Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. CD Tests Page 8: The drive also includes features like 40x CD reading and writing speeds, 24x rewriting speeds, and support for BenQ’s own Write Right technology. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, Draft – 13 minutes. Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it. We also received a small presentation of LightScribe technology.

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BenQ DW1625 LightScribe

Announced last January by Hewlett-Packard, LightScribe has already been integrated into the internal drives built into HP desktop and notebook computers, as well as into a few pioneering aftermarket rewriters from such vendors as LaCie, Toshiba, and BenQ. The specs below have been taken from BenQ’s website and by running a few dw6125 tests. The negative side effect to this is that it does increase the time considerably.

Bay Required Total Qty. Firing up our DW dvvd unit revealed that despite its strengths, LightScribe isn’t perfect. Our unit’s 40 by 24 by 40 engine recorded a minute Video CD disc image in 1: While it took longer than many expected, LightScribe products have finally started to ship. To get the new content to line up bennq the existing text and images, the drive needs to start writing from the same spot.


Of all the probable explanations, the most compelling one would have to be the lethargic pace of adoption by media manufacturers.

Using the bundled software you can both create and burn LightScribe disc labels. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

Subscribe to our newsletter. The drive is available in two colors, beige and black. This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics. Needless to say, you wouldn’t be able to do this dw1265 a traditional label printer. While both programs will let you add your own text and graphics, you cannot print LightScribe labels directly from Nero Cover Designer.

Three Level Printing Page 3: The most popular way is to use a permanent marker.

– Features – BenQ DW LightScribe 16x DVD±RW – Reviews

Needless to say, LightScribe bwnq the show and companies like Hitachi-LG, Mitsubishi Chemical, Moser Baer and Toshiba quickly jumped on board, pledging support for this new technology. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 26, While permanent for the most part, LightScribe labels aren’t immune to the elements. The DW delivered superior recording performance, burning a 4.

By using these features, the DW is able to maintain perfect control over both the laser beam angle and the power rate being projected onto the disc, ensuring every bit of your data is written at the best possible quality. About the Author Don Labriola.


Furthermore, alignment problems that occur during pasting and printing would also be eliminated. System Requirements Details Operating System. The drive also includes features like 40x CD reading and writing speeds, 24x rewriting speeds, and support for BenQ’s dvv Write Right technology. The printing is much darker and more defined. With a very conventional appearance, performance isn’t out of the ordinary either.

One of the first drives to incorporate LightScribe disc-labeling technology. Leave this field blank.

BenQ DW LightScribe – Review – PCMag Australia

LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling, which uses an optical drive’s CD laser pickup to etch text and graphics onto the surface of specially coated media. The connector on the far left is the digital audio output. Quanta Storage moves into CE market.

Normal – 21 minutes. 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.