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Importing tracks recorded on a Hi-MD Walkman to your computer
Tracks recorded in LinearPCM, Hi-SP, or Hi-LP on a Macintosh-compatible Hi-MD Walkman can be imported to a desired location on your computer. When you do this, the audio data is automatically converted to WAV-format.
Please refer to the following steps if you encounter a problem while using Hi-MD Music Transfer. 1 Check the symptoms in this "Troubleshooting" section. 2 If the problem cannot be solved after checking this troubleshooting section, check the following table and then consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Computer • Manufacturer: Apple Computer, Inc. • Model: • Type: Desktop type / Laptop type Name of operating system: RAM capacity: Hard disk drive (containing Hi-MD Music Transfer and audio data) • Capacity of the drive: • Free space: Version of the software: Hi-MD Music Transfer for Mac Ver. 1.0* Error Message (if one appear): If an externally connected CD-ROM drive is used • Manufacturer: • Model: • Type: CD-ROM / CD-R/RW / DVD-ROM / Other ( ) • Type of connection to the computer: PC card / USB / IEEE1394 / Other ( If another device with USB connection is used • Name of the device (or devices):
* To check the Hi-MD Music Transfer software version, go to the menu and select [Hi-MD Music Transfer] - [About Hi-MD Music Transfer].
Insert the disc that contains tracks you want to import into the Hi-MD Walkman and connect the Hi-MD Walkman to the computer with the supplied USB cable.
([Hi-MD Music Transfer] icon) and desktop. ([NO NAME] icon) appear on the
([Hi-MD Music Transfer] icon).
The main window appears.
Select the tracks you want to import.
If you want to select multiple tracks, click the tracks while pressing the [Shift] key.
The software cannot be installed onto your computer
The installation was not successful.
• You are using an OS that does not support this software. See "Providing the required system environment" for more details. • All applications are not closed. If you start the installation while other programs are running, a malfunction may occur. This is especially true for programs that require large amounts of system resources, such as virus-check software. • There is not enough hard disk space on your hard disk. You need 10 MB or more free space on your hard disk. • Check for the appearance of an error message beneath the installation window. If there is no message, the installation is still in progress. Wait a little while longer.
All tracks on the disc are displayed in the main window. Tracks that cannot be imported are grayed out and cannot be selected.
Drag the selected tracks to the destination.
The progress indicator window appears and the importing process starts.
The installation appears to have stopped before it has completed.
To disconnect the USB cable or remove the disc from the Hi-MD Walkman
It is important that you follow the steps below when disconnecting the Hi-MD Walkman from the computer or removing the disc. If you do not, damage to the data may occur.
1 Drag the ([NO NAME] icon) on the desktop to the trash can. 2 Make sure that the operation lamp on the Hi-MD Walkman is not ﬂashing rapidly
or the "REC" indication is not displayed in the display window of the Hi-MD Walkman.
Using a Hi-MD Walkman connected to the computer
Problem Your computer does not recognize the Hi-MD Walkman. Cause/Remedy
• The Hi-MD Walkman is not ﬁrmly connected with the supplied USB cable to the computer. Connect the USB cable ﬁrmly. Remove and reconnect the Hi-MD Walkman. If the computer still does not recognize the Hi-MD Walkman, disconnect the cable, restart the computer, and then make the connection again. • The anti-virus software is active. Close the anti-virus software. • A disc is not inserted in the Hi-MD Walkman. Check if a disc is inserted in the Hi-MD Walkman. • The software installation failed. Disconnect the connected device and install the software again using the supplied CD-ROM. • The connections are made through a USB hub. Connect the Hi-MD Walkman directly to the USB connector on the computer. • You operated the Hi-MD Walkman or the computer before the Hi-MD Walkman was recognized by the computer. Reconnect the Hi-MD Walkman. • A disc used in MD mode is inserted in the Hi-MD Walkman. Insert a disc used in Hi-MD mode. • A blank 60/74/80-minute standard disc has been inserted with "Disc Mode" in the menu of the Hi-MD Walkman set to "MD". Set "Disc Mode" to "Hi-MD". • It takes time to recognize the software. Please wait. • The other software application is running. Reconnect the USB cable after a while. If the computer still does not recognize the Hi-MD Walkman, disconnect the Hi-MD Walkman, restart the computer, and connect the USB cable again. • The USB cable is disconnected. Connect the USB cable ﬁrmly. • The connections are made through a USB hub. Connect the Hi-MD Walkman directly to the USB connector on the computer. • The disc in the Hi-MD Walkman is in Net MD mode (MD mode). Insert a disc in Hi-MD mode into the Hi-MD Walkman. • Tracks on the disc were recorded on a non-designated Hi-MD Walkman or in a mode other than LinearPCM, Hi-SP, or Hi-LP. You cannot import tracks that were recorded on a non-designated HiMD Walkman or in a mode other than LinearPCM, Hi-SP, or Hi-LP. • Tracks on the disc were transferred from a Windows computer using SonicStage or MD Simple Burner. Tracks that have been transferred from a Windows computer using SonicStage or MD Simple Burner cannot be imported to a Macintosh computer.
3 Press • CANCEL on the Hi-MD Walkman.
Make sure that the operation lamp on the Hi-MD Walkman is off. "EJECT DISK OK" appears in the display window of the Hi-MD Walkman. Depending on the conditions, it may take some time until "EJECT DISK OK" appears in the display.
4 Unplug the USB cable from the computer or remove the disc from the Hi-MD
To change track titles
Track titles that appear in the main window can be changed using the computer keyboard. Click the desired track and type in the title. Notes • The following tracks cannot be imported. - Tracks transferred from a Windows computer using SonicStage or MD Simple Burner. - Tracks recorded on a non-designated Hi-MD Walkman. - Tracks recorded in MD mode (SP, LP2, LP4, or MONO). • When using a Hi-MD Walkman in MD mode, tracks will not appear in the main window. • Tracks recorded in other mode except LinearPCM, Hi-SP, or Hi-LP cannot be imported. • ([Hi-MD Music Transfer] icon) will not appear if there is no disc in the Hi-MD Walkman. • Tracks are displayed in the order that they appear on the disc. • All controls in the main window are disabled while the progress indicator window is displayed. • Damage to the data or other problems may occur if your computer changes to sleep mode while the Hi-MD Walkman is still connected. For this reason, you should disable the sleep function before connecting the HiMD Walkman. • Make sure not to restart the computer while it is still connected to the Hi-MD Walkman. • Make sure to place the Hi-MD Walkman at a stable, vibration-free place while importing tracks. • Make sure not to connect the Hi-MD Walkman to the computer through a USB hub. • Make sure to format a disc on the Hi-MD Walkman. You cannot format a disc on the Macintosh computer. • Tracks that were transferred to a Windows computer using SonicStage version 3.1 or older cannot be imported to a Macintosh computer because such tracks are treated as tracks that were transferred from a Windows computer.
"RECONNECT USB" appears in the display window of the Hi-MD Walkman. The Hi-MD Walkman icon does not appear on the desktop or in the side bar of the Finder window. Even though the Hi-MD Walkman is connected to the computer, the display on the Hi-MD Walkman does not indicate it is connected. Even though your computer recognize the Hi-MD Walkman, it does not operate normally. Tracks cannot be imported to the computer.