Sony dru-820a User Manual

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Operating Instructions
© 2005 Sony Corporation
2-664-183-11 (1)
4F.B6V01.001
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DVD/CD
Rewritable Drive Unit
DRU-820A

Summary of Contents of user manual for Sony dru-820a

  • Page 1IT 2-664-183-11 (1) 4F.B6V01.001 DVD/CD Rewritable Drive Unit Operating Instructions JP FR DE ES IT CS DRU-820A © 2005 Sony...
  • Page 2: Safety RegulationsSafety Regulations WARNING You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your...
  • Page 3: Compliance StatementsThe DRU-820A is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT. The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located at the...
  • Page 4: Table of ContentsTable of Contents Safety Regulations .......................... 2 Maximizing Performance ..............30 Compliance Statements .................. 3 User Support Web Site ...............30 Updating...
  • Page 5• is a trademark of Sony Corporation. • Pentium is a registrated trademark of Intel Corporation. • Microsoft, MS, MS-DOS...
  • Page 6: IntroductionB Introduction Unpacking the Features Package Contents This product offers the following features. Please verify that the package contains the...
  • Page 7 1) The above requirements are the minimum System necessary requirements to write to disc normally. Under actual operating conditions,...
  • Page 8Part Names and Functions Front Panel Rear Panel 8
  • Page 9A Disc tray E Do not use. Insert discs here, label side up. F Analog audio connector Hint Analog stereo...
  • Page 10: SetupB Setup Setting up the Drive The installation and setup procedures outlined below assume that you are using a standard...
  • Page 112 Determine which connection method you want to use, and then adjust the jumper. Depending on whether you want to...
  • Page 12 3 Connect the cables. • Connect an unused power connector from the computer’s power supply to the DC input...
  • Page 134 Install the drive into a 5-inch drive bay with the supplied screws. Setup 5 Replace the computer cover, and...
  • Page 14 7 Insert the supplied software disc into the drive, and then install the software on the disc. Follow the...
  • Page 15Appropriate Jumper Settings Depending on the settings of your computer, use one of the following configurations. Hint Your computer has...
  • Page 16Installing the DVD/CD rewritable drive as a second drive Connect the drive as follows. 2nd drive DVD/CD rewritable drive 1st...
  • Page 17Installing the DVD/CD rewritable drive as a third drive Connect the drive as follows. 3 rd drive DVD/CD rewritable drive...
  • Page 18Installing the DVD/CD rewritable drive as a fourth drive Connect the drive as follows. 4th drive 1st drive DVD/CD Hard...
  • Page 19: OperationB Operation Using the Drive Use the supplied software to create discs and play back DVDs. Refer to the documentation...
  • Page 20 Nero MediaHome This software allows you to share video and audio files among several computers on a network connection...
  • Page 21Compatible Discs The following discs are compatible with the drive. DVD Disc types Logo Read Write Write speed1) Speed supported...
  • Page 22 CD Disc types Logo Read Write Write speed1) CD-R Speed supported by the disc (max. 48×) CD-RW Speed supported...
  • Page 23Recommended Writable Discs We recommend that you only use discs for which operation has been guaranteed. You can obtain the...
  • Page 24Writable Disc Features You can use a variety of discs with the drive to write data. Refer to the table...
  • Page 25Writable CDs and compatibility The drive can write to CD-R and CD-RW discs, when used with writing software. To play...
  • Page 26 About playback/reading compatibility in CDs CD-R and CD-RW discs created with the drive can be read on most CD-ROM...
  • Page 27you can only play back the disc in single-session (DVD+R DL/DVD+R/ DVD+RW) or single-border (DVD-R DL/DVD-R/DVD-RW). Also, DVD-Video discs created...
  • Page 28Precautions on Writing/Playing Discs Write speed and compatible discs • When writing data to disc at high speeds, you must...
  • Page 29Copy controlled CDs This product is designed to play back discs conforming to the compact disc (CD) standard. Audio CDs...
  • Page 30Maximizing Performance User Support Web Site Make sure that you use High Speed discs for which this operation has been...
  • Page 31: MiscellaneousB Miscellaneous • Do not store discs in dusty, dirty or humid Precautions for Use locations, in direct sunlight, or...
  • Page 32 Drive Specifications Data transfer rate DVD: 22.1 MB/s (16× speed1)) Compatible discs Read Write (max.) (max.) CD: 7.2 MB/s...
  • Page 33Buffer capacity 2 MB Drive product number (Inquiry) SONY DVD RW DRU-820A Design and specifications are subject to change without...
  • Page 34 Product and Support Support Overview Information If you have problems with the drive, or are unsure of a procedure...
  • Page 35Technical Support Please consult the above sources before calling with questions about using this product, or with technical questions about...
  • Page 36Sony Corporation Printed in China