Kanguru QS Slim DVD-RW Optical Drive Quick Start Guide


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QS Slim DVDRW

Quick Start Guide

Note: This is a Quick Start Guide only. For further information about your QS

Slim, please download the User Guide from our web site support.kanguru.com

Minimum System Requirements

Hardware:

Pentium II 133MHz processor or faster

64MB System RAM or higher

Available USB 2.0 port

Operating Systems:

Windows Vista, 7, 8.1, 10

Mac OS X 10.x and above

Linux Kernel 2.4 and 2.6

General Operation

Please carefully read the following instructions and make sure you understand them completely.

The Kanguru QS Slim features a built-in USB cable. When not in use, the built-in USB cable can be stored within the housing to allow for maximum portability.

To release the USB cable:

1. Slide the Cable Release Switch to the right. The USB plug will become exposed.

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Introduction

Thank you for purchasing the Kanguru QS Slim DVDRW from

Kanguru Solutions!

The Kanguru QS Slim is a portable USB2.0 DVDRW drive that allows you to burn and play your DVDs and CDs on the go. The Kanguru

QS Slim’s unique built-in USB cable, and minimalist design, deliver portability allowing you to take your drive with you anywhere you want to go! The Kanguru QS Slim is simply the most portable DVDRW drive available. Just plug the drive into an available USB port to instantly add a DVDRW drive to your dsektop, laptop or netbook.

Package Contents

If any of the following items are missing, please contact Kanguru

Solutions Technical Support at 508-376-4245 ext.2 and your replacement parts will be shipped to you immediately.

• Kanguru QS Slim DVDRW drive

• USB to power cable

2. Gently pull on the USB plug until the cable is released.

WARNING! The cable will extend to a maximum length of 6”. Do not over-extend the cable. Do not allow the QS Slim to hang from the cable.

Note: Most computers will provide enough power through USB connection. If your QS Slim is not operating normally, connect the

USB to power cable to your computer first and then connect the USB cable. This will ensure that adequate power is supplied to your drive.

Storing the USB Cable

After you have safely disconnected your Kanguru QS Slim from your computer, you can store the USB cable inside the drive. Simply feed the cable back into the drive until the cable and USB plug are stored completely inside the enclosure.

Windows Operation

Setting up your Kanguru QS Slim

The Kanguru QS Slim DVDRW does not require any drivers for

Windows 2000, XP, Vista or 7. These operating systems have built-in drivers that support the Kanguru QS Slim DVDRW. Simply connect your Kanguru QS Slim to your PC and Windows will automatically detect the new hardware and install the appropriate driver.

Burning CDs/DVDs

Current Windows operating systems come with the ability to burn

CD and DVDs through Windows Explorer. Please refer to Microsoft

Windows’ documentation for instructions on burning CDs and DVDs.

Removing your Kanguru QS Slim

Be sure to follow these safe removal procedures. Failure to do so may result in data corruption.

1. Click on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the taskbar.

2. Select the USB Mass Storage Device with the corresponding drive letter for your Kanguru QS Slim from the popup menu.

3. A message will appear informing you that it is safe to remove the device. You can now disconnect the USB cable.

If you receive a message that the device cannot be removed, close any programs or windows that may be accessing the device and then try to safely remove it again.

Mac Operation

Setting up your Kanguru QS Slim

Mac OS X has a built-in driver to support the Kanguru QS Slim.

Simply plug in the Kanguru QS Slim DVDRW to your computer and your operating system will automatically detect the new hardware and install the appropriate driver. A CD/DVD icon will appear on your desktop when a CD or DVD is inserted into the drive.

Note: The CD/DVD icon will only appear on your desktop when a CD or DVD is inserted in the drive. You will not see a CD/DVD icon on your desktop if the QS Slim is connected but there is no disc present.

Burning CDs/DVDs

The Kanguru QS Slim does not come bundled with Mac compatible software. However there are many free, 3rd party burning programs available for Mac. We recommend using Burn! burning software with the Kanguru QS Slim.

Removing your Kanguru QS Slim

To properly remove the device from your computer, you need to first eject any disc in the drive. Your system may freeze up or give you an error message if you remove the device without properly stopping it first.

To remove your Kanguru QS Slim, click and drag the CD/DVD icon from your desktop to the trashcan . This will safely eject the disc from your system. Once the disc has been removed you can safely disconnect the USB Cable. If there is no disc in drive, there won’t be a

CD/DVD icon on your desktop. In this case you can simply disconnect the USB cable.

Linux Operation

Setting up your Kanguru QS Slim

Most Linux operating systems have a built-in driver to support the

Kanguru QS Slim. Simply plug in the Kanguru QS Slim DVDRW to your computer and your operating system will automatically detect the new hardware and install the appropriate driver. An icon will show up on your desktop when a CD or DVD is inserted into the drive.

Note: The CD/DVD icon will only appear on your desktop when a CD or DVD is inserted in the drive. You will not see a CD/DVD icon on your desktop if there’s no CD or DVD present.

Burning CDs/DVDs

The Kanguru QS Slim does not come bundled with Linux compatible software. However there are many free, 3rd party burning programs available for Linux. We recommend K3B Burning Tool burning software.

Removing your Kanguru QS Slim

To properly remove the device from your computer, you need to first eject any disc in the drive. Your system may freeze up or give you an error message if you remove the device without properly stopping it first.

To remove your Kanguru QS Slim, drag the CD/DVD icon from your desktop to the trash bin. This will safely eject the disc from your system. Once the disc has been removed you can safely disconnect the

USB Cable.

Compatible Media

The QS Slim reads and writes several CD and DVD Recordable formats, including CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-RW, and DVD-R. The drives write to DVD-R/

RW and DVD+/R/RW GENERAL PURPOSE media. It will not write to

DVD-R Authoring media.

Kanguru Solutions recommends the following brands of media:

• DVD+R: Verbatim/Mitsubishi Chemical, Taiyo Yuden, Ricoh, Philips

• DVD+RW: Verbatim/Mitsubishi Chemical, Ricoh, Philips

• DVD-R: Verbatim/Mitsubishi Chemical, Taiyo Yuden, Maxell, TDK, Philips

• DVD-RW Verbatim/Mitsubishi Chemical, TDK, Philips

• CD-R 40X: Verbatim/Mitsubishi Chemical, Taiyo Yuden, Maxell, Philips

• CD-R 4-32X: Verbatim/Mitsubishi Chemical, Taiyo Yuden, Ricoh, Maxell,

Philips

• CD-RW (74 min) 24X: Verbatim/Mitsubishi Chemical, Philips

Please note that even among the media manufacturers listed above, some media may exist that is not compatible.

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