For what it offers, Lite-On’s new drive is surprisingly affordable. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the LHA1H performs with the bundled software. For these tests, SmartWrite and OverSpeed were left disabled. The LHA1H’s writing quality was very good. 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. To install the writing software, you will want to choose the “Install Nero Essentials” option. The drive read pressed and CD-R discs at speeds as high as 48x and had some very good seek times.

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While it didn’t have the fastest quick erase time out of the four drives here, it was able to do a full erase in a respectable 3: While Lite-On’s new writer had no problems reaching this speed in our tests, it was the slowest out of the four drives here.

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Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it. Written by Karr Wang, this utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors on a disc. To do this, OverSpeed relies heavily on SmartWrite. By looking at the screenshot you can see that it starts reading at 5.

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However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF ltieon is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed For these tests I am using the US version of Transformers: For what litson offers, Lite-On’s new drive is surprisingly affordable. PhotoShow can even be used to create musical slideshows. They also feature many of the technologies we’ve come to expect from Lite-On, along with more advanced liyeon like SmartWrite. By default the setup program will install the entire Nero 7 Essentials suite onto your computer.

The rest of the manual covers a number of topics including how to use and maintain the LHA1H. By looking at the screenshot, you can see that the drive considered only After that, you will be taken to the Nero installation menu.

The error rates stayed within acceptable limits when tested with KProbe. To get the writing times, a 4.

Nero Vision also lets users add things oiteon transitions, custom backgrounds, animated menus and text effects.

Then Sonic’s Lh-20a1u is used to test packet writing speeds. It started out at about 6. Looking at the other scores, you can see that the drive’s seek times were also quite good. I should also point out that the LHA1H is quite loud when writing at 20x.

This gives a more realistic idea of how long it takes to write a CD.

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The first section goes over the drive’ssupported formats, recording modes, and system requirements. This section covers everything from setting the jumpers to hooking up the cables and mounting the drive in your computer. Since then, Lite-On IT has lh-20a1u to grow.


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. From litson front, it’s almost identical to Lite-On’s previous DVD writers, sharing not only the bezel design, but many of the same logos.

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The LHA1H also erases at 32x. The LHA1H read our test disc from start to lh-20s1h, reaching a maximum transfer speed of The retail version of the Lh-02a1h also comes with a beige replacement bezel. The same files are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed. With a maximum transfer speed of While they’ve gotten new features and faster speeds, the basic design has remained the same.

When enabled, the drive will ignore the writing strategy stored in the firmware and instead create a new one.