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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: 0.85 mW (Continuous) Write Mode: Max. 48 mW (for 212 ns, Min. Cycle 57.9 ns) Laserprodukt-Klasse: Klasse 1 Eigenschaften der Laserdiode Wellenlänge: 780 –...
  • Page 5 OWNER’S MANUAL...
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual). Be sure that the computer is electrically grounded to avoid the risk of electrical shock.
  • Page 7 Clean the AC power plug regularly to avoid the risk of fire due to insulation failure such as humidity. Do not unplug the AC adapter by pulling the cable, and do not place objects on the cable to avoid the risk of electrical shock, fire, or malfunction. Plug in the AC adapter fully to avoid the risk of electrical shock or fire.
  • Page 8 Have the device serviced regularly to avoid internal dust buildup that can cause malfunction, damage or fire. For service information and service charges, contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual). WARRANTY...
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Compatible Discs...6 System Requirements ...7 Preparing the CRW3200IX Drive ...10 Serial Number...10 Set Up the CRW3200IX Drive on Windows...11 Set Up the CRW3200IX Drive on Macintosh ...18 Connecting/Disconnecting the CRW3200IX Drive to/from the Computer...21 Loading/Ejecting a Disc ...22 Troubleshooting...24 Firmware...30 CRW3200IX Drive Specifications ...31...
  • Page 10: Features Of The Crw3200Ix Drive

    Features of the CRW3200IX Drive High speed writing/reading The CRW3200IX drive supports up to 24X-speed writing for CD-R discs, and up to 10X-speed writing/rewriting for CD-RW discs. In addition, the drive supports data reading and digital audio data extraction at up to 40X speed.
  • Page 11 Audio Master Quality Recording (High quality audio writing mode) Audio Master Quality Recording enables you to create high quality audio CDs. This mode is available for CD-R discs with a capacity of 650 MB and 700 MB. (P. 38) Note Audio CDs that are created with Audio Master Quality Recording may not be played back on certain audio recorders and CD-R/RW drives.
  • Page 12: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Controls the volume of the headphones. The volume increases as the dial is turned to the right. Indicates the operational status of the CRW3200IX drive by its colors and blinking patterns. Lights or blinks blue • Lights: Standby (with disc) •...
  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel LINE OUT jacks (L/R) Connect audio devices such as external speakers. Power switch (STANDBY/ON) Turns the power on/off. (P. 11, 13) DC-IN connector Connects the included AC adapter. (P. 11) IEEE1394 ports Connect the included IEEE1394 cable. (P. 13 for Windows, P. 18 for Macintosh)
  • Page 14: Precautions On Use

    RW drive, take due care not to infringe the copyright. Disclaimer of Indemnity • Yamaha assumes no liability for the loss of any profits incurred as a result of the loss or corruption of data written on a CD-R or CD-RW, for any loss or damage...
  • Page 15: Compatible Discs

    YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive website URL: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/ CD-R discs • The CRW3200IX drive can write at 1X, 2X, 4X, 8X, 12X, 16X or 24X speed. • CD-R discs can be played back on a CD-ROM drive or a CD player. Note •...
  • Page 16: System Requirements

    Partial CAV method, which is a combination of the CAV method for inner tracks and the CLV method for outer tracks. The Partial CAV method controls the disc rotation speed so that the CRW3200IX drive starts writing at 18X speed on inner tracks, increasing the speed to 24X as the read/write head moves outward and holds the speed at 24X on outer tracks.
  • Page 17 • CD-ROM drive Note The CRW3200IX drive cannot be used to boot the computer or to set up an operating system. • Hard drive space Writing data on a CD-R/RW disc requires 50 MB to 100 MB of free space as a working area on the hard drive.
  • Page 18 • RAM: 64 MB or more • CD-ROM drive Note The CRW3200IX drive cannot be used to boot the computer or to set up an operating system. • Hard drive space Writing data on a CD-R/RW disc requires 50 MB to 100 MB of free space as a working area on the hard drive.
  • Page 19: Preparing The Crw3200Ix Drive

    Preparing the CRW3200IX Drive Serial Number The serial number is printed on the label on the bottom of your CRW3200IX drive. When you have a question about the drive or need user support services, the serial number is required. Please write the serial number down in the space below. It may be difficult to check the serial number after setting up the drive or for any other reason.
  • Page 20: Set Up The Crw3200Ix Drive On Windows

