Yamaha CRW8424S - CRW - CD-RW Drive Owner`s manual

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CD-R/RW Drive
CRW8424S
SERIES
OWNER’S MANUAL
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
MODE D’EMPLOI
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
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COMPLIANCE INFORMATION STATEMENT
(DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY PROCEDURE)
Responsible Party:
Address:
Telephone:
FAX:
Type of Equipment:
Model Name:
Yamaha Systems Technology, Inc.
100 Century Center Court
San Jose, California 95112
(408) 467-2330
(408) 437-8791
CD Recordable/Rewritable Drive
CRW8424S
CRW8424S-NB
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following conditions:
1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
2) this device must accept any interference received including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
See user manual instructions if interference to radio reception is suspected.
FCC INFORMATION (U.S.A.)
1. IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MODIFY THIS UNIT!
This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements.
Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product.
2. IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded
cables. Cable/s supplied with this product MUST be used. Follow all installation instructions. Failure to follow instructions
could void your FCC authorization to use this product in the USA.
3. NOTE: This product has been tested and found to comply with the requirements listed in FCC Regulations, Part 15 for
Class “B” digital devices. Compliance with these requirements provides a reasonable level of assurance that your use of
this product in a residential environment will not result in harmful interference with other electronic devices. This equipment generates/uses radio frequencies and, if not installed and used according to the instructions found in the users
manual, may cause interference harmful to the operation of other electronic devices. Compliance with FCC regulations
does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all installations. If this product is found to be the source of interference, which can be determined by turning the product “OFF” and “ON,” please try to eliminate the problem by using one
of the following measures:
Relocate either this product or the device that is being affected by the interference.
Utilize power outlets that are on different branch (circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line filter/s (only applies to
external drives).
In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon lead,
change the lead-in to coaxial type cable.
If these corrective measures do not produce satisfactory results, please contact the local retailer authorized to distribute
this type of product. If you can not locate the appropriate retailer, please contact Yamaha Systems Technology, Inc. 100
Century Center Court, San Jose, CA95112, U.S.A.
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Laser Diode Properties
Material: GaAlAs
Wavelength: 782-789 nm
Emission Duration: Continuous
Laser Output Power: Less than 44.6 µW*
* This output is value measured at a distance
200mm from the objective lens surface on the
optical pick-up block.
ANSI Class : Class 1
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT
LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE
PRODUIT LASER DE CLASSE 1
This device is classified as a CLASS 1
LASER product.
The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
label must be located on the exterior.
CAUTION : INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
VORSICHT : UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG WENN ABDECKUNG GEOFFNET.
NICHT DEM STRAHL AUSSETZEN.
VARNING : OSYNLIG LASERSTRÅLNING NÄR DENNA DEL ÄR ÖPPNAD OCH
SPÄRREN ÄR URKOPPLAD. BETRAKTA EJ STRÅLEN. STRÅLEN ÄR FARLIG.
VARO!
: AVATAESSA JA SUOJALUKITUS OHITETTAESSA OLET ALTTINA
NÄKYMÄTTÖMÄLLE LASERSÄTEILYLLE. ÄLÄ KATSO SÄTEESEEN.
ADVARSEL: USYNLIG LASERSTRALNING VED ÅBNING NÅR SIKKERHETSAFBRYDERE ER UDE AF FUNKTION. UNDGÅ UDSETTELSE FOR STRÅLNING,
Warning instruction for laser radiation.
Varningsanvisning för laserstrålning.
CAUTION
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in
hazardous radiation exposure.
VAROITUS
LAITTEEN KÄYTTÄMINEN MUULLA KUIN TÄSSÄ
KÄYTTÖOHJEESA MAINITULLA TAVALLA SAATTAA
ALTISTAA KÄYTTÄJÄN TURVALLISUUSLUOKAN 1
YLITTÄVÄLLE NÄKYMÄTTÖMÄLLE
LASERSÄTEILYLLE.
ADVARSEL
USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING VED ÅBNING.
UNDGÅ UDSAETTELSE FOR STRÅLING.
VARNING
OM APPARATEN ANVÄNDS PÅ ANNAT SÄTT ÄN I
DENNABRUKSANVISNING SPECIFICERATS, KAN
ANVÄNDAREN UTSÄTTAS FÖR OSYNLIG
LASERSTRÅLNING, SOM ÖVERSKRIDER GRÄNSEN
FÖR LASERKLASS 1.
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CD-R/RW Drive
CRW8424S
SERIES
OWNER’S MANUAL
i
English
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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING
These precautions explain how to use the device correctly and safely, thereby preventing injury to
yourself or to others. This section has been sub-divided into a WARNING section and a CAUTION
section, according to the likelihood and nature of any potential injuries or damage inflicted. They
relate to your personal safety, and also help you minimize the risk of damaging the device. Please
read these sections carefully before proceeding.
WARNING
Always follow the basic precautions listed below to avoid the possibility of serious injury or
even death from electrical shock, short-circuiting, damages, fire or other hazards. These
precautions include, but are not limited to, the following:
● Do not open the device or attempt to disassemble or modify it.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock or fire. The device contains no userserviceable parts. If it appears to be malfunctioning, have it inspected by qualified service personnel.
● Do not look inside the device.
If you expose your eyes to the laser inside the device, you risk losing your vision.
● Do not insert fingers or foreign objects into the device.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of personal injury, electrical shock, damage to the device or fire.
Please take particular care if small children are present.
● Do not expose the device to rain, use it near water or in damp or wet conditions or place
containers on it containing liquids which might spill into any openings.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock, fire or personal injury.
● Follow the Owner’s Manual carefully.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of personal injury, electrical shock, fire or damage to the unit.
Follow the correct procedure when setting up the device.
● If unusual smells, sounds or smoke emanate from the device or if liquids enter the device, switch
the computer off immediately and unplug it from the power outlet.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock, fire or damage to the device. Return the
device immediately to the store at which it was purchased or alternatively, to the nearest Yamaha
Service Center (listed at the back of this manual).
● Make sure the computer is electrically grounded
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock.
● When opening up the computer, always unplug the computer from the electrical outlet. Do not
touch the plug with wet hands.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock.
● When used in a fan-cooled system, the drive should not be exposed to temperatures outside the
range 5 ~ 40°C (41 ~ 104°F).
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CAUTION
Always follow the basic precautions listed below to avoid the possibility of physical injury to
you or others, or damage to the instrument or other property. These precautions include, but are
not limited to, the following:
● Always unplug the computer from the electrical outlet if it will not be used for a prolonged period
of time or if there is a risk of lightning.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock, short-circuiting or fire.
● Do not expose the device to excessive heat or vibrations or extreme cold or heat (such as in direct
sunlight or near a heater).
Otherwise, the front panel may become disfigured or the internal components may be damaged.
● Do not use the device near other electrical products such as televisions, radios or speakers.
