Hopefully, LG can address this in a future firmware update. You must have misread the thread I linked to earlier. 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 You can also use it to look for the latest firmware, which is always a good idea. Most major software companies have pledged support for the technology.

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Thank you for gsa–2166d FixYa. Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag. Today, we will be reviewing the LG GSA D, a Super multi drive, which supports all the latest formats including Lightscribe, enabling the end user to further customize his burned CD media.

Written by Karr Wang, this utility can be used to test the number of C1 and C2 errors on a disc. Anywayz if I can’t find firmware i’ll go get an external DVD burner to plug onto this machine. Posted December 6, edited. Visa can’t post conmments that contain an email address.

To implement this new technology, most drive manufacturers had to make some sacrifices in regards to performance. You can download the System Software here: On top of that, it would not erase or packet write at anything faster visa 4x. The email address entered is already associated to an account. Before you vsita do this though, you will need to choose the contrast.


In both cases, the quality was set to “best”. While this wasn’t enough to top the drive from Sony, the GSAD had no problems reaching a maximum transfer speed of 48x in our tests. Web page addresses visha e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. While this looks nice, finger prints and smudges have a tendency to stand out. I don’t know alot about the software because until recently I never got into this stuff but I need to copy some DVD’s to gsa-2166f able to play in a set top DVD player and also create personalized lightscribe labels.

The manual continues on by going over the basic operation of the drive. Keep reading to find out.

Thanks to its USB 2. The drive had no problems playing back these movies with either program and was fairly quiet. Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics.

Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. The manual also goes over the functions of the various buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the drive. If LG can improve the writing quality, it could be one of the better external 16x DVD writers out there.


Lines and paragraphs break automatically. While the GSAD’s overall score wasn’t as high as some of the other drives, it had some very good transfer rates. Im having visa same kinda problum ive lost my dvd wr software and dnt no were to get hold of it i cnt even find my model number online.

Only edit these entries. From here you can choose to create a new movie disc, edit an existing one or record video directly to DVD. LG’s new writer was a little faster when reading CD-R media.

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The GSAD’s writing quality was very good. On top of that, there were a number of PO Failures.

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