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Connecting the Cables
Connecting the Cables
Connecting the S-ATA Power cable
The S-ATA Power cable from the internal power unit of your computer must
be connected to the power terminal the rear of the DVD Writer drive.
Connecting the S-ATA Data cable
S-ATA Power cable
S-ATA Data cable
Emergency eject hole
If the compartment does not open
when you press the Eject button,
power off the computer, insert a pin
or unfolded paper clip in the hole
and push firmlhy)
S-ATA Power Port S-ATA Data Port
User Guide, Screw 4ea
Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
The following are basic precautions to ensure user safety
and reduce the risk of property damage.
When you install the drive
Place the drive on a level
Do not place the drive in
Avoid low- or high-temperature
Avoid high-humidity environments.
Handle with caution to prevent
damage from external shock.
Do not drop the drive, and pro-
tect it fromsevere shocks.
It can damage the drive or cause
it to malfunction.
Do not move the drive while in operation and
do not attempt to open the disc tray byforce.
Make sure to close all working programs before
attempting to open the tray and always use the
Do not use cracked, distorted or
Do not insert a pin into the emergency open-
ing while in operation.
In particular, a disc with a crack on the
inner tracks may break while in use.
Never allow food particles or
foreign substances to enter the
To protect against the risk of
fire, do ot spill such liquids as
alcohol and benzene on the
Do not disassemble, attempt to repair
or modify the device without express
approval as directed in the manual.
To reduce the risk of damage,
electric shock, and fire.
Important to read and understand
at all times
Do not disassemble
1. Check to see that the disc does not have a crack before use.
If the disc has a crack (especially around the center hole),
it is recommended that you make a copy immediately and
use the copy instead.
When a cracked disc is used continuously,the size of the
crack is likely to grow and it will eventually result in irreparable
damage to the disc.
2. Do not use low quality discs (i.e., illegal products, scratched or
Any change or modification not expressly approved by designated qualified personnel could
void your authority to operate this device.
To warn the user that failure to comply with the instructions may result in
serious injury or death.
To caution the user that failure to comply with the instructions may result in
damage to property.
Failure to do so may cause the
device to fall onto a hard surface,
resulting in damage or malfunction.
Users Guide - ENGLISH
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio com-
munications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be deter-mined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to
try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Re-orient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
This marking shown on the product or its literature,indicates that it should not be disposed with
other household wastes at the end of its working life.To prevent possible harm to the
environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal,please separate this from other
types of wastes and recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material
Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product,or their
local government office,for details of where and how they can take this item for environmentally
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase
contract.This product should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal.
Change or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer responsible for
compliance could void the user ’s authority to operate the equipment.
IEC 60825-1 :1993 +A1 :1997 +A2 :2001
Correct Disposal of This Product (Waste Electrical &Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems)
The Samsung’s own Eco mark helps consumers to easily understand that
Samsung develops eco-friendly products. This mark represents Samsung’s
continuous effort to develop eco-friendly products.
(Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment)
The RoHS, the environment regulation announced by European Union, restricts the use
of lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, PBB, and PBDE in products put on
the market in The European Union after July 1, 2006.
Solving Technical Problems
The tray won't open.
See if the PC on.
Make sure the power cable within the PC is connected properly.
If the tray still won't open with the power on, turn the power off
and insert a pin(paper clip) into the emergency hole to open.
The tray won't close.
Make sure the disc has been inserted properly.
The drive is not working properly.
See if the drive is connected properly to the PC.
See if the device drive program has been installed properly.
The Window OS can't detect the
See if the device drive program has been installed properly.
Can be an OS problem. Try reinstalling the Windows OS program.
The system won't read the disc.
See if the system detects the drive.
Make sure you use the types of discs that are supported
by the drive.
See if the on/off light turns into green.
Make sure you inserted the disc with the label facing up.
Make sure you are using the right program for disc play-
See if the disc is clean.
See if any congealing has occurred.
Make sure the region code of the drive matches the disc
The friction noise generated during SPIN-UP and STOP is caused by the
Automatic Ball Balancing System(ABS) and is not a malfunction.
Using the Drive/Storing and Cleaning
Push the power button and boot the computer.
After booting the computer, open the disc com-
partment by pressing the Eject button.
Insert the disc (CD) with the label on the disc
facing upwards and close the disc compartment
by pressing the Eject button. The indicator light
Play the disc (CD).
Using the DVD Writer
Do not place a disc in direct sunlight.
Store a disc vertically in a well-ventilated and
Do not write or attach a label on a disc.
Do not drop a disc or place heavy objects on it.
Do not touch the surface
of a disc; hold it by the
To clean a disc, polish lightly
from the inside of the disc to the
outside with a soft cotton cloth.
Storing Your Discs
Cleaning Your Discs
Run the CD player program supplied with the sound card or play the
Windows Media Player.
Playing CD-DA/Audio CDs
Follow the instructions provided with the disc.
• A video card or MPEG software and a sound card need to be installed to view video CDs.
Playing Video CDs
The disc may not function properly if there are fingerprints, foreign substances or
dust on the disc surface.
If the drive is vertically installed, you cannot use an 8 cm Mini Disc
because the disc is movable.
Installing the Drive
Installing the DVD Writer
If necessary, attach a horizontal bracket
to both sides of the drive.
You can purchase these accessories separately
from your computer dealer.
(Screws for use: M3 X 6 X 4)
Remove the plate from a free expansion slot and install the
DVD Writer , as shown in the illustration.
If you have no free expansion slot, install the drive in place of the
Make sure to use the standardized screws supplied (M3X6).
- To use screws other than M3X6 may result in malfunction.
S-ATA supported PC
(The compatible motherboard list can be found from the website)
256Mbytes or above
How to install the DVD Writer on your PC. First, remove the cover; con-
nect the cable to the DVD Writer and then to the PC.
When using one S-ATA cable
When you have one ODD and the other ODD products.
The type of accessories varies depending on a product model.
and some accessories described herein are subject to change without notice.
You can confirm the use of software at the site of our customer support.
- See “ Customer support > Download center > User’s manual(PDF) > Software ”.
- See “ Information > Movie manual > Recording software ”.
DVD : DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-RW (Dual), DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-
ROM, DVD-Video, DVD+R(DUAL) , DVD-R(DUAL), DVD-RAM
C D : CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA, CD+E(G) CD-MIDI, CD-TEXT,
CD-ROM XA, Mixed Mode CD ‚ CD-I, CD-I Bridge (Photo-CD, Video-
CD), Multisession CD(Photo-CD, CD-EXTRA, Portforio)
4.72 Inch or 3.15 Inch (120mm or 80mm)
5.34 X 1.65 X 6.69 Inch (148.2 X 42 X 170mm)
20 ~ 80% (RH)
41°F ~ 122°F (5°C ~ 50°C)
Horizontal / vertical
Size(Width x Height x Length)
Burst Transfer Rate
ZCLV 8X CAV 12X
CAV16X CAV 12X
CAV12X CAV 12X
- CAV 16X
CLV 4X CAV40X
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