Risk of damage.
Sound interruptions may occur if the CD/DVD
is dirty. In order to ensure optimum sound
quality, please note the following:
Always touch the CD/DVD at the edges
only. Never touch the side without writing
and keep the CD/DVD clean.
Never stick anything on the CD/DVD.
Protect the CD/DVD against direct sunlight
and from heat sources such as heaters, etc.
Before playing the CD/DVD, it should be
cleaned with a special, commercially
available cleaning cloth, wiping from the
center outwards. Solvents such as
gasoline, thinners, or other commercially
available cleaning agents and anti-static
sprays must not be used.
Do not bend the CD/DVD.
The system may not be able to play copyprotected
audio CDs/DVDs or CDs with
CD ROM sections that do not correspond to
the audio CD standard.
Notes on copyright
In principle, you are only allowed to create copies
of CDs/DVDs for your own private use. The
copyright exceptions do not cover circulation of
the duplicated CDs/DVDs to third parties.
The music tracks that you can create for and play
in MP3 mode are generally copyright-protected
under the applicable international and national
laws. In many countries, the reproduction of
copyrighted material is not permitted, even if only
for personal use, without the express prior
consent of the copyright holder. Please check the
current copyright laws for your country and
comply with them. These restrictions do not apply
to your own compositions and recordings,
for example, or to recordings for which
authorization has been obtained from the
In either case the legal situation is in force!
Notes on the media supported
To avoid problems when playing your MP3 CDs/
DVDs, please observe the following notes:
– Permissible media:
CD-R and CD-RW (650 MB and 700 MB)
DVD+R and DVD+RW
DVD-R and DVD-RW
– Permissible file systems:
CD-ROM (Yellow Book)/ISO 9660 Level 1/Joliet for CD (file name up to max. 64 characters)
– Permissible file structures:
The maximum number of tracks per disc is
A disc may hold a maximum of 2,000 folders
Each folder in turn may contain a maximum of
The maximum directory depth is 11 levels.
Warranty claims on PCM units will not be accepted
in cases where the PCM cannot play poor quality,
user-burned CDs/DVDs, CDs of other formats,
Mixed Mode CDs, CD-Extra CDs, and multi-session
CDs/DVDs that have not been finalized cannot be
If a non-standard-compliant CD/DVD is inserted,
such as DVD Plus (audio CD on one side, DVD on
the other), the increased thickness of the medium
may lead to irreparable damage to the drive.