Lite-On was kind enough to send us the iHAS624
for review. In this review we will be seeing how this drive from one the
world’s best known optical drive manufacturers performs in our tests.
The Lite-On iHAS624 supports 24x DVD±R, 8x/6x
DVD+RW/-RW, and 8x DVD+R/DL-R DL writing technology, allowing Double/Dual Layer
discs of 8.5GB to be written. The Lite-On iHAS624 also supports DVD-RAM
reading and writing at 12x speed, and SmartErase, lightscribe and also features
We are sure that most of you know Lite-On
already, but for those of you wishing to find out more, you can read about it
on the Lite-On website.
Let’s now take a look at the packaging that
the drive is shipped in.
The drive that Lite-On sent was the retail
version and, we can see the package and contents below.
Box left and right sides
What’s inside the box
Now it’s time to take a look at the drive
itself and what the drive came shipped with.
Our package was the retail version.
The package contained the Lite-On iHAS624,
SATA cable, software disc, instruction manual, and fixing screws.
Now let’s take a
look at the drive.
The bezel of the Lite-On iHAS624 is nicely
styled. We can also see various logos including a LabelTag and Lightscribe logo,
an emergency eject hole, single green LED and an eject button.
On the bottom of the drive we found one
label and we can see the drive was manufactured in China during September 2010.
On the rear of the drive we can see the SATA
power connector and data connector.
Now let’s head on to the next page where
we can take a look at the features of the drive….