ARS-2030T/2033/2033P PCI-Based Copy Controller

ARS-2030T/2033/2033P
PCI-Based Copy Controller
User’s Manual
Ver: 1.0
Attention:
It takes over 5 seconds to
power on after shutdown
otherwise the system may
operate abnorrmally.
Copyright ©2004 ACARD Technology Corp.
Release: September 2004
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ACARD’s ARS-2030T/2033/2033P Copy Controller is used for copying and editing personal audio and video data. Violating Copy Right is a criminal act. ACARD's
Copy Controller only supports legal backup operation.
ACARD Technology Corp. is not responsible for the user’s illegal actions.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
Overview ..................................................................... 6
Features ...................................................................... 7
Specifications .............................................................. 7
System Requirement ................................................... 8
Chapter 2
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
Introduction ................................................ 6
Hardware Installation............................... 9
Copy Controller Only ................................................. 9
A Whole System .......................................................... 9
A System without DVD Writers .................................. 9
Installation Diagrams ............................................... 10
Chapter 3
Basic Instructions .....................................14
3.1 Buttons and LCD ...................................................... 14
3.2 About HDD Installation ............................................ 15
3.2.1 With a HDD ................................................................................ 15
3.2.2 Without a HDD .......................................................................... 16
Chapter 4 Board Layout ............................................18
Chapter 5 Functions....................................................20
5.1
5.2
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.6
5.7
5.8
5.9
Copy .......................................................................... 24
Test ............................................................................ 25
Test & Copy .............................................................. 26
Verify ........................................................................ 27
Compare ................................................................... 28
Prescan ...................................................................... 29
Disc Info .................................................................... 30
Select Source ............................................................. 31
Image ........................................................................ 32
5.9.1
5.9.2
5.9.3
5.9.4
Load............................................................................................. 32
Delete Image ............................................................................... 33
Image Info ................................................................................... 34
Compare Image .......................................................................... 34
5.9.5 Select Image ................................................................................ 36
5.9.6 Select Src Drive .......................................................................... 36
5.9.7 Image Format Info ..................................................................... 37
5.10 Edit Track (for CD only) ..........................................38
5.10.1
5.10.2
5.10.3
5.10.4
CD to CD .................................................................................. 39
CD to HDD ............................................................................... 43
Play Audio Track ..................................................................... 49
Close Session ............................................................................ 49
5.11 Setup ........................................................................50
5.11.1 Language ................................................................................... 51
5.11.2 CD Burn Speed......................................................................... 51
5.11.3 DVD Burn Speed...................................................................... 52
5.11.4 Read Speed ............................................................................... 52
5.11.5 Auto Start Drive ....................................................................... 53
5.11.6 Startup Menu ........................................................................... 54
5.11.7 Auto Verify ................................................................................ 54
5.11.8 Auto Compare .......................................................................... 55
5.11.9 Auto Prescan............................................................................. 55
5.11.10 Eject Disc ................................................................................ 56
5.11.11 Burn On The Fly .................................................................... 56
5.11.12 Burn Mode .............................................................................. 57
5.11.13 Display Time ........................................................................... 58
5.11.14 Button Sound .......................................................................... 58
5.11.15 Device Info .............................................................................. 59
5.11.16 System Info ............................................................................. 60
5.11.17 Quick Erase ............................................................................ 60
5.11.18 Full Erase ................................................................................ 61
5.11.19 Auto Close Tray ...................................................................... 62
5.12 Adv Setup .................................................................63
5.12.1
5.12.2
5.12.3
5.12.4
5.12.5
5.12.6
5.12.7
UnderRun Protect .................................................................... 64
Overburn .................................................................................. 64
Read Error Skip ....................................................................... 65
Format HDD ............................................................................ 65
Verify HDD ............................................................................... 66
Burn-in ...................................................................................... 67
Update Firmware ..................................................................... 68
5.12.8 Compare Firmware ................................................................. 69
5.12.9 H/W Diagnostic ........................................................................ 69
5.12.10 Load Default ........................................................................... 70
5.12.11 CD+G ...................................................................................... 71
5.12.12 ISRC & MCN ......................................................................... 71
5.12.13 Switch USB Mode (optional) ................................................. 72
5.12.14 CD-TEXT ............................................................................... 72
5.12.15 MultiSession DVD .................................................................. 73
Chapter 6
6.1
6.2
6.3
6.4
6.5
6.6
6.7
6.8
Troubleshooting ........................................74
About LCD ............................................................... 74
About Error Messages .............................................. 74
About DVD-ROM/DVD Writers .............................. 74
About Buttons ........................................................... 75
About DVD Writer Not Readable ............................. 75
About High Failure Rate ........................................... 75
About Firmware Update ........................................... 75
About Function 12 and Cancellation ........................ 76
Appendix 1 List of Functions ....................................77
Appendix 2 LCD Messages........................................79
Technical Support Form ..............................................81
ARS-2030T/2033/2033P
Chapter 1
Introduction
1.1 Overview
ARS-2030T, 2033, 2033P are all PCI-based copy controllers that support high-speed
CD/DVD writers. Among the three, ARS-2030T is a 1-to-3 model while ARS-2033
and 2033P are 1-to-7 models. The difference between ARS-2033 and 2033P is that
the latter supports higher speed duplication.
ARS-2030T (2033/2033P) doesn’t need connecting to a computer. Simply through
its LCD and 4 buttons on the panel, you can copy data, audio or video CD/DVD
easily and quickly. It is fit for companies to do a small amount of production.
Usually if you want to back up a lot of CD/DVDs, you have to boot the computer,
and do the job via a burning program. It takes time to learn how to use the software
and more time to execute the copying. In view of this, ACARD has launched ARS2030T (2033/2033P), a copy controller that is easy to operate and can copy 3 or 7
discs at the same time.
ARS-2030T (2033/2033P) is a valuable product of technology. You can use it as a
standalone copy controller. Besides, if you have purchased ACARD’s AEC-4420P
USB Link, you can connect it to the computer, to ARS-2030T (2033/2033P), and to
one of the DVD writers that are connected with ARS-2030T (2033/2033P). Thus,
ARS-2030T (2033/2033P) becomes an external writer for the computer. When the
hardware is used together with ACARD’s burning software, Ha! CD Burner (+DVD),
the combination will be the best solution.