Otherwise, this may cause interference which can affect the proper operation of those other products.
● Do not place the device in an unstable position.
Otherwise, it may accidentally fall down and be damaged or cause personal injury.
● Mount the device horizontally.
Otherwise, written data may be destroyed. Set the device up according to the instructions in the
Owner’s Manual.
● Always remove the disc from the tray before transporting the device.
Otherwise, written data may be destroyed.
● When cleaning the device, never use benzene, paint thinners, detergents or chemical-impregnated
wiping cloths. Also, do not place vinyl, plastic or rubber objects on the device.
Otherwise, the device may be damaged or its front panel may become discolored. Use a soft, dry
cloth to wipe the device.
● Do not rest your weight on or place heavy objects on the device and do not use excessive force on
the buttons, switches or connectors.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of damage to the device or personal injury.
● Do not listen to audio with headphones at high volume and for prolonged periods of time.
Otherwise, there is an increased risk of hearing loss.
● Before using the device, set the volume dial to its lowest setting.
Otherwise, sudden bursts of sound can cause hearing loss.
● Do not place the device near sources of magnetic interference, such as computer displays.
Magnetic interference can affect the operation and stability of the device.
● Have the device serviced regularly.
Otherwise, dust can build up inside the device, increasing the risk of fire or damage. For information
about servicing charges, contact the store at which the device was purchased or alternatively, the
nearest Yamaha Service Center (listed at the back of this manual). The device should be serviced
about once a year.
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■ About CD-R/RW discs
Please read the following regarding the handling of CD-R/RW discs.
1. Do not expose discs to excessive heat or vibrations or extreme cold or heat (such as in
direct sunlight or near a heater).
2. Do not touch disc surfaces.
When handling a disc, hold it by its edges.
3. Remove dust and dirt from disc surfaces.
Use air-based dust removers. The surfaces may be scratched if wiped with a dry cloth.
4. Do not write or stick labels on disc surfaces except where indicated.
5. Do not clean discs with chemicals or detergents.
6. Do not bend or drop discs.
1. The information contained in this manual is subject to
change without prior notice.
2. All trademarks contained in this manual belong to their
respective owners.
3. Yamaha does not bear any responsibility for any outcome
as a result of using this device.
4. Reproduction of this manual, either in part or in full, is
expressly forbidden.
■ Precautions for Transportation
Before transporting the device, always place the transportation pad on the disc tray and
put the device back in its original box . If the device is transported without adequate
packing, the internal components can become damaged and cause the device to
malfunction.
■ Distributing Discs
When writing important data or preparing data for distribution to others, make sure that the
disc can be read properly before writing duplicates.
■ Copyrights
When writing to CD-R/RW, make sure that you are not infringing any copyrights. It is
illegal to copy audio CDs for non-personal use. When backing up software, please make
sure that you are not infringing any software copyrights for that product.
■ WARRANTY
YAMAHA AND SUPPLIERS ACCEPT NO LIABILITY FOR THE LOSS OF ANY DATA OR ANY
PROBLEMS CAUSED AS A RESULT. AS A PRECAUTION, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT
THE DISCS ARE TESTED AFTER THEY HAVE BEEN WRITTEN TO. FURTHERMORE,
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES DOES YAMAHA AND SUPPLIERS GUARANTEE THE
RELIABILITY OF THE DISCS.
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Table of Contents
Setup Flowchart ..................................................................1
Introduction ........................................................................2
Features of the CRW8424S Drive ....................................................2
System Configuration ............................................................3
Computer ........................................................................................3
Software ............................................................................................3
Discs ................................................................................................4
Tools ................................................................................................5
Front and Rear of Unit ............................................................6
Front Panel ......................................................................................6
Rear Panel ........................................................................................7
Installation ........................................................................8
First Steps ........................................................................................8
Installing the CRW8424S Drive ....................................................13
Fitting the CRW8424S as an Additional Drive ......................14
Replacing an Existing CD-ROM Drive with the CRW8424S ......22
Operation ..........................................................................30
Loading a Disc ........................................................................30
Ejecting the Disc......................................................................30
Manually Ejecting a Disc in an Emergency ............................31
Troubleshooting ..................................................................32
Appendix ..........................................................................35
Writing Modes ................................................................................35
About the firmware ........................................................................37
LED Indicator Messages ................................................................38
CRW8424S Specifications ..............................................................39
Index ..............................................................................41
©1999 Yamaha Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
This document may not, in whole or in part, be copied, photocopied,
reproduced, translated, transmitted or reduced to any electronic medium of
machine readable form without prior consent in writing from Yamaha.
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
Unix is a registered trademark of UNIX System Laboratories.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.
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Setup Flowchart
This flowchart shows the procedure for setting up the CRW8424S drive. For
easy cross-referencing, the relevant pages in this manual are also given.
STEP
1
Do you have a SCSI adapter
card?
STEP
NO
1-1
Obtain a SCSI adapter card
Recommended models:
Adaptec AHA-2940-series (PCI)
YES
STEP Check that the SCSI adapter
2
card is recognized correctly
Go to Control Panel | System | Device
Manager tab. Double-click on SCSI
controllers to check that the adapter card is
recognized correctly by the computer’s OS.
STEP Set up the CRW8424S drive
3
1. Set the jumper switches (P.10)
2. Fit the drive into the computer
● Tower-type case (P.14)
As additional or replacement drive
● Desktop-type case (P.22)
As a replacement drive
STEP Check that the CRW8424S
4
drive is recognized correctly
Go to Control Panel | System | Device
Manager tab. Double-click on CDROM
to check that the drive is recognized
correctly by the computer’s OS.
STEP Install the CD writing software
5
For details about how to install the
software, refer to the documentation
that came with it.
STEP Start using the CRW8424S
6
drive!
Use the drive to create audio CDs, to
back up data on your hard disk, or for
whatever purpose suits your needs.
1
STEP
Install the SCSI adapter card
1-2
Read this manual and insert the
SCSI card into the appropriate
PCI slot on the computer.
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Introduction
Features of the CRW8424S Drive
8X Speed Writing to CD-R, 4X Speed Writing to CD-RW and 24X
Speed Reading
The CRW8424S drive can write to CD-R at 8X, 6X, 4X or 1X speed and
write/overwrite to CD-RW at 4X or 2X speed. It can also read from CD-R, CDRW and CD-ROM discs at up to 24X speed.
Supports a Wide Range of CD Formats
The CRW8424S drive can read from and write to CD-ROM in standard ISO9660
format and to audio CD in CD-DA format. Use the drive for a wide variety of
purposes, such as backing up data, writing your own audio CDs and creating
multimedia titles (using CD-Extra mode). Just choose the writing/reading
format that suits your needs. For more details, refer to page 4.
SCSI-3 (Ultra SCSI) Compatible
The CRW8424S is compatible with the SCSI-3 (Ultra SCSI) protocol for
interconnecting computers and peripherals.
