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LG CA40N Owner's Manual

LG CA40N Owner's Manual


Slim BD-ROM / DVD Writer
To enjoy fully all the features and functions of your product,
please read this owner's manual carefully and completely.



Summary of Contents for LG CA40N

  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL Slim BD-ROM / DVD Writer To enjoy fully all the features and functions of your product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and completely. CA40N...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions The laser used in the writer can damage your eyes. Do not CAUTION: attempt to open the cover. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove the cover (or back). There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Information in this document is subject to change without notice. © 2014 HLDS, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks used in this text: HLDS is a trademark of HLDS, Inc.; LG and the LG logo are trademarks of LG Electronics, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Drive Description This drive reads CD, DVD, and BD media and writes to CD and DVD media. This drive has a 12.7 mm slot form factor. Features of the Drive • 12.7mm height internal slim slot BD Combo Drive. •...
  • Page 5: Using The Drive

    Using the Drive Drive Operation Front Panel This following is the general figure of the design of the drive. The drive’s appearance and specifications may change without prior notice. Disc slot Indicator (Power, Access) Eject button 1. Disc slot This is the slot for the disc. Insert a disc on the disc slot, and then lightly push the disc.
  • Page 6 Inserting a Disc • Insert the disc, label-side up, about quarter-way into the drive slot till a slight resistance is felt. • Gently push the disc further into the drive slot until the drive mechanism is heard to engage and draw in the disc. NOTE: 8 cm discs are not supported for Slot load drive.
  • Page 7: Drive Connectors

    Cleaning Media If dust or fingerprints get on the disc, wipe it with a soft cloth from the center to the edge. CAUTION: Do not use benzene, paint thinner, record cleaner, solvent, or static repellent. This can damage the disc. Cleaning the Drive Cleaning the inside of the drive is not recommended.
  • Page 8: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Please refer to the Introduction section to determine if the drive in your system is a slim device. Symptoms and Solutions Symptoms Solutions 1. Drive is not 1-1. Turn off the system, remove the drive, and re-insert back recognized by to the system.
  • Page 9 Symptoms Solutions 7. Cannot write to disc 7-1. Is the disc loaded in the drive with the read/write surface (for drives with write facing the right direction? The label should be up. If a disc capability). does not have a label, the disc code on the inner side of the disc should be properly oriented for reading when looking from the top of the disc.
  • Page 10: Specifications

    Specifications System Interface Host Interface X3T13 ATA/ATAPI-8 Revision 2c INF-8090i Version 7 (MtFuji-7) Rev 1.20 INCITS xxx T10/1836D (MMC-6) Revision 2 BD-ROM (SL/DL), BD-R (SL/DL/TL), Applicable disc BD-RE (SL/DL/TL) formats DVD-ROM (SL/DL), DVD-R (SL/DL), DVD-RW, DVD-RAM(Ver.2.0 Higher), DVD+R (SL/DL), DVD+RW CD-ROM Mode-1data disc, CD-ROM Mode-2 data disc, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, Photo-CD Multi-Session, Video CD, CD-Audio Disc, Mixed...
  • Page 11 Burst transfer 1.5 G bits/s (10b side) rate 1.2 G bits/s (8b side) BD-ROM 200 ms typ. Access time (1/3 stroke) DVD-ROM 160 ms typ. DVD-RAM 200 ms typ. CD-ROM 160 ms typ. Buffer capacity 2 MB Reliability MTBF 60,000 power on hours (POH) Power supply Voltage +5V +/-5% ripple less than 100 mVp-p...
  • Page 12 Please visit and install the automatic firmware download program, “LG ODD Online F/W update.” This program will automatically check for new firmware releases and download them. 2014 Made by LG Electronics. ©...