Aimed squarely at enthusiasts, the drive offers features like SmartWrite, LightScribe and some of the fastest DVD writing speeds available. The LHA1H also supports a feature called “bitsetting. If you do run into trouble, the documentation Lite-On has provided is more than sufficient. I used the a self contained Lite-On. Off by default, this LED lights up green whenever the drive is reading or writing. Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. So what about writing quality?

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Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. For what it offers, Lite-On’s new drive is surprisingly affordable.

Lite-On 20x Internal PATA SuperMulti DVD Burner LHA1H B&H

Lite-On’s new DVD writer didn’t do as well as some of the other drives in our rewriting lh-20ah. The results are below. The first section goes over the drive’ssupported formats, recording modes, and system requirements.

Take note that the settings are all linked together so when you set the book type for one media type, it is applied to all. It started reading at about Nero CD Speed v4.

Lite-on LH-20A1H Firmware LL0A

Looking at the other scores, you can see that the drive’s seek times were also quite good. Lastly, here are some results from our DVD-R test media. Keep in mind this option not only changes the level of detail, it also affects the amount of time it takes to print the label.

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After that, you will be taken to the Nero installation menu. If you print a label and then try to burn a DVD, the drive’s writing speed is limited to only 6x. This software can do a number of things including edit and touch up your photos, as well as organize them lh-20ah1 various albums.

Lite-On Lh-20a1h Lh20a1h DVD Multi Recorder

When testing the drive’s capacity, it had no problems overburning up to 99 minutes with our CompUSA media. While there isn’t lh-20a1b RPC-1 firmware available for the drive, there is a utility available that can make the drive region free. Off by default, this LED lights up green whenever the drive is reading or writing. So what are “good” results supposed to look like?

I should also point out that the LHA1H is quite loud when writing at 20x. Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool.

Starting from the left of the IDE connection you’ll see the jumper switch for master, slave and cable select. Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop you would hear later in the audio tracks.

Since then, Lite-On IT has continued to grow. However, when scanned by the DW, the PI rates were a bit higher than we’d like to see. Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities.


By looking at the picture below you can see the drive’s IDE interface, power litd-on and audio output connectors. Hopefully, Lite-On can address this in a future firmware update. While CPU, memory, OS and other variables don’t often make a huge difference, there are some nonetheless.

Testing a drive’s DVD writing quality isn’t easy. I used 12x rated Memorex Gold 74 minute media for the tests.

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Thanks for confirming they are exactly the same apart from the Lightscribe. This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics. The media types, along with the average time it took llh-20a1h drive to write our 4.

In our tests, the drive started reading at a respectable For DVD writers the performance tests are broken down into four sections: The same files are copied and kh-20a1h in Windows Explorer and timed.