The drive Lite-On sent us for this review was manufactured in December of and had firmware HS It lights up green when the drive is both reading and writing. The lifespan is about 1. I have XP which sees the drive just fine. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics. So for the price it competes well in the market being a reliable and also silent unit in both reading 12x and writing.

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LiteOn SHM-165P6S

I updated the firmware to sgm-165p6s latest rev, and tried to format the media. Comments posted by Flint from United States, February 08, Keep in mind that I burn the DLs at 2. M01 comments, 0 good1 mixed0 poor. System Requirements OS Required. Supported Media List Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software.

Act like your business depends sh-m165p6s them Backups: However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short. Rated this writer 10 of There’s also an activity led which changes color depending on the function of the drive.


Storage by Ljt Broida Sep 26, In the past, I bought other brands of drives based on those types of “burn quality assessments” and they have been misleading. D21 comments, 1 good0 mixed0 poor.

LiteOn SHM-165P6S – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

All reading and burning tests were made with the latest firmware. Bay Required Total Qty.

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The LITE-ON SHMH6S : LITE-ON SHMH6S Internal DVD Writer Review –

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. This update can be downloaded from Nero or the LightScribe website. I’m preparing to update as soon as I finish typing this sh-m165p6s. It took 50 minutes to burn 3. I bought this drive on Newegg.

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The specs below have been taken from Lite-On’s website and the box the drive came in. This means that the drive’s region is stored in the firmware. It seems shm-1656s be less picky than my Pioneer and it’s sibling in my DVD recorder. Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge. Will submit more posts.


This buffer is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection.

In this review we’ll just go over some of the basics and see how the SHMH6S performs with the bundled software. Link connection some standalone desktop dvd recorder supports this also but then it is usually to connect your DV camera to the recorder Rating The first rating is based on a weighted rank the true Bayesianit requires at least 5 votes to get a weighted rating.

What code is in the image? Its DVD laser was off in mid Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28,