Using the bundled software you can both create and burn LightScribe disc labels. For ease of installation, the GSAD is hard to beat. It would help if we knew who made your laptop, since only they may have a firmware for that burner. While dual format DVD writers have become the standard, LG has taken this concept to the next level with their series of “Super-Multi” drives. The rear of the GSAD is pretty straight forward. CD Recording Tests 7. I’ll give a try with Verbatins as soon as i find some.

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LG GSA-2166D

Until now, there were very few options, unless you wanted to shell out thousands of dollars for a certified test machine. By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use. Important Information By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.

However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short. While LightScribe capable drives use the same laser when burning both the data and label, they have to be able to accurately control the laser’s focus and position as well as the spindle speed. Keep reading to find out. The same files are copied and pasted in Windows Explorer and timed.

GSA-2166D Support

It’s hard to tell but these strips also run up the sides so that the drive can be positioned either horizontally or vertically. You are probably going to get varying results from a full data disc to a single layer movie disc. While the diagrams are small, they are gss-2166d labeled and easy to understand.


Like a CD-ROM, you will get different benchmark results depending on what kind of discs you are using. Galaxy S10, 5G, Folding Phones. When testing the drive’s capacity I found that the drive was able to overburn up to They’ve lead the way in this area, developing and manufacturing a wide range of products for the OEM and retail markets. Nero 8 works GREAT but my trial ran out and I really can’t afford to buy it right now although it’s top’s on my list of toys!!

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This is a very rough, but good way to test the drive’s error correcting abilities. For our tests I chose to use UDF 2. I have since upgraded to Windows Vista on a new laptop and neither disk is compatible. The manual also goes over the functions of the various buttons and connectors located on the front and back of the drive.

Service Pack 2 I You can see from the screen shot that while the LG GSAD supports accurate stream and has the ability to retrieve C2 error information from the CD, it does not cache audio data.

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

The drive started reading at The GSAD did surprisingly well here. Now I bought Nero Vsita Suite Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.


While LG has gone out of their way to provide a nice interface, the documentation is still in PDF format and will require you to install Adobe Acrobat before you can read them. LG’s new external writer sports a more sophisticated look thanks in part to its glossy black bezel and silver highlights.

The disc is over 4GB and single sided. However, because it scans with an ECC sum of 8, a higher number of PIF errors is acceptable, as long as they do not exceed You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. ImgBurn Support Search In. You can check the drive’s capabilities with ImgBurn: Fortunately, faster LightScribe media is on the way that should cut the amount of time it takes to print a label by almost half.

I try and search on the website and there’s no luck there either. Helpful 0 Not Helpful Comment Flag. According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label.

It wrote to most of our test media at its rated speeds.