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1.2 Features
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Standalone IDE to IDE DVD copy controller
Totally independent without installing hardware or software
Supports a 3.5” hard drive
Supports high-speed 1-to-3 or 1-to-7 DVD copying
User-friendly interface with LCD showing message
Provides optional functions to extend application
1.3 Specifications
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2030T : ACARD ATP-865 IDE processor
2033/2033P : ACARD ATP-867 IDE processor
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IDT central processing unit
2030T : 32 MB DDR memory
2033/2033P : 64 MB DDR memory
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4 (1-to-3) / 8 (1-to-7) independent IDE channels
2 × 16 LCD (2 × 18 for Chinese and Japanese)
4 membraned buttons on the panel
512 KB flash memory for boot loader
2 MB flash memory for copy code
Firmware update by DVD-ROM
Power
Voltage: 5VB±5%, Current: 1.5A Max
Environment
Operation: 0°C to 60°C
Nonoperation: -20°C to 85°C
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Humidity
15% to 90%
Dimension
2030T : D 145 mm W 150 mm
H 42 mm
2033/2033P : D 225 mm W 150 mm
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1.4 System Requirement
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2030T : upright external case 5/6 × 5.25”
2033/2033P : upright external case 9/10 × 5.25”
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Minimum power supply of 250W
ATA133 cable (length limit 35cm)
DVD-ROM × 1
DVD writer × 3 or 7
Hard drive (optional)
AEC-4420P (optional)
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Chapter 2
Hardware Installation
Before installing ARS-2030T (2033/2033P), please note that there are three kinds of
packages: the copy controller only, a whole copying system and a system without
DVD writers.
2.1 Copy Controller Only
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Unpack the package, and examine if there is any defect or malfunction.
Prepare a DVD-ROM.
Prepare 3 or 7 DVD writers.
Prepare a 3.5” hard drive (optional).
All IDE devices are in Master mode (but when connecting a hard
drive, DVD-ROM is set as Slave while hard drive as Master).
2.2 A Whole System
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Unpack the package, and examine if there is any defect or malfunction.
Prepare a 3.5” hard drive (optional).
Be sure that the watt of power supply is sufficient.
2.3 A System without DVD Writers
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Unpack the package, and examine if there is any defect or malfunction.
Prepare a DVD-ROM (if there is one, you don’t need to prepare).
Prepare 3 or 7 DVD writers.
Prepare a 3.5” hard drive (optional).
Be sure that the watt of power supply is sufficient.
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2.4 Installation Diagrams
The following diagram indicates the installation of ARS-2030T copy controller with
a DVD-ROM and 3 DVD writers.
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LCD
3
2
1
Copy Controller /
ARS-2030T
CH 1 / DVD-ROM
CH 2 / DVD Writer
CH 3 / DVD Writer
CH 4 / DVD Writer
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The following diagram indicates the installation of ARS-2030T copy controller with
an HDD, a DVD-ROM and 3 DVD writers.
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LCD
3
2
1
Copy Controller /
ARS-2030T
CH 1 / HDD
(Master)
CH 1 / DVD-ROM
(Slave)
CH 2 / DVD Writer
CH 3 / DVD Writer
CH 4 / DVD Writer
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The following diagram indicates the installation of ARS-2033/2033P copy controller with a DVD-ROM and 7 DVD writers.
CH 1 / DVD-ROM
CH 2 / DVD Writer
CH 3 / DVD Writer
CH 4 / DVD Writer
4
LCD
3
2
1
8
7
6
Copy Controller /
ARS-2033
CH 5 / DVD Writer
CH 6 / DVD Writer
CH 7 / DVD Writer
CH 8 / DVD Writer
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The following diagram indicates the installation of ARS-2033/2033P copy controller with an HDD, a DVD-ROM and 7 DVD writers.
CH 1 / HDD
(Master)
CH 1 / DVD-ROM
(Slave)
CH 2 / DVD Writer
CH 3 / DVD Writer
CH 4 / DVD Writer
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LCD
3
2
1
8
7
6
Copy Controller /
ARS-2033
CH 5 / DVD Writer
CH 6 / DVD Writer
CH 7 / DVD Writer
CH 8 / DVD Writer
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Chapter 3
Basic Instructions
3.1 Buttons and LCD
There are four buttons and one LCD on the panel of ARS-2030T (2033/2033P).
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4
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1. It shows all functions and messages.
2. It is used to scroll up through functions or menus.
3. It is used to scroll down through functions or menus.
4. It is used to execute a selected function.
5. It is used to cancel a selected function.
Here we take ARS-2033 as an example to demonstrate.
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2.
DVD
1-7
Duplicator
ver: 1.10A
OS booting...
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Figure 1 shows the firmware version of ARS-2033. Figure 2 shows that OS booting
takes 20 seconds or so. It depends on how many writers you have installed.
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3.
1. Copy
Figure 3 shows the first function Copy. There are 12 functions. You can press ▼ to
see other functions.
3.2 About HDD Installation
HDD installation is not necessary, but with a hard disk you can use the function of
Image. In other words, you have one more choice to reproduce a DVD from an
image file stored in the hard disk. The following two subsections are about installing
a 3.5” hard disk and not installing respectively.
3.2.1 With a HDD
If you have installed a 3.5” hard disk to your copy controller, you need to operate
according to the following procedures.
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Once your copy controller detects the hard disk, it will ask if you want to
format. A 30GB of hard disk can be divided into 6 partitions. In DVD a
partition occupies 5GB, in CD 1GB and in DL 10GB.
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Use function 8 Select Source to set the hard disk as the source.
In function 9 Image, select a partition to store the data.
If there is no data in a selected partition, place a source DVD into DVDROM, and use function 9-01 Load to transmit data from DVD into the
selected partition by pressing ENT. Different data can be stored in different
partitions.
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Switch to function 1 Copy by pressing ▲ . Place blank DVD discs into
DVD writers, and press ENT to start copying.
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When copying comes to an end, the passed DVDs will eject automatically.
The default is ejecting automatically, but you can change it.
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The failed DVDs will remain in the writers. The default is keeping failed
DVDs in the writers, but you can change it. To take the failed DVDs you
need to press the “eject” buttons on the writers.
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During operation do not press any button on your copy controller, because
interruption will harm the device, and DVDs will be damaged, too.
3.2.2 Without a HDD
If you haven’t installed a 3.5” hard disk to your copy controller, you need to operate
according to the following procedures.
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Place a source DVD into DVD-ROM.
Switch to function 1 Copy by pressing ▲ . Place blank DVD discs into
DVD writers, and press ENT to start copying.
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When copying comes to an end, the passed DVDs will eject automatically.
The default is ejecting automatically, but you can change it.
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The failed DVDs will remain in the writers. The default is keeping failed
DVDs in the writers, but you can change it. To take the failed DVDs you
need to press the “eject” buttons on the writers.
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Please identify two different cables before hardware installation.
1. Three connectors for DVD-ROM or optional HDD
Connect to ARS-2030T/
2033/2033P IDE port
Connect to IDE
DVD-ROM drive
(Slave)
Connect to IDE hard
disk (Master)
2. Two connectors for DVD writers
Connect to ARS-2030T/2033/
2033P IDE port
Connect to IDE Writer
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Chapter 4 Board Layout
The board layout of ARS-2030T is shown as follows.
