Introduction The CRX85U has the following features: ❑ Features technology to prevent buffer under-run errors. ❑ Can write CD-R discs at a speed of up to 20×. ❑ Can write CD-RW discs at a speed of up to 8×. ❑ Can read CD-ROM discs at a speed of up to 24×. ❑ Can read DVD-ROM discs at a speed of up to 8×. 3 Names and Functions of Parts ❑ Has a compact, lightweight design for portability. ❑ Includes a compact, lightweight AC adapter that is compatible with power supply voltages from 100 to 240 V. ❑ Provided with a USB 2.0 interface cable. ❑ When connected to a system supporting USB 2.0, provides full-performance read speeds of up to 24× (3600 Kbytes/sec). 1 2 Portable 4 9 Macintosh ❑ PowerMac G3, G4, G4 Cube, iMac, iBook, PowerBook G3, G4 ❑ Mac OS 9.0.4, 9.1, 9.2.1 ❑ At least 64MB RAM ❑ Macintosh with built in USB connector Speed Write speed 20× maximum (CD-R) 8× maximum (CD-RW) Read speed 24× maximum (CD-ROM) 8× maximum (DVD-ROM) Discs Compatible discs CD-ROM DVD-ROM CD-ROM XA DVD-Video Photo CD (Multisession compatible) CD-DA CD-R CD-RW CD-I Video CD CD Extra (CD+) CD TEXT Audio combined CD-ROM Disc diameter: 12 cm 8 cm (CD-DA reading only) Writing methods Track at once Disc at once Session at once Fixed packet writing Drive Data transfer rate Maximum: 3600 kb/s (24×1)) 6 7 1 Top Cover 2 Power Jack (rear of unit) Connect the AC adapter (provided) here. CAUTION Never connect any AC adapter other than the one that was provided with the CRX85U. 3 Interface Connector Connect the interface cable (provided) here. CAUTION Never connect any interface cable other than the one that was provided with the CRX85U. 4 Power Switch Use this switch to turn the CRX85U on and off. Main Specifications Operating Environment/Storage Environment Operating temperature 5°C to 35°C Power Supply/Miscellaneous Power supply External power jack: rated 5 V AC adapter: AC-CRX85 (rated input AC100 V - 240 V) Power consumption 2.0 A Ejecting a Disc 1 Press the eject button to open the top cover. The top cover will open slightly by itself. You can then manually lift it until it opens fully. 2 Remove the disc. Hold one finger against the edge of the disc from the side of the CRX85U, and press another finger against the protrusion in the center of the drive to remove the disc. 5 8 Windows PC ❑ CPU: Pentium II 400 MHz or faster ❑ RAM: At least 64 MB ❑ Hard disk space: 1 GB or more ❑ OS: Windows 98 Second Edition (Windows 98 SE), Windows 2000 Professional (Windows 2000), Windows Millennium (Windows Me), or Windows XP Home Edition or Professional (Windows XP) ❑ Computer must have a CD-ROM drive or be capable of connection to the Internet. (Used for installing driver software with Windows 98 SE.) CD-RW/DVD-ROM Drive Press here firmly to close. Required System Configuration CAUTION • The required system configuration is designed to provide the basic capability to write CD-R and CDRW discs. In order to actually use the CRX85U, it is necessary to satisfy not only the system requirements described here, but also the system requirements that are specified for the writer software. (The system requirements for writer software usually exceed the system requirements described here.) • system meeting the following requirements is needed in order to use USB 2.0 operation with this device. — USB interface cable conforming to USB 2.0 (supplied with this device) — Computer that is equipped with a USB 2.0-compliant USB connector or PCI interface card1), and on which the USB 2.0 EHCI driver software2) has been installed. 1) Recommended Product: Adaptec “USB2connect” card (AUA-3100LP) 2) Supplied with currently available PCI interface cards that conform to USB 2.0. • When connected to a product that conforms to the earlier USB 1.1 standard, the device operates at the fastest transfer speed allowed under USB 1.1. • Macintosh supports USB1.1 only. (As of September 2001) 4-659-757-11(1) Main unit 3 The CRX85U can be used with a personal computer with the following specifications: Close the top cover. You can now access the data on the disc. 5 Volume Dial Use this dial to adjust the volume of the analog audio signal that is output from the headphone jack. 6 Headphone Jack Headphones or active speakers can be connected here. 7 Manual Eject Lever (bottom of unit) When the CRX85U is off, push this lever in the direction indicated by the arrow to open the top cover. 8 Indicator This indicates the operating status of the drive. When the drive is on but idle, this indicator is green; when the drive is in operation, this indicator is orange. CAUTION • Make sure that the disc has stopped spinning before removing the disc. • Do not open the top cover while the indicator is orange. Doing so may cause the computer to freeze up. 9 Eject Button Press this button to open the top cover. Important The CRX85U is equipped with an electronically powered eject mechanism in order to prevent the top cover from being opened accidentally while the drive is in operation. As a result, if the drive is off, pressing the eject button will not open the top cover. Furthermore, even when the power is on, depending on the status of the application that is currently running, the top cover might not open for one second or longer after the eject button is pressed. If the top cover does not open when the eject button is pressed (unless the drive is currently writing a disc), press the manual eject lever (located on the bottom of the drive) in the direction indicated by the arrow to open the top cover. CRX85U 2001 Sony Corporation Please refer to this manual together with the “USB Interface Drive User’s Guide” in the attached Software CDROM, which carries more detailed information. When you unpack the carton, make sure that it contains the CRX85U and all of the accessories listed below. If anything is missing or damaged, contact your retailer. • AC Adapter (AC-CRX85) Loading and Ejecting Discs Press the eject button to open the top cover. The top cover will open slightly by itself. Lift it all of the way open manually. These specifications and the appearance of the product are subject to change without notice. Deutsch Consulte este manual junto con la “Guía del usuario de la unidad de interfaz USB” del CD-ROM del software suministrado, que ofrece información más detallada. • Interface Cable Italiano Fare riferimento a questo manuale insieme a “Guida dell’utilizzatore dell’unità disco a interfaccia USB” nel CD-ROM del software allegato, che contiene informazioni più dettagliate. Português • Power cord • Software CD-ROM • User’s Guide • Software Quick Start Guide Interfaces Buffer capacity 8 MB Reportez-vous au présent manuel ainsi qu’aux documents intitulés “USB Interface Drive Guide de l’utilisateur” contenu sur le CD-ROM accompagnant ce produit pour plus de détails. Español Weight Approximately 230 g (main unit only) Drive interface USB 2.0 compliant* * For connection to a computer using the ACR-U20 interface cable provided with the CRX85U. Français Einzelheiten entnehmen Sie bitte diesem Handbuch zusammen mit der “Betriebsanleitung für das USBSchnittstellenlaufwerk” auf der mitgelieferten CD-ROM, die zusätzliche Details enthält. Loading a Disc Size Approximately 129 × 18 × 134 mm (W × H × D) Printed in Malaysia English List of Accessories • CRX85U 1 User’s Guide Eject button 2 Load a disc. Push down on the center of the disc until the disc clicks into place. Do not press too hard. Also, be careful not to touch the lens or any other optical parts in the drive. CAUTION When loading a disc, press the disc’s edge against the side of the spring-loaded bumper inside the disc compartment. Make sure that the disc’s recording surface does not sit on top of the bumper before closing the drive cover. Bumper Access time Average (random stroke): 160 ms 1) The maximum data transfer rate varies according to the performance capabilities of the computer. Disc Press here. Disc Label facing up • Setup Guide • Warranty Card • Ferrite Clamp Note To guard against possible loss or damage, be sure to make a backup copy of the provided software CD-ROM on a CD-R disc or other media. The software CD-ROM is not sold separately. Before Connecting the Interface Cable Attach the ferrite clamps to the end of the interface cable. To position the center of the ferrite clamp as shown in the illustration below, wind the interface cable around it once, and then secure the ferrite clamp by closing it until you hear a click. Approximately 8 cm Note To satisfy radio-frequency interference suppression standards, be sure to install the ferrite clamp correctly. It reduces the possibility interference with other devices. Consulte este manual junto com o “Guia do Utilizador do Drive de Interface USB” no CD-ROM do Software em anexo, que traz informações mais detalhadas. Nederlands Raadpleeg deze gebruiksaanwijzing samen met de “USB station-interface gebruikershandleiding” op de bijgeleverde CD-ROM, die meer gedetailleerde informatie bevat. Svenska Vi hänvisar till denna bruksanvisning tillsammans med “Användarguide för enhet med USB gränssnitt” på den bifogade CD-ROM-skivan, som innehåller mer detaljerad information. DVD-VIDEO Playback and Region Codes (Region Numbers) Product and Support Information Sony Global Sites Information The playing of DVD-VIDEO (DVD discs) is protected and controlled by a region code* setting. * Region Playback Control standard (RPC standard) In order for the DVD-ROM drive to play a DVD-VIDEO, the region code shown on the DVD disc, the region code of the DVD-ROM drive, and the DVD video software region code must all match. • Products purchased in USA:* http://www.sony.com/storagesupport • Products purchased in Canada: http://www.sony.ca/ * DVD-VIDEO Playback and Region Codes with the CRX85U With the CRX85U, the region code can be set up to