • How am I able to change the region code for my Blu-Ray player?
    The model will playback DVDs from Region 1 and will also play Blu-ray discs from Region A. The region code is listed on the rear of the disc packaging. The player's region code is unable to be changed.
  • Every time I press any button on remote control it displays "1", "2", "3", "4", "5" or "6" on the product's display?
    Please press and hold the [OK] button and the corresponding number showing on the products display either [1], [2], [3], [4], [5] or [6] button on the remote for 10 seconds. This will change the remote code.
  • Does this model come with an web browser?
    No, this model does not have a Web Browser.
  • Does this device support DLNA?
  • Does my unit have built-in wireless capability?
    No, this blu-ray player requires the usage of a wireless dongle. Panasonic part number DY-WL5.
  • Does my model have built-in wireless capability?
    No, this Home Theater requires optional wireless dongle Panasonic part number DY-WL5.
  • Can the Blu-ray remote be used to control my TV?
    You can control Panasonic TV's power, volume and change its inputs.
  • Can I clean the blu-ray lens in my Blu-ray Player or Home Theater System?
    The bluray lens has to be cleaned by a certified technician. It cannot be cleaned by any other means.
  • Am I able to playback a DVD from another Region other than Region 1?
    No, on this device you are unable to playback a DVD from other Region.
  • Am I able to play a Blu-ray or DVD disc from another country?
    No, the player will only play discs that are Region 1 or All.
  • Why is an error message displayed when I click the Netflix icon?
    Try deactivating the Netflix account and then re-registering the account. First, access the Netflix application. Then, use the Panasonic remote to press the arrow buttons in the following sequence: [Up], [Up], [Down], [Down], [Left], [Right], [Left], [Right], [Up], [Up], [Up], [Up]. A screen will appear and you will be able deactivate the Netflix account. Re-enter your account information.
  • Why is a "Wireless Adapter Not Connected" error message appearing on my unit?
    Ensure that the required wireless LAN adapter (DY-WL5) is fully inserted into the USB port on the product. If the error message appears again, then disconnect and reconnect the adapter.

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  • Why is a "No Read" error message appearing on my product?
    Ensure that the surface of the disc is not dirty, scratched or smudged, or try another disc and see what happens. If the product is unable to play all discs, then it will require servicing.
  • Why does the audio and video sometimes drop while watching a movie?
    Remove the HDMI cable from the player and the TV. Reconnect the cable to both the player and a different HDMI input on the TV. If the problem continues test a different HDMI cable.
  • Why does my wireless connection drop?
    To enjoy videos via Viera Connect, the Internet speed should be at 1.5 Mbps or higher. Check the speed of your internet connection with your internet service provider. With a computer, you can measure the available speed of your internet connection by visiting a speed test website.
    Note: Freezing can be caused by interference from a microwave oven or other wireless devices such as a cordless phone.
    If your Home Theater is too far from the router to ensure a consistent wireless connection, then consider a LAN (Ethernet wire) connection, instead of Wi-Fi.
  • Why does my disc not play when I press [PLAY] on the remote?
    Some discs require that you press the [ENTER] or [OK] button to get to the movie playing..
  • Why does it say my Netflix account is already in use?
    If you see this message, it means that there are more than the allotted number of users streaming content from your Netflix account at the same time. This is not an issue with our equipment. Check the Netflix Help Center website for further information.
  • Why does a "Gateway Address Failed" message appear when I attempt to connect to my wireless network?
    Check your IP address and DNS settings. Go to Setup > Player Settings > Network > Network Settings > IP Address/DNS Settings and change the Primary DNS to and Secondary DNS to Then, do a connection test. If the unit is still unable to connect, then restart the router and/or reset the Blu-ray player.
  • Why does a "Authentication Failed" message appear when I attempt to connect to my wireless network?
    First, verify that the SSID of your home network was entered correctly. Next, ensure that your encryption key (wireless network access password) was entered correctly. Remember, your password is case sensitive!
  • Why does "this operation is not permitted" appear when I press a button while playing a movie?
    You are on a portion of the disc that prevents the current function you are attempting to do. Please wait until scene change or stop the movie to attempt your function.
  • Why can't I log into Netflix?
    The Netflix login requires the usage of a registered email address and account password. If the password uses special characters or a combination of upper and lower case letters, they must be entered exactly that way. Entering incorrect information or charcters would be the only reason for not being able to log into Netflix.
  • Why can't a rented disc play in my player?
