This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. Once you have the drivers installed on your computer you should not have to install them again. Nevertheless, its external enclosure is fairly well constructed and should fit comfortably on most desks. The software will then burn the image to disc. All you need to do is connect the power cable, plug the USB cable into the drive and the computer, and then power the drive on. Measuring mm x 66mm x mm and weighing in at 1.

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Like a CD-ROM, you will get different benchmark results depending on what kind of discs you are using.

While it didn’t have the fastest quick erase time out of the four drives here, it was able to do a full erase in 4: Lite-On’s new DVD writer didn’t do as well as some of the other drives in our rewriting tests. With an average writing time of 2: The CD is almost exactly 74 minutes.

This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. Simply drag and drop the files you want to backup onto the icon. According to Lite-On, it’s as easy as The best deals from Amazon’s one-day storage sale Amazon slashed prices on some 20 items.


Lite-On Introduces EZ-DUB for Easy Copying

The manual also spends a few pages going over the locations and the functions of the buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the drive. The diagrams Lite-On has provided are clearly labeled and easy to understand. The media types, along with the average time it took the drive to write our 4.

Using CloneCD version 4.

The drive starts rewriting at about 16x and then jumps to its maximum speed at the 13 minute mark. While disabling this feature will allow the SOHWSU to write to CD-R media at whatever speed you want, it also disables the media condition checks and write monitoring that the drive does.

In particular, those hoping to backup their DVD collection will be disappointed to know that the liteon does not work with copyright protected materials.

Lite-On SOHW-1673SU EZ-DUB DVD Writer

Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. It actually extracts each track twice and then compares them to check for any errors.

To the left of the LED is the head phone jack and volume control. For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD. Measuring mm x 66mm x mm and weighing in at 1. This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. It lights up green when both reading and writing. While the CD Speed scans showed a sizeable PI spike at the layer change, the error rates were otherwise very low. For this review we used firmware version JS0D. In our tests, lkte-on started reading at 2.


LiteOn SOHW-1673SU – DVD±RW (+R DL) drive – USB 2.0 – external

Cyber Monday Newegg: To get the writing times, a 4. Right underneath the lire-on is the emergency eject hole. A little editorial note here. Thanks to Lite-On’s new EZ-DUB technology, users can duplicate a disc or backup their data by pressing a button and following a few simple steps.

While a little short on words, there are plenty of diagrams showing what to do. NeroVision Express also lets users add things like transitions, custom backgrounds, animated menus and text effects.

This new version also adds features like DivX playback, audio time stretch and support for CyberLink’s new Eagle Vision technology. Once you reboot, you’ll be ready to back up your data and copy existing discs.