Multi-Card Reader/Writer Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this document thoroughly, and retain it for future reference. MRW62E-S2 © 2008 Sony Corporation 4-152-816-22 (1)
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Overview The MRW62E-S2 (hereafter referred to as the “reader/writer”) has the following features: • Quick and simple data transfer – easily transfer images from camera to PC • Compatible with “Memory Stick,” “Memory Stick PRO,” “Memory Stick Duo,” CompactFlash, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card, SmartMedia, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card •...
• “Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo” • “Memory Stick Micro” (“M2”) “MagicGate” is the general name of a copyright protection technology developed by Sony. Recording or playback of MagicGate data that uses MagicGate technology is not supported. 4-bit parallel data transfer is supported. It, however, varies depending on each medium how long it takes to read/write data.
Parts and Functions Front Access Indicator This indicator is always lit. The indicator blinks when the reader/writer accesses data on a memory card. SmartMedia/xD-Picture Card Slot Insert either a SmartMedia memory card or xD-Picture Card here. CompactFlash/Microdrive Slot Insert either a CompactFlash or Microdrive memory card here.
Connecting the Reader/Writer to a Computer Simply connect the reader/writer to a computer using the supplied USB cable. Start the computer. Connect the smaller connector of the USB cable to the USB port on the rear of the reader/writer. Connect the larger connector of the USB cable to the USB port on the computer.
[Start] button – [Settings] – [Control Panel] – [System] – [Hardware] tab – [Device Manager] button – [Disk drives] – [Sony Card_R/ W -MS USB Device]. On the [Disk Properties] tab in the properties dialog box that appears, make sure the [Write Cache enabled] check box is not selected.
• If a memory card is inserted incorrectly, you may not be able to remove it. In the unlikely event that a memory card becomes stuck in the reader/ writer, consult your local Sony dealer. Insert one of the following cards in this slot: • MultiMediaCard •...
Reading and Writing Data on a Memory Card x For Windows The following explanation is illustrated with screens from Windows XP. The screens may differ for other versions of Windows. Open [My Computer]. Make sure the removable disk icons appear in [My Computer]. Drive letters for the removable disk icons are assigned in alphabetical order to the CompactFlash/Microdrive Slot,...
Removing a Memory Card Note Be sure to follow the steps described below. Sony accepts no responsibility for any damage or loss that results from removing a memory card without following the procedure described below. x For Windows Make sure the access indicator is not blinking.
Reading the Access Indicator The access indicator changes according to the status of the reader/writer, as follows: Reader/writer Access indicator status Connected to a Lights up computer Reading/writing data Blinks * Depending on your operating environment and the memory card you are using, the access indicator may blink so quickly it appears to be lit.
Doing so may cause damage to the data stored on the memory card. • Be sure to follow the steps described below. Sony accepts no responsibility for any damage or loss that results from disconnecting the reader/ writer without following the procedure described below.
User License Agreement.” Download the installer file from the web site. The installer file can be downloaded from the following URL http://support.sony-europe.com Close all programs that are still running. Double click the installer file. (For windows Vista, User Account Control window will appear, click on [Allow].)
About Memory Stick What is “Memory Stick”? “Memory Stick” is a compact-size IC recording medium with a large capacity. It has been designed not only for exchanging/ sharing digital data among “Memory Stick” compliant products, but also for serving as an insertable/removable external storage medium that can save data.
Usage Notes “Memory Stick” Media Notes on using “Memory Stick” media Terminal Write- Protected switch Label area • Do not remove “Memory Stick” while data is being read or written. • Data may be damaged if: – You remove “Memory Stick” or disconnect the USB cable while data is being read or written.
SmartMedia Cards Supported SmartMedia cards The reader/writer supports 3.3-volt and 3- volt SmartMedia cards, but not the older 5- volt type. Notch 3.3 V and 5 V type 3 V type Note Do not insert a 5-volt SmartMedia card into the reader/writer forcibly.
Troubleshooting Before consulting your Sony representative, verify the following. If the problem still persists, consult your local Sony dealer. Problem Solution c Your computer and the reader/writer may not be properly connected. The computer does not detect the reader/writer. c Your computer and the reader/writer may not be properly connected.
(3 3/8 × 5/8 × 2 inches) (excluding protrusions) Mass Approx. 55 g (1.9oz.) Except when using Microdrive Technical Support • For customers in Europe Refer to “Sony at your service” of the EUROPEAN GUARANTEE INFORMATION DOCUMENT or check on-line under ❑ http://www.sony-europe.com/...
LICENSE AGREEMENT.” END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT This is a legal agreement between you (hereafter referred to as the User) and Sony Corporation (hereafter referred to as Sony) pertaining to the right to use the software (hereafter referred to as the PROGRAM).