Download  Print this page

Asus Dual-Interface External Slim Combo Drive SCB-1608-D User Manual

Asus scb-1608-d dual-interface external slim combo drive user's manual 16x/10x/24x cd-rw drive 8x dvd-rom drive
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

Quick Links

SCB-1608-D
Dual-Interface External
Slim Combo Drive
16x/10x/24x CD-RW Drive
8x DVD-ROM Drive
User's Manual
1

Advertisement

Table of Contents
loading

  Related Manuals for Asus Dual-Interface External Slim Combo Drive SCB-1608-D

  Summary of Contents for Asus Dual-Interface External Slim Combo Drive SCB-1608-D

  • Page 1 SCB-1608-D Dual-Interface External Slim Combo Drive 16x/10x/24x CD-RW Drive 8x DVD-ROM Drive User’s Manual...
  • Page 2: Copyrights/Disclaimer

    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Copyrights/Disclaimer ... 2 FCC/CDC Statements ... 4 ASUS Contact Information ... 5 Safety Information ... 6 Installation Notices ... 6 Using the Device ... 7 Package Contents ... 8 Welcome! ... 9 Product Introduction ... 9 Features ... 9 Top Cover Panel ...
  • Page 4: Fcc/Cdc Statements

    This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 5: Asus Contact Information

    Technical Support Support Fax: +1-502-933-8713 General Support: +1-502-995-0883 Web Site: www.asus.com Support Email: tsd@asus.com ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address: Harkortstr. 25, 40880 Ratingen, BRD, Germany General Email: sales@asuscom.de (for marketing requests only) General Fax: +49-2102-9599-31 Technical Support Support Hotline:...
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    Safety Information Observe the following precautions before installing and using the ASUS External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM (SCB-1608-D) Drive! Installation Notices Do not place this device in an unstable position, or in one that vibrates. Do not place this device in areas where there is direct sunlight, high humidity, or damp condition.
  • Page 7: Using The Device

    CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task. IMPORTANT: Information that you MUST follow to complete a task. NOTE: Tips and additional information to aid in completing a task. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    Package Contents Upon opening your ASUS External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM (SCB-1608-D) drive package, check if all the following items are present and in good condition. If any of the items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer immediately. • ASUS External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive (SCB-1608-D) •...
  • Page 9: Welcome

    Welcome! Thank you for buying the ASUS External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM (SCB-1608-D) Drive! To ensure proper installation and use of this device, read the instructions and other important information contained in this manual. Product Introduction Specifications The SCB-1608-D has the following specifications.
  • Page 10: Features

    Features The ASUS SCB-1608-D is an External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive with 16x CD-Write, 10x CD-ReWrite, 24x CD-Read and 8x DVD-Read capabilities. The drive complies with the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 (USB 2.0) and IEEE 1394 specifications and comes equipped with the latest innovative technologies in CD recording.
  • Page 11: Other Applications

    FlextraLink™ Technology The ASUS FlextraLink ™ technology provides a seamless combination of flexibility and ultra-reliable recording quality. FlextraLink ™ incorporates a flexible strategy that prevents buffer underrun problems caused by an empty data buffer. This CD-RW drive technology allows continuous monitoring of the data buffer status during the write process.
  • Page 12 Unlike Zone Constant Linear Velocity (Z-CLV) recording, no links are produced in the P-CAV recording process, resulting in a higher average transfer rate. The following illustration shows the Partial Constant Angular Velocity (P-CAV) recording technology. Partial CAV Speed ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual Time...
  • Page 13: Top Cover Panel

    While in the PLAY mode, pressing this button skips to the next track on the disc. Left Side Panel 3. 5V Power Jack This jack is for the AC adaptor power cable. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 14: Right Side Panel

    8. IEEE 1394 connector A standard high performance serial bus interface for computers. 9. USB connector A standard Universal Serial Bus (USB 2.0) plug and play interface. Front Panel ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 15: Installation

    Do not use damaged or warped disc in the CD-RW drive. The disc may break apart during use and cause potential body injury or damage to your drive. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual ® II - 333 MHz or higher PC...
  • Page 16: Connecting The Drive Cables

    DO NOT use too much force when fitting the cable plugs. Notebook or PC USB 2.0 cable and connector Power plug types may vary in different countries or regions around the world. SCB-1608-D IEEE1394 cable and connector DC IN power connector ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual Power Adapter and Plug...
  • Page 17: Installing Scb-1608-D Driver For Windows 98Se

    Click Next. 6. Windows 98SE can automatically search for the best driver for the device, select (Recommended) option. Click Next. 7. Specify the location of the driver .INF file , click on Browse. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual users:...
  • Page 18 11. A message box with the installation progress bar is displayed. If cancelled, the installation process has to be repeated from the start. 12. The SCB-1608-D driver is successfully installed. Click Finish to start using your external drive! ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 19: Installing Scb-1608-D Driver For Mac

    2. Insert the bundled software CD in the CD drive of your Mac. 3. Open the folder “ASUS MSC Driver Installer”. 4. Double click on the icon “Install ASUS MSC Driver”. 5. A window displaying progress of installation process appears. If you want to abort installation, press Stop button.
  • Page 20: Checking The Drive In The System

    3. Click the Device Manager tab on the system properties dialogue box. 4. Click on CD-ROM from the list. Screen display may vary depending on the operating system (OS) version. ASUS SCB-1608-D drive name should appear here. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 21 5. Look for an additional disc icon with the USB device symbol. The icon is displayed with the volume label of the disc placed in the drive. It is usually added at the bottom of the list. additional disc icon ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 22: Properly Unplugging Scb-1608-D Device