Control Panel
DVD Writer
DVD Writer
DVD Writer
DVD-ROM/ HD(optional)
Red +
–
JP3 USB Link
JP4 Reserved
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The board layout of ARS-2033/2033P is shown as follows.
Control Panel
LCD
Red
+ –
JP3 USB Link
JP4 Reserved
DVD Writer
DVD Writer
DVD Writer
DVD-ROM/ HD(optional)
DVD Writer
DVD Writer
DVD Writer
DVD Writer
Power
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Chapter 5 Functions
There are 12 major functions in the copy controller, and there are subfunctions in
Function 9, 10, 11, and 12 as the following figures show.
1. Copy
2. Test
3. Test & Copy
4. Verify
5. Compare
Copy Controller
6. Prescan
7. Disc Info
8. Select Source
9. Image
10. Edit Track
11. Setup
12. Advanced Setup
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In Function 9 there are 7 subfunctions.
9.1 Load
9.2 Delete Image
9.3 Image Info
9. Image
9.4 Compare Image
9.5 Select Partition
9.6 Select Src Drive
9.7 Image Format Info
In Function 10 there are 4 subfunctions.
10.1 CD to CD
10.2 CD to HDD
10. Edit Track
10.3 Play Audio Track
10.4 Close Session
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In Function 11 there are 19 subfunctions.
11.1 Language
11.2 CD Burn Speed
11.3 DVD Burn Speed
11.4 Read Speed
11.5 Auto Start Drive
11.6 Startup menu
11.7 Auto Verify
11.8 Auto Compare
11.9 Auto Prescan
11. Setup
11.10 Eject Disc
11.11 Burn On the Fly
11.12 Burn Mode
11.13 Display Time
11.14 Button Sound
11.15 Device Info
11.16 System Info
11.17 Quick Erase
11.18 Full Erase
11.19 Auto Close Tray
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In Function 12 there are 15 subfunctions.
12.1 UnderRun Protect
12.2 Overburn
12.3 Read Error Skip
12.4 Format HDD
12.5 Verify HDD
12.6 Burn-in
12.7 Update Firmware
12. Advanced Setup
12.8 Compare Firmware
12.9 H/W Diagnostic
12.10 Load Default
12.11 CD+G
12.12 ISRC & MCN
12.13 Switch USB Mode
12.14 CD-TEXT
12.15 MultiSession DVD
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Among the 12 functions, Function 10 Edit Track is designed exclusively for editing
a collection of favorite songs from CDs. During operation if you don’t understand
an LCD message, see Appendix 2 . From now on we take ARS-2033 as an example
to demonstrate.
5.1 Copy
Function 1 Copy is to copy data from a source DVD directly into blank DVD discs.
Before copying be sure that the source DVD is placed into DVD-ROM, or there are
data in a certain HDD partition if you have installed a hard disk. If you are not so
sure of real copying, use Function 2 Test to simulate first.
Select function 1. Put a source DVD into DVD-ROM and blank DVD discs into the
DVD writers. DVD rewriteable discs containing old data are usable, too.
1.Copy
After the DVD-ROM and DVD writers detect DVDs, press ENT to start copying.
LCD will show the copying information as follows.
Copying- DVD 0%
4213.4MB
7:30
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When copying is in progress, MB and time will decrease while the percentage of
completion will increase. “MB” means the size of data that you want to copy.
When copying comes to an end, LCD will show the results as follows. The passed
DVDs will eject automatically.
1.Copy
OK: 07
5.2 Test
Function 2 Test is to simulate the copying progress. When simulation finishes, there
will be no data really written into DVD discs.
Select function 2. Put a source DVD into DVD-ROM and blank DVD discs into the
DVD writers. Only DVD-R disc supports this function.
2.Test
Press ENT to start simulation. If you use DVD rewriteable discs that contain data,
the old data will be quickly erased before simulation as shown below.
Erasing disc
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LCD will show the testing information as follows.
Testing- DVD 0%
4213.4MB
7:30
When the test comes to an end, LCD will show the results as follows.
2.Test
OK: 07
Stopping the test halfway does not affect the DVD discs, but if the DVD-rewriteable
discs contain important data, they may be destroyed.
5.3 Test & Copy
Function 3 Test & Copy is to test first and then copy actually.
Select function 3. Put a source DVD into DVD-ROM and blank DVD discs into the
DVD writers.
3.Test & Copy
Press ENT to start simulation. LCD will show the testing information as follows.
Testing- DVD 0%
4213.4MB 7:30
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When the test finishes, actual copying will begin as shown below.
Copying- DVD 0%
4213.4MB
7:30
When the whole process finishes, LCD will show the results as follows.
3.Test & Copy
OK: 07
Note that those discs that have passed the test will be copied right away while those
that haven’t won’t be.
5.4 Verify
Function 4 Verify is to examine if the target DVDs can be read correctly after copying.
Select function 4.
4.Verify
Press ENT to verify. LCD will show the verification information as follows.
Verify- DVD 0%
4213.4MB
7:30
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When verification comes to an end, LCD will show the results as follows.
4.Verify
OK: 07
5.5 Compare
Function 5 Compare is to make a comparison between the source DVD and the
target DVDs after copying.
Select function 5. Put the source DVD into DVD-ROM and the target DVDs into
DVD writers.
5.Compare
Press ENT to compare. LCD will show the comparison information as follows.
Compare- DVD 0%
4213.4MB
7:30
When comparison comes to an end, LCD will show the results as follows.
Compare
Fail: 0
OK: 7
Diff: 0
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Press ENT to see the details of source 1 as shown below.
Src: 01 DVD-ROM
Total:
4213.4MB
Press ENT to see the details of source 2. If the comparison is identical, LCD will
show the message as follows.
Src: 02 DVD-RW
Identical
If comparison fails, LCD will show the failure. By pressing ENT twice, LCD will
show that the contents of source 1 and those of source 2 do not match as follows.
Src: 02 DVD-RW
TOC not match
5.6 Prescan
Function 6 Prescan is to scan if the source DVD can be read correctly, and by the
way to test the reading speed.
Select function 6. Put the source DVD into DVD-ROM.
6.Prescan
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Press ENT to prescan. LCD will show the scanning information as follows.
Scaning- DVD 0%
4213.4MB
7:30
When scanning finishes, and the source DVD can be read correctly, LCD will show
the results as follows.
PreScan OK!
5.7 Disc Info
Function 7 Disc Info is to show the basic information of source DVD.
Select function 7. Put the source DVD into DVD-ROM.
7.Disc Info
Press ENT, and LCD will show the DVD information as follows.
