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    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.

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    Laser Product Class: Class 1 Laser Diode Properties Wavelength: 779 789 nm – Pulse Durations and Max. Output at the Objective Lens of the Laser Pickup Unit DC Erase Mode: Max. 20 mW (Continuous), Write Mode: Max.62 mW (Max. Cycle 111 ns, Min. Cycle 30 ns at Max. Speed) Laserprodukt-Klasse: Klasse 1 Eigenschaften der Laserdiode Wellenlänge: 779...

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    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 devices are electrically grounded to avoid the risk of electrical shock.

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    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.

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    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

    Table of Contents Features of the CRW-F1SX Drive... 1 Names and Functions of Parts ... 2 Front Panel...2 Rear Panel...3 Precautions on Use... 4 Handling Discs ...4 Copyright ...4 Disclaimer of Indemnity...4 Compatible Discs...5 System Requirements ...8 Preparing the CRW-F1SX Drive ...11 Serial Number...11 1 Set up the CRW-F1SX Drive ...12 2 Connect the CRW-F1SX Drive ...15...

  • Page 10: Features Of The Crw-f1sx Drive

    Features of the CRW-F1SX Drive Advanced Audio Master Quality Recording (High quality audio writing mode) Audio Master Quality Recording enables you to create high quality audio CDs that can be played back beautifully on any compatible device including car stereos. In addition, the data quality of your CDs can be preserved for a long time.

  • Page 11: Names And Functions Of Parts

    Names and Functions of Parts Front Panel Disc tray Holds the disc. It is opened or closed by pressing the eject button. (P. 24) Power LED Lights when the drive is turned on. Manual eject hole Forcibly opens the disc tray when the tray cannot be opened by pressing the eject button.

  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    Names and Functions of Parts Rear Panel LINE OUT jacks (L/R) Connect a device such as external speakers or a sound card. Dip switch Sets the SCSI ID number and the terminator. (P. 12, 14) Power switch (STANDBY/ON) Turns the power on/off. (P. 15, 18) DC-IN connector Connects the included AC adapter.

  • Page 13: 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 14: Compatible Discs

    Precautions on Use Compatible Discs For the latest information about compatible discs, refer to the following website. YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive website URL: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/ Disc shape Circular disc 12 cm, 8 cm Card-type disc Discs confirmed by Yamaha Note Do not use any irregular shaped discs such as heart-shaped or star-shaped discs to avoid the risk of malfunction.

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    A CD-R/RW drive without the logo may not recognize a High Speed CD-RW disc, resulting in computer malfunction. Refer to the Yamaha website to check the disc compatibility prior to using a YAMAHA CD-R/RW drive without the logo for a High Speed CD-RW disc.

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    A CD-R/RW drive without the logo may not recognize a High/Ultra Speed CD-RW disc, resulting in computer malfunction. Refer to the Yamaha website to check the disc compatibility prior to using a YAMAHA CD-R/RW drive without the logo for a High/Ultra Speed CD-RW disc.

  • Page 17: System Requirements

    System Requirements The CRW-F1SX drive is designed to operate in the following computer environment. If your computer does not meet these requirements, the CRW-F1SX drive may not operate or write at the maximum speed. For Windows Computer (PC/AT compatible) • CPU: Pentium II-class or higher, 300 MHz or faster •...

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    Manufacture Adaptec For the latest information about SCSI cards supporting the CRW-F1SX drive, refer to the following websites. YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive website URL: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/ Operating system Windows 95 (OSR2 or later), Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional,...

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    An optional SCSI card is required to connect the CRW-F1SX drive for the computer without a SCSI connector. For the latest information about SCSI cards supporting the CRW-F1SX drive, refer to the following websites. YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive website URL: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/ Operating system Mac OS 9.1, 9.2 and Mac OS X (min. v10.1.2) CD writing software The CRW-F1SX drive requires CD writing software to write onto a CD-R/RW disc.

