DVD/Blu-ray
U-SATA
Duplicator
User Guide
V 6.10
Content Index
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Chapter 1.
Basic Introduction
1.Features
2.System Overview
2-1. Package Content
2-2. SATA DVD/BD Duplicator Controller
2-3. Assembly of SATA Controller
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3
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Chapter 2.
Function Introduction
Function Table-CD/DVD/BD
Duplication
1.Copy
2.Test
3.Compare
4.Copy + Compare
5.Set Burn Speed
6.Select Source
7.Utility
7-1. Information
7-2. Erase Disc
7-3. PreScan Source
7-4. Track Edit
7-5. Eject All Disc
7-6. Copy Counter
7-7. Update BIOS
7-8. PRINT LS Label
8.Setup
8-1. Auto Start Time
8-2. Display Mode
8-3. Button Beep
8-4. Eject On Start
8-5. Reader Speed
8-6. Compare Speed
8-7. Language
8-8. Clear Setup
8-9. Advanced Setup
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9-1. Select Image
9-2. Disc to Image
9-3. Set Reader Speed
9-4. Show Image Info.
9-5. Rename Image
9-6. Delete Image
9-7. Show HDD Info.
9-8. Format HDD
9-9. Load & Copy
Chapter 3.
Specification
Chapter 4
U-SATA Introduction
Appendix
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Chapter 1. Basic Introduction
1. Features
Independent 13, 9 SATA ports can really achieve high speed 1-12, 1-8
DVD/Blu-ray duplication.
Advanced separate analog and digital control board design prevent
signal interference, enhance control board’s power supply and stability.
High speed DDR2 SDRAM.
Support high speed 20X DVD, 52X CD, 8X Blu-ray burning.
High compatibility with variety brands of burner.
Auto Load & Copy Technology
Easy assembly SATA port arrangement
Support Lightscribe printing
2. System Overview
2-1. Package Content
Controller
SATA Cables(180˚)
User Manual
2-2. SATA DVD/BD Duplicator Controller
SATA ports
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10
13
11
Display LCD
Backward
Forward
9
7
8
6
4
2
5
3
1
OK/Confirm
ESC/Back
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2-3. Assembly of SATA Controller
Example: BD1813 with HDD installed
HDD
HDD
OK
ES
C
Write 1
Reader
Write 2
2
Write 3
3
Write 4
4
Write 5
5
Write 6
6
Write 7
7
Write 8
8
Write 9
9
Write 10
10
Write 11
11
Write 12
12
Example: BD1813 without HDD
OK
ESC
Write 1
Write 2
Write 3
Write 4
Write 5
Write 6
Write 7
Write 8
Write 9
Write 10
Reader
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
Write 11
Write 12
Write 13
12
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**Each SATA port is independent (without Master and Slave ports).
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Chapter 2. Function Operation
Function Table-CD/DVD/BD Duplication
Function
Sub-function
Description
1. Copy
To copy disc to disc or copy disc from
HDD.
2. Test
To simulate copy process
3. Compare
To bit by bit compare between source
disc and copied discs
4. Copy & Compare
To copy first and compare the copied
discs later. To ensure data correctness.
5. Set Burn Speed
To set burning speed for duplication.
6. Select Source
To select source from any optical drive
or hard disk drive.
1. Information
2. Erase Disc
1. Disc Info.
To check the format of disc, burning
speed supported and total capacity or
data size.
2. Drive Info.
To check the version, model No. and
brand name
3. System Info.
To check the model No. and firmware
version
1. Quick Erase
To quick erase data from rewritable disc.
2. Full Erase
To full erase data from rewritable disc.
3. PreScan Source
To check source disc’s readability.
1. Copy Track
To select and combine audio tracks from
various CDs into a single customized
audio CD.
2. Close Disc
To close the disc after track copying to
make the CD playable on CD player.
3. Disc Info.
T o che ck th e au di o CD’s st at u s o f
usage.
7. Utility
4. Track Edit
5. Eject All Disc
6. Copy Counter
To eject all trays.
1. Show Count
T o c h e ck h o w ma n y d i s c s c o p
y
successfully and failed.
