London residence rental guide

3. DVDs and Blu-Rays

To play DVD/Blu-Ray disks, you can use the Blu-ray player in the living room (Cambridge Audio, on a glass shelf beneath the TV) or the Sony PS3 console (also on the glass shelf. You can also use the PS3 console to watch some video services (requires a PSN account).

3.1 Using the Blu-Ray player

  1. Switch on the TV with the remote control (Panasonic) by pressing the button for more than a second.
  2. On the remote control, choose AV (upper right corner) and use the arrow keys to select HDMI 1 in a menu.
  3. Switch on the amplifier (Yamaha, on the bottom shelf).
  4. On the amplifier, choose HDMI 2 (row of buttons at the top of the remote control with numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4) to display “BD/DVD/CD”.
  5. Press “MOVIE” button on the remote.

3.2 Mirroring your own device

  1. Connect your device to an HDMI cable, whose other end goes to the AV amplifier.
  2. Press “HDMI 1” button on the remote.
  3. Screen should now display “LAPTOP”.

Check that the power indicator is lit on all the speakers (3 in the front, 2 in the rear). If not, switch the power on as described in the “Music listening” section. It is advisable to keep the speaker volume controls in the maximum position.

To adjust the volume, use the amplifier’s remote control (Yamaha). The relative volume is shown on the amplifier display in decibels.

3.3 3D glasses

To watch 3D movies, you need a 3D movie and 3D glasses available in black cases on the glass shelf.

Using the 3D glasses:

  1. Charge the glasses with a USB cable (on PS3, for example).
  2. Turn on the glasses from the power switch located at the bottom of the temple arm.
  3. On the TV remote control, press the 3D button.
  4. The viewing area of the 3D glasses is not very wide in the lateral direction, so you should position yourself as close to the centre as possible.
  5. Keep the 3D glasses in their cases with the power switched off when not in use.

Do not scratch the glasses.

3.4 Films

Blu-Rays and DVDs in the residence:

  1. Billy Elliot (DVD)
  2. Californication: The People vs. Hank Moody, The Complete Season 4
  3. Coriolanus (Blu-Ray)
  4. Finnish Rockumentary 2004-05 (DVD)
  5. Harry Brown (DVD)
  6. Harry Potter ja Viisasten Kivi (Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone) (DVD)
  7. Hugo (Blu-Ray 3D)
  8. Jonesin perhe (The Joneses) (DVD)
  9. Kesken jäänyt elämä (An Unfinished Life) (DVD)
  10. Loma Roomassa (Roman Holiday) (DVD)
  11. Love actually (DVD)
  12. Music and lyrics (DVD)
  13. Nanny McPhee ja suuri pamaus (Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang) (DVD)
  14. No Limits by Jeremy Clarkson (DVD)
  15. Notting Hill (DVD)
  16. Paholainen pukeutuu Pradaan (The Devil Wears Prada) (DVD)
  17. The Queen (DVD)
  18. Rio (Blu-Ray)
  19. Soundbreaker, Accordion Music Kimmo Pohjonen (DVD)
  20. The Artist (Blu-Ray)
  21. The Tourist (Blu-Ray)
  22. Tron (Blu-Ray 3D)
  23. Vampire Hunter (DVD)
  24. Vettä elefanteille (Water for Elephants) (Blu-Ray)

Do not take them away. If you purchase or bring more movies and leave them behind, future guests will thank you.