Very nice review and it sounds like a very good drive. Before you can do this though, you will need to choose the contrast. The BH08LS20 also has its share of logos. The drive’s region can be changed five times and after that it cannot be changed anymore. These special discs have a thin dye coating on the label side that absorbs laser light. LG’s new drive also supports a feature called “bitsetting. But I am confuse with this review.

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How long does it take to print a label? I hope this helps with your questions. 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 ,ightscribe a nice constant level throughout the burn.

LG’s new drive also supports a feature called “bitsetting. Of course you can’t do this with just any drive, media or software.

Off by default, this LED lights up a bright blue whenever the drive is reading or writing. At the time of this review, this is the only official firmware available for the BH08LS I noticed one thing, bh08ls0 authorspage is totally messed up, in both firefox and ie7. Once you’ve created your LightScribe label, you’re ready to print it.


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InfoTool had no problems detecting the BH08LS20’s maximum reading and writing speeds, recording modes, buffer underrun protection and lightcsribe buffer. Most major software companies have pledged support for the technology. Very nice review and it sounds like a very good drive. The write times you are referring to was reported when burning with ImgBurn. My next Blu-ray review I ilghtscribe be using Nero and have a better idea then. You can read the review here.

The BH08LS20 also has its share of logos. I have a question: I have sent you the results with the same media burning the same files using at both 8X and MAX.

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

However, at the time of this review, the list of compatible software is still relatively short. Why 6x faster than 8x?

The drive LG sent us for this review was manufactured in December of and had firmware version 1. Pioneer is 10 minute faster?! The results are shown below. Even if you have a LightScribe capable drive and media, you will need software that supports it. By looking at the picture above you can see the drive’s SATA interface and power connector.

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

This means that Sony’s new drive is capable of backing up titles protected by SafeDisc 2, including version 2.


The difference in speed Nero vs ImgBurn I can not explain. This program queries the drive to see what its reading and writing capabilities are. This is either due to the nature of the software or the configuration of the test system for this review.

While LightScribe capable drives use the same laser when burning both the data and label, they have to be able to accurately control the laser’s focus and position as well as the spindle speed. Thank you LUK for the help in trouble shooting the problem. Again, very nice review! This triggers a chemical reaction that produces a color change, allowing the user to print text, artwork or graphics.

Testing 8x BD-R Verbatim in 19m: 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 buffer is also backed up by some form of buffer underrun protection.