CD-ROM DRIVE
SC-140/148
Safety Warnings
The following diagrams illustrate the precautions to be taken when using your
CD-ROM drive.
User's Guide - ENGLISH
You must not use the drive in any manner other than that specified in this guide.
CAUTION
Do not attempt to repair the CD-ROM drive yourself. Contact your dealer or
local SAMSUNG representative for all repairs.
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than
those specified here in may result in hazardous radiation exposure
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this appliance to rain or
moisture.
WARRANTY
Please refer to the Samsung limited warranty statements.
http://www.samsungelectronics.com
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Front View of the CD-ROM Drive
Rear View of the CD-ROM Drive
COMPACT
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Headphone Connector
The audio output connector enables you to plug stereo headphones into the
drive. It requires a 3.6 mm stereo mini-jack.
Volume Control Dial
This control dial adjusts the volume for your headphones. You can only use the
headphone jack and volume control when you have installed the required software
utilities. For example, the Microsoft Windows Media player can be used.
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Digital Audio
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Audio Output Connector
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Device Configuration Jumper
LED
Disc Tray
The Disc Tray opens and closes automatically when you press the Open/Close
button.
◆ When you place a disc in the tray, make sure that the label on the disc is
facing upwards. If you are not loading or unloading a disc, the disc tray should
remain closed.
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You can connect a sound card or MPEG card which support Digital Audio to
your drive using this two-pin connector.
You can connect a sound card to your drive using this four-pin connector.
☛ This function is not covered in detail in this guide. Refer to the documentation
supplied with your sound card.
Usually, this is a pre-set configuration as illustrated below.
C S M
S L A
☛ Verify that the setting is as illustrated. If it is not, simply remove the jumper
and place it in the correct position.
Emergency Hole
If the disc tray does not open when you press the Open/Close
button, insert a small metal rod(an unwound paper clip for example) into this
hole to eject the disc.
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Host IDE Interface connector
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Power Connector
☛This function should only be performed when the computer is powered OFF.
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This input/output interface connector is used to connect the 40-pin flat cable
from the IDE interface to the CD-ROM drive.
Open/Close-Button
When in play, press the stop key and when in stop, press open/close key.
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The power connector is a four-conductor male plug.
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System Requirements
Installing the Software
Before you install the CD-ROM drive, we strongly recommend that you make certain
that your set-up meets the system requirements listed below.
You can install the device driver for DOS or for Windows.
Free expansion unit
Description
IBM 486SX 20MHz (or higher) with
an IDE interface(or a 100% IBMcompatible computer)
5.25 inch
Disk space
100KB minimum
MS-DOS version
5.0(or higher)
Windows version
3.1(or higher)
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Type of computer
¡ Do not install DOS Driver when the program of Windows 95/98 is going on.
(Remark CD-ROM Driver in the state of CONFIG. SYS.)
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Turn on your computer and wait for it to boot.
Insert the driver disk into a floppy disk drive(usually the A drive).
If you are a...
Then :
DOS user
◆ Type a: at the DOS prompt
◆ Press the RETURN key
Windows user
◆ Access the File Manager
◆ Click on the A icon.
Windows 95/98 user
◆ When you are in Windows 95/98, it is not
◆ necessary to install Device Driver.
◆ Whereas, when you are in Dos Mode of
◆ Windows 95/98, then install as follows.
◆ Click on MY COMPUTER icon.
◆ Click on the A icon.
Installing the CD-ROM Drive
Install the CD-ROM drive in your computer horizontally, making sure that the Open/Close
button is on the right.
To install the drive, proceed as follows.
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Turn OFF your computer. Remember to verify the
configuration jumper on the rear of the CD-ROM drive.
DOS user
Remove the cover of your PC. (main unit of the computer)
Remove the blank cover panel of the 5.25 inch unit in
which the CD-ROM drive is to be installed.
Windows user
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Connect the CD-ROM drive to the IDE interface and power
cables Iocated inside your computer.
☛ Connectors are keyed so it is impossible to put them in
an incorrect position. Do not force the connectors, if they
do not seem to fit.
Install the CD-ROM drive into the unit and secure it with
mounting screws. (recommended standard M3x6x4)
☛ ◆ Depending on your PC model, you may need to
attach guide rails to the drive, so that the drive is
held firmly in place.
