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DVD±RW Dual Drive

DRW8800 AAN/AAG

User's Manual

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Laser Safety Information

This drive employs a laser. Do not remove the cover or attempt to service this device when connected due to the possibility of eye damage.

CAUTION

Use of control of adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. This label is located on top enclosure of this drive.

Laser Specification

(for CD)

Type : Semiconductor laser GaAlAs Wave length : 783 nm (Typical at 25°C)

Output : Max.200 mW (Pulse width=70ns, Duty=50%)

(for DVD)

Type : Semiconductor laser AlGaInP Wave length : 658 nm (Typical at 25°C)

Output : 140 mW (Pulse width=100ns, Duty=50%)

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NOTICE

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user

is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications.

LE PRÉSENT APPAREIL NUMÉRIQUE N’ÉMET PAS DE BRUITS RADIOÉLECTRIQUES DÉPASSANT LES LIMITES APPLICABLES AUX APPAREILS NUMÉRIQUES DE CLASSE B PRESCRITES DANS LE RÈGLEMENT SUR LE BROUILLAGE RADIOÉLECTRIQUE ÉDICTÉ PAR LE MINISTÈRE DES COMMUNICATIONS DU CANADA.

CAUTION

The user who makes changes or modifications to the unit without the express approval by the manufacturer will void user authority to operate the equipment.

ACHTUNG

Der arbeitsplatzbezogene Geräuschemissionswert dieses Gerätes beträgt ≤70dB (A) nach EN 27779/1991.

Notice

Only CD discs and DVD discs carrying the label below can be used with this DVD R/RW drive.

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Table of Contents

 

Cautions

 

Cleaning.............................................................................................................................................

5

Handling the Disc ...............................................................................................................................

5

Part Names and Functions

 

Front View...........................................................................................................................................

6

Rear View ..........................................................................................................................................

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Preparation

 

Jumper Setting..................................................................................................................................

8

Installing the DVD R/RW drive in a host PC .....................................................................................

9

Inserting/Removing a Disc

 

Using the DVD R/RW Drive Installed Vertically ...............................................................................

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Inserting a Disc ................................................................................................................................

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Removing a Disc..............................................................................................................................

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Emergency Eject...............................................................................................................................

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Specifications

 

DVD Section.....................................................................................................................................

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CD Section........................................................................................................................................

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IDE Interface Section .......................................................................................................................

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Audio Section ...................................................................................................................................

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Environment.....................................................................................................................................

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General ............................................................................................................................................

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Cautions

Cleaning

To clean the DVD R/RW drive, wipe it with a soft, damp cloth, using mild detergent if necessary. Please avoid using solvents such as benzine or paint thinner.

This can cause color changes or deformation of DVD R/RW drive.

Handling the Disc

• Do not touch the data side of the disc (the side of the disc with no label or printing).

Do not apply paper labels or write on any part of the disc, data side or label side. Do not use the disc leaved a mark strip paper labels.

If dust or fingerprints get on the disc, wipe it with a soft cloth from the

center to the edge.

Do not use benzine, paint thinner, record cleaner, or static repellent. This can damage the disc.

Do not place the disc in any place where it will be subjected to direct sunlight or high temperatures.

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Part Names and Functions

Front View

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1 BUSY Indicator

This indicator lights green while data is being read and written.

2 Tray Panel

This panel prevents dust from entering the DVD R/RW drive. The disc tray will be ejected when the Load/Eject button is pushed.

3 Emergency Eject Hole

Use to remove the disc from the DVD R/RW drive if the electrical eject is disabled by software or if power failure occurs. (See page 13 “Emergency Eject” for details.)

4 Load/Eject

This button is pressed to eject or retract the disc tray when the power is on.

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Rear View

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5 Jumper Blocks

These blocks of jumper locations set the configuration for the DVD R/RW drive. (See page 8, “Jumper Setting” for details.)

6 DIGITAL OUT Connector

This connector is used to connect CD Digital Audio to an audio board.

7 Line Out Connector

This connector is used to connect CD-Audioto an audio board.

8 I/O BUS Connector

This BUS connector is used to control the DVD R/RW drive and sent data.

Use a flat ribbon cable to connect your computer to the DVD R/RW drive.

Connect the colored side of the ribbon cable to the side marked with the arrow.

9 Power Connector

Use this to provide operating power from the host computer.

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Preparation

Jumper Setting

A jumper consists of a pair of pins and a connector which fits over the pins. When the connector is in place it establishes an electronic link between the pins, which enables the function being controlled by the jumper. If the connector is removed, the electronic link is broken and the function is disabled.

JUMPER BLOCK

1 2 3

CSEL SLAVE MASTER

Jumpers are used to set the DVD R/RW drive mode on the IDE interface.

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Installing the DVD R/RW drive in a host PC

Note

Refer to the guidebook included with your personal computer for instructions on installing the DVD R/RW drive. This chapter gives one example of installation. And, when disconnecting the DVD R/RW drive from computer equipment, please wait to remove a couple of minutes until it gets cold. The enclosure may have some points over 60 C degree.

1.Attach the mounting rails to both the left and right sides of the DVD R/RW drive.

2.Turn off the computer, other peripherals and unplug all the cords and cables. Then remove the computer cover, face plate, mounting clips, and keeper bracket. Refer to the Guide to Operations that came with your computer for help with this step.

3.Slide the disc drive out approximately 50 ~ 70mm (2 ~ 3 in.), but do not disconnect the cables.

4.Slide the DVD R/RW drive into the computer until it is even with the disc drive.

DISC DRIVE

DVD R/RW DRIVE

WITH MOUNTING

RAILS

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5.Locate a spare power cable in your computer.

6.Connect that power cable to the power connector on the back of the DVD R/RW drive.

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