    Hardware icon found in the taskbar. Double-click on the icon. 2. Select the name of the hardware device (“ASUS SCB-1608-D”), to unplug. Click Stop. 3. Confirm the device to be stopped. Again, select the name of the device you want to unplug.
  • Page 23: Cd-Rw Drive Basics

    Placing a Disc into the Drive 1. Press the stop/open button on the top cover panel of the drive to open the top cover. 2. When the top cover opens, carefully lift the top cover fully upward. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 24: Ejecting A Disc From The Drive

    1. Press the open/stop button on the top cover panel of the drive to open the top cover. 2. Carefully remove the disc from the drive. 3. Close the top cover by gently pressing it downwards. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 25: Using The Emergency Manual Eject Bar

    1. Lift the slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive and place upside down to expose the bottom of the drive. Press the manual eject bar, located as labeled. 2. Open the top cover and carefully remove the disc. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 26: Using Compact Discs

    Cleaning a Disc Spray the disc with compressed air for about five seconds to get rid of the dust on a disc. Handling a Disc Hold a disc by the edges. Do not touch the disc surface. ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 27: Technical Information

    Microphone located 50cm in front of the drive, 120 cm above the drive at 30 Reliability Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) Electrical and Audio Specifications Power Source I/O Terminal Audio ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual Operation: 5°C < to < 40°C Storage: - 20°C to < 60°C Operation: 5% to 80% non-condensing...
  • Page 28 ASUS SCB-1608-D User’s Manual...
  • Page 29 ® SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 30 4.00 2003 ©2003 SCB-1608-D T1314 SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 31 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.( 886-2-2894-3447 886-2-2890-7798 info@asus.com.tw 0800-093-456 886-2-2890-7698 http://taiwan.asus.com.tw/ ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL ( 44370 Nobel Drive, Fremont, CA 94538, USA +1-510-608-4555 tmd1@asus.com +1-502-933-8713 +1-502-995-0883 +1-877-918-ASUS(2787)... tsd@asus.com www.asus.com ASUS COMPUTER GmbH ( Harkortstr. 25, 40880 Ratingen, BRD, Germany 49-2102-9599-31 Email sales@asuscom.de 49-2102-9599-0 ...
  • Page 32 SCB-1608-D ... 6 ... 7 ... 8 ... 9 ... 9 ... 10 ... 13 ... 13 ... 14 ... 14 ... 14 ... 15 ... 15 SCB-1608-D ... 22 ... 23 ... 25 ... 25 ... 25 ... 26 ...
  • Page 33 SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 34 ICON SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 35 SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D USB 2.0 CD-R CD-RW -DVD Playback -Win98SE MacOS USB2.0 SCB-1608-D IEEE1394...
  • Page 36 SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D - CD-R - CD-RW - CD - DVD - DAE 24x, 20x, 16x (P-CAV), 10x, 8x, 4x (CLV) 12x (P-CAV), 10x, 8x, 4x, (CLV) 24x max (CAV)~3600 KB/Sec 8x max (CAV)~10820 KB/Sec 24x max (CAV)~3600 KB/Sec DVD: 120 ms CD: 100 ms USB 2.0 IEEE1394 FlextraSpeed...
  • Page 37 SCB-1608-D DVD-ROM USB 2.0 IEEE1394 FlextraSpeed FlextraLink P-CAV FlextraSpeed (OPC) FlextraSpeed (Flexible and Strategic Writing Speed Technology) FlextraSpeed SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 38 FlextraLink FlextraLink Technology FlextraLink FlextraLink Data Write Data FlextraLink Flexible and Strategic Writing Buffer Underrun FlextraLink FlextraLink Data Write Data Data Write Data Data Data Write Data SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 39 P-CAV P-CAV Partial Constant Angular Velocity P-CAV P-CAV P-CAV Speed SCB-1608-D CLV Constant Linear Velocity Zone CLV Time...
  • Page 40 3. 5V SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 41 8 . IEEE 1394 1394 9. USB USB2.0 SCB-1608-D IEEE1394...
  • Page 42 Windows 98SE/ME/XP/2000 64MB ® PowerPC Mac OS 9.1 9.2 128MB Pentium II 333MHz G3 G4 G4 Dual Mac OS X 10.1 128MB SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 43 1394 1394 USB 2.0 & SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D IEEE1394 & 1394 1394...
  • Page 44 Windows 98SE Windows 98SE SCB-1608-D 6. Windows 98SE SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 45 ASUS_RW_USB SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 46 Mac OS 9.X Mac OS 9.x ASUS MSC Driver Installer Install ASUS MSC Driver Stop SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 47 SCB-1608-D Windows CD-ROM ASUS SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 48 SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 49 SCB-1608-D SCB-1608-D Windows U S B ASUS SCB-1608-D Firewire SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 50 SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 51 SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 52 SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 53 SCB-1608-D...
  • Page 54 MTBF Mean Time Between Failure) MTTR Mean Time To Repair) *ODC - Operating Duty Cycle 5 C < to < 40 C -20 C < to < 60 C 5% to 80% 5% to 90% 0.25G at 5 ~ 500 Hz) 1.5G at 10 ~ 500 Hz) 50G at 11ms/half sine wave,3 shock/each side...