Home News Reviews Forums Shop

combo drives are disappointing...

Burn baby burn!

combo drives are disappointing...

Postby jtan on Wed Apr 07, 2004 4:51 pm

hi there,

i think dvd with cdwriting ability are a bit disappointing... i had some cd-r burn using lite-on combo drive and some has problem, the old lite-on 48x cdwriter produce a perfect burning...

any thoughts? or is it just me experiencing?
User avatar
CD-RW Player
Posts: 205
Joined: Thu Jun 20, 2002 11:09 am

Postby TheWizard on Wed Apr 07, 2004 6:47 pm

Are you positive it isn't a media issue? Just because a disc burns well in a Lite-On CD-RW drive doesn't mean it will burn well in a Lite-On CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive. :wink:

I don't have any problems with my LG combo drives. I will admit, the writing quality is slightly better with my straight LG burners as opposed to the combos, but the difference is negligable.
No, I like women.
CD-RW Player
Posts: 2074
Joined: Fri Jun 28, 2002 6:56 pm

Postby wicked1 on Wed Apr 07, 2004 6:53 pm

I too am happy with the 1 combo drive I have.I complained alot about my samsung when I first got it last year but now I like it(many firmwares later).It doesnt do many discs at 52X most at 48X but it burns to the memorex high speed cdrws no problem. Thats a feat none of my other burners can accomplish. I have a ton of them. Friends gave them to me after they couldnt burn them on their drives either.
Pioneer dvr-108,NEC 3540,BenQ 1640,LiteOn 1693S
Intel pentium D 930 oc to 4.2 ghz
2 gb ddr2 1066 mhz ram
geforce 7600GT
sb audigy 2 zs platnum
hardware mpeg2 encoder card

Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels so good
User avatar
CD-RW Player
Posts: 831
Joined: Tue May 27, 2003 7:26 pm

Postby pranav81 on Thu Apr 08, 2004 2:18 am

Combo drives work good for my friends too.I dont have one to check out.
wicked1 you are lucky that Samsung drives work good for you.

Increasingly mathematics will demand the courage to face its implications.
User avatar
CD-RW Player
Posts: 1160
Joined: Thu Dec 05, 2002 6:57 am
Location: Solapur,Maharashtra,India

Postby sandersk on Thu Apr 08, 2004 2:07 pm

I have the Samsung SM348B. I think it's a great drive. Burns CDR/Ws very well and is a speedy CD writer/reader and fast DVD reader. It even reads DVD+R/W, I don't think was an advertised feature of the drive.
CD-RW Thug
Posts: 74
Joined: Tue Sep 09, 2003 12:40 am
Location: Ohio

Return to CD-R/CD-RW Drives

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

All Content is Copyright (c) 2001-2016 CDRLabs Inc.