    If you're having difficulty playing a disc that you have rented or borrowed, try a disc that you own to see if it plays.
    If it does play then there could be a problem with the borrowed or rented disc. Try cleaning the disc with a soft cloth to remove any fingerprints or smudges.
  • Why am I unable to connect my iPhone to the USB port?
    Unfortunately, this model does not connect to an iPhone for the playback of videos, music and photos. We recommend you install a DLNA App for the purposes of video, music and photo playback.
  • Why am I unable to access Netflix? Also, why are my Netflix videos not streaming properly?
    To troubleshoot the problem, check if you can connect to another App on your device. If you cannot open and use any of the other Apps then you may have a networking issue. If you can use other Apps, try unplugging the device for at least 30 seconds. After plugging it back in try accessing Netflix again.
  • Why am I not getting a picture even though my Blu-ray player is connected to my TV via an HDMI connection?
    Ensure that the HDMI cable is connected properly to the unit and the TV. Press the Input/Video/Source button on your TV's remote and verify that the correct HDMI input is selected on the TV. Try another HDMI port on the TV (if available), another HDMI port on the Blu-ray player (if available), or another HDMI cable.
  • Which video quality should I select in Vudu?
    Vudu recommends that you have at least a speed of 9 Mbps to stream the 1080p resolution and a speed of 4.5Mbps to stream the 720p resolution. They do not have any specific speeds for 3D viewing.
    You can do a speed test inside of the Vudu app that can tell you what quality should be chosen when playing back videos. The speed test can be accessed by going to Vudu Home, selecting:
    "My Vudu" -> "Info and Settings" -> "Network Speed Test".
  • Which USB wireless adaptors are compatable with this model?
    The part number is DY-WL5.
  • Where can I order parts for my product?
    You can order parts and accessories for your machine from our Parts & Accessories Department at 1-800-833-9626.
  • Where can I find the firmware for my device?
    Click here and enter your model number into the Get Support Now search box. Once your model appears, click on the "Support" link under the picture of your model. This will bring you to the Support Page for your model. If there are any firmware updates available for your model, they will be located under the Drivers & Downloads tab. If there is no Drivers & Downloads tab, your device's firmware is up to date.
  • When will the Wireless LAN adaptor be availabe for purchase?
    The DY-WL5 will be available for purchase around June 2012.
  • When I try accessing my Network Content I have to enter my 4-digit password.? How can I remove the password requirement?
    You can disable the network content password requirement. First, enter the player's Setup menu. Then, select "System", followed by "Ratings", and finally "Network Service Lock". Enter the 4-digit password and you will have the option to disable the lock.
  • What type of audio does Netflix output through the HDMI jack on the Blu-ray player?
    The Netflix App will output only stereo audio on units made in 2010. Netflix Apps 2011 and newer are capable of outputting stereo and Dolby 5.1 if the program or movie is available in both of those formats. The audio selection is made in the program's menu.
  • What type of audio does Netflix output through the HDMI jack on the Blu-ray player?
    The blu-ray player will output either 2 channel or 5.1 channel depending upon the movie selected and its audio options. To check the movies available audio options available select a movie. Then select the Audio and Subtitles option, and select which audio option you would like to select. Most movies are only available in 2 channel.
  • What type of audio does Netflix output through the Digital Optical jack on the TV?
    The Netflix App will output only stereo audio on units made in 2010. Netflix Apps from 2011 and after are capable of outputting Stereo and Dolby 5.1 if the program or movie is available in both of those formats. The audio selection is made in the program's menu.
  • What should I do if my Blu-ray player will not turn on?
    Press and hold the power button on the unit for a few seconds. Ensure that the power cord is inserted properly into the back of the unit. If the unit power cord is plugged into a power strip, unplug it and then plug the power cord into a wall outlet and see what happens. Try a different wall outlet.
  • What should I do if my Blu-ray player freezes or locks-up?
    If your Blu-ray player is not responding then do as follows: 1. Unplug all cables and USB devices from the player. 2. Unplug the power, wait about 30 seconds then reconnect. We recommend connecting the player to the Internet and updating its Firmware.
  • What network features does this product have?
    This player allows you to access YouTube, Netflix, Vudu, and CinemaNow through its network interface. This player also allows the ability to view local compatible content through the DLNA feature.
  • What is the recommended connection from my blu-ray player to my TV?
    Panasonic recommends that you use a HDMI cable from the HDMI output of your blu-ray disc player to a HDMI input on your TV. Then place your TV on the correct HDMI input using your TV remote control.
