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  • Page 1 ThinkPad Ultrabay Blu-ray Burner User's Guide...
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  • Page 4 Before installing this product, read the ThinkPad System Safety Booklet. Note Be sure to keep your proof of purchase, because it might be required for warranty services. See Appendix E, “Lenovo Limited Warranty,” on page E-1. First Edition (November 2007) ©...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Using WinDVD . Viewing Blu-ray movies . Changing the DVD and Blu-ray region codes . © Lenovo 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. Using DVD Movie Factory . Using Burn-Now to create data and audio discs Using Burn-Now to copy discs .
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  • Page 7: Safety Information

    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 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 8 Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. ThinkPad Ultrabay Blu-ray Burner User's Guide...
  • Page 9: 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 10: 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 11: Chapter 1. About The Blu-Ray Drive

    Also, to enable satisfactory playback of Blu-ray video, your ThinkPad computer must contain either the NVIDIA GeForce or Quadro 7300 Series discrete graphics adapter. Note: Lenovo offers no support for Blu-ray playback or recording on computers with Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 2000, or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me) desktop operating systems.
  • Page 12: Installing The Drive

    Installing the drive Your ThinkPad computer includes the Access ThinkPad help system, that provides drive installation instructions specific to your computer. Locating the drive controls The following diagram shows the location of the controls on the front of the drive. 1 Power light: This light is visible when the drive is in use.
  • Page 13: Chapter 2. Using The Blu-Ray Drive

    1. Press the Eject button. The tray slides out of the drive. 2. Place a disc in the tray with the label facing up. 3. Close the tray by gently pushing the tray in until it latches. © Lenovo 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 14: Securing A Disc In A Vertically Mounted Drive

    Attention: Do not use force or insert foreign objects to open the tray. If your tray does not open when you press the Eject button, see “Manually ejecting a disc” for more information. Securing a disc in a vertically mounted drive The drive has four retainers molded into the loading tray for vertical mounting operation.
  • Page 15: Using Dvd-Ram Media

    Your drive can use many different types of media. Not all media is used in the same way. The following sections describe what you can do with the different media types. Using DVD-RAM media This section contains information on using DVD-RAM media in the Blu-ray drive. Removing the disc from the cartridge DVD-RAM media is available in bare-disc or cartridge form.
  • Page 16: Using Cds And Dvds

    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. Precautions for handling Be careful when handling the removed disc.
  • Page 17: Using Dvd-Rs And Dvd-Rws

    For more information on using the software, refer to “Using DVD Movie Factory” on page 2-7. Using DVD-Rs and DVD-RWs The Blu-ray drive can write to both DVD-R and DVD-RW discs. DVD-R discs cannot be erased, but can be used with standard DVD-ROM drives and DVD players. You can use DVD-R discs to record audio tracks, store data, archive files, and copy files from another DVD.
  • Page 18: Before Using The Software

    Note: If the software fails to install silently, you can select interactive installs of individual packages from the bottom line of the installer page. Before using the software Video playback requires a compatible video device driver and IDE bus mastering in order to work. See Appendix A, “Customizing the device driver configuration settings,”...
  • Page 19: Changing The Dvd And Blu-Ray Region Codes

    Changing the DVD and Blu-ray region codes Commercial DVD movies are protected by the Content Scrambling System (CSS). Blu-Ray movies are protected by the AACS. Both these protections divide the world into regions for playback of different discs. Content designated for one region cannot be read by playback systems in another region. The CSS specification divides the world into seven unique regions.
  • Page 20: Using Burn-Now To Create Data And Audio Discs

    – Video disc resizing – DVD-VR on disc editing v QuickDrop: You can use this program to quickly add data or music to an existing disc. The following table lists how functions can be accessed in DVD Movie Factory 5. Task Capture Video from a camera Create a Blu-ray Video...
  • Page 21: Using Burn-Now To Copy Discs

    Using Burn-Now to copy discs Burn-Now can also copy data, video, and audio discs. You can make copies either to similar discs or to disc images saved on a hard disc or network drive. You can also create discs from images that you have previously saved on your hard disc.
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  • Page 23: Appendix A. Customizing The Device Driver Configuration Settings