    Be sure that the power switch on the rear panel of the CRW3200IX drive is turned off (STANDBY), and connect the included AC adapter to the DC-IN connector of the drive. The arrow on the adapter plug faces to the screw (the left side of the connector).
  • Page 21 • The AC adapter consumes power, shown in the table below, while connected to the wall socket even if the power switch of the CRW3200IX drive is turned off. Remove the power cable from the wall socket when not using the CRW3200IX drive for a prolonged period.
  • Page 22 Turn on the power switch of the CRW3200IX drive. Note When turning on the CRW3200IX drive, be sure that the LED on the front panel blinks blue and then lights purple. (P. 3) Connect the CRW3200IX drive and the computer with the included IEEE1394 cable.
  • Page 23 • The IEEE1394 standards define the maximum length of a single IEEE1394 cable as 4.5 meters. • To connect multiple IEEE1394 devices, refer to “Connecting Multiple IEEE1394 Devices.” (P. 36) IEEE1394 ports CRW3200IX rear panel IEEE1394 cable IEEE1394 ports CRW3200IX rear panel...
  • Page 24 Preparing the CRW3200IX Drive (Windows) Check recognition of the CRW3200IX drive. After connecting the CRW3200IX drive to the computer, follow the steps below to check that the drive is recognized properly by the computer. For Windows 98 Second Edition/Me Select Start on the task bar, then Settings, Control Panel, System, and Device Manager tab.
  • Page 25 Select Start on the task bar, then Settings, Control Panel, System, Hardware tab, and Device Manager. The Device Manager dialog box appears. Check that the following icons are shown. “YAMAHA CRW3200IX IEEE 1394 SBP2 Device” in the “DVD/CD- ROM drives” item “IEEE 1394 Bus host controllers” For Windows XP Select Start on the task bar, then Control Panel, System, Hardware tab, and Device Manager.
  • Page 26: Install Cd Writing Software

    “SBP2 Compliant IEEE 1394 device” in the “SBP2 IEEE 1394 Devices” item The drive name is not shown or there is The CRW3200IX drive has not been recognized properly. Check the cable connections and settings. Install CD writing software. Install the CD writing software. For details about how to install CD writing software, refer to the documentation that comes with it.
  • Page 27: Set Up The Crw3200Ix Drive On Macintosh

    Note Place the CRW3200IX drive horizontally. Follow page 11 – 13, and connect the AC adapter to the CRW3200IX drive. Turn on the drive. Connect the CRW3200IX drive and the computer with the included IEEE1394 cable. IEEE1394 cable Note • You can connect the IEEE1394 cable to either IEEE1394 port of the CRW3200IX drive.
  • Page 28 Preparing the CRW3200IX Drive (Macintosh) Check recognition of the CRW3200IX drive. After connecting the CRW3200IX drive to the computer, follow the steps below to check that the drive is recognized by the computer properly. Select Apple System Profiler from the Apple menu.
  • Page 29 Mac OS. In such a case, contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual). • The FireWire version in Mac OS that supports the CRW3200IX drive is 2.0 or later.
  • Page 30: Connecting/Disconnecting The Crw3200Ix Drive To/From The Computer

    • Be sure not to disconnect the CRW3200IX drive or connect/disconnect other IEEE1394 devices from the computer when writing with the drive. Be sure not to turn off the CRW3200IX drive when the drive is connected to the computer turned on. The computer or other IEEE1394 devices may not operate properly depending on a type of host adapter or a CD writing software.
  • Page 31: Loading/Ejecting A Disc

    Loading/Ejecting a Disc Prior to the operation, check that the CRW3200IX drive is turned on. Open the disc tray by pressing the eject button. Place the disc onto the disc tray properly with its label facing upward. Or remove the disc from the disc tray carefully so not to damage it.
  • Page 32 Turn off the CRW3200IX drive. Insert the thin pin-like object straight into the manual eject hole, and push it in. When the disc tray opens, remove the disc. Turn on the CRW3200IX drive, and close the disc tray. Manual eject hole...
  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    If not, connect them properly, and then turn on the CRW3200IX drive. If the CRW3200IX is not turned on (the front panel LED does not light) even if they are connected properly, contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual).
  • Page 34 The disc tray does not open when you press the eject button. Is the CRW3200IX drive turned on? (Does the LED on the front panel light?) Refer to “The CRW3200IX drive is not turned on when the power switch is ON. (The front panel LED does not light.).” (Troubleshooting, Item 1) Is any CD writing software being used? Some CD writing software prohibits ejecting while accessing.
  • Page 35 The extension files come with the CD writing software. For details, refer to the documentation that comes with the CD writing software. Does the LED on the front panel of the CRW3200IX drive light correctly when a disc is inserted? When a disc is inserted, the LED will blink blue for a moment and then light blue.
  • Page 36 Windows Me/XP, this problem can happen since the digital playback option is activated by default setting.) For Windows Me In the Device Manager dialog box (P. 15), select YAMAHA CRW3200E Properties and then Properties tab. Uncheck the “Enable digital CD audio for this CD-ROM device” in the “Digital CD Playback”...
  • Page 37 If the drive does not accept any compatible discs (and the LED remains purple), contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual). Select...
  • Page 38 Note • If there is an IEEE1394 device with lower data transfer speed connected between the computer and the CRW3200IX drive, the data transfer between those two will be slowed, which may cause failure in writing a disc. • A writing error may happen if the drive is vibrated while data is being written on a CD-R or a CD-RW disc.
  • Page 39: Firmware

