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) ®...
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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™...
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 .
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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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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.