Asus External Slim Combo Drive SCB-2424A-U User Manual

External slim combo drive 24x/24x/24x cd-rw drive 8x dvd-rom drive
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SCB-2424A-U
External Slim
Combo Drive
24x/24x/24x CD-RW Drive
8x DVD-ROM Drive
User Guide
User Guide
User Guide
User Guide
User Guide

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  Summary of Contents for Asus External Slim Combo Drive SCB-2424A-U

  • Page 1 SCB-2424A-U External Slim Combo Drive 24x/24x/24x CD-RW Drive 8x DVD-ROM Drive User Guide User Guide User Guide User Guide User Guide...
  • Page 2 INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF USE OR DATA, INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS AND THE LIKE), EVEN IF ASUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY DEFECT OR ERROR IN THIS MANUAL OR PRODUCT.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Notices ... 4 ASUS contact information ... 5 Safety information ... 6 Installation notices ... 6 Using the device ... 7 Conventions used in this guide ... 7 Package contents ... 8 Welcome! ... 9 Product introduction ... 9 Specifications ...
  • Page 4: Notices

    Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement Federal Communications Commission Statement Federal Communications Commission Statement Federal Communications Commission Statement Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules . Operation is subject to the following two conditions: •...
  • Page 5: Asus Contact Information

    Technical Support Telephone (General) (Notebook) Support fax Online support ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address...
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    Safety information Observe the following precautions before installing and using the drive! Installation notices Installation notices Installation notices Installation notices Installation notices Do not place this device in an unstable position, or on vibrating surfaces. Do not place this device under direct sunlight or in humid or damp places.
  • Page 7: Using The Device

    Safety information Using the device Using the device Using the device Using the device Using the device • Use of any controls, adjustments, or procedures other than those specified in this manual may result to hazardous radiation exposure. • Do not attempt to disassemble the drive. •...
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    Package contents Upon opening your ASUS External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM (SCB-2424A-U) 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-2424A-U) •...
  • Page 9: Welcome

    Welcome! Thank you for buying the A S U S E x t e r n a l S l i m C D - R W / D V D - R O M ( S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U ) ( S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U ) ( S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U ) Drive! ( S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U )
  • Page 10: Features

    2 . 2 Features Features The ASUS SCB-2424A-U is an External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive with 24x CD-Write, 24x CD-ReWrite, 24x CD-Read and 8x DVD-Read capabilities. The drive complies with the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 (USB 2.0) specification and comes equipped with the latest innovative technologies in CD recording.
  • Page 11: Other Applications

    FlextraLink™ FlextraLink™ technology 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 Partial Constant Angular Velocity (P-CAV) technology Partial Constant Angular Velocity (P-CAV) technology Partial Constant Angular Velocity (P-CAV) technology Partial Constant Angular Velocity (P-CAV) technology Partial Constant Angular Velocity (P-CAV) technology The Partial Constant Angular Velocity (P-CAV) recording method is a combination of the Constant Angular Velocity (CAV) and Constant Linear Velocity (CLV) recording technologies.
  • Page 13 Top cover Top cover Top cover Top cover Top cover STOP/OPEN button This button has two functions. When power is ON, pressing this button opens the top cover. While in PLAY mode, pressing this button stops the disc in the drive. PLAY/SKIP button This button has two functions.
  • Page 14 Right side panel Right side panel Right side panel Right side panel Right side panel Power switch Turns the drive ON or OFF. Move the switch to the left turns on the drive. Move the switch to the right turns off the drive. Power/Read/Write indicator This LED flashes green when •...
  • Page 15: Installation

    Installation 3 . 1 3 . 1 System requirements System requirements 3 . 1 3 . 1 3 . 1 System requirements System requirements System requirements Before installing and using the SCB-2424A-U, make sure that your system meets the following requirements. For Notebook or PC For Notebook or PC For Notebook or PC...
  • Page 16: Connecting The Drive Cables

