Five tracks on the disc contain a sequence of progressively more difficult tests. It should be noted however, that several 8X media could be recorded only at 4X. The drive will surely produce error free, good quality discs at this speed. But most drives will pass the third level without any problem. All tested drives received a perfect quality score of The two layers of a PTP DVD-ROM disc are read sequentially with the drive starting reading from the inner part of the disc, which is the beginning of each layer, progressing towards the outer range for each layer.

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All writing tests are made with firmware version A, while some reading test are made with firmware version A, since reading performance of the drive is the same for both versions. No errors were reported and the drive kept showing excellent DVD error gsa4-160b capabilities. The drive also supports Double Layer recording at 2.

Samsung Releases New Flash Laptop. Fvdram hope to see lower recording times in the near future, or pg least the choice to select between “write and verify” or simply “write” with DVD-RAM media.

These tracks are referred to as Check Level-1 through Check Level Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26, It should be noted that Traxdata and 3A 8X certified media was burned at 4X. Instead, use the photos in this review for a closer look under the hood.



This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Remember that the LG drive supports up to 40X CD media reading speed, while the other drives support up to 48X reading speed. Opening the device’s case will void the warranty, so we advise against it. Fantastic performance by LG. We have never seen such good results from any recorder on the market.

HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4160B Firmware A306 download

Bay Required Total Qty. Another advantage of this drive that cannot be found easily in other recorders is the ability to read and write DVD-RAM media at 5X max. The dimensions of the defective areas range from 0.

DVD Recording Tests The writing performance varies according to the inserted media. The drive needed only 6: The front panel is not particularly impressive, since LG used the same typical panel available on most LG recorders.

The disc checks the layer switch operation from layer 0 to layer 1 and also includes test pictures and test signals for DVD sound files. Best results came with Verbatim 16X media. The disc was read as if there were no scratches at all.


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LG GSA 4160B – DVD±RW (+R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

Protected Disc Tests 6. LG Electronics, formerly known as GoldStar, was established in as the pioneer in the Korean consumer electronics market. The beginning of the second layer is located in the outer part of the disc, so the drive starts reading from the outer tracks towards the inner part of the disc.

LG includes the well known InCD for packet writing. The formatting is almost instantaneous less than 10secs. Or choose door No.

Same image here, with high 3T Land values, overshooting the 35ns limit. No reading errors were reported after extracting all files.

Almost the same behavior as before, with the Pioneer model being the fastest reader with this media type. You may use these tags: Most problems occur when trying to write the ripped wav files, since the produced CD-R disc contains C2 and CU errors!

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