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Your Cubase® Studio by Steve Pacey

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CD/DVD Readers/Writers

Don’t forget to install a CD/DVD writer (also known as a burner) in your system. Even though you currently can’t burn a CD directly from Cubase, you need a DVD-ROM in order to install the software. Instead of owning a DVD-ROM drive (which cannot write to disc) and a CD writer, I recommend just owning a DVD writer. With a DVD writer, you can read and write CDs and DVDs.

Another important thing about owning a DVD writer, as opposed to a CD writer, is that you can store over 4 GB of data on one standard DVD-R (a write-once format). This means you can usually back up entire projects on one DVD-R. To do that, you will need other software besides Cubase. I’ll tell you more about that in Chapter 2, “Accessorizing Your Cubase ...

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