  • What is Network Drive?
    By using "Network Drive" Connection from your Blu-ray player you can playback Photos, Videos, and Music saved on your PC connected to your home network without installing any additional software on your PC.
  • What is a Media Renderer?
    Media Renderer makes it possible to play back Videos and Photos on your TV when it's connected to our Blu-ray player over the network with Windows Media Player 12 (Windows 7 PC), an iPhone/iPod using supported third party Application or DLNA certified Smartphone or Tablets. In this case your PC or Smartphone works as a controller and/or server.
  • What information will I need in order to log onto my Network PC from my Blu-ray player or Blu-ray Home Theater system?
    You need to know the computers IP address e.g. and the name of the shared folder on the computer you wish to connect to. If the computer needs a password before you can use it, you will also need to know it.
  • What do I need to do if I forgot my network services access code?
    In order to reset the access code follow the steps:
    1. Turn the unit on (2011 and newer) Unit must be off for 2010.
    2. Press and hold [OK], the yellow button and the blue button on the remote control at the same time for more than 5 seconds.
      – POWER LED starts to flash, and “00RET” is displayed on the screen.
    3. Press [1] (right) repeatedly on the remote control until "08FIN" is displayed on the screen.
    4. Press and hold [OK] for more than 5 seconds
  • What can I do when my remote control freezes or locks up?
    When attempting to use the remote, make sure you look at the front of the Blu-ray Player to make sure it is not showing an error message. If it says "SET 1", "SET 2", or "SET3", the remote code has been changed and you will need to change it back. Press and hold the desired #1 ot #2 or #3 button on the remote to programm the remote.
  • What are MKV files?
    MKV is a file extension used for the Matroska file format for video, audio, or picture storage.
  • What accessories are available for this player?
    This player is compatible with a wireless dongle, part number DYWL5. This wireless dongle allows the blu-ray player to connect to a wireless network through the player's USB port.
  • The remote control for my Panasonic device is no longer functioning. Is there a remote control code available that will enable me to use another manufacturer's remote to operate this device?
    You will have to contact the remote's manufacturer for the codes needed.
  • The player will not play an AVCHD disc. Is there a setting that will allow my Blu-ray player to play the disc?
    Try the following: 1. While the unit is stopped and displaying the "Home menu", press the "OK" button. 2. Press the down arrow until "System" is highlighted. 3. Press the "OK" button.4. Press the down arrow to select "Unit Settings". 5. Press the "OK" button. "Mixed Data Disc Option", is selected. 6. Use the left or right arrow to select "BDAV/AVCHD".
  • The Blu-ray player will turn off after 30 minutes of inactivity. Can that feature be turned off?
    No. This feature is not driven by any menu feature. The feature was designed to save energy.
  • My unit has no power. What do I do?
    If the unit is not powering on, remove the power cord plug from any power strip it may be connected to and plug directly into the wall outlet.
  • Will a universal remote work with my Blu-ray player?
    Yes. Consult your universal remote control instructions on how to program it to work with Panasonic Blu-ray player.
  • Will a Blu-ray disc that is Region All Disc play in this product?
    Yes, a Blu-Ray that is Region All Disc can play in this player.
  • Why won't a rented disc play in my player?
    If you're having difficulty playing a disc that you have rented or borrowed, try a disc that you own to see if it plays. If it does play then there could be a problem with the borrowed or rented disc. Try cleaning the disc with a soft cloth to remove any debris or fingerprints.
  • Why isn't Netflix available in the VIERA Connect Market?
    This issue can be resolved by entering the proper DNS server address into the unit. Try entering as your DNS server address and for the secondary DNS address if that option is available for your unit.
  • Why is there no sound coming from my audio receiver?
    1. Check that all connections are correct and secure 2. Confirm the correct input is selected on the Home Theater / Receiver. 3. If using HDMI ARC, make sure VieraLink is on so the sound will pass back to the Home Theater / Receiver. 4. Verify the audio decoder settings on the Blu-ray match those on the Home Theater / Receiver. Note: Older Home Theater / Receivers may not support the newer decoder formats resulting in no sound or distorted sound. Try changing the decoder setting to "PCM".
  • Why is my Blu-ray player unable to read or play the disk I inserted?
    Please check the instruction manual to determine if the disc is a playable type.
  • Why is CinemaNow not available?
    The Blu-ray player must be upgraded to firmware version 1.10 or higher so that you can use the CinemaNow feature. Perform a "Network Firmware Update" in order to use the CinemaNow feature.
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