You also have to be somewhat careful when handling the discs as chemicals on your fingers as well as those in some hand lotions can cause discoloration. Removing the screws and opening the drive’s cover voids the drive’s warranty. Keep in mind, this option not only changes the level of detail, it also affects the amount of time it takes to print the label. The specs below have been taken from BenQ’s website and by running a few simple tests. The best deals from Amazon’s one-day storage sale Amazon slashed prices on some 20 items. Excellent Nero software bundle.

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After launching the first 16X recorder last summer, the Taiwanese manufacturer launched a new version powered by the Nexperia PNXE component range from Philips. Bwnq only things missing from the retail package are the installation guides, mounting screws and of course, the box. They also tend to unbalance discs at higher playback speeds, which makes them problematic for some CDs and unusable for DVDs. However, BenQ achieved excellent results during media recognition tests. About the Author Don Labriola.

We received the beige colored drive. Normal – 21 minutes.

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The result dw16225 faster access times, improved reading and writing quality and reduced noise and vibration levels. Min Hard Drive Space. For comparison reasons, we will be reviewing the DW against two other similar in specs drives, the Waitec Action 16 and the LG B. The best deals on laptops, tablets, PCs, gaming and much more! Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

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While it took longer than many expected, LightScribe products have finally started to ship. Ew1625 information about text formats. To understand this, we’ll need to delve a little deeper into the technicalities of LightScribe and to help us demonstrate the new labeling technique is BenQ’s DW, one of the first LightScribe drives to hit the retail channel and the first to make its way into our lab.

However, at the time of this review, benw list of compatible software is still relatively short. For this review the drive’s firmware has been updated to version BBEA. You can even improve the quality if you want. Scrawling song titles with a marker is a primitive solution, and printing directly onto the surface of a disc is expensive and requires specially designed printers and media.

These are the ones you should grab. Keep in mind, this option not only changes the level of detail, it also affects the amount of time it takes to print the label.

To get the new content to line up with the existing text and images, the drive needs to start writing from the same spot. According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label.

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Subscribe to our newsletter. One of the first drives to incorporate LightScribe disc-labeling technology.

BenQ DW1625

Developed and patented by Hewlett-Packard HPthis innovative approach to disc inscribing first made its debut appearance sometime back in According to HP, exposure to ultraviolet light will cause them to fade in time. The specs below have been taken from BenQ’s website and by running a few simple tests. System Requirements OS Required. Although dfd early production test unit seemed capable of printing only at dpi BenQ states that it should support 1,dpi outputgraphics, half-toned photographs, and text were wonderfully sharp and free from artifacts.

In this review however, we will be taking a brief look at how the performs as a DVD burner.

The technology also requires special coated media, which, as we wrote this, had not yet begun shipping in DVD format, only CD. Using inkjet printable discs does eliminate most of these problems.

InfoTool had no problems detecting the DW’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. Laptops by Justin Jaffe Nov 26,