When it came to writing CD’s, Lite-On’s new drive gave us some mixed results. While Lite-On’s new “Super AllWrite” drive had a few rough spots, it performed as expected throughout most of our tests. For this test I randomly generated MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and close a CD. Once you reboot, you’ll be ready to start burning your own discs. Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software.

Uploader: Goshakar
Date Added: 21 November 2012
File Size: 28.14 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 49822
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

Lite-on LH-20A1H Firmware LL0A

Dvsrw new drive did very well in our DVD read tests. We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the LHA1H performs with the bundled software.

Off by default, this LED lights up green whenever the drive is reading or writing. The LHA1H writes at this speed until about the 54 minute mark.

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

Lite-On is aware of the problem and is currently working on a fix. As you can see, this menu is pretty straight forward. It fires off eight different applications using scripts. To install the writing software, you will want to choose dvdw “Install Nero Essentials” option.


This software can do a number of things including edit and touch up your photos, as well as organize them into various albums. I should also point out that the LHA1H is quite loud when writing at 20x. Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy.

Lite-On has also provided a fair amount of information on the drive’s LightScribe technology, including instructions on how to create and burn your own labels. An alternative to markers and stick on labels, LightScribe lets you burn graphics and text onto the l of specially coated discs. The results are below.

While a little short on words, there are plenty of diagrams showing what to do. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, You can download the latest version of the software from Nero’s website. Newegg keeps the Black Friday spirit alive with more deals for Dvddrw Monday.

All of the files are between 1MB and 25MB in size and no more than 10 directories deep. By looking at the screenshot, you can see that the drive considered only The disc is over 4GB and single sided.


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

Last but not least, there is a short troubleshooting section containing a list of common problems as well as their solutions. This shouldn’t be too surprising though, considering the drive spins at more than 11, RPM. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, For what it offers, Lite-On’s new drive is surprisingly affordable. By looking at the screenshot above, you can see that it uses a total of three “zones” to reach its maximum speed. Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all.

In our tests, the drive started reading at a respectable For this test I made a copy of a pressed test CD. We have a computer that is used only for testing hardware.

Lite-On’s new drive was also fairly quick when reading dual layer discs. The specs below have been taken from Lite-On’s website and the documentation that came along with the drive.

I should point out that OverSpeed does have some limitations. For this test I used Pure Funk.