With this in mind, I give the installation an 8 out of a possible If the source disc is larger than 4. Lite-On’s new DVD writer didn’t do as well as some of the other drives in our rewriting tests. Fuji 48x Taiyo Yuden. Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. This shouldn’t be too surprising though, considering the drive spins at more than 11, RPM.

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When a disc is written at a higher than normal speed, SmartWrite will automatically create a new writing strategy for it. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the LHA1H performs with the bundled software.

There are problems with this drive transfered to the new computer. The manual also spends a few pages going over the locations and the functions of the buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the drive. More importantly, none of the sectors on the disc were unreadable. The retail version of the LHA1H also comes with a beige replacement bezel. The CD is almost exactly 74 minutes. Like most drives, it did not pass the “three sheep” test. There is no problem in having a few millimetres of air between two ODD.


Lite-On LHA1H DVD Writer – VideoHelp

For some reasons I do not have much hope for working drivers of that beast. The error rates stayed within acceptable limits when tested with KProbe. The Western Digital Elements has rarely been this cheap. A fast portable drive with massive storage space A fast portable drive ilte-on massive storage space by Dong Ngo.

Lite-On Lha1h Lh20a1h DVD Multi Recorder | eBay

Using the bundled software you can both create and burn LightScribe disc labels. Click on this for more technical information. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW The problem is not a total length of the cable but the position of the middle connector.

Lite-On is aware of the problem and is currently working on a fix. While the drive still performed well, it wasn’t able to reach 48x this time around.

An alternative to markers and stick on labels, LightScribe lets you burn graphics and text onto the tops of specially coated discs. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably.

In both cases the drive uses Z-CLV to reach its maximum writing speed. Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC’s running. For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD.


Last but not least, lihe-on is a short troubleshooting section containing a list of common problems as well as their solutions. Cyber Monday Newegg: Along with support for LightScribe, the drive includes many of the features we’ve come to expect from Lite-On as well as more advanced ones like SmartWrite and OverSpeed.

As you can see, this menu is pretty straight forward. Comments posted by Dock from United States, January 24, The score given is an average of the three.

LiteOn LH-20A1H – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

In the end, it usually comes down to price. According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label. While the drive wrote toall of our test media at its rated speeds or better, only three types were supported at 20x.

Not necessarily, but you should be informed about that.

Lite-On Lh-20a1h Lh20a1h DVD Multi Recorder

Take a look below. You are probably going to get varying results from a full data disc to a single layer movie disc.

While they’ve gotten new features and faster speeds, the basic design has remained the same.