2. Enable Counter
To enable or disable counter setting.
3. Clear Counter
To delete the record.
7. Update BIOS
To update the system’s firmware.
8. PRINT LS Label
To print Lightscribe image.
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A l l ow t h e s y ste m to do the Cop
y , Test, Compare and Copy +
Compare functions automatically
1. Auto Start Time
1. Basic
2. Display Mode
2. Show Speed
3. Show Timer
3. Button Beep
4. Eject On Start
1. Eject All Discs
To eject all trays with disc inside once
the system is booted up.
2. Do Not Eject
N o e je c t a n y t r ay o r di s c o n c e t h e
system is booted up.
3. Eject Target Only
Only eject target trays with disc inside
once the system is booted up.
4. Eject Source Only
Only eject source disc once the system
is booted up.
5. Eject All Trays
To eject all trays once the system is
booted up.
5. Reader Speed
To adjust the reading speed of source
drive.
6. Compare Speed
To adjust the speed of drives while
comparing.
8. Setup
7. Language
To reset all the function back t
o
manufacturer’s default setting.
8. Clear Setup
1. Power On Time
To set a warm-up time from 5 seconds
to 99 seconds
2. Startup Menu
To select which function you would like
to show up in the beginning
3. Skip Reader Error
To set skip the read error and keep
copying.
4. Change Bad Master
To make the system eject source disc
and ask for another one while the source
disc is unreadable for system.
5. CD Overburn
Set to copy overburn CD.
6. Show HDD Image Name
To show HDD image name or capacity
on Copy, Test, Copy + Compare and
Compare function
7. Keep Buffer
To set enable or disable load source to
the buffer.
8. Boot Password
To enable or disable the use
r
administrative
password.
9. Setup Password
To set up the login password
9. Advanced
Setup
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9. HDD Manager
1. Select Image
To select image file from HDD as your
source for copy.
2. Disc=> Image
To load your source disc to the built-in
HDD.
3. Set Reader Speed
To adjust the speed of source reader
wh i l e y ou l o a d i ma g e file from th
e reader to HDD.
4. Show Image Info.
To check the disc format and data size
of image file
5. Rename Image
To change the name of image file
6. Delete Image
To delete image file in the built-in HDD
7. Show HDD Info.
To check the information of the builtin HDD includes how many discs are
stored and the free space is available
8. Format HDD
To format the built-in HDD
9. Load & Copy
1. Synchronous
To load the source to HDD and make
copy at the same time.
2. Load First
To load source to HDD first and copy
from HDD to disc.
3. OFF
To disable Load & Copy function.
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1. Copy It is important to make sure that your source disc is placed in the right
drive. You can check or select your source reader by 6.Select Source. (plase refer
to 6.Select Source, page 11)
1.
2.
3.
Select 1.Copy and place source disc and blank discs into the proper
trays. Then the system will detect the source disc and show the
information.
Press
to start copy
Once the copy task is finished, the copied discs will be ejected and the
result of copy task will show on the LCD:
**Note:
Due to default setting of auto start time, the duplicator will start to copy
automatically within a few seconds. You can set “OFF” to close the
auto start function or set a longer waiting time. The default setting is 5
seconds. (About this setting please refer to 8-1.Auto Start Time, page
17 )
If HDD is selected to be the source reader, you have to upload the source
to the built-in HDD and then follow copy process to do your copy task.
How to upload data from disc to HDD please refer to 9-2.Disc to Image,
page 21.
**Note:
The default setting of source reader is the first drive.
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2. Test
This function will simulate the copy process to ensure error free duplication.
During the simulation, it will be nothing left in the recordable discs.
1.
Using
/
2.
Press
to start test
3.
to select 2.Test and press
.
Once the test task is finished, the discs will be ejected and the result of
the pass and fail discs for the test task will show on the LCD:
**Note:
1 This function is unable to support DVD+R blank disc.
2 If you use CD/DVD rewritable discs as your blank media in
the simulation, all the content inside the discs will be erased
permanently during test simulation.
