Sony CDU311 User Manual

Cd-rom drive unit


CD-ROM Drive Unit
User's Guide
Mode d'emploi
©1996 by Sony Corporation
OEM Rev. 1.0
CD-ROM Drive Unit
User's Guide


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Summary of Contents for Sony CDU311

  • Page 1 CDU311 CD-ROM Drive Unit CDU311 CD-ROM Drive Unit User’s Guide Mode d’emploi Bedienungsanleitung ©1996 by Sony Corporation User’s Guide OEM Rev. 1.0...
  • Page 2 When you use this unit as a CD player, use compact discs located on the top of the drive. with the following mark. LASER KLASSE 1 Bei diesem CD-ROM-Laufwerk CDU311 PRODUKT handelt es sich um ein Laser-Produkt der Klasse 1. Ein entsprechender Aufkleber mit...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Note: How to Use the Disc Locks..............25 The CDU311 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; it has to be Specifications provided by the system.
  • Page 4: Software Requirement

    Location and Function of Parts and Controls Software Requirement Front Panel To access data on CD-ROM discs, the appropriate device driver and MSCDEX or its equivalent must be installed in your computer. The application software you need for using the data on a CD-ROM disc depends on the type and format of the target data.
  • Page 5: Rear Panel

    Precautions Installation Rear Panel Pin 1 Avoid placing the drive in a location subject to: – high humidity – high temperature – excessive dust – mechanical vibration – direct sunlight The drive can be used in either a horizontal or vertical position. Do not force the power cable.
  • Page 6: Installing The Drive In Your Computer

    Card, set the Hard Disk Drive as MASTER and the CDU311 as SLAVE. If the CDU311 is the only device connected to the IDE Card, set the CDU311 as MASTER. However, it should be noted that some personal computers may use CSEL in lieu of the foresaid MASTER/SLAVE selection.
  • Page 7: Opening The Computer

    Opening the Computer Preparing a Space for the Drive If your computer has its rear side covered by a plastic panel attached Remove the screws and brackets securing the floppy disk drive and the with plastic hook pad, pull it off. lower drive bay blanking plate.
  • Page 8: Mounting The Drive

    Mounting the Drive Connecting the Drive If mounting rails are necessary, attach them to the drive in the same way as Connect the drive to the computer with the following connectors: your floppy disk drive and slide the drive into the lower drive bay. DC INPUT connector If mounting rails are not required in your system, screw the drive in place.
  • Page 9: Reassembling The Computer

    F. GND tab Reassembling the Computer Connect the F. GND tab to one of the host computer’s ground cables unless the drive’s frame is in direct contact with the computer’s chassis Reinstall the floppy disk drive in the top drive bay. (a situation not likely under normal circumstances).
  • Page 10: Software Installation

    Note: to the relevant note. Both Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions (MSCDEX) or equivalent and Sony’s Device Driver are required to run the CDU311 under the MS-DOS and After Hardware installation (make sure Master or Slave setting is correct) Windows 3.1 environment.
  • Page 11 Note c) Save this modification by selecting File, Save, and Exit from the editor. Insert the disk labeled “MS-DOS Device Driver & Utilities” into the Now restart your computer, run Windows 95, and choose restart computer floppy drive. Click on the Start button on the pop up menu and select the in MS-DOS mode.
  • Page 12: Operating The Drive

    Operating the Drive This section describes how to start the drive and eject a disc. 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 22 for Starting the Drive details.
  • Page 13: Ejecting The Disc

    Ejecting the Disc How to Use the Disc Locks To eject the disc, press the eject button on the front panel. The drawer The disc tray has four disc locks that prevent the disc from falling when comes out automatically. the drive is set up in vertical position.
  • Page 14: Specifications

    Specifications General When the drive’s right side is down To facilitate disc handling, set the disc locks B, C and D into the locked Host interface ATAPI compliant position, and leave the disc lock A in the unlocked position. Disc Acceptable discs CD-Digital Audio discs CD-ROM mode-1 data discs...
  • Page 15 Environmental conditions Dimension diagram Operating Important: Temperature 5° C to 50° C (41° F to 122° F) The overhang of the screws should not exceed 6.0 mm from the surface of Humidity 10 % to 90 % (Max wet bulb 29° C) the side panels or the bottom plate.

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