Reader Pro Contents • Introduction ..... 3 • Installation ....7 • Using Reader Pro ..9...
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Thank you for purchasing the ASUS Reader Pro! Equipped with four card slots that can read/write most types of storage card, the ASUS Reader Pro is the most powerful and most efficient card reader today. Reader Pro allows data transfers among inserted storage cards giving you unlimited options to share and/or transfer data.
Features The ASUS Reader Pro has the following features: • USB 2.0 high-speed (480Mbps) interface • USB bus powered, no additional power needed • Supports hot-swapping and Plug-and-Play • Equipped with power and access (read/write) LED indicators • Allows data transfer among inserted storage cards ®...
(read/write) status Active drive icon indicates the slot in use Operating temp. C ~ 50 Humidity 10% ~ 90% RH Dimensions 113 x 68 x 15 mm Weight 102g Accessories Installation CD USB extension cable ASUS Reader Pro...
Two active Light Emitting Diode (LED) indicators display operation status of your Reader Pro. Access (Read/Write) Indicator (Red) Power Indicator (Green) • Power Indicator (Green) - lights up when Reader Pro is plugged in USB port. • Access (Read/Write) Indicator (Red) - flashes when a storage card is accessed.
Installation Notes 1. Although Reader Pro requires no driver installation for ® systems running on Windows ME/2000 (SP3)/XP, it is strongly recommended to install the device driver to display all Removable Disk icons correctly. ® 2. Windows XP users need to install WinXP Service Pack 1 to avail all Reader Pro features.
CD to locate the file ASSETUP.EXE from the BIN folder. Double-click the ASSETUP.EXE to run the CD. 3. Click the Reader Pro USB 2.0 Driver. Follow screen instructions to install the driver. 4. You may install additional softwares available in the Drivers menu including Adobe Acrobat Reader V5.0 and ASUS Screensaver.
Using Reader Pro After installing the drivers, you may start using Reader Pro. 1. Flip down the rear compartment cover and pull out the USB plug and cable. 2. Insert the USB cable on the notch of the compartment cover. Close the cover.
4. Access files or images from your storage cards as you would open, copy, move or delete files or images from your hard disk or floppy disk. WARNING! Do not remove storage cards while the red LED (Access Indicator) is flashing. ASUS Reader Pro...
® 1. Insert the SmartMedia card into the SM card slot of the Reader Pro. 2. Place the Reader Pro Installation CD on the CD-ROM drive. The Drivers window appears. 3. Click the SmartMedia Low Level Format Utility. 4. Follow the screen instructions to format the card.
Unplugging the Reader Pro To prevent system crash and/or possible data loss, you need to properly unplug the Reader Pro. Follow these steps to safely unplug your Reader Pro from the USB port. 1. Locate and double-click on the Unplug or Eject Hardware icon on the taskbar.
Securing the USB plug and cable After using Reader Pro, secure the USB plug and cable back into the compartment. 1. Open the Reader Pro compartment. 2. Locate the USB plug groove inside USB plug groove the compartment. 3. Fit the end of the USB plug in the groove.