3. Compare
This function will do bit-by-bit comparison between source disc and copied
discs to ensure the copied discs are identical to source disc.
1.
Place source disc and blank discs into Reader and Writer separately.
2.
Using
/
to select 3.Compare and press
to start compare.
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3.
4.
5.
The system will detect the source and target discs automatically.
After detecting, the system will start to compare.
When the comparison has finished, the system will show the compare
result.
4. Copy + Compare
This function will to do copy task first and execute comparison automatically
when copy process has been finished.
**Note:
In Copy, Test, Compare and Copy+Compare functions
1 If there is no source and target discs inside the duplicator,
there will be nothing show on LCD.
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2
If the built-in HDD is selected as source, the information
presents different:
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The information display of these 4 functions will be different
based on the display mode you selected.
(Plase refer to 8-2.Display mode, page 17)
Chapter 2. Function Operation
5. Set Burn Speed You can adjust the burning speed of CD/Audio
CD/DVD/DVD DL/Blu-ray by this setting. The default setting of CD is 40X, Audio
CD 24X, DVD 8X, DVD DL 2X and Blu-ray 2X.
1. Using
2.
/
to select 5.Set Burn Speed and press
.
Pressing
/
to adjust the burning speed of CD and press
to
confirm it, or press
to select Audio CD,DVD, DVD DL or Blu-ray to
adjust the burning speed.
6. Select Source
You can set any drive or built-in HDD in the duplicator to be your source
reader.
1.
2.
Using
/
to select 6.Select Source
Press
to check the current source reader, or select the proper drive
to be the source reader by pressing
/
, once the source reader is
selected, press
to confirm the setting and back to the menu list.
**Note:
The default setting of source reader is the first drive.
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7. Utility
7-1. Information You can check the information of disc, drive and system by this
function.
By pressing
1.
/
, each disc or drive’s information will show on the LCD.
Using
/
to select 7.Utility, press
select 1.Information and press
.
to enter the sub menu. Then,
2.
Using /
to select 1.Disc Info. or 2.Drive Info or 3.System Info., and
press
to see the related information.
3. The information will show on the LCD as below:
Disc Info.: You can check the format of disc, burning speed supported
and total capacity. If the disc has data inside, you also can check the
size of data.
Drive Info.: The version, model No. and brand name can be checked
here.
System Info.: The model No. and firmware version can be checked
here.
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7-2. Erase Disc This function will erase the rewritable discs in WRITER
tray, there are two erase modes available:
Quick Erase: It will erase the INDEX of the rewritable disc.
Full Erase: It will erase ALL DATA in the rewritable disc, which takes
longer time than Quick Erase.
1.
2.
3.
Place discs into writers.
Using
/
to select 7.Utility and press
Then, select 2.Erase and press
.
Using
/
to enter the sub menu.
to select 1.Quick Erase. or 2.Full Erase.
4.
Pressing
to execute the erasing task. When the system is detecting
the discs, you will see the colon flashing.
5.
When the erase job is in process, you should see the O and o are
blinking by turns.
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6.
Once the erase task has finished, the O stop blinking, the disc will be
ejected automatically.
**Note:
1 If you see F and f are blinking by turns, which means the whole
new DVD+RW is in format process.
2 Erase function only support rewritable discs.
7-3. PreScan Source
This function will scan and detect any bad sectors existing in the source disc,
which helps you to ensure the readability of source disc.
1.
Place a source disc into reader.
2.
Using
/
to select 7.Utility and press
to enter the sub menu.
Then, select 3.Prescan Source and press
to start scan task.
3.
When prescan task is in process, you can see the process on the display:
4. When the prescan task has finished, the result of prescan will be shown
on the LCD.
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7-4. Track Edit This function enables you to combine audio tracks from
various CDs into a single customize audio CD.
Copy Track: You can select and combine audio tracks from different CDs
in this section.
Close Disc: You have to perform this function after copy track to make
the CD playable on CD player.
Disc Info.: You can check the audio CD’s status of usage.
7-5. Eject All Disc
You can eject all discs including source and target discs at the same time by
this function.