Supports all Four CD Writing Modes
These modes are Disc-at-Once (the disc is written in a single pass without
pausing, as used for audio CDs and in premastering), Track-at-Once (data can be
written incrementally to disc one track at a time), Session-at-Once (each session
is written in a single pass without pausing), and Packet Writing (data can be
written to disc in small increments just like with a floppy or hard disk). For
more details, refer to page 35.
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System Configuration
In order to use the CRW8424S drive, your computer system will need to meet
the following set of requirements.
Computer
The minimum system requirements for using the CRW8424S drive are as
follows:
● Any fully PC/AT-compatible computer.
● A Pentium-class or higher CPU running at 200MHz or faster.
● OS: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE (Second Edition) or
Windows NT4.0 with Service Pack 3/4/5.
● A vacant 5.25-inch drive bay for mounting the drive.
● A spare PCI expansion slot for a SCSI card (if one hasn’t been installed yet).
● A SCSI card to connect SCSI devices (including the CRW8424S) to your
computer. Make sure it has an internal bus connector. Yamaha recommends
any of Adaptec’s AHA-2940-series cards (PCI slot).
Software
The software requirements for using the CRW8424S drive are as follows:
● CD writing software. This software must support the CRW8424S drive for
writing to CD-R or CD-RW.
n For details about how to install and use the software, refer to the documentation that came
with it.
● When temporarily storing data on a hard disk prior to writing to CD-R/RW,
you will need an extra area of 50 ~ 100MB free hard disk space. When
creating an image file of the data on hard disk before writing to CD-R/RW,
you will need as much hard disk space as the original data, plus an extra 50
~ 100MB. However, this extra area is not needed when backing up directly
from CD-ROM.
n Data is written to disc much more reliably when writing from an image file, eliminating the
likelihood of errors occurring. Furthermore, this solution is ideal when making multiple
copies of discs since the original data is backed up to hard disk as an image file.
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System Configuration
Discs
The CRW8424S drive is compatible with discs which meet the following
specifications:
● CD-R discs:
Use discs that conform to the Orange Book Part 2 standards. When writing
to CD-R at 6X or faster speed, you should use discs that have been designed
for high-speed recording.
● CD-RW discs:
Use discs that conform to the Orange Book Part 3 standards. When writing
to CD-RW at 4X speed, you should use discs that have been designed for
high-speed recording.
● Read-only discs:
You can read from any CD-ROM discs that conform to the Yellow Book
standard, and which bear the
logo. You can also play back any CDDA (audio) discs that conform to the Red Book standards, and which bear
the
logo.
n The Orange Book standard defines how all recordable discs (including CD-R and CD-RW) are
written. Part 2 of the Orange Book standard relates to CD-R discs and Part 3, to CD-RW discs.
The standard was named after the color of the book’s pages. Similarly, the Red Book standard
relates to audio (CD-DA) discs and the Yellow Book standard relates to CD-ROM discs.
About CD-ROM
A CD-ROM disc is a compact disc containing high-density read-only data. It
has many applications, including the playback of music and video, the
archiving of data, as well as on-line documentation. The following are
descriptions of each CD-ROM format:
CD-DA: Up to 74 minutes of stereo audio is written in 16-bit resolution at a
sampling rate of 44.1kHz (for a 74 minutes disc).
Data CD: Up to 650 megabytes of computer data is stored in standard
ISO9660 format.
Video-CD: These hold movies in which the video and audio data has been
compressed using MPEG-1 technology.
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System Configuration
Tools
You will need the following tools at hand when installing the CRW8424S drive.
Phillips Screwdriver
You will need to use this when removing the cover of your computer and when
mounting the drive. You may also need to temporarily remove the sound card to
gain access to the CD audio connectors. In which case a small screw retaining
the sound card’s face plate has to be removed.
n Make sure your screwdriver’s head is the correct size for the screws you need to remove.
Long-Nosed Pliers
You will need these to insert or remove the plastic shunts when setting the
jumper switches at the back of the CRW8424S drive.
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Front and Rear of Unit
Front Panel
The CRW8424S drive’s front panel features the following:
Manual Eject hole
Only use this if no other
method is available for
unloading a disc.
Disc tray
The tray is used to hold the disc.
It slides out from the drive unit when
a disc needs to be loaded or unloaded.
Headphone
jack
You can
connect stereo
headphones to
this stereo mini
jack and listen
to audio CDs
loaded in the
drive.
Eject button
Press this button when you need
to unload a disc. Remove the
disc after the tray has opened.
Headphone
volume control
Adjust this control
to set a suitable
volume level when
listening to an
audio CD using
the headphone
jack. Slide the
knob to the left to
decrease the
volume and to the
right to increase it.
ON/DISC LED
This LED is
orange when
the drive is
powered on,
and green when
the drive
contains a disc.
6
READ/WRITE LED
This LED is green
when data is being
read off a disc, and
orange when data is
being written. It
flashes on and off
intermittently when
the disc is being
accessed.
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Front and Rear of Unit
Rear Panel
The CRW8424S drive’s rear panel features the following:
SCSI connector
Insert the connector of the SCSI ribbon
cable here. Make sure you align the
red line of the ribbon cable with pin 1 of
the drive’s connector, marked “SCSI
INTERFACE CONNECTOR 1.”
AUDIO OUT
R G L
1 24
AUDIO OUT
connector
Connect one end
of the 4-pin
supplied
audio
4pin audio
cable
to this
cable
and
to this
the
other
andend
theto
othercomputer’s
your
end to your
computer’s
sound
card sound
or
card or audio.
built-in
built-in
audio.
SCSI
INTERFACE
CONNECTOR
DC INPUT
+5V
1
G +12V
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
1 ID SELECT jumper switches
Set these switches using black plastic
shunts in order to manually assign a SCSI
ID number for the drive.
2 PARITY jumper switch
Set this switch using a black plastic shunt
in order to enable parity checking.
3 TERMINATOR jumper switch
Set this switch using a black plastic shunt
in order to enable the drive’s built-in SCSI
termination.
4 BLOCK SIZE jumper switch
Set this switch using a black plastic shunt
in order to set the block size to 512 bytes
per sector.
7
DC INPUT
connector
Insert the power
connector from
your computer’s
power supply in
this socket to
feed power to the
drive.
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Installation
This section gives a step-by-step guide to installing the CRW8424S drive. Make
sure you have all the necessary tools.
First Steps
Once you have taken the CRW8424S drive out of its packaging, you should
immediately note down the serial number shown on the top of the drive
together with a barcode. You may need to refer to this number when requesting
User Support services. In the box below the following diagram, write down the
10-character serial number (consisting of 3 letters followed by 7 digits).
Drive’s serial number
(3 letters + 7 digits)
Serial No.
