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Asus SBW-S1 PRO User Manual

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External USB DVD / Blu-ray Writer With Sound Card
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  • Page 1 SBW-S1 PRO External USB DVD / Blu-ray Writer With Sound Card User Guide...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Playing an audio or video disc on Windows® OS ............14 Remote-control your playback using PowerDVD Remote FREE ........ 14 Burning files to disc on Windows® OS ................15 Playing a disk and burning files on Mac OS ..............16 Troubleshooting ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Introduction Overview The ASUS SBW-S1 PRO is the world’s first optical drive to have a built-in sound card that provides 7.1-channel audio output and a headphone amplifier. It delivers clear and precise sound for those who seek truly immersive audio and video entertainment experiences.
  • Page 5: Specifications Summary

    Sample Rate and Resolution Analog Playback Sample Rate and Resolution 44.1/48/96/192kHz @ 16/24bit S/PDIF Digital Output 44.1/48/96/192kHz @ 16/24bit ASIO 2.2 Driver Support 44.1/48/96/192kHz @ 16/24bit Others Interface USB 2.0 Dimensions 210 x 168 x 50 mm Weight 850g ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 6: Getting To Know Your Device

    Pre-set low gain, you can switch to high gain when using high impedance headphone. USB port Connects to your computer using a USB 2.0 cable. DC in Connects to the adapter. Optical drive bezel Insert an optical disc here. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 7: Setting Up Your Device

    3. On the next screen, click and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. 4. After the installation is complete, restart your computer. NOTES: • The driver works only when you connect SBW-S1 PRO to a desktop PC or notebook PC. • The version and contents of the support CD are subject to change without notice. • The driver is for Windows® operating system only. Driver installation is not required for Mac OS. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 8: Step 3: Connecting Output Devices

    There are three options to connect output devices. Connecting stereo headphones Connecting powered analog speaker systems Connecting 2-channel speakers NOTE: You can use the bundled Y-splitter cable if needed. Connecting 7.1 or 5.1-channel speakers 7.1-channel speakers 5.1-channel speakers 10 11 ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 9: Step 4: Configuring The Audio Settings

    On Windows® OS Follow these steps to configure the audio settings: 1. Go to Control Panel and click Sound. 2. Select ASUS XONAR S1 and click Set Default to set ASUS XONAR S1 as the default audio output. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 10 3. If you want to connect your device to multi-channel speakers, click Configure to set up your speaker. 4. Choose the appropriate configuration according to the type of your speaker. 5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 11: On Mac Os

    On Mac OS Follow these steps to configure the audio settings: 1. Click Go on the control bar then select Utilities. 2. Double-click Audio MIDI Setup. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 12 3. From the Audio MIDI Setup screen, select Speaker. 4. Select an output format according to your speakers. 5. Click Configure speakers and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 13: Using Your Device

    • PowerBackup 2.5* • InstantBurn 5* * Only available on SBW-S1 PRO NOTE: Click on the right-upper corner of the Media Suite screen to see the detailed instructions on how to use CyberLink Media Suite. To install CyberLink Media Suite on your computer: 1.
  • Page 14: Playing An Audio Or Video Disc On Windows® Os

    3. Click the Devices tab then click PowerDVD Remote to open the PowerDVD Remote screen. 4. On your mobile device, launch PowerDVD Remote FREE then enter the passcode displayed on the PowerDVD Remote screen on your computer. Now you can remote-control the playback using your mobile device. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 15: Burning Files To Disc On Windows® Os

    2. Click Burn data to CD/DVD from the AutoPlay window. 3. Click an icon to create a data disc. NOTE: Click on the right-upper corner of the Power2Go screen to see the detailed instructions on how to use Power2Go 8. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 16: Playing A Disk And Burning Files On Mac Os

    2. Double-click the disc icon to play the disc. To eject the disc, right-click the disc icon then select Eject [Disc Name]. NOTE: The Eject button does not work on Mac OS. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 17 3. Click on the disc icon to open the disc burning application. 4. Drag the files that you wish to burn into the application. 5. Click Burn. NOTES: • Mac OS supports DVD burning and playback. • Mac OS supports burning to a Blu-ray disc. You need to purchase third-party software if you want to play movies from Blu-ray discs. • Does not support BOOTCAMP INSTALL Windows® OS. ASUS SBW-S1 PRO...
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting 1. I cannot install the driver in my PC. a) Ensure that you have connected SBW-S1 PRO properly to the USB port of your computer and powered it on. b) Ensure that your computer has Windows® 7, Windows® 8 or Windows® 8.1 installed.

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