Addonics Technologies Mobile DVDR-RW User Manual

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T E C H N O L O G I E S

Mobile DVD±R/RW

USB

FIREWIRE

Serial ATA

CardBus/PCMCIA

Users Guide

Revision 1.0

FCC Warning Statement

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. If not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If the equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment on and off, the user is encouraged to try and correct the interference by one or more of the following suggestions.

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna

Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver

Connect the equipment to a different power outlet other than the one where receiver is connected

Consult a certified television or radio technician

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Contents

FCC Warning.......................................................................................

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Contents................................................................................................

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Chapter 1 Preface .................................................................................

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General Information

 

Features ..............................................................................

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Physical Characteristics.......................................................

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Chapter 2 Getting started......................................................................

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Chapter 3 Hardware Installation ..........................................................

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Firewire Cable Installation...................................................

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Windows 98SE, Me, 2000 and XP Installation ...................

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CardBus/PCMCIA Cable Installation..................................

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CardBus/PCMCIA Driver Installation for Win9x, Me........

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CardBus/PCMCIA Driver Installation for NT, 2K, XP..9-10

Alternate CardBus/PCMCIA Install................................................

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USB Cable Installation .......................................................

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USB Driver Installation for Win98, SE, Me, 2K and XP

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Serial ATA Driver installation ...........................................

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Chapter 4 Playing Audio CDs............................................................

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Chapter 5 Software Installation..........................................................

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Technical Support & Contact Information .....................................

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Chapter 1

Preface

This is a Preliminary version of the manual intended to provide advance information on the Addonics Technologies’ external Mobile DVD±R/RW drive. The information is as complete and as accurate as possible as of the publication date, but will be superseded and updated periodically by revised manuals. The contents are subject to change without notice.

General Information

The Addonics Technologies’ Mobile DVD±R/RW drive is a drive that is designed for both PC and Laptop with Firewire, PCMCIA, Serial ATA and USB Port.

This drive combines the functions of a DVD recorder, DVD player and CDRW all into one unit. The media supported are DVD±R, DVD±RW, CD-Rand CDRW.

Features

External AC/DC universal power adapter.

Connects to any PC via Firewire, USB, Serial ATA and PCMCIA Port.

Up to 400Mbits/s transfer rate with Firewire cable

Up to 480Mbits/s transfer rate with USB cable

Physical Characteristics

Height: 22.70 mm

Length: 163.26 mm

Weigh: 137.20 mm

Weight: 14.3 oz

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Chapter 2 Getting Started

This chapter will walk you through the installation of your external Mobile DVD±R/RW. Make sure that you have the following items:

For DVD±R/RW with Firewire Cable

!Mobile DVD±R/RW Drive

!Firewire cable with 36 pin connector

!Sonic MyDVD Software

!DVD±R/RW Mastering Software

!MPEG II Software

!AC/DC adapter

!This User Guide

For DVD±R/RW with CardBus/PCMCIA Cable

!Mobile DVD±R/RW Drive

!CardBus/PCMCIA cable with 36 pin connector

!Sonic MyDVD Software

!DVD±R/RW Mastering Software

!MPEG II Software

!AC/DC adapter

!CardBus/PCMCIA driver diskette

!This User Guide

For DVD±R/RW with USB Cable

!Mobile DVD±R/RW Drive

!USB cable with 36 pin connector

!Sonic MyDVD Software

!DVD±R/RW Mastering software

!MPEG II Software

!AC/DC adapter

!USB driver diskette

!This User Guide

For DVD±R/RW with Serial ATA Cable

!Mobile DVD±R/RW Drive

!Serial ATA cable with 36 pin connector

!Sonic MyDVD Software

!DVD±R/RW Mastering software

!MPEG II Software

!AC/DC adapter

!This User Guide

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Chapter 3 Hardware Installation

Fire wire Cable Installation

Attach the FIREWIRE-IDEcable’s “MC 36 Connector” (Picture 1) to your Addonics Mobile Drive firm and securely – you should not be able to disconnect the cable without pressing the release notch.