Before fitting the CRW8424S drive into the computer, you need to set up the
drive using the jumper switches located at the rear of the unit. You’ll need to set
the following:
●
●
●
●
SCSI ID number
Parity check
Termination
Block size
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Installation
To set each jumper switch, you have to bridge the two pins in the respective
column of the grid with a plastic shunt. Shunts are already attached to the
jumper switches in their default configurations.
Rear Panel
AUD
IO O
UT
R G
L
1 24
1 24
ID SE
PAR LECT
IT
TERM Y
BLO IN ATOR
CK SI
ZE
SCSI
INTE
CONRFACE
NEC
TOR
DC IN
1
PU T
+5V
G +
12V
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
Shunt
Jumper switches
n The plastic shunts actually contain metal for bridging the two pins of a jumper switch, creating
an electrical connection between them when attached. When removed, the jumper switch is
set to “OFF.” Store unused shunts in a safe place where they will not be lost.
Use a pair of long-nosed pliers to attach or detach the shunts accordingly.
However, make sure that the computer is switched off when doing so.
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Installation
1 SCSI ID number
Each of the SCSI devices connected to the computer is identified by its SCSI ID
number. You need to assign a number from “0” to “7” for each SCSI device.
Commonly, ID number “7” is reserved for the computer’s SCSI adapter card
itself. Therefore, the CRW8424S can actually be assigned an ID number from
“0” to “6.” The ID number is set by attaching/detaching the shunts on the ID
Select jumper switches according to the diagram shown below.
SCSI ID 0
1 24
SCSI ID 1
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
SCSI ID 3 (Default)
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
SCSI ID 6
1 24
1 24
SCSI ID 2
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
SCSI ID 4
1 24
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
SCSI ID 5
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
SCSI ID 7
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
n The SCSI ID number for each device on the chain must be unique. Make sure the CRW8424S
drive’s SCSI ID number is not the same as that of any other device on the chain. By factory
default, the CRW8424S is assigned ID number “3” but this can be changed.
n The CRW8424S is compliant with the SCAM Level 1 protocol. This means that if there is a
conflict between the manually-assigned SCSI ID of the drive and the ID of another SCSI device
on the same chain, the CRW8424S is automatically assigned an alternative vacant SCSI ID by
the Plug and Play component of Windows 95/98/NT4.0.
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Installation
2 Parity Check
The parity check is used for error correction during data transmissions. If
parity-checking has to be disabled, the shunt on the Parity jumper switch should
be removed.
Parity ON (Default)
Parity OFF
Normally leave this
setting alone.
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
n By factory default, the Parity switch is set to “ON” and should normally be left in this state.
3 Termination
Terminators prevent SCSI signals from being reflected off the last device in the
chain. The SCSI terminator switch should be set to “ON” if the CRW8424S is
the last device on the internal SCSI chain. If the CRW8424S is not the last device
on the internal SCSI chain, the shunt on the Terminator jumper switch should
be removed.
Computer
Hard disk drive
(unterminated)
CRW8424S
(terminated)
MO drive
(terminated)
SCSI adapter card
Terminator
n By factory default, the Terminator switch is set to “ON.”
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Termination ON (Default)
1 24
Termination OFF
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
Set to “ON” if CRW8424S drive
is last device on SCSI chain
4 Block Size
The data block size of the CRW8424S can be set to 512 bytes per sector by
setting the Block Size jumper switch to “ON.” This is necessary when installing
the CRW8424S on a UNIX-based workstation. It is not necessary for Windows
95/98/NT4.0 computers.
Block size OFF (Default)
1 24
Block size ON
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
1 24
ID SELECT
PARITY
TERMINATOR
BLOCK SIZE
Set to “ON” when installing
CRW8424S drive on UNIX
workstation
n By factory default, the Block Size jumper switch is set to “OFF” and should normally be left in
this state.
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Installing the CRW8424S Drive
You can install the CRW8424S drive in one of two possible ways:
● As an additional drive
If the casing of your computer has a spare 5.25-inch drive bay available, such as
with many tower-type designs, you can fit the CRW8424S drive in addition to
the computer’s existing CD-ROM drive.
CRW8424S
● As a replacement drive
If the casing of your computer does not have a spare 5.25-inch drive bay
available, such as with many desktop-type designs, you can replace the
computer’s existing CD-ROM drive with the CRW8424S drive.
CD-ROM drive
CRW8424S
n When replacing an IDE-type CD-ROM drive with the CRW8424S drive, you will also need a
SCSI adapter card and an internal SCSI flat cable.
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Fitting the CRW8424S as an Additional Drive
1 Power down your computer and unplug it from the AC outlet.
If you proceed without doing this, you run the risk of receiving an
electric shock and/or short-circuiting and damaging components
including the CRW8424S drive.
2 Remove the outer casing of the computer. If you need to remove screws in
the process, make sure you don’t lose them.
n The method for removing the casing and fitting the drive in the drive bay can vary depending
on the manufacturer. Refer to the documentation that came with your computer for further
details.
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3 Touch a metal part of the computer’s chassis or power supply unit to drain
any static charge that may have built up inside your body.
Drain any static charge
You can permanently damage equipment if you touch it while there is
any static charge in your body.
4 Remove the front cover of a vacant 5.25-inch drive bay slot in the computer
and slide the drive backwards into the slot.
n Do not apply excessive force when sliding the drive back into the drive bay slot.
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5 Leave enough room behind the drive for connecting the power, SCSI and
audio cables. Then tighten the four fastening screws on the sides of the unit
by hand to hold the drive in place.
About SCSI adapter card termination
To connect internally-mounted SCSI devices, the SCSI adapter card’s onboard internal SCSI termination must be switched ON. With most cards,
this is done automatically. If your SCSI adapter card requires that you
manually disable internal termination, refer to the documentation that came
with it.
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6 Connect one end of the 50-pin SCSI flat cable to the computer’s SCSI adapter
card. Align the red line of the cable with Pin 1 of the card’s SCSI connector.
Next, connect a free 50-pin connector on the SCSI flat cable to the back of
the CRW8424S drive such that the red line on the cable is aligned with pin 1,
marked “SCSI INTERFACE CONNECTOR 1.”
50-pin SCSI flat cable
Align red line with
Pin 1 of SCSI INTERFACE
CONNECTOR 1
SCSI adapter card
Mark
Pin 1
AUDIO
OUT
R G
L 1
24
ID SE
PAR LECT
ITY
TERMIN
ATO
BLO
CK SIZ R
E
1
SCSI
INTER
CONNFACE
ECTO
R
DC INP
UT
+5 V
G +1
2V
SCSI
INTERFACE
CONNECTOR
To Pin 1
1
Pin 1
Align red line
with Pin 1 of
SCSI INTERFACE
CONNECTOR 1
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7 Connect the audio cable between the CRW8424S drive and the computer’s
sound card, or the motherboard’s audio connector if it has built-in audio.
One end of the audio cable has two connectors: a vertically-mounted type
(PH) and a horizontally-mounted type (MPC). Choose one that matches
your sound card’s connector. The connector at other end of the cable is
connected to “AUDIO OUT” of the CRW8424S drive. Make sure connector’s
lug is at the top.
