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A3715A CD-ROM Drive
User's Guide
HP 9000
Series 700, 800


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    HP 9000 Series 700, 800 A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

  • Page 3: Print History

    Print History © 1997, Hewlett-Packard Company. All rights reserved. Edition 1, May, 1997 This document contains proprietary information, which is protected by copyright. No part of this document may be photocopied, reproduced or translated into another language without the prior written consent of Hewlett-Packard Company.

  • Page 4: Regulatory Statements

    Regulatory Statements FCC Radio Frequency Interference Statement (USA) Caution This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy. If it is not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, it may cause interference to radio communications. It has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A computing device pursuant to Part 15 of FCC rules, which are designed to provide reasonable protection against interference when operated in a commercial environment.

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    LASERTURVALLISUUS LUOKAN 1 LASERLAITE KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT HP3000 Series 9xx - ja HP 9000 Model 8xx -tietokoneisiin voidaan asentaa lisvärusteena laitteensisäinen CD-ROM-lukulaite (9164-0393), joka on laserlaite. Kyseinen CD-ROM-lukulaite on käyttäjän kannalta turvallinen luokan 1 laserlaite. Normaalissa käytössä lukulaitteen soujakotelo estää laseräteen pääsyn laiteen ulkopuolelle. Laitteen turvallisuusluokka on määritetty standardin EN 60825 (1991) mukaisesti.

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    IEC Statement (Worldwide) Note This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. Herstellerbescheinigung (Germany) Diese Information steht im Zusammenhang mit den Anforderungen der Maschinenlärm information sverordnung vom 18 Januar 1991.

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    8000 Foothills Boulevard Manufacturer's Address: Roseville, CA 95747 Declares, that the product Fast CD-ROM Drive Product Name: A3715A Model Number(s): Product Options: Conforms to the following Product Specifications: IEC 950:1991 + A1, A2, A3 / EN 60950:1992 + A1, A2, A3 Safety...

  • Page 8: In This Book

    In This Book This book is the user manual for the A3715A CD-ROM Drive. It contains two chapters and an index. Chapter 1, Operation, describes how to operate the CD-ROM drive, including using its front panel and loading and unloading CD-ROMs.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents Print History ......................iii Safety Considerations ..................iii Regulatory Statements ..................iv In This Book ...................... viii 1. Operation ......................1-1 Features ......................1-2 Front panel ......................1-3 Operating the CD-ROM drive ................1-4 Power On ....................1-4 Drive Status LED ..................1-4 Loading CDs (horizontal mount) ..............

  • Page 11: Operation

    Chapter 1 Operation This chapter describes the features and operations of the CD-ROM drive, including the following: Features Front panel Operating the CD-ROM drive ¡ Power up sequence ¡ Drive status LED ¡ Loading CDs into the CD-ROM drive ¡ Unloading CDs from the CD-ROM drive ¡...

  • Page 12: Features

    Features The A3715A CD-ROM drive is a read-only storage device that uses compact disks. Some features include: Up to 600 MB (megabytes) of read-only storage capacity 115 msec access time 5.75” width, 1.63” height form factor Excellent performance and reliability Built-in self-test diagnostic routine A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

  • Page 13: Front Panel

    Front panel The CD-ROM drive front panel has the following components: " Figure 1-1. Front Panel Headphone jack Use this jack to connect miniature stereo headphones to listen to an audio CD. Volume control knob Use this knob to adjust the volume level of an audio signal. Drive Status LED When this LED is lit, it indicates self-test, system activity or a drive problem.

  • Page 14: Operating The Cd-rom Drive

    3.2 s Normal state, with no CD activity None Normal state, with no CD in drive None No power to the drive Check the drive’s power cable SCSI cable not connected Check the drive’s SCSI cable A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

  • Page 15: Loading Cds (horizontal Mount)

    Loading CDs (horizontal mount) 1. Press the Eject button. The CD tray will slide out of the drive. 2. Hold the CD by the center (with your index or middle finger) and the edge (with your thumb). 3. Place the CD in the CD tray. The print- ing on the CD should face up.

  • Page 16: Loading Cds (vertical Mount)

    The Drive Status LED will light while the drive reads the CD. The LED will then turn off. The CD is now ready for use. Note Always keep the CD tray closed except when inserting or ejecting a CD. This prevents dust from entering the CD-ROM drive. A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

  • Page 17: Unloading Cds

    Unloading CDs 1. Wait for CD-ROM drive activity to stop. 2. Press the Eject button. The CD-ROM drive CD tray will slide out. 3. Remove the CD from the CD tray and place it in its box or sleeve. Store the CD in a safe place. Note Some application software can be configured to prevent unloading a CD until you exit the program.

  • Page 18: Emergency Ejection Of A Cd

    3. Gently push the tip of the paper clip into the emergency eject access hole until the CD-ROM drive’s tray slides out. 4. Remove the CD and gently push the CD tray back into the CD-ROM drive. 5. Restore power to the CD-ROM drive. A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

  • Page 19: Handling And Storing Compact Disks (cds)

    Handling and storing compact disks (CDs) Compact Disk Do’s Do store the CD in its protective case or sleeve. Do store the CD at temperatures between +10° to +60° C (+14° F to +140° F). Do allow the CD to stabilize after moving it from one temperature extreme to another before using. Do wipe a dirty CD with a clean, soft cloth.

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    1-10 A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

  • Page 21: Service

    Chapter 2 Service This chapter describes service and troubleshooting procedures for the CD-ROM drive, including the following: Maintaining the CD-ROM drive Troubleshooting Preparing for a service call Reshipment guidelines Specifications Service...

  • Page 22: Maintaining The Cd-rom Drive

    If a CD has dirt or smears on its read area (the underside of the disk), disk access time will be degraded. An indicator of this condition is when the Drive Status LED blinks slowly (at a rate of 3.2 seconds). Keep CDs free of dirt or grease. A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting The first indication of a problem with the CD-ROM drive will probably be in the form of a message from the application using the CD-ROM drive. If a problem occurs, check the Drive Status LED. Drive Status Probable Cause Action Reading or transferring data None...

  • Page 24: Preparing For A Service Call

    Hewlett-Packard service provider. Hewlett-Packard reserves the right to reject a warranty claim for a product that was improperly repacked before shipment. A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

  • Page 25: Specifications

    Specifications Table 2-1. Specifications General Features Supported Systems HP 9000 Series 800 systems, HP-UX 9.04, 10.x Connector 50-pin single-ended SCSI Performance Access time115 ms (typ) Rotation2400-6360 rpm Burst (SCSI interface)5 MBytes/sec (Async) 10 MBytes/sec (Sync) Electrical Power Requirements Source Voltage +5 V and +12 V ± 5% Maximum @ 5 volts = .75 amps...

  • Page 26: Setting The Scsi Id

    The pinsets have the following functions: Pinset Function SCSI ID 1 SCSI ID 2 SCSI ID 4 Parity (PRTY) 9-10 Terminator Power (TERM ON/OFF 11-12 Media eject prevention (PRV/ALW 13-14 Audio playback (TEST) 15-16 Power A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

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    Index print history ..iii emergency ejection of ..1-8 regulatory statements ..iv–vii handling ..1-9 reshipment guidelines ..2-4 loading horizontal mount ..1-5 vertical mount ..1-6 safety considerations ..iii storage ..1-9 safety symbols ..iii unloading SCSI ID ..

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    Index-2 A3715A CD-ROM Drive User’s Guide...

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    Copyright © 1997 Hewlett-Packard Company Printed in U.S.A. *PA3715-96001* Manual Part Number A3715-96001 A3715-90001 E0597 For internal use only...

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