Disc Type: DVD-ROM
Capacity: 4213.4MB
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5.8 Select Source
Function 8 Select Source is to let you select the data on DVD-ROM, DVD writers or
HDD as the source from which copying will be done.
Select function 8.
8.Select Source
Press ENT, and then press ▲ ▼ to select the source as shown below.
Src: DVD-ROM
01 IDE1 Master
After selecting the source such as DVD-ROM, you can press ENT, and LCD will
show the message as follows.
DVD-ROM selected!
Suppose you select HDD as the source and try to copy from one of its partitions, but
the partition contains no data, an error message will appear on LCD. At this moment,
you can switch to another partition that contains data, or use function 9 Image to
load the data into the chosen partition first.
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5.9 Image
Function 9 Image is valid only when you have installed a hard disk. This function
includes 7 subfunctions: Load, Delete Image, Image Info, Compare Image, Select
Image, Select Src Drive, and Image Format Info as the figure on page 21 shows. The
loaded data is called an image file.
Select function 9.
9.Image
5.9.1 Load
Now press ENT, and you will enter the following figure. Here the function Load is
to let you load data from DVD-ROM or any one of the DVD writers into the current
partition of the hard disk. “P:A” means partition A.
9-01. Image
Load
P: A
Press ENT to load. LCD will show the loading information as follows.
Load- A - DVD 0%
4213.4MB
7:30
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After the image file is successfully loaded, LCD will show the results as follows.
Image load OK
If there is an image file existing in the current partition, the system will ask you
whether to overwrite it or not. Please use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
Image Exists
Overwrite?Yes
5.9.2 Delete Image
If you want to delete an image file stored in a particular partition, you can use the
function Delete Image to do so. First, select the function by pressing ▼.
9-02. Image P: A
Delete Image
The system will ask if you are sure to delete. Use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
Delete Image in
Partition A?Yes
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After the image file is deleted, LCD will show the results as follows.
Partition A:
Image is deleted
5.9.3 Image Info
This function is to show the basic information of an image file stored in a particular
partition. First, select the function by pressing ▼.
9-03. Image
Image Info
P: A
Press ENT, and LCD will show the information of the image file as follows.
Disc Type: DVD-ROM
Capacity: 4213.4MB
5.9.4 Compare Image
This function is to compare the contents of the source DVD and those of the image
file in the partition. First, select the function by pressing ▼.
9-04. Image P: A
Compare Image
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Press ENT, and LCD will show the comparison information as follows.
Compare- DVD 0%
4213.4MB
7:30
When comparison comes to an end, LCD will show the results as follows.
Compare
Fail: 0
OK: 1
Diff: 0
Press ENT to see the details of source as shown below.
Src: 01 DVD-ROM
Total:
4213.4MB
Press ENT to see the details of target. If the comparison is identical, LCD will
show the message as follows.
Tgt: 00 HDD
Identical
P: A
If comparison fails, LCD will show the failure. By pressing ENT twice, LCD will
show that the contents of source and those of target do not match as follows.
Tgt: 00 HDD P: A
TOC not match
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5.9.5 Select Image
This function is to select a partition in the hard disk. First, select the function by
pressing ▼.
9-05. Image P: A
Select Image
After installing a hard disk, your copy controller will format it automatically. Each
partition occupies 5GB. The number of partitions is dependent on the hard disk’s
capacity. The partitions are alphabetically arranged. Select a partition by pressing
▲ ▼ , and LCD will show the message as follows.
Select Partition
A: DVD
4213.4MB
After the partition is selected, LCD will show the results as follows.
Set Partition to
A
5.9.6 Select Src Drive
This function is to select DVD-ROM or any of the DVD writers as the source from
which you can load data into a particular partition as an image file.
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First, select the function by pressing ▼.
9-06. Image
P: A
Image Src Drive
Then, use ▲ ▼ to select DVD-ROM or any of the DVD writers as the source.
Select Img Src:
01 IDE1 DVD-ROM
After selecting the source such as DVD-ROM, you can press ENT, and LCD will
show the message as follows.
Load image from
Drive ID-01
5.9.7 Image Format Info
This function is to see how you have formatted your hard disk. It is related to function
12.4 Format HDD. There are 3 formats for choice: CD, DVD, and DL (Double
Layer).
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure.
9-07. Image
P: A
Image Format Info
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Press ENT to see the following figure. This figure shows that the hard disk has been
formatted as DVD.
Image Format Info
DVD
If your hard disk is a new one and not formatted yet, LCD will show the message as
follows after powering on.
HD00 not Format!
Format HDD? Yes
Press ENT to confirm Yes, and you will see the following figure.
HD Partition
Format Select? DVD
You can press ▼ to select CD or DL.
5.10 Edit Track (for CD only)
Function 10 Edit Track is exclusively designed for editing a collection of favorite
songs from CDs. In other words, it can collect different tracks (songs) on a number
of CDs and merge them into a single CD. This function includes 4 subfunctions: CD
to CD, CD to HDD, Play Audio Track and Close Session as the figure on page 21
shows.
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Select function 10.
10.Edit Track
5.10.1 CD to CD
Now press ENT, and you will enter the following figure.Here the function CD to
CD is to let you select a track or more from CD-ROM, and then copy into blank
CD-R/RWs.
10-01. Edit Track
CD to CD Edit
Now press ENT, and you will enter the following figure. Here 1/10 means the number
one of the 10 tracks, and 03:25 means the length of track.
Select Track:
1/10
03:25
You can press ▼ to see the second track and so on. Suppose we decide to select the
first track, then press ENT. A “+” will appear beside 1/10 as shown below. But
pressing ENT again may cancel the selection.
Select Track:
+1/10
03:25
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After selecting, please use ▲ to move to the “End” menu as shown below.
Select Track:
End 1Trk03:25
Press ENT to finish the CD editing, and use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
End edit disc
and burn?Yes
LCD will show the copying information as follows.
Copying- 24X Edit
1/10 - > 1/1
“1/1” means the first track of all tracks we have selected, and here we have just
selected one track. When copying comes to an end, LCD will show the message as
follows.
Burn Complete!
OK: 07
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The system will ask if you want to keep editing. Please use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or
No as shown below.
Continue edit
next Disc?Yes
If you want to keep editing, the current source CD will eject auctomatically, and the
system will ask you to insert another new CD as shown below.
Insert next disc
After inserting the new CD, press ENT to edit as before. Suppose we decide to
select the second track, then press ENT. A “+” will appear beside 2/10 as shown
below.
Select Track:
+2/10
04:25
After selecting, please use ▲ to move to the “End” menu as shown below.
Select Track:
End 1Trk04:25
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Press ENT to finish the CD editing, and use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
End edit disc
and burn?Yes
LCD will show the copying information as follows.
