For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD. To get the writing times, a 4. From start to finish, the installation took only a few minutes. Lite-On’s new DVD writer had no problems reading recordable media either. On the other side you can see the eject button.

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Lite-On’s new drive was also fairly quick when reading dual layer discs. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. I created about 8GB of random files kite-on directories on my hard drive and then burned them to our test discs with Nero.

LiteOn SOHW-1673SU – DVD±RW (+R DL) drive – USB 2.0 – external

Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4. Once you reboot, you’ll be ready to back up your data and copy existing discs.

By now most of you should be pretty familiar with this menu. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW By looking at the screenshot below, you can see that the drive’s transfer speeds peaked at about 8.


For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: It fires off eight different applications using scripts. The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot dohw-1673su changed anymore. To the left of the LED is the head phone jack and volume control.

– Lite-On SOHWSU EZ-DUB 16x DVD±RW – Reviews

The drive turned in some very impressive times and its writing quality was quite good. This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD. However, they remained within acceptable limits for the most part. While there isn’t an RPC-1 firmware available for the drive, there is a utility available that can make the drive region free. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool.

The EZ-DUB software will then check the disc type and source files and then start writing the data at the media’s maximum speed. The two drives not only share the same bezel design, but many of the same logos.

Nevertheless, it had no problems reaching amaximum DAE speed of 48x in our tests. By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter.


The person can then drag and drop files onto a CD-RW disk. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

Even then, the installation gets lire-on 9 out of a possible While a relative newcomer compared to companies like Plextor, this Taiwanese company has quickly established themselves as one of the world’s top manufacturers of optical storage products. Then Sonic’s DLA is used to test packet writing speeds.

The disc is Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper. By looking at the screenshots above, you can see that Lite-On’s new drive starts writing at about 6. To the left of the LED is the head phone jack and volume control.

LiteOn SOHWSU – DVD±RW (+R DL) drive – USB – external Overview – CNET

On the other side you can see the eject button. From here, the manual jumps into the physical installation of the drive. According to Lite-On, it’s as easy as For this review we used firmware version JS0D.