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LG GSA-4040B Owner's Manual

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Super Multi DVD Drive
GSA-4040B

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  • Page 1 Super Multi DVD Drive GSA-4040B...
  • Page 2 CAUTION : The laser used in the Super Multi DVD Drive can damage your eyes. Do not attempt to open the cover. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove the cover (or back). There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
  • Page 3 This product is manufactured to comply with the radio interference requirements of EEC DIRECTIVE 89/336/EEC, 93/68/EEC and 73/23/EEC. CAUTION - INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN AVOID, EXPOSURE TO BEAM. VARNING-OSYNLIG LASERSTRÄLNING NÄR DENNA DEL ÄR ÖPPNAD STRÄLEN ÄR FARLIG. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT KLASSE 1 LASER PRODUKT...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

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

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Introduction Thank you for Features purchasing this Super Multi • Enhanced-IDE (ATAPI) interface. DVD Drive • Power tray loading and ejection of disc. (The disc can also be ejected manually.) • Combination CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R/RW, DVD-RAM Drive functions into one drive. •...
  • Page 6: Important Precautions

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Introduction 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

    +5V/+12V power socket required Software Required OS Windows 98/2000 Professional/ME/XP(Home Edition/ Professional), Direct X 8.1 or Higher is required CD-R : LG, Mitsubishi Chemical, Verbatim, Taiyo Yuden, TDK CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, or SKC discs are recommended. DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-RW : LG, Ricoh, Mitsubishi Chemical, Verbatim discs are DVD-RAM discs recommended.
  • Page 8: Location And Function Of Controls

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Introduction Location and Function of Controls Front Panel 1. Disc Tray 4. Drive activity indicators The LED used to indicate the 2. Emergency Eject Hole operation of Super Multi DVD Drive. 3. Stop/Eject Button Read: The green color is displayed during disc reading session.
  • Page 9: Installation

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Installation Installing the Drive Before Before installing the drive, please note the following points. I You will need the following: Installation • A screw driver of a suitable size to fit the securing screws for the drive unit. •...
  • Page 10 DirectCD v2.5b(s) Installation Before installation, set the jumper connector on the rear panel. Jumper Setup The drive can be connected as the Master or Slave on an EIDE (ATAPI) interface. When several (up to four) EIDE devices are connected, each must be set in a unique way.
  • Page 11 DirectCD v2.5b(s) Installation The Super Multi DVD Drive connects to the motherboard of the host PC Connection computer using an IDE interface cable. You may connect the Super Multi DVD Drive as a Slave or Master device, depending on your computer. To Install as a To install the drive as a Master, the jumper can be left as supplied from Master Drive...
  • Page 12 DirectCD v2.5b(s) Installation To Install as a To install the drive as a Slave, change the jumper setting on the rear panel to SL. Slave Drive Master drive (Booting hard disk) Slave drive (Super Multi DVD Drive) (Jumper set to Slave) - OR - Master drive...
  • Page 13 DirectCD v2.5b(s) Installation Connecting Connect the 40-pin IDE cable to the back of the Super Multi DVD Drive, making sure the coloured (red) stripe on the IDE cable is connected to pin the Interface 1 on the Super Multi DVD drive (Pin 1 is closest to the Power Connector). Connector NOTE : Generally, the IDE connector is keyed and will only fit one way.
  • Page 14: Device Drivers

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Installation Device Drivers When using Windows 98/2000 Professional/Me/XP Home Edition/ XP Professional, no special device driver is required. Your system, upon Power On and bootup after installing and connecting the new Super Multi DVD Drive, will recognize and load native software drivers automatically.
  • Page 15: How To Use The Discs

    DirectCD v2.5b(s) Operation How to Use the Discs When using CD-ROM discs, CD-R discs, DVD discs or CD-RW discs, don’t attach any stickers or labels to the discs. It could cause read and write errors, but data on the disc may be lost due to damage to the disc itself.
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

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

    Specifications Items CD/DVD/CD-RW General Supported Discs DVD(Single/Dual), DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD- RAM, CD-Digital Audio & CD-Extra, CD-Plus, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA-Ready, CD-I FMV, CD-TEXT, CD-Bridge, CD-R, CD-RW, Photo-CD (Single & Multi-Session), Video CD, DVD-VIDEO 12cm/ 8cm, standard size CD's Disc Diameter E-IDE/ATAPI Host Interface Write :...
  • Page 18 D-47877 Willich, Germany 1. Take care not to use worn, cracked, damaged, warped or poor quality CD-ROMs, as this may LG Electronics U. K. Ltd. cause damage to your drive. LG House, 264 Bath Road, 2. Check the clear plastic on the center of the disc, Slough Berkshire SL1 4DT cracks here are the main cause of disc crush.