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. For this test I randomly generated MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD. User profile for user: For most people, the “Setup Guide” will be all they’ll need to get the drive up and running. This feature comes in handy if you have an older DVD player that has problems playing recordable media.

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Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. I did a trouble ticket with Lacie on-line and I did get a response, which wasn’t helpful.

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Samsung Super-WriteMaster SH-S203N – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – Serial ATA Series

Thankfully, Traxdata was able to provide some of their media this review. The SH-SN read our test disc from start to finish, reaching a maximum transfer speed of Nero CD Speed v4. You can even use it to turn your photos into custom slide shows. LaCie buys their burner mechanisms from different suppliers.


Just remember that you asked if I’d had the problem of not watching a DVD before. Aug 31, 2: The same files are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed.

Aug 31, 6: At this speed, it took the drive less than 5 minutes to write an entire 4. I also put these discs through a “stress test” by reading them back at 16x with the DW You can see from the screen shot that while the Samsung SH-SNsupports accurate stream and has the ability to retrieve C2 error information from the CD, it does not cache audio data.

For this review we used firmware versions SB00 and SB Then I click on the Media tab and under it I click on Photos then selected pictures that used. Does the SH-SN have what it takes? The look of Samsung’s drives really hasn’t changed much over the last few years. Lastly, here are some results from our DVD-R test media.

The number of C1 errors remained very low throughout the entire session. Select that for more detailed info dcdw please tell me what you see. Do you want the information in my Toast 7 preferences? A fast portable drive with massive storage space A fast portable drive with massive storage space by Dong Ngo. Unfortunately, it wasn’t nearly as fast when packet writing with DLA. Everything is labeled clearly and the functions of each are explained very well.


The drive Samsung sent us for this review was manufactured in September of and came preloaded with firmware SB Here too, the SH-SN did pretty well. Nevertheless, it covers all of the basics including how to install the drive into an empty bay and hook up the cables.

– Samsung SH-SN 20x DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

For this test I made a copy of our pressed test CD. VOB Now when I click on either of these This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. Amazon’s discontinued Kindle Voyage e-reader has never been cheaper. All of the times below include dvew only the actual writing time, but the lead in and out times too. This triggers a chemical reaction ddvdw produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: