I think that is superb. The drive writes at this speed until about the 68 minute mark. We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. Once you have them imported, you can use the built in editor to trim, merge or split your video clips or add special effects. Electronic format aside, the manual is a good example of what we’ve come to expect from LG. When testing the drive’s capacity I found that the drive was able to overburn up to For this test I used a pressed CD containing one Mode 1 data track.

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I should also point out that the jitter rates were higher than we’re used to seeing. This buffer is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection. Exact Aohw-16735 Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep.

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I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW Until now, there were very few options, unless you wanted to shell out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine. Nero Express 6 – With Nero Express, Nero has taken the features and performance people have come to expect from Nero Burning Rom and combined them with a user friendly interface.


Good to know thanks. There were no problems getting the drive or the software installed and working correctly. Itlights up green when the drive is reading or writing.

CyberLink PowerProducer 3 – If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to capture and edit your video, look no further than PowerProducer 3 from CyberLink. Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t sohw-61735. All tests have been performed with AutoStrategy and PoweRec enabled.

With a maximum transfer speed of Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. To get the writing times, a 4. The Movie and Star Wars: For this review we used firmware versions DL10 and DL By default the drive’s jumper position is set to master.

Denec Those spikes look like they could be buffer underrun spikes where you are approaching 16x burn speed, or at least above 12x speed…did you notice any buffer underruns occuring at the end of the burn? The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. LG’s new DVD writer did much better this time around. However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed Both drives share the same basic design and have many of the same logos.


By looking at the KProbe screenshots, you can see that the discs burned by the drive had a low number of C1 errors and there were no C2 errors at all. However, it did not seem to have any effect on readability.

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While this buffer is a little smaller than what we’d like to see on a 16x DVD writer, this system worked flawlessly in our tests. While not as fast as some of the other drives we’ve looked at, its writing quality was quite good.

This, and the high jitter rates, caused a number of readability problems. About Privacy Contact Us.

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As you can see, the scratches on the disc had little effect on the drive’s speed and the number of errors remained relatively low. This means that LG’s new drive is capable of backing up titles protected by SafeDisc 2, including version 2. Some even slow down to read single layer DVD-Video discs. The drive writes at this speed until about the 68 minute mark.