five times, including the initial assignment (RPC Phase 2 standard). The CRX85U region code is set by the DVD-VIDEO playback software. Important After setting the region code five times (including the initial setting), the setting becomes permanent and cannot be changed. Thereafter, you will only be able to play DVD-VIDEOs whose region code matches that set the fifth time. Points to Consider when Playing DVD-VIDEOs The playback conditions for DVD-VIDEOs are sometimes determined by software makers. Since this drive plays back discs as determined by the software manufacturer, some drive functions may not always work as expected. When playing back DVD-VIDEOs, refer to the instructions accompanying each disc. • Products purchased in Europe: http://www.sony-cp.com/cd-rw * Local web sites for computer peripheral products. About the Bundled Writing Software Detailed information about the supplied writing software is available on the web sites of the software manufacturers and software distributors. (Accessible from the links in each software application) Technical Support Please consult the above sources before calling with questions about using CRX85U, or with technical questions about the drive or the supplied software. If using telephone or email support, please have the following information available. Caution Do not attempt to make unauthorized changes to the region code. Any problems that result from doing so will not be covered by the warranty. Local technical support service is available in the following sales regions. Safety Regulations WARNING You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. For products purchased in USA (Sony Electronics Inc): Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. CT • Toll Free: 1-800-588-3847 • Free telephone support is offered for 90 days from your first call. CAUTION: For products purchased in Canada (Sony of Canada Limited): Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST • Toll Free: 1-800-961-7669 • E-mail : [email protected] This label is located on the disc tray and inside the bottom cover. Dieses Etikett befindet sich auf der CD-Schublade und auf der Innenseite der unteren Abdeckung. As the laser beam in this CRX85U is harmful to the eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. The use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. SICHTBARE UND UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG. WENN ABDECKUNG GEOFFNET NICHT DEM STRAHL AUSSETZEN. This CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located on the bottom cover. Bei diesem CD-RW/DVD-ROM-Laufwerk handelt es sich um ein Laser-Produkt der Klasse 1. Das Etikett mit der Aufschrift LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT befindet sich auf der Unterseite des Gehäuses. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT VORSICHT ADVARSEL ADVARSEL VARNING VARO! Warranty Card & After Sales Service Note The warranty and technical support service are valid only in the countries or sales regions specified on the warranty card. After-Sales Service To USB connector on the PC Precautions for USB Connections • Connect the CRX85U directly to a USB port on the computer. Operation through a hub (including keyboard hubs) cannot be guaranteed. • Do the following before disconnecting the interface cable from the CRX85U. – Disconnect the connector on the computer end of the cable. – Turn off the power to the CRX85U. Repairs under Warranty Repair Requirements We provide repair services as described in this and on the Warranty Card. Please contact your supplier or repair service provider for details. If the drive needs repair, return, it together with all supplied accessories (PC Card cables and AC adapter) to your place of purchase or repair service provider. • If you return the drive to your place of purchase or repair service provider because of damage resulting from misuse or other causes, you will be responsible for all repair-related expenses, including shipping and handling and product adjustments. Repairs outside of Warranty If operation can be restored by repair, we will repair the drive for a charge. VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM. RAYONNEMENT VISIBLE ET INVISIBLE EN CAS D'OUVERTURE. EXPOSITION DANGEREUSE AU FAISCEAU. SICHTBARE UND UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG, WENN ABDECKUNG GEÖFFNET. NICHT DEM STRAHL AUSSETZEN. SYNLIG OG USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING VED ÅBNING, UNDGÅ UDSÆTTELSE FOR STRÅLING. SYNLIG OG USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING NÅR DEKSEL ÅPNES. UNNGÅ EKSPONERING FOR STRÅLEN. SYNLIG OCH OSYNLIG LASERSTRÅLNING NÄR DENNA DEL ÄR ÖPPNAD. STRÅLEN ÄR FARLIG. NÄKYVÄÄ JA NÄKYMÄTÖN AVATTAESSA OLET ALTTIINA LASERSÄTEILYLLE, ÄLÄ KATSO SÄTEESEN. FCC Compliance: Warranty Card Connect the drive to a personal computer as shown in the illustration below. to AC