The GSAD’s writing quality varied a lot from one manufacturer to another. Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software. While this doesn’t have any effect on movie playback, there are faster drives out there if you want to backup your movie collection. Most of the specs below have been taken from LG’s website and the guide that came with the drive. On top of that, it was able to rip audio CD’s at an impressive 47x. The drive came with the latest available firmware installed firmware revision 1. The score given is an average of the three.

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Interlocking grooves on the tray and drive ensure a tight seal preventing entry of dust particles. Thanks to its 8x writing speed, the drive took less than 18 minutes to burn 8GB of data. At the time of this review, this is the only official firmware available for the GSAD. This is an old archive page of HWZ prior to revamp. Once you’ve created your LightScribe label, you’re ready to print it. Ask a question Compare. This buffer is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection.

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LG’s Mobile Losses Narrow. Until now, there were very few options, unless you wanted to shell out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine. Once the LG drive’s outer shell is removed, the drive is fully revealed.

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According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label. Their new “Super-Multi” drive not only supports all major DVD formats, it sports some pretty impressive specs. Supported by the biggest tech community forums. After picking your language of choice, you’ll be presented with a number of installation options. Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it.

By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that it starts writing at 16x and jumps to 24x at about the 15 minute mark. Sexy, Speedy and Versatile. While it doesn’t look like it, the GSAD is really writing at 5x.

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The rear of the GSAD is pretty straight forward. So what about writing quality?

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LG’s new external writer sports a more sophisticated look thanks in part to its glossy black bezel and silver highlights. Gl the curious, the adaptor operates at both V and V specs to adapt to different regions.

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Once you have them imported, l can use the built in editor to trim, merge or split your video clips or add special effects. He is also president of Eckel Media Corp. Branded under their Super Multi series and thanks to their strong marketing, LG is the most prominent name that comes to mind when it comes to such drives.

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Virtual Reality What is Virtual Reality? Customer review No Review Yet This is your chance! At this point, the writing speed increases to 32x and stays there gsa-216d the very end of the session. Looking at the bottom, you can see that the GSAD has four sga-2166d strips, or feet, to keep it from sliding around.

Here’s a closeup of the main circuit board.

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To get users familiarized with their new drive, it starts out by going over some of the GSAD’s features, package contents and gsa-21166d requirements. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD.