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  • Page 1 Installation & User’s Guide for UCR 421 UCR 420...
  • Page 2 Kenwood Technologies 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Published 12/99 Part No. UCR5024...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Table of Contents Table of Contents 1: Introduction ..........3 System Requirements .
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  • Page 5: 1: Introduction

    System Requirements To achieve the maximum performance from your 72X or 62X TrueX CD-ROM, Kenwood recommends the following configuration for your PC: • Intel’s 440LX chipset or better (or equivalent) is recommended for best results • 233 MHz Pentium with MMX or Higher (or Equivalent) ®...
  • Page 6: Tools You May Need

    1: Introduction Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide This is an internal CD-ROM drive, which requires an available 5.25 inch (half-height) drive bay (Figure 1-1). If you do not have an open bay available, you must remove a device from the machine to make room for your new CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 7: 2: Technical Background

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide 2: Technical Background 2: Technical Background EIDE/ATAPI BASICS "EIDE" stands for enhanced integrated drive electronics. It is a pathway to transfer data from an attached device (such as a hard disk or CD-ROM drive) to the computer's processor.
  • Page 8: Locating And Setting Master/slave/csel Jumpers

    2: Technical Background Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide The third possible setting for a drive is CABLE SELECT, indicated as “CS” or “CSEL”. This is the only exception to the MASTER/SLAVE arrangement noted above. In this case a special cable is required and all devices attached to this cable must be set to CABLE SELECT.
  • Page 9: 3: Hardware Installation

    "Start" button, select "Find" then "Files or Folders". When the "Find" window appears, type MSCDEX.EXE and click "Find Now". Once the file is located you can copy it to a floppy diskette. The Kenwood Driver is available at our web site (http://www.kenwoodtech.com/tech_support) in the Technical Support Downloads section.
  • Page 10: Turning Your Computer "off

    3: Hardware Installation Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Step 2: TURNING YOUR COMPUTER "OFF" Before attempting to open your machine ensure that your computer is turned “OFF”. Manipulating computer hardware while the computer is “ON” can cause many problems and result in hardware damage or even personal injury. Consult your computer’s documentation for electrostatic precautions and other warnings.
  • Page 11: Removing Your Older Device

    As we discussed in Section 2, you need to set your MASTER/SLAVE/CSEL jumpers properly so your computer can communicate with your new CD-ROM drive. For optimal performance, Kenwood recommends that you install your TrueX Drive as MASTER on the Secondary IDE channel.
  • Page 12: Mounting Your Cd-rom Drive

    3: Hardware Installation Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Step 7: MOUNTING YOUR CD-ROM DRIVE To mount your 72X or 62X TrueX™ CD-ROM Drive, you will need to use the four mounting screws included with your CD-ROM drive. The drive has four mounting holes on each side and on the bottom (12 total).
  • Page 13: Connecting Your Cables

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide 3: Hardware Installation Step 8: CONNECTING YOUR CABLES Once the drive is in place, it is a simple matter of plugging in the IDE cable, the CD audio cable connector (diagram in circle– see Figure 3-2) and the power cable (see Figure 3-3).
  • Page 14: Eide Cable

    This cable is keyed at both ends, so it will only fit in one direction. Kenwood includes an audio cable that fits most sound cards. However, sound cards do vary. If the included cable does not fit, please consult the manufacturer for your particular sound card.
  • Page 15: 4: Software Configuration

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide 4: Software Configuration 4: Software Configuration NOTE: No special software is required to operate your 72X or 62X TrueX™ CD-ROM Drive. The following section explains the general software configuration procedure for Windows® 95. Windows® 98 will automatically recognize your 72X or 62X TrueX™...
  • Page 16: Dma And File System Settings

    If it is not already checked, click in the DMA box.** Figure 4-1 ‡ If the Kenwood CD-ROM is not listed in step 4, your drive is not connected properly. Go back to Sections 3 & 4 of this manual to verify your installation .
  • Page 17 Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide 4: Software Configuration In order to get the added benefits the Windows® operating system provides, you should make sure the File System properties for CD-ROM are optimized. Follow the process below to ensure your operating system is set for best results (as shown in Figure 4-2): 1) Using the right mouse button, click once on the “My Computer”...
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  • Page 19: 5: Drive Usage

