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Samsung 203S TruDirect 20X SATA DVD Writer Lightscribe Black OEM W/ Software

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Shipping Weight: 2lbs

Part #: SH-S203S/BEBN

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Product Videos [ Edit ]


Features [ Edit | History ]

TruDirect™ real time recording
No need for space in HDD, direct recording to ODD.
  • Creating DVD title from 1h video stream: about 1h 5min
  • Creating DVD title from 1h HDD camcorder file (4.1GB): 30min
  • Light Scribe
    Light Scribe
    Direct Disc Labelling technology burns labels directly onto your CDs and DVDs with laser-etched precision, using the same disc drive that burns.
    Double OPC (Optimum Power Control) in DVD+R
    Double OPC (Optimum Power Control) in DVD+R
  • Usually the outer side of the disc has lower writing quality because of the vibration and swaying of the disc makes the servo signal worse.
  • Double OPC technology enables to check not only in the inner but also in the outer side of the disc, optimizing the laser power on each area in order to perform the most reliable writing.
  • SpeedPlus™ power speed technology for 20X writing
    SpeedPlus™ power speed technology for 20X writing
  • Powerful over-speed support
  • Low noise and vibration control system for high speed
  • Optimized algorithm for fastest speed
  • S.A.T (Speed Adjustment Technology)
    S.A.T. (Speed Adjustment Technology)
    Diverse quality discs in the market. But just click to burn with no worries when you use SAMSUNG WriteMaster™ Smart enough to write in the most optimized speed for the disc automatically.
    RoHS Compliant (Eco-Product)
    RoHS Compliant (Eco-Product)
    SAMSUNG develops technologies to design eco products excluding harmful materials to human body, such as Pb, Cd, Cr+6, Hg, PBBs and PBDE for the protection of human health and the environment.


    Specifications [ Edit | History ]

    Access Time:   CD 110ms (Random), DVD 130ms (Random)

    Data transfer mode:SATA 1.5Gbps 

    Interface:   Serial-ATA

    Buffer Memory   2M Drive

    Install Form    Horizontal / Vertical Size (W * H * L)   148.2 (W) x 42(H) x 170(D) with BEZEL Disk Format   

    READ  : MASTERED DISC, CD-R, CD-RW,
                   DVD-ROM, DVD-R 3.95GB, DVD-R 4.7GB Authoring,
                   DVD-R 4.7GB General, DVD-RW, DVD+R 4.7GB, DVD+R 8.5GB  
                   (Double-layer), DVD+RW 4.7GB,DVD-RAM 4.7GB/2.6GB
    WRITE : DVD 4.7GB(DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD-RAM),Double Layer±R,CD-R,
                    CD-RW
    Print : CD-R, DVD+/-R LS Media  

    Buffer Protection   Applied

    Lead Free   Applied

    Light Scribe   Applied

    Customer Reviews of Samsung SH-S203S/BEBN

    Product reviews on NCIX.com are screened for relevance and inappropriate content. Reviews may contain inaccurate information about the product. If there is a discrepancy, please use the Flag this Review link located beside each review. Reviews are not an endorsement expressed by NCIX.com, but opinions from customers based on their own experience with a product. We do not recommend you make purchasing decisions based on facts or opinions expressed regarding Samsung SH-S203S/BEBN reviews.
    Mutate
    12/14/08
    Experience: 4 Months

    Pros

    Quiet! Nice faceplate.
    Cons
    Not an HD drive =P
    Summary
    Great bang for buck. It is capable of trudirect copy and lightscribe, but I've never used either of those features.

    Joseph_K
    08/18/08
    Experience: 3 Days

    Pros

    fast and reliable
    Cons
    nothing so far
    Summary
    The best dvd burner I never had. The TruDirect technology is really useful. The unit is fast and reliable. This unit does not cost too much and is quite reliable!

    Love this writer!!!!

