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Yamaha CD Recordable/Rewritable Drive CRW2200 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 2 This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product. 2. IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables.
  • Page 3 Laser Product Class: Class 1 Laser Diode Properties Wavelength: 780-787 nm Pulse Durations and Max. Output at the lens of the Laser Pickup Unit Read Mode: 0.7mW (Continuous) Write Mode: Max. 38mW (for 166ns, Min. Cycle 86.6ns) Laserprodukt-Klasse: Klasse 1 Eigenschaften der Laserdiode Wellenlänge: 780-787 nm Impulsdauer und max.
  • Page 4 OWNER’S MANUAL...
  • Page 5: Safety Precautions

    Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock, fire, or damage to the device. Return the device immediately to the store where it was purchased, or alternatively, to the nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual).
  • Page 6 Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual). The device should be serviced about once a year. This drive is for use only with movable equipment, weighing less than 18 kg.
  • Page 7 2. All trademarks contained in this manual belong to their respective owners. 3. Yamaha does not bear any responsibility for any outcome as a result of using this device. 4. Reproduction of this manual, either in part or in full, is expressly forbidden.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    This document may not, in whole or in part, be copied, photocopied, reproduced, translated, transmitted, or reduced to any electronic medium of machine readable form without prior consent in writing from Yamaha. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
  • Page 9: Introduction

    This technology reduces phase interference of the laser beam, so that it projects accurately onto the disc. Jitter value an important measure of recording quality, has been improved 25% compared with Yamaha models not using this technology. Running OPC (Optimum Power Control) Running OPC automatically adjusts the output of the laser according to the characteristics of the disc being used.
  • Page 10 A Buffer Underrun Error will permanently ruin the disc. Yamaha Buffer Underrun Protection Buffer Underrun Protection is featured in Yamaha’s CRW2200 series CD-R/ RW drives. When a buffer underrun is about to occur, a buffer underrun error is prevented by temporarily suspending the writing process. Writing resumes when enough data has accumulated again in buffer memory.
  • Page 11: Before Use

    Before Use System Requirements In order to use the CRW2200E drive, your computer system will need to meet the following requirements. Note The CRW2200E drive may not write at the maximum speed depending on your computer’s system configuration. PC/AT-Compatible Computer CPU: Pentium II-class or higher, 300MHz or faster.
  • Page 12: Supported Discs

    • Refer to the page at the URL below before attempting to read these discs on a Yamaha CD-R/RW drive not bearing the High Speed CD-RW logo. URL: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/ *1 Compatible with Orange Book Part 2.
  • Page 13 Before Use About CD-ROMs A CD-ROM disc is a compact disc containing high-density read-only data. It has many applications, including the playback of music and video, the archiving of data, as well as on-line documentation. The following are descriptions of each CD-ROM format: CD-DA: Up to 79 minutes of stereo audio is written in 16-bit resolution at a sampling rate of 44.1kHz for a 79 minute disc.
  • Page 14: Serial Number

    The supplied writing software is supported.) When you try to open and compile directly your file of the CD-RW disc with an application, Yamaha recommends you using the Full CAV method. Serial Number Once you have taken the CRW2200E drive out of its packaging, you should immediately note down the serial number found at the top of the drive with the bar code.
  • Page 15: Front And Rear Of Unit

    Front and Rear of Unit Front Panel The CRW2200E drive’s front panel features the following: Disc tray The tray is used to hold the disc. It slides out from the drive unit when a disc needs to be loaded or unloaded. ( P. 28) Manual Eject hole Only use this if no other method is available for unloading a disc.
  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    Front and Rear of Unit Rear Panel The CRW2200E drive’s rear panel features the following: DIGITAL AUDIO OUT connector If your sound card has a SPDIF (digital audio) input connector, you can connect the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT connector of the unit to the SPDIF connector using a digital audio cable (sold separately).( P.
  • Page 17: Setup Procedures

    Setup Procedures Tools You will need the following tools at hand when installing the CRW2200E drive. Phillips Screwdriver You will need to use this when removing the cover of your computer and when mounting the drive. You may also need to temporarily remove the sound card to gain access to the CD audio connectors, in which case, a small screw retaining the sound card’s face plate has to be removed.
  • Page 18: Setup Flowchart

    Setup Flowchart This flowchart shows the procedure for setting up the CRW2200E drive. For easy cross-referencing, the relevant pages in this manual are also given. Connecting the CRW2200E Drive STEP 1. Opening the Computer ( P. 11) 2. Choosing the Connecting Method ( P. 13) 3.
  • Page 19: Connecting The Crw2200e Drive

