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SCB-2408-D
Dual Interface External
Slim Combo Drive
24x/12x/24x CD-RW Drive
8x DVD-ROM Drive
User Manual
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  • Page 1 SCB-2408-D Dual Interface External Slim Combo Drive 24x/12x/24x CD-RW Drive 8x DVD-ROM Drive User 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

    System Requirements ... 14 Connecting the Drive Cables ... 15 Using the Power Adapter and Plug ... 16 Installing SCB-2408-D Driver for Windows 98SE ... 18 Installing SCB-2408-D Driver for Mac ... 20 Checking the Drive in the System ... 21 Unplugging the SCB-2408-D Device ...
  • Page 4: Notices

    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-2408-D User 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 Fax: +49-2102-9599-31 General Email: sales@asuscom.de (for marketing requests only) Technical Support Support Hotlines:...
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    Safety Information Observe the following precautions before installing and using the ASUS External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM (SCB-2408-D) Drive! 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

    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-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    Package Contents Upon opening your ASUS External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM (SCB-2408-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-2408-D) •...
  • Page 9: Welcome

    Welcome! Thank you for buying the ASUS External Slim CD-RW/DVD-ROM (SCB-2408-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-2408-D has the following specifications.
  • Page 10: Features

    The following sub-sections describe these technologies in detail. FlextraSpeed™ Technology The ASUS FlextraSpeed ™ technology provides the optimum solution to ensure quality recording when using discs that require flexible speeds. The SCB-2408-D drive employs this technology that allows automatic recording speed adjustment based on the recording media.
  • Page 11 P-CAV recording process, resulting in a higher average transfer rate. The following illustration shows the Partial Constant Angular Velocity (P-CAV) recording technology. ASUS SCB-2408-D User Manual Data Data transfer slows down Buffer Memory Write Data Write process...
  • Page 12: 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-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 13: 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-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 14: Installation

    Installation System Requirements Before installing and using the SCB-2408-D, make sure that your computer system meets the following requirements. For Notebook or PC: • IBM-compatible Pentium • Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP operating system • At least 64MB RAM (128MB recommended) For Macintosh: ®...
  • Page 15: 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. ASUS SCB-2408-D User Manual SCB-2408-D IEEE1394 cable and connector DC IN power connector...
  • Page 16: Using The Power Adapter And Plug

    Check your package for the following items: (A) Adapter plug with two flat prongs that form a V-shape. (B) Adapter plug with two round prongs (C) Adapter plug with three prongs (two flat and one rectangular) 90º ASUS SCB-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 17 3. Insert the plug adapter into power adapter until it locks properly in place. Removing the plug adapter 1. To remove the plug adapter, push the clip-lock to the direction indicated by the arrow. 2. When released, pull the adapter plug and power adapter on opposite directions. ASUS SCB-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 18: Installing Scb-2408-D Driver For Windows 98Se

    Installing the SCB-2408-D driver For Windows 98SE Windows 98 Second Edition users need to install the SCB-2408-D device driver for the notebook or PC to recognize the new hardware installed. A device driver is the software program that makes a device work on an operating system (OS).
  • Page 19 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-2408-D driver is successfully installed. Click Finish to start using your external drive! ASUS SCB-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 20: Installing Scb-2408-D Driver For Mac

    Installing the SCB-2408-D driver For Macintosh OS 9.X systems Mac OS 9.x system users need to install the SCB-2408-D device driver for the Mac to recognize the new hardware installed. Follow these steps to install the SCB-2408-D driver: 1. Start-up Mac.
  • Page 21: Checking The Drive In The System

    Checking the Drive in the System To make sure the SCB-2408-D drive is recognized by the computer, follow these steps to check the computer. For Windows OS: 1. Right-click My Computer icon on your desktop. 2. On the pop-up menu, click Properties.
  • Page 22 For Macintosh OS: 1. If necessary, turn ON the drive. 2. Place a disc in the SCB-2408-D drive. 3. Execute the System Profiler from the Apple Control Panels. 4. Click on the Devices and Volumes tab. All types of devices attached to the Mac system are displayed on this tab.
  • Page 23: Unplugging The Scb-2408-D Device

    Follow these steps to safely unplug your SCB-2408-D drive from the notebook or PC if you are using Windows operating system. 1. Locate the Unplug or Eject Hardware icon found in the taskbar.
  • Page 24: 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-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 25: 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-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 26: 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-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 27: 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-2408-D User Manual...
  • Page 28: Technical Information

    Input Linear Current USB terminal IEEE1394 terminal No. of channels Sampling frequency Quantization Distortion S/N ratio Output: Headphone ASUS SCB-2408-D User Manual angle. 100/240 V AC 50/60 Hz 1.0 A USB B type ( High Speed IEEE1394 2 (stereo) 44.1 kHz 16 bits 0.2% max.
  • Page 29 ® SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 30 2.00 2003 ©2003 SCB-2408-D T1315 SCB-2408-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-2408-D ... 5 ... 6 ... 7 ... 8 ... 8 ... 9 ... 12 ... 12 ... 13 ... 13 ... 13 ... 14 ... 14 ... 16 SCB-2408-D ... 24 ... 25 ... 27 ... 27 ... 27 ...
  • Page 33 SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 34 ICON SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 35 SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D USB 2.0 CD-R CD-RW -DVD Playback -Win98SE MacOS USB2.0 SCB-2408-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...
  • Page 37 SCB-2408-D FlextraLink FlextraSpeed FlextraSpeed Technology) FlextraSpeed SCB-2408-D USB 2.0 IEEE1394 FlextraSpeed (Flexible and Strategic Writing Speed DVD-ROM P-CAV (OPC)
  • Page 38 FlextraLink FlextraLink Writing Technology FlextraLink FlextraLink Data Write Data FlextraLink Buffer Underrun FlextraLink FlextraLink Data Write Data Data Write Data Flexible and Strategic Data Data Write Data SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 39 P-CAV P-CAV Partial Constant Angular Velocity P-CAV P-CAV P-CAV Speed SCB-2408-D CLV Constant Linear Velocity Zone CLV P-CAV Time...
  • Page 40 3 . 5V SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 41 8 . IEEE 1394 1394 9. USB USB2.0 SCB-2408-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-2408-D...
  • Page 43 1394 1394 USB 2.0 & SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D IEEE1394 & 1394 1394...
  • Page 44 90º SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 45 SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 46 Windows 98SE Windows 98SE SCB-2408-D 6 . Windows 98SE SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 47 ASUS_RW_USB SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 48 Mac OS 9.X Mac OS 9.x ASUS MSC Driver Installer Install ASUS MSC Driver Stop SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 49 SCB-2408-D Windows CD-ROM ASUS SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 50 SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 51 SCB-2408-D SCB-2408-D Windows U S B ASUS SCB-2408-D Firewire SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 52 SCB-2408-D...
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  • Page 55 SCB-2408-D...
  • Page 56 60,000 Power On Hours ODC 20% of Power On Time ODC 1% of Power On Time 100/240 V AC 50/60 Hz 1.0A USB B IEEE1394 IEEE1394 44.1 kHz 16 bits 0.2% at 1kHz S/N ratio 70 db 0.7V rms (typical) SCB-2408-D...