    NofxMaster
    08/17/08
    Experience: 1 Months

    Pros

    write speed
    very quiet
    sata
    dual layer
    light scribe
    Cons
    none
    Summary
    Bought this great driver for my main system. It can do everything I want. This is very cool that they added truedirect application cd so I just have to push the button to be able to do different tasks I may want. I highly recommend this drive very silent drive too.

    Hippey
    08/15/08
    Experience: 2 Weeks

    Pros

    Cheap, Samsung quality,
    Cons
    Not really the quietest
    Summary
    You know, being that you can find it on sale/price match it for $25, you really can't fault this thing for anything. Even the noise issue, hell, its a SATA OD and its 25. How can you comlpain?

    Neil_B
    08/12/08
    Experience: 90 Days

    Pros

    Works as advertised. Quiet and quick.
    Cons
    Very poor support and warranty coverage is non-existant. Samsung extremely poor.
    Summary
    DO NOT update the firmware for this unit no matter what the supplied LiveUpdate tool tells you. Doing so renders your DVD writer useless and according to Samsung voids their warranty, even though you update according to their tool and directions - a leap of logic that defies all rational explanation. Buy an LG instead.

    Amuse1
    08/06/08
    Experience: 1 Days

    Pros

    Price, true direct.
    Cons
    n/a
    Summary
    I meant to review a different Samsung optical drive, but this was the one in my wish list that i had intended to buy :D

    This review was modfied by poster @ 08-06-08 11:45 PM

    Peter_N
    08/04/08
    Experience: 8 Months

    Pros

    Noise. The speed, spin up, read.
    Cons
    None.
    Summary
    This is a great dvd drive. It's quiet and fast. This is the de facto drive to get as everything else in its price range is subpar and everything else that's as amazing as it is 5 times its price. Get it, now. I'm only using this as a dvd drive so I have not considered the other features.

    KOVENANT25
    07/31/08
    Experience: 25 Days

    Pros

    Price, Lightscribe, Sata, Quality.
    Cons
    None
    Summary
    Love this writer, it's fast, works great for the price. Lightscribe support, sata connection. So far so good. Will buy again if i need another one. Will recommend to everyone.

    Guillaume_B
    07/26/08
    Experience: 2 Weeks

    Pros

    Fast
    Not too noisy
    Trudirect
    Price
    Cons
    None so far
    Summary
    The best dvd burner I never had. The TruDirect technology is really useful. The unit is fast and reliable. This unit does not cost too much and is quite reliable.

    Coro-geARX
    07/23/08
    Experience: 8 Days

    Pros

    Price, its so quite when reading disc
    Cons
    none
    Summary
    wow i have never heard a dvd drive so quite before. love this dvd rewriter and its read cheap, too bad oem dont come with sata cables so make sure you get some extra cables.

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    Messages about Samsung 203S TruDirect 20X SATA DVD Writer Lightscribe Black OEM W/ Software

    TruDirect software conflicts with iTunes (Marc_G- Aug 21, 08, 1 Replies)
    Work with a 3+ yr old motherboard? (Ted_C- Jul 21, 08, 1 Replies)
    Windows XP? (Anand_R- Jul 15, 08, 1 Replies)
    Windows XP? (Anand_R- Jul 15, 08, 0 Replies)
    This (Samsung 203S) or Samsung SH-S223F (NaX ©2008- Jul 10, 08, 2 Replies)
    help? (Corbin_S- Jun 26, 08, 3 Replies)
    Nero 7 OEM SW problem (lta- Jun 24, 08, 0 Replies)
    SATA and audio cable, screws, etc. included? (Matt_R- Jun 13, 08, 1 Replies)
    What's the R/W speeds (Sam- May 09, 08, 1 Replies)
    will this capture from a TV tuner card (Gordon_N- May 01, 08, 2 Replies)
    Does this come with the TruDirect software? (doug_the_slug- Apr 10, 08, 2 Replies)
    Anybody own this / review? (Coops07- Mar 14, 08, 1 Replies)

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