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Adaptec AUA-7500
Multi-Card Media Reader
User’s Guide
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prior written consent of Adaptec, Inc., 691 South Milpitas Blvd., Milpitas, CA 95035.
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REMEDIES.
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Adaptec Customer Support
If you have questions about installing or using your Adaptec product, check this
document first—you will find answers to most of your questions here. If you need
further assistance, use the support options listed below.
Technical Support Identification (TSID) Number
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Before contacting Technical Support, you need your unique 12-digit TSID
number. The TSID number identifies your product and support status.
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The TSID number is included on a white, bar-coded label, like the example
below.
Support Options
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Search the Adaptec Support Knowledgebase (ASK) at ask.adaptec.com for
articles, troubleshooting tips, and frequently asked questions for your product.
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For support via e-mail, submit your question to Adaptec's Technical Support
Specialists at ask.adaptec.com.
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Or, you can order cables online at www.adaptec.com/buy-cables.
Europe
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Visit our Web site at www.adaptec-europe.com.
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for articles, troubleshooting tips, and frequently asked questions for your product.
For support via e-mail, submit your question to Adaptec's Technical Support
Specialists at ask-fr.adaptec.com.
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English: Search the Adaptec Support Knowledgebase (ASK) at ask.adaptec.com
for articles, troubleshooting tips, and frequently asked questions for your product.
For support via e-mail, submit your question to Adaptec's Technical Support
Specialists at ask.adaptec.com.
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To order Adaptec products, including accessories and cables, go to
www.adaptec.com/buy-cables.
Japan
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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) years 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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Software License Agreement
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE IS SUBJECT TO THE SOFTWARE
LICENSE TERMS OF ADAPTEC, INC. AND OTHER LICENSORS WHOSE SOFTWARE MAY
BE BUNDLED WITH THIS PRODUCT.
BY YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE INCLUDED WITH THIS PRODUCT YOU AGREE TO THE
LICENSE TERMS REQUIRED BY THE LICENSOR OF THAT SOFTWARE, AS SET FORTH
DURING THE INSTALLATION PROCESS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE LICENSE
TERMS APPLICABLE TO THE SOFTWARE, YOU MAY RETURN THE ENTIRE UNUSED
PRODUCT FOR A FULL REFUND.
In return for acquiring a license to use the Adaptec software, which may include software from
third party licensors and patches made available by Adaptec (“Software”), and the related
documentation, you agree to the following terms and conditions:
1.
License. This Agreement grants you, the Licensee, a license to:
a. Use the Software on a single computer system, which is not intended for use by more
than five (5) users; and:
b. Make one copy of the Software in machine readable form solely for back-up purposes,
provided you reproduce Adaptec's copyright proprietary legends. Notwithstanding the
foregoing, the Software may be used on the home, laptop or other secondary computer
of the principal user of the Software, and an additional copy of the Software may be
made to support such use. As used in this license, the Software is “in use” when it is
either loaded into RAM or installed on a hard disk or other permanent memory device.
The Software may be “in use” on only one computer at any given time. (Different license
terms and fees are applicable for networked or multiple user applications.) As a specific
condition of this license, you agree to use the Software in compliance with all applicable
laws, including copyright laws, and that you will not copy, transmit, perform or
distribute any audio or other content using the Software without obtaining all necessary
licenses or permissions from the owner of the content.
2.
Restrictions. You may not distribute copies of the Software to others or electronically
transfer the Software from one computer to another over a network. You may not post or
otherwise make available the Software, or any portion thereof, in any form, on the Internet.
You may not use the Software in a computer service business, including in time sharing
applications. The Software contains trade secrets and, in order to protect them, you may not
decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a humanperceivable form. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, ADAPT, TRANSLATE, RENT, LEASE, LOAN,
RESELL FOR PROFIT, DISTRIBUTE, NETWORK OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS
BASED UPON THE SOFTWARE OR ANY PART THEREOF.
3.
Ownership of Software. As Licensee, you own the media upon which the software is
recorded or fixed, but Adaptec and its licensors retain title and ownership of the Software
recorded on the original media and all subsequent copies of the Software, regardless of the
form or media in which or on which the original and other copies may exist. This license is
not a sale of the Software or any copy.
4.
Confidentiality. You agree to maintain the Software in confidence and that you will not
disclose the Software to any third party without the express written consent of Adaptec. You
further agree to take all reasonable precautions to preclude access of unauthorized persons
to the Software.
5.