Copying- 24X Edit
2/10 - > 2/2
“2/2” means the second track of all tracks we have selected, and so far we have
selected two tracks from two different CDs. When copying comes to an end, LCD
will show the message as follows.
Burn Complete!
OK: 07
The system will ask if you want to keep editing. Suppose we don’t like to continue,
then press ▼ to confirm No.
Continue edit
next Disc?No
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Now press ENT. The system will ask if you want to close all CDs’ sessions. Please
use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No as shown below.
Close all disc’s
session? Yes
After deciding to close, LCD will show the message as follows. Note that you cannot
listen to the music before closing sessions.
Closing Session
Please wait---
5.10.2 CD to HDD
After closing sessions, press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Here the
function CD to HDD is to let you select a track or more from CD-ROM, and then
copy into a certain partition of HDD.
10-02. Edit Track
CD to HDD Edit
Now press ENT, and you will enter the following figure. Here 1/10 means the number
one of the 10 tracks, and 03:25 means the playing time.
Select Track:
1/10
03:25
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Suppose we decide to select the first track, then press ENT. A “+” will appear beside
1/10 as shown below. But pressing ENT again may cancel the selection.
Select Track:
+1/10
03:25
After selecting, please use ▲ to move to the “End” menu as shown below.
Select Track:
End 1Trk03:25
Press ENT to finish the CD editing, and use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
End edit disc
and burn?Yes
Then, the track as an image file will be loaded into HDD. LCD will show the loading
information as follows.
Load- P0 -24X Edit
1/10 - > 1/1
When loading comes to an end, LCD will show the message as follows.
Image load OK
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The system will ask if you want to keep editing. Please use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or
No as shown below.
Continue edit
next Disc?Yes
If you want to keep editing, the current source CD will eject auctomatically, and the
system will ask you to insert another new CD as shown below.
Insert next disc
After inserting the new CD, press ENT to edit as before. Suppose we select the
second track, then press ENT. A “+” will appear beside 2/10 as shown below.
Select Track:
+2/10
04:25
After selecting, please use ▲ to move to the “End” menu as shown below.
Select Track:
End 1Trk04:25
Press ENT to finish the CD editing, and use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
End edit disc
and burn?Yes
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Then, the track as an image file will be loaded into HDD. LCD will show the loading
information as follows.
Load- P0 -24X Edit
2/10 - > 2/2
When loading comes to an end, LCD will show the message as follows.
Image load OK
The system will ask if you want to keep editing. This time please use ▼ to confirm
No as shown below.
Continue edit
next Disc?No
Then, the system will ask if you want to burn from HDD into CD-R/RW or move
into a partition. Please use ▲ to confirm Burn as shown below.
Burn or Move to
partition?Burn
After pressing ▲ , LCD will show the copying information as follows.
Copy- P0 -24X 0%
1/2 Trk03:25
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When burning finishes, LCD will show the results as follows.
Burn Complete !
OK: 07
Now press ESC to enter the following figure. And press ▼ to move the data from
HDD template into a certain partition.
Burn or Move to
partition? Move
After pressing ▼, you need to select a partition into which the data will be moved.
Suppose we select A as shown below.
Select Partition
A
After pressing ENT, LCD will show the moving information as follows.
Moving to P: A
0%
When moving finishes, LCD will show the results as follows.
Moving to P: A
OK!
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If the chosen partition has contained image data, the system will ask to overwrite or
keep the data. Here please use ▲ to overwrite.
Image Exists
Overwrite?Yes
After pressing ▲ , LCD will show the moving information as follows.
Moving to P: A
0%
When moving finishes, LCD will show the results as follows.
Moving to P: A
OK!
5.10.3 Play Audio Track
This function is to make the copy controller act as a music player. You can connect
a headphone to the headphone jack on the source, and enjoy the music.
Now press ESC and ▼ to select the function.
10-03. Edit Track
Play Audio Track
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Use ▲ ▼ to select the track you want to play.
Select Track:
1/10
03:25
After selecting and pressing ENT, LCD will show the playing information below.
Playing Track-1
00:00 / 03:25
5.10.4 Close Session
This function is to close CDs and let no data written into. After closing, you can put
the CDs on any normal player and listen.
Now press ESC and ▼ to select the function.
10-04. Edit Track
Close Session
After pressing ENT, the system will ask if you are sure to close.
Close all disc’s
session? Yes
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After pressing ENT, LCD will show the message as follows.
Closing Session
Please wait---
When closing finishes, LCD will show the results as follows.
Closing
OK :7
Complete
Fail :0
5.11 Setup
Function 11 Setup lets you change the default settings. Once you change a setting,
remember to press ENT to save it. However, it is suggested to use the defaults for
the optimal operation. This function includes 19 subfunctions: Language, CD Burn
Speed, DVD Burn Speed, Read Speed, Auto Start Drive, Startup Menu, Auto Verify,
Auto Compare, Auto Prescan, Eject Disc, Burn On The Fly, Burn Mode, Display
Time, Button Sound, Device Info, System Info, Quick Erase, Full Erase, and Auto
Close Tray as the figure on page 22 shows.
Select function 11.
11.Setup
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5.11.1 Language
Now press ENT, and you will enter the following figure. The function Language
lets you select a language in which messages can be shown on LCD.
11-01. Setup
Language
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is English. Spanish, Japanese,
Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese are made to order.
Language
English
5.11.2 CD Burn Speed
On the above figure press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. This function
lets you control the burning speed of CD writers.
11-02. Setup
CD Burn Speed
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is auto.
CD Burn Speed
Auto
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5.11.3 DVD Burn Speed
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. The function DVD Burn Speed
lets you control the burning speed of DVD writers.
11-03. Setup
DVD Burn Speed
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is maximum.
DVD Burn Speed
Maximum
The following table is for reference.
Model \ Speed
8X
12X
16X
ARS-2033
1 to 7
1 to 3
1 to 3
ARS-2033P
1 to 7
1 to 7
1 to 5
ARS-2030T
1 to 3
1 to 3
1 to 3
5.11.4 Read Speed
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. The function Read Speed lets
you control the reading speed of target CDs.
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11-04. Setup
Read Speed
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is maximum, but there are still
other choices: 32X, 16X and 8X.
Read Speed
Maximum
5.11.5 Auto Start Drive
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Auto Start Drive is to copy or
test automatically once you put blank DVDs into the writers.
11-05. Setup
Auto Start Drive
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select 1 (one
blank DVD).
Auto Start Drive
Off
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5.11.6 Startup Menu
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Startup Menu lets you select
any one of the functions except Adv Setup as the first item appearing on the menu
whenever you turn on the copy controller.
11-06. Setup
Startup Menu
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Copy. You can certainly
select any other function as the first item, but remember to press ENT to confirm.
