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How to record (check-out) audio data in a playlist to a MiniDisc?

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Recording (check-out) of audio data in a playlist to a MiniDisc.

Below are some precautions when recording (check-out) audio data in a playlist to a MiniDisc.

1. Make sure that the accidental erase protection switch of the MiniDisc is not set to the position of Accidental Erase Protection before checking out a song in the playlist.
2. A song with playback limitation (for example, a song downloaded through the EMD service) cannot be checked-out to the MiniDisc.
3. In the following cases, songs cannot be checked-out to the MiniDisc and an error message will appear.
- If the free space of the MiniDisc is smaller than that of the song to be checked-out
- If the song to be checked-out exceeds the limited number of check-outs
4. Do not remove the MiniDisc from the Net MD drive during check-out.
5. During check-out, the computer neither moves into the standby mode (hibernation) nor activates a screen saver using its timer.
6. For check-in and check-out to/from a Net MD device connected to the USB terminal of a computer, refer to the following relevant solution.
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* Relevant Solution
SonicStage Ver.1.5: How to check in a song to or check it out from an external device (Net MD device, Network Walkman, etc.) and a medium

Please refer to the steps below to check-out all songs in a playlist:
1. Start SonicStage Ver.1.5.
2. Insert a MiniDisc to check-out a song into the Net MD drive.
3. Click Show List and click on the playlist to check-out songs.
4. Click Change Check-out and select the transfer mode.
5. Click Check-Out All.

Please refer to the steps below to check-out a favorite song in a playlist:
1. Start SonicStage Ver.1.5.
2. Insert a MiniDisc to check-out a song into the Net MD drive.
3. Click Show List and click on the playlist to check-out songs.
4. Click Change Check-out and select the transfer mode.
5. Click the song to be checked-out.
Note: To check out multiple songs at a time, hold theCTRL key while selecting the songs.
6. Click Change Check-out and select the transfer mode.
7. Click Check-Out.

Additional Information on setup of transfer mode (Net MD)

Standard transfer mode (Sound quality/Transfer speed preferred Transfer)
- This mode allows user to check-out a song in the ATRAC3 format in a playlist to a MiniDisc as it is.
Whether the song is checked-out in the LP2 Stereo or LP4 Stereo mode depends on its bit rate as per the table below

Bit rate...............> Format after cheked-out song
66kbps..............> LP4 stereo
105kbps............> LP2 stereo
132kbps............> LP2 stereo