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Troubleshooting ¶ 

Track down a number of hardware problems using the Lite-On LightScribe SHM-165HS troubleshooting guide.

Identification and Background ¶ 

On the top of the Lite-On LightScribe SHM-165H6S there is a label that contains various technical details such as the model number and manufactured date. The model number is located around the top middle of the label, under "DVD/CD REWRITEABLE DRIVE." The manufactured date is located on the bottom right of the barcode sticker that is below the technical detail label.

The LightScribe SHM-165H6S was announced as an addition to Lite-On's line of optical drives in January 2006. It has a wide variety of reading and writing speeds and formats. It has other features such as HyperTuning and OverSpeed. This product additionally supports HP's LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling system allowing the user to burn images or text onto certain discs.

Specs: ¶ 

Cache: 2MB

Form Factor: 5.25"

Interface: ATAPI/E-IDE

Includes:

  • LightScribe
  • HyperTuning
  • OverSpeed

Access Time:

  • DVD-ROM: 160ms
  • CD-ROM: 160ms

Data Transfer Rate:

  • DVD Family :21600 KB/sec maximum by CAV
  • CD Family :7200 KB/sec maximum by CAV

Write Speeds:

  • DVD+R (16x)
  • DVD+RW (8X)
  • DVD+R DL (8X)
  • DVD-R (16X)
  • DVD-RW (6X)
  • DVD-R DL (4X)
  • CD-R (48X)
  • CD-RW (24X)
  • DVD-RAM (5X)

Read Speeds:

  • DVD-ROM (16X)
  • CD-ROM (48X)

Supported Formats:

  • CD
    • CD-DA
    • CD-ROM
    • CD-ROM XA
    • CD-R
    • CD-RW
    • Photo CD
    • Video CD
    • Multi-session
    • Karaoke CD
    • CD-I/FMV
    • CD Extra
    • CD Plus
  • DVD
    • DVD-ROM
    • DVD-Video
    • DVD+R/RW
    • DVD-R/RW
    • DVD+R DL

Recording Modes:

  • CD
    • Track At Once
    • Session At Once
    • Disc At Once
    • Fixed and Variable Packet Write
    • Raw Mode
  • DVD
    • Disc at Once
    • Sequential Write
    • Incremental
    • Restricted Overwrite

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