Startup Menu
1.Copy
5.11.7 Auto Verify
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Auto Verify is to verify
automatically if the target DVDs can be read after copying.
11-07. Setup
Auto Verify
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select On.
Auto Verify
Off
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5.11.8 Auto Compare
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Auto Compare is to compare
automatically the source DVD and the target DVDs after copying.
11-08. Setup
Auto Compare
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select On.
Auto Compare
Off
5.11.9 Auto Prescan
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Auto Prescan is to scan
automatically if the source DVD can be read correctly, and by the way to test the
reading speed.
11-09. Setup
Auto Prescan
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select On.
Auto Prescan
Off
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5.11.10 Eject Disc
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Eject Disc provides three
choices. They are Eject Good Only, Eject All Disc, and Do Not Eject. Eject Good
Only means that the DVDs will eject automatically only when they are copied
successfully. Eject All Disc means that the DVDs will eject automatically whether
they are copied successfully or not. Do Not Eject means that you need to eject the
DVDs manually when copying finishes.
11-10. Setup
Eject Disc
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Eject Good Only. Press ▼ to
select Eject All Disc or Do Not Eject.
Eject Disc
Eject Good Only
5.11.11 Burn On The Fly
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Burn On The Fly lets you
control the copying methods. When the setting is On, the data will be copied directly
from the source DVD to the target DVDs. When the setting is Off, the data will be
loaded into a partition of HDD first, and hence copying will be done.
11-11. Setup
Burn On The Fly
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Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is On. Press ▼ to select Off.
Burn On The Fly
On
If your copy smart plus doesn’t connect with a hard disk, LCD will show the message
as follows.
No Valid HDD !
5.11.12 Burn Mode
Now press ESC to return to Function 11, and then select part 11 Burn
Mode as the following figure shows. Burn Mode lets you control the burning modes.
There are two modes: DAO (Disc At Once) and TAO (Track At Once). They only
supports CD. If the DVD writer doesn’t support the mode you have selected, the
copy controller will automatically switch to another mode.
11-12. Setup
Burn Mode
Press ENT to enter the next figure. The default is DAO. Press ▼ to select TAO.
Burn Mode
DAO
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5.11.13 Display Time
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Display Time is to show the
copying time.
11-13. Setup
Display Time
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is On. Press ▼ to select Off.
Display Time
On
5.11.14 Button Sound
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Button Sound lets you control
the sound of a button when you press it.
11-14. Setup
Button Sound
Press ENT to enter the next figure. The default is On. Press ▼ to select Off.
Button Sound
On
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5.11.15 Device Info
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Device Info shows the
information of the DVD-ROM and any of the DVD writers you have installed.
11-15. Setup
Device Info
Press ENT to enter the next figure.
01 IDE1 Master
DVD-ROM : PIONEER
Press ENT to enter the next figure.
DVD-ROM
1.07
DVD-121
Press ▼ twice to enter the next figure.
02 IDE2 Master
DVD-RW : PIONEER
Press ENT to enter the next figure.
DVD-RW DVR-107D
1.05
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5.11.16 System Info
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. System Info shows the
information of the system.
11-16. Setup
System Info
Press ENT to enter the next figure.
DVD
Duplicator
1-7 ver: 1.10A
Press ENT to enter the next figure.
Fujitsu
29LV320B
2004/02/13 ACARD
5.11.17 Quick Erase
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Quick Erase is to erase the data
on the DVD rewriteable discs quickly.
11-17. Setup
Quick Erase
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Press ENT to enter the next figure. Use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
All data will be
lost, erase?Yes
After confirming Yes and pressing ENT, LCD will show the message as follows.
Erasing disc
00:25 (Quick)
When erasing finishes, LCD will show the results as follows.
Quick Erase
OK:07 Fail:00
5.11.18 Full Erase
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Full Erase is to erase the data
on the DVD rewriteable discs completely. Compared with Quick Erase, Full Erase
takes longer time to do the job.
11-18. Setup
Full Erase
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Press ENT to enter the next figure. Use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
All data will be
lost, erase?Yes
After confirming Yes and pressing ENT, LCD will show the message as follows.
Erasing disc
45:00 (Full)
When erasing finishes, LCD will show the results as follows.
Full Erase
OK:07 Fail:00
5.11.19 Auto Close Tray
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Auto Close Tray is to close the
writer’s tray automatically. It is related to function 11.5 Auto Start Drive. If you
haven’t set any writer to copy in function 11.5, this function will be invalid.
11-19. Setup
Auto Close Tray
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Press ENT to see the following figure.
Auto Close Tray
5
Here 5 means that it takes 5 seconds to close the writer’s tray automatically after
copying finishes and the tray is ejected. Besides 5 seconds, there are 10, 15, 20, 25,
30, 35, 40, 45, and 50 seconds for choice. If you have set one or all seven writers in
function 11.5, and choose 10 seconds here, then one writer’s tray or all seven writers’
trays will be closed in 10 seconds after copying finishes.
5.12 Adv Setup
Function 12 Adv Setup lets you change the system configuration. This function
includes 15 subfunctions: UnderRun Protect, Overburn, Read Error Skip, Format
HDD, Verify HDD, Burn-in, Update Firmware, Compare Firmware, H/W Diagnostic,
Load Default, CD+G, ISRC & MCN, Switch USB Mode, CD-TEXT, and
MultiSession DVD as the figure on page 23 shows.
Now press ESC to return to Function 11. Then, press ESC for 2 seconds to enter
Function 12-01 as the following figure shows.
12-01. Adv Setup
UnderRun Protect
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5.12.1 UnderRun Protect
Now if you press ESC, you can enter Function 12 as the following figure shows.
12.Adv Setup
UnderRun Protect lets you control On and Off of Buffer Under Run Protection.
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is On. Press ▼ to select Off.
UnderRun Protect
On
5.12.2 Overburn
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Overburn lets you decide
whether to copy beyond the limit of the CD or not.
12-02. Adv Setup
Overburn
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select On.
Overburn may cause a DVD writer damaged and data incomplete.
Overburn
Off
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5.12.3 Read Error Skip
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure.Read Error Skip is to ignore
any error that occurs during copying. Under normal circumstances, when an error
occurs during copying, a message will appear on LCD. Yet, you can use Read Error
Skip to copy some defective DVDs.
12-03. Adv Setup
Read Error Skip
Press ENT to enter the following figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select On.
Read Error Skip
Off
5.12.4 Format HDD
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Format HDD is to partition the
hard disk. But before formatting, all data on the hard disk will be deleted.
12-04. Adv Setup
Format HDD
Press ENT to get the next figure. In DVD a partition occupies 5GB, in CD 1GB and
in DL 10GB. If you format once more, the old data will be lost.
