By looking at the screenshot, you can see that the drive considered only InfoTool had no problems detecting the GSAD’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and 2MB buffer. The GSAD’s writing quality varied a lot from one manufacturer to another. The test computer was already powered on so it took only a matter of seconds for plug and play to install the drivers. As you can see, printing a LightScribe label isn’t exactly a speedy process. By looking at the KProbe screenshots, you can see that the discs burned by the drive had a low number of C1 errors and there were no C2 errors at all.

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GSA-2166D Support

From here, the manual jumps into the physical installation of the drive. However you can still use this drive with the older USB 1.

Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software. While lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d little short on words, there are a few large diagrams showing what to do. Most drives only do not include the ability to read or write DVD-RAM media instead choosing to focus on the other two popular formats. 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.

The disc is over 4GB and single sided. On top of that, it would not erase or packet write at anything faster than 4x. By looking at the screenshot, you can see that the drive considered only LG’s new writer was a little faster when reading CD-R media.


Most major software companies have pledged support for the technology. PowerProducer also allows you to set chapters within the video content and add your own custom menus, backgrounds, fonts and titles. The drives casing is made from black plastic with a silver coloured trim which goes rewritwr the top and front edge of the unit.

The GSAD still has its share of logos though. In our tests, it reached a maximum speed of only 8x when reading both single and dual layer discs. You’re also going to get different results for single and dual layer discs.

We do this so all tests can be compared reliably. As you can see, InCD gives you a number lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d formats to choose from.

LG 16x External Super Multi DVD CD Rewriter USB 2.0 Lightscribe GSA 2166d

These instructions are pretty brief since there really isn’t much to do other than plug in a few cables and lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d the computer on. At the mulhi of this review, this is the only official firmware available for the GSAD. Like the front bezel, the top of the enclosure is made out of a glossy black plastic. It fires off eight different applications using scripts. With features and specs like this, LG’s new “Super-Multi” drive sounds like it has a lot of potential.


You haven’t heard of this before? For ease of installation, the GSAD is hard to beat.

You can download the latest version of the software from Nero’s website. Well that’s ok a lot of people are only just hearing about LightScribe technology.

The CD Winbench test is as close as we can get to testing every day usage. So what are “good” results supposed to look like? From this information we can see what the drive’s average speed was and how many errors it ,g.

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Here is a screen shot from Nero’s InfoTool. Lg super multi dvd rewriter gsa-2166d get users familiarized with their new drive, it starts out by going over some of the GSAD’s features, package contents and system requirements. Looking at the graphs above, you can see that the media from Taiyo Yuden and Fuji yielded some pretty good results.

The drive started reading at Nevertheless, if you do run into trouble, the documentation LG has provided is more than sufficient. To make a long story short, I am supr a 4. LightScribe You haven’t heard of this before?