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Internal Super-Multi Blu-ray Drive

  • GBC-H20L

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • 16x DVD+/- Write Speed
  • 6x BD-R Read Speed
  • SecurDisc™ Technology
  • LightScribe™ Disc Labeling
TRANSFER RATES
Read BD-ROM (SL/DL) 6x / 4.8x CAV, BD-R (SL/DL) 6x / 4.8x CAV, BD-RE (SL/DL) 2x / 2x CLV, BDMV (AACS Compliant Disc) 4.8x CAV,DVD-ROM (SL/DL) 16x / 8x CAV, DVD-R (SL/DL) 12x / 8x CAV, DVD-RW (SL/DL) 10x CAV / Not support, DVD+R (SL/DL) 12x / 8x CAV, DVD+RW (SL/DL) 10x CAV / Not support, DVD-RAM 2x,3x ZCLV, 3x-5x PCAV, DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc) (SL/DL) 8x CAV, CD-R/RW/ROM 40x CAV, CD-DA (DAE) 40x CAV, 80 mm CD 10x CAV
Write DVD-R 2x, 4x CLV, 8x, 12x, 16x PCAV, DVD-R DL 2x, 4x CLV, DVD-RW 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x CLV, DVD-RAM 2x, 3x CLV, 3-5x PCAV, DVD+R 2.4x, 4x CLV, 8x, 12x, 16x PCAV, DVD+R DL 2.4x, 4x CLV, DVD+RW 2.4x, 4x, 6x CLV, 8x ZCLV, CD-R 4x, 8x, 16x CLV, 24x, 32x, 40x PCAV, CD-RW 4x, 10x, 16x CLV, 24x ZCLV
WRITE METHOD
Write DVD-R: Disc at Once and Incremental Recording, DVD-R DL: Disc at Once, Incremental Recording and Layer Jump Recording, DVD-RW: Disc at Once, Incremental Recording and Restricted Overwrite, DVD-RAM: Random Write, DVD+R: Sequential Recording, DVD+R DL: Sequential Recording, DVD+RW: Random Write, CD-R/RW: Disc at Once, Session at Once, Track at Once and Packet Write
ACCESS TIME
BD-ROM 180 ms typ.
DVD-ROM 160 ms typ.
DVD-RAM 180 ms typ.
CD-ROM 150 ms typ.
DATA TRANSFER RATE
BD-ROM 215.79 Mbits/s (6x) max.
DVD-ROM 22.16 Mbytes/s (16x) max.
CD-ROM 6,000 kB/s (40x) max.
INTERFACE
Type Serial ATA 2.6
DRIVE OS COMPATIBILITY
Read/Write Windows Vista: Home Basic, Home Premium, Ultimate Edition Windows XP: Home, Professional, Media Center Edition
SUPPORTED FORMATS
Read/Write Reads data in BD-ROM, Reads in each BD-R SL/DL, BD-RE SL/DL, Reads data in each DVD-ROM,DVD-R(Ver.1.0,Ver.2.0 for Authoring), Reads and writes in each DVD-R (Ver.2.1 for General), DVD-R DL, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL,DVD+RW and DVD- RAM, Reads data in each CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, Video CD, CD-Extra and CD-Text, Reads data in Photo CD (Single and Multi session), Reads standard CD-DA, Reads and writes CD-R discs conforming to “Orange Book Part 2”, Reads and writes CD-RW discs conforming to “Orange Book Part 3”, Reads DVD-RAM with CPRM ,DVD-R with CPRM, and DVD-RW with CPRM, LightScribe MV1.2-N Single Layer DVD +/- R Media Specification, LightScribe MV1.2-N CD-R Media Specification
LOADING/MOUNTING
Loading Tray type, Auto loading
SIZE
WxHxD 146 x 41.3 x 185 mm
Weight 870g

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great except for lg support This drive is an excellent piece of hardware. It has worked flawless for me for over a year now and continues to work well. There are a couple of things that irk me though. Granted it very well might be my motherboard, but I have not been able to use this drive in DMA/UDMA mode since day one. If I attempt to enable DMA it completely locks up my whole system, but that hasnt affected the read or write capeabilities. My second gripe which is probably the biggest of them is the lack of software and driver downloads from LG. I recently upgraded my machine to Windows 7 and would like to reinstall the original software suite back on my machine since I had to do a "Clean" install of 7. No where on lg.com is there a place to redownload the oem software, let alone the driver. The driver is not a big issue since the windows generic one works just fine, but I would still like the software to be available. Other than those two issues the drive has been an excellent one.
Date published: 2009-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bar-none, Buy it! Purchased the CH08NLs10 on a rebate, and the first movie played was The Dark Knight -parts of this movie is filmed in IMAX. This drive stepped up to the plate. This is my second super multi drive. Buy it!
Date published: 2009-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect I've got two of these running in my desktop now and I've installed them in several other computers. Never had a problem with it and love its performance. I've never had a disk that wouldn't burn. Easy as ever to install, windows vista discovered it and installed automatically. No need to install drivers from the included disk. The first one I did however need to find the updated drivers on LG's website so it would run with Nero but even that was easy. Overall this is the best internal DVD Burner I've ever used.
Date published: 2009-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Multi Blue BH08 The Super Multi Blue Internal Blu-Ray Disc rewriter BH08-LS20 works exactly as advertised. It burns really fast!
Date published: 2009-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exelent BR-dvd This drive has preformed quite well both as a DVD, BRDVD player and as a dvd writer
Date published: 2009-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Far...So Good New owner of GBC-H20L and so far so good...no bad yet and happy with the performance that I have seen so far. I am waiting to burn my HD disc to Blu-Ray and see how the conversion takes place.
Date published: 2009-08-19
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