Memorex MDW218B Installation guide

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Installation Guide
MDW218 v1937
System Requirements
Intel Pentium IV or higher
Recommended 512MB or higher RAM memory (256 MB minimum)
Window® 98 (driver needed), Window® XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (no driver needed,
plug and play), Window® Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and R2 (no driver needed,
plug and play), Mac OS 8.6 up (8.6, 9, 10) (no driver needed, plug and play)
An available USB 2.0 port for high speed performance (USB 1.1 minimum)
Internet connection required for firmware downloads and updates
Drive Performance (Read/Write Speed):
DVD+R / DVD-R: 8X(W) / 8X(W)
DVD+D9 (Double Layer): 4X(W)
DVD-D9 (Double Layer): 4X(W)
DVD+RW / DVD-RW: 4X(W) / 4X(W)
CDR: 24X(W)
CD-RW: 4X(W)
CD-ROM: 24X(R)
Drive Status Indicator Light
Emergency Eject
Disc Tray
Connect power cable to USB port of a powered on computer.
Connect data cable to USB port of a powered on computer. For
best read/write performance, connect to a USB 2.0 port.
After connecting the data cable, your computer should
automatically detect the connection and configure the device
for use. If it does not, find the drive on the computer and double
click the icon and the configuration process should begin.
FCC Warnings
The disc tray does not open when the eject button is pressed.
• Make sure the computer is powered on.
• Make sure DVD writer is not in use and data is not being written onto the
disc. This may prevent the drive from being opened to minimize the risk of
losing data or writing errors.
• Turn off the computer and manually open the tray by straightening a paper
clip and pressing the button inside the emergency eject hole.
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.
NOTE: 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 instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will
not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television 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 the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The disc is ejected after insertion.
• Make sure the disc is properly loaded in the tray.
• Make sure the disc is not damaged, scratched or dirty.
• Double check function with a disc you know to be good. If the drive accepts
other discs it may be that the problem disc is damaged or dirty.
No data can be read from the disc.
• Do not eject the disc before the writing process has completely finished.
• Make sure the disc is compatible with the drive (see System Requirements).
• Make sure the disc is not damaged, scratched or dirty.
• Make sure the data on the disc is in a format that can be read by the drive.
When recording or copying CD or DVD discs, use proper care to avoid
infringing on copy protected material.
It may be illegal in certain circumstances to make copies of music, movies, or
software discs.
This drive will not copy most DVD movies due to the movie disc containing
embedded copy protection technology.
Customer Service: 1-888-999-4215
Email Support: [email protected]
Email Parts: [email protected]
Copyright © 2017 Digital Products International (DPI, Inc.) All other
trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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Key Features

  • Reads and writes DVDs, CDs, and DVD-RAMs
  • USB 2.0 interface for fast data transfer speeds
  • Compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems
  • Plug-and-play installation
  • Emergency eject button to manually open the disc tray
  • Drive status indicator light

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Frequently Answers and Questions

How do I connect the drive to my computer?
Connect the power cable to a USB port on your computer, then connect the data cable to another USB port.
How do I open the disc tray?
Press the eject button on the front of the drive.
Why is the disc tray not opening?
Make sure that the computer is powered on and that the data cable is securely connected. If the drive is in use, wait for the writing process to finish before ejecting the disc.
Why can't I read data from the disc?
Make sure that the disc is compatible with the drive and that the data on the disc is in a format that can be read by the drive.