Positioning of the label on the disc
You can establish a color-coded system for cataloging your discs. For
example, discs containing memos may be labeled in red while discs containing
personnel files can have blue labels.
Store your discs upright in a container
so that the colored edge of the labels are visible. You may use the colors to
select the category of discs you desire, and then read the labels to select
the specific disc needed.
The read/write heads of the disc drive touch the disc. As a result, the
flexible disc media does wear.
The Media Monitor indication helps assure
Through a feature called Media Monitor, your disc drive automatically monitors
the cumulative use of each individual disc.
When the usage of a disc is
approaching a level at which there is a risk of loss of data through normal
disc wear, the disc access light on the front panel blinks and a clicking
sound is heard.
Once this point has been reached in the life span of a disc,
read and write commands are still performed by the computer.
However, after a
command has been performed, the disc drive immediately resumes the warning
When the Media Monitor warning occurs, immediately copy your disc. If you
continue to use this disc, the disc drive will eventually automatically write
protect the disc.
After that time, you will only be able to read data from
the disc or copy the disc.
WRITE PROTECT ERROR ON INITIALIZATION
A motor speed check is performed when a disc is inserted into the drive. If
the motor speed is on either side of the tolerance allowed, a Write Protect
Error is generated and the disc cannot be initialized or used. If your drive
is operating properly, this indication is one
The controls and actions necessary to operate
The on/off switch on the printer is identical
of a defective disc. Discard
the printer are these:
to the on/off switch on the disc
drive and is lacated on the rear of the printer next to the battery