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Panasonic AJ-PCD35уо Operating Instructions Manual

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FJ1108AT4091 -FJ
Printed in Japan

Operating Instructions

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Memory Card Drive


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Memory Card Drive Model No. Model No. Model No. Before operating this product, please read the instructions carefully and save this manual for future use. ENGLISH FJ1108AT4091 -FJ Printed in Japan VQT1X46-4...
  • Page 2: Read This First

    To completely disconnect this equipment from the AC mains, disconnect the mains plug from the AC receptacle. indicates safety information. Notice (U.S.A. only): Disposal may be regulated in your community due to Environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling information, please visit Panasonic website: or call 1-888-769-0149.
  • Page 3: Fcc Notice

    Declaration of Conformity Model Number: AJ-PCD35P Trade Name: Panasonic Responsible Party: Panasonic Corporation of North America One Panasonic Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094 Support contact: 1-800-524-1448 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two...
  • Page 4: Caution For Ac Mains Lead

    Fuse If you lose the fuse cover the plug must not be used until a replacement cover is obtained. replacement fuse cover purchased from your local Panasonic Dealer. indicates safety information. EEE Yönetmeliğine Uygundur. EEE Complies with Directive of Turkey.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Read this first! ............2 Before use .
  • Page 6: Before Use

    Overview The AJ-PCD35 (hereinafter referred to as “P2 drive”) is a data transfer device that uses a PCI Express interface and is designed only for P2 cards. The P2 drive is capable of making high-speed transfers of clip data shot with a memory card camera recorder for P2 cards to a personal computer (Windows/Apple Macintosh).
  • Page 7: Supplied Accessories (Aj-Pcd35P/Aj-Pcd35E/Ej)

    Supplied Accessories (AJ-PCD35P/AJ-PCD35E/EJ) AC adapter PCI Express board Mounting screws (8) Power cable for AC adapter PCI Express cable Rubber feet (4) For AJ-PCD35P For AJ-PCD35E/EJ For AJ-PCD35E/EJ (U.K.) (continental Europe,etc) Power switch box (AJ-PCD35EJ only) CD-ROM Operating Environment Required for Installation To operate the P2 drive, the following environment is required on the host computer.
  • Page 8: Parts And Their Functions

    Parts and their Functions Front Panel Rear Panel DC IN 16V DC IN 12V The picture shows the rear panel with its cover removed. (1)Power Indicator (1)PCIe interface connector This indicator lights up in green when the P2 This connects a PCI Express cable. drive is running.
  • Page 9: Power Switch Box (Aj-Pcd35Ej Only)

    Parts and their Functions (continue) Power Switch Box (AJ-PCD35EJ only) During external use of the P2 drive, connect the power switch box between the drive and the AC adapter. When the power switch box is connected, you can use the switch to turn off the P2 drive instead of unplugging the power cord.
  • Page 10: Inserting A P2 Card

    Inserting a P2 Card When inserting a P2 card into the slot in the P2 drive, make sure you keep the card horizontal as you ease it in. Forcing the card in on an angle may cause a problem. Write-protection of P2 Card A P2 card has a write-protect switch.
  • Page 11: To Connect The P2 Drive To A Personal Computer For External Use

    Installation (continue) To Connect the P2 drive to a Personal Computer for External Use After switching the personal computer off, Connect the included PCI Express cable remove the power cable from the personal to the PCI Express connector of the P2 computer.
  • Page 12 Installation (continue) <Notes> Connect the AC adapter included with the In Windows XP or Windows Vista, some card P2 drive to the unit’s DC IN 16V socket. slots of the P2 drive may be assigned drive Start up the P2 drive. names that have already been assigned to Check that the green light on the unit’s existing networks.
  • Page 13: To Mount The P2 Drive In A Personal Computer 5-Type Bay

    Installation (continue) To Mount the P2 drive in a Personal Computer 5-type Bay After switching the personal computer off, If you are unable to pass the PCI remove the power cable from the personal Express cable through the slot on your computer.
  • Page 14 Installation (continue) Mount the P2 drive in a 5-type bay on the Connect the P2 drive to the internal power personal computer. Use the screws (page cable (4 pins) of the personal computer. 7) supplied with the P2 drive for mounting. Please refer to your computer’s instruction manual for guidance in mounting to 5-type bay drives.
  • Page 15: Pci Express Driver For Windows

    Manager”. When the window shown in Figure 10 of Procedure No. 9 (page 8 in the installation manual) is displayed, select “AJ-PCD35 (P2 drive) PCIe driver” and then click OK. The warning box may be displayed; in such a case, click “Continue Anyway”. The warning box may be displayed two or more times.
  • Page 16 PCI Express Driver for Windows (continue) Check the following items with Device Manager. “Panasonic AJ-PCD35” is displayed below “IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers”. “MATSHITA AJ-PCD35 #1 SCSI Disk Device” to “MATSHITA AJ-PCD35 #5 SCSI Disk Device” are displayed below “Disk drives”. PCI Express drivers...
  • Page 17: Pci Express Driver For Macintosh

    Reinsert the P2 card if the P2 card icon is not displayed. Double-click the Tiger folder. <Reference> Double-click the AJ-PCD35 folder. Occasionally, a message regarding “Device Removal” may be displayed when the P2 drive is Double-click “PCD35Driver.dmg” in the connected and the Macintosh is turned on.
  • Page 18: Specifications

    Main Memory 1 GB or more is recommended Interface PCI Express Rev1.1 (when using the included PCI Express board) [Card slots] PC card Type II a 5 (CardBus compliant) The latest driver information can be viewed at the following website.
  • Page 19 Information on Disposal for Users of Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (private households) This symbol on the products and/or accompanying documents means that used electrical and electronic products should not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling, please take these products to designated collection points, where they will be accepted on a free of charge basis.

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