How to open these drives? Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, I probe the new flashes, but my Lite-On is still in the same way. However, I am unable to make use of the Codeguys downloads because I keep getting this error when I try to extract the files:. Protected Disc Tests 6. Bay Required Total Qty. Cyber Monday Newegg:

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Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. Now you will be greeted with the main guts:.

Lite-on SOHWS Firmware Driver – TechSpot

Transfer Rate Reading Tests 3. For this review, the drive is flashed to the latest firmware available for now, version BS0G. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 24, CD Error Correction Tests 4. Min Hard Drive Space. Well first, turn them sohhw-1633s and undo the four screws that secure the base-plate to the contraption.

The same store I bought it from www. The front panel is the same as on previous LiteON models, with the activity led lighting up green when the device is active. 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.


An Obiturary: LiteOn SOHW-1633S, and LH-18A1P

Introduction – Oite Package. SA – Page 2 What code is in the image? Be respectful, keep it civil llite stay on topic. I will sorely miss these drives, but that being said, laser failure seemed to be a common trait amongst many LiteOn drives — the fact mine have lived such long and productive lives is something to marvel at on its own. They were my drives of choice when it came to testing.

The little chip near the power supply bypass caps is the EEPROM which contains unique calibration data for the actual drives. Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12, I was sure that the laser is working because I was seeing the red laser light not directly, of course: Utility for lite-on dvdrw sohws deteced drives: I have been able to fix the non-reading issue of my drive.

LITE-ON SOHWS resources and drivers

I have to emphasize that the tweaking was done in very small steps. Only thing I was curious about is why I can still only burn at 4x while the others on this post seem to have gotten it up 12x?


More information about text formats. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 13, You should be able to burn -R media.

Lite-on SOHW-1633S Firmware

Thanks for reporting back about WinRAR. You will see the left is the front panel loader, and this lit contains a tray motor, some gears, a few buttons, a position encoder, headphone socket, potentiometer and an LED. Protected Disc Tests 6. WinRAR did the trick.

Litte is a screenshot from Nero Burning Rom, showing supported options such as overburn and buffer underrun protection. So there we are — a look into the innards of a dead optical drive. I did the same. I downloaded the lite On sohws.