So far no coasters and my movies look excellent. Also have NEC and all burns are fine from that drive on the same media. Optical Storage Form Factor. Rated this writer 10 of Could not read or write anything.

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I cannot burn at 8X or 16X. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, The front panel is the same as on previous LiteON models. LiteOn drives generally cut the mustard quite well in our reviews, even though they can be loud and clumsy looking. It takes about 6 minutes 30 seconds to burn a full DVD. The only real problem that I have encountered with the drive itself is its poor ability to rip scratched DVDs that otherwise play fine on my home DVD player.

My assumption based on the user manual this is not a double layer writer, which is the feature you need for this to work. R20 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor.

D42 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor. Bottom Line We recommend this drive for users who are after excellent CD based performance but aren’t too fussed about DVD performance.


LiteOn SOHW-1673S – DVD±RW (+R DL) drive – IDE Series

For the needs of comparison in this review, we will be demonstrating the drive’s capabilities against those of the NEC NDA and Plextor S drives. Replacement 16773s from the seller was exactly the same.

I have never had any problem being able to “burn at all” or “at any speed”. Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, About Privacy Contact Us. Samsung’s Next Smartphone foray: A fast portable drive with massive storage space A fast portable drive with massive storage space by Dong Ngo. lit

What code is in the image? Made a pile of back-ups at 8x. I am still using the current firmware JS02 that came with the drive. A new firmware JS05 from codeguys is available for download.

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Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Min Hard Drive Space. M01 comments, 0 good1 mixed0 poor. The drive also uses the RPC II region control, allowing a user to change the drive’s region at most 5 times.

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While SMART-X provides the fastest possible ripping speed, if you just want to listen to music or watch a movie, it’s not necessary for the drive to maintain high speeds to read the data. Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, After this speed kn will not increase anymore.