Samsung SH-C522C User Manual

Safety precautions, Introduction, Installing the drive

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Emergency eject hole


Disc compartment

Eject Button

If the compartment does not open

when you press the Eject button,

power off the computer, insert a pin

or unfolded paper clip in the hole

and push firmlhy)

Safety Precautions

The following are basic precautions to ensure user safety
and reduce the risk of property damage.



Sound output terminal

Interface terminal

Digital output


Master/slave select terminal Power terminal


EIDE cable, 4 screws.

Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.





Connecting the Cables to the


Connecting the Cables

Connecting the power cable

The 4-pin power cable from the internal power unit of your computer must
be connected to the power terminal the rear of the CD-ROM drive.


Connecting the audio cable from a sound card

Connect the 4-pin audio cable between the sound output terminal on the
CD-ROM drive and the audio input terminal on the sound card.


Installing a jumper on the master/slave select terminal

Connect a jumper to the rear side of the CD-ROM.
If the jumper is connected to MA (Master), it will work in the Master mode.
If the jumper is connected to SL (Slave), it will work in the Slave mode.
If the jumper is connected to CS (CSEL), you can control the device by using the
host interface signal CSEL. (In general, connection to MA is recommended.)


Connecting the EIDE cable

Insert the EIDE cable (40-pin), which is connected to the hard
disk to the interface terminal.
(Place the red line of the cable close to the Pin 1.)



Design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

Power cable

EIDE cable

Master/slave select terminal

Audio cable

CS : Cable Select(CSEL)
SL : Slave
MA: Master


When using one EIDE cable

Connect the cable to the SL (Slave) of the Master/Slave Select Terminal at the rear
of the CD-ROM drive.

When using two EIDE cable

Connect the cable to the MA (Master) of the Master/Slave Select Terminal at the rear
of the CD-ROM drive.

- If there is only one Optical drive: select MA (Master).

Hard Drive

Slave Drive (Choose the SL Jumper)


Hard Drive

Master Drive (Choose the MA Jumper)






-If there is two Optical drive, select MA (Master) / SL (Slave).

Hard Drive

Master Drive (Choose the MA Jumper)

Slave Drive (Choose the SL Jumper)


(Choose the MA Jumper) (Choose the SL Jumper)

When you install the drive

While operating


Place the drive on a level

Do not place the drive in
direct sunlight.

Avoid low - or high-temperature

Avoid high-humidity environments.

Handle with caution to prevent
damage from external shock.

Do not drop the drive, and protect it
fromsevere shocks.

It can damage the drive or cause
it to malfunction.

Do not move the drive while in operation

and do not attempt to open the disc tray

byforce. Make sure to close all working

programs before attempting to open the tray

and always use the open/close button.

Do not use cracked, distorted or
damaged discs.

Do not insert a pin into the emergency

opening while in operation.

In particular, a disc with a crack on the
inner tracks may break while in use.

Never allow food particles or
foreign substances to enter the
drive casing.

To protect against the risk of
fire, do ot spill such liquids as
alcohol and benzene on the

Do not disassemble, attempt to repair or
modify the device without express
approval as directed in the manual.

To reduce the risk of damage,
electric shock, and fire.

Important to read and understand
at all times

Do not disassemble

1. Check to see that the disc does not have a crack before use. If the disc has a crack (especially around the center hole),

it is recommended that you make a copy immediately and use the copy instead. When a cracked disc is used continuously,
the size of the crack is likely to grow and it will eventually result in irreparable damage to the disc.

2. Do not use low quality discs (i.e., illegal products, scratched or damaged discs).

Any change or modification not expressly approved by designated qualified personnel could
void your authority to operate this device.



To warn the user that failure to comply with the instructions may result in
serious injury or death.


To caution the user that failure to comply with the instructions may result in
damage to property.


User's Guide - ENGLISH

FCC Compliance

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
deter-mined 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:

• Re-orient 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.


Change or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer
responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate

the equipment.


IEC 60825-1 : 1993 + A1 : 1997 + A2 : 2001

BG68-01032A Rev.00


Installing the Drive

Installing the CD-Rom Drive

If necessary, attach a horizontal bracket

to both sides of the drive.

You can purchase these accessories separately

from your computer dealer.

(Screws for use: M3 X 6 X 4)


Remove the plate from a free expansion slot and install the

CD-ROM drive, as shown in the illustration.

If you have no free expansion slot, install the drive in place of the

diskette drive.

Make sure to use the standardized screws supplied (M3X6).

- To use screws other than M3X6 may result in malfunction.

