These media-based speed limits can be overridden through the use of hacked firmwares. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. The list of supported media varies between firmware versions. Please make use of the search function should the discussion topics for these tools not be readily available in the LiteOn subforum index. So if you have a 8x certified disc, then you will probably be able to burn the disc at 12x speed when OS is enabled. You will also see the flash chip with the firmware, covered with a label that has the initial firmware revision the drive shipped with — BS Posted by sofiagr on Jan 14,

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Leave this field blank. SA – Page 1 Your answer needs to include more details to help people. You must now double-click on the media code that you just renamed and select a suitable write strategy. The drive also uses the RPC II region control, allowing a user to change the drive’s region at most 5 times. Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Are there any other tools not listed above—and not listed in the Comprehensive LiteOn Tools Collection thread —that I might be able to use with my drive?

Click for liteo-n about me! Lite-om there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on rep,acement repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two. What is an unscrambled firmware?


Lite On SOHW-1633S DVD±RW not burning

One of them is the serial number, the lighter colour one appears to provide calibration data — possibly liteo-n do with skew angles of the laser focus. With a few exceptions e. For the second time now my s just refuses burning any ssohw-1633s or dvds. BIN file without a firmware flasher, you can use either LtnFW Windows, easy-to-use, models prior to the 5S model, without a serial flash or MtkFlash DOS, harder-to-use, but can be used for dead drive recovery, models prior to the 5S model, without a serial flash or for drives with a serial flash 5S, 6S, etc.

If so, did you remember to patch the firmware for crossflashing? The data from the left one is 0. Introduction – Retail Package.

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So why would lite-no ever want to use an unscrambled firmware? The max point reward for answering a question is You can download the latest version of SmartBurn on the LiteOn website here. Please acknowledge that this FAQ has been in existence litee-on quite some time. After you have enabled the options in SmartBurn you will need to open and close the tray to activate the functions.


DVD Burning problem – LITE-ON DVDRW SOHWS – TechSpot Forums

Not finding what you are looking for? If a firmware update that contains support for a certain media type is not available, you can add support for this unsupported media type yourself.

For this review, the drive is flashed to the latest firmware dfdrw for now, version BS0G. There are two different levels of protection against crossflashing.

LiteON SOHW-1633S

You can do this either by backing up sogw-1633s firmware currently in your drive or downloading from the Internet a suitable unscrambled see above firmware for your drive. The email address entered is already associated to an account.

There is no difference. HTL media from these brands, however, tends to be supported without caveats. Clicking on the image below will reveal a high resolution image: This scrambling prevents the extraction of a firmware from the official firmware flasher and also prevents a firmware from being patched as patching tools only work on unscrambled firmwares.

Do LiteOn drives have riplocks? Unless you have an older drive i.

Once you have done that, you can check out the crossflashing how-to guide.