On the other hand, the LHA1H’s seek times were very good. Rated this writer 8 of While the LHA1H’s overall score wasn’t as high as the Plextor’s, it had a low access time and some fairly good transfer rates. Software and devices that carry the Works with Windows Vista logo have been tested for baseline compatibility with PC’s running. While LightScribe capable drives use the same laser when burning both the data and label, they have to be able to accurately control the laser’s focus and position as well as the spindle speed.

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LiteOn LH-20A1H – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

Take note that the settings are all linked together so when you set the book type for one media type, it is applied to all. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, Thanks to its 8x writing speed, the drive only took For this review we used firmware versions LL05 and LL It can also do 16x with lower quality 88 — however the disk still very readable.

The LHA1H read our test disc from start to finish, reaching a maximum transfer speed of You can download the latest version of the software from Nero’s website. The LHA1H writes at this speed until about the 54 minute mark.

– Lite-On LHA1H 20x ‘Super AllWrite’ DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

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Thanks to this small speed boost, it had no problems reaching a maximum transfer speed of 48x in our tests. However, when scanned by the DW, the Lh20a1y rates were a bit higher than we’d like to see. This shouldn’t be too surprising though, considering the drive spins at more than 11, RPM. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. These are the ones you should grab.

The specs below have been taken from Lite-On’s website and the documentation that came along with the drive. Off by default, this LED lights up green whenever the drive is reading or writing. The new writing strategy is then created on-the-fly. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how lie LHA1H performs with the bundled software.

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From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated.

LiteOn LHA1H – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE – internal Overview – CNET

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The error rates stayed within acceptable limits when tested with KProbe. These special discs have a thin dye coating on the label side that absorbs laser light. To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to pn how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories.

After each zone the write speed is increased. By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues caused by the number of errors or high levels of jitter. It actually extracts each track twice and then compares oh20a1h to check for any errors. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably.

Lite-on LH-20A1H Firmware LL0D

I’ve also burned in disks at 16X and the lightscribe has also worked well. The drive had no problems passing all of the on-the-fly tests and did not create any errors.

Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. For example, if your disc was normally supported at only 8x, the LHA1H would now give you the option to write to it at 12x.

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