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Sony DRX-S77U Operating Instructions Manual

Dvd/cd rewritable drive.
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Rewritable Drive
Operating Instructions
© 2009 Sony Corporation


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  • Page 1 DVD/CD Rewritable Drive Operating Instructions DRX-S77U © 2009 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Miscellaneous Package Contents ......4 Precautions for Use .......16 Features ........... 4 Support Overview ......17 System Requirements ..... 4 User Support Web Site ....17 Update the Drive Firmware ..17 Part Names and Functions ....5 Product and Support Information .........17 Setup Specifications ........18...
  • Page 3 • Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. • Microsoft, Windows, and Windows Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. • Macintosh and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. • Other system and product names used herein are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective manufacturers, although the ™...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Package Contents System Requirements Please verify that the package contains the following when unpacking. The drive should be used with a system that If any of these items appear to be missing meets the following requirements and/or damaged, please contact your dealer. For Windows •...
  • Page 5: Part Names And Functions

    Part Names and Functions A Disc tray F DC IN Jack Insert discs here, label side up. Connect the supplied AC power adapter. Hint Note When you insert a disc, use your fingers to Be sure to use the supplied AC power adapter. press around the center of the disc until it is G USB Connector firmly seated in the drive.
  • Page 6: Setup

    Setup Connecting with the PC Installation Start your computer. Connect the necessary cables. • Place the drive horizontally on a stable surface. • Connect the USB cable to the drive’s USB connector. • Connect the supplied AC power cord to the supplied AC power adapter. Then connect the AC power adapter to the drive’s DC IN jack, and connect the power cord to the power outlet.
  • Page 7: Disconnection

    Disconnection [Windows PC] When your computer detects the drive successfully, depending on your OS) appears on the Windows task bar. When you want to disconnect the drive, you must first stop it using this icon. Click ) on the task bar, and click the drive to be disconnected on the shortcut menu.
  • Page 8: Operation

    Operation Using the Drive Use the supplied software to read and write to CDs and DVDs. Refer to the documentation of each software for details about their operation. Supplied Software (For Windows only) The supplied software disc contains the following software. Nero StartSmart Essentials Nero StartSmart serves as the command center to quickly start all the software of the Nero suite.
  • Page 9: Using Generic Software With The Drive

    Using software other than the supplied software (such as generic software, shareware, or freeware) to write data to disc with this drive is not under warranty and Sony offers no customer service if problems arise from using such software. Make sure that the supplied writing software and generic writing software do not coexist on your computer.
  • Page 10: Compatible Discs

    Compatible Discs The following discs are compatible with the drive. Disc types Logo Read Write DVD+R DVD+R DL (Double layer) DVD+RW DVD+RW (High Speed) DVD-R DVD-R DL (Dual Layer) DVD-RW 2) 3) DVD-RAM DVD-ROM — DVD-Video — This drive is compatible with the DVD-RW disc displaying “ ”...
  • Page 11 Disc types Logo Read Write CD-R CD-RW CD-RW (High Speed) CD-RW (Ultra Speed) CD-ROM — CD-DA (audio only) — CD Extra — Video CD — CD TEXT — Photo CD — Operation is not guaranteed when writing to or playing back 99 minute discs. Disc diameters Read Write...
  • Page 12: Recommended Writable Discs

    Recommended Writable Discs We recommend that you only use discs for which operation has been guaranteed. You can obtain the latest list of writable discs for which operation with this drive has been guaranteed at the user support Web site address (see page 17 for details).
  • Page 13: Writable Discs And Compatibility

    Writable Discs and Compatibility CD-R discs Data can be written on this type of disc only once, and once it has been written, it cannot be erased. Music CDs created on this media can be played on standard CD players. CD-RW discs Data can be written on and erased from this type of disc repeatedly.
  • Page 14: Precautions On Writing/playing Discs

    Precautions on Writing/Playing Discs Write speed and compatible discs • When writing data to disc at high speeds, you must use the appropriate type of disc. • Configure the writing speed through your writing software. For details about the setting procedures, refer to your writing software documentation. •...
  • Page 15 Copy controlled CDs This product is designed to play back discs conforming to the compact disc (CD) standard. Audio CDs encoded with copyright protection technology are now marketed by various record companies. Be aware that some of these discs do not conform to the CD standard and you may not be able to play them back with the drive.
  • Page 16: Miscellaneous

    Miscellaneous • Do not store discs in dusty, dirty or humid Precautions for Use locations, in direct sunlight, or near heat- generating devices. • To protect important data, always keep Operation and storage conditions discs in their protective cases. Avoid using or storing the drive in a hot or •...
  • Page 17: Support Overview

    If you have problems with the drive, or are Sony Global Sites Information unsure of a procedure or some other details, (As of November, 2009) please contact your Sony customer support center. Product purchased in the USA:* User Support Web Site Product purchased in Canada:
  • Page 18: Specifications

    DVD+R Double Layer 8×-CAV 6×-ZCLV following information available: DVD+RW (High Speed) 8×-CAV 8×-ZCLV • Model number: DRX-S77U DVD-R 8×-CAV 8×-CAV • Serial number DVD-R Dual Layer 8×-CAV 6×-ZCLV • Date and place of purchase DVD-RW 8×-CAV...
  • Page 19 Power Power source DC +5.2 V (supplied from the DC IN jack) Consumption Max. 2.0 A AC power adapter Type: HDAC-M1 Input: AC 100 V – 240 V Output: DC 5.2 V/2 A Use an AC power cord appropriate to the region or country of use.
  • Page 20 Sony Corporation...

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