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  • Page 1 Multi-Burner Plus User’s Guide...
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  • Page 4 RESTRICTED RIGHTS. Use, duplication or disclosure by the Government is subject to the GSA ADP Schedule contract with Lenovo Group Limited, if any, or the standard terms of this commercial license, or if the agency is unable to accept this Program under these terms, then we provide this Program under the provisions set forth in Commercial Computer Software–Restricted Rights at FAR 52.227-19, when applicable, or under Rights in...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Appendix B. Problem solving ......B-1 © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. . ix .
  • Page 6 Online technical support Telephone technical support . Appendix E. Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty ....E-1 Part 1 - General Terms . Part 2 - Country-unique Terms Part 3 - Warranty Information Warranty Period .
  • Page 7: Safety

    Lees voordat u dit product installeert eerst de veiligheidsvoorschriften. Les sikkerhetsinformasjonen (Safety Information) før du installerer dette produktet. Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Antes de instalar este producto lea la información de seguridad. © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 8 Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. Multi-Burner Plus User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: Registering Your Option

    Please take a few moments to register your product and provide us with information that will help Lenovo to better serve you in the future. 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.
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  • Page 11: General Safety Guidelines

    Note: Some parts can be upgraded or replaced by the customer. These parts are referred to as Customer Replaceable Units, or CRUs. Lenovo expressly identifies CRUs as such, and provides documentation with instructions when it is appropriate for customers to replace those parts. You must closely follow all instructions when performing such replacements.
  • Page 12: Batteries

    In addition, many mobile products such as notebook PCs utilize a rechargeable battery pack to provide system power when in portable mode. Batteries supplied by Lenovo for use with your product have been tested for compatibility and should only be replaced with Lenovo approved parts.
  • Page 13: Cd And Dvd Drive Safety

    CD and DVD drive safety CD and DVD drives spin discs at a high speed. If a CD or DVD is cracked or otherwise physically damaged, it is possible for the disc to break apart or even shatter when the CD drive is in use. To protect against possible injury due to this situation, and to reduce the risk of damage to your machine, do the following: v Always store CD/DVD discs in their original packaging...
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  • Page 15: Chapter 1. Introduction

    You can also format DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, and DVD+R media. With DLA, you can drag-and-drop files, create new directories, or save files from almost any application directly to your Multi-Burner Plus. © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 16: Installation Requirements

    v UDF reader This software enables you to install software for reading DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, and CD-RW media on other computers with DVD drives. v Multimedia Center for Think Offerings This software enables you to copy CDs, create audio CDs, create MP3 CDs, and author data CDs. You can also use Multimedia Center for Think Offerings to write data to DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL, and DVD+R discs for use in other computers or compatible consumer electronics products.
  • Page 17: Drive Controls And Connectors

    Drive controls and connectors The following diagrams show the location and functions of the drive controls and connectors. Front view of the drive 1 Disc drawer This drawer is where you load and unload a disc. 2 Busy indicator This light comes on when the drive reads from, writes to, or plays a disc. 3 Emergency eject hole This hole provides access to the eject mechanism to remove a disc from the drive.
  • Page 18 Multi-Burner Plus User’s Guide...
  • Page 19: Chapter 2. Installation

    See the documentation that comes with your computer to determine if your ATA adapter requires that you place the jumpers in the cable-select position. © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 20: Step 4. Mounting The Drive In The Bay

    If you place the jumper in the cable-select position, the IDE cable automatically assigns the master and slave settings based on the position of the drive on the cable. You must use the cable-select setting for this cabling system whether the drive is the only device or the second device connected to the cable. The drive closest to the IDE controller is automatically the master drive.
  • Page 21: Step 6. Completing The Hardware Installation

    Step 6. Completing the hardware installation 1. Ensure that the drive is securely mounted and that the connectors are firmly attached. 2. Ensure that the cables do not interfere with the computer cover, and that they do not block the power-supply fan blades or airflow paths.
  • Page 22 Multi-Burner Plus User’s Guide...
  • Page 23: Chapter 3. Using The Drive

    Attention: Do not use force or insert foreign objects to open the loading tray. 5. Wait for the drive busy indicator to turn off; then double-click My Computer. 6. Double-click the CD-ROM or DVD-RAM/DVD-R/DVD-RW icon. © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 24: Securing A Disc In A Vertically Mounted Drive

