In our tests, it took LG’s new drive Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. At the time of this review, this is the only official firmware available for the GSAD. If LG can improve the writing quality, it could be one of the better external 16x DVD writers out there. More importantly, the guide contains a set of instructions that take you step by step through the installation process. As you can see, printing a LightScribe label isn’t exactly a speedy process.

Uploader: Doujin
Date Added: 8 September 2007
File Size: 50.12 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 2839
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

LG GSA D Super-Multi Specs – CNET

The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get to testing every day usage. You can see from the screen shot that while the LG GSAD supports accurate stream and has the ability to retrieve C2 error information from the CD, it does not cache audio data. Since Gsa-22166d errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all. PowerDVD offers a complete set of navigation commands, including advanced features like multi-angle viewing, dual subtitle display, digital zoom and parental controls.

Many people consider InCD to be one of the best packet writing tools because of its simplicity and performance. You are probably going to get varying results from a full data disc to a single layer movie disc. As you can see, the drive started reading at 3.

See Also  MX-M550 DRIVERS

While CPU, memory, OS and other variables don’t often make a huge difference, there are some nonetheless. I created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them gsa-216d our test discs with Nero. This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. This buffer is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. It fires off eight different applications using scripts. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities.

You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs. CD Error Correction 4.

How long does it take to print a label? Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge.

LG Electronics Provided By: We have a computer that is used only for testing hardware. LG’s new Gsa-216d6 writer didn’t do as well as some of the other drives in our rewriting tests. While it had the lowest number of errors, the scratches on the disc caused it to slow down considerably. While not nearly as fast as the drive from Sony, it reached a respectable 7.

LG 16x External Super Multi DVD CD Rewriter USB 2.0 Lightscribe GSA 2166d

The score given is an average of the three. LG’s new writer was a little faster when reading CD-R media.


Verbatim CD-R – 23 minutes. The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. Using the bundled software you can both create and burn LightScribe disc labels. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the GSAD performs with the bundled software. While the GSAD’s overall score wasn’t as high as some of the other drives, it had some very good transfer rates.

By looking at the screenshot, you can see that the drive considered only Some even slow down to read single layer DVD-Video discs. When it came to media compatibility and writing quality, the GSAD gave us some mixed results.

The drive writes at this speed until about the 40 minute mark. It’s hard to tell but these strips also run up the sides so that the drive can be positioned either horizontally or vertically.