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Super Multi Blue Internal SATA 16x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter

  • BH16NS40

Key Features

  • Serial ATA Techonology


Capture all the excitement of Blu-ray with the 16x BD-R writing capability. Plus, now you can store more data on to BDXL™ discs.

Superior data protection with M-DISC™ Support

Superior data protection with
M-DISC™ Support

The M-DISC™uses a patent rock-like recording surface instead of organic dye to etch your data onto a disc. The M-DISC has been tested and proven to outlast standard DVDs currently on the market.

Experience 3D Blu-ray

Experience 3D Blu-ray

Take entertainment to the next level with 3D using the new Power BD-DVD 3D Software bundle. With 2D to 3D converting feature, you can bring new dimensions to all your videos.

BDXL™ Ultimate Capacity

BDXL™ Ultimate Capacity

Three Layer BDXL-R/BDXL RE discs offer 100GB capacity while quad layer BDXL-R discs boast 128GB storage capacity. You can now write up to 128GBs of data on a single quad layer BDXL™ disc which is the equivalent of 27 standard dvds or 5 single layer Blu-ray discs.

Drive Type Internal
OPERATING SYSTEMS Windows XP, Windows Vista™, Windows 7, Windows 8
Type Super Multi Blue Internal SATA 16x Blu-ray Disc Rewriter
BD-R (SL) 2x, 4x CLV, 6x, 8x, 10x PCAV, 12x CAV, 16x CAV
BD-R (DL/ TL&QL) 2x, 4x CLV, 6x, 8x PCAV, 12x CAV/ 2x, 4x CLV, 6x ZCLV
BD-R (SL LTH) 2x, 4x CLV, 6x PCAV
DVD-R 2x, 4x CLV, 8x ZCLV, 8x, 12x PCAV, 16x CAV
DVD-R (DL) 2x, 4x CLV, 8x PCAV
DVD-R (SL) 2x, 4x CLV, 8x, 12x PCAV, 16x CAV
DVD-RW (SL) 1x, 2x, 4x, 6x CLV
DVD+R (DL) 2.4x, 4x CLV, 8x PCAV
DVD+R 4x CLV, 8x, 12x PCAV, 16x CAV
DVD+RW 2.4x, 4x, 6x CLV, 8x ZCLV
CD-R 8x, 16x CLV, 24x, 32x, 40x PCAV, 48x CAV
CD-RW 4x, 10x, 16x CLV, 24x ZCLV
BD-R (SL L to H) 6x CAV
BD-ROM (SL/DL) 12x / 8x CAV
BD-R (SL/DL) 12x / 8x CAV
BD-R (TL/QL) 6x / 6x CAV
BD-RE (SL/DL) 8x /6x CAV
BDMV (AACS Compliant Disc) 12x
DVD-ROM (SL/DL) 16x / 12x CAV
DVD-R (SL/DL) 16x / 12x CAV
DVD+R (SL/DL) 16x / 12x CAV
DVD-RAM 2x, 3x, 5x CLV
M-DISC 12x
DVD-Video (CSS Compliant Disc) 12x / 8x CAV (SL/DL)
CD-R/RW/ROM 48x / 40x / 48x CAV
80mm CD 11.5x CAV
BD-ROM 180 ms typ.
DVD-ROM 160 ms typ.
DVD-RAM 180 ms typ.
CD-ROM 150 ms typ.
BD-ROM > 62.93 MB/s (>14x)
DVD-ROM 22.16 Mbytes/s (16x)max.
CD-ROM 7,200 kB/s (48x)max.
8b side 1.2Gbps bits/s
10b side 1.5Gbps bits/s
BUFFER SIZE 4 MB (Buffer Under-run prevention function embedded)
Serial ATA bus inferface(1.1a) Yes
RoHS Yes
DIMENSIONS (W x H x D) 5.7" x 1.6" x 6.5" (146 x 41.3 x 165mm)
Weight 1.65 Ib (750g)
CyberLinkPower2Go Yes
CyberLink PowerDVD Yes
CyberLink PowerBackup Yes
CyberLink PowerProducer Yes
BH16NS40 058231306187

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am so happy .. I went and bought another one I purchased one of these drives 8 months back for my Windows desktop and since then I have burned over 125 plus BluRay discs for my photography business. Its perfect every single time and no coasters. So when time came to add an external BluRay burner to my iMac I went and bought another one of the LG BluRay burner and paired it with Vantec NexStar DX External USB 3.0 Enclosure. iMac recognized this drive with no issue, works perfectly with PlexDisc 6x Blu-ray every single time.
Date published: 2015-11-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Cant download program from LG I downloaded the update for this product and after I did when I opened the program and tried to update it would do nothing. So I uninstalled and reinstalled and it did the same thing. So I guess if there are any updates for this product than I will not be able to download it.
Date published: 2015-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what the doctor ordered! I installed this in my DELL XPS8700 that had a spare drive bay. Installation of the drive was easy, although I did have a problem with the door on the computer. It wouldn't open to allow access to the drive tray. After a slight adjustment of the drive in the bay, everything works as it should. This drive is FAST! Quiet too! Drivers installed after I booted up and installed the included software. I burned a BluRay disc shortly after I installed the drive and it took it less than 45 minutes to write 22Gb of data. I'd highly recommend this drive to anyone looking to either upgrade or replace an older drive.
Date published: 2015-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product peforms flawlessly. All I did was plug it into my desktop.And it was off to the races. Good performance,with good results.
Date published: 2015-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG BluRay writer I installed in my gaming desktop (Alienware Aurora) and it works beautifully. no hang ups, burn quickly with quality.
Date published: 2014-12-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product! Stayed with a winner when I needed to upgrade a failing drive. LG BD burner is exactly what I was looking for when balancing value and price.
Date published: 2014-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does everything it says it does Got this from Newegg at a terrific price. It operates as advertised. Its fast effective and high quality.
Date published: 2014-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Blu-ray Disc Writer The drive installed easily with no problems, and has been easy to use. It included several programs, a player, data disc creator, adviser, label printer. It did not come with a video editing program, but worked perfectly with the one I already had. I was able to create (burn) several Blu Ray discs with no problems, which all worked in a standard Blu Ray player. All in all, an excellent drive so far.
Date published: 2014-08-04
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I am having truoble with windows 10 recognising this drive, it accepts that it is a cd/dvd but will not accept that it is a blu ray player, cyberlink software recognises it but when you come to burn a disk it states that there is no disk in the drive.

Asked by: locost24
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Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-10-14

Is LG BH16NS40 compatible with windows 10? I have some issues with this unit - Windows is not able to recognize the Blue Ray burner (it doesn't appear in the task manager).

Asked by: laurier
yes this works with windows 10 and works very well .make sure you install the software from the cd supplied .remember all versions of windows just see the dvd as a dvd writer even if its blue-ray writer , i have just bought this writer and its superb it even burned my 4x (25gb) disks at 8 speed and it was so quite and quick....there is a clue to this working well when the documentation says it might not work with other blue ray burning software ,but i have 4 other burning software products installed on my pc and i have burned disks ok with all (all free software i might add)
Answered by: dessy
Date published: 2015-11-29
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