Anyone try the 1655 with Lightscribe 1.2 Media?

vbimport

#1

Since the new Lightscribe 1.2 media has been available, has anyone burned these with a DW1655?
The media labelling is supposed to be 30% faster than the current 1.0 media and is available at Best Buy at $39.99 for a 30 PACK (Verbatim).

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Table courtesy of CDFreaks.com.
http://www.cdfreaks.com/article/250/5


#2

I did. I was unaware that there might be (or already exists) a 1.3

This was my experience

To sum it up without a click-through…

I saw a complete start-to-finish using photographs and bells and whistles burn time of 18 minutes. This is in stark contrast with my verbatim retail media (ie, no version/revision printed) of 24-26 minutes.


#3

Thanks, I appreciate the response.
I was trying to get a realistic expectation of the differences in label time.
18 minutes make the Lightscribe option much more attractive.

Lightscribe Version 1.3 is not yet available. It is schedule for launch this fall.


#4

That 1.3 looks really really nice.
I was pleasantly suprised with the 1.2 media (purchased from Staples, HP media during their $9 for 30 spindles on sale a few weeks ago).

That six minute difference was really nice, but that 10 minute will be great.


#5

is there any firmware update needed to support higher labeling speeds?
i don’t have a lightscribe drive yet, maybe it’s time to get one. v1.3 sounds nice.


#6

It would be nice if LS software uses the same writing strategy as f/w does for writing the disc for data or video. Then with 16X speed disc only take 5-6 minutes to do LS on disc.


#7

How can you tell if its 1.2 or not?


#8

I’ll try and get a photo up, but on the label, it was listed as “Version 1.2”.

I didn’t buy it because of that, hell I didnt even know about the version differences.

In a nutshell, the Verbatim 10-pk spindle had no markings, thus I now assume it is v1.0 media. The HP had it marked somewhat on their spindle label, in blue, as 1.2.


#9

my 25 pac of hp lightscribe has no markings. i also checked the dvd with nero and dvd-info and there is no indication as to what ver of lightscribe it is.


#10

As promised, here’s a l33t picture of the version number found on my HP spindle.
ok, it wasnt blue. I was either colorblind or smoking crack that caused my memory to fail :slight_smile:



#11

Yeah, as mentioned by [B]bulwaagh[/B] the Lightscrive 1.2 media is usually clearly labelled. If it’s not labelled as such then it’s most likely the standard Version 1.0 media.

Posted image courtesy of Ian over at CDRLabs. Verbatims available at Best Buy.