So I’m just going to refund it all together and look elsewhere for a better drive. Well, every cd-dvd drive seems to have two lasers, one for cd and one for dvd. Opening the device’s case will void the warranty, so we advise against it. I have to emphasize that the tweaking was done in very small steps. Firstcom External USB 3. Everything on this thread seems like it should be the answer to my problem which is identical to the original poster. If the computer is no longer under warranty, go for the LiteOn firmware.

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LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1633S resources, firmwares and drivers

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The drive also uses the RPC II region control, allowing a user to change the drive’s region at most 5 times. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully.

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Each has worked flawlessly out the box, as did this one. However, I am unable to make use of the Codeguys downloads because I keep getting this error when I try to extract the files:. Now you will be greeted with the main guts:. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

I’ve been using Lite On optical drives in homebuilt PCs for several years. Get to Know Us. Some of these contain ball bearings which make 1633z wooshing sound when the disc spins up and down common for LiteOn drives which acts as a counterbalance against unbalanced discs washing machines actually have something similar as well!

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However, since this is a LiteOn drive, you can set the drive to region free using several readily available utilities such as Dvdrww. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I did the same. Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. Good luck with your new burner.

The main SOC is just peeking out from above the top of the flexi-ribbon. Disc-at-once, Incremental recording, Multi-border recording, Restricted overwriting. It was difficult open the drive, but I did.


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So far it has performed flawlessly. I dowloaded the bsoy zip file, but when I unzip the file it says: I use the same firmware and fine with me.

So there we are — a look into the innards of a vddrw optical drive. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge.

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For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the windows help article below. If you use a LiteOn firmware, you will void the warranty, even though it’s a LiteOn burner. SA – Page 4 Product dverw Product Dimensions 7.

One of them is the serial number, the lighter colour one appears to liten calibration data — possibly to do with skew angles of the laser focus. The capability of this drive is limited: You should be able to burn -R media.