Patent Number: 6,167,007

Title: Optical recording medium reproducing apparatus

Abstract: This invention is applicable to an apparatus using an optical pickup to reproduce information recorded on an optical recording medium. By enabling the automatic setting of reproducing conditions applicable to a mounted optical recording medium so that a plurality of types of optical recording media can be compatibly mounted, the present invention enables recorded information to be reliably reproduced even if the recording medium has a low recording density.

Inventors: Ogawa; Hiroshi (Kanagawa, JP), Iimura; Shinichiro (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: G11B 19/04 (20060101); G11B 19/12 (20060101); G11B 7/09 (20060101); G11B 20/18 (20060101); G11B 7/00 (20060101); G11B 007/09 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017