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USB Enclosure
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©2004 Adaptec, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be
reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any
means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the
prior written consent of Adaptec, Inc., 691 South Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas, CA 95035.
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Adaptec and the Adaptec logo are trademarks of Adaptec, Inc., which may be
registered in some jurisdictions.
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license.
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Changes
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without notice. While reasonable efforts have been made in the preparation of this
document to assure its accuracy, Adaptec, Inc. assumes no liability resulting from
errors or omissions in this document, or from the use of the information contained
herein.
Adaptec reserves the right to make changes in the product design without
reservation and without notification to its users.
Disclaimer
IF THIS PRODUCT DIRECTS YOU TO COPY MATERIALS, YOU MUST HAVE
PERMISSION FROM THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OF THE MATERIALS TO AVOID
VIOLATING THE LAW WHICH COULD RESULT IN DAMAGES OR OTHER
REMEDIES.
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Limited 1-Year Hardware Warranty
1.
Adaptec, Inc. (“Adaptec”) warrants to the purchaser of this product that it will be free from
defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase.
If the product should become defective within the warranty period, Adaptec, at its option,
will repair or replace the product, or refund the purchaser’s purchase price for the product,
provided it is delivered at the purchaser’s expense to an authorized Adaptec service facility
or to Adaptec.
2.
Repair or replacement parts or products will be furnished on an exchange basis and will
either be new or reconditioned. All replaced parts or products shall become the property of
Adaptec. This warranty shall not apply if the product has been damaged by accident,
misuse, abuse or as a result of unauthorized service or parts.
3.
Warranty service is available to the purchaser by delivering the product during the warranty
period to an authorized Adaptec service facility or to Adaptec and providing proof of
purchase price and date. The purchaser shall bear all shipping, packing and insurance costs
and all other costs, excluding labor and parts, necessary to effectuate repair, replacement or
refund under this warranty.
4.
For more information on how to obtain warranty service, write or telephone Adaptec at 691
South Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035, (800) 959-7274.
5.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT EXTEND TO ANY PRODUCT WHICH HAS
BEEN DAMAGED AS A RESULT OF ACCIDENT, MISUSE, ABUSE, OR AS A RESULT OF
UNAUTHORIZED SERVICE OR PARTS.
6.
THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES WHICH NOW
OR HEREAFTER MIGHT OTHERWISE ARISE RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT. IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT SHALL (A) HAVE NO GREATER
DURATION THAN 1 YEAR FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE, (B) TERMINATE
AUTOMATICALLY AT THE EXPIRATION OF SUCH PERIOD AND (C) TO THE EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW BE EXCLUDED. IN THE EVENT THIS PRODUCT BECOMES
DEFECTIVE DURING THE WARRANTY PERIOD, THE PURCHASER’S EXCLUSIVE
REMEDY SHALL BE REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND AS PROVIDED ABOVE.
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION
LOSS OF DATA, ARISING FROM BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY
ARE NOT THE RESPONSIBILITY OF ADAPTEC AND, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY
LAW, ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED BOTH FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AND TO THE
EXTENT NOT UNCONSCIONABLE, FOR PERSONAL INJURY DAMAGE.
7.
SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS, AND SOME STATES
DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO
THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
8.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary
from state to state.
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Regulatory Compliance Statements
Federal Communications Commission Radio Frequency Interference Statement
WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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 residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and
can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the
instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is
no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. However, if this
equipment does cause interference to radio or television equipment reception, which can be
determined 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:
■ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
■ Increase the separation between equipment and receiver.
■ Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
■ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.
■ Use a shielded and properly grounded I/O cable and power cable to ensure compliance of
this unit to the specified limits of the rules.
This device 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.
Adaptec, Inc.
ACS-100
Tested to Comply
With FCC Standards
FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
European Union Compliance Statement
This Information Technology Equipment has been tested and found to comply with
EMC Directive 89/336/EEC, as amended by 92/31/EEC and 93/68/EEC, in
accordance with:
■ EN55022 (1998) Emissions
■ EN55024 (1998) Immunity:
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EN61000-4-2 (1998) Electrostatic discharge: ±4 kV contact, ±8 kV air
EN61000-4-3 (1998) Radiated immunity
EN61000-4-4 (1995) Electrical fast transients/burst: ±1 kV AC, ±0.5 kV I/O
EN61000-4-5 (1995) Surges ±1 kV differential mode, ±2 kV common mode
EN61000-4-6 (1996) Conducted immunity: 3 V
EN61000-4-11 (1994) Supply dips and variation: 30% and 100%
In addition, all equipment requiring U.L. listing has been found to comply with EMC
Directive 73/23/EEC as amended by 93/68/EEC in accordance with EN60950 with
amendments A1, A2, A3, A4, A11.
Canadian Compliance Statement
This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian InterferenceCausing Equipment Regulations.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur
le matériel brouilleur du Canada.
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In this Guide...
Kit Contents
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System Requirements
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Getting Started Checklist
6
Installing the Device Driver–Windows 98SE Only
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Installing a Disk Drive
7
Connecting and Powering On
9
Next Steps
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Disconnecting Your USB Enclosure
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Troubleshooting
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This User’s Guide explains how to install and connect your
Adaptec® ACS-100 USB Enclosure.
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Kit Contents
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Adaptec ACS-100 USB Enclosure
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One enclosure stand
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One power adapter
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One high-quality USB cable
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One bag of screws
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CD, including device drivers and documentation
A disk drive is not included in the kit. The Adaptec ACS-100 USB
Enclosure supports 3.5-inch IDE hard disk drives.
