Newegg keeps the Black Friday spirit alive with more deals for Cyber Monday. User32 Dec 3, I would go with the Samsung, but if you like the styling of the lg better go with that. The best deals from Amazon’s one-day storage sale Amazon slashed prices on some 20 items. Cyber Monday Newegg: Here’s a closeup of the LG drive’s laser head.

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Usually if a optical drive fails from the start, get it replaced. Here’s a closeup view of the circuit board that transfers the data and electrical signals from the exterior case to the internal LG drive.

Since you will be getting them from the store, you will be able to see the drives in person. As much as possible, I try to buy products from offline because the shipping to Hawai’i is ridiculous at best.

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Samsung’s model looks like it’s been on the market for awhile though. The transformer is the component wrapped in the protective sheath with the “APD” lettering atop. LG drives were sold out they only had 2 few days ago when I visited Circuit City.


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Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, In my experience I have found samsung drives to be better than LG drives. Storage by Rick Broida Oct 10, The copper windings, visible at the bottom right, serve to help convert or reduce electrical current. Once the lf Philips head screws are removed, the LG drive’s bottom-side is revealed.

Extracting the retaining screws at the rear compartment enables removal of the drive’s outer casing. If its for a laptop you may want to get a faster slimline optical drive for your laptop, cause burning disks over usb will be a huge bottleneck. The lid, meanwhile, sits at the bottom of gd20 frame. If the external is going to be used for multiple computers, than its fine. The best deals on laptops, tablets, PCs, gaming and much more!

It’s not listed at LG’s web site either. WhatsThePoint Nov 27, The USB port is the silver port toward the bottom center slightly to the left, while the power adapter plugs into the round black port slight to the right of center on the bottom.

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If you are not happy with your optical drive, you can always swap the physical drive out of the enclosure with any 5. No, create an account now. Both drives are good, and if you can get a warranty through the place your buying it, you will be covered.


You must log in or sign up to reply here. As long as the replacement uses the same interface as the one which came with the external optical drive One other question: Rear Compartment Cover Removed Once the rear compartment’s cover is removed, the circuit board that manages transferring data communications and power delivery is revealed.

Llg a 4-terabyte USB 3. These ports help complete the chain that connects the exterior USB cable and power supply to the LG drive itself. Just what’s inside those black and beige boxes so many users have added to their systems, though? I would go with the Samsung, but if you like the styling of the lg better go with that. Storage by Rick Broida Sep 17, Once the LG drive’s outer shell g20 removed, the drive is fully revealed.

Storage by Rick Broida Nov 12,