PowerProducer lets you create a number of different movie discs. As you can see, the drive started reading at 3. If LG can improve the writing quality, it could be one of the better external 16x DVD writers out there. You can download the latest version of the software from Nero’s website. You did read LUK’s post above, right?

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This is pretty good for a drive rated at only 48x.

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CD Error Correction 4. So what are “good” results supposed to look like? If it isn’t working, then the driver is not your problem. Do you have access to another burner, preferably a non-slim one? On top of that, none of the sectors on the disc were unreadable. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. These discs did not seem to be supported by the GSAD as the writing speed was limited to only 4x.

The program that I go though tells me that there in not a disk. Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. I created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them to our test discs with Nero. Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all. The max point reward for answering a question is After clicking next a few times and waiting for the files to be copied over, you’ll be able to start burning your own CD’s and DVD’s.


Only edit these entries. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW If you use a dual layer disc you probably won’t get the best results because most DVD-ROM drives slow down to read them.

We do this so all tests can be compared reliably.

LG’s new external “Super-Multi” drive is a step in the right direction. You are probably going to get varying results from a full data disc to a single layer movie disc. The drive read pressed and CD-R media at speeds as high as 48x and had some very good seek times. Sign In Sign Up.

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However, there were also a number of cases visha the writing quality could have been better. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD.

Like the front bezel, the top of the enclosure is made out of a glossy black plastic. On top of that, it was able to rip audio CD’s at an impressive 47x.


Unfortunately, I’m in the middle of a project and need some software solutions to get me through.

As for the lightscribe, I’m using droppix label maker that was recommended by lightscribe. Please enter a gea-2166d email address. Thanks to its USB 2. A little editorial note here. What code is in the image? As you can see, it came up a little short of this speed in our tests. Then Sonic’s DLA is used to test packet writing speeds.

From here, the manual jumps into the physical installation of the drive. The drive that LG sent us for this review was manufactured in July of and had firmware version 1.