MP3 disc playback
This unit can playback CD-R/RW discs recorded by the
MP3 format (we refer to those discs as MP3 discs in this
Though available functions with MP3 discs are limited,
operations for the available functions are similar to those
with Audio CD discs.
What is MP3?
MP3 is the abbreviation of MPEG1 Audio Layer 3 .
MPEG Audio is a compression specification that
compresses the audio portion only. This image
compression method is used in DVD or Video CD, etc.
The audio data has been compressed into about 1/10.
About MP3 disc
On an MP3 disc, each material (song) is recorded on a
Track (file). Tracks are usually grouped into a Group
(folder) by category, by artist, etc. In addition, Groups
can also be members of Groups (Groups' Group),
creating hierarchical Group layers. If you are familiar
with personal computers, you may easily understand the
hierarchical Group layer construction of MP3 discs
because it is similar to the folder layer construction of
This unit can handle up to 100 Tracks per Group, up to
100 Groups per Group layer and up to 10 Group layers. If
a disc has more Tracks, Groups or Group layers than the
above, the unit does not recognize those exceeding the
maximum numbers and cannot playback them.
up to 100 Tracks
NOTES for making a private MP3 disc
using a CD-R/CD-RW disc:
Select ISO 9660 as the disc format.
Do not select the multi-session recording.
Finalize the disc after completing recording.
The unit does not support packet write discs.
Some disc may not be played back because of the disc
characteristics or recording condition.
The unit does not output a digital audio signal from
DIGITAL OUT when playing back an MP3 disc.
Y ou cannot playback T racks in the desired
(programmed) or random order.
The screen saver function is not active with an MP3
disc, as with an Audio CD.
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The following table shows basic functions of basic
As you can see, all buttons below function the same as
with Audio CD discs.
up to 10 Group
You cannot skip a Track across a Group.
Stops playback completely
Pauses playback temporarily
Skips back or forward a Track in the
The current T rack numbers are shown on the display
window in the following manner.
Current track number
Only MP3 files are shown on the display window as a
Group number is not shown in the display window.
When selecting such a track, -- is shown, instead of
the Track number, in the display window.
Y ou cannot advance or reverse playback of an MP3 disc
Y ou cannot see any other time information but the
current track elapsed time.
Current track elapsed time