Term. This license is effective until January 1, 2045, unless terminated earlier. You may
terminate the license at any time by destroying the Software (including the related
documentation) together with all copies or modifications in any form. Adaptec will have the
right to terminate our license immediately if you fail to comply with any term or condition
of this Agreement. Upon any termination, including termination by you, you must destroy
the Software (including the related documentation), together with all copies or
modifications in any form.
6.
Special Terms Applicable to Databases. Where a database is included with the Software, you
acknowledge that it is licensed only in connection with the use of the Software to perform
disc creation, and that the database and all data derived therefrom must be maintained in
confidence in accordance with the provisions of Section 4. This license does not grant you
any rights to distribute or disclose such database or data.
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7.
Limited Warranty. Adaptec and its Licensor warrant only that the media upon which the
Software is furnished will be free from defects in material or workmanship under normal
use and service for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of delivery to you. ADAPTEC
AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT AND CANNOT WARRANT THE PERFORMANCE OR
RESULTS YOU MAY OBTAIN BY USING THE SOFTWARE OR DOCUMENTATION. THE
FOREGOING STATES THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES ADAPTEC AND ITS
LICENSORS WILL PROVIDE FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY. EXCEPT FOR THE
FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY, ADAPTEC AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO
WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED, AS TO
NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied
warranties or limitations on how long an implied warranty may last, so the above
limitations may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may
also have other rights which vary from state to state.
8.
The entire liability of Adaptec and its licensors, and your exclusive remedy for a breach of
this warranty, shall be:
a. The replacement of any media not meeting the above limited warranty which is
returned to Adaptec; or:
b. if Adaptec or its distributor is unable to deliver replacement media which is free from
defects in materials or workmanship, you may terminate this Agreement by returning
the Software and your money will be refunded.
9.
Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT WILL ADAPTEC OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO
YOU FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES,
INCLUDING ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST SAVINGS, OR LOSS OF DATA, EVEN IF
ADAPTEC OR A LICENSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY ANY OTHER PARTY. Some states do not allow the
exclusion or limitation of special, incidental, or consequential damages, so the above
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
10. Export. You acknowledge that the laws and regulations of the United States and other
countries may restrict the export and re-export of the Software. You agree that you will not
export or re-export the Software or documentation in any form in violation of applicable
United States and foreign law.
11. Government Restricted Rights. The Software is subject to restricted rights as follows. If the
Software is acquired under the terms of a GSA contract: use, reproduction or disclosure is
subject to the restrictions set forth in the applicable ADP Schedule contract. If the Software is
acquired under the terms of a DoD or civilian agency contract, use, duplication or disclosure
by the Government is subject to the restrictions of this Agreement in accordance with
48 C.F.R. 12.212 of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and its successors and 49 C.F.R.
227.7202-1 of the DoD FAR Supplement and its successors.
12. General. You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement, understand it, and that by
using the Software you agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. You further agree that
it is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between Adaptec and you, and
supersedes any proposal or prior agreement, oral or written, and any other communication
between Adaptec and you relating to the subject matter of this Agreement. No additional or
any different terms will be enforceable against Adaptec unless Adaptec gives its express
consent, including an express waiver of the terms of this Agreement, in writing signed by an
officer of Adaptec. You assume full responsibility for the use of the Software and agree to
use the Software legally and responsibly. This Agreement shall be governed by California
law, except as to copyright matters, which are covered by Federal law. This Agreement is
deemed entered into at Milpitas, California by both parties. Should any provision of this
Agreement be declared unenforceable in any jurisdiction, then such provision shall be
deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the remainder hereof. All rights
in the Software not specifically granted in this Agreement are reserved by Adaptec.
Should you have any questions concerning this Agreement, you may contact Adaptec by
writing to:
Adaptec, Inc.
Legal Department
691 South Milpitas Boulevard
Milpitas, California 95035
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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.
AUA-7500
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:
➐ EN61000-4-2 (1998) Electrostatic discharge: ±4 kV contact, ±8 kV air
➐ EN61000-4-3 (1998) Radiated immunity
➐ EN61000-4-4 (1995) Electrical fast transients/burst: ±1 kV AC, ±0.5 kV I/O
➐ EN61000-4-5 (1995) Surges ±1 kV differential mode, ±2 kV common mode
➐ EN61000-4-6 (1996) Conducted immunity: 3 V
➐ 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
2
Compatible Memory Cards
3
This Is Your Adaptec Media Reader
4
Installing Your Adaptec Media Reader
5
Installing the Device Drivers
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Inserting and Removing Memory Cards
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Your Adaptec AUA-7500 Media Reader allows you to read and
write to many different memory cards, including Memory Sticks®,
CompactFlashTM cards, and Floppy Disks.