7-6. Copy Counter
This function will record the result of duplication.
Show Count: You can check how many discs copy successful and failed.
Enable Counter: You can set the counter enable or disable to record the
copy result.
Clear Counter: You can delete the record by this function.
1.
2.
Using
/
to select 7.Utility and press
Then, select 6.Copy Counter and press
.
Using
/
to enter the sub menu.
to select 1.Show Count.
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3.
Pressing
to check the calculation of successful and failed duplication
for CD and DVD
7-7. Update BIOS
You can update the system’s firmware in this function.
1.
2.
Place manufacturer certified update file CD into any drive
Pressing
then press
/
to select 7.Utility and sub menu 7.Update BIOS and
to start the process.
3. The system will detect the update file and execute update task
automatically.
4.
Once the update job has done, the system will require you to reboot the
system.
**Note:
Do NOT save the firmware in a folder. The system can not detect the
file if you save it in a folder.
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7-8. PRINT LS Label This function will let you using the Lightscribe
technology to print your own image on discs. The operation process please refer
to Appendix Lightscribe Operation.
8. Setup
8-1. Auto Start Time
This setting will allow the system to do the Copy, Test, Compare and Copy
+ Compare functions automatically in a few seconds once the source and
blank discs are placed in the trays and detected by the system. The default
setting is 5 seconds. You can set a longer/shorter time from 1 to 99 seconds or
set OFF to disable this function and execute copy task by manual.
1.
Pressing
/
to select 8.Setup and sub menu 1.Auto Start Time.
2.
Pressing
/
to set the time.
8-2. Display Mode
You can select the prefered display mode in Copy, Test, Compare,
Copy+Compare.
Basic: It will only show the copy process (%) on LCD.
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Show Timer: It will show the time for copy.
Show Speed: It will show the speed of burning during copy process.
8-3. Button Beep
This setting will allow you to set up to hear a beep when a button is pressed
or not.
8-4. Eject On Start
You can make the trays or discs eject once the system is booted up.
Eject All Discs: To eject all trays with disc inside once the system is
booted up.
Do Not Eject: No eject any tray or disc once the system is booted up.
Eject Target Only: Only eject target trays with disc inside once the system
is booted up.
Eject Source Only: Only eject source disc once the system is booted up.
Eject All Trays: To eject all trays once the system is booted up.
8-5. Reader Speed
This setting allows you to adjust the reading speed of source drive. The
default setting of reader speed of CD is 40X; DVD is 24X.
8-6. Compare Speed
The reading speed of drive and disc are the reasons can affect the quality
of comparison. This setting allows you to adjust the reading speed of drives to
match up the reading speed of discs. The default setting of CD’s compare speed
is 40X, DVD is 8X.
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8-7. Language
You can set a proper language for interface during operation.
8-8. Clear Setup
This setting will reset all the function back to manufacturer’s default setting.
8-9. Advanced Setup
Power On Time: You can set a warm-up time from 5 to 99 seconds for
warming up the duplicator when it is turned on. The default setting is 10
seconds.
Start-up Menu: You can select which function you would like to show up
in the beginning.
Skip Read Error: You can set this function enable to skip disc errors in
order to avoid bad quality of copy. If you are confident of your source disc has
only a small and insignificant error due to physical damages and can be
overlooked, you can set NO to disable this function.
**Note:
Skip Read Error can not fix the error in the source disc, all it does is
skipping the errors and keeps copying the rest of readable data.
Change Bad Master: This setting will make the system eject source disc
and ask for another one while the source disc is unreadable for system.
CD Overburn: The majority of discs have a small margin of extra groove at
the outer edge. This setting allows you to copy data over the normal
size limit.
Show HDD Image Name: You can select to show HDD image name or
capacity on Copy, Test, Copy + Compare and Compare function.
Show HDD Image Name:
Show capacity:
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**Note: When you change the source from drive to HDD, the LCD will
show the HDD information. How to change your source reader please
refer to 6.Select Source, page 11.
Keep Buffer: You can set Yes to load source disc to buffer in first round
of Copy, Test, Compare or Copy+Compare, and do it again without the
source disc. Or you can set No to keep buffer not be used.
