LG Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer

LG Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer

LG Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer

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LG Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer

LG Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer

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Product Highlights

  • Max 6x BD-R Read and Write Speed
  • Max 8x DVD±R Read and Write Speed
  • Max 24x CD-R Read and Write Speed
  • Supports 3D Blu-ray Disc Playback
  • Reads & Writes BD-XL 100GB Discs
  • Reads & Writes BD-RE and M-DISC
  • 4MB Buffer Under-Run Prevention
  • Connects & Powered via USB 2.0
  • Silent Play & Jamless Play
  • Windows Compatible
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LG WP50NB40 overview

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The Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer from LG is a lightweight, Windows compatible optical drive that features a maximum BD-R read and write speed of 6x, a maximum DVD±R read and write speed of 8x, and a maximum CD-R read and write speed of 24x. It also has playback support for 3D Blu-ray media as well as read and write support for M-DISC. Additionally, this drive supports a variety of other formats, including BD-RE, BD-XL, DVD±RW, DVD-RAM, CD-R, CD-RW, and more. This broad range of formats allows you to select the media best suited for your needs.

This drive is also equipped Silent Play and Jamless Play, as well as a 4MB buffer to help prevent under-runs. A USB 2.0 cable is included for connecting and powering the drive. A Windows Blu-ray drive install disc with added software is also included.

LG Slim Portable Blu-ray / DVD Writer optical drives can read and write a wide variety of disc formats, including BD-R/RE, DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD-RAM, CD-R/RW, and more. This gives users the option to choose the media best suited for each task
BD-XL Triple Layer Capacity
In addition to supporting single layer (25GB) and dual layer (50GB) Blu-ray discs, this model also supports BD-XL Triple Layer, a high capacity Blu-ray disc format that can store up to 100GB of data on write-once media
This drive supports M-DISC media, which uses a patented rock-like recording surface, as compared to organic dyes, to create each disc. This design offers extended reliability in data storage compared to other recordable media
3D Blu-ray Support
Playback for 3D Blu-ray content is supported with the bundled playback software. Separately sold 3D glasses are required
Silent Play
As the disc is being read, Silent Play technology automatically controls the disc read speed to for optimal noise reduction and to help ensure a quiet and smooth playback
Jamless Play
Jamless Play automatically skips past damaged parts of a disc to help maintain smooth playback while reducing interruptions
UPC: 058231313147
In the Box
LG Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer
  • Blu-ray Drive Install Disc
  • USB 2.0 Cable
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    LG WP50NB40 specs

    Enclosure Type External
    Interface USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
    Buffer Memory 4 MB
    Blu-Ray Access Time 250 ms
    Blu-Ray Read Speed BD-R (SL, DL): 6x
    BD-ROM (SL, DL): 6x
    BD-RE (SL, DL): 6x
    BD-R XL (TL, QL): 6x
    BD-RE XL (TL): 4x
    DVD Access Time 200 ms
    DVD Read Speed DVD±R (SL, DL): 8x
    DVD±RW: 8x
    DVD-ROM (SL, DL): 8x
    DVD-RAM: 5x
    CD Access Time 200 ms
    CD Read Speed CD-ROM: 24x
    CD-RW: 24x
    CD-R: 24x
    RoHS Compliant Yes, Per Manufacturer
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.7 x 6.1 x 0.6" / 14.5 x 15.5 x 1.5 cm
    Weight 0.6 lb / 0.27 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.425 x 7.244 x 1.732"

    LG WP50NB40 reviews

    Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 7.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wouldn't burn M-Disc DVDs I bought this burner so I could burn M-Disc DVDs and Blu-ray disks. My first disk stopped mid-process with an unknown error. I then successfully burned a DVD, not wanting to waste any of the more expensive M-Disc DVDs. I attempted to burn another M-Disc DVD, with the same lack of success. The software that comes with the burner is confusing (there are about 6 separate programs) and no mention is made of M-Disc capability in the software. The failed burns were accomplished with both Windows and the special software. The burner is of no use to me since I already had a Blu-ray burner that can burn Blu-rays and DVDs. I plan to abandon my efforts to use M-discs. I didn't try to burn any Blu-ray M-discs, as the Blu-ray discs I ordered arrived damaged.
    Date published: 2016-06-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bluray writer at its best Good looking, light, easy to hook to your preferred computer. Only thing missing might be a soft case like the one I had with my older dvdrw. It's also compatible with m-disc, bluray 100gb. Highly recommended!!
    Date published: 2016-01-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE Swiss Army Knife of media drives! I've had this drive for a few months and it has performed flawlessly every time I've used it. I'm pretty sure this drive supports every type of media you throw in it. Highly recommended!
    Date published: 2017-01-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Well For Me The writer was easy to set up. Currently use the 25G discs. I am quite impressed with the results along with making more in the future.
    Date published: 2017-05-12
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Slim & Robust This is a great plug & play Blu-ray burner. Works with BR-R discs.
    Date published: 2018-03-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great item with fast shipping Great item with fast shipping
    Date published: 2017-11-07
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Slim Portable Blu-ray/DVD Writer It works well.
    Date published: 2017-08-03
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