Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Thanks to this small speed boost, it had no problems reaching a maximum transfer speed of 48x in our tests. Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, What kinda motherboard do you have and did you update the BIOS firware? Lastly, here are some results from our DVD-R test media. This buffer is backed up by Super-Link buffer underrun protection as well.

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Hi, Some especially old drives, connected to the IDE port as pair, not work properly in master-slave configuration. It actually extracts each track twice and then compares them to check for any errors.

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

I must test it using new distributions. Get a 4-terabyte USB 3. There are strange problems with both drives, especially with 20A1H. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get to testing every day usage.

From here, the manual jumps right into the physical installation of the LHA1H.

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

It starts out by getting the user familiarized with their new DVD writer. The error rates stayed within acceptable limits when tested with KProbe. Until now, there were very few options, unless you wanted to shell out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine. M01 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor. They also must be able to recognize LightScribe media. Hopefully, Lite-On can address this in a future firmware update.


If that still fails, the PATA controller on your motherboard may not work well with optical drives. This one Delock can be flashed to non-RAID officially supported by the manufacturer and is available in several european countries. 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. CD Speed is used to give an overall DAE speed rating and CD DAE is used to give the track by track extraction speeds and to check the extracted tracks for errors the drive may have created.

The LHA1H also supports a feature called “bitsetting.

With this in mind, I give the installation an 8 out of a possible Aimed squarely at enthusiasts, the drive offers features like SmartWrite, LightScribe ltie-on some of the fastest DVD writing speeds available. From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated.

It started out at about 6. By default the setup program will install the entire Nero 7 Essentials suite onto your computer. According to HP, it’s as lite-n as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label.

Like a CD-ROM, you will get different benchmark results depending on what kind of discs you are using. As you can see, this menu is pretty straight forward.

Lite-On LH-20A1H DVD Writer

This is very useful if you are trying to record a disc that uses another company’s MID code I. There is no problem in having a few millimetres of air between two ODD But since you have that controller card, you can connect your Litey alone to the onboard controller, and your other drives to the controller provided you can get it up and running Michael.


In both cases the drive uses Z-CLV to reach its maximum writing speed. While LightScribe capable drives use the same laser when burning both lire-on data and label, they have to be able to accurately control the laser’s focus and position as well as the spindle speed. The Movie and Star Wars: By reading these discs back at this speed, we can see if there are any readability issues ilte-on by the number of errors or high levels of jitter.

InfoTool had no problems detecting the LHA1H’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed While there isn’t an RPC-1 firmware available lit-eon the drive, there is a utility available that can make the drive region free.