System Requirements

Intel Pentium 166MHz(or higher), 16 MB of RAM (or higher) with an EIDE

interface, Windows 98 / 2000 / ME / XP Windows NT 4.0 (or higher)


How to install the CD-ROM drive on your PC. First, remove the cover;
connect the cable to the CD-ROM drive and then to the PC.






Using the Drive/Storing and Cleaning
Your Discs

Push the power button and boot the computer.


After booting the computer, open the disc

compartment by pressing the Eject button.


Insert the disc (CD) with the label on the disc

facing upwards and close the disc compartment

by pressing the Eject button. The indicator light

comes on.


Play the disc (CD).


Using the CD-ROM Drive

Do not place a disc in direct sunlight.

Store a disc vertically in a well-ventilated and
stable location.

Do not write or attach a label on a disc.

Do not drop a disc or place heavy objects on it.

Do not touch the surface
of a disc; hold it by the

To clean a disc, polish lightly

from the inside of the disc to the
outside with a soft cotton cloth.

Storing Your Discs

Cleaning Your Discs

Run the CD player program supplied with the sound card or play the
Windows Media Player.

Playing CD-DA/Audio CDs

Follow the instructions provided with the disc.

A video card or MPEG software and a sound card need to be installed to view video CDs.

Playing Video CDs

The disc may not function properly if there are fingerprints, foreign substances or

dust on the disc surface.

If the drive is vertically installed, you cannot use an 8 cm MiniDisc because the disc is

Solving Technical Problems

The CD-ROM drive is not

detected by the computer.

After installing the CD-ROM
drive, the PC gets slower.

Check that the power, audio and EIDE cables are correctly

connected to the computer.

Change the EIDE cable and reconnect it to the computer.

Preferably, connect a second EIDE cable to the CD-ROM drive

in master mode.

Check the position of the jumper in the master/slave select


The CD-ROM drive is not

recognized by MS-DOS.

Reinstall the device driver or update it with the latest version by

downloading it from the Samsung Web site.

- http://

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The CD-ROM drive is not

detected by Windows.

This case may occur when there is a Windows installation

problem; reinstall Windows.

No sound is heard from an

audio CD.

Check whether the audio cable is correctly connected to the sound

output terminal on the CD-ROM drive and the sound card CD-IN


Check that the sound card is operational.

When the MPEG software

plays a Video CD, the pictures

are not regular and the running

speed is too slow.

Adjust the size of the replay screen.

After checking the display resolution, adjust it, if necessary.

A CD is not read or is read

too slowly.

Check whether the CD is of good quality and clean it,

if necessary.

The disc compartment will

not open.

Check that the power cable is correctly connected.

Power off and disconnect the PC.

Insert a pin or unfolded paper clip in the emergency hole and push

firmly until the disc compartment opens.

The CD-ROM drive is not

detected after it is connected

to a sound card.

The interface mode of the sound card is AT-BUS.

You must therefore connect the CD-ROM drive to the EIDE

port on the PC mother board, rather than to the sound card,

or install an EIDE compatible sound card.

The Disc is not in message is

displayed even though a disc

has been inserted.

The computer may not recognize the disc if you start playback

too quickly after inserting the disc.

Open and close the disc compartment and try again.

Clean the disc and try again.

The friction noise generated during SPIN-UP and STOP is caused by the
Automatic Ball Balancing System(ABS) and is not a malfunction.

Technical Specifications





Failure to do so may cause the
device to fall onto a hard surface,
resulting in damage or malfunction.

52X, 7800KB/s(MAX)











Disc types supported

Disc diameter

Data transfer rate

Access time (typical)

Data buffer capacity


Slide mechanism

Spindle motor

Load mechanism

Eject button


Required power

Interface connector

Audio output

Jumper block

Storage area

Work area

Net weight


CD-DA, CD-ROM Mode-1, CD-ROM XA Mode-2 Form-1,
Form-2, Photo-CD(Single, Multi-session), Video CD ready,
CD-Plus, CD-Extra, Enhanced CD, CD-I/FMV, CD-R/RW

120mm or 80mm

PIO Mode 4, DMA MW2, UDMA2



Semiconductor laser

Step Motor

Brushless motor

Tray, DC motor(Soft Eject)

Mode-1 : 1block / 10


bits, Mode-2 : 1 block/10



Auto eject or Auto inject


+5V DC 1.5A, +12V DC 1.5A


Line out 0.70 ± 20%(Vrms), 47kΩ

Molex 70203 or other compatible models

Temperature : 5~45 °C, Humidity : 10~80%

Temperature : -25~60 °C, Humidity : 10~90%

740g (set only)

125,000 POH (Duty 20%)

148.2 (W) x 42(H) x 184(D)mm


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