LG's GH22 comes with a 2MB memory buffer coupled with buffer underun technology for reliable burning.
Specifications include 22x writing for DVD-R/+R, 16X for DVD+RW DL, 12x for DVD-R DL and 12x for DVD-RAM.
Its Lightscribe feature allows the GH22 to print images and on the surface of discs while the SecurDisc feature - also met in the company's previous DVD burners - enables secure data protection and content access control when writing data on CD and DVD formats. LG's new GH22 super Multi drive with Security Function offers password encryption, adds a digital signature to all data to allow recipients to verify data authenticity, detects altered data through checksums to verify data integrity and also increases data reliability through redundantly stored data.
It will be available in the second half of this year. The U.S. pricing is unknown but in South Korea it costs about the equivalent of $30.