Samsung SH-W162C / TS-H552C DVD Writer
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1 ComStar 8xDVD-R (TYG02.......) comments, 0 good, 0 mixed, 1 poor.
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I have had this writer for 9 months. It works just perfect.When I bought it I didn't find any better offer-2 years warranty,supporing Double Layer and with affordable price($48).It writes on the maximum speed a disk allows.It writes and reads all formats.No coasters so far.
Comments posted by Dim from Bulgaria, September 11, 2006. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
Crapped out on me within 3 months. Was burning beautifully before but then seemed to have gotten "worn out" can't control DVD burning speed worth crap either.
Comments posted by ministryofmind from United States, July 23, 2006. Rated this writer 3 of 10.
Excellent writer and great value. Had no problems at all with mine burning all sorts of disks. Works beautifully.
Comments posted by Bill from United Kingdom, June 14, 2006. Rated this writer 9 of 10.
bloody good value for money. he must of had a ddud one. mine works perfect all the time.
Comments posted by rob from United Kingdom, June 08, 2006. Rated this writer 10 of 10.
a load of rubbish, cant control dvd write speeds, wont detect some media,doesnt copy well,cant seem to get any support response, will be getting rid of it asap
Comments posted by dave from Australia, May 23, 2006. Rated this writer 1 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.