A streaming media player is more and more popular at home, Most people know these well known brands: Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast etc, all kinds of brand you can get from the streaming media player market, I recommend you a good and powerful streaming media player: Patriot Office BOX, which has over 25 years of experience in the field of DRAM and flash memory. Being headquartered in the United States they promise leading quality without compromise for quality. It is famous as HD media player. So do you know how to watch the Blu-ray on the media player with full HD video enjoyment? You can watch Blu-ray on Patriot Player by switching it to Full HD-video. For more details, you can read the following contents.
TIP: If you are the old user of Patriot media player and have setup the Patriot Box Office well, you can skip to Watch Blu-ray on Patriot Player to know the way quickly.
Patriot Box Office Main Features
- Supports Full HD-video playback up to 1080p
- Supports Dolby Digital and DTS surround sound
- Expandable internal storage via 2.5″ SATA SSD/HDD
- Browse and shared videos, photos and music from Patriot Box Office Core attached network devices/PCs, USB Flash Drives and USB external storage
- Audio -WMA, MP3, Real Audio (Ra), EAV, OGG, ACC, FLAC
- Video -[MPEG-4] MP4/AVI/MOV, WMV9, FLA, [H.264/AVC] MKV/TS/AVI/MOV/M2TS, [DviX 3/4/5/6, Xvid] AVI/MKV, [Real Video 8/9/10] RM/RMVB
- Supports Internet Media Services (IMS) Flickr, Stocks, Video News, Video Podcasts, Weather, Picasa, RSS (+20 video feeds) and custom RSS feeds
- Increased HDTV compatibility
- New compatibility with home made media connected via USB optical device
Patriot Office BOX Configuration
1. Patriot Office BOX body.
2. A HDMI Cable: You need to connect it to TV HDMI port for playing.
3. A Manual and CD: You can install a transcoding media player on a host PC and use it to stream to the PBO.
4. A Remote Control: It feels alright in terms of quality.
5. A Power Brick with a power cable: Which is required to supply juice to the entire unit. It’s outputs is 2A at 12V.The power adapter is at 240V.
6. Audio and Video Cables: You can connect them to the box and TV for getting the sound and video.
Patriot Office BOX Setup Steps
You can get the Patriot Office BOX from the amazon, then the most important is that how to setup these devices and connect the box to your TV,you can refer to here.
Step 1. Check The Configuration
As above talking, you should open the packing and check these divieces are right. If you find some devices are lacking or some devices are broken,you should contact with the vendor quickly online or by phone, then change them for good.
NOTE：This step is important，if you start to set up the box when you buy the new Patriot Office BOX, finally you can’t find some device or find one of them is bad, you have to change them and to setup again.
Step 2. Master Relevant Ports
When you open the packing and check all the devices are good, you should observe the box from the front and back,only you know these port name and function,you know how to connect them correctly. About the USB port, you can download the video and store to USB, then you can play on the TV by thew Patriot Office BOX USB port. Also by the internet port the optional Patriot USB 802.11g Wi-Fi adapter, you can watch video online, it’s very convenient.
TIP 1：The front LED light you can check the function is good or not based on the LED light open or close.
TIP 2：The Rthernet output speed is 10/100Mbps, USB type is USB 2.0 port.
NOTE：Maybe you get some screws when you open the packing, these screws are for HDD drive,if you want to watch movie by the HDD, you can install the HDD into the BOX. It is optional.
Step 3. Connect Box Office to your TV and Setting.
3.1-Connect Box Office to your TV with the HDMI cable,then Box Office will automatically detect and use the highest resolution for your TV.
3.2-At the first time, In the main screen, you will find the Setup feature: Audio, Video, Network, System, and Misc. Enter”setting” by selecting and pressing ENTER with the remote control.
TIP: About audio ,it’s based on your TV amplifier type. And video setting, it’s based on your TV system and supported resolution ratio. You can choose the best one which is matched with your TV parameter.
|Pan Scan 4:3|
|Letter Box 4:3|
|Wired LAN Setup:DHCP (AUTO)&(Manual)|
|Wireless Setup (Optional): Need a USB Wi-Fi adapter|
|Menu Language, Text Encoding|
|System Info, System Update|
|Login Control, HDD Format|
|Restore to Default|
|Resume Play,Slide Show Timing,|
|Background Music,Screen Saver,Movie Preview|
|Transition Effect,Ken Burns|
Watch Blu-ray on Patriot Media Player
After you setup the box successfully, you must can’t wait to try it and watch the Blu-tay movie, enjoy it.How to do? From above we should know 2 key points: Key 1: Full HD-video 1080p. Key 2: USB port and HDMI port
We just need a third software to convert the Blu-ray to Full HD-video, then store it to the USB, insert the USB to the Patriot Office BOX USB port,we will enjoy the movie in TV at home. So which one software can supports these conversion and stable? I know one which is professional and multiple function: Pavtube ByteCopy which interface is simple, the operation is easy, the speed is fluent, etc. It can support any formats that Patriot Media Player supports, such as AVI/MOV/M2TS. Especially, It can output the Patriot Media Player supported multi-track MKV with 100% lossless quality. You can switch the Blu-ray to them with lossless quality and playing it on the Patriot Media Player.
Steps on Ripping Blu-ray to 1080P HD Video on Patriot Media Player
Step 1. Click “File” > “Load from disc”to load Blu-ray disc into the program, you can also add Video_TS folder or IFO/Image file into the program.
Step 2. Click “Format”, at the drop-down list, click “Multi-track Video”to choose”Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)”, Click the “Browse”to set the output save location. You can click the "Setting" to edit the audio and video codec type,about video, you can choose H.264 or Xvid. About audio, you can choose aac or ac3.
Step 3. Click the “Convert” button to start converting. After conversion, you can click the “Open output folder” to find the output files quickly.
Whatever Blu-ray movie you want to watch, you just need 3 steps and a USB, you will realize your movie dream. If your system is MAC, you can download the MAC version and try it. If you are fond of watching 3D movies, you can rip and convert Blu-ray/DVD to 3D for playing on VR helmet. The most ppopular 4K video is also supported by it. I hope you can enjoy your Blu-ray movie with the help of Bytecopy.