Especially at 8X, the performance of the drive was rather good. Below, the available writing speeds can be seen, as given by Nero Burning Rom. No overspeeding or overburning was possible, but these are not issues for most users. Now let’s have a look at how the drive performs with DVD media. The test media does not present any problems for the majority of the tested drives.
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Similar ripping performance for all three drives with the LiteOn drive being slightly faster.
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It seems that artificial scratches ranging dimensionally from 0. The checking status is shown graphically in real time while you can save the error graph at the end of the test.
In the case of the 99min disc, it reported an error a minute before the end. DVD Writing Quality – Page 3 In order to test the writing quality and readability of the burned media we used two readers equipped with two software applications: Since the LiteOn drives supports a higher CD reading speed in comparison to the other two drives, the above results were expected.
Ultra Speed – Supported transfer mode: E31 means that there were three or more bad symbols at the C1 stage. This is however something that 16g5s easily be changed with the use of some simple utilities.
If you click on the images you can see a more detailed table, indicating error levels. The drive uses the MTLE chipset from Mediatek, known for its LightScribe feature, and also found in many other of the latest burners.
Now let’s move on to the last page and the conclusion of the LiteOn review. As the disc spins shd the drive, the light beam marks even more points on the dye, following the pattern given to the drives mechanism by the LS software mentioned previously. DVD Writing Quality – Page 4 In ddvdrw to test the writing quality and readability of the burned media we used two readers equipped with two software applications: DVD Writing Quality – Page 1 In order to test the writing quality and readability of the burned media we used two readers equipped with two software applications: Note, that the use of specific coated media is required and cannot be done with any ordinary printable media.
Only with Ridisc media, did the drive report average quality. DVD Writing Quality – Page 2 In order to test the writing quality and readability of the burned media we used two readers equipped with two software applications: Most problems occur when trying to write the ripped wav files, since the produced CD-R disc contains C2 and CU errors!
BLER Block Error Rate is defined as the number of data blocks per second that contain detectable errors, at the input of the C1 decoder. The drive came with firmware release LS0R which happened to be the latest at the time of this review, so no flashing was needed. This is a “special” CDS build, since it doesn’t contain any artificial errors which create problems during the ripping process.
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No overspeeding or overburning was possible, but these are not issues for most users. The ripping process on all protected audio discs was carried out with Exact Audio Copy v0.
Turn off the Ad Banner. However, LiteOn should improve the sshw quality when burning at 48X. The RPC II region control is used, allowing the user to change the drive’s region no more than five times. Now let’s have a look at how the drive performs with DVD media.
The disc checks the layer switch operation from layer 0 to layer 1 and also includes test pictures and test signals on DVD sound files. Each level is considered as passed, if the tone is smooth, continuous without interruptions, skipping or looping. The TDV includes artificial black dots on the data surface, sized from 0.
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This is however something that can easily be changed with the use of some simple utilities. With this test disc, the drive reported average performance, achieving flawless reading for only 3 out of 5 tracks. LiteOn is one of the largest manufacturer in the optical drives market, supplying many other well known manufacturers, such as Sony, with its products.