Pioneer DVR-A04; DVR-104 Operating Instructions Manual

Pioneer DVR-A04; DVR-104 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-A04 / DVR-104
DVD-R/RW and CD-R/RW Writer
DVD-ROM and CD-ROM Reader
ATAPI Tray-load Drive
Version 1.00
March 21, 2002
Pioneer Corporation
Pioneer Electronics (USA), Inc.
Business Solutions Division


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  • Page 1 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 21, 2002 Pioneer Corporation Pioneer Electronics (USA), Inc. Business Solutions Division...
  • 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 ..................... 4 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: Disc Precautions

    Non-standard disc shapes are unusable on this drive. These non-standard shapes include hearts, diamonds, polygons, etc. FEATURES The Pioneer DVR-A04/DVR-104 drive supports many current and upcoming formats. Specific Features • Write Speed: DVD-R – CLV 1X and 2X DVD-RW –...
  • Page 8: Precautions When Playing 8Cm (3.15") Discs

    DVR-A04/ DVR-104 Operating Instructions • High Accuracy Tilt Servo Mechanism • Supports CD text format • Disc Format Read/Write: – – DVD-ROM (single layer/dual layer) 120 & 80 mm CD-ROM XA Mode 2 (Form 1, Form 2) – – DVD-R General (also reads Authoring media) CD-ROM Mode 1 –...
  • Page 9: Back View And Ports

    DVR-A04/ DVR-104 Operating Instructions 4) Read/Write Indicator Disc / Status Indicator Activity During reading steady green During writing steady orange When an error occurs blinking orange * abnormal rise of blinks 1 time, pauses then repeats internal temperature * lens or disc is dirty blinks 2 times, pauses then repeats * other error blinks 3 times, pauses then repeats...
  • Page 10: Region Code Information

    DVR-A04/ DVR-104 Operating Instructions 9) Device Configuration Jumper Turn OFF the unit then set this jumper switch to select the drive use mode supporting the computer ( jumpered = ON; no jumper = OFF) Name Function Drive set to Master mode Drive set to Slave mode Drive set to Cable Select mode Reserved...
  • Page 11: Connections

    DVR-A04/ DVR-104 Operating Instructions Turn OFF the computer and disconnect the power cord. Remove the cover or front panel. Remove the blank drive-bay cover (5.25” slot shield) from the front panel. Attach the slide rails to the drive. s lide rails may be purchased from a computer retailer Insert the drive in to the open bay/slot.
  • Page 12: Specifications

    DVR-A04/ DVR-104 Operating Instructions SPECIFICATIONS General Functions Installation Position Horizontal or Vertical installations Disc Diameter 12 cm (4.72”) 8 cm (3.15”) * (not available when drive is mounted vertically) Transfer Rate Data Read DVD Maximum 8,100 kBytes/sec * (sustained) CD Maximum 3,600 kBytes/sec * (10.3 –...
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  • Page 14 DVR-A04/DVR-104 DVD-R/RW & CD-R/RW Writer Pioneer Electronic Corporation 4-1, Meguro 1-chome Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153 JAPAN Pioneer Electronics (USA), Inc. Business Solutions Division (BSC) 2265 East 220 Street Long Beach, California 90810 United States of America (310) 952-2000

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