Hi-Speed USB 2.0 8-in-1 Media Reader & Writer

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Hi-Speed USB 2.0 8-in-1
Media Reader & Writer
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Transfer photos, music, and files from your PDA, MP3,
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User Manual
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
System Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Package Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Media Insertion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
Windows operating system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Installation Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Safe removal of media cards and readers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Uninstalling your media reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
MAC OS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Installation Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Safe removal of media cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Uninstalling your media reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
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INTRODUCTION
Congratulations
Thank you for purchasing the Belkin Hi-Speed USB 2.0 8-in-1 Media
Reader & Writer (the Media Reader). This high-quality product works with
all popular flash memory formats including CompactFlash™ Type I and
Type II, IBM® Microdrive™, SmartMedia™, Secure Digital/MultiMediaCard
(SD/MMC), Memory Stick®, Memory Stick PRO™ and MagicGate™ Memory
Stick (non-secure mode only).
In addition to Media Readers, Belkin manufactures an entire line of USB
and PC accessories. Please visit belkin.com for details.
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OVERVIEW
Benefits
• Transfers data easily between slots
• Provides quick and easy access to digital photos, MP3s, and other
digital files
• Doubles as a removable media storage device
• Requires no power supply; bus-powered for convenient use
• Installs and works easily with Plug-and-Play, hot swap capability
• Features drag-and-drop file transfer
• Delivers custom icon support using the included driver
• Comes with a Belkin Lifetime Warranty
System Requirements
• Computer with available USB port (USB 2.0 port for Hi-Speed mode)
• Compatible with USB 1.1 for use with Apple®/Macintosh®
computers**
• Windows® 98 SE, Me, 2000, or XP
• Mac OS® 8.6 through 9.x *
• Mac OS X v10.1.2 or higher**
*Must have USB support 1.4.1, downloadable from apple.com
**Custom icons not supported in any version of Mac OS X
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OVERVIEW
Package Contents
• Belkin Hi-Speed USB 2.0 8-in-1 Media Reader & Writer
• User Manual
• Installation CD
• USB 2.0 device cable
Media Insertion
To prevent damage to your Media Reader and/or media card, it is
important that the media card be inserted correctly into the Media
Reader. See the drawings below that illustrate the proper orientation for
insertion of your media card.
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WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM
Important note: do not plug the media reader into your computer until
instructed to do so
Installation Procedure
Windows 98 SE, Me, 2000, XP
1. Insert the Belkin Driver Installation CD.
a) After a few moments, the setup application will appear on your
computer screen.
b) If the setup application does not appear, double-click “My
Computer” then click on your CD-ROM drive icon. This will load the
setup application’s main page.
2. Click the “Install Driver” button.
3. The “InstallShield Wizard” will now start. Click “Next” on each of the
screens that are displayed then click “Finish”. You should now restart
to complete the driver installation process.
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WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM
Important Operating System Notes:
a) Windows Me and XP offer native-support, mass-storage devices. It
is not necessary to install the Belkin driver in order to use the
Media Reader. However, if you wish to take advantage of the
custom drive icons, the driver must be installed. Due to problems
with Windows XP, custom icon support is not fully functional. In
most cases, it is necessary to insert a media card into the Media
Reader before its custom icon will be displayed. Once the icon is
displayed, it will remain until your system is re-booted, whether
or not the media card is present.
b) Windows 2000 also offers native support for mass-storage devices,
but does not support “multi-lun” devices. If the Belkin driver is
not installed in Windows 2000, only the CompactFlash slot will be
available.
c) Windows 98 SE does not support mass-storage devices; therefore,
the Belkin driver must always be installed.
1. After Windows restarts, connect the Media Reader’s USB plug to the
USB port on your PC or USB hub and follow the on-screen instructions
to complete the installation.
2. The Media Reader will be recognized as four individual removable disk
drives. To access the new drive(s), click the “My Computer” icon
found on your Windows desktop display. When the “My Computer”
window opens, you will see a customized disk drive icon representing
each of the four slots. (See Operating System Notes on page 4
regarding custom icon support.)
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WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM
Safe removal of media cards and readers
All Versions of Windows
1. Do not remove media cards from the Media Reader while data is being
read or written to the card. Doing so could corrupt the media card
resulting in a loss of data.
Note: The safest method for removing the card is to use the “Eject”
feature provided by your Windows operating system. To use the eject
feature, find the drive icon for the media you wish to remove in “My
Computer”. Right-click the drive icon then select “Eject”. Depending
on the operating system, the “Eject” feature may or may not
provide a prompt stating that it is safe to remove your media.
Whether you receive the prompt or not, after selecting “Eject” it is
safe to remove the card without fear of file corruption.
2. To safely remove a Media Reader from your computer, click on the
“Unplug or Eject Hardware” button found in the right-hand corner of
the Windows task bar. Failure to follow this step could result in
the loss or corruption of data stored on your media card.
