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CD-RW Drive
User's Guide
OPTIONS
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  • Page 1 24X/10X/40X Max CD-RW Drive User’s Guide OPTIONS by IBM...
  • Page 2 Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information under the appendixes. First Edition (January 2002) © 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 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 4 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. 24X/10X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Appendix A. Product specifications . Appendix B. Problem solving . Appendix C. Customizing the device-driver configuration settings Appendix D. Product warranty and support information . Appendix E. Notices © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001 . iii . vii . 1-1 . A-1 .
  • Page 6 24X/10X/40X Max CD-RW 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 http://www.ibm.com/pc/register...
  • Page 8 viii 24X/10X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: Installation And User's Guide

    Product description The IBM 24X/10X/40X Max CD-RW drive can write and read CD-RW and CD-Recordable (CD-R) discs, and can read mass-produced stamped CDs. CDs created with this drive are compatible with Multi-Read (MR) CD-ROM and DVD-ROM drives that can read CD-RW discs and other media, and with older non-MR CD-ROM drives that can read only CD-R and CD-ROM discs.
  • Page 10: Software Description

    You can also create audio CDs from MP3 files or from other audio CDs. v IBM Drive Letter Access (DLA): You can use DLA to access your CD-RW drive using a drive letter. You can copy files to recordable media using the windows command line or by using the drag-and-drop method.
  • Page 11: Handling Instructions

    v Available internal power connection v Available 5.25-in. drive bay v One of the following operating systems: ® – Microsoft Windows – Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Me) – Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional – Microsoft Windows XP You might need a flathead or Phillips screwdriver to complete the installation. You might also need to refer to the documentation that comes with your computer.
  • Page 12: Back View Of The Drive

    4 Eject/Load button: When pushed, this button opens or closes the CD tray. Back view of the drive Refer to the following illustration to identify parts that might be referred to in the installation instructions. 1 Reserved 2 Audio-out connector: Use this connector to attach the CD-RW drive to a sound adapter.
  • Page 13: Installing The Drive

    Installing the Drive To install the drive into your computer, do the following: Step 1. Opening the computer To open your computer, do the following: 1. Turn off the computer and all attached devices. 2. Unplug the power cords for the computer and all attached devices. 3.
  • Page 14 Some non-IBM computers support the cable-select setting, where the position of the device on the cable determines whether a device is master or slave. See the documentation that comes with your computer to determine if your computer supports this setting.
  • Page 15 with this drive. Using the wrong size screws might damage the drive. Thread the screws in loosely to check their position. Usually two screws are used on each side. 3. Check to ensure that the alignment is correct, and then tighten the screws to secure the drive.
  • Page 16 To see the configuration information for most IBM computers, press F1 during startup when the IBM graphic displays in the upper right corner of the screen. When you have finished reviewing the information, save the changes and exit.
  • Page 17: Using The Drive

    Tor more information go to “Limiting recording speed” on page 1-13. 3. CD-RW media is also rated by write-speed. The IBM 24X/10X/40X Max drive supports writing only CD-RW discs rated at 4x or higher. The maximum write speed will be printed on the media packaging or media disc.
  • Page 18: Handling And Caring For A Cd

    Handling and caring for a CD CDs are high-density media that must be handled with care and kept clean to ensure that they remain readable. These precautions will help to prolong the life of your CDs. Attention: Wiping a CD using a circular motion might cause loss of data. v Handle the CD by the edges or by the center hole.
  • Page 19: Loading A Cd

    Loading a CD To load a CD into a horizontally mounted CD-RW drive, do the following: 1. Press the Eject/Load button. The tray slides out of the drive. 2. Insert the CD into the loading tray. 3. Close the loading tray by pressing the Eject/Load button, or by gently pushing the tray in.
  • Page 20: Ejecting A Cd Manually

    Gently pull out the tray until you can remove the CD. Using IBM Drive Letter Access (DLA) IBM Drive Letter Access (DLA) is included on the User’s Guide and Software CD so you can write data to CD-RW and CD-R media.
  • Page 21 To make CD-RW or CD-R media compatible in other computers, do the following: 1. Right-click on the drive letter in My Computer. 2. Click Make Compatible. Limiting recording speed To limit the recording speed to meed lower speed media, do the following: 1.
  • Page 22: Using The Recordnow Software

    RecordNow help. You can access RecordNow help by pressing F1 inside the RecordNow menu. To start RecordNow in Windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows 2000, select Start->Programs-> IBM RecordNow. To start RecordNow in Windows XP, select Start->All Programs->RecordNow. Once RecordNow is started, select one of the following three processes: v Make an exact copy: Select this to back up your own CDs, or make copies of CDs you have previously created.
  • Page 23: Appendix A. Product Specifications