HD Partition
FormatSelect? DVD
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If your copy controller doesn’t connect with a hard disk, LCD will show the message
as follows.
There is no HDD!
5.12.5 Verify HDD
Now press ESC to return to Function 12, and then select part 5 Verify HDD as the
following figure shows. Verify HDD is to verify if the hard disk or any of its partitions
can work well.
12-05. Adv Setup
Verify HDD
Press ENT to enter the next figure. Use ▲ ▼ to confirm Disk or Parti.
Verify Disk or
Partition? Disk
Press ENT to verify. After verification LCD will show the results as follows.
Verify Hard Disk
OK!
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5.12.6 Burn-in
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Burn-in is to simulate the
copying progress many times. The time can be from 1 to 1000. After each cycle of
simulation, the DVDs on the DVD writers will eject automatically and recede for
the next bout of simulation.
12-06. Adv Setup
Burn-in
Press ENT to enter the next figure. Test is simply a simulation.
Burn-in
Test
Press ENT and use ▲ ▼ to select the time of simulation such as 1, 2, 3...1000 or
Run Continuous. The figure below shows Run Continuous.
Sel burn-in num:
Run Continuous
Press ESC, ENT, ▼ to select Erase & Copy as the following figure shows. Erase &
Copy is to erase and write repeatedly. It is only for DVD rewriteable discs.
Burn-in
Erase&Copy
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Press ENT and use ▲ ▼ to select the time of simulation such as 1, 2, 3...1000 or
Run Continuous. The figure below shows Run Continuous.
Sel burn-in num:
Run Continuous
5.12.7 Update Firmware
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Update Firmware is to update
firmware to the latest version. But you should get the version first.
12-07. Adv Setup
Update Firmware
You can get the newest firmware version from ACARD by e-mail, or download it
directly from the web site: http://www.acard.com Then, unzip the file “cdxxx.bin”
and copy it into a blank DVD.
After placing the DVD into the DVD-ROM , press ENT. The system will begin
searching the new firmware and show the message on LCD as follows after it finds
the new firmware. Then press ENT to update.
Searching F/W--XXX/XXXXX
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5.12.8 Compare Firmware
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure.Compare Firmware is to compare
the current firmware version and the newly downloaded version. It can prove if the
downloaded version is the newest one.
12-08. Adv Setup
Compare Firmware
5.12.9 H/W Diagnostic
Press ESC and ▼ to enter the next figure. H/W Diagnostic is to test the system.
12-09. Adv Setup
H/W Diagnostic
Press ENT to enter the next figure, and begin the LCD test. After that, the system
will do the button test, self-test of SDRAM, the hardware connection test and flash
test. All test results will be shown on LCD. It is the easiest way to know if the system
can work well.
LCD Test Start
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When all tests finishes, LCD will show the message as follows.
Test finished
5.12.10 Load Default
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the next figure. Load Default is to make all changed
settings return to defaults.
12-10. Adv Setup
Load Default
Press ENT to enter the next figure. Use ▲ ▼ to confirm Yes or No.
Load Default
Config? Yes
When default loading finishes, LCD will show the results as follows.
Load Default
OK
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5.12.11 CD+G
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. CD+G is a kind of special
copying format. This function supports this special format.
12-11. Adv Setup
CD+G
Press ENT to enter the next figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select On.
CD+G
Off
5.12.12 ISRC & MCN
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. ISRC and MCN are special
copying formats. This function supports them.
12-12. Adv Setup
ISRC & MCN
Press ENT to enter the next figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select On.
ISRC & MCN
Off
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5.12.13 Switch USB Mode (optional)
Now press ESC and ▼ to enter the next figure. Switch USB Mode lets you switch to
the USB mode if your copy controller has connected with a PC.
12-13. Adv Setup
Switch USB Mode
Press ENT to enter the following figure. “LH” means link host.
USB L.H Mode
Now press ▲ to enter the following figure.Pressing ENT can let you return to
standalone mode. “SA” means standalone.
Back to SA-Mode?
Yes
5.12.14 CD-TEXT
Now ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. CD-TEXT is a kind of special copying
format. This function supports this special format.
12-14. Adv Setup
CD-TEXT
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Press ENT to enter the next figure. The default is Off. Press ▼ to select On.
CD-TEXT
Off
5.12.15 MultiSession DVD
On the above figure press ESC and ▼ to enter the following figure. Multisession
DVD is particularly designed for a DVD with multiple sessions.
12-15. Adv Setup
MultiSession DVD
Press ENT to enter the next figure. The default is Off. But when you take a DVD
with multiple sessions as source, you have to press ▼ to select On.
MultiSession DVD
Off
Note that you should put the source DVD with multiple sessions into a DVD writer,
not DVD-ROM.
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Chapter 6
Troubleshooting
6.1 About LCD
After powering on if there is no LCD, check if the connection of power cord is firm
and the environment of power outlet is normal.
6.2 About Error Messages
During Copy, Test, Compare and Verify, etc. if you press ESC to abort, an error
message will appear on LCD. Abortion may cause the copy controller to hang up,
therefore you have to power on again.
If reading fails, an error message will appear on LCD. Get a new source DVD to try
again.
If the copy controller hasn’t detected any device after powering on, an error message
will appear on LCD.
6.3 About DVD-ROM/DVD Writers
If a DVD-ROM or a DVD writer cannot read, confirm the format of the source DVD
and check if it is damaged.
Use any DVD writer to read the source DVD. If it works, the DVD-ROM is probably
defective or not compatible with the source DVD.
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6.4 About Buttons
If you press any one of the four buttons on the panel, but there is no response, it is
perhaps that the button cannot function well. Inspect the jumper setting.
6.5 About DVD Writer Not Readable
After copying if the DVD writer is not readable, use Compare to examine, or get
another DVD-ROM to test.
6.6 About High Failure Rate
If the failure rate of copying is high, do the following things to improve.
l
l
l
l
Lower the speed of DVD writer.
Inspect if the blank disc’s quality is good.
Update the firmware.
Inspect the DVD writer’s maximum writing speed. If the speed is over 8X,
copy the data to a hard disk first, and then transmit to DVD.
6.7 About Firmware Update
If you cannot update the firmware, please inspect the firmware. Perhaps you have
downloaded a wrong file.
Failure in firmware update may cause the copy controller to fail in booting. Under
the circumstances, return the control board to distributor for repair.
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6.8 About Function 12 and Cancellation
If you want to execute function 12 Advanced Setup, you can press ESC for 2 seconds.
And during operation if you want to cancel a function like Copy, Test, Verify and so
on, you can press ESC for 2 seconds, too.
