CD DAE is actually designed to be an audio ripping program. The DW also supports a feature called “bitsetting. According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label. Surprisingly enough, the PI rates were actually higher with KProbe. The Movie and Star Wars: WOPC II – In the past, drives would use a preset writing strategy and stick to it throughout the entire burning process.

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The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get to testing every day usage. Every error a drive creates could be a hiss or pop you would hear later in the audio tracks.

DW1655 BenQ Iomagic Data Storage IDE Cd-rw Rewritable Optical Disc Drive

The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. Once you reboot, you’ll be ready to start burning your own discs.

Of course, BenQ’s new drive isn’t just about speed. Unfortunately, the DW was designed primarily to showcase its LightScribe capabilities and BenQ had to make some sacrifices in regard to performance to implement the technology. The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. These special discs have a thin dye coating on the label side that henq laser light. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge.


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Developed as an alternative to markers and stick on labels, LightScribe gave users the ability to burn silkscreen-quality graphics and text onto the tops of specially coated discs. In the transfer rate tests, it started reading at 6. There are 1 items available.

Once the files are copied over, you’ll be able to use QSuite to control many of the DW’s functions. We use it in our testing because it can also be used as a quick and easy way to test the quality. All tests have been updated since the preview of the drive presented recently so we will be going through our usual array of tests, including writing quality and error correction in the course of this review but we’ll begin with a quick look at the drive’s main features Each benchmark test has been run three times.

LightScribe Technology will enable you to easily create customized, silkscreen-quality labels directly on CDs and DVDs using their own PCs through a combination of LightScribe-compatible media, recordable optical drives and special software. There was a problem completing your request. 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. We do this so all tests can be compared reliably.

BenQ DW1655 – DVD±RW (±R DL) drive – IDE Series

What code is in the image? You can have a closer look at the drive itself, as well as inspect the chipset used in the DW, by clicking on the image below, which will produce a larger, more detailed view of the inside of the drive. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. Working closely with companies like Philips and Lite-On, they’ve lead the way in this area, bringing new and innovative technologies to the market.


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Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software. This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. The DW started reading at 5.

When testing the drive’s capacity, it had no problems overburning up to 99 beenq with our CompUSA media. While this isn’t exactly speedy, disabling WOPC cut a good 40 seconds off the total burn time.

How long does it take to print a label? However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed The DW also supports a feature called “bitsetting. While the documentation BenQ has included is fairly brief, it should be enough to get the driveup and running.