Lug
AUDI
O OU
T
R G
L
1 24
ID SE
PARI LECT
TY
TERM
BLO IN ATOR
CK SI
ZE
1
SCSI
INTE
RFAC
CONN
E
ECTO
R
DC IN
PU T
+5V
G +
12V
Audio cable
Horizontally-mounted
type (MPC)
Sound card
Vertically-mounted
type (PH)
n You do not need to connect the audio cable to write audio CDs since the audio is passed over
the SCSI bus. It is required for playing back audio CDs on the CRW8424S drive via the
computer’s sound card. However, if a CD-ROM drive is already connected to the sound card,
you should use this drive to play back your audio CDs. To listen to audio CDs without a
computer sound card, connect headphones or speakers to the headphone jack on the
CRW8424S drive’s front panel.
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8 Connect a 4-pin power cable to the power supply connector of the
CRW8424S marked “DC INPUT.”
AUDI
O OU
T
R G
L 1
24
ID SE
PARI LECT
TY
TERM
BLOCIN ATOR
K SIZ
E
1
SCSI
INTE
RFAC
CONN
E
ECTO
R
DC IN
PU T
+5V
G +
12V
Top
4-pin power cable
Bottom
n There may be more than one 4-pin power cable available. Any may be used.
n These connectors are D-shaped so it is only possible to connect the power cables the correct
way round. Do not apply excessive force when making this connection.
9 Tighten the four fastening screws on the side of the unit securely using a
screwdriver.
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) Attach the outer casing of the computer and any screws that were removed.
! Reconnect the computer to the AC outlet and power it up.
n When you power up the computer, make sure both LEDs on the panel of the CRW8424S light
up together for brief moment.
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@ After the computer’s operating system (Windows 95/98) has loaded, open the Control
Panel and double-click on the System icon. Select the Device Manager tab and
double-click on “CDROM.” If the drive has been correctly installed, it should be
listed as shown below. Similarly, double-click on “SCSI controllers” and the SCSI
adapter card should be listed as shown below if it has been properly installed.
n For more information about how to use the operating system, refer to the documentation that
came with it.
n If there is a
or
mark etc. next to the icon for the CRW8424S drive or the SCSI adapter
card, this means that it has not been installed correctly.
n When using Windows NT, you can verify by opening the Control Panel, double-clicking on
SCSI Adapter and clicking the Devices tab.
# Double-click “YAMAHA CRW8424S” listed under “CDROM” (in Windows
95/98) and click the Settings tab. Check the “Sync data transfer” checkbox.
With “Sync data transfer” enabled, the data transfer between your
CRW8424S drive and your computer is synchronized, meaning that the
maximum possible data transfer rate can be achieved.
n Refer to the documentation that came with your SCSI card for further details.
n When using Windows NT, “Sync data transfer” will automatically be selected if the SCSI
adapter card supports this feature. You will not need to change this setting.
$ Install the CD writing software.
n Refer to the documentation that came with the CD writing software for further details.
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Replacing an Existing CD-ROM Drive with the CRW8424S
n The existing CD-ROM drive in the computer is assumed to be an IDE-type.
1 Power down your computer and unplug it from the AC outlet.
If you proceed without doing this, you run the risk of receiving an
electric shock and/or short-circuiting and damaging components
including the CRW8424S drive.
2 Remove the outer casing of the computer. If you need to remove screws in
the process, make sure you don’t lose them.
n The method for removing the casing and fitting the drive in the drive bay can vary depending
on the manufacturer. Refer to the documentation that came with your computer for further
details.
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3 Touch a metal part of the computer’s chassis or power supply unit to drain
any static charge that may have built up inside your body.
Drain any static charge
You can permanently damage equipment if you touch it while there is
any static charge in your body.
4 Disconnect all the cables connected to the rear of the existing CD-ROM
drive, and also disconnect the audio cable from the sound card or
motherboard’s audio connector.
Audio cable
ANAL
OG
AUDIO
RGG
L
CABL
E SE
SLAV LECT
E
MAST
ER
39
40
HOST
INTERF
ACE
1
2
+5V
POWE
R
G G
+12V
IDE cable
4-pin power connector
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5 Remove the four screws holding the CD-ROM drive in place, then slide the
drive forward and out from the drive bay.
Slide the CRW8424S drive backwards into the now-vacant bay without
applying excessive force.
CD-ROM drive
CRW8424S
6 Leave enough room behind the drive for connecting the power, SCSI and
audio cables. Then tighten the four fastening screws on the sides of the unit
by hand to hold the drive in place.
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About SCSI adapter card termination
To connect internally-mounted SCSI devices, the SCSI adapter card’s onboard internal SCSI termination must be switched ON. With most cards,
this is done automatically. If your SCSI adapter card requires that you
manually disable internal termination, refer to the documentation that came
with it.
7 Connect one end of the 50-pin SCSI flat cable to the computer’s SCSI adapter
card. Align the red line of the cable with Pin 1 of the card’s SCSI connector.
Next, connect a free 50-pin connector on the SCSI flat cable to the back of
the CRW8424S drive such that the red line on the cable is aligned with pin 1,
marked “SCSI INTERFACE CONNECTOR 1.”
SCSI adapter card
Mark
Pin 1
50-pin SCSI flat cable
Align red line
with Pin 1 of
SCSI INTERFACE
CONNECTOR 1
AUDIO
OUT
R G
L 1
24
ID SE
PARITLECT
TERM Y
BLOCINATOR
K SIZ
E
1
SCSI
INTE
RFAC
CONN
E
ECTO
R
DC INP
UT
+5V
G +
12V
SCSI
INTERFACE
CONNECTOR
1
Pin 1
To Pin 1
Align red line
with Pin 1 of
SCSI INTERFACE
CONNECTOR 1
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8 Connect the audio cable between the CRW8424S drive and the computer’s
sound card, or the motherboard’s audio connector if it has built-in audio.
One end of the audio cable has two connectors: a vertically-mounted type
(PH) and a horizontally-mounted type (MPC). Choose one that matches
your sound card’s connector. The connector at other end of the cable is
connected to “AUDIO OUT” of the CRW8424S drive. Make sure connector’s
lug is at the top.
Vertically-mounted
type (PH)
Horizontally-mounted
type (MPC)
Sound card
Audio cable
Lug
AUDI
O OU
T
R G
L
1 24
ID SE
PARI LECT
TY
TERM
BLO IN ATOR
CK SI
ZE
1
SCSI
INTE
RFAC
CONN
E
ECTO
R
DC IN
PU T
+5V
G +
12V
n You do not need to connect the audio cable to write audio CDs since the audio is passed over
the SCSI bus. It is required for playing back audio CDs on the CRW8424S drive via the
computer’s sound card. However, if a CD-ROM drive is already connected to the sound card,
you should use this drive to play back your audio CDs. To listen to audio CDs without a
computer sound card, connect headphones or speakers to the headphone jack on the
CRW8424S drive’s front panel.
