DVR-A05 O F T W A R E N S T A L L A T I O N U I D E ABLE OF ONTENTS ......................3 ENERAL NFORMATION ....................... 5 ...................... 6 INNACLE NSTANT RITE CD C 5.3 B ..................
With read and write support for DVD-R, DVD-RW, CD-R and CD-RW media formats, the Pioneer drive continues to be one of the most versatile drives on the market today for storage, backup, distribution and playback of digital data and the most popular audio and video formats in electronic entertainment.
DVR-A05 Software Installation Guide 1. G ENERAL NFORMATION ONTENTS The following items are included in the Pioneer DVR-A05 retail box. One Pioneer DVR-A05 DVD-R/RW drive One DVD-R blank recordable disc DVR-A05 Operating Instructions One DVD-RW blank recordable disc Product Warranty Statement...
After successfully installing the DVR-A05 drive in your computer, insert the software installation disc in the DVR-A05 drive tray or in another CD/DVD drive installed in your computer. After a few seconds, the application automatically launches a menu of options, (Figure 1.1).
PDATES PGRADES The DVR-A05 includes the top of the line ShowBiz application. However, future program updates or application upgrades will be readily available on-line. With your system connected to the Internet, launch the ArcSoft ShowBiz program. Click on the Internet button and select...
RITE NTRODUCTION Pinnacle InstantWrite enables you to use your Pioneer DVR-A05 DVD-R/RW drive just like a hard disk or floppy disk. You can drag and drop files, create new directories right on your media and even save files from your applications (e.g. word processing, drawing, etc.) directly to your drive.
PDATES PGRADES The DVR-A05 includes the current version of Pinnacle InstantWrite. However, you might want to check Pinnacle’s website for future updates and upgrades. To see these other programs, go to the Pinnacle website listed in Chapter One of this manual.
DVR-A05 Software Installation Guide 4. R CD C 5.3 B OXIO REATOR ASIC NTRODUCTION ® With Roxio’s Easy CD Creator 5.3 Basic, you can share music, photographs and data. Easy CD Creator is a pre-mastering application for audio, data, mixed mode, enhanced, and bootable CDs.
PDATES PGRADES The DVR-A05 includes Easy CD Creator 5 Basic. However, there is a feature-rich upgrade available from Roxio, Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum. With your system connected to the Internet, open the Easy CD Creator 5.3 Basic program. Click on the Upgrade button to read about the advanced features available on Easy CD Creator 5 Platinum.
DVR-A05 Software Installation Guide 5. S DVD V ONIC ERSION WITH LAYER NTRODUCTION Sonic MyDVD combines two simple yet powerful video applications to provide users with advanced digital video editing and DVD authoring capabilities. From wedding videos to family vacations, MyDVD and ArcSoft’s ShowBiz let you capture analog or digital video clips, add titles, transition scenes, include background music and special effects resulting in truly professional looking DVD titles complete with buttons, menus and backgrounds.
PDATES PGRADES The DVR-A05 includes the top of the line MyDVD application. However, future program updates or application upgrades will be readily available on-line. With your system connected to the Internet, launch the MyDVD program. Click on Help from the menu bar and select Upgrade...
DVR-A05 Software Installation Guide 5.2. A NSTALLATION 1) Click on Next to install ArcSoft ShowBiz. 2) Review the License Agreement and select Yes if you agree to the terms. 3) Choose a destination location for the program. Default location: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\ShowBiz...
ROGRAM PDATES PGRADES The DVR-A05 includes the current version of Sonic CinePlayer. However, future program updates or application upgrades will be readily available on-line. To check for upgrades, go to the Sonic website listed in Chapter One of this manual.
EDIA NTRODUCTION Pioneer DVD recordable media is ideal for storing video, audio and data file formats for digital entertainment applications and data storage. Designed to offer the widest possible playback compatibility, recorded discs can be accessed or played back in most of the DVD-Video players and DVD-ROM drives on the market today.
DVR-A05 Software Installation Guide 7. S UPPORT OFTWARE ECHNICAL UPPORT For instructions on how to use the included applications, please refer to the program’s electronic user manual or the HELP menu option within the application. For updates and usage tips, check regularly with the on-line resources for each bundled program.
DVR-A05 Software Installation Guide ARDWARE ECHNICAL UPPORT For technical assistance relating to the physical DVR-A05 drive, please refer to the operating instructions and the product warranty document included with the drive. Additional information is also available on Pioneer’s website: http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/ From the Pioneer home page, select Service and Support.