To implement this new technology, most drive manufacturers had to make some sacrifices in regards to performance. This is pretty good for a drive rated at only 48x. By looking at the KProbe screenshots, you can see that the discs burned by the drive had a low number of C1 errors and there were no C2 errors at all. Looking at the graphs above, you can see that the media from Taiyo Yuden and Fuji yielded some pretty good results. So a system which would be classed as mid range specification in my opinion. The manual also goes over the functions of the various buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the drive.

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LG GSA D Super-Multi Specs – CNET

It actually extracts each track twice and then compares them to check for any errors. This verification adds extra time to the recording xvd. With an average writing time of 2: Their new “Super-Multi” drive not only supports all lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d DVD formats, it sports some pretty impressive specs.

Exact Audio Copy can tell us a lot about a drive’s capabilities. While the GSAD’s overall score wasn’t as high as some of the other drives, it had some very good transfer rates. During operation I couldn’t hear the drive working or rwwriter spinning up.

Overall, I give lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d installation a 9 out of a possible When it came to writing CD’s, LG’s new drive gave us some mixed results.

I created about 8GB of random files and directories on my hard drive and then burned them to lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d test discs with Nero. However, this didn’t keep it from reaching amaximum DAE speed of ga-2166d Each benchmark test has been run three times. This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. If LG can improve the writing quality, it could be one of the better external 16x DVD writers out there.

While CPU, memory, OS and other variables don’t often make a huge difference, there are some nonetheless.

GSA-2166D Support

The downside for me wasnt the unit itself, but was the lack of media supplied with the drive. CD DAE is actually designed to be an audio ripping program.

To get the writing times, a 4. In our tests, it reached a maximum speed of only 8x when reading both single and dual layer discs. The manual continues on by going over the basic operation of the drive.

LG 16x External Super Multi DVD CD Rewriter USB 2.0 Lightscribe GSA 2166d

At this point, the writing speed increases to 32x and stays there until the very end of the session. By looking at the screenshot you can see that the drive starts reading at about 3.

Once you have them imported, you can use the built in editor to trim, merge or split your video clips or add special effects. For more information about Light Scribe visit the official site http: With no jumpers to worry about, it was as simple as connecting the USB cable, plugging in the power cable, and powering the drive on. While rewgiter exactly a speedy process, Lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d is a great alternative to markers and stick on labels.

LG GSAD Support: Manuals, Warranty & More | LG U.S.A

November Buy UK: While not the most compact or lightweight external drive we’ve gsa-22166d, the GSAD is very well constructed. Looking at the other scores, you can see that the drive’s seek times were again quite good.

The results are shown below. The results were better with the 2. Since the introduction of their first lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d sjperthis Korean company has grown to become one of the world’s top electronics manufacturers, offering everything from large home appliances to tiny mobile phones and MP3 players.

To check the media compatibility of the GSAD, I ran a few tests using some of the media available in my area. For this test I randomly generated MB and MB of files and directories to test the time it takes the drive to write and multti a CD.

The Movie on DVD.