    At Voltage Operational current rating is 1.5 A 3. 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 24 The following table lists the environmental specifications for the CD-RW drive. You can mount the drive vertically or horizontally. Environmental requirements Environmental Requirements: Specification Temperature (noncondensing) Relative humidity (noncondensing) Write/Read speeds The following table lists the write/read speeds for the CD-RW drive. Drive Write/Read Speeds: Function Read (CD-ROM/CD-R disc)
  • Page 25 Drive performance: Feature Burst data transfer rate Average access time (including latency) Cache memory (Read/Write) Disc diameter Rotational speed (CD-ROM/CD-R) Mean time between failures (MTBF) Buffer underrun protection The following table summarizes the CD format capabilities of the RecordNow program. Refer to the Veritas software online user’s guide for the most recent information on CD format capabilities.
  • Page 26 The CD-RW drive uses the following methods to write files to CDs: v Disc at Once: The drive writes to the entire disc in a single pass; data cannot be added at a later time. v Track at Once: The drive copies one track at a time to the disc. v Multisession: The drive writes several sessions to a disc;...
  • Page 27: Appendix B. Problem Solving

    IDE port and the connector at the other end to the device, leaving the middle connector (if there is one) open. If there are two devices on the IDE port, attach the connector at one end of the cable to the IDE port. If there is © Copyright IBM Corp. 2001...
  • Page 28: You Cannot Read From The Cd After Successfully Writing To It

    a hard disk drive, attach it to the connector at the other end of the cable and attach the CD-RW drive to the middle connector. You cannot format a CD-RW disc Take the following actions: 1. Verify that your system has the latest level IDE controller device driver. See the documentation for your computer or IDE controller to determine which device driver file to look for.
  • Page 29 1. If you can read the CD in another CD player or you can see previous sessions, the directory information might be damaged on the volume, making it unreadable. Check the Veritas software online user’s guide for more troubleshooting ideas. 2.
  • Page 30: The Cd Cannot Be Read

    MPC-2 compliant Molex 70553 or equivalent connector. (To locate the drive audio connector, see “Back view of the drive” on page 1-4.) If you are using an IBM computer or IBM sound adapter, see “Service and support” on page D-1 for assistance.
  • Page 31 v If using RecordNow, select Options->Advanced, and make sure that Burn-Proof is checked. v Try reducing the write speed to 8x, 6x, or 4x v Make sure the source and target drives are being operated in DMA mode. See “Appendix C. Customizing the device-driver configuration settings” on page C-1 for more information.
  • Page 32 24X/10X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 33: Appendix C. Customizing The Device-Driver Configuration Settings

    2. Double-click System. 3. Click the Device Manager tab. 4. Double-click CD-ROM. 5. Select the device driver for the IBM 24X/10X/40X Max CD-RW Drive. 6. Click Properties. 7. Click the Settings tab. 8. Click to select or to clear the Auto Insert Notification check box and the DMA check box, depending on which parameters you want to enable or disable.
  • Page 34: Enabling Dma For Windows 2000 Professional

    6. Click the device that corresponds to the controller where your CD-ROM Drive is located (Primary IDE or Secondary IDE). 7. Click the Advanced Settings tab. 8. Select the Transfer Mode pull-down and select DMA if it is available. 9. Click OK. 10.
  • Page 35: Appendix C. Customizing The Device-Driver Configuration Settings C

    Some device drivers are available 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 for system boards: v IBM: http://www.ibm.com v Intel: http://www.intel.com v VIA: http://via.com.tw v ALi: http://ali.com.tw...
  • Page 36 24X/10X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 37: Appendix D. Product Warranty And Support Information

    Machines are eligible for on-site warranty service depending on the country or region where service is performed. A warranty period of 3 years on parts and 1 year on labor means that IBM will provide warranty service without charge for: 1.
  • Page 38: Telephone Technical Support

    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 39 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 40 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 41 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 42 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 43 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 of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods.
  • Page 44 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 45 PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC) Governing Law: The following replaces this Section: Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the State of New York (except when local law requires otherwise) to govern, interpret, and enforce all 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 46 (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 47 Limitation of Liability: The following replaces item 2 in this Section: as to any other actual direct damages, IBM’s liability will be limited to the total amount you paid for the Machine that is the subject of the claim. For purposes of this item, the term “Machine”...
  • Page 48 In such instances, regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to claim damages from IBM, IBM is liable for no more than: (items 1 and 2 unchanged). IRELAND Extent of Warranty: The following is added to this Section:...
  • Page 49 The following item is added to this paragraph: 3. breach of IBM’s obligations implied by Section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or Section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982.
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  • Page 51: Appendix E. Notices

    IBM may use or distribute any of the information you supply in any way it believes appropriate without incurring any obligation to you.
  • Page 52: Electronic Emission Notices

    Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both: HelpCenter NetVista Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Intel and Pentium are registered trademarks of the Intel Corporation. Other company, product, or service names may be the trademarks or service marks of others.
  • Page 54 Part Number: 22P6969 Printed in the United States of America on recycled paper containing 10% recovered post-consumer fiber. (1P) P/N: 22P6969...