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Well that was off topic. Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. Do a search in Google and see what you can find. Why 6x faster than 8x? I have a question: 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. Testing 8x BD-R Verbatim in 19m:

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Unfortunately, a patched RPC-1 firmware is not yet available for this drive.

When testing the drive’s capacity I found that the drive was able to overburn up to However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short. I use Handbrake to do the conversion. Very nice review and it sounds like a very good drive. Testing 8x BD-R Verbatim in 19m: You can read lightsccribe review here. Using the bundled LabelPrint software you can create and burn LightScribe disc labels.

Off by default, this LED lights up a bright blue whenever the drive is reading or writing. Pioneer is 10 minute faster?! Well that was off topic. For testing purposes, we printed a disc using Memorex’s LightScribe v1.

According to HP, it’s as simple as burning the data, flipping the disc, and then burning the label. I like LG because pass experience give me no trouble but somebody can tell me why BH08LS20 is slow for 8x blu-ray writing?


This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics.

Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it. Most major software companies have pledged support for the technology. The results are shown below.

Blu-ray™ Disc Rewriter Internal SATA 12x Super Multi Blue LightScribe

They also must be able to recognize LightScribe media. My mistake on the reports of faster burn times with the BH08; I found them on various other forums on the net. Once you’ve created your LightScribe label, you’re ready to print it. These special discs have a thin dye coating on the label side that absorbs laser light.

The rear of the BH08LS20 is pretty straightforward. This is either due to the nature of the software or the configuration of the test system for this review. Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the lighscribe. I noticed one thing, the authorspage is totally messed up, in both firefox and ie7.

I have sent you the results with the same media burning the same files using at both 8X and MAX.

– Features – LG BH08LS20 Super Multi Blue Blu-ray Disc ReWriter – Reviews

The drive LG sent lifhtscribe for this review was manufactured in December of and had firmware version 1. The specs below have been taken from LG’s website and the manual that came with the drive. Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software.


My next Blu-ray review I will be using Nero and have a better idea then.

You will find several reports and graphs for the BH08 which reflect considerably faster burns here at CDFreaks. Do a search in Google and see what you can find. Please feel free to leave comments in this thread; thank you. I guessed it might be an interface issue because it seemed to be hitting a wall so far as transfer rates go and the buffers were not at a nice constant level throughout the burn.

This buffer is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection. While there are a few slight differences, the two drives share the same basic design including the glossy black plastic and silver highlights.