MicroBoards Technology CWT Series User`s manual

CopyWriter Tower
Series
CD-R Duplicator
USER’S MANUAL
Version 5.1
Table of Contents
Setting up the CopyWriter Tower duplicator ..............................................................................3
Copy Process ..........................................................................................................................................3
Write Speeds: .................................................................................................................................................4
Copy Job Completes ............................................................................................................................5
Changing Process Mode ....................................................................................................................5
Meaning of LED’s...................................................................................................................................6
Copy Mode Process .............................................................................................................................6
Error Display during Copying ............................................................................................................7
Test Copy Mode Process ...................................................................................................................8
Error Display during Test Copying .................................................................................................9
Error Display in Additional System Modes..................................................................................9
Specifications: .......................................................................................................................................10
Supported Formats: ............................................................................................................................10
Firmware Update..................................................................................................................................10
Contact Information.............................................................................................................................10
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Setting up the CopyWriter Tower duplicator
Set up the CopyWriter Tower duplicator with the following conditions:
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On a level and stable surface
In a well ventilated location
Temperature and humidity:
o Temperature: 5-40°
o Humidity: 20-80%RH (no dew formation)
Do not locate the CopyWriter Tower duplicator:
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Under direct sunlight (If the machine is exposed to sunlight, the light should be blocked by a curtain
or blind.)
In a place where there is a lot of vibration
Near open flame
In a place where the temperature and humidity change drastically
Near a heating device such as a heater or furnace
In a location where air from an air conditioner blows directly onto the unit
Near a container filled with water such as a vase
In a dusty location
o Dust and dirt can decrease the productivity of the duplicator dramatically. It is very
important to keep the system in a clean and dust free environment.
In winter during times of low humidity or in a location where static electricity is
generated, use an anti-static-electricity mat or humidifier to prevent static electricity.
Copy Process
The advantage of the COPYWRITER TOWER DUPLICATOR is the quick and easy operation to burn
CD information. You can burn CD-R’s by pressing the button only once with the COPYWRITER
TOWER DUPLICATOR as follows;
ƒ Connect the power cable to the back of the COPYWRITER TOWER unit and connect to a power
source.
ƒ Turn on COPYWRITER TOWER DUPLICATOR, and it begins to initialize.
o The LED’s turn on, one at a time and then go off, leaving only the copy button on.
o Insert a Master disc into the Master drive and blank discs into writers.
o Wait for ten seconds until the drives are ready.
o Press the ‘START’ button (press it once).
o The copy process begins.
Refer to the “LED’s Status” and “Copy Mode Process” sections for details.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: When copying CD to CD at 40x or 52x speed, it is very important to use a clean, unmarked
master. If there are scratches, fingerprints, dust, etc., on the master, it will slow down the recording speed.
Using Audio Masters: When copying Audio masters with a large number of tracks, the system can take a few seconds
to analyze the master. The reader drive will blink slowly during this process.
*NOTE: The default copy speed is 52x at power up.
Write Speeds:
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*HIGH – It copies at maximum speed of 52x.
Status
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Mode
Mode
Mode
Start
Last two LED’s -- copies at 16x.
Status
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Start
First two LED’s -- copies at 32x.
Status
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Mode
Mode
Mode Start
Last LED -- copies at 4x.
Status
Mode
Mode
Start
Pressing the Mode button allows you to select the recording speed you require.
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Copy Job Completes
The COPYWRITER TOWER DUPLICATOR automatically ejects the drive trays after the copy
finishes successfully. The Master disc does not eject. You can use any or all of the four
recorders to make copies.
The COPYWRITER TOWER DUPLICATOR ALARMS (beeps) when an error occurs with the
media and/or drives. Discs will not be ejected and the error alarm beeps until you press the
open tray button on the drive(s) that have failed. The drives that record correctly will eject the
disc when completed.
The display will show the error code. Once the trays are opened manually after the error, the
error code is cleared.
Changing Process Mode
The COPYWRITER TOWER DUPLICATOR has two process modes.
1) “Copy” mode: Copies the data from the Master CD to the blank CD-R disc(s).
Refer to the “Copy Process” section for operations.