    Securing a disc in a vertically mounted drive To load a disc into a vertically mounted drive, do the following: Note: The drive tray design might be different than shown (varies by manufacturer). 1. Press the Eject/Load button. 2. Insert the disc into the tray and make sure it is placed securely behind the vertical mounting tabs 1 . 3.
  • Page 25: Handling And Caring For A Disc

    v DVD+R: Write once media that has good compatibility with set-top DVD players and computers. Older DVD players and computer DVD-ROM drives might not be able to read this media. v DVD+R DL: Write once media that has a higher capacity (8.5 GB) than ordinary DVD+R media. DVD+R DL media can be read in most DVD-ROM drives and DVD players, as well as many consumer electronics devices.
  • Page 26: Using Dvd-Ram Media

    Using DVD-RAM media DVD-RAM is a write many times medium created for long life and many overwrites. DVD-RAM media can hold any data or video format that can be written to DVD-ROM. DVD-RAM is compatible with most modern computer DVD-ROM drives but only some consumer electronic devices. Check with your device’s manufacturer to see if it supports the DVD-RAM read function.
  • Page 27: Using Cd-Rs And Cd-Rws

    Returning the disc to 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 occur when the lid closed. Using CD-Rs and CD-RWs The Multi-Burner Plus drive can also write to CD-R and CD-RW discs.
  • Page 28: Using Audio Cds

    Media rating Ultra-Speed+, 16x-32x Using audio CDs Your computer comes equipped to play back audio CDs using Windows Media Player. In addition, you can use WinDVD or a third party audio player to play back Audio CDs. Audio CDs will autoplay when inserted to a Windows menu that allows you to choose from the players that are installed in your system.
  • Page 29: Using Intervideo Windvd Creator

    3. Type e:\launch.bat where e is the drive letter of the CD or DVD drive. 4. Click OK. 5. Select your language. 6. Select the software you want to install. 7. Follow the on-screen instructions. 8. After the software is installed, restart the computer. Note: For full drive functionality, install all software applications listed in the browser window except the UDF Reader.
  • Page 30 v Windows NT: Windows NT: You must install Service Pack 6 along with Internet Explorer 5, DirectX, and a third party IDE DMA driver. This configuration is not supported due to Microsoft not providing any official DirectX for Windows NT. Note: You can check which version of windows 95 you are using by following these steps: 1.
  • Page 31: Using Direct-To-Disc (Dla)

    The following components are not present in all Microsoft Operating systems but are required to operate WinDVD: IDE DMA, Internet Explorer 5, and DirectX 8.1. This section provides instructions for updating various operating systems to enable DVD playback. See Appendix C, “Customizing the device driver configuration settings,”...
  • Page 32: Copying And Imaging Discs

    You can access the Data, Audio, and Copy tabs directly from the Start menu as RecordNow Copy, RecordNow Data, and RecordNow Audio by clicking Start -> All Programs -> Multimedia Center for Think Offerings. To make a bootable CD or DVD, begin a data project and click the bootable CD button in the upper right corner of the project window.
  • Page 33: Printing Labels

    2. Copying or imaging discs without the copyright owner’s permission can result in legal penalties. For more information on copyright law, consult your legal advisor. Printing labels The Multimedia Center for Think Offerings application has a project called the Express Labeller that can be used to create paper labels or directly label LightScribe media.
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  • Page 35: Appendix A. Product Specifications

    DVD+R (4.7 GB) 1. Product-description data represents Lenovo’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 36 DVD+R (8.5 GB double layer) DVD-RW (4.7 GB) DVD+RW (4.7 GB) DVD-RAM (4.7/9.4 GB,12X) DVD-RAM (2.6 GB) CD-ROM CD-R CD-RW CD-DA(DAE) Write speeds Media DVD-R (Version 2.0 for General, 16X) DVD+R (16X) DVD-R (8.5 GB dual layer) DVD+R (8.5 GB double layer) DVD-RW (6X) DVD+RW (8X) DVD-RAM (4.7/9.4 GB,12X)
  • Page 37: Appendix B. Problem Solving