    One setting is in the device properties, and a second setting is in Windows Media Player. To set the device properties, complete these steps: 1. Right-click on My Computer, and select Properties. © Lenovo 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 24 2. Select Device Manager from the Hardware tab. In Windows Me, the Hardware tab shows the Device Manager directly without clicking the button, as shown in the figure below. 3. In the Device Manager tab, open the ’+’ for DVD/CD-ROM drives, right-click on your drive, and select Properties.
  • Page 25 To enable Digital Audio Playback in Windows Media Player, complete these steps: 1. Open Windows Media Player. 2. Select Tools > Options from the Media Player menu. 3. Click the CD Audio tab and select the Digital Playback, as shown in the figure below. Appendix A.
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  • Page 27: Appendix B. Troubleshooting

    1. Ensure that DMA is turned on for the drive as described in this User's Guide. 2. Ensure that 'Hardware Acceleration' is checked in the WinDVD Tools dialog. 3. Ensure that your disc is clean an free of scratches. © Lenovo 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
  • Page 28 Note: Some Blu-ray video content cannot be played at full frame rate without advanced video hardware. Blu-ray video menus don't always work with the mouse. This is normal. BD-J menus are controlled by the disc. Use the system keyboard to navigate the menu. While playing a Blu-ray video, a 'Region Error' appears and the WinDVD controls do not function correctly.
  • Page 29: Appendix C. Product Specifications

    Voltage At voltage DC 5V Environmental requirements Specification Temperature (non-condensing) Relative humidity (non-condensing) © Lenovo 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005. Average 1100 mA Operational Non-operational +5° C to +50° C -20° C to +60° C (+41° F to +122° F) (-4°...
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  • Page 31: Appendix D. Service And Support

    Appendix D. Service and Support The following information describes the technical support that is available for your product, during the warranty period or throughout the life of your product. Refer to the Lenovo Limited Warranty for a full explanation of Lenovo warranty terms.
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  • Page 33: Appendix E. Lenovo Limited Warranty

    If the product does not function as warranted during the warranty period, you may obtain warranty service by contacting Lenovo or an approved service provider. Each of them is referred to as a ″Service Provider.″ A list of Service Providers and their telephone numbers is available at support/phone.
  • Page 34 If your Service Provider determines that it is unable to either repair or replace your product, your sole remedy is to return the product to your place of purchase or to Lenovo and your purchase price will be refunded.
  • Page 35 Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your product only while it is 1) in your Service Provider’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases in which the Service Provider is responsible for the transportation.
  • Page 36: Warranty Information

    A warranty period of 1 year on parts and 1 year on labor means that Lenovo provides warranty service during the first year of the warranty period (or a longer period as required by law).
  • Page 37: Suplemento De Garantía Para Méjico

    After the product has been repaired or exchanged, it will be made available for your collection. Failure to collect the product may result in your Service Provider disposing of the product as it sees fit. For Mail-in Service, the product will be returned to you at Lenovo’s expense, unless your Service Provider specifies otherwise.
  • Page 38 Cuajimalpa, D.F., México C.P. 05349 Tel. (55) 5000 8500 ThinkPad Ultrabay Blu-ray Burner User's Guide...
  • Page 39: 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 40: Recycling Information

    Lenovo encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. Lenovo offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. Information on product recycling offerings can be found on Lenovo’s Internet site at
  • Page 41: Appendix G. Electronic Emission Notices

    Lenovo 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 Lenovo.
  • Page 42 Lenovo non accetta responsabilità alcuna per la mancata conformità alle normative di protezione dovuta a modifiche non consigliate al prodotto, compresa l’installazione di schede e componenti di marca diversa da Lenovo.
  • Page 43: Appendix H. China Rohs

    Appendix H. China RoHS The information in the following table is only applicable to products for sale in the People’s Republic of China. © Lenovo 2007. Portions © IBM Corp. 2005.
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  • Page 46 Part Number: 43N3201 Printed in XXX (1P) P/N: 43N3201...

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