    Refer to the website regularly to check the latest information. Checking the firmware version in the CRW3200IX drive For Windows 98 Second Edition/Me In the Device Manager dialog box (P. 15), select YAMAHA CRW3200E to display the YAMAHA CRW3200E Properties dialog box, and then select the Settings tab.
  • Page 40: Crw3200Ix Drive Specifications

    CRW3200IX Drive Specifications Supported Formats CD-DA CD TEXT CD-ROM Mixed Mode CD-ROM (CD-ROM+CD-DA) CD-ROM XA Photo CD Video CD CD-i CD EXTRA includes multisession proper disc required proper application software required proper application software may be required depending on the format...
  • Page 41 Data Capacity Maximum Recording Time in Audio Master Quality Recording Data Transfer Rate (Mode 1) Interface Data Buffer Size Average Access Time Sector Size Installing Style Disc Loading Type Audio Out Power Consumption Operating Environment Dimensions (includes projection) Mass 700 MB (79 min.) 650 MB (74 min.) 550 MB (63 min.) 68 min.
  • Page 42 CRW3200IX Drive Specifications AC adapter (AD-301205) Rated Input Voltage Rated Input Current Rated Output Voltage Rated Output Current Terminal Output Polarity Operating Environment Dimensions (includes projection) Mass (includes the power cable) 100 – 240 V AC 1.0 A or less +5 V, +12 V DC 1.5 A...
  • Page 43 Category Safety Canada Safety Safety Australia New Zealand Japan Safety Note that the specifications of the CRW3200IX drive are subject to change without notice due to improvements. Compliance Specifications Item Standard Electricity UL60950 Laser 21CFR1040.10 FDA Chapter 1, Subchapter J...
  • Page 44: Technical Notes

    When buffer underrun almost happens, Buffer Underrun Protection temporarily suspends the writing process. Writing resumes when enough data has accumulated in the buffer memory. Buffer Underrun Protection in the CRW3200IX drive is extremely accurate, resulting in seamless recording before and after suspension.
  • Page 45: Connecting Multiple Ieee1394 Devices

    Connecting Multiple IEEE1394 Devices The following describes how to connect multiple IEEE1394 devices including the CRW3200IX drive to the computer. Connecting in a daisy-chain This method is used to connect in series multiple IEEE1394 devices to one IEEE1394 port. Up to 17 IEEE1394 devices (including the host adapter) can be connected through one channel.
  • Page 46: Writing Methods

    CRW3200IX drive, the data transfer between those two will be slowed, which may cause failure in writing a disc. • The IEEE1394 ports on the CRW3200IX drive have 6-pin connectors, but do not supply power (IEEE1394 bus power).
  • Page 47 Session-at-Once (SAO) This method is used to write data on a disc on a session-by-session basis. Unlike Track-at-Once described above, Session-at-Once enables you to record multiple tracks onto a disc at a time. CD EXTRA, for example, uses this method to write multiple pieces of audio data (or multiple tracks) in the first session and information required for computers in the second session.
  • Page 48 Technical Notes CD-MRW (CD Mount Rainier ReWriting) This method is a new standard of packet writing for a CD-RW disc and supports defect control by the drive, background formatting, and disc ejecting during formatting. It enables you to use a CD-RW disc like a floppy disk. Note Formatting a CD-RW disc using CD-MRW reduces its storage capacity by about 150 MB since CD-MRW itself requires exclusive disc space.
  • Page 49 Distributors and Head Offices / Vertriebs- und Hauptgeschäftsstelle Distributeurs et sièges sociaux / Distribuidores y Casas matrices If you have any questions, please contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer listed below. Contact Yamaha Corporation Japan from outside of the listed countries.