    7. Select Hard Disk Controllers from the list displayed in the Device Manager window. Verify that there are no conflicts with the controller. The device status indicates whether the controller is working properly. © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 38 8. Select CD-ROM from the list that is displayed in the Device Manager window. Verify that a CD-ROM device is present in the list and that no conflicts exist. The device status indicates whether the device is working properly. 9. Click OK. 10.
  • Page 39 A ″not ready reading the drive″ situation occurs when you try to access the Multi-Burner Plus before the drive is ready. The busy indicator lights when you attempt to access the drive after loading a disc into the loading tray. Wait until the busy indicator is no longer lit before attempting to access the drive.
  • Page 40 Multi-Burner Plus User’s Guide...
  • Page 41: Appendix C. Customizing The Device Driver Configuration Settings

    9. Click the Advanced Settings tab. 10. Select the appropriate Transfer Mode pull-down that corresponds to the Multi-Burner location, (Device 0 for Master, Device 1 for Slave). 11. Select DMA if it is available. 12. Click OK. © Lenovo 2006. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 42: Enabling Digital Audio Extraction For Windows 2000

    Enabling digital audio extraction for Windows 2000 Your system must be properly configured to play back digital audio from this drive. There are two setting that must be configured. One setting is in the device properties, and a second setting is in Windows Media Player.
  • Page 43 In the Device Manager window, click the ″+″next to DVD/CD-ROM to display the submenus, right click your submenu drive, and click Properties. 4. Click the Properties tab, and mark the Enable digital CD audio checkbox, as shown in the figure below.
  • Page 44: Enabling Digital Audio Extraction For Windows Xp

    To enable Digital Audio Playback in Windows Media Player, perform the following procedure: 1. Open Windows Media Player. 2. In the menu bar, click Tools -> Options. 3. Click the CD Audio tab, and mark the Digital playback checkbox, as shown in the figure below. Enabling digital audio extraction for Windows XP Digital audio extraction is enabled on the Multi-burner Plus automatically under Windows XP.
  • Page 45 4. Click the Devices tab. The Multi-Burner Plus displays as a DVD-RAM drive. Click DVD-RAM Drive, and then click the Properties button. 6. Under Playback and Rip, click the radio buttons labeled Digital. 7. Click Apply to save your settings, and then click OK. Appendix C.
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  • Page 47: Appendix D. Service And Support

    During the warranty period, assistance for replacement or exchange of defective components is available. In addition, if your option is installed in a Lenovo computer, you might be entitled to service at your location. Your technical support representative can help you determine the best alternative.
  • Page 48 Multi-Burner Plus User’s Guide...
  • Page 49: Appendix E. Lenovo Statement Of Limited Warranty

    This Statement of Limited Warranty includes Part 1 - General Terms, Part 2 - Country-unique Terms, and Part 3 - Warranty Information. The terms of Part 2 replace or modify those of Part 1. The warranties provided by Lenovo Group Limited or one of its subsidiaries (called ″Lenovo″) in this Statement of Limited Warranty apply only to Machines you purchase for your use, and not for resale.
  • Page 50 If the Machine does not function as warranted during the warranty period, contact a Service Provider. If you do not register the Machine with Lenovo, you may be required to present proof of purchase as evidence of your entitlement to warranty service.
  • Page 51: Part 2 - Country-Unique Terms

    Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine only while it is 1) in your Service Provider’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where Lenovo is responsible for the transportation charges. Neither Lenovo nor your Service Provider are responsible for any of your confidential, proprietary or personal information contained in a Machine which you return for any reason.
  • Page 52 Limitation of Liability: The following is added at the end of this section: In accordance with Article 1328 of the Peruvian Civil Code the limitations and exclusions specified in this section will not apply to damages caused by Lenovo’s willful misconduct (″dolo″) or gross negligence (″culpa inexcusable″).
  • Page 53 Limitation of Liability: The following is added to this section: Where Lenovo is in breach of a condition or warranty implied by the Trade Practices Act 1974 or other similar legislation, Lenovo’s liability is limited to the repair or replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods.
  • Page 54 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 Lenovo provides, if you require the goods for the purposes of a business as defined in that Act.
  • Page 55 Limitation of Liability: The words ″SPECIAL″ and ″ECONOMIC″ in item 3 in the fifth paragraph are deleted. EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA (EMEA) THE FOLLOWING TERMS APPLY TO ALL EMEA COUNTRIES: The terms of this Statement of Limited Warranty apply to Machines purchased from Lenovo or a Lenovo reseller. How to Obtain Warranty Service:...
  • Page 56 If you purchase a Machine in one of the Western European countries, as defined above, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine in any of those countries from a Service Provider, provided the Machine has been announced and made available by Lenovo in the country in which you wish to obtain service.
  • Page 57 Except as otherwise provided by mandatory law: 1. Lenovo’s liability for any damages and losses that may arise as a consequence of the fulfillment of its obligations under or in connection with this Statement of Limited Warranty or due to any other cause...
  • Page 58 Except as otherwise provided by mandatory law: 1. Lenovo’s liability for any damages and losses that may arise as a consequence of the fulfillment of its obligations under or in connection with this Statement of Limited Warranty is limited to the...
  • Page 59 EGYPT Limitation of Liability: The following replaces item 2 in this section: as to any other actual direct damages, Lenovo’s liability will be limited to the total amount you paid for the Machine that is the subject of the claim.
  • Page 60 Warranty in respect of which Lenovo is legally liable to you, whether in contract or tort. A number of Defaults which together result in, or contribute to, substantially the same loss or damage will be treated as one Default occurring on the date of occurrence of the last such Default.
  • Page 61: Part 3 - Warranty Information

