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I used to love this writer. Last week i tryed to erase a supply LG BD-RE and i had problems... I loose this disc.. Its ok, but after that i cant erase any disc at all.. Sony BD_Re (two types...) even DVD_RW... Now i can only burn the discs (i think) but i cant erase anymore.... Its very dissapointing.. I bought this burner in Paris and cost me a lot of money... I had 2 LG dvd-rw and died... I am using a Pioneer DVD-RW like 5 years and works perfectly... LG NEVER MORE!
Comments posted by MARCELOBR from Brazil, July 11, 2010. Rated this writer 1 of 10.
I have this burn drive for more than 1 year and always worked flawless with Sony BD-RE and TDK -R... Now i bought VERBATM BD-R 25Gb 2x and i cant burn the discs.. I get 0xeb020b88 error... in Cyberlink power2Go and imageburn...
I cant find firmware on LGE website.. Its so confusing.. (although i thing i already have the latest firmware version)...
So.. I have various discs here and i can't use!!!
Comments posted by MARCELOBR from Brazil, May 05, 2010. Rated this writer 4 of 10.
Until now, it is a fantastic external blu ray writer. No problems with burning or compatibility with anything. Must be connected on a USB2 port. I do not know if it will last long but for now would not trade for anything else.
Paid 370$ canadian for it at Best Buy.
Comments posted by JustOneOfMany from Canada, January 05, 2010. Rated this writer 9 of 10.
update...so far, so good....works as stated in my intial post on this drive....
Comments posted by kamarob2 from United States, September 08, 2008. Rated this writer No rating.
i'm complaining now...my first report, i gave this drive glowing reviews...i was wrong!!!....this drive stopped reading blu ray discs....went to cyberlink website...after many futile emails trying to get this resolved, i finally called LG...they told me that they would send me a new drive...waited 2weeks, no drive...i called LG back,they shipped one overnight...it works, but for how long?
Comments posted by kamarob2 from United States, July 11, 2008. Rated this writer No rating.
would give this a rating of 20 if possible...bought from Best Buy 2 months ago online,sold out quickly....intially had problems burning blu-ray, but was resolved by switching usb port(inadvertently inserted in usb 1.1 port)..dvd burning is wonderful and blu-ray burning/playing is out of this world...Cyberlink PowerDVD is included as well as Nero 7...highly recommended...no complaints,happy camper...
Comments posted by kamarob2 from United States, May 13, 2008. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
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Original Equipment Manufacturer.
The manufacturer of the main chipset the DVD writer/recorder is based on.
Write support / Read support
DVD-R = Works
DVD-R? = Not tested
Single Layer(4.7GB) write speeds
1x (CLV) = about 58 minutes
2x (CLV) = about 29 minutes
2.4x (CLV) = about 24 minutes
4x (CLV) = about 14.5 minutes
6x (CLV/ZCLV) = about 10-12 minutes
8x (PCAV/ZCLV) = about 8-10 minutes
12x (PCAV/ZCLV) = about 6.5-7.5 minutes
16x (CAV/ZCLV) = about 6-7 minutes
Dual/Double Layer(8.5GB) write speeds
1x CLV = about 105 minutes
2.4x CLV = about 44 minutes
4x CLV = about 27 minutes
Single Layer (4.7GB) read speeds
1x read speed is 1.321MB/s = ~56 minutes
6x CAV (avg. ~4x) read speed is max 7.93MB/s = ~14 minutes
8x CAV (avg. ~6x) read speed is max 10.57MB/s = ~10 minutes
12x CAV (avg. ~8x) read speed is max 15.85MB/s = ~7 minutes
16x CAV (avg. ~12x) read speed is max 21.13MB/s = ~5 minutes
DVD Write types
CAV = Constant Angular Velocity, the DVD is written at a constantly increasing speed.
CLV = Constant Linear Velocity, the DVD is written at a constant speed.
ZCLV = Zone Constant Linear Velocity, the DVD is divided into zones. After each zone the write speed is increased.
PCAV = Partial Constant Angular Velocity, the DVD is being written at an increasing speed until a certain speed. After this speed it will not increase anymore.
Desktop = Standalone desktop DVD Recorder
EIDE = Computer DVD Writer with EIDE/IDE connection
SCSI = Computer DVD Writer with SCSI connection
USB = Computer desktop DVD Writer with USB 2.0 or/and 1.1 connection
FireWire = Computer desktop DVD Writer with IEEE 1394/FireWire/i.Link connection (some standalone desktop dvd recorder supports this also but then it is usually to connect your DV camera to the recorder)
The first rating is based on a weighted rank (the true Bayesian), it requires at least 5 votes to get a weighted rating.
The second rating between the ( ) is a normal average rating.
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