Load a disc here.
For details about a compatible disc types, see
Emergency Eject Hole
If the tray does not open with the Eject button, turn the PC off and insert a thin tool (such as a straightened paper clip) into this hole to eject the tray manually.
CAUTION Depending on the product you are using, the Emergency Eject Hole may be in a different location than illustrated above.
Open the disc tray and then close it.
Use this button to change the disc reading speed.
The reading speed when you insert a disc is normally 40x speed. Press the Eject button for five seconds. The Busy indicator blinks twice and the reading speed switches to
52x speed. (The Turbo Boost function is active.) When you open the disc tray, the reading speed reverts to its default of
Indicates the drive status.
Lit: reading data, playing a music CD or writing (packets)
Blinking: writing data (disc-at-once, track-at-once), formatting or erasing
Not lit: all other states
Adjusts the volume of the analog audio output (headphone) jack.
Analog stereo audio output. Connects using the headphones or active speaker.
Do not use.
Analog Audio Connector
Analog stereo audio output. Using an audio cable, connect to the analog connector of a computer with a sound card, for example.
Refer to "Setup Guide" for details.
Environment Setup Jumpers
These jumpers are set before connecting the drive. Refer to "Setup Guide" for
Interface Connector (IDE Bus)
Connect to the IDE host connector using the supplied cable. Refer to "Setup Guide" for details.
The location of this pin determines the proper orientation for the connection cable.
Connect a DC cable from the internal PC power supply to power the drive. Refer to "Setup Guide" for details.