Optical Storage Form Factor. The higher the number, the greater the chance that you’ll be able to recover your data if the disc becomes damaged. In our tests, it reached a maximum speed of only 8x when reading both single and dual layer discs. From here you can choose the components you want. By looking at the picture below you can see the drive’s IDE interface, power connector and audio output connectors. Keep reading to find out.

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Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, slave and cable h55o. LG Electronics Provided By: Electronic format aside, the manual is a good example of what we’ve come to expect from LG.

LG Super Multi DVD Rewriter IDE 20x DVDRW Gsa-h55l | eBay

CD Speed is used to gwa an overall DAE speed rating and CD DAE is used to give the track by track extraction speeds and to check the extracted tracks for errors the drive may have created. With this in mind, I give the installation an 8 out of a possible Since POF errors are uncorrectable, we really don’t want to see any of them at all. The score given is an average of the three. Many people consider InCD to be one of the best packet writing tools because of its simplicity and performance.

The GSA-H55L offers a slight speed boost over its predecessor for burning single and double-layer DVDs, and the SecurDisc technology makes it an attractive option for businesses that often need to ship discs between premises. According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label. We use it in our testing because it can also be used gda a quick and easy way to test the quality.


Would you buy this? In fact, on some occasions it only let us burn at up to 12x which took just over 6min.

Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. We have a computer that is used only for testing hardware. The disc is However, it will also increase the data reliability level.

By looking at the screenshot you can see that it starts reading at 5. We also used Laser media rated at 16x, but this didn’t always let us burn at 20x.

LG GSA H55L Super-Multi – DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM drive – IDE Series

While a little short on words, there are plenty of diagrams showing what to do. While LightScribe capable drives use the pg laser when burning both the data and label, they have to be able to accurately control the laser’s focus and position as well as the spindle speed.

I created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them to our test discs with Nero. For double-layer discs, the write speed is 10x, which allowed 8GB of data to be written in 14min 24sec to our 10x Verbatim discs. Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop you would hear later in the audio tracks. Fuji 48x Taiyo Yuden. When it comes to features, LG’s new drive definitely delivers.


The CD is almost exactly 74 minutes. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics. Each benchmark test has been run three times. Most of the specs below have been taken from LG’s website and the guide that came with the drive.

The specification sheet claims that SecurDisc can also improve the readability of damaged discs. Offering a good mix of value, performance and features, these drives have become the choice of enthusiasts as well as some of our favorites. LG’s new DVD writer didn’t do as well as some of the other drives in our h55k tests. This helps to squeeze the maximum performance out of the CD.