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Samsung CD Player User Manual

Samsung CD Player User Manual

Samsung cd player user manual



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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Index 1. Safety Precautions Notational Installation While Operating Other 2. Introduction Front Rear 3. Setup Installing the COMBO Drive Connecting the Cables Installing the CD Record Utility Installing the Device Driver Setting Up the Device Driver 4. Using the Drive Using the COMBO Drive Storing and Cleaning Your Discs Upgrading the Firmware Flash Memory...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Notational Warning / Caution Warning : This symbol indicates explanations about extremely dangerous matters. If users ignore this symbol and handle the device the wrong way, serious injury or death could result. Caution : This symbol indicates explanations about dangerous matters. If users ignore this symbol and handle the device the wrong way, damage to home or property could result.
  • Page 3: Installation

    Safety Precautions Installation Place the drive on a level surface. - Failure to do so may cause the device to fall onto a hard surface, resulting in damage or malfunction. Do not place the drive in direct sunlight. Avoid low- or high-temperature environments. Avoid high-humidity environments.
  • Page 4: While Operating

    Safety Precautions While Operating Handle with caution to prevent damage from external shock. Do not drop the drive, and protect it fromsevere shocks. - It can damage the drive or cause it to malfunction. Do not move the drive while in operation and do not attempt to open the disc tray byforce.
  • Page 5: Other

    Safety Precautions Other Never allow food particles or foreign substances to enter the drive casing. To protect against the risk of fire, do ot spill such liquids as alcohol and benzene on the drive. Do not disassemble, attempt to repair or modify the device without express approval as directed in the manual.
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction Front 1. Connector for stereo headphones with a 3.6 mm stereo mini-jack. 2. Headphone volume control. 3. Emergency eject hole. (if the compartment does not open when you press the Eject button, power off the computer, insert a pin or unfolded paper clip in the hole and push firmly) 4.
  • Page 7: Rear

    Introduction Rear 1. Two-pin digital audio output terminal for use with a sound or MPEG card supporting digital audio features. 2. Four-pin sound output terminal for use with a sound card. (refer to the sound card documentation for further details) 3.
  • Page 8: Setup

    Setup Installing the COMBO Drive To install your COMBO Drive in the PC, proceed as follows. Make sure that the PC is powered off and disconnected from any power source. If necessary, attach a horizontal bracket to both sides of the drive. Remove the cover from a free expansion slot and install the COMBO drive, as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 9 Setup Connecting the power cable The 4-pin power cable from the internal power unit of your computer must be connected to the power terminal on the rear of the COMBO drive. A - Cut Side Note: An improperly connected power cable may cause trouble. Check the direction of the power connector and the incline side of the COMBO drive before connecting.
  • Page 10 Setup If there is two COMBO drive, select MA (Master) / SL (Slave). a : Master Drive (Choose the MA Jumper) b : Slave Drive (Choose the SL Jumper) c : Hard Drive e : Primary 1 Installing a jumper on the master/slave select terminal Connect a jumper to the rear side of the COMBO.
  • Page 11: Installing The Cd Record Utility

    The SAMSUNG COMBO SM - *** device name is displayed. The SAMSUNG device driver enables discs in the COMBO drive to be read but not recorded in an MS-DOS environment; the driver is located in the D driver folder on the CD record utility disc.
  • Page 12: Using The Drive

    Eject button. The indicator light comes on. Play the disc (CD/DVD). Playing Audio CDs Run the CD player supplied with Windows or your sound card. You can listen to the CD by connecting an earphone to the earphone connection terminal. Playing DVDs or Video CDs Set up and run the SOFT MPEG program supplied as an accessory.
  • Page 13: Upgrading The Firmware Flash Memory

    RPC-2is selected by default for the SM-348 COMBO drive. You can change the region code up tofive times via an MPEG application. Please contact your dealer or local SAMSUNG representative if you wish tochange the local code more than fivetimes.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have any problems recording via your COMBO drive, follow the appropriate instructions below for the source that you are using. Hard Drive Check whether the source file is corrupted. Optimize the hard disk by using the Windows defragmenter feature: START / PROGRAMS / ACCESSORIES / SYSTEM TOOLS / DISC DEFRAGMENTER Decompress the hard disk if it is compressed.
  • Page 15: Caution With Errors

    Troubleshooting Caution with errors Every CD-R or CD-RW drive records data by applying recording laser onto a CD. If the CD is damaged or recording data is not possible, you need to remove the following causes of the error before using the CD. It is recommended to set a CD-R or CD-RW drive as follows.
  • Page 16 Troubleshooting Recommended Disc Types CD-R RICOH, DAIYO-YUDEN, MITSUI, FUJI, SKC, ACER, BEALL CD-RW RICOH, SONY, MITSUI, ACER, NANYA General DMA Installation Guide Windows 98/Me Important! Please read the entire DMA installation guide before installing your COMBO drive. About DMA Installation For stable writing performance at high speeds, Installation of DMA transfer mode for E-IDE/ATAPI interface is strongly recommended.
  • Page 17: Solving Technical Problems

    Check that the sound card is operational. Adjust the volume control. Run the CD player supplied with Windows or your sound card. You can listen to the CD by connecting headphones to the appropriate connector. If you have installed the appropriate player, such as Microsoft Windows Media Player, you can adjust the volume using the headphone volume control on the drive front panel.
  • Page 18: Specifications

    Specifications SAMSUNG continually strives to improve its products. Both the design specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change without notice. Technical Specifications ITEM DISC Disc types DVD-ROM, DVD-VIDEO, DVD-R, DVD - RW, CD-DA (Audio), supported CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-Plus, CD-Extra,...

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