    1. Customer Replaceable Unit (″CRU″) Service Lenovo will ship CRUs to you for you to install, Tier 1 CRUs are easy to install whereas Tier 2 CRUs require some technical skill and tools. CRU information and replacement instructions are shipped with your Machine and are available from Lenovo at any time on your request.
  • Page 62: Worldwide Telephone List

    Mail-in Service, the Machine will be returned to you at Lenovo’s expense, unless your Service Provider specifies otherwise. You are responsible for the subsequent installation and verification of the Machine.
  • Page 63 (English) Indonesia 800-140-3555 +62-21-251-2955 (English, Bahasa Indonesian) Ireland Up and running support: 01-815-9202 Warranty service and support: 01-881-1444 (English) Israel +972-3-531-3900 (Hebrew) +972-3-531-3900 (English) 8:30AM - 5:00PM Sunday - Thursday (Local time) Appendix E. Lenovo Statement of Limited Warranty E-15...
  • Page 64 Country or Region Telephone Number Italy Up and running support: 02-7031-6101 Warranty service and support: +39-800-820094 (Italian) Japan Desktop: Toll free: 0120-887-870 For International: +81-46-266-4724 ThinkPad: Toll free: 0120-887-874 For International: +81-46-266-4724 Both of the above numbers will be answered with a Japanese language voice prompt. For telephone support in English, please wait for the Japanese voice prompt to end, and an operator will answer.
  • Page 65: Guarantee Supplement For Mexico

    All software programs pre-loaded in the equipment shall only have a thirty- (30) day guarantee for installation defects from the date of purchase. Lenovo is not responsible for the information in such software programs and/or any additional software programs installed by you or installed after purchase of the product.
  • Page 66 Col. Club de Golf Atlas El Salto, Jalisco, México C.P. 45680, Tel. 01-800-3676900 Marketing by: Lenovo de México, Comercialización y Servicios, S. A. de C. V. Alfonso Nápoles Gándara No 3111 Parque Corporativo de Peña Blanca Delegación Álvaro Obregón México, D.F., México C.P.
  • Page 67: Appendix F. Notices

    Consult your local Lenovo representative for information on the products and services currently available in your area. Any reference to a Lenovo product, program, or service is not intended to state or imply that only that Lenovo product, program, or service may be used. Any functionally equivalent product, program, or service that does not infringe any Lenovo intellectual property right may be used instead.
  • Page 68: Trademarks

    Trademarks The following terms are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both: Lenovo ThinkCentre ThinkPad Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both. Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.
  • Page 69: Appendix G. Electronic Emissions Notices

    This product is in conformity with the protection requirements of EU Council Directive 89/336/ECC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility. Lenovo cannot accept responsibility for any failure to satisfy the protection requirements resulting from a non-recommended modification of the product, including the fitting of option cards from other manufacturers.
  • Page 70 électromagnétique. Lenovo décline toute responsabilité en cas de non-respect de cette directive résultant d’une modification non recommandée du produit, y compris l’ajout de cartes en option non Lenovo. Ce produit respecte les limites des caractéristiques d’immunité des appareils de traitement de l’information définies par la classe B de la norme européenne EN 55022 (CISPR 22).
  • Page 72 Part Number: 41N5583 Printed in USA (1P) P/N: 41N5583...