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide 5: Drive Usage 5: Drive Usage Handling CD-ROM Discs Hold all CD’s by the outside edge, or through the center of the disc. Touching the side opposite the label can cause smears, smudges, or scratches that can cause the disc to be unreadable.
  • Page 20: Care And Handling

    5: Drive Usage Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Place the CD disc in the tray “label-side” up. The data that the drive reads is located on the bottom of the disc. Figure 5-2 CD-ROM Tray (top view) If your system is powered down and you need to remove a disc that is still inside of your CD-ROM drive, you can open the drive using the emergency eject hole located on the front of the device.
  • Page 21: 6: Troubleshooting

    One way to identify this media is to look for a silk-screened logo and label on the top side of the disc. Using quality media will enhance the overall experience with your Kenwood 72X or 62X TrueX CD-ROM Drive. Page 19...
  • Page 22: Symptom/solution

    6: Troubleshooting Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Symptom/Solution: Getting a ‘Not ready reading drive D:’ error message: • Confirm that a disc is loaded into the CD-ROM drive. • Make sure that the CD-ROM disc is “label-side” up and seated correctly on the tray.
  • Page 23 Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide 6: Troubleshooting When reading from a disc, sounds come from the drive: NOTE: While initializing and accessing data, your CD-ROM drive will make some intermittent sounds. This is normal. • Remove the disc and, if necessary, clean it.
  • Page 24 6: Troubleshooting Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Can’t get an Audio CD (CD music) to work: • Make sure that the CD audio cable is plugged into both sound card and the CD-ROM drive. • If you are running Windows® 95/98, make sure you have Multimedia CD player and Volume Controls installed.
  • Page 25: Appendix A: Technical Support

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Appendix A: Technical Support Appendix A: Technical Support Before calling our technical support you may find it beneficial to consult the Technical Support area on our web site at: http://www.kenwoodtech.com/tech_support.html Or you can send a description of your issue via email so one of our trained technical support representatives can promptly respond.
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  • Page 27: Appendix B: Glossary

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Appendix B: Glossary Appendix B: Glossary CD-ROM disc: (Compact Disc-Read Only Memory disc). A 12 centimeter (in diameter) disc used to store large amounts of data. Chain: The method of connecting two EIDE drives to your system using a single IDE ribbon cable (i.e.
  • Page 28 Appendix B: Glossary Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Internal: This refers to a device that is located physically within the computer case. For example, a processor is an internal device. Jumper Block: A set or series of metal pins onto which jumper caps are installed.
  • Page 29: Appendix C: Drive Specifications

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide Appendix C: Drive Specifications Appendix C: Drive Specifications Drive Specifications General Specifications Drive Interface Installation Orientation • EIDE/ATAPI • Horizontal or Vertical Disc Loading Dimensions (W/H/D) • Motorized Tray • 5.9 x 1.7 x 7.9in (14.9 x 4.3 x 20cm)
  • Page 30: Warranty Infomation

    If such efforts fail and your Drive continues to not function properly, you will be asked to obtain an RMA# and send the product back to Kenwood Technologies for repair or replacement. A purchase receipt or other proof of date of original purchase will be required before warranty service is rendered.
  • Page 31: Fcc Information

    Kenwood 72X and 62X TrueX User’s Guide FCC Notice Declaration of Conformity Model Number: UCR-421 Trade Name: KENWOOD Responsible party: KENWOOD TECHNOLOGIES (U.S.A.), INC. Address: 1701 Junction Court, Suite 100 • San Jose, CA 95112 Telephone No.: 1-408-467-7900 This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules, Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 32 © Copyright 1999 Kenwood Technologies (USA), Inc. Kenwood Technologies (USA), Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kenwood Americas Corporation. Zen Research, the Powered by Zen logo, and TrueX are trademarks or registered trademarks of Zen Research NV and its affiliates. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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