Besides the previously announced LH-18A1P, Lite-On IT has announced it will also launch a LightScribe version of this 18x drive, the LH-18A1H. The LH-18A1H is expected to be available from November 2006.
With the release of the LH-18A1H, Lite-On IT continues to increase its DVD
burning speeds from 16x to 18x. With the addition of LightScribe the
LH-18A1H offers a lot of versatile options to appeal to the most creative
The drive writes DVD+R and DVD-R at 18X, thanks to SmartWrite technology.
Double and Dual layer discs can be written at 8X. Besides DVD±R(W)
compatibility, this drive also incorporates Super AllWrite technology and
therefore rewrites DVD-RAM discs at 12X.