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  • Page 1 DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive User’s Guide OPTIONS by IBM...
  • Page 2 “Appendix E. Product warranty and notices” on page E-1. First Edition (September 2001) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2001. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Appendix C. Customizing the device-driver configuration settings Changing the Auto Insert Notify and DMA parameters for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me Enabling DMA for Windows 2000 Professional . © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001 . vii . vii . 1-1 .
  • Page 4 Warranty information on the World Wide Web . Online technical support Telephone technical support . Appendix E. Product warranty and notices Warranty Statement . IBM Statement of Limited Warranty . Notices . Processing date data. Trademarks. Electronic emissions notices .
  • Page 5: Safety: Read First

    Vor der Installation dieses Produkts die Sicherheitshinweise lesen. Prima di installare questo prodotto, leggere le Informazioni sulla Sicurezza. Lees voordat u dit product installeert eerst de veiligheidsvoorschriften. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001...
  • Page 6 Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Pred inštaláciou tohto zariadenia si pečítaje Bezpečnostné predpisy. Antes de instalar este producto lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: About This Book

    Your feedback is valuable to us in developing products and services that are important to you, as well as in developing better ways to communicate with you. Register your option on the IBM Web site at
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  • Page 9: Installation And User's Guide

    Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Windows NT Microsoft Windows Millenium Edition (Me). In addition to this User’s Guide, provided on the IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive User’s Guide and Software CD, your option package contains the following: v IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive...
  • Page 10: Installation Requirements

    An available 5.25-inch drive bay v An available IDE connection v 120 MB available hard disk space for programs, and 1 GB available hard disk space for DVD authoring functions IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide ® ® Pentium or equivalent...
  • Page 11: Before You Begin

    v Screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels required for DVD authoring functions v Audio adapter supporting 44.1 or 48 kHz sampling rate v Optional stereo speakers Before you begin Before you install the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive, read the information in the following section on handling precautions and on using the drive controls and connectors.
  • Page 12 This hole provides access to the eject mechanism to remove a disc from the drive. 4 Open/Close button This button opens and closes the disc drawer when you push it. IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 13: Installing The Drive

    Rear view of the drive 1 Reserved 2 Audio-out connector This connector transmits the analog audio signals to an audio adapter. 3 Configuration pins These pins are used to set the drive configuration. 4 IDE port This connects the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive to the IDE cable. 5 Power connector This connects the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive to the power cable.
  • Page 14: Step 3. Setting The Configuration Jumpers

    For more information on setting configuration jumpers on other devices, refer to the documentation that comes with your computer. v Some non-IBM computers use special ATA cables with two wires reversed in the device connectors so that the drives can be configured by the cable instead of by jumper position.
  • Page 15: Step 4. Mounting The Drive In The Bay

    Step 4. Mounting the drive in the bay Attention: Be sure to use the M3 x 5-mm mounting screws in the option package when you are driving screws directly into the drive. Using screws that are too long might damage the drive. You can mount the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive horizontally or vertically in the computer.
  • Page 16: Step 6. Completing The Hardware Installation

    5. Plug all power cords into the electrical outlets. Step 7. Installing the software All of the software for the drive is contained on the User’s Guide and Software CD. To install the software, follow this procedure: IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 17: Using The Dvd-Ram/Dvd-R Drive

    Note: For full drive functionality, install all software applications listed in the browser window. 1. Insert the CD into the CD or DVD drive. If the CD automatically starts, skip to step 5 below. 2. If the CD does not automatically start, click Start → Run. 3.
  • Page 18: Removing The Disc From The Cartridge

    To return the disc to the cartridge, align the label side of the disc 1 with the DVD-RAM cartridge label side. Insert the disc, and close the cartridge lid 2 . A clicking sound will ensure that the lid door is closed. 1-10 IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 19: Using The Dvd-Ram/Dvd-R Drive With Cds And Dvds

    Precautions for handling Be careful when handling the removed disc. Debris, dust particles, fingerprints, smears, or scratches might impair recording and playback of the media. Use a soft, dry cloth to clean dust or other debris from the disc. Do not use solvents to clean the disc surface.
  • Page 20: Using The Dvd Player Software

