Pioneer DVR-A03 Operating Instructions Manual

Pioneer DVR-A03 Operating Instructions Manual

Dvd-r/rw and cd-r/rw writer, dvd-rom and cd-rom reader atapi tray-load drive
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DVR-A03 / DVR-103
DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW Writer
DVD-ROM and CD-ROM Reader
ATAPI Tray-load Drive
Version 1.00
March 7, 2001
Pioneer Corporation
Pioneer New Media Technologies, Inc.


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  • Page 1 DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW Writer DVD-ROM and CD-ROM Reader ATAPI Tray-load Drive P E R A T I N G N S T R U C T I O N S Version 1.00 March 7, 2001 Pioneer Corporation Pioneer New Media Technologies, Inc.
  • Page 2 Pioneer can not be and is not responsible, in whole or in part, for any damage or loss to your data and/or equipment that results from your use of this document or from any information contained herein including, but not limited to, any errors, omissions or typos that may have resulted in an incorrect operation or installation.
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents General Information ......................2 Safety Instructions ......................3 Drive Precautions ....................3 Disc Precautions ..................... 3 Features ........................... 4 Specific Features..................... 4 Precautions When Playing 8cm (3.15”) Discs............5 Interface ........................... 5 Front View and Vertical installation................5 Back View and Ports ....................
  • Page 5: General Information

    Contact your dealer or distributor for after-sales and warranty service. Please provide any necessary warranty documents or other pertinent information with the return shipment. If the documents are unavailable, please contact the Pioneer regional service headquarters listed below. Please contact Pioneer Service 800 / 872–4159 for additional information.
  • Page 6: Safety Instructions

    Power Sources – Operate this drive only from the recommended power sources. If you are unsure of the power source, consult an authorized Pioneer representative. Overloading – Avoid connecting too many devices to a single wall socket or power source as this can cause fires or short circuits.
  • Page 7: Features

    Non-standard disc shapes are unusable on this drive. These non-standard shapes include hearts, diamonds, polygons, etc. FEATURES The Pioneer DVR-A03/DVR-103 drive supports many current and upcoming formats. Specific Features Write Speed: DVD-R – CLV 1X and 2X DVD-RW – CLV 1X CD-R –...
  • Page 8: Precautions When Playing 8Cm (3.15") Discs

    CD-RW Note: High-speed CD-RW writing is not supported. Precautions When Playing 8cm (3.15”) Discs Although the DVR-A03/103 drive provides a built-in ring to play an 8cm (3.15”) disc, it is recommended to read/write to 12cm discs. INTERFACE Before connecting the drive, confirm that the drive bay allows horizontal installations.
  • Page 9: Back View And Ports

    DVR-A03/ DVR-103 Operating Instructions 5) DISC Indicator Disc / Status Indicator Activity Tray is Open / Closed blinking green Read Only disc steady green Recordable disc steady orange Unsupported disc blinking orange 6) Read/Write Indicator Disc / Status Indicator Activity...
  • Page 10: Region Code Information

    DVR-A03/ DVR-103 Operating Instructions 9) Audio Output connector for analog audio output, uses a Modex 70553 connector Select the appropriate cable from the following chart: Name Function Left channel audio output Ground Ground Right channel audio output 10) Device Configuration Jumper turn OFF the unit then set this jumper switch to select the drive use mode supporting the computer ( jumpered = ON;...
  • Page 11: Installation

    DVR-A03/ DVR-103 Operating Instructions INSTALLATION The following information provides step-by-step instructions to install the drive. Positioning the Drive Install this unit horizontally ONLY. Review all instructions prior to installing the drive. Turn OFF the computer and remove the cover or front panel.
  • Page 12: Specifications

    DVR-A03/ DVR-103 Operating Instructions SPECIFICATIONS General Functions Installation Position Horizontal installations only Disc Diameter 12 cm (4.72”) 8 cm (3.15”) * Transfer Rate Data Read DVD-ROM Maximum 5400 kBytes/sec * (sustained) DVD-R/RW Maximum 2700 kBytes/sec * CD-R/RW Maximum 2400 kBytes/sec * Maximum 3,600 kBytes/sec * (10.3 –...
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  • Page 14 DVR-A03/DVR-103 DVD-R/RW Drive Pioneer Electronic Corporation 4-1, Meguro 1-chome Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153 JAPAN Pioneer New Media Technologies, Inc. 2265 East 220 Street Long Beach, California 90810 United States of America (310) 952-2111

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