**Note:
The source will be only temporary saved in buffer, there will be nothing left
when you exit the task (Copy, Test, Compare and Copy+Compare or
reboot the system.
Boot Password: This setting allows you to enable or disable the user
administrative password. Users have to login when the system is booted
on.
Setup Password: You can set up password by pressing
the number you like and press
to set next number.
/
to select
9. HDD Manager(For HDD-installed duplicator)
9-1. Select Image You
can select image file from HDD as your
source for copy. When this function is selected, the system will set the
HDD to be the source reader automatically.
1.
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Pressing
Image.
/
to select 9.HDD Manager and sub menu 1.Select
Chapter 2. Function Operation
2.
Pressing
/
to select the image you need and press
to confirm.
9-2. Disc to Image
This function will load your source disc to the built-in HDD and save the
source as an image file.
1.
Placing the source disc to any one of the drives
2.
Pressing
Image.
/
to select 9.HDD Manager and sub menu 2.Disc to
3.
Pressing
4.
When loading has finished, the disc will be ejected automatically.
to start loading.
**Note:
The source disc can be placed in any drive, it will not affect the loading
process.
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9-3. Set Reader Speed You can adjust the reading speed of the drive
which you put the source disc. This function is ONLY available when you
loading the source disc to HDD. The default setting of both CD and DVD speed
are MAX.
9-4. Show Image Info.
You can check the disc format and data size of image file in this function.
1.
2.
Pressing
/
to select 9.HDD Manager and sub menu 4.Show Image Info
Press
to check the disc format and data size of the image file. And
you can press
/
to check other image file’s information.
9-5. Rename Image
This function allows you to change the name of image file. You can set
maximum up to 8 characters for a new name, and NO blank is allowed
between the characters.
1.
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Pressing
Image.
/
to select 9.HDD Manager and sub menu 5.Rename
Chapter 2. Function Operation
2. Pressing
and select which image file you would like to rename by
/
, and then press
to start edit a new name for the
pressing
selected file.
You can select characters or number by pressing
/
, and press
to the next space to edit. The maximum is 8 characters without blank
space. When it has done, press
to confirm the new name.
9-6. Delete Image
You can delete image file from the built-in HDD, but the source image file is
unable to delete if the file is selected as source. Therefore, before you delete an
image file, please check if it is selected as a source and change a new
one source by 9.1Select Image, page 20.
**Note:
If there is an image file is deleted, the file name will be held for next
new image file, the existing file will not to fill the vacancy. For example,
there are 5 image files (A001~A005) in the HDD, when you delete
A003, A004 will not change to be A003, once a new file has loaded, its
default name will be A003.
9-7. Show HDD Info.
You can check the information of the built-in HDD includes how many discs
are stored and the free space is available in the HDD.
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9-8. Format HDD
This function allows you to format the built-in HDD while the HDD is NOT
selected as reading source. You can change the source from HDD to other
drive in 6.Select Source, page 11.
Due to the capacity for discs loading is hard to predict precisely and more
and more different discs coming out. The traditional method of format is
not ideal for using on this duplicator. This duplicator is able to detect disc
capacity and assign a proper partition for the disc’s data automatically. You
do not have to predict and select CD or DVD partition in the beginning and
you can check how many discs you can upload from 9-7.Show HDD Info.,
page 23 This intelligent HDD management technology is much easier for
HDD management than the old way.
9-9. Load & Copy
This function is for the system to load the source to HDD and make copy
synchronously. The system will load the source to HDD during the first round of
duplication, and the HDD will replace the reader drive to be the source in
second round of duplication. This special function is very convenient for a big
copy task. You also can set:
Synchronous: The system will load the source to HDD and make copy at
the same time.
Load First: The system will load source to HDD first and take HDD as
source to copy.
OFF: To disable Load & Copy function.
**Note:
1 The image file will only be saved temporary if it is loaded to HDD
by Load & Copy function.
