Enjoying MP3 Audio and JPEG
About MP3 Audio Tracks
and JPEG Image Files
MP3 is audio compression technology that
satisfies the ISO/MPEG regulations. JPEG is
image compression technology.
You can play DATA CDs that contain MP3
audio tracks or JPEG image files. The
sampling frequencies of playable MP3 files
are 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz.
DATA CDs that the player can
You can play back DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/
CD-Rs/CD-RWs) recorded in MP3 (MPEG1
Audio Layer 3) and JPEG format. However,
the discs must be recorded according to
ISO 9660 Level 1, Level 2 or Joliet format for
the player to recognize the tracks (or files).
You can also play discs recorded in Multi
Refer to the instructions supplied with the
CD-R/CD-RW drives and the recording
software (not supplied) for details on the
Note on Multi Session discs
If MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files are
recorded in the first session, the player will
also play MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image
files in other sessions. If audio tracks and
images in Music CD format or Video CD
format are recorded in the first session, only
the first session will be played back.
The player may not be able to play some DATA
CDs created in the Packet Write format.
MP3 audio track or JPEG image
file that the player can play
The player can play the following tracks and
– MP3 audio tracks with the extension
– MP3 audio tracks recorded in the following
sampling frequencies: 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz.
– JPEG image files with the extension
".JPEG" or ".JPG."
– JPEG image files that conform to the DCF*
image file format.
* "Design rule for Camera File system": Image
standards for digital cameras regulated by JEITA
(Japan Electronics and Information Technology
• The player will play any data with the extension
".MP3," ".JPG," or ".JPEG," even if they are not
in MP3 or JPEG format. Playing these data may
generate a loud noise which could damage your
• The player does not conform to audio tracks in
• Some JPEG files cannot be played.
About playback order of albums,
tracks, and files
The playback order of albums, MP3 audio
tracks, and JPEG image files on DATA CDs
is as follows:
◆Structure of disc contents
Track or file