Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, Once you’ve created your LightScribe label, you’re ready to print it. This feature can be handy in situations where discs need to be sent via mail; only the person with the key or password will be able to access the data on the encrypted discs and these should ideally be sent to the recipient by the person who created them. While the diagrams are small, they are clearly labeled and easy to understand. This buffer is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection. You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs.

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By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that gda uses a total of three “zones” to reach its maximum speed.

Using the bundled software you can both create and burn LightScribe disc labels. The drive had no problems holding its own when writing to CD-R media.

LG Super Multi DVD Rewriter IDE 20x DVDRW Gsa-h55l

Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, We also used Laser media rated at 16x, but this didn’t always let us burn at 20x. With a speed rating of 20x for single-layer DVDs and 48x for CDs, the drive can get quite loud when operating at its maximum speeds and we did feel some h55p through our Lian Li PC test enclosure.

I used 12x rated Memorex Gold 74 minute media for the tests. To start the setup process, select “Install CDS” from the main menu.


LG GSA H55L Super-Multi – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

From here, the manual jumps into the physical installation of the drive. Right from the start, this wizard-based software gives you h55ll number of options to select from. I had no problems getting the drive or the software installed and working. To get the writing times, a 4.

LG GSA H55L Super-Multi – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE – internal Overview – CNET

Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see ggsa jumper switch for master, slave and cable select. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. PowerDVD offers a complete set of navigation commands, including features like multi-angle viewing, dual subtitle display, digital zoom and parental controls.

Installing LG’s new “Super Multi” drive took only a couple of minutes.

LG GSA-H55L Review: – Servers & Storage – DVD Burners – PC World Australia

Or choose door No. LG’s new DVD writer didn’t do as well as some of the other drives in our rewriting tests. The higher the number, the greater the chance that you’ll be able to recover your data if the disc becomes damaged. To test the drive’s writing times, I wrote our test data to some Taiyo Yuden manufactured Fuji media rated at 48x. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the GSA-H55L performs with the bundled software. For this test I used a pressed CD containing one U55l 1 data track.


If black isn’t your color, you’re in luck.

Electronic format aside, the manual is a good example of what we’ve come to expect from LG. Take a look below. It comes with black and beige bezels, so it should suit most type of PC enclosures. While this wasn’t enough to top the drives from Lite-On and Plextor, it had no problems reaching a maximum transfer speed of 48x h55l our tests.

The best deals from Amazon’s one-day storage sale Amazon slashed prices on some 20 items. Next to the jumper block is the analog audio connector. Unfortunately, there were a few cases where the writing quality could have been better.

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. Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. While LG’s new “Super-Multi” drive has u55l few rough spots, it performed pretty well throughout most of our tests. However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short.