LG GBC-H20L Owner's Manual

LG GBC-H20L Owner's Manual

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Blu-ray Disc Drive
Owner's Manual
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functions of your product, please
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  • Page 1 Blu-ray Disc Drive Owner’s Manual To fully enjoy all the features and functions of your product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and completely. GBC-H20N GBC-H20L...
  • Page 2 CAUTION : The laser used in the Blu-ray Disc 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 2004/108/EC, 93/68/EEC and 2006/95/EC. CAUTION : CLASS 3B VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. AVOID EXPOSURE TO THE BEAM. ADVARSEL : KLASSE 3B SYNLIG OG USYNLIG LASERSTRÅLING VED ÅBNING. UNDGÅ...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Supports Windows XP SP2 Home Edition/Professional/Media Center Edition/Vista. • Automatic buffer underrun error prevention technology. • Supports LightScribe Direct Label Printing Technology - *Optional. * You can use a variety of Disc format GBC-H20L LightScribe Supported Package Items Item - Blu-ray Disc Drive...
  • Page 5: Important Precautions

    Important Precautions Follow these precautions when handling the drive or discs. • 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 6: System Environment

    DVD±R DL : Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, Verbatim. DVD-RAM : Maxell. CD-R : LG, Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, Verbatim, Taiyo Yuden or TDK. CD-RW : LG, Ricoh, Mitsubishi Kagaku Media, Verbatim. * Compatibility problem in write/read function may occur with media depending on the media manufacturing quality.
  • Page 7: Location And Function Of Controls

    ❏ Occasionally CD-R and CD-RW discs written by a CD-R/RW drive cannot be read by other CD drives. These unreadable discs may need to be read using the CD-R/RW drive they were created with. The disc written using the CD-R/RW drive might not be readable by CD-ROMs other than Multi-read compatible (UDF compatible) CD-ROMs.
  • Page 8: Installing The Drive

    Installing the Drive Before installing the drive, please note the following points. ■ 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 SATA cable.
  • Page 9 PC Connection The Blu-ray Disc Drive connects to the motherboard of the host computer using a SATA interface cable. Connecting the SATA Power Cable Connect the power cable so the projection of the cable connector side to come to the left side.
  • Page 10: Device Drivers

    Device Drivers When using Windows XP SP2 Home Edition/Professional/Media Center Edition/Vista, no special device driver is required. Your system, upon Power On and bootup after installing and connecting the new Blu-ray Disc Drive, will recognize and load native software drivers automatically. For Windows XP Users ■...
  • Page 11: How To Use The Discs

    How to Use the Discs Don’t attach any stickers or labels to discs, It could cause read/write errorsand data loss. DO NOT use non-standard discs. NON-standard discs may not play or store data properly. Emergency Eject This drive has a feature that allows the disc to be ejected manually if this becomes necessary such as failure of the drive or a power outage.
  • Page 12: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Before Requesting Service Before calling for service, check this list. The drive doesn’t have power. • • Is the power supply cable from the host computer plugged in? • Is the Power Connector to the drive securely attached? The system doesn’t start. •...
  • Page 13: Specifications

    Specifications Items General Supported Discs BD-ROM(SL/DL), BD-RE DVD-R(SL/DL), DVD-RW, DVD+R(SL/DL), DVD+RW, DVD-RAM CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, Photo-CD (Single & Multi-Session), Video CD, CD-Audio Disc, Mixed mode CD-ROM disc (data and audio), CD-Extra, CD-Text, CD-R, CD-RW Disc Diameter 12cm/ 8cm (8cm disc can be used only with drive placed horizontally.) Host Interface Serial ATA...
  • Page 15 2700-229 Paço d´ Arcos, Portugal ou www.lge.pt Please visit www.lgservice.com and install the automatic firmware download program, “LG ODD Online F/W update.” This program will automatically check for new firmware releases and download them. It is also included on the software discs that accompany our drives.

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