This User’s Guide introduces the Adaptec AUA-7500 Media Reader,
explains how to install it in your computer, provides detailed
device driver installation instructions, and explains how to insert
and remove compatible memory cards.
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Kit Contents
Kit Contents
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Adaptec AUA-7500 Multi-Card Media Reader
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USB 2.0 to 5-pin cable converter
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Mounting screws
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Installation CD, including device drivers and documentation
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Adaptec AUA-7500 Media Reader Installation Guide
System Requirements
To use your Adaptec Media Reader, you need a PC-compatible
computer with:
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Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, or
Windows 98SE
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Available 3.5-inch drive bay
Note: If there is no 3.5-inch drive bay, use a commercial
5-inch bay adapter.
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Either an internal USB port, or a 5-pin USB terminal on the
motherboard
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Floppy Disk drive controller (on motherboard)
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Floppy Disk drive cable
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Internal Floppy Disk drive power connector
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CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
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Compatible Memory Cards
Compatible Memory Cards
Your Adaptec Media Reader is compatible with these memory
cards. Only DOS-formatted memory cards are supported.
Note: See the Figures on page 4 for help locating the proper
slot for each type of card.
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CompactFlash card
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Memory Stick (4 – 128 MB) and Memory Stick PRO (256 MB – 1 GB)
MagicGate cards are supported; however, the MagicGate
feature is not supported.
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Microdrive card (up to 1 GB)
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SmartMedia card (3 - 3.3 V cards, 4 MB – 128 MB)
The SmartMedia ID feature is not supported.
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SD® (Secure Digital) Memory Card (8 MB – 512 MB)
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MultiMediaCard (MMC) (16 MB – 128 MB)
Keitaide-Music cards are supported; however, the KeitaideMusic feature (UDAC-MB protocol) is not supported.
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xD-Picture Card® (requires a CompactFlash adapter—not
included)
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3.5-inch, 1.44 MB Floppy Disk
Note: Protected file types with anti-piracy functions are not
supported.
Notes: These types of cards use the same slot on the Adaptec
AUA-7500 Media Reader and therefore cannot be used
simultaneously:
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MMCs and SD Memory Cards
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CompactFlash and Microdrive cards
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Memory Sticks and Memory Stick PROs
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This Is Your Adaptec Media Reader
This Is Your Adaptec Media Reader
Your Adaptec AUA-7500 Media Reader has these features:
Front of Media Reader
Top of
Media Reader
Floppy Disk
Eject Button
Floppy Disk Slot
Floppy Disk LED
Memory Stick/PRO
Slot
Mounting Holes
Memory Card LED
CompactFlash/Adapter
and Microdrive Card Slot
SmartMedia Card Slot
SD/MMC Slot
Back of Media Reader
Top of
Media Reader
Floppy Disk Drive Connector
Floppy Disk Drive Power
Connector
Internal USB Cable
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Installing Your Adaptec Media Reader
Installing Your Adaptec Media Reader
To install your Adaptec Media Reader:
1 Turn off power to the computer and disconnect the power cord.
2 Open the computer cabinet, following the manufacturer’s
instructions.
!
Caution: Discharge any static electricity build-up by
touching a grounded metal object (such as the exposed
metal parts on the back of your computer).
3 Prepare the drive bay for the installation of a new drive,
following your computer manufacturer’s instructions.
4 Hold the Adaptec Media Reader by its sides, top side up, and
insert it into the drive bay, aligning the screw holes on the side
of the Media Reader with the mounting holes of the drive bay.
5 Secure the Adaptec Media Reader in the drive bay, using the
screws provided.
!
Caution: Secure both sides of the Adaptec Media Reader,
using all four screws. Securing only one side may cause
the device to warp and fail.
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Installing Your Adaptec Media Reader
6 Connect the USB cable to an internal USB port, following your
computer manufacturer’s instructions, or the instructions that
came with your USB host adapter.
Note: If you don’t have an internal USB port, Adaptec
recommends the Adaptec USB2Connect AUA-5100 PCI
USB 2.0 host adapter.
If you don’t have an internal USB port, you can use the adapter
cable (shown below left) to connect the Adaptec Media Reader
to a 5-pin USB terminal on your motherboard.