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9 Connect the 4-pin power cable to the power supply connector of the
CRW8424S marked “DC INPUT.”
AUDI
O OU
T
R G
L 1
24
ID SE
PARI LECT
TY
TERM
BLOCIN ATOR
K SIZ
E
1
SCSI
INTE
RFAC
CONN
E
ECTO
R
DC IN
PU T
+5V
G +
12V
Top
4-pin power cable
Bottom
n There may be more than one 4-pin power cable available. Any may be used.
n These connectors are D-shaped so it is only possible to connect the power cables the correct
way round. Do not apply excessive force when making this connection.
) Tighten the four fastening screws on the side of the unit securely using a
screwdriver.
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! Attach the outer casing of the computer and any screws that were removed.
@ Reconnect the computer to the AC outlet and power it up.
n When you power up the computer, make sure both LEDs on the panel of the CRW8424S light
up together for brief moment.
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# After the computer’s operating system (Windows 95/98) has loaded, open the Control
Panel and double-click on the System icon. Select the Device Manager tab and
double-click on “CDROM.” If the drive has been correctly installed, it should be
listed as shown below. Similarly, double-click on “SCSI controllers” and the SCSI
adapter card should be listed as shown below if it has been properly installed.
n For more information about how to use the operating system, refer to the documentation that
came with it.
n If there is a
or
mark etc. next to the icon for the CRW8424S drive or the SCSI adapter
card, this means that it has not been installed correctly.
n When using Windows NT, you can verify by opening the Control Panel, double-clicking on
SCSI Adapter and clicking the Devices tab.
$ Double-click “YAMAHA CRW8424S” listed under “CDROM” (in Windows
95/98) and click the Settings tab. Check the “Sync data transfer” checkbox.
With “Sync data transfer” enabled, the data transfer between your
CRW8424S drive and your computer is synchronized, meaning that the
maximum possible data transfer rate can be achieved.
n Refer to the documentation that came with your SCSI card for further details.
n When using Windows NT, “Sync data transfer” will automatically be selected if the SCSI
adapter card supports this feature. You will not need to change this setting.
% Install the CD writing software.
n Refer to the documentation that came with the CD writing software for further details.
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This section explains how to operate the CRW8424S drive after you have
installed it. Make sure the computer is powered up.
Loading a Disc
1
2
1 Press the Eject button on the CRW8424S drive’s front panel.
2 Place the disc onto the tray with its label or printing facing upward.
3 Press the Eject button to close the tray.
n When a disc is loaded, the ON/DISC LED is lit up in orange first, then changes to green. For
more details, refer to page 38.
n Do not push or pull the tray using excessive force. Doing so can damage the drive or the disc.
Instead, always use the Eject button to open or close the tray.
Ejecting the Disc
1
2
1 Press the Eject button on the CRW8424S drive’s front panel.
2 Remove the disc from the tray.
3 Press the Eject button to close the tray.
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n It may not be possible to eject the disc tray while a disc is being read or in other situations,
depending on the SCSI command.
n Only remove the disc after the disc tray has opened fully. Otherwise, you risk damaging the
drive or the disc.
Manually Ejecting a Disc in an Emergency
If the disc tray fails to open for some reason, such as a power outage, it can be
opened manually.
Manual Eject hole
Paper clip
You should only attempt to eject a disc manually as a last resort.
Malfunctions may occur if you do this too frequently.
1 Power down the computer.
2 Find a pin-like tool with a diameter of 2mm or less to fit through the Manual
Eject hole on the drive’s front panel.
n A straightened paper clip is ideal for this purpose.
3 Push the tool gently into the Manual Eject hole until the spring-loaded
mechanism ejects the tray and disc.
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Please also refer to the YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drives web site for more
information.
YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drives web site URL:
http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/
The drive does not power up.
● Is the 4-pin power cable from the computer’s power supply attached correctly?
The computer does not start up.
● Is the SCSI card installed correctly? Please read the instructions that came with
your SCSI card for details.
The CRW8424S drive is not recognized.
● Is the 4-pin power cable from the computer’s power supply attached correctly,
and does the drive power up? Also, is the SCSI cable connected correctly?
If the system has started up normally, you will be able to see the CRW8424S drive
and SCSI card listed in Control Panel | System | Device Manager tab. The drive
will be listed when you double-click on CDROM and the SCSI card will be listed
when you double-click on SCSI controllers. (→P. 21, 29)
When you power up your computer, you can access the machine’s hardware SCSI
BIOS settings before Windows is loaded. You can set your computer to recognize
the SCSI card and CRW8424S drive in the BIOS.
n Generally, the BIOS (Basic Input / Output System) is a small program that resides on a ROM chip
on the computer’s motherboard as well as on some expansion cards. It checks the system and its
devices (such as serial ports and hard disk controllers) before loading the operating system (OS).
● Are you using the correct SCSI driver?
If the SCSI card has not been installed correctly under Windows 95/98, make sure
that you have installed the most recent drivers supplied by the SCSI card
manufacturer.
If the SCSI card has not been installed correctly under Windows NT, update to
the most recent ASPI drivers supplied by the manufacturer of the SCSI card or
the CD-writing software.
For information about the latest version of any driver, please contact the
respective hardware/software manufacturers.
● Is the SCSI adapter card recognized correctly by the operating system (OS)?
The drivers for your SCSI adapter card may be incorrect. For more details,
contact the manufacturer of your SCSI adapter card.
● Is the drive’s SCSI ID number the same as that of another device on the SCSI
chain? (→P. 10)
● Are the pins and holes on the SCSI connectors straight and not deformed?
Check the connectors.
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● Is the terminator on the CRW8424S drive set correctly?
It should be set to ON only if it is the last device on the SCSI chain. Otherwise,
it should be set to OFF. (→P. 11)
● Is the termination on the SCSI card set such that internal SCSI devices can be
connected?
Please read the instructions that came with your SCSI card for details.
● To write to CD-R/RW discs, your CD writing software must support the
CRW8424S drive.
To find out if it does, contact the manufacturer of your CD writing software.
The disc tray does not come out.
● Is the CRW8424S drive powered up?
● Some CD writing applications will lock the disc tray once loaded.
In which case, use the eject command from within the application. Alternatively,
read the manual that came with the application.
The disc keeps being ejected.
● Has the disc been placed on the disc tray correctly?
The drive does not operate correctly.
● Is the disc compatible with the CRW8424S drive?
n Even if the disc is of a type compatible with the CRW8424S drive, some varieties of discs can
still be unreadable on it.
● Is there dust on the disc tray or on the disc itself?
● Is the terminator of the last device on the SCSI chain set to “ON?” Or if it has no
built-in termination, has a terminator been attached?
● Does the computer have a sufficient power supply?