  • Page 20: Preparing The Crw-f1sx Drive

    Preparing the CRW-F1SX Drive Serial Number The serial number, printed on the label on the bottom of your CRW-F1SX drive, is required when you have a question about the drive or need user support services. 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 21: Set Up The Crw-f1sx Drive

    1 Set up the CRW-F1SX Drive Prior to connecting the CRW-F1SX drive to the computer, set up the following using the dip switch of the drive. SCSI ID Number Termination Dip switch SCSI ID Number Each of the SCSI devices connected to the computer needs to be identified by its own SCSI ID number from “0”...

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    Preparing the CRW-F1SX Drive SCSI ID 0 SCSI ID 4 SCSI ID (ID SELECT: 1) 1 (default) The SCSI ID number “7” is normally reserved for the SCSI card. Note • In the case that other SCSI device has been already connected to the computer, be sure that the CRW-F1SX drive’s SCSI ID number is different from others.

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    Termination A terminator prevents the reflection of SCSI signals at the ends of a SCSI chain. The terminators of the devices at the end of the SCSI chain are required to be set to ON. If the CRW-F1SX drive is not at the end of the SCSI chain, the TERMINATOR (SW 4) of the dip switch is required to be set to OFF.

  • Page 24: Connect The Crw-f1sx Drive

    Preparing the CRW-F1SX Drive 2 Connect the CRW-F1SX Drive Note Place the CRW-F1SX drive horizontally. Turn off the computer and all peripheral SCSI devices. Check that the power switch on the rear panel of the CRW- F1SX drive is turned off (STANDBY). Connect the SCSI cable to the SCSI connector of the CRW- F1SX drive.

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    SCSI cable • The connector of SCSI cables or SCSI interface cards varies. A SCSI cable with proper connectors for both the CRW-F1SX drive and the SCSI interface card is required. SCSI connector of the CRW-F1SX drive is D-sub half-pitch 50-pin pin-type. D-sub half-pitch 50-pin pin-type (for the CRW-F1SX drive) Half-pitch 50-pin Centronics •...

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    Preparing the CRW-F1SX Drive Connect the included AC adapter to the DC-IN connector of the CRW-F1SX drive. Connect the included power cable to the AC adapter ( ). Connect the other end of the power cable to the wall socket ( ).

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    Note • Use the included AC adapter only. Do not use other adapters. • The AC adapter may get warm during use under normal conditions. • The AC adapter consumes 1 W of power while connected to the wall socket even if the power switch of the CRW-F1SX drive is turned off.

  • Page 28: Check Recognition Of The Crw-f1sx Drive

    Classic View on the left side of the window. Check that the following icons are shown. “YAMAHA CRW-F1S SCSI CdRom Device” in the “DVD/CD-ROM drives” item (Fig. 1) SCSI card name in the “SCSI and RAID controllers” item. (Fig. 2)

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    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 CRW-F1S SCSI CdRom Device” in the “DVD/CD-ROM drives” item SCSI card name in the “SCSI and RAID controllers” item. mark.

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    SCSI card name in the “SCSI controllers” item. Change the Sync data transfer setting. For Windows 95/98/98 Second Edition/Me In the Device Manager dialog box (P. 21), select YAMAHA CRW-F1S Properties and then Settings tab. (This screen is an example on...

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    Check “Sync data transfer.” With the sync data transfer setting, the data transfer speed between the CRW-F1SX and the computer is faster than asynchronous transfer speed. Note • For details, refer to the instruction for the SCSI card. • For Windows XP/2000 Professional, “Sync data transfer” will be automatically selected if the SCSI card supports this feature.

  • Page 32: Install Cd Writing Software

    Preparing the CRW-F1SX Drive Note The extension files that support the CRW-F1SX drive are required to mount and read the disc even if the drive is recognized by Apple System Profiler. The extension files come with the CD writing software. For details, refer to the instruction for the CD writing software.

  • Page 33: Loading/ejecting A Disc

    Loading/Ejecting a Disc Prior to the operation, check that the CRW-F1SX 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. Close the disc tray by pressing the eject button or by gently pushing the disc tray into the drive.

