Sony CDU711 User Manual
Sony CDU711 User Manual

Sony CDU711 User Manual

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User's Guide
©1997 by Sony Corporation
Printed in Japan
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  • Page 1 3-861-825-11(1) CDU711 CD-ROM Drive Unit CDU711 CD-ROM Drive Unit User’s Guide User’s Guide ©1997 by Sony Corporation Printed in Japan Get user manuals: See
  • Page 2 Owner’s Record The model and serial numbers are located on the top side of the drive. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your sales representative regarding this product. Model No. __________________ Serial No.
  • Page 3 The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located LASER KLASSE 1 on the top of the drive. PRODUKT Bei diesem CD-ROM-Laufwerk CDU711 handelt es sich um ein Laser-Produkt der Klasse 1. LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE Ein entsprechender Aufkleber mit der Beschriftung...
  • Page 4 Trademarks • MS-DOS is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. • IBM PC, PC/XT, and PC/AT are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation. • HP Vectra is a registered trademark of the Hewlett-Packard Company. • Molex is a registered trademark of Molex, Inc. •...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction Features ....................6 Software Requirement ................ 7 Example of System Setup ..............7 Location and Function of Parts and Controls Front Panel ..................8 Rear Panel ..................9 Precautions Installing the Drive in Your Computer Preparation ..................11 Setting the Jumpers ................
  • Page 6: Introduction

    • Equipped with audio line output and headphones jack for audio CD playback. Note: The CDU711 is not equipped with an ADPCM audio cir cuitr y 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;...
  • Page 7: Software Requirement

    Software Requirement To access data on CD-R OM discs, the appr opriate de vice driver and MSCDEX (supplied with the host adapter) must be installed in your computer when the OS is MS-DOS/Windo ws 3.1. See the man ual that comes with the host adapter for details. The application software you need for using the data on a CD-ROM disc depends on the type and f ormat of the tar...
  • Page 8: Location And Function Of Parts And Controls

    Location and Function of Parts and Controls Front Panel 1 Disc drawer Accepts a CD-ROM disc on its tray. 2 Headphones jack Accepts a stereo headphones set. Analog audio signals are output. 3 Volume control Controls the volume level of sound output from the headphones jack 2 .
  • Page 9: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel Pin 1 1 2 3 1 Unused 2 ANALOG AUDIO connector Outputs analog audio signals. 3 Configuration Jumpers See page 12 for details. 4 INTERFACE CONNECTOR (IDE bus) Connect to IDE host adapter using a connecting cable. 5 DC INPUT (power-in) connector Connect to the power supply of the host computer.
  • Page 10: Precautions

    Precautions Installation • Avoid placing the drive in a location subject to: – high humidity – high temperature – excessive dust – mechanical vibration – direct sunlight • Do not force the power cable. It is keyed to protect the drive. Operation •...
  • Page 11: Installing The Drive In Your Computer

    This section provides an example of instruction for installing the CD-ROM drive unit into your personal computer using the IDE Host Adaptor (A TA-Compliant). To connect the CDU711 directl y to the PC’ s IDE por t, consult y our PC manufacturer for instruction.
  • Page 12: Setting The Jumpers

    IDE Card, set the Hard Disk Drive as MASTER and the CDU711 as SLAVE. • If the CDU711 is the only device connected to the IDE Card, set the CDU711 as MASTER. However, it should be noted that some per...
  • Page 13: Opening The Computer

    Opening the Computer If your computer has its rear side covered by a plastic panel attached with plastic hook pad, pull it off. Remove the plastic panel. Computer Rear plastic panel Remove the cover mounting screws. Cover mounting screw Remove the screws. Remove the cover of the computer.
  • Page 14: Preparing A Space For The Drive

    Preparing a Space for the Drive Remove the screws and brackets securing the floppy disk drive and the lower drive bay blanking plate. Floppy disk drive Lower dirve bay blanking plate Remove the screws and brackets. Disconnect the floppy disk drive. Floppy disk drive Remove the floppy disk drive and the blanking plate.
  • Page 15: Mounting The Drive

