This unit can be powered by AC adaptor.
Connect the supplied AC adaptor and a
power cord (not supplied) to the DC power
inlet connector (page 16) on the rear panel
of the unit.
It is not possible to power this unit through
a USB cable.
3-3 Power Preparations / 3-4 Handling Discs
3-4-1 Discs Used for
Reading and Writing
This unit uses the following professional
discs for reading and writing:
• PFD23 (capacity 23.3 GB)
• PFD23A (capacity 23.3 GB)
• PFD50DLA (capacity 50.0 GB)
This unit cannot read or write the following
• Blu-ray Disc
• Professional Disc for Data
3-4-2 Notes on Handling
The Professional Disc is housed in a
cartridge, and is designed to allow handling
free of risk from dust or fingerprints.
However, if the cartridge is subjected to a
severe shock, for example by dropping it,
this can result in damage or scratching of
the disc. If the disc is scratched, it may be
impossible to record video/audio, or to play
back the content recorded on the disc. The
discs should be handled and stored
• Do not touch the surface of the disc itself
within the cartridge.
• Deliberately opening the shutter may
• Do not disassemble the cartridge.
• The supplied adhesive labels are
recommended for indexing discs. Apply
the label in the correct position.