2001 Sony Corporation
Printed in China
Please verify that the package includes the following accessories with the CRX1611 when
If any of these items appears to be missing or damaged, please contact your supplier.
· CRX1611 drive
· Audio cable
· 40 pin ATAPI (IDE) flat cable
· Screws (
· CRX1611 User's Guide
· Quick Start Guide
· Software Quick Start Guide
· Software CD-ROM disc
· Software Serial Number Card (When installing B's Recorder Gold/B's Clip)
· Warranty Card (USA) *Valid only in USA
· Warranty Card (CANADA) *Valid only in Canada
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual
could void your authority to operate this equipment.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel
As the laser beam in this CRX1611 is harmful to the eyes, do not attempt to disassemble the
cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard.
The use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified
herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
This label is located on the drive unit's internal chassis.
Dieses Etikett befindet sich auf dem inneren Chassis des Laufwerkes.
INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN.
AVIOD DIRECT EXPOSIRE TO BEAM
UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG. WENN ABDECKUNG
NICHT DEMSTRAHL AUSSETZEN.
This label is located on the top of the drive unit enclosure.
Dieses Etikett befindet sich am Boden des Laufwerksgehäuses.
INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN.
AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
RADIATIONS INVISIBLES DU LASER EN CAS D'OUVERTURE.
EVITER TOUTE EXPOSITION DIRECTE AU FAISCEAU.
UNSICHTBARE LASERSTRAHLUNG, WENN ABDECKUNG GEÖFFNET.
NICHT DEM STRAHL AUSSET ZEN.
USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING VED ÅBNING.
UNDGÅ UDS/ETTELSE FOR STRÅLING.
USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING NÅR DEKSEL ÅPNES.
UNNGÅ EKSPONERING FOR STRÅLEN.
OSYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING NÅR DENNA DEL AR ÖPPNAD.
STRÅLEN ÄR FARLIG.
NÄKYMÄTÖN AVATTAESSA OLET ALTTINA LASERSÄTEILYLLE.
ÄLÄ KATSO SÄTEESEN.
This CD-R/RW drive unit is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT.
The CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT label is located at the top of the enclosure.
Bei diesem CD-R/RW-Laufwerk handelt es sich um ein Laser-Produkt der Klasse 1.
Das Etikett mit der Aufschrift LASER KLASSE 1 PRODUKT befindet sich auf der
Oberseite des Gehäuses.
CD-R/RW Drive Unit
LASER KLASSE 1
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 and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
· Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
· Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
· Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
· Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
If you have any questions about this product, you may call the telephone number listed on
the "Product Support Information" page. The telephone number below is not for customer
service but only for official purpose.
Declaration of Conformity
Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc.
680 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell, NJ 07649 USA
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
LOUKAN 1 LASERLAITE
KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT
The CRX1611 offers the following features.
An internal CD-R/RW drive with ATAPI interface for PCs.
Writes up to 16
× speed on CD-R disc media.
Writes up to 10
× speed on CD-RW disc media.
Reads CD-ROM discs at up to 40
Worry free anti-buffer-under-run technology.
The CRX1611 can be used in systems with the following capabilities.
CPU: Pentium 266 MHz or higher
For stable writing performance at high speeds, the CPU speed should be considerably
higher than the above minimum requirement. For writing at 16
× speed, a Pentium II/400
MHz or higher is recommended.
Windows® 95, Windows® 98, Windows® 2000 or Windows® Me operating system
At least 32 MB RAM (64 MB or higher recommended)
At least 1 GB available hard disk space
One available EIDE(ATAPI) interface connection (primary slave, or secondary master or
slave) with ultra-DMA capability
One empty 5-inch half-height drive bay
One available internal +12 V/+5 V power connector
In addition to the above requirements, the requirements of the writing software to be used
must also be met.
· The above system configuration is given as a minimum requirement for a system on which basic CD-R/RW
writing performance can be obtained. In actual use, the requirements for the writing software also have to be taken
into consideration. (Normally, these requirements will be higher than the above specifications.)
· The drive cannot be assured to operate properly if connected to an ATAPI interface adapter card (we cannot
guarantee compatibility or offer user support).
· Writing speed may automatically be adjusted depending on the disc specified speed or disc conditions such as
weight imbalance and eccentricity.
× and 2× writing speed and discs are not supported.
Compatible disc types
CD Extra (CD+)
Audio Combined CD-ROM
Disc diameter 12 cm
8 cm (reading only)
Data transfer rate
Up to 6000 kbytes/sec (40
Average random stroke
Maximum data transfer rate depends on the
capabilities of the host PC
5 to 40 ºC
20 to 80 % RH (non-condensating)
20 to 50 ºC, 20 to 90% RH
Power and Miscellaneous
Current +5 V
1.2 A max.
1.2 A max.
× 41.3 × 195.0 mm (WHD)
Approx. 1 kg (drive only)
Please note that specifications and
appearance may be subject to change
Product Support Information
If you are having problems installing or using your drive please review the "In Case of
Trouble" in the User's Guide in Software CD-ROM disc. If you are looking for more
information about the range of Sony drive & media products, answers to general
compatibility issues or further advice with installation & operational problems please see the
following web sites:
Products purchased in USA:
Products purchased in Australia or New Zealand:
Products purchased in Canada:
About the Writer Software
Information about the supplied writer software is available on the web sites of the
manufacturers and software distributors. (Accessible from the Links in Software CD-ROM
If you are unable to obtain the required information from the above sources, contact the
office below. Please have the following information available if asking about an operational
failure or damage. Free telephone support is offered for 90 days from your first call.
· Model: CRX1611
· Serial number
· Date of purchase, and name of supplier
· Computer make and model number
· Computer specifications (CPU speed, memory size, OS version, etc.)
· Writer software used (version, etc.)
· Description of the failure, with as much detail as possible
· Whether any problems occurred when the product was first used, whether problems
developed only later, etc.
USA (Sony Electronics Inc):
Monday to Saturday 8:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m. CT
Toll Free: 1-800-588-3847
Australia or New Zealand (Sony Australia Limited):
Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. 7.00 p.m. EST
Toll Free: 1-800-226-429
Canada (Sony of Canada Limited):
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m. EST
Toll Free: 1-800-961-7669 (Toronto: 416-495-2995)
Toll Free (FAX): 1-888-263-2244 (Toronto: 416-495-2996)
E-mail Address: [email protected]
Please Record Responsibly
Before copying anything onto a CD-R or CD-RW disc, please be sure you are not violating
copyright laws. Most software companies allow you to make a back-up or archive copy of
software. Check your software's license agreement for specific details.