Operation status is indicated as follows:
During Power ON: Lights dimly
During reading/writing: Lights
During disc cover open: Lights
Press to open the disc cover.
Press the OPEN button to open the disc cover
then place a BD, DVD or CD disc onto the tray
with the label facing up. Close the disc cover
Do not manually force open the disc cover.
Use the Forced Open Lever to open the disc cover during POWER OFF.
USB 2.0 Mini-B Connector
AC Adapter Connector
Some computers may not provide enough power
through two USB ports to operate the drive. An
AC adapter (not included) can be connected to
the drive through the DC IN connector to provide
power. For more details, visit or contact
Do not connect any AC adapter other than
specified by Pioneer.
Forced Open Lever
Use to open the disc cover when the drive is not
powered. If the disc cover fails to open when the
Open button is pressed, turn the power to the
drive OFF and wait approximately one minute until
the disc stops spinning before trying to open the
disc cover. During normal operation, the Open
button should be used to open the disc cover.
About Region codes
• The region code can only be changed five
(5) times, including the initial setting.
Please be aware that the fifth change
becomes PERMANENT. Therefore, avoid
changing the region code unless absolutely
• Region codes are part of the DVD Standard.
However, region codes on DVD discs are
optional. DVD discs with no specified region
code can be played on all compliant players.