Lite-On iHAS B & Cross-Flashable Drive Models Compatible with c4eva's iXtreme Burner MAX Firmware for XGD3

c4eva's "iXtreme Burner MAX" customized PC DVD burner fw allows for burning 100% of an XGD3 ISO to regular DVD+R DL discs. Preferred media for error-free burns are Verbatim MKM001 (burning at 2.4x), and Verbatim MKM003 (burning at 2.4x or 4x). Note: "A" versions have MTK chipset, but are old and untested. "Y" versions have the NEC chipset, which is not supported. All regular features of the burner function as normal, including LightScribe, LabelTag, Smart-Erase, Smart-Burn, Smart-X, and SuperAllWrite. Even with the custom iXtreme Burner MAX fw flashed to the drive, it is still fully functional as a regular burner, not only for XGD3, but also XGD2, and all other ISOs and data, up to 8.7GB worth.

Lite-On iHAS Models

iHAS124B (Baseline model)
iHAS224B (Baseline model + LightScribe)
iHAS324B (Baseline model + SmartErase)
iHAS424B (Baseline model + LightScribe + SmartErase [equivalent to 224 + SmartErase])
iHAS524B (Baseline model + LabelTag + SmartErase)
iHAS624B (Baseline model + LabelTag + LightScribe + SmartErase [equivalent to 524 + LightScribe])

Cross-Flashable Models

In addition to the normal Lite-On iHAS "B" burners, there are several other drive models of different brands that can be cross-flashed to an iHAS by using the original Lite-On iHAS firmware and EEPROM utilities. These cross-flashable drives are re-badged OEM drives, which means they are manufactured by Lite-On and contain the same internal hardware and components as the Lite-On iHAS, but are sold under a different brand name (ASUS, Dell, HP, Plextor, TEAC), some with a different faceplate/bezel on the front of the drive, and/or with different retail packaging.

Please note that the cross-flashable drive models marked with a * in the list below have multiple revisions, of which only the "B" revision is supported. Revision "Y" (NEC chipset), "A" (older MTK chipset), "C" (MTK chipset/1MB flash), and "D" (MTK chipset/1MB flash) are not compatible. c4eva's custom Burner MAX firmware is based on the Lite-On iHAS "B" revision which has an MTK chipset with 2MB flash.

The revision letter is usually indicated somewhere on the retail box and also on the label sticker on the drive itself. For some drives, the revision letter is part of the drive model, or appears near or after the end of the drive model on the label sticker. Depending on when a particular model was manufactured and the retail destination country/region, the configuration and placement of the stickers may be slightly different; different arrangement, dual barcodes, different certification logos, and so on. If you are purchasing a cross-flashable drive online or from a retail store, you should have customer service or the salesperson check the label on the box or the sticker on the drive to ensure that it is in fact a "B" revision.

Please refer to the gallery of images below the list for examples of some of the different revisions' drive label stickers and box labels.

The following drive models are confirmed capable of being cross-flashed with c4eva's iXtreme Burner MAX firmware:




iHAS322* (thanks to Hasham, Risay, and Kingston for confirming)
DH-16ABSH11B (thanks to Charles for confirming)



Contact us if you know of any other confirmed cross-flashable drives that aren't on this list.

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134 Responses to Lite-On iHAS B & Cross-Flashable Drive Models Compatible with c4eva's iXtreme Burner MAX Firmware for XGD3 (Including 29 Discussion Threads)

  1. avatar Peter says:

    so I buy the specific DVD drive model and then I flash it with the firmware version I need right?

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    • avatar tristan says:

      From reading around thats what I understand. I'm going to PCWorld tomorrow to try and find a drive that will work.

      Will this mean I can burn any game without messing around with settings?!

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      • avatar Anonymous says:

        Ive got some drives brand new I can sell you. And Ive already install the CFW So, when you pop in a black DVD+R DL it shows 8.13bg
        No when u open Imgburn it will do the 8.7gb N ive tested these burners. and they are 100% ready to use. I lived in Chatt. Tn, 37421
        Robby Holland is my name
        Txt me on my cell 423-902-3915

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  2. avatar Haider says:

    Which Firmware Should I Use On My Asus DRW-24B1ST

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  3. avatar pier83 says:

    sorry for my english.

    I have a burner liteon laptop.
    1839LE chip Mediatek MT: I know that this is compatible with burner max mt
    This is the original firmware:
    flashutility: flash works in read but not write.
    C4eva do you think?

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  7. avatar nico says:

    Hello sorry but I have a problem I have a drw-24b1st chipset c i can crossflash this drive?

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  9. avatar siemk says:

    witam ma taki napęd w laptopie czy tam mogę wgrać slimtype dvd ds8a5sh nex(nx25p16)-(0-0)

    welcome to the drive in the laptop and can upload there slimtype dvd ds8a5sh nex(nx25p16)-(0-0)

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