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E1637
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DVD-E616P2
DVD-ROM Drive
User Guide
First Edition V1
May 2004

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    E1637 ® DVD-E616P2 DVD-ROM Drive User Guide First Edition V1 May 2004...

  • Page 2: Asus Contact Information

    Tel. General +1-502-995-0883 +1-502-608-4555 Notebook +1-501-739-3777 E-mail tmd1@asus.com Support fax +1-502-933-8713 Web site usa.asus.com Support e-mail tsd@asus.com ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 25, D-40880 Technical Support Ratingen, Germany Telephone +49-2102-95990 Telephone +49-2102-95990 +49-2102-959910 +49-2102-959911 Online support www.asuscom.de/support Online contact www.asuscom.de/sales...

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    Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents ASUS contact information ..............2 Notices ....................6 Safety information .................. 8 Installation notices ................8 Using the device ................. 9 Conventions used in this guide ............10 Package contents ................11 Welcome ....................12 Product introduction ................12 Specifications ...................

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    Using the emergency eject pinhole ..........27 Using compact discs ................29 Cleaning a disc ................. 29 Handling a disc ................. 29 Technical information ................30 Environmental specifications ............30 Electrical and audio specifications ........... 31 DVD region codes ................32 ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 6: Notices

    ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 8: Safety Information

    Do not use or place Do not attempt to this device near disassemble or magnetic fields, repair the drive. televisions, or radios Opening the drive to avoid electronic may result to interference that exposure to laser affects drive radiation. performance. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 9: Using The Device

    Do not place damaged or warped discs inside the device. A warped disc may break while in use and damage the device. • Do not place discs into the device immediately if they came from a cold environment, specially during cold seasons. Wait until the discs have reached room temperature. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 10: Conventions Used In This Guide

    CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task. IMPORTANT: Information that you MUST follow to complete a task. NOTE: Tips and additional information to aid in completing a task. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 11: Package Contents

    Package contents Upon opening your ASUS DVD-E616P2 drive package, check if all the following items are present and in good condition. If any of the items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer immediately. • ASUS DVD-E616P2 DVD-ROM Drive •...

  • Page 12: Welcome

    Welcome TThank you for buying the ASUS DVD-E616P2 Drive! Read the instructions and important information in this manual for proper use and installation of this device. Product introduction Specifications The DVD-E616P2 has the following specifications: Sustained transfer rate 16x max. ~ 21640KB/sec 48x max.

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    DOS 6.xx, Linux Power Supply DC 5 x (+/- 5%) V DC 12 X (+/- 5%) V Dimensions 148.5 (w) x 173 (d) x 42.6 mm (h) Mass 830 g Refer to “Technical information” on page 30 for detailed specifications. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 14: Front Panel

    Eject Button does not work due to power failure or software problems. Insert the emergency eject pin into this hole to manually eject the tray and the disc. Refer to page 27 for details. Turn off your computer before using the Emergency Eject Pinhole. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    3. READ indicator This LED lights up when data is being read on the disc. 4. Eject button Press this button to eject the tray and load or remove a disc. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    5. Digital audio output This connector is for a 2-pin digital audio cable that attaches a sound card to the drive. 6. Analog audio output This connector is for an analog audio output cable. This connector is compatible with “Molex 70553”. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 17: Device Configuration Jumper

    8. Host IDE in terface This connector is for a 40-pin IDE cable to connect the drive to the IDE interface on the motherboard. 9. DC input This DC connector is for a 4-pin power cable from the system power supply. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 18: Setting The Jumper Terminals

    Use jumper blocks to short the pins to your desired setting. Make sure you correctly put the jumper blocks over the pins. Failure to do so can cause irreparable damage to the drive! Jumper terminals ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    PIN 1 Cable Select Mode Cover the two pins labeled CS (see illustration) if your computer supports a Cable Select (CSEL) signal. You need an exclusive interface cable for this setting. Refer to your computer manual for details. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 20: Installing The Drive

    Installing the drive Follow these steps to install the drive into the computer chassis. Refer to your computer manual for specific instructions on opening the chassis and installing drives. 1. Remove the cover of an empty 5.25-inch drive bay. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    2. Carefully insert the drive into the bay and push it inward until it is flushed to the chassis front panel. The holes on the sides of the drive should align with the holes on the drive bay. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    Depending on the space on your chassis, you may need to connect the drive cables before securing the drive into the chassis. For cable connections, proceed to the following section, “Connecting the Drive Cables.” ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 23: Connecting The Drive Cables

    4-pin CD connector on the motherboard. All the cable plugs are slotted so that they fit in only one orientation. If a plug does not fit in completely, try reversing it. DO NOT apply too much force when fitting the cable plugs. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 24: Drive Basics

    Placing a disc into the drive 1. Press the eject button on the front of the drive to eject the tray. 2. When the drive tray ejects out of the drive, place the disc on the tray with the label (printed) side up. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    If you are using an 8-cm disc, place it on the inner circular border on the tray. 3. Press the drive eject button or lightly push the center of the drive tray to replace the tray inside the drive. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 26: Ejecting A Disc From The Drive

    1. Press the STOP/EJECT button on the front of the drive to eject the tray. 2. Carefully remove the disc from the tray. 3. Press the drive STOP/EJECT button or lightly push the center of the drive tray to load the tray back into the drive. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 27: Using The Emergency Eject Pinhole

    To eject the drive tray using the emergency pinhole: 1. Insert the eject pin that came with the drive package. You can also use a paper clip or any pointed rod small enough to fit into the emergency pinhole. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    2. Carefully pull the tray out and remove the disc. Do not force the tray open; wait until the eject pin has dislodged the tray to avoid breaking the tray panel. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 29: Using Compact Discs

    Cleaning a disc Spray the disc with compressed air for about five seconds to get rid of the dust on a disc. Handling a disc Hold a disc by the edges. Do not touch the disc surface. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 30: Technical Information

    76 cm high (1 corner, 3 edges, 6 surfaces) Acoustic Sound pressure Less than 40 dB (microphone should be 1 meter away from the drive) Reliability MTBF 100,000 power on hours MTTR* 30 minutes * Mean Time To Repair ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 31: Electrical And Audio Specifications

    ATAPI terminal 40-pin Audio out 4-pin analog Digital output 2-pin Audio No. of channels 2 (stereo) Sampling frequency 44.1 kHz Quantization 16 bits Distortion 0.2% max. (at 1 kHz) S/N ratio 70 dB Line Out 0.70 V rms (typical) ASUS DVD-E616P2...

  • Page 32: Dvd Region Codes

    This limitation makes the drive adaptable for use in many regions while maintaining compliance with RPC-II regulations. The ability to switch from one region to another is not an ongoing feature. Set the drive to your local region to avoid incorrect setting. ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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    Region Code Area U.S., U.S. Territories, Canada Europe, Middle East, Japan, Egypt, S. Africa, Greenland South Eastern Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Pacific Islands Russia, Eastern Europe, India, Africa, North Korea China ASUS DVD-E616P2...

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