CD-R/RW MASTER RECORDER CR500 (Preparation before using the CR500)
Setting a disc
After turning on the CR500, press the [OPEN/CLOSE] key to open the disc tray.
After setting a CD-R/RW disc to the tray, press the [OPEN/CLOSE] key again closes the
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After closing the tray, the unit loads the disc in the following manners depending on
the disc condition. If the disc is illegal, the unit rejects the disc and opens the disc tray.
• Unformatted CD-R/RW disc
The unit recognizes that the disc is unformatted and shows "Blank Disk" on the
display, followed by the "Format" menu item of the "DISK UTILITY" menu in the
• Unused formatted CD-R/RW disc
If you set an unused BWF formatted disc, the unit scans the disc and starts up with
the screen showing that no BWF file exists on the disc.
If you set an unused CD-DA formatted disc, the unit scans the disc and starts up
with the screen showing "Blank Disk", followed by the "Format" menu screen of the
"DISK UTILITY" menu in the MENU mode.
• Recorded CD-R/RW disc
If you set a BWF formatted (or CD-DA formatted) CD-R/RW disc on which any audio
file (or audio track) is recorded, the earliest recorded audio file (or audio track) on
the disc is loaded.
If the "Power On Play" item of the "PLAY SETUP" menu in the MENU mode is set to
"On", the CR500 automatically starts playback immediately after it starts up when
you turn on the power (see page 81).
• CD-DA format audio CD (including a commercially available CD)
If you set an audio CD disc of the Red Book format, the unit starts up at the
beginning of track 1. Only playback is possible with an audio CD.
Note that some copy-protected audio CDs may not be played back.
• ISO9660 formatted disc
If you set an ISO9660 formatted CD-ROM, CD-R or CD-RW disc, you can only play
back a WAV file (BWF) on the disc (see page 67).
When you attempt to remove a disc after making recording, a confirmation screen for
closing the disc (for a BWF formatted disc) or finalizing the disc (for a CD-DA disc)
To export a WAV file on the BWF formatted disc to your computer, you have to close
the disc. To play back an audio track on the CD-DA formatted disc by a normal CD
player or to export an audio track to your computer, you have to finalize the disc (see
pages 46 and 49).
When setting a disc
to the tray, make sure that
the label side is up.