    3 . 2 3 . 2 3 . 2 Connecting the drive cables Connecting the drive cables Connecting the drive cables 3 . 2 3 . 2 Connecting the drive cables Connecting the drive cables Insert the USB cord - B series plug into the USB port of the drive Insert the USB cord - A series plug into a notebook, PC or MAC USB port.
  • Page 17: Driver Installation

    3 . 3 3 . 3 3 . 3 Driver installation Driver installation Driver installation 3 . 3 3 . 3 Driver installation Driver installation For Windows For Windows For Windows For Windows For Windows ® ® ® ® ® 98 SE 98 SE 98 SE...
  • Page 18 Locate the folder “USB_RW_Driver” in the CD-ROM drive. Click O K The specific location of the device driver appears on the Add New Hardware Wizard window. Click N e x t N e x t. N e x t N e x t N e x t 10.
  • Page 19 Insert the bundled software CD in the CD drive of your Mac Open the folder “ASUS MSC Driver Installer.” Double click on the icon “Install ASUS MSC Driver.” A window displaying the progress of the installation process appears. Press S t o p...
  • Page 20: Checking The Drive In The System

    3 . 4 3 . 4 3 . 4 Checking the drive in the system Checking the drive in the system Checking the drive in the system 3 . 4 3 . 4 Checking the drive in the system Checking the drive in the system To make sure your computer recognizes the drive, follow these steps to check the computer.
  • Page 21 For Macintosh OS For Macintosh OS ® ® ® ® ® : : : : : For Macintosh OS For Macintosh OS For Macintosh OS Turn ON the drive. Place a disc in the drive. Execute the S y s t e m P r o f i l e r S y s t e m P r o f i l e r S y s t e m P r o f i l e r S y s t e m P r o f i l e r...
  • Page 22: Unplugging The Drive

    3 . 5 3 . 5 3 . 5 Unplugging the drive Unplugging the drive Unplugging the drive 3 . 5 3 . 5 Unplugging the drive Unplugging the drive When installed, the drive must be properly unplugged or disconnected from the computer to avoid a computer crash or possible data loss.
  • Page 23: Drive Basics

    Drive basics 4 . 1 4 . 1 Placing a disc into the drive Placing a disc into the drive 4 . 1 4 . 1 4 . 1 Placing a disc into the drive Placing a disc into the drive Placing a disc into the drive S t o p / O p e n S t o p / O p e n...
  • Page 24: Ejecting A Disc From The Drive

    Place the disc into the tray and make sure that the disc is securely clipped in place. Close the top cover by gently pressing the cover downwards until the top cover locks in place. 4 . 2 4 . 2 Ejecting a disc from the drive Ejecting a disc from the drive 4 .
  • Page 25: Using The Emergency Manual Eject Bar

    4 . 3 4 . 3 4 . 3 Using the emergency manual eject bar Using the emergency manual eject bar Using the emergency manual eject bar 4 . 3 4 . 3 Using the emergency manual eject bar Using the emergency manual eject bar The emergency manual eject bar at the bottom panel of the drive allows you to manually open the top cover and remove a disc from the drive in cases when:...
  • Page 26: Using Compact Discs

    4 . 4 4 . 4 4 . 4 Using compact discs Using compact discs Using compact discs 4 . 4 4 . 4 Using compact discs Using compact discs Take note of these instructions when using compact discs to avoid damaging the discs and your drive.
  • Page 27: Technical Information

    Technical information 5 . 1 5 . 1 5 . 1 Environmental specifications Environmental specifications Environmental specifications 5 . 1 5 . 1 Environmental specifications Environmental specifications Temperature Temperature Temperature Temperature Temperature Operation Storage H u m i d i t y H u m i d i t y H u m i d i t y H u m i d i t y...
  • Page 28 A S U S S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U e x t e r n a l s l i m c o m b o d r i v e A S U S S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U e x t e r n a l s l i m c o m b o d r i v e A S U S S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U e x t e r n a l s l i m c o m b o d r i v e A S U S S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U e x t e r n a l s l i m c o m b o d r i v e A S U S S C B - 2 4 2 4 A - U e x t e r n a l s l i m c o m b o d r i v e...