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Specifications; Important Precautions; Installation; Operation - LG GCR-8522B Owner's Manual

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Host Interface
Disc diameters
12cm/8cm, standard size CD's
Mixed Mode(Audio and Data
Supported disc format
Combined), CD-DA, Mode1(basic
format), Mode2 form 1 & form 2,
Photo CD(Multi-Session), CD-XA
Ready, CD-Plus/CD-Extra, CD-RW
Mounting direction
Data transfer rate
22X(Inner Side) 3,300 Kbytes/s
52X(Outer Side) 7,800 Kbytes/s
*Burst (ATAPI):
16.67 MB/s (PIO Mode 4)
16.67 MB/s (Multi DMA- Mode 2)
Average Access time
75ms (Typical)
Buffer Capacity
128 Kbytes
125000 power on hours
(Duty cycle 10%)
Audio output level
Line output: 0.85 Vrms at 47 kohm
DC 5V, DC12V
Dimensions(WxDxH) 5.75" x 7.27" x 1.63"
(146 x 184.7 x 41.3mm)
Less than 1.7lbs (0.8kg)
Environmental Conditions
When operating
Temperature :
5 °C to 45 °C
(No air cooling)
Humidity :
10% to 80% R.H.
(No condensation)
The drive's appearance and specifications may
change without prior notice.

Important Precautions

Follow these precautions when handling the drive or
• Please take notice that the manufacturer of this
equipment does not offer any warranty against data
loss due to inappropriate installation or handling or
direct or indirect damages.
• Please take notice that the manufacturer will bear
no responsibility for direct or indirect damages
caused by the use of this product or its malfunction.
• Please take notice that the manufacturer will bear
no responsibility for damage to data caused by this


• Avoid placing the drive in a location subject to:
- high humidity
- high temperature
- excessive dust
- mechanical vibration
- direct sunlight
We recommend using the drive in a horizontal or
vertical position. Do not install the drive at an angle.
When not operating


-40 °C to 60 °C
• Don't move the drive suddenly from a cold place to
a warm one or raise the room temperature suddenly.
5% to 90% R.H.
Condensation may occur, causing abnormal
(No condensation)
• Make sure to remove the disc before moving the
drive. The disc may be damaged, causing data loss.
• Be careful to prevent foreign objects, such as liquids
or metal, from entering the drive. In case a foreign
object enters the drive, please consult the dealer
where the drive was purchased.
• Don't interrupt the electric power while the drive is
• When connecting two IDE devices to the Primary or
Secondary connectors, make sure that the two
devices are not configured as both Master, or both
Slave. If they are both set the same, Windows may
fail to run or recognize the drives.


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