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Storing Discs And Caddies; Care Of Discs; Operating The Drive; Starting Up - Sony CDU926S User Manual

Sony user's guide cd-r drive unit cdu926s
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Storing Discs and Caddies

Remove the caddy from the drive unit before moving the drive.
Do not store the disc and caddy in a location subject to:
– high humidity
– high temperature
– excessive dust
– direct sunlight

Care of Discs

Hold the disc by its edge. Do not touch the surface.
Wipe the CD-ROM disc with the optional CD cleaner to clean it.
Do not wipe a CD-R disc with a cleaner before recording data. To avoid
scratching the recording surface, blow away dust using an air blower.
Using Discs and Caddies

Operating the Drive

Make sure that the application software is installed in the host computer
before using the drive.

Starting Up

Turn on the power supply.
Insert the caddy into the drive slot with the disc's label facing up, and
push it partially into the drive until the automatic loading mechanism
pulls the caddy in.
When inserting the caddy, let the automatic loading mechanism pull it into
the drive by itself. Do not hold onto the caddy or attempt to overpower the
loading mechanism.
The drive begins reading the Table of Contents (TOC) data. The busy
indicator lights amber while the TOC data is being read.
When the busy indicator changes to green, the drive is ready to receive
commands, and data may be retrieved from the disc.
After loading the CD-R disc, it takes a moment for the drive to become
ready while the Program Memory Area is read.
From here on, follow the instructions provided with the application
The drive unit does not allow a caddy to be inserted if:
– PREVENT/ALLOW of the jumper block is set to OFF.
– the host computer is set to the PREVENT mode by the software.
The busy indicator keeps on lighting amber if:
– the disc is not properly inserted.
– a malfunction occurs.
Operating the Drive



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