How to Use a Samsung HT-J5500/ZA Sound System

Introduction

The Samsung HT-J5500 Home Theater System transforms your TV into an online entertainment hub with digital surround sound. Smart Blu-ray technology gives you access to websites, video, and more, while the Opera TV store lets you choose from hundreds of apps. Put yourself in the center of the action with 3-D Blu-ray video and enjoy your DVDs with near-HD picture clarity thanks to HD upconversion video upscaling. Dolby Digital Plus with DTS Sound and Dolby True HD audio deliver enhanced surround sound with richness and clarity.
Samsung HT-J5500 system.

This guide will cover:

  • Basic Setup
  • Pairing with Bluetooth devices
  • Basic remote functions
  • Connecting your system to a network

? What would you like to do?

  1. Basic setup
  2. Pair with bluetooth
  3. Learn basic remote functions
  4. Connect to a wired network
  5. Connect to a wireless network
  6. Insert a disc

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The Samsung HT-J5500 Home Theater System transforms your TV into an online entertainment hub with digital surround sound. Smart Blu-ray technology gives you access to websites, video, and more, while the Opera TV store lets you choose from hundreds of apps. Put yourself in the center of the action with 3-D Blu-ray video and enjoy your DVDs with near-HD picture clarity thanks to HD upconversion video upscaling. Dolby Digital Plus with DTS Sound and Dolby True HD audio deliver enhanced surround sound with richness and clarity.
Samsung HT-J5500 system.

This guide will cover:

  • Basic Setup
  • Pairing with Bluetooth devices
  • Basic remote functions
  • Connecting your system to a network
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Remote Overview
Remote Control
Power
Turns on or off your Blu-Ray system.
⏏️ Eject
Opens the disk tray.
Function Choose if your Blu-Ray player will play a disk, or provide sound for your television or another device.
Volume
Increases the volume.
Volume
Decreases the volume.
Mute
🔇
Mutes the sound.
Number Buttons Used for entering numbers, such as typing in a specific chapter or station preset.
Disc Menu Opens the first menu on your DVD or Blu-Ray disk.
Title Menu
Popup
Opens the pop-up menu for certain Blu-Ray titles, or the main menu on DVDs.
Skip Back
Skips back one chapter or song in the media you're playing.
Skip Forward
Skips forward one chapter or song in the media you're playing.
Rewind
Rewind the media you're playing.
Fast Forward
Fast forwards the media you're playing.
Stop
Stops the media you're playing.
▶️ Play
Starts, or re-starts playback.
Pause
Pauses the media you're playing. Press again to play.
Subtitle Turns on or off subtitles, or switches which subtitle track you are viewing.
Home
🏠
Returns to the system menu.
Repeat Repeats a title, chapter, or track, over and over.
Tools Opens the tools menu.
Up Arrow
Moves up in the menus.
Info
i
Displays information about the current media, radio, or online content being shown.
Left Arrow
Moves left in the menus.
Enter
Enters the selection in the menus.
Right Arrow
Moves right in the menus.
Return
Goes back one level in the menus.
Down Arrow
Moves down in the menus.
Exit
→🚪
Exit the current menu.
A
B
Tuner Memory-C
MO/ST-D
Color Buttons
Used for certain Blu-Ray and DVD movies to access special features.
Tuner Memory
Set a preset for the FM radio.
MO/ST - Mono / Stereo
Selects Mono or Stereo for radio broadcasts.
TV Sound
📺
Select sound to play on your television or your surround sound speakers.
DSP/EQ Select the audio mode you want.
Tuning
Down
Search for FM radio stations down.
Tuning
Up
Search the FM radio stations up.
  1. If you are using a wired connection for your network devices, connect the Ethernet wires from each to your switch, and to your home router.
    Diagram of connecting Ethernet cable to Blu-Ray player and home network

If you intend to use a wireless connection for your devices, skip this step.

  1. Push the Home button on your remote.
    Remote with home button highlighted
  2. Select Settings.
    Diagram of home screen with settings highlighted
  3. Select Network.
    Settings with network highlighted
  4. For Network Type, select Wireless.
    Network settings with network type highlighted
  5. Select your wireless network from the list.
  6. Enter your password for your Wi-Fi network.
  1. Press the Eject button on the device to open the tray
    Blu-ray front panel with button highlighted
  2. Place the disc into the tray with the label facing up.
  3. Press the eject button on the device to close the tray.
  4. If it is a commercially recorded disc, the content on the disc will start playing automatically.
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