In this review however, we will be taking a brief look at how the performs as a DVD burner. Galaxy S10, 5G, Folding Phones. BenQ’s Tilt Control always keeps the writing angle at 90 degrees to the disc’s surface to ensure uniform writing. For reference reasons, we post the following pictures. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. The labeling process took a fair amount of time at the highest-quality setting: Become a fan of PCMag.

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The DW delivered superior recording performance, burning a 4. You may use these tags: The BenQ DW is the first rewriter we’ve seen that features HP’s LightScribe disc-labeling technology, which uses the drive’s CD laser to etch the surface of specially prepared media. Despite these caveats, we were impressed lightscrobe even this earliest version of the technology.

Of all the probable explanations, the most compelling one would have to be the lethargic pace of adoption by media manufacturers. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. In this review however, we will be taking a brief look at how the performs as a DVD burner. Burning a label was as simple as inserting a disc into the drive upside-down, to expose the coated surface to the drive’s CD laser. By using these features, the DW is bsnq to maintain perfect control over both the laser beam angle and the lightsceibe rate being projected onto the disc, ensuring every bit of your data is written at the best possible quality.


Twitter’s Ad Sales Surge. The front panel is almost the same as the DW model, expect for the LightScribe logo. Firing up our Lightscrieb evaluation unit revealed that despite its strengths, LightScribe isn’t perfect.

About the Author Don Labriola. Furthermore, alignment problems that occur during pasting and printing would also be eliminated.

You can click on the mainboard picture for a higher resolution image:. As with all new breakthroughs of optical storage, speedy mass acceptance is directly influenced by media availability and this was to be a major hiccup to the rise of HP’s LightScribe technology. More DVD burner reviews: About Privacy Contact Us.

Both methods use laser instead of ink, are practically free of alignment issues and have no known adverse effects on the spin characteristic of media that could result from peeling – a recognized wear and tear weakness of adhesive labels.

The main feature of this drive is the LightScribe technology. Leave this field blank. CD performance was outstanding.

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The technology also requires special coated media, which, as we wrote this, had not yet begun shipping in DVD format, only CD. Please visit HWZ for the latest reviews and news. LightScribe labels will fade with time. Theoretically at least, laser labeling seemed destined to be an instant hit lghtscribe homeowners and small media production houses.


Samsung’s Next Smartphone foray: Our unit’s 40 by 24 by 40 engine recorded a minute Video CD disc image in 1: Removing the screws and opening the drive’s cover voids the bbenq warranty.

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Reducing the quality setting cut this time in half but produced lower-contrast results that most users would find unacceptable. This lightscrube an old archive page of HWZ prior to revamp. The DW also boasts competitive performance ilghtscribe ships with a terrific Nero 6. The image wasn’t quite as dark as we’d have liked, but otherwise its quality was superb.

BenQ’s exclusive Write Right Technology utilizes two powerful features: They also tend to unbalance discs at higher playback speeds, which makes them problematic for some CDs and unusable for DVDs.