In respect of the audio plug and the volume wheel on the front of the drive I did not get further. With the speed you can wait. But at least the drive looks different. There is also a volume control on the face of the drive for use with the audio jack. Scroll down that page until you come to the section for the S.

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A few short years ago this was the key number for the drive: Rated this writer 9 of A definite improvement over previous LiteOn offerings.

Lite-on SOHW-1693S Firmware 0B

Apparently Sony rebrands them under their own name as well, so there are some sites out there with crossflashing and hacked versions of firmwares to push them to limits. And will stay there.

So for me the Liteon was the beginning and the end of my DVD burning time. Writer User Reviews and Comments. Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece Fast, incredibly portable data storage — with one missing piece by Dong Ngo.


Its layer break is at 3.

The retail package remains the same as all previous releases, except for one extra item this time, the extra bezel included. These discs have two superimposed layers, and the laser has to adjust power to burn the two layers sequentially.

The Latest 4x DVD-R Dual Layer Writing Support: Lite-On IT 16x DVD Dual Drive SOHWS

All worked like a charm. Corrupt burn every time. You may use these tags: Imagine you burn many DVDs and one day you change the drive to a new one. But no problems reading the burned disc on other drives. CD2 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor. One great option I forget to mention.

LiteOn SOHW-1693S – DVD±RW (±R DL) drive – IDE Series

This is the optical drive equivalent of a stress test for the drive and its media. Opening the case, voids the drives warranty, so we strongly advise against it. I have burned hundreds of discs with it.

Probably I would have gotten better prices by buying it on line, but I wanted to have local warranty for it. I guess the 15 percent is a good number. System Requirements Details Processor Type. My NEC was even better handling this media.


A friend of mine has the BenQ drive and it works problem free.

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Clearly the -R part is still semi-beta, even if LiteOn isn’t aware of the fact. P16 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor. Drive came with firmware KS The second rating liteo-n the is a normal average rating. Perhaps it was easier for them to leave it there from models long ago than to take this away. D01 comments, ljte-on good0 mixed0 poor. This was a nightmare…can you hear me?

But in respect of reading you have lost. Galaxy S10, 5G, Folding Phones.