Home News Reviews Forums Shop


LG GxA-4164/4166 very short life

DVD-R/W, DVD+R/RW, DVD-RAM

LG GxA-4164/4166 very short life

Postby ItalianJob on Sat Jan 13, 2007 6:31 am

In Dec 2005, I bought a LG GSA-4166 in box for about 65 euros.
It was a brand new model, the first 16X doing LS and DVD-RAM.
One year after, most of the french users that follow me have broken LG 4166 drives, and mine is in pieces now too... #-o

By chance, I find one of the last Philips DVDR1668 (= rebadged BenQ 1655 that I will crossflash later). [-o<
User avatar
ItalianJob
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 387
Joined: Mon Jun 14, 2004 12:09 pm
Location: France

Postby Scour on Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:45 pm

The 4164/4166 weren´t good at all, maybe the worst writers from LG

Hope u have fun with ur new Benq ;)
Benq DW 1640 and 1650 , Plextor PX-755, Pioneer BDR-208 and 209D, LG GH24NSC0, LG BH16NS40 and 16NS55, Liteon ihas 124F and 324F, Pioneer DVR-215 and S21, Samsung SH-224DB and 224GB, and some more

cu
Scour
Scour
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 1921
Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2001 8:00 pm
Location: Germany

Postby ItalianJob on Sun Jan 14, 2007 10:12 am

Scour wrote:Hope u have fun with ur new Benq ;)


Too bad they stop production of real Philips/BenQ drives.
It seems Liteon/DVD-RAM burners need time to get something as good... :roll:
Philips DVDR1668@BenQ DW1655 BCIB
BenQ DW1620 B7W9
LG GSA-4166B (dead)
NEC ND-2510A (retired)
User avatar
ItalianJob
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 387
Joined: Mon Jun 14, 2004 12:09 pm
Location: France

Postby MediumRare on Sun Jan 14, 2007 12:09 pm

ItalianJob wrote:
Scour wrote:Hope u have fun with ur new Benq ;)


Too bad they stop production of real Philips/BenQ drives.
It seems Liteon/DVD-RAM burners need time to get something as good... :roll:

How about a LiteOn DW-1650 for 29 Euros (no further information :roll: )

G
User avatar
MediumRare
CD-RW Translator
 
Posts: 1768
Joined: Sun Jan 19, 2003 3:08 pm
Location: ffm

Postby ItalianJob on Sun Jan 14, 2007 12:38 pm

Philips DVDR1668@BenQ DW1655 BCIB
BenQ DW1620 B7W9
LG GSA-4166B (dead)
NEC ND-2510A (retired)
User avatar
ItalianJob
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 387
Joined: Mon Jun 14, 2004 12:09 pm
Location: France

Postby Scour on Sun Jan 14, 2007 12:49 pm

Saw it also at alternate :)
Benq DW 1640 and 1650 , Plextor PX-755, Pioneer BDR-208 and 209D, LG GH24NSC0, LG BH16NS40 and 16NS55, Liteon ihas 124F and 324F, Pioneer DVR-215 and S21, Samsung SH-224DB and 224GB, and some more

cu
Scour
Scour
CD-RW Player
 
Posts: 1921
Joined: Wed Nov 07, 2001 8:00 pm
Location: Germany


Return to DVD Writers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

All Content is Copyright (c) 2001-2019 CDRLabs Inc.