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Questo manuale include il tagliando di
garanzia. (pagina n. I-15)



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  • Page 1 Questo manuale include il tagliando di garanzia. (pagina n. I-15) GCE-8160B BZ03...
  • Page 2 CAUTION : The laser used in the CD-R/RW drive can damage your eyes. Do not attempt to open the cover. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover (or back). No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. Use of controls or performance of procedures other than those specified here in may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
  • Page 3 This unit uses High Speed CD-RW discs with the following mark. ReWritable WARNING: Only CD-RW drivers (such as the GCE-8160B) bearing the logo “Compact Disc ReWritable High Speed” can write or erase High Speed CD-RW media. High Speed CD-RW Media may be recognized by the same “Compact Disc ReWritable High Speed”...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Contents Introduction Features ........2 Important Precautions .
  • Page 5: Introduction

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Introduction Features Thank you for purchasing this • Running OPC* gives a flatter writing signal that improves relia- CD-R/RW Drive. bility. • Enhanced-IDE (ATAPI) interface. • Power tray loading and ejection of disc.(The disc can also be ejected manually.) •...
  • Page 6: Important Precautions

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Important Precautions Follow these precautions when handling the drive or discs. Precautions • Please take notice that the manufacturer of this equipment does not offer any warranty against data loss due to inappropriate installation or handling, or direct or indirect damages. •...
  • Page 7: System Environment

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) System Environment Computer This unit can be operated in the system environment explained here. 233MHz (or faster) Pentium (for 16x speed, System 350MHz or faster recommended) requirements Memory Windows 95/98 : 64MB or greater. Windows NT Workstation Ver. 4.0: 64MB or greater (128MB or over recommended) Windows 2000: 128MB or greater(256MB or over recommended)
  • Page 8: Location And Function Of Controls

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Location and Function of Controls Front Panel 1. Headphone jack 7. Drive activity indicators Two colored LEDs are used to indicate 2. Volume control the operation of CD-R/RW Drive. 3. Emergency Eject Hole (1) Read 4. Play/Skip button The orange color is displayed when the 5.
  • Page 9: Installation

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Installation Installing the Drive Before Before installing the drive, please note the following points. Installation You will need the following: • A screw driver of a suitable size to fit the securing screws for the drive unit. • The manual for the computer, so you can find the mounting positions for the IDE controller cable.
  • Page 10 DirectCD v2.5b(s) Connecting Connect the power cable from the computer’s power supply to the socket on the drive unit, fitting the connector firmly into the power in connector. the Power If there is no spare power cable available in the computer, you will have Connector to purchase a splitter cable of a suitable type.
  • Page 11 DirectCD v2.5b(s) Jumper Before installation, set the jumper on the jumper connector on the rear panel. Setup The drive can be connected as the Master or Slave on an EIDE (ATAPI) interface. When several (up to four) EIDE devices are con- nected, each must be set in a unique way.
  • Page 12 DirectCD v2.5b(s) The CD-R/RW drive connects to the motherboard of the host com- puter using an IDE interface cable. You may connect the CD-R/RW Connection Drive as a Slave or Master device, depending on your computer. To Install as To install the drive as a Master, the jumper can be left as supplied from the factory.
  • Page 13 DirectCD v2.5b(s) To Install as To install the drive as a Slave, change the jumper setting on the rear panel to SL. a Slave Drive Master drive (Booting hard disk) Slave drive (CD-R/RW drive) (Jumper set to SLave) - OR - Master drive (Booting hard disk) Master drive...
  • Page 14: Device Drivers

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Device Drivers When using Windows 95/98/2000/ME or Window NT Workstation Ver.4.0, no special device driver is required. Your system, upon Power On and bootup after installing and connecting the new CD-RW drive, will recognize and load native software drivers automatically. The DOS and Windows 3.1 users can download the DOS Device drivers anytime via internet.
  • Page 15: Operation

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Operation How to Use the Discs When using CD-ROM discs, CD-R discs or CD-RW discs, don’t attach any stickers or labels to the discs. Using discs with them attached not only causes read and write errors, but data on the disc may be lost due to damage to the disc itself.
  • Page 16: Appendix

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Appendix Troubleshooting Before Before calling for service, check this list. Requesting • The drive doesn’t have power. • Is the power supply cable from the host computer plugged in? Service • Is the Power Connector to the drive securely attached? •...
  • Page 17: Specifications

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Specifications Internal type (bare drive) Type Enhanced-IDE (ATAPI) Interface Data buffer memory 12cm, 8cm, standard size CD's Disc diameter ∗ Sustained Data Transfer Rate Read : 16 to 40x CAV: 2.4MB to 6.0MB/s CD-RW : 2x: 300KB/s Write : CD-R : 4x: 600KB/s 8x: 1200KB/s 4x: 600KB/s 10x: 1500KB/s...
  • Page 18: Warranty

    WARRANTY PERIOD MODEL # Div. Labor & Parts Personal or Non-Income 1 Year GCE-8160B producing use: Commercial or Income 90 days producing use: No other express warranty is applicable to this product. THE DURATION OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, IS LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY HEREIN.
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