System Requirements
To successfully install and use your Adaptec ACS-100 USB
Enclosure, your computer must meet these requirements:
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Microsoft® Windows® computers must be running
Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, or Windows 98SE
Macintosh computers must be running OS 9.2.2 or later for
USB 1.1 support, or OS 10.2.7 or later for USB 2.0 support
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Available USB port (see About USB 2.0 Performance below for
more information)
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CD-ROM drive
About USB 2.0 Performance
Your Adaptec ACS-100 USB Enclosure is a USB 2.0 device. For it to
operate at USB 2.0 speeds, it must be connected to a USB 2.0 port,
and USB 2.0 drivers must be installed on your computer.
If your computer does not have a built-in USB 2.0 port, Adaptec
recommends connecting the USB Enclosure to an Adaptec USB 2.0
adapter for the highest-quality USB 2.0 connection.
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Getting Started Checklist
Complete these steps to install and begin using your Adaptec
ACS-100 USB Enclosure:
❏ Install the device driver—Windows 98SE only (see below).
❏ Install a disk drive (see page 7).
❏ Connect the enclosure and power it on (see page 9).
❏ Prepare the disk drive for use (see page 9).
Installing the Device Driver–Windows 98SE Only
Note: Windows XP/2000/Me and Macintosh users—No driver
installation is required. Your Adaptec ACS-100 USB Enclosure
works with the drivers built into your operating system.
Continue with Installing a Disk Drive on page 7.
Before you begin, ensure you have the most recent operating
system updates installed on your computer. Refer to the Microsoft
Web site to download updates.
To install the device driver:
1 Power on your computer, if you have not already done so.
2 Insert the CD into your CD-ROM drive.
3 From the Windows Start menu, click Run, then click Browse.
4 Browse to the CD-ROM drive, then double-click Setup.exe to
begin the driver installation.
5 Follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.
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Installing a Disk Drive
Before you begin, ensure that you are installing the proper disk
drive. The Adaptec ACS-100 USB Enclosure supports 3.5-inch IDE
hard disk drives only.
Note: You need a Phillips screwdriver to complete this task.
To install a disk drive into your USB Enclosure:
1 Use a screwdriver to remove the two screws on the back of the
enclosure.
2 Remove the enclosure’s back panel, as shown below, and slide
out the disk drive tray.
3 Connect the disk drive tray’s internal power connector and IDE
cable to the disk drive.
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4 Place the disk drive into the disk drive tray and secure it, using
the four screws included in the kit.
5 Slide the disk drive tray into the enclosure and replace the back
panel, then secure it with the screws you removed in Step 1 on
page 7.
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Connecting and Powering On
Note: Windows 98SE users only—You must install the device
drivers before connecting and powering on the USB Enclosure.
To connect the cables and power on:
1 Use the included USB cable to connect the enclosure to an
available USB port on your computer.
2 Use the included power adapter to connect the enclosure to a
grounded power supply.
3 Power on the enclosure by pushing the on/off switch on the
back of the enclosure to the I position.
The LED on the front of the enclosure illuminates.
Note: The LED flashes when there’s activity on the disk drive.
You have successfully installed and connected your Adaptec
ACS-100 USB Enclosure.
Next Steps
If you have installed a new disk drive in your enclosure, you must
prepare it for use by initializing and formatting it, so that your
computer can recognize and communicate with it.
!
Caution: If you’ve used the disk drive previously and want to
preserve the data on it, do not initialize and format the disk
drive or you’ll erase all the data on it. Refer to your operating
system documentation for more information.
The process of initializing and formatting a new disk drive differs
by operating system. Refer to your operating system
documentation for instructions on completing these tasks.
Note: For technical assistance with the initialization and
formatting process, please contact Microsoft (Windows users)
or Apple (Macintosh users).
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Disconnecting Your USB Enclosure
To disconnect your USB Enclosure from your computer, follow the
instructions for your operating system.
Windows
You must use the Unplug or Eject Hardware Wizard to properly
disconnect the USB Enclosure from your computer.
To disconnect the enclosure:
1 Click the Unplug or Eject Hardware Wizard icon
(shown at right) on your system tray, which is in the
bottom right corner of your screen.
2 Click USB Mass Storage Device, then click Stop.
A message appears telling you that the device has been
stopped.
3 Click OK.
4 Switch off the enclosure.
It is now safe to disconnect your USB Enclosure.
Macintosh
To disconnect the enclosure:
1 Click on the icon for the disk drive and drag it into the trash
can.
2 Switch off the enclosure.
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Troubleshooting
If you have problems installing or using your Adaptec ACS-100
USB Enclosure, work through this list of suggestions:
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Ensure that the disk drive has been properly installed.
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Try connecting the enclosure to your computer through a
different USB port.
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Try connecting the enclosure to your computer using a different
USB cable.
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Try connecting the enclosure to a different power source.
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Windows 98SE users—If you connected and powered on your
USB Enclosure before you installed the device drivers:
a On your desktop, right-click My Computer, select
Properties, then click the Device Manager tab.
b Expand the categories to find your USB device, which will
appear with a yellow exclamation mark beside it. Select the
enclosure, then click the Remove button at the bottom of the
window.
c Power off the enclosure and disconnect the USB cable.
d Complete the driver installation, following the instructions
on page 6.
e Connect the USB cable and power on the enclosure,
following the instructions on page 9.
Adaptec is committed to excellence in quality and support. Go to
www.adaptec.com/go/accessories for replacement questions.
For technical assistance initiating and formatting your disk drive,
please contact Microsoft (Windows users) or Apple (Macintosh
users).
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Adaptec, Inc.
691 South Milpitas Boulevard
Milpitas, CA 95035 USA
©2004 Adaptec, Inc.
All rights reserved. Adaptec and the Adaptec logo
are trademarks of Adaptec, Inc. which may be
registered in some jurisdictions.
Stock Number: CDP-00042-01-A, Rev. A, LB 12/04
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