    Mounting the Drive If mounting rails are necessar y, attac h them to the drive in the same way as your floppy disk drive and slide the drive into the lower drive ba y. If mounting rails are not required in y our system, scre w the drive in place.
  • Page 16: Connecting The Drive

    Connecting the Drive Connect the drive to the computer with the f ollo wing connector • DC INPUT connector • AUDIO OUT connector (if you plan to connect audio equipment) • INTERFACE CONNECTOR. INTERFACE CONNECTOR DC INPUT connector AUDIO OUT connector DC INPUT connector The pin assignment is as follows.
  • Page 17 AUDIO OUT connector The pin assignment is as f ollo ws: Audio Signal R signal ground ground L signal INTERFACE CONNECTOR Firmly insert one end of the interface cable into the INTER- FACE CONNECTOR. Pin 1 INTERFACE CONNECTOR INTERFACE cable Attach the other end of the cable to the host adapter.
  • Page 18: Mounting The Host Adapter

    Mounting the Host Adapter Install the host adapter in one of the available system expansion slots of y our computer . Ref er to the operating instructions inc luded with the host adapter for complete instructions on installation and settings. Install the host adapter in one of the expansion slots.
  • Page 19: Reassembling The Computer

    Reassembling the Computer Reinstall the floppy disk drive in the top drive bay. Reinstall the floppy disk drive. Reconnect the interface cables to the floppy disk drive. Fasten the screws and front brackets as they were before. Tuck the cables behind the drives so that they do not protrude above the power supply module.
  • Page 20: Installing The Software Driver

    • Device driver for MS-DOS/Windows 3.1 Note: Both Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions (MSCDEX) or equivalent and Son y’s De vice Driver are required to run the CDU711 under the MS-DOS and Windo ws 3.1 en vironment. Therefore, prior to loading the installation diskette, make sure that the MSCDEX is in the DOS directory of your hard disk drive (C:\DOS).
  • Page 21: Operating The Drive

    Operating the Drive This section describes how to start the drive and eject a disc. Starting the Drive Turn on the power of your computer. Press the eject button. The drawer comes out automatically. Press the eject button. Place a disc in the drawer with its label side up. Place a disc with its label side up.
  • Page 22 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 24 for details. Disc locks Gently push the drawer or press the eject button to close the drawer.
  • Page 23: Ejecting The Disc

    Ejecting the Disc To eject the disc, press the eject b utton on the fr ont panel. The dra wer comes out automaticall Press the eject button. Note: The eject button does not work if it is disabled by: – the software you are using Opening the drawer manually in an emergency Y ou can open the dra wer man uall y when it fails to come out b...
  • Page 24: How To Use The Disc Locks

    How to Use the Disc Locks The disc tray has four disc locks that prevent the disc from falling when the drive is set up in vertical position. Disc locks Note: When the drive is used in horizontal position, you do not need to lock the disc.
  • Page 25 When the drive’s right side is down To facilitate disc handling, set the disc loc ks B, C and D into the loc ked position, and lea ve the disc loc k A in the unloc ked position. Top side Right side When the drive’s left side is down To facilitate disc handling,...
  • Page 26: Specifications

    Specifications General Host interface ATA-PI compliant Disc Acceptable discs CD-Digital A udio discs CD-ROM mode-1 data discs CD-ROM mode-2 form1/form2 data discs CD-ROM XA discs (readable) Audio-combined CD-ROM discs CD-I discs (readable) CD-I Ready discs (readable) CD Bridge discs Photo CD discs (single and multi session) CD EXTRA discs Video CD discs, CD TEXT discs...
  • Page 27 Environmental conditions Operating 5 °C to 50 °C (41 °F to 122 °F) Temperature °C) Humidity 10 % to 90 % (Max wet bulb 29 Atmosphere Non-condensing Non-operating/Storage –30 °C to 50 °C (–22 °F to 122 °F) Temperature Humidity 10 % to 90 % Atmosphere Non-condensing...
  • Page 28 Dimension diagram Important: The o verhang of the scre ws should not e xceed 6.0 mm fr om the surface of the side panels or the bottom plate. 42.3 47.5 79.25 Unit mm(inch) Specifications Get user manuals: See

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