Picture 1

Diagram 2

Power

MC-36Switch

Connector

AC/DC Adapter

Input Jack

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Firewire DVD±R/RW Installation

For Win98SE, Me, Win2000 and XP

(Note for Win98SE only: After plugging in the cable some system might prompt you for Win98SE CD, in case you don’t have The Win98SE CD and the wizard prompt you for

a.NTMAP.SYS please type C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS

b.NTMAPHLP.PDR please type C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\IOSUBSYS

IF the system did not prompt you for anything just follow the steps below)

1.Make sure the Firewire cable is securely attach from the back of the drive.

2.Make sure that power is attached and turned on.

3.Power on the system, on the Window Desktop, double click on the MY COMPUTER icon.

4.Plug the Addonics 6 Pin FIREWIRE-IDEcable into your computer’s FIREWIRE port cable shown onDiagram 1.

5.Wait for a few seconds, your computer may blink for a moment.

6.Double Click on the “My Computer” icon if not open yet. Your Mobile DVD±R/RW will appear as a CD drive icon. You are now ready to use the DVD±R/RW Drive.

Note: for computer that has a4-pinfirewire port, you will need to get a 6 to 4 pin Firewire adapter.

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CardBus / PCMCIA setting

The Addonics CardBus PCMCIA card has an option switch can allow you to choose using either PCMCIA mode or CardBus mode. The switch position is as follows:

CardBus PCMCIA

Front view

Factory default setting is CardBus mode

Side View

Cardbus and PCMCIA selection switch.

CardBus mode – move the switch to the side with the DOT indicator

CardBus mode supports WIN 95/98/ME/2000 and XP only. For DOS, WIN 3.1x and WIN NT, the switch must be set in PCMCIA mode.

For Power Installation please refer to Diagram 2 from page5

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CardBus/PCMCIA driver Installation For Windows 95, 98, 98SE and Me

(Do not run the SETUP program from the driver disk, SETUP Is for DOS or WIN 3.1 using PCMCIA mode only)

1.Power on your system and wait for the Desktop screen.

2.Connect the CardBus/PCMCIA cable and external AC/DC adapter into the back of your Mobile DVD/CDRW.

3.Plug the CardBus / PCMCIA card end of the cable into the PCMCIA slot on the side of your computer.

4.The system will automatically identify the new card and ask to load the driver.

5.Insert the driver diskette in “A” drive and follow the instruction on the screen to load “Addonics CardBus IDE Controller”. Be sure to

select the A:/win9xMe folder when the system prompts for the location of driver disk.

6.When installation is finished, a PCMCIA card icon will appear in the lower right-handof the Window’s system tray.

7.Double Click on the “My Computer” icon. Your Mobile DVD±R/RW will appear as a CD drive icon. You are now ready to use the Mobile DVD±R/RW drive.

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PCMCIA Installation for Windows NT

1.Go to Start\Settings\Control Panel

2.Double Click SCSI adapter icon

3.Click on the Driver Tab

4.Click Add to add new driver

5.Follow wizard and browse to A:\NT folder for the Driver.

6.Windows will prompt you for driver location again, to continue Type in A:\NT then click continue.

7.Click YES to restart your computer.

8.Double Click on the “My Computer” icon. Your Mobile DVD±R/RW will appear as a CD drive icon. You are now ready to use the DVD±R/RW drive.

Note: You must use the PCMCIA mode for Windows NT.

CardBus/PCMCIA Installation for Windows 2000

1.Make sure your computer is up and running

2.Verify that all cables are connected and there is power to the drive.

3.Insert the PCMCIA cable to the PCMCIA socket.

4.A "New Hardware Found" message shall pops up.

5.Select "Next" to continue installation.

6.Select "Search for a suitable driver...." button and select "Next".

7.In "select a Device Driver page", select "Have Disk" to specify location. Enter path like A:\win2kXp" Select "Addonics CardBus...." click YES for the Windows warning message and let Win2000 to finish the Installation and that's it.

8.Double Click on the “My Computer” icon. Your Mobile DVD±R/RW Will appear as a CD drive icon. You are now ready to use the DVD±R/RW drive.

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