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DVD-ROM Drive Unit
User's Guide


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  • Page 1 3-862-943-71(1) DDU220E –06 DVD-ROM Drive Unit User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. CAUTION As the laser beam in this DDU220E 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.
  • Page 3 CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located on the top of the drive. Bei diesem DVD-ROM-Laufwerk DDU220E handelt es sich um ein Laser-Produkt der Klasse 1. Ein entsprechender Aufkleber mit der Beschriftung LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT befindet sich auf...
  • Page 4 Model No.: DDU220E Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. Address: 1 Sony Drive, Park Ridge, NJ. 07656 USA Telephone No.: 201-930-6970 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.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Features ... 6 Software Requirement ... 7 Example of System Setup ... 7 Location and Function of Parts and Controls Front Panel ... 8 Rear Panel ... 9 Precautions Installing the Drive Unit in Your Computer Preparation ... 11 Setting the Jumpers ...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    • Equipped with audio line output and headphones jack for audio CD playback. Note: The DDU220E is not equipped with an ADPCM audio circuitry required to support CD-ROM XA and CD-I compatible audio modes. In addition, the unit does not support the CD-I graphic decoding function;...
  • Page 7: Software Requirement

    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.
  • Page 8: Location And Function Of Parts And Controls

    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 contr ol Controls the volume level of sound output from the headphones jack 2.
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel 1 DIGIT AL AUDIO connector Outputs digital audio signals. 2 ANALOG AUDIO connector Outputs analog audio signals. 3 Configuration J umper s See page 12 for details. 4 INTERF ACE CONNECTOR (IDE bus) Connect to IDE port of the host computer using a connecting cable.
  • Page 10: Precautions

    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 •...
  • Page 11: Installing The Drive Unit In Your Computer

    Installing the Drive Unit in Your Computer This section explains how to install DDU220E 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.
  • Page 12: Setting The Jumpers

    IDE Card (ATA compliant) set the Hard Disk Drive as MASTER and the DDU220E as SLAVE. • If the DDU220E is the only device connected to the IDE Card, set the DDU220E as MASTER. It should be noted that some personal computers may use CSEL in lieu of the foresaid MASTER/SLAVE selection.
  • Page 13: Opening The Computer

    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. Remove the computer cover. Installing the Drive Unit in Your Computer Remove the plastic panel.
  • Page 14: Preparing A Space For The Drive Unit

    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. Installing the Drive Unit in Your Computer Floppy disk drive Lower drive bay...
  • Page 15: Mounting The Drive Unit

    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.
  • Page 16: Connecting The Drive Unit

    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). • ANALOG AUDIO connector (if you plan to connect audio equipment) •...
  • Page 17 ANALOG AUDIO connector The pin assignment is as follows: 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. DIGITAL AUDIO connector The pin assignment is as follows: Pin 1 INTERFACE CONNECTOR...
  • Page 18: Reassembling The Computer

    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.
  • Page 19: Operating The Drive Unit

    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.
  • Page 20 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 23 for details. Disc locks Gently push the drawer or press the eject button to close the drawer.
  • Page 21: Ejecting The Disc

    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.
  • Page 22: How To Use The Disc Locks

    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.
  • Page 23 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.
  • Page 24: Specifications

    Specifications General Host interface Disc Acceptable discs Rotational speed Drive performance Data transfer rate Sustained rate Burst rate Access time (Random stroke) Specifications ATA-PI compliant DVD-Video discs (1 or 2 layers) DVD-ROM discs (1 or 2 layers) DVD-R discs CD-Digital Audio discs CD-ROM mode-1 data discs CD-ROM mode-2 form1/form2 data discs CD-ROM XA discs (readable)
  • Page 25 Reliability Read error rate (includes retry, with a standard disc) L-EC on L-EC off 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 1 block /10 bits 1 block /10 bits...
  • Page 26 Connectors INTERFACE CONNECTOR (with DC INPUT connector) AMP 179376-1 or equivalent AUDIO OUT connector Molex 5046-04A or equivalent Laser Type Wave length Output power Beam divergence Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Specifications Semiconductor laser GaAlAs 650 nm (DVD) 780 nm (CD) 0.6 mW 53.4 °...
  • Page 27 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 47.5 79.25 Specifications...
  • Page 28 DDU220E –06 DVD-ROM Drive Unit User’s Guide ©1999 by Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia...

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