    Setup Procedures Connecting the CRW2200E Drive This section explains how to connect the CRW2200E drive to a tower-type computer. Note The way of removing the casing or panel, or installing built-in devices may differ from your computer. Be sure to follow the procedures in the documentation that came with your computer. Opening the Computer 1 1 1 1 Power down your computer and unplug it from the AC outlet.
  • Page 20 3 3 3 3 Touch a metal part of the computer’s chassis or power supply unit to discharge any static charge that may have built up inside your body. Alternatively, you can wear an anti-static grounding wrist strap. You can permanently damage equipment if you touch it while there is any static charge in your body.
  • Page 21 Setup Procedures Choosing the Connection Method 4 4 4 4 First, check how existing IDE devices are connected to your computer, and then determine how to connect the CRW2200E drive in conjunction with those devices. As a supplemental drive If the casing of your computer has a spare 5.25-inch drive bay available, such as with many tower-type computers, you can install the CRW2200E drive supplemental to the computer’s existing CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 22 About IDE IDE (Enhanced IDE/E-IDE) is one of the standards applied to the connection between personal computers and their peripherals. A computer motherboard provides two IDE connectors (primary and secondary). (Although, some motherboards provide only a primary connector.) You may connect up to two IDE devices (hard disk, CD-ROM, or CD-R drives) to the connectors using an IDE cable.
  • Page 23 Hard disk (master) To make the best use of the performance of the CRW2200E drive, Yamaha recommends you connect it as a sole secondary master. Note The CRW2200E drive is shipped with the SLAVE setting. Reset to MASTER if you connect the drive solely to the secondary IDE cable.
  • Page 24 • When the operating system starts with the SCSI hard drive, a primary IDE connector may have no IDE devices. In such a case, Yamaha recommends you connect the CRW2200E drive as a primary master.
  • Page 25 Setup Procedures Setting the Jumper Switches 5 5 5 5 Set the CRW2200E drive as MASTER or SLAVE to meet your computer environment by plugging the included plastic shunt into the appropriate jumper switch on the rear panel of the CRW2200E drive. Rear Panel Master The CRW2200E drive is shipped with the SLAVE setting.
  • Page 26 Installing the CRW2200E Drive 6 6 6 6 As a supplemental drive Remove the front cover of a vacant 5.25-inch drive bay slot in the computer. As a replacement drive Disconnect all the cables connected to the rear of the existing CD-ROM drive, and also disconnect the audio cable from the sound card or motherboard’s audio connector.
  • Page 27 Setup Procedures The following explains how to add the drive to the computer as illustrated. When replacing, the procedure is basically the same. Note The way of installing built-in devices may differ, depending on the computer. Be sure to follow the procedures in the documentation that came with your computer. 7 7 7 7 Slide the drive backwards into the slot, then tighten the four fastening screws on the sides of the unit by hand to hold the drive in place.
  • Page 28 8 8 8 8 Connect the IDE cable. Connect the 40-pin IDE cable to the IDE connector on the motherboard and to the IDE interface connector on the rear panel of the CRW2200E drive. Be sure to plug in the cable so that the colored line on the cable corresponds to pin 1 on the right end of the connector.
  • Page 29 • If you use the CRW2200E drive as a supplemental drive for the unit, and the CD-ROM drive or DVD-ROM drive is already connected to the sound card, YAMAHA recommends you playback audio CDs using the existing drive.
  • Page 30 Note Some sound cards may have one or more audio input connectors. However, depending on your connectors, the specifications may differ from the CRW2200E drive. If no sound is audible from the speaker even though the audio cable is connected, refer to the documentation that came with your sound card for more details, and make sure that your audio cable is connected correctly.
  • Page 31 Setup Procedures 10 10 10 10 Connect a 4-pin power cable to the power supply connector of the CRW2200E drive marked “DC INPUT.” Bottom Notes • There may be more than one 4-pin power cable available. Any one may be used. •...
  • Page 32 12 12 12 12 Attach the outer casing and all cables and peripheral devices of the computer and any screws that were removed. 13 13 13 13 Reconnect the computer to the AC outlet and power it up. When you power up the computer, make sure the LED on the panel of the CRW2200E drive blinks in green, which shows that it is attempting to read disc information.
  • Page 33 Setup Procedures Configuring the Operating System 14 14 14 14 When using Windows 95/98/98 Second Edition/Me, after the computer’s operating system has loaded, open “Control Panel” and double-click on the “System” icon. Select the “Device Manager” tab and double-click on “CDROM.”...
  • Page 34 15 15 15 15 When using Windows 95/98/98 Second Edition/Me, follow Step 14 14 14 14 to open the “Device Manager” window, then double-click on the “YAMAHA CRW2200E” icon to open the “YAMAHA CRW2200E Properties” window, and click on the “Settings” tab to select it. A screen similar to the one below appears.
  • Page 35 Setup Procedures About DMA DMA (Direct Memory Access) is a method that transfers data between various peripheral devices (e.g., a hard drive, CD-R/RW drive, etc.) and the computer’s memory without using the CPU. By checking the “DMA” check box, the transmission speed of data will become high-speed.
  • Page 36: Operation

