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Samsung SH-S222A 22x DVDRW (PATA/IDE)

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CD Write Speed: 48x
DVDR Write Speed: 22x
DVDR DL Write Speed: +22x -12x
Black / IDE / OEM

CCL Code: CDR4439
Mnfr Code:

SH-S222A/CHXH

£19.99 inc VAT

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Samsung SH-S222A ATA/ATAPI 2MB (Internal) DVD Writer (Bulk/No Software)

Main Features:

  • SpeedPlus power speed technology for 22X writing
  • S.A.T (Speed Adjustment Technology)
  • Firmware Live Update
  • Prevents Buffer Under Run error and enables high speed writing

Optical Drive
Optical Drive Interface ATA/ATAPI
Supported Formats CD: CD-DA, CD-ROM, MIXED-CD, CD-ROM XA, ENHANCED-CD, CD-EXTRA/CD+, Photo-CD, VIDEO-CD, CD-TEXT, CD-G, Multi-Session. DVD: DVD-RAM, DVD-ROM, DVD-VIDEO, Multi-Session(Read/Write), Multi-Border(Read)
Data Buffer 2 MB
Performance
DVD-ROM Read Speed 16X
DVD-R Read Speed 16X
DVD+R Read Speed 16X
DVD-RW Read Speed 12X
DVD+RW Read Speed 12X
DVD-RAM Read Speed 12X
DVD+R Dual Layer Read Speed 12X
DVD-R Write Speed 22X
DVD+R Write Speed 22X
DVD-RW Write Speed 6X
DVD+RW Write Speed 8X
DVD-RAM Write Speed 12X
DVD -R Dual Layer Write Speed 12X
DVD +R Dual Layer Write Speed 16X
CD-ROM Read Speed 48X
CD-R Read Speed 40X
CD-RW Read Speed 40X
CD-R Write Speed 48X
CD-RW Write Speed 4X
Physical
Form Factor DVD Writer
Enclosure type Internal
Enclosure Colour Black
Mounting Kit Vertical or Horizontal
Width 14.82 cm
Depth 17 cm
Height 4.2 cm
Item Details
Manufacturer Samsung
Part Number SH-S222A/CHXH
EAN 8808987788933
UPC 729507942292
Condition New

Do you have you a question about the Samsung SH-S222A 22x DVDRW (PATA/IDE)?

Q: installed and functioning on newish XP install, however, will only allow dvd-r write speed of 4x (16x verbatim and sony media tried) and 40x cd-r write speed (52x maxell media) thought it was old version of nero at fault, tried brand new imgburn install, chose 8x, still wrote at 4x. thanks for any help.
Answer by Website User on 10th April 2014
There can be a number of reasons for this, I'd suggest following the steps on this thread as these may resolve this. http://club.myce.com/f86/nec-faq-troubleshooting-guide-92320/?ModPagespeed=noscript -Danlevan
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Q: Has the DVDRw got the IDE connection at the back of the drive and does it it dual layer drive
Answer by Website User on 7th February 2014
As listed the drive is indeed an IDE drive at the back and does support Dual Layer burning at a speed of 16 and 12 speed for + and - discs.
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Answer by Website User on 7th February 2014
Yes, this product supports IDE and also dual-layer discs
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Q: Does this drive support Lightscribe?
Answer by Website User on 9th December 2013
This drive unfortunately does not support Lightscribe -DH
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Q: After I have fitted the device to my PC and I switch the PC on again, it does not re-start properly and wants to boot from CD. This did not happen previously. If I remove the device, the computer start normally. My system is Windows XP
Answer by CCL on 27th August 2013
It's likely that either the DVD or hard drive have their jumper settings incorrectly set - old IDE drives had to use jumper settings to correctly identify themselves, otherwise they'd get mixed up. In this case it sounds like the jumper settings are set to identify the DVD drive as the primary drive, so your computer tries to boot using that rather than the hard drive. Check out the article below - it explains jumper settings on IDE drives. Just set your hard drive to "Master" and your DVD drive to "Slave" and this should fix it! -MR http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-set-jumpers-for-your-computers-ide-drive.html
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Q: after plugging everything in as it should be, when pressing the eject button, noting happens. PS: the green light in the front remains on and contant
Answer by CCL on 3rd June 2013
That sound like the the drive is probably faulty and I would recommend returning it to us. If you've bought it in store pop back in, otherwise if you contact us on 01274 471206 or custservice@cclonline.com we can raise an RMA for you. -Danlevan
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Q: Will not play any cd rom's. At start up shows GSOP, what is this? Shows on " my computer " and device manager says working normally but no response when trying to play.
Answer by CCL on 31st May 2013
If you've tried several discs with no luck, its likely the drive is faulty and I would recommend returning it to us. If you've bought it in store pop back in, otherwise if you contact us on 01274 471206 or custservice@cclonline.com we can raise an RMA for you. -Danlevan
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Q: Does anybody know about the compatibility with the Linux O/S?? I'm running Mint Linux at the moment. Thanks Martin
Answer by CCL on 4th March 2013
A quick look online shows that this drive does work with Linux, but I don't know if this would be with a third party driver or be recognised automatically as we don't really deal with Linux. -Danlevan
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Answer by Martin on 5th March 2013
OK, thanks. I'm getting there with the wodim --devices command Martin
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Q: Hi I've just purchased one of these drives from you and I don't seem to be able to locate a driver for it. Can you help? Thanks Robert.Stevens
Answer by CCL on 16th February 2013
Samsung don't list a driver for this model, but I have never had to install an optical drive as Windows should detect it automatically. -Danlevan
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Answer by Website User on 19th February 2013
Is not a Samsung its a LITE-ON SHW-16355
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Q: Hi, is this drive compatible with an early 2008 Intel Mac Pro? My current Pioneer drive just died and there is hardly any IDE drives available these days
Answer by CCL on 19th January 2013
We would expect it to be, however we are not able to guarantee that it is compatible. apologies for any inconvenience. Dave
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Website User on 16th March 2014
Doesn't work - spins up like an aeroplane propeller and won't read blank discs - or run proprietary discs. Will be going back tomorrow.
Website User on 21st December 2013
Doesn't work? recognises drive format (audio CD/ DVD/DVD rom) but doesn't read/play contents.

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