Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located on the top side of the drive. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your sales representative regarding this product. Model No. WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located on the top of the drive. Bei diesem DVD-ROM-Laufwerk DDU100E handelt es sich um ein Laser-Produkt der Klasse 1. Ein entsprechender Aufkleber mit der Beschriftung LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT befindet sich auf...
Trademarks • MS-DOS and Windows95 are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. • Molex is a registered trademark of Molex, Inc. • AMP is a registered trademark of AMP, Inc.
Contents Introduction Features ... 6 Software Requirement ... 7 Example of System Setup ... 7 Location and Function of Parts and Controls Front Panel ... 8 Rear Panel ... 10 Precautions Installing the Drive Unit in Your Computer Preparation ... 12 Setting the Jumpers ...
• Reads data from CD-BRIDGE format discs including PHOTO- • Reads standard CD-Digital Audio encoded discs. Performance • The DDU100E supports standard speed (equivalent to 9 times speed CD-ROM) operations when functioning as a DVD-ROM drive, or double, quadruple and 8 times speed operations when functioning as a CD-ROM drive.
Software Requirement Playback of DVD-Video discs requires a PC with Windows 95 OSR2, video playback software and appropriate hardware (MPEG2 card etc.). For further details, refer to the documentation that comes with DVD-Video playback software. To access data on DVD-ROM or CD-ROM discs, correct device driver must be installed on your PC.
Location and Function of Parts and Controls Front Panel 1 Disc drawer Loads a DVD-ROM or CD-ROM disc. 2 Headphones jack Accepts a stereo headphones set. Analog audio signals are output. 3 Volume control Controls the volume level of sound output from the headphones jack 2 .
7 Eject button Opens and closes the disc drawer. Location and Function of Parts and Controls...
Rear Panel 1 F. GND (Frame ground) tab Connect with one of the host computer’s ground cables when the frame of the drive unit is not in direct contact with the computer. 2 Unused 3 ANALOG AUDIO connector Outputs analog audio signals. 4 Configuration Jumpers See page 13 for details.
Precautions Installation • Avoid placing the drive in a location subject to: – high humidity – high temperature – excessive dust – mechanical vibration – direct sunlight • Do not force the power cable. It is keyed to protect the drive unit. Operation •...
Installing the Drive Unit in Your Computer This section explains how to install DDU100E into your PC. Preparation You need the following parts and tools (these are not supplied with the drive): • A flat-blade screwdriver • Four screws 3 mm in diameter and 6 mm in length.
IDE Card (ATA compliant) set the Hard Disk Drive as MASTER and the DDU100E as SLAVE. • If the DDU100E is the only device connected to the IDE Card, set the DDU100E as MASTER. It should be noted that some personal computers may use CSEL in lieu of the foresaid MASTER/SLAVE selection.
Opening the Computer If your computer has its rear side covered by a plastic panel attached with plastic hook pad, pull it off. Computer Remove the cover mounting screws. Remove the cover of the computer. Installing the Drive Unit in Your Computer Remove the computer cover.
Preparing a Space for the Drive Unit Remove the screws and brackets securing the floppy disk drive and the lower drive bay blanking plate. Remove the screws and brackets. Disconnect the floppy disk drive. Remove the floppy disk drive and the blanking plate. Floppy disk drive Floppy disk drive Blanking plate...
Mounting the Drive Unit If mounting rails are necessary, attach them to the drive in unit the same way as your floppy disk drive and slide the drive unit into the lower drive bay. If mounting rails are not required in your system, fasten the drive unit in place with mounting screws.
Connecting the Drive Unit Connect the drive unit to the computer with the following connectors: • DC INPUT connector • F. GND tab (unless the frame of the drive unit is in direct contact with the computer’s chassis). • AUDIO OUT connector (if you plan to connect audio equipment) •...
F. GND tab Connect the F. GND tab to one of the host computer’s ground cables unless the frame of the drive unit is in direct contact with the computer’s chassis (a situation not likely under normal circumstances). The frame ground cable recommended is the one using an AMP 1- 480435-0 housing and 170203-2 or 60711-1 contact.
INTERFACE CONNECTOR Firmly insert one end of the interface cable into the INTERFACE CONNECTOR. Connect the other end of the cable to the IDE port. INTERFACE CONNECTOR Interface cable Installing the Drive Unit in Your Computer Pin 1...
Reassembling the Computer Reinstall the floppy disk drive in the top drive bay. Reinstall the floppy disk drive. Reconnect the interface cables to the floppy disk drive. Fasten the screws and front brackets as they were before. Tuck the cables behind the drive so that they do not protrude above the power supply module.
The installation diskette enclosed in the package contains two software items: • Installer • Device driver for Windows95 OSR2 Note: You need to install the Sony DVD Help Driver to operate the DDU100E from Windows95. How to Install At the DOS Prompt A: (Drive A active), >A:\ Load the diskette into the floppy disk Drive A, and type “install”.
Operating the Drive Unit This section describes how to start the drive unit and eject a disc. Starting the Drive Unit Turn on the power of your computer. Press the eject button. The drawer comes out automatically. Place a disc in the drawer with its label side up. Place a disc with its label side up.
Note: When the drive is set up in vertical position, use the disc locks to prevent your disc from falling. See “How to Use the Disc Locks” on page 25 for details. Disc locks Gently push the drawer or press the eject button to close the drawer.
Ejecting the Disc To eject the disc, press the eject button on the front panel. The drawer comes out automatically. Note: The eject button does not work if it is disabled by: – the software you are using Opening the drawer manually in an emergency You can open the drawer manually when it fails to come out by means of the eject button or software commands.
How to Use the Disc Locks The disc tray has four disc locks that prevent the disc from falling when the drive unit is set up in vertical position. Note: When the drive unit is used in horizontal position, you do not need to lock the disc.
When the drive unit’s right side is down To facilitate disc handling, set the disc locks B, C and D into the locked position, and leave the disc lock A in the unlocked position. Top side Right side When the drive unit’s left side is down To facilitate disc handling, set the disc locks A, C and D into the locked position, and leave the disc lock B in the unlocked position.
Specifications General Host interface Disc Acceptable discs Rotational speed Innermost track Outermost track Drive performance Data transfer rate Sustained rate Burst rate Access time (Random stroke) Reliability Read error rate (includes retry, with a standard disc) L-EC on L-EC off ATA-PI compliant DVD-Video discs (1 or 2 layers) DVD-ROM discs (1 or 2 layers)
Audio Output level Line out Headphone Environmental conditions Operating Temperature Humidity Atmosphere Non-operating/Storage Temperature Humidity Atmosphere Dimensions and mass Dimensions Mass Power requirement Voltage Current Connectors INTERFACE CONNECTOR (with DC INPUT connector) AMP 179376-1 or equivalent AUDIO OUT connector Molex 5046-04A or equivalent Laser Type Wave length...
Dimension diagram Important: The overhang of the screws should not exceed 6.0 mm from the surface of the side panels or the bottom plate. 42.3 79.25 47.5 Specifications...