Pin 1 (Red Wire)
USB 5-pin Connector
USB Terminal
on Motherboard
Power
Read your motherboard’s documentation to locate the USB
terminal and identify the pin that provides power, then connect
that to Pin 1 (shown above right) on the USB 5-pin connector.
The Table below provides detailed descriptions of the five wires
on the cable converter.
Wire #
1
5
4
3
2
1
Color
Black
Black
Green
White
Red
Function1
Shield
Ground
+ Data
- Data
Power (VCC)
Check your motherboard documentation to ensure that the USB header is
wired according to the information in this Table.
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Installing Your Adaptec Media Reader
7 To connect the Floppy Disk drive, you need a Floppy Disk cable
and power cable.
Note: If you do not plan to use the Floppy Disk drive, you
don’t have to complete this step. Skip to Step 8. The other
slots on your Adaptec Media Reader are fully functional
even when the Floppy Disk drive is not active.
– Use an internal power cable to connect a Floppy Disk drive
power connector to the Floppy Disk drive power connector
on the Adaptec Media Reader.
– Use a Floppy Disk cable to connect your computer’s Floppy
Disk drive controller to the Floppy Disk drive connector on
the Adaptec Media Reader.
See the bottom Figure on page 4 to locate the connectors. Refer
to your computer’s documentation for more information.
8 Close your computer cabinet and reattach the power cord, then
power on your computer.
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Installing the Device Drivers
Installing the Device Drivers
After you’ve installed the Adaptec Media Reader and powered on
your computer, you must install the device driver.
Note: The examples shown are from Windows 2000; however,
the same steps apply to all Windows operating systems.
To install the device drivers:
1 Insert the Installation CD into your CD-ROM drive.
The Installation Wizard opens automatically.
Note: If the Installation Wizard doesn’t open automatically,
use Windows Explorer to display the CD contents, then
click autorun.exe.
2 In the Installation Wizard screen, click Install Software.
3 Click Install.
4 Select the set-up language you want, then click OK.
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Installing the Device Drivers
5 Click Next.
6 When the installation is complete, select Yes, I want to restart
my computer now, then click Finish.
When your computer restarts, you can begin using your
Adaptec Media Reader. See Inserting and Removing Memory
Cards on page 10 for more information.
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Inserting and Removing Memory Cards
Inserting and Removing Memory Cards
The Figure below illustrates how to align your memory cards when
inserting them into the Adaptec Media Reader.
MMC or SD Memory Card
Memory Stick or
Memory Stick PRO
SmartMedia
Card
Floppy Disk
CompactFlash or
Microdrive Card
The next sections provide detailed instructions for inserting and
removing memory cards:
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For Floppy Disks, see below.
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For all memory cards, see page 11.
Note: Refer to the top Figure on page 4 for help locating
specific card slots and LEDs.
Inserting and Removing Floppy Disks
To insert a Floppy Disk into your Adaptec Media Reader, align the
disk as shown in the Figure above and slide it into the Floppy Disk
slot as far as it will go. When the Floppy Disk is inserted correctly,
the Eject button pops out.
To remove a Floppy Disk, ensure that the Floppy Disk LED (shown
in the top Figure on page 4) is not illuminated, then press the Eject
button. The Floppy Disk pops out of its slot and can then be
removed.
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Inserting and Removing Memory Cards
Inserting and Removing Memory Cards
Note: These instructions apply to all supported memory cards.
Refer to the Figure on page 10 to see the correct alignment
and locate the correct slot for each memory card.
To insert a memory card into your Adaptec Media Reader:
1 Align the card as shown in the Figure on page 10.
2 Slide it into the correct slot as far as it will go.
When the card is inserted correctly, it sticks out slightly from the
Media Reader.
To remove a SmartMedia card:
1 Ensure that no files on the card are being used or copied.
!
Caution: To avoid losing data, don’t remove the memory
card while files on the card are in use.
2 Open My Computer and right-click the drive icon for the
memory card you want to remove.
3 Click Eject.
4 Allow at least 30 seconds for the Memory Card LED (shown in
the top Figure on page 4) to go out and for any delayed writes
to be completed. Then, pull the memory card from its slot.
A Note for Microdrive Users
Microdrives require more power than other memory cards. When
using a Microdrive, remove other memory cards from the Media
Reader to avoid data loss or other errors.
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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.
Part Number: 513913-06, Ver. AA, LB 04/04
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