CD ROM or CD RW/DVD Drive (Depending on the Device Confi-
Depending on the device configuration, a CD ROM or a CD RW/DVD drive is fitted
in the SIMATIC Box PC 840.
When the open/close button is pressed, the CD/DVD tray is travelled out with a
slight delay. Insert the CD/DVD with the labelling facing forwards into the tray. The
CD/DVD tray is retracted automatically, when the tray is pressed briefly or the the
Open/Close button is pressed.
By briefly pressing the eject button, the drawer springs out slightly. You can
remove the CD/DVD.
When the device ist switched off, the disk can be forced out by using a pin (for
example, a opened up paper clip).
After the drawer has been closed, the CD/DVD is tested and the access display
light on the drive starts to flash:
– If the access LED flashes continually, the CD/DVD is faulty but can still be
– If the access LED flashes several times and then remains lit, the CD/DVD
you have inserted is defective and cannot be read.
– normally the access LED is lit when reading the CD/DVD.
CD-ROM or CD-RW/DVD drives are sensitive to vibrations and shock. Any vibra-
tions occuring during operation can lead to damage to the drive or CD/DVD.
The burning operation with the CD/DVD drive is only permissible under an
ambient temperature between +5_C and +40_C.
To be attain the full functionality of the CD RW/DVD drive, additional software
(DVD player or burner software) is necessary. You can find it on the CD included in
the delivery of the device. To install the software place the CD in the drive and fol-
low the instructions on the screen.
SIMATIC Box PC 840 Manual
Welcome to the SIMATIC Box PC 840