Laser Safety Information This drive employs a laser. Do not remove the cover or attempt to service this device when connected due to the possibility of eye damage. CAUTION Use of control of adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
NOTICE This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
HEED THE FOLLOWING Read the operating instructions carefully before using the unit and be sure to use it properly. After reading the instructions, store them in an easily accessible place so they can be consulted whenever necessary. WARNING • Continued use should there be an irregularity (smoke, abnormal smell or sound, etc.) will lead to fires or electric shocks.
CAUTION • When connecting computer equipment, audio equipment, speakers, etc., be sure to read the respective manuals carefully, turn of the power, and follow the connection instructions. Using cords other than the specified cords or extending cords could generate heat and result in burns, etc. •...
Cautions Cleaning To clean the DVD-ROM reader, wipe it with a soft, damp cloth, using mild detergent if necessary. Please avoid using solvents such as benzine or paint thinner. This can cause color changes or deformation of the DVD- ROM reader. Handling the Disc •...
Table of Contents Heed the following Warning ................3 Caution ................4 Cautions Cleaning ................5 Handling the Disc ............... 5 Part Names and Functions Front View ................7 Rear View ................8 Installation Jumper Setting ..............9 Installing the DVD-ROM reader in a host PC ....10 Inserting/Removing a Disc Using the DVD-ROM Drive Installed Vertically ....
Part Names and Functions Front View 1 Phones Jack This jack is used to connect a set of headphones. Please use headphones with a stereo mini-jack plug. 2 Volume Control This control is used to adjust the headphone volume. NOTE: This control has no effect on the audio output from the LINE OUT connector on the back of the DVD-ROM reader.
Rear View 7 Jumper Blocks These blocks of jumper locations set the configuration for the DVD- ROM reader. (See page 9, “Jumper Setting” for details.) 8 DIGITAL OUT Connector This connector is used to connect CD Digital Audio to an audio board. 9 Line Out Connector This connector is used to connect CD-Audio to an audio board.
Installation Jumper Setting A jumper consists of a pair of pins and a connector which fits over the pins. When the connector is in place it establishes an electronic link between the pins, which enables the function being controlled by the jumper.
Installing the DVD-ROM reader in a host PC Note Refer to the guidebook included with your personal computer for instruc- tions on installing the DVD-ROM reader. This chapter gives one example of installation. 1. Attach the mounting rails to both the left and right sides of the DVD- ROM reader.
5. Locate a spare power cable in your computer. 6. Connect that power cable to the power connector on the back of the DVD-ROM reader. DVD-ROM READER POWER CONNECTOR POWER CABLE EDV5500A.PM5 99.4.26, 5:32 PM...
7. Connect the I/O BUS connector on the DVD-ROM reader and the IDE connector. Connect the colored stripe side of the cable to the side marked with the arrow ( I/O BUS CONNECTOR BUS CABLE ARROW COLORED STRIPE (Pin 1) 8.
Inserting/Removing a Disc Using the DVD-ROM Reader Installed Vertically When using the DVD-ROM reader, in the vertical position, load and unload discs as shown on the diagram below. DVD-ROM reader installed vertically DVD-ROM reader installed vertically (right side) (left side) Caution Only 12cm discs can be used when the DVD-ROM reader is installed vertically.
Inserting a Disc 1. Press the Load/Eject button. The disc tray will be ejected. 2. Place the disc in the center of the tray with the label side facing up. 3. Press the Load/Eject button. The disc tray will be retracted. Removing a Disc 1.
Specifications DVD-ROM Section User Data Capacity ........4.7G bytes (Single layer,12cm) 8.54G bytes (Dual layer,12cm) 1.46G bytes (Single layer,8cm) 2.66G bytes (Dual layer,8cm) User Data Blocks ........... 2048 Bytes/block Data Transfer Rate ........10.8M bytes/sec (Maximum) Burst Transfer Rate ........PIO mode 4 DMA Single Word mode 2 DMA Multi Word mode 2 Ultra DMA 33 mode 2...