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Toshiba SD-R5272 User Manual

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Introduction................1 Setup ..................3 Using the DVD Rewriteable Drive ...........8 Troubleshooting..............11 Specifications ................12 Drive Connectors..............16...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    INTRODUCTION – SD-R5272 General Features Reads and records digital data on DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW and CD-R/-RW discs. Read Write DVD-R/+R DVD-RW/+RW DVD-ROM DVD-RAM CD-R CD-RW HS CD-RW US CD-RW 3-way Disc Eject (eject button, software, emergency eject hole) Average Random Access Time...
  • 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-R5272 DVD Writeable Drive Front Panel Loading Load disc using tray. Tray...
  • Page 5 System Requirements The DVD Writeable kit requires the following (If kit uses Nero6 software): • Microsoft Windows 98SE, XP, 2000 or ME • CPU Requirements: 300MHz minimum 800MHz for capturing to hard disc 1.6GHz for capturing to DVD video • 64MB RAM, 128MB RAM (for video editing) •...
  • Page 6: Setup

    SETUP – SD-R5272 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 7 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 8 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 9 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-R5272 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 10: Using The Dvd Rewriteable Drive

    USING THE DVD REWRITEABLE DRIVE – SD-R5272 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 11 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-R5272 as a Kit, it will include Nero6 OEM Suite Software. Nero6 OEM Suite 3 disc contains the following software: Nero Burning Rom...
  • Page 12 Usage Guidelines • Keep the disc tray closed when not using the DVD Rewriteable Drive. • Do not press down on the disc tray when opening or closing it. • Do not place objects on the disc tray. • Never use a damaged, broken, or deformed disc. •...
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING – SD-R5272 Solution Problem • Disc tray cannot be opened Check that there is power to drive. • Use Emergency Eject instructions to open tray. • Drive is not recognized by system Is the drive connected properly? Are all cables plugged in properly (e.g.
  • Page 14: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS –SD-R5272 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 15 Performance Rotational Speed DVD-ROM (single layer) 9,200rpm (6.6 - 16X CAV) DVD-ROM (dual layer) 7,580rpm (5 - 12X CAV) DVD-R, DVD+R (read) 6,900rpm (5 - 12X CAV) DVD-RW, DVD+RW (read) 5,300rpm (4 - 8X CAV) DVD-RAM (Ver 2.1) (read) 1,400 - 3,300rpm (2X ZCLV) DVD-R (Ver 2.0) (Write) 1,150 - 2,700rpm (2X CLV) 2,300 - 5,300rpm (4X CLV)
  • Page 16 Data Error Rate DVD-ROM Max (Mode 1) CD-ROM Max (Mode 2) Data Buffer Reliability MTBF 100,000 hours Power ON Hours 5,436 hours/year ON/OFF Cycles 313 cycles/year Number of Access 600,000 accesses/year Operating Duty Cycle 20% of Power ON time (Reading/Seeking) 2% of Power ON time (Writing/Seeking) MTTR 0.5 hours...
  • Page 17 Audio Connectors 4-pin and 2-pin connector (use matching housing, Part No. 70066, made by Molex Corp, or equivalent) Regulatory The SD-R5272 DVD Writeable drive has been certified by the following regulatory agencies: • UL 1950 • CSA C22.2 No. 950 •...
  • Page 18: Drive Connectors

    Audio Supplies Analog and Digital sound to your system Connectors ATAPI The SD-R5272 DVD drive is connected to your computer system through the Connector ATAPI connector. Mode Select The mode select jumpers are 6 straight angle pins located on the rear of the DVD drive.
  • Page 19 Table 1.Interface Pin Assignments INTERFACE PIN ASSIGNMENT SIGNAL HOST SIGNAL NAME SIGNAL HOST SIGNAL NAME NAME NAME Reset Host Reset HDRQ DMA Request Host Data Bus BIT 7 HWR-,STOP Host I/O Write Host Data Bus BIT 8 Host Data Bus BIT 6 HRD-, Host I/O Read HDMARDY, -...