About MP3 Audio Tracks
and JPEG Image Files
What is MP3/JPEG?
MP3 is audio compression technology that
satisfies the ISO/MPEG regulations. JPEG is
image compression technology.
Discs that the system can
You can play back DATA CDs (CD-ROMs/CD-
Rs/CD-RWs) or DATA DVDs (DVD-Rs/DVD-
recorded in MP3 (MPEG1 Audio Layer 3) or
JPEG format. However, the DATA CDs must be
recorded according to ISO 9660 Level 1, Level
2 or Joliet format and DATA DVDs of Universal
Disk Format (UDF) for the system to recognize
the tracks (or files). You can also play discs
recorded in Multi Session.
See the operating instructions supplied with the
CD-R/CD-RW or DVD-R/DVD-RW drives and
the recording software (not supplied) for details
on the recording format.
About the Multi-Session disc
If MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files are
recorded in the first session, the system will also
play MP3 audio tracks or JPEG image files in
other sessions. If audio tracks and images in
audio CD format or video CD format are
recorded in the first session, only the first
session will be played back.
• The system may not be able to play some DATA
CDs/DATA DVDs created in the Packet Write
MP3 audio track or JPEG
image file that the system can
You can play the MP3 audio tracks or JPEG
• which have the extension ".MP3" (MP3 audio
track) or ".JPG"/".JPEG" (JPEG image file)
• which conform to the DCF* image file format
* "Design rule for Camera File system": Image
standards for digital cameras regulated by Japan
Electronics and Information Technology Industries
• The system will play any data with the
extension ".MP3," ".JPG," or ".JPEG" even if
they are not in MP3 or JPEG format. Playing
this data may generate a loud noise which
could damage your speaker system.
• The system does not conform to audio in