2) “Test copy” mode: Simulates copying the data from the Master CD to the blank disc(s). No
data is actually written to the CD-R media. After the “test copy” has completed, the system
returns to “Copy” mode.
How to change the process mode:
Press the start button
1) “Actual copy” with single “short beep”.
Press the Start button and after one beep release the button.
The unit will start the copy process. Status LED solid.
2) “Test-copy” with two “short beeps”.
Hold down the Start button until the system beeps twice.
There will be a single beep, a pause, then 2 beeps. Release
the Start button after the 2 beeps and the system will start the
test copy. Status LED blinks.
Holding down the Start button until the system beeps a single
time again, will put the system back in “Copy” mode
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Meaning of LED’s
Listed below are the different states of the Status LED’s These indicate the status of the
COPYWRITER TOWER DUPLICATOR system.
Light off
Light on
Slow blink
Quick blink
Copy Mode Process
1.
Status
Mode
Status
Mode
Ready to copy (High Speed).
2.
Copying process is between 0%~30% complete.
3.
Status
Mode
Copying process
complete.
Status
Mode
Copying process
complete.
is
is
between
31%~60%
4.
5.
between
61%~100%
A single “short beep” indicates the copying
Status
Mode
process is complete. It returns to the display 1.,
after ten seconds.
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Error Display during Copying
1.
Status
Mode
A repeating “long beep”, indicates an error
reading the Master disc. The Master disc is
unreadable. Try using another master disc.
2.
Status
Mode
A repeating “long beep”, indicates the CD-R disc
in the recorder drive is not blank. Try using a
different blank disc.
3.
Status
Mode
A repeating “long beep”, indicates an error
reading the master disc or a write error writing to
the CD-R media. Try using a different blank disc
or different master disc.
4.
Status
Mode
A repeating “long beep”, indicates a write error.
Writing to the CD-R disc failed. Try using another
blank disc.
5.
Status
Mode
A repeating “long beep”, indicates a write error.
Writing to the CD-R disc failed due to a buffer
underrun. Try using a different master disc. The
reader drive could also be the cause of the error.
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Test Copy Mode Process
1.
Status
Mode
Test copying process
complete (High speed).
between
0%~30%
Status
Mode
Test copying
complete.
Mode
Test copying process between 61%~100%
complete.
2.
process
between
31%~60%
3.
Status
4.
Status
Mode
Test copy complete. A single “short beep”
indicates the test is complete. The controller
returns to the status shown in figure 1 on page 6.
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Error Display during Test Copying
1.
Status
Mode
A repeating “long beep”, indicates an error
reading the master disc. Try using another
master disc.
2.
Status
Mode
A repeating “long beep”, indicates an error with
the blank CD-R disc. Try using another CD-R
disc in the recorder.
Error Display in Additional System Modes
System error.
Status
Mode
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Specifications:
CD Recorder Drive:
52x CD-RW speed selectable drive
Power Source:
115V/230V 50-60Hz switchable power supply
Power supply:
250W
Environment:
Temperature: 40°C (104°F) / 5°C (41°F)
Humidity: 20% - 80%
Supported Formats:
CD-DA , Mixed Mode, ISO9660, Hybrid, CD-ROM Mode1/Mode2, CD-I, CD-ROM XA Form1/form2 , HFS,
UFS,CD-EXTRA (CD-PLUS)
Firmware Update
Occasionally it may be necessary to load new or updated firmware on to the CopyWriter Tower DUPLICATOR.
You will be sent a CD containing the firmware program. Please follow these steps to load the disc.
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Hold down the YES button and turn on power to the system.
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The system will beep once.
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Release the YES button.
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The Reader drive will eject.
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Please the firmware CD into the Reader drive and close the tray.
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The Status lights will blink as the firmware program is being loaded.
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Once the firmware is loaded, the Reader drive will eject the disc.
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Remove the firmware disc from the Reader and close the tray.
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The COPYWRITER TOWER DUPLICATOR will now reboot and be ready for use with the new firmware
program running.
Contact Information
For technical questions or support issues, please contact Microboards Technology technical support at Phone:
952-556-1639, FAX: 952-556-1628, by email at support@microboards.com or on the web at
http://www.microboards.com.
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