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WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM
Uninstalling your media reader
All Versions of Windows
1. To uninstall the Belkin Custom Icon support driver, use the
Add/Remove Program wizard found in the Windows Control Panel.
Windows may prompt you to restart your computer to complete the
uninstall procedure.
Note: If you have not installed the Belkin Custom Icon support driver, and
are using only the native mass-storage class drivers provided by
Windows Me or XP, it is unnecessary to follow the Uninstall
procedure described above. Proceed to step number 2.
2. You may also perform the uninstall procedure from Windows Device
Manager. (To uninstall from Windows Device Manager, the Media
Reader must be plugged into your computer.) Right click the “My
Computer” icon, and select “Properties”, then “Device Manager”. Click
the (+) sign next to “Disk Drives”. Select the Media Reader from the
list of drives then click “Remove”. Now unplug the Media Reader from
the USB port on your computer or hub.
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MAC OS
Installation Procedure
Mac OS 9.0–9.x
1. Insert the Belkin Media Reader Installer CD.
2. Select the “USB Media Reader” CD-ROM drive icon that appears on
your desktop.
3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete driver installation.
4. Connect the Media Reader’s USB plug to an available USB port on
your Mac® computer or USB hub, and insert a media card.
5. Once a media card is inserted, it will appear on your desktop as a
standard Mac OS disk drive. A custom drive icon will appear for each
slot according to the media type. The drive icon will appear only
when a media card is inserted into its slot.
Note: Support of mass-storage devices is built into USB support extensions
version 1.4.1 and later. The CompactFlash media portion of the
F5U248 will work without the Belkin drivers, however, the custom
drive icons as well as other supported media types require the
installation of the F5U248 drivers.
Mac OS X v10.1.2 and above
1. Mac OS X v10.1.2 and above offers native support for mass-storage
devices. To install the Media Reader, simply plug it into an available
USB port on your Mac computer or USB hub. No further user
intervention is required.
Note: Custom icon support is currently unavailable for any version of Mac
OS X.
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MAC OS
2. Once a media card is inserted, it will appear on your desktop as a
standard Mac OS disk drive. A drive icon will appear for each slot, but
only when a media card is resident in the slot.
Accessing Files and Data
1. Double-click the drive icon assigned to your Media Reader. A window
will open displaying the contents of the currently installed media
card.
2. To move files to and from the disk, simply drag the file to the
alternate location or use other file transfer methods that are standard
in your computer’s operating system.
Safe removal of media cards
1. Mac OS offers two methods of safely removing media cards from your
Media Reader.
a) Click on the Media Reader drive icon then choose “Special” from
the command bar on the top of your computer screen. Select
“Eject” from the drop-down list.
or
b) Click on the Media Reader drive icon and drag the icon to the Mac
OS trash can.
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MAC OS
Uninstalling your media reader
Mac OS 9.0–9.x and Mac OS X v10.1.2 and above
The Belkin Media Reader utilizes mass-storage drivers that are included
in Mac OS 9-0 and Mac OS X v10.1.2 and above. There is no need to
uninstall drivers when the Media Readers are removed from your Mac
computer.
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INFORMATION
FCC Statement
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY WITH FCC RULES FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC
COMPATIBILITY
We, Belkin Corporation, of 501 West Walnut Street, Compton, CA 90220, declare under our sole
responsibility that the product:
F5U248ea
to which this declaration relates:
Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
CE Declaration of Conformity
We, Belkin Corporation, declare under our sole responsibility that the F5U248, to which this
declaration relates, is in conformity with Generic Emissions Standard EN 55022:1998 Class B,
EN50081-1 and with Generic Immunity Standard EN50082-1 1992.
Belkin Corporation Limited Lifetime Product Warranty
Belkin Corporation warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship for its
lifetime. If a defect is discovered, Belkin will, at its option, repair or replace the product at no
charge provided it is returned during the warranty period, with transportation charges prepaid,
to the authorized Belkin dealer from whom you purchased the product. Proof of purchase may
be required.
This warranty does not apply if the product has been damaged by accident, abuse, misuse, or
misapplication; if the product has been modified without the written permission of Belkin; or
if any Belkin serial number has been removed or defaced.
THE WARRANTY AND REMEDIES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE EXCLUSIVE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHERS,
WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. BELKIN SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY
AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
No Belkin dealer, agent, or employee is authorized to make any modification, extension, or
addition to this warranty.
BELKIN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY, OR UNDER ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, DOWNTIME, GOODWILL, DAMAGE TO OR REPROGRAMMING
OR REPRODUCING ANY PROGRAM OR DATA STORED IN OR USED WITH BELKIN PRODUCTS.
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Belkin Corporation
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Compton • CA • 90220 • USA
Tel: 310.898.1100
Fax: 310.898.1111
Belkin Components, Ltd.
Express Business Park
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United Kingdom
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Belkin Tech Support
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