power outlet Achtung Zur Trennung vom Netz ist der Netzsecker aus der Steckdose zu ziehen, welche sich in der Nähe des Gerätes befinden muß und leicht zugänlich sein soll. VORSICHT ATTENTION • A warranty card should be provided with this product at the place of purchase. • Please read the warranty card, fill in the specified information, and retain it for future reference. • The warranty period is one year from the date of purchase. CAUTION The mains plug on this equipment must be used to disconnect mains power. Please ensure that the socket outlet is installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM DANGER CAUTION • Be sure to read the Quick Start Guide before connecting the CRX85U to the computer the first time. • Use only the supplied AC adapter, power cord, and USB cable for connections. Diese Ausrüstung erfüllt die Europäischen EMC-Bestimmungen für die Verwendung in folgender / folgenden Umgebung(en): • Wohngegenden • Gewerbegebiete • Leichtindustriegebiete (Diese Ausführung erfüllt die Bestimmungen der Norm EN55022, Klasse B.) DANGER For products purchased in Europe (Sony UK Limited): Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. • Toll Free: 00800-CNCESONY (00800-26237669) • E-mail: [email protected] (For Nordic regions) • E-mail: [email protected] (For other European regions) • Model number: CRX85U • Serial number • Date and place of purchase • Computer maker and model number • Computer specifications (CPU speed, memory size, OS version, etc.) • Writer software used (version, etc.) Connecting the Drive to a Personal Computer CE Sicherheitsbestimmungen This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. The shielded interface cable recommended in this manual must be used with this equipment in order to comply with the limits for a digital device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules. Note: If you have any questions about this product, you may call the telephone number listed on the “Product and Support Information” page. The telephone number below is not for customer service but only for official purpose. • • • • • Power-Burn, and are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Pentium is a registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft, and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Macintosh and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. Other system and product names used herein are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective manufacturers, although the™ and ®marks are not used in the text. Before using this device, be sure to read the end users license agreements for the software provided with your computer. ❑ Our product guarantee is valid only when the supplied accessories (including software) are used in the specified or recommended system environment, in accordance with this Users Guide, and applies only to this CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive. Our customer service and user support apply only under these product guarantee conditions. ❑ Please note that we cannot accept responsibility for failure of the computer or other devices, incompatibility with special hardware, operating problems caused by improper installation of software, loss of data, discs or other accidental or incidental damage that might occur when using this product. ❑ The guarantee and user support for this product are valid only within the countries or sales regions specified on the warranty card. ❑ Copyright laws prohibit the copying of all or part of the supplied software and Users Guide, or loaning the software, without obtaining permission of the copyright holder. ❑ We cannot accept responsibility for any direct or indirect financial damage or loss of profit that might occur when using the supplied software. ❑ Specifications of the supplied software may be changed without notice in the interest in product improvement. Declaration of Conformity Using the CRX85U with Windows XP, Windows Me or Windows 2000 Once the CRX85U has been set up, the USB cable can be connected and removed while the CRX85U and computer remain turned on. However, for Windows XP, Windows Me and Windows 2000, we recommend clicking on the task bar and allowing the CRX85U to stop before removing the cable. Otherwise, a warning message will be displayed when the USB cable is removed. Trade Name: Model No.: Responsible Party: Address: Telephone No.: SONY CRX85U Sony Electronics Inc. 680 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ 07649 USA 201-930-6972 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two 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. Please Record Responsibly Before copying anything onto a CD-R or CD-RW disc, please be sure you are not violating copyright laws. Most software companies allow you to make a back-up or archive copy of software. Check your software’s license agreement for specific details.