The CRW8424S has a power consumption of 11W (when reading and writing).
● Does your computer have several different CD writing applications installed?
If you use more than one CD writing application simultaneously, the behavior of
the drive can become unpredictable.
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The drive ejects or fails to read the disc, or the ON/DISC LED
remains lit in orange after the disc has been loaded (meaning that
the disc has not been recognized). (→P. 38)
● Disconnect the SCSI cable from the drive but leave the power cable connected,
then load a disc.
● There may be problems with the disc itself. If the drive fails to recognize a
variety of discs including audio CDs, CD-ROMs and blank CD-R/RW discs (the
ON/DISC LED remains lit in orange after any discs have been inserted), you
should contact your nearest Yamaha dealer.
Errors occur when backing up at 6X or 8X speed from a separate
CD-ROM drive to the CRW8424S drive.
● A possible reason is that the CD-ROM drive is not suitable. Please use a highspeed CD-ROM drive. However, for various possible reasons, you may still
encounter errors even if you are using a 32X or 42X speed CD-ROM drive.
Therefore, before writing directly at 6X or faster speed, you should check that it
is possible to do so by choosing to test before writing.
The “Buffer Underrun” error message is displayed.
● Try the following:
• Lower the writing speed setting.
• Create an image file of the CD on the computer’s hard disk.
• Defragment the hard disk.
• Turn hard disk power management off.
• Deactivate the Active Desktop (if you are using Internet Explorer 4 or 5).
• Disable network access.
• Close other applications (including screen savers, task schedulers, etc.).
n Errors can occur if you knock the CRW8424S drive while it is writing to disc.
n When using packet writing on a CD-RW disc, the actual data capacity is 100MB less than that
stated on the cover of the disc. The difference in capacity is dependent on the writing mode.
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Writing Modes
Disc-at-Once (DAO)
This mode is used when writing a complete disc in a single pass without
pausing. Data cannot be added later, even if the full capacity of the blank disc
has not been used.
Example: General CD-ROM
0
650MB
Data
Track 1
Any remaining space
cannot be used
Session 1
Lead-in
Lead-out
Example: Audio CD
0
Audio
650MB
Audio
Audio
Audio
Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
Audio
Audio
Track 4 Track 5
Audio
Track 6 Track 7
Any remaining space
cannot be used
Session 1
Lead-in
Lead-out
n The lead-in and lead-out areas signify the beginning and end points of a session. They are not
part of the data but contain information about the session itself. Basically, a session consists of
a lead-in, data, and a lead-out.
Track-at-Once (TAO)
This mode is used when writing data to a disc one track at a time. More tracks
can be added later if there is enough space left on the disc. This is why Track-atOnce mode is sometimes referred to as Multisession.
0
Lead-in
650MB
Data
Data
Data
Track 1
Track 2
Track 3
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Lead-out
/Lead-in
Lead-out
/Lead-in
Any remaining space
can be used
Lead-out
n Only the first session of a multisession disc can be played back on a conventional audio CD
player. Single session discs can be played back completely.
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Session-at-Once (SAO)
This mode is used when writing each session in a single pass without pausing.
More sessions can be added later if there is enough space left on the disc.
Example: CD-Extra
Audio
Audio
Audio
Data
Track 1
Track 2
Track 3
Track 4
Session 1
Session 2
n With CD-Extra, the audio is written in the first session and the data is written in the second.
A maximum of 99 tracks can be written.
Packet Writing
This mode is used when writing to a track of a disc using small blocks of data
called “packets,” in a manner similar to a floppy disk. This mode is useful when
making small incremental backups of data. You will need to use software which
specifically supports packet writing, such as Adaptec’s DirectCD.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Packet
Same as writing to floppy or hard disk
n Discs must be formatted before they can be used for packet writing. With CD-RW, erased data
can be overwritten until the disc is completely full.
With CD-R, the space used by the erased data cannot be reused and is “masked” so that it is
no longer visible. This can be done up to 100 times.
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About the firmware
The “firmware” is a small piece of software built into the CRW8424S drive, and
is used to control its basic operation. Since it resides in flash memory, it can be
overwritten and updated.
To ensure the correct operation of the CRW8424S drive, updates to the firmware
will be made available. You can find information about the most recent firmware
for the drive on YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive web site.
URL for YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive web site
http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/
The most recent user support information, including firmware updates, can be
found in the CD-R area of Yamaha’s web site. Please check this information
regularly.
n The firmware is completely unrelated to the CD writing application software.
Determining the firmware version of the CRW8424S drive
(in Windows 95/98)
Go to Control Panel | System | Device Manager tab, double-click on CDROM, then
double-click on YAMAHA CRW8424S.
The firmware
version number
will increase
as more
improvements
are incorporated.
SCSI ID number
When updating
the CRW8424S
drive’s firmware,
you will need to
enter its SCSI ID
number. You can
check the
number here.
n When using Windows NT, you can verify by opening the Control Panel, double-clicking on
SCSI Adapter and clicking the Devices tab. Then right-click on “YAMAHA CRW8424S” and
select Properties.
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LED Indicator Messages
Status
ON/DISC LED
Power on (reset)
Ready (no disc)
Loading disc
Ejecting disc
Ready (disc loaded)
Seeking
Preparing to write
Writing
Writing (test mode)
Reading
● Lit: Orange
Lit: Green
Blinking: Orange
Blinking: Green
—: Off
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CRW8424S Specifications
Supported Formats
Write
Read
Play
(*4)
CD-DA
CD-G
CD-Text
CD-ROM (*1)
Mixed Mode CD-ROM
(CD-ROM+CD-DA)
CD-ROM XA (*1)
Photo-CD (*1)
Video-CD
CD-I
CD-Extra
*1: includes multisession
(*4)
(*4)
(*4)
(*4)
(*2)
(*3)
(*4)
*2: suitable media required *3: suitable application
software required
*4: suitable application software
required for playback
Note) Excludes ADPCM Encode/Decode & VideoEncode/Decode functions
Writing Methods
Writing/Reading Speed
Disc-at-Once (DAO)
Session-at-Once (SAO)
Track-at-Once (TAO)
Packet writing
Writing CD-R
CD-RW
1X, 4X, 6X, 8X
2X, 4X
Reading 24X (max) Full CAV
Note) • Data 10X-24X
• CD-DA extraction: 16X (max)
• Drive can play CD-DA at 1X speed only.
• Video-CD: 6.9X (max)
• Disc (session closed): 24X (max)
(12X max for packet writing)
• Disc (session not closed): 8X (max)
(6X max for packet writing)
CD-R
1X, 4X, 6X, 8X Writing: Orange Book Part II Ver.3.1specified WO disc
Note) When writing at 6X or 8X speed, use discs made for
high speed recording.
CD-RW 2X, 4X Writing/ReWriting: Orange Book Part III Version
2.0-specified RW discs
Note) When writing at 2X speed, Orange Book Part III
Version 1.0-specified RW discs available.
