Storing non-audio data to a disc
If you connect the recorder to a computer with a disc in Hi-MD mode inserted, the disc is
recognized as storage media by the Windows Explorer, allowing you to store non-audio data such
as text data or image data.
For the storage space for each disc, refer to "The storage space for each disc (formatted with the
Insert a disc in Hi-MD mode into the recorder and connect the recorder to the
computer ( page 21).
The recorder is recognized as an external device and can be viewed on the Windows Explorer.
You can use the recorder in the same way as other devices.
• When the SonicStage software is active, the recorder is not recognized as a data storage device.
• If you format a disc on the computer, make sure to format the disc using the SonicStage software.
• Make sure not to delete the ﬁle management folder and ﬁle (HMDHIFI folder and HI-MD.IND ﬁle) on the
The storage space for each disc (formatted with the recorder/SonicStage)
The storage space is varied depending on disc type.
* This is space that is used for managing the ﬁles on the disc. The size of the disc management space changes
according to the operating conditions of your computer and other factors. Therefore, the actual space available
for use may be lower than that displayed by Windows Explorer.
1GB Hi-MD disc