The audio plug does not do anything at my drive. Transfer Rate Reading Tests 3. The same is true for DVD. I really love the large quantity of tools and customizations available for Lite-on drives. See the quality scan below. Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. D01 comments, 2 good , 0 mixed , 0 poor.

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Note that the drive achieved a DAE digital audio extraction score of 10 in each case 10 is the highest. You might think it is bad luck. It is very frustrating lote-on I will be persevering with trying different media as this could be part of the issue.

LiteOn SOHW-1693S

CD Error Correction Tests 4. I have not tested DL media. You might have lost all your data.

And you might not even be sure that the new one is not worse. My old drive at my Thinkpad does the same or at a better speed.

DVD Recording Tests All these of course also apply to the black bezel. Amazingly, the LiteOn S was able to play back the disc, a testament to its reading ability for high error discs. The retail package remains the same as all previous releases, except for one extra item this time, the extra bezel included. Anyhow – I am dissapointed by this drive.


Comments posted by loster from United States, February 11, For the test I decided to use a movie called Jesus The greatest story of all time. D01 comments, 0 good0 mixed1 poor.

LiteOn SOHWS – DVD±RW (±R DL) drive – IDE – internal Overview – CNET

The reading speed and the reading quality of CDs is a serious problem. Anyone with NEC care to share your experiences?

I’ll repost if a firmware update fixes it, but have 0B on already and doubt it’ll happen soon. I am pretty sure that you do not have problems – you never tested the drive and just used it for YOUR purpose. From DVDInfoPro we see that the drive has a 2 MB buffer, buffer underrun protection, and supports the popular formats of optical discs as described above.

But in respect of reading you have lost. In respect of the audio plug and the volume wheel on the front of the drive I did not get further.


Lite-On SOHWS DVD Writer – VideoHelp

But then you will lose the warranty. One great option I forget to mention.

I have not had any problem with the burner and stacks of cheap 8x DVD-R. OBS Studio screen recording and streaming guid Plextor PXA firmware v1.

To put it straight: This is the optical drive equivalent of a stress test for the drive and its media. Here it is the other way round.

LiteOn 1693S: Does Their Latest Drive Have “The Right Stuff?”

How to apply color correction using the Gradie One minor thing missing: Future of TV News About. One time I had to change a DVD-drive 5 times to get a working one… It was my Thinkpad drive…what now has been working excellent for many years.

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