Data Capacity
700MB (79 min.)
650MB (74 min.)
550MB (63 min.)
Data Transfer Rate
1X: 150 KB/sec
2X: 300 KB/sec
4X: 600 KB/sec
6X: 900 KB/sec
8X: 1,200 KB/sec
10X: 1,500 KB/sec
16X: 2,400 KB/sec
24X: 3,600 KB/sec
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Burst Transfer Rate
5MB/sec (max) (asynchronous)
20MB/sec (max) (synchronous)
Data Buffer Size
4MB (1,332 sectors)
Average Random Access Time
140 msec (reading)
Sector Size
2,048 ~ 2,352 B
512 B (read only)
Interface
SCSI-3 (Ultra SCSI)
Installing Style
Horizontal
Disc Loading Type
Tray loading
Audio Out
Line Out
Frequency Range: 20 ~ 20,000Hz
Output Level: 1 Vrms
Power Consumption
11W (when writing or reading)
Power Supply
5V DC ±5%
12V DC ±10%
Operating Environment
Temperature
Humidity
Dimension
Width: 146.0 mm
Height: 41.3 mm (excludes 0.5 mm projection at bottom)
Depth: 193.1 mm (excludes front panel)
Weight
0.95 kg
+5 ~ +40°C
25 ~ 80% RH (no condensation)
The CRW8424S series complies with the following specifications
Country / Region
USA
Category
Safety
Compliance Specifications
Standards
Item
UL1950
Electrical
Details
Information Technology
Equipment
Class 1 Laser Product
EMC
Emission
Canada
Safety
Electrical
21CFR1040.10
FDA Chapter 1,
Subchapter J
47CFR15
FCC Part 15, Subpart B
CSA C22.2 No. 950
EU
EMC
Safety
Emission
Electrical
ICES-003
EN60950
EMC
Laser
Immunity
EN60825
EN55024
EMC
Emission
Emission
EN55022
AS/NZ 3548
Information Technology
Equipment
Class B Computing Device
Information Technology
Equipment
Class 1 Laser Product
Residential, Commercial and
Light Industrial Areas
Class B Equipment
Class B Equipment
EMC
Emission
VCCI
Class B Equipment
Laser
Australia
New Zealand
Japan
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Index
4-pin power cable ..................................19, 27
O
ON/DISC LED................................................6
A
Active Desktop ............................................34
additional drive ............................................13
audio cable ............................................18, 26
AUDIO OUT ..................................................7
B
BIOS ............................................................32
block size ................................................7, 12
Buffer Underrun ..........................................34
C
CD-DA ..........................................................4
CD-R discs ....................................................4
CD-RW discs..................................................4
P
Packet Writing..............................................36
packet ..........................................................36
paper clip ....................................................31
parity ......................................................7, 11
Phillips Screwdriver ......................................5
power connector ..........................................23
R
read-only discs ..............................................4
READ/WRITE LED ........................................6
rear panel ......................................................7
replacement drive ........................................13
S
D
Eject button ..................................................6
Ejecting the Disc ..........................................30
SCSI adapter card ..................................17, 25
SCSI connector ..............................................7
SCSI driver ..................................................32
SCSI flat cable ........................................17, 25
SCSI ID number ..........................................10
serial number ................................................8
Session-at-Once (SAO) ................................36
shunt..............................................................9
sound card ............................................18, 26
static charge ..........................................15, 23
F
T
firmware ......................................................37
front panel ....................................................6
termination ..................................................11
terminator ................................................7, 11
Track-at-Once (TAO)....................................35
Data CD ........................................................4
DC INPUT ....................................................7
Device Manager......................................21, 29
disc tray ........................................................6
Disc-at-Once (DAO) ....................................35
E
H
headphone jack..............................................6
headphone volume control ............................6
V
Video-CD ......................................................4
I
ID Select ..................................................7, 10
IDE cable ....................................................23
J
jumper switches ............................................9
L
lead-in..........................................................35
lead-out........................................................35
loading a disc ..............................................30
Long-Nosed Pliers ..........................................5
lug..........................................................18, 26
M
manual eject hole ....................................6, 31
Multisession ................................................35
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Distributors and Head Offices / Bertrieb und Hauptgeschäftsstelle
Distributeurs et sièges sociaux / Distribuidores y Casas matrices
If you have any questions, please contact your
dealer or one of the following companies.
Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez
vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le
plus proche figurant dans la liste suivante :
Bei weiteren Fragen wenden Sie sich Sitte an
Ihren Händler oder eine der folgenden Firmen.
Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor póngase en
contacto con su distribuidor o una de las
siguientes empresas:
JAPAN
Yamaha Corporation
Electronic Systems Division
203 Matsunokijima, Toyooka-mura, Iwata-gun,
Shizuoka-ken, 438-0192 JAPAN
TEL: +81 539 62 3125
FAX: +81 539 62 5346
Internet: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/
U.S.A
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100 Century Center Court, San Jose, CA 95112
U.S.A
TEL: +1 408 467 2330
FAX: +1 408 437 8791
Internet: http://www.yamahayst.com/
CANADA
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Ontario M1S 3R1, CANADA
TEL: +1 416 298 1311
FAX: +1 416 292 0732
UNITED KINGDOM, BENELUX,
GREECE, CYPRUS, TURKEY and
EGYPT
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Media Technology Division
Sherbourne Drive, Tilbrook, Milton Keynes
MK7 8BL ENGLAND
TEL: +44 1 908 366700
FAX: +44 1 908 368872
Internet: http://www.yamaha.co.uk/
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AUSTRIA, EASTERN EUROPE and
RUSSIA
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Yamaha Systems Technology EUROPE
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D-25462 Rellingen, GERMANY
TEL: +49 4101 303 200
FAX: +49 4101 303 277
Internet: http://www.yamaha.de/
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FRANCE
TEL: +33 1 6461 4060
FAX: +33 1 6461 4097
Internet: http://www.yamaha.fr/
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Keyboard & Multimedia Division
Viale Italia 88, 20020, Lainate (Milano) ITALY
TEL: +39 2 935771
FAX: +39 2 9370956
Internet: http://www.yamaha.it/
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FAX: +46 31 45 96 07
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Madrid, Spain
TEL: +34 91 577 7270
FAX: +34 91 576 6235
AUSTRALIA
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PTY., LTD.
17-33 Market Street,
South Melbourne,
Vic. 3205
Australia
TEL: +61 3 9693 5111
FAX: +61 3 9699 2332
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INDONESIA and PHILIPPINES
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138 Cecil Street, #03-01A Cecil Court,
SINGAPORE 069538
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FAX: +65 225 3669
Internet: http://www.yamaha.com.sg/
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Yamaha KHS Music Co., Ltd.
11F, No.150, Tun Hua North Rd.
Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.
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FAX: +886 2 2713 8666
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YAMAHA CORPORATION
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