    VCRs. DVD playback systems must support both CSS and Macrovision copy protection standards. The first time that you insert a DVD video disc into the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive, you will be prompted to set the region. If you want to play DVDs that 1-12 IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 21: Using Drive Letter Access (Dla)

    To format and write to DVD-RAM media: 1. Insert a DVD-RAM disc into the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive. 2. Click Start→Programs→IBM DLA→DLA Toolkit. 3. Click Format. Formatting can take up to 90 minutes. 4. After formatting is complete, you can drag and drop files to the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive letter icon, or you can move files using Windows Explorer.
  • Page 22: Using Mgi Videowave

    DVD videos recorded on a DVD-RAM drive can be played back in DVD-RAM drives and computers with RAM-Read DVD-ROM drives. Maintaining the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive This section contains information about taking care of your DVD-RAM drive and the CDs and DVDs that you use with the drive. 1-14 IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 23: Caring For A Cd Or Dvd

    Caring for a CD or DVD Digital discs are high-density media that must be handled with care and kept clean to ensure that they remain readable. The following precautions help to prolong the life of your discs. Attention: Wiping a disc using a circular motion can damage the disc and cause data loss.
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  • Page 25: Appendix A. Product Specifications

    At voltage 12 V dc 1. Product-description data represents IBM’s design objectives and is provided for comparative purposes; actual results might vary, based on a variety of factors. This product data does not constitute a warranty. Data is subject to change without notice.
  • Page 26 CD-RW (ISO 9660, closed) CD-DA (DAE) Write speeds Media DVD-RAM DVD-R Note: You can mount the drive vertically or horizontally. IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide Operational +5°C to +45°C (+41°F to +113°F) 10% to 80% Read speed 2.4-6X 1X constant linear velocity (CLV) 1.5 to 3.5X constant angular velocity (CAV)
  • Page 27: Appendix B. Solving Problems

    IDE port. If there is a hard disk drive, attach it to the connector at the other end of the cable, and attach the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive to the middle connector. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001...
  • Page 28 3. Scroll down to the Mass Storage Devices section. See the documentation that comes with your computer for additional details on selecting IDE performance modes. v The computer does not recognize the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive after the device drivers are loaded. IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 29 From a DOS prompt, do the following: a. Type copy CONFIG.SYS CONFIG.IBM and press Enter. b. Type copy AUTOEXEC.BAT AUTOEXEC.IBM and press Enter. 2. Insert a blank, formatted diskette into the diskette drive.
  • Page 30 The connectors on the audio cables that are provided do not fit the connector on your audio adapter. Some audio adapters might require a special cable. See the documentation that comes with your audio adapter. IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 31 You might have to separately purchase an audio cable for the DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive. If you are using an IBM computer or IBM audio adapter, refer to “Appendix D. Help and service information” on page D-1. v The DVD-RAM/DVD-R drive does not operate and will not allow the disc to eject.
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  • Page 33: Appendix C. Customizing The Device-Driver Configuration Settings

    6. Click the device that corresponds to the controller where your DVD-RAM is located (Primary IDE or Secondary IDE). 7. Click the Advanced Settings tab. 8. Click Transfer Mode, and select DMA if it is available. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001...
  • Page 34: Enabling Dma For Windows Nt 4.0

    Some device drivers are provided on the User’s Guide and Software CD that comes with your option. The following is a list of manufacturer Web sites that contain Windows NT 4.0 DMA device drivers: v IBM: v Intel: v VIA: v ALi: IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 35: Appendix D. Help And Service Information

    During the warranty period, assistance for replacement or exchange of defective components is available. In addition, if your IBM option is installed in an IBM computer, you might be entitled to service at your location. Your technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.
  • Page 36 For the support telephone number and support hours by country, refer to the following table. If the number for your country or region is not listed, contact your IBM reseller or IBM marketing representative. Response time may vary depending on the number and nature of the calls received.
  • Page 37: Appendix E. Product Warranty And Notices

