Download Print this page
Toshiba SD-R5372 User Manual

Toshiba SD-R5372 User Manual

Dvd rewriteable drive


Quick Links




  Related Manuals for Toshiba SD-R5372

  Summary of Contents for Toshiba SD-R5372

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Introduction...1 Setup ...3 Using the DVD Rewriteable Drive ...7 Troubleshooting...10 Specifications ...11 Drive Connectors...15...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    HS CD-RW US CD-RW * Free firmware upgrade available on Toshiba SDD Website that will boost DVD-R write speed from 12X to 16X, DVD+RW write speed from 4X to 8X and DVD-RW from 4X to 6X.. 3-way Disc Eject (eject button, software, emergency eject hole)
  • Page 4 DVD-ROM, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM CD-DA, CD+G, CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, MIXED MODE CD, CD-I, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video-CD), Multi-session (Photo-CD, CD-EXTRA, CD-R, CD-RW, Portfolio) Front Panel Figure 1.SD-R5372 DVD Writeable Drive Front Panel Loading Load disc using tray. Tray...
  • Page 5: Setup

    SETUP – SD-R5372 The following steps must be performed to properly install your drive: • Set Drive Jumper Settings • Connect Audio Cable • Attach IDE BUS Cable • Attach Power Cable • Mount Drive Jumper Settings The mode select jumpers are 6 straight angle pins located on the rear of the DVD Rewriteable drive.
  • Page 6 If the DVD Rewriteable drive is replacing a CD-ROM or DVD-ROM, remove drive presently installed in your system. Your Toshiba DVD Rewriteable drive can be placed in any free half-height drive slot at the front of your computer. (It can be mounted horizontally or vertically.) Carefully start sliding the DVD Rewriteable drive into the opening with the disc tray facing the front of the computer.
  • Page 7 CDs on your computer, you will need to install a CD/DVD audio cable. Toshiba's DVD Rewriteable drives use a standard 4-pin audio cable that can be purchased from most local computer suppliers. The sound cable connects to your...
  • Page 8 NeroVision Express 2 - a software package that leads you comfortably through the whole process of making Video CDs, Super VideoCDs or high-value DVDs If you did not purchase the SD-R5372 as a kit, you will need to purchase third party software in order to view DVDs and create CD-R/-RW and DVD-R/-RW discs.
  • Page 9: Using The Dvd Rewriteable Drive

    USING THE DVD REWRITEABLE DRIVE – SD-R5372 Drive Operation Inserting a Disc - Horizontally To insert a disc into a drive that is mounted horizontally, perform the following steps: Figure 1.Inserting Disc 1. Open the drive's Loading tray by pressing the Eject Button.
  • Page 10 3. Grasp disc by edges, and lift out of loading tray. 4. Press Eject Button again to close Loading Tray. Software When you purchase the SD-R5372 as a Kit, it will include Nero6 OEM Suite Software. Nero6 OEM Suite 3 disc contains the following software: Nero Burning Rom...
  • Page 11 NOTE: High-speed drives spin the disc at a high rotational speed. If a disc has printing on only half of the disc, or if there is a slight imbalance in the disc, the imbalance is greatly magnified by the high speed, causing the drive to vibrate or produce a fan-like noise.
  • Page 12: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING – SD-R5372 Problem Disc tray cannot be opened Drive is not recognized by system Drive is not recognized by system during Boot process, but is recognized by the Operating System (i.e. XP, Win2000, Win98, Win NT, etc.) BUSY Indicator LED flashes...
  • Page 13: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS –SD-R5372 General Interface: ATAPI Applicable Write Format CD-R/-RW Disc at once, Track at once, Session at once, Packet write DVD-R Disc at once, Incremental write DVD-RW Disc at once, Incremental write, Restricted overwrite DVD+R Sequential Write DVD+RW Sequential Write, Random Write...
  • Page 14 Performance Rotational Speed DVD-ROM (single layer) DVD-ROM (dual layer) DVD-R, DVD+R (read) DVD-RW, DVD+RW (read) DVD-RAM (Ver 2.1) (read) DVD-R (Ver 2.0) (Write) DVD-RW (Write) DVD+R (Write) DVD+RW (Write) CD-ROM, CD-R CD-DA Transfer CD-DA, Video-CD CD-RW (read) CD-R (write) CD-RW(write) High Speed CD-RW (Write) Ultra Speed CD-RW (Write) * Free firmware upgrade available that boost DVD-R write speed from 12X to 16X.
  • Page 15 Data Buffer Reliability MTBF 100,000 hours Power ON Hours ON/OFF Cycles Number of Access Operating Duty Cycle MTTR Environmental Ambient Temperature Operating Storage Shipping Temperature Gradient Operating Storage/Shipping Relative Humidity Operating Storage/Shipping Vibration Operating (5 to 500 Hz) (read) Operating (5 to 500Hz) (write) Non-operating (10 to 500Hz) Transporting (with packing) (10 to 25 Hz) 9.8 m/s Shock (Non-operating)
  • Page 16 Connectors DC input ATAPI Interface Connector Audio Connectors Regulatory The SD-R5372 DVD Writeable drive has been certified by the following regulatory agencies: • UL 1950 • CSA C22.2 No. 950 • TUV (EN60950I) • CE standard • DHHS 21 CFR Sub-Chapter J •...
  • Page 17: Drive Connectors

    ON. Supplies Analog and Digital sound to your system Audio Connectors The SD-R5372 DVD drive is connected to your computer system through the ATAPI ATAPI connector Connector The mode select jumpers are 6 straight angle pins located on the rear of the DVD drive.
  • Page 18 Table 1.Interface Pin Assignments SIGNAL HOST SIGNAL NAME NAME Reset Host Reset Host Data Bus BIT 7 Host Data Bus BIT 8 Host Data Bus BIT 6 Host Data Bus BIT 9 Host Data Bus BIT 5 HD10 Host Data Bus Bit 10 Host Data Bus BIT 4 HD11 Host Data Bus BIT 11...