Optical Disc Archive Software (Driver)

PC read/write file utility for ODS-D77U/D77F and ODS-D55U Optical Disc Archive systems

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Overview

This PC utility supports read/write of files from a host computer connected to an ODS-D77U/D77F or ODS-D55U Optical Disc Archive Drive Unit.

Includes Utility and Filer software.

Features

Simple file read/write
This simple utility software supports transfer of files from a connected PC to a Sony ODS-D77U/D77F or ODS-D55U Optical Disc Archive (ODA) Drive Unit.

Specifications

OS: ODS-D55U/ODS-D77U
Windows
Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 or later
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/64-bit version, Service Pack 1 or later
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit/64-bit version, Service Pack 1 or later
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro 32-bit/64-bit version
Microsoft Windows 8.1 32/64-bit version
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Mac
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later 32-bit/64-bit
Mac OS X 10.7.4 or later 64-bit
Mac OS X 10.8.4 or later
Mac OS X 10.9
Mac OS X 10.10/10.10.1
Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 64bit
Note
When CentOS is used, please ask sales contact of Sony
OS: ODS-D77F
Windows
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 64bit
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 64bit
Note
When CentOS is used, please ask sales contact of Sony.
Memory
Windows
32bits OS : 4GB or more
64bits OS : 2GBx(number of the units + 1) or more
Mac
32bits OS : 4GB or more
64bits OS : 2GBx(number of the units + 1) or more
Linux
64bits OS : 2GBx(number of the units + 1) or more
Hard-disk space
Windows/Mac/Linux
32bits PC : 16GB or more
64bits PC : 8GB + 16GBx(number of the units + 1) or more
Interface
ODS-D55U/ODS-D77U (USB)
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0): Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) host controller required.
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0): SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) host controller required.
In the case of Mac, only built-in USB ports on Mac are supported.
ODS-D77F (Fibre Channel)
Fibre Channel host controller is required.
Recommended controller: QLE2560 / QLE2562 (QLogic(r) PCIe-to-8Gbps Fibre Channel Adapter)
Notes
Notes
These system requirements may not apply to all computers.
When you use your ODS-D77U with a PC running on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, it is recommended to install the following update program released by Microsoft.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2581464
Utilizing the Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 update program and Optical Disc Archive Software in combination, data reading/writing speed from ODS-D77U is improved.

1. Register and download the update program at the Microsoft support site described above.
2. Unzip and install the update program.
Notes
- Necessary settings associated with the update program are made when Optical Disc Archive Software is installed: Consequently, there is no need to perform registry settings specified at the bottom of the above mentioned support site page.
- The update program will not affect other USB devices.
- The update program is solely dedicated to Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 OS.

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