What is a 'disk box' here?

The expression is mentioned under the number 1 of the list at the bottom of the picture. The search over the internet hasn't given me a more or less clear idea of what it could be for it to match the context. Please, help.

  • Presumably your device (whatever it is) has no box for a disc. Without knowing anything else about the context, it's possible only to comment on the plain meaning.
    – Andrew Leach
    Jul 18, 2014 at 8:46
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    for which device you got these instructions?
    – G.L.P
    Jul 18, 2014 at 8:48
  • It´s a DVD player.
    – user73643
    Jul 18, 2014 at 8:48
  • The problem is that the context is all here. And I can´t say I see any connection between a disk box as a box for a disk and shortcuts or touch operations... I wouldn´t say it´s obvious that the device HAS a disk box. Why would they put it down here? That is why I´m asking. Thanks.
    – user73643
    Jul 18, 2014 at 8:51

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It is just poorly translated from the Chinese term for Hard Disk.

In Simplified Chinese, Yìngpán means hard disk. Using Google translation, disk box literally translates to Yìngpán hé.

In short, the instruction just means that your device does not contain a hard disk. The original instruction was probably in Chinese and then localized to English.

  • Note that it says disc box (not disk box), which Google correctly translates as 光盘盒. The reverse translations give hard disk box and CD case, neither of which is what is found here. So if it is indeed a CN->EN translation error, I doubt the fault lies with Google Translate (for once). Jul 18, 2014 at 9:59
  • Well spotted user82373 :-) Aug 1, 2015 at 9:20

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