2
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If you would like to save the file permanently please load the file to HDD
by manual (refer to 9-2.Disc to image, page 21)
Chapter 3. Specification
Model
BD 1803
BD 1805
BD 1809
BD 1813
Target
1:2
1:4
1:8
1:12
128MB
128MB
128MB
12X
8X
8X
Operation
Standalone
Buffer (DDR2)
64MB
CD Speed
52X
DVD Speed
24X
Blu-ray Speed
12X
BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE
DVD-ROM, DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, DVD+R, DVD+RW,
DVD-R, DVD-RW,
Dual Layer DVD±R,
Disc Format Support
CD-ROM, CD-RW, CD-I, Audio CD, Video CD, CD+G, CDTEXT,
Bootable CD, Mixed-mode CD, Multi-session CD, CD-Extra,
Business Card CD, 3” Mini CD-R
Display
2X16 Backlight Monochrome LCD
Control Button
4 buttons ( Forward, Backward, OK, Esc)
Working
5°C ~ 45°C
Storage
-20°C ~ 85°C
Working
20% ~ 80%
Storage
5% ~ 95%
Voltage
Max 5V
Current
Max 1 A
Temperature
Humidity
Controller Power
Consumption
Safety
*
FCC, CE, RoHS
The above information is for marketing reference only. The actual specification may subject to
change without notice.
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Chapter 4. U-SATA Introduction
uSATA Controller Introduction
1. uSATA DVD Controller face plate
2. uSATA DVD Controller key features:
(1).
USB copy to Disc
uSATA can use USB copy key directly copy USB to CD/DVD/BD
disc.
(2).
2 DVD Fast key operation
The Fast Keys default setting are “Select source” and “Eject All
Disc”.
(3).
Same operation as the SATA DVD duplicator controller
uSATA duplicator has exactly the same function and operation as
normal SATA DVD duplicator.
3. Special Reminds
(1) uSATA controller can use a USB converter to copy other different
types of flash cards, such as CF, SD, MicroSD or Memory stick.
However, it is strongly recommended to use manufacturer approved
USB converter. If you use a bad compatible or poor quality USB
converter, it may cause incompatible copy result or cause damage to
uSATA controller.
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(2) When USB data size is bigger than disc size (such as CD640MB,
DVD4.7GB, BD 23GB), the uSATA will not copy the USB to disc.
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Appendix
Lightscribe Operation
Step 1
Install Lightscribe template software to PC Download LightScribe
software from www.lightscribe.com and install below software.
A. LIGHTSCRIBE SYSTEM SOFTWARE (LSS)
B. LIGHTSCRIBE TEMPLATE LABELER.
A
B
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Step 2
Execute "LightScribe Drive select.exe". file
LightScribe Drives
1.
2.
3.
to select
Receive a .exe file from your supplier.
Execute the .exe file on your PC.
And select the LightScribe Duplicator drive on the list.
**Note:
When everytime the Duplicator change LightScribe drive, must reselect drive before create LightScribe image for that Duplicator.
4.
If the duplicator’s Lightscribe drive is not on the list, please follow below
steps to add new lightscribe drive to the support list.
❶ Plug the new lightscribe drive you will use for Duplicator to the PC.
❷ Click "Detect Lightscribe Drive And Disc " to search new available
lightscribe drive.
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❸ Select the new drive and press
, the drive will be added to the list.
Step 3
Design Lightscribe Template and Lightscribe printing on PC.
1.
2.
3.
Click to launch the LightScribe Template
on our PC.
Follow procedure to create your label image.
Make sure the lightscribe drive is selected.
**Note:
If Lightscribe template can not be executed normally under Window 7,
please try to click right button on the mouse on the Lightscribe
icon and select " Run as administrator" to execute the function.
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Appendix
4.
Click the Print to save the lightscrbe image .LSI file to a USB stick or a
Disc.
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5.
6.
Plug the USB drive or Disc into Duplicator.
Select the utility function 7-8.PRINT LS Label. The system will read the
image into the duplicator and start printing the lightscribe label.
Data side
rint side
**Note:
When doing the lightscribe printing, please turn over the disc. The
print side is facedown and data side is faceup.
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