LiteON recently released their latest 16X recorder, following on the footsteps of other manufacturers. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, Utility for lite-on dvdrw sohws deteced drives: This allowed us to gain speed, free of charge, courtesy of a few bit-twiddles. About Privacy Contact Us. Good luck with your new burner.

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Thanks for any help! March 3, at Lines and paragraphs break automatically. I figured out that if I turn one potentiometer clockwise, the drive stops reading CDs; if I turn it counter-clockwise, it reads CDs again. This is the underside of the drive. However, souw-1633s this is a LiteOn drive, you can set the drive to region free using several readily available utilities such as Kprobe. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, There was a sale on 25 pack soh-w1633s dvd-r that I bought.

Now you will be greeted with the main guts: And in the end I have a working drive again.

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Click for more about me! Now you will be greeted with the main guts:. It was difficult open the drive, but I did.

Opening the device’s case will void the warranty, so we advise against it. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, As these drives have, as a condition of me purchasing them, given consent to become organ donors, or to donate their bodies to science, what follows is a peek inside one of the drives just so everyone knows what lurks inside a modern optical drive.


One of them is the serial number, the lighter colour one appears to provide calibration data — possibly to do with skew angles of the laser focus. While doing testing for the Milleniata post, I discovered that my two trusty quality test workhorses were dead. Well first, turn them over and undo the four screws that secure the base-plate to the sohw-16633s.

Or choose door No. Directly in the middle of the photo is the lens and the main pickup assembly which contains the lasers and photodiodes which read and write your data. My performed very well for a long time with CS0T.

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Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. Some of these contain ball bearings which make a wooshing sound when the disc spins up and down common for LiteOn drives which acts as a counterbalance against unbalanced discs washing machines actually have something similar as well!


You will see the left is lihe front panel loader, and this normally contains a tray motor, some gears, a few buttons, a position encoder, headphone socket, potentiometer and an LED.

Clicking on the image below will reveal a high resolution image: One interesting thing is that the laser pickups have QR codes on them — disassembling both drives and scanning their pickups gives us the following photo:.

LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1633S resources, firmwares and drivers

Than you know the maximum speed you can burn them. Well, every cd-dvd drive seems to have two lasers, one for cd and one for dvd. System Requirements OS Required. Introduction – Retail Package 2. Use the paperclip to emergency-eject the tray, unclip the front bezel from the tray, then the body, and you should be left with the following:. Min Hard Drive Space.