As you can see, printing a LightScribe label isn’t exactly a speedy process. Please assign your manual to a product: The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get to testing every day usage. The disc is over 4GB and single sided. While not the most compact or lightweight external drive we’ve tested, the GSAD is very well constructed.

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Hi As your drive is burning cds but wont burn dvds, I suggest your try other brands of dvds and a different burning program.

This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD. As for the lightscribe, I’m using droppix label maker that was recommended by lightscribe. Overall, the performance of LG’s new “Super-Multi” was pretty mixed. This verification adds extra time to the recording process.

This is pretty slow considering there are drives out there that can reach speeds as high as 16x. By looking at the screenshot, you can see that the drive considered only fsa From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it generated. You can see from the screen shot that while the LG GSAD supports accurate stream and has the ability to retrieve C2 error information from the CD, it does not cache audio data.


This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. Hopefully, LG can address this in a bista firmware update.

LG Electronics Gsa-2166d USB External Super Multi DVD Rewriter No Power Supply

Like a CD-ROM, you visga get different benchmark results depending on what kind of discs you are using. How long does it take to print a label?

The drive read our test disc from start to finish, reaching a maximum transfer speed of This 2166v is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection. To check the media compatibility of the GSAD, I ran a few tests using some of the media available in my area.

As you can see, printing a LightScribe label isn’t exactly a speedy process. At this speed, it took the drive less than 6 minutes to write an entire 4.

If LG can improve the writing quality, it could be one of the better external 16x DVD writers out there. The same files are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed.

– LG GSAD USB Super-Multi DVD±RW/RAM – Reviews – all-pages

To implement this new technology, most drive manufacturers had to make some ggsa in regards to performance. 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. LightScribe System Software and 2: LG’s new drive did very well in our CD writing tests.


LG has even provided a short list of recommended media. As you can see, InCD gives you a number of formats to choose from. With Fuji’s 48x media, the drive started writing at about Tell us some more!

Using CloneCD version 4. InfoTool had no problems detecting the GSAD’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. The GSAD’s writing quality varied a lot from one manufacturer to another. Login to 2166f Please use English characters only.

The CD is almost exactly 74 minutes. Once you have them imported, you can use the built in editor to trim, merge or split your video clips or add special effects. To test rewrite scores, Nero is used again to time how long it takes to write MB of random files and directories.