    If a Machine does not function as warranted during the warranty period, and IBM or your reseller are unable to either 1) make it do so or 2) replace it with one that is at least functionally equivalent, you may return it to your place of purchase and your money will be refunded.
  • Page 38 IBM or your reseller will 1) either repair or exchange the failing Machine and 2) provide the service either at your location or a service center. IBM or your reseller will also manage and install selected engineering changes that apply to the Machine.
  • Page 39 IBM or your reseller of changes in a Machine’s location. IBM is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine while it is 1) in IBM’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where IBM is responsible for the transportation charges.
  • Page 40 APPLY TO YOU. Governing Law Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the country in which you acquired the Machine to govern, interpret, and enforce all of your and IBM’s rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to, the subject matter of this Agreement, without regard to conflict of law principles.
  • Page 41 Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation and are only limited to the extent permitted by the applicable legislation. Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this Section: Where IBM is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, IBM’s liability is limited to the repair or replacement...
  • Page 42 2. as to any other actual damage arising in any situation involving nonperformance by IBM pursuant to, or in any way related to the subject of this Statement of Limited Warranty, IBM’s liability will be limited to the charge paid by you for the individual Machine that is the subject of the claim.
  • Page 43 Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or other legislation which cannot be excluded or limited. The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply in respect of any goods which IBM provides, if you require the goods for the purposes of a business as defined in that Act.
  • Page 44 (1) an IBM reseller approved to perform warranty service or (2) from IBM. If you purchase an IBM Machine in a Middle Eastern or African country, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine from the IBM entity within the...
  • Page 45 IBM with fraud or gross negligence and for express warranty. The following sentence is added to the end of item 2: IBM’s liability under this item is limited to the violation of essential contractual terms in cases of ordinary negligence.
  • Page 46 Limitation of Liability: The following replaces the second sentence in the first paragraph:In each such instance unless otherwise provided by mandatory law, IBM is liable for no more than: 1. (unchanged) 2. as to any other actual damage arising in all situations involving nonperformance by IBM pursuant to, or in any way related to the subject matter of this Statement of Warranty, IBM’s...
  • Page 47: Notices

    Goods and Services Act 1982. Applicability of suppliers and resellers (unchanged). The following is added to the end of this Section: IBM’s entire liability and your sole remedy, whether in contract or in tort, in respect of any default shall be limited to damages.
  • Page 48: Processing Date Data

    IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you. Any references in this publication to non-IBM Web sites are provided for convenience only and do not in any manner serve as an endorsement of those Web sites.
  • Page 49: Trademarks

    This IBM hardware product cannot prevent errors that might occur if software, upgrades, or peripheral devices you use or exchange data with do not process date data correctly. The foregoing is a Year 2000 Readiness Disclosure. Trademarks...
  • Page 50 Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. Proper cables and connectors are available from IBM authorized dealers. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 51 FA11 ist der Abstand bzw. die Abschirmungzu der industriellen St÷rquelle zu vergr÷βern.” Anmerkung: Um die Einhaltung des EMVG sicherzustellen sind die Geräte, wie in den IBM Handbüchern angegeben, zu installieren und zu betreiben. European Union - emission directive This product is in conformity with the protection requirements of EU Council Directive 89/366/ECC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility.
  • Page 52 Directiva 89/336/CEE en lo que a la legislatura de los Estados Miembros sobre compatibilidad electromagnética se refiere. IBM no puede aceptar responsabilidad alguna si este producto deja de satisfacer dichos requisitos de protección como resultado de una modificación no recomendada del producto, incluyendo el ajuste de tarjetas de opción que no sean IBM.
  • Page 53 Japanese statement of compliance for products less than or equal to 20 A per phase E-17 Appendix E. Product warranty and notices...
  • Page 54 E-18 IBM DVD-RAM/DVD-R Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 56 Part Number: 22P6960 Printed in the United States of America on recycled paper containing 10% recovered post-consumer fiber. (1P) P/N: 22P6960...