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Appendix 1
List of Functions
1. Copy
2. Test
3. Test & Copy
4. Verify
5. Compare
6. Prescan
7. Disc Info
8. Select Source
9. Image (It works only when a hard disk is connected)
9.1 Load
9.2 Delete Image
9.3 Image Info
9.4 Compare Image
9.5 Select Partition (Each partition is 5GB)
9.6 Select Src Drive
10. Edit Track (for CD only)
10.1 CD to CD
10.2 CD to HDD (It works only when a hard disk is connected)
10.3 Play Audio Track
10.4 Close Session
11. Setup
11.1 Language (English)
11.2 CD Burn Speed (Auto)
11.3 DVD Burn Speed (Maximum)
11.4 Read Speed (Maximum)
11.5 Auto Start Drive (Off)
11.6 Startup Menu (Copy)
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11.7 Auto Verify (Off)
11.8 Auto Compare (Off)
11.9 Auto Prescan (Off)
11.10 Eject Disc (Eject Good Only)
11.11 Burn On the Fly (On)
11.12 Burn Mode (DAO)
11.13 Display Time (On)
11.14 Button Sound (On)
11.15 Device Info
11.16 System Info
11.17 Quick Erase
11.18 Full Erase
11.19 Auto Close Tray
12. Advanced Setup
12.1 UnderRun Protect (On)
12.2 Overburn (Off)
12.3 Read Error Skip (Off)
12.4 Format HDD
12.5 Verify HDD
12.6 Burn-in
12.7 Update Firmware
12.8 Compare Firmware
12.9 H/W Diagnostic
12.10 Load Default
12.11 CD+G (Off)
12.12 ISRC & MCN (Off)
12.13 Switch USB Mode (Optional)
12.14 CD-TEXT
12.15 MultiSession DVD
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Appendix 2
LCD Messages
1. Normal Conditions:
Initialize SDRAM............................................Initialize the memory of the system.
Detect Drives..............................Detect what drives are connected with the system.
User Abort!.............................................................Cancel the job during operation.
Analyzing............................................................................Analyze the source disc.
Source Drive Not Ready........................................Source drive is not ready to read.
Target Drive Not Ready.........................................Target drive is not ready to write.
Source Disc Not Ready....................................... Source disc is not ready to be read.
Target Disc Not Ready............................. Target disc is not ready to be written into.
Erasing disc..............................................The system is erasing the data on the disc.
Fail to get Drive Info!.................................. The drive information cannot be obtained.
Fail to get Src Disc Info!............. The information of source disc cannot be obtained.
Save new config Fail!................ The new setting of configuration cannot be saved.
Load Default Config?...............................Do you want to load the default settings?
Src&Tgt can’t in the same channel......During comparison the source and target
discs cannot be in the same channel.
Preparing............................................................. The system is preparing to record.
Check Target Please Wait ........................The system is checking the target device.
Audio Disc!!! Can’t compare!............... The system cannot compare the audio discs.
Identical.......................................................... The comparison results are the same.
Read disc error .....................................During comparison the disc cannot be read.
Cannot read TOC................................. The system cannot read the contents of disc.
TOC not match......................................... The comparison results are not the same.
Source Disc Empty!!!............................... The source disc doesn’t contain any data.
Target overflow............... The target disc hasn’t enough capacity to store new data.
Target Disc Not Empty!!!............................................. The target disc still has data.
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Press a Key to Eject Good Disc... Press any ket to eject the good disc after copying
Press a Key to Eject Fail Disc......Press any key to eject the failed disc after copying.
DVD-RW does not Support the Func.......... DVD-RW doesn’t support this function.
Hold ESC to exit................................. Press ESC for a second to terminate the test.
All data will be lost, erase?.........All data on the disc will be lost. Confirm the
erasing of data.
Erase Finished................................................. The erasing of data comes to an end.
No Erasable Disc in DVD-RW!!.......The disc on the DVD-RW device is not
rewritable.
2. Connecting with a HDD:
HDD not Format!........................................The hard disk hasn’t been formatted yet.
Format HDD?........................................... Ask if you want to format the hard disk.
All data will be lost, format?.......All data on the hard disk will be lost. Confirm the
formatting of hard disk.
Format HDD OK! ........................The Formatting of hard disk has been completed.
Image load OK.......... The image is successfully loaded from DVD to the hard disk.
Image load Fail......The image isn’t successfully loaded from DVD to the hard disk.
HDD too small to handle image!.........The hard disk hasn’t enough capacity to
store the data image (at least 5Gbytes).
No Valid HDD!.................................................. The system cannot find a hard disk.
HDD too small .............................................. The capacity of hard disk is too small.
No Image in Partition xx...............................There is no data image in partition xx.
Image Exists Overwrite?........There is a data image in the current partition. Confirm
the overwriting of data.
Delete Image in Partition xx?....Confirm the deleting of data image in partition xx.
Partition Damage...............................................................The partition is damaged.
Verify Disk or Partition?..... Do you want to verify the hard disk or just a partition?
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Verify Hard Disk OK!................................... The hard disk is verified successfully.
Verify Hard Disk Fail!............................ The hard disk is not verified successfully.
Verify Partition Header!.................................................. Verify the partition header.
Select HD First!................................................ Select a formatted hard disk at first.
3. Audio Editing:
Erase selected Tracks?............................. Abort the selected tracks and delete them.
End edit disc and burn?................... Finish the music disc editing and start to copy.
Continue edit next Disc?.............. Ask if you want to continue the music disc editing.
Target Overflow Re-Select........... The disc capacity is not enough to store the
selected tracks. Please select again.
Close all disc’s session?................................... Confirm the closing of disc sessions.
Can’t edit HDD..................... The hard disk cannot be edited as a source audio disc.
NO AUDIO track in this disc.......................... The source disc has no audio track.
Insert next disc.................................................................. Insert the next audio disc.
Sessions were closed already! ................ The disc sessions have already been closed.
Burn or Move to partition?................ Do you want to directly copy the data into
disc or move them to the partition.
Tgt overflow, del last trk?......... The disc capacity is not enough to store the selected
tracks. So, do you want to delete the last track?
Ins empty disc Continue?.. Do you want to insert a blank disc and continue copying?
4. Firmware Update:
Invalid firmware ................................ The disc doesn’t contain a valid firmware.
Updating F/W................................................The system is updating the firmware.
Update F/W xxx to yyy?...... Do you want to update the firmware version from xxx
to yyy?
Searching F/W ................................... The system is searching for a valid firmware.
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Check Sum Error!.................................................. The udpated firmware has errors.
Source can’t be Hard Disk!.......During comparison the source cannot be hard disk.
Last update F/W OK!................................... The firmware is updated successfully.
Last update F/W Fail!.............................. The firmware is not updated successfully.
Flash ROM fail!......................................... Data cannot be written into Flash ROM.
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