So my experience with my 16XX series drives was a pleasant surprise. Get an immediate offer. Before he had the same Liteon and ended up with pretty much the same experience. Visit eBay’s page on international trade. DVD Recording Tests I found that burning at 48x will create incompatible disks, but burning at 40x is just fine.

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SA – Page 2 But in any case – the quality control at Liteon seems not to exist or they simply accept this kind of quality as their standard… But we should not. I think perhaps it is one of the best and there are worse out there. The drive was recognized after the first boot of the PC.

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We sojw the drive case to take a closer oshw at the inner workings of the drive. So please read more carefully before you give the all clear to others. I burned it at 2. If you do not have this choice you have lost your CDs if you kicked out your old drive already – what I did… By the way – the old Thinkpad drive copies the CDs in only 7 minutes! I would rather choose – a working drive…. So I am not sure if sohd drive is useless or the whole DVD burning approach has still a long way to go.


See the seller’s listing for full details. Have not tried the bitsetting or pushed it to two sheep features – yet. Sure you might say – I use the sound card anyway.

And will stay there. Works great No great, no problems. Image not available Photos not available for this variation. I believe this flash update just came out about a month ago Oct.

I bough this burner over a month ago. Then I found your post. So I am not so happy to change it against the same brand.

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It does not work. My S initially had the same problem with the earphone jack not working when playing back audio CDs, and I later found that the firmware version KSOA installed in at least some of the drives did not turn on the earphone sound. ALL other brands do not work – about 15 tested so far.

One great option I forget to mention. No blank media present. If you 163s the retail price of this drive and look at how complex it is, there are bound to be some bad drives out there. Add to watch list Remove from watch list.


So I want to share my experience and I would like to know if other users have the same.

But in respect of reading you have lost. I had not wohw the best experience with Lite-On CD burners in the past. You should keep your old drive for high speed reading, patch the software Warranty!!! But I realized that this burner age will have short legs anyway… After this Liteon experience I ask myself for what people use their drives. SA – Page 4 Retail version came with audio cable, screws no IDE cablebeige bezel spare. Liteon is running regular usually.

There isn’t any easy way to safely clean those dust out and Lite-On didn’t block the air flow from those ports. Get the item you ordered or get your money back.