    Operation This section explains how to operate the CRW2200E drive after you have installed it. You can load and eject a disc (as described below) only when the computer is powered Loading a Disc 1 1 1 1 Open the tray by pressing the Eject button on the CRW2200E drive’s front panel.
  • Page 37: Ejecting A Disc In An Emergency

    Operation Notes • The disc tray will not open if the computer is not turned on. With the CRW2200E drive powered on, pressing the Eject button will not open the disc tray if ATAPI commands prohibit ejecting a disc, such as during data reading. •...
  • Page 38: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Please refer also to the YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive’s web site for more information. YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drives web site URL: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/ Europe: http://www.yamaha-it.de/ The drive does not power up. Is the 4-pin power cable from the computer’s power supply attached correctly? The CRW2200E drive is not recognized.
  • Page 39 There may be problems with the disc itself. If the drive fails to recognize a variety of discs including audio CDs, CD-ROMs, and blank CD-R/RW discs (the front panel LED remains lit in orange after a disc is inserted), you should contact your nearest Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 40 Media Player 7.0 with Windows Me, above symptom is known to exist.) 1 1 1 1 The “Properties” setting of the CRW2200E drive. Open the “YAMAHA CRW2200E Properties” window and click on the “Properties” tab. Uncheck the “Enable digital CD audio for this CD-ROM device.” check box.
  • Page 41 Troubleshooting The “Buffer Underrun” error message is displayed. If your CD writing software supports the Buffer Underrun Protection, you must validate the Buffer Underrun Protection. For more details, refer to the documentation that came with your writing software. For more effective writing, and to avoid causing “Buffer Underrun,” try the following: •...
  • Page 42: Appendix

    Appendix Writing Modes Disc-at-Once (DAO) This mode is used when writing a complete disc in a single pass without pausing. Data cannot be added later, even if the full capacity of the blank disc has not been used. Example: General CD-ROM Session 1 Lead-in Example: Audio CD...
  • Page 43 Appendix Session-at-Once (SAO) As a writing method that combines the advantages of the above-mentioned “Disc-at- Once” and “Track-at-Once,” you can combine multiple tracks into one session and write them, and then add additional data. For example, this is the writing method used to create a CD EXTRA format CD. The music tracks will be recorded in the first session, and the data will be recorded in the second session.
  • Page 44: About The Firmware

    To ensure more reliable operations and enhanced performance of the drive, updates to the firmware will be made available. You can find information about the most recent firmware for the drive on YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive’s web site. URL for YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drives web sites: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/...
  • Page 45: Led Indicator Messages

    Appendix LED Indicator Messages The CRW2200E drive properly installed inside the computer will indicate the following LED messages while the drive (and the computer) is turned on. Status Ready (with disc) Ready (no disc) Tray operation (opening/closing) Tray fully opened Reading disc information (TOC) Initial access in writing Writing (test mode)
  • Page 46 Writing Methods Writing/Reading Speed Writing Reading CD-R CD-RW Data Capacity Data Transfer Rate (Mode 1) Burst Transfer Rate Data Buffer Size Average Random Access Time Sector Size Interface Disc-at-Once (DAO) Session-at-Once (SAO) Track-at-Once (TAO) Packet Writing CD-R 1X, 2X, 4X, 8X, 12X (CLV), 16X (12X –...
  • Page 47 Appendix Installing style Disc Loading Type Audio Out Power Consumption Power Supply Operating Environment Dimension Weight The CRW2200 series complies with the following specifications Compliance Specifications Country / Region Category Safety Electrical Laser Emission Canada Safety Electrical Emission Safety Electrical Laser Immunity Emission...
  • Page 48: Index

    Index Symbols 4-pin power cable... 18, 23 5.25-inch drive bay slot... 18 ANALOG AUDIO OUT connector ... 8, 21 Audio cable ... 18, 21 Buffer Underrun... 2 Buffer Underrun Error ... 2 Buffer Underrun Protection ... 1, 2 CD-DA ... 5 CD-R discs ...
  • Page 49 Appendix SafeBurn™... 1 secondary ... 14 Serial Number ... 6 session ... 34 Session-at-Once (SAO)... 35 Single session... 34 SLAVE... 14, 17 sound card ... 21 SPDIF... 22 static charge ... 12 Sync data transfer... 26 track ... 34 Track-at-Once (TAO) ... 34 Video CD ...
  • Page 50 Bei weiteren Fragen wenden Sie sich Sitte an Ihren Händler oder eine der folgenden Firmen. Pour plus de détails sur les produits, veuillez vous adresser à Yamaha ou au distributeur le plus proche figurant dans la liste suivante : Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor póngase en contacto con su distribuidor o una de...

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