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    Loading/Ejecting a Disc Manually Ejecting a Disc If the disc tray fails to open for some reason, such as a power failure, follow the steps below to remove the disc from the drive. Note Frequent use of this operation may cause malfunction of the drive. Prepare a thin pin-like object, such as a straightened paper clip.

  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Refer to the YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive website for the latest support information, including the troubleshooting guide. YAMAHA CD-R/RW Drive website URL: http://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/computer/ Europe URL: http://www.yamaha-it.de/ The CRW-F1SX drive is not turned on when the power switch is ON. (The power LED does not light.)

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    OFF. (P. 14) If the CRW-F1SX drive is still not recognized, contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual). The disc tray does not open when you press the eject button.

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    Does the drive accept other discs (audio CD, CD-ROM, blank CD-R disc, etc.)? If a specific disc is ejected, the disc itself may be damaged or deformed. If all discs are ejected, contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual).

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    If the status LED does not light (stating that the drive cannot recognize the disc) no matter what type of disc is inserted, contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual). The playback of an audio CD (CD-DA) is inaudible.

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    For Windows XP In the Device Manager dialog box (P. 19), select YAMAHA CRW-F1S Properties and then Properties tab. Uncheck “Enable digital CD audio for this CD-ROM device” in the “Digital CD Playback”...

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    If the drive does not accept any compatible discs (and the status LED does not light), contact the store of purchase or your nearest Yamaha dealer (listed at the back of this manual). The error message “Buffer Underrun” is displayed.

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    For Windows XP Windows XP includes the CD writing function as a standard feature. Disable the function when the other software that supports the CRW-F1SX drive is used. Select My Computer, YAMAHA CRW-F1SX drive icon (Right-click), and Properties. Note Generally, “CD-RW Drive” is displayed at the side of the icon. The display may vary depending on the computer environment.

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    Troubleshooting In the CD-RW Drive Properties dialog box, select the Recording tab, and uncheck “Enable CD recording on this drive.” Is there any problem with other SCSI devices? When multiple SCSI devices are connected to the computer, some reason such as device drivers or data transfer speed problems may cause improper operation.

  • Page 43: Firmware

    Check the firmware version with the CD writing software. For Windows 95/98/98 Second Edition/Me In the Device Manager dialog box (P. 21), select YAMAHA CRW-F1S to display the YAMAHA CRW-F1S Properties dialog box, and then select the Settings tab. SCSI ID...

  • Page 44: Crw-f1sx Drive Specifications

    CRW-F1SX 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 CD-MRW includes multisession proper disc required proper application software required proper application software may be required depending on the format Writing Methods Writing/Reading Speed...

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    Data Transfer Rate (Mode 1) Burst Transfer Rate Interface Data Buffer Size Average Access Time Sector Size Installing Style Disc Loading Type Audio Out Power Consumption Operating Environment Dimension (includes projection) Weight 150KB/s (1X) to 6,600KB/s (44X) 20MB/s (max, synchronous) 5MB/s (max, asynchronous) SCSI-3 (Ultra SCSI) 8MB (3,176 sectors)

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    CRW-F1SX Drive Specifications AC adapter (LSE0107A1236) Rated Input Voltage Rated Input Current Rated Output Voltage Rated Output Current Terminal Output Polarity Operating Environment Dimensions (includes projection) Weight (excludes the power cable) AC 100 to 240 V 1.0 A or less DC 12 V 3.0 A DC 12 V...

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    Safety/EMC Compliance The CRW-F1SX drive conforms to the following specifications. Country/ Region Category Safety Canada Safety Safety Australia New Zealand Japan Safety Note that the specifications of the CRW-F1SX drive are subject to change without notice due to improvements. Compliance Specifications Item Standard Electricity UL60950...

  • Page 48: Technical Notes

    Technical Notes Buffer Underrun Protection Function CD-R/RW drives are equipped with a buffer memory, which temporarily stores data that is being transferred. When the buffer memory becomes empty due to a delay of data transfer for any reason, a writing error happens. Such condition is defined as buffer underrun, and such an error is defined as a buffer underrun error.

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    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.

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    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 150MB since CD-MRW itself requires exclusive disc space.

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    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.

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