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Samsung SW-248F User Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    2. Introduction Front Rear 3. Setup Installing the CD-R/RW Drive Connecting the Cables Installing the CD Record Utility Installing the Device Driver Setting Up the Device Driver 4. Using the Drive Using the CD-R/RW Drive Storing and Cleaning Your Discs...
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Always make sure that the disc does not have a crack before use. If the disc has a crack (especially around the center hole), it is recommended to make a copy immediately and use the copy instead.
  • Page 3: Installation

    Installation 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.
  • Page 4: While Operating

    - Do not insert a pin into the emergency opening while in operation. Do not use cracked, distorted or damaged discs. - In particular, a disc with a crack on the inner tracks may break while in use. English - 5...
  • Page 5: 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

    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

    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 CD-R/RW drive, as shown in the illustration. Connecting the Cables...
  • 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 CD-R/RW 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 CD-R/RW drive before connecting.
  • Page 10 If the jumper is connected to SL (Slave), it will work in the Slave mode. If the jumper is connected to CS (CSEL), you can control the device by using the host interface signal CSEL. (In general, connection to MA is recommended.)
  • Page 11: Installing The Cd Record Utility

    Installing the CD Record Utility To record data on a CD-R or CD-RW disc in the CD-R/RW drive, you must first install the CD record utility. For compatibility reasons, you are recommended to uninstall any existing software of the same type before installing this utility.
  • Page 12: Using The Drive

    Do not touch the surface of a disc; hold it by the edges. To clean a disc, polish lightly from the inside of the disc to the outside with a soft cotton cloth. Do not leave the disc compartment open when you are not using it.
  • Page 13: Upgrading The Firmware Flash Memory

    The product firmware can be upgraded by downloading the updated file from the following Web site: System Requirements Before you install the CD-R/RW drive, we strongly recommend that you check that your setup meets the system requirements listed below. Item Description...
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    START / PROGRAMS / ACCESSORIES / SYSTEM TOOLS / DISC DEFRAGMENTER Decompress the hard disk if it is compressed. Make sure that the space available on the hard disk is at least twice the size of the largest file to be recorded on the disc.
  • Page 15: Caution With Errors

    If you copy a CD from another, you do not require making available space in the hard disk. However, when you use image files, you need to copy them on the hard disk first and then copy to a CD. In this case, you need to ensure maximum 700MB of available space in the hard disk for reliable recording process.
  • Page 17: Solving Technical Problems

    The CD-R/RW drive is not detected after it is connected to You must therefore connect the CD-R/RW drive to the IDE port on the PC mother board, rather than to the sound card, or install an E- a sound card. IDE compatible sound card.
  • 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 types CD-DA(Audio), CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-Plus, CD-Extra, DISC supported Photo-CD(Single, Multi-session), Video CD ready, Enhanced CD,...