☛ ◆ If you use screws that are longer than the
recommended standard, you may damage the
drive.
Run the CDSETUP program:
Then :
If you are a...
◆ Type CDSETUP after the A: prompt
◆ Press RETURN
Double-click CDSETUP.EXE from the Windows
File Manager
Then enter...
To...
Confirm the installation
Y
Exit without installing
N
If you answer Y(Yes), the installation program automatically
Result :
◆ Creates a SAMSUNG directory on your hard disk
◆ Copies the required softwares (mscdex.exe and sscdrom.sys)
◆ Modifies the CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT files
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When the Setup Completed screen is displayed, remove the installation
floppy disk from the drive.
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Reboot your system.
◆ The computer restarts
Result :
◆ Both the device driver and MSCDEX are loaded
Put the cover back on your PC.
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Resolving Technical Problems
☛ Please consult the following table BEFORE contacting your dealer or local SAMSUNG
☛ representative.
Problem
The software installation failed
The disc tray does not open.
In the File Manager, the CD-ROM
icon does not display.
I installed the software and rebooted my PC. The CD-ROM
drive icon/directory still does not
appear.
SAMSUNG continually strives to improve its products. Both the design
specifications and these user instructions are thus subject to change without
notice.
Meaning / Solution
SECTIONS
◆ Check that your hard disk is not full.
◆ The installation floppy disk may be corrupted.
Repeat the installation with the backup floppy disk.
I re-booted my PC and it paused
during the start-up program.
Technical Specifications
After installing the device driver, your system
start-up program may take more time than
expected. If it does not start-up after 60 seconds,
verify your AUTOEXEC. BAT file and, if
necessary, contact your local computer dealer.
DISC
Disc diameter
Data transfer rate
DRIVE PER FORMANCE
The drive may not be installed correctly. Verify the
physical installation.
If you have installed the
CD-ROM drive ...
Then ...
Re-boot your PC.
And have not installed
the software
Install the software
following the instructions
on page 5.
When the program of Windows 95/98 is broken up, re-stall
it as the computer can not read the program anymore.
Verify the connections between the drive and your PC.
Check that the 40-pin flat cable is connected to an IDE
interface (some PCs are equipped with an SCSI disk
interface).
Verify your AUTOEXEC. BAT file. Go to page 5 for
the verification procedure.
Check the LASTDRIVE = command in the CONFIG. SYS
file. The specified letter must take the CD-ROM volume
into account. If you do not know which letter is assigned
to the CD-ROM, enter Z.
Using the documentation provided with your PC, check
that the IDE hard disk is set up in MASTER mode.
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Access time (1/3 stroke)
Data buffer capacity
Laser
Slide mechanism
Spindle motor
Loading type
FRONT PANEL
REAR PANEL
12cm or 8cm
Max. 6000KB/s
Max. 7200KB/s
PIO Mode - 4. DMA MW2
80ms(typical)
70ms(typical)
128KB
Semiconductor Laser
Gear motor
Brushless motor
Tray Loading, DC motor(Soft Eject)
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Indicator(LED)
Open/Close
Busy
Headphone output
Stereo Mini - jack (¯ 3,6 mm) 0.60 ± 20% (Vrms) 33½
Volume control
Dial type
Required power
+5V DC 1.7A,
+12V DC 1.0A
Interface connector
ATAPI
Audio output
Line out 0.70 ± 20%(Vrms), 47k½
Jumper block
Device configuration jumper
Work area
Temperature : 5~45 ¡C, Humidity : 8~80%
Temperature : -40~60 ¡C, Humidity : 5~90%
Dimensions
149(W) x 42.5(H) x 200(D)mm
(Including bezel)
Net weight
950g
MTBF
125,000 POH(Duty 20%)
30,000 times
OPERATING
ENVIRONMENT Storage area
GENERAL
RELIABILITY
SC-148
Mode-1 : 1block / 10 bits, Mode-2 : 1 block/10 bits
ERROR RATE
Button
And the software
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Disc types supported
SC-140
CD-DA, CD-ROM Mode-1, CD-ROM XA Mode-2 Form-1,
Form-2, CD-Plus, CD-Extra, Photo-CD(Single, Multi-session),
Video CD ready, Enhanced CD, CD-I/FMV, CD-R
Disc compartment loading
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