There was a sale on 25 pack of dvd-r that I bought. Samsung’s Next Smartphone foray: System Requirements OS Required. Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge. I avoid firmware upgrades. The speed you can use to burn is related to the mediacode of the disk.

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Rated this writer 10 of The other potentiometer worked the same, but for reading DVDs. I cannnot get the book type setting to sihw Just my opinion Verbatim is the best.

LiteOn SOHW-1633S – DVD±RW (+R DL) drive – IDE Series

Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper. This is truly a ugly duckling to a Swan story. Comments posted by thanoo from Malaysia, March 29, I tried upgrading the firmware, but still no differnece.

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Thank you for sharing your findings. Comments posted by trader from Canada, March 07, So there we are — a look into the innards of a dead optical drive.


Burned a few with assorted media Memorex 8x, Verbatim 8x using the latest Nero 6. Utility for lite-on dvdrw sohws deteced drives: But the community support always pulled through, and these were also some of my favourite drives when it came to overspeeding media such as the RICOHJPNR01 4x discs which would faithfully burn at 8x, everytime.

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The assembly itself is mounted on smooth rails, driven by a stepper motor which is mounted below the sled. This is connected by a wide ribbon to the mainboard below. SA – Page 2 By clicking on the picture, you can see a higher resolution image. In your case the dvd laser, in my case the cd laser gave up first.

So, I did and I so surprise how much difference a firmware can achieve. Opening the device’s case will void the warranty, so we advise against it. And in the end I have a working drive again. I have been unsuccessful at getting this to burn any media at 8x. AZ2 comments, 0 good1 mixed0 poor. Comments posted by Grins from France, December 28, Thank you a lot again. This allowed us to gain speed, free of charge, courtesy of a few bit-twiddles.


Now you will be greeted with the main guts: You should be able to burn -R media. I recently bought a new pc with a dvd burner. But it was funny try to fix it. I upgraded from BenQ 8x to this 16x hoping to get a speed boost. AZ3 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor.

Memorex DVD-R was the worst on this thing.